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PROCTOR, Adelaide. A Chaplet of Verses. London. Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1862. First edition. 8vo. xvi, [2], 126pp, [2]. With terminal blank. Original publisher's gilt-tooled blue buckram. Rubbed, with some marking and edge-wear to upper board, but a crisp, unshaken copy. With the armorial bookplate of 'Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel' to FEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23227
[VICKERS, William]. A Companion to the Altar: Shewing the Nature and Necessity of a Sacramental Preparation, In order to our Worthy Receiving the Holy Communion... London. Printed by Rider & Weed, [s.d., c.1810?] 12mo. 60pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's drab paper boards. Extremities worn and soiled, without spine panel. Hinges exposed, without free-endpapers, early inked gift inscription to verso of frontispiece: 'Jane Young / the gift of Mrs Chandler'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23177
GALE, Norman. A country muse. First series. Westminster. Archibald Constable and Co., 1894. 8vo. ix, [3], 145pp, [3]. Handsomely bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Margaret to pastedowns, inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23117
MACCULLOCH, John. A description of the western islands of scotland, including the isle of man: comprising an account of their geological structure; with remarks on their agriculture, scenery, and antiquities. In three volumes. London. Printed for Archibald Constable.., 1819. First edition. 8vo and Quarto. In three volumes. xv, [1], 587, [1]; vii, [1], 589, [1]; [4], 91pp, [1]. Without the terminal advertisement leaf to Vol II, but with 33 engraved plates (one of which hand-coloured) and 10 engraved maps (some folding, all but one hand-coloured), and a manuscript transcription, in an early hand, of William Sotheby's 'Staffa' to blank fly-leaf at the end of the volume of plates. Contemporary ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23011
AELIANUS, Claudius. Aeliani variae historiae libri XIIII... Coloniae Allobrog [i.e. Geneva]. Joan. Tornaesium, 1613. 16mo. [16], 460pp, [20]. Parallel Greek and Latin text.Contemporary blind-tooled (English?) calf. Extremities rubbed and marked, upper joint split, some loss to head of spine. Pastedowns sprung, lightly toned/spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17739
L'ESTRANGE, Hamon. A Friendly and Charitable legacy to the world... Bury. Printed and Sold by W. Green et al., 1767. Second edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 90pp, [2]. With a final leaf of advertisements (not recorded by ESTC). Contemporary sheep, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head of spine. Hinges exposed, inked ownership signature to FFEP of Anna Maria Ewen Junr. (1786-1857) whose mother (according to neat pencilled notes on front endpapers), was the granddaughter of the author. With an acrostic poem ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23175
NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris. A history of the royal navy, from the earliest times to the wars of the french revolution. London. Richard Bentley, 1847. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxv, [3], 469, [1]; viii, 534pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Titles in red and black. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Rubbed and sunned. Armorial bookplates of Tollemache to both FEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP of Vol. I. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20618
[NAUBERT, Benedikte]. Alf von deulmen: or, the history of the emperor philip, and his daughters. London. Printed for J. Bell, 1794. First edition in English. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 300; [2], 305pp, [1]. Bound by J. Parkin's of Westminster in contemporary diced calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn. Early inked ownership inscription (Mrs. Rowland, Abingdon St.) and later ink-stamp of Sir Walter John Trevelyan, Sheriff of Cornwall to recto of FFEP, Vol. I advertisement leaf (A2) detached with loss to gutter - recently naively reattached with ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19642
TOMLINSON, H. M.. All our yesterdays. London. William Heinemann, 1930. 8vo. Limited edition, number 219 of 1025 copies signed by the author. [8], 539pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece from a drawing by Percy Smith. Original publisher's oatmeal buckram, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G., cloth covered slipcase. Spine sunned, slipcase lightly rubbed and marked. Endpapers browned, else internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23382
SHAKESPEARE, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream, written by Shakespeare: with alterations, additions, and new songs... London. Printed for John Miller, 1816. iv, [3], 6-57pp, [1]. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'Henry R Bishop Esq. from the publisher'.

[Bound after:] SIDDONS, Henry. Time's a tell-tale: a comedy, in five acts... London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807. [ii]-vi, [2], 67pp, [3]. Without half-title.

[And:] DIBDIN, Thomas. Don Giovanni; or, a spectre on horseback!... London. Printed for John Miller, 1817. [2], 30pp.

[And:] ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 17070
[ENGLAND AND WALES]. An act for Continuing and Establishing the subsidie of Tunnage and Poundage, and For reviving an Act for the better Packing of Butter, and redress of abuses therein... London. Printed by Henry Hills and John Field, 1657. Folio. [2], 16pp, [2]. With a final blank leaf. In this edition on A1r, last word in first line of text: 'Commons'; first word under initial: 'of'; last word in last full line of text: 'the'. Disbound. A trifle creased. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22450
NISBET, Alex[ander]. An essay on Additional Figures and Marks of Cadency. Shewing, The Ancient & Modern Practice of Differencing Descendents In This and other Nations. More Fully and Exactly, than any Thing hitherto Published upon this Part of Herauldry. Edinburgh. Printed by John Reid junior, 1702. First edition. 8vo. [8], xxi, [1], 276pp. With six engraved plates. Recent blind-ruled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Some chipping to margins of title page and first three leaves of text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18791
JAMESON, Robert. An outline of the mineralogy of the shetland islands, and of the island of arran. Illustrated with copper-plates. With an appendix; containing observations on peat, kept, and coal. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech.., 1798. First edition. Quarto. [4], xiv, 202pp. With an engraved folding map (of the Shetland Islands) and three engraved plates on two leaves (one of which a map of Arran). Early twentieth-century half-calf (with a manuscript note 'Re-bound april 1904' inscribed to RFEP), contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A generously margined copy, with fore-edges and bottom edges uncut. Very slightly marked, slightest of wear to extremities. Spotting to endpapers, and ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 23010
REYNOLDS, Frederick. A Playwright's Adventures. London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1831. First edition. 12mo. [4], 356pp. Numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's black half-calf, drab paper boards, lettered in gilt. Heavily rubbed. Foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23303
DENNIS, [John] Mr.. A poem upon the Death of Her late Sacred Majesty Queen anne, and the Most Happy and most Auspicious Accession Of his Sacred Majesty king george. To the Imperial Crowns of Great Britain, France and Ireland. With an Exhortation to all True Britons to Unity. London. Printed by H. Meere, and Sold by J. Baker, 1714. First edition. 8vo. 30pp. With a half-title. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, slight shaving to top-edge. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15133
WHARTON, Edith. A son at the front. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1923. First U.K. edition. 8vo. v, [1], 365pp, [3]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, a trifle cocked. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Marchionis de Crewe to FEP, endpapers browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23368