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COWARD, Noël. Point Valaine: A Play in Three Acts. New York. Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1935. First American edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 117pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth, lettered in black, printed paper dustwrapper. Rubbed and sunned, dustwrapper chipped and marked. Signed by Coward to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23091
BROWNING, Robert. The poetical works of Robert Browning. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 748; vii, [1], 786pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled brown half-morocco, marbled boards, A.E.G. Spines lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to both FEPs. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23115
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838. Nineteenth edition. 8vo. viii, 397pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, and additional engraved title page, and a further 11 engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf in later gilt-tooled brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, plates and engraved title page foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23113
VOSSIUS, Isaac. Isaaci Vossii observationum ad Pomp. Melam appendix. Accedit ejusdem ad tertias P. Simonii objectiones responsio. Subjungitur Pauli Colomesii ad Henricum Justellum epistola. Londini [i.e. London]. Prostant apud Robertum Scott, 1686. Quarto. [2], 136pp, [2]. With an errata leaf. Without the dedication leaf (a common occurrence according to ESTC). Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities lightly discoloured and a trifle marked. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19487
JOHNSTON, Jas[on]. Jamaica: the new riviera. London. Cassell and Company, 1903. First edition. Oblong quarto. 46pp, [8]. With 92 photographic illustrations and four final leaves of advertisements.Original publisher's green cloth-backed pictorial boards. Lightly rubbed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23109
CRUDEN, William. Nature Spiritualised, in a variety of poems. Containing Pious and Practical Observations on the works of nature, and the ordinary occurrences in life. London. Printed by J. and W. Oliver, 1766. First edition. 12mo. xiv, 295pp, [1]. Later gilt-tooled diced-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed, a trifle marked, loss to head and foot of spine. Recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, title page laid-down, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto, loss to head, very occasional closed tears to margins, final gathering protruding from text-block, loss to final leaf (just clipping text without loss of sense), ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19796
BARON, Robert. Metaphysica generalis... Londini [i.e. London]. Ex Officina J. Redmayne, [1657]. First London edition. 12mo. [12], 479pp, [1]. With two folded leaves of tables. Contemporary calf, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, upper joint split. Early inked ownership inscription of James Ellis to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19417
SURTEES, R.S.. Handley cross; or mr jorrocks's hunt. London.. Bradbury and Evans, 1854. First illustrated edition. viii, [2]. 550pp. With a duplicate 'preface' leaf bound in at front. Frontispiece and 16 hand-coloured plates by John Leech. A crisp bright copy, with slight wear to head and foot of spine. Some cracking to hinges. Bookplates of R.N.H. Moore Stevens and Robin Stephen Benson to front endpapers. Preserved in a cloth folding-box. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23048
TERENCE. Publii Terentii Afri comoediae, Phaedri fabulae Aesopiae, Publii Syri et aliorum veterum sententiae, ex recensione et cum notis Richardi Bentleii. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Canterbury]. Apud Cornelium Crownfield, 1726. Quarto. In two parts. [7], xxv, 444; [8], 87pp, [1]. With two engraved plates. The second part has a separate title page reading: 'Phaedri Augusti liberti fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque...Cantabrigiae apud Cornelium Crownfield'. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Recent book-label of Peter Allan Hansen to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to FFEP, minute worm-trail to gutter. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19153
NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris. A history of the royal navy, from the earliest times to the wars of the french revolution. London. Richard Bentley, 1847. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxv, [3], 469, [1]; viii, 534pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Titles in red and black. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Rubbed and sunned. Armorial bookplates of Tollemache to both FEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP of Vol. I. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20618
COOPER, J[ames] Fenimore. The history of the navy of the United States. London. Richard Bentley, 1839. First British edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxv, xii, 456; xii, 558pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and a trifle marked, spines sunned, corners bumped. Near contemporary inked gift inscriptions to FFEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21953