A.R. Heath: Dealer of Rare Books & Manuscripts
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- A True Copy of the Papers Delivered by Mr. Rob. Chernocke, Mr. Ed. King, Mr. Th. Key, To the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at Tyburn, the Place of Execution, March 18th 1695/6. Published (colop) London DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed both sides as issued. Wing T2654
CALLING OUT THE MILITIA TO HELP DEFEAT PRINCE CHARLES AT THE FINAL BATTLE OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR - BATTLE OF WORCESTERAn Act Concerning the Militia’s in the respective Counties within this Common-Wealth. Published London DescriptionBroadside, large folio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms, lightly aged, printed one side, untrimmed as issued.Some Thoughts upon a Bill for General Naturalization: Addressed to Those of all Denominations who act upon Whig-Principles. Published London DescriptionSole edition, folio, fine woodcut ornament within title, 8pp., light usage, as issued but has been folded.CHARLES II By the King a Proclamation Commanding the immediate Return of all His Majesties Subjects who are in any Foreign Seminaries, and Forbidding Relief to be sent to them. Published London DescriptionBroadside, in two sheets, folio, printed in black letter, one side as issued.CHALLONER, Neville Butler. Manuscript Account of the well known Harpist fulfilling an engagement by a Mr. M. to perform at a weekend party at or near Northampton Published Northampton and London DescriptionFolio, 4pp., written in a very neat legible hand, approx 1200 words, trifle dusty, has been folded.All the Letters, Memorials, and Considerations, Concerning the offered Alliance Of the Kings of England and France, To the High and Mighty Lords, The States of the United Netherlands, According to the several Times when they were delivered: With Considerations on the said Alliance, and also Reflections on the said Considerations. Faithfully Translated from the […]Charles II By the King. A Proclamation For Publishing the Peace between His Majesty and The King of Denmark. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, woodcut arms, lightly aged, printed one side as issued, has been folded.(Bryant, William Cullen) The African Chief. Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, sm 8vo., overall 120 x 145mm, (4 1/2 x 5 1/2), decorative border, double column text, the whole printed in Gold, on semi stiff card which shows evidence on the verso of having been removed from a scrap album.HUTTON, MATTHEW An Interesting Autograph Letter written most likely to Thomas Sprat, Dean of Westminster responding to a request for information from within his own collection on the subject of Registra Zouch. 1343. Published Ayhno Description4to., single sheet written one side in a neat holograph hand, 16 lines.List of Representatives in Parliament of the Borough of Plymouth. Collected from the extant Returns and other Authentic Souces; with An Annexed Description of the Character of, and Parties to the Returns, as well as of the Electors at Different Periods. Published (colop) Plymouth DescriptionLarge folio, drop head title, 4pp printed in three columns, as […]
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- SAMPSON, W.H. [Manuscript]. Couer de Lion. Published n.d. n.p. Description8vo., 50 pages written in one neat hand, bound in original half black roan morocco, spine worn with most of leather stripped off.An Act For the Security of His Highnes the Lord Protector His Person, and Continuance of the Nation in Peace and Safety. Published London by Henry Hills and John Field DescriptionFirst edition, variant, folio, woodcut Commonwealth arms within title page, (2), 10pp., disbound.La Rarete de Prague. De Praagsche Rariekiek Published Amsterdam by Jan ‘T Lam naer de Copy van London by T.Cooper DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 17″ x 22″, engraving at top, letterpress beneath printed in four columns, one minor hole in blank margin, has been folded, printed one side as issued.FAULKNER, John A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poetry, Epigrams, Anecdotes, Riddles, &c., some prose pieces and an interesting collection of articles taken and copied from Newspapers and Magazines from the Northern part of England. Published Manchester area? Description8vo., 367 pages written throughout in one neat sloping hand, two thirds of the pages containing the Newspaper […]THEOPHRASTUS JUNIOR (pseud) A Letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Moira, on the Accusations brought against His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, by Mr. Paull. With Notes Critical and Admonitory. in which The Character and Principles of Mr. Paull and Sir Francis Burdett, are examined, And their origin and tendency briefly elucidated. […]A Laudable Partnership or Souls and Bodies cured without loss of Time. Published (London) by S.W.Fores. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, paper watermarked 1794, nice copy, uncloured, printed one side as issued.F.,S. Mr. Toland’s Clito Dissected and Fuller’s Plain Proof of the True Mother of the Pretended Prince of Wales. Made out to be no Proof. In Two Letters from a Gentleman in the Country to his Friend in London. Published London. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., peper lightly aged, (8), 32pp., disbound.Falstaff & His Prince. Published (London) by W.Holland. DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 7 1/2″ x 8 1/4″, engraved, printed one side as issued.The Confectioner General Setting forth the H—–l Desert Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etched, very good clean copy printed one side as issued.Manuscript headed ñThe following Acrostic is recommended to be placed under the bust of J–n W—s, Esqr. lately finished by Mr. Dolbyî. PublishedLondon? Description4to., an Acrostic comprising two 4 line verses written one side in a neat, bold hand, with integral blank leaf, the whole has been folded as though for mailing.BUGG, Francis The Quakers Set in their true Light, In order to give the Nations A Clear Sight Of what they hold concerning Jesus of Nazareth, the Scripture, Water Baptism, the Lords Supper, Magistracy, Ministry, Laws, and Government. Historically Collected Out of their most approved Authors, which are their best Construing books, from the year […]VENABLES, W. &. T. London House. PublishedWhitchurch (Shropshire) R.B.Jones, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large folio, 0verall 12/1/2î x 15 1/2î, printed one side, has been folded.I…….m, rather Gapish (and) S…..o, am i! PublishedNo place DescriptionA pair of hand coloured lithograph prints, each 6 1/2î x 5 1/2î, and both laid down on backing sheets.Manuscript verse headed To Mr Mathias with the following translations from Petrarch.' PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, 5 pages, containing 168 lines of verse, written in one hand, with 3 blank pages, the whole lightly aged, final blank leaf split, the whole has been folded.An album sheet containing a cut out portion of the Auctioneer Mr Christie taken from a print by R.Dighton dated 1794, above a portion of a fictional advert for an Auction of household goods by W. Neversell. Published DescriptionFolio, album leaf on which are laid a sheet containing the hand coloured cut out of Mr. […]An extensive unpublished poem titled ?The Legend of Dorothie Wadham (The Founder of Wadham Coll. Oxford)? Published (Oxford)? DescriptionFolio, 90 four-line stanzas, written throughout in a slopping hand, (2) 17 (1) pp, some light staining and usage, stitched.Downfal (of) Westminster Bridge or, My Lord in the Suds. A New Ballad. To the Tune of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury. Published n.p. n.d. DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., woodcut ornament, top right hand corner torn away, repaired and with the missing text replaced in pen facsimile, the whole lightly dusty with some creasing, […]Rumford, Benjamin Thompson , Count von. Count Rumford’s Experimental Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical. Published Dublin by W.Porter and J.Archer DescriptionThird Dublin (First collected Dublin) edition, 8vo., 3 parts each with separate title, but continuous pagination, (6), 112, (4), (113) – 188, (6), 191 – 299, (1)pp., some light paper ageing and foxing, but sound, […]Manuscript headed “Observations on the Head of Harbour Moarings in the ordinary of the Navy” Published (London) DescriptionFolio, 2 pages written in a neat Secretary style hand, with integral blank leaf, docketed in a different hand and with numerous manuscript notes on the “Docket” page in another hand, has been folded.FRANKLIN, Benjamin A Letter from Dr. Franklyn, F.R.S. to the Astronomer Royal; containing an Observation of the Transit of Mercury over the Sun, November 9th 1769: By John Winthrop, Esq; F.R.S. Hollisian Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Cambridge, New England. Published (London) DescriptionFirst printing, single leaf 4to., printed both sides, page numbered (51-2), […](CHALMERS, George – abridged by Henry Mackenzie) The Life of Thomas Paine. Published (Edinburgh) Description8vo., engraved portrait, drop title, 18pp., disbound.Manuscript titled “Manipulus Monastico- Benedictinus in usum FF:Novitiorum Monriis. Viti Ligatus. Anno 1733” Published Bavaria Description4to., manuscript , 209 pages, (approx. 37,000 words), written throughout in Latin in the same hand, bound in vellum, some wear to corners and lower portion of spine.PINDAR, Peter (ie Thomas Wolcot) The Lousiad, an Heroi-Comic Poem. Canto III. By Peter Pindar, Esquire. Published London for J.Evans DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., engraved plate by Thomas Rowlandson ?, (4), 43, (1)pp., disbound.(Printed card, completed in Manuscript) To the Honourable Committee of. Shipping I beg leave to present Mr.[Mr John Johnston x x x x x ] for the Appointment of Cadet for the [Bombay Infantry] on one of my Nominations…….. Published (London) Cox, Printer DescriptionStiff card, 4 1/2″ x 3″, printed both sides, short cuts, (no […]June 17th, 1786. Sale of Books, Folio, Paper Cases, Maps, Prints, and Letter-Cases, At the Shop late Mr. Haworth’s, Grocer, in St. Mary’s-Gate, Manchester. Published (Manchester) DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., 15cm x 15cm., light stains grinning through, laid down on backing sheet.Hand-written receipt headed ñThe Rt. Honble ye Earl of Wigtonî dated Sept. 23rd 1761 and issued to the supposed Earl of Wigton for the hire of ñCoronation Robes, the Sword and Coronettî which he wore to attend the Coronation of King George III. PublishedNo Place DescriptionSmall 4to., written in clerk hand, signed by ñMark Childî, […]The Heir Apparent in a Disagreeable Reign. re Rain. Published(London) by Duncombe 19 Little Queen St Holburn. DescriptionBroadside, sm 8vo., 7î x 6î, hand coloured engraving by ñJoe Lisleî, printed one side as issued.The Smuglers PublishedLondon Published by R.Sayer DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 10î x 11î, engraved by V. M. Picot after Barrolet, printed one side as issued.When you are an Anvil hold you still. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, slightly thumbed,good margins.A View in the Justice Room, Guildhall. Published(London) Drawn Etchd & Pubd. by Richd Dighton DescriptionBroadside, square 4to., 8î x 7î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, laid down on album leaf, above an addressed envelope to the subject.LUFFMAN, John The Ministers. The words by John Luffman. Tune. Ally Croker Published DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., engraved with illustration at top, printed one side.PHILLIPS, Richard Autograph Letter written to the publisher Thomas Cadell requesting the use of certain volumes which he needs for the Supplement to the Monthly Magazine. Published Description8vo., one page, holograph.TENNYSON, Charles Sonnets and Fugitives Pieces. Published London DescriptionFirst edition, first issue, 12mo., half title, iv, 83, (1)pp., light foxing of end papers, untrimmed copy in original grey boards, very slight wear, In fact an exceptional copy.The Order in Council, or November 6, 1832. (Laying an Embargo on Dutch Vessels and their Cargoes,) considered in reference to Cap. 48, and 49 of Magna Charta. Published for the benefit of the relations of the killed and maimed Dutch soldiers at the siege of the Antwerp Citadel. Published London: W. Molineux, DescriptionFirst edition, […]SHALES, John A potentially very important Autograph letter from the recently appointed Inspector of Excise Revenue to Charles II’s First Minister, the Earl Of Danby, on the issue of delayed returns into the financial state of the Navy. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, single page written in Secretary hand but signed by Shales, addressed, docketed, some dustiness, […]The true Effigies of the Members of the Calve’s Head Club, Held on ye 30th of January 1734, at ye Golden Eagle in Suffolk street in ye County of Middlesex. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., overall 7″ x 8″, engraved, neatly tipped onto stiff backing sheet.Terrae Filius Number 1. To be continued every Thursday. Price Three Pence. Thursday, March 15. Published (colop) London for J.Wilson and J.Fell, Sold by Mr Jackson at Oxford, Messrs Fletcher and Hodson, Cambridge. DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 6pp., has been folded with light dust line across fold, as issued.Making a Sailor a Free Mason Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, etched by Piercy Roberts, printed one side as issued.A Leg of Lamb. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward, some light usage, printed one side as issued.A Bill To deprive Her Majesty Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of the Title, Prerogatives, Right, Privileges, and Pretensions of Queen Consort of this Realm, and to dissolve the Marriage between His Majesty and the said Queen. Published (colop) (London) Printed by W.Hone DescriptionFolio, drop head title, engraved illustrations at head, 3, (1)pp., printed in double column, […]Fuscus-Eques-Medicus-Rhetor-Dux-atque Poetica. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, 6 3/4″ x 10 1/4″, etched by Powlett, partly hand coloured, printed one side as issued.Allan & Ferguson, Lithographers, Engravers, Draughtsmen and Stationers. Buchanan Place, 74 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Published(Glasgow) DescriptionBroadside, folio, overall 8 1/2î x 11î, engraved, partly printed in red, lightly used, printed one side as issued.Manuscript titled: ñWords in Renald’s history of the East & West Indies for the definition of which I had to look to the Dictionary. Feby 10th 1792î Published Description4to., 9 pages written in the same neat hand, plus blank leaves, some light usage, in original limp paper wrappers.MANN, J. S. A small archive of autograph letters written between Social Historian J. S. Mann and his agent G. H. Perres, including 5 holograph & 2 signed typed letters from Mann, 2 retained typed copies from Perres plus a holograph draft by Mann of a ñProvisional Sketch of Schemeî. PublishedBromley, Kent, & London Description10 […]RIX, William The Othe of the Lord Maior. (Delivered to the Lord Mayor by Mr. Wm. Rix, Town Clerk, Dec. 10 1774.) Published(London) DescriptionFolio, written in a neat sloping Clerk hand, 29 lines (approx 300 words), written both sides, with integral blank leaf, has been split across but with no loss.MAGNUS JACKSON (pseud?) ñConsulite in medium, et rebus Succurrite fessisî To prove the Importance of Circulation is almost needless, an obstructed Circulation of the Blood causes illnes, Water for want of Circulation becomes corrupt, Nay. Published(london) B.Bennett, Printer, 7 Cross Street, Carnaby Market DescriptionBroadside, sm. 4to., overall 7î x 9î, small nick to one edge, […]
IMPORTANT PETITION TO CORRECT A PERCEIVED INJUSTICE OF A CORRUPTED ELECTION - RESULT OVERTURNED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT.Nottingham Town Election. 1802. November 24, 1802. 1. Petition of Daniel Parker Coke, Esquire. Published (London) Nichols and Son, Printers. Description Folio, drop head title, 4pp., woodcut ornament at end of text on page 4, uncut as issued, but has been folded.Lockyer & Stone. Cheap Hat, Hosiery and Flannel Warehouse, No. 36 Bridge-Street, Bristol. Published George Routh, Printer, Shannon-Court, Corn Street. DescriptionSingle sheet, small 4to., overall 5 x 7 1/2, printed one side as issued.BOULTBEE, William An interesting autograph letter written to James Nisbett, merchant of London and Ships Chandler, partly about business and supply of sheep, but with an interesting comment on a conversation he had with a soldier who told him of the cowardice of Spanish soldiers in the Peninsular War. Published DescriptionFolio, 3 pages, 80 lines, […]
ATTITUDE OF LOYAL MEN WHO SUPPORTED PARLIAMENT DURING THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR BUT WERE AGAINST BRINGING THE KING TO CAPITAL PUNISHMENT(BURGES, Cornelius) A Vindication of the Ministers of the Gospel in, and about London, from the unjust Aspersions cast upon their former Actings for the Parliament, as if they had promoted the bringing of the King to Capital punishment. With a short Exhortation to their People to keep close to their Covenant Ingagement. Published London […]WINDHAM, William. Autograph letter written by order of His Majesty informing Lord Stanley, Colonel of the 2nd Lancashire Militia that the clothing allowance for other ranks will be the same as the previous year according to the Act of Parliament now before Parliament for reducing the number of men to serve in the militia. Published […]MALCOLM, J.P. An Historical Sketch of the Art of Caricaturing. With Graphic Illustrations. Published London for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., engraved plates, iv, 158, (2)pp., 20th Century half red morocco, gilt.TOWNSEND, John Estate and Canal Office. Proprietary Shares in the Grand Junction, Leeds and Liverpool, Kennet and Avon, Lower Medway, and all other Canals; in the Imperial and Globe Insurance Offices, the New Commercial and Surry Rail Roads, and in the West India and London Dock Companies, Bought and Sold By Private Contract. Agency Business, […]A most interesting and useful Scrap Book containing several hundred Newspaper Cuttings all related to the subject of Crime between 1828 and 1833 Published London &c. DescriptionLarge 4to., 274 pages of mounted cuttings, possibly missing a couple of leaves at the end, half calf, spine worn, lacks rear board and front board detached.The City Tonsor Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved, laid down on album sheet, water staining to corner of album sheet only.A Bold stroke for a Wife no Chicken Hazard. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving by Heath, cut close to plate line at top edge, printed one side as issued.An Epilogue – to the Way to Get Married. Published London by J.Langham DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching with later light hand colouring, printed one side, stab marks in one margin showing that it has been stitched with other pieces.This is the House for Cash Built. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, large oblong folio, overall 19″ x 14″, hand coloured etching divided into ten compartments, minor usage, has been folded, printed one side as issuedWilliam Rhodes. His Book PublishedDerby DescriptionPrinted slip, 3î x 1 1/2î, woodcut border, top and bottom, one side as issued.CARLYLE, Thomas An Autograph Letter written by the artist Thomas Carlyle to unnamed suppliers requesting that if not already sent could they add to his order,a Quire of hot pressed paper, a box of colours & slides. PublishedEdinburgh Description4to., single page, holograph 10 lines written one side, docketed and folded for mailing.LANCASTER, Joseph (A rare printed flyer requesting subscriptions for a proposal to establish schools in Villages & County Towns for the education of ten thousand children) – Respected Friends, The King, Queen, and Princesses, lately honored me with an audience at Weymouth, and after many enquiries respecting the mode of Education practised in my Institution, […]His R:H:ye Archduke Charles, late commander of the Austrian Armies. born A.D. 1771. PublishedLondon by R. Cribb DescriptionBroadside, 4to., stipple engraving by Nutter after Kinenger, printed one side as issued.The Shaver and the Shavee Published(London) By J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., overall 9 3/4î x 11î, etching by Bretherton after Bunbury, printed one side as issued.KNOWLES, Herbert Lines Written in the Church-yard of Richmond Yorkshire, October 7th, 1816. (Printed Broadside, with contemp. Manuscript copy) Published(Richmond) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., woodcut border, has been folded with some splits, laid down on album sheet, together manuscript written on 3 pages, plus blank page, written in a neat sloping hand, paper watermarked with ñBritanniaî watermark.Illustrations of Sir Andrew Agnews New Act. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, woodcut illustrations divided into quarters, cut close light fraying, printed one side.At Clifton-House-Key. For Hull and York, The Prudence, Thomas White, Master, Fitted with Eight Carriage Guns, Swivels, Close Quarters, and Men answerable, Is now Loading, and delivereth at Hull, – Takes in Goods for Ashford, Barnsley………………. Published Printed by E(lizabeth) Brooke DescriptionSingle sheet, 71/2? x 5? (19 x 13 cm), small woodcut illustration, lightly dusty, […]Mss copy of the minutes of a meeting held in the West Riding Constituency of Richard Cobden in which it is resolved to support the efforts of the Financial Reformers, the extension of the electoral franchise, and the support of Richard Cobden both as their M.P. and his reforming objectives. Published Yorkshire, Description4to., 2 1/2 […]Programme of the Grand Jubilee Procession, to take place in Edinburgh on Friday 10th August 1832, in Honour of the Passing of the Reform Bills. Published (Edinburgh) Printed at the North Briton Office Description8vo., drop head title, 3, (1) pp., has been folded, disbound.JAMES II To the most Reverend Fathers in God, William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan, and John Lord Archbishop of York Primate of England and Metropolitan. Published (colop) London by Charles Bill, Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., drop head title, leaf with woodcut Royal Arms preceeding title, […]SEYSSEL D’AIX, Count Retained manuscript copy of an important letter written in French to the King of Sardinia reporting at length of his meeting with King George II and further meetings with English diplomats. Published Londres 21 Juillet DescriptionFolio, written in one neat hand, 9 pages with 3 integral blank pages, final page docketed, has […]REES, Abraham The Doctrine of Christ, the Only Effectual Remedy against the Fear of Death: and the Union of Good Men in the Future World: In Two Sermons, preached at Cambridge On Lord’s Day, June the 27th, 1790. On Occasion of the Death of the late Rev. Robert Robinson, Who died at Birmingham, June the […]WRIGHT, William Aldis Letter from William Aldis Wright to E. L. Lushington concerning the first publication of Edward Fitzgerald’s correspondence. Published (Trinity College, Cambridge) Description8 vo., 3 pages, holograph, approx. 250 words, complete with original mailed envelope & postmark dated 1889.Spencers Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, some light soiling, neat repair, printed one side as issued.Uain Glory. A Pretty Independent Print. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.Funeral Sermon: Manuscript draft of a sermon to be preached “At Mr. Gould’s Funeral January ye 15th 1704/05”. Published No Place Description4to., 3 1/2 pages (approx 600 words) written in one hand in English, a few corrections, one large sheet folded into 4 pages with integral blanks, slightly dusty.The Funeral Procession of Madam Geneva Sepr. 29 1736. Published(London) Sold by S.Lyne at the Globe in Newgate Street. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved some dustiness, blank margins frayed (no text affected), one cross tear neatly repaired, printed one side as issued.The Slumbers of Ragotin Interrupted. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etched by J. Bretherton from the drawing by Bunbury, light water stain, and lightly aged, cut slightly skew at foot, printed one side.GIBBS, Sir Osborne Autograph Letter written to William Watson of the Merchant Seaman’s Office requesting Information on the means required for the widow of a Whaling Harpoonist to receive Aid from the Merchant Seaman’s Fund. PublishedWeymouth Description8vo., 4 pages, (approx 450 words), written in a neat legible hand, holograph.List of Prices for Curriers’ Work, as accepted October 10. 1812 Published(London) E.Billing, Printer, Bermondsey Street. DescriptionBroadside, large double folio, overall 16î X 13î, the whole laid down on backing sheet, some light usage, has been folded, printed in 4 columns.FINDEN, William Manuscript Receipt ñReceivd of Messrs Hurst & Co. 7 as 6 Prints Piper. 2. French Proofs do, Wilkie for Mr Raddon of Sidmouthî. Signed ñW. Findenî Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 6î x 4î, written in a neat sloping hand, holograph.The Visor pluckt off from Richard Thompson of Bristol, Clerk, In a Plain and True Character of Him. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title,4pp., has been folded with light dust lines,disbound.PRETYMAN-TOMLINE, Sir George As written to the bookseller-publishers Cadell & Davis ordering two publications which are to be sent as soon as may be convenient by the Stamford coach. Published DescriptionSmall 4to, 5 lines, holograph (?)CHALLONER, Neville Butler. Manuscript Account of the well known Harpist fulfilling an engagement by a Mr. M. to perform at a weekend party at or near Northampton Published Northampton and London DescriptionFolio, 4pp., written in a very neat legible hand, approx 1200 words, trifle dusty, has been folded.MILLIGAN, James. Printed slip with manuscript note written to J. Wright solicitor stating that if he approves of his poems he (the author) will be glad to supply any number of sets. Published (Carlisle) Description8vo., single sheet, addressed.James II By the King, A Proclamation For Continuing the Collection of the Customs and Subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage. Published London by the Assigns of John Bill deceased and by Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionBroadside, folio, woodcut arms and initial letter, light dustiness, printed one side as issued.The Rival Candidates. Published (London) by W.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved from a drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, hand coloured ( probably later colouring), printed one side as issued.Manuscript titled “An Epitaph on Miss Colleton.” Published No place. Description8vo., single sheet, written one side in a neat hand an 18 line poetical Epitaph.An Intimation of the Deputies of the States General, In a Late Discourse with Mr. Sidney Extraordinary Envoy from His Majesty of Great Britain. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 4pp., disboundLists of the Officers and their Deputies, belonging to the Several Courts in Wesdtminster-Hall, and elsewhere: with the Lists, Accounts, and Tables of Fees claimed by them: Which were presented to the House of Commons, Pursuant to their Order of the 4th Day of March 1730. Published London for Richard Williamson DescriptionFolio, light early waterstains, […]Manuscript titled “A Genuine Receipt to make the true Eau de Luce” Published No place. Description4to., 40 lines (approx 350 words) written black and red in the same hand both sides.British Classics. The Adventurer. Rather a Shy Character. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, 7″ x 10″, hand coloured Aquatint by J.Lisle, fine copy printed one side as issued.CHANNING, William Ellery Remarks on the Slavery Question, In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq. PublishedLondon Charles Fox and Wiley and Putnam DescriptionFirst London edition, 8vo., 79, (1)pp., uncut copy with some chipped fraying in original printed wrappers, rear wrapper loose.To My Country I My Pen Consign. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved, cut close to line border,printed one side as issued.Father Paul in his Cups __ or, The private Devotion of a Convent. In the Duenna. PublishedLondon Printed for Carington Bowles. DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î, hand-coloured Mezzotint, cut close to plate line, printed one side.A Necessary Warning to the Ministerie of the Kirk of Scotland, From the meeting of the Commissioners Of the General Assembly At Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1643. PublishedEdinburgh Printed by Evan Tyler DescriptionSole edition, 4to., title lightly dusty with couple of light ink stains, (2), 13, (1)pp., preserved in modern marbled paper wrappers, stitched.Galerie de Tableaux ou Contes Nouveaux Par un Descendant de Jean Bocace. Pour Servir a l’Education du beau Sexe. PublishedA Tempe (ie. Paris) DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., engraved title, 3 erotic engraved plates by Martinet, 24pp., some usage, disbound.WILKES, John Manuscript of the Will and Testament of John Wilkes of Milland House, Sussex, author of ñEncyclopedia Londinensisî. PublishedNo place DescriptionLarge folio, 12 pages of text, mostly written recto only, Secretary hand, each page signed by Wilkes, some light dustiness, stitched.Decret de la Convention Nationale, Du 9 Octobre 1792, lan 1.er de la Republique Francoise. Mode dexecution de la Loi qui prononce la piene de mort contre les Emigres pris les armes a la main. Published DescriptionSmall folio, single leaf printed both sides, with integral blank leaf, as issued.DOPONT, Joanne Manuscript Volume being the text of a Course of Moral Philosophy (ie. Physics) given at the University of Douai by Professor Joanne Dopont, together with folded in at the rear a Printed Prospectus for the Course to be held on the 7 & 9 June 1780. Published Description 8vo., (568) pp., written throughout […]Some Thoughts upon a Bill for General Naturalization: Addressed to Those of all Denominations who act upon Whig-Principles. Published London DescriptionSole edition, folio, fine woodcut ornament within title, 8pp., light usage, as issued but has been folded.PROCTOR, Bryan Waller (alias Barry Cornwall). Manuscript poem of 8 lines – first line ñSleep On, the world is Vainî. Signed ñB. Cornwallî. Published (London) DescriptionSingle leaf, 12mo., written on headed note paper (from 32 Weymouth Street, Portland Place W), tipped onto remains of album leaf.LAWSON, Thomas A Mite into the Treasury, Being a Word to Artists, especially to Heptatechnists, the Professors of the Seven Liberal Arts, so called, Grammar, Logick, Rhetorick, Music, Arithmetick, Geometry, Astronomy. Shewing what we own herein, being according to God and Godliness, and of God; and what we deny, proceeding from and favouring of those […]A Particular Account of the Dying Behaviour of John Matthews, Who was executed at Oxford, on Monday, August 5, 1822, For a Highway Robbery. Published (Oxford?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., the whole text cut and pasted onto backing sheet.HANDELL, George Frederich On the Humours of the Town. A Dialogue between Columbine & Punch to a Favourite Air of Mr. Handel’s. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, tall folio, engraved music with Libretto, printed one side as issued.The Siege of St. Quintin. Published (London) by W.N. Jones DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, 20″ x 8 1/2″, hand coloured engraving by Williams, has been folded, printed one side.The Lyon in Love, or the Political Farmer. An Aesopian Tale, Applicable to the present Times. Published (London ) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraving with verse beneath, light usage, printed one side as issued.A Sailor sitting for his Miniature. Published Pubd. Janry (1. 1807 by – scratched out) T.Tegg 111 Cheapside. – London pubd. by P.Roberts DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Woodward, etched by Roberts, printed one side as issued.State Mysteries a Vision of Pall Mall. Published (London) Published by W.N.Jones DescriptionBroadside, long oblong folio, overall 21″ x 8 1/2″, hand coloured etching by Charles Williams, has been folded, printed one side.SECKER, William The Nonsuch Professor in His Meridian Splendor, or the Singular Actions of Sanctified Christians. Laid open in Seaven Sermons at Allhallows Church in the Wall, London. London by M.S. for Thomas Parkhurst 1660 bound with SECKER, William. A Wedding-Ring Fit for the Finger: or, the Salve of Divinity, on the Sore of Humanity. […]STRODE, Sir John Autograph Letter written to ñthe Right Honorable his Majies. Commissioner of his Nameî at Lisbon advising that he has obtained a ship, the ñMarieî owned by Mr. Jacob to carry victuals to Lisbon. PublishedNo place. DescriptionFolio, single page, 7 lines holograph, signed, with integral address leaf with seal and has been folded […]LANCASTER, Joseph. Publishing by Subscription, By J.Lancaster, A Spelling Book, on a beautiful Type, and New Plan, that 500 Children may be taught To Read from One Book, Instead of 500, as usually required for the same purpose; For the Use of Schools, 5s. Published(London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., fine copy, printed one side as issued.The Slap up Swell wot Drives Whenever he Pleases. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, hand coloured engraving, bright copy, laid down on album sheet.Members of the Whig Club Published(London) by Dighton DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., overall 6î x 8î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, some light soiling, printed one side, but has been removed from a scrap album.Manuscript Wine bill issued by the wine dealer -Cornelius Dutch to Hannah Munday for supply of Canary Wine, Olde Hock, Champaine &c. Published(Peckham) DescriptionSmall 4to., single sheet, written in manuscript.CASSANO, Alexander. A Long and detailed Autograph Letter in which the writer, an Auctioneer and Emigre from Austria fleeing Napoleons Europe , is seeking a Certificate from the State Office to show that causes other than High Treason have brought about his order of Transportation from the British Dominions. Published 22 Piccadilly DescriptionFolio, 2 1/2 […](FORREST, Theodosius) The Roast Beef of Old England. A Cantata. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, (overall 10 1/2? x 15?) engraving after William Hogarth at top (9 1/2? x 7?) , letter press cantata in triple column separated by woodcut ornament, fine copy, laid down on backing sheet.Wellesley, Richard Colley. Autograph Letter written to to Lord Liverpool on Parliamentary matters, but particularly pressing for all assistance to be given to Brigadier General Bonham in his Parliamentary career. Published Apsley House, (London) Description4to., 1 1/2 pages, holograph. Richard Colley Wellesley (1760-1842) Governor-general of India and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, elder brother of the […]Taunton Election Extract from a New Farce, Lately come out, and Played with the greatest possible Success, among the Western Potwallers, called ñGaining A Footingî Published (colop) Wilton, H.B.Shillibeer, Printer. Description12mo., drop head title, 8pp., as issued, spine portion reinforced.SEDGEWICK, Adam Autograph Letter written to Dr. Dalrymple explaining that although he wishes to be on the Platform at the Drilll Hall for the concluding glorious meeting, the press of the smaller building and a gammy leg and unsteady head preclude him from attending. Published No Place Description8vo, single page, entirely holograph with integral blank […]WINTHROP, John An Account of the Earthquake felt in New England, and the neighbouring parts of America, on the 18th November 1755. In a Letter to Tho. Birch, D.D. Secret. R.S. by Mr.Professor Winthrop, of Cambridge in New England. Published (London for Lockyer Davies) DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., drop head title, page numbered 1-18, disbound.My Aunt!! Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, large folio, fine hand coloured engraved illustration , text beneath, printed one side as issued.The Heads of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured etching, printed one side on good quality paper as issued.L’Assemblee Nationale,- or – Grand Cooperative Meeting at St. Ann’s Hill. Respectfully Dedicated to the admirers of a “Broad Bottomed Administration” Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Starke after Gilray, light usage, has been folded, neat repair to top margin, printed one side.Nos numerus sumus. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, engraved, minor damage to bottom leaf hand corner just affecting some letters in the word “Procaccini”, else good copy laid onto semi stiff album sheet.ELLIS, John A Defence of the Thirty Nine Articles of the Church of England. Published London. Printed for H. Bonwicke, T. Goodwin, M. Wotton, S. Manship, and B. Tooke DescriptionFirst English translation, 8 vo, (4) 139 (1) pp., light stain along lower margin of most leaves (not intrusive), in contemp. calf.The Exciseman. Sung with unbounded Applause by Mr.Bannister, Mr. Dignum, and Mr. Taylor. PublishedLondon Laurie and Whittle DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured engraving by I.Cruickshank, letter press song beneath, light usage, laid down on stiff board.The Great and Glorious Days of Queen Bess. Published(London) H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side.ANDREWES, Gerrard & ANDREWES, Gerrard Thomas. Two Autograph Letters, the first written to the ñRev. Mr. Princeî at Magdallen House, the second by his Son written to Miss Prince, both on the subject of support for the Hospital for Fallen Women. Published Description4to., and 8vo., 1 page with integral address leraf, and 3 pages, both […](The Coalbrookdale Company) A New Wrought-Iron Hand Hoeing Machine. Published(London?) DescriptionSmall folio, 2 leaves integral, woodcut illustration, 4pp., printed recto only, folded as issued.BELL, Marion. Autograph Letter written by the wife of the late Sir Charles Bell to Mr. Elsom who had given her help with the publication of his letters and had written the Preface. Published(London) 47 Albany Street. N.W. Description12mo., 4 pages, holograph, has been folded for mailing.Manuscript volume in three parts commencing with a Dictionary of Medical Terms, followed by a Latin-English Medical Lexicon, and concluding with a section of Abbreviations & Contractions. Published Description8vo., 168 pages including a few blanks, written throughout in the same neat hand, (the final 44 pages loosely inserted at the end), handsomely bound in contemp. […][ANONYMOUS] Manuscript titled Pomposo to Pimposo, A Strange Character! Being A Stricture on his Trimmer Trimmed. Published Description4to, 16 pages, poem of 304 lines, plus footnotes, written in a bold sloping hand, preserved in straight grain dark blue semi-stiff paper wrappers. Light wear.All the Letters, Memorials, and Considerations, Concerning the offered Alliance Of the Kings of England and France, To the High and Mighty Lords, The States of the United Netherlands, According to the several Times when they were delivered: With Considerations on the said Alliance, and also Reflections on the said Considerations. Faithfully Translated from the […]The Loyal Man in the Moon. Published London for C.Chapple and J.Johnston DescriptionThird edition, 8vo.,13 fine woodcut illustrations by Isaac Cruickshank (one just clipped at foot by binder),, 28pp., disbound.Phillips, T. View of the Camp on Bagshot Heath; His Majesty coming up to View the Troops Taken from the Kings Stand. Published London. Pubd as the Act directs by I.F.Tomkins DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, 16″ x 8″,copper engraved view, has been folded, minor waterstain, printed one side as issued.The Morning News. Published (London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionSingle sheet, overall 12″ x 11″, engraved, minor dustiness, minor marginal tear, as issued.Gedenkwaardige Uitzetting van Louis van Brunswyk (translates as “Memorable Expulsion of Louis Brunswick”) Published Amsterdam? DescriptionBroadside, 4to., engraved with letterpress verse beneath, tipped onto album sheet.What’s!. This My Girl Nan. Published (London) M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, small folio, 7″ x 10″, hand colored engraving, printed one side as issued.Squire Minikin. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand colored engraving, fine copy printed one side as issued.The Laugh – Bubs complements to Ralffo. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issuedContradiction or a Strange Consolation. Published London at Ackermann’s DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., plate size 10″ x 8″, hand coloured engraving by Cruickshank, minor usage, printed one side as issued.LAWRENCE, Montagu Montagu Lawrence Stationer at the Globe near Durham Yard in the Strand London. Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, engraved, printed one side, has been removed from backing.HOME, Sir Everard Autograph letter written to Dr. Johnson of Bristol on his election to the Royal Society and saying that some of the Council have proposed an improvement to the names of the leech Glossopora. Also says that he will be glad to see the drawings of the Specimens of Clavicles for his father’s […]A Drap of Whiskey PublishedLondon Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î (plate size) with good margins, hand coloured Mezzotint after Dighton, light dustiness to margins, the whole laid down on backing sheet.BEVERIDGE, Henry. An interesting and detailed Autograph Letter in which Beveridge sets out the spelling and origin of various North Indian Tribes such as the ñGukkarsî or ñGakkarsî and the ñKhilgeesî or ñGilgeesî. PublishedSquires Mount Hampstead (London) Description8vo., 2 pages, (approx 250 words, holograph, with integral blank leaf, has been folded.Umbrellas to Mend PublishedLondon by J.T.Smith DescriptionSingle sheet , 8vo., overall 5 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.Manuscript headed ñInvoice of Powder Flasks shipped on board of the John Bull for Singapore to and on account of……….î including a letter of instruction addressed to ñMy Dear H.K.î Published(Birmingham?) Description4to., written one side of leaf in one hand, with integral blank leaf, half torn away, has been folded for mailingHolman, James. A letter (written by machine) addressed to ‘Dear Fox’ in response to a request for a specimen of his writing. Published n.d. Description4to., one page, 10 lines, tipped onto album sheet.ROWLEY, Charlotte (nee Shipley) A most interesting Autograph letter written at Wadi Medani on the Blue Nile describing some of her experiences there whilst on her Honeymoon. Published Description8vo., 70 lines (approx 400 words), holograph, with integral blank page.The Chelsea Monarch: or, Money Rules All. A New Court Ballad. Published London DescriptionFolio, woodcut ornament, 7, (1)pp., trifle dusty, uncut as issued.BRENTON, James. An autograph letter signed by James Brenton, to an unknown recipient. (Likely though, to be someone, perhaps a solicitor, dealing with his financial affairs) as it requests that Prize money &c that are due to his deceased son should be used to pay off some of his own outstanding debts. Published Halifax, Nova […]Manuscript headed “To wash gloves” Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., written in one hand, 12 lines, (105 words), some light dustiness, sheet has been split down centre and neatly repaired with transparent acid free tape.The Hierarchical Skimington: or a Representation of the Ambitious and Arbitrary Views of a Party. Published (London) Sold by B.Dickenson at Inigo Jones’s Head DescriptionBroadside, engraved oblong folio, couple of short cross tears neatly repaired, printed one side as issued.LE ROY, David. Nouvelles Recherches sur le Vaisseau Long des Anciens, sur Les Voiles Latines, et sur les Moyens de Diminuer les Dangers que courent les Navigateurs; Lues a l’Academie des Belles-Lettres, a la rentree publique de Paques, annee 1786: servant de suite a l’Ouvrage qui a pour titre: Les Navires des Anciens, &c. Published […]Jew purchasing old Clothes. Published Alnwick Printed and Published by W.Davison DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration, crude but early hand colouring, some light usage, printed one side as issued.The Old Man, his Son, & his Ass. Published (London) Printed for T.Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard.. John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by J.June, light soiling and usage, one neat repair, laid down on backing sheet.An Act against Clandestine Running of Uncustomed Goods, and for more Effectual Preventing of Frauds relating to the Customs. Published London by John Baskett, And by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, Deceased. DescriptionFolio, title leaf, plus pp239-258, disbound.A Messieurs des Estats. Published (Paris?) Description8vo., drop head title, 8pp., stitched as issued.The Pay & Subsistence of his Majesty’s Land Forces on the British & Irish Establishments. Published(London) Printed for John Millan near the Admiralty Office. DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 13î x 15î, engraved by G.Child, has been folded, printed one side as issued.Manuscript in Italian and Spanish titled ñLe Propositn di Pace che sa la Republica d’Olanda alla Repca. d’Anghilterraî & ñCapitolazioni della Pace fra L’Inghilterra et L’Olandaî PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, 3 pages folio, with integral blank page, written in one neat hand, docketed.BUGG, Francis The Pilgrim’s Progress, from Quakerism to Christianity. Containing a farther Discovery of the Danger of the Growth of Quakerism, not only in Point of Doctrine, but also in their Politicks, in what they call their Church-Government, both from Matter of Fact, Practice and Experience; from the Connection of the Use and Design of […]The Guard wot looks Arter the Sovereign. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., fine hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.Venus Attired by the Graces Published(London) by H. Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured aquatint by James Gillray.LOCK, Emily Autograph Letter written on behalf of Princess Christian to Mrs Haly thanking her for sending the lines about her brother which ñmuch interests the Princessî PublishedCumberland Lodge, Windsor Description8vo., 8 lines written in a neat sloping hand, written recto, with integral blank leaf.An Act for an Assessment upon England, at the rate of sixty thousand Pounds by the Moneth, for Three Moneths; from the twenty fifth day of March 1657, to the twenty fourth day of June then next ensuing. Published London, by Hen. Hills and John Field DescriptionFolio, title plus 73 pp., mostly Black Letter, disbound.DRYDEN, John Ode on St. Cecelia?s Day. CL. Drydeni. Carmen in S.Caeciliam. Latine Redditum. Published DescriptionLarge 4to., half title, 16, (4)pp., some waterstaining, in original plain wrappers, dull, surface rubbed and frayed.Palmerston, Lady E. Autograph Letter written to Lady Oliffe. Published(London) Piccadilly DescriptionSmall 8vo, 3 pages, written in one hand on crested notepaper.MacGILLIVRAY, Saunders & APPLECROSS, Tom (pseud?) An Autograph letter written by Macgillivray & addressed to the Editor of the Satirist in London on the result of the Parliamentary Election for the County of Ross, and enclosing the text of a poem written and issued after the Election by the losing Tory candidate. Published Dingwall Description4to, […]Carricatur Published Germany? DescriptionOblong folio, 13″ x 8″,lithograph, drawn by Gabriel Kollmann, some light wear to corners, printed one side as issued.
FAMILY COMMONPLACE BOOK KEPT BY A PERSON WHO WAS LATER ONE OF THE VICTIMS IN A FAMOUS VICTORIAN DOUBLE MURDERMOORE, George & family A most interesting Manuscript Commonplace book of Poems & Songs Published London DescriptionLarge 4to volume containing 65 pieces, some of several pages, all tipped into a scrapbook with no covers.A Tenth Rejected or The Dandyfied Coxcomb in a Bandbox. Published (London) By John Fairburn DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, fine original hand coloured engraving by Charles Williams, fine condition, but laid down on semi still card.The Irish Stubble Goose, with scarce a Feather left. Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, light usage, has been folded, printed one side.The Financial House that Jack Built. Published London for J.M.Richardson DescriptionSecond edition, with Additions, 8vo., 10pp., disbound.The Unfortunate Discovery. Published London Printed for & Sold by Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor early damping, printed one side as issued.This Book is the Property of William & John Perry, amd belongs to the Shakespeare Circulating Library, Hight-Street, Stratford-on-Avon : when read, it is earnestly requested it may be returned, for the general Accomodation of the Subscribers. Published Stratford. Perrys, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 12mo., (4″ x 6″), woodcut illustration, woodcut decorative border, fine copy, tipped […]The Robin Hood Society Published(London) by W.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.The Fish-Street Macaroni Published(London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, etched by Bretherton after Bunbury, corners cut, printed one side.The Conference. Instructions Given to Sir Robert Ladbroke, Knt. William Beckford, Esq; the Right Hon. Thomas Harley, Esq; and Barlow Trecothick, Esq; REPRESENTATIVES of the City of London: By their Constituents. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved illustration at top, letter press text beneath, has been folded, printed one side as issued, but cut in lower leaf […]Manuscript – Account of the Fisheries in River Tyne & Names of Proprietors Published(Newcastle?) Description4to; single sheet, written both sides, has been folded.A North Briton Extraordinary. PublishedLondon Reprinted for W. Nicoll DescriptionFirst London printing, 8vo., some foxing and ageing, 23, (1)pp., disbound.Manuscript Composition of Four Sacred Texts comprising 3 poems and a Hymn. Published DescriptionFolio, 4 pages, total 83 lines (approx 700 words) written in one neat bold hand.SMART, Christopher The Hilliad: An Epic Poem. By C. Smart, A. M. Fellow of Pembroke-Hall, in the University of Cambridge. To which are prefixed, Copious Prolegomene and Notes Variourum. Particularly, Those of Quinbus Flestrin Esq; and Martinus Macularius, M.D. Acad. Reg. Scient. Burdig. &c. Soc. Published Sold by J. Newbery and M. Cooper DescriptionFirst edition, […](B(aldwi)n, R) A Sermon Preached at the Arch-Deacons Visitation, at Burnham Westgate In the County of Norfolk, October 9, 1706. By R.B. A.M. and Vicar of East and WEest Rudhams in the same County. Published Norwich DescriptionSole edition, 4to., 26pp., disbound.A manuscript commonplace book of love poems. Published Cornwall (variously Liskeard, Devonport and Calstock) DescriptionQuarto, 80 pp., written in one legible hand throughout (except possibly for the last couple of pages), bound in quarter black roan morocco over marbled boards, a chunk missing from the backstrip and the boards a little rubbed and worn.COLEY, Henry Merlinus Anglicus Junior: or the Starry Messenger, For the Year of our Redemption, 1692. Published London by John Heptinstall Description12mo., part printed in red and black, some light waterstains, (48)pp., disbound.The Times,or 1768. Pl.2. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, 10″ x 15″, etched, with verse in triple column beneath, printed one side as issued.The British Seaman. Published London, Printed and Sold by Jennings. DescriptionSingle sheet, slim 12mo., woodcut illustration, printed one side as issued.To Sportsmen. Eley’s Patent Wire Cartridges, for Shooting Game, Wild-Fowl, Wood-Pigeons, Rooks, Rabbits, Snipe, &c. at Long Distances. Published (colop) (London) Printed by R.Macdonald Description8vo., drop head title, woodcut illustrations, 4pp., disbound.The Bishopric Genuine Designs Executed Gratis. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Kingsbury?., nice copy printed one side as issued.The Men in the Moon: or, the “Devil to Pay”. With Thirteen Cuts. The Mirror of the Times. Published London printed (for the Author) and sold by Dean and Munday DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 13 fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (24)pp., disbound.CATCOTT, A.S. (Editor) The Exercises Performed at A Visitation of the Grammar-School of Bristoll On Thursday the 7th of April, MDCCXXXVII. To which are added, Verses on the Grammar School Spoken at a Former Visitation. Publish’d by A.S.Catcott, Master of the said School. Published Bristol. Printed and sold by Felix Farley, also sold by W.Evans, […]Musical Circulating Library, No. 20 Titchborne Street, Piccadilly, and Bow Church Yard, Cheapside. Published(colop) (London) Harjette and Savill, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., very fine copy, printed one side as issued.Manuscript Poem titled In Memory of J. Ellen Gee of Kew who died in Consequence of being stung in the Eye. PublishedNo Place Description4to., single page, written in one hand, one side, has been folded, some wear at centre of the fold.A Guinea-Pig. PublishedLondon printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/1î x 6î, Mezzotint, good margins, printed one side.JEBB, Samuel (Editor) Bibliotheca Literaria, Being a Collection of Inscriptions, Medals, Dissertations, &c. T be Continued. Numb. 1. for the Year 1722. PublishedLondon Printed for W. and J. Innys and T.Woodward Description4to., some dustiness to ends, a waterstain, 48pp., uncut, stitched as issued.Live Haddock PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 7 3/4″, etching by John Thomas Smith, light waterstain to top portion, printed one side.NOBLE, Mark An interesting Autograph Letter to a Publisher requesting a response to the writer's having sent a Manuscript with a view to publication. The letter has been endorsed -îThe work declined Octr. 17th 1797î. PublishedBarming Parsonage (Warwickshire) Description4to, single sheet, written one side, holograph, 8 lines (approx 100 words), has been folded for mailing.Manuscript titled The Speech of a Sea Captain to the Carpenter of His Ship Published DescriptionFolio, single leaf, written one side in a bold hand, heading plus 19 lines, some marginal tears and splits where folded.CHARLES V, Emperor. Formula Reformationis per Caesaream Maiestatem Statibus Ecclessiasticis in Comitiis Augustanis ad deliberandum proposita, & ab eisdem, ut pact publicae consulerent, & per eam Ecclesiarum, ac Cleri sui utilitati commodius prouiderent, probata & recepta. Published Excudebat Iuo Schoeffer DescriptionFirst edition?, folio, fine woodcut vignette within title, fine woodcut initial letter, (4), 21 leavesm […]CHARLES II By the King a Proclamation Commanding the immediate Return of all His Majesties Subjects who are in any Foreign Seminaries, and Forbidding Relief to be sent to them. Published London DescriptionBroadside, in two sheets, folio, printed in black letter, one side as issued.
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