Literature

LEWIS, M.G.. Alfonso, King of Castile: A Tragedy, In Five Acts. Printed for J. Bell...by Wilks and Taylor. 1801. First edition.
vii, [1], 111pp, [1]. Disbound.
Price
£ 175.00
LLWYD, Richard. Gayton Wake, or Mary Dod; and Her List of Merits. A Poem in Four Parts. Printed By J. Fletcher and Sold in London By E. Williams. 1804. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 62pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, titled in manuscript to spine and head of upper board. Very slightly rubbed, else fine. Presentation copy, inscribed 'From the Author of the Miss Gleggs' at head of title, later ink inscription of E.B. Rollo to FEP.
Price
£ 350.00
LOGAN, Rev. John. Poems and Runnamede, A Tragedy. Printed for Bell & Bradfute.... 1805. New Edition.
[2], xxiv, 189pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent tan half-calf, contrasting lettering-pieces, gilt, over marbled boards.
Price
£ 100.00
MACNEILL, Hector. The Pastoral, or Lyric Muse of Scotland; In Three Cantos. Printed by George Ramsay and Company, For Archibald Constable and Company. 1808. First Edition.
viii, 68pp. With half title. Uncut in recent marbled paper boards.
Price
£ 125.00
MANNERS, George. Edgar; or, Caledonian Feuds. A Tragedy. Now performing with universal applause, at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. Printed for Tipper & Richards. 1806. First Edition.
9, [1], 90pp, [2]. With half-title. Disbound.
Price
£ 225.00
MANT, The Rev. Richard. Poems. At the University Press, for the Author; and Sold By J. Parker; and Longman and Rees. 1806. First Edition.
8vo. viii, 133pp, [1]. With half-title. [Bound with:] MONTGOMERY, James. The Wanderer of Switzerland, and Other Poems. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. Third Edition. [12], [11]-175pp, [1]. Contemporary tan half-calf over marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed, joints starting. Ink inscriptions to head of each title.
Price
£ 100.00
MARRIOT, John. A Short Account of John Marriott, Including Extracts from Some of His Letters. To Which are Added, Some of His Poetical Productions. Printed and Sold By D. Boys...and Sold in London By W. Phillips.... 1803. First Edition?.
[8], 194pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightly rubbed, short cracks to joints at head and foot. Neat ink note scratched away from half-title.
Price
£ 150.00
MASTERS, Martin Kedgwin. The Progress of Love. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme...by G. Hazard. 1807. ?.
[2], xiii, [1], 136pp, [4]. With half title, terminal errata and advertisement leaves. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with small chips to head and foot of spine, cracking to upper joint.
Price
£ 300.00
MAXEY, S.. Ruth, A Sacred Eclogue; and Tobit, A Poem. With two select moral tales. Translated from the works, and preceded by the life, of M. de. Florian, member of the academies of France, Madrid, and Florence. Ornamented with engravings. Printed by C. Whittingham...For Vernor and Hood. 1805. First Edition?.
[4], 122pp. With engraved frontispiece and two engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A little rubbed, with small chips to foot of spine, bumping to corners. Frontispiece slightly shaved at fore-edge. Ink inscription of Charlotte Ward, dated 1833, to head of title.
Price
£ 175.00
MAYNE, John. The Siller Gun. A Poem, in Four Cantos: With notes, and a glossary. Printed by D. Walker, For the Author: Sold by J. Richardson.... 1808. Fourth Edition.
153pp, [1]. Uncut in recent two-tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Some sporadic marking and marginal worming to text.
Price
£ 100.00
MILLS, J.H.. Poetical Trifles, by J.H. Mills, of the Theatre-Royal, Manchester. Printed for W. Graham...by Mr Broster, Chester.. 1806. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, [9]-120pp. Lacking half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled voards. Rubbed, with chipping to head and foot of spine.
Price
£ 325.00
MOLLESON, Alexander. Miscellanies in Prose and Verse. Printed By R. Chapman, For Alexander Molleson. 1806. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, [2], 221pp, [1]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in recent antique-style marbled calf, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, by Philip Dusel. Some marginal chipping and staining at front and rear.
Price
£ 250.00
MONTAGUE, Edward. The Citizen; A Hudibrastic Poem. In five cantos. To which is added Nelson's Ghost, a poem. In two parts. Printed by W. Lewis for J.F. Hughes...and sold by C. Chapple. 1806. First Edition.
xii, 150, [2], 15pp, [1]. With half-title and two fine hand-coloured caricature engravings ('Sir Peter' and 'My Lady'). Uncut and partially unopened in original publishers blue paper boards, paper lettering-piece. A fine copy but for very slight rubbing to extremities. Ink inscription of 'John Goodford, 1806, Yeovil' to FEP.
Price
£ 750.00
MONTESQUIEU, Charles-Louis De Secondat. Oeuvres de Montesquieu. Chez Plassan, Regent-Bernard, et Gregoire, de l'imprimerie de Plassan. 1796.
Five volumes. [12], lxxx, 406, [2]; [4], 468, xiv, [2]; [4], 466, iv, [2]; [4], 487, iv; [4], 471, [1], iv. Each volume with half-title, terminal blank to Vols I-III. With frontispiece portrait of the author to Vol I, two maps and 22 engraved plates. A beautifully well margined set, uncut, in handsome contemporary red morocco-backed red paper boards, gilt, with double contrasting green morocco lettering-pieces. A trifle rubbed to extremities, some fading to boards, the occasional tear to boards, else a fine set. Spotting to endpapers. With the etched armorial bookplates of the Portals of Laverstoke to each FEP.
Price
£ 2,000.00
MOORE, Thomas. Epistles, Odes, and Other Poems. Printed for James Carpenter. 1806. First Edition.
xi, [5], 341pp, [7]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece (by Landseer), terminal errata leaf and two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's pink paper boards. Rebacked in plain paper, upper hinge splitting.
Price
£ 125.00