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HALLAM, Henry. View of the state of europe during the middle ages. London. John Murray, 1822. Third edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. In three volumes. [3], xix, [1], 549; [3]-viii, 483, [1]; vii, [1], 634pp. Without half-titles. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting green morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary armorial bookplates to FEPs, ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest Library - family seat of the Earls of Lovelace - to all FFEPs, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21766
[RANDS, William Brighty]. Lilliput levee: Poems of childhood, child-fancy, and child-like moods. London. Strahan & Co., 1868. 8vo. viii, 209, [1], 6pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 11 engraved plates after designs by J. E. Millais, C. Green, G. J. Pinwell, and B. Bradley, and three final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, richly stamped in black and gilt. Hinges exposed, plates toned, very occasional light spotting.

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£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21715
BIRD, James. Poetical memoirs. The exile, a tale. London. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1823. First edition. 8vo. [4], 134pp, [2]. Contemporary gilt-tooled navy calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Later bookplate of the Sondley Reference Library, North Carolina, to FEP, with their embossed stamp to title page, and ink reference stamps to verso of title and foot of p.129, recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'Mr. ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20217
[POISONING]. Illustrated and unabridged edition of The Times report of the trial of William Palmer, for poisoning John Parsons Cook, at Rugeley. From the short-hand notes taken in the central criminal court from day to day.. London. Ward and Lock, 1856. First edition. 184pp. Engraved folding frontispiece depicting the trial in progress within court, an engraved title vignette, numerous engraved illustrations both full- and double-page and within text throughout.

[Bound after:] Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer, of Rugeley... London. Ward and Lock, 1856. First edition. 136pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and two facsimile leaves of Palmer's diary.

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£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21712
[HABBERTON, John]. Helen's babies. With some account of their ways: innocent, droll, fascinating, roguish, mischievous, and naughty. Also, a partial record of their actions during ten days of their existence. By their latest victim, uncle harry. Glasgow. David Bryce & Son, 1877. First British edition. 8vo. [2], 183pp, [1]. Engraved title page laid-down, original publisher's pictorial upper wrapper (laid-down) bound-in. Attractively bound by Riviere & Son in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19077
TAYLOR, Bayard. Rhymes of travel, ballads and poems. New York. George P. Putnam, 1849. Second edition. 8vo. 152, [2], 8pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, a trifle toned, occasional spotting, two printed clippings of Taylor's verse pasted to 'Notes' leaf. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21772
AKENSIDE, Mark. The poetical works...Collated with the best editions by Thomas Park, F. S. A. London. Printed at the Stanhope Press, by Whittingham and Rowland, 1811. 16mo. In two volumes. [4], 171, [1]; [4], 140pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, lightly spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21145
LAZARUS, J[oshua] G[eorge]. "Ebenezer," or, "hitherto hath the lord helped us." - 1 sam. VII. 12. A Narrative of the Lord's Doings with one of his ancient people... London. Wertheim and Macintosh, 1855. Second edition. 8vo. xxxix, [1], 323pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and a list of subscribers. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped brown buckram, lettered in gilt, near contemporary plain brown paper dustwrapper. Slight rubbing to extremities. Occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16656