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[NAPOLEONIC WARS]. Bulletins of the campaign 1806. Printed by A. Strahan. 1806. First edition.
[2], 212pp. Issued with a half-title only. Handsomely bound in contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, with gilt armorial supra libros to upper board. Minor wear to extremities, very slight soiling to boards. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 350.00
[NAPOLEONIC WARS], [DUKE OF WELLINGTON]. Campaigns of the Field-Marshal His Grace, the Most Noble Arthur, Duke of Wellington; Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter...Embellished with Twenty-Four Elegant Engravings, and a Superb Equestrian Portrait of His Grace... Printed By Didot Sen for Galignani...and Sold in In London By Booth, Egerton, Longman Etc. 1817. First Edition.
[6], Frontispiece and 24 plates, each accompanied by 4pp or 6pp of text, duplicated in both French and English language. Original pink paper-covered boards, with paper onlays. Some loss to paper boards, onlays, chip to head of spine. Some spotting throughout, and occasional very heavy browning to text. The French text accompanying the 24th plate is slightly misbound, but the entire volume collated and entirely complete.
Price
£ 750.00
[NAUTICAL ALMANAC]. The nautical almanac and astronomical ephemeris for the year 1799. Published by order of the commissioners of longitude. Printed by C. Buckton...and Sold by P. Elmsly. 1793.
[16], 144, 15, [1], 145-162pp, [6]. With three terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-on, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily worn, surface loss to boards, a trifle marked. Near contemporary armorial bookplate to FEP of 'George Rose' alongside book label of 'Mrs. Rose', printed duty stamp to verso of title, foxed.
Price
£ 300.00
[NAUTICAL ALMANAC]. The nautical almanac and astronomical ephemeris for the year 1800. Published by order of the commissioners of longitude. Printed by C. Buckton...and Sold by P. Elmsly. 1793.
[16], 144, 15, [1], 145-162pp, [6]. With three terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-on. Without lettering-piece, worn, surface loss to boards, a trifle marked. Near contemporary armorial bookplate to FEP of 'George Rose' alongside book label of 'Mrs. Rose', printed duty stamp to verso of title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 300.00
[NAUTICAL ALMANAC]. The nautical almanac and astronomical ephemeris for the year 1816. Published by order of the commissioners of longitude. Printed by T. Bensley...and Sold by John Murray. 1812.
[16], 162pp, [6]. With three terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary git-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. A trifle rubbed and marked, spine worn with loss to head and lettering-piece. Endpapers lightly browned, red printed duty stamp to verso of title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[NAVAL ECONOMY]. Naval Economy: Exemplified in Conversations Between a Member of Parliament and the Officers of a Man of War, During a Winter's Cruize; Addressed to the Honorable Members of Both Houses of Parliament, and the Officers of the Royal Navy. Printed By John Dean....for William Lindsell. 1811. First Edition.
[2], iv, 78, 10pp. Recent paper boards. Shaved ink inscription of J.D. Thomson, presumably John Deas Thomson (1763-1838), Accountant-General to the Royal Navy, to title.
Price
£ 200.00
[NAVAL OFFICER, A]. The Cruise: A Poetical Sketch, In Eight Cantos. By A Naval Officer. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1808. First Edition.
[iii]-xxiv, 448pp. Without half-title. Finely bound in contemporary marbled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, joints cracked, nevertheless a handsome copy. Monogram bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 300.00
[NAVAL PAY]. An Appeal to His Majesty, Both Houses of Parliament, and the People of the United Kingdom, against a Late Rejection of the Petition of the Captains of the Royal Navy, for an Augmentation of Pay By Lord Mulgrave.... Published By C. Chapple.... 1809. First Edition.
[2], 49pp, [1]. Recent blue paper boards. Ink inscription of J.D. Thomson, presumably John Deas Thomson (1763-1838), Accountant-General to the Royal Navy, to slightly soiled title. Small hole to text caused by wax spill to D1, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 175.00
[NAVAL]. The naval and military magazine Vol I[-II]. T. Clerc Smith. 1827. Second Edition.
First two volumes only. viii, 672pp. [3], 722pp. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I one depicting 'The Duke of York, Commander in Chief' and an engraved plate to Vol. II showing 'His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral'. Later blue cloth, lettered in gilt to spines. Marginal tears to Vol, I at p.179-180, p.381-382, p.389-390 - in no instance touching text, browning to titles and engravings of each, slight dust soiling to title of Vol. II, second contents leaf of Vol. I working loose, light foxing.
Price
£ 225.00
[NEALE, Hannah]. Amusement hall; or, an easy introduction to the attainment of useful knowledge. Printed for and Sold by T. Gardiner. 1797. Second edition.
[4], 146pp, [2]. With half-title, a terminal advertisement leaf, and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary speckled calf, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript, gilt. Rubbed, loss to spine, joints split with lower board held by single cord only, surface loss to boards. Near contemporary manuscript notes to front endpapers, near contemporary ownership inscriptions of M. E. Swann' to head of half-title and title-page, tear to text of B - without loss of sense, occasional light spotting. From the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with neat ink-stamps to verso of title and margin of p51.
Price
£ 150.00
[NEW READY RECKONER]. The New Ready Reckoner; or, Trader's Sure Guide: Adapted to the use of All Persons who buy or sell any Sort of Commodities either in Wholesale or Retail. Shewing at one View, By exact tables ready cast up, The Amount or Value of any Number or Quantity of Goods or Merchandise, from one Farthing to Twenty Shillings... Printed by D. Paterson. 1789. Sixth edition.
[4], 235pp, [1]. Contemporary sheep. Worn, with loss to spine and boards, splitting to joints. Some browning, marking and damp-staining throughout, occasional marginal worming and softening.
Price
£ 275.00
[NEWTON, Isaac]. FONTENELLE, M.. The life of Sir Isaac Newton; with an account of his writings.. Printed for James Woodman and David Lyon. 1728. First bi-lingual edition.
[2], 26, 23pp, [1]. [Bound within:] NEWTON, Isaac. The chronology of ancient kingdoms amended. To which is Prefix'd, A Short Chronicle from the First Memory of Things in Europe, to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great. London. Printed for J. Tonson....and J. Osborn, 1728. First edition. xiv, [2], 376pp. With three folding engraved plates. Quarto. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, joints splitting and worn exposing binding cords. Without original lettering-piece. With the armorial bookplate of Hugo Meynell to FEP. Occasional marking to text.
Price
£ 1,500.00
[NORMAN, Francis Martin]. At school and at sea: or life and character at harrow, in the royal navy and in the trenches before sebastapol. John Murray. 1899. First edition.
xiii, [3], 420pp. With half-title and 12 plates. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth. Some rubbing and bumping, spine sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'George Assheton' to FEP, later ink ownership inscription to FFEP, ink annotation to title, foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[NORRIS, Richard]. Minutes Taken at a Court-Martial, assembled On Board His Majesty's Ship Torbay...Being an Enquiry into the Conduct of Captain richard norris. Printed fro W. Webb. 1745. First edition.
92pp. Uncut and unopened. Stitched, as issued. Slight marginal loss to head of title-page, some spots of marking, very occasional light dust-soiling. [Together with:] An appendix to the minutes Taken at a Court-Martial, Appointed to Enquire into the Conduct of Captain richard norris... London. Printed for W. Webb, 1745. First edition. 48pp. Recent cloth-backed marbled paper boards. A trifle rubbed. Light dust-soiling to title-page, damp-staining to top-corner of all leaves.
Price
£ 375.00
[OPPEL, Friedrich Wilhelm von]. Analysis triangulorum. Impensis Grorgii Conradi Waltheri Imprimebat Jo. Gotti. Imm. Breitkopf. 1746.
[4], 98pp, [2]. With 13 engraved plates, several folding. Uncut in original paper boards, spine reinforced at an early date, manuscript titling. Some browning, a trifle rubbed to joints, else an unsophisticated copy.
Price
£ 950.00