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MILTON, John. DUNSTER, Charles. Paradise regained, a poem, in four books...A new edition, with notes of various authors, By Charles Dunster, M.A.. London. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun, and W. Davies, (successors to Mr. Cadell), 1795. First Dunster Edition. Quarto. [4], iv, [4], 280pp. With large folding map of the Mediterranean and Middle East as frontispiece. Uncut in recent half calf over marbled boards, contrasting title label, gilt. Very slight rubbing to spine, else a fine copy. A little marginal worming to preliminaries. With attractive contemporary bookplate of S. Harward's Circulating Library, Colonnade Buildings, Cheltenham to FEP, inscribed 'Presented to me by the Editor, C.D.' More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 11352
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
LECONTE DE LISLE. Poemes barbares. Paris. Alphonse Lemerre, [s.d., c.1890s] [6], 368pp, [2]. With a half-title.

[Bound uniformly with:] LECONTE DE LISLE. Derniers poemes. Paris. Alphonse Lemerre, [s.d., c.1890s]. [8], 315pp, [1]. With a half-title.

12mo. Attractively bound by P. Affolter in contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, spine richly gilt. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17438
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
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
INGELOW, Jean. Poems. Boston. Roberts Brothers, 1865. Author's edition, thirteenth thousand. 8vo. 256, 10pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed. Later inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'John Linnell sen. 1865 from the Author' - likely landscape and portrait painter, and rival of Constable, John Linnell (1792-1882), with whom Ingelow corresponded. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22218
COWPER, William. Poems. London. Published by Thos. Kelly, 1819. 8vo. In two volumes. [2], 343, [1]; [2], iv, [4], 367pp, [1]. With an engraved title page to each volume, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a further four engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled diced calf. Extremities sunned and lightly rubbed. Occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22206
HARRISON, Harry. Poems. Clapham. Published by the author, 1887. First edition. 8vo. vii, [2], 10-152pp. Original publisher's decorated red cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine marked and sunned, red ink-stain to lower edge.Later bookplate of Thomas Brayshaw to FEP, endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21882
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. New edition. 8vo. [8], 251pp, [1]. With a half-title, numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to half-title, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20496
BRYANT, William Cullen. Poems... Liverpool. John Walker, 1850. 8vo. xv, [9], 275pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of half-title. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23206
WILBERFORCE, Edward. BLANCHARD, Edmund Forster. Poems. London. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1857. First edition. 8vo. iv, 149pp, [1], 24pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Newspaper review pasted to verso of FFEP, occasional spotting. Presentation copy, signed by Edward Wilberforce to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19067
CRESSWELL, Walter D'Arcy. Poems (1921-1927). London. Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd., 1928. First edition. 8vo. [10], 78pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and bumped, chipping to dustwrapper spine. Inked correction to p.57, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 20076
BOWDLER, Miss [Jane]. Poems and essays. London. Printed for William Baynes and Son, 1824. 12mo. x, [2], 176pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20498
HOYLAND, Francis. Poems and translations. London. Printed for W. Bristow, 1763. First edition. Quarto. [2], 54pp. With an advertisement leaf (misbound after title). Recent brown paper wrappers. Extremities lightly rubbed. Foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22134
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
MYLNE, James. Poems, consisting of miscellaneous pieces, and two tragedies. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech, and Sold by T. Cadell, London, 1790. First edition. 8vo. 435pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, loss to spine, joints split, upper board detached, some marking, corners bumped. Newspaper clipping pasted to FFEP, occasional light creasing, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11597
MYLNE, James. Poems, consisting of miscellaneous pieces and two tragedies. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech and sold by T. Cadell, 1790. First edition. 8vo. 8pp, xxiii, [1], 435pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Uncut, bound in recent calf-backed brown cloth boards with contrasting blue lettering-piece. Very slightly rubbed. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP reading 'Lochill in Haddingtonshire', light marginal soiling in places but overall a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11765
[ROSCOE FAMILY]. Poems for youth. By a family circle. London. Printed for Robinson and Sons, 1820. First edition. 12mo. iv, 106pp. Contemporary straight-grained green morocco, gilt, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-down, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking. Recent endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Ink gift inscription to verso of FFEP; 'Sarah Touchet / from Wm. Greg'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15148