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PENN, William. No cross, no crown: a discourse, shewing the nature and discipline of the holy cross of christ... Printed and Sold by Wm. Phillips. 1801. Fourteenth edition.
In two parts. vi, [2], 477pp, [3]. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, loss to head of spine, corners bumped. Ink ownership inscription of 'Rachel Gurney - 1811' to recto of FFEP, worm-trail to lower margin throughout - touching text occasionally, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 50.00
PENN, William. No Cross, No Crown: a discourse, shewing the nature and discipline of the Holy Cross of Christ... Printed and sold by Phillips and Fardon. 1806. Fifteenth edition.
[8], 495pp, [5]. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, lightly marked. Book-label of Henry Birkbeck, Jun. to FEP, occasional light creasing, spotting.
Price
£ 50.00
PERCY, Henry. Cautions for company and battalion drill. John W. Parker and Son. 1860.
64pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's printed paper drab wrappers. Extremities rubbed, dust-soiled and a trifle creased, illegible ink inscription to upper panel that gives mention to Henry Percy. Very occasional ink marking to margins, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
PEREZ, Antonio. Padacos de historia, o Relaciones, assy llamadas por sus Auctores los Peregrinos. Retrato al vivo del natural de la fortuna. La primera Relaction contiene el discurso de las Prisones, y Aventuras de Antonio Perez, Aquel Secretario de Estado del Rey Catholico Don Phelippe II. deste nombre, desdesu primera prision, hasta su salida de los Reynoes de Espana... [s.n., i.e. Richard Field]. [1594]. Second edition.
[8], 389pp, [19]. With terminal errata leaf. Contemporary continental limp vellum, yapp edges, lacking ties. Contemporary manuscript title to spine, later manuscript title to upper board. Marked and a little worn, some loss to extremities. Slight loss to woodcut border of title, occasional marking and marginal loss to preliminaries/terminal contents leaves, some dampstaining, occasional later pencilled annotations/underlining.
Price
£ 3,750.00
PERRIN, John. Entertaining and instructive exercises, with the rules of the french syntax. Printed for B. Law. 1797. Eighth edition.
xii, 384pp. Contemporary sheep. Heavily rubbed, spine and joints cracked. Book-label of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
PETRARCH. Il petrarca con narrazione del suo coronamento di sennuccio del bene fiorentino; Vita del Poeta ed Annotazioni. Parte prima [-seconda]. Stampato a spese di G. Polidori e Co.. 1796.
19, [1], 253, [1]; [4], xxiv, 237pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-decorated vellum, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. A little rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, horizontal splits to vellum across bands of spine, very occasional marking to text. Bookplates of 'Hon T. Kenyon, Pradoe, Salop' to each FEP.
Price
£ 250.00
PEYRON, Amedeo. Lexicon linguae copticae. Ex Regio Typographeo. 1835. First edition.
[2], xxvii, [1], 470pp. Contemporary calf, later rebacked, gilt supralibros of 'Athenaeum Library' to upper board. Rubbed, surface loss to boards. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
PHAEDRUS. Aesop's fables. As Romanized by Phaedrus: with a literal interlinear translation accompanied by illustrative notes. On the plan recommended by Mr. Locke. Printed for John Taylor. 1833. Fourth edition.
[10], xx, 100pp. With an initial four leaves of publisher's advertisements. [Together with:] VIRGIL. The first book of Virgil's Aeneid, with a literal interlinear translation illustrated with notes: on the plan recommended by Mr. Locke. London. Printed for John Taylor, 1832. Fifth edition. [10], xvi, 89pp, [1]. With an initial four leaves of publisher's advertisements. 12mo. Original publisher's tan cloth, lettered in black. Extremities a trifle rubbed and spotted, each volume covered with contemporary drab paper bearing the ownership inscriptions and pen trials of 'Edmund Wood / Brownhill / Staffordshire Potteries', the latter volume with the date 'April 2nd 1834'. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light creasing and further ownership inscriptions of 'Edmund Wood' to endpapers and blank fly-leaves.
Price
£ 150.00
PHAEDRUS. DANET, Pierre. Phaedri augusti caesaris liberti fabularum aesopiarum libri quinque. Interpretatione & Notis illustravit Petrus Danet academicus. Jussu christianissimi regis, in usum serenissimi delphini. Impensis Benj. Tooke, & Tho. Cockeril. 1688. First Danet edition.
[24], 72pp, [48]. With terminal blank. Contemporary sheep. Worn, spine chipped, boards holding strong. Some light damp staining. Small rust hole to E2, a small wormhole to lower gutter margin occasionally clipping text, neither with loss of sense. Early inscription of Henry Todd to title.
Price
£ 200.00
PHILIPPS, John Henry. Lyrics and philippics. By James Rogers. 1859. First edition.
[2], 67, [1], 10pp. Contemporary red calf, spine and boards richly gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Rubbed to extremities, boards a trifle scuffed, else a handsome copy.
Price
£ 250.00
PHILLIPPART, John. Memoirs &c.&c. Of General Moreau; Illustrated with a Portrait, a Fac Silile of General's Last Letter to Madame Moreau, and a Beautifully Engraved Plan of the Seige of Kehl, and Passage of the Rhine in 1796. A.J.Valpy. 1814. First edition.
viii, 293pp, (3), 2pp. Strongly bound in recent paper boards, retaining a 'Templemore' bookplate to FEP. Engraved portrait frontispiece, a folding facsimile letter and folding engraved map. Contemporary lettering piece affixed to REP.
Price
£ 100.00
PITHOU, Pierre. Mosaycarum Et Romanarum Legum Collatio, Ex Integris Papiniani, Pauli, Ulpiani, Gari, Modestini, Aliorumque Veterum Juris Auctorum Libris Ante Tempora Justiniani Imp. Desumpta... Per Thomam Guarinum. 1574. First Edition.
[8], 126pp. A good margined copy in 20th century dark brown morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Some light rubbing to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, bookplate of the Los Angeles Law Library to FEP, small ink mark to foot of title, overall internally clean and crisp, internally an immaculate copy.
Price
£ 450.00
PLANTAMOUR, E.. De la temperature a Geneve d'apres vingt annees d'observations (1836 a 1855). [s.n.]. 1856. First offprint edition.
[1], 290-330pp. Unopened in original publisher's plain paper wraps. Title in manuscript to upper wrap, light foxing, loss to spine, upper wrap nearly detached. Creasing to leaves, short tear to head of drop-title.
Price
£ 50.00
PLATINA, Bartolomeo. B. Platinae Cremonensis Opus, De Vitis ac Gestis Summorum Pontificum ad sixtum IIII. Pont. Max. deductum. Fideliter a litera ad literum denuo impressum, secundum duo Exemplaria, quorum unum suit vivente adhuc auctore, Anno M.CCCC.LXXIX. alterum anno M.D.XXIX. [s.n.]. 1645.
[44], 794pp. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities soiled and a trifle worn. Ink inscription of 'Thom. Matheson 1827' to recto of FFEP, ink annotation to verso, two ink inscriptions to title being 'C.J. Heise.' and 'Sum ex libris Henrici Woltoni. 1651.' respectively, light toning to leaves, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
PLINIUS SECUNDUS, Gaius. Histoire naturelle des animaux par pline. Traduction nouvelle, avec le texte en raged, par P.-C.-B. Gueroult. De L'Imprimerie de Delance et Lesueur. 1802.
In three volumes. [4], xiv, 487, [3]; [4], 416; [4], 402pp, [2]. Recent red cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Light browning to preliminaries, final gathering of Vol. III detached, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00