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Dichtkundig Praal-Tooneel Van Neerlands Wonderen Eerste Deel

By: N/A

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Te Embden / Gedrukt voor de Liefhebbers 1748: 1748

Book number: 42360

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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The Spectator. In eight volumes

By: Addison, Joseph and Richard Steele and others

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Dodsley, Law, Robson, Johnson, Nichols et al. N.d. [c. 1790]: 1804

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 51564

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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La Veritable Politique des Personnes de Qualite. La Vera Politica delle Persone di Qualita

By: Anon

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Strasbourg and Argentina, Amand Konig 1752: 1752

Book number: 53689

Condition: Good


(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. View more info

Image for An Accurate and Impartial Narrative of the War, by An Officer of the Guards...containing the Second Edition of a Poetical Sketch of the Campaign of 1793...also a Similar Sketh of the Campaign of 1794; to which is added, a Narrative of the Retreat of 1795...Two volumes bound in one

An Accurate and Impartial Narrative of the War, by An Officer of the Guards...containing the Second Edition of a Poetical Sketch of the Campaign of 1793...also a Similar Sketh of the Campaign of 1794; to which is added, a Narrative of the Retreat of 1795...Two volumes bound in one

By: Anon

Price: £550.00

Publisher: London, Cadell and Davies N.d. [1795]: 1795

Book number: 55971

Condition: Fine


Two volumes in one. x, 117, (2), ii, 114 pp. Modern full brown morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt ruling & lettering. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Atkinsons. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Repair to verso of illustration at p. 37. With two hand-coloured aquatint frontispieces and four further etched plates. With original bookseller's receipt tipped-in to front pastedown with hand-written price of '1/2 Rupee.' ESTC T.125511 suggests [1795]. Boards fresh. Inte... View more info

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The Young Gentleman's & Lady's Magazine : Or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Amusement ... to Serve as an Useful Auxiliary to Public and Private Tuition. In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the editors and sold by J. Walker 1799 / 1800: 1799

Book number: 56113

Condition: Near Fine


In two volumes complete. All published. Two volumes comprising six issues to each volume. 468, (4); iv, 432, (4) pp. Recent full brown morocco. Raised bands to spines with maroon leather title labels. New endpapers. Minor spotting to prelims. Internally clean. Extra-engraved title page to each volume. Frontis engraving to vol. one. Twelve hand-coloured copper engravings with plain duplicate opposite. Eight maps, including one folding. One additional colour and two plain ... View more info

Image for The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

The Sportsman's Dictionary : Or, the Country Gentleman's Companion, In All Rural Recreations: With Full And Particular Instructions For Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Riding, Cocking ... In two volumes

By: Anon

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C. Hitch, and C. Davis, and S. Austen 1735: 1735

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57779

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes. Unpaginated. Contemporary full calf. Sympathetically rebacked with raised bands to spines and gilt numbering. Boards renewed. New endpapers. Text clean. Frontis and 25 plates, including some folding (25 engraved and one music). Plates complete. Bindings firm. Loosely laid in are photos of the bindings before restoration. ESTC T131287. View more info

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The Medallic History of England to the Revolution

By: Anon [Pinkerton, J.]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Edwards and Sons 1790: 1790

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 56670

Condition: Very Good


iv, 112 pp. Contemporary full leather. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. Marbled endpapers. Spine lettering slightly faded. Minor wear to spine ends & corners. Foxing to prelims. Internally clean. With forty full-page plates and descriptive text to each plate. All plates clean. Binding firm. View more info

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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

By: Anon [Smithurst, Benjamin]

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Oxford, Printed by L. Lichfield, for John Howell Bookseller 1696: 1696

Book number: 53345

Condition: Good


(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. View more info

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The Religion of Nature Delineated

By: Anon [William Wollaston]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Printed for John and Paul Knapton 1738: 1738

Edition: Sixth Edition

Book number: 57005

Condition: Good


xv, 5-219, (4) pp. Contemporary full leather with raised bands to spine. Lacks title label. Wear to spine ends & corners. Front joint tender. Text clean. Frontis portrait. Head and tail-pieces. View more info

Image for Metamorphoseon Libri XI. Cum notis integris Petri Colvii, Joannis Wowerii, Godeschalci Stewechii, Geverharti Elmenhorstii, & aliorum, inprimis cum animadversionibus hucusque ineditis Francisci Oudendorpii. Praefationem praemisit David Ruhnkenius

Metamorphoseon Libri XI. Cum notis integris Petri Colvii, Joannis Wowerii, Godeschalci Stewechii, Geverharti Elmenhorstii, & aliorum, inprimis cum animadversionibus hucusque ineditis Francisci Oudendorpii. Praefationem praemisit David Ruhnkenius

By: Apuleius

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Van der Eyk et Vygh 1786: 1786

Book number: 49263

Condition: Very Good


viii, 818 pp. Contemporary full vellum with faded gilt device and border tooling to boards and spine. Cloth ties partially attached. Long tear with some loss to vellum along joint of lower front panel. Lacks several small areas of vellum to spine. Long tear with some loss to vellum along edge of rear board. Preface misbound. Head and tail-pieces. First Oudendorp edition. With an 1816 printed & engraved prize certificate laid in. Apuleius' work 'The Golden Ass' is the onl... View more info

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De prodigiosis naturae et artis operibus talismanes et amuleta dictis cum recensione scriptorum huius argumenti.

By: Arpe, Peter Friedrich

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Hamburgi, Christian Liebezeit 1717: 1717

Book number: 46791

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Meditationes : Soliloquia et Manuale

By: Augustine [Divi Avrelii Augustini Hippon. Episcopi]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne], Sumptibus Cornelii ab Egmondt et Sociorum 1637: 1637

Book number: 56017

Condition: Near Fine


363, (17) pp. Contemporary full leather with gilt decoration & ruling to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Engraved title-page. Minor ink marks to a few leaves. Complete. Text in Latin. In near fine condition. View more info

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Le Livre des Comptes-Faits, ou Tarif General des Monnoyes

By: Barreme, M. [Francois]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez J. L. Nyon, M. E. David, C. David et F. Didot 1735: 1735

Book number: 56400

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and brown leather title label. Marbled endpapers. Slight wear to spine ends. Slight worming to inner hinge. Internally clean. Engraved title-page. Mathematical tables throughout. Binding firm. View more info

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Welsh Scenery from Drawings

By: BATTY, Captain

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, R, Jennings, Poultry 1825: 1825

Book number: 3985

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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An Historical Account of Thomas Sutton Esq, and of His Foundation in Charter-House

By: Bearcroft, Philip

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, E. Owen 1737: 1737

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 50081

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Besler, Basilius

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Munchen, Konrad Kolbl 1964: 1964

Book number: 46146

Condition: Near Fine


[unpaginated] 1964 facsimile of the famous work, bound in a smart brown faux leather. Slight mark to foredge. View more info

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Commentaries on the Laws of England : In Four Books by Sir William Blackstone, Knt. One of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas. In four volumes

By: Blackstone, Sir William ; Richard Burn ; John Williams ;

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, A. Strahan ; T. Cadell 1787: 1787

Edition: Tenth Edition

Book number: 57767

Condition: Good


In 4 volumes complete. Contemporary tree calf. All volumes sympathetically rebacked with maroon & black title & volume labels to spines. Corners repaired. All bindings firm. Previous owners' names to front pastedowns & endpapers. Internally clean. Frontis portrait engraving. Folding chart and one additional chart. In Good to VG condition. View more info

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The Lutrin : An Heroi-Comical Poem. In Six Cantos.

By: Boileau, Monsieur

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Printed for E. Curll at the Dial and Bible ... and F. Burleigh in Amen-Corner 1714: 1714

Book number: 55902

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 83, (1) pp. Recently rebacked in quarter dark brown calf over original marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to boards. Old repair to one leaf and to recto of frontis. The first mock epic poem which begins with two clergymen arguing over where to place a lectern and with a battle of books in a bookshop. Translated by John Ozell. With six full-page engravings. Collated and complete. ESTC: T130265 View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Borthwick, William

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Gordon 1775 & 1776: 1775

Book number: 32443

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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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

By: Boyle, Robert

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Genevae, Samvelem De Tournes 1680: 1680

Book number: 42695

Condition: Very Good


[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 bl... View more info