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WALMSLEY, Leo. So many loves. London. Collins, 1944. First edition. 8vo. 320pp. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in blue. Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and heavily soiled. Occasional spotting. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso of half-title: 'For Reggie & Hilda with / love & all good wishes from / Leo Feb. 23rd 1944'. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 23728
NAZÁROFF, P. S.. Hunted Through Central Asia. Edinburgh and London. Wm. Blackwood & Sons Ltd., [1932]. First English edition, third impression. 8vo. x, [2], 331pp, [1]. With a frontispiece and a sketch map to front endpapers. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to half-title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23786
COOPER, Reverend Mr. [JOHNSON, Richard]. A new history of england. From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. On a Plan recommended by The Earl of Chesterfield... London. Printed for E. Newbery, 1791. Eighth edition. 12mo. xii, [1], 14-180pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further five engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards. Heavily rubbed and marked, without lettering-piece. Later ink ownership stamp of I. Tritton to FFEP, occasional slight chipping to margins, offsetting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21213
FISHER, George. The instructor; or, Young Man's Best Companion... London. Printed for Dean & Munday, [1822]. New edition. 12mo. vii, [2], 10-288p. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved plate (depicting an alphabet of round hand capitals), and several engraved diagrams in the text. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, inked ownership inscriptions to verso of frontispiece and title page, very occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23402
LOUDON, Mrs. [Jane]. Mrs. loudon's first book of botany. Being a plain and brief introduction to that science, for Schools and Young Persons. London. Bell & Daldy, 1870. New edition. 8vo. viii, 280pp. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary prize binding by Seton & Mackenzie, gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering piece, gilt supralibros of Edinburgh Collegiate School to upper board, marbled edges. Rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Prize plate, awarded to Alexander F. Tytler, to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22243
BELSHAW, Patrick. A Kind of Private Magic. [London]. Andre Deutsch, [1994]. First edition. 8vo. 240pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FFEP: 'For my good friends Mary and George Lowe, with whom I have been privileged to share a different kind of magic. Thank you for your interest and support. Best Wishes, Pat'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23621
SCOTT, Leader [i.e. BAXTER, Lucy]. The Castle of Vincigliata. Florence. Printed by G. Barbèra, 1897. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 304pp, [3]. With numerous photographic illustrations in the text, full-page photographic portraits of Louisa Temple Leader and John Temple Leader (Knight Commander of the Order of the Crown of Italy). Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges red. Rubbed, some chipping to joints. Upper hinge exposed, armorial bookplate of publisher Thomas Fisher Unwin (1848-1935) to FEP, FFEP detached. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23688
POUND, Ezra. Lavoro ed usura: Tre Saggi. Milano [i.e. Milan]. All'Insegna del Pesce d'Oro, [1954]. First edition thus. 8vo. Limited edition of 1,000 copies (this copy unnumbered). 99pp, [5]. Original publisher's soft covers. Lightly marked and sunned. From the library, though not identified as such, of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995). More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23631
[BENTLEY, William]. Halifax, and it's gibbet-law Placed in a true Light. Together With a Description of the town, the Nature of the Soil, the Temper and Disposition of the people, the Antiquity of its Customary Law, and the Reasonableness thereof...To which are added, The Unparallel'd Tragedies committed by Sir John Eland, of Eland, and his Grand Antagonists. Halifax. Printed by P. Darby, for John Bentley, [1761]. Third edition. 12mo. [4], 95pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. With a divisional title-page dated 1761: 'Revenge upon Revenge: or, an Historical Narrative of the Tragical Practices of Sir John Eland, of Eland...' Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, the slightest of rubbing to extremities. Pastedowns sprung, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of upper board, very slight paper flaw to text of verso of leaf N1 (p.70) - ... More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 14814
BESANT, Walter. Captain Cook. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1904. 8vo. vi, 191pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Hinges partially exposed, bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23616
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
LAWRENCE, T. E.. The letters of T. E. Lawrence. New York. Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1939. First American edition. 8vo. 896pp. With 16 halftone illustrations, seven linecuts, and four maps. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper spine panel sunned with some loss to head and foot, corners clipped. Leaves toned, ink-stamp of inspector of Army Air Forces, Lloyd E. Brown (not to be confused with Lloyd D. Brown) to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23378
SMITH, G. Elliot. Elephants and Ethnologists. London. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., 1924. First edition. Quarto. viii, 135pp, [1]. With a woodcut frontispiece, a further 52 plates, and nine illustrations in the text. Original publisher's navy cloth-backed drab paper boards. Extremities rubbed. Occasional pencilled annotations. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23385