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1629 Bacon Certaine Miscellany Works of the Right Hon Francis Lo Verulam First
1629  Bacon Certaine Miscellany Works of the Right Hon Francis Lo Verulam First

Price: £1,375.00

A collection of writings by Sir Francis Bacon.The first edition of this work.ESTC number S100333. Collated, complete with the blank leaf A1 which is often lacking. Published by William Rawley, a Doctor of Divinity in one of his majesty's...

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1636 Machiavels Discourses Upon the First Decade of T Livius First English Ed
1636 Machiavels Discourses Upon the First Decade of T Livius First English Ed

Price: £3,250.00

 Niccolo Machiavelli's political history work Discourses on Livy.This is the first English translation of this work.Translated by Edward Dacres, a prominent translator of Machiavelli's works.Collated, complete....

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1651 The Felicity of Queen Elizabeth and Her Times Francis Bacon First Edition
1651 The Felicity of Queen Elizabeth and Her Times Francis Bacon First Edition

Price: £4,500.00

A fascinating seventeenth century work mostly by Sir Francis Bacon.The first edition of this scarce work. Very rare, not seen at auction since 1977.Collated, complete. (ESTC R17340) This work begins with the titular work. Here...

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1658 Opuscula Varia Posthuma Philosophica Civilia Francis Bacon Scarce First Ed
1658 Opuscula Varia Posthuma Philosophica Civilia Francis Bacon Scarce First Ed

Price: £2,275.00

An important collection of posthumously published essays by Sir Francis Bacon.The first edition and the first publication of this work.Entirely in the original Latin. This work has been collated using the online copy available from...

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1676 Counsellor Manners His Last Legacy to His Son Enriched Josiah Dare Scarce
1676 Counsellor Manners His Last Legacy to His Son Enriched Josiah Dare Scarce

Price: £450.00

An instructional guide to seventeenth century society.A very scarce work, with no known copies sold in the last ten years.An early edition of this work which was first published three years earlier.Lacking the title page, preface,...

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1679 Baconiana or Certain Genuine Remains of Sr Francis Bacon First Edition
1679  Baconiana or Certain Genuine Remains of Sr Francis Bacon First Edition

Price: £1,150.00

A collection of essays by Sir Francis Bacon.The first edition, posthumously published, as most of Bacon's works were.With a portrait frontispiece of Sir Francis Bacon.With an introduction by the publisher.Sir Francis Bacon was an English...

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1685 A Second Volume of Discourses Hezekiah Burton Illustrated CriticismFirst
1685 A Second Volume of Discourses Hezekiah Burton Illustrated CriticismFirst

Price: £120.00

A selection of religious and critical discourses.The second publication of this type by Hezekiah Burton.With a loosely inserted engraved portrait of Burton.Hezekiah Burton was an English theologian. This second volume of discourses...

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1690-1701 3vol Miscellanea Essays by Sir William Temple First Second Fourth Eds
1690-1701 3vol Miscellanea Essays by Sir William Temple First Second Fourth Eds

Price: £550.00

Three volumes of Sir William Temple's essays on various subjects. Volume I (1693): Containing I. A Survey of the Constitutions and Interests of the Empire Sweden, Denmark, Spain Holland France, and Flanders with their Relation to England...

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1692 Miscellaneous Essays by Monsieur St Euremont Translated Mr Dryden Volume I
1692 Miscellaneous Essays by Monsieur St Euremont Translated  Mr Dryden Volume I

Price: £420.00

A collection of Saint-Evremond's essays, continued by John Dryden.The first edition of this work, and in fact the first English translation of Evremond's works.This is the first volume of this work, a second volume followed in 1694....

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1717 La Science des Personnes de La Cour de l'epe'e et de la Robe Sieur Chevigni
1717 La Science des Personnes de La Cour de l'epe'e et de la Robe Sieur Chevigni

Price: £99.99

A scarce and fascinating work exploring the scientific aspects within various subjects. Written in French. Exploring questions within religion, astronomy, war, fortifications, and fables. Featuring eight beautifully...

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1720 An Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of...Poets Giles Jacob
1720 An Historical Account of the Lives and Writings of...Poets Giles Jacob

Price: £170.00

The first edition of this biographical work.This work discusses several English poets and demonstrates a selection of their work.With a frontispiece and five plates.Lacking the plates of Mr Croxall and Mr John Philips, therefore...

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1723 Prose Di Dante Alighieri e Di Messer Gio Boccacci Italian Illustrated
1723 Prose Di Dante Alighieri e Di Messer Gio Boccacci Italian Illustrated

Price: £124.00

An 18th century work on Dante's prose writings.Comprising of work by Dante Alighieri and of Giovanni Boccaccio.Boccaccio gave a great number of lectures on Dante and wrote several works on his writings.With a vignette title...

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1725 3vols Les Essais de Michel Seigneur de Montaigne Nouvelle Ed Pierre Coste
1725 3vols Les Essais de Michel Seigneur de Montaigne Nouvelle Ed Pierre Coste

Price: £650.00

The complete three volumes of Michel de Montaignes essays.With a portrait frontispiece to volume I and a red and black title page to all volumes. With Memoires Pour Servis Aux Essais de Michel Deigneur de Montagne bound to the rear...

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1730 2vols Thomae Chaii Vindiciae Antiquitatis Academiae Oxoniensis Contra Joann
1730 2vols Thomae Chaii Vindiciae Antiquitatis Academiae Oxoniensis Contra Joann

Price: £800.00

A work by Oxford academic and administrator Thomas Caius.In the original Latin.With final advertisement leaf and divisional title to volume II as called for. The first edition of this work which previously circulated in manuscript...

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1731 Remarks on the Craftsman's Vindication of his two Honarable Patrons
1731 Remarks on the Craftsman's Vindication of his two Honarable Patrons

Price: £150.00

A fascinating pamphlet used as an attack on William Pulteney and Henry St. John, leaders of the opposition to George II's first minister Sir Robert Walpole and co-founders of the weekly craftsman. Seventh edition published the same...

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1731-1732 3vol Miscellanies The First Second and Third Volume Swift Pope Gay
1731-1732 3vol Miscellanies The First Second and Third Volume Swift Pope Gay

Price: £395.00

Three volumes of Miscellanies with contributions from three of the most prominent writers of the day. Complete in three volumes. The text was mainly edited by Pope, though Swift edited much of the first volume. With an engraved...

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1733 3vols Miscellanies Jonathan Swift Essays Illustrated Ex LibChristopher Rowe
1733 3vols Miscellanies Jonathan Swift Essays Illustrated Ex LibChristopher Rowe

Price: £200.00

The first three volumes of Jonathan Swift's Miscellanies. Engraved portrait of Swift laid down on to front endpaper to volume I as frontispiece. The one copy found on ECCO of this volume in this edition does not have a portrait...

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1738 3vol The Works of Francis Rabelais Revised Mr Ozell Vols II III and IV
1738 3vol The Works of Francis Rabelais Revised Mr Ozell Vols II III and IV

Price: £60.00

Three volumes of Francis Rabelais' works.Volumes II, III and IV of this original five volume set, lacking volumes I and V. This edition has many historical, critical and explanatory notes to the bottom of pages from the French of M...

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1740 The World Display'd Or Several Essays John Earle Microscomography Critical
1740 The World Display'd Or Several Essays John Earle Microscomography Critical

Price: £90.00

A scarce collection of essays by John Earle.This 1740 printing is a reprint of signatures B-P of Earle's 1732 work Microcosmography or a Piece of the World Discovered. There are new preliminaries to this work. ESTC number T112962....

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1745 Famiani Stradae Prolusiones Academicae Famiano Strada
1745 Famiani Stradae Prolusiones Academicae Famiano Strada

Price: £99.99

A rare collection of Lectures on rhetorical and poetic styles within literature of the time. Written in Latin. Famiano Strada was a Jesuit historian. He is noted for his suggestion within this work, for an early...

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1757 Dialogues Concerning Education David Fordyce Essays Third Edition Volume I
1757 Dialogues Concerning Education David Fordyce Essays Third Edition Volume I

Price: £125.00

A collection of essays regarding education.Written by Scottish philosopher and major contributor to the Scottish Enlightenment, David Fordyce.This is the first volume of what eventually became a two volume set.This is the third edition...

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1760 Dialogues of the Dead George Lyttelton Elizabeth Montagu Criticism Society
1760 Dialogues of the Dead George Lyttelton Elizabeth Montagu Criticism Society

Price: £210.00

A very early edition of this critical, somewhat satirical work.With no author attribution to the title page, it was later learnt that this work was by George Lyttleton with three sections by Elizabeth Montagu.Lyttelton was...

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1761 2vol Oeuvres de Madame La Marquise De Lambert Nouvelle Edition
1761 2vol Oeuvres de Madame La Marquise De Lambert Nouvelle Edition

Price: £245.00

The works of Madame Le Marquise de Lambert.In the original French.And a very smart original eighteenth century bindingWith vignette title pages to both volumes. A new edition of this work.Anne Therese de Margueunat de Courcelles, or...

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1766 Essays Oliver Goldsmith Second Edition Illustrated Titlepage
1766 Essays Oliver Goldsmith Second Edition Illustrated Titlepage

Price: £170.00

Nineteen essays on varying subjects by Oliver Goldsmith. Second edition, with corrections. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire,...

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1770 2vol in 1 Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr Arbuthnot Scarce Essays Poetry
1770 2vol in 1 Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr Arbuthnot Scarce Essays Poetry

Price: £250.00

A compilation of satirical writings, mathematical essays, politics and poetry by Dr Arbuthnot. Two volumes bound as one.Despite going through several editions this is difficult to find.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly,...

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1773 2vols Letters on The Improvement of The Mind First Edition Conduct Chapone
1773 2vols Letters on The Improvement of The Mind First Edition Conduct Chapone

Price: £225.00

The first edition of this popular conduct book comprising of many letters.Complete in two volumes.There is no author attributed to title page, although it is known that the author was Mrs Hester Chapone.The volumes are a collection...

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1774 4vols Letters Written by the Late Rt Hon Philip Dormer Stanhope to his Son
1774 4vols Letters Written by the Late Rt Hon Philip Dormer Stanhope to his Son

Price: £350.00

The complete four volumes of the Earl of Chesterfield's Letters. With a frontispiece to volume I. Philip Dormer Stanhope was the 4th Earl of Chesterfield. He was a British statesman, man of letters and wit.This work is in the originally...

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1774 Philosophical Analysis and Illustration of some of Shakespeare's Characters
1774 Philosophical Analysis and Illustration of some of Shakespeare's Characters

Price: £300.00

An interesting early work of Shakespearian literary criticism.Could do clearly with a binding repair but would make a nice copy when done, and really rather scarce.With the bookplate of James Balfour to the front pastedown. James Balfour...

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1775-17813vols WARTON History of English POETRY leather
1775-17813vols WARTON History of English POETRY leather

Price: £359.99

Three leatherbound volumes with gilt titles to the spine. The binding is signed by T. Orr. Thomas Warton (January 9, 1728 May 21, 1790) was an English literary historian and critic, as well as a poet. From 1785 through 1790 he...

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1776 2vol The Works of M De La Bruyere In Two Volumes Living Great Men Rowe
1776 2vol The Works of M De La Bruyere In Two Volumes Living Great Men Rowe

Price: £275.00

Two volumes of works by Jean de La Bruyere.With The Characters of Theophrastus and A speech delivered upon his admission into the French Academy.A smart copy in the original 18th century binding in very good

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1776 Johnsoniana Or A Collection of Bon Mots With Choice Sentences Dr S Johnson
1776 Johnsoniana Or A Collection of Bon Mots With Choice Sentences Dr S Johnson

Price: £1,200.00

A collection of  Johnson related literary criticism and musings.Both sought after and scarce and here in a very pleasing original binding. Good clean copy.With a wonderful portrait frontispiece of Dr Samuel Johnson.With some words...

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1778 An Examination of Mr Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman
1778 An Examination of Mr Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman

Price: £445.00

The first edition of this scathing work of criticism.The first edition of this work.Rather scarce.Henry Edward Davis analyses Edward Gibbon's famous Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and launches this somewhat acrimonious piece...

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1784 An Essay on Medals J Pinkerton First Edition Ex Libris Christopher Rowe
1784 An Essay on Medals J Pinkerton First Edition Ex Libris Christopher Rowe

Price: £170.00

The first edition of this work by John Pinkerton. This work came from Pinkerton's interest in numismatics. It was a well respected work on its first publication and was reprinted in 1789 in an enlarged two volume format. He even wrote...

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1784 The Origin And Progress of Writing As Well Hieroglyphic as Elementary Astle
1784 The Origin And Progress of Writing As Well Hieroglyphic as Elementary Astle

Price: £240.00

A fascinating work tracing the origin and progress of writing.The first edition of this work.This work explores the earliest writings including hieroglyphics and provides examples of the writings of early manuscripts.This work...

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1785 Letters Of Literature By Robert Heron John Pinkerton Scarce First Edition
1785 Letters Of Literature By Robert Heron John Pinkerton Scarce First Edition

Price: £250.00

A collection of bold by eccentric essays in for form of letters by John Pinkerton under the pseudonym of 'Robert Heron', depreciating the classical authors of Greece and Rome. First edition. John Pinkerton (17 February 1758...

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1786 Joseph Baretti Tolondron Speeches to John Bowle Don Quixote First Scarce
1786 Joseph Baretti Tolondron Speeches to John Bowle Don Quixote First Scarce

Price: £600.00

A scarce first edition of this work by Joseph Baretti.Joseph Baretti was an Italian literary critic, poet, writer, translator, linguist and author. Baretti's life was peppered with controversies and this work is no exception, and is...

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1789 Oratio Gedeon Loudoni Caes Joannes B A Tsermak Latin Language Work
1789 Oratio Gedeon Loudoni Caes Joannes B A Tsermak Latin Language Work

Price: £270.00

A latin historical work on 'The Supreme Belliduci'.This work is an address to the Ottoman Greeks. In the original Latin.A scarce work, with only one on Copac, held at the British library. The title page loosely translates...

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1791 EPISTLES Elegant Familiar Prose Poetry
1791 EPISTLES Elegant Familiar Prose Poetry

Price: £150.00

An extensive educational selection of eminent literary authors. With an engraved title page. Vicesimus Knox, 1752-1821, was an English headmaster and writer. "Knox's motivation was the education and improvement of a youthful...

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1796 Grose The Olio A Collections Essays Sketches Letters Dialogues Paradies Etc
1796 Grose The Olio A Collections Essays Sketches Letters Dialogues Paradies Etc

Price: £150.00

A relatively scarce posthumously published collection of the writings of Francis Grose, with a portrait of the author to frontispiece. Second edition, corrected and enlarged. Francis Grose (1731 - 1791) was an English antiquary,...

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1796 Letters from A Father to His Son On Various Topics J Aikin Literature
1796 Letters from A Father to His Son On Various Topics J Aikin Literature

Price: £160.00

A series of letters on topics such as poetic criticism, religion, natural history and Classical history written by John Aikin to his son. Third edition. "In these Letters from A Father to His Son, he expounds his ideas on poetry...

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1797 Solitude Considered With Respect to Its Influence Upon The Mind and Heart
1797 Solitude Considered With Respect to Its Influence Upon The Mind and Heart

Price: £120.00

An interesting critical and philosophical work.With an engraved frontispiece.The Seventh edition of this text.Translated from the original German, into French by J B Mercier and then to English for this particular edition.This work...

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1798 2vol Epea Ptorenta of the Divisions of Purley John Horne Tooke Second Ed
1798 2vol Epea Ptorenta of the Divisions of Purley John Horne Tooke Second Ed

Price: £395.00

John Horne Tooke's linguistic treatise on English grammar and language. Second edition of the first volume (1798), and first edition of the second (1805).With an engraved frontispiece to the first volume. On his return from Huntingdonshire...

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1799 Essay on Nature of English Verse Joseph Robertson First Edition
1799 Essay on Nature of English Verse Joseph Robertson First Edition

Price: £110.00

An 18th Century copy of Robertson's essay.First edition.Joseph Robertson (17261802) was an English clergyman and prolific writer, with a reputation as a critic.

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1807 Isaac D'Israeli The Curiosities of Literature 2 Volumes
1807 Isaac D'Israeli The Curiosities of Literature 2 Volumes

Price: £190.00

Two fifth edition volumes of D'Israeli's Curiosities of Literature - his most popular work.Isaac D'Israeli (1766 1848) was a British writer, scholar and man of letters. He is best known for his essays, his associations with...

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1807-1811 4vols Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books by William Beloe First
1807-1811 4vols Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books by William Beloe First

Price: £220.00

Four volumes of Beloe's Anecdotes. First editions. Volumes I, II, III and V of a six volume set. William Beloe (1756April 11, 1817) was an English divine and miscellaneous writer. His Anecdotes of Literature' are an amusing but...

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1807-1812 6volsin3 First Editions Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books
1807-1812 6volsin3 First Editions Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books

Price: £140.00

All six volumes of William Beloe's Anecdotes bound as three.Originally intended to be two volumes but spanned to six.    Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly....

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1809 Essay on Sepulchres a Proposal for Erecting Some Memorial Godwin First Ed
1809 Essay on Sepulchres a Proposal for Erecting Some Memorial Godwin First Ed

Price: £295.00

The first edition of this essay by William Godwin.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.With an illustrated frontispiece, bound without advertisements. Printer's colophon...

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1811 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers By Lord Byron Fourth Edition
1811 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers By Lord Byron Fourth Edition

Price: £190.00

English Bards and Scotch Reviewers the first major satire by Lord Byron was prompted by the savage, anonymous criticism this received (now known to be the work of Henry Peter Brougham) in the Edinburgh Review prompted his first major...

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1812 2 vols in 1 Madame de Stael De La Litterature French Literature
1812 2 vols in 1 Madame de Stael De La Litterature French Literature

Price: £125.00

An early nineteenth-century edition of Madame de Stal's De La Litterature Consideree Dans Ses Rapports Avec Les Institution Sociales.The title translates as 'Of Literature regarded in its relations with social institutions.'Madame...

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1812 3vol LITERARY ANECDOTES of the C18th JOHN NICHOLS
1812 3vol LITERARY ANECDOTES of the C18th JOHN NICHOLS

Price: £239.99

Three bright volumes of the scarce Literary Ancedotes of the Eighteenth Century. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Volumes I, II and VII. Scarce. John Nichols, 1745 1826, was an English printer and author....

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1812 Meditations and Contemplations James Hervey Religious Tombs Flower Garden
1812 Meditations and Contemplations James Hervey Religious Tombs Flower Garden

Price: £65.00

A selection of writings by James Hervey.With an engraved title page. Prefixed to this work is the life of the author.This work includes meditations among the tombs, on a flower garden, and a descant creation. There are contemplations...

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1813 Essays in a Series of Letters John Foster Leather Fifth Edition
1813 Essays in a Series of Letters John Foster Leather Fifth Edition

Price: £35.00

A fifth edition of this collection of essays by John FosterContaining essays on the following subjects:On a man's writing memoirs of himselfOn decision of characterOn the application of the epithet RomanticOn some of the causes by...

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1813 Sources of Pleasures William GREENFIELD LIT CRIT
1813 Sources of Pleasures William GREENFIELD LIT CRIT

Price: £640.00

Scarce early lit crit. The second edition of William Greenfield's scarce essays of his university lectures on emotional responses to literature. In a decorative binding, and direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century...

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1814 3vols Cours de Literature Dramatique A W Schlegal First French Edition
1814 3vols Cours de Literature Dramatique A W Schlegal First French Edition

Price: £695.00

The first edition of the French translation of A W Schlegel's lectures On Dramatic Art and Literature. Collation unavailable though appears complete. Half-title pages to each volume with a leaf listing Errata for all...

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1814 An Introduction to the Study of Bibliography T Hartwell Horne Illustrated
1814 An Introduction to the Study of Bibliography T Hartwell Horne Illustrated

Price: £80.00

The second volume of Thomas Hartwell Horne's book on bibliography.Volume II of II only.Illustrated, with plates numbered IV to XI. Missing volume I would have plates I-IV. Therefore, this particular volume is complete.Thomas Hartwell...

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1815 Vol2 Only Essay on the Character and Practical Writings of St Paul H More
1815 Vol2 Only Essay on the Character and Practical Writings of St Paul H More

Price: £30.00

Volume II only of Hannah More's essay on St Paul's Writings.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was a noted and varied collector....

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1815-1826 16vols The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke New Edition
1815-1826 16vols The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke New Edition

Price: £550.00

The complete works of Edmund Burke.In sixteen volumes.The new edition of this work published by F C and J Rivington.Collated, complete.Edmund Burke was an Irish statesman, author, political theorist and philosopher. He is remembered...

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1816 3 Vols Lives of the Eminent Poets JOHNSON
1816 3 Vols Lives of the Eminent Poets JOHNSON

Price: £49.99

  An uncommon corrected edition of Samuel Johnson's ever impressive Lives of the Poets. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. A New Edition, Corrected. Complete in Three Volumes. Samuel Johnson's "major lives...

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1817 2 Vols ELEMENTS of CRITICISM Henry Home of Kames
1817 2 Vols ELEMENTS of CRITICISM Henry Home of Kames

Price: £145.00

An early nineteenth century edition of Henry Home's comprehensive study of language and criticism. Bound in the original publisher's bindings. Complete in Two Volumes. The Ninth Edition. "In Elements of Criticism (1762) Kames...

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1817 3vol The Curiosities of Literature Isaac Disraeli
1817 3vol The Curiosities of Literature Isaac Disraeli

Price: £120.00

A complete set of this collection of essays on literature by Isaac Disraeli. Sixth edition. Isaac D'Israeli was the father of Victorian Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. In 1791 D'Israeli inherited the whole fortune of his maternal...

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1817 The Curiosities of Literature a New Edition Englarged Isaac Disraeli
1817 The Curiosities of Literature a New Edition Englarged Isaac Disraeli

Price: £90.00

A single-volume edition of Disraeli's essays.A 'New Edition, Enlarged.'A seemingly scarce Irish imprint from Newry.Curiosities of Literature was D'Israeli's most popular collection of essays. The work is a selection of anecdotes about...

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1817 The World to Come or Discourses on the Joys or Sorrows of Departed I Watts
1817 The World to Come or Discourses on the Joys or Sorrows of Departed I Watts

Price: £35.00

A religious lecture by Isaac Watts.At Watts' time of preaching many ministers would deliver moral essays. Watts instead preached 'an experimental and affectionate religion but with a rational framework' (Oxford DNB). This work...

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1818 Historical Illustrations of Fourth Canto of Childe Harold John Hobhouse
1818 Historical Illustrations of Fourth Canto of Childe Harold John Hobhouse

Price: £150.00

The first edition of this critical work on Byron's Childe Harold by John Hobhouse. At Trinity College Hobhouse became friends with Lord Byron, and accompanied him in his journeys in the Peninsula, Greece and Turkey, and acted...

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1819 19vol The Works of Jonathan Swift Thomas Sheridan New Edition Critical Note
1819 19vol The Works of Jonathan Swift Thomas Sheridan New Edition Critical Note

Price: £1,100.00

The complete works of Jonathan Swift.A sought after set, here in the original bindings but needing some care and attention to some volumes.With an engraved frontispiece of Swift to volume I.This is a 'New Edition' of Swift's works,...

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1819 Life High and Low Scarce Tenth Edition Illustrated Author of The Greeks
1819 Life High and Low Scarce Tenth Edition Illustrated Author of The Greeks

Price: £1,100.00

A scarce and interesting publication of humorous notes and anecdotes.Written by an anonymous author. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.Illustrations by Charles Williams....

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1819-20 5vol The Hermit in London or Sketches of English Manners Felix Mcdonough
1819-20 5vol The Hermit in London or Sketches of English Manners Felix Mcdonough

Price: £495.00

A collection of essays based on the author's observations in London.The first edition of this work, published from 1819-1820.This work was published anonymously but was actually written by Captain Felix Bryan Macdonogh.Felix Macdonogh...

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1819-23 2vol Colton Lacon Many Things In A Few Words Remarks Don Juan And A Poem
1819-23 2vol Colton Lacon Many Things In A Few Words Remarks Don Juan And A Poem

Price: £69.99

A scarce collection of several works by Rev. C. C. Colton. Lacon; Or Many Things In Few Words Addressed To Those Who Think (1923, seventeenth edition); Remarks on the Talents of Lord Byron and the Tendencies of Don Juan (1819) and...

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1820 Anecdotes, Observations, and Charaters of Books and Men Joseph Spence 1stEd
1820 Anecdotes, Observations, and Charaters of Books and Men Joseph Spence 1stEd

Price: £29.99

A first edition of Spence's famous Anecdotes. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece of the author. 'Now first published from the original papers, with notes, and a life of the author, by Samuel Weller Singer'. Joseph...

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1820 Letters on the Improvement of the Mind Addressed to a Lady Hester Chapone
1820 Letters on the Improvement of the Mind Addressed to a Lady Hester Chapone

Price: £60.00

A nicely bound copy of this conduct work.This work is a collection of letters addressed to Mrs Hester Chapone's niece, and refer to many subjects such as economy, government, politeness, religion as well as the heart and...

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1821 The Works of William Paley With A Life by A Chalmers New Edition Illustrate
1821 The Works of William Paley With A Life by A Chalmers New Edition Illustrate

Price: £250.00

The complete works of William Paley.In five volumes.This is a 'New Edition' of this work.With a portrait frontispiece of Paley to the start of volume I.William Paley was an English clergyman, Christian apologist and utilitarian. He...

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1822 Letters to Mr T Campbell William Bowles Scarce Letters
1822 Letters to Mr T Campbell William Bowles Scarce Letters

Price: £48.00

A scarce letter from William L. Bowles, critiquing the works of Thomas Campbell. Second edition. Though seemingly very scarce.William Lisle Bowles (24 September 1762 7 April 1850) was an English priest, poet and critic.

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1823 40vols The British Essayists James Ferguson Editor Illustrated Essays World
1823 40vols The British Essayists James Ferguson Editor Illustrated Essays World

Price: £1,600.00

A collection of essays from numerous British periodicals.The second edition of this work.With a frontispiece to volumes I, V, VI, XIII, XXIII, XXVI, XXXII, Comprising of:Volumes I-IV The TattlerVolumes V-VIII The SpectatorVolumes XIII-XV...

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1823 Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres Hugh Blair Theorist Essays
1823 Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres Hugh Blair Theorist Essays

Price: £78.00

A collection of Hugh Blair's lectures.This work comprises of forty-seven lectures by Blair whilst he was the occupant of the Chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres. The work is a prescriptive guide on composition for the aspiring writer....

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1823 LITERARY EXAMINER The Indicator Leigh HUNT First
1823 LITERARY EXAMINER The Indicator Leigh HUNT  First

Price: £203.99

An scarce first edition of The Literary Examiner by Leigh Hunt. Bound in the original publisher's boards. First Edition. Scarce. This is a collection of the 26 issues of The Literary Examiner. It was set up chiefly as a...

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1823 Relics of Literature Stephen Collet Illustrated Facsimile Thomas Byerley
1823 Relics of Literature Stephen Collet Illustrated Facsimile Thomas Byerley

Price: £48.00

The first edition of this collection of miscellanies.With a folding plate facsimile of over 40 signatures by notable authors such as Shakespeare, Congreve, Locke and Dryden.  With a colour illustrated title...

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1824 2vols Tales of a Traveller First Edition Geoffrey Crayon Washington Irving
1824 2vols Tales of a Traveller First Edition Geoffrey Crayon Washington Irving

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A collection of essays and short stories composes in Europe.Title page attributes authorship to Geoffrey Crayon, a pseudonym for American author Washington Irving. The writings were composed whilst Irving was in Germany and Paris....

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1824 Cato to Lord Byron on the Immorality of His Writings Second Edition Scarce
1824 Cato to Lord Byron on the Immorality of His Writings Second Edition Scarce

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The scarce second edition of this imaginary letter from Cato to Byron on the immorality of his works.  George Burges (1786 January 11, 1864) was an English classical scholar born in India.

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1824 John Galt Bachelor's Wife Selection Curious And Interesting Extracts First
1824 John Galt Bachelor's Wife Selection Curious And Interesting Extracts First

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A scarce edition of The Bachelor's Wife; A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts with Cursory Observations a collection of essays and verse by John Galt. First edition. John Galt (1779 - 1839) was a Scottish ...

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1825 11vol The Works of Samuel Johnson Oxford English Classics Lives of Poets
1825 11vol The Works of Samuel Johnson Oxford English Classics Lives of Poets

Price: £750.00

A first edition of this Oxford English Classics set of the Works of Samuel Johnson, complete in eleven volumes. The first nine volumes were issued as a set, followed by volumes X and XI. Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 ...

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1825 2vol The Works of Samuel Johnson Illustrated Essay on Life Arthur Murphy
1825 2vol The Works of Samuel Johnson Illustrated Essay on Life Arthur Murphy

Price: £68.00

Two volumes of works by Samuel Johnson.Containing Rasselas, his poems, The Rambler, The Idler, and his biographies. With an engraved frontispiece and title page to both volumes and an additional four plates to volume I.Samuel Johnson...

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1825 Illustrations of the Author of Waverley by Robert Chambers Second Edition
1825 Illustrations of the Author of Waverley by Robert Chambers Second Edition

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A  literary criticism book on the works of Sir Walter Scott by Robert Chambers.Second Edition.Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet.

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1825 James Jennings Observations of Some Dialects in West England Somersetshire
1825 James Jennings Observations of Some Dialects in West England Somersetshire

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An uncommon first edition of James Jennings' Observations on some of the Dialects in the West of England.Using poems and folk stories as examples, Jennings provides a glossary of particular terms and slang used in the...

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1825 Self-Knowledge A Treatise Showing The Nature and Benefit John Mason Illustr
1825 Self-Knowledge A Treatise Showing The Nature and Benefit John Mason Illustr

Price: £70.00

John Mason's famous and popular work. Treatise on Self-Knowledge was first published in 1745 and went through several editions.This edition is in a pocket-sized format.With an engraved title page.John MAson was a nonconformist...

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1826 English Synonymes with Copious Illustrations and Explanations George Crabb
1826 English Synonymes with Copious Illustrations and Explanations George Crabb

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A copy of English Synonymes, with Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from the Best Writers.By George Crabb, Author of the Universal Technological Dictionary, and the Universal Historical Dictionary.George Crabb (177851)...

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1828 A Comparative View of the Social Life of England France First Edition
1828 A Comparative View of the Social Life of England France First Edition

Price: £170.00

The first edition of this interesting journal.In a lovely calf binding.With the errata slip bound after title page.Title page attributes authorship to 'The Editor of Madame du deffand's letters'. This is known to be Mary...

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1828 Self Knowledge a Treatise Showing the Nature and Benefit of Science J Mason
1828 Self Knowledge a Treatise Showing the Nature and Benefit of Science J Mason

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A pocket sized religious self-help and conduct book. Illustrated, with an engraved title page and an additional three titular plates for each section.With the stamp of Herbert Clews of Hollins, Horton, Staffordshire to front...

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1829 English Master Reasoning Composition William Banks Language Fine Writing
1829 English Master Reasoning Composition William Banks Language Fine Writing

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A scarce second edition of this analytical view of the English language, of the human mind, and of the principles of fine writing. The writer explores the importance of language, interpreting the world through senses, what...

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1830 2vol History Survey Of GERMAN POETRY Taylor
1830 2vol History Survey Of GERMAN POETRY Taylor

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A fascinating work on German literature by a nineteenth-century British expert. Volumes I and II of three volumes. Presentation bookplates to front pastedowns, stating 'This book belonged to the library of the Rev. Thomas...

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1832 The Quarterly Review Vol XLVIII October and December Chalmers Scott Hibbert
1832 The Quarterly Review Vol XLVIII October and December Chalmers Scott Hibbert

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A volume of the Quarterly Review from October and December 1832. The Quarterly Review was a literary and political periodical founded in March 1809 by the well known London publishing house John Murray. It ceased publication in...

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1833 Notices and Anecdotes Incidents Sir Walter Scott Novels and Romances
1833 Notices and Anecdotes Incidents Sir Walter Scott Novels and Romances

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A collection of passages and anecdotes from Sir Walter Scott's novels.With critical remarks on the extracts in addition to contextual information.Published as a part of the 'collection of Ancient and Modern British Novels and Romances'....

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1834 Introductions to the Study of the Greek Classic Poets H N Coleridge Second
1834 Introductions to the Study of the Greek Classic Poets H N Coleridge Second

Price: £225.00

The first, and only, part of Henry Nelson Coleridge's work on the Greek Poets.Originally intended to be a series, which is why the title page states 'part I', this was the only volume published. With a folding map frontispiece.The...

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1835 Curiosities of Literature Isaac D'Israeli Volume II Charles I Early Drama
1835 Curiosities of Literature Isaac D'Israeli Volume II Charles I Early Drama

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A selection of essays by Isaac D'Israeli.Volume II from D'Israeli's famous Curiosities of Literature.Curiosities of Literature was originally in five volumes and contains a collection of anecdotes regarding historical persons and events,...

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1836 4vols The Italian Novelists Thomas Roscoe Literary Criticism Second Edition
1836 4vols The Italian Novelists Thomas Roscoe Literary Criticism Second Edition

Price: £160.00

A work on Italian novelists by Thomas Roscoe.Complete in four volumes.The second edition of this particular work.Bound by Winstanley, Manchester. This work is translated from the original Italian into English by Thomas Roscoe.The novelists...

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1836 Conversations at CAMBRIDGE by R. A. Wilmott
1836 Conversations at CAMBRIDGE by R. A. Wilmott

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A first edition of Wilmott's scarce Conservations at Cambridge. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. First Edition. Rather uncommon. With an armorial nameplate for Thomas Ansell on the...

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1837 4vol Prior Miscellaneous Works Of Oliver Goldsmith Variety Pieces Collected
1837 4vol Prior Miscellaneous Works Of Oliver Goldsmith Variety Pieces Collected

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The Miscellanous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. Including a Variety of Pieces now first collected by James Prior In four volumes complete. With illustrated second titles to all volumes. Containing: To volume one: The Bee;...

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1837 4vols LITERATURE EUROPE Fifteenth Sixteenth Seventeenth HENRY HALLAM
1837 4vols  LITERATURE EUROPE Fifteenth Sixteenth Seventeenth HENRY HALLAM

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A collection of books on the history of Literature in Europe, written by Henry Hallam (July 1777 January 1859), an English historian. Includes information on the general state of literature in the middle ages...

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1839-40 4vols Hallam's Introduction to the Literature of Europe
1839-40 4vols Hallam's Introduction to the Literature of Europe

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A set of Hallam's Introduction to the Literature of Europe, in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries.Complete in four volumes.By Henry Hallam, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences in the...

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1840 2vol The Table Talker Brief Essays on Society and Literature Wm Johnstone
1840 2vol The Table Talker Brief Essays on Society and Literature Wm Johnstone

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William Johnstone's collection of essays on society and literature. Including topics such as Invisible Existences, Female Education, Enlightenment and much more. Bookplates of Sir Henry Doulton and H. Lewis Doulton to front free-endpapers...

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1840-1850 13 Vols Works from The SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY
1840-1850 13 Vols Works from The SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY

Price: £775.00

A remarkable sixteen volume set of literary criticism concerning Renaissance drama printed for the Shakespeare Society. A lovely uniform run, and rather scarce. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Several...

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1841 Companion For Leisure Hours Religious Tract Society Illustrated Essays
1841 Companion For Leisure Hours Religious Tract Society Illustrated Essays

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A charmingly bound copy of this Religious Tract Society publication.Companion for Leisure Hours is a compilation of essays and stories for the reader to indulge during their leisure hours.Illustrated, with sixteen plates. Collated,...

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1841 School of Abuse by GOSSON & Apology by HEYWOOD
1841 School of Abuse by GOSSON & Apology by HEYWOOD

Price: £99.99

Two uncommon works reprinted by the Shakespeare Society from Gosson and Heywood. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Bound by Westley, Son, and Jarvis, with a bookbinder's label on the rear pastedown. This...

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1843 3vols Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the 15 16 17 Centuries
1843 3vols Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the 15 16 17 Centuries

Price: £90.00

The complete three volumes of Henry Hallam's Literature of Europe. Collated, complete.The Second edition of this popular work.Henry Hallam was a barrister before he formed his historical writing career. His first published book...

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1844 2vol Chambers Cyclopaedia English Literature Edited By Chambers Illustrated
1844 2vol Chambers Cyclopaedia English Literature Edited By Chambers Illustrated

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Chamber's Cyclopaedia of English Literature. A History, Critical, and Biographical, of British Authors, from the Earliest to the Present Times. Illustrated throughout and with reference to various authors and genres. In two volumes...

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1844 3vols Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay J Campbell
1844 3vols Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay J Campbell

Price: £75.00

The complete three volumes of Macaulay's essays.With the bookplate of one James Campbell to the front pastedown of all volumes, featuring an illustrated cat.Some of the essays included across these volumes are, 'Milton', 'Machiavelli',...

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1845 Miscellanies BIOGRAPHICAL Literary Criticism FIRST
1845 Miscellanies BIOGRAPHICAL Literary Criticism FIRST

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William H. Prescott's Biographical and Critical Miscellanies. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper, and the armorial...

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1846 A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature by A W Schlegel
1846 A Course of Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature by A W Schlegel

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An interesting collection of lectures translated from the German of Augustus William von Schlegel. With a frontispiece portrait of the author. Publisher's catalogue to rear.

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1846 Biographia Britannica Literaria Anglo-Norman Period by Thomas Wright
1846 Biographia Britannica Literaria Anglo-Norman Period by Thomas Wright

Price: £64.99

A copy of this book on literary characters entitled Biographia Britannica Literaria.By Thomas Wright, Corresponding Member of the Institute of France (Academie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres).For the Anglo-Norman Period....

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1846 The English Matron by the Author of The English Gentlewoman Conduct First
1846 The English Matron by the Author of The English Gentlewoman Conduct First

Price: £185.00

The first edition of this interesting and scarce work.A conduct novel aimed at women, or 'The English Matron'. This Victorian work is aimed on how to approach married life. It discusses the vows, early days of marriage, temper, a husband...

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1847 2 Vol Biographia LITERARIA Samuel Taylor COLERIDGE
1847 2 Vol Biographia LITERARIA Samuel Taylor COLERIDGE

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Two bright, clean, second edition volumes from Coleridge's Biographia Literaria. Bound in the original cloth boards. Second Edition. Includes Volume I, part II and Volume II of II. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772 1834, was an...

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1847 2vols Men Women and Books A Selection of Sketches Essays and Memoirs Hunt
1847 2vols Men Women and Books A Selection of Sketches Essays and Memoirs Hunt

Price: £95.00

An interesting work by prolific author Leigh Hunt.The first edition of this work.Both volumes are lacking half-titles.With a portrait frontispiece of Hunt to volume I. Complete in two volumes.These two volumes are...

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1847 3vols Introduction to the Literature of Europe by Henry Hallam
1847 3vols Introduction to the Literature of Europe by Henry Hallam

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A beautiful set of the Introduction to the Literature of Europe by Henry Hallam. Complete in three volumes. Third edition. Henry Hallam (9 July 1777 21 January 1859) was an English historian. The Introduction to the Literature...

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1847 DEPPING MICHEL SINGER Wayland Smith Pickering first edition
1847 DEPPING MICHEL SINGER Wayland Smith Pickering first edition

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A superb Pickering first, once property of the Marquess of Crewe, rebacked utilising the publisher's cloth wherever possible.Wayland the Smith is a pervasive medieaval character across most of European mythology; indeed, the volume...

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1847 Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey Joseph Cottle
1847 Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey Joseph Cottle

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An essay on the lives and works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey. With frontispiece. Cottle, in his Early Recollections, chiefly relating to Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1837), enumerated his generosities to Coleridge...

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1848 3Vol Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay 5th Edition
1848 3Vol Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay 5th Edition

Price: £195.00

A smart and uniformly bound set of works from British poet, historian and Whig politician,Thomas Babington Macaulay. Fifth edition. Contributed to the Edinburgh Review. Macaulay's political writings are famous for their ringing...

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1849 Characteristics of LITERATURE Henry Tuckerman
1849 Characteristics of LITERATURE Henry Tuckerman

Price: £49.99

A rather detailed collection of critical biographies of literary men, including Swift, Channing, Akenside, Sir Thomas Browne, Macaulay, and Charles Lamb. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Henry Theodore...

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1850 American Notes for General Circulation Charles Dickens First Cheap Edition
1850 American Notes for General Circulation Charles Dickens First Cheap Edition

Price: £140.00

The first cheap edition of Charles Dickens' American Notes. This edition has a newly commissioned frontispiece of a ship as well as a newly written introduction by Dickens specifically for this edition.The text to this volume is...

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1850 Literary Gleanings By Robert Malcolm Scarce First Edition Glasgow Imprint
1850 Literary Gleanings By Robert Malcolm Scarce First Edition Glasgow Imprint

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A very scarce collection of Literary Gleanings: Original & Selected, with Illustrative Notes by the Late Robert Malcolm, Esq. First edition. This compilation was collected by Robert Malcolm during his leisure time and...

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1851 3vol Northern Mythology Benjamin Thorpe Scandanavia North Germany First Ed
1851 3vol Northern Mythology Benjamin Thorpe Scandanavia North Germany First Ed

Price: £190.00

A detailed examination of North European mythology. First edition. Volume I: Northern MythologyVolume II: Scandinavian Popular Traditions and SuperstitionsVolume III: North German and Netherlandish Popular Traditions and SuperstitionsBenjamin...

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1851 3vols in 1 Selected Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay William Pitt Hastings
1851 3vols in 1 Selected Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay William Pitt Hastings

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A collection of three essays by Thomas Babington Macaulay.The essays are biographical and critical of three political figures, Warren Hastings, Lord Clive and William Pitt.Warren Hastings was an English statesman and the...

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1851 Englischen National-Literatur British Classical
1851 Englischen National-Literatur British Classical

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An impressive collection of English literature for a European audience. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. In English, with an additional German title page. Select Specimens of the National Literature...

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1851-2 5vols in1 Essays of Thomas Babington Macaulay Addison Bacon Ranke Walpole
1851-2 5vols in1 Essays of Thomas Babington Macaulay Addison Bacon Ranke Walpole

Price: £60.00

A collection of Thomas Babington Macaulay's essays.Five essays bound in one volume.With his Ranke's History of the Popes, Gladstone on Church and State, The Life and Writings of Addison, Horace Walpole and Lord Bacon. Thomas...

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1852 E H Barker Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences First Scarce
1852 E H Barker Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences First Scarce

Price: £45.00

A first edition of E H Barker's Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences.This copy is missing the spine, but we can't find another copy for sale anywhere.A scholar of the classics, E H Barker's life work focused on lexicography...

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1852 Les Lengues de L'Europe Moderne Par A Schleicher French Translation German
1852 Les Lengues de L'Europe Moderne Par A Schleicher French Translation German

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A French translation of this work by A Schleicher.Translated from the original German into French by Herman Ewerbeck. August Schleicher was a German linguist. He had quite the career as a linguist and published several interesting...

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1853 Contributions to the Edinburgh Review Complete in One Volume F Jeffrey
1853 Contributions to the Edinburgh Review Complete in One Volume F Jeffrey

Price: £60.00

Writer and Judge, Francis Jeffrey's contributions to the Edinburgh Review magazine.With an illustrated frontispiece.Scarce edition as one volume.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly....

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1853 First Edition English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century THACKERAY
1853 First Edition English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century THACKERAY

Price: £129.99

A first edition of this collection of the lectures given in England, Scotland, and the USA by William Makepeace Thackeray on the humourists of the literary humourists of the eighteenth century. Includes lectures on Swift, Congreve,...

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1853 Notes and Emendations to the Text of Shakespeare's Plays J P Collier
1853 Notes and Emendations to the Text of Shakespeare's Plays J P Collier

Price: £39.99

A copy of this controversial and fradulent work on the provenance of the Perkins Folio of Shakespeare. The second edition, revised and enlarged. Collier produced (1852) the famous Perkins Folio, a copy of the Second Folio...

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1853 The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century Thackeray Swift First Ed
1853 The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century Thackeray Swift First Ed

Price: £27.99

A first edition of this critical work on the humourists of the eighteenth century from William Makepeace Thackeray. Bound by Westleys and Co (binder's label to rear pastedown). With a sixteen page publisher's catalogue to the...

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1853 The Text of Shakespeare Vindicated S W Singer First Edition Pickering
1853 The Text of Shakespeare Vindicated  S W Singer First Edition Pickering

Price: £185.00

The scarce first edition of this critical work on Shakespeare by Samuel Weller Singer. John Payne Collier (London, 11 January 1789 17 September 1883), was an English Shakespearian critic and forger. Collier produced in 1852 the...

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1854 3vol Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets Samuel Johnson Cunningham
1854 3vol Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets Samuel Johnson Cunningham

Price: £225.00

A Victorian edition of Samuel Johnson's famous set of literary biographies. Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (177981) was a work by Samuel Johnson, comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of...

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1854 3vols Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay Edinburgh
1854 3vols Critical and Historical Essays Thomas Babington Macaulay Edinburgh

Price: £95.00

A collection of Macaulay's essays written for the Edinburgh Review in three volumes.Collation unavailable, though appear complete. Some of the essays included across these volumes are, 'Milton', 'Machiavelli', 'Horace Walpole', 'Lord...

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1855 4vol Introduction to Literature of Europe History Criticism Henry Hallam
1855 4vol Introduction to Literature of Europe History Criticism Henry Hallam

Price: £115.00

A uniformly bound set of Henry Hallam's survey of European literature. Hallam (9 July 1777 21 January 1859) was an English historian and the father of the prematurely deceased Arthur Henry Hallam, about whom Tennyson's 'In...

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1856 Analysis of Ornament Characteristics of Styles Ralph N Wornum Art Lectures
1856 Analysis of Ornament Characteristics of Styles Ralph N Wornum Art Lectures

Price: £85.00

An historical work on artistic styles.Being an outline of a course of sixteen lectures originally prepared for the government schools of design in the years 1848, 1849 and 1850.This work discusses the styles of ornamental...

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1857-58 2Vol Causeries Du Lundi Par C A Sainte-Beuve
1857-58 2Vol Causeries Du Lundi Par C A Sainte-Beuve

Price: £28.00

This is a two volume set of the works of Saint-Beuve.Volume I and III of original 15 volume set.Charles Augustine Sainte-Beuve was a literary critic of French literature.

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1858 Anecdotes Observations and Characters of Books and Men Joseph Spence Scarce
1858 Anecdotes Observations and Characters of Books and Men Joseph Spence Scarce

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A collection of Spence's literary anecdotes. With engraved frontispiece of the author. Joseph Spence (28 April 1699 20 August 1768) was a historian, literary scholar and anecdotist, most famous for his collection of anecdotes...

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1859 2vol Amenities of Literature Sketches Characters Isaac Disraeli Scarce
1859 2vol Amenities of Literature Sketches Characters Isaac Disraeli Scarce

Price: £60.00

A scarce copy of this work of literary criticism by Isaac Disraeli. A 'New Edition', edited by Benjamin Disraeli. Complete in two volumes.Isaac Disraeli (1766-1848) was a British writer, scholar and man of letters, best known for his...

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1860 3vols Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review By Lord Macaulay
1860 3vols Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review By Lord Macaulay

Price: £245.00

A handsome set with the writings of Macaulay which includes essays on: Milton, Machiavelli, Southey's Edition of the Pilgrim's Progress, and Moore's Life of Lord Byron. In three volumes complete. Thomas Babington Macaulay...

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1860 The American Cotton Spinner and Managers and Carders Guide Robert H Baird
1860 The American Cotton Spinner and Managers and Carders Guide Robert H Baird

Price: £145.00

A useful guide to cotton spinning.Produced from the papers of Robert H Baird, this work was produced posthumously.Providing the dimentions and speed of machinery, draught and twist calculations as well as rules and examples for making...

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1861 Ramblings in the Elucidation of the Autograph of Milton Facsimiles Sotheby
1861 Ramblings in the Elucidation of the Autograph of Milton Facsimiles Sotheby

Price: £195.00

The first edition of this critique on the work of Milton. With two frontispiece-pages, and twenty-five other facsimile plates throughout. In an unusual binding, designed by J. L. Tuppas.Tipped-in engraving of Milton to the front free-endpaper....

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1862-74 16vols The Works of Thomas De Quincey Illustrated Essays Opium Eater
1862-74 16vols The Works of Thomas De Quincey Illustrated Essays Opium Eater

Price: £950.00

The complete works of Thomas De Quincey. Complete in sixteen volumes published by Adam and Charles Black.Comprising of: Volume I: Confessions of An English Opium Eater (1862)Volume II: Recollection of the Lakes and the Lake Poets (1862)Volume...

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1863 Caxtoniana A Series of Essays on Life Edward Bulwer-Lytton First Edition
1863 Caxtoniana A Series of Essays on Life Edward Bulwer-Lytton First Edition

Price: £69.99

A collection of essays on society from Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Including essays on management of money, gifts, style and diction. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC (25 May 1803 18 January 1873), was an...

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1864 15vols of 16 Collected works of Thomas Carlyle Uniformly Bound Set Essays
1864 15vols of 16 Collected works of Thomas Carlyle Uniformly Bound Set Essays

Price: £540.00

A collection of works by celebrated philosopher and essayist Thomas Carlyle.This publication was released in sixteen volumes. Unfortunately this set is incomplete as it is lacking volume IX.Fifteen volumes of this sixteen volume set.Illustrated,...

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1865 I Poeti Italiani Moderni Louisa Merivale Modern Italian Poets Very Scarce
1865 I Poeti Italiani Moderni Louisa Merivale Modern Italian Poets Very Scarce

Price: £34.99

A very scarce copy of this collection of Italian poetry, edited by Louisa Merivale. With poetry presented in the original Italian but accompanied by English footnotes. Featuring work by many poets including Alfieri, Pignotti and...

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1866 2vin1 Critical and Historical Essays Contributed Edinburgh Review Macaulay
1866 2vin1 Critical and Historical Essays Contributed Edinburgh Review Macaulay

Price: £36.00

Two volumes of essays by Lord Macaulay.With the bookplate of one George V Wesselhoeft to the front pastedown with his family crest.Two volumes bound as one, complete.This selection of critical essays were originally published...

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1866-1877 32 Volumes of The Edinburgh Review or Critical Journal No 251 to 298
1866-1877 32 Volumes of The Edinburgh Review or Critical Journal No 251 to 298

Price: £690.00

A well preserved collection of Edinburgh's oldest literary journal, considering their age. The Review was released quarterly, since 1802. This critical journal proved very influential across the Nineteenth Century in literary...

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1867 2vol Calamities and Quarrels of Authors Literary Characters Isaac Disraeli
1867 2vol Calamities and Quarrels of Authors Literary Characters Isaac Disraeli

Price: £79.99

Two volumes of the literary works of Isaac Disraeli. A new edition, edited by his son and former British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. Containing The Literary Character; or the History of Men of Genius, Drawn From Their Own...

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1867 Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review MACAULAY Austin Binding
1867 Critical and Historical Essays Edinburgh Review MACAULAY Austin Binding

Price: £230.00

A collection of essays printed in the Edinburgh Review between 1825 and 1842 by Thomas Babington Macaulay, on a variety of cultural and historical figures and events. In a Stephen Austin binding (binder's ink stamp to verso of front...

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1867 The Essays of Elia and Eliana Charles Lamb New Edition
1867 The Essays of Elia and Eliana Charles Lamb New Edition

Price: £150.00

A handsomely bound collection of Lamb's popular conversational essays. 'A New Edition, Published by Arrangement with the Proprietors, Messrs. Moxon and Co'. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles Lamb.

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1867-1871 Shakespeare Illustrated and Shakespeare's Euphuism Wiliiam Rushton
1867-1871 Shakespeare Illustrated and Shakespeare's Euphuism Wiliiam Rushton

Price: £395.00

A collection of fascinating and detailed pamphlets, exploring Shakespeare's language within many of his works. Five works, bound from the parts, into one volume. Containing Shakespeare Illustrated by Old Authors; First and...

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1868 Bacon's Essays Francis Bacon New Edition Richard Whateley
1868 Bacon's Essays Francis Bacon New Edition Richard Whateley

Price: £22.99

A critical examination of the essays of Francis Bacon. New edition. Bookseller's label of James Maclehose and Sons to the front pastedown.

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1868-1872 5 Vol Cours de Litterature Dramatique Saint-Marc Girardin
1868-1872 5 Vol Cours de Litterature Dramatique Saint-Marc Girardin

Price: £125.00

A uniformly bound collection of literary criticism from French politician and author, Marc Girardin. Tenth edition. Within these works Marc Girardin examines dramatic passions, discussing the mode in which they are treated...

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1869 Critical and Historical Essays Lord Macaulay Edinburgh Review New Edition
1869 Critical and Historical Essays Lord Macaulay Edinburgh Review New Edition

Price: £18.00

A collection of Lord Macaulay's essays.A New Edition of this work.These historical and critical essays were initially published for the Edinburgh Review and were issued in their own volume for the first time in 1843.Thomas Babington...

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1869 James Hain Fiswell Essays English Writers Poets Essayists Drama Literature
1869 James Hain Fiswell Essays English Writers Poets Essayists Drama Literature

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An uncommon edition of On English Writers by James Hain Friswell.A Nineteenth Century essayist and novelist, he also frequently contrubuted articles to The Spectator, The Leader and Chamber's Journal. Here, he focusses on everything...

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1869 Shakspeareana Genealogica George Russell French 2 Parts Shakespeare Family
1869 Shakspeareana Genealogica George Russell French 2 Parts Shakespeare Family

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An investigative work into Shakespeare and his characters.In two parts.Part one discusses the dramatis personae in Shakespeare's historical plays.Part two is a dissertation on the genealogy of the Shakespeare and Arden families.Written...

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1869 Tales And Sketches By Hugh Miller Edited With Preface By Mrs Miller
1869 Tales And Sketches By Hugh Miller Edited With Preface By Mrs Miller

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A collection of sketches by Hugh Miller (1802 - 1856) , who was was a self-taught Scottish geologist  and writer, with an interest in folklore  and an evangelical Christian. Third edition. Including writings on Burns,...

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1870 Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers by Henry Green Illustrated First Edition
1870 Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers by Henry Green Illustrated First Edition

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An attractive first edition of Shakespeare and the Emblem Writers. With numerous illustrative devices from the original authors. Green, Henry (18011873), Unitarian minister and author, was born near Penshurst, Kent, on 23 June...

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1870-4 2vols Macmillan's Magazine Volumes XXI and XXX Articles Essays Criticism
1870-4 2vols Macmillan's Magazine Volumes XXI and XXX Articles Essays Criticism

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Two volumes of Macmillan's Magazine. Volumes XXI of 1870 and XXX of 1874.These anthological works have contributors from numerous people including Robert Louis Stevenson, Lady Amberley, A Schwartz and more.This work is...

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1871 2Vols H A Taine The History Of English Literature Translated by H. Van Laun
1871 2Vols H A Taine The History Of English Literature Translated by H. Van Laun

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 A classic of literary criticism by this influential French proponent of naturalism, who is remembered for his three-pronged approach of considering "race, millieu, and moment."Taine was hugely influential in the direction French...

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1871 Was Shakespeare A Lawyer Author's Presentation Copy Measure For Measure
1871 Was Shakespeare A Lawyer Author's Presentation Copy Measure For Measure

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A study into Shakespeare's possible legal career. An author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to verso of front free endpaper. With a relevant newspaper clipping tipped in to front free endpaper and a previous owner's...

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1872 Three Centuries of English Literature Charles Duke Yonge First Edition
1872 Three Centuries of English Literature Charles Duke Yonge First Edition

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A comprehensive reflection on three centuries of English Literature.The first edition of this work.Written and edited by Charles Duke Yonge.Charles Duke Yonge was an English historian and classicist. He wrote many...

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1873 4vol History of English Literature H A Taine Bound by Bedford
1873 4vol History of English Literature H A Taine Bound by Bedford

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A study of the history of English literature from French author and critic H. A. Taine. Translated from the French by H. van Laun. New edition. Bound by F. Bedford (binder's ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Bookplate...

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1873 An Analysis of The Fifth Book of Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity Kennicott
1873 An Analysis of The Fifth Book of Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity Kennicott

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An extremely scarce first edition of Reverend B Kennicott's analysis of Hooker's polity.With errata page to the rear.The analysis is of Hooker's fifth book of Polity, originally published in 1597. Hooker's Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie...

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1874 Critical and Historical Essays Lord Macaulay Authorised Ed Edinburgh Review
1874 Critical and Historical Essays Lord Macaulay Authorised Ed Edinburgh Review

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A collection of Thomas Babington Macaulay's essays.The subjects of these essays range from politics to literary criticism.The essays were originally published in the Edinburgh review before being collected for this anthology.Essays...

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1874 Essays in Modern Military Biography Col Charles Cornwallis Chesney
1874 Essays in Modern Military Biography Col Charles Cornwallis Chesney

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A collection of essays in military biography.Many of Charles Cornwallis Chesney's biographical writings appeared in the Edinburgh Review.Essays to this work include 'De Fezensac's Recollections of the Grand Army' , 'Henry Von Brandt,...

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1874 Laocoon Translated from the Text of Lessing Sir Robert Phillimore Illust
1874 Laocoon Translated from the Text of Lessing Sir Robert Phillimore Illust

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An English translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Laocoon.With a black and white frontispiece of Lessing and two plates.The first edition of this translation.Edited and with a preface and notes by Sir Robert Phillimore. Phillimore...

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1874 Lord Macaulay Critical And Historical Essays Contributed Edinburgh Review
1874 Lord Macaulay Critical And Historical Essays Contributed Edinburgh Review

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A collection of essays by Macaulay which includes essays which were originally published in the Edinburgh Review. Authorised edition. Essays include those on: Milton, Machiavelli, Southey's Edition of the Pilgrim's Progress,...

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1874 Lord Macaulay Critical And Historical Essays Prize Copy Half Calf Gilt
1874 Lord Macaulay Critical And Historical Essays Prize Copy Half Calf Gilt

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A prize copy of Lord Macaulay's collection of essays covering everything from politics to literary criticism.Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote...

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1874 Macaulay Critical And Historical Essays Prize Copy Half Calf Gilt
1874 Macaulay Critical And Historical Essays Prize Copy Half Calf Gilt

Price: £45.00

A prize copy of Lord Macaulay's collection of essays covering everything from politics to literary criticism.Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote...

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1874 Renart le Nouvel Gielee de Lille Jules Houdoy Roman Satire
1874 Renart le Nouvel Gielee de Lille Jules Houdoy Roman Satire

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Renart le Nouvel is an anaylsis of the 13th century poet, Gielee de Lille's Roman Satire.This new reading is written by Jules Houdoy.

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1876 The Authorship of Shakespeare Nathaniel Holmes Baconian Work
1876 The Authorship of Shakespeare Nathaniel Holmes  Baconian Work

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An excellent edition of this interesting and work on the authorship of the Shakespeare canon.One of the more important Baconian texts.With an engraved frontispiece of Sir Francis Bacon, protected by its original tissueguard.Neat...

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1877 Lord Macaulay Critical Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Literary
1877 Lord Macaulay Critical Historical Essays Edinburgh Review Literary

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A collection of essays and review by Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay.A Victorian Whig politician and historian, Macaulay wrote extensively on British history and as a literary critic. His historical works especially have been hailed...

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1878 Arsene Houssaye Le Roi Voltaire French Fold Out
1878 Arsene Houssaye Le Roi Voltaire French Fold Out

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An illustrated edition of this critical work on Voltaire.One of 500 limited copies featuring four portraits of Voltaire and a fold out frontispiece.

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1880 8vol Selected Works of Thomas Babington Macaulay Speech Critical Historical
1880 8vol Selected Works of Thomas Babington Macaulay Speech Critical Historical

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The collected works of Thomas Babington Macaulay.sixteen volumes in eight books. Frontispiece to volume I of Critical Historical and Miscellaneous Essays and to volume I of The History of England. The works present are as follows:Vol...

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1880-1908 5vols Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne
1880-1908 5vols Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne

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A beautiful set of some of the Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne.In five volumes.The set consists of: A Study of Shakespeare, Miscellanies, Poems and Ballads II, A Study of Ben Jonson and Age of Shakespeare.Algernon Charles Swinburne...

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1881 Henry Morley English Literature In The Reign Of Victoria With Facsimiles
1881 Henry Morley English Literature In The Reign Of Victoria With Facsimiles

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A profile of English literature in the Nineteeth Century.Written by Henry Morley, the work has forty pages of facsimiles signatures of authors featured in this edition, from their correspondence with the publisher Baron...

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1882 4vol Critical and Historical Essays Lord Macaulay Edinburgh Review
1882 4vol Critical and Historical Essays Lord Macaulay Edinburgh Review

Price: £125.00

A set of Thomas Babington Macaulay's essays, covering historical to Some of the topics included are Frederic the Great, Gladstone on Church and State, and Lord Francis Bacon. New edition. Macaulay's political writings are famous...

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1882 Character Samuel Smiles New Edition Harrow School Prize Binding Criticism
1882 Character Samuel Smiles New Edition Harrow School Prize Binding Criticism

Price: £60.00

One of Samuel Smile's popular self-help works.Character is one of Smiles' many self-help titles. It is a supplement to his well known work titled Self-Help. This work explores character and the power and influence it has, as well as...

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1882 The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches Lord Macaulay Essays
1882 The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches Lord Macaulay Essays

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A collection of writings by Lord Macaulay.A new edition.Including his contributions to Knight's Quarterly Magazine, The Edinburgh Review, Encyclopaedia Britannica as well as miscellaneous poems, inscriptions etc.Thomas Babington Macaulay...

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1882-3 2vols Eighteenth Century Essays and English Comic Dramatists Burn Binding
1882-3 2vols Eighteenth Century Essays and English Comic Dramatists Burn Binding

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Two volumes of literary works published by Kegan Paul, Trench & Co.Oswald John Frederick Crawfurd edited the Comic Dramatists volume. He was an English journalist and man of letters. He worked in the Foreign office and...

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1883 A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets by Anna L Ward
1883 A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets by Anna L Ward

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A first edition of this Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets edited by Anna L. Ward. Based upon Bohn's Edition, Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged. Twelve Hundred Quotations Added from American Authors.

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1884 2vol Literary Studies Walter Bagehot Richard Holt Hutton Dickens Gibbon
1884 2vol Literary Studies Walter Bagehot Richard Holt Hutton Dickens Gibbon

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A collection of studies of various authors by Walter Bagehot, which has been edited by Richard Holt Hutton. With a frontispiece to volume I. Third edition. Including chapters on Dickens, Gibbons, Cowper, and many more. Complete...

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1884 3vol Critical And Historical Essays To Edinburgh Review By Lord Macaulay
1884 3vol Critical And Historical Essays To Edinburgh Review By Lord Macaulay

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A handsome set with the Critical and Historical Essays, Contributed to the Edinburgh Review by Lord Macaulay which includes essays on: Milton, Machiavelli, Southey's Edition of the Pilgrim's Progress, and Moore's Life of Lord...

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1884 Essays and Leaves From a Note-Book by George Eliot Westminster Review
1884 Essays and Leaves From a Note-Book by George Eliot Westminster Review

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A collection of essays by Mary Anne Evans under the pseudonym George Eliot. Second edition.

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1884 Johnsoniana Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson Robina Napier Limited
1884 Johnsoniana Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson Robina Napier Limited

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A limited collection of anecdotes on the life of Dr Samuel Johnson. Robina Napier was a British translator and antiquarian. With engraved frontispiece and half-title. Bookplate of Sir Chas. E. H. Chadwyck Healey to front pastedown. Number...

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1884 Storm Cloud of The Nineteenth Century Two Lectures John Ruskin
1884 Storm Cloud of The Nineteenth Century Two Lectures John Ruskin

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Two lectures by leading Victorian critic John Ruskin.First thus, first edition in book form. Prior to this edition, in the same year, there was a version released with the two lectures bound separately.With the bookplate of one J Arthur...

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1884 Storm Cloud of The Nineteenth Century Two Lectures Meteorology John Ruskin
1884 Storm Cloud of The Nineteenth Century Two Lectures Meteorology John Ruskin

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Two lectures by leading Victorian critic John Ruskin.First thus, first edition in book form. Prior to this edition, in the same year, there was a version released with the two lectures bound separately.These works are Ruskin's meteorological...

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1884 The Shakespeare Birthday Book edited by Mary F. P. Dunbar 100th Thousand
1884 The Shakespeare Birthday Book edited by Mary F. P. Dunbar 100th Thousand

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A copy of The Shakespeare Birthday Book edited by Mary F. P. Dunbar.The book contatins three days with quotations on left hand pages, with spaces on the right hand side page for personal birthdays and anniversaries.100th Thousand....

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1885 2 Vols Eugene Gerurez Histoire De La Litterature Francaise
1885 2 Vols Eugene Gerurez Histoire De La Litterature Francaise

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An eighteenth edition two volume set of French critic Eugene Geruzez's 'History of French Literature from its Origins until the Revolution'. Nicolas Eugne Gruzez (1799 - 1865), was a French critic. He was born at Reims. He was...

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1885 Familiar Quotations Passages and Phrases in Common Use John Bartlett Eighth
1885 Familiar Quotations Passages and Phrases in Common Use John Bartlett Eighth

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A collection of quotations and proverbs from a wide range of literature.The eighth edition of this text.With a prior owner's inscription to title page, Horace Bagley Sherman, 1886.Familiar Quotations is the longest-living and most...

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1885 La Charite Privee a Paris Maxime du Camp Librarie Hachette Charity
1885 La Charite Privee a Paris Maxime du Camp Librarie Hachette Charity

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A work of literary criticism by Maxime du Camp.In the original French.This work is one of Du Camp's many works on social questions and organisations.In particular, this work focuses on the public and private charities of...

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1885 SOPHOCLES Studies of Greek Tragedies by PATIN
1885 SOPHOCLES Studies of Greek Tragedies by PATIN

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A late nineteenth century edition of Patin's study of Sophocles' tragedies. Bound in half-paper and marbled paper-covered boards, with a spine label and gilt lettering. Henri Joseph Guillaume Patin (1793-1876) was a...

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1885-9 18vin15 Selected Works of Thomas Carlyle Mixed Set Uniform Binding Essays
1885-9 18vin15 Selected Works of Thomas Carlyle Mixed Set Uniform Binding Essays

Price: £850.00

This is a mixed set of Thomas Carlyle's Works.Eighteen volumes in fifteen books. Uniformly bound in a full calf binding by Dray of Cambridge. Comprising of all seventeen volumes of the 'Ashburton Edition' of Carlyle's works by...

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1886 An Essay In Bibliography The Shelley Library H Buxton Forman Fourth Series
1886 An Essay In Bibliography The Shelley Library H Buxton Forman Fourth Series

Price: £70.00

An interesting and complete study of the Shelley Library. The first edition of this title published by the Shelley Society, as a part of their fourth series, number 1.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne...

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1886 An Introduction to the Study of Browning Arthur Symons First Edition
1886 An Introduction to the Study of Browning Arthur Symons First Edition

Price: £130.00

A copy of Arthur Symons' first work. First edition with the publisher's advertisements dated 9/86. In original cloth binding and direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.This...

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1886 Prose Masterpieces From Modern Essayists Twelve Portraits Photography First
1886 Prose Masterpieces From Modern Essayists Twelve Portraits Photography First

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Prose Masterpieces From Modern Essayists by Irving, Lamb, De Quincy, Emerson, Arnold, Morley, Lowell, Carlyle, Macauley, Froude, Freeman & Gladstone. With twelve portraits in permanent photography tipped-in, many of which...

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1886 The Shelley Library An Essay in Bibliography Buxton Forman Shelley Society
1886 The Shelley Library An Essay in Bibliography Buxton Forman Shelley Society

Price: £65.00

A comprehensive bibliography of Shelley's library.Written by Shelley scholar and frequent editor of works for the Shelley Society, Harry Buxton Forman.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted...

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1886 The Shelley Library An Essay In Bibliography Harry Buxton Forman
1886 The Shelley Library An Essay In Bibliography Harry Buxton Forman

Price: £95.00

A comprehensive bibliography of Percy Bysshe Shelley.Written by Shelley scholar and frequent editor of works for the Shelley Society, Harry Buxton Forman.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973)...

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1887 A Shelley Primer H S Salt The Shelley Society Publications Fourth Series
1887 A Shelley Primer H S Salt The Shelley Society Publications Fourth Series

Price: £29.00

A fascinating work about Shelley as an author. Published by the Shelley Society as a part of their fourth series, number 4.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.With...

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1887 PAUL DE SAINT-VICTOR Hommes et Dieux
1887 PAUL DE SAINT-VICTOR Hommes et Dieux

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Nice copy, bound in quarter leather with marble paper-covered boards. Paul Bins, comte de Saint-Victor (1827-1881), was a French author, was born in Paris. He becamse known as PaulSaint-Victor, and ceased to use the title of...

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1887 Review of Hogg's Memoirs of Prince Alexy Haimatoff Percy Bysshe Shelley
1887 Review of Hogg's Memoirs of Prince Alexy Haimatoff Percy Bysshe Shelley

Price: £65.00

The third edition of Shelley's review of Hogg's memoirs of Prince Alexy Haimatoff.From a limited print-run of two hundred and fifty copies as stated on recto of leaf following half-title page.With an extract from Some Early...

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1887 Studies in Italian Literature Classical Modern Catherine Mary Phillimore
1887 Studies in Italian Literature Classical Modern Catherine Mary Phillimore

Price: £28.99

A critical examination of Italian literature from Catherine Mary Phillimore. Also containing, 'The Legend of El Cenacolo'.

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