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[EAST INDIA UNITED SERVICE CLUB]. List of subscribers to the East India United Service Club. [s.n., s.d.].
[2], 44, 41-44pp. With the final two leaves duplicated. With a title leaf bearing little helpful bibliographical information (indeed it is no different to the upper wrapper). Stitched within original publisher's buff printed wrappers, slightly chipped and creased to extremities.
Price
£ 350.00
[EATON, Elizabeth]. [Manuscript compilation of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century verse, the majority by Thomas Moore]. [s.n.]. [1820-50s].
Manuscript on paper. 153pp, [97], including occasional blanks. With four inserted illustrations, two engraved (including a portrait of Moore) and two original drawings. Contemporary green morocco, gilt. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, with some browning and marking to spine and boards. With book-label of Elizabeth Eaton to FEP, ink inscription (dated 1826 in blue pencil) to blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 300.00
[EDINBURGH HUNTERIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY]. This society will resume its Meetings on Wednesday the 10th November 1841. After an Address from the President, an Essay "On the Physiology of the Spinal Cord," will be read by H. Lonsdale, M.D. F.R.C.P.E... [s.n.]. 1841.
Single-sheet handbill. Uncut, with vertical folds, some light creasing to extremities.
Price
£ 75.00
[EDUCATION]. L'orateur recueil de pieces choisies et de morceaux frappans tires des meilleurs auteurs Francois. Ouvrage instructif pour les personnes qui apprennent le Francois, et amusant pour ceux qui le savant. De L'Imprimerie de T. Spilsbury. 1792. Third edition.
[4], 420pp. With a subscriber's list of a mere 20 persons, some representing London schools at Walthamstow, Sloane Street, Kensington, and Harley Street. Contemporary calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some slight surface loss, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscription to verso of FFEP of 'Caroline Bettesworth / June 1799.', a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 300.00
[ELLIS, Sarah]. The mothers of england: their influence & responsibility. Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, & Co. [s.d., c.1845).
[8], 390pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound by Carss & Co. of Glasgow in later green calf, richly tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Slightest of rubbing, very light marking to boards, spine a trifle sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally immaculate.
Price
£ 150.00
[EQUITABLE LIFE]. The Deed of Settlement of the Society for Equitable Assurances on Lives and Survivorships, As the same is inrolled in His Majesty's Court of King's Bench at Westminster, in the year 1765; with The Bye-laws and Orders. Printed by Taylor and Francis. 1854, [i.e. 1881].. 1881.
vi, 101, 98*-102*, 102**, 102dag, 102dagdag, 102s, 102ss, [2], 102-132, [1], 140-150. Complete despite a most erratic pagination. A handsome copy in contemporary calf, gilt, with longitudinal contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers and edges. Slightest of wear to extremities, two small ink-blots to upper board.
Price
£ 150.00
[FAIRY TALE]. Miranda and the royal ram. Without illustrations. Puck & Co.. 1844. First separate edition.
8pp. A single sheet, folded and unopened. Some splitting to folds, slightly browned.
Price
£ 50.00
[FARISH, Charles]. Black Agnes, or the Defence of Dunbar by Agnes, Countess of March, in the year 1338. Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington...by Bye and Law. 1804. First Edition.
45pp, [1]. Disbound, final leaf reinforced to gutter margin. A little light damp-staining at end.
Price
£ 125.00
[FEMALE HEROISM]. Tales of female heroism. Edwards and Hughes. [1846]. First edition.
[2], vi, 210pp. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
[FIELDING, Henry]. The history of the adventures of joseph andrews, And of his friend Mr. abraham adams, written in imitation of The Manner of Cervantes, Author of Don Quixote. Printed for G. and A. Ewing et al.. 1754. Third edition.
Two volumes bound as one. xvi, [4], 21-208; [2], 178pp. With title-page for Vol. II. Contemporary calf. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, surface loss to spine, joints cracked, upper board held by cords only. Ink initials to title of Vol. I, ink-stamps of 'Bibliotheque communale, Ville de Brest' to title-page and foot of D9 and N6, slight damp-staining to gutter margins of first two gatherings, some marginal loss to leaf D, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to RFEP, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
[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
[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
[FRANCE]. A new journey to france; with an Exact Description of the Sea-Coast from London to Calais, and of the Roads from thence to Orleans, and back again to Dieppe: Giving an Account of the present Condition of that Country. Intermixt with several diverting Adventures and Transactions that happen’d there lately. The whole very Pleasant and Useful for such as Travel that way. Printed for J. Baker. 1715. First edition.
[4], 130pp [i.e. 138], [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent red cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Very occasional marginal trimming, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
[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