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[ATHOLL, House of]. Jacobite correspondence of the Atholl family, during the rebellion M.DCC.XLV.-M.DCC.XLVI. From the original in possession of James Erskine of Aberdona, Eqs.. Edinburgh. Printed for the Abbotsford Club, 1849. First edition. Quarto. xx, 258pp. With three leaves of plates (facsimile letters). Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23723
ANDERSON, John. Historical account of the family of Frisel or Fraser, particularly Fraser of Lovat, embracing various notices, illustrative of national customs and manners, with original correspondence of Simon, Lord Lovat, &c. Edinburgh. William Blackwood, 1825. First edition. Quarto. viii, 208pp. With an engraved frontispiece, a further two engraved plates, and two folding genealogical tables. Recent calf-backed green cloth, lettered in gilt. Later inked ownership inscription (John Sinclair, 1863) to head of browned title page, offsetting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23725
HOME, John. The history of the rebellion in the year 1745. London. Printed by A. Strahan...for T. Cadell, Jun., and W. Davies, 1802. First edition. Quarto. xx, 394pp, [1]. With an engraved plate, an engraved map, and three engraved folding plans. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Scattered light foxing. A crisp copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23726
[LOVAT, Simon Fraser, Lord]. [PARLIAMENT - House of Lords]. The whole proceedings in the House of Peers, upon the impeachment exhibited by the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, in Parliament Assembled, in the Names of Themselves, and of All the Commons of Great Britain; against Simon Lord Lovat, for high treason... London. Printed for Samuel Billingsley, 1747. First edition. Folio. [4], 188pp. With an initial imprimatur leaf. Contemporary marbled boards, later rebacked in calf, preserving contemporary red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked. Armorial bookplate of James Hardie Writer to FEP, paper repair to gutter margin on imprimatur leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23722
BEVERIDGE, Erskine. Wanderings with a Camera 1882-1898. Edinburgh. Privately printed, William Brown, 1922. First edition. Quarto. Number one of 50 copies printed. In two volumes. 313 leaves of photographic collotype plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, bruised at head of spines. Endpapers browned. A crisp copy. The compiler John H. Beveridge's own copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to limitation page. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23283
COOPER, Thomas. Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil pene in eo desyderari possit, quod vel Latine complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglice, toties aucta Eliotae Bibliotheca: opera & industria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenensis... Impressum Londini [i.e. London]. [in aedibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham], 1584. Folio. [1712]pp. Without initial and final blank. In this edition the title page has device with a chained bear, standing upright; line 12 of title ends 'cogni-'. Contemporary panelled calf, recently expertly rebacked and recornered to style, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and marked with some later calf repairs. Later inked ownership inscriptions of Matthew Wren to recto of FFEP and title page, some worming, damp-staining ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 12230
[TRINIDAD]. COLLENS, James Henry [compiler]. The trinidad and tobago year book, 1898. With Appendix containing the Civil List. Compiled from Official Records, &c. Trinidad. Printed at the Government Printing Office, 1897. First edition. 8vo. 220, 65pp, [1], xxx, [2]. With a terminal advertisement catalogue. Contemporary red morocco, tooled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Sir Hubert Edward Henry Jerningham to FEP. Presentation copy, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Lady Jerningham / with compliments & New Years' / greetings from the Compiler / 1 Jan. 1898'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23509
MACAULAY, [Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay]. The history of England from the accession of James the Second. London. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. 8vo. In eight volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Contemporary manuscript letter pasted to FFEP of Vol. I, addressed to one James Milner from Sidney Smith, presenting the volumes as a gift in return for services rendered. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19141
SHACKLETON, Ernest, Sir. Mon Expedition au Sud Polaire 1914-1917. Tours. Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, [1924]. First edition in French. Quarto. 380pp, [2]. With numerous black and white illustrations from photographs in the text, and two maps (one folding). Original publisher's pictorial green cloth, A.E.G. Worn, lower hinge exposed, text-block separating from binding - held by front pastedown only, lightly rubbed and sunned. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23452
[CRELLE, August Leopold]. Rechentafeln welche alles multiplizieren und dividieren mit Zahlen unter tausend ganz ersparen, bei grosseren Zahlen aber die Rechnung erleichtern und sicherer machen. Neue Ausgabe besorgt von O. Seeliger. Mit Tafeln der Quadrat- und Kubikzahlen von 1-1000. Berlin. Georg Reimer, 1907. New edition. Folio. viii, [504]pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in black. Lightly rubbed. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, inked ownership inscription of Joshua Bailey Jr. to head of title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23941
[DIXON, Margaret]. M.D.C.. Chronicles of christopher columbus a poem in twelve cantos. London. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, 1882. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 315pp, [1]. With half-title, featuring a presentation inscription in the author's hand 'To Joshua Dixon, Sepr. 30th 1882'. Finely bound in contemporary green morocco, elaborately gilt-stamped, with monogram initials 'JD' to centre of upper board. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and bumped, corners slightly exposed. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 23845
DOUVILLE, J. V.. The speaking french grammar, forming a collection of colloquial essays particularly adapted to render the Speaking of French easy to english persons: in sixty lessons. London. Published by the Author...by Boosey and Sons et al., 1827. 8vo. x, [2], 412pp. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and browned, loss and tearing to head of spine, joints split. Contemporary printed advertisement for 'Mr. Douville's Terms for teaching the French language' pasted to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23329
[PLYMOUTH SOUND]. Interesting particulars, relative to that great national undertaking, the breakwater, Now constructing in Plymouth Sound... Devon. Printed for, and sold by J. Johns, [1821]. First edition. 34pp. With three folding engraved plates (two hand-coloured).

[Bound after:] BENTHAM, Samuel, Sir. Services rendered in the civil department of the navy, in investigating and bringing to official notice, abuses and imperfections... [London]. [J. G. Barnard], 1813. xvi, [4], 188pp.

[And:] [BENTHAM, Samuel, Sir]. [Caption title:] Answers to the Comptroller's Objections, &c. &c. [London].[R. Edwards], [1800]. 127pp, [1].

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£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20610
[BURNET], Gilbert. A discourse of the pastoral care. London. Printed for Dan. Midwinter...and Benj. Cowse, 1713. Third edition, with a new preface suited to the present time; and some other additions.. 8vo. [30], xxii, 244pp (and 16 blank leaves inserted between L4/5). Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Bookplate and shelf-marks of the Bath Reference Library to recto of FFEP, lightly spotted, with occasional minute marginal wormtracks. With a printed presentation leaf, apparently produced specially for this volume, inserted at the beginning of the text block, reading 'For / Mr Giles Hill / Of Oriel College ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15394