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TWAIN, Mark. The innocents abroad (Abridged.). London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 62pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

[Together with:] TWAIN, Mark. The New Pilgrim's Progress (Abridged.) London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900]. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

8vo. Original publisher's printed pictorial blue wrappers. Extremities spotted, lightly rubbed and dust-soiled, some chipping to edges. Leaves browned. More >
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21266
HUGO, Victor. The toilers of the sea. (Abridged.). London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 8vo. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves. Original publisher's printed pictorial blue wrappers. Extremities spotted, lightly rubbed and dust-soiled. Leaves browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21265
BIRD, James. Poetical memoirs. The exile, a tale. London. Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1823. First edition. 8vo. [4], 134pp, [2]. Contemporary gilt-tooled navy calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Later bookplate of the Sondley Reference Library, North Carolina, to FEP, with their embossed stamp to title page, and ink reference stamps to verso of title and foot of p.129, recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'Mr. ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20217
GOLDSMITH, [Oliver]. The vicar of wakefield. London. Printed by Sammells and Ritchie, 1792. 8vo. [4], 214pp. With six engraved plates after designs by Thomas Stothard. Contemporary gilt-ruled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription of Elizabeth Walker to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting, plates foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21762
SARGENT, John. The mine: a dramatic poem... London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1788. Second edition. 8vo. xxvii, [1], 120pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further four engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked, joints split. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplate and inked ownership inscription of Julia Leigh to FEP and recto of front blank fly-leaf respectively, booksellers ticket of T. Hookham of New Bond Street to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21929
BROWNE, Thomas, Rev.. Poems on several occasions. London. Printed for Vernor & Hood, 1800. First edition. 8vo. xxviii, 179pp, [1]. With and engraved portrait frontispiece and a list of subscribers. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Boards worn. Hinges exposed, lightly browned. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21790
JEPHSON, Robert. The Count of Narbonne. A tragedy... London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1781. First edition. 8vo. [8], 80pp, [4]. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in later green morocco-backed green cloth boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21856
TAYLOR, Bayard. Rhymes of travel, ballads and poems. New York. George P. Putnam, 1849. Second edition. 8vo. 152, [2], 8pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, a trifle toned, occasional spotting, two printed clippings of Taylor's verse pasted to 'Notes' leaf. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21772
AKENSIDE, Mark. The poetical works...Collated with the best editions by Thomas Park, F. S. A. London. Printed at the Stanhope Press, by Whittingham and Rowland, 1811. 16mo. In two volumes. [4], 171, [1]; [4], 140pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, lightly spotted. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21145
RICKETTS, Charles. Unrecorded histories. London. Martin Secker, 1933. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 950 copies printed for sale in England and the United States of America. 138pp, [2]. With six full-page illustrations by the author. Original publisher's gilt-stamped tan buckram. Light shelf-wear, spine sunned. Internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21927
MONTI, Vincenzo. Tragedie del cavaliere vincenzo monti. Firenze [i.e. Florence]. Presso Niccolo Conti, 1818. 12mo. 323pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's buff wrappers, housed within recent custom black cloth slip-case. Extremities worn and sunned. Inked ownership inscription to verso of upper wrapper, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19475
RHODES, G[eorge] A[mbrose]. Dion, a tragedy: and miscellaneous poetry. London. Printed for William Miller, 1806. First edition. [iii]-vi, [2], 193pp, [1]. Without half-title.

[Bound with:] RHODES, G[eorge] A. The gentleman: A Satire, written during the years 1812, 1813, 1814, and 1815; with other poems, and notes. London. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy...and Paine and Moss, 1819. Second edition. xvi, 159pp, [1].

12mo. Later half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight loss to head of spine. Armorial ... More >
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21875
SOMERS, Emma C.. Pretty poems for my children. London and Edinburgh. Thomas Nelson, 1849. 16mo. x, [1], 12-144pp. Printed entirely in blue. With a colour lithographed frontispiece and numerous engraved vignettes. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Extremities rubbed, marked, and discoloured, some splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21830
HARRISON, Harry. Poems. Clapham. Published by the author, 1887. First edition. 8vo. vii, [2], 10-152pp. Original publisher's decorated red cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine marked and sunned, red ink-stain to lower edge.Later bookplate of Thomas Brayshaw to FEP, endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21882
STEELE, [Richard]. The funeral; and the Tender Husband: comedies. London. Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1712. [24], 160pp, [2]. Each play has a separate title page, but the register and pagination are continuous. ESTC T60372.

[Bound with:] STEELE, [Richard]. The lying lover: or, Ladies Friendship. A comedy. London. Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1712. Second edition. [12], 80pp, [4]. With initial and terminal advertisement leaves. ESTC T9517.

12mo. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf. Extremities worn, remnant of paper label to lower compartment of spine, ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20930
WORDSWORTH, William. Select Pieces from the Poems of William Wordsworth. London. James Burns, [1843]. 12mo. [12], 238pp. With decorated borders and numerous illustrated vignettes. Contemporary gilt-tooled polished black calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to half-title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21871
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. The farmer's boy; a rural poem. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1801. Fifth edition. xxix, [2], 128pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, a further four engraved plates, and several engraved vignettes.

[Uniformly bound with:] BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Rural tales, ballads, and songs. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1802. Second edition. ix, [3], 119pp, [1]. With 12 engraved plates.

[And:] BLOOMFIELD, Robert. The banks of wye; a poem. In Four Books. London. Printed for the author. 1811. First edition. vii, ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21566