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[EDINBURGH HUNTERIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY]. This society will resume its Meetings on Wednesday the 10th November 1841. After an Address from the President, an Essay "On the Physiology of the Spinal Cord," will be read by H. Lonsdale, M.D. F.R.C.P.E... [s.n.]. 1841.
Single-sheet handbill. Uncut, with vertical folds, some light creasing to extremities.
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£ 75.00
SCHEFFERUS, Johannes. Israel Erlandi fil de vita et miraculis Sancti Erici Sueciae Regis. Typis Nicolai Wankivii. 1675.
[12], 191pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and slightly marked, paper library shelf-labels to spine and upper board. Without front and rear pastedowns, ink-stamps to blank fly-leaves of the 'Franciscan Library Greyfriars Oxford', small hole and paper repair to FFEP with manuscript annotations to verso alongside the ink-stamp of Leipzig bookseller Oswald Weigel and the contemporary ownership inscription of 'Erico Odhelio' dated 1677, occasional ink underlining and corrections to text, a trifle browned.
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£ 250.00
[PIEROZZI, Antonino]. Opera di santo antonino arcivescovo Fiorentino, da lui medesimo composta in volgare, utilissima & necessaria alla instruttione de li Sacerdoti, & di qualunque altra persona, laquale desidera sapere vincere Christianamente, & confessarsi bene de gli suoi peccati. Nuovamente ristampata, & da insiniti errori emendata. Con una breve instruttione. per li Sacerdoti Curati. [s.n.]. 1555.
88 [i.e. 176]pp, [15]. Woodcut vignette to title-page. Later calf-backed marbled boards, red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, loss to lettering-piece, several small worm-holes to joints. Ink ownership inscription, ink-stamp and private library label of Thomas Ottley to FFEP, spotting to title-page, light marginal damp-staining to upper corner of text-block.
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£ 450.00
[VERUCCHIO, Cristoforo da]. Essercitii d'anima, raccolti da' ss. padri, predicati in diverse citta' d'italia... Appresso Giouanni Guerigli. 1596. First edition?.
[28], 360pp. With numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine. A trifle marked, paper library label to upper board. Recent bookplates of 'Francis Crawford Burkitt' and 'Arthuri B. Evans' to FEP, single leaf of manuscript notes in the hand of Arthur Evans tipped-in to FFEP, ink gift inscription to Burkitt from John Evans (dated 1906) to recto of same, leaves lightly toned, margins shaved throughout - with very slight loss to marginal notes, occasional light dust-soiling/damp-staining.
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£ 450.00
[TRAIL, William]. Elements of algebra. For the use of university students. To which is added an appendix. Printed for W. Creech and C. Elliot. 1789. Third edition.
vii, [1], 261, [3], 50pp. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed with extensive surface loss. Pen and pencil trials, mathematical equations, and ink-stamp in Cyrillic characters to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 125.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. Essays and sketches of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1877. First edition.
vii, [3], 306pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 50.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. The life and letters of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, And Co.. 1877. First edition.
xvii, 565pp, [3]. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title, and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'Marie E. Wrixon / from / George F. Armstrong / September, 1878'.
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£ 100.00
REID, Dr. John. Lectures on human physiology. [s.n., s.d.].
Single-sheet handbill. Horizontal and vertical folds, slight tearing to margins, slightly foxed, marked to verso.
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£ 100.00
STOCKTON, Frank R[ichard]. The Adventures of Captain Horn. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1895. Fourth edition.
[1], viii, 440, 7, [17]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's catalogue. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked and rubbed, sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Llangattock' to FEP, near contemporary ink gift inscription to half-title, very short marginal tear to P7, lightly foxed.
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£ 50.00
GILPIN, William. An essay on prints. Printed for R. Blamire. 1792. Fourth edition.
xiii, [3], 174pp, [2], xi, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, without lettering-piece. Rubbed, upper joint split. Marbled endpapers, evidence of removal of bookplate to FEP, bookplate to FFEP of 'John Harris', lightly foxed in parts.
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£ 100.00
[MAN]. Thoughts on the nature of man, the propagation of creeds, and the formation of human character. Joseph Clayton et al.. 1850. First edition.
83pp, [1]. Disbound. Slightest of dust-soiling to title and terminal leaf, single instance of manuscript correction to text, else clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
[DUKE OF GRAFTON]. A first letter to the duke of grafton. Printed for Isaac Fell. 1770. First edition.
[8], 39pp, [1]. With half-title. Disbound. Slightest of spotting, overall a clean and crisp copy.
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£ 75.00
SHIRLEY, [Walter]. A narrative of the Principal circumstances relative to The Rev. Mr. Wesley's Late conference, Held in Bristol, August the 6th, 1771...with the declaration then agreed to By Mr. Wesley, and Fifty-Three of the Preachers in Connexion with him. In a letter to a friend. Printed by W. Gye. 1771. First edition.
24pp. Disbound. Ink-spotting to title-page and terminal leaf, else a clean and crisp copy.
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£ 75.00
BOWLES, John. Remarks on modern female manners, as distinguished by indifference to character, and indecency of dress... Printed for F. and C. Rivington. 1802.
18pp. [Bound after:] BOWLES, John. Thoughts on the late general election. As demonstrative of the progress of Jacobinism. London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1802. [4], 97pp, [1]. With half-title. [And:] [BOWLES, John]. A letter, addressed to the Hon. Charles James Fox, in consequence of his speech in the house of commons, on the character of the late most noble Francis Duke of Bedford... [London]. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, [1802]. Fourth edition. 57pp, [1]. 8vo. Contemporary limp sheep, lettered in gilt. Without spine, boards held in place by binding stubs only, heavily rubbed. Margins of final bound work closely trimmed, occasional light foxing.
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£ 200.00
CRESCIMBENI, Giovanni Mario. Comentarj intorno all' istoria della poesia Italiana ne' quali si ragiona d' ogni genere e specis di quella. Presso T. Becket. 1803. First London edition.
In three volumes. lv, [1], vii, [2], 10-208, [4]; [2], 288, [4]; [2], 270pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled navy morocco, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions to head of all titles, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 200.00
AIKEN, J[ohn]. Geographical delineations: or a compendious view of the natural and political state of all parts of the globe. Printed for J. Johnson. 1806. First edition.
In two volumes. viii, [2], 374; iv, 408pp. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, a trifle sunned. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns of 'Seton of Ekolsund', occasional spots of light marking, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 300.00
BARBAULD, Mrs. [Anna Laetitia]. A TUSCAN.. Inni Giovenili della Signora Barbauld. Stampato per N. Hailes. 1829. Second edition.
xii, 132pp. With half-title. Original publisher's brown buckram, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board reading 'Mrs. Barbauld's / Hymns for Children, / in Italian. / Price 2s. 6d.' Spine a trifle worn, light marking to boards, else fine; internally immaculate.
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£ 300.00
GILPIN, William. Two essays: one, on the author's mode of executing rough sketches; the other, on the principles on which they are composed. To these are added three plates of figures, by sawrey gilpin, esq. R. A.. Printed for and Sold by T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1804. First edition.
43pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece on salmon paper, and three engraved plates. Uncut in original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers. Chipping, creasing, and light marking to wrappers, loss to spine. Recent bookplate of John Harris to FFEP, offsetting to title-page, occasional light spotting.
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£ 200.00
REECE, Richard. The ladies' medical guide; being a popular treatise on the causes, prevention, & mode of treatment of the diseases to which females are particularly subject. Simpkin and Marshall. 1844. Second edition.
[2], vii, [1], 140pp. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of wear to extremities. Occasional light spotting, a near fine copy.
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£ 250.00
EL-EDROOS, Syed Ali. The hashemite arab army 1908-1979: An Appreciation and Analysis of Military Operations. The Publishing Committee. 1980. First edition.
xxxii, 788pp. With 67 monochrome photographs and 38 maps of military operations. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt and blind, dustwrapper. Slight bumping to dustwrapper, with vertical fold to upper panel. Internally immaculate. A fine copy.
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£ 100.00