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cover of Essays Upon Several Moral Subjects. In Two Parts.

Essays Upon Several Moral Subjects. In Two Parts.

by Collier, Jeremy, M.A.

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Published
M DCC III. [1703]
Edition
Fifth edition
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Collier, Jeremy, M.A., Essays Upon Several Moral Subjects. In Two Parts. The Fifth Edition. London: Printed for Richard Sare at Grays-Inn-Gate in Holborn, M DCC III. [1703] Parts I and II paginated separately as follows: Part I [viii; 246 pages; 1 leaf with advertisements recto and verso]; Part II with title page stating "Printed by W.B. for H. Rhodes, at… Read more
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cover of SKETCHES BY SEYMOUR

SKETCHES BY SEYMOUR

by Robert Seymour 1798-1826

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Published
[1835-36]
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First
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Seymour, Robert (1798 – 1826). Sketches by Seymour. London: Published by G. S. Tregear, 96 Cheapside, [1835-36]. Five volumes: each volume consists of an illustrated lithographed title page and 36 numbered plates, printed on colored papers; 185 humourous, numbered lithographed plates in total. Now bound in one volume, recent brown morocco spine with gilt lettering and five raised bands, … Read more
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cover of POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott.

POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott.

by Charles Westmacott

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Published
1823
Edition
Large paper copy. Original wrapper bound in.
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Westmacott, Charles, POINTS OF MISERY; or FABLES FOR MANKIND: Prose and Verse, Chiefly Original, by Charles Westmacott. Illustrated with Twenty Designs by Robert Cruikshank. London: Published by Sherwood, Jones and Co. Paternoster-Row, 1823. Large paper copy with original wrapper bound in. Presentation copy, with "From the Author" on the initial blank following the original wrapper front cover. Imperial 8vo.… Read more
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cover of Eloisa en Dishabille: being a new version of that Lady’s Celebrated Epistle to Abelard. Ascribed to Professor Porson.

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[Pope] Matthews, John, Eloisa en Dishabille: being a new version of that Lady's Celebrated Epistle to Abelard. Ascribed to Professor Porson. London, printed in the year 1822. 8vo, [ii;43;1], 19 cm, printed in parallel text throughout, full blue morocco with gilt edges and rosettes, gilded page edges, front hinge cracked but holding. Only fifty copies of this lively satire of… Read more
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cover of Odds and Ends. In Verse and Prose.

Odds and Ends. In Verse and Prose.

by Merle, William Henry

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Published
1831
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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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cover of Memoirs of Monkeys, &c, &c.

Memoirs of Monkeys, &c, &c.

by [Nathaniel Ogle]

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Published
1825
Edition
First
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[Nathaniel Ogle] Memoirs of Monkeys, &c, &c. London: Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-Lane, 1825. First edition. 16mo; [iv; 152 pages]. Bound in quarter green calf over marbled boards, with binding stamp 2 of Sir Alexander James Beresford Beresford-Hope, four raised bands, with five compartments marked out in gold, with Beresford-Hope's crest of a broken globe surmounted by a rainbow… Read more
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cover of Ten Fables with Twenty One Illustrations by Rachel Russell.

Ten Fables with Twenty One Illustrations by Rachel Russell.

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
MCMXXVIII [1928]
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First, as such.
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Stevenson, Robert Louis. Ten Fables with Twenty One Illustrations by Rachel Russell. London: The Swan Press, Chelsea : MCMXXVIII [1928]. With a memorial bookplate, "In Memory of Michael Hariot Huth Walters for his Friend" with the name Betty Menzies written in ink. Elizabeth G.C. Menzies was the rare woman staff photographer at Princeton University, whose images decorated the front cover… Read more
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cover of Select Fables.

Select Fables.

by Denis, Charles

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Published
1754
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Denis, Charles, Select Fables. By Mr. Charles Denis. London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, MDCCLIV. [1754] In-8, 21 cm. [frontispiece by C. Grignion; title-page; dedication to the Prince of Wales (ii); preface (xvii); contents (ix); 448 pages]. Rebound in quarter brown calf, five raised bands, gilt-decorated label, on twentieth century marbled boards. Occasional slight… Read more
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cover of The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman.

The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman.

by [Dickens, Charles]

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Published
1839
Edition
First
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[Dickens, Charles] Cruikshank, George, The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman. London, Charles Tilt, 1839. 11 plates. 12mo. Green flexible cloth with a Cruikshank illustration on the cover in gilt. Custom embroidered slipcase (newer), with hand-colored borders after Cruikshank and inset panel on upper and lower covers of embroidered material. Fine. Cohn 243. First edition, first issue, as stanza V line… Read more
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cover of Soldiers Three: a Collection of Stories Setting Forth Certain Passages in the Lives and Adventures of Privates Terence Mulvaney, Stanley Ortheris, and John Learoyd

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Kipling, Rudyard, Soldiers Three: a Collection of Stories Setting Forth Certain Passages in the Lives and Adventures of Privates Terence Mulvaney, Stanley Ortheris, and John Learoyd, London: Simpson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, Limited, St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C., 1890. 93 pages, plus "opinion of the Press" and "L'Envoi," followed by a page of advertisements for A.H.… Read more
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cover of The Greatest Plague of Life: or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. By one who has been “Almost Worried to Death.” Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.

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Mayhew (the Brothers), The Greatest Plague of Life: or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant. By one who has been "Almost Worried to Death." Edited by the Brothers Mayhew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London, David Bogue, 86 Fleet Street, N.D. [1847]. First edition in book form. Stamp-signed Bayntun binding, Bath. Twelve etchings by George… Read more
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cover 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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cover of PINDARIANA; or PETER'S PORTFOLIO. Containing Tale, Fable, Translation, Ode, Elegy, Epigram, Song, Pastoral, Letters. With Extracts from Tragedy, Comedy, Opera, &c.  By Peter Pindar, Esq.

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Very Good. London: Printed by P. Spilsbury and Son, for J. Walker, Paternoster-Row; J. Bell; J. Ladley, Mount-Street, Berkeley-Square; and Mr. Jeffrey, Pall-Mall. M.DCC.XCIV. [1794] Quarter vellum on marbled boards, now scuffed. Quarto, 242 pages, 28 cm. First edition. An early twentieth century owner wrote an interesting entry on the front fly-leaf about the various available editions and… Read more
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cover 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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cover of Sunday in London. .

Sunday in London. .

by [Wight, John],

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Published
1833
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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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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cover of Love in a Riddle. A Pastoral. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By His Majesty’s Servants.

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London: Printed for J. Watts, at the Printing Office in Wild-Court near Lincolns-Inn Fields, MDCCXXIX. Hardcover. Cibber, Colley. Love in a Riddle. A Pastoral. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, By His Majestys Servants. London: Printed for J. Watts, at the Printing Office in Wild-Court near Lincolns-Inn Fields, MDCCXIX [1729?]. Price of 1S. 6d. in… Read more
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cover of Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie

Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie

by Cotton, Charles

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Published
1715
Condition
Fine
Edition
Tenth
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London: Printed for R. Bonwicke, W. Freeman, Tim. Goodwin, J. Walthoe, M. Wotton, S. Manship, B. Tooke, J. Nicholson, R. Parker, and R. Smith, 1715. Tenth. Hardcover. Fine. Gucht. 8vo; 126 pages, collation is correct, but A3&4 have been mistakenly signed as B3&4. Four full-page engravings by Gucht. The mock-poem on the fourth book has its own (second)… Read more
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