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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.
[1], 78pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt, plain paper dustwrapper. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, a near fine copy.
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£ 50.00
CRICHTON, Andrew. Converts from infidelity; or lives of eminent individuals who have renounced libertine principles and sceptical opinions, and embraced christianity. Printed for Constable and Co.. 1827. First edition.
12mo. In two volumes. [4], xiv, [2], 314; 336pp. With an additional engraved title-page to each volume, and an engraved dedication page to Vol. I. Contemporary red morocco-backed, cloth-tipped marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, wear to boards. Upper hinges of both volumes reinforced, light damp-staining to preliminaries of Vol. I, ink-stamp of the Metropolitan Police Force to title-page of Vol. II, browning to engraved titles and dedication leaf, occasional light spotting and dust-soiling. The marbled paper to the boards of Vol. I has been removed to reveal two bookplates for Miland's Public Library advertising subscription rates and services offered, with a twelve month membership offered at five guineas.
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£ 125.00
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.
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£ 50.00
CROPPER, James. STUART, C.. A letter to Thomas Clarkson by James Cropper. And prejudice vincible; or the practicability of conquering prejudice by better means than by slavery and exile; in relation to the American Colonization Society. By C. Stuart. Printed by Egerton Smith and Co.. 1832. First edition.
24pp. Recent plain paper boards, printed paper title label. Minor wear to extremities. Very mild spots of dust-soiling and foxing throughout.
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£ 350.00
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.
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£ 125.00
CRUIKSHANK, George. A pop-gun fired off by george cruikshank, in defence of the british volunteers of 1803, against the uncivil attack upon that body by general w. napier; to which are added some observations upon our national defences, self-defence, etc. etc. etc. Published for the Author by W. Kent & Co. . [1860]. First edition.
44pp. Margins closely trimmed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-age; 'Monckton Milnes Esq. M.P. L. L. L. / with the compliments and regards of / Geo. Cruikshank'. [Bound with:] PETO, Sir S. Morton. Observations on the report of the defence commissioners, with an analysis of the evidence. London. W. Mitchell, [s.d., c.1862]. First edition. 96pp. With half-title. [And:] LEFROY, J[ohn] H[enry]. A reply to lieut. colonel e. m. boxer, r.a., f.r.s., being a vindication of the royal commissioners appointed to consider the defences of the united kingdom... Woolwich. Printed by W. P. Jackson, [1862]. 32pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved folding plate. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Monckton Milnes Esq. M.P. / with the authors compliments.' [And:] Country rifle corp. Address from a committee of yeomen residing in the neighbourhood of exeter. Exeter. William Roberts, 1859. First edition. 12pp. [And:] [Drop-head title:] The military and naval drill; with systemised gymnastics as part of a national education. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [s.d., 1859]. First edition? 4pp. [And:] On the necessity of a general arming in england, by a permanent system of organisation, analogous to that of the anglo-saxon period, when every able man was a soldier for home defence, with remarks on the militia. London. T. and W. Boone, 1859. First edition. vi, [1], 8-51pp, [1]. [And:] [PETO, Samuel Morton, Sir]. Sir Morton Peto and the defence commission. London. James Ridgway, 1862. First edition. 71pp, [1]. [And:] A JOURNEYMAN SHOEMAKER [i.e. SMITH, Alphin]. The defences of england. Nine letters. Eight letters before the affair of the "trent." One letter afterwards. London. Robert Hardwicke, 1862. First edition. 22pp. [And:] A few facts concerning naval captains, commanders, lieutenants, and mates. London. Edward Stanford, 1861. First edition. 6pp. [And:] PAKINGTON, John, Sir. State of the navy. Speech delivered in the house of commons...on introducing the navy estimates. February 25, 1859. London. Harrison, 1859. First edition. 47pp, [1]. Presentation copy, ink-stamp to head of title-page reading; 'With Sir. J. S. Pakington's compliments.' [And:] [DENMAN, Joseph]. Facts for consideration with respect to the navy. Printed for private circulation. [London]. [Woodfall and Kinder], [1857]. First edition. [2], 18pp. [And:] CROWE, J[ohn] W[illiam]. Our Army; or, penny wise and pound foolish. London. T. Hatchard, 1856. First edition. 32pp. [And:] CROWE, J[ohn] W[illiam]. A plan for an army of reserve. London. Thomas Hatchard, 1858. First edition. 16pp. [And:] J. W. C. The militia as an army of reserve. London. Thomas Hatchard, 1856. First edition. 16pp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; ' From the author'. [And:] HAY, John Dalrymple, Sir. The reward of loyalty. Edinburgh. Edmonston and Douglas, 1862. First edition. 8pp. [And:] The militia the proper field force for the defence of the kingdom against invasion... London. T. & W. Boone, 1859. First edition. 18, [2], 5pp, [1]. [And:] [Drop-head title:] Proposition to raise and organize a Corps of Light Horse from among the Natives of the Cape of Good Hope for Service in India. [London]. [O. F. Owers], [s.d., c.1860]. First edition? 8pp. [And:] PLAYFAIR, A. W. A letter from a volunteer of 1806 to the volunteers of 1860, with suggestions of the defence of england, her weakness and her strength. Montreal. Printed by John Lovell, 1860. First edition. 30pp. [And:] BAGEHOT, Walter. Count your enemies and economise your expenditure. London. James Ridgway, 1862. First edition. 27pp, [1]. [And:] MONITOR. The increase of national defence and reduction of taxes. London. Effingham Wilson, [1862]. 32pp. [And:] BAKER, Valentine, Lieut.-Colonel. Our national defences, practically considered. London. Chapman and Hall, 1860. Second edition. 28pp. [And:] LEATHAM, E[dward] A[dam]. Retrenchment: is it possible and expedient? London. W. H. Smith and Son, 1863. First edition. 46pp. Vol. II [BRIGADE OF GUARDS]. A memorial to the queen's most excellent majesty. [London]. [Printed by W. Clowes and Sons], [1855]. First edition. [2], 3, [2]-iv, 65pp, [1]. [Bound with:] HOME, F. Statement, &c., addressed to his royal highness prince albert and all other officers of the guards. Printed for the Author, 1854. [2], 53pp, [1]. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'R. M. Milnes Esq. M.P. L. L. L. / from his (?) F. Home'. [And:] GARDINER, Robert, General Sir. Is england a military nation or not? A consideration respectfully addressed to the members of the house of commons. London. Byfield, Hawksworth, & Co., 1857. First edition. 31pp, [1]. [And:] GARDINER, Robert, General Sir. Question of legislative military responsibility: a consideration respectfully addressed to the honourable the members of the house of commons. London. Byfield, Hawksworth, & Co., 1857. First edition. 34pp. [And:] GARDINER, Robert, General Sir. Comments on the question of legislative military responsibility: respectfully addressed to the honourable the members of the house of commons. London. Byfield, Hawksworth, & Co., 1858. First edition. 34pp. [And:] GARDINER, Robert, General Sir. Considerations on the military organization of the british army... London. Byfield, Hawksworth, and Co., 1858. First edition. 32pp. [And:] GARDINER, Robert, General Sir. The position of the royal artillery of the british army, considered comparatively with that of the other arms of the service... London. Byfield, Hawksworth, and Co., 1858. First edition. 70pp. [And:] GARDINER, Robert, General Sir. Categorical minute on the motion of the house of commons, for enquiry into the effects of the military changes in the ordnance department... London. Byfield, Hawksworth, & Co., 1859. First edition. 121pp, [1]. [And:] [MONTAGU, Andrew Fountayne Wilson]. Replies to passages in the lately published diary of general sir c. napier, affecting lieutenant-general sir r. england, g. c .b. [London]. [Printed by B. D. Cousins], [s.d., c.1860]. iv, 32pp. Occasional manuscript annotations. [And:] KIRWAN, Charles J. Notes on dispatch of troops by sea. Calcutta. Thacker, Spink and Co., 1859. First edition. [4], iii, [1], ii, [1], 6-61pp, [1], xx. 8vo. Two volumes uniformly bound in contemporary red half-morocco, brown buckram boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplates of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to both FEPs, occasional light creasing/spotting/dust-soiling, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 2,500.00
CULLEN, Alex[ander]. Adventures in socialism: New Lanark establishment and Orbiston Community. John Smith and Son, Ltd.. 1910. First edition.
xv, [1], 329pp, [1]. With half -title, four photogravure plates, and a folding lithographic plan. Title in red and black. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Inscribed to half-title; 'Alex. Cullen'.
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£ 175.00
CULLEN, William. Nosology: or, a systematic arrangement of diseases, by classes, orders, genera, and species; with the distinguishing characteristics of each, and outlines of the systems of Sauvages, Linnaeus, Vogel, Sagar, and Macbride. Printed by C. Stewart and Co. for William Creech. 1800. Second edition.
[6], xxi, [2], 24-238pp. With a folding table showing a 'synoptical view of the classes, orders, and genera'. Contemporary calf re-backed and re-cornered in recent tan calf with contemporary contrasting red morocco lettering-piece laid down. Rubbed, with loss to boards showing the necessity for later restoration. Very small tear to head of folding table, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 150.00
CULLYER, John. The gentleman & farmer's assistant; containing, first, Tables for Finding the Content of any Piece of Land, from dimensions taken in yards. Second, tables, Shewing the Width required for an Acre, in any Square Piece of Land, From One to Five Hundred Yards in Length. Third, tables, Shewing the Number of Loads that will Manure an Acre of Land, By knowing the Distance of the Heaps. Fourth, a table for measuring thatcher's work, from one to sixty four feet long, And from One to Twenty Five Feet High. Printed for the author, and sold by Stevenson and Matchett... [1798]. Second edition.
xix, [1], 124pp. Contemporary sheep, spine ruled in blind. Worn, with loss to extremities and head/foot of spine, cracking to joints, marking to boards. With various ink inscriptions/pen-trials/private stamps, and the bookplate of Ron Fiske, to front endpapers. Signed by the author at the end of the preface, inked corrections to leaf I2.
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£ 250.00
CUNNINGHAM, [Richenda]. Hymns and spiritual songs. Oliver and Emerson, [s.d., c.1850]. Second edition, enlarged.
[1], 93pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of marking to extremities. Near contemporary ink gift inscription to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
D'ALWIS, James. Contributions to oriental literature; or, the leisure hours. Printed at the Government Press. 1863. First edition.
In two parts. xv, [1], 264, [4]. With half-title. Unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped green buckram, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, lightly marked. Internally clean and crisp, armorial bookplate of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to FEP, ink gift inscription to head of first contents leaf; 'To Lord Houghton / with / (?) best / compls. / Ceylon / Dec. 15. 65'.
Price
£ 500.00
D'IDEVILLE, Count H.. Memoirs of Marshal Bugeaud from his private correspondence and original documents, 1784-1849. Hurst and Blackett. 1884. First edition.
In two volumes. xv, [1], 363; viii, 365pp. With a half-title to each volume and an engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I. Original publisher's red cloth, gilt. Slight rubbing and soiling to extremities, spines sunned. Recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP of each volume.
Price
£ 150.00
D'URBIN. Projet d'un droit unique d'inventaire sur les vins, examine dans l'interet du tresor, des proprietaires et du commerce. Tourneux. 1830. First edition.
28pp. With a woodcut vignette to title depicting three bee-hives. Stitched, as issued in plain turquoise wrappers. Slight loss to wrappers at spine, slightest of soiling. Very lightly foxed and damp-stained.
Price
£ 300.00