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[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 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
[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
[BUNBURY, Henry William]. Tales of the Devil, from the Original Gibberish of Professor Lumpwitz, S.U.S. and C.A.C. in the University of Snoringberg. Printed and Sold by G. Ingram...Sold also by T. Egerton. 1801. First Edition.
57pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece and four further plates by Bunbury. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, gilt. Top fore-corner of title torn away, laid down. Some substantial damp-marking at gutter margin, affecting text and plates.
Price
£ 250.00
[BURNS, Robert]. An interesting history of robert burns; the ayrshire bard. Printed for the Booksellers. c.1850. First edition.
24pp. With a woodcut portrait of the poet to title-page. Number 60 in a larger chapbook series. Uncut and unopened, as issued. Slight chipping to leaf margins, lightly dust-soiled.
Price
£ 75.00
[BURTON, John]. The Parish Priest: A Poem. Printed By C. Whittingham....Sold By A. And J. Black.... 1800. First Edition.
[8], 38pp, [2]. With frontispiece and extra-engraved title, with a view of Edmondton Church. Recent paper boards, with paper lettering-piece to spine.
Price
£ 125.00
[CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY]. Hymenaeus Cantabrigiensis. Ex Officina Johannis Hayes, celeberrimae Academia Typographi. 1683. First edition.
[136]pp. Without A1, as issued. Recent blue half-morocco, buckram boards, titled in gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Spine a trifle browned, else a fine copy. With an early manuscript verse in 12 lines, entitled 'Variatio martialis' to blank fly leaf at end.
Price
£ 500.00
[CAMPBELL, John]. The Polite Correspondence: or, Rational amusement; being A Series of letters, Philosophical, Poetical, Historical, Critical, Amorous, Moral, and Satyrical... Printed and Sold by John Atkinson et al.. [1750?]. Second edition.
xi, [1], 432pp, [8]. Contemporary calf, gilt. Heavily rubbed, without lettering-piece. Bookplate of 'Mrs. Col. Forbes Leith, Whitehaugh', and armorial bookplate with identifying information deleted to FEP, short marginal tear to Bb4, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
[CAMUS, Jean-Pierre]. A True Tragical History of two Illustrious Italian Families; Couched under the Names of Alcimus and Vannoza. Written in French by the learned J. P. Bishop of Belley. Done into English, by a Person of Quality. Licensed, Roger L'Estrange. Printed for William Jacob. 1677. First English edition.
[16], 207, [1], 205-220, 61, 60-61pp, [1]. Complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved frontispiece. Later blind-tooled calf, neatly rebacked to style, with earlier morocco lettering-pieces laid-on, marbled edges. Boards a trifle rubbed. Recent endpapers, very slight marginal loss to lightly browned title, slight shaving to head of frontispiece and at times to running-title. From the recently dispersed Selbourne library, with ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
[CAMUS, Jean-Pierre]. Elise, or Innocencie Guilty. A new romance, translated into English by Jo: Jennings, Gent. Printed by T. Newcomb for Humphrey Moseley. 1655. First English edition.
[6], 150pp. Without terminal advertisement leaf. Title in red and black. Recent blind-stamped calf. Very slight rubbing to joints, minor water damage to top corner of upper board. Several leaves closely trimmed to top margin, repairs to head of D1, L4 and M1 and gutter of Q2, with some loss of sense to first line of D1, small hole to text of Q without loss of sense, marginal worm-trail to final three gatherings, very light damp-staining throughout.
Price
£ 650.00
[CARMICHAEL, Andrew Blair]. The Metropolis [-The Second Part of the Metropolis]. John Barlow, 1805-1806. First Edition.
Two volumes in one. 61pp, [1], 87pp, [1]. Recent paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Slightly marked. Neat ink inscription to recto and single library stamp of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia, to verso of title.
Price
£ 300.00