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TASSO, Torquato. L'aminta favola boschereccia di torquato tasso. E l'alceo favola pescatoria di antonio ongaro padovano. Tratte da' migliori esemplari emendatissime. Presso Giuseppe Comino. 1722.
xxiv, 187pp, [5]. Contemporary vellum. Extremities a trifle soiled, paper shelf-label to lower spine compartment. Armorial bookplate of St. Andrew Ld. St. John of Bletsoe, very occasional slight marginal chipping.
Price
£ 150.00
TASSO, Torquato. L'aminta, di Torquato Tasso, Favola Boschereccia. Tasso's Aminta, A Pastoral comedy, In Italian and English. Printed by L. Lichfield, for James Fletcher. [1730?]. Second edition.
[12], 135pp, [1]. Title in red and black. Parallel English and Italian text. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt. A trifle rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, joints split. Booklabel of 'Mary Freeman' to FEP, with her ownership inscription to title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
TASSO, Torquato. Rinaldo a poem; in XII. books: translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso. By John Hoole. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1792.
xix, [1], 326pp, [14]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one engraved plate. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some loss to head of spine, lettering-piece detached. Armorial bookplate of E. H. Greenly to FEP, ink inscription of 'Amelia Bosworth' to head of title, offsetting from both plates, tear to rear blank fly leaf.
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£ 100.00
TAYLOR, Jeremy. The great exemplar of Sanctity and Holy Life according to the Christian Institution: Described in the History of the Life and Death of the ever Blessed jesus christ the saviour of the world. With Cnsiderations and Discourses upon the several parts of the Story; And Prayers fitted to the several Mysteries. Printed by R. Norton, for Richard Royston. 1657. Third edition.
[54], 600pp, [12]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title-page, and 14 engraved plates by William Faithorne. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. 'The history of the life and death of the Holy Jesus' in three parts, has a separate dated title-page for each part. Handsomely bound in near contemporary black panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, slight splitting to upper joint. Marbled endpapers, ownership inscription of 'J. J. Goodenough' to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very small marginal worm-trail to one gathering, small hole to lower margin of leaf Pp3, light damp-staining to upper corner of latter half of text-block, very occasional spotting. The copy of bookseller and bibliographer Graham Pollard's (1903-1976) , with his booklabel to FEP.
Price
£ 1,250.00
TEMPLETON, James. Poems. Printed for the Author, By Graisberry and Campbell. 1809. First Edition.
[12], iii-vi, 224pp. With a 9pp list of subscribers. Recent antique-style calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Ink-stamp of Mercantile Library, PA, to title and occasionally to text. A little marginal chipping to prelims.
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£ 200.00
TENNYSON, Alfred Lord.. The Early Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson Including 'The pricess', in memorium', 'maud', etc.. Henry Frowde. 1900.
viii, 495pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound in contemporary green calf, gilt. Contrasting red morocco lettering-piece with gilt titling. Marbled endpapers with edges marbled. Very slight rubbing to extremities. A fine copy.
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£ 75.00
TENNYSON, C[harles]. Observations on the proceedings respecting the queen, addressed to his constituents. Printed for J. Ridgway & Sons. 1820. Second edition.
[4], 52pp. [Bound with:] TENNYSON, Charles. Speech of Charles Tennyson, Esq. in the House of Commons, May 19, 1828, on Mr. Nicholson Calvert's motion to substitute the hundred of Bassetlaw for the town of Birmingham, in the bill for disfranchising the borough of East Retford. London. Published at the Office of the Mirror of Parliament, 1829. Fourth edition. 41pp, [1]. 8vo. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing, spine a trifle sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Baron Hambro' to FEP, lightly foxed.
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£ 100.00
TERENCE. Terence's comedies: Made English. With his life; and some remarks at the End. By Several Hands. Printed for Tim. Child. 1698. Second edition, corrected.
[2], xxxii, [2], 359pp, [1]. Each play has a separate divisional title. Contemporary blind-tooled speckled calf. Rubbed with some slight surface loss. Pen trial to FEP, marginal loss and soiling to O - touching text of p.289, but without loss of sense, ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP reading 'Hern Harrison / Coll. Wadh. Schol. / Oxon. / 1700'.
Price
£ 200.00
THACKERAY, Anne Ritchie. The Village on the Cliff. By the Author of 'The Story of Elizabeth'.. Smith, Elder & Co.. 1867. Third Edition.
xi, 318pp. Engraved frontispiece and four other engravings. Half tan morocco over marbled boards by Worsfold. Marbled end papers. Elaborate gilt decoration and titling to spine. A.E.G. Slight splitting to foot of upper board with rubbing to spine and extremities with a small scratch to top of upper board. Occasional very minor smudges to margins and slight oxidisation to illustrations.
Price
£ 50.00
THE AUTHOR OF "BRIGHTON". Margate: a humorous poem. William Kidd. 1831. First edition.
36pp. With a wood-engraved frontispiece, six full-page wood-engravings in the text, and two wood-engraved vignettes from designs by Robert Cruikshank. Original publisher's yellow printed paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, chipping to spine. Very occasional spotting.
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£ 50.00
THE EARL [PEMBROKE, George Robert Charles Herbert, Earl of] AND THE DOCTOR [KINGSLEY, George Henry]. South sea bubbles. Richard Bentley and Son. 1872. Fifth edition.
[6], 312pp. [Bound with:] [PEMBROKE, George Robert Charles Herbert, Earl of]. Roots, a plea for tolerance. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1873. First edition in book form. viii, 178pp, [2]. With half-title. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, maroon cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to FEP. With two single leaf autograph letters signed by the Earl of Pembroke, the first tipped-in to recto of the front blank fly-leaf, the second to the recto of the half-title of the second bound work. Recently dispersed from the library of West Horsley Hall.
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£ 250.00
THIRLWALL, Connop. Primitiae; or, essays and poems on various subjects, Religious, moral and entertaining.. Printed for the Author by T. Plummer. 1809. First Edition.
xiii, [3], 230pp, xvi, [2]. With a lithographed portrait frontispiece and a list of subscriber's. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, some loss to spine, chipping to lettering-piece. Later armorial bookplate to FEP, foxed, very occasional marginal chipping/tearing.
Price
£ 200.00
THOMAS, Lowell. With lawrence in arabia. Hutchinson & Co.. [1925]. First English edition.
xiii, [1], 15-317pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, and 64 further monochrome photographic illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. One photographic plate detached, slightest of foxing.
Price
£ 175.00
THOMAS, [Antoine Leonard]. Essai sur le caractere, les moeurs et l'esprit des femmes dans les differens siecles. Chez Moutard: Chez Franc. Grasset & Comp.. 1772.
vi, 189pp, [3]. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, slight splitting to upper joint. Contemporary ownership inscription of 'C: Cookson' to FEP, and 'C. Cookson 1789 achete a Geneve' to head of title, light offsetting, small marginal paper flaw to A1, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
THOMPSON, William. Poems on several occasions, To which is added gondibert and birtha, a tragedy. Printed at the Theatre. 1757. First edition.
[12], 444pp. With an errata slip. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle rubbed and soiled. Armorial bookplate of Wn. Butler to FEP, near contemporary ink annotations to blank fly leaves.
Price
£ 150.00