All Books

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.
Price
£ 125.00
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.
Price
£ 50.00
[A KEMPIS, Thomas]. De christo imitando, Contemnendisque Mundi Vanitatibus libellus Authore Thoma Kempiso, Libri Tres, Interprete Sebastiano Castellione... Ex Officina Joan Hayes...Impensis Guil. Graves. 1688.
[12], 276, [2], 22, 25-35pp, [1]. Text complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Near contemporary ownership inscriptions and pen-trials of 'Henry Waugh' to front endpapers and verso of frontispiece, FFEP working loose, small hole clipping text of C6 with very slight loss of sense, occasional spotting, loss to rear blank fly-leaf and RFEP.
Price
£ 150.00
[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
[AGRICULTURE]. Pursuits of agriculture; a satirical poem, in three cantos. With notes. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale. 1808. First edition.
Three volumes in one, with continuous pagination. 249, [2], 8pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in recent tan cloth-backed plain paper boards. Very minor wear to extremities. Occasional light marginal dust-soiling.
Price
£ 150.00
[ALI BABA]. The forty thieves; or, ali baba and his female slave. Embellished with a neat coloured frontispiece. Dean & Munday, Threadneedle-Street, [s.d., 1808-33].
[3]-34pp. With large folding hand-coloured frontispiece depicting Ali Baba in the robber's cave and 'Margiana stabbing the captain of the rubbers, while dancing'. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers, with a woodcut device to upper wrapper and a list of 'popular tales....six-pence each' to lower wrapper. Lightly rubbed, with some loss to spine, neatly oversewn. Marjorie Moon's copy, with her bookplate tipped in at end, and pencilled date of 'c.1822' to FEP. Contemporary ink inscriptions to verso of upper wrapper and recto of frontispiece.
Price
£ 650.00
[ALLESTREE, Richard]. The Gentleman's Calling. Printed by R. Norton for Timothy Garthwait. 1662.
[26], 176pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece, and additional engraved title-page, and two engraved plates. Contemporary calf, later naively rebacked. Heavily worn and soiled, some loss to spine, lower corner of lower board naively repaired. Without pastedowns, hinges exposed, without FFEP, frontispiece and additional title separtating, ink ownership inscription to verso of additional title; 'John Jodrell his Book - 1685/6, deleted ink ownership inscription to head of title page, several leaves partially stuck together, occasional spotting to text.
Price
£ 150.00
[ALMANACKS]. [Eight Almanacks issued for the year 1797].
The Gentleman's Diary, Or the Mathematical Repository; An Almanack... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1797. 48pp. The Ladies' Diary: or Woman's Almanack.. London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1797]. 46pp, [i.e. 48pp]. MOORE, Francis. Vox Stellarum: Or, A Loyal Almanack for the Year of Human Redemption 1797... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1797. 48pp. PARTRIDGE, John. Merlinus Liberatus. Being An Almanack for the Year of our Redemption... [1797]. London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1787. 48pp. Old Poor Robin. An Almanack. London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1797]. 48pp. SEASON, Henry. Speculum Anni: or, Season on the Seasons... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1797]. 48pp. WING, Tycho. [Greek Title] or, an Almanack... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1797]. 48pp. WHITE, Robert. [Greek Title], The Coelestial Atlas; or, A New Ephemeris... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1797]. 48pp. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt. A.E.G.. Printed vellum page-markers indicating the beginning of each almanac. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, else fine.
Price
£ 500.00
[ALMANACKS]. [Ten Almanacks Issued for the year 1781].
The Gentleman's Diary, Or the Mathematical Repository; An Almanack... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1781. 48pp. The Ladies' Diary: or Woman's Almanack... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1781]. 48pp. MOORE, Francis. Vox Stellarum: Or, A Loyal Almanack for the Year of Human Redemption 1781... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1781. 48pp. PARTRIDGE, John. Merlinus Liberatus. Being An Almanack for the Year of our Redemption, 1781... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1781]. 48pp. Parker's Ephemeris, For the Year of Our Lord 1781... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1781]. [48pp]. Old Poor Robin. An Almanack... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1781. 48pp. SAUNDERS, Richard. The English Apollo: Or, Useful Companion... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1781]. 48pp. SEASON, Henry. Speculum Anni: or, Season on the Seasons... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1781]. 48pp. WING, Tycho. [Greek Title] or, an Almanack.... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1781]. 48pp. ESTC lists only the British Library copy. WHITE, Robert. [Greek Title], The Coelestial Atlas; or, A New Ephemeris... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1781]. 47pp, [1]. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G.. Printed vellum page-markers indicating the beginning of each almanac. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spine, cracking to upper joint, else fine. Modern ink inscription of G.A.R. Onslow to head of blank fly-leaf. Very occasional shaving.
Price
£ 500.00
[ALMANACK]. The British Almanack, and universal Scots register, for 1807, being the third after bissextile, or leap year. Containing An Improved Kalendar, and many new lists. Printed by Alex. Chapman & Co.. 1807. First edition.
321pp. Contemporary red morocco, gilt ruling, devices and lettering, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Extremities a trifle rubbed with slight surface soiling. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[ALMANACK]. The general Almanack of Scotland, and British register, for 1811, being the third after leap year. Containing a correct kalendar, accurate lists of the fairs, fiars, roads, &c. of Scotland; and an abstract of the assessed taxes, stamp duties, &c....and the British army and navy. Printed by and for David Ramsay and Son et al.. 1811. First edition.
324pp. Contemporary red morocco, gilt, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Extremities a trifle rubbed with slight surface soiling. Internally clean and crisp but for the occasional spot of light foxing.
Price
£ 75.00
[AMATORY POETRY]. Amatory poetry; or, the effusions of love: consisting of a new and elegant collection of the most choice and esteemed pieces of sentiment and humour. Printed for E. Barrett. 1824.
xii, 244pp. With engraved frontispiece ('The bower of bliss'). Uncut in original pink printed paper-covered boards. Worn, with extremities, paper covering to spine largely lost/marked.
Price
£ 300.00
[AMHURST, Nicholas]. Observations on the conduct of Great-Britain, with Regard to the Negociations and other Transactions Abroad. Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts. 1729. First edition.
61pp. p.[24-25] and [24-27] set out as four tables cataloguing 'Ships taken from his Majesty's Subjects by the Spaniards in the West-Indies, since the Hanov. Treaty, Sep. 3. 1725'. Disbound, with title detached, else a clean copy.
Price
£ 125.00
[ANGELUS A SANCTO FRANCISCO]. A Liturgical Discourse of the Holy Sacrifice Of The mass...The First Part. [s.n.]. 1670. First edition.
[38], 184pp, [8]. [Bound with:] [ANGELUS A SANCTO FRANCISCO]. A Liturgical Discourse of the Holy Sacrifice Of The mass...The Second Part. [London]. [s.n.], 1669. First edition. [2], 318pp, [24]. Without terminal errata leaf. 8vo. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked to style, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Boards rubbed. Recent endpapers, occasional spotting, light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 350.00
[ANON.]. A Satirical Epistle in Verse, addressed to the Poet Laureate on his Carmen Seculare, constaining strictures on modern times and characters. Printed by D.N. Shury...and sold by J. Ginger. 1801. First Edition.
xvi, 46pp. Disbound, largely untrimmed, with original stab holes to gutter margins. Light soiling to title and final leaf, ink-stamps of the Mercantile Library, PA to title and occasionally to text.
Price
£ 250.00