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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
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
DUCRAY-DUMINEL, M. [Francois-Guillaume]. Victor, ou l'enfant de la foret. A Paris. Chez le Prieur, Libraire, [1798]. Third edition. 12mo. Four volumes. 242, [2]; 257, [1]; 275, [1]; 325pp, [1]. With half-title and engraved frontispiece to each volume. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco over marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed to spines, bumping to corners. Marbled endpapers. Early ink inscription of E. Matheiu to head of each title, occasional marginal loss to text blocks. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11086
RUTTY, William. Treatise of the Urinary Passages, &c. Containing their Description, Power, and Uses; Together with the Principal Distempers that affect them; in particular the stone of the kidneys and bladder. London. Printed for J. Whiston, 1750. Second edition, corrected. 8vo in 4s. [8], 72pp. With half-title and four folding copper plates. Recent calf-backed marbled boards with contrasting red lettering-piece, gilt. Very light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 12793
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
MACKENZIE, Henry. The works of henry mackenzie, Esq. With a sketch of the author's life. London. Printed for T. Cadell et al., 1822. 12mo. viii, 544pp. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting green calf lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20502
[PSALTER. English], STERNHOLD, Thomas. HOPKINS, John.. The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected Into English Metre, By Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others; Conferred with the Hebrew... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1787. 8vo. [128]pp. [Bound with:] [PSALTER] BRADY, N. TATE, N.. A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches. London. Printed by J. March and Son for the Company of Stationers, 1792. 237pp. Finely bound in deep navy blue morocco, gilt ruling to spine and boards, winged cherubim device to spine compartments. A.E.G. Marbled endpapers. Slight touching up to spine, else ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10222
THACKERAY, Anne Ritchie. The Village on the Cliff. By the Author of 'The Story of Elizabeth'.. London. Smith, Elder & Co., 1867. Third Edition. 8vo. xi, 318pp. Engraved frontispiece and four other engravings. Half tan morocco over marbled boards by Worsfold. Marbled end papers. Elaborate gilt decoration and titling to spine. A.E.G. Slight splitting to foot of upper board with rubbing to spine and extremities with a small scratch to top of upper board. Occasional very minor smudges to margins and slight oxidisation to illustrations. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 10239
[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
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
ENFIELD, William. The speaker: or, miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best english writers... London. Printed for Joseph Johnson, 1781. Sixth edition. xxxiv, 405pp, [1]. With an engraved plate, misbound from second title. This octavo edition appears to be the same setting of type as the duodecimo printing of the same edition and year.

[Bound uniformly with;] ENFIELD, WIlliam. Exercises in elocution...intended as a sequel to a work entitled the speaker. London, Printed by W. Eyres, for J. Johnson, 1780. viii, 424pp. With three engraved plates.

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£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 11659
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
[PSALMS - SCOTTISH CHURCH]. The psalms of david in metre: According to the Version, approved by the Church of Scotland, And appointed to be sung in Congregations and Families. Glasgow. Printed by J. & M. Robertson, 1792. 360pp. ESTC T171310.

[Bound with:] Translations and paraphrases, in verse, of several passages of sacred scripture, collected and prepared by a committee of the general assembly of the church of scotland, in order to be sung in churches. Edinburgh. Printed and Sold by J. Dickson, 1792. [4], 122pp. ESTC T91827.

12mo. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17509
WEBBE, George. The practice of quietness, Directing a christian How to live quietly In the troublesome World...With The life of the Author, and additional Prayers for Peace and Quiet. London. Printed by J. Downing for D. Brown...and T. Davis, 1705. 8vo. [12], vi, 156pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and an additional engraved title. Contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, hinges exposed, contemporary armorial bookplate of Thomas Legg to FEP, without FFEP, title-page browned, light damp-staining to upper margin throughout. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 14124
[WILTSHIRE ELECTION]. The poll for the Freeholders of Wiltshire, for electing a knight of the shire, In the Room of Edward Popham, Esq; Taken at Wilton, On the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st of August, 1772. Henry Penruddocke Wyndham, Esq; High-Sheriff. Candidates, Ambrose Goddard, Esq; Henry Herbert, Esq. Salisbury. Printed for, and Sold by E. Easton, 1772. First edition. [2], 110pp. With a half-title.

[Bound with;] An alphabetical list, of the names of the persons Who polled for knights of the shire for the county of Wilts, on the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st of August, 1772. Salisbury, Printed and Sold by E. Easton, [1772]. 52pp, [2] ads.

Quarto. Handsomely bound by C. W. Rose in recent half morocco, marbled boards, gilt, T.E.G., decorated ... More >
£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 12982
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