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London: Edward Orme, 1819. First Edition, Earliest Issue "A Handsome Volume" (Prideaux) ORME, Edward. Historic, Military, and Naval Anecdotes, Of Personal Valour, Bravery, and particular Incidents which occurred to the Armies of Great Britian and her Allies, in the last long-contested War, terminating with the Battle of Waterloo. Under the Patronage of, and Dedicated with Permission to His Royal Highness the Commander in Chief. London: Edited and Published by, and engraved under the direction of Edward Orme, 1819. First Edition, earliest issue and complete, with the plates watermarked "Whatman 1812" and "Whatman 1816," and the text watermarked "Whatman 1812. A scarce tall copy of the first issue, lacking rules to title-page and with "1819" at title-page foot. Folio (13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches; 343 x 267 mm.). [4], 94, [4] pp. Forty hand-colored aquatint plates, chiefly by Dubourg after Atkinson, Manskirsch, J.H. Clark, W. Heath, G. Scharf, Dubourg and Rigaud. ... Read more

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London: Edward Orme, 1819. "A Handsome Volume" In Scarce Earliest Issue, A Scarce Tall Copy ORME, Edward. Historic, Military, and Naval Anecdotes, Of Personal Valour, Bravery, and particular Incidents which occurred to the Armies of Great Britian and her Allies, in the last long-contested War, terminating with the Battle of Waterloo. Under the Patronage of, and Dedicated with Permission to His Royal Highness the Commander in Chief. London: Edited and Published by, and engraved under the direction of Edward Orme, 1819. First Edition, earliest issue and complete, with plates watermarked "Whatman 1812" and "Whatman 1816," a scarce tall copy, lacking rules to title-page and with "1819" at title-page foot. Folio (13 3/16 x 10 3/8 in' 335 x 264 mm). [4], 94, [4] pp. Forty hand-colored aquatint plates, chiefly by Dubourg after Atkinson, Manskirsch, Clark, W. Heath, etc. Contemporary full straight-grained dark green morocco with gilt decorated border and inner blind ... Read more

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Works, The

OTWAY, Thomas

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London: Printed for T. Turner, 1813. The Works of Thomas Otway In a Fine and Handsome Contemporary Binding OTWAY, Thomas. The Works. In three volumes. With notes, critical and explanatory, and a life of the author, by Thomas Thornton, Esq. London: Printed for T. Turner, 1813. Three octavo volumes (7 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches; 190 x 124 mm.). [iv], lx, 247, [1, blank]; [iv], 396; [iv], 340, [3, advertisements], [1, blank] pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece by Rivers in volume one. Contemporary full plum calf, covers elaborately stamped in gilt and blind, spines with three raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, elaborate gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. A fine set. Thomas Otway (1652-1685) was an English dramatist of the Restoration period, best known for Venice Preserv'd; or, A Plot Discover'd. A tragedy (1682).

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Ovid's Metamorphoses

OVID; [GARTH, Sir Samuel, Translator]; [ERNI, Hans, Engraver]; [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]

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Verona: The Limited Editions Club, 1958. With Fifteen Fine Full-Page Etched Plates by Hans Erni OVID. [GARTH, Sir Samuel, Translator]. [ERNI, Hans, Etcher]. Ovid's Metamorphoses. In Fifteen Books. Translated into English verse under the direction of Sir Samuel Garth by John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Joseph Addison, William Congreve and other eminent hands. Verona: The Limited Editions Club, 1958. One of fifteen hundred copies signed by the engraver and the printer, of which this is number 1483 Designed by Dr. Giovanni Mardersteig; set in monotype Centaur. Octavo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches; 241 x 158 mm.). lvi, 520, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, limitation], [1, blank] pp. Fifteen fine full-page etched plates by Hans Erni. Quarter cream buckram over decorative green printed paper boards. Title label on spine lettered and tooled in gilt. A fine copy in the original dust jacket (small tear at top of spine) and brown board slipcase. The Metamorphoses ("Books of Transformations") is a Latin narrativ ... Read more

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