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CLEVELAND, John. The works of Mr. John Cleveland, Containing his Poems, Orations, Epistles, Collected into One Volume, With the life of the author. Printed by R. Holt, for Obadiah Blagrave. 1687.
[24], 144, 143-189, [1], 193-514pp, [14]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent half-morocco, tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, early ink ownership inscription to title of 'Tho. Gaywood', very occasional light marginal damp-staining, overall a very good copy. With a loosely inserted typed letter, dated 10 January 1966, addressed to Lord Harlech from the Brian Morris of the University of York expressing a desire to view copies of any seventeenth-century editions of Cleveland that may be found in the former's library. Letter browned and a trifle chipped and torn to left margin.
Price
£ 375.00
COALE, Josiah. The books And Divers epistles Of the Faithful servant of the lord Josiah Coale; Collected and Published, as it was desired by him the Day of his departure out of the Life. [s.n.], Printed in the Year 1671.
28, 33-104, 152, 269-344pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary sheep. Extremities worn and marked, loss to head and foot of spine, splitting to upper joint, remnants of metal clasps and some surface loss to boards, worm-holes in places. Pastedowns sprung, inked ownership inscription of 'William Steevens 1809' to FEP, without FFEP, later inked ownership inscription of 'Rebeccah Steevens' to foot of title-page, leaves B2-B3 detached with chipping to edges, leaves Hhh1-Hhh2 working loose, occasional worming to margins.
Price
£ 1,500.00
COIGNET, Capitaine. Les cahiers du capitaine coignet (1799-1815). Publies a'pres le manuscrit original par loredan larchey. Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1889. Nouvelle edition revue et corrigee.
[4], xxxi, [1], 494pp. With half-title. Finely bound in red half morocco, gilt, buckram boards. Original printed paper wrappers bound in. George Meredith's copy, with his ink inscription to head of upper wrapper. A fine copy.
Price
£ 375.00
COLERIDGE, Hartley. The life of Andrew Marvell. Published by A. D. English. 1835.
[2], 64pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's mauve buckram, paper lettering-piece to upper board. Extremities sunned, ink spotting to boards, slight split to upper joint, loss to head of spine. Text-block working loose of binding, without FFEP, head of title-page trimmed to removed ink inscription, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
COLLINGWOOD, G[eorge] L[ewis] Newnham. A selection from the public and private correspondence of vice-admiral lord collingwood: interspersed with memoirs of his life. James Ridgway. 1828. Second edition.
Two volumes bound as one. xiv, 362; xi, [1], 418pp. With half-titles, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a folding plan of the Battle of Trafalgar. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, upper joint split. Ink ownership inscription to FEP; 'Rear Admiral / Sir Graham E. Hamond / 1829', offsetting to Vol. I title-page, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 350.00
COLLINS, Robert. A short sketch of the life and writings of the late joseph clarke...containing minute results of his private practice, extending over a series of forty-four years, including three thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight births. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1849. First edition.
88pp. Original publisher's cloth-backed plain paper boards. Without cloth spine panel, some marking. Without FFEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title; 'With the author's compt. / To Dr. W. Fasque'.
Price
£ 150.00
COLLINS, Samuel. Increpatio Andreae Eudaemono-johannis jesuitae, de infami parallelo, et, renovata assertio torturae torti, Pro Clarissimo Domino atque Antistite Eliensi. Excudebat Cantrellus Legge. 1612. First edition.
[14], 442pp. Without initial and terminal blank leaves. Recent panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Deleted inked ownership inscription to title-page, very occasional chipping to margins, worm-trail of gutter margins of several gatherings, damp-staining to latter half of text-block.
Price
£ 300.00
COLLINS,William. The Poetical Works of William Collins to Which is Pre-Fixed the Life of the Author, By Dr Johnson.. Printed By T.Bensley for E.Harding. 1798. ?.
[2], xiv, 165pp, [1]. Vingette engravings to text. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree calf, contrasting red morocco lettering piece, spine elaborately gilt. Marbled end papers. Some rubbing to extremeties, small leather flaw to lower board, occasional soiling to text block. Ink inscription of James Moffatt to blank fly and head of title.
Price
£ 100.00
COLMAN, George. Broad grins...comprising, with new additional tales in verse, those formerly published under the title of 'My night-gown and slippers.'. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies. 1802. First edition.
vii, [1], 125pp, [3]. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf, plain paper boards. Rubbed, joints split, dust-soiled. Armorial bookplate to FEP, later ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
COLQUHOUN, Patrick. A treatise on the police of the metropolis; containing a detail of the various crimes and misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered: and suggesting remedies for their prevention. Printed by H. Fry...for C. Dilly. 1797. Fifth edition.
xxix, [7], 444, xxviiipp. With a half-title and a folding table. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Occasional spots of light foxing, substantial loss to RFEP, ink inscription to head of half-title; 'Sophia O'Head (?) 1829.'
Price
£ 250.00
COLQUHOUN, P[atrick]. A treatise on the police of the metropolis; containing a detail of the various crimes and misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered: and suggesting remedies for their prevention. Printed by H. Baldwin and Son. 1800. Sixth edition.
[16], xvi, 655pp, [31]. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, recently rebacked in tan cloth with recent printed paper lettering-piece. Boards a trifle rubbed and soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Faint ink inscription of 'Nelson' to upper board, by repute from the Matcham family library, Newhouse, Wiltshire - Lord Nelson's sister Catherine having married George Matcham.
Price
£ 250.00
COMBER, Thomas. The church history Clear'd from the Roman Forgeries And Corruptions found in the councils and baronius: In four parts. From The Beginning of Christianity, to the End of the Fifth General Council. Printed by Samuel Roycroft, for Robert Clavell. 1695.
[16], 175, [17], 335pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, and an imprimatur leaf preceding title-page of third and fourth parts. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, presentation bookplate to FEP; 'This Volume forms part of the Tottenham Library, which was purchased by general subscription, as a testimonial to the memory of the late Revd. Edward Tottenham, B.D., to be held in perpetual trust for the public benefit of the City of Bath. December, 1853', recent book-label and ink shelf-marks of the 'Bath Reference Library' to FFEP, ink ownership inscription to head of first title; 'Edwd. Tottenham 1832 / London', lightly browned and foxed.
Price
£ 175.00
COMMERELL, abbe de. An account of the culture and use of the mangel wurzel, or root of scarcity. Printed for Charles Dilly. 1787. Third edition.
xxxix, [1], 51pp, [1]. With a hand-coloured engraved plate. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's blue paper wrappers. Without spine panel, lightly marked, a trifle spotted.
Price
£ 450.00
CONGREVE, William.. Love for Love. A Comedy. Printed for Peter Wilson.. 1757.
94pp, (2). Recent cloth with contrasting label and gilt titling. Browning to title, beginning and end.
Price
£ 50.00
CONGREVE, [William]. The Mourning Bride, a tragedy... Printed for Jacob Tonson. 1697. First edition.
[10], 56, 65-74pp, [2]. Without half-title, text complete despite erratic pagination. Later half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Leaves a trifle browned.
Price
£ 375.00