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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.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), […]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 […]WYNDHAM, William A Fine & Extensive Autograph Letter written to an unnamed recipient requesting information about the long delayed and disastrously handled delivery of arms to the Royalist Army in the Vendee region of North West France during the Vendee War. Published London Description4to., 3 pages (approx 380 words), holograph, blank fourth page docketed, has […]
ATTITUDE OF LOYAL MEN WHO SUPPORTED PARLIAMENT DURING THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR BUT WERE AGAINST BRINGING THE KING TO CAPITAL PUNISHMENT(BURGES, Cornelius) A Vindication of the Ministers of the Gospel in, and about London, from the unjust Aspersions cast upon their former Actings for the Parliament, as if they had promoted the bringing of the King to Capital punishment. With a short Exhortation to their People to keep close to their Covenant Ingagement. Published London […]
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- (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.Orpheus and Euridyce. Published(London) by H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured etching , printed one side.A Child that Could not Tell a Lie. An Anecdote of the late President Washington when a Boy. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., printed one side, laid down on pink sugar paper, which in turn is laid down on an album leaf.An Act for Discovering, Convicting and Repressing of Popish Recusants. Published London by Henry Hills and John Field DescriptionFirst edition, folio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms with title, (2), 21, (1)pp., disbound.DRYDEN, John Ode on St. Cecelia?s Day. CL. Drydeni. Carmen in S.Caeciliam. Latine Redditum. Published DescriptionLarge 4to., half title, 16, (4)pp., some waterstaining, in original plain wrappers, dull, surface rubbed and frayed.(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.COLEY, Henry Merlinus Anglicus Junior: or the Starry Messenger, For the Year of our Redemption, 1692. Published London by John Heptinstall Description12mo., part printed in red and black, some light waterstains, (48)pp., disbound.The Rival Candidates. Published (London) by W.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved from a drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, hand coloured ( probably later colouring), printed one side as issued.Manuscript titled “An Epitaph on Miss Colleton.” Published No place. Description8vo., single sheet, written one side in a neat hand an 18 line poetical Epitaph.An Intimation of the Deputies of the States General, In a Late Discourse with Mr. Sidney Extraordinary Envoy from His Majesty of Great Britain. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 4pp., disboundLists of the Officers and their Deputies, belonging to the Several Courts in Wesdtminster-Hall, and elsewhere: with the Lists, Accounts, and Tables of Fees claimed by them: Which were presented to the House of Commons, Pursuant to their Order of the 4th Day of March 1730. Published London for Richard Williamson DescriptionFolio, light early waterstains, […]PRINCE, Thomas A Sermon Deliver’d at the South-Church in Boston, New-England, August 14, 1746. Being the Day of General Thanksgiving for the Great Deliverance of the British Nations, By the Glorious and Happy Victory near Culloden. Obtained by His Royalk Highness Prince William Duke of Cumberland, April 16, in the same Year. Wherein the Greatness […]WILLIAMS, Peter Mynegeir Ysgrythurol: neu Ddangoseg Egwyddorol o’r Holl Ymadroddion Yn yr Hen Destament a’r Newydd. Published Caerfryddin (Carmarthen) gan J.Ross DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., end papers frayed, lightly used, iv, (396)pp., in contemp. panelled calf, light rubbing.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 […]The Original Manuscript Minutes of the Meeting under the chair of the Duke of Beaufort for a ñProposed Canal from the City of Bristol to join the Wilts & Bath Canal at or near Foxham in Wiltsî. PublishedBristol? DescriptionFolio, 3 pages written mostly in one hand with numerous crossings out & insertions, docketed.Anticipation. A Black Sheep on the Woolsack. The Baron St. Domingo Chancellor of England in 1850. Published(London) Published by M. Humphrey, St. James St. Printed by G. E. Madeley DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 11î x 15î, hand-coloured lithograph illustration, printed one side as issued.An Engraved and Printed Broadside with manuscript title -îThe Address to George 2nd on Death of Frederick Prince of Walesî followed by letterpress sub title – ñHis Majesty’s most Gracious Answer.î Published(London?) Published according to Act of Parliament DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., overall 9 1/2î x 12î, engraved illustration by Dickinson, letter press text beneath, the […]MACARTNEY, George Autograph Letter written to the Bookseller Dodsley? ordering a set of the newly published Hawksworth edition of Dean Swift’s Works. PublishedWhitehall DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., written in a neat sloping hand, holograph, laid down on backing sheet.It is a rule in law (as it now stands) that a Layman can’t prescribe in non decimando (that is) if a Layman has lands which have never paid Tythes within the memory of man, yet he is not therefore discharged, unless he pays some composition or modus in lieu of Tythes. [first paragraph of […]HUGO, Gustav Wilhelm Jahrbucher der Geschichte von America (1492 bis 1829) Published Berlag von Ch Th Groos Description8vo., viii, 160pp., untrimmed copy in original printed wrappers, some light discolouring and fraying of edges of wrappers.BROMLEY, Thomas The Way to the Sabbath of Rest or the Souls Progress in the Work of the New Birth. To which are now added, Two Discourses of the Author, never before Printed, viz. The Journeys of the Children of Israel, as in their Names and Historical Passages, they Comprise the great and gradual Work […]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 […]JUNIUS (pseud) A Letter from Junius To His Royal Highness The Prince Regent Published London by W. Horncastle DescriptionSole edition. 8 vo., half title, 22 (2) pp., uncut, stitched as issued.Manuscript headed “To wash gloves” Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., written in one hand, 12 lines, (105 words), some light dustiness, sheet has been split down centre and neatly repaired with transparent acid free tape.A Particular Account of the Dying Behaviour of John Matthews, Who was executed at Oxford, on Monday, August 5, 1822, For a Highway Robbery. Published (Oxford?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., the whole text cut and pasted onto backing sheet.HANDELL, George Frederich On the Humours of the Town. A Dialogue between Columbine & Punch to a Favourite Air of Mr. Handel’s. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, tall folio, engraved music with Libretto, printed one side as issued.The Siege of St. Quintin. Published (London) by W.N. Jones DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, 20″ x 8 1/2″, hand coloured engraving by Williams, has been folded, printed one side.The Lyon in Love, or the Political Farmer. An Aesopian Tale, Applicable to the present Times. Published (London ) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraving with verse beneath, light usage, printed one side as issued.Work for the Bellman, or an Hue & Cry after A.B. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, minor damage at three corners and a little at lower edge, the whole laid down on a semi stiff sugar paper backing sheet.William Corder. As he appeared in Bury Gaol a few days previous to his Trial. Published London. by Knight & Lacy DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured Aquatint illustration, plate size 5 1/2″ x 8 1/4″, printed one side as issued.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.HOWARD, Charles, Duke of Norfolk Autograph letter written to R. Wilson of Lincolns Inn discussing various options for the forthcoming Parliamentary Election of 1806. Published Description4to., single page, holograph, 17 lines (approx. 120 lines) written one side, laid into backing sheet but exposing verso address panel.BONNETT, John Scraps selected by John Bonnett, Printer, Dorchester, Dorset. Published(Dorchester) Description4to., in excess of 100 leaves, filled in with numerous scraps, illustrations &c. including approx. 70 individually printed pieces, the whole rather loose in a contemp. half roan morocco binding, worn.SOUTHCOTT, Joahana The Trial of Joanna Southcott, During Seven Days, which commenced on the Fifth, and Ended on the Eleventh, of December, 1804. At the Neckinger House, Bermondsey, near London. PublishedLondon by S. Rouseau, and sold by E. J. Field, also W. Symonds, and The Miss Eveleighs DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., some neat annotations, one leaf […]“Street Toy Seller” PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.Manuscript Headed ñArthur Henry Hallams Remains. Tennysonî being an early Critique of Romantic Verse. PublishedNo place Description8vo., 8 pages, (approx 1000 words), written in a neat sloping hand, ends trifle dusty.“Begone Dull Care” Idem Graece Redditum 29 Nov. 1834 Published Description8vo., 2 leaves integral, with poem written in English on verso of first leaf and translation into Greek on recto of second leaf untrimmed as issued.THICKNESSE, Philip A Letter to Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain. Published Printed for the Author, and sold by S.Fores DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (2), 13, (1)pp., disbound.
ATTITUDE OF LOYAL MEN WHO SUPPORTED PARLIAMENT DURING THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR BUT WERE AGAINST BRINGING THE KING TO CAPITAL PUNISHMENT(BURGES, Cornelius) A Vindication of the Ministers of the Gospel in, and about London, from the unjust Aspersions cast upon their former Actings for the Parliament, as if they had promoted the bringing of the King to Capital punishment. With a short Exhortation to their People to keep close to their Covenant Ingagement. Published London […]BUTLER, Alban. A Chronological Index for the Rev. Alban Butler’s Lives of the Saints: containing the Name of the Popes; Roman Emperors; Emperors of the East and West; Kings of England and of France; Martyrs; Holy Fathers, and other Ecclesiastical Writers; Saints of England, Scotland and Ireland, and of other Countries, – who are mentioned […]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.SEDGEWICK, Adam Autograph Letter written to Dr. Dalrymple explaining that although he wishes to be on the Platform at the Drilll Hall for the concluding glorious meeting, the press of the smaller building and a gammy leg and unsteady head preclude him from attending. Published No Place Description8vo, single page, entirely holograph with integral blank […]WINTHROP, John An Account of the Earthquake felt in New England, and the neighbouring parts of America, on the 18th November 1755. In a Letter to Tho. Birch, D.D. Secret. R.S. by Mr.Professor Winthrop, of Cambridge in New England. Published (London for Lockyer Davies) DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., drop head title, page numbered 1-18, disbound.My Aunt!! Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, large folio, fine hand coloured engraved illustration , text beneath, printed one side as issued.The Heads of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured etching, printed one side on good quality paper as issued.PINDAR, Peter (ie. John Wolcot) Odes to Kien Long, the Present Emperor of China; with The Quakers, a Tale; To a Fly, drowned in a Bowl of Punch; Ode to Macmanus, Townsend, and Jealous, the Thief-Takers; To Caelia. – To a Pretty Milliner. – To the Fleas of Teneriffe. – To Sir William Hamilton. – […]JAMES I His Majesties Speech to Both the Houses of Parliament, in his Highnesse Great Chamber at Whitehall, the day of the Adjourment of the last Session, Which was the last day of March 1607. Published London by Robert Barker DescriptionSole edition, 4to, woodcut ornaments to title, without blank leaves A1 & H2, (60)pp, disbound.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.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 […]“Gilbert our Macaroni from Bow” Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., stipple engraved, with line border, printed one side on thick paper.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 […]The Cad to the man wot drives the sovereign Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured engraving, laid down on album leaf.Debates on Palmistry From an Original Sketch in Oil by Hogarth, in the Possession of Mr. Saml. Ireland. Etched by Jos. Haynes Pupil to the late Mr. Mortemer. Published(London) Published as the Act directs DescriptionOblong folio, overall 14î x 12î, etching by Joseph Haynes, some light foxing, the whole laid down on stiff card.A Catalogue of the highly valuable Collection of Prints, the property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. The fifth and last part, containing the Residue of a Series of British Portraits, among which will be found many of the first description, by Blooteling, Loggan, Hollar, White, Smith, W. Faithorne Esq. An Interesting Collection […]WATSON, William An Account of Mr. Benjamin Franklin’s Treatise, lately published, intituled, Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America; by Wm. Watson, F.R.S. (as printed in the Philsophical Transactions of the Royal Society for 1751) Published (London) Description 4to., 8 and a half pages, numbered pp 202-211, lightly aged, 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 […]GRANVILLE, John Carteret, Earl of. Whitehall June 23, 1743. This morning, Mr. Parker, one of His Majesty’s Messengers, arrived at the Duke of Newcastle’s Office with the following letter from the Right Honourable the Lord Carteret to His Grace. Published (London) by Edward Owen, DescriptionBroadsheet, folio, paper lightly aged, some inner marginal fraying (no text […]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.The Morning News. Published (London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionSingle sheet, overall 12″ x 11″, engraved, minor dustiness, minor marginal tear, as issued.Gedenkwaardige Uitzetting van Louis van Brunswyk (translates as “Memorable Expulsion of Louis Brunswick”) Published Amsterdam? DescriptionBroadside, 4to., engraved with letterpress verse beneath, tipped onto album sheet.What’s!. This My Girl Nan. Published (London) M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, small folio, 7″ x 10″, hand colored engraving, printed one side as issued.Squire Minikin. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand colored engraving, fine copy printed one side as issued.DAVIDSON, W.J.M. Manuscript titled “Notes on Photography”. Published (London?) Description8vo., 93 written pages (approx. 10,500 words) written in one neat hand, bound in contemporary half black roan morocco.Tempora mutantur, et Nos mutamur in illis. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, very good copy printed one side as issued.The Exact Narrative of the Conflict at Dunkeld Betwixt the Earl of Angus’s Regiment and the Rebels, Collected from several Officers of that Regiment, who were Actors in, or Eye-witnesses to, all that’s here Narrated, in reference to these Actions, Published(colop) Edinburgh Printed according to Order Description4to., drop head title, minor usage, 8pp., as issued.RIPPON, Cuthbert Autograph letter addressed to Joseph Watson advising him that Joseph Pease would be able to take his parliamentary seat by affirmation (instead of by oath)’ as M.P. for S. Durham. PublishedLondon Description8vo., 15 lines, holograph, single page, with integral address leaf, seal, and ñFreeî postmark.Lodgings to Let PublishedLondon by J.L.Marks DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., overall 7î x 8 1/2î, hand coloured engraving, printed one side.LAWSON, John Gleanings and Expositions of Some, and but some of the more difficult places of Scriptures: Perhaps, but The First-Fruits unto a more plentifull Harvest. PublishedLondon Printed by T.R. and E.M. for Nath Webb and Will Grantham DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (8), 72pp., some foxing, in recent marbled paper wrappers.Robin’s Royal Filters, Sole Office 163, Strand, London, Opposite the New Church. PublishedWoolwich E.Jones, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., partly printed in Black Letter, minor tear to blank top leaf hand corner, printed both sides, as issued, but has been folded.Manuscript Poem titled The awakened Conscience. Painted by W. H. Hunt. 1854.’ Published(London) Description8vo., manuscript poem of seven 8-line verses, written in a neat hand on pale blue note paper (4 pages) folded.The Goodhurst Garland, In Three Parts. Published DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, printed in four columns, with woodcut divisions, printed one side, one half laid down on stiff board, the other half folded to lay over the laid down half.SHORT Family of Dumfries A Manuscript Commonplace Book kept by a member of the Short Family of Dumfries containing a selection of poems, a Sonnet and a Song, some taken from regular Authors, some from local newspapers, and some seem to be original unpublished. Published Description4to., 45 pages, written in several hands, a few pencil […](B(aldwi)n, R) A Sermon Preached at the Arch-Deacons Visitation, at Burnham Westgate In the County of Norfolk, October 9, 1706. By R.B. A.M. and Vicar of East and WEest Rudhams in the same County. Published Norwich DescriptionSole edition, 4to., 26pp., disbound.(WARD, Edward) The Secret History of the Calves-Head-Club: or, the Republican Inmasqu’d, Wherein is fully shewn The Religion of the CALVES-HEAD Heroes’ in their Anniversary Thanksgiving Songs on the Thirtieth of January, by them called Anthems for the Years 1693, 1694, 1695, 1696, 1697. Now Published, to Demonstrate the Restless, Implacable Spirit of a certain […]House of Lords. Orders for Wednesday 24th February, 1790 Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side, uncut, as issued, has been folded.The Hierarchical Skimington: or a Representation of the Ambitious and Arbitrary Views of a Party. Published (London) Sold by B.Dickenson at Inigo Jones’s Head DescriptionBroadside, engraved oblong folio, couple of short cross tears neatly repaired, printed one side as issued.LE ROY, David. Nouvelles Recherches sur le Vaisseau Long des Anciens, sur Les Voiles Latines, et sur les Moyens de Diminuer les Dangers que courent les Navigateurs; Lues a l’Academie des Belles-Lettres, a la rentree publique de Paques, annee 1786: servant de suite a l’Ouvrage qui a pour titre: Les Navires des Anciens, &c. Published […]Jew purchasing old Clothes. Published Alnwick Printed and Published by W.Davison DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration, crude but early hand colouring, some light usage, printed one side as issued.The Old Man, his Son, & his Ass. Published (London) Printed for T.Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard.. John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by J.June, light soiling and usage, one neat repair, laid down on backing sheet.The Vision of Justice with a View of the Harmonic Society. Third Sketch. Published (London) by S.Fores DescriptionBroadside, large folio, engraved, has been folded, light wear, printed one side as issued.Peter Sham Love’s Duel. Published London Pubd. by J.L.Marks DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured etching by J.Lewis Marks, has been folded, printed one side.John of Gant in Love, or Mars on his knees. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.HUMPHREYS, Sam A sad and reflective autograph letter written to his wife, Anne, by an emigree about to leave the country to find a new life abroad due to the ravages of the cursed ñDrinkî. PublishedLiverpool DescriptionFolio, 1 2/3 pages, 52 lines, written in a bold legible hand, lightly dusty.(WILKES, John) Fine Autograph Letter written to the M.P. John Trevanion on the question of his proposal for membership of the Sublime Society (ie. The Beefsteak Club) of Joseph Jekyll. M.P. for Calne. Published(London). Princes Court DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., 17 lines (approx 190 words) holograph (but not signed), evidence of having been removed from […]
FIRST PUBLICATION OF AN IMPORTANT ISAAC NEWTON LETTER ON LIGHT AND COLOUR (and) NON CONFORMIST ACADEMIES.LATHAM, Ebenezer Preparation for Death, and Fitness for Heaven. A Sermon Preached at Uttoxeter, May 26, 1745. On Occasion of the Death of the Reverend Mr. Daniel Madock. To which will be annexed, For the Sake of the Curious, a short Appendix, containing a Latin Letter of Sir Isaac Newton; and a Catalogue of the […]Windmills PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 4 3/4″ x 7 1/2″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.WATSON, Rosamund Marriott. The Blind Ghost. (A Poem by Graham R Tomson) Publishedno place DescriptionFolio, two leaves, integral hand written poem of 9 four line verses, holograph, some corrections, written recto only, lower blank portion of second leaf torn away.Home’s Home Published Haines & Son DescriptionBroadsheet, folio, partly hand coloured Mezzotint, some dustiness, surface wear and early cracking, the whole laid down on album sheet.The Farmer’s Song. A new Song. Sung at Sadler’s Wells. Published DescriptionBroadside, tall slim 8vo., (11 x37 cm), fine woodcut illustration and also woodcut ornament, fine copy laid down.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.(SEWELL,George) Observations upon Cato, a Tragedy. By Mr Addison. In a Letter to *** Published London for E.Curll and sold by A.Baldwin DescriptionSecond edition, 4to., some light paper ageing, 21, (7)pp., disbound.Satisfaction concerning Mixt Communions Unsatisfactory: Or, Some short Animadversions upon the most materiall passages of a late Booke, Entituled, Satisfaction concerning Mixt Communions. Published London for Henry Overton DescriptionSole edition, 4to., outer margin damp affected in the middle with some crumbling but text not accecpted apart from one or two single end letters, (2), 14pp., […]Carricatur Published Germany? DescriptionOblong folio, 13″ x 8″,lithograph, drawn by Gabriel Kollmann, some light wear to corners, printed one side as issued.
FAMILY COMMONPLACE BOOK KEPT BY A PERSON WHO WAS LATER ONE OF THE VICTIMS IN A FAMOUS VICTORIAN DOUBLE MURDERMOORE, George & family A most interesting Manuscript Commonplace book of Poems & Songs Published London DescriptionLarge 4to volume containing 65 pieces, some of several pages, all tipped into a scrapbook with no covers.A Tenth Rejected or The Dandyfied Coxcomb in a Bandbox. Published (London) By John Fairburn DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, fine original hand coloured engraving by Charles Williams, fine condition, but laid down on semi still card.The Irish Stubble Goose, with scarce a Feather left. Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, light usage, has been folded, printed one side.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.(BULLOCK, C.) A Song in the Comedy call’d Woman’s a Riddle. Set by Willm. Turner. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, engraved music with libretto, printed one side as issued.The Merits and Defects of the Dead by their Ingenious Secretary. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, overall 19″ x 12″, hand-coloured engraving by William Austin, minor usage, printed one side as issued.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 […]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 […]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.Stedall’s Patent Scolecothic Ventilator to Cure all Smoky Chimneys caused by Wind, also a Cheap and Efficient Mode of Ventilating all Rooms, Buildings, &c. That Require a Circulation of Air. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, tall slim folio, fine woodcut illustrations, cut close at outer edge, printed one side, has been folded for mailing.(Mr Bird and Miss Snow) Published(London) by H.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, overall plate line 9î x 11î, etched and aquatint illustration, some very light early damping, printed one side as issued.Case of the Petitioners against the Bill, for establishing a Nightly-Watch within the City of Bristol. Published DescriptionFolio, 3 (1)pp, some fraying, splitting along folds, as issued.GUTHRIE, George James Manuscript report in the form of a letter on the condition of a Mrs. Daniel, whom he is treating. Published Description8vo., single page, (11 lines), holograph, with integral blank leaf laid down on album sheet.HAVERGAL, Helena. A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poems & Prose pieces collected and written by the 16 year old daughter of the Rev. Frances Havergal. Published Description4to., written throughout in a very neat hand on 176 pages, written in a quarter roan morocco, cloth sided volume, with some light wear.The Convention between the Crowns of Great Britain and Spain, concluded at the Pardo on the 14th of January 1739. The King of Great Britain’s Full Power. The King of Spain’s Full Power. The two separate articles belonging to the convention. His Britannick Majesty’s Ratification of the Convention. His Catholick Majesty’s Ratification of the Convention. […]The Cottager’s Daughter: or, the Sorrows of Rosa. A Pathetic Tale. Published London for J.Rose and Ann Lemoine Description12mo., engraved frontispiece, 33, (3)pp., in original yellow paper printed wrappers, stitched as issued.The Times,or 1768. Pl.2. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, 10″ x 15″, etched, with verse in triple column beneath, printed one side as issued.The British Seaman. Published London, Printed and Sold by Jennings. DescriptionSingle sheet, slim 12mo., woodcut illustration, printed one side as issued.To Sportsmen. Eley’s Patent Wire Cartridges, for Shooting Game, Wild-Fowl, Wood-Pigeons, Rooks, Rabbits, Snipe, &c. at Long Distances. Published (colop) (London) Printed by R.Macdonald Description8vo., drop head title, woodcut illustrations, 4pp., disbound.The Bishopric Genuine Designs Executed Gratis. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Kingsbury?., nice copy printed one side as issued.CROMWELL, Oliver An Ordinance for continuing the Excise. Published (colop) London. Printed by Henry Hills DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut Commonwealth Arms, fine initial woodcut letter, 3, (1)pp., printed in Black letter, disbound.The Hostages. A Pledge.Tempora mutantur, et Nos mutamur in illis. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, nick in lower margin, minor light usage, printed one side as issued.CHEESMAN, Abraham The Dove, with an Olive-Branch In its Mouth; or, Gods Mercy to Sinful Man. Delivered in a Sermon at Great St. Helens London, March 15 1662. By AB. CHEESMAN, A Minister Blind from his Child-hood. PublishedLondon. Printed for the Author DescriptionSole edition, 4to., some light soiling, 8pp., disboundManusucript 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.(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.(A printed order in parallel Portugese and English issued by the Portugese Government to supply British Troops with Provisions and Forage during the Peninsular War) PublishedLisbon? DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed in parallel Portugese and English, one side as issued.CLARK, Sir Andrew Autograph letter to B. B. Murray stating that he is unable to accept the invitation to the Chamber of Commerce where he would have given his thanks for the outstanding success of the Bechuanaland Expedition under the command of Sir Charles Warren. PublishedWar Office Description4to., 3 pages (approx 200 words), holograph, with […]SELDEN, John Manuscript invoice issued to James Smart to a half years Sellery for killing Rats and mice Published DescriptionSingle sheet small oblong 4to., written one side.EDWARD, Prince of Wales. Autograph Letter written by the Princes Secretary to the Reverent W. Howell Evans in which the Prince allows his name to appear as Patron for the 1892 Rhyl Eisteddfod. Published Description8vo., holograph, 15 lines, written both sides of a single sheet, with mourning black edging.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.The Famous Tryal in B.R. between Thomas Neale, Esq; and the Late Lady Theodosia Ivy, the 4th of June, 1684. Before the Right Honourable the Late Lord Jeffreys, Lord Chief Justice of England, for Part of Shadwell in the County of Middlesex. As also The Title of the Creditors of Sir Anthony Bateman, and the […]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 Ladies Amusement or Vocal Harmony. Plate VIII A New Song on Admiral Vernon’s taking Carthagena on the 1st Day of Aprill 1741 Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., copper plate illustration and text beneath, printed in red, as issued, one side untrimmed.ONDERDONK, Benjamin Treadwell Circular. (A Letter with proposed Prayers written to the “Clergy and Laity of the Diocese of New York” advising & warning that Cholera has “reached the American Shore”.) Published (New York) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, some slight marginal damage to top leaf hand corner with loss of “the C”, paper lightly aged, laid […]A Parliamentary Debate in Pipes’s Ground. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.The Wise Schoolmaster Published London by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward, fair copy on wove paper watermarked “1791”, printed one side as issued.F.,S. Mr. Toland’s Clito Dissected and Fuller’s Plain Proof of the True Mother of the Pretended Prince of Wales. Made out to be no Proof. In Two Letters from a Gentleman in the Country to his Friend in London. Published London. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., peper lightly aged, (8), 32pp., disbound.The Aldermen . Turtle. and . Gruel Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, small folio, overall 7 1/2″ x 10 1/4″, engraved by Matthew Darly, fine copy, printed one side as issued.A Sketch, taken near Fishmonger’s Hall PublishedLondon By S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, etching by Thomas Jones, light early waterstain and slight creasing, printed one side as issued.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.High Life below Stairs. As it was represented at Cashiobury the seat of the Earl of Essex. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., 11 1/2î x 9 1/2î (plate size), plus good margins, etching by Bretherton after Orde, printed one side as issued.Manuscript headed “The Greate Leidger is posted thus.” Published(London?) DescriptionFolio, 3 pages, written in one hand mostly in black, some in red, ruled, with integral 4th page, docketed, has been folded.Pickled Cucumbers PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.WATSON, Rosamund Marriott In the Rain (A poem by Graham R Tomson) Publishedno place DescriptionFolio, single leaf, manuscript poem of 8 verses, holograph, written one side.(WOLCOT, John) Peter and Aesop, A St. Giles Eclogue. Published Printed for Murray and Highley, J.Harding, and V.Griffith by Davis, Wilks and Taylor DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title , vii, (1), 38, (2)pp., disbound.Awful Conflagration of the Tower of London. By Fire. Last Night, about 11 o?clock, a dreadful Fire broke out in the Tower of London, destroying all the Armoury and other property to the amount of 800,000. Published J.Tomlinson, Printer. DescriptionBroadside, folio, partly printed in bold blank, printed in double column, laid down on semi-stiff backing […]The Chelsea Monarch: or, Money Rules All. A New Court Ballad. Published London DescriptionFolio, woodcut ornament, 7, (1)pp., trifle dusty, uncut as issued.HONE, William. Hone’s Interesting History of the Memorable Blood Conspiracy, carried on by S. MacDaniel, J. Berry, J. Egan, and J. Salmon, Thief-Takers, and their Trials and Sentences, in 1756, for procuring two boys to commit a robbery, in order to get the reward for their conviction, and obtaining an innocent lad to be executed, […]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 […]Merlin, Or The British Enchanter Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, woodcut illustration, letter press beneath, tear to two corners (slight loss only- not serious), lightly dusty, printed one side as issued.SCLATER, William the Elder. The Quaestion of Tythes Revised. Arguments for the Moralitie of Tything, enlarged, and cleared. Obiections More fully, and distinctly answered. Mr. Seldens Historie, so farre as Mistakes have been made it Argumentatine against the Moralitie, over-ly viewed. By William Sclater, D.D.. and Minister of Pitmister, in Somerset. Published London. Printed by […]Tax on Post Horses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside. large oblong folio, fine sepia tinted Aquatint illustration by Paul Sandby, printed one side as issue3d.WILLCOCK, John William. The Laws relating to Inns,m Hotels, Alehouses, and Places of Public Entertainment: to which is added, An Abstract of the Statute For the Regulation of Post Horses. Published London. Saunders and Benning DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., small ex library stamp, xvi, 169, (3)pp., untrimmed copy in the original printed boards, now very age […]Spencers Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, some light soiling, neat repair, printed one side as issued.(Printed card, completed in Manuscript) To the Honourable Committee of. Shipping I beg leave to present Mr.[Mr John Johnston x x x x x ] for the Appointment of Cadet for the [Bombay Infantry] on one of my Nominations…….. Published (London) Cox, Printer DescriptionStiff card, 4 1/2″ x 3″, printed both sides, short cuts, (no […]Manuscript Deposition with Judgement, written in English, taken before Nicholas Fortescue and others on behalf of the Dowager Queen Katherine Parr against Nicholas Upton concerning the boundary of rights to fish the River Yealm in Devon, with consideration of maintenance of a weir, in the parish of Yealmpton in South Devon during the first months […]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.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.ROWE, Gilbert Mr. Robert Childs’ Bill. Published(London)? DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., manuscript, some light browning, written one side.Armenian Cement. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., 22 lines (approx 220 words), written one side in a neat sloping hand.HASTINGS, Theophilus (7th Earl of Huntington) Autograph Letter written to Mr. Leneve at the Herald’s Office giving account of his Norman Ancestry, and requesting in return for any information on his ancestral branch at Gessing in Normandy. PublishedDonnington Description4to., single page, 17 lines (approx 200 words), holograph, with integral leaf containing address, docket, Bishop post […]Cherrycomb & Silvertail: A Tragedy in 2 Acts, by A.M. Being A Pager from the Log of the Good Ship Nile Containing the only true account yet published of the Lives, Loves & Adventures of Cherrycomb & Silvertail. London, Routledge Warne & Routledge. SOLD HERE. Published Lavars, Litho DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, printed in colours on […]Manuscript Commonplace Book titled Scrapiana alias Joe Miller & Johnsoniana 1839.1840.1841. Published Description8vo., 104 pages written throughout in the same neat hand, nicely bound in semi-stiff straight grain red morocco, minor rubbing to extremities.DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]WOLCOT, John. (i.e. Peter Pindar). An Autograph letter to the Composer William Shield inviting him to a Dinner Party with Curran and Godwin as fellow guests. Dear Shield. Pray dine with me at 1/2 past four. Curran and Godwin will be of the party. J.W. Monday morng.’ Published(London?) Monday Morng. DescriptionSingle leaf, 8vo.,holograph, lightly dusty, […]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 […](REYNOLDS, John) Votivae Angliae: The Desires and Wishes of England. Contained in a Patheticall Discourse, presented to the King on New-yeares Day last. Wherein are unfolded and represented, many strong Reasons, and true and solide Motiues, to perswade his Majestie to drawe his Royall Sword, for the restoring of the Pallatynat, and Electorat, to his […]TAYLOR, Miss. W. A charming Autograph Letter from one teenage sister to another in which the writer disusses briefly the typical occurences of a young lady to another Published Cambridge Description4to., one page, approx 225 words, written one side has been folded.Pastoral Published (London) by T.Mclean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured etching by William Heath, minor usage, one slight marginal split, printed one side as issued.Divine Flogging. Published (London) Pubd. by M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, folio, etched, good copy laid down on album sheetA Bill To deprive Her Majesty Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of the Title, Prerogatives, Right, Privileges, and Pretensions of Queen Consort of this Realm, and to dissolve the Marriage between His Majesty and the said Queen. Published (colop) (London) Printed by W.Hone DescriptionFolio, drop head title, engraved illustrations at head, 3, (1)pp., printed in double column, […]CUST, J. The Speech of the Speaker of the House of Commons On Wednesday, December 2, 1761. Upon Presenting to His Majesty The Bill to enable His Majesty to make Provision for supporting the Royal Dignity of the Queen, in case She shall survive His Majesty; Which then passed the Royal Assent. Published London for […]ALEXANDER, John Jesuitico-Quakerism Examined, or a Confutation of The Blasphemous and unreasonable Principles of the Quakers; With a Vindication of the Church of God in Britain, from Their Malicious Clamours, and Slanderous Aspersions. By John Alexander, Preacher of the Gospel. PublishedLondon for Dorman Newman DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (40), 219, (1)pp., clean copy in contemp. calf, […]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.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.Proposals for Opening A Scotch Eating House, or, North Country Ordinary, and Scotch Chocolate House, In the Neighbourhood of St. James. Published(London) by R.Bassam DescriptionBroadside, small folio, some fox marks, one with small hole removing two letters, small piece of pink paper stuck on covering a few words, cut close, with removal of imprint, has […]
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