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LUCAN, Marcus Annaeus. Marci annaei lucani pharsalia, sive de bello civili, libri x. Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. In Aedibus Roberti Urie, 1751. 8vo. [4], 308pp. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked, slight splitting to upper joint. Later bookplate and shelf-labels of W. E. Hope Vere, Craigie Hall, and book-label of J. L. Weir to FEP (obscuring contemporary armorial bookplate and inked ownership inscription). More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18548
LA FONTAINE, Jean de. Contes et nouvelles en vers. Paris. Les editions G. Cres et Cie., 1922. 8vo. In two volumes. xviii, [2], 355, [1]; [4], 387pp, [3]. With numerous engraved plates after designs by Charles Eisen. Contemporary gilt-tooled brown crushed morocco, T.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, internally immaculate. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19589
[HURDIS, James]. The village curate, a poem. Bishopstone, Sussex. Printed at the Author's own press, and sold by J. Johnson, 1797. A new and improved edition (being the fourth). 8vo. [4], 136pp, [2]. Without one final publisher's advertisement leaf. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed. Lightly toned and spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20863
SCHUTZE, [Johann Stephan]. Taschenbuch fur das jahr 1823. Der Liebe und Freundschaft gewidmet. Frankfurt am Main. Friedrich Wilmans, [1823]. 16mo. [4], 32, 288pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and engraved title page, and a further 17 finely executed engraved plates; 12 of which curiously only occupy half of a page. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, offsetting to title. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20389
BIRD, James. Poetical memoirs. The exile, a tale. London. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1823. First edition. 8vo. [4], 134pp, [2]. Contemporary gilt-tooled navy calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Later bookplate of the Sondley Reference Library, North Carolina, to FEP, with their embossed stamp to title page, and ink reference stamps to verso of title and foot of p.129, recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'Mr. ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20217
STEELE, [Richard]. The funeral; and the Tender Husband: comedies. London. Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1712. [24], 160pp, [2]. Each play has a separate title page, but the register and pagination are continuous. ESTC T60372.

[Bound with:] STEELE, [Richard]. The lying lover: or, Ladies Friendship. A comedy. London. Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1712. Second edition. [12], 80pp, [4]. With initial and terminal advertisement leaves. ESTC T9517.

12mo. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf. Extremities worn, remnant of paper label to lower compartment of spine, ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20930
BROWN, Thomas, The Younger [MOORE, Thomas]. Intercepted letters; or, the Twopenny Post=Bag. To which are added, trifles reprinted. London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1822. xxiv, 119pp, [1].

[Uniformly bound with:] MOORE, Thomas. Epistles, odes, and other poems. London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1822. Sixth edition. In two volumes. xv, [1], 176; vii, [1], 182pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a final publisher's advertisement leaf to Vol. II.

[And:] MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon... London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1820. Tenth edition. In two volumes. xlvii, ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21739
MASON, William. Carattaco poema drammatico scritto sul modello della tragedia greca antica da guglielmo mason ec. ec. Dall' inglese recato in verso italiano da t. j. mathias. Napoli [i.e. Naples]. Da' Torchi di Agnelo Nobile, 1823. 8vo. xx, 133pp, [3]. Uncut in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle marked, loss to head and foot of spine. Lightly foxed internally. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title by translator Thomas James Mathias; 'Dall' Autore'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16128
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. Decii junii juvenalis et a. persii flacci satyrae. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis J. Brindley, 1744. 12mo. [2], 116pp. With an engraved title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19253
CURWEN, Annie Isabel. Poems. Barrow-in-Furness. The Barrow Printing Company, 1899. First edition. 8vo. 284pp. With a portrait frontispiece. Contemporary brown morocco, gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Upper joint partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20021
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
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. ROSS, Martin. In Mr Knox's Country. London. Longmans, Green and Co., 1915. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 311pp, [1]. With a half-title and eight illustrated plates by E. OE. Somerville. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, white, and black. Lightly rubbed and marked, spotting to fore-edge, corners bumped, a trifle cocked. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, signed by Somerville to recto of FFEP and title-page. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18251
BRAMAH, Ernest. Kai lung's golden hours. London. Grant Richards Ltd., 1924. 8vo. Limited edition, number 131 of 200 copies signed by the author. xv, [1], 306pp, [2]. With a half-title. Original publisher's tan cloth-backed grey paper boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, printed paper dust-wrapper. Very slight chipping to dustwrapper, light browning to endpapers, else clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18316
CONRAD, Joseph. The rover. London. T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., 1923. First edition. 8vo. 317pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Slightest of marking to boards, fore-edge foxed, dustwrapper lightly dust-soiled and a trifle chipped. Browning to endpapers, else internally immaculate. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18283