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Pharmacopoeia Officinalis & Extemporanea. Or, A Complete English Dispensatory, In Four Parts… The Ninth Edition, much enlarged and corrected.
London: J. Osborn and T. Longman, 1733. Thick 8vo, xvi, 700, lx (index) pages. Original calf, final two leaves creased, lacking rear free end-paper. William Blake’s copy, signed by him on the title-page “William Blake his Book” in brown ink. The signature corresponds almost exactly with the example reproduced by... more

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Poetical Sketches. By W.B.
London: 1783. Slim 8vo, 76pp. Complete with the final blank. Full green morocco, enclosed in a quarter green morocco box. Washed and pressed. First edition of Blake’s first book, of which 23 copies are recorded with one of these still untraced but possibly in private hands in New York. Of... more

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Geographical Memoir upon Upper California, in illustration of his Map of Oregon and California, by John Charles Frémont: Addressed to the Senate of the United States. [Senate Misc. Document No. 148].
Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. 8vo, 67 pp. Original blue wrappers. Old creasing and some waterstaining throughout, wrappers edgeworn and soiled, lower panel detached and with one corner torn away. Complete in good condition. First edition of Frémont’s narrative accompaniment to his “Map of California and Oregon” (1848),... more

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A Visit to William Blake’s Inn. Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travellers. Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provense.
New York: HBJ, 1980. Thin 4to, 45pp. Illus. in color throughout. Original cloth, unclipped dust-jacket. Tiny closed tear to upper edge of dustjacket’s upper panel, otherwise fine and protected in glassine. First edition, second printing (“BCDE” on copyright page, no Caldecott medal on jacket). Children’s book by a Blake aficionada... more

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The Newcomes. Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family. Edited by Arthur Pendennis Esqre. Illustrated by Richard Doyle.
London: Bradbury and Evans, October 1853 - August 1855. 8vo., 24 parts in 23, 13, 1-32; 8, 33-64, 8; 12, 66-96, 8, 4, 4; 12, 98-128, 8, 4, [28]; [12], 129-160, 8, [2]; 8, [2], 161-192, [2]; 8, 193-224, [4]; 8, 225-256; 8, 257-288; 8, 289-320, 4, [20]; 8, 321-352,... more

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A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words are Deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers...the Fourth Edition, Revised by the Author.
London: Printed by W. Strahan, For W. Strahan, J. & F. Rivington...MDCCLXXIII (1773) 2 vols., folio, 580 leaves; 592 leaves; title printed in red and black. Rebacked contemporary tree calf, five raised bands, backstrip with red and black morocco labels with titling stamped in gilt. Board edges somewhat rubbed, minor... more

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer’s Comrade)...by Mark Twain. With One Hundred and Seventy-Four Illustrations.
New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Small 4to., 366 pp., 174 b&w illustrations including frontispiece, portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Original library sheep binding expertly rebacked, with title labels to backstrip on red and black morocco. Corners rubbed, minor scattered foxing and chipping, otherwise a nice copy of... more

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Gulliver’s Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World...Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
London: J. M. Dent & Co., New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1909. Large 8vo., xv, 291 pp., 12 color plates, head- and tailpieces, title page printed in brown and green. Publishers blue cloth extensively illustrated in gilt, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers. Boards are slightly rubbed at the... more

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Annotations by Sam. Johnson & Geo. Steevens, and the Various Commentators, upon Hamlet, written by William Shakespere. [bound with] Annotations...upon Macbeth...[bound with] Annotations...Othello...
London: Printed for, and under the Direction of, John Bell, British-Library, Strand, Bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, MDCCLXXXVII (1787). Three vols. in one, 12mo., 200; 146; 156 pp., with woodcut headpieces. Rebound in quarter-calf, with green buckram boards, four raised bands and title information to backstrip... more

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A Thousand Notable Things. Containing Modern Curiosities...
London: Printed for G. Conyers, at the Ring in Little Britain, n.d. [circa 1700]. Small 8vo., 1-12, 49-228, , 1-24, 37-48, 25-36, with woodcut diagrams in text. Rebacked blind-panelled calf with title stamped in gilt to backstrip. Binding is in poor condition having suffered from a inadequate repair, extensive ink... more

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A Dictionary of the English Language: In Which the Words are Deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers...the Sixth Edition.
London: Printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Payne and Son...MDCCLXXXV (1785). 2 vols., 4to., 551 leaves; 545 leaves; engraved frontispiece in vol. I. Rebacked contemporary blind-tooled tree calf, five raised bands, backstrip with red and black morocco labels with titling stamped in gilt. Board edges somewhat... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of John Milton.
London: William Pickering, 1845. Three vols., 8vo., cxxxiv, [4], 153; 372; 334 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of William Collins.
London: William Pickering, 1830. 8vo., lxxii, 150 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and ALdine device of the titlepage. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to backstrip, marbled endpapers.... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell.
London: William Pickering, 1852. 8vo., xxxii, 185 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to backstrip, marbled endpapers.... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of James Thomson.
London: William Pickering, 1847. Two vols., 8vo., cxxxvi, 234; 292 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Robert Burns.
London: William Pickering, 1830. Two vols., 8vo., lxx, 288; 360 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser.
London: William Pickering, 1852. Five vols., 8vo., lxxvi, 282; vi, 295; vi, 296; vi, 305; vi, 317 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope.
London: William Pickering, 1831. Three vols., 8vo., clxii, 168; viii, 311; vii, 363 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior.
London: William Pickering, 1835. Two vols., 8vo., xlii, 280; viii, 343 pp., with an engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of William Falconer.
London: William Pickering, 1836. 8vo., viii, 236 pp., Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to backstrip, marbled endpapers. Joints and corners... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside.
London: William Pickering, 1835. 8vo., xciv, 303 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to backstrip, marbled endpapers.... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Jonathan Swift.
London: William Pickering, 1833. Three vols., 8vo., cxiv, 256; viii, 358; viii, [368] pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill with Copious Notes and a Life of the Author by W. Tooke F.R.S.
London: William Pickering, 1844. Three vols., 8vo., cxii, 256; 352; 355, [1] pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Sir Thomas Wyatt.
London: William Pickering, 1831. 8vo., xcvi, 244 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to backstrip, marbled endpapers.... more

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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White.
London: William Pickering, 1830. 8vo., lviii, 252 pp., engraved frontisportrait, and Aldine device on the title-page. Contemporary half green calf, red marbled boards heightened in gilt, five raised bands with gilt-tooled panel decoration to backstrip, red and black morocco label strips with title information in gilt to backstrip, marbled endpapers.... more

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