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Antiquarian

Hardcover. 1st edition. pp. XII, 359, [1] Rebound in half-calf over marbled boards, raised bands and red title-label. Title page rather soiled and edges a little frayed, else a nice copy. Adams, an Aberdonian and minister of the Scotch church in Hatton Garden, wrote many books for younger readers. He opened an academy in Putney which became a highly successful educational establishment. A number of his books are scarce, this being one. Not in BLC on-line
Publisher
Printed for G. Kearsley
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1789
SKU
KHS0009185

€ 325.00

Hardback. 209pp. Gilt deco spine with block title, rubbed/scuffed with small tears to ends & corners, signs of worm to spine & hinges, joints cracked. Internally clean, despite light fading text remains crisp & clear
Publisher
Printed for W. Strahan, J. Rivington
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1778
SKU
KHS0007310

€ 110.00

..."Postremo innumeris vitiis repurgatum plurimisque novis significatibus verborum locupletatum cura Jo. Augusti Ernesti" 4to. Full original calf binding, ornately gilt titled spine with raised bands. Binding is tight but worn,with rubbing and hinges cracked; some age spots and dulling but otherwise texts remains clear
Publisher
Londini: Various
Publication date
1816
SKU
KON0804187

€ 95.00

Hardcover. 93 pp. Third edition. Published 1710. Original calf, spine lightly worn and corners bumped. Front and back boards lightly worn. Bottom proper right corner of the back board slighty scuffed. Signature on title page
SKU
KHS0008961

€ 195.00

Hardback. First edition. No author given. 1/4 leather over marbled boards, worn. Red leather stamp on spine. Front cover present but detached, foxing and usual age spots on prelims. Text remains clear
Publisher
Sold by T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1797
SKU
KEX0130055

€ 104.00

Hardcover. 302pp. Octavo, full calf, gilt tooled with raised bands & gilt decoration to spine, wear to extremities. Front cover present but detached completely. John Howe, 1630-1705, was an ejected minister, Fellow of Magdalen College Oxford & sometime chaplain to Oliver Cromwell. For fifty years until his death he was influential in theological circles. Quite rare.
SKU
KHS0027548

€ 250.00

Reprinted from original with many editions by James Nasmith, M. A. Published 1787. ExLibris with the usual markings. Full calf binding with raised bands and gilt illustrations on spine. Binding worn, with slight edgewear and front cover loose. All edges marbled, with normal ageing to pages but text remaining clear and crisp
SKU
KNW0012980

€ 395.00

Hardcover. 2 Vols complete. Beautiful set of the first edition. Bound in original full calfskin, with gilt title to spine. There is some very minor edge wear and foxing, but this remains an exceptional set, possibly the finest we have ever come across.
Publisher
S. Hooper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1791
SKU
KTJ0002255

€ 3,250.00

Hardback. 504pp. Rebound in 1/4 calf over decorated boards, brightly gilted leather title label on spine & single gilt cross bands. Portrait frontispiece of Johnson, light foxing & dulling to prelims. Good overall
Publisher
Stanhope Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1817
SKU
KHS0032467

€ 145.00

Hardcover. 1st Edition. 78pp. Huge amount of medals, ancient and modern make up this sale, along with huge amounts of medals and ephemera. Interleaved throughout. Prices noted for each lot. Inner margin of first two and last leaf strengthened. Recent mid-tan half calf, black morocco label. Brockett was a well-known antiquary and an esteemed Newcastle lawyer with a refined taste. He was also a student of Numismatics in which he built up a fine collection. A total of 1230 lots make up this auction sale, which occured in Sotheby's, London, on Wednesday the 4th of June 1823 and the 9 following days. Bound in half leather over marbled boards, a beautiful copy.
Publisher
J. Compton, printer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1823
SKU
KHS0027712

€ 195.00

Hardback. New edition. Some outbreaks of spintting or offsetting, uncut. Slight wear to edges of boards. Quarter calf on marbled boards. Remains a good copy. Scarce.
Publisher
Printed for Mundell & Sons etc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1798
SKU
KHS0008856

€ 245.00

Hardback. 608pp. 1st ed. 8vo. Sumptuously rebound in 1/4 calf over modern red marbled boards, with brightly hand gilted title & tooling on spine, raised bands, new marble end papers. Stowe's seventh novel, uncommon in such beautiful condition
Publisher
Fields, Osgood & Co.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1869
SKU
KEX0157681

€ 105.00

hardcover. Nicely bound in half calf.Spine gilt extra.A little worn.
Publisher
James Speirs
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1901
SKU
KEX0207991

€ 48.00

Hardcover. "Report of the Select Committee on the Poor in Ireland; Being a Summary of the First, Second and Third Reports of Evidence Taken Before That Committee Together With An Appendix of Accounts and Papers." Rebound in 1931, with new endpapers. Bookplate on inside cover. Minor foxing and some normal interior ageing; o/w in very good condition.Pre Famine Ireland.
Publisher
House of Commons
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1830
SKU
KNW0012983

€ 1,295.00

Hardcover. 123pp. Sumptuously rebound in green quarter calf over modern marbled boards, brightly hand gilted title, tooling and cross bands on spine, marbled end papers, clean and crisp pages with bright clear text, small un-inked library stamp on title page not affecting text
Publisher
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1886
SKU
KEX0157659

€ 35.00

Hardcover. Published 1751. First thus. Translated by Thomas Brewster. The life of Persius is by Pierre Bayle. Full calf neatly re-backed, with raised bands, gilt lettering, new endpapers. Althouth this is the second edition of Thomas Brewster's translation it is the first to contain the 'Life'. Described by Lowndes as "a correct, easy, and very elegant version".
SKU
KHS0009184

€ 125.00

hardcover. Moliere.Three volumes bound in Quarter morocco. Nicely bound set.A little worn.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1880
SKU
KEX0207984

€ 75.00

Hardcover. 271pp. 1st Edition. Full clean & polished calf binding with original gilt titled leather title label on the spine, gilt cross bands, well defined edges and very tight binding, calf is clean and polished . Previous owner signature on ffep, light foxing to prelims, text clear otherwise
Publisher
Printed and sold by W. Phillips
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1821
SKU
KHS0027787

€ 125.00

Hardcover. Half original calf over cloth covered boards. Good copy with raised bands, attractive gilt tooling and gilted leather title label on the spine, gilt borders calf and boards, well defined edges and binding remains firm. This title often wrongly attributed to Sir John Malcolm
Publisher
John Murray
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1825
SKU
KHS0027822

€ 225.00

Harback. 336 p. Old calf, rebacked. Front cover loose & spine worn. Text is fine. An institutionally uncommon abridgement of Defoe's celebrated novel. ESTC on-line only record a single copy in the Ireland & Britain, and three copies in North America. New edition
Publisher
Printed for B. Law, G.G.J. and J. Robinson etc
Publication date
1785
SKU
KHS0009082

€ 595.00

Paperback. 4to. 1/2 contemporary red morocco over marbled boards. All edges marbled, engraved portrait frontispiece, raised bands, gilt panels and lettering. In mylar. Bookplate on inside cover. Internally aged with the usual age spots
Publisher
Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1808
SKU
KHS0025138

€ 495.00

Hardcover. 253pp. 8vo. No author given. First edition of the Gothic classic in Italian, often thought to be the first Gothic novel written in the English langage. Translated by T. Bensley. 1/4 cloth binding, fly leaf loose & foxing to prelims. Interior otherwise clean with all edges gilt.
Publisher
Presso Molini, Polidori, Molino, & Co.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1795
SKU
KNW0013515

€ 350.00

Hardcover. 406pp. Published 1638. Contemporary calf. Neatly re-hinged, a very good copy. The letters were originally published, in French, in 1624 and met with an extraordinary reception for their eloquence. Such was his reputation that any man who wished to be deemed a man of wit and letters wrote to him for the sole purpose of obtaining a reply. Sometimes he would need to reply to fifty or more at a time, a task which caused him much harassment. In the opinion of Voltaire he was the first person to give harmony and number to French prose. STC 12453. 2nd Edition in English
SKU
KHS0007219

€ 995.00

4 Vols. The Great Famine. Incredibly important primary source material for Irish history. It contains the Report into the state of the law and practice in respect to the occupation of land in Ireland, as well as the evidence taken by the committee, and appendix and an index. A phenomenally comprehensive look at Irish society at the beginning of the famine, both from the point of the view of administrators, and the people on the ground. Maroon library cloth with leather labels. Ex-libris, but in very good condition.
Publisher
His Majesty's Stationery Office
Publication date
1845
SKU
KTJ0002257

€ 3,950.00