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[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
COLES, Elisha. A dictionary, english-latin, and latin-english, Containing All things Necessary for the Translating of either Language into the other... London. Printed by John Richardson, for Peter Parker, 1677. First edition. Quarto. [880]pp. Text printed in three columns. Imprimatur on verso of title page: 'Imprimatur, October, 16th. 1676. G. Jane'. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities marked and discoloured. Upper hinge exposed, recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, early partially deleted inked ownership inscription 'Johannes (?)' to head of title page, RFEP sprung, occasional spotting, very light damp-staining to latter half of text-block. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 20288
COLES, E[lisha]. An English Dictionary, explaining The Difficult Terms that are used in Divinity, Husbandry, Physick, Philosophy, Law, Navigation, Mathematics, and other Arts and Sciences... London. Printed for J. Walthoe et al., 1732. 8vo. [336]pp. Text printed in three columns. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities heavily worn and marked, leather separating from boards, worming to foot of spine. Without FEP, inked numerals to verso of FFEP, damp-staining to leaf F2, worm-trail to upper corners of a majority of text-block, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 21593
BURNET, Gilbert. The abridgment of the history of reformation of the Church of England. London. Printed for J. Walthoe et al., 1728. Sixth edition. In two volumes. xvi, [8], 312, [12]; 358pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I, a further four engraved plates, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements to each volume. ESTC T105120.

[Uniformly bound with:] BURNET, Gilbert. An abridgment of the Third Volume of the history of the reformation of the reformation of the Church of England. London. Printed for J. Walthoe et al., ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21196
[SCOTT, Walter]. Rob roy. Edinburgh. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Archibald Constable and Co., 1818. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. viii, 321, [1]; [4], 324; [4], 348pp. With half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to upper board of Vol. II, joints of Vol. III split. Inked ownership inscriptions of J. C. Herries to head of all titles, leaf A12 of Vol. II very nearly detached, lightly foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22189
[SCOTT, Walter]. The abbot. Edinburgh. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [2], iv, 348; [2], 352, [1]; [2], 367pp, [1]. Bound by Stephenson of Edinburgh in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, spines sunned. Inked ownership inscriptions of J. C. Herries to head of all titles, occasional spotting. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 22188
[SCOTT, Walter]. The monastery. A romance. Edinburgh. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], 331, [1]; [4], 333, [1]; [4], 351pp, [1]. With half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Occasional spotting. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 22187
BARKER, Cicely Mary. Fairies of the trees. London. Blackie & Son Limited, [1940]. First edition. 12mo. [28]pp. With 24 plates of colour illustrations by the author. Original publisher's decorated boards with pictorial inlay to upper board, title to both spine and upper board in brown, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper price-clipped, and a trifle chipped and marked, inked initials to front flap. Pictorial endpapers, upper hinge partially exposed, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17406
BARKER, Cicely Mary. Flower Fairies of the Autumn: With the Nuts and Berries they bring. London. Blackie & Son Limited, [1926]. First edition. 22mo. [16]pp With 12 plates of colour illustrations by the author. Original publisher's decorated boards with pictorial inlay to upper board, title to both spine and upper board in black, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper lightly rubbed and damp-stained. Pictorial endpapers, inked inscription to verso of FFEPin Danish dated 1930, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22172
CRANE, Walter. The baby's bouquet. A fresh bunch of old rhymes & tunes. London. Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., [s.d., c.1900] Quarto. 56pp. 11 full-page colour illustrations and numerous illustrated borders throughout. Original publisher's tan cloth backed glazed pictorial boards.. Extremities rubbed and marked, some shipping to boards. Decorated endpapers, hinges partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22176