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PLUTARCH. Plutarch's morals by way of abstract: Done from the Greek. London. Printed for J. Nicholson and W. Newton et al., 1707. 8vo. [6], 424pp, [4]. In this issue of the 1707 edition, the imprint begins 'Printed for J. Nicholson', and there is an additional preliminary leaf with an address to the reader. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, joints split. Early inked ownership inscription of John Rogers to head of title, light damp-staining to gutter of final gathering. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 25105
CICERO, Marcus Tullius. M. T. Ciceronis de officiis libri tres, Cato major, Laelius, paradoxa, somnium scipionis. Oxoniae [i.e. Oxford]. e Theatro Sheldoniano...Prostant venales apud Sam. Wilmot Bibliopol. Oxon, 1729. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition]. 8vo. [8], 326pp, [32]. Contemporary blind-tooled calf. Rubbed and heavily marked. Pastedowns sprung, later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, very occasional later inked annotations and highlights to text, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25104
BOWRING, John. The decimal system in numbers, coins, and accounts: especially with reference to the decimalisation of the currency and accountancy of the United Kingdom. London. Nathaniel Cooke, 1854. First edition. 8vo. [4], 245pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further 21 engraved plates. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, upper joint starting. Early armorial bookplate with initials 'F. M. Y', and recent book-label of Erwin Tomash, to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24911
[SOMERSET AUCTION]. Somerset: manor, mansion, and estate. Specifications Of a Desirable and Valuable freehold estate...comprising the manor or reputed manor of Roundhill or Barrow; a mansion-house, together with above Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Acres... [London]. [s.n.], [s.d., 1831?] Folio. [4]pp. Single folded sheet. Docket title to verso of final leaf. Three early horizontal folds. A trifle creased, short tears to folds. Contemporary manuscript notes, providing further details of the estate, to verso of final leaf. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24868
[HOUSE OF LORDS]. In the house of lords (Before the Lords Committees for Privileges.) Case of augustus frederick d'este, on his claim to the dukedom of sussex, the earldom of inverness, and the barony of arklow. [London]. [s.n.], [1844]. First edition. Folio. 28pp, [2]. Docket title to verso of final leaf. Interleaved throughout. Contemporary straight-grain black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards, chipping to head of spine, joints starting. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of C. Pountz Stewart to FEP, later manuscript note pasted to same. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12244
[MIRABEAU, Victor Riquetti, marquis de]. L'ami des hommes, ou traite de la population. A Avignon. [s.n.], 1756. First duodecimo edition. 12mo. First three parts of six only . 431, [1]; 578, [2]; 577pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscriptions to all titles, very occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21740
[MUIRKIRK AND CAMBUSLANG ROAD ACTS]. [Three manuscript copies of previously published abstracts of acts relating to the maintenance of highways leading to and from the city of Glasgow]. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Manuscript of paper. [14]pp.

[Bound with:] [ACTS - GEORGE III]. [Drop-head title:] An act for Amending an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty, for making and repairing the Road from the City of Glasgow, in the County off Lanerk, to Muirkirk, in the County of Ayr... [s.l.]. [s.n.], [1791]. 11pp, [1]. Docket title to verso of final leaf ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24783
[LORD COMMISSIONERS OF APPEALS IN PRIZE CAUSES]. [Caption title:] Before the Most Noble and Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Appeals in Prize Causes. The rover, reuben carver, Master. An Appeal from Bermuda...Case on Behalf of the Appellant. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. 5pp, [1]. Docket title to verso of final leaf. ESTC T15718.

[Together with:] [LORD COMMISSIONERS OF APPEALS IN PRIZE CAUSES]. Before the Most Noble and Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Appeals in Prize Causes. Schooner rover, reuben carver, Master...On an Appeal from the Vice-Admiralty Court at bermuda. Respondent's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. 4pp. Docket title to verso of final leaf. ESTC T15719.

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£ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23538
ZIMMERMANN, [Johann von]. Solitude considered with respect to its influence upon the mind and the heart. London. Printed for C. Dilly, 1792. Second edition. 8vo. x, [2], 420pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, early inked ownership inscriptions to head of title - later struck-through. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18122
SMITH, Adam. JOYCE, Jeremiah [editor]. A complete analysis or abridgement of dr. adam smith's inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. By Jeremiah joyce. Cambridge. Printed by Benjamin Flower: for J. Deighton et al., 1797. First edition. 8vo. [4], 290pp, [2]. With a final publisher's advertisement leaf (not recorded by ESTC). Contemporary dark green calf-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, loss to head of spine. Head of title page shaved (sadly, to remove an early ownership inscription), foxed. More > £ 4,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20001
[MURDER]. Trial and Sentence! A Full and Particular Account of the Trial and Sentence of William Pollock, who is to be Executed at Edinburgh, on Wednesday the 22d March, 1826, for the awful Murder of his Wife, on the 11th November last, at Gifford's Park, and his Body to be given to Dr Munro for Dissection. [Edinburgh]. Printed for, and sold by, James M'Lean....Price One Penny, [1826]. Dimensions 180 x 420 mm. Single leaf broadside. Some creasing, tearing, thinning and repair; all without loss of text. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24213