Recent Acquisitions

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.
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£ 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.
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£ 125.00
SCOTT, Walter. The Lady of the Lake; A Poem. Printed for John Ballantyne and Co.. 1810. First Edition, First Issue.
[10], 290pp, cxxix, [1]. With half-title and engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightly rubbed, joints cracked. First state, with p.288 reading 'END OF CANTO SIXTH'
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£ 350.00
JONES, Edward. The Bardic Museum, or Primitive British Literature; and other admirable rarities. Forming the second volume of the Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of The Welsh Bards and Druids: Drawn from authentic documents of remote antiquity.... Printed by A. Strahan...for the Author. [1802].
xx, 60pp, 61-112pp engraved music. With hand-coloured engraved frontispiece by Rowlandson. [Bound with:] Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: Preserved, by Tradition and Authentic Manuscripts, from very remove antiquity....Part the Second, Containing all the Music of the First Volume. London. Printed for the Author, 1805. Second Edition, 124-185pp engraved music. Recent morocco backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt.
Price
£ 450.00
[HOLFORD, Margaret]. Wallace; Or, the Fight of Falkirk; A Metrical Romance. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1809. First Edition.
viii, 248pp. Contemporary brown half russia, gilt, over blue paper boards. Slightly rubbed to extremities, thin cracks to both joints, bumping to corners. Armorial bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 200.00
GRAHAME, James. British Georgics. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. For John Ballantyne and Co.. 1809. First Edition.
[4], viii, 342pp [i.e. 346pp]. With half-title. Uncut in contemporary marbled boards. Recently rebacked in plain paper, later lettering-piece, new endpapers.
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£ 125.00
CRIRIE, James. Scottish Scenery: Or, Sketches in Verse, Descriptive of Scenes Chieflt in the Highlands of Scotland: Accompanied with notes and illustrations; and ornamented with engravings by W. Byrne, F.S.A. from views painted by G. Walker, F.A.S.E.. Printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies. 1803. First Edition.
xxxiv, [2], 412pp. With engraved frontispiece view of Edinburgh and nineteen further engraved views. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt. Expertly rebacked to style, with contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary Chippendale armorial bookplate of Jonathan Pytts, featuring a cherub reading a book, to FEP
Price
£ 400.00
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.
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£ 125.00
SOTHEBY, William. Saul; A Poem, in Two Parts. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies...by W. Bulmer and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
[8], 190pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Slightly later polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers and edges. Slightly rubbed, upper board a little faded and upper joint starting.
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£ 150.00
BELFOUR, John. Music, A Didatic Poem, In Five Cantos. Translated from the Spanish of Don Tomas de Yriarte, into English verse. Printed for Wm. Miller. 1807. First Edition.
[iii]-xxix, [5], 192pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece and terminal errata slip, without half-title. Contemporary half-calf over terracotta paper boards, gilt. Rubbed, lower joint splitting, upper joint cracked with some loss at head and foot. Bookplate removed from FEP.
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£ 150.00
STRUTT, Joseph. The Test of Guilt; Or Traits of Antient Superstition. A Dramatic Tale.. Printed for Appleyards..... 1808. First?.
vii, [1], 119, [1]. With half title. [Bound with:] The Bumpkins' Disaster; or The Journey to London: Containing the Whimsical Adventures of Ploughshire and Clodpoll; Incidental to which are described, A Consultation of the Fairies; Including also the Legendary History of Waltham Cross. A Collection of Fragments. London. Printed for Appleyards..., 1808. viii, 55pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent half speckled brown calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt.
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£ 300.00
HAYLEY, William. The Triumph of Music; A Poem: In Six Cantos. Printed by and for J. Seagrave; And sold by T. Payne.... 1804. First Edition.
[6], 148pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original blue paper boards, rebacked. Rubbed, some marking/scuffing. Closed tear to O3, without loss. Three ink inscriptions to FFEP, the first by Gabriel Sutton, recording that it was 'Bought at Mr Liptrot's sale at Broughton', presumably Rev. Liptrot, Vicar of Broughton, mentioned in several late eighteenth-century theological subscribers' lists
Price
£ 175.00
[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
[BUNBURY, Henry William]. Tales of the Devil, from the Original Gibberish of Professor Lumpwitz, S.U.S. and C.A.C. in the University of Snoringberg. Printed and Sold by G. Ingram...Sold also by T. Egerton. 1801. First Edition.
57pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece and four further plates by Bunbury. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, gilt. Top fore-corner of title torn away, laid down. Some substantial damp-marking at gutter margin, affecting text and plates.
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£ 250.00
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.
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£ 125.00
CAMPBELL, Thomas. Gertrude of Wyoming; A Pennsylvanian Tale. And Other Poems. Printed by T. Bensley....for the Author, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1809. First Edition.
[4], 134pp. Contemporary speckled half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. But for slight rubbing to marbled boards, a fine copy, with an original footnote relating to the Gaelic word Pelloch (p.8) pasted beneath the FEP.
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£ 150.00
HURDIS, James. The Favorite Village. A Poem. Printed at the Author's Own Press. 1800. First Edition.
[6], 210pp. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards. Rebacked in tan morocco, original lettering-piece laid down, bumping to corners. The Nowell Smith copy, with book labels of Simon and Julia Adams to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To Mr Lysons, with the author's best respects'
Price
£ 425.00