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Felltham, Owen: Resolues [Resolves] A Duple Century. The VI Edition [...] with a large Alphabeticall Table therunto. London: Printed for Henry Seile [...] 1636. Small 8vo., pp. [vi] 448 [xxii] + engraved title-page. Without final blank, two small burnholes to one leaf (one marginal, one affecting one character). Browned and spotted, a few pencil marks, one marginal wormhole to first 15 leaves. Modern quarter dark brown calf with marbled paper boards, red morocco gilt label to spine. Ink inscription to first leaf recto (blank): "E Libris Matthew Goodfellow, Ex Dono Thom Dom Baron Wyndham, 1726." The sixth edition of this popular collection of essays on moral topics, first published 1623, then with many additions in 1628. The inscription would seem to indicate that this copy was given to an acquaintance by Thomas, Baron Wyndham (1681-1745), Lord Chancellor of Ireland, though as he was only created Baron Wyndham in 1731, it is not an entirely straightforward assumption. ESTC S101862. STC 10761.   Ref: 23523  show full image..
£300
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Freind, John: Opera Omnia Medica. Londini [London]: Typis Johannis Wright, 1733. Folio, pp. [viii], viii, 6, xxx, [vi], 224, [iii], 238-591, [i], 25, xi, [ii] + portrait frontispiece. 'Variantes' leaf bound as prelim instead of following p. 224, small rusthole in one leaf (5B2) affecting two characters, prelims dusty and spotted with a few silked repairs in blank margins, some light spotting and soiling elsewhere but the text generally quite clean. Contemporary mottled sheep, edges worn and chipped, rebacked with calf, spine in seven compartments with raised bands, two gilt-lettered direct, new endpapers. Small stamp of Birmingham Medical Institute to title-page. The first collected edition, published posthumously, of John Freind's medical writings, with any written in English (including his most famous work, History of Physick) translated into Latin by his friends and executors. Freind (1675-1728) was one of the promising undergraduates that the dean of Christ Church, Henry Aldrich, engaged in producing classical editions (he edited Demosthenes and Ovid), but he soon turned to medicine and his lasting legacy is as the author of the History of Physick, 'a standard reference for many years' (ODNB). ESTC T95591.   Ref: 43262 
£400
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Frere, Walter Howard: The Marian Reaction In it's Relation to the English Clergy. London: S.P.C.K., 1896. 8vo., pp. 288. Blue cloth, spine and upper board lettered. Cocked, a little worn to extremities, still very good overall. Bookplate of Harbert Tanner to front paste-down. The Church Historical Society series.   Ref: 37689 
£12
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Gerits, Anton: Books, Friends and Bibliophilia: Reminiscences of an Antiquarian Bookseller. Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2004. 8vo., pp. ix, [i], 402. Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine, almost fine. Gerits' autobiography, which also offers an overview of the antiquarian book trade in Europe from 1950 onwards.   Ref: 51635 
£45
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Gleason, J.H.: The Justices of the Peace in England 1558-1640. A Later Eirenarcha. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969. 8vp., pp. xvi, 285, [i] + plates. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Top edge dusty, very good overall.   Ref: 51621 
£15
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Green, John Richard: Stray Studies from England and Italy. London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. First edition. 8vo., pp. 421, [iii]. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and motif to upper board, edges uncut. A little rubbed, corners bumped, endpapers toned but still a good sound copy. Ownership inscription of Charles Wm. Hall to title-page.   Ref: 51673 
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Hale, J. R. (ed.): Renaissance Venice. Totowa: Rowman and Littlefield, 1973. First edition. 8vo., pp. 483. Blue cloth, gilt armorial stamp to upper board. Spine marginally cocked. Wear to edges of boards. Dusting and light spotting to edges, very good. Dustwrapper, several small tears to edges, a couple with loss, crease to spine and some light markings, good. Ownership inscription of Lauro Martines to ffep, his pen and pencil underlining and annotations throughout. Featuring contributions from English, Italian and American historians, ranging in approach from computer-aided demographic study to psychologically oriented social analysis. Their work covers the late fourteenth to late sixteenth century.   Ref: 45569 
£75
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Hamilton, William, J.: Researches in Asia Minor, Pontus and Armenia; with some Account of their Antiquities and Geology. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1984. Facsimile reprint of 1842 edition. 2 vols. in one. 8vo., pp. xxvii, 545 + b/w frontispiece, map and illustrations; viii, [i], 508, [i] + b/w map, illustrations and folding plates. Light green cloth with black lettering to upper board and dark green label to spine with gilt lettering. Spine label a bit scraped, a few marks and a little dusting but overall a very good copy. With a 'map of Asia Minor compiled from original documents by John Arrowsmith' and one of 'a portion of Armenia' by the author.   Ref: 46791 
£40
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Home, Francis: Medical Facts and Experiments. London: A. Millar [...] and A. Kincaid and J. Bell at Edinburgh, 1759. First edition. 8vo., pp.[viii], 288. A little spotting and patchy toning, paper flaw causing a short tear to fore-edge margin pp.161-2. 20th-century library binding, quarter tan morocco with tan arbelave buckram boards, raised bands and red gilt title label to spine, endpapers renewed, hinges reinforced with cloth. Spine rubbed and a little faded with some evidence of a removed label at tail, very good overall. To the front paste-down and title-page, inkstamps (and 'Cancelled' stamp) from the National Institute for Medical Research Council Library; library label to ffep. Pasted to the verso of a replacement blank, facing the title-page, a clipped-out piece of original endpaper with MS inscription reading 'The Medical Research Committee / 25th April 1917'. Letter confirming that the book is no longer property of the library loosely inserted. In 1757 Home's Principles of Agriculture and Vegetation was published in Edinburgh by Hamilton and Balfour. In 1758 Hamilton, Balfour and Neill published Home's major work, Principia Medicinae, a scientific history of disease. Principia Medicinae greatly enhanced Home's reputation, particularly in Europe and America where it found a large audience for whom it served as a textbook. Running into several editions, it was still in use well into the nineteenth century. After such success Hamilton wanted to produce a second edition of Princliples of Agriculture and Vegetation but Home rather craftily wrote to Millar instead, asking what he would be prepared to offer in order to publish it himself. Millar successfully won the right to produce the second edition and at the same time paid Home for Medical Facts and Experiments, which appeared in 1759. ESTC T120708   Ref: 51841 
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[Hoogstraten, Jan van:] Afzetzel van de Republyk of Vrye Staat van Venetie, Begrepen in drie Boeken, door J.V.H. Amsteldam [Amsterdam]: Hendrik vande Gaete, en Johannes van Leeuwen, 1715. 4to., pp. [l], 152 + engraved frontispiece. Light toning and spotting. Modern marbled boards, leather label with gilt lettering to spine. The first edition of this poem in praise of the Venetian republic by Jan van Hoogstraten (1662-1756). It is rare in the UK, with COPAC locating only the BL copy.   Ref: 42703 
£250
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