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HASENMULLER, Elias. Historia Jesuitici Ordinis, In Qua De Societatis Esuitarum Autore, Nomine, Gradibus, Incremento, Vita, Votis, Privilegiis, Miraculis, Doctrina, Morte, &c. Perspicue Solideq Tractatur.... Excudebat Johannes Spies. 1593. First Edition.
323pp, [1]. Later paper boards, rubbed and worn. 'E Bibliotheca Oelsneriana' inscribed to verso of FFEP, remains of faint circular institional stamp to verso of title. A large copy with good margins, but with some softening to fore-edge at extremities. Small hole to head of A2, causing loss of a single letter to running title of verso. Discrete paper repairs to base of title and A2. Some worming to lower margin. Occasional ink underlining, else a crisp copy.
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£ 500.00
IRVINE, Rev. Mr. Charles. A Collection of Evangelical Discourses on Fifteen Passages of Scripture, Adapted to the Family and Closet...Printed for the Benefit of His Daughters. Printed By J. Reid, for the Authors's Daughters. 1772. First Edition.
xvi, 446pp, [2]. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with some loss to marbled paper, loss to head and foot of spine, splitting and slight loss to joints. Bumping to corners.
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£ 250.00
SHEPERD, Rev. Mr. James. Sermons on the Following Subjects; Viz. I. Life from Christ. II. The Physician of Souls. III. The Incarnation of Christ. IV. The Expediency and Necessity of the Sufferings of Christ. V. Reconciliation to God By the Blood of Christ.... Printed for James Buckland. 1748. First Edition.
xii, 176pp, [4]. With two final leaves of advertisements. Contemporary sheep, rubbed and scuffed, with some loss to spine. Bookplate of the Rev. E.S. Bunting, Yelden Rectory to FEP.
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£ 175.00
[SHIPWRECK]. A Narrative of the Loss of the Kent East Indiaman, By Fire, in The Bay of Biscay, on the 1st March, 1825. In a Letter to a Friend. By A Passenger. Printed for Waugh and Innes. 1825. Third Edition.
[iiii-v], vi, [7]-113pp, [7]. Contermporary tan calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, by B.Hunt of Birmingham. Very slight rubbing, else a fine copy. John Drinkwater's copy, with his armorial bookplate and tipped in signature to FEP, and the signature of his wife Ellen to title page. Later bookplate of David Reginald Hay-Neave, colonial civil servant, also to FEP.
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£ 325.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. Gryll Grange. By the Author of 'Headlong Hall'. Parker, Son, & Bourn. 1861. First Edition.
viii, 316pp, [4]. With 4pp advertisements to rear. Publisher's original maroon cloth, gilt spine, boards decorated in blind. Rubbed, some bumping to corners. Spine slightly faded and cocked. Contemporary ink inscription of Miss Hall to FFEP.
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£ 150.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Genius of the Thames: a Lyrical Poem.. T. Hookham. 1810. First Edition.
vii, [1], 147pp, [1]. With half-titles. Victorian tan half-calf, gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, with loss to head of spine. Ink-dated author obituary clippings pasted to blank-fly, four small mount-holes cut to half title; combined with the indentation on the following leaves suggestive that this once held a Carte de Visite of the author. Some glue residue to gutter of title. Leaf C5 bound before C4.
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£ 400.00
THOMSON, John. Tables of Interest, At 4, 4 1/2, and 5 per Cent. From 1 to 365 Days, from 1 to 12 Months, and from 1 to 10 Years. Which, by Directions Given, Answer for All Other Rates from 1 to 10 Per Cent. Also, Tables Shewing the Exchange on Bills... Printed for William Creech. 1775. Second edition.
[8], 400pp. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red-morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, with occasional browning to text. Signed by the author to verso of title, below a printed statement: 'No copy of this book is warranted genuine, or correct, but what is signed by the author's own hand, as under'.
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£ 150.00
[PEACOCK, Thomas Love]. Crotchet Castle, by the Author of Headlong Hall. Published By T. Hookham. 1831. First Edition.
[8], 300pp. Modern buckram-backed paper boards, paper label to spine. With the preliminary advertising leaf. Browning to spine, some marking to upper margins of text.
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£ 300.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Misfortunes of Elphin. Published By Thomas Hookham. 1829. First Edition.
[8], 240pp. Nineteenth-century tan calf, gilt, with contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, by Riviere. T.E.G., all others uncut. With original drab wraps bound in at end. Upper joint lightly rubbed, with marking to upper board. Bookplates of Edith Barbara Tranter and John A. Spoor to FEP.
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£ 350.00
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
[GUICHARD, Eleonore]. Memoires De Cecile, Ecrits par elle-meme, Revues par Monsieur De La Place. Tome premier [-second]. Et Se Vend a Francfort En Foire, Chez J. F. Bassompierre & J. Vanden Berghen. 1756.
Two volumes bound as one. xii, 236. 289pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait plate of the eponymous Cecile. Contemporary pink-melange backed marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed to extremities. Loss to FEP and occasionally to margins. Small paper flaw to Q4, affecting text but without any loss, stain to C1-2 slightly obscuring text.
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£ 150.00
HONE, William. Ancient Mysteries Described especially the English Miracle Plays Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, Extant among the Unpublished Manuscripts in the British Museum; Including Notices of Ecclesiastical Shows.... Printed for William Hone. 1823. First Edition/Later Issue.
[2], x, [2], 13-299pp. Complete with 13 engravings, two of which folding. Original publisher's cloth, title printed to upper board within floral border. Part of a later issue, with a black and white frontispiece. A very good copy, with only very light external wear and marking to lower edges, slight chipping to head and foot of spine, internally particularly clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
LUTHER, Martin. A Sammelband of 11 Eighteenth-Century Theological Tracts, Nine of Which Involving Martin Luther. 1724.
11 vols bound in one. Contemporary vellum. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Auserlesene Trost-Briefe Des Mannes Bottes Martini Lutheri, Eir Er Un versolgte angefochtene under traurige Personen mit einter recht Evangelischen Feder geschrieben... Jena, 1724. Joh. Friedr. Rittern. [16], 142pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lauteres und Apostolisches Zeugniss Bon Christo fur uns Rach Unleitung der Morte Pauli... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 108pp, [4]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Rothiger Unterricht Bom Glauben und Sufen Wercten Seinter Furstresslichfeit wegen Aus Seinen Schriften Zur gemeinen Erhauung... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 70pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des theuren Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Abhandlung von der Leibe und ihrer Borfresslichteif... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [12], 97pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Erflarung Der Sieben Buss Psalmen Wie folche Des Selige Mann im Jahr 1517-1525... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 136pp. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lehrreicher Bortrag von der Heil Taufe, Darinnen Derselben Wefen, Krafft, Kuken under rechter Gebrauch....Jena und Leipzig, 1723. Johann Friedrich Rittern. [24], 117pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Ernstliche Bermahnung Zum H. Abendmahl, Samt einem auszuge aus einem sermon bon Burdiger Empfahung... Halle, 1726. Johann Christian Hendeln. [20], 81pp, [3]. D. Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Leichen-Predigt, Welche uber der Leiche des frommen Chur-Fursten Herzog Friederichs zu Sachsen in zween sermonen.... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 32pp. SIDELIO, Friederich. Des Mannes Gottes D. Martin Luthers Trostliche Ubhandlung Bom Leiden der Christen.... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [32], 48pp. MOSHEIM, Johann Lorenz. Sivo Predigsten Ben besondern Selegenheiten uber I. B der Konige am III, V.7-9. und Spruch-worter am XXV.v.2-5. gehalten von Johann Lorzenss Mosheim... Helmstadt, 1734. Christian Friedrich Mengand. 160pp. VOLLMANNS, Sabr. Heinr. Heiliges Denfmahl fur die Im Jahr 1744. In der evangelischen Religion Von ihm confirmirte kinder. Hannover, 1744. Johann Adolph Kercten. 56pp.
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£ 650.00
HAMILTON, Sir William. Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform. Chiefly from the Edinburgh Review; Corrected, Vindicated, Enlarged, In Notes and Appendices. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1853. Second edition, enlarged.
xii, 852pp. With errata leaf preceding p.1. Original publisher's blindstamped cloth, by Edmonds and Remnants, with their label to REP. Inscribed 'With the Author's Compliments' to half-title, with 'Copy of the 1st Edition received April 22, 1852' added in another hand. Lightly rubbed, bumping to corners. Hinges starting. Damp-staining to edge of text-block and occasionally to text, which consequently also suffers from slight rippling.
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£ 200.00
PORTEUS, Right Rev. Beilby. A Brief Confutation of the Errors of the Church of Rome. Extracted from Archbisop Secker's Five Sermons Against Popery; And Published for the Use of the Diocese of Chester.. Printed By John Rivington for J.F. And C. Rivington.... 1781. First Edition.
[8], 81pp. Original publisher's stitched blue paper wraps, some wear and creasing to edges. Contemporary ink inscription to head of upper wrapper. Lightly soiled.
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£ 100.00
MENNENS, Frans. Deliciae Equestrium Sive Militarium Ordinum, et Eorundem Origines, Statuta, Symbola et Insignia, Iconibus additis Genuineis. Hac Editione, Multorum Ordinum, & Quot Quot Extitere, Accessione Locupletata, Serieq Temporum Distributa..... Apud Joannem Kinckium, Sub Monocerote. 1613. First Edition.
[16], 764pp, [i.e. 264pp], [8, including final blank R8]. With an additional 4pp chronological index in manuscript inserted at end. Vignette engraving to title, several woodcut head and tail pieces, decorated initials. Illustrated throughout with the arms of the chivalric orders discussed. Contemporary vellum, yapp edges, titled in manuscript to spine. Lacks ties. Light marking to binding. Occasional staining and tears to margins, one of which just touching running-title to *5, without loss.
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£ 1,250.00
NAPIER, James R.. On Pressure Logs for Measuring the Speed of Ships. From the Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow.. 1872. Offprint.
14pp, [2]. With illustrations throughout. Original publisher's pink wraps. Soiling to part of upper wrap, internally clean and tight.
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£ 75.00
[ASIA], [TURKISH HISTORY], VÁMBÉRY, Hermann. Die Primitive Cultur Des Turko-Tatarischen Volkes Auf Grund Sprachlicher Forschungen. F. A. Brockhaus. 1879. First Edition.
[7], viii, [3], 276pp. Recased in modern boards with original wraps pasted on, rough-cut leaves. Slight wear to edges, corners bumped, some foxing. Title and half title separating, foxing throughout.
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£ 200.00
HAWKINS, Ernest. Annals of the Diocese of Fredericton. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1847. First Edition.
viii, 3-74pp. With frontispiece engraving and folding map of the Diocese of Fredericton. Original publisher's mauve cloth, blindstamped, titled in gilt to upper board. Spine faded, extremities a trifle marked and rubbed.
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£ 95.00