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JOHNSTON, George. A history of british sponges and lithophytes. Edinburgh. W. H. Lizars, 1842. First edition. 8vo. xii, 264pp. With 25 partially hand-coloured engraved plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, slight surface loss to upper joint and foot of spine.Very occasional spotting, plates foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page: 'George Dunlop from his affc. uncle / the author'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16958
SHERIDAN, Charles Francis.. A History of the Late Revolution in Sweden: Containing An Account of the Transactions of the Three Last Diets of That Country; Preceded By a Short Abstract of the Swedish History, So Far as Was Necessary to Lay Open the True Caufes of That Remarkable Eve. Dublin. Printed By M.Mills, 1778. First Dublin edition. 8vo. [4], 443pp. Contemporary sheep with contrasting morocco lettering piece, gilt. Worn with some splitting to spine, occasional staining to text. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 10492
GOUGH, John. A history of the people called quakers. From their first Rise to the present Time. Compiled from Authentic Records, and from the Writings of that People. Dublin. Printed for Robert Jackson, 1789. First edition. 8vo. In four volumes. x, [1], 293, 298-546, [10]; [2], 557, [11]; 536, [10]; 573pp, [7]. Vol. IV dated 1790. Complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, spots of marking, sympathetic surface repair to upper board of Vol. IV. Book-labels of Norfolk Quaker Henry Birkbeck, Jun. to all FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of Joseph Gurney to head of all title-pages, ... More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 16151
AITON, William. A History of the rencounter at Drumclog, and Battle at Bothwell Bridge, in the month of June, 1679, With an account of what is correct, and what is fictitious in the "Tales of my Landlord," respecting these engagements, and reflections on political subjects. Hamilton. Printed by W. M. Borthwick and Co., 1821. First edition. 8vo. [2], 131pp, [2]. With half-title and an engraved folding frontispiece depicting the field of battle. Disbound, leaves uncut. Ink stain to edge of quires, creasing to leaves throughout, short tear to gutter margin of final leaf repaired with clear tape, occasional spots of foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12158
NIETZSCHE, Frederic. Ainsi parlait zarathoustra. Paris. Georges Cres et Cie., 1919. 12mo. ix, [1], 448pp, [2]. With a half-title and a portrait frontispiece. Extra-illustrated with an additional hand-painted title page, eight full-page hand-painted original designs in gouache, and two full-page hand-painted original designs for the binding by A. J. Powilewicz. Contemporary vellum, painted decoration in red, green, yellow, blue, and gilt, T.E.G., original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Boards a trifle bowed. Decorative hand-painted endpapers, internally ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20134
A MOTHER. [BUDDEN, Maria Elizabeth]. A key to knowledge; or, things in common use. Simply and shortly explained in a series of dialogues. London. Printed for J. Harris and Son, 1820. Third edition. 12mo. viii, 172pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's red roan-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to bumped corners. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, slight loss to lower corner of leaf N5, very occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20985
[BAKER, Pacificus]. A lenten monitor to christians, in Pious Thoughts, Moral Reflections, and Devout Aspirations, on the gospels, For every Day in lent, from Ash-Wednesday to Easter-Tuesday inclusive. London. Printed and Sold by J. Marmaduke, 1755. First edition. 12mo. xii, 364pp, [2]. With one of two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, ink annotation to title-page, with slightest of loss to margin, leaves a trifle toned, occasional spotting, clear tape repairs to gutter margins of final gathering More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 16231
[WYNDHAM, William, Sir]. A letter From a Absented Member to a Friend at Westminster, Shewing his reasons for retiring into the Country upon the present Situation of the Affairs of Great Britain. London. Printed for J. Standen, 1739. First edition. 8vo. [2], 5-26pp. Without half-title. Recent two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Minor wear to extremities. Inked ownership inscription and slight loss to head of title, lightly dust-soiled/toned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21654
[HANWAY, Jonas]. A letter from a member marine society of the marine society. Shewing the Piety, Generosity, and Utility of their design, with respect to the sea-service, at this important Crisis. Addressed to all true friends of their country. London. Printed and sold by J. Waugh et al., 1757. Fourth edition. 8vo. [4], 117pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Title in red and black. Near contemporary gilt-tooled polished calf. Lightly rubbed and marked, cracking to joints, upper board detached, loss to head of spine. Loss to FEP from earlier removal of bookplate, light spotting to frontispiece and title-page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 18020
WESTON, J. Webbe, EYRE, Francis, and SHELDON, William. A letter from J. Webbe Weston, Francis Eyre, and William Sheldon, Esqrs. to the Gentlemen at whose desire they accepted the office of mediators between the Vicars Apostolic and the Gentlemen of the Late Catholic Committee.. London. Printed By J. P. Coghlan, 1792. First edition. Large quarto. [2], 26pp. Contemporary paper wrappers, stitched as issued. Wrappers slightly dusty with occasional marks and softened edges. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19151
MILES, W[illiam] A[ugustus]. A letter to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; with a sketch of the prospect before him, appendix, and notes. London. Printed for J. Bell, 1808. First edition. 8vo. xx, [1], 22-264pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, joints cracked, slight loss to head of spine. Occasional foxing, marginal shaving to leaves Y and Kk3, ink ruling to text of p.254 and p.255, paper flaw causing two very small holes to O6, touching text but with no loss of sense. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13239