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YOUNGE, Charlotte M.. The Trial: More Links of the Daisy Chain. London. Macmillan and Co., 1868. 4th Edition. 8vo. xi, 439pp, 61. with advertisment leaves at end. Illustrated frontisepiece and three black and white illustrations. Ink inscription to F.F.E.P. Original publishers cloth spine over boards with gilt titling. Some rubbing to extremities. Clean internally, partially unopened, one gathering slightly protruding at foot and another at head, both remain strongly attached. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 10003
THACKERAY, Anne Ritchie. The Village on the Cliff. By the Author of 'The Story of Elizabeth'.. London. Smith, Elder & Co., 1867. Third Edition. 8vo. xi, 318pp. Engraved frontispiece and four other engravings. Half tan morocco over marbled boards by Worsfold. Marbled end papers. Elaborate gilt decoration and titling to spine. A.E.G. Slight splitting to foot of upper board with rubbing to spine and extremities with a small scratch to top of upper board. Occasional very minor smudges to margins and slight oxidisation to illustrations. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 10239
BROWN, C. R. (Editor). Scottish Annual 1859. Edinburgh. A. & C. Black, 1859. First edition. 8vo. viii, 412pp. With an illustrated decorative title page and and engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind stamped, pebbled green cloth, richly gilt, A.E.G., yellow tinted endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, with ink inscription of 'Samuel Loverly, With the Editors Complts. Xmas 1858' to recto of FFEP, with further later inscriptions in ink and pencil to ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12027
DESCLOZEAUX, Adrien. Gabrielle d'Estrees. London. Arthur Humphreys, 1907. First English edition. 8vo. vi, 330pp. With half-title. Title in red and black. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's cream cloth backed blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Some browning and dust-soiling to extremities. Internally clean and crisp but for the occasional spot of foxing. From The Royal Library Historical Series. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13384
[BRYAN]. The Temple of Fame. A poem. Inscrib'd to Mr. Congreve. London. Printed and Sold by H. Hills, 1709. 8vo. 15pp, [1]. With a terminal page of publisher's advertisements. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities. Text-block working loose of binding, light damp-staining to bottom corner and gutter margin of all leaves. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13405
KLEIN, F. H.. The foretelling of the weather in connexion with meteorological observations...Together with a description of the telegraphic warning system introduced in the Netherlands, June, 1860, as proposed by the director of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Professor Dr. Buys-Ballot. London. Benjamin Pardon, 1863. First English edition. 8vo. 31pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Browning and dust-soiling to extremities. Ink-stamps of the Meteorological Society to upper cover and title. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13415
SHAW, W. N. COHEN R. Waley. On the seasonal variation of atmospheric temperatures in the British Isles, and its relation to wind-direction, with a note on the effect of sea temperature on the seasonal variation of air temperature. From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 69. London. Harrison and Sons, [1901]. First offprint edition. 8vo. 85pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Very light soiling to extremities, ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of upper wrap; 'With the authors complts.' More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13414
SMITH, Rev. Sydney. Ballot. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1839. Second edition. 8vo. 46pp, [2], [8] ads. Unbound. Some dust-soiling, occasional foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 11029
STEWART, Thomas. The rainfall on Table Mountain (Read June 19, 1912). From the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. Vo. III., Part 1, 1913. [s.i.]. [s.n.], 1913. First offprint edition. Quarto. 41-46pp. Original publisher's green printed paper wraps. Light dust-soiling to extremities, ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society and pen and coloured pencil annotations to upper wrap. Occasional spot of foxing to margins, ink annotations to text of rainfall tables. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of upper wrap; 'The Royal Meteorological Society, with the authors compliments.' More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13423
WOLLASTON, William Hyde. On a Differential Barometer. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1829]. Quarto. Two copies of the work bound together. 133-136; 133-136pp. Contemporary plain tan paper wraps. Title in manuscript to upper wrap, light soiling and wear, ink-stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap and head of drop-title. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13427
CREASY, E[dward]. Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World. London. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co., c.1890. Forty-second edition. 8vo. 419pp, [1]. With a half-title, an illustrated frontispiece, and plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Light rubbing to sunned spine, slight soiling to boards. Upper hinge split with board working loose, leaves a trifle toned, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13631
[MOORE, Thomas]. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. Third edition. 8vo. [4], 397pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, else a crisp copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14308
MORE, Hannah. Letters to young ladies. New York. Leavitt & Co., 1850. 16mo. [5], 8-125pp. Without half title. Original publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth. Rubbing to extremities. Bookseller's ticket of Marvin & Hitchcock to FEP, hinges splitting, foxed throughout, pen-trial to frontispiece with occasional further pen- and pencil-trials to margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13387
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. The record of the Royal Society of London. London. Printed for the Royal Society at the Oxford University Press, 1912. Third edition. Quarto. viii, 483pp, [2]. With 20 monochrome photographic plates. Original publisher's tan cloth, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities, slight rubbing to lettering-piece. Internally clean and crisp, overall a fine copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14394