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

Dramatic Characters, or Different Portraits of the English Stage.

[GARRICK David] 1717-1779

VG, 1st ed, 24 pls (hand coloured - complete). In modern full calf, decorative gilt edge tooling. Spine, gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red morocco label. Internally, engraved French title leaf, engraved English title leaf,…

£1950 | Published: 1770 | Publisher: Robt. Sayer. and Jnno. Smith.

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

The History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster; with the Charter-House, the School of St. Paul?s, Merchant Taylors, Harrow, and Rugby, and the Free-School of Christ?s Hospital

ACKERMANN R [Rudolph] 1764-1834

First edition, complete with forty eight hand coloured plates. In late 19c handsome crimson straight-grain morocco, decorative gilt rectangular & diamond panels, by Rivière & Son, spine gilt in compartments, inner gilt dentelles, t.e.g.,…

£2100 | Published: 1816 | Publisher: R. Ackermann

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

Of 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. Internally, marbled endpapers, (5), 267 pp, (1),…

£425 | Published: 1822 | Publisher: R Ackermann

The Northern Cambrian Mountains or a Tour Through North Wales,


1st ed, VG, 30 pls (of 30), 1817. In half red roan, over contemporary green marbled boards, a little worn & scratched, corners & edges a lightly bumped & worn, some gilt tooling. 20c spine red calf, gilt title & tooling. [6], 30 coloured…

£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 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, with Branch…

£1600 | Published: 1805 | Publisher: Robert Bowyer