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SITWELL, Osbert. Selected poems old and new. London. Duckworth, [1943]. First edition. 8vo. 163pp, [1]. Original publisher's orange cloth, lettered in red, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed and marked. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'For Peggy with affection from Osbert. Nov. 15. 1943'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21470
BURNS, Robert. Poems, chiefly in the scottish dialect. Kilmarnock [i.e. Toronto]. Printed by John Wilson [i.e. Printed by James McKie for J. Campbell], 1786 [i.e. 1870] 8vo. 240pp. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Extremities marked and lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by James Mckie to verso of title page. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13780
BOOTHBY, Guy. Doctor Nikola. London. Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1896]. First edition. 8vo. viii, 322pp, [4]. With a black and white frontispiece, 21 plates, and numerous illustrations in the text by Stanley L. Wood, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, illustrated colour inlays bordered in gilt to upper board and spine. Rubbed, and lightly marked, spine sunned. Endpapers browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16929
AUSTEN-LEIGH, J[ames] E[dward]. A memoir of jane austen...to which is added lady susan and fragments of two other unfinished tales by miss austen. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1871. Second edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 364pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Adhesive and ruled paper remnants to gutter of front blank fly-leaf, one leaf (preface) detached, occasional light spotting/browning. From the library of a relative of Ralph Vaughan Williams, inked ownership to front blank fly-leaf: 'Vaughan Williams / North Tidworth'. This is likely Ralph's ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21530
VIRGIL. DRYDEN, John. The works of Virgil, translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden. London. Printed for James Swan...For Vernor and Hood et al., 1803. New edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. In three volumes. [32], xlii, 223, [1], [4], cxvi, 260; [4], 326pp, [4]. With 15 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed to spines, a trifle sunned and soiled. Marbled endpapers, an internally clean and crisp set. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12200
[SURTEES, Robert Smith]. Mr Facey Romford's Hounds. London. Bradbury and Evans, [1865]. First edition. 8vo. In original 12 monthly parts. With 24 hand-coloured etched plates by John Leech and Halbot Knight Browne. Original publisher's brick-red pictorial wrappers, housed in recent custom red morocco pull-off case by W. Root & Son of London. Case a trifle rubbed, with bookplates of Samuel Henry Austin and Lucius Wilmerding. Very slight chipping to spines, upper panel of part I detached from text-block. Internally clean ... More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 10191
SITWELL, Sacheverell. The people's palace. Oxford. B. H. Blackwell, 1918. First edition. 8vo. No. XXII in the "Adventurers All" Series. 52pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and title page, and three final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's orange-brown wrappers, printed paper lettering-pieces to spine and upper wrapper. Extremities a trifle creased. Internally immaculate. From the library of the Marquess of Crewe, with his inked ownership inscription of 'Crewe' to upper wrapper. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21533
LEE, Nat[haniel]. Lucius junius brutus; father of his country. A tragedy. London. Printed for Richard Tonson, 1681. First edition. Quarto. [8], 72pp, [1]. With a final epilogue leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later paper repairs to margins and verso of title page, and lower margins of leaves A4 and I1, pen-trials to p.[8] and fore-edge of p.2, paper flaw to p.5 - with very slight loss of sense, spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20338
GREENE, Graham. The Great Jowett. London. The Bodley Head, [1981]. Limited edition. 8vo. Signed limited edition, number 203 of 525 copies printed. [2], 43pp, [1]. Original publisher's orange buckram, lettered in gilt, original acetate wrapper. Very minor shelfwear, spine and top-edge sunned. Internally immaculate. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17059
GREENE, Graham. Yes and No and For Whom the Bell Chimes. London. The Bodley Head, [1983]. Limited edition. 8vo. Signed limited edition, number 109 of 750 copies printed. [2], 91pp, [1]. Origianl publishers olive green cloth, lettered in gilt, original acetate dustwrapper. Very minor shelfwear. Internally immaculate. A fine copy. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17058
CONRAD, Joseph. Last essays. London & Toronto. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1926. First edition. 8vo. xvii, [1], 253pp, [1]. With a frontispiece: 'A facsimile of the last page written by Conrad'. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, dustwrapper sunned and spotted, some loss to foot of spine panel. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18286
GREENE, Graham. The end of the affair. London. William Heinemann Ltd., 1951. First edition. 8vo. [6], 237pp, [1]. Original publisher's grey boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper toned and spotted, loss to head and foot of spine panel. Inked initials to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17062
[LAWRENCE, T. E.] G.. Annotations on some minor writings of "T. E. Lawrence". London. Eric Partridge, Ltd. At the Scholartis Press, 1935. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, number 478 of 500 copies. 28pp. With a previously unpublished portrait frontispiece by Frederick Carter entitled 'T.E.Shaw - Cecil Court, March 1934'. Original publisher's orange cloth, lettered in navy, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper lightly soiled. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21520
MASON, William. Carattaco poema drammatico scritto sul modello della tragedia greca antica da guglielmo mason ec. ec. Dall' inglese recato in verso italiano da t. j. mathias. Napoli [i.e. Naples]. Da' Torchi di Agnelo Nobile, 1823. 8vo. xx, 133pp, [3]. Uncut in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle marked, loss to head and foot of spine. Lightly foxed internally. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title by translator Thomas James Mathias; 'Dall' Autore'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16128
[BARBOUR, John]. The Brus. From a collation of the Cambridge and Edinburgh Manuscripts. Aberdeen. Printed for the Spalding Club, 1856. First edition. Quarto. xliv, 524pp. With half-title. Title in red and black. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, recently rebacked with original spine laid-down, lettered in gilt. Slight wear to boards, discolouration, loss and marking to original spine. Pencil ownership inscription of 'Marley Denwood' to head of title, with his occasional pencil annotations throughout, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11351
COLERIDGE, Hartley. Poems. Vol I. [all published]. Leeds. Published by F.E. Bindley, 1833. First edition, first issue. 8vo. viii, 144, [2], 145-157pp, [3]. The first issue, with 'Vol I.' to title. Uncut in original publisher's cloth backed paper boards, neatly re-backed with original spine laid down, remains of printed lettering-piece. Rubbed to extremities, one or two quires loosening. Within later folding box and slipcase. Henry Nelson Coleridge's copy, with his ink inscription 'H.N. Coleridge Hampstead 1833' to head of title and a manuscript ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14391