[PRESS CENSORSHIP]. An attempt towards a coalition of English Protestants, From the Weakness of the Pretensions of the several parties, for being either Better Christians, or Better Subjects, upon any Principles wherein they differ. To which is added, Reasons for Restraining the licentiousness of the Pulpit and Press. Printed, and Sold by J. Roberts. 1715. First edition.
40pp. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities discoloured, a trifle rubbed and marked. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
[PREVOST, Abbe]. The Dean of Coleraine. A moral history, Founded on the memoirs of an Illustrious Family in Ireland. Printed for T. Cooper, 1742-43. First edition in English.
In three volumes. [2], 290; 275, [1]; 287pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Slight loss to upper corners of leaves K8-10 - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
[PROCOPIUS OF CAESAREA]. Histoire secrete de procope de cesaree. Chez Guillaume de Luyne. 1669.
[2], 287pp, [1]. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate and ink shelf marks of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to front endpapers, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, lightly browned, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 125.00
[PSALMS - SCOTTISH CHURCH]. The psalms of david in metre: According to the Version, approved by the Church of Scotland, And appointed to be sung in Congregations and Families. Printed by J. & M. Robertson. 1792.
360pp. ESTC T171310. [Bound with:] Translations and paraphrases, in verse, of several passages of sacred scripture, collected and prepared by a committee of the general assembly of the church of scotland, in order to be sung in churches. Edinburgh. Printed and Sold by J. Dickson, 1792. [4], 122pp. ESTC T91827. 12mo. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
[PSALTER. English], STERNHOLD, Thomas. HOPKINS, John.. The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected Into English Metre, By Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others; Conferred with the Hebrew... Printed for the Company of Stationers. 1787.
[128]pp. [Bound with:] [PSALTER] BRADY, N. TATE, N.. A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches. London. Printed by J. March and Son for the Company of Stationers, 1792. 237pp. Finely bound in deep navy blue morocco, gilt ruling to spine and boards, winged cherubim device to spine compartments. A.E.G. Marbled endpapers. Slight touching up to spine, else a fine copy of this unusual compilation of the two most popular English Psalters of the seventeenth- and eighteenth-centuries, Sternhold and Hopkins, and Brady and Tate.
Price
£ 250.00
[PUBLISHERS' ASSOCIATION]. Regulations for the conduct of book clubs adopted by the Publishers' Association and the Associated Booksellers of Great Britain and Ireland and brought into force on June 1st, 1939. [Alden Press]. 1939. First editon.
10pp, [2]. Recent brown buckram, lettered in gilt. Lightly foxed internally, a fine copy.
Price
£ 75.00
[PULTENEY, William]. The politicks on both sides, with regard to foreign affairs, stated from their own writings, and examined by the course of events. With some observations on the present state of affairs in Great Britain, and the effects of our negotiations, for several years past. Printed by H. Haines. 1734. First edition.
75pp, [1]. Disbound. Title and final blank page a trifle browned, else a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 75.00
[QUAKERS].. A collection of testimonies concerning Several Ministers of the Gospel Amongst the People called quakers, Deceased: With some of their last Expressions and Exhortations. Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde. 1760. First edition.
[12], 372pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing and marking to extremities. Contemporary book-label to FEP of 'William Dillworth / Lancaster', recent bookplate to FFEP of 'Robert J. Hayhurst', internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[REGISTER OF ARTS AND SCIENCES]. Register of the arts and sciences...A correct account of several hundred of the most important and interesting inventions, discoveries, and processes. Published by G. Herbert, 1824-27. First edition.
In four volumes, comprising numbers 1-104. [2], 372, ii, 6, 373-374; [2], 376, [1], 4-8; [2], 384, [1], 4-9, [1]; viii, 504pp. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. III, an numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled red half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked.Marbled endpapers, light damp-staining to gutter of first five gatherings of Vol. I, paper repair to lower corner of final leaf of Vol. III, loss to head of leaf GG3, Vol. IV, very occasional slight chipping to margins.
Price
£ 950.00
[RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY]. SUMNER, John Bird. Peace the result of christian faith. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850].
31pp, [1]. Original publisher's green printed paper wrappers. [Together with:] ELIZABETH, Charlotte. Protection; or, the candle and the dog. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850]. 32pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers. [And:] The visit to elmwood. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850]. 64pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Stitched into original publisher's orange printed paper wrappers. Apparently unrecorded. [And:] [MOGRIDGE, George]. The corner houses; or, kindness wins: and other tales. London. The Religious Tract Society, [1867]. 93pp, [3]. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers, gilt. [And:] Old humphrey's friendly token. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850]. 15pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers, gilt, stitched into drab paper protective cover. [And:] Scripture illustrations: for the young. London. The Religious Tract Society, 1832. Second edition. [4], 120pp. With an engraved frontispiece and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's red half-roan, marbled boards, gilt. [And:] The Holy Well. An Irish Story. To which is added, an irish convert's letter. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1874]. 64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] SARGENT, G[eorge] E[tell]. Ethel Ripon; or, Beware of Idle Words. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1874]. iv, [1], 6-64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] [WALTON, O. F., Mrs.]. Little Dot. iv, [1], 6-64pp. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1880]. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] Rachel Rivers; or, what a child may do. London. The Religious Tract Society, [1875]. 64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] Our lads: Their Ups and Downs. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1866]. iv, [1], 6-160pp. Original publisher's limp navy cloth, near contemporary drab paper dustwrapper. [And:] John Thomson's Nursery; and Other Stories. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1875]. 64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, near contemporary drab paper dustwrapper. [And:] [COPLEY, Esther]. Uncle Barnaby's budget. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1875]. 96pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece and a 16pp publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blue cloth. [And:] The cottage at the firs. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1875]. 96pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece and a 16pp publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's green cloth. [And:] [Drop-head title:] Old peter. [London]. [The Religious Tract Society], [s.d., c.1850]. 12pp. Stitched, as issued. Small hole to head of first leaf. [And:] [Drop-head title:] Poor joseph. [London]. [The Religious Tract Society], [s.d., c.1850]. 4pp. Single folded sheet. [And:] [Drop-head title:] God cares for you: a word of comfort for the old and poor. [London]. [The Religious Tract Society], [s.d., c.1850]. 8pp. Stitched into original (?) drab paper wrappers. 32mo, 16mo, and 8vo. Overall in very good condition, some slight chipping to paper wrappers/rubbing to boards. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional very light spotting to some works.
Price
£ 300.00
[REYNOLDS, Henry Revell]. An address to the ladies, From a Young Man. Printed for T. Cadell, Junior, and W. Davies. 1796. Second edition.
xii, 100pp. With a tipped-in errata slip. Contemporary vellum-tipped printed paper boards of the J. Burgess Circulating Library, Hinckley, recently rebacked in calf. Boards rubbed and soiled. Without FFEP, inked ownership inscription of 'E. Smith / May 30th / 1846' to head of title, later inked shelf-labels and recent inked annotation providing author's name to same, occasional early inked highlighting/corrections to text, light spotting.
Price
£ 750.00
[RICHARDSON, John]. An account of the life of that Ancient Servant of Jesus Christ, john richardson, Giving a Relation of many of his Trials and Exercises in his Youth, and his Services in the Work of the Ministry, in England, Ireland, America, &c. Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde. 1757. First edition.
vi, 236pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary calf, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some loss to head of spine, splitting to upper joint. Book-label of Henry Birkbeck and faded ink ownership inscription to FEP, loss to FFEP, slight loss to lower corner of leaf H5, very occasional marginal chipping, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
[RITSON, Joseph]. Pieces of Ancient Popular Poetry; from authentic manuscripts and old printed copies. Printed by C. Clarke, for T. and J. Egerton. 1791. First edition.
xiv, [2], 152pp. With a half-title. Contemporary calf, gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, with some loss to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, occasional spots of light soiling. Inscribed in ink to verso of FFEP; 'W. Williams Wynn'.
Price
£ 125.00
[ROBINS, Benjamin]. An address to the electors, And other free Subjects of Great Britain; Occasion'd by the Late secession. In which is contain'd A particular Account of all our Negociations with Spain, and their Treatment of Us, for above Ten Years past. Printed for H. Goreham. 1739. Second edition.
iv, 63pp, [1]. With woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. Recent marbled paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Light rubbing to extremities. Small ink mark to head of title, short marginal tear to I3.
Price
£ 75.00
[ROBINS, Benjamin]. An address to the electors, And other free Subjects of Great Britain; Occasion'd by the Late secession. In which is contain'd A particular Account of all our Negotiations with Spain, and their Treatment of Us, for above Ten Years past. Printed for H. Goreham. 1739. Thid edition.
iv, 63pp, [1]. Uncut and largely unopened, stitched as issued. Pen trial and remnant of paper label to title-page, dust-soiled, light marginal damp-staining to final gathering.
Price
£ 75.00