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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
THACKERAY, Anne Ritchie. The Village on the Cliff. By the Author of 'The Story of Elizabeth'.. London. Smith, Elder & Co., 1867. Third Edition. 8vo. xi, 318pp. Engraved frontispiece and four other engravings. Half tan morocco over marbled boards by Worsfold. Marbled end papers. Elaborate gilt decoration and titling to spine. A.E.G. Slight splitting to foot of upper board with rubbing to spine and extremities with a small scratch to top of upper board. Occasional very minor smudges to margins and slight oxidisation to illustrations. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 10239
BROWN, C. R. (Editor). Scottish Annual 1859. Edinburgh. A. & C. Black, 1859. First edition. 8vo. viii, 412pp. With an illustrated decorative title page and and engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind stamped, pebbled green cloth, richly gilt, A.E.G., yellow tinted endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, with ink inscription of 'Samuel Loverly, With the Editors Complts. Xmas 1858' to recto of FFEP, with further later inscriptions in ink and pencil to ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12027
GROSCLAUDE. Les gaietes de l'annee (deuxieme annee). Paris. Librairie Moderne, 1887. 8vo. [4], 310pp, [2]. With numerous illustrations in the text by Caran d'Ache. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, original publisher's illustrated paper wraps bound-in. Minor wear to extremities, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, occasional spots of foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13400
[BRYAN]. The Temple of Fame. A poem. Inscrib'd to Mr. Congreve. London. Printed and Sold by H. Hills, 1709. 8vo. 15pp, [1]. With a terminal page of publisher's advertisements. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities. Text-block working loose of binding, light damp-staining to bottom corner and gutter margin of all leaves. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13405
[MOORE, Thomas]. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. Third edition. 8vo. [4], 397pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, else a crisp copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14308
D[enman], G[eorge]. Black eyed susan done into greek. [Cambridge]. [Printed by C. J. Clay, M.A. and Sons, at the University Press], [1886]. First edition. 12mo. [8]pp. Parallel English and Greek text. Disbound. Evidently removed from larger volume, with four leaves of an unidentified list of donations, with the later typed heading 'George Denman Scholarship', attached to rear. Slightest of dust-soiling and creasing to title, else a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14766
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
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. Pizarro; a tragedy, in five acts; as performed at the theatre royal in Drury-Lane: taken from the german drama of kotzebue; and adapted to the english stage. London. Printed for James Ridgway, 1799. First edition. 8vo. [8], 76pp, [4]. Without two terminal advertisement leaves. Final line of Act 4 [p. 64] reads: "No!---thought and memory are my Hell.", a variant edition reads: "No living---thought and memory are my Hell." Recent plain paper wrappers. Slight chipping to spine. Title-page a trifle dust-soiled and working loose, small marginal hole to G3, very light damp-staining to latter half of text-block. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14966
DE LA MARE, F[rederick] A[rchibald]. G. B. Lancaster 1873-1945: a tribute. [Hamilton, New Zealand]. Printed for Private Circulation [The Waikato Times], [1945]. First edition. 8vo. 17pp, [2]. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle dust-soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'E. M. Sladden / from F. A. de la Mare / 6th August 1957'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16589
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Wild flowers; or, pastoral and local poetry. London. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe...and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. First edition. 12mo. v, [4], viii-x, 132pp. With an engraved frontispiece and seven engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary inked gift inscription to head of title-page; 'F. G. Spencer / given to him by his Father / 1811', internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 18719
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Rural tales, ballads, and songs. London. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe...and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. Sixth edition. 12mo. [2], vi, 123pp, [5]. With 11 engraved plates and two terminal publisher's advertisement leaves. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary inked gift inscription to head of title-page; 'F. G. Spencer / given to him by his Father / 1811', very occasional slight chipping to margins, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 18721
RAIT, Robert Sangster. "The Kingis Quair" and The New Criticism. Aberdeen. A. Brown & Co., 1898. First edition. 8vo. 27pp, [5]. With two terminal publisher's advertisement leaves. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Sunned, a trifle marked, chipping to spine, Contemporary inked ownership inscription to upper panel. Very occasional ink highlighting, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 18907