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Image for The Spectator . [ Complete - 8 volume set ] .

The Spectator . [ Complete - 8 volume set ] .

By: ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) / STEELE, Richard Sir (1672-1729) .

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London : Printed for Messrs. Payne, Rivington, Davis, Longman, Dodsley, ... [and 23 others in London] [1788] . 0:

Seller ID: 45354


A very good 8 volume set in matching full leather bindings. 12mo. 7.0" x 4.25" x 1.0" . Tree calf covered boards, corners bumped, hinges worn (but all bindings in very good condition). Smooth spines with faded gilt decoration, black leather volume roundels, and dulled red leather title labels. Clean original endpapers, just the odd blemish from previous use. Each volume with full-page engraved frontis by: "C. Grignion sculp." After a design by: "F. Hayman inv. et del." Printed title to each volume with engraved vignette of a Gentleman. Clean English text throughout. Each volume with a separat... View more info

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Bishop Burnet's History Of His Own Time.

By: BURNET, Bishop Gilbert (1643-1715) / BURNET, Sir Thomas Burnet (1694-1753) .

Price: £480.00

Publisher: London: Thomas Ward, 1724 . / London: For the Editor, by Joseph Downing and Henry Woodfall, 1734 . 0:

Seller ID: 45305


First edition, signed by the Editor. Two Volume set, in matching contemporary quarter calf bindings and custom made slip-case. Folio, 35.0cm x 23.5cm x 5.5cm. This copy, has the MS note on the vol. II title-page verso: "The original manuscript of both volumes of this history will be deposited in the Cotton Library, signed by T. Burnett." [Thomas Burnett was the editor of the second volume, and the son of Bishop Burnett. It is noted that he failed to meet his promise]. Contemporary red morocco spines over speckled calf covered boards. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Spines with 6 raised bands,... View more info

Image for The Life and Exploits Of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote De La Mancha. Translated from the Original Spanish of Miguel Cervantes De Saavedra. By Charles Jarvis, Esq.

The Life and Exploits Of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote De La Mancha. Translated from the Original Spanish of Miguel Cervantes De Saavedra. By Charles Jarvis, Esq.

By: CERVANTES, Miguel de Saavedra (1547-1616) / JARVIS, Charles (1675?-1739) .

Price: £380.00

Publisher: London : Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper in the Strand, and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall. M DCC XLIX. [1749] . 0:

Seller ID: 44991


A very good two volume set in matching full leather bindings. The second edition. 8vo. 8.0" x 5.25" x 1.25". Vol. I. :pp.22/[26pp.]/pp.406, [11] leaves of plates; Vol. II. : [16pp.]/pp.422, [12] leaves of plates). Illustrations comprise frontispiece and 22 plates etched by Gerard van der Gucht after John Vanderbank. With woodcut head and tail-pieces and initials. Each volume well bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spines with 5 raised bands, gilt title and gilt volume number. The corners of boards, the hinges, and top & tail of spines carefully strengthened. Clear English text a... View more info

The Adventures Of Telemachus, The Son Of Ulysses ... : complete in twenty four books. Originally written in French ... / by Francis Salignac de La Mothe Fenelon ... ; now newly translated ... by William Henry Melmoth

By: FENELON, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe- 1651-1715.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London : Printed only for Alex Hogg, at the King's Arms, No. 16, Pater-noster Row, [ca. 1785] 0:

Seller ID: 45208


A very good later half calf binding. 4to. 26.8cm x 21.3cm x 3.6cm. pp.iv/pp.5 - 327/[17pp. - Index and subscribers' list]. Illustrated with 24 engraved plates by W. Grainger, C. Grignion, W. Walker, J. Collyer? and F. Bartolozzi after J. Vivien, C. Monnet, C. Eisen, J. Moreau and A. Kauffman, including a map (folding) by T. Conder. Brown calf spine and corners over thick marbled boards. Spine rubbed, 5 raised bands, and gilt title. Priz label to verso of the front board: "St. Mary's Medical School. Prize awarded to E. M. Brett, Psychological medicine - 1951". Later endpapers. Light to... View more info

Image for Hudibras : in three parts. Written in the time of the late wars. Corrected and amended: with Large Annotations, And  A  Preface, By Zachary Grey, LL.D. Adorn'd with a new Set of Cuts.

Hudibras : in three parts. Written in the time of the late wars. Corrected and amended: with Large Annotations, And A Preface, By Zachary Grey, LL.D. Adorn'd with a new Set of Cuts.

By: [ Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680 ] / Grey, Zachary 1688-1766 .

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Printed by J. Bentham, printer to the University, for W. Innys et al... M DCC XLIV. [ 1744 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 45304


A very good 2 volume set in full leather bindings. 8vo. 21cm x 14cm x 3.5cm. With 16 numbered plates, enlarged and slightly varied by J. Mynde from Hogarth's smaller set of 1726. Vol. 1 has frontispiece portrait of Butler engraved1744 by G. Vertue. With a list of subscribers in vol. 1. The second volume is printed in London by J. Bettenham for the same booksellers. Panelled calf boards. Volume I. carefully re-backed at some time in the past with 5 raised bands and one tan leather title label. Volume II. : Spine carefully repaired, with matching 5 raised bands, preserving the original 2 tan ti... View more info