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YOUNG, Edward. A poem on the last day. Oxford. Printed at the Theatre for Edward Whistler, 1713. Second edition. 8vo. [12], 74pp. With a half-title. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15127
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
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
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
[WILLIAMS, William]. The journal of llewellin penrose, a seaman. London. Printed for John Murray...and William Blackwood, 1815. First edition. 12mo. In four volumes. [2], xvi, 239, [1]; [2], 217, [7]; [2], 215, [1]; [2], 197pp, [1]. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked. Heavily rubbed. Early book-labels of Abigail Freeth to all FEPs, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Maria Freeth Alleston (?) to FFEP of Vol. I, with recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst pasted beneath, occasional paper repairs to margins of Vol. I, foxed. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 21109
[WILL AND JEAN]. Scotland's Skaith; or, the history o' Will and Jean: owre true a tale! Together with some additional poems, by the author of The Harp. Edinburgh. Printed by Mundell and Son, 1795. Second edition. Three works bound together. [64]pp. With three engraved plates.

[Bound with]; The waes o'war: or, the upshot o'the history o' Will and Jean, Edinburgh, Printed for A. Guthrie, 1796. iv, [1], 6- 32pp.

[And]; A town eclogue, Edinburgh, Printed for the Author by Oliver and Co., 1804. [5], 8-33pp; [1].

8vo. Later blue-green calf over marbled boards, five raised bands, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 12161
WILBERFORCE, Edward. BLANCHARD, Edmund Forster. Poems. London. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1857. First edition. 8vo. iv, 149pp, [1], 24pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Newspaper review pasted to verso of FFEP, occasional spotting. Presentation copy, signed by Edward Wilberforce to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19067
WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. Home ballads and poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1861. Second edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-206pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21768
WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. The tent on the beach and other poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First American edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-172pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, library shelf reference in correction fluid to spine. Later bookplate of Mary C. Young to FEP, ink-stamps of St. Joseph's Seminary Library to FEP, p.33, and REP, inked inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21769
WHITEHEAD, W[illiam]. An hymn to the Nymph of Bristol Spring. London. Printed for R. Dodsley...And Sold by M. Cooper, 1751. First edition. Quarto. 37pp, [3]. With a half-title, a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf, and three fine engraved vignettes by Boitard. Recent plain grey paper boards. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp, a very good copy. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19192
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
WEBB, Daniel. Remarks on the beauties of poetry. London. Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1762. First edition. 8vo. [4], 125pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent calf backed blue paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Stamped in blind by Worchester Public Library to title, subsequent two leaves, and final three leaves, all leaves lightly toned, marginal dust-soiling to final gathering and blank RFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12210