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SITWELL, Sacheverell. The people's palace. Oxford. B. H. Blackwell, 1918. First edition. 8vo. No. XXII in the "Adventurers All" Series. 52pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and title page, and three final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's orange-brown wrappers, printed paper lettering-pieces to spine and upper wrapper. Extremities a trifle creased. Internally immaculate. From the library of the Marquess of Crewe, with his inked ownership inscription of 'Crewe' to upper wrapper. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21533
WHITE, Gilbert. The natural history of selborne. London. John Van Voorst, 1843. New edition. 8vo. xvi, 398pp. With half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Slightest of spotting to boards. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of 'Jasper More' to FEP, ink inscription to recto of blank fly-leaf; 'Henwick House / near / Worcester / Prize for / Drawing / 2nd Div. / Robt. Jasper More / Midsr. 1849 / A. Philips D. D.', internally ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 15364
BEATTIE, James. The minstrel; or, the progress of genius: and Other Poems. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1827. 12mo. xiv, 176pp. With an additional engraved title page and a further five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, pencilled annotations to front blank fly-leaves, occasional inked highlighting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21569
[WARD, Edward]. The Lord Clarendon's history of the Grand Rebellion compleated. Containing The Tracts, Speeches, and Memorials mentioned in the History; together with the life of Lord Clarendon... Dublin. Printed for J. Leathley, 1720. Third edition, corrected. 8vo. [8], 248pp. Contemporary panelled calf, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Extremities rubbed and marked, some loss to head of spine, slight splitting to joints. Later bookplates to FEP, minute worm-trail to head of text-block, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20241
MAXWELL, W[illiam] H[amilton]. The life of wellington. London. Bickers & Son, 1883. New edition, revised, condensed and completed. 8vo. viii, [2], With a portrait frontispiece, a further 10 plates in permanent photography, and an engraved folding plan of the Battle of Waterloo. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, upper board, spine, and top-edge heavily sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 16486
SOUTHEY, Robert. The Life of Nelson...with twelve illustrations by westall, printed in woodburytype, plans, &c. London. Bickers and Son, 1883. 8vo. xiv, [2], 351pp, [1]. Frontispiece and a further 13 illustrations, 11 of which are Woodburytypes, one a facsimile of Nelson's signatures, and one a folding plan of the Battle of the Nile. Contemporary gilt-tooled burgundy calf, gilt supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, lower board, spine, and top-edge heavily sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16487
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. [London]. George Routledge and Sons, Limited, [s.d., 1883?] 8vo. In two volumes. xxix, [1], 482; [6], 535pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary decorated paper boards, hand drawn fleur-de-lis motifs in red ink to upper boards, hand-ruled in green, gilt-tooled calf onlays, calf lettering-pieces, all edges red. Lightly dust-soiled. Brocade endpapers, inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I, occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21525
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15149
JENNINGS, A[lfred] Vaughan. The landwasser and the landquart. London. Dulau & Co., [1899]. First offprint edition. 8vo. [1], 260-270pp. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed tan wrappers. Extremities a trifle dust-soiled. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of upper cover: 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21318
BACKHOUSE, William. The History of the Man of God, who was sent from Judah to Bethel; a Caution against Religious Delusion. A sermon preached at the visitation of the archdeacon of ely, in The Church of St. Michael, Cambridge, on Thursday, May 19. 1763. Cambridge. Printed By J. Bentham, Printer to the University; For T. & J. Merrill, 1763. First edition. Quarto. [4], 19pp, [1]. With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Stitched, as issued. Some slight chipping to margins, overall clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21302
VOLTAIRE. The history of charles the twelfth, king of sweden. London. Printed and published by J. F. Dove, [s.d., c.1800] 12mo. 311pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf. A trifle rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21574