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London: Folio Society. 1965. First printing. Hardcover. Quarter bound in brown cloth and marbled boards. Fine copy. Slipcase has neat repairs to splits to bottom edges, VG otherwise.; Octavo .
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New York: Modern Library, c1964. Hardcover. Green cloth. Rubber stamp to front free endpaper, else a VG+ jacketless copy. ; 16mo .
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The Poetical Works of David Garrick, Esq. Now First Collected into Two Volumes

by Garrick, David (1717-79)

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1785
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First Edition
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London: George Kearsley. 1785. First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes bound in one; 16mo in eights (17 cm) in early full calf tooled in blind and gilt with diamond devices on front and rear boards, marbled endpapers and page edges; [2], lvii, [1], 224, [2], [225]-540 pp. Bound without the adverts at the end of vol. II. ESTC… Read more
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New York: Harper & Row. 1975. First printing. Hardcover. 0060130822 . Inscribed by Author; Cloth and boards. Yellowed damp spots to top page edges, short narrow abrasion to upper edge of rear board, brown marks to upper edge of front pastedown; VG+ otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has new publisher price sticker beside the clip, internal damp stains along… Read more
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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES - 15 issues

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1988
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Northfield, MN, and Baltimore, MD, 1988-2010: American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. 1988. Softcover. Bound in card covers. Fine copies. A scholarly quarterly devoted to the study of the 18th century. 15 issues as follows: Vol. 21 / #4, Summer, 1988, published at St. Olaf's College in Northfield, MN. All others published by Johns Hopkins University Press in… Read more
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Seattle: Recovery Press. 1987. Softcover. Green plasticized card covers. pp 148. With handwritten letter from the publisher to William French, book reviewer for Toronto's Globe & Mail soliciting a review. Fine copy. An index to the Big Book. ; Octavo .
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THE PORTRAITS OF ALEXANDER POPE

by WIMSATT, William Kurtz (Alexander Pope)

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1965
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New Haven: Yale University Press. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Terra cotta cloth. pp (xxxiv), 391, [3] + colour frontispiece. Many b&w illustrations in text, Index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has nicks, minor rubbing, VG otherwise. 1.9 kg parcel; Quarto .
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EIGHTEENTH CENTURY VIGNETTES (First and Second Series)

by DOBSON, Austin

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1892
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First printing
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1892, 1894. 1892. First printing. Quarto. Two volumes. Quarter bound in white parchment and greyish boards. First series : pp (4), 261, [3] + frontispiece portrait and 6 other engraved plates with tissue guards. #125 of the large paper illustrated edition of 250 copies, signed by the author. Spine darkened and a bit… Read more
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WAR OF TITANS: Blake's critique of Milton and the politics of religion

by DiSALVO, Jackie

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1983
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Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. pp (xii), 391. Index. A few light spots to front cover, stray light pencil marks in text margins, VG jacketless copy otherwise. ; Octavo .
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London: J. Tonson. 1730. Hardcover. Published anonymously. Contemporary brown calf, sides with gilt central diamond-shaped floral ornaments and corner ornaments. Rebacked in brown calf, label, gilt rules. Marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. pp [2], (12), 175, [3]. Divisional title leaf for each of the satires. Head and tailpieces. Lacking the half-title leaf at front. Inner hinges… Read more
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GENDER AND THE FORMATION OF TASTE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN: the analysis of beauty

by JONES, Robert W.

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1998
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First Edition
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth. pp xii, 268, [6]. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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THE BODY IN SWIFT AND DEFOE

by FLYNN, Carol Houlihan

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Published
1990
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Green boards. pp (viii), 231. Index. Corner crease to half a dozen leaves, else fine. Spine of pink dust jacket faded to white, unworn otherwise. ; Octavo .
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BLAKE'S PRELUDE: poetical sketches

by GLECKNER, Robert F.

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Published
1982
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown boards. pp (xii), (203). Index. Fine copy. Jacket has sunning to spine and front panel, else fine. ; Octavo .
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Literary Patronage in England, 1650-1800

by Griffin, Dustin

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Published
1996
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First Edition
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9780521560856
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0521560853 . Dark blue boards. pp x, 317. Bibliography. Index. Ink owner inscription at front, else fne in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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WOMAN IN THE 18TH CENTURY and other essays

by FRITZ, Paul and Richard Morton, editors

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Published
1976
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Toronto / Sarasota: Hakkert & Co. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. pp x, 343, [1] + plates. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a couple small chips, sunning to spine, VG otherwise. ; Octavo .
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Epea pteroenta.. Or, the diversions of Purley

by Tooke, John Horne, 1736-1812

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London: Printed for the author, at J. Johnson's, 1798 , 1805. Hardcover. Two volumes. Part I, 1798, Part II, 1805. Second edition of Part I, first edition of Part II. pp (6), 534 + frontispiece by W. Sharp + plate at p 454; (8), (532), index. Contemporary tan calf, spines with raised bands, two… Read more
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Pamphlet Attacks on Alexander Pope, 1711-44: A Descriptive Bibliography

by GUERINOT, G.

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Published
1969
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London: Methuen. 1969. First printing. Hardcover. Terra cotta cloth. pp lxxi, 360 + 2 plates. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has some short tears, VG otherwise. The bibliography includes "Attacks on Pope published between 1711 and 1744 mostly in pamphlet form but sometimes as broadsides, as books, or as parts of books, excluding all but several … Read more
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Irish eighteenth-century stuccowork and its European sources

by McDonnnell, John

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1991
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Dublin: National Gallery of Ireland. 1991. Softcover. Glossy card covers. pp (x), 132. B&w illustrations, index. Tiny corner crease to front cover, ink owner name at front, else fine. 1.2 kg parcel ; Tall quarto .
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London: Privately Printed for the Navarre Society. 1924. Hardcover.. Three volumes, maroon cloth, maroon top edges, gilt spines. pp xxxii. 433 + 32 plates; vii 479 + 19 plates; vii, 577 + 21 plates. The title page continues: "The First Edition, 1791, Reprinted Verbatim.and illustrated with twenty photogravure etchings, fifty half-tone plates and a facsimile … Read more
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ART MADE MODERN: Roger Fry's Vision of Art

by GREEN, Christopher, editor.

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1999
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London: Courtauld Gallery / Merrell Holberton. 1999. Softcover. Glossy card covers. Pp 224. Colour reproductions. Index. Fine copy. 1.3 kg parcel ; Quarto .
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