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LA VERITE FABULISTE COMEDIE AVEC UN RECUEIL DE FABLES
Written by Mr. Delauney.
Stock no. 985155
Published by Jean Fran. Josse. 1732. Slightly better than very good condition.

First edition. Small format Pages: 140 + 6. Fine modern half calf binding with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine. 50 Fables. Text in French. A handsome copy. Reduced from £150.

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VILLAGE DIALOGUES
Written by Rowland Hill.
Stock no. 983179
Published by T. Tegg. 1836. Slightly better than good condition.

2 Volumes. 35th edition, with Additional Dialogues and Enlargements. Pages: viii, 427; 468. Contemporary three-qurter black leather, gilt decoration and gilt-lettered labels on spines. Marbled boards. 26 woodcut vignettes. Piece torn from top of title page to Volume II, removing the word "Village". Foxing to prelims. Covers scuffed.

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ROMAN COMIQUE DE SCARRON
Written by Scarron.
Stock no. 983508
1785. Very good condition.

3 volumes. Small format. pages 320; 284; 386. Full vellum bindings with gilt lettering and decoration on spines. Text in French. Volumes I + II a little splayed. Spines darkened.

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MEMOIRS OF THE HOUSE OF BRANDENBURG
No author listed.
Stock no. 985760
Published by J.Nourse. 1751. Very good condition.

First edition. Small format Pages: viii, 286. Contemporary half black leather binding with gilt-lettered red morocco label on spine, marbled boards and endpapers. Top egde gilt. From the earlist accounts to the death of Frederick I King of Prussia by the hand of a master to which are added two dissertations. Foxing throughout. REDUCED FROM £140.

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PARIS AND ITS ENVIRONS
Written by L.T. Ventouillac. Illustrated by Mr. Pugin.
Stock no. 689582
Published by Robert Jennings. 1st 1829. Almost very good condition.

Full black morocco binding. gilt titles and decorations to spine and both covers. All edges gilt. Numerous b/w plates. Contents detached from boards. All plates present. Corners worn. Slight foxing throughout. Endpapers browned.

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AN HISTORICAL TOUR IN MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by William Coxe. Illustrated by R.C. Hoare.
Stock no. 556822
Published by T. Cadell. 1st 1801. Slightly better than good condition.

Two volumes. Full brown calf binding, red title labels to spine. Gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. Magnificently rebound. Foxing throughout. Contents page creased in one volume. Lacks East View of Llanthony Abbey and the Plan of Monmouth.

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THESAURUS ECCLESIASTICUS
Written by John Lloyd.
Stock no. 987191
Published by Lockyer Davis. 1788. Very good condition.

An improved edition of the Liber Valorum containing an account of the valuation of all the livings in England and Wales. Pages: xi, 504. Original marbled boards; modern leather spine with gilt lettering and decoration. A small amount of annotation and pale foxing to contents. In general a very clean copy. Boards rubbed.

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LES RECREATIONS D'EUGENIE
Written by Mme. De R..
Stock no. 986948
Published by Genets, Jeune, Libraire. 1820. Very good condition.

2nd edition. Small format Pages: 177. Contemporary full leather binding, with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. 3 engraved plates, plus engraved title page. Text in French. A few small chips from edge of frontis. Corners worn.

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COMPENDIUM OF ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by M. D'Anville.
Stock no. 570195
Published by J. Faulder. 1810. Almost very good condition.

Two volumes. Full brown calf binding, raised bands to spine. Gilt borders. Marbled endpapers and edges. xxxi + 446; 439 pages. 10 folding b/w maps including one of Roman Britain. Maps lightly browned. Contents very good. Front cover of Volume II is detached. Boards are a little scuffed. Titles labels are missing from spine. REDUCED FROM £400.

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SALMONIA: OR DAYS OF FLY FISHING
Written by Humphry Davy.
Stock no. 988552
Published by John Murray. 1832. Very good condition.

In a Series of Conversations with some account of the habits of fishes belonging to the genus Salmo by an Angler - Third edition. Pages: xiii, 335. Contemporary three-quarters blue leather binding; raised bands and gilt-lettered black moroco label on spine. 6 engraved plates plus 3 fly plates. No author named, but is Sir Humphry Davy. Contents very good. In handsome modern binding. REDUCED from £120.

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LETTRES A CAMILLE SUR LA PHYSIOLOGIE DE L'HOMME
Written by Isidore Bourdon.
Stock no. 988419
Published by H. Dumont. 1834. Very good condition.

Small format. Pages: viij, 307. Leather spine, marbled boards; gilt decoration and lettering on spine. 6 b/w plates at end of volume showing the head and brain. Text in French. Corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine. A nice copy.

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A PICTURESQUE DESCRIPTION OF THE RIVER WYE FROM THE SOURCE TO ITS JUNCTION WITH THE SEVERN
Written by T.H. Fielding.
Stock no. 570371
Published by Ackermann & Co.. 1841. Very good condition.

Full polished brown leather binding with gilt borders and embossed decoration at corners. Red title label to spine. 12 beautiful mounted hand-coloured aquatint plates with tissue guards. Endpapers browned. Light browning to contents. Professional paper repair to edge of one page, hardly visible. A truly handsome copy of this scarce book.

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