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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
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
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
SEYLER, Athene. HAGGARD, Stephen. The Craft of Comedy. London. Frederick Muller, [1944]. [Second edition]. 8vo. 86pp. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Dear Brian / Every happy wish / Athene Seyler'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24915
HERBERT, A[lan] P[atrick]. Ballads for broadbrows. London. Ernest Benn Limited, 1930. First edition. 8vo. 127pp, [1]. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'Commander C. G. Matheson / With all good wishes / and very many thanks / for a delightful voyage / from / A. P. Herbert / RMS Otranto / Feb. 28 - June 4th. 1931 / Voyage 12'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24920
MURRAY, Gilbert. The rise of the Greek epic. Oxford. Clarendon Press, 1911. Second edition. 8vo. 368pp. Contemporary Dulwich College prize binding, gilt-tooled polished red calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24913
SCOTT, Walter. Peveril of the peak. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1822. First edition. 8vo. In four volumes. Bound by Stephenson of London in contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24926
TROLLOPE, Anthony. The Vicar of Bullhampton. London. Bradbury, Evans, and Co., 1870. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 481pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, a further 22 engraved plates, and 12 engraved vignettes. Contemporary half-calf, brown cloth boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed and sunned. Scattered foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24888
TROLLOPE, Anthony. Ralph the Heir. London. Strahan & Co., 1871. First edition. 8vo. iv, 434pp. With 18 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, brown cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 24889
[CHATTERTON, Thomas]. Poems, supposed to have been written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley, and others, in the fifteenth century. London. Printed for T. Payne and Son, 1777. Second edition. 8vo. xxvii, [1], 307pp, [1]. With an engraved facsimile plate. Contemporary calf-backed, vellum-tipped marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities marked and worn, joints split. Armorial bookplates to FEP and verso of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24864
CHURCH, Rev. Alfred J.. Stories from Homer. London. Seeley, Jackson, & Halliday, 1878. Fourth thousand. 8vo. xii, 266pp. With 24 illustrated plates from designs by Flaxman. Handsome contemporary Hillbrow School, Rugby prize binding of gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24846
CHURCH, Rev. Alfred J.. Stories from Virgil. London. Seeley, Jackson, & Halliday, 1880. Ninth thousand. 8vo. xii, 266pp. With 24 illustrated plates from designs by Pinelli. Handsome contemporary Hillbrow School, Rugby prize binding of gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24845
WAUGH, Evelyn. Wine in war and peace. London. Saccone & Speed Limited, [1947]. First ordinary edition. 8vo. 77pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's pictorial paper boards. Rubbed and browned. Endpapers browned, contemporary inked gift inscription to title page. More > £ 65.00 Antiquates Ref. 23476
HERBERT, [George]. Herbert's poems: and country parson... London. Printed for W. Baynes and Son et al., 1824. New edition. 12mo. xii, 338pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and a further two engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss. Inked ownership inscriptions to FEP More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24884