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[BALLADS]. A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most Ancient Copies Extant. With introductions Historical, Critical, or Humorous. London. Printed for J. Roberts et al., 1723. Second edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], viii, [2], 287, [1]; [4], xi, [5], 266, [2]; [4], xii, [6], 263pp, [1]. Vol. I is the second edition, Vols. II and III first editions, with the latter printed in 1725. Title leaf of Vol. III a cancel. With half-titles, an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a further 42 engraved plates – with the frequently mutilated or removed ‘Swimming ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 18162
SHARROCK, Robert. Judicia, (seu legum cenurae) de Variis Incontinentiae Speciebus, Adulterio seil. Polygamia & Concubinatu. Fornicatione. Stupro. Raptu. Peccatis contra Naturam. Incestu & gradibus prohibitis... Oxoniae [i.e. Oxford]. Excudebat H. Hall Academiae Typographus Impensis Thom. Robinson, 1662. First edition. 8vo. [16], 112pp. Finely bound in later richly gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, gilt supra-libros to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Very slight marking to extremities. Blue endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19051
[LITURGY - French]. La liturgie, ou formulaire des prieres publiques, Selon 'usage de l'eglise anglicane. A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez J. Nourse & P. Elmsly, 1780. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 12mo. [2], xlix, [1], 438pp, [2]. With a half-title and a table. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplate of Richard Langley to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19055
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
PLINY, The Younger. C. plinii caecilii secundi epistolarum libri x.. Londini [i.e. London]. Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells [Typis Edmundi Fry], 1790. 8vo. [4], 484pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Handsomely bound, in a style reminiscent of, and perhaps executed by, Roger Payne, in contemporary gilt-tooled navy straight-grain morocco, marbled edges. Very light rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Panshanger to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, slight loss to upper margins of leaves L3-4, very occasional spotting. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19053
BELL, Thomas. A short essay on Military First Principles. London. Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, 1770. First edition. 8vo. [4], xii, 223pp, [1]. Sumptuously bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, a trifle marked, ink-stain to upper board. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of John Arthur Brooke and Ian Paton to FEP and FFEP respectively. More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15222
[PEREFIXE DE BEAUMONT, Paul Philippe Hardouin de]. The life of henry the fourth of france, Translated from the French of Perefix, by m. le moine, One of his most Christian Majesty's Gentlemen in Ordinary. A Paris. Printed by Didot l'aine, 1785. 8vo. [8], 456pp, With a half-title. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, ruled in gilt and blind, gilt supra-libros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities marked, a trifle marked and sunned. Blue paper endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and earlier library shelf-label to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to verso of FFEP, foxed, very occasional ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 19042
[LYTTELTON, George Lyttelton, Baron]. Dialogues of the dead. London. Printed for W. Sandby, 1760. Second edition. 8vo. xii, 320pp. Without errata leaf. Contemporary gilt-tooled red straight- grain morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. First front blank fly-leaf working-loose, inked prize inscription of Nelson House school, dated 1811, to recto of second blank fly leaf, some light damp- staining to initial gathering, very occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 19447
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for T. Bensley, for Vernor and Hood, 1796 [i.e.1797] 8vo. In two volumes. [8], xl, 325, [1]; [4], 366pp. With an additional engraved title-page to each volume and a further 16 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in nineteenth-century gilt- tooled red half-morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent book-labels of Iain J. A. S. Woolley to both FEPs, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18345
DE MARLES, J.. Les cent merveilles des sciences et des arts. Tours. Ad. Mame et Cie, 1863. Sixieme edition [i.e. sixth edition]. 12mo. [2], 236pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved titlepage. Handsomely bound in contemporary black calf, tooled in gilt and blind, gilt device of the Lycee Imperial de Lyon to upper board, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20067
ROCKEFELLER, David. Memoirs. Norwalk, Connecticut. The Easton Press, [2002]. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 250 copies printed for, and signed by, the author. [10], 517pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-tooled grey calf, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Moire cloth endpapers, Internally immaculate, a fine copy. Armorial bookplate of Lord Carrington to verso of FFEP. Presentation inscription to titlepage: ' For Peter Carington / With admiration and / affection. / David Rockerfeller'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20145
[BON MOTS]. Elite des bons mots et des pensees choisies, Recueillies avec soin des plus celebres Auteurs, & principalement des Livres en ana. A Amsterdam. Chez Jaques Desbordes, 1706. 12mo. In two volumes. [6], 492, [6]; [2], 476pp. Titlepages in red and black. With three final leaves of publisher's advertisements to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, some marking and discolouration, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEPs, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 19498
SETON, John. Dialectica Joannis setoni cantabrigiensis, annotationibus Petri Carteri, ut clarissimis ita breuissimis explicata. Huic accessit, obartium ingenuarum inter se cognationem, Guilielmi Buclaei Arithmetica. Londini [i.e. London]. Apud Thomam Marsh, 1577. 8vo. [318]pp. With a linen-backed folding table. Handsomely bound in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, small paper repairs to text of initial five gatherings - with some slight loss of sense, very occasional contemporary faded inked annotations and underlining, paper repair to lower corner of terminal leaf, some spotting/browning. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17265
RAMSDEN, Henry. A gleaning in gods harvest. Foure Choyce handfuls; The Gate to Happinesse. The Wounded Saviour. The Epicures Caution. The Generation of Sekers. London. Printed [by John Dawson] for J[ohn] D[awson] and R. M[abb] and are to bee sold by Thomas Slater, 1639. First edition. Quarto. [24], 56, 67-231pp, [1]. Without terminal blank leaf. Handsomely bound in eighteenth-century gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Light discolouration to extremities. Marbled endpapers, occasional small holes to margins, marginal worm-trail to latter half of text-block, very occasional manuscript annotations, spotting. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 15293
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
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
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
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
SAMAIN, Albert. Le chariot d'or. Paris. Librarie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur, 1907. Quarto. Limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is number 230. 146pp. 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. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18617
[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