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QUINCEY, Thomas de. Revolt of the Tartars: or, Flight of the Kalmuck Khan & his People from the Russian Territories to the Frontiers of China. London. The Dropmore Press, 1948. Quarto. Limited edition of 450 copies, of which this is number 45 - one of 50 specially bound by Evans of Croyden and signed by the Artist, Stuart Boyle. [8], 96pp, [4]. With a frontispiece, title page vignette, a further seven plates and six illustrations in the text. Pictorial endpapers. Uncut and unopened in original red morocco, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed, ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23354
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
[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
BROWN, C. R. (Editor). Scottish Annual 1859. Edinburgh. A. & C. Black, 1859. First edition. 8vo. viii, 412pp. With an illustrated decorative title page and and engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind stamped, pebbled green cloth, richly gilt, A.E.G., yellow tinted endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, with ink inscription of 'Samuel Loverly, With the Editors Complts. Xmas 1858' to recto of FFEP, with further later inscriptions in ink and pencil to ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12027
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
GAMBLE, Henry, Rev.. Sermons... London. Ranken & Co., 1873. Second edition. 8vo. [6], 217pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled navy calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Frontispiece foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23286
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
HUSKISSON, William. Shipping interest. Speech of the Right Hon. W. Huskisson in the house of commons, Monday, the 7th of May, 1827, on General Gascoyne's motion... London. Printed for J. Hatchard & Son, 1827. First edition. 8vo. 93pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in late nineteenth century navy half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Very slightly rubbed to extremities. A trifle dust-soiled, small ink stamp of the Webster Collection to verso of final leaf, overall a fine copy. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14200
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
[IRELAND, William Henry]. Stultifera Navis; Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia. The Modern Ship of Fools. Aere Perennius. London. Printed for William Miller, 1807. First edition. 8vo. xxiv, 295pp, [9]. With half-title, a folding hand-coloured engraved frontispiece by John Augustus Atkinson in imitation of Rowlandson, and four terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary speckled calf, black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed to extremities, slight splitting to joints. Recent bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP, an internally immaculate copy. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12156
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
SAMAIN, Albert. Symphonie heroique. Paris. Librarie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur, 1908. Quarto. Limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is number 205. 87pp, [1]. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and several engraved vignettes by Charles Chessa. Attractively bound by P. Affolter in contemporary gilt-tooled tan crushed morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G., original publisher's powder blue paper wrappers bound-in. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18618
SADLER, M. F. Rev.. The acts of the apostles. London. George Bell and Sons, 1888. Second edition, revised. 8vo. xvi, 522pp. Contemporary prize binding, gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros of the Monmouthshire Education Board to upper board, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, prize bookplate to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23218
GENLIS, Stéphanie Félicité, Comtesse de. Theatre a l'usage des jeunes personnes. A Geneve [i.e. Geneva]. Chez les Librairies Associes, 1785. 12mo. In four volumes. Without half-titles. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed, slight chipping to head of spine of Vol. III. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, occasional spotting/toning. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21134
NUGENT, Nicholas.. The Case of Nicholas Nugent, Esq. Late Lieutenant in the First Regiment of Foot Guards. With Copies of the Letters Which Passed Between Him and General Craig, Lord Barrington, and the Judge Advocate, on Mr Nugent's Application for a Court Martial.... London. Printed for J.Almon., 1776. Second Edition. 8vo. vii,[1], [5], 106pp. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in half calf, contrasting lettering piece, gilt titling, top edge gilt, with the fore and lower edges uncut. A fine copy but for slight wear to upper joint and extremities. Neat marginal paper repairs to final leaf. More > £ 225.00 Antiquates Ref. 10479
BAKER, Pacifus. O.S.F.. The Christian Advent, Or, Entertainments for That Holy Season: In Moral Reflections and Pious Thoughts and Aspirations.... London. Sold By J. Marmaduke...and W. Needham, 1759. Second Edition. 12mo. viii, [3], 10-270pp, [1]. Contents leaf inserted between A4/5 as noted in other copies. Recent brown calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. New endpapers, with earlier fly-leaves bound in with repairs to margins. Occasional chipping to margins, minute worming and occasional bookmark stains to gutters. Early ink inscription of Ann Hippisly to blank fly, with short manuscript biographical details signed and dated Miss Gillow, Nov ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10220
[LEVER,Charles]. The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer. London. William Curry, Jun. And Company., 1845. 8vo. xv, 343pp. Complete with engraved frontispiece, extra engraved title and all illustrations. Handsomely bound in contemporary tan straight-grain morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to spine with contrasting red morocco lettering piece and gilt titling. Marbled end papers and edging. Some rubbing to extremities and as often, illustrations heavily oxidized. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 10201
[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