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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
[SCOTT, Walter]. The waverley album: containing fifty-one line engravings to illustrate The Novels and Tales of sir walter scott... London. Published for Charles Heath, [1854]. 12mo. [2], ii, iii, [1], 50 leaves. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further 50 engraved plates. Each plate is accompanied by single leaf bearing upon the recto side a quotation from the novel illustrated. Original publisher's dark brown cloth, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title, occasional spotting to plates. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22085
LAMBE, Charles. A volume of sermons on Several Occasions. Many of them preach'd in the Height of the late Rebellion; In the Parish-Churches of St. Katherine Cree-Chruch, and All-Hallows Barkin. London. Printed by J. Humfreys, for William Hinchliffe, 1717. First edition. 8vo. [45], 10-396pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled panelled black morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, slight splitting to joints, spine sunned with loss to head, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, leaves browned and foxed, very small burn-hole to text of leaf T5 - without loss of sense. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18710
KNIGHT, Samuel. The present, and future Rewards of Charity. A sermon Preach'd before the Right Honourable the lord mayor, the aldermen, and Governors of the several Hospitals of the City of London; At St. Bridget's Church, On Wednesday in Easter-Week, April 9. 1720. Cambridge. Printed at the University-Press, for John Crownfield, [1729]. First edition. Quarto. [4], 24pp. Original publisher's marbled paper wrappers, title in manuscript to upper panel. Extremities rubbed and marked. Internally immaculate. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18912
BARNESTAPOLIO, Obertus [TURNER, Robert]. Maria stuarta, regina scotiae, dotaria franciae, haeres angliae et Hyberniae; Martyr Ecclesiae, Innocens a caede Darleana... Coloniae [i.e. Cologne]. Sumptibus Petri Henningii, 1627. 8vo. [6], 68pp, [2]. Nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to FEP, light damp-staining to margins, occasional spotting, final (approval to print) leaf laid-down due to significant loss (not touching text). More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19382
[PRESBYTERIANISM]. A new edition of Some scarce Papers, fit to be bound up with several Sermons and Pamphlets lately preached and published; shewing The Harmony of the present Presbyterians in Scotland, with the Principles and Practices of their Ancestors in former Times. [Edinburgh]. [s.l.], 1746. 8vo. 32pp. Variant omitting 'stitch'd in blue paper' following price in brackets. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Gutter of title browned, lightly spotted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22074