30 April 2008
ERASMUS, Desiderius (1466?-1536). Moriae Encomium; or, A Panegyrick upon Folly ... illustrated with above fifty curious cuts ... by Hans Holbeine, translated by White Kennett. London: J. Woodward, 1709. 8° (194 x 115mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece, 24 engraved plates, 4 engraved illustrations. (Tiny rust hole to one plate, dampstain to edges affecting gatherings d8 & e2, variable spotting and browning.) Contemporary panelled calf (rebacked, new endpapers, covers scuffed). Provenance: Francis Ferrand Foljambe (title stamp).
BROWN, William Lawrence (1755-1830). An Essay on the Natural Equality of Men. Edinburgh: T. Duncan, 1793. 4° ( 203 x 116mm). (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary half calf, red morocco lettering piece and FFF stamp on spine (joints cracking, headcap slightly worn). Provenance: Francis Ferrand Foljambe (binding).
BRYDGES, Sir Samuel Egerton (1762-1837). Sonnets and other poems a new edition, with additions. London: G. and T. Wilkie, 1785. 8°. (Occasonal light spotting, inscription to title slightly shaved by the binder.) Modern half calf. Provenance: Francis Cripps Jun. (title inscription) -- Catherine Foljambe née Cripps (title inscription) -- John Foljambe (bookplate).
BASKERVILLE, John (1706-1775) -- Quintus Horatius Flaccus. Birmingham: Baskerville, 1762. 8° (152 x 87 mm). Engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette to title. (Variable spotting and browning, heavy in places.) Contemporary vellum (slightly warped); and 5 other books. (9)
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