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English Books - 1801 onwards

LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. The poetical works. London. George Routledge and Co., 1856. New complete edition. 8vo. viii, 581pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further seven engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23125
WHITE, Henry Kirke. The poetical works. London. William Pickering, 1853. 8vo. lviii, 252pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, light offsetting to title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23126
BUCKLAND, Francis T.. Curiosities of natural history. London. Richard Bentley, 1871. First series (Vol. I): eleventh edition, second series (Vol. II): seventh edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [4], xvi, 362; xxiv, 360pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and a further. Bound by Bickers & Son in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed, spines sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to both FEPs, inked gift inscriptions to verso of both FFEPs. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23127
ANDERSON, James, Rev.. Ladies of the reformation. Memoirs of distinguished female characters, belonging to the period of the reformation in the sixteenth century. London. Blackie and Son, 1855. First edition. 8vo. xvi, [4], 715, [1], 8pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, numerous illustrations in the text, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's black cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, speckled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mary Anne Birkbeck to head of half-title, foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22581
PROCTER, Adelaide Anne. Legends and lyrics. A book of verses. London. George Bell and Sons, 1881. Thirty-fourth thousand. 12mo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 264; vi, 223pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to both FEPs. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23118
GALE, Norman. A country muse. First series. Westminster. Archibald Constable and Co., 1894. 8vo. ix, [3], 145pp, [3]. Handsomely bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Margaret to pastedowns, inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23117
SURTEES, R.S.. Handley cross; or mr jorrocks's hunt. London.. Bradbury and Evans, 1854. First illustrated edition. viii, [2]. 550pp. With a duplicate 'preface' leaf bound in at front. Frontispiece and 16 hand-coloured plates by John Leech. A crisp bright copy, with slight wear to head and foot of spine. Some cracking to hinges. Bookplates of R.N.H. Moore Stevens and Robin Stephen Benson to front endpapers. Preserved in a cloth folding-box. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23048
SURTEES, R.S.. Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities.... London. Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. First Alken-illustrated edition. 8vo. viii, 358pp, [2], 8pp adverts. Frontispiece, extra-engraved title and 13 hand-coloured plates by Henry Alken. A bright copy, with small repairs to hinges, with the webbing exposed but boards firmly attached to the text block. Bookplates of R.N.H. Moore Stevens and Robin Stephen Benson to front endpapers. Preserved in a cloth folding-box. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 23047
MACCULLOCH, John. A description of the western islands of scotland, including the isle of man: comprising an account of their geological structure; with remarks on their agriculture, scenery, and antiquities. In three volumes. London. Printed for Archibald Constable.., 1819. First edition. 8vo and Quarto. In three volumes. xv, [1], 587, [1]; vii, [1], 589, [1]; [4], 91pp, [1]. Without the terminal advertisement leaf to Vol II, but with 33 engraved plates (one of which hand-coloured) and 10 engraved maps (some folding, all but one hand-coloured), and a manuscript transcription, in an early hand, of William Sotheby's 'Staffa' to blank fly-leaf at the end of the volume of plates. Contemporary ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23011
[RYLANDS, John]. In Memoriam: john rylands: born february 7, 1801 died december 11, 1888. Manchester. Printed for Private Circulation, 1889. First edition. Quarto. 72pp. With a half-title and a photographic portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound in original publisher's blind-stamped black crushed morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G., housed in a contemporary cloth, felt-lined folding case. A fine copy, remarkably preserved by the now rubbed and marked case. Marbled endpapers, internally immaculate. Printed compliment slip (on mourning notepaper) from Mrs. Rylands loosely inserted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23012
PARRY, [Edward Abbott], Judge. Don quixote of the mancha. London. Blackie & Son Limited, 1900. First edition. 8vo. xii, 245pp, [3]. With a colour frontispiece, 10 colour plates, and 19 illustrations in the text by Walter Crane. Original publisher's pictorial cloth. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22580
[CHEVALIER DE BAYARD]. The very Joyous, Pleasant and Refreshing history of the Feats, Exploits, Triumphs and Atchievements of the Good Knight without Fear and without Reproach the gentle Lord de bayard. London. Imprinted for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, [1848]. First edition. 8vo. 252pp. Extra-illustrated with 17 engraved plates (one coloured), including an original drawing by A. de Neuville. Handsomely bound by Lefort in contemporary crimson crushed levant morocco, inlaid design of medieval armour to upper board, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine dulled. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22432
WESLEY, John. A collection of hymns, for the use of the people called methodists. London. Printed at the Conference-Office, 1804. Sixteenth edition. 12mo. v, [2], 8-541pp. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, metal clasps. Heavily rubbed, some surface loss to spine, corners bumped. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Alice Bennett to FEP, with her manuscript genealogical notes to blank fly-leaves, short closed tear to leaf L7 (not touching text), a trifle dusty. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17465
BACHMAN, Walter [Translator and Editor]. Swiss bakery and confectionery. London. Maclaren & Sons Limited, 1949. First edition in English. Quarto. x, [2], 288pp, xi-xlii, [4]. With colour plates and numerous black and white photographs and illustrations in the text. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper marked and chipped, short tears to upper panel. With a loosely inserted 2pp publisher's prospectus, and a typed letter on publisher's stationery stating this to be a complimentary copy provided at the request ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22604