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Dichtkundig Praal-Tooneel Van Neerlands Wonderen Eerste Deel
1 Dichtkundig Praal-Tooneel Van Neerlands Wonderen Eerste Deel
Te Embden / Gedrukt voor de Liefhebbers 1748 1748 Full Vellum Very Good 8vo. 
6 vols, various paginations. Bound in a nice full, contemporary vellum with blindstamped design on boards. Dutch text. The book contains verse, which may be of a humourous nature, as well as what would appear to be articles or essays.. Illustrated with some folding b/w plates. Vellum is tanned, rubbed and spotted here and there. Internally very good and clean. Gedrukt voor de Liefhebbers translates as Printed for the Enthusiast 
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The Spectator. In eight volumes, Addison, Joseph and Richard Steele and others
2 Addison, Joseph and Richard Steele and others The Spectator. In eight volumes
London Longman, Dodsley, Law, Robson, Johnson, Nichols et al. N.d. [c. 1790] 1804 Reprint Full Calf Very Good 8vo. 
Complete in 8 volumes. Bound in contemporary full speckled calf. Spines gilt with black leather title labels. Slight wear to extremities. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Frontis engraving to each volume. Engraved vignette to title pages. Index to each volume. Bindings firm. Complete run of the Spectator as published between 1711 and 1714. A VG set. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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A New Theatrical Dictionary Containing an Account of All the Pieces That Have Appeared from the Commencement of Theatrical Exhibitions to the Present Time, Together with Their Dates When Written or Printed Where Acted, &c, Anon
3 Anon A New Theatrical Dictionary Containing an Account of All the Pieces That Have Appeared from the Commencement of Theatrical Exhibitions to the Present Time, Together with Their Dates When Written or Printed Where Acted, &c
London S. Bladon 1792 1792 1/4 Calf Very Good Small 8vo. 
[viii], 400 pp. Recent quarter brown calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Original marbled endpapers. Early ink name to title page. Scattered light foxing. Binding firm. ESTC ref T145695 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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La Veritable Politique des Personnes de Qualite. La Vera Politica delle Persone di Qualita, Anon
4 Anon La Veritable Politique des Personnes de Qualite. La Vera Politica delle Persone di Qualita
Strasbourg and Argentina Amand Konig 1752 1752 Half Leather Good 12mo. 
(8), 275, (12) pp. 12mo bound in 8's and 4's. Contemporary half leather over boards. Raised bands to spine. Lacks any spine lettering. Slight wear to spine ends & extremities and boards rubbed. Later ink name to ffep. Internally clean. Binding firm. Only edition in the UK is incomplete in the BL. Facing-page text in French and Italian. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The History and Adventures of Little Henry, Exemplified in a Series of Figures, Anon
5 Anon The History and Adventures of Little Henry, Exemplified in a Series of Figures
London S. and J. Fuller 1811 1811 Fifth Edition Wraps Good 16mo. 
20 pp. Original publisher's paper wrappers. States fourth edtiion of 1810 on title page. With six hand-coloured cut-out figures of costumes and head. Lacks the 4 hats. Scattered foxing. 'Henry, carelessy left by his nursery-maid, is stolen away by a gipsey.' 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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Evelina, Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World. In three volumes, Anon [Fanny Burney]
6 Anon [Fanny Burney] Evelina, Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World. In three volumes
London Printed for T. Lowndes 1779 1779 Third Edition Cloth Good 12mo. Ex-Library 
In 3 volumes complete. xv, 235, (1); 263, (1); 263, (1) pp. Later library cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Ex-institutional library with usual markings. Cloth rubbed and marked. Lacking frontispieces. Vol. 1 with loss to corner of p. 172; tear to p. 207. Vol. 2 with loss to corner of p. 181; pp. 5-6 loose. Bindings firm. Third edition of Fanny Burney's anonymously published novel, printed one year after the first. Sold with all faults. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The English Chronology : Being a Brief Chronological Account of the Most Considerable Publick Occurrences That Have Happen'd in These Kingdoms, and Other Adjacent Parts, Since King William the Third's Accession to the Crown. From 1688, to 1696, Anon [Smithurst, Benjamin]
7 Anon [Smithurst, Benjamin] The English Chronology : Being a Brief Chronological Account of the Most Considerable Publick Occurrences That Have Happen'd in These Kingdoms, and Other Adjacent Parts, Since King William the Third's Accession to the Crown. From 1688, to 1696
Oxford Printed by L. Lichfield, for John Howell Bookseller 1696 1696 Wraps Good 12mo. 
(iv), 127, 12 pp. Original sewn leaves. Advertisement leaf, title page, errata on verso of tp, followed by 127 text pages and 11 index pages. Leaves quite stained, but not affecting legibility. Good condition. Copac records only: BL; Lambeth Palace. ESTC R221530 Wing S4357. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti., Arpe, Peter Friedrich
8 Arpe, Peter Friedrich De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti.
Hamburgi Christian Liebezeit 1717 1717 Full Vellum Very Good 12mo. 
pp., [vi], [plate], 184, [16]., Charles Kingsley's bookplate on pastedown, with note pasted to ffep indicating that he owned the book during the period during which he lived at Eversley rectory between 1844 - 1875. Contemporary full vellum binding. Minor warping to boards, some fading and a few exterior marks. Four wormholes to spine, though the text is unaffected. A hint of waterstaining to the margins of text block, some minor foxing and toning to later pages. 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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Welsh Scenery from Drawings, BATTY, Captain
9 BATTY, Captain Welsh Scenery from Drawings
London R, Jennings, Poultry 1825 1825 Full Morocco Very Good Large 8vo. 
4to, unpaginated, a large paper copy, 35 engraved plates, protected by tissue, bound in full straight grained morocco with a blind stamped border to the boards, and some gilt decoration. All edges gilt, slightly worn at hinges and edges, but solid; Very good 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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An Historical Account of Thomas Sutton Esq, and of His Foundation in Charter-House, Bearcroft, Philip
10 Bearcroft, Philip An Historical Account of Thomas Sutton Esq, and of His Foundation in Charter-House
London E. Owen 1737 1737 First Edition Full Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
xvi, 275, (1) pp. Bound in full straight-grained morocco with blind and gilt tooling to boards and spine. All edges gilt. Slightly edgeworn and wear to foot of spine. Frontis portrait engraving. Double-page engraved view of the Charterhouse. Funerary plate. Head and tail-pieces. Binding firm. VG copy. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, et variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis Archem Episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, hoc tempore conspiciuntur, delineatio, Besler, Basilius
11 Besler, Basilius Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, et variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis Archem Episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, hoc tempore conspiciuntur, delineatio
Munchen Konrad Kolbl 1964 1964 Hardcover Near Fine 4to. 
[unpaginated] 1964 facsimile of the famous work, bound in a smart brown faux leather. Slight mark to foredge. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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An Inquiry Into the Origin and Limitations of the Feudal Dignities of Scotland [bound together with] Remarks on British Antiquities; Viz. 1. The Origin and Ceromony of Judicial Combats.  2. The Solemnities of Ancients Writs. 3. The Ancient and Modern Use of Armorial Figures.  4. The form of Funeral Service, Borthwick, William
12 Borthwick, William An Inquiry Into the Origin and Limitations of the Feudal Dignities of Scotland [bound together with] Remarks on British Antiquities; Viz. 1. The Origin and Ceromony of Judicial Combats. 2. The Solemnities of Ancients Writs. 3. The Ancient and Modern Use of Armorial Figures. 4. The form of Funeral Service
Edinburgh William Gordon 1775 & 1776 1775 Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
2 volumes bound as one. 1st work "Feudal Dignities", 1775 , 82 pp, + [ii] publishers catalogue. 2nd work "Remarks on British Antiquities", 1776 , viii, 144 pp. Half modern tan morrocco with gilt lettering on spine. Very tiny amount of foxing, and then largely confined to the extremities of f.e.ps. Corners a bit bent, otherwise very good copy indeed, both uncut copies. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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Introductio ad historiam qualitatum particularium. Cui subnectuntur tractatus. De cosmicis rerum qualitatibus. De cosmicis suspicionibus. De temperie subterranearum regionum. De temperie submarinarum regionum. De fundo Maris, Boyle, Robert
13 Boyle, Robert Introductio ad historiam qualitatum particularium. Cui subnectuntur tractatus. De cosmicis rerum qualitatibus. De cosmicis suspicionibus. De temperie subterranearum regionum. De temperie submarinarum regionum. De fundo Maris
Genevae Samvelem De Tournes 1680 1680 Half Calf Very Good 8vo. 
[paginated variously] [introduction of the history of particular qualities of the cosmical qualities of things. Of the cosmical suppositions. Of the temperature of the submarine regions. Of the temperature of the subterraneall regions. Of the bottom of the sea. Copac BL, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Oxford (2) Leeds, Cambridge, Bristol. Bound in a recent brown half calf with decorative boards. Boards worn at edges and along hinges, Light foxing, and minor tanning to the text block throughout, one or two pencil annotations not affecting text. Scarce item. LATIN TEXT 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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Hudibras: In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended: With Additions. To Which is Added Annotations to the Third Part, With an Exact Index to the Whole; Never Before Printed. The Third and Last Part. Corrected and Amended: With Annotations. Never Before Printed. In two volumes, Butler, Samuel
14 Butler, Samuel Hudibras: In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended: With Additions. To Which is Added Annotations to the Third Part, With an Exact Index to the Whole; Never Before Printed. The Third and Last Part. Corrected and Amended: With Annotations. Never Before Printed. In two volumes
London Printed for R. Chiswel, J. Tonson, T. Horne, and R. Wellington 1710 1710 Full Panelled Calf Very Good 12mo. 
Three parts in two volumes. xiv, (xx), 207; 208-408 pp. Contemporary blind-stamped panelled calf. Four raised bands to spines with decorative gilt panels and maroon leather title labels. Slight damage and slight loss to head of one spine. Lacks ffep to second volume. Frontis portrait engraving. Head and tail-pieces. With 17 of 18 engraved plates. Folded section of plates in part 2 mostly lost. Uncommon with portrait. Bindings firm. A VG pair in attractive contemporary bindings. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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Callimachi Cyrenaei Hymni (cum suis scholiis Graecis) & Epigrammata. Ejusdem Poematium De coma Berenices, a Catullo versum. Nicodemi Frischlini, Balingensis interpretationes due Hymnorum: una, oratione soluta: alter, carmine...[bound with] Lycophronis Chalcidensis Alexandra. Cum eruditissimis Isacii Tzetzis commentariis, ex fide manuscripti emendatioribus factis..., Callimachi Cyrenaei [Callimachus] [bound with] Lycophronis Chalcidensis [Lycophron]
15 Callimachi Cyrenaei [Callimachus] [bound with] Lycophronis Chalcidensis [Lycophron] Callimachi Cyrenaei Hymni (cum suis scholiis Graecis) & Epigrammata. Ejusdem Poematium De coma Berenices, a Catullo versum. Nicodemi Frischlini, Balingensis interpretationes due Hymnorum: una, oratione soluta: alter, carmine...[bound with] Lycophronis Chalcidensis Alexandra. Cum eruditissimis Isacii Tzetzis commentariis, ex fide manuscripti emendatioribus factis...
Genevae Excudebat Henricus Stephanus [Henri Estienne] [bound with] Excudebat Paulus Stephanus [Paul Estienne] 1577 / 1601 1577 Full Vellum Very Good 8vo. 
2 works bound as 1. (xiv), 72, 134; (xiv), 211, 59 pp. Bound in 19th century full vellum with red ruled border-lines to front & rear boards. Lettering in dark brown ink to spine. Bevelled edges. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Marks to vellum and spine somewhat darkened. Title pages with engraved printer's devices. Head and tail-pieces. Occasional light staining & foxing. Binding firm. Greek and Latin type. A VG copy. 
Price: 750.00 GBP
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Cary's New Map of England and Wales with Part of Scotland on Which are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities Etc Etc etc........., Cary, John
16 Cary, John Cary's New Map of England and Wales with Part of Scotland on Which are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals, Cities Etc Etc etc.........
London J Cary 1794 1794 First Edition Full Straight-grained Morocco Very Good Small 4to Map J Cary 
81 double page sheets as called for. AEG. Handsome contemporary red straight grained full morocco binding with blindstamped borders. Fully functioning metal clasps on foredge. Contents good and largely clean. Some scattered minor foxing here and there, the occasional small tear and minor crease, but all maps generally in wonderfully good order. Corners bumped, edgewear and rubbing to binding. 
Price: 600.00 GBP
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The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote. To Which is Prefixed, Some Account of the Author's Life by T. Smollett, M.D. In two volumes, Cervantes de Saavedra, Miguel and T. Smollett
17 Cervantes de Saavedra, Miguel and T. Smollett The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote. To Which is Prefixed, Some Account of the Author's Life by T. Smollett, M.D. In two volumes
London Printed for A. Millar; T. Osborn, T. and T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, and J. and J. Rivington 1755 1755 First Edition Thus Full Calf Very Good 4to. 
First edition of the Smollett translation. In 2 volumes. xx, 403; viii, 466, (1) pp. Early full calf with original spines laid down. Raised bands to spines with gilt panels and lettering. Gilt devices of Trinity College Dublin to front & rear covers. Some damage to spine panels. Boards marked. Corners somewhat rubbed & worn. New endpapers with two early bookplates retained on front pastedowns. Errata leaf at rear of vol. 2. With 28 full-page copper-plate engravings designed by Hayman. Volume 1 contains a 20-page account of the author's life by Smollett. Bindings firm. A VG pair. 
Price: 2500.00 GBP
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Il Mondo Antico, Moderno, e Novissimo, Ovvero Trattato dell' Antica, e Moderna Geografia. Con Tutte le Novita Occorie Circa la Mutazione de' Domini Stabiliti Nelle Paci di Utrecht, Bada, Passarowitz, Vienna ec.. In three volumes, Chiusole, Antonio
18 Chiusole, Antonio Il Mondo Antico, Moderno, e Novissimo, Ovvero Trattato dell' Antica, e Moderna Geografia. Con Tutte le Novita Occorie Circa la Mutazione de' Domini Stabiliti Nelle Paci di Utrecht, Bada, Passarowitz, Vienna ec.. In three volumes
Venezia Appresso Gio: Battista Recurti 1739 1739 Full Vellum Very Good 8vo. 
In 3 volumes complete. (xiv), 408; 411-816; 819-1366, (2) pp. Original full vellum with gilt decorated panels to spines and tan leather title labels with gilt lettering. Exposed sewing thongs to joint ends. Speckled edges. Usual marks to vellum. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns. Title page in red & black to volume one. Title page vignettes and head and tail-pieces. Italian text. All bindings firm. A Very Good set. 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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Duo Tituli Thalmudici Sanhedrin et Maccoth : Quorum ille agit de Synedriis, judiciis, suppliciis capitalibus Ebraeorum; Hic de poena falsi testimonii, exsilio et asylis, flagellatione: cum Exceptis ex utriusque Gemara..., Coch, Ioanne [Johannes Cocceius]
19 Coch, Ioanne [Johannes Cocceius] Duo Tituli Thalmudici Sanhedrin et Maccoth : Quorum ille agit de Synedriis, judiciis, suppliciis capitalibus Ebraeorum; Hic de poena falsi testimonii, exsilio et asylis, flagellatione: cum Exceptis ex utriusque Gemara...
Amsterdam Apud Ioannem Ianssonium 1629 1629 First Edition Half Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
(32), 436, (4) pp. Later half morocco over dark green cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Slight rubbing to extremities. With the bookplate to front pastedown of Joshua Podro, distinguished scholar of Hebrew and Aramaic. Early ink marginal notations. Text in Latin and Hebrew. Binding firm. VG condition. 
Price: 450.00 GBP
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First Report from the Committee Appointed to Enquire Into the State of the British Fisheries and Into the Most Effectual Means for Their Improvement and Extension  (11th May 1785); together with the Second Report (27th June 1785) ; together with, Committee Appointed to Enquire Into the State of the British Fisheries
20 Committee Appointed to Enquire Into the State of the British Fisheries First Report from the Committee Appointed to Enquire Into the State of the British Fisheries and Into the Most Effectual Means for Their Improvement and Extension (11th May 1785); together with the Second Report (27th June 1785) ; together with
[ London ] [ HMSO ] 1785 1785 Full Calf Very Good Small Folio 
3 reports. pp, 17 ; 7 ; 1-119, appendix [2] 121-123 folding tables verso blank, 124-412 (p. 128, 242, 274, 329, 332, 406 - 412 are numbered fold out tables on leaves with blank verso), Complete. Bound in a respined contemporary brown calf. Marbled endpapers. Stout, imperious looking volume containing 3 reports on British Fisheries. Contents are wonderfully clean, the many folding charts are intact and seemingly unaffected by their age. 
Price: 1250.00 GBP
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