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CARLYLE, Thomas. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great. London. Chapman and Hall, 1858-65 First editions. 8vo. In six volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues to Vols. II, III, and IV. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed, marked, and sunned, top-edges dusty. Very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. Inked presentation inscriptions to FFEPs of Vols. I, III, and V. Vol. I signed and inscribed: 'To Dr Russell, ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21096
CAMDEN, William. Britannia sive florentissimorum regnorum, angliae, scotiae, hibernae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Authore Guilielmo Camdeno. Nunc postremò recognita, & magna accessione post Germanicam aeditionem adaucta. Londini, [i.e. London]. impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. Fifth edition. Quarto. [16], 324, 327-642, 645-719, 718-831pp, [27], 30pp, [2]. With terminal blank and two folded leaves of maps; included in the pagination are the extra-engraved title (misbound, along with A2, between A6/7) and ten full-page engraved illustrations, of coins, antiquities (such as Stonehenge and a map of Ireland).

Handsomely bound in late seventeenth-century/early eighteenth- century blind-panelled polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering- piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21189
[BIBLE - English, Authorized version]. The holy bible, containing The Old Testament and the new: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, And with the Former translations Diligently Compared and Revision. By His Majesty's Special Command. London. Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty.., 1723. [800]pp. ESTC T81309, Herbert 965 (without the separately published plates mentioned there).

[Bound with:] DOWNAME, John. A Brief concordance... London. Printed by D. Leach..., 1726. [54]pp, without terminal (blank?) leaf. ESTC T82284.

Folio. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, richly panelled in gilt, with two metal clasps, rebacked to style, with original contrasting morocco lettering-piece laid down. New endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, surfaces, four small ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17711
MARKHAM, [Gervase]. Markhams farwell to husbandry or, The inriching of all sorts of Barren and Sterill Grounds in our Kingdome, to be as fruitfull in all manner of Graine, Pulse, and Grasse as the best Grounds whatsoever: Together with the anoyances, and preservation of all Graine and Seede, from one yeare to many yeares. As also a Husbandly Computation of Men and Cattels dayly Labours, their Expences, Charges, and uttermost Profits... London. Printed by J. B. for Roger Jackson, 1620. First edition. Quarto. [8], 160pp. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in polished marbled-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamp of Lawes Agricultural Trust to FEP, very occasional small worm-holes to margins. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19200
DRUMMOND, William. The poems of william drummond of hawthornden. Printed at Edinburgh. [Printed for the The Maitland Club, by Ballantyne and Co.], 1832. Quarto. [8], xxiv, 418pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait, title, and leaf of autograph manuscript facsimile. Exquisitely bound in nineteenth-century gilt panelled red crushed morocco, with spine and boards richly decorated (the former with an elaborate combination of scallop, by J. Wright, with their stamp to verso of FFEP. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. A trifle marked, with very light shelf-wear to extremities; beautifully preserved. Internally immaculate, but ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20829
DREXEL, Jeremias. DUNSTER, Samuel. . The considerations of drexelius upon eternity. Made English from the Latin. London. Printed by J. Rawlins, and J. Pickard, for D. Brown.., 1710. First edition. 8vo. [16], 231pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece and nine further engraved plates. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting morocco lettering piece, neatly recornered, and rebacked with the original spine laid down. Modern bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP. Light wear, occasional marking to the (very generous) margins. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Ex dono authoris' to head of title. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 14612
COLES, Elisha. A dictionary, english-latin, and latin-english, Containing All things Necessary for the Translating of either Language into the other... London. Printed by John Richardson, for Peter Parker, 1677. First edition. Quarto. [880]pp. Text printed in three columns. Imprimatur on verso of title page: 'Imprimatur, October, 16th. 1676. G. Jane'. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities marked and discoloured. Upper hinge exposed, recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, early partially deleted inked ownership inscription 'Johannes (?)' to head of title page, RFEP sprung, occasional spotting, very light damp-staining to latter half of text-block. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 20288
FALKNER, William. Two treatises. The First, Concerning Reproaching and Censure: The Second, An Answer to Mr Serjeant's Sure-footing. To which are annexed three sermons Preached upon several Occasions, and very useful for these Times. London. Printed for Richard Chiswell, 1684. Quarto. [14], 596pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Later gilt-tooled panelled black morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, manuscript shelf reference to fore-edge of title page, small hole to margin of leaf N3, very occasional spotting. Shelf-label of Gawdy Hall Library, and recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst, to FEP, earlier armorial bookplate of ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15304
[BRYDGES, Egerton, Sir]. Le forester, a novel. London. Printed for J. White...by T. Bensley, 1802. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 294; [2], 250; [2], 226pp. Contemporary calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Mr. Warren to all FFEPs, tear to leaf H8 of Vol. I (touching text, without loss), small paper flaw to leaf C4 of Vol. II (not touching text), loss to upper corners of leaves F7-8 of same, ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18432
CAVERHILL, John. An explanation of the seventy weeks of daniel, and of the several sections of these seventy weeks: in which is shown, That the Dates of the Historical Events that were to ascertain the various Aera's of the Prophecy have been intentionally mistated in Josephus, to prevent the Application of the Weeks to Christ as the Messiah...to which is added an exposition of the chronology of the jewish judges. With tables illustrating both subjects. London. Printed for T. Evans, 1777. Sole edition. 8vo. [2], 219pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, rebacked and recornered, with new contrasting lettering-piece. Rubbed, cover marked and leather darkened; 'G.E. Colebrook' faintly scratched onto upper board. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To the Revd. Mr Harper, from the author' to verso of FFEP; with the recipient Rev. Samuel Harper's armorial bookplate (with the motto 'Sibi quisque dat') to FEP. Very occasional neat pencilled annotations/underlining. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20022
COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A view of the state of the nation, and of the measures of the last five years... London. Printed for J. J. Stockdale, 1811. viii, 180pp.

[Bound with:] COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A letter to lord grenville on the sinking fund. London. John Murray 1828. viii, 136pp. With a half-title Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title: 'From the Author'.

[And:] [EAST INDIA COMPANY COURT OF DIRECTORS]. Hints respecting the negociation for a renewal of the East-India Company's Exclusive Privileges... London. Printed for Black, Parry and Co., 1812. 21pp, ... More >
£ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 13553
ALEXANDER, William. The eight beatitudes st. matthew, Chap V.. London. Published Jan. 1st 1822, by W. Alexander, Engraver and Printer to Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Clarence, [1822]. Oblong Quarto. [6]pp. With 10 engraved plates, including the engraved title-page. Subscriber's copy. Handsomely bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind, lettered 'MAJOR GENERAL SIR HERBERT TAYLOR' to upper board, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Internally immaculate. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16888
[CRICKET]. D'URFEY, Thomas. The Richmond Heiress: or, a Woman Once in the Right . A comedy, acted At the theatre royal, By Their Majesties Servants. London. Printed for Samuel Briscoe, 1693. First edition. Quarto. [8], 32, 29-36, 41-64pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. Variant setting, the title page has 'Royal' spelled correctly and 'by Mr. D'Urfey', the line beneath the author statement is unbroken, the stage direction reads to leaf H4v reads 'Cunnington'. Recent calf-backed, tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Light shelf-wear. Leaves toned, small burn-hole to leaf C2, short tear to leaf F3 (touching text without loss), occasional ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19458
[BRISTOL POLICE]. A comprehensive abstract of the three bristol police, and regulation acts, passed if the Fifth Sessions of the Sixteenth Parliament of great britain, And the twenty-eight Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the IIId. King of Great Britain, &c. &c. Anno Domini, 1788. Bristol. Printed by G. Routh, for Sam. Johnson, [s.d., 1788?] Sole edition. 8vo in 4s. 73pp, [1]. Twentieth-century cloth, gilt. Early printer's waste wrappers bound in; with original stab-stitching holes visible throughout. Small paper flaw to H4, without loss of sense. Ink inscription to verso of wrapper at front. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22064
[EMERSON, William]. The elements of geometry. In which, The principal Propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others, are demonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, A Collection of useful Geometircal Problems. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1763. First edition. viii, 183pp, [1]. With 14 engraved folding plates. ESTC T77181.

[Bound with:] [EMERSON, William]. The doctrine of proportion, arithmetical and geometrical. Together with a general Method of arguing by proportional Quantities. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1763. First edition. iv, 32pp. ESTC T77180.

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, upper joint split at head. Some ink-spotting ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14614
CRUIKSHANK, George. A re-issue of scraps and sketches, from the original plates...part one. London. Published for the artist by Arthur Arnold, [1875]. Oblong quarto. [4]pp. With 38 hand-coloured etched vignettes, on 6 plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed wrappers. Rubbed and marked, gutta percha perished and text block detached from boards. Some spotting to endpapers, short marginal tear to FFEP and title. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title: 'To Mrs E.J. Morton, with the compliments, & best wishes of Geo. Cruikshank. April 30th 1875', and later inscribed in a ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16526
[ACTS - England and Wales]. Anno Regni gulielmi et mariae, regis & reginae Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae, sexto... London. Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb deceas'd, Printers to the King and Queens most Excellent Majesties, 1694 [i.e. 1695] Folio. 238, [2], 243-326, [2], 331-346, [2], 351-378, [2], 383-474, [2], 479-515pp, [5]. Complete despite erratic pagination. Title from title page of first statute. Each act has its own general title page; the imprint date is given as 1694 for the first four statutes and the regnal year is given as 'sexto'; the rest of the statutes are dated 1695 and have regnal years 'sexto & ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17775
CAMDEN, William. Annales rerum anglicarum, et hibernicarum, regnante elizabetha ad annum saltus M.D.LXXXIX. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis Guilielmi Stansbii, Impensis Simonis Watersoni, 1615. First edition. Folio. [8], 499pp, [21]. Without two initial blank leaves and terminal errata leaf. Leaf A2 misprinted A3. Leaf B1 a cancel, as issued. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, some loss to head and foot of spine, splitting to joints, upper board working loose, chipping to lettering-piece. Ownership inscriptions of 'C. L. Eastwick, 1924' to FEP and head of title-page, very occasional browning/spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14586