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An Inquiry into the Principles of Taste.

By KNIGHT (Richard Payne)

London: C. Mercier for T. Payne, 1805. First Edition, occasional light spotting, xxi, [3], 471, [1] pp., contemporary olive green half calf, a good copy. An important work in the history of aesthetics, confirming Knight's reputation as the arbiteron national taste. Its impact on contemporaries was considerable and by 1808 it had run to three further editions.

$565.04

Robert Wyer, Printer and Bookseller.

By PLOMER (Henry R.)

The Bibliographical Society. 1897. First Edition, 11 full-page facsimiles, disbound.

$10.64

Dictionarium Poeticum, Accurata item historiarum ac fabularum poeticarum, ex optimis utriusque linguae auctoribus, enarratio. Auctore Basilio Zancho,... Opus... nunc secundo trans Alpes editum
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Dictionarium Poeticum, Accurata item historiarum ac fabularum poeticarum, ex optimis utriusque linguae auctoribus, enarratio. Auctore Basilio Zancho,... Opus... nunc secundo trans Alpes editum

By ZANCHI (Basilio)

Antverpiae: G. Bellerus. 1612. 8vo, [1], [1 bl.], [2], 347, [47]pp. (sig. [-]2 A-Z8 2A8 2B6), eary ownership inscription in ink on title "Ex-Libris Gerardi Courtoil?", some light browning throughout, lower corner of title-page and prelims slightly frayed, cont. vellum, a little soiled and creased.

$192.78

Britons, The Period is now arrived, when it is to be discovered whether you are to be Freemen or Slaves...

By NAPOLEON I., Emperor of the French

Printed by W. Glindon for J. Ginger. [c. 1803]. 425 x 225mm, broadside printed on one side only, small closed tear at head, margins closely cropped.

$159.54

Buonapartes Confession of the Massacre of Jaffa...

By NAPOLEON I., Emperor of the French

[N.P.]. [c.1803]. 468 x 370mm, broadside printed on one side only, margins closely cropped, slight loss of text to bottom right-hand corner.

$159.54

A Letter to Volunteers...

By NAPOLEON I., Emperor of the French

Printed by Slatter & Munday, Oxford. [c. 1803]. 410 x 240mm, broadside printed on one side only, margins closely cropped.

$146.25

Iconografia Dantesca. The Pictorial Representations to Dante's Divine Comedy. Revised and Augmented by the Author, with a Preface by Charles Sarolea

By VOLKMANN (Ludwig)

H. Grevel & Co. 1899. 4to, xx,234,[2]pp., limited to 250 numbered copies (this out of series and unnumbered), 17 plates, orig. vellum-backed cloth (cloth slightly peeling away), spine a little soiled.

$59.83

A History of Furniture. Translated from the French of Albert Jacquemart

By PALLISER (Mrs. Bury) Editior

Chapman and Hall. 1878. 4to, xviii,470pp., numerous wood engravings throughout, cont. half morocco, marbled sides, spine gilt.

$66.48

The British Cabinet; Containing Portraits of Illustrious Personages, Engraved from Original Pictures: with Biographical Memoirs

By ADOLPHUS (John)

Printed by T. Bensley. 1799. First Edition, large 4to, vol. 1 only, 50 engraved portraits, cont. calf, rubbed, upper cover detached.

$99.71

The Poems of Thomas Carew, sewer in Ordinary to Charles I. and a Gentleman of his Privy Chamber. Now First Collected and Edited with Notes from the Former Editions and New Notes and a Memoir by W. Carew Hazlitt

By CAREW (Thomas)

Printed for the Roxburghe Library. 1870. Small 4to, lv,[i],245,[1]pp., portrait frontis., orig. quarter roan, head and foot of spine a little chipped, uncut.

$99.71

An Authentic Narrative of the Heroism, Captivity, and Sufferings of Henry Farnese, a Spanish Patriot, who was shot by the French in the Principal Square of Madrid

By SPANISH PATRIOT

Printed by W. Nicholson. [c.1810]. First Edition, [3],6-26pp., engraved frontispiece (offset), text a little dusty and stained, partly unopened, uncut, paper wrappers. The story of Henry Farnese, a native of Saragossa, and a descendant of the noble house of Parma. Copac lists the British Library & Bodleian Library copies only.

$86.42

Letters and Conversations Between Several Young Ladies, on Interesting and Improving Subjects. Translated from the Dutch of Madame de Cambon, with alterations and improvements

By [CAMBON (Maria Geertruida van de Werken)]

Printed for C. Dilly. 1792. First English Edition, 12mo, [vi],414pp., with additional engraved title-page, illustrated with copper plates, contains an inscription in a flowery cursive hand: "A Prize obtained at Mrs. Francis's School by Laura Smith, a few days before she was six years old, December 18, 1811 and the first half year she was at the school", full calf, professional recasing. A translation of Maria Geertruida de Cambon's 'De kleine Klarissa'. British Library copy only on ESTC.

$658.10

Votive Offerings; or a Help towards Stanningley Church [In prose and verse]

By FURBANK (Thomas) Editor

Edward Moxon, [R. Perring, Printer, Leeds]. 1839. First Edition, viii,176pp., with library stamps, front-free endpaper loose, later buckram. An early anthology of Yorkshire poets. Although this is not in great shape it is rare, Copac list just the British Library & Brotherton Collection copies only.

$34.57

An Olio of Bibliographical and Literary Anecdotes and Memoranda Original and Selected; Including Mr. Cole's Unpublished notes on the Revd. Jas. Bentham's History and Antiquities of Ely Cathedral

By DAVIS (William)

Published by J. Rodwell. 1814. First Edition, vi,126pp., orig. boards, hinges cracked, uncut, a nice copy. Short anecdotal chapters including those on the destruction of libraries under Henry VIII, Elzevir Classics, Ben Franklin, Gibbon's Roman Empire, Boswell and Johnson etc.

$113.01


Essai la vie et les Oeuvres Francisco de Quevedo (1580-1645).

By MÉRIMÉE (E.)

Alphonse Picard, Paris. 1886. First Edition, ix,[i],466pp., frontis., orig. printed wrappers, unopened, uncut. From the library of Pierre Berès.

$30.58

Bibliographie des Oeuvres de Beaumarchais.

By CORDIER (Henri)

A. Quantin, Paris. 1883. First Edition, vi,143,[1]pp., frontis., half morocco by Féchoz, marbled sides, uncut. From the library of Bernard H. Breslauer.

$59.83

Antoine Verard et ses Livres a Miniatures au XVe Siecle.

By BERNARD (Aug.)

J. Techener, Paris. 1860. First Edition, 24pp., cont. morocco-backed marbled boards.

$39.89

The Dissenters Address of Thanks to the Bishops, for Casting out the Bill against Occasional Conformity

By OCCASIONAL CONFORMITY

[London: N.p., 1704]. 4to, 4pp., drop-head title, a little browned, folded down the middle, disbound.

$33.24

Dictionnaire de Monogrammes, Chiffres, Lettres Initiales, Logogryphes, Rébus &c. Sous lesquels les plus célébres Peintres, Graveurs & Dessinateurs ont dessiné Noms
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Dictionnaire de Monogrammes, Chiffres, Lettres Initiales, Logogryphes, Rébus &c. Sous lesquels les plus célébres Peintres, Graveurs & Dessinateurs ont dessiné Noms

By CHRIST [Johann Friedrich]

Paris: Sebastien Jorry, 1750. First French edition, xxiv, lv, [1], 378, [35]pp., b2 & 3 of Preface misbound in place of d2 & 3 of Avant-Propos and vice versa, title with woodcut device, dedication with engraved head-piece, 6 folding engraved plates, numerous woodcut and letterpress monograms and illustrs., in margins, cont. mottled sheep, spine gilt, old expert repairs to corners and head and foot of spine, a nice copy. Originally published in Leipzig in 1747.

$259.25

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