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PAGET, George, Lord. The light cavalry brigade in the crimea. Extracts from the letters and journal of the late gen. lord george paget, k.c.b., during the crimean war. John Murray. 1881. First edition.
xii, 345pp, [1]. With an engraved folding map. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Lightly spotted internally.
Price
£ 150.00
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
PALEY, William. The principles of moral and political philosophy. Printed for R. Faulder. 1785. First edition.
[2], vii, xxi, [1], vi, 657pp. Without the half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, later rebacked to style. Rubbed and marked, upper boards detached. Marbled endpapers
Price
£ 300.00
PAPPUS. Pappi alexandrini mathematicae collectiones a federico commandino urbinate In Latinum conversae, & Commentariis illustratae. In hac nostra editione ab innumeris, quibus scatebant mendis, & praecipue in Graeco contextu diligenter vindicatae... Ex Typographia HH. de Ducciis, 1660, [colophon dated 1658]. Third edition.
[10], 490pp, [2]. With a portrait of Archduke Leopold, profusely illustrated within the text. Contemporary vellum, manuscript titling to head of spine, yapp edges. A trifle marked, occasional browning/marking to text, else a fine copy. The Fletcher of Saltoun copy, with his characteristic ink inscription to head of title, later in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, lot 4645 in the eighteenth part of the new series of the Sothebys Bibliotheca Phillippica sales, Monday 29th November 1976, with lot description tipped in at end, and lot ticket loosely inserted.
Price
£ 2,750.00
PARDIES, Ignace Gaston. Short, but yet Plain elements of geometry and plain trigonometry. Shewing How by a Brief and Easie Method, most of what is Necessary and Useful in Euclide, Archimedes, Apollonius and other Excellent Geometricians, both Ancient and Modern, may be Understood. Printed by J. Matthews, for R. Knaplock. 1702. Second edition.
[10], 134pp, [8]. Contemporary blind-ruled speckled calf. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to lower board. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 300.00
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
PARKER, George. Parker's ephemeris For the Year of Our Lord 1734... Printed for the Company of Stationers. 1734. The Five and Fortieth Impression.
[56]pp. Title page in red and black. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Extremities marked and worn, some loss to head of spine, splitting to joints. Armorial bookplate of S. W. L. Stretton to FEP, later inked ownership inscriptions to recto of FFEP, lower margins shaved - with very occasional loss of text and sense.
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
PATMORE, Coventry. Poems. Edward Moxon. 1844. First edition.
iv, 157pp, [3]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Near contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary armorial bookplate of Carlingford to FEP, with recent book-label of J. O. Edwards pasted beneath, ink ownership inscription of 'Carlingford 1875' to recto of front blank fly-leaf, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
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. 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
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
PEKELHARING, C[ornelis] A[drianus]. WINKLER, C[ornelis]. Beri-beri: researches concerning its nature and cause and the means of its arrest. John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.. [1893]. First edition in English.
xiii, [3], 160pp. With half-title and 12 colour plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of John Yudkin to FEP, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00