Universal Harmony or, the Gentleman & Ladie's Social Companion: consisting of a great variety of the best & most favourite English & Scots songs, cantatas, &c. &c. with a curious design, by way of headpiece. London: J. Newbery, 1746. 4° (255 x 202mm). Engraved throughout, headpiece illustrations (lacking leaf numbered "p.103", corner of one leaf torn away with some loss, a few tears, one longer tear repaired on verso, several leaves misbound). Contemporary half calf (rather worn, upper cover detached, split). Provenance: Mr William Primrose ?Trench (early signature on front pastedown).
With a small quantity of miscellaneous books including Mrs Hofland's The Son of a Genius; a Tale, for the Use of Youth (London, 1816, new edition), Harry Lawton's Adventures or a Young Sailor's Wanderings in Strange Lands (London, 1866), Mrs E. T. Cobbett's Karl and the Queen of Queer-Land (New York, 1880), Captain Seccombe's Army and Navy Drolleries (London, [n.d.]), Ernst Lemberger's Portrait Miniatures of Five Centuries (London, [n.d.]), Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (London, Ward Lock & Bowden, ) and a small number of children's books published by Ernest Nister. The lot sold not subject to return.