London: S. Bladon, 1779. Together with The Letters, &c. that have been intercepted between the amorous Parties. The whole forming a complete History of the Private Life, Intrigues, and Amours of many Characters in the most elevated Sphere... 7 volumes with individual pagination for each trial. Pages lightly toned and with some dampstaining at bottom gutter on some pages, otherwise rather clean copies of these scarce books. 8vos, beautifully rebound in recent 3/4 brown calf over marbled boards; gilt spines...
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London: Punch Office, 1855. 2 volumes. 20 hand-colored etchings, numerous woodcuts by John Leech. Slim 8vo, rubricated title, 3/4 burgundy morocco, ornately gilt spines, evenly faded to brown, marbled boards, top edges gilt. London: Punch Office, 1855. Some offsetting on titles and other pages facing plates, still near fine.
London: Bradbury, 1887. Revised and extended by Arthur Wm. A'Beckett. Illustrated with 10 full-page colored plates and numerous in-text drawings by Harry Furniss. xxviii, 324pp. 8vo, nicely bound in older 3/4 dark brown morocco over marbled boards; marbled boards, t.e.g. London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1887. A new and revised edition. A near fine copy of this unusual comic parody of the law.
London: R.H. Evans, 1810. Title page vignette. xxviii, 352pp. Short 8vo, handsomely bound in 19th century tan polished calf (a bit rubbed); marbled page edges. London: Printed for R.H. Evans, 1810. A New Edition with Additions and Corrections, and a Supplement by R. H. Evans. A work first published in 1772, by the Scottish physician and author, the brother of Anna Letitia Barbauld. "Aikin is better known as a man of letters than as a physician. His elegant scholarship gave...
Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1910. 35 volumes, wide 8vo, 3/4 tan crushed morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, decoratively gilt spines with raised bands. Illustrated with original etchings in two states, color facsimile in each volume, tissue guards. Philadelphia: Privately printed by George Barrie & Son. Very Good. Large paper edition. One of only 250 numbered sets printed on Japan Vellum.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. 10 volumes. 8vo, beautifully bound in full contemporary dark brown diced calf; gilt-stamped spines with black and red leather labels; marbled endpapers and page edges. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. Fifth edition. A near fine set in a lovely binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835. 10 volumes. Large 8vo, full contemporary light brown diced calf; gilt and blind-stamped spines with raised bands & tan leather labels, (lightly sunned). Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1835-1842. First and second edition mixed set, uniformly bound. A near fine set in a handsome binding. Alison's monumental History of Europe, "by far the most remarkable historical work of the century" -- Allibone, I:52. The set consists of second editions of volumes I....
Birmingham: Classics of Ophthalmology, 1991. 95 text illustrations. 208pp. 8vo, full decoratively gilt green leather, a.e.g. (New York: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1991). A fine copy. German born ophthalmologist who founded the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Facsimile of the N.Y., 1880 edition.
London: Richard Bentley, 1860. Translated by Mrs. Bushby. Thin 8vo, 3/4 black leather over marbled boards, marbled end-papers & edges, red spine label & elaborate gilt designs. London: Richard Bentley, 1860. Fine. First edition of this elegantly bound book of fairy-tales with a charming feminine bookplate from 1906.