All Books

BURGOYNE, General Sir John Fox. The military opinions. Richard Bentley. 1859. First edition.
vii, [1], 479pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled edges. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
BURKE, Right Hon. Edmund. Two letters addressed to a member of the present Parliament, on the proposals for peace with the regicide directory of France. Printed for F. and C. Rivington. 1796. Fourth Edition.
[4], 188pp. With half-title. Uncut, stitched as issued. Light dust soiling to half-title and final page, occasional spots of foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
BURKE, Sir [John] Bernard. Vicissitudes of families. Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer. 1869. Remodelled edition.
In two volumes. [8], 405, [1]; [4], 417pp, [1]. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed to joints and board edges. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Sir O. H. P. Scourfield to FEP of Vol. I, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
BURNET, Gilbert. A Vindication of the Authority, Constitution, and Laws of the Church and State of Scotland. In Four Conferences. Wherein the Answer to the Dialogues betwixt the Conformist and the Non-con-formist, is examined. By Robert Sanders, Printer to the City, and University. 1673. First Edition.
[26], 102, 133-362, [2], 125pp, [1]. Victorian blue half-morocco over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Spine varnished, causing some rubbing and splitting to joints/extremities. Bookplate of L.A. Law Library to FEP. Small hole to printer's device, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 350.00
BURNET, Gilbert. Some Letters, Containing An Account of what seemed most Remarkable in Travelling through Switzerland, Italy, Some parts of Germany, &c. In the Years 1685 and 1686. Written by G. Burnet, D.D. to the Hoble. R.B.....To which is added, an Appendix, containing some Remarks on Switzerland and Italy, writ by a Person of Quality, and communicated to the Author. Printed for Abraham Acher. 1687. Second Edition, Corrected, and Altered in some places by the Author.
[24], 336pp, [Bound with:] Three Letters Concerning the Present State of Italy, Written in the Year 1687. I. Relating to the Affair of Molinos, and the Quietists. II. Relating to the Inquisition, and the State of Religion. III. Relating to the Policy and Interests of some of the States of Italy. Being A Supplement to Dr. Burnets Letters. [London?]. [s.n.], Printed in the Year 1688. [16], 191pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary speckled, panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Chip to hear of spine, slight cracking to joints, else a fine copy. Contemporary ink inscription of 'Edmd. Hickman (?) Ejus Lib.' to FEP.
Price
£ 375.00
BURNET, Thomas. Poems on Various Subjects. Printed by Oliver & Co. 1802.
[iii]-xx, 115pp, [1]. With extra-engraved title page, without half-title. Contemporary half-sheep over marbled boards. Rubbed, with some loss to foot of spine. Foxing and occasional soiling throughout, tears to gutter margin of preliminaries.
Price
£ 175.00
BURNET, Thomas. The Sweets of Solitude, and Other Poems.. Printed for the Author by Wilks and Grafton and Published by C. Law. 1807. First?.
[4], 88pp.With half-title and three terminal leaves a subscriber's list. Uncut later blue paper wraps. Bookplate removed from verso of front wrap. A little damp-staining to gutter margin of title, else fine.
Price
£ 200.00
BURNS, Robert. An address to the deil...with explanatory notes. Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. After designs by Thomas Landseer. William Kidd. 1830. First Landseer edition.
[2], 23pp, [1], [8]. With extra-engraved title, seven leaves of wood-engravings (including frontispiece), and woodcut vignettes to upper wrapper, first and final leaves of text, four terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Worn and marked, some dog-earring, without spine, quires tentatively holding by strings only. Some spotting and marking.
Price
£ 125.00
BURNS, Robert. Tam o'shanter and souter johnny, a poem...illustrated by thomas landseer. Marsh and Miller. 1830. First Landseer edition.
16pp, [2]. With frontispiece, title vignette and four engraved plates after Landseer. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Some chipping to extremities, loss to spine. Spotting to plates.
Price
£ 175.00
BURNS, Robert. The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Reprinted from the Best Editions with Explanatary Glossary, Notes, Etc.. Frederick Warne & Co..
xxvi, 614pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary green calf, gilt. Contrasting red morocco lettering-piece with gilt titling. Marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Bookplate of 'W.Corrie Grant, South Shields' to FFEP. A fine copy.
Price
£ 75.00
BURROWS, Montagu. The life of Edward Lord Hawke...with some account of the origin of the English wars in the reign of George the Second, and the state of the Royal Navy at that Period. W. H. Allen & Co.. 1883. First edition.
xii, 508pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, gilt device and lettering. Rubbing and some soiling to extremities, upper board weak at joint. Internally clean and crisp but for sporadic spots of foxing. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to verso of FFEP, 'B. J. Browne and (?) Gardiner with love from the author' with the later addition in pencil of 'by them given to John R. Jellicoe in memory of June 1893'.
Price
£ 175.00
BURTON, John. The genuineness of Ld Clarendon's History of the rebellion printed at oxford vindicated. Mr. Oldmixon's Slander Confuted. The True State of the Case Represented. Printed at the Theatre for James Fletcher...and Sold by M. Cooper. 1744. First edition.
175pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Attractively bound in contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Private shelf-label of Porkington Library to FEP, very small worm-trail to gutter throughout, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
BUSAEUS, Johannes. Refutatio cavillationum, a stephano gerlaschio tubingensi ubiquista in primum caput Disputationis Moguntinae de Persona Christi eiusque Apologeticum levissime objectrum... Ex Officina Typographica Caspari Behem. 1591. First edition.
[42]pp. Recent plain paper wrappers. Light marking to extremities. Slight marginal worming to first three gatherings, ink numeral to foot of title-page, calf tab and very short tear to margin of terminal leaf.
Price
£ 200.00
BUTLER, John. Christologia. Or A brief (but True) Account of the certain year, moneth, day and minute of the Birth of Jesus Christ. Printed by Joseph Moxon. 1671. First edition.
[16], 320pp. With a folding table depicting 'A chronology from the incarnation of Jesus Christ, unto his resurrection, and ascension into Heaven'. First word of title transliterated from the Greek. Contemporary reverse calf. Rubbed, with some surface loss and marking to boards. Ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Thos Piper', some browning and spotting to head of final four gatherings, tear to text of X2, without loss, folding table reattached to stub with pin, slightly mis-folded with chipping to edges and a small hole not touching text.
Price
£ 375.00
BUXTON, Charles. The ideas of the day on policy. John Murray. 1866. First edition.
vi, 111pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's blind-ruled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, corners bumped. Upper hinge exposed, armorial bookplate of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, hole to FFEP, ink ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, neat repair to lower corner of D1, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00