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MILTON, John. DUNSTER, Charles. Paradise regained, a poem, in four books...A new edition, with notes of various authors, By Charles Dunster, M.A.. London. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun, and W. Davies, (successors to Mr. Cadell), 1795. First Dunster Edition. Quarto. [4], iv, [4], 280pp. With large folding map of the Mediterranean and Middle East as frontispiece. Uncut in recent half calf over marbled boards, contrasting title label, gilt. Very slight rubbing to spine, else a fine copy. A little marginal worming to preliminaries. With attractive contemporary bookplate of S. Harward's Circulating Library, Colonnade Buildings, Cheltenham to FEP, inscribed 'Presented to me by the Editor, C.D.' More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 11352
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
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
MOORE, [Thomas]. Moore's irish melodies. London. Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. First edition. Quarto. iv, [6], 280pp. With decorative borders and Illustrations after Daniel Maclise to every page of the main body of text (excluding preface, index etc.) engraved by F. P. Becker. Handsomely bound by Bickers & Son in contemporary richly-tooled green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G., elaborate green and red morocco doublures at front and rear both featuring four onlays and elaborate gilt fillets, cream moire ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 18760
[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
[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
BRITTON, John. Memoirs of the life, writings, and character, of Henry Hatcher, author of "The History of Salisbury," &c.. London. Printed for J. Britton, to accompany his Auto-biography, 1847. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 36pp; 7pp, [1] advertisement and subscriber's list for the autobiography of John Britton being prepared for publication. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound by Jefferies & Sons in contemporary half calf, cloth boards, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Extremities rubbed with some surface loss. Browning and foxing to blank endpapers, frontispiece, and title, newspaper articles concerning the life of Hatcher tipped-in to FFEPs. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12991
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
LOCKER, Edward Hawke. Memoirs of celebrated naval commanders, illustrated by engravings from original pictures in the naval gallery of greenwich hospital. [London]. Harding and Lepard, 1832. First edition. Quarto. [12], 12, 13, [1], 19, [1], 13, [1], 13, [1], 11, [1], 15, [1], 11, [1], 16, 12, 8, 11, [1], 16, 13, [1], 22, 41, [1], 8, 3, [1], 15, [1], 12pp. With 20 engraved plates. Contemporary navy calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled boards, A.E.G. Some rubbing. Short marginal tear to one leaf, light foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15557
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
[DUKE OF YORK]. D'ARNAUDIN, H.E.. Memoire Historique et Miitaire des Campagnes de 1793, 1794 et Commencement de 1795 dans les Pays-Bas, la Hollande &c par l'Armee Britannique aux Ordres de SAeRe Monseigneur le Duc d'York agissant de Concert avec les Armees Imperiale, Prussienne de Hollandoise. Avec le Recit decequi s'est passe en memetems aux Armees du Rhin le tout Enrici de Cartes et Plans. Tome Premier [-Deuxieme]. . [s.i.]. Dec. 1796 a Londres Manuscript on paper. Two volumes. [2], 192, 191*-192*, 193-264, [4]; [6], 114, 111*-114*, 115- 198, 195*-198*, 199-274, 273*-274*, 275-409pp, [3]. With three illustrated orders of battle/charts. Contemporary red straight-grained, richly gilt-tooled morocco, bound for the dedicatee, the Duke of York, with his armorial to head of spine. Rubbed, with some loss/tearing to spines, joints, some marking. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Upper hinge of volume I split. More > £ 9,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17774
MARKHAM, [Gervase]. Markhams farwell to husbandry or, The inriching of all sorts of Barren and Sterill Grounds in our Kingdome, to be as fruitfull in all manner of Graine, Pulse, and Grasse as the best Grounds whatsoever: Together with the anoyances, and preservation of all Graine and Seede, from one yeare to many yeares. As also a Husbandly Computation of Men and Cattels dayly Labours, their Expences, Charges, and uttermost Profits... London. Printed by J. B. for Roger Jackson, 1620. First edition. Quarto. [8], 160pp. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in polished marbled-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamp of Lawes Agricultural Trust to FEP, very occasional small worm-holes to margins. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19200
TUCKEY, James Hingston. Maritime geography and statistics, or a description of the Ocean and its Coasts, maritime commerce, navigation, &c. &c. &c.. London. Printed for Black, Parry, and Co., 1815. First edition. 8vo. In four volumes. xxxii, 536; viii, 599, [1]; viii, 566, [1]; vii, 760pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary diced calf, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Ink-stamps of St. Patrick's College, Thurles to all titles, foxed, occasional spotting. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15532
ROBINSON, Mrs. Mary. Lyrical Tales. London. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By Biggs and Co. Bristol, 1800. First edition. 8vo. [4], 218pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf, without the portrait present in some copies, though also absent from more than one would expect if uniformly issued. Contemporary straight-grained green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, lightly spotted. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17187
[JUVENILE]. Little Sophy, a true story, for little children. Derby. Printed by and for Henry Mozley, [c.1830]. Second edition, enlarged. 12mo. [5], 6-108pp. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary red half calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed with some surface loss to spine and board edges. Ink inscription 'Emma Sutherland November 1830' to recto of FFEP, heavily foxed throughout. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 11778
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
FALKNER, William. Libertas Ecclesiastica, or, a discourse, Vindicating the lawfulness of those things, which are chiefly excepted against in the Church of England, especially in its liturgy and worship. And manifesting their agreeableness with the Doctrine and practice both of Ancient and Modern Churches. London. Printed by J[ohn] M[acock] for Walter Kettilby, 1674. First edition. 8vo. [16], 552pp. With an initial imprimatur leaf. Handsomely bound in contemporary panelled calf, richly tooled in gilt, gilt supra libros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G.. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, printed shelf-label to verso of FFEP, very small hole to text ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16389