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MORE, Hannah. Letters to young ladies. New York. Leavitt & Co., 1850. 16mo. [5], 8-125pp. Without half title. Original publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth. Rubbing to extremities. Bookseller's ticket of Marvin & Hitchcock to FEP, hinges splitting, foxed throughout, pen-trial to frontispiece with occasional further pen- and pencil-trials to margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13387
[BESONGNE, Nicholas]. The present state of France. Containing a general description of that kingdom... London. Printed for Gilbert Cownly, 1687. 12mo. [10], 516pp, [12]. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate and ink shelf marks of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to front endpapers, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, coloured pencil annotation and spots of soiling to title, else a crisp copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14303
DESLANDES, M. [Andre-Francois]. An essay on maritime power and commerce; Particularly those of France. In an epistolary discourse, Address'd to the Count de Maurepas, Secretary of State, and of the Marine. London. Printed for Paul Vaillant, 1743. First English edition. 8vo. xii, 163pp, [1]. Rebound in modern blue paper boards. Ink inscription (Mich. Kearney) to head of title. Browning to leaf margins throughout though not effecting text. Some marginal loss to X4. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12050
[IRELAND]. Speeches of the Right Honorable Henry Grattan, with prefatory observations. The whole comprising a brief review of the most important political events in the history of Ireland. Dublin. Printed for H. Fitzpatrick, 1811. First edition. 8vo. Volume one, all published. [4], xcvi, [2], 415pp, [1], x. Uncut an unsophisticated copy in original publisher's blue paper backed green paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed with loss to spine, lettering-piece chipped, boards slightly sunned and soiled, corners bumped. Sporadic foxing throughout, slight marginal loss to N2, near contemporary ink inscription to head of title. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 11089
KINGSLEY, Rev. Charles. The limits of exact science as applied to history. An Inaugural Lectures, delivered before the university of cambridge. Cambridge. Macmillan and Co., 1860. First edition. 8vo. [6], 72pp, 23pp of advertisements, [1]. Original publisher's printed boards, spine restored. Rubbed, with loss to spine at head, bumping to corners. Presentation copy, inscribed twice: with 'From the author to Elizabeth Stisted, Eversley Augt. 12th 1861' to head of upper board, and 'Miss Stisted with the Rev. Kingsley's kind regards, Eversley aug 12/61' to head of half title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13060
BRITTON, John. Memoirs of the life, writings, and character, of Henry Hatcher, author of "The History of Salisbury," &c.. London. Printed for J. Britton, to accompany his Auto-biography, 1847. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 36pp; 7pp, [1] advertisement and subscriber's list for the autobiography of John Britton being prepared for publication. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound by Jefferies & Sons in contemporary half calf, cloth boards, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Extremities rubbed with some surface loss. Browning and foxing to blank endpapers, frontispiece, and title, newspaper articles concerning the life of Hatcher tipped-in to FFEPs. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12991
[HARRIS, John]. Sir Harry Herald's graphical representation of the dignitaries of england; shewing the Costume of different Ranks, from the king to a commoner; with the regalia used at the coronation. London. Printed for J. Harris and Son, 1820. First edition. 12mo. 18 leaves illustrated with 17 hand-coloured woodcut engravings. Original publisher's brown printed paper wraps. Extremities soiled and creased, significant loss to spine with wraps having separated, damp-stain to head of both upper and lower covers having worked through to text block. Leaves toned, occasional spots of foxing. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 11954
DRAYTON, Michael. England's Heroical Epistles, written In Imitation of the Stile and Manner of Ovid's Epistles: with annotations of The Chronicle History. London. Printed for S. Smethwick, [c.1695]. 8vo. [8], 225pp, [1]. Without frontispiece. Recent calf-backed decorated paper boards, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Ink inscriptions to title, browning to all leaves, occasional spots of dust-soiling and light marginal damp-staining, loss of characters 'h' and 'i' of 'white' on p.199. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 13209
HEWLETT, John Rev.. A vindication of the authenticity of the Parian Chronicle, in answer to a dissertation on that subject, lately published. London. Printed for John Edwards, 1789. First edition. 8vo in 4s. [4], 178pp, [6]. With an engraved plate depicting the Parian Chronicle. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, substantial surface loss to spine, lettering-piece working loose, light damp-staining to boards. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to FEP reading 'Ex Libris Jacob Hebard', ink inscription of '(?) Parker Nov 3. 1858' to head of title, offsetting from plate. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13127
[TREATIES]. A collection of all the treaties of peace, alliance, and commerce, between great-britain and other powers, from the Revolution in 1688, to the present time. London. Printed for J. Almon, 1772. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 404, [4]; iv, 342pp. With a half-title to Vol. I and a folding table. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and soiling, surface loss to upper board of Vol. I, upper joint of Vol. I starting. Light marginal damp-staining to final two registers of Vol. II. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with ink-stamps of the ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 13525
TURNER, John. Two Discourses Introductory to a Disquisition Demonstrating the Unlawfulness of the Marriage of Cousin Germans; From Law, Reason, Scripture, and Antiquity. London. Printed by H.H. for Walter Kettilby, 1682. First Edition. 8vo. [4], 63pp, [1]. [Bound with:] A Letter of Resolution to a Friend, Concerning the Marriage of Cousin Germans. London. Printed by H.H. for Walter Kettilby, 1682. [16], 29pp, [1]. With blank A1 but without final leaf of advertisements, C8. Two works bound in one, recent blue paper boards. Occasional marginal loss and slight shaving to fore-edge notes of first work. Ink inscriptions of Tho. Twisleton ... More > £ 225.00 Antiquates Ref. 10979
[BOLTON, Robert]. Letters to a Young Nobleman. Dublin. Printed for G. and A. Ewing, and J. Exshaw, 1763. First Irish edition. 12mo. [4], 230pp, [6] ads. Contemporary calf, morocco lettering-piece. Joints cracked, upper board held by cords. Lower corners of first four leaves with some fraying, occasional spots of foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12323
FREER, Martha Walker. The life of Marguerite D'Angouleme, Queen of Navarre, Duchesse D'Alencon and De Berry, Sister of Francis I., King of France, and author of "The Heptameron." From numerous unpublished sources... Cleveland. The Burrows Brothers Company, 1895. 8vo. In two volumes. vii, [1], 381; [4], 375pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Partially uncut in contemporary navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, T.E.G., gilt. Spines slightly sunned, light surface wear. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp. One of 750 copies (This copy unnumbered) reprinted for the Burrows Brothers Company by John ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13368
DOWSON, Ernest. Memoirs of Cardinal Dubois. London. Leonard Smithers and Co., 1899. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 282; viii, 268pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Partially uncut in contemporary navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, T.E.G., gilt. Spines slightly sunned, light surface wear. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13367
RAPIN DE THOYRAS, [Paul de]. Dissertation sur les whigs et les torys. A La Haye. Chez Charles le Vier, 1717. 8vo. [8], 162pp. Title in red and black. Contemporary calf, gilt. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, joints starting, slight loss to head and foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, light damp-staining and occasional spots of foxing throughout, loss to bottom margin of B2, not affecting text. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small ink-stamps to verso of title and occasionally to margins. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13388
DESCLOZEAUX, Adrien. Gabrielle d'Estrees. London. Arthur Humphreys, 1907. First English edition. 8vo. vi, 330pp. With half-title. Title in red and black. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's cream cloth backed blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Some browning and dust-soiling to extremities. Internally clean and crisp but for the occasional spot of foxing. From The Royal Library Historical Series. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13384
[HEAD, Francis Bond]. A faggot of French sticks. London. John Murray, 1852. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, [1], 10-463, [1]; iv, [1], 6-455pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and some spots of soiling to extremities. Marbled endpapers and edges, sporadic foxing, armorial bookplates of Wm. Webb Hayward to both FEPs. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small ink-stamps to verso of title and occasionally to margins. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 13383
[ROBINS, Benjamin]. An address to the electors, And other free Subjects of Great Britain; Occasion'd by the Late secession. In which is contain'd A particular Account of all our Negociations with Spain, and their Treatment of Us, for above Ten Years past. London. Printed for H. Goreham, 1739. Second edition. 8vo in 4s. iv, 63pp, [1]. With woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials. Recent marbled paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Light rubbing to extremities. Small ink mark to head of title, short marginal tear to I3. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 12881