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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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The Moral Characters of Theophrastus.

by Theophrastus

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Published
1714
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[Theophrastus] The Moral Characters of Theophrastus. Translated from the Greek, By Eustace Budgell, Esq; Reddere persone scit convenientia cuique. Hor. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Shakespeare's Head, over-against Catherine-Street in the Strand, 1714. [engraved frontispiece by Lud. Du Guernier deli & Sculp; vi; life of Theophrastus xvi; the preface viii; 80; iv] 12mo. The introduction begins the text on… Read more
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Memoirs of Monkeys, &c, &c.

by [Nathaniel Ogle]

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Published
1825
Edition
First
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$500.00

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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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My Lady’s Shag Dog!!

by [Johnny Bull]

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Published
[182?]
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First
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[Johnny Bull] My Lady's Shag Dog!! A Poetical Epistle, From Johnny Bull, in London, to his Brother-in-Law, Patrick Bull, in Dublin. London: Published by John Fairburn, 2, Broadway, Ludgate-Hill. Marchant, Printer, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch Street, London. [182?] Price Fourpence. First edition, 15 numbered pages of text, the verso of p. 15 is an advertisement for John Fairburn's publications. 20.5 cm, 8vo.… Read more
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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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Caricaturen No. 3 Caricatures.

by J[oan] C[hristian] Verkouteren

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Published
n.d.
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Verkouteren, J[oan] C[hristian]. Broadside. Caricaturen No. 3 Caricatures. Bergen-op-Zoom, [no date.] 40 cm x 31.5 cm. Twenty-eight hand-colored woodcut caricatures, captions given in Flemish and in French. J. C. Verkouteren was a publisher and bookseller in Bergen-op-Zoom (Brabant), who married Goverdina Jacoba Straatman, the daughter of the arms manufacturer Straatman, November 4, 1830. He was the son of… Read more
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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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The Petticoat: an Heroi-Comical Poem.

by Chute, Francis

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Published
MDCCXVI
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Second corrected
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[Francis Chute] Mr. Gay, The Petticoat: an Heroi-Comical Poem. In Two Books. Price One Shilling.London, Printed for R. Burleigh in Amen Corner, MDCCXVI (1716). 18.5 cm; 39 pages; 8vo; [half-title, verso blank; title-page, verso blank, address to the ladies, iii, verso of p. iii blank (A4 unsigned); pp. 21-22 unpaginated (half-title for Book II); verso of p. 39 blank]. Printer's… Read more
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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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image 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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image 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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Virgidemarum. Satires in Six Books.

by Hall (Joseph)

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Published
1753
Condition
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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image 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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image 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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image 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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Near Fine. London, James Blackwood, 1855 (Printed by Stewart and Murray, Old Bailey). Fifteenth thousand. Fold-out hand-colored frontispiece mounted on linen by William McConnell, who did all the other illustrations. 8vo, 180 mm x 120 mm, 88 pages with 8 pages of James Blackwoods advertisements for Christmas presents and illustrated books. Cloth spine with gilt lettering:… Read more
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