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SPELMAN, Henry. De sepultura. London. Printed by Robert Young, 1641. Quarto. [2], 38pp. Without final (blank) leaf. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, leaves toned, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22202
READ, Herbert. Surrealism. London. Faber and Faber Limited, [1937]. First edition, second impression. 8vo. 251pp, [1]. With 96 black and white photographic plates. Original publisher's grey cloth, lettered in black and red, pictorial dustwrapper designed by Roland Penrose, with his now iconic photo-montage design. Light shelf-wear, cloth darkened, dustwrapper priceclipped, chipped and lightly soiled, short tears to lower panel and head of spine. Booksellers ticket of F. Bauermeister, Edinburgh and inked ownership inscription to FEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22596
[CHEVALIER DE BAYARD]. The very Joyous, Pleasant and Refreshing history of the Feats, Exploits, Triumphs and Atchievements of the Good Knight without Fear and without Reproach the gentle Lord de bayard. London. Imprinted for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, [1848]. First edition. 8vo. 252pp. Extra-illustrated with 17 engraved plates (one coloured), including an original drawing by A. de Neuville. Handsomely bound by Lefort in contemporary crimson crushed levant morocco, inlaid design of medieval armour to upper board, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine dulled. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22432
[ACTS - King George III - QUARANTINE]. An act (passed 12th March 1805,) for making further provision for the effectual performance of quarantine; and also An Order in Council, Dated 5th April 1805. London. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1805. First edition. Quarto. 86pp, [60]. Contemporary blind ruled tan calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some scuffing, joints just starting. Contemporary armorial bookplate (with motto "Vive revicturus") to FEP. Occasional marginal loss, else internally immaculate. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 18928
MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. Aurelii macrobii ambrosii Theodosii, Viri Consularis & illustris, In Somnium Scipionis Libri II. Eivsdem Conuiuiorum Saturnaliorum Libri VII... Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Cum privilegio Caesaris, et Gallorum Regis, in decennium, 1585. 8vo. [16], 578pp, [80]. Contemporary panelled calf, recently rebacked preserving contemporary spine panel. Extremities rubbed. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, early pen-trials and inked ownership inscription to Thomas Seele to title page, light damp-staining to foot of text-block, occasional spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20282
SELDEN, J[ohn]. The Historie of tithes That is, The Practice of payment of them. The Positive laws made for them. The opinions touching the Right of them. A review of it Is also annext, which both Confirmes it an directs in the Use of it. [London]. [s.n.], 1618. First edition. Quarto. [6], xxii, [12], 491pp, [5]. Title page in red and black. Contemporary calf, later rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards marked and worn. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, small tape repair and remnant of armorial bookplate to verso of title page. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20751
[CARTOUCHE]. Les amours de cartouche, ou, aventures singulieres et galantes de cet homme, Trop celebre, qui n'ont jamais ete publiĆ©es: dont le Manuscrit a ete trouvee apres la prise de la Bastille.. Londres, [but probably Paris]. [s.n., s.d.] 16mo in 8s. 183pp, [1]. Finely bound in nineteenth-century half red morocco (by Roger De Coverly and Sons, with their stamp to verso of FFEP), marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest shelf-wear to extremities, marginal paper flaw to O4, title and preliminaries slightly marked. Lord Rosebery's copy, with his leather monogrammed ('AR') armorial book-label to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20122
D'ISRAELI, I[saac]. Amenities of literature, consisting of sketches and characters of english literature. London. Edward Moxon, 1841. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xii, 372; vi, 429, [1]; vi, 420pp. With half-titles. Handsoomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. Inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I: 'Edith Coleridge / 1887 / from the books of her dear / Uncle Derwent Coleridge', with her calling card tipped-in beneath. Obituary ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20317
CAMDEN, William. Annales rerum anglicarum, et hibernicarum, regnante elizabetha ad annum saltus M.D.LXXXIX. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis Guilielmi Stansbii, Impensis Simonis Watersoni, 1615. First edition. Folio. [8], 499pp, [21]. Without two initial blank leaves and terminal errata leaf. Leaf A2 misprinted A3. Leaf B1 a cancel, as issued. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, some loss to head and foot of spine, splitting to joints, upper board working loose, chipping to lettering-piece. Ownership inscriptions of 'C. L. Eastwick, 1924' to FEP and head of title-page, very occasional browning/spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14586
[ACTS - England and Wales]. Anno Regni gulielmi et mariae, regis & reginae Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae, sexto... London. Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb deceas'd, Printers to the King and Queens most Excellent Majesties, 1694 [i.e. 1695] Folio. 238, [2], 243-326, [2], 331-346, [2], 351-378, [2], 383-474, [2], 479-515pp, [5]. Complete despite erratic pagination. Title from title page of first statute. Each act has its own general title page; the imprint date is given as 1694 for the first four statutes and the regnal year is given as 'sexto'; the rest of the statutes are dated 1695 and have regnal years 'sexto & ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17775
CRUIKSHANK, George. A re-issue of scraps and sketches, from the original plates...part one. London. Published for the artist by Arthur Arnold, [1875]. Oblong quarto. [4]pp. With 38 hand-coloured etched vignettes, on 6 plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed wrappers. Rubbed and marked, gutta percha perished and text block detached from boards. Some spotting to endpapers, short marginal tear to FFEP and title. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title: 'To Mrs E.J. Morton, with the compliments, & best wishes of Geo. Cruikshank. April 30th 1875', and later inscribed in a ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16526
[BRISTOL POLICE]. A comprehensive abstract of the three bristol police, and regulation acts, passed if the Fifth Sessions of the Sixteenth Parliament of great britain, And the twenty-eight Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the IIId. King of Great Britain, &c. &c. Anno Domini, 1788. Bristol. Printed by G. Routh, for Sam. Johnson, [s.d., 1788?] Sole edition. 8vo in 4s. 73pp, [1]. Twentieth-century cloth, gilt. Early printer's waste wrappers bound in; with original stab-stitching holes visible throughout. Small paper flaw to H4, without loss of sense. Ink inscription to verso of wrapper at front. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22064
[CRICKET]. D'URFEY, Thomas. The Richmond Heiress: or, a Woman Once in the Right . A comedy, acted At the theatre royal, By Their Majesties Servants. London. Printed for Samuel Briscoe, 1693. First edition. Quarto. [8], 32, 29-36, 41-64pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. Variant setting, the title page has 'Royal' spelled correctly and 'by Mr. D'Urfey', the line beneath the author statement is unbroken, the stage direction reads to leaf H4v reads 'Cunnington'. Recent calf-backed, tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Light shelf-wear. Leaves toned, small burn-hole to leaf C2, short tear to leaf F3 (touching text without loss), occasional ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19458
ALEXANDER, William. The eight beatitudes st. matthew, Chap V.. London. Published Jan. 1st 1822, by W. Alexander, Engraver and Printer to Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Clarence, [1822]. Oblong Quarto. [6]pp. With 10 engraved plates, including the engraved title-page. Subscriber's copy. Handsomely bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind, lettered 'MAJOR GENERAL SIR HERBERT TAYLOR' to upper board, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Internally immaculate. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16888
PEEL, C[harles] V[ictor] A[lexander]. The zoological gardens of europe: their history and chief features. London. F. E. Robinson & Co., 1903. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 256pp. With a black and white photographic frontispiece, a further 47 black and white photographic illustrations, and an initial page of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Very minor shelf-wear to extremities. Light browning to endpapers. A fine copy. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. Label stating ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 14846
COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A view of the state of the nation, and of the measures of the last five years... London. Printed for J. J. Stockdale, 1811. viii, 180pp.

[Bound with:] COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A letter to lord grenville on the sinking fund. London. John Murray 1828. viii, 136pp. With a half-title Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title: 'From the Author'.

[And:] [EAST INDIA COMPANY COURT OF DIRECTORS]. Hints respecting the negociation for a renewal of the East-India Company's Exclusive Privileges... London. Printed for Black, Parry and Co., 1812. 21pp, ... More >
£ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 13553
CAVERHILL, John. An explanation of the seventy weeks of daniel, and of the several sections of these seventy weeks: in which is shown, That the Dates of the Historical Events that were to ascertain the various Aera's of the Prophecy have been intentionally mistated in Josephus, to prevent the Application of the Weeks to Christ as the Messiah...to which is added an exposition of the chronology of the jewish judges. With tables illustrating both subjects. London. Printed for T. Evans, 1777. Sole edition. 8vo. [2], 219pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, rebacked and recornered, with new contrasting lettering-piece. Rubbed, cover marked and leather darkened; 'G.E. Colebrook' faintly scratched onto upper board. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To the Revd. Mr Harper, from the author' to verso of FFEP; with the recipient Rev. Samuel Harper's armorial bookplate (with the motto 'Sibi quisque dat') to FEP. Very occasional neat pencilled annotations/underlining. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20022