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[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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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.
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£ 150.00
[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.
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£ 375.00
[NORTH AFRICA]. Marocco, Algeria and Tunis with parts of Senegal and the military territories of the Western Sudan. Edward Stanford. [1908].
Printed folding map mounted on cloth, pasted into original publisher's green buckram boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Boards a trifle marked, ink-stamps and shelf numbers of the Board of Customs Library to lettering-piece and verso of map, lightly browned, single ink annotation marking Cefalu, Sicily.
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£ 75.00
[NOTARY PUBLIC]. The office of a notary-public, As the same is practised in scotland... Printed for W. Gordon, J. Dickson, and P. Hill. 1792. Fourth edition.
xvi, 391pp, [1]. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some loss to foot of spine. Slight loss to upper corner of leaf Bb4, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 200.00
[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.
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£ 950.00
[ORNITHOLOGY]. Natural history of birds; containing a familiar survey of the feathered creation, for the amusement and instruction of youth. Printed for John Chappell. c.1820.
40pp. With a hand-coloured woodcut frontispiece and 14 woodcut illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Some marking and slight chipping to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 300.00
[OXFORD]. The siege of oxford. Fragments from the second book of the "nova aeneis". Francis Macpherson. 1852. First edition.
7pp, [1]. With drop-head title; main title on upper wrap of original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Slight rubbing/chipping to spine, a trifle marked, else a crisp copy.
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£ 125.00
[PANACHE, Madame]. Historical life of Joanna of Sicily, queen of Naples and countess of Provence: with correlative details of the literature and manners of Italy and Provence in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1824. First edition.
In two volumes. viii, xv, [1], 404; vi, 313pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. I. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Rubbing and loss to spines, some marking. Ink ownership inscriptions of 'Ann Wells' to blank fly-leaves, lightly foxed.
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£ 75.00
[PAPAL EDICTS]. Super residentia Archiepiscoporum, Episcoporum, & Curatorum, ac aliorum beneficia personalem residentiam requirentia obtinentium. Apud Haeredes Antonii Bladii Impressores Camerales. 1585.
Single leaf broadside. Marginal damp-staining/chipping, some early ink markings, several small holes to text - without loss of sense, neat paper repairs to verso.
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£ 200.00
[PARLIAMENT]. Most glorious speech of his gracious majesty king William IV. On the opening of parliament, Feb. 5 1833. J. Catnach. 1833.
Single leaf broadside. Printed in two columns, woodcut armorial device to head, set within a border of type ornaments. Light browning and four very short tears to margins, a trifle creased.
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£ 150.00
[PEACOCK, Thomas Love]. Crotchet Castle, by the Author of Headlong Hall. Published By T. Hookham. 1831. First Edition.
[8], 300pp. Modern buckram-backed paper boards, paper label to spine. With the preliminary advertising leaf. Browning to spine, some marking to upper margins of text.
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£ 300.00
[PEEBLES, William]. Poems: Consisting Chiefly of Odes and Elegies. Printed by R. Chapman. Sold by W. Turnbull. 1810. First Edition.
viii, 176pp. With half-title Uncut in original publisher's buff paper boards, paper letting-piece to spine.
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£ 150.00
[PERKINS, George]. Clavis homerica, reserans Significationes, Etymologias, Derivationes, Compositiones, & Dialectos omnium vocabulorum, quae in viginti quatuor libris Iliadia Homeris (necnon sere Odysseae) continentur, eodem ordine, quo in ipsis libris leguntur. In gratiam studiosae juventutis. Huic adjicitur brevis Appendix de Dialectis, Authore R.P.N.N. Anglo, Oxoniensi...Opera Ge. Perkins. Typis J. Y. sumptibus Godefridi Emersoni. 1647. Editio tertia [i.e. third edition].
[40], 403pp, [91]. The first and final leaves are blank. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities soiled and a trifle rubbed. Leaves toned and foxed, extensive annotation to first chapter.
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£ 450.00