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POWELL, Thomas. Emma, Or, The Baculiniad, A Comi-Heroic Poem, In Five Cantos. With other poetical studies. [C.Roworth, Printer]. [1805?]. First Edition.
viii, [5]-95, [1], 221-227pp, [1]. With extra-engraved title and a single engraved plate. Contemporary polished calf, gilt. Worn, with loss and marking to spine. Slight paper rubbing to title. Incomplete?!
Price
£ 300.00
POWNALL, [Thomas], Governor. Descriptions and explanations of some remains of Roman antiquities dug up in the city of Bath, in the year MDCCXC. With an engraving from drawings made on the spot. Printed by and for R. Crutwell. 1795. First edition.
[2], viii, 29pp, [1]. With an engraved folding plate depicting several fragments of Roman antiquities. Uncut and unopened, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's marbled paper wraps. Extremities faded and chipped, substantial loss to spine. Marginal browning and dust-soiling throughout, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
PRATT, John H[enry]. Scripture and science not at variance; with remarks on the historical character, plenary inspiration, and surpassing importance, of the earlier chapters of genesis. Thomas Hatchard. 1859. Third edition.
viii, 108pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped limp brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine sunned. Occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
PRATT, [Samuel Jackson]. Gleanings through wales, holland and westphalia, with views of peace and war at home and abroad. To which is added humanity; or the rights of nature. A poem, revised and corrected. Printed for P. Wogan. 1797.
In two volumes. xlix, [1], 426; [2], xii, 450pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, some loss and scoring to boards. Loss to Vol. I FFEP, short tear to Q2, Vol. I - just clipping text, leaf Q7 holed - with loss of text and sense.
Price
£ 150.00
PRENTISS, G[eorge] L[ewis]. The life and letters of elizabeth prentiss, author of "stepping heavenward". Hodder and Stoughton. 1884. Fourth thousand.
[2], xiv, 573pp, [1]. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's decorated brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Hinges starting, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 50.00
PRESTON, Charles. Hints to captains. Printed by John King and Co.. 1864.
iv, [1], 6-24pp. Stitched in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities browned, a trifle marked and dust-soiled. Occasional slight shaving to margins, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
PRESTON, William. The Posthumous Poems of William Preston, Esq. (Late One of the Judges of Appeals). Dedicated, by permission, to the Provost of Trinity College, Dublin.. Printed by Wilkinson and Courtney. 1809. First Edition.
xxii, 276pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Recent antique-style calf backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Frontispiece laid down, with slight loss to gutter margin just touching border, ink-stamp of the Mercantile Library, PA, and small paper adhesion to title. Closed tear to B4. Manuscript additions to list of subscribers.
Price
£ 200.00
PRICE, John. The mystery and method Of His Majesty's happy Restauration, Laid Open to publick view. Printed for James Vade. 1680. First edition.
[18], 162pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Without engraved portrait frontispiece and duplicate title-page [A1]. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, chipping to lettering-piece. Private shelf-label of Porkington Library to FEP, ink ownership inscription of 'Rob:rt Owen 1680' to title and drop-title, REP sprung, very occasional marginal spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
PRICHARD, Rees. The Welshman's Candle. Canwyll Y Cymru: Sef, Gwaith Y Prachedig.... Argraphwyd ac ar werth gan J. Evans, Yn Heol-Y-Prior. 1808.
470pp, [2]. Contemporary calf, blind-roll tooling to joints. Rubbed, cracking to upper joint. Lacks FFEP, tear to gutter margin of title. Browning and occasional marginal loss to text.
Price
£ 75.00
PRINCE, C[harles] Leeson. Observations upon the topography and climate of crowborough hill, sussex. Farncombe & Co.. 1898. Second edition.
[2], 312pp. With an illustrated frontispiece and seven plates. Bound by Barber of Lewes in contemporary half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities a trifle rubbed and soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to FEP of; 'Capt. King / Isfield Place / with the author's kind regards / 2 Oct 1898'.
Price
£ 75.00
PULTENEY, Richard. Historical and Biographical Sketches of the Progress of Botany in England, from Its origin to the Introduction of the Linnaean System. In Two Volumes. Printed for T. Cadell. 1790. First Edition.
Two volumes. xvi, [4], 360; [8], 352pp, [34]. Handsomely bound in contemporary polished calf, two contrasting morocco lettering-pieces to each volume, spines richly gilt. Some chipping to extremities and cracking to joints, else an attractive copy. Peter Du Cane's copy, with his bookplate to FEP of each volume.
Price
£ 275.00
P[ISSOR], L.. Les veritables propheties de Michel Nostradamus, en concordance avec les evenemens de la revolution, pendant les annee 1789, 1790 et suivantes, jusques et compris le retour de S. M. Louis XVIII. Chez Lesne. 1816.
[2], iii, [1], 258; [2], 228pp. With an engraved folding frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary navy sheep backed marbled boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates to both FEPs of Bath Reference Library, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
QUARLES, Francis. Divine fancies, Digested Into Epigrams. Meditations. and Observations. Printed by T. D. for John Williams. 1675. Seventh edition, corrected.
[24], 167pp, [1]. Without frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco, initialed 'R. S.' to both upper and lower board. Rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, without FFEP and RFEP, later book-label to front blank fly-leaf; 'From the library of the Reverend Wm: Major Scott M.A.', loss to lower margin of H3, occasional spotting, light foxing.
Price
£ 350.00
QUARLES, Francis. Emblems divine and moral: together with hieroglyphics of the life of man. Printed and Sold by H. Trapp. 1777.
[2], 289pp, [1]. Without two terminal leaves - translations of Latin mottoes and directions to the binder respectively. With an engraved half-title and a further 96 engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, cracking to spine, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, front blank fly-leaf removed, small hole to engraved half-title, very occasional ink-spotting/marking.
Price
£ 200.00
QUARLES, Francis. Emblems Divine and Moral; Together with hieroglyphicks of the Life of Man. Printed for D. Midwinter et al.. 1736.
[8], 375pp, [1]. With an engraved half-title and 93 engravings in the text. Bound by Charles Goodall of Leeds in early twentieth-century navy half-calf, buckram boards, tooled in gilt and blind. Rubbing to joints and edges, marking to boards, pen trials to recto and verso of engraved half-title, slight loss to lower corners of C2-3, browned throughout, occasional spots of dust-soiling.
Price
£ 250.00