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WILLIAMS, S.W.. A catechism of medical jurisprudence; being principally a compendium of the opinions of the best writers upon the subject. With introductory remarks upon the importance of forensic medicine. Designed for physicians, attornies, coroners, and jurymen. Published by John R. Priestley. 1836. First British edition.
xiv, 94pp. Contemporary half calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled boards. Slightly rubbed and marked, a little browning to text.
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£ 300.00
WILLICH, Charles M.. Popular tables arranged in a new form, giving information at sight for ascertaining, according to the carlisle table of mortality, the value of lifehold, leasehold, and church property, renewal fines, &c. the public funds, Annual Average Price and Interest on Consuls from 1731 to 1851... Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1853. Third edition.
xviii, [2], 165pp, [3]. [Bound with;] WILLICH, Charles M. Supplement to willich's popular tables. The new succession and legacy duty tables... London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854. [16]pp. With original publisher's green paper wrappers bound-in. 8vo. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'To The Very Revd. The Dean of Ely / from the author', with later ink gift inscription beneath.
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£ 100.00
WILSON, Henry. Navigation New Modelled: or, a treatise of Geometrical, Trigonometrical, Arithmetical, Instrumental, and Practical Navigation; teaching how to keep a Reckoning, both in Latitude and Longitude, without Tables or Instruments, by a New Method never yet published... Printed for W. and J. Mount et al.. 1755. Seventh edition.
xvi, 527pp, [1]. With 10 engraved folding plates of mathematical diagrams, woodcut head-pieces and initials. Contemporary speckled sheep. Worn, joints split, some surface loss. Slight marking to endpapers, two plates detached.
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£ 300.00
WISHART, William. Dissertatio Medica inauguralis, de scorbuto: quam Annuente summo Numine, Ex auctoritate reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Wishart, S.T.D....pro gradu doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina honoribus ac privilgeiis rite & legitime consequendis, Eruditrum examini subjicit Michael Law. Apud T. & W. Ruddimannos. 1748. First edition.
[4], 7pp, [1]. [Bound with;] Dissertation Medica inauguralis, de Rachitide: quam Annuente summo Numine, Ex auctoritate reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Wishart S.T.D....pro gradu doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina honoribus ac privilgeiis rite & legitime consequendis, Eruditrum examini subjicit Isaacus Unthank Hibernus, A. & R. Ad diem 30 Junii, hora locoque solitis. Edinburgi, Apud T. & W. Ruddimannos, 1748. [4], 11pp, [1]. Quarto. Recent brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle worn. Ink numerals to top corner of all leaves, foxed throughout. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
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£ 250.00
WOLLASTON, William Hyde. On a Differential Barometer. [s.n.]. [1829].
Two copies of the work bound together. 133-136; 133-136pp. Contemporary plain tan paper wraps. Title in manuscript to upper wrap, light soiling and wear, ink-stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap and head of drop-title.
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£ 50.00
WOOLLCOMBE, R. W.. Some reasons for the supposition that the red corpuscles of the blood have cycloidal rotation. Clarke & Son. [1876]. First edition.
7pp. Disbound. Light spots of dust-soiling, creasing to leaves, ink annotations to title and occasionally to margins.
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£ 75.00
WOOLMAN, John. The works of john woolman. Printed for and Sold by T. Letchworth. 1775. Second London edition.
xvi, 319pp, [1]. Each part has a separate title. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked. Boards rubbed, some loss to head of spine. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Hannah Hilbert Her Book 1790', ink inscription to verso of RFEP 'James Chambers', very minor damp-staining to top-edge throughout, small holes to bottom margins of first three gatherings, lightly dust-soiled, considerable ink stain to text of p.286-287, text does however remain legible. From the library of Hugh Selbourne with small private ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51.
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£ 150.00
WOTTON, Sr. Hen. Reliquiae Wottonianae. Or, a collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of Sundry Personages: And other Incomparable Pieces of Language and Art. Printed by Thomas Maxey. 1651. First edition.
[60], 540pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece and three further engraved portraits. Finely bound in nineteenth-century blue morocco, spine richly gilt in compartments, by R. Wallis. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest of shelf-wear. Occasional early manuscript notes washed away during nineteenth-century binding work. Book label of Wm. Major Scott, MA and bookplate of Bibliotheca Piscatoria Lynniana to FEP, further book label of Nicholas Wall to REP.
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£ 750.00
WOTTON, William. A vindication of the Subscribing Ministers, In Answer to a late paper, Entitled, An Authentick Account, &c... Printed for John Clark...And R. Cruttenden. 1719. First edition.
52pp. [Bound with:] WOTTON, William. A discourse Concerning the Confusion of Languages at babel... London. Printed for J. Roberts, 1732. Second edition. [2], 70pp. [AND:] [BUTLER, Joseph]. Several letters to the Reverend Dr. Clarke, from a Gentleman in Glocestershire, Relating to the first volume Of the sermons Preached at Mr Boyle's Lecture; with the Dr's answers thereunto. London. Printed for James Knapton, 1716. First edition. 42pp, [2]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. 8vo. Contemporary blind-stamped calf boards, later rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slight rubbing and surface loss. Recent bookplate of 'Kenneth Monkman' to FEP, early armorial bookplate of 'Charles Barlow Esqr. / of Emanuel College / Cambridge' to verso of title-page of first work, lightly browned.
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£ 250.00
WRANGHAM, Francis. The Raising of Jairus' Daughter; A Poem....To which is annexed a short memoir, interspersed with a few Poetical Productions of the late Caroline Symmons. Printed for J. Mawman.... 1804. First Edition.
viii, 45pp, [3]. With engraved portrait and terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's light blue paper wraps. Slightly rubbed to spine, stab holes to joint, some sporadic browning to text. Newspaper clipping advertising the publication of this volume tipped to blank fly.
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£ 300.00
WRAXALL, N[athaniel] William. Historical memoirs of his own time. Part the first, from 1772 to 1780. Part the second, from 1781 to 1784. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1815. First edition.
In two volumes. iv, 549, [1]; [4], 583pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, half-title to Vol. II. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Without spine to Vol. I, boards held in place by cords only, some loss to spine of Vol. II, a trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Armorial bookplates of John Rawlinson to FEPs, offsetting to Vol. I title with newspaper clipping pasted to verso, marginal loss to bottom corner of O2 of Vol. I, newspaper clipping tipped-in to O8, lightly foxed.
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£ 150.00
WRAXALL, N[athaniel] W[illiam]. Historical memoirs of his own time. Richard Bentley. 1836. New edition, revised.
In four volumes. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and two further engraved plates. [Bound uniformly with:] WRAXALL, N. W. Posthumous memoirs of his own time. London. Richard Bentley, 1836. Second edition. In three volumes. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and three further engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Bayntun in recent brown half-morocco, plain blue cloth boards, spines richly gilt. Very slightest of wear to extremities, spines a trifle faded. Very light occasional foxing, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 400.00
WRIGHT, A[ndrew] B[iggs]. An essay towards a history of Hexham: in three parts: illustrating its Ancient and its Present State, civil and ecclesiastical economy, antiquities and statistics, With Descriptive Sketches of the scenery and natural history of the neighbourhood. Printed and published by W. Davidson. 1823. First edition.
xi, [1], 246pp. With an engraved folding plate bound as frontispiece and one further engraved plate. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed with some surface loss, damp-staining to spine, spots of soiling, upper joint cracked with lower starting. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light foxing.
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£ 100.00
WRIGHT, Rev. H. P.. Recollections of a crimean chaplain; and the story of prince daniel and montenegro. Ward and Lock. 1857. Second thousand.
[4], 141pp. Original publisher's printed paper boards, naively rebacked in recent black cloth. Boards soiled with some surface loss, ink inscription to top of upper board, blind-stamp of W. H. Smith & Son to lower board. Occasional foxing. From the library of the Raglan family at Cefntilla Court, with recent armorial bookplate to FEP.
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£ 200.00
WURTZ, Ad[olphe]. Lezioni elementari di chimica inorganica. Agostino Pellerano. 1872. Second Italian edition.
[2], 370pp. Contemporary green morocco backed blue cloth boards, gilt. Rubbed with some surface loss. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 50.00