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BURTON, John. The genuineness of Ld Clarendon's History of the rebellion printed at oxford vindicated. Mr. Oldmixon's Slander Confuted. The True State of the Case Represented. Printed at the Theatre for James Fletcher...and Sold by M. Cooper. 1744. First edition.
175pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Attractively bound in contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Private shelf-label of Porkington Library to FEP, very small worm-trail to gutter throughout, lightly foxed.
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£ 200.00
BUSAEUS, Johannes. Refutatio cavillationum, a stephano gerlaschio tubingensi ubiquista in primum caput Disputationis Moguntinae de Persona Christi eiusque Apologeticum levissime objectrum... Ex Officina Typographica Caspari Behem. 1591. First edition.
[42]pp. Recent plain paper wrappers. Light marking to extremities. Slight marginal worming to first three gatherings, ink numeral to foot of title-page, calf tab and very short tear to margin of terminal leaf.
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£ 200.00
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.
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£ 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.
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£ 100.00
BYROM, John. The Universal English short-hand; or, The Way of Writing English, in the most Easy, concise, regular, and beautiful Manner, Applicable to any other Language, But particularly adjusted to our own. Printed by Joseph Harrop. 1767. First edition.
[4], ix, [2], 4-36, 39-92pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. With 13 engraved plates of short-hand examples. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Title-page lightly toned, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 350.00
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'
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£ 125.00
B[URTON], R[obert]. [i.e. CROUCH, Nathaniel]. The history of Oliver Cromwel: being an Impartial Account Of all the Battles, Sieges, and other Military Atchievements, wherein he was Ingaged, in England, Scotland, and Ireland... Printed for Nath. Crouch. 1693.
[4], 175pp, [11]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and five terminal advertisement leaves. Later blind-tooled calf, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Shelf-label of the Porkington Library to FEP, title-page and portrait frontispiece dust-soiled, the latter laid down. Some shaving, touching running-title, catch-words, and signatures at times, clipping text, slight loss and tearing to lower corner of leaf C12, leaves B5-6 cut down, trimmed (and perhaps supplied, at an early date, from another copy), all without loss of sense.
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£ 450.00
CAMOES, Luis de. Poems from the portuguese of luis de camoens: with remarks on his life and writings. Notes, &c. &c. by lord viscount strangford. Printed for J. Carpenter. 1804. Second edition.
[4], 160pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two terminal leaves of advertisements. Uncut in original publisher's green paper-backed marbled paper boards. Rubbed and faded, slight surface loss to upper board. Lightly foxed, overall an internally clean and crisp copy.
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£ 75.00
CAMPBELL, Alexander. The Grampians desolate: A poem. Printed By John Moir...for Vernor and Hood, London: And Manners and Miller, Edinburgh. 1804. First Edition.
vii, [1], 316pp, [4]. With half-title and terminal 'Prospectus of a new agricultural institution, or fund of aid for waste land cultivators. Dated London, April 16th 1804.' Finely bound in contemporary half mottled calf over marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, flat-spine with subtle blind-stamped grecian urn devices to compartments. A fine copy. Small booklabel to J.O. Edwards to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To Hawkins Browne Esqr, M.P. from the Author' to head of half-title.
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£ 750.00
CAMPBELL, George. The Irish land. Part I. - A visit in the spring. Part II. - A visit in the autumn. Trubner and Co.. 1869. First edition.
vii, [1], 190pp, [2]. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Small paper label to spine. Very slight rubbing. Ink ownership inscriptions to FEP and FFEP, occasional marginal spotting.
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£ 200.00
CAMPBELL, Thomas. Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems. Printed by T. Bensley....for the Author, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1809. First Edition.
[4], 134pp. Contemporary speckled half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. But for slight rubbing to marbled boards, a fine copy, with an original footnote relating to the Gaelic word Pelloch (p.8) pasted beneath the FEP.
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£ 150.00
CAMPBELL, Thomas. Theodric; a domestic tale; and other poems. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1824. Second edition.
[8], 149pp, [1]. With half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary navy calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later ownership inscription (dated 1888) of Richenda Gurney to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Lady Anne M. Elliot / from the author.'
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£ 375.00
CANNING,T.. The Wedding and Bedding: Or, John Bull and His Bride Fast Asleep. A Satirical Poem. Containing, An History of the Happy Pair, From Their Infancy to the Present Period. With Reasons for, and Means Used, to Accomplish Their Union.... Printed By Sidney and Evans...for J.S. Jordan.. [1800]. First Edition.
55pp, [1]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's stitched paper wraps. Slightly rubbed, with loss to spine, else a fine unsophisticated copy.
Price
£ 600.00
CAREFUL, Martha. Household hints to young housewives, with the arrangements and receipts for forty dinners; &c.. Dean and Son. 1859. Twelfth edition.
[2], iv, 125pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped limp brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
CAREY, David. Poems, Chiefly Amatory. Printed by Swan and Son...For J. Blacklock...and sold by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1807. First Edition.
vi, [4], vii-xi, [1], 127pp, [1]. With half-title and engraved frontispiece, four leaves of advertisements bound within preliminaries. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's buff paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Very slight marking to boards, offsetting to title, else a fine unsophisticated copy. Bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP.
Price
£ 225.00