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[HICKES, George]. An Apologetical Vindication of the Church of England: in answer To Those who reproach Her with the english heresies and schisms, Or suspect her not to be a Catholick Church, Upon their Account. London. Printed for Walter Kettilby, 1687. First edition. Quarto. [8], 96pp. With an initial imprimatur leaf. Recent orange wrappers, title in manuscript to upper wrapper. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to verso of upper wrapper, stab-stitch holes to gutters, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21585
[POETICAL EXTRACTS]. Twenty Six Choice Poetical Extracts selected from Celebrated Authors, and Printed from copper plates Engraved Expressly for the Work, Each embellished with a Beautiful Vignette, Illustrative of the Subject. London. Published by Robert Miller [s.d., c.1820] First edition. 12mo. Engraved title page, 27 engraved leaves printed on rectos only, 12pp of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green roan-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, some surface loss to boards, worm-hole to upper joint. Hinges exposed, contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, small worm-trail running through lower margins, horizontal tears to two leaves (touching text), foxed and dust-soiled. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21577
VOLTAIRE. The history of charles the twelfth, king of sweden. London. Printed and published by J. F. Dove, [s.d., c.1800] 12mo. 311pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf. A trifle rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21574
WAUGH, Evelyn. Wine in peace and war. London. Saccone & Speed Limited, [1947]. First edition. 8vo. 77pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's pictorial paper boards. With plain glassine dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to FEP, leaves toned and foxed. More > £ 65.00 Antiquates Ref. 21568
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
GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. Faust: A Tragedy. London. Ward, Lock, and Co., 1889. Authorised edition. 8vo. xxviii, 636pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further 13 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities marked, lightly rubbed and scored. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscriptions to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21564
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
MORGAN, Louisa. Baron bruno; or, the unbelieving philosopher, And other fairy Stories. London. Macmillan and Co., 1875. First edition. 8vo. [6], 259pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and a further six engraved plates by R. Caldecott. Without terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Contemporary green morocco, stamped in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21561
[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
CATULLUS. Catulli carmina: the poems of catullus. London. The Piazza Press: issued to subscriber's by Peter Davies, 1929. Limited edition. 8vo. Limited edition, no. 476 of 500 copies printed on Italian mould-made paper. xvi, 215pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and English text. With an illustrated frontispiece and a further seven illustrated plates by Vera Willoughby. Original publisher's vellum, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle discoloured. Bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to FEP, internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21556
MARTIN, Theodore. Memoir of william edmondstoune aytoun. Edinburgh. William Blackwood and Sons, 1867. First edition. 8vo. [2], vii, [1], 363pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Partially unopened in later red half-morocco, red cloth boards, ruled and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Scottish-American industrialist Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21555
LEES-MILNE, James. Harold nicolson: a biography. London. Chatto & Windus, 1980. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [12], 429, [1]; [12], 403pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a further 44 line and photographic illustrations. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrappers. Extremities a trifle marked. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP of Vol. I, else internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21554
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
SHENSTONE, William. The works, In verse and prose. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1777. Fifth edition. 8vo. In three volumes. 332, [4]; vii, 343, [1]; viii, 360pp. With engraved frontispieces to Vols. I and II, an engraved folding map to Vol. II, and two final publisher's advertisement leaves to Vol. I. The title of Vol. III reads: 'The works...Containing letters to particular friends, from the year 1739 to 1763. A new edition'. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting black and green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12188
SOTHERN, J. W. M.. "Verbal" notes and sketches for marine engineers. A manual of Marine Engineering practice. Glasgow. James Munro & Co. Limited, 1915. Eighth edition, enlarged. 8vo. One volume bound as two. [3], vi-xxvii, [1], 334; 335-676pp, [4]. With half-title, a photographic folding frontispiece, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Profusely illustrated with folding diagrams on glassine paper, photographic plates, and line-drawings in the text. Later half-calf, navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, marking to boards. Half-title and frontispiece detached with chipping and creasing to margins, three folding plates and ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14673
DANCE, Col Sir C.W.. A letter to his grace to duke of wellington...on the application of steam power to civil and military purposes. London. James Ridgway and Sons, 1837. First edition. 8vo. [2], 26pp. Stitched, as issued. Worn, with some tearing, marking, small hole to final leaf (without loss of sense).

[With:] [An archive of manuscript and printed ephemera relating to Dance, his military service, friendship with the Duke of Wellington, and his descendants].

- Military documents, letters and ephemera: including a bilingual pass, signed by Wellington, permitting Major Dance to 'go by post Horses' from Portalegre ... More >
£ 3,600.00 Antiquates Ref. 17181