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[TIMBS, John]. Hints for the table: or, the economy of good living. London. Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1838. First edition. 12mo. xii, 167pp, [1]. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of J. W. Edwards to FEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'By John Timbs / With the Author's Compts. / to J. W. Edwards Esqr.' More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 25678
LACTANTIUS. BURNET, Gilbert. A relation of the death of the primitive persecutors. Written originally in Latin By L.C.F. Lactantius. Englished By Gilbert Burnet, D.D. To To which is prefixed a discourse on persecution. Glasgow. Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1766. 18mo. 197pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate with initials 'S.B.' to FEP, remnants of early circulating library label to verso of title. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 25718
WALTON, Izaak. The life of Dr. Sanderson, late Bishop of Lincoln... London. Printed for Richard Marriott, 1678. First edition. 8vo. [240]; [2], 45, [3], 47-167, [15], 169-253, [3], 255-276pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Later calf, stamped in gilt and blind, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, all edges red. Minor shelf-wear. Armorial bookplate to FEP of Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), politician and sometime secretary of state to India, contemporary manuscript pagination to the majority of leaves, manuscript index of 'Names in the life ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25699
DOUGLAS, James. Myographiae comparatae specimen: or, a comparative description of all the muscles in a man and in a quadruped. Shewing their discoverer, origin, progress, insertion, use, and difference. To which is added, an account of the muscles peculiar to a woman. With an etymological table, and several useful index's. London. Printed by W. B. for G. Strachan, 1707. First edition. 12mo. xxxvi, 216, 16pp. Distinguished from other edition of the same year by 'G. Strachan' not 'George Strahan' in the imprint. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Early inked initials to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24245
LE SAGE, [Alain René]. The bachelor of salamanca. Or, memoirs of Don Cherubim de la Ronda. In three parts. Dublin. Printed by George Faulkner, 1737. 12mo. Volume one of two only; the second volume (comprising part III), was not published until 1740. [8], 259pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, one further engraved plate, and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, marked, and bumped, joints split, loss to head of spine and lettering-piece. Hinges exposed, armorial bookplate of literary patron and antiquary Paul Panton ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25110
REMMELIN, Johann. [GALGEMAIR, Georg]. Organon logikon Herren Georgii Galgemayrs, Kurtzer grundlicher warhaffter gebesserter und verme Unterricht, zuberaitung und gebrauch, Dess Circkels schregmess, und linial in wahrer proportion... Frankfurt. Johann Weh, 1654. Fourth edition. Quarto. [8], 56, 59-66, 65-128pp. Complete despite erratic pagination (57-58 omitted, 65-66 repeated). First two words of title transliterated from the Greek. With four folding plates. Contemporary marbled paper boards. Housed in recent cloth clamshell case, green morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, corners worn, later paper label to spine. Recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22697
WHITCHURCH, James Wadham. An essay upon education. London. Printed for T. Becket, and P. A. De Hondt, 1772. First edition. 8vo. [4], 220pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, recently expertly rebacked preserving earlier red morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily rubbed. Prize-plate of Swansea Training College to verso of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23772
[KILNER, Dorothy]. M. P. . The holiday present; containing anecdotes of mr. and mrs. jennet, and their little family; master george, master charles, master thomas, miss maria, miss charlotte, and miss harriet. Interspersed with instructive and amusing stories and observations. London. Printed for John Harris, 1831. Second Harris edition. 8vo. iv, 68pp. With engraved frontispiece and one further engraved plate. Original publisher's pictorial blue paper boards, red roan spine. Slightly rubbed, a little marked, else a crisp copy. Early inked gift inscription to head of title. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24308
GAHAN, William. Youth instructed in the grounds of the christian religion... Dublin. Printed by T. M'Donnel, 1798. First edition. 12mo. xvi, 168pp. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf. Lightly rubbed, some loss to head of spine. Leaf G4 detached, else internally clean and crisp. Bookplate of the Circulating Library of the Catholic Congregation at Spetchley to FEP. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 25593
[FREDERICK II, King of Prussia]. A letter upon education. Translated from the French of a royal author. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1777. First edition in English. 8vo. 130pp. Later blind-ruled half-calf, buff paper boards, lettered in gilt, armorial blind-stamps to both boards. Rubbed and marked, joints split, some loss to head of spine, paper library shelf-label to foot. Bookplate of the Swansea Training College to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 23759
MOON, William. Light for the blind: a history of the origin and success of Moon's System of Reading (Embossed in Various Languages) for the blind. London. Longmans & Co., 1873. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 175pp, [1]. With a half-title, a mounted albumen photograph portrait frontispiece, and one plate - a copy of Dr. Moon's embossed alphabet for the blind. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, later expertly rebacked, preserving original spine panel, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and marked. Bookplate of Swansea Training College to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to recto of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 24341
PARTINGTON, Charles F.. Introduction to the science of botany; Illustrated on an entirely new principle, by a series of highly finished delineations of the plants, coloured to represent nature; including Characteristic Details of the physiology, uses, and classification, of the vegetable kingdom. London. Harvey and Darton, 1835. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 144pp. With an engraved hand-coloured frontispiece and engraved half-title. Original publisher's embossed dark green morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, sometime recased with new endpapers, initial two gatherings protruding slightly from text-block, partial inked ownership inscription to margin of p.[1], scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24295
HALL, Mrs. S. C.. The juvenile forget me not. A Christmas and New Year's gift, of birthday present, for the year 1829. London. N. Hailes, [1829]. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 239pp, [1]. With an engraved presentation plate, a further 14 engraved plates, and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's roan-backed cream boards, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Early inked ownership inscription of Edith Mary Simpson to recto of FFEP, presentation plate working-loose, two gatherings protruding from text-block, very occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 25140
KNOX, Vicesimus. Liberal education: or, a practical treatise on the methods of acquiring useful and polite learning. London. Printed for Charles Dilly, 1782. Fourth edition. 8vo. [3], vi-xxiii, [1], 486pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Without half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, recently rebacked, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, all edges green. Board lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, Bookplate of the Swansea Training College reference library to FEP. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23768