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THIRLWALL, Connop. Primitiae; or, essays and poems on various subjects, Religious, moral and entertaining.. London. Printed for the Author by T. Plummer, 1809. First Edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 230pp, xvi, [2]. With a lithographed portrait frontispiece and a list of subscriber's. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, some loss to spine, chipping to lettering-piece. Later armorial bookplate to FEP, foxed, very occasional marginal chipping/tearing. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16784
STATIUS, Publius Papinus. Publii Papinii Statii Sylvarum libri v. Cum notis ad marginem Commentarii vice, Quas undecunque collegit thomas stephens, Scholae buriensis Moderator. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Cambridge]. Apud Thomam Buck, 1651. First edition. 8vo. [16], 128, 127-163, [9], 48pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary calf, later rebacked and recornered, later red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed. Later endpapers, manuscript note pasted to FEP, ink library shelf-marks to head of title, ink-stamps of the British Museum - with later withdrawn stamps dated 1818 - to verso of title-page, p.97, and p.48, occasional ink underlining, spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 15399
TERENCE. Publii Terentii Afri comoediae, Phaedri fabulae Aesopiae, Publii Syri et aliorum veterum sententiae, ex recensione et cum notis Richardi Bentleii. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Canterbury]. Apud Cornelium Crownfield, 1726. Quarto. In two parts. [7], xxv, 444; [8], 87pp, [1]. With two engraved plates. The second part has a separate title page reading: 'Phaedri Augusti liberti fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque...Cantabrigiae apud Cornelium Crownfield'. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Recent book-label of Peter Allan Hansen to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to FFEP, minute worm-trail to gutter. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19153
HORACE. Q. horati flacci. Opera. Londini [i.e. London]. Kegan Paul, Trench & Soc., 1882. 12mo. [4], 293pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Title in red and black. Bound by Suttaby of London in contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine sunned, a trifle rubbed and marked. Decorated endpapers, recent bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to verso of FFEP, else internally immaculate. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16642
[HEY, Rebecca]. Recollections of the lakes, and other poems. London. Tilt and Bogue, 1841. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 284pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, splitting to upper joint. Hinges partially exposed, ink-stamp of Mimpriss & Co., Cheltenham to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22217
[SMITH, Horace]. [SMITH, James]. Rejected addresses: or, the new theatrum poetarum. London. Printed for John Miller, 1813. Twelfth edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xiii, [3], 127pp, [1]. Without half-title. Contemporary red morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked ownership inscriptions to verso of FFEP and head of title page, some loss to head of leaf F10 (p.115-6) - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20402
[SMITH, Horace]. [SMITH, James]. Rejected addresses: or, the new theatrum poetarum. London. John Murray, 1833. Eighteenth edition. 8vo. [iii]-xxxi, [1], 170pp. With engraved frontispiece (features picked out in rouge), without half-title. Contemporary pink calf, gilt, spine richly so, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Light rubbing and slight marking to extremities, slight spotting and offsetting, else fine. Presentation copy, inscribed '1838 This Book was presented to Sir Edward Sugden by one of its authors and his faithful friend and servant James Smith' More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12747
WEBB, Daniel. Remarks on the beauties of poetry. London. Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1762. First edition. 8vo. [4], 125pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent calf backed blue paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Stamped in blind by Worchester Public Library to title, subsequent two leaves, and final three leaves, all leaves lightly toned, marginal dust-soiling to final gathering and blank RFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12210
TESAURO, Emanuele. Reverendi patris emanuelis thesauri e societate jesu caesares; Et ejusdem varia carmina: Quibus accesserunt Nobilissimorum Orientis & Occidentis Pontificum elogia, & varia opera Poetica. Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Excudebat L. Lichfield, Impensis Gulielmi Webb, 1637. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition]. 12mo. [6], 151pp, [1]. Recent calf-backed marbled paper boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle marked. Very small worm-trail to first two gatherings - just clipping text at times, without loss of sense, leaves trimmed with very occasional slight loss to catchwords. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 17307
CRABBE, George, Rev.. Rev. George Crabbe's poems... London. John James Chidley, 1846. New edition. 12mo. iv, 359pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Original publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth, A.E.G. Rubbed and marked, small split to head of sunned spine. Hinges exposed, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22265
QUINCEY, Thomas de. Revolt of the Tartars: or, Flight of the Kalmuck Khan & his People from the Russian Territories to the Frontiers of China. London. The Dropmore Press, 1948. Quarto. Limited edition of 450 copies, of which this is number 45 - one of 50 specially bound by Evans of Croyden and signed by the Artist, Stuart Boyle. [8], 96pp, [4]. With a frontispiece, title page vignette, a further seven plates and six illustrations in the text. Pictorial endpapers. Uncut and unopened in original red morocco, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed, ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23354
TAYLOR, Bayard. Rhymes of travel, ballads and poems. New York. George P. Putnam, 1849. Second edition. 8vo. 152, [2], 8pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, a trifle toned, occasional spotting, two printed clippings of Taylor's verse pasted to 'Notes' leaf. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21772
HULL, Mr [Thomas]. Richard Plantagenet a Legendary Tale, Now first Published. London. Printed for J. Bell, [1774]. First edition. 8vo. [2], iv, 30pp, [2]. Without half-title. With an engraved titlepage and a final advertisement leaf. Twentieth-century blue crushed half-morocco, cloth boards, gilt titling to spine. Very slight fading to spine, else externally fine. Engraved title shaved at head just touching first line, very slightly marked. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 19193
TASSO, Torquato. Rinaldo a poem; in XII. books: translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso. By John Hoole. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1792. 8vo. xix, [1], 326pp, [14]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one engraved plate. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some loss to head of spine, lettering-piece detached. Armorial bookplate of E. H. Greenly to FEP, ink inscription of 'Amelia Bosworth' to head of title, offsetting from both plates, tear to rear blank fly leaf. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13221