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(ADDISON, Joseph and Richard Steele.) SPECTATOR; in Eight Volumes, with Lives of the Authors, and Introductory Titles to Each Paper. £ 200.00

Critically compared with Addison's own Edition, in which the Errors of modern Copies are expunged. Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed and Published by J Mitchell; and sold in London by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; T. Tegg; and R. Scholey. ND. Circa 1800. 8 vols. pp. xx, 318; 335; 320; 299; 290; 305; 325; 283. 8 frontispieces. 8vo. Modern boards with paper spine labels, spines faded. In an open fronted box. Occasional pages uncut. A little foxing. Vol 1 has a tear, repaired on pp.23/24, not affecting the text, the same in Vol 4 pp 131/132. Vol 7 - part of the top margin torn away affecting the heading but not the text; Vol 8 - tear pp. 177/178 repaied and not afecting the text and lacking pp 279 - 282 of the index. Hunt, C. J. The Book Treade in Northumberland and Durham to 1840. John Mitchell 1772 - 1819. Bookseller, publisher and printer was working in Newcastle from 1799 until his death in 1819. This, as far as I can ascertain unrecorded pirate edition would have been published during that time. Mitchell is best known as the founder and principle writer of the radical Tyne Mercury.

Reference: 48152

 
(COLERIDGE, Hartley). THE LIFE OF ANDREW MARVELL. £ 25.00

(Lacking title page but Hull. A.D. English). (1835). pp. 64. Frontis. 8vo. Later quarter calf, cloth boards. Some pencil markings in text. Although the text is not uncommon, being part of Coleridge's Biographia borealis; or lives of distinguished Northerners, the imprint is uncommon. COPAC lists 5 copies only and Chilton in his Early Hull Printers and Booksellers says that very few examples of English's imprint survive, the Hull collectiononly having one, which is not this title.

Reference: 21026

 
(COLLINS, F.?) THE HAPPY COTTAGERS: or, The Breakfast, Dinner, and Supper to which is added, The Shepherd's Boy reading to the poor Widow. £ 30.00

London. J. Evans. (1814 - 1820?). pp. 8. Woodcut on title page. Small 8vo. Uncut. As issued.

Reference: 84753

 
(DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan, contributor). GHOST STORIES AND PRESENTIMENTS. £ 3,000.00

London. George Redway. (1888). pp. 308, 12 of adverts. 8vo. Blue pictorial cloth, spine slightly dulled. 1st edition, 2nd issue. The stories by Conan Doyle are The Great Keinplatz Experiment; The Mystery of Sasassa Valley; The Captain of the Pole-Star; and John Barrington Cowles, they are marked with the delta symbol. The other stories are The Ghosts of Cottenall Court; A Debt of Honour; Ghosts; A Weird Story of Bruges; Selecting a Ghost; How Brown Awoke at the Right Moment; Why New Houses are Haunted; and An Extra Passenger. Originally published by Redway in 1887 in 3 vols entitled Dreamland and Ghostland. (1st edition, 1st issue). Because of poor sales the stories were reissued the following year as individual volumes with cancelled title pages, Ghost Stories and Presentiments being the third volume of the first issue. The publication of these stories in book form by Conan Doyle in 1887 predates the publication in book form of A Study in Scarlet, and so is the author's first appearance in book form. Sadleir 741. COPAC.Muir. Points, 2nd series.

Reference: 474665

 
(HEYWOOD, John.) OWD CRUSTY AND HIS SEVEN DAUGHTERS; or, Sabbath School HTheatreusbands. A Dialogue for 11 Characters. £ 10.00

Manchester & London. John Heywood. 1881. pp. 16. Uncut so a single folded sheet. 8vo.

Reference: 23005

 
(IRVING, Washington). SALMAGUNDI; or the Whim-Whams and opinions of Laucelot Langstaff, Esq and Others. £ 35.00

London. C. Daly. 1841. pp. (vi), 5 - 8 of adverts, vii - xii, 363, 4 of adverts. Frontis and 5 plates. 16mo in 8s. Original cloth with gilt decoration, all edges gilt. Pretty little book Daly is listed in William St.Clair's The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period under Pirate and Radical publishers and publications.

Reference: 81651

 
(LOVELACE, William King-Noel, Earl of). REVIEW OF THE AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS OF FRANCE: with a Notice of the Works of M.M. Rubichon, Mounier, and Passy, respecting its produce, and the condition of its rural population. With another copy of same and a further 14 articles/reviews by Lord Lovelace. £ 750.00

London. David Batten 1848. 2 vols. pp. 44, 23, 10 - 117, 396 - 416, 12, 103 - 119, 387 -421, 3 - 23, 337 - 354; 44, 28, 32, 16 - 35, 23, 7, 334 -355, 52. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards (not a matching pair). 1 plate folded. The first volume has the bookplate of Lord Lovelace and is stamped Ben Damph Forest, being the sporting lodge Ben Damph House, built by Lovelace in 1887, later becoming the Torridon Hotel. There are 7 MS letters to Lovelace tipped in or loosely inserted, all complimenting him on his articles. 2 are unknown, the other 5 are from Earl Fitzwilliam, J. Parke of Ampthill Park (loose), M.Rubichon, G. Wilbraham of Delamere House, Northwick, Cheshire (loose), and Joseph Fletcher.; and 2 newspaper cuttings. This volume is annotated with the dates the article were written, presumably in Lovelace's hand. There is also some neat underlining to high light points of importance to the author. The second volume has the same Ben Damph Forest stamp and is stamped 'Earl of Lovelace. All the reviews without title pages were published in the Westminster and Foreign Quarterly Review. V. 1. Review of The Agricultural Statistics of France. Reviews/Articles from the Westminster and Foreign Quarterly Review. The Value of Landed Property demonstrated, with Practical Deductions and Illustrations, tending especially to facilitate the Valuation of Estates by Leyton Cooke, Esq., Land -surveyor. 1844. The True Law of Population shown to be connected with the Food of the People by Thomas Doubleday, Esq. 1842. with MS letter tipped in headed Dover 15 June 1847 (unidentified author). Lovelace states that his article was written at Ashley Combe in November 1846. The Dispatches and Letters of Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson; with Notes. By Sir Harris Nicholas. Lovelace states that his article was written in November and December 1847. Some neat high lighting of the text by Lovelace. Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons on Settlement and poor removal. May 1847. Lovelace states that his article was written in January 1848. Organisation du Travail. Par Louis Blanc. Paris. Lovelace states that his article was written in January & February 1848. Histoire du Consulat et de l’Empire par M.A. Thiers. Paris. Lovelace states that his article was written in January & February 1848. Reports of the Committee of the House of Commons on the Progress of the new Houses of Parliament. Lovelace states that his article was written in May & June 1848. Some neat high lighting of the text by Lovelace. MS letter tipped in with signature removed. Doubleday’s Financial History of England. Lovelace states that his article was written in May 1847. V. 2 Review of the Work of Messrs Rubichon and Mounier, and of the memoir of M. Benoiton de Chateauneuf. London. David Batten. 1848. On Climate in Connection with Husbandry, with reference to a work entitled Cours d’ Agriculture par Le Comte de Gasparin. By The Earl of Lovelace. London. W. Clowes & Sons. 1848. Quetelet: Du System Social. Review in Christian Teacher No. 43. (Westminster Review) Ramee: Architecture du Moyen Age. (Westminster Review) On the Construction of a Collar Roof, with Arched Trusses of Bent Timber at East Horsley Park by the Right Hon. The Earl of Lovelace. with folded plan of the roof. London. W. Clowes & Sons. 1849. Villemain - Literature du Moyen Age. Paris. (From the Westminster Review 1849). On Harbours of Refuge by the Right Hon. The Earl of Lovelace. London. W. Clowes & Sons. 1849.

Reference: 527902

 
(MADDOX, Frederick More). THE VIOLET. A Drama in Two Acts. £ 10.00

London. T. H. Lacy. ND. Circa 1840. pp. 43. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper, lacking rear. Lacy's Acting Edition No. 133.

Reference: 11097

 
(REEVES, Clara. Attributed to). FATHERLESS FANNY; or, Memoirs of a Little Mendicant and Her Benefactors. £ 10.00

Wakefield. William Nicholson & Sons; London. S.D Ewins & Co. Circe 1880. pp. 382, (ii) adverts. Coloured frontis. 16mo. Original green cloth, faded and frayed. Front hinge tender.

Reference: 306921

 
(SURTEES, Robert Smith). ASK MAMMA; or The Richest Commoner in England. £ 16.00

Illustrations by John Leech. London. Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd. ND. Circa 1890s. pp. xii, 423. 13 coloured plates. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, spine slightly faded. Mainly unopened.

Reference: 16456

 
(SURTEES, Robert Smith). HANDLEY CROSS; or Mr Jorrock's Hunt. £ 16.00

Illustrations by John Leech. London. Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd. ND. Circa 1890s pp. xvi, 578, (ii) of adverts. 17 colour plates, further illustrations in the text. 8vo. Pictoriual cloth, spine faded. Slightly shabby, slightly shaken.

Reference: 75671

 
(SURTEES, Robert Smith). HAWBUCK GRANGE or The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Sctt, Esq. £ 16.00

With Illustrations by H.K. Browne & W.T. Maud. London. Bradbury, Agnew & Co. ND. Circa 1888? pp. (xiv), 265, 32 of adverts. 8 colour plates, many furhtre illustrations in the text. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, spine unevenly faded.

Reference: 68290

 
(SURTEES, Robert Smith). MR. ROMFORD'S HOUNDS. £ 16.00

With Illustrations by John Leech, H.K. Browne etc. London. Bradbury, Agnew & Co. ND. Circa 1892. pp. xii, 405. 24 colour plates , further illustrations. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, spine faded and boards marked.

Reference: 61394

 
(SURTEES, Robert Smith). MR. SPONGE’S SPORTING TOUR. £ 16.00

London. Bradbury and Evans. ND. Circa 1892? pp. (xii), 450. 13 colour plates & further illustrations in the text by John Leech. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, spine faded. Last page browned.

Reference: 228707L

 
ADDISON, Joseph; John Gay; William Somerville. THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON; Gay's Fables; and Somerville's Chase. £ 12.00

With Memoirs and Critical Dissertations by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Edinburgh. James Nichol. 1859. pp. xxxiv, 386. 8vo. Original blind stamped cloth. Back board damp affecting endpapers and last few pages of text.

Reference: 11740

 
AKHURST, W.M. GULLIVER ON HIS TRAVELS; or, Harlequin Robinson Crusoe, His Man Friday, and the Wonderful Spirit of Romance. £ 25.00

As produced at Sanger's National Amphitheatre (late Astley's) London. E. Rimmel (Perfumer to HRH The Princess of Wales). 1876. pp. 50. 8vo. Printed wrapper dusty and frayed.

Reference: 19706

 
ANON. SCOTCH BETTY: An Authentic and Interesting Narrative by a Physician. £ 35.00

London. J. Evans & Sons. (1814 - 1820?). pp. 8. Woodcut on title page. Small 8vo. Worming in inner margin affecting text slightly. As issued. Stitch holes.

Reference: 19887

 
ANON. THE CONTENTED VILLAGER, An Authentic Narrative: Containing an interesting Conversation between a Cottager and a Gentleman, who happened to call on her in his Walk from London. £ 30.00

London. J. Evans & Son. (1814 - 1820?). pp. 8. Woodcut on title page. Small 8vo. As issued. Stitch holes.

Reference: 17336

 
ANON. THE ENTERTAINING STORY OF LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, to which is added Tom Thumb's Toy. Adorned with Cuts. £ 75.00

York. J. Kendrew. (Circa 1815/1829) pp. 31. 11 woodcuts. Miniature chapbook - 9.75 x 6.5 cm. Original printed wrapper with first and last blanks pasted to it as called for. Very good.

Reference: 9381

 
ANON. THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ROBIN HOOD, The Renowned Out-Law. And the Famous Exploits performed by him and Little John. £ 75.00

Glasgow. Printed for the Booksellers 73 ND (between 1830 & 1850). pp. 24. Woodcut on titlepage. 12mo. Unstitched. Chapbook.

Reference: 12133

 
ANON. THE LIFE OF JACK SPRAT, HIS WIFE, AND HIS CAT. £ 75.00

York. J. Kendrew. Circa 1820. pp. 16. 16 woodcuts. Miniature chapbook - 9.25 x 6.5 cm. Printed wrapper stitched as issued. Very good.

Reference: 15656

 
AP GWILYM, Davyth. TRANSLATIONS INTO ENGLISH VERSE from the Poems of Davyth Ap Gwilym, A Welsh Bard of the Fourteenth Century. £ 45.00

London. Henry Hooper. 1834. pp. xliv, 127. Errata slip tipped in at rear. 8vo. Original boards, spine slightly worn. MS note on title page stating that the translator was Arthur James Johnes, Esq. With the bookplate of J.O. Edwards.

Reference: 10511

 
ARMSTRONG, John; DYER, John; and GREEN, Matthew. THE POETICAL WORKS OF ARMSTRONG, DYER, AND GREEN. £ 12.00

With Memoirs and Critical Dissertations, by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Edinburgh. James Nichol. 1858. pp. xxii, (ii), 281. 8vo. Original blind stamped cloth.

Reference: 71471

 
AUBER, D.F.E (Music); FITZBALL, E (Words). THE FAVOURITE OPERA, in Three Acts, entitled THE CROWN JEWELS. £ 10.00

Adapted to the English Stage by Mr Tully as first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. London. Chappell. ND. Circa 1850. pp. 50. 8vo. Disbound. Title slightly dusty.

Reference: 11529

 
BARNWELL, Charles H. (Compiler). ANECDOTES OF CELEBRITIES Historical, Biographical, and Humorous. £ 10.00

London. Elliot Stock; Hull. Walker & Brown. 1878. pp. viii, 104. Small 8vo. Paperback - original printed wrapper, marked. Title page foxed. A good copy.

Reference: 54374

 
BEATTIE, James; BLAIR, Robert; FALCONER, William. THE POETICAL WORKS OF BEATTIE, BLAIR, AND FALCONER. £ 12.00

With Lives, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Edinburgh. James Nichol. 1854. pp. xxiv, 298. 8vo. Original blind stamped cloth, mainly unopened

Reference: 72190

 
BELLINGHAM, Henry & BEST, William. PRINCE CAMARALZAMAN; or, the Fairies Revenge. A New and Original Fairy Extravaganza. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1865). pp. 39, (iii) adverts. Small 8vo. Prnteed warpper, frayed. Lacy's Scting Edition. No.997.

Reference: 78074

 
BICKERSTAFF, Isaac. LOVE IN A VILLAGE; An Opera in Three Acts. £ 12.00

London G. Balne. Circa 1826. pp. 16. Coloured vignete at start of work. 8vo. Printed wrapper, detached, split down spine. The London Stage series.

Reference: 160040

 
BICKERSTAFF, Isaac. THE HYPOCRITE. A Comedy in Five Acts. £ 12.00

London. G. Balne. Circa 1826. pp. 16. Coloured vignette at beginning of work. 8vo. Original printed wrapper, frayed. The London Stage series.

Reference: 136760

 
BICKERSTAFF, Isaac. THE MAID OF THE MILL; An Opera in Three Acts. £ 12.00

London. G. Balne. Circa 1826. pp. 16. Coloured vignette at beginning of work. 8vo. Original printed wrapper, frayed. The London Stage series.

Reference: 233577

 
BLOXHAM, Mark. PARADISE REGAINED, an Unfinished Poem, First and Part of Second Book. Minor Poems including 'Morning' and 'Evening'. The Bard - A Poem in Two Cantos. £ 75.00

London. Richard Groombridge. 1834. ppxvii, (ii), 214. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards. With the bookplate of J O Edwards and a pencil note by William St Clair on the inside of the front board - 'William St Clair Edin 1993 Author was determined to make good the failure of Milton.' Residue of selotape mark on the inside of the front hinge.

Reference: 43112

 
BOSWELL, James; HILL George Birbeck (Editor). BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales. £ 1,000.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1887. 6 vols. pp. xxviii, 522; vi, 480; vi, 464; vi, 446; viii, 460; lxxiv, (ii), 324. 5 frontis's, 6 facsimiles, 2plates, 1 map - all as called for. 8vo. Half, later, blue morocco with marbled boards, top edges gilt, spines very slightly faded. Binding by Roger de Coverly & Sons. Vol 2 partly unopened. A hansome set.

Reference: 8191

 
BOURCICAULT, Dion. USED UP; A Petit Comedy, in Two Acts as Originally Performed at the Theatre Royal Hay-Market. £ 25.00

Correctly printed from the Prompter's Copy, with the cast of characters, scenic arrangements, side of entrance and exit, and relative positions of the Dramatis Personae. London. The National Acting Drama Office. ND (Circa 1844). pp. 33. Frontis engraved by Mr Brewer. 12mo. Contemporary paper wrapper.

Reference: 26140

 
BROUGH, William. JOAN OF ARC! A New and Original Historical Burlesque. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (1869?). pp. 38. 12mo. Wrapper. Unopened.

Reference: 96279

 
BROUGH, William. NUMBER ONE, ROUND THE CORNER. A Farce. In One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1854). pp. 16. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Lacy's Acting Editions. No. 199.

Reference: 107840

 
BURNAND, F.C. FAUST AND MARGUERITE. An entirely new Original Travesitie, in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND Circa 1864. pp. 42. 12mo. Disbound. pp. 3 - 10 loose.

Reference: 96750

 
CHURCHILL, Charles. THE POETICAL WORKS OF CHARLES CHURCHILL. £ 12.00

With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Edinburgh. James Nichol. 1855. pp. xxii, 442. 8vo. Original blind stamped green cloth, gilt lettering. Slightly dusty. A very good copy.

Reference: 97570

 
COLMAN, G and GARRICK, D. THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE; A Comedy in Five Acts. £ 12.00

London. G. Balne. Circa 1826. pp. 20. Coloured vignette at top of p. 1. 8vo. Printed wrapper, frayed. The London Stage series.

Reference: 87681

 
COTTON, Charles. SCARRONIDES: or Virgil Travestie. A Mock Poem on the First and Fourth Books of Virgil's Aeneid, in English Burlesque. £ 56.00

Durham. G. Walker. 1807. pp. 144. 2 tail pieces by Thomas Bewick. 12mo. Modern quarter cloth with modern marbled boards and new endpapers. A very good copy.

Reference: 76210

 
DANCE, Charles. DELICATE GROUND. Or, Paris in 1793. A Comic Drama, in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND Circa 1855. pp. 35. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Lacy's Acting Edition No. 268.

Reference: 11589

 
DECAMP, Maria Theresa afterwards KEMBLE, Marie Therese. (Translator). PERSONATION; or, Fairly Taken In. An Interlude, in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1879). pp. 18. Frontis. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Lacy's Acting Edition. No. 1327.

Reference: 112070

 
DIBDIN, Charles; MURPHY, Arthur. THE DESERTER; A Musical Drama in Two Acts. THE CITIZEN; A Farce in Two Acts. £ 12.00

London. G. Balne. Circa 1826. 2 Works together. pp. 8, 8. Coloured vignette at beginning of each work. 8vo. Printed wrapper, detached, split down spine. The London Stage series.

Reference: 26562

 
DICKENS, Charles. THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. £ 185.00

London. Chapman and Hall. 1870. pp. viii, 190, (ii) of adverts. Frontis portrait, engraved title and 12 plates, all by S.l. Fildes. 8vo. Half green morocco with gilt decoration, all edges gilt. Tipped in on the front endpapers are a newspaper cutting reportting the death of Sir Luke Fildes and the front part of the original wrapper for Part III of this work. 1st edition. Sadleir 694. Smith p. 114.

Reference: 105850

 
DUBOURG, A.W. TWENTY MINUTES UNDER AN UMBRELLA. Comic Interlude. £ 10.00

London & New York. Samuel French. ND. Circa 1880. pp. 12. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. French's Acting Edition (Late Lacy's) No. 1576.

Reference: 64822

 
EAGLES, Thomas. RELVEDDER, Baron Kolff. etc. £ 75.00

London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman. 1838. pp. (vii), 246. 8vo. Original cloth, later spine label. With the bookplate of J O Edwards.

Reference: 18707

 
ERSKINE, Charles. TWENTY YEARS BEFORE THE MAST. With the more thrilling scenes and incidents while circumnavigating the globe under the command of the late Admiral Charles Wilkes 1838 - 1842. £ 200.00

Boston. By the Author. 1890. pp. (ii), x, 311. 11 plates with further illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original green cloth with pictorial gilt decoration. Corners slightly bumped. A sharp, clean copy.

Reference: 6767

 
GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. GOETHE'S SAMMTLICHE WERKE. £ 60.00

Stuttgart. F.G Gotta'schen. Circa 1860s. 6 vols. pp. xii, 610; (iv), 912; (iv), 629; (iv), 847; x, 738; vi, 622. Frontis's Vols - 5, 7 plates all bar one with tissue guards. 8vo. Half blue calf, spine labels and gilt banding. Printed in double columns. All plates foxed as is some of the text.

Reference: 44408

 
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER. A Comedy in Three Acts. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1856). pp. 64. Frontis. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper, lack rear. Lacy's Acting Edition No. 370.

Reference: 20168

 
GOLDSMITH, Oliver; William Collins & Thomas Warton. THE POETICAL WORKS OF GOLDSMITH, COLLINS AND T. WARTON. £ 12.00

With Lives, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Edinburgh. James Nichol. 1854. pp. 12 of adverts, xxviii, 303. 8vo. Original blind stamped cloth. Partly unopened.

Reference: 18318

 
HAWORTH-MADEN, Clare. THE ESSENTIAL DRACULA. £ 5.00

Leicester. Magna Books. 1992. pp. 96. Well illustrated in colour and black & white. A4. D/W, very slightly frayed. ISBN 1854222686. A very good copy.

Reference: 20911UK

 
HAWORTH-MADEN, Clare. THE ESSENTIAL DRACULA. £ 5.00

New York. Crescent Books. 1992. pp. 96. Well illustrated in colour and black & white. A4. D/W. ISBN 0517069733. A very good copy.

Reference: 20911US

 
HOOD, Edwin Paxton. (Editor). ANDREW MARVELL: The Wit, Statesman, and Poet: His Life and Writings. £ 12.00

London. Partridge & Oakey. 1853. pp. (iv) of adverts, (viii), 222, (vi) of adverts. 12mo. Blind stamped brown cloth. Bottom of back hinges slightly split.

Reference: 12460

 
HOOD, Thomas. POEMS. £ 60.00

London. Edward Moxon. 1846. 2 vols. pp. 8 of adverts, (ii - blank), viii, 264; Viii, 274, (i) of adverts. 8vo. Original cloth, spine labels. Labels slightly rubbed and darkened. 1st collected edition withthe bookplates of Simon Nowell-Smith, Judith Adams Nowell-Smith, and J.O. Edwards.

Reference: 120662

 
J.B.G. MATCHED BUT NOT MATED, or, A Lunatic "Malgre Lui". A Farce in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1860) pp. 26. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper, dusty. Sold for the benefit of the Dispensary, Abergavenny.

Reference: 86600

 
JOHNSON, Samuel, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Gray & Tobias Smollett THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHNSON, PARNELL, GRAY, and SMOLLETT. £ 12.00

With Memoirs, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev George Gilfillan. The text edited by Charles Cowden Clarke Edinburgh. James Nichol. 1863. pp. vii, 254. 8vo. Full calf, spine with labels and gilt decoration, head slightly rubbed. Lacking half title.With the bookplate and coat of arms in gilt on the front board of the Titus Salt Junior school.

Reference: 5185

 
KENYON, John. POEMS: for the Most Part Occasional. £ 100.00

London. Edward Moxon. 1838. pp. xv, errata, 199, aditional leaf opposite p. 147. 8vo. Full green morocco with gilt decoration, all edges gilt. Foxing throughout. With the bookplates of James Kenyon Hawthorn, J O Edwards, & Percival F. Hinton. The book is dedicated 'To the Memory of Thomas Poole, Esq., of Nether Stowey, Somerset. Poole was a friend of Coleridge, when he lived at Nether Stowey.

Reference: 1408080

 
LAWRENCE, Slingsby. A COZY COUPLE. A Farce in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1866). pp. 28. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Lacy's Acting Edition. No. 355.

Reference: 18292

 
LESAGE (Alain Rene). HISTOIRE D'ESTEVANILLE GONZALEZ, surnomme le garcon de bonne humeur. £ 30.00

Paris. Genets Jeune. 1821. 2 vols. pp. (iv) 294; (iv), 344. 2 frontis's, 4 plates,all with tissue guards. 12mo. Full calf, spines with gilt decoration and badly chipped labels. All edges gilt. A good set.

Reference: 7453

 
LLWYD, Richard. THE POETICAL WORKS OF RICHARD LLWYD, The Bard of Snowdon; comprising Beaumaris Bay and Other Poems: with a Portrait and Memoir of the Author. £ 50.00

London. Whittaker & Co. (1837). pp. cxv, 300. 2 plates. 8vo. Original cloth, spine faded, front hinge beginning to split. With the bookplate of J O Edwards.

Reference: 199120

 
LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. VOICES OF THE NIGHT, and Other Poems. £ 30.00

London. H.G. Clarke 1843. pp. 140. 16mo. Contemporary cloth, faded.

Reference: 8847

 
MILNES, Richard Monckton. PALM LEAVES. £ 30.00

London. Edward Moxon. 1844. pp. 8 of adverts, (ii - blank), 202, (i) of adverts. 8vo. Original cloth and spine label, label darkened and rubbed. 1st edition. With the bookplate of J.O. Edwards. A very good copy.

Reference: 7161

 
MITFORD, Mary Russell. RECOLLECTIONS OF A LITERARY LIFE; and Selections from my favorite Poets and Prose Writers. £ 10.00

London. Richard Bentley & Son. 1883. pp. xii, 516. Frontis. 8vo. Original cloth, spine sunned.

Reference: 8628

 
MORTON, John Madison. BETSY BAKER! or, To Attentive by Half. A Farce in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1860s) pp. 19. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper, lacking rear. Lacy's Acting Edition. No. 118.

Reference: 64560

 
MOULTRIE, John. POEMS. £ 60.00

London. William Pickering. 1837. pp. vi, (ii), 357, corigenda. 8vo. Original cloth with spine label. Rear hinge rubbed, rear free endpaper torn, title page trimmed at top edge. With the bookplate of J O Edwards. The volume includes poems to friends among whom are Thomas Anold, Winthrop Mackworth Praed and Derwent Coleridge. Derwent Coleridge wrote a Memoir of Moultrie which was printed in the complete edition of his poems in 1876.

Reference: 77061

 
MUSSET, Alfred De. A GOOD LITTLE WIFE. A Comedy in One Act. Translated and adapted from Un Caprice. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND (Circa 1847). pp. 22. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Possibly translated by John Oxenford. Lacy's Acting Edition. No. 253.

Reference: 454881

 
OXENFORD, John. BEAUTY OR THE BEAST. An Original Farce, in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1863). pp. 26. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper, lacking rear. Lacy's Acting Edition. No. 897.

Reference: 15197

 
PEMBERTON, T. Edgar. FREEZING A MOTHER-IN-LAW; or, A Frightful Frost. A Farce in One Act. £ 10.00

London & New York. Samuel French. ND Circa 1880. pp. 24. small 8vo. Printed wrapper, frayed along spine. French's Acting Edition (Late Lacy's) No. 1740.

Reference: 66650

 
PICKERING, Ellen. CHARADES FOR ACTING. £ 16.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (1860). pp. 104. 12 mo. Printed wrapper. Lacy's Home Playes.

Reference: 112461

 
PICKERING, Ellen. CHARADES FOR ACTING. £ 12.00

London & New York. ND. (1860?). pp. 104. 12 mo. Printed wrapper, spine worn. Home Plays.

Reference: 112461F

 
PIERRON, Eugene & Adolphe Laferriere. BOOK THE THIRD, Chapter The First. A Comedy in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. (Circa 1875). pp. 21. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Translated from the French by Benjamin Webster. Lacy's Acting Edition No. 97.

Reference: 54175

 
PIERRON, Eugene & LAFFERRIERE, Adolphe. TWO CAN PLAY AT THAT GAME. A Petit Comedy, on One Act. £ 10.00

New York. Samuel French. ND. (Circa 1851). pp. 20, (ii). Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Translated from the French. French's Minor Drama. The Acting Edition. No. CCXXXI.

Reference: 80370

 
PITT, George Dibdin. THE PRISONER OF ROCHELLE; A Burletta in One Act. £ 16.00

London. J. Duncombe & Co. ND. (1834). pp. 24. Frontis. 16mo. Printed wrapper, frayed. Verso of frontis and rear of wrapper with ink scribbles. Duncombes Acting Edition. Frail.

Reference: 27846

 
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles. NOTE OF AN ENGLISH REPUBLICAN ON THE MUSCOVITE CRUSADE. £ 30.00

London. Chatto & Windus. 1876. pp. 24. 8vo. Original printed wrapper.

Reference: 72090

 
TAYLOR, Henry, Sir. THE EVE OF THE CONQUEST, and Other Poems. £ 45.00

London. Edward Moxon. 1847. pp. 8 of adverts, (ii - blank leaf), (viii), 90, (i) of Notes, (i - blank), (i) of adverts. 8vo. Original blind stamped green cloth, spine faded. (1800 - 1886) Taylor, through his father, was an acquaintance of Wordsworth.

Reference: 15668

 
THACKERAY, Willia Makepeace. THE BIOGRAPHICAL EDITION OF THE WORKS. £ 450.00

With a Life of the Author by Leslie Stephen and a Bibliography. London. Smith, Elder & Co. 1898 - 1904. 13 vols. 9 frontis's and many further illustrations by the author and others throughout. Half green calf, cloth boards. Top edges gilt, spines sunned. End papers slightly foxed.

Reference: 76771

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. AYALA'S ANGEL. £ 500.00

London. Chapman & Hall. 1881. 3 vols. pp. iv, 280; iv, 272; iv, 277. No half titles as called for, final blank in Vol 3 lacking. 8vo. Half roan, marbled boards. Some minor, pale foxing. 1st edition. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A good copy. Sadleir 60. Scarce in fine condition.

Reference: 75650

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT. £ 250.00

London. Strahan & Co. 1869. 2 vols. pp. xii, 384; xii, 384. 32 plates & 32 vignettes by Marcus Stone. 8vo. Contemporary red cloth, slightly marked, not the original binding as listed by Sadleir. Endpapers slightly foxed and very minor spotting, occasionally, through text. 1st edition. With the bookplate of Charles Cory Aldred. A very good copy. Sadleir 31.

Reference: 79040

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. HUNTING SKETCHES. £ 150.00

London. Chapman & Hall. 1865. pp. (iv), 115, (i) of advert. An illustration of Trollope out hunting has been tipped in on the verso of the title page. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards, spine with label and gilt decoration, slightly sunned. Reprinted from the Pall Mall Gazette. 1st edition in book form. A good copy. Sadleir 21

Reference: 63629

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE DUKE'S CHILDREN. A Novel. £ 575.00

London. Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1880. 3 vols. pp. viii, 320; viii, 327; viii, 312. 8vo. Original cloth skilfully repaired on the spines and corners, and the inner joints. 1st edition. Sadleir 57.

Reference: 14484

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE LAST CHRONICLE OF BARSET. £ 550.00

London. Smith, Elder & Co. 1867. 2 vols. pp. (iv), 384; (iv), 384. 2 frontis's, 30 plates - the majority with tissue guards, vignettes starting each chapter. 8vo. Original blue cloth with gilt decoration, spines very skilfully relaid. 1st edition. Sadleir 26. With regard to the advert leaf some times found in Vol 2 , Sadleir says 'This leaf of advertisments is irregular in its appearance. I have noted it in real first issues and also in one copy of the second edition, but not in copies of intermediate issues.....I include it as a feature of a 'first issue' from motives of propriety rather than from conviction, and collectors who have a copy of this novel showing all the features of a first issue but lacking the advertisment leaf would, in my opinion, be hypercritical in rejecting their prey on that account.' This copy has some of Trollope's 1st issue points, but not all.

Reference: 97070

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE THREE CLERKS. A Novel. £ 45.00

London. Richard Bentley. 1865. pp. iv, 555. Frontis, vignette on title page. 8vo. Half red calf, cloth boards, spine sunned. Top edge gilt. Endpapers foxed and with previos owners name. Half title present. New Edition. A very good copy. Sadleir p.23. No. 10 of Bentley's Favourite Novels.

Reference: 8959

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE VICAR OF BULLHAMPTON. £ 125.00

With Thirty Illustrations by H. Woods. London. Bradbury, Evans and Co. 1870. pp. xvi, 481. Frontis, 22 plates as called for, vignette on title page, further illustrations in the text. 8vo. Half blue calf, marbled boards. Previous owners' names on front free endpaper. Lacking half title. 1st edition. A good copy. Sadleir 33.

Reference: 18452

 
TROLLOPE, Anthony. THE WEST INDIES AND THE SPANISH MAIN. £ 240.00

London. Chapman & Hall. 1859. pp. iv, 395. Coloured frontis. 8vo. Half green calf, marbled boards, slightly rubbed. Spine slightly scuffed. Endpapers foxed and with previous owner's name tipped in. 1st edition. A very good copy. Sadleir 9.

Reference: 202970

 
TULLY, J.H. BLUE BEARD; or, Hints to the Curious. A Burlesque Burletta. £ 20.00

Correctly printed from the Prompt Book, with Exits, Entrances etc. London. W.W. Barth. ND. (Circa 1850). pp. 22. 12mo. Printed wrapper. Barth's (late Pattie's) Universal Stage; Theatrical Prompt Book. No. 34.

Reference: 9226

 
VALENTINE, Mrs Laura. (Compiler and Editor). GEMS OF NATIONAL POETRY. £ 15.00

London & New York. Frederick Warne & Co. Circa 1893. pp. xiv, 533, (i). 8vo. Half green calf, cloth boards slightly marked. All edges marbled. Printed in double columns. Endpapers slightly foxed. A very good copy.

Reference: 15931

 
WALKES, W.R. A PAIR OF LUNATICS. A Dramatic Sketch (Revised Version). £ 10.00

London & New York. Samuel French & T. Henry French. ND. (Circa 1890s). pp. 10, (ii). Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. French's Acting Edition (Late Lacy's). No. 1965.

Reference: 6594

 
WARREN, Ernest. THE NETTLE, A Comedietta, in One Scene. £ 10.00

London & New York. Samuel French. ND. (Circa 1880s). pp. 15. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. French's Acting Edition (late Lacy's). No. 1904.

Reference: 67190

 
WILLIAMS, Thomas J. THE LITTLE SENTINEL! A Comedietta, in One Act. £ 10.00

London & New York. Samuel French. ND. (Circa 1870). pp. 22, (ii) adverts. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper rayed at spine. French's Acting Edition (Late Lacy's). No. 865.

Reference: 68953

 
WOOLER, J.P. A TWICE TOLD TALE. An Original Farce in One Act. £ 10.00

London. Thomas Hailes Lacy. ND. Circa 1850. pp. 23, (i) of adverts. Small 8vo. Printed wrapper. Lacy's Acting Edition No. 553.

Reference: 78521

 
 
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