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NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Published by the National Museum of Wales. 1927. Second edition.
iv, 84pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and seven further plates. Original publisher's plain paper wrappers, lettered in black, later paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed and slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Published by the National Museum of Wales. 1946. Third edition.
viii, 121pp, [1]. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and 17 plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed paper card boards. A trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
NUGENT, Nicholas.. The Case of Nicholas Nugent, Esq. Late Lieutenant in the First Regiment of Foot Guards. With Copies of the Letters Which Passed Between Him and General Craig, Lord Barrington, and the Judge Advocate, on Mr Nugent's Application for a Court Martial.... Printed for J.Almon.. 1776. Second Edition.
vii,[1], [5], 106pp. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in half calf, contrasting lettering piece, gilt titling, top edge gilt, with the fore and lower edges uncut. A fine copy but for slight wear to upper joint and extremities. Neat marginal paper repairs to final leaf.
Price
£ 225.00
O'MEARA, Barry. Napoleon in exile; or, A Voice from St. Helena. The opinions and reflections of Napoleon on the most important events of his life and government, in his own words. Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall. 1822. Second edition.
In two volumes. xx, [1], xxvi-xxxii, 512; [4], 542pp. With 4pp publisher's catalogue to Vol I. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume and two engraved plates. Uncut in original publisher's two tone plain paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities a trifle rubbed, extensive loss to spines and lettering-pieces. Internally clean and crisp, ink ownership inscriptions to head of titles.
Price
£ 150.00
OGILVIE, John. Britannia: A National Epic Poem, in Twenty Books. To Which is Prefixed a critical Dissertation on Epic Machinery. Printed, for the Author, By J. Chalmers and Co.. 1801. First Edition.
[8], 623pp, [1], With half-title. Uncut in original blue paper boards, neatly rebacked to style. A fine presentation copy, inscribed 'To Mr John Garvack. As a sincere expression of just esteem and a very unequal although well meant return to many offices of disinterested friendship. From the Author'.
Price
£ 750.00
OGILVIE, John. Human Life, A Poem, in Five Parts.. Printed by W. Bulmer...for T. Cadell. 1806. First Edition.
[4], xv, [1], 152pp, [4]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece and two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, neatly rebacked, with paper lettering-piece. Ink inscription of Wm. Nicholson and small water-stain to title.
Price
£ 250.00
OLDMIXON, John. Memoirs of the life of John Lord Somers... Printed for J. Roberts. 1716. First edition.
[4], 126pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Without portrait frontispiece. Recent navy buckram, lettered in gilt. Slightest of marking to extremities, spine sunned. Recent endpapers, occasional light spots of soiling, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
OLDYS, William. The British Librarian: Exhibiting a compendious review or abstract Of our most Scarce, Useful, and Valuable books in all sciences, as well in manuscript as in print: With many characters, Historical and Critical, of the authors, their antagonists, &c. In a Manner never before attempted And Useful to all readers. With a Complete Index to the Volume. Printed for T. Osborne. 1738. First Collected Edition.
[2], vii, [5], 402pp. Without terminal advertisement leaf. Recent antique style half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Occasional spotting to title and text, top-edge darkened. Ink inscription of Wm. Palmer to head of FFEP, which has been salvaged from an earlier binding.
Price
£ 300.00
OPIE, Mrs. Poems. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By Taylor and Wilks. 1802. First Edition.
iv, 192pp. With portrait frontispiece of the author. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, elaborately so to boards. Slightly rubbed, with some cracking and slight chipping to joints. Incision to margin of preliminaries, with associated small piece to margin of title torn away.
Price
£ 150.00
OPIE, Mrs. Simple tales. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1806. First edition.
In four volumes. Contemporary navy half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbing to spines and corners. Horizontal tear to text of G2, Vol. I - without loss of sense, marginal loss to lower corner of O2, Vol. II, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
OPIE, Mrs. The Warrior's Return, And Other Poems.. Printed By Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1808. First Edition.
[4], 185pp, [1]. Engraved frontispiece. Finely bound in contemporary polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers.Very slight rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy.
Price
£ 150.00
OPIE, Mrs. [Amelia]. Tales of real life. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1813. First edition.
In three volumes. [2], 322; [2], 294; [2], 297pp, [1]. Contemporary navy half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbing to spines and corners. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
ORCZY, Baroness. 'Skin O'My Tooth' His Memoirs, by his Confidential Clerk. Hodder and Stoughton. [1928]. First edition.
307pp, [8] publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's light blue cloth, lettered in black, dustwrapper. Very minor rubbing to extremities, slight bubbling of cloth to boards, light browning to head and foot of spine, wrapper extensively sympathetically restored and a trifle creased and dust soiled. A little browning to blank endpapers, occasional spot of mild foxing in places, overall internally clean and crisp. A very good copy, with the scarcely seen English edition dustwrapper.
Price
£ 750.00
ORCZY, Baroness. The Emperor's Candlesticks. A tale. Greening and Co., Ltd.. 1905.
288pp. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth, lettered in gilt and black with device in black to upper board. Rubbed, slight loss to sunned spine. Leaves lightly toned with occasional spots of foxing. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'To R. Barber with fond love from Emmuska Orczy, 1905' and again to half-title, 'With my dear love Emmuska Orczy, May 1905'.
Price
£ 250.00
ORTON, Job. A short and plain exposition of The Old Testament, with devotional and practical reflections for the use of families...Published from the author's manuscripts, By robert gentleman.. Printed and sold by J. and W. Eddowes. 1791-90. 1791. Mixed edition.
Six volumes; the first three from the second edition, the second three from the first. Portrait frontispiece to Vol I. Finely bound for Sophia StreatfeIld, with her initials to spines, in contemporary navy straight-grain morocco, gilt, with triple fillet and greek key device in gilt to borders of boards, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces/onlays. Slight rubbing to extremities, else a fine set. Occasional spotting internally. With armorial bookplates to each FEP (captioned 'Data fata sequutus') of the Streatfield family at Chiddingstone.
Price
£ 1,000.00