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English Books - 1801 onwards

TWISS, Travers. The oregon question examined, in respect to facts and the law of nations. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. First edition. 8vo. ix, [3], 391, [3], 32pp advertisements. With two folding maps, one hand-coloured in outline, and a terminal errata leaf. Original publisher's blind-decorated green cloth, titled in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, small chip to fore-edge of lower board, else a fine copy. Occasional spotting/marking, else clean and crisp. From library of John Scott, 3rd Earl of Eldon with his armorial bookplate to verso of ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14679
TURNER, Dawson. Muscologiae hibernicae spicilegium. Yermuthae, [i.e. Yarmouth]. J. Black. Sumptibus Auctoris, 1804. First edition. 8vo. [4], xi, [1], 200pp, xiv, With 16 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, boards a little darkened, neat repair to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Rev. I. G. Spurgeon' to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'A present from the author to I.G. Spurgeon' to head of blank fly-leaf. More > £ 1,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 14961
TROLLOPE, Mrs. Jessie phillips. A tale of the present day. London. Henry Colburn, 1843. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [4], 326; [2], 311, [1]; [2], 325pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and a further nine engraved plates by John Leech. Contemporary gilt-tooled green crushed half-morocco, green cloth boards, contrasting brown morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Very minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, bookseller's tickets of S. & T. Gilbert of London to all FEPs, scattered spotting, plates foxed and browned. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 22308
TROLLOPE, Anthony. Ralph the Heir. London. Strahan & Co., 1871. First edition. 8vo. iv, 434pp. With 18 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, brown cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities heavily rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 24889
[TRINIDAD]. COLLENS, James Henry [compiler]. The trinidad and tobago year book, 1898. With Appendix containing the Civil List. Compiled from Official Records, &c. Trinidad. Printed at the Government Printing Office, 1897. First edition. 8vo. 220, 65pp, [1], xxx, [2]. With a terminal advertisement catalogue. Contemporary red morocco, tooled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Sir Hubert Edward Henry Jerningham to FEP. Presentation copy, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Lady Jerningham / with compliments & New Years' / greetings from the Compiler / 1 Jan. 1898'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23509
TRIMMER, Mrs. [Sarah]. Scripture lessons, designed to accompany a series of prints, from the new testament. London. Printed for Baldwin and Cradock, 1833. 12mo. vii, [1], 276pp. With nine final leaved of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's red roan, gilt. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, spine sunned. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription of Henry Fludyer, title page and first two leaves of introduction detached from text-block, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20708
TRIMMER, Mary, Mrs.. A natural history of the most remarkable quadrupeds, birds, fishes, serpents, reptiles, and insects. Chiswick. Printed by C. Whittigham, 1830. 12mo. In two volumes. viii, 240; viii, 240pp. With half-titles. Numerous wood-engravings in the text. Bound by Hodgson of Liverpool in contemporary blue calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21158
TREVELYAN, R. C.. Poems and fables. London. Printed and published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, 1925. First edition. 8vo. 23pp, [1]. Original publisher's marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Extremities rubbed, chipping to spine. Scattered foxing. Contemporary ownership inscription of Italian-born British poet and civil servant Humbert Wolfe (1885-1940) to recto of FFEP. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24170
TREVELYAN, Charles E.. On the education of the people of india. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 220, 32pp. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, splitting to upper joint, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'The Right Honble. / J. C. Herries M.P. / from the author'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20187
[TRELAWNY, Anne]. Scenes and sketches in Cornwall. Tavistock. W. Brendon, 1844. First ediiton. 8vo. 54pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's pictorial wrappers, later naively rebacked in calf. Some staining to extremities. Title lightly dust-soiled, closed tear to gutter, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21094
[TOM THUMB]. Tom thumb's play-book, to Teach Children their Letters as soon as they can speak: or, easy lessons for Little Children and Beginners. Being A new and pleasant Method to allure Little Ones into the first Principles of Learning. Newcastle. Printed for T. Bell, Bookseller, By G. Angus, Newcastle, 1824. 16mo in 8s. 48pp. Unopened, in original publisher's blue paper wrappers, with four woodcut vignettes. Fine, but for shaving to lower edge of C7r and C8v, with loss to terminal lines. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 16528
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
TOMLINSON, H. M.. All our yesterdays. London. William Heinemann Ltd., [1930]. First trade edition. 8vo. [10], 539pp, [1]. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper, Book Society belly-band. Minor shelf-wear, some chipping to dustwrapper, spine panel sunned, loss to belly-band. With a single sheet A.L.S. remarking on a privately printed Easter card for which Tomlinson wrote the copy. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22602
TOMLINSON, H. M.. Gallions reach: a romance. London. William Heinemann Ltd., [1927]. First edition. 8vo. [6], 292pp, [1]. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper worn, browned, and spotted, closed tear to upper panel, loss to head, with paper repairs to verso. Internally clean and crisp. Bookplate of American bibliophile Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. (1910-2001), director of the Pierpont Morgan Library between 1948-1969, to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to half-title from the ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21977
TOMLINSON, H. M.. Old junk. London. Andrew Melrose Ltd., 1918. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 227pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in yellow, pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed and a trifle marked, dustwrapper lightly soiled, some chipping and short tears to edges. Lightly browned. Bookplate of American bibliophile Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. (1910-2001), director of the Pierpont Morgan Library between 1948-1969, to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21509