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BUCHAN, John. Sir Walter Raleigh. London. Thomas Nelson and Sons, [1911]. First edition. Quarto. [2], 236, 4pp. With a colour frontispiece, one further colour plate, numerous illustrations in the text by Gabriel Gifford, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's gilt-stamped cream cloth, colour portrait pasted to upper board. Marked and a trfile rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to half-title: 'Gerald / with love from / John / Nov: 1911'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 23473
TREVELYAN, R. C.. Poems and fables. London. Printed and published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, 1925. First edition. 8vo. 23pp, [1]. Original publisher's marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Extremities rubbed, chipping to spine. Scattered foxing. Contemporary ownership inscription of Italian-born British poet and civil servant Humbert Wolfe (1885-1940) to recto of FFEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24170
WIST, Ki. ADIE. Nos quatre 9 libres d'Amour. Bruxelles [i.e. Brussels]. Editions Henriquez, 1964. First edition. 8vo. 1 of 45 copies printed. [22]pp. Leaves loosely inserted into original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Lightly damp-stained. Presentation copy, inked inscription to front blank fly-leaf: 'Un joyeux Noel 1969 / A Monsieur & Madame / Charles - / Tres cordialements / Ki Wist / Adie'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24168
LOGAN, William. Observations on the effects of sea water in the scurvy and scrophula: in which A new Theory of those Diseases is attempted; with some Reasons why Bathing in Fresh Water must be much superior to that of the Sea. London. Printed for E. and C. Dilly, 1771. Second edition. 8vo. [4], 45pp, [1]. Recent grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. A clean and crisp copy. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17583
[NELSON, Admiral Horatio]. The British Navy Triumphant! Being copies of the London Gazettes extraordinary; containing the accounts of the glorious victories obtained...over the French fleet, by Admiral Lord Howe...1794; the Spanish fleet, by Admiral Sir J. Jervis...1797; the Dutch fleet, by Admiral A. Duncan...1797; and again over the French fleet, by R. Adm. Sir H. Nelson...1798. Oxford. [s.n.], 1798. First edition. 8vo. 28pp. With a half-title. Stitched in later powder blue wrappers. Bookplate of R. C. Fixke of Morningthorpe Manor to verso of upper wrapper, leaves a trifle browned, overall a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24148
SELDEN, J[ohn]. The Historie of tithes That is, The Practice of payment of them. The Positive laws made for them. The opinions touching the Right of them. A review of it Is also annext, which both Confirmes it an directs in the Use of it. [London]. [s.n.], 1618. First edition. Quarto. [6], xxii, [12], 491pp, [5]. Title page in red and black. Contemporary calf, later rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards marked and worn. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, small tape repair and remnant of armorial bookplate to verso of title page. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20751
COOPER, Thomas. Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil pene in eo desyderari possit, quod vel Latine complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglice, toties aucta Eliotae Bibliotheca: opera & industria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenensis... Impressum Londini [i.e. London]. [in aedibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham], 1584. Folio. [1712]pp. Without initial and final blank. In this edition the title page has device with a chained bear, standing upright; line 12 of title ends 'cogni-'. Contemporary panelled calf, recently expertly rebacked and recornered to style, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and marked with some later calf repairs. Later inked ownership inscriptions of Matthew Wren to recto of FFEP and title page, some worming, damp-staining ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 12230
JARROLD, T[homas]. An enquiry into the causes of the Curvature of the Spine, with suggestions as to the best means of preventing, or when formed, of removing the lateral curvature. London. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Co. et al., [1823]. First edition. 8vo. xxii, 147pp, [3]. With two engraved plates. Errata slip pasted to FEP. Original publisher's drab boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and a trifle marked, chipping to head and foot of spine. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to half-title: 'J. Rymer Esq. / with the respects / of the Author'. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17388
BINET, Alfred. Psychologie des grands calculateurs et joueurs d'echecs. Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1894. First edition. 8vo. viii, 364, 8pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's printed wrappers. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Extremities rubbed and chipped, upper wrapper working-loose. Hinges naively reinforced with later cloth, book-label of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper, ink-stamp to half-title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22551
GRAVES, Robert. PODRO, Joshua. The nazarene gospel by robert graves and joshua podro: Being part III (text only) of their nazarene gospel restored. London. Cassell and Company, 1955. First edition. 8vo. xii, 175pp, [1]. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper dulled and sunned. Internally immaculate, A near fine copy. Inked inscription to FFEP: 'To Leanne and Frank / with love / Joshua / 3 March 1955'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23465