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[MALTA]. Historisch-Geographische Beschreibung der Insel Malta und des hohen Ritterordens daselbst. [s.n.]. 1782. First edition.
39pp, [1]. As issued, in three unstitched, uncut and unopened gatherings. Housed in custom recent red buckram case. Leaves a trifle toned and spotted, light dust-soiling to margins.
Price
£ 450.00
[MAN]. Thoughts on the nature of man, the propagation of creeds, and the formation of human character. Joseph Clayton et al.. 1850. First edition.
83pp, [1]. Disbound. Slightest of dust-soiling to title and terminal leaf, single instance of manuscript correction to text, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[MARKS, Richard]. Nautical essays: or, a spiritual view of the ocean and maritime affairs: with reflections on The Battle of Trafalgar, and other events. Published by J. Nisbet. 1818. First edition.
[8], 211pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, recently neatly rebacked. Rubbed with discolouration to boards. Hinges exposed, armorial bookplate of 'Letitia Le Poer French' to FEP, contemporary ink gift inscription to FFEP, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 300.00
[MARKS, Richard]. The royal review; or The King, and Lord Howe's Fleet. Giving an account of His Majesty's visit to Portsmouth After the Battle of the First of June, with some reflections thereon particularly interesting to Seamen. Printed by Augustus Applegath and Edward Cowper. [c.1821]. First edition.
8pp. Unopened, stitched as issued. Very slight browning, small pen trial to top margin of p.8.
Price
£ 125.00
[MARSHALL, William]. Planting and Rural Ornament. Being a second edition, with large additions, of planting and ornamental gardening, a practical treatise. Printed for G. Nicol et al.. 1796. Second edition.
In two volumes. xxxii, 408, [8]; xx, 454pp, [6]. With half-titles to both volumes and a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. II. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Remnant of morocco lettering-piece to Vol. I, heavy rubbing and surface loss to spines, splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[MARVELL, Andrew]. Flagellum Parliamentarium: being sarcastic notices of nearly two hundred members of the first Parliament after the Restoration. A.D.1661, to A.D.1678. From a contemporary ms. in the British Museum.. Printed by and for J. B. Nichols. 1827.
xii, 36pp. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's pink paper boards, printed paper title label to upper board. Substantial surface loss to spine, splitting to joints, lightly soiled. Occasional pencil underlining, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[MASS]. l'ordinaire de la messe selon le rite romain. Gruel & Engelmann. 1891.
37pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title. Handsomely bound by Gruel & Engelmann in contemporary tooled calf, gilt, A.E.G. Very minor rubbing to extremities. Green silk endpapers. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
[MELMOTH, William, the younger]. The letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1784. Ninth edition.
xii, 452pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, splitting to joints, some loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP, an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 100.00
[METEOROLOGY]. Aeolus. A work intended to appear occasionally, on the motions of the atmosphere. January 1840. Black & Armstrong. 1840. First edition.
[4], 63pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's plain blue gloss paper wraps. Some wear and soiling to extremities, loss to spine, upper wrap nearly detached with tape repair to tear at foot, title and date in manuscript to head. Foxed throughout, leaves A4 and A5 nearly detached from text-block.
Price
£ 75.00
[MIEGE, Guy]. The new state of England, Under Our Sovereign Queen Anne... Printed for H. Mortlock, and J. Robinson. 1703. Fifth edition.
[34], 600pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, title and frontispiece a trifle dust-soiled, ownership inscription of 'Thomas Vaughan' in calligraphic hand to head of first leaf of text, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 175.00
[MIEGE, Guy]. The present state of Great Britain. In three parts. The I. Of South II. Of North Britain, III. Of Ireland. Printed for A. Bettesworth et al.. 1728. Sixth edition, corrected.
[8],303,[1], 84, 80, 183, [1], 82, 5pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a folding table. Each part has a separate dated title-page, pagination, and register. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[MIRABEAU, Honore-Gabriel de Riqueti, comte de]. Memoires du ministere du duc d'Aiguillon, pair de France, et son commandement en Bretagne; pour servir a l'histoire de la fin du regne de Louis XV et a celle du commencement du regne de Louis XVI. Chez F. Buisson. 1792. Third edition.
[4], 392pp. With half-title. Early twentieth-century calf-backed glazed orange paper boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, sunned, library shelf-marks in correction fluid to spine. Bookplate of Bath Reference Library to FEP, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, closed tear to C8 just clipping text.
Price
£ 200.00
[MIRTIL]. The Loves of Mirtil, Son of Adonis; A Pastoral. [s.n.]. 1770. First edition.
[2], iv, [4], 139pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and title, and five further engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Mary Kelly, Easter 1957', some spotting to plates.
Price
£ 200.00
[MITFORD, John Freeman, Baron Redesdale]. Thoughts on the Catholic question. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1807. First edition.
49pp, [1]. Disbound. Light foxing and creasing in places, overall clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title; 'From the author'.
Price
£ 75.00
[MOLESWORTH, Robert]. An Account of Denmark, as it Was in the Year 1692. Printed for Tho. Longman. 1738. Fouth Edition, Carefully Revised.
[8], xxiii, [1], 432pp. Contemporary speckled tan calf, with contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Binding very slightly rubbed to fore-edges, short crack to upper joint at head of spine. A crisp, unpressed copy. Armorial bookplate of William Middleton, Crowfield Hall, from the land-owning family of Suffolk and South Carolina.
Price
£ 250.00