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[HERALDRY]. The theatre of British Honours; being An Account of the present nobility, with what has happened remarkable to Them of their Ancestors... London. Printed for A. Lea, and R. Glynn, 1720. First edition. 12mo. xxiv, [2], 160pp. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep. Extremities heavily rubbed, upper joint starting. Pastedowns sprung, title page detached and bisected horizontally, light damp-staining to margins, worming to gutter of first two gatherings, initial gathering working loose. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24986
[STEVENSON, William]. The legends and commemorative celebrations of St. Kentigern, his friends, and Disciples... Edinburgh. Printed for Private Circulation [by R. Syme and Son], 1872. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 168pp. Title page in red and black.. With a half-title and an engraved plate of St. Mungo's Church, Culross. Original publisher's purple cloth, ruled in black, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, chipping to lettering-piece. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25543
[JACOBITE RISING]. A GENTLEMAN. The young chevalier: or, a Genuine Narrative Of all that befell the Unfortunate adventurer, from His fatal Defeat to his final Escape... London. Printed for the Author, and by his Appointment sold by R. Griffiths, [1748?]. First edition. 8vo. [2], 107pp, [1]. Without half-title. Bound by James Thin of Edinburgh in recent calf-backed brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Occasional spotting, paper repairs to verso of final leaf (not touching text). More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 24191
[LUMSDEN, Matthew], [FORBES, William]. Genealogy of the family of forbes. From the account of mr. matthew lumsden of tulliekerne. Written in 1580. &c. &c. &c. Inverness. Printed at the Journal Office, 1819. 8vo. [2], xx, 89pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, loss to lettering-piece. Armorial bookplate of Lord Farnham to FEP, inked ownership inscription of A. Forbes to head of title page, later manuscript not beneath: 'Handed down to his eldest Son P. L. Forbes', very occasional manuscript annotations in the hand of the former Forbes. Manuscript letter (dated ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24310
[GENEALOGY]. The Genealogy of James Robertson Thomson, Esquire, compiled from MSS., from the works of Alexander Nisbet, Gent.; from Douglas's Peerage and Baronage; and from other authentic sources by J. Paul Rylands. "Deus Providebit". [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d., c.1930?] Quarto. Manuscript on paper. 69pp. With nine sheets of manuscript notes/letters, and related ephemera (bookplates, newspaper clippings etc.), loosely inserted. With three engraved portraits and two armorial bookplates pasted-in. Contemporary gilt-ruled red limp morocco, Marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25589
[GEORGE IV]. Death of the king. Poole. Moore and Sydenham, Printers, [1830]. Dimensions 190 x 230 mm. Single sheet handbill, text within black border. Creased, some loss to margins, evidence of removal from a mount to verso. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25473
[CHESTER AUCTION]. To be sold at auction, (in the following or such other lots as may be agreed on at the time of sale,) At the dwelling-house of William Booth, the Red-lion inn, in Hartford, near Northwich, in the county of Chester, on Monday the 10th day of December, 1798, between the hours of four and six of the clock in the afternoon, subject to such conditions as will be then produced... Chester. Monk, [1798]. Dimensions 200 x 300 mm. Single leaf broadside, edges uncut. Several early vertical and horizontal folds, a trifle creased and spotted, contemporary inked annotation and pencilled prices to one margin, manuscript title to verso. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25222
HELVÉTIUS, [Claude Adrien]. De l'homme, de ses facultés intellectuelles et de son éducation. A Londres [i.e. The Hague]. Chez la Société Typographique, 1773. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], lxiv, 639, [1]; [2], 760pp. With a final leaf of errata to Vol. II. In this edition, there is no comma after 'intellectuelles, line six of title reads 'et de son' and the title page ornament does not have typographical elements. Contemporary calf, recently expertly rebacked, lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed and marked. Armorial bookplates of the Swansea Training College to ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 23773
KNIGHTLEY, Dr. W. Porter. A plea for private schools, being the substance of A Paper read before the Sussex Educational Association, at Brighton, Nov. 6th, 1876, in reply to some remarks of the Rev. Mark Pattison, B.D., at the Social Science Congress, at Liverpool. Brighton. H. & C. Treacher, 1876. First edition. 8vo. 15pp, [1]. Recent morocco-backed tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Bookplate of Sidney Broad to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to contemporary front blank fly-leaf: 'With the Author's kind regards / Dec. 12th 1876'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22129