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CAMPBELL, Thomas. The pleasures of hope, with other poems. Edinburgh. Printed for Mundell, Doig, & Stevenson.., 1807. Ninth edition. 8vo. [8], 136, 16pp. With four engraved plates, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Contemporary gilt-ruled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very slight loss to lower corner of leaf A1, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19355
[FOWKE, Martha]. The Platonic Lovers: consisting of Original letters, in prose and verse, That pass'd between an English Lady, and an English Gentleman in France, under the borrow'd Names of Clio and Strephon... London. Printed for John Wilford...and Richard Chandler, 1732. Third edition. 12mo. xxiv, [4], 176pp. Without the additional title-page of the 1729 edition and the two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Title-page washed to remove library stamp, lightly spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19167
[PATMORE, Coventry]. The angel in the house: the betrothal. London. John W. Parker and Son, 1854. First edition. 8vo. viii, 191pp, [1]. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, Some loss to head of spine/lettering-piece. Endpapers toned, lightly spotted. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso fo FFEP: 'From the Author'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 19162
CURWEN, Annie Isabel. Poems. Barrow-in-Furness. The Barrow Printing Company, 1899. First edition. 8vo. 284pp. With a portrait frontispiece. Contemporary brown morocco, gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Upper joint partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20021
YOUNG, Edward. A poem on the last day. Oxford. Printed at the Theatre for Edward Whistler, 1713. Second edition. 8vo. [12], 74pp. With a half-title. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15127
[ENGLISH THEATRE]. Timoleon: or, The Revolution. A Tragi-Comedy. London. Printed by W. Onley, for John Sturton, 1697. First edition. Quarto. [8], 80pp. Later half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Leaves browned/foxed, later inked annotation to title-page. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19290
[HUDDESFORD, George]. Salmagundi; a miscellaneous combination of original poetry: consisting of illusions of fancy; amatory, elegiac, lyrical, epigrammatical, and other palatable ingredients. London. Printed by T. Bensley, 1791. First edition. Quarto. [6], 151pp, [3]. With an additional engraved title-page and a terminal errata leaf.Recent brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, very occasional contemporary inked manuscript corrections to text. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19191
TERENCE. Publii terentii afri comoediae sex ad fidem editionis zeunianae accurate recensitae. Londini [i.e. London]. Harding, triphook, et Lepard, 1825. 8vo. [2], 351pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Contemporary bookplate of William Cavendish to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 19049
BRUEYS, [David-Augustin de]. PALAPRAT, [Jean de]. L'avocat patelin, comedie en trois actes et en prose, Par MM. brueys et palaprat. Representee pour la premiere sois a Paris, par les Comediens Francais, le 4 juin 1706. A Paris. Chez Mad. George, [1798]. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition]. 8vo. 36pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to title, printed paper slip bearing the imprint of Chez Mad. George pasted over the actual imprint of Chez Fages, slight loss to lower margin of leaf D2, light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19035
RHODES, Thomas. Poetical miscellanies. Coventry. Printed for the author by N. Merridew, at the Herald and Advertiser Office, [s.d., c.1810] First edition. 8vo. [10], 160pp. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's boards, paper lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed and marked, occasional marginal damp-staining, small worm-tracks. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 18471
FOREST, Eugene FRENCH, R.. [Manuscript copy and english translation of Histoire de mr de vertpre et de sa menagere aussi]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], 1872. Oblong 8vo. Manuscript on tracing paper, mounted: [1], 46ff. Contemporary roan backed paper boards. Some rubbing to extremities, paper labels remains to upper board. Signed 'Del. R. French, Mar 28 1872' to foot of copied title.

[With:] Manuscript on paper. [4]ff. Original orange paper wrappers. An English translation of the captions in the manuscript copy of the French original, in two hands; the first (matching that of ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18970
[POETICAL MISCELLANY]. A Collection of poems Written upon several occasions By several persons. With many Additions, Never before in Print. London. Printed for Tho. Collins and John Ford...and Will. Cademan, 1673. Second edition. 8vo. [6], 128, 131-185pp, [1]. Recased in contemporary blind-ruled sheep, later gilt lettering to spine. New endpapers. Late eighteenth-century Porkington Library shelf label to FEP, early ink inscription of 'Ellen Owen' to head of title. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spine a trifle faded and creased. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15004
ROBINSON, Mrs. Mary. Lyrical Tales. London. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By Biggs and Co. Bristol, 1800. First edition. 8vo. [4], 218pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf, without the portrait present in some copies, though also absent from more than one would expect if uniformly issued. Contemporary straight-grained green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, lightly spotted. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17187
[KEBLE, John]. The christian year: thoughts in verse for the sundays and holydays throughout the year. Oxford. Printed by W. Baxter, For J. Parker; and C. and J. Rivington, 1827. First edition. 12mo. xii, 201, [1]; viii, 200pp, [2]. With half-titles to each volume and a terminal errata leaf to Vol II. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards (blue for Vol. I, brown for Vol II), expertly rebacked to style in contrasting paper. Some marking to boards, loss to extremities. With an entire A.L.S. from the author to 'The Revd. F. Kilvert, Claverton Lodge, Bath', loosely inserted, spotted, ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18023
OVID. GOWER, John. Ovid's festivalls, or Romane Calendar, Translated into English verse equinumerally. [Cambridge]. Printed by Roger Daniel, Printer to the University of Cambridge: And are to be sold by M[ichael] S[parke] junior, 1640. 8vo. [42], 146pp, [2]. With an initial leaf, blank except for a fleuron, and a terminal imprimatur leaf. Title in red and black. Later blind-tooled calf, gilt. Extremities worn, insect damage, surface loss, and marking to boards. Shelf-label of the Porkington Library to FEP, occasional ink-spotting, family chronology to recto of initial blank leaf, pen-trials to title-page, p.146, and imprimatur leaf. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15017