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[CORNISH TRACTS]. Ode for the coronation, 19th july, 1821, recited at a public festival held on that day, in the town of penzance; Dedicated to all loyal subjects, and to The Inhabitants of that Town in particualr. Penzance. Printed and sold by T. Vigurs, [1821]. First edition. 8pp.

[Bound with:] BARRINGTON, [Daines]. [Drop-head title:] III. Mr. Barrington on some additional Information relative to the Continuance of the Cornish Language. In a Letter to John Lloyd, Esq. F. A. S. Read March 21, 1776. [s.i.], [s.n.], [1776]. 81-86pp. ESTC T190832.

[And:] [Drop-head title:] An Excellent New Ballad entitled The Cripple of Cornwall, Wherein is shewn his dissolate Life and deserved Death. To the ... More >
£ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 29383
[SAYERS, James]. [A collection of 31 etchings].. [London]. [C. Bretherton], [1782-84] 31 etchings on thick laid paper, each sheet 170 x 245 mm, bound together in early powder blue limp paper boards. Extremities rubbed, marked, and damp-stained, faint inked inscription to upper board. Etchings damp-stained, all with contemporary marginal inked inscriptions identifying the subject. More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 30552
[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
ERSKINE, Ralph. Glad Tidings in sad Times: or, The City of god, in the Times of Trouble and Confusion, water'd with the River of Consolation. A sermon on psalm xlvi. 4... Edinburgh. Printed by Alexander Alison for David Duncan, 1739. First edition. 62pp, [2]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. ESTC T162752.

[Bound with:] ERSKINE, Ralph. The River of Life, Proceeding out of the Throne of god And of the lamb. A sermon preached immediately before the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper at Dumfermline, July 6th 1735. Edinburgh. Printed by Tho. Lumisden and Jo. Robertson, for James Beugo, 1736. First edition. 40pp. Not in ESTC???

[And:] ERSKINE, Ralph. ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 30434
[STEVENSON, Alan]. The british pharos; or a list of the lighthouses on the coasts of great britain and ireland, descriptive of the appearance of the lights at night. For the use of mariners. Leith. Published and Sold by W. Reid & Son, 1831. Second edition. 8vo. xvi, 118pp. Original publisher's glazed cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Rubbed to extremities and bumped to corners, short splits and chips at head and foot of spine. Inscribed 'From the Commissioners of the Northern Lighthouses' to FFEP, and with printed note regarding the mooring of a 'Floating Light the North End of Haisborough Sand' pasted to FEP. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 31285
[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
DALRYMPLE, Campbell. A military essay. Containing reflections on the Raising, Arming, Cloathing, and Discipline of the British Infantry and Cavalry; with Proposals for the Improvement of the same. London. Printed for D. Wilson, 1761. First edition. 8vo. In two parts. xx, 389pp, [3]. With a half-title and nine engraved folding plates. Contemporary tree-calf, later rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed. Half-title, title page, and two terminal leaves browned. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 22803
[PATTERN BOOK]. [A bound drawing book of lace patterns]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Quarto. Manuscript on paper. [182] leaves. Approximately one third used. Several sheets loosely inserted. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Heavily rubbed, marked, joints split. Holes to boards for the accommodation of cloth ties, now absent. Endpapers browned. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 30211
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
[SALDERN, Friedrich Christoph von]. Elements of tacticks, and introduction to military evolutions for the infantry: by A celebrated Prussian General. London. Printed for the author, 1787. First edition in English. 8vo. xvi, 334pp, [4]. With. a half-tile, 18 engraved folding plates, a leaf of errata, and a terminal leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, marbled paper boards, black calf lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Plate margins a trifle browned and dusty. Recently dispersed from the Cottlesloe Military Library 'probably the most extensive private collection of early printed books focused on military matters', with the bookplate of Thomas ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22980
LAWRENCE, T. E. . Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. Third English edition. Quarto. 672pp. Four folding maps, 48 plates, with further line illustrations throughout the text. Third English edition, the first for general circulation after two prior privately printed editions. Original publisher's brown buckram cloth boards stamped in gilt, with the functional cream dustwrapper lettered in black. Fore and bottom edges uncut, with some leaves remaining unopened towards the end of the text block. Boards somewhat faded with ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 27998
BURNET, Gilbert. A Vindication of the authority, constitution, and laws of the church and state of scotland. In four conferences. Wherein the Answer to the Dialogues betwixt the Conformist and the Non-con-formist, is examined. Glasgow. Robert Sanders, Printer to the City, and University, 1673. First edition. 8vo. [26], 102, 133-362, [2], 125pp, [1]. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, modern black calf lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed and marked, joints split, insect damage to foot of spine. Armorial bookplate of the Earls of Hopetoun and later book- label of Mr. William Macmath to FEP, paper repair to head of FFEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title, slight loss to lower corner of L4. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 30432
CATFORD, James S.. Photographic views of north devon. 5, High Street and 29, Portland Square, Ilfracombe. [James S. Catford, s.d., c.1870s] Oblong 8vo. [1-title], [11]ff, each with mounted sepia photograph to recto and verso, captioned beneath in manuscript. Original publisher's mauve cloth, gilt. A trifle marked and a little rubbed to extremities. Short tear to one leaf, just clipping photographs More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 30361