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SMEDLEY, Frank E.. The fortunes of the Colville family; or, A Cloud and its Silver Lining. A Christmas story. London. Arthur Hall, 1856. 8vo. xii, 244pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page illustrated by "Phiz" [i.e. Hablot Knight Browne]. Contemporary red half-calf, marbled boards, spine richly gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Robert Thornton to FEP, with his inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23271
MONRO, Harold. Children of love. London. The Poetry Bookshop, 1914. Third edition. Quarto. 31pp, [1]. Original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Extremities a trifle creased and marked, chipping to wrapper edges. Bookplate of Arthur Lloyd-Taylor to verso of upper wrapper, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24820
MONRO, Harold. Strange meetings. London. The Poetry Bookshop, 1917. First trade edition. Quarto. 63pp, [1]. With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Extremities a trifle creased and marked, chipping to wrapper edges. Bookplate of Arthur Lloyd-Taylor to verso of upper wrapper, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24819
HERBERT, [George]. Herbert's poems: and country parson... London. Printed for W. Baynes and Son et al., 1824. New edition. 12mo. xii, 338pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further two engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss. Inked ownership inscriptions to FEP More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24884
PERRY, Walter Copland. The boy's odyssey. London. Macmillan and Co., 1902. [Second edition]. 8vo. [10], 204pp. With an illustrated frontispiece and a further seven illustrated plates by Jacomb Hood. Handsome contemporary Ormskirk Grammar School prize-binding of gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros to upper boards, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to verso of FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24844
GABLER, A[mbrosius]. Die Nürnberger Schimpfwörter. Nürnberg [i.e. Nuremberg]. M. Edelmann, [s.d., c. 1890s] Oblong 8vo. 16 leaves. Illustrated throughout. Stapled, as issued, into original publisher's pictorial wrappers. A trifle creased and browned, closed tear to spine (running through text-block), chipping to wrapper and leaf margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24869
CHURCH, Rev. Alfred J.. Stories from Virgil. London. Seeley, Jackson, & Halliday, 1880. Ninth thousand. 8vo. xii, 266pp. With 24 illustrated plates from designs by Pinelli. Handsome contemporary Hillbrow School, Rugby prize binding of gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24845
CHURCH, Rev. Alfred J.. Stories from Homer. London. Seeley, Jackson, & Halliday, 1878. Fourth thousand. 8vo. xii, 266pp. With 24 illustrated plates from designs by Flaxman. Handsome contemporary Hillbrow School, Rugby prize binding of gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24846
NASMYTH, James. James Nasmyth, engineer: an autobiography. London. John Murray, 1883. First edition. 8vo. xviii, 456pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, a further nine engraved plates, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24847
TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Vicar of Bullhampton. London. Bradbury, Evans, and Co., 1870. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 481pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, a further 22 engraved plates, and 12 engraved vignettes. Contemporary half-calf, brown cloth boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed and sunned. Scattered foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24888
MURRAY, Gilbert. The rise of the Greek epic. Oxford. Clarendon Press, 1911. Second edition. 8vo. 368pp. Contemporary Dulwich College prize binding, gilt-tooled polished red calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24913
HERBERT, A[lan] P[atrick]. Ballads for broadbrows. London. Ernest Benn Limited, 1930. First edition. 8vo. 127pp, [1]. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'Commander C. G. Matheson / With all good wishes / and very many thanks / for a delightful voyage / from / A. P. Herbert / RMS Otranto / Feb. 28 - June 4th. 1931 / Voyage 12'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24920