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[GREEN, Charles Edward]. Lives in a lowland parish. Edinburgh and Glasgow. John Menzies & Co., 1906. First edition. 8vo. 118pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green morocco-backed green cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Light rubbed, spine slightly sunned. Small spot of soiling to verso of half-title, lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to blank fly-leaf; To / Mr. J. Hamilton Jameson / with kind regards / from the author's wife.' More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14500
[HUDDESFORD, George]. Salmagundi; a miscellaneous combination of original poetry: consisting of illusions of fancy; amatory, elegiac, lyrical, epigrammatical, and other palatable ingredients. London. Printed by T. Bensley, 1791. First edition. Quarto. [6], 151pp, [3]. With an additional engraved title-page and a terminal errata leaf.Recent brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, very occasional contemporary inked manuscript corrections to text. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19191
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
COWPER, William. Poems...With a memoir of the author by the rev. henry stebbing a.m.. London. Printed for Scott, Webster, and Geary, [s.d., c.1840] 12mo. 416pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Ellen Stockdale to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light spotting to frontispiece and engraved title page. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20497
[CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY]. Cambridge prize poems: being a complete collection of the english poems which have obtained the chancellor's gold medal in the university of cambridge. London. Printed for T. and J. Allman, 1819. Second edition. 12mo. [6], 205pp, [3]. Title in red and black. With three final publisher's advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities worn and marked, joints split, lower board and spine cracked, loss to head and foot, lettering-piece chipped. Foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21246
DAVIDSON, John. Testaments: No. I. The testament of a vivisector. London. Grant Richards, 1901. First edition. 27pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[Bound with:] DAVIDSON, John. Testaments. No. II. The testament of a man forbid. London. Grant Richards, 1901. First edition. 29pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[And:] DAVIDSON, John. Testaments. No. III. The testament of an empire-builder. London. Grant Richards, 1902. First edition. 81pp, [1]. With a half-title and an initial leaf of publisher's advertisements.

Quarto. Contemporary black half-morocco, cloth boards, gilt. ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21591
ARNOLD, Matthew. Poetical works. London. Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1899. 8vo. xii, [2], 510pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Partially unopened in contemporary red half-morocco, red cloth boards, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked gift inscription to head of title page, short vertical tear to leaf A8 (blank but for caption title), small hole to margin of leaf B2, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21640
PERCY, Thomas. The Boy's Percy: being Old Ballads of War, Adventure and Love from bishop thomas percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry...Edited for boys with an introduction by sidney lanier. London. Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, [s.d., c. 1883] 8vo. xxxi, [1], 441pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 49 illustrations in the text after original designs by E. B. Bensell. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, marbled edges. Extremities sunned, a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16494
READE, Charles. Christie Johnstone. A novel. London. Richard Bentley, 1853. First edition. 8vo. [4], 334pp, [2]. Contemporary red half-morocco, buckram boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Jame K. Howard to FEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21707
[LE SAGE, Alain Rene]. The history and adventures of gil blas, of santillane... London. Printed for the proprietors; and sold by all booksellers in town and country, 1795. New edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. 357pp, [1]. The title page is a cancel; a reissue of Hogg's edition of [1794] without the advertisement on the verso of p.357. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, some surface loss to upper board and spine. Recent book-label of J. F. Fuggles to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription of M. Lodge to recto of FFEP, a trifle toned. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21634
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
BARTON, Bernard. Poetic vigils. London. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1824. First edition. 8vo. 12, [2], xii, 308pp. With an initial publisher's advertisement catalogue and two final leaves of advertisements. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities worn, upper joint split. Recent bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19065
[CALVERLEY, Charles Stuart]. Fly leaves. Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co., 1872. First edition. 8vo. iv, 120pp. Bound by Potter & Sons of York in contemporary half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting, later bookplate of Ronald and Jay Hamilton to REP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19068
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