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FAIRFAX, Edward. BECKWITH, Thomas. A Discourse of Witchcrafte as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax of Fuistone. Comu Ebor. 1621... [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Folio. Manuscript on paper. [1]ff, [1]ff blank, 118pp. Uncut in eighteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards. A trifle rubbed, some chipping to spine. With the bookplate of 'Thomas Beckwith of York, Painter & F.A.S.' to FEP; the entire work is in Thomas Beckwith's hand. Closed tear to pp.46/7, else internally clean and crisp.

Incipit: 'I present the Xtian Reader a narration of Witchcraft of which I am a ... More >
£ 7,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14267
[LORD COMMISSIONERS OF APPEALS IN PRIZE CAUSES]. [Caption title:] Before the Most Noble and Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Appeals in Prize Causes. The rover, reuben carver, Master. An Appeal from Bermuda...Case on Behalf of the Appellant. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. 5pp, [1]. Docket title to verso of final leaf. ESTC T15718.

[Together with:] [LORD COMMISSIONERS OF APPEALS IN PRIZE CAUSES]. Before the Most Noble and Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Appeals in Prize Causes. Schooner rover, reuben carver, Master...On an Appeal from the Vice-Admiralty Court at bermuda. Respondent's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. 4pp. Docket title to verso of final leaf. ESTC T15719.

[And:] [LORD ... More >
£ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23538
NANSEN, Fridtjof. Vers le pole traduit et abrege par charles rabot. 200 illustrations d'apres photographies et les dessins de l'explorateur. Paris. Ernest Flammarion, Editeur, [1897]. 8vo. viii, 424pp. With original white printed paper wrappers bound in. Finely bound in a twentieth-century designer binding; embossed and onlaid morocco designs to each board, the upper depicting a ship on frozen waters, two huskies, knotted rope and the title 'Vers le Pole', and the lower with two leaves on a stem with a sunset over the waters in the background, each board inset within ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24672
[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. [KEYNES, George?]. The roman martyrologe set forth by the command of pope gregory xiii. and reviewed by the authority of urban viii. Translated out of Latin into English, by G.K. of the Society of Jesus. St. Omers. Thomas Geubels, 1667. The Second Edition, in which are added diverse Saints, put in to the Calender, since the former Impression. Small 8vo. [18], 376pp, [2]. Without the blank +10, but with an additional leaf inserted at end, after Aa4, headed 'A prayer made by Pope Sixtus IV. Who' and featuring the Hail Mary to recto, with a blank verso, not recorded by Wing. Contemporary (treble) blind-ruled calf, later red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, with original metal clasps. Rubbed and slightly worn, with some crackling and creasing to surfaces, ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24673
BION, [Nicholas]. The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments... London. Printed for H[enry] W[oodfall] for J. Senex...and W. Taylor, 1723. First edition in English. Folio. vii, [1], 264pp. With 26 engraved folding plates. Title page in red and black. Contemporary panelled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Lightly rubbed, some spotting and, as often with this work, variable browning to leaves (with the terminal quires 3S-3X especially so). With the armorial bookplate of 'The Right Hon. Charles Viscount Bruce ... More > £ 1,450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22385
[LITTLE, Norman]. [An album of sketches by artist Norman Little]. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [c. 1900-05] Folio. 34 sketches mounted on 19 leaves, one or two to a page (rectos only), pencil or pen & ink with traces of pencil, one with grisaille watercolour wash. Contemporary black half-morocco, green cloth boards, tooled in gilt, stencilled title in black on upper board. worn, with spine deficient. First and final album leaf laid down to form pastedowns, front pastedown with mounted signature of the ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 24147
[GRABER DE HENSO, Jacob; BROOKE, F. C., of Ufford]. Introduction à l’histoire de la famille D’Oria de Gènes. [Florence]. [s.n., s.d., but C19th] 8vo. Manuscript, on paper, ff. [4], [1], 31, [11], first 4 and last 11 blank. Manuscript, on blue paper, black-brown ink, c.16 lines per full page, only written on recto. Large, hand-coloured coat of arms of D’Oria tipped-in as frontispiece. First leaf minimally soiled and foxed at margins. A very good copy in 19th-century half vellum over marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt-lettered morocco label, lower edges ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 22439
KOESTLER, Arthur. Spanish testament. London. Victor Gollancz, 1937. First edition. 8vo. 384pp. Original publisher's black cloth, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, edges spotted, dustwrapper a trifle soiled, chipping to corners and head and foot of sunned spine. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 23539
[PENMANSHIP]. The penman's instructor: Or, A Compleat Copy Book Of all the Hands now in Use, To which is added, Correct Copies of the Greek and Hebrew Alphabets. [London]. Printed and Sold at Dicey's Printing-Office, [s.d., c. 1760s] [10]pp. With an engraved title page and a further 11 engraved plates (numbered 1, 9-18, suggesting the absence of seven plates, corroborated by remnants at gutter). Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's powder blue wrappers. Extremities creased and marked, chipping to wrapper edges. Margins shaved, with loss to imprint and occasionally to catch-words and plate numbers, scattered ink-spotting. More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 23321
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom: a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, [1935]. First trade edition. Quarto. No. 40 of a limited edition of 750. 672pp. With a photogravure portrait frontispiece of Lawrence (from the plaster bust by Eric Kennington), 53 plates (four in colour), and four folding maps. Partially unopened in original publisher's tan pigskin-backed buckram boards, T.E.G, others uncut. Without dustwrapper. Spine heavily rubbed, corners bumped. Patterned endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 24648
[ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH]. Missale romanum Ex decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum... Antuerpiae [i.e. Antwerp]. Ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1631. [64], 580, cxix, [5]. Printed throughout in red and black. With an engraved vignette to title and nine full-page engraved illustrations in the text. Includes music in Gregorian notation.

[Bound with:] Missae propriae festorum ordinis fratrum minorum... Antuerpiae [i.e. Antwerp]. Ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1631. 31pp, [1]. Printed throughout in red and black. With an engraved vignette to title. Includes music in Gregorian notation. ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 24670
STILLINGFLEET, Edward. An answer To several late treatises, Occasioned by a Book entituled a discourse Concerning the idolatry Practised in the Church of Rome, and The Hazard of Salvation in the Communion of it. London. Printed by R[obert] W[hite] for Henry Mortlock, 1673. [90], 291pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf. ESTC R564, Wing S5559.

[Uniformly bound with:] STILLINGFLEET, Edward. A Second discourse in vindication of the Protestant Grounds of Faith, Against the Pretence of Infallibility In the Roman Church... London. Printed by R[obert] W[hite] for H[enry] Mortlock, 1673. [16], 295-695pp, [3]. ESTC R12158, Wing S5559. With an initial imprimatur leaf and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 16387
BELLAMY, Thomas. Alfred, eller tiggargossen. Örebro. Nils Magnus Lindh, 1804. First edition in Swedish. 12mo. In three volumes. 132; 172; 168pp. Uncut in contemporary (original?) marbled paper boards, later rebacked in marbled paper, early paper labels, with manuscript shelf marks, to spines. Extremities worn, extensive surface loss to spines. Inked ownership inscriptions and shelf-marks to head of all titles, occasional closed tears and paper repairs to gutter margins. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 18477
JOHNSTONE, Walter. A series of letters, descriptive of prince edward island, in the gulph of st. laurence, addressed to the rev. john wightman, minister of kirkmahoe, dumfries-shire. Dumfries. Printed for the Author, by J. Swan, 1822. First edition. 72pp.

[And:] [34 further early nineteenth-century ecclesiastical and devotional tracts].

12mo. Near contemporary green cloth. Extremities lightly marked. Pastedowns sprung, upper board held by two cords only, single leaf detached, else internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 17387
[ROYAL NAVY]. Standing orders. Channel squadron. 1884. [London]. [Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode...For Her Majesty's Stationary Office, [1884]. Folio. 80pp. With numerous interleaved and pasted in manuscript additions (and one manuscript addition in some form of reproduction - perhaps by lithography?). Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. Rubbed to extremities, marked to boards, some marking, staining and creasing to text, endpapers. Inscribed 'No. 60' to FEP and 'Capt. Britten. Private' to FFEP. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 24658
MANNI, Domenico M[aria]. Le veglie piacevoli... Venezia [i.e. Venice]. Negozio Zatta, 1762-63 Second edition. 8vo. Four volumes bound as one. 94; 96; 96; 72pp. With an engraved frontispiece to VOl. I. Handsomely by by Riviere in later gilt-tooled Spanish patterned calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Frederick Earnshaw Marshall to FEP, armorial bookplates of Sylvester Lord Glenbervie and Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, and twentieth-century inked ownership inscription, to front blank fly-leaves, ... More > £ 600.00 Antiquates Ref. 20711
[BIBLE - English, Games]. The Bible Treasure-Seekers' Game: or, Play Concordance. A Sunday Diversion for the Young: Spiritual Profit for the Old. Affords a happy hour of healthful intellectual exercise in the Home; the Sunday School, the Christian Endeavour Society, &c. Birmingham. C. Caswell, [s.d., c.1880?] Box dimensions 145 x 95 mm. 12 packs of printed biblical reference cards, grouped thematically and numbered sequentially in the order of the Biblical Books, each contained within a lettered paper wrapper: Sword, Heart, Fruit, Sheep - each with 32 cards; Tree, Mother - each with 28 cards; Grass - with 27 cards (perhaps missing one?); Lion - with 26 cards; Sacrifice, Redemption, Money, Dew - each with 24 cards. With ... More > £ 540.00 Antiquates Ref. 21901
VELEZ DE GUEVARA, Luis.. El diablo cojuelo, verdades sonadas y novelas de la otra vida, traducidas a estaa por Luis Velez de Guevara. Anadido el fin con ocho Enigmas curiosos y dos Novelas. Madrid. En la Imprenta del Consejo de Indias, 1785. 8vo. [12], 257pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled cat's paw calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, early inked ownership inscription of Josh. Pitt, Cirencester to verso of FFEP, scattered spotting. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19677