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BURNS, Robert. Poems, chiefly in the scottish dialect. Kilmarnock [i.e. Toronto]. Printed by John Wilson [i.e. Printed by James McKie for J. Campbell], 1786 [i.e. 1870] 8vo. 240pp. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Extremities marked and lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by James Mckie to verso of title page. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13780
SMITH, Stevie. Mother, what is man?. [London]. Jonathan Cape, 1942. First edition. 8vo. 80pp. With numerous line-drawings by the author in the text. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a trifle marked, lightly rubbed, some chipping/loss to edges and head and foot of spine panel. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21471
ISHIGURO, Kazuo. An Artist of the Floating World. London. Faber and Faber, 1986. First edition, second issue. 8vo. 206pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very light damp-staining to head of dustwrapper, else clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21461
CATULLUS. Catulli carmina: the poems of catullus. London. The Piazza Press: issued to subscriber's by Peter Davies, 1929. Limited edition. 8vo. Limited edition, no. 476 of 500 copies printed on Italian mould-made paper. xvi, 215pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and English text. With an illustrated frontispiece and a further seven illustrated plates by Vera Willoughby. Original publisher's vellum, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle discoloured. Bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to FEP, internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21556
SMOLLETT, T[obias]. The expedition of humphry clinker. London. Printed for the Proprietors, by J. F. Dove, 1825. 12mo. x, [1], 12-380pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary green morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21570
BEATTIE, James. The minstrel; or, the progress of genius: and Other Poems. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1827. 12mo. xiv, 176pp. With an additional engraved title page and a further five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, pencilled annotations to front blank fly-leaves, occasional inked highlighting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21569
MACDONALD, Wilson. A flagon of beauty. Toronto. The Pine Tree Publishing Co., [1931]. First edition. 8vo. Author's edition, limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 155. 217pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy faux leather. Lightly rubbed. Illustrated endpapers, armorial bookplate of Edgar Allison Eaton to FEP, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to limitation page: 'Edgar Allison Eaton: / May "the dreaming of some visionary mind" / be yours. / Wilson MacDonald, / December 3rd / 1931'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21641
GARNETT, Richard. Poems. London. Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 350 copies printed for England. xii, 172, [4], 15pp, [1]. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Printed limitation statement tipped-in to FFEP. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's tan buckram, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate of Amber Reeves to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21709
PARNELL, Thomas. Poems on several occasions... London. Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1760. 12mo. [2], v, [1], 7-252pp, [2]. Contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards worn. Contemporary shelf-label to FEP, small hole to leaf H9 (not touching text), very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21733
DOBELL, Sydney. England in time of war. London. Smith, Elder & Co., 1856. First edition. 8vo. iv, 200, 3, [1], 16pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Later bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21773
WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. The tent on the beach and other poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First American edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-172pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, library shelf reference in correction fluid to spine. Later bookplate of Mary C. Young to FEP, ink-stamps of St. Joseph's Seminary Library to FEP, p.33, and REP, inked inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21769
WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. Home ballads and poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1861. Second edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-206pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21768
[HALLECK, Fitz-Greene]. Fanny, with other poems. New York. Harper and Brothers, 1839. 12mo. 130pp, [2]. With an engraved title page. Original publisher's blind-ruled brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked. Decorated endpapers, later armorial bookplate (designed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour) of Owen Franklin Aldis to FEP, presentation plate of Yale University Library (dated 1911) to REP, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21770
SHERRIFF, R. C.. The long sunset. London. Elek Books, 1955. First edition. 8vo. 94pp. Original publisher's cream cloth, lettered in red. Very minor shelf-wear. Endpapers lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21786
OUTRAM, George. Legal & other lyrics. London. T. N. Foulis, [1916]. 8vo. [12], 203pp, [5]. With 15 illustrations by Edmund J. Sullivan and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, T.E.G., pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper lightly soiled, chipping to head of spine panel. Bookplate of Thomas Birkett to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21854