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[CROFT, Herbert]. The abbey of kilkhampton; or, monumental records for the year 1980... Printed for G. Kearsly. 1780. Sixth edition.
Two parts bound as one. [4], 82, iv, 83-141pp, [1]. Contemporary half-calf, recently rebacked to style. Rubbed, surface loss to boards. Hinges exposed, slight marginal loss to lower corner of leaf I2, very small hole to margin of L1.
Price
£ 75.00
[CROSSFIELD, Edward Mason]. The note book of an oxonian, by a late member of brazen nose college. 1831. First edition.
iv, 308pp. With errata slip bound-in. Original publisher's drab paper boards, later rebacked in tan paper with title in typescript. Board rubbed and marked. Contemporary ownership inscriptions to FFEP and head of title-page, short marginal tears to head of leaves I3 and U5, very occasional contemporary inked annotations and corrections to text, lightly spotted. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP (apparently by the recipient); 'Robt. Read, from the author'; the same owner's inscription to title and occasional inked correction to text.
Price
£ 350.00
[CUNNINGHAM, Timothy]. The history of our Customs, Aids, Subsides, National Debts, and Cares. From William the Conqueror, To the present Year MDCCLXI. Printed for G. Kearsley. 1761. First edition.
In four parts, each with a separate, title, pagination, and register. [4], 85, [1]; [4], 92; [2], 96; [4], 165pp, [1]. Without half-title to part three. With three folding tables and errata slip tipped-in before title of final part. Contemporary speckled calf, top compartment rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Light rubbing to extremities, spine varnished. Armorial bookplate of David Rochfort to FEP, bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to recto of FFEP, short tear to half-title.
Price
£ 250.00
[CUNNINGHAM, Timothy]. GENTLEMAN OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE. A new treatise on the law concerning tithes: containing All the Statutes, Adjudged Cases, Resolutions and Judgments relative thereto...Corrected and enlarged, with the addition of several Cases never before printed. Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers; For W. Griffin. 1766. Second edition.
[4], 298pp, [10]. With half-title and terminal blank. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, a little marked. Several eighteenth-century ink inscriptions of John Todd, one of which partially erased without loss of text.
Price
£ 250.00
[D'AUVERGNE, Edward]. A Relation of the Most Remarkable Transactions of the Last Campaigne, in the Confederate Army. Under the Command of His Majesty of Great Britain...In the Spanish Netherlands, Anno Dom. 1692. Printed for Dorman Newman. 1693. First Edition.
[8], 68pp. With imprimatur leaf, A1. A crisp copy in contemporary, blind ruled speckled sheep, with some cracking to spine, slight wear to extremities. Nineteenth-century bookplate to FEP. Some marking to front endpapers.
Price
£ 350.00
[DAME TEACHWELL]. The little prattler; or, dame teachwell's picture-book. Printed for Harvey and Darton. 1825. Foruth edition?.
16pp, with 16 wood-engravings on eight leaves. Original publisher's stiff printed paper wrappers. Slightly rubbed and a little marked, with some spotting to text and plates. With the ink inscription of 'Sarah Cheney, Beccles, Novr 5 1827' to verso of upper wrapper.
Price
£ 450.00
[DAWSON, Thomas]. The parochial Clergy-Man's Duty: or, an Earnest Exhortation to I. Such as hold constant Communion with the Establish'd Church. II. Such as separate from or renounce Communion with the Establish'd Church. III. The Irreligious and Prophane, or such as neglect the Duties of Religion in General. Digested from the Works of the Late Archbishop pf Canterbury, the present Archbishop of York, Bishop Beveridge, Bishop Stillingfleet, Dr. Sherlock, Dr. Scot, Mr. Wall &c. Printed for Richard Smith. 1711. First edition.
[2], 141pp, [1]. Contemporary panelled calf, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed, some surface loss, slight splitting to joints. Ownership inscriptions of 'Henry Stilgoe' to FEP and head of title, without FFEP, marginal worming throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
[DE BRITAINE, William]. Humane Prudence, or the art By which a Man may Raise Himself and Fortune to Grandeur. Printed by J. Rawlins, for R. Sare. 1693. Sixth edition, corrected and enlarged.
[12], 284pp. Without the two terminal advertisement leaves. Later half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked with earlier contrasting red morocco lettering-piece laid down. Ink inscription to FEP reading 'George Hanaway Jolliffe 6th November, 1906', title-page remounted at gutter (somewhat naively), small hole to same with loss to text of imprint.
Price
£ 150.00
[DEFOE, Daniel]. The wonderful life and surprising adventures of that renowned hero, Robinson Crusoe; who lived Twenty-eight Years on an Uninhabited Island, which he afterwards colonized. William Darton and Son. [c.1830].
35pp, [1]. With a terminal page of advertisements. With a hand-coloured woodcut frontispiece, three woodcut plates, and two woodcut illustrations in the text. Stitched in original publisher's purple printed paper wraps. Light wear to extremities, dust-soiled and a trifle foxed. One plate partially naively coloured, slight surface loss to frontispiece, horizontal tear to title touching imprint, with paper repair to verso, REP separating from lower wrap, sporadic spots of foxing and dust-soiling.
Price
£ 150.00
[DELANY, Patrick]. Observations upon Lord Orrery's Remarks on the life and writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift. Containing Several singular Anecdotes relating to the Character and Conduct of that great Genius, and the most deservedly celebrated Stella. In a Series of Letters to his Lordship. To which are added, Two Original Pieces of the same author (excellent in their kind) never before publish'd. Printed: and Sold by W. Reeve. 1754. First edition.
[16], 310pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed with some slight soiling, chipping to head of spine, upper joint starting. Foxed throughout, worming to bottom corner of leaves throughout text block - at no point touching text, light damp-staining to same.
Price
£ 125.00
[DENHAM, Lewis William]. Perpetua et felicitas: a rejected seatonian. Paternoster & Hales. 1898. First edition.
14pp. Disbound. Slightest of dust-soiling to title-page, horizontal crease to all leaves. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of drop-title; 'With best love from / The Author / (Hon Rev Lewis William / Denham. Aged 77. in / 1898.)
Price
£ 125.00
[DIBDIN, Charles. The Elder].. The Lion and the Water-Wagtail: A Mock Heroic Poem, in three cantos. By Castigator. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones.. 1809. First Edition.
[4], 174pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, rebacked. Boards somewhat rubbed, some light soiling to page edges. Bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP. Ink inscriptions to FEP and title, the latter mostly rubbed away.
Price
£ 175.00
[DILLON, Robert Crawford]. The Lord Mayor's visit to Oxford, in the month of July, 1826. Written at the desire of the party, by the Chaplain to the Mayoralty. Longman, Rees, Orme, Browne, and Green. 1826. First edition.
vi, 157pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece and one engraved plate. Contemporary black half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, T.E.G. Some rubbing to extremities, particularly to spine. Marbled endpapers, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
[DISRAELI, Benjamin]. Endymion. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1880. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], 331, [1]; [4], 337, [1]; [4], 346pp, [2]. With half-titles, terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. III. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in silver. Marked, a trifle rubbed, spines sunned. Decorated endpapers, armorial bookplates of Crewe Hall to all FEPs, slight splitting to upper hinge of Vol. I, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 150.00
[DODSLEY, Robert]. The Oeconomy of human life, translated from an indian manuscript, written by an ancient bramin... Printed by T. Rickaby, for E. Harding. 1798.
22, [2], 120pp. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Profusely illustrated with engraved vignettes throughout. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards. Extremities rubbed and marked, substantial loss to spine, upper board held by cords only. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00