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CATULLUS. Catulli carmina: the poems of catullus. London. The Piazza Press: issued to subscriber's by Peter Davies, 1929. Limited edition. 8vo. Limited edition, no. 476 of 500 copies printed on Italian mould-made paper. xvi, 215pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and English text. With an illustrated frontispiece and a further seven illustrated plates by Vera Willoughby. Original publisher's vellum, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle discoloured. Bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to FEP, internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21556
SHENSTONE, William. The works, In verse and prose. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1777. Fifth edition. 8vo. In three volumes. 332, [4]; vii, 343, [1]; viii, 360pp. With engraved frontispieces to Vols. I and II, an engraved folding map to Vol. II, and two final publisher's advertisement leaves to Vol. I. The title of Vol. III reads: 'The works...Containing letters to particular friends, from the year 1739 to 1763. A new edition'. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting black and green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12188
BARBAZAN, [Etienne]. Fabliaux et contes des poetes francois des XI, XII, XIII, XIV et XVe siecles, tires des meilleurs auteurs. A Paris. Chez B. Waree, 1808. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. In four volumes. [4], xxi, [1], 465, [1]; [4], xiv, 467, [1]; [4], xxxii, 514; xvi, 521pp, [3]. With half-titles and a suite of three engraved plates to each volume.

[Bound uniformly with:] MEON, [Dominique Martin]. Nouveau recueil de fabliaux et contes inedits, des poetes francais des XIIe, XIIIe, XIVe, et XVe siecles... A Paris. Chez Chasseriau, 1823. First edition. In two volumes. viii, 500, ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20270
MORGAN, Lady. Woman, or ida of athens. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. First edition. 12mo. In four volumes. xxviii, 223, [1]: [4], 272; [4], 192; [4], 290pp, [10]. With half-titles to each volume, exception Vol. I - as issued? Contemporary calf, rubbed, some cracking to surface of spines. Head of each title torn away, presumably to remove an ownership inscription. Half-title and title of vol IV detached, with some dog-earring. Marginal tear to K12, vol. I, marginal paper flaw to ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16831
[PRIOR, Matthew]. Poems on Several Occasions. London. Printed for J. Tonson, and J. Barber, 1725. 12mo. In two volumes. [26], 231pp, [5]. 259pp, [5]. With an engraved frontispiece of the author to volume one and elaborate devices and initials throughout. Bound in nineteenth-century full calf with contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Paper library shelving labels the FEP of both. Remarkably well-travelled with only the slightest of soiling to boards and some rubbing to ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 11093
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies...by T. Bensley, 1812. First edition. 8vo. [8], 267pp, [1]. With numerous engravings in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary manuscript poem to verso of FFEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20396
ISHIGURO, Kazuo. The Unconsoled. Canada. Alfred A. Knopf, [1995]. First Canadian edition. 8vo. 535pp, [1]. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in white, pictorial dustwrapper. Priceclipped, else a fine copy. Signed by the author to title page. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21460
NAUGHTON, Bill. Alfie. [London]. Macgibbon & Kee, [1966]. First edition. 8vo. 208pp. Original publisher's purple cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear to dustwrapper, a trifle dusty. A near fine copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20965
JOYCE, James. Two tales of shem and shaun: fragments from work in progress. London. Faber and Faber, [1932]. First English edition. 8vo. 45pp, [1]. Original publisher's powder blue paper boards, lettered in dark blue, printed orange paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper priceclipped, rubbed, marked, and chipped, naive orange paper repairs to verso at head and foot of spine panel. Later bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21483
SMITH, Stevie. Mother, what is man?. [London]. Jonathan Cape, 1942. First edition. 8vo. 80pp. With numerous line-drawings by the author in the text. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a trifle marked, lightly rubbed, some chipping/loss to edges and head and foot of spine panel. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21471