Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1844. First edition. Thomas De Quincey, 1775-1859. Pursuing ever more transgressive... Read More about The Logic of Political Economy
Edinburgh: Printed for Adam Black and William Tait.. 1826. First edition. Read More about Elements of Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry, for the Use of the Students in the Edinburgh...
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 200 Broadway. Philadelphia: George S. Appleton, 148 Chestnut St, 1843. Leech, John. First American Edition. Read More about The Fortunes of Hector O'Halloran, and his Man Mark Anthony O'Toole
London: Henry Colburn, 1841. First edition. Sporting Triple-Decker in Boards. Sadleir, who had a copy in boards, writes: "I remember an old bookseller in Edinburgh (who had been at one time employed by W.T. Spencer) telling me that Spencer regarded a board copy of THE OLD ENGLISH GENTLEMAN as one..... Read More about The Old English Gentleman, or, The Fields and the Woods
London: J. Taylor, 1811. First edition. An important work on the origins of the Gothic style in England. Read More about A Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England, During the Middle Ages, with Ten...
Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1798, 1803. First editions. IN BOARDS. "Intended as a continuation of Thomas Hutchinson's History of the Colony of Massachusets-Bay" (Evans)-a history of Massachusetts from 1748 to 1765, here in boards. Read More about Continuation of the History of the Province of Massachusetts Bay
Swansea: Printed for the Author by H. Griffith, and sold by Longman and Co., London, 1825. First edition. A scholarly examination of the Ossian poems and evidence. Read More about The Claims of Ossian, Examined and Appreciates: An Essay on the Scottish and Irish Poems...
London: Edward Moxon, Dover Street, 1833. First edition. Read More about Piozziana; or, Recollections of the Late Mrs. Piozzi, With Remarks by a Friend
London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, by J.Diggins, Saint Ann's Lane, 1813. Rowlandson, Thomas. First edition. UNCUT. According to the Advertisement, “The originals of the plates…were sketches made as souvenirs of the place during a visit to Scarborough, 1812. They were not intended for publication, but being found to..... Read More about Poetical Sketches of Scarborough: Illustrated by Twenty-One Engravings of Humorous Subjects…
London: J. Dodsley, 1781. Second edition, considerably enlarged. ALL THE SUBJECTS OF INTEREST. A defense of polygamy by a Methodist divine (1726-90), who believed that it was justified by Mosaic law and consistent with Christianity. The original edition appeared the year before in 2 volumes."The publication in 1780 of his..... Read More about Thelyphthora; or, A Treatise on Female Ruin, in its Causes, Effects, Consequences, Prevention,...
London: R. Ackermann, 1816. Read More about Studies of Boats and Coast Scenery: for Landscape and Marine Painters, Drawn & Etched in...
Edinburgh: Maclachan and Stewart, 1831. Second edition. Read More about Elements of Practical Chemistry, comprising a Systematic Series of Experiments Arranged So as to...
Berlin: Rücker, 1822. First edition. "In 1804 the Academy of Sciences in Berlin offered a price for the best essay on the structure and the function of the lungs. The Strasburg physician, Franz Daniel Reisseisen, obtained the price; Soemmering received honourable mention. The texts of both prize essays were jointly..... Read More about Über den Bau der Lungen - De fabrica pulmonum commentatio
Philadelphia: Printed for the Author. Lydia R. Bailey, Printer, 1820. First edition. "Chief contemporary authority on the audacious filibustering expedition against Mexico under Mina, launched with a handful of men, through Texas in 1817. Notable also for its advocacy of a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific via Nicaragua" (Howes)..... Read More about Memoirs of the Mexican Revolution: Including a Narrative of the Expedition of General Xavier...
London: F.S. Ellis [Printed by Strangeways and Walden, Printers, Castle St. Leicester Sq.], 1870. Large Paper copy, one of 25 printed for private circulation. ONE OF 25. Read More about Poems
London: R. Ackerman, 1822. Rowlandson, Thomas. First edition. The Last Syntax, in Original Boards. The last of the authentic Combe-Rowlandson Dr. Syntax series, whose success prompted numerous imitations. This remainder binding, in superb shape, resembles that seen on the earlier Syntax books, but we have never seen it on Johny..... Read More about The History of Johnny Quae Genus, the Little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax: a Poem, by the...
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...
New York: M'Dermut & Arden, 1814. An early American edition of what has been called the "earliest manual of household management with any pretensions to completeness, it called forth many imitations" (DNB). Originally published 1806 or 1807 in London, and the first American edition in 1807 in Boston. "The first..... Read More about A New System of Domestic Cookery, formed upon principles of Economy: and Adapted to the Use of...
London: Sherwood and Co, 1825. Sixth edition. A classic work, first published in 1814, which went into numerous editions. Read More about The Angler's Guide
Philadelphia: Published by A. Tower [J. H. Cunningham, printer], 1828. Read More about The Lady of the Lake; A Poem
Philadelphia: M. Carey, July 12, 1813. First American edition. Read More about Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisiting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, Collected in...
Boston: Published by Charles Williams and Joseph Delaplaine, Philadelphia [J. T. Buckingham, Printer], 1813-1814. Isaac Reed's Edition. Read More about The Plays of William Shakspeare in Six Volumes printed from the Text of Isaac Reed, Esq
London: Printed for the Author, by W. and A. Strahan; and sold by J. Murray, Fleet-street; P. Elmssly, Strand; C. Elliot, J. Balfour and R. Jamieson, Edinburgh, 1780. First edition. IN BOARDS. Shaw has come to prominence partly through his friendship with Samuel Johnson, to whom he was introduced in..... Read More about A Galic and English Dictionary. Containing all the Words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the...
London: Printed by and for Sampson Low Berwick Street, Soho, 1796. First edition, with half-title only in volume IV, but without title-page. UNCUT. Read More about Marchmont: A Novel
London: Printed for Mathews and Leigh, 18, Strand, 1808. First edition of Smith's biography. The “Monody” had appeared separately some years earlier, often in conjunction with the letters addressed to Miss Seward by Andre. Smith's biography is noted by the DNB as a source for Andrè. Read More about An Authentic Narrative of the Causes which led to the Death of Major Andrè, Adjutant-General of...