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[LITURGY - English]. The book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the sacraments... Cambridge. Printed by John Baskerville, 1760. 8vo. [690]pp. Without initial (blank?) leaf. Baskerville’s first edition, second state; this impression with borders and priced 'six shillings and six pence, unbound'. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-ruled straight-grain red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, gauffered edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18541
NANSEN, Fridtjof. Vers le pole traduit et abrege par charles rabot. 200 illustrations d'apres photographies et les dessins de l'explorateur. Paris. Ernest Flammarion, Editeur, [1897]. 8vo. viii, 424pp. With original white printed paper wrappers bound in. Finely bound in a twentieth-century designer binding; embossed and onlaid morocco designs to each board, the upper depicting a ship on frozen waters, two huskies, knotted rope and the title 'Vers le Pole', and the lower with two leaves on a stem with a sunset over the waters in the background, each board inset within ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24672
ZIMMERMANN, [Johann von]. Solitude considered with respect to its influence upon the mind and the heart. London. Printed for C. Dilly, 1792. Second edition. 8vo. x, [2], 420pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, early inked ownership inscriptions to head of title - later struck-through. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18122
STILLINGFLEET, Edward. An answer To several late treatises, Occasioned by a Book entituled a discourse Concerning the idolatry Practised in the Church of Rome, and The Hazard of Salvation in the Communion of it. London. Printed by R[obert] W[hite] for Henry Mortlock, 1673. [90], 291pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf. ESTC R564, Wing S5559.

[Uniformly bound with:] STILLINGFLEET, Edward. A Second discourse in vindication of the Protestant Grounds of Faith, Against the Pretence of Infallibility In the Roman Church... London. Printed by R[obert] W[hite] for H[enry] Mortlock, 1673. [16], 295-695pp, [3]. ESTC R12158, Wing S5559. With an initial imprimatur leaf and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 16387
[LITURGY - Latin]. Liturgia, seu liber Precum Communium, Et Administrationis sacramentorum... Londini [i.e. London]. Apud R. & J. Bonwicke et al., 1713. 12mo. [38], 184pp, [148]. With an engraved frontispiece. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, loss to upper corner of front blank fly-leaf, early inked inscription of 'John Murray / April 1726' to recto. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 15276
MANNI, Domenico M[aria]. Le veglie piacevoli... Venezia [i.e. Venice]. Negozio Zatta, 1762-63 Second edition. 8vo. Four volumes bound as one. 94; 96; 96; 72pp. With an engraved frontispiece to VOl. I. Handsomely by by Riviere in later gilt-tooled Spanish patterned calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Frederick Earnshaw Marshall to FEP, armorial bookplates of Sylvester Lord Glenbervie and Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, and twentieth-century inked ownership inscription, to front blank fly-leaves, ... More > £ 600.00 Antiquates Ref. 20711
[LITURGY - French]. La liturgie, ou formulaire des prieres publiques, Selon 'usage de l'eglise anglicane. A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez J. Nourse & P. Elmsly, 1780. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 12mo. [2], xlix, [1], 438pp, [2]. With a half-title and a table. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplate of Richard Langley to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19055
SMEDLEY, Frank E.. The fortunes of the Colville family; or, A Cloud and its Silver Lining. A Christmas story. London. Arthur Hall, 1856. 8vo. xii, 244pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page illustrated by "Phiz" [i.e. Hablot Knight Browne]. Contemporary red half-calf, marbled boards, spine richly gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Robert Thornton to FEP, with his inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23271
[MIEVILLE COLLECTION]. Catalogue of the Highly Important Collection of Ancient and Modern Pictures formed by jean louis meiville, esq. Deceased, late of 103 Lancaster Gate, W., comprising Works of the Modern English, French and Continental Schools, and Choice Works of the Old Dutch Masters: which (by Order of the Executors) Will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their great rooms, 8 king street, st. james's square, On saturday, april 29, 1899, at one o'clock precisely... [London]. [Printed by William Clowes & Sons], [1899]. 8vo. 34pp. Illustrated with 25 autotype plates. Bound by Johanna Birkenruth of London in contemporary gilt-tooled olive-green morocco. Extremities rubbed, some marking/sunning, bumping to corners. Marbled endpapers, inked inscription to FEP: 'M. G. Machworth(?) / Date of dear father's passing / April 19th 1927 7.30 p.m.', occasional light spotting. Priced throughout in manuscript, with a note of the total amount (£41,751, 3s) to foot of final ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20674
[LITURGY - English]. The book of Common-Prayer, and administration of the Sacraments; And other Parts of Divine Service For the Use of the Church of Scotland... Edinburgh. Printed by James Watson, 1712. 8vo. [30], 308, [2], 309-429pp, [1]. Title page in red and black. Leaf B1 is a cancellans with 'nople asure' in line eight of text corrected to 'no pleasure'. Some copies have both states of B1, the present copy does not. Handsomely bound in later richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Elaborate brocade endpapers, armorial bookplate of Thomas Maitland Dundrennan to FEP, internally clean ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 23533
[ROYAL NAVY]. [Drop-head title:] A list of the Flag-Officers of His Majesty's Fleet: with the dates of their First Commissions, as Admirals, Vice-Admirals, Rear-Admirals, and Captains. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. [10], 120 leaves. Predominantly printed on versos only with rectos blank. ESTC T101523.

[Bound with:] [ROYAL NAVY]. An alphabetical list of the Commission Officers of his majesty's fleet: with the dates of their First Commissions. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. 176pp. ESTC T101543.

8vo. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked.Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24138
TASKER, William, Rev.. Select odes of pindar and horace translated: together with Some original poems; Accompanied with notes, critical, historical, and explanatory. Exter. Printed for the author, 1790-93 Second edition. 12mo. In three volumes. v, [1], iv, viii, [2], 213, [1]; ix, [1], 167, [1]; [2], iii, [1], 188pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, list of subscriber's, and a final leaf of errata to Vol. III. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Very minor shelf-wear. Bookplate of the Peabody Institute Library, Baltimore to front blank fly-leaf of ... More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 20742
ROSSETTI, Christina. Verses reprinted from "called to be saints," "time flies," "the face of the deep" published under the Direction of the Tract Committee.. London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1904. Twentieth Thousand. 236pp, [4]. With terminal advertisement and blank leaves at end'. Attractively bound by Winnie Stopes (with her "W. Stopes" stamp to lower turn-in), in contemporary red goatskin, decorated in blind and with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Slightly rubbed/bumped to extremities/corners, gilt lettering slightly deteriorated, very small integral split to upper joint at foot of spine (between the first and second raised bands). More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24082
[MARGUERITE OF NAVARRE]. Les sept journees de la reine de navarre: suives de la huitieme. Paris. Librairie de Bibliophiles, 1872. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 25 copies printed on China paper. Four volumes bound as two. [4], 160, [4], 125, [1], 136; [4], 84, 91, 79, [1], [4], 95, [1], 56, li, [5]. With half-titles and nine engraved plates. Finely bound by Riviere in contemporary richly gilt-tooled green crushed morocco, T.E.G. Spines slightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of Florence Nelson to both FEPs, small paper ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18978
PLINY, The Younger. C. plinii caecilii secundi epistolarum libri x.. Londini [i.e. London]. Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells [Typis Edmundi Fry], 1790. 8vo. [4], 484pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Handsomely bound, in a style reminiscent of, and perhaps executed by, Roger Payne, in contemporary gilt-tooled navy straight-grain morocco, marbled edges. Very light rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Panshanger to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, slight loss to upper margins of leaves L3-4, very occasional spotting. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19053
LECONTE DE LISLE. Poemes barbares. Paris. Alphonse Lemerre, [s.d., c.1890s] [6], 368pp, [2]. With a half-title.

[Bound uniformly with:] LECONTE DE LISLE. Derniers poemes. Paris. Alphonse Lemerre, [s.d., c.1890s]. [8], 315pp, [1]. With a half-title.

12mo. Attractively bound by P. Affolter in contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, spine richly gilt. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17438
BELL, Thomas. A short essay on Military First Principles. London. Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, 1770. First edition. 8vo. [4], xii, 223pp, [1]. Sumptuously bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, a trifle marked, ink-stain to upper board. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of John Arthur Brooke and Ian Paton to FEP and FFEP respectively. More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15222
[PEREFIXE DE BEAUMONT, Paul Philippe Hardouin de]. The life of henry the fourth of france, Translated from the French of Perefix, by m. le moine, One of his most Christian Majesty's Gentlemen in Ordinary. A Paris. Printed by Didot l'aine, 1785. 8vo. [8], 456pp, With a half-title. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, ruled in gilt and blind, gilt supra-libros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities marked, a trifle marked and sunned. Blue paper endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and earlier library shelf-label to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to verso of FFEP, foxed, very occasional ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 19042
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