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HUSKISSON, William. Shipping interest. Speech of the Right Hon. W. Huskisson in the house of commons, Monday, the 7th of May, 1827, on General Gascoyne's motion... London. Printed for J. Hatchard & Son, 1827. First edition. 8vo. 93pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in late nineteenth century navy half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Very slightly rubbed to extremities. A trifle dust-soiled, small ink stamp of the Webster Collection to verso of final leaf, overall a fine copy. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14200
ENFIELD, William. The speaker: or, miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best english writers... London. Printed for Joseph Johnson, 1781. Sixth edition. xxxiv, 405pp, [1]. With an engraved plate, misbound from second title. This octavo edition appears to be the same setting of type as the duodecimo printing of the same edition and year.

[Bound uniformly with;] ENFIELD, WIlliam. Exercises in elocution...intended as a sequel to a work entitled the speaker. London, Printed by W. Eyres, for J. Johnson, 1780. viii, 424pp. With three engraved plates.

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£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 11659
SHERER, Moyle. The story of a life. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825. First edition. In two volumes. [3], vi-xii, 316; [2], 364pp. Without half-titles. Ink deletion of three lines to p.60 of Vol. I and two lines to p.110 of Vol. II.

[Bound uniformly with:] SHERER, Moyle. Tales of the wars of our times. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829. First edition. In two volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 364; [2], 369pp, [1]. Without half-titles. Single ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 10925
[MELMOTH, William, the younger]. The letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1784. Ninth edition. 8vo. xii, 452pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, splitting to joints, some loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP, an internally clean and crisp copy. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 14479
[IRELAND, William Henry]. Stultifera Navis; Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia. The Modern Ship of Fools. Aere Perennius. London. Printed for William Miller, 1807. First edition. 8vo. xxiv, 295pp, [9]. With half-title, a folding hand-coloured engraved frontispiece by John Augustus Atkinson in imitation of Rowlandson, and four terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary speckled calf, black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed to extremities, slight splitting to joints. Recent bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP, an internally immaculate copy. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12156
MYLNE, James. Poems, consisting of miscellaneous pieces and two tragedies. Edinburgh. Printed for William Creech and sold by T. Cadell, 1790. First edition. 8vo. 8pp, xxiii, [1], 435pp, [1]. With a list of subscribers. Uncut, bound in recent calf-backed brown cloth boards with contrasting blue lettering-piece. Very slightly rubbed. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP reading 'Lochill in Haddingtonshire', light marginal soiling in places but overall a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11765
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
CLARK, Rev. John. Memoirs of the late Reverend John Clark, written by himself; and at his request, published, with remarks by William Jay. Bath. Printed and Sold for the Author by M. Gye et al., 1810. First edition. 8vo. viii, 179pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one plate. Finely bound by Chivers, although not identified as such, in contemporary navy half morocco, blue cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing to extremities. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing throughout, plate detached. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12992
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
BRITTON, John. Memoirs of the life, writings, and character, of Henry Hatcher, author of "The History of Salisbury," &c.. London. Printed for J. Britton, to accompany his Auto-biography, 1847. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 36pp; 7pp, [1] advertisement and subscriber's list for the autobiography of John Britton being prepared for publication. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound by Jefferies & Sons in contemporary half calf, cloth boards, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Extremities rubbed with some surface loss. Browning and foxing to blank endpapers, frontispiece, and title, newspaper articles concerning the life of Hatcher tipped-in to FFEPs. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12991
BRENTON, Edward Pelham. The naval history of Great Britain from the year MDCCLXXXIII. to MDCCCXXXVI. London. Henry Colburn, 1837. A new and greatly improved edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xxiv, 640; [4], 728pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and 21 further engraved plates and plans. Contemporary black half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Some rubbing, particularly to joints, corners bumped. Recent armorial bookplates to both FEPs, light foxing to plates, upper hinge of Vol. I exposed with board working loose, gathering D of Vol. I separating from text-block, clipping ... More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 13905
[JUVENILE]. Little Sophy, a true story, for little children. Derby. Printed by and for Henry Mozley, [c.1830]. Second edition, enlarged. 12mo. [5], 6-108pp. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary red half calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed with some surface loss to spine and board edges. Ink inscription 'Emma Sutherland November 1830' to recto of FFEP, heavily foxed throughout. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 11778
DRAYTON, Michael. England's Heroical Epistles, written In Imitation of the Stile and Manner of Ovid's Epistles: with annotations of The Chronicle History. London. Printed for S. Smethwick, [c.1695]. 8vo. [8], 225pp, [1]. Without frontispiece. Recent calf-backed decorated paper boards, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Ink inscriptions to title, browning to all leaves, occasional spots of dust-soiling and light marginal damp-staining, loss of characters 'h' and 'i' of 'white' on p.199. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 13209
[TREATIES]. A collection of all the treaties of peace, alliance, and commerce, between great-britain and other powers, from the Revolution in 1688, to the present time. London. Printed for J. Almon, 1772. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 404, [4]; iv, 342pp. With a half-title to Vol. I and a folding table. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and soiling, surface loss to upper board of Vol. I, upper joint of Vol. I starting. Light marginal damp-staining to final two registers of Vol. II. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with ink-stamps of the ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 13525
AKENSIDE, Mark. The poems of Mark Akenside, M.D.. London. Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1772. First edition. 8vo. xii, 402pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of E. H. Greenly to FEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 13218
[SMITH, Horace]. [SMITH, James]. Rejected addresses: or, the new theatrum poetarum. London. John Murray, 1833. Eighteenth edition. 8vo. [iii]-xxxi, [1], 170pp. With engraved frontispiece (features picked out in rouge), without half-title. Contemporary pink calf, gilt, spine richly so, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Light rubbing and slight marking to extremities, slight spotting and offsetting, else fine. Presentation copy, inscribed '1838 This Book was presented to Sir Edward Sugden by one of its authors and his faithful friend and servant James Smith' More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12747
FREER, Martha Walker. The life of Marguerite D'Angouleme, Queen of Navarre, Duchesse D'Alencon and De Berry, Sister of Francis I., King of France, and author of "The Heptameron." From numerous unpublished sources... Cleveland. The Burrows Brothers Company, 1895. 8vo. In two volumes. vii, [1], 381; [4], 375pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Partially uncut in contemporary navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, T.E.G., gilt. Spines slightly sunned, light surface wear. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp. One of 750 copies (This copy unnumbered) reprinted for the Burrows Brothers Company by John ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13368
DOWSON, Ernest. Memoirs of Cardinal Dubois. London. Leonard Smithers and Co., 1899. 8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 282; viii, 268pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Partially uncut in contemporary navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, T.E.G., gilt. Spines slightly sunned, light surface wear. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 13367