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[ATHOLL, House of]. Jacobite correspondence of the Atholl family, during the rebellion M.DCC.XLV.-M.DCC.XLVI. From the original in possession of James Erskine of Aberdona, Eqs.. Edinburgh. Printed for the Abbotsford Club, 1849. First edition. Quarto. xx, 258pp. With three leaves of plates (facsimile letters). Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23723
ANDERSON, John. Historical account of the family of Frisel or Fraser, particularly Fraser of Lovat, embracing various notices, illustrative of national customs and manners, with original correspondence of Simon, Lord Lovat, &c. Edinburgh. William Blackwood, 1825. First edition. Quarto. viii, 208pp. With an engraved frontispiece, a further two engraved plates, and two folding genealogical tables. Recent calf-backed green cloth, lettered in gilt. Later inked ownership inscription (John Sinclair, 1863) to head of browned title page, offsetting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23725
HOME, John. The history of the rebellion in the year 1745. London. Printed by A. Strahan...for T. Cadell, Jun., and W. Davies, 1802. First edition. Quarto. xx, 394pp, [1]. With an engraved plate, an engraved map, and three engraved folding plans. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Scattered light foxing. A crisp copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23726
BEVERIDGE, Erskine. Wanderings with a Camera 1882-1898. Edinburgh. Privately printed, William Brown, 1922. First edition. Quarto. Number one of 50 copies printed. In two volumes. 313 leaves of photographic collotype plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, bruised at head of spines. Endpapers browned. A crisp copy. The compiler John H. Beveridge's own copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to limitation page. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23283
[TRINIDAD]. COLLENS, James Henry [compiler]. The trinidad and tobago year book, 1898. With Appendix containing the Civil List. Compiled from Official Records, &c. Trinidad. Printed at the Government Printing Office, 1897. First edition. 8vo. 220, 65pp, [1], xxx, [2]. With a terminal advertisement catalogue. Contemporary red morocco, tooled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Sir Hubert Edward Henry Jerningham to FEP. Presentation copy, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Lady Jerningham / with compliments & New Years' / greetings from the Compiler / 1 Jan. 1898'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23509
MACAULAY, [Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay]. The history of England from the accession of James the Second. London. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. 8vo. In eight volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Contemporary manuscript letter pasted to FFEP of Vol. I, addressed to one James Milner from Sidney Smith, presenting the volumes as a gift in return for services rendered. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19141
SHACKLETON, Ernest, Sir. Mon Expedition au Sud Polaire 1914-1917. Tours. Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, [1924]. First edition in French. Quarto. 380pp, [2]. With numerous black and white illustrations from photographs in the text, and two maps (one folding). Original publisher's pictorial green cloth, A.E.G. Worn, lower hinge exposed, text-block separating from binding - held by front pastedown only, lightly rubbed and sunned. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23452
[CRELLE, August Leopold]. Rechentafeln welche alles multiplizieren und dividieren mit Zahlen unter tausend ganz ersparen, bei grosseren Zahlen aber die Rechnung erleichtern und sicherer machen. Neue Ausgabe besorgt von O. Seeliger. Mit Tafeln der Quadrat- und Kubikzahlen von 1-1000. Berlin. Georg Reimer, 1907. New edition. Folio. viii, [504]pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in black. Lightly rubbed. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, inked ownership inscription of Joshua Bailey Jr. to head of title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23941
[DIXON, Margaret]. M.D.C.. Chronicles of christopher columbus a poem in twelve cantos. London. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, 1882. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 315pp, [1]. With half-title, featuring a presentation inscription in the author's hand 'To Joshua Dixon, Sepr. 30th 1882'. Finely bound in contemporary green morocco, elaborately gilt-stamped, with monogram initials 'JD' to centre of upper board. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and bumped, corners slightly exposed. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 23845
DOUVILLE, J. V.. The speaking french grammar, forming a collection of colloquial essays particularly adapted to render the Speaking of French easy to english persons: in sixty lessons. London. Published by the Boosey and Sons et al., 1827. 8vo. x, [2], 412pp. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and browned, loss and tearing to head of spine, joints split. Contemporary printed advertisement for 'Mr. Douville's Terms for teaching the French language' pasted to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23329
[PLYMOUTH SOUND]. Interesting particulars, relative to that great national undertaking, the breakwater, Now constructing in Plymouth Sound... Devon. Printed for, and sold by J. Johns, [1821]. First edition. 34pp. With three folding engraved plates (two hand-coloured).

[Bound after:] BENTHAM, Samuel, Sir. Services rendered in the civil department of the navy, in investigating and bringing to official notice, abuses and imperfections... [London]. [J. G. Barnard], 1813. xvi, [4], 188pp.

[And:] [BENTHAM, Samuel, Sir]. [Caption title:] Answers to the Comptroller's Objections, &c. &c. [London].[R. Edwards], [1800]. 127pp, [1].

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£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20610
DAVIS, J[oseph] B[arnard]. A popular manual of the art of preserving health; embracing the subjects of diet, air, exercise, gymnastics, general and physical education, occupations, bathing, clothing, ventilation, etc. etc. London. Whittaker and Co., 1836. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [1], 504pp. Original publisher's dark green cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, slight shipping to lettering-piece. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Mr. Hy. Frieman, / with the Author's kind regards / and best wishes, / Jan. 13, 1837'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20905
[JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond]. Sketches of the last naval war. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxvii, [3], 240, 32; [4], 300pp. With nine engraved folding charts/maps predominantly depicting the battles of St. Vincent and Trafalgar. Original publisher's blind-stamped burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Later bookplates of R. C. Fiske to both FEPs, occasional spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23826
BROCKLEHURST, Thomas Unett. Mexico to-day: a country with a great future, and a glance at the prehistoric remains and antiquities of the montezumas. London. John Murray, 1883. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 259pp, [1]. With an illustrated colour frontispiece and a further 54 illustrated plates from sketches by the author. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Binding cocked, lightly rubbed and with some soiling to lower board, chipping to head and foot of spine. Book-label of Sir Philip l. Brocklehurst to FEP, frontispiece detached, long tears to leaves A3 and A4 - naively repaired ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23735
SHELLABARGER, Samuel. The Chevalier Bayard: A Study in Fading Chivalry. London. Skeffington & Sons, Ltd., [1928]. 8vo. xiii, [1], 391pp, [1]. With a black and white photographic frontispiece and a further 14 black and white plates. Original publisher’s pictorial black cloth, stamped in gilt and red. Lightly rubbed and marked. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22431
HARE, Christopher. The story of bayard: the good knight without fear and without reproach. London. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1911. 8vo. xvi, 256pp. With an illustrated colour frontispiece, and a further seven illustrated colour plates by Herbert Cole. Handsome contemporary gilt-tooled calf prize binding by Riviere & Son for the Southport Centre, Cambridge (with their arms to upper board) A.E.G. Minor shelf-wear, Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22416