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PRICE, Richard. Observations on reversionary payments; on schemes for providing annuities for widows, and persons in old age; on the method of calculating the values of assurances on lives; and on the national debt... London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1812. Seventh edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xlviii, 414; [8], 515pp, [1]. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked and recornered, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Boards heavily rubbed. Inked withdrawal stamps of Lincoln's Inn Library to front blank fly-leaves, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22043
[PRICE, Richard]. Observations on reversionary payments; on Schemes for providing Annuities for Widows, and Persons in Old Age; on The Method of Calculating the Values of Assurances on Lives; and on The national debt... London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1773. Third edition. 8vo. xxxix, [1], 431pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily worn. Later inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21943
BARON, Robert. Metaphysica generalis... Londini [i.e. London]. Ex Officina J. Redmayne, [1657]. First London edition. 12mo. [12], 479pp, [1]. With two folded leaves of tables. Contemporary calf, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, upper joint split. Early inked ownership inscription of James Ellis to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19417
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
WEMYSS, David. Letter to the right honourable the lord high chancellor of great britain, upon the present state of the scotch law of entail. Edinburgh. Printed for Bell & Bradfute, 1822. First edition. 8vo. [4], 46, 2pp. With a half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Half-title and verso of terminal leaf lightly dust-soiled, vertical crease to all leaves. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title; 'Marquis of Lothian / With most respectful compliments / from the Author.' More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18960
[BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, Viscount]. Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism: On the Idea of a Patriot King: and on the state of parties, at the Accession of King George the First. London. Printed for A. Millar, 1750. 8vo. vii, [1], 9-199, 300-338pp, [2]. Complete despite erratic pagination. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G.. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, lightly foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 15187
[BROOME, Ralph]. Letters from simkin the second to his dear brother in wales, For the year 1790; giving a full and circumstantial account of all the most material points...brought before the high court of justice...during the trial of warren hastings... London. Printed for John Stockdale, 1790. First edition. 8vo. [4], 124pp, [4]. With a half-title. Without two of the final advertisement leaves. Uncut in contemporary marbled boards, later rebacked in drab paper. Boards worn and marked. Inked ownership inscription to FEP, naive paper repairs to foot of leaves B3-6 - clipping text, without loss of sense, occasional light dust-soiling. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20446
HOEY, [Abraham] van. Letters and negociations of m. van hoey, Ambassador from the States-General to his Most Christian Majesty. Containing An exact Representation of the present State of the Court of France... London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1743. First English edition. 8vo. viii, 155pp, [1]. Recent navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, marginal repair to penultimate leaf, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15123
[FRENCH LAW]. Les huit codes francais, Nouvelle Edition conforme au text officiel, et contenant les modifications faites aux divers codes depuis 1830; avec le tarif des frais et depens en matiere civile et criminelle, un appendice aux codes et une table analytique des matieres. Paris. A. Lelarge, 1835. New edition. 8vo. [2], 58, [1], 34-316, 136, 86, 96, 100, 60, 16, 119pp, [1]. tan buckram, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightest of wear to extremities, sunned. Armorial bookplate of Lord Dinorben to FEP, eight leaves of 'Loi relative a la peche fluviale' heavily browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12215
[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
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