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Fables By The Late Mr. Gay. The Fourth Edition .

By: GAY, John. (1685-1732).

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London : Printed for J. Tonson and J. Watts, MDCC XXXIII. [ 1733 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 45228


A very good full leather binding. 8vo. 8.00" x 5.00" x 1.00". [14pp.]/pp.194 . Brown panelled calf. Hinges and corners carefully strengthened. Spine with 5 raised bands. Top and tail of spines also carefully strengthened. Engraved armorial bookplate to verso of the front board (by 'BH') : "Geo. Ponlett" (thought to be related to the Poulett family). Endpapers absent. Title page with and engraved vignette. And a further 50 engravings (each at the beginning of each fable). Clear English text throughout. Two leaves carefully repaired at some time in the past (without loss). A well preserved boo... View more info

Image for Jerusalem Delivered; An Heroic Poem: Translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso, By Hohn Hoole. Fourth Edition .

Jerusalem Delivered; An Heroic Poem: Translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso, By Hohn Hoole. Fourth Edition .

By: TASSO, Torquato 1544-1595 / HOOLE, John 1727-1803.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London : Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; and T. Davies, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden M.DCC.LXXII. [1772] . 0:

Seller ID: 45326


A very good 2 volume set in matching original full leather bindings. 12mo. 18cm x 11cm x 2cm. Vol. I. : pp.59/[1p. - blank]/pp.250 ; Vol. II. : [4pp.]/pp.284 . Tree calf boards with thin gilt ruled border. Each volume carefully repaired, preserving the original spines. Each spine with rubbed gilt decoration, original red leather title label and contrasting green leather volume number. Original marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "B. Broughton Esqr." Free-endpapers with browned edges. Contemporary owner's signature to each front free-endpaper: "Henry Picktha... View more info

The Works Of James Thomson. With his last corrections and improvements. In four volumes.

By: THOMSON, James 1700-1748.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London: Printed for W. Bowyer, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, B. Law, W. Owen, R. Horsfield, T. Longman, T. Caslon, S. Crowder, G. Kearsley, D. Wilson & Co. T. Cadell, T. Lowndes, T. Davies, Richardson & Richardson, and H. Baldwin MDCCLXXIII. [1773] . 0:

Seller ID: 45635


A very good 4 volume set in matching full leather bindings and 16 engravings. Vol. I. : pp.32/[4pp.]/pp.209 + 5 engravings / Vol. II. : [2pp.]/pp.302 + 5 engravings / Vol. III. ; [2pp.]/pp. + 3 engravings / Vol. IV. :pp.288 + 3 engravings . Some engravings signed by 'G. V. Neist' after designs by 'Wale' . 12 mo. 17.3cm x 11.0cm x 2.2cm. Tan calf covered boards, edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Smooth spines with rubbed gilt decoration, red title label, and brown volume number. Marbled endpapers. Each volume with an engraved armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "Sr. Martin... View more info