Liverpool: Printed for the Author by G.F. Harris' Widow and Brothers, 1834. Third Edition. Among the earliest books... Read More about The Fly Fisher's Guide
London: Printed by J. Johnston, Cheapside, 1820. Rowlandson, Thomas. First edition. This title is one of the many parodies and imitations of William Combe's very popular series of "Tours" of Doctor Syntax (published respectively in 1812, 1820 and 1821) which were also illustrated by Rowlandson. "Both Rowlandson and I.R. Cruikshank..... Read More about The Tour of Doctor Syntax through London, or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis. A Poem
London: Mathew Iley, Somerset Street, 1821. First edition. UNCUT AND IN BOARDS. This is a satire on Samuel Johnson"s Tour of the Hebrides. Read More about The Tour of Doctor Prosody, In Search of The Antique and The Picturesque through Scotland, The...
London: R.Ackermann's, 101 Strand, March 4, 1799. Read More about Hand-colored Print: Cries of London "All a growing, Here's Flowers for your Gardens."
[London: 1817]. Rowlandson, Thomas. Portfolio of 24 hand-colored aquatint plates printed on thick handmade wove paper from the Ackerman edition (London: 1817) of Oliver Goldsmith's “Vicar of Wakefield.” The plates here are bound in the same order they appeared in Goldsmith's novel, but lack the imprint information that appeared on..... Read More about Illustrations of the Vicar of Wakefield [cover title
New York: J.G. Wells, 1856. First American edition. Read More about The Complete History of the Russian War
London: Day and Son, [circa 1866]. First edition. Large paper deluxe hand-colored issue. VERY RARE LARGE PAPER, HAND COLORED ISSUE. The advertisements in the rear for "Choice Gift-Books" published by Day and Son include the present work, described as follows: "A history of Submarine Telegraphy, including an Account of the..... Read More about The Atlantic Telegraph
London: Seeley & Sons, Hatchard & Son, 1833. First edition. He writes of the history of the country and its present state with comments on its religion, customs and social life, including slavery, hospitals, prisons, the state of the Jews of Russia, Freemasonry, the army and navy, its agriculture, and..... Read More about Russia: or Miscellaneous Observations on the Past and present State of the country and Its...
London: R. Ackermann, [1822-3]. First edition. The complete four-volume Russia set from this celebrated work, consisting of descriptions and plates “to increase the store of knowledge concerning the various branches of the great family of Man, not only for adults, but … the instruction and amusement of the juvenile student.”. Read More about The World in Miniature … Russia
London: William Miller, 1809 [but T. Mc'Lean, circa 1822]. First edition, later issue. One of the Largest and Most Beautiful Hand Colored Plate Books. A very fine set of views after drawings by Henry Salt. Salt left London in 1802 for an eastern tour with Lord Valentia, visiting Indian and..... Read More about Twenty four views taken in St Helena, the Cape, India, Ceylon, Abyssinia & Egypt
London: Printed for Knight and Lacey, 1825. First edition. The Jury of Scottish Common Sense. Fletcher was the Scottish-born minister of the United presbyterian Church, who In April 1824, was prosecuted in the civil and ecclesiastical courts for breach of promise to marry Miss Eliza Dick. According to the DNB..... Read More about Trial of the Rev. Alexander Fletcher, A.M. before the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common...
Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars …, 1836. Lear, Edward. First edition. Lear’s Parrots. Read More about The Natural History of Parrots
London: Printed for Robert Triphook [B. M'Millan, Printer, Bow-street, Covent-Garden], 1824. With Five Cosway-Style Portraits Of the Author. Read More about An Inquiry into the Authenticity of Various Pictures and Prints, Which, from the Decease of the...
Boston: Carter, Hendee, and Babcock, 1831. First edition. Read More about A Manual containing Information Respecting the Growth of the Mulberry Tree, with Suitable...
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, . First Trade edition. Read More about El Rodeo. One Hundred Sketches Made in the Arena During the Great International Contest....
New York: White, Stokes & Allen, 1888. Skelding, Susie Barstow. Read More about Flowers from Field and Woodland
New York: White, Stokes & Allen, 1886. Skelding, Susie Barstow. First edition. Read More about Flowers from the Dell and Bower. Poems Illustrated by Susie Skelding
London: Goupil & Co, 1898. No. 2145 of 500 copies, printed on Japanese paper, with the additional set of plates. Read More about Charles I
London: J. Hatchard and Son, 187, Piccadilly, 1844. First edition. Read More about Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official
Chicago: The Art Embroidery Publishing CCompany, 1888. First edition. Read More about HOW TO SHADE EMBROIDERED FLOWERS AND LEAVES So As to Produce Natural and Artistic Effects also...
London: No. 4 Chandos Street Covent Garden, 1815. Later Issue and incomplete. Smith had studied sculpting under Nollekens and mezzotinting under John Keyse Sherwin, after which he was appointed Keeper of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Read More about Etchings of Remarkable Beggars Itinerant Traders and Other Persons of Notoriety in London and...
London: Published for the Proprietors. Printed by J. M'Creery, Black Horse-Court, 1817. Later issue with 48 instead of 23 plates. 48 Plates Depicting the Poor of London. Smith was Keeper of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. Read More about Etchings of Remarkable Beggars Itinerant Traders and Other Persons of Notoriety in London and...
London: American Art Association Anderson Galleries, 1930. Salomons, Sir David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-, second baronet (1851-1925), mechanic, was born on 28 June 1851, at 18 Brunswick Terrace, Hove, Sussex, only son of Philip Salomons (1796-1867), gentleman-at-arms, and his wife, Emma Abigail (1830-1859), daughter of Jacob Montefiore, merchant of Sydney, New South..... Read More about Rare & Valuable Colored Plate Books. from the Library of the Late Sir David Lionel...
Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co., Ltd, n.d. . First edition. Engraved and Printed at the Racquet Court Press by Edmund Evans. Read More about A Patrick’s Day Hunt
[London: Robert Scholey, 1814]. First Edition. "Incorrecrtly attrributed to G.M. Woodward (d. 1809) but perhaps by Marks." George Plate #1 Ex Nihilo Nihil Fit. Read More about Something concerning Nobody. Edited by Somebody. Embelliushed with fourteen characteristic...