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SERMINI, Gentile. Ser meoccio ghiottone. Modena. Tipografia Vincenzi, 1868. First edition. 8vo. 32pp. Contemporary richly gilt-tooled vellum, T.E.G. Extremities a trifle discoloured. Silk endpapers, Armorial bookplate of Lord Mexborough and later book-label of Louis Thompson Rowe to verso of FFEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 24182
THEOCRITUS. Selecta quaedam theocriti idyllia. Recensiut, variorum notas adjecit suasque animadversiones, partim latine, partim anglice scriptas, immiscuit, thomas edwards, s.t.p.. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Cambridge]. Typis Academicis Excudebat J. Archdeacon, 1779. First edition. 8vo. [8], 388pp, [4]. With a leaf of errata and a final advertisement leaf. Parallel Latin and Greek texts followed by Latin and English notes. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Extremities a trifle marked and sunned. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, small hole to margin of leaf X8, light damp-staining to head of text block. Presentation copy, inked ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 14630
DUREL, John. Sanctae Ecclesiae anglicanae adversus Iniquas atque inverecundas Schismaticorum criminationes vindiciae. Londini. Typis Guliel. Godbid, prostant apud Guliel. Wells & Rob. Scott, 1669. First edition. Quarto. [116], 537pp, [1]. With initial imprimatur leaf misbound after title-page. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities a trifle rubbed and discoloured, recent ink library shelf-mark to spine. Nineteenth-century armorial bookplate of 'Revd. Francis Fortescue Knottesford' to FEP alongside later book label of 'Guliemi O'Brien' and the recent book label of 'Miltown Park Library', ink-stamp of Miltown Park Library to title-page, ink correction to ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15489
GRAILE, John. Sacra privata In duas Partes distributa: quaram una Tractatum continet de Religiosa Solitudine, Privatis Precibus aliisque Officiis piis, cum Doctrinae Studio conjungendis. Altera Varias id genus Preces, Literatorum (in primis Juniorum) Pietati augendae destinatas. Londini, [i.e. London]. Typis J.L. Impensis autem Gualteri Kettilby, 1699. First edition. 8vo. [16], 141, [7], 183pp, [3]. Without terminal blank leaf. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rebacked in later calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with loss to extremities. Some loss and perforation to FFEP, small paper flaws to E3 and G4 with slight loss of text. Ink inscriptions of Hugo Pigot to FEP (dated 1710) and title, with latin motto inscribed to FFEP. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 11482
ALLIBOND, John. Rustica academiae oxoniensis Nuper Reformatae descriptio, In Visitatione Fanatica Octobris sexto, &c. Anno Domini 1648 cum Comitiis ibidem Anno sequente: Et aliis notatu non Indignis. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis G. Redmayne, [1700?]. Third edition. Quarto. 19pp, [1]. Stitched into original marbled paper wrappers. A trifle dog-earred, with some loss to spine, tearing/creasing to extremities, but nevertheless a remarkable survival in unsophisticated condition More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 13579
NOUVRAY, Mme. de. Robinson du Jeune Age ou Aventures les plus curieuses de robinson cruso√©. Paris. Langlum√© et Peltier, [s.d., c.1845] 12mo. [2], 216pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved title page, and a further two engraved plates. Original publisher's gilt-stamped turquoise paper boards. Rubbed, joints split, some loss to head and foot of darkened spine, without lettering-piece. Endpapers browned, early inked ownership inscription to FFEP, slight damp-staining to foot of frontispiece and initial gathering. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22690
TESAURO, Emanuele. Reverendi patris emanuelis thesauri e societate jesu caesares; Et ejusdem varia carmina: Quibus accesserunt Nobilissimorum Orientis & Occidentis Pontificum elogia, & varia opera Poetica. Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Excudebat L. Lichfield, Impensis Gulielmi Webb, 1637. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition]. 12mo. [6], 151pp, [1]. Recent calf-backed marbled paper boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle marked. Very small worm-trail to first two gatherings - just clipping text at times, without loss of sense, leaves trimmed with very occasional slight loss to catchwords. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 17307
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
DREXEL, Jeremias. Recta intentio Omnium humanarum actionum amussis. Monachii [i.e. Munich]. Formis Cornelii Leysserii, 1628. Editio tertia [i.e. third edition]. 24mo. [26], 625pp, [1]. With an engraved title-page and two engraved plates. Partially uncut in contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and a trifle rubbed and marked. Nineteenth-century ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light browning to title-page, offsetting from plates, very occasional slight marginal water-staining, lightly foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15537
HORACE. Q. horati flacci. Opera. Londini [i.e. London]. Kegan Paul, Trench & Soc., 1882. 12mo. [4], 293pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Title in red and black. Bound by Suttaby of London in contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine sunned, a trifle rubbed and marked. Decorated endpapers, recent bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to verso of FFEP, else internally immaculate. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16642
TERENCE. Publii Terentii Afri comoediae, Phaedri fabulae Aesopiae, Publii Syri et aliorum veterum sententiae, ex recensione et cum notis Richardi Bentleii. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Canterbury]. Apud Cornelium Crownfield, 1726. Quarto. In two parts. [7], xxv, 444; [8], 87pp, [1]. With two engraved plates. The second part has a separate title page reading: 'Phaedri Augusti liberti fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque...Cantabrigiae apud Cornelium Crownfield'. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Recent book-label of Peter Allan Hansen to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to FFEP, minute worm-trail to gutter. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19153
STATIUS, Publius Papinus. Publii Papinii Statii Sylvarum libri v. Cum notis ad marginem Commentarii vice, Quas undecunque collegit thomas stephens, Scholae buriensis Moderator. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Cambridge]. Apud Thomam Buck, 1651. First edition. 8vo. [16], 128, 127-163, [9], 48pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary calf, later rebacked and recornered, later red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed. Later endpapers, manuscript note pasted to FEP, ink library shelf-marks to head of title, ink-stamps of the British Museum - with later withdrawn stamps dated 1818 - to verso of title-page, p.97, and p.48, occasional ink underlining, spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 15399