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BURKE, Edmund. A third letter to a member of the present parliament, on the proposals for peace with the regicide directory of france. Printed for F. and C. Rivington. 1797. First edition.
[4], vi, [2], 136, 139-165pp, [1]. With a half-title. Text is continuous despite pagination. Uncut and unopened, stitched, as issued. Lightly spotted.
Price
£ 150.00
BURKE, 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. Ninth edition.
[4], 155, 155*-161*, 156-188pp. With a half-title. Pages 155 and 156 cancelled, with a four leaf insert (p.156*-161*) after p.155 (here pinned in place.) Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued. Short tears to margins of leaves D2 and P4, tears to gutters of Bb1-2 - touching text without loss, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
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, 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. The poetical works. William Smith. 1839.
xxix, [1], 393pp, [1]. With a half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled brown calf, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, light offsetting to title page.
Price
£ 100.00
BUSBECQ, Ogier Ghiselin van. A. Gislenii Busbequii omnia quae extant. Cum Privilegio. Ex Officina Elzeviriana. 1633. First Elzevir edition.
575 [i.e. 577]pp, [23]. With an engraved title page. Handsomely bound in later gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt initial 'M' to lower spine compartment, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, small wormhole to top compartment of spine. Blue paper endpapers, bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, small hole to upper margin of title.
Price
£ 300.00
BUTLER, Samuel. Hudibras, a poem... Printed for Akerman et al.. 1822.
In two volumes. vi, v-lxxiv, [2], 444; 494pp. With 12 hand-coloured engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked gift inscription to verso of Vol. I FFEP, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 300.00
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
BUXTORF, Johann. Johannis Buxtorfii Epitome Grammaticae Hebraeae, Breviter & Methodice... Apud S. et J. Luchtmans. 1761. Fifth edition.
[16], 176pp. Text reads from back to front. In Latin and Hebrew. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Worn, with some surface loss, joints starting. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Ilchester to FEP, ink library shelf marks to recto of FFEP, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
BYRON, Gordon George, Lord. English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers; A Satire. Printed for James Cawthorn. 1809. Second edition.
[3], vi-vii, [1], 85pp, [1]. Without half-title or terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary calf, gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, with some loss to head of sunned spine. Occasional spot of light soiling. Inscribed in ink to verso of FFEP; 'W. Williams Wynn'
Price
£ 125.00
B[ELSON], J[ohn]. Tradidi Vobis: or the Traditionary Conveyance of faith Cleer'd, In the Rational Way, Against The Exceptions of a Learned Opponent. [s.n.]. 1662. First edition.
[8], 108, 97-312pp. Gathering 'K' duplicated. Recent calf, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Paper repairs to small worm-trail running through title page to end of gathering 'C' - touching text on occasion without loss of sense.
Price
£ 250.00
CAMOES, [Luis de]. The Lusiad; or the discovery of india: An Epic Poem... Published by W. Suttaby: B. Crosby & Co. and Scatcherd and Letterman. 1809.
xcviii, 277pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, marbled edges. Slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, frontispiece and title page foxed.
Price
£ 75.00