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THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY The Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarg'd., Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668
41 THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY The Second Edition, Corrected, and Enlarg'd. Dufresnoy, Charles-Alphonse, 1611-1668
Printed for Bernard Lintott 1716 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Poetry; Art; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [16],lxviii,[4],397,[7]p.,plate ; 8°. pages; THE ART OF PAINTING: BY C. A. DU FRESNOY: WITH REMARKS: TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH, WITH AN ORIGINAL PREFACE, CONTAINING A PARALLEL BETWEEN PAINTING AND POETRY: BY MR. DRYDEN. AS ALSO A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE MOST EMINENT PAINTERS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN: BY. Published 1716, The art of painting: by C. A. Du Fresnoy: with remarks: translated into English, with an original preface, containing a parallel between painting and poetry: by Mr. Dryden. As also a short account of the most eminent painters, both ancient and modern: by R. G. Esq; The second edition, corrected, and enlarg'd. ESTCN14578 NOTES: Parallel texts of du Fresnoy's Latin poem, 'De arte graphica', and Dryden's prose translation, modified by Charles Jervas. 'To Mr. Jervas, with Frensoy's [sic] Art of painting', in verse, is by Alexander Pope. 'Observations on The art of painting', pp.81-221, is by John Dryden. 'A short account of the most eminent painters .. By Richard Graham', pp. [241]-[404], has a special titlepage. Titlepage in red and black . Rebound in 20th century brown cloth . A very few penciled underlinings in first part of text. Perforated library stamp ( University of Illinois) , on title page , lightly embossed library stamp on first two leaves. Text clean and bright with printing dark and legible. Engraved frontis, various textural decorations. 52 known copies, all in major institutions. Scarce. Proper deacession note enclosed. 24024 
Price: 404.15 USD
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THE BON TON MAGAZINE OR MICROSCOPE OF FASHION AND FOLLY NOS 1-39, MARCH 1791 TO MAY 1793 COMPLETE IN 3 VOLUMES, Various
42 THE BON TON MAGAZINE OR MICROSCOPE OF FASHION AND FOLLY NOS 1-39, MARCH 1791 TO MAY 1793 COMPLETE IN 3 VOLUMES Various
London Printed for D Brewman and W. Locke 1791-1793 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Fashion; Magazine; Pornographic; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; aprox 1800 pages; THE BON TON MAGAZINE OR MICROSCOPE OF FASHION AND FOLLY NOS 1-39, MARCH 1791 TO MAY 1793 complete in 3 volumes. English language text. A complete run for the three year period in three 3/4 leather volumes. Includes 3 additional engraved title pages, 77 engraved plates of which 5 are colored. Lacking only the plate Amorous Conflagration in Vol I. Plates are generally of well dressed Lords and Ladies in sexually oriented pursuits. Such titles as "The Skittish Wife and the Patrician Rough Rider", "The Lord and the Engaging Matron", "A Leicestershire Amour" often refer to specific personages. The latter has lightly penciled in at the bottom, "Mary Elisa, wife of The Rev. Calverts John Crewick (sp? ) ". Very occasional scattered foxing, contents VG. Boards rubbed and spines worn but volumes are sound and tight. An interesting social documentary of the thoughts, mores and dalliances of the day. Variously paginated, about 600 pp per volume. Miscellany including anecdotes, romances, biographical sketches, poetry and songs. Ward, W. S. Index of serials, p. 17. NCBEL, II: 1309. Crane & Kaye, 1057. ESTCP3004. At least partial copies exist at Bodleian, Library of Congress, Newberry, British Library and London Library. 24823 
Price: 6575.30 USD
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THE DRAMATICK WORKS OF MR. NATHANAEL LEE, Lee, Nathanael
43 THE DRAMATICK WORKS OF MR. NATHANAEL LEE Lee, Nathanael
London For W. Feakes 1734 First Edition Journal Very Good with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1st collected ed. 3 vols. 12mo, contemp. Gilt-paneled calf, richly gilt spine compartments, russet morocco spine labels; scuffed, joints & extremities rubbed. With 18 separate title pages & 18 plates; lacking portrait of Lee? , 1/2 title in vol. 2. Scattered light foxing, occasional minor dampstaining. Armorial bookplate of babcock. WorldCat returns 2 copies, one is a reproduction in Library of Congess OCLC Number: 475323834. Ornaments in vol.3 are those used by William Bowyer. 30032 
Price: 413.60 USD
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THE GAURDIAN MAGAZINE, BEGINNING WITH ISSUE #1 MARCH 12 1713, May not be noted.
44 THE GAURDIAN MAGAZINE, BEGINNING WITH ISSUE #1 MARCH 12 1713 May not be noted.
Edinburgh Donaldson and J Wood 1764 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Magazines; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342, (7) pages; March 12, 1713 throught to June 15 1713 ISSUE #1 MARCH 12 1713 through to #82. Bound in contemporary leather. Foxing, water stains to first 30 pages. Front cover detached. This is volume I, out out in 1764. Lacking any prelims before the title page. News, scandals, literature (Alexander Pope is mentioned) , commentary. 24917 
Price: 84.55 USD
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THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF REGINALD POLE (COMPLETE), Thomas Phillips
45 THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF REGINALD POLE (COMPLETE) Thomas Phillips
Oxford William Jackson 1764 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Thomas Phillips. The History Of The Life Of Reginald Pole. 2 Vols in 1. Oxford: William Jackson, et al. Parts I & II, 1764, and Appendix, 1767. Xxvi,460; x,288; 38pp. Early marbled boards, modern calf spine with proper 5 raised bands; boards worn at edges, rubbed. Frontis portrait and folding pedigree. 25693 
Price: 197.35 USD
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THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED, Hervey, James, 1714-1758.
46 THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED Hervey, James, 1714-1758.
Berwick Printed for R. Taylor 1770 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; lxvii,[5],76p. pages; THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND MR. JAMES HERVEY, RECTOR OF WESTON-FAVELL, IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COLLECTION OF HIS LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED . Estc74369 bound in full calf leather. With a half-title. 6 verified copies found. None found in AE database. With eulogy by Rev. Mr. J. Ogilvie. Scarce. Sealed 1" tear to edge of first blank sheet, otherwise clean and bright throughout . Two inked signatures on inside of front cover. 24559 
Price: 564.00 USD
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THE MIRROR. A PERIODICAL PAPER, PUBLISHED AT EDINBURGH IN THE YEARS 1779 AND 1780 Complete in Two Vilumes, Various
47 THE MIRROR. A PERIODICAL PAPER, PUBLISHED AT EDINBURGH IN THE YEARS 1779 AND 1780 Complete in Two Vilumes Various
W. Spotswood & B. Johnson 1793 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Newspaper; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 259 pages; Publ 1793, 2nd American edition. Vol I from #1 Jan 23, 1779 to aUg 10th, 1779. Vol II from #39 Aug 17, 1779 to #110 May 27, 1780 . A weekly publ. Sound copies in leather spine over hard board. Scattered light foxing, Very clean. 23391 
Price: 117.45 USD
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The National Music Of Ireland, Containing The History Of The Irish Bards, The National Melodies, The Harp, And Other Musical Instruments Of Erin., Michael Conran
48 The National Music Of Ireland, Containing The History Of The Irish Bards, The National Melodies, The Harp, And Other Musical Instruments Of Erin. Michael Conran
Dublin Published for the Author By James Duffy 1846 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
xii/287 286 pages; Width: 5" Height: 7.75" . From the preface: "The matter contained in this Essay formed the subject of a course of lectures (with illustrations) on the 'National Music of Ireland,' which the writer had the pleasure to deliver, in 1842, at the request of the Directors of the Manchester Mechanics' Institution." Cosmetically cracked hinges and blindstamped publisher's green cloth covers showing moderate external age/wear. The text block is solid. The pages show light toning and scattered foxing. Appears to be the first ediition. Worldcat locates but a single copy. Appearance at auction is very infrequent. 37614 
Price: 343.10 USD
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM KING WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR Complete in Two Volumes, William King
49 THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM KING WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR Complete in Two Volumes William King
Edinburg Apollo Press, John Bell 1781 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Thomas Stothard 
POETRY; Poets, English; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; John Bell"s famous edition of The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill. . Leather full tan calf bound hard cover edition with silk marker ribbon (sometimes missing) , six compartment spine, blank creme colored end papers, covers bordered in gilt, gilding on spine is quite readable. There were about 60 of these published over the approximate years of 1776 to 1888. They averaged about 200 pages in length. This is NOT the Elibron Classics reprint but the original leather bound 18th century issue. They had an engraved frontis and some had other plates as well . Clean throughout with no writing. Although rarely described, in all of these Apollo volumes, the glue used in binding has darkened the edges of the covers and offset somewhat to the outer edges of the first blank endpaper. Normal wear to covers but sound and complete copies in nice condition. PUBLISHED 1781 21340 
Price: 84.55 USD
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THE REVERIE: OR, A FLIGHT TO THE PARADISE OF FOOLS. [CT IN 2 VOLUMES], [Johnstone, Charles].
50 THE REVERIE: OR, A FLIGHT TO THE PARADISE OF FOOLS. [CT IN 2 VOLUMES] [Johnstone, Charles].
London For T. Beckett, and P. A. Da Hondt 1763 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; vii, [1], 280; [8], 286 pages; The Reverie: or, a Flight to the Paradise of Fools. 2 Volumes. Small 8vo, period calf leather, raised bands, red leather spine label. Covers with moderate wear and scuffing [see graphic], Volume I lacks first endpaper and front blank, texts still decent with fairly minor aging and foxing, scattered wear to end matter, numerous early and later ink owner's signatures at front and rear of Volume II. Johnstone's first complete novel, published following the initial volume or two of "Chrysal, or the Adventures of a Guinea", which was issued in four volumes between 1760-1765. This shorter tale was a disguised socio-political novel including gossamer representations of William Pitt and other contemporaries. S. 27620 
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THE SEASONS: CONTAINING SPRING. SUMMER. AUTUMN. WINTER, Thomson, James, 1700-1748 ; with The Life Of The Author, by Dr. Samuel Johnson 1709-1784
51 THE SEASONS: CONTAINING SPRING. SUMMER. AUTUMN. WINTER Thomson, James, 1700-1748 ; with The Life Of The Author, by Dr. Samuel Johnson 1709-1784
Philadelphia Printed By H. Taylor, for R. Campbell, North-East Corner of Second and Chesnut-Streets M.DCC.XC. 1790 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
AMERICANA, 18th Century; POETRY; Early American Imprint; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xix, [2], 24-190 p. pages; Containing Spring. Summer. Autumn. Winter. / By James Thomson. ; With the life of the author, by Dr. Samuel Johnson . 18cm tall. Pp183-190 partially detached, frayed edges and tears fairly neatly repaired with stitched thread. No end papers. Half title present. Contemporary speckled sheep leather. Back board held by binding cords. Modest toning. Two neatly inked owner's names, one on inside of front cover and one on half title dated 1800. Evans 22931 ESTC W3006 Hymns, p. [187]-190 . Early American imprint. 31328 
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THE SHORT FRENCH DICTIONARY, IN TWO PARTS : THE I. ENGLISH AND FRENCH, II. FRENCH AND ENGLISH, ACCORDING TO THE PRESENT USE, AND MODERN ORTHOGRAPHY, Miège, Guy, 1644-1718?.
52 THE SHORT FRENCH DICTIONARY, IN TWO PARTS : THE I. ENGLISH AND FRENCH, II. FRENCH AND ENGLISH, ACCORDING TO THE PRESENT USE, AND MODERN ORTHOGRAPHY Miège, Guy, 1644-1718?.
Hague Henry Van Bulderen 1703 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Reference; French Language; Title page; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; The short French dictionary, in two parts : The I. English and French, II. French and English, according to the present use, and modern orthography. The fifth edition, with some improvements. Bound in one volume, complete. Titlepage in red and black in vol. 1, black only in vol. 2. A reissue of the 1701 fifth edition. First published as ’A short dictionary English and French, ..’, London, 1684. ESTC Citation No. T175117 locates 6 copies. Ref- Alston, XII, 646 . Bound in contemporaneous calf leather with front cover detached. Contents with slight toning and foxing [first of the two title pages is the heaviest]. Binding sound. 30681 
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THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY.OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION  (Complete in One Volume), Cowper, William, (1731-1800)
53 THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY.OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION (Complete in One Volume) Cowper, William, (1731-1800)
Philadelphia Thomas Dobson 1787 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
POETRY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (2), 186, 32, 2, (4) pages; THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY. OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION. Complete with one leaf of ads. The next to the final blank end paper has paper loss to lower rt corner about 2.5x3". TIROCINIUM bound with THE TASK and so noted on title page is relatively scarce. A sound and complete copy. Apparently the first American edition although there is some debate amongst bibliographers. This, Cowper's most important collection, includes 'TABLE TALK', 'THE PROGRESS OF ERROR', 'TRUTH', and the other satires . THE TASK was written upon the recommendation of his friend and neighbour Lady Austen. Occasional light pencil marks with a few penciled numbers on front free blank. Tightly bound with repaired front hinge although cords were still sound. 23392 
Price: 328.95 USD
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THIRD BOOK OF LESSONS : FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS., by Canada. Council Of Public Instruction For Upper Canada.
54 THIRD BOOK OF LESSONS : FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS. by Canada. Council Of Public Instruction For Upper Canada.
Toronto Canada R. McPhail, 1865 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
24mo 5" - 6" tall; Bound in green printed boards. Worn and lacking spine strip. Nonetheless uncommon. 34012 
Price: 23.45 USD
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TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON (BOUND TOGETHER WITH ) THE WHAT D'YE CALL IT: A TRAGI-COMI-PASTORAL FARCE AND THE SHEPHERD'S WEEK, IN SIX PASTORALS, Gay, (John)
55 TRIVIA: OR, THE ART OF WALKING THE STREETS OF LONDON (BOUND TOGETHER WITH ) THE WHAT D'YE CALL IT: A TRAGI-COMI-PASTORAL FARCE AND THE SHEPHERD'S WEEK, IN SIX PASTORALS Gay, (John)
London Bernard Lintot 1730 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
ENGLAND; Humor; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 vol. Gay, (John). Trivia: or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London. London: Bernard Lintot, 1730. Third edition. 8vo, contemp. Gilt-paneled calf; rubbed, rebacked. Moderate foxing to title page & front matter. Bound with: The What D'ye Call It: A Tragi-Comi-Pastoral Farce. London: Bernard Lintot, 1725. Fourth edition. . 8vo. Engraved frontis. Minor foxing & darkening to edges of front matter. 1 p. Adverts. Also bound with: The Shepherd's Week, in Six Pastorals. London: Jacob Tonson, 1728. Fourth edition. 8vo. Frontis. + 6 plates. Scattered light foxing. 66, 41, 60pp plus indexes, prologues, commentaries. Attractive sound copy. 21925 
Price: 375.95 USD
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VIRGILE, PUBLIUS VERGILIUS MARO Interpretatione Et Notis, Virgile, Publius Vergilius Maro
56 VIRGILE, PUBLIUS VERGILIUS MARO Interpretatione Et Notis Virgile, Publius Vergilius Maro
London M Brown, Etc. 1785 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Carolus Ruaeus, Society of Jesus 
Virgil; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 610+222 index pages; Bound in full leather the front cover detached and spine worn. A quite scholarly book of Virgil with the passage being surrounded by notes. 610 pages with 222 page index. Near fine foldout map page 173. Text is in Latin pages darkened and text is small but still bright and readable. 20264 
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