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[ADDISON, Joseph]. The free-holder, or Political Essays. London. Printed for D. Midwinter...and J. Tonson, 1716. First edition. 12mo. [12], 311pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled sprinkled calf, black calf lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting, loss to lettering-piece, wear to head of spine. Early inked ownership inscription to head of half-title, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 31006
A KEMPIS, Thomas. Select pieces of the Reverend and Pious Thomas à Kempis. Vol. I... Edinburgh. Printed by John Mosman and William Brown, 1727. xx, 304pp, [8].

[Together with:] Select pieces of the Reverend and Pious Thomas à Kempis. Vol. II...
Edinburgh. Printed by James Watson, 1721. [ii], [4], iii-x, [2], 316pp. Partially misbound.

24mo. Later crushed red morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 31223
[ALMANACS]. ANDREWS, William. Strange News from the Stars: or, an ephemeris For the year, 1705... London. Printed for J. Wilde, 1705. 48pp. Title page and calendar in red and black.

[Bound with:] COLE, Tho[mas]. Ouranologia. Being an ephemeris of the Motion of Celestial Bodies for the Year of our Lord 1705... London. Printed by B. M., 1695 [i.e. 1705]. [32], 16pp. Title page and calendar in red and black. First word of title transliterated from the Greek.

[And:] COLEY, Henry. Merlinus Anglicus Junior: or, the starry ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 25240
A MODERN ANTIQUE [BYRON, Medora Gordon]. Celia in search of a husband. London. Printed at the Minerva Press, For A. K. Newman and Co., 1809. Second edition. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. viii, 322; [4], 306pp, [2]. With a terminal leaf of publisher's advertisements. Modern brown cloth. A trifle rubbed and marked. Small hole to leaf Q7 of Vol. I - touching text without loss of sense, scattered spotting. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 30831
AN OFFICER [BEVER, Samuel]. The cadet. A Military Treatise. London. Printed for W. Johnston, 1756. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 244pp. Preliminary leaves misbound. With an engraved folding plate. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting, some loss to head of dulled spine. Bookplate of Teston Library to FEP, scattered spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22807
ATKINSON, Henry. Shakespeare in Lypiatt. London. E. T. Heron & Co., 1946. First edition. 8vo. [iv], 80pp. Original publisher's beige cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth faded and toned, corners and spine ends bumped. Internally bright and clean with the inked gift inscription: 'Presented to Laurence Olivier, May 12, 1946, Robert B. Abbot'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31089
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. Catalogue de livres rares Dont la Vente se sera le Lundi 13 Mars 1786 & jours suivants, trois heures de relevée, en l'une des Salles de l'Hôtel de Bullion, rue Plâtriere. Par Guillaume de Bure, Fils aîné. Paris. Chez G. de Bure, 1786. First edition. xii, 259, [1], 26pp. With an index of authors. Priced in a contemporary hand throughout.

[Bound with:] Prix des livres rares, dont la vente s'est faite le lundi 20 mars 1786, en l'une des salles de l'Hôtel de Bullion... [Paris], [s.n.], [1786]. 32pp, [4].

8vo. Contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed, wear to head of spine and upper joint, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22577
A YOUNG GENTLEMAN OF TRURO SCHOOL [POLWHELE, Richard]. The Fate of Lewellyn; or, the druid's sacrifice. A legendary tale. To which is added, The genius of carnbre', a poem. Bath. Printed by R. Crutwell, for the Author, 1777. First edition. Quarto. [6], 5-55pp, [1]. Modern green wrappers. Book-label of J. O. Edwards to verso of upper wrapper. Small marginal worm-track running throughout, blank lower margin of leaf F1 shaved, ink-stamps of Merton House to terminal leaf, scattered spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 30003
BEATSON, Robert. A political index to the histories of great britain & ireland: or, a complete register of the hereditary honours, public offices, and persons in office, from the earliest periods to the present time. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. Third edition. 8vo. In three volumes. With half-titles. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, title in manuscript to spines. Extremities worn and marked, loss to backstrips. Scattered spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 31010
BEHRMAN, Samuel Nathanial. Biography. New York. Farrar & Rinehart, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xii, 241pp, [3]. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black. A trifle cocked, spine sunned with additional staining to boards. Internally bright and clean. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FFEP: 'For Laurence Olivier, whom I look forward, one day to being in a play of my own. From Bernie. Beverly Hills, Cal, Aug. 15, 1933'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 31081
BOSSUET, James Benigne. An exposition Of the doctrine of the Catholic Church In Matters of controversie. London. Printed by Henry Hill, 1686. [8], 20, 55pp, [1]. Wing B3784A.

[Bound with:] [WAKE, William]. An exposition of the doctrine of the Church of England, in the Several Articles proposed by Monsieur de meaux, Late Bishop of Condom, in his Exposition of the Doctrine of the Catholick Church... London. Printed for Richard Chiswell, 1686. [4], xxxvi, 87pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf. Wing W243.

[And:] [GILBERT, John]. An answer ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22521
BOWDLER, Miss [Jane]. Poems and essays. Bath. Published for the benefit of the General Hospital at Bath. Printed by R. Crutwell, 1797. Tenth edition. Quarto. xii, 232pp. With a half-title. Contemporary diced calf, tooled in gilt and blind, later rebacked and recornered preserving contemporary backstrip, later brown morocco lettering-piece Heavily rubbed, marked. Marbled endpapers, recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, very occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed simply 'from the editor, with further inked inscriptions to half-title of 'Walr. Bagot' and 'Mary Bagot. July. 1806'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 30002
B[RETON], [W[illiam]. Militia Discipline. The Words of Command, and directions for Exercising the Musket, Bayonet, and Carthridge: And the exercise for the Soldiers of the Militia Horse, Arm'd with Carbine, Pistols, and Sword... London. Printed by R. Harbin, and Sold by J. Morphew, 1717. Fourth ediiton. 8vo in 4s. [8], 67pp, [1]. Contemporary panelled calf, Later rebacked. Boards worn. Recent book-label of Peter Stewart Young to FEP, title browned, terminal leaf and rear endpapers dampstained. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 30264