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DIBDIN, Thomas Frognal. An introduction to the knowledge of rare and valuable editions of the Greek and Latin Classics. Together with an account of polyglot bibles, polyglot psalters, hebrew bibles, greek bibles and greek testaments; the greek fathers, and the latin fathers. Printed for Harding and Lepard. 1827. Fourth edition.
In two volumes. [4], xiii, [1], 562; [4], 579pp, [1]. With half-titles and an engraved plate. Later vellum, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities discoloured. Printed bookseller descriptions tipped-in to RFEP of Vol. II, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 175.00
DIBDIN, T[homas]. The last lays of the last of the three dibdins... Harding and King. 1833. First edition.
viii, 158pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary green half-calf, green buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 50.00
DIBDIN, [Charles]. Songs, glees, duettos, &c. in rent day, or the yeoman's friend; written and composed by mr. dibdin, and performed at the sans pariel, strand. Printed for the Author, by R. Cantwell. 1808. First edition.
26, [2], 27-31pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Lightly marked.
Price
£ 150.00
DIDEROT, Denis. D'ALEMBERT, Denis. Select essays from the encyclopedy, being the most curious, entertaining, and instructive parts of that very extensive work, written by Mallet, Diderot, D'Alembert, and Others, the Most Celebrated Writers of the Age. Printed for Samuel Leacroft. 1772. First edition.
[4], iv, [2], 372pp. With half-title. Nineteenth-century maroon roan, gilt, titled to upper board. Marbled endpapers, with the later book-label of 'Iain J.A.S. Woolley' to FEP, pencilled inscription of the same owner to blank fly-leaf. Slightly rubbed, a little chipped to joints at head of spine. Marginal paper flaw to F1.
Price
£ 750.00
DODDRIDGE, P[hilip]. Sermons to young persons... Printed for W. Baynes. 1816. New edition.
viii, [1], 10-207pp, [9]. With two final publisher's advertisement leaves. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription of ElizabethAnne Gates to verso of FFEP, lightly browned.
Price
£ 125.00
DODSWORTH, Mrs. Fugitive Pieces. Printed by Simmons and Kirkby. 1802. First Edition.
iv, 107pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled calf, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with some loss and chipping to spine, cracking to joints, lacking lettering-piece.
Price
£ 350.00
DONN, James. PURSH, Frederick. Hortus Cantabrigiensis; or, a catalogue of plants indigenous and exotic. Printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor, for White, Cochrange, and Co.... 1815. Eighth edition.
[4], 355pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary speckled calf. Neat repair to lower joint at base of spine, very slightest of rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy. With the armorial bookplate of S.F. Granad, with motto 'Time Tryeth Truth', ink inscription of the same to head of title/p.9, and small pin-prick book-stamp to title and initial leaves of text.
Price
£ 125.00
DONNAY, Maurice. Amants: comedie en cinq actes. Paul Ollendorff. 1897. First edition.
[6], 258pp, [2]. Near contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G., with original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Gladys de Grey to FEP, lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to half-title; 'a Lady Grey / un respectueux hommage / Maurice Donnay / Decembre 1896'.
Price
£ 200.00
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, Colonel Sir Howard. A treatise on naval gunnery. John Murray. 1820. First edition.
xii, 319pp, [1], With a half-title and five engraved folding plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary ownership inscription to head of title-page: 'William E. Malcolm / H M Ship Belvidera', light spotting to half-title and title page, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of half-title: 'From the Author / a mark of respect'.
Price
£ 625.00
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
DOUGLAS, Sir Howard. On naval warfare with steam. John Murray. 1858. First edition.
155, 32pp. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, lightly spotted.
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, 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