All Books

MEREDITH, George. Vittoria. Chapman & Hall. 1867. First edition.
In three volumes. [2], iv, 317, [1]; iv, 333, [1]; 288pp. Without half-titles to Vols. II and III, without title-page or contents leaf to Vol. III. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Spines a trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Halsey Ricardo / March 1885' to blank fly-leaves, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
MERIAN, Matthaus. La danse des morts, comme elle est de'piente dans la louable et celebre ville de bastle, pour servir de miroir de la nature humaine...on y a ajoute une description de la ville de basle & des vers a chaque figure. Chez Jean Rod. Im-Hof & Fils. 1789.
190pp. With an extra engraved title (in German, by P. de Jode) and 43 engravings within the text by J.A. Chovin, after Merian's original designs. Nineteenth-century black half-morocco, cloth boards, with leather title-label to upper board. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Rubbed to extremities, spine, upper board a little marked. With armorial bookplate of the Rev. Richard Harington to FEP. Internally immaculate.
Price
£ 850.00
MERRICK, James. The psalms, translated or paraphrased In english verse. Printed by J. Carnan and Co.. 1765. First edition.
lx, [7], 376pp, [12]. With tipped-in errata slip. Later calf-backed navy paper boards. Heavily rubbed, with surface loss, spine cracked, joints split with boards loosely held by cords only. Armorial bookplate of 'Thomas Swinnerton Armige', slight loss to margin of E, several small holes to final two gatherings - primarily marginal, occasionally touching text of index without loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
MERZ, Heinrich. Eminent women of the german reformation. Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday. 1856. First edition in English.
vi, [2], 159pp, [1]. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece depicting Catherine von Bora. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked, spine sunned, corners bumped. Without FFEP, very occasional marginal chipping, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
MEYRICK, Samuel Rush. The history and antiquities of the County of Cardigan. Collected form the few remaining documents which have escaped the destructive ravages of time, as well as from actual observation. Printed by T. Bensley...for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1808. First edition.
xix, [1], cclxxxiii, [1], 586pp, [2]. With a list of subscribers, and 20 engraved plates (one of which folding). Handsomely bound in contemporary polished red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to spine, with paper private library shelf-label to foot. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Peel to FEP, armorial bookplate of Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FFEP, ink inscription to head of title-page, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 500.00
MILES, William Augustus. A description of the deverel barrow, opened a. d. 1825. Also, A Minute Account of the kimmeridge coal money, a most mysterious and nondescript article. Nichols & Son et al.. 1826. First edition.
In two parts. viii, [1], 4-53pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. With an additional engraved title-page to the first part, an engraved title-page to the second, and a further eight engraved plates. Recent tan paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and faded. Light foxing to plates and engraved titles, slight creasing to engraved title of first part, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
MILES, W[illiam] A[ugustus]. A letter to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; with a sketch of the prospect before him, appendix, and notes. Printed for J. Bell. 1808. First edition.
xx, [1], 22-264pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, joints cracked, slight loss to head of spine. Occasional foxing, marginal shaving to leaves Y and Kk3, ink ruling to text of p.254 and p.255, paper flaw causing two very small holes to O6, touching text but with no loss of sense.
Price
£ 100.00
MILL, John Stuart. A system of logic ratiocinative and inductive: being a connected view of the principles of evidence and the methods of scientific investigation. Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer. 1875. Ninth edition.
In two volumes. xx, 563, [1]; xv, [1], 557pp, [3]. With half-titles and a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. II. Original publisher's green buckram, printed paper lettering-pieces. Slightest of rubbing, chipping to lettering-pieces. Remnants of book labels to FEPs, hinges reinforced with brown paper, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
MILL, John Stuart. Dissertations and discussions political, philosophical, and historical. John W. Parker and Son. 1859. First edition.
In two volumes. vi, [2], 474, 6; [4], 563pp, [1]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue to Vol. I. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing, some loss to head and foot of spines, board edges a trifle bumped. Marginal loss to B and B2 of Vol. II, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
MILLER, John Fletcher. On the relation of the air and evaporation temperatures to the temperature of the dew-point, as determined by Mr. Glaisher's hygrometrical tables, founded on the factors deduced from the six-hourly observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. From the Philosophical Transactions. - Part I. for 1851. Printed by Richard Taylor. 1851.
[2] 141-148pp. Stitched as issued. All leaves have separated. Some marginal browning, chipping, and loss. Ink stamp of the Meteorological Society to title. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title; 'With the author's compts.'
Price
£ 50.00
MILLS, J.H.. Poetical Trifles, by J.H. Mills, of the Theatre-Royal, Manchester. Printed for W. Graham...by Mr Broster, Chester.. 1806. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, [9]-120pp. Lacking half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled voards. Rubbed, with chipping to head and foot of spine.
Price
£ 325.00
MILLS, W[illiam]. The belief of the jewish people and of the most eminent gentile philosophers, more especially plato and aristotle, in a future state, briefly considered... At the University Press for the Author. 1828. First edition.
viii, 130pp. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's blue cloth-backed drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Rubbed, surface loss to spine, spots of marking to boards. Very occasional marginal chipping, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
MILTON, John. DUNSTER, Charles. Paradise regained, a poem, in four books...A new edition, with notes of various authors, By Charles Dunster, M.A.. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun, and W. Davies, (successors to Mr. Cadell). 1795. First Dunster Edition.
[4], iv, [4], 280pp. With large folding map of the Mediterranean and Middle East as frontispiece. Uncut in recent half calf over marbled boards, contrasting title label, gilt. Very slight rubbing to spine, else a fine copy. A little marginal worming to preliminaries. With attractive contemporary bookplate of S. Harward's Circulating Library, Colonnade Buildings, Cheltenham to FEP, inscribed 'Presented to me by the Editor, C.D.'
Price
£ 275.00
MIRABEAU, Honore Gabreil Riqueti, Comte De. Mirabeau's love-letters. Arthur L. Humphreys. 1909.
[4], 347pp, [1]. Title in red and black. Attractively bound in contemporary tooled calf, gilt. Minor surface wear and soiling to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp but for the odd spot of foxing. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small ink-stamps to verso of title and occasionally to margins. From The Royal Library Historical Series.
Price
£ 150.00
MITCHELL, James. A tour through Belgium, Holland, along the Rhine, and through the north of France, in the summer of 1816... Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1816. First edition.
xii, 390, 2pp. With an engraved folding frontispiece depicting a map of the Netherlands, and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's tan paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and soiled, chipping to lettering-piece, corners bumped. Very occasional short marginal tears, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00