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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mysteries described especially the English Miracle Plays founded on apocryphal new testament story, extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the british museum; Including notices of ecclesiastical shows...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. With an engraved frontispiece and 12 further engravings, two of which folding. Original publisher's cloth, title printed to upper board within floral border. A trifle rubbed, slight chipping to head and foot of spine. Lightly foxed throughout, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
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Mysteries Described especially the English Miracle Plays Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, Extant among the Unpublished Manuscripts in the British Museum; Including Notices of Ecclesiastical Shows....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.
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£ 75.00
HOOKER, William Jackson. Flora Scotica; or a description of Scottish plants, arranged both according to the artifical and natural methods. Printed for Richard and Arthur Taylor. 1821. First edition.
In two parts. x, [2], 292, [4], 297pp, [7]. Uncut in original publisher's plain paper boards. Rubbed, some loss to head and foot of spine, splitting to joints, some marking. Upper hinge exposed, lightly foxed. From the library of C. E. Salmon with his ink inscription, dated 1918, to recto of FFEP.
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£ 150.00
HOPKINS, John. An Attempt to restore the true reading and rendering of the last Verse of the 4th Chapter of Nehemiah. A discourse Preached before the University of Oxford, At St. Mary's, On Sunday, Sept. 29. 1771. Printed at the Clarendon-Press. 1771. First edition.
[2], 24pp, [2]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent navy cloth-backed marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of wear to extremities. Lightly spotted, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
HOPPNER, J.. Oriental Tales, Translated Into English Verse. Printed for J. Murray.... 1806. Second Edition.
xvii, [1], 144pp. With engraved frontispiece, half-title and 3pp of terminal ads. Contemporary green half-morocco, gilt, over marbled boards. Slightly rubbed, small chip to head of spine. Short bibliographic extract tipped to FEP.
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£ 75.00
HORACE. Q. horati flacci. Opera. Kegan Paul, Trench & Soc.. 1882.
[4], 293pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Title in red and black. Bound by Suttaby of London in contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine sunned, a trifle rubbed and marked. Decorated endpapers, recent bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to verso of FFEP, else internally immaculate.
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£ 75.00
HORN, Georg. Arca mosis sive historia mundi. Que complectitur primordia rerum naturalium omniumque artium ac scientiarum. Impensis Johannis Luderwaldi. 1669.
[36], 220pp, [24]. With an additional engraved title. Slight marginal loss to **6. [Bound with:] Historiae naturalis et civilis, ad nostra usque tempora, libri septum. Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig], Sumptibus Johannis & Friederici Luderwald, 1671. 374pp. With an additional engraved title. [And:] Ulyssea sive studiosus peregrinans omnia lustrans littora. Lugd. Batav. [i.e. Leiden], Ex Officina Cornelii Driehuysen et Arnoldi Doude, 1671. [8], 590pp. With an engraved title-page. 12mo. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, some soiling. Booksellers description pasted to FEP, occasional spots of foxing, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 450.00
HORNE, Dom Ethelbert. Primitive sun dials or scratch dials. Containing a list of those in Somerset. Barnicott & Pearce, The Wessex Press. 1917. First edition.
xii, 90pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and 16 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in white. Minor wear to extremities. Small hole to A8, touching text without loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 50.00
HORSIN DEON, [Simon]. De la conservation et de la restauration des tableux... Chez Hector Bossange. 1851. First edition.
viii, 234pp. Recent tan plain paper wrappers. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally immaculate, a fine copy.
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£ 100.00
HOWARD, Nathaniel. Bickleigh Vale, with other poems. Printed by T. Wilson and R. Spence....for Murray.... 1804. First Edition.
[6], 139pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece and one further plate. Contemporary half-russia, over marbled boards, spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers. Chipped to spine, joints cracked, slight rubbing to extremities.
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£ 150.00
HOWELL, John. Disputatio medica inauguralis de ambustionibus: quam, annuente summo numine: ex auctoritate reverendi admodum viri, D. Georgii Baird, SS.T.P. Academiae Edinburgenae Praefecti: necnon amplissimi senatus academici consensu, et nobilissimae facultatis medicae decreto: pro gradu doctoratus, summisque in medicina honoribus ac privilegiis rite et legitime consequendis / eruditorum examini subjicit Joannes Howell, Cambro-Britannus, Lycei Medici Londiniensis, et Societ. Physic. Lond. Guisianae Socius Ordinarius. Execudebant Adamus Neill et Socii. 1805. First edition.
[8], 33pp, [1]. With half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary marbled calf, gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Rubbing to spine and joints, some loss to lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of 'Pentre' to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 150.00
HUDDESFORD, George. The Poems of George Huddesford, M.A. Late Fellow of New College, Oxford. Now First Collected. Including Salmagundi, Topsy-Turvy, Bubble and Squeak, and Crambe Repetita. With Corrections, and Original Additions.. Printed for J. Wright...by W. Bulmer and Co.. 1801. First Collected Edition.
Two volumes in one. viii, 145, [3]; [4], 176pp. With terminal errata leaf to Vol I. Contemporary green morocco, gilt. Rubbed to spine and extremities. Bookplate of Lord Teignmouth to FEP.
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£ 100.00
HUDSON, James. Hourly observations and experimental investigations on the barometer. From the Philosophical Transactions. Printed by Richard Taylor. 1832.
[2], 20pp. With four plates of barometrical readings. Stitched as issued. Some slight marginal chipping, occasional spots of light foxing, ink stamp of the Meteorological Society to title. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title; 'E. W. Brayley, Junior, Esq. With the author's kind regards', being Edward William Brayley (1801/02-1870), lecturer on science and Fellow of the Royal Society.
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£ 100.00
HUET, Monsieur [Pierre Daniel]. A treatise of Romances and their original...Translated out of French. Printed by R. Battersby. [1672]. First English edition.
[14 of 16], 112pp. Without initial license to print leaf. Nineteenth-century calf-backed marbled boards. Slightly rubbed, small chip at head of spine. Imprint date rubbed away from title, occasional marking to text. From the recently dispersed Selbourne library, with private ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51.
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£ 650.00
HUNTER, Mrs John. The Sports of the Genii. Printed for T. Payne. 1804. First Edition.
[8], 16pp. With half-title, interleaved with 14 engraved plates. Disbound, preserved in later folding paper wraps with paper title label to upper wrap.
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£ 325.00