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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
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.
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£ 250.00
CHALMERS, George. An historical view of the domestic economy of G. Britain, and Ireland, from the earliest to the present times: with a comparative estimate of their efficient strength, arising from their populosity, and agriculture, their manufactures, and trade, in every age. Printed by David Willison. 1812. New edition.
xxv, [1], 496pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt. Some rubbing to extremities, upper joint starting. Unidentified armorial bookplate to FEP, lightly foxed throughout.
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£ 125.00
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.
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£ 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
CHAPONE, Mrs. [Hester]. Letters on the improvement of the mind, addressed to a young lady. Printed for J. Walter...and E. and C. Dilly. 1775. Fifth edition.
In two volumes. [2], viii, 200; [4], 230pp. With half-titles. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, gilt. Rubbing and marking to boards. Ink ownership inscriptions to half-titles of 'Hanh: Hildyard 1775'.
Price
£ 75.00
CICERO, Marcus Tullius. M. Tullii Ciceronis De officiis ad marcum filium, libri tres. Item, Cato Major, Laelius, Paradoxa, de republica fragmenta duo, et somnium Scipionis. In usum scholarum. Impensis Whittaker & Co.. 1834. New edition.
[4], 212pp. Contemporary tooled calf. Slight rubbing to joints and board edges, ink spotting and some soiling. Contemporary ink inscription to FEP.
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£ 75.00
CICERO, Marcus Tullius. M. tullii ciceronis Opuscula: hoc est cato major, seu, de Senecture.Laelius, seu, de Amincitia. Paradoxa. Somnium scipionis. Praefigitur Ejusdem m. t. ciceronis Vita Literaria. Excudebat J. Pote. 1768.
31, [1], 133pp, [1]. Title in red and black. Contemporary sheep, gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight wear to boards. FFEP clipped at head, very occasional marginal spotting.
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£ 175.00
CLARIDGE, Richard. Tractatus Hierographicus: or, a treatise of the Holy Scriptures... Printed for W. Ellis...John Jefferis...and Paul Stevens. 1751.
[8], viii, [4], 197pp, [3]. Contemporary calf, ruled in gilt to spine. Rubbed, joints cracked. Later booklabel of 'Henry Birkbeck, Jun.' to FEP (pasted over earlier label), recent armorial bookplate of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FFEP, marginal loss to L3, with horizontal tear through centre - without loss of sense.
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£ 100.00
CLARK, G[eorge]. An alphabetical epitome of the common law of england; so far as it relates to the security of the persons, property and privileges of individuals. Printed for Fielding and Walker et al.. 1778. First edition.
iv, 130 [i.e. 230]pp, [2]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep, title in manuscript to spine. Rubbed, heavily marked. Paste-downs sprung, occasional spotting.
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£ 300.00
CLARK, J.. The Fortunate Discovery, or, Wisdom found at Last! A Poem.. Printed for the Author, by E. Sweet...and Sold by Williams and Smith.... 1807. First Edition.
[2], 28pp, [2]. Recent decorative paper wrappers. Tear to upper joint.
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£ 150.00
CLARK, John. Fidus and Eumenes, A Poetical Dialogue. In Two Parts, Viz. 1. The truth and excellency of Christianity vindicated, and objections answered. 2. The last Judgement described; with the unhappy end of all who reject, or abuse the Gospel. Printed for the Author by W. Nicholson....and sold by T. Williams. 1804. First Edition.
iv, 57pp, [3]. With terminal blank. Uncut, restitched but otherwise in original state.
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£ 175.00
CLARK, John. Novitius, A Poem. Addressed to a Young Minister; Offering some Friendly Hints to his consideration, respecting his conduct both in Private and Public. Printed for the Author' and sold by T. Williams. 1803. First Edition.
27pp, [1]. Uncut in original stitched publisher's blue paper wraps. Impressions of old pencilled titles, now erased, to upper wrap.
Price
£ 200.00
CLARK, Rev. John. Memoirs of the late Reverend John Clark, written by himself; and at his request, published, with remarks by William Jay. Printed and Sold for the Author by M. Gye et al.. 1810. First edition.
viii, 179pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one plate. Finely bound by Chivers, although not identified as such, in contemporary navy half morocco, blue cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing to extremities. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing throughout, plate detached.
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£ 100.00
CLARKE, Mary Anne. The rival dukes; or, Who is the Dupe? Containing a complete Refutation of the Calumnies which Mrs. Clarke has cast upon the Character of His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, in her recent Work, entitled "the rival princes," and, throwing new light upon the secret history and intrigues of Gloucester=place. Printed by E. Thomas...Published by M. Jones. 1810. First edition.
[4], vii, [1], 191pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent tan half-morocco, tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, occasional light spotting. Ink ownership inscription to verso of RFEP; 'Mary Jane Ormsby'.
Price
£ 300.00