English Books - 1801 onwards

[PEEBLES, William]. Poems: Consisting Chiefly of Odes and Elegies. Printed by R. Chapman. Sold by W. Turnbull. 1810. First Edition.
viii, 176pp. With half-title Uncut in original publisher's buff paper boards, paper letting-piece to spine.
Price
£ 150.00
[PHILLIPPS, Sir Thomas]. An Ancient Confirmation Deed, relating to Certain Lands Formerly Possessed by the Abbey of Shaftesbury in the County Of Dorset. Printed By J. Agg. 1818. First Edition.
42pp. Later two tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Geo. Matcham Esq ex dono amici Editoris, Thomae Phillipps de Middlehill 1856' to blank fly.
Price
£ 325.00
[PITT, William]. Letters written by the late Earl of Chatham to his nephew Thomas Pitt, Esq. (Afterwards Lord Camelford) then at Cambridge. Reprinted for H. Dieterich. 1805.
xxx, [2], 104pp. Contemporary marbled boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Rubbed, with slight surface loss. Later inscription to FFEP.
Price
£ 150.00
[SAYERS, James]. Elijah's Mantle. [s.n.]. [c.1806]. Unauthorised edition.
Broadside, with drop-head title, text printed in two columns. Paper watermarked 1804. Trimmed at edges, not touching text. Pen trials to verso.
Price
£ 125.00
[SAYERS, James]. Elijah's Mantle: A Poem. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale. 1807. First Authorised Edition.
13pp, [1]. Stitched in recent paper wraps.
Price
£ 125.00
[SAYERS, James]. The Uti Possidetis. and Status Quo: A Political Satire. London. 1807. First Edition.
20pp. Stitched in recent paper wraps. Sporadic spotting to text.
Price
£ 125.00
[SCOTT, Walter]. [HILL, Thomas]. PRY, Peter. Marmion travestied; A Tale of Modern Times. Printed by G. Hazard...for Thomas Tegg. 1809. First Edition.
xix, [1], 56pp, 277pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary black calf, gilt. Rubbed, some browning to text.
Price
£ 200.00
[SHIPWRECK]. A Narrative of the Loss of the Kent East Indiaman, By Fire, in The Bay of Biscay, on the 1st March, 1825. In a Letter to a Friend. By A Passenger. Printed for Waugh and Innes. 1825. Third Edition.
[iiii-v], vi, [7]-113pp, [7]. Contermporary tan calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, by B.Hunt of Birmingham. Very slight rubbing, else a fine copy. John Drinkwater's copy, with his armorial bookplate and tipped in signature to FEP, and the signature of his wife Ellen to title page. Later bookplate of David Reginald Hay-Neave, colonial civil servant, also to FEP.
Price
£ 325.00
[SMEDLEY, Edward]. Erin. A Geographical and Descriptive Poem. Part I-[II]. Printed by Hamblin and Seyfang....for the Author; And sold by W. Ginger. 1810. First Edition.
[8], 16, 63pp, [25]. With folding hand-coloured map of Ireland as frontispiece, vignette engraving to title. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, neatly rebacked with new paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, with slight loss to extremities, marking to boards, some marginal worming at end. Ink inscription of Ralph Baukes to FEP.
Price
£ 275.00
[STEWART, Charles Edward]. The Arguments (In Verse) of the Foxiad; An Historical Poem, In Ten Books, With Notes, and a Dedication to the Eulogist of Bonaparte. Printed by W. Stratford...Sold by Bickerstaff.... 1803. First London Edition.
30pp. Later paper wraps. Chipped to extremities, some foxing to title. Marginal loss to C3.
Price
£ 75.00
[VINCENT, John]. Fowling, A Poem (In Five Books) Descriptive of Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Duck, And Snipe Shooting. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 150pp, [2]. Extra-illustrated with engraved title and 19 engraved plates, folding, from Howitt's British Sports. Exquisitely bound in contemporary green straight-grained morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, with double line and pointille borders enclosing several small tools. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G, attractively gauffered re-using some of the same small tools as used to boards. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester's copy, with his bookplate to FEP. Lot ticket for the Christies sale of Gloucester's library in 2006 loosely inserted.
Price
£ 3,250.00
[WARNER, Richard]. Rebellion in Bath: Or, the Battle of the Upper-Rooms: An Heroico-odico-tragico-comico Poem, In Two Cantos: By the late Peter Paul Pallet. Canto the First.... Printed for G. Wilkie and J. Robinson. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 74pp. With vignette to title. Uncut in recent calf-backed paper boards, with original title label (bearing price of 5s) affixed to upper board.
Price
£ 200.00
[WATSON-TAYLOR, George]. The Old Hag in a Red Cloak. A Romance. Inscribed to the Author of The Grim White Woman. [Printed for the author by Simon Gosnell]. 1801. First Authorised Edition.
16pp. Recent cloth-backed paper boards, gilt.
Price
£ 200.00