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(CHATTERTON, Thomas). THE EXECUTION OF SIR CHARLES BAWDIN. £ 1,500.00

London. W. Goldsmith. 1772. pp. (ii), iv, 26. 4to. Last leaf repaired, affecting the text minimally, all words are readable. Some foxing, title page a little grubby. 1st edition, with the Goldsmith rather than the Newberry imprint, of the first of Chatterton's Rowley forgeries to be printed. ESTC T33753. BOUND WITH:- MICKLE, William Julius. SIR MARTYN, A Poem in the manner of Spenser. London. Flexney. 1777. pp. 6, (ii) of glossary, 71, (i). 4to. Vingette on title page, slightly browned. 1st published in 1767 as 'The Concubine'. ESTC T27760; BOUND WITH (BARBAULD, Anna Letitia). POEMS. London. Joseph Johnson. 1773. pp. vi, 138. 4to. p.2 misnumbered 4. Resetting of the 1st edition, H3 cancelled leaf. ESTC T74944. Half red morocco, marbled boards, head and tail of spine slightly rubbed.

Reference: 37254

 
(COMBE, William). THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX in Search of the (Picturesque) A Poem. £ 30.00

London. R. Ackermann. 1823. pp. 276. Coloured frontis and 29 plates. Smal 8vo. Offsetting from the plates. Full calf, later spine. The book needs recasing, it is becoming detached from its binding.

Reference: 129560

 
(MARTIN, John; SCOTT, Sir Walter.) LANDSCAPE ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE WAVERLEY NOVELS, with Descriptions of the Views. £ 60.00

London. Charles Tilt. 1832. 2 vols. 78 plates of which 5 are lacking, namely Solway Firth from Allonby, Tolbooth, Coldingham, Warwick from Kenilworth, & Solwy Sands. Royal 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards. Some foxing. Vol 1 Waverley to Legend of Montrose; Vol 2 Ivanhoe to Woodstock. With the bookplate of B C A Prior and previous owners name on front free enapper. Sold as a collection of plates.

Reference: 86340

 
ALLARD, James Robert. ROMANTICISM, MEDICINE, AND THE POET'S BODY. £ 30.00

Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2007. pp. vii, 166. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9780754658917. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 30379

 
ANON. PURSUITS OF AGRICULTURE; A Satirical Poem, in Three Cantos, with Notes. £ 275.00

London. John Joseph Stockdale. 1808 - 1810. pp. 249, (i) of adverts, 12, (viii) of adverts. 8vo. Later boards and paper spine. The pagination is continious between the three cantos even though Canto Three was published in 1810. There is some foxing throughout and a small amount of pencil marginalia in Canto Three. The 12 page section at the back of the book is ABOLITION OF TITHES. A Short Letter to the Rev. T.C. Munnings; exposing the futility of his pretended Agricultural Improvements, and proposing a very simple but very efficacious Plan for ameliorating the condition of the Farmers, by a gradual and general Abolition of Tithes.Ninth Edition, corrected and enlarged. London. For the Author by J.J. Stockdale. 1810. Norfolk related work.

Reference: 129471

 
ANON. THE MIRROR of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction. Vol IV, No XCVI. Saturday, July 31, 1824. £ 5.00

London. J. Limbird. 1824. pp.81 - 96. 8vo. Disbound. With an illustration of Mary of Buttermere's House and relevant article.

Reference: 19717

 
ASH, C.B. THE POETICAL WORKS OF C.B. ASH OF ADBASTON. £ 150.00

London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green 1831. 2 vols bound together. pp. (ii), xvi, 303; x, 312. Errata slip loosely inserted, additional leaf opposite p. 144 in Vol. 2. 8vo. Upper and lower edges with very minor water staining. Contemporary cloth, slightly grubby. With the bookplate of J O Edwards. In the Advertisment on p. xii the author says, talking about his poem Adbaston; or Days of Youth - 'Since this Poem was first printed in Bath in 1814, it has been revised, and several alterations have been made in it, for which I am chiefly indebted to the friendly suggestions of Mr Coleridge, .....who, in the kindest manner, not only gave me considerable encouragement, but, entirely without my knowledge or solicitation, took much trouble in making many marginal notes in a copy, that, afterwards, fell into my hands by accident....' Johnson 30.Printer - Market Drayton. S. Silvester

Reference: 66240

 
BAINBRIDGE, Simon. NAPOLEON AND ENGLISH ROMANTICISM. £ 28.00

Cambridge University Press. 1995. pp. xiv, 259. Frontis, 9 illustrations. 8vo. D/W, slightly torn. Edge of text block beginning to brown.. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism. General Editors Marilyn Butler & James Chandler. ISBN 9780521473361. A very good copy.

Reference: 21998

 
BAJETTA, Carlo M; William Wordsworth, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Hamilton Reynolds. PETER BELL. The 1819 Texts. A Critical Edition with Commentary and Notes. £ 12.00

Milan. Mursia. 2003. pp. 279. 8vo. Paperback. Errata Corrige loosely inserted. ISBN 88425322311.

Reference: 107630

 
BELOE, William). THE SEXAGENARIAN; or, the Recollections of a Literary Life. £ 80.00

London. F.C. & J. Rivington. 1817. 2 vols. pp. viii, 436; 386. 8vo. Original boards, spines and labels. Spines slightly cracked, corners bumped. In Vol 2 on pp365/366 there is a small hole affecting text. Some slight foxing. 1st edition. Halkett & Laing. BL.William Beloe (1756 - 1817) Divine & Miscellaneous writer was born in Norwich. In 1803 he became Keeper of Printed Books at the British Museum. He was dismissed from this post in 1806 because of extensive thefts by a man named Dighton who had insinuated himself into Beloe’s good graces.

Reference: 312590

 
BENCHIMOL, Alex. INTELLECTUAL POLITICS AND CULTURAL CONFLICT IN THE ROMANTIC PERIOD. Scottish Whigs, English Radicals and the Making of the British Public Sphere. £ 16.00

Farnham. Ashgate. 2010. pp. ix, 236. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series. General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. A very good bright, clean copy. ISBN 9780754664468

Reference: 29471

 
BERNS, Ute & Michael Bradshaw. (Editors). THE ASHGATE RESEARCH COMPANION TO THOMAS LOVELL BEDDOES. £ 30.00

Contributors are David M. Baulch, Ute Berns, Michael Bradshaw, Frederick Burwick, Alan Halsey, Raphael Hormann, Diane Long Joeveler, Andrew James Johnston, Nat leach, Jerome J. McGann, Christopher Moylan, Michael O'Neill, Marjean D. Purinton, & Shelley Rees. Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007. pp. xviii, 273. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9780754660095. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 10757

 
BLACKBURNE, Neville. LADIES CHAIN. £ 4.00

London. The Falcon Press. 1952. pp. xvi, 215. 8vo. D/W. Label removed from bottom corner of ffep. The book covers the end of the C18th and the beginning of the C19th. A time during which women emerged from the ornamental and domestic position with a demand for equaility which was not attained for a further 100 years. The object of the book is to show how by their life and character a chain of women made possible this advance.

Reference: 22369

 
BLAIN, Virginia. CAROLINE BOWLES SOUTHEY, 1786 - 1854. The Making of a Woman Writer. £ 20.00

Aldershot. Ashgate. 1998. pp. xxi, 287. Frontis, 6 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 1859281974

Reference: 7863

 
BLOOMFIELD, Robert. POEMS BY ROBERT BLOOMFIELD, The Farmer's Boy. £ 50.00

London. John Van Voorst. 1845. pp. viii, 269, (i), (viii) of adverts. Illustrated with vignettes. 8vo. Original cloth, worn at head and tail of spine on the hinges. Inscribed on inside of front board 'Sarah Anne Coleridge from her dear ? August 1845. Sarah Anne Coleridge was the daughter of William Hart Coleridge, Bishop of Barbados, and therefore Samuel Taylor Coleridge's great niece. Also with the bookseller's label 'Hannaford Bookseller Exeter'.

Reference: 64517

 
BOYIOPOULOS, Kostas & Mark Sandy (Editors). DECADENT ROMANTICISM: 1780 - 1914. £ 30.00

Contributors areAnna Barton, Bernard Beatty, Kostas Boyiopoulos, Frederick Burwick, Kate Hext, Linda K. Hughes, Alex Murray, MichaelO'Neill, Mark Sandy, Lisa Vargo, J.R. Watson, & Sarah Wootton. Farnham. Ashagte Publishing Ltd. 2015. pp. xiii, 208. 4 plates, 2 figures. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 9781472422422. A very good copy.

Reference: 67651

 
BRADLEY, Arthur & Alan Rawes. (Editors). ROMANTIC BIOGRAPHY. £ 16.00

Contributors are Jonathan Bate, Arthur Bradley, Joe Bray, Gerard Carruthers, Kenneth R. Johnston, Julian North, Michael O'Neill, Ralph Pite, Alan Rawes, Mark Storey, & Jennifer Wallace. Aldershot. Ashgate. 2003. pp. xvii, 202. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Series Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754609936. A very good, bright, clean copy. Includes chapters on Clare, Southey, Byron, Keats, Wordsworth, Austen, Lockhart, & Shelley

Reference: 8502

 
BRADSHAW, Michael. RESURRECTION SONGS. The Poetry of Thomas Lovell Beddoes. £ 25.00

Aldershot. Ashgate. 2001. pp. xi, 243. 3 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 075460103X. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 33735

 
BRAITHWAITE, Helen. ROMANTICISM, PUBLISHING AND DISSENT. Joseph Johnson and the Cause of Liberty. £ 30.00

Basingstoke. Palgrave MacMillan. 2003. pp. xvi, 243. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 0333983947. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 13525

 
BRIGGS, John. POEMS, On Various Subjects. £ 150.00

Ulverston. For the Author by J. Soulby. 1818. pp. viii, 142, (ii). 8vo. Original printed boards, top inch of spine lacking. With a list of subscribers. Johnson 134.

Reference: 9433

 
BURNS, Bryan. THE NOVELS OF THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK. £ 5.00

London & Sydney. Croom Helm. 1985. pp. 250. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 7383

 
BUTLER, Marilyn. ROMANTICS, REBELS AND REACTIONARIES. English Literature and its Background 1760 - 1830. £ 6.00

New York & Oxford. Oxford University Press. 1982. pp. (v), 213. 8vo. D/W,. A very good, clean copy. ISBN 0195203844

Reference: 3348

 
CASS, Jeffrey & Larry Peer. (Editors). ROMANTIC BORDER CROSSINGS. £ 30.00

Contributors are Hugo Azerad, Stephen C. Behrendt, Ingrid Broszeit-Rieger, Frederick Burwick, Jeffrey Cass, Jeanne Cortiel, Gabriele Dillmann, Michelle Faubert, Talissa Ford, Valerie Henitiuk, Lilach Lachman, Sohui Lee, Kari Lokke, Larry Peer, Marjean D. Purinton, Bronwyn Rivers, & Miriam L. Wallace. Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2008. pp. xii, 225. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9780754660514. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 8629

 
CLAIRMONT, Claire, Charles & Fanny Imlay Godwin. STOCKING, Marion Kingston. (Editor). THE CLAIRMONT CORRESPONDENCE. Letters of Claire Clairmont, Charles Clairmont and Fanny Imlay Godwin. £ 80.00

Baltimore & London. John Hopkins University Press. 1995. 2 vols. pp. lvii, 316; lxv-lxxix, 317-704. Illustrated. 8vo. D/Ws. Vol 1 1808-1834, Vol 2 1835-1879. A very good copy.

Reference: 1790

 
CLARK, Lorraine. BLAKE, KIERKEGAARD, AND THE SPECTRE OF DIALECTIC. £ 12.00

Cambridge University Press. 1991. pp. xii, 238. 8vo. D/W. Endpapers very slightly foxed. ISBN 0521395097. A good, clean copy.

Reference: 213121

 
CLAY, Arnold. ‘ITCHING AFTER RHYME’. A Life of John Clare. £ 6.00

Tunbridge Wells. Parapress Ltd. 2000. pp. xiv, 130. 16 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 9781898594680. A very good copy.

Reference: 20278

 
COPELAND, Edward. WOMEN WRITING ABOUT MONEY. Women's Fiction in England, 1790 - 1820. £ 20.00

Cambridge University Press. 1995. pp. xviii, 291. 26 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. Previous owners name neatly inscribed on front free endpaper.Cambridge Studies in Romanticism. General Editors Marilyn Butler & James Chandler. ISBN 9780521454612. A very good copy.

Reference: 6812

 
CORNWALL, Barry. (Bryan Waller Procter). THE FLOOD OF THESSALY, The Girl of Provence, and Other Poems. £ 10.00

London. Henry Colburn & Co. 1823. pp. viii, 248, 2 + 2 of adverts. 8vo. Original boards, new paper spine retaining original label, new endpapers. 1st edition. Halkett & Laing

Reference: 27831

 
COWPER, William; Edited by Robert Southey. THE WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER, comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and Translations. With A Life of the Author by the Editor. £ 85.00

London. H.G. Bohn. 1853 - 1855. 8 vols. pp. xvi, 480; xvi, 470; xvi, 464; xxii, 471; xxiv, 418; (xiv), 434; xxviii, 492; xii, 398, 32 of adverts. 8 frontis's, 8 vignettes, 29 plates, all as listed and quite badly foxed, some with tissue guards. 8vo. Original blind stamped green cloth. Some marginalia, especially in Vol 1.

Reference: 18509

 
CRAIG, R.S. THE MAKING OF CARLYLE. An Experiment in Biographical Explication. £ 10.00

London. Eveleigh Nash. 1908. pp. vi, 519. Frontis, 1 plate. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, front board slightly marked. Front & rear end papers foxed. Inside front board slightly scarred.

Reference: 228248

 
CRONIN, Richard. (Editor). 1798: THE YEAR OF THE LYRICAL BALLADS. £ 30.00

Contributors are Richard Cronin, Marilyn Gaull, James A.W. Heffernan, Alice Jenkins, Peter Jimack, Dorothy McMillan, Stephen Prickett, Nicholas Roe, Clifford Siskin, & Jane Stabler. Basingstoke. MacMillan Press Ltd. 1998. pp. viii, 259. 8vo. D/W. Romanticism in Perspective:Texts, Cultures, Histories. General Editors Marilyn Gaull & Stephen Prickett. ISBN 9780333714089. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 139912

 
DALLAS, R.C. AUBREY: A Novel. £ 1,000.00

London. T.N. Longman & O. Rees. 1804. 4 vols. pp. xxviii, (i), 210, (ii) of adverts; iv, 268; vii, (i), 299, (v) of adverts; viii, 390, (ii) of adverts. All half titles and advert leafs as called for. Small vignette at head of Dedication in Vol 1. 12mo. Contemporary half calf, marble boards, hinges slightly rubbed. Minor foxing throughout. Vol 1 - pp. 191/192 and Vol 3 - pp. 240/241 repaired with minimal loss of text and non of meaning. With the bookplate of Thomas Hammond Foxcroft. 1st edition. Summers p. 237

Reference: 10342

 
DELAVIGNE, M. Casimir. MARINO FALIERO. £ 12.00

Paris. Ladvocat Librarire. 1829. pp. 188. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards. 8vo. Some slight foxing. In the introduction Delavigne denies that he has copied Byron's tragedy. 'On a dit que mon ouvrage etait une traduction de la tragedie de Lord Byron. Ce reproche est injuste. J'ai du me rencontrer avec lui dans quelques scenes donnees par l'histoire; mais la marche de l'action, les ressorts qui la conduisent et la soutiennent, le developpement des caracteres et des passions qui la modifient et l'animent, tout est different.' In Stendhals Scarlet & Black, the hero, Julien Sorel compares the nobles of France that he meets at a ball to the nobles of Venice he has seen portrayed in Delavigne's Marino Faliero.

Reference: 8203

 
EDGEWORTH, Maria. TALES AND NOVELS in Eighteen Volumes. £ 375.00

London. Baldwin and Cradock. 1832. - 1833 18 vols. Frontis and engraved title to every volume. Half calf, marbled boards, spines with gilt decoration and labels, some chipped. Spines badly sunned. Vol 1 Castle Rackrent; An Essay on Irish Bulls; An Essay on the Noble Science of Self-Justification. Vols 2 & 3 Moral Tales Vols 4 & 5 Popular Tales. Vol 6, 7, 8 & 9 Tales of Fashionable Life. Vol 10 Table of Fashionable Life Vol V and The Modern Griselda. Vol 11 & 12 Belinda. Vol 13 Leonora with Letters on Several Subjects. Vol 14 & 15 Patronage. Vol 16 Patronage and Comic Dramas. Vol 17 Harrington and Thoughts on Bores. Vol 18 Ormond.

Reference: 9954

 
FRANZERO, Carlo Maria. A LIFE IN EXILE. Ugo Foscolo in London, 1816 - 1827. £ 6.00

London. W.H. Allen. 1977. pp. xiii, 127. 10 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. 1st British edition, originally published in Italian as Ugo Foscolo a Londra. A good copy. ISBN 0491022816

Reference: 3567

 
FRYKMAN, Erik. JOHN GALT’S SCOTTISH STORIES. £ 10.00

Uppsala. A-B Lundequistska Bokhandeln. 1959. pp. 240. Frontis. 8vo. Printed wrapper. Text in English.

Reference: 11321

 
FURST, Lilian R. THE CONTOURS OF EUROPEAN ROMANTICISM. £ 8.00

University of Nebraska Press. 1979. pp. xvi, 158. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 3952

 
GARLICK, Gorel. TO SERVE THE PURPOSE OF THE DRAMA. The Theatre Designs and Plays of Samuel Beazley 1786 - 1851. £ 10.00

London. The Society for Theatre Research. 2003. pp. xiv, 220. Frontis, 39 illustrations. 8vo. Laminated boards.

Reference: 9113

 
GEORGE, Diana Hume. BLAKE AND FREUD. £ 6.00

Ithaca & London. Cornell University Press. 1980. pp. 253. 8 illustrations. 8vo. D/W, spine faded. Edge of text block slightly browned, internally clean. A good copy. ISBN 0801412862

Reference: 7720

 
GIDDEY, Ernest. SAMUEL ROGERS ET SON POEME “ITALIE”. £ 12.00

geneve. Librairie E. Droz. 1959. pp. 123. 8vo. Printed wrapper. Unopened.

Reference: 7987

 
GIFFARD, James. THORNTON ABBEY, in the Reign of Richard II. £ 100.00

London. J.G. & F. Rivington. 1838. pp. viii, 175. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards. Spine sunned, corners bumped. Inscribed on the front free endpaper 'To Dr Wordsworth from the Author'. Dr Wordsworth will be the poet's nephew Christopher Wordsworth, best know for Greece published in 1839. With the bookplate of O J Edwards.

Reference: 21263

 
GIFFORD, William. THE BAVIAD, AND MAEVIAD. £ 30.00

London. John Murray. 1811. pp. xxi, 191. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards. Endpapers browned, text clean. 8th edition. A good copy.

Reference: 28006

 
GOLDBERG, Brian. THE LAKE POETS AND PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY. £ 10.00

Cambridge University Press. 2007. pp. viii, 297, (v). 8vo. D/W. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism. General Editors Marilyn Butler & James Chandler. ISBN 9780521866385. A very good copy.

Reference: 96606

 
GOODRIDGE, John. (Editor). THE INDEPENDENT SPIRIT. John Clare and the self-taught tradition. £ 6.00

Contributors are Ronald Blythe, Helen Boden, Valentina Bold, Mary Cannell,Paul Chirico, R.J. Ellia, John Goodridge, Rodney Lines, john Lucas, Clare MacDonald, Leonora Nattrass, Judith Rowbotham, & Barbara Taylor. The John Clare Society & The Margaret Grainger Memorial Trust. 1994. pp. 240. Frontis, 11 illustrations. 8vo. Paperback. ISBN 0952254123. A very good, clean copy.

Reference: 27040

 
GORDON, Mary. 'CHRISTOPHER NORTH' A Memoir of John Wilson compiled from Family Papers and Other Sources by his daughter. Vol II only. £ 10.00

Edinburgh. Edmonston & Douglas. 1863. pp. x, 399. 8vo. Original blue cloth frayed at top and base of spine. Some minor foxing. Covers the second half of his life from 1820 - 1854.

Reference: 11583

 
HAYS, Mary. EMMA COURTNEY 1796. £ 12.00

Oxford & New York. Woodstock Books. 1995. pp. (xiv), 11, 184, (iv), 220. Small 8vo. D/W. Revolution and Romanticism 1789 - 1834. A series of facsimile reprints chosen and introduced by Jonathan Wordsworth.

Reference: 27998

 
HERBERT, The Hon. William. PIA DELLA PIETRA. A Tale £ 100.00

Bound with Iris published York 1826. London. John Murray. 1820. pp. 47, 2 leaves from Hedin, 15 of Iris. Half title and title page at the beginning for Tales. 8vo. Disbound. p. 11 stamped Merchantile Library, Philada. Herbert was a contributor to the Edinburgh Review and so attracted Byron's attention in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers 'Herbert shall wield Thor's hammer, and sometimes/ In gratitude thou'lt praise his rugged rhymes.' The footnote explains that ' Mr Herbert is a Translator of Icelandic and other poetry. One of the principal pieces is a "Song on the Recovery of Thor's Hammer;" the translation is a pleasant chaunt in the vulgar tongue, ...'

Reference: 35756

 
HOGG, James. (Editor). STUDIES IN THE ROMANTICS. £ 12.00

Abyssinian Fount and Egyptian Plain: A Junian Interpretation of Symbolism in The Prelude by Betty Tucker Mann; Time is, Time was, Time's Past. Byron's Struggle with Time by Koichi Yakushigawa; Some Sonnets of Shelley by D.P. Sen Gupta; Manuscript Revision in Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto IV, Stanzas 128 - 145 by James Hogg; Lady Hester Stanhope's Autograph Letter to Michael Bruce: An unpublished account of her life in Lebanon by James Hogg. Salzburg. Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik Universitat Salzburg. 1978. pp. 129. 8vo. Paperback. Salzburg Studies in English Literature under the Direction of Professor Erwin A. Sturzl. Romantic Reassessment. Editor: Dr. James Hogg. No. 81.

Reference: 21538

 
HOPPS, Gavin & Jane Stabler. (Editors). ROMANTICISM AND RELIGION FROM WILLIAM COWPER TO WALLACE STEVENS. £ 25.00

Contributors are Arthur Bradley, Edward Burns, Peter Cochran, Richard Cronin, Gavin Hopps, Tony Howe, Christine Kenyon Jones, Michael O'Neill, Vincent Newey, Alan Rawes, Corinna Russell, Jonathon Shearsm Jane Stabler, & Timothy Webb. Aldershot. Ashgate. 2006. pp. x, 262. 8vo. D/W. A very good bright, clean copy. ISBN 0754655709

Reference: 77141

 
HOUTCHENS, Carolyn Washburn & Lawrence Huston. (Editors). THE ENGLISH ROMANTIC POETS & ESSAYISTS. A Review of Research and Criticism. £ 5.00

Contributors include Northrop Frye & Martin K. Nurmi, George L. Barnett, Stuart M. Tave, Elisabeth W. Schneider, James T. Hillhouse & Alexander Welsh, Kenneth Curry, Hoover H. Jordan, R.H. Super, John E. Jordan, & Carlisle Moore. New York. For The Modern Language Association of America by New York University Press. 1968. pp. xviii, 395. 8vo. D/W, slightly frayed. Revised Edition, 2nd printing. Includes chapters on William Blake, Charles Lamb, William Hazlitt, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Southey, Thomas Campbell, Thomas Moore, Walter Savage Landor, Leigh Hunt, Thomas De Quincey & Thomas Carlyle.

Reference: 2226

 
HOWE, Will D. CHARLES LAMB AND HIS FRIENDS. £ 4.00

Indianapolis. The Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1944. pp. (xiii), 364. Frontis, 18 plates. 8vo. Red cloth, head of spine slightly frayed. 2nd edition.

Reference: 11263

 
HOWELLS, Coral Ann. LOVE, MYSTERY, AND MISERY. Feeling in Gothic Fiction. £ 6.00

University of London. The Athlone Press. 1978. pp. (vii), 199. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 6612

 
HUNTER, Shelagh. HARRIET MARTINEAU. The Poetics of Moralism. £ 16.00

Aldershot. Scolar Press. 1995. pp. xiv, 274. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 1859281354. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 13925

 
JANOWITZ, Anne. LYRIC AND LABOUR in the Romantic Tradition. £ 30.00

Cambridge University Press. 1998. pp. xii, 278, (iii). Frontis, 1 illustration. 8vo. D/W. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism. General Editors Marilyn Butler & James Chandler. ISBN 9780521572590. A very good copy.

Reference: 17066

 
JOSHUA, Essaka. THE ROMANTICS AND THE MAY DAY TRADITION. £ 30.00

Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2007. pp. ix, 153. 3 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9780754657743. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 68132

 
KABITOGLOU, E. Douka. PLATO AND THE ENGLISH ROMANTICS. £ 10.00

London & New York. Routledge. 1990. pp. xiv, 326. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 9780415036023. Ink ins cription on half title otherwise a very good, clean copy.

Reference: 34897

 
KITSON, Peter J. (Editor). PLACING AND DISPLACING ROMANTICISM. £ 25.00

Contributors are Michael Charlesworth, Angela Esterhammer, Tim Fulford, Peter J. Kitson, Philip W. Martin, Thomas McFarland, Lucy Newlyn, Michael O'Neill, Mary Anne Perkins, Lynda Pratt, Michael Scrivener, Philip Shaw, Paul D. Sheats, & John Williams. Aldershot. Ashgate. 2001. pp. xv, 232. 7 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754606023. A very good, bright, clean copy. Includes chapters on Wordsworth, Clare, Southey, Keats & Blake.

Reference: 7356

 
LAMB, Charles. A TALE OF ROSAMUND GRAY and Old Blind Margaret. £ 1,250.00

London. Lee and Hurst. 1798. pp. 134. 8vo.Occasional light foxing. Original boards, spine skilfully rebacked, presereved in a blue morocco drop-back box. 1st edition with the London imprint title page. Roff. p37.

Reference: 16851

 
LAMB, Charles. Editor Alfred Ainger. THE LETTERS OF CHARLES LAMB Newly Arranged, with Additions. Edited, with Introduction and Notes. £ 80.00

London. MacMillan and Co. 1888. 2 vols. pp. xxviii, 343; xiv, 377. Frontis - Vol 1. 8vo. Full blue morocco by Bicker & Son, all edges gilt. Spines browned. 1st edition thus.

Reference: 90417

 
LAU, Beth. (Editor). FELLOW ROMANTICS. Male and Female British Writers, 1790 - 1835. £ 30.00

Contributors are Ashley Cross, Jacqueline M. Labbe, Beth Lau, Julie Melnyk, Michael O'Neill, Alan Richardson, Barbara K. Seeber, Jane Stabler, & Susan J. Wolfson. Farnham, Surrey. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2009. pp. xi, 266. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series, General Editors Vincent Newey and Joanne Shattock. As new. ISBN 9780754663539

Reference: 12506

 
LEWIS, Matthew Gregory. THE MONK, A Romance. £ 425.00

London. For the Booksellers. ND. Circa 1820s. 3 vols. pp. 272; (ii), 182; (ii), 196. 12mo in 6s. Half roan, marbled boards, spine of Vol 3 badly faded. Some minor foxing and some pages trimmed, not affecting the text. Title pages to Vols 2 and 3 appear to be cancels. Printer is J.T. Devison, Aberdeen. A very good copy.

Reference: 73531

 
LIDDELL, Robert. THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN. £ 6.00

London. Longmans. 1963. pp. xiv, 174. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 58810

 
LOW, dennis. THE LITERARY PROTEGEES OF THE LAKE POETS. £ 25.00

Aldershot. Ashgate Publicatiing Ltd. 2006. pp. viii, 202. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. Includes sections on Caroline Bowles, Maria Gowen Brooks, Sara Coleridge, & Maria Jane Jewsbury. ISBN 0754655954. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 9237

 
MARPLES, Morris. ROMANTICS AT SCHOOL. £ 4.00

London. Faber & Faber. 1967. pp. 206. 10 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. Has Chapters on Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Byron, Shelley & Keats.

Reference: 1486

 
MASSON, Scott. ROMANTICISM, HERMENEUTICS AND THE CRISIS OF THE HUMAN SCIENCES. £ 30.00

Aldershot. Ashgate. 2004. pp. x, 241. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754635031. A very good, bright, clean copy. Includes chapters on Wordsworth, Shelley, & Keats.

Reference: 11333

 
MAZZEO, Tilar J. PLAGIARISM AND LITERARY PROPERTY IN THE ROMANTIC PERIOD. £ 30.00

University of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. pp. xiv, 236. 8vo. D/W. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 17805

 
McCARTHY, Thomas J. RELATIONSHIPS OF SYMPATHY. The Writer and the Reader in British Romanticism. £ 35.00

Aldershot. Scolar Press. 1997. pp. (x), 171. 8vo. D/W, spine faded. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 1859283152. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 76530

 
McFARLAND, Thomas. PARADOXES OF FREEDOM. The Romantic Mystique of a Transcendence. £ 10.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1996. pp. xix, 139. Frontis. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 0198121814. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author. Occasional, very small marks in the margins. A very good copy.

Reference: 79970

 
MITCHELL, Melissa. (Editor). PROFESSOR WILLIAM KNIGHT 1836 - 1916. 'Wordsworthian Discoverer, Enabler, and Publicist'. A Centenary Celebration. £ 12.00

Contributors are Tony Reavell, Stephen Gill, Nicholas Roe & Jeff Cowton. Grasmere. The Wordsworth Trust. 2016. pp. 143. Illustrated. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 9781905256501. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, otherwise a very good, bright, clean copy

Reference: 6371

 
MORGAN, Lady Sydney (Owenson). THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SALVATOR ROSA. £ 75.00

London. Henry Colburn. 1824. 2 vols. pp. xvi, 405, (ii) of adverts; viii, 380, (iv) of adverts. Frontis Vol 1, 1 plate of music. 8vo. Full calf, hinges rubbed. Half title Vol 2. With the bookplate of Charles Cammell and an article by him regarding Salvator Rosa loosely inserted. Some foxing and some underlining of text in pencil.

Reference: 11140

 
MORTON, Timothy. THE POETICS OF SPICE. Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic. £ 25.00

Cambridge University Press. 2000. pp. xiii, 282, (iii). 17 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism 42.

Reference: 14986

 
NASH, Julie. (Editor). NEW ESSAYS ON MARIA EDGEWORTH. £ 30.00

Contributors are Eve Tavor Bannet, Irene Basey Beesmyer, Frances R. Botkin, Joanne Cordon, Laura Dabundo, Kathleen B. Grathwol, Alison Harvey, Mona Narain, Julie Nash, & Kara M. Ryan. Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2006. pp. xvii, 203. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754651754. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 23772

 
NETHERY, Wallace. CHARLES LAMB IN AMERICA TO 1848. £ 5.00

Worcester, MA. Achille J. St. Onge. 1963. pp. 72. Frontis, 1 plate. 8vo. Black cloth, slightly marked. Limited edition of 500 copies.

Reference: 16672

 
O’NEILL, Michael. ROMANTICISM AND THE SELF-CONSCIOUS POEM. £ 20.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1997. pp. xliv, 308. 8vo. D/W. ISBN 9780198122852. A very good, clean copy.

Reference: 6483

 
PALEY, Morton D. THE CONTINUING CITY. William Blake's Jerusalem. £ 25.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1983. pp. xiv, 330. Coloured frontis and one plate, a further 18 monochrome plates. 8vo. D/W, spine faded. Edge of text block foxed. ISBN 0198128037. A very good copy.

Reference: 9974

 
PEACOCK, Thomas Love. Edited by Nicholas A. Joukovsky. THE LETTERS OF THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK. £ 125.00

Oxford. Clarendon Press. 2001. 2 vols. pp. cxxxvii, 214; xii, 215 - 554. 8vo. Blue cloth. Vol 1 - 1792 - 1827; Vol 2 1828 - 1866.

Reference: 8516

 
PEER. Larry H. & Diane Long Hoeveler. (Editors). ROMANTICISM. Comparative Discourses. £ 12.00

Contributors are Jeffrey Cass, Sarah Davies Cordova, Rodney Farnsworth, Bonnie J. Gunzenhauser, Diane Long Hoeveler, Sonja E. Klocke, Kari Lokke, D.L. Macdonald, Nancy Metzger, Richard A. Nanian, Larry H. Peer, Marjean D. Purinton, Onita Vaz, & Carolyn A. Weber. Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2006. pp. xiii, 208. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754653749. A very good bright clean copy.

Reference: 13598

 
PRANCE, Claude A. COMPANION TO CHARLES LAMB. A Guide to People and Places 1760 - 1847. £ 5.00

London. Mansell Publishing Ltd. 1983. pp. x, 392. 4 family trees, 1 map & 1 plan. 8vo. D/W.

Reference: 2555

 
PRELL, Donald B. EDWARD JOHN TRELAWNY. Fact or Fiction. £ 12.00

Palm Srings. Strand Publishing. 2008. pp. (iii), 52. Illustrated. 8vo. Laminated boards. ISBN 0974197521. A very good copy.

Reference: 22132

 
PROCTOR, Sigmund K. THOMAS DE QUINCEY'S THEORY OF LITERATURE. £ 3.00

New York. Octagon Books, Inc. 1966. pp. viii, 313. 8vo. Green cloth. Reprint, originally published in 1943.

Reference: 4202

 
RADFORD, Andrew & Mark Sandy. (Editors). ROMANTIC ECHOES IN THE VICTORIAN ERA. £ 30.00

Contributors are Andrew Bennett, Julie Crane, John Holmes, James Najarian, Vincent Newey, Michael O'Neill, Andrew Radford, Mark Sandy, Marjorie Stone, Ve-Yin Tee, Lisa Vargo, J.R. Watson, Sarah Wootton. Aldershot. Ashgate. 2008. pp. xi, 237. 6 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series. General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9780754657880. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 18396

 
RUSSELL, Lord John. DON CARLOS; or, Persecution. A Tragedy in Five Acts. £ 10.00

London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown. 1822. pp. xvi, 119. 8vo. Disbound. Occasional foxing. 2nd edition.

Reference: 8508

 
SANDY, Mark. ROMANTICISM, MEMORY, AND MOURNING. £ 35.00

Farnham, Surrey. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2013. pp. xii, 188. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series, General Editors Vincent Newey and Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9781409405931. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 8777

 
SCOTT, Sir Walter. POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, Bart. £ 14.00

With a Biographical and Critical Memoir by Francis Turner Palgrave. London. MacMillan & Co. Ltd. 1907. pp. xliii, 559. 8vo. Full green calf, spine with gilt decotaion, faded. Reprint. Hull Grammar School prize volume for English with the school stamp in gilt on front board. With previous owner's bookplate. A hansome copy.

Reference: 30304

 
SCOTT, Walter. THE BORDER ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND; comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture. And other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions. Together with Illustrations of Remarkable Incidents in Border History and radition, and original Poetry. £ 650.00

London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; John Murray; John Greig. Edinburgh. Constable & Co. 1814. 2 vols. pp. cxxvii, 92; 93 - 209, ci of appendix, (xi) of index. 2 frontis's, 2 engraved titles, 91 plates. Large post 4to. Full red morocco with gilt decoration, all edges gilt, spines sunned, hinges slightly rubbed..Engraved titles and frontis's foxed otherwise clean. A very good copy.

Reference: 50411

 
SEVERN, Joseph. JOSEPH SEVERN LETTERS AND MEMOIRS. £ 30.00

Edited by Grant F. Scott. Aldershot. Ashgate. 2005. pp. xxxv, 716. 33 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754650146. On the top corner of the text block some pages have been bent and then straightened, otherwise it is a very good, clean, bright copy.

Reference: 8884

 
SHAW, Philip. (Editor). ROMANTIC WARS. Studies in Culture and Conflict, 1793 - 1822. £ 6.00

Contributors are Simon Bainbridge, Stephen C. Behrendt, David Collings, Jacqueline M. Labbe, Geoff Quilley, Mark Rawlinson, Diego Saglia, Philip Shaw, & Eric C. Walker. Aldershot. Ashgate. 2000. pp. xii, 233. 8 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series. General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 1840142669. A very good, bright, clean copy. Includes chapters on Coleridge, Wordsworth, Byron & Leigh Hunt.

Reference: 23342

 
SHEARS, Jonathon. THE ROMANTIC LEGACY OF PARADISE LOST. Reading against the Grain. £ 20.00

Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2009. pp. x, 221. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9780754662532. A very good, bright, clean copy. With chapters on Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, & Keats.

Reference: 12089

 
SHERWOOD, Margaret. UNDERCURRENTS OF INFLUENCE IN ENGLISH ROMANTIC POETRY. £ 10.00

Harvard University Press. 1934. pp. xi, 365. 8vo. D/W. Occasional pencil marks in the margins. Includes chapters on Wordsworth, Keats & Browning.

Reference: 65821

 
STAUFFER, Andrew M. ANGER, REVOLUTION, AND ROMANTICISM. £ 25.00

Cambridge University Press. 2005. pp. x, 221, (v). 8vo. D/W, unevenly faded on front cover. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism. ISBN 0521846757. A good copy.

Reference: 57425

 
STELZIG, Eugene. (Editor). ROMANTIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN ENGLAND. £ 14.00

Contributors are Stephen C. Behrendt, Kevin Binfield, Sue Brown, Frederick Burwick, Christine Chaney, Jasper Cragwell, Diane Long Hoeveler, Susan Levin, Kari Lokke, Sharon M. Setzer, Eugene Stelzig, Miriam L. Wallace, & Joshua Wilner. Farnham. Ashgate. 2009. pp. xi, 219. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series. General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. A very good bright, clean copy. ISBN 9780754663669

Reference: 86060

 
TAYLOR, Anya. BACCHUS IN ROMANTIC ENGLAND. Writers and Drink, 1780 - 1830. £ 30.00

Basingstoke. MacMillan Press Ltd. 1999. pp. xi, 264. 8 illustrations. 8vo. D/W. Romanticism in Perspective: Texts, Cultures, Histories. General Editors Marilyn Gaull & Stephen Prickett. ISBN 9780333725214. A very good copy.

Reference: 32092

 
WALLEN, Martin. CITY OF HEALTH, FIELDS OF DISEASE. Revolutions in the Poetry, Medicine and Philosophy of Romanticism. £ 16.00

Aldershot. Ashgate. 2004. pp. x, 202. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754635422. A very good, bright, clean copy. Includes chapters on Wordsworth & Coleridge.

Reference: 14824

 
WHEATLEY, Kim. ROMANTIC FEUDS. Transcending the "Age of Personality". £ 20.00

Farnham, Surrey. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2013. pp. xii, 191. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series, General Editors Vincent Newey and Joanne Shattock. As new. ISBN 9781409432722

Reference: 33579

 
WHITE, Simon J. ROBERT BLOOMFIELD, ROMANTICISM AND THE POETRY OF COMMUNITY. £ 30.00

Aldershot. Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2007. pp. ix, 171. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 9780754657538. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 63182

 
WILLIAMS, Helen Maria. POEMS 1786. £ 20.00

Oxford and New York. 1994. pp. (xii), (xc), 116, (iv), 202. 1 plate. 8vo. D/W. Revolution and Romanticism, 1789 - 1834. A series of facsimile reprints chosen and introduced by Jonathan Wordsworth. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 94660

 
WILSON, Professor John. TEN VOLUME SET consisting of:- Recreations of Christopher Morth; Noctes Ambrosianae; Essays Critical and Imaginative. £ 250.00

Edinburgh & London. William Blackwood & Sons. 1864 - 1866 10 vols. Noctes Ambrosianae, a new edition in 4 vols with frontis's in all vols; Recreations of Christopher North, a new edition in 2 vols; Essays Critical and Imaginative in 4 vols. 8vo. Half calf, marbled boards, spines with gilt decoration, slight rubbing on the base of some spines. A pretty set.

Reference: 67731

 
WINBORN, Colin. THE LITERARY ECONOMY OF JANE AUSTEN AND GEORGE CRABBE. £ 16.00

Aldershot. Ashgate. 2004. pp. vii, 201. 8vo. D/W. The Nineteenth Century Series General Editors Vincent Newey & Joanne Shattock. ISBN 0754638251. A very good, bright, clean copy.

Reference: 7481

 
WOLLSTONECRAFT, Mary. A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN: with Strictures in political and Moral Subjects. £ 1,800.00

BOUND with PASQUIN, Anthony.POSTSCRIPT TO THE NEW BATH GUIDE. A POEM. Dublin. J. Stockdale for James Moore. 1793. pp. xvi, 256. 8vo. Half calf, spine relaid, marbled boards. Modern marble slipcase. Title page very grubby, most of text block browned. 1st Dublin edition. At foot of p. 256 it says 'End of First volume'. All published. ESTC T7170. BOUND with PASQUIN, Anthony. POSTSCRIPT TO THE NEW BATH GUIDE. A POEM. Dublin. Richard White. 1790. pp. 96. 8vo.Title and last leaf very grubby. The PO of Postscript excised on title page. ESTC T76271.

Reference: 16008

 
WORDSWORTH, Jonathan & Stephen Hebron. ROMANTIC WOMEN WRITERS. £ 5.00

Grasmere. The Wordsworth Trust. 1994. pp. 69. 19 colour plates, further monochrome illustrations. Large post 4to. Paperback. Exhibition catalogue. A good, clean copy.

Reference: 11861

 
WORDSWORTH, Jonathan. SUSANNA BLAMIRE. Poet of Friendship 1747 - 1794. A Lecture and a Selection of Poems. £ 6.00

Much Wenlock. RJL Smith & Associates. 1994. pp. 20. Illustrated. 8vo. Printed wrapper stapled as issued.

Reference: 13890

 
 
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