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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
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The poems of oliver goldsmith. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1822. 12mo. 154pp. With an engraved title page and five engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20494
MACKENZIE, Henry. The works of henry mackenzie, Esq. With a sketch of the author's life. London. Printed for T. Cadell et al., 1822. 12mo. viii, 544pp. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting green calf lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20502
BOWDLER, Miss [Jane]. Poems and essays. London. Printed for William Baynes and Son, 1824. 12mo. x, [2], 176pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20498
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical Works of oliver goldsmith, m. b. With an account of the life and writings of the author. London. Published by Suttaby, Fox, and Suttaby, 1826. 12mo. xii, [1], 14-72pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary brick-red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light offsetting to title page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20495
MOORE, [Thomas]. Moore's irish melodies. London. Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. First edition. Quarto. iv, [6], 280pp. With decorative borders and Illustrations after Daniel Maclise to every page of the main body of text (excluding preface, index etc.) engraved by F. P. Becker. Handsomely bound by Bickers & Son in contemporary richly-tooled green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G., elaborate green and red morocco doublures at front and rear both featuring four onlays and elaborate gilt fillets, cream moire ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 18760
CONGREVE, William. The works of william congreve...Consisting of His plays and poems. Birmingham. Printed by John Baskerville; For J. and R. Tonson, 1761. 8vo. In three volumes. xxiv, [16], 164, [20], 187-358, [2]; [12], 17-274, [20], 295-514, [2]; [12], 17-514pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I and a further five engraved plates. Finely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 17563
[SMITH, Horace]. [SMITH, James]. Rejected addresses: or, the new theatrum poetarum. London. Printed for John Miller, 1813. Twelfth edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xiii, [3], 127pp, [1]. Without half-title. Contemporary red morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked ownership inscriptions to verso of FFEP and head of title page, some loss to head of leaf F10 (p.115-6) - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20402
EDGEWORTH, Maria. Popular tales. London. Printed for R. Hunter, 1817. Sixth edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], 330, [2]; [2], 330; [2], 343pp, [1]. With a final leaf of advertisements to Vol. I. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Coker Court to FEPs, some loss to text of leaves I10-K1 of Vol. III - with partial loss of sense, very occasional chipping to margins, lightly foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20448
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
PERSIUS. Auli persii flacci satyrae VI. Amsterlodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Joannem Janssonium, 1659. 12mo. 126pp, [6]. Later blind-ruled green morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, earlier booksellers description pasted to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19347
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. Decii junii juvenalis et a. persii flacci satyrae. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis J. Brindley, 1744. 12mo. [2], 116pp. With an engraved title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19253
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
[BALLADS]. A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most Ancient Copies Extant. With introductions Historical, Critical, or Humorous. London. Printed for J. Roberts et al., 1723. Second edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], viii, [2], 287, [1]; [4], xi, [5], 266, [2]; [4], xii, [6], 263pp, [1]. Vol. I is the second edition, Vols. II and III first editions, with the latter printed in 1725. Title leaf of Vol. III a cancel. With half-titles, an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a further 42 engraved plates – with the frequently mutilated or removed ‘Swimming ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 18162
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
REGNIER. Henri de. Moi, Elle et Lui: roman. Paris. Mercure de France, 1935. 8vo. 278pp, [1]. With a half-title. Extra-illustrated with an original hand-drawn coloured pencil frontispiece, an additional manuscript title page, three full-page coloured-pencil illustrations, a manuscript 'table des illustrations', and three full-page hand-painted designs for the binding by A. J. Powilewicz. Contemporary vellum, painted decoration in red, green, and gilt, T.E.G., original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Boards a trifle bowed. Decorative hand-painted endpapers, leaves trimmed, ... More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 20132
JONES, Henry. The Earl of essex. A tragedy... London. Printed for R. Dodsley, 1753. First edition. vi, [2], 61pp, [3]. ESTC T100668.

[Bound with:] FIELDING, Henry. The wedding-day. A comedy... London. Printed for A. Millar, 1743. First edition. [4], 82pp, [2]. ESTC T164921.

[And:] [MARTYN, Benjamin]. Timoleon. A tragedy... London. Printed for J. Watts, 1730. First edition. [14], 66pp, [2]. ESTC T50339. The variant state with the 12-line preface devoid of ornaments. Without half-title or final two leaves (advertisements?)

[And:] FROWDE, ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20336