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[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]. 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
A NON-COMBATANT, [BUSHBY, Henry Jeffreys]. A month in the camp before sebastopol. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855. First edition. viii, [2], 125pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[Bound with:] RANKEN, W. Bayne. Six months at sebastopol; being selections from the journal and correspondence of the late major george ranken, royal engineers. London. Charles Westerton, 1857. First edition. [8], 156pp. With a half-title.

8vo and 12mo. Bound by Morrell in contemporary red half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20198
TOCQUOT, J. F.. The royal pocket dictionary, french and english, and english and french; containing the signification of words in all their different acceptations; the terms of arts, sciences, and trades. The whole extracted from the best writers french and english... London. Printed [by T. Curson] for Jos. Johnson et al., 1808. New edition. 8vo. [4], viii, [524]pp. With a French title on the verso of the initial leaf. Contemporary panelled burgundy straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Slight shaving to lower margins of leaves K3-6 and L3-6, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16971
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. Decii junii juvenalis et a. persii flacci satyrae. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis J. Brindley, 1744. 12mo. [2], 116pp. With an engraved title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19253
[LAMB, Charles]. Elia. First series. London. Edward Moxon, 1836. New edition. [4], 340pp. Without half-title.

[Uniformly bound with:] LAMB, Charles. Elia. Second series. London. Edward Moxon, 1836. New edition, xiii, [3], 295pp, [1]. With half-title.

8vo. Handsomely bound in later burgundy half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Bookplates of Robert J. Hayhurst to both FEPs, very small holes to margins of leaves E2-3 of Vol. I, very occasional marginal ink annotations, sporadic spotting. More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16545
[WILL AND JEAN]. Scotland's Skaith; or, the history o' Will and Jean: owre true a tale! Together with some additional poems, by the author of The Harp. Edinburgh. Printed by Mundell and Son, 1795. Second edition. Three works bound together. [64]pp. With three engraved plates.

[Bound with]; The waes o'war: or, the upshot o'the history o' Will and Jean, Edinburgh, Printed for A. Guthrie, 1796. iv, [1], 6- 32pp.

[And]; A town eclogue, Edinburgh, Printed for the Author by Oliver and Co., 1804. [5], 8-33pp; [1].

8vo. Later blue-green calf over marbled boards, five raised bands, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 12161
SHERER, Moyle. The story of a life. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825. First edition. In two volumes. [3], vi-xii, 316; [2], 364pp. Without half-titles. Ink deletion of three lines to p.60 of Vol. I and two lines to p.110 of Vol. II.

[Bound uniformly with:] SHERER, Moyle. Tales of the wars of our times. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829. First edition. In two volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 364; [2], 369pp, [1]. Without half-titles. Single ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 10925
FREER, Martha Walker. The life of Marguerite D'Angouleme, Queen of Navarre, Duchesse D'Alencon and De Berry, Sister of Francis I., King of France, and author of "The Heptameron." From numerous unpublished sources... Cleveland. The Burrows Brothers Company, 1895. 8vo. In two volumes. vii, [1], 381; [4], 375pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Partially uncut in contemporary navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, T.E.G., gilt. Spines slightly sunned, light surface wear. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp. One of 750 copies (This copy unnumbered) reprinted for the Burrows Brothers Company by John ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13368
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
ROBERTSON, William. Histoire d'Ecosse, durant les regnes de la reine Marie, et du roi Jacques VI... A Londres [i.e. Paris?]. [s.n.], 1764. 12mo. In three volumes. xxviii, 400, [8]; [4], 398, [10]; [4], 489pp, [13]. With half-titles. The imprint is false, likely printed in Paris. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt. Rubbed, some loss to head and foot of all spines, slight splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions to blank fly-leaves and title-pages, light damp-staining to Vo. III, overall internally clean and ... More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 11898
OLIPHANT, [Margaret], Mrs.. The Makers of Venice: doges, conquerors, painters, and men of letters. London. Macmillan and Co., 1887. First edition. 8vo. xii, 390pp. With a portrait frontispiece, 25 plates, and 21 illustrations in the text by R. R. Holmes. Bound by Riviere in contemporary brown morocco, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Light shelf-wear, spine sunned. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23213
BROWN, John. A concordance to the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament. London. Printed for Mathews and Leigh, 1811. 12mo. [4], 231pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Light damp-staining to frontispiece, offsetting to title page, short tears to leaves I6 (p.107-8) and P2-3 (p.169-172), foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20401
MASON, John. A treatise on self-knowledge. Edinburgh. Printed by James Ballantyne, for Manners and Miller, 1803. 8vo. [4], xvi, 253pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary richly gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and marked. Later armorial bookplate of William Cowburn to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14905