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DOCTOR OF THE CIVIL LAWS. A Compleat History of the Cevennees... London. Printed for Nich. Cox, 1703. First edition. 8vo. [24], 168, 177-216pp. Text complete despite erratic pagination (or indeed the absence of leaves M5-N8, as noted by ESTC). Contemporary speckled sheep, recently rebacked, new morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Book-label of Wiston Old Rectory to FEP, small burn-hole to text of leaf I8 - without loss of sense, very occasional chipping to margins, browning and foxing to text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18709
[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
ELIOT, George. Adam bede. Leipzig. Bernard Tauchnitz, 1859. 8vo. [iii]-vi, 389, [1]; [iii]-vi, 334pp. Without half-titles or tipped-in errata slip. Contemporary gilt-tooled black half-calf, grey cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to head of first title page, very occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22156
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
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of the officers of the army and marines, with an index; a succession of colonels; and a list of the officers of the army and marines on half-pay. Also with an index. [London]. [s.n.], [1792]. Fortieth edition. 8vo. [2], 438pp. With a final leaf of errata. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and book-label of William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel to FEP, leaf Ff1 browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20616
GARDNER, Brian. Allenby. London. Cassell, 1965. First edition. 8vo. xx, 314pp. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear. A fine copy. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22185
D'ISRAELI, I[saac]. Amenities of literature, consisting of sketches and characters of english literature. London. Edward Moxon, 1841. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xii, 372; vi, 429, [1]; vi, 420pp. With half-titles. Handsoomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. Inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I: 'Edith Coleridge / 1887 / from the books of her dear / Uncle Derwent Coleridge', with her calling card tipped-in beneath. Obituary ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20317
[ACTS - England and Wales, Commonwealth]. An Act for an assessment at the rate of one hundred and twenty thousand pounds by the moneth for six moneths, from the twenty fifth day of December 1653. to the twenty fourth day of Iune then next ensuing; towards the maintenance of the armies and navies of this Commonwealth. . London. Printed by John Field, 1653. Folio. [2], 263-339pp, [1]. Also issued as part of a through-paged folio set, though this uncut copy was clearly part of the separate issue. Armorial woodcut to title. Uncut. Disbound, with remains of original stitching. First and final leaves dust-soiled, final leaf detached, margins frayed, occasional spotting, later inscription 'one of these in catalogue' to head of title. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 12372
[ACTS - King George III - QUARANTINE]. An act (passed 12th March 1805,) for making further provision for the effectual performance of quarantine; and also An Order in Council, Dated 5th April 1805. London. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1805. First edition. Quarto. 86pp, [60]. Contemporary blind ruled tan calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some scuffing, joints just starting. Contemporary armorial bookplate (with motto "Vive revicturus") to FEP. Occasional marginal loss, else internally immaculate. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 18928
COLES, E[lisha]. An English Dictionary, explaining The Difficult Terms that are used in Divinity, Husbandry, Physick, Philosophy, Law, Navigation, Mathematics, and other Arts and Sciences... London. Printed for J. Walthoe et al., 1732. 8vo. [336]pp. Text printed in three columns. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities heavily worn and marked, leather separating from boards, worming to foot of spine. Without FEP, inked numerals to verso of FFEP, damp-staining to leaf F2, worm-trail to upper corners of a majority of text-block, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 21593
[MONOGRAMS]. A New Book of Cyphers, Wherein the Various Combination of the Alphabet are Ornamentally dispos'd in the present Taste. Extreemly useful to every Person wanting of using such Decorations. London. Printed for Carrington Bowles...and Robert Sayer, [s.d., 1773?] First edition. 8vo. [1], 58 leaves. Engraved throughout, on rectos only. Later half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamp of the Assay Office Library Birmingham to verso of FFEP, occasional damp-staining to margins, small worm-trail to lower corners of first half of text-block (naive paper repairs to title and first leaf, early inked ownership inscription of Joseph Johnson to verso of final ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21758
[PRESBYTERIANISM]. A new edition of Some scarce Papers, fit to be bound up with several Sermons and Pamphlets lately preached and published; shewing The Harmony of the present Presbyterians in Scotland, with the Principles and Practices of their Ancestors in former Times. [Edinburgh]. [s.l.], 1746. 8vo. 32pp. Variant omitting 'stitch'd in blue paper' following price in brackets. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Gutter of title browned, lightly spotted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22074
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
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
[ACTS - GEORGE III]. Anno quadragesimo quarto georgii III. regis. Cap. LIV. An Act to consolidate and amend the Provisions of the several Acts relating to Corps of Yeomanry and Volunteers in Great Britain; and to make further Regulations relating thereto. - [5th June 1804]. [Edinburgh]. [William Blackwood and Sons], [1848]. 8vo. 32pp. Stitched, as issued. Central horizontal fold, lightly dust-soiled, inked ownership inscription of Sir John Orde to head of title page. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21537