• 1. The Elegant Sharper; Or, the Science of Villainy Display'D. Being the Genuine History, and Narration of Surprising Events, Frauds, Deceptions, and Other Remarkable Occurrences, of the Celebrated and Fashionable S-R George R-...

    by Pindar, Peter, Jun. Esq. [John Wolcot]

     

    Seller Description: Fair. 18 cm tall. 160 p. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. The leaves have been trimmed. The title page has been trimmed on the bottom and no date is shown. There is no impact to the text. The wrappers (not original) show significant wear and several tears. The front wrapper and the title page and next leaf are separate, but present. The rear wrapper and last leaf have separated, but are present. John Wolcot (1738-1819) was an English satirist, who wrote under the pseudonym of ... See More Details

    1804, M. Allen

    Softcover, Fair

    Elkhorn Books

    BEST

    Portland, OR, USA

    $35.00

  • 2. Brother Peter to Brother Tom

    by Peter Pindar, Esq

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. Book John Wolcot (May 9, 1738-January 14, 1819), satirist, born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge, Devonshire, was educated by an uncle, and studied medicine. In 1767 he went as physician to Sir William Trelawny, Governor of Jamaica, and whom he induced to present him to a Church in the island then vacant, and was ordained in 1769. Sir William dying in 1772, Wolcot came home and, abandoning the Church, resumed his medical character, and settled in practice at Truro, where he discovered ... See More Details

    1893, London-For G. Goulding, James Street and J. Walker

    Hardcover, Very Good

    Rooke Books

    AVERAGE

    BATH, SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM

    $80.06

  • 3. Lousiad, Bozzy and Piozzi

    by Peter Pindar, Esq

     

    Seller Description: Fair. No dust jacket. 1787. No dust jacket. Marbled paper-cover board, with leather spine. Front board is detached, but binding remains firm. Two books bound together; Louisiad: third edition. Bozzy and Piozzi: tenth edition. Moderately water damaged pages are lightly tanned and foxed throughout. Price inscription on front pastedown, with occasional finger marking to nicked page edges. Minor dog-eared corners, and water drops. Marginalia on Lousiad, page 19. Creasing and heavy scuffing to rear ... See More Details

    1787, G. Kearsley

    Hardcover, Fair

    World of Rare Books

    HIGH

    Goring-by-Sea, WEST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM

    $220.56

  • 4. The Poetical Works of Peter Pindar, Esq.; a Distant Relation to the Poet of Thebes

    by Pindar, Peter, Esq. (John Wolcot)

     

    Seller Description: Very Good. 488 p. 21 cm. Half leather with paper boards. Gilt trim to spine. Light wear to extremities. Some foxing. Peter Pindar was the pseudonym for satirist and poet John Wolcot (1738-1819). His humour was generally coarse, and not infrequently profane. He soon discovered a paying enterprise in ridiculing the private life of the king. After the government attempted to secure silence by the bestowal of a pension, and the queen's solicitor got into action, he confined himself to smaller game ... See More Details

    1788, Messieurs Colles, White, Byrne, McKensie, Jones and Moore

    Half leather, Very Good

    Attic Books

    HIGH

    London, ON, CANADA

    $303.00