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1644 Matthaei Paris Monachi Albanenfis Angli Historia Maior
1644 Matthaei Paris Monachi Albanenfis Angli Historia Maior

Price: £450.00

A scarce edition of William Watts's revised edition of the life and historical works of Matthaeus Parisiensis.  Matthew Paris is commonly regarded as England's greatest medieval historian. He became a monk of St. Albans in...

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1650-1713 Seven Scarce Biographical Pamphlets Lancelot Andrews Pompey Milton
1650-1713 Seven Scarce Biographical Pamphlets Lancelot Andrews Pompey Milton

Price: £2,250.00

A collection of seven scarce seventeenth and eighteenth-century pamphlets detailing the life, works, letters, deeds and crimes of various men of merit and dishonour. Includes: 1650-London-John Stafford: An Exact Narration...

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1657 Letters of Affaires Love and Courtship Monsieur de Voiture First English Ed
1657 Letters of Affaires Love and Courtship Monsieur de Voiture First English Ed

Price: £2,750.00

The First English edition of Vincent Voiture's letters.With a portrait frontispiece of Voiture.A very scarce work, last seen at auction in 1970. Vincent Voiture was a French poet and writer of prose. During his lifetime he...

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1684 6Vol Les Lettres de S. Augustin Traduites en Francois Scarce
1684 6Vol Les Lettres de S. Augustin Traduites en Francois Scarce

Price: £450.00

A scarce and early collection of these renowned religious letters, which are considered influential in the development of Western Christianity and philosophy. Written in French. New edition, reviewed and corrected on ancient manuscripts, with...

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1685 SIR HENRY WOTTON Reliquiae Wottonianae BIOGRAPHIES
1685 SIR HENRY WOTTON Reliquiae Wottonianae BIOGRAPHIES

Price: £359.99

Hardbound volume in brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine. Sir Henry Wotton (1568 - December, 1639) was an English author and diplomat. In 1602 he was living at Florence, and a plot to murder James VI of Scotland...

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1690 Lawrence Braddon Essex's Innocency and Honour First Edition
1690 Lawrence Braddon Essex's Innocency and Honour First Edition

Price: £220.00

A first edition of Lawrence Braddon's letter as regards the Earl of Essex, who died in the Tower in 1683.Lawrence Braddon (died 29 November 1724), was an English politician and writer. Braddon adopted the belief that the Earl...

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1692-94 6vols of Letters Writ By A Turkish Spy Vols I II IV V VI VII Ottoman
1692-94 6vols of Letters Writ By A Turkish Spy  Vols I II IV V VI VII Ottoman

Price: £5,000.00

Six volumes of the scarce English translation of Letters Writ by a Turkish Spy. With an illustrated frontispiece to each volume. Volumes II, IV, V, VI and VII are first editions with volume I as the fourth edition. Without volumes...

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1701 Historical Collections of the Life John Aylmer Lord Bishop Scarce
1701 Historical Collections of the Life John Aylmer Lord Bishop Scarce

Price: £165.00

A scarce biography of the former Lord Bishop of London, John Aylmer. Collated, complete. John Strype (1 November 1643 11 December 1737) was an English clergyman, historian and biographer.In 1674 he was licensed by the Bishop of London...

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1703 2 Vol La Vie D'Olivier Cromwel Gregoire Leti French Biography
1703 2 Vol La Vie D'Olivier Cromwel Gregoire Leti French Biography

Price: £675.00

Two decorative volumes of biographical work on Cromwell, in French.Both have an engraved frontispiece.Scarce.With a dedication to Madame Yolande Beatrix, Grand Princess of Tuscany.Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 3 September 1658) was...

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1703 Reliquiae Bodleianae Sir Thomas BODLEY FIRST Ed
1703 Reliquiae Bodleianae Sir Thomas BODLEY  FIRST Ed

Price: £2,075.00

The scarce first edition of Reliquiae Bodleianae, edited by Thomas Hearne. Finely bound in late eighteenth century full calf with gilt lettering and decoration. With an armorial nameplate for William Carr on the front pastedown. Sir...

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1705 The Letters of Monsieur l'Abbe de Bellegarde To a Lady of the Court France
1705 The Letters of Monsieur l'Abbe de Bellegarde To a Lady of the Court France

Price: £650.00

An English translation of Jean Baptise, Morvan of Bellegarde's letters.A scarce work.With a preface by the translator, 'giving an account of the author and some peculiar things in his writings; of the French manner of writing...

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1709 5Vol Lettres Memoires et Negociations de Monsieur le Comte d'Estrades 1st
1709 5Vol Lettres Memoires et Negociations de Monsieur le Comte d'Estrades 1st

Price: £290.00

A scarce set of memoirs and letters from French diplomat and marshal, Godefroi Comte d'Estrades. First edition, written in French. Volume one entitled Contenant les annees 1663 & 1664. Volume two entitled Contenant...

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1713 The Club In a Dialogue Between Father and Son James Puckle Third Edition
1713 The Club In a Dialogue Between Father and Son James Puckle Third Edition

Price: £440.00

A scarce and interesting work by James Puckle. Privately printed 'for the author', this is the third edition of this work.With the bookplate of one Marcus Steinman Kemmis to the front pastedown. Kemmis matriculated at Oxford in 1885...

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1717 La Vie de St Francois de Sales Eveque et Prince de Geneve Marsollier
1717 La Vie de St Francois de Sales Eveque et Prince de Geneve Marsollier

Price: £59.99

A scarce copy of this insightful biography detailing the life of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Prince of Geneva. New edition, written in French. Volume two of the original two.

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1717 Miscellanies by the Most Noble George Lord Saville Essays and Advice
1717 Miscellanies by the Most Noble George Lord Saville Essays and Advice

Price: £295.00

A collection of the influential writings of George Saville, 1st Marquess of Halifax (11 November 1633 5 April 1695), an English statesman, writer, and politician. Third edition. Halifax's political speeches have not been preserved,...

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1724 Carpentariana ou Remarques D'Histoire, Morale, De Critique De M Charpentier
1724 Carpentariana ou Remarques D'Histoire, Morale, De Critique De M Charpentier

Price: £295.00

A very scarce first edition of  Francois Charpentier's history, criticism, morals and good words of M. Charpentier.   Includes chapters on the story of the philosopher's stone, and the bookseller's palace,...

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1725 2 Vols Vita & Rebus Gestis MARIAE By Samuel JEBB
1725 2 Vols Vita & Rebus Gestis MARIAE By Samuel JEBB

Price: £900.00

A scarce first edition of De Vita & Rebus Gestis Serenissmiae Principis Mariae Scotorum Reginae. Bound in a contemporary full leather binding with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Two Volumes, complete. This work...

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1735 La Saxe Galante Ouvrage Curieux Karl Ludwig von Pollnitz Augustus Strong
1735 La Saxe Galante Ouvrage Curieux Karl Ludwig von Pollnitz Augustus Strong

Price: £175.00

A biographical account of the amorous adventures of Augustus II the Strong, Elector of Saxony. In French. This edition published one year after the first, and two years after the death of Augustus the Strong in 1733. By Karl Ludwig...

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1735 Letters to Pope with a Narrative of the Method of Pope's Letters' procural
1735 Letters to Pope with a Narrative of the Method of Pope's Letters' procural

Price: £150.00

Volume I of Pope's Letters to Several Eminent Persons.Misbound, with A Narrative of the Method by which Mr Pope's Letters were Procured and Published bound between pages 22 and 25. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth...

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1735 P.VIRGILII MARONIS Opera Interpretatione et notis
1735 P.VIRGILII MARONIS Opera Interpretatione et notis

Price: £275.00

This fascinating collection presents a detailed anthology of Virgil's complete works important for its illustrations. Beautifully illustrated throughout including a folding pictorial map, twelve plates and a frontispiece...

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1737 Familiar Letters Domestick and Foreign Divided into Four Books James Howell
1737 Familiar Letters Domestick and Foreign Divided into Four Books James Howell

Price: £69.99

A collection of letters from notable historical, political and philosophical figures. Tenth edition. Featuring an engraved frontispiece and decorative head and tail pieces.

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1740 The Memoirs of the Regency of the Duke of Orleans Very Scarce
1740 The Memoirs of the Regency of the Duke of Orleans Very Scarce

Price: £160.00

A very scarce copy of this memoir by Phillipe II, Duke of Orleans. The work starts with a preface to the 'The Memoirs and Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Charles, Late Earl of Halifax' seemingly misbound, which...

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1740-42 2vols Roger North's Works The Life of Francis North and Examen
1740-42 2vols Roger North's Works The Life of Francis North and Examen

Price: £125.00

Two volumes of work by Roger North. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, Charles Lilburn. With the latin motto 'Vis Viri Fragilis', Weak is the Strength of Man. The work labelled as volume I is his Examen, a defence of...

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1742 Life Of Francis North Baron Sir Dudley North And Dr John North Scarce
1742 Life Of Francis North Baron Sir Dudley North And Dr John North Scarce

Price: £440.00

A scarce edition of the Life of Francis North, Sir Dudley North and Dr. John North with a portrait of Francis North to frontispiece to first volume and of Sir dudley North to second volume. Written by Two volumes...

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1747-66 7vol Biographia Britannica Lives Eminent Persons Britain Ireland First
1747-66 7vol Biographia Britannica Lives Eminent Persons Britain Ireland First

Price: £1,700.00

A very scarce set of Biographia Britannica: Or, the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons Who have Flourished in Great Britain and Ireland, From the Earliest Ages, down to the Present times: Collected from the Best Authorities, both...

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1752 Memoirs of the Life and Ministerial Conduct of Lord Visc Bolingbroke
1752 Memoirs of the Life and Ministerial Conduct of Lord Visc Bolingbroke

Price: £39.99

An early edition of this memoir of Lord Viscount Bolingbroke. Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (16 September 1678 12 December 1751) was an English politician, government official and political philosopher. He was a leader...

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1752 Remarks on the Life and Writings on Jonathan Swift John Earl of Orrery 1st
1752 Remarks on the Life and Writings on Jonathan Swift John Earl of Orrery 1st

Price: £240.00

A smart copy of the first biography surrounding the life and works of Dr. Jonathan Swift. First London edition, published a year after the Dublin edition. Featuring a frontispiece, engraved by B. Wilson. With an index of the letters...

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1754 Letters of Madame De Maintenon and Other Eminent Persons Age of Lewis XIV
1754 Letters of Madame De Maintenon and Other Eminent Persons Age of Lewis XIV

Price: £130.00

The letters of Madam de Maintenon translated into English.The second edition of this work, published the year after the first publication.From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich...

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1755 2Vol Scarce A Select Collection Original Letters Eminent Persons Duncombe
1755 2Vol Scarce A Select Collection Original Letters Eminent Persons Duncombe

Price: £350.00

A scarce first edition set of collected letters.Complete in two volumes.Scarce, the only edition. Collected and edited by John Duncombe, an English clergyman and writer known for his contributions to the Gentleman's Magazine under...

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1756 VITA del Proposto Lodovico Antonio MURATORI
1756 VITA del Proposto Lodovico Antonio MURATORI

Price: £370.00

The life of famous Italian scholar Muratori, written by his nephew. In a smart presentation binding from The Travellers Club. Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering and decoration. With the bookplate of The Travellers Club...

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1762 8 Vols The Works of Henry Fielding Life of the Author Journal Amelia Farce
1762 8 Vols The Works of Henry Fielding Life of the Author Journal Amelia Farce

Price: £225.00

A scarce complete set of Henry Fielding's works and biography.Includes an essay on the life and genius of Henry Fielding by Arthur Murphy. Some of Fielding's works included are: The Grubstreet Opera, Eurydice, Don Quixote in England, The...

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1762 LIFE of RICHARD NASH of BATH, the Oliver Goldsmith FIRST EDITION
1762 LIFE of RICHARD NASH of BATH, the Oliver Goldsmith FIRST EDITION

Price: £245.00

A First Editon copy of 'The Life of Richard Nash of Bath' Written by Oliver Goldsmith (November 1730 April 1774), the celebrated author and poet best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem...

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1762 The Life of Richard Nash Esq Oliver Goldsmith Bath Beau Nash
1762 The Life of Richard Nash Esq Oliver Goldsmith Bath Beau Nash

Price: £80.00

A first edition of Oliver Goldsmith's biography of Richard Nash, more commonly known as Beau Nash, the celebrated dandy of Bath.Oliver Goldsmith was a celebrated eighteenth-century writer, who wrote prose, poetry and stage productions. The...

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1764 6vol The Works of Alexander Pope Letters Poems Biography
1764 6vol The Works of Alexander Pope Letters Poems Biography

Price: £295.00

A complete collection of the poetry, letters, and essays of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; together with all his notes, as they were delivered to the editor a little before his Death. Printed...

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1765 2 vol The State of Letters Earl of Clarendon Scarce Richard Powney
1765 2 vol The State of Letters Earl of Clarendon Scarce Richard Powney

Price: £525.00

A scarce complete two volume set of letters and diary entries from the Henry Hyde, the second Earl of Clarendon.  Letters include correspondance to King James II, the Lord Treasurer, Lord Sunderland and the Bishop of...

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1766 Memorials of James I Ex Libris Prime Minister Edward Smith-Stanley
1766 Memorials of James I Ex Libris Prime Minister Edward Smith-Stanley

Price: £675.00

A scarce edition of this collection of letters and other writings 'published from the originals. The second edition, corrected and enlarged'. This fascinating work brings together letters between King James and dignitaries...

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1767 3vol Letters Written by Jonathan Swift 1703 to 1740 Notes by Hawkesworth
1767 3vol Letters Written by Jonathan Swift 1703 to 1740 Notes by Hawkesworth

Price: £330.00

Three volumes of the letters of Jonathan Swift. The fifth edition. Published from the originals. Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs,...

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1770 Anonymous Complete Collection Junius Letters Sir William Draper Very Scarce
1770 Anonymous Complete Collection Junius Letters Sir William Draper Very Scarce

Price: £140.00

A very scarce 1770 collection of letters from "Junius" to Sir William Draper.A pseudonym for a still unkown writer, "Junius" caused controversy in late Eighteenth Century London with a series of inflammatory letters to various influential...

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1773 LETTRES Nouvelles Marquise DE SEVIGNE Simiane
1773 LETTRES Nouvelles Marquise DE SEVIGNE Simiane

Price: £384.00

The first edition of new additions to the famous correspondence of Madame de Sevigne in a contemporary calf binding.  In the original French. With 1pp of errata to the rear. The preface is attributed to La Harpe. Marie de...

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1774 2vol Lord Chesterfield's Letters First Edition Second State Stanhope
1774 2vol Lord Chesterfield's Letters First Edition Second State Stanhope

Price: £1,100.00

An attractive two volume first edition of the letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield.First edition, second state, with Vol I, P 55, L 16 reading 'qui auroit'Collated: Complete with half titles and errata slip to...

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1774 8vols Recueil Des Lettres de Madame la Marquise de Sevigne de Grigan New Ed
1774 8vols Recueil Des Lettres de Madame la Marquise de Sevigne de Grigan New Ed

Price: £375.00

The famous letters of Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne, to her daughter. Eight volumes, complete. In French. Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sevigne (5 February 1626 17 April 1696) was a French aristocrat,...

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1774 SATIRE An HEROIC POSTSCRIPT to Chambers by Mason
1774 SATIRE An HEROIC POSTSCRIPT to Chambers by Mason

Price: £99.99

A late eighteenth century edition of Mason's postscript to a epistle to Chambers, written in verse. Disbound. Third Edition. "The heroic epistle was ostensibly a satire on Sir William Chambers' Dissertation on oriental gardening,...

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1774 The Works of George Lord Lyttelton Volumes I and II Dialogues of the Dead
1774 The Works of George Lord Lyttelton Volumes I and II Dialogues of the Dead

Price: £225.00

The works of George Lord Lyttelton, a British politician and statesman and a patron of the arts. Volumes I and II bound in one; complete. George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton (17 January 1709 24 August 1773), was the son of Sir...

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1777 Life of William of Wykeham Bishop of Winchester Robert Lowth Illustrated
1777 Life of William of Wykeham Bishop of Winchester Robert Lowth Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A biography on William of Wykeham, the Bishop of Winchester.Collected from records, registers, manuscripts and other authentic evidences.The third edition of this text.With the bookplate of Anthony Singleton Atcheson to the front pastedown....

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1778 Memoirs of the COUNTESS D ANOIS Vol I
1778 Memoirs of the COUNTESS D ANOIS Vol I

Price: £83.99

Leather bound copy of the Memoirs of the Countess of D'Anois! Scarce.  This is volume I only.

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1778 Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of James Gardiner P Doddridge Scarce
1778 Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of James Gardiner P Doddridge Scarce

Price: £95.00

A scarce copy of this biographical work by Philip Doddridge. Philip Doddridge (1702-1751) was an English nonconformist leader, educator and writer. This work is a biography of Colonel James Gardiner (1688-1745), a Scottish soldier...

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1778-93 5vol Biographia Britannica Lives Eminent Persons Britain Ireland Second
1778-93 5vol Biographia Britannica Lives Eminent Persons Britain Ireland Second

Price: £735.00

A scarce set of Biographia Britannica: Or, the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons Who have Flourished in Great Britain and Ireland, From the Earliest Ages, down to the Present times: Collected from the Best Authorities, both Printed...

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1779-81 2vol Samuel Johnson The LIves of the English Poets Vol I and II
1779-81 2vol Samuel Johnson The LIves of the English Poets Vol I and II

Price: £120.00

A two volume set of Samuel Johnson's Lives.Volume I is the first Dublin edition of 1779. Volume II is the second volume of the second Dublin edition original published in three volumes in 1781.The Lives, which are critical as...

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1780 Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton Francis Blackburne Scarce First Edition
1780 Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton Francis Blackburne Scarce First Edition

Price: £895.00

A scarce first and only edition of Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton by Francis Blackburne.To which are added, Milton's Tractate of Education and Aeropagitica.Francis Blackburne PC (Ire) KS (11 November 1782 17 September 1867)...

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1782 Anecdotes of WILLIAM BOWYER by John NICHOLS FIRST
1782 Anecdotes of WILLIAM BOWYER by John NICHOLS FIRST

Price: £359.99

A first edition of William Bowyer's biography. Rebacked with the original leather and new endpapers. Bound in calf with blindstamped frame and gilt lettering. First edition. Scarce. William Bowyer (16991777) was an English printer. In...

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1784 6Vols A New And General Biographical Dictionary 12 Vols in 6 Full Calf
1784 6Vols A New And General Biographical Dictionary 12 Vols in 6 Full Calf

Price: £220.00

Six volumes from twelve of the seminal 18th century New And General Biographical Dictionary - its second edition. The work was first published in 1761, in eleven volumes. Although by no means the first work of its kind...

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1784 9vol A New and General Biographical Dictionary New Edition
1784 9vol A New and General Biographical Dictionary New Edition

Price: £330.00

An extensive biographical dictionary from the eighteenth century. A new edition, greatly enlarged and improved. Containing entries on Agrippa, Francis Bacon, Anne Boleyn, Caesar and many others. Arranged alphabetically. Also...

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1784 GEORGE BUBB DODINGTON Diary HISTORY Leather SCARCE
1784 GEORGE BUBB DODINGTON Diary HISTORY Leather SCARCE

Price: £345.00

Full calf leather binding with gilt detail to spine. A very scarce first edition of this important diary complete with half title page.  This copy would benefit from a rebind and is priced accordingly. George...

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1787 2vols Memoirs of the Protectoral-House of Cromwell by Mark Noble Second Ed
1787 2vols Memoirs of the Protectoral-House of Cromwell by Mark Noble Second Ed

Price: £240.00

A set of the Memoirs of the Protectoral-House of Cromwell by Mark Noble.In two volumes.The First Volume contains Proofs and Illustrations; together with an Appendix: as also the Lives of Such Persons as were Distinguished by the Cromwells,...

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1787 Supplement to the Letters Written by Philip Dormer Stanhope First Scarce Ed
1787 Supplement to the Letters Written by Philip Dormer Stanhope First Scarce Ed

Price: £450.00

The first edition of this supplement to Philip Dormer Stanhope's Letters.The Letters to His Son were originally published in 1774. Upon the publication a further thirty nine letters were discovered, which were then published...

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1788 Memoirs of Frederick Baron Trenck
1788 Memoirs of Frederick Baron Trenck

Price: £699.99

A nice copy of this scarce first English edition. A half cloth hardback with marbled paper boards. Very scarce. First English edition. Recently rebound. Two volumes in one. Friedrich Freiherr von der Trenck (1726  1794)...

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1791 Funeral Discourse of JOHN VOWELL by William BENNET
1791 Funeral Discourse of JOHN VOWELL by William BENNET

Price: £59.99

A funeral discourse of Mr. Jon Vowell with a small account of his sister who died earlier in the month. A nice clean copy. Disbound. Collated complete. William Bennet (1746 - 1820) was Bishop of Cloyne, Ireland, and an antiquary....

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1791 The Witticisms Anecdotes Jests Sayings Samuel Johnson J Merry Scarce
1791 The Witticisms Anecdotes Jests Sayings Samuel Johnson J Merry Scarce

Price: £1,200.00

A scarce copy of this work by J. Merry on Dr. Samuel Johnson. Rare and sought after - the lighter side of the famous man.Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet,...

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1792 An Essay on the life and Genius of Samuel Johnson Arthur Murphy First Ed
1792 An Essay on the life and Genius of Samuel Johnson Arthur Murphy First Ed

Price: £250.00

This is an uncommon first edition of this essay on the life of Samuel Johnson.Samuel Johnson was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biography, editor...

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1793 A Father's Legacy to His Daughters by Dr Gregory of Edinburgh
1793 A Father's Legacy to His Daughters by Dr Gregory of Edinburgh

Price: £140.00

A charming little book of moral guidance by the Scottish medical writer, written for his daughters in his dying illness and published posthumously. A New Edition. With an attractive frontispiece with an engraved illustration of...

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1793-1806 3Vols in 1 The Patriot Scottish Play Rare Letters Lady M. W. Montague
1793-1806 3Vols in 1 The Patriot Scottish Play Rare  Letters Lady M. W. Montague

Price: £200.00

"Letters of Lady M. W. Montague Written During her Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa.A New Edition In Two Volumes."The third volume is an unusual dramatic work by Lady Montague entitled "The Patriot; or, Wallace, A Historical...

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1794 Malecontent A Letter From An Associator To Francis Plowden First
1794 Malecontent A Letter From An Associator To Francis Plowden First

Price: £59.99

A letter dated March 7, 1794 from 'an Associator' to Francis Plowden as a criticism of os History of the last Twenty Months. First edition. Francis Plowden (1749 - 1819) was an English Jesuit, barrister and writer. His first major...

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1796 2vol Miscellaneous Works Of Edward Gibbon With Memoir Life Writings Letters
1796 2vol Miscellaneous Works Of Edward Gibbon With Memoir Life Writings Letters

Price: £495.00

A scarce set of The Miscellaneous Works Of Edward Gibbon, Esq. With Memoirs of his Life and Writings Composed by Himself. Illustrated from his letters with occasional notes and narrative by John, Lord Sheffield. First edition. Illustrated...

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1796 3 vol Life General DUMOURIEZ Revolution Napoleon
1796 3 vol Life General DUMOURIEZ Revolution Napoleon

Price: £125.00

An interesting biography of this French general, who left the Revolutionary Army to become a royalist intriguer during the reign of Napoleon. Complete in three volumes.

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1796 3vols Anecdotes of The Life of Right Hon William Pitt Earl of Chatham Fifth
1796 3vols Anecdotes of The Life of Right Hon William Pitt Earl of Chatham Fifth

Price: £90.00

The fifth edition of this biographical work.Copac attributes authorship to John Almon.Complete in three volumes.A scarce work, in any edition, especially in the complete three volumes.With a folding plate to the rear of volume III...

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1796 A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England New Edition Walpole
1796 A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England New Edition Walpole

Price: £125.00

An early catalogue of the most renowned authors of the 16th Century.  New edition. Featuring a beautifully engraved frontispiece. Edited by English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician, Horatio...

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1796 A New Biographical Dictionary Eminent Persons Remarkable Characters S Jones
1796 A New Biographical Dictionary Eminent Persons Remarkable Characters S Jones

Price: £32.99

A small but informative biographical dictionary. The second edition, corrected.

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1796 Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon With Memoirs of his Life First Edition
1796 Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon With Memoirs of his Life First Edition

Price: £69.99

The first edition of Lord Sheffield's account of the life and works of this eighteenth-century English historian. 'Illustrated from his Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narrative, by John Lord Sheffield'. Volume two of the...

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1796 The Lives of John Donne Henry Wotton George Herbert Thomas Zouch First
1796 The Lives of John Donne Henry Wotton George Herbert Thomas Zouch First

Price: £425.00

A first edition of this collection of biographies by Isaac Walton. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. Including biographies of Dr John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr Richard Hooker, Mr George Herbert, and Dr Robert Sanderson. It...

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1797 2vols The Life of Lorenzo de Medici Called the Magnificent Third Ed Roscoe
1797 2vols The Life of Lorenzo de Medici Called the Magnificent Third Ed Roscoe

Price: £95.00

William Roscoe's biography of Lorenzo de Medici.The third edition of this work.Both volumes are illustrated throughout, with a portrait frontispiece to volume I, vignette title pages to both volumes and a further twelve vignettes...

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1798 British Public Characters Of 1798 Foldout Portrait Frontispiece First
1798 British Public Characters Of 1798 Foldout Portrait Frontispiece First

Price: £795.00

A scarce collection of biographical sketches of seventy-one British public figures with a fold-out frontiepiece with thirty portraits. First edition. Missed by Cowie, this is the earliest appearance of a Nelson biographical reference....

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1798 Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman Godwin First
1798 Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman Godwin First

Price: £2,700.00

The first edition of this memoir of Mary Wollstonecraft.A biography written by Mary Wollsonecraft's husband, William Godwin. Bound without the half title, and publisher's advertisements. With a portrait frontispiece engraved by...

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1801 2 Vol Letters of Junius Stat Nominis Umbra
1801 2 Vol Letters of Junius Stat Nominis Umbra

Price: £30.00

A nineteenth century set of the letters of Junius.Complete in two volumes.With a portrait frontispiece in each, and a number of plates and vignette illustrations throughout. Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series...

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1801 Letters of Lady Rachel Russell and Trial of Lord Russell Rye House Plot
1801 Letters of Lady Rachel Russell and Trial of Lord Russell Rye House Plot

Price: £89.99

A collection of the correspondences of Lady Rachel Russell, the seventeenth-century noblewoman. Sixth edition. With three engraved plates.

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1801 Memoirs of the Life of Froissart M de la Curne de St Palaye Thomas Johnes
1801 Memoirs of the Life of Froissart M de la Curne de St Palaye Thomas Johnes

Price: £80.00

A biography of French medieval author, Jean Froissart.Translated into English from the original French by Thomas Johnes. Thomas Johnes was an MP, landscape architect, writer, printer and social benefactor. He had two works on...

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1801 Memoirs of the Life of Froissart with an Essay on His Works Thomas Johnes
1801 Memoirs of the Life of Froissart with an Essay on His Works Thomas Johnes

Price: £40.00

An English translation of this biography.Translated from the French of Jean-Baptiste de La Curne de Sainte-Palaye, a French historian, classicist, philologist and lexicographer.Froissart was just one of the several chroniclers of the...

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1801 the Juvenile Plutarch Lives of Children and Infacy Illustrious Men Illus
1801 the Juvenile Plutarch Lives of Children and Infacy Illustrious Men Illus

Price: £120.00

A first edition of this collection of short biographies.With engraved illustrations of the children mentioned. Includes a chapter on King Edward VI and James Crichton.

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1802 BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY Lives Writings Eminent
1802 BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY Lives Writings Eminent

Price: £59.99

A thorough and concise little collection of significant biographies. Fourth Edition, corrected with numerous additions. Stephen Jones (17631827) was a journal editor and compiler of reference works. Jones's most enduring literary...

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1802 Memoirs of the Peers of England during the Reign of James I E.Brydges 1stEd
1802 Memoirs of the Peers of England during the Reign of James I E.Brydges 1stEd

Price: £89.99

A fascinating look into society and its notable characters, during the reign of James I. First edition. The title page states volume one, although there was only one volume ever published. Featuring three plates, two of which...

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1803 Cornelii Nepotis Excellentium Imperatorum Vitae
1803 Cornelii Nepotis Excellentium Imperatorum Vitae

Price: £195.00

A collection of the historical biographies of Cornelius Nepos.In Latin.His only surviving work is the Excellentium Imperatorum Vitae, which appeared in the reign of Theodosius I, as the work of the grammarian Aemilius Probus,...

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1803 Letters from a Mother to her Son Mary Champion Crespigny Leather
1803 Letters from a Mother to her Son Mary Champion Crespigny Leather

Price: £130.00

This is first edition of this collection of letters by Mary Champion Crespigny.Mary, Lady Champion de Crespigny was an author who used her social position as a patron of writers, especially women writers. Ink signature to front pastedown...

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1803 Public Characters Of 1802-1803 Lord Auckland William Gifford First Edition
1803 Public Characters Of 1802-1803 Lord Auckland William Gifford First Edition

Price: £36.99

A collection of biographical sketches of thirty-two British public figures. The fifth such publication, following the popularity of the first four, published between in 1798 and 1802. First edition. Featuring influential...

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1803 The Life of Richard Earl Howe by George Mason
1803 The Life of Richard Earl Howe by George Mason

Price: £120.00

A scarce copy of the Life of Richard Earl Howe by George Mason.Admiral of the Fleet Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe, KG (8 March 1726 5 August 1799) was a British naval officer, notable in particular for his service during the American...

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1803-1806 4 Vol Life And Posthumous Writings Of William COWPER William Harvey
1803-1806 4 Vol Life And Posthumous Writings Of William COWPER William Harvey

Price: £275.00

An early edition and complete set of Harvey's famous biography of Cowper. Complete in three volumes, with a supplementary fourth volume: 'supplementary pages to the Life of Cowper, containing the additions made to that work, on...

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1804 2 Vols in 1 William Hayley The Life of Cowper & Cowper, Illustrated
1804 2 Vols in 1 William Hayley The Life of Cowper & Cowper, Illustrated

Price: £250.00

A two volume edition that includes both The Life of the Late William Cowper and Cowper, Illustrated by a Series of Views.Rather uncommon.William Cowper (1731 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of...

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1804 3 Vols Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper First Ed Illustrated
1804 3 Vols Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper First Ed Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A scarce first edition three volume set of the life and writings of William Cowper. Illustrated frontispiece portraits of Cowper and his monuments in Dereham. Includes an introductory letter to the Right Honourable Earl Cowper...

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1804 4vol Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons Fifth Edition Scarce Seward
1804 4vol Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons Fifth Edition Scarce Seward

Price: £550.00

An uncommon edition of this collection of historical

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1804 4vols Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons Scarce Illustrated W Seward
1804 4vols Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons Scarce Illustrated W Seward

Price: £110.00

A scarce collection of historical biographies by William SewardWith a frontispiece to each volume and 13 additional plates of portraits, sheet music and fascimiles. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth...

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1804 Desultory Remarks on the Letters of Eminent Persons Pope and Cowper
1804 Desultory Remarks on the Letters of Eminent Persons Pope and Cowper

Price: £1,000.00

A scarce biographical text exploring the life and writings of William Cowper. Featuring two engraved plates by W. Blake, firstly depicting a view of St Edmund's Chapel in the Church of East Dereham, which contains the...

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1804 The Earl Of Chatham Letters To His Nephew Thomas Pitt Lord Grenville Ded.
1804 The Earl Of Chatham Letters To His Nephew Thomas Pitt Lord Grenville Ded.

Price: £270.00

A first edition presentation copy of the William Pitt the Elder's letters to his nephew Thomas Pitt, dedicated by the editor Lord Grenville.William Pitt was a statesman of the Whig group, who led the Great British Government twice...

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1805 4vol The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth William Roscoe SIGNED LETTER
1805 4vol The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth William Roscoe SIGNED LETTER

Price: £1,200.00

The first edition of William Roscoe's history of the life of Pope Leo X.Containing a letter from William Roscoe to 'My Dear Sir', concerning the recipient's 'improved edition of the Illustrations', and expressing Roscoe's gratitude...

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1805 Confessions of William-Henry Ireland Shakespeare Fabrication Uncommon
1805 Confessions of William-Henry Ireland Shakespeare Fabrication Uncommon

Price: £180.00

An uncommon copy of this autobiographical account by William-Henry Ireland. 'Together with anecdotes and opinions (hitherto unpublished) of many distinguished persons in the literary, political and theatrical world'. William-Henry...

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1805 Lettres Duchesse Maine de Bourbon Marquise Simiane
1805 Lettres Duchesse Maine de Bourbon Marquise Simiane

Price: £150.00

A scarce publication of the correspondence between Louise Benedicte de Bourbon and Marquise de Simiane in a decorative contemporary calf binding.  In the original French. With the armorial bookplate of H. Remsen Whitehouse...

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1805 NECROLOGY Eminent and Extraordinary Characters
1805 NECROLOGY Eminent and Extraordinary Characters

Price: £190.00

A second edition of the scarce 1805 Necrology, biographies of eminent and extraordinary characters. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. Scarce. Second Edition, with a Copious Index,...

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1805 THESPIAN DICTIONARY Dramatic Biography Scarce
1805 THESPIAN DICTIONARY Dramatic Biography Scarce

Price: £245.00

A scarce copy of this brilliant little compendium of the lives of English actors, playwrights, directors and managers throughout history up until the early 19th century. Second Edition. 'Containing sketches...

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1806 2 Vols Letters Addressed YOUNG MAN Jane WEST
1806 2 Vols Letters Addressed YOUNG MAN Jane WEST

Price: £49.99

Two volumes of West's advice to nineteenth-century men. Fourth Edition. Volumes I and II of three volumes. With a publisher's catalogue to the rear of both volumes. With the armorial bookplates of Joseph Cook to the front pastedowns. Jane...

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1806 2vol Lettres de Madame Sevigne 2 OF 8 fine binding lovely
1806 2vol Lettres de Madame Sevigne 2 OF 8 fine binding lovely

Price: £79.99

The first two volumes of the famous letter-writer's rapier-sharp ruminations.Marie du Rabutin-Chantal (1626-96) was born in Paris, to an ancient family seated in Burgundy.  In 1644, she married the Marquess of Svign, an aristocrat...

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1806 2vols An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie by William Forbe
1806 2vols An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie by William Forbe

Price: £595.00

A scarce set of the Life and Writings of James Beattie by Sir William Forbes.Complete in two volumes.Including many of his original letters.Volume I contains a Frontispiece of James Beattie.James Beattie FRSE (25 October 1735 18 August...

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1806 3Vol Memoires D'un Voyageur Qui se Repose Politiques Louis Dutens 1st Ed
1806 3Vol Memoires D'un Voyageur Qui se Repose Politiques Louis Dutens 1st Ed

Price: £495.00

A scarce and complete collection of these insightful French memoirs. First edition published anonymously in London. Written in French. Each volume features its original half title, and are bound in their original publisher's...

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1806 3vol The Life of Lorenzo de Medici William Roscoe Fifth Edition
1806 3vol The Life of Lorenzo de Medici William Roscoe Fifth Edition

Price: £99.99

William Roscoe's famous biography of the influential Florentine ruler, Lorenzo de' Medici. Fifth edition, corrected. With an engraved frontispiece to volume I. Roscoe showed considerable moral courage as well as devotion to...

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1806 8vol Lettres de Madame Sevigne 8 of 12 fine binding lovely
1806 8vol Lettres de Madame Sevigne 8 of 12 fine binding lovely

Price: £99.99

The first two volumes of the famous letter-writer's rapier-sharp ruminations.Marie du Rabutin-Chantal (1626-96) was born in Paris, to an ancient family seated in Burgundy.  In 1644, she married the Marquess of Svign, an aristocrat...

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1806 BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS OF THE LATE REV JOSEPH WARTON
1806 BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS OF THE LATE REV JOSEPH WARTON

Price: £169.99

A half brown leather hardback with gilt lettering on the spine. This is the first edition. Joseph Warton was an English academic and literary critic. In his early days he wrote poetry, of which the most notable piece is The...

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1806 Memoirs of the Life Colonel Hutchinson Julius Hutchinson Illustrated
1806 Memoirs of the Life Colonel Hutchinson Julius Hutchinson Illustrated

Price: £160.00

An insightful biography into the life of Colonel John Hutchinson, an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England from 1648 to 1653 and in 1660. "Now first published from the original manuscript by Rev. Julius...

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1806 Supplementary Pages to the Life of COWPER William Hayley
1806 Supplementary Pages to the Life of COWPER William Hayley

Price: £195.00

A scarce autobiographical account with correspondence from Russel Cowper. Featuring an engraved frontispiece by Margaret Meen, and engraved by Caroline Watson. Hayley's Life of Cowper was published in three quarto volumes...

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1806 The Lives of the Most Eminent English Peots by Samuel Johnson Volume I
1806 The Lives of the Most Eminent English Peots by Samuel Johnson Volume I

Price: £27.99

Samuel Johnson's well-known collection of biographies of English poets. Volume I of III. A New Edition, Corrected.

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1807 3Vol Elegant Epistles and Elegant Extracts a Copious Collection
1807 3Vol Elegant Epistles and Elegant Extracts a Copious Collection

Price: £69.99

A uniformly bound set of anthologies containing pieces of fiction, written in the format of both letters and verse. New edition. Selected for the improvement of young persons, and for general entertainment. With work from...

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1807 Stat Nominis Umbra Junius Letters Illustrated Portraits Pseudonym
1807 Stat Nominis Umbra Junius Letters Illustrated Portraits Pseudonym

Price: £58.00

An illustrated edition of the letters of Junius.With 12 portrait engravings.Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of letters to the Public Advertiser between 1769 and 1772. The identity of the author has...

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1807 The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings Artistic Biograohy
1807 The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings Artistic Biograohy

Price: £19.00

A collection of biographies of eminent artist, including Rubens, Raphael, Dante and many others. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates. The first volume of seven only.

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1808 A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy Mr Yorick Memoirs
1808 A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy Mr Yorick Memoirs

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of this collections of recollections of Laurence Sterne during his travels in Europe. Stereotype edition. From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David A. Palin of the University of Manchester (signature...

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1808 Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson Written by His Widow Illustrated
1808 Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson Written by His Widow Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A biography of Lord Hutchinson written by his widow, Lucy. Second edition. Mrs. Lucy Hutchinson (16201681) was an English biographer as well as probably the first translator into English of the complete text of Lucretius's De Rerum...

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1809 2 vol The State Papers and Letters of Sir Ralph SADLER Clifford and W.Scott
1809 2 vol The State Papers and Letters of Sir Ralph SADLER Clifford and W.Scott

Price: £495.00

A remarkable compilation of the state papers from one of the most influential statesmen of the tudor period. Featuring an engraved frontispiece of Thomas Cromwell to volume one, from an original painting by Holbein, and engraved...

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1809 6 vol Political Life WILLIAM PITT John GIFFORD
1809 6 vol Political Life WILLIAM PITT John GIFFORD

Price: £125.00

  A comprehensive biography of this British Prime Minister, dating from the early nineteenth century. Featuring a portrait frontispiece to Volume I. Complete in six volumes.

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1809 Liber Facetiarum Collection of Anecdotes Scarce First Edition Stories Tales
1809 Liber Facetiarum Collection of Anecdotes Scarce First Edition Stories Tales

Price: £75.00

A copy of Liber Facetiarum, a fascinating collection of short quips and anecdotes. Rare and an unusual local imprint to boot.With anecdotes on a huge range of topics including burial in South America, avarice and fleas in Shrewsbury!...

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1809 MEMOIRS Life Writings Sir PHILIP SYDNEY Zouch
1809 MEMOIRS Life Writings Sir PHILIP SYDNEY Zouch

Price: £115.00

The scarce second edition of Zouch's comprehensive biography of Sir Philip Sydney. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper. Bound...

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1809 Memoirs of Frederick and Margaret Klopstock Translated from German E Smith
1809 Memoirs of Frederick and Margaret Klopstock Translated from German E Smith

Price: £140.00

The memoirs of German poets Frederick and Margaret Klopstock.Translated by English linguist Elizabeth Smith.  Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born...

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1809 The Diary Of The Late George Bubb Doddington Henry Penruddocke Wyndham
1809 The Diary Of The Late George Bubb Doddington Henry Penruddocke Wyndham

Price: £80.00

An interesting biography on the life of the Baron of Melcombe Regis.George Bubb Dodington (1691-1762) was an English politcial figure and a nobleman. Henry Penruddocke Wyndham ( 1736- 1819) was a British author and a Whig MP. This...

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1810 2 Vols Memoirs of the Life of COLONEL HUTCHINSON
1810 2 Vols Memoirs of the Life of COLONEL HUTCHINSON

Price: £69.99

A fascinating biographical account of  Puritan leader, and prominent Roundhead in the English Civil War Colonel John Hutchinson. Originally written by his wife Lucy Hutchinson at the time of his death, to which she has added...

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1810 3 Vols Letters By Philip Dormer STANHOPE Earl Of Chesterfield
1810 3 Vols Letters By Philip Dormer STANHOPE Earl Of Chesterfield

Price: £140.00

A nice, small leather set of the fourth Earl of Chesterfield's witty and insightful letters to his son. Each volume features engraved frontispieces and additional engraved titlepages. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl...

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1810 Letters on the Improvement of the Mind Addressed to a Lady by Mrs Chapone
1810 Letters on the Improvement of the Mind Addressed to a Lady by Mrs Chapone

Price: £28.00

A scarce edition of these Letters on the Improvement of the Mind by Mrs Chapone.With the Life of the Author.A New Edition.

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1811 2 Vol Henry Burder A Sermon and Lectures on the Essentials of Religion
1811 2 Vol Henry Burder A Sermon and Lectures on the Essentials of Religion

Price: £130.00

A scarce set of  books by Henry Forster Burder.A sermon delivered at Hoxton Chapel on Thursday August 15 1811 on the occasion of the death of Rev Thomas Spencer of Liverpool containing a short memoir of his life including...

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1811 2 Vols Memoirs of Count Grammont Illustrated Anthony Hamilton New Edition
1811 2 Vols Memoirs of Count Grammont Illustrated Anthony Hamilton New Edition

Price: £140.00

A well illustrated two volume edition of the memoirs of the exiled Count Grammont. Illustrated with sixty-four engraved portrait plates by Edward Scriven. The memoirs provide details of the licentious court of Charles...

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1811 2vol The Letters of Junius Bound By Riviere Illustrated
1811 2vol The Letters of Junius Bound By Riviere Illustrated

Price: £185.00

An attractive set of the letters of Junius. Complete in two volumes. Bound by Riviere and Son. Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of letters to the Public Advertiser, from 21 January 1769 to 21 January...

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1811 4vols BOSWELL'S Life of JOHNSON Biography Letters
1811 4vols BOSWELL'S Life of JOHNSON Biography Letters

Price: £259.99

Four hardbound volumes in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, two fold-outs and engraved frontispiece. A good set Samuel Johnson (often referred to as Dr Johnson) (18 September 1709 13 December 1784) was an...

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1811 A New Biographical Dictionary of the Most Eminent Persons Jones
1811 A New Biographical Dictionary of the Most Eminent Persons Jones

Price: £29.99

A fascinating piece of biographical reference, comprising of brief accounts of the lives and writings of eminent persons and remarkable characters in every age and nation. Sixth edition. Set in alphabetical order by surname and...

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1811 Michael Dodson The Life Of Sir Michael Foster Portrait Fronispiece Scarce
1811 Michael Dodson The Life Of Sir Michael Foster Portrait Fronispiece Scarce

Price: £250.00

A very scarce copy of The Life of Michael Foster written by his Nephew Michael Dodson, with an engraved portrait of Foster to frontispiece, engraved by James Basire, from an original picture in the possession of Mrs. Dodson. First...

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1811 The Poetical Works of John Gay Engraved Frontispiece with Biography
1811 The Poetical Works of John Gay Engraved Frontispiece with Biography

Price: £19.99

A pocket-sized collection of the poetry of John Gay. With an engraved title page and frontispiece. Including a brief biography of the author.

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1812 3Vol Alexander Chalmers The General Biographical Dicionary Vols II III IV
1812 3Vol Alexander Chalmers The General Biographical Dicionary Vols II III IV

Price: £75.00

Volumes two, three, and four of Chalmers' famous biographical dictionary, rebound in a modern cloth binding.The Dictionary was an enlarged edition of the New and General Biographical Dictionary, which was first published...

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1812 3vols JUNIUS Letters Confidential Correspondence Illustrated
1812 3vols JUNIUS Letters Confidential Correspondence Illustrated

Price: £420.00

A gorgeous set of this collection of controversial political letters from the mysterious 'Junius', published in the Public Advertiser between 1769 and 1772. Features frontispieces in every volume and numerous...

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1812-1814 2Vol Klopstock and his Friends & Memoirs Translated from German Benger
1812-1814 2Vol Klopstock and his Friends & Memoirs Translated from German Benger

Price: £59.99

An uncommon set of translated biographical works on Frederick and Margaret Klopstock. Klopstock and His Friends holds a series of letters, written between the years 1750 and 1803. With a Biographical introduction by Miss Benger. Klopstock's...

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1813 2vol Robert Southey Remains Of Henry Kirke White Of Nottingham With Life
1813 2vol Robert Southey Remains Of Henry Kirke White Of Nottingham With Life

Price: £74.99

The Remains of Henry Kirke White, of Nottingham with an engraved portrait with facsimile signature to frontispiece to volume one, a landscape to volume two and an illustrated half title to volume one.. In two volumes complete. White's...

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1813 4 Vols Historia del FRAY GERUNDIO Jose FRANCISCO
1813 4 Vols Historia del FRAY GERUNDIO  Jose FRANCISCO

Price: £740.00

An early nineteenth century Spanish edition of Jose Francisco's important satirical novel, originally banned by the Inquisition, in a fine binding. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, Northumberland. With the armorial...

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1813 The Life of the Hon Colonel Gardiner Who was Slain P Doddridge Illustrated
1813 The Life of the Hon Colonel Gardiner Who was Slain P Doddridge Illustrated

Price: £65.00

An illustrated edition of this biography.With seven engravings of illustrations by George Cruikshank.This work is undated, dated from Copac.Written by English nonconformist leader, educator and hymnwriter, Philip Doddridge.James Gardiner...

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1813-14 Memoirs of Augustus Toplady and Church of England Vindicated
1813-14 Memoirs of Augustus Toplady and Church of England Vindicated

Price: £29.99

The memoirs of Devonshire clergyman Augustus Toplady, along with his essay on the vindication of the Church.Third edition of the Memoirs, and fourth edition of The Church of England Vindicated.Augustus Montague Toplady (4 November...

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1814 5vol Miscellaneous Works Of Edward Gibbon With Memoir Life Writings Letters
1814 5vol Miscellaneous Works Of Edward Gibbon With Memoir Life Writings Letters

Price: £325.00

A scarce complete set of The Miscellaneous Works Of Edward Gibbon, Esq. With Memoirs of his Life and Writings Composed by Himself. Illustrated from his letters with occasional notes and narrative by John, Lord Sheffield. Illustrated...

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1814 Elegant Epistles A Copious Collection Of Familiar And Amusing Letters
1814 Elegant Epistles A Copious Collection Of Familiar And Amusing Letters

Price: £19.99

An early nineteenth-century collection of famous and funny letters. New Edition. Includes letters by Cicero, Pliny, Bacon, Raleigh, Locke, Gibbon and Cowper.

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1816 12 Vols The Works Of Samuel JOHNSON Essay On His Life Genius Arthur Murphy
1816 12 Vols The Works Of Samuel JOHNSON Essay On His Life Genius Arthur Murphy

Price: £595.00

A complete set of this early nineteenth-century collection of Johnson's works, in fine bindings. New Edition. Volume I features an engraved portrait frontispiece. 'With an essay on his life and genius, by Arthur Murphy'. Complete...

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1816 4vols Memoirs of the Life and Administration of Sir Robert Walpole Freer
1816 4vols Memoirs of the Life and Administration of Sir Robert Walpole Freer

Price: £475.00

The complete four volumes of this memoir collection.With a folding table to volume I and a portrait frontispiece of Walpole to volume II.Collated, complete.Written by William Coxe, an English historian and priest. Coxe was the author...

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1816 Memoirs Marchioness De Larochejaquelein French Revolution English Translate
1816 Memoirs Marchioness De Larochejaquelein French Revolution English Translate

Price: £325.00

The first English translation of the Marchioness's memoirs of life as a Royalist during the French Revolution. Featuring a fold-out frontispiece map of the war in the Vendee. 'Translated from the French'. With the pictorial bookplate...

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1816 MEMOIRS of de LAROCHEJAQUELEIN by SCOTT First
1816 MEMOIRS of de LAROCHEJAQUELEIN by SCOTT First

Price: £510.00

The uncommon first English translation, by Sir Walter Scott, of the fascinating memoirs of Marie Louise Victoire de Donnissan, Marquise de La Rochejacquelein. These memoirs give a remarkable picture of the war, and fortunes of the...

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1816 Provincial Letters an Exposure of the Reasoning and Morals of the JESUITS
1816 Provincial Letters an Exposure of the Reasoning and Morals of the JESUITS

Price: £59.99

Originally under the pseudonym Louis de Montalte, these series of eighteen letters use wit and satire to humorously attacked casuistry. Written in the midst of the formulary controversy between the Jansenists and the Jesuits,...

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1816 William Cowper Memoir of The Early Life of William Cowper
1816 William Cowper Memoir of The Early Life of William Cowper

Price: £39.99

A second edition of Cowper's Memoir of The Early Life of William Cowper.William Cowper (1731 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry...

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1816-18 Letters St. HELENA Warden NAPOLEON Gourgaud
1816-18 Letters St. HELENA Warden NAPOLEON Gourgaud

Price: £499.99

A finely bound copy of Warden's highly popular conversations with Napoleon along with Gaspard Gourgaud's account of The Hundred Days of Napoleon. Bound by the Temple Bindery. Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering...

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1817 2vol Memoirs of An American Lady with Sketches of Manners and Scenery Grant
1817 2vol Memoirs of An American Lady with Sketches of Manners and Scenery Grant

Price: £395.00

The complete two volumes of Anne Grant's memoirs.This work is a reflection on Grant's life in America after she moved from her native Glasgow.The third edition, published ten years after the first edition.Written by Anne Macvicar Grant,...

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1817 5Vol The Works of Mary Wortley Montagu Correspondence Poems Essays
1817 5Vol The Works of Mary Wortley Montagu Correspondence Poems Essays

Price: £170.00

"The Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Including her Correspondence, Poems, and Essays.Published, by permission, from her Genuine Papers."With engraved portrait frontispiece to volume one. With folding facsimiles...

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1817 8v Lives of British Admirals Containing an Accurate Naval History Campbell
1817 8v Lives of British Admirals Containing an Accurate Naval History Campbell

Price: £350.00

Dr John Campbell's biographical work.With a frontispiece to each volume.Complete in eight volumes.With the bookplate of one John Foster to the front pastedown of all volumes. The bookplate features the family crest as well as two ships....

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1817 Correspondance Choisie De Benjamin Franklin W T Franklin Editor French
1817 Correspondance Choisie De Benjamin Franklin W T Franklin Editor French

Price: £395.00

A select correspondence of Benjamin Franklin.In French.Edited by his son, William T Franklin.Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the USA. As a scientist he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history...

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1817 James Northcote Memoirs Of Sir Joshua Reynolds 1st American Ed Rebound
1817 James Northcote Memoirs Of Sir Joshua Reynolds 1st American Ed Rebound

Price: £100.00

A first American edition of the memoirs of the prominent 18th century British artist, as well as an appended essay on the arts, well presented in a half calf binding.Reynolds was born in Devon in 1723. By the middle of the...

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1817 Life of RICHARD WATSON First Edition
1817 Life of RICHARD WATSON First Edition

Price: £107.99

The first edition of Richard Watson's memoirs, published by his son. Unusual in fine recent crushed morocco. With a copperplate ink inscription to the title page, "This book was presented to me by my most kind and much...

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1817 The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke Travels Missionary Exertions Drew 1st Ed
1817 The Life of the Rev. Thomas Coke Travels Missionary Exertions Drew 1st Ed

Price: £130.00

A detailed account on Thomas Coke's various travels and extraordinary missionary exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West-Indies. First edition. With an account of his death, on the 3d of May, 1814,...

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1818 2Vol Memoires et Correspondance de Madam D'Epinay French
1818 2Vol Memoires et Correspondance de Madam D'Epinay French

Price: £35.00

A two volume set of the memoirs of Madame D'Epinay.Two of original three volumes. Printed in French.Louise D'Epinay was a French writer, saloniste and woman of fashion, known for her liaisons with notable figures in French history...

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1818 2Vol The Table Talk of Samuel Johnson Remarks and Observations Boswell
1818 2Vol The Table Talk of Samuel Johnson Remarks and Observations Boswell

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A scarce record on the many conversations had between James Boswell and his contemporary, the English literary figure Samuel Johnson. With a Sketch of the Life of Samuel Johnson to volume one. Featuring a frontispiece of Johnson...

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1818 2Vols Richard Watson Anecdotes Of The Life Of Richard Watson Gilt 1/2 Calf
1818 2Vols Richard Watson Anecdotes Of The Life Of Richard Watson Gilt 1/2 Calf

Price: £115.00

Anecdotes from the life of the Bishop of Landaff, written by himself and published by his son.Watson was educated at Cambridge, where his theological career began with his assumption of the post of Regius Professor of Divinity. Incidentally,...

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1818 2volsin1 Epistolary Curiosities Unpublished Letters of C17th C18th Scarce
1818 2volsin1 Epistolary Curiosities Unpublished Letters of C17th C18th Scarce

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An interesting and scarce collection of correspondence regarding the Herbert Family.Two volumes bound as one.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at...

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1818 9vol LETTRES Madame SEVIGNE Illustrated
1818 9vol LETTRES Madame SEVIGNE Illustrated

Price: £450.00

A scarce set of the correspondence of this famed French letter writer, Madame de Sevigne. Featuring ten folding facsimile letters, and twenty five engraved tissue-guarded plates, including frontispieces to every volume....

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1818 Anecdotes of the Life of Richard Watson Bishop of Llandaff
1818 Anecdotes of the Life of Richard Watson Bishop of Llandaff

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A set of the Anecdotes of the Life of Richard Watson. Complete in two volumes. Second edition. With an engraved frontispiece of Richard Watson in volume I. Rt Rev Richard Watson (17371816) was an Anglican clergyman and academic,...

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1818 Intercepted Letters; or the Twopenny Post-Bag and Triffles Reprinted Moore
1818 Intercepted Letters; or the Twopenny Post-Bag and Triffles Reprinted Moore

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A poetical collection of letters from Thomas Moore. Sixteenth Edition with a New Preface, and Several Additional Poems To which are added, Triffles Reprinted.

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1818 Robert Huish Memoirs Of Charlotte Augusta Princess Of Wales Leather Binding
1818 Robert Huish Memoirs Of Charlotte Augusta Princess Of Wales Leather Binding

Price: £148.00

A early Nineteenth-Century biography of Princess Charlotte of Wales, in attractive leather binding.With a decorative half-title page and numerous plates throughout, the volume is an extensive and detailed one, including 'hitherto unpublished'...

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1818 The Lives of Haydn and Mozart Metastasio L A C Bombert Musical Biography
1818 The Lives of Haydn and Mozart Metastasio L A C Bombert Musical Biography

Price: £115.00

A biographical study of Mozart and Haydn, with further examination of music in nineteenth-century Europe. Second edition. With notes by, 'the author of the sacred melodies'.

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1819 The Power of Faith ISABELLA GRAHAM
1819  The Power of Faith  ISABELLA GRAHAM

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A clean, bright copy of The Power of Faith, the life and writings of Isabella Graham. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and border decoration. Isabella Graham, 1742 1814, was famous for her charity work. Inspired...

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1819 2v Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writing of John Evelyn William Bray
1819 2v Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writing of John Evelyn William Bray

Price: £175.00

A detailed edition of the life and memoirs of diarist John Evelyn. Second edition. 'Comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters. To which is subjoined, the private correspondence...

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1819 2vol Memoirs of John Evelyn Life Writings Diary Correspondence Charles I
1819 2vol Memoirs of John Evelyn Life Writings Diary Correspondence Charles I

Price: £550.00

A rich wealth of information about the goings-on of the seventeenth century, from the perspective of a gardener and diarist. Second Edition. The whole now published from the first MSS. 'Comprising his diary, from the year 1641...

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1819 2vol Memoirs of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn Edited by Bray
1819 2vol Memoirs of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn Edited by Bray

Price: £495.00

A detailed edition of the life and memoirs of diarist John Evelyn. Second edition. 'Comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters. To which is subjoined, the private correspondence...

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1819 Walpole's Reminiscences And Walpoliana Written In 1788 By Horace Walpole
1819 Walpole's Reminiscences And Walpoliana Written In 1788 By Horace Walpole

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Walpole's reminiscences of the reigns of George I and II. A note by the author states: "This agreeable Historical Tale has hitherto been secluded from the eye of the general reader, in the retirement of five quarto volumes. The...

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1820 11 Vol Works of Samuel Johnson New Edition Essay Life Genius Arthur Murphy
1820 11 Vol Works of Samuel Johnson New Edition Essay Life Genius Arthur Murphy

Price: £1,600.00

A copy of ' The Works of Samuel Johnson' with 'an Essay on his Life and Genius'. Includes a frontispiece to the first Volume. An Essay on the Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. was written by Arthur Murphy (27 December...

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1820 2 Vol Memoirs of he Life and Writings of Luis de Camoens John ADAMSON
1820 2 Vol  Memoirs of he Life and Writings of Luis de Camoens John ADAMSON

Price: £180.00

'Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Luis de Camoens', by John Adamson. Lus Vaz de Cames, sometimes rendered in English as Camoens, (c. 1524 10 June 1580) is considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet....

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1820 2Vol The Life of William Lord Russell John Russell Second Edition
1820 2Vol The Life of William Lord Russell John Russell Second Edition

Price: £110.00

An insightful set of biographical accounts exploring the life of English politician, William Russell. Second edition. Featuring a beautifully engraved frontispiece to volume one, although, unfortunately, lacking the folding facsimile...

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1820 4 Volumes Private Correspondence of Horace Walpole Earl of Orford
1820 4 Volumes Private Correspondence of Horace Walpole  Earl of Orford

Price: £85.00

A collection of Horace Walpole's private correspondence over a span of 60 years.With an illustrated frontispiece to volume I.Presented in chronological order, volume I is from 1735 - 1756, volume II 1756-1764, volume III 1764-1775...

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1820 LETTERS JUNIUS Politics 1769-72 Grafton Whig Georg
1820 LETTERS JUNIUS Politics 1769-72 Grafton Whig Georg

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Junius is the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of letter to the Public Advertiser between January 1769 and January 1772. The author's identity is still not known and is still the cause for considerable literary speculation....

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1820 Lettres Persanes Par Montesquieu First Volume
1820 Lettres Persanes Par Montesquieu First Volume

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An edition of Persian Letters by Montesquieu. Followed by his various works. First volume. Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brde et de Montesquieu (18 January 1689 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu,...

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1820 Select Works of John Douglas Biographical Memoir William Macdonald
1820 Select Works of John Douglas Biographical Memoir William Macdonald

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A biographical memoir of former Bishop of Salisbury, John Douglas, along with selections of his works. First edition. With an engraved frontispiece. Also including Milton no Plagiary etc., Introduction to the Third Voyage of Captain...

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1820 The HUNTINGDON PEERAGE by Henry Nugent Bell FIRST
1820 The HUNTINGDON PEERAGE by Henry Nugent Bell FIRST

Price: £385.00

A half leather hardback with gilt lettering on the spine. Scarce. First edition. This copy was owned by the author Henry H Gibbs, dated 1851 and he has in a very neat copperplate added some marginalia and extended the family...

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1820 The Life of Samuel Johnson By James Boswell Four Volumes Complete
1820 The Life of Samuel Johnson By James Boswell Four Volumes Complete

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This biography is regarded as an important development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English. Complete in four volumes, reading copy. A New edition. Featuring a dedication...

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1820 The Lives of Eminent and Remarkable Characters In Essex Suffolk and Norfolk
1820 The Lives of Eminent and Remarkable Characters In Essex Suffolk and Norfolk

Price: £240.00

An interesting biographical work on several eminent figures.This is the first edition of this text.Illustrated, with 68 portraits of the individuals discussed.With a biographical discussion of several people across history such...

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1821 TWO LETTERS to Lord BYRON Rev. Wm L. BOWLES
1821  TWO LETTERS to Lord BYRON  Rev. Wm L. BOWLES

Price: £69.99

A scarce copy of the first edition of Two Letters to Lord Byron by the Rev. William Lisle Bowles. Disbound. Scarce. This copy has 32 pages of the complete 104. William Lisle Bowles, 1762 1850, was an English poet and critic....

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1821 2vol Memoirs of the Protector Oliver Cromwell Second Edition Interregnum
1821 2vol Memoirs of the Protector Oliver Cromwell Second Edition Interregnum

Price: £160.00

A collection of the memoirs of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England during the Interregnum.Second edition. Including a frontispiece to each volume, and several other portraits in the text. Bookseller's label of Ernest Mitchelson...

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1821 2vols Memoirs of James the Second King of England Illustrated Biography
1821 2vols Memoirs of James the Second King of England Illustrated Biography

Price: £120.00

The complete two volumes of these memoirs on James II.With a portrait frontispiece to volume I.A collection of anecdotes from 'various authentic sources' as stated to the title page.This volume contains book V from 1684 to 1688 inclusive,...

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1821 A Guide To Matrimonial Happiness In Letters Eugenia Stanhope Scarce
1821 A Guide To Matrimonial Happiness In Letters Eugenia Stanhope Scarce

Price: £180.00

A new edition of this series of letters intended as a guide to marriage.Attributed to Eugenia Stanhope, wife of Philip Stanhope who was responsible for publishing her husbands letters between him and his father, Philip Stanhope, 4th...

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1821 Memoirs From 1754 To 1758 By James Earl Waldegrave Portrait Frontis First
1821 Memoirs From 1754 To 1758 By James Earl Waldegrave Portrait Frontis First

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The memoirs of James, Earl of Waldegrave, from 1754-58, with a portrait of Waldegrave to frontispiece dated 1762. First edition. James Waldegrave, 2nd Earl Waldegrave KG PC FRS  (4 March 1715 13 April 1763) was...

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1821 The Counsels of a Father Letters of Sir Matthew Hale to his Children
1821 The Counsels of a Father Letters of Sir Matthew Hale to his Children

Price: £68.00

Four letters by the influential barrister, judge and lawyer, Sir Matthew Hale. With a portrait frontispiece of Sir Matthew Hale and an introductory memoir of Sir Matthew Hale's life.The first letter is titled 'On Religion', the second,...

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1822 2Vol Memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini Translated Thomas Roscoe Frontis Carpani
1822 2Vol Memoirs of Benvenuto Cellini Translated Thomas Roscoe Frontis Carpani

Price: £70.00

A two volume first thus set of this autobiographical text.In the publisher's original bindings which have suffered a bit as they were never intended to last, but still a clean original set.The first translation by Thomas Roscoe, with...

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1822 2vol Napoleon in Exile Barry E O'Meara Fifth Edition Plates
1822 2vol Napoleon in Exile Barry E O'Meara Fifth Edition Plates

Price: £99.99

A memoir of the life of Napoleon during his exile in St. Helena.A rather tired copy of this important work, in need of  rebind.Fifth edition.Illustrated with four engraved plates. Barry Edward O'Meara (17861836) was an Irish...

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1822 4vols The Life of Samuel Johnson James Boswell Biography Baldwin Leighton
1822 4vols The Life of Samuel Johnson James Boswell Biography Baldwin Leighton

Price: £250.00

James Boswell's influential biography of Samuel Johnson. Complete in four volumes. The ninth edition, revised and augmented. The Life of Samuel Johnson is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of...

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1822 5 Vols Memoirs Madame De MOTTEVILLE Francoise Bertaut French
1822 5 Vols Memoirs Madame De MOTTEVILLE Francoise Bertaut French

Price: £440.00

A scarce set of de Motteville's history of Queen Anne of Austria. Complete in five volumes. Franoise Bertaut de Motteville (c.1621 1689), French memoir writer, was the daughter of Pierre Bertaut, a gentleman of the king's chamber,...

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1822 I. D'Israeli The Literary Character Men of Genius Vol I Biographical Sketch
1822 I. D'Israeli The Literary Character Men of Genius Vol I Biographical Sketch

Price: £20.00

A copy of Isaac D'Israeli's The Literary Character. Isaac D'Israeli, father of Prime Minister, Benjamin D'Israeli, was a scholar who became well-known for his bibliophilic knowledge and essays. He is considered one of the first English...

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1823 2vol The Remains of Henry Kirke White of Nottingham Robert Southey
1823 2vol The Remains of Henry Kirke White of Nottingham Robert Southey

Price: £90.00

A collection of poetic fragments from Henry Kirke White.With an account of White's life by Robert Southey.Including a frontispiece of White to the first volume.Tenth edition.Complete in two volumes.

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1823 4vol Lettres de Madame de Sevigne de sa Famille et de Ses Amis
1823 4vol Lettres de Madame de Sevigne de sa Famille et de Ses Amis

Price: £150.00

A selection of the correspondences of Madame de Sevigne, her family, and friends. In French. 'Edition ornee de vingt-cinq portraits dessines par deveria, augmentee de plusiers lettres inedites, des cent cinq lettres publiees...

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1823 Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey Second Edition
1823 Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey Second Edition

Price: £250.00

A second edition of Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey.Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum (opium and alcohol) addiction...

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1823 Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey Third Edition
1823 Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey Third Edition

Price: £460.00

Thomas De Quincey's famous biographical account of his laudanum addiction.Third edition.First published anonymously in September and October 1821 in the London Magazine, the Confessions was released in book form in 1822, and again...

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1823 LETTERS Scelta Di Lettere Familiari by L. NARDINI
1823 LETTERS Scelta Di Lettere Familiari by L. NARDINI

Price: £95.99

Scarce edition of Leonardo Nardini's Scelta Di Lettere Familiari Degli Autori Piu Celebri.   Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decorative borders.   A selection of letters from eminent Italians, with annotations,...

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1824 4 Vols Life of Samuel JOHNSON by James BOSWELL
1824 4 Vols Life of Samuel JOHNSON by James BOSWELL

Price: £199.99

An uncommon edition of The Life of Samuel Johnson by Boswell, with notes from Edmond Malone. A little worn but unusually still bound in the original publisher's paper binding. Can command up to 700 well bound. Uncommon. With...

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1824 6vol A Biographical History of England J Granger Fifth Edition
1824 6vol A Biographical History of England J Granger Fifth Edition

Price: £165.00

A biographical history of influential Englishmen from Saxon times to the eighteenth century.Fifth edition, with upwards of four hundred additional lives. 'Intended as an essay towards reducing our biography to system and a help to...

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1824 An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie William Forbes
1824 An Account of the Life and Writings of James Beattie William Forbes

Price: £75.00

A one volume edition of Sir William Forbes' memoir of his friend James Beattie.James Beattie was a Scottish poet, moralist and philosopher. The two works which brought him fame were An Essay on the Nature and Immutability...

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1824 Letters on the Character and Poetical Genius of Lord Byron First Edition
1824 Letters on the Character and Poetical Genius of Lord Byron First Edition

Price: £185.00

An attractive edition of this bibliographical works of the poet Lord Byron. Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges, 1st Baronet (30 November 1762 8 September 1837) was an English bibliographer and genealogist. He was also Member of Parliament...

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1824 Lives and Memoirs of the Bishops of Sherborne and Salisbury Stephen Cassan
1824 Lives and Memoirs of the Bishops of Sherborne and Salisbury Stephen Cassan

Price: £69.99

A scarce history of the bishops of Salisbury and Sherbourne from Roman times to the early nineteenth-century. With one engraved plate to the rear and vignette frontispiece.

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1824 Memoir of Life of John BOWDLER Thomas Bowdler 1st
1824 Memoir of Life of John BOWDLER Thomas Bowdler 1st

Price: £59.99

A scarce first edition presentation copy of this personal memoir of religious writer John Bowdler by his son, Thomas Bowdler. In need of a sympathetic binding and priced accordingly. Bound in the original publisher's boards. Inscribed,...

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1824 Memoirs of Captain Rock Written by Himself Third Edition
1824 Memoirs of Captain Rock Written by Himself Third Edition

Price: £110.00

A small volume of the Memoirs of Captain Rock written by Himself. Third edition. With a Preface by the Editor.

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1824 Recollections of the Life of Lord Byron R. C. Dallas 1st Ed Presentation
1824 Recollections of the Life of Lord Byron R. C. Dallas 1st Ed Presentation

Price: £295.00

A nicely presented first edition of these detailed set of accounts on the life of prolific author, Lord Byron. Presentation copy "From her affectionate friend the author." "From the year 1808 to the end of 1814; exhibiting his...

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1824 Review Of The Missionary Life And Labors Of Richard Wright First Edition
1824 Review Of The Missionary Life And Labors Of Richard Wright First Edition

Price: £79.99

A Review of the Missionary Life and Labors or Richard Wright written by himself. He left another autobiography, in manuscript. First edition. With a notice to the Friends and Supporters of the Unitarian Fund to front followed by...

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1824-26 3vol Memoires ou Souvenirs et Anecfotes Le Comte de Segur French Memoirs
1824-26 3vol Memoires ou Souvenirs et Anecfotes Le Comte de Segur French Memoirs

Price: £250.00

The complete three volumes of Le Comte de Segur's memoirs. With a portrait frontispiece to volume I and two additional facsimile plates of Segur's handwriting. To volume III there is an illustrated frontispiece and folding map....

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1825 2Vols Thomas Medwin Journal Of The Conversations Of Lord Byron
1825 2Vols Thomas Medwin Journal Of The Conversations Of Lord Byron

Price: £120.00

A second edition of these recollections of Byron, by his friend Thomas Medwin.Medwin was cousins with Percy Bysshe Shelley, and through him came to know other members the Romantic movement. He first published these recollections...

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