• The Prophetess;

    The Prophetess - 1758 printed; The Anatomist or Sham-Doctor- printed 1735; The Loves of Mars & Venus- printed 1743; The Humours of Elections- printed 1737; The Fair Circassian - 1743; Jealous Lovers - 1753; Virtue Betray'd or Anna Bullen & A Wife Well Manag'd: A Farce - printing of 1737.
    AU $350.00
    Language: French
    AU $14.00 postage
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  • .RARE 1790 2ND EDITION “THE VOYAGE OF GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO BOTANY BAY” LARGE BOOK

    All plates are missing, but in saying that its a rare book, very much sort after by collectors of early Australiana. All pages appear to be present apart from the book plates, internally foxing throughout in varying degrees but generally in good condition.
    AU $1,999.00
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  • EDINBURGH MAGAZINE 1780 x 17 Issues Bound Volume, Scarce. *ORIGINAL*

    The issue are not complete for the year, but cover a substantial chunk 1780. 24 January.
    AU $350.00
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  • The Expedition against Rochefort fully stated and considered by T. Potter MP.

    In a letter to the Right Honourable the Author of the Candid Reflections on the Report of the General Officers, &c. By a Country Gentleman. A good sound copy.
    AU $30.00
    Subject: History
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    Language: EnglishBinding: Brochure/Pamphlet
  • The Comical Works of Don Francisco de Quevedo

    1709, Second edition. Containing, I. The Life of Paul, the Spanish Sharper. The Retentive Knight. The Dog and the Fever. A Treatise of all Things. Translated from the Spanish.
    AU $95.00
    Author: Francisco de Quevedo
    AU $14.00 postage
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  • Antiquarian NATURAL HISTORY by Count De Buffon,9 Vols,London 1785,Hobart Town.

    NATURAL HISTORY. General and Particular by The Count De Buffon.Translated into English. illustrated with above 300 Copper-plates. published by W.Strahan & T.Cadell,London,MDCCLXXXV.1785,Second edition,assuming the first edition was in French.
    AU $1,530.00
    Subject: Natural History
    Was: Previous priceAU $1,800.00
    Language: English
    AU $68.00 postage
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  • 1735 Daemonologia Sacra or a Treatise of Satan's Temptations,Richard Gilpin

    Daemonologia Sacra or a Treatise of Satan's Temptations. (This copy is spelt as 'Demonlogia Sacra or a Treatise of Satan's Temptations' ). Original and rare 1735 copy.
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  • ANNUAL REGISTER HISTORY POLITICS & LITERATURE FOR THE YEAR 1783

    See photos for accurate condition of book.
    AU $240.00
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  • Thoughts of Cicero 1750

    AU $250.00
    Subject: History
    AU $14.00 postage
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  • Ocellus Lucanus

    AU $200.00
    Language: French
    AU $14.00 postage
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  • Rare Books: "Album Weeds; or, How to Detect Forged Stamps" Vol. 1 & 2, 1906

    Publisher: London: Stanley Gibbons Limited, 1906. Rare Antique Books PICK UP IS AVAILABLE FROM GLEN HUNTLY, VIC.
    AU $279.00
    Subject: ReferenceRegion: EuropeLanguage: Latin
  • Trial of Katharine Nairn & Patrick Ogilvie for Incest & Murder 1765 at Edinburgh

    Katharine Nairn and Patrick Ogilvie were involved in a sort of eighteenth-century soap opera. Nairn was married to Thomas Ogilvie, a man twice her age. Thomas was poisoned and died. Her testimony is suspect because Alexander was in line to inherit the estate if both his brothers died childless, and her report was entirely damning.
    AU $250.00
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  • 1778 1st ed Voyages of Captain James Cook Australia New Zealand Hawaii Pacific

    The third Pacific voyage, which began in 1776, took Cook and his crew around New Zealand and Hawaii. First French edition. Year Printed 1778. Voyage dans l'hémisphère austral, et autour du monde, fait sur les vaisseaux de roi l'Aventure & la Résolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774, & 1775.
    AU $1,733.88
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  • 1714, Eleven Sermons for Special Occasions by Reverend John Piggott *RARE*

    Together with Mr Pilkingtons Recantation of the Errors of the Roman Church as twas published by Mr Piggott. Rare 1714 edition. See photos for a list of the sermons contained in book.
    AU $380.00
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  • 1753 An Account Of The Life And Travels of John Fothergill First Edition Scarce

    John Fothergill. A scarce work detailing the lift and missions of Quaker preacher and missionary, John Fothergill. The work was completed by Fothergill shortly before his death with the intention to be published afterwards.
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  • Histoire de Charles XII. Roi de Suede. Avec anecdotes sur le Czar Pierre Premier

    Hardcover, sm 8vo., old calf stamped in gilt on spine, raised bands. marbled endpapers, title page printed in red & black.
    AU $100.00
    Subject: History
    AU $8.55 postage
    Author: VoltaireLanguage: French
  • The Reverie: or A Flight to the Paradise of Fools.

    8vo's, full calf, raised bands, Vol. [1] 286 pp.
    AU $295.00
    Language: EnglishBinding: Leather
  • Rapin's History of England Vol.1 Circa 1743 Very Large Leather Bound Volume

    Author: Rapin De Thoyras. Year Published: 1743. Page are very good quality and in great condition. It looks like it was professionally rebound at a later date with very strong and thick boards. Binding: Leather, raised bands.
    AU $850.00
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  • The New complete History,and Survey of the Cities of London Westminster Pub 1785

    [P ublisher: Alexander Hogg c. 1785. , London] First Edition Edition : First edition.,On pages 530 - 531 there is a list of Lord Mayors from 1189 - 1785. Marbled pages and front and back An important account of London with engravings of many historical scenes, portraits, bridges, churches, and buildings; plus a plan of London.
    AU $1,000.00
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    Language: English
  • 1711,The History of Old & New Testament Sacred Scripture,Dr Horneck,234 Etchings

    Published 1711 - London -. Including 234 full page engravings.
    AU $599.00
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  • The Reverie: or A Flight to the Paradise of Fools. In 2 Volumes

    AU $295.00
    Language: English
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  • 1791 RARE Scottish Holy Bible Edinburgh Scotland Kerr Complete

    Th -century Scottish Holy Bible printed by Kerr. Edinburgh : Printed by Mark and Charles Kerr, His Majesty's Printers, MDCCXCI. Year Printed 1791. Publisher Mark and Charles Kerr, His Majesty's Printers.
    AU $762.90
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  • Julie: ou Hereux Repentir, d'Anecdote Historique(1768) Lucille: etc.

    8vo, calf with expertly re-inforced leather spine, marbled endpapers, one corner scuffed but a firm clean copy of an early work in French. Engraved frontis and title vignettes. pp63; pp156; pp80.
    AU $395.00
    Language: French
    AU $8.55 postage
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  • 1707 John Locke A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistles of St Paul Essay First Ed

    A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle of St Paul to the Romans (1707, First Edition). A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle of St Paul to the Ephesians (1707, First Edition). A Paraphrase and Notes on the First Epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians (1706, First Edition).
    AU $6,118.64
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  • Rare antique old Leather book 1775 Science Fiction Novel spaceman alien Mercury

    Published in Paris in 1775. Year Printed 1775. bunch of old Stuff for lots of great books and more. Topic Science Fiction. Binding leather. Subject Literature & Fiction. text is in French. ouvrage ,physique, chymique, politique et moral, Dedie aux Savans.
    AU $1,352.42
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    Binding: Leather
  • lot of 3 rare antique old little leather books Homer 1787 1788 French language

    Paris during the year MDCCLXXXVII (1787 - 3rd edition). Leather binding. Gilded pages’ edges. Text in french. Paris during the year MDCCLXXXVIII (1788 - 2nd edition)., 294 pages. Year Printed 1788.
    AU $904.60
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    Region: EuropeBinding: Leather
  • SHORT ACCOUNT METHODS FOUNDATION OF THE PIERS OF WESTMINSTER BRIDGE 1739 U312

    Printed by A. Parker in 1739. We do not accept international money orders or US checks. Bank Details Condition: Very good, very clean and nice. Binding: Rebound in half leather cloth, new end paper.
    AU $1,000.00
    Subject: HistoryRegion: Australia, OceaniaLanguage: English
  • 1755 2Vol Scarce A Select Collection Original Letters Eminent Persons Duncombe

    John Duncombe, Editor. A scarce first edition set of collected letters. Scarce, the only edition. This set contains letters by Sir Francis Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Philip Sidney and many more.
    AU $697.11
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF PEREGRINE PICKLE by Tobias George Smolett 1784 - 4 volumes

    TITLE: The adventures of Peregrine Pickle. AUTHOR: Tobias George Smollett. Author Tobias George Smollett. DATE: 1784. Year Printed 1784. Each with a frontispiece engraving. CONDITION NOTES: VERY GOOD.
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  • 1719 1ed Careri Voyage Around the World Illustrated PERSIA Iran Shah Archaeology

    A Paris : Chez Etienne Ganeau, 1719. First edition. Year Printed 1719. Special Attributes Illustrated. Very Safe. Special Attributes 1st Edition. Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm). Language: French.
    AU $553.45
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    Subject: Exploration & TravelRegion: Middle EastLanguage: French
  • antique old leather small book The Works of Virgil 1790 J Dodsley London edition

    Publisher J Dodsley, Pall Mall. printed for J. Dodsley, In Pall-Mall. London, 1790. The Works of Virgil, in English Verse. The Aeneid translated by the Rev. Mr. Christopher Pitt, The Eclogues and Georgics by the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton.
    AU $137.32
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    AU $33.12 postage
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  • 1717 Paradise Retriev'd. Managing and Improving Fruit Trees S Collins Scarce 1st

    The title page states that this work is contrary to the views of 'Mr Lawrence and Others Upon Gardening'. It is very possible that the writing Collins is contrasting is Rev John Lawrence's The Clergy-Man's Recreation: Shewing the pleasure and profit of the Art of gardening from 1714.
    AU $4,107.42
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  • 1770 The Adventurer Volume The Second New Edition Dr Johnson John Hawkesworth

    John Hawkesworth (Editor). The Adventurer included contributions from many, with John Hawesworth and Samuel Johnson as forerunners. The Adventurer was a bi-weekly newspaper undertaken after the conclusion of its successful predecessor The Rambler.
    AU $154.96
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  • 1795 The History of Sandford and Merton Intended for Children 3 Volumes in 1

    Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. In a cloth binding. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with a few instances of foxing. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
    AU $221.41
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    Subject: Children'sLanguage: EnglishBinding: Cloth
  • 1780 Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton Francis Blackburne Scarce First Edition

    Francis Blackburne. A scarce first and only edition of Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton by Francis Blackburne. Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton. To which are added, Milton's Tractate of Education and Aeropagitica.
    AU $1,650.25
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    Language: EnglishBinding: Cloth
  • 1722 Daniel Defoe Moll Flanders The Fortunes and Misfortunes Rare First Edition

    Though the work was originally published as if it were an autobiography, it was attributed to Defoe after his death. One of Defoe's most famous works, second only to Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders is a first-person picaresque novel purportedly written by the heroine herself.
    AU $43,369.78
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  • 1748 Demosthenous Logoi DEMOSTHENES John TAYLOR

    Demosthenous Logoi. He henceforth was known as Demosthenes Taylor.". John Taylor. John Taylor, 1704 – 1766, was English classical scholar. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. Poor - Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete.
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    Subject: HistoryLanguage: LatinBinding: Leather
  • 1709 6vol Tonson Shakespear First Edition after the Folio Editions Scarce N Rowe

    Jacob Tonson : London. William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe. Rowe basing his edition on the Fourth Folio paved the way for eighteenth century editors of Shakespeare, as subsequently they tended to use the Fourth Folio as their basis.
    AU $40,309.24
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    Author: William ShakespeareLanguage: EnglishBinding: Leather
  • 1743 THE CHACE Somervile Early HUNTING poem LEATHER

    After his father's death in 1705 he lived on his estate, devoting himself especially to field sports, which supplied the subjects of his best-known poems. In a full calf binding. The rear hinge is strained but holding.
    AU $231.89
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  • New listing1790 Of London Second Edition Thomas Pennant Scarce Illustrated Historical

    Thomas Pennant. Thomas Pennant was a Welsh naturalist, traveller and antiquarian. He wrote several books on Zoology and other scientific discoveries in that field. He also wrote many popular travelogues.
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  • New listing1731-1732 3vol Miscellanies The First Second and Third Volume Swift Pope Gay

    Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope and John Gay. In calf bindings. Slight cracking to one front joint. Internally, generally firmly bound. One preliminary page is missing. Bright with occasional spots, marks and tidemarks.
    AU $775.81
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  • New listingc1723 Aesop's Fables Samuel Croxall Illustrated

    Samuel Croxall was an Anglican churchman, writer and translator, particularly noted for this translation of Aesop's Fables. It is told in an easy colloquial style and followed by 'instructive applications'.
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  • 1793 The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book T Sheraton First Edition

    Thomas Sheraton was the most powerful source of inspiration behind the furniture of the late 18th century and this work explains a lot of the thought behind his designs. He was one of the 'big three' English furniture designers of this century, alongside Chippendale and Hepplewhite.
    AU $2,008.77
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    Language: EnglishBinding: Leather
  • 1726 1ed Ker Scottish SPY Jacobite Rebellion Scotland Louisiana Mississippi MAP

    John Ker (1673 – 1726) was a Scottish spy during the Jacobite risings. John Ker (8 August 1673 – 8 July 1726) was a Scottish spy during the Jacobite risings. Although in his own opinion Ker materially assisted in placing George I on the English throne, his services were unrewarded, owing, he would have us believe, to the incorruptibility of his character.
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  • 1782-88 6vol Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon First and early

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire traces the trajectory of Western civilisation from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium and therefore spans a nearly 1500 year period from 98 to 1590 of the Roman Empire.
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  • New listing1710-11 3vols The Works of Abraham Cowley English Poetry Illustrated

    The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Mr Abraham Cowley. Illustrated,Leather Binding. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich and then in Bristol. Throughout his career he inspired many to love literature, history and music.
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    Language: EnglishBinding: Leather
  • 1789 Life & Voyages of Captain James Cook Australia New Zealand Hawaii Kippis

    This 1789 French edition of ‘Life of Captain Cook’ was translted out of Kippis’s original English by Castera. KIPPIS, Andrew. The third Pacific voyage, which began in 1776, took Cook and his crew around New Zealand and Hawaii.
    AU $692.16
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    Subject: Exploration & TravelLanguage: FrenchBinding: Hardcover
  • 1774 4vol The Works of Charles Churchill Illustrated Fifth Edition Poetry Satire

    Charles Churchill. John Churchill : London. Churchill wrote satires on a range of subjects. The fifth edition. Early Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding,Rebound. In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to spines and board edges.
    AU $1,081.86
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