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[DOUGLAS, James?]. Three rucksacers abroad, 1891. [s.i.]. [s.n., [s.d., 1892?] Quarto. Typescript on paper. 16pp. Original limp roan, titled in gilt to upper board. Rebacked in later buckram. Presentation inscription, presumably by the author, to blank fly-leaf: 'J.W. Miller Esq. With kindest regards & happy recollections of our trip. July 11.92. Jas. Douglas' More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21502
[SALISBURY]. The History and Antiquities of St. Edmund's Church Salisbury. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Manuscript on paper. [22] leaves.

[Bound after:] PRICE, Francis. A series Of particular and useful observations, Made with great Diligence and Care, upon that admirable structure, the Cathedral-Church of Salisbury... London. Printed by C. and J. Ackers...And Sold by R. Baldwin, 1753. First edition. [14], v, [1], 78pp. With 14 engraved plates (one of which folding) and a list of subscribers. Without terminal advertisement leaf. ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17546
SAVAGE, James. The history of dorchester, during the British, Roman, Saxon, and Norman Periods, with an account of its present state. Dorchester. Published by Weston, Simonds, and Sydenham, 1833. [Second edition]. 8vo. iv,[4], x, [1], 12-220pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further five engraved plates. extra-illustrated with reproductions of three photographs of Victorian era Dorchester/Weymouth - two tipped-in to fly-leaves, the third to the title. Original publisher's two-tone paper board, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Rubbed, some splitting to upper joint, chipping to lettering-piece. Hinges exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21735
[JEFFERIES, Richard]. Wild life in a southern county. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1879. First edition. 8vo. xii, 387pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, blocked in black, gilt, and blind. Extremities rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate to FEP, inked ownership inscription to recto of half-title, very occasional light spotting/chipping to margins. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20807
[PAUL, John Dean]. Journal of a party of pleasure to paris, in the month of august, 1802; by which any person intending to take such a journey may form an accurate idea of the expence that would attend it, and the amusement he would probably receive. London. Printed by A. Strahan...for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. First edition. viii, 102pp. With a half-title, 13 aquatint plates, and an errata slip pasted to verso of title page.

[Bound after:] GRAHAM, Maria. Three months passed in the mountains east of rome, during the year 1819. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First edition. vii, [1], 305pp, [3]. With an aquatint frontispiece and five aquatint plates.

8vo. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14722
[LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE]. The "house" on sport. London. Gale & Polden, Ltd., 1898-99 First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xv, [1], 470; xvi, 280pp. With a photographic frontispiece to each volume and numerous photographic illustrations in the text. Without publisher's advertisements. Contemporary blind-tooled red morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed, spines sunned. Occasional light spotting, loss to tissue-guards. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16489
THOMPSON, G.. A sentimental tour, collected from a variety of occurrences, from Newbiggin, near Penrith, Cumberland, to London, By War of Cambridge; And from London, to Newbiggin, By Way of Oxford, &c. Penrith. Printed by Anthony Soulby, for the Author, 1798. First edition. 12mo. xii, 300pp. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Rubbed, with slight loss, marking and evidence of partially removed paper covering to spine. Occasional marginal marking, conjugate leaves S3-4 detached. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18351
SHIERCLIFF, E[dward]. The Bristol and Hotwell guide; or, Useful Entertaining Pocket Companion For all Persons residing at, or resorting to Bristol, the Hotwell, or their Vicinities: containing An Historical Account of the ancient and present State of that Opulent City: also, Of the Hotwell from its first Discovery; The Nature, Properties and Effects of its medicinal water...to which is added A Description of Clifton... Bristol. Printed by Bulgin and Rosser for E. Shiercliff et al., 1789. First edition. 8vo. [4], 119pp. With an engraved folding frontispiece. Without the plate of the 'Arabis stricta', as issued (a note in the errata makes clear that it could not be completed in time for publication and would be sent out to purchasers separately). Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, calf lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and marked, some loss to lettering-piece. Occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17611
FERMOR, Patrick Leigh. Between the woods and the water: On Foot to Constantinople from The Hooks of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates. [London]. John Murray, 1986. First edition. 8vo. 248pp. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Some staining and surface loss to lower panel of dustwrapper, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Elizabeth / We all hail! / Paddy' More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17194
DOUGLAS, Norman. Summer islands: ischia and ponza. London. Desmond Harmsworth, [1931]. First edition. 8vo. Limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 353. 79pp, [1]. With a frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, printed paper lettering-piece, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper rubbed, marked, and chipped, priceclipped. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21482
TOMLINSON, H. M.. Old junk. London. Andrew Melrose Ltd., 1918. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 227pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in yellow, pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed and a trifle marked, dustwrapper lightly soiled, some chipping and short tears to edges. Lightly browned. Bookplate of American bibliophile Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. (1910-2001), director of the Pierpont Morgan Library between 1948-1969, to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21509
O'BRIEN, Frederick. Mystic isles of the south seas. London. Hodder and Stoughton, 1921. First edition. 8vo. xv, 534pp. With a black and white photographic frontispiece, a further 74 black and white photographic illustrations, and a folding colour map of the South Sea Islands. Original publisher's decorated green cloth. Lightly rubbed, paper and glue residue to lower board. Upper hinge exposed, else internally clean and crisp. Admiral Jellicoe's copy, with his inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21519
IRVING, Washington. Astoria; or enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains. London. Richard Bentley, 1836. First British edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xvi, 317, [3]; ix, [1], 320; vii, [1], 294pp. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. I., half-titles not called for in other volumes. Original publisher's plain tan paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces, housed in custom grey cloth slipcase with brown morocco lettering-piece. Rubbing to joints and head and foot of spines, some wear and loss to lettering-pieces, slight surface loss ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 14326
FORBES, Rosita. The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara. London. Cassell and Company, Limited, 1921. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 350pp. With 76 black and white illustrations from photographs by the author, and a map. Original publisher's grey cloth, decorated and lettered in blue, burgundy, and gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Bookplate to FEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21512
[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