Recent Acquisitions

[MOLLESON, Alexander]. The Sweets of Society: A Poem. And a few Miscellaneous Poems. By the author of "Melody the Soul of Music," an essay. Printed by Chapman and Lang, and sold by Brash & Reid. 1801. First Edition.
[4], 77pp, [3]. With frontispiece and terminal advertisement leaf. Disbound, some soiling to title. With a manuscript poem to verso of advert leaf addressed 'To the Editor of the Aberdeen Chronicle' and entitled 'A Voice from the Deep'.
Price
£ 150.00
[FARISH, Charles]. Black Agnes, or the Defence of Dunbar by Agnes, Countess of March, in the year 1338. Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington...by Bye and Law. 1804. First Edition.
45pp, [1]. Disbound, final leaf reinforced to gutter margin. A little light damp-staining at end.
Price
£ 125.00
YOUNG, Edward. The Last Day. A Poem. In Three Books. Printed and Sold by J. Heydon. 1802.
61pp, [2]. Contemporary tree-calf. Neatly rebacked, original morocco lettering-piece laid down. Somewhat tightly bound at gutter, occasional marking, ink inscription removed from title.
Price
£ 125.00
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
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
HOGG, James. The Ettrick Shepherd. The Mountain Bard; Consisting of Ballads and Songs, Founded on Facts and Legendary Tales. Printed by J. Ballantyne and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
xxxi, [1], 202pp. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, neatly rebacked, with much of the original spine laid down.
Price
£ 100.00
SOTHEBY, William. The Georgics of Virgil Translated. Printed for J. Wright. 1800. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, [2], 229pp, [1]. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and a little chipped to spine, cracking to joints.
Price
£ 150.00
CAREY, David. The Pleasures of Nature; Or, The Charms of Rural Life. With other poems. Printed by J. Swan...for Vernor and Hood. 1803. First Edition.
viii, 164pp, [2]. With engraved frontispiece and a terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A.E.G. Some scuffing and marking, chipping to lettering-piece. Bookplates of P. Pease and Percival F. Hinton to front endpapers, also with two twentieth-century ink inscriptions.
Price
£ 150.00
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
[LEYDEN, John]. Scottish Descriptive Poems; With some illustrations of Scottish Literary Antiquities. Printed by and for Mundell & Son. 1803. First Edition.
vi, [2], 255pp, [1]. With four terminal advertisement leaves. Finely bound in contemporary speckled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, a little cracking to joints and chipping to head of spine.
Price
£ 125.00
[NAVAL OFFICER, A]. The Cruise: A Poetical Sketch, In Eight Cantos. By A Naval Officer. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1808. First Edition.
[iii]-xxiv, 448pp. Without half-title. Finely bound in contemporary marbled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, joints cracked, nevertheless a handsome copy. Monogram bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 300.00
BURNET, Thomas. Poems on Various Subjects. Printed by Oliver & Co. 1802.
[iii]-xx, 115pp, [1]. With extra-engraved title page, without half-title. Contemporary half-sheep over marbled boards. Rubbed, with some loss to foot of spine. Foxing and occasional soiling throughout, tears to gutter margin of preliminaries.
Price
£ 175.00
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
WATKINS, William. The Fall of Carthage. A Tragedy. First presented at The Theatre, Whitby. With Additions and Corrections.. C. Law...London. Printed by Thomas Webster, Whitby. 1802. First Edition..
68pp, [4]. Without the half-title, with subscriber's list to two terminal leaves. Recent half calf over cloth, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. With short manuscript notes on the life of the author to verso of title.
Price
£ 175.00
[MALCOLM, David]. The Sorrows of Love, A Poem, In Three Books. Printed by Mundell & Son. 1801. First Edition.
[8], 135pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original marbled paper boards, buff spine. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and a little marking to boards.
Price
£ 325.00
HEBER, Reginald, M.A.. Europe: Lines on the Present War. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1809. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, 32pp. Disbound in later marbled paper folding wrappers, manuscript lettering piece to spine and title label to upper wrap. From the Nowell Smith collection, with book labels of Judith Adams and Simon to verso of upper wrap.
Price
£ 75.00
[HUDDESFORD, George]. Bonaparte; An Heroic Ballad: With a Sermon in its Belly, which that renowned warrior and most reverend theologian preached at his visitation of the good people of Egypt: with explanatory notes. By the Editor of Salmagundi. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1803. First Edition.
48pp. Disbound.
Price
£ 125.00
[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
BURNET, Thomas. The Sweets of Solitude, and Other Poems.. Printed for the Author by Wilks and Grafton and Published by C. Law. 1807. First?.
[4], 88pp.With half-title and three terminal leaves a subscriber's list. Uncut later blue paper wraps. Bookplate removed from verso of front wrap. A little damp-staining to gutter margin of title, else fine.
Price
£ 200.00
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.
Price
£ 150.00