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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
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
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. Letters from percy bysshe shelley to elizabeth hitchener. Now first published. With an Introduction and Notes. London. Bertram Dobell, 1908. First trade edition. 8vo. li, [1], 351pp, [1]. Original publisher's navy cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed, lettering-piece chipped. Internally clean and crisp. William St. Clair's copy, with his pencilled ownership inscription to recto of FFEP and inked and pencilled notes to rear endpapers. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 28089
[EASTLAKE LIBRARY]. Catalogue of the eastlake library in the national gallery. London. Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1872. First edition. 8vo. 165pp, [3]. Recent red half-morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, red cloth boards, T.E.G. Original publisher's wrappers bound in. Sunned, a trifle rubbed. Inked ownership inscription of the Burlington Fine Arts Club to head of upper wrapper. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title 'With the Director's compliments'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22626
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
[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
[NAPIER, Francis, Baron Napier and Ettrick]. [Drop-head title:] The demon chain: A Legend of the Swedish Counts of Piper. [London]. [s.n.], [1853]. 170-172pp.

[Bound with: [Drop-head title:] Pinocchi. [London], [s.n.], [1856]. 438-442pp.

8vo. Handsomely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled paper boards. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Baron Napier to FEP, nine press- cuttings, dated 1883-1891, relating to Napier's involvement in the restoration of Edinburgh castle.

With three A.L.S. loosely inserted:

- The first, on Windsor Castle stationery, dated 30th ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 31080
[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
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
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
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
[LITURGY - English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church, according to The Church of England; with notes upon the epistles, gospels, and psalms, By a Member of the Established Church. London. Sold by Otridge and Son et al., 1813. First edition. 8vo. xxvi, 482pp. Printed in double columns. Handsomely bound in near contemporary richly gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, lettered in gilt to upper board 'Wm. Vavasour', A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, newspaper clipping pasted to FEP, extracts of devotional verse in manuscript to blank fly-leaves, later newspaper clippings relating to the Vavasour family to front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting, terminal ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 30910