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O'BRIAN, Patrick. Three bear witness. London. Secker and Warburg, 1952. First edition. 8vo. 206pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, dustwrapper lightly foxed, small paper repair to head of verso of spine panel. Contemporary pencilled ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13939
NEWCOMB, Thomas. [GESSNER, Salomon]. The death of abel. A sacred poem. Written originally in the German Language. Attempted in the stile of milton. By the Rev. Thomas Newcomb. Dublin. Printed for George Faulkner, 1763. First Dublin edition. 12mo. [4], 164pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with splitting to joints (though boards remain firmly attached by binding cords). Armorial bookplate to FEP of Lancelot Haslope, recent bookplate of Antony Charles Thomas to FFEP, lightly foxed. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 14877
[NEVILLE, O.]. The lay of the last minstrel, travesty. London. Sold by H. Colburn, 1811. Virgin edition. 8vo. [8], 237pp, [1]. With a half-title. Contemporary calf-backed drab paper boards. Extremities worn, without lettering-piece, loss to spine and joints, boards bumped and marked. Front pastedown sprung, occasional light spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 11359
NAUGHTON, Bill. Alfie. [London]. Macgibbon & Kee, [1966]. First edition. 8vo. 208pp. Original publisher's purple cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear to dustwrapper, a trifle dusty. A near fine copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20965
MYLNE, James. Poems, consisting of miscellaneous pieces, and two tragedies. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech, and Sold by T. Cadell, London, 1790. First edition. 8vo. 435pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, loss to spine, joints split, upper board detached, some marking, corners bumped. Newspaper clipping pasted to FFEP, occasional light creasing, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11597
MYLNE, James. Poems, consisting of miscellaneous pieces and two tragedies. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech and sold by T. Cadell, 1790. First edition. 8vo. 8pp, xxiii, [1], 435pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Uncut, bound in recent calf-backed brown cloth boards with contrasting blue lettering-piece. Very slightly rubbed. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP reading 'Lochill in Haddingtonshire', light marginal soiling in places but overall a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11765
[MUSES FAREWEL]. The muses farewel to Popery and Slavery, or, a collection of Miscellany Poems, Satyrs, Songs, &c. Made by the most Eminent Wits of the Nation, as the Shams, Intreagues, and Plots of Priests and Jesuits gave occasion. London. Printed for N[athaniel]. R[anew]. H[enry]. F[aithorne]. and J[ohn]. K[ersey]., 1689. First edition. [6], 144pp. Without initial license-to-print leaf. ESTC R19207, Wing M3140.

[Bound with:] A supplement to the collection of miscellany poems against Popery & Slavery. London. [s.n.], 1689. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1]. ESTC R28188, Wing S6186.

8vo. Recent navy half-morocco, blue moire boards, lettered in gilt. Slight marking to extremities. Very occasional spotting/marginal repairs, shaving to head, minute worm-trail to lower margin, early annotation to ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17424
MORTON, Thomas. Speed the plough: a comedy, in five acts... London. Printed by A. Strahan...for T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1800. Fifth edition. 8vo. 94pp, [2]. A reissue of the first edition with the title page partially reset. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Recent burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly dust-soiled and browned internally. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 19461
MORGAN, Lady. Woman, or ida of athens. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. First edition. 12mo. In four volumes. xxviii, 223, [1]: [4], 272; [4], 192; [4], 290pp, [10]. With half-titles to each volume, exception Vol. I - as issued? Contemporary calf, rubbed, some cracking to surface of spines. Head of each title torn away, presumably to remove an ownership inscription. Half-title and title of vol IV detached, with some dog-earring. Marginal tear to K12, vol. I, marginal paper flaw to ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16831
[MOORE, Thomas]. The poetical works of the late thomas little, esq. London. Printed for Carpenter and Son, 1814. Twelfth edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xxiv, 172pp. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel to FEP, his inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20794
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1828. Fourteenth edition. 12mo. [4], 376pp. With an additional engraved title page and three engraved plates by E. J. Portbury (1795-1885) after designs by Westall. Handsomely bound in contemporary straight-grain black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing and bumping to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional light spotting and ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20404
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
MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon, translated into English verse with notes. Dublin. Printed by Robert Napper, 1803. First Irish edition. 12mo. ix, [2], 12-214pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Slight rubbing to joints. Nineteenth century ink inscription to FEP, offsetting to title, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13166
[MOORE, Thomas]. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. Third edition. 8vo. [4], 397pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, else a crisp copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14308
MONTI, Vincenzo. Tragedie del cavaliere vincenzo monti. Firenze [i.e. Florence]. Presso Niccolo Conti, 1818. 12mo. 323pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's buff wrappers, housed within recent custom black cloth slip-case. Extremities worn and sunned. Inked ownership inscription to verso of upper wrapper, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19475