THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CONCHOLOGICAL BOOK, IN A CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO BINDING Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells: Containing a New Arrangement of the Genera and Species, Illustrated by Coloured Engravings Executed from the Natural Specimens, and Including the Latest Discoveries. London: W.
Bulmer and Co. for William Miller, 1811 [but some plates watermarked 1813].
A voyage to the South Sea . . . for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in his majesty’s ship the Bounty, commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh. London, George Nicol, 1792 [including] A narrative of the mutiny, on board his majesty’s ship Bounty; and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship’s boat, from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies. Written by Lieutenant William Bligh.
London, George Nicol, 1790.
A satirical Poem. In which are contain’d the humorous Transactions, Speeches, and Behaviour of the Guests who were present at the Ceremony and Entertainment …
London: Printed by W. James … 1732.
SOLVING ‘SUBLIME ASTRONOMICAL PROBLEMBS’ The Doctrine of Eclipses, both solar and lunar; containing short and easy Precepts for computing solar and lunar Eclipses … fully and carefully explained, from the latest Discoveries and Improvements; whereby any Person of a moderate Capacity may be able in a short Time to solve those grand and sublime astronomical Problembs [sic]…
Norwich: printed by J. Crouse, for the Author, and sold by M. Booth … 1782.
THE SMALL OCTAVO WORKS POPE, Alexander.
The Works … Vol. I[-VI]. With explanatory Notes and Additions never before printed.
A fine set of the small octavo Works - Pope's preferred format - including the scarce supplementary Vol II. Part II.
WITH A LONG PUFF FOR NEWBERY TOY-SHOP (The);
or, sentimental Preceptor. Containing some choice Trifles, for the Instruction and Amusement of every little Miss and Master. Embellished with Cuts.
A charming illustrated juvenile based around a series of visits to a toy-shop – one of four(?) undated editions, priority not clear, published between about 1787 and 1790.
A FINE PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY HARRY FURNISS WITH A DRAWING OF SYLVIE AND BRUNO ‘CARROLL, Lewis’.
Sylvie and Bruno …
First edition, a presentation copy inscribed by the illustrator Harry Furniss on the half-title ‘To Miss Ethel I. Bolton with Harry Furniss’ and Sylvie and Bruno’s Best Wishes New Years Day 1890’, using the printed text of the half-title, with a drawing of Sylvie and Bruno holding up a banner bearing part of the presentation text. Sylvie and Bruno was published on 12 December 1889, so this copy was inscribed in the three weeks following publication.