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[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
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
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. Inscribed to half-title; 'Alex. Cullen'. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 11018
COXE, William. Sketches of the Natural, Civil, and Political State of swisserland; in a series of letters to william melmoth, Esq. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1779. First edition. 8vo. viii, 532pp, [2]. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplates of the Marquis of Blanford and Thomas Courtenay Theydon Warner to FEP, paper repairs to lower margins of leaves C1 and C2, slight chipping to head of leaves Gg6 and Gg7, occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'From the Author'. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 11056
COWPER, William. Poems...With a memoir of the author by the rev. henry stebbing a.m.. London. Printed for Scott, Webster, and Geary, [s.d., c.1840] 12mo. 416pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Ellen Stockdale to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light spotting to frontispiece and engraved title page. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20497
CONGREVE, William. The works of william congreve...Consisting of His plays and poems. Birmingham. Printed by John Baskerville; For J. and R. Tonson, 1761. 8vo. In three volumes. xxiv, [16], 164, [20], 187-358, [2]; [12], 17-274, [20], 295-514, [2]; [12], 17-514pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I and a further five engraved plates. Finely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 17563
COLQUHOUN, Patrick. A treatise on the police of the metropolis; containing a detail of the various crimes and misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered: and suggesting remedies for their prevention. London. Printed by H. Fry...for C. Dilly, 1797. Fifth edition. 8vo. xxix, [7], 444, xxviiipp. With a half-title and a folding table. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Occasional spots of light foxing, substantial loss to RFEP, ink inscription to head of half-title; 'Sophia O'Head (?) 1829.' More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13454
COLLINS,William. The Poetical Works of William Collins to Which is Pre-Fixed the Life of the Author, By Dr Johnson.. London. Printed By T.Bensley for E.Harding, 1798. ?. 8vo. [2], xiv, 165pp, [1]. Vingette engravings to text. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree calf, contrasting red morocco lettering piece, spine elaborately gilt. Marbled end papers. Some rubbing to extremeties, small leather flaw to lower board, occasional soiling to text block. Ink inscription of James Moffatt to blank fly and head of title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 10193
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
CLEVELAND, John. Poems...With Additions, never before Printed. [London]. [s.n.], Printed in the Yeare 1654 Eleventh edition. 8vo. [4], 107pp, [3], 12pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Without terminal blank. Finely bound in twentieth-century brown morocco, ruled and decorated in blind, lettered to spine in gilt. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slightest of shelf wear to extremities, else a fine copy. Portrait neatly restored to verso, without loss. Early ink inscription of J. Pirie to head of title, recent bookplate of Christopher Rowe to FEP.
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£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14132
CLARK, Rev. John. Memoirs of the late Reverend John Clark, written by himself; and at his request, published, with remarks by William Jay. Bath. Printed and Sold for the Author by M. Gye et al., 1810. First edition. 8vo. viii, 179pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one plate. Finely bound by Chivers, although not identified as such, in contemporary navy half morocco, blue cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing to extremities. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing throughout, plate detached. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12992
[CHRISTIAN VERSE]. Christian Lyrics: chiefly selected from modern authors. London. Frederick Warne and Co., [1872]. 8vo. xv, [1], 614, [1], xviii-xx, 615-616pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 249 engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23219
[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
[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. Breviarium parisiense...Pars hyemalis. Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Sumptibus suis ediderunt Bibliopolae Usuum Parisiensium, 1767. 12mo. 9, [23], 484, cciii, [5], xvi, 12pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, slight wear to endpapers, ink ownership inscription to FEP, light water-staining to first gathering - primarily marginal, occasional spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16197
[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
BUTLER, Samuel. Hudibras, a poem... London. Printed for Akerman et al., 1822. 8vo. In two volumes. vi, v-lxxiv, [2], 444; 494pp. With 12 hand-coloured engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked gift inscription to verso of Vol. I FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 11848
BROWNING, Robert. The poetical works of Robert Browning. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 748; vii, [1], 786pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled brown half-morocco, marbled boards, A.E.G. Spines lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to both FEPs. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23115