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MICHELL, M. Young juba: or, the history of the Young Chevalier, from His Birth, to His Escape from Scotland, after the Battle of Culloden... London. Printed for the Translator, 1748. First edition in English. 8vo. xvi, 296pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one further engraved plate depicting Flora Macdonald. Later half-calf, buff paper boards, tolled in blind, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Heavily rubbed, scorched, upper joint split. Early inked ownership inscription to head of title, partially erased, resulting in small marginal hole, closed vertical tear to leaf Gg1, plate shaved at fore-edge. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22034
GITTINGS, Robert. Wentworth place. London. William Heinemann Ltd, 1950. First edition. 8vo. [viii], 75pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered silver. A little rubbed and bumped, though internally bright and clean. Inscribed on the FFEP 'From the Author in deepest admiration for the first Chichester season and gratitude for the recording, Robert Gittings'.’ More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31092
[CRIMEA]. [Two manuscript journals composed by Thomas Munn Hall, second-mate aboard first (i) the transport ship Mary Anne during the summer of 1856 by the first for the voyage from London to Balaklava, June 1856, and later (ii) the Elizabeth for a voyage from London to St Paul de Loanda (October 1856-July 1857).. 8vo. Two volumes. Manuscript on paper. 109; 119pp. Contemporary half- morocco and morocco-backed marbled paper boards respectively. Cocked and a little soiled, remaining tight, some rear leaves removed from earlier volume. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 29397
[DEVONSHIRE]. The Two Widecombe Tracts, 1638 giving a Contemporary Account of the great Storm, reprinted with an introduction. Exeter. James G. Commin, 1905. vi, [4], 37pp.

[Bound with:] Richard Peek of Tavistock: His three to one, The Commendatory Verses and the Play of dick of devonshire. Exeter. James G. Commin, 1905. [4], x, 100pp.

[And:] CLAYDEN, Arthur W. The history of devonshire scenery: an essay in Geographical Evolution. Exeter. James G. Commin, 1906. [6], 202pp. With a photogrpahic frontispiece and a further 42 photographic plates.

[And:] An Old ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 31020
[BRITISH WEST INDIES]. The two charters of the society for advancing the christian faith in the British West India Islands, and elsewhere, within the dioceses of jamaica and of barbadoes, and the leeward islands, and in the mauritius: to which is prefixed, a short account of the charitable fund. London. Printed by Richard Clay, 1836. First edition. 8vo. 32pp. Original publisher's marbled wrappers, printed paper lettering-piece to upper wrapper. Lightly rubbed, creased. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 30369
[COMBE, William]. The tour of doctor syntax, In Search of the Picturesque. A poem. [London]. [Printed by J. Diggens], [1812]. Second edition. 8vo. 276, [2], 4pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, a hand-coloured engraved title page, 29 hand-coloured engraved plates from etchings by Thomas Rowlandson, and two terminal leaves of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, horizontal tear to leaf U4 - touching text without loss - occasional short tears to plates, advertisement leaves shaved, scattered spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 31003
HAMS, Lieut.-Col. H. A. The Post Office of India in the Great War. Bombay. The Time Press, 1922. First edition. Quarto. [6], viii, 430pp. With a half-title, a photographic frontispiece, and numerous photographic illustrations in the text. Later gilt-tooled half-calf, red cloth boards. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, leaves browned, small worm-tracks running throughout - touching text in places without loss of sense, occasional ink and blind stamps of the Elphinstone College Library, Bombay. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 31018
GRESWELL, William Parr. The Monastery of Saint Werburgh: a poem, with illustrative notes. [Manchester]. [Printed by Henry Smith], 1823. First edition. 8vo. [2], 48, 22pp, [2]. With 'Rodrigo, a Spanish Legend', and shorter pieces occasionally added to copies. Without half-title. Extra-illustrated with 12 engraved plates. Bound by J. Winstanley of Manchester in near contemporary green straight-grain morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind. Rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 26221