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STOW, John. HOWES, Edmund. Annales, or, a generall Chronicle of england. Londini [i.e. London]. Impensis Richardi Meighen, 1631 [i.e. 1632] Quarto. [20], 537, 540-819, 819-891, p.890, 900-901, 991-1014, 1003-1050, [2], 1057-1062, [4], 1063-1087pp, [29]. Without terminal blank leaf. Title in elaborate woodcut border. Contemporary speckled calf, later expertly rebacked to style, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn. Later armorial bookplate of John William Pease to FEP, recent bookplate of G. E. Selby to recto of FFEP, ownership inscription 'C. L. Eastwick / 17 Nov 1933' ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14587
BELSHAM, W[illiam]. Memoirs of the reign of King George III... London. Printed for G. G. And J. Robinson, 1796. Third edition. In four volumes. ESTC T105290.

[Bound uniformly with:] ...Volumes V-VI. With half-titles to each volume. London. Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, 1801.

[And:] BELSHAM, W[illiam]. History of great britain, from the revolution to the accession of the house of hanover. London. Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, 1798. First edition. In two volumes. ESTC T105264.

[And:]. BELSHAM, W[illiam]. Memoirs of the kings of great ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 13532
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
SCHUTZE, [Johann Stephan]. Taschenbuch fur das jahr 1823. Der Liebe und Freundschaft gewidmet. Frankfurt am Main. Friedrich Wilmans, [1823]. 16mo. [4], 32, 288pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and engraved title page, and a further 17 finely executed engraved plates; 12 of which curiously only occupy half of a page. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, offsetting to title. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20389
[RANDS, William Brighty]. Lilliput levee: Poems of childhood, child-fancy, and child-like moods. London. Strahan & Co., 1868. 8vo. viii, 209, [1], 6pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 11 engraved plates after designs by J. E. Millais, C. Green, G. J. Pinwell, and B. Bradley, and three final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, richly stamped in black and gilt. Hinges exposed, plates toned, very occasional light spotting.

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£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21715
[CLARKE, Henry]. The school candidates, a prosaic burlesque: occasioned by the late election of a schoolmaster, at the village of boudinnoir. Utopia [i.e. Manchester]. [s.n.], 1788. First edition. 12mo. [2], 103pp, [3]. Without half-title. With an engraved folding plate: 'Bragmardo & Epistomen's aerial Voyage to Boudinnoir', and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, splitting to joints, spine cracked. Hinges exposed, loss and tearing to laid-down frontispiece, manuscript extract from a verse by Butler to verso of rear blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 19150
[SONGS]. Songs of heaven. Birmingham. Printed for Thomas Groom, Islington-Row, By J. Allen, Cannon-Street, [s.d., c.1840s-50s] 16mo?. 32pp. With an engraved frontispiece of a harp. A handsome copy, sewn within the original pink and gold decorated wrappers. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21918
TWAIN, Mark. The innocents abroad (Abridged.). London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 62pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

[Together with:] TWAIN, Mark. The New Pilgrim's Progress (Abridged.) London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900]. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

8vo. Original publisher's printed pictorial blue wrappers. Extremities spotted, lightly rubbed and dust-soiled, some chipping to edges. Leaves browned. More >
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21266
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
WINSLOW, Octavius. Go and Tell Jesus: a thought for The New Year, 1859. London. John F. Shaw..., [s.d.]. [Printed by C. Caswell, Birmingham] 32mo?. 67pp, [1]. Original cream printed paper wrappers. Marked and creased, some creasing to page corners. Contemporary ink inscription 'January 23d. 1859'. Presumed first edition.

Rare; COPAC and OCLC locate a single copy of this Birmingham printed London edition (BL), amidst a plethora of American editions, a Madras imprint and a Norwegian translation.

[With:] Living to the Lord. A reflection for The New Year, 1861. London. ... More >
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21939
TALBOT, James, Baron Talbot de Malahide. An attempt to identify the circular temple of baalbeck, commonly called the temple of venus. [s.n.]. [s.i.], [s.d., c.1880s] First edition. 8vo. 5pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved plate. Partially unopened in original publisher's drab wrappers. Extremities creased and dust-soiled, title in manuscript to upper wrapper. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to upper wrapper: 'From the Author'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21547
BIRD, James. Poetical memoirs. The exile, a tale. London. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1823. First edition. 8vo. [4], 134pp, [2]. Contemporary gilt-tooled navy calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Later bookplate of the Sondley Reference Library, North Carolina, to FEP, with their embossed stamp to title page, and ink reference stamps to verso of title and foot of p.129, recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'Mr. ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20217
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