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ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excud. R. & A. Foulis, 1761. 32mo. 83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19203
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. D. junii juvenalis aquinatis satirae XVI...quibus adjectae sunt, a. persii flacci satirae... Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excudebant Andreas et Joannes M. Duncan, Academiae typographi, 1825. 8vo. In two volumes. clx, 419pp, [1]; 733, [1], 2pp. With half-titles to both Vols., an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page to Vol. I, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements to Vol. II. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled green half-morocco, marbled paper boards, marbled edges. Extremities lightly rubbed, Marbled endpapers, offsetting to title page of Vol. I, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21187
PLINY, The Younger. C. plinii caecilii secundi epistolarum libri x. Londini [i.e. London]. Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells, 1790. 8vo. [4], 484pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Handsomely bound in contemporary navy morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplate of William Cavendish to FEP, inked ownership inscription of Cavendish dated 1824 and recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19050
ACHILLES TATIUS. Erotikon Achilleos Tatiou sive de clitophontis & leucippes amoribus libri VIII ex Editione cl. salmasii. Lugd. Batavor [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Franciscum Hegerum, 1640. Nova editio [i.e. new edition]. 12mo. [24], 752pp, [30]. With an engraved title page. First three words of title transliterated from the Greek. Bound in the style of, and possibly by, Roger Payne in black straight grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19496
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of the officers of the army and marines, with an index; a succession of colonels; and a list of the officers of the army and marines on half-pay. Also with an index. [London]. [s.n.], [1792]. Fortieth edition. 8vo. [2], 438pp. With a final leaf of errata. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and book-label of William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel to FEP, leaf Ff1 browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20616
[CARTOUCHE]. Les amours de cartouche, ou, aventures singulieres et galantes de cet homme, Trop celebre, qui n'ont jamais ete publiées: dont le Manuscrit a ete trouvee apres la prise de la Bastille.. Londres, [but probably Paris]. [s.n., s.d.] 16mo in 8s. 183pp, [1]. Finely bound in nineteenth-century half red morocco (by Roger De Coverly and Sons, with their stamp to verso of FFEP), marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest shelf-wear to extremities, marginal paper flaw to O4, title and preliminaries slightly marked. Lord Rosebery's copy, with his leather monogrammed ('AR') armorial book-label to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20122
[TREATIES]. A collection of all the treaties of peace, alliance, and commerce, between great-britain and other powers, from the Revolution in 1688, to the present time. London. Printed for J. Almon, 1772. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 404, [4]; iv, 342pp. With a half-title to Vol. I and a folding table. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and soiling, surface loss to upper board of Vol. I, upper joint of Vol. I starting. Light marginal damp-staining to final two registers of Vol. II. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with ink-stamps of the ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 13525
MEYRICK, Samuel Rush. The history and antiquities of the County of Cardigan. Collected form the few remaining documents which have escaped the destructive ravages of time, as well as from actual observation. London. Printed by T. Bensley...for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808. First edition. Quarto. xix, [1], cclxxxiii, [1], 586pp, [2]. With a list of subscribers, and 20 engraved plates (one of which folding). Handsomely bound in contemporary polished red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to spine, with paper private library shelf-label to foot. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Peel to FEP, armorial bookplate of Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel to ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15265
CLEVELAND, John. Poems...With Additions, never before Printed. [London]. [s.n.], Printed in the Yeare 1654 Eleventh edition. 8vo. [4], 107pp, [3], 12pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Without terminal blank. Finely bound in twentieth-century brown morocco, ruled and decorated in blind, lettered to spine in gilt. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slightest of shelf wear to extremities, else a fine copy. Portrait neatly restored to verso, without loss. Early ink inscription of J. Pirie to head of title, recent bookplate of Christopher Rowe to FEP.
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£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14132
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
FERAMUSIUS, Carolus. Epulum parasiticum, Quod eruditi conditores, instructoresque... Norimbergae [i.e. Nuremberg]. [s.n.], 1665. [56], 315pp, [1]. With an additional engraved title page and five engraved plates.

[Bound with:] PINCIER, Johann. Johan pincieri m. d. Aenigmatum libri tres, cum Solutionibus... Hagae-Comitum [i.e. The Hague]. Ex Typographia Adriani Vlacq, 1655. [20], 345pp, [19].

12mo. Bound by Ihrig (signed to the foot of spine, in gilt) in later blind-ruled red morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and marked. ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19245
ALEXANDER, William. The eight beatitudes st. matthew, Chap V.. London. Published Jan. 1st 1822, by W. Alexander, Engraver and Printer to Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Clarence, [1822]. Oblong Quarto. [6]pp. With 10 engraved plates, including the engraved title-page. Subscriber's copy. Handsomely bound in contemporary red straight-grained morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind, lettered 'MAJOR GENERAL SIR HERBERT TAYLOR' to upper board, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Internally immaculate. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16888
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
[MARGUERITE OF NAVARRE]. Les sept journees de la reine de navarre: suives de la huitieme. Paris. Librairie de Bibliophiles, 1872. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 25 copies printed on China paper. Four volumes bound as two. [4], 160, [4], 125, [1], 136; [4], 84, 91, 79, [1], [4], 95, [1], 56, li, [5]. With half-titles and nine engraved plates. Finely bound by Riviere in contemporary richly gilt-tooled green crushed morocco, T.E.G. Spines slightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of Florence Nelson to both FEPs, small paper ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18978
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
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
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
[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
[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
[BIBLE - English, Authorized Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments... Oxford. Printed at the Clarendon Press by Samuel Collingwood and Co., 1823. Quarto. Unpaginated. With additional engraved title pages for both the O.T. and N.T., and a further 27 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary blind-stamped black straight-grain morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Manuscript records of births, deaths, marriages etc. of the Trueman family to front blank fly-leaves, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 19315