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English Books - 1701-1800

[JACOBITE RISING]. A GENTLEMAN. The young chevalier: or, a Genuine Narrative Of all that befell the Unfortunate adventurer, from His fatal Defeat to his final Escape... London. Printed for the Author, and by his Appointment sold by R. Griffiths, [1748?]. First edition. 8vo. [2], 107pp, [1]. Without half-title. Bound by James Thin of Edinburgh in recent calf-backed brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Occasional spotting, paper repairs to verso of final leaf (not touching text). More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 24191
SHAW, William. An analysis of the galic language. Edinburgh. Printed by W. and T. Ruddiman, 1778. Second edition. 8vo. xviii, [1], 20-171pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head and foot of spine. Very occasional chipping to margins, scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25537
BEATTIE, James. Poems on several subjects. London. Printed for W. Johnston, 1766. New edition, corrected. 12mo. [8], 166pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, some surface loss to upper board/joint. Hinges exposed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25562
[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
[CHESTER AUCTION]. To be sold at auction, (in the following or such other lots as may be agreed on at the time of sale,) At the dwelling-house of William Booth, the Red-lion inn, in Hartford, near Northwich, in the county of Chester, on Monday the 10th day of December, 1798, between the hours of four and six of the clock in the afternoon, subject to such conditions as will be then produced... Chester. Monk, [1798]. Dimensions 200 x 300 mm. Single leaf broadside, edges uncut. Several early vertical and horizontal folds, a trifle creased and spotted, contemporary inked annotation and pencilled prices to one margin, manuscript title to verso. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25222
CADOGAN, William. A dissertation on the gout, and all chronic diseases, jointly considered, As proceeding from the same Causes; What those Causes are; and A rational and natural Method of Cure proposed. Addressed to all Invalids. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1771. Eight edition. [3], vi-x, [1], 12-100pp. Without half-title. ESTC T120906.

[Bound with:] WILLIAMS, J[ohn]. Advice to People afflicted with the Gout: containing practical observations upon The Treatment of Patients in the different Stages of that Disorder; and The Means of preventing those severe Paroxysms, which are so terrible to the Human Species. London. Printed for T. Becket, 1774. First edition. [4], 86pp, [2]. With a half-title and ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 24654
HELME, Elizabeth. Instructive rambles in london, and the adjacent villages. Designed to amuse the mind, and improve the understanding of youth. London. Printed for T. N. Longman...and E. Newbery, 1798. First edition. 12mo. Two volumes, bound in one. [iii]-xii, 189, [2]; [iii]-viii, 169pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. II; without half-titles. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and surfaces, splitting to upper joint. With a contemporary ink inscription (in two hands) 'Josiah Forster to Jane Birkbeck' to verso of ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16078
WATTS, I[saac]. Divine songs attempted in easy language for the use of children. London. Printed for C. Dilly et al., 1800. 12mo. x, 70pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements.Contemporary blind-ruled sheep. Extremities worn, marked, and bumped, surface loss to spine. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to FEP: 'William Steevens / Wycombe / Bucks / 1800 / 9th mo: 22nd', small holes to text of leaves A3 and F5 (without loss of sense). More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25147
MORTIMER, Thomas. The student's pocket dictionary; or, compendium of universal history, chronology, and biography. From the earliest Accounts to the present Time. With authorities. In two parts. Part I. containing a compendium of universal history. Part II. containing a compendium of biography. London. Printed for J. Johnson, 1777. First edition. 12mo. In two parts. [112pp]; [258pp]. With a half-title. Contemporary calf, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Rubbed, partially repaired surface loss to lower board, some splitting to joints but boards holding, loss to head and foot of spine, lettering-piece chipped. Upper hinge cracked, near contemporary ink inscription to FEP of 'C. Bendal, 1779', light toning to leaf margins. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 13105