[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.
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£ 75.00
[EDINBURGH]. An historical sketch of the municipal constitution of the city of edinburgh; including the set of the burgh as established in 1583, and amended in 1730; with the acts of parliament and council relating thereto...To which is added, an historical account of the blue blanket, or the craftsmen's banner; containing the fundamental principles of the good town. - By alex. pennecuik. John Anderson et al.. 1826. First edition.
lxxx, [2], 178pp. With an engraved frontispiece, eight engraved plates depicting the arms of the Edinburgh corporations, and 11 tables/lists (nine of which folding). Handsomely bound in near contemporary richly gilt-tooled black morocco, gilt armorial devices of the City of Edinburgh to boards, later expertly rebacked to style with contemporary spine panel laid-on, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 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.
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£ 300.00
[EPIGRAMS]. New joe miller; or, the tickler, containing five hundred good things, many of which are original, and the others selected from the best authors. Printed [by S. Gosnell] for James Ridgway. 1800. First edition.
[4], 212pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head and foot of spine, some surface loss to boards. Late nineteenth-century inked ownership inscription and twentieth-century newspaper clipping to FEP, without front free-endpaper, offsetting to title-page, occasional loss/chipping to upper margins.
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£ 250.00
[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.
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£ 150.00
[ETON COLLEGE]. A list of eton college, taken at election, 1829. Printed and Sold by E. Williams. [1829].
23pp, [1]. [Bound with:] [A further 12 Eton College lists covering the years 1830-1840 (two representing 1839, taken at election and Christmas respectively), all printed by E. Williams.] 12mo. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed. Very occasional loss and short tears to margins, occasional ink and pencil deletions and corrections.
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£ 150.00
[ETON COLLEGE]. Graecae grammatices rudimenta. In usum Regia Scholae Etonensis. Excudit J. Pote. 1778. Editio nova [i.e. new edition].
[4], 219pp, [3]. Contemporary blind-tooled calf. Rubbed, with surface loss, splitting to joints. Light browning to title, short tear to Cc3 - touching text without loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 200.00
[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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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.
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£ 125.00
[FENELON, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-]. The adventures of telemachus The son of ulysses. Printed for William Churchill. 1719.
Two volumes bound as one. xxxvi, 309, [1]; [2], 264, [3], 468-487pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Title in red and black. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to spine. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Mary Sadler to Vol. I title-page, closed tear and paper repair to margin of leaf E1, closed horizontal tear to leaf N10, without loss, lower corner of F1 torn away, Vol. II with loss to a few words on three lines recto and verso, closed tear and paper repair to margin of leaf H3, Vol. II.
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£ 650.00
[FISHER, Anne]. The Pleasing Instructor or Entertaining Moralist consisting of Select Essays, Relations, Visions, and Allegories collected from The most Eminent English Authors to which are prefixed New Thought on Education. Published...by G. G. & J. Robinson. 1785. New edition.
[2], iii, [1], xii, 368pp. With an engraved title-page, and three engraved plates. Recent calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Very small hole to lower corner of title-page, occasional light spotting.
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£ 100.00
[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.
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£ 200.00
[FONTON, Felix]. Necessite d'une place forte federale pour la defense de la suisse par un ami de ce pays. Librairie Martignier et Chavannes. 1860. First edition.
32pp. Original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities lightly rubbed and dust-soiled. Inked ownership inscription to title.
Price
£ 100.00