Cotman, John Sell: Engravings of Sepulchral Brasses in Norfolk and Suffolk, tending to illustrate the ecclesiastical military and civil costume, as well as to preserve memorials of ancient families in that county [...]. Second edition. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1839. Second edition. 2 vols. Folio, pp. xxvi, 67, [i]; [iv], 31, [i] + 171 plates as called for, some folding. Includes hand-coloured frontispiece. Very occasional light foxing, slight faint smudging to title pages, a few folded plates just starting to split a little along their folds but generally in good order. Half olive green morocco, green and gold marbled paper-covered boards and matching endpapers, gilt spines, t.e.g. and others uncut. Spines a little faded, rubbed, a few small scrapes, edges worn, inner hinges inconspicuously reinforced with green tape. Bookplate of Adrian Bullock dated 1986 to front and back paste-down of each volume. An illustrated study and record of East Anglian brasses. John Sell Cotman (1782-1842) was a portrait and landscape painter of some fame and a prominent member of the Norwich School. He also made etchings on antiquarian subjects, focussing his attentions on the Norwich area where he worked as a drawing-master for nearly 30 years. Ref: 46387show full image..
Coureas, Nicholas & Schabel, Christopher, eds.: The Cartulary of the Cathedral of Holy Wisdom of Nicosia. Nicosia: Cyprus Research Centre, 1997. First edition. Large 8vo., pp. 347. Hardback, gilt title to spine and upper board, light dusting to edges, almost fine. Cream dust-jacket, spine faintly sunned, a little shelf wear, very good. Gift inscription from Coureas to Prof. Averil Cameron to fly-leaf. Texts and Studies in the History of Cyprus, XXV. Ref: 52122
Cowley, Abraham: The Works of Mr. Abraham Cowley. In two volumes... The eleventh edition. [With:] Volume the Second. [And:] The third and Last Volume... The ninth edition. London: Printed for J. Tonson; Charles Harper, 1710; 1711. 3 vols., 8vo., pp. [iv], LXXVIII, [viii], 392 + engraved portrait frontispiece and 17 engraved plates (of which 13 are portraits); [ii], -894, [ii] + engraved frontispiece and 9 engraved plates (of which 6 are portraits); [xxii], 495, [ix] + engraved frontispiece and another 4 engraved plates. Lightly browned, a little minor spotting. Contemporary calf, plain spines with red morocco labels, boards bordered in blind, edges sprinkled red, rubbed at extremities, neatly conserved by Chris Weston replacing original labels, f.f.e.p. removed from first vol. Early ink ownership inscription "Anne Pitt" on front flyleaf of vols. 2 & 3; large amorial bookplate of "John Borthwick / CROOKSTON" on versos of title-pages. The first volume contains the major poems and several essays, while the second volume reprints Cowley's juvenilia and university plays. ESTC T133366; T133364. Ref: 36434
Creuzer, Georg Friedrich: (Mone, Franz Joseph, contin.:) Symbolik und Mythologie der alten Volker. Besonders der Griechen. (with) Geschichte des Heidenthums im Nordlichen Europa. Hildesheim; Vaduz: Georg Olms; A. R. Gantner, 1990. Facsimile reprints of 1836-1843 (vols. I-IV) and 1822-23 (vols. V-VI) editions. 8vo., pp. xvi, 575 + plates and maps; 697 (incl. plates); 850 + plates and maps; 900; xxiv, 479 + plates and maps; xvi, 606 + plates. Red cloth, black label to spine, gilt lettering to spine and upper board, minor dustiness and trivial signs of wear including a couple of small marks to spine of vol. IV, still very good indeed. No dust-jackets as issued. With Franz Joseph Mone's "Geschichte des Heidenthums" included as a two-volume continuation of Creuzer's work. Ref: 46654
Croston, James: A History of the Ancient Hall of Samlesbury in Lancashire, with an Account of its Earlier Possessors and Particulars Relating to the More Recent Descent of the Manor. London: printed by Whittingham and Wilkins at the Chiswick Press, 1871. Folio (385 x 280mm), pp. x, [ii], 274 + 1 folding facsimile indenture, 3 folding pedigrees, 1 ground plan and 2 further engraved plates. Title page in red and black, further engravings in the text. Sporadic foxing with the endpapers and the 2 engraved plates most affected. Dark green textured morocco, gilt spine, ornate borders and dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Endcaps a little worn, some scrapes and marks to boards including some ink blots to upper board. A very good copy. One of 'Two Hundred copies privately printed for Presents only'. Ref: 51264
Crucius, Jacobus: Epistolarum Libri IV. Cum Duplici Indice. Delphis [Delft]: ex officina Johannes Andreae Kloeting, 1633. First edition. 8vo., pp.[xvi], 606, [xxvi]. Woodcut initials. F.f.e.p. and following blank both with top fore-edge corner excised, title page a bit grubby, some light foxing to blanks front and rear. Contemporary vellum, title inked to spine, yapp edges. Vellum darkened, quite heavily marked especially to spine but entirely sound. Inscription to f.f.e.p. reading, 'Antonius [surname obscured], Coll. Reg. Oxon. ex dono Guliolmi Preston, 1743'. Crucius also published under the name Mercurius Batavus. This collection of letters was intended as instructional literature, imitating Ciceronian style and delivering moral and religious ideals alongside regular communication. To that end, many of the letters given earlier dates were actually written later to be included in the book, rather than sent. Ref: 49124
Curtius Rufus, Quintus: (Lemaire, N.E., ed.:) De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni Libri Superstites. Codices Parisinos Recensitus cum varietate lectionum supplementis Jo. Freinshemii et selectis schmiederi variorumque commentaris quibus notas excursus mappasque et et indices addidit [vols. I & II]; cum itinerario Alexandri et Julio Valerio Aesopi Gr Parisiis [Paris]: Colligebat Nicolaus Eligius Lemaire, 1822; 1823; 1824. 3 vols. 8vo., pp. [vi], lii, 348, [ii]; [vi], 492; [vi], iv, 724 + 11 plates of maps, plans and facsimiles, most folding. Sporadic foxing particularly on and near plates, some toning towards front and rear, first plate in vol. III a little torn at gutter. Recent quarter black library cloth, gilt titles to spines, marbled paper boards, edges sprinkled red. Spines fractionally sunned, a little dusty but very good indeed. Several library inkstamps of Bibliotheek Aloysuis-college, 'S-Gravenhage to preliminary blanks and title pages of each volume. Part of the series Bibliotheca classica Latina. Ref: 48605
D'Aubigné, J. H. Merle: History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century. Religious Tract Society, London, n.d. (c.1855). Revised edition. 4 vols. in 1, 8vo., pp. xvi, 675, scattered light foxing to the preliminaries, bound in original purple cloth gilt by Westleys and Co., yellow endpapers, gilt device to front board, small worm hole to spine between first and second compartment, rubbed, corners bumped. Ref: 25378show full image..
D'Avray, D.L.: Death and the Prince. Memorial Preaching Before 1350. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. First edition. 8vo., pp. xii, 315. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, light spotting to top edge, very good. Dust-jacket, some shelf wear, very good. Author inscription to Jonathan Riley-Smith to ffep, Riley-Smith bookplate to front paste-down. Ref: 51932
D'Ewes, Sir Simonds: A Compleat Journal of the Votes, Speeches and Debates Both of the House of Lords and House of Commons Throughout the Whole Reign of Queen Elizabeth of Glorious Memory. Scholarly Resources Inc, n.d. [c.1970]. Facsimile copy of the 1693 edition. Folio, cream cloth with red lettering to spine, cloth lightly dust soiled, a few pencil notes, very good. Small booklabel of Wallace T. MacCaffrey to front pastedown. Ref: 28433show full image..