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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.
Price
£ 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, 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.
Price
£ 50.00
YOUNG, Edward. The Last Day. A Poem. In Three Books. Printed and Sold by J. Heydon. 1802.
61pp, [2]. Contemporary tree-calf. Neatly rebacked, original morocco lettering-piece laid down. Somewhat tightly bound at gutter, occasional marking, ink inscription removed from title.
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£ 125.00
YOUNG, John. The duty of relieving the indigent and distressed. A sermon, preached at edinburgh, may 2. 1795. Printed by George Caw, for the author. 1795. First edition.
[2], 32pp. With half title. Recent marbled paper wrappers, new endpapers. Original stab holes visible, with related marginal tear to half-title. Some browning and marking, especially to half-title.
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£ 300.00
YOUNG, William. The spirit of athens, being a political and philosophical investigation of the history of that republic. Printed for J. Robson. 1777. First edition.
x, [1], 296pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed, some surface loss to lower board, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplate to FEP, ownership inscription of 'Tho. Cook' to same, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Ad amicum suum J. Royds D.D. / W. Young', final two characters of 'Young' shaved.
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£ 1,250.00
YOUNGE, Charlotte M.. The Trial: More Links of the Daisy Chain. Macmillan and Co.. 1868. 4th Edition.
xi, 439pp, 61. with advertisment leaves at end. Illustrated frontisepiece and three black and white illustrations. Ink inscription to F.F.E.P. Original publishers cloth spine over boards with gilt titling. Some rubbing to extremities. Clean internally, partially unopened, one gathering slightly protruding at foot and another at head, both remain strongly attached.
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£ 50.00
ZORN, Peter. Petri Zornii Bibliotheca antiquaria et exegetica in universam scripturam s. Vet. et novi testamenti: Omnium adhue locupletissima, nec in lucem hac ratione edita, nec visa unquam. Doctissimi rarissimique ex hispanis, italis, gallis, anglis, belgis, germanis &c. antiquarii, Quatenus Theologorum usui & Sacri Codicis Lectioni inserviunt, optima side recensentur, emendantur & variis Auctoris observationibus adaugentur. Apud Christoph. Gottl. Nicolai., 1724-25. First edition.
Volume I (12 parts), all published. [38], 288, [7], 290-576, [9], 578-864, [7], 866-1152pp, [56]. With an engraved frontispiece, a single engraved plate, and 13 tipped-in engraved folding plates. Titl in red and black. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and dust-soiled. Leaves lightly toned, very occasional near contemporary ink annotations, spotting.
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£ 200.00
[ACTS - K. William III]. Anno Regni Gulielmi III. Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae...[An Act for the better Security of His Majesties Royal Person and Government]. Printed By Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd; Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty. 1696.
[2], 551-566pp, [2]. With terminal blank. Uncut and stitched as issued, housed within buckram-backed marbled folding folio, title label to upper board. Some marginal creasing and marking.
Price
£ 300.00