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WOLFF, Christian [Johann von]. Zu der Trigonometrie und Ausziehung der Wurtzeln... Halle. Johann Gottfried Renger, 1711. First edition. 8vo. [14], 8, [304]pp. With an engraved frontispiece depicting Trigonometria seated in the heavens bearing a quadrant and telescope, and 111 plates (one folding). Title in red and black. Contemporary half-vellum, brocade paper boards, housed in recent custom buckram clamshell case. A trifle rubbed. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP. A crisp copy. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22563
WOLFF, Christian [Johann von]. Mathematisches lexicon... Leipzig. Johann Friedrich Gleditsch, 1716. First edition. 8vo. [14], 160÷2, 164÷2-1494÷2, [58]pp. Predominantly printed in double columns. Title in red and black. With an engraved frontispiece and numerous diagrams in the text. Contemporary calf, later rebacked. Extremities rubbed, joints split. Marbled pastedowns, hinges exposed, early unidentified armorial bookplate and recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23851
WOLFF, Christian [Johann von]. Tabulae sinuum atque tangentium tam naturalium, quam artificialium, una cum logarithmis numerorum vulgarium ad 1. usque ad 10000. Numeris quadratis ac cubicis ab 1. ad 1000. Edidit, præfatus est et regulam universalem solvendi omnia triangula tam plana, quam sphærica præmisit. Francofurti & Lipsiæ [i.e. Frankfurt & Leipzig]. Rengeriana [i.e. Renger], 1728. Second edition. 8vo. 12, [8], [304]pp. With an engraved allegorical frontispiece and a folding plate. Title in red and black. Recent paper boards, black morocco lettering-piece. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, leaves toned. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23777
WIST, Ki. ADIE. Nos quatre 9 libres d'Amour. Bruxelles [i.e. Brussels]. Editions Henriquez, 1964. First edition. 8vo. 1 of 45 copies printed. [22]pp. Leaves loosely inserted into original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Lightly damp-stained. Presentation copy, inked inscription to front blank fly-leaf: 'Un joyeux Noel 1969 / A Monsieur & Madame / Charles - / Tres cordialements / Ki Wist / Adie'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24168
WISHART, William. Dissertatio Medica inauguralis, de scorbuto: quam Annuente summo Numine, Ex auctoritate reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Wishart, gradu doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina honoribus ac privilgeiis rite & legitime consequendis, Eruditrum examini subjicit Michael Law. Edinburgi, [i.e. Edinburgh]. Apud T. & W. Ruddimannos, 1748. First edition. [4], 7pp, [1].

[Bound with;] Dissertation Medica inauguralis, de Rachitide: quam Annuente summo Numine, Ex auctoritate reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Wishart gradu doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina honoribus ac privilgeiis rite & legitime consequendis, Eruditrum examini subjicit Isaacus Unthank Hibernus, A. & R. Ad diem 30 Junii, hora locoque solitis. Edinburgi, Apud T. & W. Ruddimannos, 1748. [4], 11pp, [1].

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£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13092
WHITAKER, William. Praelectiones doctiss. viri guilielmi whitakeri... Herbornae Nassoviorum [i.e. Herborn]. Ex officina Christophori Corvini, 1607. 8vo. 334pp. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, recently rebacked to style, recent morocco lettering-piece. Boards rubbed. Near contemporary armorial bookplate of Earl Cornwallis and recent book-label of John Sparrow to FEP, paper flaw to first word of title, contemporary inked inscription to head of title-page ‘Rex Lex -6’, light damp-staining to head of all leaves, worming to margins throughout, very occasional contemporary inked highlighting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18689
WANOSTROCHT, N[icolas]. Recueil choisi de traits historiques et de contes moraux: avec la signification des mots en anglois au bas de chaque page. A l'usage des jeunes gens, de l'un et de l'autre sexe, qui veulent apprendre le francois. A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez J. Johnson et al., 1799. Sixieme edition [i.e. sixth edition]. 12mo. viii, 292pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary calf. Extremities rubbed, joints cracked, upper board held by cords only. Ink ownership inscription to verso of FFEP; 'Jane Birkbeck / Lynn / 1800', offsetting to title-page, short tear to margin of Q5, occasional ink-spotting to text, marginal marking. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16193
VOSSIUS, Isaac. Isaaci Vossii observationum ad Pomp. Melam appendix. Accedit ejusdem ad tertias P. Simonii objectiones responsio. Subjungitur Pauli Colomesii ad Henricum Justellum epistola. Londini [i.e. London]. Prostant apud Robertum Scott, 1686. Quarto. [2], 136pp, [2]. With an errata leaf. Without the dedication leaf (a common occurrence according to ESTC). Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities lightly discoloured and a trifle marked. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19487
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile. A Geneve [i.e. Geneva]. [s.n.], 1777. 12mo. [4], 191pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked inscription to head of title-page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19258
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile, traduites en vers francais par de lille. Edition a laquelle on a joint le texte latin, avec les notes et les variantes. A Paris. Chez Bleuet, [1794]. 8vo. 384pp. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and four engraved plates. Bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership initials to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18374
VIMONT, Charles. Histoire d'un navire. Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1879. Septième édition [i.e. seventh edition]. 8vo. [4], 367pp, [1]. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary red buckram boards, stamped in gilt and blind, later rebacked to style, gilt supralibros of the Lycee de Lille to upper board. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, foxed, ink-stain to lower corner of latter half of text-block. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23302
VERTOT, [Rene Aubert de]. Histoire des revolutions de suede... Paris. Chez Durand de Sugeres, 1778. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 8vo. In two volumes. [16], 401, [5]; [4], 362pp. With a half-title to Vol. II. Contemporary speckled calf, ruled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, paper repair to verso of Vol. I FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21631
VERCORS [BRULLER, Jean]. Le silence de la mer. La Haye [i.e. The Hague]. A.A.M. Stols, 1946. Limited edition. 8vo. Limited edition, number 91 of 3,000 copies printed. 68pp, [4]. Largely unopened in original publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Very minor shelf-wear. Endpapers browned, else internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24021