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Choice Emblems, Natural, Historical, Fabulous, Moral, and Divine; For the Improvement and Pastime of Youth: Displaying the Beauties and Morals of the Ancient Fabulists: ...

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, printed by J. Chapman for J. Newbery: 1788

Edition: Sixth edition

Seller ID: 012877

Condition: Good +


Full leather binding is solid but worn. Owners writings on first page and inside back cover.Full refund if not satisfied. Lacks final leaf. View more info

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The Spectator (Complete 8 Volume Set)

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bell: 1776

Seller ID: 013818

Condition: Very Good


Collected daily publications of Joseph Addison and Richard steele between 1711-1714. Full brown leather covers. Black leather spine labels with gilt lettering. The only indication that this set was formerly in the Westport CT library is the bookplates inside the front cover. No other library spore. Boards shows modest wear with some wear-through on corners. The leather is clean and glossy. Spine leather and some labels chipping (vol 4 missing half of label). Some volumes have cracked hinges but none are fragile or separating. Each volume has previous owner's name written on flyleaf. Pages ... View more info

Image for Outlines of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery. Also, A Set of Anatomical Tables, with Explanations, And an Abridgment of the Practice of Midwifery; with a View to Illustrate a Treatise on that Subject, and Collection of Cases, by William Smellie (Early Edition)

Outlines of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery. Also, A Set of Anatomical Tables, with Explanations, And an Abridgment of the Practice of Midwifery; with a View to Illustrate a Treatise on that Subject, and Collection of Cases, by William Smellie (Early Edition)

By: Alexander Hamilton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson: 1797

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 021055

Condition: Good -


Full tree calf leather, original red leather label, exterior hinges split 50 and 60 percent, the spine is also split from the head to the tail (at page 120), but is holding strong by all ties, head and tail of spine chipped with one-half inch loss, xv, 288; 98pp., with a Publisher's Catalog. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Inquiry into the Beauties of Painting; and into the Merits of the Most Celebrated Painters, Ancient and Modern

By: Daniel Webb

Price: $160.00

Publisher: London, R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-mall: 1760

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013324

Condition: Very Good


Handsome brown full leather. Five raised bands. Marble end-sheets and page ends. Book plate for John Sneyd. Very attractive in the original calf binding. 200pp. Descriptive 1 inch label on inside back cover, possibly cut out from a catalogue. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

By: Dugald Stewart

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, William Young: 1793

Seller ID: 037987

Condition: Good +


Stewart was Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh. Previous owner's name inscribed (John Smith) on front free end paper. Full tree calf leather with original red leather spine label. Worming on first free end paper and title page with minor textual loss. Font hinge split. xi, 500pp. Mild foxing. Corners worn. Head & tail of spine chipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Reports of Sir George Croke, Knight, formerly one of the Justices of the Court of King's-Bench and Common Pleas, of such Select Cases as were adjudged in the said courts during the Reign of King James the First.

By: George Croke

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Printed for E. Lynch and many others: 1792

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 036467

Condition: Very Good


Collected and written in French by George Croke. Revised and published in English by Sir Harbottle Grimston, Baronet, Master of the Rolls. With Marginal Notes and References to the later Reports, and other books of Authority, by Thomas Leach. Full leather with original leather spine label. Raised bands. Professionally rebacked. Textblock tight, clean and solid. 700pp., with a Table of Contents. View more info

A New Voyage, Round the World, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771; undertaken by Order of his present Majesty, performed by, James Cook, in the Ship Endeavour... (volume 1 only)

By: John Hawkesworth

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York, James Rivington: 1774

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035010

Condition: Good


Drawn up from Cook's own Journal, and from the Papers of Joseph Banks, Esq. F.R.S. Published by the special direction of the Right Honourable the Lords of the Admiralty. Full tree calf leather with original leather spine label. Raised bands. Head of spine chipped. Volume 1 only. Map frontispiece before title page is missing. Pages 1-192 mostly with a slight tear at lower hinge (some affecting text). Pages 1-2 incomplete (corner missing). Pages 21-22 torn in half with corner missing. Pages 23-24 torn at lower hinge (affecting text). Pages 69-70 torn in half (affecting text in corner).... View more info

The Irish Rebellion: or, An History Of the Beginnings and first Progress of the General Rebellion, Raised within the Kingdom of Ireland, upon The Three and Twentieth Day of October, 1641. Together with the Barbarous Cruelties and Bloody Massacres which ensued thereupon; to which is added, Sir Henry Tichborne's History of the Siege of Drogheda, in the Year 1641; Also, The Whole Tryal of Connor Lord Macguire

By: John Temple

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Aaron Rhames: 1724

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 036166

Condition: Good


Half leather with boards. Original red leather spine label. Corners worn. Spine and interior hinges clear taped. Decorated end papers. Previous owners' names written on free end-papers. A few dates and a signature on title page. 245pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A System of Oratory, delivered in a course of lectures publicly read at Gresham College, London, to which is prefixed, An Inauguraton Oraton, spoken in Latin, before the Commencement of the lectures, according to the usual custom (Volume 2 only) First Edition

By: John Ward

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Ward: 1759

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031917

Condition: Very Good


Full leather. Raised bands on spine. Hinges split bu ties holding tightly. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Text clean and tight. One inch piece of leather missing from head of spine. 439pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

6 volume collection of works of Rev. William Paley, D.D.:Natural Theology or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of The Deity (1803); A View of the Evidences of Christianity (1807 - 2 volume set); Sermons and Tracts (1809); Horae Paulinae: The Truth of the Scripture History of St. Paul (Seventh ed. - 1810); and Sermons on Several Subjects (1810)

By: Rev. William Paley, D.D.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Faulder; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme: 1803-1810

Seller ID: 013076

Condition: Good


This collection is from the library of Dr. Bryan Shelley, author of Shelley and Scripture published by Oxford University Press. Some volumes contain pencil markings/additional index penciled on endleaves by Dr. Shelley. Smooth tan leather jackets with decorative gilt border on front and back boards. Boards, spine and corners are severely rubbed, somewhat soiled, chipped in places. Spines are brittle and mottled; title info has rubbed off replaced by typed labels. Headbands dislocated. Hinges are cracked and loose. Contains bookplates of a previous owner. Foxing throughout text. Full refund if ... View more info

A Topographie or Survey of the County of Kent with Some Chronological, Historicall, and Other Matters Touching the Same, and the Several Parishes and Places Therein

By: Richard Kilburne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1658

Seller ID: 027793

Condition: Good


1/2 leather with original leather spine label. Raised bands. Title page missing. Previous owner's name written and notes written inside front board. (A2), (A), have closed tears. 422pp., with a Table. Corners and boards worn. Next to last page of Table is 40% missing; top inch of last page of Table missing (with minor textual loss). Richard Kilburne of Hawkherst, Esquire. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Christian Morals

By: Sir Thomas Brown

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1716

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014233

Condition: Very Good +


Original 1716 textblock printed on laid paper, rebound with full leather soft covers by J & K Custom Binding of Memphis TN. Gilt lettering on spine. New marbled endleaves match marbled edges of textblock. Contains stamp of South Wales Baptist College library - no other library spore. Red underlining on title page. Red and pencil underlining on first 9 pages and a bit of pencilling thereafter. A very tight, neat copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info