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New geographical tables. Exhibiting at one view all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, provinces, title, position, situation, extent, climates, boundaries, sub-divisions, square miles, cities, chief towns, coronation places, villages, ...

By Povoleri, Giovanni.

London: printed for, and sold by, the author, No. 12, Noel-street, Soho: sold also by T. Cadell, and P. Elmsly, in the Strand, 1775. Octavo. [xii], iii, [iii], 40, [442]pp. With a half-title and two final leaves of appendix. One of the front free endpapers detached. Contemporary calf. Spine ends chipped; corners worn. Volvelle of the Horary Circle by Barak Longmate (1738-1793), genealogist and heraldic engraver. Bookplate of Lord Walsingham on front pastedown. ESTC T113730. .

$450.00

The life and death of Thomas, Lord Cromwell. By Mr. William Shakespear.

By Shakespeare, William.

London: printed for J. Tonson, and the rest of the proprietors; and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1734. Duodecimo. [xxii], 49, [i]pp. In this edition the title-page ornament is a bowl of fruit. This copy lacks the 22 pages of 'Some account of the life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespear. Written by Mr. Rowe'. Disbound. With one plate, the frontispiece by Louis Du Guernier. ESTC T54738. Made its first appearance in the Shakespeare canon in the Third Folio. .

$150.00

A Treatise of the Five Orders Of Columns in Architecture, viz. Tuscan, Doric, Ionic Corinthian and Composite, wherein The Proportions and Characters of the Members of their several Pedestals, Colums and Entablatures, are distinctly consider'd, ...

By Perrault, Claude.

London: printed by Benj. Motte. Sold by John Sturt, 1708. Folio. Two parts in one volume. First English edition. 2ff., xxipp., 2 engraved ff. of subscribers, 131pp., 2ff. Contemporary calf, rubbed. Engraved frontispiece, engraved title-page with vignette, engraved dedication with vignette, 6 engraved plates, 7 textual illustrations, 40 vignettes and 24 historiated initials, all by John Sturt. Colvin, p. 316; Fowler 248; Park 66; Harris 700; RIBA 2498; ESTC T114390. With two final leaves of errata and advertisements. First published in French: Paris: J. B. Coignard, 1683. .

$9500.00

Poems on several occasions: with Valentinian; a tragedy. To which is added, Advice to a painter.

By Wilmot, John, Earl of Rochester.

London: printed by H. Hills, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1710. Octavo. xiv, [ii], 167, [i]pp. 'Valentinian' has a separate title-page dated 1709. Contemporary tree calf, rebacked. ESTC T95236. .

$800.00

Love of fame, the universal passion. In seven characteristical satires.

By Young, Edward.

London: printed for J. Tonson, 1728. Octavo. [xii], 175, [i]pp. "Second edition corrected, and alter'd; "in fact the first collected London edition of the seven poems published as separate folios from 1725 to 1727. Contemporary calf, repaired. Foxon Y169; May, Pettit Collection, B39; Rothschild 2612; ESTC T113649. .

$400.00

A treatise of midwifery, chiefly with regard to the operation. With several improvements in that art. To which is added, some cases, and descriptions, with plates of several new instruments both in midwifery and surgery.

By Pugh, Benjamin.

London: printed for J. Buckland, at the Buck, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1754. Octavo. xvi, 152pp. Contemporary calf, rebacked. With eleven plates. A.Y. Simpson bookplate on front pastedown, and a memorial one on the rear pastedown. ESTC T152311. .

$1700.00

Edwy and Edilda: a tale. In five parts.

By Whalley, Thomas Sedgwick.

London: printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1779. Octavo. [vi], 170pp. First edition. Contemporary sheep. ESTC N1240. .

$850.00

Windsor, and its environs. Containing the curiosities of the town and palace, the Royal chapel of St. George, and the seats in the neigbourhood of Windsor. With a particular account of the ceremonies of the installation of the Knights of the Garter.

London: printed for Newbery and Carnan, at No. 65, the North Side of St. Paul's Church-Yard; and J. Blakeney, in Windsor, 1768. Duodecimo. [iv], 94, [ii]pp. First edition. With final leaf of addenda and errata. Below imprint in square brackets: price One Shilling. Nineteenth-century red morocco over marbled boards. With two frontispieces. ESTC T65422; Roscoe, A631 (1). With the armorial bookplate of Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk, Second Baronet, as well as his signature and acquisition date, August 1771, on title-page. ESTC records copies at the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the Bodleian, Harvard, McMaster, and Northwestern (the on-line catalogue does not record it). .

$3500.00

Poetical meditations, being the improvement of some vacant hours; with a preface by the Reverend Mr. Bulkley of Colchester.

By Wolcott, Roger.

New London: Printed and Sold by L. Green, 1725. Octavo. [iv], lvi, I, 78, [iv - 1 of errata and 3 of advertisements]. Lacks half-title. First edition. Contemporary sheep. The first book of poetry printed in Connecticut and one of the earliest in North America. ESTC W28923; Evans 2722; Trumbull 1696; Johnson 207; Wegelin 465. .

$6000.00

A catalogue of engravers, who have been born, or resided in England; digested by Mr. Horace Walpole from the Mss. of Mr. George Vertue; to which is added an Account of the life and works of the latter.

By Walpole, Horace.

London: printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall, 1782. Octavo. [ii], 304, [vi]pp. With an index. Later half calf over marbled boards, repaired. With notes in the text, very much like Walpole would write in his books. However, these entries are not by Walpole. ESTC T63186..

$700.00

Poems on several occasions. By the late Matthew Prior, Esq.

By Prior, Matthew.

London: printed for H. Lintot, and J. and R. Tonson, 1741. Duodecimo. [xxiv], 402, [vi]pp. Sixth edition. Contemporary morocco with lyre motif on both covers in gilt. With the armorial bookplate of John S. Newton (?). ESTC T75641. An attractive binding..

$400.00

De l'Importance des opinions religieuses.

By Necker, Jacques.

A Londres, et se trouve à Paris, Hôtel de Thou, rue des Poitevins, 1788. Octavo. [iv], 544pp. With the half-title present. First edition. Another issue of the octavo London 1788 edition, with a different title-page; in this issue the title-page has 2 crossed sprigs of foliage. With eleven lines of errata on p.544. Cambridge, however, reports a copy with thirteen lines of errata (Keynes.R.3.22). The present copy also has also thirteen lines of errata. Contemporary cat's paw, front hinge split. Einaudi 4098, Goldsmith 13751; ESTC T91682..

$300.00

The lover's cabinet: a collection of poems: containing, I. The fair Circassian. A dramatic performance. By a gentleman of Oxford. II. The midsummer wish. By the same. ...

Dublin: printed for L. Flin, at the Bible in Castle-street, near Silver-Court, 1756. Duodecimo. 76, 220pp. Contemporary calf, repaired. ESTC T504924. ESTC records four copies: two in the UK - Oxford and Cambridge; and two in the US - Harvard and Yale. .

$350.00

The Traveller, or a Prospect of Society. A Poem. Inscribed to the Rev. Mr. Henry Goldsmith.

By Goldsmith, Oliver.

London: Printed for J. Newbery, in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1765. Quarto. [4], iv, 22, [ii]pp. First edition. With half-title and final ad leaf present. Red morocco by Riviere & Son, repaired. Rothschild 1024; Courtney & Smith, p.113; ESTC T146158; Todd, "Quadruple Imposition," in Studies in Bibliography VII (1955), pp. 103ff. First edition of Goldsmith's first separately published poem, and the first work with his name as author. Todd's fourth state, with the price on the half-title in square brackets, the comma after 'Traveller' on the title, etc. Very few copies each of the first two "states," possibly trial editions, are known to exist. .

$900.00

The thoughts of an honest Tory upon the present proceedings of that party. In a letter to a friend in town.

By Hoadly, Benjamin.

London: sold by A. Baldwin, in Warwick-Lane, 1710. Octavo. [ii], 14pp. Price from imprint: Price 2 d. Disbound. ESTC T50189. There are three different printings of this edition as referenced by ESTC. ESTC T50190, has a comma after "Tory" in the title and after "London" in the imprint; the catchword on A2r is "your." This version is by far the most common and readily available copy. ESTC T50189, has no comma after "Tory" in the title and there is no punctuation after "London" in the imprint; the catchword on A2r is "sation." This edition is much rarer than the previous one, but not the rarest; ESTC records four copies in the UK (possibly six, if, indeed, there are three copies in the BL), and one in North America, McGill. ESTC T176184 has a comma after "Tory" in the title and a colon after "London" in the imprint. The pagination is also different. It is also the rarest; with two copies in the UK and one in North America, McGill..

$100.00

The alchemist. A comedy, first acted in the year 1610. By the King's Majesty's servants.

By Jonson, Ben.

London: printed for D. Midwinter, J. and P. Knapton, A. Ward, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, et. al., 1739. Duodecimo. 107, [i]pp. Title-page in red-and-black. Disbound. .

$50.00

The School of Man. Translated from the French. To which is prefixed, a Key to the Satyrical Characters Interspersed in this Work.

By Génard, François.

Dublin: printed for John Exshaw, on Cork-Hill, and Richard James, in Dame-Street, 1753. Duodecimo. xvi, 304, [viii]pp. First Irish edition. Part of title-page cut out to remove a previous owner's name; paper replaced and repaired, not affecting text. Contemporary calf, repaired. ESTC T119321. The first English edition, also printed in 1753, the same year that the original French one was published, is quite common - ESTC identifies five in the British Isles and twelve in North America; ESTC identifies eight copies in the British Isles and only one in North America of the Dublin edition. .

$500.00

Hearne, Thomas. Ectypa varia ad historiam Britannicam illustrandam ære olim insculpta studio et curâ ... Thomæ Hearne ...

By Hearne, Thomas.

London: Republished by I. Tayleure, 1737. Folio. 57 engraved plates, two folding, including frontispiece portrait. Contemporary quarter vellum over marbled boards. ESTC T140693. .

$3900.00

Poems, miscellaneous and humorous, with explanatory notes and explanations.

By Nairne, Edward.

Canterbury: printed by Simmons and Kirkby, 1791. Octavo. 144, [ii]pp. With a half-title and final errata leaf, both lacking. Disbound. ESTC T90951. An uncommon provincial imprint. ESTC records eight copies; four in the British Isles, three in North America, and one in New Zealand. .

$900.00

The British Sportsman, or Nobleman, Gentleman and Farmer's Dictionary of Recreation and Amusement.

By Osbaldiston, William Augustus.

London: Printed for the proprietor by J. Stead, Sold by Champante and Whitrow, 1792. Quarto. 664, [ii]pp. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, repaired. With a frontispiece and 41 plates. .

$1700.00

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