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English Books - 1801 onwards

[ABERDEEN ALMANAC]. The Aberdeen Almanack, for the year 1804... Aberdeen. Printed and sold by J. Chalmers & Co., [1804]. 12mo. 252pp. With a folding table. Contemporary limp sheep. Remnants of flap to upper board. Extremities heavily rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, loss to front blank fly-leaf, early manuscript price list to recto, occasional spotting, single short tear to table at gutter, fore-edge shaved. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24509
A CLERGYMAN [HENSLOWE, William Henry]. The christian hebdomad, or week of human life. A souvenir of the savior! And an occasional help to family devotion. London. Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1866. First edition. 8vo. 117pp, [3]. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Rubbed and sunned, a trifle marked, some chipping to head and foot of spine. Recent bookplate of R. C. Fiske to recto of FFEP, blank marriage certificate pasted to RFEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FEP: 'Ellen E. Henslowe / 29 April 1884 / from the author WHH'.

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£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20817
ACTON, Harold. Memoirs of an Aesthete 1939-1969. New York. The Viking Press, 1970. First American edition. 8vo. 318pp. Original publisher's black cloth-backed purple paper boards, dustwrapper. A very good copy with only slightest of chipping to unclipped dustwrapper. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'For Mason and Florence / with all best wishes for / Christmas and the New Year / ever affectionately / Harold / 19 December 1973.' More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 14541
[ACTS - GEORGE III]. Anno quadragesimo quarto georgii III. regis. Cap. LIV. An Act to consolidate and amend the Provisions of the several Acts relating to Corps of Yeomanry and Volunteers in Great Britain; and to make further Regulations relating thereto. - [5th June 1804]. [Edinburgh]. [William Blackwood and Sons], [1848]. 8vo. 32pp. Stitched, as issued. Central horizontal fold, lightly dust-soiled, inked ownership inscription of Sir John Orde to head of title page. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21537
[ACTS - King George III - QUARANTINE]. An act (passed 12th March 1805,) for making further provision for the effectual performance of quarantine; and also An Order in Council, Dated 5th April 1805. London. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1805. First edition. Quarto. 86pp, [60]. Contemporary blind ruled tan calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some scuffing, joints just starting. Contemporary armorial bookplate (with motto "Vive revicturus") to FEP. Occasional marginal loss, else internally immaculate. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 18928
ADAM, Colin Forbes. Life of Lord Lloyd. London. Macmillan & Co., 1948. First edition. 8vo. x, 317pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, and a further seven photographic plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Endpapers foxed. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of T. E. Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23983
AIKEN, J[ohn]. Geographical delineations: or a compendious view of the natural and political state of all parts of the globe. London. Printed for J. Johnson, 1806. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, [2], 374; iv, 408pp. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, a trifle sunned. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns of 'Seton of Ekolsund', occasional spots of light marking, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 14560