[WARD, Edward]. The Tipling Philosophers. A Lyrick Poem. To which is subjoin'd, A short Abstract of their Lives and most memorable Actions . Printed: And Sold by J. Woodward. 1710.
[8], 40pp. With an additional title-page 'Wine and wisdom: or, the Tipling Philosophers...' (seemingly extracted from the later reissue, ESTC T124665), bound in place of leaf A4 (which in said reissue contains an advertisement for books printed for A. Bettesworth, ESTC does not however state whether this ought to be the case in this printing) - with the imprint date of both titles altered in manuscript to 1719. Contemporary half-calf, recently rebacked to style. Rubbing to boards. Ownership inscription of 'Robt. Holden' to FEP, later armorial bookplate to recto of FFEP, later ownership inscription of 'H. Slopes / Sept. 16th 1887' to head of same, occasional marginal ink-staining, foxed.
Price
£ 450.00
[WARD, John]. De asse et Partibus ejus comentarius. [s.n.]. 1719. First edition.
LXXIV pp. With engraved illustrations of six ancient coins, to b2v and b3r. Contemporary polished calf, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering piece. Rubbed, some cracking to joints, a little chipping to head and foot of spine. Remains of old paper lot ticket to one compartment of spine. Ink inscriptions of 'E. Sawyer 1756' and with short biographical notes on 'John Ward LLD Collegii Gresham professor. Rhetoric!' to title; several short manuscript annotations to text.
Price
£ 750.00
[WARNER, Richard]. Rebellion in Bath: Or, the Battle of the Upper-Rooms: An Heroico-odico-tragico-comico Poem, In Two Cantos: By the late Peter Paul Pallet. Canto the First.... Printed for G. Wilkie and J. Robinson. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 74pp. With vignette to title. Uncut in recent calf-backed paper boards, with original title label (bearing price of 5s) affixed to upper board.
Price
£ 200.00
[WARTON, Joseph]. An essay on the genius and writings of Pope. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1782. Fourth edition.
In two volumes. xiii, [1], 415, [1]; [2], 423pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbing to spines, some slight surface loss. Booklabels and shelf marks of John Rutherfurd, Esq; of Edgerston to both FEPs, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[WATSON-TAYLOR, George]. The Old Hag in a Red Cloak. A Romance. Inscribed to the Author of The Grim White Woman. [Printed for the author by Simon Gosnell]. 1801. First Authorised Edition.
16pp. Recent cloth-backed paper boards, gilt.
Price
£ 200.00
[WAYLAND, Mrs.]. Recollections of a beloved sister, interspersed with reflections addressed to her own children. Printed and published by Henry Mozley and Son. 1828. First edition.
152pp. With half-title, and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent book-label of John Wolfran Cornwall to FEP, ink ownership inscription to head of title-page, foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
[WELLINGTON, Duke of]. Congratulatory addresses recited in the Theatre, Oxford, at the installation of His Grace the Duke of Wellington, chancellor of the University, MDCCCXXXIV. Published by J. Vincent. 1834. First edition.
69pp, [5]. With an engraved frontispiece, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent navy cloth-backed marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece, original publisher's drab paper wrappers bound-in. Very minor wear to extremities. Light foxing to frontispiece, offsetting to title.
Price
£ 75.00
[WHATLEY, Stephen]. England's gazetteer; or, An Accurate Description of all the Cities, Towns, and Villages of the Kingdom... Printed for J. and P. Knapton, et al.. 1751. First edition.
In three volumes. vii, [329]; [334]; [418]pp. Printed in double columns. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed and a trifle sunned, loss to head and foot of spines, substantial loss to lettering-pieces. From the library of the Earls of Lovelace, with the recent ink-stamps of the Ben Damph Forest library to all FEPs, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[WHISTLER, James McNeill]. Eden versus whistler: the baronet & the butterfly. A valentine with a verdict. R. H. Russell. 1899. First American trade edition.
[32], 78pp, [2]. Uncut in original publisher's cloth-backed drab paper boards, lettered in gilt, housed in recent custom drab paper slipcase. A trifle rubbed and marked. Later inked ownership inscription to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[WHISTLER, James McNeill]. Mr. whistler's "ten o'clock". [Chatto and Windus]. 1888. First edition.
29pp, [3]. [Bound with:] WHISTLER, J. A. MacNeill. Whistler v. Ruskin: art & art critics. London. Chatto & Windus, [1878]. Sixth edition. 17pp, [1]. [And:] WHISTLER, James A. McNeill. Wilde v Whistler: an acrimonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A McNeill Whistler. London. Privately printed, 1906. First edition. 20pp. Small quarto. Recent brown cloth-backed drab paper boards, lettered in gilt, original publisher's drab paper wrappers for all three works bound in, housed in recent custom marbled paper slipcase. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Reproduction photographs of Whistler pasted to recent blank fly-leaves, some chipping and marking to wrappers, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
[WHISTLER, James McNeill]. The gentle art making enemies: edited by Sheridan Ford. Frederick Stokes & Brother. 1890. First [pirated] edition.
[6], xi-xviii, [2], 21-256pp, [4]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Unopened in original publisher's heavy grey paper wrappers, lettered in red, recently expertly recased, housed in recent grey paper slipcase, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Slight chipping to head and foot of spine. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[WILL AND JEAN]. Scotland's Skaith; or, the history o' Will and Jean: owre true a tale! Together with some additional poems, by the author of The Harp. Printed by Mundell and Son. 1795. Second edition.
Three works bound together. [64]pp. With three engraved plates. [Bound with]; The waes o'war: or, the upshot o'the history o' Will and Jean, Edinburgh, Printed for A. Guthrie, 1796. iv, [1], 6- 32pp. [And]; A town eclogue, Edinburgh, Printed for the Author by Oliver and Co., 1804. [5], 8-33pp; [1]. 8vo. Later blue-green calf over marbled boards, five raised bands, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Spine a trifle sunned, very minor rubbing. One plate poorly trimmed resulting in loss to top of scene depicted, foxed in parts, armorial bookplate of David Murray to FEP with his inscription to verso of blank fly.
Price
£ 200.00
[WILSON, Lucy Sarah Atkins]. Bible Scenes; or, sunday employment for very young children. First series. History of joseph. Grant and Griffith, Successors to Newbery and Harris, [s.d., c.1850]. First edition.
30pp, [2]. With a coloured lithographic frontispiece, 11 coloured lithographic plates, and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, some marking, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, text-block split at frontispiece, near contemporary ink gift inscriptions to FEP and FFEP, light offsetting and foxing.
Price
£ 150.00
[WILSON, Thomas]. The Pitman's Pay: or, a night's discharge to care. [Printed for George Watson, Bookseller, Stationer, &c. Battle Bank, Gateshead. [c.1826]. First edition?.
16pp. Uncut in recent blue paper wrappers.
Price
£ 350.00
[WILTSHIRE ELECTION]. The poll for the Freeholders of Wiltshire, for electing a knight of the shire, In the Room of Edward Popham, Esq; Taken at Wilton, On the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st of August, 1772. Henry Penruddocke Wyndham, Esq; High-Sheriff. Candidates, Ambrose Goddard, Esq; Henry Herbert, Esq. Printed for, and Sold by E. Easton. 1772. First edition.
[2], 110pp. With a half-title. [Bound with;] An alphabetical list, of the names of the persons Who polled for knights of the shire for the county of Wilts, on the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st of August, 1772. Salisbury, Printed and Sold by E. Easton, [1772]. 52pp, [2] ads. Quarto. Handsomely bound by C. W. Rose in recent half morocco, marbled boards, gilt, T.E.G., decorated endpapers. Very minor wear to extremities. Sporadic browning, occasional ink annotations to margins and text, sympathetic repair of tear to title of second work.
Price
£ 300.00