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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
A FARMER. Hints to landlords and tenants in the neighbourhood of doncaster. Doncaster. Published by C. and J. White; and J. Ridgway, 1827. First edition. 8vo. [4], 57pp, [3]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's drab paper wrappers, later typed lettering-piece to upper panel. Extremities marked and creased, spine a trifle chipped. Lightly dust-soiled. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18355
[TICKELL, Richard]. Anticipation: Containing the Substance of His M---------y's Most Gracious Speech to both H------s of P----l-----t, on the Opening of the approaching session, together With a full and authentic account of the debate which will take Place in the H----e of C------s, on the Motion for the Address, and the Amendment. With notes. London. Printed for T. Becket, 1778. Second edition. 8vo. vi, [2], 74pp. With a half-title. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbed to extremities. Very small hole to margin of leaf K4, slight loss to margin of L1, lightly spotted. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18388
[POISONING]. Illustrated and unabridged edition of The Times report of the Trial of William Palmer, for poisoning John Parsons Cook, at Rugeley. From the short-hand notes taken in the central criminal court from day to day.. London. Ward and Lock, 1856. First Edition. Quarto. 184pp. Engraved folding frontispiece depicting the trial in progress within court, an engraved title vignette, numerous engraved illustrations both full- and double-page and within text throughout. Original publishers yellow printed paper wraps. Spine rubbed with slight loss to head and foot, soiling to wrap edges. Occasional spots of foxing to text. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12152
COLQUHOUN, P[atrick]. A treatise on the police of the metropolis; containing a detail of the various crimes and misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered: and suggesting remedies for their prevention. London. Printed by H. Baldwin and Son, 1800. Sixth edition. 8vo. [16], xvi, 655pp, [31]. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, recently rebacked in tan cloth with recent printed paper lettering-piece. Boards a trifle rubbed and soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Faint ink inscription of 'Nelson' to upper board, by repute from the Matcham family library, Newhouse, Wiltshire - Lord Nelson's sister Catherine having married George Matcham. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12397
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
BRYDALL, John. Jus Imaginis apud Anglos; or The Law of england Relating to the Nobility & Gentry. Faithfully Collected, and methodically Digested for Common Benefit. London. Printed for John Billinger, 1675. First edition. 8vo. [16], 76pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece, a folding table, and a penultimate advertisement leaf. Recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Slightest of marking to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscription of 'R. Owen' to title-page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15045
[SKENE, Alexander]. Memorialls For the Government of the Royall-Burghs in Scotland. With some Overtures laid before the Nobility and Gentry of the several Shyres in this Kingdom. As also, A Survey of the City of Aberdeen, with the Epigrams of Arthur Johnstoun Doctor of Medicin, upon some of our chief Burghs translated into English by I. B.. Aberdeen. Printed for John Forbes, 1685. First edition. 8vo. 288pp. 'A succinct survey of the famous city of Aberdeen', has separate dated title page on leaf N4r. Contemporary calf, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed, substantial loss and splitting to spine. Damp-staining to top half of title and all preliminary leaves, pen trials to final page of the 'Epistle to the Reader' (p.10), the contents (p.16), blank page preceding second title, bottom margin ... More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 11599
[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
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
WILSON, [George]. A Practical Treatise on fines and recoveries: containing The Principles, Cases and Statutes relating to, and a great Variety of Precedents of, Fines and Recoveries. Together with Instructions for Drawing, Entering, and Passing them. London. Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, 1780. Third edition. 8vo. [4], 432pp, [36]. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and marked, slight loss to lower board. Leaf A2 detached, closed tear to text of D6 - without loss. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16416
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
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The speech of richard brinsley sheridan, Esq. in the house of commons, (8th December 1802) on the motion for the army establishment for the ensuing year. London. Printed for John Stockdale, 1802. First edition. 8vo. 22pp, [2]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent navy morocco-backed blue buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, foxed and dust-soiled throughout. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 15190
ROBBINS, Lionel. The great depression. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1934. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 238pp, [2]. With half-title. Original publisher's navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. A very good copy. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016). More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16878