• 1770-76 19vols Samuel Richardson's Epistolary Novels Clarissa Grandison Pamela

    Samuel Richardson's Epistolary Novels Clarissa, Pamela, Grandison. Samuel Richardson's famous epistolary novels Clarissa, Pamela and Grandison. In uniform speckled calf bindings. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the joints and extremities.
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  • c1750 | Luis da Cunha | PORTUGAL unpublished manuscript memoirs | Pombal mentor

    Fine manuscript in Portuguese, c. 1750, approx. 1100 handwritten pages in total, in a copyist's hand, of Part 1 of Luis da Cunha's Memorias, giving the background to Louis XIV's designs on Spain, from the Treaty of the Pyrenees in 1659 to the War of Spanish Succession in 1702, then in detail to the end of 1706.
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  • 1722 Daniel Defoe Moll Flanders The Fortunes and Misfortunes Rare First Edition

    The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders &c Who was born in Newgate, and during a life of continu'd variety for threescore years, besides her childhood, was twelve years a whore, five times a wife (whereof once to her own brother) twelve year a thief, eight year a transported felon in Virginia, at last grew rich, liv'd honest, and died a penitent, written from her own memorandums.
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  • 1781 ROBINSON Crusoe Daniel Defoe Illustrations by Stothard Hand Coloured RARE

    Six Hand Coloured Engravings By Thomas Stothard. The six plates delineated by Stothard are all dated 1781 and are variously sculpted by Heath, Collyer, Walker and Grignion. THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE.
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  • 1785 Tartarian Tales A Thousand & One Quarter Hours Gueullette Flloyd Engravings

    A Thousand and One Quarters of Hours. Tartarian Tales Contemporary half calf over marbled boards; spine with gilt rules, decorations and title in gilt; three engraved plates, including frontispiece; head-pieces; age-browning and foxing.
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  • 1773 History of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding Vols 2, 3 & 4 Antiquarian Fiction

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding. Volumes 2, 3 & 4 only. Printed in London for W Straham, etc in 1773. Engravings dated 1774. Each volume contains frontis engraving. Some of contents include The Character of Mrs Weftern, A moft dreadful Chapter indeed; and which few Readers ought to venture upon in an Evening, efpecially when alone,The Efcape of Sophia, In which the Reader will be furprized, What happened to Mr Jones in the Prifon and in which the Hiftory is concluded etc.
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  • 1742 FIRST EDITION THE BUSY BODY SUCCESSFUL SPY VOL II BIGBAND - MOUHY COGAN @

    I have here for sale a RARE FIRST EDTION book entitled THE BUSY-BODY: OR, SUCCESSFUL SPY: BEING THE ENTERTAINING HISTORY OF MONS. Interspers'd with several Humourous STORIES. THE WHOLE Containing great Variety of Adventures, equally Instructive and Diverting by Charles de Fieux Mouhy (chevalier de).
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  • 1785 43vols Selected Works of Voltaire in the Original French

    The name "Voltaire", which the author adopted in 1718, is an anagram of "AROVET LI," the Latinised spelling of his surname, Arouet, and the initial letters of "le jeune" ("the young"). The name also echoes in reverse order the syllables of the name of a family chateau in the Poitou region: "Airvault".
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  • 1774 3vol Spiritual Don Quixote Summers Ramble Geoffry Wildgoose Richard Graves

    Richard Graves (1715–1804) was an English minister, poet, and novelist. Graves won fame for his prose. His collections often identify the anonymous author as the ‘editor’ of his popular first novel, The Spiritual Quixote, or, The Summer's Ramble of Mr. Geoffry Wildgoose: a Comic Romance (3 vols., 1773; German trans., 1773; Dutch trans., 1798–9; ed. ).
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  • 1784 9vol The Works of Henry Fielding With the Life of the Author

    Fielding never stopped writing political satire and satires of current arts and letters. His Tragedy of Tragedies of Tom Thumb (for which Hogarth designed the frontispiece) was, for example, quite successful as a printed play.
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  • 1786 2vols CAROLINE de LICHTFIELD Montolieu FRENCH

    Caroline de Lichtfield Par Madame de (Isabelle de Montolieu) Publie par le Traducteur de Werther Seconde Edition Tome Premier et Second (complete). Few English and not many French readers will recognize the name of a novelist and translator who later from the 18th through mid-19th century gave much pleasure to English, French - and Spanish, Portuguese and German readers.
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  • 1792 6vols The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith

    The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith In Six Volumes. A collection of The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Thomas De Quincey wrote of him 'All the motion of Goldsmith's nature moved in the direction of the true, the natural, the sweet, the gentle'.
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  • 1784 10vol The Works of Henry Fielding Life of the Author

    Henry Fielding (Sharpham, 22 April 1707 – near Lisbon, 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones.
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  • 1796 5 Vol Fanny Burney Camilla: Or A Picture of Youth First Edition

    Rebound in a cloth binding with original publishers boards. Externally, sound with rubbing. Bumping to boards. Light browning to pastedowns and free-endpapers. Wear to front board of vol V. Hinges straining but sound to front and rear of vol I and IV, and rear of vol II.
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  • 1782 4 Vols History of TOM JONES by Henry FIELDING Calf

    The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling. In Four Volumes. Tom Jones is considered Fielding's greatest work and is among the earliest English prose works describable as a novel. The text is part Bildungsroman and part Picaresque as it follows the hero Tom Jones against a background of biting social commentary.
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  • 1766 4vols The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by Alain Rene Lesage

    A charming set of The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by Alain-Rene Lesage. The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane In Four Volumes. Gil Blas is born in misery to a stablehand and a chambermaid of Santillana in Cantabria, and is educated by his uncle.
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  • 1774 3vol The Spiritual Quixote Richard Graves Satire to Methodism Second Ed

    The Spiritual Quixote: Or the Summer's Ramble of Mr Geoffry Wildgoose A Comic Romance. Strongly influenced by Henry Fielding, this episodic novel views an impressive range of society with gentlemanly amusement.
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  • 1783 Life & Adventures of Joe Thompson A Narrative Founded on Fact KIMBER 2 Vols

    A Narrative Founded on Fact. The Life and Adventures. Joe Thompson. Year of Publication. Two Volumes in One. Plates with the caption "Published as the Act directs by Harrison & Co. July 19 [and other months and dates in 1783], 1783".
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  • 1791 Almoran & Hamet - 1785 History of Pompey the Little - Hawkesworth Coventry

    The History of Pompey the Little. The Life and Adventures of a Lap Dog. Almoran and Hamet. London, Printed for Harrison and Co. No. 18, Paternoster Row, MDCCXCI (1791) and (Lap Dog) MDCCXXXV (1785).
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  • 1784 A Continuation of The History & Adventures of Don Quixote AVELLANEDA 2 Vols

    This sequel to Cervantes' Don Quixote was published in 1614 by Avellaneda, whose true identity has not yet been discovered by scholars. The engravings were made after designs by Thomas Stothard (1755-1834), a painter and engraver who was a frequent contributor to Harrison's "The Novelist's Magazine".
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  • 1774 THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE BY CERVANTES 2 VOLS TRANS BY WILMOT 19 PLATES

    I have here for sale both volumes of the book entitled THE HISTORY OF THE RENOWNED DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA, BEING AN ACCURATE, COMPLETE AND MOST ENTERTAINING NARRATIVE OF THE WONDERFUL ATCHIEVEMENTS OF THAT INCOMPARABLE HERO AND KNIGHT-ERRANT; FROM HIS FIRST GREAT PURSUIT AFTER FAME IMMORTAL, TILL THE CLOSE OF HIS CELEBRATED CAREER.
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  • Gil Blas *1739* 4 Vol Set FRENCH Novel La Sage SERVANT Fine Binding Leather BOOK

    Les Avantures de Gil Blas de Santillane by Le Sage, 4 volumes in the original French, 1739, new edition, rare. This beautiful complete set comes bound in half leather with marbled boards, in excellent condition.
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