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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
MITFORD, Mary Russell. Poems. Printed By A.J. Valpy...Sold By Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1810. First Edition.
[8], 144pp, [16]. With half-title and terminal imprint and advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's grey boards, with early red roan spine overlaid. Slightly rubbed to extremities, chipping to head and foot of spine with small gouge to centre.
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£ 350.00
MITSCHERLICH, Christoph Wilhelm. Epistola critica in apollodorum ad virum illustrem chr. gottl. heyne: accedunt nonnulla in statium et catullum autore chr. guil. mitscherlichio. Apud Viduam Abr. Vandenhoekii. 1782.
91pp, [1]. Early nineteenth-century gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities, Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, ink ownership inscription to blank fly-leaf of 'J. Mitford / 1804', internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
MOLLESON, Alexander. Miscellanies in Prose and Verse. Printed By R. Chapman, For Alexander Molleson. 1806. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, [2], 221pp, [1]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in recent antique-style marbled calf, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, by Philip Dusel. Some marginal chipping and staining at front and rear.
Price
£ 250.00
MONS, J. B. Van. Quelques particularites concernant les brouillards de differente nature. Presente a l'academie en Avril 1827. [s.n.]. 1827. First offprint edition.
[3], 372-407pp, [1]. Original publisher's plain blue paper wraps. Title in manuscript to upper wrap, spots of soiling in places, ink-stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap and title-page. Light foxing throughout, final three leaves detached from text-block.
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£ 75.00
MONTAGUE, Edward. The Citizen; A Hudibrastic Poem. In five cantos. To which is added Nelson's Ghost, a poem. In two parts. Printed by W. Lewis for J.F. Hughes...and sold by C. Chapple. 1806. First Edition.
xii, 150, [2], 15pp, [1]. With half-title and two fine hand-coloured caricature engravings ('Sir Peter' and 'My Lady'). Uncut and partially unopened in original publishers blue paper boards, paper lettering-piece. A fine copy but for very slight rubbing to extremities. Ink inscription of 'John Goodford, 1806, Yeovil' to FEP.
Price
£ 750.00
MONTANUS, Paulus. Pauli montani...tractatus novus, de jure tutelarum, et curationum, In quo Universa Tutelaris materia, cum ampliationibus (ut dicitur) limitationibus, quaestionibusq; huic cognatis, nove & plene tam Theorice quam Practice declaratur, & enucleatur.... Apud Henricum de Swaef. 1656.
[22], 585pp, [81]. Title in red and black. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine, vellum ties. Extremities marked and discoloured, some loss to ties. Pastedowns sprung, ink annotation to verso of FFEP, marginal loss to G1 (index), else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
MONTEIL, Amans-Alexis. Traite de materiaux manuscrits de divers genres d'histoire. Imprimerie de E. Duverger. 1836. New edition.
In two volumes. [4], xxii, 364, [2]; [4], 392pp, [2]. With half-titles, and three engraved plates. Uncut in original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers, printed paper lettering-pieces. Very slight rubbing to extremities, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 175.00
MONTESQUIEU, Charles-Louis De Secondat. Oeuvres de Montesquieu. Chez Plassan, Regent-Bernard, et Gregoire, de l'imprimerie de Plassan. 1796.
Five volumes. [12], lxxx, 406, [2]; [4], 468, xiv, [2]; [4], 466, iv, [2]; [4], 487, iv; [4], 471, [1], iv. Each volume with half-title, terminal blank to Vols I-III. With frontispiece portrait of the author to Vol I, two maps and 22 engraved plates. A beautifully well margined set, uncut, in handsome contemporary red morocco-backed red paper boards, gilt, with double contrasting green morocco lettering-pieces. A trifle rubbed to extremities, some fading to boards, the occasional tear to boards, else a fine set. Spotting to endpapers. With the etched armorial bookplates of the Portals of Laverstoke to each FEP.
Price
£ 2,000.00
MOORE, George. Reminiscences of the Impressionist Painters. The Tower Press Booklets, Number Three. Maunsel & Co.. 1906. First edition.
[14], 9-28pp. Original publisher's green illustrated wraps, housed in custom gate-fold green cloth cover inside of brown morocco backed slipcase, gilt. Rubbing to spine. Armorial bookplate of George Barr McCutcheon to recto of FFEP. Wraps detached from text block with slight chipping and soiling. Ink underlining to one sentence of p.17 with marginal tear to top of same.
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£ 200.00
MOORE, Thomas. Epistles, Odes, and Other Poems. Printed for James Carpenter. 1806. First Edition.
xi, [5], 341pp, [7]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece (by Landseer), terminal errata leaf and two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's pink paper boards. Rebacked in plain paper, upper hinge splitting.
Price
£ 125.00
MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon, translated into English verse with notes. Printed by Robert Napper. 1803. First Irish edition.
ix, [2], 12-214pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Slight rubbing to joints. Nineteenth century ink inscription to FEP, offsetting to title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
MOORE, [Edward]. The gamester. A tragedy... Printed for T. Davies, W. Nicoll, S. Bladon, and J. Bew. 1784.
69pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's plain paper wrappers. Some shaving, loss, and chipping to wrappers and leaf margins.
Price
£ 75.00