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ARISTOPHANES. Aristophanis comoediae duae Plutus & Nubes: cum scholiis Graecis antiquis, quibus adjiciuntur notae quaedam, simul cum gemino indice. In usum studiosae juventutis. Impensis Rob. Clavel. 1695. First edition.
[24], 463pp, [33]. Contemporary panelled calf. Heavy rubbing to extremities, joints split, upper board separating. Browning to blank endpapers, FEP working loose, occasional light creasing.
Price
£ 250.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. Essays and sketches of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1877. First edition.
vii, [3], 306pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. The life and letters of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, And Co.. 1877. First edition.
xvii, 565pp, [3]. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title, and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'Marie E. Wrixon / from / George F. Armstrong / September, 1878'.
Price
£ 100.00
ASSELIN, C.. The french and english primer; or, an easy vocabulary, Being also an Introduction to Translation, containing upwards of two thousand words. Printed and Published by R. Gosset. 1845. First edition.
64pp. Original publisher's printed tan paper wrappers. Soiling to extremities, loss to blank corners of upper wrapper and title-page, two small holes to title - not touching text, lightly foxed and dust-soiled throughout, creasing to all leaves.
Price
£ 200.00
ATKYNS, Sir Robert. An enquiry into the power of dispensing with penal statutes. Together with some Animadversions upon A Book writ by Sir Edw. Herbert, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, entituled, A Short Account of the Authorities in Law, upon which judgment was given in Sir Edward Hales's Case. Printed for Timothy Goodwin. 1689. First edition.
[2], 58pp, [2]. Without initial advertisement leaf or terminal blank leaf. Stitched in recent tan paper wraps. Minor wear to extremities. Sporadic light foxing and dust-soiling, occasional chipping to margins, marginal loss to final leaf, very small hole to text of final leaf - touching two characters on p.57 and one on p.58 with no loss of sense.
Price
£ 125.00
ATRUTEL, Mrs. J[udah]. An easy and economical book of jewish cookery, Upon Strictly Orthodox Principles. Printed and Published by P. Vallentine. 1894. Third edition.
viii, 208pp. With publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, spots of marking, text-block working loose of binding.
Price
£ 175.00
AYLIES, Mr.. Du Systeme Penitentiare et De Ses Conditions Fondamentales. Librairie de Ch. Gosselin Et Ce.. 1837. First Edition?.
[4], iv, 246pp, [2]. Original publisher's printed yellow paper wraps. A trifle rubbed/marked, slight spotting to text, else a fine copy
Price
£ 200.00
BACHELOR, T.. Village Scenes, The Progress of Agriculture, and Other Poems.. From the Parnassian Press; For Vernor and Hood. 1804. First Edition.
[12], 138pp, [2]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary marbled calf, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Worn, with cracking to joints and loss to spine, lacking lettering-piece. Contemporary gift inscription to blank-fly.
Price
£ 150.00
BACON, Francis. History Naturall And Experimentall, Of Life and Death. Or Of the Prolongation of Life. Printed by John Haviland for William Lee, and Humphrey Mosley. 1638.
[30], 395 [i.e. 435]pp, [3]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, an additional imprimatur on p.395 [i.e.435], and a terminal blank leaf. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, recently rebacked to style, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards a trifle marked, some wear to corners. Recent plain endpapers, nineteenth-century ownership inscription to verso of title, light damp-staining throughout, single instance of ink underlining and marginal annotation.
Price
£ 650.00
BACON, Reginald. The Dover Patrol. Hutchinson & Co.. [1919]. First edition.
In two volumes. xxxiv, 325pp, [1]; x, 327-643pp. With 101 illustrations, 12 charts, and 21 plans and diagrams, titles in red and black. Original publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles. Rubbed and somewhat soiled, bubbling of cloth to boards - particularly at spines, marginal foxing throughout both volumes. From the library of Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe with the ink inscription 'Jellicoe' to both FEPs.
Price
£ 250.00
BAILLY, C.. Manuale di fisica ossia compendio degli elementi di questa scienza di C. Bailly...corredato di note, ed aggiunte matematiche Dr. T Richard. Da' Torchi del Tramater. 1830.
xxv, 242pp. With two engraved folding plates. Contemporary black calf backed marbled boards, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Leaves foxed throughout.
Price
£ 100.00
BAILLY, [Jean Sylvian]. Lettres sur l'origine des sciences, et sur celle des peuples de l'asie, Adressees a M. de Voltaire par M. Bailly, & precedes de quelques Lettres de M. de Voltaire a l'Auteur. Chez M. Elmesly, Chez De Bure. 1777.
[4], 348pp. Contemporary sheep, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some surface loss, small worm-holes and slight loss to foot of spine. Ink-stamp to FEP of Ben Damph Forest, the family library of the Earls of Lovelace, alongside ink inscription of 'King', marginal worming to latter half of text-block.
Price
£ 200.00
BAINBRIGGE, [Philip]. Description of an improved sextant, invented by Lieut.-Col. Bainbrigge, A. Q. M. G. Extracted from No. XII. of Morgan and Creuze's "Papers on Naval Architecture, and other Subjects connected with Naval Science.". Printed by Mills, Jowett, and Mills. 1831. First offprint edition.
15pp, [1]. With a folding diagram of the sextant in question bound as frontispiece. Recent lilac paper wraps. Slight creasing to cover. Light spots of foxing in places, mild offsetting from diagram to title, occasional ink annotations to margins and text. Presentation copy, inscribed to half-title 'The Right Honorable Lord John George Beresford, Primate of all Ireland, with the author's most respectful compliments'.
Price
£ 250.00
BAIRD, A[ndrew] W[ilson]. ROBERTS, E[dward]. Tide-tables for the port of Bombay for the year 1881 (also December 1880 and January 1882). By the authority of the Secretary of State for India in Council [printed by Taylor and Francis]. [1880].
[2], pp.115-147, [1]. With a lithographed table 'Level of important points at Bombay above town hall datum'. Contemporary green pebbled limp-cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of external marking. Internally clean and crisp. From the Admiralty Library, inscribed as such to head of title, with withdrawn stamp to verso of upper wrapper.
Price
£ 175.00
BAKER, Henry. Medulla poetarum romanorum: or, the Most Beautiful and Instructive passages of the roman poets... Printed for D. Midwinter et al.. 1737. First edition.
In two volumes. [12], 555, [1]; [2], 545pp, [11]. Parallel English and Latin text. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, slightest of marking, chipping to lettering-pieces. Loss to bottom corner of Z, Vol. I - just clipping catch-word, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00