WALTON, Izaak and Charles COTTON. The Complete Angler, edited by Henry Ellis, London: for Samuel Bagster, 1815. 8°, engraved plates, engraved and woodcut illustrations, full polished calf by Morrell, gilt border, flat spine with green morocco labels, gilt cross-hatching and repeated vignette of an angler, g.e., slipcase. Bagster's second edition. The illustrations include the reproduction of the title-page cartouche and the small text engravings from the first edition. Horne 21.
[DEFOE, Daniel] Memoirs of Capt. George Carelton ... written by himself, Edinburgh: James Ballantyne for Archibald Constable and J. Murray, London, 1808. 8°, half title (title and preliminaries spotted, page edges browned), contemporary straight-grained half morocco (rubbed and slightly scuffed), t.e.g., others uncut. Provenance: David Laing, inscription to front free endpaper. LARGE PAPER COPY.
BYRON, George Gordon, Lord. Child Harold's Pilgrimage. A romaunt, London: John Murray, 1841. 4°, engraved portrait frontispiece, additional title and 62 illustrations by W. Finden on India paper, mounted (heavy spotting and some staining), contemporary blue straight-grained morocco by Riviere, gilt corner ornaments and double line border to sides, the back gilt-lettered and richly-tooled (lower board edges rubbed), marbled endpapers, g.e.
COLLINS, William. The Poetical Works, London: William Pickering, 1827. 8°, half title, full crushed red morocco gilt by W. Pratt, central armorial and elaborate corner-pieces within single line rule, spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, lettered in two, the rest with all over gilt-tooling (one corner slightly bumped), t.e.g., others uncut.
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