A.R. Heath: Dealer of Rare Books & Manuscripts
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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.The Declaration of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, In and about the Cities of London and Westminster, Assembled at Guildhall, 11 Dec. 1688. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, large folio, printed one side, has been folded.STANHOPE, Philip Henry, 4th Earl Stanhope. Fine Autograph Letterwritten to the Scottish writer, James Anderson Pedie on the looming Currency Crisis setting out proposals he has made to the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. Published Chevening, near Sevenoaks DescriptionSmall folio, 23 lines (approx 250 words), holograph, written both sides, some marginal fraying, 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.MILNER, Isaac A long and detailed Autograph Letter in which he expands on his chemical experiments where he discovers that it is air and not water that causes oxidation of lead and describes experiments to produce a tincture of sulphur to identify lead in other substances. Published Deanery (Carlisle) Description4to., 4 pages, (approx 500 words), […]
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- 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.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, […]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.PINNIGER, J.F. Manuscript Volume containing the text of 15 Sermons preached in Wiltshire. Published “Wiltshire” Description8vo., 203 pages, (approx 50,000 words), written throughout in one neat hand, bound in half black morocco, now worn with most of backstrip absent.BURKE, Edmund Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. On Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies. Published London for J.Dodsley DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., some dustiness and light foxing to ends, 112pp., disbound.A Musical Doctor & His Scholars. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Aquatint by Rowlandson, with plain black border, printed one side as issued.The Scotch Butt Or the English Archers. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching, with verse beneath, 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.This Book is the Property of William & John Perry, amd belongs to the Shakespeare Circulating Library, Hight-Street, Stratford-on-Avon : when read, it is earnestly requested it may be returned, for the general Accomodation of the Subscribers. Published Stratford. Perrys, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 12mo., (4″ x 6″), woodcut illustration, woodcut decorative border, fine copy, tipped […]The Exciseman. Sung with unbounded Applause by Mr.Bannister, Mr. Dignum, and Mr. Taylor. PublishedLondon Laurie and Whittle DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured engraving by I.Cruickshank, letter press song beneath, light usage, laid down on stiff board.The Great and Glorious Days of Queen Bess. Published(London) H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side.The Smuglers PublishedLondon Published by R.Sayer DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 10î x 11î, engraved by V. M. Picot after Barrolet, printed one side as issued.When you are an Anvil hold you still. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, slightly thumbed,good margins.A View in the Justice Room, Guildhall. Published(London) Drawn Etchd & Pubd. by Richd Dighton DescriptionBroadside, square 4to., 8î x 7î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, laid down on album leaf, above an addressed envelope to the subject.LUFFMAN, John The Ministers. The words by John Luffman. Tune. Ally Croker Published DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., engraved with illustration at top, printed one side.PHILLIPS, Richard Autograph Letter written to the publisher Thomas Cadell requesting the use of certain volumes which he needs for the Supplement to the Monthly Magazine. Published Description8vo., one page, holograph.Die Martis, 8 Junii, 1647. Published London DescriptionBroadside, small folio, cut close, neat edging reinforcement to verso, printed one side.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.Filial Duty, Recommended and Enforced, By a Variety of Instructive and Entertaining Stories, of Children who have been Remarkable for Affection to their Parents. Also Some Striking Instances of Children who have Behaved in an Undutiful and Unnatural Manner to their Parents. The Whole Founded on Historical Facts. Published London for E.Newbery Description12mo., engraved frontispiece, […]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.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?) […]Wey Mouth Published (London) by S.E.Fores DescriptionBroadsider, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, (after Gilray), some light usage, printed one side as issued.Nero Vindicated. Published London Printed and Sold by J.Turner DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustration attributed to Allen Robert Branston, (16)pp., disbound.CATCOTT, A.S. (Editor) The Exercises Performed at A Visitation of the Grammar-School of Bristoll On Thursday the 7th of April, MDCCXXXVII. To which are added, Verses on the Grammar School Spoken at a Former Visitation. Publish’d by A.S.Catcott, Master of the said School. Published Bristol. Printed and sold by Felix Farley, also sold by W.Evans, […]Musical Circulating Library, No. 20 Titchborne Street, Piccadilly, and Bow Church Yard, Cheapside. Published(colop) (London) Harjette and Savill, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., very fine copy, printed one side as issued.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 […]MANN, J. S. A small archive of autograph letters written between Social Historian J. S. Mann and his agent G. H. Perres, including 5 holograph & 2 signed typed letters from Mann, 2 retained typed copies from Perres plus a holograph draft by Mann of a ñProvisional Sketch of Schemeî. PublishedBromley, Kent, & London Description10 […]RIX, William The Othe of the Lord Maior. (Delivered to the Lord Mayor by Mr. Wm. Rix, Town Clerk, Dec. 10 1774.) Published(London) DescriptionFolio, written in a neat sloping Clerk hand, 29 lines (approx 300 words), written both sides, with integral blank leaf, has been split across but with no loss.MAGNUS JACKSON (pseud?) ñConsulite in medium, et rebus Succurrite fessisî To prove the Importance of Circulation is almost needless, an obstructed Circulation of the Blood causes illnes, Water for want of Circulation becomes corrupt, Nay. Published(london) B.Bennett, Printer, 7 Cross Street, Carnaby Market DescriptionBroadside, sm. 4to., overall 7î x 9î, small nick to one edge, […]
IMPORTANT PETITION TO CORRECT A PERCEIVED INJUSTICE OF A CORRUPTED ELECTION - RESULT OVERTURNED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT.Nottingham Town Election. 1802. November 24, 1802. 1. Petition of Daniel Parker Coke, Esquire. Published (London) Nichols and Son, Printers. Description Folio, drop head title, 4pp., woodcut ornament at end of text on page 4, uncut as issued, but has been folded.Lockyer & Stone. Cheap Hat, Hosiery and Flannel Warehouse, No. 36 Bridge-Street, Bristol. Published George Routh, Printer, Shannon-Court, Corn Street. DescriptionSingle sheet, small 4to., overall 5 x 7 1/2, printed one side as issued.BOULTBEE, William An interesting autograph letter written to James Nisbett, merchant of London and Ships Chandler, partly about business and supply of sheep, but with an interesting comment on a conversation he had with a soldier who told him of the cowardice of Spanish soldiers in the Peninsular War. Published DescriptionFolio, 3 pages, 80 lines, […]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 […]Palmerston, Lady E. Autograph Letter written to Lady Oliffe. Published(London) Piccadilly DescriptionSmall 8vo, 3 pages, written in one hand on crested notepaper.Programme of the Grand Jubilee Procession, to take place in Edinburgh on Friday 10th August 1832, in Honour of the Passing of the Reform Bills. Published (Edinburgh) Printed at the North Briton Office Description8vo., drop head title, 3, (1) pp., has been folded, disbound.Official Manuscript Copy of a Letter from the Navy Board to the Lords of the Admiralty respecting the Estimates for the Wear and Tear of Ships both at Sea and in Harbour. Published (London). Navy Office DescriptionFolio, beautifully written in a clerical Copper Plate hand, 13pp., (approx. 2500 words), with integral blank leaf and final […]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.A Charming Manuscript Common-Place Book of Original Lyric Verse containing 87 poems each adorned with charming pen and ink drawings and a few with attractive watercolour all relative to the text. Published No place Description4to., Manuscript written throughout in a neat hand imitating type face, 120 pages with numerous pen and ink drawings, some attractive […]Nine Tailors making a Man! or Foreign Habits for a Native Prince. Published London by Sidebethem DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank, margins lightly browned, printed one side as issued.The Country singing Clerk on a Sunday Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved , printed one side.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 […]Caricatures, Derby Election, April, 1859. Published(Derby) Published by Bemrose & Sons. DescriptionOblong folio, 11 full page woodcut cartoons, (artist unknown), in original semi stiff printed wrappers, cloth reinforced spine, some light dustiness and usage.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.LANCASTER, Joseph (A rare printed flyer requesting subscriptions for a proposal to establish schools in Villages & County Towns for the education of ten thousand children) – Respected Friends, The King, Queen, and Princesses, lately honored me with an audience at Weymouth, and after many enquiries respecting the mode of Education practised in my Institution, […]His R:H:ye Archduke Charles, late commander of the Austrian Armies. born A.D. 1771. PublishedLondon by R. Cribb DescriptionBroadside, 4to., stipple engraving by Nutter after Kinenger, printed one side as issued.The Shaver and the Shavee Published(London) By J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., overall 9 3/4î x 11î, etching by Bretherton after Bunbury, printed one side as issued.KNOWLES, Herbert Lines Written in the Church-yard of Richmond Yorkshire, October 7th, 1816. (Printed Broadside, with contemp. Manuscript copy) Published(Richmond) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., woodcut border, has been folded with some splits, laid down on album sheet, together manuscript written on 3 pages, plus blank page, written in a neat sloping hand, paper watermarked with ñBritanniaî watermark.Illustrations of Sir Andrew Agnews New Act. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, woodcut illustrations divided into quarters, cut close light fraying, printed one side.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.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.The State of the Representation of England and Wales, Delivered to the Society, the Friends of the People, asociated for the Purpose of obtaining a Parliamentary Reform, on Saturday the 9th of February 1793 Published London, Printed, by Order of the Society, for D.Stuart Description4to., (2), 38pp., partly untrimmed, modern plain boards, paper labelThe 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.TAYLOR, 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, […]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.The Bagshot Frolick, or the Pot-lid & the Inkhorn. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching, has been folded, 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.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 Robin Hood Society Published(London) by W.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.The Fish-Street Macaroni Published(London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, etched by Bretherton after Bunbury, corners cut, printed one side.GIBBS, Sir Osborne Autograph Letter written to William Watson of the Merchant Seaman’s Office requesting Information on the means required for the widow of a Whaling Harpoonist to receive Aid from the Merchant Seaman’s Fund. PublishedWeymouth Description8vo., 4 pages, (approx 450 words), written in a neat legible hand, holograph.List of Prices for Curriers’ Work, as accepted October 10. 1812 Published(London) E.Billing, Printer, Bermondsey Street. DescriptionBroadside, large double folio, overall 16î X 13î, the whole laid down on backing sheet, some light usage, has been folded, printed in 4 columns.FINDEN, William Manuscript Receipt ñReceivd of Messrs Hurst & Co. 7 as 6 Prints Piper. 2. French Proofs do, Wilkie for Mr Raddon of Sidmouthî. Signed ñW. Findenî Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 6î x 4î, written in a neat sloping hand, holograph.The Visor pluckt off from Richard Thompson of Bristol, Clerk, In a Plain and True Character of Him. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title,4pp., has been folded with light dust lines,disbound.PRETYMAN-TOMLINE, Sir George As written to the bookseller-publishers Cadell & Davis ordering two publications which are to be sent as soon as may be convenient by the Stamford coach. Published DescriptionSmall 4to, 5 lines, holograph (?)TENNYSON, Charles Sonnets and Fugitives Pieces. Published London DescriptionFirst edition, first issue, 12mo., half title, iv, 83, (1)pp., light foxing of end papers, untrimmed copy in original grey boards, very slight wear, In fact an exceptional copy.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 […]An Act For the Security of His Highnes the Lord Protector His Person, and Continuance of the Nation in Peace and Safety. Published London by Henry Hills and John Field DescriptionFirst edition, variant, folio, woodcut Commonwealth arms within title page, (2), 10pp., disbound.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.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.(DUGARD, Samuel – attrib) The Marriages of Cousin Germans, Vindicated from the Censures of unlawfullnesse, and Inexpediency. Being a Letterr written to his much Honour’d T.D. Published Oxford by Hen Hall for Thomas Bowman DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., (16), 116pp., disbound.Emblems of 1760 & 1780 Published London by Robt Wilkinson DescriptionBroadside, folio, mezzotint, cut close, 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.Non Term Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured Aquatint by Wm. Mason (plate size 6″ x 7″), printed one side as issued.INGLIS, Sir Robert Oxford. Letter from Sir. R Inglis, Bart. present M.P. to the Right Honble Sir R.Peel, Bart late M.P. for the University of Oxford. Published(Oxford?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine hand coloured lithograph illustration, with Letter Press poem beneath, printed one side as issued.Manuscript Poem titled In Memory of J. Ellen Gee of Kew who died in Consequence of being stung in the Eye. PublishedNo Place Description4to., single page, written in one hand, one side, has been folded, some wear at centre of the fold.Father Paul in his Cups __ or, The private Devotion of a Convent. In the Duenna. PublishedLondon Printed for Carington Bowles. DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î, hand-coloured Mezzotint, cut close to plate line, printed one side.A Necessary Warning to the Ministerie of the Kirk of Scotland, From the meeting of the Commissioners Of the General Assembly At Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1643. PublishedEdinburgh Printed by Evan Tyler DescriptionSole edition, 4to., title lightly dusty with couple of light ink stains, (2), 13, (1)pp., preserved in modern marbled paper wrappers, stitched.Galerie de Tableaux ou Contes Nouveaux Par un Descendant de Jean Bocace. Pour Servir a l’Education du beau Sexe. PublishedA Tempe (ie. Paris) DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., engraved title, 3 erotic engraved plates by Martinet, 24pp., some usage, disbound.WILKES, John Manuscript of the Will and Testament of John Wilkes of Milland House, Sussex, author of ñEncyclopedia Londinensisî. PublishedNo place DescriptionLarge folio, 12 pages of text, mostly written recto only, Secretary hand, each page signed by Wilkes, some light dustiness, stitched.Decret de la Convention Nationale, Du 9 Octobre 1792, lan 1.er de la Republique Francoise. Mode dexecution de la Loi qui prononce la piene de mort contre les Emigres pris les armes a la main. Published DescriptionSmall folio, single leaf printed both sides, with integral blank leaf, as issued.DOPONT, Joanne Manuscript Volume being the text of a Course of Moral Philosophy (ie. Physics) given at the University of Douai by Professor Joanne Dopont, together with folded in at the rear a Printed Prospectus for the Course to be held on the 7 & 9 June 1780. Published Description 8vo., (568) pp., written throughout […]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.(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.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.Three Official Copy Manuscript letters relating to the Provision of Two New Graving Docks to be built at Plymouth Dock for the purpose of speeding up the process of cleaning sloops and ships of 24 and 44 Guns. Published Plymouth Dock./London DescriptionFolio, 3 letters, each written in neat secretary coppper plate hand, three pages, and […]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.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.A Dandy put to his last Chemisette or prepairing for a Bond Street lounge. Published (London) by S. W .Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank, cut close, has been removed from a scrap album, printed one side.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.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.An Act for the Exportation of several Commodities of the Breed, Growth and Manufacture of this Commonwealth At the Parliament begun at Westminster the 17th day of September, An. Dom. 1656 PublishedLondon Printed by Hen. Hills and John Field DescriptionFirst printing, folio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms, lightly aged, (2), 10pp., disbound.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.LANCASTER, Joseph. Publishing by Subscription, By J.Lancaster, A Spelling Book, on a beautiful Type, and New Plan, that 500 Children may be taught To Read from One Book, Instead of 500, as usually required for the same purpose; For the Use of Schools, 5s. Published(London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., fine copy, printed one side as issued.The Slap up Swell wot Drives Whenever he Pleases. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, hand coloured engraving, bright copy, laid down on album sheet.Members of the Whig Club Published(London) by Dighton DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., overall 6î x 8î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, some light soiling, printed one side, but has been removed from a scrap album.Manuscript Wine bill issued by the wine dealer -Cornelius Dutch to Hannah Munday for supply of Canary Wine, Olde Hock, Champaine &c. Published(Peckham) DescriptionSmall 4to., single sheet, written in manuscript.CASSANO, Alexander. A Long and detailed Autograph Letter in which the writer, an Auctioneer and Emigre from Austria fleeing Napoleons Europe , is seeking a Certificate from the State Office to show that causes other than High Treason have brought about his order of Transportation from the British Dominions. Published 22 Piccadilly DescriptionFolio, 2 1/2 […]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, […]PINDAR, Peter (i.e. John Wolcot). The Royal Tour, and Weymouth Amusements; a solemn and reprimanding epistle to the Laureat. Pitt’s Flight to Wimbledon; an ode. An Ode to the French. Ode to the Charity Mill in Windsor-Park. A Hint to a Poor Democrat. Ode to the Queen’s Elephant. The Sorrows of Sunday; an Elegy. Published […]James II By the King, A Proclamation For Continuing the Collection of the Customs and Subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage. Published London by the Assigns of John Bill deceased and by Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionBroadside, folio, woodcut arms and initial letter, light dustiness, printed one side as issued.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 […]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.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.Bennet the Brave (alias Absolute Courage) taking the Bull by the horns. Published (London) J.L.Marks DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving , has been folded, printed one side.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.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 […]Wood Street Compter. On the east side of Wood Street, stood this Prison pertaining to the Sheriffs of London, built in the Mayorality of Sir Samual Strange Knt. Sir John Smith, & James Edwards Esqr. being then Sheriffs 1670. Published(London) Publish’d Jany 1 1793 by N.Smith DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., engraved, light usage, printed one side […]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.ANDREWES, Gerrard & ANDREWES, Gerrard Thomas. Two Autograph Letters, the first written to the ñRev. Mr. Princeî at Magdallen House, the second by his Son written to Miss Prince, both on the subject of support for the Hospital for Fallen Women. Published Description4to., and 8vo., 1 page with integral address leraf, and 3 pages, both […](The Coalbrookdale Company) A New Wrought-Iron Hand Hoeing Machine. Published(London?) DescriptionSmall folio, 2 leaves integral, woodcut illustration, 4pp., printed recto only, folded as issued.BELL, Marion. Autograph Letter written by the wife of the late Sir Charles Bell to Mr. Elsom who had given her help with the publication of his letters and had written the Preface. Published(London) 47 Albany Street. N.W. Description12mo., 4 pages, holograph, has been folded for mailing.Manuscript volume in three parts commencing with a Dictionary of Medical Terms, followed by a Latin-English Medical Lexicon, and concluding with a section of Abbreviations & Contractions. Published Description8vo., 168 pages including a few blanks, written throughout in the same neat hand, (the final 44 pages loosely inserted at the end), handsomely bound in contemp. […][ANONYMOUS] Manuscript titled Pomposo to Pimposo, A Strange Character! Being A Stricture on his Trimmer Trimmed. Published Description4to, 16 pages, poem of 304 lines, plus footnotes, written in a bold sloping hand, preserved in straight grain dark blue semi-stiff paper wrappers. Light wear.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.Victoria in Four Acrostics. Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., edged in black, has been folded, printed one side as issued.MALCOLM, J.P. An Historical Sketch of the Art of Caricaturing. With Graphic Illustrations. Published London for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., engraved plates, iv, 158, (2)pp., 20th Century half red morocco, gilt.La Rarete de Prague. De Praagsche Rariekiek Published Amsterdam by Jan ‘T Lam naer de Copy van London by T.Cooper DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 17″ x 22″, engraving at top, letterpress beneath printed in four columns, one minor hole in blank margin, has been folded, printed one side as issued.FAULKNER, John A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poetry, Epigrams, Anecdotes, Riddles, &c., some prose pieces and an interesting collection of articles taken and copied from Newspapers and Magazines from the Northern part of England. Published Manchester area? Description8vo., 367 pages written throughout in one neat sloping hand, two thirds of the pages containing the Newspaper […]THEOPHRASTUS JUNIOR (pseud) A Letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Moira, on the Accusations brought against His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, by Mr. Paull. With Notes Critical and Admonitory. in which The Character and Principles of Mr. Paull and Sir Francis Burdett, are examined, And their origin and tendency briefly elucidated. […]A Laudable Partnership or Souls and Bodies cured without loss of Time. Published (London) by S.W.Fores. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, paper watermarked 1794, nice copy, uncloured, printed one side as issued.The Methodist Taylor caught in Adultery. Published London for Roby Sayer DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by Cabbage, part of lower margin frayed just clipping part of imprint, remainder of sheet in good condition.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.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.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 Drap of Whiskey PublishedLondon Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î (plate size) with good margins, hand coloured Mezzotint after Dighton, light dustiness to margins, the whole laid down on backing sheet.BEVERIDGE, Henry. An interesting and detailed Autograph Letter in which Beveridge sets out the spelling and origin of various North Indian Tribes such as the ñGukkarsî or ñGakkarsî and the ñKhilgeesî or ñGilgeesî. PublishedSquires Mount Hampstead (London) Description8vo., 2 pages, (approx 250 words, holograph, with integral blank leaf, has been folded.Umbrellas to Mend PublishedLondon by J.T.Smith DescriptionSingle sheet , 8vo., overall 5 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.Manuscript headed ñInvoice of Powder Flasks shipped on board of the John Bull for Singapore to and on account of……….î including a letter of instruction addressed to ñMy Dear H.K.î Published(Birmingham?) Description4to., written one side of leaf in one hand, with integral blank leaf, half torn away, has been folded for mailingHolman, James. A letter (written by machine) addressed to ‘Dear Fox’ in response to a request for a specimen of his writing. Published n.d. Description4to., one page, 10 lines, tipped onto album sheet.ROWLEY, Charlotte (nee Shipley) A most interesting Autograph letter written at Wadi Medani on the Blue Nile describing some of her experiences there whilst on her Honeymoon. Published Description8vo., 70 lines (approx 400 words), holograph, with integral blank page.MILNER, Isaac A long and detailed Autograph Letter in which he expands on his chemical experiments where he discovers that it is air and not water that causes oxidation of lead and describes experiments to produce a tincture of sulphur to identify lead in other substances. Published Deanery (Carlisle) Description4to., 4 pages, (approx 500 words), […]Ingratitude. A Poem. Inscribed to the Most Grateful of Mankind. (&c). The Third Edition. Revised and Corrected, with further Additions. Published London for J. Williams Description4to., ends trifle dusty, one catchword shaved, (2) 22 pp., recent plain boards.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, […]Manuscript headed “Observations on the Head of Harbour Moarings in the ordinary of the Navy” Published (London) DescriptionFolio, 2 pages written in a neat Secretary style hand, with integral blank leaf, docketed in a different hand and with numerous manuscript notes on the “Docket” page in another hand, has been folded.FRANKLIN, Benjamin A Letter from Dr. Franklyn, F.R.S. to the Astronomer Royal; containing an Observation of the Transit of Mercury over the Sun, November 9th 1769: By John Winthrop, Esq; F.R.S. Hollisian Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Cambridge, New England. Published (London) DescriptionFirst printing, single leaf 4to., printed both sides, page numbered (51-2), […](CHALMERS, George – abridged by Henry Mackenzie) The Life of Thomas Paine. Published (Edinburgh) Description8vo., engraved portrait, drop title, 18pp., disbound.Manuscript titled “Manipulus Monastico- Benedictinus in usum FF:Novitiorum Monriis. Viti Ligatus. Anno 1733” Published Bavaria Description4to., manuscript , 209 pages, (approx. 37,000 words), written throughout in Latin in the same hand, bound in vellum, some wear to corners and lower portion of spine.(HONE, William) A Political Catechism, dedicated Without Permission, To, His Most Serene Highness Omar, Bashaw, Dey, and Governor of the Warlike City and Kingdom of Algiers; The Earl of Liverpool; Lotd Castlereagh, and Co. By an Englishman Published London. Printed and Published by R.Carlile, 183, Fleet Street; and sold by those who are not afraid […]A Noble Commander from South Gloucester. Taken on the Steyne at Brighton. Published (London) by Dighton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured etching, printed one side with light dustiness, removed from a scrap album with evidence of same on blank verso.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.To the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Exeter. We, the undersigned Inhabitants of the City of Exeter and its Vicinity, request that you will call a Public Meeting To take into consideration the present situation of the Country, owing to the Mismanagement of the War with Russia. PublishedExeter Norton, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large folio, printed partly […]CHARLES II By the King. A Proclamation For a General Fast. PublishedLondon Printed by the Assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, (2 sheets neatly joined as one), partly black letter, woodcut arms and initial letter, 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 […]The Guard wot looks Arter the Sovereign. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., fine hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.Venus Attired by the Graces Published(London) by H. Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured aquatint by James Gillray.LOCK, Emily Autograph Letter written on behalf of Princess Christian to Mrs Haly thanking her for sending the lines about her brother which ñmuch interests the Princessî PublishedCumberland Lodge, Windsor Description8vo., 8 lines written in a neat sloping hand, written recto, with integral blank leaf.An Act for an Assessment upon England, at the rate of sixty thousand Pounds by the Moneth, for Three Moneths; from the twenty fifth day of March 1657, to the twenty fourth day of June then next ensuing. Published London, by Hen. Hills and John Field DescriptionFolio, title plus 73 pp., mostly Black Letter, disbound.(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.Trap ad crucem; or the Papists Watch-word. Being an impartial account of some late informations taken before several of His Majesties Justices of the Peace in and about the City of London. Also a relation of the several fires that of late have hapened in and about the said City. Published for Publick good, and […]Phillips, T. View of the Camp on Bagshot Heath; His Majesty coming up to View the Troops Taken from the Kings Stand. Published London. Pubd as the Act directs by I.F.Tomkins DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, 16″ x 8″,copper engraved view, has been folded, minor waterstain, printed one side as issued.The true Effigies of the Members of the Calve’s Head Club, Held on ye 30th of January 1734, at ye Golden Eagle in Suffolk street in ye County of Middlesex. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., overall 7″ x 8″, engraved, neatly tipped onto stiff backing sheet.Terrae Filius Number 1. To be continued every Thursday. Price Three Pence. Thursday, March 15. Published (colop) London for J.Wilson and J.Fell, Sold by Mr Jackson at Oxford, Messrs Fletcher and Hodson, Cambridge. DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 6pp., has been folded with light dust line across fold, as issued.Making a Sailor a Free Mason Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, etched by Piercy Roberts, printed one side as issued.A Leg of Lamb. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward, some light usage, printed one side as issued.The Admiralty Inspection; or, Great Men Looking at Little Things. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, fine hand coloured engraving, letter press text beneath, printed in double column, one small nick to left hand margin affecting two words (sense not lost), light waterstains, printed one side.An Additional Act for the better Improvement and Advancing the Receipts of the Excise and New-Impost: At the Parliament begun at Westminster the 17. day of September, An.Dom. 1657 Published London by Henry Hills and John Field DescriptionFolio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms, 2 parts with subtitle, (2), 61, (1)pp., disbound.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 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.Wet Drapery Returning from the Review Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., overall 11î x 8î, hand-coloured engraving, partial crease in centre, 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 […]Manuscript – Account of the Fisheries in River Tyne & Names of Proprietors Published(Newcastle?) Description4to; single sheet, written both sides, has been folded.A North Briton Extraordinary. PublishedLondon Reprinted for W. Nicoll DescriptionFirst London printing, 8vo., some foxing and ageing, 23, (1)pp., disbound.Manuscript Composition of Four Sacred Texts comprising 3 poems and a Hymn. Published DescriptionFolio, 4 pages, total 83 lines (approx 700 words) written in one neat bold hand.SMART, Christopher The Hilliad: An Epic Poem. By C. Smart, A. M. Fellow of Pembroke-Hall, in the University of Cambridge. To which are prefixed, Copious Prolegomene and Notes Variourum. Particularly, Those of Quinbus Flestrin Esq; and Martinus Macularius, M.D. Acad. Reg. Scient. Burdig. &c. Soc. Published Sold by J. Newbery and M. Cooper DescriptionFirst edition, […]The Earl of Shaftsbury’s Grand-Jury Vindicated From the Aspersions cast on them in the late Address from some of the Middle-Temple, London. Published (colop) London DescriptionBroadside, folio, drop head title, printed both sides as issued.(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.LAWSON, Thomas A Mite into the Treasury, Being a Word to Artists, especially to Heptatechnists, the Professors of the Seven Liberal Arts, so called, Grammar, Logick, Rhetorick, Music, Arithmetick, Geometry, Astronomy. Shewing what we own herein, being according to God and Godliness, and of God; and what we deny, proceeding from and favouring of those […]TOWNSEND, John Estate and Canal Office. Proprietary Shares in the Grand Junction, Leeds and Liverpool, Kennet and Avon, Lower Medway, and all other Canals; in the Imperial and Globe Insurance Offices, the New Commercial and Surry Rail Roads, and in the West India and London Dock Companies, Bought and Sold By Private Contract. Agency Business, […]A most interesting and useful Scrap Book containing several hundred Newspaper Cuttings all related to the subject of Crime between 1828 and 1833 Published London &c. DescriptionLarge 4to., 274 pages of mounted cuttings, possibly missing a couple of leaves at the end, half calf, spine worn, lacks rear board and front board detached.The City Tonsor Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved, laid down on album sheet, water staining to corner of album sheet only.A Bold stroke for a Wife no Chicken Hazard. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving by Heath, cut close to plate line at top edge, printed one side as issued.A Sunday Evening. Published (London) J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by Bunbury, nice wide margins, printed one side as issued.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 […]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.A manuscript plane titled ñA Short Tretis of Salt mad(e) from Brine raised by the Sun Pan and Embodyed by Fireî, setting out in detail how to place, set out and make the Pan work, together with economic advice on how to make it work. PublishedNo place Description4to., 7 pages (approx. 2500 words), written in […]A Guinea-Pig. PublishedLondon printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/1î x 6î, Mezzotint, good margins, printed one side.JEBB, Samuel (Editor) Bibliotheca Literaria, Being a Collection of Inscriptions, Medals, Dissertations, &c. T be Continued. Numb. 1. for the Year 1722. PublishedLondon Printed for W. and J. Innys and T.Woodward Description4to., some dustiness to ends, a waterstain, 48pp., uncut, stitched as issued.Live Haddock PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 7 3/4″, etching by John Thomas Smith, light waterstain to top portion, printed one side.NOBLE, Mark An interesting Autograph Letter to a Publisher requesting a response to the writer's having sent a Manuscript with a view to publication. The letter has been endorsed -îThe work declined Octr. 17th 1797î. PublishedBarming Parsonage (Warwickshire) Description4to, single sheet, written one side, holograph, 8 lines (approx 100 words), has been folded for mailing.Manuscript titled The Speech of a Sea Captain to the Carpenter of His Ship Published DescriptionFolio, single leaf, written one side in a bold hand, heading plus 19 lines, some marginal tears and splits where folded.CHARLES V, Emperor. Formula Reformationis per Caesaream Maiestatem Statibus Ecclessiasticis in Comitiis Augustanis ad deliberandum proposita, & ab eisdem, ut pact publicae consulerent, & per eam Ecclesiarum, ac Cleri sui utilitati commodius prouiderent, probata & recepta. Published Excudebat Iuo Schoeffer DescriptionFirst edition?, folio, fine woodcut vignette within title, fine woodcut initial letter, (4), 21 leavesm […]WHINCOP, Thomas An interesting Autograph Letter written to the zealous Protestant Minister, Thomas Horrocks, saying that in thanks for many favours he has left an item of clothing which can be altered if necessary. Published (London) The Georg. in Lombard Street Description4to., 16 lines, (approx 150 words), holograph, with integral address leaf, and with some […]OWEN, Corbet. Carmen Pindaricum in Theatrum Sheldonianum in Solennibus Magnifici Operis Encaeniis Recitatum Julii die 9 Anno 1669. Published Oxonii e Typographia Sheldoniana Excudebat H. Hall…Impensis Joh, Crosley DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., cross tear to title page neatly repaired, (no text loss), some fraying, trifle dusty, minor waterstain, (4) 28 pp., disbound.(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 […]JAMES II To the most Reverend Fathers in God, William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan, and John Lord Archbishop of York Primate of England and Metropolitan. Published (colop) London by Charles Bill, Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., drop head title, leaf with woodcut Royal Arms preceeding title, […]SEYSSEL D’AIX, Count Retained manuscript copy of an important letter written in French to the King of Sardinia reporting at length of his meeting with King George II and further meetings with English diplomats. Published Londres 21 Juillet DescriptionFolio, written in one neat hand, 9 pages with 3 integral blank pages, final page docketed, has […]REES, Abraham The Doctrine of Christ, the Only Effectual Remedy against the Fear of Death: and the Union of Good Men in the Future World: In Two Sermons, preached at Cambridge On Lord’s Day, June the 27th, 1790. On Occasion of the Death of the late Rev. Robert Robinson, Who died at Birmingham, June the […]WRIGHT, William Aldis Letter from William Aldis Wright to E. L. Lushington concerning the first publication of Edward Fitzgerald’s correspondence. Published (Trinity College, Cambridge) Description8 vo., 3 pages, holograph, approx. 250 words, complete with original mailed envelope & postmark dated 1889.PHILLIPS, Edward Theatrum Poetarum Anglicanorum. Containing The Names and Characters of all the English Poets, from the Reign of Henry III to the close of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. By Edward Phillips, the Nephew of Milton. First Published in 1675, and now Enlarged By Additions to Every Article from Subsequent Biographers and Critics. (Volume […]The European Mourners : or, the Emperor’s Funeral. With Belleille’s Progress to Captivity. Published (London) Bickham Mays Buildings Covent Garden where may be had 30 more different sorts. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved , published by George Bickham Junior, later hand colouring, very good copy 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.Pardon, William Just Publish’d, Spellling New Modelled: or The most natural and easy Way to Spell and Read English. PublishedLondon Printed for R.Baldwin and J.Jefferies DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., partly untrimmed, printed one side as issued.The Habit of a Lord Maior of the Honble Citty of London Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, large folio, engraved, printed one side with wide margins, as issued.Minuts Of the Proceedings in Parliament, June 7. 1695. Numb. 14. Published(colop) Edinburgh Printed by the Heirs and Successors of Andrew Anderson. DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, printed both sides.The Man wot Drives the Sovereign Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.
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