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[SMITH, Charles], [HARRIS, Walter]. The Antient and Present State of the County of Down. Containing A Chorographical Description, with the Natural and Civil History of the same... Dublin. Printed by A. Reilly, For Edward Exshaw, 1744. First edition. 8vo. xx, 271pp, [21]. With a large engraved folding map. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Later armorial bookplate to FEP M.A. of Dublin, and a member of the Irish Bar, Daniel De La Cherois (1825- 1905) of Donaghadee, County Down, inked ownership inscription to head of title: 'Danl. De La Cherois / Donaghadee 29 Decr. 1859', typed note (signed by De La ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 30940
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. Catalogue de livres rares Dont la Vente se sera le Lundi 13 Mars 1786 & jours suivants, trois heures de relevée, en l'une des Salles de l'Hôtel de Bullion, rue Plâtriere. Par Guillaume de Bure, Fils aîné. Paris. Chez G. de Bure, 1786. First edition. xii, 259, [1], 26pp. With an index of authors. Priced in a contemporary hand throughout.

[Bound with:] Prix des livres rares, dont la vente s'est faite le lundi 20 mars 1786, en l'une des salles de l'Hôtel de Bullion... [Paris], [s.n.], [1786]. 32pp, [4].

8vo. Contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed, wear to head of spine and upper joint, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22577
A MODERN ANTIQUE [BYRON, Medora Gordon]. Celia in search of a husband. London. Printed at the Minerva Press, For A. K. Newman and Co., 1809. Second edition. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. viii, 322; [4], 306pp, [2]. With a terminal leaf of publisher's advertisements. Modern brown cloth. A trifle rubbed and marked. Small hole to leaf Q7 of Vol. I - touching text without loss of sense, scattered spotting. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 30831
[ALMANACS]. ANDREWS, William. Strange News from the Stars: or, an ephemeris For the year, 1705... London. Printed for J. Wilde, 1705. 48pp. Title page and calendar in red and black.

[Bound with:] COLE, Tho[mas]. Ouranologia. Being an ephemeris of the Motion of Celestial Bodies for the Year of our Lord 1705... London. Printed by B. M., 1695 [i.e. 1705]. [32], 16pp. Title page and calendar in red and black. First word of title transliterated from the Greek.

[And:] COLEY, Henry. Merlinus Anglicus Junior: or, the starry ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 25240
[SALDERN, Friedrich Christoph von]. Elements of tacticks, and introduction to military evolutions for the infantry: by A celebrated Prussian General. London. Printed for the author, 1787. First edition in English. 8vo. xvi, 334pp, [4]. With. a half-tile, 18 engraved folding plates, a leaf of errata, and a terminal leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, marbled paper boards, black calf lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Plate margins a trifle browned and dusty. Recently dispersed from the Cottlesloe Military Library 'probably the most extensive private collection of early printed books focused on military matters', with the bookplate of Thomas ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22980
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
[WEDGWOOD, Josiah]. [Josiah Wedgwood & Sons pattern book]. [Stoke-on-Trent?]. [s.n.], [s.d., c. 1900] 39 colour lithographed plates. Staple bound in original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in white to upper board. Extremities heavily rubbed and marked, cocked. Decorated endpapers, text-block attached to binding by upper hinge only, staples rusted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 30833
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
CURWEN, J[ohn] C[hristian]. Hints on agricultural subjects, and on the best means of improving the condition of the labouring classes. London. Printed for J. Johnson, 1809. Second edtion. 8vo. xxiv, 385pp, [3]. With a half-title, an aquatint frontispiece, five engraved plates on four sheets, and four folding letterpress tables. Uncut in original publisher's grey boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting, loss to lettering-piece. Armorial bookplate of Sir Thomas Hesketh (1825-1872) and later shelf-label of Easton Neston Library (obscuring bookseller's ticket) to FEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 31038
[LITURGY - Italian]. Il libro Delle Preghiere Publiche ed Amministrazione de' Sacramenti, ed Altri Riti e Cerimonie della Chiesa, Secondo l'uso della chiesa anglicana; Insieme col saltero over i salmidi david, Come hanno da esser recitati nelle chiese. Londra [i.e London]. Si vende da Gio. Wilcox, 1733. 12mo. [648], 24pp. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Extremities worn, loss to head- and tail-caps, upper board held by cords only. Slight loss to gutter of leaf B1, title browned, intermittent light dampstaining. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 27937
SEYER, Samuel. Principles of christianity. Bristol. Printed by J. Rudhall, 1796. First edition. 8vo. 79pp, [1]. Contemporary sheep, tooled in gilt and blind, later rebacked preserving contemporary backstrip. Rubbed, scored, surface loss to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to FEP: 'Bartlet Goodrich / 4. Sep. 1803'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 30912
MARMONTEL, [Jean-Francois]. Memoirs of marmontel, written by himself: containing his literary and political life, and anecdotes of the principle characters of the eighteenth century. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme...and John Murray, 1805. First edition in English. 12mo. In four volumes. Contemporary green diced calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, spines dulled. Very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 26365
[CANNING, George]. Poetry of the anti-jacobin. London. Printed for J. W. Bulwer and Co., 1800. Second edition. 8vo. [6], 240pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled green straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine dulled. Armorial bookplate of Richard Arkwright to FEP, scattered spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 28352