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[WYNDHAM, Henry Penruddocke]. A gentleman's tour through monmouthshire and wales. In the Months of June and July, 1774. London. Printed for T. Evans, 1781. New edition. 8vo. [2], v, [1], 246pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red and black morocco lettering-pieces, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, splitting to upper joint. Armorial bookplate of Edward Duke to FEP, offsetting to title-page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17168
[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
[WHATLEY, Stephen]. England's gazetteer; or, An Accurate Description of all the Cities, Towns, and Villages of the Kingdom... London. Printed for J. and P. Knapton, et al., 1751. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. vii, [329]; [334]; [418]pp. Printed in double columns. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed and a trifle sunned, loss to head and foot of spines, substantial loss to lettering-pieces. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with the recent ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest library to all FEPs, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14993
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
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
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
THE EARL [PEMBROKE, George Robert Charles Herbert, Earl of] AND THE DOCTOR [KINGSLEY, George Henry]. South sea bubbles. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1872. Fifth edition. [6], 312pp.

[Bound with:] [PEMBROKE, George Robert Charles Herbert, Earl of]. Roots, a plea for tolerance. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1873. First edition in book form. viii, 178pp, [2]. With half-title.

8vo. Contemporary half-calf, maroon cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to FEP. With two single leaf autograph letters signed by the Earl ... More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17235
SITWELL, Osbert. Escape with me! An oriental sketch-book. London. Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1939. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 339pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 15 photographic plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper spotted, short tears and chipping to edges, some loss to head of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso of half-title: 'For Peggy, with affection from Osbert. November 1939'. With a ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21469
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
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
PEEL, W[illiam]. A ride through the nubian desert. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852. First edition. 8vo. viii, 135, [1], 32pp. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece and a terminal publisher's catalogue. Original publisher's blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbing to spine, joints, and edges, a trifle marked. Armorial bookplate of 'Mervyn Lloyd Peel' to FEP, lightly foxed. More > £ 600.00 Antiquates Ref. 14845
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
NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Cardiff. Published by the National Museum of Wales, 1927. Second edition. 8vo. iv, 84pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and seven further plates. Original publisher's plain paper wrappers, lettered in black, later paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed and slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14498
[NORTH AFRICA]. Marocco, Algeria and Tunis with parts of Senegal and the military territories of the Western Sudan. London. Edward Stanford, [1908]. Dimensions: 650 x 520 mm, Scale: 1:5,977,382. Printed folding map mounted on cloth, pasted into original publisher's green buckram boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Boards a trifle marked, ink-stamps and shelf numbers of the Board of Customs Library to lettering-piece and verso of map, lightly browned, single ink annotation marking Cefalu, Sicily. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17109