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ALCOTT, Louisa M.. Little women. London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

[Together with:] ALCOTT, Louisa M. Little women married. London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900]. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves.

8vo. Original publisher's printed blue wrappers. Extremities spotted, chipping to upper corner of text-block of first mentioned work, small hole to upper panel of second. Leaves browned. More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20782
ANDERSON, James, Rev.. The ladies of the covenant. Memoirs of distinguished Scottish female characters, embracing the period of the covenant and the persecution. Glasgow. Blackie and Son, 1853. First edition. 8vo. xxxvi, 627, [1], 7pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, a further 38 engraved illustrations/plates, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Philip Hamond to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23269
AUSTEN, Jane. Emma: a novel. London. [Printed by A. and G. A. Spottiswoode for] Richard Bentley, 1854. 8vo. [4], 435pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown buckram, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, corners bumped. Light damp-staining to foot of all leaves. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20966
[BERENGER, Charles Random Baron de]. [CRUIKSHANK, George. CRUIKSHANK, Robert]. Particulars and recommendations of the stadium, or british national arena for manly and defensive exercises, equestrian, chivalric, and aquatic games, and skilful andamusing pastimes; at the residence of the late lord cremone...extending from the king's road, chelsea, to the thames, and distant less than 21/4 miles from piccadilly. London. Published for the proprietor, by T. Hurst, 1835. 8vo. 28pp, [4]. With a half-title and 11 plates and plans, three of which folding, and a printed notice advertising 'sacrifices and alterations from the terms, amusements & regulations' tipped to the inside of the upper wrapper. Original publisher's buff paper wrappers. Some loss to spine, slight marking, but generally a well preserved example. Early ownership inscription of 'Mary Wright Bought this Book at Chelsea on ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 19264
BIANCO, Pamela. MARE, Walter de la. Flora: a book of drawings. London. William Heinemann, [1919]. First edition. Quarto. [8], 43pp. Illustrated with eight colour plates and numerous line illustrations. Original publisher's pictorial paper boards, pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed, bumped, and a trifle discoloured, dustwrapper worn, with substantial chipping and loss. Lightly spotted internally. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23355
[BIBLE - English Authorised Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments... Edinburgh. Printed by Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, 1814. Quarto. [987]pp. The Apocrypha are dated 1816. The New Testament has its own title page reading: The New Testament of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ, translated out of the original Greek. Contemporary calf boards, tooled in gilt and blind, later expertly rebacked to style. contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Boards heavily rubbed and bumped. Marbled endpapers, leaves toned. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23358
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Rural tales, ballads, and songs. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood...and Longman and Rees, 1802. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 119pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further 11 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of W. Miles to FEP, occasional spotting, light offsetting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23205
BOSWELL, James. Everybody's Boswell: Being a lIfe of Samuel Johnson abridged from James Boswell's complete text and from the "Tour to the Hebrides". London. G. Bell and Sons, Limited, 1930. Large paper edition. 8vo. Limited edition, number 196 of 350 copies signed by the illustrator. xx, 607pp, [1]. With 54 engraved plates by Ernest H. Shepard, and a map of the Hebrides to rear endpapers. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23352
[BRONTË, Charlotte]. BELL, Currer. Shirley. London. The Masterpiece Library, "Review of Review's" Office, [s.d., c.1900] 8vo. 60pp, iv. With two final advertisement leaves. Original publisher's printed blue wrappers. Extremities spotted and lightly rubbed. Leaves browned. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20785
[BRONTË, Charlotte]. BELL, Currer. Jane eyre. An autobiography. Glasgow. The Grand Colosseum Warehouse Co., [s.d., c.1895] 8vo. [4], 412pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Decorated endpapers, leaves browned, slight loss to FFEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to verso, some chipping to title page fore-edge More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21663
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Last poems. London. Chapmand & Hall, 1862. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 142pp. Contemporary red half-calf, red buckram boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, some surface loss to boards, splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of celebrated poet and playwright Christopher Fry (1907-2005), with his ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19560
BRYANT, William Cullen. Poems... Liverpool. John Walker, 1850. 8vo. xv, [9], 275pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of half-title. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23206
[CHILTON, George?]. [Manuscript diary of a European grand tour]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1821-23] Quarto. Manuscript on paper. [190] leaves, versos blank. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Extremities lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, from the recently dispersed library of Kentish bibliophile Charles Benson (1933-2017), with his bookplate to FEP, pencilled annotation of later owner to verso of FFEP commenting that bookseller John Maggs had stated that the diary came from the library of Holland House, internally clean and ... More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 18403
[CHRISTIAN VERSE]. Christian Lyrics: chiefly selected from modern authors. London. Frederick Warne and Co., [1872]. 8vo. xv, [1], 614, [1], xviii-xx, 615-616pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 249 engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23219
[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