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[EYRE, Francis]. A short essay on the christian religion, descriptive of the advantages which have accrued to society by the establishment of it, as contrasted with the manners and customs of mankind before that happy period... London. Printed by J. P. Coghlan, 1795. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 140pp. With a half-title. Uncut, stitched as issued in original publisher's blue wrappers. Title in manuscript to upper cover, wrappers creased, substantial loss to spine panel. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19006
THOMPSON, G.. A sentimental tour, collected from a variety of occurrences, from Newbiggin, near Penrith, Cumberland, to London, By War of Cambridge; And from London, to Newbiggin, By Way of Oxford, &c. Penrith. Printed by Anthony Soulby, for the Author, 1798. First edition. 12mo. xii, 300pp. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Rubbed, with slight loss, marking and evidence of partially removed paper covering to spine. Occasional marginal marking, conjugate leaves S3-4 detached. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18351
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
SAVILE, George, First Marquess of Halifax. A character of king charles the second: and Political, Moral and Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections. London. Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, 1750. First edition. 8vo. [8], 183pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, some loss to head of spine, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplate of John Peyto Verney Ld. Willoughby de Broke to FEP, armorial bookplate of Robert John Verney to recto of FFEP, FFEp working-loose, manuscript shelf references to head of title page, lightly spotted. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21496
[ALBERONI, Giulio]. The Political Testament of cardinal julius alberoni. Exhibiting A General View of the Politics and Interests of the several Courts of Europe. Extracted from different Memoirs, Letters, and other Papers of his eminence. To which is prefixed A Short Account of the cardinal's life. Translated from the Italian. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1753. First edition in English. 8vo. xxxii, 343pp, [1]. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to head of spine. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to title-page; 'Ex Dono Ja Goodlast Campbele Jany. 18, 1754', else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14620
SHIERCLIFF, E[dward]. The Bristol and Hotwell guide; or, Useful Entertaining Pocket Companion For all Persons residing at, or resorting to Bristol, the Hotwell, or their Vicinities: containing An Historical Account of the ancient and present State of that Opulent City: also, Of the Hotwell from its first Discovery; The Nature, Properties and Effects of its medicinal water...to which is added A Description of Clifton... Bristol. Printed by Bulgin and Rosser for E. Shiercliff et al., 1789. First edition. 8vo. [4], 119pp. With an engraved folding frontispiece. Without the plate of the 'Arabis stricta', as issued (a note in the errata makes clear that it could not be completed in time for publication and would be sent out to purchasers separately). Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, calf lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and marked, some loss to lettering-piece. Occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17611
AGAR, William. Military devotion: or, the Soldier's Duty to god, His prince and his country. Containing Fourteen sermons Preached at the Camps near Blandford and Dorchester, A. D. 1756 and 1757... London. Printed for the Author, And Sold by P. Brindley et al., [1758]. First edition. 8vo. [10], 291pp, [6], xxxii. Contemporary speckled calf, ruled in gilt. Extremities rubbed, without lettering-piece, joints split, upper board held by cords only, loss to head of spine. Contemporary and later bookplates/labels to FEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19533
SMOLLETT, T[obias]. The expedition of humphry clinker. London. Printed for the Proprietors, by J. F. Dove, 1825. 12mo. x, [1], 12-380pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary green morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21570