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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
REYNOLDS, Frederick. A Playwright's Adventures. London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1831. First edition. 12mo. [4], 356pp. Numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's black half-calf, drab paper boards, lettered in gilt. Heavily rubbed. Foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23303
CROKER, T. Crofton [editor]. The Christmas Box. An annual present for children. London. William Harrison Ainsworth, 1828. First edition. 8vo. xii, 233pp, [1]. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled green calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled endpapers. Extremities worn and marked, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, hinges exposed, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23301
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
TERENCE. Publii Terentii Afri comoediae, Phaedri fabulae Aesopiae, Publii Syri et aliorum veterum sententiae, ex recensione et cum notis Richardi Bentleii. Cantabrigiae [i.e. Canterbury]. Apud Cornelium Crownfield, 1726. Quarto. In two parts. [7], xxv, 444; [8], 87pp, [1]. With two engraved plates. The second part has a separate title page reading: 'Phaedri Augusti liberti fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque...Cantabrigiae apud Cornelium Crownfield'. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed. Recent book-label of Peter Allan Hansen to FEP, early inked ownership inscription to FFEP, minute worm-trail to gutter. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19153
LAWRENCE, T. E.. The letters of T. E. Lawrence. New York. Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1939. First American edition. 8vo. 896pp. With 16 halftone illustrations, seven linecuts, and four maps. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper spine panel sunned with some loss to head and foot, corners clipped. Leaves toned, ink-stamp of inspector of Army Air Forces, Lloyd E. Brown (not to be confused with Lloyd D. Brown) to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23378
TOMLINSON, H. M.. All our yesterdays. London. William Heinemann, 1930. 8vo. Limited edition, number 219 of 1025 copies signed by the author. [8], 539pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece from a drawing by Percy Smith. Original publisher's oatmeal buckram, stamped and lettered in gilt, T.E.G., cloth covered slipcase. Spine sunned, slipcase lightly rubbed and marked. Endpapers browned, else internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23382
SPARLING, H. Halliday. The Kelmscott Press and William Morris. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], With a photographic frontispiece and a further 16 photographic plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece, dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper spotted, chipped, and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23373
STOWE, Harriet Beecher, Mrs.. Pink and White Tyranny. A society novel. Boston. Roberts Brothers, 1871. First edition. 8vo. [4], viii, 331pp, [9]. With two initial leaves publisher's advertisements and a terminal publisher's catalogue (dated summer 1871). Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and cocked. Upper hinge exposed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23379
LINDSAY, David. A Voyage to Arcturus. New York. The Macmillan Company, 1963. First American edition. 8vo. x, [2], 244pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, ruled in white, pictorial dustwrapper. Some minor chipping to dustwrapper, else fine. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23380
FROST, Robert. Complete poems. London. Jonathan Cape, [1951]. 8vo. 494pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23375
COLVIN-SMITH, R. C. M.. The life and works of Colvin Smith, R.S.A. 1796-1875. Aberdeen. The University Press, 1939. First edition. 8vo. One of one hundred copies printed. viii, 134pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further nine photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper worn and damp-stained. 'Review copy' inscribed to FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23376
SMITH, G. Elliot. Elephants and Ethnologists. London. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., 1924. First edition. Quarto. viii, 135pp, [1]. With a woodcut frontispiece, a further 52 plates, and nine illustrations in the text. Original publisher's navy cloth-backed drab paper boards. Extremities rubbed. Occasional pencilled annotations. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23385
FOSTER, J[ohn] W[ells]. Pre-historic races of the United States of America. Chicago. S. C. Griggs and Company, 1873. Second edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 415pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and 71 illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green buckram, ruled in black, stamped and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Lightly spotted. Bookplate and ownership inscription of Nathaniel Seymour Thomas to FEP and title page respectively. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23392
NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris. A history of the royal navy, from the earliest times to the wars of the french revolution. London. Richard Bentley, 1847. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxv, [3], 469, [1]; viii, 534pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Titles in red and black. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Rubbed and sunned. Armorial bookplates of Tollemache to both FEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP of Vol. I. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20618
COOPER, J[ames] Fenimore. The history of the navy of the United States. London. Richard Bentley, 1839. First British edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxv, xii, 456; xii, 558pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and a trifle marked, spines sunned, corners bumped. Near contemporary inked gift inscriptions to FFEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21953