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FLINDERS PETRIE, W.M.. Hyksos and Israelite Cities. Office of School of Archaeology/Bernard Quaritch. 1906. First edition.
vii, 57pp, 40 plates. Half cloth over original paper board. Gilt titling to spine. Some rubbing to extremities and splitting to upper joint, markings to boards. Slight tape residue at foot of spine. Inkstamp of Hawkshead Priory Library to FEP, but no other library markings.
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£ 45.00
OGILVIE, John. Britannia: A National Epic Poem, in Twenty Books. To Which is Prefixed a critical Dissertation on Epic Machinery. Printed, for the Author, By J. Chalmers and Co.. 1801. First Edition.
[8], 623pp, [1], With half-title. Uncut in original blue paper boards, neatly rebacked to style. A fine presentation copy, inscribed 'To Mr John Garvack. As a sincere expression of just esteem and a very unequal although well meant return to many offices of disinterested friendship. From the Author'.
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£ 750.00
CARLYLE, J.D.. Poems, Suggested Chiefly By Scenes in Asia-Minor, Syria, and Greece, with Prefaces, Extracted from the Author's Journal. Embellished with Two Views of The Source of the Scamander, and the Aqueduct Over the Simos.. Printed By William Bulmer and Co....For John White. 1805. First Edition.
[4], xvi, [4], 149pp [i.e. 146pp]. With two aquatint engravings by R. Pollard. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Preserved in modern folding-box. Rubbed, with upper joint tender and label chipped. Book label of Ruari McLean to FEP.
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£ 300.00
SOUTHEY, Robert. All for Love; and the Pilgrim to Compostella. John Murray. 1829. First Edition.
[8], 221pp, [3]. With engraved frontispiece, half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Original blue blind-stamped cloth, with printed paper lettering-piece. Slight chip to lettering-piece, a little fading to binding, else a fine copy. Occasional marking to page-edges. Book label of W.C. Kemm to FEP.
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£ 50.00
[LAKE ERIE]. Historischer Kalender Oder Der Hinkende Bot: Auf Das Jahr Christi 1843. Bei Carl Stampfli. 1843.
[72pp]. With woodcuts to text, and an additional folding woodcut plate. Stitched at spine, with blue paper reinforcement. Some creasing/splitting to spine, else a crisp copy, clipped to marginal top corner of first 12 leaves.
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£ 250.00
[OPPEL, Friedrich Wilhelm von]. Analysis triangulorum. Impensis Grorgii Conradi Waltheri Imprimebat Jo. Gotti. Imm. Breitkopf. 1746.
[4], 98pp, [2]. With 13 engraved plates, several folding. Uncut in original paper boards, spine reinforced at an early date, manuscript titling. Some browning, a trifle rubbed to joints, else an unsophisticated copy.
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£ 950.00
[PHILLIPPS, Sir Thomas]. An Ancient Confirmation Deed, relating to Certain Lands Formerly Possessed by the Abbey of Shaftesbury in the County Of Dorset. Printed By J. Agg. 1818. First Edition.
42pp. Later two tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Geo. Matcham Esq ex dono amici Editoris, Thomae Phillipps de Middlehill 1856' to blank fly.
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£ 325.00
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
DUNGLISON, Richard J.. The Public Medical Libraries of Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1871. First Edition.
46pp. Original publisher's printed wraps. Slight marking and foxing to covers, occasionally to text, vertical creasing.
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£ 100.00
SPENCE, James. Cases of Tracheotomy in Croup, and for the Removal of Foreign Bodies. Printed By Murray and Gibb. 1858. First edition.
19pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece of two anatomical diagrams. Original publisher's plain tan paper wraps. Dust-soiling to extremities, remnant of postage stamp to lower wrap. All leaves and plate creased down centre, some tearing and loss to top margin of a majority of leaves, and no point touching text.
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£ 150.00
DAWSON, Thomas. An Account of a Safe and Efficacious Medicine in Sore-Eyes and Eye-Lids. Sold By J. Johnson. 1782. First Edition.
[4], 15pp, [1]. With half-title. [Bound behind:] WARE, James. Remarks on the Ophthalmy, Psorophthalmy, and Purulent Eye. With Methods of Cure, considerably different from those commonly used; and Cases annexed, in Proof of their Utility. London. Printed for Charles Dilly, 1780. First Edition. vii, [1], 133pp, [1]. With half-title. [And:] WARNER, Joseph. A Description of the Human Eye, and its Adjacent Parts; Together with their Principal Diseases, and the Methods proposed for relieving them. London. Printed for Lockyer Davis, 1775. Second Edition. x, 109pp, [1]. With two engraved plates. 8vo. Contemporary calf-backed, vellum tipped marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, lower joint cracked. Short manuscript contents list in an early hand to FEP.
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£ 600.00
LISTER, Joseph. Introductory lecture delivered in the university of edinburgh. November 8, 1869. Edmondston and Douglas. 1869. First edition.
22pp. Original wraps, with title to upper wrap. A fine presentation copy, with only slight marking, inscribed 'From the author' to head of title.
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£ 750.00
WALKER, John. Poems, by the Late Rev. John Walker, A.B. Formerly of Magdalen College, Oxford, Gospeller of the Cathedral Church, and Minister of St. Peter's Per Mounter Gate and St. John's Timberhill, Norwich; Vicar of Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk, and of Bawdsey.... Printed and Sold By Stevenson, Matchett, and Stevenson.... 1809. First Edition.
[22], 135pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's two tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Slight loss to spine, else a fine copy. Ink inscription of Edward Mugridge to half-title, and a short manuscript note in his hand to blank-fly at rear, mentioning a poem composed in the memory of Walker that is 'to be found in my common-place book for 1809 - page 87'. Small booklabel of J.O. Edwards to FEP.
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£ 400.00
CAMPBELL, Alexander. The Grampians desolate: A poem. Printed By John Moir...for Vernor and Hood, London: And Manners and Miller, Edinburgh. 1804. First Edition.
vii, [1], 316pp, [4]. With half-title and terminal 'Prospectus of a new agricultural institution, or fund of aid for waste land cultivators. Dated London, April 16th 1804.' Finely bound in contemporary half mottled calf over marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, flat-spine with subtle blind-stamped grecian urn devices to compartments. A fine copy. Small booklabel to J.O. Edwards to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To Hawkins Browne Esqr, M.P. from the Author' to head of half-title.
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£ 750.00
[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.
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£ 3,250.00
[HAWKE, Martin]. Howell Wood; Or, The Raby Hunt, in Yorkshire. February, 1803. A New Hunting Song, to the Tune of "Ballynamonaora". Printed By Henry Reynell. 1804. First Edition.
8pp. Modern morocco backed buckram, with contrasting morocco title label, gilt, to upper board. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester's copy, with his bookplate and small booklabel of J.O. Edwards to FEP.
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£ 250.00
[WEYMOUTH]. The Weymouth Guide: Exhibiting the Ancient and Present State of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis; With a Description of Milton Abbey, Sherborne Castle, Lulworth Castle, the Island of Portland, and Every Other Place Worthy the Attention of Strangers who visit Weymouth. Embellished with a View of the Bay, and a Plan of Sandsfort Castle.. Printed for the Editor. Sold at the Library in St. Thomas's Street.... [1789]. Second Edition.
112pp. With lithographed frontispiece view of Weymouth Bay and an engraved folding plate of Sandsfoot Castle. Stitched within original marbled wraps. Slight creasing, some loss to spine. With the bookplate of Lord Walsingham to FEP.
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£ 350.00
GARDINER, Richard. Richardi Gardiner Herefordensis, Aedis Christi. Oxon. Canonici, Specimen Oratorium Recusum, & Declamationibus Quorandam Ibidem Art: Bac: Necnon Additamentis Studentium Heterogeniis Adornatum. Excudebat H. Hall Academiae Typographus, Impensis Ric: Davis. 1662. Third Edition.
[4], 176pp, [2]. Finely bound in nineteenth-century green crushed morroco, gilt. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Slight loss of leather to turn-in of upper board. Slightly soiled, with occasional light staining, else a fine copy.
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£ 500.00
DAVENANT, Sir William. Gondibert: An Heroick Poem. Printed for John Holden. 1651. Second edition.
[4], 64, [4], 243, [7]. With preliminary errata leaf, and V8, a duplicate of the text of V7v. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep. Lightly rubbed, with small leather flaw to spine and a little loss to bottom corner of lower board, else a crisp copy.
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£ 400.00
QUINTON, John Allan. Heaven's Antidote to The Curse of Labour; or. The Temporal Advantages of the Sabbath, Considered in Relation to the Working Classes. With Six Engraved By George Measom, from Designs By Gilbert. Partridge and Oakey. 1849. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 141pp, [3]. Frontispiece and three further engraved plates, two vignette engravings to text. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt. Some fading to spine.
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£ 100.00