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BUCHANAN, George. YULE, Alexander. Ecphrarasis paraphraseos Georgii Buchanani in Psalmos davidis: Ab Alexandro Julio edinburgeno, In Adolescentiae studiosae. Excusum apid Georgium Eld. 1620. First Julius edition.
[16], 364pp, [4]. With terminal blank and errata leaves. Twentieth-century blue half-morocco, gilt, buckram boards. T.E.G. Tightly bound, title neatly reinforced at gutter, else a fine, remarkably clean copy.
Price
£ 650.00
BUCKMAN, James. A botanical guide to the environs of Cheltenham; comprising a classified arrangement of the indigenous flowers and ferns of the Cotteswold hills and the Vale of Gloucester; with the habitats of the various plants. H. Davis. 1844. First edition.
viii, vii, [2], 10-59pp, [5] ads. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's limp green tooled cloth boards, recently rebacked. Extremities sunned and a trifle rubbed with the odd spot of soiling, ink library stamps to all edges. Ink inscriptions of 'Conway W. Lovesy' to title and verso of FFEP, correction fluid mark to FEP, pen trial to REP, occasional foxing.
Price
£ 175.00
BUFFIER, [Claude]. Introduction a l'histoire des maisons souveraines de 'Europe... Chez Antoine-Urbain Coustelier et Pierre-Francois Giffard. 1717.
Three volumes bound as two. [10], xxiv, 456; [2], viii, 432; [2], xlviii, 433-530pp. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplates and ink shelf marks of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to front endpapers, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, both titles and terminal leaves reinforced at gutter margins, very lightly foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
BUNYAN, John. The holy war, made by shaddai upon diabolus, For the Regaining of the metropolis of the world; Or, the Losing and taking Again of the Town of Mansoul. Printed by A. Weir. 1777.
276pp. Contemporary straight-grained calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges, upper joint neatly reinforced. Rubbed and a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, foxed and browned throughout.
Price
£ 125.00
BURGES, Mary Anne. The progress of the pilgrim good-intent, in Jacobinical Times. Printed for John Hatchard and Son. 1822. Tenth edition.
xii, 191pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled calf, supralibros in blind to upper board of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Without lettering-piece, rubbing to spine with slight loss to head and foot. Ink ownership inscriptions to FFEP and head of title, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
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 discourse of the pastoral care. Printed by R. R. for Ric. Chiswell. 1692.
[16], xxxiv, 252pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Some marginal loss to title-page, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 125.00
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, 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. 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., [n.d.].
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