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WOOD, Evelyn, Sir, General. The Crimea in 1854, and 1894. London. Chapman & Hall, 1895. First edition. 8vo. xii, 400p. With a portrait frontispiece of Captain William Peel, and a further 26 illustrations from sketches 'taken on the spot' by Colonel the Hon. W. J. Colville. Original publisher's red cloth, ruled and lettered in black and gilt. A trifle rubbed, edges foxed. Decorated endpapers, booksellers ticket of Henry Sotheran to FEP. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22163
WEBER, Henry. Metrical Romances of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Centuries: Published from Ancient Manuscripts, With an Introduction, Notes, and a Glossary. Edinburgh. Printed By George Ramsay and Company, For Archibald Constable and Co., 1810. First Edition. 8vo. Three volumes. [iii]-lxxxvii, [1], 381, [1]; [4], 451; [4], 459pp, [5]. Finely bound in contemporary diced calf, gilt, by H. Searson, Belfast, with his label to FEP of Vols II-III. Marbled endpapers and edges. A handsome set despite some surface wear to spine and boards, splitting to joints. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10467
TOMKINSON, [William]. The Diary of a Cavalry Officer in the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign 1809-1815. London. Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1895. Second edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 356pp. With a photogravure portrait frontispiece, a further two photogravure plates, and five folding maps. Original publisher's red cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, a trifle cocked, spine sunned. Later armorial bookplate of the Baron's Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to recto of FFEP, inked ownership inscription of of G. Robertson to verso of FFEP, leaves toned, first gathering ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22252
THOM, John Hamilton. Laws of life after the mind of christ. London. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1883. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 402pp. Contemporary crushed red morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Decorated endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17722
THOMAS, Lowell. The boy's life of colonel lawrence. London. Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., [1927]. First edition. 8vo. 285pp, [1]. With 31 illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black, decorated endpapers (maps of Mecca). Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, chipping to head and foot of sunned spine, lower joint split. Hinges exposed, free-endpapers working loose, book-label of the Cotton House Library to verso of FFEP, inked inscriptions and manuscript shelf-marks to recto of front blank fly leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22069
THEOCRITUS. Selecta quaedam theocriti idyllia. Recensiut, variorum notas adjecit suasque animadversiones, partim latine, partim anglice scriptas, immiscuit, thomas edwards, s.t.p.. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Cambridge]. Typis Academicis Excudebat J. Archdeacon, 1779. First edition. 8vo. [8], 388pp, [4]. With a leaf of errata and a final advertisement leaf. Parallel Latin and Greek texts followed by Latin and English notes. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Extremities a trifle marked and sunned. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, small hole to margin of leaf X8, light damp-staining to head of text block. Presentation copy, inked ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 14630
[TALES]. Tales for home reading. London and Edinburgh. William and Robert Chambers, 1869. 8vo. 224pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. FFEP torn away, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22121
SUMMERS, Montague. The werewolf. London. Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 307pp, [1]. With eight plates. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper (showing a price of 15s, net). Some browning to text block, and wear/browning to wrapper, especially at the extremities, and spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22014
SOUTHEY, Robert. The life of nelson. London. George Routledge & Sons, [s.d., c.1908] 8vo. 353pp, [1]. With numerous illustrations in the text by W. H. Overend. Bound by Relfe Brothers of London in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Prize binding of Market Harborough Grammar School, with their gilt supralibros to upper board. Rubbed and marked, spine sunned, chipping to lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 12535
SOUTHEY, Robert. The Life of Nelson. London. Printed for John Murray, 1813. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 253, [3]; viii, 280pp. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements to both volumes, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a plate of facsimile signatures to Vol. II. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed, spines a trifle sunned. Twentieth-century inked ownership inscription of Owen Goddard to FFEP of Vol. I, contemporary inked ownership inscriptions ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20890
[SCOTT, Walter]. Rob roy. Edinburgh. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Archibald Constable and Co., 1818. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. viii, 321, [1]; [4], 324; [4], 348pp. With half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to upper board of Vol. II, joints of Vol. III split. Inked ownership inscriptions of J. C. Herries to head of all titles, leaf A12 of Vol. II very nearly detached, lightly foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22189
[SCOTT, Walter]. The abbot. Edinburgh. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [2], iv, 348; [2], 352, [1]; [2], 367pp, [1]. Bound by Stephenson of Edinburgh in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, spines sunned. Inked ownership inscriptions of J. C. Herries to head of all titles, occasional spotting. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 22188
[SCOTT, Walter]. The monastery. A romance. Edinburgh. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], 331, [1]; [4], 333, [1]; [4], 351pp, [1]. With half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Occasional spotting. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 22187
[SCOTT, Walter]. The waverley album: containing fifty-one line engravings to illustrate The Novels and Tales of sir walter scott... London. Published for Charles Heath, [1854]. 12mo. [2], ii, iii, [1], 50 leaves. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further 50 engraved plates. Each plate is accompanied by single leaf bearing upon the recto side a quotation from the novel illustrated. Original publisher's dark brown cloth, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title, occasional spotting to plates. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22085