LITERATURE IN IMAGES

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IMAGES OF THE PRINTED PAGE , Gower to Wordsworth

 

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SIR WILLIAM ALEXANDER , Earl of Stirling Recreations of the Muses, 1637.......... titlepage

 

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J.M.BARRIE library and working space
J.M.BARRIE writing box
FRANCIS BACON Of the Advancement of Proficience of Learning titlepage 1622
SIR FRANCIS BACON, portrait by William Marshall
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER Comedies and Tragedies
BOLTON Nero Caesar or Monarchie Depraved, 1623 titlepage
SIR THOMAS BROWNE engraved portrait by Robert White
JOHN BUNYAN Grace Abounding 1666 selected pages
BURTON Anatomy of Melancholy titlepage 1651

 

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CERVANTES lecture JVL
GEORGE CHAPMAN, portrait by William Hole
JOHN CLARE The Rural Muse 1835, the poet's cottage
JOHN CLARE Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery titlepage 1820
WILLIAM COWPER The Task 1823 (Richard Westall)

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DICKENS Sotheby's 1994, work in parts
JOHN DONNE, Sermons 1610 Sotheby's 1994, single
JOHN DONNE, Poems 1650 Sotheby's 1994,with portrait, single

 

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ULPIAN FULWELL, A Pleasant Enterlude a play printed by Edward Allde 1587 (specimen pages)

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OLIVER GOLDSMITH The Deserted Village
OLIVER GOLDSMITH Essays
GEORGE GOWER PORTRAIT single 1727, G Virtue
THOMAS GRAY, Bentley's illustration to Ode 1753 and another

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ROBERT HERRICK, titlepage and portrait, 1648

 

THOMAS HARDY (Donald Maxwell)
THOMAS HARDY (Frederick B.Adams Collection, 2001)

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JAMES JOYCE manuscripts from The Garden
JAMES JOYCE Criterion Miscellany, Anna Livia Plurabelle, and the Shellac disk
JAMES JOYCE from the collection of Stanislaus Joyce
BEN JONSON George Vertue portrait 1730
BEN JONSON MS page, Masque of Queenes 1609
SAMUEL JOHNSON The Vanity of Human Wishes 1749, TITLEPAGE

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WYNDHAM LEWIS

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JOHN MILTON
ANDREW MARVELL

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EDGAR ALLAN POE'S LETTERS, from missive to pantaloon
ALEXANDER POPE , titlepage The Rape of the Lock 1714
ALEXANDER POPE , titlepage The Dunciad 1728

 

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LAURENCE STERNE menu
LAURENCE STERNE Vol III titlepage (Dublin, single, Sotheby's 1994)
EDMUND SPENSER
EDMUND SPENSER The Red Cross Knight , William Kent 1751
JONATHAN SWIFT TITLE PAGES
titlepage, The Life and General Character of Doctor Swift by himself 1723
EARL OF SURREY portrait
THE FUNERAL PROCESSION OF SIR PHILIP SIDNEY

 

SHAKESPEARE

pages from the First Folio
titlepage, Venus and Adonis 1602
pages from King Lear 1608
titlepage to Sonnets 1609
titlepage to the 1640 edition of the Poems
THE STRATFORD MONUMENT
SIGNATURES TO LEGAL DOCUMENTS
SIGNATURES ON WILLS

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THOMSON'S THE SEASONS 1730
I.T., GRIM The Collier of Croyden 1647
MARK TWAIN The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, binding first American, Sotheby's 1994 single

 

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HENRY VAUGHAN Olor Iscanus 1651 titlepage , single
HENRY VAUGHAN Silex Scintillans 1650 titlepage

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HORACE WALPOLE Strawberry Hill, portraits and landscapes, printing and design

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