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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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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]
Edition
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
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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 Scènes de la Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux Vignettes par Grandville.

Scènes de la Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux Vignettes par Grandville.

by Grandville [Gérard, Jean-Ignace-Isidore (1803 – 1847)]

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Published
1855
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[Gérard, Jean-Ignace-Isidore (1803 – 1847)], Grandville. Scènes de la Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux Vignettes par Grandville. Études de Mœurs Contemporaines par MM. Balzac, George Sand, Charles Nodier, Stahl, J. Janin, P. Bernard, E. de La Bédollierre, L. Baude, Ed. Lemoine Etc. Paris : Maresq et Compagnie, Éditeurs, 5, rue du Pont-du-Lodi, 5 ; Gustave Havard, Librarie, 15, rue… 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 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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cover of The Oak, an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I, May, 1868.

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The Oak, an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I, May, 1868. London: Houlston & Wright, Paternoster Row, 1868. [xvi; double frontispiece: Disraeli and a George Cruikshank illustration "The Yokel and the Acorn" for "Aesop Revived"; 64 pages; vi] 22.5 cm. 8vo. Advertising on the verso of the covers, 16 pages of introductory advertising and 6 pages following the text.… Read more
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cover of Opus Merlini Cocaii Poetae Mantuani Macaronicorum

Opus Merlini Cocaii Poetae Mantuani Macaronicorum

by Teofilo Folengo

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Published
1613
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[Teofilo Folengo] Opus Merlini Cocaii Poetae Mantuani Macaronicorum. Venetiis, apud Nicolaum Bevilacquam, 1613. In-12. 14.5 cm. Contemporary lap-edged polished vellum, titled on the spine by hand, possibly by Simon Abbes Gabbema. Woodcut printer's device with motto "sciencia immutabilis" on the title page. [iv (blanks); 1 – 541; viii; i (blank)] Verso of p. 541 blank; Twenty-seven woodcut illustrations at: A1b;… 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 The Constitutional Apple Pie: or, Rhythmical Red-Book. By Master Jacky Jingle. With Thirteen Cuts.

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George Cruikshank. The Constitutional Apple Pie: or, Rhythmical Red-Book. By Master Jacky Jingle. With Thirteen Cuts. London: Published by T. Hughes, 35, Ludgate Street, 1820. W. N. Jones, Printer, Old Bailey, London. First edition, 8vo; 24 unnumbered pages. Hand-colored illustrations. Cohn 158. With an illustrated title-page with the motto, Ineptè garrit (Silly Lark), and the caption, "He talketh like… 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 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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Friswell, Hain, Editor, 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… Read more
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cover of Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London.

Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London.

by Gay, Mr. [John],

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Very Good +. London, Bernard Lintott, [1716]. First edition, first issue, one of 250 fine paper copies. Foxon G82. Rebacked, original backstrip preserved, gilt-trimmed full tan calf. Signed binding of J. Larkins. Hard slipcase, untrimmed.�
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cover of A Provincial Glossary; with a Collection of Local Proverbs, and Popular Superstitions. A New Edition, Corrected.

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London: Printed for Edward Jeffery, No. 11, Pall Mall, 1811. Quarto, [three introductory blanks; iv; Glossary 56 pages unpaginated; Local Proverbs p. 57- 124; five concluding blanks]. 26 ½ cm x 21 cm. Full gilt-trimmed tan calf. Binder's tag from Lubbock in New Castle. Book plate of John Stafford Reid Byers (1903-1984), who was in the… Read more
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cover of A Discourse of Auxiliary Beauty. Or Artificiall Hansomenesse. In Point of Conscience Between Two Ladies.

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Fair. Printed for R. Royston, at the Angel in Ivie-Lane, 1656. First edition, collation: [i; viii, with rare errata pasted down on A4; 200 pages; i] Wing G355, ESTC R202122. In-8, with an allegorical printers device and partial quotation in Latin from the Gospel According to St. John 8:12, "Whoever follows me will not walk in… Read more
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