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MORRIS, Thos. L. The Daneid, An Epic Poem, in Four Books, Written on board his Majesty's ship La Desiree. Printed by E. Walker, Sold by the Widow of the Author. [1803?]. First Edition.
28pp. Disbound, some soiling and spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
MORTIMER, Thomas. The student's pocket dictionary; or, compendium of universal history, chronology, and biography. From the earliest Accounts to the present Time. With authorities. In two parts. Part I. containing a compendium of universal history. Part II. containing a compendium of biography. Printed for J. Johnson. 1777. First edition.
In two parts. [112pp]; [258pp]. With a half-title. Contemporary calf, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Rubbed, partially repaired surface loss to lower board, some splitting to joints but boards holding, loss to head and foot of spine, lettering-piece chipped. Upper hinge cracked, near contemporary ink inscription to FEP of 'C. Bendal, 1779', light toning to leaf margins.
Price
£ 150.00
MOWLE, A[lfred] C[harles]. The new turkish. An Elementary Grammar, Vocabulary, and Phrase Book of the Turkish Language in the New Latin Characters. Printed at the Government Printing Office. 1930. First edition.
[2], 65pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed paper boards. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities, ink ownership inscription to head of upper board. Ink ownership inscriptions and ink-stamps to FEP and RFEP, pencil notations to rear endpapers.
Price
£ 150.00
MULDER, Claas. Over eenen zoogenaamden zwavelregen in Mei 1826 in Vriesland Gevallen. Lodewijk van Es. 1827. First edition.
[2], 38pp. Uncut in original publisher's plain green paper wraps. Author and publication date in manuscript to upper wrap, slight wear and soiling. Occasional spots of foxing, ink -stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap and title. Ink inscription to head of title (Presentation?)
Price
£ 75.00
MUNDY, Lieut.-General [Godfrey Basil]. The life of rodney. Printed for James Carpenter and Son. 1836. New edition.
xvi, 283pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, extra-illustrated with two engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed. Silk endpapers, armorial plate depicting Rodney's coat-of-arms pasted to head of p.1, engraved portrait of Captain Bazeley pasted to foot of p.89, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
MUSGRAVE, William. De arthritide anomala, sive interna dissertatio... Apud Wetstenios. 1710. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition].
[16], 391pp, [17]. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities a trifle discoloured. bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP, very small hole to text of K3 - without loss of sense, leaves lightly toned/foxed. Formerly of the Radcliffe collections, with their armorial bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 500.00
MYLNE, James. Poems, consisting of miscellaneous pieces and two tragedies. Printed for William Creech and sold by T. Cadell. 1790. First edition.
8pp, xxiii, [1], 435pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Uncut, bound in recent calf-backed brown cloth boards with contrasting blue lettering-piece. Very slightly rubbed. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP reading 'Lochill in Haddingtonshire', light marginal soiling in places but overall a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 250.00
NAPIER, James R.. On a wind-direction rain-gauge. Read before the Philosophical Society of Glasgow, November 30, 1870. [s.n.]. [1871]. First offprint edition.
3pp, [1]. With an engraved folding plate illustrating the rain-gauge in question. Unbound. All leaves creased and foxed. Ink correction to text of p.[1], with ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society and presentation inscription; 'from the author' to head of same.
Price
£ 75.00
NAPIER, James R.. On Pressure Logs for Measuring the Speed of Ships. From the Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow.. 1872. Offprint.
14pp, [2]. With illustrations throughout. Original publisher's pink wraps. Soiling to part of upper wrap, internally clean and tight.
Price
£ 75.00
NECKER, M.. De l'importance des opinions religieuses. [s.n.]. 1788. First edition.
[4], 544pp. With half-title Contemporary polished calf, gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed to spine, extremities, else a fine copy. From the Dukes of Devonshire library at Chatsworth, with bookplate to FEP and crowned D to head of spine.
Price
£ 250.00
NEWTON, Isaac. EVANS, John H.. The first three sections of Newton's principia, with an appendix; and the ninth and eleventh sections. Printed by John William Parker, University Printer. For T. Stevenson. 1837. Second edition.
[4], 95pp, [1]. Original publisher's cloth-backed paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, two small ink-spots, else a fine copy. With pencilled annotations to p.13.
Price
£ 350.00
NICHOL, Walter. The villa-garden directory, or monthly index of work, to be done in town and villa gardens, shrubberies and parterres: with hints on the treatment of shrubs and flowers, usually kept in the green-room, the lobby, and the drawing-room. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. et al.. 1823. Fourth edition.
xiii, [3], 398pp, [2] ads. With half-title. Largely unopened in original publisher's paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle rubbed, surface loss to spine, chipping and cracking to lettering-piece, light damp-staining to boards. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
NICHOLAS, Nicholas Harris. A history of the royal navy, from the earliest times to the wars of the french revolution. Richard Bentley. 1847. First edition.
In two volumes. xxv, [3], 469, [1]; viii, 534pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Titles in red and black. Original publisher's navy blue cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Slight rubbing, spines sunned. Bookplates, shelf-marks, and ownership inscriptions of 'L. Mill' to front endpapers, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
NIEREMBERG, Juan Eusebio. Chemin Royal Pour Arriver Bientost a la Perfection, par la Conformite' a la volonte de dieu avec la vie du Venerable pere P. Pierre Canisius de la Compagnie de Jesus. De L'Imprimerie de Jean Serrurier. 1642.
In two parts. [16], 388, 129pp, [3]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities dust-soiled, remnant of leather ties to boards, library shelf mark done with correction fluid to foot of spine. Bookplate and library ticket of St. Augustine's Abbey Monastery, Ramsgate to front endpapers, ink annotation to title, occasional light browning and spots of foxing.
Price
£ 275.00
NOMESY, Nicolas. Parnassus poeticus biceps, Nicolai Nomeseii charmensis lotharingii opera maxima primum congestus. Cui, post Sacram Poesim, ad novem priores Musas, decima, nullo visa oculo Echo accessit. Sumptibus Bernardi Gualtheri. 1619. Ultima editio.
[14], 1160pp, [24], 112pp. Contemporary vellum, yapp edges, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities bumped and discoloured, very small hole to spine. Front pastedown and free-endpaper detached, without rear endpapers and pastedown, binding separating from text-block - held by cords to upper board only, contemporary ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, near contemporary partially deleted ownership inscription to foot of title-page, leaves toned, foxed.
Price
£ 200.00