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[CONDER, Josiah]. The Associate Minstrels. London. Printed by George Ellerton...for Thomas Conder, 1810. First edition. 8vo. v, [1], 214pp. With an additional engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Boards a trifle scuffed. Marbled endpapers, very small worm-trail to bottom margin throughout, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11983
CONGREVE, William. The works of william congreve...Consisting of His plays and poems. Birmingham. Printed by John Baskerville; For J. and R. Tonson, 1761. 8vo. In three volumes. xxiv, [16], 164, [20], 187-358, [2]; [12], 17-274, [20], 295-514, [2]; [12], 17-514pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I and a further five engraved plates. Finely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 17563
CONRAD, Joseph. The rover. London. T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., 1923. First edition. 8vo. 317pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Slightest of marking to boards, fore-edge foxed, dustwrapper lightly dust-soiled and a trifle chipped. Browning to endpapers, else internally immaculate. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18283
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
CONRAD, Joseph. HUEFFER, Ford Maddox. The nature of a crime. London. Duckworth & Co., 1924. First edition. 8vo. 119pp. [1]. With a half-title. Publisher's announcement of Hueffer's forthcoming Joseph Conrad; a personal remembrance loosely inserted. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Endpapers a trifle browned, dustwrapper ever so slightly dust-soiled, a fine copy. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18287
COWLEY, Abraham. The works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of Those which were formerly Printed: and Those which he Design'd for the Press: Now published out of the Authors original copies. London. Printed by J. M. for Henry Herringham, 1684. Eighth edition. [2], xl, 41, [1], 80, [4], 58, 61-70, 154, 23, [1], 148pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved portrait frontispiece.

[Bound with:] COWLEY, Abraham. The second part of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley. Being what was Written and Published by himself in his younger years. And now Reprinted together. London. Printed by Mary Clark, for Charles Harper, 1684. Fifth edition. [8], 161pp, [1]. ... More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11736
[COWPER, William]. The diverting history of john gilpin: showing how he went farther than he intended and came safe home again. London. Charles Tilt, 1828. 8vo. iv, [1], 6-20pp, [4]. With a wood-engraved frontispiece, five wood-engraved plates, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities chipped and marked. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of 'Fanny Thorp' to verso of upper panel, occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 16974
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
COWPER, William. Poems. London. Published by Thos. Kelly, 1819. 8vo. In two volumes. [2], 343, [1]; [2], iv, [4], 367pp, [1]. With an engraved title page to each volume, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a further four engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled diced calf. Extremities sunned and lightly rubbed. Occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22206
CRABBE, George, Rev.. Rev. George Crabbe's poems... London. John James Chidley, 1846. New edition. 12mo. iv, 359pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Original publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth, A.E.G. Rubbed and marked, small split to head of sunned spine. Hinges exposed, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22265
CRESSWELL, Walter D'Arcy. Poems (1921-1927). London. Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd., 1928. First edition. 8vo. [10], 78pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and bumped, chipping to dustwrapper spine. Inked correction to p.57, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 20076