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YOUNG, William. The spirit of athens, being a political and philosophical investigation of the history of that republic. London. Printed for J. Robson, 1777. First edition. 8vo. x, [1], 296pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed, some surface loss to lower board, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplate to FEP, ownership inscription of 'Tho. Cook' to same, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Ad amicum suum J. Royds D.D. / W. Young', final two ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15274
WOOD, Edward J.. The wedding day in all ages and countries. London. Richard Bentley, 1869. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. x, 241, [1]; viii, 268pp. Original publisher's red cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. Extremities dust-soiled, spines discoloured, corners bumped. Inked ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, light damp-staining to upper margins of Vol. I, two leaves of Vol. II detached, spotted. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21776
WISE, John R.. The New Forest. London. Gibbings and Co., Limited, 1895. Fifth edition. 8vo. xvi, 336pp. With an engraved frontispiece, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and two maps. Original publisher's dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Later inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21996
WILLOUGHBY AUCTIONEERS. Catalogue of the Household Effects...Which will be sold by Auction, by Willoughby & Son. Gravesend. Smither Brothers, [1885]. 8vo. 12pp. In the original stamped wrappers. Wrappers a bit dusty, traces of horizontal fold, else a remarkably preserved copy. With additional (partly related) loose manuscript material: auctioneer's expenses receipt to the consigner, another two for purchase of specific lots, receipt (with revenue stamp) for tombstone in Gravesend Cemetery by William Wilks, Mason, and a short manuscript inventory. All lots priced in black-brown ink. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20099
WHITAKER, Thomas Dunham, Rev.. An account of the parish of cartmell. London. Printed by and for Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1818. First separate edition. Folio. [2], 10pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further six engraved plates. Bound by Carss of Glasgow in contemporary gilt-stamped brick-red morocco. Extremities rubbed and soiled. Armorial bookplate of Robert Harington to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21867
WESTGARTH, William. Victoria and the australian gold mines in 1857; with notes on the overland route from australia, via suez. London. Smith, Elder, and Co., 1857. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 466, [2], 16pp. With three engraved maps (two folding), and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Light offsetting, else internally immaculate, a fine copy. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17552
WARNER, Richard. An illustration of the Roman Antiquities discovered at Bath. Bath. Printed by W. Meyler, 1797. First edition. Quarto. [4], xxvi, 85pp, [1]. With 14 woodcut plates of antiquities. Uncut in early vellum backed marbled boards. Discolouration and light rubbing to extremities. Remnant of library label and some loss to FEP, ownership inscription and library stamp to title, slight marginal loss to bottom corner of B3, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13895
WALKER, Thomas. The original. London. Henry Renshaw, 1836. Second edition. 8vo. iv, 444pp. Contemporary half-calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled paper boards, morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20027
WALKER, George. Essays on various subjects...To which is prefixed a life of the author. London. Printed for J. Johnson, 1809. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [4], ccxviii, [2], 158; [4], 363pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities worn, surface loss to spines, joints split, inked ownership inscriptions to head of upper boards. Lightly spotted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 18482
VOLTAIRE. The history of charles the twelfth, king of sweden. London. Printed and published by J. F. Dove, [s.d., c.1800] 12mo. 311pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf. A trifle rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21574
VERTOT, [Rene Aubert de]. Histoire des revolutions de suede... Paris. Chez Durand de Sugeres, 1778. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 8vo. In two volumes. [16], 401, [5]; [4], 362pp. With a half-title to Vol. II. Contemporary speckled calf, ruled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, paper repair to verso of Vol. I FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21631
TWISS, Travers. The oregon question examined, in respect to facts and the law of nations. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. First edition. 8vo. ix, [3], 391, [3], 32pp advertisements. With two folding maps, one hand-coloured in outline, and a terminal errata leaf. Original publisher's blind-decorated green cloth, titled in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, small chip to fore-edge of lower board, else a fine copy. Occasional spotting/marking, else clean and crisp. From library of John Scott, 3rd Earl of Eldon with his armorial bookplate to verso of ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14679