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Odds and Ends. In Verse and Prose.

by Merle, William Henry

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Published
1831
Edition
Presumed first.
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Merle, William Henry, Odds and Ends. In Verse and Prose. By William Henry Merle, Esq. Illustrated by George Cruikshank, from Designs by the Author. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Paternoster Row, 1831. 8vo. 20 cm. Presumed first edition. Thirteen illustrations, of which eleven are woodcuts, and one is a signed etching by George Cruikshank, with "WHM" opposite… Read more
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image of The Dance of Life, a Poem, by the Author of “Doctor Syntax;” Illustrated with Coloured Engravings by Thomas Rowlandson.

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Rowlandson, Thomas [Combe, William], The Dance of Life, a Poem, by the Author of "Doctor Syntax;" Illustrated with Coloured Engravings by Thomas Rowlandson. London, published by R. Ackermann, 1817. [2 blanks, frontispiece, "The Dance of Life"; engraved title page, title page, advertisement of "R.A." 285 pages; 2 blanks]. Bound in full red gilt-trimmed goatskin. Book plate of Paul Francis… Read more
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image of The Humourist: Being Essays Upon Subjects, Viz. News-Writers… with a Dedication to the Man in the Moon. By the Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a Great Man concerning Dedications &c.

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The Humourist: Being Essays Upon Subjects, Viz. News-Writers… with a Dedication to the Man in the Moon. By the Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a Great Man concerning Dedications &c. London: Printed for W. Boreham at the Angel in Paternoster Row, 1720. [blank; xxx; 240 pages; vi; blank], 1n-12, 16 cm. Bound in… Read more
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image of Virgidemarum. Satires in Six Books.

Virgidemarum. Satires in Six Books.

by Hall (Joseph)

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Published
1753
Condition
Very Good +
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Very Good +. Oxford, printed for R. Clements, 1753. In-12, [ii; xii; half-title, verso blank; prologue; pages 13 -108; 2 final blanks]. Brackets drawn on a few lines on pages 55 and 67. Complete. Contemporary calf with gilt decoration, marbled end-papers. The first three books of tooth-lesse satires, attacking institutions, were published in 1597, with reprints… Read more
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image of LAUGH and be FAT, or, The MERRY COMPANION; CONTAINING Great Variety of Comical and Diverting STORIES: A Curious Collection of POEMS: A Curious Collection of EPITAPHS: A long String of out o’th’ Way Conundrums and Answers: And a Choice Collection of Songs, sung at the public Places of Diversion.

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Near Fine. London: Printed for the Booksellers in Town and Country. Price ONE SHILLING. [1795?] 96 pages, in-12. ESTC T37602. Bound with THE MERRY JESTER; OR, Wits in high Glee. Title page lacking. 48 pages, in-12. No place , no date. [18th century]. Also bound with Budget of Wit. Scottish Prudence. 16 pages. [Early nineteenth century].… Read more
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image of Blackwood’s Comic Zadkiel; An Almanac at once Prophetical, Quizzical and Physical, Ombrological and Symbolical, Astronomically Comical, and Comically Astronomical, for the Year 1855: A Work Devoted to All the “Ologies” Except Tautology, and Containing Full Prophecies upon Everything  which Nobody Wishes to Know; and Truthfully Foretelling Every Future Event, from the Winner of the Derby to the Next Revolution in the Wheel of Time.

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Near Fine. London, James Blackwood, 1855 (Printed by Stewart and Murray, Old Bailey). Fifteenth thousand. Fold-out hand-colored frontispiece mounted on linen by William McConnell, who did all the other illustrations. 8vo, 180 mm x 120 mm, 88 pages with 8 pages of James Blackwoods advertisements for Christmas presents and illustrated books. Cloth spine with gilt lettering:… Read more
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Sunday in London. .

by [Wight, John],

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Published
1833
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$650.00

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Very Good. London, Effingham Wilson, 1833. Cohn 846. This copy has the plate "People of Condition on a Sunday" bound in at p. 42. Bookplate of Thomas Stillman. Quarter tan calf on marbled boards. Hinges cracked and rubbed but holding. Sold with an ALS from Wight to George Cruikshank, his illustrator, dated November 2, 1826. … Read more
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Expériences de Physique, par M. Pierre Polinière, Docteur en Médecine.

by Polinière, Pierre,

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Published
1709
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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Good. A Paris, Chez : Jean de Laulne, dans la Place de Sorbonne, à lImage S. Jean. Claude Jombert, près des Augustins, à lImage Notre-Dame. Jacque Quillau, Imprimeur, rue Galande, aux Armes de lUniversité. 1709. Avec Approbation et Privilege. First edition. 17 cm. In-12 (8 +4); [iv ; 508 pages ; 10 plates]. Pasted onto the paste-down of the… Read more
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