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PLUTARCH. Plutarch's morals by way of abstract: Done from the Greek. London. Printed for J. Nicholson and W. Newton et al., 1707. 8vo. [6], 424pp, [4]. In this issue of the 1707 edition, the imprint begins 'Printed for J. Nicholson', and there is an additional preliminary leaf with an address to the reader. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, joints split. Early inked ownership inscription of John Rogers to head of title, light damp-staining to gutter of final gathering. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 25105
[KING, William]. The art of cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry. With some letters to Dr. Lister, and Others... London. Printed for Bernard Lintott, [1712]. Second edition. 8vo. [4], 112pp, [4]. Parallel Latin and English texts. With an engraved frontispiece and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Recent red half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Leaves toned, later inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25098
ASTON, F[rancis] W[illiam]. Isotopes. London. Edward Arnold & Co., 1922. First edition. 8vo. viii, 152pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and bumped. Endpapers browned, bookseller's ticket to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25083
MAUPASSANT, Guy de. Doctor Heraclius Gloss. London. Brentano's Limited, 1923. 8vo. 127pp, [1]. Original publisher's tan cloth-backed grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces to spine and upper board. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24949
CARROLL, Lewis. Feeding the mind. London. Chatto & Windus, 1907. First edition. 8vo. 30pp, [2]. Original publisher's red cloth-backed printed wrappers. A trifle rubbed. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24950
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. The Ballad of Jan Van Hunks. London. George G. Harrap & Co., [1929]. First trade edition. 8vo. Limited edition of 620 copies, of which this is number 484. 42pp, [4]. Numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's gilt-stamped limp vellum. Without card slipcase. Extremities a trifle rubbed and discoloured. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24961
HELPS, Sir Arthur. Life and labours of Mr. Brassey. London. Bell and Daldy, 1872. Third edition. 8vo. xiv, [2], 386pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, two further engraved plates, and four engraved maps. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, stamped in gilt and black. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24970
BEADNELL, H. J. Llewellyn. An Egyptian Oasis... London. John Murray, 1909. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 248pp. With a photographic frontispiece, a further 27 photographic plates, and four maps. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Endpapers browned, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24969
ALDRICH, Henry. The elements of civil architecture... Oxford. Printed by W. Baxter, for J. Parker, 1818. Second edition. 8vo. viii, 151pp, [1]. With a half-title, and engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further 55 engraved plates. Later black cloth, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Offsetting to title page, occasional spotting to plates. Armorial bookplate of Cranstoun of Corehouse to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25066
FERGUSON, James. Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and optics: with The Use of Globes, The Art of Dialing, and The Calculation of the Mean Times of New and Full Moons and Eclipses. London. Printed for A. Millar, 1760. First edition. 8vo. [8], 417pp, [7]. With 23 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, preserving contemporary contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Endpapers chipped and browned, recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 22407
KINGSLEY, Charles. Andromeda and other poems. London. Parker, Son, and Bourn, 1862. Third edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 169pp, [3]. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, marked, and bumped. Contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 25081