London: Printed for J. Johnson et al [by J. Woodfall, Printer, Paternoster-row], 1808. Read More about The British Essayists; with Prefaces , Historical and Biographical by
Although printed in 1785, the introductory matter was destroyed by fire, and Ritson abandoned the completion of it. The sheets eventually fell into the hands of Triphook, who issued it thus, with a new title page, preface, and, according to him a portrait by "Mrs. Park of Hampstead" - which..... Read More about
Cagne-sur-Mer, France: The L-D Allen Press, 1952. One of 300 copies. Read More about La Porte de Malétroit
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1863. Paton, Noel & Walter. Later edition (First was 1849). Read More about Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems
London: Printed for Longmans, Green, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. First edition. IN BOARDS, UNCUT. Subscriber's list (p. ix-xliv) includes The King, Duke of York. Alexander Boyd who took 10 copies (as marked in pen), Sir Walter Scott (10 copies), James Watt, et al This book was published to get..... Read More about A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and |Brown, 1823. First edition. Read More about A Collection of Poems, chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors
London: printed for Longmans, Hurst, Rees and Orme, ater-Noster Row, 1804. First Edition. Read More about Miscellaneous Plays
Glasgow: John S. Marr, 1866. First edition. Read More about One Hundred Songs
Edinburgh: for William Creech & T. Cadell, London, 1787. First edition. An attractive copy of this interesting work: “The book is well wrote” (p.104) and was discussed by Beattie with Samuel Johnson (p.105 “The Scots have been accused of misapplying the active verb, To want … I mentioned this to..... Read More about Scoticisms, arranged in Alphabetical Order, designed to correct improprieties of speech and writing
Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable, 1822. First edition. Read More about The Pirate
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1895. First American edition. Read More about Slain by the Doones and other Stories
Brooklyn, New York: Printed by Thomas Kirk, Sands-street, 1807. Fourth American Edition from the ninth and last London edition. Balir was a central figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. Here offered in edition by the first Brooklyn Printer of his lectures while he was the Regius Chair of Rhetoric and Belles..... Read More about Lectures on Rhetoric and Belle Lettres
County Fife, Scotland: November 2, 1795. [With:] HORSBRUGH, Thomas, Deputy sheriff clerk. Autograph Letter, signed (“Thos. Horsbrugh”), to Claud I Boswell. Cupar, Scotland: 24 October 1795. 4to (10 x 15 3/4 inches; 250 x 400 mm. across the fold). 3 1/4 pp. Usual fold lines. A very good copy. Torrential..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“Claud I. Boswell, Sheriff of Fife”), to First Viscount Melville...
London: Foulis for E. and C. Dilly, 1768. First edition, with cancels at E2 & Z3. First edition in contemporary binding of Boswell's first major work — an account of his trip to Corsica and his meeting with General Pasquale Paoli, leader of the Corsican independence movement. "With its reports..... Read More about An Account of Corsica, The Journal of a Tour to that Island and memoirs of Pascal Paoli
Edinburgh: Printed for the Author, by J. Orphoot, 1822. The Second Edition, Improved. Dedicated to Sir Walter Scott. Read More about Description of the Abbeys of Melrose, and Old Melrose, with Their Traditions
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1908. First edition, variant binding, without ads. Interesting collection of Buchan’s early literary journalism, with emphasis on Scottish themes, including Prince Charles Edward and the Jacobite cause. Read More about Some Eighteenth Century Byways and other essays
Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co, nd [c. 1886]. Read More about The Complete Works of
Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co, 1886. Edition de Luxe. One of 1000 numbered sets. Read More about The Complete Works of
London: printed for the editor by Richards and Co, 1821. Read More about The Works ... Including His Letters to Clarinda, and the Whole of His Suppressed Poems: With an...
London and Edinburgh: A. Fukkarton and Co, nd. Read More about The Works of Robert Burns. edited by The Ettrick Shepard, and William Motherwell
London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, 1813. Read More about The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life
London: Printed for Willaim Allason, No. 31, New Bond Street and J. Maynard, Fanton Street, Haymarket, 1819. “A New Edition”. An attractive set of Burns works in an American acid-stained binding. Read More about The Works of … with an Account of His Life … as Edited by James Currie, M.D
London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, 1809. Sixth Edition. Read More about The Works of...with an Account of His Life
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1915. One of 475 copies printed on japan Vellum paper. Read More about The Cotter's Saturday Night
[London], Middle Scotland Yard Whitehall: 19 March , n.y.[after 1822]. Thomas Campbell: "a prim pure presbyterian poetaster" A witty acceptance letter to the mother of Thomas Hughes (author of TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS), from the Scottish poet Campbell (1777-1844), author of THE PLEASURES OF HOPE. Accepting the invitation to breakfast..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "T. Campbell" to Mrs. [John] Hughes, accepting her invitation...
Sydenham: 19 February 1816. Campbell (1777-1844) writes to an unnamed recipient, declining to review a volume of poetry but offering his services in making an introduction and mentioning the author and editor William Gifford and the publisher John Murray. The letter reads, in part: "Respecting the volume of Poems …..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("T. Campbell"