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SPELMAN, Henry. De sepultura. London. Printed by Robert Young, 1641. Quarto. [2], 38pp. Without final (blank) leaf. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, leaves toned, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22202
LYNN, Surgeon-Major. A short history of wesleyan methodism on the armagh circuit, compiled from valuable and authentic manuscripts, never before published. Belfast. Allen, Son, & Allen, 1885. Second edition. 8vo. 68pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities worn and heavily marked. Upper hinge exposed, foxed, occasional brief inked annotations. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Colonel Stanley with the kindest regards of the Author'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21962
[ARMAGH]. Report of a meeting of the protestant inhabitants of the County of Armagh, Assembled in the Court-House of Armagh, on Wednesday the 24th January, 1827, for the purpose of petitioning parliament against further concessions to the roman catholics. Newry. Printed by Alexander Peacock, Telegraph Office, 1827. 12mo in 6s. 60pp. Stitched within original blue paper wrappers. Slightly rubbed, wrappers and title a trifle marked, else a crisp copy in the original state. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22437
A MUNSTER FARMER [O'SULLIVAN, Mortimer]. Captain rock detected: or, the origin and character of the recent disturbances, and the causes, both moral and political, of the present alarming condition of the south and west of ireland, fully and fairly considered and exposed. London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1824. First edition. 12mo. [2], 450pp. Contemporary burgundy half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers foxed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22267
[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
[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
COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A view of the state of the nation, and of the measures of the last five years... London. Printed for J. J. Stockdale, 1811. viii, 180pp.

[Bound with:] COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A letter to lord grenville on the sinking fund. London. John Murray 1828. viii, 136pp. With a half-title Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title: 'From the Author'.

[And:] [EAST INDIA COMPANY COURT OF DIRECTORS]. Hints respecting the negociation for a renewal of the East-India Company's Exclusive Privileges... London. Printed for Black, Parry and Co., 1812. 21pp, ... More >
£ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 13553
[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
[ACTS - England and Wales, Commonwealth]. An Act for an assessment at the rate of one hundred and twenty thousand pounds by the moneth for six moneths, from the twenty fifth day of December 1653. to the twenty fourth day of Iune then next ensuing; towards the maintenance of the armies and navies of this Commonwealth. . London. Printed by John Field, 1653. Folio. [2], 263-339pp, [1]. Also issued as part of a through-paged folio set, though this uncut copy was clearly part of the separate issue. Armorial woodcut to title. Uncut. Disbound, with remains of original stitching. First and final leaves dust-soiled, final leaf detached, margins frayed, occasional spotting, later inscription 'one of these in catalogue' to head of title. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 12372
[CEBES]. Kebetos Thebaiou pinax. Cebetis Thebani Tabula. Nova versione, in puerorum usus, donata, et selectioribus criticorum notis illustrata. Accedit quoque elegantissima Ludovici Odaxii versio; Necnon Notae, & Index Verborum locupletissimus. Opera Thomae Johnson, M.A. Londini [i.e. London]. Impensis Authoris, 1720. 8vo. [4], ii, [6], 179pp, [25]. With a half-title. The first three words are transliterated from the Greek. Parallel Latin and Greek texts. Contemporary speckled calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slightly chipped at head of spine, paper shelf-labels to top and bottom spine compartments. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. The Macclesfield copy, with the armorial 'South Library' bookplate ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19152
COKE, Sir Edward. TROTMAN, Edward. Haec epitome undecim librorum relationum honoratissimi et docti viri Edvardi Coke Mil. defuncti, quondam capital' justic' placitor' coram ipso Rege tenend', & Regiae Majestati a sanctioribus consiliis, cum venia reverendorum & honoratissimorum judicum praelo commissa fuit: et ho opusculum Edvardus Trotman Armig' Interioris Templi socius, in lege apprenticius, honorabili societati ejusdem hospitii (cujus voto idem editum fuit) merito dedicat, et optat quod hoc compendium non sit alicui lectori dispendium. Londini [i.e. London]. Excus-per assignat. J. More Armigeri, 1640. First edition. 8vo. [10], 579pp, [1]. Without initial leaf (blank but for signature-mark). Contemporary blind- ruled calf. Extremities marked and worn, slight surface loss to lower board, remnant of later paper label to head of spine. Pastedowns sprung, early inked ownership inscription and manuscript shelf references to front endpapers, later inked ownership inscription of ‘Jms. Aspinall’ to title, single manuscript annotation to p.6, occasional spotting. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 16087
[ACTS - GEORGE III]. Anno quadragesimo quarto georgii III. regis. Cap. LIV. An Act to consolidate and amend the Provisions of the several Acts relating to Corps of Yeomanry and Volunteers in Great Britain; and to make further Regulations relating thereto. - [5th June 1804]. [Edinburgh]. [William Blackwood and Sons], [1848]. 8vo. 32pp. Stitched, as issued. Central horizontal fold, lightly dust-soiled, inked ownership inscription of Sir John Orde to head of title page. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21537
HAWTREY, R[alph] G[eorge]. Currency and credit. London. Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 1928. Third edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 477pp, [1]. Original publisher's olive green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22150