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The Works of the Late John Maclaurin, Esq. of Dreghorn: One of the Senators of the College of Justice, and F. R. Edinr.  In Two Volumes. Vol. II only

The Works of the Late John Maclaurin, Esq. of Dreghorn: One of the Senators of the College of Justice, and F. R. Edinr. In Two Volumes. Vol. II only

by MACLAURIN, John

Edinburgh: Printed for the editor, By J. Ruthven and Sons; and sold by Bell & Bradfute, and E. Balfour, 1798. Leatherbound. Very good +. [8], 391, [2] p. 22 cm. Full leather. Moderate wear, bumped corners. Ink signature or stamp on a front endpaper and notation on front pastedown. Chip in top of title page. Topics include: the Court of Session; appeals; criminal law; jury trial; capital punishment; transportation; literary property; ancient democracies; British constitution; parliamentary and... Read more
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$250.00
Companion to the Book of Common Prayer

Companion to the Book of Common Prayer

by Trimmer, Mrs

Printed for T. Longman, and G. G. J. and J. Roinson; London. , 1791. Fair+ to Good-. Contemporaneous full calf. Boards reattached with flexi-bind. Spine missing calf tiles and rubbed etc. Free endpapers missing. There is a paragraph of two quotes pasted to the front fly-leaf with the name `W. Trimmer, July 13, 1805 beneath and to the title page is penned also in a contemporaneous hand `From the Author`. . First printing.. Hard. 16mo. 6 4/5".. Fair+ to Good-.
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£240.00
Quentin Durward. Novels and Romance of The Author of Waverley in Seven Volumes. Vol. VII.

Quentin Durward. Novels and Romance of The Author of Waverley in Seven Volumes. Vol. VII.

by Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh. : Archibald Constable & Co. , 1825. Good. Contemporaneous half calf and marbled boards. Rear joint cracked, front joint cracking a little. Gilt lettering and tooling to spine. Minor foxing to outermost leaves. 361pp.. Hard. 18mo. 6". . Good. Illus. by Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and title page. .
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£6.00
The Complete Farmer: or, a General Dictionary of Husbandry, in all its Branches

The Complete Farmer: or, a General Dictionary of Husbandry, in all its Branches

by A Society of Gentlemen

London: J. F. and C. Rivington, S. Crowder, et al, 1777. Third edition, corrected and improved. Leather bound. Very good. Unpaginated; 111, [4] p. 28 cm. Frontispiece plus 27 folding copperplates. Full leather. Spine has been rebacked. Gouge in front cover, corners worn. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown. A few small stains. Title continues: "Containing the various Methods of Cultivating and Improving every Species of Land, According to the Precepts of both the Old and New Husbandry.... Read more
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$500.00
Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte: His Life, Captivity and Escape from the Fortress of Ham.

Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte: His Life, Captivity and Escape from the Fortress of Ham.

by [Briffault, Frederic T.:]

London:: Thomas Cautley Newby,, 1852.. First printing with this title.. Hardcover. VG. xi, 388pp, with a frontis portrait, two plates, one folding plan, and 3 folding facsimile letters. Originally published in 1846 as The Prisoner of Ham. The last 50pp consist of notes. The first few pages have some soiling, the portrait is stained, and the two unremarkable plates are rather grey, but the contents are otherwise clean. A handwritten family tree on a large folded sheet has been accommodated in a pocket... Read more
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£480.00
Eliza Clarke, Governess and Other Stories

Eliza Clarke, Governess and Other Stories

by PHILIPS, F. C

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1901. Copyright Edition. Leatherbound. Very good. Collection of British Authors, Tauchnitz Edition. Vol. 3494. 278 p. 16 cm. Burgundy leather. Spine lean, corners bumped, small tears in spine ends. Ink signature on front free endpaper.
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$35.00
An Account of the life of Mr David Brainerd. & The Journal of a two months tour with a view of promoting religion among the frontier inhabitants of Pensylvania. ( 2  Works Bound in 1 Volume )

An Account of the life of Mr David Brainerd. & The Journal of a two months tour with a view of promoting religion among the frontier inhabitants of Pensylvania. ( 2 Works Bound in 1 Volume )

by Jonathan Edwards ( Published By )

Edinburgh: Printed By T. Mac Cliesh and Co for J. Ogle, 1798. 2 works bound in 1 volume. Work 1. An Account of the life of Mr David Brainerd.This edition is added, Mr Beatty's Mission.Published:Edinburgh. 1798. Work 2. The Journal of a two months tour with a view of promoting religion among the frontier inhabitants of Pensylvania. Published:Edingburgh. 1798.Collation, pages complete, [2]560,plus 56 pages.Book measures 8 x 5 inches. Bound in full early calf. Spine rebacked, retaining the original... Read more
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£450.00
Les Flamandes et Les Bords De La Route Suivis De Poemes Inedits

Les Flamandes et Les Bords De La Route Suivis De Poemes Inedits

by Verhaeren, Emile

Bruxelles: Aux Editions Du Nord, 1927. Hard Cover. Henri Cassiers. Number 8 of 25 copies; octavo, 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Original wrappers bound in. A very good copy.
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$250.00
Shakspere (Shakespeare) Allusion Books; Part I A.D. 1592-98, Published for the New Shakspere Society

Shakspere (Shakespeare) Allusion Books; Part I A.D. 1592-98, Published for the New Shakspere Society

by Ingleby, C. M., Esq., M.A., LL.D. (Inscribed)

London: N. Trubner & Co, 1874. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. Octavo. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper, which is bound in; 12mo, 3/4 tan leather over marbled boards; 188 pages. Laid in is a copy of a letter from Humphrey Moseley, 3 pages, concerning allusions to Shakespeare. Uncut, internally very clean and bright. Bookplate of Jerry Melton. A very good + copy.
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$350.00
A view of the British empire, more especially Scotland; with some proposals for the improvement of that country, the extension of its fisheries, and the relief of the people.

A view of the British empire, more especially Scotland; with some proposals for the improvement of that country, the extension of its fisheries, and the relief of the people.

by [KNOX, John]

London: J. Walter; J. Sewell; and W. Gordon, in Edinburgh. 1784. 8vo., (2) + lxx + 113 + (1)pp., early 19th century half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and labelled, with the armorial bookplate of Ferguson of Raith> on front pastedown. A very good copy. First edition. This is Knox's earliest work, written after he had retired from bookselling. He spent the rest of his life working for the improvement of manufactures and the fisheries in Scotland, particularly the Highlands; it... Read more
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£287.50
UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS a Guide for Management (Inscribed to the author)

UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS a Guide for Management (Inscribed to the author)

by Blackburn, Thomas W. And H. Warren White

New York; (1969): Clarkson N. Potter, Inv. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE PUBLISHER TO THE AUTHOR. A specially bound presentation copy inscribed by the publisher, to the author, Thomas Blackburn, Christmas, 1970. 214pp. Bound in 3/4 black morocco over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt; top edge gilt, an exceptionally fine bright copy.
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$350.00
Rettorica et Poetica d'Aristotile tradotte di greco in lingua vulgare fiorentina da Bernardo Segni

Rettorica et Poetica d'Aristotile tradotte di greco in lingua vulgare fiorentina da Bernardo Segni

by Aristotele Bernardo Segni

In Firenze: In Firenze, Appresso Lorenzo Torrentini, impressor' Ducale, 1549. Collation complete, Signatures: chi, A-ZZ, AAA, (AAA6 blank),6 preliminary leaves, 355, [23],pp.Book measures 8 x 5 inches. Bound in quarter calf, marble boards, flat gilt bands, and title lettering. Binding very light rubbed. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some persistant very light browning, a few pages with minor repair, one page repaired with loss of a few letters. Pages in good clean condition... Read more
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£475.00
Tales from "Blackwood". Volumes V and VI (in one volume)

Tales from "Blackwood". Volumes V and VI (in one volume)

by Various authors

(Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, n.d. [ca 1850]). 12mo; half calf with marbled boards; spine ornately gilt, with lettering-pieces to second and third compartments; marbled edges and endpapers; 'Tales' individually paginated. Cover rubbed and worn; lower joint starting at head; hinges tender; 'WITHDRAWN' stamp to flyleaf; foxed throughout. Good working copy. Contents of Volume V as follows: Adventures in Texas, abridged from the German of Sealsfield, by Frederick Hardman (1843);... Read more
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£25.00
Refillable Hamsa Handmade Leather Journal - Grid Paper

Refillable Hamsa Handmade Leather Journal - Grid Paper

by Soothi

Handmade genuine leather journal with the hamsa symbol. This is a refillable handmade genuine leather journal embossed with the Hamsa symbol which is widely regarded as the symbol for happiness, luck, health, and good fortune. Journal size is 5" wide x 7" long x 1" deep.
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$54.95
Compendio de la Historia de España. Tomo Segundo

Compendio de la Historia de España. Tomo Segundo

by DUCHESNE, R. P.; DE ISLA, R. P. Joseph Francisco (trans.)

Madrid: En La Imprenta Real, 1799. Leatherbound. Fair. 426 p. 15.5 cm. Tree leather with burgundy and green spine labels. Scuff at top rear. Dent in front fore-edge. Small reference label on front pastedown. Wormholes throughout, severe at rear. Spanish text.
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$35.00
A Collection of Poems...by Several Hands [ Complete in 6 Volumes ]

A Collection of Poems...by Several Hands [ Complete in 6 Volumes ]

by Dodsley Robert [ Edited By ]

London: J. Dodsley, 1782. Complete in 6 volumes. Books measure 7 x 4 3/4 inches. Engraved vignette on each title page, engraved header on first page of each volume. Bound in full period calf, flat bands, ornate gilt tooling on spines, leather title labels. Calf rubbed on edges and corners, with wear loss on head and tail of spines, labels chipped, one missing. Generally bindings in good condition, all holding firm. Internally, some light browning. Pages in good clean condition. A nice set, in attractive... Read more
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£175.00
Totius Theologiae Moralis Luculenta ac Dilucida Elucubratio, ad usum Sacrae Theologiae Candidatorium. Tomus Secundus

Totius Theologiae Moralis Luculenta ac Dilucida Elucubratio, ad usum Sacrae Theologiae Candidatorium. Tomus Secundus

by Le P. Thomas de Charmes

Nanceii (Nancy): Apud Leseure et Drouin, 1749. Leatherbound. Good +. 482, [6] p. 17 cm. Leather. Gilt lettering worn on spine, corners worn. Free endpapers missing. Ink stamp and notation on front pastedown, ink inscriptions scratched out on title page. Pages clean and neat. Latin text.
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$35.00
A dissertation on fevers, and inflammatory distempers. The eighth edition. To which are now first added, from papers which he was preparing to publish before his death, A vindication of the fever powder, and A short treatise on the disorders of children.

A dissertation on fevers, and inflammatory distempers. The eighth edition. To which are now first added, from papers which he was preparing to publish before his death, A vindication of the fever powder, and A short treatise on the disorders of children.

by James Robert

London: printed for Francis Newbery, junior, in St. Paul’s Church-Yard , 1778. Book measures 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, [8],160pp, lacking frontis. Bound in full calf. Rebacked retaining the original boards, gilt bands, centre stamp, part of the original title label. Boards rubbed, with some loss on corners. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A very nice well bound copy.. Eighth Edition. Full Leather. Very Good Plus. 8vo.
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£180.00
Lucile

Lucile

by Meredith, Owen

Frederick A. Stokes. Very Good. 1893. Leather Bound. Flexible leather covers. Gilt titles very shiny on front but scuffed on spine. General wear around all edges. Binding solid. Pages unmarked and fairly bright, including b&w plates. Gilt edges to pages and marbled endpages. ; .
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$35.00
British Castles or a Compendious History  of the Ancient Military  Structures of Great Britain

British Castles or a Compendious History of the Ancient Military Structures of Great Britain

by Fielding T. H

London: printed by Howlet and Brimmer, 1825. Collation, 72pp, 25 fine hand coloured illustrations. Book measures 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, marble boards, gilt band lines and title lettering. Lightly bumped on corners, some very minor wear. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional light spotting. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, with coloured plates in near fine condition. A23. First Edition. Half Calf. Very... Read more
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£825.00
Local Records; or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events which have occured in Northumberland and Durham, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, and Berwick-Upon-Tweed, from the Earliest Period of Authentic Record to the Present Time; with Biographical Notices of Deceased Persons of Talent, Eccentricity, and Longevity (Complete in 4 Volumes)

Local Records; or, Historical Register of Remarkable Events which have occured in Northumberland and Durham, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, and Berwick-Upon-Tweed, from the Earliest Period of Authentic Record to the Present Time; with Biographical Notices of Deceased Persons of Talent, Eccentricity, and Longevity (Complete in 4 Volumes)

by Sykes, John and Thomas Fordyce

Newcastle. : T. Fordyce., 1866. Good+. Contemporaneous half calf and marbled boards. Minor abrading to extremities and a touch of damage around the spine heads. Robust, quality bindings. Marbled endpapers. A spot of foxing to first and last leaf or so. Page edges marbled. . First two volumes were published in 1866 (second editions), vol. III and vol. IV are both first editions, published in 1867 and 1876.. Hard. 8vo. 8 1/2". . Good+. Illus. by Illustrated with engravings within text. .
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£184.00
A preservative against popery, in several select discourses upon the principal heads of controversy between Protestants and Papists

A preservative against popery, in several select discourses upon the principal heads of controversy between Protestants and Papists

by Gibson Edmund

London: Printed For H. Knaplock, 1738. Two volumes, collation, x,359, [1], 36,236,213,[1],90, iv,323,357,156,151pp, 23pp index. A third volume was published in the same year?, printed by J. Walthoe. Books measure 14 x 9 inches. Both volumes rebacked retaining the original period boards, raised bands, leather title labels. Boards light rubbed, some scuff marking. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, Law society bookplate on endpaper, small section of worming to margin of about 10... Read more
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£450.00
A New Cyropaedia, Or The Travels, of Cyrus. With a Discourse on the Theology & Mythology of the Ancients. Vol. I

A New Cyropaedia, Or The Travels, of Cyrus. With a Discourse on the Theology & Mythology of the Ancients. Vol. I

by RAMSAY, Sr. Andrew

London: T. Longman, 1780. New edition. Leatherbound. Fair. xxi, [2], 4-247 p. 17 cm. Full leather. Top of rear board bare, spine tail a little chipped, corners bumped. Ink marks on front pastedown and title. No front free endpaperInk notations or signatures on rear endpapers from 1787. Other ink marks to top of Preface page, and in margins.
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$50.00
Climb the Mountains.

Climb the Mountains.

by Muir, John

Pasadena: Published by Karen Dawson and Susan Dawson, 1966.. A Very Good clean tight copy. Previous owner's initials and date at lower corner of front flyleaf. . Red leather hardcover. Black leather label with gilt lettering on spine.
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$60.00