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Royal Academy: among them old unsaleables by Maclise and Uwins.
Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1 Edward FitzGerald 1846
West, have all been exhausted; but from the East, we have nothing but S **'s unsaleables, -- and these he has contrived to spoil, by adopting only their most outrageous fictions.
Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 2 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals Thomas Moore 1815
But, on second thoughts, it can be no great degree of praise to be the one-eyed leaders of the blind, though they might as well keep to themselves "Scott's thirty thousand copies sold," which must sadly discomfort poor Southey's unsaleables.
Byron's Poetical Works, Volume 1 George Gordon Byron Byron 1806
The North, South, and West, have all been exhausted; but from the East, we have nothing but Southey's unsaleables, -- and these he has contrived to spoil, by adopting only their most outrageous fictions.
The Works of Lord Byron: Letters and Journals. Vol. 2 George Gordon Byron Byron 1806
The 10\% higher stacking strength of the new carton offsets its slightly higher unit cost by reducing unsaleables and boosting sales.
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