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JOYCE, Jeremiah [editor]. A complete analysis or abridgement of dr. adam smith's inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. By Jeremiah joyce. Cambridge. Printed by Benjamin Flower: for J. Deighton et al., 1797. First edition. 8vo. [4], 290pp, [2]. With a final publisher's advertisement leaf (not recorded by ESTC). Contemporary dark green calf-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, loss to head of spine. Head of title page shaved (sadly, to remove an early ownership inscription), foxed. More > £ 4,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20001
SETON, John. Dialectica Joannis setoni cantabrigiensis, annotationibus Petri Carteri, ut clarissimis ita breuissimis explicata. Huic accessit, obartium ingenuarum inter se cognationem, Guilielmi Buclaei Arithmetica. Londini [i.e. London]. Apud Thomam Marsh, 1577. 8vo. [318]pp. With a linen-backed folding table. Handsomely bound in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, small paper repairs to text of initial five gatherings - with some slight loss of sense, very occasional contemporary faded inked annotations and underlining, paper repair to lower corner of terminal leaf, some spotting/browning. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17265
[JAMES II]. The Severall Debates Of the House of Commons Pro et Contra. Relating to the Establishment of the Militia, Disbanding the New-Raised Forces And Raising a Supply for his Majestie beginning the Ninth Day of November 1685. And Ending The Twentieth of the same Month, Being the Day of the Prorogac[i]on of the Parliament. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d., c. 1700] Quarto. Manuscript on paper watermarked 'A. J.' under a large royal seal and 'GLC'. Paginated by hand [2], 70pp. Red ruled borders to title page, calligraphic headings throughout. Disbound, marbled paper strip to spine. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19576
ALLIBOND, John. Rustica academiae oxoniensis Nuper Reformatae descriptio, In Visitatione Fanatica Octobris sexto, &c. Anno Domini 1648 cum Comitiis ibidem Anno sequente: Et aliis notatu non Indignis. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis G. Redmayne, [1700?]. Third edition. Quarto. 19pp, [1]. Stitched into original marbled paper wrappers. A trifle dog-earred, with some loss to spine, tearing/creasing to extremities, but nevertheless a remarkable survival in unsophisticated condition More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 13579
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for T. Bensley, for Vernor and Hood, 1799. 8vo. In two volumes. [8], xxxix, 274; [6], 319pp, [1]. With an additional engraved title-page to each volume and a further 21 engraved plates. Handsomely bound by McKinlay of Covent Garden in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, binder's tickets to FFEPs, plates spotted. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 25674
[LIGHTER-MAN'S ASSISTANT]. The Lighter-Man's assistant, or Coal-Dealer's guide: containing tables Exactly calculated for the ready finding out the true Value of any Quantity of Coals, from 1 to 400 Chaldrons, from 19£ per Score to 40£ per Score, reckoning 21 Chaldrons to the Score, including the Metage-Money... London. Printed for Thomas Bradley, [s.d., c.1765] First edition?. 12mo. [8], 86pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, later rebacked, preserving contemporary spine panel. Extremities rubbed, marked, and bumped. Hinges exposed, pen and pencil trials to front and rear endpapers, title page laid down, occasional spotting. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 21859
[CHUBB & SON]. Chubb's patent locks and safes [a catalogue].. London. [s.n.], October 1st, 1867 Large folio, dimensions 345 x 515mm. 9pp, [1]. Folded, with both horizontal and vertical creases, slight tearing to folds, spotting and manuscript docket title to lower wrapper. Original publisher's printed wrappers, with elaborate decoration to upper wrappers and copious engraved illustrations throughout. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 21467
TITELMANS, Franciscus. Compendium naturalis philosophiae. Libri duodecim de consideratione rerum naturalium, earumue ad suum Creatorum reductione. Per sratrem Fraciscum Titelmanum Hassellensem, ordinis fratrum Minoru, sanctarum scripturaru apud Louanienses praelectorum. Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Apud Joannem Roigny, 1543. 8vo. [16], 227ff. Seventeenth-century panelled calf, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints, loss to head and foot of spine, private library shelf-label to upper board. Later armorial bookplate to FEP of Edward William Harcourt, with the motto 'Le Bon Temps Viendra', private library shelf-label to recto of FFEP, small pen-trial to title-page, light damp-staining to lower corner of initial four gatherings and upper corner ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14590
COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A view of the state of the nation, and of the measures of the last five years... London. Printed for J. J. Stockdale, 1811. viii, 180pp.

[Bound with:] COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A letter to lord grenville on the sinking fund. London. John Murray 1828. viii, 136pp. With a half-title Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title: 'From the Author'.

[And:] [EAST INDIA COMPANY COURT OF DIRECTORS]. Hints respecting the negociation for a renewal of the East-India Company's Exclusive Privileges... London. Printed for Black, Parry and Co., 1812. 21pp, ... More >
£ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 13553
[TREASON]. The Grand indictment of high-treason Against the Marquess of Argyle, at the Instance of His Majesties Advocat: exhibited To the parliament of scotland, with An Account of what hath followed since thereupon. [Edinburgh?]. Printed for the Author, 1661. First edition. Folio. 13pp, [1]. Uncut. Stitched, as issued. Chipping and light damp-staining to margins, occasional spotting. Early inked ownership inscription 'Donald Williamson / Culloden by Inverness', and later inscription dated 1898 to title page. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 25305
[CALLENDER, James Thomson]. The political progress of britain; or an impartial account of the Principal Abuses in the Government of this Country, from the Revolution in 1688. The whole tending to prove the ruinous Consequences of the popular System of War and Conquest. Part first.. Edinburgh. Printed for Robertson & Berry...and T. Kay...London, 1792. First edition. 8vo. First part, all published. 80pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled paper boards, gilt supralibros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards. Extremities rubbed, joints split, boards held by cords only. Paper shelf-label pasted to FEP, internally clean and crisp. Manuscript letter dated 3rd January 1872 tipped-in to recto of FFEP: 'My dear Sir, I return to you the pamphlet which caused the imprisonment ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18457