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English Books - 1801 onwards

WHITTIER, John Greenleaf. The tent on the beach and other poems. Boston. Ticknor and Fields, 1867. First American edition. 8vo. vi, [3], 10-172pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, library shelf reference in correction fluid to spine. Later bookplate of Mary C. Young to FEP, ink-stamps of St. Joseph's Seminary Library to FEP, p.33, and REP, inked inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21769
WHITE, Henry Kirke. The poetical works. London. William Pickering, 1853. 8vo. lviii, 252pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Mervyn Lloyd Peel to FEP, light offsetting to title. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23126
WHITAKER, Thomas Dunham, Rev.. An account of the parish of cartmell. London. Printed by and for Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1818. First separate edition. Folio. [2], 10pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further six engraved plates. Bound by Carss of Glasgow in contemporary gilt-stamped brick-red morocco. Extremities rubbed and soiled. Armorial bookplate of Robert Harington to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21867
[WHISTLER, James McNeill]. Mr. whistler's "ten o'clock". London. [Chatto and Windus], 1888. First edition. 29pp, [3].

[Bound with:] WHISTLER, J. A. MacNeill. Whistler v. Ruskin: art & art critics. London. Chatto & Windus, [1878]. Sixth edition. 17pp, [1].

[And:] WHISTLER, James A. McNeill. Wilde v Whistler: an acrimonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A McNeill Whistler. London. Privately printed, 1906. First edition. 20pp.

Small quarto. Recent brown cloth-backed drab paper boards, lettered in gilt, original publisher's ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18647
WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Mozart the Wonder Boy. London. Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. 91pp, [1]. With numerous illustrations in the text by Mary Greenwalt.

[Together with:] WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Joseph Haydn the Merry Little Peasant. London. Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. 119pp, [1].

[And:] WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Sebastian Bach the Boy from Thuringia. London. Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. 125pp, [1].

[And:] WHEELER, Opal. DEUCHER, Sybil. Franz Schubert and his Merry Friends. London. Faber and Faber ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21780
WHARTON, Edith. A son at the front. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1923. First U.K. edition. 8vo. v, [1], 365pp, [3]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, a trifle cocked. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Marchionis de Crewe to FEP, endpapers browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23368
WHARTON, Edith. The Fruit of the Tree. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1907. First U.K. edition. 8vo. [4], 606pp, [10]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle cocked. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Marchionis de Crewe to FEP, endpapers browned. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23369
WESTGARTH, William. Victoria and the australian gold mines in 1857; with notes on the overland route from australia, via suez. London. Smith, Elder, and Co., 1857. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 466, [2], 16pp. With three engraved maps (two folding), and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Light offsetting, else internally immaculate, a fine copy. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17552
WESLEY, John, Rev.. The new testament, with explanatory notes. London. Published by G. Virtue, [1838]. 8vo. 800pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and additional engraved title page, and a further six engraved plates. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Heavily rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, plates toned and foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21980
WESLEY, John. Primitive physic: or, an easy and natural method of curing most diseases. Dublin. Printed by Wilkinson ans Courtney, 1809. Twenty-sixth edition. xx, [1], 22-132pp.

[Bound after:] TISSOT, [Samuel Auguste David]. Advice with respect to health. Extracted from dr. tissot. Dublin. Printed by Wilkinson and Courtney, 1809. Seventh edition. 228pp.

12mo. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle marked. Lightly foxed, paper repairs to fore-edges of leaves D2-3 of first bound-work, else internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17441
WEMYSS, David. Letter to the right honourable the lord high chancellor of great britain, upon the present state of the scotch law of entail. Edinburgh. Printed for Bell & Bradfute, 1822. First edition. 8vo. [4], 46, 2pp. With a half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Half-title and verso of terminal leaf lightly dust-soiled, vertical crease to all leaves. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title; 'Marquis of Lothian / With most respectful compliments / from the Author.' More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18960
WELLBELOVED, C[harles]. Memoir of Thomas Thrush, Esq., formerly an officer of rank in the royal navy: who resigned his commission on the ground of the unreasonableness of war. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845. First edition. 8vo. [4], 116pp. With a facsimile portrait frontispiece and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of loss and splitting to head and foot of spine. Light offsetting to title, very short marginal tear to F8, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13856
WEBER, Henry. Metrical Romances of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Centuries: Published from Ancient Manuscripts, With an Introduction, Notes, and a Glossary. Edinburgh. Printed By George Ramsay and Company, For Archibald Constable and Co., 1810. First Edition. 8vo. Three volumes. [iii]-lxxxvii, [1], 381, [1]; [4], 451; [4], 459pp, [5]. Finely bound in contemporary diced calf, gilt, by H. Searson, Belfast, with his label to FEP of Vols II-III. Marbled endpapers and edges. A handsome set despite some surface wear to spine and boards, splitting to joints. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 10467
[WAYLAND, Jane]. Little Sophy, a true story, for little children. Derby. Printed for Henry Mozley, [c.1830]. Second edition, enlarged. 12mo. [5], 6-108pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's red cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers browned, very slight loss to lower corner of title page. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23395