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MORE, Thomas. The English works of Sir Thomas More: volume the first...Early poems; Pico Della Mirandola; Richard III; The Four Last Things... London. Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1931. xv, 53, [39], 100, [2], 190-511pp, [1]. Text complete despite erratic pagination. With a monochrome portrait frontispiece.

[Together with:] MORE, Thomas. The English works of Sir Thomas More: volume the second...The Dialogue concerning Tyndale... London. Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1931. xviii, 10, [2], 105-288, 11-108, 324, 109-120pp. Text complete despite erratic pagination. With a monochrome portrait frontispiece.

Large 8vo. Uniformly bound in contemporary red morocco, ruled ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18187
BINGHAM, C. W., Rev.. Mediaeval life in the court and cloister: a lecture. Dorchester. Printed at the Dorset County Chronicle Office, 1866. 24pp. Inked ownership inscription to title page.

[Bound with:] PETTIGREW, T. J. The journal of the British Archaeological Association. December 1856. On the antiquities of somersetshire. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [1856]. [1], 292-396pp. With two engraved plates and an engraved folding plan.

[And:] STUBBS, William. The foundation of waltham abbey... Oxford & London. J. H. and J. Parker, 1861. xxxii, 60pp, [4].

[And:] GREEN, Emanuel. The earliest ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 12470
ALFIERI, Victor. Memoirs of the life and writings of Victor Alfieri; written by himself. London. Printed for Henry Colburn, 1810. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. x, [1], 6-286; [7], 6-328pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards. Heavily rubbed. Armorial bookplates of Charles Cammell to both FEPs, later inked ownership inscriptions to free-endpapers, deleted inked inscription to head of Vol. II title page, scattered foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 24743
[GRABER DE HENSO, Jacob; BROOKE, F. C., of Ufford]. Introduction à l’histoire de la famille D’Oria de Gènes. [Florence]. [s.n., s.d., but C19th] 8vo. Manuscript, on paper, ff. [4], [1], 31, [11], first 4 and last 11 blank. Manuscript, on blue paper, black-brown ink, c.16 lines per full page, only written on recto. Large, hand-coloured coat of arms of D’Oria tipped-in as frontispiece. First leaf minimally soiled and foxed at margins. A very good copy in 19th-century half vellum over marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt-lettered morocco label, lower edges ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 22439
FAIRFAX, Edward. BECKWITH, Thomas. A Discourse of Witchcrafte as it was Acted in the Family of Mr. Edward Fairfax of Fuistone. Comu Ebor. 1621... [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Folio. Manuscript on paper. [1]ff, [1]ff blank, 118pp. Uncut in eighteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards. A trifle rubbed, some chipping to spine. With the bookplate of 'Thomas Beckwith of York, Painter & F.A.S.' to FEP; the entire work is in Thomas Beckwith's hand. Closed tear to pp.46/7, else internally clean and crisp.

Incipit: 'I present the Xtian Reader a narration of Witchcraft of which I am a ... More >
£ 7,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14267
MANNI, Domenico M[aria]. Le veglie piacevoli... Venezia [i.e. Venice]. Negozio Zatta, 1762-63 Second edition. 8vo. Four volumes bound as one. 94; 96; 96; 72pp. With an engraved frontispiece to VOl. I. Handsomely by by Riviere in later gilt-tooled Spanish patterned calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Frederick Earnshaw Marshall to FEP, armorial bookplates of Sylvester Lord Glenbervie and Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, and twentieth-century inked ownership inscription, to front blank fly-leaves, ... More > £ 600.00 Antiquates Ref. 20711
IZACKE, Richard. Remarkable Antiquities of the city of exeter... London. Printed for Edw. Score and John March...and Samuel Birt, 1724. Second ediiton. 8vo. [2], iii, [1], 25, [26], 50-69, [1]; 213pp, [67]. A reissue of the 1723 edition with the title page reset. With an engraved frontispiece, one further engraved folding plate, and an engraved folding map. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, recently rebacked in calf, A.E.G. Boards rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24014
KOESTLER, Arthur. Spanish testament. London. Victor Gollancz, 1937. First edition. 8vo. 384pp. Original publisher's black cloth, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, edges spotted, dustwrapper a trifle soiled, chipping to corners and head and foot of sunned spine. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 23539
BREWER, J[ames] Norris. Histrionic topography: or, the birth-places, residences, and funeral monuments of the most Distinguished Actors. London. Published by the Proprietor, J. Cole, 1818. First edition. 8vo. [2], iv, 37pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, and additional engraved title page, and a further engraved plates. Original publisher's buff paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed and marked. Foxed and browned, one gathering (and three attendant plates) detached from text-block. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24608
[MIEVILLE COLLECTION]. Catalogue of the Highly Important Collection of Ancient and Modern Pictures formed by jean louis meiville, esq. Deceased, late of 103 Lancaster Gate, W., comprising Works of the Modern English, French and Continental Schools, and Choice Works of the Old Dutch Masters: which (by Order of the Executors) Will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their great rooms, 8 king street, st. james's square, On saturday, april 29, 1899, at one o'clock precisely... [London]. [Printed by William Clowes & Sons], [1899]. 8vo. 34pp. Illustrated with 25 autotype plates. Bound by Johanna Birkenruth of London in contemporary gilt-tooled olive-green morocco. Extremities rubbed, some marking/sunning, bumping to corners. Marbled endpapers, inked inscription to FEP: 'M. G. Machworth(?) / Date of dear father's passing / April 19th 1927 7.30 p.m.', occasional light spotting. Priced throughout in manuscript, with a note of the total amount (£41,751, 3s) to foot of final ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20674
[JACOBITE RISING]. WOGAN, Charles. Female Fortitude, Exemplify'd in an impartial narrative, of the Seizure, Escape and Marriage Of the princess clementina sobiesky, As it was particularly set down by Mr. charles wogan (formerly one of the Preston Prisoners) who was a chief Manager in that Whole Affair. Now Published for the Entertainment of the curious. London. [s.n.], 1722. vi, 56pp. ESTC T75478.

[Bound with:] Remarks upon a Jacobite Pamphlet Privately handed about, entituled Female Fortitude Exemplify'd, in an Impartial narrative of the Seizure, Escape and Marriage of the Princess clemeniina sobiesky. London. Sold by J. Roberts, [1722?]. [4], vi, 54pp. ESTC N12695.

[And:] AMHURST, N[icolas]. An epistle from the Princess sobieski to the Chevalier De St. George. London. Printed for E. Curll, 1719. ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22031
MACKQUEEN, John. British valour triumphing over french courage: Under the conduct of the Duke of marlborough, Prince of the empire. Set forth in some discourses on the victories obtained over them at Blenheim, Ramellies, Oudenard, the Taking of Lisle, the Reduction of Ghent and Bruges. To which is annexed A discourse concerning casting our care on God; concluding with a modest Character of his Grace. London. Printed for J. Morphew, 1715. First edition. 8vo. [34], 280pp. With an errata slip pasted at the end of the preface. Consisting of: 'A sermon preached in St. Mary’s Church...' (1715, second edition); 'A thanksgiving sermon for the victory obtain'd at Oudenard...' (1715); 'A thanksgiving sermon for the taking of Lisle...' (1715); 'A discourse on casting our care on God...' (1715); and 'A divine and moral essay on courage...' (1715, second edition); each ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20461
[GEORGE III]. Letters from his late majesty to the late lord kenyon, on the coronation oath. With his lordship's answers: and letters of the rt. hon. william pitt to his late majesty, with his majesty's answers, previous to the dissolution of the ministry in 1801. London. John Murray, 1827. First edition. Quarto. viii, [2], 45pp, [1]. With frontispiece facsimile of an ALS from George III. Finely bound in red straight-grain morocco, gilt, titled to spine, with the arms of the Earl of Leitrim (motto "Patris Virtutibus" to covers. Slightly rubbed, some fading to spine, minute hole to upper board. From the library of historian John Ehrman (1920- 2011), with a note in his hand loosely inserted 'Given ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 18240
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
[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
[BROWNE, Peter]. Of drinking in remembrance of the dead. Being The Substance of a Discourse Deliver'd to the clergy of the Diocese of cork, on the Fourth of November, 1713. by the Bishop of that Diocese. And Published at their Unanimous Request. London. Printed for J. Roberts, 1713. 40pp. ESTC T83992. First published in 1713 as Of drinking to the memory of the dead.

[Bound after:] Aminadab: or, the Quaker's vision. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. [4], 11pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. ESTC T8504.

[And:] Aminadab's declaration, Deliver'd at a General Meeting Holden upon the first day of the Last pentecost. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. 15pp, [1]. ... More >
£ 1,750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18635