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  • ALFIERI, Vittorio
    THE TRAGEDIES OF VITTORIO ALFIERI: complete including his posthumous works. Translated from the Italian. Edited by Edward Alfred Bowring...VOLUME I ONLY

    London: George Bell, 1876. Volume I (of II). Maroon cloth. pp xviii+580 + 24 pp catalogue. Bohn's Standard Library edition. p. 134 has some ink notations in the upper margin, VG clean and unworn otherwise. Contains: Philip - Polynices - Antigone - Virginia - Agamemnon - Orestes - Rosmunda - Octavia - Timoleon - Merope - Mary Stuart.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50711
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  • GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. Illustrated by Edmund J. Sullivan.

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Constable, 1914. #442 of 500 copies signed by the artist. Folio. Original green cloth, cloth spine label, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. xvi, (347 pp + 16 colour plates with tissue guards; numerous line drawings in text. Tears to foot of spine at joints repaired; cracked inner hinges repaired with cloth tape; covers have slight age darkening, small soil spots; ink inscription to front free endpaper; endpapers lightly tanned; tissue guards tanned. Externally just good, internally fine, tight in the binding. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hard Cover

    Book ID: 5159
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  • HORACE (Christopher Smart, 1722-71)
    THE WORKS OF HORACE, translated literally into English prose...By C. Smart, A.M. of Permbroke-College, Cambridge. The second edition. In two volumes. (VOLUME ONE ONLY)

    London: J. Newbery, 1762. 12mo, contemporary calf. pp (2, title), iv, Preface, 333. Volume I (of II). Calf rubbed, inner hinges cracked, lacking most of the front free endpaper, title leaf detached, with old ink ownership, contents clean, book tight in the binding. This translation by the noted British poet was first published in 1756.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43414
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  • GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    THE WORKS OF OLIVER GOLDSMITH. Edited by Peter Cunningham

    London: Murray, 1854. Four volume set. Half brown calf, spines with raised bands, crimson titling pieces, marbled endpapers and page edges. Vol. IV has an engraved frontipiece portait; all the volumes have an engraved title with vignette illustration; Index at rear of Vol. II. Foxing to each volume early and late; Vol. IV has a dampstain in corner of the two engraved leaves at front; moderate scuffing and rubbing to spines; moderate wear to outer corners; else a VG set, tight in the bindings, neither hinges nor joints cracked, text in fine clean condition. Note 4 kg set, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51182
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  • PINDAR, Peter (pseud. of John Wolcot, 1738-1819]
    THE WORKS OF PETER PINDAR. In Three Volumes...

    London: John Walker, 1794. Three volumes, octavo, contemporary tree calf. [4], 444, 8 (index); [2], (488), [6, index], [2, blank]; [2], (424), [5, index], [3, blank] pp. Frontispiece portrait inserted in volume I, engraved title leaf inserted in all three volumes. Ex library, with a small rubber stamp to endpapers, first few leaves, and occasionally to text, of each volume. Most of the gilt spine stamping is rubbed away; vertical crack to spines; chips to spine tips; cracked joints and hinges repaired; skinning to inner margins of covers from removed tape; ink name to top margin of each title page; occasional damp stains and spots in text; bindings only fair, text generally VG, clean, unworn, text block still tight.…

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    London: John Walker, 1794. Three volumes, octavo, contemporary tree calf. [4], 444, 8 (index); [2], (488), [6, index], [2, blank]; [2], (424), [5, index], [3, blank] pp. Frontispiece portrait inserted in volume I, engraved title leaf inserted in all three volumes. Ex library, with a small rubber stamp to endpapers, first few leaves, and occasionally to text, of each volume. Most of the gilt spine stamping is rubbed away; vertical crack to spines; chips to spine tips; cracked joints and hinges repaired; skinning to inner margins of covers from removed tape; ink name to top margin of each title page; occasional damp stains and spots in text; bindings only fair, text generally VG, clean, unworn, text block still tight. There was a 4th volume added in 1796, and a 5th in 1801. Collected works of this English verse satirist.Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14763
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  • BURKE, Edmund
    TWO LETTERS ADDRESSED TO A MEMBER OF THE PRESENT PARLIAMENT, on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France. [bound with]: A THIRD LETTER TO A MEMBER etc.

    London: F. and C. Rivington, 1796, 1797. Demy 8vo in fours, 21.5 cm, hardcover, rebound recently in ultilitarian blue buckram, spine gilt lettered. [6], 188; [4], xii, 165, [1] pp. Both half-title leaves present, the former indicating Second Edition, the latter Third Edition. Page edges da rkened; damp stain to lower outer corner of many leaves; some yellowing, light foxing to text; stab holes to inner margins from original binding; in all a VG tight copy. TWO LETTERS is the first (authorized) edition, first impression, second issue ( Todd 66c). It doesn't have the four leaf insert after page 155 (rarely present in the first nine "editions") and the catchword on p. 156 is "foundest". Todd 66b notes that…

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    London: F. and C. Rivington, 1796, 1797. Demy 8vo in fours, 21.5 cm, hardcover, rebound recently in ultilitarian blue buckram, spine gilt lettered. [6], 188; [4], xii, 165, [1] pp. Both half-title leaves present, the former indicating Second Edition, the latter Third Edition. Page edges da rkened; damp stain to lower outer corner of many leaves; some yellowing, light foxing to text; stab holes to inner margins from original binding; in all a VG tight copy. TWO LETTERS is the first (authorized) edition, first impression, second issue ( Todd 66c). It doesn't have the four leaf insert after page 155 (rarely present in the first nine "editions") and the catchword on p. 156 is "foundest". Todd 66b notes that there are 50 possible arrangements of the variants in this book. A THIRD LETTER is Todd 71c, first edition, third issue.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15837
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  • PETHICK, Derek
    VANCOUVER: the pioneer years 1774-1886

    Edition: First Edition

    Langley, BC: Sunfire Books, 1984. pp (192). Illustrated. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 45144
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  • QUINLAN, Maurice J.
    VICTORIAN PRELUDE. A History of English Manners 1700-1830.

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. First edition. Tall octavo, hardcover, green cloth. [12], 301 pp. Spine a bit tanned, with tips a little frayed; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and tight jacketless copy, no previous owner names or marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18264
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  • DiSALVO, Jackie
    WAR OF TITANS: Blake's critique of Milton and the politics of religion

    Edition: First edition.

    University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983. Red cloth. pp (xii), 391. Index. A few light spots to front cover, stray light pencil marks in text margins, VG jacketless copy otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52187
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  • BUCKLER, Ernest
    WHIRLIGIG. Selected Prose and Verse.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977. Brown boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49627
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  • FRITZ, Paul and Richard Morton, editors
    WOMAN IN THE 18TH CENTURY and other essays

    Edition: First edition

    Toronto / Sarasota: Hakkert & Co, 1976. Green cloth. pp x, 343, [1] + plates. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a couple small chips, sunning to spine, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52138
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