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Self-Help: With Illustrations of Character and Conduct. by Smiles,Samuel

Classic of the Self-Help ethic Smiles,Samuel. Self-Help:With Illustrations of Character and Conduct. London, John Murray 1859 Octavo, 7.5 x 5.5 ins, original purple/brown cloth, covers panelled and ruled in blind with floral central motif, spine lettered ...

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£1,850.00


Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus by ELIAS BAR SHINAYA OF NISIBIS, edited by OBICINI,Thomas

Octavo, contemporary vellum; pp. (6), 447, pp. (44), Syriac, Arabic and Latin text throughout, woodcut printers device to title, woodcuts to chapter endings, some paper browning throughout, a good copy. FIRST EDITION of the Syriac-Arabic dictionary arrang...

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£1,200.00


Wie Gertrud ihre Kinder lehrt, ein Versuch den Muttern Anleitung zu geben, ihre Kinder selbst zu unterrichten by Pestalozzi,Johann Heinrich

Octavo, contemporary half calf and marbled boards, black morocco label, engraved portrait of Pestalozzi + (1) + 390pp, an excellent copy. Printing and the Mind of Man, no.258. First edition containing an exhaustive exposition of Pestalozzi's principles of...

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£3,250.00


The General History of the Air, Designed and Begun by the Honble Robert Boyle Esq by BOYLE,Robert [and LOCKE,John]

Quarto, fine contemporary panelled calf, five raised bands, morocco label lettered gilt, pp.xii, 259, [1] adverts, woodcut diagram in the margins of pp.133, 135, inscribed in ink on inner blank Ex Libris Ricardi Moore. Paid for this Vol: 2sh – London, ...

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£6,850.00


L’Alcoran de Mahomet. Translaté d’Arabe en François, Par le Sieur du Ryer; Sieur de la Grande Malezair by Qur'an

Twelvemo, contemporary vellum, (6) + 486pp + (2), title printed in red and black with printers woodcut device, some woodcut initials, some printed marginilia, ownership in ink on the title of Robt. St.George. The third printing of the Qur'an in French. T...

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£650.00


Photographs of Glasgow College by Annan,Thomas

ANNAN,Thomas. Photographs of Glasgow College. Glasgow, T.Annan [1866] Oblong folio album, 15.5 x 11.0 ins, original green cloth, a little worn, skilfully rebacked, triple gilt fillets, with the College coat-of-arms in gilt on upper board and lettered in ...

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£3,750.00


Mahomets Alkoran, Door de Heer du Ryer uit d’Arabische inde Fransche, en door J.H.Gazemaker by Qur'an

Two parts in one volume, twelvemo, contemporary vellum, engraved title frontispiece + (7) + 692pp; (2) + 125pp, a few woodcut initials, printed marginilia. Second printing of Qur’an in Dutch, the first translation into Dutch of du Ryer’s French transl...

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£1,150.00


A Galic and English Dictionary. Containing all the words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the Celtic, that could be collected from the Voice, and Old Books and Mss. by SHAW, William

2 volumes bound in one, quarto, contemporary tree calf, rubbed, scuffed and worn, contemporary red morocco label lettered gilt, (6) + (186) leaves; (1) + (153) leaves, printed in double columns, ownership inscription in ink on the first title page of J.Ha...

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£950.00


Fabrica Overo Dittionario Della lingua volgare Arabica, et Itliana, Copioso de voci; & locutoni, con osseruare lafrase dell’una lingua. by DOMINICUS GERMANO of Silesia

Quarto, contemporary vellum, pp.(10) + 102, Arabic and Italian throughout, title with printers woodcut device, some browning throughout, an excellent copy. Schnurrer, Bibliotheca Arabica, 67. Brill, Philologia Orientalis, II,224. Graf IV 177. Lambrecht 46...

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£1,750.00


Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D’un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. by MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélémy

[MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélémy] Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D'un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. Tome Premier – Tome Sixieme. La Haye, chez Pierre du Hondt 173...

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£5,950.00


Arabismus, h.e. Præcepta Arabicæ Linguæ, In harmoniâ ad Ebræa, eademq; Universalia, nec non Chaldæo-Syra, (feofum antehac edita illa ab autore) conscripta, exemplis sufficinti-busq; confirmata illustrataq;. by SENNERT,Andrea

Quarto, 18 x 14.5 cm, old cloth boards, black morocco label lettered gilt, spine chipped, pp.8 + 166, including the errata on the last two pages, woodcut initial, decorated woodcut to chapter heading and ending, Latin with Arabic in the text throughout, e...

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£7,500.00


The Lusiad; or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. Translated from the Original Portugese of Luis de Camöens. The Second Edition by Mickle,William Julius

Quarto, contemporary tree calf, edges worn, rebacked, red morocco label, (2) + ccxxxvipp + 496pp, including the dedication to the Duke of Buccleuch, engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map. Goldsmith 11720. Viner, Guide to John Rae’s Life of Adam ...

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£1,250.00


Lectures on Political Economy, delivered in Trinity and Michaelmas Terms, 1833. by LONGFIELD,Mountifort

Octavo, contemporary cloth backed boards with loss of original paper to boards, printed paper label rubbed, pp.xii, 267, without the half title, a good copy. Blaug: Great Economists before Keynes, pp.135-137. Seligman: On some neglected British Economis...

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£2,250.00


Grammatica Syriaca by MICHAELIS,Ioannis Davidis

Quarto, contemporary quarter continental calf and boards, pp.viii + 299, folding table, printers woodcut to title page, woodcut on page 1, Latin with Syriac type throughout in the text, contemporary ownership in ink on front blank ex libris Bonaventura G...

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£350.00


Principles of Political Economy, with some of their applications to social philosophy by Mill,John Stuart

MILL,John Stuart. Principles of Political Economy, with some of their applications to social philosophy. In Two Volumes. London, John W Parker 1848 2 volumes, octavo, original publishers green/blue cloth, a little worn, original printed paper labels chipp...

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£4,500.00


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