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[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
ELIOT, George. Romola. London. Smith, Elder, and Co., 1880. Quarto. Limited edition, number 106 of 1,000 copies. In two volumes. x, [2], 396, [2]; xi, [1], 403pp, [1]. With occasional vignettes and 12 engraved plates after Frederick Leighton, printed on India paper and mounted on heavy stock. Exquisitely bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary gilt-tooled red crushed morocco, dark green inlays to boards and spine compartments, T.E.G. Slightest of shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21479
BAYLY, Thomas. Rough sketches of bath, and Other Poems. London. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1820. Fifth edition. 12mo. [2], 127pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities worn, surface loss to cracked spine, chipping to lettering-piece, upper board held by single cord only, lower joint split. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, half-title very nearly detached, later ink ownership inscription to head of title-page, lightly foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16870
DRINKWATER, John. Rupert Brooke: an essay. London. Printed for the Author at the Chiswick Press, 1916. First edition. 12mo. Limited edition, number 11 of 115 copies printed. 22pp, [2]. With half-title. Title in red and black. Original publisher's blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Very occasional light spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17204
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Rural tales, ballads, and songs. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood...and Longman and Rees, 1802. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 119pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further 11 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of W. Miles to FEP, occasional spotting, light offsetting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23205
GURNEY, Joseph John. Sabbatical verses. London. Published by J. and A. Arch, 1837. First edition. 8vo. [6], 58pp, [2]. Partially unopened in original publisher's navy cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, slight loss to lettering-piece. Foxed throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title-page; 'Henry Birkbeck Jun. / with J. J. Guerney's dear love / Grove/8 1837'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16081
[HUDDESFORD, George]. Salmagundi; a miscellaneous combination of original poetry: consisting of illusions of fancy; amatory, elegiac, lyrical, epigrammatical, and other palatable ingredients. London. Printed by T. Bensley...For T. Payne et al., 1791. First edition. Quarto. [6], 151pp, [3]. With an additional engraved title-page and a terminal errata leaf. Early twentieth-century half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Additional engraved title-page foxed, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 17067
[HUDDESFORD, George]. Salmagundi; a miscellaneous combination of original poetry: consisting of illusions of fancy; amatory, elegiac, lyrical, epigrammatical, and other palatable ingredients. London. Printed by T. Bensley, 1791. First edition. Quarto. [6], 151pp, [3]. With an additional engraved title-page and a terminal errata leaf.Recent brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, very occasional contemporary inked manuscript corrections to text. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19191