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INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH, ABERCROMBIE, John
1 ABERCROMBIE, John INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH
Edinburgh Waugh and Innes 1832 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, full polished tan calf, foliate gilt in compartments with red title label, borders in blind, xv + 441pp. Some loss of gilt at spine, very small patch of abrasion at rear outer hinge, minor rubbing, foxing at edges, prelims. and later leaves, text mostly free from effects. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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2 AKERMAN, John Yonge AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL INDEX TO REMAINS OF ANTIQUITY OF THE CELTIC, ROMANO-BRITISH, AND ANGLO-SAXON PERIODS
London John Russell Smith 1847 Hard Cover 
Octavo, blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt title at spine, xii + 204pp., illustrated, (most full-page, following text, and preceding adverts.) Edges tanned/darkened, early leaves tanned (light staining at endpapers), main body much less so; some foxing at illustrations, not very serious. A good, sound copy, reasonably presentable, and with the bookplate of Norman Norris of Patcham. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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3 ANDERSEN, H.C. BILDERBUCH OHNE BILDER
Berlin: Grote 1884 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
16mo., red cloth, gilt decoration at upper board, floral-decorated endpapers, engraved fronts. by Ehrentraut, (corner-torn tissue guard present), 80pp., all edges gilt. Spine darkened and chipped at head and tail, light spotting (chiefly at tissue guard and title) and light soiling only. "Nach der funften danischen Ausgabe deutsch von Edmund Lobedanz." A sound copy with inscription. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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4 ARCHBOLD, John Frederick JERVIS'S ACTS, 11 & 12 VICTORIA, cc. 42, 43, & 44; RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE JUSTICES OF THE PEACE OUT OF SESSIONS, AS TO INDICTABLE OFFENCES, CONVICTIONS AND ORDERS; AND TO THE PROTECTION OF JUSTICES IN THE EXECUTION OF THEIR DUTIES
London Shaw & Sons 1848 Hard Cover 
Octavo, blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt, viii + 228pp., adverts, untirmmed. A few small, dark soils at upper board, some white scattered soil spots at lower board, neither affecting contents. Edges darkened, but apart from light wear at corners, no further remarkable defects, contents clean and sound. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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5 ARCHER, Charles Maybury (from the short-hand notes of) THE HAMMERSMITH PROTESTANT DISCUSSION; BEING AN AUTHENTICATED REPORT OF THE CONTROVERSIAL DISCUSSION BETWEEN THE REV. JOHN CUMMING.AND DANIEL FRENCH.ON THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PROTESTANTISM AND POPERY
London: Arthur Hall & Co. 1851 Hardcover 
Octavo, publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt, iv + 684pp. (double column) + 32pp. adverts. Top hinge a little weakened, some discoloration at cloth, but minimal wear, soiling or foxing. Round paper armorial bookplate at front paste-down. A decent copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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6 BARNES, Josuĉ ANACREON TEIUS, POETA LYRICUS, SUMMA CURA & DILIGENTIA.
Cantabrigiĉ 1721 Editio Altera 
12mo, contemporary full calf rebacked in vellum with cloth title, gilt; engraved copper portrait fronts., title with tear at top margin, some loss; contents leaf, copper portrait (Marlborough), dedicatory leaves, 401pp., index. Lacking endpapers, and worn at hinges and paste-downs, though remaining tightly bound; portraits with very thin margins, internal waterstaining, text largely clean and legible. Corners bumped, modern signature and date at verso first portrait. A sound, working copy, text in Greek and Latin. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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7 BARR, James ANGLICAN CHURCH ARCHITECTURE, WITH SOME REMARKS UPON ECCLESIASTICAL FURNITURE
Oxford John Henry Parker 1843 Second Edition Hard Cover 
Small octavo, publisher's dark green blind-stamped cloth, gilt title at spine, fronts., title in red and black, 216pp., adverts., untrimmed, full-page and vignette illustrations. Some chipping at head and tail of spine, loss minimal; hinges weakened, a few joints tender, no imminent detachments. Some minor foxing/soiling, chiefly marginal and quite inextensive. Early owner's inscription at fly-leaf corner. A decent copy, complete. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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8 BARTLETT, W.H. THE NILE BOAT; OR, GLIMPSES OF THE LAND OF EGYPT
London Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Co. 1849 First Edition Hard Cover 
Large octavo, gilt-decorated cloth by Westley's & Co. London with their ticket at rear paste-down endpaper, engraved fronts., extra illustrated title, vi [3] pp.2-218pp. [6], folding illustrations ("Modern Alexandria"), 30 engraved plates, map (all with tissue guards present). Joints quite tender, no detachments yet, foxing, chiefly at plates, but heavier at tissue guards and last few plates, also some marginal waterstaining to last few plates. Cloth worn at spine edges, with chipping at head and tail. Good only. Owner's signature (Haslehurst Greaves) at fly-leaf, with number '449' at paste-down corner, opposite. 
Price: 110.00 GBP
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9 BECKFORD, Peter THOUGHTS UPON HUNTING IN A SERIES OF LETTERS TO A FRIEND
Sarum E. Easton for P. Elmsly &c. 1784 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Small quarto, eighteenth-century half-calf with gilt rules at spine, red lettering piece, marbled boards, speckled edges, [12] 360pp., two plates (stained) following text. Calf rubbed, both hinges loose but holding (some worm at inner hinges, front and rear); first blank detached, smudging and a few small closed marginal tears at title (early owner's signature at corner); text block square and sound, foxing minimal. Small case label and armorial bookplate at front paste-down. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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10 Bishop Burnet BISHOP BURNET'S TRAVELS THROUGH FRANCE, ITALY, GERMANY, AND SWITZERLAND
London T. Payne 1750 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, contemporary calf crudely rebacked, with early lettering piece re-glued to spine, title page in red and black, xxiv + 310pp. + advert. leaf; lacking endpapers, prelims; overall worn, browned, owner's notes inside front board, facing title. Sound enough, but a working copy only, certainly usable. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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11 BLACK, William Henry HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF LEATHERSELLERS OF THE CITY OF LONDON
London Privately Printed 1871 Hard Cover 
Folio, leather boards, gilt lettering at spine, armorial gilt at front board, title in red and black (spotting, original owner's signature at top), 132pp., full-page colour and other plates following text, one (of two) folding linen-backed colour charter (ca. 23 x 14"). Binding very worn, backstrip loose and with loss towards tail, front board detached, some spotting at plates (not extensive), as well as some marginal soiling (this not extensive), most plates on reasonably good order. Text clean. A working copy. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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12 BOURNE, V[incent] POEMATIA, LATINAE PARTIM REDDITA, PARTIM SCRIPTA
Londini J. Bettenham for B. Barker 1735 Iterum Edita Hard Cover 
12mo., full contemporary calf, [11] pp.4-136. Worn, and boards held by cords only; endpapers and title margins heavily browned, much less browning through text. A working copy. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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13 BROWNING, E.B THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING WITH PREFATORY MEMOIR; NEW EDITION INCLUDING "AURORA LEIGH"
Edinburgh W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell Hard Cover 
Not dated, ca. 1910. Octavo, dark green straight-grained quarter morocco, green cloth boards, art-Nouveau gilt spine, marbled endpapers, portrait line fronts, illustrated title, xv + 749pp. With preface to edition of 1850. Foxing at endpapers, prelims., a little at edges/margins, nothing heavy, more remarkable at final few leaves. Later gift inscription facing half-title. Binding well-preserved. A sound, presentable copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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14 BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (sel., arr. Robert Browning) POEMS
London Smith, Elder, & Co. 1908 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, quarter vellum, light blue cloth boards, art-Nouveau gilt and blue decoration at spine, xv + 356pp. top edge gilt. Vellum just a little darkened, and with extremely minor rubbing at title label; book with edges a little tanned, very slight spine lean. A very good copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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15 BUCHANAN, Claudius CHRISTIAN RESEARCHES IN ASIA: WITH NOTICES OF THE TRANSLATION OF THE SCRIPTUES INTO THE ORIENTAL LANGUAGES
Edinburgh For J. Ogle, Manners & Miller 1812 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, full contemporary calf, very worn, lacking label, etc., rear board detached (present), 291pp. Contents heavily foxed. A working copy only. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 BUCKLEY, Arabella B. WINNERS IN LIFE'S RACE OR THE GREAT BACKBONED FAMILY
London Edward Stanford 1892 Hard Cover 
Full red calf, gilt at spine with contrasting black title label, endpapers and edges marbled, fronts., xv + 367pp., engraved illustrations. Very minor soiling at boards, minimal rubbing; foxing almost wholly confined to front and rear blank leaves. Prize binding, Earls Colne Grammar School, with gilt decoration at front board, and presentation label covering whole of front paste-down endpaper. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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17 BUNYAN, John THE BARREN FIG TREE: OR, THE DOWNFALL OF THE FRUITLESS PROFESSOR
London By W. Nicholson for W. Baynes 1808 Hard Cover 
16mo., early calf, [3] iv-v [1] pp.7-97. Calf worn, front board held by cords, staining at endpaper, title and earlier leaves (marginal); one gathering a little proud of text block, but no imminent detachments, contents browned. Slightly better than a working copy only. Early owner's pencil inscription at front paste-down. (Ann Judd, 1815). 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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18 BURRITT, Elihu THE MISSION OF GREAT SUFFERINGS
London Sampson Low, Son, and Marston 1867 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, dark purple cloth, gilt, viii + 248pp. Colour dulled at spine and margins (gilt still reasonably bright), very minor soiling; a couple of very tender joints, two gatherings proud, nothing detached. Contents clean, a reasonably good copy. Early owner's signatue and date (1868) at half-title. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE [three volumes], BURTON, John Hill
19 BURTON, John Hill A HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE [three volumes]
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1880 First Edition Hard Cover 
Three volumes, octavo, publisher's dark green decorated cloth, gilt, viii + 350pp., vii + 352pp., vii + 338pp., adverts., partially unopened. Very light tanning at endpapers'half-titles, minimal soiling at cloth, wear also minimal. A nicely-preserved set. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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20 BUTLER, Samuel, ed. Henry G. Bohn HUDIBRAS
London: Henry G. Bohn 1859 Hardcover 
Small octavo, publisher's green blind-stamped cloth, gilt, advert. endpapers, engraved half-title, engraved portrait fronts. (tissue guard present) title page vignette, xxiv + 473pp. + adverts., vignette engravings. With variorum notes, selected principally from Grey and Nash. Light chipping at head and tail of spine, cloth a little discolored, scattered foxing, though chiefly confined to prelims., fronts., etc. Text largely clean. A good copy with no significant defects. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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