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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
WOTTON, Sr. Hen. Reliquiae Wottonianae. Or, a collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of Sundry Personages: And other Incomparable Pieces of Language and Art. London. Printed by Thomas Maxey, 1651. First edition. 12mo. [60], 540pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece and three further engraved portraits. Finely bound in nineteenth-century blue morocco, spine richly gilt in compartments, by R. Wallis. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest of shelf-wear. Occasional early manuscript notes washed away during nineteenth-century binding work. Book label of Wm. Major Scott, MA and bookplate of Bibliotheca Piscatoria Lynniana to FEP, further book label of ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 11401
[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
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
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
WAUGH, Evelyn. Wine in peace and war. London. Saccone & Speed Limited, [1947]. First edition. 8vo. 77pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's pictorial paper boards. With plain glassine dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to FEP, leaves toned and foxed. More > £ 65.00 Antiquates Ref. 21568
WARING, Robert. Amoris Effigies: Sive, Quid Fit Amor?.... Londini, [i.e. London]. Excudebat J. Redmyane, 1671. Fifth Edition. 24mo. [14], 10, 138pp, [6]. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, lightly rubbed, with small incision to lower board. Upper hinge split. Early inked price of 6d to FFEP, and eighteenth-century inscription of lawyer Newcommon Wallis to blank-fly. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 15401
WALLER, Edmund. Poems on several occasions. Glasgow. Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1770. 12mo. [12], 264pp. With a half-title. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Private embossed stamp of George L. Adlercron to title-page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 18811
VOSS, Johann Heinrich. Mythologische briefe. Stuttgart. In Der J. B. Metzler'schen, 1827. Second edition. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 307, [1], xxii, 386pp. Near contemporary brown half-cloth, green buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, paper library shelf label to upper boards, corners bumped. Foxed throughout. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14035
VIRGIL. DRYDEN, John. The works of Virgil, translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden. London. Printed for James Swan...For Vernor and Hood et al., 1803. New edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. In three volumes. [32], xlii, 223, [1], [4], cxvi, 260; [4], 326pp, [4]. With 15 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed to spines, a trifle sunned and soiled. Marbled endpapers, an internally clean and crisp set. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12200
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile. A Geneve [i.e. Geneva]. [s.n.], 1777. 12mo. [4], 191pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked inscription to head of title-page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19258
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile, traduites en vers francais par de lille. Edition a laquelle on a joint le texte latin, avec les notes et les variantes. A Paris. Chez Bleuet, [1794]. 8vo. 384pp. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and four engraved plates. Bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership initials to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18374
VENTOUILLAC, L. T.. The french librarian, or literary guide, pointing out the best works of the principle writers of france, in every branch of literature; with criticisms, personal anecdotes, and bibliographical notices; precede by a sketch of the progress of french literature. London. Treuttel, Wurtz, Treuttel, Jun. and Richter, 1829. 8vo. [4], xliv, 536pp. With a 16pp. publisher's catalogue bound-in. Largely unopened in original publisher's blue paper boards, backed in brown paper, printed paper title label. A trifle rubbed, some loss to title label and paper of board edges. Overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13365
VANIERE, Jacques. Jacobi vanierii e societate jesu, praedium rusticum. Lutetiae Parisiorum [i.e. Paris]. Apud Joannem Le Clerc, 1707. 8vo. [6], 268pp, [12]. With 10 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, deleted ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly-leaf, inked ownership inscription to title page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 18853
THOMSON, James. Agamemnon. A tragedy. Acted at the theatre-royal in drury-lane, By His Majesty's Servants. London. Printed for, and Sold by A. Millar, 1738. First edition. 8vo. [6], 71pp, [1]. Without initial advertisement leaf. Recent plain paper wrappers. Minor wear to extremities. Title-page and terminal leaf foxed, ink ownership inscription to head of title, clipping of 'A song by Mr. Thomson, Author of the Seasons' pasted beneath dramatis personae, lightly browned throughout. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14976