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[CONDER, Josiah]. The Associate Minstrels. London. Printed by George Ellerton...for Thomas Conder, 1810. First edition. 8vo. v, [1], 214pp. With an additional engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Boards a trifle scuffed. Marbled endpapers, very small worm-trail to bottom margin throughout, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11983
BYSSHE, Edward. The art of English poetry. Containing, I. Rules for making Verses. II. A Collection of the most Natural, Agreeable and Sublime Thoughts, viz. Allusions, Similes, Descriptions and Characters of Persons and Things that are to be found in the best English Poets. III. A Dictionary of Rhymes. London. Printed for A. Bettesworth, J. Osborn, etc, 1725. Seventh edition, corrected and enlarged. 12mo. Two volumes. [8], 40, 280; 288, x, 38pp. Contemporary English panelled calf, with volume numerals lettered in gilt directly to spine, paper title labels in the compartment beneath. A trifle rubbed, bumping to corners with a little leather loss, some loss to head of spine and short cracks to joints of Vol I. Early inked numeral to FFEP, Vol I. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21195
[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
[SCOTT, Walter]. The abbot. Edinburgh. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First edition. 12mo. In three volumes. [2], iv, 348; [2], 352, [1]; [2], 367pp, [1]. Bound by Stephenson of Edinburgh in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, spines sunned. Inked ownership inscriptions of J. C. Herries to head of all titles, occasional spotting. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 22188
DAVIDSON, John. Testaments: No. I. The testament of a vivisector. London. Grant Richards, 1901. First edition. 27pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[Bound with:] DAVIDSON, John. Testaments. No. II. The testament of a man forbid. London. Grant Richards, 1901. First edition. 29pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[And:] DAVIDSON, John. Testaments. No. III. The testament of an empire-builder. London. Grant Richards, 1902. First edition. 81pp, [1]. With a half-title and an initial leaf of publisher's advertisements.

Quarto. Contemporary black half-morocco, cloth boards, gilt. ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21591
POPE, [Alexander]. Temple of fame: a vision. London. Printed for Bernard Lintott, 1715. First edition. 8vo. 52pp, [4]. With half-title and two terminal leaves proposing the publication of the Urry edition of Chaucer. Recent calf-backed, brown buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, slightest of damp-staining to half-title, very occasional light spotting, overall a very good copy. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 15126
SCHUTZE, [Johann Stephan]. Taschenbuch fur das jahr 1823. Der Liebe und Freundschaft gewidmet. Frankfurt am Main. Friedrich Wilmans, [1823]. 16mo. [4], 32, 288pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and engraved title page, and a further 17 finely executed engraved plates; 12 of which curiously only occupy half of a page. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, gilt supralibros to upper board, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, offsetting to title. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20389
[TALES]. Tales for home reading. London and Edinburgh. William and Robert Chambers, 1869. 8vo. 224pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. FFEP torn away, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22121
SAMAIN, Albert. Symphonie heroique. Paris. Librarie des Amateurs, A. Ferroud - F. Ferroud, Successeur, 1908. Quarto. Limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is number 205. 87pp, [1]. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and several engraved vignettes by Charles Chessa. Attractively bound by P. Affolter in contemporary gilt-tooled tan crushed morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G., original publisher's powder blue paper wrappers bound-in. Very slight shelf-wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18618