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CAMDEN, William. Britannia sive florentissimorum regnorum, angliae, scotiae, hibernae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Authore Guilielmo Camdeno. Nunc postremò recognita, & magna accessione post Germanicam aeditionem adaucta. Londini, [i.e. London]. impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. Fifth edition. Quarto. [16], 324, 327-642, 645-719, 718-831pp, [27], 30pp, [2]. With terminal blank and two folded leaves of maps; included in the pagination are the extra-engraved title (misbound, along with A2, between A6/7) and ten full-page engraved illustrations, of coins, antiquities (such as Stonehenge and a map of Ireland).

Handsomely bound in late seventeenth-century/early eighteenth- century blind-panelled polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering- piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21189
[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
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
[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
[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
[FRANKLIN, Benjamin]. The art of swimming; made Safe, Easy, Pleasant, & Healthful... London. Printed and Sold by J. Bailey, [s.d., c.1810?] 24pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece - severely shaved by the binder, with the loss of the six depictions of swimming figures surrounding the central image in the original plate. Textblock shaved to very narrow margins (loss of part of A2 at foot).

[Bound after:] [SIMPSON, James]. A visit to flanders, in july, 1815, being chiefly an account of the field of Waterloo... Edinburgh. Printed ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 21674
COXE, William. Sketches of the Natural, Civil, and Political State of swisserland; in a series of letters to william melmoth, Esq. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1779. First edition. 8vo. viii, 532pp, [2]. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplates of the Marquis of Blanford and Thomas Courtenay Theydon Warner to FEP, paper repairs to lower margins of leaves C1 and C2, slight chipping to head of leaves Gg6 and Gg7, occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'From the Author'. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 11056
M'NAYR, James. A guide from glasgow, to some of the most remarkable Scenes in the highlands of scotland, and to the falls of the clyde . Glasgow. Printed in the Courier Office, 1797. First edition. 8vo. 249, [1], 6pp. With half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain tan morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, a trifle marked, slight chipping to lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, armoiral bookplate to FEP, internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inscribed to verso of front blank fly-leaf; 'Mr. Drummond, / of Blairdrummond, / with most respectful compliments from / The Author.' More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 15169
CARY, [John]. Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London to Hampton Court, Bagshot, Oakingham... London. Printed for J. Cary, 1790. First edition. 8vo. [25] leaves. Engraved throughout. The road maps are printed in eighty numbered columns on both the recto and verso of twenty leaves. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18380
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
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
SUMMERS, Montague. The werewolf. London. Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 307pp, [1]. With eight plates. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper (showing a price of 15s, net). Some browning to text block, and wear/browning to wrapper, especially at the extremities, and spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22014
MEYRICK, Samuel Rush. The history and antiquities of the County of Cardigan. Collected form the few remaining documents which have escaped the destructive ravages of time, as well as from actual observation. London. Printed by T. Bensley...for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808. First edition. Quarto. xix, [1], cclxxxiii, [1], 586pp, [2]. With a list of subscribers, and 20 engraved plates (one of which folding). Handsomely bound in contemporary polished red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to spine, with paper private library shelf-label to foot. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Peel to FEP, armorial bookplate of Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel to ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15265
[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]. 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.

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£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14205
CLUVER, Phillipp. Philippi Cluverii introductionis in Universam geographiam, tam Veterem quam Novam Libri VI. Accessit P. Bertii Breviarum Orbis terrarum. Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Elzevirios, 1677. 16mo. 352, 70pp, [10]. With an engraved title page, and engraved folding plate, and a folding table. Handsomely bound in eighteenth- century gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, all edges blue. Extremities rubbed, slight chipping to head of spine. Armorial bookplate of Baptist May to verso of blank fly-leaf at front, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 11693
[MANCHESTER RAILWAY]. [Drop-head title:] An act to Enable the Company of Proprietors of the Canal Navigation from Manchester to Bolton and to Bury, to make and maintain a Railway from Manchester to Bolton and to Bury, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, upon or near the Line of the said Canal Navigation; and to make and maintain a Collateral Branch to communicate therewith. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1831]. First edition. Folio. 128pp, [2]. Docket title to verso of final leaf. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, recently rebacked, red morocco lettering-piece to upper board. Extremities rubbed. Inked ownership inscription of Sir John Tobin to recto of FFEP, very occasional spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 13162
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
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