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History of the University of Cambridge, Its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, A.
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History of the University of Cambridge, Its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, A.

by ACKERMANN, Rudolph

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London: Printed for R. Ackermann, by L. Harrison and J.C. Leigh, 1815. Complete with the Portraits of the FoundersACKERMANN, R[udolph]. A History of the University of Cambridge, Its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings. London: Printed for R. Ackermann, by L. Harrison and J.C. Leigh, 1815.First edition, complete with the engraved portraits of the Founders. Two large quarto volumes (13 3/16 x 11 1/16 inches; 334 x 281 mm.). viii, [2, list of plates], [ix]-xii, 296, [6, index]; [4], 324, [8, index] pp. Engraved portrait of the Duke of Gloucester and seventy-nine hand-colored plates (sixty-four aquatint views and fifteen engravings of university figures in academic costume) by Stadler, Havell, Agar, Bluck, Hill, and Reeve after Pugin, Westall, Mackenzie, Uwins, and Pyne. Plates watermarked 1812.Late 19th century half black morocco over brown cloth boards. Crimson morocco spine labels lettered in gilt. All edges marbled (top edge darkened). Some offsets from plates to text only. An excellent copy with… Read more
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History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster
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History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster

by ACKERMANN, Rudolph; COMBE, William

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London: R. Ackermann, 1812. One of the Quintessential English Regency Color-Plate BooksAckermann's Westminster with Eighty-One Magnificent Hand Colored Aquatint PlatesACKERMANN, Rudolph. COMBE, William. The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments. In Two Volumes. London: R. Ackermann, 1812. First edition. Two large folio volumes (13 3/8 x 11 inches; 340 x 280 mm.). [iii]-xviii, [ii], 330, [vi, index]; [iii-iv], 275, [1, blank], [iv, index] pp. (pp. 204/205 repeated with asterisks). Complete with both half-titles. Text by William Combe. Portrait of William Vincent (uncolored), engraved Plan of Westminster Abbey (uncolored), one hand-colored line engraving and eighty hand colored aquatint plates. Uncolored line engraving on page 151 in volume one. Plates watermarked "J. Whatman 1808". Contemporary half russia over marbled boards, smooth spines decoratively ruled and lettered in gilt, Marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Joints neatly repaired, some wear to… Read more
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics, The
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London: R. Ackermann, 1809-18. A Presentation Run of Ackermann's "Repository of Arts"With 747 Plates, including 45 Plates with Fabric Samples Affixed[ACKERMANN, Rudolph, publisher]. The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics. Series 1, Volumes I-XIV (January, 1809-December, 1815) and Series 2, Volumes I-VI (January, 1816-December, 1818). London: R. Ackermann, 1809-1818.Series I, volume I is a presentation copy from Rudolph Ackermann to his good friend Joshua Watson.First editions. Twenty octavo volumes bound in ten (9 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches; 236 x 144 mm.). Text in double columns.Series One (volumes I-XIV) with 406 colored plates (some folding) including aquatint views, fashion plates, and furniture designs and 79 uncolored plates (mainly 'Needlework and Muslin Patterns'). In addition there are 45 (of 62) "Allegorical Woodcut" plates, with 152 (of 175) fabric samples affixed.Series Two (volumes I-VI) with 172 colored plates (some folding) including aquatint views,… Read more
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History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster;, The
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History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster;, The

by ACKERMANN, Rudolph; PUGIN, Augustus Charles, artist

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London: Printed for and Published by R. Ackermann, 1816. Ackermann's History of the CollegesOne of Fifty Large Paper Copies [ACKERMANN, Rudolph, publisher]. The History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster; with the Charter-House, the Schools of St. Paul's, Merchant Taylors, Harrow, and Rugby, and the Free-School of Christ's Hospital. London: Printed for and Published by R. Ackermann, 1816.First edition, One of Fifty Large-Paper Copies. Large quarto (16 1/8 x 12 5/8 inches; 410 x 321 mm.). vi, [1, "Arrangement of Plates"], [1, blank], 56; 72; 27, [1, blank]; 32; 34; 22; 40; 34; 43, [1, blank] pp. With forty-eight hand-colored plates (forty-five aquatint and three engraved), including four costume plates and forty-four views by Havell, Stadler, Bluck, and others, after Westall, Mackenzie, Pugin, and others. First gathering of text of Eton College misbound as pp. 3/4; [1], 2; 7/8; 5/6, but complete.Abbey's first state of Plate 6 ("Winchester College, from the Meadow"), dated "Jany.… Read more
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Series Containing Forty-Four Engravings In Colours of Fashionable Furniture, A;
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Series Containing Forty-Four Engravings In Colours of Fashionable Furniture, A;

by ACKERMANN, Rudolph

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London: Published by R. Ackermann, 1823. The Extremely Scarce Second Series[ACKERMANN, Rudolph]. A Series Containing Forty-Four Engravings In Colours of Fashionable Furniture. London: R. Ackermann, 1823. First edition. Small quarto. [2], 52, 4, [as adverts.] pp. Forty-four hand-colored line, stipple or aquatint engraved plates, watermarked 1821-22, each printed with caption-title, imprinted "Ackermann's Repository of Arts" and dated to a month in 1822.Publisher's quarter crimson roan over drab boards, original printed pale green paper title label ("Upholsterer's and Cabinet-Maker's Repository"), gilt rules to spine. Roan and boards a little worn at extremities, internally clean. An remarkable copy of a very rare Ackermann title. Housed in an early twentieth-century red cloth clamshell case. No copies have appeared at auction since ABPC began indexing results in 1923. OCLC records only six copies in institutional holdings worldwide.A selection of plates and notes taken from Ackermann's Repository of… Read more
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Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball Given by the British Ambassador Sir Henry Wellesley, at Vienna, at the Conclusion of the Carnival 1826;

by ACKERMANN, Rudolph

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London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 1828. Ackermann's "Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball" [ACKERMANN, Rudolph]. Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball Given by the British Ambassador Sir Henry Wellesley, at Vienna, at the Conclusion of the Carnival 1826; in Thirteen Highly Coloured Plates: with a Description of the Entertainments on that Occasion. London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 1828. Small quarto (9 3/8 x 7 1/2 inches; 238 x 191 mm.). 16 pp. Thirteen hand-colored engraved plates. Later quarter black roan over original tan printed wrappers. Covers slightly stained, front cover with two small areas of abrasion just affecting lettering. An excellent copy housed in a custom made, felt-lined half black morocco clamshell case, spine with five raised bands, decoratively ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments."To the year 1828 belongs the Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball given by the British Ambassador, Sir Henry Wellesley, at Vienna, 1826. The book appeals to many by its thirteen plates (line… Read more
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Microcosm of London; or, London in Miniature, The
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Microcosm of London; or, London in Miniature, The

by ACKERMANN, Rudolph; COMBE, William; PUGIN, Augustus; ROWLANDSON, Thomas

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London: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1808. With Nine (Possibly Ten) of Abbey's Twelve Key Plates in Their First "Luminous" State [ACKERMANN, R[udolph]. The Microcosm of London; or, London in Miniature]. London: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, [1808-1810].First edition, early issue, with nine (possibly ten) of Abbey's twelve key plates in their first state. Text watermarked 1806-1807 and plates watermarked 1805-1808, and with the errata uncorrected, except for that reading "coustom" for "custom" on p. 218 of Volume I (see Abbey, Scenery, p. 138). Three large quarto volumes (12 7/8 x 10 11/16 inches; 327 x 271 mm.). iv, 1, contents], [1, blank], [3]-231, [1, blank]; [iii]-vi, [1, contents], [1, blank], 239, [1, blank]; [iii]-iv, [1, contents], [1, publisher's note], 280, [6, index and errata] pp. Half-titles. present. Woodcut title and engraved dedication leaf in each volume. With 104 hand-colored aquatint plates, including fifty-four by J. Bluck, twenty-nine by J.C. Stadler, ten by T.… Read more
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Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball Given by the British Ambassador Sir Henry Wellesley, at...
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Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball Given by the British Ambassador Sir Henry Wellesley, at Vienna, at the Conclusion of the Carnival 1826;

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London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 1828. Ackermann's "Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball" [ACKERMANN, Rudolph]. Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball Given by the British Ambassador Sir Henry Wellesley, at Vienna, at the Conclusion of the Carnival 1826; in Thirteen Highly Coloured Plates: with a Description of the Entertainments on that Occasion. London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 1828. Small quarto (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 inches; 240 x 190 mm.). 16 pp. Thirteen hand-colored engraved plates. Original printed stiff wrappers expertly rebacked with tan calf. Wrappers slightly soiled and a little worn at corners. Minimal edge wear and marginal soiling. Inserted ownership leaf inscribed March 1850. An excellent copy of a very rare book. Housed in a felt-lined, half red morocco clamshell case, spine ruled in gilt, black morocco gilt lettering label."To the year 1828 belongs the Characters in the Grand Fancy Ball given by the British Ambassador, Sir Henry Wellesley, at Vienna, 1826. The book appeals to many by its… Read more
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Tribulations Parisiennes et Campagnardes
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Tribulations Parisiennes et Campagnardes

by ADAM, Albert

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Paris: Hautecoeur Fr√ɬ®res, 1840. Parisian and Country TribulationsThe Humorous Side of Distress, Trouble, Misery, Anguish, Agony, Grief and Wretchedness...ADAM, Albert, illustrator. Tribulations Parisiennes et Campagnardes. Par Albert Adam. Paris: Hautecoeur Fr√ɬ®res, [ca. 1840].First edition. Folio (12 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches; 328 x 251 mm.). Lithographed pictorial title-page and Thirty-two plates hand-colored lithograph plates heightened with gum arabic, on sixteen sheets. Several of the plates have more than one image depicted. Tiny piece of lower corner of title-page and plate 10 torn away, small piece of lower inner margin of plate 16 torn away - nothing affecting any images. Some light marginal soiling and toning otherwise an excellent copy of this extremely scarce title.Bound to contemporary style in full dark green straight-grain morocco. Covers elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, decorative gilt… Read more
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Jardin Des Plantes en Estampes, Le
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Jardin Des Plantes en Estampes, Le

by ADAM, Albert, illustrator; ROSTAING, Jules

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Paris: Maison Martinet - Hautecoeur, Fr√ɬ®res, 1860. With Twenty-Four Superb Hand Colored Lithograph PlatesDepicting All Species of Animals[ADAM, Albert, illustrator]. ROSTAING, Jules. Le Jardin Des Plantes en Estampes. Dessin√ɬ© et Lithographi√ɬ© par A. Adam. Accompagn√ɬ© d'une histoire De Tous Les Animaux Que Poss√ɬ®de La M√ɬ©nagerie par Jules Rostaing. Paris: Maison Martinet - Hautecoeur, Fr√ɬ®res, [1860]. First edition. Large oblong quarto (10 3/16 x 13 1/2 inches; 259 x 343 mm.). [iv], 30, [1, table], [1, blank] pp. Twenty four superb hand-colored lithograph plates, heightened with gum arabic and with multiple images. Some light foxing to text leaves only, the plates bright and clean.Publisher's black pebble-grain cloth, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt, lower cover with center blind-stamped decoration, yellow coated end-papers, front inner hinge expertly and almost invisibly repaired. Neat early ink inscription on front fly-leaf dated 1860. The wonderful hand-colored… Read more
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Album de Sainte-Pélagie, Prison de la Dette
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Album de Sainte-Pélagie, Prison de la Dette

by ADAM, Victor

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Paris [&] London: V. Morlet [&] McLean, 1830. Twelve Superb Hand-Colored Lithographed Plates Depicting Scenes from the Debtor's Prison of Sainte-Pélagie [ADAM, Victor, illustrator]. Album de Sainte-Pélagie, Prison de la Dette. [Gravures réhaussées à l'aquarelle. Douze scènes intérieures dessinées et lithographiées d'après nature par V. Adam]. Paris [&] London: Publié par V. Morlot [&] Mc.Léan, [n.d., ca. 1830]. Oblong folio (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 inches; 270 x 352 mm.). [4] pp. of descriptive text. Twelve numbered hand-colored lithographed plates. Plates lithographed by Bernard. Each plate with the publisher's oval blind-stamp in lower blank margin. Bound without the printed title-page. Mid-nineteenth century red calf over marbled boards, smooth spine ruled and lettered in gilt. A superb example with fine contemporary hand-coloring. The plates are captioned:… Read more
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Un An de la Vie d un Jeune Homme. Histoire véritable en 17 Chapitres
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Un An de la Vie d un Jeune Homme. Histoire véritable en 17 Chapitres

by ADAM, Victor

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Paris: Jazerac et Duval, Engelmann, Langlum√ɬ® & Brossier, 1824. First Edition of the Illustrator's First BookWith Seventeen Hand-Colored Lithograph Plates ADAM, Victor. Un An de la Vie d un Jeune Homme. Histoire v√ɬ©ritable en 17 Chapitres. Escrits par lui-m√ɬ™me et Lithographi√ɬ©s par Victor Adam. Paris: Sazerac et Duval, Engelmann, Langlum√ɬ® & Brossier, 1824. First edition. Folio (13 1/16 x 9 1/2 inches; 332 x 241 mm.). Lithograph title-page and seventeen superb hand-colored lithograph plates printed by Langlum√ɬ©. Mid twentieth-century quarter burgundy cloth over burgundy marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Short marginal tear, neatly repaired to lower margins plate XVI (not affecting image), some marginal soiling, otherwise a fine copy. Plates 2 thru 6 & 8 thru 17 with the blind stamp of the publisher Sazerac et Duval in lower blank margin.One year in the life of a young man. A true story in seventeen chapters. Written by himself and lithographed by Victor… Read more
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[The extensive collection of 372 titles all related to Manned Flight, Aeroplanes, Stunt Pilots]
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[The extensive collection of 372 titles all related to Manned Flight, Aeroplanes, Stunt Pilots]

by AERONAUTICS; OSTERUD, Joann

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[Various]: [Various], 1891. The Extensive Collection of Record Breaking Aerobatics and Stunt Flying 'Ace' Joann Osterud[AERONAUTICS COLLECTION]. [OSTERUD, Joann]. The extensive collection of 372 titles all related to Women in Aviation, Manned Flight, Aeroplanes, Aerobatics, Stunt Pilots, etc. etc. [Various places and publishers, all published between 1891 and 2006].The authors represented in the collection range from Jean ADAMS to Alexander ZUYEV and include some 260 first editions covering every aspect of aviation, of which over fifty are signed, inscribed or presentation copies - many inscribed to Joann Osterud. The subjects covered include in particular Women in Aviation, as well as Autobiographies, Biographies, History of Flight, History of Fliers, Aerobatics, Test Pilot's, Stunt Pilot's, Encyclopedias, User Manuals, Wartime Accounts, etc., etc.The extensive collection of Joann Osterud, (1945-2017) female aerobatic and stunt pilot who retired after her "Ring of Fire" stunt ended in an accident at… Read more
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Sir Maximus Mouse

by ALDRIDGE, Alan

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: , 1973. The Cheese Tycoon At Home in the Cheddar BankOriginal Art From "The Butterfly Ball"ALDRIDGE, Alan. Sir Maximus Mouse. Original Art, Plate No. 19 from The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast. N.p., 1973. 25 x 19 1/4 inches (64 x 49 cm) matted and glassed in frame; oval image 18 x 12 1/2 inches (46 x 31.5 cm). An original airbrushed acrylic painting illustrating a character from artist Alan Aldridge's modern children's classic, The Butterfly Ball and The Grasshopper's Feast, with verses by William Plomer and nature notes by Richard Fitter, originally published in London by Jonathan Cape, 1973. It is one of twenty-eight illustrations created for the book.Accompanied by a first edition copy of the book.That huge new block, in EC4,Of the Cheddar Bank they built last JuneHas a secret fat, on the fourteenth floor,For Sir Maximus Mouse, the Cheese Tycoon.There he sits in his cozy roomWith a ticker-tape, in view of St. Paul'sTo watch how the market rises and falls.His whiskers twitch at the… Read more
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Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the English
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by ALEXANDER, William

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London: Printed for John Murray... by W. Bulmer and Co., 1814. With Fifty Hand Colored Aquatint PlatesDepicting a Huge Range of Social TypesALEXANDER, William. Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the English. Illustrated in fifty coloured engravings, with descriptions. London: Printed for John Murray... by W. Bulmer and Co., 1814. Small quarto (8 15/16 x 6 1/8 inches; 227 x 156 mm.). [iv], Fifty hand colored aquatint plates, each with an accompanying leaf of text. Plates watermarked "J. Whatman Turkey Mills ---9" which we would estimate to be 1819.Contemporary full maroon straight-grain morocco, covers elaborately bordered in gilt and blind, spine with four raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt boards edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt. A fine, albeit slightly later copy of this fascinating work. This extraordinary work covers a huge range of social types from 'The Sovereign' to a chimney sweep, a judge to the licensed man that watered and… Read more
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Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Austrians
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Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Austrians

by ALEXANDER, William; MOLEVILLE, Bertrande de

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London: Printed for John Murray... by W. Bulmer, 1814. With Fifty Hand-Colored Engraved PlatesALEXANDER, William. Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Austrians. Illustrated in fifty coloured engravings. With descriptions. London: Printed for John Murray... by W. Bulmer, 1814.Octavo (9 5/16 x 6 1/2 inches; 238 x 165 mm.). [iv], xv, [i, blank], [100] pp. Fifty hand-colored engraved plates, each with a leaf of descriptive letterpress. Plates with imprint: Pub'd June 1, 1813, by J. Murray, Albemarle Street.Contemporary half black straight-grain morocco over marbled boards, smooth spine ruled and lettered in gilt, expertly and almost invisibly rebacked to style. Minimal foxing and very slight offsetting from plates to text only. Early ink signature on front blank. An excellent copy with the plates watermarked J. Whatman 1811.The plates are copies in reduced size of those in Bertrande de Moleville's Costume of the Hereditary States of the House of Austria (1804). Cf. Hiler.William… Read more
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Costume of the Russian Empire, The

Costume of the Russian Empire, The

by ALEXANDER, William

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London: Printed for W. Miller, 1803. Seventy-Three Fine Hand-Colored Stipple Engravings of The Russian EmpireWith Descriptions Derived From Authentic Sources[ALEXANDER, William]. The Costume of the Russian Empire, illustrated by a series of seventy-three engravings. With descriptions in English and French. London: Printed for W. Miller, 1803. First edition, later issue. Folio (13 13/16 x 10 1/8 inches; 350 x 257 mm.). [xviii], 73 leaves of text. Text printed in English and French. Seventy-three hand colored stipple-engravings. Plates watermarked J. Whatman 1817, text watermarked 1811. A few plates with minor marginal discoloration and light offsetting onto facing text leaves.Full contemporary red straight-grain morocco. Covers decoratively tooled in gilt and blind, spine with three wide and shallow raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, decorative gilt board-edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt. With the armorial bookplate of Holcombe Ingleby on front paste-down. Minor… Read more
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Specimens of Riding Near London

by ALKEN, Henry

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London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1823. Alken's Rare Satire Successfully Transplants Horse's Ass to Rider's SeatALKEN, Henry. Specimens of Riding Near London. Drawn from Life. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean,. Repository of Wit and Humour, No. 26, Haymarket, 1823. Second edition. Oblong folio (8 3/4 x 12 3/4 in; 222 x 323 mm). Printed title and eighteen hand-colored engraved plates. Late nineteenth century half red roan over red cloth boards, ruled in gilt. Rectangular red roan gilt lettering label, bordered in gilt on front board. Spine with two raised bands, paneled and lettered in gilt. Clean tear in the inside margin of the seventeenth plate (just touching image) expertly and almost invisibly repaired. A few other small marginal tears neatly repaired. Some very minor marginal spotting or soiling to the margins but still a near fine copy. Plates watermarked 1821 and 1822.A work of great scarcity with only one copy of the first edition (1821) and only three copies of this, the second… Read more
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Illustrations to Popular Songs
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Illustrations to Popular Songs

by ALKEN, Henry

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London: Thomas M'Lean, 1823. True Sportsmen are We for the Game Once in View"ALKEN, Henry. Illustrations to Popular Songs. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1822.First edition, first issue. Oblong folio (9 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches; 235 x 347 mm.). [1] leaf (Address). Forty-two (of forty-three) hand-colored etched plates (including added pictorial title). All plates dated 1822. Each plate contains two to six comical scenes, including several hunting or sporting scenes, illustrating titles of popular songs.Bound without the letterpress-title and the plate "No more I'll court the town bred fair &c"Full contemporary russia, covers decoratively stamped in blind and gilt, front cover letters in gilt, spine with title stamped in blind, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Board edges a little rubbed. A very good copy."First issued in 1822, reissued in 1823, 1825, 1826, 1831" (Tooley)."'Swans sing before they die --- 'twere no bad thing"'Should some folks die before they sing.'"So whispered a friend to Mr. Alken,… Read more
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Moments of Fancy and Whim by Henry Alken
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Moments of Fancy and Whim by Henry Alken

by ALKEN, Henry

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London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1823. There Is A Pleasure in Being Mad Which None But Madmen Know""Some Men To Business Some To Pleasure Take. Some Their Troubles, Some Their Fortunes Make"ALKEN, Henry. Moments of Fancy and Whim... We rather fancy, than Know. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1823. First edition. Oblong folio (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches; 272 x 419 mm.). Part one only (of two) Seven hand colored engraved plates. Late nineteenth century half maroon morocco over maroon cloth boards, lettered in gilt on front cover. Original printed wrappers bound in. With the Armorial book-plate of Sir Savile Brinton Crossley Bart. on front paste-down.An excellent copy of this extremely rare and highly amusing suite of plates.Originally issued in two parts. Size of engraved surface 10 x 13 3/4 inches (253 x 350 mm.).The plates are titled:1. A Phaeton and Four2. Not a bit of Fancy; A bit of Fancy; All Fancy & Whim; A Political Fancy; A Dangerous Fancy3. Real English Fancy; No fancy for the Fare; I… Read more
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