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Romae: Ex Typographia Palladis Apud Nicolaum et Marcum Palearinos Superiorum Facultate. MDCCXLVIII [1748]. . 4t0, 228 x 178, pp. xx, 288, contemporary vellum, remains of cords at fore-edge, most of front free end-paper removed, front hinge cracked with interior of spine visible; with a late 20th century inscription on front paste-down end-paper: "1 Jan… Read more
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A Aix, De l'Imprimmerie d'Augustin Poontier, Libraire, rue du Pont-Moreau, 1815. FIRST EDITION. 4to, 247 x 192 mms., pp. [v] vi - xix, xx blank], 279 [280 blank], xxxv [xxxvi blank,], xiii [xiv blank], 247 [248 blank], 28, including half-titelcontemporary quarter calf, gilt spine, speckled boards (slightly worn), with the ex-libris stamp of Sig. Caillol, Ingenieur, Marseille… Read more
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Antuverpiea, Ex officina Christophori Plantinei 1566. 12mo. 164 x 102 mms., pp. 166 [167 errata, 168 blank], 132, final slightly larger folded sheet headed "Lectori," 18th century calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments and restored at joints. black leather label (chipped), slightly later end-papers, with the Ex Libris of Joseph Van Der Ven et Amicorum and a small… Read more
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London: Printed for J. Johsnon..., [ [no date], [1791]. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. 8vo, 197 x 194 mms., pp. 127 [128 Errata, 129 - 130 appendix], rather unappealing bound in green library buckram, with bookplate on front paste-down end-paper of Rochdale Public Libraries (Reserve Stock), library stamp and Dewey numbers on verso of title-page, inner margin of… Read more
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Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale. 1827. FIRST EDITION. 4to, 283 x 218 mms., pp. xi [xii contents, xiii first part, xiv blank], 110 [111 Errata, 112 blank, 113 - 116 index], handsomely bound in full red straight-grain morroco, gilt roll borders on cover, with two borders in blind, and a central modified lozenge in each panel, spine richly gilt,… Read more
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Venetiis Ioan Gryphius Excudebat, 1554. 4to, 208 x 156 mms., pp. [viii], 456 [457 - 536 Index], contemporary vellum, title in ink on spine; ties gone, binding a bit soiled, but text clean and fresh; a very good copy. The jurist and legal scholar Pierre Rebuffi Pierre Rebuffi (1487-1557) made one of the most substantial contributions to… Read more
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[Edinbugh]@ Printed in Great Britain by William Blackwood & Sons Ltd. 1934. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. 8vo, 183 x 120 mms., pp. [3] - 31 [32 blank], with pagination including paper wrappers. A little worn at corners but a very good copy. James Adair, O.B.E. (1886-1982) was the Procurator-Fiscal for Edinburgh from 1919 to 1937.… Read more
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[Basel] Per Joannes Amorbachium, Petri et Froben impressus, 1511. FIRST EDITION. Large, thick folio, 411 x 280 x 68 mms., four parts in one volume foliated [6], 177 [178 - 181, 182 blank]; 72 [73 - 76]; 39 [40]; 39 [40 - 41, 3 final blanks], with woodcut devices (of basilisk and shield) on initial leaf for… Read more
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London: printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall, Law Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty; for E. and R. Brooke..., 1794. 8vo, 209 x 13o mms., pp. [v], vi - xii, 339 [340 blank], [56 - index], recently rebound in quarter calf, marbled boards, morocco labels; title-page slightly detached at inner margin, but a sound copy.… Read more
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Edinburgi, Venales Prostant apud Gordon et Murray. 1780. 8vo (in 4s), 211 x 121 mms., pp. [iv], 418 [419 - 445, 446 blank], contemporary calf, red leather label; end-papers affected by camp, but a good copy with the armorial bookplate of Cuninghame of Lainshaw on the front paste-down end-paper, and the autograph and date "Tho Cuninghame 1780" on… Read more
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cover of D. Justiniani, Sacratissimi Principis, Institutionum, sive Elementorum, libri quatuor, Notis perpetuis multo, quam hucusque, diligentius illustrati, Curo & studo Arnoldi Vinnii I. C. Editio postrema ab Auctore recognita

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Amstelaedami, Ex Officina Elzdeviriana, 1658. 12mo, 133 x 71 mm.s, pp. [xxiv], 643 [644 - 646 blank], with fine additional engraved title-page, with the Elzevir device as vignette on the printed title-page, contemporary red morocco, gilt-ruled border on each cover, spine richly gilt in compartments, all edges gilt; slight wear to base of spine, but generally… Read more
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cover of De l'Esprit des Loix.   Nouvelle Edition, Avec les dernieres Corrections & Illustrations de l'Auteur

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A Edinbourg, Chez G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, 1750. FIRST SCOTTISH EDITION. 2 volumes. 8vo (in 4s), 198 x 112 mms., pp. xxviii, 458 [459 errata, 460 blank]; xvii [xviii errata], 487 [488 blank], contemporary lightly polished, spine gilt in compartments with curious ichthyological ornament (sort of a sea creature or mermaid with its tail… Read more
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Edinburgh: Printed by Mr. Thomas and Walter Ruddimans, and sold by Mr. William Monro..., 1730. FIRST EDITION. 12mo (in 6s), 160 x 98 mms., pp. 191 [192 blank], contemporary calf (rubbed); strip cut from top margin of title-page and and following leaf, all before title-page (blank) removed, scribblings on paste-down end-papers, lacks label; "Ex dono D… Read more
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London: John Harris..., 1825. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, pp. vii [viii blank], 205 [206 blank, 207 - 208 adverts],with additional engraved title-page (soiled and mounted), engraved frontispiece, and a further engraved title-page, recent quarter calf, red morocco label, circular engraving of helmeted Greek figure on front paste-down end-paper.
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London, Printed for M. Walbanck, and J. Gyles, 1648. 12mo, pp. [xxvi], 203 [204 blank], including blank leaf following table of contents, engraved portrait, recently recased in unsympathetic quarter green library buckram, boards, amateurishly labelled on spine; resewn, with inner margins of frontispiece and title-page disappearing into gutter, other inner margins visible (some just), small hole… Read more
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London: Printed for Geo. Pearch..., 1770. 8vo (in 4s), pp. [iv], 68, including half-title, disbound. Morris was defending John Wilkes for seditious libel in reprinting a "scandalous" work in The London Museum, when he was abused by the judge, Sir Richard Aston; he appeals to the works of the Chief Justice Mansfield in… Read more
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