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PETER LOVE-LAUGHTER. The new fun-box broke open: or, a diverting selection of droll stories, Queer Adventures, wise sayings, irish bulls, strange whims, and original jests. London. Printed and sold by Dean and Munday, [1822]. 8vo. [3], 6-30pp. The pagination would suggest the absence of an initial leaf or frontispiece, or perhaps of the work having been issued in wrappers, with the upper panel included as a part of the text; the paucity of detailed records for the publication make it difficult to substantiate what, if indeed anything, is wanting. Uncut. Stitched, as issued. A trifle dust-soiled, spotted and browned, some ... More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 20428
PERRIN, Jean. Fables amusantes: avec Une Table Generale & Particuliere des mots, & de leur Signification en Anglois, Selon l'Ordre des Fables, Pour en rendre la Traduction plus facile a l'Ecolier. A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez B. Law...T. Cadell...P. Elmsly, 1781. Troisieme edition [i.e. third edition]. 12mo. xvi, 220pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and two terminal publisher's advertisement leaves. Contemporary sheep. Heavily rubbed, some surface loss to boards, loss to head and foot of spine. Early inked ownership inscription to FEP, several gatherings protruding slightly from text-block. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17453
[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
O'BRIEN, Philip M.. T. E. Lawrence: A Bibliography. New Castle, Delaware. Oak Knoll Press, 2000. Second edition, revised and expanded. Quarto. [12], 894pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle creased, scoring to spine panel. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26243
NEWTON, R[ichard]. THEOPHRASTUS. The characters of theophrastus, With a Strictly Literal Translation of the greek into latin, and With Notes and Observations on the Text, In english: For the Benefit of Hertford College. Oxford. Printed; and to be had of R. Clemens and J. Fletcher, 1754. First edition. 8vo. xii, 268pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed, joints starting. Armorial bookplate of English philanthropist William Benson Earle (1740-1796) to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Ex dono Thomas Hayward / E Coll: Trin: Oxon'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25964
MOWLE, A[lfred] C[harles]. The new turkish. An Elementary Grammar, Vocabulary, and Phrase Book of the Turkish Language in the New Latin Characters. Nicosia, Cyprus. Printed at the Government Printing Office, 1930. First edition. 8vo. [2], 65pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed paper boards. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities, ink ownership inscription to head of upper board. Ink ownership inscriptions and ink-stamps to FEP and RFEP, pencil notations to rear endpapers. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16381
MEREDITH, Constance A. [compiler]. Whisperings from the great: An Autograph Birthday Album. London. Henry Frowde, 1906. Quarto. Unpaginated. Two calendar dates to a page with quotations opposite, both with red borders and fleur-de-lis decoration to corners. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, vellum boards, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corner's bumped. Marbled endpaper, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, partially completed, two charmingly naive watercolour illustrations pasted in. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23357
LUDWIG, Christian. A dictionary English, German and French, Containing not only the English words in their Alphabetical Order, together with their several significations; but also their proper Accent, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, Idioms, & Proverbs, Taken from the best new English dictionaries. Leipzig and Francfurt [sic]. [s.n.], 1736. Second edition. Quarto. [4], 739pp, [1]. Title page in red and black. Printed in double columns. Recent brown buckram, lettered in black. Minor shelf-wear. Recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, leaves heavily browned and foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20847
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
LE CLERC, Jean. Joannis clerici ars critica, in qua ad studia Linguarum Latinae, Graecae, & Hebraicae via munitur; Veterumque emendandorum, & Spuriorum Scriptorum a Genuinis dignoscendorum ratio traditur. Londini [i.e. London]. Apud Rob. Clavel et al., 1698. Editio altera priori emendatior. 8vo. [8], 225, [3], 106, 337-478pp, [2]. Title page in red and black. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Hinges exposed, endpapers browned. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23863
LAYCOCK, John. New dialogues, english and german. For the Use of both Nations. Preceded by a variety of initiatory lessons, and a large collection of idiomatical phrases, well calculated to accelerate the progress of the respective learners. In two parts. I. Preliminary Lessons and idomatical Phrases. II. Dialogues in the modern Style of Conversation. Hamburgh [i.e. Hamburg]. F. H. Nestler & Melle, 1851. Fifth edition newly revised and enlarged. 12mo. [16], xxiv, 394pp. Printed in double columns. Contemporary green half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Near contemporary ownership inscription to head of title-page 'Fanny G. Houghlin / Feb. 1863', very occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16785
KER, John Bellenden. An essay on the archaeology of our popular phrases and nursery rhymes. London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Co., 1835. Second edition. 12mo. xi, [1], 290pp. Title page a cancel. Although the signatures read 'Vol. I' throughout, and there is mention of an upcoming second volume in the introductory remarks, it would appear Vol. II was never published; however, a two volume 'new edition' did appear in 1837. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked, loss to lettering-piece. Endpapers renewed, fore-edge of title page ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25163
KAULFUSS, J[ohann] S[amuel]. Ueber den geist der Polnischen sprache. Eine einleitung in die Polnische literar-geschichte sur Deutsche. Halle. Bey Schimmelpfennig und Comp., 1804. First edition. 8vo. 227pp, [1]. With two folding plates of musical notation. Original publisher's tan paper wrappers, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Slight wear to extremities with some loss to head and foot of spine. Ink shelf-marks to FEP of Sir Thomas Phillipps' Middle Hill Library, lightly foxed throughout. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13461