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[DILLON, Robert Crawford]. The Lord Mayor's visit to Oxford, in the month of July, 1826. Written at the desire of the party, by the Chaplain to the Mayoralty. Longman, Rees, Orme, Browne, and Green. 1826. First edition.
vi, 157pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece and one engraved plate. Contemporary black half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, T.E.G. Some rubbing to extremities, particularly to spine. Marbled endpapers, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
[DIVORCE]. Cases of divorce for Several Causes... Printed for E. Curll. 1715. First edition.
[8], xlvii, [1], 48, 40, [2], 41-60, [2], 34pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and seven final publisher's advertisement leaves. ESTC T76890. [Bound after:] ABBOT, George. The case of impotency, As Debated in England, In the Remarble tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of Essex, and the Lady Frances Howard, who, after Eight Years Marriage, commenc'd a Suit against him for Impotency... London. Printed for E. Curll, 1719. Third edition. [8], 192pp. With an engraved frontispiece. One volume of two only. ESTC T76338. 12mo. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, recently neatly rebacked to style. Boards rubbed. Occasional ink and pencil marginalia to second mentioned work, recent newspaper clipping pasted to REP, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 375.00
[DODSLEY, Robert]. The Oeconomy of human life, translated from an Indian Manuscript, written by an ancient bramin. Printed for W. Gardiner et al.. 1806.
x, [2], 116pp. With a half-title and numerous illustrations in the text engraved by William Nelson Gardiner (1766-1814) after designs by Sylvester Harding (1745-1808). Attractively bound in contemporary navy calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, ink-stain to head of p.[v], light spotting and dust-soiling.
Price
£ 100.00
[DODSLEY, Robert]. The Oeconomy of human life, translated from an indian manuscript, written by an ancient bramin... Printed by T. Rickaby, for E. Harding. 1798.
22, [2], 120pp. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Profusely illustrated with engraved vignettes throughout. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards. Extremities rubbed and marked, substantial loss to spine, upper board held by cords only. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[DODWELL, Henry]. Praelectiones academicae In Schola historices camdeniana Cum appendice. E Theatro Sheldoniano. 1692. First edition.
[32], 688, 687-702, 705-782pp, [2]. Complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary blind-stamped calf. Some rubbing, loss to foot of spine, splitting to upper joint, corners bumped. Private ink-stamp of 'Iohn Eyton' to foot of title-page, very light damp-staining to gutter, occasional browning and toning, slight marginal loss to Qq2.
Price
£ 225.00
[DONNE, John]. ADAMS, John. An essay concerning self-murther. Wherein is endeavour’d to prove, That it is unlawful according to natural Principles. With some considerations upon what is pretended from the said principles, by the Author of a Treatise, intituled, Biathanatos, and Others. Printed for Tho. Bennet. 1700. First edition.
[16], 320pp. Contemporary panelled calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Short splits to joints at head of spine, slightly rubbed to extremities, else a fine, unpressed copy. With ink inscription and armorial bookplate of John Rolle, Baron Rolle of Stevenstone (1750-1842), to FEP.
Price
£ 750.00
[DR WILLIAMS' LIBRARY]. Catalogue of the library in Red Cross Street, Cripplegate; founded pursuant to the will of the Reverend Daniel Williams, D. D. who died in the year 1716. Printed and Sold by Richard and John E. Taylor. 1841. First edition.
In two volumes. viii, 420; [2], 438pp. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle marked. Internally clean and crisp but for light marginal damp-staining and browning to first three gatherings of Vol. II.
Price
£ 275.00
[DRYDEN, John]. JUVENAL. PERSIUS. The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis. Translated into english verse. By Mr. dryden, and Several other Eminent Hands. Together with the satires of Aulus Persius Flaccus... Printed for Jacob Tonson. 1693. First edition.
Large paper copy. [4], xxxix [i.e. liii], [3], 315, [1]; [4], 87pp, [1]. With a half-title and a divisional title page for each satire. Contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked, ruled and lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed. Occasional light spotting to margins.
Price
£ 450.00
[DU LARENS, Henri-Joseph]. Le Compere Mathieu, ou Les Bigarrures de L'Esprit Humain. Chez les Marchands de Nouveautes. 1797.
Four volumes bound as two. [4], 264; [2], ii, 256; ii, 244; [2], 215pp, [1]. With five engraved plates. Nineteenth-century green half-cloth, marbled paper boards. Slightest of wear to extremities. Ink annotations to endpapers, expertly repaired tears to title and first contents leaf of Vol. III, occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 200.00
[DUDLEY, Henry Bate]. Airs, duets, trios, glees, chorusses, &c. [i]n the opera of the travellers in switzerland. Printed for J. Debrett. 1794. Tenth edition.
20pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Stitched, as issued. A trifle dusty, else fine.
Price
£ 200.00
[DUKE OF GRAFTON]. A first letter to the duke of grafton. Printed for Isaac Fell. 1770. First edition.
[8], 39pp, [1]. With half-title. Disbound. Slightest of spotting, overall a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 75.00
[DUNDAS, Henry, Viscount Melville]. A full detail of the speech of Lord Viscount Melville, in the House of Commons, on the 11th June 1805. Printed for Peter Hill. 1805. First edition.
[2], 64pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper title labels to spine and upper board. Neat ink numeral to head of dust-soiled title, occasional light foxing, short marginal tear to B6.
Price
£ 200.00
[DUPORT, James]. Threnothriambos. Sive Liber Job Graeco carmine redditus per J.D. Cantabrigiensem, S.T.B. Editio altera, multis in locis ab Autore recognita & emendata. Cui adduntur in sine tres Psalmi. Apud Thomam Buck. 1653.
[16], 203pp, [5]. First word of title transliterated from the Greek. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked by Stoakley of Cambridge, lettered in gilt. Rubbing to boards. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, light marginal damp-staining throughout.
Price
£ 350.00
[EDINBURGH ADDRESS]. [Caption title:] Address to the king!. R. Mezies, [s.d., c.1820]. First edition.
38pp. Later half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Recent book-label of Anne and F. G. Renier to FEP, very small hole to text of leaf B5 - without loss of sense, very occasional pencilled annotation/highlighting.
Price
£ 200.00
[EDINBURGH HUNTERIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY]. This society will resume its Meetings on Wednesday the 10th November 1841. After an Address from the President, an Essay "On the Physiology of the Spinal Cord," will be read by H. Lonsdale, M.D. F.R.C.P.E... [s.n.]. 1841.
Single-sheet handbill. Uncut, with vertical folds, some light creasing to extremities.
Price
£ 75.00