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[GORE, Miss]. [MARCAILHOU, G.]. [Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]. Ipswich. Cowell's Anastatic Press, [c.1860]. First edition. Oblong folio. [8]ff. Drophead title. With eight lithographic plates (one of which photographically lithographed?), each with detailing added in pen and ink, some with additional wash, as issued. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and lightly marked, with tears to spine, some loss at head. Occasional spotting to text and plates. Ink inscription, dated 1889, of 'J.E.P. Fitzgerald', noting that 'This Book ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 15333
ROONEY, Joseph A.. In ladybird's garden. [Firenze]. [Tipografia Domenicana], [1915]. First edition. 12mo. [36pp]. Original publisher's printed limp drab linen, lettered in red. Extremities lightly rubbed, text-block detached from binding, contemporary bookplate of Arthur Lloyd Taylor to FEP, neat ink annotation to foot of penultimate page, else clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17604
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. ROSS, Martin. In Mr Knox's Country. London. Longmans, Green and Co., 1915. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 311pp, [1]. With a half-title and eight illustrated plates by E. OE. Somerville. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, white, and black. Lightly rubbed and marked, spotting to fore-edge, corners bumped, a trifle cocked. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, signed by Somerville to recto of FFEP and title-page. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18251
BROWN, Thomas, The Younger [MOORE, Thomas]. Intercepted letters; or, the Twopenny Post=Bag. To which are added, trifles reprinted. London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1822. xxiv, 119pp, [1].

[Uniformly bound with:] MOORE, Thomas. Epistles, odes, and other poems. London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1822. Sixth edition. In two volumes. xv, [1], 176; vii, [1], 182pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a final publisher's advertisement leaf to Vol. II.

[And:] MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon... London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1820. Tenth edition. In two volumes. xlvii, ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21739
ROGERS, Samuel. Italy. A poem.. London. Edward Moxon, 1842. 8vo. vii, [1], 320pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound by Hayday in richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Francis Ferns to FEP, lightly foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18373
[BRONTË, Charlotte]. BELL, Currer. Jane eyre. An autobiography. Glasgow. The Grand Colosseum Warehouse Co., [s.d., c.1895] 8vo. [4], 412pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Decorated endpapers, leaves browned, slight loss to FFEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to verso, some chipping to title page fore-edge More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21663
FABRICIUS, Johann Albert. Jo: alberti fabricii bibliotheca latina. Venetiis [i.e. Venice]. Apud Sebastianum Coleti, 1728. Quarto. In two volumes. [14], 676; [2], 687pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, all edges red. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Very occasional chipping to margins. Armorial bookplates of conte Giambattista Carlo Giuliari (1810-1892) to both FEPs. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18735
SURTEES, R.S.. Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities.... London. Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. First Alken-illustrated edition. 8vo. viii, 358pp, [2], 8pp adverts. Frontispiece, extra-engraved title and 13 hand-coloured plates by Henry Alken. A bright copy, with small repairs to hinges, with the webbing exposed but boards firmly attached to the text block. Bookplates of R.N.H. Moore Stevens and Robin Stephen Benson to front endpapers. Preserved in a cloth folding-box. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 23047
BRAMAH, Ernest. Kai lung's golden hours. London. Grant Richards Ltd., 1924. 8vo. Limited edition, number 131 of 200 copies signed by the author. xv, [1], 306pp, [2]. With a half-title. Original publisher's tan cloth-backed grey paper boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, printed paper dust-wrapper. Very slight chipping to dustwrapper, light browning to endpapers, else clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18316
DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. La fausse agnes, ou le poete campagnard. Comedie En prose en trois Actes. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [4], 137pp, [3].

[Bound with:] DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. Le tambour nocturne, ou le mari devin, comedie angloise. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [10], 116pp, [4].

[And:] DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. Le dissipateur ou l'honneste-friponne, comedie. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [2], xii, 127pp, [3].

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities worn, joints split. Typed booksellers description pasted to FEP. Armorial bookplate of ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21594
TASSO, Torquato. La gerusalemme liberata. Parigi [i.e. Paris]. Appresso Teofilo Barrois, 1785. 8vo. In two volumes. [2], viii, 326; [2], 333pp, [1]. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Small hole to leaf R8, Vol. II, with very slight loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20634
[MOORE, Thomas]. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. Third edition. 8vo. [4], 397pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, else a crisp copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14308
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1828. Fourteenth edition. 12mo. [4], 376pp. With an additional engraved title page and three engraved plates by E. J. Portbury (1795-1885) after designs by Westall. Handsomely bound in contemporary straight-grain black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing and bumping to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional light spotting and ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20404
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838. Nineteenth edition. 8vo. viii, 397pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, and additional engraved title page, and a further 11 engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf in later gilt-tooled brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, plates and engraved title page foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23113
LEMIERRE, [Antoine-Marin]. La peinture: poeme en trois chants. A Paris. Chez le Jay Librarie, [1769]. First edition. Quarto. [4], vii, [1], 94pp. With a half-title, an engraved titlepage, and three engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled sheep, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, some loss to foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, contemporary book-label of the Chez Bouvat Library, St. Petersburg to FEP, loss to gutter of front blank fly-leaf, contemporary inked ownership inscription to half-title, slight paper-flaw to border of one plate, twentieth-century Russian library stamp/label to ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20055