The Adventures of Doctor Comicus or the Frolicks of Fortune. (Dr. Comicus)

[COMBE William] 1742-1823

VG, 1815, 1st ed, 15 pls (complete). In contemporary green quarter cloth over marked brown boards, corners & edges a little bumped & worn. Spine, worn ink title to white paper label, edges bumped & worn. Internally, coloured frontis, additional…

£500 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: B. Blake

The Punishments of China.

[MASON George Henry] 1770-1851

VG, 1st ed, 1801, 22 coloured pls. In contemporary red straight grain morocco, decorative gilt edge tooling, corners & edges rubbed. Spine, lightly worn, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling & titles, edges worn. Internally, 2 title leaves…

£2250 | Published: 1801 | Publisher: William Miller

Picturesque Views in Devonshire, Cornwall, &c.

[PAYNE William]

G, 1st ed, 1826, 16 colour plates. In modern dark red half morocco, over the original worn boards, gilt tooling, original gilt title to gilt tooled black calf label. Internally, frontis, [4], 16 hand coloured aquatint plates with grey wash…

£1400 | Published: 1826 | Publisher: Howlett and Brimmer,

The English Spy:

[WESTMACOTT Charles Molloy] 1787/8-1868 (Bernard Blackmantle Pseud.)

2 Vols, 1825 & 26, Near Fine, 1st ed 1st Issue, 72 pls (71 hand coloured 1 B&W), complete. In a superb full red morocco by Riviere and Son, tips a little brushed. Spines, raised bands, gilt titles, tiny spot to rear vol 1. Internally, white…

£1010 | Published: 1825 | Publisher: Sherwood, Jones and Co

Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c

BLACKER [William] 1777-1855

VG, 1855, 22 pls (mostly hand coloured). In the publishers embossed green cloth, corners & edges rubbed. Spine, gilt tooling & titles, edges bumped. Internally, frontis, engraved title page, [1], (ii-xi), [1], 259 pp, 22 pls (most hand…

£1100 | Published: 1855 | Publisher: Blacker

The History of Johnny Quae Genus the Little Foundling

COMBE William 1742-1823

VG, 1st ed, 1822, 24 fine, hand coloured platesOf the Late Doctor Syntax: A Poem, by the Author of the Three Tours. In red half leather with marbled boards, gilt tooling. Spine has raised bands, gilt tooling and title, leather faded slightly.…

£425 | Published: 1822 | Publisher: R Ackermann

The Northern Cambrian Mountains or a Tour Through North Wales,


1st ed, VG, 30 pls (of 30), 1817. The very desirable first edition, first issue with the 1815/16 imprint. In half red roan, small almost invisible mark, over contemporary green marbled boards, a little worn & scratched, corners & edges a…

£2250 | Published: 1817 | Publisher: Thomas Compton

The Naval Achievements of Great Britain. From the Year 1793 to 1817


First edition, early issue, 55 hand coloured plates & 1 B&W. In 20 century half calf over blue cloth, some gilt tooling, corners brushed. Spine, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling & titles. Internally, frontis, engraved title with…

£8250 | Published: 1817 | Publisher: J. Jenkins

The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales

LOUTHERBOURG Philippe Jacques De 1740-1812

1st ed, later issue, circa 1822, (plates with imprints and signatures removed), uncut, 36 leaves, 2 title pages and 2 leaves of descriptive text for each plate (titles and text in both English and French - the French text in double columns) 18 hand…

£3100 | Published: 1822 | Publisher: Robert Bowyer

The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales


VG, 1805 but later issue c1824, 18 coloured pls. In contemporary half green morocco, green cloth boards, corners & edges lightly bumped & worn, gilt tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles, edges rubbed. Internally, second edition,…

£1600 | Published: 1805 | Publisher: Robert Bowyer

A Picturesque Description of North Wales

McLEAN Thomas [M'LEAN] 1788 - 1875

1st ed, VG, 20 pls. In attractive modern half red calf, green cloth boards, some blind tooling, gilt title to contemp. red morocco label. Spine, raised bands, gilt title & tooling to green calf label. Internally, new endpapers, letter A in…

£1000 | Published: 1823 | Publisher: Thomas M'Lean

A History of British Birds

MORRIS Rev FO [Francis Orpen] 1810-1893

VG, 2nd eds, 358 coloured plates, 6 vols, 1860-64. In green embossed cloth, corners and edges bumped and worn, gilt image to upper covers. Spines, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles, edges lightly bumped. Internally, decorative endpapers…

£600 | Published: 1860 | Publisher: Groombridge and Sons

Six Views in North Wales, Coloured. No 5.


VG, c186?, 6 hand coloured illustrations. In the original publishers printed paper covers, no title to spine. Internally, 6 hand coloured illustrations made up of Beddgelert; 2 of Snowdon; Vales of Llanberis; Pont Aberglaslyn; & the Menai…

£75 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Newman & Co.