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MALTHUS, T[homas] R[obert]. An essay on the principle of population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions. London. Printed for J. Johnson...by T. Bensley, 1807. Fourth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xvi, 580; [3], vi-vii, [1], 484pp, [60]. Without half-titles. Recent calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Ink-stamps of the Hastings Corporation Reference Library to both titles and recto of leaf A3 of both Vols., ink-stamp of the East Sussex County Library to verso of Vol. I title-page, very occasional slight chipping to margins, damp-staining to initial four gatherings ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18672
[LYTTELTON, George Lyttelton, Baron]. Dialogues of the dead. London. Printed for W. Sandby, 1760. Second edition. 8vo. xii, 320pp. Without errata leaf. Contemporary gilt-tooled red straight- grain morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. First front blank fly-leaf working-loose, inked prize inscription of Nelson House school, dated 1811, to recto of second blank fly leaf, some light damp- staining to initial gathering, very occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 19447
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
LUKE, Harry, Sir. Cities and men: and autobiography. London. Geoffrey Bles, [1953]. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrappers. Lightly rubbed, some chipping and loss to price-clipped dustwrappers. Internally clean and crisp. Bookplates and inked ownership inscriptions of John Marstan Gamley to endpapers of Vols. I and II and half-title of Vol. III. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21978
LE SCENE-DESMAISONS, Jacques. Essai sur les travaux publics. A Londres [i.e. London]; Et se trouve a Paris. Chez Hardouin & Gattey, 1786. First edition. 8vo. 2pp. With a folding table. Contemporary calf-backed speckled paper boards, morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Light rubbing to extremities, joints. Decorated endpapers, from the library of Schloss Eferding, with their ink-stamp to front blank fly-leaf, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 16611
LANE-POOLE, Stanley. The life of the right honourable stratford canning... London. Longmans, Green, and Co., 1888. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. With three engraved portraits. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, spines sunned. Foxed. Liberal Party politician and Governor of Victoria, Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey's (1836-1918) copy, with his armorial bookplates to both FEPs. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21982
[LABOUR PARTY]. The Labour Party manifesto 2005. [London]. [Printed by HH Associates Ltd.], [2005]. First edition. 12mo. 112pp. Original publisher's red printed paper wrappers. Lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown to recto of contents page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20893
KNAPP, Georg Friedrich. The state theory of money. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924. First edition in English. 8vo. xviii, 306pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Rubbed, bumped, and sunned, split to head of spine. Browning to endpapers, lightly spotted. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016). More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16751
KENNETT, Basil. BALZAC, Jean-Louis Guez. . Politics In Select discourses of Monsieur balzac. Which he call'd his aristippus, or Wise Scholar. Done into English by Basil Kennett, Fellow of C.C.C. Oxford; now Chaplain in a British Factory abroad. To which are added, An Advertisement of the Translation; and an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. London. Printed by J. Humfreys, for J. Philips, 1709. First edition. 8vo. xlviii, 172pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, splitting to joints with, but with boards remaining firmly attached. The Macclesfield Library copy, with bookplate of 'South Library', Shirburn Castle, to FEP, and the usual blind-stamps to first three leaves, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP. Text-block unpressed, with some browning. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16021
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772. First Woodfall edition, second issue.. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], xxxii, vii, [1], 208; [2], 356pp, [38]. Without final blank leaf to index. Engraved title pages. A reissue of Woodfall’s first edition (ESTC T1830) with the addition of a table of contents and an index covering both volumes. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G. A trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23114
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for T. Bensley, for Vernor and Hood, 1796 [i.e.1797] 8vo. In two volumes. [8], xl, 325, [1]; [4], 366pp. With an additional engraved title-page to each volume and a further 16 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in nineteenth-century gilt- tooled red half-morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent book-labels of Iain J. A. S. Woolley to both FEPs, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18345
JOHNSON, Samuel. Julian's arts To Undermine and Extirpate christianity. Together With Answers to Constantius the Apostate, and Jovian. London. Printed by J[ohn] D[arby] for the Author, 1689. First edition. 8vo. [8], xv, [1], 214pp, [2]. With a half-title and a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities heavily worn, some surface loss to boards. Pastedowns sprung, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title;' E Libris Joh: Kenton e Coll Magd:', slight loss to lower corner of leaf E5, occasional light marginal dam-staining. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17077
JACOB, G[iles]. Lex constitutionis: or, the gentleman's law being... In the Savoy [i.e. London]. Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling...for B. Lintot, 1719. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 360pp, [12]. Without initial blank leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, splitting to joints, slight loss to head of spine. Loss to front blank fly-leaf, else internally clean and crisp. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, formerly the Barons King of Ockham, with their armorial bookplate to FEP, and the recent ink-stamp of the Ben Damph Forest library to ... More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 14478