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[BIBLE - English, Authorised Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments: translated out of The Original Tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his majesty's special command. Printed to be read in churches . Oxford. Printed at the University Press, by Samuel Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by E. Gardner, Oxford Bible Warehouse...London, 1841. 24mo in 12. [1096]pp.

[Bound uniformly with:] [LITURGY - English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments...together with the psalter or psalms of david. Oxford. Printed at the University Press, by Samuel Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by E. Gardner, Oxford Bible Warehouse...London, 1840. 24mo in 4s and 8s. [768]pp.

Exquisitely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled scarlet morocco, with double-raised ... More >
£ 3,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21480
ELIOT, George. Romola. London. Smith, Elder, and Co., 1880. Quarto. Limited edition, number 106 of 1,000 copies. In two volumes. x, [2], 396, [2]; xi, [1], 403pp, [1]. With occasional vignettes and 12 engraved plates after Frederick Leighton, printed on India paper and mounted on heavy stock. Exquisitely bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary gilt-tooled red crushed morocco, dark green inlays to boards and spine compartments, T.E.G. Slightest of shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21479
SHAKESPEARE, William. The dramatic works of william shakespeare: with explanatory notes... London. Printed for John Stockdale et al., 1807. Quarto. In two volumes. [20], 541; [3], 544-1079pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Near contemporary inked inscriptions to versos of both FFEPs: 'Francis Clerke / 1815 / Given by the library belonging to the foundation / at the / Charter House, neat paper repair to upper corner of Vol. II title page, ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21666
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
[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
HALLAM, Henry. View of the state of europe during the middle ages. London. John Murray, 1822. Third edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. In three volumes. [3], xix, [1], 549; [3]-viii, 483, [1]; vii, [1], 634pp. Without half-titles. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting green morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary armorial bookplates to FEPs, ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest Library - family seat of the Earls of Lovelace - to all FFEPs, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21766
[HABBERTON, John]. Helen's babies. With some account of their ways: innocent, droll, fascinating, roguish, mischievous, and naughty. Also, a partial record of their actions during ten days of their existence. By their latest victim, uncle harry. Glasgow. David Bryce & Son, 1877. First British edition. 8vo. [2], 183pp, [1]. Engraved title page laid-down, original publisher's pictorial upper wrapper (laid-down) bound-in. Attractively bound by Riviere & Son in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19077
AKENSIDE, Mark. The poetical works...Collated with the best editions by Thomas Park, F. S. A. London. Printed at the Stanhope Press, by Whittingham and Rowland, 1811. 16mo. In two volumes. [4], 171, [1]; [4], 140pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, lightly spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21145
STURM, [Christoph Christian]. Sturm's reflections on the works of god; and of his providence throughout all nature. London. Baynes and Son et al., 1824. 12mo. In two volumes. xii, [1], 14-314; viii, [1], 10-336pp. With an engraved frontispiece and and additional engraved title page to each volume. Attractive contemporary prize binding of gilt-tooled black calf, marbled edges, lettered in gilt to upper board of Vol. I: 'Presented to Eliza Whittenbury. A reward for diligent attention to the science of music. Lombard House School. 1826. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21137
SWAINE, S[tephen] A[lbert], Rev.. General Gordon. London. Cassell and Company, Limited, 1896. Twenty-first thousand. 8vo. iv, [1], 6-128pp. With a portrait frontispiece. Handsome contemporary gilt-tooled red calf prize binding (High School for Girls, Wells, Somerset), contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light spotting to title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19081
ACHILLES TATIUS. Erotikon Achilleos Tatiou sive de clitophontis & leucippes amoribus libri VIII ex Editione cl. salmasii. Lugd. Batavor [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Franciscum Hegerum, 1640. Nova editio [i.e. new edition]. 12mo. [24], 752pp, [30]. With an engraved title page. First three words of title transliterated from the Greek. Bound in the style of, and possibly by, Roger Payne in black straight grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19496
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
BUNYAN, John. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come, delivered under The Similitude of a Dream... London. David Bogue, [s.d., c.1850] 8vo. xcii, [8], 440pp. With an engraved half-title, an engraved portrait frontispiece, and numerous engraved illustrations and vignettes in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled dark brown morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, frontispiece foxed, offsetting to title, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21549
HENRY, William. The elements of experimental chemistry. London. Printed for J. Johnson and Co., 1810. Sixth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [5], viii-xvii, [1], 523, [1]; [3], vi-xv, [1], 558pp, [30]. Without half-titles. With 85 engraved illustrations of scientific apparatus on nine plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red Russia, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces Extremities slightly rubbed, spines sunned. Book-labels of Lt. Colonel Mercer, Third Guards to both FEPs, later armorial bookplates of the Earl of Buckinghamshire to FFEPs, lightly spotted throughout, gatherings 2H-2M ... More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 19393
WHITE, Gilbert. The natural history of selborne. London. John Van Voorst, 1843. New edition. 8vo. xvi, 398pp. With half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Slightest of spotting to boards. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of 'Jasper More' to FEP, ink inscription to recto of blank fly-leaf; 'Henwick House / near / Worcester / Prize for / Drawing / 2nd Div. / Robt. Jasper More / Midsr. 1849 / A. Philips D. D.', internally ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 15364
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies...by T. Bensley, 1812. First edition. 8vo. [8], 267pp, [1]. With numerous engravings in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary manuscript poem to verso of FFEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20396
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