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[MONOGRAMS]. A New Book of Cyphers, Wherein the Various Combination of the Alphabet are Ornamentally dispos'd in the present Taste. Extreemly useful to every Person wanting of using such Decorations. London. Printed for Carrington Bowles...and Robert Sayer, [s.d., 1773?] First edition. 8vo. [1], 58 leaves. Engraved throughout, on rectos only. Later half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamp of the Assay Office Library Birmingham to verso of FFEP, occasional damp-staining to margins, small worm-trail to lower corners of first half of text-block (naive paper repairs to title and first leaf, early inked ownership inscription of Joseph Johnson to verso of final ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21758
BLACKLOCK, Thomas. Poems on Several Occasions. Glasgow. Printed for the Author, 1746. 8vo. [8], 88pp. With an errata slip pasted to verso of title page. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor shelf-wear. Some loss to lower corners of leaves C4 and E4, neat repair to head of leaves G1-2 at gutter (just touching text, without loss), small burn hole to upper corner of leaf I4, occasional spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22056
PLOWDEN, Charles. Remarks on a book entitled memoirs of gregorio panzani...Preceded by an address To the Rev. Joseph Berington. Liege. Sold by J. P. Coghlan, 1794. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 383pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt supralibros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards, marbled edges. Short closed tear to fore-edge of leaf Bb4, some loss to lower margin of leaf Mm2, foxed, lightly toned. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19072
HANWAY, [Jonas]. Reflections, essays and meditations on life and religion, with A Collection of Proverbs in alphabetical order, and twenty-eight letters... London. Printed for John Rivington et al., 1761. First edition. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. x, [2], 280; ix, [1], 21, 282-597pp, [1]. With a separate dated title page and an engraved frontispiece for each volume. Recent half-calf (in imitation of the eighteenth-century style), marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Harcourt Horn, and typed bookseller's description to FEP, offsetting to titles, closed tear to margin of leaf C4, ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20745
HUXLEY, Leonard. Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1903. Second edition. 8vo. In three volumes. With a photographic portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Remnants of removed bookplates to FEPs, later inked ownership inscription to FFEP of Vol. I, occasional spotting. "Presentation copy", with embossed stamps to that effect to all title pages. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21981
MARKHAM, [Gervase]. Markhams farwell to husbandry or, The inriching of all sorts of Barren and Sterill Grounds in our Kingdome, to be as fruitfull in all manner of Graine, Pulse, and Grasse as the best Grounds whatsoever: Together with the anoyances, and preservation of all Graine and Seede, from one yeare to many yeares. As also a Husbandly Computation of Men and Cattels dayly Labours, their Expences, Charges, and uttermost Profits... London. Printed by J. B. for Roger Jackson, 1620. First edition. Quarto. [8], 160pp. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in polished marbled-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamp of Lawes Agricultural Trust to FEP, very occasional small worm-holes to margins. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19200
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Oriental assembly. London. Williams and Norgate Ltd., [1939]. First edition. 8vo. xii, [2], 291pp, [1]. Illustrated with 111 photographs by the author. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Some rubbing marking to boards, wrapper rubbed and a trifle soiled. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22068
THOMAS, Lowell. The boy's life of colonel lawrence. London. Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., [1927]. First edition. 8vo. 285pp, [1]. With 31 illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black, decorated endpapers (maps of Mecca). Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, chipping to head and foot of sunned spine, lower joint split. Hinges exposed, free-endpapers working loose, book-label of the Cotton House Library to verso of FFEP, inked inscriptions and manuscript shelf-marks to recto of front blank fly leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22069
[JACOBITE REBELLION]. The young chevalier: or, a Genuine Narrative Of all that befell that Unfortunate adventurer, from his fatal Defeat to his final Escape... London. Printed for the Author, and by his Appointment sold by R. Griffiths, [1748?]. First edition. [4], 107pp, [1]. Without half-title. ESTC T52876.

[Bound with:] [RICHTER, Christoph Gottlieb]. Dathan's Account of the political conduct of the Son of James And his men, From the raising the Siege of stirling, To the battle near inverness... London. Printed for G. Lion, [1746?]. [2], 26pp. ESTC T191607.

8vo. Later half-calf, marbled boards. Extremities worn, joints split, without lettering-piece. Partially deleted inscription and small holes ... More >
£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 22035
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. The poetical works. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1898. 8vo. xxi, [1], 667pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound by Truslove & Hanson in contemporary gilt-tooled half-morocco, brown cloth boards, T.E.G. Extremities rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22148
THOM, John Hamilton. Laws of life after the mind of christ. London. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1883. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 402pp. Contemporary crushed red morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Decorated endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17722
CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The world crisis 1911-1914. London. Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1923]. First edition. 8vo. [4], 536pp. With six maps, a further two illustrated plates, and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and marked, wrapper worn, chipped, torn, and sunned. Inked ownership inscription of E. R. Riley to recto of FFEP, remnants of paper labels to REP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22062
CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The world crisis 1915. London. Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1923]. First edition. 8vo. 557pp, [1]. With seven maps, and one further illustrated plate. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and marked, corners bumped, wrapper heavily worn, chipped, torn, and sunned, remnant of paper label to spine panel, lower panel separated from spine. Remanant of paper label to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22063