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[SHERIDAN, Frances]. The history of nourjahad. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1767. First edition. 12mo. [4], 240pp. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, recently rebacked, contemporary red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed and bumped, chipping to lettering-piece. Armorial bookplate of Lady Davy to FEP, inked ownership inscription of 'Jane Kerr 1790' to half-title, inked notes to front blank fly-leaf and title page, small hole to foot of leaf B8, occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20637
[DAMOURS, Louis]. Lettres de Ninon de l'Enclos au Marquis de Sevigne. Amsterdam. Chez Francois Joly, 1750. First edition. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], xii, 186; [2], 200pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, engraved title pages to both volumes, and a final errata leaf to Vol. II. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities stained and sunned, a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, margins lightly browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 19521
[REEVE, Clara]. The Old English Baron: a gothic story. Sheffield. Printed by C. & W. Thompson, [c.1813]. [2], 208pp. With an engraved title-page and two engraved plates.

[Bound after:] Elizabeth; or the exiles of siberia, and surprising adventurer... Sheffield. Printed and published by C. & W. Thompson, [c.1807]. Tenth edition, corrected and enlarged. 113pp. With an engraved frontispiece.

8vo. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, joints split, some surface loss to boards. Offsetting, occasional spotting/browning. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18147
VANIERE, Jacques. Jacobi vanierii e societate jesu, praedium rusticum. Lutetiae Parisiorum [i.e. Paris]. Apud Joannem Le Clerc, 1707. 8vo. [6], 268pp, [12]. With 10 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, deleted ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly-leaf, inked ownership inscription to title page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 18853
[MOORE, Thomas]. The poetical works of the late thomas little, esq. London. Printed for Carpenter and Son, 1814. Twelfth edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xxiv, 172pp. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel to FEP, his inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20794
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. A moveable feast. London. Jonathan Cape, [1964]. First U. K. edition. 8vo. 191pp, [1]. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper (designed by Hans Tisdall). Slight shelf-wear to foot, dustwrapper price-clipped, else fine. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17061
ISHIGURO, Kazuo. A pale view of the hills. New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1982. First American edition. 8vo. 183pp, [1]. Original publisher's teal cloth-backed cream paper boards, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear to foot, short tear to dustwrapper at base of spine, publisher's black 'P' remainder mark to lower edge. Signed by the author to title page. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20773
TASSO, Torquato. La gerusalemme liberata. Parigi [i.e. Paris]. Appresso Teofilo Barrois, 1785. 8vo. In two volumes. [2], viii, 326; [2], 333pp, [1]. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Small hole to leaf R8, Vol. II, with very slight loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20634
[PRIOR, Matthew]. Poems on Several Occasions. London. Printed for J. Tonson...and J. Barber, 1721. 12mo. In two volumes. [26], 267, [5]; 238pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to boards and foot of spine of Vol. I, slight splitting to lower joint of Vol. II. Inked shelf-marks to FEPs, lightly toned. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20644
COWPER, William. Poems...With a memoir of the author by the rev. henry stebbing a.m.. London. Printed for Scott, Webster, and Geary, [s.d., c.1840] 12mo. 416pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Ellen Stockdale to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light spotting to frontispiece and engraved title page. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20497
BURNS, Robert. The poetical works. London. William Smith, 1839. 8vo. xxix, [1], 393pp, [1]. With a half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled brown calf, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, light offsetting to title page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20504
CAMPBELL, Thomas. The poetical works of thomas campbell. London. Henry Colburn, 1828. 8vo. In two volumes. [4], 238; [3], vi-viii, 237pp, [1]. Without half-titles. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, frontispiece foxed, inked ownership initials and offsetting to Vol. I title page, occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20499
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. New edition. 8vo. [8], 251pp, [1]. With a half-title, numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to half-title, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20496
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1828. Fourteenth edition. 12mo. [4], 376pp. With an additional engraved title page and three engraved plates by E. J. Portbury (1795-1885) after designs by Westall. Handsomely bound in contemporary straight-grain black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing and bumping to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional light spotting and ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20404
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The poems of oliver goldsmith. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1822. 12mo. 154pp. With an engraved title page and five engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20494
JOHNSON, Samuel. The lives of the english poets. London. Printed by J. F. Dove, 1826. 12mo. In two volumes. 412; 424pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece, and an additional engraved title page to each volume.Contemporary gilt-tooled green calf, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I, spotting to frontispieces. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20503
MACKENZIE, Henry. The works of henry mackenzie, Esq. With a sketch of the author's life. London. Printed for T. Cadell et al., 1822. 12mo. viii, 544pp. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting green calf lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20502