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AUSTEN, Jane. Emma: a novel. London. [Printed by A. and G. A. Spottiswoode for] Richard Bentley, 1854. 8vo. [4], 435pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown buckram, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, corners bumped. Light damp-staining to foot of all leaves. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20966
HEMANS, Felicia. Moral and religious poems. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1850. First edition. 12mo. [3], vi-viii, 262pp. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Margaret Schuster to verso of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22207
PILKINGTON, [Mary]. Miscellaneous poems. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1799. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [10], 144; [6], 142pp. Contemporary tree-calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J, Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, inked ownership inscriptions of Juliana Robinson to head of both titles, foxed. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19668
LANYON, Helen. The hill o' dreams. Dublin. Sealy, Bryers and Walker, 1909. First edition. 12mo. 32pp. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, some marking to boards. Endpapers browned, contemporary inked initials to recto of FFEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22210
SYMINGTON, Maggie. The "snow queen.". London. James Clarke and Co., [1869]. First edition. 12mo. 142pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Binding cocked, a trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Inked ownership inscription of M. Louisa Symington and Robert Symington to recto of FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22209
DENNIS, [John] Mr.. A poem upon the Death of Her late Sacred Majesty Queen anne, and the Most Happy and most Auspicious Accession Of his Sacred Majesty king george. To the Imperial Crowns of Great Britain, France and Ireland. With an Exhortation to all True Britons to Unity. London. Printed by H. Meere, and Sold by J. Baker, 1714. First edition. 8vo. 30pp. With a half-title. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, slight shaving to top-edge. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15133
PROCTOR, Adelaide. A Chaplet of Verses. London. Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1862. First edition. 8vo. xvi, [2], 126pp, [2]. With terminal blank. Original publisher's gilt-tooled blue buckram. Rubbed, with some marking and edge-wear to upper board, but a crisp, unshaken copy. With the armorial bookplate of 'Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel' to FEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23227
RABELAIS, Fran├žois. The work of Francis Rabelais... London. Printed for T. Evans, 1784. 12mo. In four volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Recent brown cloth, lettered and stamped in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of William Johnston to head of all titles, later inked ownership inscription of P. Carson to front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23313
[DRYDEN, John]. JUVENAL. PERSIUS. The satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Translated into English verse By Mr. Dryden, And several Eminent Hands... London. Printed for J. Tonson, 1735. Sixth edition. 8vo. cxi, [1], 296pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 23 engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, joints split, loss to lettering-piece and head and foot of spine, later paper label reading 'Revesby Abbey bed rooms.' to upper board. Armorial bookplate of James Banks Stanhope to FEP (obscuring earlier armorial bookplate). More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23270
WHARTON, Edith. A son at the front. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1923. First U.K. edition. 8vo. v, [1], 365pp, [3]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, a trifle cocked. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Marchionis de Crewe to FEP, endpapers browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23368
WHARTON, Edith. The Fruit of the Tree. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1907. First U.K. edition. 8vo. [4], 606pp, [10]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle cocked. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Marchionis de Crewe to FEP, endpapers browned. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23369
QUINCEY, Thomas de. Revolt of the Tartars: or, Flight of the Kalmuck Khan & his People from the Russian Territories to the Frontiers of China. London. The Dropmore Press, 1948. Quarto. Limited edition of 450 copies, of which this is number 45 - one of 50 specially bound by Evans of Croyden and signed by the Artist, Stuart Boyle. [8], 96pp, [4]. With a frontispiece, title page vignette, a further seven plates and six illustrations in the text. Pictorial endpapers. Uncut and unopened in original red morocco, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed, ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23354
FABRICIUS, Johann Albert. Jo: alberti fabricii bibliotheca latina. Venetiis [i.e. Venice]. Apud Sebastianum Coleti, 1728. Quarto. In two volumes. [14], 676; [2], 687pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, all edges red. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Very occasional chipping to margins. Armorial bookplates of conte Giambattista Carlo Giuliari (1810-1892) to both FEPs. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18735
[CHRISTIAN VERSE]. Christian Lyrics: chiefly selected from modern authors. London. Frederick Warne and Co., [1872]. 8vo. xv, [1], 614, [1], xviii-xx, 615-616pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 249 engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23219