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ACHILLES TATIUS. Erotikon Achilleos Tatiou sive de clitophontis & leucippes amoribus libri VIII ex Editione cl. salmasii. Lugd. Batavor [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Franciscum Hegerum, 1640. Nova editio [i.e. new edition]. 12mo. [24], 752pp, [30]. With an engraved title page. First three words of title transliterated from the Greek. Bound in the style of, and possibly by, Roger Payne in black straight grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19496
MACPHERSON, Ossian. The dreamer, a poem, in three cantos, With other Poems; and an introductory epistle upon the island of madeira. London. Printed for the Author, 1848. First edition. 8vo. [6], v, [2], 152pp, [4]. With a half-title and a list of subscribers. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped red buckram, lettered in gilt. Extremities sunned and a trifle marked. Manuscript booksellers description tipped-in to FFEP, closed tears touching text of leaves C2-3, lightly spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20469
[WILLIAMS, William]. The journal of llewellin penrose, a seaman. London. Printed for John Murray...and William Blackwood, 1815. First edition. 12mo. In four volumes. [2], xvi, 239, [1]; [2], 217, [7]; [2], 215, [1]; [2], 197pp, [1]. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked. Heavily rubbed. Early book-labels of Abigail Freeth to all FEPs, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Maria Freeth Alleston (?) to FFEP of Vol. I, with recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst pasted beneath, occasional paper repairs to margins of Vol. I, foxed. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 21109
LECONTE DE LISLE. Poemes barbares. Paris. Alphonse Lemerre, [s.d., c.1890s] [6], 368pp, [2]. With a half-title.

[Bound uniformly with:] LECONTE DE LISLE. Derniers poemes. Paris. Alphonse Lemerre, [s.d., c.1890s]. [8], 315pp, [1]. With a half-title.

12mo. Attractively bound by P. Affolter in contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, spine richly gilt. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17438
THOMAS, Dylan. Twenty-five poems. London. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., [1936]. First edition, second impression. 8vo. vii, [1], 47pp, [1]. Original publisher's grey paper boards, lettered in navy, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, edge-wear to dustwrapper. Browning to endpapers, near contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Christopher, / On his influenza. / 26.1.37'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19561
READE, Charles. Christie Johnstone. A novel. London. Richard Bentley, 1853. First edition. 8vo. [4], 334pp, [2]. Contemporary red half-morocco, buckram boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Jame K. Howard to FEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21707
GARNETT, Richard. Poems. London. Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 350 copies printed for England. xii, 172, [4], 15pp, [1]. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Printed limitation statement tipped-in to FFEP. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's tan buckram, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate of Amber Reeves to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21709
PERCY, Thomas. The Boy's Percy: being Old Ballads of War, Adventure and Love from bishop thomas percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry...Edited for boys with an introduction by sidney lanier. London. Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, [s.d., c. 1883] 8vo. xxxi, [1], 441pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 49 illustrations in the text after original designs by E. B. Bensell. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, marbled edges. Extremities sunned, a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16494
MACDONALD, Wilson. A flagon of beauty. Toronto. The Pine Tree Publishing Co., [1931]. First edition. 8vo. Author's edition, limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 155. 217pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy faux leather. Lightly rubbed. Illustrated endpapers, armorial bookplate of Edgar Allison Eaton to FEP, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to limitation page: 'Edgar Allison Eaton: / May "the dreaming of some visionary mind" / be yours. / Wilson MacDonald, / December 3rd / 1931'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21641
ARNOLD, Matthew. Poetical works. London. Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1899. 8vo. xii, [2], 510pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Partially unopened in contemporary red half-morocco, red cloth boards, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked gift inscription to head of title page, short vertical tear to leaf A8 (blank but for caption title), small hole to margin of leaf B2, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21640
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
BEATTIE, James. The minstrel; or, the progress of genius: and Other Poems. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1827. 12mo. xiv, 176pp. With an additional engraved title page and a further five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, pencilled annotations to front blank fly-leaves, occasional inked highlighting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21569