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image of Life in London; Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis.

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[Egan, Pierce], Life in London; Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis. By Pierce Egan. Author of Walks through Bath, Sporting Anecdotes, Pictures of the Fancy, Boxiana, &c. Dedicated to His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Fourth. Embellished… Read more
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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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Jack Sheppard, Extracted from “Bentley’s Miscellany” 1839.

by Ainsworth, William Harrison

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Published
1839
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First, from parts
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Ainsworth, William Harrison, Jack Sheppard, Extracted from "Bentley's Miscellany" 1839. Re-paginated by hand: [2 blanks; frontispiece, title page "extracted from 'Bentley's Miscellany'"; B1 of Bentley's Miscellany corresponds to p. 1. (P. 29 on card stock. Blank on the verso.) P. 113 in Miscellany is I1 or p. 30, hand-numbered. 183 hand-numbered pages plus the verso of p. 183… 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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The Grand Master, or Adventures of Qui Hi? In Hindoustan. A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos by Quiz. London, Tegg, 1816. 28 plates by Thomas Rowlandson, 27 colored, 1 uncolored, signed luxurious binding in full red levant morocco, "Bound by Rivière & Son". Five raised bands. Magnificent fold-out frontispiece and illustrated title-page. Large 8vo. Richly gilt back, gilt edges. First… Read more
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The Life of Sir John Falstaff.

by Brough, Robert B.

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Published
1858
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First
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The Life of Sir John Falstaff. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts. 1858. First edition. Imperial 8vo, 25 cm x 17 cm, [xx; 196], [2 blanks; double frontispiece, the second hand-colored; title page; quote from Henry IV, Part 2, with reproduction of woodcut from cover of Part I; dedication dated March 27, 1858; preface; contents; list of plates; text… Read more
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Junius.

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Published
1797
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Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra. London: Printed by T. Bensley for Vernor and Hood, Birchin Lane. 1797. ESTC citation number T11030. Bookplate with family arms of John Gerard Geller. [ii (blanks); i (frontispiece of Edmund Burke with guard); i (engraved title-page), i (printed title-page); iii (advertisement dated January 1799) verso, directions for placing the cuts; ix dedication to the English… Read more
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Tour of the Isle of Wight.

by Hassell, J[ohn],

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Published
1790
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
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London, John Jarvis, for Thomas Hookham in New Bond-Street, 1790. . Near Fine. London, John Jarvis, for Thomas Hookham in New Bond-Street, 1790. Bound for a Knight of the Garter. The backs of both volumes are decorated with the Garter motto: Honi soit qui mal y pense enclosing a lion rampant and a coronet, above which… Read more
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image of EIKON BASILIKE / THE / PORVTRAICTVRE / OF / HIS  SACRED MAIESTIE / IN / HIS SOLITUDES / AND / SUFFERINGS. Together with his MAIESTIES Praiers / delivered to Doctor Juxton immediately / before His Death. / Also His Majesties REASONS, Against the pre- / tended Jurisdiction of the high Court of / Justice, which he intended to deliver / in Writing on Monday, January 22 1648.

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Very Good. [No publisher. No place.] M.DC. XLIX [1649] Madan 62; Almack 48; Wing E311. 8vo, 17 cm, the EIKON is 247 pages, the verso of p. 247 is blank. This copy begins with a double-page frontispiece of the king in prayer, signed in the plate Guil.Marshall delin. (center) and Ro. Vaughn Scupl in the lower right-hand corner, under… Read more
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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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