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LARCHEY, Loredan. Histoire du gentil seigneur de bayard... Paris. Hachette, 1882. Quarto. xvi, 540pp. With a photogravure frontispiece, 11 chromolithographic plates, 34 black and white plates, and 187 engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher’s red morocco backed buckram, elaborately decorated in gilt and black, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22434
LARCHEY, Loredan. Histoire du gentil seigneur de bayard... Paris. Hachette, 1882. Quarto. xvi, 540pp. With a photogravure frontispiece, 11 chromolithographic plates, 34 black and white plates, and 187 engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary red calf, lettered in gilt, gilt supra libros of Katharine Dolores Feilden to upper board, A.E.G. Rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Katharine Dolores Feilden to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22435
KOTZEBUE, August von. Bayard. Ein Schauspiel in funf Akten. Leipzig. Paul Gotthelf Kummer, 1801. First edition. 8vo. 272pp. Uncut in original publisher’s powder blue wrappers, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities lightly rubbed and marked, some surface loss to spine. Inked ownership inscription to head of title, occasional spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22424
DELANDINE DE ST.-ESPRIT. Histoire de bayard. Paris. Librairie de Debecourt, 1842. 8vo. 470pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher’s green printed wrappers. A trifle rubbed, some surface loss to sunned spine. Foxed. The Comte de Chambord's copy, with the Maggs Bros book label to verso of upper wrapper More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22426
[CHEVALIER DE BAYARD]. La tresjoyeuse, plaisante et recreative hystoire, compose par le loyal serviteur, des faiz, gestes, triumphes et prouesses du bon chevalier sans paour et sans reprouche, le gentil seigneur de bayart... Paris. J. L. F. Foucault, 1820. 8vo. 410pp. Handsomely bound by Frost & Company of Bath in recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, tooled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22421
CAMDEN, William. Annales rerum anglicarum, et hibernicarum, regnante elizabetha ad annum saltus M.D.LXXXIX. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis Guilielmi Stansbii, Impensis Simonis Watersoni, 1615. First edition. Folio. [8], 499pp, [21]. Without two initial blank leaves and terminal errata leaf. Leaf A2 misprinted A3. Leaf B1 a cancel, as issued. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, some loss to head and foot of spine, splitting to joints, upper board working loose, chipping to lettering-piece. Ownership inscriptions of 'C. L. Eastwick, 1924' to FEP and head of title-page, very occasional browning/spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14586
CAMDEN, William. Britannia sive florentissimorum regnorum, angliae, scotiae, hibernae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Authore Guilielmo Camdeno. Nunc postremò recognita, & magna accessione post Germanicam aeditionem adaucta. Londini, [i.e. London]. impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. Fifth edition. Quarto. [16], 324, 327-642, 645-719, 718-831pp, [27], 30pp, [2]. With terminal blank and two folded leaves of maps; included in the pagination are the extra-engraved title (misbound, along with A2, between A6/7) and ten full-page engraved illustrations, of coins, antiquities (such as Stonehenge and a map of Ireland).

Handsomely bound in late seventeenth-century/early eighteenth- century blind-panelled polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering- piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21189
[CARTOUCHE]. Les amours de cartouche, ou, aventures singulieres et galantes de cet homme, Trop celebre, qui n'ont jamais ete publiées: dont le Manuscrit a ete trouvee apres la prise de la Bastille.. Londres, [but probably Paris]. [s.n., s.d.] 16mo in 8s. 183pp, [1]. Finely bound in nineteenth-century half red morocco (by Roger De Coverly and Sons, with their stamp to verso of FFEP), marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest shelf-wear to extremities, marginal paper flaw to O4, title and preliminaries slightly marked. Lord Rosebery's copy, with his leather monogrammed ('AR') armorial book-label to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20122
BEVERIDGE, William. Meddylieu Neillduol ar grefydd, Dosbarthedig mewn deuddeg pwngc; a Bwriadeu Gweithadwy Ffurfiedig arnunt. [London]. Printiedig yn Llundain, ac a werthir gan Wiliam Roberts, 1727. 12mo. [18], 280pp, [8]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and five final pages of advertisements for books printed for and sold by William Mears. Contemporary panelled calf. Rubbed, a trifle bumped. Near contemporary pen-trials to endpapers, some loss to FFEP, near contemporary ownership inscription of John Jones to title page, lightly spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19337
[ERPENIUS, Thomas]. Elementa linguae arabicae ex Erpenii Rudimentis ut plurimum desumpta. Cujus Praxi grammaticae novam legendi praxin addidit Leonardus Chappelow, Linguae Arabicae apud Cantabrigienses Professor. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis Caroli Ackers, 1730. First edition. 8vo. [2], vi, [2], 103pp, [1]. With a final page of errata. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, recent red paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Rubbed, joints split, upper board held by cords only. Inked ownership inscription of Tho: Wickins to recto of FFEP, manuscript annotations (partially in an Arabic hand) to errata page. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19402
[CEBES]. Kebetos Thebaiou pinax. Cebetis Thebani Tabula. Nova versione, in puerorum usus, donata, et selectioribus criticorum notis illustrata. Accedit quoque elegantissima Ludovici Odaxii versio; Necnon Notae, & Index Verborum locupletissimus. Opera Thomae Johnson, M.A. Londini [i.e. London]. Impensis Authoris, 1720. 8vo. [4], ii, [6], 179pp, [25]. With a half-title. The first three words are transliterated from the Greek. Parallel Latin and Greek texts. Contemporary speckled calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slightly chipped at head of spine, paper shelf-labels to top and bottom spine compartments. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. The Macclesfield copy, with the armorial 'South Library' bookplate ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19152
DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. La fausse agnes, ou le poete campagnard. Comedie En prose en trois Actes. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [4], 137pp, [3].

[Bound with:] DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. Le tambour nocturne, ou le mari devin, comedie angloise. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [10], 116pp, [4].

[And:] DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. Le dissipateur ou l'honneste-friponne, comedie. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [2], xii, 127pp, [3].

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities worn, joints split. Typed booksellers description pasted to FEP. Armorial bookplate of ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21594
BEAUMARCHAIS, [Pierre-Augustin] Caron de. Memoires de m. caron de beaumarchais: ecuyer, conseiller-secretaire du roi, lieutenant-general des chasses au bailliage & capitainerie de la Varenne du Louvre, grande venerie & fauconnerie de France, accuse de corruption de juge, contre M. Goezman, conseiller de grand-chambre au Parlement de Paris, accuse de subornation & de faux, Mme. Goezman, & le sieur Bertrand, accuses, le sieur Marin, gazetier de France, & le sieur Darnaud-Baculard, conseiller d'ambassade, assignes comme temoins. Paris. [s.n.], 1775. 499pp, [1].

[Bound with:] BEAUMARCHAIS, [Pierre-Augustin] Caron de. Memoire pour Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. Paris. [s.n.], 1775. xiv, [1], 16-143pp, [1].

12mo. Contemporary speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, chipping to lettering-piece, loss and worming to head of spine, joints split, boards held by cords only. Marbled endpapers, later bookplates of Roger Senhouse and John Fowles to FEP, inked ownership inscription to title ... More >
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21599
COKE, Sir Edward. TROTMAN, Edward. Haec epitome undecim librorum relationum honoratissimi et docti viri Edvardi Coke Mil. defuncti, quondam capital' justic' placitor' coram ipso Rege tenend', & Regiae Majestati a sanctioribus consiliis, cum venia reverendorum & honoratissimorum judicum praelo commissa fuit: et ho opusculum Edvardus Trotman Armig' Interioris Templi socius, in lege apprenticius, honorabili societati ejusdem hospitii (cujus voto idem editum fuit) merito dedicat, et optat quod hoc compendium non sit alicui lectori dispendium. Londini [i.e. London]. Excus-per assignat. J. More Armigeri, 1640. First edition. 8vo. [10], 579pp, [1]. Without initial leaf (blank but for signature-mark). Contemporary blind- ruled calf. Extremities marked and worn, slight surface loss to lower board, remnant of later paper label to head of spine. Pastedowns sprung, early inked ownership inscription and manuscript shelf references to front endpapers, later inked ownership inscription of ‘Jms. Aspinall’ to title, single manuscript annotation to p.6, occasional spotting. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 16087
AMES, William. Medulla theologica. Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Joannem Janssonium, 1641. Editio Nouissima [i.e. new edition]. 12mo. [10], 408pp. With an engraved title page. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured, some light scoring. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light browning. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19556
[BOILEAU-DESPREAUX, Nicolas]. Oeuvres diverses Du Sieur D*** avec le traite du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le discours, Traduit du Grec de Longin. a Amsterdam. Chez Abraham Wolfgang, 1677. Nouvelle edition, Reveue, corrigee, & augmentee de plusieurs Pieces nouvelles. 12mo. 160, [40], 101-214pp, [10]. With an extra-engraved title page, and four further engraved plates, all included in the pagination. Contemporary British (likely English) calf, blind-ruled to spine compartments and boards, with floral device to each corner of boards, with contrasting red morocco lettering-piece ('Boileaus Poetry'). Slightly rubbed, bumping to corners, joints just starting. Some marking to pastedowns, with bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP. ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19679
D'AVAUX, Claude de Mesmes, Comte. SERVIEN, Abel. Lettres De Messieurs d'avaux et servien, ambassadeurs Pour le Roy de France en Allemagne, concernantes leurs differens & leurs responses de part & d'autre en l'Annee 1644. [s.i.]. [s.n., s.d.], 1650. 16mo in 8s. 211, [5], 62pp, with blank leaf O4. Finely bound in eighteenth-century polished calf, spine lettered in gilt and decorated with blind-stamping. A trifle rubbed to extremities, joints creased, else a crisp copy. From Lord Minto's library, with his armorial case/shelf book label (with the motto "credunt quod vident") above the modern bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst) to FEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19673