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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
FOREST, Eugene FRENCH, R.. [Manuscript copy and english translation of Histoire de mr de vertpre et de sa menagere aussi]. [s.n.]. 1872.
Manuscript on tracing paper, mounted: [1], 46ff. Contemporary roan backed paper boards. Some rubbing to extremities, paper labels remains to upper board. Signed 'Del. R. French, Mar 28 1872' to foot of copied title. [With:] Manuscript on paper. [4]ff. Original orange paper wrappers. An English translation of the captions in the manuscript copy of the French original, in two hands; the first (matching that of the copyist of the above, presumably the R. French who has signed the title) completing the first page, the second completing the remaining seven pages.
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£ 500.00
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
FOX, Charles James. A letter from the right honourable charles james fox, to the worthy and independent electors of the city and liberty of westminster. Printed for J. Debrett. 1793. Third edition.
[4], 43pp, [5]. With a half-title and two terminal leaves of publisher's advertisements. Light dust-soiling to margins, very occasional spotting.
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£ 75.00
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
FRY, Elizabeth. Memoir of the life of elizabeth fry, with extracts from her journal and letters. Charles Gilpin. 1847. First edition.
In two volumes. xii, 495, [5]; viii, 524pp, [6]. With half-titles, and an engraved portrait frontispiece and two terminal advertisement leaves to each volume. Original publisher's light blue blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities marked, some scoring to boards, light rubbing, spines sunned, corners bumped. Hinges exposed, slight loss and tearing to both FFEPs, with ink inscription to FFEP of Vol. I; 'Mary Anne Hammond / 1849', foxing to frontispieces, occasional dust-soiling.
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£ 125.00
FULLOM, S. W.. The life of general sir howard douglas...from his notes, conversations, and correspondence. John Murray. 1863. First edition.
ix, [1], 431pp, [1], 32pp publisher's catalogue. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-tooled blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight wear and to odd spot of soiling, spine sunned. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing. From the Raglan family library of Cefntilla Court, with the recent armorial bookplate of the estate, and the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to FEP. Presentation copy, with A.L.S. tipped-in to verso of frontispiece, in which the author thanks Lord Raglan for his receiption of the book.
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£ 250.00
GAIGNY, Jean de. Brevissima et facillima in omnes pauli epistolas scholia, ultra piores editiones, ex antiquissimis Graecorum authoribus, abunde locupletata. Apud Sebastianum Niuellium, sub Ciconiis, via Jacobaea. 1563.
[8], 303 leaves. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine, housed in recent red cloth clamshell box. Extremities discoloured, a trifle marked and rubbed. Pastedowns sprung, contemporary manuscript contents to front blank fly-leaf, paper repair to upper corner of title-page - with lost characters replaced in manuscript, small worm-trails to gutter margins of first five gatherings, very occasional ink underlining.
Price
£ 375.00
GARDINER, A[lfred] G[eorge]. Life of george cadbury. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1923. First edition.
ix, [5], 324pp. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, and nine photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed dustwrapper. Slight rubbing to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle damp-stained and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
GASSENDI, Pierre. Institutio logica, et philosophiae epicuri syntagma. Officina Rogeri Danielis. 1660. First London edition.
[12], 100pp. [Bound with:] GASSENDI, Pierre. Philosophiae epicuri syntagma, Continens Canonicam, Physicam, & Ethicam. Londini, [i.e. London]. Ex officina Rogeri Danielis, 1660. [16], 256pp. With blank A1. 12mo. A handsome and well preserved copy in contemporary blind-ruled calf, the lightest of rubbing to extremities, slight mark to upper board. Printer's waste from a theological work (running title 'Loci communes') used as paste downs, since sprung, revealing the early ink inscription of 'Hugo Nanncy' and 'U3' shelf mark to verso of upper board.
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£ 750.00
GASSENDI, Pierre. Institutio logica, et philosophiae epicuri syntagma. Ex Officina Johannis Redmayne. 1668. Second London edition.
[12], 118, [14], 288pp. 'Philosophiae epicuri syntagma, Continens Canonicam, Physicam, & Ethicam' has a separated dated title, pagination, and register. A handsome and well preserved copy in contemporary blind-stamped speckled calf, the lightest of rubbing to extremities, some surface loss to upper board. Marking to title-page of first work, tear to text of A9, without loss of sense, horizontal tear through D4 of second work, again without loss of sense, small competent paper repair to bottom margin of L7, very small hole to L10, touching text without loss of sense.
Price
£ 450.00