JAMES II, King of England, 1633-1701; [MACCLESFIELD, Charles Gerard, Earl of, 1618?-1694]
By the King, a Proclamation. James R. Whereas upon Information We have received against Charles Earl of Macclesfeild (sic), We have thought fit to Direct Our Warrant for Apprehending the said Earl for High Treason, who is since fled from Iustice, and does now lie concealed … Given at Our Court at Windsor the Seventh day of September 1685. In the First Year of Our Reign. God save the King.
London : Printed by the assigns of John Bill deceas’d, and by Henry Hills, and Thomas Newcomb …, 1685. Broadside, folio (355 x 280 mm), printed recto only on wove paper, royal blazon at the head, historiated initial; a fine disbound example with manuscript foliation 24 at top right. A rare proclamation broadside issued by King James …
ZIEGLER, Hieronymus; BIRCK, Sixt; CROCUS, Cornelius; ZOVITIUS, Jacobus
[BINDING] Dramata sacra : comoediae atque tragoediae aliquot e Veteri Testamento desumptae, quibus praecipuae ipsius historiae ita eleganter in scenam producuntur, ut vix quicquam in hoc argumenti genere juventuti Christianae proponi utilius possit : magna parte nunc primum in lucem editae : earum vero catalogum statim a praefatione invenies.
Basileae : [Ex officina Joannis Oporini], . Duodecimo (163 x 98 mm), contemporary elaborately blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, both covers with floral decoration at centre within rectangular panel with triple fillet border, framed by a sequence of figural elements depicting Biblical scenes separated by narrow spaces with blind tooled lettering; the front cover has …
DUREL, John (editor) [Queen's Binder B]
aliorumque rituum atque ceremoniarum ecclesiae, juxta usum ecclesiae Anglicanae una cum Psalterio seu Psalmis Davidis, ea functatione distinctis, qua cantari aut Recitari debent in Ecclesiis. London : excudit Rogerus Nortonus, regius in Latinis, Græcis & Hebraicis typographus; væneuntque apud Sam. Mearne, regium bibliopolam in Vico vulgariter dicto Little-Britain, 1670. Octavo, fine English ‘drawer-handle’ binding of elaborate …
MOGG, E. S.
London : E. S. Mogg, 1846. Engraved map, 540 x 720 mm, dissected and laid on linen, hand coloured, in the original publisher’s card case with paper label, separate index booklet of 36 pp.
STEWART, John Watson
[FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. Watson’s or the Gentleman’s and Citizen’s Almanack, (as compiled by the late John Watson Stewart,) for the Year of our Lord 1830 …
Dublin : Stewart and Hopes, . Octavo, finely bound in full straight-grained morocco, gilt-decorated on upper and lower boards with the Royal Coat of Arms within an elaborate decorative border, spine in compartments with gilt-tooling (a little sunned), all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, the fore edge with a painting of the Bank of Ireland, Dublin, …
AĞANIN, Hasan (publisher)
Constantinople, Hasan Ağanın [circa 1890]. Octavo, printed mauve papered boards with image of a globe (edges chipped), cloth spine, salmon endpaper (gutters split, early Armenian owner’s inscription dated 1892), unpaginated, 14 double page lithographed maps with hand colouring, a very good. The maps are of : the world (in two hemispheres); Europe (three maps, one …
DÉMEUNIER, Jean-Nicolas (1751-1814)
L’esprit des usages et des coutumes des différens peuples, Ou observations tirées des voyageurs & des historiens.
[London, Paris]: A Londres, et se trouve à Paris, Chez Pissot, 1776. First edition. Three volumes (complete). Octavo, original full mottled calf, decorative gilt-stamped spines with raised bands (joints cracked but holding, spines worn at head and tail, with head portion missing on vol. 3, later manuscript shelf labels), marbled endpapers and edges, pp xvi, 415; …
together with a description of every remarkable place, its curiosities, manufactures, commerce, population, inns, mail coach routes, fairs and market-days; forming a complete guide to every object worthy of attention. London : Leigh and Son, 1835. Third edition. Duodecimo, gilt-lettered green sheep, spine slightly scuffed, folding table, pp. xii; 528; three folding maps, including a …
NOBUKAZU, Yosai (1872 - 1944)
Tokyo : Tsunashima Kamekichi, Meiji 23 (1890). Woodblock printed in colour, 712 x 698 mm, lined with Japanese tissue, old folds as issued, a clean and bright example. A board game of a voyage around the world, starting in Yokohama and with illustrated vignette scenes of the destinations visited, including Vanvouver, San Francisco, Niagara Falls, New …
Rome : [s.n.], [1816?]. Broadside on laid paper, quarto (185 x 140 mm), a poem with 18 stanzas in two columns printed recto and verso; colophon at foot ‘In Roma, Con Permesso’; worn, and with a short tear at one edge of a horizontal fold, but complete. A scarcely recorded broadside with an anonymous poem …
Boston : Crosby and Nichols, 1864. Duodecimo, gilt-lettered green cloth (a little worn), lacking the front free endpaper, pp. 128, woodcut illustrations. Chapters on Malta, Albania, Iceland, Japan, Borneo, Esquimaux, Persia, Siam, Hindoostan, Russia, Turkey, Chili etc.
LUTHER, Martin (1483-1546)
Wie solche von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther Seel. Im Jahr Christi 1522 in unsere Teutsche Mutter-Sprach zu übersetzen angefangen, anno 1534 zu End gebracht, und Vor einigen Jahren bereits Mit den Summarien Herrn Johann Sauberti seel. auch mit dem Vielfältigen und Lehrreichen Nutzen, über alle Kapitel, des Herrn Salomon Glassens seel. ausgefertiget … Samt einer Vorrede …
A gentleman’s toilet stand measuring 835 x 475 x 395 mm, double hinged tray top above faux drawer, lockable drawer below, on square legs with central washpot shelf with ornamental designs. English, circa 1790. A fine quality mahogany cabinet for an English gentleman to attend to his toilet.
A fine quality side table 745 mm tall, 840 mm wide, 400 mm deep (when closed), with dual folding top to reveal a tea table and felt-topped card table, concealed card drawer behind gatefold leg, old label from the English Antique Dealer’s Association. A handsome and useful metamorphic table. Provenance (by repute): the collection of …
MEGGITT, J. C.
Cardiff : Western Mail and Echo Ltd, 1935. Octavo, lettered boards, pp. 80, illustrated. A series of articles reprinted from the Western Mail & South Wales News, including the Chinese of Penang and Singapore, fashion in the Straits, Hong Kong and Shanghai, farming in Japan etc. Folding map tipped-in at rear.
CAMPBELL, John Gregorson
Tales and traditions collected entirely from oral stories. Glasgow : James MacLehose and Sons, 1902. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, front free endpaper and conjoined leaf neatly detached, pp. xii; 314, a very good copy. From witchcraft and the evil eye to the “two sights,” ghosts and the supernatural denizens of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, …