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English Books - 1801 onwards

YOUNGE, Charlotte M.. The Trial: More Links of the Daisy Chain. London. Macmillan and Co., 1868. 4th Edition. 8vo. xi, 439pp, 61. with advertisment leaves at end. Illustrated frontisepiece and three black and white illustrations. Ink inscription to F.F.E.P. Original publishers cloth spine over boards with gilt titling. Some rubbing to extremities. Clean internally, partially unopened, one gathering slightly protruding at foot and another at head, both remain strongly attached. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 10003
WORTH, Claud. Yacht cruising. London. Published by J. D. Potter, 1910. First edition. 8vo. [8], 272pp. With numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22036
WORDSWORTH, William. Poems of Wordsworth. London. W. Kent & Co., 1880. 16mo. Dimensions 70 x 110 mm. In two volumes. xii, 308; viii, 312pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight chipping to heads of spines, top-edges dusty. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12213
WORDSWORTH, William. Select Pieces from the Poems of William Wordsworth. London. James Burns, [1843]. 12mo. [12], 238pp. With decorated borders and numerous illustrated vignettes. Contemporary gilt-tooled polished black calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to half-title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21871
WOOLF, Leonard. Sowing: an autobiography of the years 1880-1904. London. The Hogarth Press, 1960. First edition. 205pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further 11 photographic plates.

[Together with:] WOOLF, Leonard. Growing: an autobiography of the years 1904-1911. London. The Hogarth Press, 1961. First edition. 256pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, a further eight photographic plates, and two line maps in the text. Signed by the author to title page.

[And:] WOOLF, Leonard. Beginning again: an autobiography of the ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20944
[WOODWARD, Samuel]. The Barclay Tract in Pennsylvania: Surveyed & Described by Samuel Rhoads Jr. 1835. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1835]. Folio. Manuscript on paper. [2], 25pp, [2], with eight further blank leaves. With a hand-illustrated and coloured folding plan of the Barclay Tract. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, short tear to centre fold of map, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16126
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
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
WOLLASTON, William Hyde. On a Differential Barometer. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1829]. Quarto. Two copies of the work bound together. 133-136; 133-136pp. Contemporary plain tan paper wraps. Title in manuscript to upper wrap, light soiling and wear, ink-stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap and head of drop-title. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13427
WITHERS, W[illiam]. A letter to sir walter scott, bart. exposing certain fundamental errors in his late essay on planting, and containing observations on the pruning and thinning of woods, and maxims for profitable planting. London. Printed for Messrs. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, By James Shalders, Holt, 1828. First edition. 8vo. 123pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. A trifle dust-soiled, chipping to spine and wrapper edges. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18938
WISE, John R.. The New Forest. London. Gibbings and Co., Limited, 1895. Fifth edition. 8vo. xvi, 336pp. With an engraved frontispiece, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and two maps. Original publisher's dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Later inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21996
WINLOVE, Mrs.. The rise of learning, or ground-work of science, Shewing how good boys and girls, By attending to the rules contained in this Book, and obeying their Parents and Guardians, may acquire wisdom, riches, and honour. Edinburgh. Printed and Sold Wholsale, By Caw and Elder, 1819. 16mo. 47pp, [1]. Wrappers included in pagination. With numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed pictorial pink wrappers. A trifle dust-soiled. Foxed. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 16375
WILSON, [John], Professor. Noctes ambrosianae. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1865. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, speckled edges. Lightly rubbed. Contemporary bookplates to FEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP of Vol. I, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21781
WILLS, C[harles] J[ames]. Behind an eastern veil: a plain tale of events occurring in the experience of a lady who had a unique opportunity of observing the inner life of ladies of the upper class in persia. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1894. First edition. 8vo. 376pp, [2]. Original publisher's decorated navy cloth. Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned, corners bumped. Hinges exposed, armorial bookplate of Josiah Vavasseur to FEP, blind-stamp of John Fowles to front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting, loss to margin of final leaf of text, final gathering working-loose. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21788
WILLOUGHBY AUCTIONEERS. Catalogue of the Household Effects...Which will be sold by Auction, by Willoughby & Son. Gravesend. Smither Brothers, [1885]. 8vo. 12pp. In the original stamped wrappers. Wrappers a bit dusty, traces of horizontal fold, else a remarkably preserved copy. With additional (partly related) loose manuscript material: auctioneer's expenses receipt to the consigner, another two for purchase of specific lots, receipt (with revenue stamp) for tombstone in Gravesend Cemetery by William Wilks, Mason, and a short manuscript inventory. All lots priced in black-brown ink. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20099