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[SWIFT, Jonathan]. Some remarks on the Barrier Treaty, between her majesty and the States-General...To which are added, The said Barrier-Treaty, with the Two Separate Articles; Part of the Counter-Project; The Sentiments of Prince Eugene and Count Sinzendorf upon the said Treaty; And a Representation of the English Merchants at Bruges. Printed for John Morphew. 1712. Second edition.
48pp. Uncut, stitched as issued. Slight soiling to front and rear, a little creasing, else a fine unsophisticated copy.
Price
£ 325.00
[THIRTY YEARS WAR]. Speciall and late passages from the most eminent places in Christendome... Printed for Tho. Underhill. 1642. First edition.
60 [i.e. 8]pp. Recent turquoise half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Slight discolouration to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, shaving to margins with loss of text and sense.
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£ 500.00
[THOMPSON, Edward]. The temple of venus. A gentle satire on the times. By the Author of the Meretriciad. Part the first. Printed for C. Moran. 1763.
[2], 21pp, [1]. Disbound. Title and terminal leaf detached from text block, each with some marginal loss and tearing, light damp staining throughout.
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£ 100.00
[TRAIL, William]. Elements of algebra. For the use of university students. To which is added an appendix. Printed for W. Creech and C. Elliot. 1789. Third edition.
vii, [1], 261, [3], 50pp. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed with extensive surface loss. Pen and pencil trials, mathematical equations, and ink-stamp in Cyrillic characters to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 125.00
[TREATIES]. A collection of all the treaties of peace, alliance, and commerce, between great-britain and other powers, from the Revolution in 1688, to the present time. Printed for J. Almon. 1772. First edition.
In two volumes. viii, 404, [4]; iv, 342pp. With a half-title to Vol. I and a folding table. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and soiling, surface loss to upper board of Vol. I, upper joint of Vol. I starting. Light marginal damp-staining to final two registers of Vol. II. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest to both FEPs.
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£ 500.00
[TRIMMER, Sarah]. A Series Prints taken from the new testament, designed as Ornaments for those Apartments in which Children receive the first Rudiments of their Education. Printed and Sold by John Marshall. [1790]. First edition.
[2]pp.LXIV leaves of plates. Later red half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Ink gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf; 'Frances Robinson / the gift of Mrs. Potter / 1806', slight shaving to head of title-page with loss to initial character 'A', lightly foxed.
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£ 200.00
[TROWBRIDGE]. Holt. Consecration & re-opening of the church of St. Katharine, by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. Dedication of a memorial window in loving memory of Edith Mackay, for private circulation only. Printed at the "Chronicle" Printing Office. 1894. First edition.
[4], 54pp. With three sepia-tint photographs depicting the exterior and interior of the church, and two further photographs mounted and inserted before the title showing a young lady - presumably Edith Mackay. With an information pamphlet and an order of service for the 1991 centenary loosely inserted. Sumptuously bound in contemporary blind-tooled brown morocco, lettered in gilt to upper board 'Edith Mackay', A.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Lightly foxed, else a fine copy.
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£ 200.00
[TURNLEY, Joseph]. Reveries of Affection in memory of that good and beloved prince His Royal Highness the late Prince Consort who departed this life on the fourteenth day of December 1861. [Dalziel Brothers]. [1868]. First edition.
[2], 95pp, [1]. With half-title. Illustrated with four tinted prints, each page framed in gilt ruled borders. Handsomely bound by Riviere in red morocco, blind stamped in gilt with 'In Memoriam' to upper board and the Prince Consort's armorial arms to lower, A.E.G.. Extremities rubbed, in particular at joints and raised bands. Internally clean and crisp but for a little light browning in places. Presentation copy, inscribed to verso of FFEP, 'Presented to J. Jellicoe Esq. With the authors respect, yours humbly Joseph Turnley.' J. Jellicoe being the Royal Navy captain and father to Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe. Included within is a single sheet of verse dated April 19th 1915, composed by Christina Galbraith, and extolling the character of then Admiral of the Fleet, John Jellicoe. Given the date and the opening line of 'Please Sir accept this book I send...' one may assume that this charming poem was originally dispatched with a different tome.
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£ 150.00
[TYTLER, Alexander Fraser]. Essay on the principles of translation. Printed by Neill & Co.. 1813. Third edition.
xvi, 436pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Extremities rubbed. Slight loss to margin of Aa6, not touching text.
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£ 75.00
[VALPY, Richard]. A new latin vocabulary, adapted to the best latin grammars; with tables of numeral letters, english and latin abbreviations, and the value of roman and grecian coins. Printed by A. J. Valpy. 1835. Tenth edition.
viii, 100pp. Contemporary calf. Slight rubbing and soiling to extremities. Ink inscription of 'Edmund Wood (Bournhills) 14 April 1835' to FEP, occasional pencil annotations to text, sporadic dust-soiling.
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£ 75.00
[VERUCCHIO, Cristoforo da]. Essercitii d'anima, raccolti da' ss. padri, predicati in diverse citta' d'italia... Appresso Giouanni Guerigli. 1596. First edition?.
[28], 360pp. With numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine. A trifle marked, paper library label to upper board. Recent bookplates of 'Francis Crawford Burkitt' and 'Arthuri B. Evans' to FEP, single leaf of manuscript notes in the hand of Arthur Evans tipped-in to FFEP, ink gift inscription to Burkitt from John Evans (dated 1906) to recto of same, leaves lightly toned, margins shaved throughout - with very slight loss to marginal notes, occasional light dust-soiling/damp-staining.
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£ 450.00
[VINCENT, John]. Fowling, A Poem (In Five Books) Descriptive of Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Duck, And Snipe Shooting. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 150pp, [2]. Extra-illustrated with engraved title and 19 engraved plates, folding, from Howitt's British Sports. Exquisitely bound in contemporary green straight-grained morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, with double line and pointille borders enclosing several small tools. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G, attractively gauffered re-using some of the same small tools as used to boards. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester's copy, with his bookplate to FEP. Lot ticket for the Christies sale of Gloucester's library in 2006 loosely inserted.
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£ 3,250.00
[VOLTAIRE]. Discorso fatto dal sig. di Voltaire, istoriografo di Francia, In occasione del suo ricevimento nell' accademia Francese, In vece del Presidente Bouhier Il Lunedi 9. Maggio 1746. [s.n.]. [1746].
35pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper boards, red morocco lettering-piece to upper board. Slightest of wear to extremities. Occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
[WALPOLE, Horace]. The Mysterious Mother. A Tragedy. Printed for John Archer, William Jones, and Richard White. 1791.
x, [3], 6-102pp. Nineteenth-century green half-calf over marbled boards. Rubbing to extremities, chipping to lettering-piece. Bookplate of Nelson Matcham (Lord Nelson's nephew) to FEP.
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£ 200.00
[WALPOLE, Horatio]. The case of the Hessian forces, in the pay of Great-Britain, impartially and freely examin'd; with some reflections on the present conjuncture of affairs... Printed for R. Francklin. 1731. First edition.
36pp. Disbound. Slight loss to head of title, occasional light browning to margins.
Price
£ 75.00