A collection of 17thC and 18thC leather bound books belonging to John Dyer and family comprising: A large book containing “The Fleece” 1757 and “Ruins of Rome” 1740, both poems by John Dyer with leather bound spine and hand- written notes and clear pages. Leather spined book “The Fleece” Book one 1757. Leather bound book “The Fleece” 1757 Book one with hand- written notes, possibly by John Dyer. A book belonging to W. Hylton Dyer Longstaff with hand- written poems 1761. A leather- bound book poems by John Dyer, printed by John Hughs 1761. Small book “The poetical work of John Dyer” printed by John Bell 1779 London. Bell addition “Poets of Great Britain” poems by John Dyer 1779. Small book London print 1765 “The Fleece” four parts. Reports or cases in the reigns of Henry, Edward, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth taken and collected by James Dyer, Knt printed Dublin 1794. Part one, two and three in three separated books. The privileges o the University of Cambridge by George Dyer 1824 London. The works of Horace in English verse by several hands, “volume the first” London 1757. Critical essays on English poets by John Scott 1785 London. The Museum Literary and Historical Register 1747 volume the third London 1747. The History of Health by James Mackenzie M.D. 1759 London “The Second Edition”. The Epistles of Clio and Strephon printed for J. Hooke London 1720. Observations on the River Wye by William Gilpin M.A. London 1782 Miscellaneous poems by several hands.1727, published by D. Lewis x 2. The Connoisseur by Mr Town. Volume the first London print 1755 and another. Volume the third, second edition 1757. The works of the late Catherine Talbot a new addition 1780 London. Reflections of the Seven days or week by Catherine Talbot 1820. Poems by John Dyer L.L.B. printed for J. Dodsley London 1770. Small book Thought on the knowledge of God printed by T. Swole London 1695. A book in latin ”Liturgia” London print 1670. The Platonic Lovers consisting of original letters in prose and verse printed for John Wilford 1732. Poetical works of Armstrong, Dyer and Green by Rev. George Gilfillanprinted James Nichol Edinburgh 1858. The Pleasures of imagination, a poem in 3 books for R.Dodsley London 1744. The poetical works of Mark Akenside and John Dyer London 1855. Malkins South Wales, scenery, Antiquities and Biography of South Wales by Benj. Heath Malkins Esq printed for T. N. Longman and O. Rees 1804 London with illustrations. Science and Literature in the Middle Ages by Paul Lacroix, printed by Bickers and Son London. The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Darlington by W. Hylton Dyer Longstaff Esq 1854 London. A Topographical and Historical account of the Parish of St Mary- le- Bone by Thomas Smith and printed by John Smith 1833 London.
Age related wear and tear throughout. Yellowing and foxing, tears and creases to pages. Some leather wear, tears, loose covers and pages, broken spines and staining.