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.All the Letters, Memorials, and Considerations, Concerning the offered Alliance Of the Kings of England and France, To the High and Mighty Lords, The States of the United Netherlands, According to the several Times when they were delivered: With Considerations on the said Alliance, and also Reflections on the said Considerations. Faithfully Translated from the […]Charles II By the King. A Proclamation For Publishing the Peace between His Majesty and The King of Denmark. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, woodcut arms, lightly aged, printed one side as issued, has been folded.(Bryant, William Cullen) The African Chief. Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, sm 8vo., overall 120 x 145mm, (4 1/2 x 5 1/2), decorative border, double column text, the whole printed in Gold, on semi stiff card which shows evidence on the verso of having been removed from a scrap album.HUTTON, MATTHEW An Interesting Autograph Letter written most likely to Thomas Sprat, Dean of Westminster responding to a request for information from within his own collection on the subject of Registra Zouch. 1343. Published Ayhno Description4to., single sheet written one side in a neat holograph hand, 16 lines.List of Representatives in Parliament of the Borough of Plymouth. Collected from the extant Returns and other Authentic Souces; with An Annexed Description of the Character of, and Parties to the Returns, as well as of the Electors at Different Periods. Published (colop) Plymouth DescriptionLarge folio, drop head title, 4pp printed in three columns, as […]A Table of the several Tolls appointed to be taken at the several Turnpike Gates on the Road from Darlington to West-Auckland, from the 30th Day of April, 1808. Published (Darlington) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, printed one side, with figures in five columns, untrimmed as issued.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 […]
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- COLE, Edward William Manuscript Notebook containing a miscellany of poems, notes and letters. Published (Bermondsey?) Description8vo., 40 pp., entirely holograph, bound in limp calf, warped.Taunton Election Extract from a New Farce, Lately come out, and Played with the greatest possible Success, among the Western Potwallers, called ñGaining A Footingî Published (colop) Wilton, H.B.Shillibeer, Printer. Description12mo., drop head title, 8pp., as issued, spine portion reinforced.(STEPHENS, Edward) A Specimen of a Declaration against Debauchery, tendered to the Consideration of his Highnesse the Prince of Orange, And of the Present Convention of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., drop head title, light foxing, 4pp., disboundAn Act For making and maintaining a Railway or Tramroad from Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwick to Moreton-in-Marsh in the County of Glocester, with a Branch to Shipston-upon-Stour in the County of Worcester Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 56, (2)pp., docketed, disbound.Love Laughs at Locksmiths. Published London Designed and Pubd. by T.Rowlandson DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, hand coloured etching by Thomas Rowlandson, 3 very small surface scuff marks, lightly aged, printed one side as issued.A Leg of Lamb. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward, some light usage, printed one side as issued.The Men in the Moon: or, the “Devil to Pay”. With Thirteen Cuts. The Mirror of the Times. Published London printed (for the Author) and sold by Dean and Munday DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 13 fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (24)pp., disbound.Non Term Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured Aquatint by Wm. Mason (plate size 6″ x 7″), printed one side as issued.Jarrett’s Improved Embossing Press, as Exhibited at the Crystal Palace, Hyde Park. Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., woodcut illustration, printed one side as issued.SUTTON, Robert Manuscript Credentials, written in Latin, to enable Robert Sutton, Second Baron Lexington, visit Denmark on Affairs of SDtate. Published(London?) DescriptionFolio, single leaf, 23 lines written one side in Latin in a legible hand, verso docketed, has been folded.Manuscript Account of an Extraordinary Being in human shape cast in a wood in Germany & brought to England by King George I PublishedNo Place Description4to, 3 pages (approx 350 words) written in a neat sloping hand, with integral docketed page.When you are an Anvil hold you still. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, slightly thumbed,good margins.A View in the Justice Room, Guildhall. Published(London) Drawn Etchd & Pubd. by Richd Dighton DescriptionBroadside, square 4to., 8î x 7î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, laid down on album leaf, above an addressed envelope to the subject.LUFFMAN, John The Ministers. The words by John Luffman. Tune. Ally Croker Published DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., engraved with illustration at top, printed one side.PRETYMAN-TOMLINE, Sir George As written to the bookseller-publishers Cadell & Davis ordering two publications which are to be sent as soon as may be convenient by the Stamford coach. Published DescriptionSmall 4to, 5 lines, holograph (?)All the Letters, Memorials, and Considerations, Concerning the offered Alliance Of the Kings of England and France, To the High and Mighty Lords, The States of the United Netherlands, According to the several Times when they were delivered: With Considerations on the said Alliance, and also Reflections on the said Considerations. Faithfully Translated from the […]MILLIGAN, James. Printed slip with manuscript note written to J. Wright solicitor stating that if he approves of his poems he (the author) will be glad to supply any number of sets. Published (Carlisle) Description8vo., single sheet, addressed.Manuscript Order issued on behalf of the Duke of York to the Officer Commanding the Lancashire Regiment of Militia to transfer a number of Non Commissioned Officers and Privates from the Battalion of Supplementary Militia to the Regiment and replace them via a Draft. Published Horse Guards DescriptionFolio, 2 pages written in Secretary hand, with […]Union Society Derby. To be kept Two Weeks. Fine on each week exceeding, a penny. – on lending, three pence. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 2 1/2″, woodcut border, some staining, printed one side as issued.FAULKNER, John A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poetry, Epigrams, Anecdotes, Riddles, &c., some prose pieces and an interesting collection of articles taken and copied from Newspapers and Magazines from the Northern part of England. Published Manchester area? Description8vo., 367 pages written throughout in one neat sloping hand, two thirds of the pages containing the Newspaper […]The City Tonsor Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved, laid down on album sheet, water staining to corner of album sheet only.The Lyon in Love, or the Political Farmer. An Aesopian Tale, Applicable to the present Times. Published (London ) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraving with verse beneath, light usage, printed one side as issued.The Tables Turn’d. Published London by Thos. McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint illustration Designed and Etched by D.T.Egerton, some light soiling to margins, stab marks where has been bound with other pieces.A Manuscript Note written to the High Sherrif “humbly praying he will have the goodness to remember them as hath been customary at former Assizes”. Published Lincoln Castle DescriptionSingle page, oblong slim 4to., 6 lines written in one neat, legible sloping hand.DIBDIN, Charles The Advantage of Toping Written and Sung, with unbounded Applause, by Charles Dibdin, Senior, Esq. PublishedLondon Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured engraving, letter press verse beneath, light usage, has been reinforced at verso for mounting into album, now removed.A Manuscript headed – Notes. Subsequently to the Printing of these Reports it has been discovered that the Statement respecting the Churches would have been more useful as an occasional reference, of the name and location of each place of Worship had been inserted, which was omitted for brevity sake. The following is introduced here […]Freehold Estate At Withington in the Parish of Leigh. To be Sold by Auction, by Wright and Son, At the House of Mrs Turner, the Inn in Church Leigh in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 17th Day of November 1803,……… PublishedNo place Witton Printer DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side as issued.MAGNUS JACKSON (pseud?) ñConsulite in medium, et rebus Succurrite fessisî To prove the Importance of Circulation is almost needless, an obstructed Circulation of the Blood causes illnes, Water for want of Circulation becomes corrupt, Nay. Published(london) B.Bennett, Printer, 7 Cross Street, Carnaby Market DescriptionBroadside, sm. 4to., overall 7î x 9î, small nick to one edge, […]
IMPORTANT PETITION TO CORRECT A PERCEIVED INJUSTICE OF A CORRUPTED ELECTION - RESULT OVERTURNED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT.Nottingham Town Election. 1802. November 24, 1802. 1. Petition of Daniel Parker Coke, Esquire. Published (London) Nichols and Son, Printers. Description Folio, drop head title, 4pp., woodcut ornament at end of text on page 4, uncut as issued, but has been folded.Lockyer & Stone. Cheap Hat, Hosiery and Flannel Warehouse, No. 36 Bridge-Street, Bristol. Published George Routh, Printer, Shannon-Court, Corn Street. DescriptionSingle sheet, small 4to., overall 5 x 7 1/2, printed one side as issued.ROWLEY, Charlotte (nee Shipley) A most interesting Autograph letter written at Wadi Medani on the Blue Nile describing some of her experiences there whilst on her Honeymoon. Published Description8vo., 70 lines (approx 400 words), holograph, with integral blank page.Robin-Hood and the Duke of Lancaster. A Ballad. To the Tune of the Abbot of A Canterbury. Published London DescriptionFolio, 6pp., trifle dusty with ink stain in upper inner margin, disbound.BRENTON, James. An autograph letter signed by James Brenton, to an unknown recipient. (Likely though, to be someone, perhaps a solicitor, dealing with his financial affairs) as it requests that Prize money &c that are due to his deceased son should be used to pay off some of his own outstanding debts. Published Halifax, Nova […]LEATHER, George View of the Port of Goole taken in March 1828 (together with) Plan of the Port of Goole, with the Intended Improvements. Published Goole? DescriptionLithograph View and Plan, large folio, 11″ x 14″, printed on good quality paper, has been folded with reinforcement to fold, printed one side.FRANKLIN, Benjamin A Letter from Dr. Franklyn, F.R.S. to the Astronomer Royal; containing an Observation of the Transit of Mercury over the Sun, November 9th 1769: By John Winthrop, Esq; F.R.S. Hollisian Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Cambridge, New England. Published (London) DescriptionFirst printing, single leaf 4to., printed both sides, page numbered (51-2), […](CHALMERS, George – abridged by Henry Mackenzie) The Life of Thomas Paine. Published (Edinburgh) Description8vo., engraved portrait, drop title, 18pp., disbound.WRIGHT, William Aldis Letter from William Aldis Wright to E. L. Lushington concerning the first publication of Edward Fitzgerald’s correspondence. Published (Trinity College, Cambridge) Description8 vo., 3 pages, holograph, approx. 250 words, complete with original mailed envelope & postmark dated 1889.L’Assemblee Nationale,- or – Grand Cooperative Meeting at St. Ann’s Hill. Respectfully Dedicated to the admirers of a “Broad Bottomed Administration” Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Starke after Gilray, light usage, has been folded, neat repair to top margin, printed one side.“Two Pairs of Portraits”; presented to all the unbiased Electors of Great Britain by John Horne Tooke. Published (London) Published by J.Wright. DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved by J.Gillray, has been folded, printed one side.An Act for The Tryal of Sir John Stowel Knight of the Bath, David Jenkins Esq; Walter Slingsby Esq; Brown Bushel, William Davenant, otherwise called Sir William Davenant, and Colonel Gerrard. Published (colop) London Printed by Edward Husband and Iohn Field DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut Commonwealth Arms, fine woodcut initial letter, dusty and […]A substantial Manuscript Journal of almost daily thoughts of a devout Christian covering a 3 year period, together with the first two chapters of a novel titled Glendower’ by the same pen. PublishedNo Place Description4to., manuscript journal of 305 pages (approx. 85,000 words) together with tale Gendower’, 33 pages (approx. 10,000 words) written throughout in […]Tobacco Advert – ñMackay’s best Virginia, No. 7. Wych-Street, Drury Lane.î Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 2 3/4î x 2î, woodcut border, ink blob, printed one side as issued.VENABLES, W. &. T. London House. PublishedWhitchurch (Shropshire) R.B.Jones, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large folio, 0verall 12/1/2î x 15 1/2î, printed one side, has been folded.The Shaver and the Shavee Published(London) By J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., overall 9 3/4î x 11î, etching by Bretherton after Bunbury, printed one side as issued.KNOWLES, Herbert Lines Written in the Church-yard of Richmond Yorkshire, October 7th, 1816. (Printed Broadside, with contemp. Manuscript copy) Published(Richmond) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., woodcut border, has been folded with some splits, laid down on album sheet, together manuscript written on 3 pages, plus blank page, written in a neat sloping hand, paper watermarked with ñBritanniaî watermark.CASSANO, Alexander. A Long and detailed Autograph Letter in which the writer, an Auctioneer and Emigre from Austria fleeing Napoleons Europe , is seeking a Certificate from the State Office to show that causes other than High Treason have brought about his order of Transportation from the British Dominions. Published 22 Piccadilly DescriptionFolio, 2 1/2 […]DRYDEN, John Ode on St. Cecelia?s Day. CL. Drydeni. Carmen in S.Caeciliam. Latine Redditum. Published DescriptionLarge 4to., half title, 16, (4)pp., some waterstaining, in original plain wrappers, dull, surface rubbed and frayed.Downfal (of) Westminster Bridge or, My Lord in the Suds. A New Ballad. To the Tune of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury. Published n.p. n.d. DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., woodcut ornament, top right hand corner torn away, repaired and with the missing text replaced in pen facsimile, the whole lightly dusty with some creasing, […]MacGILLIVRAY, Saunders & APPLECROSS, Tom (pseud?) An Autograph letter written by Macgillivray & addressed to the Editor of the Satirist in London on the result of the Parliamentary Election for the County of Ross, and enclosing the text of a poem written and issued after the Election by the losing Tory candidate. Published Dingwall Description4to, […]Omnium Gatherum: or, The Political Hodge-Podge. To the Tune of “Mrs Arne, Mrs Arne, It gives me Concern” Published York? DescriptionBroadside, 4to., printed in double column with central woodcut device, untrimmed as issued.Terrae Filius Number 1. To be continued every Thursday. Price Three Pence. Thursday, March 15. Published (colop) London for J.Wilson and J.Fell, Sold by Mr Jackson at Oxford, Messrs Fletcher and Hodson, Cambridge. DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 6pp., has been folded with light dust line across fold, as issued.Making a Sailor a Free Mason Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, etched by Piercy Roberts, printed one side as issued.Lists of the Officers and their Deputies, belonging to the Several Courts in Wesdtminster-Hall, and elsewhere: with the Lists, Accounts, and Tables of Fees claimed by them: Which were presented to the House of Commons, Pursuant to their Order of the 4th Day of March 1730. Published London for Richard Williamson DescriptionFolio, light early waterstains, […]Nero Vindicated. Published London Printed and Sold by J.Turner DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustration attributed to Allen Robert Branston, (16)pp., disbound.Times as they Were!. Times as they Are! Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., hand coloured engravings by Woodward?, divided into two panels, fine copy, but has been folded, printed one side.Forum Boarium or Mr Bull in the Beast Market at Rome. PublishedLondon by G.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint drawn by WP etched by GCk (George Cruicksnank, fine copy printed one side, tipped onto backing sheet.Manuscript headed ñThe following Acrostic is recommended to be placed under the bust of J–n W—s, Esqr. lately finished by Mr. Dolbyî. PublishedLondon? Description4to., an Acrostic comprising two 4 line verses written one side in a neat, bold hand, with integral blank leaf, the whole has been folded as though for mailing.ROWE, Gilbert Mr. Robert Childs’ Bill. Published(London)? DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., manuscript, some light browning, written one side.List of Prices for Curriers’ Work, as accepted October 10. 1812 Published(London) E.Billing, Printer, Bermondsey Street. DescriptionBroadside, large double folio, overall 16î X 13î, the whole laid down on backing sheet, some light usage, has been folded, printed in 4 columns.FINDEN, William Manuscript Receipt ñReceivd of Messrs Hurst & Co. 7 as 6 Prints Piper. 2. French Proofs do, Wilkie for Mr Raddon of Sidmouthî. Signed ñW. Findenî Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 6î x 4î, written in a neat sloping hand, holograph.The Visor pluckt off from Richard Thompson of Bristol, Clerk, In a Plain and True Character of Him. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title,4pp., has been folded with light dust lines,disbound.[ANONYMOUS] Manuscript titled Pomposo to Pimposo, A Strange Character! Being A Stricture on his Trimmer Trimmed. Published Description4to, 16 pages, poem of 304 lines, plus footnotes, written in a bold sloping hand, preserved in straight grain dark blue semi-stiff paper wrappers. Light wear.Charles II By the King. A Proclamation For Publishing the Peace between His Majesty and The King of Denmark. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, woodcut arms, lightly aged, printed one side as issued, has been folded.The Loyal Man in the Moon. Published London for C.Chapple and J.Johnston DescriptionThird edition, 8vo.,13 fine woodcut illustrations by Isaac Cruickshank (one just clipped at foot by binder),, 28pp., disbound.WILD, Robert Dr. Wild’s Poem. In Nova Fert Animus, &c. Or, a New Song to an Old Friend from an Old Poet Upon the Hopeful New Parliament. Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, folio, drop head title, 4pp., disbound.A Burlesque on Mr & Mrs Clark – or the Flitch of Bacon London Published Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., 9 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, hand coloured engraving with song beneath in triple column, cut close and printed one side as issued.A most interesting and useful Scrap Book containing several hundred Newspaper Cuttings all related to the subject of Crime between 1828 and 1833 Published London &c. DescriptionLarge 4to., 274 pages of mounted cuttings, possibly missing a couple of leaves at the end, half calf, spine worn, lacks rear board and front board detached.The Siege of St. Quintin. Published (London) by W.N. Jones DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, 20″ x 8 1/2″, hand coloured engraving by Williams, has been folded, printed one side.The Old Man, his Son, & his Ass. Published (London) Printed for T.Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard.. John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by J.June, light soiling and usage, one neat repair, laid down on backing sheet.The Country singing Clerk on a Sunday Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved , printed one side.A Deep One, — or Boots on a New Principle. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.The Claims of the Broad Bottom Published(London) Publish’d according to Act of Parliament DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.The Heir Apparent in a Disagreeable Reign. re Rain. Published(London) by Duncombe 19 Little Queen St Holburn. DescriptionBroadside, sm 8vo., 7î x 6î, hand coloured engraving by ñJoe Lisleî, printed one side as issued.The Coalition: or, an Historical Memorial of the Negotiations for Peace, between His High and Mightiness of C—-M—-t and His Sublime Excelleny of H—Y—S. With the Vouchers. Published by Authority of One of the Contracting Powers. PublishedLondon Printed for J.Hinxman DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, 23, (1)pp., ends trifle dusty, uncut, stitched as issued.Galerie de Tableaux ou Contes Nouveaux Par un Descendant de Jean Bocace. Pour Servir a l’Education du beau Sexe. PublishedA Tempe (ie. Paris) DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., engraved title, 3 erotic engraved plates by Martinet, 24pp., some usage, disbound.WILKES, John Manuscript of the Will and Testament of John Wilkes of Milland House, Sussex, author of ñEncyclopedia Londinensisî. PublishedNo place DescriptionLarge folio, 12 pages of text, mostly written recto only, Secretary hand, each page signed by Wilkes, some light dustiness, stitched.Decret de la Convention Nationale, Du 9 Octobre 1792, lan 1.er de la Republique Francoise. Mode dexecution de la Loi qui prononce la piene de mort contre les Emigres pris les armes a la main. Published DescriptionSmall folio, single leaf printed both sides, with integral blank leaf, as issued.CHARLES V, Emperor. Formula Reformationis per Caesaream Maiestatem Statibus Ecclessiasticis in Comitiis Augustanis ad deliberandum proposita, & ab eisdem, ut pact publicae consulerent, & per eam Ecclesiarum, ac Cleri sui utilitati commodius prouiderent, probata & recepta. Published Excudebat Iuo Schoeffer DescriptionFirst edition?, folio, fine woodcut vignette within title, fine woodcut initial letter, (4), 21 leavesm […]A True Copy of the Papers Delivered by Mr. Rob. Chernocke, Mr. Ed. King, Mr. Th. Key, To the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at Tyburn, the Place of Execution, March 18th 1695/6. Published (colop) London DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed both sides as issued. Wing T2654Victoria in Four Acrostics. Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., edged in black, has been folded, printed one side as issued.Reflections on the Letter to Dr. Waterland, and the Defence of it. Published London for J.Watts DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 34pp., disbound.SEYSSEL D’AIX, Count Retained manuscript copy of an important letter written in French to the King of Sardinia reporting at length of his meeting with King George II and further meetings with English diplomats. Published Londres 21 Juillet DescriptionFolio, written in one neat hand, 9 pages with 3 integral blank pages, final page docketed, has […]REES, Abraham The Doctrine of Christ, the Only Effectual Remedy against the Fear of Death: and the Union of Good Men in the Future World: In Two Sermons, preached at Cambridge On Lord’s Day, June the 27th, 1790. On Occasion of the Death of the late Rev. Robert Robinson, Who died at Birmingham, June the […]The Heads of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured etching, printed one side on good quality paper as issued.The Financial House that Jack Built. Published London for J.M.Richardson DescriptionSecond edition, with Additions, 8vo., 10pp., disbound.Catherine Warman Daughter of John Ross of the North of Scotland, was born May 1648 in the City of Berlin, in the Reigh of King Charles I. Published (London) by J.Jefferys DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 7 1/2″ x9 1/2″, engraved, printed one side as issued.Damien. Manufacture de Papiers Peints, Veloutes, facon, d’Angleterre & de la Chine, & Papiers nucs imitant les Haute-lisses, du Sieur Damien, Carrefour de Bussy, au coin des rues Dauphine & Mazarine, au grand Balcon de la belle Maison neuve. Published (Paris?) De l’imp. de la V.Thiboust, place de Cambrai. DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., 7″ x […]Manuscript titled: ñWords in Renald’s history of the East & West Indies for the definition of which I had to look to the Dictionary. Feby 10th 1792î Published Description4to., 9 pages written in the same neat hand, plus blank leaves, some light usage, in original limp paper wrappers.MANN, J. S. A small archive of autograph letters written between Social Historian J. S. Mann and his agent G. H. Perres, including 5 holograph & 2 signed typed letters from Mann, 2 retained typed copies from Perres plus a holograph draft by Mann of a ñProvisional Sketch of Schemeî. PublishedBromley, Kent, & London Description10 […]His R:H:ye Archduke Charles, late commander of the Austrian Armies. born A.D. 1771. PublishedLondon by R. Cribb DescriptionBroadside, 4to., stipple engraving by Nutter after Kinenger, printed one side as issued.Members of the Whig Club Published(London) by Dighton DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., overall 6î x 8î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, some light soiling, printed one side, but has been removed from a scrap album.Manuscript Wine bill issued by the wine dealer -Cornelius Dutch to Hannah Munday for supply of Canary Wine, Olde Hock, Champaine &c. Published(Peckham) DescriptionSmall 4to., single sheet, written in manuscript.An Act for an Assessment upon England, at the rate of sixty thousand Pounds by the Moneth, for Three Moneths; from the twenty fifth day of March 1657, to the twenty fourth day of June then next ensuing. Published London, by Hen. Hills and John Field DescriptionFolio, title plus 73 pp., mostly Black Letter, disbound.Proclamation , made to every Man in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, this First Day of August, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Three, and in the Forty-Fourth Year of the Reign of our especially dear Son King George the Third. Published Printed for J. Asperne, Successor […]Mss copy of the minutes of a meeting held in the West Riding Constituency of Richard Cobden in which it is resolved to support the efforts of the Financial Reformers, the extension of the electoral franchise, and the support of Richard Cobden both as their M.P. and his reforming objectives. Published Yorkshire, Description4to., 2 1/2 […]WARD, Samuel. The Happinesse of Practice. Published London for John Marriot and John Grismand DescriptionñSecondî edition, 8vo., (8), 24, 27-42, 41-46, (2)pp., disbound.If you’d know who this is, Read. Published (London) Drwn, Etchd & Pub by Dighton, Jun DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 3/4″ x 9 1/2″, hand coloured, has been laid down on album sheet.Manuscript titled “An Epitaph on Miss Colleton.” Published No place. Description8vo., single sheet, written one side in a neat hand an 18 line poetical Epitaph.An Intimation of the Deputies of the States General, In a Late Discourse with Mr. Sidney Extraordinary Envoy from His Majesty of Great Britain. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 4pp., disboundSquire Minikin. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand colored engraving, fine copy printed one side as issued.(An Irishman) The Queen that Jack Found. With Thirteen Cuts. Published London Printed and Published by Joh n Fairburn DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (40)pp., disbound.The Great Egypyian Fortune Teller. Containing The Art of Telling Fortunes by Cards, Dice, Dominoes, Lines in the Hands, &c. &c., Judgements for the 29 Days of the Moon. The Signification of Moles. Directions to Choose a Husband by the Hair. To Know How Soon a Person will be Married. How to tell the Character […]John of Gant in Love, or Mars on his knees. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.CARLYLE, Thomas An Autograph Letter written by the artist Thomas Carlyle to unnamed suppliers requesting that if not already sent could they add to his order,a Quire of hot pressed paper, a box of colours & slides. PublishedEdinburgh Description4to., single page, holograph 10 lines written one side, docketed and folded for mailing.An Allegorical Representation of Her most Excellent Majesty Queen Charlotte Croun’d with Laurel by Britannia, & surrounded by Charity, Industry & Commerce. PublishedLondon by Rt. Laurie & Js. Whittle DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, 350 x 250mm., hand coloured Mezzotint, some early damping evidence to lower portion where is the verse, margins dusty with a stain to […](The Coalbrookdale Company) A New Wrought-Iron Hand Hoeing Machine. Published(London?) DescriptionSmall folio, 2 leaves integral, woodcut illustration, 4pp., printed recto only, folded as issued.BELL, Marion. Autograph Letter written by the wife of the late Sir Charles Bell to Mr. Elsom who had given her help with the publication of his letters and had written the Preface. Published(London) 47 Albany Street. N.W. Description12mo., 4 pages, holograph, has been folded for mailing.Manuscript volume in three parts commencing with a Dictionary of Medical Terms, followed by a Latin-English Medical Lexicon, and concluding with a section of Abbreviations & Contractions. Published Description8vo., 168 pages including a few blanks, written throughout in the same neat hand, (the final 44 pages loosely inserted at the end), handsomely bound in contemp. […]SMART, Christopher The Hilliad: An Epic Poem. By C. Smart, A. M. Fellow of Pembroke-Hall, in the University of Cambridge. To which are prefixed, Copious Prolegomene and Notes Variourum. Particularly, Those of Quinbus Flestrin Esq; and Martinus Macularius, M.D. Acad. Reg. Scient. Burdig. &c. Soc. Published Sold by J. Newbery and M. Cooper DescriptionFirst edition, […](Bryant, William Cullen) The African Chief. Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, sm 8vo., overall 120 x 145mm, (4 1/2 x 5 1/2), decorative border, double column text, the whole printed in Gold, on semi stiff card which shows evidence on the verso of having been removed from a scrap album.A manuscript commonplace book of love poems. Published Cornwall (variously Liskeard, Devonport and Calstock) DescriptionQuarto, 80 pp., written in one legible hand throughout (except possibly for the last couple of pages), bound in quarter black roan morocco over marbled boards, a chunk missing from the backstrip and the boards a little rubbed and worn.MONTGOMERY, James The Stranger and his Friend. Composed for a Ladies Bazaar. Published (Leeds?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., with embossed decorative border, printed on pale blue paper one side, but with integral blank leaf, small tear at corner, as issued.La Rarete de Prague. De Praagsche Rariekiek Published Amsterdam by Jan ‘T Lam naer de Copy van London by T.Cooper DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 17″ x 22″, engraving at top, letterpress beneath printed in four columns, one minor hole in blank margin, has been folded, printed one side as issued.HANDELL, George Frederich On the Humours of the Town. A Dialogue between Columbine & Punch to a Favourite Air of Mr. Handel’s. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, tall folio, engraved music with Libretto, printed one side as issued.Jew purchasing old Clothes. Published Alnwick Printed and Published by W.Davison DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration, crude but early hand colouring, some light usage, printed one side as issued.Diana Oldboy Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured lithograph by John Pettit after Frederick George Byron, printed one side as issued.The Elopement, or a Tripp to Scotland Published London for R.Sayer & J.B.Bennett DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, some marginal fraying, the whole neatly laid down on backing sheet.Joseph Beeton Published (Kings) Lynn by R. Williams DescriptionSingle Sheet, small folio, 7″ x 10″, mezzotint, surface rubbed, cut close, printed one side as issued.Hand-written receipt headed ñThe Rt. Honble ye Earl of Wigtonî dated Sept. 23rd 1761 and issued to the supposed Earl of Wigton for the hire of ñCoronation Robes, the Sword and Coronettî which he wore to attend the Coronation of King George III. PublishedNo Place DescriptionSmall 4to., written in clerk hand, signed by ñMark Childî, […]The Slumbers of Ragotin Interrupted. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etched by J. Bretherton from the drawing by Bunbury, light water stain, and lightly aged, cut slightly skew at foot, printed one side.RIX, William The Othe of the Lord Maior. (Delivered to the Lord Mayor by Mr. Wm. Rix, Town Clerk, Dec. 10 1774.) Published(London) DescriptionFolio, written in a neat sloping Clerk hand, 29 lines (approx 300 words), written both sides, with integral blank leaf, has been split across but with no loss.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.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.
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.(RAISSON, H.N.) Cordon Bleu. Nouvelle Cuisiniere Bourgeoise, redigee et mise par ordere alphabetique par Mademoiselle Marguerite. Published Paris, a la Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret. DescriptionNinth edition, augmented, 16mo., woodcut frontispiece, 192 pp., minor spotting, contemporary half calf, light wear.Considerations on a Memorial of the Dutch East-India-Company to the States General. Humbly Offered to Parliament. Published (coliop) (London) Those Considerations are to be had at the Bible and Crown in Lombard Street, DescriptionFolio, drop head title, colophon imprint cropped showing only the top half of the line, 4pp., fine copy, disbound.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 Irish Stubble Goose, with scarce a Feather left. Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, light usage, has been folded, printed one side.Sketches of the Life of Billy Cobb, and the Death of Tommy Pain. Compiled from Original Documents, obtained in an Original Manner. With Cuts. To which is added, An Expostulatory Epistle to Mr. Hone, the Lunarian. By the Author of the Dorchester Guide. Published London Printed (for the Author) and sold by Dean and Munday […]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.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.To My Country I My Pen Consign. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved, cut close to line border,printed one side as issued.Father Paul in his Cups __ or, The private Devotion of a Convent. In the Duenna. PublishedLondon Printed for Carington Bowles. DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î, hand-coloured Mezzotint, cut close to plate line, printed one side.The Slap up Swell wot Drives Whenever he Pleases. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, hand coloured engraving, bright copy, laid down on album 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 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.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.Wellesley, Richard Colley. Autograph Letter written to to Lord Liverpool on Parliamentary matters, but particularly pressing for all assistance to be given to Brigadier General Bonham in his Parliamentary career. Published Apsley House, (London) Description4to., 1 1/2 pages, holograph. Richard Colley Wellesley (1760-1842) Governor-general of India and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, elder brother of the […]Radcliffe, John – Editor Bibliotheca Chethamensis: sive Bibliothecae publicae Mancuniensis Ab Humfredo Chetham Armigero fundatae Catalogus exhibens Libros in Varias Classes pro Varietate Argumenti Distributos. Published Mancunii. Excudebat J.Harrop & Henricus Smith DescriptionFirst edition, 3 vols., 8vo., engraved portrait, very fine set, handsomely bound in full early 19th Century polished calf, gilt line border by […]The Ganders addressing the Lion, to have the Elephant remov’d. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, overall 11″ x 15″, engraved hand coloured illustration with poems beneath printed in parallel double column, the whole laid down on backing sheet.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.The Bishopric Genuine Designs Executed Gratis. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Kingsbury?., nice copy printed one side as issued.The 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.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.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.STRODE, Sir John Autograph Letter written to ñthe Right Honorable his Majies. Commissioner of his Nameî at Lisbon advising that he has obtained a ship, the ñMarieî owned by Mr. Jacob to carry victuals to Lisbon. PublishedNo place. DescriptionFolio, single page, 7 lines holograph, signed, with integral address leaf with seal and has been folded […]An Exact Representation of the Coronation Dinner in Westminster Hall. Published(London) Printed and Sold by J. Bailey, 116, Chancery Lane. DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine hand coloured woodcut illustration, descriptive text beneath, Etruscan style woodcut border filled in colour was, minor damage to bottom leaf hand corner, the whole laid down on backing sheet.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.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 […]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.(SAMBOURNE, S?) The Poetic guide to Clifton, Bristol, and Neighbourhood; with Historical Notes, Legends and Tales. By a visitor of Clifton. Published Bristol: C.T. Jefferies, Printer. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., half title, 56 pp., errata slip, original printed and illustrated blue paper decorated semi-stiff boards, some surface rubbing.DURFEY. Thomas A Song in the last Act of the Modern Prophets written by Mr. Durfey Sung by Mr. Pack. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved music with libretto, lightly dusty, has been folded, cut close, inner margin reinforced where it was at some time bound with other items, printed one side, but with a manuscript […]TOWNSEND, John Estate and Canal Office. Proprietary Shares in the Grand Junction, Leeds and Liverpool, Kennet and Avon, Lower Medway, and all other Canals; in the Imperial and Globe Insurance Offices, the New Commercial and Surry Rail Roads, and in the West India and London Dock Companies, Bought and Sold By Private Contract. Agency Business, […]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 […]A Parliamentary Debate in Pipes’s Ground. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.A Rustic Retort or a Wit Outwitted. Published London by Tho Tegg. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Williams, border lightly dusty, minor marginal ink stain, printed one side, laid down on backing sheet.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.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.The Funeral Procession of Madam Geneva Sepr. 29 1736. Published(London) Sold by S.Lyne at the Globe in Newgate Street. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved some dustiness, blank margins frayed (no text affected), one cross tear neatly repaired, printed one side as issued.The Great and Glorious Days of Queen Bess. Published(London) H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., engraved, 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.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.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 […]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.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 […]
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.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 […]The Bagshot Frolick, or the Pot-lid & the Inkhorn. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching, has been folded, printed one side.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.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, […]HOME, Sir Everard Autograph letter written to Dr. Johnson of Bristol on his election to the Royal Society and saying that some of the Council have proposed an improvement to the names of the leech Glossopora. Also says that he will be glad to see the drawings of the Specimens of Clavicles for his father’s […]A Drap of Whiskey PublishedLondon Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î (plate size) with good margins, hand coloured Mezzotint after Dighton, light dustiness to margins, the whole laid down on backing sheet.The Guard wot looks Arter the Sovereign. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., fine 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.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.DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]Palmerston, Lady E. Autograph Letter written to Lady Oliffe. Published(London) Piccadilly DescriptionSmall 8vo, 3 pages, written in one hand on crested notepaper.CLADERA, Christoval – Editor Espiritu de los Mejores Diarios Literarios que se publican en Europa. (issues 1 – 78) Published Madrid Manual Gonzalez DescriptionSecond collected edition (revised and corrected ) 4to., engraved plate, contemp. mottled calf, gilt.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 […]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.Divine Flogging. Published (London) Pubd. by M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, folio, etched, good copy laid down on album sheetA Sunday Evening. Published (London) J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by Bunbury, nice wide margins, 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.The Confectioner General Setting forth the H—–l Desert Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etched, very good clean copy printed one side as issued.Manuscript 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.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.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 […]
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