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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 The Baronage of Scotland; Containing, an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Gentry of That Kingdom:

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Douglas, Robert, Sir, Bart. The Baronage of Scotland; Containing, an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Gentry of That Kingdom: Collected from the Public Records and Chartularies of This Country; the Records and Private Writings of Families; and the Works of Our Best Historians. Illustrated with Engravings of the Coats of Arms. Vol. I. Edinburgh: Sold by Bell & Bradfute, W.… Read more
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cover of A Modest Enquiry Concerning the Election of the Sheriffs of London.

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A Modest Enquiry Concerning the Election of the Sheriffs of London. And the Right of Chusing Demonstrated To belong unto, and to have been always adjudged to reside in the Lord Mayor, the Court of Aldermen, and the Common-Hall. London, printed for Henry Mead, 1682. Second edition. STC R17026. M 2365. [ii; 46 pages] Quarto. 19 cm x 14.5 cm. Rebound… 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 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 The Hudson River Map from New York Bay to the Head of the Tide W Containing Names of Streams, Islands and Heights of Mountains According to the latest Coast Survey, Also the Names of Prominent Residences, Historic Land Marks, the Reaches of the Hudson and Old Indian Names.

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Link, William F. The Hudson River Map from New York Bay to the Head of the Tide W Containing Names of Streams, Islands and Heights of Mountains According to the latest Coast Survey, Also the Names of Prominent Residences, Historic Land Marks, the Reaches of the Hudson and Old Indian Names. Published by Wm. F. Link. New York Central and… Read more
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cover of Landscape – Historical Illustrations of Scotland, and the Waverly Novels:

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[Scott, Sir Walter] Landscape – Historical Illustrations of Scotland, and the Waverly Novels: From Drawings from J. M. W. Turner, Professor, R.A., Balmer, Bentley, Chisholm, Hart, A.R.A., Harding, McClise, A.B.A., Melville, &c, &c. Comic Illustrations by G. Cruikshank. Descriptions by the Rev. G. N. Wright, M.A., &c. Vol. I; Vol II. London, Paris & America: Fisher, Son, & Co. [1836-38]… 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 That Heathen Chinee and Other Poems Mostly Humorous.

That Heathen Chinee and Other Poems Mostly Humorous.

by Harte, F. Bret

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Published
[1871]
Edition
First issue, English edition
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$750.00

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Harte, F. Bret, That Heathen Chinee and Other Poems Mostly Humorous. By F. Bret Harte, Author of "The Luck of the Roaring Camp" and "Sensation Novels Condensed." London: John Camden Hotten, 74 & 75, Piccadilly, [1871]. Savill, Edwards and Co., Printers, Chandos Street, Covent Garden. 17 cm. First English edition, first issue, with the misprint on line 14, p. 126:… 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 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 Memoirs of an American Lady: with Sketches of Manners and Scenery in America,

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Anne MacVicar Grant. Memoirs of an American Lady: with Sketches of Manners and Scenery in America, as They Existed Previous to the Revolution by Mrs. Grant, Author of "Letters from the Mountains," &c, &c. New York: Printed for Samuel Campbell, by G. and D. Bruce, 1809. 18 cm, 12mo; p. 223 mis-numbered as 226. [viii; 344 pages] Sabin, 28296; Howes,… 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 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 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 Princeton Business Directory 1896.

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Princeton Business Directory 1896. Princeton: John H. Stilwell, 1896. Printed by The Princeton Signal, Steam Power and Job Print. First edition, 19.5 cm, 75 pages, plus 4 un-paginated pages of advertisements and an eight-page student directory, which gave the name, class and local address of each student. White paper boards with a black cloth back strip. The name "Pardoe" is… Read more
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cover of Theophrasti Eresi Characteres ethici, siue morum descriptiones. Graecè & Latinè. Cum notis & Monitis Ioannis Angelii Werdenhagen I.C.C.

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Theophrasti, Eresi Characteres ethici, siue morum descriptiones. Graecè & Latinè. Cum notis & Monitis Ioannis Angelii Werdenhagen I.C.C., Lugduni Batauorum, Ex Officinâ Ioannis Maire, 1632. 90 mm x 47 mm, in-32, 2 pt, three parts in one volume : Greek text printed in Greek, followed by the Latin translation by the Calvinist theologian Isaac Casaubon. The third part is… 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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