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SHERER, Moyle. The story of a life. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825. First edition. In two volumes. [3], vi-xii, 316; [2], 364pp. Without half-titles. Ink deletion of three lines to p.60 of Vol. I and two lines to p.110 of Vol. II.

[Bound uniformly with:] SHERER, Moyle. Tales of the wars of our times. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829. First edition. In two volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 364; [2], 369pp, [1]. Without half-titles. Single ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 10925
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The miscellaneous works of Dr. Goldsmith. Containing all his essays and poems. London. Printed for W. Osborne, and T. Griffin, 1780. 8vo. [2], vi, 225pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-on, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, slight splitting to upper joint. Bookplate of 'J. Griffiths' to FEP alongside remnant of earlier bookplate, near contemporary ownership inscription to head of first leaf of text. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12034
MYLNE, James. Poems, consisting of miscellaneous pieces and two tragedies. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech and sold by T. Cadell, 1790. First edition. 8vo. 8pp, xxiii, [1], 435pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Uncut, bound in recent calf-backed brown cloth boards with contrasting blue lettering-piece. Very slightly rubbed. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP reading 'Lochill in Haddingtonshire', light marginal soiling in places but overall a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11765
MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon, translated into English verse with notes. Dublin. Printed by Robert Napper, 1803. First Irish edition. 12mo. ix, [2], 12-214pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Slight rubbing to joints. Nineteenth century ink inscription to FEP, offsetting to title, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13166
TANSILLO, Luigi. The Nurse, a poem. Translated from the Italian of Luigi Tansillo. By William Roscoe. Dublin. Printed for B. Dornin, 1800. Third edition. 12mo. 31, [1], 89, [3], 34pp. In three parts; a life of Tansillo, the nurse, and notes - each has separate pagination, the register is continuous. The poem has parallel Italian and English texts. With a half-title. Contemporary calf, morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Rubbed, joints cracked, some loss to head of spine. Upper hinge cracked, armorial bookplate of Roberti Bourne to FEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13217
BOWLES, Caroline. The birth-day; a poem, in three parts: to which are added, occasional verses. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Thomas Cadell, 1836. First edition. 8vo. [6], ii, 288pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green cloth with gilt title. Heavily sunned at spine and top edge, head and foot of spine rubbed with slight loss, somewhat soiled. With ink inscription to recto of dedication reading 'With best regards to Charlotte Hamilton from Marianne Tallot(?)', otherwise internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12822
[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
[MIRTIL]. The Loves of Mirtil, Son of Adonis; A Pastoral. London. [s.n.], 1770. First edition. 8vo. [2], iv, [4], 139pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and title, and five further engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Mary Kelly, Easter 1957', some spotting to plates. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13930
BYRON, Gordon George, Lord. English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers; A Satire. London. Printed for James Cawthorn, 1809. Second edition. 8vo. [3], vi-vii, [1], 85pp, [1]. Without half-title or terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary calf, gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, with some loss to head of sunned spine. Occasional spot of light soiling. Inscribed in ink to verso of FFEP; 'W. Williams Wynn' More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13445
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
[DELANY, Patrick]. Observations upon Lord Orrery's Remarks on the life and writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift. Containing Several singular Anecdotes relating to the Character and Conduct of that great Genius, and the most deservedly celebrated Stella. In a Series of Letters to his Lordship. To which are added, Two Original Pieces of the same author (excellent in their kind) never before publish'd. London. Printed: and Sold by W. Reeve, 1754. First edition. 8vo. [16], 310pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed with some slight soiling, chipping to head of spine, upper joint starting. Foxed throughout, worming to bottom corner of leaves throughout text block - at no point touching text, light damp-staining to same. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12321
VOSS, Johann Heinrich. Mythologische briefe. Stuttgart. In Der J. B. Metzler'schen, 1827. Second edition. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 307, [1], xxii, 386pp. Near contemporary brown half-cloth, green buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, paper library shelf label to upper boards, corners bumped. Foxed throughout. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14035
TASSO, Torquato. Rinaldo a poem; in XII. books: translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso. By John Hoole. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1792. 8vo. xix, [1], 326pp, [14]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one engraved plate. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some loss to head of spine, lettering-piece detached. Armorial bookplate of E. H. Greenly to FEP, ink inscription of 'Amelia Bosworth' to head of title, offsetting from both plates, tear to rear blank fly leaf. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13221
VENTOUILLAC, L. T.. The french librarian, or literary guide, pointing out the best works of the principle writers of france, in every branch of literature; with criticisms, personal anecdotes, and bibliographical notices; precede by a sketch of the progress of french literature. London. Treuttel, Wurtz, Treuttel, Jun. and Richter, 1829. 8vo. [4], xliv, 536pp. With a 16pp. publisher's catalogue bound-in. Largely unopened in original publisher's blue paper boards, backed in brown paper, printed paper title label. A trifle rubbed, some loss to title label and paper of board edges. Overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13365