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COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A view of the state of the nation, and of the measures of the last five years... London. Printed for J. J. Stockdale, 1811. viii, 180pp.

[Bound with:] COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A letter to lord grenville on the sinking fund. London. John Murray 1828. viii, 136pp. With a half-title Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title: 'From the Author'.

[And:] [EAST INDIA COMPANY COURT OF DIRECTORS]. Hints respecting the negociation for a renewal of the East-India Company's Exclusive Privileges... London. Printed for Black, Parry and Co., 1812. 21pp, ... More >
£ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 13553
D'ISRAELI, I[saac]. Amenities of literature, consisting of sketches and characters of english literature. London. Edward Moxon, 1841. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xii, 372; vi, 429, [1]; vi, 420pp. With half-titles. Handsoomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. Inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I: 'Edith Coleridge / 1887 / from the books of her dear / Uncle Derwent Coleridge', with her calling card tipped-in beneath. Obituary ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20317
[CRICKET]. D'URFEY, Thomas. The Richmond Heiress: or, a Woman Once in the Right . A comedy, acted At the theatre royal, By Their Majesties Servants. London. Printed for Samuel Briscoe, 1693. First edition. Quarto. [8], 32, 29-36, 41-64pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. Variant setting, the title page has 'Royal' spelled correctly and 'by Mr. D'Urfey', the line beneath the author statement is unbroken, the stage direction reads to leaf H4v reads 'Cunnington'. Recent calf-backed, tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Light shelf-wear. Leaves toned, small burn-hole to leaf C2, short tear to leaf F3 (touching text without loss), occasional ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19458
[BRYDGES, Egerton, Sir]. Le forester, a novel. London. Printed for J. White...by T. Bensley, 1802. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 294; [2], 250; [2], 226pp. Contemporary calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Mr. Warren to all FFEPs, tear to leaf H8 of Vol. I (touching text, without loss), small paper flaw to leaf C4 of Vol. II (not touching text), loss to upper corners of leaves F7-8 of same, ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18432
BUTLER, Joseph. Fifteen sermons Preached at the rolls chapel... London. Printed for John and Paul Knapton, 1749. Fourth edition. 8vo. [4], xxxiv, [6], 480, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary calf, later rebacked, later contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily rubbed. Very occasional light spotting, inked annotation to title page. Armorial bookplate of Derwent Coleridge, inked inscriptions Sir John Taylor Coleridge and James Duke Coleridge, and later inked annotation to FEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17735
[ANNET, Peter]. A collection of the tracts of a certain free enquirer, noted by his sufferings for his opinions. [London]. [s.n.], [1768]. First edition. 8vo. In eight parts. [4], 460pp. Each tract has a separate title page; the pagination and register are continuous. The initial leaf bears the printed note: 'The publisher has made some mistakes in the order of the following pamphlets. However, the only material one is, that Supernaturals considered, ought to have been placed after the pamphlets upon the resurrection'. Contemporary calf-tipped marbled boards, recently rebacked. Extremities ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18714
ADAM, Thomas. Practical lectures on the Church Catechism. London. Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, 1755. Second edition. 12mo. vi, [1], 118pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Handsomely bound in ninetenth-century polished calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20641
[BRISTOL POLICE]. A comprehensive abstract of the three bristol police, and regulation acts, passed if the Fifth Sessions of the Sixteenth Parliament of great britain, And the twenty-eight Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the IIId. King of Great Britain, &c. &c. Anno Domini, 1788. Bristol. Printed by G. Routh, for Sam. Johnson, [s.d., 1788?] Sole edition. 8vo in 4s. 73pp, [1]. Twentieth-century cloth, gilt. Early printer's waste wrappers bound in; with original stab-stitching holes visible throughout. Small paper flaw to H4, without loss of sense. Ink inscription to verso of wrapper at front. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22064
[BRISTOL]. Bristol: an abstract of the city charter. Containing the institution of mayors, recorders, sheriffs, town clerks, and all other officers whatsoever: as also a common council. To which is added, by way of Appendix, a brief historical account of the antient Lords, Constables, & Wardens of Bristol Castle. Bristol. Printed for the Editor, and sold by T. Smart.., 1792. First edition. 8vo. [3]-64pp. Without half-title. Uncut, in twentieth-century cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Some marking to upper board. Title a trifle marked, else a fine, unpressed copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22065
CAVERHILL, John. An explanation of the seventy weeks of daniel, and of the several sections of these seventy weeks: in which is shown, That the Dates of the Historical Events that were to ascertain the various Aera's of the Prophecy have been intentionally mistated in Josephus, to prevent the Application of the Weeks to Christ as the Messiah...to which is added an exposition of the chronology of the jewish judges. With tables illustrating both subjects. London. Printed for T. Evans, 1777. Sole edition. 8vo. [2], 219pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, rebacked and recornered, with new contrasting lettering-piece. Rubbed, cover marked and leather darkened; 'G.E. Colebrook' faintly scratched onto upper board. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To the Revd. Mr Harper, from the author' to verso of FFEP; with the recipient Rev. Samuel Harper's armorial bookplate (with the motto 'Sibi quisque dat') to FEP. Very occasional neat pencilled annotations/underlining. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20022
[ACTS - England and Wales, Commonwealth]. An Act for an assessment at the rate of one hundred and twenty thousand pounds by the moneth for six moneths, from the twenty fifth day of December 1653. to the twenty fourth day of Iune then next ensuing; towards the maintenance of the armies and navies of this Commonwealth. . London. Printed by John Field, 1653. Folio. [2], 263-339pp, [1]. Also issued as part of a through-paged folio set, though this uncut copy was clearly part of the separate issue. Armorial woodcut to title. Uncut. Disbound, with remains of original stitching. First and final leaves dust-soiled, final leaf detached, margins frayed, occasional spotting, later inscription 'one of these in catalogue' to head of title. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 12372
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of the officers of the army and marines, with an index; a succession of colonels; and a list of the officers of the army and marines on half-pay. Also with an index. [London]. [s.n.], [1792]. Fortieth edition. 8vo. [2], 438pp. With a final leaf of errata. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and book-label of William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel to FEP, leaf Ff1 browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20616
[BIBLE - English, Authorized version]. The holy bible, containing The Old Testament and the new: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, And with the Former translations Diligently Compared and Revision. By His Majesty's Special Command. London. Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty.., 1723. [800]pp. ESTC T81309, Herbert 965 (without the separately published plates mentioned there).

[Bound with:] DOWNAME, John. A Brief concordance... London. Printed by D. Leach..., 1726. [54]pp, without terminal (blank?) leaf. ESTC T82284.

Folio. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, richly panelled in gilt, with two metal clasps, rebacked to style, with original contrasting morocco lettering-piece laid down. New endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, surfaces, four small ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17711
COLERIDGE, Rev. Derwent. The education of the people. A Letter to the Right Hon. Sir John Coleridge. With an appendix. London. Rivingtons, 1861. First edition. 26pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf.

[Bound with:] COLERIDGE, Derwent. The teachers of the people; A Tract for the Time: with an introductory address to the right hon. sir john taylor coleridge, d.c.l. London. Rivingtons, 1862. First edition. 110pp, [2]. Tear, without loss, to G6.

8vo. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco letting-piece. Rubbed, with some surface scuffing to spine, corners. With the author's ... More >
£ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 17724
[EMERSON, William]. The elements of geometry. In which, The principal Propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others, are demonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, A Collection of useful Geometircal Problems. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1763. First edition. viii, 183pp, [1]. With 14 engraved folding plates. ESTC T77181.

[Bound with:] [EMERSON, William]. The doctrine of proportion, arithmetical and geometrical. Together with a general Method of arguing by proportional Quantities. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1763. First edition. iv, 32pp. ESTC T77180.

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, upper joint split at head. Some ink-spotting ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14614
ADDISON, [Joseph]. Cato a tragedy by Mr. addison. Il catone tragedia del signore addison tradotta da anton maria salvini gentiluomo fiorentino. In Firenze [i.e. Florence]. Nella Stamperia di Michele Nestenus, 1725. First parallel English and Italian edition. Quarto. xiv, [2], 160pp. The text of the play itself printed in parallel English and Italian text. Contemporary sheep, spine richly gilt. Extremities marked and worn, loss to head and foot of spine, boards a trifle bowed. Recent private library ink- stamp to title-page, single inked annotation to margin of p.8, very occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17002