Literature - [Mathias (Thomas James)], The Pursuits of Liter...

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Literature - [Mathias (Thomas James)], The Pursuits of Literature: A Satirical Poem in Four Dialogues, with Notes, first complete edition of Parts I-IV, London: T. Becket, 1797, contemporary mottled calf, contemporary ink ownership stamp to title-page: W*Rose, his son's later 19th century armorial bookplate to pastedown: Sir Philp Rose, 8vo, (1); Bindings, Ward (Thomas Humphry, editor), The English Poets [...], four-volume set, London: Macmillan and Co., 1907, contemporary three-quarter vellum gilt over red cloth boards by Bickers & Son, London, stamped, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, Epsom College prize bookplates to each pastedown, 8vo, (4); Tennyson's Poems, London: 1851, contemporary panelled morocco (rubbed), gilt gauffered edges, 12mo, (1); further leather bindings, including morocco and calf; The Works of Washington Irving, ten-volume set, London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853, contemporary and later 20th century institutional cloth bindings, various, 12mo, (10); [Hook (Theodore)], Sayings and Doings: A Series of Sketches from Life, three-volume set, second edition, London: 1824, 20th century institutional bindings, 8vo, (3); facsimile and later chapbooks; etc., [approx. 43]

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