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NASIR, Yasin J., RAFIQ, Rubina A.. Wild flowers of Pakistan. Karachi. Oxford University Press, 1995. First edition. Quarto. xxxiii, [1], 298pp. With 104 plates of colour photographs. Original publisher's cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, short closed tear to foot of dustwrapper spine panel. Ink library 'damaged' stamp to title page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23214
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
LIVY. T. livii patavini historiarum libri, qui supersunt omnes et deperditorum fragmenta... Oxonii [i.e. Oxford]. Impensis D. A. Talboys, 1840. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting red and brown morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and discoloured. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to FFEPs. Bound for Richard Laurence Pemberton of Hawthorn Tower, County Durham, with his gilt supralibros to boards, armorial bookplates to all FEPs, and inked ownership inscriptions to verso of all FFEPs. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23393
RABELAIS, François. The work of Francis Rabelais... London. Printed for T. Evans, 1784. 12mo. In four volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Recent brown cloth, lettered and stamped in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of William Johnston to head of all titles, later inked ownership inscription of P. Carson to front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23313
SYMINGTON, Maggie. The "snow queen.". London. James Clarke and Co., [1869]. First edition. 12mo. 142pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Binding cocked, a trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Inked ownership inscription of M. Louisa Symington and Robert Symington to recto of FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22209
LANDOR, Walter Savage. The sculptured garland. London. The Dropmore Press, 1948. First edition. Quarto. Limited edition, one of 300 copies printed, of which this is number 43. [12], 54pp, [4]. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings by Iain Macnab. Original publisher's half-morocco, cream cloth boards, stamped and lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper, drab card slipcase. Minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper browned and spotted, slipcase worn - without top-edge. Internally immaculate. Publisher's prospectus loosely inserted (bearing ink-stamps of Dorchester bookseller Longmans. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23356
[DRYDEN, John]. JUVENAL. PERSIUS. The satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Translated into English verse By Mr. Dryden, And several Eminent Hands... London. Printed for J. Tonson, 1735. Sixth edition. 8vo. cxi, [1], 296pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 23 engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, joints split, loss to lettering-piece and head and foot of spine, later paper label reading 'Revesby Abbey bed rooms.' to upper board. Armorial bookplate of James Banks Stanhope to FEP (obscuring earlier armorial bookplate). More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23270
SANDES, E. W. C., Lieut.-Colonel. The Royal Engineers in Egypt and the Sudan. Chatham. The Institution of Royal Engineers, 1937. First edition. 8vo. xxxii, 571pp, [1]. With 51 plates and 35 maps and plans (several folding). Original publisher's red cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers foxed, contemporary inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23211
[COLERIDGE, Sara] THE LOYAL SERVANT [MAILLES, Jacques de]. The right joyous and pleasant history of the feats, gests, and prowesses of the chevalier bayard, the good knight without fear and without reproach. London. John Murray, 1825. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. xv, [1], 294; [4], 286pp. Original publisher’s drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Rubbed. Booksellers ticket of C. C. Wetton to FEP of Vol. I, armorial bookplates of John Lees to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22428
GIBBONS, Stella. The priestess And Other Poems. London. Longmans, Green and Co., 1934. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 38pp, [2]. Original publisher's blue wrappers, lettered in black. Extremities sunned, marked, and lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21743
HOOD, Thomas. The poetical works. London. E. Moxon, Son, & Co., [s.d., c.1872] 8vo. xxxi, [1], 400, 12pp. With and engraved portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, a further five engraved plates, and six final leaves of publisher's advertisements dated 1872. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in black and gilt, A.E.G. Rubbed and a trifle marked. Lightly spotted. Landscape pencil sketch to verso of frontispiece with pencilled note: 'Drawn by Mary in bed & very sleepy. 1875'. Pencilled ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18765
[CHURCHILL, Sarah Duchess of Marlborough]. DALRYMPLE, Sir David. The opinions of sarah duchess-dowager of marlborough. Published from the original mss. [Edinburgh]. [s.n.], 1788. Sole edition. 12mo in 4s. xx, 120pp. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled polished calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed to spine, extremities, upper board slightly marked, some browning to endpapers and fly-leaves, but a pleasing family copy, with the engraved bookplate of Lord F.A. Spencer to FEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21220
COWARD, Noël. The Noël Coward Song Book. London. Michael Joseph, 1953. First British edition. Quarto. 314pp, [2]. With a frontispiece portrait by Clemence Dane and numerous illustrations by Gladys Calthrop in the text. Original publisher's two-tone cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper a trifle marked, chipping and short tears to spine and edges. Signed by Coward to title page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23085
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