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[LEVER,Charles]. The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer. London. William Curry, Jun. And Company., 1845. 8vo. xv, 343pp. Complete with engraved frontispiece, extra engraved title and all illustrations. Handsomely bound in contemporary tan straight-grain morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to spine with contrasting red morocco lettering piece and gilt titling. Marbled end papers and edging. Some rubbing to extremities and as often, illustrations heavily oxidized. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 10201
STANHOPE, Lord Philip Dormer. Chesterfield's Letters.. London. Eugenia Stanhope, 1776. Seventh edition. 8vo. Four volumes. xvi, 352pp. [4], 355pp. [4], 376pp. [4], 364pp, [56]. Engraved frontispiece of the author. Contemporary polished full calf. Gilt, contrasting green morroco lettering piece. Some rubbing and marking to boards, occasional cracking to joints - else a handsome set. Very occasional pencil annotations to text. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10249
[CUNNINGHAM, Timothy]. GENTLEMAN OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE. A new treatise on the law concerning tithes: containing All the Statutes, Adjudged Cases, Resolutions and Judgments relative thereto...Corrected and enlarged, with the addition of several Cases never before printed. London. Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers; For W. Griffin, 1766. Second edition. 8vo. [4], 298pp, [10]. With half-title and terminal blank. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, a little marked. Several eighteenth-century ink inscriptions of John Todd, one of which partially erased without loss of text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11733
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Genius of the Thames: a Lyrical Poem.. London. T. Hookham, 1810. First Edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 147pp, [1]. With half-titles. Victorian tan half-calf, gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, with loss to head of spine. Ink-dated author obituary clippings pasted to blank-fly, four small mount-holes cut to half title; combined with the indentation on the following leaves suggestive that this once held a Carte de Visite of the author. Some glue residue to gutter of title. Leaf C5 ... More > £ 400.00 Antiquates Ref. 9734
SHEPERD, Rev. Mr. James. Sermons on the Following Subjects; Viz. I. Life from Christ. II. The Physician of Souls. III. The Incarnation of Christ. IV. The Expediency and Necessity of the Sufferings of Christ. V. Reconciliation to God By the Blood of Christ.... London. Printed for James Buckland, 1748. First Edition. 12mo. xii, 176pp, [4]. With two final leaves of advertisements. Contemporary sheep, rubbed and scuffed, with some loss to spine. Bookplate of the Rev. E.S. Bunting, Yelden Rectory to FEP. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 9759
BARRINGTON, Shute. A Charge Delivered to the Clergy Of the Diocese of Sarum at the Primary Visitation of That Diocese, In the Year MDCCLXXXIII By Shute Lord Bishop of Sarum. Oxford. [s.n.], 1783. 8vo. [4], 24pp. Uncut in original paper wraps with later stitching, inscribed in ink to upper wrapper 'The Revd. Mr Clark Curate of Chadleworth'. As the present copy bears the name of an English clergyman in the Marlborough area, it is possible that Shute Barrington (1734-1826) distributed this short encouragement of residency, activity and diligence given on his translation to Salisbury to his subordinates in the ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 9890
BOYCE, Gilbert. A Serious Reply to the Rev. Mr John Wesley in Particular, and to the People Called Methodists. In General; in Much Love and Christian Friendship Recommended to his and Their Very Serious Consideration. Boston. Printed By C. Prestom, 1770. First Edition. 8vo. [2],ix,[1],188pp. Contemporary half calf over blue marbled papers (in the style typically manufactured by the ladies of Fulnek). Rubbed, with some spliting to spine, chipping to head and foot, and loss to top layer of paper. Contemporary ink inscription of William Daniels to FEP, lacks RFEP. More > £ 400.00 Antiquates Ref. 9935
[D'AUVERGNE, Edward]. A Relation of the Most Remarkable Transactions of the Last Campaigne, in the Confederate Army. Under the Command of His Majesty of Great Britain...In the Spanish Netherlands, Anno Dom. 1692. London. Printed for Dorman Newman, 1693. First Edition. Quarto. [8], 68pp. With imprimatur leaf, A1. A crisp copy in contemporary, blind ruled speckled sheep, with some cracking to spine, slight wear to extremities. Nineteenth-century bookplate to FEP. Some marking to front endpapers. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 9897
[GRUBB, Sarah]. Some Account of the Life and Religious Labours of Sarah Grubb with an Appendix Containing an Account of Ackworth School, Observations on Christian Discipline, and Extracts from Many of Her Letters. Dublin. Printed for R. Jackson, 1792. First Edition. Large 12mo. iv, [2], 435pp, [1]. Contemporary tan sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, cracking to joints, loss to head of spine. Headband split. Nineteenth-century auction lot number pasted to spine. Inscriptions of several members of the Fryer family to endpapers, earlier bookplate removed. Printing flaw to Q2. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 9927
[PRAULT, Louis-Laurent]. Interesting Anecdotes of Henry IV. Of France, Containing Sublime Traits and Lively Sallies of Wit of That Monarch...Translated from the French. London. Printed for J. Debrett, [c.1792]. Second English Edition. 12mo. Two volumes. [viii], 205, [3]. [2], 224pp. With three pages of advertisements to Vol I. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed, with chip to head of Vol II and small worm-holes to joints at foot of each volume. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 9923
WATSON, Rev. John.. [Proofs of the Engraved Plates and Vignettes from Memoirs of the Ancient Earls of Warren and Surrey and their Descendants to the Present Time...]. [s.p.]. [s.n.], [C.1780]. Folio. 42 plates on leaves numbered to 43, lacking 28 and with 31 detached but present, followed by 33 vignette engravings and initial letter alphabets tipped on to leaves 44-53. Contemporary red half-morocco over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with some loss to extremities and surfaces. Ink inscription of Bateman Robson, 1782, to verso of FFEP, other ink inscriptions on the same page and fly-leaves scratched ... More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 10009
HEATH, George Y.. Address in Surgery, Delivered at the Thirty-Eight Annual Meeting of the British Medical Association, Held in Newcastle, August 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th. 1870.. [London]. T. Richards, [Reprinted from the British Medical Journal], [1870]. Offprint. 8vo. [2], 18pp. With the colour plate illustrating the results of surgery on three different afflictions of the leg; an amputation through the knee joint, a mal-united fracture and a club foot. Sewn within original publisher's pale-blue paper wraps. Slight creasing, else a fine presentation copy from the author. Inscribed 'H. Lonsdale M.D. With authors Compt.' to head of title, with a short annotation in the ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 10090
HONE, William. Ancient Mysteries Described especially the English Miracle Plays Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, Extant among the Unpublished Manuscripts in the British Museum; Including Notices of Ecclesiastical Shows.... London. Printed for William Hone, 1823. First Edition/Later Issue. 8vo. Dimensions 6 x 9 Inches. [2], x, [2], 13-299pp. Complete with 13 engravings, two of which folding. Original publisher's cloth, title printed to upper board within floral border. Part of a later issue, with a black and white frontispiece. A very good copy, with only very light external wear and marking to lower edges, slight chipping to head and foot of spine, internally particularly clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 9379
SAMUEL, Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert. The Second Lucien Wolf Memorial Lecture. Great Britiain and Palestine, Delivered in the Great Hall of University College. London. The Jewish Historical Society of England., [1936]. First Edition. Quarto. 29pp, [3]. Single photographic plate of the platform from which the original speech was delivered. Publisher's wraps within publisher's red cloth, gilt. A near fine copy with only the slighest of wear to extremities. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to the FEP 'With Gustave Tuck's Kind Remembrances, to Frank G. Salisbury Esq. 27 - 1 - 36'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10045
[PSALTER. English], STERNHOLD, Thomas. HOPKINS, John.. The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected Into English Metre, By Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others; Conferred with the Hebrew... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1787. 8vo. [128]pp. [Bound with:] [PSALTER] BRADY, N. TATE, N.. A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches. London. Printed by J. March and Son for the Company of Stationers, 1792. 237pp. Finely bound in deep navy blue morocco, gilt ruling to spine and boards, winged cherubim device to spine compartments. A.E.G. Marbled endpapers. Slight touching up to spine, else ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10222
BAKER, Pacifus. O.S.F.. The Christian Advent, Or, Entertainments for That Holy Season: In Moral Reflections and Pious Thoughts and Aspirations.... London. Sold By J. Marmaduke...and W. Needham, 1759. Second Edition. 12mo. viii, [3], 10-270pp, [1]. Contents leaf inserted between A4/5 as noted in other copies. Recent brown calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. New endpapers, with earlier fly-leaves bound in with repairs to margins. Occasional chipping to margins, minute worming and occasional bookmark stains to gutters. Early ink inscription of Ann Hippisly to blank fly, with short manuscript biographical details signed and dated Miss Gillow, Nov ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10220