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FIELDING, C[harles] H[enry]. Memories of malling and its valley: with A fauna and flora of Kent. Henry C. H. Oliver. 1893. First edition.
xiv, 291pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, two plates, and a folding map. 6pp booklet listing subscribers loosely inserted. Original publisher's blue buckram, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, loss to head of spine, slightest of splitting to upper joint. Decorated endpapers, light spotting to frontispiece and title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
FIELDING, Henry. An inquiry into the causes of the late Increase of Robbers, &c. With some proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil. In which The Present Reigning Vices are impartially exposed; and the Laws that relate to the Provision for the Poor, and to the Punishment of Felons are largely and freely examined. Printed for G. Faulkner. 1751. First Dublin Edition.
xv, [1], 96pp. Recent blue paper wraps. Neat paper reinforcement to gutter of title. Light ink marking to title, occasional very light staining to margins, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 250.00
FIORENTINO, Giovanni. Il pecorone di ser giovanni fiorentino nel quale si contengono cinquanta novelle antiche Belle d'invenzione e di stile. Presso Riccardo Bancker. 1793.
In two volumes. xxx, [2], 304; 307pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary green calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Light rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Marbled endpapers, contemporary book-labels to FEPs, marginal loss to leaf B6, Vol. II, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
FITZGERALD, C[harles] C[ooper] Penrose. From sail to steam: naval recollections, 1878-1905. Edward Arnold. 1916. First edition.
xi, [1], 303, [1], 12pp. With half-title, a terminal publisher's catalogue, a photographic portrait frontispiece and 15 plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing and bumping to extremities. Armorial bookplate of 'Geoffrey Ronald Codrington' to FEP, foxed throughout. An association copy, inscribed to FEP 'J.E.U.P. Fitzgerald / 1916', that is John Uniacke Penrose Fitzgerald, the author's second son.
Price
£ 75.00
FITZGERALD, William Thomas. Nelson's Tomb, A Poem...To Which is Added, An Address to England on Her Nelson's Death. By the Same Author. Printed By W. Bulmer and Co....and Sold By J. Asperne. 1805. First Edition.
18pp. With half-title. Recent paper boards, paper title label to upper board. Marginal paper repairs to gutter and edges throughout, browned. With ink-stamp of the Philadelphia Mercantile Library to title and dedication.
Price
£ 300.00
FITZGERALD, [Charles Cooper] Penrose. Memories to the sea. Edward Arnold. 1913. First edition.
viii, 328, 16pp. With half-title, a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue, a frontispiece and seven plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Armorial bookplate to FEP of 'Geoffrey Ronald Codrington', foxed throughout. An association copy, with the pencil inscription to FEP of 'R.U. Penrose Fitzgerald', being Robert Uniacke Penrose Fitzgerald, perhaps either the author's first son or his brother of the same name.
Price
£ 75.00
FLATMAN, Thomas. Poems and Songs. Printed by S. and B.G. for Benjamin Took.... 1676. Second edition.
[38], 141pp, [1]. Finely bound in early twentieth-century half blue morocco, gilt, over marbled boards. Slight marking to title; ink inscription of Tho. Mort, with the price he paid later washed out.
Price
£ 450.00
FLETCHER, John. A Rational Vindication of the Catholic Faith: Being the First Part of a Vindication of Christ's Divinity; Inscribed to the Reverend Dr. Priestley, By J. Fletcher, Vicar of Madeley, Salop. Left Imperect by the Author, and Now Revised, and Finished at Mrs. Fletcher's Request, By Joseph Benson.. Printed By George Prince, in Scale-Lane, and sold at the New Chapel, City-Road, London. [c.1790].
223pp, [1]. Uncut, in early roughly-sewn wrappers over original blue-paper wraps. Loss to over-wraps, some rounding to edges and occasional soiling of text block.
Price
£ 250.00
FORBES, John. Memoirs of the earls of granard. Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer. 1868. First edition.
xi, [1], 293pp. With a half-title and a folding plate illustrating the Granard family tree. Original publisher's blind-tooled blue cloth, gilt. Slight wear and soiling to extremities, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of the Raglan family at Cefntilla Court, with the armorial bookplate of the estate to recto of FFEP. With gift inscription to FEP, 'The Lord Raglan from Granard. 4 April 07'.
Price
£ 250.00
FORSTER, T[homas] F[urly]. Flora Tonbrigensis; or, a catalogue of plants growing wild in the neighbourhood of Tonbridge Wells, arranged according to the Linnaean system... Printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor. 1816. Second edition.
vii, [1], 216pp. With three engraved, hand-coloured plates of plant specimens. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, recently rebacked with tan paper, title in manuscript to spine and upper board. Lightly foxed, ink gift inscription to recto of FFEP 'John S. L. Gilmour / 28/9/30 / from Kingey(?)', alongside later ownership inscription 'A. J. Wilmott / 1944'.
Price
£ 250.00
FOSTER, Rev. Mark. Scarbrough: A Poem, in Three Cantoes. . Printed by W. Blanchard; For Messrs Turner and Ainsworth, Scarbrough,. 1802. Third Edition.
37pp, [1]. [Bound behind:] The Scarborough Guide, (Third Edition) Containing an Accurate Description of the Town, the Castle, and the Environs: Dr. Belcombe's Observations on The Spaw-Waters and Sea-Bathing; With occasional remarks, anecdotes, and characters. York. Printed by W. Blanchard, 1806. [4], 143pp, [1]. With folding frontispiece map of Scarborough. Contemporary sheep-backed marbled boards, vellum-tipped corners, gilt. Slightly rubbed to extremities. Contemporary ink inscription of Victoria Reynoldson to FEP.
Price
£ 125.00
FRANCIS, G[eorge]. Chemical experiments; illustrating the theory, practice, and application of the science of chemistry, and containing the properties, uses, manufacture, purification, and analysis of all inorganic substances. With numerous engravings of apparatus, &c.. G. Berger. 1842. First edition.
[4], 250pp, [2]. Numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with surface loss, particularly to spine, some loss to lettering-piece. Ink stains to text of p.10 and p.11 - text remains visible however with no loss of sense, sporadic foxing, armoirial bookplate to FEP of 'A. J. Stanton'.
Price
£ 150.00
FREER, Martha Walker. The life of Marguerite D'Angouleme, Queen of Navarre, Duchesse D'Alencon and De Berry, Sister of Francis I., King of France, and author of "The Heptameron." From numerous unpublished sources... The Burrows Brothers Company. 1895.
In two volumes. vii, [1], 381; [4], 375pp. 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. One of 750 copies (This copy unnumbered) reprinted for the Burrows Brothers Company by John Wilson and Son, at the University Press, Cambridge (Mass.), 1894.
Price
£ 200.00
FRENCH, Rev. R.N.. Verses, by the Rev. R.N. French, of Foremark, Derbyshire. Printed for the Author, and Sold by G. Wilkins. 1808. First Edition.
xi, [1], 168pp. Nineteenth-century green pebbled cloth, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Some rubbing and staining. Ink inscription of R.R. Hornby, dated 1839, to FFEP. Blank-fly removed at front. Some marginal staining and a little worming at end. First item of errata boldly crossed through in ink.
Price
£ 200.00
FROST, Quintin. The Harper, And Other Poems.. Printed by C. Whittingham...For Longmand, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1806. First Edition.
Price
£ 125.00