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DOUCE, Francis. Illustrations of shakspeare, and of ancient manners: with dissertation in the clowns and fools of shakspeare; on the collection of popular tales entitled gesta romanorum; and on the english morris dance. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1807. First edition.
In two volumes. xv, [1], 526; [4], 499pp, [1]. With a half-title to each volume, eight wood- and copper-engraved plates, and one folding hand-coloured copper-engraved plate depicting a scene of Morris dancing. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Light rubbing to spines. Marbled endpapers. Internally clean and crisp, a fine copy. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with ink stamps of the Ben Damph Forest Library to recto of both FFEPs.
Price
£ 450.00
DOUGLAS, Alexander. Poems Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.. Printed by R. Tullis, for the Author. 1806. First Edition.
xx, 203pp, [1]. Uncut in contemporary red half-morocco over marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, with loss to head of spine. Neat twentieth-century German ink-stamp to FFEP.
Price
£ 150.00
DOUGLAS, James. Travelling anecdotes through various parts of Europe. Printed for J. Debrett. 1786. Third edition.
x, 285pp, [3]. With half-title, terminal advertisement leaf, and eight engraved plates including frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's tan paper boards, with remains of printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, substantial loss to head of spine. Upper hinge split, ink initials to half-title, foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
DOWSON, Ernest. Memoirs of Cardinal Dubois. Leonard Smithers and Co.. 1899.
In two volumes. xvi, 282; viii, 268pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Partially uncut in contemporary navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, T.E.G., gilt. Spines slightly sunned, light surface wear. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
DRAKE, Lawrence. The heroes of england: stories of the lives of the most celebrated british soldiers and sailors. Joseph Cundall. 1843. First edition.
viii, 312pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, and seven hand-coloured engraved plates. Original publisher's gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G., later recased, later blank endpapers. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Very occasional light spotting, ink gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf; 'Douglas Edward Holroyd / given him by H.R.H. the Duchess of Gloucester / January 1843'.
Price
£ 125.00
DRAKE, Nathan. Winter nights; or, fire-side lucubrations. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1820. First edition.
In two volumes. [6], 295, [1]; [4], 300pp. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities a trifle rubbed and dust-soiled, loss to head of spines. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
DRAYTON, Michael. England's Heroical Epistles, written In Imitation of the Stile and Manner of Ovid's Epistles: with annotations of The Chronicle History. Printed for S. Smethwick. [c.1695].
[8], 225pp, [1]. Without frontispiece. Recent calf-backed decorated paper boards, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Ink inscriptions to title, browning to all leaves, occasional spots of dust-soiling and light marginal damp-staining, loss of characters 'h' and 'i' of 'white' on p.199.
Price
£ 350.00
DREXEL, Jeremias. Recta intentio Omnium humanarum actionum amussis. Formis Cornelii Leysserii. 1628. Editio tertia [i.e. third edition].
[26], 625pp, [1]. With an engraved title-page and two engraved plates. Partially uncut in contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and a trifle rubbed and marked. Nineteenth-century ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light browning to title-page, offsetting from plates, very occasional slight marginal water-staining, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
DRYDEN, John. An evening's love: or, the Mock-Astrologer. As it is Acted By Their Majesties servants. Printed for Henry Herringman. 1691.
[16], 63pp, [1]. Recent tan cloth, lettered in gilt to upper board. Minor wear to extremities. Dust-soiled throughout, occasional light damp-staining to bottom margins, loss to top corner of terminal leaf, not effecting text.
Price
£ 125.00
DU MOULIN, Peter. A vindication of the sincerity of the Protestant Religion In the Point of Obedience to sovereigns. Opposed To the Doctrine of Rebellion, authorised and practised by the Pope and the Jesuites. In Answer to a Jesuitical Libel, Entituled philanax anglicus. Printed for Benjamin Took. 1679. Fourth edition.
[24], 148, [2], 14pp. 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 title; 'Edwd. Tottenham / 1832 / Nottingham', short strip of clear tape to head of title, slight marginal loss to lower corner of Y3, occasional creasing, light dust-soiling, spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
DUCK, Stephen. The beautiful works Of the Reverend Mr. Stephen Duck, (The Wiltshire Bard:)...To which is prefixed, some account of his life and writings. Printed for and Sold by the Booksellers. 1753.
xxviii, 140pp. Contemporary calf, gilt. Rubbed, joints cracked with boards working loose, loss to head and foot of spine. Near contemporary ink inscription of 'Mary Graham' to recto of FFEP, ink inscription of 'Mary Lucas 1780' to drop-head title of dedication, ink stain to top- and fore-edge bleeding through to margins of first half of text block, damp-staining to top margin of final gathering.
Price
£ 100.00
DUCLOS, [Charles Pinot]. Memoires secrets sur les regnes de Louis XIV et de Louis XV. Chez Buisson. 1791. First edition.
In two volumes. [2], xxxii, 484; [2], 571pp, [1]. Recent navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, neat ink annotation to Vol. I title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
DUCRAY-DUMINEL, M. [Francois-Guillaume]. Victor, ou l'enfant de la foret. Chez le Prieur, Libraire. [1798]. Third edition.
Four volumes. 242, [2]; 257, [1]; 275, [1]; 325pp, [1]. With half-title and engraved frontispiece to each volume. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco over marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed to spines, bumping to corners. Marbled endpapers. Early ink inscription of E. Matheiu to head of each title, occasional marginal loss to text blocks.
Price
£ 250.00
DUNGLISON, Richard J.. The Public Medical Libraries of Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1871. First Edition.
46pp. Original publisher's printed wraps. Slight marking and foxing to covers, occasionally to text, vertical creasing.
Price
£ 100.00
DUPORT, James. Musae subsecivae, seu Poetica Stromata. Ex Officina Joann. Hayes, celeberrimae Academiae Typographi. 1676. First edition.
[6], 576pp, [12]. Eighteenth-century gilt-ruled calf. Rubbed, with chipping to spine, short cracks to joints. Armorial bookplate of the Dukes of Leeds to FEP.
Price
£ 750.00