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[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
DOUGLAS, James. Travelling anecdotes through various parts of Europe. London. Printed for J. Debrett, 1786. Third edition. 8vo. x, 285pp, [3]. With half-title, terminal advertisement leaf, and eight engraved plates including frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's tan paper boards, with remains of printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, substantial loss to head of spine. Upper hinge split, ink initials to half-title, foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11820
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
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
[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
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
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
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
MAVOR, William. The british tourists; of traveller's pocket companion, through england, wales, scotland, and ireland... London. Printed by J. Swan...for E. Newbery, 1800. Second edition. 12mo. In six volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I and a hand-coloured engraved folding map to each subsequent volume. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss to spines, slight splitting to joints, upper board of Vol. II nearly detached, chipping and slight loss to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Margaret Smith Burges to FEP of Vol. I, ink annotation to FFEP ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14892
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
[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
[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
CORBET, Henry. Tales and traits of sporting life. London. Rogerson and Tuxford, 1864. First edition. 8vo. [8], 202pp. With half-title and an extra engraved title with hand-coloured vignette. Lacking frontispiece. Original publisher's black buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Hinges cracked, very short closed tears to gutter margins of additional title and title, leaves toned with occasional foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13008
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