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BETJEMAN, John. High and low. London. John Murray, 1966. First edition. 8vo. x, 81pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's yellow cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light marking to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle chipped, spine panel sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by the author to title-page. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18336
JEFFERIES, Richard. Hodge and his masters. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1880. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. vii, [3], 359; [6], 312pp, [4]. With half-titles and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements to Vol. II. Original publisher's brown buckram, blocked in black and blind, gilt pictorial devices to upper boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Typed booksellers description pasted to FEP of Vol. I, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20808
WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. Home ballads and poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1861. Second edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-206pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21768
BUTLER, Samuel. Hudibras, a poem... London. Printed for Akerman et al., 1822. 8vo. In two volumes. vi, v-lxxiv, [2], 444; 494pp. With 12 hand-coloured engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked gift inscription to verso of Vol. I FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 11848
[CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY]. Hymenaeus Cantabrigiensis. Cantabrigiae, [i.e. Cambridge]. Ex Officina Johannis Hayes, celeberrimae Academia Typographi, 1683. First edition. Quarto. [136]pp. Without A1, as issued. Recent blue half-morocco, buckram boards, titled in gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Spine a trifle browned, else a fine copy. With an early manuscript verse in 12 lines, entitled 'Variatio martialis' to blank fly leaf at end. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 15006
FIORENTINO, Giovanni. Il pecorone di ser giovanni fiorentino nel quale si contengono cinquanta novelle antiche Belle d'invenzione e di stile. Londra [i.e. London]. Presso Riccardo Bancker, 1793. 8vo. In two volumes. xxx, [2], 304; 307pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary green calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Light rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Marbled endpapers, contemporary book-labels to FEPs, marginal loss to leaf B6, Vol. II, lightly foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16830
[GORE, Miss]. [MARCAILHOU, G.]. [Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]. Ipswich. Cowell's Anastatic Press, [c.1860]. First edition. Oblong folio. [8]ff. Drophead title. With eight lithographic plates (one of which photographically lithographed?), each with detailing added in pen and ink, some with additional wash, as issued. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and lightly marked, with tears to spine, some loss at head. Occasional spotting to text and plates. Ink inscription, dated 1889, of 'J.E.P. Fitzgerald', noting that 'This Book ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 15333
ROONEY, Joseph A.. In ladybird's garden. [Firenze]. [Tipografia Domenicana], [1915]. First edition. 12mo. [36pp]. Original publisher's printed limp drab linen, lettered in red. Extremities lightly rubbed, text-block detached from binding, contemporary bookplate of Arthur Lloyd Taylor to FEP, neat ink annotation to foot of penultimate page, else clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17604
SOMERVILLE, E. OE. ROSS, Martin. In Mr Knox's Country. London. Longmans, Green and Co., 1915. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 311pp, [1]. With a half-title and eight illustrated plates by E. OE. Somerville. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, white, and black. Lightly rubbed and marked, spotting to fore-edge, corners bumped, a trifle cocked. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, signed by Somerville to recto of FFEP and title-page. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18251
BROWN, Thomas, The Younger [MOORE, Thomas]. Intercepted letters; or, the Twopenny Post=Bag. To which are added, trifles reprinted. London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1822. xxiv, 119pp, [1].

[Uniformly bound with:] MOORE, Thomas. Epistles, odes, and other poems. London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1822. Sixth edition. In two volumes. xv, [1], 176; vii, [1], 182pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a final publisher's advertisement leaf to Vol. II.

[And:] MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon... London. Printed for James Carpenter, 1820. Tenth edition. In two volumes. xlvii, ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21739
ROGERS, Samuel. Italy. A poem.. London. Edward Moxon, 1842. 8vo. vii, [1], 320pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound by Hayday in richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Francis Ferns to FEP, lightly foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18373
BRAMAH, Ernest. Kai lung's golden hours. London. Grant Richards Ltd., 1924. 8vo. Limited edition, number 131 of 200 copies signed by the author. xv, [1], 306pp, [2]. With a half-title. Original publisher's tan cloth-backed grey paper boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, printed paper dust-wrapper. Very slight chipping to dustwrapper, light browning to endpapers, else clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18316
DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. La fausse agnes, ou le poete campagnard. Comedie En prose en trois Actes. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [4], 137pp, [3].

[Bound with:] DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. Le tambour nocturne, ou le mari devin, comedie angloise. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [10], 116pp, [4].

[And:] DESTOUCHES, Nericault [Philippe]. Le dissipateur ou l'honneste-friponne, comedie. Paris. Chez Prault Pere, 1736. [2], xii, 127pp, [3].

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities worn, joints split. Typed booksellers description pasted to FEP. Armorial bookplate of ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21594
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