Literature

"LLEWELLYN, Griffith". The Fantoccini: Or, The Great Public Puppet-Show. As exhibited by Signior Tintaraboloso. Described in a poetical epistle, from Griffith Llewellyn, to his cousin Rice ap Shinkins. With illustrative notes, historical and critical, By the Curate of Aberistwith. Printed by R. Edwards...for Maxwell and Wilson. 1809. First Edition.
ix, [3], [9]-91pp, [1]. Stitched in recent blue paper wrappers. Some soiling to title, dampstaining at end. Neat ink inscription 'Renier' in biro to verso of title.
Price
£ 125.00
'A.E.' [i.e. RUSSELL, George William]. Homeward songs by the way. Chiswick Press, Charles Whittingham & Co.. 1894. First edition.
x, [4], 51pp. Contemporary green cloth, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Armorial bookplate of Agnes Jekyll to FEP.
Price
£ 250.00
ABBOT, Charles. Verses Sacred to the Memory of the Most Noble Francis Duke of Bedford, Who Died March the 2d. 1802. By Charles Abbot, M.A. F.L.S. Vicar of Oakley Raynes, Bedfordshire, and late Fellow of New College, Oxford. Printed and Sold by W. Smith. May be had of Messrs. Crosby & Co.. 1802. First Edition.
[4], 9pp, [1]. Stitched in recent paper wrappers. Presentation copy, inscribed 'From the Author' to head of title.
Price
£ 400.00
ANDERSON, Robert. Ballads in the Cumberland Dialect chiefly by R. Anderson, with notes and a glossary: the remainder by various authors, several of which have been never before published. Printed by R. Hetherton and sold by B. Crosby and Co....and by F. Jollie and Sons. 1808. Third Edition.
vi, 258pp. With engraved frontispiece. Finely bound in early twentieth-century red morocco, gilt, by E. Worral, Birmingham, with his ticket to FEP. Marbled endpapers, fore- and bottom edges uncut. Occasional soiling to text, else a fine copy.
Price
£ 150.00
ANDERSON, Robert. Ballads in the Cumberland Dialect...with notes and a glossary. Printed by W. Hodgson, and sold by B. Crosby and Co. and W. Clarke, London. 1805. First Edition.
viii, [2], 174pp. Recent paper boards. Sporadic marking to text.
Price
£ 125.00
BACHELOR, T.. Village Scenes, The Progress of Agriculture, and Other Poems.. From the Parnassian Press; For Vernor and Hood. 1804. First Edition.
[12], 138pp, [2]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary marbled calf, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Worn, with cracking to joints and loss to spine, lacking lettering-piece. Contemporary gift inscription to blank-fly.
Price
£ 150.00
BAYLEY, Peter. Jun. Esq. Poems. Printed for William Miller. 1803. First Edition.
[10], 208pp [i.e. 209pp], [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original drab paper boards, neatly rebacked. Bookplate of John Murphy. Bishop, Cork, 1815 to FEP, Ink stamp of Minerva Rooms, Cork, to half-title, title, and, along with manuscript shelf-marks, to occasional text leaf.
Price
£ 850.00
BECK, Thomas. Poetic Amusement, Consisting of a Sample of Sonnets, Epistolary Poems, Moral Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces. Printed for Maxwell and Wilson. 1809. First Edition.
xi, [1], 204pp. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth backed paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Worn, with loss to spine and boards. Ink stamp of William T. Harris to FFEP. Foxing to text.
Price
£ 150.00
BELFOUR, John. Music, A Didatic Poem, In Five Cantos. Translated from the Spanish of Don Tomas de Yriarte, into English verse. Printed for Wm. Miller. 1807. First Edition.
[iii]-xxix, [5], 192pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece and terminal errata slip, without half-title. Contemporary half-calf over terracotta paper boards, gilt. Rubbed, lower joint splitting, upper joint cracked with some loss at head and foot. Bookplate removed from FEP.
Price
£ 150.00
BELFOUR, John. Spanish Heroism; Or, a Battle of Roncesvalles. A Metrical Romance. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1809. First Edition.
ix, [3], 277pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed to extremities, bump to fore-edges, sporadic foxing.
Price
£ 150.00
BISSET, James.. The Patriotic Clarion, [or Britannia's Call to Glory! Original Songs Written on the Threatened Invasion]. Printed By M. Swinney...for the Author, and May be Had at His Museum. 1803. Second Edition.
vii, [1], 7-34pp. With extra-engraved title page. Blue half-calf, gilt, over buckram boards by Riviere. Uncut, with original yellow wraps bound in. Lightly rubbed to extremities.
Price
£ 200.00
BLACKET, Joseph. Specimens of the Poetry of Joseph Blacket, With an Account of his Life and some Introductory Observations by Mr. Pratt. Printed, for the Author, by Galabin and Marchant. 1809. First Edition.
[4], 143pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards. Stained, cracking to upper joint. Occasional marginal tearing, else internally fine.
Price
£ 250.00
BLOOMFIELD, Nathaniel. An Essay on War, In Blank Verse; Honington Greek, A Ballad; The Culprit, An Elegy; and other poems on various subjects. Printed for Thos. Hurst,...and Vernor and Hood...by P. Gedge, Bury. 1803. First Edition.
xxviii, [4], 96pp. With half-title and engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's two tone paper boards. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and soiling to boards. Weak sewing. From the library of Anne and F.G. Renier, with their bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 100.00
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. Rural Tales, Ballads, and Songs. Printed for Vernor and Hood...by T. Bensley. 1802. First Edition.
xi, [3], 105pp, [1]. With half-title and engraved portrait frontispiece. Victorian mauve calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed to extremities, joints, browning to spine. Bookplates of Charles James Fox Bunbury, William Carr, and the Nowell-Smiths to front endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Henry William Bunbury, 1802, From the Author' to head of half-title.
Price
£ 750.00
BOWLES, Rev. W. Lisle. The Picture; Verses Written in London. May 1803, Suggested by A Magnificent Landscape of Rubens, in possession of Sir George Beaumont. Printed by W. Bulmer. 1803. First Edition.
20pp. Later paper boards, rubbed and faded. Some creasing, neat repair to half-title, loss to gutter margin of final leaf. John Sparrow's copy, with his book label to FEP.
Price
£ 250.00