Philaletheses [Thomas Taylor] An Appeal to the Public: whether a Calvinist can, with a good conscience, be a Minister of the Church of England. 1780. A pamphlet. 12pp. Disbound. VG
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. Oxford, 1868, octavo, full blind-tooled morocco, gilt title, a.e.g.; brass corners & clasps, two ribbon markers; 1880 gift inscription and some foxing to free endpaper o/w fine and attractive.
Samuel Jackson (1785-1861) Nine Pamphlets on the education of children in Wesleyan Day and Sunday Schools, Leeds and London, 1847-59. Disbound. Eight with original printed wraps (one with rear cover missing). VG. Also four related papers. (13)
The Holy Bible with the Apocrypha, Henry Frowde & C.F. Clay, London, 1912; thin paper edition, octavo; fine binding by Bumpus in maroon morocco, gilt, raised bands ending in trefoils, a.e.g.; neat gift inscription dated 1922 to free endpaper.
Madame Guyon A Short and Easy Method of Prayer, H.R. Allenson, [c.1906], small octavo, privately bound in carved wooden boards, satin backstrip. A fine & unusual binding. Ownership inscription to front endpaper dated 1906
The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, Rivingtons, Cambridge & London c.1870; crown 8vo, fine binding by Townsend of Sheffield in purple morocco with elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands, gilt dentelles to inner margins of boards and gauffered gilt edges with a fleur de lys pattern, ribbon bookmarker. Endpapers foxed, ownership inscription partly erased, first leaf of Genesis torn & in need of repair.
Jean de la Fontaine Fables de La Fontaine, Alfred Mame, Tours, 1875; quarto, handsome three-quarter leather binding, the spine with raised bands, each compartment with foliate gilt & red inlay, slight wear; engraved frontispiece portrait and 50 additional engravings by Foulquier laid down in the text. Some occasional minor spotting to text margins. Small ownership inscription to first free endpaper
The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Smith, Elder & Co, 1893-95, set of 26 volumes in attractive maroon half-leather bindings, the spines with raised bands, gilt title labels & decoration to the compartments; marbled boards with matching sides and endpapers. Some scuff marks. Internally fine with wood engravings in text; free from inscriptions. (26)
Edward Waring A Letter to The Reverend Dr.Powell….In Answer to his Observations on the First Chapter of a book called Miscellanea Analytica, and his Defence of those Observations, Thurlbourn & Woodyer, Cambridge, 1760, 47pp plus plate; bound with [W.S. Powell] A Defence of the Observations on the First Chapter of a Book called Miscellanea Analytica, T. Merrill, Cambridge, 1760, 38pp; and [John Wilson] A Vindication of the Miscellanea Analytica: in Answer to a late Pamphlet entitled Observations, &c. T. & J. Merrill, Cambridge, 1760, 22pp plus blank leaf. Octavo, disbound, remains of leather backstrip. Good clean text, plate and title pages. (3)
Letters from Eminent Historical Writers relating to the Public Records, Record Commission, London, 1836; octavo, contemp. wraps; blindstamp of the Essex Institute 1846 and small catalogue stamp at foot of title page; a collection of letters from many contributors relating to the work of the Public Record Office and its publications. 76pp. Very Good
Annie Howell (Ephziba) Elim: or Harrogate in Prose & Verse, R. Ackrill, Harrogate, 1892; small octavo, original gilt & blind-tooled cloth, a little worn; endpapers browned; first gathering of text fairly loose o/w fine internally; gilt edged; wood-engravings in text; xv,127pp. R. Ackrill, 1892
A Short Account of John Marriott, including extracts from some of his Letters. To which are added, some of his Poetical Productions. D. Boys, Doncaster, 1803, First Edition; 12mo, full tree-calf, gilt decoration & title label to spine, peripheral wear, front hinge weak; ownership signature dated 1805; fine internally. , 194,  pp.
L. Susan Stebbing Logic in Practice, Methuen, 1954, in chipped d/jkt, boards slightly bowed, 90pp, and Philosophy and the Physicists, Penguin, 1944 (1st Edn. in Penguin), printed wraps, VG, 219pp plus adverts. Logic in Practice with ownership inscription. (2)
Frances and Edward Larocque Tinker Widows Only – Old New Orleans, the Sixties, D. Appleton, 1931, 1st Edition, orig.cloth with onlay titles, front board slightly marked, signed & warmly inscribed by the authors on reverse of frontispiece. Pictorial endpapers. 165pp. Fine internally.
Paul Dunbar Les Aventures de Staline, Cirque Divers, Liege, 1980, large format s/bk, card wraps, worn at periphery; a comic-book style account of the life & career of Joseph Stalin. Fine internally. 56pp
Vernon Scanell selection of first editions, three signed by the author, comprising The Tiger and the Rose 1971 in d/jkt, Ring of Truth 1983 in djkt (signed), The Loving Game 1975 (signed, in price-clipped d/jkt), Feminine Endings 2000 (signed s/bk), and Of Love and War 2002 in d/jkt. No ownership inscriptions etc. VG/VF (5)
Leonard C. Smithers (Ed.) The Thousand and One Quarters of an Hour, H.S. Nichols, London 1893; tall octavo, large paper edition, one of 650 printed; three-quarter cloth over marbled boards, gilt leather title, minor wear; top edge gilt, uncut elsewhere; some light spotting to prelims o/w fine internally, no inscriptions.VG
Winifred Wolfe (1923-81) Yesterday's Child, Hammond & Co, 1964, 1st UK Edition, gilt cloth in VG complete d/jkt (mylar protected); spotting to edge of text block o/w fine, no inscriptions.
[Charles Benjamin Taylor, 1797-1875] A Fireside Book, or the Account of a Christmas Spent at Old Court, J.A. Hessey, London, 1828; first edition, sm.octavo, original boards, scuffed & marked, the later paper backstrip and title label fine; uncut; engraved frontispiece after George Cruikshank; small repair to corner of the Dramatis Personae leaf o/w VG internally, a few minor tone marks; no inscriptions; (3)229,(2)pp.
John Farrimond Dust in My Throat, George Harrap, 1963, First Edn., gilt cloth, fine, in a VG near-complete d/jkt (slightly chipped top & tail of spine), no inscriptions. Minor spotting to edge of text block occasionally straying on to text margins.. A tale of a mining community. 222pp