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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
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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 C. Plinii Caecilii Secundi Epistolarum Libri X et Pangyricus. Accedunt ariantes Lectiones.

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Good. Lugd[uni] Batavorum, Ex Officinâ Elseviriorum, 1640. 12mo. [xxiv; 1-289 ; 300-414 ; xxviii] Numbers 290-299 not used in pagination. Printers device on the title page. (Dedication to Ioanni de Laet by Bonaventure and Abraham Elzevier, Lugd-Batav.Kal.Sept. MDCXL. Praefatio, C. Plinii Caecilii Secundi Vita per Ioannem Mariam Catanaeum composita. Eiusdem Vita ex epistola collecta. Ex Onuphrii Panuini… 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 Publius Terentius Afer

Publius Terentius Afer

by Pickering Miniature Classics

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Fine
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Fine. Publius Terentius Afer, Londini impensis Gul. Pickering, 31, Lincolns Inn Fields, MDCCCXXII. Contemporary red morocco, raised bands, gilt edges, 83 mm x 46 mm, 3 7/16 in x 2 1/16 in, one of Pickerings famous miniature classics, containing all six of Terentius' surviving comedies: Andria, Eunuchus, Heauton Timorumenos, Hecyra, Adelphi, Phormio. [iv; … 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 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 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 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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