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[RHYMING DICK]. Rhyming dick and the Strolling Player: Being a true Account of the Life and Death of richard nancollas, the alehouse poet; and of a portuguese player, who died in london With another Narrative, shewing the Advantages of Societies for visiting the Sick. Nottingham. Printed by C. Sutton, for the Flying Stationers, [s.d., c.1805-1815] 16mo. 8pp. Unopened; folded from a single sheet, as issued. Slightly browned, small hole to central fold, paper flaw (and consequent softening) to the second leaf. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23254
WHITE, John. The way to the true church: wherein the principall motives perswading to Romanisme, and questions touching the nature and authority of the Church and Scriptures, are familiarly disputed, and driuen to their issues, where, this day they sticke betweene the papists and vs contriued into an answer to a popish discourse, concerning the rule of faith, and the marks of the Church. And published to admonish such as decline to papistry, of the weake and vncertaine grounds, whereupon they haue ventured their soules... London. Printed by Richard Field for John Bull and William Barret, 1616. Fourth impression. Quarto. [64], 456pp, [12]. Final (blank) leaf pasted to REP. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities marked and discoloured. Pastedowns fashined from contemporary printer's waste, without free-endpapers, final word of author's attribution, 'Eccles', cut away from title and reinstated in an early manuscript hand, first two gatherings lightly damp-stained at foot, minute worm-trails to gutter, very occasional spotting. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 25126
[COLERIDGE, John Duke]. BLOSIUS, Lewis. A mirror for monks. London. C. J. Stewart, 1872. Quarto. xi, [1], 100pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'M. F. K. Coleridge / from her loving brother / Christmas. 1871'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24965
MAUCLERC, James. The Christian's Magazine, or, treasure. Containing, a choice collection of many remarkable passages upon several important religious subjects, Taken out of the Writings of Some of the Most Eminent Modern Divines: Tending to Our Confirmation Both in the Belief and Practice of the True Christian Religion, against Atheists, Deists, Socinians, Papists, And other Corrupt and Loose Christians. London. Printed for the author, by S. Richardson, [s.d., 1745?] First edition. 8vo. viii, [4], 403pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Rubbed, some surface loss to upper board, lower joint starting. Armorial bookplate of Henry Bowes Howard, Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire to FEP, scattered foxing, very occasional chipping/small holes to margins. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25713
SMITH, John. Select Discourses treating 1. Of the true way or method of attaining to divine knowledge. 2. Of superstition. 3. Of atheism. 4. Of the immortality of the soul. 5. Of the existence and nature of God. 6. Of prophesie. 7. Of the difference between the legal and the evangelical righteousness, the old and the new covenant, &c. 8. Of the shortness and vanity of a pharisaick righteousness. 9. Of the excellency and nobleness of true religion. 10. Of a Christians conflicts with, and conquests over, Satan... Cambridge. Printed by John Hayes, for W. Morden, 1673. Second edition, corrected. Quarto. xxx, [2], 512pp. Each section with divisional title page. Contemporary blind-ruled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed and sunned, upper joint split. Armorial bookplate of racehorse owner, army officer, and politician Robert Byerley of Goldsborough (bap. 1660, d. 1714) to verso of title page, with his inked inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 25492
[BERNARD, Jean-Frédéric]. The praise of hell: or, a View of the Infernal Region... London. Printed for G. Kearsly, 1760. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. [16], xvi, 191, [1]; [8], 224pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and a further six engraved plates. Later half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed, paper shelf-label to foot of Vol. I spine. Bookplates of Walter Wilson to both FEPs, armorial bookplate of Joseph Tasker to verso of Vol. I title, evidence of the same having been ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 25725
LACTANTIUS. BURNET, Gilbert. A relation of the death of the primitive persecutors. Written originally in Latin By L.C.F. Lactantius. Englished By Gilbert Burnet, D.D. To To which is prefixed a discourse on persecution. Glasgow. Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1766. 18mo. 197pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate with initials 'S.B.' to FEP, remnants of early circulating library label to verso of title. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 25718
WALTON, Izaak. The life of Dr. Sanderson, late Bishop of Lincoln... London. Printed for Richard Marriott, 1678. First edition. 8vo. [240]; [2], 45, [3], 47-167, [15], 169-253, [3], 255-276pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Later calf, stamped in gilt and blind, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, all edges red. Minor shelf-wear. Armorial bookplate to FEP of Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), politician and sometime secretary of state to India, contemporary manuscript pagination to the majority of leaves, manuscript index of 'Names in the life ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25699
GODWIN, Francis. Francisci godwini Primo Landavensis dein Herefordensis episcopi de praesulibus angliae commentarius, omium Episcoporum necnon et Cardinalium ejusdem gentis nomina, tempora, seriem, atque actiones maxime memorabiles Ab ultima Antiquitate repetita complexus. Ad fidem Monumentorum in Archivis Regiis, Lamethanis, &c. &c. Recognovit, Plurimis in locis (adjectis Annotationibus) ad veritatem reduxit, Et perpetua demum Serie ad praesens usque Saeculum continuavit gul. richardson, s.t.p. Coll. Emman. Cant. Magister, et Eccles. Lincoln. Canonicus. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Cambridge]. Typis Academicis Excudebat Josephus Bentham, 1743. Folio. [18], 799pp, [43]. Without the two leaves of subscribers in the prelims. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Interleaved. Recent calf-backed tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Neat tape repair to leaf 3Q2, else internally clean and crisp. Inked ownership inscription of William Henry Black to recto of front blank fly-leaf, with numerous manuscript annotations in his hand (and others) throughout. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 10900
[BIBLE - French, Geneva Version]. La Bible, qui est toute la saincte Escriture: contenant le Vieil & le Nouveau Testament... [Geneva]. De l'Imprimerie de François Estienne, 1567. 8vo. [4], 370, 90, 122, [12], 82ff. Sig: [*8], *4, a-z8 A-Y8 Z10, aa-ll8 mm2, AA-QQ8 RR6, Aa-Ii8 Kk10. Text in double columns. With the (8)ff. Calendrier Historial, often lacking, numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, a folding plan, and two (of four) woodcut plates. Contemporary blind-tooled calf. Extremities worn, upper joint split, loss to head and foot of spine. Very occasional chipping to margins, both ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25100
[KEYNES, George?]. The roman martyrologe set forth by the command of pope gregory xiii. and reviewed by the authority of urban viii. Translated out of Latin into English, by G.K. of the Society of Jesus. St. Omers. Thomas Geubels, 1667. The Second Edition, in which are added diverse Saints, put in to the Calender, since the former Impression. Small 8vo. [18], 376pp, [2]. Without the blank +10, but with an additional leaf inserted at end, after Aa4, headed 'A prayer made by Pope Sixtus IV. Who' and featuring the Hail Mary to recto, with a blank verso, not recorded by Wing. Contemporary (treble) blind-ruled calf, later red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, with original metal clasps. Rubbed and slightly worn, with some crackling and creasing to surfaces, ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24673
[GASTRELL, Francis]. Y Deddfau Cristianogol, neu Ddidwyll Air duw. Sef, ffydd a dyledswyddau cristion Yn Gyfan ac yn Gryno, Wedi eu dosparthu wrth Drefn a Chymhwysder Rhefwn, a'i gofod i lawr Yngeiriau 'r Ysgrythur. Caerfyrddin [i.e. Carmarthen]. Argraffwyd dros yr Awdur gan J. Ross [Printed for the Author by J. Ross], 1773. First edition. 12mo. vi, [12], 311 [i.e. 310]pp. With a list of subscribers. p.297 misnumbered 269, p.307 misnumbered 298, and pp.308-310 are misnumbered 309-311. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, corners bumped. Short closed horizontal tear to tile page, occasional chipping to margins. Later inked ownership inscriptions of Mariah Lewis and John Lewis to FEP and front blank fly-leaf, near contemporary ownership inscriptions ... More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 24000
HICKES, George. A sermon Preached at the Cathedral Church of Worcester, On the 29th of May, 1684. Being the anniversary day of his majesty's Birth, and Happy Restauration. London. Printed by R. E. for Walter Kettilby, 1684. First edition. Quarto. [6], 37pp, [1].Recent black cloth. Recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, occasional spotting, margins shaved (clipping pagination at times). Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'O. Walker Ex dono Auth' (remainder of inscription lost due to shaving). More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 20853