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[BRITISH ARMY]. Colburn's united service magazine and naval and military journal. No. CCCXXXI. June, 1856. Hurst and Blackett. 1856.
[10], 159-316pp. Uncut in original publisher's pink printed paper wrappers. A trifle worn and browned, loss to head and foot of split spine. Occasional slight marginal loss and tearing, from Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy though not identified as such.
Price
£ 150.00
[BRITISH ARMY]. Field exercise and evolutions of the army, as revised in 1833. Printed and Sold by William Clowes. 1833.
xvi, 336pp. With 37 plates of infantry manoeuvres. Recent dark green half-morocco, brown cloth boards, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed, occasional offsetting.
Price
£ 125.00
[BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE]. Address by Sir Henry E. Roscoe. Printed by Spottiswoode and Co.. 1887. First edition.
27pp. [Bound with:] Address to the mathematical and physical section of the British Association, by Sir Robert S. Ball..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 11pp. [And:] Address to the chemical section of the British Association. By Edward Schuch..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 12pp. [And:] Address to the geological section of the British Association, by Henry Woodward...,Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 12pp. [And:] Address to the biological section of the British Association, by Alfred Newton..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 8pp. [And:] Address to the geographical section of the British Association. By Colonel Sir Charles Warren..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 14pp. [And:] Address to the economic science and statistics section of the British Association, by Robert Giffen..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 21pp. [And:] Address to the mechanical science section of the British Association. By Professor Osborne Reynolds..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 7pp. [And:] Address to the anthropological section of the British Association, by Professor A. H. Sayce..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 11pp. Recent brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[BRITISH MAGAZINE]. The british magazine. A monthly journal of literature, science, and art. Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis. 1830. First edition.
In two volumes, all published. [2], 480, [2]; [2], 476pp, [2]. Bound by S. Franceys of Liverpool in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight shipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Peter Bancroft to FEPs, later armorial bookplates and ink ownership inscriptions to FFEPs, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
[BROOME, Ralph]. Letters from simkin the second to his brother simon, in wales; dedicated without permission, to the ancient and respectable family of the grunters. Printed for J. Debrett. 1796. First edition.
iv, 28pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Title-page a trifle marked, very occasional spotting.
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£ 250.00
[BROUGHAM AND VAUX, Henry Brougham, Baron]. Observations on Mr. brougham's bill "for better providing the means of education for his majesty's subjects;" shewing it's inadequacy to the end proposed, and the danger which will arise from it to the causes of religious liberty. Printed by T. Bensley. 1821. First edition.
30pp, [2]. With half-title. Stitched, as issued. Lightly creased, spotted, and dust-soiled.
Price
£ 75.00
[BROWNE, Peter]. Of drinking in remembrance of the dead. Being The Substance of a Discourse Deliver'd to the clergy of the Diocese of cork, on the Fourth of November, 1713. by the Bishop of that Diocese. And Published at their Unanimous Request. Printed for J. Roberts. 1713.
40pp. ESTC T83992. First published in 1713 as Of drinking to the memory of the dead. [Bound after:] Aminadab: or, the Quaker's vision. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. [4], 11pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. ESTC T8504. [And:] Aminadab's declaration, Deliver'd at a General Meeting Holden upon the first day of the Last pentecost. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. 15pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Large ink-stain to foot of p.15. ESTC T7175. [And:] WITHERS, John. The history of the resistance, As practis'd by the Church of England... London. Printed for J. Robinson...And Sold by A. Baldwin, 1710. First edition. 24pp. ESTC T36443. Variant with 'Entered according to Act of Parliament' on the title-page. [And:] Some remarks By Way of answer To a late pamphlet entituled, A letter to Sir J.B. London. Printed for Jonah Bowyer, 1711. First edition. [2], 40pp. Without half-title. Loss and several small holes to final two leaves - touching text at times, without loss of sense. ESTC T69983. [And:] A letter to Sir J--- B---, By Birth a Swede, but Naturaliz'd, and a M---r of the Present P---t: Concerning the late Minehead Doctrine, which was establih'd by a certain Free Parliament of Sweden, to the utter Enslaving of the Kingdom. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1711. First edition. [6], 40pp. Without half-title. ESTC T38188. [And:] [WAGSTAFFE, William]. A comment upon the history of Tom Thumb. London. Printed for J. Morphew, 1712. Third edition, corrected. 24pp. ESTC N28234. [And:] STEELE, [Richard]. The importance of dunkirk consider'd: In Defence of the guardian Of August the 7th. In A Letter to the Bailiff of Stockbridge. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1713. Second edition. 40pp. ESTC T37053. [And:] Party No Dependance: Containing An Historical Account of the Rise and Fall of parties, in the Reigns of King charles II. King james the IId, and King william the IIId. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1713. First edition. [2], 38pp. ESTC T102360. [And:] [POINTER, John]. An account of a Roman pavement, Lately found at stunsfield in oxford-shire, Prov'd to be 1400 Years Old. Oxford. Printed by Leonard Lichfield, for Anth. Peisley, 1713. First edition. [8], 39pp, [1]. With frontispiece bearing woodcut of the Roman pavement described within. ESTC T106417. [And:] Her majesty and Her Royal Father vindicatd. In answer to a preface to the Volume of Sermons, &c.Now Publish'd by the Bishop of Sarum. In a letter to his Lordship. London. Printed for J. Baker, 1713. First edition. 23pp, [1]. ESTC N7813. [And:] The speech That was intended to have been spoken by the terrae-filius, In the Theatre at O----d, July 13. 1713. Had not his Mouth been stopp'd by the V. Ch----r. London. Printed: And sold by E. Smith, 1713. First edition. [6], 30pp. Without half-title. ESTC T16423. [And:] Revolution-Principles: Being a Full defence of the Bishop of St. Asaph's preface to his Four sermons: In answer to The objections which have been made against it; Proving them to be all Groundless, by Scripture, Law, and Reason. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1713. First edition. [8], 36pp. ESTC T59800. [And:] The Marquis de Langalerie's reasons for renouncing the Popish Religion... London. Printed and Sold by Joseph Downing, 1713. First edition. [6], 26pp. ESTC T110251. [Bound before:] A letter to the examiner, Suggesting proper heads, For Vindicating his masters. London. Printed for J. Moore, 1714. [2], 31pp, [1]. Without half-title. ESTC T38260. The bookseller’s name in the imprint is fictitious. [And:] [MINISTER OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND]. The case of Tyth-free Estates examin'd According to Principles of Conscience...with Relation to Her Majesty's Royal Bounty to the poor clergy of the Church of England. Exon. Printed by Sam. Farley, for Phil. Yeo, 1714. v, [1], 30pp. Title-page dust-soiled, small hole running through first three leaves - just clipping text without loss of sense. ESTC N14642. [And:] LAURENCE, John. The Clergy-Man's Recreation: Shewing the Pleasure and Profit Of the Art of gardening. London. Printed for Bernard Lintott, 1714. First edition. [16], 83pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. ESTC T30843. [And:] [VILLARS, Abbe de, Nicolas-Pierre-Henri]. The Count de gabalis: Being a Diverting history of the Rosicrucian doctrine of spirits, viz. Sylphs, Salamanders, Gnomes, and Daemons: Shewing their Various Influence upon Human Bodies... London. Printed for B. Lintott and E. Curll, 1714. [8], 88pp. Without half-title or terminal advertisement leaf. Some loss to upper corner of title-page. ESTC T34208. [And:] A brief examination of the Bishop of cork's discourse, of Drinking to the Memory of the dead. By a Country-Curate of ireland. London. Printed for J. Roberts, 1714. First London edition. [2], iv, [2], 36pp. A trifle dust-soiled. ESTC N15844. 8vo. Later gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Occasional spotting/dust-soiling, very occasional short tears to upper margins.
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£ 1,750.00
[BRYAN]. The Temple of Fame. A poem. Inscrib'd to Mr. Congreve. Printed and Sold by H. Hills. 1709.
15pp, [1]. With a terminal page of publisher's advertisements. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities. Text-block working loose of binding, light damp-staining to bottom corner and gutter margin of all leaves.
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£ 50.00
[BUCKLER, Benjamin]. A complete vindication of the mallard of All-Souls College, against the injurous suggestions of the Rev. Mr. Pointer, Rector of Slapton in the county of Northampton and diocese of Peterborough. Printed for J. and J. Rivington. 1751. Second edition.
vii, [1], 9-62pp, [2]. Recent calf-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very minor wear to extremities. Lightly foxed, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00
[BUNBURY, Henry William]. Tales of the Devil, from the Original Gibberish of Professor Lumpwitz, S.U.S. and C.A.C. in the University of Snoringberg. Printed and Sold by G. Ingram...Sold also by T. Egerton. 1801. First Edition.
57pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece and four further plates by Bunbury. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, gilt. Top fore-corner of title torn away, laid down. Some substantial damp-marking at gutter margin, affecting text and plates.
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£ 250.00
[BUNYAN, John]. Cuairt an oilthirich; no turus a chriosduidh; o'n t-saoghal so chum an ath-shaoghail: fo shamhladh bruadair... Printed by Young, Gallie, and Company, for the translator. 1819. First Glasgow edition.
314pp, [2], With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Contemporary sheep, recently rebacked preserving contemporary spine panel. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to boards. Recent inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of John Graham of Duke St. Glasgow to p.141 and p. 169, leaves toned and foxed.
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£ 150.00
[BURMA]. The burma timber calculator. Printed at the Advertiser Press. 1885. Second edition.
[6], 132pp. Contemporary sheep-backed marbled boards. Extremities worn, splitting to upper joint. Lightly dust-soiled.
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£ 750.00
[BURNS, Robert]. An interesting history of robert burns; the ayrshire bard. Printed for the Booksellers. c.1850. First edition.
24pp. With a woodcut portrait of the poet to title-page. Number 60 in a larger chapbook series. Uncut and unopened, as issued. Slight chipping to leaf margins, lightly dust-soiled.
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£ 75.00
[BURTON, John]. The Parish Priest: A Poem. Printed By C. Whittingham....Sold By A. And J. Black.... 1800. First Edition.
[8], 38pp, [2]. With frontispiece and extra-engraved title, with a view of Edmondton Church. Recent paper boards, with paper lettering-piece to spine.
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£ 125.00
[CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY]. Hymenaeus Cantabrigiensis. Ex Officina Johannis Hayes, celeberrimae Academia Typographi. 1683. First edition.
[136]pp. Without A1, as issued. Recent blue half-morocco, buckram boards, titled in gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Spine a trifle browned, else a fine copy. With an early manuscript verse in 12 lines, entitled 'Variatio martialis' to blank fly leaf at end.
Price
£ 500.00