A.R. Heath: Dealer of Rare Books & Manuscripts
“I have been dealing in rare books, pamphlets, manuscripts and ephemera since 1963 with particular emphasis on scarce, unusual and important items. We operate from private premises in Clifton, Bristol, and visitors are welcome by appointment only. We aim to provide a professional and efficient service, and if you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact us.”
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- 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.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.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 […]A Table of the several Tolls appointed to be taken at the several Turnpike Gates on the Road from Darlington to West-Auckland, from the 30th Day of April, 1808. Published (Darlington) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, printed one side, with figures in five columns, untrimmed as issued.
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- 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, […]Prospectus of the Formation of a Topographical Society. Published Broadway, Printer, Gilmour (Middle Hill Press) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., printed one side, with an integral blank leaf, as issued.Derby Union Book Society. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 5″, woodcut border, some light usage , printed one side as issued.Royal Amusement or Nature will Prevail Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward., printed one side as issued.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 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.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.PARKER, George Mercurius Anglicanus, or the English Mercury: being a Double Ephemeris For the Year of our Lord, 1692. Heliocentrical & Geometrical, Or the Planets places and Aspects referred both to the Sun and Earth; exactly calculated from Astronomia Carolina, For the Meridian of the famous City of London…………. With Monthly Predictions thereon. Published London […]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 […]Bang-Up—- Random, or Tandem. Some Push Along with Four in Hand while Others Drive at Random. Written by J.Pocock, Esq; composed by Mr.C.Smith, and sung, with unbounded Applause, by Mr. Matthews, in the Musical Farce, called ñHit or Missî at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand. PublishedLondon by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured engraving […](REEVES, John) Legal Considerations on the Regency, as far as it Regards Ireland. PublishedLondon Printed for John Stockdale DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2), ii, 26, (2)pp., disbound.Wichello, Abiell Hampstead, a new Ballad. Set by Mr. Wichello, sung by Mr. Baker. Published(London) Printed for D.Wright, Junr. DescriptionBroadside, folio, libretto with music, minor tear to bottom leaf corner, printed one side.HARDING, Reginald Tuffley An autograph letter, with guide drawings, on how to construct a bichromate battery for producing electric light. PublishedRugby School Description8vo, 6 pages (approx 450 words), holograph with crude drawings, written on headed notepaper.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.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, […]The Chelsea Monarch: or, Money Rules All. A New Court Ballad. Published London DescriptionFolio, woodcut ornament, 7, (1)pp., trifle dusty, uncut as issued.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.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.The Western Prospect of Bears-Den Hall in Co. Surrey. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 10″ x 14″, etched, printed one side as issued.Lettera Scritta alla Signora Contessa N.N. da un Signore Inglese circa il metodo d’insegnare La Geografia Tradotta Fedelmente Dall’ Idioma Inglese. Published Lucca per Giuseppe Rocchi DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., (4), III-XV, (1)pp., printed on thick good quality paper, preserved in 19th Century decorative paper wrappers.The Acts of Adonis the Great, King of Bull. Published London Printed and Published by J.Turner DescriptionSixth edition, 8vo., four fine woodcut illustrations attributed to Richard T.Austin, (32)pp., disbound.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.The Unfortunate Discovery. Published London Printed for & Sold by Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor early damping, printed one side as issued.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, […]Manusucript headed ñA Receipt for Yestî PublishedNo Place DescriptionFolio, manuscript of 28 lines (approx 2500 words) written in one neat sloping hand on one side of a single sheet, has been folded, slight splitting at fold ends.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.A detailed manuscript invoice issued by Josiah Presser, Coach Builder to Merrs. W. & Thos. Allen for repairs to their Coach. PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, entirely holograph, written one side with docket to verso, has been folded, with remains of post mark.The Card Party PublishedLondon by John P Thompson DescriptionBroadside, sq. 4to., overall 9 1/2î x 8 1/2î, hand coloured etching by Caldwell after Touers, printed one side.The Original Waits of this Parish. Established in 1804. B.J.C.A. Caution ñPlease to ask for the Licenseî Under Her Majesty's Authority. Published(London) T.Hardy, Printer DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., woodcut coast of arms., printed one side as issued, 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. […]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, […]COLE, Edward William Manuscript Notebook containing a miscellany of poems, notes and letters. Published (Bermondsey?) Description8vo., 40 pp., entirely holograph, bound in limp calf, warped.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.(STEPHENS, Edward) A Specimen of a Declaration against Debauchery, tendered to the Consideration of his Highnesse the Prince of Orange, And of the Present Convention of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., drop head title, light foxing, 4pp., disboundTAYLOR, Jeremy A Sermon Preached At the opening of the Parliament of Ireland, May 8. 1661. Before the right Honourable the Lords Justices, and the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons. Published London by J.F. for R. Royston DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (14), 45, (1)pp (without leaf A1 and final advert leaf), disbound.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, […]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.The Laugh – Bubs complements to Ralffo. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issuedCATCOTT, 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, […]An Opera Girl of Paris in a Full Dress. PublishedLondon Printed for R.Sawyer & J.Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5î x 7î, drawn by Brandoin, engraved by Caldwell, laid down on semi still backing sheet.Albion Iron Foundry An invoice issued by the Albion Iron Foundry issued to a Mr. Elley for goods supplied. PublishedRugeley DescriptionTall folio, engraved heading, completed in manuscript, light waterstains, has been folded.FERGUSON, Sir Adam Fine Autograph Letter written to the Philanthropist John Campbell suggesting that the Scottish Slavery Abolition Society should approach the ñMan of Feelingî (i.e. Henry Mackenzie) to chair future meetings of the Society. Published(Edinburgh?) 17 Hill Street. Saturday. Description8vo., 3 pages plus address page, holograph, approx 200 words, folded with remains of wax […]There is a Salve for every Sore. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, very lightly used.Manuscript plan of the Naval Battle at Kinburn in the Crimean War. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, 13î x 8î, pen and black ink with a few parts in red ink, has been folded.ARMSTRONG, George Anti-Slavery Meeting at Bristol Published DescriptionBroadsheet, tall slim 12mo.,(two pieces joined together, (overall 7 x 17 1/2) , 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.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.Manuscript Order issued on behalf of the Duke of York to the Officer Commanding the Lancashire Regiment of Militia to transfer a number of Non Commissioned Officers and Privates from the Battalion of Supplementary Militia to the Regiment and replace them via a Draft. Published Horse Guards DescriptionFolio, 2 pages written in Secretary hand, with […]Union Society Derby. To be kept Two Weeks. Fine on each week exceeding, a penny. – on lending, three pence. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 2 1/2″, woodcut border, some staining, printed one side as issued.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.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 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 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.WIGAN, Eleazar Eleazar Wigan Writing Mr. At the Hand and Pen on Great Tower Hill. London Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved by John.Sturt after John Closterman, fine copy neatly tipped one edge onto backing sheet.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 […]Mrs Figs Card Party Disturbed Published(London) T. Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank after Woodward, cut close on three sides to line border, printed one side.The Lord Mayor requests the Honor of your Company to Dinner; at the Mansion House on Monday the 4th of April, at four o’Clock precisely. Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, small oblong 4to., overall 9î x 7î, engraved by Clark and Norris, printed in sepia, some dustiness, light waterstain and light usage, printed one side as issued.A Manuscript Receipt for making Mustard Whey which was deemed useful as an alternative to Wine in the treatment of nervous fevers and in the treatment of Chronic Rheumatism, Palsey, & Dropsey. PublishedNo place Description4to., single leaf, 14 lines written one side in a neat sloping hand.WARD, Valentine. Free and Candid Strictures on Methodism, and Especially its Finances. Containing an Investigation of the Causes of the Frequent Embarrassment of what is called the Contingent Fund, and of the best method of curing and preventing the evil without injuring the work of God, or diminishing the zeal of the Connexion. Together with […]Manuscript 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.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 […]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.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 […]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.La Loire Frigate: Or, Yeo! Yeo! Published (London) Printed and Sold by J.Jennings. No. 15 Water-lane, Fleet Street DescriptionBroadsheet, tall slim 12mo., fine woodcut illustration of a frigate, printed one side, laid down on still card.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.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.Spencers Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, some light soiling, neat repair, printed one side as issued.Addams, Transported in the Year, 1763. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., engraved, lower margin neatly reinforced, printed one side as issued.A Declaration of the Parliament of England, Of their just Resentment of the Horrid Murther perpetrated on the Body of Isaac Dorislaus, Doctor of the Laws, their Resident at the Hague, on the 12th of May, 1649. Published (colop) London, printed for Edward Husband DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut Commonwealth Arms, fine woodcut initial […]An official manuscript order issued by the ñCommons Assembled in Parliamentî ordering the names of a number of shipwrights styled delinquents to be appointed by this Ordinance for the use of the navy at Portsmouth. Published(London) DescriptionFolio, manuscript order, written in a neat Secretary hand, 11 lines, with integral blank leaf, docketed, has been folded, […]Manuscript headed ñThe Case Stated Concerning the Queen’s Maintenance & Jointureî PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, 4 pages, approx 850 words, written in a typical Secretary hand.Some Push Along with Four in Hand while Others Drive at Random. Written by J. Pocock, Esq; composed by Mr. C. Smith; and sung, with unbounded Applause, by Mr. Mathews, in the Musical Farce, called ñHit or Miss!î at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand. PublishedLondon by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving after Isaac […]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.Illustrations of Sir Andrew Agnews New Act. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, woodcut illustrations divided into quarters, cut close light fraying, printed one side.(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.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, […]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, […]Omnium Gatherum: or, The Political Hodge-Podge. To the Tune of “Mrs Arne, Mrs Arne, It gives me Concern” Published York? DescriptionBroadside, 4to., printed in double column with central woodcut device, untrimmed as issued.An Act For making and maintaining a Railway or Tramroad from Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwick to Moreton-in-Marsh in the County of Glocester, with a Branch to Shipston-upon-Stour in the County of Worcester Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 56, (2)pp., docketed, disbound.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.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 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.Non Term Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured Aquatint by Wm. Mason (plate size 6″ x 7″), printed one side as issued.Jarrett’s Improved Embossing Press, as Exhibited at the Crystal Palace, Hyde Park. Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., woodcut illustration, printed one side as issued.SUTTON, Robert Manuscript Credentials, written in Latin, to enable Robert Sutton, Second Baron Lexington, visit Denmark on Affairs of SDtate. Published(London?) DescriptionFolio, single leaf, 23 lines written one side in Latin in a legible hand, verso docketed, has been folded.Manuscript Account of an Extraordinary Being in human shape cast in a wood in Germany & brought to England by King George I PublishedNo Place Description4to, 3 pages (approx 350 words) written in a neat sloping hand, with integral docketed page.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.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 (?)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.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 Burlesque on Mr & Mrs Clark – or the Flitch of Bacon London Published Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., 9 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, hand coloured engraving with song beneath in triple column, cut close and 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 […]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.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.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.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.DIBDIN, Charles The Advantage of Toping Written and Sung, with unbounded Applause, by Charles Dibdin, Senior, Esq. PublishedLondon Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured engraving, letter press verse beneath, light usage, has been reinforced at verso for mounting into album, now removed.A Manuscript headed – Notes. Subsequently to the Printing of these Reports it has been discovered that the Statement respecting the Churches would have been more useful as an occasional reference, of the name and location of each place of Worship had been inserted, which was omitted for brevity sake. The following is introduced here […]Freehold Estate At Withington in the Parish of Leigh. To be Sold by Auction, by Wright and Son, At the House of Mrs Turner, the Inn in Church Leigh in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 17th Day of November 1803,……… PublishedNo place Witton Printer DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side as issued.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.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.Robin-Hood and the Duke of Lancaster. A Ballad. To the Tune of the Abbot of A Canterbury. Published London DescriptionFolio, 6pp., trifle dusty with ink stain in upper inner margin, disbound.Victoria in Four Acrostics. Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., edged in black, has been folded, printed one side as issued.Reflections on the Letter to Dr. Waterland, and the Defence of it. Published London for J.Watts DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 34pp., disbound.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.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.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.“Two Pairs of Portraits”; presented to all the unbiased Electors of Great Britain by John Horne Tooke. Published (London) Published by J.Wright. DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved by J.Gillray, has been folded, printed one side.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 […]A substantial Manuscript Journal of almost daily thoughts of a devout Christian covering a 3 year period, together with the first two chapters of a novel titled Glendower’ by the same pen. PublishedNo Place Description4to., manuscript journal of 305 pages (approx. 85,000 words) together with tale Gendower’, 33 pages (approx. 10,000 words) written throughout in […]Tobacco Advert – ñMackay’s best Virginia, No. 7. Wych-Street, Drury Lane.î Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 2 3/4î x 2î, woodcut border, ink blob, printed one side as issued.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.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.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 […]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.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 […]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.If you’d know who this is, Read. Published (London) Drwn, Etchd & Pub by Dighton, Jun DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 3/4″ x 9 1/2″, hand coloured, has been laid down on album 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.Lists 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, […]Nero Vindicated. Published London Printed and Sold by J.Turner DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustration attributed to Allen Robert Branston, (16)pp., disbound.Times as they Were!. Times as they Are! Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., hand coloured engravings by Woodward?, divided into two panels, fine copy, but has been folded, printed one side.Forum Boarium or Mr Bull in the Beast Market at Rome. PublishedLondon by G.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint drawn by WP etched by GCk (George Cruicksnank, fine copy printed one side, tipped onto backing sheet.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.ROWE, Gilbert Mr. Robert Childs’ Bill. Published(London)? DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., manuscript, some light browning, written one side.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.[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.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.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.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.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.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 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 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.The Country singing Clerk on a Sunday Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved , printed one side.A Deep One, — or Boots on a New Principle. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.The Claims of the Broad Bottom Published(London) Publish’d according to Act of Parliament DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.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 Coalition: or, an Historical Memorial of the Negotiations for Peace, between His High and Mightiness of C—-M—-t and His Sublime Excelleny of H—Y—S. With the Vouchers. Published by Authority of One of the Contracting Powers. PublishedLondon Printed for J.Hinxman DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, 23, (1)pp., ends trifle dusty, uncut, stitched as issued.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.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 […]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(RAISSON, H.N.) Cordon Bleu. Nouvelle Cuisiniere Bourgeoise, redigee et mise par ordere alphabetique par Mademoiselle Marguerite. Published Paris, a la Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret. DescriptionNinth edition, augmented, 16mo., woodcut frontispiece, 192 pp., minor spotting, contemporary half calf, light wear.Considerations on a Memorial of the Dutch East-India-Company to the States General. Humbly Offered to Parliament. Published (coliop) (London) Those Considerations are to be had at the Bible and Crown in Lombard Street, DescriptionFolio, drop head title, colophon imprint cropped showing only the top half of the line, 4pp., fine copy, disbound.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 […]The Heads of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured etching, printed one side on good quality paper as issued.The Financial House that Jack Built. Published London for J.M.Richardson DescriptionSecond edition, with Additions, 8vo., 10pp., disbound.Catherine Warman Daughter of John Ross of the North of Scotland, was born May 1648 in the City of Berlin, in the Reigh of King Charles I. Published (London) by J.Jefferys DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 7 1/2″ x9 1/2″, engraved, 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 […]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 […]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.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.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.Proclamation , made to every Man in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, this First Day of August, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Three, and in the Forty-Fourth Year of the Reign of our especially dear Son King George the Third. Published Printed for J. Asperne, Successor […]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 […]Radcliffe, John – Editor Bibliotheca Chethamensis: sive Bibliothecae publicae Mancuniensis Ab Humfredo Chetham Armigero fundatae Catalogus exhibens Libros in Varias Classes pro Varietate Argumenti Distributos. Published Mancunii. Excudebat J.Harrop & Henricus Smith DescriptionFirst edition, 3 vols., 8vo., engraved portrait, very fine set, handsomely bound in full early 19th Century polished calf, gilt line border by […]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.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., disboundSquire Minikin. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand colored engraving, fine copy printed one side as issued.(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.The Great Egypyian Fortune Teller. Containing The Art of Telling Fortunes by Cards, Dice, Dominoes, Lines in the Hands, &c. &c., Judgements for the 29 Days of the Moon. The Signification of Moles. Directions to Choose a Husband by the Hair. To Know How Soon a Person will be Married. How to tell the Character […]John of Gant in Love, or Mars on his knees. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed 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.An Allegorical Representation of Her most Excellent Majesty Queen Charlotte Croun’d with Laurel by Britannia, & surrounded by Charity, Industry & Commerce. PublishedLondon by Rt. Laurie & Js. Whittle DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, 350 x 250mm., hand coloured Mezzotint, some early damping evidence to lower portion where is the verse, margins dusty with a stain to […](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. […]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, […](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.(SAMBOURNE, S?) The Poetic guide to Clifton, Bristol, and Neighbourhood; with Historical Notes, Legends and Tales. By a visitor of Clifton. Published Bristol: C.T. Jefferies, Printer. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., half title, 56 pp., errata slip, original printed and illustrated blue paper decorated semi-stiff boards, some surface rubbing.DURFEY. Thomas A Song in the last Act of the Modern Prophets written by Mr. Durfey Sung by Mr. Pack. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved music with libretto, lightly dusty, has been folded, cut close, inner margin reinforced where it was at some time bound with other items, printed one side, but with a manuscript […]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, […]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.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.Diana Oldboy Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured lithograph by John Pettit after Frederick George Byron, printed one side as issued.The Elopement, or a Tripp to Scotland Published London for R.Sayer & J.B.Bennett DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, some marginal fraying, the whole neatly laid down on backing sheet.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.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 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.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.
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