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[SPARVENFELD, Johan Gabriel]. Catalogus centuriae librorum rarissimorum manuscript. & partim impressorum, Arabicorum, Persicorum, Turcicorum, Graecorum, Latinorum &c. Quo anno MDCCV Bibliothecam Publicam Academiae Upsalensis auxit & exornavit. Typis Joh. Henry. Werneri S:ae R:ae M:tis & Acad. Upsal. Typographi. 1706. First edition.
[6], 74pp. With text in mixed Latin and Arabic type. Uncut and largely unopened, in later paper wrappers. Ink inscription to head of upper wrapper.
Price
£ 350.00
[SPIRITUAL RAILWAY]. J. Adams' spiritual railway, while travelling in the cars on the continent of Europe. [s.n.]. c.1850.
Single leaf broadside. Light diagonal creasing, a trifle browned.
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£ 125.00
[STEEL, David]. Seamanship; both in theory and practice. Printed and Published for, and at, Steel's Navigation-Warehouse. 1807. Second edition.
viii, 246pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and three engraved folding plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, loss to head of spine. Armorial book plate of Richard Harington to FEP, damp-staining to one folding plate, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 300.00
[STEWART, Charles Edward]. The Arguments (In Verse) of the Foxiad; An Historical Poem, In Ten Books, With Notes, and a Dedication to the Eulogist of Bonaparte. Printed by W. Stratford...Sold by Bickerstaff.... 1803. First London Edition.
30pp. Later paper wraps. Chipped to extremities, some foxing to title. Marginal loss to C3.
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£ 75.00
[STUART, Charles Edward]. The history of prince charles edward stuart, commonly called the pretender. Printed for the Booksellers. c.1850. First edtion.
24pp. With a woodcut portrait of the Prince to title-page. Number 120 in a series. Unbound. Slight chipping to leaf margins, lightly dust-soiled.
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£ 75.00
[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.
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£ 325.00
[THAMES CONSERVANCY]. Rules and bye-laws for the regulation of the Carriage of Explosive Substances on the River Thames and its tributaries, made under the authority of the explosives act, 1875. [E. F. Gooch & Son]. [1875]. First edition.
19pp, [1]. Stitched in original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Evidence to spine of having once been bound in larger volume, stab holes from original stitching present, slight loss to bottom of upper cover, else a well preserved copy.
Price
£ 75.00
[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
[TICKELL, Richard]. Anticipation: containing the substance of His M---------y's most gracious speech to both H------s of P----l-----t, on the opening of the approaching session, together with a full and authentic account of the debate which will take place in the H----e of C------s, on the motion for the address, and the amendment... Printed for T. Becket. 1778. Ninth edition.
[3], iv-vi, [2], 74pp, [2]. Without half-title. With terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Some rubbing, upper joint split, lower board detached. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp, later ink ownership inscription to blank fly-leaf; 'Rigby Wason / Middle Temple / January 19th 1822'. Presentation copy, inscribed to verso of FFEP; 'from the author'.
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£ 150.00
[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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 150.00