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PALAIRET, John. A short treatise upon arts and sciences, in French and English, by question and answer. Printed for F. Wingrave. 1801. Eleventh edition.
[5], 124 [i.e. 248pp]. Parallel French and English texts with duplicate pagination. Contemporary tooled calf. Rubbed with three small holes to spine, somewhat soiled. Contemporary ink inscription to FEP, later pencil inscription to recto of FFEP.
Price
£ 100.00
PARK, T[homas]. Sonnets, and other Small Poems.. Published by Vernor & Hood. 1803. Second Edition.
vi, [2], 120pp. With engraved title page and five further engraved plates. Uncut in original publisher's boards, somewhat naively rebacked with white paper. Rubbed, some staining to boards and text/plates, several quires detaching.
Price
£ 100.00
PARKES, Mrs. William. Domestic duties; or, instructions to young married ladies, on the management of their households, and the regulation of their conduct in the various relations and duties of married life. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1825. First edition.
vii, 487pp, [1]. With a folding table. Later green cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to extremities. Hand drawn bookplate to recto of FFEP, occasional spots of foxing, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
PATERSON, Daniel. A new and accurate description of all the direct and principal cross roads in England and Wales... Printed for T. N. Longman. 1796. Eleventh edition.
xxxv, [1], 390 columns, [1], 391-406pp. With an engraved folding map bound as frontispiece. Contemporary green morocco backed marbled boards. Heavily rubbed, splitting to upper joint, loss to head of spine. Wax spots to FEP, lightly foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
PATERSON, Robert. Observations on corpora lutea. Printed by John Stark. [1840]. Reprinted from the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal No. 142.
In two volumes. 19; 17pp. With a hand-coloured plate to each volume. Stitched as issued, within contrasting tan and blue paper wraps. Some chipping and dog-earring to extremities, else a crisp set.
Price
£ 150.00
PATTERSON, Robert. Introduction to zoology for the use of schools. Simms and M'Intyre. 1866. Thirty-first thousand.
viii, 488pp. Richly illustrated with numerous engravings in the text. Single leaf of contents misbound. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed and bumped. Upper hinge partially exposed, armorial bookplate of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
PATTON, Philip. The natural defence of an insular empire, earnestly recommended; with a sketch of a plan, to attach real seamen to the service of their country. Printed by T. Skelton. 1810. First edition.
[2], viii, [2], 102pp. With a folding table showing a short view of the time each sea-officer presided at the admiralty since 1751. Later half red morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Some wear to boards, heavy rubbing to spine. Light marginal browning throughout, otherwise internally clean and crisp, a very good copy.
Price
£ 475.00
PAUL, John. Every landlord or tenant his own lawyer; or, the whole law respecting Landlords, Tenants, and Lodgers; laid down in a simple, easy, and comprehensive manner; free from the technical terms of the law... Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall...For Richardson and Urquhart. 1776. Third edition.
[4], 180pp. Near contemporary blind-tooled calf. Rubbed, wear to upper board. Lightly foxed, single ink annotation, tipped-in leaf of manuscript notation to rear.
Price
£ 250.00
PAYNE, James Theobald. Disputatio medica, inauguralis, de rheumatismo acuto. Quam, annuente summo numine, Ex Auctoritate Reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Robertson, S. S. T. P. academiae Edinburgenae Praefecti; nec non Amplissimi senatus academi consensu, Et nobilissimae facultatis medicae decreto; Pro Gradu Doctoris, summisque in medicinahonoribus et privilegiis rite et legitime consequendis; Erudotorum examini subjicit Jacobus Theobaldus Payne Nevisensis. Apud Balfour et Smellie. 1775. First edition.
40pp. Recent tan paper boards. Slight soiling to extremities. Light toning to title and terminal leaf.
Price
£ 50.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. Gryll Grange. By the Author of 'Headlong Hall'. Parker, Son, & Bourn. 1861. First Edition.
viii, 316pp, [4]. With 4pp advertisements to rear. Publisher's original maroon cloth, gilt spine, boards decorated in blind. Rubbed, some bumping to corners. Spine slightly faded and cocked. Contemporary ink inscription of Miss Hall to FFEP.
Price
£ 150.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. Maid Marian. Printed for T. Hookham [and Carpenter]. 1822. First Edition.
[4], 262pp. Contemporary full calf, gilt to spine and borders, contrasting maroon morocco title labels. Rubbed, with some loss to head of spine and joints.
Price
£ 450.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Genius of the Thames: a Lyrical Poem.. T. Hookham. 1810. First Edition.
vii, [1], 147pp, [1]. With half-titles. Victorian tan half-calf, gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, with loss to head of spine. Ink-dated author obituary clippings pasted to blank-fly, four small mount-holes cut to half title; combined with the indentation on the following leaves suggestive that this once held a Carte de Visite of the author. Some glue residue to gutter of title. Leaf C5 bound before C4.
Price
£ 400.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Misfortunes of Elphin. Published By Thomas Hookham. 1829. First Edition.
[8], 240pp. Nineteenth-century tan calf, gilt, with contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, by Riviere. T.E.G., all others uncut. With original drab wraps bound in at end. Upper joint lightly rubbed, with marking to upper board. Bookplates of Edith Barbara Tranter and John A. Spoor to FEP.
Price
£ 350.00
PEAD, Deuel. Jesus is God: or, the deity of Jesus Christ vindicated. Being an Abstract of some Sermons Preach'd in the Parish-Church of St. James Clerkenwell. Printed for Will. Newton. 1694. Variant of the first edition.
[16], 125pp, [1]. With initial imprimatur leaf and a cancel title leaf. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, rubbed with a little loss to spine. Reducing stain to head of title, preliminaries and first 12 leaves, else a clean and crisp copy in an unsophisticated binding. Several ink inscriptions of 'John Cain his book 1763', to verso of A1 and final leaf, later inscription of 'J.H.L. Parker, 1940' to FFEP.
Price
£ 950.00
PEARSON, Susanna. Essays and letters, humbly and affectionately presented to the church of Christ. Printed and Sold by S. H. Cowell et al.. 1827. Second edition.
viii, [1], 6-224pp. Original publisher's printed tan paper boards. A trifle rubbed, slight surface loss and tearing at joints, spots of marking. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00