Nineteenth Century Prose Literature. All books first editions and first printings, except as stated.

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ROBERT TEMPLE BOOKSELLERS BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVE, File I: Nineteenth Century Prose Literature. All books first editions and first printings, except as stated.

HARTLEY (John). Yorkshire Ditties; By John Hartley; To which is added The Cream of Wit and Humour, From his Popular Writings. First Series. London: W. Nicholson & Sons, Limited, 26, Paternoster Square, E.C., And Albion Works, Wakefield. (Entered at Stationers' Hall.), N.D. [?1872]. Pott 8vo; pp.143+[i (blank)]; diagonally fine ribbed deep green cloth, ruled, blocked, and lettered blind, blocked gilt, lettered deep green through gilt, on front cover, ruled and lettered blind up spine. Fine copy of a delicate book.

A second series was issued simultaneously. The Wit and Humour section, which occupies roughly half the book, is prose. The dating of the present edition is uncertain. The English Catalogue records an edition, also of two series, as published by Ewins in 1872, but we have not traced the present edition, which may or may not have precedence.

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HATTON (Joseph). Pippins and Cheese. Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 11, Bouverie St., 1868. F'cap 8vo; half-title not called for; pp.viii+332; bevelled tangerine fine buckram ruled and blocked blind on back cover, ruled and blocked black, blocked gilt, lettered tangerine through gilt, on front cover and spine, lettered gilt on spine; t.e. grey; end-papers coated grey. Light marking of covers, and gilt just a trifle rubbed on spine; two gatherings a little proud, but not loose; two or three fox-spots on title; otherwise a nice copy. Scarce.

Listed by CBEL among Hatton's non-fiction, the book consists of a mixture of short stories, essays, and poems, one of these last, ‘The Christmas Bills', being a parody of Poe. Christmas or New Year occurs in the titling of several pieces, the volume having evidently been intended for the Christmas market (?of 1867). Not in Sadleir; Wolff, 3071, recording only a secondary binding of blue diagonal very fine ribbed cloth, blocked blind on sides, blocked and lettered gilt on spine (no spine imprint), and with yellow end-papers. The binding of the present copy, which is signed ‘L' [?Leighton], bears the imprint ‘London. / Bradbury Evans / and Co.' in large and small caps. on the spine.

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HATTON (Joseph). In jest and earnest: A book of gossip. 1893, Published by The Leadenhall Press, Ltd: 50, Leadenhall Street, London, E.C.; Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 743 & 745, Broadway. Leaf blank but for signature mark ‘a' precedes half-title; integral leaf bearing commercial advertisement on recto, blank on verso, followed by publisher's inserted 16pp. catalogue at end; pp.[2]+[xiv]+203+[i (blank)]+[ii]; pale greyish cream buckram, lettered black on front cover and spine, ruled black on spine; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Spine a little darkened and with slight silverfish damage to cloth; cloth of sides lightly damp-spotted; catalogue badly opened with short tear in final leaf, and one chip in blank margin; otherwise a nice copy.

Anecdotal pieces, sometimes very brief, dealing with Irving and O'Toole, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Ellen Terry, Kipling, Hawthorne, Mark Twain, etc., etc.

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HAWTHORNE (Nathaniel). Passages From The American note-books Of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In two volumes. Smith, Elder and Co., 1868. 2 Vols.; half-title present in volume two, not called for in volume one; editorial Advertisement leaf follows title-page in volume one; pp.iv+295+[i (printer's imprint)]; [iv]+304; bright brown bevelled buckram ruled blind on sides, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; top- and fore- edges uncut. Slight wear to one corner, and to head and tail of spine; cloth somewhat bubbled in both volumes, possibly due to a production fault; slight cracking of end-papers in volume one; early library and presentation labels on front end-papers; one end-paper slightly damp-marked; a few leaves opened a little roughly; otherwise, and in general, a nice copy.

First English edition. Blanck 7632 refers. In this copy, the prelims. in each volume are a conjugate pair. In some copies reported the half-title appears in volume one, that and the title leaf to volume two appearing as single inset leaves.

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HAWTHORNE (Nathaniel). Passages From The American note-books Of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Second edition. Smith, Elder and Co., 1868. Tall f'cap 8vo; half-title not called for; 6pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.iv+309+[i (printer's imprint)]+[6]; diagonally fine ribbed cherry red cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides and spine, lettered gilt on spine; top- and fore- edges uncut, lower-edges mainly trimmed; end-papers coated cream. A virtually fine copy.

The first one volume edition, published in the same year as the first English edition, than which it is, in our experience, a good deal scarcer. This edition not noted by Blanck.

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HAWTHORNE (Nathaniel). Passages from the French and Italian note-books. Vol. I. [II.] Strahan & Co., publishers, 56 Ludgate Hill, 1871. 2 Vols., extre cr.8vo; 4pp. publisher's advertisements on text-paper at end of volume one, tipped in as a conjugate pair; pp.[iv]+371+[i (blank)]+4; [iv]+368; blue morocco cloth, ruled blind on back cover, ruled black, blocked gilt, on front cover, ruled black and gilt, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, others mainly trimmed; end-papers coated dull chocolate; publisher's slip advertising ‘Works by George Macdonald, LL.D.' tipped onto front end-paper in volume I., slip advertising ‘Works by Robert Buchanan' tipped on to front end-paper in volume II. Very slight dulling of spines, and one small pressure dint; otherwise a virtually fine copy.

Blanck, 7635: the first of five issues. Published about four months before the American edition, and edited, like that, by Una Hawthorne. The advertisements tipped in at end of volume one, the two pairs of tipped in prelims., and the final gathering, BB, in volume one, together form one full 8vo sheet.

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HAWTHORNE (Nathaniel). Passages from the French and Italian note-books. Vol. I. [II.] Strahan & Co., publishers, 56 Ludgate Hill, 1871. 2 Vols., extre cr.8vo; 4pp. publisher's advertisements on text-paper at end of volume one, tipped in as a conjugate pair; pp.[iv]+371+[i (blank)]+4; [iv]+368; blue morocco cloth, ruled blind on back cover, ruled black, blocked gilt, on front cover, ruled black and gilt, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, others mainly trimmed; end-papers coated dull chocolate; publisher's slip advertising ‘Works by Robert Buchanan' tipped on to front end-paper in volume II. Very slight foxing of endpapers, with offsetting onto facing page; otherwise a fine copy.

Blanck, 7635: the first of five issues. Published about four months before the American edition, and edited, like that, by Una Hawthorne. The advertisements tipped in at end of volume one, the two pairs of tipped in prelims., and the final gathering, BB, in volume one, together form one full 8vo sheet.

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[HAWTHORNE (Nathaniel).]. Personal recollections Of Nathaniel Hawthorne By Horatio Bridge (Paymaster-general U.S. navy (retired). Illustrated. London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 45 Albemarle Street, 1898. Half-tone portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, and seven plates; pp.[xvi]+223+[i (blank)]; dark green buckram, blocked gilt on front cover, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, others rough trimmed. Nice copy.

First English edition, published a few days after the American edition. The English edition is scarce. Blanck, Vol.4, p.34, listing this title in Section III, though it should evidently find a place in Section I, since it contains a good number of Hawthorne letters here first published. Bridge was a lifelong friend of Hawthorne's, and claimed probably to have "received more letters from Hawthorne, of a purely friendly character, than did any other man." Also included are letters from Sophia Hawthorne, Longfellow, and General Pierce. The ‘Recollections' were first published in ‘Harper's Magazine'; the letters are here first added.

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HAYDON (Benjamin Robert). Life Of Benjamin Robert Haydon, Historical Painter, From His autobiography and journals. Edited and compiled By Tom Taylor, Of the Inner Temple, Esq., Late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; And late Professor of the English language and literature In University College, London. In three volumes. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1853. 3 Vols., post 8vo; half-title, title, Editor's Preface leaf, and fly-title precede start of text in volume one; 3pp. integral advertisements at end; half-title, title, and fly-title leaves precede start of text in volumes two and three; blank at end of volume three, followed by publisher's inserted 32pp. Catalogue, dated at end March 31, 1853; pp.[viii]+386+[vi]; [iv]+368; [iv]+358+[ii]; rose-madder fine dotted line ribbed cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides and spine, lettered and with short rule, gilt, on spine; a.e. uncut; end-papers coated yellow. Cloth of spines very slightly faded; three end-papers very neatly strengthened with matching paper; otherwise a very nice copy.

One of the great literary autobiographies, forcibly and intelligently written, and with patent honesty, by a man who unfortunately laboured under the delusion that his calling was to be a painter - despite the fact that he was at some time the intimate friend of Wordsworth, Hazlitt, Lamb, Leigh Hunt, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. The first volume contains some of the most graphic records available of familiar conversation amongst the Romantic circle; the later ones much excellent constructive criticism of his painter contemporaries, and much useful practical theorising about the art. Arthur Jevons' copy, with his bookplates.

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HAZLITT (William). Characters Of Shakespeare's plays. London: Printed by C.H. Reynell, 21, Piccadilly, For R. Hunter, successor to Mr. Johnson, In St. Paul's Church-yard; And C. and J. Ollier, Welbeck-street, Cavendish-square, 1817. Demy 8vo; half-title not called for; four line Errata on verso of Contents leaf; pp.[xxiv]+352; contemporary full natural calf, ruled and tooled blind on sides, extra gilt on spine, natural calf label; burnished sprinkled edges. Calf a little cracked at joints, but firm, and most of label lacking; end-papers and binder's blanks foxed, with slight off-setting, and last two leaves foxed at top inner corner; otherwise a fine copy. Scarce.

Keynes, 17; CBEL, III, p.641. Hazlitt's first independent work on a literary theme.

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HAZLITT (William). Lectures On The English poets. Delivered at the Surrey Institution. Printed for Taylor and Hessey, 93, Fleet Street, 1818. Demy 8vo; half-title present; errata leaf follows Contents; 4pp. integral advertisements at end, dated May 1, 1818; pp.[viii]+331+[i (blank)]+[iv]; contemporary half roan, marbled boards, sprinkled edges. Roan repaired on spine, and boards rubbed; internally very nice.

CBEL, III, p.641; Keynes, 33.

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HAZLITT (William, Esq.). Select poets Of Great Britain. To which are prefixed, Critical notices Of Each author. London: Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars, For Thomas Tegg, 73, Cheapside; R. Griffin and Co. Glasgow; Also R. Milliken, Dublin; and M. Baudry, Paris, 1825. Med.8vo; engraved frontispiece by J. Shury; pp.xx+562; quarter light sea-green sized cotton, paper spine label, light drab sides; a.e. uncut. Cloth of spine faded a little, and restored at joints; label rubbed and slightly scuffed; otherwise a nice copy.

The first edition under this title, and the first fully published edition, a printing of 1824, entitled ‘Select British Poets', having been suppressed owing to infringements of copyright in the contemporary section. CBEL, III, p.642; Keynes, 78.

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HAZLITT (William). Conversations Of James Northcote, Esq., R.A. Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1830. Post 12mo; steel-engraved portrait frontispiece; pp.[iv]+328; lime green fine diaper cloth, blocked blind on sides, ruled blind, lettered and with short rule gilt on spine; t.e. uncut; end-papers coated yellow. Large restorations to cloth at head and tail of spine; plate a little foxed, with offsetting, and two gatherings foxed; otherwise a very nice copy.

CBEL, III, p.642; Keynes, 99: pp.63-68, 93/94, and the conjugate pair pp.223/4, 233/4, are here cancels. The volume is also known in green cloth with a printed paper label.

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HAZLITT (William). Sketches And Essays. Now first collected by his son. John Templeman, 248, Regent Street, 1839. Narrow f'cap 8vo; integral advertisement leaf, followed by publisher's inserted 16pp. catalogue at end listing this work as ‘Just published', but with (possibly advance) reviews; pp.[viii]+361+[i (blank)]+[2]; green fine diaper cloth ruled and blocked blind on sides, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough trimmed; end-papers coated yellow. Restorations to cloth of spine; otherwise a nice copy.

Possibly the second issue, as evidenced by the catalogue. P.17, l.21, has the letter ‘d' lacking at the line end (state or issue significance, if any, unknown). Keynes, 104

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HAZLITT (W. Carew). Jests, New and old. Containing Anecdotes of Celebrities, Living and Deceased, Many of which have never before been published. Collected and Edited, with Preface and index, By W. Carew Hazlitt. J.W. Jarvis & Son, 28, King William Street, Strand, W.C., N.D. [1886]. F'cap 8vo, wire-stitched; binder's blank at front and back; half-title not called for; pp.[2]+xiv+184; glazed deep yellow boards printed on sides and up spine in black. Blank piece chipped from paper covering of spine; boards slightly dusty; end-papers, blanks, and facing pages foxed; otherwise a nice copy. Scarce.

Anecdotes of a wide range of personalities including Barham, R. Bentley, L. Blanchard, H.G. Bohn, Lord Brougham, H.J. Byron, Lord Byron, Carlyle, Coleridge, D'Orsay, Forster, Gladstone, Grimaldi, S.C. Hall, W. Hazlitt, Tom Hood, Theodore Hook, Leigh Hunt, Douglas Jerrold, Lord Lytton, Harriet Martineau, Moore, Paley, Palmerston, S. Rogers, Sir W. Scott, Shelley, Charlotte Smith, Sydney Smith, Thackeray, Madam Vestris, Warren, Wellington, Wilberforce, E. Yates, etc., as well as a good number from earlier centuries, with, as an appendix, an essay ‘On the life and writings of Mr. Joseph Miller, comedian', and the posthumous origination of ‘his' jest book. Includes also a twelve page introductory essay by Hazlitt ‘On Jests in General', reprinted from ‘All the Year Round'.

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[HEAD (Francis Bond)]. Bubbles From the Brunnens of Nassau. By An old man. The fourth edition. London: John Murray, Albemarle-street, 1836. Half-title not called for; fine lithographic frontispiece by C. Haghe after G.E.A. Burges, and nine plates; steel-engraved title-page precedes letterpress title-page; two wood-engravings in text; integral advertisement leaf at end; pp.iv+381+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; tan fine-weave glazed cloth printed on sides with an enlarged reproduction of the pictorial portion of the title-page (but no lettering), within a ruled frame, lettered on spine within a frame, all black; a.e. uncut; end-papers faced light crimson. Very slight chipping to cloth (but not underlying paper) at extremities of spine (v. note) and some insignificant marking to covers, probably attributable to paste action; barely noticeable foxing to some plates, more or less confined to margins; an unusually nice copy, nonetheless.

The fourth impression of a book originally published in 1834, and differing from the first impression only by the change of date on the letterpress and engraved titles, and the addition of the words ‘Fourth edition' to the former. The chipping to the cloth covering of the spine involves three pin-head sized areas at the tail, and a sixteenth of an inch across two thirds of the top edge, extending to a three-sixteenths of an inch square in the centre. The covers are better in all other respects than the copy illustrated in Morris and Levin ‘The Art of Publishers' Bookbindings' (L.A., 2000), which was slightly rubbed. This binding is noted as the earliest example of a printed pictorial cloth, and is remarkable in that the design is on both front and back, and incorporates no lettering. There is no list of plates, but they are tipped in to face pp.67, 143, 200, 242, 275, 293, 304, 328, and 346.

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HELME (Elizabeth). The History of England, Related In familiar conversations, By A father to his children: Interspersed with Moral and instructive remarks, and ob-Servations on the most leading and Interesting subjects. Designed for the Perusal of Youth. In two volumes. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; And J. Harris, St. Paul's Church-yard, 1804. 2 Vols., 12mo; half-title present in volume two, not called for in volume one; mezzotint frontispiece in volume two, possibly lacking in volume one; integral advertisement leaf at end of volume two; pp.[viii]+292; [iv]+306+[2]; early half-calf, marbled boards; sprinkled burnished edges. Calf cracked and rather worn, but strong; otherwise nice.

Elizabeth Helme is best known as a novelist - in particular for ‘The Farmer of Inglewood Forest' (Minerva Press, 1796), which was reprinted in numerous cheap editions well into the middle decades of the nineteenth century. CBEL, III, p.399 lists the present work only under the date 1805. The plate in our copy bears the subscription ‘November 1, 1804', confirming the date upon the title-pages, the work presumably having been issued for the Christmas season of that year.

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[HELPS (Sir Arthur).]. Essays Written in the intervals Of business. William Pickering, 1848. F'cap 8vo; half-title a single inset; 4pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.[x]+156+[iv]; dark drab fine diaper cloth, paper spine label; t.e. uncut. Neat restorations to cloth at head and tail of spine; label minutely chipped at corners, and a trifle dusty; small piece chipped from blank lower fore-corner of fly-title to first part; otherwise a nice copy.

Denominated ‘Fourth Edition' on half title. Originally published in 1841, also by Pickering. The present edition, which is entirely re-set, in Pickering's Caslon old-face, with long s's, c-t ligatures, etc., adds a dedication dated ‘January 22, 1848' to The Lord Monteagle of Brandon.

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HENLEY (W.E.) and WALKER (Robert). A Century of artists. Glasgow, 1889. Roy.4to, printed on hand-made paper; numerous plates and illustrations (v. note); t.e.g.; brown Hessian, lettered gilt on spine and front cover, blocked gilt on front cover; t.e.g., others uncut. Nice copy. Scarce.

A ‘Memorial' of the Glasgow International Exhibition of 1888, containing fine reproductions, made by a variety of processes, of examples of the work of 103 artists (including etchings by Henley and Strang). The Introduction and biographical notices of the artists are by Henley, the brief descriptions of the pictures by Robert Walker. A sumptuously produced volume.

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HENLEY (W.E.). Views And reviews: Essays In appreciation. Literature. David Nutt, 1890. F'cap 8vo; front free end-paper printed with advertisements on verso; 4pp. publisher's inserted advertisements at end; vertically ribbed green cloth, paper spine label; t.e.g., others uncut. Slight spotting of covers, and label badly rubbed; a little light pencil scoring in margins, and one or two small notes; otherwise a nice copy.

The volume was also issued with the top edges uncut. Priority unknown.

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HENLEY (W.E.). Views And reviews: Essays In appreciation. Literature. David Nutt, 1890. F'cap 8vo; front free end-paper printed with advertisements on verso; 4pp. publisher's text-paper advertisements at end, tipped in, but probably printed as part of the last gathering; vertically ribbed olive green cloth, paper spine label; a.e. uncut. Spine label rubbed and chipped; otherwise a fine copy.

The volume was also issued with the top edges gilt. Priority unknown.

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HERON-ALLEN (Ed.). Codex Chiromantiae: Being A compleate manualle Of Ye Science and Arte of Expoundynge Ye Past, Ye Presente, Ye Future, and Ye Charactere, By Ye Scrutinie of ye hande, Ye Gestures thereof, and Ye Chirographie. By Bror. Ed. Heron-Allen, Necromancer unto ye sette of odd volumes, Author of "A Lyttel Boke of Chyromancie" and Joint Author Of "Chiromancy or the Science of Palmistry." Codicillus I. Chirognomy. Imprinted by Bror C.W.H. Wyman, Typographer to ye Sette, at hys Printing-hovse in Great Qveene Street, over against Lincoln's Inne Fields, within ye Parish of Saynt Giles in ye Fields, 1883. F'cap 4to; half-title with limitation on verso, and Fore-words leaf with illustration on verso precede title-page; 4pp. publisher's integral advertisements, followed by leaf bearing poem by Cecil Maxwell-Lyte on recto, wood-engraved vignette and date 2.11.83 on recto, at end; pp.118+[ii]; black glazed thin boards, printed in silver on front cover; a.e. uncut; binder's ticket of Wyman & Sons on back paste-down. Expertly rebacked with near matching paper (the original backstrip being blank); boards, or the paper covering thereof, a little chipped at edges; otherwise a fine copy.

One of an edition limited to only twenty copies for private circulation, this, numbered 00 [sic], being THE DEDICATION COPY and bearing the author's initialled holograph presentation inscription to his mother on the limitation page (the printed dedication follows the title-leaf). Printed on large hand-made paper.

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HERON-ALLEN (Edward). Some Side=lights upon Edward FitzGerald's Poem "The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam" Being the Substance of a Lecture delivered at the Grosvenor Crescent Club and Women's Institute On the 22nd March 1898. London: H.S. Nichols Ltd., 39 Charing Cross Road W.C., 1898. Med 8vo; half-title not called for; title-page printed in black and red; dedication leaf follows title; pp.[iv]+32; tipped into early brown paper wrappers, the front wrapper bearing the title in manuscript. First and last two leaves lightly foxed; but a very good copy.



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HERVEY (The Rev. James, M.A.). Original letters Of The Rev. James Hervey, M.A., Author of "The Meditations," "Theron and Aspasio," &c. From the originals In the Collection of the Rev. R.H. Knight, M.A., the Present Rector of Weston Favell. Scarborough, Published by John Cole, Library, Newborough Street, 1829. Demy 8vo; pp.[iv]+60; half-title not called for; quarter rose linen, rich brown board sides, paper spine label, titled up by hand; top- and fore- edges uncut. Spine faded, label a little chipped, and edges of boards slightly worn, chiefly at corners; internally a fine copy, unopened throughout.

One of only eight copies printed on tinted paper, with a limitation notice initialled by the printer and publisher, John Cole (who also edited the book and wrote the Preface). The editor's ‘Private Copy', bearing his ownership inscription to this effect on the front end-paper. The volume contains twenty-three lengthy and previously unpublished letters from Hervey to members of his family, together with two letters to Hervey from other correspondents. Not listed in CBEL among Hervey's works.

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HILL (George Birkbeck, D.C.L. (Pembroke College, Oxford).). Writers And Readers. London, T Fisher Unwin, Paternoster Square, 1892. 12pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.211+[i (printer's imprint)]+[xii]; black buckram blocked with publisher's monogram within ruled circle, blind, on back cover, lettered gilt on front cover and spine; a.e. uncut. Very slight wear to cloth at head of spine; a little very light dusting and foxing of a few leaves; otherwise a fine copy, mostly unopened.

Lectures on ‘Revolutions in Literary Taste' and ‘The Study of Literature as a Part of Education', delivered in the Hall of New College in 1891. The lectures on taste, at any rate, are fascinating.

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[HIPPISLEY (Sir John Cox).]. Letters from The Cardinal Borgia, and The Cardinal of York. [Addressed to, translated and edited by, Sir John Cox Hippisley, Bt.]. MDCCXCIX-MDCCC. With a Letter of P. Pius VII. [This last added in the editor's hand.]. N.D. [1800]. Med.4to; pp.[iv]+14;+[ii]; blank precedes title-page; half-title not called for; one single-sided, two double-sided, engraved facsimiles, on smaller sizes of paper, with tissue guards, bound in before final blank; blind-tooled blue paper covered boards; pale brown tinted end-papers. Rebacked with brown paper; boards somewhat marked and dusty, and worn at corners; tissues foxed; otherwise a nice copy internally.

Inscribed by the editor on the front blank: "For the Right Honourable The Lord Thurlow. With Sir J.C. Hippisley's respects (not published)." Printed on cream toned paper by W. Bulmer and Co. Besides the texts of the three letters from the Cardinal Borgia and that of part of a letter from Pope Pius VII (included both in the original Italian and in Hippisley's English translation), and the facsimiles of two letters from the Cardinal of York, and the letter from Pope Pius VII, shown there in its entirety, the volume includes an article on the subject of the Cardinal's misfortunes, reprinted from The Times. Henry Benedict Maria Clement, Cardinal of York, born 1725 in Rome, died in 1807; the second son of the Chevalier de St. George, who was styled by his adherents ‘James III', Henry took part in the Rebellion of 1745, and was created Cardinal in 1747. He was known to the Jacobites as the Duke of York, and later styled ‘Henry IX'. "The pecuniary distresses of the last survivor of the Stuarts, Henry Benedict, Cardinal of York, were first brought under George III's notice through letters addressed to Sir John by Cardinal Borgia. Sir John successfully pressed the Cardinal's claim for relief, and he was granted £2,000." - D.N.B.

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HODDER (George). Memories of my time Including Personal reminiscences of Eminent men. Tinsley Brothers, 18, Catherine Street, Strand, 1870. Demy 8vo; pp.xx+420; maroon morocco cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut; end-papers coated light cream. Gilt a trifle dull; cloth slightly worn at head and tail of spine, and small hole in cloth at top of front joint; front cover a little damp-spotted; otherwise a nice copy. Very scarce.

Hodder was for some time secretary and amanuensis to W.M. Thackeray, and much of the book is concerned with that writer, though it includes memories also of Dickens, Douglas Jerrold, Leech, Mark Lemon, the brothers Mayhew, Albert Smith, Kenny Meadows, George Cruikshank, Leigh Hunt, G.A. Sala, etc. The volume includes the first publication of the draft of a speech, and a set of occasional verses by Thackeray, as well as letters from him, Charles Dickens, Douglas Jerrold, Leech, Albert Smith, Leigh Hunt, Sala, and others. A useful source book giving glimpses of the private lives and personalities of many of the more central literary and artistic figures in the period c.1840-1870 as seen by a minor, but evidently well respected, intimate.

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[HOLLAND-GRAVE (Mabel).]. Some Welsh Children By the author of Fraternity. London, Elkin Mathews, Vigo St., 1898. Wood-cut title-page; 7pp. integral advertisements at end; pp.[viii]+177+[vii]; mottled pale-green vertically streaked fine linen, blocked dark red on back cover, blocked and lettered dark red on front cover and spine; t.e. pale-green. Poor quality end-papers embrowned, with slight offsetting onto facing page; slight foxing to prelims.; otherwise a very nice copy of a scarce Elkin Mathews title.

A delightful autobiographical volume about the author's childhood in Wales. Nelson, 1898.2

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HOLLINGSHEAD (John). Ways of life. London: Groombridge and Sons, Paternoster Row, 1861. F'cap 8vo; half-title not called for; pp.[vi]+314; red patterned sand grain cloth, ruled blind on back cover, ruled and blocked black, blocked and lettered gilt, on front cover and spine; end-papers coated yellow. Back cover and paste-down a little damp-stained; slight cracking of end-papers; otherwise a nice copy.

Denominated on the front cover: ‘The works Of John Hollingshead'. A mixture of essays, short stories, and sketches, reprinted for the most part from "Household Words" and "All the Year Round". The last two gatherings consist respectively of four leaves and one leaf, these, with the three leaves of the prelims., completing the full sheet.

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HOLMES (Oliver Wendell). Life and letters Of Oliver Wendell Holmes By John T. Morse, Jr. In two volumes. Sampson Low, Marston & Company (Limited), St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C., 1896. 2 Vols.; half-titles not called for; portrait frontispiece with printed tissue guard in each volume; five plates in volume one, two in volume two, all with printed tisue guards; inserted facsimile in volume one, two leaves (3pp.) inserted facsimile in volume two; integral blank at end of volume one; bevelled dark red coarse buckram, lettered gilt on spine; fore- and lower- edges uncut. Spines very slightly faded, and gilt dull; otherwise a fine copy of a beautifully produced book.

First edition, English issue. Blanck, 9060 refers, but does not describe. Issued simultaneously with the American edition. The English issue was probably a rather small importation, since it is quite scarce.

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HOME (John, Esq.). The History Of the Rebellion In the year 1745. Printed by A. Strahan, New-Street Square; For T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies in the Strand, 1802. Demy 4to; Fine copper engraved frontispiece; engraved map, and three large folding plans; half-title not called for; Addendum / Errata / Directions to the Binder leaf at end; original quarter white paper lettered by hand on spine, grey paper covered boards; a.e.uncut. Boards barely holding on cords; end-papers foxed; otherwise a virtually fine copy.

CBEL, II, p.470. Home, whose biography was written by Henry Mackenzie, is best known as a dramatist. This is his only historical work.

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HONE (William). Ancient mysteries Described, Especially the English Miracle Plays, Founded on Apocryphal new testament story, Extant among the unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum; Including notices of Ecclesiastical shows, The festivals of Fools and asses - the English boy-bishop The descent into hell - the Lord Mayor's show The Guildhall giants - Christmas carols, &c. With engravings on copper and wood. Printed for William Hone, 45, Ludgate Hill, 1823 [in fact c.1860]. Demy 8vo, printed in half-sheets; half-title not called for; frontispiece and nine illustrations on text-paper, three plates (one large folding); recent black cloth, paper spine label. Nice copy.

An unacknowledged reprint. The folding plate is Michael Burgher's ‘Christ's Descent into Hell' engraved from an ancient drawing for Hearne the Antiquary, and taken by Dr. Johnson as an authority for the word ‘aroint'. A number of the other illustrations are said to be by George Cruikshank.

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[HONE (William).]. Poor Humphrey's Calendar. Wherein are given Mysterious warnings, plain hints, true tokens, Judicial judgments, prognostications, and Prophecies Concerning The Signs of the Times; Especially things to come In 1829: Discreetly shadowed forth to the Understanding of Listeners to the Voice of the stars, By Remarkable Hieroglyphics, with Explanations calculated to Satisfy the most Unlearned Inquirers into the Secrets of Futurity. Also divers Diversions and curious Conceits for The fair sex and their favourites; And many pleasant and pithy Sayings and Thoughts In prose and verse. By Poor Humphrey. The only Seventh Son of an only Seventh Son; an Unborn Doctor of the High School of Freeknowledgists; Astrophysical Manciple to the Three Universities; and sole Resolver of all Lawful Questions to Inquiring Students in the Colleges of Learning. The first edition. Published by Matilda Hone, Printseller, 29, Russel-Court [sic], Brydges-Street, Covent Garden, And Sold by All Booksellers in the United Kingdom. (Price One Shilling stitched). N.D. [1828]. 52pp, 12mo, stabbed and sewn; wood-engraved frontispiece on verso of half-title, with tissue guard; title-page printed in red and black; one wood-engraved illustration in the text; final page trade advertisements; [A]2; B-C12; issued without wrappers; a.e. uncut. Half-title and advertisement pages dusty; old library stamp on lower margins of half-title, title, and advertisement pages, partly obscuring price on title-page; otherwise a nice copy of a scarce and delicate item.

Matilda Hone was William Hone's daughter, and he allowed her to publish this work as she was at this time endeavouring to set herself up, together with a younger sister, as a print and new book seller at the Russell Court address.

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HOOD (Thomas). Memorials Of Thomas Hood. Collected, arranged, and edited by his daughter. With a preface and notes by his son. Illustrated with copies from his own sketches. In two volumes. Edward Moxon & Co., Dover Street, 1860. 2 Vols.; large folding facsimile in volume one; engraved frontispiece in volume two; numerous illustrations in text; 8pp. inserted publisher's advertisements at end of volume one, dated September, 1860; integral advertisement leaf at end of volume two; purple bead grain cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, blocked gilt on front cover, lettered and ruled gilt on spine; top- and fore- edges uncut; end-papers coated cream. Small hole in cloth of spine in volume one; cloth of covers damp-mottled; end-papers of volume one slightly damp-stained; some leaves a little marked on margins; otherwise a nice copy.

Includes a letter from Coleridge, and parts of at least one letter from Dickens, quoted at length. The numerous letters of Hood's own include a lengthy series to Dickens, which give much incidental information concerning the recipient.

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HOOD ([Thomas]). Hood's own; Or, Laughter from Year to Year. Being a further collection of his wit and humour, with a Preface by his son. Second series. Edward Moxon & Co., Dover Street, 1861. Disbound, and lacking the half-title; numerous cuts by the author in the text; a.e. red. Small chips in fore-margins of ten or a dozen early leaves; sewing sound, however, and in general a nice copy.

The first edition of the Second Series. The First Series apeared in 1839.

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[HOOD (Thomas).]. Hood in Scotland: Reminiscences Of Thomas Hood, Poet and Humorist. Including Sketch of his Antecedents, Original Letters and Poem hitherto Unpublished, And Letters, &c., by his Son and Daughter. Collected and arranged by Alex. Elliot. Introductory Notice by Charles E. Maxwell. Dundee: James P. Mathew & Co., 17 and 19 Cowgate; Edinburgh and Glasgow: John Menzies & Co.; London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1885. Double f'cap 8vo; binder's blank and lithographic frontispiece with tissue guard precede title-page; half-title not called for; facsimiles in text; pp.178; bevelled diagonally fine ribbed scarlet cloth, ruled blind on back cover, ruled and blocked black, lettered gilt, on front cover, ruled black, blocked and lettered gilt, on spine; end-papers coated dark chocolate. Spine a little marked and dull; otherwise a nice copy.

Scarce. Hood's "hitherto Unpublished" poem, ‘The Bandit', occupies some thirty pages, the unpublished letters upwards of thirty more; whilst the volume also includes one or two minor pieces reprinted from local periodicals. CBEL, III, p.225

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[HOTTEN (John Camden).]. Macaulay; The Historian, statesman, and essayist. Anecdotes Of his Life and literary labours, With some account of his Early and unknown writings. London: John Camden Hotten, [151B,] Piccadilly, 1860. Sm.f'cap 8vo; pp.viii+128; brownish red glazed wrappers, cut flush, printed black on sides and up spine, the back cover bearing publisher's advertisements; white end-papers, unprinted. Some chipping of paper on spine; otherwise a nice copy. Scarce.

The volume includes a Preface, unsigned, but dated from ‘Kensington, January 11, 1860'. Issued at 1s. According to the advertisements on the back wrapper (where Hotten's address is given as 151B), an issue was also made in cloth, with the addition of ‘a photographic portrait (the only one known of his Lordship)', at 2s. 6d.

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[HOTTEN (John Camden).]. Charles Dickens: The Story of his Life. By the Author of the "Life of Thackeray" (Second edition). John Camden Hotten, N.D. [1870]. Blank and advertisement leaf precede half-title; cancel vignette title; vignette on verso of epigraph leaf; 32pp. publisher's catalogue at end, headed ‘Special List for 1871'; pebble grain crimson cloth, ruled blind on sides, gilt on spine, lettered gilt on front cover and spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough-trimmed; end-papers coated iron grey. A nice copy.

First edition, secondary issue, consisting of sheets of the original printing, supplied with a cancel title-page, and put up without the added illustrations and facsimiles. This issue was published at 3/6d, as against 7/6d for the ordinary issue, and was intended as a supplementary volume to the "Charles Dickens Edition" of the works, with which it was bound uniformly. The catalogue at the end, which dates almost certainly from the Autumn of 1870, advertises the 7/6d issue as "This day", and the 3/6d issue without comment, but as though also available. Possibly, therefore they were published simultaneously. The book was compiled by Hotten, largely from materials suplied by Mr. H.T. Taverner.

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[HOTTEN (John Camden).]. Charles Dickens: The Story of his Life. By the Author of the "Life of Thackeray" (Second edition). John Camden Hotten, N.D. [1870]. Blank and advertisement leaf precede half-title; cancel vignette title; vignette on verso of epigraph leaf; 28pp. publisher's catalogue at end (preceded by the stubs of two excised leaves); pebble grain crimson cloth, ruled blind on sides and spine, lettered gilt on front cover and spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough-trimmed; end-papers coated iron grey. Slight wear to covers, and some fading of spine; scattered foxing and dusting; but a very good copy.

First edition, tertiary issue, consisting, as with the second issue, of sheets of the original printing, supplied with a cancel title-page, and put up without the added illustrations and facsimiles. The second issue was published at 3/6d, as against 7/6d for the ordinary issue, and was intended as a supplementary volume to the "Charles Dickens Edition" of the works, with which it was bound uniformly. The present copy, however, represents a secondary binding and a later state even of the second issue, the earlier binding having gilt instead of the present blind rules on the spine, whilst in the first state there was a 32pp. catalogue at end headed ‘Special List for 1871', which dated almost certainly from the Autumn of 1870, and advertised on its first two leaves the 7/6d issue as "This day", and the 3/6d issue without comment but as though also available (suggesting that they were published simultaneously). In the present copy these two leaves of catalogue have been removed, suppressing all reference to the price and date of issue. The book was compiled by Hotten, largely from materials suplied by Mr. H.T. Taverner.

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HUDSON (W.H., C.M.Z.S.). Birds in a village. Chapman & Hall, Ld., 1893. Sq.cr.8vo; half-title printed in red, title-page in red and black; 8pp. integral advertisements at end; diagonally fine ribbed lime-green cloth, blocked (with a design of birds and holly twigs) and lettered dark brown on front cover, blocked with publisher's monogram in brown on back cover, lettered, and with short rule, gilt on spine; end-papers coated blackish green; a.e. uncut. Very nice copy.

There are at least three variants of the binding: we believe this to be the first.

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HUDSON (W.H., C.M.Z.S.). Birds in a village. Chapman & Hall, Ld., 1893. Sq.cr.8vo; half-title printed in red, title-page in red and black; 8pp. integral advertisements at end; pale green buckram, blocked and lettered brown on front cover, blocked with publisher's monogram in brown on back cover, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; white end-papers printed in brownish orange; t.e. uncut, others rough-trimmed. In general a nice copy.

There are at least three variants of the binding: we believe this to be the second.

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HUDSON (W.H.). [Cover title:] Society for the Protection of Birds. - No.14. Lost British birds. With 15 drawings by A.D. McCormick, 1894. Demy 8vo; prelims. not called for (the first leaf, by a printers' convention, nevertheless signed ‘B'); illustrations on text-paper; pp.32; pale green wrappers, cut flush, printed outside in black, the back wrapper bearing publisher's advertisements; issued without end-papers. Wrappers and last leaf dusty, front wrapper a little creased and with several minute chips, most of back wrapper lacking; otherwise a nice copy.



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HUDSON (W.H., F.Z.S.). Birds in London. Illustrated by Bryan Hook, A.D. McCormick And from photographs from nature by R.B. Lodge. Longmans, Green, and Co., 39 Paternoster Row, 1898. Demy 8vo; frontispiece with tissue guard, fifteen plates, and one map (printed in green); fifteen illustrations on text paper; diagonally fine ribbed bright yellow-green cloth, ruled and blocked pictorially gilt on front cover, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; t.e.g., fore-edges uncut, lower-edges rough trimmed; end-papers coated dark yellow-green. Covers dull, frontispiece chipped at inner corner and neatly restored, one leaf slightly chipped with loss of two words; a little light marking and staining; in general very good.

Presentation copy, with Hudson's signed holograph inscription on back of frontispiece. The first issue.

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HUGHES (Thomas, M.P.). Alfred the Great. Macmillan & Co, Publishers, N.D. [1869]. Half-title not called for; map frontispiece printed in lilac and black, with tissue guard; title-page printed in black, lilac and red; two wood-engraved plates, with tissue guards; 2pp. integral advertisements, followed by 4pp. inserted series advertisements at end; bright blue buckram, blocked gilt, lettered bright blue through gilt, with Macmillan and series devices on front cover and spine, ruled blind on sides, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough trimmed; end-papers coated milk chocolate. A fine copy.

The eighth volume in the publisher's "Sunday Library", this volume being listed in the inserted advertisements as the latest ready. The series appeared in two simultaneous issues: as here, priced at 4s.; and, at 4s. 6d., in slightly reduced format, with bevelled edges, the back cover blocked and ruled blind, the front cover ruled and blocked with a pattern of Maltese crosses, gilt, in addition to the Macmillan and series devices, and with a.e.g. According to the advertisements in this copy ‘The issue for each year [i.e., four volumes] may be had in an Ornamented Box, price 21s.' At least the first two volumes in the series were originally published in shilling parts. In the present advertisements no mention is made of the series continuing to be published in this form.

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HUGHES (Thomas, Q.C.). The old church; What shall we do with it? Macmillan and Co., 1878. Pp.[viii]+224; 36pp. publisher's catalogue at end dated February 1878; brown patterned sand grain cloth, ruled blind on back cover, black on front cover and spine, lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough-trimmed; end-papers coated black. Fore-edge of front cover, front free end-paper and three following leaves, back end-papers and last three leaves of catalogue, all damp-stained; otherwise a nice copy.

Presentation copy from the author to his wife, bearing his brief holograph inscription, and the date ‘June 1878' on the half-title page. The front paste-down bears the slightly defective label of the "Library of the Beccles Working-Men's Co-operative Association. The Arthur Hughes' Memorial Section." recording that this volume was one of those "presented to the Library by the Executors in memory of Arthur Hughes, son of the late Judge Hughes, one of the Pioneers of the Co-operative Movement." Judge Hughes was in turn the son of Thomas Hughes, the author of this volume. An excellent association copy, with good provenance. In addition to the brief inscription, the text bears several minor alterations in Hughes' hand: ‘down' for ‘up' in the last line on p.68; deletion of the accented ‘a' before ‘Becket' five lines from the foot on p.85; ‘R C' for ‘Romish' in the last line on p.156; the running on of the second paragraph on p.179 at the end of the first ('&c., &c., But this kind'); and the substitution of ‘C[harles] K[ingsley]' for the words ‘his ministry' three lines from the foot on p.185.

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HUGHES (Thomas, Q.C.). The Manliness of Christ. London: Macmillan and Co., 1879. Pp.viii+176; publisher's inserted 40pp. Catalogue at end dated May, 1879; very dark green very fine bead grain cloth, ruled blind on sides, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut; end-papers coated dark chocolate. Neat restoration to cloth at head of front joint; label removed from front cover, leaving slight paste traces; end-papers a little chipped or cracked at gutters; otherwise, and in general effect, a nice copy.



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[?HUGHES (Thomas).]. Flying South: Recollections of France and Its Littoral By Vacuus Viator. Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1881. Light blue cloth, ruled blind on back cover, black on front cover and spine, lettered gilt on spine; a.e uncut; end-papers coated dark green. Spine splitting at joints and corners worn; internally a very nice copy, unopened throughout.

Hughes wrote travel sketches for The Spectator under this name from 1862 until at least 1895, when the volume ‘Vacation Rambles' appeared - and it seems likely therefore that these articles may be by him, though we have not seen them formally attributed to him elsewhere.

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HUGHES (Thomas). David Livingstone. Macmillan and Co., 1889. Blank before half/series title; portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, and conjugate letterpress title leaf, on plate paper; pp.[viii (excluding title leaf)]+208inserted leaf publisher's advertisements at end, dating from April 1889; scarlet buckram lettered gilt on spine; a.e. uncut. Very slight wear to cloth at head of spine and covers a little dull; otherwise a nice copy.

Issued as the third title of the ‘English Men of Action' series. The correct first issue, the advertisement leaf listing this title without reviews, and the next title, ‘Lord Lawrence', as ‘In May'.

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[HUGHES (Thomas).]. Early memories For the children By The author of "Tom Brown's Schooldays." London: Thomas Burleigh, 1899. (For private circulation only.) Pott 8vo; blank precedes title page, blank at end; half-title not called for; pp.[iv]+78+[ii]; pale grey-green wrappers printed dark olive green on sides and spine after the manner of a quarter cloth, ruled dark blue on sides, lettered dark blue on front wrapper. Slight general wear to wrappers, but a nice copy. Very scarce.

The front wrapper bears a presentation inscription: H.G.S. Hughes to Horace Hutchinson, the giver being presumably responsible for ink corrections in the text on pp.2, and 16. Light red pencil markings on pp.9 and 10 appear to suggest an error in the text, but are not easily interpretable. The book, which appeared three years after its author's death, contains recollections dating from the 1820s onwards, commencing with the five or six year old Hughes's memories of London and including a good deal of interesting detail of a kind not perhaps obtainable elsewhere. Also included are brief mentions of family contacts with Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, etc. A simply written volume, giving a good impression of Hughes the man. Printed on mould-made paper in an evidently very small edition as a momento for Hughes' family and friends.

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[HUGHES (Thomas).]. Early memories For the children By The author of "Tom Brown's Schooldays." London: Thomas Burleigh, 1899. (For private circulation only.) Pott 8vo; blank precedes title page, blank at end; half-title not called for; pp.[iv]+78+[ii]; pale grey-green wrappers printed dark olive green on sides and spine after the manner of a quarter cloth, ruled dark blue on sides, lettered dark blue on front wrapper; a.e. uncut; issued without end-papers. Slight general wear to wrappers; small erasure from fore-margin of title-page, leaving thinning; otherwise a nice copy. Very scarce.

The book, which appeared three years after its author's death, contains recollections dating from the 1820s onwards, commencing with the five or six year old Hughes's memories of London and including a good deal of interesting detail of a kind not perhaps obtainable elsewhere. Also included are brief mentions of family contacts with Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, etc. A simply written volume, giving a good impression of Hughes the man. Printed on mould-made paper in an evidently very small edition as a momento for Hughes' family and friends.

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HUGO (Victor). Napoleon The little. People's shilling edition. Vizetelly and Co., 135 Fleet Street; C.H. Clarke and Co., 148 Fleet Street, 1852. F'cap 8vo; half-title not called for; contemporary half basil, marbled sides, spine ruled and lettered gilt. A nice copy of a scarce book.

The first edition in English, and including a new note by the author (dated September, 1852). The book was first published in London, in French, earlier the same year.

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[HUGO (Victor).]. Life Of Victor Hugo By Frank T. Marzials. Walter Scott, 24 Warwick Lane, 1888. F'cap 8vo; 2pp. integral, 4pp. inserted, advertisements at end; apple green buckram, ruled, blocked, and lettered black on front cover and spine, lettered gilt on spine. Very nice copy.

First issue, the inserted advertisements listing this volume as ‘Ready April 25th.'. Includes a 30pp. bibliographical check list of Hugo's works by John P. Anderson of the British Museum.

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HUGO (Victor). The Alps and Pyrenees. Translated from the French by John Manson. Bliss, Sands and Co., 12, Burleigh Street, Strand, 1898. Pp.xviii+354; apple green coarse buckram, embossed and lettered gilt on front cover, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e.g., lower-edges rough trimmed. A nice copy.

First edition thus. Includes a Preface by A.C. Swinburne, extracted from a review. Printed at the Chiswick Press.

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HUNT (Leigh). Imagination and fancy; Or Selections from the English poets, Illustrative of those First Requisites of their Art; With markings of the best passages, critical notices Of the writers, And an essay in answer to the question "What is poetry?" Smith, Elder, and Co., 65, Cornhill, 1844. Lge.12mo; half-title not called for; blank at end, followed by inserted 24pp. publisher's catalogue, dated ‘December, 1844'; horizontally dotted line ribbed pale green cloth, ruled and blocked silver on sides; a.e. gilt; end-papers coated pale yellow. Silver on sides largely darkened to gilt, that on spine wholly to copper; slight foxing of end-papers and facing leaves; otherwise a very nice copy.

The first state of text, without the erratum ‘Page 266, line 3, for wings read winds' printed on A4 verso, and with the error uncorrected in the text, but (presumably) the second issue, the December 1844 catalogue including a notice from the Spectator praising the binding of the volume as comparable with that of any of the Annuals, and recommending it "as a gift for the coming season". The publisher's advertisement lists the book as "Just published. . . . price 10s. 6d., handsomely bound in a new kind of cloth, silver gilt, or 9s. boards." Later copies have been observed with the erratum, and the text uncorrected, without a catalogue, and with a.e. silver. The edges of the present copy are good bright gilt, and certainly not tarnished silver. Brewer, pp.207-9. Includes much excellent and detailed criticism. The authors treated at length are Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, Middleton, Dekker, Webster, Milton, Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats.

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HUNT (Leigh). Imagination and fancy; Or Selections from the English poets, Illustrative of those First Requisites of their Art; With markings of the best passages, critical notices Of the writers, And an essay in answer to the question "What is poetry?" Smith, Elder, and Co., 65, Cornhill, 1844. Lge.12mo; half-title not called for; final blank; horizontally dotted line ribbed pale green cloth, ruled and blocked silver on sides; a.e. silver; end-papers coated pale yellow. Good copy only.

The third issue, with the erratum printed on A4 verso, without an inserted catalogue, and with a.e. silver instead of gilt as in earlier issues. Brewer, pp.207-9. Includes much excellent and detailed criticism. The authors treated at length are Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, Middleton, Dekker, Webster, Milton, Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats.

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HUNT (Leigh). Stories From the Italian poets: With Lives of the writers. In two volumes. Chapman and Hall, 186 Strand, 1846. 2 Vols., lge 12mo; half-title in volume one a single inset, that to volume two, where it would also have been a single inset, not present and probably not called for in this issue (v. below), though allowed for in the pagination; publisher's inserted 24pp. Catalogue at end of volume one, dated October 1846, and including reviews of this work; volume one in horizontally ribbed dark turquoise cloth ruled and blocked blind on sides (frame and centre ornament), blocked blind, ruled, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, others rough trimmed; end-papers coated light greyish fawn; volume two in vertically ribbed dark turquoise cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides (frame only), ruled, blocked and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough trimmed; end-papers coated yellow. Neat restorations to spine in volume one; end-papers slightly cracking; otherwise fine; end-papers marked and scuffed in volume two, and a little light dusting; in general near nice.

Evidently a made up set. Volume one is the first binding, though not the first issue, as is made clear by the Catalogue (the book was published in December 1845 or January 1846). Volume two is trimmed to a slightly smaller size; the absence of a half title and the less elaborate blind blocking (the gilt blocking is the same), suggest that the binding is secondary. The spine of volume one is numbered ‘I', that of volume two ‘VOL.II'. Two issues for the price of one!

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HUNT (Leigh). The town; Its Memorable characters and events. St. Paul's to St. James's. With forty-five illustrations. Volume the first [second]. Smith, Elder, and Co., 65. [sic] Cornhill. 1848. 2 Vols., post 8vo; wood-engraved frontispiece in each volume, that to volume two with tissue guard; other illustrations on text-paper; 4pp. integral advertisements at end of volume one; 16pp. inserted publisher's catalogue, dated November 1848, at end of volume two; light brown fine diaper cloth, pressed out blind on sides and spine to leave an elaborate embossed design, and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut, fore-edges rough-trimmed; end-papers coated pale yellow. Slight wear to cloth at corners of spines; large name stamp removed from verso of each title-page, leaving thinning; two or three gatherings a little proud, although not loose; other more minor faults; in general, nonetheless, a nice copy.

The illustrations are engraved by C. Thurstan Thompson after drawings by himself and J.W. Archer; the covers are designed by W. Harry Rogers.

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HUNT (Leigh). The Correspondence Of Leigh Hunt. Edited by his eldest son. With a portrait. In two volumes. Smith, Elder and Co., 65, Cornhill, 1862 [i.e., late 1861]. 2 Vols., post 8vo; half-titles not called for; portrait frontispiece to volume one, a sepia photograph after a painting made in 1837 by Samuel Lawrence laid on to a printed mount; integral advertisement leaf at end of volume one; pp.viii+333+[i (blank)]+[ii]; [iv]+331+[i (printer's imprint)]; puce sand-grain cloth, ruled and blocked blind on sides, ruled, blocked, and lettered gilt on spine; t.e. uncut; end-papers coated yellow. Slight dulling of spine and very slight wear to extreme headband of volume two; end-papers foxed on backs, with offsetting; otherwise a very nice copy. Scarce.

Copies are sometimes seen with a 16pp. publisher's inserted catalogue at the end of volume one, never included here.

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HUNT (Leigh). A Day by the fire; And Other Papers, Hitherto uncollected. Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1870. F'cap 8vo; pp.[3]-368; publisher's 16pp. inserted catalogue at end, dated November, 1869; yellow green buckram, ruled blind on back cover, gilt on front cover, ruled and blocked elaborately gilt on spine, and with brown paper labels lettered gilt; t.e.g.; end-papers coated milk chocolate. A very good working copy of an uncommon title.

The spine labels are designed to look like calf. The eccentric pagination of the volume suggests the absence of some preliminary leaf. Examination of the first gathering, however, shows that it could only precede the half-title leaf, and would thus be a blank or an advertisement leaf. It is evident, however that there is no lack, and that this copy, at least, was made up with the final leaf of signature [A] a single inset.

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HUNT (Leigh). Essays Of Leigh Hunt. Selected and edited By Reginald Brimley Johnson. With introduction. Portrait by S. Lawrence And etchings by Herbert Railton. London: J.M. Dent and Co, 69 Great Eastern Street, 1891. Lge post 8vo; portrait frontispiece and two etched plates printed in sepia, with tissue guards; pp.xxviii+235+[i (printer's imprint)]; quarter parchment, lettered orange and gilt on spine; diagonally fine ribbed grey cloth sides; a.e. uncut; text-paper end-papers. Parchment a little foxed on spine and creased on back cover; otherwise a nice copy.

One of an edition limited to 150 numbered copies for England and 75 for America, printed at the Chiswick Press on Spalding large hand-made paper. Some of the essays are here first printed. Issued as a volume in ‘The Temple Library' series. A companion volume of Poems was issued later the same year, for which reason the first page of the Contents is here headed ‘Vol.I.'

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IRVING (Washington). Bracebridge Hall; Or, The humorists. By Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. In two volumes. John Murray, 1822. 2 Vols., demy 8vo; half-titles not called for; fly-title precedes start of text in each volume; final blank in volume one; pp.iv+393+[i (printer's imprint)]+[ii]; iv+403+[i (printer's imprint)]; contemporary half rose calf, spine with four raised bands, ruled and tooled gilt, brown labels, marbled sides; burnished sprinkled edges. Spines faded, and three labels lacking; boards slightly rubbed; foxed throughout, as usual with this title; a near-nice copy, nonetheless.

Blanck, 10110. Blanck's ‘A' setting (of, variously, two or three) throughout, volume one having ‘Davsion' for ‘Davison' in the printer's imprint on the verso of the title, and all the other ‘A' setting points noted by Blanck, as well as the cancel present at pp.93-4, denoting the earliest known issued state; and volume two having the shorter text (ending on p.303), and all the other ‘A' setting readings. Additionally, volume two exhibits the first state of the first setting of p.333, which is mis-paged ‘281', the page number appearing at the inner instead of at the outer margin. (It should be noted that Blanck's note to p.244 of volume one refers in fact to volume two, and that in the note to p.210 of volume one the word ‘question' should be substituted for the word ‘quotation' on both occasions where it is found.)

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[IRVING (Washington)]. Salmagundi: Or, The Whim-Whams and Opinions Of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq., And others. By the Author of Knickerbocker's History of New York, Sketch Book, and Bracebridge Hall. London: Printed by T. Davison, Whitefriars; For Thomas Tegg, Cheapside; and Rodwell and Martin, Bond-street: also R. Griffin and Co. Glasgow, 1824 [i.e., November, 1823]. Post 8vo; half-title not called for; pp.viii+389+[i (printer's imprint)]; early binder's cloth lettered gilt on spine; sprinkled edges. Cloth of spine torn, a little chipped at head-band, and with crude repair to front joint; contents fine. Scarce.

As far as is known, the second English edition, following the Richardson edition of 1811, though there may have been others that have disappeared (v. below!). Blanck, 10243 records what appears to be this edition and suggests that it may have been a reprint of the Paris edition of the same year, incorporating the revisions made in that. Langfield-Blackburn (pp.10-11) disagree, however, stating that the text "differs from that of all preceding editions." They are very possibly correct: in 1825 a Griffin inspired reprint of the present edition appeared, bearing a publisher's notice referring to "the corrections and revisions, dated London, November, 1823". The ‘Prefatory Notice' in this copy, inserted by the publisher, is indeed dated November, 1823 (the book being evidently intended for the Christmas market of that year, and dated ahead) - and Griffin, as part of the consortium, would of course have had access to information concerning its editing: though we believe him to have mis-stated the date of the revisions, which we think were included only in a later edition confused by Blanck with this one (v. below). The Paris edition was not published until March 1824, and could not, at any rate, have been the source for the present text. Blanck further records that the present edition is known with ‘three forms of the title-page . . . A: Without the statement ‘New Edition'; B: With the statement ‘New Edition'; and C: With the statement ‘New Edition, Corrected and Revised by the Author'. We would suggest that these relate to three different printings, and that the corrections from the Paris edition were incorporated only into C. This is given further support by Blanck's statement that the ‘Publisher's Notice' [sic] in this edition, ‘p.v [sic], indicates that this is a reprint of the Paris, 1824, edition: "The present edition is printed from one which has been submitted to the revision of one of the authors, who, at first, contemplated making essential alterations . . ."'. No such statement appears in the present copy, p.v being the first page of the Contents, though a ‘Publisher's Notice' is incorporated into the ‘Prefatory Notice': but that is a reprint of the ‘Publisher's Notice' included in the first number as published originally by D. Longworth on January 24, 1807, and which it is here said "has not found its way into any of the reprints [sic: plural] published in this country". It appears possible from all this that Langfield-Blackburn in stating that the text of this Tegg edition "differs from that of all preceding editions" were basing their observations on a copy of A, as here, whilst Blanck was using a reference copy of C - and further that A may have been set up from a (more or less mixed) set of the original parts, rather than from the revised American editions, hence calling forth Irving's comment in a letter to Charles R. Leslie dated Paris, Feb.8, 1824 (quoted by Blanck under 10113) that: "I am sorry to see that ‘Salmagundi' is published at London, with all its faults upon its head. I have corrected a copy for Galignani, whom I found bent upon putting it to press." Irving would thus have corrected a copy of A for Galignani, and the Galignani edition - or another copy of A with Irvings corrections - have become the source for C.

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IRVING (Washington), [PAULDING (James K.), and IRVING (William).]. Salmagundi: Or, The whim-whams and opinions Of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq., And others. By Washington Irving, Esq., Author of Knickerbocker's History of New York, Sketch Book, and Bracebridge Hall. Glasgow:- Richard Griffin and Co., 1825. 12mo in half-sheets; half-title not called for; mezzotint portrait frontispiece; pp.vi+315+[i (blank)]; buff boards printed black on sides and spine, the back cover bearing John Bumpus advertisements; a.e. uncut. Paper chipped at head and tail of spine, and cracked over front joint; covers generally a little dusty; otherwise a fine copy.

This edition not in Blanck, who does, however, record a joint Tegg, Rodwell & Martin, and Griffin edition of 1824, and a John Bumpus edition of 1825 (10243 and 10251). The joint edition with Tegg, etc. Blanck suggests may have been a reprint of the Paris edition of the same year, incorporating the revisions made in that. Langfield-Blackburn (pp.10-11) disagree, however, stating that the text "differs from that of all preceding editions." They are very possibly correct, since the present edition, which is presumably a Griffin inspired reprint of the joint edition, bears a publisher's notice referring to the corrections and revisions, dated London, November, 1823. This suggests that the original joint edition was published for the Christmas market of that year: the Paris edition was not published until March 1824. In the present copy p.[iii], l.12, has a redundant ‘and'.

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IRVING (Washington), [PAULDING (James K.), and IRVING (William).]. Salmagundi: Or, The whim-whams and opinions Of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq., And others. By Washington Irving, Esq., Author of Knickerbocker's History of New York, Sketch Book, and Bracebridge Hall. London: John Bumpus, 85, Newgate Street, 1825. 12mo in half-sheets; half-title not present, probably not called for; mezzotint portrait frontispiece (subscribed ‘London: John Bumpus, 1825'); pp.vi+315+[i (blank)]; contemporary half natural calf, marbled boards, spine ruled gilt and with contrasting label. Spine a trifle darkened, but a nice copy.

Blanck, 10251: "exhibits some textual variants, presumably introduced by the British editor". The volume also claims however, in the publisher's Prefatory Notice (which is dated, oddly ‘November, 1823') to include a "merry morceau" taken from the original first part: "which has not found its way into any of the reprints published in this country." The paragraph referred to appears on the same page. Blanck, 10243, records a joint Tegg, Rodwell & Martin, and Griffin edition of 1824, and we have previously handled a Richard Griffin edition published in Glasgow in 1825 with printed boards carrying Bumpus advertisements. All have the same pagination, and the prefatory matter, which differs in detail at least between the Griffin edition and this one, is in each case dated November, 1823. We suspect these ‘editions' all in fact to consist of the same sheets with merely different prelims. The joint edition with Tegg, etc. Blanck suggests may have been a reprint of the Paris edition of the same year, incorporating the revisions made in that. Langfield-Blackburn (pp.10-11) disagree, however, stating that the text "differs from that of all preceding editions." They are very possibly correct, since if it were published in November 1823 as the prefatory matter suggests, and dated ahead, it may well have in fact preceded the Paris edition, which was not published until March 1824.

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