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PEEL, Sidney. The binding of the nile and new soudan. London. Edward Arnold, 1904. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 288, 16pp. With a photogravure frontispiece, a folding amp to rear, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor rubbing and marking to extremities. Bookseller's ticket of Henry Sotheran to FEP, frontispiece and title page foxed, else internally clean and crisp. A fine copy. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22166
WOOD, Evelyn, Sir, General. The Crimea in 1854, and 1894. London. Chapman & Hall, 1895. First edition. 8vo. xii, 400p. With a portrait frontispiece of Captain William Peel, and a further 26 illustrations from sketches 'taken on the spot' by Colonel the Hon. W. J. Colville. Original publisher's red cloth, ruled and lettered in black and gilt. A trifle rubbed, edges foxed. Decorated endpapers, booksellers ticket of Henry Sotheran to FEP. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22163
GOODMAN, George. The church in victoria during the episcopate of the right reverend charles perry first bishop of melbourne, prelate of the order of st. michael and st. george. London. Seeley and Co. Limited, 1892. First U.K. edition. 8vo. xxiv, 476pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a folding map to rear. Original publisher's red buckram, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked. Inked stamps and paper labels of the Church Missionary Society Circulating Library (with attendant cancelation stamps) to front endpapers and title page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22174
GARNETT, Richard. The twilight of the gods and other tales. London. T. Fisher Unwin, 1888. First edition. 8vo. 346, 6, 24pp. A remainder copy with two terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues, the latter dated 1891. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, hinges exposed, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22155
POLLOK, Robert. The course of time: a poem, in ten books. Edinburgh. William Blackwood, 1828. Seventh edition. 8vo. [4], 394pp. With a half-title. Contemporary black calf, tooled in gilt and blind, dark green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mary Ann Hutchinson to head of half-title, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22157
ELIOT, George. Adam bede. Leipzig. Bernard Tauchnitz, 1859. 8vo. [iii]-vi, 389, [1]; [iii]-vi, 334pp. Without half-titles or tipped-in errata slip. Contemporary gilt-tooled black half-calf, grey cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership inscription to head of first title page, very occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22156
[ROSCOE, William - Imitations]. The council of dogs. Illustrated with suitable engravings. Philadelphia. Published by Johnson & Warner, 1809 [i.e. 1821] First American edition. 8vo. 16pp. With an engraved frontispiece (pasted to verso of upper cover), and a further seven engraved plates. Original publisher's salmon pink stiff card wrappers. extremities marked, slight loss to lower corner of upper cover. Frontispiece foxed, slight loss to margin of one plate, occasional spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 20490
CALVERLEY, C[harles] S[tuart]. Fly leaves. Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co., 1892. 8vo. [6], 129pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled green crushed morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled endpapers, Rugby School prize binding; with their gilt supralibros to spine compartments and upper board. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary inked prize inscription to verso of FFEP,. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22158
[ACTS - GEORGE III]. Anno quadragesimo quarto georgii III. regis. Cap. LIV. An Act to consolidate and amend the Provisions of the several Acts relating to Corps of Yeomanry and Volunteers in Great Britain; and to make further Regulations relating thereto. - [5th June 1804]. [Edinburgh]. [William Blackwood and Sons], [1848]. 8vo. 32pp. Stitched, as issued. Central horizontal fold, lightly dust-soiled, inked ownership inscription of Sir John Orde to head of title page. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21537
LUCAN, Marcus Annaeus. Marci annaei lucani pharsalia, sive de bello civili, libri x. Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. In Aedibus Roberti Urie, 1751. 8vo. [4], 308pp. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked, slight splitting to upper joint. Later bookplate and shelf-labels of W. E. Hope Vere, Craigie Hall, and book-label of J. L. Weir to FEP (obscuring contemporary armorial bookplate and inked ownership inscription). More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18548