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“SOMEONE HAS BEEN AT MY PORRIDGE!”

(SOUTHEY, Robert). Doctor. London, 1834-38. Five volumes. First edition of Southey’s anonymous miscellany The Doctor, best known for containing the first appearance in print of “The Three Bears.” “Any text of the story published before 1850 is a rare and desirable possession” (Quayle, 39). $4500.

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NAPOLEON'S PENINSULAR CAMPAIGNS

(NAPOLEONIC WARS) SOUTHEY, Robert. History of the Peninsular War. London, 1828-37. Six volumes.

Second edition—the first octavo edition, and greatly expanded over the first edition—of Southey's history of the Napoleonic campaigns in Spain and Portugal, attractively bound. $1800.

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“SOMEONE HAS BEEN AT MY PORRIDGE!”

(SOUTHEY, Robert). Doctor. London, 1835-47. Seven volumes. Second edition of Southey’s The Doctor, best known for containing the first appearance in print of “The Three Bears.” “Any text of the story published before 1850 is a rare and desirable possession” (Quayle, 73). $1600.

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF CHURCHILL, SOUTHEY, AND THOMSON, HANDSOMELY BOUND

CHURCHILL, Charles, SOUTHEY, Robert, and THOMSON, James. The Poetical Works. Boston, 1854-60. Fifteen volumes. 19th-century editions of the collected works of three well-known British poets, handsomely bound in contemporary calf-gilt. $1500.

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