London: T. Bensley for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. First edition. A William Blake Milestone: the First... Read More about A Father's Memoirs of His Child
[London]: Printed by F. Reeve, 1852. First edition. Read More about The Lay of the Bustle
London: Printed by T.W. for D. Browne, 1726. Hogarth. The first and second part of Hudibras were first printed in 1663; the third part first appeared in 1678. The three parts were not issued together until 1684. Hogarth did these small illustrations for Samuel Butler's mock-heroic Hudibras, published here for..... Read More about Hudibras. In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended: with...
London: Printed for D. Midwinter, 1694. Third Collected Edition. The first and second part of Hudibras were first printed in 1663; the third part first appeared in 1678. The three parts were not issued together until 1684, then again in 1689. Read More about Hudibras, in Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Late Wars. Corrected and Amended: with...
London: Alfred Bell & Co. Ltd., 6 Old Bond Street, June 1. 1931. Spirited Buxton Fox Hunting Print. A large, lively autumn fox hunting scene showing the huntsman and whips working hounds before an elegantly turned-out field in picturesque English countryside. Read More about Fox Hunting Scene
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1833. Third edition. Read More about Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: with Notices of His Life
New York: published by Kelly & Whitehill, 1868. Printed by Charles Hart. J.L. Giles was a Designer and Lithographer at 111 Nassau Street, NYC. Read More about Lithograph, colored: "The Great International Caledonian Games / Held at Jones Woods,...
London: Edward Moxon, 1837. Turner, J.M.W. Large paper copy on thick paper. Read More about The Poetical Works of …
[London: Hutchings & Crowley, 1882]. Read More about Ye Boke of Ye Olde Englishe Fayre holden at Cardyffe June, 1882
London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1812. Second edition. Read More about The Spirit of English Wit; or Post-Chaise Companion: being an Entertaining Budget of Laughable...
[c. 1800]. Carr, Sir John. Carr was a notorious writer, poet and illustrator, best known for his series of aquatint plate travel books depicting British and Continental views. He was Knighted in 1805 and satrized by Walter Scott and others. Byron begged to be omitted from his Descriptive Travels in..... Read More about Gathering the Nets, brush and sepia wash, inscribed on backing with “397” and collector’s...
London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1807. Carr, Sir John. First edition. Inscribed by Adenauer. Inscribed on the front free-endpaper from Konrad Adenauer to his Friend the Famous American Industrialist Dannie Heineman, Bonn November, 1952.Carr was a notorious writer, poet and illustrator, best known for his series of aquatint plate travel..... Read More about A Tour through Holland along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, in the South of Germany, in...
London: Published in the magazine “Passing Show”, August 15, 1936. Cartoon Original by Martin. A grande dame on a camping holiday makes inquiry of a local. Martin, a Londoner, was a contributor to a number of English magazines, including Punch, in the 1930s-40s. Read More about “What day does the dustman call, please?”: Original cartoon drawing, pen and wash on board,...
London: Published for the Proprietors by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, Paternoster Row, nd. Read More about Illustrations to the Poetical and Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart...from Drawings by George...
London: H. R. Young & T. H. Whiteley, 1819-20. Cruikshank, George. First Edition thus. In 1788 James Caulfield, author and printseller, began his work Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters of Remarkable Persons, a series of reproductions of old portrait paintings and copies of rare old or popular prints accompanied by letterpress..... Read More about Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons from the Revolution in 1688 to the End...
London: Cadell and Davies, 1817. The earliest state of the plates, one of a few copies thus issued, for the publisher’s edition of 1818. The Smirke Plates for Quixote, Proofs on India paper. Robert Smirke was an English painter and illustrator who specialized in small paintings showing subjects taken from..... Read More about Engravings, Illustrative of Don Quixote, from pictures by Robert Smirke
London: Newby, 1847. Cruikshank, George. Read More about The Yule-Log, for Everybody’s Christmas Hearth; shewing where it grew; how it was cut and...
London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, T. Payne, Cadell and Davies, 1810. First edition. Read More about Illustrations of the Lives and Writings of Gower and Chaucer. Collected from Authentick Documents
Golden Cockerel Press, 1929-1931. Gill, Eric. Copy no. 358 of 485 copies (total edition of 500). Eric Gill's Canterbury Tales. Universally acknowledged to be one of Gill's greatest achievement, and deservedly sought after as one of the finest illustrated books of the twentieth century. Read More about The Canterbury Tales
London: Orme, 1811; 1812. First edition of Practical Illustration of Gilpin’s Day; second edition of Essay. Beautifully colored example of this guide to watercolor painting. Read More about A Practical Illustration of Gilpin’s Day, Representing the Various Effects on Landscape Scenery...
London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First edition. The Heckscher copy. A collection of sketches, many relating to hunting. Not in the Heckscher sale catalogue but with the bookplates. Read More about Crumbs from a Sportsman's Table
London: Grattan and Gilbert, 1841. Onwhyn. First edition. Cockton was an influence on Dickens. Read More about George St. George Julian, The Prince
London: Printed by J. Johnston, Cheapside, 1820. Rowlandson, Thomas. First edition. Syntax imitation. 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..... Read More about The Tour of Doctor Syntax through London, or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis. A Poem
London: William Jackson (Books) Ltd 18 Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, 1930. First edition, one of 550 copies signed. Read More about The Man from Kilsheelan: A Tale
Waltham Saint Lawrence Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, . First edition, Number 38 of 250 copies, signed by Gibbings and Coppard on dedication page. Read More about Rummy That Noble Game Expounded In Prose, Poetry, Diagram And Engraving By A.E. Coppard And...