Recent Acquisitions

SCHAFFER, Jacob Christian. Apus pisciformis insecti aquatici species noviter detecta brevibusque descripta a Jacobo Christiano Schaeffero... Typis Christ. Gott. Seiffarti Viduae. 1757. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition].
24pp. With an engraved hand-coloured folding plate of anatomical diagrams of numerous specimens. Disbound. All leaves a trifle toned, A2 and A3 detached from text block, short tear to head of title, small paper repair to margin of same, occasional spots of light foxing, pen trial to verso of plate.
Price
£ 200.00
BACHELOR, T.. Village Scenes, The Progress of Agriculture, and Other Poems.. From the Parnassian Press; For Vernor and Hood. 1804. First Edition.
[12], 138pp, [2]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary marbled calf, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Worn, with cracking to joints and loss to spine, lacking lettering-piece. Contemporary gift inscription to blank-fly.
Price
£ 150.00
MASTERS, Martin Kedgwin. The Progress of Love. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme...by G. Hazard. 1807. ?.
[2], xiii, [1], 136pp, [4]. With half title, terminal errata and advertisement leaves. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with small chips to head and foot of spine, cracking to upper joint.
Price
£ 300.00
GORDON, John. Poems. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co...sold by John Buchanan.... 1807.
vii, [1], 114pp. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Worn, with loss to extremities and cracking to joints.
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£ 150.00
HURDIS, Rev. James. Poems. In three volumes. At the University Press for J. Parker. 1808. Fourth Edition.
[4], xxii, [1], 24-26, [32], [2], 224; [4], 199, [1]; [4], 203pp, [1]. With half-title to each volume. Uncut and occasionally unopened in original publisher's blue paper boards, rebacked with new paper lettering-pieces. Some wear/chipping to joints, marking to spines. Booklabel of John Sparrow to each FEP.
Price
£ 125.00
[SCOTT, Walter]. [HILL, Thomas]. PRY, Peter. Marmion travestied; A Tale of Modern Times. Printed by G. Hazard...for Thomas Tegg. 1809. First Edition.
xix, [1], 56pp, 277pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary black calf, gilt. Rubbed, some browning to text.
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£ 200.00
SEWELL, Mary. Poems by Mrs. G. Sewell, Relict of the late Rev. Geo. Sewell, Rector of Byfleet, Surrey. Printed and Sold by R. Wetton and Sons.. 1803. First Edition.
[8], v, [3], xxviii, [4], 265pp, [1]. Contemporary half russia over marbled boards, spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, joints cracked, small chip to head of spine.
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£ 200.00
BOWLES, Reverend W.L.. Sonnets, and Other Poems...to which is added, Hope, an allegorical sketch on recovering slowly from sickness.. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies.... 1800. Seventh Edition.
xi, [1], 180pp. With half-title, frontispiece and three further engraved plates. [Bound uniformly with} Poems, Vol II. London, Printed for T. Cadell...., 1801. First Edition. [8], 165pp, [1]. With four engraved plates. Finely bound in contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering and volume number pieces, gilt with greek key roll to boards. A trifle rubbed. Contemporary ink inscriptions of Sarah Bonynge to head of each title, further inscription of Barbara Fanshawe to each FFEP.
Price
£ 200.00
DYER, George. Poems. Vol I [-II]. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By T. Bensley. 1802. First Edition.
[8], lxxxvi, 121-4, lxxxvii-xcii, 120; [4], 236pp. Final 2 leaves of Vol I misbound within prefaratory essay. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spines richly gilt. Slightly rubbed, some cracking to joints and a little chipping to spines.
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£ 150.00
[ANON.]. The Delusions of Hope, A Poem.. Printed by R. Taylor and Co...Sold by T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1806. First Edition.
[2], 53pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, gilt. Rubbed to extremities, chipping to spine and cracking to joints. Presentation copy, inscribed 'To Lady Miller with the author's respectful good wishes' to head of blank fly, bookplate of Admiral Thomas Cochrane to FEP.
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£ 150.00
[IRELAND, William Henry]. Effusions of Love From Chatelar to Mary, Queen of Scotland. Transated from A Gallic Manuscript, In the Scotch College at Paris. Interspersed with songs, sonnets, and ntoes explanatory by the translator. To which is added, Historical Fragments, poetry, and remains of the amours, of that unfortunate princess. Printed for B. Crosby and Co.. 1808. Second Edition.
x, [2], 223pp, [1]. With half-title and engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's buff boards, paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some loss to base of spine. Lacks FFEP.
Price
£ 125.00
DODSWORTH, Mrs. Fugitive Pieces. Printed by Simmons and Kirkby. 1802. First Edition.
iv, 107pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled calf, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with some loss and chipping to spine, cracking to joints, lacking lettering-piece.
Price
£ 350.00
[CARMICHAEL, Andrew Blair]. The Metropolis [-The Second Part of the Metropolis]. John Barlow, 1805-1806. First Edition.
Two volumes in one. 61pp, [1], 87pp, [1]. Recent paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Slightly marked. Neat ink inscription to recto and single library stamp of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia, to verso of title.
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£ 300.00
ILIFF, Mrs. Poems, Upon Several Subjects...Embellished with a frontispiece.. Published and sold for the Author, by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1808. First Edition.
xxvi, [2], 147pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's boards. Worn, with some loss to spine.
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£ 600.00
"LLEWELLYN, Griffith". The Fantoccini: Or, The Great Public Puppet-Show. As exhibited by Signior Tintaraboloso. Described in a poetical epistle, from Griffith Llewellyn, to his cousin Rice ap Shinkins. With illustrative notes, historical and critical, By the Curate of Aberistwith. Printed by R. Edwards...for Maxwell and Wilson. 1809. First Edition.
ix, [3], [9]-91pp, [1]. Stitched in recent blue paper wrappers. Some soiling to title, dampstaining at end. Neat ink inscription 'Renier' in biro to verso of title.
Price
£ 125.00
[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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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