English Books - 1801 onwards

MITFORD, Mary Russell. Poems. Printed By A.J. Valpy...Sold By Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1810. First Edition.
[8], 144pp, [16]. With half-title and terminal imprint and advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's grey boards, with early red roan spine overlaid. Slightly rubbed to extremities, chipping to head and foot of spine with small gouge to centre.
Price
£ 350.00
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
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
MORRIS, Thos. L. The Daneid, An Epic Poem, in Four Books, Written on board his Majesty's ship La Desiree. Printed by E. Walker, Sold by the Widow of the Author. [1803?]. First Edition.
28pp. Disbound, some soiling and spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
NAPIER, James R.. On Pressure Logs for Measuring the Speed of Ships. From the Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow.. 1872. Offprint.
14pp, [2]. With illustrations throughout. Original publisher's pink wraps. Soiling to part of upper wrap, internally clean and tight.
Price
£ 75.00
OGILVIE, John. Britannia: A National Epic Poem, in Twenty Books. To Which is Prefixed a critical Dissertation on Epic Machinery. Printed, for the Author, By J. Chalmers and Co.. 1801. First Edition.
[8], 623pp, [1], With half-title. Uncut in original blue paper boards, neatly rebacked to style. A fine presentation copy, inscribed 'To Mr John Garvack. As a sincere expression of just esteem and a very unequal although well meant return to many offices of disinterested friendship. From the Author'.
Price
£ 750.00
OGILVIE, John. Human Life, A Poem, in Five Parts.. Printed by W. Bulmer...for T. Cadell. 1806. First Edition.
[4], xv, [1], 152pp, [4]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece and two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, neatly rebacked, with paper lettering-piece. Ink inscription of Wm. Nicholson and small water-stain to title.
Price
£ 250.00
OPIE, Mrs. Poems. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By Taylor and Wilks. 1802. First Edition.
iv, 192pp. With portrait frontispiece of the author. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, elaborately so to boards. Slightly rubbed, with some cracking and slight chipping to joints. Incision to margin of preliminaries, with associated small piece to margin of title torn away.
Price
£ 150.00
OPIE, Mrs. The Warrior's Return, And Other Poems.. Printed By Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1808. First Edition.
[4], 185pp, [1]. Engraved frontispiece. Finely bound in contemporary polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers.Very slight rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy.
Price
£ 150.00
PARK, T[homas]. Sonnets, and other Small Poems.. Published by Vernor & Hood. 1803. Second Edition.
vi, [2], 120pp. With engraved title page and five further engraved plates. Uncut in original publisher's boards, somewhat naively rebacked with white paper. Rubbed, some staining to boards and text/plates, several quires detaching.
Price
£ 100.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. Gryll Grange. By the Author of 'Headlong Hall'. Parker, Son, & Bourn. 1861. First Edition.
viii, 316pp, [4]. With 4pp advertisements to rear. Publisher's original maroon cloth, gilt spine, boards decorated in blind. Rubbed, some bumping to corners. Spine slightly faded and cocked. Contemporary ink inscription of Miss Hall to FFEP.
Price
£ 150.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Genius of the Thames: a Lyrical Poem.. T. Hookham. 1810. First Edition.
vii, [1], 147pp, [1]. With half-titles. Victorian tan half-calf, gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, with loss to head of spine. Ink-dated author obituary clippings pasted to blank-fly, four small mount-holes cut to half title; combined with the indentation on the following leaves suggestive that this once held a Carte de Visite of the author. Some glue residue to gutter of title. Leaf C5 bound before C4.
Price
£ 400.00
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. The Misfortunes of Elphin. Published By Thomas Hookham. 1829. First Edition.
[8], 240pp. Nineteenth-century tan calf, gilt, with contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, by Riviere. T.E.G., all others uncut. With original drab wraps bound in at end. Upper joint lightly rubbed, with marking to upper board. Bookplates of Edith Barbara Tranter and John A. Spoor to FEP.
Price
£ 350.00
POWELL, Thomas. Emma, Or, The Baculiniad, A Comi-Heroic Poem, In Five Cantos. With other poetical studies. [C.Roworth, Printer]. [1805?]. First Edition.
viii, [5]-95, [1], 221-227pp, [1]. With extra-engraved title and a single engraved plate. Contemporary polished calf, gilt. Worn, with loss and marking to spine. Slight paper rubbing to title. Incomplete?!
Price
£ 300.00