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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
DUREL, John. Sanctae Ecclesiae anglicanae adversus Iniquas atque inverecundas Schismaticorum criminationes vindiciae. Typis Guliel. Godbid, prostant apud Guliel. Wells & Rob. Scott. 1669. First edition.
[116], 537pp, [1]. With initial imprimatur leaf misbound after title-page. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities a trifle rubbed and discoloured, recent ink library shelf-mark to spine. Nineteenth-century armorial bookplate of 'Revd. Francis Fortescue Knottesford' to FEP alongside later book label of 'Guliemi O'Brien' and the recent book label of 'Miltown Park Library', ink-stamp of Miltown Park Library to title-page, ink correction to single catch-word, light water-staining throughout, foxed.
Price
£ 450.00
DURHAM, James. The Dying man's Testament to the Church of Scotland; or, A Treatise concerning Scandal. Divided into Four Parts. 1. Concerning Scandal in the general.. 2. Concerning Publick Scandals, or Scandals as they are the object of the Church-censures... 3. Concerning Doctrinal Scandals, or scandalous errors. 4. Concerning Scandalous Divisions.... Printed by Christopher Higgins. 1659. First edition.
[32], 432pp. Contemporary blind-ruled calf. Rubbed, chipping to extremities, with some loss to head and foot of spine. Occasional marking to text. Contemporary ink inscription of Thomas Crauford 'Ex dono amici, you is owned of this Book. Aprul 16th 1694. T.C. me possidett' to FFEP, with 'Ex Libris Thomas Craufurd' further inscribed to title.
Price
£ 450.00
DUVAL, Elizabeth W.. T. E. Lawrence: A bibliography. Arrow Editions [The Spiral Press]. [1938]. First edition, limited to 500 copies.
[2], 95pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's canvas-backed blue-black paper boards, lettered in black, glassine wrapper, housed in original publisher's brown card slipcase. A very fine copy. Slipcase a trifle marked and sunned, some splitting to joints, loss to foot.
Price
£ 150.00
DYE, Frederick. Hot water supply. A practical treatise upon the fitting of hot water apparatus for domestic and general purposes. E. & F. N. Spon. 1906. Fifth edition.
vi, [2], 80pp. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
DYER, George. Poems. Vol I [-II]. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By T. Bensley. 1802. First Edition.
[8], lxxxvi, 121-4, lxxxvii-xcii, 120; [4], 236pp. Final 2 leaves of Vol I misbound within prefaratory essay. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spines richly gilt. Slightly rubbed, some cracking to joints and a little chipping to spines.
Price
£ 150.00
DYKES, [Oswald]. The Royal Marriage. King lemuels's Lesson of 1. Chastity, 2. Temperance, 3. Charity, 4. Justice, 5. Education, 6. Industry, 7. Frugality, 8. Religion, 9. Marriage, &c. Practically Paraphras'd; with Remarks, Moral and Religious, upon the Virtues and Vices of Wedlock. Printed for the Author; And Sold by P. Mcigham et al.. 1722. First edition.
xxiii, [1], 368pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary speckled calf, later rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, title-page lightly browned, naive clear tape repairs to worm-trail at upper margins of final three gatherings - clipping running-title at times, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
D[enman], G[eorge]. Black eyed susan done into greek. [Printed by C. J. Clay, M.A. and Sons, at the University Press]. [1886]. First edition.
[8]pp. Parallel English and Greek text. Disbound. Evidently removed from larger volume, with four leaves of an unidentified list of donations, with the later typed heading 'George Denman Scholarship', attached to rear. Slightest of dust-soiling and creasing to title, else a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 50.00
EAMER, John. Colonel sir john eamer's defence on the court martial held on charges preferred against him by captain william ayres, &c. &c. to which are added, the charges at length; together with the sentence, and his majesty's decision thereon. [Nichols and Son]. 1885. First edition.
[4], 84pp. Original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Slight chipping and rubbing, wrappers separating from text-block. Very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 125.00
EARDLEY-WILMOT, Captain S[ydney]. Our fleet to-day and its development during the last half-century. Seeley and Co. Limited. 1900. Second edition.
[7], x-xvi, 329pp, [1]. Without half-title. With a monochrome frontispiece and 37 further monochrome plates and illustrations in the text. Attractively bound in contemporary prize-binding of green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, gilt armorial devices of Sherborne School to boards, marbled edges. Spine and board edges sunned, slight rubbing. Marbled endpapers, prize-plate to FEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
EASTWICK, Edward B.. Autobiography of Lutfullah, a Mohamedan Gentleman; and His Transactions with His Fellow-Creatures: Interspersed with remarks on the habits, customs and character of the people with whom he had to deal.. Smith Elder and Co.. 1857. Second edition.
xii, 435pp, [1], 16pp adverts. Finely bound in recent quarter red morocco over marbled boards, contrasting lettering piece, gilt titling. Small oval stamp, "Christchurch Rathgar." A clean copy save for very occasional marking to text.
Price
£ 100.00