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[BIBLE - English, Games]. The Scripture Text Pastime. London. A.N. Myers, 15 Berners Street, 1862. Box dimensions 205 x 135 mm. Contents, presumably incomplete but not largely so, comprise illuminated capitals, printed on one side in gold on stiff card in red (24) and green (24); lower case letters printed on one side of stiff card, verso blank, in red (72), black (76) and blue (75), and blank word spacers (16). With one folded leaf of rules, printed in black on both sides; one stiff card ... More > £ 1,140.00 Antiquates Ref. 21902
STOW, John. HOWES, Edmund. Annales, or, a generall Chronicle of england. Londini [i.e. London]. Impensis Richardi Meighen, 1631 [i.e. 1632] Quarto. [20], 537, 540-819, 819-891, p.890, 900-901, 991-1014, 1003-1050, [2], 1057-1062, [4], 1063-1087pp, [29]. Without terminal blank leaf. Title in elaborate woodcut border. Contemporary speckled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn. Later armorial bookplate of John William Pease to FEP, recent bookplate of G. E. Selby to recto of FFEP, ownership inscription 'C. L. Eastwick / 17 Nov 1933' ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14587
BELSHAM, W[illiam]. Memoirs of the reign of King George III... London. Printed for G. G. And J. Robinson, 1796. Third edition. In four volumes. ESTC T105290.

[Bound uniformly with:] ...Volumes V-VI. With half-titles to each volume. London. Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, 1801.

[And:] BELSHAM, W[illiam]. History of great britain, from the revolution to the accession of the house of hanover. London. Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, 1798. First edition. In two volumes. ESTC T105264.

[And:]. BELSHAM, W[illiam]. Memoirs of the kings of great ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 13532
[CLARKE, Henry]. The school candidates, a prosaic burlesque: occasioned by the late election of a schoolmaster, at the village of boudinnoir. Utopia [i.e. Manchester]. [s.n.], 1788. First edition. 12mo. [2], 103pp, [3]. Without half-title. With an engraved folding plate: 'Bragmardo & Epistomen's aerial Voyage to Boudinnoir', and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, splitting to joints, spine cracked. Hinges exposed, loss and tearing to laid-down frontispiece, manuscript extract from a verse by Butler to verso of rear blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 19150
CARY, [John]. Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London to Hampton Court, Bagshot, Oakingham... London. Printed for J. Cary, 1790. First edition. 8vo. [25] leaves. Engraved throughout. The road maps are printed in eighty numbered columns on both the recto and verso of twenty leaves. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18380
SULLIVAN, W.F.. Juvenile sketches; or, the history of Mrs. Barton and her Little Family. Illustrated with some instructive stories for the youth of both sexes. London. Printed and sold by Dean & Munday, Threadneedle-Street, 1818. Third edition. 12mo, erratically mis-signed. [2], 5-56pp. [2]. With folding engraved frontispiece, two further engraved plates, all three after Isaac Cruikshank, and a terminal blank. Original buff printed paper wrappers. Rubbed to surfaces and extremities, corners slightly dog-eared, occasional pencil marking to text. Marginal tear to A6 without loss. Early ink inscription (J.M. Gresley?) to verso of upper wrapper. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 21355
TUCKER, R.. A Philosophical Catechism; or, familiar introduction to some of the arts and sciences; being a synopsis of their elementary principles. Bath. Printed for the Author, by J. and J. Keene, 1825. New edition, with improvements and additions. 8vo. vi, [2], 184pp. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine, protected by contemporary naive drab wrapper with manuscript title and ownership inscription to upper panel. Very slight shelf-wear, wrapper soiled. Later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, endpapers lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19120
[BIBLE - English, Games]. The Bible Treasure-Seekers' Game: or, Play Concordance. A Sunday Diversion for the Young: Spiritual Profit for the Old. Affords a happy hour of healthful intellectual exercise in the Home; the Sunday School, the Christian Endeavour Society, &c. Birmingham. C. Caswell, [s.d., c.1880?] Box dimensions 145 x 95 mm. 12 packs of printed biblical reference cards, grouped thematically and numbered sequentially in the order of the Biblical Books, each contained within a lettered paper wrapper: Sword, Heart, Fruit, Sheep - each with 32 cards; Tree, Mother - each with 28 cards; Grass - with 27 cards (perhaps missing one?); Lion - with 26 cards; Sacrifice, Redemption, Money, Dew - each with 24 cards. With ... More > £ 540.00 Antiquates Ref. 21901
[WALKS WITH MAMMA]. Walks with mamma; or, stories in words of one syllable. With engravings. London. Grant and Griffith, successors to John Harris, Corner of St. Paul's Chuchyard, [s.d., c.1843-50s] 12mo. 48pp. With eight large, hand-coloured vignette woodcuts. Stab stitched within original publisher's stiff orange paper wrappers. With a small contemporary printed label 'Sold by Forbes & Knibb, Booksellers, Southampton' to upper wrapper at foot. Slightly rubbed, short tears at head and foot of spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21356
[ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS]. [17 nineteenth-century catalogues for the annual exhibition of the Royal Academy]. London. William Clowes and Sons, 1837-1879 Quarto. 17 separately issued catalogues for 1837, 1845, 1852, 1853, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1863, 1866, 1868, 1870, 1872, 1873, and 1879 respectively. Stitched, as issued - later publications bound in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled/spotted/creased, some marginal chipping, very occasional inked annotations/pencilled highlighting, loss to terminal blank leaf of 1853 catalogue, paper repairs to verso of final leaf of catalogue for ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18349
TORENO, Conde de. Historia del Levantamiento, Guerra y Revolucion de Espana. Madrid. Imprenta de don Tomas Jordan, 1835. First Spanish edition. 8vo. In five volumes. Contemporary marbled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, with surface loss to spines. Marbled endpapers, Armorial bookplates of 'De Kimberley' and 'Edwardi Craven' to FEPs, with the latter's blind-stamped device to head of all titles, recent ink ownership inscriptions to blank fly-leaves, ink shelf-marks to endpapers and Vol. I title, occasional spotting. More > £ 400.00 Antiquates Ref. 11456
STURM, [Christoph Christian]. Sturm's reflections on the works of god; and of his providence throughout all nature. London. Baynes and Son et al., 1824. 12mo. In two volumes. xii, [1], 14-314; viii, [1], 10-336pp. With an engraved frontispiece and and additional engraved title page to each volume. Attractive contemporary prize binding of gilt-tooled black calf, marbled edges, lettered in gilt to upper board of Vol. I: 'Presented to Eliza Whittenbury. A reward for diligent attention to the science of music. Lombard House School. 1826. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21137
[DOUGLAS, James?]. Three rucksacers abroad, 1891. [s.i.]. [s.n., [s.d., 1892?] Quarto. Typescript on paper. 16pp. Original limp roan, titled in gilt to upper board. Rebacked in later buckram. Presentation inscription, presumably by the author, to blank fly-leaf: 'J.W. Miller Esq. With kindest regards & happy recollections of our trip. July 11.92. Jas. Douglas' More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21502
[ACTS - GEORGE II]. Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis...tricesimo primo. At the Parliament begun...the thirty first day of May, anno Dom. 1754...And from thence continued by several prorogations to the first day of December, 1757, being the fifth session of this present Parliament. London. Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1757 [i.e. 1758] Folio. 1043pp, [15]. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 12377