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HAYLEY, William. The triumphs of temper; a poem. In six cantos. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1781. Second edition. Quarto. xii, 166pp. With a half-title. Without final advertisement leaf. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, joints split, boards held by cords only, loss to head and foot of spine, lettering-piece, and bumped corners. Inked gift inscription to half-title: ' Miss Patison / from / Margaret Pringle 1789 / Leith Links', lightly spotted. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21052
PHILIPS, [Ambrose]. The Distrest Mother. A tragedy... London. Printed for S. Buckley...and J. Tonson, 1712. First edition. Quarto. [10], 57pp, [3]. Without half-title. Later half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Leaves browned. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19175
LEIGHTON, John. A Sonnet seguence of the great adventure of John Leighton fro over 16 years Hon Sec & Late Master of the Art Workers Guild London. [Florence]. [Gualandi's Deaf and dumb Institute Typographic School], [s.d., c.1920] First edition. Quarto. 40pp. Original wrappers. Slight browning, edges uncut. Embossed stamp '1. Costa Scarpuccia Florence' to second leaf. Presentation copy, inscribed by the dedicatee 'To my ever dear Arthur from Sister Margaret', followed by a short note and five lines of verse. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20598
GROSSETESTE, Robert. The Castle of Love: A Poem...Now first printed from Inedited Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century. Brixton Hill. [Printed by C. & J. Adlard] For private circulation only, 1849. Quarto. Limited edition of 100 copies signed by the publisher (ten of which printed on thick paper); this copy is number 66, on thin paper. vii, [1], 80pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, short tear to margin of p.51-52, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20792
[ENGRAVINGS] SCHILLER, Friedrich. Acht Umrisse zu Schiller's Fridolin / Eight Outlines to Schiller's Fridolin [and] Acht Umrisse zu Schiller's Fridolin oder der Gang dem Eisenhammer von Moris Resch. [and] [a booklet with engraved scenes from the play]. London [and] Stuttgart Und Tubingen. J. H. Bohte [and] in der J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1824 [and] 1823. Oblong quarto. Three volumes, within publisher's folder with paper title label. 10; [4], 11pp, [1]; 8 full-page engravings. Two text volumes sewn with small cloth strip glued to spine, the plates stitched, as issued. Occasional spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20609
[SHERIDAN, Frances]. The history of nourjahad. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1767. First edition. 12mo. [4], 240pp. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, recently rebacked, contemporary red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed and bumped, chipping to lettering-piece. Armorial bookplate of Lady Davy to FEP, inked ownership inscription of 'Jane Kerr 1790' to half-title, inked notes to front blank fly-leaf and title page, small hole to foot of leaf B8, occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20637
[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
[MOORE, Thomas]. The poetical works of the late thomas little, esq. London. Printed for Carpenter and Son, 1814. Twelfth edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xxiv, 172pp. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel to FEP, his inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20794
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. A moveable feast. London. Jonathan Cape, [1964]. First U. K. edition. 8vo. 191pp, [1]. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper (designed by Hans Tisdall). Slight shelf-wear to foot, dustwrapper price-clipped, else fine. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17061
ISHIGURO, Kazuo. A pale view of the hills. New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1982. First American edition. 8vo. 183pp, [1]. Original publisher's teal cloth-backed cream paper boards, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear to foot, short tear to dustwrapper at base of spine, publisher's black 'P' remainder mark to lower edge. Signed by the author to title page. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20773
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
COWPER, William. Poems...With a memoir of the author by the rev. henry stebbing a.m.. London. Printed for Scott, Webster, and Geary, [s.d., c.1840] 12mo. 416pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Ellen Stockdale to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light spotting to frontispiece and engraved title page. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20497
BURNS, Robert. The poetical works. London. William Smith, 1839. 8vo. xxix, [1], 393pp, [1]. With a half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled brown calf, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, light offsetting to title page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20504
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. New edition. 8vo. [8], 251pp, [1]. With a half-title, numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to half-title, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20496