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New geographical tables. Exhibiting at one view all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, provinces, title, position, situation, extent, climates, boundaries, sub-divisions, square miles, cities, chief towns, coronation places, villages, ...

By Povoleri, Giovanni.

London: printed for, and sold by, the author, No. 12, Noel-street, Soho: sold also by T. Cadell, and P. Elmsly, in the Strand, 1775. Octavo. [xii], iii, [iii], 40, [442]pp. With a half-title and two final leaves of appendix. One of the front free endpapers detached. Contemporary calf. Spine ends chipped; corners worn. Volvelle of the Horary Circle by Barak Longmate (1738-1793), genealogist and heraldic engraver. Bookplate of Lord Walsingham on front pastedown. ESTC T113730. .


Ovid's Heroicall Epistles. Englished by W. S.

By Ovidius, P.N.

London: printed for William Gilbertson, at the signe of the Bible without Newgate in Gilt-spur-street, 1653. Octavo. [xvi], 190pp. A8-N8 [N8 blank]. The fourth edition. Edition statement from added engraved title-page. Later calf, gilt. Hinges worn. .


The life and death of Thomas, Lord Cromwell. By Mr. William Shakespear.

By Shakespeare, William.

London: printed for J. Tonson, and the rest of the proprietors; and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1734. Duodecimo. [xxii], 49, [i]pp. In this edition the title-page ornament is a bowl of fruit. This copy lacks the 22 pages of 'Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear. Written by Mr. Rowe'. Disbound. With one plate, the frontispiece by Louis Du Guernier. ESTC T54738. Made its first appearance in the Shakespeare canon in the Third Folio. .


Bernhardi Vareni Med. D. Descriptio regni Japoniæ et Siam. Item de Japoniorum religione & Siamensium. De diversis omnium gentium religionibus. Quibus, præmissâ dissertatione de variis rerum publicarum generibus, ...

By Varenius, Bernhardus.

Cantabrigiæ: ex officina Joan. Hayes, celeberrimæ Academiæ typographi. 1673. Impensis Samuelis Simpson Bibliopolæ Cantab. Octavo. [12], 292pp. Title-page in red-and-black. Divisional title page on leaf G8r: Appendix ad descriptionem Regni Japoniæ continet hæc. Divisional title page on leaf H5r: Descriptio regni Siam, per Iodocum Schoutenium, ... Divisional title page on leaf Q5r: Brevis informatio de diversis gentium religionibus. Nineteenth-century sheep over marbled boards, repaired. ESTC R3703; Wing V105. .


Ovid de Ponto. Containing foure books of elegies. Written by him in Tomos, a citie of Pontus, in the foure last yeares of his life, and so dyed there in the seaventh yeare of his banishment from Rome. Translated by W.S.

By Ovidius, P.N.

Printed at London: By T. Cotes, for Michael Sparke Iunior, dwelling at the blue Bible in Greene Arbor, 1640. Octavo. No pagination. [136]pp. A2, B8-I8, K2. The second edition. Calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. With a woodcut. From the library of Ormond G. Smith, of Street & Smith fame, with his bookplate. ESTC S113742; STC 18939. .


A Treatise of the Five Orders Of Columns in Architecture, viz. Tuscan, Doric, Ionic Corinthian and Composite, wherein The Proportions and Characters of the Members of their several Pedestals, Colums and Entablatures, are distinctly consider'd, ...

By Perrault, Claude.

London: printed by Benj. Motte. Sold by John Sturt, 1708. Folio. Two parts in one volume. First English edition. 2ff., xxipp., 2 engraved ff. of subscribers, 131pp., 2ff. Contemporary calf, rubbed. Engraved frontispiece, engraved title-page with vignette, engraved dedication with vignette, 6 engraved plates, 7 textual illustrations, 40 vignettes and 24 historiated initials, all by John Sturt. Colvin, p. 316; Fowler 248; Park 66; Harris 700; RIBA 2498; ESTC T114390. With two final leaves of errata and advertisements. First published in French: Paris: J. B. Coignard, 1683. .


Poems on several occasions: with Valentinian; a tragedy. To which is added, Advice to a painter.

By Wilmot, John, Earl of Rochester.

London: printed by H. Hills, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1710. Octavo. xiv, [ii], 167, [i]pp. 'Valentinian' has a separate title-page dated 1709. Contemporary tree calf, rebacked. ESTC T95236. .


Tenenda non tollenda, or The necessity of preserving tenures in capite and by knight-service, vvhich according to their first institution were, and are yet, a great part of the salus populi, and the safety and defence of the King, as well as of his People

By Philipps, Fabian.

London: printed by Thomas Leach, for the author, and are to be sold by Abel Roper at the sign of the Sun in Fleetstreet, 1660. Quarto. [xiv], 276pp. Preliminary leaf A1r numbered 1. Contemporary calf, repaired. Wing P2019; ESTC R16070. .


Love of fame, the universal passion. In seven characteristical satires.

By Young, Edward.

London: printed for J. Tonson, 1728. Octavo. [xii], 175, [i]pp. "Second edition corrected, and alter'd; "in fact the first collected London edition of the seven poems published as separate folios from 1725 to 1727. Contemporary calf, repaired. Foxon Y169; May, Pettit Collection, B39; Rothschild 2612; ESTC T113649. .


A treatise of midwifery, chiefly with regard to the operation. With several improvements in that art. To which is added, some cases, and descriptions, with plates of several new instruments both in midwifery and surgery.

By Pugh, Benjamin.

London: printed for J. Buckland, at the Buck, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1754. Octavo. xvi, 152pp. Contemporary calf, rebacked. With eleven plates. A.Y. Simpson bookplate on front pastedown, and a memorial one on the rear pastedown. ESTC T152311. .


Edwy and Edilda: a tale. In five parts.

By Whalley, Thomas Sedgwick.

London: printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1779. Octavo. [vi], 170pp. First edition. Contemporary sheep. ESTC N1240. .


Windsor, and its environs. Containing the curiosities of the town and palace, the Royal chapel of St. George, and the seats in the neigbourhood of Windsor. With a particular account of the ceremonies of the installation of the Knights of the Garter.

London: printed for Newbery and Carnan, at No. 65, the North Side of St. Paul's Church-Yard; and J. Blakeney, in Windsor, 1768. Duodecimo. [iv], 94, [ii]pp. First edition. With final leaf of addenda and errata. Below imprint in square brackets: price One Shilling. Nineteenth-century red morocco over marbled boards. With two frontispieces. ESTC T65422; Roscoe, A631 (1). With the armorial bookplate of Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk, Second Baronet, as well as his signature and acquisition date, August 1771, on title-page. ESTC records copies at the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the Bodleian, Harvard, McMaster, and Northwestern (the on-line catalogue does not record it). .


Joan. Scapulæ Lexicon Græco-Latinum, e probatis auctoribus locupletatum, cum indicibus, et Græco et Latino, auctis, et correctis.

By Scapula, Joannes.

Londini: impensis Iosuae Kirton, & Samuelis Thomson, 1652. Folio. 5ff., 1790 columns, [240], 62pp., 63-366 columns. Nineteenth-century diced calf, rebacked. Heavily gilt. ESTC R219189; Willems 706; Berghman 712; Ebert 20462; Copinger 4109; Rahir 703. .


Poetical meditations, being the improvement of some vacant hours; with a preface by the Reverend Mr. Bulkley of Colchester.

By Wolcott, Roger.

New London: Printed and Sold by L. Green, 1725. Octavo. [iv], lvi, I, 78, [iv - 1 of errata and 3 of advertisements]. Lacks half-title. First edition. Contemporary sheep. The first book of poetry printed in Connecticut and one of the earliest in North America. ESTC W28923; Evans 2722; Trumbull 1696; Johnson 207; Wegelin 465. .


The virgin vvidow. A comedie. Written by Fra. Quarles.

By Quarles, Francis.

London: printed for R. Royston at the Angel in Ivie-lane, 1656. Quarto. [iv], 63, [i]pp. Second edition. My copy has "vvidow." Twentieth-century calf, blind tooled. ESTC R10774; Wing Q119; Horden, J. Quarles, XXIX, 2; Greg II, 690(b). .


A catalogue of engravers, who have been born, or resided in England; digested by Mr. Horace Walpole from the Mss. of Mr. George Vertue; to which is added an Account of the life and works of the latter.

By Walpole, Horace.

London: printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1782. Octavo. [ii], 304, [vi]pp. With an index. Later half calf over marbled boards, repaired. With notes in the text, very much like Walpole would write in his books. However, these entries are not by Walpole. ESTC T63186..


The lives of the most famous English poets, or The honour of Parnassus; in a brief essay of the works and writings of above two hundred of them, from the time of K. William the Conqueror, to the reign of His present Majesty King James II.

By Winstanley, William.

London: printed by H. Clark, for Samuel Manship at the sign of the Black Bull in Cornhil, 1687. Octavo. [xxiv], 221, [iii]pp. A8, a4, B8-P8. The last leaf is blank. Contemporary calf, repaired. With an engraved frontispiece portrait signed: F.H. Van. Houe. sculp., lacking in this copy. ESTC R363; Wing W3065; Grolier, Wither to Prior 1004..


The antiquities of Palmyra. Containing the history of the city, and its emperors, from its foundation to the present time. With an appendix of critical observations on the names, religion, and government of the country.

By Seller, Abednego.

London: printed for S. Smith and B. Walford, printers to the Royal Society, at the Princes-Arms in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1696. Octavo. [xlviii], 382, [ii]pp. Dedication signed: Ab. Sellerus, i.e. Abednego Seller. Includes bibliographical references. With final errata leaf. Reversed calf. Large folding panorama (repaired) and double-page plate of coins. ESTC R2998; Wing S2448. .


Poems on several occasions. By the late Matthew Prior, Esq.

By Prior, Matthew.

London: printed for H. Lintot, and J. and R. Tonson, 1741. Duodecimo. [xxiv], 402, [vi]pp. Sixth edition. Contemporary morocco with lyre motif on both covers in gilt. With the armorial bookplate of John S. Newton (?). ESTC T75641. An attractive binding..


Ouids Tristia containinge fiue bookes of mournfull elegies which hee sweetly composed in the midst of his aduersitie, while hee liu'd in Tomos a cittie of Pontus where hee dyed after seauen yeares banishment from Rome. Translated into English by. W.S.

By Ovidius, P.N.

London: printed [by Thomas and Richard Cotes] for Fra: Groue and are to bee sould at his shopp on Snowe hill neere the Sarazens head, 1637. Octavo. No pagination. [130]pp. A6 (A1 + chi1), B8-H8, I2. Title-page engraved and signed: T: Cecill. sculp:. Leaves A2 and A3 are mis-signed A3 and A2 respectively. A1 contains "The explanation of the frontispiece," in verse. Calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. From the library of Ormond G. Smith, of Smith & Street Publications fame, with his bookplate. ESTC S113816; STC (2nd ed.), 18980. .


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