[TREATIES]. A collection of all the treaties of peace, alliance, and commerce, between great-britain and other powers, from the Revolution in 1688, to the present time. Printed for J. Almon. 1772. First edition.
In two volumes. viii, 404, [4]; iv, 342pp. With a half-title to Vol. I and a folding table. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and soiling, surface loss to upper board of Vol. I, upper joint of Vol. I starting. Light marginal damp-staining to final two registers of Vol. II. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest to both FEPs.
Price
£ 500.00
[TROWBRIDGE]. Holt. Consecration & re-opening of the church of St. Katharine, by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. Dedication of a memorial window in loving memory of Edith Mackay, for private circulation only. Printed at the "Chronicle" Printing Office. 1894. First edition.
[4], 54pp. With three sepia-tint photographs depicting the exterior and interior of the church, and two further photographs mounted and inserted before the title showing a young lady - presumably Edith Mackay. With an information pamphlet and an order of service for the 1991 centenary loosely inserted. Sumptuously bound in contemporary blind-tooled brown morocco, lettered in gilt to upper board 'Edith Mackay', A.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Lightly foxed, else a fine copy.
Price
£ 200.00
[TURNLEY, Joseph]. Reveries of Affection in memory of that good and beloved prince His Royal Highness the late Prince Consort who departed this life on the fourteenth day of December 1861. [Dalziel Brothers]. [1868]. First edition.
[2], 95pp, [1]. With half-title. Illustrated with four tinted prints, each page framed in gilt ruled borders. Handsomely bound by Riviere in red morocco, blind stamped in gilt with 'In Memoriam' to upper board and the Prince Consort's armorial arms to lower, A.E.G.. Extremities rubbed, in particular at joints and raised bands. Internally clean and crisp but for a little light browning in places. Presentation copy, inscribed to verso of FFEP, 'Presented to J. Jellicoe Esq. With the authors respect, yours humbly Joseph Turnley.' J. Jellicoe being the Royal Navy captain and father to Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe. Included within is a single sheet of verse dated April 19th 1915, composed by Christina Galbraith, and extolling the character of then Admiral of the Fleet, John Jellicoe. Given the date and the opening line of 'Please Sir accept this book I send...' one may assume that this charming poem was originally dispatched with a different tome.
Price
£ 150.00
[TYTLER, Alexander Fraser]. Essay on the principles of translation. Printed by Neill & Co.. 1813. Third edition.
xvi, 436pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Extremities rubbed. Slight loss to margin of Aa6, not touching text.
Price
£ 75.00
[VALPY, Richard]. A new latin vocabulary, adapted to the best latin grammars; with tables of numeral letters, english and latin abbreviations, and the value of roman and grecian coins. Printed by A. J. Valpy. 1835. Tenth edition.
viii, 100pp. Contemporary calf. Slight rubbing and soiling to extremities. Ink inscription of 'Edmund Wood (Bournhills) 14 April 1835' to FEP, occasional pencil annotations to text, sporadic dust-soiling.
Price
£ 75.00
[VINCENT, John]. Fowling, A Poem (In Five Books) Descriptive of Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Duck, And Snipe Shooting. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 150pp, [2]. Extra-illustrated with engraved title and 19 engraved plates, folding, from Howitt's British Sports. Exquisitely bound in contemporary green straight-grained morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, with double line and pointille borders enclosing several small tools. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G, attractively gauffered re-using some of the same small tools as used to boards. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester's copy, with his bookplate to FEP. Lot ticket for the Christies sale of Gloucester's library in 2006 loosely inserted.
Price
£ 3,250.00
[VOLTAIRE]. Discorso fatto dal sig. di Voltaire, istoriografo di Francia, In occasione del suo ricevimento nell' accademia Francese, In vece del Presidente Bouhier Il Lunedi 9. Maggio 1746. [s.n.]. [1746].
35pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper boards, red morocco lettering-piece to upper board. Slightest of wear to extremities. Occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
[WALPOLE, Horace]. The Mysterious Mother. A Tragedy. Printed for John Archer, William Jones, and Richard White. 1791.
x, [3], 6-102pp. Nineteenth-century green half-calf over marbled boards. Rubbing to extremities, chipping to lettering-piece. Bookplate of Nelson Matcham (Lord Nelson's nephew) to FEP.
Price
£ 200.00
[WALPOLE, Horatio]. The case of the Hessian forces, in the pay of Great-Britain, impartially and freely examin'd; with some reflections on the present conjuncture of affairs... Printed for R. Francklin. 1731. First edition.
36pp. Disbound. Slight loss to head of title, occasional light browning to margins.
Price
£ 75.00
[WALPOLE, Horatio]. The convention vindicated from the misrepresentations of the enemies of our peace. Sold by J. Roberts. 1739. First edition.
3-29pp, [1]. Without half-title. Disbound. Title-page separated from text-block.
Price
£ 75.00
[WAR OF SPANISH SUCCESSION]. An account of the Earl of Galway's conduct in Spain and Portugal. Printed, and Sold by J. Baker. 1711.
[8], 88pp. [Bound with:] A detection of the Earl of Gallway's Conduct at Almanza... London. Printed for John Morphew, 1711. First edition. 15pp, [1]. 8vo. Recent red cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, small paper flaw to title-page vignette of first work, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[WARD, Charlotte Bickersteth]. Dawn and Sunrise: brief notices of the life and early death of barbara sophia gordon. Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday. 1870. Second edition.
xvi, 144pp. With half-title, and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to lower joint. Later armorial bookplate of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, occasional marginal chipping, foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[WARD, Edward]. The Tipling Philosophers. A Lyrick Poem. To which is subjoin'd, A short Abstract of their Lives and most memorable Actions . Printed: And Sold by J. Woodward. 1710.
[8], 40pp. With an additional title-page 'Wine and wisdom: or, the Tipling Philosophers...' (seemingly extracted from the later reissue, ESTC T124665), bound in place of leaf A4 (which in said reissue contains an advertisement for books printed for A. Bettesworth, ESTC does not however state whether this ought to be the case in this printing) - with the imprint date of both titles altered in manuscript to 1719. Contemporary half-calf, recently rebacked to style. Rubbing to boards. Ownership inscription of 'Robt. Holden' to FEP, later armorial bookplate to recto of FFEP, later ownership inscription of 'H. Slopes / Sept. 16th 1887' to head of same, occasional marginal ink-staining, foxed.
Price
£ 450.00
[WARD, John]. De asse et Partibus ejus comentarius. [s.n.]. 1719. First edition.
LXXIV pp. With engraved illustrations of six ancient coins, to b2v and b3r. Contemporary polished calf, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering piece. Rubbed, some cracking to joints, a little chipping to head and foot of spine. Remains of old paper lot ticket to one compartment of spine. Ink inscriptions of 'E. Sawyer 1756' and with short biographical notes on 'John Ward LLD Collegii Gresham professor. Rhetoric!' to title; several short manuscript annotations to text.
Price
£ 750.00
[WARNER, Richard]. Rebellion in Bath: Or, the Battle of the Upper-Rooms: An Heroico-odico-tragico-comico Poem, In Two Cantos: By the late Peter Paul Pallet. Canto the First.... Printed for G. Wilkie and J. Robinson. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 74pp. With vignette to title. Uncut in recent calf-backed paper boards, with original title label (bearing price of 5s) affixed to upper board.
Price
£ 200.00