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[PENMANSHIP]. The penman's instructor: Or, A Compleat Copy Book Of all the Hands now in Use, To which is added, Correct Copies of the Greek and Hebrew Alphabets. [London]. Printed and Sold at Dicey's Printing-Office, [s.d., c. 1760s] [10]pp. With an engraved title page and a further 11 engraved plates (numbered 1, 9-18, suggesting the absence of seven plates, corroborated by remnants at gutter). Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's powder blue wrappers. Extremities creased and marked, chipping to wrapper edges. Margins shaved, with loss to imprint and occasionally to catch-words and plate numbers, scattered ink-spotting. More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 23321
CROCE, Giulio Cesare. Astuzie sottilissime de bertoldo... Bologna. Nella Stamperia de' Franceschi alla Colomba, [s.d., c. 1780s] 8vo. 71pp, [1]. With a woodcut portrait to title page and a further seven woodcut illustrations in the text. Later patterned paper wrappers. A trifle rubbed. Light damp-staining to foot of text-block, scattered foxing. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24823
[LITTLE, Norman]. [An album of sketches by artist Norman Little]. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [c. 1900-05] Folio. 34 sketches mounted on 19 leaves, one or two to a page (rectos only), pencil or pen & ink with traces of pencil, one with grisaille watercolour wash. Contemporary black half-morocco, green cloth boards, tooled in gilt, stencilled title in black on upper board. worn, with spine deficient. First and final album leaf laid down to form pastedowns, front pastedown with mounted signature of the ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 24147
FERGUSON, James. Tables and tracts, relative to Several Arts and Sciences. London. Printed for A. Millar and T. Cadell, 1767. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 328pp. With three engraved folding plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, early inked ownership inscriptions to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22404
ROSS, Captain Sir John. Memoirs and correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. From original papers in possession of the family. London. Richard Bentley, 1838. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. ix, [1], 440; xi, [1], 438pp.With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and a further seven plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spines sunned. Recent bookplates of Robert J. Hayhurt to both FEPs, plates browned, scattered spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21954
HERD, Richard. Scraps of poetry. An essay on free trade. Kirkby Lonsdale. Printed by Arthur Foster, 1837. First edition. 12mo. [2], ix, [1], 95pp, [1]. Original publisher's dark green cloth, recently expertly rebacked, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Rubbed and marked. Long horizontal tear, naively repaired, to leaf G1 (not touching text), Foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21049
BYROM, John. Miscellaneous Poems. Manchester. Printed by J. Harrop, 1773. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [2], vi, 352; [4], vi, 353pp, [1]. With half-titles. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, all edges red. Rubbed, some splitting to joints, slight loss to head of Vol. I spine. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplates of Jonathan Chetwood to FEPs, with his inked ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, twentieth-century typed booksellers description pasted ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19737
BEWICK, Thomas. A history of British birds. Newcastle. Printed by J. Blackwell and Co., 1847. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxvi, 374, [4]; xxiii, [1], xi, [1], 406pp, [4]. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, later expertly rebacked preserving original spine panels. Lightly rubbed. Early inked ownership inscriptions to both FEPs, scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16563
[ARABIAN NIGHTS]. Lane, Edward William. The thousand and one nights, commonly called in England, The Arabian Night's Entertainments. London. John Murray, 1859. New edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xxx, 555; xii, 578; xii, 704pp. With additional decorative title pages to each volume and numerous wood-engraved vignettes by Thompson, Landells, Green, and others after William Darbey. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Scattered foxing. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15547
ARISTOPHANES. Aristophanis aves. Cum prolegomenis et commentariis edidit J. van Leeuwen J. F. Lugduni-Batavorum [i.e. Leiden]. A. W. Sijthoff, 1902. [6], xv, [1]. 275pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[Together with:] ARISTOPHANES. Aristophanis lysistrata. Cum prolegomenis et commentariis edidit J. van Leeuwen J. F. Lugduni-Batavorum [i.e. Leiden]. A. W. Sijthoff, 1903. [4], xiv, 177pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[And:] ARISTOPHANES. Aristophanis plutus. Cum prolegomenis et commentariis edidit J. van Leeuwen J. F. Lugduni-Batavorum [i.e. Leiden]. A. W. Sijthoff, 1904. [4], xxvi, 182pp. With a half-title.

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£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24841
[MIRABEAU, Victor Riquetti, marquis de]. L'ami des hommes, ou traite de la population. A Avignon. [s.n.], 1756. First duodecimo edition. 12mo. First three parts of six only . 431, [1]; 578, [2]; 577pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscriptions to all titles, very occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21740
BION, [Nicholas]. The construction and principal uses of mathematical instruments... London. Printed for H[enry] W[oodfall] for J. Senex...and W. Taylor, 1723. First edition in English. Folio. vii, [1], 264pp. With 26 engraved folding plates. Title page in red and black. Contemporary panelled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. Lightly rubbed, some spotting and, as often with this work, variable browning to leaves (with the terminal quires 3S-3X especially so). With the armorial bookplate of 'The Right Hon. Charles Viscount Bruce ... More > £ 1,450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22385