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[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
[EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANITY]. Evangelical christendom: its state and prospects. A monthly journal established and conducted by members of the british organization in connexion with the evangelical alliance. Partridge and Oakey. 1847. First edition.
In two volumes. x, 394; iv, 392pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to FEPs, contemporary ink ownership inscriptions to both FFEPs, very occasional marginal chipping, foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
[EXPORT TRADE]. Guide to the mechanics of export trade. Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.. [1946].
117pp, [1]. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[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
[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
[FINCH, Richard]. A defence of the Rev. Mr. Whitefield's Doctrine of Regeneration: in answer to the Rev. Mr. Land. Designed to correct his Mistakes, to wipe off his Aspersions, and prevent his doing Mischief among the Common People. In a letter to Mr. Land. By a Member of one of the Religious Societies: To whose Perusal it is seriously recommended. Printed for T. Cooper. 1739. First edition.
[4], iii, [1], 24pp. With half-title. [Bound with:] Seasonable advice to a Young Clergyman; in a letter from a Gentleman in the Country, to His Kinsman in London, Just enter'd into Orders, London, Printed for E. Comyns, 1740. [4], 48pp. With half-title. [And:] A Congratulatory Letter to the Revd. Dr. Trapp: Occasioned by his Four Sermons against enthusiasm. In which the Revd. Mr. Bates's Notions of the Co-operation of the Spirit are examined and refuted, London, Printed for J. Roberts, 1739. [4], 112pp. With half-title. [And:] A Defence of a Congratulatory Letter to the reverend Dr. Trapp, &c. In Reply to a late Pamphlet, intituled, Quakero-Methodism, &c. by James Bate...Wherein His Calumnies, Misrepresentations, and false Reasonings are clearly Demonstrated. To which is prefix'd a previous letter to the Bishop of London, London, Printed for E. Comyns, 1740. xxii, 154pp. [And:] A second letter to the Rev. Mr. Bate, M.A. Rector of St. Paul's Deptford. Occasioned by The Weekly Miscellany, of Saturday May 3. 1740., London, Printed for E. Comyns, 1740. [4], 56pp. With half-title. 8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt. Rubbed, with some surface loss to boards and further loss to head and foot of spine, corners bumped. Overall internally clean and crisp but for occasional light browning to leaves.
Price
£ 150.00
[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
[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
[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
[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