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English Books - 1801 onwards

WALTON, Isaak. COTTON, Charles. The complete angler of izaak walton and charles cotton...to which are added, an introductory essay; the linnaean arrangment of the various river fish delineated in the work; and illustrative notes. London. John Major, 1824. 8vo. lviii, 416pp. With an engraved frontispiece, a further 13 engraved plates, and 76 engraved head- and tail-pieces. Bound by Hayday in contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, spine lightly sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel' to FEP, occasional spotting/offsetting. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 15255
WALMSLEY, Leo. Love in the sun. London. Collins, [1939]. First edition. 8vo. 380pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper chipped and browned, a trifle damp-stained at foot, loss to head of sunned spine panel. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23729
WALKER, Thomas. The original. London. Henry Renshaw, 1836. Second edition. 8vo. iv, 444pp. Contemporary half-calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled paper boards, morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20027
WALKER, George. Essays on various subjects...To which is prefixed a life of the author. London. Printed for J. Johnson, 1809. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [4], ccxviii, [2], 158; [4], 363pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities worn, surface loss to spines, joints split, inked ownership inscriptions to head of upper boards. Lightly spotted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 18482
WAKEFIELD, Priscilla. A family tour through the British Empire; Containing some Account of its manufactures, natural and artificial curiosities, history and antiquities: interspersed with biographical anecdotes. Particularly adapted to the amusement and instruction of youth. London. Printed for Harvey and Darton, 1823. Eleventh edition. 8vo. iv, 454pp, [16]. With a engraved, hand-coloured folding map. Contemporary red half-roan, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Early inked ownership inscription to FEP, without FFEP, several long vertical and horizontal tears to map, foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25164
VIRGIL. DRYDEN, John. The works of Virgil, translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden. London. Printed for James Swan...For Vernor and Hood et al., 1803. New edition, revised and corrected. 8vo. In three volumes. [32], xlii, 223, [1], [4], cxvi, 260; [4], 326pp, [4]. With 15 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed to spines, a trifle sunned and soiled. Marbled endpapers, an internally clean and crisp set. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12200
VINCE, Rev. S.. Elements of Astronomy, Designed for the Use of Students in the University.. Cambridge. Printed By J. Burges, Printer to the University; RJ. Deighton and J. Nicholson, W.H. Lunn., 1801. Second Edition. 8vo. [4], 251pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Worn with two inch paper loss to foot of spine and some wear to corners, Ink stain to upper board. Top corner of title torn away with loss to most of 'Astronomy', large tear across text of leaf Q1 with old repair deteriorating with associated staining. Lower hinge slightly starting. Ink and pencil inscriptions to ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 10210
VIGÉE-LE BRUN, Madame. Souvenirs of Madame Vigée Le Brun. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1879. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 320; vii, [1], 308pp. Bound by Riviere & Son in contemporary brown half-morocco, tan cloth boards, ruled and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, later inked ownership inscription of Conservative politician Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel (1856-1929) to versos of both FFEPs, scattered foxing. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 26273
UEBERWEG, Friedrich. System of logic and history of logical doctrines. London. Longmans, Green, and Co., 1871. First edition in English. 8vo. xx, 590pp. With half-title and 24pp terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's maroon buckram boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, sunned, some spots of marking. Ink ownership inscriptions to FFEP and half-title, Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 15309
TYNDALL, John. Heat considered as a mode of motion: being a course of twelve lectures delivered at the royal institution of great britain in the season of 1862. London. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863. First edition. 8vo. [7], x-xix, [1], 468pp. With a half-title, an engraved folding plate, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and a terminal 32pp publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Later bookplate of John Waern Hill to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title-page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19336