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HALES, John. Golden remains, of the ever memorable Mr. John Hales, of eaton-colledge, &c.. Printed by Tho. Newcob, for Robert Pawlet. 1673. Second impression.
[10], 291, [1], 176, 169-190pp, [2]. Without 7pp 'A tract concerning schisme and schismaticks', which though appearing with the copy recorded by ESTC is noted to have possibly been issued separately. With an additional engraved title-page. Title in red and black. [Bound with;] HALES, John. Sermons preache'd at Eton, by John Hales, Late Fellow of that College. London, Printed by T. Newcomb, for Richard Marriot. 1673. Second edition. 63pp, [1]. Possibly intended to be issued with Golden Remains. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, gilt armorial devices to boards, marbled edges. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, joints cracked. Marbled endpapers, horizontal tear to Oo - touching text but with no loss of sense, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 225.00
HALL, Clara. The shepherd brothers. Edward Lacey, [s.d., c.1830s]. First edition.
72pp. With engraved frontispiece and three further plates. Original publisher's roan-backed printed paper boards. Spine a little chipped with three small wormholes, a trifle rubbed to extremities, else a handsome copy. Slightly shaken, text block split at pp.24-5.
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£ 250.00
HALL-STEVENSON, John. The works...corrected and enlarged. With several original poems, now first printed, and explanatory notes. Printed by J. Nichols. 1795. First edition.
In three volumes. [2], xi, [1], 288; vi, [2], 265, [1]; vii, [1], 287pp, [1]. With half-titles and an engraved frontispiece to Vols. I and II. Contemporary speckled sheep, contrasting black and red morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt. Rubbed, slight chipping to lettering-pieces, some loss to head and foot of spines, corners bumped. Single gathering to Vol. I working loose, occasional light foxing.
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£ 200.00
HAMBERGER, George Edward. I. N. I. dissertatio medica inauguralis de scorbuto frigido quam annuente divino numine rectore magnificentissimo serenissimo principe ac domino domino ern. avu. constantino duce saxoniae iuliaci cliviae montium angariae et westphaliae, reliqua sub praesidio georgii erh. hambergeri... Litteris Ritterianis. [c.1721]. First edition.
[6], 30pp. Unbound. Text block secured by marbled paper strip. Light foxing to title, marginal loss to bottom corner of C2.
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£ 75.00
HAMILTON, Hugo. De sectionibus conicus. Tractatus geometricus. In quo, ex Natura ipsius coni, Sectionum Affestiones facillime deducuntur. Methodo Nova. Impensis Gul. Johnston. 1758. First edition.
[4], viii, 211pp, [1]. With 17 engraved folding plates as called for. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked, gilt. Heavy rubbing and evidence of fire damage to boards. Occasional spots of foxing to plate margins, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 400.00
HAMILTON, Sir William. Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform. Chiefly from the Edinburgh Review; Corrected, Vindicated, Enlarged, In Notes and Appendices. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1853. Second edition, enlarged.
xii, 852pp. With errata leaf preceding p.1. Original publisher's blindstamped cloth, by Edmonds and Remnants, with their label to REP. Inscribed 'With the Author's Compliments' to half-title, with 'Copy of the 1st Edition received April 22, 1852' added in another hand. Lightly rubbed, bumping to corners. Hinges starting. Damp-staining to edge of text-block and occasionally to text, which consequently also suffers from slight rippling.
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£ 200.00
HAMLEY, General Sir Edward. The war in the crimea. Seeley and Co. Limited. 1910. Second edition.
vi, [2], 312pp, [16] publisher's catalogue. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and eight engraved plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Some slight rubbing and light spots of soiling. Hinges splitting, recent armorial bookplate to recto FFEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy, alongside ownership inscriptions of 'Robert Arthur Lt. Col., Coast Artillery Corps U.S. Army' and 'George F. Heaney Jr. Colonel, C.A.C', bookplate to FEP of 'Department of the Navy, Bureau of Navigation, Ship's Library, U.S.S. Dubuque', with occasional embossed stamps of same throughout.
Price
£ 100.00
HAMLEY, General Sir Edward. The war in the crimea. Selley and Co., Limited. 1891. First edition.
vi, [2], 312pp, [1] ads. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and eight further plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Some slight rubbing to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Cavendish Fitzroy from Edward Hamley' with the addition of a date in pencil below of 'Mar. 5 1891'.
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£ 200.00
HARDINGE, George. Biographical anecdotes of Daniel Wray, Esq. F.R.S. and F.S.A.. Printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley. [1817]. First edition.
168pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one engraved plate - a silhouette of Wray. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Extremities rubbed, damp-staining to lower board, loss to lettering-piece. Occasional browning to leaf margins.
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£ 125.00
HARDY, Robert. An address to the Loyal Volunteer Corps of great britain: In Two Parts. Part I. Cautions against the ill effects likely to proceed from the present habits of the Associations. Part II. The means pointed out, whereby the Volunteer Corps may render permanent benefits to their Country. Printed by J. Seagrave. 1799. First edition.
[4], 156pp. Uncut and largely unopened in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Slight marking, spine and joints a trifle chipped, else a crisp unsophisticated copy.
Price
£ 375.00
HARRIS, William. An Historical and Critical account of the life and writings of James the First, King of Great Britain... Printed for James Waugh. 1753. First edition.
xv [i.e. xix], [2], 255pp, [5]. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, private shelf-label of Porkington Library to FEP, internally clean and crisp. A very good copy.
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£ 200.00
HARRIS, William. An historical and critical account of the life of Charles the Second, King of Great Britain. After the Manner of Mr. Bayle. Drawn from Original Writers and State Papers... Printed for A. Millar. 1766. First edition.
In two volumes. vii, [1], 414pp, [1]; vii, [1], 400pp. With a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. I. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. A trifle rubbed, slight loss to head and foot of both spines. Internally clean and crisp, armorial bookplate to both FEPs of 'The Right Honorable Wilmot Viscount Lisburne, in the Kingdom of Ireland'.
Price
£ 200.00
HART, H[enry] G[eorge], Major. The new annual army list for 1853... John Murray. 1853.
[15], 552pp, [23]. With preliminaries and terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt, gilt armorial device to upper board. A trifle rubbed, loss and chipping to head of spine, corners bumped. Several gatherings working loose and protruding from text-block, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy, unidentified Raglan inscription to head of title.
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£ 175.00
HART, Richard. Ecclesiastical records of england, ireland, and scotland, from the fifth century till the reformation: being an epitome of british councils, the legatine and provincial constitutions, and other memorials of the olden time, with prolegomena and notes. Printed by Metcalfe and Palmer. 1836. First edition.
viii, [4], 322pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece and a terminal list of subscribers. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Light rubbing, some scoring and marking to boards, chipping to lettering-piece. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, foxed.
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£ 75.00
HASENMULLER, Elias. Historia Jesuitici Ordinis, In Qua De Societatis Esuitarum Autore, Nomine, Gradibus, Incremento, Vita, Votis, Privilegiis, Miraculis, Doctrina, Morte, &c. Perspicue Solideq Tractatur.... Excudebat Johannes Spies. 1593. First Edition.
323pp, [1]. Later paper boards, rubbed and worn. 'E Bibliotheca Oelsneriana' inscribed to verso of FFEP, remains of faint circular institional stamp to verso of title. A large copy with good margins, but with some softening to fore-edge at extremities. Small hole to head of A2, causing loss of a single letter to running title of verso. Discrete paper repairs to base of title and A2. Some worming to lower margin. Occasional ink underlining, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 500.00