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Allgemeines Polyglotten-Lexicon Der Naturgeschichte

Nemnich's universal polyglot dictionary of natural history, vol 1, 1793
Philipp Andreas Nemnich
Nemnich & Gebauer, Hamburg & Halle, 1793
Natural History | Hard Cover | First Editions

Shakespeare's Dramatic Works

1790, Two volumes (of 3) but containing all 36 plays
William Shakespeare, and Samuel Ayscough
John Stockdale, London, 1790
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Fables in Two Parts

John Gay's fables
John Gay
J James, London, 1756
Classics | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Publii Terentii Cathaginiensis Afro Comoedia Sex

Terence's plays, published in 1736 by Westminster College
Collegii Westmonasteriensis, London, 1736
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England

Volume 2 only (of 2)
Horace Walpole
R & J Dodsley, London, 1759
Autobiography & Biography | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Plays of Shakespeare

Ewing, Dublin, 1771. 11 volumes (of 12), from the text of Samuel Johnson
William Shakespeare, from the text of Dr Samuel Johnson
Thomas Ewing, Dublin, 1771
On Hold
Drama | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Memoria Technica

Richard Grey's Method of Artificial Memory
Richard Grey
W Lowndes, London, 1799
Philosophy | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

The Life of John Buncle

1770, volume 4 only...
Thomas Amory
T Becket et al, London, 1770
Fiction | Hard Cover

Le Naturisme

Planchon's 1778 first edition, and the first use of the Naturism. From the library of Arpad Plesch
Jean Baptiste Luc Planchon
Chez R Varle, Tournay, 1778
Health & Medicine | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

The Knowledge of Medals

A rare 1697 first edition of Louis Jobert's classic numismatic treatise.
Louis Jobert, translated by Roger Gale
William Rogers, London, 1697
On Hold
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

A Select Collection of Modern Poems (1759)

Includes a very early printing of Thomas Gray's Elegy in a Country Church Yard
Thomas Gray, as well as Mark Akenside, John Armstrong et al
A Donaldson, Edinburgh, 1759
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Fables de M. De Florian

First edition in full leather with six fine engravings
Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian
P Didot L'Aine, Paris, 1792
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

Considerations sur les Corps Organisés

Charles Bonnet's evolutionary theory of Preformationalism and the Primordial Germ...
Charles Bonnet
Marc Michel Rey, Amsterdam, 1768
Natural History | Hard Cover | Fine Bindings | Leather Bound

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