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1632 Sr DU BARTAS Ouevres Poetiques Poetical Works French Protestant vellum
1632 Sr DU BARTAS Ouevres Poetiques Poetical Works French Protestant vellum

Price: £325.00

A very scarce and eminently readable early binding of the works of the Protestant 'Poet Prince' of France.Guillame de Saluste du Bartas (1544-1590) was a Huguenot poet, who once served under Henry IV of Navarre.   His...

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1637 Foure Bookes of DU BARTAS scarce FIRST EDITION
1637 Foure Bookes of DU BARTAS scarce FIRST EDITION

Price: £500.00

A scarce first edition of L'Isle's translation of the works of Du Bartas Scarce First Edition Rebacked with a new spine label and gilt lettering. With a large commentary by Simon Goulart de Senlis. Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas...

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1678 The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Made English St James Sixth Ed
1678 The Visions of Dom Francisco de Quevedo Made English St James Sixth Ed

Price: £440.00

An English translation of Dom Francisco de Quevedo's Satire.This work has seven visions from The Catchpole Possest to Hell Reform'd.The sixth edition of this work.These satiric visions attack man and his imperfections.Francisco de...

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1680 Scaliger Catullus Tibullus et Propertius Latin Poetry Calf Binding
1680 Scaliger Catullus Tibullus et Propertius Latin Poetry Calf Binding

Price: £500.00

A handsome copy of Johann Georg Graevius' edition of the verse of the Roman poets Catallus, Tibullus and Propertius with commentary by several noted classical scholars, as follows:"Cum notis integris Jos. Scaligeri, M. Ant....

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1683 Anacreon Done Into English Out of The Original Greek Cowley Et Al. Lyric
1683 Anacreon Done Into English Out of The Original Greek Cowley Et Al. Lyric

Price: £500.00

The poems of Anacreon translated into English.Pagination jumpst from 72-79 as called for, all catchwords are accurate.This is the first edition of this particular translation of Anacron's works. Prevously there had been one other...

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1683 Cicero's Three Books Touching Nature of the Gods Done Into English Poetry
1683 Cicero's Three Books Touching Nature of the Gods Done Into English Poetry

Price: £1,250.00

An English translation of Cicero's three books.With an extensive preface and notes to the margin throughout to assist the reader in understanding this work.Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman politician and lawyer. This philosophical...

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1684 The Idylliums of Theocritus With Rapin's Discourse of Pastorals T Creech
1684 The Idylliums of Theocritus With Rapin's Discourse of Pastorals T Creech

Price: £115.00

A collection of Theocritus' Idylls. With Rapin's critical Discourse of Pastorals to the start.This work has been translated into English by Thomas Creech. Prior owner has tipped in a later publication of the original Greek Idylls to...

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1685 Threnodia Augustalis Funeral-Pindarique Poem Charles II John Dryden Scarce
1685 Threnodia Augustalis Funeral-Pindarique Poem Charles II John Dryden Scarce

Price: £60.00

A scarce copy of this poem by John Dryden. John Dryden (1631-1700) was an English poet, literary critic and playwright who was made poet laureate in 1668. He dominated the literary life of Restoration England to such an extent that...

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1691 10vol Les Oeuvres d'Horace Traduites En Francois Avec Des Notes Dacier
1691 10vol Les Oeuvres d'Horace Traduites En Francois Avec Des Notes Dacier

Price: £840.00

A late 17th century translated collection of works from leading Roman lyric poet, Horace. In both French, with the original Latin to face. "Last Edition, with original Latin reveni, corrected, and enriched by figures." During...

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1696 The Works of the Famous and Worthy Knight Sir David Lindesay Lindsay Poem
1696 The Works of the Famous and Worthy Knight Sir David Lindesay Lindsay Poem

Price: £2,250.00

The poetical works of Sir David Lindesay (c 1490- c1555). A scarce edition of this work in a pocket sized format. The entire text of this work is in blackletter. ESTC states that there are two contents leaves to the rear, this copy...

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1701 M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammatum Libri XIV Serenissimi Delphini Valerius
1701 M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammatum Libri XIV Serenissimi Delphini Valerius

Price: £120.00

An uncommon collection of Marcus Valerius Martialis' short, witty poems, where he cheerfully satirises city life and the scandalous activities of his acquaintances. Adorned with a beautifully engraved frontispiece. Marcus...

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1709 3v The Works of Virgil containing his Pastorals Georgics and Aeneis Dryden
1709 3v The Works of Virgil containing his Pastorals Georgics and Aeneis Dryden

Price: £650.00

John Dryden's translation of Virgil's poetical works.The third edition of this popular translation.From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich and then in Bristol. Throughout his...

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1709 BLACMORE Instructions to VANDER BANK Marlborough
1709 BLACMORE Instructions to VANDER BANK Marlborough

Price: £79.99

Disbound volume. Sir Richard Blackmore, (22 January 1654 9 October 1729), English poet and physician, is remembered primarily as the object of satire and as an example of a dull poet. He was, however, a respected physician and...

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1709 Poems on Several Occasions Matthew Prior First Authorized Edition Illustrat
1709 Poems on Several Occasions Matthew Prior First Authorized Edition Illustrat

Price: £325.00

The first authorized edition of Matthew Prior's Poems on Several Occasions.With a beautiful engraved frontispiece.With a long dedication to Prior's patron, the Right Honourable Lionel, Earl of Dorset and Middlesex. This is the...

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1709 Synopsis Communium Locorum Praecipue ad Mores Spectantium Latin Poets
1709 Synopsis Communium Locorum Praecipue ad Mores Spectantium Latin Poets

Price: £220.00

This is a first London edition of this collection of Latin works.Intended for the tuition of children in Latin. Scarce.Printed in Latin.

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1710 Hudibras in Three Parts Illustrated Samuel Butler Pocket Sized
1710 Hudibras in Three Parts Illustrated Samuel Butler Pocket Sized

Price: £295.00

All three parts of Butler's mock heroic narrative poem in one volume.Complete, with 18 full page plates and a portrait frontispiece.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth...

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1710-11 3vols The Works of Abraham Cowley English Poetry Illustrated
1710-11 3vols The Works of Abraham Cowley English Poetry Illustrated

Price: £300.00

Three volumes of Abraham Cowley's works.With separate title pages for 'The Mistress', 'Pindarique Odes', 'Davideis' (1707) and 'Cutter of Coleman-Street' but with continuous pagination, as called for. From the antiquarian library...

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1711 Poems Written upon Several Occasions and To Several Persons Edmund Waller
1711 Poems Written upon Several Occasions and To Several Persons Edmund Waller

Price: £90.00

A compilation of politician Edmund Waller's poetry.With an illustrated frontispiece.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire,...

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1713 Mr Dryden's Fables Ancient and Modern Translated into Verse Homer Ovid etc
1713 Mr Dryden's Fables Ancient and Modern Translated into Verse Homer Ovid etc

Price: £90.00

A collection some of Dryden's greatest translations.With several original poems by Dryden in addition to the translations.Works to this volume include sections of Ovid's Metamorphoses, Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, three stories...

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1714-16 John Gay The Shepherd's Week Second Ed and Trivia First Edition Scarce
1714-16 John Gay The Shepherd's Week Second Ed and Trivia First Edition Scarce

Price: £1,500.00

Two poetical works by John Gay bound as one.The first volume, The Shepherd's Week In Six Pastorals is the second edition of this work. It was printed the same year as the first edition using the same sheets as the first edition, with...

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1715 Michael Maittaire Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Horace Works Latin Language
1715 Michael Maittaire Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Horace Works Latin Language

Price: £150.00

A very scarce edition of this collection of Latin language poetry by Horace.An Ancient Roman lyric poet, Horace's work has been influential for centuries, being cited by poets such as Byron, Keats and Kipling, although his work...

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1715 ROMANO SENATORE La Bella Mano di Giusto de Conti
1715 ROMANO SENATORE La Bella Mano di Giusto de Conti

Price: £199.99

Bound in quarter leather, a scarce and interesting miscellany. This volume is an unusual anthology of ancient poems and rhymes. The text is in Italian. Florentine imprint. This volume was previously owned by William Murray...

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1715 The Odes Satires and Epistles of Horace Done Into English by Mr Creech 4th
1715 The Odes Satires and Epistles of Horace Done Into English by Mr Creech 4th

Price: £235.00

An English translation of Horace's Odes, Satires and Epistles.Translated into English by Thomas Creech.The fourth edition of this work.Thomas Creech was an English translator of classical works as well as the headmaster of Sherborne...

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1716 6vols Miscellany Poems Fourth Edition Tonson John Dryden Poetry Collections
1716 6vols Miscellany Poems Fourth Edition Tonson John Dryden Poetry Collections

Price: £1,750.00

The Complete Six volumes of Dryden's Miscellany. The fourth edition of this work.With an engraved frontispiece to every volume.Collated, complete.From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster...

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1716 A Collection of Poems Viz The Temple of Death Third Ed Dryden Granville
1716 A Collection of Poems Viz The Temple of Death Third Ed Dryden Granville

Price: £370.00

An eighteenth century anthology of poetry from popular poets.The third edition of  this work, with the prior two editions being published in 1701 and 1702. With an engraved frontispiece. Collated, complete. Containing poems...

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1716 Decii Junii Juvenalis Et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae Juvenal Latin Satires
1716 Decii Junii Juvenalis Et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae Juvenal Latin Satires

Price: £99.99

A scarce early eighteenth-century copy of Juvenal's Satires. Featuring an engraved frontispiece. In Latin. With an armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. The Satires are a collection of satirical poems by the Latin author...

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1716 Epicteti Enchiridion The Morals of Epictetus Walker Illustrated E Walker
1716 Epicteti Enchiridion The Morals of Epictetus Walker Illustrated E Walker

Price: £750.00

An English translation of the teachings of Epictetus.Epictetus was a Greek-speaking Stoic philosopher. He believed that all external events are beyond our control and should accept calmly and dispassionately what happens in life. The...

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1716 Hudibras In Three Parts Written in the Time of the Late Wars Samuel Butler
1716 Hudibras In Three Parts Written in the Time of the Late Wars Samuel Butler

Price: £125.00

An early eighteenth century copy of Samuel Butler's satirical work.Complete with all three parts published as one volume.Illustrated, with sixteen plates.The majority of the plates are misbound and are not where the caption at...

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1716 POETRY Epigrams of MARTIAL Ed. M. Maittaire FIRST
1716 POETRY Epigrams of MARTIAL Ed. M. Maittaire FIRST

Price: £170.00

A decorative First Edition of Martial's poetical Epigrams. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Includes a frontis, and decorative initial letters and head- and tailpieces. With notes in ink on the second blank. In...

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1717 Poems on Several Occasions Elijah Fenton First Edition
1717 Poems on Several Occasions Elijah Fenton First Edition

Price: £395.00

A highly sought after first edition of Elijah Fenton's Poems on Several Occasions. Being an extremely important text in the history of literature. Alexander Pope was so encouraged by this work that it lead him to ask Fenton if he...

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1719 The Works Of Sir John Suckling Poems Letters Plays Illustrated Fiction
1719 The Works Of Sir John Suckling Poems Letters Plays Illustrated Fiction

Price: £170.00

A collection of works by John Suckling.With a fascinating bookplate to the front pastedown. Comprising of a crown of a Marquess of a European country, possibly Italy or Spain. On top of the crown there is a Phoenix rising. In a floral...

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1721 Tamworth Reresby A Miscellany Of Ingenious Thoughts And Reflections
1721 Tamworth Reresby A Miscellany Of Ingenious Thoughts And Reflections

Price: £110.00

A collection of writings by Tamworth Reresby.Including both fictional and non-fictional work, the volume includes many observations, essays and poems, to which are added numerous characters and narratives.

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1722 Poems Written Upon Several Occasions and to Several Persons Edmond Waller
1722 Poems Written Upon Several Occasions and to Several Persons Edmond Waller

Price: £44.00

A collection of Edmund Waller's poetry.With an engraved frontispiece. The Tenth edition, with additions and a section on the author's life.Edmund Waller was an English poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons.

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1726 Hudibras in Three Parts Corrected and Amended with Additions Illustrated
1726 Hudibras in Three Parts Corrected and Amended with Additions Illustrated

Price: £320.00

An early edition of Samuel Butller's mock heroic poem.Incomplete, with 9 of 16 engraved plates, some folding.The first edition with engravings by Mr Hogarth, pioneer of western sequential art.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth...

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1731 Basia Joannis Secundi Nicolai Hagensis or the Kisses of Joannes Secundus
1731 Basia Joannis Secundi Nicolai Hagensis or the Kisses of Joannes Secundus

Price: £850.00

An early edition of this volume of poetry by popular New Latin Poet.Johannes Secundus was a New Latin poet of Dutch nationality. He was active during the sixteenth century and was a prolific writer. He produced several books of...

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1733 2 Vols POEMS on Several Occasions By Matthew PRIOR
1733 2 Vols POEMS on Several Occasions By Matthew PRIOR

Price: £95.00

The uncommon fifth edition of Poems on Several Occasions by famous diplomat and poet, Matthew Prior. With an armorial nameplate for Samuel Edward Cook on the front pastedown of each volume. Complete in Two Volumes. "Prior,...

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1733 Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Phaedri Fabulae Publii Syri Sententiae In Latin
1733 Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Phaedri Fabulae Publii Syri Sententiae In Latin

Price: £395.00

Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera (1733) by Horace with Phaedri Fabulae et Publii Syri Sententiae (1729) bound to rear. Both volumes half an engraving to frontispiece. Horace containing Carminum, Epodon, Satyrarum, Epistolarum and De...

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1733 Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Poetry Of Horace In Latin
1733 Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Poetry Of Horace In Latin

Price: £375.00

A single volume collection of the poetry of Horace. Containing Carminum, Epodon, Satyrarum, Epistolarum and De Arte Poetica. In Latin. Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BC - 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace,...

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1734 Versuch Schweizerischen Gedichten ALBRECHT HALLER
1734 Versuch Schweizerischen Gedichten ALBRECHT HALLER

Price: £715.00

The scarce second edition of poetry from Albrecht Haller, more famously known as an anatomist and naturalist.  In German. The frontispiece is missing. Albrecht von Haller, 1708 1777, was a Swiss anatomist, physiologist,...

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1735 The Works of Anacreon Translated into English Verse Mr Addison First Thus
1735 The Works of Anacreon Translated into English Verse Mr Addison First Thus

Price: £230.00

An English translation of Anacreon's poetry.First thus, this is the first edition of Joseph Addison's translation.With the works in the original Greek to one side and the English translation to the facing page.With a portrait frontispiece...

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1736-1742 9Vol The Works of Alexander Pope Poetry
1736-1742 9Vol The Works of Alexander Pope Poetry

Price: £1,125.00

A nine volume set of the works of Alexander Pope.A contemporary set made up of early issues of the individual volumes of the complete works.With the armorial bookplate, wax seal and signature of Charles Craigie dated 1740. Alexander...

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1738 Latin And English POEMS Benjamin Loveling Scarce London First
1738 Latin And English POEMS Benjamin Loveling Scarce London First

Price: £210.00

A scarce first edition of Loveling's poems about his experiences of the brothels and public houses of London. First Edition. With the pictorial bookplate of Henry Jackson, 'lineal descendent of John de Norfolk', to the front...

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1739 The Satires of Juvenal Translated With Explanatory And Classical Notes
1739 The Satires of Juvenal Translated With Explanatory And Classical Notes

Price: £90.00

A collection of Juvenal's Satires. With a red and black title page.This edition has the original Latin to the left side and an English translation to the right facing page. Juvenal was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early...

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1740 The Ruins of Rome A Poem John Dyer Decorative Very Scarce First Edition
1740 The Ruins of Rome A Poem John Dyer Decorative Very Scarce First Edition

Price: £550.00

A very scarce copy of this poem by John Dyer. Dyer (1699 - 1757) was a painter and Welsh poet turned clergyman who maintained an interest in his Welsh ancestry. He was most recognised for Wordsworths sonnet, To The Poet, John...

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1742-4 The COMPLAINT or Night thoughts by EDWARD YOUNG
1742-4 The COMPLAINT or Night thoughts by EDWARD YOUNG

Price: £240.00

Edward Young's Night Thoughts. Disbound. Second edition. Nights the first, second, third, fifth, sixth and seventh only.   With frontis to night the fifth.   Main title page in red with engraved vignette.   With...

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1743 THE CHACE Somervile Early HUNTING poem LEATHER
1743 THE CHACE Somervile Early HUNTING poem LEATHER

Price: £83.99

Leather bound copy of this Somervile's poem which has always been held in high esteem by sportsmen and many editions have been published. William Somervile or Somerville (September 2, 1675 - July 19, 1742) was an English poet. Somervile...

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1743-4 The COMPLAINT or Night thoughts by EDWARD YOUNG
1743-4 The COMPLAINT or Night thoughts by EDWARD YOUNG

Price: £39.99

Edward Young's Night Thoughts. Disbound. Second edition. Nights fifth, sixth and seventh only.   The fifth night is from page nine only.   With half titles to the sixth and seventh night.   With preface...

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1744 2vol HOGARTH PLATES HUDIBRAS Butler Grey CIVIL WAR
1744 2vol HOGARTH PLATES HUDIBRAS Butler Grey CIVIL WAR

Price: £182.99

Gilt tooled speckled calf leather bindings.  Ilustrated with frontispiece to volume I and further plates after Hogarth with some folding. Hudibras is a mock heroic poem from the 17th century written by Samuel Butler. The...

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1744 2vol Hudibras In Three Parts Preface Zachary Grey Engravings After Hogarth
1744 2vol Hudibras In Three Parts Preface Zachary Grey Engravings After Hogarth

Price: £395.00

Hudibras is an English mock heroic narrative poem from the 17th century written by Samuel Butler. With fold out engravings throughout. Three parts bound in two, complete. Corrected and ammended with large annotations and a...

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1744 2vol HUDIBRAS Samuel BUTLER Plates HOGARTH leather
1744 2vol HUDIBRAS Samuel BUTLER Plates HOGARTH leather

Price: £499.99

Two leatherbound volumes with gilt titles to the spine, and 16 plates illustrated by William Hogarth: 9 in Volume I and 7 in Volume II. Samuel Butler (8 February 1612 25 September 1680) was a poet and satirist. Born in Strensham,...

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1744 CIRCE John Baptist GELLI Translated DIALOGUE
1744 CIRCE John Baptist GELLI Translated DIALOGUE

Price: £299.99

A realy good early illstrated copy of Circe - scarce in this illustrated edition. A full, leather bound volume, with gilt title to the spine label.  This volume is dedicated to the right honourable Allen, Lord Bathurst. ...

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1744 Isaac Hawkins Browne Pipe Tabacco Imitation Six Several Authors Poetry
1744 Isaac Hawkins Browne Pipe Tabacco Imitation Six Several Authors Poetry

Price: £55.00

A scarce Eighteenth Century third edition of this poetry volume by Isaac Hawkins Browne.An imitation of several contemporary authors, including Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope on the theme of A Pipe of Tabacco, the volume received...

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1744 POETRY Works of Edmund WALLER in VERSE & PROSE
1744 POETRY Works of Edmund WALLER in VERSE & PROSE

Price: £150.00

An uncommon mid-eighteenth century edition of the works of Edmund Waller. Bound in leather with gilt decoration. Some black and white decorative in-text illustrations. Engraved plate showing Mr Waller's monument in Beconsfield...

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1754 2vol POEMS On Several Occasions Matthew Prior
1754 2vol POEMS On Several Occasions Matthew Prior

Price: £99.99

A lovely little two volume set of Matthew Prior's poetry. With a frontispiece to each volume and three further plates in volume II. Volume II states the fourth edition. With a life of Mr Prior by Samuel Humphreys. Complete in...

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1754 Thomas Blacklock Poems On Several Occasions Early Edition Scarce
1754 Thomas Blacklock Poems On Several Occasions Early Edition Scarce

Price: £450.00

A rare collection of the blind poet's works, printed while he was a student of philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.Blacklock was no stranger to adversity, losing his sight to smallpox at the age of six months, and his father...

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1754 William Whitehead Poems on Several Occasions Roman Father First Collected
1754 William Whitehead Poems on Several Occasions Roman Father  First Collected

Price: £200.00

The first collected edition of William Whitehead's poetry.With the half title and errata as called for.Collated, complete.With the bookplate of the Earl of Jersey to the front pastedown. Has the armorial crest and 'Middleton Park'...

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1756 Poems Upon Several Ocasions John Pomfret Eleventh Edition Life Writings
1756 Poems Upon Several Ocasions John Pomfret Eleventh Edition Life Writings

Price: £75.00

The poetry of Reverend John Pomfret.With his 'remains' to the rear.With an illustrated frontispiece and several ornamental engravings.From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich...

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1757 Mr Hervey's Flower-Garden by T.NEWCOMB POETRY 1st
1757 Mr Hervey's Flower-Garden by T.NEWCOMB  POETRY 1st

Price: £359.99

A scarce first edition of Newcomb's still popular adaptation of James Hervey's Contemplations First Edition Scarce Bound in paper wraps In 1757 Thomas Newcomb issued two poetical versions of Contemplations by James Hervey...

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1758 John Barbour The Life Of The Most Victorious Conquerer Robert Bruce Poem
1758 John Barbour The Life Of The Most Victorious Conquerer Robert Bruce Poem

Price: £345.00

A scarce Eighteenth Century edition of this narrative poem concerning Robert The Bruce, adapted from the 1620 edition printed by Andro Hart.Originally named, and generally referred to as, The Brus, the poem gives a historic...

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1758 La Grandeur de Dieu Dans les Merveilles de la Nature Poeme by P A Dulard
1758 La Grandeur de Dieu Dans les Merveilles de la Nature Poeme by P A Dulard

Price: £59.99

Paul-Alexandre Dulard's poem, with extensive explanatory notes. In French. Quatrieme edition. With copperplate inscriptions to both sides of half title and to title page.

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1758 Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd John Milton Baskerville First Edition
1758 Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd John Milton Baskerville First Edition

Price: £1,100.00

The first Baskerville editions of John Milton's epic poems.To Paradise Regain'd there is also Milton's closet drama Samson Agonistes and Poems Upon Several Occasions.With a life of Milton to the preface of Paradise...

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1758 Paradise Regained in Four Books Agonistes John Milton John Baskerville
1758 Paradise Regained in Four Books Agonistes John Milton John Baskerville

Price: £895.00

A beautiful edition of Milton's famous theological poem. The first edition of this work to be printed by John Baskerville, and one of the earliest books to be printed in his innovative transitional typeface. Paradise...

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1759 Caractacus a Dramatic Poem William Mason Model of Ancient Greek Tragedy
1759 Caractacus a Dramatic Poem William Mason Model of Ancient Greek Tragedy

Price: £220.00

The first edition of this dramatic poem.The scarcer variant of the first edition with the press-figure '1' to the recto of M3 and '3' to the verso of M3. Authorship is attributed to the 'author of Elfrida' which was Mason's...

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1759 The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems Anthology Greenly
1759 The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems Anthology Greenly

Price: £185.00

A compilation of several famous Scottish and English poets With works of many poets such as Tobias Smollett and James Hammond.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly....

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1762 Poems by Robert Lloyd Including The Actor First Edition
1762 Poems by Robert Lloyd Including The Actor First Edition

Price: £395.00

A handsome volume of the poetical works of Robert Lloyd. First edition. Including Lloyd's popular poem, The Actor, written in 1760. With an attractive engraving illustrating one poem, and engraved headpiece to Ode to Oblivion. Robert...

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1762-65 John PHILIPS Ambrose Philips POEMS Milton odes
1762-65 John PHILIPS Ambrose Philips POEMS Milton odes

Price: £140.00

Bound in full leather, with decorative marble endpapers. John Philips' poem, Splendid Shilling was described by Joseph Addison as "the finest burlesque poem in the English language." It was written in blank verse in the style of...

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1763 2vol Jerusalem Delivered English Translation Torquato Tasso John Hoole
1763 2vol Jerusalem Delivered English Translation Torquato Tasso John Hoole

Price: £170.00

A scarce copy of Torquato Tasso's best-known poem, La Gerusalemme Liberata, or Jerusalem Delivered, translated by John Hoole. This is the first edition of this well known translation, that would go through many reprints. In the...

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1763 Rodondo or the State Jugglers FIRST EDITION Hugh Dalrymple FIRST EDITION
1763 Rodondo or the State Jugglers FIRST EDITION Hugh Dalrymple FIRST EDITION

Price: £140.00

A short, witty first edition of this poem concerning the hypocrisy and pretentions of society. Rodondo, derived from the Spanish redondo, literally translates as 'around' and refers in this poem to the cyclical nature of human...

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1763-4 3vols The Poetical Calendar Anthology Francis Fawkes William Woty Second
1763-4 3vols The Poetical Calendar Anthology Francis Fawkes William Woty Second

Price: £200.00

A selection of poetry from The Poetical Calendar. Usually complete in twelve monthly parts. These three volumes comprise of parts III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII.W P A a'Court bookplate to front pastedown of all volumes. This...

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1765 2 Vol Oeuvres de M. GRESSET avec notes et variantes et une nouvelle notice
1765 2 Vol Oeuvres de M. GRESSET avec notes et variantes et une nouvelle notice

Price: £79.99

An nice early collection of  French poetry from Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset. New edition. Featuring decorative head and tail pieces. Containing Gresset's best known narrative poem Vert-Vert, a poem which stands...

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1765 SERMONS Charles CHURCHILL includes THE DEDICATION
1765 SERMONS  Charles CHURCHILL includes THE DEDICATION

Price: £167.99

A bright copy of the scarce Sermons by Charles Churchill, published posthumously. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. Includes The Dedication, an unfinished poem to William Warburton, bishop of Gloucester. Information from...

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1765 The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins with Memoirs J. Langhorne
1765 The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins with Memoirs J. Langhorne

Price: £295.00

A smart copy of this first anthology of poetical works from William Collins. With memoirs of the author; and observations on his genius and writings by J. Langhorne. Second in influence only to Thomas Gray, William Collins...

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1766 Johann Jacob Reiske Anthologiaae Graecae Latin Language Greek Poetry
1766 Johann Jacob Reiske Anthologiaae Graecae Latin Language Greek Poetry

Price: £150.00

A very scarce Anthologiae Graecae, or Greek Anthology.In two sections, and with an introduction, the book is edited by the renowned German scholar Johann Jacob Reiske, a pioneer in Arabic and Byzantine philology, as well as Greek.There...

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1766 Robert Dodsley A Collection of Poems Volume III Calf Binding A Pope
1766 Robert Dodsley A Collection of Poems Volume III Calf Binding A Pope

Price: £35.00

A handsome edition of A Collection of Poems, edited by Robert Dodsley.This publication offers a variety of poems from many writers including Alexander Pope, Joseph Warton, and Vansittart.Volume III only of six volumes....

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1767 3vols Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Thomas Percy Illustrated Anthology
1767 3vols Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Thomas Percy Illustrated Anthology

Price: £450.00

Three volumes of this poetry anthology. The second edition.Frontispiece to volume I and a plate to the rear of volume II. Collated, complete.T3 and T4 to volume II are cancels, as generally called for. Final page to volume II is mispaginated,...

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1768 Poems by Mr Gray Collected A New Edition Scarce Ex Libris Earl Carysfort
1768 Poems by Mr Gray Collected A New Edition Scarce Ex Libris Earl Carysfort

Price: £450.00

A collected edition of Thomas Gray's poetry. This is the 'New Edition' as stated to title page, though published the same year as the first.With the scarce half title and contents leaf.With an ex-libris bookplate of Franz Pollack Von...

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1768 Poems by Mr Gray Quarto First Scottish Edition Scarce Thomas Gray
1768 Poems by Mr Gray Quarto First Scottish Edition Scarce Thomas Gray

Price: £595.00

The first Scottish edition of Poems by Mr Gray.Published at the same time as the work was printed in London by Dodsley. In a quarto form.Collated, complete.With poems such as Ode on The Death of a Favourite Cat, On a Distant Prospect...

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1768 The New Bath Guide Memoirs of the Blunderhead Family Christopher Anstey
1768 The New Bath Guide Memoirs of the Blunderhead Family Christopher Anstey

Price: £24.99

Anstey's satirical poem on Bath society. The fourth edition. With an epilogue and half of the engraved frontispiece present.

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1769 Dr AKENSIDE Pleasures of the IMAGINATION Poetry
1769 Dr AKENSIDE Pleasures of the IMAGINATION Poetry

Price: £99.99

Leatherbound volume with marble paper covered boards. Mark Akenside (November 9, 1721 June 23, 1770), was an English poet and physician. During a visit to Morpeth in 1738, he had the idea for his didactic poem, 'The Pleasures...

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1769 I Tre Giulj Sonetti Sonnets by CASTI Niceste
1769 I Tre Giulj Sonetti Sonnets by CASTI Niceste

Price: £365.00

A rather scarce early edition of sonnets by Italian poet Giovanni Battista Casti. Bound in paper wraps. New Edition with Index. Published under the pseudonym Nicesti Abideno. Giovanni Battista Casti, 1724 - 1803, was an...

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1770-71 Handbound Anthology of POETRY from the 1700s
1770-71 Handbound Anthology of POETRY from the 1700s

Price: £790.00

A Collection of Poetry from 1770 and 1771, bound together as one volume. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and spine decoration. Ekins's Loves of Medea and Jason is a first edition. W....

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1771 Decii junii Juvenalis vita juvenalis et a. persii flacci Satirae
1771 Decii junii Juvenalis vita juvenalis et a. persii flacci Satirae

Price: £79.99

The Satires are a collection of satirical poems by the Latin author Juvenal written in the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD, this text features an analysis and commentary on Juvenal's works.  With an appendix of the gods,...

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1771 Poems on Several Occasions Written by Dr Thomas Parnell Late Archdeacon
1771 Poems on Several Occasions Written by Dr Thomas Parnell Late Archdeacon

Price: £49.00

A late eighteenth century collection of Thomas Parnell's poems.Lacking title page, edition information and correct title found from Copac.With an obscure pagination, page 162 is misnumbered as '132' and the pagination then continues...

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1771 The Love Epistles of Aristaenetus Halhead Frontis First English Edition
1771 The Love Epistles of Aristaenetus Halhead Frontis First English Edition

Price: £160.00

The first edition of this uncommon English translation of the epistles of Aristaenetus. With an engraved frontispiece and decorated tail pieces throughout. Halhed translated the verse from Greek, and Sheridan, at the time an...

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1771-74 POEM The Minstrel by James BEATTIE 2 vols in 1
1771-74 POEM The Minstrel by James BEATTIE 2 vols in 1

Price: £135.00

A handsome edition of Beattie's poem, containing both volumes bound as one. Rebound in quarter-leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. The first book is the First Edition; the second book is the...

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1772 2 Vols Poetische Schriften F W ZACHARIA German
1772 2 Vols Poetische Schriften F W ZACHARIA German

Price: £115.00

An uncommon revised edition of Zacharia's Poetische Schriften. Complete in Two Volumes. With illustrated title pages. 'Neue, rechtmassige, von dem Verfasser selbst durchgesehene Ausgabe.' With the armorial bookplate of Augustus...

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1772 2vol Hudibras The Late Wars Samuel Butler Zachary Grey Illustrated
1772 2vol Hudibras The Late Wars Samuel Butler Zachary Grey Illustrated

Price: £195.00

Samuel Butler's brilliant satirical epic written and set against the background of the Civil War. Third Edition, 'corrected and amended. With large annotations, and a preface, by Zachary Grey'. With a portrait frontispiece and several...

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1772 2vols TORQUATO TASSO Jerusalem Delivered HOOLE
1772 2vols TORQUATO TASSO Jerusalem Delivered HOOLE

Price: £199.99

Two volumes bound in full leather with gilt titles to the spines, and engravings to the title pages. Torquato Tasso (1544 1595) was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem...

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1772 POEMS of Mark AKENSIDE First Edition
1772 POEMS of Mark AKENSIDE First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of The Poems of Mark Akenside. Rebound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering. The original frontispiece was not rebound with this work. This 1772 edition contains the revised Pleasures of Imagination...

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1772 The Poems of Mark Akenside
1772 The Poems of Mark Akenside

Price: £120.00

An early poetical anthology from the English poet, Mark Akenside. First collected edition, published the same year as the first. Mark Akenside rose from humble beginnings to considerable eminence in medicine and literature. He...

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1773 BEAUTIES POETS Collection Moral Sacred Poetry Eminent Authors First
1773 BEAUTIES POETS Collection Moral Sacred Poetry Eminent Authors First

Price: £750.00

An extremely scarce first edition of this gorgeous Romantic era collection of lovingly chosen moral and sacred poetry. With a list of subscribers to the front. There were around twelve editions of this collection published up...

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1773 HEROIC EPISTLE Mason ORIENTAL GARDENING
1773 HEROIC EPISTLE Mason ORIENTAL GARDENING

Price: £179.99

Disbound copy of this scarce epistle by William Mason to Sir William Chambers. William Mason (1724 1797) was an English poet, editor and gardener. He was born in Hull and studied at St John's College, Cambridge. He was ordained...

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1773 HEROIC EPISTLE Poetry WILLIAM MASON
1773 HEROIC EPISTLE Poetry WILLIAM MASON

Price: £67.99

Disbound copy of this fourth edition of Mason's work. William Mason (1724 1797) was an English poet, editor and gardener. He was born in Hull and studied at St John's College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1754 and held a number...

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1773 HEROIC EPISTLE W Chambers ORIENTAL GARDENING Mason
1773 HEROIC EPISTLE W Chambers ORIENTAL GARDENING Mason

Price: £89.99

Disbound copy of this epistle by William Mason to Sir William Chambers. William Mason (1724 1797) was an English poet, editor and gardener. He was born in Hull and studied at St John's College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1754...

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1773 Joseph Addison The Poetical Works Full Calf
1773 Joseph Addison The Poetical Works  Full Calf

Price: £48.00

A first thus of the poetry of Joseph Addison, who is perhaps best remembered for founding The Spectator magazine along with Richard Steele.Addison was educated at Charterhouse School and The Queen's College, Oxford, where a...

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1773 Miscellanies Dr Jonathan Swift Dean of Saint Patrick's Poetry Scarce
1773 Miscellanies Dr Jonathan Swift Dean of Saint Patrick's Poetry Scarce

Price: £150.00

A collection of Jonathan Swift's poetry.With 'Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of Saint Patrick's Dublin' and the publisher's information pasted onto the existing title page.A scarce edition, with none from this publisher on Copac.Jonathan...

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1774 2vol Poems by William Mason Scarce Pocket Sized Anthology Foulis Odes
1774 2vol Poems by William Mason Scarce Pocket Sized Anthology Foulis Odes

Price: £425.00

A collection of William Mason's poetry.Scarce and in unusually pleasing

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1774 2vols Poems William Mason Pocket Sized Foulis Printers to the University
1774 2vols Poems William Mason Pocket Sized Foulis Printers to the University

Price: £260.00

Two pocket sized volumes of William Mason's poetry.William Mason was ordained in 1754 and held a number of posts in the church.  His 1747 poem Musaeus, A monody on the Death of Mr Pope went through several editions and was very...

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1774 4vol The Works of Charles Churchill Illustrated Fifth Edition Poetry Satire
1774 4vol The Works of Charles Churchill Illustrated Fifth Edition Poetry Satire

Price: £570.00

A collection of works by Charles Churchill.Churchill was an English poet and satirist.The fifth edition.Complete in four volumes.In the personal binding of General Lambert Richard Loveday, a General in the Bengal army. Frontispiece...

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1774 4vols Works of The Reverend Edward Young Illustrated Scarce Complete
1774 4vols Works of The Reverend Edward Young Illustrated Scarce Complete

Price: £520.00

The poetical works of Edward Young.A relatively scarce edition, complete in four volumes.With a frontispiece to volume I.Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, John Carver.Edward Young was an English poet, best remembered for...

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1774 Poems on Various Occasions Original and Translations Samuel Bentley Scarce
1774 Poems on Various Occasions Original and Translations Samuel Bentley Scarce

Price: £140.00

A scarce volume of Bentley's poetry, printed by J. D. Cornish for the author. With a list of subscribers to the front. Very rare.The title page is decorated with an engraving by P. Mazell, an Irish artist known for his...

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1774 Retaliation a Poem Doctor Goldsmith Including Epitaphs Third Edition
1774 Retaliation a Poem Doctor Goldsmith Including Epitaphs Third Edition

Price: £59.99

A highly sort after and scarce third edition of Oliver Goldsmith's Retaliation, published the same year as the first.With a small engraved vignette of Goldsmith to the title page."Including Epitaphs on the most distinguished Wits of...

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1774 WILLIAM MASON Poetry Musaeus Elfrida POEMS leather
1774 WILLIAM MASON Poetry Musaeus Elfrida POEMS leather

Price: £159.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine. William Mason (1724 1797) was an English poet, editor and gardener. He was born in Hull and studied at St John's College, Cambridge. He was ordained in 1754 and held a number of...

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1775 2 Vols A Collection of Poems By Several Hands
1775 2 Vols A Collection of Poems By Several Hands

Price: £45.00

Two volumes of Dodsley's poetry collection publications.Robert Dodsley (1704 1764) was an English bookseller, poet, playwright, and miscellaneous writer.Engravings to the first pages of both volumes.With poems by Smollet, Whitehead,...

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1775 The Poems of Mr Gray Memoirs of Life and Writings by W Mason Second Edition
1775 The Poems of Mr Gray Memoirs of Life and Writings by W Mason Second Edition

Price: £99.99

A collection of the poetry of Thomas Gray, with an extensive memoir of his life. Second edition. With an engraved frontispiece of Gray. Bookplate to front pastedown

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1776 2vol Richardet Poeme Nicolo Fonteguerri Epic Poem Volume II Scarce
1776 2vol Richardet Poeme Nicolo Fonteguerri Epic Poem Volume II Scarce

Price: £80.00

A scarce copy of the French translation of this epic poem by Nicolo Forteguerri. Complete in two volumesRicciardetto is a 1738 Italian epic poem that was inspired by Chanson de Roland. Translated and abridged by Anne-Francois Duperier...

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1776 An Election Ball In Poetical Letters From Mr Inkle At Bath To His Wife
1776 An Election Ball In Poetical Letters From Mr Inkle At Bath To His Wife

Price: £195.00

An Election Ball, In Poetical Letters from Mr. Inkle, at Bath, to his Wife at Glocester with a Poetical Address to John Miller, Esq. at Batheaston Villa by the author of the New Bath Guide Second edition. In dual Latin and English. Containing...

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1776 Election Ball Poetical LETTERS Poems Inkle Miller
1776 Election Ball Poetical LETTERS Poems Inkle Miller

Price: £47.99

A disbound text.  This text features epic piety.  The first is the first ode of the first book of Horace imitated.  This is addressed to John Miller.  Following this are poetical letters from Mr Inkle to his...

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1776 Needwood Forest Francis Noel Clarke Mundy
1776 Needwood Forest Francis Noel Clarke Mundy

Price: £425.00

The very scarce, privately issued first edition of Francis Noel Clarke Mundy's poem, Needwood Forest. The text finishes on page 48 though this seems to have always been the case for this printing.This appears to be an alternate...

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1776 POETICAL AMUSEMENTS at Villa BATH Lady Anna MILLER
1776 POETICAL AMUSEMENTS at Villa BATH Lady Anna MILLER

Price: £119.99

The first volume of popular poetical collection edited by salon hostess and poet, Lady Anna Miller.  The Second Edition. Volume One of Four only. Anna Miller, Lady Miller, 1741-1781, was an English poet and salon hostess....

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1776-1808 Needwood Forest and The Fall of Needwood Mundy FIRST Presentation Copy
1776-1808 Needwood Forest and The Fall of Needwood Mundy FIRST Presentation Copy

Price: £795.00

The very scarce first editions of Francis Noel Clarke Mundy's poems, Needwood Forest and The Fall of Needwood, very rarely seen together. Inscribed, 'From the author' to the title page of The Fall of Needwood. Collated, complete.In...

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1777 3vols Poetical Works of Matthew Prior with Life of Author Illustrated
1777 3vols Poetical Works of Matthew Prior with Life of Author Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A uniformly bound three volume collection of Matthew Prior's poetryWith an introductory memoir of Prior's life.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley...

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1777 The First of APRIL by William COMBE
1777 The First of APRIL by William COMBE

Price: £119.99

An uncommon satirical poem by William Combe, directed towards the Duchess of Devonshire. Disbound. The title page is missing. Publication information from ESTC #N411. In this edition, page iii, line 3 reads 'Reason, are'. William...

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1777 The Oxford Sausage Select Poetical Pieces Thomas Warton Illustrated
1777 The Oxford Sausage Select Poetical Pieces Thomas Warton Illustrated

Price: £85.00

A pocket sized edition of this poetical anthology.With several vignette illustrations throughout, lacking frontispiece of Mrs Dorothy Spreadbury, the publication's founder.This is the new edition of The Oxford Sausage. Stated...

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1777 VARIETY Tale For MARRIED People POETRY Whitehead
1777 VARIETY Tale For MARRIED People POETRY Whitehead

Price: £49.99

A disbound text.  William Whitehead, (baptized February 12, 1715 April 14, 1785), was an English poet and playwright. He became Poet Laureate in 1757 after Thomas Gray declined the position.  Much of Whitehead's work...

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1777 Welcome Hills POEM by J.JORDAN Stratford SCARCE
1777 Welcome Hills POEM by J.JORDAN  Stratford  SCARCE

Price: £299.99

A copy of the scarce first poem to be published by the 'Stratford Poet' Extremely Scarce Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards and vellum board edge Jordan, John (17461809), local historian and poet, eldest son of John...

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1778 Poems by Mr Gray A New Edition Illustrated
1778 Poems by Mr Gray A New Edition Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A collection of Gray's poems, including his widely known Elegy Written in a Churchyard With an introductory biography and his last will and testament.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly,...

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1779 2Vol The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior First Collected & Authors Memoirs
1779 2Vol The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior First Collected & Authors Memoirs

Price: £275.00

A very handsome and early set of witty and satirical poetical anthologies from the English poet and diplomat, Matthew Prior. First collected edition. With a Memoir of the Author, edited by Thomas Evans. Adorned with a beautifully...

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1779 The Deserted Village a Poem Oliver Goldsmith Ninth Edition
1779 The Deserted Village a Poem Oliver Goldsmith Ninth Edition

Price: £49.99

A highly sought after and scarce ninth edition of Oliver Goldsmith's renowned poem, The Deserted Village.Adorned with a small engraved vignette to the title page.The Deserted Village condemns rural depopulation, the...

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1780 POEMS Thomas Baron LYTTELTON Fiction VERSE
1780 POEMS Thomas Baron LYTTELTON Fiction VERSE

Price: £49.99

Disbound copy with three introductory pages and 1 page of publisher's catalogue. Second edition of Poems by Thomas Baron Lyttelton.

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1782 6vols DODSLEY'S POEMS Anthology POETRY Leather
1782 6vols DODSLEY'S POEMS Anthology POETRY Leather

Price: £395.00

Rebacked with leather spines and the original calf leather boards laid down. Complete in six volumes and illustrated with engraved vignettes to title pages, head and tail pieces and some sheet music to the rear of volume...

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1782 Essay EPIC POETRY Five Epistles to MASON William HAYLEY SCARCE
1782 Essay EPIC POETRY Five Epistles to MASON William HAYLEY SCARCE

Price: £99.99

A scarce essay on epic poetry by William Hayley (1745-1820). Hayley was the friend of William Cowper and the would-be patron of William Blake; he knew Joseph Warton, the painter Romney, and Robert Southey (who commented that...

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1782 Poems Rev John Logan Second Edition Individual Poetry Collection Scarce
1782 Poems Rev John Logan Second Edition Individual Poetry Collection Scarce

Price: £300.00

A collection of Rev. John Logan's poetry.The second edition of this work.Reverend John Logan was a minister and popular preacher. This poetry collection contains Logan's well known Ode to the Cuckoo.

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1783 5vols Orlando Furioso Translated by John Hoole from Italian
1783 5vols Orlando Furioso Translated by John Hoole from Italian

Price: £285.00

An attractive set of this epic poem translated from the original Italian into English by John Hoole. Complete in five volumes. Orlando Furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando, more literally Mad Orlando; in Italian furioso is seldom capitalised)...

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1783 Select Scotish Ballads Volume I Poetry Anthology Traditional Scottish Lyric
1783 Select Scotish Ballads Volume I Poetry Anthology Traditional Scottish Lyric

Price: £150.00

A collection of Scottish ballads. Volume I of two only. The second edition, enlarged. With a vignette title page.This work contains Ballads in the tragic style.

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1784 4 vols POETRY Poetical Works of Dr Edward YOUNG
1784 4 vols POETRY Poetical Works of Dr Edward YOUNG

Price: £125.00

Young's poetical works, complete in four volumes. Second Edition. Bound in full leather with gilt decoration to the spines. Each volume includes an illustrated title page, and volume I contains a frontis bearing the author's...

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1784 The Poetical Works of William Shenstone Engraved Titles Two Volumes in One
1784 The Poetical Works of William Shenstone Engraved Titles Two Volumes in One

Price: £65.00

A collection of poems from William Shenstone, including Elegies, Levities, Odes and more. Bell's second edition. With engraved title pages to each volume.Two volumes bound in one.

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1785 Poems Upon Several Occasions English Italian.. John Milton Thomas Warton
1785 Poems Upon Several Occasions English Italian.. John Milton Thomas Warton

Price: £300.00

A collection of John Milton's poetry.Containing poems in Latin and Italian, with English translations.Edited by Thomas Warton, with extensive critical notes.First thus, the first edition of this anthology edited by Warton. Comprising...

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1785 The Task A Poem in Six Books William Cowper Joseph Hill John Gilpin FIRST
1785 The Task A Poem in Six Books William Cowper Joseph Hill John Gilpin FIRST

Price: £550.00

The first edition of this well-respected poem from William Cowper. The Task: A Poem, in Six Books is a poem in blank verse by William Cowper published in 1785, usually seen as his supreme achievement. Its six books are called "The...

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1786 The Lousiad An Heroi-Comic Poem by Peter Pindar John Wolcot Satire
1786 The Lousiad An Heroi-Comic Poem by Peter Pindar John Wolcot Satire

Price: £34.99

John Wolcot's satirical poem, taking its name from a legend that a louse had once appeared on the King's dinner plate. The sixth edition.

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1787 2vol Poems by William Cowper Third Edition Home Conversation
1787 2vol Poems by William Cowper Third Edition Home Conversation

Price: £270.00

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1787 A Poetical Tour in the Years 1784-86 W Parsons Signed by Author Very Scarce
1787 A Poetical Tour in the Years 1784-86 W Parsons Signed by Author Very Scarce

Price: £525.00

A rare signed copy of this poetic work by William Parsons. Parsons (17851824) was an English writer associated with the Della Cruscans, a circle of European late-18th-century sentimental poets founded by Robert Merry. Parsons...

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1787 Johan Herman Wessels Samtlige Skrivter Anden Deel First Edition Poetry
1787 Johan Herman Wessels Samtlige Skrivter Anden Deel First Edition Poetry

Price: £70.00

A first edition of the collected works of Johan Herman Wessels.Volume II of II. In Danish.First collected edition published two years after the author's death.With two vignette headpieces and a vignette to the title page.Johan Herman...

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1787 PETER PINDAR Mr Whitbread's Brewhouse Laureat
1787 PETER PINDAR Mr Whitbread's Brewhouse Laureat

Price: £99.99

This volume is disbound. A scarce title. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of "Peter Pindar," was a satirist. Born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge in Devon, he studied medicine and in 1767 went as physician to...

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1787 The Distressed Poet A Serio Comic Poem George Keate Scarce First Edition
1787 The Distressed Poet A Serio Comic Poem George Keate Scarce First Edition

Price: £129.99

A very scarce first edition of Keate's partly humorous poem, dating from the late eighteenth-century. First Edition. George Keate (1729-1797) was an English poet and writer. Keate entered the Inner Temple in 1751 and was called...

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1788 The New Bath Guide Or Memoirs of The B-N-R-D Family Poetical Epistles
1788 The New Bath Guide Or Memoirs of The B-N-R-D Family Poetical Epistles

Price: £30.00

Christopher Anstey's epistolary, satirical poem.For this work Anstey was primarily known. The work went through many editions and went through 20 edition s before 1800. This work is a New Edition.Christopher Anstey suffered from ill...

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1789 Designs by R Bentley for Six Poems by T Gray Illustrated Engraved
1789 Designs by R Bentley for Six Poems by T Gray Illustrated Engraved

Price: £1,375.00

A collection of poems by Thomas Gray.Ornately illustrated throughout, with beautiful engravings. With 'Odes by Mr Gray' and 'Explanation of the Prints' by Horace Walpole to the start of the work.With Elegy Written in a Churchyard,...

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1789 PETER PINDAR Subjects for Painters Satire Poetry
1789 PETER PINDAR Subjects for Painters Satire Poetry

Price: £69.99

One disbound volume. A clean copy of this hard-to-find item. John Wolcot (1738-1819) wrote under the nom-de-plume of "Peter Pindar," was a satirist. Born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge in Devon, he studied medicine and in 1767 went...

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1789 Poems and Imitations of The British Poets With Odes Methodist W Churchey
1789 Poems and Imitations of The British Poets With Odes Methodist W Churchey

Price: £140.00

A collection of poems and imitations by Walter Churchey.With additional notes and a list of subscribers.A scarce work. This collection is a selection of Churchey's works featuring several original poems and imitations. The imitations...

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1790 2vol The Poems of William Cowper Fifth Edition Dublin Printing Poetry
1790 2vol The Poems of William Cowper Fifth Edition Dublin Printing Poetry

Price: £180.00

A two volume set of the poems of William Cowper.Complete in two volumes. The fifth edition.Uncommon Dublin printing.William Cowper was an English poet and one of the most popular poets of his time. He is sometimes considered a...

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1790 A Benevolent Epistle to Sylvanus Urban Peter Pindar New Edition
1790 A Benevolent Epistle to Sylvanus Urban Peter Pindar New Edition

Price: £90.00

A scarce copy of this eighteenth-century collection of poetry by Peter Pindar, the nom de plume of John Wolcot.New edition. Including an engraved frontispiece. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear.

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1790 A Rowland for an Oliver Peter Pindar John Wolcot
1790 A Rowland for an Oliver Peter Pindar John Wolcot

Price: £340.00

A scarce collection of the poetry of satirist John Walcot, bound from the parts and published between 1790 and 1792. Containing A Commiserating Epistle to James Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; Odes to Mr Paine, Author or Rights of Man;...

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1790 Two Volumes Vicesimus Knox Elegant Extracts, Poetry And Prose Full Calf
1790 Two Volumes Vicesimus Knox Elegant Extracts, Poetry And Prose Full Calf

Price: £125.00

An early edition of Vicesimus Knoxs often reprinted Elegant Extracts, complete with four parts in two volumes. Knox was Headmaster of Tonbridge school, and notorious as a moralist and pacifist. He was controversial also for his...

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1790-93 The Poetical Works of Peter Pindar With Memoirs of Anecdotes
1790-93 The Poetical Works of Peter Pindar With Memoirs of Anecdotes

Price: £99.99

A collection of the poetry of Peter Pindar, with details of his life, bound in one volume. Containing: The Poetical Works of Peter Pindar, Esq. A Distant Relation to the Poet of Thebes Advice to the Future Laureat; An Ode The...

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1791 POETRY The New BATH Guide by Christopher ANSTEY
1791 POETRY The New BATH Guide by Christopher ANSTEY

Price: £69.99

A nice clean early edition of Anstey's The New Bath Guide. Bound in mottled calf with gilt lettering and decoration. Christopher Anstey (1724 1805) was an English writer and poet. Fourteenth edition. Some visits to Bath resulted...

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1792 2 Vols. Peter Pindar AKA John Wolcot Complete Works Re-Backed Morocc
1792 2 Vols. Peter Pindar AKA John Wolcot Complete Works Re-Backed Morocc

Price: £160.00

The complete works of English satirist John Wolcot, who wrote under the pseudonym Peter Pindar.Having gone to Jamaica in 1767 as a physician to the Governor, he was ordained in order to take up the living in a church on the island....

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1792 ODES to KIEN LONG by John Walcot PETER PINDAR
1792 ODES to KIEN LONG by John Walcot PETER PINDAR

Price: £85.00

A scarce copy of Peter Pindar's satirical poetry. Disbound. John Wolcot (1738 - 1819) was a satirist who wrote under the name Peter Pindar.   The first objects of his attentions were the members of the Royal Academy, and...

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1793 2vol Poems by William Cowper Fifth Edition Conversation Truth
1793 2vol Poems by William Cowper Fifth Edition Conversation Truth

Price: £180.00

A smart pair of volumes, containing poetry from William Cowper. Including The Task, Charity, Hope, Truth, and many others. The fifth edition. Bookplate of Richard Oskatel Latham to front pastedowns.Complete in two volumes.

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1793 Fables by John Gay with a Life Embellished with a Plate to each Fable
1793 Fables by John Gay with a Life Embellished with a Plate to each Fable

Price: £270.00

A lovely copy of John Gay's Fables, lavishly illustrated throughout. With vignette title and engraved plates to every fable. With a life of the author. Darton and Harvey printing. John Gay (30 June 1685 4 December 1732) was an...

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1793 Il Mattino Il Mezzogiorno el la Sera G. PARINI
1793 Il Mattino Il Mezzogiorno el la Sera G. PARINI

Price: £175.00

Three poems, Il Mattino and Il Mezzogiorno by poet Parini, and a continuation in his style, Le Sera, by Mutinelli. Scarce, in a fine binding, and from the library at Newton Hall. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered...

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1793 Oliver Goldsmith The Poetical Works Illustrated Tree Calf Bookplate
1793 Oliver Goldsmith The Poetical Works Illustrated Tree Calf  Bookplate

Price: £140.00

An illustrated edition of the Irish writer's poetry, prefaced with an account of his life and writings.He was known as a disorganised but prolific literary character in 18th century London. He is reported to have planned to emigrate...

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1793-94 POETS BRITAIN Parnell Addison Sheffield VII
1793-94 POETS BRITAIN Parnell Addison Sheffield VII

Price: £39.99

The seventh volume of this eighteenth century poetry series, which includes the lives and works of Thomas Parnell, Sir Samuel Garth, Nicholas Rowe, Joseph Addison, John Hughes and John Sheffield, Duke of Buckinghamshire. First Edition. Featuring...

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1794 4vol Il Morgante Maggiore di Messer LUIGI PULCI
1794 4vol Il Morgante Maggiore di Messer LUIGI PULCI

Price: £470.00

 A scarce set comprising of Pulci's 28 cantari poem in ottava rima, who's subject is loosely derived from the Carolingian epic tradition. Written in comic and parodistic episodes, focusing on religion and...

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1794 Poems Lyric and Pastoral Edward Williams Scarce
1794 Poems Lyric and Pastoral Edward Williams Scarce

Price: £99.99

A selection of poetry by Welsh poet and literary forger Edward Williams. First edition. Some of the titles included are Ode to Solitude, The Thunder Storm, Prudence: An Epigram, and Inscription for A Rude Rock in a Welsh...

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1794 SCARCE Italian Poetry Opera
1794 SCARCE Italian Poetry Opera

Price: £89.99

Dramatic Italian poetry. With illustrated frontispiece depicting Ferdinando III. In Italian.

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1794 The Pleasures of Imagination To Which is Prefixed a Critical Essay Akenside
1794 The Pleasures of Imagination To Which is Prefixed a Critical Essay Akenside

Price: £50.00

A nicely bound copy of Akenside's long didactic poem.With an illustrated frontispiece and an additional three plates.With a critical essay on the poem by Anna Laetitia Barbauld, a prominent English poet, essayist, literary critic and...

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1795 2vol Musae Etonensis Seu Carminim Delectus William Herbert Eton First Ed
1795 2vol Musae Etonensis Seu Carminim Delectus William Herbert Eton First Ed

Price: £390.00

A scarce example of this collection of poetry edited by William Herbert and with an interesting Eton-related provenance. Three volumes bound in two; complete. In Latin. With ink inscriptions to verso of front free endpaper:...

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1795 Peter Pindar Lousiad Last Canto Satirical Poetry Fifth Volume Heroi Comic
1795 Peter Pindar Lousiad Last Canto Satirical Poetry Fifth Volume Heroi Comic

Price: £38.00

A very scarce edition of this work by John Wolcot, under his pseudonym Peter Pindar.The fifth and last canto (a section into which long poems can often be divided) of his 'Heroi-Comic' poem The Lousiad, the section is typical of Pindar's...

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1795 The Poetical Works of John Dyer LLB Carefully Corrected The Fleece Grongar
1795 The Poetical Works of John Dyer LLB Carefully Corrected The Fleece Grongar

Price: £125.00

A collection of John Dyer's poetical works.Rather rare, he does appear in the Cooks series but a sigle published volume like this is hard to find.Comprising of all four books of The Fleece, his 'Grongar Hill' and 'The Ruins of Rome'...

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1796 LEONORA by Gottfried A. Burgher SPENCER Beauclerc
1796 LEONORA by Gottfried A. Burgher SPENCER Beauclerc

Price: £510.00

An uncommon first English edition of Leonora by W. R. Spencer. Rebound in paper-covered boards. First English Edition. Uncommon. An exceptional copy of these exceptional illustrations. Illustrated by Lady Diana Beauclerc. William...

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1796 Poems Thomas Townshend of Gray's Inn Illustrated Vignettes Anthology Poetry
1796 Poems Thomas Townshend of Gray's Inn Illustrated Vignettes Anthology Poetry

Price: £80.00

A collection of poems by Thomas Townshend. With illustrated vignettes throughout. The head and tail pieces to each poem are pieces by Thomas Stothard. Stothard was an English painter, illustrator and engraver. He was a student of the...

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1796 The Chace a Poem William Somerville J Aikin New Edition
1796 The Chace a Poem William Somerville J Aikin New Edition

Price: £69.99

William Somerville's best-known poetical work, The Chace. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates. A new edition, to which is prefixed a critical essay, by J. Aikin.

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1797 DEL PETRARCA E DELLE SUE OPERA Petrarch Renaissanc
1797 DEL PETRARCA E DELLE SUE OPERA Petrarch Renaissanc

Price: £235.00

Really high quality 18th century Florentine printing of Petrarch with excellent margins. In original binding. Bound in half leather with marble paper-cover boards and gilt lettering. Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) Renaissance...

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1798 The Pleasures of Memory with Other Poems S Rogers Four Plates
1798 The Pleasures of Memory with Other Poems S Rogers Four Plates

Price: £160.00

Several poems,  by the widely celebrated Samuel Rogers.With four engraved plates. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire,...

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1798 William Sotheby Oberon Poetry Two Vols in One First Edition Scarce
1798 William Sotheby Oberon Poetry Two Vols in One First Edition Scarce

Price: £515.00

A scarce first edition of Sotheby's translation of Oberon.Translated from the German of Christoph Martin Wieland. The original poem was very popular at the time and Sotheby is noted for translating in to English. Wieland was reportedly...

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1799 Review of POETRY Ancient and Modern by C R MANNERS
1799 Review of POETRY Ancient and Modern by C R MANNERS

Price: £100.00

A scarce copy of Catherine Rebecca Manners' Review of Poetry. Disbound, with water mark. Catherine Rebecca Manners (ne Gray) died 1852.   The poem is addressed to her son and discusses the merits of poetry and describes...

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1800 2 Vols Poems William Cowper Illustrated New Edition
1800 2 Vols Poems William Cowper Illustrated New Edition

Price: £69.99

This is a charmingly illustrated set of poems by William Cowper.Complete in two volumes.William Cowper was an English poet who was among the most popular poets of his time. Cowper changed the direction of 18th century poetry but writing...

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1800 L'HOMME Champs Georgiques Jacques DELILLE
1800 L'HOMME Champs Georgiques Jacques DELILLE

Price: £49.99

A copy of Dellile's poem, in a fine binding. Featuring several illustrated plates. With the book label of Mrs Byrne of Cabinteely to the title page. Jacques Delille (June 22, 1738 May 1, 1813) was a French poet and translator....

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1800 Luigi Tansillo The Nurse A Poem Translated From Italian By William Roscoe
1800 Luigi Tansillo The Nurse A Poem Translated From Italian By William Roscoe

Price: £64.99

A scarce edition of The Nurse, A Poem. Translated from the Italian of Luigi Tansillo by William Roscoe. Second edition. Dual Italian and English text. Luigi Tansillo (1510 - 1568) was an Italian poet of the Petrarchian school....

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1800 Poetry of Anti-Jacobin Political Poetry Second Edition French Revolution
1800 Poetry of Anti-Jacobin Political Poetry Second Edition French Revolution

Price: £130.00

A second edition of the Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin.The Anti-Jacobin was a weekly English newspaper founded in 1797 in opposition to what was seen as the radicalism of the French Revolution. Many of the poems found in this collection...

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1800 The POEMS of GRAY Adorned with Plates
1800 The POEMS of GRAY Adorned with Plates

Price: £240.00

A finely bound, illustrated edition of The Poems of Gray. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. With illustrations from the designs of Henry Fuseli and William Hamilton. In the Advertisement for this...

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1800 The Shipwreck William Falconer Tenth Edition Sea Poetry Illustrated
1800 The Shipwreck William Falconer Tenth Edition Sea Poetry Illustrated

Price: £65.00

The tenth edition of William Falconer's epic poem.With five illustrated plates. The tenth edition, published 38 years after the poem's original publishing in 1762. Falconer began his working life as a sailor, which...

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1800-02 2Vol Robert Bloomfield The Farmers Boy Rural Tales Poetry
1800-02 2Vol Robert Bloomfield The Farmers Boy Rural Tales Poetry

Price: £110.00

This is a two volume set of works by Robert Bloomfield.Robert Bloomfield was an English labouring class poet whose work is compared to John Clare.The poem that made Bloomfield's reputation was The Farmer's Boy, which was incredible...

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1800-1816 2Vol Milton Latin Italian Poems Dunster Considerations Paradise Lost
1800-1816 2Vol Milton Latin Italian Poems Dunster Considerations Paradise Lost

Price: £550.00

A two volume collection of works relating to the poetry of Milton.The first volume is a exploration of Milton's most famous work, Paradise Lost, as found in the letters between Charles Dunster and William Falconer. Charles Dunster...

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1801 2vol Hudibras Times of the Late Wars Samuel Butler Illustrated
1801 2vol Hudibras Times of the Late Wars Samuel Butler Illustrated

Price: £165.00

Samuel Butler's satirical poem about the English Civil War. With annotations and a preface by Zachary Grey. Containing seventeen engraved plates. Published only four years after Charles II had been restored to the throne and...

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1801 2vol Scottish Poems Of The Sixteenth Century Anthology John Forbes ExLibris
1801 2vol Scottish Poems Of The Sixteenth Century Anthology John Forbes ExLibris

Price: £145.00

Two volumes of poetry by Scottish authors.This anthological work comprises of a range of sixteenth century Scottish poems.With the bookplate of John Forbes to both volumes. John Forbes was a distinguished physician and the inventor...

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1801-5 3vols PETER PINDAR Works Poetry LOUSIAD Leather
1801-5 3vols PETER PINDAR Works Poetry LOUSIAD Leather

Price: £359.99

Three leatherbound volumes with gilt detailing to the spine. John Wolcot (May 9, 1738 - January 14, 1819), satirist, born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge, Devonshire, was educated by an uncle, and studied medicine. In 1767 he went...

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1802 2Vol Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Walter Scott First Edition Kelso
1802 2Vol Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Walter Scott First Edition Kelso

Price: £2,200.00

A first edition of this highly sought after work from prolific poet, Walter Scott. One of the eight-hundred copies originally published in 1802, which sold out within it's first six months of publication. Consisting of historical...

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1802 2vol Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Walter Scott Very Scarce First
1802 2vol Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Walter Scott Very Scarce First

Price: £3,450.00

The Kelso first edition of Scott's first major work, published anonymously. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border is a collection of Border ballads compiled by Walter Scott. The Minstrelsy sold well on both sides of the border,...

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1802 2vols Lyrical Ballads with Pastoral and other Poems Wordsworth 2nd and 3rd
1802 2vols Lyrical Ballads with Pastoral and other Poems Wordsworth 2nd and 3rd

Price: £2,600.00

The two volumes of Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads. The second edition of the full two volume set being:The third edition of volume I with the second edition of volume II.The first edition of Wordsworth's lyrical ballads was published...

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1802 3vol The Works of the Author of the Night-Thoughts Edward Young
1802 3vol The Works of the Author of the Night-Thoughts Edward Young

Price: £155.00

A complete collection of the poetry, plays and essays of Edward Young. Illustrated throughout with sixteen engraved plates, including an engraved title page and frontispiece. Young, living in a time when patronage was...

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1802 Poems of Madame de la Mothe Guion translated by Cowper Frontispiece Scarce
1802 Poems of Madame de la Mothe Guion translated by Cowper Frontispiece Scarce

Price: £130.00

A collection of poems by Madame de la Mothe Guion (1648 - 1717), translated by the influential English poet William Cowper."To which are added some original poems of Mr. Cowper, not inserted in his works".The second edition. With a...

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1802 SATIRICAL POEM The Horrors of Bribery PETER PINDAR
1802 SATIRICAL POEM The Horrors of Bribery PETER PINDAR

Price: £85.00

A scarce first edition of Peter Pindar's satirical poem The Horrors of Bribery. Disbound. First edition. Scarce. John Wolcot (1738 - 1819) was a satirist who wrote under the name Peter Pindar.   The first objects of his...

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1802 The Pleasures of Memory With Other Poems Samuel Rogers Colour Illustrated
1802 The Pleasures of Memory With Other Poems Samuel Rogers Colour Illustrated

Price: £190.00

A collection of poetry by celebrated poet Samuel Rogers.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. With several hand coloured vignette illustrations throughout.The first edition...

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1802 The Seasons James Thomson Illustrated with Biography by Murdoch
1802 The Seasons James Thomson Illustrated with Biography by Murdoch

Price: £170.00

A particularly good illustrated copy of James Thomson's four poems on the Seasons of the year in a contemporary binding. With The Life of the Author by Patrick Murdoch and an essay on The Plan and Manner of the Poem, by J....

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1803 3 Vol George Ellis Specimens of the Early English Poets Calf Binding Scarce
1803 3 Vol George Ellis Specimens of the Early English Poets Calf Binding Scarce

Price: £400.00

A scarce copy of George Ellis' Specimens of the Early English Poets.An antiquary and Member of Parliament, George Ellis (1753-1815) was a satirical poet. Originally from Jamaica, Ellis was raised in England and...

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1803 4 Vols AMADIS of Gaul Vasco LOBEIRA Southey
1803 4 Vols AMADIS of Gaul Vasco LOBEIRA Southey

Price: £295.00

  The scarce first edition of Robert Southey's notable translation of Amadis of Gaul here in a decorative vellum binding. Complete in Four Volumes. Translated into English and Edited by Robert Southey. With the armorial...

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1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface
1803 Mark Akenside Pleasures of Imagination Illustrated Barbauld Preface

Price: £150.00

An illustrated copy of The Pleasures of Imagination by Mark Akenside.With three engraved plates, a frontispiece and a critical essay by Anna Barbauld.Mark Akenside was an English poet and physician. In this, his most famous work, he...

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1803 Rural Tales Ballads and Songs Robert Bloomfield Third Edition Poetry Illus
1803 Rural Tales Ballads and Songs Robert Bloomfield Third Edition Poetry Illus

Price: £35.00

A collection of tales, ballads and songs.With an engraved frontispiece of Robert Bloomfield.This is the third edition of this collection.Robert Bloomfield was a unique poet as he was from the labouring class. His work is appreciated...

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1803-05 2Vol Sonnets and Other Poems W. Lisle Bowles Allegorical Sketch Sickness
1803-05 2Vol Sonnets and Other Poems W. Lisle Bowles Allegorical Sketch Sickness

Price: £59.99

A set of poetical anthologies from William Lisle Bowles, locally published in Bath. Ninth edition. Adorned with several beautifully engraved plates. To which is added "Hope, an Allegorical Sketch on Recovering Slowly from Sickness". Complete...

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1803-05 2vols Sonnets and Other Poems W M Lisle Bowles Illustrated
1803-05 2vols Sonnets and Other Poems W M Lisle Bowles Illustrated

Price: £110.00

Two volumes of William Lisle Bowles' poetry.Illustrated, with four engraved plates to each volume.The first volume is the ninth edition of 'Sonnets and Other Poems to Which is Added Hope...' with the second volume titled...

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1803-1809 The Pleasures of Hope with Gertrude of Wyoming Thomas Campbell
1803-1809 The Pleasures of Hope with Gertrude of Wyoming Thomas Campbell

Price: £195.00

Two collections of poetry by Thomas Campbell, bound together in one volume. Including Pleasures of Hope, Lines Written on Visiting a Scene in Argyleshire, Ode to Winter, The Beech Tree's Petition, The Soldier's Dream, Stanzas to...

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1804 5vol The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope A New Edition Pastoral Poetry
1804 5vol The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope A New Edition Pastoral Poetry

Price: £130.00

A collection of Alexander Pope's poetical works.This edition states to the title page that it is 'adorned with plates'. No collation is available, but this set is lacking all plates. All volumes are lacking illustrations. Volumes I,...

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1804 The Fables of Flora First Thus J Langhorne Illustrated Poetry Blagdon
1804 The Fables of Flora First Thus J Langhorne Illustrated Poetry Blagdon

Price: £125.00

A collection of fables by Dr Langhorne.First thus, the first of this edition.Illustrated throughout with numerous decorative vignettes. This work was particularly popular as it uses interactions between plants to deliver moral lessons....

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1804 The Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Little Esq Thomas Moore
1804 The Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Little Esq Thomas Moore

Price: £24.99

A collection of the poetry of Thomas Moore, under the pseudonym, 'Thomas Little'. Ex-libris bookplate of Alex Bridge to front pastedown.

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1804 The Poetical Works of William Shenstone with a Life of the Author
1804 The Poetical Works of William Shenstone with a Life of the Author

Price: £34.99

A charming poetical anthology from William Shenstone. With a "Life of the Author and a Description of the Leasowes". Featuring a beautifully engraved frontispiece.

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1804 The Shipwreck A Poem Falconer With a Life Of The Author Clarke Illustrated
1804 The Shipwreck A Poem Falconer With a Life Of The Author Clarke Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An illustrated edition of William Falconer's The Shipwreck.With a life of the author written by James Stanier Clarke, an English cleric, naval author and man of letters.Illustrated with five vignettes and three plates. The...

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1805 2 Vol Oeuvres Completes De GILBERT Nicholas Joseph French Poet Scarce
1805 2 Vol Oeuvres Completes De GILBERT Nicholas Joseph French Poet Scarce

Price: £89.99

A scarce and nice set of this collection of Gilbert's poetry, in the original calf bindings. New Edition. Volume I features a portrait frontispiece. Complete in two volumes. Nicolas-Joseph-Florent Gilbert (December 15 1750 November...

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1805 2vols in 1 The Lay of the Last Minstrel 2nd Ed Ballad Lyrical Pieces 1st ed
1805 2vols in 1 The Lay of the Last Minstrel 2nd Ed Ballad Lyrical Pieces 1st ed

Price: £380.00

The Second Edition of Sir Walter Scott's narrative poem bound with the First Edition of his Ballads and Lyrical Pieces. Bound without half titles and advertisments.From the library of the Titley Court Estate.Titley Court...

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1805 3Vol Paradis Perdu John Milton French PARADISE LOST Translated Delille
1805 3Vol Paradis Perdu John Milton French PARADISE LOST Translated Delille

Price: £160.00

This is a nice three volume set of Milton's Paradise Lost.Translated in to French by Jacques Delille.John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters and civil servant. He is noted for his works of poetry and prose which...

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