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[BIBLE - English, Authorised Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments: translated out of The Original Tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his majesty's special command. Printed to be read in churches . Oxford. Printed at the University Press, by Samuel Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by E. Gardner, Oxford Bible Warehouse...London, 1841. 24mo in 12. [1096]pp.

[Bound uniformly with:] [LITURGY - English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments...together with the psalter or psalms of david. Oxford. Printed at the University Press, by Samuel Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by E. Gardner, Oxford Bible Warehouse...London, 1840. 24mo in 4s and 8s. [768]pp.

Exquisitely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled scarlet morocco, with double-raised ... More >
£ 3,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21480
[FRANKLIN, Benjamin]. The art of swimming; made Safe, Easy, Pleasant, & Healthful... London. Printed and Sold by J. Bailey, [s.d., c.1810?] 24pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece - severely shaved by the binder, with the loss of the six depictions of swimming figures surrounding the central image in the original plate. Textblock shaved to very narrow margins (loss of part of A2 at foot).

[Bound after:] [SIMPSON, James]. A visit to flanders, in july, 1815, being chiefly an account of the field of Waterloo... Edinburgh. Printed ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 21674
WEBER, Henry. Metrical Romances of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Centuries: Published from Ancient Manuscripts, With an Introduction, Notes, and a Glossary. Edinburgh. Printed By George Ramsay and Company, For Archibald Constable and Co., 1810. First Edition. 8vo. Three volumes. [iii]-lxxxvii, [1], 381, [1]; [4], 451; [4], 459pp, [5]. Finely bound in contemporary diced calf, gilt, by H. Searson, Belfast, with his label to FEP of Vols II-III. Marbled endpapers and edges. A handsome set despite some surface wear to spine and boards, splitting to joints. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10467
AUSTEN, Jane. Pride and prejudice. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1907. xxx, 351pp, [1]. With an illustrated frontispiece, and a further 39 illustrations in the text, by C. E. Brock.

[Uniformly bound with:] AUSTEN, Jane. Sense and sensibility. London Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1905. xvi, 341pp, [1]. With an illustrated frontispiece, and a further 39 illustrations in the text, by Hugh Thomson.

[And:] AUSTEN, Jane. Emma. London Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1904. xviii, 436pp, [2]. With ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21159
ELIOT, George. Romola. London. Smith, Elder, and Co., 1880. Quarto. Limited edition, number 106 of 1,000 copies. In two volumes. x, [2], 396, [2]; xi, [1], 403pp, [1]. With occasional vignettes and 12 engraved plates after Frederick Leighton, printed on India paper and mounted on heavy stock. Exquisitely bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary gilt-tooled red crushed morocco, dark green inlays to boards and spine compartments, T.E.G. Slightest of shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21479
SOUTHEY, Robert. The Life of Nelson. London. Printed for John Murray, 1813. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 253, [3]; viii, 280pp. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements to both volumes, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a plate of facsimile signatures to Vol. II. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed, spines a trifle sunned. Twentieth-century inked ownership inscription of Owen Goddard to FFEP of Vol. I, contemporary inked ownership inscriptions ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20890
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Revolt in the desert. London. Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square, 1927. First English edition (Limited edition, no. 63/300). Quarto. [2], 445pp, [1]. With half-title/limitation, coloured frontispiece portrait of Lawrence, eighteen further illustrations, nine of which are coloured, and a large folding map to rear. Original publisher's brown quarter-pigskin over sand-coloured buckram boards, gilt. Dustwrapper. T.E.G., others uncut. A remarkably preserved copy, with only the slightest of shelf-wear externally, bookplate (a skull with the initials PMF) and slight marking to FEP, else fine. Dustwrapper (correctly ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22016
SUMMERS, Montague. The werewolf. London. Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 307pp, [1]. With eight plates. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper (showing a price of 15s, net). Some browning to text block, and wear/browning to wrapper, especially at the extremities, and spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22014
LIDDELL HART, [Basil]. 'T. E. Lawrence' In Arabia and After. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First edition, fifth impression. 8vo. [2], 491pp, [11]. With 12 black and white photographic plates, nine maps (five folding). Original publisher's maroon cloth, lettered in yellow, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, chipping, tearing, and marking to dustwrapper, with tape repairs to verso. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22041
LAWRENCE, T. E.. The mint. London. Jonathan Cape, [1973]. 8vo. 205pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, some spotting to dustwrapper. Publisher's review request slip pasted to FEP. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22042
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom: a trumph. London. Jonathan Cape, [1940]. Fifth English edition. 8vo. 700pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Endpapers browned, booksellers ticket to FEP. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22045
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. Stockholm. The Continental Book Company AB, 1946. Fifth edition, eighth impression. 8vo. 700pp. With fourteenth illustrations and four maps. Original publisher's buff cloth. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22038
WORTH, Claud. Yacht cruising. London. Published by J. D. Potter, 1910. First edition. 8vo. [8], 272pp. With numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22036
MURRAY, Richard Paget. The flora of somerset. Taunton. Published for the Society by Barnicott and Pearce, 1896. First edition. 8vo. lxi, [1], 437pp, [1]. With an illustrated frontispiece and a folding map of the county.

[Bound with:] MARSHALL, Edward Shearburn. A supplement to the flora of somerset. Taunton. Published by the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1914. First edition. iv, 242pp.

8vo. Contemporary green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed lower joint split.Inked ownership inscription to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22039
[GREEN, Geoffrey]. The history of the football association. London. Published for the Football Association by the Naldrett Press, [1953]. First edition. 8vo. [8], 691pp, [1]. With a black and white photographic portrait frontispiece of Queen Elizabeth (patron the the association), and 98 black and white photographic plates. Original publisher' red cloth, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper worn, chipping and shorts tears. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22040
GREEN, Emanuel. Some Bath love letters of John Wilkes... Bath. George Gregory, 1918. First edition. 8vo. 54pp, [2]. With a final leaf of advertisements. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed grey wrappers. Inked ownership initials to upper wrapper, lightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22008