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LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. The poetical works. London. George Routledge and Co., 1856. New complete edition. 8vo. viii, 581pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further seven engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23125
WHITE, Henry Kirke. The poetical works. London. William Pickering, 1853. 8vo. lviii, 252pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, light offsetting to title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23126
DENHAM, John, Sir. Poems and translations; with the sophy, a tragedy. Glasgow. Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1771. [8], 216, 213-240pp, [4]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, surface loss to upper board. Early inked ownership inscription to first page of text, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23111
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
GALE, Norman. A country muse. First series. Westminster. Archibald Constable and Co., 1894. 8vo. ix, [3], 145pp, [3]. Handsomely bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Margaret to pastedowns, inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23117
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
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
PARRY, [Edward Abbott], Judge. Don quixote of the mancha. London. Blackie & Son Limited, 1900. First edition. 8vo. xii, 245pp, [3]. With a colour frontispiece, 10 colour plates, and 19 illustrations in the text by Walter Crane. Original publisher's pictorial cloth. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22580
AKENSIDE, Mark. The pleasures of imagination. a poem. in three books. London. Printed for R. Dodsley, 1754. [Fifth edition]. 125pp, [3]. With a half-title and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Title page in red and black. ESTC T85417.

[Bound with:] [WARTON, Thomas]. The pleasures of melancholy. A poem. London. Printed for R. Dodsley, 1747. First edition. 24pp. ESTC T42497.

Quarto. Recent half-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, contemporary marbled boards. Extremities rubbed. Remnant of bookplate to FEP, single manuscript correction to text of second ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 13927
TOMLINSON, H. M.. All our yesterdays. London. William Heinemann Ltd., [1930]. First trade edition. 8vo. [10], 539pp, [1]. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper, Book Society belly-band. Minor shelf-wear, some chipping to dustwrapper, spine panel sunned, loss to belly-band. With a single sheet A.L.S. remarking on a privately printed Easter card for which Tomlinson wrote the copy. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22602
FERGUSON, Samuel, Sir. Congal: a poem, in five books. Dublin. Sealy, Bryers & Walker, 1893. Second edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 174pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth. Extremities rubbed, a trifle cocked, spine sunned. Lightly toned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22248
DOUGHTY, Charles M.. The titans. London. Duckworth & Co., 1916. First edition. 8vo. [6], 160, [4], 16pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22249
WORDSWORTH, William. Poems of Wordsworth. London. W. Kent & Co., 1880. 16mo. Dimensions 70 x 110 mm. In two volumes. xii, 308; viii, 312pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight chipping to heads of spines, top-edges dusty. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12213
DRYDEN, John. The poetical works of john dryden. Edinburg [sic]. [Printed for John Bell] at the Apollo Press, by the Martins, 1778. 12mo. In three volumes. With an additional engraved title page (dated 1777) to each volume, and an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, slight loss to heads of spines. Later inked ownership inscriptions to all FFEPs, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22266
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