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[DUKE OF YORK]. D'ARNAUDIN, H.E.. Memoire Historique et Miitaire des Campagnes de 1793, 1794 et Commencement de 1795 dans les Pays-Bas, la Hollande &c par l'Armee Britannique aux Ordres de SAeRe Monseigneur le Duc d'York agissant de Concert avec les Armees Imperiale, Prussienne de Hollandoise. Avec le Recit decequi s'est passe en memetems aux Armees du Rhin le tout Enrici de Cartes et Plans. Tome Premier [-Deuxieme]. . [s.i.]. Dec. 1796 a Londres Manuscript on paper. Two volumes. [2], 192, 191*-192*, 193-264, [4]; [6], 114, 111*-114*, 115- 198, 195*-198*, 199-274, 273*-274*, 275-409pp, [3]. With three illustrated orders of battle/charts. Contemporary red straight-grained, richly gilt-tooled morocco, bound for the dedicatee, the Duke of York, with his armorial to head of spine. Rubbed, with some loss/tearing to spines, joints, some marking. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Upper hinge of volume I split. More > £ 9,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17774
[BECKFORD, Alderman William]. Brief memoirs of the judges whose portraits are preserved in guildhall. To which are prefixed, engravings of the marble sculptures, representing the earl of chatham and william beckford, Esq. [London]. Sold by John Pridden...and Joseph White, 1791. First edition. 8vo. [6], 9-50pp. Title-page a cancel. With three engraved plates, extra-illustrated with an additional engraved portrait depicting Sir Christopher Turnor and a single leaf, with text to both sides (from another, unidentified volume) regarding his life bound in following leaf C4. Contemporary calf-backed vellum-tipped marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some loss to spine, else fine. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP; 'For Mr. Wolley ... More > £ 3,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 16575
LYTTON, Lady Constance. Prisons & prisoners: some personal experiences. London. William Heinemann, [1914]. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 337, [3], 16pp. With a half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, a photographic plate, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's purple cloth, Sylvia Pankhurst's suffragette roundel to upper board, lettered in gilt, printed tan dustwrapper. Very slight shelf-wear, some chipping to wrapper edges, clear tape repairs to verso. Internally immaculate. With two A.L.S., [2]pp and [4]pp respectively, both dated 1913, and both ... More > £ 1,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20689
[BROWNE, Peter]. Of drinking in remembrance of the dead. Being The Substance of a Discourse Deliver'd to the clergy of the Diocese of cork, on the Fourth of November, 1713. by the Bishop of that Diocese. And Published at their Unanimous Request. London. Printed for J. Roberts, 1713. 40pp. ESTC T83992. First published in 1713 as Of drinking to the memory of the dead.

[Bound after:] Aminadab: or, the Quaker's vision. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. [4], 11pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. ESTC T8504.

[And:] Aminadab's declaration, Deliver'd at a General Meeting Holden upon the first day of the Last pentecost. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. 15pp, [1]. ... More >
£ 1,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18635
CARLYLE, Thomas. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great. London. Chapman and Hall, 1858-65 First editions. 8vo. In six volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues to Vols. II, III, and IV. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed, marked, and sunned, top-edges dusty. Very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. Inked presentation inscriptions to FFEPs of Vols. I, III, and V. Vol. I signed and inscribed: 'To Dr Russell, ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21096
MARKHAM, [Gervase]. Markhams farwell to husbandry or, The inriching of all sorts of Barren and Sterill Grounds in our Kingdome, to be as fruitfull in all manner of Graine, Pulse, and Grasse as the best Grounds whatsoever: Together with the anoyances, and preservation of all Graine and Seede, from one yeare to many yeares. As also a Husbandly Computation of Men and Cattels dayly Labours, their Expences, Charges, and uttermost Profits... London. Printed by J. B. for Roger Jackson, 1620. First edition. Quarto. [8], 160pp. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in polished marbled-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamp of Lawes Agricultural Trust to FEP, very occasional small worm-holes to margins. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19200
MARSHALL, John. Royal naval biography; or, Memoirs of the Services of all the flag-officers, superannuated rear-admirals, retired-captains, post-captains, and commanders... London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823-1830 First edition. 8vo. In 12 volumes, Original publisher's blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt. Extremities very lightly rubbed, spines a trifle sunned, top-edges dust-soiled. Contemporary armorial bookplates of James Whatman to all FEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP of Vol. I, very occasional slight chipping to margins, lightly spotted. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20623
THOMPSON, Hunter S.. Hell's Angels. London. Allen Lane Penguin Press, 1967. First U.K. edition. 8vo. 281pp, [1]. Original publisher's blue cloth-backed black cloth boards, printed paper dustwrapper, housed in custom cloth-backed marbled paper solander box. Dustwrapper price-clipped, rubbed, and a trifle chipped, some loss to head of lower panel, some surface loss to upper panel, else a fine copy. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18638
TUCKEY, James Hingston. Maritime geography and statistics, or a description of the Ocean and its Coasts, maritime commerce, navigation, &c. &c. &c.. London. Printed for Black, Parry, and Co., 1815. First edition. 8vo. In four volumes. xxxii, 536; viii, 599, [1]; viii, 566, [1]; vii, 760pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary diced calf, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Ink-stamps of St. Patrick's College, Thurles to all titles, foxed, occasional spotting. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15532
ROSCOE, William. The life of lorenzo de' medici, called the magnificent. Liverpool. Printed by J. M'Creery, 1795. First edition. Quarto. In two volumes. [2], xxvi, [2], 320, 136; [2], 312, 48, 111, [1], 11pp, [1]. With half- titles, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I and 14 engraved illustrations in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-ruled straight-grained red morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Thomas Frederick Bevan' to FEPs, internally clean and crisp, ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15150
PLINY, The Younger. C. plinii caecilii secundi epistolarum libri x.. Londini [i.e. London]. Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells [Typis Edmundi Fry], 1790. 8vo. [4], 484pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Handsomely bound, in a style reminiscent of, and perhaps executed by, Roger Payne, in contemporary gilt-tooled navy straight-grain morocco, marbled edges. Very light rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Panshanger to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, slight loss to upper margins of leaves L3-4, very occasional spotting. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19053
S[ULKOWSKI], I. A. M.. An historical account and description of the city of moscow; so justly celebrated for it's antiquity and magnificent building; the religion, customs, and manners of its inhabitants; charitable institutions, learned men, diversions, &c. &c. &c.. London. Printed for the author, and sold by Underwood and Blacks, 1813. First edition. 8vo. 16, 25-32, 17-24, 33-47pp, [1]. Partially misbound. Contemporary gilt-tooled marbled calf, A.E.G. Extremities worn, upper joint split. Marbled endpapers, lightly spotted. Inked inscription of 'I. A. M. Sulkowski / Prince of Lissa' to dedication page. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18382
YOUNG, William. The spirit of athens, being a political and philosophical investigation of the history of that republic. London. Printed for J. Robson, 1777. First edition. 8vo. x, [1], 296pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed, some surface loss to lower board, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplate to FEP, ownership inscription of 'Tho. Cook' to same, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Ad amicum suum J. Royds D.D. / W. Young', final two ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15274
[PRISONS - LINCOLN GAOL]. Rules for the government of the county gaol and castle of lincoln: made and established in a court of gaol sessions, held at leincoln in the 5th day of january 1827; and confirmed by the judges of assize, on the 10th day of march, in the same year. London. Printed by Luke Hansard and Sons, 1827. First edition. Quarto. 56pp. With four lithographed folding plans, by William Webb. Contemporary (perhaps original) publisher's roan-backed boards, morocco lettering piece, gilt, to upper board. Rubbed, with slight loss to spine and short cracks to joints at head and foot. Some spotting and damp-marking to plates. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 19356
[PEREFIXE DE BEAUMONT, Paul Philippe Hardouin de]. The life of henry the fourth of france, Translated from the French of Perefix, by m. le moine, One of his most Christian Majesty's Gentlemen in Ordinary. A Paris. Printed by Didot l'aine, 1785. 8vo. [8], 456pp, With a half-title. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, ruled in gilt and blind, gilt supra-libros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities marked, a trifle marked and sunned. Blue paper endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and earlier library shelf-label to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to verso of FFEP, foxed, very occasional ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 19042
[GEORGE III]. Letters from his late majesty to the late lord kenyon, on the coronation oath. With his lordship's answers: and letters of the rt. hon. william pitt to his late majesty, with his majesty's answers, previous to the dissolution of the ministry in 1801. London. John Murray, 1827. First edition. Quarto. viii, [2], 45pp, [1]. With frontispiece facsimile of an ALS from George III. Finely bound in red straight-grain morocco, gilt, titled to spine, with the arms of the Earl of Leitrim (motto "Patris Virtutibus" to covers. Slightly rubbed, some fading to spine, minute hole to upper board. From the library of historian John Ehrman (1920- 2011), with a note in his hand loosely inserted 'Given ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 18240
STOW, John. HOWES, Edmund. Annales, or, a generall Chronicle of england. Londini [i.e. London]. Impensis Richardi Meighen, 1631 [i.e. 1632] Quarto. [20], 537, 540-819, 819-891, p.890, 900-901, 991-1014, 1003-1050, [2], 1057-1062, [4], 1063-1087pp, [29]. Without terminal blank leaf. Title in elaborate woodcut border. Contemporary speckled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn. Later armorial bookplate of John William Pease to FEP, recent bookplate of G. E. Selby to recto of FFEP, ownership inscription 'C. L. Eastwick / 17 Nov 1933' ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14587
[CLARKE, Henry]. The school candidates, a prosaic burlesque: occasioned by the late election of a schoolmaster, at the village of boudinnoir. Utopia [i.e. Manchester]. [s.n.], 1788. First edition. 12mo. [2], 103pp, [3]. Without half-title. With an engraved folding plate: 'Bragmardo & Epistomen's aerial Voyage to Boudinnoir', and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, splitting to joints, spine cracked. Hinges exposed, loss and tearing to laid-down frontispiece, manuscript extract from a verse by Butler to verso of rear blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 19150