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[ROYAL NAVY]. The proceedings at large of the court-martial, on the trial of The Honourable Augustus Keppel...for the admiral, and published by his permission. Printed for J. Alomn. 1779. First edition.
[2], 184, 10pp. [Bound with:] Minutes of the proceedings at a court-martial, Assembled for the trial of Vice-Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser, Bart....Published by order of The Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. London. Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1779. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1]. Folio. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, surface loss to boards, joints split with upper board working loose, slight loss to head and foot of spine. Near contemporary armorial bookplate to FEP of 'Thomas James, Viscount Bulkeley', recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' pasted below, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. The Royal Navy list or who's who in the Navy... Witherby & Co.. 1915.
lxiii, [1], vii, [1], 312pp. With a 7pp 'War Supplement to the Royal Navy List'. Original publisher's blind-tooled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Sunned, with some marking. Clean and crisp internally but for slight loss to blank FFEP.
Price
£ 175.00
[ROYAL NAVY], [HOUSE OF COMMONS]. Navy. Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 20 March 1840;- for, statistical reports on the health of the navy, for the Years 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835 and 1836. (South american, west indian and north american, mediterranean and peninsular commands.). [s.n.]. [1840].
xxii, 323pp, [1]. [Bound before:] [HOUSE OF COMMONS]. Navy. Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 5 October 1841;- for, statistical reports on the health of the navy, for the Years 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835 and 1836...Part II. (Cape of good hope and west coast of africa, and east india commands, home, and various forces, together with the totals for seven years throughout the service.) [London]. [s.n.], [1841]. xii, 340pp. [And:] [HOUSE OF COMMONS]. Ships pique, inconstant, &c....Copy of reports of Senior Officers on the Sailing Qualities of Her Majesty's Ships Pique and Inconstant, of Vanguard, Pembroke and Bellerophon, of Rodney and Vanguard, during their respective Trial Cruizes... [London]. [s.n.], [1839]. 151pp, [1]. With three engraved folding plates. [And:] [HOUSE OF COMMONS]. Navy (trial cruises)...Copies "of the several Reports...of the Sailing and other Qualities, as exhibited during the late Trial Cruises of Her Majesty's Ships Queen, Caledonia, St. Vincent, Camperdown, Albion, Espiegle, Daring, Flying Fish, Mutine, Waterwitch, Pantaloon, Osprey, and Cruizer; with the Names of the several Constructors of the same... [London]. [s.n.], [1845]. 55pp [1]. With 52 engraved folding diagrams. Quarto. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Bookplates and ink shelf-marks of Bath Reference Library to endpapers, embossed stamp of same to first title-page, very occasional light spotting, tears to leaves CC1 and CC2 of second bound work - touching text without loss of sense.
Price
£ 950.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 161. July 20 1684. Printed at the Theater, and are to by sold by Moses Pitt. 1684. First edition.
623-670pp. Drop-head title. With an engraved folding plate depicting a horological mechanism. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Some damp-staining to bottom corner of all leaves, marginal worming in places - just clipping text at final leaf.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 163. Sept. 20. 1684. Printed at the Theater, and to be sold by Moses Pitt. 1684. First edition.
711-734pp. Drop-head title. With an engraved folding plate depicting the structure of a bridge. Lacking second folding plate? Bound in recent blue paper boards. Marginal damp-staining and worming to all leaves.
Price
£ 175.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 166. Decemb. 20. 1684. [s.n.]. 1684. First edition.
799-834pp. Drop-head title. With two engraved folding plates, one depicting a stone chimney, the other a tabled of tide times. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Some marginal damp-staining throughout with worming to top corner of all leaves and folding table.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 211. For the Month of June, 1694. Printed for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, Printers to the Royal Society. 1694. First edtion.
149-168pp. Drop-head title. With an engraved folding plate depicting aspects of the anatomy of a paroquet. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Leaves browned and foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 232. For the Month of September, 1697.. Printed for Sam. Smith, and Benj. Wallford, Printers to the Royal Society. 1697. First edition.
673-712pp. Drop-head title. With an engraved folding plate. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Light browning and foxing to all leaves.
Price
£ 225.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 476. For the Months of April, May, June, and July, 1745. Printed for C. Davis. 1745. First edition.
[2], 341-480pp. With three engraved folding plates. Stitched as issued. Some loss to plates at folds, browning to bottom margin of a majority of leaves and all plates.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. The record of the Royal Society of London. Printed for the Royal Society at the Oxford University Press. 1912. Third edition.
viii, 483pp, [2]. With 20 monochrome photographic plates. Original publisher's tan cloth, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities, slight rubbing to lettering-piece. Internally clean and crisp, overall a fine copy.
Price
£ 50.00
[SAEL, George]. Mental amusement; or, the Juvenile Moralist: consisting of moral essays, allegories, and tales, interspersed with poetical pieces. Calculated for the use of private families and public schools. Printed for G. Sael...and sold by M. Poole and Son. 1798. Second edition, revised.
viii, 136pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's green calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting paper lettering-piece ('1s 6d'). A trifle rubbed, slight chipping to lettering-piece. Both free endpapers torn away, with later manuscript inscription to verso of frontispiece, leaves F3-F4 protruding from text block, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 1,250.00
[SAYERS, James]. Elijah's Mantle. [s.n.]. [c.1806]. Unauthorised edition.
Broadside, with drop-head title, text printed in two columns. Paper watermarked 1804. Trimmed at edges, not touching text. Pen trials to verso.
Price
£ 125.00
[SAYERS, James]. Elijah's Mantle: A Poem. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale. 1807. First Authorised Edition.
13pp, [1]. Stitched in recent paper wraps.
Price
£ 125.00
[SAYERS, James]. The Uti Possidetis. and Status Quo: A Political Satire. London. 1807. First Edition.
20pp. Stitched in recent paper wraps. Sporadic spotting to text.
Price
£ 125.00
[SCHOOL BOOK]. Farther english examples: or book of cautions in rendering english into latin; with the Signification and Use of certain English Particles... Printed by E. Williams. 1823. New edition.
viii, 159pp, [1]. Contemporary sheep, immaculately preserved in amateur vellum wraps adapted from a legal document, which is now heavily soiled. Ink manuscript inscriptions of 'N. P. & R. M. Wood 1825' to wraps. Occasional dust-soiling and ink spotting.
Price
£ 75.00