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RERESBY, Tamworth. A collection of letters, Extracted from the most Celebrated French authors. Viz. The Chevalier de Mere, Boursault, Fontenelle, Balzac, Count Buffy, Voiture, Costar, Boileau. Adorn'd with that Variety of Subjects, as will not serve only for the entertainment of those who have made some advances in the French Language, but also for their Instruction in a polite manner of writing. Made English by Tamworth Reresby, Esq. London. Printed by T. Howlatt, for J. Graves, 1715. First edition. 8vo. [16], 309pp, [10]. With five preliminary contents leaves (Aa-5) bound at end. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rubbed, with some surface loss, short split to upper joint at head of spine. Early ink inscription 'Glynn' to FEP, some browning/marginal staining to text. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17083
[BALLADS]. A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most Ancient Copies Extant. With introductions Historical, Critical, or Humorous. London. Printed for J. Roberts et al., 1723. Second edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], viii, [2], 287, [1]; [4], xi, [5], 266, [2]; [4], xii, [6], 263pp, [1]. Vol. I is the second edition, Vols. II and III first editions, with the latter printed in 1725. Title leaf of Vol. III a cancel. With half-titles, an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a further 42 engraved plates – with the frequently mutilated or removed ‘Swimming ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 18162
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. A Collection of Poems: Viz The Temple of Death By The Marquis of Normanby... With Several Original Poems Never Before Printed, By The Earl of Roscommon, The Earl of Rochester..... London. Printed for Daniel Brown...and Benjamin Tooke, 1701. First Edition. 8vo. [8], 453pp, [3]. With three terminal advertisment pages. Recent blue morocco, gilt titling to spine, spine slightly faded. Slight marking to prelims, staining to R5 and R6. Very occasional marginal ink stains, marginal loss at corners of H3 and H4, not touching text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 9979
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. A Collection of poems Written upon several occasions By several persons. With many Additions, Never before in Print. London. Printed for Tho. Collins and John Ford...and Will. Cademan, 1673. Second edition. 8vo. [6], 128, 131-185pp, [1]. Recased in contemporary blind-ruled sheep, later gilt lettering to spine. New endpapers. Late eighteenth-century Porkington Library shelf label to FEP, early ink inscription of 'Ellen Owen' to head of title. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spine a trifle faded and creased. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15004
[LOCKE, John - Misattributions]. A Common-place Book to the holy bible: or, the Scriptures Sufficiency Practicall Demonstrated. Wherein Whatsoever is contain'd in Scripture, Respecting Doctrine, Worship, or Manners, is reduced to its Proper Head: Weighty Cases Resolved, Truths Confirmed, difficult Texts Illustrated, and Explained by others more plain. London. Printed by Edw. Jones, for Awnsham and John Churchill, 1697. Third edition. Quarto. [16], 310, [10]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary blind-panelled speckled calf, neatly rebacked and recornered in brown morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Binding a trifle rubbed and a little marked, new endpapers. Small rust hole to G3, without loss of sense, else a crisp and clean copy. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 12749
HODGKIN, John. A companion to hodgkin's introduction to writing and grammar; intended To save the Time of Teachers, and to assist Parents in examining the Progress of their Children in these branches of Education. London. Printed for Harvey and Darton, 1827-8. Second edition. 12mo. In two parts, in two volumes. 23pp, [1]; viii, 70pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's grey paper wrappers. Slightly rubbed at spine, upper joint of the second volume partially torn.
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£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 15306
[VICKERS, William]. A Companion to the Altar: Shewing the Nature and Necessity of a Sacramental Preparation, In order to our Worthy Receiving the Holy Communion... London. Printed for John Beecroft, 1768. 8vo. [3], 6-55pp, [1]. With an engraved plate and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-ruled straight- grain black morocco, 'Honble. Thomas Windsor' in gilt to upper board, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, upper hinge reinforced, lower hinge exposed, minute worm-trail to lower corners, inked inscription to verso of FFEP: 'Plymouth 1837', very occasional manuscript corrections/deletions to text, manuscript extract from John 11:25 to foot ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17526
[VICKERS, William]. A Companion to the Altar: Shewing the Nature and Necessity of a Sacramental Preparation, In order to our worthy receiving the holy communion... London. Printed by Assignment from E. Parker for John Beecroft, [1748]. 12mo. [2], 68pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title page. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, attractive morocco book-label of M. Powell (dated 1782) to FEP, upper margins shaved - occasional loss to running-title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19535
[MAIR, John]. A compendious geographical and historical grammar: exhibiting a brief survey of the terraqueous globe; and shewing, The Situation, Extent, Boundaries, and Divisions of the various Countries; their Chief Towns, Mountains, Rivers, Climates, and Productions; their Governments, Revenues, Commerce, and their Sea and Land Forces... London. Printed for W. Peacock and Sons, 1802. Second edition. 12mo. xxviii, 408pp, [8]. With 13 engraved folding maps hand-coloured in outline, the first bound as frontispiece. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Spine and edges rubbed, slight cracking to boards, some surface loss. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to recto of FFEP, offsetting to title, occasional foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13116
HEISTER, Lorenz. A compendium of the practice of physic. London. Printed for J. Payne, 1757. First edition in English. 8vo. [2], ii, [4], 501pp, [3]. With three terminal advertisement pages. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, worming to head of upper joint, loss to lettering-piece. Loss to blank free endpaper, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16407
DOCTOR OF THE CIVIL LAWS. A Compleat History of the Cevennees... London. Printed for Nich. Cox, 1703. First edition. 8vo. [24], 168, 177-216pp. Text complete despite erratic pagination (or indeed the absence of leaves M5-N8, as noted by ESTC). Contemporary speckled sheep, recently rebacked, new morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Book-label of Wiston Old Rectory to FEP, small burn-hole to text of leaf I8 - without loss of sense, very occasional chipping to margins, browning and foxing to text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18709
[BRISTOL POLICE]. A comprehensive abstract of the three bristol police, and regulation acts, passed if the Fifth Sessions of the Sixteenth Parliament of great britain, And the twenty-eight Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the IIId. King of Great Britain, &c. &c. Anno Domini, 1788. Bristol. Printed by G. Routh, for Sam. Johnson, [s.d., 1788?] Sole edition. 8vo in 4s. 73pp, [1]. Twentieth-century cloth, gilt. Early printer's waste wrappers bound in; with original stab-stitching holes visible throughout. Small paper flaw to H4, without loss of sense. Ink inscription to verso of wrapper at front. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22064
[BIRMINGHAM]. A concise history of Birmingham, containing an account of its ancient state, and the latest improvements: together with a statement of the arrival and departure of the mails, stage coaches, waggons, &c. &c. The whole forming a complete guide to the inhabitant and stranger. Birmingham. Printed by and for R. Jabet...and J. P. Lucas, 1808. Fourth edition. 8vo. xviii, 78pp. With an engraved folding map bound as frontispiece, and three engraved plates. Original publisher's printed paper boards, later rebacked in grey cloth. Rubbed, with some surface loss, corners bumped. Hinges exposed, ink ownership inscriptions to FEP of 'John Turner' and 'H. R. Brownwich / 1886', else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14294
[PLUMPTRE, John]. A concise view of the history of religious knowledge, from the creation of the world to the establishment of christianity. Intended as an introduction For young persons and others... Kidderminster. Printed by G. Gower, 1795. Second edition. 12mo. [2], 210pp, [6]. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, slightest of splitting to joints. Deleted ink gift inscription to FEP, loss to top corner of FFEP, ink ownership inscription to recto of blank fly-leaf, horizontal tear to L2, not touching text, occasional light spotting and browning. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13499
BROWN, John. A concordance to the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament. London. Printed for Mathews and Leigh, 1811. 12mo. [4], 231pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Light damp-staining to frontispiece, offsetting to title page, short tears to leaves I6 (p.107-8) and P2-3 (p.169-172), foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20401
CARROLL, William Henry. A copious practical index to the several statutes enacted in the 33d, 35th, 37th, part of the 40th, 43d, 45th, 51st, and 57th years of king george III for the regulation of contested elections in ireland, as far as relate to the elections of members to serve in the imperial parliament for counties and cities only. Dublin. Printed by George Grierson and John Rowe Power, 1818. Second edition. 8vo. 254pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to lettering-piece. Very occasional slight marginal chipping, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17543