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ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15149
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15149
[MISSAL]. Missale romanum ex decreto sacrosancti concilii tridentini restitutum... Olispone, [i.e. Lisbon]. Typographia regia, et privilegio, 1784. Folio. [30], 672pp, cxlvi, [10], 58. Several engraved devotional images within pagination. Contemporary red morocco, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and gilt gauffered edges, yellow metal clasps. Rubbed, small incision to lower joint, paper label to upper board. Tears to FFEP, occasional marginal loss/tearing, some occasional marking. More > £ 1,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14409
[MATHEMATICS]. W. H. Theobold's Mid Nineteenth-century Mathematical Workbook. [s.n.] C.1851. Quarto. 53ff. Manuscript on paper. Victorian melange paper backed marbled boards. Rubbed, with some tearing and loss to base of spine. One leav detached, with two more nearly so but just holding. An immaculately presented early-Victorian mathematical workbook, throughout with solved problems under the two headings 'Mental Calculations' and 'Promiscuous Questions', with several problems mentioning the dates 1850/51. Examples include: 'What would a board 16 feet ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 9163
[MATHEMATICS]. Joseph White's 'Simple Rules', a Mid-Ninteenth Century Manuscript. [s.n.]. 1861. Quarto. 44ff. Manuscript on paper. Victorian melange paper backed marbled boards. Inscribed to FEP 'Joseph White's Book, July 15th 1861'. Amongst a wealth of purely numerical calculations under the headings 'Simple Rules' and 'Compound Rules', some 16 pages of problems are solved. Examples include: 'A man born in the year 1750 when will be 21 years of age', 'There are two numbers the least whereof is ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 9162
[MATHEMATICS]. Mensuration of Superficies, By William Stead. Nov. 1848. 4to. 75ff. Roan backed machine-marbled paper boards. Black and blue ink throughout. Rubbed, with some chipping, tear to base of spine. Some loss to FEP. An extensive mid-nineteenth century manuscript mathematical workbook consisting on calligraphic titles, problems, calculations and well-executed diagrams. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 9543
CULLEN, Alex[ander]. Adventures in socialism: New Lanark establishment and Orbiston Community. Glasgow. John Smith and Son, Ltd., 1910. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 329pp, [1]. With half -title, four photogravure plates, and a folding lithographic plan. Title in red and black. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to half title; 'With the author's compliments / Xmas. 1909 / Alex. Cullen'. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 15176
WEDDERBURN, John. [DALRYMPLE, David. Lord Hailes]. A specimen of a book, intituled, ane compendious booke, of godly and spiritual sangs, collectit out of sundrie partes of the scripture, with Sundrie of other Ballate changed out of prophane sanges, for avoyding of sinne and harlotrie... Edinburgh. Printed by W. Ruddiman, J. Richardson, and Company, 1765. First edition. 8vo in 4s. [2], 46pp. Printed on thick paper. Finely bound in later brown crushed half-morocco, gilt, marbled boards, by Ramage. Slight fading to spine, else a fine copy. T.E.G, others uncut, with original stab stitching holes visible to gutter margin. With manuscript additions in a contemporary hand to E2-3 to five expurgated lines of text. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18537
PLINY, The Younger. C. plinii caecilii secundi epistolarum libri x. Londini [i.e. London]. Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells, 1790. 8vo. [4], 484pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Handsomely bound in contemporary navy morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplate of William Cavendish to FEP, inked ownership inscription of Cavendish dated 1824 and recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19050
[DUKE OF YORK]. D'ARNAUDIN, H.E.. Memoire Historique et Miitaire des Campagnes de 1793, 1794 et Commencement de 1795 dans les Pays-Bas, la Hollande &c par l'Armee Britannique aux Ordres de SAeRe Monseigneur le Duc d'York agissant de Concert avec les Armees Imperiale, Prussienne de Hollandoise. Avec le Recit decequi s'est passe en memetems aux Armees du Rhin le tout Enrici de Cartes et Plans. Tome Premier [-Deuxieme]. . [s.i.]. Dec. 1796 a Londres Manuscript on paper. Two volumes. [2], 192, 191*-192*, 193-264, [4]; [6], 114, 111*-114*, 115- 198, 195*-198*, 199-274, 273*-274*, 275-409pp, [3]. With three illustrated orders of battle/charts. Contemporary red straight-grained, richly gilt-tooled morocco, bound for the dedicatee, the Duke of York, with his armorial to head of spine. Rubbed, with some loss/tearing to spines, joints, some marking. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Upper hinge of volume I split. More > £ 9,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17774
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of all the officers of the army and royal marines on full and half-pay: with an index: and a succession of colonels. [London]. [Printed by C. Roworth], [1806]. Fifty-fourth edition. 8vo. [4], 337, *337-*338, 338-846pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20613
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of the officers of the army, and marines; with an index: a list of the officers on half-pay; and a succession of colonels. [London]. [s.n.], [1786]. Thirty-fourth edition. 8vo. [2], 22, 25-136, 135-213, 300-376pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Rubbed and a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplate of Charles Bybie Lyster to FEP, light toning to margins. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20615
FITZGERALD, Percy. The Good Queen Charlotte. London. Downey & Co. Ltd., 1899. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 292pp. With a photogravure frontispiece, and a further three photogravure plates. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, red cloth boards, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, later book-label of Iain J. A. S. Woolley to FEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18297
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. D. junii juvenalis aquinatis satirae XVI...quibus adjectae sunt, a. persii flacci satirae... Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excudebant Andreas et Joannes M. Duncan, Academiae typographi, 1825. 8vo. In two volumes. clx, 419pp, [1]; 733, [1], 2pp. With half-titles to both Vols., an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page to Vol. I, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements to Vol. II. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled green half-morocco, marbled paper boards, marbled edges. Extremities lightly rubbed, Marbled endpapers, offsetting to title page of Vol. I, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21187
VIRGIL. P. virgilii maronis opera... Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumptum fecit et venumdat I. C. Hinrichs, 1852. Editio tertia [i.e. third edition]. 8vo. In three volumes. xxviii, 504; [2], 659, [1]; [2], 688p. Contemporary Harrow School prize binding, gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP of Vol. I, lightly spotted. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20934
FERAMUSIUS, Carolus. Epulum parasiticum, Quod eruditi conditores, instructoresque... Norimbergae [i.e. Nuremberg]. [s.n.], 1665. [56], 315pp, [1]. With an additional engraved title page and five engraved plates.

[Bound with:] PINCIER, Johann. Johan pincieri m. d. Aenigmatum libri tres, cum Solutionibus... Hagae-Comitum [i.e. The Hague]. Ex Typographia Adriani Vlacq, 1655. [20], 345pp, [19].

12mo. Bound by Ihrig (signed to the foot of spine, in gilt) in later blind-ruled red morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and marked. ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19245
[PRATT, Anne]. The excellent woman as described in the book of proverbs XXXI-10-31. [London]. Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850) 8vo. 158pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved title page, a further 22 engraved plates, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Attractively bound by B. West of Clerkenwell, London, in contemporary (original?) gilt-stamped tan morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle spotted. Contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20390
[DAMOURS, Louis]. Lettres de Ninon de l'Enclos au Marquis de Sevigne. Amsterdam. Chez Francois Joly, 1750. First edition. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], xii, 186; [2], 200pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, engraved title pages to both volumes, and a final errata leaf to Vol. II. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities stained and sunned, a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, margins lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 19521