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1941 Calendar with Postal Information and Notes. Summer time allowed for.
Printed in England. 1940 . Miniature calendar, 54x43mm. In thin-card covers, single-wire stitched. Front cover with colour picture of a windmill, with some embossed highlights, and ‘Calendar’ printed at foot. [24] pages printed in red and black throughout. Title-page with verso blank for ‘Notes’. A single page for each month follows with Sunrise and Sunset times and ‘Moons’ at foot. Postal and General Information is given on pp.[15]-[17]; Festivals and Holidays for England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland are on p.[18]; ‘Irish Free State Only’ information appears on pp.[19]-[20]; with four blank pages headed ‘Notes’ at end. Very clean and tight. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14713
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 US$ 37.42 | JP¥ 4167]
Keywords: Miniature book. Calendar. Information.

 
Album de Costumes des Pays-Bas.
[Amsterdam]: Publie par A. Jager. 1880 approximately, no date printed.. Twelve original photographs, partially hand-coloured, showing costumes of the Netherlands. Housed in a red fabric-covered leporello with title centred on front within elaborate architectural border with flowers and leaves all gilt. Each photograph is mounted on a printed card and the cards open out concertina-style. There are four lines of print below each photograph giving the title of album, the area and town of Holland from which the costumes originate, the publisher, plus a copyright line. The photographs are: 1. La Hollande Meridionale, Scheveningue (a man); 2. ditto, (a woman); 3. La Hollande du Nord, Marken, (a man); 4. ditto, (a woman); 5. La Zelande, Middelbourg, (a woman); 6. La Zelande, Walcheren, (a woman); 7. La Zelande, Goes, (a man and a woman); 8. La Zelande, Goes, (three women); 9. La Frise, Hindeloopen, (a woman); 10. Orpheline Bourgeoise d’Amsterdam; 11. La Hollande Meridionale, Beijerland, (a woman); 12. La Hollande du Nord, Krommenie, (a woman). Very good condition throughout. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14333
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 144.5 US$ 155.94 | JP¥ 17363]
Keywords: Costume, Netherlands, Pays-Bas, Low Countries, Photography, Photographs, Album, Hand-coloured, French.

 
T. G. [GENT, THOMAS, 1693-1778].
The Antient and Modern History of the Famous City of York; And in a particular Manner Of its Magnificent Cathedral, commonly call'd, York-Minster. As Also An Account of St. Mary's abbey, and other antient Religious Houses and Churches...The Lives of the Archbishops of this See: The Govermment of the Northern Parts under the Romans...Of the Kings of England and other Illustrious Persons, who have honour'd York with their Presence...down to the Third Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty King George the Second. To which is added, A Description of the most noted Towns in Yorkshire... . The Whole diligently collected by T.G.
[York]: Sold by Thomas Hammond, Jun, Bookseller in High-Ouzegate; at the Printing-Office [of T. Gent] in Coffee-Yard, York: and by A. Bettesworth, in Pater-Noster-Row, London, M DCC XXX. 1730 . Octavo, 161x92mm. In later light-tan calf binding by the Guild of Women-Binders with gilt-ruled decoration on the boards and gilt spotted decoration in the corners. Title gilt on spine. Binding rubbed and a little scuffed in places. Hand-marbled end-papers. viii, 256 pages; signatures A4, B-R8; bound without the eight-page Addenda. Fold-out Plan of the City of York (laid) at start. Double-rule border on title-page. Preface dated Feb.2, 1730. Full-page woodcut on page 158 with upper foredge corner torn away, with some loss. Smaller woodcuts in text include head-pieces to pages iii and 1; cross-keys at foot of text on page 69; view of York at foot of text on page 238 and inscription on page 244. Decorative woodcut capitals and head- and tail-pieces throughout. A few pages close-trimmed. Slight damage to foredge margin of last 21 leaves, far removed from the text. Some soiling, browning and marks of use throughout. ESTC T26479. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 13875
GBP 360.00 [Appr.: EURO 415.75 US$ 449.1 | JP¥ 50004]
Keywords: Antiquarian, City of York,

 
[ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH].
Antiphonal in two parts. First part: Antiphonarium Romanum Iuxta Breviarium Ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum, Et Clementis VIII. auctoritate recognitum, Ecclesiis Ruralibus praecipue accommodatum. Second part: Sequitur Commune Sanctorum Cum Officio Matutini et Horarum. In Natali Apostolorum. Ad primas Vesperas. Anae.
Antverpiae [Antwerp], Apud Hieronymum Verdussen [Hieronymus Verdussen]. Anno M.DC.XXII. 1622 . Folio, leaf size: 298x195mm. In contemporary dark-tan calf with elaborate blind-tooled borders on boards, accentuated in black, and two yellow-metal clasps. Spine with six raised bands, blind outlined, and chipped lettering-piece with title manuscript. Dark brown silk book-mark loosely inserted. All edges washed blue. First part: [8], 288 (i.e.283), [1] pages (p.283 mis-numbered 288); signatures: [4], A-Z6, Aa4. Second part: cclxvi, [2] pages; signatures: a-x6, y8; the last leaf is blank; colophon at end of second part reads: ‘Tornaci, Typis Adriani Quinque Typographi Iurati, sub signo sancti Spiritus. Anno M.DC.XXII’. Paste-downs and free end-papers dusted. Book-plate: 'Ex libris Monastery [of] St Augustinians Ramsgate' on front paste-down with some accession numbers. Half-title with minor ink-marks near foredge. Title-page in red and black with attractive woodcut device. Text in red and black throughout. Occasional minor edge repairs without loss. Ink smear on pp.cii and ciii, not affecting legibility. Manuscript note in French in foredge margin of p.ccxxxvii. Attractive head-pieces and decorative initial capitals. Crisp, clean and tight with sharp, bright musical notation and illustrations. A splendid copy in its original binding. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14500
GBP 2350.00 [Appr.: EURO 2713.25 US$ 2931.62 | JP¥ 326415]
Keywords: Roman Catholic Church, Liturgy, Liturgical Texts, Antiphony, Antiphons, Antiphonaries, Musical notation, Latin language.

 
[ART].
Art of Medieval Manuscripts, The.
Hamlyn 1997 . In black, fabric-look paper-covered boards with title blocked on spine. Yellow metallic-ink printed dustwrapper with title printed black on front and spine and embossed decoration on front and back. 240x230mm; [12], 13-94, [2] pages. Full-colour illustrations throughout. An attractive introduction to the history and technique of medieval manuscripts, beautiful illustrated.
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Book number: 13671
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.98 | JP¥ 1111]
Keywords: Art, Medieval Manuscripts, Illumination.

 
The Baltic & American Ship-Master's Assistant, and Owner’s Calculator: containing an account of the course of exchange, weights, and measures, in the principal ports in the Baltic: Tables, of the weights at Petersburgh, &c. &c. reduced to English Tons, Hundreds, Quarters, &c. also for shewing any number of Deals reduced to Standard Deals, in all the ports of Russia, Sweden, and Prussia, and at Dram, Christiana, and the southern ports of Norway: Together with tables shewing the loads, feet & inches, contained in any Quantity of Dantzic Deal, Plank, &c. to which is added tables Whereby the freight of any Number of Loads of Timber, Barrells of Tar, &c. may be had. Also tables shewing the Wages of Seamen, from one day to six months. Just Published, - Price, Five Shillings, by R. Blachford, 114, Minories, London.
North Shields: Printed by T. Appleby. 1812 . changed by hand to 1818[?]. In quarter dark-tan calf binding with buff paper-covered sides; recently rebacked with title gilt on spine. Octavo, leaf size 204x127mm; [2], 93, [1] pages. Pages slightly tanned but the book is complete. AN EXTREMELY RARE, SEEMINGLY UNRECORDED, EDITION. The title and the setting of title-page differ from the 1812 editions at the British Library and at the Peabody Essex Museum at Salem, MA 01970. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14948
GBP 185.00 [Appr.: EURO 213.75 US$ 230.79 | JP¥ 25697]
Keywords: Maritime, Naval, Transport, Cargo, Shipping.

 
[STADTRAT NUREMBERG].
Beschreibung und Vorstellung des Solennen Stuck-Schiessens, welches auf...Befehl eines ... Raths ... freyer Stadt Nu¨rnberg, im Jahr Christi 1733 den 8 Junii ... der ... Burgerschafft zur Ergo¨tzung ... gehalten und angeordnet worden. Ohnweit des gewöhnlichen Schieß-Platzes bey St. Johannis Kirchhof, gegen drey Wochen lang, aus Neun Sechs-Pfündigen Canons, ... gehalten, und angeordnet worden durch ... Herrn Christoph Gottlieb Volkamer, ... Herrn Ulrich Sebastian Fürer, ... Herrn Sigmund Friederich Behaim, ... Vermittels Leonhard Stephan Creuznachers, … [Military Shooting Match.]
Nurnberg, Zufinden Georg Daniel Heumann, und Johann Georg Hofmann. Gedrictt ben Lorenz Bieling. 1734 . Folio, 500x357mm. In 19th century quarter-vellum with marbled paper-covered sides. Vellum scuffed at head and foot of spine, corners chipped. 12 letterpress pages; signatures A-C2, plus [14] double-page engraved plates extra to collation. Armorial bookplate: ‘Bibliotheque | du Bon. de Marbot’ on front paste-down. Light spotting on title-page. Decorative head- and tail-pieces, initials. Occasional slight dusting and fingering. A rare work commemorating the artillery shooting match at Nuremberg on 8th June 1733. The only copy in the United Kingdom appears to be at the British Library; Worldcat locates a couple in the United States, one in France and a couple in Germany. The attractive plates depict musketeers, halberdiers, musicians, artillery-pieces and munitions-wagons, a view of the fortifications and encampment, a plan of the contest, together with illustrations of medals awarded and a diagram of the strike points for the various competing teams. Printed on quality paper. Crisp and clean. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14687
GBP 2850.00 [Appr.: EURO 3290.5 US$ 3555.37 | JP¥ 395865]
Keywords: Antiquarian, Military, History, Illustration, Gunnery, German, Germany, Bavaria, Bayern, Deutschland.

 
[BIBLIA SACRA]
Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis, Sixti V. et Clementis VIII. Pont. Max. jussu recognita atque edita. Editio Nova, Versiculis Distincta.
Rothomagi [Rouen], Ex Typographia nostra, Ric. Lallemant, Regis Typographus. M.DCC.LXXIII. 1773 . Quarto, 200x122mm. In original tan tree-calf binding, slightly scuffed, corners rounded. Five raised bands on spine with elaborate gilt decoration in the compartments and black lettering piece; foot of spine chipped. All edges washed red. Marbled end-papers. [3], iv-v, [3], 602; [3], ii-ccxxiv [i.e. ccxliv] pages; signatures: a4, A-Z4, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3Z4, 4A-4F4, 4G2; a-z4, 2a-2g4, 2h2. With two folding maps: ‘Carte des Regions et des Lieux don’t il est parle dans le Nouveau Testament. Dressee par M. Bonne de la Societe Litteraire Militaire, Maitre de Mathematique’ (facing title) and ‘Carte des Douze Tribus D’Israel Par M. Bonne…’ (facing Liber Genesis). Ownership inscription in top foredge corner of first blank dated 1913. Title-page printed red and black. With separate half-title to Novum Jesu-Christi Testamentum (4G2). Pagination in Old Testament in Arabic numerals; New Testament and indexes in Roman numerals. Printed in double columns throughout. With decorative head-rules. Occasional light foxing. Crisp, clean and tight. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14398
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 202.25 US$ 218.31 | JP¥ 24308]
Keywords: Antiquarian, Biblia Sacra, Bible, Religion, Theology, Maps, Latin.

 
Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis. Sixti V.P.M. Ivssv recognita atque edita.
Romae: Sumptibus Andreae Brvgiotti. MDC.XXIV. Permissu Superiorum. 1624 . An attractive, modern, hand-embroidered binding on cream linen with a design of swags and foliage on the front, back and spine in shades of green, brown and red. All edges speckled red. Twelvemo, leaf size 114x74mm. [46] of [48] (lacks b2, the second leaf of ‘E Canonicis Scripturis Decretum’), 715, [1] pages. General title-page, printed red and black within engraved architectural border, followed by the ‘Praefatio’. Title-page ‘Pentateuchum Moysi, nempe Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numeri, Deuteronomium’, with architectural border, precedes the main text. With some light damp-marking at start, from about a1-b4. Very crisp, clean and tight. Sold as a binding. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14814
GBP 550.00 [Appr.: EURO 635 US$ 686.12 | JP¥ 76395]
Keywords: Antiquarian, Biblia Sacra, Bible, Volgate, Binding, Latin Language.

 
Biblia or a Practical Summary of ye Old & New Testaments.
[London]: Lond. Printed For R. Wilkin in St. Pauls-Church Yard. 1727 . Two volumes bound in one. In very attractive black morocco binding, with gilt border-rules, gilt floral decorations and a rhombus at the centre of both boards. Spine with two raised bands with gilt decoration; with some loss of leather at the foot of the spine. Hinges just starting. All edges gilt, but now rubbed. Marbled end-papers; ownership inscription in pencil on verso of front free end-paper. Sixtyfourmo, 38x24mm. [4] of [6], 278, [6] pages (lacks the first leaf of the Preface). Two engraved title-pages and [13] of [16] copper-plate engravings; lacks ‘Holy, Holy, Holy’ plate facing Vol. I title-page; ‘Noah offering’, facing page 38; and ‘The Nativity’ facing Vol. II title-page, p.154. Date on first title-page corrected by hand to 1728. Appears to lack a leaf of text at end of Vol. I - pages 151-2? since verso of final leaf is numbered 150 and ends mid-sentence. Vol. II title-page is numbered 154, verso un-numbered, recto of following leaf un-numbered, verso numbered 156. ESTC N64949. Bondi p.33. Not recorded in Welsh. An attractive little volume. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14826
GBP 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 519.75 US$ 561.37 | JP¥ 62505]
Keywords: Antiquarian, miniature Bible.

 
[BERESFORD, JAMES ].
Bibliosophia; or Book-Wisdom. Containing some account of the Pride, Pleasure, and Privileges, of that Glorious Vocation, Book-Collecting. By an Aspirant. II. The Twelve Labours of an Editor, separately pitted against those of Hercules. Advertisement. The first of the following Pieces contains a feeling of Remonstrance against the prose work lately published by the Reverend T. F. D. [Dibdin] under the Title of Bibliomania; or Book-Madness. Containing some account of The History, Symptoms, and Cure of that Fatal Disease.
London: Printed for William Miller, Albemarle Street. By W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland Row. 1810 . Twelvemo. In contemporary half-calf binding, with floral-decorated fabric sides and matching end-papers. Gilt author, title and floral decorations on the spine. Leaf size 168x98mm, 3, vii, [1],126 pages. Manuscript library accession number on verso of front free end-paper. Bookbinders blind stamp on top foredge corner of first blank 'Gedric Chivers | Bookbinder | Gay St, Bath'. Single library stamp on the verso of title page 'Bibliothek Borsenvereins D B zu Leipzig'. Crisp, clean and tight, throughout. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 11394
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 260 US$ 280.69 | JP¥ 31253]
Keywords: literature

 
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND]
The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches and the form and manner of making ordaining, and consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Oxford: Printed at the University Press. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1955 approximately. No date printed. Inscription dated 1958. Bourgeois 32mo Clar. India paper. 132x85mm. Original black morocco with title gilt on front board and spine, which is blind-ruled into compartments. All edges richly gilt over red wash. Marbled end-papers. Presentation inscription on front free end-paper: 'Arthur James Davis | Confirmed March 25th 1958 | From | Uncle Arthur & Auntie Bessie | Be Faithful | Rev: 2.10.' 719, [3] pages. Contents fine. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14000
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.47 | JP¥ 1389]
Keywords: Religion, Bibliana, Prayer.

 
[COMMON PRAYER].
Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches; and the form and manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
London: John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly. 1866 . 208x135mm. In mahogany-colour morocco binding, minimally rubbed at extremities, with elaborate, two-tone, blind decoration, deeply-incised, incorporating decorative rules, corner pieces and central decorative panel with fleur de lys patterns. Spine in compartments with five raised bands and title gilt. Inner gilt rolls with fleur de lys pattern. All edges gauffered and richly gilt. Marbled endpapers; matching cloth strip in gutters. Binder’s ticket on front pastedown: ‘Holder | 46, Church St. | Liverpool’. Signatures: a4, b-3i6. Text printed in red and black throughout, with deep, decorative borders, printed in black, to every page. Half-title reads: ‘The Book of Common Prayer, according to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland’. Borders to half-title and title-page red ruled. Text on verso of title-page reads: ‘Chiswick Press:- Whittingham and Wilkins, | Tooks Court, Chancery Lane.’. Some light damp-marking and foxing, mainly on first few leaves. Very attractive. Crisp and clean. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14162
GBP 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 92.5 US$ 99.8 | JP¥ 11112]
Keywords: Common Prayer, Church of England, Prayer-books, Bible, Bibliana, Religion, English.

 
[COMMON PRAYER].
Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland, The. Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches.
London: William Pickering. 1853 . Leaf size 180x120mm. Expertly restored Riviere binding of pale brown calf, darkened in places, with decorative rules, corner pieces and central decorative panel embossed on front and back boards. Initials 'W & I | C' gilt in central medallion on front board and 'Nov. 9. | A D | 1858.' gilt in central panel on back board. Relaid spine in compartments with five raised bands and chipped burgundy lettering piece. Blind ruled inner rolls. All edges washed red. Marbled endpapers. Tiny piece missing from lower foredge corner of front free endpaper and gift inscription on verso 'From | The Revd. John Dixon Frost | to William & Isabella Cobbett | Nov. 9th. 1858.' [ties in with the initials and dates on front and back boards] plus 'E. F. | April 12th 1917' and 'Bound by Riviere' at lower foredge corner (the letter 'B' is affected by the small piece missing from the corner, already mentioned). Woodcut title printed in red and black with portrait of Elizabeth Regina on verso. Woodcut borders throughout text, mainly copied from those in 'A Booke of Christian Prayers', London, 1581 and 1590. Generally light water staining between a1 and d5, becoming heavier between Z2 and AA5 (last leaf). Some browning and spotting throughout text plus signs of use but generally crisp and clean. COPAC records copies in Leeds, Oxford and the British Library. BL Shelfmark: 3406.df.1. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 11681
GBP 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 161.75 US$ 174.65 | JP¥ 19446]
Keywords: Common Prayer, Church of England, Religion, Riviere binding, Bible, Bibliana.

 
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND].
The Book of Common Prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Church of England together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches; and the form and manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. ALSO BOUND IN: Hymns Ancient and Modern for use in the Services of the Church. Standard Edition. Printed for the Proprietors by William Clowes & Sons Limited.
Cambridge. Printed at the University Press. London: Cambridge University Press. 1926 approximately. Dated from the Table of Moveable Feasts, p.xxxi.. In ivory-style binding with silk hinges; cross gilt on front cover, titles and publisher gilt on spine. Ivory silk bookmark. All edges washed red and gilt. Silk-look end-papers. 114x72mm. Gift inscription, on second blank: 'To dear Claire | at her Christening | With fondest love | from Nannie & | Grandad | Jan 6th 1957'. Printed on India Paper. 'The Book of Common Prayer: [2], iii-xxxviii, 345, [1] pages; with 'Ruby 32mo' at foot of title-page. ALSO BOUND IN: Hymns Ancient and Modern: [2], iii-ix, [1], 244, [2] pages. Book housed in a white paper covered card box, slightly rubbed at edges and with tape repairs to lid. The book is crisp, clean and tight. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14344
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.47 | JP¥ 1389]
Keywords: Church of England, Book of Common Prayer, Hymns Ancient and Modern, Binding, English.

 
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND AND IRELAND].
The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, And other rites and ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches. ALSO BOUND IN: A New Version of the Psalms of David, Fitted to The Tunes Used in Churches. By N. Tate, and N. Brady, Oxford: Printed at the University Press, by S. Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by R. Gardner, Oxford Bible Warehouse, Paternoster Row, London, 1831.
Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, By S. Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by E. Gardner, Paternoster Row, London. 1829 . Sixteenmo, 16mo, 90x49mm. In polished burgundy morocco, slightly rubbed at extremities, corners bumped. Attractive decoration on both boards combining blind-ruled borders and blind decoration with a central panel, gilt ruled, with art nouveau corner decorations, also gilt. Spine with four raised bands, gilt-ruled, with title gilt in one compartment and elaborate blind decoration in the others; foot of spine chipped. Decorative inner gilt rolls. All edges gilt. Pale-cream end-papers. Ownership inscription: ‘Charles Winslow[?]’ at head of front free end-paper. Gift inscription in the most elegant calligraphy on first blank: ‘Caroline Ward | The Gift | of her affectionate | God Mama’. Book of Common Prayer: [382] pages; signatures: A-Z8, 2A7; at foot of title page: Diamond 48's | Cum Privilegio. ALSO BOUND IN: A New Version of the Psalms of David: [192] pages; signatures: A-M8. Text block crisp, clean and tight. A pretty little book. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14353
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 US$ 49.9 | JP¥ 5556]
Keywords: Book of Common Prayer, Church of England and Ireland, Liturgy and ritual, Biblical Texts, Psalms, English.

 
[COMMON PRAYER].
Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, And Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of The Church of England: Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches.
Oxford, Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the University. 1763 . Octavo, 191x117mm. In contemporary brown calf with blind-ruled panels on both boards with small florets in the corners of the central panel. Front board detached but present. Spine gilt-ruled into compartments with decorative floral motifs gilt in the compartments. LACKS front free end-paper. Ownership inscription 'Edwd. Archer' in top margin of title-page. Manuscript correction to text on A5 to read '... our gracious Queen Charlotte, his Royal Highness George Prince of Wales, and all the Royal Family...'. Contents very clean and tight. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 13643
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52 US$ 56.14 | JP¥ 6251]
Keywords: Antiquarian, Religion, Theology, Bibliana, Common Prayer.

 
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND].
The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, And other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of The Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David: Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches; And the Form or Manner of Making, Ordaining and Consecrating Bishops, Priests and Deacons.
Cambridge: Printed by Joseph Bentham Printer to the University, by whom they are to be sold in Cambridge, and by Benj. Dod. 1758 . Folio, leaf size 260x205mm. In contemporary black calf, slightly rubbed, with decorative gilt floral tooled borders on front and back boards; corners bumped and rubbed. Hinges starting. Central panel in burgundy morocco on front board with decorative gilt borders and corner flower sprays with 'William Brackstone, | Southampton: | 1762' gilt. Decorative gilt roll on edge of boards with matching inner gilt rolls. Spine has five raised bands with triple gilt-rule outline and elaborate gilt decoration in the compartments. All edges gilt. One gathering slightly out of line. Marbled end-papers. Double-rule border on title page. Very minor marks of use. Contents clean and tight. A handsome Book of Common Prayer, sometime neglected, now in need of a loving home. ESTC N088795. Copies listed in Cambridge University Library (5/-); Lambeth, and Huntington. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 11791
GBP 480.00 [Appr.: EURO 554.25 US$ 598.8 | JP¥ 66672]
Keywords: Antiquarian, Common Prayer, Religion, Theology, Bible, Bibliana.

 
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND].
The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church… . Hymns Ancient and Modern for the use in the Services of the Church. Complete Edition.
London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear Type Press (BoCP); and London: Printed for the Proprietors by William Clowes and Sons, Limited (Hymns A&M). 1912 approximately. No date printed. Date taken from inscription.. Two volumes. 48mo, 94x60mm. In purple suede bindings, housed in a matching slipcase, minimally rubbed. All edges red and gilt. Book of Common Prayer: 576 pages; inscription on the verso of the front free end-paper: 'To: Jessie | From: Edward | Aug 23/1912 | In remembrance'. Hymns Ancient and Modern: [4], 477, [1] pages
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Book number: 14340
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.47 | JP¥ 1389]
Keywords: Church of England, Common Prayer, Psalms, Hymns, English

 
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND].
The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, And Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. ALSO BOUND IN: The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ...', London, Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, And by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd. MDCCXV. AND The Whole Book of Psalms Collected into English Metre, By Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins ….; London: Printed by W. Pearson for the Company of Stationers, 1715.
Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King’s most Excellent Majesty, and to the University, MDCCXV. 1715 . Quarto, leaf size 282x225mm. In attractive black morocco binding, a little scuffed, with unusual gilt border of loops and decorations on the boards and an arabesque-style centre-piece gilt. Sometime recornered and rebacked with original spine relaid. Five raised bands on spine with gilt decoration in the compartments. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Front free end-paper has four small circles on it where something may have been affixed. Red-ruled throughout. First blank has ‘v coll[?] 3-3-0’ manuscript in top foredge corner with ownership inscription ‘William Henry Riley | March 6 1897’ beneath, all red-ruled; on the verso there is a slip of paper with the name ‘John Topham’ [perhaps (DNB) John Topham, 1746–1803, antiquary, born on 6 Jan. 1746 at Elmly, near Huddersfield] beneath which is a manuscript ‘Table to find Easter | till the year 1899 inclusive | Sunday Letters’. Begins with The Book of Common Prayer: no pagination provided, signatures a8, A-H8, I2, text ends on I2r; leaf a3 has a small hole near foredge margin, just touching the text (possibly a paper-fault), with the loss of a few letters; A5, col. 2, l.21 has 'GEGRGE' for George Prince of Wales; manuscript correction in foredge margin of H5 changing ‘Religion into Religion’ in the text to ‘Religion into Rebellion’; ESTC T81259 records only 10 copies in libraries in the British Isles and just four copies in North American libraries. THE NEW TESTAMENT: no pagination provided, signatures 3S-3Z8, 4A-4I8, 4K4, 4L2; Index: a-b8; text ends on Llll2v, followed by Index and tables; appears to be part of Herbert 937, D&M 732. ESTC T81356. THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMS: 56 pages, signatures A-G4; ESTC T81359 records just nine copies in libraries in the British Isles and only four copies in North America. Final blank has piece of paper affixed to verso with manuscript list headed ‘Chapr Verses’ with ‘9 September 1762’ at foot. Paper attached to recto of rear end-paper with manuscript verse: ‘a wounded Spirit who can bear | Conscience, the terror of the Soul unseen; | like a fierce Rapier, Brandisheth within - | All deaths, all torture in one pang combind | are gentle to the tempest of the mind [Proverbs 18:14].’ Some fingering and marks of use. With attractive initial capitals in the BoCP and NT. Crisp clean and tight in a still-handsome binding. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14564
GBP 380.00 [Appr.: EURO 438.75 US$ 474.05 | JP¥ 52782]
Keywords: Antiquarian, Book of Common Prayer, Bible, Psalms, Paraphrases, Liturgies, New Testament, English.

 
[ANON.]
The British Jewel; or, Complete Housewife's best Companion. Containing I. A number of the most uncommon and useful Receipts in Cookery, with the Manner of trussing Poultry, Rabbits, Hares, &c. illustrated with curious Cuts, shewing how each is to be trussed. II. The best and most fashionable Receipts for all Manner of Pastry, Pickling, &c. with some general Rules to be observed therein, with a Cut, and proper Directions how to lay a Table for four different Courses, in the present Taste, by the Author, and others. III. Directions for making all Sorts of English Wines, Shrub, Vinegar, Verjuice, Catchup; Sauces, Soups, Jellies, &c. IV. A Table to cast up Expences by the Day, Week, Month, or Year. V. Every Man his own Physician; a valuable Collection of the most approved Receipts for the Cure of most Disorders incident to Man or Woman, by the most eminent Physicians in all Europe. VI. The Manner of preparing the Elixir of Life, Turlington's Balsam, Friar's Balsam, the Court or Lady's Black Sticking Plaister, Lip-Salve, Lady Yorke's Receipt to preserve from the Small-Pox or Plague, &c. the Royal Patent Snuff for the Head and Eyes; Dr. Braken's Powder for the Teeth; a Secret for the Cure of the Tooth-Ach, a speedy Method to destroy Warts or Corns, &c. VII. Directions for destroying Rats, Mice, Bugs, Fleas, &c. &c. &c. And a choice Variety of useful Family Receipts: Together With A Method of restoring to Life, People apparently drowned, or in any other Manner suffocated. Also The Complete Farrier, Being the Method of buying, selling, managing, &c. and of the Diseases incident to Horses, with their Cures. To Which Is Added, The Royal Gardener, or Monthly Calendar. With the particular Months when River Fish Spawn, and are most in Season; and the best Method of Brewing.
London: Printed and Sold by J. Miller, No. 74, Rosemary-Lane. [A new Edition for the Year 1785 - Price One Shilling.] 1785 . Twelvemo, 180x128mm. In paper wraps, stitched into a modern tan half-calf binder with marbled sides. 112 pages; signatures A-O4. with woodcuts in text and decorative head and tail pieces. Repairs to foredge margins of first and last leaves, and to foot of page 89/90, without loss of text. Trimmed close to running head in some places without loss. General tanning and marks of use throughout. A very good, crisp, clean copy. Bitting page 524. MacLean page 16. Not in Vicaire. The only copy reported by English Short Title Catalogue for this edition (ESTC T166768) is at the University of Leeds Brotherton Library. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 14012
GBP 1500.00 [Appr.: EURO 1732 US$ 1871.25 | JP¥ 208350]
Keywords: Antiquarian, Food, Wine, Cookery, Home economics.

 
Bryan, Daniel, The Sailor who nobly Volunteered at the risk of his own life to bury the French General during the Siege of Acre (Akko, Israel) [1799]. Sketched on the spot by F. B. Spilsbury & Drawn by Danl. Orme.
Sold and Published March 15th 1803 by Edward Orme. Printseller to His Majesty & The Royal Family, 59 Broad Street, London. 1803 . F, aquatint print, 328x249mm, in attractive mount and Hogarth frame. Overall size 503x418mm. F. B. Spilsbury was a surgeon on board the H.M.S. Tigre, which was, together with the H.M.S. Theseus, under the command of Commodore Sir Sydney Smith, on a campaign to counter Napoleon's Middle East offensive. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 11330
GBP 42.50 [Appr.: EURO 49.25 US$ 53.02 | JP¥ 5903]
Keywords: print, engraving, Napoleon, Sir Sydney Smith, Palestine.

 
Buchmesse. A story in pictures. Un Recit en Photos. Eine Geschichte in Bildern. Una historia en fotografias. With an introduction by Peter Weidhaas, Director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse. Photographs Tim Hielkema.
Scriptum Books, The Netherlands. 1988 approximately. No publication date given.. Leaf size 218x243mm, in card covers with a photographic illustration. A very attractive photographic essay on the Frankfurt book fair in extremely good condition. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 11384
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21 US$ 22.45 | JP¥ 2500]
Keywords: Publishing, Frankfurt Book Fair.

 
[ROYAL NAVY].
By Authority. The Navy List, Corrected to The 20th December, 1868.
London: Printed by W. Clowes & Sons, Stamford Street, & Charing Cross. For Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Published by John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1869 . Small octavo, leaf size 169x112mm. In contemporary black straight-grain morocco binding, with the Royal arms gilt-embossed at the centre of both boards and plain gilt border rules; decorative gilt roll on edge of boards and decorative inner roll. Five raised bands on spine with gilt-outline and title and date gilt. All edges gilt. Yellow end-papers dusted. Pencil date 'hp/t Jan. 1869' at head of first blank plus ownership inscription 'Gerard A. Wells | March 1910'. 464 pages, as called for. Tight and clean. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 12479
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 225.25 US$ 243.26 | JP¥ 27086]
Keywords: Royal armorial binding, Military, History, Marine, Naval.

 
Cabala, Sive Scrinia Sacra, Mysteries of State and Government: In Letters of Illustrious Persons and Great Ministers of State as well Forreign as Domestick, In the Reigns of King Henry the Eighth, Q: Elizabeth, K: James, and K: Charles: Wherein Such Secrets of Empire, and Publick Affairs, as were then in Agitation, are clearly Represented; And many remarkable Passages faithfully Collected. Formerly in Two Volumes. To which is added several Choice Letters and Negotiations, no where else Published. Now Collected and Printed together in One Volume.
London, Printed for G. Bedell and T. Collins. 1663 . Leaf size 310x197mm. In period brown calf-covered boards, slightly rubbed, recently recornered and rebacked. Five raised bands on spine with gilt rules and title. All edges washed red. [16], 416, [10] pages plus [2] blank pages. Ownership inscription 'Humfrey Jennens' on front free end-paper which is browned and frayed at edges. Minor nicks at leading edge of imprimatur leaf. Title-page printed in red and black, slightly browned at edges. Rear end-papers also browned and nicked at edges. Contents clean and tight. (Additional information and photographs available on request.)
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Book number: 10186
GBP 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 346.5 US$ 374.25 | JP¥ 41670]
Keywords: Antiquarian, theology, English civil war, religion

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