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[ARMY LIST]. A list of the officers of the army and of the corps of royal marines, on full, retired, and half-pay...Corrected throughout to the 31st March 1854. 1854-55. Printed By George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode. 1854. First edition.
[4], 643pp, [1]. Original publisher's red blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, lightly marked, spine sunned, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Ceftilla.
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£ 250.00
WISHART, William. Dissertatio Medica inauguralis, de scorbuto: quam Annuente summo Numine, Ex auctoritate reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Wishart, S.T.D....pro gradu doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina honoribus ac privilgeiis rite & legitime consequendis, Eruditrum examini subjicit Michael Law. Apud T. & W. Ruddimannos. 1748. First edition.
[4], 7pp, [1]. [Bound with;] Dissertation Medica inauguralis, de Rachitide: quam Annuente summo Numine, Ex auctoritate reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Wishart S.T.D....pro gradu doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina honoribus ac privilgeiis rite & legitime consequendis, Eruditrum examini subjicit Isaacus Unthank Hibernus, A. & R. Ad diem 30 Junii, hora locoque solitis. Edinburgi, Apud T. & W. Ruddimannos, 1748. [4], 11pp, [1]. Quarto. Recent brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle worn. Ink numerals to top corner of all leaves, foxed throughout. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
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£ 250.00
HAMBERGER, George Edward. I. N. I. dissertatio medica inauguralis de scorbuto frigido quam annuente divino numine rectore magnificentissimo serenissimo principe ac domino domino ern. avu. constantino duce saxoniae iuliaci cliviae montium angariae et westphaliae, reliqua sub praesidio georgii erh. hambergeri... Litteris Ritterianis. [c.1721]. First edition.
[6], 30pp. Unbound. Text block secured by marbled paper strip. Light foxing to title, marginal loss to bottom corner of C2.
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£ 75.00
MAC KINNON, Colonel. Origin and services of the coldstream guards. Richard Bentley. 1833. First edition.
In two volumes. xxvii, [1], 448; xx, 552pp. 24pp publisher's catalogue bound to front of volume one. With a half-title to each volume. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed and soiled, spines sunned, splitting to head of spine of volume one, corners bumped. Hinges splitting with upper board of volume two remaining held by cords at title, otherwise internally clean and crisp. Recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEPs alongside the ink inscription of Lord Fitzroy Raglan.
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£ 450.00
KOHL, J. G.. Austria. Vienna, Prague, Hungary, Bohemia, and the Danube; Galicia, Styria, Moravia, Bukovina, and the military frontier. Chapman and Hall. 1843. First edition.
[8], 532pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's brown blind-tooled cloth, gilt. Some rubbing and soiling to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, occasional spots of foxing, recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, with the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to same. Inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Richard Henry Fitzroy Somerset, from his affectionate sister Kathy, December 28th 1843'.
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£ 100.00
WRIGHT, Rev. H. P.. Recollections of a crimean chaplain; and the story of prince daniel and montenegro. Ward and Lock. 1857. Second thousand.
[4], 141pp. Original publisher's printed paper boards, naively rebacked in recent black cloth. Boards soiled with some surface loss, ink inscription to top of upper board, blind-stamp of W. H. Smith & Son to lower board. Occasional foxing. From the library of the Raglan family at Cefntilla Court, with recent armorial bookplate to FEP.
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£ 200.00
HAMLEY, General Sir Edward. The war in the crimea. Selley and Co., Limited. 1891. First edition.
vi, [2], 312pp, [1] ads. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and eight further plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Some slight rubbing to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Cavendish Fitzroy from Edward Hamley' with the addition of a date in pencil below of 'Mar. 5 1891'.
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£ 200.00
ROSS-OF-BLADENSBURG. The coldstream guards in the crimea. A. D. Innes & Co.. 1897. First edition.
xii, 312pp, [8] ads. With half-title. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to extremities, spine sunned, corners bumped. Recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, occasional spots of foxing, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 175.00
KINGSLEY, Rev. Charles. The limits of exact science as applied to history. An Inaugural Lectures, delivered before the university of cambridge. Macmillan and Co.. 1860. First edition.
[6], 72pp, 23pp of advertisements, [1]. Original publisher's printed boards, spine restored. Rubbed, with loss to spine at head, bumping to corners. Presentation copy, inscribed twice: with 'From the author to Elizabeth Stisted, Eversley Augt. 12th 1861' to head of upper board, and 'Miss Stisted with the Rev. Kingsley's kind regards, Eversley aug 12/61' to head of half title.
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£ 250.00
WILSON, Henry. Navigation New Modelled: or, a treatise of Geometrical, Trigonometrical, Arithmetical, Instrumental, and Practical Navigation; teaching how to keep a Reckoning, both in Latitude and Longitude, without Tables or Instruments, by a New Method never yet published... Printed for W. and J. Mount et al.. 1755. Seventh edition.
xvi, 527pp, [1]. With 10 engraved folding plates of mathematical diagrams, woodcut head-pieces and initials. Contemporary speckled sheep. Worn, joints split, some surface loss. Slight marking to endpapers, two plates detached.
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£ 300.00
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Last poems. Chapman and Hall. 1862. Second edition.
xi, [1], 142pp, [2]. With a half-title. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. Upper hinge cracked with board working loose, later ink inscription to head of half-title, occasional chipping to top margins.
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£ 75.00
[SCROPE, Richard]. The loyal martyr; or, the life of the Most Reverend Father in god, richard scroop, Archbishop of york. Cruelly put to Death by King Henry IV. for adhering to his Rightful Sovereign. With the Articles by him exhibited against the aforesaid intruding king. Printed for T. Payne. 1722. First edition.
40pp. Recent marbled paper boards, black morocco lettering-piece to upper board, with earlier plain paper wrappers bound-in. Ink ownership inscription of 'Henry Richardson' to head of title-page, foxed throughout.
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£ 250.00
RUDGE, E[dgar]. An introduction to the study of painting, arranged under three heads, viz. geometry, perspective, and Light and Shadow, elucidated by question and answer. Published by Hurst, Chance, and Co.. 1828. First edition.
[4], ii, [4], 85pp. With an engraved frontispiece, 15 engraved folding plates and duplicates of plates VII and XI. Original publisher's yellow paper backed brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle rubbed and soiled, slight cracking to joints. Occasional light dust-soiling and foxing.
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£ 450.00
RATHJENS, Carl. Die pilgerfahrt nach mekka von der Weihrauehstrasse zur Olwirtschaft. Robert Molich Verlag. 1948. First edition.
144pp. With a folding map bound at rear and several illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed paper boards. Rubbing to spine with loss to head. boards a trifle browned, corners bumped.
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£ 75.00
TILLOTSON, John. A sermon Preached before the king and queen white-hall, The 17th of october, Being the Day appointed for a Publick Thanksgiving to Almighty God, For the Signal Victory at sea: For the Preservation of His Majesty's Sacred Person, And for His safe Return to His People. By John, Archbishop of Canterbury. Published by Their Majesties Special Command. Printed for Brabazon Aylmer. 1692. First edition.
[4], 36pp. With half-title. Recent green paper boards. Marginal dust-soiling and foxing throughout.
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£ 150.00
JAMIE, William. The Jacobite's son, or Caledonia and the Crimea: a tale founded on real life. Robert Muir & Co.. 1856. Second edition.
[2], viii, 13-168pp. Handsomely bound in later half calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, marbled endpapers and edges. Very minor surface wear to extremities. Bookplate of David Murray to FEP with his ink inscription to verso of FFEP, dust-soiling to leaves throughout.
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£ 75.00
CORBET, Henry. Tales and traits of sporting life. Rogerson and Tuxford. 1864. First edition.
[8], 202pp. With half-title and an extra engraved title with hand-coloured vignette. Lacking frontispiece. Original publisher's black buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Hinges cracked, very short closed tears to gutter margins of additional title and title, leaves toned with occasional foxing.
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£ 75.00
MARTINEAU, James. Views of the world from Halley's comet: a discourse, delivered in Paradise Street Chapel, Liverpool, September 27th, 1835. R. Hunter et al.. 1835. Second edition.
[6], 20pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper lettering piece to upper board. Slight wear to extremities, some discolouration to lettering-piece. Title and final page toned, marginal dust-soiling and light foxing throughout.
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£ 150.00
SHAW, John. Woolton green: a domestic tale; with Other Miscellaneous Poems. Printed by Perry and Metcalfe. 1825. First edition.
xii, [5], 12-192pp. Rough-cut leaves. With two engraved plates bound at front. Contemporary calf over blue paper boards, lettering piece, gilt. Extremities somewhat rubbed, damp-staining to boards, corners bumped. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional marginal dust-soiling.
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£ 175.00
PLATINA, Bartolomeo. B. Platinae Cremonensis Opus, De Vitis ac Gestis Summorum Pontificum ad sixtum IIII. Pont. Max. deductum. Fideliter a litera ad literum denuo impressum, secundum duo Exemplaria, quorum unum suit vivente adhuc auctore, Anno M.CCCC.LXXIX. alterum anno M.D.XXIX. [s.n.]. 1645.
[44], 794pp. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities soiled and a trifle worn. Ink inscription of 'Thom. Matheson 1827' to recto of FFEP, ink annotation to verso, two ink inscriptions to title being 'C.J. Heise.' and 'Sum ex libris Henrici Woltoni. 1651.' respectively, light toning to leaves, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00