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[PERPETUAL ALMANAC]. [Manuscript perpetual almanac]. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d., c. 1842] Dimensions 60 x 90 mm. Manuscript on paper. Two cards, housed in contemporary naive marbled paper wallet, the first a manuscript 'perpetual almanack', the other printed (on one side only) providing the dates of Feast and Saint Days. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Francis Henry Heyman Shepherd to wallet and verso of manuscript card. Wallet rubbed and marked. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24692
[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
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
HARRIS, James. Philological inquiries in three parts. London. Printed for C. Nourse, 1781. First edition. 8vo. Without half-title. [30], 571pp, [37]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two further engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, marked, and bumped. Early armorial bookplate and recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, inked ownership inscription of Alex. Fraser Tytler to head of title. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20320
[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
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
BLAIR, Hugh. Lectures on rhetoric and belles letters. London. Printed for W. Strahan, 1785. Second edition. 8vo. In three volumes. viii, 456; [4], 480; [4], 384pp, [26]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23033
[ALMANACS]. The Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository; An almanack For the Year of our Lord 1798... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers; and sold by Robert Horsfield, and George Greenhill, 1798. [Fifty-seventh edition]. 48pp. Title and calendar in red and black. ESTC N30928.

[Bound with:] [HUTTON, Charles]. The Ladies' Diary: or Woman's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord 1798... London. Printed for the Company of Stationers, And sold by Robert Horsfield and G. Greenhill. Ninety-fifth edition. 48pp. Title and calendar in red and black. ESTC N3194.

[And:] MOORE, Francis. Vox stellarum: or, a loyal almanack For the ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20904
BREWER, E[benezer] Cobham. The dictionary of phrase and fable. London. Cassell, Petter, & Galpin, [c.1872]. Third edition. 8vo. In 15 parts. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's orange printed paper wrappers. Some loss, chipping, and spots of marking to all extremities, parts 3 and 5 without upper wrappers, lower wrappers of parts 3, 13, and 15 detached, both wraps of part 10 detached, gatherings of parts 5 and 10 separating. Overall internally clean and crisp but for some light foxing. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 14059
[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
COLES, E[lisha]. An English Dictionary, explaining The Difficult Terms that are used in Divinity, Husbandry, Physick, Philosophy, Law, Navigation, Mathematics, and other Arts and Sciences... London. Printed for J. Walthoe et al., 1732. 8vo. [336]pp. Text printed in three columns. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities heavily worn and marked, leather separating from boards, worming to foot of spine. Without FEP, inked numerals to verso of FFEP, damp-staining to leaf F2, worm-trail to upper corners of a majority of text-block, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 21593
LONGINUS, [Cassius] Dionysius. Dionysiou Longinou rhetoros Peri hypsous logou biblion. Dionysii Longini rhetoris præstantissimi liber De grandi loquentia sive sublimi dicendi genere Latine redditus hypo thesesi synoptikais et ad oram notationibus aliquot illustratus. Edendum curavit et notarum insuper auctarium adjunxit. G.L. Cum indice. Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Impensis Gulielmi Webb, 1638. 8vo. [42], 176, [2], 117pp, [3]. First seven words of title and 'hypo thesesi synoptikais' transliterated from the Greek. Parallel Latin and Greek text. Without the index (gathering Z) and the folding table. First and final leaves are blank. Contemporary blind-stamped vellum, later contrasting black calf lettering-pieces. Extremities discoloured, lightly rubbed, and bumped. Manuscript annotations to FFEP, occasional underlining, title page a trifle stained, else internally ... More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 19555
[DR WILLIAMS' LIBRARY]. Catalogue of the library in Red Cross Street, Cripplegate; founded pursuant to the will of the Reverend Daniel Williams, D. D. who died in the year 1716. London. Printed and Sold by Richard and John E. Taylor, 1841. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 420; [2], 438pp. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle marked. Internally clean and crisp but for light marginal damp-staining and browning to first three gatherings of Vol. II. More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 14661
[ETON COLLEGE]. Scriptores Romani: sive selecta ex M. T. Cicerone. Tit. Livio. Corn. Tacito. M. Velleio. Paterculo. C. Plinio. In usum regiae scholae etonensis. Etonae [i.e. Eton]. Excudit Jos. Pote, 1782. Edition altera recognita et aucta. 8vo. [4], 484pp. With a half-title (with publisher's advertisements to verso). Contemporary sprinkled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Occasional early manuscript annotations, in a Latin hand, to text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23962
[ABERDEEN ALMANAC]. The Aberdeen Almanack, For the Year 1789... Aberdeen. Printed and sold by J. Chalmers & Co., [1789]. 12mo. 192pp, [4]. The first 24 pages are printed on one side only. Contemporary limp sheep wallet binding, with flap. Extremities worn, some loss to head and foot of spine, flap torn - covered in later calf. Scattered foxing, early ownership inscription to FEP, very occasional manuscript price lists, doggerel poetry to blank versos, recent armorial bookplate of Alexander Hannah to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24510
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