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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
[JEFFERIES, Richard]. Wild life in a southern county. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1879. First edition. 8vo. xii, 387pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, blocked in black, gilt, and blind. Extremities rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate to FEP, inked ownership inscription to recto of half-title, very occasional light spotting/chipping to margins. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20807
[SAN PELLEGRINO]. Vita di San Pellegrino figliuolo di Romano re di Scozia. . Codogno. dalla Stamperia di Gio. Cairo, [c.1810-1836] 16pp. In the original wrappers, small woodcut to upper wrapper, woodcut illustrations of hand position to create shadow puppets on the wall to pastedowns. Stitched as issued, outer edges a trifle frayed, upper edges unopened, very minor browning. A very good copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 17792
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
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
PRESTON, John. Three sermons upon the sacrament of the Lords Supper. London. Printed by Thomas Cotes, for Michael Sparke, 1631. First London edition. [2], 88pp. ESTC S115171, STC 20281.

[Bound after:] PRESTON, John. The breast-plate of Faith and Love. A treatise, Wherein the ground and exercise of Faith and Love, as they are set upon Christ their object, and as they are expressed in Good Workes, is explained... London. Printed by W[illiam] J[ones and George Purslowe] for Nicolas Bourne, 1630. Second edition, corrected. [8], 32, 37-73, 78-104, 104-123, ... More >
£ 400.00 Antiquates Ref. 18274
[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
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
PRIESTLEY, J[ohn] B[oynton]. The town major of miraucourt. London. William Heinemann Ltd., 1930. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition of 525 copies signed by the author, of which this is number 421. [8], 31pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's vellum, lettered in gilt, housed in olive green slipcase. Extremities lightly discoloured, slipcase rubbed, split at foot. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21650
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
[NAPOLEON]. The secret history of the court and cabinet of st. cloud in a series of letters from a gentleman at paris to a nobleman in london written during the months of august, september and october, 1805. London. H. S. Nichols & Co., 1895. 8vo. Limited edition of 500 copies. In two volumes. xxiv, 324; xix, [1], 281pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth. Lightly rubbed and marked, spines a trifle sunned. Contemporary armorial bookplates of Alexander Meyrick Broadley and recent book labels of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, occasional spotting/browning. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21725
[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
[LOUIS XV]. The private memoirs of louis XV: taken from the memoirs of madame du hausset, lady's maid to madame de pompadour... London. H. S. Nichols & Co., 1895. 8vo. Limited edition of 500 copies. xii, 282pp. With a portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth. Lightly rubbed and marked, spines a trifle sunned. Contemporary armorial bookplate of Alexander Meyrick Broadley and recent book labels of Marion C. Walker to FEP, occasional spotting/browning. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21723
SHAKESPEARE, William. The player's shakespeare: the tragedie of macbeth. [London]. [Ernest Benn Limited], [1923]. Folio. Limited edition of 100 copies signed by Charles Ricketts, Harley Granville-Baker, and Albert Rutherston, of which this is number 83. lix, [1], 84pp, [2]. With 12 illustrated plates by Charles Ricketts. Printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf in original gilt-stamped oasis morocco, T.E.G. Slight rubbing to extremities. Internally immaculate. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21868