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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,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
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
CONNELLY, Thomas. HIGGINS, Thomas. A new dictionary of the spanish and english languages in four volumes... Printed in the King's Press by Pedro Julian Pereyra, Printer to His Cath. Maj.. 1798. First edition.
Two of four volumes only, i.e. Spanish-English A-Z. [16], 956, 1097, [3]; [6], 1097pp, [3]. Terminal two leaves of Vol. II duplicated at the end of Vol. I. Parallel English and Spanish title-pages. Contemporary speckled sheep, contrasting red and black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities worn, surface loss to boards. Marbled endpapers, book-labels and armorial bookplates of Viscount Exmouth to both FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of Ed. Pellew to verso of both English title-pages, short closed tear to text of leaf Gg2, Vol. I - without loss of sense, very slight marginal loss to leaves Q1, T7, Vol. II, occasional browning.
Price
£ 500.00
COOPER, Samuel. Consolation to the mourner, and instruction both to youth and old age, from the early death of the righteous: in two discourses by Samuel Cooper, D. D. minister of Great Yarmouth. Occasioned by the death of his eldest daughter, (who had only just entered into her twenty-first year) to which is subjoined, an appendix: containing her character, and two elegies on her death. Printed and Sold by Downes and March. 1786. First edition.
[2], x, 3-174pp. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, recent armorial bookplate of 'R. C. Fiske Nth. Walsham' to FEP, very minor damp-staining to margins of latter half of text-block.
Price
£ 250.00
CORBET, Henry. Tales and traits of sporting life. Rogerson and Tuxford. 1864. First edition.
[8], 202pp. With half-title and an extra engraved title with hand-coloured vignette. Lacking frontispiece. Original publisher's black buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Hinges cracked, very short closed tears to gutter margins of additional title and title, leaves toned with occasional foxing.
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£ 75.00
CORRY, John. The Gardener's Daughter of Worcester; Or, the Miseries of Seduction. A Moral Tale.. Sold by Champante and Whitrow, [printed by T. Newly, Salop].. [1800?].
36pp. With hand-coloured frontispiece. Recent black morocco, gilt. Some surface adhesion between title and frontispiece has caused slight surface loss to former.
Price
£ 600.00
CORVINUS, Johannes Arnoldi. Arnoldi Corvini a Belderen I.C. jus feudale per aphorismos strictim explicatum. Ex Officina Francisci Moyaert. 1655.
[6], 212pp, [4]. Contemporary vellum with gilt title to spine. A trifle worn, with spots of soiling, damp-staining to bottom corner of lower board. Armorial bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to FEP, ink inscription to verso of title, prelims. lightly browned, two very small holes to final leaf - not touching text.
Price
£ 150.00
COTTLE, Joseph. A New Version of the Psalms of David. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees. 1801. First Edition.
[6], 240pp. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt. Worn, with loss to spine, cracking to joints. Ink inscription of Jos. Hutton to head of title.
Price
£ 1,250.00
COWELL, John. The interpreter: or book containing The signification of words. Wherein is set forth the true meaning of all, or the most part of such words and terms as are mentioned in the Law-Writers, or Statutes of this victorious and renowned Kingdom, requiring any Exposition or Interpretation. A Work not only profitable, but necessary for such as desire throughly to be instructed in the knowledge of our Laws, Statutes, or other Antiquities. Printed by F. Leach, and are to be sold by Hen. Twyford, Tho. Dring, and Jo. Place. 1658.
[284]pp. Contemporary blind-ruled calf. Rubbed, surface loss, marking, and damp-staining to boards, very small worm-holes to top compartment of spine. Front and rear pastedowns sprung, very occasional light browning and dust-soiling.
Price
£ 350.00
COWLEY, Abraham. The works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of Those which were formerly Printed: and Those which he Design'd for the Press: Now published out of the Authors original copies. Printed by J. M. for Henry Herringham. 1684. Eighth edition.
[2], xl, 41, [1], 80, [4], 58, 61-70, 154, 23, [1], 148pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. [Bound with:] COWLEY, Abraham. The second part of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley. Being what was Written and Published by himself in his younger years. And now Reprinted together. London. Printed by Mary Clark, for Charles Harper, 1684. Fifth edition. [8], 161pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Folio. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Heavily rubbed, particularly to spine with loss to head and foot, some splitting to joints. Booklabel of 'John Seward Roe' to FEP, slight shaving to each frontispiece and title-page of first work - with some loss to title text at head, marginal loss to leaf S of second work, lightly browned throughout, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 250.00