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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
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
SMITH, Robert. Poems of controversy betwixt Episcopacy and Presbytery: also several poems and merry songs on other subjects. With some funeral elegies on various nobleman and gentlemen. Edinburgh. [s.n.] Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1714, [1869]. 8vo. Limited to 70 copies. viii, vii, [13], 120pp, [4]. With a preliminary publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities marked, lightly rubbed, chipping to lettering-piece. Blank paper label pasted to FEP, light foxing to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 85.00 Antiquates Ref. 16786
WORDSWORTH, William. Poems of Wordsworth. London. W. Kent & Co., 1880. 16mo. Dimensions 70 x 110 mm. In two volumes. xii, 308; viii, 312pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight chipping to heads of spines, top-edges dusty. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12213
BLACKLOCK, Thomas. Poems on Several Occasions. Glasgow. Printed for the Author, 1746. 8vo. [8], 88pp. With an errata slip pasted to verso of title page. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor shelf-wear. Some loss to lower corners of leaves C4 and E4, neat repair to head of leaves G1-2 at gutter (just touching text, without loss), small burn hole to upper corner of leaf I4, occasional spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22056
[PRIOR, Matthew]. Poems on Several Occasions. London. Printed for J. Tonson, and J. Barber, 1725. 12mo. In two volumes. [26], 231pp, [5]. 259pp, [5]. With an engraved frontispiece of the author to volume one and elaborate devices and initials throughout. Bound in nineteenth-century full calf with contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Paper library shelving labels the FEP of both. Remarkably well-travelled with only the slightest of soiling to boards and some rubbing to ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 11093
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
BROWNE, Thomas, Rev.. Poems on several occasions. London. Printed for Vernor & Hood, 1800. First edition. 8vo. xxviii, 179pp, [1]. With and engraved portrait frontispiece and a list of subscribers. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Boards worn. Hinges exposed, lightly browned. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21790
GRANT, Mrs. Poems on various subjects. Edinburgh. Printed for the Author by J. Moir, 1803. First edition. 8vo. 447pp. With a list of subscribers. Uncut in recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11594
COLERIDGE, Hartley. Poems. Vol I. [all published]. Leeds. Published by F.E. Bindley, 1833. First edition, first issue. 8vo. viii, 144, [2], 145-157pp, [3]. The first issue, with 'Vol I.' to title. Uncut in original publisher's cloth backed paper boards, neatly re-backed with original spine laid down, remains of printed lettering-piece. Rubbed to extremities, one or two quires loosening. Within later folding box and slipcase. Henry Nelson Coleridge's copy, with his ink inscription 'H.N. Coleridge Hampstead 1833' to head of title and a manuscript ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14391
CLEVELAND, John. Poems...With Additions, never before Printed. [London]. [s.n.], Printed in the Yeare 1654 Eleventh edition. 8vo. [4], 107pp, [3], 12pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Without terminal blank. Finely bound in twentieth-century brown morocco, ruled and decorated in blind, lettered to spine in gilt. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slightest of shelf wear to extremities, else a fine copy. Portrait neatly restored to verso, without loss. Early ink inscription of J. Pirie to head of title, recent bookplate of Christopher Rowe to FEP.
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£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14132
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
MASON, A[braham] J[ohn]. Poetical essays. London. Printed for the Author, by W. Scars...and sold by T. Boys, 1822. First edition. 8vo. [8], 111pp, [1]. With 11 engraved illustrations in the text (including title page vignette), executed by the author, after designs by John Thurston, and a list of subscribers. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, recently rebacked, marbled edges. Boards heavily rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, inked ownership inscriptions of Andrew Fletcher Salton to verso of FFEP and head ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18026
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
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
LEE, Henry. Poetic impressions. A Pocket Book, with scraps and memorandums. Including the Washing Day, Ironing Day; Brewing Day; Quarter Day; And Saturday. London. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1817. First edition. 12mo. [2], x, 187pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards, recently rebacked in brown paper. Slight tear to head of spine, a trifle marked. Lightly foxed and dust-soiled, overall internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'With the author's compts. to / Mr. Gould Read'. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15386