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[DIXON, Margaret]. M.D.C.. Chronicles of christopher columbus a poem in twelve cantos. London. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, 1882. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 315pp, [1]. With half-title, featuring a presentation inscription in the author's hand 'To Joshua Dixon, Sepr. 30th 1882'. Finely bound in contemporary green morocco, elaborately gilt-stamped, with monogram initials 'JD' to centre of upper board. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and bumped, corners slightly exposed. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 23845
DOUVILLE, J. V.. The speaking french grammar, forming a collection of colloquial essays particularly adapted to render the Speaking of French easy to english persons: in sixty lessons. London. Published by the Author...by Boosey and Sons et al., 1827. 8vo. x, [2], 412pp. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and browned, loss and tearing to head of spine, joints split. Contemporary printed advertisement for 'Mr. Douville's Terms for teaching the French language' pasted to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23329
[PLYMOUTH SOUND]. Interesting particulars, relative to that great national undertaking, the breakwater, Now constructing in Plymouth Sound... Devon. Printed for, and sold by J. Johns, [1821]. First edition. 34pp. With three folding engraved plates (two hand-coloured).

[Bound after:] BENTHAM, Samuel, Sir. Services rendered in the civil department of the navy, in investigating and bringing to official notice, abuses and imperfections... [London]. [J. G. Barnard], 1813. xvi, [4], 188pp.

[And:] [BENTHAM, Samuel, Sir]. [Caption title:] Answers to the Comptroller's Objections, &c. &c. [London].[R. Edwards], [1800]. 127pp, [1].

[And:] [BENTHAM, Samuel, Sir]. [Description of a ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20610
[BURNET], Gilbert. A discourse of the pastoral care. London. Printed for Dan. Midwinter...and Benj. Cowse, 1713. Third edition, with a new preface suited to the present time; and some other additions.. 8vo. [30], xxii, 244pp (and 16 blank leaves inserted between L4/5). Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Bookplate and shelf-marks of the Bath Reference Library to recto of FFEP, lightly spotted, with occasional minute marginal wormtracks. With a printed presentation leaf, apparently produced specially for this volume, inserted at the beginning of the text block, reading 'For / Mr Giles Hill / Of Oriel College ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15394
DAVIS, J[oseph] B[arnard]. A popular manual of the art of preserving health; embracing the subjects of diet, air, exercise, gymnastics, general and physical education, occupations, bathing, clothing, ventilation, etc. etc. London. Whittaker and Co., 1836. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [1], 504pp. Original publisher's dark green cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, slight shipping to lettering-piece. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Mr. Hy. Frieman, / with the Author's kind regards / and best wishes, / Jan. 13, 1837'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20905
[JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond]. Sketches of the last naval war. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxvii, [3], 240, 32; [4], 300pp. With nine engraved folding charts/maps predominantly depicting the battles of St. Vincent and Trafalgar. Original publisher's blind-stamped burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Later bookplates of R. C. Fiske to both FEPs, occasional spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23826
STEELE, Richard, Sir. An account of the fish-pool: Consisting of A Description of the Vessel so call'd, lately invented and built for the Importation of Fish alive, and in good Health, from Parts however distant...Likewise, A Description of the Carriage intended for the Conveyance of Fish by Land, in the same good Condition as in the Fish-Pool by Sea. London. Printed and sold by H. Meere, 1718. First edition. vii, [1], 60pp. With numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. ESTC T18823.

[Bound after:] CERRI, [Urbano]. STEELE, Richard, Sir [translator]. An account Of the state of the Roman-Catholick Religion Throughout the World... London. Printed for J. Roberts, 1715. First edition in English. [2], lxxviii, viii, 197, [1], x pp. Very occasional early annotations to margins. ESTC T57998.

[And:] [ERKSINE, John]. A letter from the Earl ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 23160
BROCKLEHURST, Thomas Unett. Mexico to-day: a country with a great future, and a glance at the prehistoric remains and antiquities of the montezumas. London. John Murray, 1883. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 259pp, [1]. With an illustrated colour frontispiece and a further 54 illustrated plates from sketches by the author. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Binding cocked, lightly rubbed and with some soiling to lower board, chipping to head and foot of spine. Book-label of Sir Philip l. Brocklehurst to FEP, frontispiece detached, long tears to leaves A3 and A4 - naively repaired ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23735
CUMBERLAND, Richard. Calvary; or the death of christ. A poem, in eight books. London. Printed by Luke Hansard, 1800. New edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [2], 171, [1]; [2], 169pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece to both volumes, a further seven engraved plates, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements to Vol. II. Contemporary gilt-ruled straight-grain navy morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent book-labels of John Sparrow to verso of both FFEPs, foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23862
[LIGHT HORSE VOLUNTEERS]. General regulations and instructions for the Light-horse Volunteers of London & Westminster. [London]. Printed for the Corps, by Bunney, thompson, and Co., 1797. Second edition, with alterations and additions. 24mo. vii, [1], 232, [5], 238-264, [8], 277-281pp, [1]. With six leaves (partially misbound), blank but comprehended in the pagination. Contemporary gilt-ruled dark green calf, A.E.G. Rubbed, marked, and bumped. Marbled endpapers, very occasional inked corrections to text. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23156
HARE, Christopher.. Bayard: the good knight without fear and without reproach. London. J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, [s.d., 1925?] 8vo. 127pp, [1]. With an illustrated coloured frontispiece, and a further illustrated coloured plates by Herbert Cole. Original publisher’s pictorial blue cloth, stamped in gilt. A trifle rubbed and cocked. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22425
SHELLABARGER, Samuel. The Chevalier Bayard: A Study in Fading Chivalry. London. Skeffington & Sons, Ltd., [1928]. 8vo. xiii, [1], 391pp, [1]. With a black and white photographic frontispiece and a further 14 black and white plates. Original publisher’s pictorial black cloth, stamped in gilt and red. Lightly rubbed and marked. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22431
BRINGER, Rodolphe. Le Bon Chevalier Bayard. Paris. Pierre Lafitte & Cie., [1913]. 8vo. 80pp. With numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher’s pictorial paper boards, gilt. Rubbed and a trifle bumped, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22415
HARE, Christopher. The story of bayard: the good knight without fear and without reproach. London. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1911. 8vo. xvi, 256pp. With an illustrated colour frontispiece, and a further seven illustrated colour plates by Herbert Cole. Handsome contemporary gilt-tooled calf prize binding by Riviere & Son for the Southport Centre, Cambridge (with their arms to upper board) A.E.G. Minor shelf-wear, Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22416