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.
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£ 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.
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£ 150.00
BERANGER, [Pierre-Jean de]. Oeuvres completes. Perrotin. 1841. Edition Elzevirienne.
[4], 500pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound by Clarke & Bedford in contemporary richly gilt-tooled brown morocco. A trifle rubbed. Morocco bookplate of Robert Samuel Turner to FEP, foxed.
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£ 100.00
BERENSON, Bernard. Aesthetics and history in the visual arts. Pantheon. 1948. First edition.
260pp. With 24 monochrome photographic illustrations, publisher's advertisement leaflet loosely inserted. Original publisher's grey cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Minor wear to extremities, slight marking and some chipping and tearing to dustwrapper. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'Mason Hammond / from Bernard Berenson / October, 1948'.
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£ 250.00
BERENSON, Bernard. Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson. Electa Editrice. 1955. First edition, number 732 of 1000 copies.
74pp, [4]. Illustrated with numerous tipped-in facsimilies. Original publisher's salmon pink limp paper boards. A near fine copy. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'With love to the / Hammonds / B. B. / I Tatti / Nov. 13 / 56'.
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£ 300.00
BERENSON, Bernard. L'arco di costantino o della decadenza della forma. Electa Editrice. [1952]. First edition.
74pp, [16]. With 80 monochrome photographic plates. Original publisher's grey paper boards, lettered in black, dustwrapper. Upper board nearly detached, slight dust-soiling and chipping to dustwrapper. Upper hinge exposed, lightly browned. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'To Mason Hammond / with the affectionate / friendship / of / Bernard Berenson / (?) / Dec. 29 / 1952'.
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£ 150.00
BERENSON, Bernard. The Berenson Archive. An Inventory of Correspondence compiled by Nicky Mariano on the centenary of the birth of Bernard Berenson 1865-1959. Harvard University Press. 1965. First edition.
xii, 122pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, drab paper slipcase. Light rubbing to extremities, spine sunned. Internally immaculate. From the library of classical scholar, Mason Hammond (1903-2002), with his ownership inscription to blank fly-leaf alongside tipped-in presentation slip of the Biblioteca Berenson, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.
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£ 75.00
BERKELEY, George. Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflexions and inquiries Concerning the Virtues of tar water, And divers other Subjects connected together and arising one from another. Re-printed For W. Innys, and C. Hitch...and C. Davis. 1744. Second edition, improved and correct by the author.
174pp, [2]. Recent sheep-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Recent book-label of John Stephens to FEP, inked ownership inscription of 'Danvers Osborm 1744' to head of title-page, with very occasional annotations in his hand, slight loss to upper corner of leaf O1.
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£ 450.00
BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX. Christlich= Und Geistliche Uberlegungen Jenes Gedanckens... Gedruckt ben Johann Michael Labhart. 1727.
[6], 477pp, [1]. With a woodcut frontispiece. Title in red and black. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, metal clasps. Extremities worn and marked, very small worm-holes to joints. Marbled pastedowns, ink-stamp to FFEP of the Franciscan monastery at Crawley, Sussex, slight marginal loss to frontispiece, paper repair to lower corner of leaf X1, leaves toned, occasional spotting.
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£ 200.00
BERNARD, Richard. The isle of man; or, legal proceedings in manshire against sin. Wherein, by way of continued allegory, the chief Malefactors are detected. And their arraignment and judicial trial. With the spiritual use thereof. Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son. 1834. New edition.
xxvi, 142pp. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, library shelf-mark in correction fluid to spine. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, with their ink inscription to head of title-page and occasional embossed stamps, ink ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional shaving to margins, lightly foxed.
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£ 75.00
BERQUIN, M. [Arnaud]. Pieces Choisies De L'Ami Des Enfans De M. Berquin. A L'Usage Des Ecoles. Imprime Par W. Et C. Spilsbury. Pour A. Dulau. 1798. Seconde Edition, Revue et Corrigee.
[2], iv, [2], 144, 157-240, 243-366pp. With a half-title and engraved frontispiece, and complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary sheep, gilt ruling to spines. Rubbed with cracking and some loss to joints. Oval-shaped bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP. Occasional light mark to text.
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£ 125.00
BETJEMAN, John. High and low. John Murray. 1966. First edition.
x, 81pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's yellow cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light marking to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle chipped, spine panel sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by the author to title-page.
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£ 150.00
BEVERIDGE, William. Institutionum chronologicarum librii II. Una cum totidem arithmetices chronologicae libellis. Typis Samuelis Roycroft, & prostant apud Gualterum Kettilby. 1705. Editio altera, priori emendatior.
[8], 259pp, [5]. A handsome copy in contemporary panelled calf, with slight rubbing, crack to upper joint, and a little marking. Tear without loss to C4, else a crisp copy, with a manuscript inscription to recto of FFEP indicating that this was 'Bought at Dick's coffee house at the / auction of Dr. Elwood's Books. Novbr. 25. 1740 / Price - 0:2:8d'.
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£ 750.00
BICKLE, Jebus. Lays of Lyonesse. And Other Verses. The Camborne Printing & Stationery Company. 1900. First edition.
200pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, FFEP torn and working-loose, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00