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ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15149
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15149
PETER LOVE-LAUGHTER. The new fun-box broke open: or, a diverting selection of droll stories, Queer Adventures, wise sayings, irish bulls, strange whims, and original jests. London. Printed and sold by Dean and Munday, [1822]. 8vo. [3], 6-30pp. The pagination would suggest the absence of an initial leaf or frontispiece, or perhaps of the work having been issued in wrappers, with the upper panel included as a part of the text; the paucity of detailed records for the publication make it difficult to substantiate what, if indeed anything, is wanting. Uncut. Stitched, as issued. A trifle dust-soiled, spotted and browned, some ... More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 20428
[MASQUERADE]. Selections from the masquerade; A Collection of enigmas, logogriphs, charades, rebuses, queries, and transpositions. London. Published by Baker & Fletcher, 1826. First edition. 12mo. [4], 215pp, [1]. With an engraved title-page. Original publisher's red roan-backed printed paper boards. Rubbed and marked. Upper hinge exposed, without front and rear free-endpapers, small hole to margin of I6, loss to lower corner of K8 - just clipping text, without loss of sense, foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17055
MASON, William. Carattaco poema drammatico scritto sul modello della tragedia greca antica da guglielmo mason ec. ec. Dall' inglese recato in verso italiano da t. j. mathias. Napoli [i.e. Naples]. Da' Torchi di Agnelo Nobile, 1823. 8vo. xx, 133pp, [3]. Uncut in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle marked, loss to head and foot of spine. Lightly foxed internally. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title by translator Thomas James Mathias; 'Dall' Autore'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16128
[BARBOUR, John]. The Brus. From a collation of the Cambridge and Edinburgh Manuscripts. Aberdeen. Printed for the Spalding Club, 1856. First edition. Quarto. xliv, 524pp. With half-title. Title in red and black. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, recently rebacked with original spine laid-down, lettered in gilt. Slight wear to boards, discolouration, loss and marking to original spine. Pencil ownership inscription of 'Marley Denwood' to head of title, with his occasional pencil annotations throughout, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11351
MACLAREN, Roderick. On a case of sub-periosteal excision of the head and part of the shaft of the humerus...Read before a Meeting of the Cumberland and Westmorland Branch of the British Medical Association at Workington, November 1, 1872. [Reprinted from the Lancet, June 7, 1873.]. Carlisle. Printed at the offices of C. Thurman and Sons, 1873. First edition, thus. 8vo. 7pp. Original publisher's paper wraps. Light soiling to cover. All leaves creased down centre. Contemporary sepia photographic portrait illustration of child mounted to blank RFEP - presumably the boy who became the case study for this lecture. Presentation copy (likely to Dr. Henry Lonsdale), inscribed in ink to head of title 'With Dr. Maclaren's compliments'. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12007
[PHILLIPS, Charles Henry]. [Manuscript household accounts of Charles Henry Phillips, surgeon to Queen Victoria's Household]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [s.d., 1845-51] Quarto. Manuscript of paper. [129] leaves, with pre-printed ruled lines. Contemporary vellum. Extremities rubbed and soiled, loss to spine, boards working-loose of text-block. Marbled endpapers, several leaves working-loose/detached from text-block, evidence of two rear blank fly-leaves having been removed, occasional staining/spotting. Three manuscript notes, and a single leaf notice for the 'Metropolitan Commission of Sewers', loosely inserted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 12853
MOORE, Thomas. The loves of the angels, A Poem. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823. First edition. 8vo. x, 148pp. With an additional engraved title-page, and three engraved plates. Contemporary vellum, richly tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership of 'George Smith 1848' to recto of front blank fly-leaf, repeated in part to head of title-page, plates foxed, occasional spotting. With two A.L.S. loosely inserted. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 13167
[WARDLE, George]. [An eighteenth-century manuscript daybook]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1769]. Folio. Manuscript on paper. [40] leaves. Contemporary drab paper wrappers. Extremities rubbed and marked. First half of text-block detached from binding, occasional spotting/chipping to margins, two leaves excised, substantial loss to one (blank) leaf. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 13995
HARBIN, George. [Copies of several Old Charters, Deeds & Evidences now in the hands of Thomas Lord Viscount Weymouth, in his Library at Long-Leate. Coun. Wilts. 1717]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1717]. Manuscript on paper. In two volumes, 8vo and quarto, the 8vo bound in quarto size to present a uniformly bound pair. 5, 5-56, [3], 25, [2], 26-67, [2], 24, 24-53; [2], 88, [2], 37, 37-90, [1]. (pages 84-90 numbered but otherwise blank), further 45 blank leaves, 13 pages in manuscript tipped-in to rear vol. II. Nineteenth-century blind-tooled diced russia, lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A ... More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 14058
[LACEMAKING]. [A Portuguese manuscript treatise on pillow-lace]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Quarto. Manuscript on paper. [50]ff. Illustrated with several hand-drawn diagrams. Contemporary marbled paper wrapper. Extremities chipped, rubbed and marked. Very occasional short marginal tears, else internally clean and crisp.

Incipit: 'Utesilios cabello, e modo de o preparas & Para farer obras de cabello saio precisos diverso utensilios de que vou farer descripcao.'

Explicit: 'Sendo o tecido dos arcos se lhe metlem os moldes que divem seer ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14073
[CRIMEAN WAR]. [Manuscript accounts of Lord Wodehouse of Kimberley, Minister Plenipotentiary to St. Petersburg just after Crimean war]. [St. Petersburg and London]. [s.n.], 1856-58 Folio. Manuscript on paper. 52ff, the remainder unused. Contemporary red sheep, ruled in gilt and lettered 'COMPTE GENERAL' to upper board. Marbled endpapers and edges. Some rubbing to spine, extremities, small hole to upper joint.

[With: Three others manuscript notebooks, related, including one in a contemporary Russian binding with cyrillic lettering] More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14084
[LIVERPOOL SHIPPING]. [An early nineteenth-century manuscript notebook of the ship Mount Vernon, bound with an advertisement for a Liverpool-based chandler]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1810]. 8vo. Manuscript on paper. [4] leaves, [4]pp used, the remainder blank. With a single leaf broadside advertisement. Stitched into contemporary drab paper wrappers. 'Mount Vernon' in manuscript to upper wrapper. Extremities lightly marked. Manuscript numerals to verso of advertisement leaf. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14177
COLERIDGE, Hartley. Poems. Vol I. [all published]. Leeds. Published by F.E. Bindley, 1833. First edition, first issue. 8vo. viii, 144, [2], 145-157pp, [3]. The first issue, with 'Vol I.' to title. Uncut in original publisher's cloth backed paper boards, neatly re-backed with original spine laid down, remains of printed lettering-piece. Rubbed to extremities, one or two quires loosening. Within later folding box and slipcase. Henry Nelson Coleridge's copy, with his ink inscription 'H.N. Coleridge Hampstead 1833' to head of title and a manuscript ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14391
[MISSAL]. Missale romanum ex decreto sacrosancti concilii tridentini restitutum... Olispone, [i.e. Lisbon]. Typographia regia, et privilegio, 1784. Folio. [30], 672pp, cxlvi, [10], 58. Several engraved devotional images within pagination. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and gilt gauffered edges, yellow metal clasps. Rubbed, small incision to lower joint, paper label to upper board. Tears to FFEP, occasional marginal loss/tearing, some occasional marking. More > £ 1,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14409
[HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY]. [A collection of largely eighteenth-century pamphlets and broadsides relating to the Honourable Artillery Company]. London. [vs.], 1786-1813 Folio, 8vo and others. This collection consists of:

- Lists of the chiefs, officers, court of assistants, members, &c. of the honourable Artillery Company. In the year 1788. London. Printed by Stephen Clark, [1788]. 20pp. With extra-engraved title page. ESTC T301314. And two similar, for the years 1797 and 1816. All in contemporary marbled paper wrappers, some light staining.

- An address to the inhabitants of london from the ... More >
£ 3,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14449