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[PITT, William]. Letters written by the late Earl of Chatham to his nephew Thomas Pitt, Esq. (Afterwards Lord Camelford) then at Cambridge. Reprinted for H. Dieterich. 1805.
xxx, [2], 104pp. Contemporary marbled boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Rubbed, with slight surface loss. Later inscription to FFEP.
Price
£ 150.00
[PLUMPTRE, John]. A concise view of the history of religious knowledge, from the creation of the world to the establishment of christianity. Intended as an introduction For young persons and others... Printed by G. Gower. 1795. Second edition.
[2], 210pp, [6]. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, slightest of splitting to joints. Deleted ink gift inscription to FEP, loss to top corner of FFEP, ink ownership inscription to recto of blank fly-leaf, horizontal tear to L2, not touching text, occasional light spotting and browning.
Price
£ 250.00
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. A Collection of Poems: Viz The Temple of Death By The Marquis of Normanby... With Several Original Poems Never Before Printed, By The Earl of Roscommon, The Earl of Rochester..... Printed for Daniel Brown...and Benjamin Tooke. 1701. First Edition.
[8], 453pp, [3]. With three terminal advertisment pages. Recent blue morocco, gilt titling to spine, spine slightly faded. Slight marking to prelims, staining to R5 and R6. Very occasional marginal ink stains, marginal loss at corners of H3 and H4, not touching text.
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£ 250.00
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. The Poetical Farrago: Being A Miscellaneous Assemblage of Epigrams and Other Jeux D'Esprit, Selected from the Most Approved Writers. Volume the First[- Second]. Printed By G. Stafford, for J. Deighton. 1794. First Edition.
[2], xv, [1], 192. xvi, 192pp. Contemporary sprinkled calf, black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight cracking to joints and chipping to lettering-pieces. Bumping to corners.
Price
£ 250.00
[POETRY]. 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
[POETRY]. [Early Nineteenth-century manuscript commonplace]. [s.n.], [s.d.].
Manuscript on paper. 62pp, [78]. Handsomely bound in Regency diced calf. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Rubbed to spine and extremities, joints just starting. Ink inscription of Mrs J. Ram and newspaper clipping of two stanzas by Lord Byron to verso of FFEP.
Price
£ 200.00
[POLICE]. Explanation given by the chief constable of kent in deference to the following resolution...but offered under the strongest protest Against any interference with his powers as derived by the VI Sec., 2 and 3 Vict., cap. 93.. Printed by W.H. Vale. 1857.
38pp, [2]. Stitched, as issued, with vertical fold to centre, some creasing to title, slightly dusty and marked, surface loss to verso of final blank.
Price
£ 100.00
[POLITE PRECEPTOR]. The polite preceptor; or, improving moralist. Consisting of a choice collection of relations, visions, allegories, and moral essays. Selected from The most eminent English Authors. Compiled at the Request of a noble lady, and Designed for the use of schools. Printed for R. Snagg. 1774. First edition.
[4], viii, [4], 247pp, [1]. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slight rubbing, small chips to spine, else a handsome copy. Occasional pencilled mark to text, minute marginal wormtrack to final leaf and rear endpaper.
Price
£ 350.00
[PORTUGUESE ART], ALFAMA. Doze Desenhos De Lisboa. Alfama Por Alvaro Canelas. S.P.N., [c.1936]. First Edition.
12 beautiful monochrome prints of Lisbon, loosely housed within the original publisher's brushed cloth lettered folio boards. Each print is numbered 71/100, and signed by the artist in pencil.
Price
£ 500.00
[POVERTY]. [VAN BEUGHEM, Charles Antoine Francois de Paule]. Suppressio mendicitatis, sive specimen staturoum stimulorumque pro ea abolenda. e Typographia Philippi Gimblet & Fratum, in Foro Granorum. 1778. First edition.
24pp. Original marbled paper wrappers. Slightest creasing to extremities, else a fine copy.
Price
£ 400.00
[PRATT, Samuel Jackson]. Landscapes in verse. Taken in spring. By the author of Sympathy. Printed for T. Becket. 1785. First edition.
viii, 63pp, [1]. With half-title and title vignette. Stitched as issued. Marginal loss to half-title, some closed tears to preliminaries, ink annotation giving author's name to head of half-title.
Price
£ 350.00
[PRATT, Samuel Jackson]. Ode on his majesty's recovery; By the author of sympathy and humanity. Printed at the Logographic Press; and sold by J. Walter. 1789. First edition.
[4], 7pp, [1]. With half-title. Stitched and uncut, as issued. Slightly dusty, some marginal tears and horizontal creasing. Small closed tear to title. With early attribution of authorship inscribed to head of half-title.
Price
£ 1,000.00
[PRAULT, Louis-Laurent]. Interesting Anecdotes of Henry IV. Of France, Containing Sublime Traits and Lively Sallies of Wit of That Monarch...Translated from the French. Printed for J. Debrett. [c.1792]. Second English Edition.
Two volumes. [viii], 205, [3]. [2], 224pp. With three pages of advertisements to Vol I. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed, with chip to head of Vol II and small worm-holes to joints at foot of each volume.
Price
£ 250.00
[PRISONERS]. A plain and serious exhortation to prisoners, both debtors and criminals.. Printed for J. F. and C. Rivington. 1788. Second edition.
34pp, [2]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. [Bound after:] [An unidentified defective work]. 26pp, [2]. Without title-page. With a terminal advertisement leaf. [And:] SYNGE, Edward. Catholic Christianity: or, an essay Toward lessening the Number of controversies among christians. London. Printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, 1790. Fifth edition, corrected. vii, [2], 44pp. [And:] SYNGE, Edward. An essay towards making the knowledge of religion easy to the meanest capacity... London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1794. Twenty-fifth edition, corrected. 34pp, [2]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. [And:] SYNGE, Edward. The way to Eternal Salvation Plainly pointed out. London. Printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, 1788. New edition, corrected. 24pp. [And:] TRAVELL, F[erdinando] T[racy]. The duties of the poor; particularly in the education of their children... London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1794. Third edition. 48pp. [And:] BROUGHTON, Thomas. Serious advice and warning to servants, More especially Those of the nobility and gentry. London. Printed for John Francis, and Charles Rivington, 1787. Fifth edition. 48pp. [And:] BROUGHTON, Thomas. The christian soldier: or, the Duties of a Religious Life Recommended to the Army... London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1793. Seventh edition. xxii, [1], 14-48pp. With half-title. [And:] [HOLMES, William]. The country clergyman's advice to his parishioners... London. Printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, 1791. iv, [1], 48pp. [And:] [WESTON, Edward]. The country gentleman's advice to his neighbours. London. Printed by T. Harrison and S. Brooke, for J. F. and C. Rivington, 1789. Eleventh edition. 23pp, [1]. [Bound before:] [A defective copy of the 1772 edition of White Kennet's The excellent daughter]. 12mo. Near contemporary calf, gilt. Without lettering-piece. Worn, spine cracked, corners bumped. Paste-downs sprung, ink ownership inscription to FEP, several gatherings protruding from text-block, very occasional short marginal tears.
Price
£ 325.00
[PROCOPIUS OF CAESAREA]. Histoire secrete de procope de cesaree. Chez Guillaume de Luyne. 1669.
[2], 287pp, [1]. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate and ink shelf marks of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to front endpapers, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, lightly browned, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 125.00