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Image for Tortura Torti : siue, ad Matthaei Torti Librum Responsio...  / Opuscula quaedam posthuma.

Tortura Torti : siue, ad Matthaei Torti Librum Responsio... / Opuscula quaedam posthuma.

By: ANDREWES, Lancelot (1555-1626), Bishop of Winchester

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Londonii, Robert Barker: 1609

Seller ID: 28757


[title continues] qui nuper editus contra apologiam Serenissimi Potentissimique Principis, Iacobi, dei Gratia, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae & Hiberniae, Regis pro iuramento fidelitatis. Londini: excudebat Robertus Barkerus, serenissae Regiae Maiestatis typographus, anno 1609. [8], 402pp, woodcut initials and headpieces. STC 626 [ESTC S122435], lacking the final blank leaf. BOUND WITH: Reverendi in Christo Patris, Lanceloti, Episcopi Wintoniensis. Opuscula quaedam posthuma. London: Excudebat Felix Kyngston pro R.B. [Richard Badger] & Andrew Hebb, 1629. [Supplementary title]: Two Answers to ... View more info

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Apophthegms New and Old, collected by the Right Honourable, Francis Lo. Vervlam, Viscount St. Alban.

By: BACON, Francis.]

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Hanna Barret and Richard Whittaker, and are to be sold at the Kings Head in Pauls Church-yard: 1625

Seller ID: 35288


12mo. [ii] (title, verso blank), 308pp (last blank). The title within a narrow double-ruled border, text within a wider double-ruled border, leaving a blank marginal column (for notes?). Contemporary full calf, neatly rebacked with the unlettered spine laid down. Hinges strengthened with Japanese tissue. Lacks a preliminary blank leaf? Title-page is slightly off-centre and a little rubbed along its head edge. The text somewhat offset on some pages in the latter third of the book. A good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The History of St Paul's Cathedral in London from its foundation. Extracted out of original charters, records, leiger-books, and the manuscripts.  Beautified with sundry prospects of the Old Fabrick, which was destroyed by the fire of that city, 1666.

The History of St Paul's Cathedral in London from its foundation. Extracted out of original charters, records, leiger-books, and the manuscripts. Beautified with sundry prospects of the Old Fabrick, which was destroyed by the fire of that city, 1666.

By: DUGDALE, Sir William.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Published by Edward Maynard, DD. Printed by George James, for Jonah Bowyer: 1716

Seller ID: 18341


Second edition, corrected and enlarged by the Author's own hand. To which is prefixed his Life, written by himself. ALSO: Appendix in Historiam Ecclesiae Cathedralis S. Pauli; Diversa, Ad majorem istius operis illustrationem continens. AND: A Brief Historical Account of the Cathedrals of York, Durham and Carlisle; as also the principal collegiate churches in the Province of York. Extracted from authentic records, and other authorities (Bowyer, London, 1715). Folio. xxiii, 210pp, 11 plates (9 folding), 29 full-page engravings by W. Hollar and J. Harris / 76pp (last blank) / 88pp / [20]pp (In... View more info

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The Way to Health, Long Life and Happiness : or, A Discourse of Temperance...

By: TRYON, Thomas.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, Printed by H.C. for R. Baldwin: 1691

Seller ID: 35244


[title continues] ...and the particular nature of all things requisite for the life of man as all sorts of meats, drinks, air, exercise &c., with special directions how to use each of them to the best advantage of the body and mind. Shewing from the true ground of nature whence most diseases proceed and how to prevent them. To which is added a treatise of most sorts of English herbs with several other remarkable and most useful observations, very necessary for families. The whole treatise displaying the most hidden secrets of Philosophy, and made easie and familiar to the meanest capacities, b... View more info

Image for Remarks on the Beauties of Poetry [and] An Inquiry into the Beauties of Painting; and into the merits of the most celebrated painters, ancient and modern [and] Observations on the Correspondence between Poetry and Music.

Remarks on the Beauties of Poetry [and] An Inquiry into the Beauties of Painting; and into the merits of the most celebrated painters, ancient and modern [and] Observations on the Correspondence between Poetry and Music.

By: Webb, Daniel.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, R. and J. Dodsley: 1762-1769.

Seller ID: 18115


First edition of 'Remarks' (1762) and 'Observations' (1769), third edition (1769) of 'An Inquiry'. Small 8vo. [ii], 123pp; xvi, 200pp; vi, 155pp; [4]pp publ adverts. Full contemporary calf with spine title label, extremities rubbed, a little more so at the joints and head and tail of spine, some discolouring on the boards. Top edges coloured, the others darkened, internally clean. Long (faint) note in pencil on the front free endpaper, and longer note in ink on the following blank (an extract of a critique of Young's 'Night Thoughts'), seemingly in the hand of the (contemporary? - certainly n... View more info