Recent Acquisitions

BAYLEY, Peter. Jun. Esq. Poems. Printed for William Miller. 1803. First Edition.
[10], 208pp [i.e. 209pp], [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original drab paper boards, neatly rebacked. Bookplate of John Murphy. Bishop, Cork, 1815 to FEP, Ink stamp of Minerva Rooms, Cork, to half-title, title, and, along with manuscript shelf-marks, to occasional text leaf.
Price
£ 850.00
BRAYLEY, Edward Wedlake. HERBERT, William. Syr Reginalde; Or, The Black Tower. A Romance of the Twelfth Century. With Tales and other poems. Printed by J. Swan...for Vernor and Hood. 1803. First Edition.
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£ 75.00
BELFOUR, John. Spanish Heroism; Or, a Battle of Roncesvalles. A Metrical Romance. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1809. First Edition.
ix, [3], 277pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed to extremities, bump to fore-edges, sporadic foxing.
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£ 150.00
[FORBY, Robert?]. Pursuits of Agriculture; A Satirical Poem, in Three Cantos. With Notes.. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale, 1808-1810. 1808. First Edition.
Three volumes in one, with continuous pagination. 249pp, [1]. Contemporary half-morocco over marbled boards, gilt. Neatly rebacked, with original backstrip laid down. Slightly rubbed, fading to boards. ?Presentation inscription 'Mary Jane Mannings, the gift of The Revd. R. Fosby. 1810' to head of title
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£ 300.00
PRICHARD, Rees. The Welshman's Candle. Canwyll Y Cymru: Sef, Gwaith Y Prachedig.... Argraphwyd ac ar werth gan J. Evans, Yn Heol-Y-Prior. 1808.
470pp, [2]. Contemporary calf, blind-roll tooling to joints. Rubbed, cracking to upper joint. Lacks FFEP, tear to gutter margin of title. Browning and occasional marginal loss to text.
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£ 75.00
BOYD, Rev. Henry. The Penance of Hugo, A Vision on the French Revolution. In the manner of Dante. In Four Canots. Written on the occasion of the Death of Nicolas Hugo de Basseville, Envoy from the French Republic at Rome, January 14, 1793. Translated from the original Italian of Vincenzo Monti into English verse with two additional cantos. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1805. First Edition.
xi, [1], 180pp. Uncut in original publisher's (somewhat small) two tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Worn, with loss to spine and heavy rubbing to boards. Some soiling, dog-earing to page edges.
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£ 100.00
COTTLE, Joseph. A New Version of the Psalms of David. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees. 1801. First Edition.
[6], 240pp. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt. Worn, with loss to spine, cracking to joints. Ink inscription of Jos. Hutton to head of title.
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£ 1,250.00
BLACKET, Joseph. Specimens of the Poetry of Joseph Blacket, With an Account of his Life and some Introductory Observations by Mr. Pratt. Printed, for the Author, by Galabin and Marchant. 1809. First Edition.
[4], 143pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards. Stained, cracking to upper joint. Occasional marginal tearing, else internally fine.
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£ 250.00
BECK, Thomas. Poetic Amusement, Consisting of a Sample of Sonnets, Epistolary Poems, Moral Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces. Printed for Maxwell and Wilson. 1809. First Edition.
xi, [1], 204pp. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth backed paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Worn, with loss to spine and boards. Ink stamp of William T. Harris to FFEP. Foxing to text.
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£ 150.00
MAYNE, John. The Siller Gun. A Poem, in Four Cantos: With notes, and a glossary. Printed by D. Walker, For the Author: Sold by J. Richardson.... 1808. Fourth Edition.
153pp, [1]. Uncut in recent two-tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Some sporadic marking and marginal worming to text.
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£ 100.00
HACKETT, Mr.. Poems, Elegiac and Miscellaneous.. Printed for J. Carpenter. 1804. First Edition.
xvi, 184pp. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt. A.E.G. Slightly rubbed to spine and extremities, some staining to leather. Bookplate of Ernest Hamilton Sharp to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Philip Palmer Esq. fro his friend, the Author' to head of title.
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£ 200.00
[ANON.]. An Imitation of the Eighth Satire of Juvenal, Addressed to the Rising Nobility and Gentry of the United Kingdoms. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1804. First Edition.
[4], 94, *95-*96, 95-168pp. With half-title. Recent antique-style calf backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Title trimmed at fore-edge. Ink stamp of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia, to title and occasionally to text. Very occasional inked corrections or additions to text.
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£ 150.00
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?!
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£ 300.00
KENNEY, James. Society, A Poem in Two Parts; With other poems.. Printed by N. Biggs...for T.N. Longman and O. Rees. 1803. First Edition.
viii, 172pp, [4]. With sectional half-title (to the title poem) placed behind terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to spine, extremities, short cracks to joints at head and foot of spine. Twentieth-century bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP.
Price
£ 375.00
[BECK, Thomas]. "TOUCH'EM, Timothy". The Age of Frivolity: A Poem, Addressed to the Fashionable, The Busy, and the Religious World. Printed for the author. and sold by Williams and Smith. 1806. First Edition.
v, [3], 99pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, vellum-tipped corners. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and cracking to upper joint. Ink inscriptions of 'Mary Rawlinson, 1809' to FFEP, and 'Edward Charteris' to head of title.
Price
£ 125.00
CROWE, William. Lewesdon Hill, considerably enlarged: With other Poems by the Rev. William Crowe, of New College, LL.B. Public Orator of the University of Oxford. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1804. Third Edition.
x, 115pp. With half-title. Finely bound in contemporary green morocco, gilt, richly decorated in blind. A.E.G. Slight rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy. Bookplate of Rev. James William Arnold to FEP, two contemporary ink inscriptions relating to Georgiana Morrison.
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£ 125.00
BLOOMFIELD, Nathaniel. An Essay on War, In Blank Verse; Honington Greek, A Ballad; The Culprit, An Elegy; and other poems on various subjects. Printed for Thos. Hurst,...and Vernor and Hood...by P. Gedge, Bury. 1803. First Edition.
xxviii, [4], 96pp. With half-title and engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's two tone paper boards. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and soiling to boards. Weak sewing. From the library of Anne and F.G. Renier, with their bookplate to FEP.
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£ 100.00
THOMSON, James. Poems in the Scottish Dialect. Printed by J. Pillans & Sons, Published by W. Reid, Leith, for the Author. 1801. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 215pp. With portrait frontispiece of the author. Uncut in original paper boards, neatly rebacked to style with original lettering-piece laid down. Slight rubbing to extremities else a fine copy with occasional foxing to text. Ink inscription of 'John J. Easson', dated 1840, to recto of frontispiece.
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£ 250.00
ANDERSON, Robert. Ballads in the Cumberland Dialect...with notes and a glossary. Printed by W. Hodgson, and sold by B. Crosby and Co. and W. Clarke, London. 1805. First Edition.
viii, [2], 174pp. Recent paper boards. Sporadic marking to text.
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£ 125.00
FRENCH, Rev. R.N.. Verses, by the Rev. R.N. French, of Foremark, Derbyshire. Printed for the Author, and Sold by G. Wilkins. 1808. First Edition.
xi, [1], 168pp. Nineteenth-century green pebbled cloth, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Some rubbing and staining. Ink inscription of R.R. Hornby, dated 1839, to FFEP. Blank-fly removed at front. Some marginal staining and a little worming at end. First item of errata boldly crossed through in ink.
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£ 200.00