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[FISHES]. A natural history of fishes. Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Davison. c.1815.
36pp. With 40 woodcut illustrations in the text. Original publisher's paper wrappers with woodcut pictorial decoration. A clean, crisp, near fine copy.
Price
£ 200.00
[FORBY, Robert?]. Pursuits of Agriculture; A Satirical Poem, in Three Cantos. With Notes.. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale, 1808-1810. 1808. First Edition.
Three volumes in one, with continuous pagination. 249pp, [1]. Contemporary half-morocco over marbled boards, gilt. Neatly rebacked, with original backstrip laid down. Slightly rubbed, fading to boards. ?Presentation inscription 'Mary Jane Mannings, the gift of The Revd. R. Fosby. 1810' to head of title
Price
£ 300.00
[FORGERY]. The trial of thomas phipps, the elder, thomas phipps, the Younger, and william thomas, for forgery, at the Assize holden at shrewsbury, for the County of salop, on Tuesday the 11th of August, 1789, before The Hon. Sir Richard Perryn, Kt. One of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, at Westminster. Printed and Sold by J. Salter... 1789. First edition.
[3], 6-22pp. Twentieth-century red half-morocco gilt, buckram. Boards a trifle marked, else a fine copy. T.E.G., marbled endpapers.
Price
£ 450.00
[FORRESTER, Alexander]. Cases in equity During the Time of the late Lord Chancellor Talbot: with tables, of the Names of Cases, and Principal Matters. Printed by Henry Lintot...for T. Waller. 1741. First edition.
vi, 286pp, [18]. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, brown morocco lettering-piece. Some rubbing, surface loss to boards. Recent armorial bookplate of 'Tervoe' to FEP, very occasional spotting, deleted ink annotation to title. Extensive manuscript annotations to margins throughout, presumably in the hand of William Thomas Mansoll whose ink inscription appears at the head of the title-page.
Price
£ 350.00
[FOTHERGILL, John]. An account of the Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, of john fothergill. To which is added, Divers Epistles to Friends in Great Britain and America, on various Occasions. Printed and Sold by Mary Hinde. 1773. Second edition.
v, [1], 338, xxix, [1]pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, without FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 100.00
[FRANCISCANS]. Statuta generalia barchinonensia ordinis seraphici s. p. n. francisci, pro cismontana familia: In Capitulo Generali Toletano Anno 1633. a Patribus Nationis Germanicae & Belgicae recognita, & Provinciis dictae Nationis accommodata; a praefato Capitulo Generali, ac Santissimo D. N. Urbano VIII. confirmata. Typis Petri Vande Cappalle. 1717.
[16], 206pp, [2]. Contemporary vellum. Extremities marked and discoloured. Nineteenth-century ownership inscription and blind-stamp to FFEP, very occasional ink annotations, foxed, dust-soiling to endpapers and final gathering, very small hole to gutter margin of C4 - just clipping text, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 250.00
[FRENCH LAW]. Les huit codes francais, Nouvelle Edition conforme au text officiel, et contenant les modifications faites aux divers codes depuis 1830; avec le tarif des frais et depens en matiere civile et criminelle, un appendice aux codes et une table analytique des matieres. A. Lelarge. 1835. New edition.
[2], 58, [1], 34-316, 136, 86, 96, 100, 60, 16, 119pp, [1]. tan buckram, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightest of wear to extremities, sunned. Armorial bookplate of Lord Dinorben to FEP, eight leaves of 'Loi relative a la peche fluviale' heavily browned, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
[FRY, Sarah Maria]. The australian babes in the wood: a true story told in rhyme for the young. Griffith and Farran. 1866. First edition.
47pp, [1]. With a wood-engraved frontispiece and numerous wood-engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green pictorial paper boards. Rubbed and marked, boards a trifle bowed. Latter gatherings working loose of text-block but remaining attached, occasional light marginal dust-soiling.
Price
£ 300.00
[GALT, John]. Annals of the parish; or the chronicle of dalmailing; during the ministry of the rev. micah balwhidder. Written by himself... Printed for William Blackwood...and T. Cadell. 1822. Second edition.
[8], 400pp. With half-title and 12pp terminal publisher's catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's green cloth-backed tan paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed, with some loss to lettering-piece and bumped corners. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[GASTINEAU, Henry]. Wales illustrated, in a series of views, Comprising the Picturesque Scenery, Towns, Castles, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Antiquities, &c. Engraved on Steel from Original Drawings by Henry Gastineau. Accompanied by historical and topographical descriptions. Published by Jones & Co.. 1830. First edition.
[4], 20pp, [80]. With an engraved title-page and 88 engraved views on 44 plates. [Bound with:] South Wales illustrated, in a series of views... London. Published by Jones & Co., [1831]. [140]pp. With an engraved title-page and 136 engraved views on 68 plates. Quarto. Contemporary burgundy half-morocco, tan cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G. Rubbing to extremities with some surface loss. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions to head of both engraved titles, lightly foxed throughout.
Price
£ 175.00
[GEDDES, Alexander]. Bardomachia Poema Macaronico-Latinum. Typis J. Crowderianis Impressum. 1800. First Edition.
14pp, [2]. With half-title and final leaf of errata. Recent marbled paper wraps, paper title label to upper wrap. Occasional annotations identifying characters within this neo-latin poem.
Price
£ 175.00
[GIFFORD, William]. An Heroic Epistle to Mr. Winsor, The Patentee of the Hydro-Carbonic Gas Lights, and Founder of the National Light and Heat Company. Printed for R. Spencer. 1808. First Edition.
[4], 18pp, [2]. With half-title. Uncut, stitched within recent marbled paper wraps.
Price
£ 300.00
[GILPIN, Joshua]. A monument of parental affection to a dear and only son. Printed by and for F. Houlston and Son. 1811. Fourth edition.
xi, [1], 13-178pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. [Bound with:] GIRDLESTONE, C[harles]. The social conduct of a Christian considered in discourses addressed to an individual. Oxford. Printed by W. Baxter, 1828. Second edition. xi, [1], 148pp. Short tear and some loss to gutter margin of title with leaf separating from text-block. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbing and marking to spine. Ink annotation to FEP, ownership inscription of 'C. Cole' to half-title, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
[GLASCOCK, William Nugent]. Naval sketch book: or, the service afloat and ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments, and opinions. Printed for Whittaker & Co.. 1834. Second series.
In two volumes. [5], viii, 293, [1]; [4], 288pp. Without half-titles. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, slightest of chipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Richard Harington to both FEPs, slight creasing to leaves of second gathering of Vol. II, some marginal loss to foot of I3-4 of same, sporadic spotting/browning.
Price
£ 200.00
[GOETHE], ARNIM, Bettina von. Goethe et Bettina correspondance inedite de Goethe et de Mme Bettina d'Arnim. Traduit de l'allemand par Seb. Albin. Au Comptoir des Imprimeurs Unis. 1843. First French editon.
Two volumes bound as one. [2], xvi, 348, [4], 364pp. Recent navy morocco backed mottled boards. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, title-page laid-down due to tearing, loss to bottom corner of p.195-6, second half-title with repaired tear, some minor browning thought overall clean.
Price
£ 100.00