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[WYNDHAM, William, Sir]. A letter From a Absented Member to a Friend at Westminster, Shewing his reasons for retiring into the Country upon the present Situation of the Affairs of Great Britain. London. Printed for J. Standen, 1739. First edition. 8vo. [2], 5-26pp. Without half-title. Recent two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Minor wear to extremities. Inked ownership inscription and slight loss to head of title, lightly dust-soiled/toned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21654
WORDSWORTH, William. Select Pieces from the Poems of William Wordsworth. London. James Burns, [1843]. 12mo. [12], 238pp. With decorated borders and numerous illustrated vignettes. Contemporary gilt-tooled polished black calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to half-title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21871
WOOLF, Leonard. Sowing: an autobiography of the years 1880-1904. London. The Hogarth Press, 1960. First edition. 205pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further 11 photographic plates.

[Together with:] WOOLF, Leonard. Growing: an autobiography of the years 1904-1911. London. The Hogarth Press, 1961. First edition. 256pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, a further eight photographic plates, and two line maps in the text. Signed by the author to title page.

[And:] WOOLF, Leonard. Beginning again: an autobiography of the ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20944
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
[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
WILLS, C[harles] J[ames]. Behind an eastern veil: a plain tale of events occurring in the experience of a lady who had a unique opportunity of observing the inner life of ladies of the upper class in persia. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1894. First edition. 8vo. 376pp, [2]. Original publisher's decorated navy cloth. Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned, corners bumped. Hinges exposed, armorial bookplate of Josiah Vavasseur to FEP, blind-stamp of John Fowles to front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting, loss to margin of final leaf of text, final gathering working-loose. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21788
[WILLIAMS, William]. The journal of llewellin penrose, a seaman. London. Printed for John Murray...and William Blackwood, 1815. First edition. 12mo. In four volumes. [2], xvi, 239, [1]; [2], 217, [7]; [2], 215, [1]; [2], 197pp, [1]. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked. Heavily rubbed. Early book-labels of Abigail Freeth to all FEPs, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Maria Freeth Alleston (?) to FFEP of Vol. I, with recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst pasted beneath, occasional paper repairs to margins of Vol. I, foxed. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 21109
WILBERFORCE, Edward. BLANCHARD, Edmund Forster. Poems. London. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1857. First edition. 8vo. iv, 149pp, [1], 24pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Newspaper review pasted to verso of FFEP, occasional spotting. Presentation copy, signed by Edward Wilberforce to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19067
WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. Home ballads and poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1861. Second edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-206pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21768
WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. The tent on the beach and other poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First American edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-172pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, library shelf reference in correction fluid to spine. Later bookplate of Mary C. Young to FEP, ink-stamps of St. Joseph's Seminary Library to FEP, p.33, and REP, inked inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21769
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
WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Mozart the Wonder Boy. London. Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. 91pp, [1]. With numerous illustrations in the text by Mary Greenwalt.

[Together with:] WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Joseph Haydn the Merry Little Peasant. London. Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. 119pp, [1].

[And:] WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Sebastian Bach the Boy from Thuringia. London. Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. 125pp, [1].

[And:] WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Franz Schubert and his Merry Friends. London. Faber and Faber ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21780
[VICKERS, William]. A Companion to the Altar: Shewing the Nature and Necessity of a Sacramental Preparation, In order to our worthy receiving the holy communion... London. Printed by Assignment from E. Parker for John Beecroft, [1748]. 12mo. [2], 68pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title page. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, attractive morocco book-label of M. Powell (dated 1782) to FEP, upper margins shaved - occasional loss to running-title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19535
THOMAS, Dylan. Twenty-five poems. London. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., [1936]. First edition, second impression. 8vo. vii, [1], 47pp, [1]. Original publisher's grey paper boards, lettered in navy, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, edge-wear to dustwrapper. Browning to endpapers, near contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Christopher, / On his influenza. / 26.1.37'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19561
[THE ROLLIAD]. The rolliad, in two parts; probationary odes for the laureatship; and political miscellanies: with criticisms and illustrations. London. Printed for J. Ridgway, 1795. 8vo. xxxii, 396, 154pp. 'Political miscellanies' has separate pagination and register. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title page vignette. With an 'Advertisement to the fourth edition' implying that this is the fourth edition. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, small worm-hole to upper joint. Offsetting to title, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21658