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[YORICK'S JESTS]. Yorick's Jests: or, wit's common-place, arranged on a new plan... London. Printed for S. Bladon, [s.d., 1790?] New edition. 12mo. viii, 12, *13-*20, *19-*20, 15-36, *37-*40, 73-84, 37-120, 109-136pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Rubbed and a trifle marked. Offsetting to title, short horizontal tear to leaf A1 (touching text, without loss), scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25756
[WIT'S MAGAZINE]. Wit, Humour, and Entertainment. Number II. [III., IV., and V.] (Price sixpence only) To be continued on the First Day of every Month, Of the wit's magazine; or, library of momus... London. Printed for Harrison and Co., 1784. 8vo. Four parts only. Without engraved plates (published with one to each issue). Original publisher's mauve printed wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, wrappers creased and worn, loss to spines, some chipping to edges, without lower wrapper of No. III., upper wrapper of No. IV detached. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21847
WATSON, Samuel. The Gentleman's and Citizen's almanack, compiled by Samuel Watson, Bookseller, For the Year of our Lord, 1785... Dublin. Printed for Samuel Watson, [1785]. 135pp, [1]. ESTC T26616.

[Bound with:] EXSHAW, John. The English Registry, For the Year of our Lord, 1785; (By John Exshaw, Bookseller,) or, A Collection of English Lists...Fitted to be bound with Watson's Almanack... Dublin. Printed by John Exshaw, [1785]. [4], 131pp, [1]. ESTC T26688.

8vo. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, without lettering-piece. Light damp-staining to head of text-block. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25241
[VIRGIL]. Clavis Virgiliana: or, a vocabulary Of all the words in virgil's Bucolics, Georgics, and Aeneid...For the Use of schools, And the Improvement of those who have made but a small Progress in the Knowledge of the Latin Tongue. London. Printed for T. Astley, 1742. First edition. 8vo. [4], 191pp, [1]. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities worn, some surface loss, small holes to spine, boards a trifle bowed. Slight damp-staining to lower margins, occasional short tears/holes to gutter. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16215
TOCQUOT, J. F.. The royal pocket dictionary, french and english, and english and french; containing the signification of words in all their different acceptations; the terms of arts, sciences, and trades. The whole extracted from the best writers french and english... London. Printed [by T. Curson] for Jos. Johnson et al., 1808. New edition. 8vo. [4], viii, [524]pp. With a French title on the verso of the initial leaf. Contemporary panelled burgundy straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Slight shaving to lower margins of leaves K3-6 and L3-6, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16971
[SPARVENFELD, Johan Gabriel]. Catalogus centuriae librorum rarissimorum manuscript. & partim impressorum, Arabicorum, Persicorum, Turcicorum, Graecorum, Latinorum &c. Quo anno MDCCV Bibliothecam Publicam Academiae Upsalensis auxit & exornavit. Upsaliae, [i.e. Uppsala].. Typis Joh. Henry. Werneri S:ae R:ae M:tis & Acad. Upsal. Typographi, 1706. First edition. Quarto. [6], 74pp. With text in mixed Latin and Arabic type. Uncut and largely unopened, in later paper wrappers. Ink inscription to head of upper wrapper. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 15446
SHAW, William. An analysis of the galic language. Edinburgh. Printed by W. and T. Ruddiman, 1778. Second edition. 8vo. xviii, [1], 20-171pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head and foot of spine. Very occasional chipping to margins, scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25537
SHAKESPEAR, John. A grammar of the hindustani language; to which is added a grammar of the dakhni. London. WM. H. Allen & Co., 1855. Sixth edition. xv, [1], 192pp. With an engraved frontispiece and five engraved plates depicting Hindustani characters. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, some loss to head and foot of spine, substantial loss to lettering-piece. Hinges exposed, recent ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light foxing to plates. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16015
SCAPULA, Johannes. Lexicon Graeco-Latinum novum: in quo ex primitivorum & simplicium fontibus derivata atque composita ordine non minus naturali, quàm alphabetico, breviter & dilucidè deducuntur. Basileae [i.e. Basel]. Per Sebastianum Henricpetri, [1600]. Editio ultima, priori locupletior & correctior. Folio. [5] leaves, 1856 columns, [62, 30] leaves, 188 columns, [1] leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corners bumped. Light damp-staining to upper corner of text-block, scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25288
RERESBY, Tamworth. A collection of letters, Extracted from the most Celebrated French authors. Viz. The Chevalier de Mere, Boursault, Fontenelle, Balzac, Count Buffy, Voiture, Costar, Boileau. Adorn'd with that Variety of Subjects, as will not serve only for the entertainment of those who have made some advances in the French Language, but also for their Instruction in a polite manner of writing. Made English by Tamworth Reresby, Esq. London. Printed by T. Howlatt, for J. Graves, 1715. First edition. 8vo. [16], 309pp, [10]. With five preliminary contents leaves (Aa-5) bound at end. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rubbed, with some surface loss, short split to upper joint at head of spine. Early ink inscription 'Glynn' to FEP, some browning/marginal staining to text. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17083