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AESCHYLUS. The tragedies of aeschylus translated. By r. potter. London. Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1779. Second edition, corrected, with notes. 8vo. In two volumes. [6], lxvi, [20], 254; [4], 383pp, [1]. With half-titles and a list of subscribers. Contemporary speckled calf. Contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to joints of Vol. II. Loss to FFEP of Vol. II, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18203
AKENSIDE, Mark. The poems of Mark Akenside, M.D.. London. Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1772. First edition. 8vo. xii, 402pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of E. H. Greenly to FEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 13218
ANACREAON. MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon, translated into english verse with notes. In two volumes. London. Printed for J. Carpenter, 1806. Sixth edition. 8vo. [iii]-xv, [1], [5]-163, [1]; 146pp. With engraved portrait frontispieces of both Moore and Anacreon. Without half-title to first volume. Beautifully bound in contemporary full vellum, gilt. Blue silk endpapers, A.E.G. and gauffered. Slightly warped, a little marking, slight damp-staining to fly-leaves of Vol I, else a fine set. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13128
ANACREON. The odes of anacreon, translated from the greek into english verse, with notes. Yarmouth. Printed by John Beart, for B. Crosby and Co. London, 1804. Second edition. 8vo. 27, [1], 144pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary olive green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later book-label of Ed Grabhorn to FEP, offsetting to title-page, slight damp-staining to rear blank fly-leaf and RFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16787
ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excud. R. & A. Foulis, 1761. 32mo. 83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19203
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. The life and letters of Edmund J. Armstrong. London. Longmans, Green, And Co., 1877. First edition. 8vo. xvii, 565pp, [3]. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title, and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'Marie E. Wrixon / from / George F. Armstrong / September, 1878'. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 14580
AUDEN, W. H.. Some poems. London. Faber and Faber, 1940. First edition. 8vo. 80pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's salmon paper boards, dustwrapper. Very slight marking to boards, dustwrapper a trifle chipped and creased, spine panel sunned. Internally clean and crisp. A very good copy. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18774
AUSTEN-LEIGH, J[ames] E[dward]. A memoir of jane austen...to which is added lady susan and fragments of two other unfinished tales by miss austen. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1871. Second edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 364pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Adhesive and ruled paper remnants to gutter of front blank fly-leaf, one leaf (preface) detached, occasional light spotting/browning. From the library of a relative of Ralph Vaughan Williams, inked ownership to front blank fly-leaf: 'Vaughan Williams / North Tidworth'. This is likely Ralph's ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21530
[BALLADS]. A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most Ancient Copies Extant. With introductions Historical, Critical, or Humorous. London. Printed for J. Roberts et al., 1723. Second edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], viii, [2], 287, [1]; [4], xi, [5], 266, [2]; [4], xii, [6], 263pp, [1]. Vol. I is the second edition, Vols. II and III first editions, with the latter printed in 1725. Title leaf of Vol. III a cancel. With half-titles, an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a further 42 engraved plates – with the frequently mutilated or removed ‘Swimming ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 18162
BARBAZAN, [Etienne]. Fabliaux et contes des poetes francois des XI, XII, XIII, XIV et XVe siecles, tires des meilleurs auteurs. A Paris. Chez B. Waree, 1808. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. In four volumes. [4], xxi, [1], 465, [1]; [4], xiv, 467, [1]; [4], xxxii, 514; xvi, 521pp, [3]. With half-titles and a suite of three engraved plates to each volume.

[Bound uniformly with:] MEON, [Dominique Martin]. Nouveau recueil de fabliaux et contes inedits, des poetes francais des XIIe, XIIIe, XIVe, et XVe siecles... A Paris. Chez Chasseriau, 1823. First edition. In two volumes. viii, 500, ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20270
[BARBOUR, John]. The Brus. From a collation of the Cambridge and Edinburgh Manuscripts. Aberdeen. Printed for the Spalding Club, 1856. First edition. Quarto. xliv, 524pp. With half-title. Title in red and black. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, recently rebacked with original spine laid-down, lettered in gilt. Slight wear to boards, discolouration, loss and marking to original spine. Pencil ownership inscription of 'Marley Denwood' to head of title, with his occasional pencil annotations throughout, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11351