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BOSWELL, James. Everybody's Boswell: Being a lIfe of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text and from the "Tour to the Hebrides". London. G. Bell and Sons, Limited, 1930. Large paper edition. 8vo. Limited edition, number 196 of 350 copies signed by the illustrator. xx, 607pp, [1]. With 54 engraved plates by Ernest H. Shepard, and a map of the Hebrides to rear endpapers. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23352
MEREDITH, Constance A. [compiler]. Whisperings from the great: An Autograph Birthday Album. London. Henry Frowde, 1906. Quarto. Unpaginated. Two calendar dates to a page with quotations opposite, both with red borders and fleur-de-lis decoration to corners. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, vellum boards, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corner's bumped. Marbled endpaper, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, partially completed, two charmingly naive watercolour illustrations pasted in. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23357
[DRYDEN, John]. JUVENAL. PERSIUS. The satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Translated into English verse By Mr. Dryden, And several Eminent Hands... London. Printed for J. Tonson, 1735. Sixth edition. 8vo. cxi, [1], 296pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 23 engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, joints split, loss to lettering-piece and head and foot of spine, later paper label reading 'Revesby Abbey bed rooms.' to upper board. Armorial bookplate of James Banks Stanhope to FEP (obscuring earlier armorial bookplate). More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23270
WARBURTON, John. London and Middlesex illustrated: By a true and explicit Account of the Names, References, Geneaology, and Coat Armour of the nobility, Principal merchants, And other Eminent families, Trading within The Precincts of this most opulent City and Country... London. Printed by C. and J. Ackers...For the Author, 1749. First edition. 8vo. [4], viii, 163pp, [1]. Later polished panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Title page browned. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 18790
HEMANS, Felicia. Moral and religious poems. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1850. First edition. 12mo. [3], vi-viii, 262pp. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Margaret Schuster to verso of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22207
[HEY, Rebecca]. Recollections of the lakes, and other poems. London. Tilt and Bogue, 1841. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 284pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, splitting to upper joint. Hinges partially exposed, ink-stamp of Mimpriss & Co., Cheltenham to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22217
SPARLING, H. Halliday. The Kelmscott Press and William Morris. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], With a photographic frontispiece and a further 16 photographic plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece, dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper spotted, chipped, and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23373
LIVY. T. livii patavini historiarum libri, qui supersunt omnes et deperditorum fragmenta... Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Impensis D. A. Talboys, 1840. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting red and brown morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to FFEPs. Bound for Richard Laurence Pemberton of Hawthorn Tower, County Durham, with his gilt supralibros to boards, armorial bookplates to all FEPs, and inked ownership inscriptions to verso of all FFEPs. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23393
ANDERSON, James, Rev.. Ladies of the reformation. Memoirs of distinguished female characters, belonging to the period of the reformation in the sixteenth century. London. Blackie and Son, 1855. First edition. 8vo. xvi, [4], 715, [1], 8pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, numerous illustrations in the text, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's black cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, speckled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mary Anne Birkbeck to head of half-title, foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22581
HOYLAND, Francis. Poems and translations. London. Printed for W. Bristow, 1763. First edition. Quarto. [2], 54pp. With an advertisement leaf (misbound after title). Recent brown paper wrappers. Extremities lightly rubbed. Foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22134
OLIPHANT, [Margaret], Mrs.. The Makers of Venice: doges, conquerors, painters, and men of letters. London. Macmillan and Co., 1887. First edition. 8vo. xii, 390pp. With a portrait frontispiece, 25 plates, and 21 illustrations in the text by R. R. Holmes. Bound by Riviere in contemporary brown morocco, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Light shelf-wear, spine sunned. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23213
RICHARDS, Vyvyan. T. E. Lawrence. London. Duckworth, [1949]. 8vo. 144pp. With a wood engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper worn and marked, substantial loss, naive clear tape repairs. Inked ownership inscription of R.A.F. Wing Commander Reginald Sims to recto of FFEP. Sims and Lawrence had been friends, having met in Iraq and bonded over a shared love of photography. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23370
GIBBONS, Stella. The priestess And Other Poems. London. Longmans, Green and Co., 1934. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 38pp, [2]. Original publisher's blue wrappers, lettered in black. Extremities sunned, marked, and lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21743
[BRONTË, Charlotte]. BELL, Currer. Jane eyre. An autobiography. Glasgow. The Grand Colosseum Warehouse Co., [s.d., c.1895] 8vo. [4], 412pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Decorated endpapers, leaves browned, slight loss to FFEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to verso, some chipping to title page fore-edge More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21663
HOOD, Thomas. The poetical works. London. E. Moxon, Son, & Co., [s.d., c.1872] 8vo. xxxi, [1], 400, 12pp. With and engraved portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, a further five engraved plates, and six final leaves of publisher's advertisements dated 1872. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in black and gilt, A.E.G. Rubbed and a trifle marked. Lightly spotted. Landscape pencil sketch to verso of frontispiece with pencilled note: 'Drawn by Mary in bed & very sleepy. 1875'. Pencilled ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18765