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    • LONDON: PRINTED FOR A. STAHAN, AND T. CADELL JUN. AND W. DAVIES, 1795.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 4to (300 x 235 mm), xii, 311, [1]pp., 24 copper engravings, a good clean copy, cont. tree calf, gilt, upper joint starting, corners bumped, red morocco label to spine. Widely regarded as one of the best travel accounts of Portugal in the XVIII century. James Murphy (1750-1816) , an Irish architect who studied Moorish architecture at Cadiz, and also wrote on Arabian antiquities. He travelled to Portugal at the end of 1788 to make drawings of the church and monastery of Batalha, and he stayed in the country for some 7 years. He describes the towns and places visited as well as ... Lisez plus
    • OTLEY: PRINTED AND SOLD BY W. WALKER, 1813.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 8vo (195 x 125 mm), [2], 81, [1]pp., engraved frontispiece view of Otley and part of Wharfdale in the background (lightly offset onto title page), orig. boards, joints slightly split and spine a little chipped, uncut. Lisez plus
    • EDINBURGH: PRINTED BY MESSRS. SCHENCK & MCFARLANE, [C. 1845.]
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: Oblong folio (245 x 320 mm), 12 tinted lithograph isometrical views, and 12 lithograph plans on 11 sheets (of which one sheet has 2 plans), and an additional 8vo coloured lithograph 'Laying out of mixed plantations' bound at the rear, some light dust-soiling but generally clean, orig. publisher's cloth-backed wrappers, the upper wrapper with a printed label 'Morton's Farm Building, 24 plates. price 10s 6d.' The tinted lithographs provide bird's eye views of barns and other farm buildings, most of considerable size and sophistication. Each view is accompanied with a plan. OCLC records three ... Lisez plus
    • LONDON: PRINTED FOR JAMES BUCKLAND, 1782.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: Twenty-first edition, 8vo (205 x 130 mm), iv, 5-89, [1]pp., hand-coloured engraved frontispiece of the herb Vervain (a couple of minor stains and slightly trimmed at fore-edge), recent quarter calf, marbled boards, red morocco title label lettered in gilt. Morley acquired a method of treating scrofula and other similar diseases, and first published it as An essay on the nature and cure of the king's evil (1760). The principal cure, it appears, was a preparation of vervain root. The work was still in print in 1800, when a thirty-second edition was published. (Oxford DNB). All editions are ra... Lisez plus
    • BATH: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, BY R. CRUTTWELL, 1783.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 12mo (170 x 105 mm), iv, 173, [3]pp., orig. boards, inner front hinge broken but holding, blue sugar paper peeled away from upper cover, head of spine chipped, a nice copy with text very clean and bright. Provenance: Early signature of Thomas Edwards, Long Melford at head of title page. Lisez plus
    • LONDON: PRINTED FOR ROBERT FAULDER, 1789-1794.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: 2 Vols., royal 8vo (270 x 165 mm), 8, xvi, 106; [4], 86, [3]pp., with a final errata leaf, engraved frontispiece and title both with hand-colouring to first volume, engraved title to second volume also hand-coloured, 191 hand-coloured engraved plates of flowers as called for, the following plates were never issued: vol. 1 pls. 101 and 104, vol. 2 pl. 20 (see Henrey, Sitwell), some light foxing, plates with particularly wide-margins which dwarf the uncut text leaves, recent cloth-backed boards. John Miller (1715-1780), born Johann Sabastian M?ller in Nuremberg, came to England in 1744 and re... Lisez plus
    • LONDON: PRINTED BY B. MCMILLAN, 1798.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 8vo (215 x 135 mm), xvii, [3], 597, [1]pp., coloured folding engraved map (a little browned and offset), one further hand-coloured folding map, engravings within the text, one folding table, later buckram, leather spine label. Provenance: From the Royal Agriculture Society Library, but with no stamps. Lisez plus
    • LONDON: PRINTED FOR D. BREWMAN, 1792.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: [2], 52pp., engraved portrait frontispiece. 2 Vols., in one, 12mo (160 x 95 mm), recent plain half-calf, marbled boards. "Meriton was Chief Officer, and Rogers the Third Mate, of the Halsewell. They were among 74 who survived out of about 240 passengers and crew. The Halsewell, 58 tons, sailed from the Hope for "Coast and Bay" on January 1, 1786. She was caught in the narrow confines of the Channel by a violent storm which began on the morning of January 3. The ship beat back and forth in the storm, but sprang a leak and became almost helpless. The masts were cut away and the anchors droppe... Lisez plus
    • LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE ORIENTAL PRESS, BY WILSON & CO., FOR R. FAULDER, 1801.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 4to (), viii, 77, [1], 311, [5, additions, errata, index and advert leaf]pp., some very light unobtrusive water-staining to margins of first few leaves, some slight age toning to text, cont. half calf, marbled boards, spine gilt, corners rubbed. "Josef Mendoza y R?os (1762-1816) was a Spanish astronomer and mathematician born on the 29 January 1761 in Sevilla and died in Brighton in 1816 aged fifty-five; Mendoza y R?os published astronomical and nautical work in Spanish and English as well as French. Most significantly for his part in the Board of Longitude's history, Mendoza... Lisez plus
    • BIRMINGHAM: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, 1801.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 4to (260 x 205 mm), xxiv, 212pp., 18 copper-engraved plates (5 of which are folding), slightly offset, plates I-XV accompanied by a leaf of descriptive letterpress, cont. half calf, marbled paper boards, neatly rebacked with orig. label laid-down, attractive simple gilt tooling, a very good copy. The scarce first edition published in Birmingham, the home of the author before he moved his veterinary practice to London. Smith had only seen the later edition of of this work and was not aware of the date of the first edition. Provenance: Contemporary armorial bookplate of Bradfor... Lisez plus
    • LYON: CLAUDE MORILLON, 1620.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, third issue, folio (370 x 230 mm), [6], 157, [3]pp., with the additional engraved architectural title, woodcut printer's device to printed title by Jacob van der Heyden in second state with imprint "Lyon par Claude Morillon" and dated 1621, woodcut head-pieces and initials, 42 full-page engraved plates, with an additional engraved plate of dressage (bound in before fol. 17) captioned in the plate A tres noble et tres vaillant Cavalier Monsieur Iosepho Romeny Londois bound in and with contemporary manuscript note "Coller cette figure sur celle qui est a fol. 17" at foot, some ... Lisez plus
    • LONDON: R. H. PORTER, [BICKERS AND SON, LTD.,] 1891-1917.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: Second edition, 8 vols., royal 8vo (255 x 170 mm), one of 450 copies, photogravure portrait frontispiece, list of subscribers, 421 chromolithographed or hand-coloured lithographed plates, mostly after Archibald Thorburn and J.G. Keulemans, mounted on linen stubbs throughout, occasional spotting, contemporary brown half-morocco, gilt, by Bickers & Son, marbled boards and endpapers, minor rubbing, slightly cracked along upper joint of volume 1, otherwise a nice set. The second edition of one of the finest English ornithological works. Lilford was a well known for his ornithological interests,... Lisez plus
    • EDINBURGH: PRINTED FOR DANIEL LIZARDS, 1822-26.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 2 vols., 8vo text volume (230 x 145 mm) consisting of 12 parts each with a separate title and pagination, folio atlas volume (455 x 280 mm) containing an engraved title, dedication leaf and 4 page table of contents followed by 101 lithographed plates (of which 15 are hand-coloured), all plates bright and clean, both in orig. pink cloth, faded, label to spines, folio atlas re-cased, uncut, a nice set of this most important work, the text volume being particularly rare. "This superb atlas is certainly one of the most elegant works of the nineteenth century. The 101 lithographs ... Lisez plus
    • CALCUTTA: [PRINTED AT THE BAPTIST PRESS, 1845.]
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 4to (280 x 220 mm), lvi, 203, [1]pp., neatly bound in recent half calf, marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, spine tooled in gilt and blind, red morocco title label. "Thomas Latter (1816?1853), army officer in the East India Company and Burmese scholar, an officer who distinguished himself in the Anglo-Nepal War of 1814?16, was born in India. He obtained a commission as ensign in 1836 from the East India Company in the 67th Bengal native infantry, then stationed in Arakan. He was promoted lieutenant in 1840. At Arakan he devoted his leisure to the study of the Burmes... Lisez plus
    • YARMOUTH: FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION, 1840.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, folio (385 x 275 mm), [4], 94, [4]pp., one of 100 copies for private circulation, 51 lithographic plates printed by Graf of London and text by C. Sloman of Yarmouth, printed dedicatory letter to his son, Gurney Turner (1813-1848) signed Dawson Turner, Yarmouth, 1st May 1840, some light foxing with is usual with this book, orig. yellow endpapers, publisher's brown cloth faded, boards elaborately blind stamped with gilt title on upper board, spine with gilt title and decoration, head and foot of spine frayed, corners bumped. The volume is a descriptive catalogue of the pictures... Lisez plus
    • LONDON: PRINTED FOR WILLIAM MILLAR AND JOHN MURRAY, 1812.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, 2 parts in one, 8vo (215 x 130 mm), vii, [1], 238pp., recent quarter calf. Certain offices in the Madras Army held grievances relating to allowances and pay and in 1809 they caused a number of violent disturbances and also refused to obey orders. The first part deals with the causes and progress of this mutiny. In the second part Malcolm gives an account of his own conduct in the disturbances and then follows an appendix of letters and documents. Lisez plus
    • WIGAN: PRINTED BY D. LYON, 1809.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, volume one [all published], 4to (240 x 185 mm), [2], ix, [1 blank], [50 leaves, including sub-title leaf), 28, ii, iipp., with half-title, contains 54 hand-coloured engraved plates accompanied by letterpress description, a couple of references add in a neat hand, hole to blank margin of plate 31, expertly bound in a period binding of half calf over marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, morocco title label, a handsome copy. William Martin (1767 ? 1810) was an English naturalist and palaeontologist who proposed that science should use fossils as evidence to support the study of... Lisez plus
    • CALCUTTA: PRINTED AT THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE PRESS, 1824.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, small 4to (225 x 160 mm), v, [1], [1]-46, 1-207, [1]pp., printed on thick paper Balston & Co. watermarked paper, inoffensive blind-stamp to lower blank margin of first 3 leaves, neat 'transferred duplicate' ink stamp to final leaf, new endpapers, recent half calf, marbled paper boards, leather label lettered in gilt to spine, a very good copy. As the title page states, this work has a very specific use, it was prepared by the Survey of India, a governmental department founded in 1767 to map territories for the British East India Company. The Survey is best remembered for its ... Lisez plus
    • LEEUWARDEN: A. FERWERDA EN G. TRESLING, [1758-63].
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: First edition, folio (330 x 210 mm), 3 parts in one, [2], 36; [4], 70; [4], 87, [5]pp., three separate title-pages within border of type ornaments, 39 engraved folding plates of fruits, all with bright contemporary hand-colouring, several related notes in ink to front free-endpaper, cont. half calf, paper covered boards (peeled away from upper cover), uncut. Johann Hermann Knoop (1700-1769), carried out much of his botanical research whilst curator of the gardens of Princess Maria Louisa in Leeuwarden. He broke new ground in the study of fruit varieties and he is regarded as the father of p... Lisez plus
    • LONDON: PRINTED AND SOLD BY JOHN MARSHALL, 1800-1801.
    • Librairie: Forest Books William Laywood (Regno Unito)
    • Description: 16 Vols., numbered 1 to 16, 16mo (55 x 45 mm), vols., 1, 2 & 16 with letterpress title page and consisting of 64pp., other vols., with engraved title pages and 32pp., all illustrated with either full-page woodcuts or engravings except for vol. 2 which is letterpress throughout, later blue faux morocco buckram, lettered in gilt on upper cover, all housed within the original wooden box (145 x 95 mm) divided into four shelved compartments lined with pink paper, thus forming a portable library, it has a sliding lid on which is depicted in red and green a glazed Georgian bookcase, this is rather... Lisez plus
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