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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
CAREY, David. The Pleasures of Nature; Or, The Charms of Rural Life. With other poems. Printed by J. Swan...for Vernor and Hood. 1803. First Edition.
viii, 164pp, [2]. With engraved frontispiece and a terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A.E.G. Some scuffing and marking, chipping to lettering-piece. Bookplates of P. Pease and Percival F. Hinton to front endpapers, also with two twentieth-century ink inscriptions.
Price
£ 150.00
CARLISLE, Frederick Howard, Earl of. A letter from the earl of carlisle to earl fitzwilliam in reply to his lordship's two letters. Printed for John Stockdale. 1795. First edition.
13pp, [3]. With three terminal pages of publisher's advertisements. Uncut, folded and unstitched, as issued. Contemporary inked annotation to head of title, occasional light dust-soiling/spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
CARLYLE, J.D.. Poems, Suggested Chiefly By Scenes in Asia-Minor, Syria, and Greece, with Prefaces, Extracted from the Author's Journal. Embellished with Two Views of The Source of the Scamander, and the Aqueduct Over the Simos.. Printed By William Bulmer and Co....For John White. 1805. First Edition.
[4], xvi, [4], 149pp [i.e. 146pp]. With two aquatint engravings by R. Pollard. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Preserved in modern folding-box. Rubbed, with upper joint tender and label chipped. Book label of Ruari McLean to FEP.
Price
£ 300.00
CARR, John. A northern summer; or travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and part of Germany, in the year 1804...Abridged from the original. Printed by D. M'Kenzie for the Booksellers. 1806. Second edition.
xii, [1], 14-300pp. Uncut in original publisher's plain paper boards, title in manuscript to spine. Rubbing, with loss to spine. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
CARROLL, William Henry. A copious practical index to the several statutes enacted in the 33d, 35th, 37th, part of the 40th, 43d, 45th, 51st, and 57th years of king george III for the regulation of contested elections in ireland, as far as relate to the elections of members to serve in the imperial parliament for counties and cities only. Printed by George Grierson and John Rowe Power. 1818. Second edition.
254pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to lettering-piece. Very occasional slight marginal chipping, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 375.00
CARTWRIGHT, Christopher. Certamen Religiosum: or, a conference between The late King of England, and the late Lord Marquesse of Worcester, concerning Religion. Together with a vindication of the protestant cause... Printed for W. Lee...and R. Royston. 1651. First edition.
[14], 366, 84pp. With an engraved frontispiece. With an additional title-page, dated 1652, bound-in. Late nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of 'Richard Harington' to FEP, ink ownership inscription and annotations to FFEP, very small holes to title-page - just clipping text, slight marginal loss to Oo, paper flaws to text of p.300-301 - without loss of sense, some spotting.
Price
£ 450.00
CASTLEREAGH, Robert Stewart, Viscount. Substance of a second speech of the marquis of londonderry...on the subject of the agricultural distress of the country, and the financial and other measures proposed for its relief... Printed for John Hatchard and Son. 1822. First edition.
78pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Unopened, stitched, as issued. Creased, lightly spotted, dust-soiling to margins. Author's own copy, from the recently dispersed library of Newbattle Abbey - though not identified as such.
Price
£ 200.00
CATON, William. An abridgment of Eusebius Pamphilius's ecclesiastical history, in two parts... Printed for Francis Holden. 1698. Second edition.
32, [4], 95, 94-210, 111-130pp, [10]. With five terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep. Extremities worn, loss to head and foot of spine. Pastedowns sprung, early eighteenth-century inked ownership inscriptions of James and Joseph Steevens to front and rear endpapers, slight loss to lower corner of leaf a7, a trifle toned.
Price
£ 375.00
CATTANEO, [Giovanni], Conte. The source, the strength, and the true spirit of laws... Printed for Lockyer Davis. 1753. First edition in English.
xvi, 167, [1], 99pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, gilt. Rubbed, upper board detached, lower joint split with board working loose, loss to head and foot of spine. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP of 'James Stonhouse M. D. / of Northhampton 1753', repaired tear to foot of H2, leaves a trifle toned.
Price
£ 250.00
CHALMERS, Alex[ander]. A history of the colleges, halls, and public buildings, attached to the university of oxford, including the lives of the founders. Printed by Collingwood and Co.. 1810. First edition.
In two volumes. xvi, 260; [5], 262-486pp, [14]. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title-page to Vol. I and a further 30 engraved plates. Contemporary diced calf, spines richly gilt. Rubbing to spines, upper joint of Vol. I splitting, a trifle marked and sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates to FEPs of 'T. W. Greene, Lichfield', ink inscription to verso of FFEP; 'Bought at Mrs. Buckeridge's sale Apr. 1832 / cost t/e/-', occasional spotting, offsetting.
Price
£ 150.00
CHALMERS, George. The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots; Drawn from the State Papers. With Six Subsidiary Memoirs. Illustrated with Ten Plates of Medals, Portraits and Prospects. Printed for John Murray. 1818. First edition.
[2], ix, [3], 499, [1]; [2], 502pp. With two engraved frontispieces, four further engraved plates (two of which folding) and four vignette engravings of coins within text. Finely bound in contemporary navy half-calf, spines richly gilt, over marbled boards. Very slight rubbing to extremities, a little occasional spotting to text, else a fine copy. Manuscript note tipped to p.409.
Price
£ 200.00
CHAMBERLAYNE, John. Magnae Britanniae notitia: or, the present state of Great Britain; with divers remarks upon the antient state thereof. Printed for D. Midwinter et al.. 1726.
In two parts. [4], vi, [12], 456, 246, [2], 56pp. The second part has a separate title-page; 'A general list or catalogue of all the offices and officers employed in the several branches of His Majesty’s government', dated 1725. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, splitting to joints, loss to foot of spine, library shelf mark in correction fluid, some slight marking.Ink ownership inscriptions to blank endpapers of 'Charles Gretton', recent bookplate of Bath Reference Library to FEP, with borrowing slip to RFEP and their occasional embossed stamps throughout, damp-staining to head of preliminary leaves, gathering Dd working loose.
Price
£ 100.00