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[IRELAND]. The true life of Betty Ireland. With Her Birth, Education, and Adventures. Together with Some Account of her elder Sister Blanch of Britain. Containing, Sundry very curious Particulars. London Printed: Dublin, Reprinted for Peter Wilson. 1753. First Irish edition.
36pp, [4]. With half-title and two advertisement leaves. Recent blue paper wraps. Worn, with slight surface marking and some discolouration, loss to wrap edges. Damp-staining to half-title with ink inscription at head, short tear to margin of title, light dust-soiling and foxing throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[JACOBITE RISING]. A further report from the commissioners and trustees of the Forfeited Estates in Scotland. Presented to the Honourable House of Commons; Friday the 20th Day of March, 1723. Printed for Jacob Tonson, Bernard Lintot, and William Taylor. 1724.
[4], 7pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[JAMES II]. Memoirs of the English Affairs, Chiefly Naval, From the Year 1660, to 1673. [s.n.]. 1729. First edition.
xx, 280pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf. Heavily rubbed, some surface loss, joints split, remnant of paper label to upper board, without lettering-piece. Bookplate of Bath Reference Library to FEP, with their occasional embossed stamps, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, small ink numeral to head of title, slight loss to bottom corner of L4.
Price
£ 375.00
[JARVES, James Jackson]. Parisian sights and French principles, seen through American spectacles. Clarke, Beeton, & Co.. 1853. First London edition.
[6], viii, 245pp, [3]. With two preliminary publishers advertisement leaves, another terminal leaf of same, a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, four engraved plates, and numerous illustrations in the text. Partially unopened in original publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed with some loss and tearing to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate of Reginald Arthur Tatton to FEP.
Price
£ 150.00
[JESUITS]. Compte rendu des constitutions des Jesuites, Par M. Jean-Pierre-Francois de Ripert de Monclair, Procureur General du Roy au Parlement de Provence, les 28 May, 3 & 4 Juin 1762, en execution de l'Arret de la Cour du 15 Mars precedent. [s.n.]. 1762.
310pp, [2], 315pp, [1]. Original publisher's paper boards, contrasting red paper lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and soiled with some loss to corners. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[JONES, Rev. Thomas]. A CLERGYMAN. Scripture melodies. Printed for the author, and published by Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy. 1821. First edition.
80pp. Uncut in original publisher's drab boards. Slightest of wear to extremities, hinge straining at title, else a fine copy. Bookplate of Percival Hinton to FFEP, pencilled inscription to FEP.
Price
£ 325.00
[JOYCE, Jeremiah]. Scientific dialogues, intended for the instruction and entertainment of young people: in which the first principles of natural and experimental philosophy are fully explained. Printed for J. Johnson. 1803. Second edition.
In three non-uniform volumes. x, [2], 200; [4], 250; ix, [3], 235pp, [1]. With 12 engraved plates. Contemporary roan backed marbled boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, loss and cracking to spines, without lettering-pieces of volumes II and III. Sporadic foxing, slight loss to bottom corner of G2 of Vol. I and I4 of Vol. II, touching text in latter instance, but with no loss of sense.
Price
£ 100.00
[JUVENILE]. Little Sophy, a true story, for little children. Printed by and for Henry Mozley. [c.1830]. Second edition, enlarged.
[5], 6-108pp. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary red half calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed with some surface loss to spine and board edges. Ink inscription 'Emma Sutherland November 1830' to recto of FFEP, heavily foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
[KEATS-SHELLEY MEMORIAL]. Bulletin of the keats-shelley memorial, rome. No. 1. . Macmillan and Co. Ltd.. 1910.
v, [1], 187pp, [1]. With a frontispiece, and four plates. [Together with:] Bulletin of the keats-shelley memorial, rome. No. 2. London. Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1913. viii, 197pp, [1]. With a frontispiece, and six plates. Quarto. Uniformly bound by Root & Son of London in recent morocco-backed navy boards, lettered in gilt, original publisher's printed scarlet wrappers bound-in. Light rubbing to extremities, spines sunned. Bookplates of Maurice Buxton Forman to both FEPs, leaves a trifle toned. With three leaves of manuscript notes regarding the work of Keats loosely inserted, and two letters (dated 1933) received from Forman from the Memorial Association regarding the purchase of these volumes.
Price
£ 200.00
[KEATS-SHELLEY MEMORIAL]. List of the first thousand works acquired by the Keats-Shelley Memorial, Rome. Macmillan and Co. Limited. 1910.
115pp, [1]. Bound by Root & Son of London in recent morocco-backed navy boards, lettered in gilt, original publisher's printed scarlet wrappers bound-in, partially unopened. Light rubbing to extremities, spine sunned. Bookplate of Maurice Buxton Forman to FEP, leaves a trifle toned.
Price
£ 200.00
[KEBLE, John]. Ode for the encaenia at oxford, june 11, 1834, in honour of his grace arthur, duke of wellington, chancellor of the university. [s.n.]. 1834. First edition.
8pp. Folded, unopened, unstitched; a rare survival, entirely as issued. Some soiling, especially to title and final leaf.
Price
£ 325.00
[KENDALL, Edward Augustus]. Keeper's travels in search of his master. Printed for J. Harris. 1815. New edition.
[4], 174pp, [2]. With a wood-engraved frontispiece, and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's red roan-backed marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Near contemporary ownership inscription to FEP, without FFEP, foxed.
Price
£ 100.00
[KENNEDY, Grace]. Father clement; a roman catholic story. Published by William Oliphant. 1824. Second edition.
[3], 6-370pp. Without half-title. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain green morocco, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink gift inscription to verso of frontispiece, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
[KILNER, Dorothy]. M.P. . The holiday present; containing anecdotes of mr. and mrs. jennet, and their little family; master george, master charles, master thomas, miss maria, miss charlotte, and miss harriet. Interspersed with instructive and amusing stories and observations. Printed for John Harris. 1828. First Harris edition.
iv, 68pp. With engraved frontispiece and one further engraved plate. Original printed stiff pink paper wrappers, red roan spine. Slightly rubbed, a little marked, else a crisp copy. Contemporary ink inscription to blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 350.00
[KNIGHT, Ellis Cornelia]. Dinarbas; a Tale: Being a Continuation of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia.. T. Cadell,Jun, and W Davies.. 1800. Fourth Edition.
xii, 309pp [1]. Contemporary speckled calf, decorative spine, contrasting red morocco lettering piece, gilt. Slightly rubbed with a little surface loss and tiny ink spot to spine, very minor occasional foxing but a nice copy. Bottom corner torn away to margin of p.273.
Price
£ 75.00