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HENLEY, William Ernest. A book of verses. London. David Nutt, 1889. Second edition. 8vo. [iii]-xvi, 175pp. Original publisher's brown cloth boards lettered and stamped gilt. Top edge gilt, fore and bottom edge untrimmed. Front and rear board marked and worn with losses to corners, spine panel missing, with remnants of a paper label attached to both boards. Shaken, with one contents leaf detached, though present. With no preliminaries missing despite error in pagination. Inscribed to FFEP: 'Katherine de Mattos ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 31305
[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
[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
HEYLYN, P[eter]. A help to english history, containing A Succession of all the Kings of England, the English, Saxons, and the Britains, the Kings and Princes of Wales, the Kings and Lords of Man, and the Isle of Wight... London. Printed by Benj. Motte, for John Walthoe, 1709. 12mo. [8], 633pp, [3]. Contemporary panelled calf, later rebacked and recornered, contrrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards rubbed and marked. Paper repair to head of title page, short tear to leaf L12 (without loss), leaves browned, scattered spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 30384
SIMES, Thomas. A military course for the government and conduct of a battalion, designed For their Regulations in quarter, camp, or garrison; with useful observations and instructions For their Manner of attack and defence. London. Printed for the Author, 1777. Second edition. 8vo. [32], 286pp, [2]. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, 20 hand-coloured engraved plates (on 17 leaves), a list of subscribers, and a terminal leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary calf, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints split, chipping to spine. Partially excised armorial bookplate to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, scattered spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22808
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
[SHIPWRECK]. A narrative of the loss of the kent east indiaman, by fire, in the bay of biscay, on the 1st March, 1825. In a letter to a friend. Edinburgh. Published by Waugh & Innes, Edinburgh, 1825. First edition. 12mo. 78pp. Uncut in original drab boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked. Upper joint split but boards remain firmly attached by the cords. Contemporary ownership inscription to head of FFEP. From the recently dispersed remains of the Stevenson family library, with no indication of such. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 31290
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
SMITH, Adam. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. Edinburgh. Printed for Adam and Charles Black, and William Tait, 1839. New edition. 8vo. [6], lxiii, [1], 648pp. With a half-title, an engraved portrait frontispiece, and one further engraved plate. Modern gilt-tooled calf-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting dark green morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Early inked ownership inscription to head of title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 30260
[GODWIN], Francis. Annales of england. Containing the Reignes of Hnery the Eighth. Edward the Sixt. Queene Mary. London. Printed by A, Islip, and W. Stansby, 1630. First edition in English. Folio. [16], 394 [i.e. 294], 293-342pp, [2]. Contemporary blind-tooled sprinkled calf, recently rebacked and recornered. Boards worn. Hinges exposed, nineteenth century armorial bookplate of the Royal Society of Literature to FEP, early manuscript notes to front blank fly-leaf and head of title page, occasional manuscript annotations/manicules, leaves toned, scattered spotting. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 25889
PALMER, Charles. A perswasive to Parochial Communion. In two parts... London. Printed by W. Sayes, and sold by R. Clavel et al., 1706. Second edition, corrected. 12mo. [14], 92, [12], 48pp. Without half-title. Each part has separate title page, pagination and register. The second, entitled 'A disswasive from imprecations and cursing...', does not bear an edition statement; its imprint reads 'printed by W. Sayes, and sold by R. Clavel, and W. Haws'. Contemporary blind-ruled calf. Rubbed, marked, and scored, spine worn and wormed. Without pastedowns/free-endpapers, worm-tracks to head of text-block throughout (touching ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17533
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