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CONRAD, Joseph. Last essays. London & Toronto. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1926. First edition. 8vo. xvii, [1], 253pp, [1]. With a frontispiece: 'A facsimile of the last page written by Conrad'. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, dustwrapper sunned and spotted, some loss to foot of spine panel. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18286
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Last poems. London. Chapman and Hall, 1862. Second edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 142pp, [2]. With a half-title. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. Upper hinge cracked with board working loose, later ink inscription to head of half-title, occasional chipping to top margins. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13035
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Last poems. London. Chapmand & Hall, 1862. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 142pp. Contemporary red half-calf, red buckram boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, some surface loss to boards, splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of celebrated poet and playwright Christopher Fry (1907-2005), with his ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19560
BRUEYS, [David-Augustin de]. PALAPRAT, [Jean de]. L'avocat patelin, comedie en trois actes et en prose, Par MM. brueys et palaprat. Representee pour la premiere sois a Paris, par les Comediens Francais, le 4 juin 1706. A Paris. Chez Mad. George, [1798]. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 8vo. 36pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to title, printed paper slip bearing the imprint of Chez Mad. George pasted over the actual imprint of Chez Fages, slight loss to lower margin of leaf D2, light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19035
SAMAIN, Albert. Le chariot d'or. Paris. Librarie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur, 1907. Quarto. Limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is number 230. 146pp. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and several engraved vignettes by Charles Chessa. Attractively bound by P. Affolter in contemporary gilt-tooled tan crushed morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18617
[DU LARENS, Henri-Joseph]. Le Compere Mathieu, ou Les Bigarrures de L'Esprit Humain. A Paris. Chez les Marchands de Nouveautes, 1797. 12mo. Four volumes bound as two. [4], 264; [2], ii, 256; ii, 244; [2], 215pp, [1]. With five engraved plates. Nineteenth-century green half-cloth, marbled paper boards. Slightest of wear to extremities. Ink annotations to endpapers, expertly repaired tears to title and first contents leaf of Vol. III, occasional light foxing. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 14646
[BRYDGES, Egerton, Sir]. Le forester, a novel. London. Printed for J. White...by T. Bensley, 1802. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 294; [2], 250; [2], 226pp. Contemporary calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Mr. Warren to all FFEPs, tear to leaf H8 of Vol. I (touching text, without loss), small paper flaw to leaf C4 of Vol. II (not touching text), loss to upper corners of leaves F7-8 of same, ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18432
OUTRAM, George. Legal & other lyrics. London. T. N. Foulis, [1916]. 8vo. [12], 203pp, [5]. With 15 illustrations by Edmund J. Sullivan and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, T.E.G., pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper lightly soiled, chipping to head of spine panel. Bookplate of Thomas Birkett to FEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21854
PROCTER, Adelaide Anne. Legends and lyrics. A book of verses. London. George Bell and Sons, 1881. Thirty-fourth thousand. 12mo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 264; vi, 223pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to both FEPs. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23118
[CARTOUCHE]. Les amours de cartouche, ou, aventures singulieres et galantes de cet homme, Trop celebre, qui n'ont jamais ete publiĆ©es: dont le Manuscrit a ete trouvee apres la prise de la Bastille.. Londres, [but probably Paris]. [s.n., s.d.] 16mo in 8s. 183pp, [1]. Finely bound in nineteenth-century half red morocco (by Roger De Coverly and Sons, with their stamp to verso of FFEP), marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest shelf-wear to extremities, marginal paper flaw to O4, title and preliminaries slightly marked. Lord Rosebery's copy, with his leather monogrammed ('AR') armorial book-label to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20122
GROSCLAUDE. Les gaietes de l'annee (deuxieme annee). Paris. Librairie Moderne, 1887. 8vo. [4], 310pp, [2]. With numerous illustrations in the text by Caran d'Ache. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, original publisher's illustrated paper wraps bound-in. Minor wear to extremities, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, occasional spots of foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13400
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile, traduites en vers francais par de lille. Edition a laquelle on a joint le texte latin, avec les notes et les variantes. A Paris. Chez Bleuet, [1794]. 8vo. 384pp. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and four engraved plates. Bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership initials to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18374
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile. A Geneve [i.e. Geneva]. [s.n.], 1777. 12mo. [4], 191pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked inscription to head of title-page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19258
HOUSSAYE, Arsene. Les grandes dames. Paris. E. Dentu, 1868. First edition. 8vo. In four volumes. [4], viii, 387, [1]; [4], 379, [1]; [4], 363, [1]; [4], 366pp. With four engraved plates. Contemporary calf-backed marbled brown cloth boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, lightly spotted, occasional toning to leaves. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18199
[MARGUERITE OF NAVARRE]. Les sept journees de la reine de navarre: suives de la huitieme. Paris. Librairie de Bibliophiles, 1872. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 25 copies printed on China paper. Four volumes bound as two. [4], 160, [4], 125, [1], 136; [4], 84, 91, 79, [1], [4], 95, [1], 56, li, [5]. With half-titles and nine engraved plates. Finely bound by Riviere in contemporary richly gilt-tooled green crushed morocco, T.E.G. Spines slightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of Florence Nelson to both FEPs, small paper ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18978
[DAMOURS, Louis]. Lettres de Ninon de l'Enclos au Marquis de Sevigne. Amsterdam. Chez Francois Joly, 1750. First edition. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], xii, 186; [2], 200pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, engraved title pages to both volumes, and a final errata leaf to Vol. II. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities stained and sunned, a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, margins lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 19521
[RANDS, William Brighty]. Lilliput levee: Poems of childhood, child-fancy, and child-like moods. London. Strahan & Co., 1868. 8vo. viii, 209, [1], 6pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 11 engraved plates after designs by J. E. Millais, C. Green, G. J. Pinwell, and B. Bradley, and three final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, richly stamped in black and gilt. Hinges exposed, plates toned, very occasional light spotting.

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£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21715
RICHARDSON, Joseph. Literary relics of the late Joseph Richardson...consisting of the comedy of the fugitive, and a few short poems; with a sketch of the life of the author... London. Printed for J. Ridgway, 1807. First edition. Quarto. xiv, [6], 176pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a list of subscribers. Handsomely bound in contemporary morocco backed marbled boards cornered in vellum, gilt. Rubbed, slight chipping to spine. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Subscriber's copy, from the library of the Earl of Guilford, with his armorial bookplate to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 11400