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PEARSON, S[usanna]. Poems on Various Subjects. Printed by S. Low....and sold by J. Rivington.... 1800. First Edition.
[iii]-xii, 82pp. Without half-title. Contemporary diced calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers with evidence of bookplate removal. Slightest of rubbing, a little soiling to title. else a fine copy.
Price
£ 1,250.00
PECHEY, J.[ohn]. [A] Collection of Chronical Diseases, Viz. The Colick: The Bilious Colick: Hysterick Diseases: The Gout: And the Bloody Urine from the Stone in the Kidnies. Printed by J.R. and are to be Sold by Henry Bonwicke. 1692. First edition.
[8], 152pp. Recent antique style half calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Loss to head of title, causing loss of indefinite article, made good with a neat paper repair, ink border to match. Some browning, staining and marginal worming, somewhat tightly bound at gutter. Small printing flaw to text of I3v.
Price
£ 325.00
PEEL, W[illiam]. A ride through the nubian desert. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1852. First edition.
viii, 135, [1], 32pp. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece and a terminal publisher's catalogue. Original publisher's blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbing to spine, joints, and edges, a trifle marked. Armorial bookplate of 'Mervyn Lloyd Peel' to FEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 600.00
PENN, William. Fruits of solitude, in reflections and maxims relating to the conduct of human life. Groombridge and Sons. 1855.
vii, [1], 86pp. With half-title, and an engraved frontispiece. In original publisher's red limp cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight rubbing, spine sunned. Light offsetting to title-page, a trifle dust-soiled.
Price
£ 50.00
PENN, William. Fruits of solitude, in reflections and maxims relating to the conduct of human life. Groombridge and Sons. 1855.
vii, [1], 86pp. With half-title, and an engraved frontispiece. In original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight rubbing, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
PERING, Richard. A Reply to Some Strictures in the Quarterly Review, (No. XIX.) On Indian-Built Ships; to which are Annexed, Economical recommendations for Effectually Preserving the British Navy, on the Return of Peace, Whereby Millions of Money May be Saved..... Printed and Published By Congdon and Hearle. 1814. First Edition.
[4], 62pp. Recent paper boards. Presentation copy, with a slightly shaved inscription 'J.D. Thomson from the author', presumably John Deas Thomson (1763-1838), Accountant-General to the Royal Navy. Title slightly soiled.
Price
£ 200.00
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
PETIT-RADEL, Louis-Charles-Francois. Recherches sur les bibliotheques anciennes et modernes, jusqu'a la fondation de la bibliotheque Mazarine... Chez Rey et Gravier. 1819. First edition.
[4], vii, 439pp, [9] With half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and two engraved folding plates. Uncut in original publisher's plain green paper wraps, printed paper lettering-piece. Slight rubbing to spine and joints, some surface loss. Lightly foxed.
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. Phaedri Fabulae: or, Phaedrus's Fables with the following improvements; in a method intirely new...For the Use of Schools. By John Sterling... Printed for the Author: And Sold by Thomas Astley. 1734. Second edition.
[16], viii, 100pp, 59pp, [1]. With a half-title. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very minor wear to extremities. Ink inscription to half-title of 'M. A. Snellgrove 1926', and appearing again on verso of title alongside 'Charles Collignon 1937', small worm hole to head of half-title and title, shaving bottom margins of leaves H and H2 - effecting text with some loss of sense
Price
£ 100.00
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
PHILIPOT, Thomas. A Phylosophical essay, Treating Of The most Probably Cause of that Grand Mystery of Nature, the Flux & Reflux: or, Flowing and Ebbing of the Sea. Printed by T.M. for T. Passinger. 1673. First edition.
[4], 14pp. Without initial blank. Some staining. [Contained within:] [A sammelband of 11 other seventeenth-century works, three of which defective - please ask for full details.] Quarto. Contemporary calf, blind-ruled to spine, with later contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with short cracks and some exposure of binding cords to joints. Index in a contemporary hand to FEP, with several other pen trials in the same hand to blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 1,250.00
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