BAYLY, Thomas. Rough sketches of bath, and Other Poems. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1820. Fifth edition.
[2], 127pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities worn, surface loss to cracked spine, chipping to lettering-piece, upper board held by single cord only, lower joint split. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, half-title very nearly detached, later ink ownership inscription to head of title-page, lightly foxed.
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£ 75.00
BAYLY, [Nathaniel] Thomas Haynes. Weeds of witchery. Published by Ackermann and Co.. 1837.
32pp. With 12 engraved plates. Original publisher's green buckram, gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, endpapers soiled, browning to plates. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'La Comtesse de Montabeue best / from the author.'
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£ 250.00
BEATTIE, James. The minstrel; or, the progress of genius: and other poems. Published by John Sharpe. 1823.
[3], xvi, 176pp. Without half-title. With an additional engraved title page and five engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine a trifle discoloured. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, with pencilled annotation attributing the binding to Charles Lewis, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 150.00
BEAUMONT, Gustave de. Ireland: social, political, and religious. Richard Bentley. 1839. First edition in English.
In two volumes. vii, [1], 382; iv, 356pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing, spines sunned, a trifle marked. Armorial bookplates of Ferdinand M. McVeagh to both FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Michael Hurst / October 1969 to same', pencil annotations throughout, occasional light spots of dust-soiling.
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£ 300.00
BECK, Thomas. Poetic Amusement, Consisting of a Sample of Sonnets, Epistolary Poems, Moral Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces. Printed for Maxwell and Wilson. 1809. First Edition.
xi, [1], 204pp. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth backed paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Worn, with loss to spine and boards. Ink stamp of William T. Harris to FFEP. Foxing to text.
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£ 150.00
BEKKER, Balthazar. The World Bewitch'd; or, An Examination of the Common Opinions concerning spirits: Their Nature, Power, Administration, and Operations. As also, The Effects Men are able to produce by their Communication. Divided into IV Parts...Translated from a French Copy, approved of and subscribed by the Author's own Hand. Printed for R. Baldwin. 1695. First English edition.
[84]. 264pp. With blank A1, and half-title. Contemporary speckled sheep, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed, upper board a trifle warped, small chip at head of spine, else a clean copy. Without RFEP, manuscript shelfmarks to FFEP, with the bookplate of 'The Most Honble.William Marquis of Lothian' to both FEP and REP.
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£ 3,750.00
BELFOUR, John. Music, A Didatic Poem, In Five Cantos. Translated from the Spanish of Don Tomas de Yriarte, into English verse. Printed for Wm. Miller. 1807. First Edition.
[iii]-xxix, [5], 192pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece and terminal errata slip, without half-title. Contemporary half-calf over terracotta paper boards, gilt. Rubbed, lower joint splitting, upper joint cracked with some loss at head and foot. Bookplate removed from FEP.
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£ 150.00
BELFOUR, John. Spanish Heroism; Or, a Battle of Roncesvalles. A Metrical Romance. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1809. First Edition.
ix, [3], 277pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed to extremities, bump to fore-edges, sporadic foxing.
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£ 150.00
BELL, John. Cartlane-craigs: A poem. Printed by C. Stewart, for William Blackwood. 1816. First edition.
viii, 73pp, [3]. With half-title and terminal errata leaf. Uncut, in old but not original blue paper wrappers. Inscribed 'Colinton Library' to title.
Price
£ 275.00
BELL, Thomas. A short essay on Military First Principles. Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt. 1770. First edition.
[4], xii, 223pp, [1]. Sumptuously bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, a trifle marked, ink-stain to upper board. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of John Arthur Brooke and Ian Paton to FEP and FFEP respectively.
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£ 2,500.00
BENN, George. A history of the town of belfast from the earliest times to the close of the eighteenth century. Marcus Ward & Co.. 1877. First edition.
vii, [3], 770pp. With a half-title and 12 engraved plates (nine folding). Contemporary red panelled morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, some ink-spotting to boards. Marbled endpapers, hinges exposed, later bookplate of Samuel Cunningham to FEP.
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£ 450.00
BENNETT, John Hughes. Physiology as a branch of general education and of natural science for students in arts. An address delivered to the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh, November 6, 1868. Edmonston and Douglas. 1869. First edition.
19pp. Disbound. All leaves creased down centre, discolouration to title margins with some foxing.
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£ 75.00
BENNETT, John Hughes. The Present State of the Theory and Practice of Medicine: An Introductory Lecture to the Class of the Institutes of Medicine in the University of Edinbugh. Delivered November 6, 1855. Sutherland and Knox. 1855. First Edition.
23pp, [1]. Sewn self-wraps. Marking to wraps, with vertical crease.
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£ 75.00
BENTHAM, Edward. A letter to a Fellow of a College. Being the sequel of A letter to a Young Gentleman of Oxford. . Printed for S. Birt and Mary Senex; and J. Fletcher, in Oxford. 1749.
72pp., [2]. With a final errata leaf. Eighteenth-century marbled wrappers, stitched as issued. A trifle rubbed, else fine.
Price
£ 200.00
BENTLEY, Samuel. Poems on various occasions: consisting of original pieces and translations. Printed for the Author, by J. D. Cornish. 1774. First edition.
[2], xxiv, 205pp, [1]. Without half-title. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Boards rubbed with some surface loss. Hinges cracked, ink inscriptions to recto of FFEP and head of title, occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 150.00