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English Books - 1801 onwards

HUXLEY, Leonard. Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1903. Second edition. 8vo. In three volumes. With a photographic portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Remnants of removed bookplates to FEPs, later inked ownership inscription to FFEP of Vol. I, occasional spotting. "Presentation copy", with embossed stamps to that effect to all title pages. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21981
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Oriental assembly. London. Williams and Norgate Ltd., [1939]. First edition. 8vo. xii, [2], 291pp, [1]. Illustrated with 111 photographs by the author. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Some rubbing marking to boards, wrapper rubbed and a trifle soiled. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22068
THOMAS, Lowell. The boy's life of colonel lawrence. London. Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., [1927]. First edition. 8vo. 285pp, [1]. With 31 illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black, decorated endpapers (maps of Mecca). Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, chipping to head and foot of sunned spine, lower joint split. Hinges exposed, free-endpapers working loose, book-label of the Cotton House Library to verso of FFEP, inked inscriptions and manuscript shelf-marks to recto of front blank fly leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22069
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. The poetical works. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1898. 8vo. xxi, [1], 667pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound by Truslove & Hanson in contemporary gilt-tooled half-morocco, brown cloth boards, T.E.G. Extremities rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22148
THOM, John Hamilton. Laws of life after the mind of christ. London. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1883. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 402pp. Contemporary crushed red morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Decorated endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17722
CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The world crisis 1911-1914. London. Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1923]. First edition. 8vo. [4], 536pp. With six maps, a further two illustrated plates, and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and marked, wrapper worn, chipped, torn, and sunned. Inked ownership inscription of E. R. Riley to recto of FFEP, remnants of paper labels to REP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22062
CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The world crisis 1915. London. Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1923]. First edition. 8vo. 557pp, [1]. With seven maps, and one further illustrated plate. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and marked, corners bumped, wrapper heavily worn, chipped, torn, and sunned, remnant of paper label to spine panel, lower panel separated from spine. Remanant of paper label to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22063
[SCOTT, Walter]. The waverley album: containing fifty-one line engravings to illustrate The Novels and Tales of sir walter scott... London. Published for Charles Heath, [1854]. 12mo. [2], ii, iii, [1], 50 leaves. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further 50 engraved plates. Each plate is accompanied by single leaf bearing upon the recto side a quotation from the novel illustrated. Original publisher's dark brown cloth, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title, occasional spotting to plates. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22085
[BIBLE - English, Authorised Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments: translated out of The Original Tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his majesty's special command. Printed to be read in churches . Oxford. Printed at the University Press, by Samuel Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by E. Gardner, Oxford Bible Warehouse...London, 1841. 24mo in 12. [1096]pp.

[Bound uniformly with:] [LITURGY - English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments...together with the psalter or psalms of david. Oxford. Printed at the University Press, by Samuel Collingwood and Co. Printers to the University. Sold by E. Gardner, Oxford Bible Warehouse...London, 1840. 24mo in 4s and 8s. [768]pp.

Exquisitely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled scarlet morocco, with double-raised ... More >
£ 3,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 21480
WEBER, Henry. Metrical Romances of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Centuries: Published from Ancient Manuscripts, With an Introduction, Notes, and a Glossary. Edinburgh. Printed By George Ramsay and Company, For Archibald Constable and Co., 1810. First Edition. 8vo. Three volumes. [iii]-lxxxvii, [1], 381, [1]; [4], 451; [4], 459pp, [5]. Finely bound in contemporary diced calf, gilt, by H. Searson, Belfast, with his label to FEP of Vols II-III. Marbled endpapers and edges. A handsome set despite some surface wear to spine and boards, splitting to joints. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10467
AUSTEN, Jane. Pride and prejudice. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1907. xxx, 351pp, [1]. With an illustrated frontispiece, and a further 39 illustrations in the text, by C. E. Brock.

[Uniformly bound with:] AUSTEN, Jane. Sense and sensibility. London Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1905. xvi, 341pp, [1]. With an illustrated frontispiece, and a further 39 illustrations in the text, by Hugh Thomson.

[And:] AUSTEN, Jane. Emma. London Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1904. xviii, 436pp, [2]. With ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21159
ELIOT, George. Romola. London. Smith, Elder, and Co., 1880. Quarto. Limited edition, number 106 of 1,000 copies. In two volumes. x, [2], 396, [2]; xi, [1], 403pp, [1]. With occasional vignettes and 12 engraved plates after Frederick Leighton, printed on India paper and mounted on heavy stock. Exquisitely bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary gilt-tooled red crushed morocco, dark green inlays to boards and spine compartments, T.E.G. Slightest of shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21479