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HERD, Richard. Scraps of poetry. An essay on free trade. Kirkby Lonsdale. Printed by Arthur Foster, 1837. First edition. 12mo. [2], ix, [1], 95pp, [1]. Original publisher's dark green cloth, recently expertly rebacked, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Rubbed and marked. Long horizontal tear, naively repaired, to leaf G1 (not touching text), Foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21049
BYROM, John. Miscellaneous Poems. Manchester. Printed by J. Harrop, 1773. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [2], vi, 352; [4], vi, 353pp, [1]. With half-titles. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, all edges red. Rubbed, some splitting to joints, slight loss to head of Vol. I spine. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplates of Jonathan Chetwood to FEPs, with his inked ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, twentieth-century typed booksellers description pasted ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19737
[ARABIAN NIGHTS]. Lane, Edward William. The thousand and one nights, commonly called in England, The Arabian Night's Entertainments. London. John Murray, 1859. New edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xxx, 555; xii, 578; xii, 704pp. With additional decorative title pages to each volume and numerous wood-engraved vignettes by Thompson, Landells, Green, and others after William Darbey. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Scattered foxing. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15547
ARISTOPHANES. Aristophanis aves. Cum prolegomenis et commentariis edidit J. van Leeuwen J. F. Lugduni-Batavorum [i.e. Leiden]. A. W. Sijthoff, 1902. [6], xv, [1]. 275pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[Together with:] ARISTOPHANES. Aristophanis lysistrata. Cum prolegomenis et commentariis edidit J. van Leeuwen J. F. Lugduni-Batavorum [i.e. Leiden]. A. W. Sijthoff, 1903. [4], xiv, 177pp, [1]. With a half-title.

[And:] ARISTOPHANES. Aristophanis plutus. Cum prolegomenis et commentariis edidit J. van Leeuwen J. F. Lugduni-Batavorum [i.e. Leiden]. A. W. Sijthoff, 1904. [4], xxvi, 182pp. With a half-title.

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£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24841
LAYARD, Peter Clement. Peter Clement Layard: extracts from his letters. With a character sketch by his father George Somes Layard. London. John Murray, 1919. First edition. 8vo. [4], 74pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's cream cloth-backed grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Association copy, inked inscription in the hand of Layard's father to recto of FFEP:' To Colonel Churchman with kindest regards from G. Layard. Aug. 1919'. With an A.L.S, addressed to Churchman, and again in George Layard's hand, tipped-in to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24690
[ALCOHOL]. The miner's dream. Helston, Cornwall. R. Woolcock, [s.d., c. 1860] Dimensions 180 x 260 mm. Single leaf broadside. Printed in double columns within engraved boarder. A trifle creased, several very short tears to margins. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 24519
AUSTEN, Jane. Emma: a novel. London. [Printed by A. and G. A. Spottiswoode for] Richard Bentley, 1854. 8vo. [4], 435pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown buckram, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, corners bumped. Light damp-staining to foot of all leaves. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20966
SMEDLEY, Frank E.. The fortunes of the Colville family; or, A Cloud and its Silver Lining. A Christmas story. London. Arthur Hall, 1856. 8vo. xii, 244pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page illustrated by "Phiz" [i.e. Hablot Knight Browne]. Contemporary red half-calf, marbled boards, spine richly gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Robert Thornton to FEP, with his inked ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23271
[SCOTT, Walter]. St. Ronan's Well. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1824. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [2], 310; [2], 325, [1]; [2], 323pp, [1]. Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities lightly rubbed.Scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24759
[SCOTT, Walter]. Anne of Geierstein; or, the maiden of the mist. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1829. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [2], 336; [2], 346; [2], 381pp, [1]. Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 24758
[SCOTT, Walter]. Tales of the crusaders. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1825. First edition. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24703
[SMITH, George Charles]. The boatswain's mate; or interesting dialogues between two british seamen. London. Printed by J. Hill...for D. Cox, [s.d.] 12mo. Seven parts, each published separately under different titles, all undated. With a general title page, also undated. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, gilt. Heavily rubbed, joints starting. Hinges exposed, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, later ink-stamp of J. Hambling and gift inscription to recto of FFEP, foxed and a trifle dusty. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 24515
[JOHNSTONE, Charles]. The history of arsaces, prince of betlis. London. Printed for T. Becket, 1774. First edition. 12mo. In two volumes. xx, 303, [1]; viii, 278pp. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. A trifle rubbed, slight surface loss to boards of Vol. I. Armorial bookplates of George Baillie to both FEPs, inked ownership inscriptions of same to title pages. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24571
TASKER, William, Rev.. Select odes of pindar and horace translated: together with Some original poems; Accompanied with notes, critical, historical, and explanatory. Exter. Printed for the author, 1790-93 Second edition. 12mo. In three volumes. v, [1], iv, viii, [2], 213, [1]; ix, [1], 167, [1]; [2], iii, [1], 188pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, list of subscriber's, and a final leaf of errata to Vol. III. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Very minor shelf-wear. Bookplate of the Peabody Institute Library, Baltimore to front blank fly-leaf of ... More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 20742
ROSSETTI, Christina. Verses reprinted from "called to be saints," "time flies," "the face of the deep" published under the Direction of the Tract Committee.. London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1904. Twentieth Thousand. 236pp, [4]. With terminal advertisement and blank leaves at end'. Attractively bound by Winnie Stopes (with her "W. Stopes" stamp to lower turn-in), in contemporary red goatskin, decorated in blind and with gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Slightly rubbed/bumped to extremities/corners, gilt lettering slightly deteriorated, very small integral split to upper joint at foot of spine (between the first and second raised bands). More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24082