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PICK, W[illiam]. The sportsman & breeder's vade mecum; containing an account of the plates, matches, and sweepstakes, run for in the year 1800...Vol. XV.. Printed by and for A. Bartholoman...Sold by C. Chapple. [1801].
8, 5-200pp. With an engraved plate advertising veterinary treatments. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards, later naively rebacked in green cloth, later naive manuscript lettering and decoration to upper board. Rubbed and soiled, some surface loss. Ink and pencil ownership inscriptions to FFEP, else an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 100.00
PINNOCK, [William]. Pinnock's epitome of classical geography; with Historical Notices of the most important ancient nations, &c.. Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker. 1827. New edition.
viii, 172pp, 12pp. publisher's catalogue. With half-title, an engraved folding map bound as frontispiece, and eight further engraved of folding maps. Handsomely bound in original green roan, lettered in gilt to upper board, gilt. Rubbed, joints starting, soiling to boards, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, near contemporary ink inscription to FEP, offsetting from all plates, occasional pencil annotations to text.
Price
£ 125.00
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
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
POLLOCK, John. War and revolution in Russia. Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1918. First edition.
xviii, 280pp, [4]. With half-title, photographic frontispiece, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's tan cloth, lettered in black. Very slight rubbing and bumping to extremities. Occasional pencil annotations to text, else an internally clean and crisp copy. Signed by the author 'John Pollock' to recto of FFEP, ink manuscript correction to a single word of preliminaries likely in the author's hand.
Price
£ 150.00
POOLE, Matthew. The Nullity of the Romish Faith, or a blow At the Root of the Romish Church, being An Examination of that Fundamentall Doctrine of the church of rome concerning the Churches Infallibility, and of all those several Methods which their most famous and approved Writers have used for the defence thereof... Printed by H[enry] H[all] for Ric: Davis, and are to be sold by Geo. West, and A. Curteyn. 1667. Third edition.
[10], 244, 100pp, [6]. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, presentation bookplate to FEP; 'This Volume forms part of the Tottenham Library, which was purchased by general subscription, as a testimonial to the memory of the late Revd. Edward Tottenham, B.D., to be held in perpetual trust for the public benefit of the City of Bath. December, 1853', recent book-label and ink shelf-marks of the 'Bath Reference Library' to FFEP, ink ownership inscription to title; 'Edwd. Tottenham / 1832 / Cambridge', short strip of clear tape to head of title, very occasional slight marginal chipping, leaves toned.
Price
£ 200.00
POPE, [Alexander]. Temple of fame: a vision. Printed for Bernard Lintott. 1715. First edition.
52pp, [4]. With half-title and two terminal leaves proposing the publication of the Urry edition of Chaucer. Recent calf-backed, brown buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, slightest of damp-staining to half-title, very occasional light spotting, overall a very good copy.
Price
£ 350.00
POPE, [Alexander]. The rape of the lock. An heroi-comical poem.In Five Canto's. Printed for Bernard Lintott. 1714. Second edition.
[8], 48pp. With an engraved frontispiece and five engraved plates. Title in red and black. Recent brown half-morocco, tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Slightest of wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 450.00
POPE-HENNESSY, James. West indian summer: a retrospect. B. T. Batsford Ltd.. 1943. First edition.
vii, [1], 117pp, [1]. With half-title, a colour frontispiece and 16 plates of monochrome illustrations. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, with pictorial dustwrapper designed by Cecil Beaton. Foot of spine sunned, chipping to wrapper edges, slight rubbing to joints, loss to foot of spine panel. Slight spotting to FEP and half-title. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of half-title; 'Evelyn Wall - / (?), September 23, 1943. / James Pope-Hennessy'.
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£ 50.00
PORNY, M[ark] A[nthony]. The elements of heraldry... Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson et al.. 1795. Fifth edition.
xxiv, 278pp, [80]. With 24 copper-plates and numerous illustrations in the text. Uncut in original publisher's tan paper boards. Without spine, heavily rubbed and worn.
Price
£ 75.00
PORQUET, Monsieur Louis Fenwick de. Le tresor de l'ecolier francais; or, the art of translating english into french, by means of an english and french index at the end of the book, Of all the Words contained in the Tresor; being a compendium of the most useful words used in conversation; In Order to acquire both a theoretical & practical or colloquial Knowledge of that Language. On a new system, unknown to modern teachers. A work intended only for those who have learned the first rudiments of that language. Printed for the author, by Meggy & Chalk. Sold by Baldwin, Craddock, & Joy. 1825. First edition.
[10], 150pp. Stab-stitched within contemporary (original?) roan-backed paper boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed, contents a trifle shaken. Contemporary ink and pencilled inscriptions/notes to endpapers and blank fly-leaves, occasional pencilled markings to text, else a remarkably crisp copy.
Price
£ 150.00
PORTER, R.. The pleasures of home, with other poems. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy et al.. 1821. Second edition.
[4], ii, [2], 128pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone plain paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Spine a trifle rubbed, light marking to boards, loss to lettering-piece. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'Mr. Edwd. Brooks - / with R. Porter's, christian regard, / Oct. 2 - 1821 -'.
Price
£ 200.00
PORTEUS, Right Rev. Beilby. A Brief Confutation of the Errors of the Church of Rome. Extracted from Archbisop Secker's Five Sermons Against Popery; And Published for the Use of the Diocese of Chester.. Printed By John Rivington for J.F. And C. Rivington.... 1781. First Edition.
[8], 81pp. Original publisher's stitched blue paper wraps, some wear and creasing to edges. Contemporary ink inscription to head of upper wrapper. Lightly soiled.
Price
£ 100.00
POTTER, John Philips. The moralist; or, essays on the means of Moral Education. Addressed to parents. Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington...and J. Parker. 1821. First edition.
[3], vi-viii, 166pp, [2]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing and marking to extremities. Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. From the Williams' Library, Cheltenham, with their ink-stamp to FEP.
Price
£ 100.00