Chapter 1: English Literature
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BARBAULD, MRS (ANNA); BURNEY, FRANCES (FANNY) [MRS D'ARBLAY]
The British Novelists; with an Essay and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Vols XXXVIII - XXXIX: Evalina; or the History of a Young Lady's Introduction to the World - in Two Volumes
F C and J Rivington; W Otridge and Son; A Strahan; T Payne; G Robinson; W Lowndes; Wilkie and Robinson; Scatcherd and Letterman; J Walker; Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; R Lea; J Nunn; Lackington and Co.; Clarke and Son; C Law; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; Cadell and Davies; E Jeffrey; J K Newman; Crosby and Co.; J Carpenter; S Bagster; T Booth; J Murray; J and J Richardson; Black, Parry, and Kingsbury; J Harding; R Phillips; J Mawman; J Booker; J Asperne; R Baldwin; Mathews and Leigh; J Faulder; Johnson and Co.; W Creech, Edinburgh; Wilson and Son, York. 1810. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two volumes (complete). Both copies are smart. Full calf leather. Stamped gilt cypher on the front boards. The spines have five ridges with different coloured leather patches for titling. The boards have blind stamped decoration, gilt borders. The inside rims of the boards have gilt decoration. The boards have shelving wear to the edges and corners. The spines have much wear all along the bodies, to the heads and feet. Nonetheless, the boards are handsome, steady and sure. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh-faced, certain, agreeably healthy, clean and clear, convivial, neat, tidy, classy, with a pleasing jeunesse. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 50qk
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OLDHAM, JOHN
Satyrs Upon the Jesuits: Written in the Year 1679. And Some Other Pieces by the Same Hand
Joseph Hindmarsh, London. 1682, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Incomplete (final pages 135-148 missing). Otherwise the major bulk of the text is present. A much owned copy. The frontispage has various previous owner annotations - that of a Thomas Williamson, dated 1740; other annotations by him are scattered throughout the book (mostly practising his handwriting!). The Other Pieces are: "The Passion of Byblis in Ovid's Metamorphosis Imitated in English" printed for Jo. Hindmarsh 1682; "A Satyr Upon a Woman, who by her Falshood and Scorn was the Death of his Friend"; "Some New Pieces Never before Publisht - By the Author of the Satyrs upon the Jesuits" - Printed by MC for Jo. Hindmarsh, at the Black Bull in Cornhil, 1681: "Horace His Art of Poetry, Imitated in English. Addrest by way of Letter to a Friend"; "The Praise of Homer"; "Two Pastorals out of the Greek - Bion - A Pastoral, in Imitation of the Greek of Moschus, bewailing the Death of the Earl of Rochester"; "The Lamentation for Adonis - Imitated out of the Greek of Bion of Smyrna"; "Paraphrase upon the 137 Psalm"; "Paraphrase upon the Hymn of St Ambrose"; "A Letter from the Country to a Friend in Town, giving an Account of the Author's Inclinations to Poetry - written in July, 1678"; "Upon a Printer that expos'd him by Printing a Piece of his grosly mangled, and faulty." Full leather. Most antique in appearance. The boards are much worn, scratched, scuffed, marked all about from handling and shelving and age. Blind stamped decoration. The boards, despite their antiquity, are steady and comfortable. The contents are much aged. The early pages are much worn about the edges. The pages are marked by hand, use, the years throughout. They have user wear about the edges. Nonetheless all of this provides the most agreeable character to the book. The pages are clear, bold, confident, comfortable, certain, still keen. A venerable book. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 48ro
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 296 | £UK 269 | JP¥ 36731]

 
SCOTT, DR JONATHAN
The Arabian Nights Entertainments (the Aldine Edition) - 4 Volumes
Pickering and Chatto, London. 1890. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Wood, S L. 4 volumes (complete). A benign set. Red cloth covered boards. The boards and spine of all are stained, marked, worn about the edges and corners. They have marks, stains, rubbed. They are all steady and sure. The titling patches on the spine are much worn and stained by hand and age. Volumes I, II a nd III: have some staining from colour run - principally to the fore and to the aft. There are also some occasional stain tide-marks. Otherwise, the pages are firm, thick, healthy, clean and clear. Volume IV: A much cleaner and fresher copy than the others. The pages are thick, healthy, clean and clear, certain, amenable, convivial, companionable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 55rw
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 253.75 | £UK 230.5 | JP¥ 31483]
Keywords: Wood, S L

 
SMOLLETT, TOBIAS; MRS BARBAULD
The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker - 2 Volumes (the British Novelists; with an Essay; and Prefaces, Biographical and Critical by Mrs Barbauld - Vols XXX, XXXI)
F C and J Rivington; W Otridge and Son; A Strahan; T Payne; G Robinson; W Lowndes; Wilkie and Robinson; Scatcherd and Letterman; J Walker; Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; R Lea; J Nunn; Lackington and Co.; Clarke and Son; C Law; Loongman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; Cadell and Davies; E Jeffery; J K Newman, Crosby and Co; J Carpenter; S Bagster; T Booth; J Murray; J and J Richardson; Black, Parry, and Kingsbury; J Harding; R Phillips; J Mawman; J Booker; J Asperne; R Baldwin; Mathews and Leigh; J Faulder; Johnson and Co.; Sherwood and Co.; J Miller; W Creech, Edinburgh; and Wilson and Son, York. 1810. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two volumes (complete). Two comfortable books. Full leather. Gilt monogram of the 5th Earl of Essex (a most wealthy Earldom that allowed George Essex to safely and smoothly move from sinecure to sinecure; his wealth however enabled him to entertain, and commission from, artists such as Turner, Pugin, Horsley, David Wilkie and Landseer). Gilt borders and titling. The spines have wear about the seams and head and feet. The boards have shelving and handling wear about the edges and corners. The boards and spines are comfortable and steady. The contents are most pleasing - especially taking their age into account. They are fresh, clean, clear, only very occasionally smeared with shallow foxing, certain, companionable and assured, all very charming. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 55rn
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