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LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. The poetical works. London. George Routledge and Co., 1856. New complete edition. 8vo. viii, 581pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further seven engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23125
WHITE, Henry Kirke. The poetical works. London. William Pickering, 1853. 8vo. lviii, 252pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, light offsetting to title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23126
MACCULLOCH, John. A description of the western islands of scotland, including the isle of man: comprising an account of their geological structure; with remarks on their agriculture, scenery, and antiquities. In three volumes. London. Printed for Archibald Constable.., 1819. First edition. 8vo and Quarto. In three volumes. xv, [1], 587, [1]; vii, [1], 589, [1]; [4], 91pp, [1]. Without the terminal advertisement leaf to Vol II, but with 33 engraved plates (one of which hand-coloured) and 10 engraved maps (some folding, all but one hand-coloured), and a manuscript transcription, in an early hand, of William Sotheby's 'Staffa' to blank fly-leaf at the end of the volume of plates. Contemporary ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23011
[RYLANDS, John]. In Memoriam: john rylands: born february 7, 1801 died december 11, 1888. Manchester. Printed for Private Circulation, 1889. First edition. Quarto. 72pp. With a half-title and a photographic portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound in original publisher's blind-stamped black crushed morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G., housed in a contemporary cloth, felt-lined folding case. A fine copy, remarkably preserved by the now rubbed and marked case. Marbled endpapers, internally immaculate. Printed compliment slip (on mourning notepaper) from Mrs. Rylands loosely inserted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23012
MONNET, Camille. Bayard et la maison de savoie... Paris. Editions Bossard, 1926. 8vo. xiv, 145pp, [3]. Handsomely bound by Frost & Company of Bath in recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, tooled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22429
MONNET, Camille. La derniere campagne de bayard... Grenoble. Editions Didier & Richard, 1961. Quarto. xxxvii, [1], 362pp, [2]. With 12 plates of maps and plans. Contemporary recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, tooled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22422
[CHEVALIER DE BAYARD]. The very Joyous, Pleasant and Refreshing history of the Feats, Exploits, Triumphs and Atchievements of the Good Knight without Fear and without Reproach the gentle Lord de bayard. London. Imprinted for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, [1848]. First edition. 8vo. 252pp. Extra-illustrated with 17 engraved plates (one coloured), including an original drawing by A. de Neuville. Handsomely bound by Lefort in contemporary crimson crushed levant morocco, inlaid design of medieval armour to upper board, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine dulled. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22432
[CHEVALIER DE BAYARD]. La tresjoyeuse, plaisante et recreative hystoire, compose par le loyal serviteur, des faiz, gestes, triumphes et prouesses du bon chevalier sans paour et sans reprouche, le gentil seigneur de bayart... Paris. J. L. F. Foucault, 1820. 8vo. 410pp. Handsomely bound by Frost & Company of Bath in recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, tooled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22421
ALEXANDER, William. The eight beatitudes st. matthew, Chap V.. London. Published Jan. 1st 1822, by W. Alexander, Engraver and Printer to Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Clarence, [1822]. Oblong Quarto. [6]pp. With 10 engraved plates, including the engraved title-page. Subscriber's copy. Handsomely bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind, lettered 'MAJOR GENERAL SIR HERBERT TAYLOR' to upper board, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Internally immaculate. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16888
DRUMMOND, William. The poems of william drummond of hawthornden. Printed at Edinburgh. [Printed for the The Maitland Club, by Ballantyne and Co.], 1832. Quarto. [8], xxiv, 418pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait, title, and leaf of autograph manuscript facsimile. Exquisitely bound in nineteenth-century gilt panelled red crushed morocco, with spine and boards richly decorated (the former with an elaborate combination of scallop, by J. Wright, with their stamp to verso of FFEP. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. A trifle marked, with very light shelf-wear to extremities; beautifully preserved. Internally immaculate, but ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20829
[CARTOUCHE]. Les amours de cartouche, ou, aventures singulieres et galantes de cet homme, Trop celebre, qui n'ont jamais ete publiĆ©es: 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
ADAM, Thomas. Practical lectures on the Church Catechism. London. Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, 1755. Second edition. 12mo. vi, [1], 118pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Handsomely bound in ninetenth-century polished calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20641
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of the officers of the army and marines, with an index; a succession of colonels; and a list of the officers of the army and marines on half-pay. Also with an index. [London]. [s.n.], [1792]. Fortieth edition. 8vo. [2], 438pp. With a final leaf of errata. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and book-label of William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel to FEP, leaf Ff1 browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20616
[BIBLE - English, Authorized version]. The holy bible, containing The Old Testament and the new: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, And with the Former translations Diligently Compared and Revision. By His Majesty's Special Command. London. Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty.., 1723. [800]pp. ESTC T81309, Herbert 965 (without the separately published plates mentioned there).

[Bound with:] DOWNAME, John. A Brief concordance... London. Printed by D. Leach..., 1726. [54]pp, without terminal (blank?) leaf. ESTC T82284.

Folio. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, richly panelled in gilt, with two metal clasps, rebacked to style, with original contrasting morocco lettering-piece laid down. New endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, surfaces, four small ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17711
CLUVER, Phillipp. Philippi Cluverii introductionis in Universam geographiam, tam Veterem quam Novam Libri VI. Accessit P. Bertii Breviarum Orbis terrarum. Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Elzevirios, 1677. 16mo. 352, 70pp, [10]. With an engraved title page, and engraved folding plate, and a folding table. Handsomely bound in eighteenth- century gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, all edges blue. Extremities rubbed, slight chipping to head of spine. Armorial bookplate of Baptist May to verso of blank fly-leaf at front, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 11693
MARKHAM, [Gervase]. Markhams farwell to husbandry or, The inriching of all sorts of Barren and Sterill Grounds in our Kingdome, to be as fruitfull in all manner of Graine, Pulse, and Grasse as the best Grounds whatsoever: Together with the anoyances, and preservation of all Graine and Seede, from one yeare to many yeares. As also a Husbandly Computation of Men and Cattels dayly Labours, their Expences, Charges, and uttermost Profits... London. Printed by J. B. for Roger Jackson, 1620. First edition. Quarto. [8], 160pp. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in polished marbled-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamp of Lawes Agricultural Trust to FEP, very occasional small worm-holes to margins. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19200
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. The poetical works. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1898. 8vo. xxi, [1], 667pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound by Truslove & Hanson in contemporary gilt-tooled half-morocco, brown cloth boards, T.E.G. Extremities rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22148