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FAWCETT, Millicent Garrett. Women's suffrage: a short history of a great movement. London. T. C. & E. C. Jack, [1912]. First edition. 8vo. 94pp, [2]. With a half-title and a final leaf of advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, decorated and lettered in black. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Some browning to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp, a fine copy. Two contemporary postcards depicting Fawcett and other members of the women's suffrage movement loosely inserted. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: ' To Irene Hancock with ... More > £ 3,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20194
SMITH, Adam. BLAVET, M. l'Abbe. Theorie des sentimens moraux; traduction nouvelle De l'Anglois de M. Smith, ancien Professeur de Philosophie a Glascow; Avec une Table raisonnee des matieres contenues dans l'Ouvrage. Paris. Chez Valade, 1774-5. First edition of the second French translation. 12mo. In two volumes. lvi, 249, [5]; [4], 329pp, [3]. With half-titles to both volumes, and a terminal publisher's catalogue to Vol I. Contemporary cats-paw calf, spines richly gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. Rubbed to extremities, slight loss at head of spines. Marbled endpapers, occasional feint damp-staining, else a crisp set. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20824
SETON, John. Dialectica Joannis setoni cantabrigiensis, annotationibus Petri Carteri, ut clarissimis ita breuissimis explicata. Huic accessit, obartium ingenuarum inter se cognationem, Guilielmi Buclaei Arithmetica. Londini [i.e. London]. Apud Thomam Marsh, 1577. 8vo. [318]pp. With a linen-backed folding table. Handsomely bound in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, small paper repairs to text of initial five gatherings - with some slight loss of sense, very occasional contemporary faded inked annotations and underlining, paper repair to lower corner of terminal leaf, some spotting/browning. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17265
ALLIBOND, John. Rustica academiae oxoniensis Nuper Reformatae descriptio, In Visitatione Fanatica Octobris sexto, &c. Anno Domini 1648 cum Comitiis ibidem Anno sequente: Et aliis notatu non Indignis. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis G. Redmayne, [1700?]. Third edition. Quarto. 19pp, [1]. Stitched into original marbled paper wrappers. A trifle dog-earred, with some loss to spine, tearing/creasing to extremities, but nevertheless a remarkable survival in unsophisticated condition More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 13579
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
TITELMANS, Franciscus. Compendium naturalis philosophiae. Libri duodecim de consideratione rerum naturalium, earumue ad suum Creatorum reductione. Per sratrem Fraciscum Titelmanum Hassellensem, ordinis fratrum Minoru, sanctarum scripturaru apud Louanienses praelectorum. Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Apud Joannem Roigny, 1543. 8vo. [16], 227ff. Seventeenth-century panelled calf, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints, loss to head and foot of spine, private library shelf-label to upper board. Later armorial bookplate to FEP of Edward William Harcourt, with the motto 'Le Bon Temps Viendra', private library shelf-label to recto of FFEP, small pen-trial to title-page, light damp-staining to lower corner of initial four gatherings and upper corner ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14590
GASSENDI, Pierre. Institutio logica, et philosophiae epicuri syntagma. Londini, [i.e. London]. Officina Rogeri Danielis, 1660. First London edition. [12], 100pp.

[Bound with:] GASSENDI, Pierre. Philosophiae epicuri syntagma, Continens Canonicam, Physicam, & Ethicam. Londini, [i.e. London]. Ex officina Rogeri Danielis, 1660. [16], 256pp. With blank A1.

12mo. A handsome and well preserved copy in contemporary blind-ruled calf, the lightest of rubbing to extremities, slight mark to upper board. Printer's waste from a theological work (running title 'Loci communes') used as paste downs, since sprung, ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 12771
[CALLENDER, James Thomson]. The political progress of britain; or an impartial account of the Principal Abuses in the Government of this Country, from the Revolution in 1688. The whole tending to prove the ruinous Consequences of the popular System of War and Conquest. Part first.. Edinburgh. Printed for Robertson & Berry...and T. Kay...London, 1792. First edition. 8vo. First part, all published. 80pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled paper boards, gilt supralibros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards. Extremities rubbed, joints split, boards held by cords only. Paper shelf-label pasted to FEP, internally clean and crisp. Manuscript letter dated 3rd January 1872 tipped-in to recto of FFEP: 'My dear Sir, I return to you the pamphlet which caused the imprisonment ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18457
KLEEMAN, Rita Halle. Gracious lady: the life of sara delano roosevelt. New York. D. Appleton-Century Company, 1935. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 333pp, [1]. With a half-title, illustrated throughout. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in black and gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, head of spine sunned, chipping and creasing to dustwrapper edges, loss to head and foot of spine panel. Bookplate of Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Fred jr. & Ruth ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18845
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
[STAFFORDSHIRE AUCTION]. To be sold by auction, By Mr. Shorthouse, At the plough in endon, in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 20th Day of October. Leek. Hilliard...Printer, [s.d., 1794?] Dimensions 430 x 270mm. Single leaf broadside. Folded, with old creasing, some browning, tears and slight loss at folds. A single manuscript correction in ink: 'The Turnpike Road from Newcastle to Leek passes thro' the Village of Endon, and Lot (3 corrected to) 5 adjoins such Road'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20595
[BRISTOL GAOL]. [Drop-head title:] Bristol Gaol Bill. Bristol, August 4, 1792. Objections to an act lately obtained for building a new gaol within the city of Bristol, and for other purposes; and reasons for a suspension and repeal thereof, presented to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, by the Delegates from the several Parishes, and from the Castle-Precincts, within the city. [Bristol]. Printed by W. Pine, [1792]. First edition. Folio. Dimensions 335 x 215mm. 9pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched as issued. With docket title printed to verso of final leaf. Three horizontal folds, later stitching to spine, substantial ink-stain to verso of final leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17491
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
[FORGERY]. The trial of thomas phipps, the elder, thomas phipps, the Younger, and william thomas, for forgery, at the Assize holden at shrewsbury, for the County of salop, on Tuesday the 11th of August, 1789, before The Hon. Sir Richard Perryn, Kt. One of the Barons of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer, at Westminster. Oswestry. Printed and Sold by J. Salter.., 1789. First edition. Quarto. [3], 6-22pp. Twentieth-century red half-morocco gilt, buckram. Boards a trifle marked, else a fine copy. T.E.G., marbled endpapers. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15115
[DIVORCE]. Cases of divorce for Several Causes... London. Printed for E. Curll, 1715. First edition. [8], xlvii, [1], 48, 40, [2], 41-60, [2], 34pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and seven final publisher's advertisement leaves. ESTC T76890.

[Bound after:] ABBOT, George. The case of impotency, As Debated in England, In the Remarble tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of Essex, and the Lady Frances Howard, who, after Eight Years Marriage, commenc'd a Suit against him for Impotency... London. Printed for E. ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20343