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GUTZMER, A[ugust]. Zum jubilaum der logarithmen. Leipzig. Teubner, 1914. First edition. Quarto. 16pp. Original publisher's printed orange wrappers. Rubbed and sunned, a trifle marked, central vertical crease, inked inscription to upper wrapper. Occasional chipping/short tears to margins, book-label of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24007
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
ROSCOE, William. Vita di lorenzo de' medici detto il magnifico. Pisa. co' Caratteri di Didot presso Niccolo Capurro, 1816. Seconda edizione. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. [8], xxix, [1], 133, [3], lii, 208pp, clxviii. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary sheep-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and marking to spine, with private library shelf-label to foot. Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 15158
DUCRAY-DUMINEL, M. [Francois-Guillaume]. Victor, ou l'enfant de la foret. A Paris. Chez le Prieur, Libraire, [1798]. Third edition. 12mo. Four volumes. 242, [2]; 257, [1]; 275, [1]; 325pp, [1]. With half-title and engraved frontispiece to each volume. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco over marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed to spines, bumping to corners. Marbled endpapers. Early ink inscription of E. Matheiu to head of each title, occasional marginal loss to text blocks. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11086
KAULFUSS, J[ohann] S[amuel]. Ueber den geist der Polnischen sprache. Eine einleitung in die Polnische literar-geschichte sur Deutsche. Halle. Bey Schimmelpfennig und Comp., 1804. First edition. 8vo. 227pp, [1]. With two folding plates of musical notation. Original publisher's tan paper wrappers, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Slight wear to extremities with some loss to head and foot of spine. Ink shelf-marks to FEP of Sir Thomas Phillipps' Middle Hill Library, lightly foxed throughout. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13461
KRAITCHIK, M[aurice]. Traite des carres magiques. Paris. Gauthier-Villars, 1930. First edition. 8vo. 108pp, [4]. With two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's drab wrappers. Extremities browned, sunned, and chipped, title in manuscript to spine. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper panel, leaves toned. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22552
LE VASSOR, Michel. Traite de la maniere d'examiner les differens de religion, dedie' au roy de la grande bretagne. A Amsterdam. Chez Pierre Brunel, 1697. First edition. 12mo. [40], 605pp, [1]. Without terminal (blank?) leaf. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, recent book-label and ink shelf-marks of the 'Bath Reference Library' to FFEP, ink ownership inscription to head of title; 'Edwd. Tottenham 1829', light browning to title-page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16054
[SEXBY, Edward], [TITUS, Silius]. Traicte politique, Compose Par william allen, Anglois, Et traduit nouvellement en francois, Ou il est prouve par l'exemple de Moyse, et par d'autres, tires hors de l'escriture, que tuer un tyran titulo vel exercitio, n'est pas un meurtre. Lugduni [i.e. Paris]. [s.n.], 1658 [i.e. 1792] 16mo. 72 [i.e. 172]pp. Handsomely bound by Thouvenin in contemporary gilt-ruled black calf, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later bookplate of James Elwin Millard to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20344
MONTI, Vincenzo. Tragedie del cavaliere vincenzo monti. Firenze [i.e. Florence]. Presso Niccolo Conti, 1818. 12mo. 323pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's buff wrappers, housed within recent custom black cloth slip-case. Extremities worn and sunned. Inked ownership inscription to verso of upper wrapper, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19475
BRANT, Sebastian. Titulorum omnium juris tam civilis, quam canonici expositiones, Sebastiano Brant. I.V. Doctore celeberrimo, Autore. His accessit Modus studendi in utroque iure per loannem Baptistam Caccialupum. Omnia ad vetustorum exemplarium sidem nune ultimum diligentissime repurgata: adiectis insuper ad singulos Titulos suis numeris. Lugduni [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, 1619. 8vo. 469pp, [36]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed and soiled. Ink inscriptions and annotations to recto of FFEP and title, slight loss to top of title with red and green ink marks to margins, all leaves toned and foxed, lower hinge cracked, loss to blank REP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12190
COOPER, Thomas. Thesaurus linguae Romanae & Britannicae, tam accurate congestus, vt nihil pene in eo desyderari possit, quod vel Latine complectatur amplissimus Stephani Thesaurus, vel Anglice, toties aucta Eliotae Bibliotheca: opera & industria Thomae Cooperi Magdalenensis... Impressum Londini [i.e. London]. [in aedibus Henrici Bynnemani [by Henry Denham], 1584. Folio. [1712]pp. Without initial and final blank. In this edition the title page has device with a chained bear, standing upright; line 12 of title ends 'cogni-'. Contemporary panelled calf, recently expertly rebacked and recornered to style, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and marked with some later calf repairs. Later inked ownership inscriptions of Matthew Wren to recto of FFEP and title page, some worming, damp-staining ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 12230
BRENTON, Edward Pelham. The naval history of Great Britain from the year MDCCLXXXIII. to MDCCCXXXVI. London. Henry Colburn, 1837. A new and greatly improved edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xxiv, 640; [4], 728pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and 21 further engraved plates and plans. Contemporary black half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Some rubbing, particularly to joints, corners bumped. Recent armorial bookplates to both FEPs, light foxing to plates, upper hinge of Vol. I exposed with board working loose, gathering D of Vol. I separating from text-block, clipping ... More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 13905
GENLIS, Stéphanie Félicité, Comtesse de. Theatre a l'usage des jeunes personnes. A Geneve [i.e. Geneva]. Chez les Librairies Associes, 1785. 12mo. In four volumes. Without half-titles. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed, slight chipping to head of spine of Vol. III. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, occasional spotting/toning. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21134