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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
RIDER, Cardanus. Rider's British Merlin: For the Year of Our Lord God 1775... London. Printed by R. and M. Brown, 1775. [60]pp. Initial gathering printed in red and black. ESTC T45015.

[Bound with:] The royal kalendar; or complete and correct annual register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and America for the year 1775... London. Printed for J. Almon et al., [1775]. [4], 270pp, [2]. ESTC T45299.

12mo. Contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, metal clasps, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24254
[LEATHAM, William Henry]. A traveller's thoughts; or, lines suggested by a tour on the continent. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1837. Third edition. 124pp, [2]. With a half-title.

[Bound with:] [LEATHAM, William Henry]. The victim. A tale of the "Lake of the Four Cantons." London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838. 68pp, [2]. With a half-title and a tipped-in errata slip.

[And:] [LEATHAM, William Henry]. Sandal in the olden time. An historical poem. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1839. 106pp, [2]. With a half-title. With ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21038
GODWIN, William. Lives of edward and john philips, nephews and pupils of milton. Including various particulars of the literary and political history of their times. London. Printed for Longman, Hurts, Rees, Orme, and S. Hamilton, 1815. [2], v-xv, [1], 410pp, [2]. With and engraved portrait frontispiece (of John Bradshaw) and two further engraved portraits (of William Lilly and Titus Oates), and a terminal blank; without half-title. Handomely bound in nineteenth-century red gilt-lettered half-morocco, marbled boards. Very slightly rubbed to extremities; some marking, base of spine neatly and expertly furbished. With the armorial bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt to FEP. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19613
HINCHLIFFE, John. Sermons. London. Printed for R. Faulder, 1796. First edition. 8vo. [5], viii-xiv, 202pp. Without half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain green morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed, spine dulled. Marbled endpapers, scattered spotting. Contemporary inked inscription to front blank fly-leaf of Charlotte Hinchliffe, the author's daughter. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20919
[BIBLE - English Authorised Version]. The holy bible... London. Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1680. [744+]pp. With an engraved title page. N.T. has a separate title page dated 1675. Without the additional engraved title page: The history of ye old & New Testament in Cutts. (1671), ESTC R491229, Wing B2311A.

[Bound with:] [PSALTER - English]. The psalms of david in meeter... Edinburgh. Printed by Andrew Anderson, 1676. [46]pp. ESTC R170575, Wing B2525.

8vo. Handsomely bound in near contemporary richly gilt-tooled ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 25346
HALL, Mrs. S. C.. The juvenile forget me not. A Christmas and New Year's gift, of birthday present. For the year 1831. London. Frederick Westley, and A. H. Davis, [1831]. 8vo. viii, 224pp, [4]. With and engraved frontispiece and a further eight engraved plates. Without dedication plate. Handsomely bound for presentation by the publisher (either in conjunction with, or with tools purchased from, De La Rue and Company of London), in elaborately blind-embossed dark-green calf, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Later inked gift inscription to verso of frontispiece, binder's ticket of F. Westley to FEP, scattered foxing. Inked ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24074
[LITURGY - English]. The book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the sacraments... Cambridge. Printed by John Baskerville, 1760. 8vo. [690]pp. Without initial (blank?) leaf. Baskerville’s first edition, second state; this impression with borders and priced 'six shillings and six pence, unbound'. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-ruled straight-grain red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, gauffered edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18541
NANSEN, Fridtjof. Vers le pole traduit et abrege par charles rabot. 200 illustrations d'apres photographies et les dessins de l'explorateur. Paris. Ernest Flammarion, Editeur, [1897]. 8vo. viii, 424pp. With original white printed paper wrappers bound in. Finely bound in a twentieth-century designer binding; embossed and onlaid morocco designs to each board, the upper depicting a ship on frozen waters, two huskies, knotted rope and the title 'Vers le Pole', and the lower with two leaves on a stem with a sunset over the waters in the background, each board inset within ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24672
ZIMMERMANN, [Johann von]. Solitude considered with respect to its influence upon the mind and the heart. London. Printed for C. Dilly, 1792. Second edition. 8vo. x, [2], 420pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, early inked ownership inscriptions to head of title - later struck-through. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18122
STILLINGFLEET, Edward. An answer To several late treatises, Occasioned by a Book entituled a discourse Concerning the idolatry Practised in the Church of Rome, and The Hazard of Salvation in the Communion of it. London. Printed by R[obert] W[hite] for Henry Mortlock, 1673. [90], 291pp, [1]. With an initial imprimatur leaf. ESTC R564, Wing S5559.

[Uniformly bound with:] STILLINGFLEET, Edward. A Second discourse in vindication of the Protestant Grounds of Faith, Against the Pretence of Infallibility In the Roman Church... London. Printed by R[obert] W[hite] for H[enry] Mortlock, 1673. [16], 295-695pp, [3]. ESTC R12158, Wing S5559. With an initial imprimatur leaf and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 16387
[LITURGY - Latin]. Liturgia, seu liber Precum Communium, Et Administrationis sacramentorum... Londini [i.e. London]. Apud R. & J. Bonwicke et al., 1713. 12mo. [38], 184pp, [148]. With an engraved frontispiece. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, loss to upper corner of front blank fly-leaf, early inked inscription of 'John Murray / April 1726' to recto. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 15276
MANNI, Domenico M[aria]. Le veglie piacevoli... Venezia [i.e. Venice]. Negozio Zatta, 1762-63 Second edition. 8vo. Four volumes bound as one. 94; 96; 96; 72pp. With an engraved frontispiece to VOl. I. Handsomely by by Riviere in later gilt-tooled Spanish patterned calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Frederick Earnshaw Marshall to FEP, armorial bookplates of Sylvester Lord Glenbervie and Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, and twentieth-century inked ownership inscription, to front blank fly-leaves, ... More > £ 600.00 Antiquates Ref. 20711
[LITURGY - French]. La liturgie, ou formulaire des prieres publiques, Selon 'usage de l'eglise anglicane. A Londres [i.e. London]. Chez J. Nourse & P. Elmsly, 1780. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 12mo. [2], xlix, [1], 438pp, [2]. With a half-title and a table. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplate of Richard Langley to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19055
[MIEVILLE COLLECTION]. Catalogue of the Highly Important Collection of Ancient and Modern Pictures formed by jean louis meiville, esq. Deceased, late of 103 Lancaster Gate, W., comprising Works of the Modern English, French and Continental Schools, and Choice Works of the Old Dutch Masters: which (by Order of the Executors) Will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at their great rooms, 8 king street, st. james's square, On saturday, april 29, 1899, at one o'clock precisely... [London]. [Printed by William Clowes & Sons], [1899]. 8vo. 34pp. Illustrated with 25 autotype plates. Bound by Johanna Birkenruth of London in contemporary gilt-tooled olive-green morocco. Extremities rubbed, some marking/sunning, bumping to corners. Marbled endpapers, inked inscription to FEP: 'M. G. Machworth(?) / Date of dear father's passing / April 19th 1927 7.30 p.m.', occasional light spotting. Priced throughout in manuscript, with a note of the total amount (£41,751, 3s) to foot of final ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20674
[LITURGY - English]. The book of Common-Prayer, and administration of the Sacraments; And other Parts of Divine Service For the Use of the Church of Scotland... Edinburgh. Printed by James Watson, 1712. 8vo. [30], 308, [2], 309-429pp, [1]. Title page in red and black. Leaf B1 is a cancellans with 'nople asure' in line eight of text corrected to 'no pleasure'. Some copies have both states of B1, the present copy does not. Handsomely bound in later richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Elaborate brocade endpapers, armorial bookplate of Thomas Maitland Dundrennan to FEP, internally clean ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 23533