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BEATTIE, James. The minstrel; or, the progress of genius: and Other Poems. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1827. 12mo. xiv, 176pp. With an additional engraved title page and a further five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, pencilled annotations to front blank fly-leaves, occasional inked highlighting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21569
[BEGBIE'S HELIOSTAT]. A description of begbie's heliostat. Bangalore. Printed at the Morning Star Press, 15, Infantry Lines. October 1885 Second edition. [2], 23pp, [1]. With a folding lithographed diagram, with three figures, at end. Stitched within original tan printed paper wrappers. Some tearing and chipping to wrappers. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18699
BEKKER, Balthazar. The World Bewitch'd; or, An Examination of the Common Opinions concerning spirits: Their Nature, Power, Administration, and Operations. As also, The Effects Men are able to produce by their Communication. Divided into IV Parts...Translated from a French Copy, approved of and subscribed by the Author's own Hand. [London]. Printed for R. Baldwin, 1695. First English edition. 12mo. [84]. 264pp. With blank A1, and half-title. Contemporary speckled sheep, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed, upper board a trifle warped, small chip at head of spine, else a clean copy. Without RFEP, manuscript shelfmarks to FFEP, with the bookplate of 'The Most Honble.William Marquis of Lothian' to both FEP and REP. More > £ 3,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 17111
[BIBLE - English Authorised Version]. The book of Ruth. London. The Nonesuch Press, 1923. Limited edition. 8vo. Limited edition, no. 56 of 250 copies printed. [18]pp. Printed in two colours throughout, text in black, borders, after Bernard Salomon, printed in sienna. Original publisher's batik on paper covered boards, blue paper slipcase with decorated lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Internally immaculate. A fine copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21558
[BOBBILI]. RANGA ROW BADHADUR, Sir Venkata Swetachalapati. A revised and enlarged account of the Bobbili Zemindari. Madras. Printed by Addison & Co., 1900. Revised edition. 8vo in 4s. [4], 185pp, [1]. With a terminal folding genealogical table. Original publisher's blind- stamped pebbled-cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Spine and joints a trifle faded, chipping at head and foot. A few minor marginal worm-tracks to preliminaries. Presentation copy, inscribed 'The Hon. (?). H. Bradley, with the compliments of the Maharajah of Bobbili. 22/8/1901, Madras' to initial blank. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21414
BOOTHBY, Guy. Doctor Nikola. London. Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1896]. First edition. 8vo. viii, 322pp, [4]. With a black and white frontispiece, 21 plates, and numerous illustrations in the text by Stanley L. Wood, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, illustrated colour inlays bordered in gilt to upper board and spine. Rubbed, and lightly marked, spine sunned. Endpapers browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16929
BOSSUET, [Jacques-Benigne]. Discours sur l'histoire universelle. A Paris. De l'Imprimerie et de la Fonderie Stereotypes de Pierre Didot L'Aine, 1803. Edition stereotype. 12mo. In three volumes. [6], 257, [1]; [2], 283, [1]; [3], 6-298pp, [2]. Without half-titles. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, tooled and lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscriptions of Mary Virginia to head of all titles, foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21567
BOWLES, W[illiam] Lisle. Scenes and shadows of days departed: a narrative accompanied with poems of youth and some other poems of melancholy and fancy in the journey of life from youth to age. London. William Pickering, 1837. First edition. [3], vi-xlv, [1], 118pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece.

[Bound with:] BOWLES, Caroline. The birth-day; a poem, in three parts: to which are added, occasional verses. Edinburgh. William Blackwood and Sons, 1836. First edition. [4], ii, 288pp.

12mo. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked, A.E.G. Boards rubbed. Recent book-label of James Stevens Cox to FEP, offsetting to first title, else internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21562
BUNYAN, John. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come, delivered under The Similitude of a Dream... London. David Bogue, [s.d., c.1850] 8vo. xcii, [8], 440pp. With an engraved half-title, an engraved portrait frontispiece, and numerous engraved illustrations and vignettes in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled dark brown morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, frontispiece foxed, offsetting to title, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21549
BURNS, Robert. Poems, chiefly in the scottish dialect. Kilmarnock [i.e. Toronto]. Printed by John Wilson [i.e. Printed by James McKie for J. Campbell], 1786 [i.e. 1870] 8vo. 240pp. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Extremities marked and lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by James Mckie to verso of title page. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13780
BYSSHE, Edward. The art of English poetry. Containing, I. Rules for making Verses. II. A Collection of the most Natural, Agreeable and Sublime Thoughts, viz. Allusions, Similes, Descriptions and Characters of Persons and Things that are to be found in the best English Poets. III. A Dictionary of Rhymes. London. Printed for A. Bettesworth, J. Osborn, etc, 1725. Seventh edition, corrected and enlarged. 12mo. Two volumes. [8], 40, 280; 288, x, 38pp. Contemporary English panelled calf, with volume numerals lettered in gilt directly to spine, paper title labels in the compartment beneath. A trifle rubbed, bumping to corners with a little leather loss, some loss to head of spine and short cracks to joints of Vol I. Early inked numeral to FFEP, Vol I. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21195