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BRINGER, Rodolphe. Le Bon Chevalier Bayard. Paris. Pierre Lafitte & Cie., [1913]. 8vo. 80pp. With numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher’s pictorial paper boards, gilt. Rubbed and a trifle bumped, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22415
BRUEYS, [David-Augustin de]. PALAPRAT, [Jean de]. L'avocat patelin, comedie en trois actes et en prose, Par MM. brueys et palaprat. Representee pour la premiere sois a Paris, par les Comediens Francais, le 4 juin 1706. A Paris. Chez Mad. George, [1798]. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 8vo. 36pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to title, printed paper slip bearing the imprint of Chez Mad. George pasted over the actual imprint of Chez Fages, slight loss to lower margin of leaf D2, light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19035
BUCHANAN, George. Geor: Buchanani Scoti poemata quae extant. Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Joannem Janssonium, 1641. 16mo. 561pp, [15]. With an engraved title page. Contemporary blind-ruled calf. Extremities worn, loss to head and foot of spine, some scoring/minute holes. Without front endpapers, early inked ownership inscription to head of title page, pen-trials to rear endpapers, occasional dust-soiling/ink-spotting, several gatherings protruding from text-block. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17743
BUNSEN, Robert. Gasometrische methoden. Braunschweig [i.e. Brunswick]. Druck und verlag von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1857. First edition. 8vo. x, 305pp, [3]. With a half-title, a terminal errata leaf, and numerous woodcuts in the text. Contemporary half-cloth, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities worn and marked, joints split, spine sunned. Hinges exposed, ink library stamps and shelf-marks to half-title and title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25082
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
[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
[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. Breviarium parisiense...Pars hyemalis. Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Sumptibus suis ediderunt Bibliopolae Usuum Parisiensium, 1767. 12mo. 9, [23], 484, cciii, [5], xvi, 12pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, slight wear to endpapers, ink ownership inscription to FEP, light water-staining to first gathering - primarily marginal, occasional spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16197
[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. Index librorum prohibitorum sanctissimi domini nostri pii septimi pontificis maximi jussu editus. Romae [i.e. Rome]. Ex Typographia Rev. Camerae Apostolicae, 1819. 8vo. [2], xliv, 351, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3, [1], 3pp, [1]. With a half-title and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Alexander Thomson of Banchory to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18744
[CAUSANS, Le Chevalier de]. [Division du cercle]. [Paris]. [s.n.], [1759]. Folio. 3pp, [1]. Single folded sheet. Creased, margins a trifle chipped, ink-stamp of Furstlich-Starhemberg'sche Familien Bibliothek to head of p.1, later inked manuscript numerals to foot. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 11737
CHAIGNEAU, M. D. [translator]. Tho' nam ky ou lettre cochinchinoise sur les evenements de la guerre franco-annamite. Paris. Imprimerie Nationale, 1876. First edition. [2], ii, 39pp, [1]. Parallel French and Vietnamese text.

[Bound with:] Tho' thiep theo Tho' nam ky, suite de la lettre annamite. Poeme sur la conduite des jeunes annamites apres la guerre. Paris. Imprimerie Nationale, 1876. First edition. 23pp, [1]. Parallel French and Vietnamese text.

8vo. Recent red cloth, lettered in gilt. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Recent inked ownership inscription of Milton ... More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24814
CICERO, Marcus Tullius. M. T. Ciceronis de officiis libri tres, Cato major, Laelius, paradoxa, somnium scipionis. Oxoniae [i.e. Oxford]. e Theatro Sheldoniano...Prostant venales apud Sam. Wilmot Bibliopol. Oxon, 1729. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition]. 8vo. [8], 326pp, [32]. Contemporary blind-tooled calf. Rubbed and heavily marked. Pastedowns sprung, later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, very occasional later inked annotations and highlights to text, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25104
[CLASSICAL GREEK LITERATURE]. Poikile historia; sive, novus historiarum, fabellarumque delectus; ex Aeliano, Polyæno, Aristotele, Max. Tyrio...Versione et notis illustravit Jacobus Upton...Accessere tres orationes funebres Periclis, Lysiæ et Platonis... Etonae [i.e. Eton]. J. Pote, 1785. Editio altera recognita et aucta [i.e. revised and enlarged edition. 8vo. [16], 198; 107pp, [1]. The first two words of title transliterated from the Greek. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting. Scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24018