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- DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]An Act for the Attainder of several Persons guilty of the Horrid Murther of his late Sacred Majestie King Charles the First. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut initial letter, (14)pp., numbered 81-93, (1)pp., disbound.HAVERGAL, Helena. A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poems & Prose pieces collected and written by the 16 year old daughter of the Rev. Frances Havergal. Published Description4to., written throughout in a very neat hand on 176 pages, written in a quarter roan morocco, cloth sided volume, with some light wear.Awful Conflagration of the Tower of London. By Fire. Last Night, about 11 o?clock, a dreadful Fire broke out in the Tower of London, destroying all the Armoury and other property to the amount of 800,000. Published J.Tomlinson, Printer. DescriptionBroadside, folio, partly printed in bold blank, printed in double column, laid down on semi-stiff backing […]Jacob’s Return From London; or, His Ramble To Bath; as written, and deliver?d by Mr. Knight, at the Theatre-Royal, Bath. Published Printed for the BENEFIT of the CASUALTY HOSPITAL, and Sold at the Libraries; at Cye?s Printing Office ; at the Box-Lobby of the Theatre; also to be had in Bristol, of the Booksellers, and […](MEUNIER DE QUERION, Anne-Gabriel) Psaphion, ou La Courtisane de Smirne. Fragment Erotique, traduit de Grec de MNASEAS, sur un Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque du Lord B……. Ou l?on a joint Les Hommes de Promethee. Published chez Thomson Description(Second) edition, 8vo., viii, 23, (1), 103, (1), contemp. mottled calf, some rubbing.DOWDSWELL, William (Love Manuscript) headed ?A Poetical Enumeration of some pleasing Occurrence which took place at the Village of Cuxham, in the Summer of 1801. Respectfully addressed to Miss Martha Rowden By the Author.? Published DescriptionFolio, 4 pages, written throughout in the same legible hand, the final page used both as continuation of the writing, […]An extensive unpublished poem titled ?The Legend of Dorothie Wadham (The Founder of Wadham Coll.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.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, […](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.
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- 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.CROMPTON, Richard. L’Authoritie et Jurisdiction des Courts de la Maiestie de la Roygne: Nouelment colect & compose, per R.Crompton del milieu Temple Esquire. Apprentice del Ley. Published Londini in aedibus Caroli Yetsweirti DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., title page with woodcut device, cut down with loss only to part of ñAnno Domî at foot of imprint, the […](LESLIE, Charles ) A View of the Times, their Principles and Practices: In the First (Second, Third & Fourth) Volume(s) of the Rehearsals. By Philalethes. Published London, Printed and Sold by the Booksellers DescriptionFirst collected edition, folio, 4 volumes, with title pages to the first three volumes, each with Preface and Index, a total of […]An Address To his Majesty, on his late happy escape from Assassination. (with) His Majesty’s Most gracious Answer. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side in double column, central woodcut division ornament, lower right hand corner cut away, laid down on backing sheet.(WALKER, Henry) The Remonstrance of the Commons of England, to the House of Commons Assembled in Parliament. Preferred to them by the hands of the Speaker. Published (London) Description4to., early damp stains to lower portion of leaves, (2), 12pp., (without final blank leaf), disbound.The Political Queen that Jack Loves. Published London. Printed and Published by Roach & Co. DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 13 fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, 20, (4)pp, (including final leaf of adverts), disbound.ONDERDONK, Benjamin Treadwell Circular. (A Letter with proposed Prayers written to the “Clergy and Laity of the Diocese of New York” advising & warning that Cholera has “reached the American Shore”.) Published (New York) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, some slight marginal damage to top leaf hand corner with loss of “the C”, paper lightly aged, laid […]HEATH, Charles Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of Ragland Castle, with a Variety of other Particulars, deserving the stranger’s notice, relating to That Much Admired Ruin, and its Neighbourhood. Collected from Original Papers, and Unquestionable Authorities. Published Monmouth. Printed and Sold by Him and by Mr. Murray, London DescriptionEighth edition, […](BATE, George) The Regall Apology:or, the Declaration of the Commons, Feb.11.1647. Canvassed. Wherein Every Objection, and their whole Charge Against His Majesty is cleared, and for the most part, retorted. Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (2), 92pp, few minor spots and dustiness, wide margined copy, in later quarter calf, marbled paper sides.CROKE, Sir George An Abridgement Of the Three Volumes of Reports Of the Learned Sr. George Croke Kt. Of such Select Cases as were Adjudged in the Courts of Kings-Bench and Common-Bench, During the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth, King James , and King Charles the First. By William Hughes of Grayes-Inne, Esq. Published London for […]Despair. A Vision. Derry Down and John Bull, A Simile. Being Two Political Parodies on “Darkness”, And a scene from “The Giaour”, by Lord Byron. Together with A Love Letter from John Bull to Liberty. And A Farewell Address from the Same to the Same. Published (London) Printede, for the Author by T.Hamblin and Sold […]CUST, J. The Speech of the Speaker of the House of Commons On Wednesday, December 2, 1761. Upon Presenting to His Majesty The Bill to enable His Majesty to make Provision for supporting the Royal Dignity of the Queen, in case She shall survive His Majesty; Which then passed the Royal Assent. Published London for […]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.William Rhodes. His Book PublishedDerby DescriptionPrinted slip, 3î x 1 1/2î, woodcut border, top and bottom, one side as issued.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 […]Lodgings to Let PublishedLondon by J.L.Marks DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., overall 7î x 8 1/2î, hand coloured engraving, 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.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.“Street Toy Seller” PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.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.Manuscript headed Securities in possession of Donaldson & Glenny – assignable. Published DescriptionFolio, single leaf written recto only in a neat secretary hand in both black and red ink, together with integral blank leaf, has been folded.Grubbe Family Manuscript Programmes for two performances; the first Beauty and the Beast, the second Coz and Boz, to be performed by members of the Grubbe Family at the Theatre Royal, 23 Queens Square. Published DescriptionThree sheets 8vo., written in two hands one side.DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]Palmerston, Lady E. Autograph Letter written to Lady Oliffe. Published(London) Piccadilly DescriptionSmall 8vo, 3 pages, written in one hand on crested notepaper.GRANVILLE, John Carteret, Earl of. Whitehall June 23, 1743. This morning, Mr. Parker, one of His Majesty’s Messengers, arrived at the Duke of Newcastle’s Office with the following letter from the Right Honourable the Lord Carteret to His Grace. Published (London) by Edward Owen, DescriptionBroadsheet, folio, paper lightly aged, some inner marginal fraying (no text […]The Proceedings of the House of Lords, concerning The Scottish Conspiracy, and the Papers Laid before that House, By Her Majesties Command, Relating thereunto. Published London by Charles Bill, and the Execurtix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas’d. DescriptionFirst edition, folio, 67, (1)., fine copy, uncut, stitched as issued.CARYL, Joseph The Saints Thankfull Acclamation at Christs Resumption of his Great Power and the Initials of his Kingdome. Delivered in a Sermon at Westminster, before the Honourable House of Commons, upon the day of their solemne Thanksgiving under God, for the great victory given our Armie, under the Command of the Noble Lord Fairfax, […]SWIFT, Jonathan The Poetical Works, of J.S.D.D.D.S.P.D. consisting of Curious Miscellaneous Pieces, both Humourous and Satyrical. Reprinted from the Second Dublin Edition, with Notes and Additions. Published (Edinburgh ?) Description12mo., Engraved frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, (8), 304pp., contemp. panelled calf, some light wear, but overall sound.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.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.The Unpleasant Rencontre Published London by Thos McLean DescriptionOblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint by D.T.Egerton, some light usage, printed one side as issued.A Northern Ass. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., 9″ x8″, engraved, printed one side as issued.A View of the Telegraph, Cambridge. Published (London) Drawn, Etchd & Pubd by Dighton, Charg. Cross DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving, printed one side as issued.Spencers Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, some light soiling, neat repair, printed one side as issued.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.William Corder. As he appeared in Bury Gaol a few days previous to his Trial. Published London. by Knight & Lacy DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured Aquatint illustration, plate size 5 1/2″ x 8 1/4″, printed one side as issued.An Act for The Tryal of Sir John Stowel Knight of the Bath, David Jenkins Esq; Walter Slingsby Esq; Brown Bushel, William Davenant, otherwise called Sir William Davenant, and Colonel Gerrard. Published (colop) London Printed by Edward Husband and Iohn Field DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut Commonwealth Arms, fine woodcut initial letter, dusty and […]STANHOPE, William (Lord Harrington) Fine autograph letter written to the Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, in which he forwards dispatches received from the Prime Minister’s brother Horatio Walpole in The Hague, and forwards copy of a letter he has written to the French envoy on the important subject of the Peace Treaty for Walpole’s approval or […]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.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.(DEFOE, Daniel) A New Test of the Church of England’s Loyalty and Church Loyalty Compar’d. Published(London) DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., 32pp., disbound.When you are an Anvil hold you still. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, slightly thumbed,good margins.Orpheus and Euridyce. Published(London) by H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured etching , printed one side.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.A Brace of Blessings. Published S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching thought to be by Isaac Cruickshank, printed one side as issued.Manuscript Volume containing Three Parts. I. An Art Manual on the subject of perspective and colour blending based around Chevreul. II. A manuscript on the plays of Shakespeare with a Chronogical Table of Plays and notes on the subject. III A wordbook in the same hand by a practicing poet with various drafts of his […]LEACH, Thomas. Cases in Crown Law, determined by The Twelve Judges; by the Court of King’s Bench; and by Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer, and General Gaol Delivery; from the Fourth year of George the Second to the Thirty-Second year of George the Third. Published London for T. Cadwell. DescriptionSecond edition, with Corrections and Additions., […]BATES, Ely. Christian Politics. In Four Parts. Published London, by C. Whittingham, DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., xvi, 445 (1) pp., contemporary tree calf, full gilt spine, light wear to extremities, one joint partly cracked, label chipped.(WAKE, William) The Missionarie’s Arts Discovered: or, An Account of their Ways of Insinuation, their Artifices and several Methods of which they serve themselves in making Converts. With a Letter to Mr. Pulton, challenging him to make good his Charge of Disloyalty against Protestants. And, An Historical Preface, containing an Account of their introducing the […]DEFOE, Daniel The True-born Englishman: A Satire. Published London Printed by G.Auld for A Cleugh Description12mo., 34, (2)pp., disbound.The Ganders addressing the Lion, to have the Elephant remov’d. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, overall 11″ x 15″, engraved hand coloured illustration with poems beneath printed in parallel double column, the whole laid down on backing sheet.The Freemasons Surpriz’d, or the Secret Discover’d. A True Tale from a Mason’s Lodge in Canterbury. Published London, Printed for Robt. Sayer DescriptionBroadside, engraved, oblong folio, poem printed beneath in triple column, some ageing, laid down on thick card.St. Stephens Fair. “O don’t you think it a wonderful Fair.” Published London by Thos Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, printed one side as issued.My Aunt!! Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, large folio, fine hand coloured engraved illustration , text beneath, printed one side as issued.A Parliamentary Debate in Pipes’s Ground. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.Wey Mouth Published (London) by S.E.Fores DescriptionBroadsider, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, (after Gilray), some light usage, printed one side as issued.PRINCE, Thomas A Sermon Deliver’d at the South-Church in Boston, New-England, August 14, 1746. Being the Day of General Thanksgiving for the Great Deliverance of the British Nations, By the Glorious and Happy Victory near Culloden. Obtained by His Royalk Highness Prince William Duke of Cumberland, April 16, in the same Year. Wherein the Greatness […]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.A Manuscript Note written to the High Sherrif “humbly praying he will have the goodness to remember them as hath been customary at former Assizes”. Published Lincoln Castle DescriptionSingle page, oblong slim 4to., 6 lines written in one neat, legible sloping hand.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.(A New Year Handbill advertising a 17th Century French Carter) PublishedNo place (France) DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration with verse beneath, printed one side as issued.The Great and Glorious Days of Queen Bess. Published(London) H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side.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.Peter Pindar, Jun (pseud) Three R—-l Bloods; or, A Lame R—–t, A Darling Commander, and a Love-Sick Admiral. A Poem by Peter Pindar, Jun. PublishedLondon Published by E.Wilson DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 27, (1)pp., disbound.Proposals for Opening A Scotch Eating House, or, North Country Ordinary, and Scotch Chocolate House, In the Neighbourhood of St. James. Published(London) by R.Bassam DescriptionBroadside, small folio, some fox marks, one with small hole removing two letters, small piece of pink paper stuck on covering a few words, cut close, with removal of imprint, has […]A North Briton Extraordinary. PublishedLondon Reprinted for W. Nicoll DescriptionFirst London printing, 8vo., some foxing and ageing, 23, (1)pp., disbound.LUFFMAN, John The Ministers. The words by John Luffman. Tune. Ally Croker Published DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., engraved with illustration at top, printed one side.STABLES, William Gordon A collection of six Autograph Letters written mostly to his publisher Hutchinson, four of which are relating to his book The City at the Pole; one to a Mr. Richards about his book on Caravan Life and one to his publisher but not mentioning the book in question. Published Description12mo., 5 letters […](MEUNIER DE QUERION, Anne-Gabriel) Psaphion, ou La Courtisane de Smirne. Fragment Erotique, traduit de Grec de MNASEAS, sur un Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque du Lord B……. Ou l?on a joint Les Hommes de Promethee. Published chez Thomson Description(Second) edition, 8vo., viii, 23, (1), 103, (1), contemp. mottled calf, some rubbing.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.A Copy of First, The Letter sent by the Queenes Majestie concerning the the collection of the Recusants Money for the Scottish War, April 17. 1639. Secondly, The Letter sent by Sir Kenneth Digby, and Mr. Mountague, concerning their contribution. Thirdly, The Letter sent by those assembled in London, to every shire. Fourthly, The names […]PHILANTROPOS (pseud) Manuscript headed “To the Community in General By Philantropos” Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, written in one sloping hand, 38 lines, some light dustiness, written one side.Addresses, Remonstrances, and Petitions; Commencing the 24th of June, 1769, Presented to the King and Parliament, from the Court of Common Council, and the Livery in Common Hall assembled, with his Majesty’s Answers, Made by the late Mr Alderman Beckford, When Lord Mayor of the City of London. Published (London) Printed by Henry Fenwick DescriptionFirst […](REYNOLDS, John) Votivae Angliae: The Desires and Wishes of England. Contained in a Patheticall Discourse, presented to the King on New-yeares Day last. Wherein are unfolded and represented, many strong Reasons, and true and solide Motiues, to perswade his Majestie to drawe his Royall Sword, for the restoring of the Pallatynat, and Electorat, to his […]BARLOW, William The Eagle and the Body; Described in One Sermon Preached before Queene Elizabeth of precious memorie, in Lent. Anno 1601. By William Barlow Doctor of Diuinitie, now Bishop of Lincolne, Newly called for, and set foorth. Published London Printed for Matthew Lavv DescriptionSole edition, 4to., decorative woodcut border to title, outer margin of […]The Report of the Committee of the House of Commons, To Whom It was referred to consider of the Humble Petitions of several Creditors and Proprietors of Principal Mony, Annuities and Shares in the Mine-Adventure of England; With the Resolutions of the House of Commons thereupon. Published London for Jacob Tonson, Timothy Goodwin, Joshua Lintott, […]Love Laughs at Locksmiths. Published London Designed and Pubd. by T.Rowlandson DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, hand coloured etching by Thomas Rowlandson, 3 very small surface scuff marks, lightly aged, printed one side as issued.(DRAKE, Sir William) The Long Parliament Revived: or, An Act for Continuation, and the not Dissolving the Long Parliament (callk’d by King Charles the First, in the year 1640) but by an Act of Parliament. With Undeniable Reasons deduced from the said Act to prove that the Parliament is not yet Dissolved. Also, Mr. William […]Call Again To-Morrow Written by C.Dibdin; Composed by Mr. Reeve; and sung by Mr. Smith, with unbound Applause, in the “Magic Minstrel,” at the Aquatic Theatre, Sadlers’ Wells. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., engraved illustration, letter press text beneath, laid down on backing sheet.(An Irishman) The Queen that Jack Found. With Thirteen Cuts. Published London Printed and Published by Joh n Fairburn DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (40)pp., disbound.(CHAMBERLAYNE, Edward) Englands Wants: or several Proposals Probably beneficial for England, Humbly Offered to the Consideration of all Good Patriots in Both Houses of Parliament. By a true lover of his Country. Published London for Jo. Martyn DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., some early waterstains, 43, (1)pp., untrimmed copy in late 19th Century dark blue cloth.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 […]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. […]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.Untitled engraved portrait of the Young Pretender, Charles James Stuart after the portrait by Allan Ramsey. PublishedParis Chez Chereau rue St Jacques DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, 0verall 8 1/2″ x 11 1/2″, engraved by Robert Strange (attrib) from the painting by Allan Ramsey, tipped onto backing sheet.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 Slap up Swell wot Drives Whenever he Pleases. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, hand coloured engraving, bright copy, laid down on album sheet.Windmills PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 4 3/4″ 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 mailingManuscript Deposition setting out the case against the Defendant, Mary Ross, for her Trespass and causing Wilful Damage to the property of the Plaintiff, Elizabeth Wakefield at her house in Handsworth (West Midlands) Published DescriptionFolio, written both sides of initial leaf (approx 500 words), written in a neat secretary hand, with integral blank leaf.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 (?)An Act for the Attainder of several Persons guilty of the Horrid Murther of his late Sacred Majestie King Charles the First. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut initial letter, (14)pp., numbered 81-93, (1)pp., disbound.(Defoe, Daniel, or Welwood, James – both attributed) An Answer to the Late K. James’s Last Declaration, dated at St. Germains, April 17. S.N. 1693. Published Edinburgh DescriptionFirst Edinburgh edition, 4to, ends trifle dusty (2) 22 pp., disbound.The Convention between the Crowns of Great Britain and Spain, concluded at the Pardo on the 14th of January 1739. The King of Great Britain’s Full Power. The King of Spain’s Full Power. The two separate articles belonging to the convention. His Britannick Majesty’s Ratification of the Convention. His Catholick Majesty’s Ratification of the Convention. […](A Contemporary Manuscript List of) ñSpeakers in the Debate on addressing the King on his Speech at Hanover. Dated 13 Novr. 1755î. Published (London) Description4to., single sheet written in one handPLUMTRE, James. A Collection of Songs, Moral, Sentimental, Instructive and Amusing. The Words selected and revised by the Revd. James Plumtre, M.A. Fellow of Clare Hall. The Music adapted and composed by Charles Hague. Mus. Doc. and Professor of Music in the University of Cambridge. Published London sold by Preston. F. & C. Rivington. W.Clarke. […](PARKER, Samuel – Editor) Censura Temporum. The Good or Ill Tendencies of Books, Sermons, Pamphlets, &c. Impartially consider’d, In a Dialogue between Eubulus and Sophronius. For the Month of August 1708 Published London for H.Clements Description4to., pages numbered (2), 227 – 254, (2)., some dustiness to ends, and marginal fraying, stitched as issued.Manuscript Document being the Official Return of the costs for the month of September 1600 of the Royal Dockyard at Deptford signed by Greville in his role as Treasurer of the Navy. Published Deptford. DescriptionFolio, single sheet, written one side, but Docketed, has been folded.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.The Duke of York. A Plain Statement of the Conduct of the Ministry and the Opposition towards His Royal Highness The Duke of York. Published London by B.McMillan sold by T.Egerton, H.D.Symonds DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2), 53, (1)pp., few minor spots, disbound.BAILEY, John E The Grammar School of Leigh, Co. Lancaster, and its Library: A Lecture delivered to the Members of the Leigh Literary Society, 10thy February, 1879. Reprinted from the “Leigh Chronicle” Published Leigh, Lancashire. Printed and Published at the “Chronicle” Office, Manchetster DescriptionFirst separate publication, 8vo., 30, (2)pp., in original printed wrappers, small library […]VIS A VIS Published London by Thos, McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Acquatint “Design’d & Etch’d by D.T.Egerton”, wide margins, printed one side 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.The Tables Turn’d. Published London by Thos. McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint illustration Designed and Etched by D.T.Egerton, some light soiling to margins, stab marks where has been bound with other pieces.Peter Sham Love’s Duel. Published London Pubd. by J.L.Marks DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured etching by J.Lewis Marks, has been folded, printed one side.A Form of Prayer and Thanksgiving to Almighty God; To be used In all Churches and Chapels throughout those Parts of the United Kingdom called England Ireland, on Thursday the Thirteenth Day of January 1814, being the Day appointed by Proclamation for a General Thanksgiving to Almighty God. To acknowledge the great Goodness and Mercy […]The Slough Representing The King of Prussia standing Centinel. The Empress of Germany drove by the French King. Count Bruhl riding Postillion and the K. of P….d Lacky. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side on good quality paper.Two O’Clock in the Morning. Rat. Tat. Tat. Tingle. Tingle. Tingle. PublishedLondon Thos. McLean DescriptionBroadside, folio, drawn by ñEgoî, fine hand-coloured Aquatint illustration by H. Pyall, printed one side as issued.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.RUDD, Sayer A Sermon Occasioned by the Death Of the late Mr. Matthew Madden. Preached at Devonshire Square, January the 16th, 1731/32. PublishedLondon Printed for Aaron Ward DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., funerary woodcut border to title, minor waterstains, 56pp., disbound.TWINING, Richard Observations on the Tea and Window Act, and on The Tea Trade. PublishedLondon Printed for T.Cadell DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., half title, (4), 66, (2)pp., ends trifle dusty, disbound.Debates on Palmistry From an Original Sketch in Oil by Hogarth, in the Possession of Mr. Saml. Ireland. Etched by Jos. Haynes Pupil to the late Mr. Mortemer. Published(London) Published as the Act directs DescriptionOblong folio, overall 14î x 12î, etching by Joseph Haynes, some light foxing, the whole laid down on stiff card.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.Sir John Falstaff in the Buck Basket. Published for John Bowles and Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by C. Grignion after Hayman, 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, […]LAUD,William. Relation of the Conference betweene William Laud, Then, Lrd. Bishop of St. Davids; now Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury: and Mr. Fisher the Jesuite, by the commond of King James of ever Blessed Memorie. With an Answer to such Exceptions as A.C. takes against it. Published London by Richard Badger DescriptionñSecondî edition, folio, Large Paper […]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 […]GENLIS, Stephanie Felicite Sainclair, ou La Victime des Sciences et des Arts, Nouvelle. Published A Londres De l’Imprimerie de Cox, Fils et Baylis pour B.Dulau DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., half title, (4), 131, (3)pp., some light foxing, in original French? dark green tooled cloth, later neat matching reback reusing original leather label.WILD, Robert Dr. Wild’s Poem. In Nova Fert Animus, &c. Or, a New Song to an Old Friend from an Old Poet Upon the Hopeful New Parliament. Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, folio, drop head title, 4pp., disbound.A Piece of Antiquity Painted on the Wall adjoining to the Kitchen of Winchester College, which has been long preserved;&, as oft as occasion requires, is repair’d, wth the following Latin Verses. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, 10″ x 15″, engraved with an original hand coloured illustration, text beneath, laid down on blue sugar paper backing […]HARVEY, James A Collection of English Precedents, Relating to the Office of Justice of Peace.Consisting of Summonses, Orders, Warrants, Recognizances, Informations, Examinations, Passes, Settlements, and other Instruments; with References to the Statutes, and other Authorities, on which they are founded. In an Alphabetical Order. The Third edition, with large Additions Published In the Savoy. Printed […]Royal Amusement or Nature will Prevail Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward., printed one side as issued.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.L’Ameriquaine. Published (London) De La Cour. exc. Acc. to Act of Parlt in Katherine Street in ye Strand DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., engraved by R. White (R. White sc), plain line border, some light damage to corner, tipped onto album backing sheet.Emblems of 1760 & 1780 Published London by Robt Wilkinson DescriptionBroadside, folio, mezzotint, cut close, printed one side as issued.DAVIDSON, W.J.M. Manuscript titled “Notes on Photography”. Published (London?) Description8vo., 93 written pages (approx. 10,500 words) written in one neat hand, bound in contemporary half black roan morocco.The Unfortunate Discovery. Published London Printed for & Sold by Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor early damping, printed one side as issued.A Deep One, — or Boots on a New Principle. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.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.The Original Manuscript Minutes of the Meeting under the chair of the Duke of Beaufort for a ñProposed Canal from the City of Bristol to join the Wilts & Bath Canal at or near Foxham in Wiltsî. PublishedBristol? DescriptionFolio, 3 pages written mostly in one hand with numerous crossings out & insertions, docketed.The Fish-Street Macaroni Published(London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, etched by Bretherton after Bunbury, corners cut, printed one side.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 […]SOUTHCOTT, Joahana The Trial of Joanna Southcott, During Seven Days, which commenced on the Fifth, and Ended on the Eleventh, of December, 1804. At the Neckinger House, Bermondsey, near London. PublishedLondon by S. Rouseau, and sold by E. J. Field, also W. Symonds, and The Miss Eveleighs DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., some neat annotations, one leaf […]Tiddy-Doll the great French Ginger-Bread Baker,drawing out a new Batch of Kings. His Man Hopping Talley mixing up the Dough. PublishedLondon by H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured etching by James Gillray published by Hannah Humphrey, printed one side.It is a rule in law (as it now stands) that a Layman can’t prescribe in non decimando (that is) if a Layman has lands which have never paid Tythes within the memory of man, yet he is not therefore discharged, unless he pays some composition or modus in lieu of Tythes. [first paragraph of […]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.GUTHRIE, George James Manuscript report in the form of a letter on the condition of a Mrs. Daniel, whom he is treating. Published Description8vo., single page, (11 lines), holograph, with integral blank leaf laid down on album sheet.(GRAVES, Richard) The Rout: or A Sketch of Modern Life. From An Academic in the Metropolis to His Friend in the Country. Published Printed for J.Dodsley DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., iv, 27, (1)pp., disboundTENNYSON, Alfred. A Welcome. (A Poem). Published London, Edward Moxon & Co. DescriptionFirst edition, first issue, 4 pp., light waterstain, as issued.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.JUNIUS (pseud) A Letter from Junius To His Royal Highness The Prince Regent Published London by W. Horncastle DescriptionSole edition. 8 vo., half title, 22 (2) pp., uncut, stitched as issued.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, […]LEATHER, George View of the Port of Goole taken in March 1828 (together with) Plan of the Port of Goole, with the Intended Improvements. Published Goole? DescriptionLithograph View and Plan, large folio, 11″ x 14″, printed on good quality paper, has been folded with reinforcement to fold, printed one side.STINTON, George. A Sermon Preached before the Honourable House of Commons, at St. Margaret’s, Westminster, on Wednesday, February 10, 1779: Being the Day appointed, by His Majesty’s Proclamation, For a General Fast. Published London, Printed for T.Payne and Son, Sold also by J.F. and C.Rivington, J.Dodsley, B.White, T.Cadell and J.Robson DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, […]
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.PRADT, Dominique Dufour de Antidote au Congres de Rastadt, ou Plan d’un Nouvel Equilibre Politique en Europe. Par l’Auteur des Considerations sur la France. Published Londres (ie. Paris) DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., half title, xxiv, 302, (2)pp., full contemp. French mottled calf, some surface wear and also wear to top of full gilt spine.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.The Irish Stubble Goose, with scarce a Feather left. Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, light usage, has been folded, printed one side.General Nap turned Methodist Preacher, A New Attempt to Gull the Credulous; Dedicated to Mr. Whitbread. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, hand-coloured engraving by George Cruickshank, letter press text beneath, printed one side as issued.Arferion a Defodau Priodas. Yn Mhlith Amryw Genedloedd y Ddaea R. Wedi ei Gyfieithu or’ Saesonaeg. Published Trefriw gan J.Jones DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., woodcut illustration within title, 16pp., disbound.The Devout Communicant Exemplified In his behaviour before, at, and after The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. Practically suited to all the Parts of that Solemn Ordinance. Published London for Tho Dring DescriptionSixth edition, much Corrected, 12mo., fine woodcut frontispiece, (8), 211, (5)pp., contemp. calf worn at corners, newly rebacked to match.PIERCE, Thomas The Sinner Impleaded In his own Court. Wherein are Represented The Great Discouragementgs from Sinning, which the Sinner receiveth from Sin itself. Whereunto is added the Grand Characteristick whereby a Christian is to be known. PublishedLondon Printed for Richard Royston DescriptionSecond edition, (enlarged), 12mo., half title, fine woodcut illustration within title, woodcut illustration, […]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.BELSHAM, Thomas Autograph letter written to a visiting preacher (unidentified) setting out the arrangements for the service and expressing concern for the health of a mutual friend, Mr. Aspland. Published(London) Essex Street Description8vo., written both sides, approx. 250 words, holograph, lightly aged.A Fleet of Smugglers with a Man of War in Tow. PublishedLondon Printed for Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, tall 8vo., Mezzotint engraving, 4 1/2î x 5 1/2î, paper slightly aged, printed one side as issued.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 […]The Guard wot looks Arter the Sovereign. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., fine hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.Pickled Cucumbers PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, 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.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.[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.(Palissot de Montenoy, Charles). La Dunciade, Poeme, en dix Chants, Nouvelle dition, revue, corrig_e & enrichie d’un Commentaire, plus complet que tous ceux des ditions pr_c_dentes. PublishedLondres DescriptionFirst edition thus, 12mo., engraved portrait, half title, 299 (1) pp., good copy in contemporary mottled calf, full gilt spine.WHITEHEAD, Paul. Satires written by Mr. Whitehead. Viz. Manners. Written in 1738. II. The State Dunces. Written in 1733. Published London, DescriptionFirst collected edition, 8vo., 38 pp., disbound.PARNELL, Thomas Poems on Several Occasions. Written by Dr. Thomas Parnell, Late Arch-Deacon of Clogher: and Published by Mr. Pope. Published London for B.Lintot DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (8), 221, (3)pp., bound in 19th Century quarter black straight grain morocco, gilt, marbled paper sides rubbed, corners bumped.Address to the King! Published (Edinburgh) R.Menzies, Printer DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., drop head title, 38, (2)pp., nicely bound in 20th Century half brown morocco.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, […]The Fall Of Spencer Published (London) Published by J. Finney DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, engraved, later hand colouring, 15 verse poem beneath, light usage, printed one side as usual.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.(CHALMERS, George – abridged by Henry Mackenzie) The Life of Thomas Paine. Published (Edinburgh) Description8vo., engraved portrait, drop title, 18pp., disbound.PITT, William the Younger & BURROUGHS, William. An interesting Manuscript Note written by William Pitt to the Irish M.P. William Burroughs during the Debate on the Duke of Atholl’s Compensation Bill in 1805 on the question of the Duke’s rights over lost revenues from the Isle of Man, together with William Burroughs’s footnote. Published (London?) […]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.The Financial House that Jack Built. Published London for J.M.Richardson DescriptionSecond edition, with Additions, 8vo., 10pp., disbound.The Country singing Clerk on a Sunday Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved , printed one side.The Aldermen . Turtle. and . Gruel Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, small folio, overall 7 1/2″ x 10 1/4″, engraved by Matthew Darly, fine copy, printed one side as issued.Damien. Manufacture de Papiers Peints, Veloutes, facon, d’Angleterre & de la Chine, & Papiers nucs imitant les Haute-lisses, du Sieur Damien, Carrefour de Bussy, au coin des rues Dauphine & Mazarine, au grand Balcon de la belle Maison neuve. Published (Paris?) De l’imp. de la V.Thiboust, place de Cambrai. DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., 7″ x […]A Specie of the Butterfly or Lady Bird. is known as a pretty transient insect, that glitters in Showey Gardens, delights to flutter over Young Misses and Sips from a Most Wonderful! Most Charming! Sleeping Beauty ñOh the Fascinating Joys of Loveî. Etchd from Life – behind the Scenes at D.L.Theatre. Published(London) A. Buego 38 […]The Cobbler Published(London) Printed for G. Pulley, the Corner of St. Brides Court, Fleet Street. DescriptionBroadside, large folio, engraved by Jas. Montgomery after A. van Ostade, printed one side as issued, but has been tipped onto album sheet at some time.A Guinea-Pig. PublishedLondon printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/1î x 6î, Mezzotint, good margins, printed one side.POOLE, Matthew. The Nullity of the Romish Faith; or a Blow At the Root of the Romish Church, Being An Examination of that Fundamental Doctrine of the Church of Rome concerning the Churches Infallibility, and of all those several Methods which their most famous and approved Writers have used for the defence thereof. Together with […]BEDDOW, Benjamin A Call to Consideration in Prospect of Eternity. A Sermon preached at Barnsley, On Sunday Evening, March 14th, on Occasion of the Destructive Explosion of Fire-Damp at the Oaks Pit, Ardsley Colliery, on Friday, March 5th 1847. By Benjamin Beddow, Minister of Salem Chapel. With a Narrative of the Event, And a View […](Mr Bird and Miss Snow) Published(London) by H.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, overall plate line 9î x 11î, etched and aquatint illustration, some very light early damping, printed one side as issued.A Child that Could not Tell a Lie. An Anecdote of the late President Washington when a Boy. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., printed one side, laid down on pink sugar paper, which in turn is laid down on an album leaf.The Disappointment Published DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, an etching signed T.Bob. inv et del (ie. John Collier as Tim Bobbin), one character hand coloured (modern), light usage, printed one side as issued.HONE, William A most interesting autograph letter written to Benjamin Seaton at Chatham, giving him advice on whether or not to treat and bind his purchase of a recently printed edition of the Poets. Published Description4to, 4 pages (approx 450 words), holograph, addressed and folded.LANEY, Benjamin. Five Sermons, Preached before His Majesty at Whitehall. Published Severally by Command. And Now Printed together, tending all to give Satisfaction in Certain Points to such who have thereupon endeavoured to unsettle the State and Government of the Church. By the Right Reverend Father in God, B.Lord Bishop of Ely. Published London by […]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.WARD, Samuel. The Happinesse of Practice. Published London for John Marriot and John Grismand DescriptionñSecondî edition, 8vo., (8), 24, 27-42, 41-46, (2)pp., disbound.MONTGOMERY, James The Stranger and his Friend. Composed for a Ladies Bazaar. Published (Leeds?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., with embossed decorative border, printed on pale blue paper one side, but with integral blank leaf, small tear at corner, as issued.Elizabeth Canning At the House of Mother Wells at Enfield Wash Published (London) Published by W.Herbert on London Bridge DescriptionBroadside, folio, 9 1/2″ x 13″, engraved, neatly laid down on backing sheet.The British Lion Torn to Pieces by Asses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, smallpart with original hand colouring, laid down on semi stiff card.CAREY, Henry A Ballad by Mr. Carey Published London. Sold only by D. Wright DescriptionSingle sheet, engraved with music, written on one side, laid down on album sheet.Tax on Post Horses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside. large oblong folio, fine sepia tinted Aquatint illustration by Paul Sandby, printed one side as issue3d.Manuscript Song titled “The Loss of H.M.Ship Prosperine by the crew Feby 5th 1798” Published No place Description8vo., 2 pages, written in one neat hand, with integral blank leaf, has been folded.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.BAKER, John The Christian House, built by Truth on a Rock. Or, an Antidote to Infidelity. Published London Printed for the Author & Sold by W.Williams. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., fine illustrations by John Baker of Sydenham, single line of text cropped at foot of two leaves, 20pp., disbound.Addams, Transported in the Year, 1763. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., engraved, lower margin neatly reinforced, printed one side as issued.Joseph Beeton Published (Kings) Lynn by R. Williams DescriptionSingle Sheet, small folio, 7″ x 10″, mezzotint, surface rubbed, cut close, printed one side as issued.COBBET, Thomas A Practical Discourse of Prayer. Wherein is handled, The Nature, the Duty, the Qualifications of Prayer; the several sorts of Prayer; viz. Ejaculatory, Publick Private, and Secret Prayer. With the Necessity of, and Ingagements unto Prayer. Together, with sundry Cases of Conscience about it. By Thomas Cobbet, Minister of the Word at Lyn. […]A most interesting and rare early ñCarrier’s Letterî addressed to ñMost Honoured Sireî, written to a ñWm Lanham Jnr, Blacksmithî in an abbreviated form and including news of the ñPeoples Rejoicingî on the day of Thanksgiving for the Suppression of the Jacobite Rebellion. PublishedSpesbury (i.e. Spettisbury) DescriptionTall folio single sheet, written in the same neat […]The Would-Be Dictator General Enforcing his Orders! Published(London) S. W. Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured etching after H. Heath, minor tear to lower left-hand border, the whole laid down on backing sheet.
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