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[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
[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
[ALLIX, Pierre]. Reflexions Upon the books of the holy scripture To Establish the truth of the Christian Religion. Printed for Richard Chiswell. 1688. First edition in English.
Two volumes bound as one. [20], 260; [16], 323pp, [1]. Contemporary calf. Extremities worn and marked, loss to head and foot of spine. Front pastedown sprung, small marginal worm-trail to upper-corner of Vol. I, contemporary ownership inscription to to verso of FFEP; 'Tho: Sandys bought of Mr. Wilkin' (now illegible price paid noted above), with deleted ownership inscription (dated 1695) beneath, later ink inscriptions to front blank fly-leaf, leaves Q8 of Vol. I and I8 and O8 of Vol. II detached (the latter two pinned in place), very small hole to text of K4 of Vol. II - without loss of sense, tear to gutter margin of P1 - touching text with slight loss of sense, occasional spotting and light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 250.00
[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
[ALMANAC]. Almanach For Aret Efter Fralsarens Christi Fodelse 1806. Tryckt hos Johan Pehr. Lindh. 1806.
[46]pp. Disbound. Occasional spots of soiling, some pencil marking to text.
Price
£ 50.00
[ALMANAC]. Calendrier de la cour pour l'Annee 1825...Imprime pour la famille royale et maison de sa majeste. Chez Le Doux-Herissant. [1825].
218pp. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Very slightly rubbed, light marking. Later armorial bookplate to FEP, recent bookplate of Camille Aboussouan to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[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
[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
[ANON.]. An Epistle to a Lady. Printed and Published by William Horseman. [1808]. First Edition.
ix, [3], 40pp. With half title printed to recto and title to verso of first leaf. With a folding hand-coloured frontispiece caricature plate depicting Canning wielding a javelin over the Duke of York, half-man and half skeleton, in the arms of his mistress. Disbound. Soiling to half-title and final leaf, which also has a little tearing.
Price
£ 225.00
[ANON.]. An Imitation of the Eighth Satire of Juvenal, Addressed to the Rising Nobility and Gentry of the United Kingdoms. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1804. First Edition.
[4], 94, *95-*96, 95-168pp. With half-title. Recent antique-style calf backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Title trimmed at fore-edge. Ink stamp of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia, to title and occasionally to text. Very occasional inked corrections or additions to text.
Price
£ 150.00
[ANON.]. Peter and Aesop, A St. Gile's Eclogue. Printed for Murray and Highley...by Davis, Wilks, and Taylor. 1800. First Edition.
vii, [1], 38pp. With half-title. Disbound.
Price
£ 250.00
[ANON.]. The Christian Pastor: A Poem. In Three Books. Published By J. Burditt. 1809. First Edition.
146pp. Contemporary polished calf, with elaborate gilt-key roll border, neatly rebacked to style, with contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Slight rubbing to extremities, a little browning/chipping to endpapers and fly-leaves.
Price
£ 200.00
[ANON.]. The Curate, An Elegiac Poem, By **** *******. Printed for T. Becket. 1802. First Edition.
iv, 16pp. Disbound, lower edge uncut. Soiling to title and final leaf, paper adhesion to former.
Price
£ 150.00