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English Books - 1801 onwards

ASTON, F[rancis] W[illiam]. Isotopes. London. Edward Arnold & Co., 1922. First edition. 8vo. viii, 152pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and bumped. Endpapers browned, bookseller's ticket to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25083
MAUPASSANT, Guy de. Doctor Heraclius Gloss. London. Brentano's Limited, 1923. 8vo. 127pp, [1]. Original publisher's tan cloth-backed grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces to spine and upper board. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24949
CARROLL, Lewis. Feeding the mind. London. Chatto & Windus, 1907. First edition. 8vo. 30pp, [2]. Original publisher's red cloth-backed printed wrappers. A trifle rubbed. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24950
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. The Ballad of Jan Van Hunks. London. George G. Harrap & Co., [1929]. First trade edition. 8vo. Limited edition of 620 copies, of which this is number 484. 42pp, [4]. Numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's gilt-stamped limp vellum. Without card slipcase. Extremities a trifle rubbed and discoloured. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24961
HELPS, Sir Arthur. Life and labours of Mr. Brassey. London. Bell and Daldy, 1872. Third edition. 8vo. xiv, [2], 386pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, two further engraved plates, and four engraved maps. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, stamped in gilt and black. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24970
BEADNELL, H. J. Llewellyn. An Egyptian Oasis... London. John Murray, 1909. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 248pp. With a photographic frontispiece, a further 27 photographic plates, and four maps. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Endpapers browned, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24969
ALDRICH, Henry. The elements of civil architecture... Oxford. Printed by W. Baxter, for J. Parker, 1818. Second edition. 8vo. viii, 151pp, [1]. With a half-title, and engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further 55 engraved plates. Later black cloth, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Offsetting to title page, occasional spotting to plates. Armorial bookplate of Cranstoun of Corehouse to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25066
KINGSLEY, Charles. Andromeda and other poems. London. Parker, Son, and Bourn, 1862. Third edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 169pp, [3]. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, marked, and bumped. Contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 25081
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. Wonder-book for girls and boys. Boston. Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. First American edition. 8vo. vi, [7]-256pp. With an engraved frontispiece and six engraved plates after designs by Hammat Billings. Without inserted publisher's catalogue. Original publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt. Rebacked, with original spine laid-down. Spine sunned with some loss to head, foot, and joints, slight rubbing to boards. Internally clean and crisp but for the occasional spot of light foxing, bookplate to FEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12908
LAWRENCE, T. E.. The Letters of T. E. Lawrence. London. Jonathan Cape, [1938]. First edition (second state). 8vo. 896pp. With a photographic frontispiece, a further 15 photographic plates, and four maps. Original publisher's tan buckram, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper rubbed and marked, chipping to edges, spine panel sunned. Endpapers a trifle browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24921
HART, H[enry] G[eorge] Major. The New Army List, and militia list... London. John Murray, 1855. 8vo. 392pp, [1]. Partially unopened in contemporary blind-stamped red half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece to spine, red morocco label to upper board reading: 'Captain Markham / Coldstream Guards / 1855'. Lightly rubbed. Later bookplate of Francis Markham to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24117