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Image for A Character of John Sheffield Late Duke of Buckinghamshire; with an Account of the Pedigree of the Sheffield-Family. To which is Annex'd His Grace's Last Will and Testament, Written with His Own Hand.

A Character of John Sheffield Late Duke of Buckinghamshire; with an Account of the Pedigree of the Sheffield-Family. To which is Annex'd His Grace's Last Will and Testament, Written with His Own Hand.

By: BUCKINGHAM, John Sheffield Duke of 1647-1721.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Stagg, in Westminster-Hall, M.DCCC.XXIX. [1729]. Price 1 s. 0:

Seller ID: 45165


3 titles bound together: The Description Of Bath. A Poem; A Character Of John Sheffield, 1729; Poems on Several Subjects...Stephen Duck, 1730 - [10pp.]/pp.85/[1p. - Books Printed...James Leake]/[2pp.]/pp.48/[2pp.]/pp.6/pp.3-32. With an engraved headpiece of a stately home, plus another on at the end of the text. Original half calf binding over scuffed marble boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Plain brown leather spine. pencil doodles to endpapers.196mm x 125mm x 20mm. * Referenced by ESTC no.: T30432 . ** "John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, KG, PC (7 April 1648 – 24 Februar... View more info

Image for The Description Of Bath. A Poem. Humbly inscribed to Her Royal Highness the Princess Amelia. With several other Poems. By Mrs. Mary Chandler. The Seventh edition. To which is added A true Tale, by the same Author.

The Description Of Bath. A Poem. Humbly inscribed to Her Royal Highness the Princess Amelia. With several other Poems. By Mrs. Mary Chandler. The Seventh edition. To which is added A true Tale, by the same Author.

By: CHANDLER, Mary 1687-1745.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London: Printed for James Leake, Bookseller in Bath; and sold by Messieurs Hitch and Hawes, Booksellers in London, M DCC. LV. [1755] . 0:

Seller ID: 45166


3 titles bound together: The Description Of Bath. A Poem; A Character Of John Sheffield, 1729; Poems on Several Subjects...Stephen Duck, 1730 - [10pp.]/pp.85/[1p. - Books Printed...James Leake]/[2pp.]/pp.48/[2pp.]/pp.6/pp.3-32. The half title is absent from "The Description Of Bath..." Printed title carefully strengthened at sometime in the past. Clear English text, decorated with head and tail pieces. Original half calf binding over scuffed marble boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Plain brown leather spine. pencil dooles to endpapers.196mm x 125mm x 20mm. View more info

Poems supposed to have been written at Bristol in the 15th century by Thomas Rowley .

By: CHATTERTON, Thomas 1752-1770.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Cambridge : Printed by B. Flower, for the editor; and sold by the printer; by J. and J. Merrill, and W. H. Lunn, Cambridge. Egerton, Military Library; Debrett, Piccadilly; Edwards, Pall Mall; & Deighton, Holborn, London . 1794 . 0:

Seller ID: 45283


A 19th century full leather binding over limp covers and yapp edges. 8vo. 25.2cm x 16.5cm x 20.2cm. pp.29/[5pp.]/pp.329 . Brown calf with blind stamp rules. Yapp edges rubbed. Spine carefully repaired and re-backed preserving 50% of the original spine. Deckled (rough-cut) page edges. Engraved bookplate to verso of the front board: "Ex Libris. A. A. Eustace." with motto: "Cur Me Persequeris" (Why do you persecute me). Inner hinges carefully strengthened. Title page with engraved vignette. Printed half-title and printed title bound in after the Preface. The 19-page Preface is b... View more info

Image for Poems on several subjects : written by Stephen Duck, Lately a poor Thresher in a Barn in the County of Wilts, at the Wages of Four Shillings and Six Pence per Week: which were publickly read by The Right Honourable the Earl of Macclesfield...

Poems on several subjects : written by Stephen Duck, Lately a poor Thresher in a Barn in the County of Wilts, at the Wages of Four Shillings and Six Pence per Week: which were publickly read by The Right Honourable the Earl of Macclesfield...

By: DUCK, Stephen 1705-1756.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane; and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster M.DCC.XXX. [1730] . Price Six-Pence 0:

Seller ID: 45167


3 titles bound together: The Description Of Bath. A Poem; A Character Of John Sheffield, 1729; Poems on Several Subjects...Stephen Duck, 1730 - [10pp.]/pp.85/[1p. - Books Printed...James Leake]/[2pp.]/pp.48/[2pp.]/pp.6/pp.3-32. Description for Stephen Duck: Engraved frontis, facing a printed title page. Clear English text on lightly toned and soiled paper, decorated with headpieces. Original half calf binding over scuffed marble boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Plain brown leather spine. Pencil doodles to endpapers. 196mm x 125mm x 20mm. * Referenced by: ESTC No. T42654 / Foxon p.200. ** "S... View more info

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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 The Works of Hildebrand Jacob, Esq; Containing Poems on Various Subjects, and Occasions; with the Fatal Constancy, a Tragedy: and Several Pieces in Prose. The Greatest Part Never before Publish'd.

The Works of Hildebrand Jacob, Esq; Containing Poems on Various Subjects, and Occasions; with the Fatal Constancy, a Tragedy: and Several Pieces in Prose. The Greatest Part Never before Publish'd.

By: JACOB, Hildebrand (1693-1739) .

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London : Printed for W. Lewis in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, MDCCXXXV. [1735] . 0:

Seller ID: 45158


First edition. The only collected edition of the author's works. 8vo. 8.0" x 5.0" x 1.5" (203mm x 131mm x 37mm). [16pp.]/pp.461/[2pp. - Errata]. Original mottled brown calf. Hinges cracked, but boards firmly attached. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and original red leather title label: "Jacob's Works". Edges rubbed and bumped. Red page edges. Engraved armorial bookplate to verso of the front board: "Strickand Freeman Esqr. Fawley Court, Bucks, 1810." printed title with previous owner's inked signature along the top edge: "Jer. Sambrooke". Clean English text throughout... 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