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HEWLETT, John Rev.. A vindication of the authenticity of the Parian Chronicle, in answer to a dissertation on that subject, lately published. Printed for John Edwards. 1789. First edition.
[4], 178pp, [6]. With an engraved plate depicting the Parian Chronicle. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, substantial surface loss to spine, lettering-piece working loose, light damp-staining to boards. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to FEP reading 'Ex Libris Jacob Hebard', ink inscription of '(?) Parker Nov 3. 1858' to head of title, offsetting from plate.
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£ 250.00
HEYWOOD, B. A.. Report of the state of the liverpool institution, made to the meeting of the proprietors on the 14th march, 1820. Printed by G. F. Harris's Widow and Brothers. 1820. First edition.
v, [2], 8-24pp. Original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Substantial loss to spine, chipping to wrap edges, spotting. Title-page lightly foxed, else internally clean and crisp. Inscribed ‘Fasque’ to head of upper wrapper, from the recently dispersed Scottish Gladstone estates.
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£ 250.00
HILL, Aaron. The works of the late aaron hill, Esq; in four volumes. Consisting of Letters on Various Subjects, and of Original Poems, Moral and Facetious. With an essay on the art of acting. Printed for the Benefit of the Family. 1754. Second edition.
In four volumes. vi, [30], 375, [1]; [2], 410, [16]; [2], 423, [1]; [2], 396pp. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Heavily rubbed, some surface loss. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with the recent ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest library to all FFEPs.
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£ 250.00
HOARE, Sir Samuel. CHELSEA GROUP OF THE INDIA DEFENCE LEAGUE. India. [s.n.]. [1935]. First edition.
[8]pp. Stapled, as issued. Creased and foxed.
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£ 250.00
HODGKIN, John. A companion to hodgkin's introduction to writing and grammar; intended To save the Time of Teachers, and to assist Parents in examining the Progress of their Children in these branches of Education. Printed for Harvey and Darton, 1827-8.. Second edition.
In two parts, in two volumes. 23pp, [1]; viii, 70pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's grey paper wrappers. Slightly rubbed at spine, upper joint of the second volume partially torn.
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£ 375.00
HODGSON, John. Poems, Written at Lanchester. Printed for the Author, and Sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1807. First Edition.
[4], iv, 133pp, [1]. Small woodcut vignettes to text. Recent tan calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Ink inscription of Mr. Disney to head of title, which along with G1 also bears faint library stamp of Mercantile Library, Philadelphia.
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£ 175.00
HOEY, [Abraham] van. Letters and negociations of m. van hoey, Ambassador from the States-General to his Most Christian Majesty. Containing An exact Representation of the present State of the Court of France... Printed for J. Nourse. 1743. First English edition.
viii, 155pp, [1]. Recent navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, marginal repair to penultimate leaf, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
HOGG, James. The Ettrick Shepherd. The Mountain Bard; Consisting of Ballads and Songs, Founded on Facts and Legendary Tales. Printed by J. Ballantyne and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
xxxi, [1], 202pp. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, neatly rebacked, with much of the original spine laid down.
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£ 100.00
HOLLIST, J[ohn], Rev.. Jacob M'Ghinness; or, A memoir of the extraordinary life and wonderful conversion of an infidel, atheistical reformer, who was executed at Chester, on April 15th, 1820, for shooting Mr. Birch of Stockport. Written by himself while under the sentence of death...revised and edited, with practical notes and reflections, by the Rev. J. Hollist... Printed and Sold by J. Gleave. 1820. First edition.
iv, [1], 51pp, [1]. [Bound with;] HOLLIST, John, Rev. A pious king honoured at death. A sermon, on the death of his late majesty king George the third... Manchester, Printed and Sold by J. Gleave, 1820. 28pp. Later cloth backed marbled boards. Light rubbing to extremities. Foxed throughout. Two presentation copies of works by Rev. John Hollis, both inscribed in ink to head of title, the first reading; 'Presented to the Revd. B. Nole L. L. B. with the editors kind regards', and the second; Presented to the Revd. B. Nole L. L. B. with kind regards', this second inscription has been largely inferred due to loss to the first line as a result of shaving to top margin of title.
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£ 275.00
HOLLOWAY, William. The Peasants Fate: A Rural Poem. With Miscellaneous Poems. Printed for Vernor and Hood...By James Swan and Co.. 1802. First Edition.
[iii]-x, [2], 128pp. With engraved frontispiece and three further engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked. Slightly rubbed to extremities. Contemporary bookplate and ink inscriptions of Catherine Curling, to FEP and head of title, further two bookplates to FEP and ink inscription of 'Weymouth, 9 Sep, 1802' to head of blank-fly.
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£ 100.00
HOLMAN, H[erbert]. A handy book for shipowners and masters. G. Wilder & Son. 1891. Second edition.
[4], 155pp, [1]. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in black. A trifle rubbed, some water-damage, ink-spotting and marking to boards, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp,
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£ 150.00
HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. Border lines of knowledge in some provinces of medical science... Ticknor and Fields. 1862. First edition.
[4], 80pp. Original publisher's brown blind-stamped buckram, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, some loss to head of spine, sunned, slight splitting to upper joint. Near contemporary ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Ed. W. Sawyer / Harvard Medical College / Boston / Mass / Dec. 18th 1870', with his armorial bookplate to FEP, later ink-stamps of 'I. N. Danforth' to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. Urania: a rhymed lesson. William D. Ticknor & Company. 1846. First edition.
31pp, [1]. Original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers, lettered in black. Extremities lightly browned, some loss to spine, slight chipping. Occasional light creasing to leaves, else internally clean and crisp, overall a very good copy.
Price
£ 100.00
HOME, Henry, Lord Kames. Sketches of the history of man. Printed for William Creech. 1807. New edition.
In three volumes. [2], 525; iv, 482; vii, [1], 514pp, [2]. With a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. III. Contemporary speckled calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing to spines, lightly marked. Armorial bookplates of 'William McNaught, Writer, Port-Glasgow' to all front endpapers, private ink-stamps of 'Alec Ramsay' to blank fly-leaves, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00
HONE, William. Ancient Mysteries Described especially the English Miracle Plays Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, Extant among the Unpublished Manuscripts in the British Museum; Including Notices of Ecclesiastical Shows.... Printed for William Hone. 1823. First Edition/Later Issue.
[2], x, [2], 13-299pp. Complete with 13 engravings, two of which folding. Original publisher's cloth, title printed to upper board within floral border. Part of a later issue, with a black and white frontispiece. A very good copy, with only very light external wear and marking to lower edges, slight chipping to head and foot of spine, internally particularly clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00