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[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
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
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
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
[BIBLE - English Authorised Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments... Edinburgh. Printed by Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, 1814. Quarto. [987]pp. The Apocrypha are dated 1816. The New Testament has its own title page reading: The New Testament of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ, translated out of the original Greek. Contemporary calf boards, tooled in gilt and blind, later expertly rebacked to style. contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Boards heavily rubbed and bumped. Marbled endpapers, leaves toned. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23358
DOWSON, Ernest. Memoirs of Cardinal Dubois. London. Leonard Smithers and Co., 1899. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 282; viii, 268pp. 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. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13367
RICHARDSON, Joseph. Literary relics of the late Joseph Richardson...consisting of the comedy of the fugitive, and a few short poems; with a sketch of the life of the author... London. Printed for J. Ridgway, 1807. First edition. Quarto. xiv, [6], 176pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a list of subscribers. Handsomely bound in contemporary morocco backed marbled boards cornered in vellum, gilt. Rubbed, slight chipping to spine. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Subscriber's copy, from the library of the Earl of Guilford, with his armorial bookplate to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 11400
MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon, translated into English verse with notes. Dublin. Printed by Robert Napper, 1803. First Irish edition. 12mo. ix, [2], 12-214pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Slight rubbing to joints. Nineteenth century ink inscription to FEP, offsetting to title, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13166
[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
MITSCHERLICH, Christoph Wilhelm. Epistola critica in apollodorum ad virum illustrem chr. gottl. heyne: accedunt nonnulla in statium et catullum autore chr. guil. mitscherlichio. Gottingae [i.e. Gottingen]. Apud Viduam Abr. Vandenhoekii, 1782. 12mo. 91pp, [1]. Early nineteenth-century gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities, Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, ink ownership inscription to blank fly-leaf of 'J. Mitford / 1804', internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14022
HERDER, Johann Gottfried von. Der Cid nach spanischen Romanzen. Stuttgart und Tubingen. Verlag der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1838. First illustrated edition. Quarto. [6], 238pp. With an engraved half-title, an additional engraved title-page, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text by Eugen Neureuther. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Rubbed, some surface loss to upper board. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt to FEP, foxed throughout. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16891
DODDRIDGE, P[hilip]. Sermons to young persons... London. Printed for W. Baynes, 1816. New edition. 12mo. viii, [1], 10-207pp, [9]. With two final publisher's advertisement leaves. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription of ElizabethAnne Gates to verso of FFEP, lightly browned. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20513
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. New edition. 8vo. [8], 251pp, [1]. With a half-title, numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to half-title, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20496
MEREDITH, Constance A. [compiler]. Whisperings from the great: An Autograph Birthday Album. London. Henry Frowde, 1906. Quarto. Unpaginated. Two calendar dates to a page with quotations opposite, both with red borders and fleur-de-lis decoration to corners. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, vellum boards, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corner's bumped. Marbled endpaper, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, partially completed, two charmingly naive watercolour illustrations pasted in. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23357
HEMANS, Felicia. Moral and religious poems. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1850. First edition. 12mo. [3], vi-viii, 262pp. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Margaret Schuster to verso of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22207
TURRETIN, Jean Alphonse. Johannis Alphonsi Turretini, Theologi Genevensis Celeberrimi, Commentarius Theoretico-Practicus in Epistolas Divi Pauli Ad Thessalonicenses. Basileae, [i.e. Basel]. Apud Johannem Brandmullerum, 1739. First Edition. 8vo. [8], 560pp. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy. E2-3 remargined, with printed and manuscript side notes affixed, presumably by the publisher correcting printing errors. Walter Bowman's copy, with his ink inscription to blank-fly. Later bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP. Single manuscript note to blank-fly at end. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10340
[EQUITABLE LIFE]. The Deed of Settlement of the Society for Equitable Assurances on Lives and Survivorships, As the same is inrolled in His Majesty's Court of King's Bench at Westminster, in the year 1765; with The Bye-laws and Orders. London. Printed by Taylor and Francis. 1854, [i.e. 1881]., 1881. 8vo. vi, 101, 98*-102*, 102**, 102dag, 102dagdag, 102s, 102ss, [2], 102-132, [1], 140-150. Complete despite a most erratic pagination. A handsome copy in contemporary calf, gilt, with longitudinal contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers and edges. Slightest of wear to extremities, two small ink-blots to upper board. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10951