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WILSON, [John], Professor. Noctes ambrosianae. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1865. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, speckled edges. Lightly rubbed. Contemporary bookplates to FEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP of Vol. I, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21781
HORACE. The odes, satyrs, and epistles of Horace. London. Printed for J. Tonson, 1720. Fifth edition. 12mo. [13], 6-352pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf, gilt. Lightly rubbed, upper joint split, chipping to foot of spine. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, without FFEP, slight loss to lower corner of leaf O1, foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21857
WEBB, Daniel. Remarks on the beauties of poetry. London. Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1762. First edition. 8vo. [4], 125pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent calf backed blue paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Stamped in blind by Worchester Public Library to title, subsequent two leaves, and final three leaves, all leaves lightly toned, marginal dust-soiling to final gathering and blank RFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12210
RICHARDSON, Joseph. Literary relics of the late Joseph Richardson...consisting of the comedy of the fugitive, and a few short poems; with a sketch of the life of the author... London. Printed for J. Ridgway, 1807. First edition. Quarto. xiv, [6], 176pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a list of subscribers. Handsomely bound in contemporary morocco backed marbled boards cornered in vellum, gilt. Rubbed, slight chipping to spine. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Subscriber's copy, from the library of the Earl of Guilford, with his armorial bookplate to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 11400
BYRON, Gordon George, Lord. English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers; A Satire. London. Printed for James Cawthorn, 1809. Second edition. 8vo. [3], vi-vii, [1], 85pp, [1]. Without half-title or terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary calf, gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, with some loss to head of sunned spine. Occasional spot of light soiling. Inscribed in ink to verso of FFEP; 'W. Williams Wynn' More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13445
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
MEREDITH, George. The tragic comedians. A study in a well-known story. London. Chapman and Hall, 1880. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [4], 199, [1]; [4], 181pp, [1]. With half-titles. First edition, first issue, with the original title-leaves dated 1880 intact. Published on 15th December 1880, the following year the publisher inserted cancelled titles dated 1881 into their remaining copies. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and sunned, very small worm-hole to Vol. I spine, ink-spot to upper board of ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14667
MEREDITH, George. One of our conquerors. London. Chapman and Hall, 1891. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [4], 302; iv, 320; iv, 307pp, [1]. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Spines rubbed and a trifle sunned. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Halsey Ricardo' to blank fly-leaves, slightest of browning to endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14778
MEREDITH, George. Emilia in England. London. Chapman & Hall, 1864. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. iv, 306; iv, 285, [1]; iv, 338pp. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Spines rubbed and a trifle sunned. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Halsey Ricardo' to blank fly-leaves, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14780
LINNECAR, Richard. The miscellaneous works of Richard Linnecar, of Wakefield. Leeds. Printed by Thomas Wright, 1789. First edition. 8vo. [8], 300pp. With a list of subscriber's. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities worn and marked, upper board detached, loss to spine, bumped. Occasional browning, overall internally clean and crisp. Subscriber's copy, engraved monogram of John Carr stamped to verso of title, with his ownership inscription to upper board. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 14782