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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 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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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 Jacob's Return From London; or, His Ramble to Bath
1789 Jacob's Return From London; or, His Ramble to Bath

Price: £450.00

A very scarce first edition of Thomas Knight's satirical poem from the point of view of his character Jacob Gawkey, which he performed at the Theatre Royal, Bath. The first edition of this work....

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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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1789 The Rout: or, a Sketch of Modern Life
1789 The Rout: or, a Sketch of Modern Life

Price: £440.00

A vanishingly scarce first edition of this entertaining satirical poem about modern society in the eighteenth century, written by the noted English poet Richard Graves. The first edition of...

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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 The Political Songster or a Touch on the Times
1790 The Political Songster or a Touch on the Times

Price: £1,200.00

A smartly bound collection of poetry by a major figure in the cultural life of Birmingham during the Midlands Enlightenment, John Freeth. The sixth edition of this work. In a rare untrimmed...

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1790 The Works of the English Poets
1790 The Works of the English Poets

Price: £1,400.00

A rebound collection of Samuel Johnson's series of biographies on prominent English poems, containing selections of the popular works of the poets. Illustrated with portraits. Incomplete in...

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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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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 2vol Jerusalem Delivered An Heroic Poem Seventh Edition J Hoole T Tasso
1792 2vol Jerusalem Delivered An Heroic Poem Seventh Edition J Hoole T Tasso

Price: £495.00

A beautifully bound copy of Torquato Tasso's epic poem, which found great popularity during seventeenth and eighteenth century England. The eighth edition of this work, which has a dedication by the translator's friend,...

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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 The Seasons
1793 The Seasons

Price: £280.00

A lovely edition of James Thomson's immensely influential poem that discusses the seasons, a beautiful poem, illustrated with seven detailed plates. Illustrated with a frontispiece, engraved...

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1793 The Seasons James Thomson Percival Stockdale Illustrated 1st Thus Stockdale
1793 The Seasons James Thomson Percival Stockdale Illustrated 1st Thus Stockdale

Price: £595.00

A beautifully bound, first Stockdale edition of James Thomson's famous poem, 'The Seasons'. In a full tree calf binding. With a presentation inscription to the recto of front endpaper, 'Elizabeth...

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1793 The Triumphs of Temper
1793 The Triumphs of Temper

Price: £40.00

An early, beautifully illustrated edition of William Hayley's popular, moral, didactic poem, 'The Triumphs of Temper'.The seventh edition. Contemporary inscription to the recto of front endpaper, Henrietta Illingworth. Illustrated,...

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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 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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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 Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell Oliver Goldsmith Large Paper Edition Bewick
1795 Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell Oliver Goldsmith Large Paper Edition Bewick

Price: £200.00

A beautifully illustrated, large paper edition of poetry by these two Irish poets, whose works were popular during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. With engravings by the talented John and Thomas Bewick. ...

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1795 The Chase a Poem
1795 The Chase a Poem

Price: £120.00

The first edition of Thomas Bewick's illustrated edition of William Somervile's best known poem 'The Chase'. The first edition thus of this work, being the first edition with Bewick's illustrations....

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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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1795 The Triumphs of Temper
1795 The Triumphs of Temper

Price: £47.00

An early edition of William Hayley's popular, moral, didactic poem, 'The Triumphs of Temper'. Retaining the engraved plates. The eighth edition. Illustrated, with seven full page plates. Contemporary copperplate signature to...

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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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1796 The Shipwreck
1796 The Shipwreck

Price: £120.00

The ninth edition of this popular poem on life and sea and a shipwreck, by William Falconer, illustrated with four plates. The ninth edition of this work. 'The Shipwreck' is a popular poem...

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1796 The Triumphs of Temper
1796 The Triumphs of Temper

Price: £90.00

An early edition of William Hayley's popular didactic poem, 'The Triumphs of Temper'. The ninth edition. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper, 'Given to me by Miss Jane Smith Sep 6 1799 Chelsea'. Pages 1-12...

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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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1797 Poems
1797 Poems

Price: £200.00

The second edition of this work. Complete in one volume, though later editions had two volumes. A collection of the poems of Robert Southey. Containing 'To Mary Wollstonecraft', 'The Triumph of Woman',...

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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 The Triumphs of Temper
1799 The Triumphs of Temper

Price: £25.00

An early edition of William Hayley's popular, moral, didactic poem, 'The Triumphs of Temper', with illustrations by Stothard. The tenth edition of this poem. Illustrated, with seven full page plates by Thomas Stothard. Stothard...

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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 Quintus Horatius Flaccus
1800 Quintus Horatius Flaccus

Price: £140.00

1800 In Latin. Stereotype edition. A collection of the works of Horace. The odes are written in an imitation of the short lyrical poems written by the original Greek poets, Sappho, Pindar,...

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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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1800-1816 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 Samuel Butler Zachary Grey Illustrated
1801 2vol Hudibras Samuel Butler Zachary Grey Illustrated

Price: £195.00

An illustrated and nicely bound edition of Samuel Bulter's popular poem 'Hudibras', with notes by Zachary Grey. Complete in two volumes. 'Hudibras' is a long narrative poem which was published...

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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 Pleasures of Memory Poems Samuel Rogers Stothard Illustrated
1801 Pleasures of Memory Poems Samuel Rogers Stothard Illustrated

Price: £64.00

A nicely illustrated copy of Samuel Roger's popular poetry, including 'The Pleasures of Memory', illustrated by Thomas Stothard. A collection of poetry by Samuel Rogers. Including 'The Pleasures...

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1801 Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin George Canning French Revolution
1801 Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin George Canning French Revolution

Price: £550.00

An influential collection of poetry from the 'Anti-Jacobin' publication, which greatly opposed the French Revolution. This work is a collection of poetry from the English newspapers 'Anti-Jacobin'....

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1801 Thalaba the Destroyer
1801 Thalaba the Destroyer

Price: £700.00

The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes with the scarce publishers adverts. Volume I with a half-title and two pages of publisher's adverts. Volume I with one page of publisher's adverts....

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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 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 Poetical Works of the Later Thomas Warton
1802 The Poetical Works of the Later Thomas Warton

Price: £110.00

The fifth edition of the complete poems of the English poet Thomas Wharton the Younger, illustrated with a frontispiece, containing his famous poem 'The Pleasures of Melancholy'. Complete in...

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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 2vol Poems by William Cowper Poetry Illustrated Coloured Plates
1803 2vol Poems by William Cowper Poetry Illustrated Coloured Plates

Price: £675.00

A nicely bound collection of poetry by William Cowper, illustrated with hand-coloured plates throughout. Complete in two volumes. In a signed binding by Maclehose in Glasgow. A collection...

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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 4vols Works of Hannah More Poetry Very Scarce Will. Marchane Ardagh Scarce
1803 4vols Works of Hannah More Poetry Very Scarce Will. Marchane Ardagh Scarce

Price: £315.00

A very scarce four volume set of the poetical works by Hannah More. Uniformly bound in a half calf binding, this is a nice example of this collection of works. Complete in four volumes. Each...

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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 The Works of Richard Owen Cambridge Scribleriad George Owen Cambridge First Ed Scarce
1803 The Works of Richard Owen Cambridge Scribleriad George Owen Cambridge First Ed Scarce

Price: £220.00

A very scarce anthology of Richard Owen Cambridge's poetry. Posthumously published, this work features poems that had not previously been published. The first edition, edited with a memoir by Cambridge's son. ...

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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 Scripscrapologia or Collins's Doggerel Dish of All Sorts
1804 Scripscrapologia or Collins's Doggerel Dish of All Sorts

Price: £370.00

A smartly bound, very scarce, copy of this poetry anthology from 'Brush Collins', an English entertainer. With half title, and engraved portrait frontispiece of Collins. Prior owner's inscription...

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1804 The Fables of Flora
1804 The Fables of Flora

Price: £80.00

A nicely illustrated collection of the fable poetry of Dr John Langhorne, illustrated with beautiful vignettes. In a signed binding by Bickers. A collection of Dr John Langhorne's fables, ...

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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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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 in 1 The Poetical Works Cunningham Falconer Day Illustrated
1805 3vol in 1 The Poetical Works Cunningham Falconer Day Illustrated

Price: £86.00

Three volumes of collected poetical works bound in one volume, containing the works of John Cunningham, William Falconer, and Thomas Day. These poetical works were collated by the notable English...

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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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1805 Madoc
1805 Madoc

Price: £280.00

The first edition of Robert Southey's adventure poem about the legend of an young Welsh prince, 'Madoc'. The first edition of this work. This edition was limited to five-hundred copies. 'Madoc'...

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1805 Poems Portuguese of Luis De Camoens Strangford Illustrated Leather
1805 Poems Portuguese of Luis De Camoens Strangford Illustrated Leather

Price: £44.00

A fascinating collection of poems by Portugal's greatest poet Luis de Camoes, with an additional study of his life and writings by Percy Smythe, Viscount Strangford. A fourth edition copy....

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1805 Porte-Feuille Le Paradis Perdu French Poetry
1805 Porte-Feuille Le Paradis Perdu French Poetry

Price: £69.99

A presumed first edition of 'The Stolen Wallet', a collection of three of Parny's poems. First Edition. 'Oeuvres de Parny'. 'Contai

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1805 Prospectus of Sharpe's Cabinet of the British Poets Poetical Works of Thomas Gray
1805 Prospectus of Sharpe's Cabinet of the British Poets Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Price: £145.00

1805 Two volumes bound as one. In a signed binding by Faulkner. This work contains a collection of the poems of William Collins and Thomas Gray. Collins and Gray were both influential poets...

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1805 The SEASONS by James THOMSON Engravings by BEWICK
1805 The SEASONS by James THOMSON Engravings by BEWICK

Price: £255.00

The first Bewick illustrated edition of Thomson's famous collection of poems, The Seasons in a lovely original binding. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland,...

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1805 William COLLINS Poetical Works GRAY Poetry
1805 William COLLINS Poetical Works GRAY Poetry

Price: £79.99

A leather bound volume, with gilt detailing to the spine and a gilt border to the boards.  This book contains two volume of poetry bound together.  There is a joint, illustrated title page at the beginning of the...

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1806 2vol Odes of Anacreon Thomas Moore Poetry Ninth Edition Original Boards
1806 2vol Odes of Anacreon Thomas Moore Poetry Ninth Edition Original Boards

Price: £155.00

One of Thomas Moore's first works, Odes of Anacreon. During his lifetime, Moore was often referred to as Anacreon Moore, hence the eponymous title of his first poetry collection. Ninth edition. With an engraved frontispiece to...

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1806 Aristotelis de Poetica Liber EditIo Tertia Aristotle Thomas Tyrwhitt
1806 Aristotelis de Poetica Liber EditIo Tertia Aristotle Thomas Tyrwhitt

Price: £145.00

A third edition copy of Thomas Tyrwhitt's 'Aristotelis De Poetica Liber' in a charming three quarter speckled calf binding with marbled paper boards. Thomas Tyrwhitt was an English classical...

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1806 Juvenile Poems
1806 Juvenile Poems

Price: £360.00

A very scarce first edition of Thomas Romney Robinson's juvenile poems, illustrated with a frontispiece. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. A collection of the juvenile poems...

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1806 Moore's Fables for the Female Sex by Edward Moore Verse Engravings Illus
1806 Moore's Fables for the Female Sex by Edward Moore Verse Engravings Illus

Price: £120.00

Edward Moore's fables, illustrated with a number of fine engravings. Edward Moore (22 March 1712 1 March 1757), English dramatist and miscellaneous writer, the son of a dissenting minister, was born at Abingdon, Berkshire. With...

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1806 Sir Tristrem Metrical Romance Thomas de Ercildoun Sir Walter Scott 2nd Ed
1806 Sir Tristrem Metrical Romance Thomas de Ercildoun Sir Walter Scott 2nd Ed

Price: £210.00

The second edition of Sir Walter Scott's edition of 'Sir Tristrem', a thirteenth century Middle English Romantic poem. The second edition of this work. Lacking the half-title. 'Sir Tristrem'...

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1806 The Pleasures Of Memory With Other Poems Samuel Rogers
1806 The Pleasures Of Memory With Other Poems Samuel Rogers

Price: £69.99

An illustrated collection of Rogers' poetry, from the early 1800s. New Edition. Illustrated with engraved vignettes. With an armorial bookplate to the front free endpaper.

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1806 The Poetical Works of John Milton
1806 The Poetical Works of John Milton

Price: £60.00

A complete collection of the poems of the influential poet John Milton, complete here as three volumes in one, illustrated throughout. Complete as three volumes bound in one. A collection of...

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1806 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Sketch of authors Life Evans Illus
1806 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Sketch of authors Life Evans Illus

Price: £32.00

A second edition of this collection of poetry by Oliver Goldsmith.Oliver Goldsmith was an irish novelist, playwright and poet best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield.

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1807 Canwyll Y Cymry Gwaith Rees Prichard Welsh Poetry Welshman's Candle Scarce
1807 Canwyll Y Cymry Gwaith Rees Prichard Welsh Poetry Welshman's Candle Scarce

Price: £250.00

A scarce collection of Welsh poetry.Prichard's writings were of a religious nature and were both influential and inspiring. With a life of Mr Rees Prichard and introduction by S Hughes.In the original Welsh.Rees Prichard was a...

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1807 Poems by Rev George Crabbe The Village The Parish Register FIRST
1807 Poems by Rev George Crabbe The Village The Parish Register FIRST

Price: £99.99

This is a smart copy of this first collected edition of poems by George Crabbe.George Crabbe was an English poet, surgeon and clergyman. he is best known for his early use of the realistic narrative form and his descriptions of...

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1807 Poems Reverend George Crabbe First Edition
1807 Poems Reverend George Crabbe First Edition

Price: £48.00

The first edition of this collection of George Crabbe's poetry, in a nice leather binding. The first edition of this work. A collection of poems by George Crabbe. Containing 'The Village',...

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1807 POETICAL EPITOME Elegant Extracts POETRY Drama
1807 POETICAL EPITOME Elegant Extracts POETRY Drama

Price: £33.99

Rebound in speckled red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Unusual portrait format. Charming anthology illustrated with engraved vignette to title page.  Presented under the following four headings; Sacred and Moral Didactic,...

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1807 RICHMOND A Descriptive Poem Hill Thomas Maurice
1807 RICHMOND A Descriptive Poem Hill Thomas Maurice

Price: £99.99

An uncommon first edition of Maurice's descriptive poem, with two fold-out plates showing engravings of views of Richmond Hill and Palace. Still in the delicate publishers original paper boards. The son of a schoolmaster,...

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1807 Specimens of the Later English Poets, With Preliminary Notices
1807 Specimens of the Later English Poets, With Preliminary Notices

Price: £550.00

The first edition of this nicely bound collection of poems from the reign of James II of England to the beginning of the nineteenth century, including poems by Walter Scott, Alexander Pope, and William Cowper. ...

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1807 The Exodiad A Poem Richard Cumberland Scarce James Bland Burges FIRST Ed
1807 The Exodiad A Poem Richard Cumberland Scarce James Bland Burges FIRST Ed

Price: £59.99

The scarce first edition of this collaborative epic poem from Richard Cumberland and Sir James Bland Burges. Richard Cumberland (19 February 1732 7 May 1811) was an English dramatist and civil servant. His plays are often remembered...

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1807 The New Bath Guide Memoirs of the B-N-R-D Family Anstey Illustrated
1807 The New Bath Guide Memoirs of the B-N-R-D Family Anstey Illustrated

Price: £115.00

An illustrated copy of Christopher Anstey's popular satirical poem on the life of Bath in the eighteenth century. A new edition of this work. A collection of fifteen poetical letters showing...

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1807 The Satires of Juvenal Francis Hodgson Satirical Roman Poem
1807 The Satires of Juvenal Francis Hodgson Satirical Roman Poem

Price: £120.00

Francis Hodgson's translation of the satirical poems of Roman poet, Juvenal. The Satires are a collection of satirical poems by the Latin author Juvenal written in the late 1st and early 2nd centuries AD. Francis Hodgson (1781...

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1807 The Triumphs of Temper
1807 The Triumphs of Temper

Price: £40.00

An early, beautifully illustrated edition of William Hayley's popular, moral, didactic poem, 'The Triumphs of Temper'.The scarce thirteenth edition, which notes to the title page to include original designs by Maria Flaxman. However,...

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1807-11 The Poetical Works of Hammond, Lyttelton, Shaw, Lovibond, Penrose T.Park
1807-11 The Poetical Works of Hammond, Lyttelton, Shaw, Lovibond, Penrose T.Park

Price: £79.99

An uncommon collection of poetical works, bound as one. Collated from the best editions. Each work features an engraved frontispiece.

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1808 2vols in1 Pindari Carmina Chr Gottl Heyne Greek Latin Pindar Odes
1808 2vols in1 Pindari Carmina Chr Gottl Heyne Greek Latin Pindar Odes

Price: £95.00

A small pocket sized edition of the works of Pindar.In both the original Greek with a short Latin commentary.Two volumes bound together as one.This volume comprises of all four books of Pindar's victory odes which are...

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1808 GILBERT Young Carrier James TEMPLEMAN First Ed
1808 GILBERT Young Carrier James TEMPLEMAN First Ed

Price: £150.00

A first edition of a scarce rural poem, illustrated with plates and a fold-out map. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. With two engraved plates, and a fold-out map. The fold-out map is missing the top third. The...

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1808 Home. A Poem by J. B. GREENSHIELDS
1808 Home. A Poem by J. B. GREENSHIELDS

Price: £155.00

A scarce book of poetry from John Boyd Greenshields, usually difficult to find in any edition. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Little is known about the poet...

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1808 MARMION Flodden Field by WALTER SCOTT
1808 MARMION Flodden Field by WALTER SCOTT

Price: £174.00

A second edition of this famous poetical work, in a fine decorative binding. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, with the armorial bookplate of Reverend Joseph Cook, and a pencil shelfmark to the front blank. Bound in leather...

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1808 Poetical Works Of Christopher Anstey With Life Writings Illustrated First
1808 Poetical Works Of Christopher Anstey With Life Writings Illustrated First

Price: £99.99

A relatively scarce edition of The Poetical Works of Christopher Anstey with a portrait of Anstey to frontispiece and engraved plates throughout. With an account of the author's life and works by his son, John Anstey. First edition. Christopher...

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1808 The Complete Angler
1808 The Complete Angler

Price: £1,100.00

A smart copy of the first Bagster edition of Isaac Walton and Charles Cotton's noted and influential celebration of fishing, The Complete Angler. With the scarce publisher's adverts. 'The...

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1808 The Complete Angler
1808 The Complete Angler

Price: £800.00

The first Bagster edition of Isaac Walton and Charles Cotton's noted and influential celebration of fishing, The Complete Angler. 'The Compleat Angler' is Izaak Walton's best known work. It...

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1808 The Fisher Boy a Poem William Henry Ireland Illustrated
1808 The Fisher Boy a Poem William Henry Ireland Illustrated

Price: £135.00

A nicely bound copd of William Henry Ireland's poem 'The Fisher Boy', published after his Shakespeare forgery scandal under a pseudonym. A poem by William Henry Ireland about a young fisher...

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1808 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Walter Scott Ballads Lyrical Pieces Songs
1808 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Walter Scott Ballads Lyrical Pieces Songs

Price: £340.00

A large and handsome copy of Walter Scott's long narrative historical poem. Eighth Edition. With Ballads and Lyrical Pieces, Songs, and Ballads from the Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. 168 pages of copious notes to the rear. Armorial...

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1808-10 2vol Scott Lay Of The Last Minstrel And Marmion Tale Of Flodden Field
1808-10 2vol Scott Lay Of The Last Minstrel And Marmion Tale Of Flodden Field

Price: £99.99

A uniformly bound pair of some of Scott's poetry The Lay of the Last Minstrel, A Poem (ninth edition) and Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field (fifth edition). In two volumes. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771 - 1832) was a Scottish...

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1808-15 5vol Works of Sir Walter Scott First Editions Rokeby Don Roderick
1808-15 5vol Works of Sir Walter Scott First Editions Rokeby Don Roderick

Price: £800.00

Six early editions of Sir Walter Scott's poetry, bound in five volumes. With five of the poems being first editions, some first impressions. Very scarce to have so many quarto editions in one collection. ...

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1808-21 2v Rokeby Marmion WALTER SCOTT Westall Stothard
1808-21 2v Rokeby Marmion WALTER SCOTT Westall Stothard

Price: £143.99

Two early illustrated editions of Sir Walter Scott favourites in decorative uniform bindings, with engravings from Richard Westall and Thomas Stothard. Marmion is the 1808 fourth edition. With illustrations bound...

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1809 4vol The Works of Peter Pindar Esq Illustrated Poetry Pocket Sized Wolcot
1809 4vol The Works of Peter Pindar Esq Illustrated Poetry Pocket Sized Wolcot

Price: £90.00

The collected works of satirical writer, Peter Pindar. Complete in four volumes.With an engraved frontispiece and title page to all volumes.Peter Pindar was a pseudonym for John Walcot. Walcot wrote many satirical works and his first...

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1809 Elegant Extracts in Poetry or Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry
1809 Elegant Extracts in Poetry or Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Price: £35.00

A selection of poetry extracts. With an engraved title page.This is a new edition of this work, which is aimed at 'the improvement of young persons'.This work is divided into four books; Sacred and Moral; Didactic, Descriptive, Narrative...

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1809 Gertrude Of Wyoming A Pennsylvanian Tale By Thomas Campbell First Edition
1809 Gertrude Of Wyoming A Pennsylvanian Tale By Thomas Campbell First Edition

Price: £79.99

Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale and Other Poems by Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844) a Scottish poet chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing specially with human affairs. First edition. Gertrude of Wyoming...

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1809 Gertrude of Wyoming Pennsylvanian Tale Thoms Campbell Poetry First Edition
1809 Gertrude of Wyoming Pennsylvanian Tale Thoms Campbell Poetry First Edition

Price: £140.00

A first edition of this romantic epic poem by Thomas Campbell.The setting of the poem is the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania and the massacre that occurred there on July 3, 1778. On that day, more than three hundred American Revolutionaries...

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1809 Guy's Porridge Pot with The Dun Cow Epic Poem Rovert Eyres Landor Second Ed
1809 Guy's Porridge Pot with The Dun Cow Epic Poem Rovert Eyres Landor Second Ed

Price: £450.00

The second expanded edition of Guy's Porridge Pot.Though published anonymously, authorship has been attributed to Robert Eyres Landor.Expanded with Landor's response regarding an attack on the first edition. The response...

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1809 Horatii Flacci Odes Poetry William Baxter Johann Gesner Latin
1809 Horatii Flacci Odes Poetry William Baxter Johann Gesner Latin

Price: £95.00

A collection of works by Quintus Horatius Flaccus, with notes by WIlliam Baxter, Johann Matthais Gesner, and Zeunius. A collection of works by Horace. Quintus Horatius Flaccus was a Roman poet,...

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1809 The Four Slaves of CYTHERA Robert Bland First edition
1809 The Four Slaves of CYTHERA Robert Bland First edition

Price: £54.99

A romantic poetical work set within ten cantos. First edition. From the author of "Edwy and Elgiva" and "Sir Everard".

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1809 The Triumphs of Temper
1809 The Triumphs of Temper

Price: £50.00

A smart copy of of William Hayley's popular, moral, didactic poem, 'The Triumphs of Temper'. An uncommon 'New Edition' of this poem. With half-title. 'The Triumphs of Temper' is William Hayley's best known poem. It was so popular...

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1809 Thomas Campbell Gertrude of Wymoing First Edition Pennsylvanian Tale Poems
1809 Thomas Campbell Gertrude of Wymoing First Edition Pennsylvanian Tale Poems

Price: £130.00

A first edition of this work by Thomas Campbell.With rare errata slip to half-title.Thomas Campbell was a Scottish poet chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry. Gertrude of Wyoming is a romantic epic in Spenserian stanza. Though...

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1809-1815 8vols ROBERT SOUTHEY inc RODERICK Poetry
1809-1815 8vols ROBERT SOUTHEY inc RODERICK Poetry

Price: £184.99

below 1809-1815 - London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown 7" by 4" - 297, 293, 257, 269, 267, 285, 291, 274pp    

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1810 1vol only The Poetical Magazine Fourteenth Number Vol III Illustrated
1810 1vol only The Poetical Magazine Fourteenth Number Vol III Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A poetical work One volume only. Fourteenth number volume III. By Rudolph Ackermann. Illustrated with 12 plates. With the previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown that reads 'Barnard...

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1810 21Vol Works English Poets JOHNSON poetry LEATHER
1810 21Vol Works English Poets JOHNSON poetry LEATHER

Price: £1,334.99

Rebacked set with original gilt tooled calf leather boards and gilt lettering to spines. The first edition thus and in twenty one volumes complete. Enlarged edition by Alexander Chalmers of Samuel Johnson's Lives of the Most Eminent...

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1810 4 vol in 2 Old Ballads Historical and Narrative Evans Illustrated
1810 4 vol in 2 Old Ballads Historical and Narrative Evans Illustrated

Price: £345.00

A complete four volume set of Thomas Evans's collection of 'Old Ballads', bound in two volumes. A New Edition copy, revised and enlarged by the author's son, Robert Harding Evans, a notable...

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1810 Beauties of the Lyric Muse Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated Poetical Bouquet
1810 Beauties of the Lyric Muse Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated Poetical Bouquet

Price: £80.00

A very scarce copy of this charming collection of English poetry, containing some of the most beautiful and well known pieces of poetic composition by such famous names as Pope, Fryden, Spenser, and many more. ...

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1810 Bucolica Eclogues VIRGIL Latin Poetry Roman Illustrated Plates Scarce
1810 Bucolica Eclogues VIRGIL Latin Poetry Roman Illustrated Plates Scarce

Price: £250.00

An early nineteenth-century copy of Virgil's Bucolica, illustrated with plates. Featuring 24 illustrated plates to the rear of 'plants referred to in the Eclogues'. With the armorial bookplate of Lord Battersea to the front pastedown. The...

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1810 Byron English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Lord Byron Third Edition
1810 Byron English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Lord Byron Third Edition

Price: £90.00

The third edition of Byron's satirical poem, English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. It was first published, anonymously, in March 1809; the opening parodies the first satire of Juvenal. A second, expanded edition followed later in...

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1810 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers a Satire Lord Byron Fourth Edition
1810 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers a Satire Lord Byron Fourth Edition

Price: £59.99

A fourth edition of Lord Byron's renowned satirical poem English Bards and Scotch Reviewers.  First published, anonymously, in March 1809; a second, expanded edition followed later in 1809, with Byron identified as the...

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1810 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Lord Byron Spurious Third Ed Watermark
1810 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Lord Byron Spurious Third Ed Watermark

Price: £145.00

Lord Byron's satirical poem in original state.Spurious reprint of the Third Edition. Watermark 'J & R Ansell 1818' most visible to vii-2pp.Lovely to see in the original boards.English Bards and Scotch Reviewers is a satirical poem...

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1810 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Satirical Poem Lord Byron Fourth Ed
1810 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Satirical Poem Lord Byron Fourth Ed

Price: £80.00

Byron's famous satirical poem, which was initially published anonymously. Fourth edition With many additional engraved plates and facsimiles bound to the rear, as well as a publisher's catalogue and an advertisement for the British...

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1810 Erin A Geographical and Descriptive Poem First Edition Edward Smedley
1810 Erin A Geographical and Descriptive Poem First Edition Edward Smedley

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this scarce geographical poem on Ireland by English clergyman, Edward Smedley. With an engraved vignette title page to parts I and II in addition to engraved tail pieces...

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1810 Fables by the Late Mr Gay In One Volume Illustrated Verse Pocket Sized
1810 Fables by the Late Mr Gay In One Volume Illustrated Verse Pocket Sized

Price: £35.00

A selection of fables by John Gay.Illustrated, with ornamental vignettes to the start of every fable, as well as a vignette title page.Unfortunately lacking frontispiece.From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher...

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1810 Marmion A Tale Of Flodden Field By Walter Scott With Notes
1810 Marmion A Tale Of Flodden Field By Walter Scott With Notes

Price: £39.99

A lovely edition of Marmion, an epic poem by Walter Scott about the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513. The fifth edition. First published in 1808. Although it did not find favour with contemporary critics, the public enthusiasm...

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1810 The Curse of Kehama Robert Southey Uncommon Quarter Calf Binding First Ed
1810 The Curse of Kehama Robert Southey Uncommon Quarter Calf Binding First Ed

Price: £345.00

A handsome copy of Robert Southey's 'The Curse of Kehama'. This uncommon work is comprised twelve poems, in which Southey explore themes of Hinduism and Zoroastrianism. An uncommon first edition...

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1810 The Lady of the Lake by Walter SCOTT
1810 The Lady of the Lake by Walter SCOTT

Price: £320.00

An attractively bound example of Scott's popular narrative poem. Seventh edition, published in the same year as the first. No less than twelve editions or impressions were published in 1810 alone. The Lady of the Lake...

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1810 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Poem Eighth Edition Reissue
1810 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Poem Eighth Edition Reissue

Price: £230.00

A quarto edition of this famed historical poem by Scottish poet, Sir Walter Scott. In a handsome quarter morocco binding. With 'Eighth Edition' stated to the title page. This is a reissue of...

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1810 The Pleasures of Imagination Mark Akenside A New Edition Illustrated Poem
1810 The Pleasures of Imagination Mark Akenside A New Edition Illustrated Poem

Price: £140.00

An interestingly bound copy of The Pleasures of Imagination. With a frontispiece and three plates.A New edition of this poem. The Pleasures of Imagination is a didactic poem which discusses the various kinds of pleasure to be...

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1810 Thomas CAMPBELL GERTRUDE Wyoming Other Poems
1810 Thomas CAMPBELL GERTRUDE Wyoming Other Poems

Price: £29.99

An early copy of Thomas Campbell's collected poems. Second Edition. Two volumes bound into one. Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale (1809) is a romantic epic in Spenserian stanza composed by Scottish poet Thomas Campbell...

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1810-12 4vol in 2 of Works of British Poets Idyllia Rev. Richard Powhele Tibullus James Grainger
1810-12 4vol in 2 of Works of British Poets Idyllia Rev. Richard Powhele Tibullus James Grainger

Price: £170.00

Two volumes from the 'Works of British Poets' set.... Volumes fifty-nine and sixty-seven of the 'Works of British Poets', in uniform leather bindings. With four volumes in two, with two frontispiece...

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1810-15 3 Volumes Walter Scott The Lady of The Lake Rokeby Waterloo Marmion
1810-15 3 Volumes Walter Scott The Lady of The Lake Rokeby Waterloo Marmion

Price: £110.00

Early editions of these four poems, uniformly bound ino three volumes.Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. The first English language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime,...

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1810/1818 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers A Satire Lord Byron Spurious Third
1810/1818 English Bards and Scotch Reviewers A Satire Lord Byron Spurious Third

Price: £50.00

Lord Byron's satirical poem in original state.This is a spurious copy of the third edition with the watermark 'Basted Mill 1818' to many of the pages. This is regarded as the 7th spurious reprint of the authorised third edition.English...

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1811 The Banks of Wye A Poem in Four Books Bloomfield Illustrated First Edition
1811  The Banks of Wye A Poem in Four Books Bloomfield Illustrated First Edition

Price: £90.00

The first edition of Robert Bloomfield's poetic journal of his trip to Wye and through South Wales. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court,...

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1811 2 vol POEMS William COWPER Inner Temple
1811 2 vol POEMS William COWPER Inner Temple

Price: £135.00

A wonderful collection of Cowper's evocative poetry. A New Edition. Complete in two volumes. Printer's ink stamp of T. Bensley, London, to title verso. The stages of William Cowper's life: forced into a career in the law that...

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1811 2vols Oeuvres De Gresset With a Life of Author Poet French Dramatist Works
1811 2vols Oeuvres De Gresset With a Life of Author Poet French Dramatist Works

Price: £675.00

The works of French author Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset. Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece and five plates to volume I. A following two plates to volume II.In the original French.Gresset is best known for his poem Vert-Vert,...

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1811 2vols Poems of William Cowper New Edition Illustrated Full Calf Scarce
1811 2vols Poems of William Cowper New Edition Illustrated Full Calf Scarce

Price: £140.00

A two volume set of works featuring the poetic talents of William Cowper, illustrated with several plates throughout each volume. A scarce work. A new edition. Complete in two volumes. Rebacked,...

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1811 Il Giardino Del Parnaso
1811 Il Giardino Del Parnaso

Price: £160.00

The first edition of this anthology of Italian poets throughout history, written here in the original Italian, compiled by G. D. Pierotti. The first edition of this work. Complete as two volumes...

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1811 Lord Byron's English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Fourth Edition Fifth Issue
1811 Lord Byron's English Bards and Scotch Reviewers Fourth Edition Fifth Issue

Price: £160.00

An early nineteenth century copy of Lord Byron's satirical poem.Great to see this in the original publishers' boards.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. A spurious...

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1811 Poems John Lee Lewes Scarce First Edition Frontispiece Original Boards Signed
1811 Poems John Lee Lewes Scarce First Edition Frontispiece Original Boards Signed

Price: £340.00

Signed by the author, this scarce collection of poems is by John Lee Lewes, son of the comic actor Charles Lee Lewes. The first edition of this poetry collection. In the publisher's original...

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1811 The Shipwreck A Poem by William Falconer illustrated
1811 The Shipwreck A Poem by William Falconer illustrated

Price: £150.00

The Shipwreck is a beautifully illustrated and descriptive poem, depicting an array of classical allusions. Features a fold out map and plates and vignettes by Rober Dodd, a marine painter. In three cantos. Also features additional...

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1811 The Vision of Don Roderick A Poem Walter Scott
1811 The Vision of Don Roderick A Poem Walter Scott

Price: £64.99

Not first or second edition - pagination wrong An early edition of this poem by Sir Walter Scott. It celebrated the recent victories of the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular War, and proceeds of its sale were to raise funds...

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1811 The Vision of Don Roderick and Other Poems Walter Scott
1811 The Vision of Don Roderick and Other Poems Walter Scott

Price: £68.00

A collection of Walter Scott's poems, including 'The Vision of Don Roderick'. The second edition of this work. 'The Vision of Don Roderick' is a poem celebrating the victories of the Duke of...

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1811 The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison
1811 The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison

Price: £375.00

A complete new edition of the collected works of Joseph Addison, including all of his essays contributed to 'The Spectator'. Complete in six volumes. A new edition of this work. A collection...

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1811-13 Rejected Addresses SMITH English Bards BYRON
1811-13 Rejected Addresses SMITH English Bards BYRON

Price: £119.99

Two brilliant poetical satires from the Smiths and Lord Byron in a calf binding. English Bards is the fourth edition. Rejected Addresses is the ninth edition.

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1812 2vol Works of Thomas Otway Plays Poems Letters a Life Frontispiece
1812 2vol Works of Thomas Otway Plays Poems Letters a Life Frontispiece

Price: £180.00

A two volume set of works by Thomas Otway, including all of his most popular plays, and a selection of letters and poems. Complete in two volumes. This work includes 'Alcibiades', 'Don Carlos,...

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1812 8vol Works Of Alexander Pope in Verse and Prose Notes And Life Dr. Johnson
1812 8vol Works Of Alexander Pope in Verse and Prose Notes And Life Dr. Johnson

Price: £795.00

A scarce set of The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Verse and Prose with a Selection of Explanatory Notes and Account of his Life by Dr. Johnson First edition thus. Seemingly the first edition to contain solely the...

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1812 8vols Works of Alexander Pope Esq Verse and Prose Dr Johnson
1812 8vols Works of Alexander Pope Esq Verse and Prose Dr Johnson

Price: £650.00

A smartly rebacked set of Alexander Pope's poetry, complete with his most popular works and a frontispiece. Complete in eight volumes. An eight volumes set of Alexander Pope's poetry. Including...

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1812 Epistles in Verse Between Cynthio and Leonora G Marshall First Edition
1812 Epistles in Verse Between Cynthio and Leonora G Marshall First Edition

Price: £395.00

An uncommon, illustrated poem by George Marshall. The first edition of this work, with engravings from designs by John Thurston and one by Dodd. Illustrated, with a frontispiece, engraved dedication...

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1812 Fables John Gay Illustrated Vignettes With Johnson's Life of Gay Poetry
1812 Fables John Gay Illustrated Vignettes With Johnson's Life of Gay Poetry

Price: £37.00

A series of fables told in a poetical form.With numerous vignettes throughout.This work comprises of sixty-seven fables in total, told in a poetic narrative.These fables were originally written fro Prince William, later the Duke of...

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1812 George Crabbe Signed The Borough A Poem Edition Notable Work Couplets
1812 George Crabbe Signed The Borough A Poem Edition Notable Work Couplets

Price: £1,100.00

An early edition of this famous poem by the English poet, surgeon and clergyman George Crabbe. Signed to the half-title page of volume I 'To Miss Waldron, From the Author'. Signed copies by Crabbe are extremely rare. ...

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1812 HYPOCRISY A Satire Rev Charles COLTON Poem
1812 HYPOCRISY A Satire Rev Charles COLTON Poem

Price: £77.99

Hardbound volume with remains of leather binding, marble paper covered boards, and marble paper pastedowns. This is the first book of a projected three. The other two books were never published. This poem attacks the reputation...

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1812 Lirici Antichi Serj e Giocosi Fino Al Secolo XVI Poetry until 16th Century
1812 Lirici Antichi Serj e Giocosi Fino Al Secolo XVI Poetry until 16th Century

Price: £160.00

A collection of Italian poetry up until the sixteenth century. In Italian.With an illustrated frontispiece and several vignette illustrations throughout.Some of the poets whose work is included, as listed in...

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1812 Night Thoughts E Young The Complaint Life Death Immortality Illustrated
1812 Night Thoughts E Young The Complaint Life Death Immortality Illustrated

Price: £58.00

A charmingly bound pocket-sized edition of Young's Night Thoughts.Illustrated, with an engraved frontispiece and title page.Edward Young is best remembered for his Night-Thoughts, which is a long narrative poem originally published...

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1812 POEMS by Samuel Rogers Illustrated Pleasures of Memory
1812 POEMS by Samuel Rogers Illustrated Pleasures of Memory

Price: £120.00

The first collected edition of the poetry of Romantic poet Samuel Rogers, including some of his best-known works such as The Pleasures of Memory, An Epistle to a Friend, and To a Friend on his Marriage. Rogers was in effect a literary...

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1812 Poetical Vagaries by George COLMAN the Younger
1812 Poetical Vagaries by George COLMAN the Younger

Price: £47.99

A First Edition of Colman's Poetical Vagaries Bound in leather with gilt embellished spine George Colman (1762 1836), known as "the Younger," was an English dramatist and miscellaneous writer. He was the son of George Colman...

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1812 Rejected Addresses New Theatrum Poetarum James Smith Horace Smith
1812 Rejected Addresses New Theatrum Poetarum James Smith Horace Smith

Price: £55.00

A nice copy of this humorous collection of parody addresses of famous author, written by the brothers James and Horace Smith. 'Rejected Addresses' is a collection of parodies of authors of Georgian...

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1812 Tales Reverend George Crabbe 1st Tree Calf Binding
1812 Tales Reverend George Crabbe 1st Tree Calf Binding

Price: £160.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry by George Crabbe, bound in a full tree calf binding. The first edition of this work. 'Tales' is a collection of poetry by George Crabbe, which...

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1812-18 2vols Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto I II and IV Illustrated First Ed
1812-18 2vols Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto I II and IV Illustrated First Ed

Price: £795.00

Two volumes of Lord Byron's lengthy narrative poem.In a lovely morocco J Edmond of Aberdeen binding.With a folding Greek facsimile plate to the rear of volume I.Volume I is the third edition of the first two cantos in addition...

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1813 2vol Tales by George Crabbe Poetry
1813 2vol Tales by George Crabbe Poetry

Price: £145.00

A collection of stories in verse from the Reverend George Crabbe. Third edition. George Crabbe (24 December 1754 3 February 1832) was an English poet and naturalist. The two works for which Crabbe became best known were The Village...

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1813 Hobbinol, FIELD SPORTS, And The BOWLING Green Somervile
1813 Hobbinol, FIELD SPORTS, And The BOWLING Green Somervile

Price: £185.00

A collection of poetry from William Somervile. Aimed as an accompaniment to the 1796 edition of 'The Chace', Somevile's most famous work: 'including the lesser Poems of the same popular writer on Field and Rural Sports, so as to...

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1813 Rokeby A Poem by Walter Scott Third Edition
1813 Rokeby A Poem by Walter Scott Third Edition

Price: £40.00

A third edition of this poem by Sir Walter Scott.Rokeby is a narrative poem in six cantos and is set in Teesdale during the English Civil War.

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1813 Rokeby A Poem in Six Cantos Sir Walter Scott Fourth Edition Civil War
1813 Rokeby A Poem in Six Cantos Sir Walter Scott Fourth Edition Civil War

Price: £135.00

The fourth edition of Sir Walter Scott's popular historical poem Rokeby.A narrative poem in six cantos, Rokeby is set in Teesdale during the English Civil War. The poem grew from Scott's friendship with J B S Morritt whose home at...

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1813 Rokeby A Poem Sir Walter Scott First Edition First Impression Quarto
1813 Rokeby A Poem Sir Walter Scott First Edition First Impression Quarto

Price: £225.00

The first edition of Sir Walter Scott's epic poem 'Rokeby'. Bound in a full diced calf binding. This popular poem is in six cantos, and set in Teesdale during the English Civil War. It tells...

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1813 Rokeby Epic Poem from WALTER SCOTT First Edition Illustrated
1813 Rokeby Epic Poem from WALTER SCOTT First Edition Illustrated

Price: £185.00

A first edition of Scott's epic poem Rokeby. The poem is set just after the Parliamentarian victory at Marston Moor (1644). Prior to the outbreak of war, the Royalist Lord Rokeby has favoured the marriage of his daughter Matilda...

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1813 The Poems of Lord Byron
1813 The Poems of Lord Byron

Price: £9,950.00

A beautifully bound collection of Lord Byron's poetry. A selection of first edition issues of his poems, with a finely executed fore-edge painting depicting the castle of Chillon. With two...

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1813 The Wanderer of Switzerland and other Poems James MONTGOMERY
1813 The Wanderer of Switzerland and other Poems James MONTGOMERY

Price: £120.00

A collection of lyrical work by the prolific poet James Montgomery. Includes poems such as The Pillow, A field Flower, The Ocean, To the Memory of Joseph Browne, and Ode to the Volunteers.   James Montgomery was particularly...

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1814 A Handefull of Pleasant Delites Clement Robinson Poetry
1814 A Handefull of Pleasant Delites Clement Robinson Poetry

Price: £395.00

A scarce copy of this collection of poetry by Clement Robinson and others. With new additions of certain songs. Includign An Excellent Song of and Outcast Lover, The Lover, The Joy of Virginitie and many others. A scarce copy,...

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1814 Fragments in Prose and Verse Elizabeth Smith
1814 Fragments in Prose and Verse Elizabeth Smith

Price: £99.99

A collection of poems, translations and letters from Elizabeth Smith, with a brief biography by H. M. Bowdler. With engraved frontispiece of the author. New edition. Elizabeth Smith (17761806) was a scholar and translator.In...

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1814 Lara A Tale Lord Byron Fourth Edition Poetry
1814 Lara A Tale Lord Byron Fourth Edition Poetry

Price: £125.00

An early copy of Lord Byron's fourth Levantine tale in verse, Lara. Fourth edition.  The first work composed after Byron abandoned the idea of giving up writing and buying back his copyrights, it is regarded by critics as...

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1814 Poems on Various Subjects by E Tomkins
1814 Poems on Various Subjects by E Tomkins

Price: £59.99

A small collection of English poetry. There is an engraved frontispiece opposite the title-page. From the advertisement: "Voltaire, speaking of the English Poets, gives them the preference, in moral pieces, to those of any other...

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1814 POEMS Samuel ROGERS Illustrated
1814 POEMS Samuel ROGERS Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A nicely illustrated collection of Rogers' poetry, in a full calf binding. With numerous illustrations in the text - 'the engravings by L. Clennell, from drawings by T. Stothard'. Poems include: The Pleasures of Memory, An Epistle...

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1814 Samuel Rogers Poems Illustrated Full Calf With Gilt
1814 Samuel Rogers Poems Illustrated Full Calf With Gilt

Price: £58.00

The collected poetry of Samuel Rogers up to 1814, including The Pleasures Of Memory.Rogers achieved some prominence with the publication of The Pleasures of Memory - a discursive poem - in 1792. He is also remembered as a witty conversationalist...

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1814 The Giaour Bride of Abydos The Corsair LORD BYRON
1814 The Giaour Bride of Abydos The Corsair LORD BYRON

Price: £175.00

A collection of three poems by Lord Byron in a calf binding that needs just a little care and attention, and priced accordingly. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. The Giaour is the tenth edition....

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1814 The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside Leather Binding
1814 The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside Leather Binding

Price: £45.00

A miniature collection of the poetry of Mark Akenside.With an engraved title page.

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1814 Three Poems of Lord Byron Giaour Bride of Abydos Corsair
1814 Three Poems of Lord Byron Giaour Bride of Abydos Corsair

Price: £495.00

Three of the poems of Lord Byron, bound in one volume. Containing:The Giaour: A Fragment of A Turkish Tale (1814, tenth edition)The Bride of Abydos (1814, seventh edition)The Corsair, A Tale (1814, fifth edition).Bookseller's label...

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1814-18 The Poetry of Robert Southey
1814-18 The Poetry of Robert Southey

Price: £1,400.00

A uniformly bound set of popular epic poems by the English Romantic poet Robert Southey, including 'Thalaba the Destroyer' and 'Joan of Arc', with a frontispiece to 'Joan of Arc'. In ten volumes....

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1814-1816 2 Vols POEMS by William COWPER
1814-1816 2 Vols POEMS by William COWPER

Price: £119.99

A two volume illustrated set of Poems by William Cowper. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. Volume I is dated 1816. Volume II is dated 1814. William Cowper, 1731 1800, was an...

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1815 1vol only Works of Henry Howard and Sir Thomas Wyatt 1st Ed Temple Binding
1815 1vol only Works of Henry Howard and Sir Thomas Wyatt 1st Ed Temple Binding

Price: £250.00

A first edition copy of George Frederick Nott's work, featuring the poetry of Henry Howard and Thomas Wyatt. Rebound by Temple Bindery, in a attractive half calf binding. Volume I only. Lacking...

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1815 2 Vols RODERICK The Last of the Goths SOUTHEY 2nd
1815 2 Vols RODERICK The Last of the Goths SOUTHEY 2nd

Price: £149.99

A very smart set of this famous poetical work. Rather attractive on the shelf and an excellent reference at a fraction of the price of the original editions. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering...

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1815 2vols in 1 Odes of Anacreon Trans. in English Verse Thomas Moore Ninth Ed
1815 2vols in 1 Odes of Anacreon Trans. in English Verse Thomas Moore Ninth Ed

Price: £115.00

A collection of poetry by the Irish poet, Thomas Moore. Complete in two volumes, with two volumes bound in one. Ninth edition. Two volumes bound in one. Complete in two volumes. With a binder...

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1815 Byron Giaour Bride of Abydos Corsair Siege of Corinth Parisna Poetry
1815 Byron Giaour Bride of Abydos Corsair Siege of Corinth Parisna Poetry

Price: £295.00

A collection of the poetry of Lord Byron. Containing: The Giaour: A Fragment of a Turkish Tale The Bride of Abydos: A Turkish Tale (eleventh edition, 1815) The Corsair (eighth edition, 1815) Lara: A Tale (Fourth edition, 1814) The...

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1815 Egerton Brydges Breton's Melancolike Humours Private Press Scarce Poetry
1815 Egerton Brydges Breton's Melancolike Humours Private Press Scarce Poetry

Price: £150.00

A copy of Egerton Brydges Breton's Melancholike Humours.Very scarce, not the best

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1815 Helga A Poem in Seven Cantos by William Herbert First Edition
1815 Helga A Poem in Seven Cantos by William Herbert First Edition

Price: £79.99

A first edition of William Herbert's poem. William Herbert (12 January 1778 28 May 1847) was a British botanist, botanical illustrator, poet, and clergyman. He served as a Member of Parliament for Hampshire from 1806 to 1807, and...

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1815 Juvenile Poems By Chandos Leigh Very Scarce First
1815 Juvenile Poems By Chandos Leigh Very Scarce First

Price: £790.00

A very scarce copy of  Juvenile Poems by Chandos Leigh, 1st Baron Leigh (1791 - 1850) who was a British landowner and poet. With a preface by the author to front dated 1817. First edition. Leigh was Lord Byron's schoolmate...

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1815 Poems
1815 Poems

Price: £48.00

A straight grain morocco bound collection of the poetry of the Romantic poet William Cowper, illustrated with a frontispiece and a vignette title page. A collection of the poems of William Cowper,...

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1815 Poesies de Francois Malherbe
1815 Poesies de Francois Malherbe

Price: £29.99

A rhythmical work written in verse from French poet, critic, and translator, Francois de Malherbe Written in French. From the time of Malherbe dates the gradual development of the poetic rules of "Classicism" that would dominate...

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