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ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies...by T. Bensley, 1812. First edition. 8vo. [8], 267pp, [1]. With numerous engravings in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary manuscript poem to verso of FFEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20396
[PRISONS - LINCOLN GAOL]. Rules for the government of the county gaol and castle of lincoln: made and established in a court of gaol sessions, held at leincoln in the 5th day of january 1827; and confirmed by the judges of assize, on the 10th day of march, in the same year. London. Printed by Luke Hansard and Sons, 1827. First edition. Quarto. 56pp. With four lithographed folding plans, by William Webb. Contemporary (perhaps original) publisher's roan-backed boards, morocco lettering piece, gilt, to upper board. Rubbed, with slight loss to spine and short cracks to joints at head and foot. Some spotting and damp-marking to plates. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 19356
[PRIOR, Matthew]. Poems on Several Occasions. London. Printed for J. Tonson, and J. Barber, 1725. 12mo. In two volumes. [26], 231pp, [5]. 259pp, [5]. With an engraved frontispiece of the author to volume one and elaborate devices and initials throughout. Bound in nineteenth-century full calf with contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Paper library shelving labels the FEP of both. Remarkably well-travelled with only the slightest of soiling to boards and some rubbing to ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 11093
[POETICAL EXTRACTS]. Twenty Six Choice Poetical Extracts selected from Celebrated Authors, and Printed from copper plates Engraved Expressly for the Work, Each embellished with a Beautiful Vignette, Illustrative of the Subject. London. Published by Robert Miller [s.d., c.1820] First edition. 12mo. Engraved title page, 27 engraved leaves printed on rectos only, 12pp of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green roan-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, some surface loss to boards, worm-hole to upper joint. Hinges exposed, contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, small worm-trail running through lower margins, horizontal tears to two leaves (touching text), foxed and dust-soiled. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21577
PLUTARCH. Plutarchi libellus de discrimine amici et adulatoris graece primum seorsim edidit varietatem lectionis notavit animadversiones xylandri aliorumque ut et indicem vocum graecarum adiecit christian. aug. krigel a. m.. Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumtu W. G. Sommeri, 1775. 8vo. xxiix, 227pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Blue silk moire endpapers, vellum fly-leaves with the neat library no. of A.A. Renouard ('No.4332'), contemporary armorial bookplate of John Kendall Fletcher (Chaplain to George IV), to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional slight chipping to margins, leaves a trifle browned, spotted. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 19047
PEAKE, Mervyn. Letters from a Lost Uncle (from polar regions). [London]. [Eyre and Spottiswoode Ltd.], [1948]. First edition. 8vo. [132]pp. Illustrated throughout with line drawings in soft pencil interspersed with typewritten text and passages in the author's hand. Original publisher's yellow cloth, lettered and decorated in red, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper soiled and torn, loss to lower panel and spine. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21529
OLDENBERG, Hermann. Buddha: his life, his doctrine, his order. London. Williams and Norgate, 1882. First edition in English. 8vo. [2], viii, 454, [2], 8pp. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, tooled and lettered in gilt and black. Cocked, lightly rubbed, some marking. Upper hing exposed, foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21458
O'BRIEN, Frederick. Mystic isles of the south seas. London. Hodder and Stoughton, 1921. First edition. 8vo. xv, 534pp. With a black and white photographic frontispiece, a further 74 black and white photographic illustrations, and a folding colour map of the South Sea Islands. Original publisher's decorated green cloth. Lightly rubbed, paper and glue residue to lower board. Upper hinge exposed, else internally clean and crisp. Admiral Jellicoe's copy, with his inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21519
NAUGHTON, Bill. Alfie. [London]. Macgibbon & Kee, [1966]. First edition. 8vo. 208pp. Original publisher's purple cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear to dustwrapper, a trifle dusty. A near fine copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20965