Charles Knight's Shakspere. Napier's History of the Peninsular War. Longfellow's Works — poems — prose — Dante. Boswell's Life Of Johnson. Byron's Poetical Works. The Scene wherein Thyestes eats his own Children, is to be performed by the famous Mr Psalmanazar 1 , lately arrived from Formosa ; The whole Supper being set to Kettle-drums. Accommodations are provided, and Persons admitted in their masquing Habits. Any Person may agree by the Great, and be kept in Repair by the Year. The Doctor draws Teeth without pulling off your Mask. James's Coffee-house, either by miscalling the Servants, or requiring such things from them as are not properly within their respective Provinces; this is to give Notice, that Kidney, Keeper of the Book-Debts of the outlying Customers, and Observer of those who go off without paying, having resigned that Employment, is succeeded by John Sowton; to whose Place of Enterer of Messages and first Coffee-Grinder, William Bird is promoted; and Samuel Burdock comes as Shooe-Cleaner in the Room of the said Bird.
They are not only instructed to pronounce Words distinctly, and in a proper Tone and Accent, but to speak the Language with great Purity and Volubility of Tongue, together with all the fashionable Phrases and Compliments now in use either at Tea-Tables or visiting Days. Those that have good Voices may be taught to sing the newest Opera-Airs, and, if requir'd, to speak either Italian or French, paying something extraordinary above the common Rates.
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They whose Friends are not able to pay the full Prices may be taken as Half-boarders. She teaches such as are design'd for the Diversion of the Publick, and to act in enchanted Woods on the Theatres, by the Great. As she has often observ'd with much Concern how indecent an Education is usually given these innocent Creatures, which in some Measure is owing to their being plac'd in Rooms next the Street, where, to the great Offence of chaste and tender Ears, they learn Ribaldry, obscene Songs, and immodest Expressions from Passengers and idle People, and also to cry Fish and Card-matches, with other useless Parts of Learning to Birds who have rich Friends, she has fitted up proper and neat Apartments for them in the back Part of her said House; where she suffers none to approach them but her self, and a Servant Maid who is deaf and dumb, and whom she provided on purpose to prepare their Food and cleanse their Cages; having found by long Experience how hard a thing it is for those to keep Silence who have the Use of Speech, and the Dangers her Scholars are expos'd to by the strong Impressions that are made by harsh Sounds and vulgar Dialects.
In short, if they are Birds of any Parts or Capacity, she will undertake to render them so accomplish'd in the Compass of a Twelve-month, that they shall be fit Conversation for such Ladies as love to chuse their Friends and Companions out of this Species. Powell, as sometimes raising himself Applause from the ill Taste of an Audience; I must do him the Justice to own, that he is excellently formed for a Tragoedian, and, when he pleases, deserves the Admiration of the best Judges; as I doubt not but he will in the Conquest of Mexico, which is acted for his own Benefit To-morrow Night.
She is also well-skilled in the Drapery-part, and puts on Hoods and mixes Ribbons so as to suit the Colours of the Face with great Art and Success. This Day is publish'd An Essay on Criticism. Folio, unpaged; 6 engraved half-page illustrations; self wrappers, edges a bit toned and spotted, faint stain at bottom right-hand corner of upper cover, else very good. Prospectus for a 6 volume work , in which are reproduced specimen illustrations from Canterbury, Ipswich, Odiam, Colchester, and Southampton, with detailed descriptions.
The whole printed on exceptionally thick paper. CXXVI-CXXX ; prospectus for a piece described as "a small fragment of a work, intended to be published speedily; on the history of antient castles; and on the progress of architecture". Green boards, edges and corners worn, pages untrimmed. Broadside, folio mm. Prospectus for the rare first edition, issued in four parts, , containing 48 colored engravings by Alexander, the junior draftsman on the Macartney Embassy to China. Full page contemporary manuscript "Curious Predictions 2" on verso, entirely about the predicted fall of Napoleon.
This prospectus unrecorded. Broadside x mm. Scarce Broadside for "the most curious book of its kind hitherto extant," soliciting subscribers for the second and first complete issue in parts of Bickham's magnum opus, the outstanding English writing manual of the 18th-century, following the serial first issue also published by subscription.
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According to Muir, the Bickham venture was "the first recorded attempt to issue in periodical parts a work that was intended for subsequent issue in book form" P. Text in two columns. Previous folds, edges and corners worn, tear to last leaf through middle of last paragraph, text still legible. Back leaf provides List of subscribers. The work is described by G. Garrison as "a revolting fictitious story written to advertise Dr.
Clark Johnson's Indian blood syrup. Publisher's list of titles from the series, which include the works of Julius Caesar, Catullus, and Cicero, among many others. Broadside, 4to mm. Prospectus from the Philadelphia Repository, Extra, for Saturday, November 13, ; provides the work's table of contents. Postscript to the Extra printed on verso, along with a small advertisement for James Carson's "A Practical Grammar of the English Language" and a proposal for a collection of sacred music.
Bifolium, 4to, text only on front cover; printed letter dated August 18, , "Sir, I take the liberty to send you herewith a specimen of the paper, printing, and engravings of my standing Edition of the Bible". Integral letter addressed to Mr.
Woodward, red wax seal; top third cleanly separated from the bottom due to previous folds. Soiling, tear to front leaf not affecting text, edges and corners worn and chipped. BAL Prospectus for the "edizione secunda notabilmente aumentata". Sample title pages of this and the publisher's "Saggio Poetico ossia le tre guerre puniche in ottava rima". Bifolium, small 8vo; edges a bit worn, else very good.
Broadside x 99 mm. Contemporary autograph note to back cover. Proposal "for the printing by subscription" of this work, which does not appear to have made it to print. Previous folds, ink stains to Broadside verso, name of compiler and original price have been crossed out, small circular loss where the price has been marked out.
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A rare, unrecorded prospectus. Bifolium, 8vo; toning, chips and tears along edges, much of spine perished, else good. Prospectus advertises the 2-volume work as "in the Press, And will appear in the ensuing Spring," although the first edition does not seem to have appeared until Prospectus not in OCLC. Second edition, 8vo, pp. Thomas Hornor, a talented perspective draughtsman, obtained permission to build a shack on the scaffolding erected on St. Paul's for replacing the ball and cross above the Cathedral's dome. On it Hornor proposed to draw a huge panorama of London, which this Prospectus offers to the public in the form of four engravings.
This was to be supplemented by a Select View in London and its Neighbourhood, a work of one hundred engravings available in ten fascicles. Neither project was ever completed, making the prospectus itself the only printed result of Hornor's work. Includes 3 pages of text outlining the scope of the work, and details on ordering and the schedule of publication is outlined on the back wrapper.
See Sitwell, Great Flower Books, p. Bifolium, 4to; previous fold, else near fine. Prospectus for the Biblioteca Economica, religious works, and others. Order form laid in. Contains an important programmatic manifesto followed by the description of the new work with prices. Not in American Imprints or Sabin. Subscription bulletin laid in. Broadside, large 8vo mm. Heading reads "To the Ladies," dated 1st. March, , and is signed by F.
Although the piece does not mention the name of the journal, the dates and contents suggest that it is an advertisement for Miss Leslie's Magazine, which ran from January to December, Prospectus for this Washington-based newspaper "made up of the daily proceedings of the two Houses of Congress The Appendix is made up of the President's annual message, the reports of the principal officers of the Government that accompany it, and all the long speeches of members of Congress.
Kerly of East Hampton, Long Island.
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Address panel, postal hand stamps, red wax seal. Previous folds, minor foxing, some toning on address leaf, small circular loss at tail of address leaf at seal, but not affecting manuscript. Broadside printed receipt approx. Receipt from the office of the anti-slavery newspaper The True American, which ran in and , made out to the publisher George Merriam.
Dated June 8, , just a few days after the first appearance of this publication, on the 3rd. Signed by Wm. Verso side provides conditions and order form.
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