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LABUTTE, R[ene]. A french grammar. To which is prefixed, an analysis relating to that subject. Printed by J. Archdeacon...For W. H. Lunn. 1790. Second edition.
[4], xii, 112pp. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some marking. Ink ownership inscription to blank fly-leaf of; 'Mary Smith / 1799', foxed throughout.
Price
£ 300.00
LANDSEER, Thomas. Life and letters of William Bewick (artist). Hurst and Blackett. 1871. First edition.
In two volumes. xii, 300; vii, [1], 262, [2], 16pp. With a half-title to each volume, and engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a 16pp. publisher's catalogue to Vol. II. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Quire F of Vol. I detached from text block, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in pencil to half-title of Vol. I; 'Presented to John Webb esq. with the (?) regards of his friend Tho. Landseer', and to half-title of Vol. II; 'To John Webb esq. with the affectionate regards of his friend Tho. Landseer.'
Price
£ 150.00
LANG, John Dunmore. The coming event! Or freedom and independence for the seven united provinces of australia. John L. Sherriff. 1870. First edition.
xviii, 453pp, [1]. With an engraved folding map. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-tooled burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Very occasional marginal chipping, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
LE BEAU, [Charles]. The history of the lower empire; beginning from Constantine the Great. Translated from the French of M. Le Beau. Volume the first. Printed for T. Davies. 1770. First edition in English.
Volume I, all published. xxxi, [1], 390pp. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards. Without spine panel, rubbed and marked. Paste-downs sprung, short marginal tear to leaf T7, else internally immaculate.
Price
£ 850.00
LE PRINCE DE BEAUMONT, Madame [Jeanne-Marie]. Letters of madame du montier, collected by madame le prince le beaumont. Printed for Hookman and Carpenter. 1797. First edition in English.
In three volumes. [2], xx, 331, [1]; [2], 278; [2], 250pp, [2]. With a list of subscribers, and a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. III. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, marbled edges. Heavily worn, surface loss, boards held by cords only. FFEP of Vol. I detached, ownership inscription to head of all titles, short tear to text of leaf C3, Vol. II, marginal loss to foot of L2, Vol. II, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 650.00
LE SCENE-DESMAISONS, Jacques. Essai sur les travaux publics. Chez Hardouin & Gattey. 1786. First edition.
2pp. With a folding table. Contemporary calf-backed speckled paper boards, morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Light rubbing to extremities, joints. Decorated endpapers, from the library of Schloss Eferding, with their ink-stamp to front blank fly-leaf, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 325.00
LE VASSOR, Michel. Traite de la maniere d'examiner les differens de religion, dedie' au roy de la grande bretagne. Chez Pierre Brunel. 1697. First edition.
[40], 605pp, [1]. Without terminal (blank?) 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, ink ownership inscription to head of title; 'Edwd. Tottenham 1829', light browning to title-page.
Price
£ 100.00
LEE, Henry. Poetic impressions. A Pocket Book, with scraps and memorandums. Including the Washing Day, Ironing Day; Brewing Day; Quarter Day; And Saturday. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. 1817. First edition.
[2], x, 187pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards, recently rebacked in brown paper. Slight tear to head of spine, a trifle marked. Lightly foxed and dust-soiled, overall internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'With the author's compts. to / Mr. Gould Read'.
Price
£ 300.00
LEIGHTON, [Robert]. The Expository works and other remains of Archbishop Leighton... Printed for David Wilson. 1748.
In two volumes. xxii, 552; iii, [1], 576pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary speckled calf, morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Henry Munro / London 1749' to both FFEPs, ownership inscriptions of Jane Gurney to verso of frontispiece and recto of FFEP of Vol. II, very occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 200.00
LEWIS, M.G.. Alfonso, King of Castile: A Tragedy, In Five Acts. Printed for J. Bell...by Wilks and Taylor. 1801. First edition.
vii, [1], 111pp, [1]. Disbound.
Price
£ 175.00
LINNECAR, Richard. The miscellaneous works of Richard Linnecar, of Wakefield. Printed by Thomas Wright. 1789. First edition.
[8], 300pp. With a list of subscriber's. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities worn and marked, upper board detached, loss to spine, bumped. Occasional browning, overall internally clean and crisp. Subscriber's copy, engraved monogram of John Carr stamped to verso of title, with his ownership inscription to upper board.
Price
£ 125.00
LISTER, Joseph. Introductory lecture delivered in the university of edinburgh. November 8, 1869. Edmondston and Douglas. 1869. First edition.
22pp. Original wraps, with title to upper wrap. A fine presentation copy, with only slight marking, inscribed 'From the author' to head of title.
Price
£ 750.00
LLOYD, W[illiam] F[orster]. Prices of Corn in Oxford in the Beginning of the Fourteenth Century: Also from the Year 1583 to the Present Time.... At the University Press. 1830. First edition.
viii, 100pp. Partially unopened in original cloth boards. Without lettering-piece, a trifle rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
LLWYD, Richard. Gayton Wake, or Mary Dod; and Her List of Merits. A Poem in Four Parts. Printed By J. Fletcher and Sold in London By E. Williams. 1804. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 62pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, titled in manuscript to spine and head of upper board. Very slightly rubbed, else fine. Presentation copy, inscribed 'From the Author of the Miss Gleggs' at head of title, later ink inscription of E.B. Rollo to FEP.
Price
£ 350.00
LOCKE, John. Some Familiar Letters between Mr. locke, and Several of his Friends. Printed for A. and J. Churchill. 1708. First edition.
[4], 540pp. [Bound uniformly with:] [LOCKE, John]. Mr. Locke's Reply To the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Worcester's Answer to his Second Letter... London. Printed by H.C. for A. and J. Churchill, 1699. First edition. [2], 452pp, [2]. With terminal errata. Marginal loss to X4, some browning to text. [And:] [LOCKE, John]. Mr. Locke's Reply To the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Worcester's Answer to his Letter, Concerning some passages relating to Mr. Locke's Essay of humane Understanding: in a late Discourse of his Lordships, in Vindication of the Trinity. London. Printed by H. Clark for A. and J. Churchill, 1697. First edition. [4], 174pp, [2], 7, [5]. With half-title and two terminal advertisement leaves. 8vo. Three volumes. Contemporary blind-panelled sprinkled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, especially to spines, with some cracking to joints, with old lot ticket to spine of Vol I. Early ink-stamps of 'Philadelphia Frewen' to preliminaries of each volume.
Price
£ 2,000.00