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DRAKE, Lawrence. The heroes of england: stories of the lives of the most celebrated british soldiers and sailors. London. Joseph Cundall, 1843. First edition. 12mo. viii, 312pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, and seven hand-coloured engraved plates. Original publisher's gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G., later recased, later blank endpapers. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Very occasional light spotting, ink gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf; 'Douglas Edward Holroyd / given him by H.R.H. the Duchess of Gloucester / January 1843'. More > £ 0.10 Antiquates Ref. 16540
CLELAND, Henry Wilson. On the history and properties chemical and medical of tobacco, a probatory essay Presented to the Faculty of Physicians & Surgeons glasgow. Glasgow,. [Bell and Bain], 1840. First edition. Quarto. [4], 68pp. With a lithographed title page and dedication leaf, and two further leaves, a mounted lithographed plate after De Bry's Historia Brasiliana (1590) on India paper, and a mounted explication of the plate, also on India paper. Handsomely bound by Neil of Glasgow in contemporary dark green morocco, tolled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, title page and dedication leaf, else ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 30598
MACKENZIE, Compton. Prince charlie and his ladies. London. Cassell and Company, [1934]. First edition. 8vo. [8], 296pp. With a (misbound) photographic frontispiece. Extra-illustrated with 40 engraved plates (two coloured). Bound by Bayntun in contemporary gilt-tooled red half-morocco, red cloth boards, T.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, red morocco bookplate of W. A. Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey to FEP, scattered spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 31065
[EASTLAKE LIBRARY]. Catalogue of the eastlake library in the national gallery. London. Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1872. First edition. 8vo. 165pp, [3]. Recent red half-morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, red cloth boards, T.E.G. Original publisher's wrappers bound in. Sunned, a trifle rubbed. Inked ownership inscription of the Burlington Fine Arts Club to head of upper wrapper. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title 'With the Director's compliments'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22626
[NAPIER, Francis, Baron Napier and Ettrick]. [Drop-head title:] The demon chain: A Legend of the Swedish Counts of Piper. [London]. [s.n.], [1853]. 170-172pp.

[Bound with: [Drop-head title:] Pinocchi. [London], [s.n.], [1856]. 438-442pp.

8vo. Handsomely bound in contemporary red half-morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled paper boards. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Baron Napier to FEP, nine press- cuttings, dated 1883-1891, relating to Napier's involvement in the restoration of Edinburgh castle.

With three A.L.S. loosely inserted:

- The first, on Windsor Castle stationery, dated 30th ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 31080
[LITURGY - English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church, according to The Church of England; with notes upon the epistles, gospels, and psalms, By a Member of the Established Church. London. Sold by Otridge and Son et al., 1813. First edition. 8vo. xxvi, 482pp. Printed in double columns. Handsomely bound in near contemporary richly gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, lettered in gilt to upper board 'Wm. Vavasour', A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, newspaper clipping pasted to FEP, extracts of devotional verse in manuscript to blank fly-leaves, later newspaper clippings relating to the Vavasour family to front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting, terminal ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 30910
[ALMANACS]. ANDREWS, William. Strange News from the Stars: or, an ephemeris For the year, 1705... London. Printed for J. Wilde, 1705. 48pp. Title page and calendar in red and black.

[Bound with:] COLE, Tho[mas]. Ouranologia. Being an ephemeris of the Motion of Celestial Bodies for the Year of our Lord 1705... London. Printed by B. M., 1695 [i.e. 1705]. [32], 16pp. Title page and calendar in red and black. First word of title transliterated from the Greek.

[And:] COLEY, Henry. Merlinus Anglicus Junior: or, the starry ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 25240
DALRYMPLE, Campbell. A military essay. Containing reflections on the Raising, Arming, Cloathing, and Discipline of the British Infantry and Cavalry; with Proposals for the Improvement of the same. London. Printed for D. Wilson, 1761. First edition. 8vo. In two parts. xx, 389pp, [3]. With a half-title and nine engraved folding plates. Contemporary tree-calf, later rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed. Half-title, title page, and two terminal leaves browned. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 22803
GRESWELL, William Parr. The Monastery of Saint Werburgh: a poem, with illustrative notes. [Manchester]. [Printed by Henry Smith], 1823. First edition. 8vo. [2], 48, 22pp, [2]. With 'Rodrigo, a Spanish Legend', and shorter pieces occasionally added to copies. Without half-title. Extra-illustrated with 12 engraved plates. Bound by J. Winstanley of Manchester in near contemporary green straight-grain morocco, richly tooled in gilt and blind. Rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 26221
MARMONTEL, [Jean-Francois]. Memoirs of marmontel, written by himself: containing his literary and political life, and anecdotes of the principle characters of the eighteenth century. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme...and John Murray, 1805. First edition in English. 12mo. In four volumes. Contemporary green diced calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, spines dulled. Very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 26365
CARDUCCI, Giosue. Primavera e Fiore della Lirica Italiana. Firenze [i.e. Florence]. G. C. Sansoni, [1904]. Nova edizione riveduta. 16mo. Two volumes bound as one. xxv, [1], 743pp, [1]. With a half-title. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in contemporary blue crushed morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, T.E.G. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, leaves a trifle toned. From the recently dispersed library of Anthony and Clarissa Eden, without any indication of such. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 29531
BAILEY, Philip James. Festus: a poem. London. William Pickering, 1852. Fifth edition. 8vo. [4], 562pp, [2]. Bound by Henderson & Bisset in contemporary gilt-tooled red half-morocco, marbled boards, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Church of England clergyman John Mitchell Harvey (1835-1876) to FEP, scattered spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 30446
BOWLES, W[illiam] L[isle]. The missionary; A Poem. London. Printed for John Murray, 1815. Second edition, corrected and enlarged. 8vo. viii, 199pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary red straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, title page lightly browned, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 30456
STORY, Robert. The Poetical Works. London. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1857. First edition. 8vo. xii, 416pp, [8]. Text in red and black, decorative initials in red and blue, decorative borders in blue and gilt. Engraved vignette of Alnwick Castle on dedication page. With a list of subscribers. Contemporary red morocco, richly tooled in gilt, black morocco onlay to upper board, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 30450
FIELDING, Henry. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. London. Macmillan and Co., 1915. 8vo. In two volumes. xxvii, [1], 492; xvi, 486pp. Bound by Hatchards in contemporary gilt-tooled red half-morocco, red cloth boards, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Anthony Eden to FEPs. Ink gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I: 'To Anthony Eden from Godfrey Locker Lampson with best wishes - New Year 1926'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 29830
[APOCRYPHA, English Authorised Version]. The apocrypha, according to the authorised version. Oxford. Printed at the University Press, [s.d., c. 1898] 8vo. [186]pp. Printed in double columns. Bound by Hatchards in contemporary brown morocco, lettered in gilt, with initials 'W. E.' (likely William Eden (1849-1915), father of Anthony Eden) to upper board. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Ink inscriptions to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'With my best wishes M. H. Xmas 1898. "Friendship maketh day light in the understanding, out of darkness & ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 29535
STOKER, Bram.. Drakula. Roman.. [Prague]. Emila Solce, [1919]. First Czech edition. 8vo. Two volumes, bound as one. 288; [4], 289-447pp, [1]. Recently bound in crimson calf over 'blood-spatter' effect marble boards. Small strip of loss to foot of title, else a fine copy. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 30550
SHAKESPEARE, William. Shakespeare's tragedy of hamlet. London. Published by J. M. Dent, 1913. 12mo. xv, [1], 215pp, [1]. Bound by J. & E. Bumpus in richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, dulled. From the recently dispersed library of Anthony Eden, without any indication of such. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 29533