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[CALVERLEY, Charles Stuart]. Fly leaves. Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co., 1872. First edition. 8vo. iv, 120pp. Bound by Potter & Sons of York in contemporary half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting, later bookplate of Ronald and Jay Hamilton to REP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19068
CALVERLEY, C[harles] S[tuart]. Fly leaves. Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co., 1892. 8vo. [6], 129pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled green crushed morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled endpapers, Rugby School prize binding; with their gilt supralibros to spine compartments and upper board. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary inked prize inscription to verso of FFEP,. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22158
DODSWORTH, Mrs. Fugitive Pieces. Canterbury. Printed by Simmons and Kirkby, 1802. First edition. 8vo in 4s. iv, 107pp, [1]. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to upper board. Marbled endpapers. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 21114
TOMLINSON, H. M.. Gallions reach: a romance. London. William Heinemann Ltd., [1927]. First edition. 8vo. [6], 292pp, [1]. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper worn, browned, and spotted, closed tear to upper panel, loss to head, with paper repairs to verso. Internally clean and crisp. Bookplate of American bibliophile Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. (1910-2001), director of the Pierpont Morgan Library between 1948-1969, to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to half-title from the ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21977
DE LA MARE, F[rederick] A[rchibald]. G. B. Lancaster 1873-1945: a tribute. [Hamilton, New Zealand]. Printed for Private Circulation [The Waikato Times], [1945]. First edition. 8vo. 17pp, [2]. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle dust-soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'E. M. Sladden / from F. A. de la Mare / 6th August 1957'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16589
BUCHANAN, George. Geor: Buchanani Scoti poemata quae extant. Amstelodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Joannem Janssonium, 1641. 16mo. 561pp, [15]. With an engraved title page. Contemporary blind-ruled calf. Extremities worn, loss to head and foot of spine, some scoring/minute holes. Without front endpapers, early inked ownership inscription to head of title page, pen-trials to rear endpapers, occasional dust-soiling/ink-spotting, several gatherings protruding from text-block. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17743
ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excud. R. & A. Foulis, 1761. 32mo. 83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19203
SURTEES, R.S.. Handley cross; or mr jorrocks's hunt. London.. Bradbury and Evans, 1854. First illustrated edition. viii, [2]. 550pp. With a duplicate 'preface' leaf bound in at front. Frontispiece and 16 hand-coloured plates by John Leech. A crisp bright copy, with slight wear to head and foot of spine. Some cracking to hinges. Bookplates of R.N.H. Moore Stevens and Robin Stephen Benson to front endpapers. Preserved in a cloth folding-box. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23048
STRAUSS, Frederick. Helon's pilgrimage to jerusalem. A picture of judaism, in the century which preceded the advent of our saviour. London. Printed for J. Mawman, 1824. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. [5], x-xxiv, 371, [1]; [4], 396pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled olive green calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Rubbed and a trifle marked, loss and chipping to lettering-pieces. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to both FEPs, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16948
HERBERT, [George]. Herbert's poems... London. Printed for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1837. New edition. 8vo. lxxxii, [4], 212pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Early inked ownership inscriptions to FFEP and head of title page, frontispiece spotted. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23207
BETJEMAN, John. High and low. London. John Murray, 1966. First edition. 8vo. x, 81pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's yellow cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light marking to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle chipped, spine panel sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by the author to title-page. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18336
JEFFERIES, Richard. Hodge and his masters. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1880. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. vii, [3], 359; [6], 312pp, [4]. With half-titles and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements to Vol. II. Original publisher's brown buckram, blocked in black and blind, gilt pictorial devices to upper boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Typed booksellers description pasted to FEP of Vol. I, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20808
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
BUTLER, Samuel. Hudibras, a poem... London. Printed for Akerman et al., 1822. 8vo. In two volumes. vi, v-lxxiv, [2], 444; 494pp. With 12 hand-coloured engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked gift inscription to verso of Vol. I FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 11848
[CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY]. Hymenaeus Cantabrigiensis. Cantabrigiae, [i.e. Cambridge]. Ex Officina Johannis Hayes, celeberrimae Academia Typographi, 1683. First edition. Quarto. [136]pp. Without A1, as issued. Recent blue half-morocco, buckram boards, titled in gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Spine a trifle browned, else a fine copy. With an early manuscript verse in 12 lines, entitled 'Variatio martialis' to blank fly leaf at end. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15006
MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. I. Life in the wilds. A tale. London. Charles Fox, 1832. Third edition. xx, 124pp.

[Together with:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. II. The hill and the valley. A Tale. London. Charles Fox, 1832. Third edition. [4], 140pp.

[And:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. III. Brooke and Brooke Farm. A Tale. London. Charles Fox, 1833. Third edition. [4], 139pp, [1].

[And:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. IV. Demerara. A Tale. London. Charles ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21061
FIORENTINO, Giovanni. Il pecorone di ser giovanni fiorentino nel quale si contengono cinquanta novelle antiche Belle d'invenzione e di stile. Londra [i.e. London]. Presso Riccardo Bancker, 1793. 8vo. In two volumes. xxx, [2], 304; 307pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary green calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Light rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Marbled endpapers, contemporary book-labels to FEPs, marginal loss to leaf B6, Vol. II, lightly foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16830