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Odd Volume

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Odd Volume

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1 Dupont, John A Second Volume of Miscellanies,
York?: N. Nickolson ?, 1767 
First Edition. 5 1/2" x 8" Approx. consisting of Sermons and other essays;together with original pieces of poetry and translations, from the Greek, Latin and French.This rare book lacks title/frontice pages and details from The British Library.The last page No is 212 , the last16 pages being the List of Subscribers,there is an extra 10 pages due to printers missnumbering,+14 of the front 16 pages, Original Leather binding is rubbed and loss of some leather at some corners/edges ,leather at spine cracked but still tightly attached by original cords..Contents,apart from mentioned 2 sub title pages are torn with approx 1/4 loss, This is a readable well thumbed copy, with lots of fancy /caligraphy ink writing/inscriptions/dates( 18th century)and some scribling ect.(ie. Christopher Horner's book May the 24th 1796. most of writing is by Christopher who was the grandson of original owner who has the same name of Redmere and is listed on subscribers list on page 205) evan as a tatty copy this readable book is very rare 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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2 Guttman, Oscar The Manufacture o f Explosives Vol 2 Only
London Whittaker And Co 1895 First Edition 15 x 23cm Approx 
444pages + xii+ notes to the illustrations page+ 4 pages ads at rear. Original dark covers poor signs of spine being poorly repaired,.... Contents mostly good clean & tight, ,,,tape repairs to endpages.... DUE TO NATURE OF THIS BOOK, IT WILL ONLY BE SOLD TO AN INSTITUTION OR LIBRARY. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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3 Smollet, T Adventures of Roderic Random . Vol.2 Only
London: C. Cooke 
3 3/4" x 5 1/2"approx. undated but some illustrations are dated 1793 ,which looks about right as the letter s is printed f .272pages+title page +full page engraving/frontice+3 full page ills.+ 12pages publishers ads.at rear. Original leather binding with decorative tooled spine/title corners a little rubbed/dented,not badly.Contents; inscription of 1920 to front endpaper, endpapers stained at edges (from leather binding) traces of tiny folds at bottom corner.text generally good without usual foxing. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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