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PARDIES, Ignace Gaston. Short, but yet Plain elements of geometry and plain trigonometry. Shewing How by a Brief and Easie Method, most of what is Necessary and Useful in Euclide, Archimedes, Apollonius and other Excellent Geometricians, both Ancient and Modern, may be Understood. London. Printed by J. Matthews, for R. Knaplock, 1702. Second edition. 8vo. [10], 134pp, [8]. Contemporary blind-ruled speckled calf. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to lower board. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 16539
[WIT'S MAGAZINE]. Wit, Humour, and Entertainment. Number II. [III., IV., and V.] (Price sixpence only) To be continued on the First Day of every Month, Of the wit's magazine; or, library of momus... London. Printed for Harrison and Co., 1784. 8vo. Four parts only. Without engraved plates (published with one to each issue). Original publisher's mauve printed wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, wrappers creased and worn, loss to spines, some chipping to edges, without lower wrapper of No. III., upper wrapper of No. IV detached. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21847
STEELE, [Richard]. The funeral; and the Tender Husband: comedies. London. Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1712. [24], 160pp, [2]. Each play has a separate title page, but the register and pagination are continuous. ESTC T60372.

[Bound with:] STEELE, [Richard]. The lying lover: or, Ladies Friendship. A comedy. London. Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1712. Second edition. [12], 80pp, [4]. With initial and terminal advertisement leaves. ESTC T9517.

12mo. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf. Extremities worn, remnant of paper label to lower compartment of spine, ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20930
[VICKERS, William]. A Companion to the Altar: Shewing the Nature and Necessity of a Sacramental Preparation, In order to our worthy receiving the holy communion... London. Printed by Assignment from E. Parker for John Beecroft, [1748]. 12mo. [2], 68pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title page. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, attractive morocco book-label of M. Powell (dated 1782) to FEP, upper margins shaved - occasional loss to running-title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19535
[POETRY ANTHOLOGY]. The Bee, a Selection of poetry, from the best Authors. London. Printed and Sold by Darton & Harvey, 1797. New edition. 12mo. [8], 204pp. With an engraved title page. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurt to FEP, near contemporary ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21850
PENN, William. Fruits of Solitude, in reflections and maxims relating to the conduct of human life. London. Printed and sold by James Phillips, 1790. Tenth edition. 16mo. [2], vii, [2], 10-206, 97pp, [1]. In two parts, the second with separate pagination and title page reading: 'Fruits of a father's love...The eighth edition', register is continuous. With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, small dent to upper board. Occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18352
[LE SAGE, Alain Rene]. The history and adventures of gil blas, of santillane... London. Printed for the proprietors; and sold by all booksellers in town and country, 1795. New edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. 357pp, [1]. The title page is a cancel; a reissue of Hogg's edition of [1794] without the advertisement on the verso of p.357. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, some surface loss to upper board and spine. Recent book-label of J. F. Fuggles to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription of M. Lodge to recto of FFEP, a trifle toned. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21634
ARMSTRONG, John. Miscellanies. London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1770. First edition. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. vii, [1], 216; iv, 279pp, [1]. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards rubbed and marked. Inked ownership inscription to head of title page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21711
ROUSSEAU, J[ean] J[acques]. Eloisa: Or a series of original letters Collected and published By j. j. rousseau. London. Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, 1769. Fourth edition. 12mo. In four volumes. Vol. I the fourth editionWith a half-title and an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and two final publisher's advertisement leaves to Vol. IV. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed. Armoiral bookplates of Thos. James Lord Viscount Bulkeley to all FEPs, occasional light spotting and creasing. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18278
DICKINSON, R[obert]. A sermon preached in the parish-church of st. mary, newington, surry, on sunday the 29th day of july, 1798, before the gentlemen of the committee, and the corps of the armed association, of the said parish. London. Printed for and sold by F. and C. Rivington, 1798. First edition. 23pp, [1]. ESTC T208237.

[Bound after:] HORSLEY, Samuel. The Analogy between the Light of inspiration and the Light of learning, as Qualification for the Ministry. A sermon, preached in the cathedral church of glocester, at a public ordination of priests and deacons, On sunday, september 9, 1787. Gloucester. Printed by R. Raikes, [1787]. First edition. [4], 24pp. ESTC T12821.

[Bound before:] JEBB, John. A short ... More >
£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 16555
[THE ROLLIAD]. The rolliad, in two parts; probationary odes for the laureatship; and political miscellanies: with criticisms and illustrations. London. Printed for J. Ridgway, 1795. 8vo. xxxii, 396, 154pp. 'Political miscellanies' has separate pagination and register. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title page vignette. With an 'Advertisement to the fourth edition' implying that this is the fourth edition. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, small worm-hole to upper joint. Offsetting to title, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21658
PARNELL, Thomas. Poems on several occasions... London. Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1760. 12mo. [2], v, [1], 7-252pp, [2]. Contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards worn. Contemporary shelf-label to FEP, small hole to leaf H9 (not touching text), very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21733
[WYNDHAM, William, Sir]. A letter From a Absented Member to a Friend at Westminster, Shewing his reasons for retiring into the Country upon the present Situation of the Affairs of Great Britain. London. Printed for J. Standen, 1739. First edition. 8vo. [2], 5-26pp. Without half-title. Recent two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Minor wear to extremities. Inked ownership inscription and slight loss to head of title, lightly dust-soiled/toned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21654