• 1797 BUFFONS NATURAL HISTORY 5 VOLS ANIMALS TIGER RHINO OPOSSUM 26 COLOUR PLATES

    Fully bound in dark brown leather hardboards. Top of spine cover on Vols 1 and 2 is missing. Printed for The Proprietor in 1797 through to 1807, and sold by HD Symonds. Vol VII - 338 pages - 13 pages each with 2 colour plates of animals so 26 plates in total.
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  • 1770 6vols The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Gentleman Laurence Sterne

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Despite this, many of Sterne's literary peers dismissed the success of the work, and saw its form and humour as inappropriate. [Laurence Sterne]. In a uniform calf binding, with gilt detailing to the spine.
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  • 1726 | Swift | gulliver's travels | remote nations | teerink A 1st edition Vol 2

    (London): Benjamin Motte, 1726. Full calf binding (probably late 18th century). 8vo (19.5cm x 12cm). Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World [Gulliver's Travels] By Captain Lemuel Gulliver.
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  • 1785 Tartarian Tales A Thousand & One Quarter Hours Gueullette Flloyd Engravings

    Translated by Thomas Flloyd. Tartarian Tales Plates with the caption "Published as the Act directs by Harrison & Co. Sept 10th [and other months and dates in 1785], 1785". London, Printed for Harrison and Co.
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  • 1722 Daniel Defoe Moll Flanders The Fortunes and Misfortunes Rare First Edition

    Though the work was originally published as if it were an autobiography, it was attributed to Defoe after his death. One of Defoe's most famous works, second only to Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders is a first-person picaresque novel purportedly written by the heroine herself.
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  • 1793 History of the May-Flower Very Scarce Anthony Hamilton First Thus

    A very scarce, English translation of Anthony Hamilton's novel length fairy tale, 'History of the Mayflower'. Anthony Hamilton. Antoine or Anthony Hamilton was an Irish classical author of Scottish ancestry.
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  • 1796 5 Vol Fanny Burney Camilla: Or A Picture of Youth First Edition

    The greatly popular novel Camilla focuses on the Tyrold family and their matrimonial concerns. 'Camilla' was an incredibly popular novel from the eighteenth century. Jane Austen even refers to 'Camilla' during her novel 'Northanger Abbey'.
    £1,700.00
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  • Gil Blas *1739* 4 Vol Set FRENCH Novel La Sage SERVANT Fine Binding Leather BOOK

    Inside, the text blocks are all firmly bound with no foxing or staining to the pages.
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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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  • 1713 Epistolae Ho Elianae Familiar Letters James Howell Eighth Ed Illus

    The subject of this work is a series of travels Howell made from 1616 on behalf of a London glass factory. He therefore learned to speak various languages. Howell is regarded as the first author to earn a living solely from writing English language works.
    £170.00
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  • 1780 History of Tom Jones Foundling by Henry Fielding 4 Vols Antiquarian Fiction

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding. Printed in Paris by Fr Amb Didot the eldeft in 1780. English language.
    £57.50
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  • 1770-76 19vols Samuel Richardson's Epistolary Novels Clarissa Grandison Pamela

    In uniform speckled calf bindings. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the joints and extremities. In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to spines. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the extremities to the head and tail of spines.
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  • New listing1774 HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE BY CERVANTES Vol2 of 2TRANS BY WILMOT Illustrated

    I think it is in remarkable condition for its age --tight spine and no loose pages. Illustrations are fabulous. About 21 by 140 mm with 398 pages.
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  • c1793 2vols in 1 The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves Dr Smollett Illustrated

    Tobias George Smollett was best known for his picaresque novels. However, The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves differs stylistically from his prior works. Sir Launcelot Greaves is an eighteenth-century gentleman who rides about the country in armour attended by his comic squire Timothy Crabshaw.
    £210.00
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  • 1791, 'VICAR OF WAKEFIELD', OLIVER GOLDSMITH, leather binding

    PUBLISHING DETAILS: Early edition of Oliver Goldsmith's classic 18th century novel, 2 volumes in 1, published by R Grant of London in 1791. 238 pages in all. Size: 18 x 11 cms (7" x 4.5"). Weight: 235g (0.5 pounds). CONDITION: I would rate this as very good, remarkably so for its age.
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  • 1707 Spanish Libertines STEVENS translation SCARCE 1st

    To which is added a play call'd An Evening's Adventure All four written by eminent Spanish authors, and now first made English by Captain John Stevens. Contains 3 Spanish stories and a play translated into English by John Stevens.
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  • 1773 History of Tom Jones A Foundling by Henry Fielding Antiquarian Fiction

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding. Printed in London for W Straham, etc in 1773. Engravings dated 1774. 330/288 and 347 pages. Browning and marking to pages.
    £29.99
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  • 1786 6 Vols Oeuvres complettes de MADAME RICCOBONI

    A still nearer parallel may be found in the work of Henry Mackenzie. Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Internally, firmly bound. VERY GOOD interior. Poor - Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete.
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  • 1720 THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND MANS COMPANION COMMON PRAYER BY CHARLES WHEATLY

    No publisher shown but there is a Preface dated 1720, so probably Knaplock and Knapton around 1720 or so.
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  • 1783 Chrysal Or The Adventures of A Guinea An Adept Charles Johnstones

    Chrysal; Or The Adventures of A Guinea. Charles Johnson's incredibly successful satirical work 'Chrysal; Or The Adventures of A Guinea'. Charles Johnson's sombre satire, 'Chrysal; Or The Adventures of A Guinea'.
    £22.00
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  • 1793 The Devil Upon Two Sticks Alain-Rene Lesage Illustrated

    Alain-Rene Lesage. A smartly bound illustrated copy of 'The Devil Upon Two Sticks' by Alain-Rene Lesage. Written by Alain-Rene Lesgae. Lesage was a French novelist, known for his comical works. 'The Devil Upon Two Sticks', originally titled 'Le Diable Boiteux', is a novel set in Madrid.
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  • 1799 History and Adventures of an Atom Smollet Illustrated

    Tobias Smollet. 'The History and Adventures of an Atom' is a satirist novel, looking at the politics during the Seven Years' War, under the guise of a tale from ancient Japan. The History and Adventures of an Atom.
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  • 1720 Memoirs of a Cavalier Military Journal Wars Daniel Defoe First Ed Scarce

    Written Threescore Years ago by an English Gentleman who served first in the Army of Gustavus Adolphus, the glorious King of Sweden, till his Death; and after that, in the Royal Amy of King Charles the First, from the Beginning of the Rebellion, to the End of that War.
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  • 1752 Friendship in Death In Twenty Letters from the Dead to the Living E Rowe

    It is Rowe's most popular work and went through at least 79 editions by 1825. It was first published in 1728. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich and then in Bristol. Throughout his career he inspired many to love literature, history and music.
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  • Voyage du Captaine Gulliver (Gulliver's Travels) 1762 - Jonathan Swift - RARE

    Appears to be recently rebound/recased in half leather with marbled boards, gilt titles, lining and floral morifs to the spine. Pages tight, but with age toning and light edge staining to the margins.
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  • 1774 THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE BY CERVANTES 2 VOLS TRANS BY WILMOT 19 PLATES

    The whole replete with infinite humour and drollery. Translated from the original Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra by CHARLES HENRY WILMOT esq. Published in 1774 by J Cooke at Shakespear's Head in Paternoster Row.
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  • 1757 L'ELOGE DE LA FOLIE BY ERASMUS TRANS BY GUEUDEVILLE AVEC NOTES 14 ILLUS ^

    "Praise of Folly" or "Praise of Madness" is a declamation written in Latin in 1509 by Erasmus of Rotterdam. Title page in red and black lettering with a vignette. There are 14 full-page b/w illustrations.
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  • 1808 THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN BY WALTER SCOTT IN 18 VOLUMES

    The books contain every work by Dryden, one of the leading luminaries of the English language Vol XVIII - 256 and cxviii pages. Very good condition. Fully bound in brown leather with gilt lining round the edges, all boards firmly attached except for the front board of Vol II; marbled end papers, five raised bands on the spine, gilt decoration in each panel and black and gilt title and author labels.
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  • 1791 TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD BY LEMUEL GULLIVER SWIFT

    Published in 1791 by Wenman of London. There are four plates in the book.
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  • 1756 Poems Upon Several Ocasions John Pomfret Eleventh Edition Life Writings

    John Pomfret. The poetry of Reverend John Pomfret. The eleventh edition of this work. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich and then in Bristol. Throughout his career he inspired many to love literature, history and music.
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  • 1765 A NEW SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY AMERICA & EUROPE 20 MAPS 15 PLATES BY FENNING

    By D Fenning, J Collyer and others. Procession of Penitent Prostitutes at Naples. Georgia occupies Florida's panhandle. Much of the west contains erroneous mountain ranges. Texas is Senis. The second map of the South provides very good detail of the watershed including the well delineated course of the Amazon River.
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  • 1791 Almoran & Hamet - 1785 History of Pompey the Little - Hawkesworth Coventry

    The History of Pompey the Little. Pompey the Little - complete. London, Printed for Harrison and Co. No. 18, Paternoster Row, MDCCXCI (1791) and (Lap Dog) MDCCXXXV (1785). Mr Coventry. The Life and Adventures of a Lap Dog.
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  • c1798- 1809 2 in 1 Fielding Journey from this World Man of Feeling Mackenzie

    C1798 - c1809. Henry Fielding, an English novelist, is best known as the author of Tom Jones. Man of Feeling is Mackenzie's best known work despite first being published anonymously in 1771. Henry Fielding; Henry MacKenzie.
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  • 1724 1734 HISTORY OF HIS OWN TIME BY BISHOP BURNET 2 VOLS CHARLES WILLIAM ANNE

    There is an ancient dent in the board which goes through to page 32. Published in 1724 by Thomas Ward in the Inner-Temple Lane. Index and 836 pages.
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  • 1780 Traduction Libre D’Amadis De Gaule M le Comte De Tress 2 Vols Chateau Cirey

    D’Amadis De Gaule. Traduction Libre. M. le Comte De Tress. Publication Date: 1780. th century mottled calf in very good condition. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels.
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  • 1779 VOLTAIRE AN ESSAY ON THE MANNERS AND SPIRIT OF NATIONS 4 VOLS LOUIS XIII

    The book was originally written in French and was published under that title. This English edition was published very soon after the original publication date as it still uses the title Essay on the Manners and Spirit of Nations (later versions changed the title to An Essay on Universal History, the Manners and Spirit of Nations).
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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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  • 1784 Wyndham The Diary Of The Late Charles Bubb Dodington Leather Binding

    The Diary of the Late George Bubb Dodington. A early edition of The Diary of the Late George Bubb Dodington, in attractive leather binding. Henry Penruddocke Wyndham. In decorative calf binding with gilt detailing.
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  • 1778 Les Avantures De Telemaque Francois De Salignac French Leather Scarce

    Francois de Salignac De la Monthe Fenelon. In a full calf binding. Externally, sound. Rubbing to the head and tail of the spine, and to the joints. Rubbing heavier to the extremities, resulting in a small amount of loss.
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  • 1728 The Adventures of Telemachus The Son of Ulysses Littlebury Boyer Vol I

    Francois Fenelon; I S Litlebury; A Boyer. xxiv, 282pp, (12). Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. The twelfth edition. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
    £130.00
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  • 1735 The History of Charles XII King of Sweden Mr De Voltaire Uncommon

    The sixth edition of Voltaire's historical novel regarding Charles XII of Sweden. Written by Voltaire, otherwise known as Francois-Marie Arouet. This is the sixth edition of this English translation.
    £275.00
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  • 1792 6vols The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith

    Oliver Goldsmith. A collection of The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith. He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the source of the phrase "goody two-shoes".
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  • 1736 Les Avantures De Telemaque Fils D'Ulysse Illustrated Francois Fenelon

    Francois Fenelon. A scarce and well illustrated edition of this didactic French novel by Fenelon. attractive none the less. Major defects will be described. Poor - Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete.
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  • 1804 AN HISTORICAL DISQUISITION ON INDIA BY ROBERTSON FOLD OUT MAP BENGAL MADRAS

    I have here for sale aRARE book entitled AN HISTORICAL DISQUISITION CONCERNING THE KNOWLEDGE WHICH THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA, PROGRESS OF TRADE WITH THAT COUNTRY PRIOR TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE PASSAGE TO IT BY THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.
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  • 1793 2 vols The Adventures of JOSEPH ANDREWS and his Friend Mr Abraham Adams

    Featuring several engraved plates dated 1793. 'Written in imitation of the manner of Cervantes, author of Don Quixote'. In mottled calf bindings with original spine labels. Externally, a trifle rubbed to extremities and spines.
    £150.00
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  • 1762 8 Vols The Works of Henry Fielding Life of the Author Journal Amelia Farce

    Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel 'Tom Jones'. This work is dedicated to George Lyttleton a patron of both Fielding and Alexander Pope.
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  • 1783 3vol The Spiritual Quixote Or The Summers Ramble Richard Graves Wildgoose

    In full calf bindings. These pages would have been blanks from the binding and are not missing pages from the text. Pages are slightly age toned with scattered spotting, contained mostly to the margins.
    £140.00
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  • 1793 Fables by John Gay with a Life Embellished with a Plate to each Fable

    With vignette title and engraved plates to every fable. With a life of the author. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Rebacked in calf with original boards. Internally, firmly bound.
    £270.00
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