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HOWITT, William. The boy's country-book: being the real life of a country boy, written by himself; exhibiting all the amusements, pleasures, and pursuits of children in the country. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1841. Second edition. 8vo. [3], vi-xi, [1], 308pp. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Without half-title. Handsomely bound by Potter and Sons of York in contemporary gilt-tooled red half-morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G. Very slightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, short tears to upper margins of leaves S7 and S8, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23401
FULDA, Friedrich Karl. Ulfilas Gothische Bibelübersetzung die älteste Germanische Urkunde nach Ihre'ns Text, mit einer grammatisch-wörtlichen Lateinischen Uebersetzung zwischen den Zeilen, samt einer Sprachlehre und einem Glossar... Weissenfels [i.e. Weißenfels]. Gedrucke Johann Friedrich Leyckam, 1805. First edition. Quarto. xvi, [2], 270, [2], 182, x pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled polished calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, all edges red. Lightly rubbed, some splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley and early armorial bookplate to FEP, unidentified ink-stamp to front blank fly-leaf, foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20846
DODSWORTH, Mrs. Fugitive Pieces. Canterbury. Printed by Simmons and Kirkby, 1802. First edition. 8vo in 4s. iv, 107pp, [1]. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to upper board. Marbled endpapers. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 21114
HEMANS, Felicia. Moral and religious poems. Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1850. First edition. 12mo. [3], vi-viii, 262pp. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Margaret Schuster to verso of FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22207
GAMBLE, Henry, Rev.. Sermons... London. Ranken & Co., 1873. Second edition. 8vo. [6], 217pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled navy calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Frontispiece foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23286
MEREDITH, Constance A. [compiler]. Whisperings from the great: An Autograph Birthday Album. London. Henry Frowde, 1906. Quarto. Unpaginated. Two calendar dates to a page with quotations opposite, both with red borders and fleur-de-lis decoration to corners. Finely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, vellum boards, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corner's bumped. Marbled endpaper, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, partially completed, two charmingly naive watercolour illustrations pasted in. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23357
QUINCEY, Thomas de. Revolt of the Tartars: or, Flight of the Kalmuck Khan & his People from the Russian Territories to the Frontiers of China. London. The Dropmore Press, 1948. Quarto. Limited edition of 450 copies, of which this is number 45 - one of 50 specially bound by Evans of Croyden and signed by the Artist, Stuart Boyle. [8], 96pp, [4]. With a frontispiece, title page vignette, a further seven plates and six illustrations in the text. Pictorial endpapers. Uncut and unopened in original red morocco, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed, ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23354
OLIPHANT, [Margaret], Mrs.. The Makers of Venice: doges, conquerors, painters, and men of letters. London. Macmillan and Co., 1887. First edition. 8vo. xii, 390pp. With a portrait frontispiece, 25 plates, and 21 illustrations in the text by R. R. Holmes. Bound by Riviere in contemporary brown morocco, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Light shelf-wear, spine sunned. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23213
SADLER, M. F. Rev.. The acts of the apostles. London. George Bell and Sons, 1888. Second edition, revised. 8vo. xvi, 522pp. Contemporary prize binding, gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros of the Monmouthshire Education Board to upper board, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, prize bookplate to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23218
[CHRISTIAN VERSE]. Christian Lyrics: chiefly selected from modern authors. London. Frederick Warne and Co., [1872]. 8vo. xv, [1], 614, [1], xviii-xx, 615-616pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 249 engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23219
STANLEY, Arthur Penrhyn. Lectures on the history of the eastern church: with an introduction on the study of ecclesiastical history. London. John Murray, 1862. Second edition. 8vo. lxxxviii, 437pp, [1]. With an engraved folding map. Contemporary prize binding, gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt supra libros of the Priory of St. Mary of Cartmel to upper board, marbled endpapers. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked prize inscription to front blank fly-leaf, heavily foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23223
FORDE, Georgiana M.. Christ The King of Love: A simple Life of Our Lord. London. Skeffington & Son, 1906. Second Impression. (Third and Fourth Thousands). 8vo. x, 163pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary prize binding, red calf, gilt supra libros of Christ's Hospital to upper board, marbled edges. Rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, prize bookplate to FEP, lightly foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23222
BROWNING, Robert. The poetical works of Robert Browning. London. Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 748; vii, [1], 786pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled brown half-morocco, marbled boards, A.E.G. Spines lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to both FEPs. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23115
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance. London. Printed for Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838. Nineteenth edition. 8vo. viii, 397pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, and additional engraved title page, and a further 11 engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf in later gilt-tooled brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine lightly sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, plates and engraved title page foxed. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23113
LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. The poetical works. London. George Routledge and Co., 1856. New complete edition. 8vo. viii, 581pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further seven engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23125
WHITE, Henry Kirke. The poetical works. London. William Pickering, 1853. 8vo. lviii, 252pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, light offsetting to title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23126