Collection of 35 first and early editions of his works.

all published in London (except as noted below): from 1801-1870.

Price: $9,500.00

About the item

47 vols. 8vo & 12mo. Uniformly bound in turn-of-the-20th-century full green crushed morocco, spines elaborately gilt in compartments, t.e.g., by Rivière & Son. Bookplate in each of Lowell Palmer, 1902. A few volumes with mild foxing at ends, spines evenly toned to brown and some sunning to covers, a few covers with little nicks or scrapes, but generally quite free from shelfwear, and as a whole very attractive. Bookplate of Lowell M. Palmer.

Item #235663

Substantial collection of the writings of on who, as "Hazlitt said in THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE (1825) ... 'improves upon acquaintance'; everyone can gain from knowing him better." (Nicholas Roe, ODNB).

Juvenalia; or, a Collection of Poems. Frontis. by Bartolozzi.London: J. Whiting, 1801. Frontispiece.With Half-title. 209 pp. Uncut (8-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches) Author's First Book •
Critical Essays. John Hunt, 1807. Half-title. With prospectus for The Examiner, 1 ad pp. •
The Descent of Liberty, A Mask. Gale, Curtis & Fenner, 1815. Half-title. •
The Story of Rimini, A Poem. Murray, et al., 1816. Half-title. •
Foliage. C & J Ollier, 1818. •
Amyntas, A Tale of the Woods. T & J Allman, 1820. Frontispiece. Half-title. •
The Months descriptive of the Successive Beauties of the Year. C & J Ollier, 1821. Half-title. •
Ultra-Crepidarius; a Satire on William Gifford. London: John Hunt, 1823. Half-title. 40; 2 ad pp. First edition of one of the scarest of Hunt's books. My Leigh Hunt Library by Luther A. Brewer, pp. 120-123•
Lord Byron and some of his Contemporaries. Colburn, 1828. 2 volumes. Frontispieces. 2d edition. •
Bacchus in Tuscany. Hunt, 1825. Half-title. 2 ad pp. •
The Poetical Works. Moxon, 1832. Half-title. 2 ad pp. •
Sir Ralph Esher. Colburn & Bentley, 1832. 3 volumes. •
The Seer; or Common-Places Refreshed. Moxon, 1840. •
A Legend of Florence. Moxon, 1840. •
The Palfrey; A Love Story of Old Times. How & Parsons, 1842. •
Imagination and Fancy. Smith, Elder, 1844. •
The Poetical Works. Moxon, 1844. •
Stories from the Italian Poets. Chapman & Hall, 1846. 2 volumes. •
Wit and Humour. Smith, Elder, 1846. Half-title. •
Men, Women, and Books. Smith, Elder, 1847. 2 volumes. Frontispiece. •
A Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla. Smith, Elder, 1848. Illustrated by Richard Doyle including additional engraved title page. 12 ad pp. •
The Town. Smith, Elder, 1848. 2 volumes. Half-titles. 4 ad pp. (Vol 2 with narrow stain to top margin.) •
Readings for Railways. Gilpin, 1849. Publisher's catalogue present. •
A Book for a Corner. Chapman & Hall, 1849. 2 volumes. •
The Autobiography. Smith, Elder, 1850. 3 volumes. Frontispieces in each volume (one detached, one a little chipped). Half-titles. •
Table-Talk. Smith, Elder, 1851. Half-title. •
The Religion of the Heart. Chapman, 1853. Half-title. •
Stories in Verse. Routledge, 1855. Frontispiece. Half-title. •
The Old Court Suburb. Hurst & Blackett, 1855. 2 volumes. •
A Saunter through the West End. Hurst & Blackett, 1861. •
The Correspondence. Smith, Elder, 1852. 2 volumes. Photographic frontispiece. •
The Book of the Sonnet. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1867. 2 volumes. With two etched portraits by William Evarts Benjamin. Edited with S. Adams Lee. Limited edition, 1 of 100 copies. •
A Tale for a Chimney Corner. Hotten, [1867]. •
A Day by the Fire. Sampson, Low, 1870. •
Essays. Scott, 1887. Later edition.