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[CHILTON, George?]. [Manuscript diary of a European grand tour]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1821-23] Quarto. Manuscript on paper. [190] leaves, versos blank. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Extremities lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, from the recently dispersed library of Kentish bibliophile Charles Benson (1933-2017), with his bookplate to FEP, pencilled annotation of later owner to verso of FFEP commenting that bookseller John Maggs had stated that the diary came from the library of Holland House, internally clean and ... More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 18403
[BERENGER, Charles Random Baron de]. [CRUIKSHANK, George. CRUIKSHANK, Robert]. Particulars and recommendations of the stadium, or british national arena for manly and defensive exercises, equestrian, chivalric, and aquatic games, and skilful andamusing pastimes; at the residence of the late lord cremone...extending from the king's road, chelsea, to the thames, and distant less than 21/4 miles from piccadilly. London. Published for the proprietor, by T. Hurst, 1835. 8vo. 28pp, [4]. With a half-title and 11 plates and plans, three of which folding, and a printed notice advertising 'sacrifices and alterations from the terms, amusements & regulations' tipped to the inside of the upper wrapper. Original publisher's buff paper wrappers. Some loss to spine, slight marking, but generally a well preserved example. Early ownership inscription of 'Mary Wright Bought this Book at Chelsea on ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19264
VOSSIUS, Isaac. Isaaci Vossii observationum ad Pomp. Melam appendix. Accedit ejusdem ad tertias P. Simonii objectiones responsio. Subjungitur Pauli Colomesii ad Henricum Justellum epistola. Londini [i.e. London]. Prostant apud Robertum Scott, 1686. Quarto. [2], 136pp, [2]. With an errata leaf. Without the dedication leaf (a common occurrence according to ESTC). Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities lightly discoloured and a trifle marked. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19487
CAMDEN, William. Britannia sive florentissimorum regnorum, angliae, scotiae, hibernae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Authore Guilielmo Camdeno. Nunc postremò recognita, & magna accessione post Germanicam aeditionem adaucta. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. Fifth edition. Quarto. [16], 324, 327-642, 645-719, 718-831pp, [27], 30pp, [2]. With terminal blank and two folded leaves of maps; included in the pagination are the extra-engraved title (misbound, along with A2, between A6/7) and ten full-page engraved illustrations, of coins, antiquities (such as Stonehenge and a map of Ireland).

Handsomely bound in late seventeenth-century/early eighteenth- century blind-panelled polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering- piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21189
MACCULLOCH, John. A description of the western islands of scotland, including the isle of man: comprising an account of their geological structure; with remarks on their agriculture, scenery, and antiquities. In three volumes. London. Printed for Archibald Constable.., 1819. First edition. 8vo and Quarto. In three volumes. xv, [1], 587, [1]; vii, [1], 589, [1]; [4], 91pp, [1]. Without the terminal advertisement leaf to Vol II, but with 33 engraved plates (one of which hand-coloured) and 10 engraved maps (some folding, all but one hand-coloured), and a manuscript transcription, in an early hand, of William Sotheby's 'Staffa' to blank fly-leaf at the end of the volume of plates. Contemporary ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23011
PEEL, C[harles] V[ictor] A[lexander]. Wild sport in the outer hebrides. London. F. E. Robinson & Co., 1901. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 133pp, [3]. With a photogravure frontispiece and a further 34 black and white photographs, and three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's maroon cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Armorial bookplate of W. H. Mullens to FEP, frontispiece detached, occasional spotting. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP and his armorial bookplate ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22165
CLUVER, Phillipp. Philippi Cluverii introductionis in Universam geographiam, tam Veterem quam Novam Libri VI. Accessit P. Bertii Breviarum Orbis terrarum. Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Elzevirios, 1677. 16mo. 352, 70pp, [10]. With an engraved title page, and engraved folding plate, and a folding table. Handsomely bound in eighteenth- century gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, all edges blue. Extremities rubbed, slight chipping to head of spine. Armorial bookplate of Baptist May to verso of blank fly-leaf at front, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 11693
GOLDING, Louis. In the steps of moses the conqueror. London. Rich & Cowan, Ltd., [1938]. First edition. 8vo. [10], 426pp. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 24 photographic plates (many by the author). Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Endpapers browned, inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP. From the London reference library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his book-label to FEP and distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22168
[FRANKLIN, Benjamin]. The art of swimming; made Safe, Easy, Pleasant, & Healthful... London. Printed and Sold by J. Bailey, [s.d., c.1810?] 24pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece - severely shaved by the binder, with the loss of the six depictions of swimming figures surrounding the central image in the original plate. Textblock shaved to very narrow margins (loss of part of A2 at foot).

[Bound after:] [SIMPSON, James]. A visit to flanders, in july, 1815, being chiefly an account of the field of Waterloo... Edinburgh. Printed ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 21674
SUMMERS, Montague. The werewolf. London. Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 307pp, [1]. With eight plates. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper (showing a price of 15s, net). Some browning to text block, and wear/browning to wrapper, especially at the extremities, and spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22014
WORTH, Claud. Yacht cruising. London. Published by J. D. Potter, 1910. First edition. 8vo. [8], 272pp. With numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22036
[GREEN, Geoffrey]. The history of the football association. London. Published for the Football Association by the Naldrett Press, [1953]. First edition. 8vo. [8], 691pp, [1]. With a black and white photographic portrait frontispiece of Queen Elizabeth (patron the the association), and 98 black and white photographic plates. Original publisher' red cloth, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper worn, chipping and shorts tears. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22040
[BADMINTON LIBRARY]. Shooting by Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bt....with contributions by Lord Lovat and Lord Charles Lennox Kerr. Moor and Marsh.. London. Longmans, Green, and Co, 1887. Second edition. 8vo. xiii, [1], 348pp. With half-title and frontispiece. Original publisher's decorative cloth. Some rubbing and marking to extremities and spine, some foxing to text. Later armorial bookplate of the Barons Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 15458
[BADMINTON LIBRARY]. Shooting by Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bt. With contributions by the Hon. Gerald Lascelles and A.J. Stuart-Wortley. Field and Covert. London. Longmans, Green, and Co, 1900. Sixth edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 358pp, [4]. With half-title, frontispiece and two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's decorative cloth. Some rubbing and marking to extremities and (especially foot of) spine, some foxing to text. Later armorial bookplate of the Barons Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 15454
[BADMINTON LIBRARY]. CHOLMONDELEY-PENNELL, H.. Fishing with contributions from other authors, Pike and other coarse fish, with numerous illustrations. London. Longmans, Green and Co, 1887. Third edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 412pp, [2]. With half-title, frontispiece and terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's decorative cloth. Some rubbing and marking to extremities and spine, some foxing to text. With text leaves largely unopened. Later armorial bookplate of the Barons Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 15470