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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
COWPER, William. GUION, Mme de la Mothe. Poems Translated from the French of Madame de la Mothe Guion, By the late William Cowper...To which are added Some Original poems of Mr. Cowper, not inserted in his Works.. Printed and Sold by J. Wakefield.... 1801. First Edition.
xii, 131pp, [1]. Uncut in the original publisher's two-tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some loss to spine, cracking to joints and fading to boards, else a fine copy. Contemporary gift inscription to FEP.
Price
£ 325.00
COX, Robert. Das Leben des ehrwuerdigen Joh. Wilh. Fletscher, gewesenen Vicars von Madeley in Shropshire. Gedruckt Und Verlegt Bei H.L. Broenner. 1833. First German Edition.
iv, 140, [4]. Original publisher's wrappers, with printed label to spine. Rubbed, with slight loss to extremities, creasing to spine.
Price
£ 75.00
COXE, Tench. A view of the United States of America, in a series of papers, written at various times, between the years 1787 and 1794. Printed for William Hall...and Wrigley & Berriman. 1794. First edition.
v, [4], 8-13, [1], 513pp, [3]. With terminal blank leaf. Six folded leaves of tables included within the pagination. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Heavily worn, loss to board corners, splitting to joints with lower board nearly detached, spine cracked with loss to head and foot and some worming. Foxed throughout, slight chipping to one folding leaf.
Price
£ 250.00
COXE, William. Sketches of the Natural, Civil, and Political State of swisserland; in a series of letters to william melmoth, Esq. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1779. First edition.
viii, 532pp, [2]. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplates of the Marquis of Blanford and Thomas Courtenay Theydon Warner to FEP, paper repairs to lower margins of leaves C1 and C2, slight chipping to head of leaves Gg6 and Gg7, occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'From the Author'.
Price
£ 950.00
COYKENDELL, Frederick. Arthur rackham: a list of books illustrated by him...with an introductory note by martin birnbaum. Privately Printed [at the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge]. 1922. First edition.
Limited edition, one of 175 copies printed. [6], 22pp, [2]. With a half-title, a portrait frontispiece, and two headpieces designed by Rackham - the second of which previously unpublished. Partially unopened in original publisher's tan paper boards, lettered in gilt, glassine dustwrapper. Extremities a trifle toned, dustwrapper sunned. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf; 'To Leslie Chaundy / with compliments of / Fred Coykendall / December 8. 1922.'
Price
£ 450.00
CRANE, Walter. The Baby's Bouquet. A fresh bunch of old rhymes & tunes. Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd.. [c.1900].
56pp. 11 full-page colour illustrations and numerous illustrated borders throughout. Original publisher's tan cloth backed glazed pictorial boards, decorated endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
CREASY, E[dward]. Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co.. c.1890. Forty-second edition.
419pp, [1]. With a half-title, an illustrated frontispiece, and plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Light rubbing to sunned spine, slight soiling to boards. Upper hinge split with board working loose, leaves a trifle toned, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy.
Price
£ 50.00
CRESSWELL, Walter D'Arcy. Poems (1921-1927). Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd.. 1928. First edition.
[10], 78pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and bumped, chipping to dustwrapper spine. Inked correction to p.57, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
CREUZBAUER, Wilhelm. W. Creuzbauer's German Money Guide, illustrated by steel plate engravings. A companion to John Murray's Handbooks for Travellers in Northern and Southern Germany.. William Creuzbauer. [1839].
[10]pp, with 4 additional steel engravings of German coins. Publisher's paper boards, within original slip case. Extremities a bit rubbed, slight age browning, minimal spotting.
Price
£ 450.00
CRIRIE, James. Scottish Scenery: Or, Sketches in Verse, Descriptive of Scenes Chieflt in the Highlands of Scotland: Accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented with engravings by W. Byrne, F.S.A. from views painted by G. Walker, F.A.S.E.. Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies. 1803. First Edition.
xxxiv, [2], 412pp. With engraved frontispiece view of Edinburgh and nineteen further engraved views. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt. Expertly rebacked to style, with contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary Chippendale armorial bookplate of Jonathan Pytts, featuring a cherub reading a book, to FEP
Price
£ 400.00
CROKER, John Wilson. Correspondence between the right hon. j. w. croker and the right hon. lord john russell, on some passgaes of 'moore's diary.'... John Murray. 1854. First edition.
35pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper wrappers. A near fine copy.
Price
£ 50.00
CROSLAND, T[homas] W[illiam] H[odgson]. Pop goes the weasel. Fortune & Merriman. 1924. First edition.
239pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's purple cloth-backed purple paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and sunned. Pencilled ownership inscription to half-title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
CROWE, William. Lewesdon Hill, considerably enlarged: With other Poems by the Rev. William Crowe, of New College, LL.B. Public Orator of the University of Oxford. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1804. Third Edition.
x, 115pp. With half-title. Finely bound in contemporary green morocco, gilt, richly decorated in blind. A.E.G. Slight rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy. Bookplate of Rev. James William Arnold to FEP, two contemporary ink inscriptions relating to Georgiana Morrison.
Price
£ 125.00