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[BRITISH CHURCHES]. [Tracts relating to the British Churches]. [1721-1760] Vol. I:

A REAL FRIEND TO THE TRUTH OF THE GOSPEL. The Church of England Try'd by Herself: An Appeal to Her own Principals for the Fitness and Expediency of a Review and Alteration of her Articles, Liturgy, &c... London. Printed for J. Noon, 1756. First edition. [2], 62pp. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Walter Bowman to verso of title page. ESTC T20926.

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WILLIAMS, Benjamin. Chronicque de la traïson et mort de richart deux roy dengleterre... À Londres [i.e. London]. Aux dépens de la Société, 1846. First edition. 8vo. xcvi, 324pp. Text in English, Latin, and Old French. Interleaved throughout. Bound by Lake and Mackenzie of Uxbridge in contemporary half-calf, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled papers boards, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped and exposed. Marbled endpapers, contemporary review of the publication - extracted from The Gentleman's Magazine - tipped-in to front blank fly-leaf. Armorial bookplate of Benjamin Williams to FEP, with his ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 31449
BAILLIE, Joanna. A series of plays: in which it is attempted to delineate the stronger passions of the mind: each passion being the subject of a tragedy and a comedy. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, [1806-1812] Vol. I. fifth edition; Vol. II third edition; Vol. III, first edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [4], 410; xi, [1], 478; xxxi, [1], 314pp, [6]. With half-titles to Vols. I and II, three terminal leaves of publisher's advertisements to Vol. III. Contemporary panelled calf, later rebacked, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Boards rubbed, corners exposed. Scattered spotting. Inked ownership inscriptions of Robert Milligan to titles of Vols. II and III, manuscript notes to front and rear blank fly-leaves of ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 29991
[EGERTON, George Le Clerc]. [An archive of letters]. [c. 1882-1907] Including: nine ALS within stamped envelopes, eight addressed to George Le Clerc Egerton, and one to Lady Egerton; seven stamped envelopes variously addressed to Egerton and Lady Egerton; six postcards; two receipts from Curtiss & Sons, Royal Pantechicon, Portsmouth; and a copy of E. M. Tenison's The Legend of Saint Christopher (Plymouth, 1922?), inscribed by the author to Egerton. More > £ 1,800.00 Antiquates Ref. 31490
BALL, Hannah. Memorials of hannah ball, the first methodist sunday school teacher. London. Wesleyan Conference Office, 1880. Third edition, revised. Small 8vo.. xii, 143pp. Original publishers light orange cloth boards printed and lettered black and gilt. Boards rubbed and marked, endpapers toned with light foxing throughout. FFEP with small tear. With a pencilled date annotation on p5, and further passages marked with improvised bookmarks. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 32016
HUXLEY, Thomas Henry. An introduction to the classification of animals. London. John Churchill & Sons, 1869. First edition. 8vo. [6], 147pp, [40]pp, with publisher's catalogue bound at rear. Contemporary textured brown cloth boards blindstamped and lettered gilt. Boards rubbed and marked with light losses to all edges and spine ends. Lightly foxed throughout with the inner hinge splitting. Various pencil doodles over endpapers and throughout publisher's catalogue. Contemporary ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 32019
SKINNER, Rev. John. Amusements of Leisure Hours: Or Poetical Pieces, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By the Late Reverend John Skinner; At Longside, Aberdeenshire. To Which is Prefixed, a Sketch of the Author's Life, with Some Remarks on Scottish Poetry. Edinbugh. Printed By John Moir...and Sold By Stuart Alexander Brown, 1809. First Edition. 12mo in 6s. 164pp. Uncut in original publisher's drab boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some cracking to joints and a little loss to spine. Ink inscription to head of title. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 31805
[MATCHAM, George]. [A journal containing manuscript accounts of Lord Horatio Nelson]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [c. 1832] Quarto. Manuscript on paper. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled paper boards, later paper label to upper board with manuscript title: 'Character of Lord Nelson as "Lord Victory" written by his brother-in-law George Matcham Partially Printed in "Anecdotes of a Croat"'. Extremities heavily rubbed. Marbled endpapers, upper hinge exposed, very occasional light dampstaining. From the recently dispersed Newhouse estate of the Eyre-Matcham family. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 29311
[SPOONER, William]. The Cottage of Content; or right roads and wrong ways. A game. London. Published by William Spooner, [1848]. First edition. Hand coloured lithograph in nine sections mounted on linen, folded into original publisher's cloth boards, with pictorial label on upper board and printed rules mounted inside. Extremities rubbed and dulled, publication date in manuscript to upper board. Together with original publisher's wooden box, sliding lid with printed title, containing two original bone teetotums. Without bone counters. More > £ 3,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 29938
WHITWORTH, Sir Joseph. Miscellaneous papers on mechanical subjects. Guns and steel. London. Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1873. First edition. Quarto. [2], 81, [1], iv pp. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Sir Samuel Wilson to FEP. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'The Right Honble. B Disraeli M P / with the Authors Compliments'. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 30518
WINSTON, W. R. Four years in upper burma. London. C. H. Kelly, 1892. First edition. 8vo. xii, 266pp, [10]. With a photographic frontispiece, a further 21 plates, a partially coloured engraved folding map, numerous woodcut vignettes, and five terminal leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's gilt-stamped brown cloth. Lightly rubbed and bumped, spine dulled. Hinges exposed, ticket of booksellers Henry Sotheran to verso of FFEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to half-title: 'To Charles Winston / with his brother's love. / Oct ... More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 31581
[APPRENTICES]. [BARNARD, John]. A present for an apprentice: or, a sure guide to gain both Esteem and Estate. With Rules for his Conduct to his Master, and in the World. Under the following Heads, Lying, Dishonesty, Fidelity, Temperance...By a late Lord Mayor of London. London. Printed for R. Withy, at the Dunciad, the third Door from the East End of the Royal Exchange.., 1759. Seventh edition. 8vo. [4], 76pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled polished calf. Rubbed, with cracking to upper joint and small chip at foot of spine; small shelf-label to head of spine. With the armorial bookplate of Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk to FEP, and his ink inscription to head of title title, along with the shelf-reference 'no. 247'; later book-label of Peter Stewart Young to head of FEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 30397
[BRITISH ARMY]. Rules and regulations for the formations, field-exercise, and movements, of his majesty's forces. Parts I. II. and, abstract, part III. [London]. War Office, printed; and sold by J. Walter, [1801]. 8vo. xvi, 103pp, [1]. With an engraved folding frontispiece. Contemporary powder blue paper boards, later rebacked in red cloth. Board rubbed and marked. Inked ownership inscription of Lt. Col. William Woodforde to head of title page, small hole to lower corner of leaf C1. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22787
TAYLOR, John. All the workes of john taylor the water-poet. Beeing Sixty and three in Number. Collectedinto one Volume by the Author: With sundry new dditions, corrected, revised, and newly Imprinted. Lonon. Printed by J.B. for James Boler; at the signe of the Marigold in Pauls Churchyard, 1630. First edition. Folio. [10 of 12], 148, [2], 93, 92-200, 225-343, [1], 14, 13-146pp. Numerous woodcut vignettes within text. Without A1 (blank), but with the elaborate extra-engraved title (incorporating vignettes showing a portrait of the author, and a Thames boatman, by Thomas Cockson). Handsomely bound in likely nineteenth-century gilt-tooled burgundy crushed morocco. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G.. Extremities and joints a trifle rubbed. As often the case with finely bound ... More > £ 4,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 30737