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ANGELUS A SANCTO FRANCISCO. Certamen seraphicum provinciae angliae pro sancta dei ecclesia. In quo breviter declaratur, quomodo Fratres Minores Angli calamo & sanguine pro Fide Christi Sanctaque eins Ecclesia certarunt. Typis Baltasaris Belleri. 1649.
[24], 356pp. Without additional engraved title-page, with five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, slight loss to head of spine. Armorial bookplate of Robert James Lord Petre to FEP alongside late nineteenth-century book-label of Gulielmi O'Brien and shelf-label of Milltown Park Library, FFEP very nearly detached - with booksellers catalogue descriptions pasted to recto, ink-stamp of Milltown Park Library to title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
ANSALDI, Casto Innocenzi. Casti Innocentis Ansaldi De Sacro Et Publico Apud Ethnicos Pictarum Tabularum Cultu. In Regio Typographeo. 1768. Second Edition.
[8], 330pp, [1]. Contemporary Italian vellum, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Fine, but for chipping to lettering-piece and marking to extremities. The Heber-Mendham copy, with 'Bibliotheca Heberiana' ink-stamp to FFEP, below ink inscription (Dr Gossett's Sale, 7s), and Law Society bookplate to FEP, also with pencilled shelfmarks of the Mendham collection.
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£ 450.00
ANTONINUS, Augustus. Antonini Iter Britanniarum commentariis illustratum Thomae Gale, S. T. P. nuper Decani Ebor. Opus posthumum revisit, auxit, edidit R. G. Accessit anonymi Ravennatis Britannae chorographia, Cum Autographo Regis Galliae Mso. & codice Vaticano collata; Adjiciuntur conjecturae plurimae, cum nominibus locorum Anglicis, quotquot iis assignari potuerint. Impensis M. Atkins in Coemeterio D. Pauli. 1709. First edition.
[2], x, viii, 151pp, [17]. With an engraved folding map and two folding plates. Handsomely bound in nineteenth century red morocco, gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, a fine copy.
Price
£ 500.00
AOUST, M. L'Abbe. Analyse infinitesimale des courbes tracees sur une surface quelconque. Gauthier-Villars. 1869. First edition.
xl, 314pp. Contemporary blue half calf, marbled boards, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Rubbing to extremities with some surface loss, spine heavily sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 150.00
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.
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£ 125.00
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
A[LLEINE], R[ichard]. Vindiciae Pietatis: or, a vindication of Godliness, In the greatest Strictness and Spirituality of it, From the Imputations of folly and fancy. Together with Several Directions for the Attaining and Maintaining of a Godly Life. [s.n.], Printed in the Year 1663.
[16], 400pp. Page 201 misnumbered 180. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, small sympathetic repair to lower board, slight splitting to joints. Pastedowns sprung and shaved, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP beneath earlier deleted inscription, leaves toned and lightly spotted, very occasional inked corrections/highlighting.
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£ 450.00
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