• The Prophetess;

    The Prophetess - 1758 printed; The Anatomist or Sham-Doctor- printed 1735; The Loves of Mars & Venus- printed 1743; The Humours of Elections- printed 1737; The Fair Circassian - 1743; Jealous Lovers - 1753; Virtue Betray'd or Anna Bullen & A Wife Well Manag'd: A Farce - printing of 1737.
    AU $350.00
    Language: French
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  • The Spectator. (Addison, Steele et al) 1747 reprint

    This famous and influential periodical (635 issues) was published from March 1711 to December 1712. It comprised essays by Joseph Addison (274), Richard Steele (236), Alexander Pope, Thomas Tickell, and other contributors, probably including Jonathon Swift.
    AU $275.00
    Subject: Literature & Fiction
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  • Ocellus Lucanus

    AU $200.00
    Language: French
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  • Trial of Katharine Nairn & Patrick Ogilvie for Incest & Murder 1765 at Edinburgh

    Katharine Nairn and Patrick Ogilvie were involved in a sort of eighteenth-century soap opera. Nairn was married to Thomas Ogilvie, a man twice her age. Thomas was poisoned and died. Her testimony is suspect because Alexander was in line to inherit the estate if both his brothers died childless, and her report was entirely damning.
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  • Antiquarian NATURAL HISTORY by Count De Buffon,9 Vols,London 1785,Hobart Town.

    NATURAL HISTORY. General and Particular by The Count De Buffon.Translated into English. illustrated with above 300 Copper-plates. published by W.Strahan & T.Cadell,London,MDCCLXXXV.1785,Second edition,assuming the first edition was in French.
    AU $1,530.00
    Subject: Natural History
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    Language: English
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  • 1753 An Account Of The Life And Travels of John Fothergill First Edition Scarce

    John Fothergill. A scarce work detailing the lift and missions of Quaker preacher and missionary, John Fothergill. The work was completed by Fothergill shortly before his death with the intention to be published afterwards.
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  • 1714, Eleven Sermons for Special Occasions by Reverend John Piggott *RARE*

    Together with Mr Pilkingtons Recantation of the Errors of the Roman Church as twas published by Mr Piggott. Rare 1714 edition. See photos for a list of the sermons contained in book.
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  • 1722 Daniel Defoe Moll Flanders The Fortunes and Misfortunes Rare First Edition

    Though the work was originally published as if it were an autobiography, it was attributed to Defoe after his death. One of Defoe's most famous works, second only to Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders is a first-person picaresque novel purportedly written by the heroine herself.
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  • 1743 THE CHACE Somervile Early HUNTING poem LEATHER

    After his father's death in 1705 he lived on his estate, devoting himself especially to field sports, which supplied the subjects of his best-known poems. In a full calf binding. The rear hinge is strained but holding.
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  • Histoire de Charles XII. Roi de Suede. Avec anecdotes sur le Czar Pierre Premier

    Hardcover, sm 8vo., old calf stamped in gilt on spine, raised bands. marbled endpapers, title page printed in red & black.
    AU $100.00
    Subject: History
    AU $8.55 postage
    Author: VoltaireLanguage: French
  • 1770 The Adventurer Volume The Second New Edition Dr Johnson John Hawkesworth

    John Hawkesworth (Editor). The Adventurer included contributions from many, with John Hawesworth and Samuel Johnson as forerunners. The Adventurer was a bi-weekly newspaper undertaken after the conclusion of its successful predecessor The Rambler.
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  • The Reverie: or A Flight to the Paradise of Fools.

    8vo's, full calf, raised bands, Vol. [1] 286 pp.
    AU $295.00
    Language: EnglishBinding: Leather
  • Rapin's History of England Vol.1 Circa 1743 Very Large Leather Bound Volume

    Author: Rapin De Thoyras. Year Published: 1743. Page are very good quality and in great condition. It looks like it was professionally rebound at a later date with very strong and thick boards. Binding: Leather, raised bands.
    AU $850.00
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  • 1779 A Journal of the Life Travel and Labours of John Griffith Very Scarce

    John Griffith. This biographical work charts the life, travel and ministry John Griffith. Leather Binding,Rebound. A very scarce biography. With the bookplate of John Barclay to the front pastedown.
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  • The Reverie: or A Flight to the Paradise of Fools. In 2 Volumes

    AU $295.00
    Language: English
    AU $14.00 postage
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  • 1791 RARE Scottish Holy Bible Edinburgh Scotland Kerr Complete

    Th -century Scottish Holy Bible printed by Kerr. Edinburgh : Printed by Mark and Charles Kerr, His Majesty's Printers, MDCCXCI. Year Printed 1791. Publisher Mark and Charles Kerr, His Majesty's Printers.
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  • Julie: ou Hereux Repentir, d'Anecdote Historique(1768) Lucille: etc.

    8vo, calf with expertly re-inforced leather spine, marbled endpapers, one corner scuffed but a firm clean copy of an early work in French. Engraved frontis and title vignettes. pp63; pp156; pp80.
    AU $395.00
    Language: French
    AU $8.55 postage
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  • 1707 John Locke A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistles of St Paul Essay First Ed

    A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle of St Paul to the Romans (1707, First Edition). A Paraphrase and Notes on the Epistle of St Paul to the Ephesians (1707, First Edition). A Paraphrase and Notes on the First Epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians (1706, First Edition).
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  • lot of 3 rare antique old little leather books Homer 1787 1788 French language

    Paris during the year MDCCLXXXVII (1787 - 3rd edition). Leather binding. Gilded pages’ edges. Text in french. Paris during the year MDCCLXXXVIII (1788 - 2nd edition)., 294 pages. Year Printed 1788.
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  • Rare antique old Leather book 1775 Science Fiction Novel spaceman alien Mercury

    Published in Paris in 1775. Year Printed 1775. bunch of old Stuff for lots of great books and more. Topic Science Fiction. Binding leather. Subject Literature & Fiction. text is in French. ouvrage ,physique, chymique, politique et moral, Dedie aux Savans.
    AU $1,352.42
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  • antique old leather small book The Works of Virgil 1790 J Dodsley London edition

    Publisher J Dodsley, Pall Mall. printed for J. Dodsley, In Pall-Mall. London, 1790. The Works of Virgil, in English Verse. The Aeneid translated by the Rev. Mr. Christopher Pitt, The Eclogues and Georgics by the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton.
    AU $137.32
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  • 1738 1st ed Military Battle WAR Tactics Guns Cannons Mines Vauban Fortification

    Cannons and artillery. Battle tactics. Printing Year 1738. Year Printed 1738. Subject Military & War. Special Attributes 1st Edition. Very Safe. Size: ~5in X 8in (13cm x 20cm).
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  • 1717 Paradise Retriev'd. Managing and Improving Fruit Trees S Collins Scarce 1st

    The title page states that this work is contrary to the views of 'Mr Lawrence and Others Upon Gardening'. It is very possible that the writing Collins is contrasting is Rev John Lawrence's The Clergy-Man's Recreation: Shewing the pleasure and profit of the Art of gardening from 1714.
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  • 1754 10vols The Work of Alexander Pope Illustrated Leather Uncommon

    The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. The work of the renowned poet, Alexander Pope. Alexander Pope. In a uniform calf binding, with gilt detailing to the spine. Externally sound. Spotting and offsetting to the front and rear paste downs and endpapers.
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  • New listing1774 4vol The Works of Charles Churchill Illustrated Fifth Edition Poetry Satire

    Charles Churchill. John Churchill : London. Churchill wrote satires on a range of subjects. The fifth edition. Early Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding,Rebound. In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to spines and board edges.
    AU $1,081.86
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  • 1720 2vol A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster John Stow John

    John Stow; Edited by John Strype. A scarce and highly influential work by John Stow, which was edited and extended by John Strype. Containing chapters on the Tower of London, The Savoy, history and laws of London, and much more.
    AU $1,309.22
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  • New listing1766 11vol Works of Jonathan SWIFT Scarce

    Jonathan Swift. An early edition of the collected works of Jonathan Swift, containing his letters, essays, poems and short stories. Swift is probably the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry.
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  • 1777 The Oxford Sausage Select Poetical Pieces Thomas Warton Illustrated

    Thomas Warton. Stated to Copac that the editor of this anthology was Thomas Warton, an English literary critic, historian and poet. The Oxford Sausage Or Select Poetical Pieces Written by the Most Celebrated Wits of the University of Oxford.
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  • New listing1758 Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd John Milton Baskerville First Edition

    The first Baskerville editions of John Milton's epic poems. Both are written in blank verse and relate to Christian history. Paradise Lost concerns the Biblical story of the Fall of Man, the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden.
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  • New listing1732 4vol A General Collection of Treatys Declarations of War..And Other Publick

    A General Collection of Treatys Declarations Of War, Manifestos and Other Publick Papers Relating to Peace and War. In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spine. Externally, generally smart.
    AU $1,650.25
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  • 1793 The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book T Sheraton First Edition

    Thomas Sheraton was the most powerful source of inspiration behind the furniture of the late 18th century and this work explains a lot of the thought behind his designs. He was one of the 'big three' English furniture designers of this century, alongside Chippendale and Hepplewhite.
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  • 1709 Book COMMON PRAYER Sacraments Rites Illustrated

    A lovely book of common prayer dating from the early eighteenth-century. Illustrated,Leather Binding. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. An authentic and important book. often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.
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  • New listing1797 The Gentleman's and Connoisseur's Dictionary of Painters Pilkington Scarce

    Rev. M Pilkington. Pilkington was a satirist, art historian and church minister. He is best known for his Dictionary of Painters. This work was widely published through several editions. The dictionary contains biographies of the artists and critical rankings of their ability as well as an analysis of the art market in the Netherlands and England.
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  • 1785 Poems Upon Several Occasions English Italian.. John Milton Thomas Warton

    Many people considered this work to be the best edition of Milton's shorter poems which inspired Warton to publish a second edition including 'Paradise Lost' and 'Paradise Regained'. Edited by Thomas Warton, with extensive critical notes.
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  • 1782-88 6vol Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon First and early

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire traces the trajectory of Western civilisation from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium and therefore spans a nearly 1500 year period from 98 to 1590 of the Roman Empire.
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  • 1725 1st ed Physician St Andre on WITCHCRAFT Demons Witches Sorcery Occult MAGIC

    In this work, Saint Andre denounces popular practices of witchcraft and sorceries and demonstrates examples in supporting against these. Printing Year 1725. Year Printed 1725. Topic Occult. st edition.
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  • 1795 2vol A View of the Causes and Progress of the French Revolution John Moore

    In 1795 Moore published A View of the Causes and Progress of the French Revolution (2 vols.)., which assesses the financial conditions that led to events in 1789. (xi) (v) 449pp.; (viii) 505pp. The very scarce first edition of this history of the French Revolution by John Moore.
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  • 1799 Beauties Of The Anti-Jacobin Or Weekley Examiner Containing Every Article

    The Anti-Jacobin, or, Weekly Examiner was a newspaper founded by George Canning in 1797. An uncommon early edition of The Beauties of the Anti-Jacobin; or, Weekly Examiner. In a half calf binding with marbled paper boards.
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  • 1675 Huguenot Psalms Holy Bible EXQUISITE Gold Leather BINDING Beza & Marot

    Published : Charenton : Etienne Lucas, 1675. Publisher : Charenton : Etienne Lucas, 1675. Main author : Holy Bible. Binding : tight and secure EXQUISITE 24k gold leaf leather binding. Binding Leather.
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  • 1794 JOHN THOMSON Tables of Interest leather SIGNED

    John Thomson. Tables of Interest. In a full calf binding. Externally, rubbed. The title is written in faded ink on the spine. Internally, the binding is fairly tight and firm with all pages attached.
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  • 1735 Enquiry into the Life&Writings of HOMER SCARCE 1ST

    Thomas Blackwell (1701 –1757) was a Scottish classical scholar, born at Aberdeen. He took the degree of M.A. at the Marischal College in 1718. He was appointed professor of Greek in 1723, and was principal of the institution from 1748 until his death on the 8th of March 1757.
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  • c1753 The School of Man FRANCOIS GENARD Leather

    An English translation, The School of Man, a Moral, Critical and Anecdotal Work appeared in 1753 and ran to at least five editions. Francois Genard. One of the most interesting aspects of the work is the satire upon contemporary characters revealed by the 'key', and including Charles Edward Stuart [Tartus], King Louis XIV [Augustus], abd Voltaire [Terona].
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  • 1793 11vols of The Plays of William Shakespeare Leather Illustrated

    The Plays of William Shakespeare. The Fourth Edition. William Shakespeare; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens. The plays of William Shakespeare in a uniform leather binding and illustrated throughout.
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    Author: William ShakespeareLanguage: EnglishBinding: Leather
  • 1791-95 75 plays in25vols British Theatre John Bell Congreve Bickerstaff Milton

    John Bell : London. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was a noted and varied collector. She kept prolific diaries from 1784 until her death in 1839 which included her responses to current events and occasions in her daily life.
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  • 1709 6vol Tonson Shakespear First Edition after the Folio Editions Scarce N Rowe

    Jacob Tonson : London. William Shakespeare; Nicholas Rowe. Rowe basing his edition on the Fourth Folio paved the way for eighteenth century editors of Shakespeare, as subsequently they tended to use the Fourth Folio as their basis.
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    Author: William ShakespeareLanguage: EnglishBinding: Leather
  • 1799 The New Weeks Preparation for A Worthy.. W Bent Signed Authorized Edition

    A late eighteenth century edition of The New Week's Preparation. W Bent : London. Legitimised by the recto of frontispiece which states 'published by authority'. The note observes that this edition is printed on fine paper with a copper-plate frontispiece and title page.
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  • 1795 The Oeconomy of Human Life Robert Dodsley Illustrated

    Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written by an Ancient Bramin. To Which is Prefixed an Account of the Manner in Which the Said Manuscript was Discovered. First thus, the first edition with these illustrations.
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  • 1794 1ed EARLY American Bible Commentary on Isaiah Old Testament Prophecy Lowth

    Robert Lowth was an 18. LOWTH, Robert. “The best English translation of the Prophecy of Isaiah!”. “without doubt, as a whole, [it is] the best English translation of the prophecy of Isaiah.”. In fact, theologian EJ Waggoner said of this work.
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