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1842 The Poetical Works of William Cowper With a Life by H Stebbing
1842 The Poetical Works of William Cowper With a Life by H Stebbing

Price: £59.99

An attractive collection of Cowper's poetry. With engraved title page. With a biography of Cowper by Henry Stebbing (16871763), an English churchman and controversialist, who became archdeacon of Wiltshire. With a prize presentation...

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1842 The Poets of America Illustrated Edited by John Keene Longfellow Very Hill
1842 The Poets of America Illustrated Edited by John Keene Longfellow Very Hill

Price: £34.99

A collection of works by American poets, including Longfellow, Whittier, Byrant, Follen, and many others. Second volume of the series. Includes the first publication of Longfellow's Village Blacksmith. Illustrated throughout...

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1842-49 19vol Percy Society Early English Poetry Ballads Middle Ages
1842-49 19vol Percy Society Early English Poetry Ballads Middle Ages

Price: £795.00

Ninteen volumes of the Percy Society's reproductions of medieval poems and stories. Including: Volume VI (1842): Ancient Poetical Tracts of the Sixteenth Century, edited by E. F. Rimbault; Cock Lorell's Bote, edited by E. F. Rimbault;...

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1843 5vols The Poetical Works of John Dryden First Thus Portrait
1843 5vols The Poetical Works of John Dryden First Thus Portrait

Price: £120.00

A smart set of the Pickering Edition of The Poetical Works of John Dryden. Complete in five volumes. Volume I contains an engraved portrait of John Dryden, and an introduction to his life by the Reverend John Mitford. John...

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1843 Lyra Apostolica Greek Poetry Morocco Binding
1843 Lyra Apostolica Greek Poetry Morocco Binding

Price: £90.00

An uncommon copy of Lyra Apostolica.First appearing anonymously in the British Magazine, Lyra Apostolica is a collection of 139 scared poems from authors associated with the Oxford Movement.

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1843 Moores Poetical Works in One Volume Morocco Binding Illustrated
1843 Moores Poetical Works in One Volume Morocco Binding Illustrated

Price: £60.00

The complete poetical works of Thomas Moore.With a portrait frontispiece of Moore and an engraved title page.In a beautiful morocco binding with gilt stamped detailing.With the bookplate of one John William Wilson to the front pastedown...

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1843 Poetical Works Of Thomas Moore Complete In One Volume In Maclehose Binding
1843 Poetical Works Of Thomas Moore Complete In One Volume In Maclehose Binding

Price: £195.00

The complete poetical works of Thomas Moore published in one volume. With an engraved portrait of Moore to frontispiece and a vignette half title. Bound by Maclehose, Glasgow with binder's stamp to verso of front free endpaper. Thomas...

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1843 The Poetical Works of Thomas Cambell Illustrated by Turner
1843 The Poetical Works of Thomas Cambell Illustrated by Turner

Price: £39.99

A collection of the complete poetical works of Thomas Cambell, the Scottish poet. He is chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing specially with human affairs. He was also one of the initiators of a plan to found...

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1844 2vol The Minor Poems of Schiller John Herman Merivale Pickering
1844 2vol The Minor Poems of Schiller John Herman Merivale Pickering

Price: £69.99

The Pickering edition of the poems of John Herman Merivale. John Herman Merivale (5 August 1779, Exeter 25 April 1844, Bedford Square) was an English barrister and man of letters. An edition of his Poems, Original and Translated,...

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1844 2Vol The Poems and Ballads of Schiller Sir Edward Bulwer Scarce
1844 2Vol The Poems and Ballads of Schiller Sir Edward Bulwer Scarce

Price: £68.00

A two volume set of the poems of Schiller.Complete in two volumes.Translated by Edward Bulwer Lytton, an English novelist, poet and playwright who was popular for his best selling novels.

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1844 3vol Percy Reliques Of Ancient English Poetry Old Ballads Favourite Poets
1844 3vol Percy Reliques Of Ancient English Poetry Old Ballads Favourite Poets

Price: £495.00

A handsome collection of Percy's masterpiece, with an advertisement, preface and 'foregoing essay' to first volume. In three volumes complete. Thomas Percy (1729 - 1811) was Bishop of Dromore. Before being made bishop,...

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1844 3Vol Poems Original and Translated John Herman Merivale & Poems of Schiller
1844 3Vol Poems Original and Translated John Herman Merivale & Poems of Schiller

Price: £79.99

A uniformly bound collection of these poetical anthologies compiled and edited by English barrister and man of letters, John Herman Merivale. New and corrected edition with some additional pieces. William Pickering editions.  Merivale...

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1844 3vols The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill Pickering Edition
1844 3vols The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill Pickering Edition

Price: £45.00

An attractive set of The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill with copious notes and a life of the author by W. Tooke. From The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. Complete in three volumes. There is an engraved portrait of Charles...

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1844 4vols Sammtliche Werke By Gottfried August Burger With Portrait Frontis
1844 4vols Sammtliche Werke By Gottfried August Burger With Portrait Frontis

Price: £185.00

A lovely set of Brger's Sammtliche Werke, with a portrait to frontispiece of first volume, and a facsimile to rear of fourth volume. In four volumes complete. Gottfried August Brger (December 31, 1747 - June 8, 1794) was a...

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1844 A New Book of Old Ballads James Maidment Scarce Scottish Ballads
1844 A New Book of Old Ballads James Maidment Scarce Scottish Ballads

Price: £340.00

A very scarce collection of Scottish poetry. Including Blythe Jockey, Willy and Marie, Lady's Complaint and many others.

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1844 Felicia Hemans The Domestic Affections And Other Poems Scarce Copy
1844 Felicia Hemans The Domestic Affections And Other Poems Scarce Copy

Price: £44.99

A scarce copy of The Domestic Affections, and Other Poems by Felicia Hemans with facsimile signature to title. Felicia Hemans (1793 - 1835) was an English poet. The Domestic Affections was first published in 1812, the...

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1844 Minor Poems Of Schiller Of Second And Third Periods Merivale Pickering Ed
1844 Minor Poems Of Schiller Of Second And Third Periods Merivale Pickering Ed

Price: £89.99

The Minor Poems of Schiller of the Second and Third Periods with a Few of Those of Earlier Date translated fro the most part into the same metres with the original by John Herman Merivale (1779 - 1844), an English barrister...

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1844 Thornton Romances Early English Metrical Romance Perceval Isumbras Eglamour
1844 Thornton Romances Early English Metrical Romance Perceval Isumbras Eglamour

Price: £59.99

The Thornton Romances: The Early English Metrical Romances of Perceval, Isumbras, Eglamour, and Degrevant. Selected From Manuscripts at Lincoln and Cambridge. Edited by James Orchard Halliwell. Printed for the Camden Society,...

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1844-47 2vol The Percy Society English Poetry and Ballads Volumes X and XX
1844-47 2vol The Percy Society English Poetry and Ballads Volumes X and XX

Price: £29.99

Two volumes on early English poetry, ballads, and popular literature of the Middle Ages. Containing volume X and XX. Consisting of Lord Mayor's Pageants: Being Collections Towards A History of These Annual Celebrations with Specimens...

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1845 2vol Select Poetry Devotional Reign of Queen Elizabeth Edward Farr
1845 2vol Select Poetry Devotional Reign of Queen Elizabeth Edward Farr

Price: £35.99

A collection of devotional Elizabethan poetry. Collected and edited for the Parker Society. From the private library of Emeritus Professor David Palin of the University of Manchester (bookplate and signature to front pastedowns). Complete...

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1845 2vol Specimens of The Early English Poets George Ellis Chromolithograph
1845 2vol Specimens of The Early English Poets George Ellis Chromolithograph

Price: £79.99

Two very handsomely bound volumes of George Ellis' most influential work.  Ellis (19 December 1753 10 April 1815) was a Jamaican-born English antiquary, satirical poet and Member of Parliament. His Specimens of the Early English...

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1845 James Thomson The Seasons And Castle Of Indolence Pickering Edition
1845 James Thomson The Seasons And Castle Of Indolence Pickering Edition

Price: £34.99

The Seasons and Castle of Indolence by James Thomson (1700 - 1748), a Scottish poet and playwright, known for his masterpiece The Seasons and the lyrics of Rule, Britannia!. The Seasons were written and separately published between...

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1845 Melaia and Other Poems Eliza Cook Illustrated Third Edition
1845 Melaia and Other Poems Eliza Cook Illustrated Third Edition

Price: £39.99

A charming poetical anthology from Eliza Cook. Third edition. Adorned with several beautifully engraved plates.

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1845 Poems Chiefly Religious H F Lyte Second Edition Pickering
1845 Poems Chiefly Religious H F Lyte Second Edition Pickering

Price: £115.00

The second edition of this collection of religious poetry by H. F. Lyte. Including titles such as To A Blade of Grass, Jehovah-Jireh, Domestic Love and many more. Bookplate of Bernard Warrington to front pastedown.

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1845 POETICAL Works of Bishop HEBER Calcutta INDIA
1845 POETICAL Works of Bishop HEBER Calcutta INDIA

Price: £89.99

A collection of poetry from Bishop Heber in a leather binding. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. With an engraved frontispiece of the author. Reginald Heber, 1783 - 1826, was bishop of Calcutta. "He came to be highly regarded...

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1845 Specimens of the British Poets Thomas Campbell Hayday Binding
1845 Specimens of the British Poets Thomas Campbell Hayday Binding

Price: £69.99

Thomas Campbell's anthology of British poetry, containing works from Fletcher, Moore, Philips and many others. New edition. Bound by Hayday (binder's ink stamp to front pastedown).

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1845 The Castle of Indolence An Allegorical Poem James Thomson Illustrated
1845 The Castle of Indolence An Allegorical Poem James Thomson Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A charming copy of James Thomson's work, illustrated throughout by William Rimer. James Thomson was a British poet born in 1700. 'The Seasons' and 'The Castle of Indolence' are considered his...

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1845 The Highlands James G. Small Second Edition Very Scarce Poems
1845 The Highlands James G. Small Second Edition Very Scarce Poems

Price: £75.00

A very scarce leather bound collection of poems by the Scottish poet and hymnologist James Grindlay Small. Containing the following works; The Highlands. Canto I, Canto II, Canto III, Canto...

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1845-1852 3vol The Poetical Works of John Milton Aldine Poets Frontispiece
1845-1852 3vol The Poetical Works of John Milton Aldine Poets Frontispiece

Price: £60.00

A three volume set of the poetical works of John Milton.Made up of one volume from 1845 and two from 1852, although all spine labels read 1852.Complete in three volumes. With half titles and a frontispiece of Milton to volume I. From...

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1846 2vol Stories from the Italian Poets Leigh Hunt First Edition Bradford Library
1846 2vol Stories from the Italian Poets Leigh Hunt First Edition Bradford Library

Price: £50.00

A first edition copy of Leigh Hunt's fascinating study of the life and works of a number of Italian Poets, complete in two volumes. James Henry Leigh Hunt was a renowned English essayist, critic,...

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1846 2vols The Works of Walter Savage Landor Poetry Prose Miscellaneous
1846 2vols The Works of Walter Savage Landor Poetry Prose Miscellaneous

Price: £45.00

A two volume set of works by the versatile writer and poet, Walter Savage Landor. A charming example of literary works from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Complete in 2...

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1846 3Vol Chaucer's Romaunt of the Rose Pickering Edition
1846 3Vol Chaucer's Romaunt of the Rose   Pickering Edition

Price: £280.00

An uncommon collection of these poetical anthologies from Geoffrey Chaucer, known as the Father of English literature, and is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. With a Memoir by Sir...

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1846 Frank Curson Lays and Legends of the West Poems West England First Ed
1846 Frank Curson Lays and Legends of the West Poems West England First Ed

Price: £175.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of poetry and miscellanea.'A series of papers on some of the less known of our local traditions with minor poems of a miscellaneous character'A collection of short legends, poems and observations...

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1846 Oliver Goldsmith The Poetical Works Illustrated
1846 Oliver Goldsmith The Poetical Works Illustrated

Price: £47.00

A mid-nineteenth century collection of the poems of Oliver Goldsmith. Edited by Bolton Corney, with a biographical memoir and notes on the poems. Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings in the text.

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1846 Sutton Park and Other Poems Harry Horton Plates Scarce
1846 Sutton Park and Other Poems Harry Horton Plates Scarce

Price: £108.00

A third edition of book of poetry. With a black and white engraved frontispiece and title page, and black and white plates.Dedicated to Sir Edmund Cradock-Hartopp, 1st Baronet (21 April 1749 10 June 1833), a British baronet and politician....

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1846 The Poetical Works of James Beattie and William Collins Memoir Thomas Miller Illustrated
1846 The Poetical Works of James Beattie and William Collins Memoir Thomas Miller Illustrated

Price: £44.00

The poetical works of two great poets, James Beattie and William Collins. A collection of the poetical works of James Beattie and William Collins. James Beattie was born in 1735, in Scotland....

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1846 The Poetical Works of William Cowper T. S. Grimshawe Illustrated
1846 The Poetical Works of William Cowper T. S. Grimshawe Illustrated

Price: £89.99

An uncommon poetical anthology from William Cowper. Charmingly illustrated throughout with numerous engraved plates, a frontispiece of Cowper and a delightful vignette to the title page. With a preface by the Rev. T. S. Grimshawe. ...

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1846 Voices of Freedom by John J Whittier Abolitionist Poetry Slavery Quaker
1846 Voices of Freedom by John J Whittier Abolitionist Poetry Slavery Quaker

Price: £120.00

The third volume of poetry published by the influential American Quaker Poet, John Greenleaf Whittier. An ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States, Whittier is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets....

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1847 Book of The Poets Chaucer to Beattie
1847  Book of The Poets Chaucer to Beattie

Price: £45.00

A leather bound edition of 'Book of The Poets' featuring the work of Chaucer and Beattie. A comprehensive collection of poetical works, complete with 39 illustrations by Corbould & Co....

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1847 10vols The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Ex Libris Viscount Halifax
1847 10vols The Poetical Works of Robert Southey Ex Libris Viscount Halifax

Price: £900.00

The complete poetical works of Robert SoutheyWith a frontispiece and engraved title page to each volume.Collated, complete.From the library of Charles Lindley, Viscount Halifax. The bookplate of Charles Lindley Wood to the front...

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1847 8vols The Works of Alexander Pope Illustrated New Edition William Roscoe
1847 8vols The Works of Alexander Pope Illustrated New Edition William Roscoe

Price: £495.00

Alexander Pope's complete works.With the bookplate of one George Duckworth of Haslingden Lancashire to front pastedown of all volumes. Over his bookplate is his daughter's Bridget, wife of Harry W Atkin.Portrait frontispiece of Pope...

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1847 Gray's Poetical Works English and Latin Illustrated Introduction Moultrie
1847 Gray's Poetical Works English and Latin Illustrated Introduction Moultrie

Price: £155.00

A smartly bound poetical anthology containing the works of Thomas Gray. Second edition. Beautifully illustrated with several engraved plates throughout, and original engraved title page. With introductory stanzas by John Moultrie,...

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1847 John S. B. Monsell Simon the Cyrenian and Other Poems
1847 John S. B. Monsell Simon the Cyrenian and Other Poems

Price: £125.00

A second edition of Monsell's Simon the Cyrenian and Other Poems.Scarce.The Rev. John Samuel Bewley Monsell (1811 - 1875) was an Irish Anglican clergyman and poet.Monsell was a prolific hymnist. He published eleven volumes...

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1847 Le Rime di Franceso Petrarca Antonio Marsand Life of the Author Petrarch Sonnets
1847 Le Rime di Franceso Petrarca Antonio Marsand Life of the Author Petrarch Sonnets

Price: £135.00

An attractively bound copy of the poems of Franceso Petrarca In the original Italian. The second edition edited by Antonio Marsand, with a life of the author, and the accompanying essays by...

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1847 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott In One Volume With Intro and Notes
1847 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott In One Volume With Intro and Notes

Price: £48.00

The complete poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.With an engraved frontispiece and folding plate.Complete in one volume.Containing an introduction and notes by Scott.Sir Walter Scott was an extremely popular Scottish historical novelist...

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1847 The Poetical Works of the Rev George Crabbe With His Letters Edited by Son
1847 The Poetical Works of the Rev George Crabbe With His Letters Edited by Son

Price: £140.00

The poetical works of George Crabbe.With a portrait frontispiece of Crabbe and engraved title page.In a lovely morocco binding with gilt stamping to boards.Edited by his son, A M Crabbe. George Crabbe is best known for his early use...

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1848 4vol The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Plates Vicar of Wakefield
1848 4vol The Works of Oliver Goldsmith Illustrated Plates Vicar of Wakefield

Price: £110.00

A beautifully four volume set of of The Works of Oliver GoldsmithComplete in four volumes.With 7 full page plates.Oliver Goldsmith  was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield...

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1848 Festive Songs William Sandys Percy Society Scarce
1848 Festive Songs William Sandys Percy Society Scarce

Price: £145.00

A fascinating collection of sixteenth and seventeenth century festive songs, published by the Percy Society with a fascinating introduction by the renowned English solicitor and member of the Society, William Sandys. ...

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1848 Madonna Pia by James GREGOR GRANT First SIGNED
1848 Madonna Pia by James GREGOR GRANT First SIGNED

Price: £750.00

The first edition of this collection of poetry, one of James Gregor Grant's chief literary works, Madonna Pia, signed by the author. Volume One of Two only. Very scarce in any state. The only presentation copy we...

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1848 Raccolta Completa Poesie Giocose Antonio GUADAGNOL
1848 Raccolta Completa Poesie Giocose Antonio GUADAGNOL

Price: £99.99

A collection of the works of the nineteenth-century Italian poet Antonio Guadagnoli. 'The complete collection of playful poems of Doctor Antonio Guadagnoli hitherto published, and many others unpublished'. Featuring several illustrated...

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1849 2vol King Arthur E. Bulwer Lytton Poetry Arthurian Legend First Edition
1849 2vol King Arthur E. Bulwer Lytton Poetry Arthurian Legend First Edition

Price: £125.00

The first edition of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's epic poem about the legendary King Arthur, here complete in two smartly rebacked volumes. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes....

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1849 POETRY Leisure Moments JAMES LARKIN First SIGNED
1849 POETRY Leisure Moments JAMES LARKIN First SIGNED

Price: £129.99

Scarce first edition of James Larkin's Leisure Moments, signed by the author. Bound in cloth with blind-stamped pictorial detail and borders. First Edition. Signed by the author. Inscribed by the author on the front...

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1849 The Course of Time Robert Pollock Poetry Frontispiece Morocco Binding
1849 The Course of Time Robert Pollock Poetry Frontispiece Morocco Binding

Price: £145.00

A beautifully bound copy of Robert Pollock's blank verse poem. The Course of Time was Pollock's last published and most famous work. Includes illustrated frontispiece and title page. 

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1849 The Poetical Works of James Thomson Illustrated Leather Scarce
1849 The Poetical Works of James Thomson Illustrated Leather Scarce

Price: £50.00

A copy of the poetical works of James Thomson, with 'A Life of the Author' by the Reverend Patrick Murdoch.James Thomson (1700-1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright, best known for his masterpiece 'The Seasons' and the lyrics of...

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1849 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Poetry
1849 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Poetry

Price: £34.99

This is a lovely edition of Campbell's poetical works. Thomas Campbell was a Scottish poet chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing especially with human affairs. His best known work, 'The Pleasures of Hope',...

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1849 The Works of William Cowper His Life Rev Grimshawe Presentation Copy Signed
1849 The Works of William Cowper His Life Rev Grimshawe Presentation Copy Signed

Price: £59.99

This is a scarce edition of this collection of works and biography of poet William Cowper.Taken from Cowper's private correspondence and edited by Rev. T.S. Grimshawe.Presentation copy with the editor's dedication to his...

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1850 2Vol Samuel Taylor Coleridge Essays His Own Times Edited Daughter First Ed
1850 2Vol Samuel Taylor Coleridge Essays His Own Times Edited Daughter First Ed

Price: £110.00

An uncommon first edition set of essays by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, comprising of two out of the three available volumes. Edited by his daughter Sara, Coleridge aproaches a great deal of subjects in his essays, ranging from Irish national...

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1850 2vols The Life and Works of Lord Byron with Notes and Illustrations Finden
1850 2vols The Life and Works of Lord Byron with Notes and Illustrations Finden

Price: £400.00

The complete works of Lord Byron.First thus.Undated, dated using Copac.Both volumes are in a beautiful morocco binding by Carss and Co, as stated by the binder's stamp to verso of front endpaper.With a comprehensive introduction to...

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1850 6vol The Illustrated Drawing Room Edition The Poetical Works of Lord Byron
1850 6vol The Illustrated Drawing Room Edition The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

Price: £300.00

The Illustrated 'Drawing-Room' edition of Lord Byron's works. Very pleasing to see in the original six part binding as issued. A bright set.The leaf before the title page to volume I indicates that this work is 'the most carefully...

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1850 David Holt A Lay Of Hero Worship And Other Poems Scarce
1850 David Holt A Lay Of Hero Worship And Other Poems Scarce

Price: £115.00

A scarce collection of poems A Lay of Hero Worship and Other Poems by David Holt (1766 - 1846). With a dedication to Philip James Bailey to front. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown 'Ex-Libris. Bernard Warrington....

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1850 GIRDLESTONE Whose Poems Pickering first edition very scarce
1850 GIRDLESTONE Whose Poems Pickering first edition very scarce

Price: £34.99

A charming Pickering first; expressed anonymously but known to be the work of E.D. Girdlestone.This charming volume, in publisher's binding, contains bright, clear text and presents its poetry in a simple manner so as not to give...

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1850 Poems and Songs William Hamilton of Bangour James Paterson
1850 Poems and Songs William Hamilton of Bangour James Paterson

Price: £29.99

A colletion of the poetry of William Hamilton.With a frontispiece of the author. Including notes and an account of the life of the author by James Patterson.

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1850 SIR WALTER SCOTT Poetry FICTION Leather
1850 SIR WALTER SCOTT Poetry FICTION Leather

Price: £22.99

Gilt tooled full leather binding with extra engraved title page. Complete poetical works of Scott including The lay of the Last Minstrel; Marmion; The Lady of the Lake; Rokeby; The Lord of the Isles; and verses from Waverley; Rob...

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1850 The Angel World and Other Poems Philip James Bailey Frontispiece Pickering
1850 The Angel World and Other Poems Philip James Bailey Frontispiece Pickering

Price: £29.99

An attractively bound copy of Philip James Bailey's second anthology of poetry. Including engraved frontispiece and vignette title page. With bookplate of Bernard Warrington to front pastedown.

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1850 The Beauties of Modern British Poetry Systematically Arranged David Grant Nineteenth Century
1850 The Beauties of Modern British Poetry Systematically Arranged David Grant Nineteenth Century

Price: £90.00

A charming volume of poetry from the nineteenth century. The Fourth Edition, Compiled by David Grant, a Scottish poet and educator. With selections from some of the great poetical figures...

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1850 The Ghost of Tim Bobbin George Richardson Author's Presentation Copy Scarce
1850 The Ghost of Tim Bobbin George Richardson Author's Presentation Copy Scarce

Price: £285.00

A scarce copy of this amusing book of Christmas poetry, inscribed by the author. An ink inscription to the preface reads 'with Geo Richardson's thanks'.

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1850 Thomas Moore's Poetical Works Complete in One Volume Poetry Frontispiece
1850 Thomas Moore's Poetical Works Complete in One Volume Poetry Frontispiece

Price: £58.00

This is a handsome collection of Thomas Moore's Poetical Works in One Complete Volume. With a portrait frontispiece. Moore was an Irish poet, songwriter, and entertainer. He was close friends with Lord Byron and was partly responsible...

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1850 Wasington Irving Oliver Goldsmith's Works Poems Comedies Essays Illus
1850 Wasington Irving Oliver Goldsmith's Works Poems Comedies Essays Illus

Price: £24.00

A handsome copy of Irving Washington's Oliver Goldsmith's Prose and Poetical Works.With 12 plates.An Anglo-Irish poet, playwright, and novelist, Oliver Goldsmith's most famous work The Vicar of Wakefield is published here.

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1851 Arundines Cami Henricus Drury Morocco Binding Latin Greek English Poetry
1851 Arundines Cami Henricus Drury Morocco Binding Latin Greek English Poetry

Price: £65.00

A collection of English rhymes, poems songs and hymns translated into Latin and Greek. With one illustrated page. Arundines Cami is a compilation written by a group of Cambridge alumni and edited by their friend, Henry...

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1851 Elizabeth Barrett Browning Casa Guidi Windows, A Poem 1st Edition 1/2 Calf
1851 Elizabeth Barrett Browning Casa Guidi Windows, A Poem 1st Edition 1/2 Calf

Price: £230.00

A first edition of this remarkable poem, which chronicles the political events in Florence in 1847, and then their aftermath.The first part of the poem was written in 1848, after the Grand Duke Leopold II's restoration of civil liberties...

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1851 Lalla Rookh An Oriental Romance Thomas Moore Illustrated
1851 Lalla Rookh An Oriental Romance Thomas Moore Illustrated

Price: £49.99

Lalla Rookh is an Oriental romance by Thomas Moore, published in 1817. The title is taken from the name of the heroine of the frame tale, the daughter of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. The work consists of four narrative poems with...

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1851 Lays Of The Scottish Cavaliers And Other Poems William Edmondstoune Aytoun
1851 Lays Of The Scottish Cavaliers And Other Poems William Edmondstoune Aytoun

Price: £29.99

A copy of this collection of Aytoun's poetry, in a fine binding. Fourth Edition. William Edmondstoune Aytoun (21 June 1813 4 August 1865) was a Scottish lawyer and poet.

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1851 POETIC FILLINGS scarce American poetry ELLIS
1851 POETIC FILLINGS scarce American poetry ELLIS

Price: £240.00

A scarce copy of Poetic Fillings on the Warp of Trade by Theodore W. Ellis. Rarely available, last copy sold six years ago that we can discover. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. This book contains three chapters of poetry,...

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1851 Southey's COMMON-PLACE BOOK Fourth Series
1851 Southey's COMMON-PLACE BOOK Fourth Series

Price: £110.00

A collection of the works of the poet Robert Southey, collected and edited posthumously by his son-in-law John Wood Carter. Including chapters on Ideas and Studies for Literary Compostition, English Literature and Poetry, and...

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1851 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete in One Volume Illustrated
1851 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete in One Volume Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A decoratively bound complete poetical works of Sir Walter Scott.Illustrated, with upwards of 20 plates throughout.With extensive notes to each poem.Sir Walter Scott was an incredibly popular and prolific writer. He had contemporary...

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1851 Thomas Campbell The Poetical Works With Notes By Hill Prize Copy Illus
1851 Thomas Campbell The Poetical Works With Notes By Hill Prize Copy Illus

Price: £24.00

An illustrated prize copy of Scottish poet Thomas Campbell's poetical works. He is chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing specially with human affairs. He was also one of the initiators of a plan to found what became...

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1851 Tryphena and other Poems John William Fletcher Pickering
1851 Tryphena and other Poems John William Fletcher Pickering

Price: £160.00

A scarce poetical anthology from John William Fletcher. Adorned with charming decorative head and tail pieces, and capitals throughout. With the original publishers' advertisements to the rear.

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1851 Works of WILLIAM COWPER Illustrations
1851 Works of WILLIAM COWPER Illustrations

Price: £49.99

An illustrated collection of the letters and poems of William Cowper in a decorative cloth binding. Now first completed by the introduction of Cowpers Private Correspondence. Edited by the late Rev. T. S. Grimshawe. Complete in...

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1851-1852 2vol Poems and Italy A Poem by Samuel Rogers
1851-1852 2vol Poems and Italy A Poem by Samuel Rogers

Price: £170.00

Two uniformly-bound collections of the poetry of Samuel Rogers. Containing an anthology of poetry (Poems by Samuel Rogers, 1851) and his long poem Italy (1852). Samuel Rogers (1763 1855) was an English poet, during his lifetime...

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1852 2Vol The Poetical Works of Edward Young With a Life Mitford Pickering Ed
1852 2Vol The Poetical Works of Edward Young With a Life Mitford Pickering Ed

Price: £49.99

An uncommon collection of these poetical anthologies from Georgian poet, Edward Young. With a Life of Young to the start of volume one, by Rev. J. Mitford. Featuring a beautifully engraved frontispiece of Edward Young to volume...

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1852 Christmas with the Poets Birket Foster Tinted Illustrations Carols SIGNED
1852 Christmas with the Poets Birket Foster Tinted Illustrations Carols SIGNED

Price: £650.00

A collection of festive carols and poems from numerous authors. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece and tinted vignettes by Birket Foster.Signed by Birket Foster to the front free-endpaper. With contributions by George Wither,...

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1852 Democritus in London Motley Robin Goodfellow George Daniel Pickering Ed
1852 Democritus in London Motley Robin Goodfellow George Daniel Pickering Ed

Price: £49.99

Two poems by George Daniel. Including Democritus in London, and The Stranger-Guest. With publisher's catalogue to the front of the volume. Bookplate of Bernard Warrington to front pastedown.

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1852 EVELYN An English Alice Pickering first edition
1852 EVELYN An English Alice Pickering first edition

Price: £74.99

A very scarce pickering first from Evelyn.This charming poem is set in broad, clear margins, with sharp, easty-to-read text.  A welcome addition to any collection of rare Pickering editions.Replete with publisher's catalogue. ...

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1852 Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington Alfred Tennyson First Edition
1852 Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington Alfred Tennyson First Edition

Price: £300.00

The first edition of this ode by Lord Tennyson.This is Tennyson's first separate publication upon becoming poet laureate. Very rare in the original wraps.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book...

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1852 Poesies Nouvelles de Alfred de Musset 1836-1852 Velvet Binding Clasps
1852 Poesies Nouvelles de Alfred de Musset 1836-1852 Velvet Binding Clasps

Price: £295.00

A collection of poems by Alfred de Musset. Nouvelle edition. In French. Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay (11 December 1810 2 May 1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist. Along with his poetry, he is known for writing...

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1852 Poetical Works and the Life and Remains of Henry Kirke White Illus Gauffered
1852 Poetical Works and the Life and Remains of Henry Kirke White Illus Gauffered

Price: £34.00

The complete poetical works and remains of English poet Henry Kirke White. In an ornate morocco binding with tooling to the boards and a gauffered foredge. Illustrated, with several full page plates. Kirke White's literary legacy...

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1852 Poetical Works Henry Kirke White Scarce First Thus Edition Birket Foster Illustrated
1852 Poetical Works Henry Kirke White Scarce First Thus Edition Birket Foster Illustrated

Price: £145.00

A scarce first thus edition of the collected poetical works of the renowned English poet Henry Kirke White. Henry Kirke White, who died at the tragically young age of twenty one, had a short...

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1852 Poetical Works of William Cowper Biography Illustrated Leather
1852 Poetical Works of William Cowper Biography Illustrated Leather

Price: £90.00

An illustrated collection of William Cowper's poetical works, in an attractive gilt embellished fine binding with charming gilt page edges. William Cowper was the one of the foremost poets...

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1852 Poetical Works Thomas Moore Complete in One Volume Leather Illustrated
1852 Poetical Works Thomas Moore Complete in One Volume Leather Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A lovely collection of the poetical works of the Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer Thomas Moore, best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and for his role as Lord Byron's named literary...

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1852 The Poetical Works of Lord Byron Extra Illustrated Ed Engraved Fine Binding
1852 The Poetical Works of Lord Byron Extra Illustrated Ed Engraved Fine Binding

Price: £340.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of Byron's poetical works. In a lovely fine binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Extra-illustrated, with the illustration supplement to this work bound...

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1853 2Vol Milton's Poetical Works John Milton George Gilfillan Complete
1853 2Vol Milton's Poetical Works John Milton George Gilfillan Complete

Price: £35.00

A  two volume set of the works of John Milton.Complete in two volumes.With a life, critical dissertation and explanatory notes by Rev George Gilfillan.John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters and civil...

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1853 2vol The Poetical Works Of William Cowper With Portrait And Memoir
1853 2vol The Poetical Works Of William Cowper With Portrait And Memoir

Price: £350.00

A handsome collection of The Poetical Works of William Cowper with a portrait of Cowper to front of volume one, decorative two-colour title pages, and with decorative pieces and capitals throughout. In two volumes complete. William...

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1853 8vol Byron's Works Childe Tales Poems Dramas Beppo Don Juan Miscellanies
1853 8vol Byron's Works Childe Tales Poems Dramas Beppo Don Juan Miscellanies

Price: £550.00

A lovely collection of the works of Lord Byron in a uniform half calf binding, with attractive marbled paper boards, endpapers and text block. Featuring a bookplate of a 'M. Robarts' to the...

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1853 David Holt Janus Lake Sonnets And Other Poems Pickering
1853 David Holt Janus Lake Sonnets And Other Poems Pickering

Price: £54.99

An uncommon collection of poems Janus, Lake Sonnets, Etc. and Other Poems by David Holt (1766 - 1846). With an illustrated half title. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown 'Ex-Libris. Bernard Warrington. Pickering...

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1853 HENRY KIRKE WHITE Poems Pickering Edition
1853 HENRY KIRKE WHITE Poems Pickering Edition

Price: £69.99

A rare Pickering edition  Though intended to follow his father into the butcher's trade, White (1785-1806) was a great enthusiast for the written word, giving reading lessons in secret to a family servant by the age...

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1853 Last Fruit Off An Old Tree Walter Savage Landor First Edition
1853 Last Fruit Off An Old Tree Walter Savage Landor First Edition

Price: £65.00

A first edition copy of Walter Savage Landor's collection of conversations, critical and controversial essays, miscellaneous epigrams, lyrics and occasional poems. Walter Savage Landor was...

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1853 Obras De D. Francisco Child Rolim De Moura Portuguese Scarce
1853 Obras De D. Francisco Child Rolim De Moura Portuguese Scarce

Price: £135.00

A excellent copy of this work of nineteenth century Portuguese poetry by Francisco Child Rolim De Moura. Rebound. This is a pleasing copy of this scarce work of poetry. In the original Portuguese....

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1853 Poems Alexander Smith First Edition Uncommon
1853 Poems Alexander Smith First Edition Uncommon

Price: £48.00

A collection of poetical works by Alexander Smith, in a attractive cloth binding. An uncommon collection of poetry. This charming small cloth bound volume features the work of the poet, Alexander...

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1853 Poems of Thomas Hood Sixth Edition Illustrated Hayday Morocco Binding
1853 Poems of Thomas Hood Sixth Edition Illustrated Hayday Morocco Binding

Price: £95.00

The poetry collection of Thomas Hood.With a portrait frontispiece of a bust of Hood.The sixth edition of this work.In a lovely morocco Hayday binding. Binder's stamp in gilt to the front pastedown.Thomas Hood was a poet and humourist....

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1853 Sir Walter SCOTT Lady of the Lake Poetry Illus
1853 Sir Walter SCOTT Lady of the Lake Poetry Illus

Price: £140.00

Hardbound volume in green cloth covered boards with gilt foredge, elaborate gilt detailing to the spine and boards, and 63 illustrations. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 21 September 1832) was a prolific Scottish...

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1853 The Princess A Medley Alfred Tennyson Signed Binding
1853 The Princess A Medley Alfred Tennyson Signed Binding

Price: £120.00

The former Poet Laureate's comical poem about a Princess who forswears men and finds her own university for women. 'The Princess' in this poem is Princess Ida, who has refused to have anything...

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1853 Thomas Moore Lalla Rookh An Oriental Romance Leather Binding Vignette Title
1853 Thomas Moore Lalla Rookh An Oriental Romance Leather Binding Vignette Title

Price: £90.00

An attractively bound copy of this famous work by Thomas Moore With a vignette to the title page. Lalla Rookh is an Oriental romance originally published in 1817. The tale follows the titular...

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1853 Walter Landor Last Fruit Off An Old Tree 1st Edition Selbourne
1853 Walter Landor Last Fruit Off An Old Tree 1st Edition Selbourne

Price: £85.00

A first edition of the best known prose work of the respected English writer, as well as some of his poetry, from the Selbourne collection. For his Imaginary Conversations he drew on a vast array of historical characters from...

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1853-1860 8 Vol The Works Of William Cowper Robert Southey Illustrated Engraving
1853-1860 8 Vol The Works Of William Cowper Robert Southey Illustrated Engraving

Price: £995.00

A complete leather set of this Victorian collection of Cowper's works and letters. Complete in eight volumes. Each volume features an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved titlepage. Contains 45 engraved plates. 'Comprising...

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1853-54 2vol Poetical Works George Herbert William Shenstone Life Dissertation
1853-54 2vol Poetical Works George Herbert William Shenstone Life Dissertation

Price: £34.99

The Poetical Works of George Herbert and The Poetical Works of William Shenstone. Both with Life, Critical Dissertation and Explanatory Notes  Life, Critical Dissertation and Explanatory Notes by Rev. George Gilfillan. In two...

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1854 2 Vol The Poetical Works of John GAY With a Life of the Author Johnson
1854 2 Vol The Poetical Works of John GAY With a Life of the Author Johnson

Price: £69.99

A uniformly bound set of anthologies containing the poetical works of prolific writer Thomas Gay. Featuring a frontispiece of Gay to volume one. With the Life of Gay to volume one by Samuel Johnson an English author who made lasting...

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1854 2 vols The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler
1854 2 vols The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler

Price: £39.99

Butler's collected works including Hudibras, Satire Upon Marriage and To His Mistress. With Life, Critical Dissertation and Explanatory Notes. Samuel Butler was a poet and satirist. He is remembered now chiefly for a long satirical...

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1854 2vol Poetical Works Of William Cowper Life Critical Dissertation Gilfillan
1854 2vol Poetical Works Of William Cowper Life Critical Dissertation Gilfillan

Price: £125.00

A handsome set of The Poetical Works of William Cowper with life, critical dissertation and explanatory notes by Rev. George Gilfillan. In a fine binding by Hughes and Kemp, Oxford with binder's stamp to verso of front free endpaper. In...

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1854 2vols The Poetical Works of William Cowper
1854 2vols The Poetical Works of William Cowper

Price: £59.99

A set of The Poetical Works of William Cowper with life, critical dissertation, and explanatory notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Complete in two volumes. From the introduction: "Cowper is one of the few poets who at once attained...

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1854 3vol The Poetical Works of Beattie Blair Falconer Goldsmith Collins Warton
1854 3vol The Poetical Works of Beattie Blair Falconer Goldsmith Collins Warton

Price: £325.00

Three handsome volumes of poetry, with biographical and critical notes. Three volumes. George Gilfillan (30 January 1813 13 August 1878) was a Scottish author and poet. Gilfillan was one of the spasmodic poets, and an editor and...

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1854 5Vols William Cowper The Works Of Edited by Southey Vols II-VI Illustrated
1854 5Vols William Cowper The Works Of Edited by Southey Vols II-VI Illustrated

Price: £120.00

Five volumes from Bohn's illustrated edition of Cowper's complete works, edited by the poet Robert SoutheyWilliam Cowper was a forerunner of the Romantic poets of the late 18th century; his work celebrated nature and everyday life...

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1854 8vol The Poetical Works of Rev. George Crabbe edited by his son illustrated
1854 8vol The Poetical Works of Rev. George Crabbe edited by his son illustrated

Price: £325.00

The Poetical Works of George Crabbe in eight volumes.With engraved frontispieces by E Finden and vignette title pages.Collated, complete. With two pages of publisher's advertisements at the end of volume I and three pages...

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1854 Gilfillan The Poetical Works Of Beattie, Blair And Falconer Leather Binding
1854 Gilfillan The Poetical Works Of Beattie, Blair And Falconer Leather Binding

Price: £38.00

A work on various poets by George Gilfillan, in very attractive leather binding.Dealing specifcally with the work of Beattie, Blaire and Falconer, the volume contains biographical works, critical dissertation and explanatory notes...

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1854 James Montgomery The Poetical Works Poetry Verse Humanitarian Sedition
1854 James Montgomery The Poetical Works Poetry Verse Humanitarian Sedition

Price: £140.00

A finely bound copy of The Poetical Works of James Montgomery. Scottish poet, James Montgomery was a supporter of the Abolishonist movement and opposed the exploitation of child workers. His poetry and composition of hymns brought...

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1854 LALLA ROOKH Oriental Romance Thomas MOORE
1854 LALLA ROOKH Oriental Romance Thomas MOORE

Price: £42.99

A mid-nineteeth century edition of Moore's Lalla Rookh in a decorative calf binding. Bound in calf with gilt lettering and decoration. With the armorial bookplate of J. B. Hardy to the front pastedown, with his ink signature to...

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1854 Poems By Samuel Rogers With Illustrated Engravings Portrait New Editio
1854 Poems By Samuel Rogers With Illustrated Engravings Portrait New Editio

Price: £44.99

A collection of the poems of Samuel Rogers with a portrait of Rogers to frontispiece and vignette engravings integrated with text.  New edition. Samuel Rogers (1763 - 1855) was an English poet, during his lifetime one...

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1854 Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Illustrated with notes by Rev W A Hill
1854 Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Illustrated with notes by Rev W A Hill

Price: £44.99

A copy of 'The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell; with notes, and a biographical sketch, by the Rev. W. A. Hill'. A copperplate ink inscription has been left to the verso of the frontispiece. Includes a frontispiece and illustrated...

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1854 Richard Kate Fair Day Suffolk Richard Bloomfield
1854 Richard Kate Fair Day Suffolk Richard Bloomfield

Price: £59.99

A scarce illustrated Suffolk ballad from Richard Bloomfield. Bound in paper vellum with gilt lettering. COPAC notes this work as an extract from Rural tales, ballads, and songs. Interleaved with blank, unnumbered pages.

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1854 Samuel Rogers Italy A Poem Signed Binding Poetry Verse Grand Tour
1854 Samuel Rogers Italy A Poem Signed Binding Poetry Verse Grand Tour

Price: £250.00

A finely bound copy of Samuel Rogers' Italy. Samuel Rogers (1763 - 1855) found great fame as a poet during his own lifetime and was immortalised through his often biting and darkly witty conversational pieces. Now less well-remembered,...

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1854 Songs From the Dramatists Robert Bell Ben Jonson Jon Heywood
1854 Songs From the Dramatists Robert Bell Ben Jonson Jon Heywood

Price: £29.99

A collection of the poetry and songs of eminent English dramatists, including Ben Jonson, Thomas Heywood, John Dryden, John Webster, and others.From the Annotated Edition of the English Poets series. Bookplate of William Henry Wills...

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1854 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Walter Scott Illustrated J Wright Binding
1854 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Walter Scott Illustrated J Wright Binding

Price: £180.00

A beautifully bound and illustrated copy of Sir Walter Scott's famous poem The Lay of The Last Minstrel.A long narrative and historical poem, The Lay of The Last Minstrel was originally published in 1805 and follows an ageing...

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1854 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith Collins and T Warton George Gilfillan
1854 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith Collins and T Warton George Gilfillan

Price: £19.99

A collection of the poetry of Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, and Thomas Warton. Including Newmarket, A Satire, Ode to Sleep, The Deserted Village, A New Simile, and many more. With notes and biographical details by George...

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1854 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith Collins and T Warton Rev. George Gilfillan
1854 The Poetical Works of Goldsmith Collins and T Warton Rev. George Gilfillan

Price: £40.00

A collection of poetical works by three notable poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth century, with additional material by Rev. George Gilfillan. Featuring of the works of Oliver Goldsmith,...

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1854 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Rev. W. A. Hill Leather Illustrated
1854 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell Rev. W. A. Hill Leather Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A collection of Thomas Campbell's poetical works with additional notes by the Rev. W. A. Hill. Illustrated with numerous vignettes throughout. A lovely example of Campbell's poetical work,...

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1854 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell W A Hill Illustrated
1854 The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell W A Hill Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A complete collection of the works of Thomas Campbell.With notes and a biographical sketch by the Rev. W. A. Hill.Illustrated with numerous vignette engravings.

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1854 THOMAS CAMPBELL Poetical Works HILL illus LEATHER
1854 THOMAS CAMPBELL Poetical Works HILL illus LEATHER

Price: £71.99

Straight grained morocco leather binding with gilt detail and titles to spine and marbled fore edge.  Boning is signed by Webb and Hunt bindery of Liverpool. A nice clean copy of Campbell's poetical works illustrated with engraved...

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1854 Thomas Campbell Poetical Works W. A. Hill Illustrated
1854 Thomas Campbell Poetical Works W. A. Hill Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A smart collection of the Scottish poet Thomas Campbell's poems. Including the poems 'Hohenlinden', 'Lord Ullin's Daughter', 'Battle of the Baltic', 'Gertrude of Wyoming', 'The Turkish Lady',...

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1854-1857 2vol Miscellaneous Prose Poetical Works Walter Scott Folding Plate
1854-1857 2vol Miscellaneous Prose Poetical Works Walter Scott Folding Plate

Price: £45.00

A lovely rebound two volume copy of works by Sir Walter Scott, containing 'The Miscellaneous Prose Works' of Scott to one volume, and 'The Poetical Works' of Scott to the other. copy Sir Walter...

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1854-1857 7 Vols The WORKS of MRS HEMAN with Memoir
1854-1857 7 Vols The WORKS of MRS HEMAN with Memoir

Price: £450.00

A complete seven volume edition of The Works of Mrs Heman. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Seven volumes, complete. A smart cloth and gilt set of the best collection of Hemans poems. With an Edmonds...

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1854-58 4vol The Poetical Works of William Shenstone Waller Denham Johnson
1854-58 4vol The Poetical Works of William Shenstone Waller Denham Johnson

Price: £75.00

Four volumes containing the poetical works of Shenstone, Wyatt, Johnson, and many other influential authors of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. All contain notes and dissertations by George Gilfallan. Including:The Poetical...

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1854-6 2vo The Angels in the House Betrothal The Espousals Coventry Patmore 1st
1854-6 2vo  The Angels in the House Betrothal The Espousals Coventry Patmore 1st

Price: £160.00

Coventry Patmore's famous narrative poems.Both poems form separate instalments of the same work and are about Patmore's first wife. The Angels in The House regards his courtship with Emily Augusta Andrews and The...

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1855 4 Vols W M Thackeray Miscellanies Victorian Poetry Complete
1855 4 Vols W M Thackeray Miscellanies Victorian Poetry Complete

Price: £60.00

A charming edition of W M Thackeray's Miscellanies.A Victorian English novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was famous for his satirical works that portrayed English society. Thackeray only began writing when he lost...

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1855 Clytemnestra by Owen Meredith BULWER LYTTON First
1855 Clytemnestra by Owen Meredith BULWER LYTTON First

Price: £84.99

A presumed first edition of Owen Meredith, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton's first published works of poetry. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. This copy has been bound without the title page. With...

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1855 Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper
1855 Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper

Price: £69.99

A copy of 'The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper; with life and critical notice of his writings'. William Cowper (November 1731 April 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper...

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1855 Echoes of the War and Other Poems by Henry Sewell Stokes
1855 Echoes of the War and Other Poems by Henry Sewell Stokes

Price: £79.99

A copy of 'Echoes of the War and Other Poems' by Henry Sewell Stokes. Includes a bookplate to the front pastedown the private library of one 'John Davies Enys' and a binders stamp from 'Joseph Pollard Bookseller and Publisher'. First...

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1855 First Edition Maud and Other Poems Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate
1855 First Edition Maud and Other Poems Alfred Tennyson Poet Laureate

Price: £95.00

A lovely first edition copy of Alfred Tennyson's poetry collection 'Maud and Other Poems'. First Edition. The first collection of poetry by Alfred Tennyson to be published after his appointment...

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1855 Milton's L'Allegro and Il Penseroso Illustrated Birket Foster
1855 Milton's L'Allegro and Il Penseroso Illustrated Birket Foster

Price: £34.99

An elegantly illustrated edition of Milton's poetry.  In a gutta percha binding. Illustrated with etchings on steel by Birket Foster.

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1855 Poetical Works Johnson Parnell Gray Smollett Gilfillan First Edition
1855 Poetical Works Johnson Parnell Gray Smollett Gilfillan First Edition

Price: £25.00

A charming leather bound collection of poetical works by Samuel Johnson, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Gray, and Tobias Smollett, compiled and edited by George Gilfillan. George Gilfillan was a Scottish...

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1855 Poets and POETRY of Europe by Henry LONGFELLOW
1855 Poets and POETRY of Europe by Henry LONGFELLOW

Price: £42.99

An extensive and impressive collection of European poetry compiled by eminent American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Longfellow was assisted by C. C. Felton...

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1855 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Poem Pocket Sized
1855 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Sir Walter Scott Illustrated Poem Pocket Sized

Price: £45.00

A pocket sized edition of this popular poem.In a lovely morocco binding.The 'Author's Edition' of this work.With an engraved title page. Engraved title page is dated 1852 but true title page is dated 1855.The Lay of the Last Minstrel...

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1855 The Lives and Poetical Works of Kirke White and Campbell Illustrated
1855 The Lives and Poetical Works of Kirke White and Campbell Illustrated

Price: £39.00

A charmingly illustrated collection of poetry by these two notable British poets.This collection includes biographical details as well as collected works and letters, especially relating to Henry Kirke White. Henry Kirke...

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1855 The Poetical Works and Remains of Henry Kirke White R Southey Birket Foster
1855 The Poetical Works and Remains of Henry Kirke White R Southey Birket Foster

Price: £95.00

The complete poetical works of Henry Kirke White.Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of White and a further seven plates. Illustrations are by popular penman, watercolourist and engraver,  Birket Foster.With a life of Kirke...

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1855 The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray Parnell Collins Green Warton R Willmott
1855 The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray Parnell Collins Green Warton R Willmott

Price: £115.00

An anthological work of poetry.Comprising of poetry by Thomas Gray, Thomas Parnell, William Collins, Matthew Green and Thomas Wharton.In a beautiful green morocco binding with a stunning gauffered foredge.Edited by Robert Aris Willmott...

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1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Birket Foster Illustrated Signed Binding
1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Birket Foster Illustrated Signed Binding

Price: £60.00

A smartly bound collection of William Cowper's poetry, edited by Robert Aris Willmott, and bound by Leighton Son and Hodge. This collection includes the poems 'The Task', 'Human Frailty', 'The...

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1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Robert Aris Willmott Illustrated
1855 The Poetical Works of William Cowper Robert Aris Willmott Illustrated

Price: £79.99

A beautifully illustrated poetical anthology from prolific poet, William Cowper. Second edition. Featuring several plates, illustrated by Birket Foster.

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1855 The Song of Hiawatha Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Fireside Poet Sixth Edition
1855 The Song of Hiawatha Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Fireside Poet Sixth Edition

Price: £60.00

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's famous poetical work.The Sixth edition of this poem, published the same year as the first.The Song of Hiawatha is an epic in trochaic tetrameter. The work follows the adventures of a fictional Objiwe...

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1855 The Task a Poem William Cowper Birket Foster Hayday Illustrated
1855 The Task a Poem William Cowper Birket Foster Hayday Illustrated

Price: £65.00

- 'The Task' is a poem in six books, containing "The Sofa", "The Timepiece", "The Garden", "The Winter Evening", "The Winter Morning Walk",...

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1855 Walter Scott Marmion A Tale Of Flodden Field Illustrated By Foster Gilbert
1855 Walter Scott Marmion A Tale Of Flodden Field Illustrated By Foster Gilbert

Price: £47.99

Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field is an epic poem by Walter Scott about the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513. This edition is illustrated by eighty engravings on wood from drawings by Birket Foster and John Gilbert including...

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1855-64 3 Vol in 1 Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Three First Editions
1855-64 3 Vol in 1 Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Three First Editions

Price: £390.00

Three of Henry Longfellow's most popular poems, here bound smartly together in a half calf binding, two of the poems being first editions. Three volumes in one. 'The Song of Hiawatha', published...

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1856 Moore's Irish Melodies D. Maclise Illustrated
1856 Moore's Irish Melodies D. Maclise Illustrated

Price: £120.00

An illustrated collection of Thomas Moore's 'Irish Melodies', illustrated throughout by Daniel Maclise. 'Irish Melodies' wrote this collection of lyrics to a series of Irish tunes, stating that...

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1856 The Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated Birket Foster
1856 The Poetical Works Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated Birket Foster

Price: £90.00

A nicely bound copy of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poetry. Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of Longfellow and numerous vignette engravings. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was one of the...

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1856 The Poetical Works Lyrical And Dramatic By Henry Longfellow Illustrated
1856 The Poetical Works Lyrical And Dramatic By Henry Longfellow Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A collection of The Poetical Works, Lyrical and Dramatic of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with numerous original illustrations. Sixth edition. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 - March 24, 1882) was an American...

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1856 The Poetical Works Lyrical and Dramatic Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 6th Ed
1856 The Poetical Works Lyrical and Dramatic Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 6th Ed

Price: £95.00

The complete poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Held in an intricate tooled binding with gauffered edges. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was one of the five 'Fireside' Poets from New...

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1856 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ex-libris John Jope Rogers
1856 The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ex-libris John Jope Rogers

Price: £45.00

An illustrated edition of poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With a portrtait frontispiece. The bookplate to the front pastedown and gift inscription indicates prior ownership of John Jope Rogers, a Barrister at...

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1856 The Traveller A Poem Birket Foster Engravings Oliver Goldsmith Poetry
1856 The Traveller A Poem Birket Foster Engravings Oliver Goldsmith Poetry

Price: £40.00

A nicely bound copy of Oliver Goldsmith's poem.First thus, the first edition with these engravings by Birket Foster.Illustrated throughout, with thirty vignettes.Birket Foster was a popular English illustrator, watercolour artist and...

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1856 Thomson Beattie West Bampfylde Poetical Works Illustrated Gilt Edges
1856 Thomson Beattie West Bampfylde Poetical Works Illustrated Gilt Edges

Price: £48.00

An illustrated volume from Routledge's series Routledge's British Poets, containing the works of  the 18th century poets Thomson, Beattie, West, and Bampfylde. Thomson was a Scottish poet best known for his poem...

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1856-63 Poetical Works Of Henry Longfellow Portrait Collection British Authors
1856-63 Poetical Works Of Henry Longfellow Portrait Collection British Authors

Price: £34.99

The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow with a portrait of the author to frontispiece to volume one. Published by Tauchnitz under the title The Collection of British Authors The first two volumes were published in 1856 as volumes...

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1857 A Complete Concordance The Poetical Works of Milton G L Prendergast Scarce
1857 A Complete Concordance The Poetical Works of Milton G L Prendergast Scarce

Price: £275.00

A scarce and interesting reference work on the poetry of John Milton. Being a complete concordance of his poetry, compiled by Guy Lushington Prendergast. The first and only edition of this work. ...

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1857 Aurora Leigh Elizabeth Barrett Browning Epic Poem
1857 Aurora Leigh Elizabeth Barrett Browning Epic Poem

Price: £89.99

An early edition of this poem from Elizabeth Barrett Browning, first written in 1856. The poem is written in blank verse and encompasses nine books (the woman's number, the number of the prophetic books of the Sibyl). It is...

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1857 Chansons Gustave Nadaud Third Edition Scarce Songs Poems French
1857 Chansons Gustave Nadaud Third Edition Scarce Songs Poems French

Price: £95.00

This is a scarce third edition of this collection of songs by Gustave Nadaud.In French.Gustave Nadaud was a French songwriter who wrote over three hundred songs.

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1857 COURSE TIME Poem Robert Pollok First Illustrated Edition
1857 COURSE TIME Poem Robert Pollok First Illustrated Edition

Price: £99.99

The wonderful first illustrated edition of Robert Pollok's seminal, and final work. Featuring numerous illustrations in the text, designed by Birket Foster, John Tenniel, and J. R. Calyton, and engraved by Edmund Evans, Dalziel...

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1857 Gertrude of Wyoming or The Pennsylvanian Cottage by Thomas Campbell Illus
1857 Gertrude of Wyoming or The Pennsylvanian Cottage by Thomas Campbell Illus

Price: £19.99

An attractive edition of Campbell's beautifully illustrated poem telling the story of the 1778 Wyoming Valley Massacre. Illustrations throughout, including illustrated half title. Thomas Campbell (27 July 1777...

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1857 Gertrude of Wyoming or the Pennsylvanian Cottage Thomas Campbell Poetry
1857 Gertrude of Wyoming or the Pennsylvanian Cottage Thomas Campbell Poetry

Price: £20.00

Campbell's poem on the 1778 Wyoming Valley Massacre.Beautifully illustrated throughout, including an illustrated title page.Gertrude of Wyoming is a romantic epic in Spenserian stanza first composed by Campbell in 1809. The poem is...

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1857 Gertrude Wyoming Campbell Poetry DALZIEL Illus
1857 Gertrude Wyoming Campbell Poetry DALZIEL Illus

Price: £69.99

An attractive edition of Campbell's beautifully illustrated poem telling the story of the 1778 Wyoming Valley Massacre. Illustrations throughout, including illustrated half title. Thomas Campbell (27 July 1777...

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1857 Poetical Works of Edmund Waller and Sir John Denham George Gilfallan
1857 Poetical Works of Edmund Waller and Sir John Denham George Gilfallan

Price: £22.99

A collection of poems by Edmund Waller and John Denham. Including Of Tea, Commanded By Her Majesty, A Second Western Wonder, Of Love, and many others.

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1857 Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated J Wright Signed Binding Fireside
1857 Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated J Wright Signed Binding Fireside

Price: £35.00

A beautifully bound large paper copy of Longfellow's poetical works.With over one hundred illustrations drawn by John Gilbert, an English artist, illustrator and engraver for the Royal Academy.The illustrations were engraved by the...

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1857 POETRY Poetical Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT
1857 POETRY Poetical Works of Sir WALTER SCOTT

Price: £59.99

A handsome, decorative and illustrated First Edition of this collection of the poetry of Walter Scott. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Illustrated with engravings on steel and wood, after J.M.W. Turner,...

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1857 Selections from the English Poets Imagination and Fancy Leigh Hunt
1857 Selections from the English Poets Imagination and Fancy Leigh Hunt

Price: £30.00

A collection of English poetry edited by Leigh Hunt. With an introductory essay titled 'what is poetry'.James Henry Leigh Hunt was an English critic, essayist, poet and writer. He edited for several newspapers including for The Examiner....

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1857 Sir Walter Scott The Lord of the Isles Engraved Vignettes With Notes
1857 Sir Walter Scott The Lord of the Isles Engraved Vignettes With Notes

Price: £89.99

A lavishly illustrated copy of Walter Scott's poem, The Lord of the Isles. 'With all his introdcutions, and the editor's notes.' Illustrated throughout with engraved vignettes from Birket Foster and John Gilbert.

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1857 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete in One Volume
1857 The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Complete in One Volume

Price: £49.99

A beautifully illustrated volume of the poetry of Sir Walter Scott. With all his introductions, notes, various readings, and notes by J. G. Lockhart. Illustrated by numerous engravings on steel and wood, after J. M. W. Turner,...

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1857 Whims and Oddities First and Second Series Thomas Hood Prose Verse Vignette
1857 Whims and Oddities First and Second Series Thomas Hood Prose Verse Vignette

Price: £17.00

A charmingly illustrated copy of the first and second series of Hood's oddities.Thomas Hood was a British humorist and poet who wrote on many contemporary issues including issues of poverty, theft and body snatching.

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1857 Winged Words on Chantrey's Woodcocks James Patrick Muirhead First Ed Scarce
1857 Winged Words on Chantrey's Woodcocks James Patrick Muirhead First Ed Scarce

Price: £175.00

The scarce first edition of this charming poetical work, complete with many charming engravings. Scarce. The first edition. Collated complete with six full page engravings. With the bookplate...

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1858 3vol Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Ballads Songs Thomas Percy
1858 3vol Reliques of Ancient English Poetry Ballads Songs Thomas Percy

Price: £120.00

Thomas Percy's influential collection of Ancient English poems, ballads, and songs, complete in three volumes. Complete in three volumes. 'Reliques of Ancient English Poetry' is a collection...

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1858 Lalla Rookh an Oriental Poem Mansell Binding Thomas Moore Illustrated
1858 Lalla Rookh an Oriental Poem Mansell Binding Thomas Moore Illustrated

Price: £65.00

An illustrated edition of this famous romance work. In a lovely Mansell binding. With binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Lalla Rookh comprises of four narrative poems, with a connecting...

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1858 Lalla Rookh Poem Oriental Romance Illustrated Thomas Moore
1858 Lalla Rookh Poem Oriental Romance Illustrated Thomas Moore

Price: £59.99

An epic romantic poem from Thomas Moore, Irish poet and entertainer. The work consists of four narrative poems with a connecting tale in prose. Engaged to the young king of Bactria, Lalla Rookh goes forth to meet him, but falls...

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1858 P Vergili Maronis Opera Virgil Georgics Eclogues John Conington Vol I Only
1858 P Vergili Maronis Opera Virgil Georgics Eclogues John Conington Vol I Only

Price: £110.00

The first volume of this collection of Virgil's works, being his Eclogues and Georgics. With a commentary by John Connington. Volume I of III only. In a lovely full calf binding. Conington...

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1858 Poetical Works of THOMAS CAMPBELL by W. A. HILL
1858 Poetical Works of THOMAS CAMPBELL by W. A. HILL

Price: £29.99

A nice copy of Campbell's poetical works.   Bound in green morocco with gilt lettering and decoration.   William Harvey (1796-1866) was an English engraver and designer. His masterpieces are his illustrations to Northcote's...

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1858 POETRY of the Bells Ed. by Samuel Batchelder First
1858 POETRY of the Bells Ed. by Samuel Batchelder First

Price: £295.00

A scarce little decorative collection of poetry; a presentation copy from the Editor. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering, gilt and blindstamped decoration. With an ink inscription to the front free-endpaper, 'With the Editor's...

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1858 The Home Affections Portrayed by the Poets Anthology First Charles Mackay
1858 The Home Affections Portrayed by the Poets Anthology First Charles Mackay

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this poetry anthology.Illustrated, with numerous drawings by the likes of James Godwin, John Gilbert and Birket Foster.Composed and edited by Charles MacKay, this work comprises of poetry from Coleridge, Burns,...

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1858 The Minstrel James Beattie Illustrated Birket Foster Dalziel Bro First Thus
1858 The Minstrel James Beattie Illustrated Birket Foster Dalziel Bro First Thus

Price: £70.00

James Beattie's poem The Minstrel. Beautifully illustrated from drawings by Birket Foster.Foster was an incredibly popular Victorian landscape artist and watercolourist.Illustrations engraved by the Dalziel Brothers.First thus,...

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1858 The Poetical Works of Armstrong Dyer and Green Rev George Gilfillan Ex Lib
1858 The Poetical Works of Armstrong Dyer and Green Rev George Gilfillan Ex Lib

Price: £55.00

An anthology of poetry by several individuals. Edited, with memoirs and critical dissertations by Rev George Gilfillan. In a lovely half vellum binding with marbled paper covered boards. ...

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1858 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Tobias Smollett Samuel Johnson and William Shenstone
1858 The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith Tobias Smollett Samuel Johnson and William Shenstone

Price: £38.00

An anthology of various famous poet's works. Comprising of works by Oliver Goldsmith, Tobias Smollett, Samuel Johnson and William Shenstone. With biographical notices and notes. Illustrated...

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1858 The Poetical Works of Sir Thomas Wyatt Memoir George Gilfillan
1858 The Poetical Works of Sir Thomas Wyatt Memoir George Gilfillan

Price: £30.00

A charming collection of poetical works by Thomas Wyatt; one of the most widely known early poets who is often credited with introducing the sonnet to English literature. The works in this copy...

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1859 Complete Collection of English Poems Chancellor Gold Medal Cambridge Scarce
1859 Complete Collection of English Poems Chancellor Gold Medal Cambridge Scarce

Price: £32.00

A scarce copy of this collection of poems that won the Chancellor's Gold Medal at the University of Cambridge between the yeas 1813 to 1858. A scarce work. Incomplete, being Volume I of II....

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1859 Henry Constable William Hazlitt Diana The Sonnets And Other Poems 1st Ed
1859 Henry Constable William Hazlitt Diana The Sonnets And Other Poems 1st Ed

Price: £60.00

The first collected edition of Constable's poetry, by William Hazlitt. This edition added 63 pieces to the original 1594 impression, and more or less established the canon of Constable. Hazlitt is now considered one of the greatest...

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1859 J G Lockhart Spanish Ballads Illustrated by O Jones Hayday Binding Poetry
1859 J G Lockhart Spanish Ballads Illustrated by O Jones Hayday Binding Poetry

Price: £95.00

A beautifully illustrated edition of John Gibson Lockhart's Ancient Spanish Ballads, a book of historical and romantic poetry.With five coloured titles, borders, and ornamental letters and vignettes.Illustrated by Owen Jones,...

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1859 Poetical Works of John Dryden Poems Tales Frontispiece
1859 Poetical Works of John Dryden Poems Tales Frontispiece

Price: £80.00

A collection of Robert Dryden's poems and translations, in a signed armorial binding. This work is a collection of poetry by John Dryden, with 'The Life of Dryden' by Dr Johnson to the front....

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1859 Ribbesford and other Poems George Griffith
1859 Ribbesford and other Poems George Griffith

Price: £99.99

A charming example of English provincial verse, from poet George Griffith. With verses that are largely on local themes, including Ribbesford, The Kidderminster Weaver, The Devil's Spadeful, The Giant's Grave and The Droitwich Dealer. ...

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1859 The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems Longfellow Illustrated
1859 The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems Longfellow Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A collection of poetry by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, including the 1858 narrative poem The Courtship of Miles Standish. Set against the backdrop of a fierce Indian war, the tale focuses on a love triangle between three Pilgrims:...

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1859 The White Doe of Rylstone Date of the Nortons Wordsworth Illustrated Poem
1859 The White Doe of Rylstone Date of the Nortons Wordsworth Illustrated Poem

Price: £20.00

A copy of this narrative poem by Wordsworth.Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes.Ex-library with small stamps from Stratford-Upon-Avon library to first few pages. The White Doe of Rylston is a long narrative poem set during...

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1859 The White Doe of Rylstone Wordsworth Illustrated
1859 The White Doe of Rylstone Wordsworth Illustrated

Price: £170.00

A smart copy of this poem by William Wordsworth. Illustrated throughout with numerous engraved vignettes.

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1859-60 2vol Poems and Poems of Wit and Humour by Thomas Hood
1859-60 2vol Poems and Poems of Wit and Humour by Thomas Hood

Price: £130.00

Two uniformly-bound collections of the poetry of Thomas Hood.Containing Poems by Thomas Hood (1859, eleventh edition) and Poems of Wit and Humour (1860, ninth edition).With a frontispiece to Poems, and a publisher's catalogue to the...

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1860 2vols Memorials of Thomas Hood Biography
1860 2vols Memorials of Thomas Hood Biography

Price: £35.00

Two volumes featuring numerous memorial to the poet and author Thomas Hood, complied and edited by his two children. Complete in two volumes. A set of works commemorating the life and work...

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1860 2vols The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay Frontispiece
1860 2vols The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay Frontispiece

Price: £140.00

A smartly bound two volume set off Thomas Babington Macaulay's miscellaneous writings, in a full calf binding with a frontispiece to Volume I. Complete in two volumes. Thomas Babington Macaulay...

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1860 Italian Poems Before Congress Elizabeth Barrett Browning First Edition
1860 Italian Poems Before Congress Elizabeth Barrett Browning First Edition

Price: £325.00

A smart first edition of this collection of poetry from Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Containing Napoleon III in Italy, The Dance, A Tale of Villafranca, A Court Lady, An August Voice, Christmas Gifts, Italy and the World, and...

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1860 Pearls from the Poets H W Dulcken Thomas Dale Illustrated Anthology
1860 Pearls from the Poets H W Dulcken Thomas Dale Illustrated Anthology

Price: £35.00

An illustrated Victorian poetry anthology, containing works by Sir Philip Sidney, Walter Scott, William Cowper and many others. Illustrated throughout with vignette engravings and an engraved frontispiece. With a preface by the Rev....

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1860 Poems By Samuel Rogers With Memoir And Illustrated With Engravings New Ed
1860 Poems By Samuel Rogers With Memoir And Illustrated With Engravings New Ed

Price: £39.99

A collection of the poems of Samuel Rogers with a portrait of Rogers to frontispiece and vignette engravings integrated with text. With a memoir to front. New edition. Samuel Rogers (1763 - 1855) was an English poet,...

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1860 Poems Of James Montgomery Illustrated Engravings Brothers Dalziel First Ed
1860 Poems Of James Montgomery Illustrated Engravings Brothers Dalziel First Ed

Price: £89.99

An illustrated edition of Montgomery's poems, illustrated with one hundred designs, engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. With an author's portrait to frontispiece engraved by Joseph Brown with a facsimile of Montgomery's signature. First...

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1860 Songs and Ballads by Thomas Wright First Edition Very Scarce Poetry
1860 Songs and Ballads by Thomas Wright First Edition Very Scarce Poetry

Price: £225.00

The first edition of this very scarce collection of poetical works edited by noted antiquarian Thomas Wright. The first edition. Very scarce. Printed for The Roxburghe Club. The Roxburghe...

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1860 St Stephen's A Poem POETRY Blackwood's Magazine
1860 St Stephen's A Poem POETRY Blackwood's Magazine

Price: £29.99

Very scarce. Blue cloth hardback with blind embossed covers, there are gilt titles on the spine.  There is a half title page and title page followed by a Dedication of Lord Lyndhurst. Blackwood's Magazine was a British magazine...

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