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BOWDLER, Miss [Jane]. Poems and essays. London. Printed for William Baynes and Son, 1824. 12mo. x, [2], 176pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20498
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical Works of oliver goldsmith, m. b. With an account of the life and writings of the author. London. Published by Suttaby, Fox, and Suttaby, 1826. 12mo. xii, [1], 14-72pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary brick-red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light offsetting to title page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20495
[BROOKE, Henry]. The fool of quality; or, the history of henry earl of moreland. Chiswick. Printed by C. Whittingham, 1829. 12mo. In two volumes. vi, 288; [2], 300pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled diced calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, inked ownership inscriptions to head of both title pages. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20514
MOORE, [Thomas]. Moore's irish melodies. London. Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. First edition. Quarto. iv, [6], 280pp. With decorative borders and Illustrations after Daniel Maclise to every page of the main body of text (excluding preface, index etc.) engraved by F. P. Becker. Handsomely bound by Bickers & Son in contemporary richly-tooled green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G., elaborate green and red morocco doublures at front and rear both featuring four onlays and elaborate gilt fillets, cream moire ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 18760
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
MOORE, Thomas. Poetry of thomas moore. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1903. 8vo. xxxiv, [2], 253pp, [1]. With a half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Partially unopened. Bound by Bayntun in contemporary blue half-morocco, marbled boards, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20442
BEATTIE, James. The minstrel; or, the progress of genius: and other poems. London. Published by John Sharpe, 1823. 12mo. [3], xvi, 176pp. Without half-title. With an additional engraved title page and five engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine a trifle discoloured. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, with pencilled annotation attributing the binding to Charles Lewis, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20403
[SMITH, Horace]. [SMITH, James]. Rejected addresses: or, the new theatrum poetarum. London. Printed for John Miller, 1813. Twelfth edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xiii, [3], 127pp, [1]. Without half-title. Contemporary red morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked ownership inscriptions to verso of FFEP and head of title page, some loss to head of leaf F10 (p.115-6) - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20402
EDGEWORTH, Maria. Popular tales. London. Printed for R. Hunter, 1817. Sixth edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], 330, [2]; [2], 330; [2], 343pp, [1]. With a final leaf of advertisements to Vol. I. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Coker Court to FEPs, some loss to text of leaves I10-K1 of Vol. III - with partial loss of sense, very occasional chipping to margins, lightly foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20448
HALL, S[amuel], C[arter]. The book of gems: The poets and artists of great britain. London. Saunders and Otley, 1836-38 First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xvi, 304; xvi, 304; xvi, 304pp. With half-titles, engraved title pages, six plates of facsimile signatures, and numerous engraved vignettes. Handsomely bound in contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, spines richly gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, foxed throughout. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20445
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
WOTTON, Sr. Hen. Reliquiae Wottonianae. Or, a collection of lives, letters, poems; with characters of Sundry Personages: And other Incomparable Pieces of Language and Art. London. Printed by Thomas Maxey, 1651. First edition. 12mo. [60], 540pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece and three further engraved portraits. Finely bound in nineteenth-century blue morocco, spine richly gilt in compartments, by R. Wallis. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with only the slightest of shelf-wear. Occasional early manuscript notes washed away during nineteenth-century binding work. Book label of Wm. Major Scott, MA and bookplate of Bibliotheca Piscatoria Lynniana to FEP, further book label of ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 11401
PERSIUS. Auli persii flacci satyrae VI. Amsterlodami [i.e. Amsterdam]. Apud Joannem Janssonium, 1659. 12mo. 126pp, [6]. Later blind-ruled green morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, earlier booksellers description pasted to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19347
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. Decii junii juvenalis et a. persii flacci satyrae. Londini [i.e. London]. Typis J. Brindley, 1744. 12mo. [2], 116pp. With an engraved title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19253
ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Glasguae [i.e. Glasgow]. Excud. R. & A. Foulis, 1761. 32mo. 83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19203
[BALLADS]. A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most Ancient Copies Extant. With introductions Historical, Critical, or Humorous. London. Printed for J. Roberts et al., 1723. Second edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [4], viii, [2], 287, [1]; [4], xi, [5], 266, [2]; [4], xii, [6], 263pp, [1]. Vol. I is the second edition, Vols. II and III first editions, with the latter printed in 1725. Title leaf of Vol. III a cancel. With half-titles, an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a further 42 engraved plates – with the frequently mutilated or removed ‘Swimming ... More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 18162