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COWARD, Noël. Pomp and Circumstance. London. Heinemann, 1960. First British edition. 8vo. [6], 305pp, [1]. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Ligght shelf-wear, dustwrapper rubbed, chipped, marked, and creased, recent paper repairs to verso of spine panel. Signed by Coward on title page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23089
COWARD, Noël. Cavalcade. London. William Heinemann, 1932. First edition. 8vo. [14], 134pp, [1]. With a frontispiece and 22 black and white photographic plates from the original production. Original publisher's yellow cloth, multi-coloured lettering printed on spine and boards.Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Signed by Coward in pencil on half-title. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23088
COWARD, Noël. Present indicative. London. William Heinemann, 1937. First edition. 8vo. [8], 431pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further 30 photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed and sunned, corners bumped, dustwrapper heavily worn and marked, upper panel and front flap detached, substantial loss to spine panel. Endpapers browned, contemporary inked ownership inscription to FEP. Signed by Coward on title page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23090
COWARD, Noël. Point Valaine: A Play in Three Acts. New York. Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1935. First American edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 117pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth, lettered in black, printed paper dustwrapper. Rubbed and sunned, dustwrapper chipped and marked. Signed by Coward to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23091
BROWNING, Robert. The poetical works of Robert Browning. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 748; vii, [1], 786pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled brown half-morocco, marbled boards, A.E.G. Spines lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to both FEPs. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23115
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838. Nineteenth edition. 8vo. viii, 397pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, and additional engraved title page, and a further 11 engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf in later gilt-tooled brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, plates and engraved title page foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23113
VOSSIUS, Isaac. Isaaci Vossii observationum ad Pomp. Melam appendix. Accedit ejusdem ad tertias P. Simonii objectiones responsio. Subjungitur Pauli Colomesii ad Henricum Justellum epistola. Londini [i.e. London]. Prostant apud Robertum Scott, 1686. Quarto. [2], 136pp, [2]. With an errata leaf. Without the dedication leaf (a common occurrence according to ESTC). Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities lightly discoloured and a trifle marked. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19487
EADMER. Eadmeri Monachi cantuariensis Historiae novorum... Londini [i.e. London]. Published by Guilielmi Stanesbeij, ex officinis Richardi Meighen & Thomae Dew, 1623. First edition. Folio. [6], xvi, 218pp. Without initial and final blank leaves. Title in red and black. Later half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, very occasional marginalia in an early hand. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 20858
D'OCAGNE, M. Maurice. Le calcul simplifie par les procedes mecaniques et graphiques...conferences faites au conservatoire national des arts et metiers, les 26 fevrier, 5 et 19 mars 1893. Paris. Gauthier-villars et fils, Imprimeurs-Libraires.., 1894. First edition. 8vo. 118pp. With half-title, two folding charts to rear, and numerous vignette engravings to text. Contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Slightly rubbed to extremities, label removed from spine with consequent marking and loss of marbled paper to boards. Deaccessioned from the Geneva University Library, with occasional (cancelled) stamps, the odd pencilled marking and manuscript shelf-marks to blank-fly at front. From the library of Erwin Tomash, with his ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22553
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772. First Woodfall edition, second issue.. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], xxxii, vii, [1], 208; [2], 356pp, [38]. Without final blank leaf to index. Engraved title pages. A reissue of Woodfall’s first edition (ESTC T1830) with the addition of a table of contents and an index covering both volumes. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G. A trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23114
JOHNSTON, Jas[on]. Jamaica: the new riviera. London. Cassell and Company, 1903. First edition. Oblong quarto. 46pp, [8]. With 92 photographic illustrations and four final leaves of advertisements.Original publisher's green cloth-backed pictorial boards. Lightly rubbed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23109
[DAY, Thomas]. The history of sandford and merton. A Work intended for the use of children. London. Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington et al., 1812. New edition. 12mo. In two volumes. xvi, 232; [4], 239pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a further two engraved plates.. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, recently expertly rebacked, preserving contemporary spine panels, black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Early inked ownership inscriptions of Edward Farrer Acton to both FFEPs, offsetting to titles, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23120
CAMDEN, William. Britannia sive florentissimorum regnorum, angliae, scotiae, hibernae, et Insularum adiacentium ex intima antiquitate Chorographica descriptio. Authore Guilielmo Camdeno. Nunc postremò recognita, & magna accessione post Germanicam aeditionem adaucta. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis Georg. Bishop, 1600. Fifth edition. Quarto. [16], 324, 327-642, 645-719, 718-831pp, [27], 30pp, [2]. With terminal blank and two folded leaves of maps; included in the pagination are the extra-engraved title (misbound, along with A2, between A6/7) and ten full-page engraved illustrations, of coins, antiquities (such as Stonehenge and a map of Ireland).

Handsomely bound in late seventeenth-century/early eighteenth- century blind-panelled polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering- piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, ... More >
£ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21189
[BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, Viscount]. Lettres sur l’esprit de patriotisme, sur l’idée d’un roy patriote, et sur l’état des partis, qui divisoient l’Angleterre, lors de l’avénement de Georges I. Ouvrage traduit de l’anglois. A Londres [i.e. Paris?]. [s.n.], 1750. 8vo. [4], vii, [1], 255pp, [1].With a half-title. The imprint is false, probably printed in Paris. Contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, all edges red. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of René-Louis de Voyer de Paulmy, Marquis d'Argenson to FEP, with his manuscript shelf-marks and author attribution to verso of FFEP and ownership inscription to half-title. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 15275
SHAKESPEARE, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream, written by Shakespeare: with alterations, additions, and new songs... London. Printed for John Miller, 1816. iv, [3], 6-57pp, [1]. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'Henry R Bishop Esq. from the publisher'.

[Bound after:] SIDDONS, Henry. Time's a tell-tale: a comedy, in five acts... London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807. [ii]-vi, [2], 67pp, [3]. Without half-title.

[And:] DIBDIN, Thomas. Don Giovanni; or, a spectre on horseback!... London. Printed for John Miller, 1817. [2], 30pp.

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£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 17070
CRUDEN, William. Nature Spiritualised, in a variety of poems. Containing Pious and Practical Observations on the works of nature, and the ordinary occurrences in life. London. Printed by J. and W. Oliver, 1766. First edition. 12mo. xiv, 295pp, [1]. Later gilt-tooled diced-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed, a trifle marked, loss to head and foot of spine. Recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, title page laid-down, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto, loss to head, very occasional closed tears to margins, final gathering protruding from text-block, loss to final leaf (just clipping text without loss of sense), ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19796