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[LYTTELTON, George Lytellton, Baron]. The court-secret: A Melancholy Truth. Now first Translated from the Original Arabic. By an Adept in the Oriental Tongues. Printed for T. Cooper. 1742. Second edition.
43pp, [1]. Later pink paper wrappers. Some marking to extremities. Ink price to head of title (Vol. 3d), ink manuscript annotation to verso, occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 200.00
[MAIR, John]. A compendious geographical and historical grammar: exhibiting a brief survey of the terraqueous globe; and shewing, The Situation, Extent, Boundaries, and Divisions of the various Countries; their Chief Towns, Mountains, Rivers, Climates, and Productions; their Governments, Revenues, Commerce, and their Sea and Land Forces... Printed for W. Peacock and Sons. 1802. Second edition.
xxviii, 408pp, [8]. With 13 engraved folding maps hand-coloured in outline, the first bound as frontispiece. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Spine and edges rubbed, slight cracking to boards, some surface loss. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to recto of FFEP, offsetting to title, occasional foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
[MAISTRE, Joseph de]. Du pape. Chez Rusand; Chez Beauce-Rusard. 1819. First edition.
In two volumes. xlii, [2], 400pp, [4]; [3], 402-685pp, [3]. With a half-title to each volume. Uncut in original decorated paper wrappers. Rubbed, slight surface loss and tearing. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light browning.
Price
£ 125.00
[MALCOLM, David]. The Sorrows of Love, A Poem, In Three Books. Printed by Mundell & Son. 1801. First Edition.
[8], 135pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original marbled paper boards, buff spine. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and a little marking to boards.
Price
£ 325.00
[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
[MARINE BOILERS]. Forged steel water-tube marine boilers. Manufactured by Babcock & Wilcox Limited, London, England, and The Babcock & Wilcox Co. New York, U.S.A.. Babcock & Wilcox Co.. 1907. Third edition.
192pp. Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographic reproductions throughout. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in white. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[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
[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
[MESTON, William]. The knight of the kirk: or, the Ecclesiastical Adventures of Sir John Presbyter. Printed for M. Smith. 1728. Second edition.
[6], 89pp, [1]. Recent sheep-backed brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Hinges exposed, occasional slight loss to margins, leaves lightly toned, some spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
[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
[MEXICO]. El Gobierno del Estado Chihuahua y la Junta Porfirista, ofrecen este album al senor Gral. don Porfirio Diaz, Presidente de la Republica Mexicana, en recuerdo de su visita a la capital del Estado. Chihuahua, Octobre 13 y 14 de 1909. [Imprenta del Gobierno]. [1909]. First edition.
In two parts. 95, [1], 139pp, [1]pp. With 62 monochrome plates. Original publisher's green buckram, tooled in gilt and black. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Contemporary bookplate of Annie Cowdray to FEP, upper hinge exposed - upper board working loose, contemporary inked gift inscription to head of title-page, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[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
[MINORCA]. Conquete de l'isle de minorque par les francais, ou journal historique de cette Expedition par Mer & par Terre. [s.n.]. 1756. First edition.
[4], vii, [1], 180pp. With a half-title.Contemporary gilt-tooled sheep, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, loss to head and foot of spine, splitting to joints, some surface loss to boards, lettering-piece detached. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00