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ARETINO, Pietro. La orazia: tragedia. Firenze [i.e. Florence]. Nella Tipografia Bonducciana e presso Luigi Molini, 1855. Terza edizione [i.e. third edition]. 8vo. 106pp. Contemporary gilt-ruled half-calf, green cloth boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Thomas Gaisford to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25738
REMMELIN, Johann. [GALGEMAIR, Georg]. Organon logikon Herren Georgii Galgemayrs, Kurtzer grundlicher warhaffter gebesserter und verme Unterricht, zuberaitung und gebrauch, Dess Circkels schregmess, und linial in wahrer proportion... Frankfurt. Johann Weh, 1654. Fourth edition. Quarto. [8], 56, 59-66, 65-128pp. Complete despite erratic pagination (57-58 omitted, 65-66 repeated). First two words of title transliterated from the Greek. With four folding plates. Contemporary marbled paper boards. Housed in recent cloth clamshell case, green morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, corners worn, later paper label to spine. Recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22697
[STRICKLAND, Agnes]. Le jour de naissance de rosette:* composé pour l'amusement et l'instruction des jeunes demoiselles...*Rosetta's birth-day. Londres [i.e. London]. Chez William Darton, [s.d., c.1824] First edition in French. 12mo. 36pp. With an engraved frontispiece and two further engraved plates. Original publisher's printed stiff yellow wrappers. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Early inked ownership inscription to FEP, frontispiece foxed, else clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21364
ELLIOTT, Marie. La petite rapporteuse.*...*The telltale. Londres [i.e. London]. Chez William Darton, [s.d., c.1825] First edition in French. 12mo. 36pp. With a folding engraved frontispiece, and two further engraved plates. Original publisher's printed stiff buff wrappers. A trifle rubbed, marked, and dusty. Frontispiece a little creased, very occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21704
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
GOLOWKIN, Fedor. La princesse d'amalfi. Paris. Chez A. Chasseriau, 1821. First edition. 8vo. 209pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Printed in Didot type. Contemporary gilt-ruled half-calf, marbled boards, black morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, loss to lettering-piece. Inked ownership inscription to FEP: 'John Fowles / 1963'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23971
[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
JODRELL, Richard Paul. L'eroina persiana. opera dalla tragedia di ricardo paolo jodrell inglese tirate dall'autore. Londra, [i.e. London]. A spese dell'autore dai torchi di Samuel E Richard Bentley, 1821. First edition. Quarto. vi, [3], 80pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed to extremities, small chip to head of spine. With the bookplate of the author's son, Sir Richard Paul Jodrell Bart, and also the later bookplate of Ron Fiske of Morningthorpe Manor. Very occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15172
GILBART, James William. Lectures sur l'histoire et les principes du commerce chez les ancients. Paris. Guillaumin et Cie, 1856. First French edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xii, 168pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece of the author. Without half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed to extremities, short cracks to joints. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Presented by the author to Miss Henderson Jan. 1. 1857' to blank fly-leaf. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19186
[ITALIAN ART]. COCHIN, Charles-Nicolas. Voyage d'Italie, ou recueil de notes Sur les Ouvrages de Peinture & de Sculpture, qu'on voit dans les principales villes d'Itlaie. A Paris. Chez Ch. Ant. Jombert, 1758. 12mo. In three volumes. xvi, 230; [4], 197, [1]; [4], 288pp. Attractively bound in contemporary cats-paw calf, gilt, all edges red. Rubbed with slight surface loss. Marbled endpapers, index to rear blank endpapers of Vol. I., ink- stamps of the Ben Damph Forest Library - family seat of the Earls of Lovelace - to all FFEPs. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 13524
HOMER. Odyssea, id est, de rebus ab ulysse gestis... [Geneva]. Apud Johan. Vignon, 1609. 16mo. Incomplete. [8], 464pp (of 935). Parallel Greek and Latin texts. Later blind-ruled calf. Without lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked. Inked ownership inscriptions of pen-trails of Tho. Ranken to front endpapers, inked ownership inscription of Alex. Fraser Tytler to head of title, loss of text and sense to foot of leaf Mi, minute worm-trails to margins, lightly damp-stained throughout. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 19010