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JONES, Edward. The Bardic Museum, or Primitive British Literature; and other admirable rarities. Forming the second volume of the Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of The Welsh Bards and Druids: Drawn from authentic documents of remote antiquity.... Printed by A. Strahan...for the Author. [1802].
xx, 60pp, 61-112pp engraved music. With hand-coloured engraved frontispiece by Rowlandson. [Bound with:] Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: Preserved, by Tradition and Authentic Manuscripts, from very remove antiquity....Part the Second, Containing all the Music of the First Volume. London. Printed for the Author, 1805. Second Edition, 124-185pp engraved music. Recent morocco backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt.
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£ 450.00
JOVELLANOS, Gaspar de. A sus compatriotas memoria En que se rebaten las calumnias divulgadas contra los individuos de la junta central. Y Se da razon de la conducta y opiniones del autor desde que recobro su libertad con notas y apendices. En la Oficina de D. Franciso Candido Perez Prieto. 1811.
In two parts. [20], cxxxi, [1]; clvi. Recent vellum-backed marbled boards, lettered in gilt, with contemporary marbled paper wraps bound-in. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. Later ink inscription to recto of blank FFEP, contemporary ink inscription to upper marbled wrap of British Conservative politician R.H. Clive.
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£ 300.00
JUSTINIAN. D. Justiniani, Sacratissimi Principis, Institutionum Libri Quatuor. Additi Sunt Tituli Digestor. De Verborum Significatione et Regulis Juris. Apud Danielem Gaesbeeck. 1674.
[16], 318pp, [26]. With extra-engraved title, and 4pp publisher's catalogue at end. Contemporary calf over wooden boards. Creasing to spine, rubbed, with upper joint and hinge splitting. Bookplate of Rt. Hon. Patrick Hume to FEP, ink inscription of his third son and eventual heir, Alexander Hume to blank-fly, with very occasional ink annotations in an early hand to text.
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£ 200.00
JUVENAL. STAPYLTON, Sir Robert. Juvenal's sixteen satyrs or, a survey of the Manners and Actions of mankind. With Arguments, Marginall Notes, and Annotations clearing the obscure places out of the History, Lawes and Ceremonies of the Romans. Printed for Humphrey Moseley. 1647. First edition.
[16], 287pp, [1]. Without terminal errata leaf. With an engraved portrait frontispiece of Sir Robert Stapylton, and an additional engraved title-page. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, recently rebacked and recornered in morocco, lettered in gilt. Boards worn, small worm-hole to spine. Recent endpapers, slight shaving to fore-edge of frontispiece, very occasional spotting, water-stained throughout.
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£ 500.00
KATER, Henry. A Description of a Vertical Floating Collimator; and an account of its application to astronomical observations with a circle and with a zenith telescope. Printed by Richard Taylor. 1828. First offprint edition.
[3], 258-289pp, [1]. With two engraved plates illustrating the device. Recent black buckram, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Presented by the author, at / Bedford, in Nov. 1828'.
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£ 125.00
KAULFUSS, J[ohann] S[amuel]. Ueber den geist der Polnischen sprache. Eine einleitung in die Polnische literar-geschichte sur Deutsche. Bey Schimmelpfennig und Comp.. 1804. First edition.
227pp, [1]. With two folding plates of musical notation. Original publisher's tan paper wrappers, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Slight wear to extremities with some loss to head and foot of spine. Ink shelf-marks to FEP of Sir Thomas Phillipps' Middle Hill Library, lightly foxed throughout.
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£ 250.00
KAY, R.. The new preceptor, or, young lady's and gentleman's true instructor in the rudiments of the English Tongue. Containing rules for Pronunciation, with Lessons from One to Two and more Syllables to elucidate them: methodically digested, and adorned with Emblematical Cuts, to gain the attention of the Young of both Sexes. Printed by and for M. Angus & Son. 1801. First edition.
104pp. Later nineteenth-century green cloth, gilt. Slightly bubbled, rubbed to extremities., some damp-staining towards the end of text block, rear endpaper.
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£ 300.00
KEILL, Joanne. M.D.. Introductio Ad Veram Astronomiam seu Lectiones Astronomicae Habitae in Schola Astronomica Acadamiae Oxoniensis. Impensis Hen. Clements. 1718.
[8], xv, [1], 495pp, [1] Two engraved folding plates of lunar landscape, mathematical diagrams within text throughout. Contemporary tooled full calf boards, re-backed with 20th century calf. Ink inscription 'J. D'arcy' and early private library shelf mark to FFEP. Rubbing to boards with slight loss in places and faint scoring to upper board. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 450.00
KELLY, Sophia. The life of mrs. sherwood, (chiefly autobiographical) with extracts from mr. sherwood's journal during his Imprisonment in France & Residence in India. Darton & Co.. 1854. First edition.
xii, 600pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and an additional engraved title-page. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Frontispiece and engraved title foxed, very occasional marginal spotting.
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£ 150.00
KEMBLE, Frances Anne. Records of later life. Richard Bentley and Son. 1882. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], 288; [4], 295, [1]; [4], 422pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed with some marking, corners bumped. Endpapers lightly marked, ink library stamps to titles of Vols. I and II and blank fly-leaf of Vol. III of the National Anti-vivisection Society, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 100.00
KENNEDY, John Pitt. Instruct; employ; don't hang them: or, ireland tranquilized without soldiers, and enriched without english capital. Containing observations on a few of the chief errors of irish government and irish land proprietors, with the means of their correction practically illustrated. Printed for Thomas and William Boone...and J. Ridgway and Son. 1835. First edition.
x, 166pp. With an engraved folding plate: 'Plan of classified cottages to facilitate the establishment of reclaiming tenants upon the waste-lands of Lough Ash'. Original publisher's light green cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and sunned, some marking. Occasional light damp-staining to lower margins. Presentation copy, inscribed to verso of FFEP; 'To Captain MacPhail / from his old friend / J. P. Kennedy'. Kennedy served as sub-inspector of the militia for the Ionian Islands, as did MacPhail.
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£ 450.00
KENNEY, James. Society, A Poem in Two Parts; With other poems.. Printed by N. Biggs...for T.N. Longman and O. Rees. 1803. First Edition.
viii, 172pp, [4]. With sectional half-title (to the title poem) placed behind terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to spine, extremities, short cracks to joints at head and foot of spine. Twentieth-century bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP.
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£ 375.00
KENNINGTON, Eric and others. Sermons by artists. Paul Nash, David Lowe, Robert Gibbings, Eric Kennington, Leon Underwood, Stanley Spencer, Edmund Sullivan, Roger Fry, Will Dyson, Percy Smith. Golden Cockerel Press. 1934. First edition.
79pp, [3]. With woodcut frontispiece. Original publisher's morocco-backed decorated boards. Limited edition, no. 234/300. Presentation inscription in the hand of Eric Kennington, one of the contributors, 'From E.H.K. July 36' to FFEP. A trifle rubbed to extremities, small wormtrack to REP, else a crisp copy
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£ 375.00
KIDDER, Richard. Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells. A commentary on the Five Books of Moses: with a dissertation Concerning the Author or Writer of the said Books; and a General Argument to each of them. Printed by J. Heptinstall, for William. 1694. First edition.
In two volumes. [4], LXXX, xx, 468; [4], 584pp. Each volume with an initial imprimatur leaf. Contemporary blind-panelled speckled calf, gilt. Rubbed, with some creasing to spine and a little surface loss, short crack to upper joint of Vol I, the odd chip to extremities, internally fine. The Evelyn library copy, with the twentieth-century 'JE' book label to FEP, along with later ink inscription 'John Evelyn' apparently in the hand of his grandson John Evelyn 1st Baronet.
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£ 650.00
KING, C. Cooper. The story of the british army. Methuen & Co.. 1897. First edition.
x, 426, 48pp publisher's catalogue. With a half-title, photographic portrait frontispiece, and 32 monochrome plates of maps, plans, and illustrations. Original publisher's gilt-tooled red cloth. Extremities a trifle soiled, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp but for foxing to blank endpapers and publisher's catalogue, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy.
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£ 75.00