A La Haye [Hague]: [n.pub], 1774. Octavo, xii, 411 pages; G+; Dark brown leather with gilt lettering and graphics; Fold out map at back intact; Bookplate of South Carolina Congressional delegate Francis Kinloch appears on front pastedown; Inscription from previous owner Manuel E. Hunt appears in ink on ffep, as does Hunt's signature on the bookplate of Kinloch.
Wedgwood Family Collection: A Supplement
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Boston: Joshua Belcher, 1810-1812. First American Edition. Octavos, five volumes; VG-; Full calf binding with red labels and gilt lettering; Boards show moderate+ bumping to corners (boards exposed) moderate wear to bottom edges (more significant on volumes IV and V), moderate+ wear to tails of spines, light+ wear to heads of spine, moderate shelfwear overall (especially spine labels and front cover of volumes I, III and V) some cracking to joints, and significant darkening to leather on volume II; Textblocks show light foxing and soiling to dyed edges, light age-toning overall interiorly, the names of a previous owner on the front paste-downs of each volume, and very occasional pencil emendations; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (, pp. 9 - 371, ) -- Vol. II. (, viii, pp. 9 - 424, ) -- Vol. III. (, xxiv, pp. 24 - 523, ) -- Vol. IV. (xvi, pp. 17 - 453, ) -- Vol. V. (vi, pp. 7 - 509, [index]).
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1818. Octavos, four volumes; VG; Full tan calf with cloth endpapers, spine banded with gilt titles and panel ornaments; Boards have light wear to corners and joints of spine, light+ wear to head/tail of spines, and very light shelfwear overall; Textblock has very light shelfwear to all gilt edges, light occasional foxing interiorly, and some light offsetting from illustrations to accompanying tissue-guards; Illustrated with 48 engraved plates after Robert Smirke, with engraved vignettes; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (lxxxiv, 409 pages) -- Vol. II. (, 395 pages) -- Vol. III. (xiii, , 432 pages) -- Vol. IV. (vi, 508 pages).
London: H. Fry for C. Dilly, 1796. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Octavo; G-; xviii, , 473, xxviii pages; Bound in full leather with gilt ornamentation to boards and spine, label to spine; Finish of leather rubbed and damaged across surface of boards; Rubbing to corners and edges of boards, head and tail of spine; joints cracked and surrounding leather chipped; Marbled endpapers; Bound by Wood of Worchester with binder's ticket on front paste down; Bookplate upside down on rear paste down; Text block minimally age-toned with some offsetting; complete with half title and fold-out table.
New York: Hopkins & Seymour, 1807. First Edition. Octavo, viii, 376 pages; G-; Dark brown leather banded spine with faded gilt lettering; Boards show significant shelfwear to covers, moderate+ wear to edges, and significant cracking to leather along joints (front board nearly detached); Textblock has moderate+ age-toning to edges, light+ shelfwear to bottom edge, and is lacking portrait frontispiece.
Washington: Peter Force, 1827. Octavo; 466 pages; G+; Rebound in full brown cloth with leather label to spine; Ex-library copy with expected marks, including stamp to copyright page and pencil call number to advertisement leaf; Several small closed tears to title page, none impacting text; Scattered light damp staining throughout; Text block significantly age-toned.
Philadelphia: J.C. Kayser & Co, 1823. First Edition. Quarto, , viii, 242 pages, 41 pages; G-; Leather on spine largely gone (quires and adhesive exposed); Front board detached from binding, with moderate wear to edges and corners; Textblock has moderate+ age-toning to edges and moderate+ foxing to pages interiorly throughout; Copiously illustrated; Lacking frontispiece map.
Paris: Henrichs, 1804. First Edition Thus. Octavo; xvi, 355,  pages; VG; Quarter bound in brown calf with gilt titling to spine and marbled paper to boards; Rubbing to edges and corners of boards, and, to a lesser extent, to board surfaces; Text block lightly age-toned and foxed; Text block edges tinted green.
Lugduni; Lugduni Batavorum: Remundum de la Rouiere; Officina Elzeviriana, 1623; 1618. Small Octavo, , 354, , , 108 pages, , ; VG; Two works, bound in contemporary vellum, with expected moderate staining and warping to boards; Minor bumping to head and tail of spine, edge and corners of boards; Bookplate to front pastedown; Previous owner's mark to front free endpaper; Text block lightly age-toned; A short note dated 1695 is tipped in: "This French Grammar by Char. Maupasio, traslated by Theod. Jacom into Latine belongs to Mr. John Brown; but I find somethings in it that make me to desire to have it altho it should cost me the dearer. [illegible] 16 Novr 1695."
London: Printed by I.B. for Robert Allot, 1631. Extracted from first collected edition. Folio; Good; 75,  pages; Disbound and in later paper wraps; Wrappers show significant uneven age-toning and light chipping to edges, especially along spine; Textblock has moderate age-toning overall; Extracted from first edition of Jonson's collected "Works" printed in 1631. STC 14753.5.
London: J. Bew, 1783. First English Edition. Small Octavos, two volumes; G; Contemporary half-calf with green marbled boards, black spine labels and gilt lettering; Boards show moderate wear to corners, light+ wear to heads/tails of spines, light shelfwear overall, and front board of volume one is detached; Textblocks have moderate age-toning to edges, light+ foxing interiorly, and some faint soiling to fore-edge of Vol. I; The name of a previous owner ("Frank E. Taylor / Charleston / SC" appears in ink on the front pastedowns of both volumes; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (, 283 pages) -- Vol. II. (, 296 pages).
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1809. Ninth Edition. 16mo., 228 pages; Fair; Full calf-bound, with spine on leather largely chipped away (quires exposed); Front board and all pages up to page 12 are separated from binding (all intact); Textblock has light+ age-toning overall; Includes 12 pages of publisher advertising and 7 full-page illustrations.
Cambridge: Corn. Crownfield, 1726. First Edition. Ocatvo, , xxxi, , 386 pages, cxliv, ; VG-; Rebacked, brown calf with gilt tooled boards; Moderate plus wear to edges and corners of original boards; Textblock shows light age-toning and foxing to speckled edges, light shelfwear to bottom edge, light foxing to pages throughout interiorly, and moderate foxing to front and back free end pages; Appears to be complete with all original engravings and fold-out illustrations, including Erasmus portrait frontispiece.
London: Richard Green, et. al. 1685. Presumed First Editions. Octavo, , 205 pages, , , pp. 116-216, , ; VG-; Bound in later dark brown calf, with tooled covers and spine and gilt lettering; Boards show very light shelfwear to back cover; Textblock has moderate uneven age-toning to edges, and very light age-toning interiorly overall. Lacking frontispieceWing R2450. Thomason I 435-36.
Wien [Vienna]: Bey Anton Edlen Von Schmid, 1835. Octavo, 108 leaves; G-; Bound in textured cloth, faded and with several areas of damp staining to boards and throughout text block; Paper label to spine and gilt ornamentation to front board; Both hinges cracked; Text of several prophetic texts of the Hebrew Scriptures in Hebrew and German; 108 leaves; With the stamp of the library of "Steiner Jozsef C." of Budapest on title page.
Berlin: Veit and Company, 1851-1853. First Edition. Octavos, Two Volumes; VG; Rebound in brown cloth, with silver lettering to spine; Boards show very light bumping to heads of spine; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges and light creasing to several pages; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (vii, 520 pages) -- Vol. II. (iv, 331 pages).
The Hague: Jean Van Duren, 1741. First Edition. Octavo, xxxii, 354 pages; G+; Full calf, banded spine with gilt graphic and lettering; Boards have moderate wear to edges and corners, moderate+ wear to joints and bands, and significant chipping to leather near tail of spine; Textblock has light age-toning overall interiorly, and single small instance of worming in the bottom-right quadrant of all pages (not impacting text); a.e.d.
Philadelphia: Richard Folwell, 1795. Third Edition. Octavo, 120 pages; G; Original light blue wraps, side-sewn; Covers show moderate wear to edge, light chipping to fore-edges, light foxing and staining overall, and several ink and pencil emendations to front cover; Textblock has moderate wear and light age-toning to untrimmed edges; Pages uncut.
Washington: Duff Green, 1834. Presumed First Edition. 32mo., 109 pages; G-; Bound in full brown calf with gilt lettering to spine; Front joint repaired; Rear joint cracked; Head and tail of spine significantly chipped; Multiple patches of damage to finish of leather on boards; corners rubbed; Bookplate of Abraham Lawrence on front pastedown; Name "A Lawrence" written on title page; Text block age-toned and foxed with damp staining to lower third of text block throughout.
London: H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place, 1662. First Edition. Folio, [xii], 275, ; Fair; Most of leather on spine is gone (quires exposed) with partial age-toned morocco label "Latch's Reports"; Front board separated from binding; Late binding in 1/2-calf and marbled boards, with moderate+ wear to corners, moderate warping to front board; Textblock has significant age-toning to edges, some dampstains interiorly, 3/4 of titlepage is torn off, and several stamps from the "Birmingham Law Society" appear throughout.
London: Andrew Bell, 1695. First Edition. Octavo, , xliv, 430 pages; VG-; Full contemporary speckled calf, with banded spines and no lettering; Boards show light+ wear to head/tail of spine and corners, light wear to edges, light+ cracking to leather on spine, and light shelfwear overall; Slight bowing to front cover; Textblock has light soiling to speckled edges, and some faint dampstains to ffep and following page; Publisher's ad appears on page preceding titlepage.
Boston: Cummings, Hilliard & Company, 1826. First Edition. Octavo, , 395 pages; VG-; 3/4-red morocco bound with brown marble boards; Rebound; Bookplate of (presumably) Illinois Republican Senator C.B. Farwell on front pastedown; Ink signature of Samuel B. Appleton "1833" on titlepage (possibly prominent NE merchant).
Harrisonburg: Davidson & Bourne, 1813. First Edition. 12mo., 252 pages, 12 pages; G+; Housed in brown cloth and light brown leather case and brown cloth chemise; Bound in calf with faded morocco label and gilt lettering; Boards show moderate bumping to corners, light+ wear to joints, chipping to leather at head of spine, and a two-inch crack along joint at front cover; Textblock has light+ age-toning to edges, moderate foxing throughout interiorly, several pencil emendations to titlepage and front paste-down, and light chipping to titlepage; List of Subscribers appears at back.
London: [n.p], 1649. First English Language Edition. Small Octavo, , 408 pages, , ; VG-; Rebound with 1/2-bound leather and light brown cloth boards; Spine banded with gilt lettering; Boards have very light wear to corners; Textblock has light-to-moderate uneven age-toning to edges and interiorly, some chipping to titlepage, and ink inscription of former owner on bottom of titlepage (Robert Sandilands).
London: Williams Shrowsbery, 1677. First Edition. Quarto, , 380 pages; VG- Rebacked, full calf; Banded spine with gilt lettering; Boards show light+ wear to corners and light wear overall; Textblock has light age-toning to marbled edges; Bookplate of Lord Thomas Mansel appears on front pastedown, as does tha nem of previous owner "W Lewis" in pencil on ffep.
London: Bell and Daldy, 1867. Octavo; xxxii, 687,  pages; VG+; Rebound in three-quarters brown leather with label and gilt ornamentation to paneled spine; Marbled paper boards; Minor rubbing to leather portions of binding; Booksellers' annotations in pencil to front pastedown, first and third front free endpaper; Frontispiece with tissue protector; Text block age-toned with scattered foxing; Heavily illustrated with plates and maps, some folding; Some pages uncut.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836. First Edition. Octavos, Two volumes; VG; Later 3/4-blue leather with marbled boards; Banded spines with blue leather labels and gilt lettering; Boards show light wear to corners; Textblock has light age-toning to speckled edges, light foxing to pages interiorly, and faint dampstain impacting first several pages of Volume I; Complete with fold-out map frontispiece in Volume I; Signature of former owner appears on ffep of Vol. I.; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (xxx, pp. 9-533) -- Vol. II. (v, 576 pages). Howes C178.
Jena and Leipzig: C.E. Gabler, 1796-1797. First Edition. Small Octavos, Two volumes; G+; Contemporary marbled boards, with volume numbers handwritten in ink on spines; Boards show moderate plus wear to edges and corners; Textblock has moderate uneven age-toning overall, with very minor foxing to edges; Early signature ("H. Leitenberger") appears on the verso of the titlepage of each volume; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (, 229, ) -- Vol. II. (, 269 pages).
[Geneva]: Iacobi Stoerij, 1573. First Edition. Small Octavo, , 174,  pages; VG; Bound in paper-covered arabesque boards with label to spine; Owner's mark to title page. Background: A seminal work in continental constitutional thought that helped to lay the intellectual foundations for the French Revolution. Hotman, a Huguenot jurist, served as a secretary to John Calvin and was an important legal theorist among the early Protestants. The Francogallia argues for representative government and an elective monarchy, and also (fatefully) provides a moral justification for tyrannicide. Mr. Hotman and Louis XVI would not have been fast friends.
[n.p.]: [n.p.], 1749. First Edition. Small Octavo, xix, , 194 pages; VG; Full mottled calf, with banded and gilt tooled spine and leather spine label with gilt lettering; Boards show moderate wear to corners and to joints along spine; Textblock has very light staining to red-dyed edges. Cioranescu 46027; Goldsmiths 8389.
London: J. Brotherton, 1753. Second Edition. Octavos, two volumes; VG; Rebound in 1/4 calf with marbled boards; Spine is banded with morocco labels and gilt lettering; Boards show very light wear to corners; Textblocks have moderate age-toning to edges, light+ age-toning interiorly throughout, some light chipping to ffep of volume I, and the name of a previous owner ("D B Stockholm") appears in ink on the titlepages of both volumes; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (lxi, , 381 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (, 483 pages, ).
London: J. Debrett, 1786. Small Quarto, , 50 pages, ; VG-; Bound in modern green cloth with gilt titling to spine; Boards show light wear to corenrs and head/tail of spine; Textblock light plus wear to dyed edges, an ex-library embossed stamp to title page, and pencil emendation to titlepage identifying the anonymous author as J. Mackenzie; Text block slightly age-toned and foxed interiorly.
London: J. Downes, 1793. Second Edition. Octavo, 75 pages, 66 pages, VG-; Bound in modern full mottled calf in blind by Bayntun-Riviere, from Somerset House Library; Boards show some minor scratching and moderate bowing; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges, and light uneven age-toning interiorly (with several very minor instances of foxing); With bookplate of William Terun Fehsenfeld on front pastedown.
New York: J. Tiebout & Sons, 1817. First Edition. Octavo, , vii, , 161, ; VG-; Rebound (20th-century) in brown cloth, with black spine label and gilt lettering; Boards show very light wear to corners and some faint discoloration to front cover; Textblock has light+ age-toning and foxing to edges, a very faint water stain impacting bottom-third of pages 16 - 55, and a 2-inch square dampstain in the top-third of the titlepage through page 6; A former owner's signature appears on the titlepage, as does a faded library stamp. Background: A scarce American printing of key documents of the French Revolution, compiled by Dutch feminist pamphleteer Maria Aletta Hulshoff. This publication includes the first American printing of the 1793 French Constitution. Hulshoff went into voluntary exile in New York in 1811 after facing political persecution for her pacifist views, and remained in the United States until 1820.
London: John Clarke, 1624. First Edition. 12mo., , 106 pages, ; G+; Full contemporary vellum, tooled with gilt design; Covers show light age-toning and wear overall, with curling along the fore-edges of the front and back covers; The textblock has light age-toning to edges, some light chipping to the fore-edges of the first and second feps, and the signatures (in 17th and early 18th century hands) of three previous owners on the ffep. STC 17610.