Recent Acquisitions

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
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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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
[BARNARD, R]. The Leisure Hour Improved; Or Moral Miscellanies, In Prose and Verse, Original and Selected. Printed and Sold by William Smith. 1809. First Edition.
192pp. With woodcut frontispiece, title vignette. Finely bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, else a fine copy. Ink inscription of 'Elizabeth Lidgett, 1830' to blank-fly.
Price
£ 100.00
SCOTT, Walter. Ballads and Lyrical Pieces. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. For Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1806. First Edition.
[8], 180pp. With half-title, but without the advertisements.. Recent paper boards, paper lettering-piece. A fine copy
Price
£ 150.00
[ANON.]. The Pagan Mythology of Ancient Greece and Rome, Versified. Accompanied with Philosophical Elucidations of the probable latent Meaning of the some of the Fables of the Ancients, on a theory entirely new. Illustrated with Impressions from Engravings on Wood by J. Berryman. Printed for the Author: and sold by J. M. Richardson.... 1809. First Edition.
vii, [1], 148pp. With woodcut frontispiece and 21 woodcut plates. Recent paper boards. Ink inscription to blank-fly
Price
£ 125.00
FOSTER, Rev. Mark. Scarbrough: A Poem, in Three Cantoes. . Printed by W. Blanchard; For Messrs Turner and Ainsworth, Scarbrough,. 1802. Third Edition.
37pp, [1]. [Bound behind:] The Scarborough Guide, (Third Edition) Containing an Accurate Description of the Town, the Castle, and the Environs: Dr. Belcombe's Observations on The Spaw-Waters and Sea-Bathing; With occasional remarks, anecdotes, and characters. York. Printed by W. Blanchard, 1806. [4], 143pp, [1]. With folding frontispiece map of Scarborough. Contemporary sheep-backed marbled boards, vellum-tipped corners, gilt. Slightly rubbed to extremities. Contemporary ink inscription of Victoria Reynoldson to FEP.
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£ 125.00
ELTON, Charles A.. Poems. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees. 1804. First Edition.
[4], 164pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary half tree-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, with anchor devices to spine compartments. Slightly rubbed, small chip to base of spine. Ink inscription regarding Elton's employment in the 48th Regiment to half-title.
Price
£ 150.00
GIFFORD, William. The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Translated into English Verse. With notes and illustrations. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co...For G. and W. Nicol. 1802. First Edition.
[4], lxvii, [1], 486pp, With engraved portrait frontispiece and terminal errata slip. Victorian half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Neatly rebacked, with original spine laid down, rubbed to spine and extremities. Some offsetting to title from frontispiece.
Price
£ 125.00