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JAMES I. Jacobi Primi Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regis, Fidei Defensoris, &c. [Greek title]. Sive regia institutio ad Henricum Principem primogenitum Filium suum, & haeredem proximum. Excudebat Johannes Norton, Serenissimae Regiae Majestati in Latinis, Graecis, & Hebraicis Typographus. 1604. First Latin Edition.
[34], 139pp, [3]. With terminal blank. Finely bound in twentieth-century calf-backed boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Title slightly dusty, else fine. Single Latin note in manuscript to verso of terminal blank.
Price
£ 750.00
JAMES, Colonel Sir Henry. Instructions for taking meteorological observations; with tables for their correction, and notes on meteorological phenomena. Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode. 1861. First edition.
52pp. With an engraved frontispiece and 21 hand-coloured plates (three folding). [Bound with:] Table for the reduction of the meteorological observations taken at the stations of the royal engineers. London, Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1861. 34pp. With two folding tables, one of which hand-coloured. 8vo. Original publisher's green cloth recently rebacked, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to boards, corners bumped. Foxed throughout, ink library stamps and withdrawal stamp of the Meteorological Society to title.
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£ 100.00
JAMES, Thomas. A treatise of the corruption of Scripture, Councils and Fathers, by the Prelats, Pastors and Pillars Of the Church of Rome, For Maintenance of popery... Printed for Josh. Phillips. 1688.
[30], 560pp. Without initial imprimatur leaf. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, recent book-label and ink shelf-marks of the 'Bath Reference Library' to FFEP, short strip of clear tape to head of title, ink ownership inscription to title; 'Edwd. Tottenham 1832 / London', slight loss to margin of B2, minor marginal paper flaws to Y5-6, foxed.
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£ 200.00
JAMES, Thoma[s]. Bellum papale, sive, concordia discors sixti quinti, et clementis octavi, circa Hieronymianam Editionem.... Impensis Joh. Dumore. 1678.
[50], 122pp, [6]. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, presentation bookplate to FEP; 'This Volume forms part of the Tottenham Library, which was purchased by general subscription, as a testimonial to the memory of the late Revd. Edward Tottenham, B.D., to be held in perpetual trust for the public benefit of the City of Bath. December, 1853', recent book-label and ink shelf-marks of the 'Bath Reference Library' to FFEP, ink ownership inscription to head of title; 'Edwd. Tottenham / London 1834', horizontal tear to title-page - expertly repaired, some loss to lower margins of F1 and G3, with small paper flaw to fore-edge of the latter, slight water-staining to gutter of final two gatherings, occasional light dust-soiling and browning.
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£ 300.00
JAMES, William. A Reply to 'A Brief Statement Arising Out of a passage Contained in the Third Volume of James's Naval History of Great Britain, on the Conduct and Character of Lord William Fitz-roy in the Year 1805. Printed for The Author and Sold By J. Bigg. 1824. First Edition.
23pp, [1]. Recent paper boards. Presentation copy, with shaved ink inscription 'Command (?) Thomson, with Mr. James's respectful....' to head of title, presumably from the collection of John Deas Thomson (1763-1838), Accountant-General to the Royal Navy.
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£ 225.00
JAMES, [Thomas] J[ames]. James improved arithmetical tables. Arithmetical and commercial tables, for the use of schools: to which are added rules for mental arithmetic, Forms of Receipts & Promissory Notes, explanation of latin & french words & phrases. Jarrold and Sons. 1855. Eighth edition.
36pp. Original publisher's yellow printed wrappers. A trifle chipped to spine, slightly creased and a little marked, occasional spotting else internally crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
JAMIE, William. The Jacobite's son, or Caledonia and the Crimea: a tale founded on real life. Robert Muir & Co.. 1856. Second edition.
[2], viii, 13-168pp. Handsomely bound in later half calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, marbled endpapers and edges. Very minor surface wear to extremities. Bookplate of David Murray to FEP with his ink inscription to verso of FFEP, dust-soiling to leaves throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
JEBB, John. A Continuation of the Narrative of Academical Proceedings, Relative to the Proposal for the Establishment of Annual Examinations in the University of Cambridge.... Printed for Fletcher and Hodson. [1773]. First Edition.
[2], pp33-43, [3]. With the final advertisement leaf. Uncut, in original stitched marbled paper wraps. Some soiling to edges and staining to wrappers.
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£ 75.00
JEFFERY, John. Forms of Prayer for the morning and Evening of Every Day in the Week. Also Exercises of Devotion with Respect to the Lord's Supper [Bound with:] A Plain and Short Discourse Concerning the Nature of the Lord's Supper, and the End of Celebrating it.... Printed for J. Payne and J. Bouquet. 1751. Second Edition; First Edition.
Two volumes in one 84, 49-87, [1], 4. 35, [1]. Uncut in contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, spine lettered in manuscript. The Macclesfield Copy, with the C19th armorial Shirburn Castle 'South Library' bookplate and customary armorial blind-stamps to head of A1-3. Some light dampstaining, else a fine copy.
Price
£ 300.00
JENNER, Edward. A flora of Tunbridge Wells, being a list of indigenous plants within a radius of fifteen miles around that place. Printed and Published by J. Colbran. [1845]. First edition.
xx, [4], 134pp, [1]. With a half-title, terminal leaf of subscribers, and two engraved hand-coloured plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth boards, recently rebacked with original spine laid-on, gilt. Extremities slightly soiled, loss to cloth of original sunned spine showing necessity of rebacking. Hinges splitting, bookplate of Norfolk and Norwich library to FEP, occasional toning to leaves.
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£ 75.00
JERNINGHAM, Mr. [Edward]. Poems on various subjects. Viz. The nunnery, The magdalens, The nun, ruins of an abbey, yarico to inkle, il latte, fugitive pieces. Printed for J. Robson. 1767. First edition.
[4], 119pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Some rubbing, slight loss to head of spine. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Ellen Hester Mary Edwards / 1777', very occasional light browning.
Price
£ 150.00
JESSE, Edward. A summer's day at Windsor, and a visit to Eton. John Murray. 1841. First edition.
vii, [1], 151pp, [1]. With an additional engraved title, an engraved folding plan of Windsor Castle bound as frontispiece, 14 engraved plates, and numerous illustrations in the text. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some surface loss and slight chipping to lettering-piece. Splitting to hinges, occasional light foxing, unidentified armorial bookplate to FEP with the motto 'Avito Viret Honore'.
Price
£ 75.00
JEVONS, W[illiam] Stanley. The theory of political economy. Macmillan and Co.. 1879. Second edition.
lxiii, [1], 315, [1], 39pp, [1]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Discolouration to spine, a trifle marked. Recent bookplate to FEP, South Place Religious Society library labels and shelf marks to front endpapers, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 425.00
JOHNSON, Samuel, PIOZZI, Hester Lynch. Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. To which are added, some poems never before printed. Published from the original Mss. in her possession, By Hester Lynch Piozzi. In two volumes. Printed for Messrs. R. Moncrieffe et al.. 1788. First Dublin edition.
Two volumes bound as one. xvi, 279, [1], 306pp. Contemporary polished marbled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Spine a trifle rubbed, slight splitting to upper joint, corners bumped. Armorial bookplate of Robert Wilmot to FEP, neat ink annotation to first volume title, slight shaving to bottom margin of leaf S of Vol. II.
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£ 200.00
JOHNSTON, Nathaniel. The assurance of abby and other Church-Lands in England To the possessors, Cleared from the Doubts and Arguments Raised about the Danger of Resumption. In Answer to a Letter of a Perseon of Quality. Printed by Henry Hills. 1687. First edition.
[8], 206pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Recent burgundy half-morocco, marbled boards, morocco lettering piece, recent endpapers.Rubbed with some surface loss to spine, upper joint starting. Dust-soiling to title, light damp-staining to top half of all leaves, foxed throughout, short marginal tears to K7 and K8, the latter touching text of marginal note but with no loss of sense.
Price
£ 125.00