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[WIT'S MAGAZINE]. Wit, Humour, and Entertainment. Number II. [III., IV., and V.] (Price sixpence only) To be continued on the First Day of every Month, Of the wit's magazine; or, library of momus... London. Printed for Harrison and Co., 1784. 8vo. Four parts only. Without engraved plates (published with one to each issue). Original publisher's mauve printed wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, wrappers creased and worn, loss to spines, some chipping to edges, without lower wrapper of No. III., upper wrapper of No. IV detached. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21847
[SHERWOOD, Mrs. Mary Martha]. Waste not, want not. London. The Religious Tract Society, 1837. 12mo. 72pp. With numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Without spine panel, dust-soiled and a trifle chipped. Inked and pencilled ownership inscriptions to recto of FFEP and foot of p.70. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21894
[WALKS WITH MAMMA]. Walks with mamma; or, stories in words of one syllable. With engravings. London. Grant and Griffith, successors to John Harris, Corner of St. Paul's Chuchyard, [s.d., c.1843-50s] 12mo. 48pp. With eight large, hand-coloured vignette woodcuts. Stab stitched within original publisher's stiff orange paper wrappers. With a small contemporary printed label 'Sold by Forbes & Knibb, Booksellers, Southampton' to upper wrapper at foot. Slightly rubbed, short tears at head and foot of spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21356
HALLAM, Henry. View of the state of europe during the middle ages. London. John Murray, 1822. Third edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. In three volumes. [3], xix, [1], 549; [3]-viii, 483, [1]; vii, [1], 634pp. Without half-titles. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting green morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary armorial bookplates to FEPs, ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest Library - family seat of the Earls of Lovelace - to all FFEPs, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21766
RICKETTS, Charles. Unrecorded histories. London. Martin Secker, 1933. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 950 copies printed for sale in England and the United States of America. 138pp, [2]. With six full-page illustrations by the author. Original publisher's gilt-stamped tan buckram. Light shelf-wear, spine sunned. Internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21927
SHARE, Hamnet, Sir. Under great bear and southern cross: forty years afloat and ashore. London. Jarrolds Publishers Limited, 1932. First edition. 8vo. 299pp, [1]. With 47 black and white plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and bumped. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy: 'Admiral of the Fleet The Earl of Jellicoe. G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O. with the happiest recollections of ten years service, from his olf secretary and friend, the author Hamnet H. Share. 1932'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21944
MONTI, Vincenzo. Tragedie del cavaliere vincenzo monti. Firenze [i.e. Florence]. Presso Niccolo Conti, 1818. 12mo. 323pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's buff wrappers, housed within recent custom black cloth slip-case. Extremities worn and sunned. Inked ownership inscription to verso of upper wrapper, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19475
DRINKWATER, John. Tides. London. Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1917. First trade edition. 8vo. 54pp, [2]. Original publisher's red cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. A trifle rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso of half-title: 'To Lord Crewe from John Drinkwater'. With a loosely inserted note-card addressed to Lord Crewe, signed by the author, expressing the hope that the recipient will enjoy the work. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21473
[DOUGLAS, James?]. Three rucksacers abroad, 1891. [s.i.]. [s.n., [s.d., 1892?] Quarto. Typescript on paper. 16pp. Original limp roan, titled in gilt to upper board. Rebacked in later buckram. Presentation inscription, presumably by the author, to blank fly-leaf: 'J.W. Miller Esq. With kindest regards & happy recollections of our trip. July 11.92. Jas. Douglas' More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21502
[HURDIS, James]. The village curate, a poem. Bishopstone, Sussex. Printed at the Author's own press, and sold by J. Johnson, 1797. A new and improved edition (being the fourth). 8vo. [4], 136pp, [2]. Without one final publisher's advertisement leaf. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed. Lightly toned and spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20863
GOLDSMITH, [Oliver]. The vicar of wakefield. London. Printed by Sammells and Ritchie, 1792. 8vo. [4], 214pp. With six engraved plates after designs by Thomas Stothard. Contemporary gilt-ruled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription of Elizabeth Walker to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting, plates foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21762
HUGO, Victor. The toilers of the sea. (Abridged.). London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 8vo. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves. Original publisher's printed pictorial blue wrappers. Extremities spotted, lightly rubbed and dust-soiled. Leaves browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21265