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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
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
[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
[MATHEMATICS]. Joseph White's 'Simple Rules', a Mid-Ninteenth Century Manuscript. [s.n.]. 1861. Quarto. 44ff. Manuscript on paper. Victorian melange paper backed marbled boards. Inscribed to FEP 'Joseph White's Book, July 15th 1861'. Amongst a wealth of purely numerical calculations under the headings 'Simple Rules' and 'Compound Rules', some 16 pages of problems are solved. Examples include: 'A man born in the year 1750 when will be 21 years of age', 'There are two numbers the least whereof is ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 9162
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The poems of oliver goldsmith. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1822. 12mo. 154pp. With an engraved title page and five engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20494
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
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical Works of oliver goldsmith, m. b. With an account of the life and writings of the author. London. Published by Suttaby, Fox, and Suttaby, 1826. 12mo. xii, [1], 14-72pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary brick-red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light offsetting to title page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20495
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
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile, traduites en vers francais par de lille. Edition a laquelle on a joint le texte latin, avec les notes et les variantes. A Paris. Chez Bleuet, [1794]. 8vo. 384pp. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and four engraved plates. Bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership initials to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18374
POTTER, John Philips. The moralist; or, essays on the means of Moral Education. Addressed to parents. London. Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington...and J. Parker, 1821. First edition. 12mo. [3], vi-viii, 166pp, [2]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing and marking to extremities. Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. From the Williams' Library, Cheltenham, with their ink-stamp to FEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16024
[MELMOTH, William, the younger]. The letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1784. Ninth edition. 8vo. xii, 452pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, splitting to joints, some loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP, an internally clean and crisp copy. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 14479
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
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
[MAIR, John]. A compendious geographical and historical grammar: exhibiting a brief survey of the terraqueous globe; and shewing, The Situation, Extent, Boundaries, and Divisions of the various Countries; their Chief Towns, Mountains, Rivers, Climates, and Productions; their Governments, Revenues, Commerce, and their Sea and Land Forces... London. Printed for W. Peacock and Sons, 1802. Second edition. 12mo. xxviii, 408pp, [8]. With 13 engraved folding maps hand-coloured in outline, the first bound as frontispiece. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Spine and edges rubbed, slight cracking to boards, some surface loss. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to recto of FFEP, offsetting to title, occasional foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13116
RAPIN DE THOYRAS, [Paul de]. Dissertation sur les whigs et les torys. A La Haye. Chez Charles le Vier, 1717. 8vo. [8], 162pp. Title in red and black. Contemporary calf, gilt. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, joints starting, slight loss to head and foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, light damp-staining and occasional spots of foxing throughout, loss to bottom margin of B2, not affecting text. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small ink-stamps to verso of title and occasionally to margins. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13388
GRANT, Mrs. Poems on various subjects. Edinburgh. Printed for the Author by J. Moir, 1803. First edition. 8vo. 447pp. With a list of subscribers. Uncut in recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11594
SHERIDAN, Charles Francis.. A History of the Late Revolution in Sweden: Containing An Account of the Transactions of the Three Last Diets of That Country; Preceded By a Short Abstract of the Swedish History, So Far as Was Necessary to Lay Open the True Caufes of That Remarkable Eve. Dublin. Printed By M.Mills, 1778. First Dublin edition. 8vo. [4], 443pp. Contemporary sheep with contrasting morocco lettering piece, gilt. Worn with some splitting to spine, occasional staining to text. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 10492
EASTWICK, Edward B.. Autobiography of Lutfullah, a Mohamedan Gentleman; and His Transactions with His Fellow-Creatures: Interspersed with remarks on the habits, customs and character of the people with whom he had to deal.. London. Smith Elder and Co., 1857. Second edition. 8vo. xii, 435pp, [1], 16pp adverts. Finely bound in recent quarter red morocco over marbled boards, contrasting lettering piece, gilt titling. Small oval stamp, "Christchurch Rathgar." A clean copy save for very occasional marking to text. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 10483