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[WOODWARD, Samuel]. The Barclay Tract in Pennsylvania: Surveyed & Described by Samuel Rhoads Jr. 1835. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1835]. Folio. Manuscript on paper. [2], 25pp, [2], with eight further blank leaves. With a hand-illustrated and coloured folding plan of the Barclay Tract. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, short tear to centre fold of map, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16126
FLOWER, Robin. The western island or the great blasket. Oxford. Clarendon Press, 1973. 8vo. vi, [2], 141pp, [1]. With four full-page illustrations. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very slight shelf-wear, dustwrapper sunned. Illustrated endpapers, internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21247
MCCURE, John Bunyan. Life in england and australia. Reminiscences of Travels and Voyages over One Hundred Thousand Miles; or, forty years in the wilderness. A Memorial of the Lovingkindness of the Lord. London. Robert Banks, 1876. Second thousand. 8vo. xii, 524pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's brick-red decorated cloth, stamped in black, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Hinges exposed, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21237
BELL, John. Observations on Italy. Naples. Printed by Fibreno, 1840. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 202, [2]; [2], 260pp, [2]. With two errata leaves. Contemporary (original?) gilt-tooled vellum. Extremities discoloured and a trifle rubbed. Recent inked annotation to Vol. I title, occasional light spotting/dust-soiling. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to verso of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Mrs. Taylor / with every sentiment / of regard and esteem / from the Editor / Naples ... More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 20895
TIPPLE, S[amuel] Augustus. A summer visit to scotland. Norwich. Charles Muskett, 1847. First edition. 8vo. [2], v, [1], 104pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, board held by cords only, recent bookplate of R. C. Fiske to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21033
NICHOLSON, William. KIPLING, Rudyard. An Almanac of twelve sports. London. Published by William Heinemann, 1898. First edition. Quarto. 12 Lithographs in colour on cartridge paper Original publisher's cloth-backed pictorial paper boards, contemporary (original?) glassine dustwrapper. A trifle marked, short tears to dustwrapper at spine. Endpapers browned, light offsetting, else internally immaculate. A fine copy. More > £ 1,450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20407
[JENNINGS' LANDSCAPE ANNUAL]. ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in switzerland and italy. London. Robert Jennings, 1830. First edition. [8], 278pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates.

[Together with:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in italy. London. Published for the proprietors, by Robert Jennings and William Chaplin, 1831. First edition. vi, [2], 271pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates.

[And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in italy. London. Jennings and ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20453
M'CLINTOCK, [Francis Leopold]. The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas. A narrative of the discovery of the fate of sir john franklin and his companions. London. John Murray, 1859. First edition. 8vo. xxvii, [1], 402pp. With an engraved frontispiece, 13 engraved plates, two sketch maps (one Folding), two folding lithographic maps, and a lithographic facsimile printed on blue paper. Handsomely bound in contemporary navy half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled edges. Extremities lightly rubbed, slight chipping to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplate of Joseph Gundry to FEP, recent bookplate ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20369
STARLING, Thomas. Geographical annual: or family cabinet atlas. London. Published for the Proprietors by Mr. Bull, 1832. First edition. 8vo. Engraved throughout. With an engraved title page and 96 engraved plates, predominantly comprised of hand-coloured maps and accompanying keys, all printed on one side only. Contemporary red morocco, stamped in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine discoloured. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20387
COKER, [John], [GERARD, Thomas]. A survey of dorsetshire. Containing the antiquities and natural history of that county. With A Particular Description of all the Places of Notes, and Antient Seats... London. Printed for J. Wilcox...and S. Palmer and J. Huggonson, 1732. Folio. [4], 128pp, [20]. With an engraved folding map and six engraved plates. Contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked and recornered, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Boards rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked annotation to recto of FFEP, armorial blind-stamp of Thomas Homer-Saunders beneath, offsetting to title page, small hole to head of leaf Nn2 - touching index running-title, lightly foxed and browned. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 18780
COKER, [John], [GERARD, Thomas]. A survey of dorsetshire. Containing the antiquities and natural history of that county. With A Particular Description of all the Places of Notes, and Antient Seats, which give Light to many Curious Parts of English History, extracted from Doomsday Book, and other valuable Records... London. Printed for J. Wilcox, 1732. First edition. Folio. [4], 128pp, [20]. With an engraved folding map and six engraved plates. Contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked preserving contemporary spine panel, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and a trifle marked. Later armorial bookplate of John Hooper of Yeovil to FEP, typescript note (dated 1937) tipped-in to recto of front blank fly-leaf, leaves toned. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 18781
SCHMIDT, George. Souvenir de America Central. Matagalpa y San Francisco. George Schmidt, 1903. Oblong 8vo. [2], 50 photographic plates. Stitched in original pictorial wrappers, upper wrapper with drawing of Central American landscape. Wrappers slightly faded and creased at margins, very minor toning, expert small repair to outer blank margin of four leaves. Else a clean copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20077
[LONDON]. The Book of Coach-Rates; or Hackney-Coach Directory. Describing Above Four Thousand fares within the Cities of London and Westminster, and Limits of the Bills of Mortality; The Price of Each Fare being annexed; and the Exact Distance specified, according to an Accurate Measurement of the Ground. Alphabetically disposed... London. Printed for the Editior; and Sold by W. Owen et al., 1762. First edition. xii, 118pp. Without terminal blank leaf. ESTC N32380.

[Bound after:] [HENRY, David]. An Historical Description of the tower of london, and its curiosities... London. Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, 1778. iv, [1], 6-71pp, [1]. ESTC T86735.

[And:] [HENRY, David]. An historical description of St. paul's cathedral... London. Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, 1777. iv, 56pp. ESTC T102526.

[And:] [HENRY, David]. An ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14205
MCLEOD, W[alter]. The geography of palestine, or The Holy Land, including phoenicia and philistia; with a description of the towns and places in asia minor visited by the apostles... London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854. Ninth edition. 12mo. xii, 105pp, [3]. With half-title, a terminal advertisement leaf, and a hand-coloured engraved map of Palestine bound as frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth. Spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 17052
[CHARLES, Elizabeth Rundle]. Wanderings over bible lands and seas. London. T. Nelson and Sons, 1866. Second edition. 8vo. [2], 301pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, an additional title-page with photographic vignette, and an engraved folding map and a illustrated folding panorama of Jerusalem. Original publisher's maroon cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed and marked, heavily sunned. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, contemporary ink gift inscription to FFEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 17057