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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
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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 BOMBASTES FURIOSO: A Burlesque Tragic Opera.

BOMBASTES FURIOSO: A Burlesque Tragic Opera.

by Rhodes, William Barnes

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Published
1830
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Rhodes, William Barnes. BOMBASTES FURIOSO: A Burlesque Tragic Opera. With Designs by George Cruikshank. London: Thomas Rodd, Great Newport Street; and T. Griffiths, Wellington Street, Strand. MDCCCXXX [1830]. Printed by Lowndes and White, Crane Court, Fleet Street. 12mo. 16cm. [1 blank; 34 pages followed by a full-page woodcut , "Tu ral, lu ral, la, /Tu ral, laral, laddi" below three… 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 Eccentric Tales In Verse. .

Eccentric Tales In Verse. .

by Colman, George

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Published
1812
Edition
Second
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George Colman. Eccentric Tales. In Verse. Ascribed to George Colman, the Younger, Esq. Forming a New Volume to His Broad Grins. The Second Edition. London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 111, Cheapside; and William Allason, 31, New Bond Street, 1812. Fold-out hand-colored frontispiece J. A. Atkinson, del., published by S. Tipper, Leadenhall Street. [xi; 144 pages] Printed by J. Haddon, Tabernacle… Read more
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