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[BOHUN, Edmund]. The history of the desertion, or An account of all the publick affairs in England, from the beginning of September 1688. to the twelfth of February following. With an answer to a piece call’d The desertion discussed: in a letter to a country gentleman. By a person of quality.. Printed for Ric. Chiswell. 1689. First edition.
[8], 168pp. With half-title. Bound by W. H. Woods of Manchester in nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, with loss to head and foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, very slight loss to top corner of first four leaves, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 175.00
[BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, Viscount]. Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism: On the Idea of a Patriot King: and on the state of parties, at the Accession of King George the First. Printed for A. Millar. 1750.
vii, [1], 9-199, 300-338pp, [2]. Complete despite erratic pagination. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G.. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
[BOLTON, Robert]. Letters to a Young Nobleman. Printed for G. and A. Ewing, and J. Exshaw. 1763. First Irish edition.
[4], 230pp, [6] ads. Contemporary calf, morocco lettering-piece. Joints cracked, upper board held by cords. Lower corners of first four leaves with some fraying, occasional spots of foxing.
Price
£ 125.00
[BOONE, James Shergold]. The Oxford spy; in verse. Dialogue the first [-fifth]. For Munday and Slatter. 1818.
24, [1], 6-28, 32, 32, 55, [2], 60-74pp. Without half-title and title-page for the second dialogue, and divisional title for 'Notes to Canto V'. The first, second, and third dialogues are all third editions, the fourth a second edition, and the fifth and final dialogue a first edition. Contemporary green cloth-backed paper boards, recent printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Slight rubbing, some damp staining to boards, corners bumped. Armorial bookplate of William Hutchinson to FEP, with his ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
[BOWDLER, Henrietta Maria]. Sermons, on the doctrines and duties of christianity: addressed to a country congregation. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies. 1802. Third edition.
xv, [1], 246pp. With half-title. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, creasing to upper joint, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Cotsford Burdon (trimmed to image) to FEP.
Price
£ 450.00
[BRESSLER UND ASCHENBERG, Ferdinand Ludwig von]. Les souverains du monde. Ouvrage qui fait connoitre la Genealogie de leurs Maisons, l'Etendue & le Gouvernement de leurs Etats, leur Religion, leurs Revenus, Forces, Titres, Pretentions, Armoiries, avec l'origine historique des pieces qui les composent, & le Lieu de leur Residence. Avec un catalogue des auteurs qui en ont le mieux ecrit... Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1721-22. Second edition.
In four volumes. [28], 452, [1]; [4], 652; [4], 456; [4], 352, [4]. Illustrated with 180 engraved heraldic emblems, 135 integral and 45 plates (two of which mounted, one of which folding). Titles in red and black. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red and black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Wear to spines, rubbing to boards, loss and chipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Edward Finch, Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham to verso of each title, gilt-stamped armorial device to calf swatch mounted to FEP of Vol. I, near contemporary ink ownership inscriptions to toned title-pages, light damp-staining to preliminary gatherings of Vols. III and IV, very occasional marginal chipping.
Price
£ 250.00
[BRITISH ARMY]. Colburn's united service magazine and naval and military journal. No. CCCXXXI. June, 1856. Hurst and Blackett. 1856.
[10], 159-316pp. Uncut in original publisher's pink printed paper wrappers. A trifle worn and browned, loss to head and foot of split spine. Occasional slight marginal loss and tearing, from Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy though not identified as such.
Price
£ 150.00
[BRITISH ARMY]. Field exercise and evolutions of the army, as revised in 1833. Printed and Sold by William Clowes. 1833.
xvi, 336pp. With 37 plates of infantry manoeuvres. Recent dark green half-morocco, brown cloth boards, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed, occasional offsetting.
Price
£ 125.00
[BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE]. Address by Sir Henry E. Roscoe. Printed by Spottiswoode and Co.. 1887. First edition.
27pp. [Bound with:] Address to the mathematical and physical section of the British Association, by Sir Robert S. Ball..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 11pp. [And:] Address to the chemical section of the British Association. By Edward Schuch..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 12pp. [And:] Address to the geological section of the British Association, by Henry Woodward...,Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 12pp. [And:] Address to the biological section of the British Association, by Alfred Newton..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 8pp. [And:] Address to the geographical section of the British Association. By Colonel Sir Charles Warren..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 14pp. [And:] Address to the economic science and statistics section of the British Association, by Robert Giffen..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 21pp. [And:] Address to the mechanical science section of the British Association. By Professor Osborne Reynolds..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 7pp. [And:] Address to the anthropological section of the British Association, by Professor A. H. Sayce..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 11pp. Recent brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[BRITISH MAGAZINE]. The british magazine. A monthly journal of literature, science, and art. Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis. 1830. First edition.
In two volumes, all published. [2], 480, [2]; [2], 476pp, [2]. Bound by S. Franceys of Liverpool in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight shipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Peter Bancroft to FEPs, later armorial bookplates and ink ownership inscriptions to FFEPs, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
[BROMLEY, William]. Remarks in the Grand Tour of France and Italy. Perform'd by a Person of Quality, In the Year, 1691...to which is added A Table of the Principal Matters. Printed for John Nutt. 1705. Second edition.
[12], 250pp, [6]. Contemporary panelled speckled calf, paper label with title in manuscript to spine. Slight rubbing and soiling to extremities.
Price
£ 500.00
[BROOKE, Frances]. The history of emily montague. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1769. First edition.
In four volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 240; [2], 240; [2], 223, [1]; [1], 213pp, [3]. Without half-titles to Vols. I, II, and IV, without title-page to Vol. III. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed, particularly to joints. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp but for very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 450.00
[BRYAN]. The Temple of Fame. A poem. Inscrib'd to Mr. Congreve. Printed and Sold by H. Hills. 1709.
15pp, [1]. With a terminal page of publisher's advertisements. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities. Text-block working loose of binding, light damp-staining to bottom corner and gutter margin of all leaves.
Price
£ 50.00
[BUCKLER, Benjamin]. A complete vindication of the mallard of All-Souls College, against the injurous suggestions of the Rev. Mr. Pointer, Rector of Slapton in the county of Northampton and diocese of Peterborough. Printed for J. and J. Rivington. 1751. Second edition.
vii, [1], 9-62pp, [2]. Recent calf-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very minor wear to extremities. Lightly foxed, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[BUDDEN, Maria Elizabeth]. Claudine, of humility, the basis of all the virtues. A Swiss Tale. J. Harris & Son. 1822. First edition.
[4], 200pp. With an engraved frontispiece and five plates. Original publisher's red roan-backed green printed paper boards. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, corners bumped. Contemporary ink ownership inscription to FFEP, slight marginal loss to H6, foxed.
Price
£ 75.00