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RUSSELL, Richard. A dissertation concerning the use of sea water In Diseases of the glands, &c. to which is added An epistolary dissertation To R. Frewin, M. D.. Printed at the Theatre: and Sold by James Fletcher...and J. and J. Rivington. 1753. First edition.
[2], xv, [1], 398pp, [2]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, a terminal corrigenda leaf, and seven engraved plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
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£ 375.00
SCOTT, Sir Walter. Peveril du pic, par sir walter scott; traduit de l'anglais par le traducteur des romans historiques de sir walter scott. A la librarie de Charles Gosselin. 1823. First French edition.
In five volumes. Contemporary half-vellum, green paper boards, manuscript lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed and discoloured. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to recto of all FFEPs, loss to lower corners of two leaves of Vol. I, one of Vols. II and III respectively, and two of Vol. IV - just clipping text in some instances, Vol. V partially misbound, occasional spotting.
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£ 150.00
[GILPIN, John]. [COWPER, William - Adaptations]. The life of John Gilpin, taken From divers Manuscripts in the Possession of the Family, and now published, for the first Time, by their Permission, for the Gratification of the Public Curiousity, respecting so extraordinary a Character... Printed for Messrs. Burnet, White, Burton, H. Whitestone, Byrne, Cash, M'Donnel, and Marchbank. 1785. First Dublin edition.
viii, 144pp. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, later sympathetic repairs to upper joint, short split to foot of lower joint. Inscriptions of George Gore, along with other pen-trials, to blank fly-leaves and dedication leaf, some marginal worming at end.
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£ 750.00
[EPIGRAMS]. New joe miller; or, the tickler, containing five hundred good things, many of which are original, and the others selected from the best authors. Printed [by S. Gosnell] for James Ridgway. 1800. First edition.
[4], 212pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head and foot of spine, some surface loss to boards. Late nineteenth-century inked ownership inscription and twentieth-century newspaper clipping to FEP, without front free-endpaper, offsetting to title-page, occasional loss/chipping to upper margins.
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£ 250.00
WESTGARTH, William. Victoria and the australian gold mines in 1857; with notes on the overland route from australia, via suez. Smith, Elder, and Co.. 1857. First edition.
xvi, 466, [2], 16pp. With three engraved maps (two folding), and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Light offsetting, else internally immaculate, a fine copy. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'With the author's compliments'.
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£ 375.00
SALLUST. C. sallustii crispi Quae extant. In usum serenissimi galliarum delphini, diligenter recensuit, & Notulas addidit daniel crispinus. Apud Fredericum Leonard Typographum Regis, Serenissimi Delphini, & Cleri Gallicani. 1674.
[30], 234pp, [126]. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked, slight splitting to lower joint. Very occasional pen-trials/short tears to margins, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00
COLLINS, Samuel. Increpatio Andreae Eudaemono-johannis jesuitae, de infami parallelo, et, renovata assertio torturae torti, Pro Clarissimo Domino atque Antistite Eliensi. Excudebat Cantrellus Legge. 1612. First edition.
[14], 442pp. Without initial and terminal blank leaves. Recent panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Deleted inked ownership inscription to title-page, very occasional chipping to margins, worm-trail of gutter margins of several gatherings, damp-staining to latter half of text-block.
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£ 300.00
CARROLL, William Henry. A copious practical index to the several statutes enacted in the 33d, 35th, 37th, part of the 40th, 43d, 45th, 51st, and 57th years of king george III for the regulation of contested elections in ireland, as far as relate to the elections of members to serve in the imperial parliament for counties and cities only. Printed by George Grierson and John Rowe Power. 1818. Second edition.
254pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to lettering-piece. Very occasional slight marginal chipping, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 375.00
[BIBLIOTHECA LITERARIA]. Bibliotheca literaria, being a collection of Inscriptions, Medals, Dissertations, &c. To be Continued... Printed for W. and J. Innys, 1722-1724. First edition.
10 volumes bound as one. [2], 48, [2], 48, [2], 48, [2], 48, [2], 48, [2], 48, [2], 47, [3], [2], 48, [2], 48, [2], 48pp. Without the advertisement leaves which followed each title-page. Bound by Hatton of Manchester in nineteenth-century half-calf, burgundy cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, all edges red. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of the library of the Earls of Macclesfield to FEP, occasional marginal staining, foxed.
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£ 450.00
[PSALMS - SCOTTISH CHURCH]. The psalms of david in metre: According to the Version, approved by the Church of Scotland, And appointed to be sung in Congregations and Families. Printed by J. & M. Robertson. 1792.
360pp. ESTC T171310. [Bound with:] Translations and paraphrases, in verse, of several passages of sacred scripture, collected and prepared by a committee of the general assembly of the church of scotland, in order to be sung in churches. Edinburgh. Printed and Sold by J. Dickson, 1792. [4], 122pp. ESTC T91827. 12mo. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting.
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£ 150.00
RUSSELL, John Russell Earl. Papal aggression. Speech of the right honourable lord john russell, delivered in the house of commons, February 7. 1851. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1851. First edition.
[3], 6-48pp. Without half-title. [Bound with:] M'CAUL, Alexander. The bill worse than the bull. A letter to the very rev. gilbert elliot, d.d., dean of bristol. London. Wertheim and Macintosh, 1851. First edition. 8pp. [And:] The queen, or the pope? The question considered in its political, legal and religious aspects... Edinburgh & London. William Blackwood & Sons, 1850. Second edition. x, [1], 12-112pp. [And:] WISEMAN, [Nicholas Patrick]. An appeal to the reason and good feeling of the english people on the subject of the catholic hierarchy. London. Thomas Richardson and Son, 1850. First edition. 32pp. [And:] CUMMING, John. Notes on the cardinal's manifesto, in a letter to the right hon. lord john russell, Her Majesty's Prime Minister. London. Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co., 1850. First edition. 32pp. [And:] GOODE, William. Address delivered at a public meeting of the inhabitants of allhallows the great and less, london: convened for the purpose of considering the propriety of presenting an address to the crown on the recent act of papal aggression: Nov. 15, 1850. London. Thomas Hatchard, 1850. First edition. 16pp. [And:] NICOLINI, J. B. The detail and evidence of a new conspiracy of the pope, dr. wiseman, and other romish priests, against the faith and liberties of england, with interesting revelations. London. Printed for the Author, 1850. First edition. 21pp, [1]. [And:] LORD, James. Concessions and consequences. Reasons against proposed endowment of the romish priesthood. [London]. [Macintosh], [1849]. First edition. 8pp. Extracted from the Protestant Magazine. [And:] THORTON, John. Report of a public meeting of the inhabitants of clapham, on the encroachments of rome... London. Published by D. Batten, [1850]. First edition. 35pp, [1]. Ink gift inscription to head of title. [And:] NOLAN, Thomas. The royal supremacy considered in connexion with the late papal aggression... London. Sampson Low, 1850. Second edition. 32pp. [And:] GOODE, William. Reply to the letter and declaration respecting the royal supremacy, received from archdeacons manning and wilberforce, and professor mill. London. J Hatchard and Son, 1850. First edition. 27pp, [1]. With half-title. Newspaper clipping tipped-in to recto of terminal leaf. [And:] DRUMMOND, Henry. Speech of henry drummond...on the Second Reading of the Ecclesiastical Titles Bill... London. Thomas Bosworth, 1851. Third edition. x, [1], 12-47pp, [1]. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, blue buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, chipping and loss to lettering-pieces. Occasional ink underlining/spotting.
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£ 150.00
[SEAMAN'S JOURNAL]. The new and complete seaman's journal being an improvement on the plan marked out by John Hamilton Moore, in his new Daily Assistant. Published for the Use of Seamen. Printed and sold by Charles Oram, Paper-Maker, Stationer, Bookbinder, Chart and Navigation Bookseller, 57 Broad-quay, Bristol. [1840?].
[33]ff, consisting of printed title and 22 leaves accomplished in manuscript, the remainder blank. Original stiff marbled wrapper. Creased, with old central fold, slightly worn to extremities. A series of manuscript laundry lists 'sent on shore', dated July 1841, on 2 folded folios and the verso of a printed billhead for 'Bodry's Chop House...opposite the Scotch Kirk, Tank Square, Calcutta', loosely inserted.
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£ 950.00
[BRISTOL GAOL]. [Drop-head title:] Bristol Gaol Bill. Bristol, August 4, 1792. Objections to an act lately obtained for building a new gaol within the city of Bristol, and for other purposes; and reasons for a suspension and repeal thereof, presented to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, by the Delegates from the several Parishes, and from the Castle-Precincts, within the city. Printed by W. Pine. [1792]. First edition.
9pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched as issued. With docket title printed to verso of final leaf. Three horizontal folds, later stitching to spine, substantial ink-stain to verso of final leaf.
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£ 450.00
[WAYLAND, Mrs.]. Recollections of a beloved sister, interspersed with reflections addressed to her own children. Printed and published by Henry Mozley and Son. 1828. First edition.
152pp. With half-title, and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent book-label of John Wolfran Cornwall to FEP, ink ownership inscription to head of title-page, foxed.
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£ 200.00
WESLEY, John. Primitive physic: or, an easy and natural method of curing most diseases. Printed by Wilkinson ans Courtney. 1809. Twenty-sixth edition.
xx, [1], 22-132pp. [Bound after:] TISSOT, [Samuel Auguste David]. Advice with respect to health. Extracted from dr. tissot. Dublin. Printed by Wilkinson and Courtney, 1809. Seventh edition. 228pp. 12mo. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle marked. Lightly foxed, paper repairs to fore-edges of leaves D2-3 of first bound-work, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00
[ETON COLLEGE]. A list of eton college, taken at election, 1829. Printed and Sold by E. Williams. [1829].
23pp, [1]. [Bound with:] [A further 12 Eton College lists covering the years 1830-1840 (two representing 1839, taken at election and Christmas respectively), all printed by E. Williams.] 12mo. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed. Very occasional loss and short tears to margins, occasional ink and pencil deletions and corrections.
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£ 150.00
[CHURCH OF SCOTLAND]. An dara leabhar air son nan sgoilean gae'lach: a ta air an cumail suas le comunn ardsheanaigh eaglais na h-alba. Clodh-Bhuailte le Iain Collie. 1826.
72pp. Original publisher's powder blue paper wrappers. Rubbed, chipping to spine, upper joint splitting, remnants of stitching to wrapper edges. Several small worm-trails - occasional touching text without loss of sense, lightly spotted.
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£ 100.00
[MUSES FAREWEL]. The muses farewel to Popery and Slavery, or, a collection of Miscellany Poems, Satyrs, Songs, &c. Made by the most Eminent Wits of the Nation, as the Shams, Intreagues, and Plots of Priests and Jesuits gave occasion. Printed for N[athaniel]. R[anew]. H[enry]. F[aithorne]. and J[ohn]. K[ersey].. 1689. First edition.
[6], 144pp. Without initial license-to-print leaf. ESTC R19207, Wing M3140. [Bound with:] A supplement to the collection of miscellany poems against Popery & Slavery. London. [s.n.], 1689. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1]. ESTC R28188, Wing S6186. 8vo. Recent navy half-morocco, blue moire boards, lettered in gilt. Slight marking to extremities. Very occasional spotting/marginal repairs, shaving to head, minute worm-trail to lower margin, early annotation to head of p.94 of second bound work.
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£ 500.00
[NATURAL PHILOSOPHY]. Elements of natural philosophy, arranged under the following heads: Matter and Motion, The Universe, The Solar System, The Fixed Stars, The Earth considered as a Planet, The Atmosphere, Meteors, Springs, Rivers, and the Sea, Fossils, Plants, Animals, The Human Frame, and the human understanding. Printed by Joseph Smyth. 1812. First edition?.
iv, 161pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary sheep, gilt. Extremities worn and marked, lower board later restored to style, splitting to spine and joints. Ownership inscription to recto of FFEP; 'James J. Adams / January 14 1845', occasional slight marginal loss, foxed.
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£ 250.00
[WOLLASTON, Charlton Byam]. The satires of persius translated. Printed by G. Clark. 1833.
xvi, [4], 103pp, [3]. Parallel Latin and English text. Original publisher's maroon cloth, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, spots of marking, spine sunned. Armorial bookplate of William Mundy Esq. to FEP, with his ownership inscription to head of title together with annotation revealing authorship, adhesive residue from removed bookplate to verso fo FFEP, with offsetting to title-page, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00