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MARSHALL, C. R.. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Vol. XLVII. - Part II. - (No. 13). The pharmacological action of tutu, the toot plant of new zealand. Published by Robert Grant & Son. 1910.
287-316pp. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Very slight wear to extremities. Text-block detached from wrapper. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of upper wrap; 'With the author's compliments'.
Price
£ 50.00
MARTINEAU, Harriet. British rule in india; a historical sketch. Smith, Edler and Co.. 1857. First edition.
vi, [2], 356, 4pp. With half-title, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's green buckram. Joints expertly repaired to style. Hinges exposed, occasional marginal spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
MARTINEAU, Harriet. Sketches from life. Whittaker and Co.. [1856]. First edition.
[4], ii, [2], 165pp, [1]. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and engraved title-page, and four engraved plates. Original publisher's red cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed, lightly marked. Engraved title-page and plates foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
MARTINEAU, James. Views of the world from Halley's comet: a discourse, delivered in Paradise Street Chapel, Liverpool, September 27th, 1835. R. Hunter et al.. 1835. Second edition.
[6], 20pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper lettering piece to upper board. Slight wear to extremities, some discolouration to lettering-piece. Title and final page toned, marginal dust-soiling and light foxing throughout.
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£ 150.00
MASON, George. The life of richard earl howe. Printed by C. Roworth, for John White et al.. 1803. First edition.
[4], 111pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with scorched remnants of richly gilt spine and contrasting morocco lettering-piece laid-on. Boards a trifle rubbed and marked. Recent blank endpapers, slightest of spotting to title-page, else internally clean and crisp. From the family library of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown.
Price
£ 350.00
MASON, Henrie. The epicures fast: or: a short discourse, discovering the licenciousnesse of the Romane Church in her religious fasts. Printed by G[eorge] P[urslow] for John Clarke. 1626. First edition.
[8], 58pp. Without terminal blank leaf. Recent brown half-morocco, brown buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Extremities a trifle marked. Recent marbled endpapers, slight marking to title-page, overall an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 375.00
MASON, William. Carattaco poema drammatico scritto sul modello della tragedia greca antica da guglielmo mason ec. ec. Dall' inglese recato in verso italiano da t. j. mathias. Da' Torchi di Agnelo Nobile. 1823.
xx, 133pp, [3]. Uncut in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle marked, loss to head and foot of spine. Lightly foxed internally. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title by translator Thomas James Mathias; 'Dall' Autore'.
Price
£ 200.00
MASTERS, Martin Kedgwin. The Progress of Love. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme...by G. Hazard. 1807. ?.
[2], xiii, [1], 136pp, [4]. With half title, terminal errata and advertisement leaves. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with small chips to head and foot of spine, cracking to upper joint.
Price
£ 300.00
MATHEWS, [Thomas]. Authentick letters from Admiral Mathews to the Sec--t----s of St--te, the L----ds of the Ad------ty, &c. Relating to his Expedition to the Mediterranean, With their answers. From the Time of his going out, to the late Engagement. Printed for W. Webb. [1744]. First edition.
[2], 5-29, 29-30, 30-68pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. Recent navy cloth-backed marbled papers boards. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Recent endpapers, very small hole to K1 - touching text without loss of sense, occasional light dust-soiling, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
MATTHAEUS, Antonius. De judiciis disputationes septendecim... Typis Joannis a Waesberge. 1645. Editio Secunda [i.e. second edition].
[16], 380pp. With an additional engraved title. Contemporary vellum with title in gilt to spine. Some minor spots of soiling but overall well preserved. Armorial bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to FEP, tear to bottom edge of FFEP, loss to head of *4, ink annotation to margin of p.39, lightly foxed throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
MAURICE, Henry. A defence of Diocesan Episcopacy, in Answer to a Book of Mr. david clarkson, Lately Published, entituled, Primitive Episcopacy. Printed by Hannah Clark, for James Adamson. 1691. First edition.
[16], 455pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf. 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, contemporary ink ownership inscription to verso of imprimatur leaf; 'Nov. 12. 1691. pretis / Sum e Libris / Tho: Weekes', ink ownership inscription to head of title; 'Edwd. Tottenham / London 1832', marginal loss to lower corners of E1, H1, I4, Bb2, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 100.00
MAVOR, William. The british nepos; or, youth's mirror: being select lives of illustrious britons... Printed for R. Phillips. 1798. First edition.
xi, [5], 464pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary sheep. Heavily worn, loss to head and foot of spine, joints cracked with upper board held by cords only. Hinges exposed, ink gift inscription to FEP; 'To / Jane Gurney Junr. / From / Robert Barclay / 1799', without RFEP, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
MAXEY, S.. Ruth, A Sacred Eclogue; and Tobit, A Poem. With two select moral tales. Translated from the works, and preceded by the life, of M. de. Florian, member of the academies of France, Madrid, and Florence. Ornamented with engravings. Printed by C. Whittingham...For Vernor and Hood. 1805. First Edition?.
[4], 122pp. With engraved frontispiece and two engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A little rubbed, with small chips to foot of spine, bumping to corners. Frontispiece slightly shaved at fore-edge. Ink inscription of Charlotte Ward, dated 1833, to head of title.
Price
£ 175.00
MAYDMAN, Henry. Naval Speculations, and Maritime Politicks: Being a Modest and Brief discourse of the Royal Navy of england:of Its Oeconomy and Government, and A Projection for an everlasting Seminary of Seamen, by a Royal Maritime Hospital. With A Project for a royal fishery. Also Necessary Measures in the present War with France, &c.. Printed by William Bonny, and sold by Sam. Manship. 1691. First edition.
[32], 348pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a terminal errata leaf. Without terminal blank. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, later rebacked, later contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, particularly to joints. Later plain endpapers, armorial bookplate of 'Thomas Foley' to FEP, with his ownership inscription to verso of frontispiece, very short closed tear to title - not touching text, worm-trail to upper margin throughout - occasionally touching running-title, slight loss to lower corner of P1, lower corner of Z1 repaired, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 1,500.00
MAYNE, John. The Siller Gun. A Poem, in Four Cantos: With notes, and a glossary. Printed by D. Walker, For the Author: Sold by J. Richardson.... 1808. Fourth Edition.
153pp, [1]. Uncut in recent two-tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Some sporadic marking and marginal worming to text.
Price
£ 100.00