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[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
[HUGHES, Mary]. [Drop-head title]. The Apprehending and Taking of the Female Robber, mary hughes, alias King, alias Atkinson, alias Evans, in the City of Bath, for Robbing Mrs Whitcomb, at the Boar's Head, Bristol, of Two Hundred Guineas, and a Bank Note value Twenty Pounds. Newcastle. M. Angus & Son, Printers, [s.d., c1800?] Dimensions 194 x 296mm. Single leaf broadside, printed on recto only in two columns. Edges uncut, with some marking, spotting and marginal loss, slight surface loss/tear to verso. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23226
[NAUBERT, Benedikte]. Alf von deulmen: or, the history of the emperor philip, and his daughters. London. Printed for J. Bell, 1794. First edition in English. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 300; [2], 305pp, [1]. Bound by J. Parkin's of Westminster in contemporary diced calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn. Early inked ownership inscription (Mrs. Rowland, Abingdon St.) and later ink-stamp of Sir Walter John Trevelyan, Sheriff of Cornwall to recto of FFEP, Vol. I advertisement leaf (A2) detached with loss to gutter - recently naively reattached with ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19642
PILKINGTON, [Mary]. Miscellaneous poems. London. Printed for Vernor and Hood, 1799. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [10], 144; [6], 142pp. Contemporary tree-calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J, Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, inked ownership inscriptions of Juliana Robinson to head of both titles, foxed. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 19668
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
DENNIS, [John] Mr.. A poem upon the Death of Her late Sacred Majesty Queen anne, and the Most Happy and most Auspicious Accession Of his Sacred Majesty king george. To the Imperial Crowns of Great Britain, France and Ireland. With an Exhortation to all True Britons to Unity. London. Printed by H. Meere, and Sold by J. Baker, 1714. First edition. 8vo. 30pp. With a half-title. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, slight shaving to top-edge. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15133
[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
MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. I. Life in the wilds. A tale. London. Charles Fox, 1832. Third edition. xx, 124pp.

[Together with:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. II. The hill and the valley. A Tale. London. Charles Fox, 1832. Third edition. [4], 140pp.

[And:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. III. Brooke and Brooke Farm. A Tale. London. Charles Fox, 1833. Third edition. [4], 139pp, [1].

[And:] MARTINEAU, Harriet. Illustrations of political economy. No. IV. Demerara. A Tale. London. Charles ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21061
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
[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
DODSWORTH, Mrs. Fugitive Pieces. Canterbury. Printed by Simmons and Kirkby, 1802. First edition. 8vo in 4s. iv, 107pp, [1]. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to upper board. Marbled endpapers. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 21114
PROCTOR, Adelaide. A Chaplet of Verses. London. Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1862. First edition. 8vo. xvi, [2], 126pp, [2]. With terminal blank. Original publisher's gilt-tooled blue buckram. Rubbed, with some marking and edge-wear to upper board, but a crisp, unshaken copy. With the armorial bookplate of 'Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel' to FEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23227
COWARD, Noël. Cavalcade. London. William Heinemann, 1932. First edition. 8vo. [14], 134pp, [1]. With a frontispiece and 22 black and white photographic plates from the original production. Original publisher's yellow cloth, multi-coloured lettering printed on spine and boards.Extremities rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Signed by Coward in pencil on half-title. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23088
L'ESTRANGE, Hamon. A Friendly and Charitable legacy to the world... Bury. Printed and Sold by W. Green et al., 1767. Second edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 90pp, [2]. With a final leaf of advertisements (not recorded by ESTC). Contemporary sheep, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, joints split, loss to head of spine. Hinges exposed, inked ownership signature to FFEP of Anna Maria Ewen Junr. (1786-1857) whose mother (according to neat pencilled notes on front endpapers), was the granddaughter of the author. With an acrostic poem ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23175
[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