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ALEXANDER, William. The eight beatitudes st. matthew, Chap V.. London. Published Jan. 1st 1822, by W. Alexander, Engraver and Printer to Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Clarence, [1822]. Oblong Quarto. [6]pp. With 10 engraved plates, including the engraved title-page. Subscriber's copy. Handsomely bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind, lettered 'MAJOR GENERAL SIR HERBERT TAYLOR' to upper board, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Internally immaculate. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16888
CRUIKSHANK, George. A re-issue of scraps and sketches, from the original plates...part one. London. Published for the artist by Arthur Arnold, [1875]. Oblong quarto. [4]pp. With 38 hand-coloured etched vignettes, on 6 plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed wrappers. Rubbed and marked, gutta percha perished and text block detached from boards. Some spotting to endpapers, short marginal tear to FFEP and title. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title: 'To Mrs E.J. Morton, with the compliments, & best wishes of Geo. Cruikshank. April 30th 1875', and later inscribed in a ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16526
CARLYLE, Thomas. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great. London. Chapman and Hall, 1858-65 First editions. 8vo. In six volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues to Vols. II, III, and IV. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed, marked, and sunned, top-edges dusty. Very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. Inked presentation inscriptions to FFEPs of Vols. I, III, and V. Vol. I signed and inscribed: 'To Dr Russell, ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21096
[TALES]. Tales for home reading. London and Edinburgh. William and Robert Chambers, 1869. 8vo. 224pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. FFEP torn away, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22121
TOMKINSON, [William]. The Diary of a Cavalry Officer in the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign 1809-1815. London. Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1895. Second edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 356pp. With a photogravure portrait frontispiece, a further two photogravure plates, and five folding maps. Original publisher's red cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, a trifle cocked, spine sunned. Later armorial bookplate of the Baron's Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to recto of FFEP, inked ownership inscription of of G. Robertson to verso of FFEP, leaves toned, first gathering ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22252
[ACTS - England and Wales]. Anno Regni gulielmi et mariae, regis & reginae Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae, sexto... London. Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb deceas'd, Printers to the King and Queens most Excellent Majesties, 1694 [i.e. 1695] Folio. 238, [2], 243-326, [2], 331-346, [2], 351-378, [2], 383-474, [2], 479-515pp, [5]. Complete despite erratic pagination. Title from title page of first statute. Each act has its own general title page; the imprint date is given as 1694 for the first four statutes and the regnal year is given as 'sexto'; the rest of the statutes are dated 1695 and have regnal years 'sexto & ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17775
CAMDEN, William. Annales rerum anglicarum, et hibernicarum, regnante elizabetha ad annum saltus M.D.LXXXIX. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis Guilielmi Stansbii, Impensis Simonis Watersoni, 1615. First edition. Folio. [8], 499pp, [21]. Without two initial blank leaves and terminal errata leaf. Leaf A2 misprinted A3. Leaf B1 a cancel, as issued. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, some loss to head and foot of spine, splitting to joints, upper board working loose, chipping to lettering-piece. Ownership inscriptions of 'C. L. Eastwick, 1924' to FEP and head of title-page, very occasional browning/spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14586
DRUMMOND, William. The poems of william drummond of hawthornden. Printed at Edinburgh. [Printed for the The Maitland Club, by Ballantyne and Co.], 1832. Quarto. [8], xxiv, 418pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait, title, and leaf of autograph manuscript facsimile. Exquisitely bound in nineteenth-century gilt panelled red crushed morocco, with spine and boards richly decorated (the former with an elaborate combination of scallop, by J. Wright, with their stamp to verso of FFEP. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. A trifle marked, with very light shelf-wear to extremities; beautifully preserved. Internally immaculate, but ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20829
FALKNER, William. Two treatises. The First, Concerning Reproaching and Censure: The Second, An Answer to Mr Serjeant's Sure-footing. To which are annexed three sermons Preached upon several Occasions, and very useful for these Times. London. Printed for Richard Chiswell, 1684. Quarto. [14], 596pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Later gilt-tooled panelled black morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, manuscript shelf reference to fore-edge of title page, small hole to margin of leaf N3, very occasional spotting. Shelf-label of Gawdy Hall Library, and recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst, to FEP, earlier armorial bookplate of ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15304
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
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Revolt in the desert. New York. George H. Doran Company, 1927. First American trade edition. 8vo. xvi, [4], 335pp, [1]. Pictorial endpapers after Kennington; with 16 plates and a folding map. Partially unopened in original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper (horse variant). Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper heavily worn and marked, with substantial loss and several tape repairs. Short tear to margin of p.9-10, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22256
SOUTHEY, Robert. The life of nelson. London. George Routledge & Sons, [s.d., c.1908] 8vo. 353pp, [1]. With numerous illustrations in the text by W. H. Overend. Bound by Relfe Brothers of London in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Prize binding of Market Harborough Grammar School, with their gilt supralibros to upper board. Rubbed and marked, spine sunned, chipping to lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 12535
BATES, H. E.. The Darling Buds of May. London. Michael Joseph, 1958. First edition. 8vo. 157pp, [1]. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, a trifle cocked. edges spotted, chipping and some short tears to dustwrapper. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22250
[ACTS - King George III - QUARANTINE]. An act (passed 12th March 1805,) for making further provision for the effectual performance of quarantine; and also An Order in Council, Dated 5th April 1805. London. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1805. First edition. Quarto. 86pp, [60]. Contemporary blind ruled tan calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some scuffing, joints just starting. Contemporary armorial bookplate (with motto "Vive revicturus") to FEP. Occasional marginal loss, else internally immaculate. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 18928