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BINGHAM, C. W., Rev.. Mediaeval life in the court and cloister: a lecture. Dorchester. Printed at the Dorset County Chronicle Office, 1866. 24pp. Inked ownership inscription to title page.

[Bound with:] PETTIGREW, T. J. The journal of the British Archaeological Association. December 1856. On the antiquities of somersetshire. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [1856]. [1], 292-396pp. With two engraved plates and an engraved folding plan.

[And:] STUBBS, William. The foundation of waltham abbey... Oxford & London. J. H. and J. Parker, 1861. xxxii, 60pp, [4].

[And:] GREEN, Emanuel. The earliest ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 12470
[BIBLE - English, Authorized Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments: translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his majesty's special command. Oxford. Printed at the University Press. Sold by E. Gardner and Son...And by J. and C. Mozley, 1856. [1308]pp.

[Together with:] [LITURGY - English]. The book of common prayer, and the administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the church... Oxford. Printed at the University Press. Sold by E. Gardner and Son...And by J. and C. Mozley, 1859. [512]pp.

16mo. Uniformly bound by Parkins & Gotto of Oxford Street in contemporary tan morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind, brass ... More >
£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 16544
[BIBLE - English, Authorized Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments... Oxford. Printed at the Clarendon Press by Samuel Collingwood and Co., 1823. Quarto. Unpaginated. With additional engraved title pages for both the O.T. and N.T., and a further 27 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary blind-stamped black straight-grain morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Manuscript records of births, deaths, marriages etc. of the Trueman family to front blank fly-leaves, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 19315
BIANCO, Pamela. MARE, Walter de la. Flora: a book of drawings. London. William Heinemann, [1919]. First edition. Quarto. [8], 43pp. Illustrated with eight colour plates and numerous line illustrations. Original publisher's pictorial paper boards, pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed, bumped, and a trifle discoloured, dustwrapper worn, with substantial chipping and loss. Lightly spotted internally. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23355
BEWICK, Thomas. A supplement to the history of British birds. The figure engraved on wood by t. bewick . Newcastle. Printed by Edward Walker…for T. Bewick, 1821. First edition. 8vo. Two parts bound as one, as issued. 50, [2];49pp, [3]. With a final leaf of publisher’s advertisements. Uncut in contemporary gilt-tooled black half-roan, marbled boards. Rubbed and discoloured, lower joint starting, spine dulled. Armorial bookplate of H. M. Clifford to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 26175
BEVERIDGE, Erskine. Wanderings with a Camera 1882-1898. Edinburgh. Privately printed, William Brown, 1922. First edition. Quarto. Number one of 50 copies printed. In two volumes. 313 leaves of photographic collotype plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, bruised at head of spines. Endpapers browned. A crisp copy. The compiler John H. Beveridge's own copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to limitation page. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23283
BESANT, Walter. Captain Cook. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1904. 8vo. vi, 191pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Hinges partially exposed, bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23616
BESANT, Annie. Essays on socialism. London. Robert Forder, 1893. 8vo. [2], 30, 24, 51, [1], 8, 20, 24, 20pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Manuscript annotations to contents leaf, lightly browned. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17788
BERGUER, Lionel Thomas. Philip, king of spain: a tragedy, translated from the italian of count vittorio alfieri. London. Published by Robert Dutton...and John Agg and Co.., 1809. First edition in English. Quarto. x, [2], 94pp, [2]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece and the terminal blank. Finely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco. A trifle rubbed, with a small wormhole to upper joint at foot. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Presentation, inscribed (by the recipient) 'J.T. Coleridge Eton College Bucks. Given him (so bound) by the author. March 15th 1809' to the head of a blank fly-leaf. Further ink inscription (?'J.T. ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 24998
BERENSON, Bernard. L'arco di costantino o della decadenza della forma. Milano. Electa Editrice, [1952]. First edition. 8vo. 74pp, [16]. With 80 monochrome photographic plates. Original publisher's grey paper boards, lettered in black, dustwrapper. Upper board nearly detached, slight dust-soiling and chipping to dustwrapper. Upper hinge exposed, lightly browned. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'To Mason Hammond / with the affectionate / friendship / of / Bernard Berenson / (?) / Dec. 29 / 1952'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14538
BERENSON, Bernard. Aesthetics and history in the visual arts. New York. Pantheon, 1948. First edition. 8vo. 260pp. With 24 monochrome photographic illustrations, publisher's advertisement leaflet loosely inserted. Original publisher's grey cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Minor wear to extremities, slight marking and some chipping and tearing to dustwrapper. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'Mason Hammond / from Bernard Berenson / October, 1948'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14539
BERENSON, Bernard. Bibliografia di Bernard Berenson. Milano. Electa Editrice, 1955. First edition, number 732 of 1000 copies. Quarto. 74pp, [4]. Illustrated with numerous tipped-in facsimilies. Original publisher's salmon pink limp paper boards. A near fine copy. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'With love to the / Hammonds / B. B. / I Tatti / Nov. 13 / 56'. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 14540
[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
BELSON, Mary. The rambles of a butterfly. London. Printed by and for W. Darton, Jun., 1819. 12mo. [2], 177pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, a further two engraved plates, and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's red roan-backed marbled boards,, ruled and lettered in gilt. Rubbed, chipping to foot of spine. Later bookplate of S. & E. S. Taylor to FEP, early inked ownership inscription of Anne Thompson to FFEP, final gathering protruding from text-block, foxed. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23163
BELSHAW, Patrick. A Kind of Private Magic. [London]. Andre Deutsch, [1994]. First edition. 8vo. 240pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FFEP: 'For my good friends Mary and George Lowe, with whom I have been privileged to share a different kind of magic. Thank you for your interest and support. Best Wishes, Pat'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23621
BELL, John. Observations on Italy. Naples. Printed by Fibreno, 1840. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 202, [2]; [2], 260pp, [2]. With two errata leaves. Contemporary (original?) gilt-tooled vellum. Extremities discoloured and a trifle rubbed. Recent inked annotation to Vol. I title, occasional light spotting/dust-soiling. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to verso of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Mrs. Taylor / with every sentiment / of regard and esteem / from the Editor / Naples ... More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 20895
BEAUMONT, Gustave de. Ireland: social, political, and religious. [London]. Richard Bentley, 1839. First edition in English. 12mo. In two volumes. vii, [1], 382; iv, 356pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing, spines sunned, a trifle marked. Armorial bookplates of Ferdinand M. McVeagh to both FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Michael Hurst / October 1969 to same', pencil annotations throughout, occasional light spots of dust-soiling. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 16347