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THE POETICAL EPITOME; OR ELEGANT EXTRACTS ABRIDGED
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Stock no. 1821067
Published by C. Dilly. 1791. Almost very good condition.
From the larger volume, for the improvement of scholars at classical and other schools, in the art of speaking, in reading, thinking, composing, an in the conduct of life. Small, fat, square format. Three-quarters calf leather binding. Marbled paper boards. Marbled endpapers. Pictorial title page. Marbled text block. xx and 532 pages. Boards rubbed and edge-worn. Corners worn. Binding tight. Initials in ink to title page. Foxing and browning throughout. Text block is browned.
This edition is limited to 1750 copies for sale to members of The Folio Society. Blue leather spine with gilt title, decorated paper boards. Colour plates. Contained in a blue slipcase with gilt title and colour onlay to front.
Decorative red cloth, gilt. Spine is lightly faded. Light scuffing and edge wear to gold slipcase.
Leather spine with gilt titles. The Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in English Language chosen and introduced by James Michie. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by various artists selected by Simon Brett. Slight bump to top edge of spine. Some pages have a light top corner crease. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, a few light scuffs.
A stunning edition of T.S.Eliot's beloved cat poems. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 64 pages. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780571240616. Minimal bumping to spine. Light creasing to wrapper edges.
"A Jovial Gay Fox Hunter, Bold, Frank, and Free"; a poem in ten cantos. The Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books series. Red cloth boards, plain title label to spine. Colour plates. spine faded & title label browned and scuffed. A few light marks to boards. Text block browned.
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Burgundy silk moire boards with gilt title to spine. Printed on lilac paper. B/w illustrations. Fading to spine and spine edge of boards. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition (browning ).
Blue cloth spine, with gilt title. Blue paper boards with elaborate gold pattern. B/w engravings. Top edge speckled blue. Slip case is very good - has a few marks.
Smaller format. Red/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. 3 Kronheim plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning with some uneven fading to cover edges and spine. Split/tear to cloth to one edge of cover; some fraying to cloth. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little writing to front pastedown. A few margin marks and the odd foxspot.
An introduction to various Londoners, the humble and the great; momentous episodes of London's history, such as the Plague and the Great Fire... Edited with notes, and with illustrations chosen by Christopher Logue. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0436256754. Name & date in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded.
Light brown cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped, worn and faded. Endpapers partly browned. Musty smell to contents.
THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX THROUGH LONDON, OR THE PLEASURES AND MISERIES OF THE METROPOLIS.
Written by Doctor Syntax.
Stock no. 1820498
Published by J. Johnston. 1st 1820. Good condition.
A poem. Leather spine & corners, marbled paper boards. Gilt title and tooling decorations to spine. Marbled text block. 19 hand-coloured plates plus title page. Boards rubbed and worn at edges. Marbling to text block fading. Front hinge cracked. Contents grubby. All plates are present, nice and bright but margins browned.