English Books

HOLLOWAY, William. The Peasants Fate: A Rural Poem. With Miscellaneous Poems. Printed for Vernor and Hood...By James Swan and Co.. 1802. First Edition.
[iii]-x, [2], 128pp. With engraved frontispiece and three further engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked. Slightly rubbed to extremities. Contemporary bookplate and ink inscriptions of Catherine Curling, to FEP and head of title, further two bookplates to FEP and ink inscription of 'Weymouth, 9 Sep, 1802' to head of blank-fly.
Price
£ 100.00
HONE, William. Ancient Mysteries Described especially the English Miracle Plays Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, Extant among the Unpublished Manuscripts in the British Museum; Including Notices of Ecclesiastical Shows.... Printed for William Hone. 1823. First Edition/Later Issue.
[2], x, [2], 13-299pp. Complete with 13 engravings, two of which folding. Original publisher's cloth, title printed to upper board within floral border. Part of a later issue, with a black and white frontispiece. A very good copy, with only very light external wear and marking to lower edges, slight chipping to head and foot of spine, internally particularly clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
HOPPNER, J.. Oriental Tales, Translated Into English Verse. Printed for J. Murray.... 1806. Second Edition.
xvii, [1], 144pp. With engraved frontispiece, half-title and 3pp of terminal ads. Contemporary green half-morocco, gilt, over marbled boards. Slightly rubbed, small chip to head of spine. Short bibliographic extract tipped to FEP.
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£ 75.00
HOWARD, Nathaniel. Bickleigh Vale, with other poems. Printed by T. Wilson and R. Spence....for Murray.... 1804. First Edition.
[6], 139pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece and one further plate. Contemporary half-russia, over marbled boards, spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers. Chipped to spine, joints cracked, slight rubbing to extremities.
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£ 150.00
HUDDESFORD, George. The Poems of George Huddesford, M.A. Late Fellow of New College, Oxford. Now First Collected. Including Salmagundi, Topsy-Turvy, Bubble and Squeak, and Crambe Repetita. With Corrections, and Original Additions.. Printed for J. Wright...by W. Bulmer and Co.. 1801. First Collected Edition.
Two volumes in one. viii, 145, [3]; [4], 176pp. With terminal errata leaf to Vol I. Contemporary green morocco, gilt. Rubbed to spine and extremities. Bookplate of Lord Teignmouth to FEP.
Price
£ 100.00
HUNTER, Mrs John. The Sports of the Genii. Printed for T. Payne. 1804. First Edition.
[8], 16pp. With half-title, interleaved with 14 engraved plates. Disbound, preserved in later folding paper wraps with paper title label to upper wrap.
Price
£ 325.00
HURDIS, James. The Favorite Village. A Poem. Printed at the Author's Own Press. 1800. First Edition.
[6], 210pp. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards. Rebacked in tan morocco, original lettering-piece laid down, bumping to corners. The Nowell Smith copy, with book labels of Simon and Julia Adams to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To Mr Lysons, with the author's best respects'
Price
£ 425.00
HURDIS, Rev. James. Poems. In three volumes. At the University Press for J. Parker. 1808. Fourth Edition.
[4], xxii, [1], 24-26, [32], [2], 224; [4], 199, [1]; [4], 203pp, [1]. With half-title to each volume. Uncut and occasionally unopened in original publisher's blue paper boards, rebacked with new paper lettering-pieces. Some wear/chipping to joints, marking to spines. Booklabel of John Sparrow to each FEP.
Price
£ 125.00
HUTTON, William. Poems; Chiefly Tales. Printed by and for John Nichols and Son. 1804. First Edition.
xii, 435pp, [1]. With engraved portrait frontispiece of the author. Contemporary diced calf. Marbled endpapers. Rebacked and refurbished, with original spine laid down and new lettering-pieces, rubbed to extremities. One correction and two manuscript additions to the recto of terminal leaf, a list of the author's works. Bookseller's pencilled note to verso of FEP 'not more than 20 copies, survived fire, very scarce'.
Price
£ 400.00
H[OARE]., W[illiam]. Amusement of Leisure Hours.. [Privately Printed?] By Christiana Rickaby, Peterborough Court, Fleet Street, [1803]. [1803?]. First Edition.
56pp. Stitched within recent marbled paper wraps. Printed on thick, fine paper, lending further weight to the argument that this was privately printed. Inscribed 'with W. Hoare's best respects and compliments' to head of title.
Price
£ 450.00
ILIFF, Mrs. Poems, Upon Several Subjects...Embellished with a frontispiece.. Published and sold for the Author, by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1808. First Edition.
xxvi, [2], 147pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's boards. Worn, with some loss to spine.
Price
£ 600.00
IRELAND, W.H.. Mutius Scaevola; Or, The Roman Patriot. An Historical Drama. Printed by D.N. Shury...for R. Bent. 1801. First Edition.
viii, 90pp. Later paper wraps, manuscript title label taped to spine. Early ink inscription of J.L. Renwick to blank-fly, slight soiling to title.
Price
£ 300.00
IRELAND, William Henry. Rhapsodies. London. 1803. First Edition.
[2], 11-200pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary half-alf over marbled boards, gilt. Paper title label to upper board. Worn, with cracking to joints. Monogram bookplate of 'F.P.' to FEP. Slight offsetting to title, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 200.00
JAMES I. Jacobi Primi Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regis, Fidei Defensoris, &c. [Greek title]. Sive regia institutio ad Henricum Principem primogenitum Filium suum, & haeredem proximum. Excudebat Johannes Norton, Serenissimae Regiae Majestati in Latinis, Graecis, & Hebraicis Typographus. 1604. First Latin Edition.
[34], 139pp, [3]. With terminal blank. Finely bound in twentieth-century calf-backed boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Title slightly dusty, else fine. Single Latin note in manuscript to verso of terminal blank.
Price
£ 750.00
JONES, Edward. The Bardic Museum, or Primitive British Literature; and other admirable rarities. Forming the second volume of the Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of The Welsh Bards and Druids: Drawn from authentic documents of remote antiquity.... Printed by A. Strahan...for the Author. [1802].
xx, 60pp, 61-112pp engraved music. With hand-coloured engraved frontispiece by Rowlandson. [Bound with:] Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: Preserved, by Tradition and Authentic Manuscripts, from very remove antiquity....Part the Second, Containing all the Music of the First Volume. London. Printed for the Author, 1805. Second Edition, 124-185pp engraved music. Recent morocco backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt.
Price
£ 450.00