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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
ORPEN, Goddard Henry. Ireland under the normans. At the Clarendon Press. 1968.
In four volumes. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrappers. Slightest of marking to wrappers, very small repair to spine panel of Vol. I, else immaculate.
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
OSLER, Edward. The life of admiral viscount exmouth. Smith, Elder and Co.. 1835. First edition.
xvi, 448pp, [16]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, four lithographic plates, an engraved folding plan, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's green cloth-backed drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, chipping to lettering-piece. Ink ownership inscription and armorial bookplate of 'Rear Admiral Sir Graham Hamond' to FEP, plates foxed, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
OULTON, [Walley Chamberlain]. The busy body: a collection of periodical essays, Moral, Whimsical, Comic, and Sentimental, by Mr. Oulton, author of several fugitive pieces. Printed by William Porter et al.. 1789. First Dublin edition.
[6], 322pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and soiled, joints cracked, surface loss to spine. Foxed throughout, ink inscription to recto of FFEP, 'Wm. Pollock (?) 2 Augt. 1796'.
Price
£ 300.00
OWEN, John. The Christian monitor for the last days; or, a caution to the professedly religious against the corruptions of the latter times, by doctrine, discipline, and morals. Printed for T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies. 1799. First edition.
[2], x, 276pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Heavy rubbing to spine and joints, some surface loss to boards. Light damp-staining to preliminaries, occasional spots of foxing, ink inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Martha Louisa Attinsole May 15th 1802. M.A.', with 'E. Blake 1830' inscribed beneath.
Price
£ 150.00
OZANAM, M. [Jacques]. La geometrie theorique et pratique, qui contient La Geodesie ou division des Champs...La Planimetrie ou mesure des Surfaces, & son application a l'Arpentage. Et la Stereometrie ou mesure des Solides, avec son usage pour le Toise & pour la Jauge. Chez Claude Jombert. 1720.
[8], 321pp, [1]. With 24 engraved plates illustrating numerous geometric constants. Attractively bound in recent calf-backed marbled boards. Some marginal foxing to prelims., otherwise an exemplary copy.
Price
£ 300.00
PAGE, William Bousfield. The excision of the os calcis, in incurable disease of that bone, as a substitute for amputation of the foot. With a case. [From Volume XXXIII of the 'Medico-Chirurgical Transactions,' published by the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. C. and J. Adlard. 1850. First edition, thus.
6pp. With an engraved illustration of a foot in the text. Original publisher's tan paper wraps. Some discolouration and soiling to cover. Slight creasing to leaves with the odd spot of foxing.
Price
£ 100.00