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[ASIA], [TURKISH HISTORY], VÁMBÉRY, Hermann. Die Primitive Cultur Des Turko-Tatarischen Volkes Auf Grund Sprachlicher Forschungen. F. A. Brockhaus. 1879. First Edition.
[7], viii, [3], 276pp. Recased in modern boards with original wraps pasted on, rough-cut leaves. Slight wear to edges, corners bumped, some foxing. Title and half title separating, foxing throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
[ASTON, Joseph]. Metrical records of manchester, in which its history is traced (currente calamo) from the days of the ancient britons of the present time. By the editor of the Manchester Herald. Sold by Longman, Hurst, Orme, & Co...in Manchester, by J. Alston, and all other Booksellers. 1822. First edition.
105pp, [3]. Later buckram, remains of leather lettering-piece to spine. Worn externally, with split to upper joint and loss to the spine. From the recently dispersed Wigan Free Library, with neat ink stamp to verso of title and occasional light blind-stamp. Inked purchase note dated 1898 to head of FFEP.
Price
£ 300.00
[AUCKLAND, William Eden]. Some remarks on the apparent circumstances of the war in the fourth week of October 1795. Printed for J. Walter. 1795. First edition.
68pp. Recent marbled papers boards, red morocco lettering piece to upper board. Very minor wear to extremities. Contemporary ink annotation and inscription of 'Ralph Creyke' to title, small hole to bottom margin of C3, just clipping text but with no loss of sense.
Price
£ 75.00
[AUCKLAND, William Eden]. Some remarks on the apparent circumstances of the war in the fourth week of october 1795. Printed for J. Walter. 1795. Second edition.
68pp. Presentation copy, inscription to head of title-page (partially shaved); 'From the author, Lord Auckland', and signed again beneath. [Bound after:] LAUDERDALE, [James Maitland], Earl of. Letters to the peers of Scotland. London. Printed for G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794. First edition. [2], 318pp, [2]. Without half-title, with terminal errata leaf. [Bound before:] The substance of a speech made by lord auckland, on monday the second day of may, 1796, on the occasion of a motion made by the marquis of lansdown. London. Printed for J. Walker, 1796. First edition. [3], 6-41pp, [1]. Without half-title. 8vo. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, loss to lettering-piece, splitting to joints. Armorial bookplate to FEP of Sir Velters Cornewall Bart., occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. A catalogue of a valuable Collection of Prints, Recently Imported from the Continent, consisting of rare british portraits, and historical subjects...which will be sold by auction, by Mr. c. dubois. [s.n.]. [1823].
11pp, [1]. Disbound. Title-page a trifle toned, small hole to text of p.5-6 - without loss of sense, light spotting/creasing.
Price
£ 100.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. A catalogue of the plate, plated articles, wine, Carriage, Horses, Harness, &c. the effects Of the late Dr. Harington, for sale by auction, by I.&W. Fisher, On Wednesday the 29th Day of March, 1854, at the star hotel, oxford. . H. Hall, Printer, Journal Office. [1854].
8pp. Sewn, as issued. Horizontal crease, slightly marked and dog-earred to extremities. With several pencilled notes/prices added in a contemporary hand.
Price
£ 200.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. In Chancery. In the matter of henry turner, a lunatic. Particulars of stock and effects, consisting of bar iron, scrap iron, cast iron, tools, charcoal, cordwood, coke, fire bricks, boats, &c. &c. at the iron works, at wilden, in the county of worcester, the property of the said henry turner, To be Sold, pursuant to the order of the lord high chancellor... Shaw & Sons, [s.d., c.1840]. First edition.
7pp, [1]. Stitched, as issued. A trifle creased, dust-soiled, and spotted.
Price
£ 125.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. Particulars and conditions of sale of A Desirable Freehold Estate, called ingo estate...Exclusive of the Inexhaustible seam of coals, and Valuable lime quarry...Which will be sold by auction By Mr. Christie...At his Great Room in Pall Mall, on Thursday the 25th of August, 1791, at one o'clock. [s.n.]. [1791]. First edition.
3pp, [1]. Single folded leaf, with docket title to verso. Very lightly browned and dust-soiled, slight creasing.
Price
£ 350.00
[AUSTRALIA]. Taronga zoological park and aquarium: official guide. [s.n.]. [1939].
[2], 84pp. With two coloured engraved plans of the park, illustrated throughout with monochrome photographs. Original publisher's black roan, lettered in gilt. Rubbed. Lightly spotted. Signed by the chairman of the trustees Col. Alfred Spain. Contemporary ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Dr. Halliday-Sutherland, M.D., C.W.B. / 16th Novr. 1939'
Price
£ 150.00
[BAKER, Pacificus]. A lenten monitor to christians, in Pious Thoughts, Moral Reflections, and Devout Aspirations, on the gospels, For every Day in lent, from Ash-Wednesday to Easter-Tuesday inclusive. Printed and Sold by J. Marmaduke. 1755. First edition.
xii, 364pp, [2]. With one of two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, ink annotation to title-page, with slightest of loss to margin, leaves a trifle toned, occasional spotting, clear tape repairs to gutter margins of final gathering
Price
£ 300.00
[BANKING]. Remarks of mr. webster, on the removal of the deposites and on the subject of a national bank... Printed by Gales & Seaton. 1834. First edition.
23pp, [1]. Stitched, as issued. A trifle browned and dust-soiled, chipping to edges of title-page, with recent ink shelf-mark to head, vertical crease to centre of all leaves.
Price
£ 125.00
[BARNARD, Alfred]. The maltings, great grimsby. [Excerpted from Noted Breweries of Great Britain & Ireland]. [s.n., Joseph Causton & Sons], [s.d., c.1890s].
40pp. With reproductions of 12 line drawings and a single photographic illustration. Finely bound in publisher's full calf, gilt, with elaborate titling design from the original work featuring on the upper board, above the lettering 'The Maltings, Great Grimsby'. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 375.00
[BARNARD, R]. The Leisure Hour Improved; Or Moral Miscellanies, In Prose and Verse, Original and Selected. Printed and Sold by William Smith. 1809. First Edition.
192pp. With woodcut frontispiece, title vignette. Finely bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, else a fine copy. Ink inscription of 'Elizabeth Lidgett, 1830' to blank-fly.
Price
£ 100.00
[BARRY, James]. A Description of the series of pictures, painted by james barry, esq. and preserved in the great room of the society, instituted at london... Printed by T. Woodfall. 1821.
15pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Leaves lightly toned.
Price
£ 250.00
[BATACCHI, Domenico Luigi]. Lo zibaldone poemetto burlesco. [s.n.]. 1810.
273pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled paper boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Ink annotation to title-page, occasional trimming to margins, small marginal repair to lower corner of leaf B2, leaves lightly toned.
Price
£ 100.00