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English Books - 1801 onwards

YOUNGE, Charlotte M.. The Trial: More Links of the Daisy Chain. London. Macmillan and Co., 1868. 4th Edition. 8vo. xi, 439pp, 61. with advertisment leaves at end. Illustrated frontisepiece and three black and white illustrations. Ink inscription to F.F.E.P. Original publishers cloth spine over boards with gilt titling. Some rubbing to extremities. Clean internally, partially unopened, one gathering slightly protruding at foot and another at head, both remain strongly attached. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 10003
[YEOMANRY CAVALRY]. Regulations and allowances applicable to corps of yeomanry cavalry. [London]. Printed by J. Hartnell, 1833. 8vo. 20pp, [4]. Contemporary calf, tooled in blind, ruled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Inscribed to upper board 'Earl of Lovelace'. Rubbed, loss to head and foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, lightly creased and spotted. Autograph letter pasted to front blank fly-leaf, [8]pp of manuscript tables to rear blank fly-leaves listing the 'Return of the arms and accoutrements in possession of the Surrey Yeomanry Cavalry on ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 25433
YEATS, W. B.. Stories of Red Hanrahan and the Secret Rose. London. Macmillan and Co., 1927. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 182pp, [2]. With an illustrated colour frontispiece, one further colour plate, and numerous black and white illustrations in the text by Norah McGuinness. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle marked, chipping to head and foot of sunned spine panel. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23469
YEATS, W. B.. Poems, 1899-1905. London. A. H. Bullen, 1906. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 279pp. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth. A trifle rubbed, edges lightly spotted. Endpapers toned. A fine copy. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23467
WORDSWORTH, William. Poems of Wordsworth. London. W. Kent & Co., 1880. 16mo. Dimensions 70 x 110 mm. In two volumes. xii, 308; viii, 312pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight chipping to heads of spines, top-edges dusty. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 12213
[WOODWARD, Samuel]. The Barclay Tract in Pennsylvania: Surveyed & Described by Samuel Rhoads Jr. 1835. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1835]. Folio. Manuscript on paper. [2], 25pp, [2], with eight further blank leaves. With a hand-illustrated and coloured folding plan of the Barclay Tract. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, short tear to centre fold of map, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16126
WOODS, Margaret L.. Lyrics & ballads. London. Richard Bentley & Son, 1889. 8vo. viii, 100pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Uncut in original publisher's green cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22220
WOOD, G. Arnold. The voyage of the Endeavour. Melbourne. Macmillan & Co. Limited, 1933. 8vo. 116pp. Original publisher's limp orange cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Extremities rubbed, marked, damp-stained and sunned. Bookplate and ink-stamp of George Lowe to FEP, lightly stained. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23620
[WOOD ENGRAVING]. [Running-title:] Modern wood engraving. [London]. [Henry Hooper, [1838]. 8vo. [1], 266-278pp, [2]. With 30 plates of wood-engravings. Bound by Clyde of London in near contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Joints rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Lawrence Richardson Baily to FEP. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 25791
WOOD, Edward J.. The wedding day in all ages and countries. London. Richard Bentley, 1869. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. x, 241, [1]; viii, 268pp. Original publisher's red cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. Extremities dust-soiled, spines discoloured, corners bumped. Inked ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, light damp-staining to upper margins of Vol. I, two leaves of Vol. II detached, spotted. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21776
WOLLASTON, William Hyde. On a Differential Barometer. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1829]. Quarto. Two copies of the work bound together. 133-136; 133-136pp. Contemporary plain tan paper wraps. Title in manuscript to upper wrap, light soiling and wear, ink-stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap and head of drop-title. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13427
WODEHOUSE, P. G.. William Tell told again. London. Adam and Charles Black, 1904. First edition. Quarto. [8], 105pp, [3]. Without the (rarely seen) dustwrapper. With a colour frontispiece and a further 15 colour plates. Original publisher's pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Scattered foxing. Presentation copy from the illustrator Philip Dadd, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Kathleen Debenham / from the artist'. With two letters in his hand loosely inserted, one with an original drawing, the ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24565
WISE, John R.. The New Forest. London. Gibbings and Co., Limited, 1895. Fifth edition. 8vo. xvi, 336pp. With an engraved frontispiece, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and two maps. Original publisher's dark green cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Later inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21996