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CONGREVE, William. The works of william congreve...Consisting of His plays and poems. Birmingham. Printed by John Baskerville; For J. and R. Tonson, 1761. 8vo. In three volumes. xxiv, [16], 164, [20], 187-358, [2]; [12], 17-274, [20], 295-514, [2]; [12], 17-514pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I and a further five engraved plates. Finely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 17563
POPE, Alexander. The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem...adorned with plates. London. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for F.J. Du Roveray..., 1801. 8vo. xxix, 79pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece and five further engraved plates. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, gilt. A.E.G. Rubbed, slight spotting to plates, light offsetting. Franklin D. Roosevelt's copy, with his ink inscription 'Franklin D. Roosevelt Hyde Park from Aunt Corinne' and the bookplate of Isabelle Fleming, with a further pencilled inscription pointing to this: 'a descendent of Pochontas and from her intellectual descendent to ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18844
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
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. A Collection of poems Written upon several occasions By several persons. With many Additions, Never before in Print. London. Printed for Tho. Collins and John Ford...and Will. Cademan, 1673. Second edition. 8vo. [6], 128, 131-185pp, [1]. Recased in contemporary blind-ruled sheep, later gilt lettering to spine. New endpapers. Late eighteenth-century Porkington Library shelf label to FEP, early ink inscription of 'Ellen Owen' to head of title. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spine a trifle faded and creased. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15004
[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
MOORE, [Thomas]. Moore's irish melodies. London. Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. First edition. Quarto. iv, [6], 280pp. With decorative borders and Illustrations after Daniel Maclise to every page of the main body of text (excluding preface, index etc.) engraved by F. P. Becker. Handsomely bound by Bickers & Son in contemporary richly-tooled green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G., elaborate green and red morocco doublures at front and rear both featuring four onlays and elaborate gilt fillets, cream moire ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 18760
[GORE, Miss]. [MARCAILHOU, G.]. [Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]. Ipswich. Cowell's Anastatic Press, [c.1860]. First edition. Oblong folio. [8]ff. Drophead title. With eight lithographic plates (one of which photographically lithographed?), each with detailing added in pen and ink, some with additional wash, as issued. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and lightly marked, with tears to spine, some loss at head. Occasional spotting to text and plates. Ink inscription, dated 1889, of 'J.E.P. Fitzgerald', noting that 'This Book ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 15333
COLERIDGE, Hartley. Poems. Vol I. [all published]. Leeds. Published by F.E. Bindley, 1833. First edition, first issue. 8vo. viii, 144, [2], 145-157pp, [3]. The first issue, with 'Vol I.' to title. Uncut in original publisher's cloth backed paper boards, neatly re-backed with original spine laid down, remains of printed lettering-piece. Rubbed to extremities, one or two quires loosening. Within later folding box and slipcase. Henry Nelson Coleridge's copy, with his ink inscription 'H.N. Coleridge Hampstead 1833' to head of title and a manuscript ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14391
ISHIGURO, Kazuo. A pale view of the hills. New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1982. First American edition. 8vo. 183pp, [1]. Original publisher's teal cloth-backed cream paper boards, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear to foot, short tear to dustwrapper at base of spine, publisher's black 'P' remainder mark to lower edge. Signed by the author to title page. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20773
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
BOWDLER, Miss [Jane]. Poems and essays, by the late miss bowdler. Published for the benefit of the general hospital at bath. Bath. Printed by R. Cruttwell, 1793. Seventh edition. 8vo. vi, [2], 289pp, [1]. With a half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary red morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. With a well-executed fore-edge painting depicting a pastoral scene. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription to p.[vii], occasional inked underlining/highlighting, lightly spotted. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20011
ROWE, N[icholas]. The tragedy of jane shore. Written in Imitation of Shakespear's Style. London. Printed for Bernard Lintott, [1714]. First edition, first issue. [8], 63pp, [1]. Without initial leaf (half-title?). ESTC T55544

[Bound after:] Memoirs of the lives of King Edward IV. And jane shore. London. Printed for E. Curll, 1714. First edition. 28pp. ESTC T139789.

Quarto. Nineteenth-century half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and a little marked, slight chipping to lettering-piece. Pen-trials to title and final page of first mentioned work, terminal leaf of ... More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18582
[KEBLE, John]. The christian year: thoughts in verse for the sundays and holydays throughout the year. Oxford. Printed by W. Baxter, For J. Parker; and C. and J. Rivington, 1827. First edition. 12mo. xii, 201, [1]; viii, 200pp, [2]. With half-titles to each volume and a terminal errata leaf to Vol II. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards (blue for Vol. I, brown for Vol II), expertly rebacked to style in contrasting paper. Some marking to boards, loss to extremities. With an entire A.L.S. from the author to 'The Revd. F. Kilvert, Claverton Lodge, Bath', loosely inserted, spotted, ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18023
OVID. GOWER, John. Ovid's festivalls, or Romane Calendar, Translated into English verse equinumerally. [Cambridge]. Printed by Roger Daniel, Printer to the University of Cambridge: And are to be sold by M[ichael] S[parke] junior, 1640. 8vo. [42], 146pp, [2]. With an initial leaf, blank except for a fleuron, and a terminal imprimatur leaf. Title in red and black. Later blind-tooled calf, gilt. Extremities worn, insect damage, surface loss, and marking to boards. Shelf-label of the Porkington Library to FEP, occasional ink-spotting, family chronology to recto of initial blank leaf, pen-trials to title-page, p.146, and imprimatur leaf. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15017
[GILPIN, John]. [COWPER, William - Adaptations]. The life of John Gilpin, taken From divers Manuscripts in the Possession of the Family, and now published, for the first Time, by their Permission, for the Gratification of the Public Curiousity, respecting so extraordinary a Character... Dublin. Printed for Messrs. Burnet, White, Burton, H. Whitestone, Byrne, Cash, M'Donnel, and Marchbank, 1785. First Dublin edition. 12mo. viii, 144pp. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, later sympathetic repairs to upper joint, short split to foot of lower joint. Inscriptions of George Gore, along with other pen-trials, to blank fly-leaves and dedication leaf, some marginal worming at end. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 17573
[ROSCOE, William]. Mount pleasant: a descriptive poem. To which is added, an ode. Warrington. Printed by W. Eyres, for J. Johnson, 1777. First edition. Quarto. 49pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent calf-backed plain paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Slightest of loss to margin of E4, very small hole to G3 - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15143
[ROSCOE, William]. [The Butterfly's Ball, featured within The Lady's Monthly Museum Vol. I]. London. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1806. First edition. 8vo. Comprising six issues from July to December 1806. iv, 288pp, [4]. With 12 engraved plates, six of which hand-coloured. Contemporary calf-tipped marbled boards, recently rebacked, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Some rubbing to boards. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Sandra Dolby / 2 July 1807', small hole to text of one leaf, light foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15160
DUPORT, James. Musae subsecivae, seu Poetica Stromata. Cantabrigiae, [i.e. Cambridge]. Ex Officina Joann. Hayes, celeberrimae Academiae Typographi, 1676. First edition. 8vo. [6], 576pp, [12]. Eighteenth-century gilt-ruled calf. Rubbed, with chipping to spine, short cracks to joints. Armorial bookplate of the Dukes of Leeds to FEP. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 13458
ORCZY, Baroness. 'Skin O'My Tooth' His Memoirs, by his Confidential Clerk. London. Hodder and Stoughton, [1928]. First edition. 8vo. 307pp, [8] publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's light blue cloth, lettered in black, dustwrapper. Very minor rubbing to extremities, slight bubbling of cloth to boards, light browning to head and foot of spine, wrapper extensively sympathetically restored and a trifle creased and dust soiled. A little browning to blank endpapers, occasional spot of mild foxing in places, overall internally clean and crisp. A very good copy, ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 11108
[SURTEES, Robert Smith]. Mr Facey Romford's Hounds. London. Bradbury and Evans, [1865]. First edition. 8vo. In original 12 monthly parts. With 24 hand-coloured etched plates by John Leech and Halbot Knight Browne. Original publisher's brick-red pictorial wrappers, housed in recent custom red morocco pull-off case by W. Root & Son of London. Case a trifle rubbed, with bookplates of Samuel Henry Austin and Lucius Wilmerding. Very slight chipping to spines, upper panel of part I detached from text-block. Internally clean ... More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 10191