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LEE, Nat[haniel]. Lucius junius brutus; father of his country. A tragedy. London. Printed for Richard Tonson, 1681. First edition. Quarto. [8], 72pp, [1]. With a final epilogue leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later paper repairs to margins and verso of title page, and lower margins of leaves A4 and I1, pen-trials to p.[8] and fore-edge of p.2, paper flaw to p.5 - with very slight loss of sense, spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20338
THOMPSON, G.. A sentimental tour, collected from a variety of occurrences, from Newbiggin, near Penrith, Cumberland, to London, By War of Cambridge; And from London, to Newbiggin, By Way of Oxford, &c. Penrith. Printed by Anthony Soulby, for the Author, 1798. First edition. 12mo. xii, 300pp. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Rubbed, with slight loss, marking and evidence of partially removed paper covering to spine. Occasional marginal marking, conjugate leaves S3-4 detached. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18351
SHIERCLIFF, E[dward]. The Bristol and Hotwell guide; or, Useful Entertaining Pocket Companion For all Persons residing at, or resorting to Bristol, the Hotwell, or their Vicinities: containing An Historical Account of the ancient and present State of that Opulent City: also, Of the Hotwell from its first Discovery; The Nature, Properties and Effects of its medicinal water...to which is added A Description of Clifton... Bristol. Printed by Bulgin and Rosser for E. Shiercliff et al., 1789. First edition. 8vo. [4], 119pp. With an engraved folding frontispiece. Without the plate of the 'Arabis stricta', as issued (a note in the errata makes clear that it could not be completed in time for publication and would be sent out to purchasers separately). Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, calf lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and marked, some loss to lettering-piece. Occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17611
WELLBELOVED, C[harles]. Memoir of Thomas Thrush, Esq., formerly an officer of rank in the royal navy: who resigned his commission on the ground of the unreasonableness of war. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845. First edition. 8vo. [4], 116pp. With a facsimile portrait frontispiece and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of loss and splitting to head and foot of spine. Light offsetting to title, very short marginal tear to F8, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13856
FERMOR, Patrick Leigh. Between the woods and the water: On Foot to Constantinople from The Hooks of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates. [London]. John Murray, [1986]. First edition. 8vo. 248pp. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Some staining and surface loss to lower panel of dustwrapper, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Elizabeth / We all hail! / Paddy' More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17194
NAUGHTON, Bill. Alfie. [London]. Macgibbon & Kee, [1966]. First edition. 8vo. 208pp. Original publisher's purple cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear to dustwrapper, a trifle dusty. A near fine copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20965
[YORKSHIRE AUCTION]. To be Sold. In the following Lotts and Subject to such Conditions as will be Produced at the House of Joseph Lodge near the Church in Thornhill, on Monday the 9th of November 1778. between the Hours of four and six in the afternoon of the same day. [s.i., Dewsbury?]. [s.n., Mr Sykes?, 1778] Dimensions 165 x 160mm. Single leaf handbill. Fore- and gutter margin edges uncut. Creased, with some marginal tearing, marking and early manuscript notes to verso. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21439
BYSSHE, Edward. The art of English poetry. Containing, I. Rules for making Verses. II. A Collection of the most Natural, Agreeable and Sublime Thoughts, viz. Allusions, Similes, Descriptions and Characters of Persons and Things that are to be found in the best English Poets. III. A Dictionary of Rhymes. London. Printed for A. Bettesworth, J. Osborn, etc, 1725. Seventh edition, corrected and enlarged. 12mo. Two volumes. [8], 40, 280; 288, x, 38pp. Contemporary English panelled calf, with volume numerals lettered in gilt directly to spine, paper title labels in the compartment beneath. A trifle rubbed, bumping to corners with a little leather loss, some loss to head of spine and short cracks to joints of Vol I. Early inked numeral to FFEP, Vol I. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21195
MACLEAN, Fitzroy. Eastern approaches. London. Jonathan Cape, 1949. First edition. Small 8vo. 543pp, [1]. With three folding maps (of Central Asia, the Western Desert, and Yugoslavia), photographic frontispiece, and 11 further photographic plates (the final plate containing four illustrations). Original publisher's red cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper displaying 15s price. Corners slightly bumped, else a fine copy. Some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper with some light spotting and marking, chipping and creasing to extremities. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21188
MAVOR, William. The british tourists; of traveller's pocket companion, through england, wales, scotland, and ireland... London. Printed by J. Swan...for E. Newbery, 1800. Second edition. 12mo. In six volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I and a hand-coloured engraved folding map to each subsequent volume. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss to spines, slight splitting to joints, upper board of Vol. II nearly detached, chipping and slight loss to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Margaret Smith Burges to FEP of Vol. I, ink annotation to FFEP ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14892