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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
FLINDERS PETRIE, W.M.. Hyksos and Israelite Cities. Office of School of Archaeology/Bernard Quaritch. 1906. First edition.
vii, 57pp, 40 plates. Half cloth over original paper board. Gilt titling to spine. Some rubbing to extremities and splitting to upper joint, markings to boards. Slight tape residue at foot of spine. Inkstamp of Hawkshead Priory Library to FEP, but no other library markings.
Price
£ 45.00
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
FORDYCE, James. Sermons to young women, in two volumes. Printed for T. Cadell. 1792. Eleventh edition.
In two volumes. xi, [1], 308; [4], 313pp. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Partially erased ink ownership inscriptions to FFEPs, near contemporary ink gift inscriptions to head of both titles; 'H. E. Benyon / from E. B. / 1798', else internally clean and crisp.
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
FOWLER, George. History of the war: or, a record of events, political and military, between turkey and russia, and russia and the allied powers of england and france; showing the Origin and Progress of the War to the end of the Year 1854. Compiled from Public Documents and other Authentic Sources. Sampson Low, Son, & Co.. 1855. Second edition.
[6], 334pp. With a half-title, a hand-coloured engraved folding map of the Crimea bound as frontispiece, and one further hand-coloured engraved folding map of allied army positions before Sebastopol. Contemporary blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing and soiling to extremities, spine sunned. Browning to bank endpapers, leaves lightly toned. From the library of the Raglan family at Cefntilla Court, with recent armorial bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 100.00
FOX, C[harles] J[ames]. An abridgement of Mr. Fox's history of the early part of the reign of James the Second. Printed by W. Lewis...For H. Oddy. 1808. First abridged edition.
[4], 199pp, [1]. With and engraved portrait frontispiece, and a terminal advertisement page. Uncut in original publisher's plain blue paper boards, title in manuscript to spine. Rubbed and marked, some surface loss to spine, corners bumped. Ink ownership inscription to head of title, pen trial to foot of p.12, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
FRANKLIN, Dr. Benjamin. STUBER, Dr. Henry. The life of Dr. Benj. Franklin. Written by himself. And continued by Dr. Stuber. Printed by T. Appleby. 1809.
194pp. Twentieth-century brown half morocco, gilt, marbled boards. Slightly marked, else a fine copy. Marbled endpapers. The signature line of the first leaf of each gathering bears, somewhat inexplicably, the words 'vol. I.' - no further volume was published.
Price
£ 350.00
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
FREESE, J. H.. The memoirs and correspondence of Madame D'Epinay. H. S. Nichols Ltd.. 1899.
In three volumes. xlviii, 337; vii, [1], 348; viii, 356pp. 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 all FEPs, internally clean and crisp. Limited edition of 500 copies.
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
FRITH, [Francis]. Frith's photo-pictures. The lake district. Mason's Art Gallery & Bazaar. c.1870.
25 tissue guarded, albumen print photographs mounted on 11 card pages. Original publisher's burgundy morocco, gilt, A.E.G. Some rubbing to extremities. Neat manuscript annotations to mounts providing location names for each photograph, foxing to mounts and guards but otherwise clean and crisp.
Price
£ 375.00