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VOSS, Johann Heinrich. Mythologische briefe. Stuttgart. In Der J. B. Metzler'schen, 1827. Second edition. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 307, [1], xxii, 386pp. Near contemporary brown half-cloth, green buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, paper library shelf label to upper boards, corners bumped. Foxed throughout. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14035
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
BRONTE, Charlotte, Anne, and Emily. Novels of the sisters, Thornton Edition. Edinburgh. John Grant, 1924. Thornton edition. 8vo. In 12 volumes. Half-title and title pages printed in red and black, With gravure frontispieces and numerous full-page photographic plates. Uncut in original publisher's dark green cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt to spines, cream printed dustwrappers. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities, chipping to dustwrapper edges, spines sunned, with loss to head and foot, more substantial loss to spine panel of Gaskell volume. Internally immaculate. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20778
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
ANACREAON. MOORE, Thomas. Odes of anacreon, translated into english verse with notes. In two volumes. London. Printed for J. Carpenter, 1806. Sixth edition. 8vo. [iii]-xv, [1], [5]-163, [1]; 146pp. With engraved portrait frontispieces of both Moore and Anacreon. Without half-title to first volume. Beautifully bound in contemporary full vellum, gilt. Blue silk endpapers, A.E.G. and gauffered. Slightly warped, a little marking, slight damp-staining to fly-leaves of Vol I, else a fine set. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13128
DA COSTA, Jose Daniel Rodrigues. O espreitador do mundo novo. Obra critica, moral, e divertida. Lisboa [i.e. Lisbon]. Simao Thaddeo Ferreira, 1802. First edition. Quarto. In twelve parts. 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32pp. With a woodcut vignette to title, and a further 11 identical woodcut vignettes in the text. Contemporary black morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss. Marbled endpapers, small neat paper repair to verso of title (slight loss to imprint), very occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20924
REGNARD, [Jean-Francois]. Oeuvres de M. Regnard. A Paris. Par La Compagnie, 1758. Nouvelle edition. 12mo. In four volumes. Contemporary tan calf, contrasting dark morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, all edges red. Early printed paper labels of 'Des Jardin Bertelin' covering an earlier gilt supralibros 'Maisonneuve' to all upper boards with the exception of Vol. III. Spines rubbed and sunned, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, all title-pages trimmed along bottom margin without loss to imprint, short tear to Vol. III ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12398
[BOILEAU-DESPREAUX, Nicolas]. Oeuvres diverses Du Sieur D*** avec le traite du sublime ou du merveilleux dans le discours, Traduit du Grec de Longin. a Amsterdam. Chez Abraham Wolfgang, 1677. Nouvelle edition, Reveue, corrigee, & augmentee de plusieurs Pieces nouvelles. 12mo. 160, [40], 101-214pp, [10]. With an extra-engraved title page, and four further engraved plates, all included in the pagination. Contemporary British (likely English) calf, blind-ruled to spine compartments and boards, with floral device to each corner of boards, with contrasting red morocco lettering-piece ('Boileaus Poetry'). Slightly rubbed, bumping to corners, joints just starting. Some marking to pastedowns, with bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP. ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19679
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
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
MILTON, John. DUNSTER, Charles. Paradise regained, a poem, in four books...A new edition, with notes of various authors, By Charles Dunster, M.A.. London. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun, and W. Davies, (successors to Mr. Cadell), 1795. First Dunster Edition. Quarto. [4], iv, [4], 280pp. With large folding map of the Mediterranean and Middle East as frontispiece. Uncut in recent half calf over marbled boards, contrasting title label, gilt. Very slight rubbing to spine, else a fine copy. A little marginal worming to preliminaries. With attractive contemporary bookplate of S. Harward's Circulating Library, Colonnade Buildings, Cheltenham to FEP, inscribed 'Presented to me by the Editor, C.D.' More > £ 275.00 Antiquates Ref. 11352
SCOTT, Sir Walter. Peveril du pic, par sir walter scott; traduit de l'anglais par le traducteur des romans historiques de sir walter scott. Paris. A la librarie de Charles Gosselin, 1823. First French edition. 12mo. In five volumes. Contemporary half-vellum, green paper boards, manuscript lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed and discoloured. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to recto of all FFEPs, loss to lower corners of two leaves of Vol. I, one of Vols. II and III respectively, and two of Vol. IV - just clipping text in some instances, Vol. V partially misbound, occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17574