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MURRAY, Gilbert. The rise of the Greek epic. Oxford. Clarendon Press, 1911. Second edition. 8vo. 368pp. Contemporary Dulwich College prize binding, gilt-tooled polished red calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24913
HORNE, Thomas Hartwell. A compendious introduction to the study of the Bible. London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1842. Seventh edition, corrected and enlarged. 8vo. xiv, [2], 569pp, [1]. With three engraved folding maps and six engraved vignettes. Handsome contemporary City of London School prize binding, richly gilt-tooled green calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, contrasting red calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, plates browned. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24912
SCOTT, Walter. Peveril of the peak. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1822. First edition. 8vo. In four volumes. Bound by Stephenson of London in contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24926
SHERLOCK, Tho[mas]. Several discourses preached at the temple church. Edinburgh. Printed for J. Dickson, and J. Fairburn, 1789. 12mo. In three volumes. xvii, [7], 329, [1]; [8], 336; [8], 335pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, loss to head of Vol. III spine, corners bumped. Without Vol. I FFEP, More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24909
BOWRING, John. The decimal system in numbers, coins, and accounts: especially with reference to the decimalisation of the currency and accountancy of the United Kingdom. London. Nathaniel Cooke, 1854. First edition. 8vo. [4], 245pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further 21 engraved plates. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, upper joint starting. Early armorial bookplate with initials 'F. M. Y', and recent book-label of Erwin Tomash, to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24911
LESLIE, John. The philosophy of arithmetic; exhibiting a progressive view of the theory and practice of calculation, with tables for the multiplication of numbers as far as one thousand. Edinburgh. Printed by Abernethy & Walter, 1820. Second edition, improved and enlarged. 8vo. [4], 258pp. With a large folding 'extended multiplication table'. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, brown morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting, chipping to lettering-piece. Early armorial bookplate of Somerhill Library, and recent book-label of Erwin Tomash, to FEP, table creased, scattered foxing. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 22528
PEGGE, Samuel. Curialia Miscellanea, or anecdotes of old times; regal, noble, gentilitial, and miscellaneous: including authentic anecdotes of the royal household, and the manners and customs of the court, at an early period of the English history. London. Printed by and for J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1818. First edition. 8vo. lxxxviii, 351pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, a further three engraved plates, and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, recently rebacked, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily rubbed. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing, plates browned. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24910
BARROW, Isaac. A treatise of the Pope's Supremacy. To which is added a discourse Concerning The Unity of the Church. London. Printed by Miles Flesher, for Brabazon Aylmer, 1680. First edition. Quarto. [8], 428, [2], 49pp, [1]. Title page in red and black. 'A discourse concerning the unity of the Church' (Wing B932) has separate title page and pagination beginning quire 4A. Without portrait frontispiece. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, later rebacked. Extremities worn, upper joint split, upper board held by two cords only. Bookplate of the Bath Reference Library to FEP, upper corner of text-block damp-stained, foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15438
FRANCK, Richard. Northern memoirs, calculated for the meridian of Scotland; to which is added, the contemplative and practical angler. Writ in the year 1658... Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1821. New edition. 8vo. [4], 10, l, [2], 379pp. With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, recently expertly rebacked and recornered to style. Boards rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24796
[DODSLEY, Robert]. The preceptor: containing A General Course of Education. Wherein the first principles of polite learning are laid down In a Way most suitable for trying the Genius and advancing the Instruction of youth. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1793. Eighth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. 414, [4]; [2], 560pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and a further 33 engraved plates (many folding). Recent grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Extremities a trifle rubbed and sunned. Scattered foxing. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23769
TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Vicar of Bullhampton. London. Bradbury, Evans, and Co., 1870. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 481pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, a further 22 engraved plates, and 12 engraved vignettes. Contemporary half-calf, brown cloth boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed and sunned. Scattered foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24888
TROLLOPE, Anthony. Ralph the Heir. London. Strahan & Co., 1871. First edition. 8vo. iv, 434pp. With 18 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, brown cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 24889
BANNISTER, J. T.. A survey of the holy land; its geography, history, and destiny. Designed to elucidate the imagery of scripture, and demonstrate the fulfilment of prophecy. Bath. Binns and Goodwin, [s.d., c. 1845] 8vo. xiv, 575pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved vignette to title page, and a further 19 engraved plates (several folding). Contemporary gilt-tooled green calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked. Bookplate of Sylvanus Fox to FEP, plates and title page foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24891
MASERES, Francis. Elements of plane trigonometry. In which is introduced, a dissertation on the Nature and Use of Logarithms. London. Printed by T. Parker, and sold by T. Payne et al., 1760. First edition. 8vo. [4], viii, 471pp, [1]. With 13 engraved pates and a final page of errata. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf, recently rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily rubbed, some surface loss. Contemporary unidentified armorial bookplate, and recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, very occasional ink-spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22505
[CHATTERTON, Thomas]. Poems, supposed to have been written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley, and others, in the fifteenth century. London. Printed for T. Payne and Son, 1777. Second edition. 8vo. xxvii, [1], 307pp, [1]. With an engraved facsimile plate. Contemporary calf-backed, vellum-tipped marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities marked and worn, joints split. Armorial bookplates to FEP and verso of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24864
NASMYTH, James. James Nasmyth, engineer: an autobiography. London. John Murray, 1883. First edition. 8vo. xviii, 456pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, a further nine engraved plates, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24847