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CAMDEN, William. Remaines Concerning Britain: theirs Languages, Names, Surnames, Allusions, Anagramms, Armories, Moneys... London. Printed by Thomas Warren, for Isabella Waterson, 1657. Sixth Impression, with many rare Antiquities never before imprinted. Quarto. [4], 331 [i.e. 411]pp, [1]. With a metal cut portrait frontispiece. Contemporary blind-ruled calf boards, recently rebacked and recornered. Boards heavily worn. Later armorial bookplate of George Comme and recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, chipping and some loss to margins of frontispiece and title page, the former laid-down, the latter repaired at gutter to verso, worm-trails to upper and lower margins throughout ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20753
CAMDEN, William. Remains Concerning Britain: theirs Languages, Names, Surnames, Allusions, Anagramms, Armories, Moneys... London. Printed for, and sold by, Charles Harper, 1674. Seventh Impression, much amended, with many rare Antiquities never before Imprinted. 8vo. [8], 556pp, [4]. With a metal cut portrait frontispiece and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Recent calf-backed cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Light shelf-wear to extremities. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, lightly spotted and damp-stained throughout, occasional later inked highlighting/annotations. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20752
PRESTON, John. Three sermons upon the sacrament of the Lords Supper. London. Printed by Thomas Cotes, for Michael Sparke, 1631. First London edition. [2], 88pp. ESTC S115171, STC 20281.

[Bound after:] PRESTON, John. The breast-plate of Faith and Love. A treatise, Wherein the ground and exercise of Faith and Love, as they are set upon Christ their object, and as they are expressed in Good Workes, is explained... London. Printed by W[illiam] J[ones and George Purslowe] for Nicolas Bourne, 1630. Second edition, corrected. [8], 32, 37-73, 78-104, 104-123, ... More >
£ 400.00 Antiquates Ref. 18274
HICKES, George. A sermon Preached at the Church of St. Bridget, on Easter-Tuesday, being the first of April, 1684. Before the Right Honourable Sir Henry Tulse, Lord mayor of london, And the Honourable Court of aldermen, Together with the governors of the Hospitals, upon the Subject of Alms-giving. London. Printed for W. Kettilby...and R. Kettlewell, 1684. First edition. Quarto. [8], 32pp. With an initial order-to-print leaf. Recent black cloth. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, some spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21582
[HICKES, George]. An Apologetical Vindication of the Church of England: in answer To Those who reproach Her with the english heresies and schisms, Or suspect her not to be a Catholick Church, Upon their Account. London. Printed for Walter Kettilby, 1687. First edition. Quarto. [8], 96pp. With an initial imprimatur leaf. Recent orange wrappers, title in manuscript to upper wrapper. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to verso of upper wrapper, stab-stitch holes to gutters, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21585
WILSON, Tho[mas]. A Christian Dictionarie, Opening the signification of the chiefe wordes dispersed generally through Holie Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, tending to increase Christian knowledge. Whereunto is annexed: A particular Dictionary For the Revelation of S. John. For the Canticles, or Song of Salomon. For the Epistle to the Hebrues. London. Printed by W. Jaggard, 1612. First edition. Quarto. [32], 240, 243-577, [1], 234, [2]. With initial leaf A1 (blank but for signature), and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary limp vellum. Marked and rubbed, hinges straining but still attached. Small marginal wormtracks through quires A-E, slight marginal paper loss to fly-leaves and terminal errata leaf. Early inscription and pen trials by Walter Barton (including to the bottom edge of the text block, alongside an another ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20286
BACON, Francis. History Naturall And Experimentall, Of Life and Death. Or Of the Prolongation of Life. London. Printed by John Haviland for William Lee, and Humphrey Mosley, 1638. 12mo. [30], 395 [i.e. 435]pp, [3]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, an additional imprimatur on p.395 [i.e.435], and a terminal blank leaf. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, recently rebacked to style, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards a trifle marked, some wear to corners. Recent plain endpapers, nineteenth-century ownership inscription to verso of title, light damp-staining throughout, single instance of ink underlining and marginal annotation. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 15562
LEE, Nat[haniel]. Lucius junius brutus; father of his country. A tragedy. London. Printed for Richard Tonson, 1681. First edition. Quarto. [8], 72pp, [1]. With a final epilogue leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later paper repairs to margins and verso of title page, and lower margins of leaves A4 and I1, pen-trials to p.[8] and fore-edge of p.2, paper flaw to p.5 - with very slight loss of sense, spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20338
[SCOTLAND]. From the Commissioners of Scotland, 24 February, 1640. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1641]. Dimensions 250 x 290 mm. Single leaf broadside. Elaborate woodcut capital. One edge partially shaved without loss to text, two small paper repairs to verso, two minute worm-holes - just clipping text, cancelled ink-stamp of the Bibliotheca Lindesiana to foot. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21132
[DONNE, John]. ADAMS, John. An essay concerning self-murther. Wherein is endeavour’d to prove, That it is unlawful according to natural Principles. With some considerations upon what is pretended from the said principles, by the Author of a Treatise, intituled, Biathanatos, and Others. London. Printed for Tho. Bennet, 1700. First edition. 8vo. [16], 320pp. Contemporary panelled calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Short splits to joints at head of spine, slightly rubbed to extremities, else a fine, unpressed copy. With ink inscription and armorial bookplate of John Rolle, Baron Rolle of Stevenstone (1750-1842), to FEP. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18165
[SOULIGNE, de]. Political mischiefs of popery: or, Arguments Demonstrating, I. That the Romish Religion Ruines all those Countries where 'tis Establish'd. II. That is occasions the loss of above too Millions of Livres or 16 Millions Sterling, per An. to France in particular. III. That if Popery were Abolished in France, that Kingdom would become incomparably more Rich and Populous...IV. That it is impossible that France should ever be Re-Established, whilst Popery is their National Religion. London. Sold by J. Harris, 1698. First English edition. 8vo. [12], 148pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightly rubbed, small chip to foot of spine, a little cracking to joints. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, neat ink-stamp of Ickwell-Bury Library to FFEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 13710