Antiquates Limited - Logo

What's New

[MIRABEAU, Victor Riquetti, marquis de]. L'ami des hommes, ou traite de la population. A Avignon. [s.n.], 1756. First duodecimo edition. 12mo. First three parts of six only . 431, [1]; 578, [2]; 577pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscriptions to all titles, very occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21740
HYATT, Stanley Portal. The northward trek. London. Andrew Melrose, 1909. First edition. 8vo. xxi, 309pp, [3]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, 13 photographic plates, three folding maps, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, upper board illustrated. A trifle rubbed. Near contemporary inked gift inscription and armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to FEP, leaves toned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23779
BION, [Nicholas]. The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments... London. Printed for H[enry] W[oodfall] for J. Senex...and W. Taylor, 1723. First edition in English. Folio. vii, [1], 264pp. With 26 engraved folding plates. Title page in red and black. Contemporary panelled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Lightly rubbed, some spotting and, as often with this work, variable browning to leaves (with the terminal quires 3S-3X especially so). With the armorial bookplate of 'The Right Hon. Charles Viscount Bruce ... More > £ 1,450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22385
[MUIRKIRK AND CAMBUSLANG ROAD ACTS]. [Three manuscript copies of previously published abstracts of acts relating to the maintenance of highways leading to and from the city of Glasgow]. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Manuscript of paper. [14]pp.

[Bound with:] [ACTS - GEORGE III]. [Drop-head title:] An act for Amending an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty, for making and repairing the Road from the City of Glasgow, in the County off Lanerk, to Muirkirk, in the County of Ayr... [s.l.]. [s.n.], [1791]. 11pp, [1]. Docket title to verso of final leaf ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24783
LUDWIG, Christian. A dictionary English, German and French, Containing not only the English words in their Alphabetical Order, together with their several significations; but also their proper Accent, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, Idioms, & Proverbs, Taken from the best new English dictionaries. Leipzig and Francfurt [sic]. [s.n.], 1736. Second edition. Quarto. [4], 739pp, [1]. Title page in red and black. Printed in double columns. Recent brown buckram, lettered in black. Minor shelf-wear. Recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, leaves heavily browned and foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20847
BINGHAM, C. W., Rev.. Mediaeval life in the court and cloister: a lecture. Dorchester. Printed at the Dorset County Chronicle Office, 1866. 24pp. Inked ownership inscription to title page.

[Bound with:] PETTIGREW, T. J. The journal of the British Archaeological Association. December 1856. On the antiquities of somersetshire. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [1856]. [1], 292-396pp. With two engraved plates and an engraved folding plan.

[And:] STUBBS, William. The foundation of waltham abbey... Oxford & London. J. H. and J. Parker, 1861. xxxii, 60pp, [4].

[And:] GREEN, Emanuel. The earliest ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 12470
ALFIERI, Victor. Memoirs of the life and writings of Victor Alfieri; written by himself. London. Printed for Henry Colburn, 1810. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. x, [1], 6-286; [7], 6-328pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards. Heavily rubbed. Armorial bookplates of Charles Cammell to both FEPs, later inked ownership inscriptions to free-endpapers, deleted inked inscription to head of Vol. II title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 24743
BOYER, A[bel]. Dictionnaire royal, françois-anglois et anglois-françois; Tire des mbilleurs auteurs qui ont ecrit dans ces deux langues... Amsterdam. Chez Meynard Uytwerf, 1752. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. Quarto. In two volumes. 19, [1], 518pp, [2]; [8], 619pp, [5]. Title pages in red and black. The English-French dictionary has an English title page: 'The royal dictionary, English and French: and French and English...' Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards. Extremities worn, joints split. Armorial bookplates of successive members of the Oates family to front endpapers and fly-leaves of both volumes, occasional ink-spotting and pen-trials. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14323
[GRABER DE HENSO, Jacob; BROOKE, F. C., of Ufford]. Introduction à l’histoire de la famille D’Oria de Gènes. [Florence]. [s.n., s.d., but C19th] 8vo. Manuscript, on paper, ff. [4], [1], 31, [11], first 4 and last 11 blank. Manuscript, on blue paper, black-brown ink, c.16 lines per full page, only written on recto. Large, hand-coloured coat of arms of D’Oria tipped-in as frontispiece. First leaf minimally soiled and foxed at margins. A very good copy in 19th-century half vellum over marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt-lettered morocco label, lower edges ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 22439
BROUWER, H. A. [editor]. Practical hints to scientific travellers. The Hague. Martinus Nijhoff, 1925-26 The first volume is the revised second edition, all others are first editions. 12mo. Four volumes of six only. Numerous illustrations, maps, and charts throughout. Original publisher's grey cloth, black-blocked lettering-pieces. Without glassine dustwrappers. Light rubbing, some slight spotting/marking. Book-labels of Sir Philip L. Brocklehurst to all FEPs. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23746
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom: a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, [1935]. First trade edition. Quarto. No. 40 of a limited edition of 750. 672pp. With a photogravure portrait frontispiece of Lawrence (from the plaster bust by Eric Kennington), 53 plates (four in colour), and four folding maps. Partially unopened in original publisher's tan pigskin-backed buckram boards, T.E.G, others uncut. Without dustwrapper. Spine heavily rubbed, corners bumped. Patterned endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 24648
FAIRFAX, Edward. BECKWITH, Thomas. A Discourse of Witchcrafte as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax of Fuistone. Comu Ebor. 1621... [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Folio. Manuscript on paper. [1]ff, [1]ff blank, 118pp. Uncut in eighteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards. A trifle rubbed, some chipping to spine. With the bookplate of 'Thomas Beckwith of York, Painter & F.A.S.' to FEP; the entire work is in Thomas Beckwith's hand. Closed tear to pp.46/7, else internally clean and crisp.

Incipit: 'I present the Xtian Reader a narration of Witchcraft of which I am a ... More >
£ 7,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14267