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[CORONATION]. The ceremoniale at the installation of the Knights of the Garter, in the Chapel of the Garter, in the Chapel of St. George, within the castle of windsor. Printed for R. Westcote, Bookseller, at Windsor. 1757. First edition.
[2], 20pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. [Bound with:] A complete account Of the Cermonies observed in the coronations Of the kings and queens of england. Containing, I. The Form of the Royal Letters of Summons, sent to the Peers and Peeresses, to attend the Solemnity of the Coronation... London. Printed for J. Roberts..., 1727. Fourth edition. 80pp. With two engraved folding plates, one especially large of the ceremonial procession, consisting of two attached pieces, and numerous woodcut vignettes of ceremonial jewels and regalia. Somewhat unusually bound in early nineteenth-century tan calf, with old printers' waste used as central panels. Rubbed and marked, with partial cracking to joints. From the recently dispersed property of the Lord Harlech, with shelf-label of 'Porkington Library' to FEP and a twentieth-century exhibition card indicating 'Lent by Lord Harlech' loosely inserted.
Price
£ 750.00
[COURT AND CITY REGISTER]. The court and city register. For the year 1753. Containing, I. New and Correct Lists of both Houses of Parliament. II. The Court Register. III. Lists of the Army and Navy. Printed for and sold by J. Barnes et al.. 1753. Seventeenth edtion.
[82], 210pp. With three folding charts showing lists of the vacant seats in the House of Commons, and the pay for officers in His Majesty's land forces and the Royal Navy respectively. 'Rider's British Merlin' calendar printed in red and black. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, richly gilt, marbled endpapers, A.E.G.. Extremities a trifle rubbed with some surface loss to upper board. Ink and pencil inscriptions from the practising of calligraphy to front- and rear-endpapers - with offsetting from one example to head of title.
Price
£ 300.00
[CRIMEAN WAR]. Seat of war in the krimea. [Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty]. 1855. First edition.
Printed folding map mounted on cloth, housed in original publisher's green calf slipcase, lettered in gilt. Slipcase rubbed and marked, map immaculate.
Price
£ 500.00
[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
[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
[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
[DICTIONARY]. An Historical, Genealogical and Poetical Dictionary: containing The Lives and Actions of all the Great Men among the Grecians, Romans, Jews, &c...With the Remarkable Antiquities of the Ancients.... Printed for Henry Rhodes. 1708. Second edition to which is added a supplement.
[380]pp. A reissue of the 1703 edition with a new title page and the addition of a supplement. Contemporary full panelled speckled calf. Rubbed with slight loss to head of spine, corners bumped with further loss. Near contemporary ink inscription (E a Philipps?) and later ink stamp of Lord Milford to FEP, otherwise an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 150.00
[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