Selections from the Davidson Collection: Important English and American Literature and Historical Americana

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ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) Rosamond An Opera Humbly Inscri...

ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719). Rosamond. An Opera. Humbly Inscrib’d to Her Grace the Dutchess of Marlborough . London: for Jacob Tonson, 1707.
ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719). Rosamond. An Opera. Humbly Inscrib’d to Her Grace the Dutchess of Marlborough . London: for Jacob Tonson, 1707. 4° (203 x 144 mm

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ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) and Sir Richard STEELE (1672-17...

ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) and Sir Richard STEELE (1672-1729)]. [ The Tatler ]. The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff Esq . London: sold by John Morphew, 1710-1711.
ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) and Sir Richard STEELE (1672-1729)]. [ The Tatler ]. The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff Esq . London

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ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) and Sir Richard STEELE (1672-17...

ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) and Sir Richard STEELE (1672-1729)]. The Spectator . London: for Sam Buckley, 1 March 1711-6 December 1712.
ADDISON, Joseph (1672-1719) and Sir Richard STEELE (1672-1729)]. The Spectator . London: for Sam Buckley, 1 March 1711-6 December 1712. 2° (312 x 199 mm). A number

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BOSWELL, James (1740-1795)] -- WALTON, Izaak (1593-1683) Th...

BOSWELL, James (1740-1795)] -- WALTON, Izaak (1593-1683). The Life of Dr. Sanderson, late Bishop of Lincoln . London: Printed for Richard Marriott, 1678.
BOSWELL, James (1740-1795)] -- WALTON, Izaak (1593-1683). The Life of Dr. Sanderson, late Bishop of Lincoln . London: Printed for Richard

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BOSWELL, James the Younger (1778-1822)] -- POPE, Walter The...

BOSWELL, James the Younger (1778-1822)] -- POPE, Walter. The Life of the Right Reverend Father in God Seth, Lord Salisbury, and Chancellor of the Most Noble Order of the Garter. London: Printed for William Keblewhite, 1697.
BOSWELL, James the Younger (1778-1822)] -- POPE, Walter. The Life of the

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BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889) The Ring and the Book London: S...

BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). The Ring and the Book . London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1868.
BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). The Ring and the Book . London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1868. 8° (172 x 106 mm). Original publisher’s green cloth over beveled boards, gilt-lettered on spines (corners just bumped

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BURROW, James] The Question Concerning Literary Property de...

BURROW, James]. The Question Concerning Literary Property determined by the Court of King's Bench on 20th April 1769 in the Cause between Andrew Millar and Robert Taylor: with the Separate Opinions of the Four Judges . London: B. Tovey, 1773.
BURROW, James]. The Question Concerning Literary Property

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CHURCHILL, Sarah Jennings (1660-1744) A group of 5 works in ...

CHURCHILL, Sarah Jennings (1660-1744). A group of 5 works in 5 volumes by or relating to Sarah Churchill, duchess of Marlborough, comprising
CHURCHILL, Sarah Jennings (1660-1744). A group of 5 works in 5 volumes by or relating to Sarah Churchill, duchess of Marlborough, comprising: An Account of the

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Autograph manuscript, fragment of v...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Autograph manuscript, fragment of verse, seven lines (beginning “The prayer of Hate, and bellows to the Herd,” from “Religious Musings”, n.d. [1794-96]. 161 x 89 mm, tipped onto stiff paper . Together with an autograph letter signed by James Gillman to an unknown recipient

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor The Plot Discovered; or An Address ...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Plot Discovered; or An Address to the People, Against Ministerial Treason . Bristol: Printed for the Author, 1795.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Plot Discovered; or An Address to the People, Against Ministerial Treason . Bristol: Printed for the Author, 1795. 8° (169 x

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor The Watchman Numbers I-X [All issue...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Watchman . Numbers I-X [All issued]. Bristol: "Published by the Author... And sold by the Booksellers and Newscarriers in Town and Country" (vol. I); "Published by the Author... and by Parsons, Paternoster-Row, London" (vols. II-X), 1 March-13 May 1796.
COLERIDGE

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Poems on Various Subjects London: G...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Poems on Various Subjects. London: G.G. and J. Robinson and J. Cottle, 1796.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Poems on Various Subjects. London: G.G. and J. Robinson and J. Cottle, 1796. 8° (166 x 107 mm). Half-title, advertisements and errata. ORIGINAL DARK BLUE GLAZED BOARDS

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Poems on Various Subjects London: G...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Poems on Various Subjects. London: G.G. and J. Robinson and J. Cottle, 1796.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Poems on Various Subjects. London: G.G. and J. Robinson and J. Cottle, 1796. 8° (151 x 89 mm). Half-title, advertisements and errata. Contemporary mottled calf, smooth

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor The Friend; A Literary, Moral, and ...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Friend; A Literary, Moral, and Political Weekly Paper, Excluding Personal and Party Politics, and the Events of the Day . Numbers 1-27, and the unnumbered "Supernumerary Essay" between numbers 20 and 21 [All issued]. Penrith: printed and published by J. Brown, 1 June

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Christabel: Kubla Khan, A Vision; T...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Christabel: Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep . London: William Bulmer for John Murray, 1816.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Christabel: Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep . London: William Bulmer for John Murray, 1816. 8° (224 x 142 mm). Half-title; 4-page

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Christabel: Kubla Khan, A Vision; T...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Christabel: Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep . London: William Bulmer for John Murray, 1816.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Christabel: Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep . London: William Bulmer for John Murray, 1816. 8° (204 x 133 mm). Half-title. (Bound without

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor [Sibylline Leaves London: Rest Fenn...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. [ Sibylline Leaves . London: Rest Fenner, 1817].
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. [ Sibylline Leaves . London: Rest Fenner, 1817]. 8° (220 x 142 mm). (Without the subsequently printed signature A, E2 rubbed and slightly frayed at foot affecting several words of manuscript). Full

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834) Sibylline Leaves: A Col...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834). Sibylline Leaves: A Collection of Poems . London: S. Curtis for Rest Fenner (preliminaries in gathering [A]), [text printed in Bristol by John Evans & Co.], 1817.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834). Sibylline Leaves: A Collection of Poems . London: S. Curtis

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Autograph manuscript signed (“ST Co...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Autograph manuscript signed (“S.T. Coleridge”) of “Sonnet addressed to Miss E. Bullock,” n.p., November 1817. One page, 4to, edges slightly frayed and toned. Provenance : John M. Schiff (his sale Sotheby’s New York, 11 December 1990, lot 75A.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor The Friend: A Series of Essays Lond...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Friend: A Series of Essays . London: Rest Fenner, 1818.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Friend: A Series of Essays . London: Rest Fenner, 1818. Vol III only (of 3), 8° (194 x 118 mm). Half-title. (Some occasional minor spotting.) 19th-century diapered cloth, morocco

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Autograph letter signed (“ST Coleri...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Autograph letter signed (“S.T. Coleridge”) to Charles Lamb, [Highgate, 1 July 1825], with a 19-word unpublished postscript. 2 pages, 4to with integral address leaf, postmarked, seal tear, several small marginal tears, quarter blue morocco slipcase. Provenance: Arthur H

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Aids to Reflection London: Taylor a...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Aids to Reflection . London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Aids to Reflection . London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825. 8° (183 x 111 mm). 4-page publisher's advertisement at end. (Lacking pp. xv-xvi which contained a printed list of Additions and

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Aids to Reflection London: Taylor a...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Aids to Reflection . London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Aids to Reflection . London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825. 8° (195 x 122 mm). 4-page publisher’s advertisements at end. ORIGINAL PAPER-BACKED BLUE BOARDS, PRINTED PAPER SPINE LABEL, UNCUT (joint

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Autograph letter signed (“ST Coleri...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Autograph letter signed (“S.T. Coleridge”) to his friend and “favourite disciple”, the stockbroker and author Thomas Allsop, Grove, Highgate, 25 May 1827. 2 pages, 4to on a bifolium, the name “T. Allsop Esq” in Coleridge’s hand, the remainder of the address in the hand of

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Autograph manuscript poem published...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Autograph manuscript poem published as “Association of Ideas”, in pencil and signed (twice with initials “S.T.C.”), comprising three parts each separately titled, “Association by Likeness,” “Association by Contrast,” and “Association by Time .” N.p., n.d. [ca. 1834]. 2

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Notes and Lectures upon Shakespeare...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Notes and Lectures upon Shakespeare . London: Pickering, 1849. 2 volumes, 8°. Original cloth. -- Essays on His Own Times . London: Pickering, 1850. 3 volumes, 8°. Original blue cloth. Wise 94. -- Notes on English Divines . London: Moxon, 1853. 2 volumes, 8°. Original plum

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, his copy] SAVIERO, Piccolo Diego ...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, his copy]. SAVIERO, Piccolo Diego. Descrizione delle pestilenza, Stata in Messina l’Anno del Signore 1743 . Messina: Officina della Società, per D. Michele de’ Chiaramonti, 1745.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, his copy]. SAVIERO, Piccolo Diego. Descrizione delle pestilenza

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, his copy] RABELAIS, François (149...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, his copy]. RABELAIS, François (1494?-1553). The Works of Francis Rabelais. Translated from the French…by M. Le Du Chat, and others . London: for T. Evans, 1784.
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, his copy]. RABELAIS, François (1494?-1553). The Works of Francis Rabelais. Translated

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ENGLISH LITERATURE] A group of works of English literature,...

ENGLISH LITERATURE]. A group of works of English literature, comprising: [DICKENS, Charles]. OHNWYN, T. 12 Illustratiosn to the Pickwick Papers by Ohnwyn. Drawn and Etched in 1847 - Now First Published . London: Albert Jackson, 1894. 8°. 12 colored plates. Later red half morocco, original blue

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FIELDING, Henry Tom Thumb A Tragedy London: J Roberts, 1730

FIELDING, Henry. Tom Thumb. A Tragedy . London: J. Roberts, 1730.
FIELDING, Henry. Tom Thumb. A Tragedy . London: J. Roberts, 1730. 8° (196 x 118 mm). Half-title, advertisement leaf. Modern calf antique. ONE OF FOUR COPIES LOCATED FIRST EDITION , issue without “Written by Scriblerus Secundus” (no

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