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- DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]An Act for the Attainder of several Persons guilty of the Horrid Murther of his late Sacred Majestie King Charles the First. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut initial letter, (14)pp., numbered 81-93, (1)pp., disbound.Awful Conflagration of the Tower of London. By Fire. Last Night, about 11 o?clock, a dreadful Fire broke out in the Tower of London, destroying all the Armoury and other property to the amount of 800,000. Published J.Tomlinson, Printer. DescriptionBroadside, folio, partly printed in bold blank, printed in double column, laid down on semi-stiff backing […]Jacob’s Return From London; or, His Ramble To Bath; as written, and deliver?d by Mr. Knight, at the Theatre-Royal, Bath. Published Printed for the BENEFIT of the CASUALTY HOSPITAL, and Sold at the Libraries; at Cye?s Printing Office ; at the Box-Lobby of the Theatre; also to be had in Bristol, of the Booksellers, and […](MEUNIER DE QUERION, Anne-Gabriel) Psaphion, ou La Courtisane de Smirne. Fragment Erotique, traduit de Grec de MNASEAS, sur un Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque du Lord B……. Ou l?on a joint Les Hommes de Promethee. Published chez Thomson Description(Second) edition, 8vo., viii, 23, (1), 103, (1), contemp. mottled calf, some rubbing.DOWDSWELL, William (Love Manuscript) headed ?A Poetical Enumeration of some pleasing Occurrence which took place at the Village of Cuxham, in the Summer of 1801. Respectfully addressed to Miss Martha Rowden By the Author.? Published DescriptionFolio, 4 pages, written throughout in the same legible hand, the final page used both as continuation of the writing, […]An extensive unpublished poem titled ?The Legend of Dorothie Wadham (The Founder of Wadham Coll. Oxford)? Published (Oxford)? DescriptionFolio, 90 four-line stanzas, written throughout in a slopping hand, (2) 17 (1) pp, some light staining and usage, stitched.At Clifton-House-Key. For Hull and York, The Prudence, Thomas White, Master, Fitted with Eight Carriage Guns, Swivels, Close Quarters, and Men answerable, Is now Loading, and delivereth at Hull, – Takes in Goods for Ashford, Barnsley………………. Published Printed by E(lizabeth) Brooke DescriptionSingle sheet, 71/2? x 5? (19 x 13 cm), small woodcut illustration, lightly dusty, […](FORREST, Theodosius) The Roast Beef of Old England. A Cantata. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, (overall 10 1/2? x 15?) engraving after William Hogarth at top (9 1/2? x 7?) , letter press cantata in triple column separated by woodcut ornament, fine copy, laid down on backing sheet.
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- Ingratitude. A Poem. Inscribed to the Most Grateful of Mankind. (&c). The Third Edition. Revised and Corrected, with further Additions. Published London for J. Williams Description4to., ends trifle dusty, one catchword shaved, (2) 22 pp., recent plain boards.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, […](Defoe, Daniel) King William’s Affection to the Church of England Examin’d Published London, Printed in the Year DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., (2), 26pp., disbound.COBBETT, William Cobbett’s Poor Man’s Friend; or, a Defence of the Rights of Those who do the Work and Fight the Battles. Addressed to the Working Men of Scotland. Published (London) Printed by William Cobbett Description8vo., drop head title, light waterstain, printed in double column, 14, (2)pp as issued.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 […]The Review Published London Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles No 69 in St.Pauls Church Yard. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, later hand colouring, printed one side, laid into mount.The British Seaman. Published London, Printed and Sold by Jennings. DescriptionSingle sheet, slim 12mo., woodcut illustration, printed one side as issued.WYNDHAM, Isabella An Appeal to the Gentlemen of England; or, Facts relating to the Transactions between Colonel Greville and Mrs Wyndham. Published London for C.Chapple DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., light soiling to title, 47, (1)pp., disbound.(DUGARD, Samuel – attrib) The Marriages of Cousin Germans, Vindicated from the Censures of unlawfullnesse, and Inexpediency. Being a Letterr written to his much Honour’d T.D. Published Oxford by Hen Hall for Thomas Bowman DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., (16), 116pp., disbound.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, […]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 […]The Tables Turn’d. Published London by Thos. McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint illustration Designed and Etched by D.T.Egerton, some light soiling to margins, stab marks where has been bound with other pieces.Peter Sham Love’s Duel. Published London Pubd. by J.L.Marks DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured etching by J.Lewis Marks, has been folded, printed one side.A Form of Prayer and Thanksgiving to Almighty God; To be used In all Churches and Chapels throughout those Parts of the United Kingdom called England Ireland, on Thursday the Thirteenth Day of January 1814, being the Day appointed by Proclamation for a General Thanksgiving to Almighty God. To acknowledge the great Goodness and Mercy […]The Slough Representing The King of Prussia standing Centinel. The Empress of Germany drove by the French King. Count Bruhl riding Postillion and the K. of P….d Lacky. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side on good quality paper.Two O’Clock in the Morning. Rat. Tat. Tat. Tingle. Tingle. Tingle. PublishedLondon Thos. McLean DescriptionBroadside, folio, drawn by ñEgoî, fine hand-coloured Aquatint illustration by H. Pyall, printed one side as issued.A Drap of Whiskey PublishedLondon Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î (plate size) with good margins, hand coloured Mezzotint after Dighton, light dustiness to margins, the whole laid down on backing sheet.RUDD, Sayer A Sermon Occasioned by the Death Of the late Mr. Matthew Madden. Preached at Devonshire Square, January the 16th, 1731/32. PublishedLondon Printed for Aaron Ward DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., funerary woodcut border to title, minor waterstains, 56pp., disbound.TWINING, Richard Observations on the Tea and Window Act, and on The Tea Trade. PublishedLondon Printed for T.Cadell DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., half title, (4), 66, (2)pp., ends trifle dusty, disbound.Debates on Palmistry From an Original Sketch in Oil by Hogarth, in the Possession of Mr. Saml. Ireland. Etched by Jos. Haynes Pupil to the late Mr. Mortemer. Published(London) Published as the Act directs DescriptionOblong folio, overall 14î x 12î, etching by Joseph Haynes, some light foxing, the whole laid down on stiff card.LOCK, Emily Autograph Letter written on behalf of Princess Christian to Mrs Haly thanking her for sending the lines about her brother which ñmuch interests the Princessî PublishedCumberland Lodge, Windsor Description8vo., 8 lines written in a neat sloping hand, written recto, with integral blank leaf.A Brace of Blessings. Published S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching thought to be by Isaac Cruickshank, printed one side as issued.A small archive of 28 Autograph Letters written by several persons but mostly Lord Hartington to the Manchester Merchant William Rayner Wood on Political Meetings and Elections for appointing Officers for the County of Lancashire. Published Description28 Letters 8vo., all holograph.(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.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 […]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., […]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 […]The true Effigies of the Members of the Calve’s Head Club, Held on ye 30th of January 1734, at ye Golden Eagle in Suffolk street in ye County of Middlesex. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., overall 7″ x 8″, engraved, neatly tipped onto stiff backing sheet.GRESWELL, William Parr. Annals of Parisian Typography. containing An Account of the Earliest Typograhical Establishments of Paris; and Notices and Illustrations of the most remarkable productions of the Parisian Gothic Press: compiled principally to shew its general character; and its perticular influence upon the Early English Press. Published London for Cadell and Davies, Longman and […]An Interesting Manuscript Commonplace Book which is a substantial digest of Moravian Philosophy and History, divided into nearly 8o Sections. Published No place. DescriptionLarge 8vo., 326 pages (approx 50,000 words), written throughout in one neat hand, sadly the whole is heavily waterstained (but legible), some fraying, and lacking boards.The Bald Fac’d Doe. Published (London) Pub by M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., etched by Darly, printed one side as issued.SINCLAIR, Sir John Autograph Letter writtten to a Dr. Maineil saying that he will see him in Paris next week, and enquiring whether the apparatus for broken thighs has been found to be the answer in the Hospitals at Brussels. Published (Paris) Hotel de Sane Teschen. Rue de la Madeleine Description8vo., single sheet, 16 lines, […]An Holland Smock to be run for, by any Woman born in the County: The best Woman in three Heats. Published London for Robt. Sayer and Jno Smith DescriptionBroadside, oblong forlio, engraved by John Collett, cut close at bottom edge, printed one side as issued.DAVIDSON, W.J.M. Manuscript titled “Notes on Photography”. Published (London?) Description8vo., 93 written pages (approx. 10,500 words) written in one neat hand, bound in contemporary half black roan morocco.The Unfortunate Discovery. Published London Printed for & Sold by Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor early damping, printed one side as issued.A Deep One, — or Boots on a New Principle. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.Musical Circulating Library, No. 20 Titchborne Street, Piccadilly, and Bow Church Yard, Cheapside. Published(colop) (London) Harjette and Savill, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., very fine copy, printed one side as issued.The Original Manuscript Minutes of the Meeting under the chair of the Duke of Beaufort for a ñProposed Canal from the City of Bristol to join the Wilts & Bath Canal at or near Foxham in Wiltsî. PublishedBristol? DescriptionFolio, 3 pages written mostly in one hand with numerous crossings out & insertions, docketed.The Fish-Street Macaroni Published(London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, etched by Bretherton after Bunbury, corners cut, printed one side.BUGG, Francis The Pilgrim’s Progress, from Quakerism to Christianity. Containing a farther Discovery of the Danger of the Growth of Quakerism, not only in Point of Doctrine, but also in their Politicks, in what they call their Church-Government, both from Matter of Fact, Practice and Experience; from the Connection of the Use and Design of […]SOUTHCOTT, Joahana The Trial of Joanna Southcott, During Seven Days, which commenced on the Fifth, and Ended on the Eleventh, of December, 1804. At the Neckinger House, Bermondsey, near London. PublishedLondon by S. Rouseau, and sold by E. J. Field, also W. Symonds, and The Miss Eveleighs DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., some neat annotations, one leaf […]Tiddy-Doll the great French Ginger-Bread Baker,drawing out a new Batch of Kings. His Man Hopping Talley mixing up the Dough. PublishedLondon by H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured etching by James Gillray published by Hannah Humphrey, printed one side.It is a rule in law (as it now stands) that a Layman can’t prescribe in non decimando (that is) if a Layman has lands which have never paid Tythes within the memory of man, yet he is not therefore discharged, unless he pays some composition or modus in lieu of Tythes. [first paragraph of […]LUFFMAN, John The Ministers. The words by John Luffman. Tune. Ally Croker Published DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., engraved with illustration at top, printed one side.STABLES, William Gordon A collection of six Autograph Letters written mostly to his publisher Hutchinson, four of which are relating to his book The City at the Pole; one to a Mr. Richards about his book on Caravan Life and one to his publisher but not mentioning the book in question. Published Description12mo., 5 letters […]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 […]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.Trap ad crucem; or the Papists Watch-word. Being an impartial account of some late informations taken before several of His Majesties Justices of the Peace in and about the City of London. Also a relation of the several fires that of late have hapened in and about the said City. Published for Publick good, and […]AUFRERE, Anthony. – translator An Abridgement of A Warning to Britons against French Perfidy and Cruelty; or, A short Account of the treacherous and inhuman Conduct of the French Officers and Soldiers towards The Peasants of Suabia, During the Invasion of Germany in 1796: Selected and Translated from a well-authenticated German Publication, by Anthony Aufrere, […]The State of the Representation of England and Wales, Delivered to the Society, the Friends of the People, asociated for the Purpose of obtaining a Parliamentary Reform, on Saturday the 9th of February 1793 Published London, Printed, by Order of the Society, for D.Stuart Description4to., (2), 38pp., partly untrimmed, modern plain boards, paper labelConsiderations 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.(SPANG, William) Rerum Nuper in Regno Scotiae Gestarum Historia. Seu verius Commentarius per Irinaeum Philalethen, Eleutherium (Pseudonym) Published Dantisci (Danzig but in fact Amsterdam) DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., light soiling to title page which has some marginal fraying, (14), 576, (14)pp., some light usage but overall sound in contemp. full calf (English ?), rear joint cracked […]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 […]HARTLEY, David Argument on the French Revolution Published Bath for R.Cruttwell and sold in London by Messrs Dilly, Stockdale, Debrett and E.Newbery DescriptionFirst edition, revised issue, 8vo., some light waterstains, (2), 60pp., disbound.What’s!. This My Girl Nan. Published (London) M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, small folio, 7″ x 10″, hand colored engraving, printed one side as issued.Draft Manuscript Notes setting out the order for the Funeral Cortege for Edward Stillingfleet, late Bishop of Worcester. Published (Worcester) DescriptionFolio, single sheet, written in one hand, one side, has been folded.A Dandy put to his last Chemisette or prepairing for a Bond Street lounge. Published (London) by S. W .Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank, cut close, has been removed from a scrap album, printed one side.Arferion a Defodau Priodas. Yn Mhlith Amryw Genedloedd y Ddaea R. Wedi ei Gyfieithu or’ Saesonaeg. Published Trefriw gan J.Jones DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., woodcut illustration within title, 16pp., disbound.The Devout Communicant Exemplified In his behaviour before, at, and after The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. Practically suited to all the Parts of that Solemn Ordinance. Published London for Tho Dring DescriptionSixth edition, much Corrected, 12mo., fine woodcut frontispiece, (8), 211, (5)pp., contemp. calf worn at corners, newly rebacked to match.PIERCE, Thomas The Sinner Impleaded In his own Court. Wherein are Represented The Great Discouragementgs from Sinning, which the Sinner receiveth from Sin itself. Whereunto is added the Grand Characteristick whereby a Christian is to be known. PublishedLondon Printed for Richard Royston DescriptionSecond edition, (enlarged), 12mo., half title, fine woodcut illustration within title, woodcut illustration, […]The Pay & Subsistence of his Majesty’s Land Forces on the British & Irish Establishments. Published(London) Printed for John Millan near the Admiralty Office. DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 13î x 15î, engraved by G.Child, has been folded, printed one side as issued.BELSHAM, Thomas Autograph letter written to a visiting preacher (unidentified) setting out the arrangements for the service and expressing concern for the health of a mutual friend, Mr. Aspland. Published(London) Essex Street Description8vo., written both sides, approx. 250 words, holograph, lightly aged.A Fleet of Smugglers with a Man of War in Tow. PublishedLondon Printed for Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, tall 8vo., Mezzotint engraving, 4 1/2î x 5 1/2î, paper slightly aged, printed one side as issued.The Conference. Instructions Given to Sir Robert Ladbroke, Knt. William Beckford, Esq; the Right Hon. Thomas Harley, Esq; and Barlow Trecothick, Esq; REPRESENTATIVES of the City of London: By their Constituents. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved illustration at top, letter press text beneath, has been folded, printed one side as issued, but cut in lower leaf […]The Guard wot looks Arter the Sovereign. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., fine hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.Pickled Cucumbers PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.NOBLE, Mark An interesting Autograph Letter to a Publisher requesting a response to the writer's having sent a Manuscript with a view to publication. The letter has been endorsed -îThe work declined Octr. 17th 1797î. PublishedBarming Parsonage (Warwickshire) Description4to, single sheet, written one side, holograph, 8 lines (approx 100 words), has been folded for mailing.Manuscript Deposition setting out the case against the Defendant, Mary Ross, for her Trespass and causing Wilful Damage to the property of the Plaintiff, Elizabeth Wakefield at her house in Handsworth (West Midlands) Published DescriptionFolio, written both sides of initial leaf (approx 500 words), written in a neat secretary hand, with integral blank leaf.HOWE, Perley Manuscript notebook titled Perusals of Purley Howe. Marlborough (Massachusetts), containing the notes of a student kept during his 4 years at College in preparation for his ordination. Published Description8vo & 16mo, 272 pages of closely written notes, in two sizes of paper, one section on smaller paper inserted prior to binding, the whole […]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.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.DAVIES, Myles. Athenae Britannicae: or a Critical History of the Oxford and Cambridge Writers and Writings, with Those of the Dissenters and Romanists, as well as other Authors and Worthies, both Domestick and Foreign, both Ancient and Modern. Together With an Occasional Freedom of Thought, in Criticizing and Comparing the Parallel Qualifications of the most […]The Complete Duoglott Letter-Writer; or, Art of Polite Correspondence: containing Series of Original Letters, on Business, Friendship, Love, Courtship, Marriage Relationship, &c. &c. with Forms of Petitions, Complimentary Cards of Address, &c. &c. &c. Published Caernarfon (Caernarvon) gan L.E.Jones Description8vo., 96pp., disbound.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.Carricatur Published Germany? DescriptionOblong folio, 13″ x 8″,lithograph, drawn by Gabriel Kollmann, some light wear to corners, printed one side as issued.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.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.STONHOUSE, James The Religious Education of Children Recommended. Published London for John and Francis Rivington DescriptionThird edition, 12mo., 47, (1)pp., disbound.WESLEY, John A Call to Backsliders. A Sermon on Psalm lxxvii.7,8. Published London by R.Hawes, and sold at the Foundery in Moorfields DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., 23, (1)pp., disbound.Squire Minikin. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand colored engraving, fine copy printed one side as issued.(HONE, William – attrib) A Political Christmas Carol, Set to Music, To be chaunted or Sung Throughout the United Kingdom and the Dominions Beyond the Seas. By all Persons Thereunto Especially Moved. Published (London) (colop) Printed by W.Hone DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (8)pp., disbound.The Country singing Clerk on a Sunday Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved , printed one side.The Aldermen . Turtle. and . Gruel Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, small folio, overall 7 1/2″ x 10 1/4″, engraved by Matthew Darly, fine copy, printed one side as issued.Damien. Manufacture de Papiers Peints, Veloutes, facon, d’Angleterre & de la Chine, & Papiers nucs imitant les Haute-lisses, du Sieur Damien, Carrefour de Bussy, au coin des rues Dauphine & Mazarine, au grand Balcon de la belle Maison neuve. Published (Paris?) De l’imp. de la V.Thiboust, place de Cambrai. DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., 7″ x […]A Specie of the Butterfly or Lady Bird. is known as a pretty transient insect, that glitters in Showey Gardens, delights to flutter over Young Misses and Sips from a Most Wonderful! Most Charming! Sleeping Beauty ñOh the Fascinating Joys of Loveî. Etchd from Life – behind the Scenes at D.L.Theatre. Published(London) A. Buego 38 […]The Cobbler Published(London) Printed for G. Pulley, the Corner of St. Brides Court, Fleet Street. DescriptionBroadside, large folio, engraved by Jas. Montgomery after A. van Ostade, printed one side as issued, but has been tipped onto album sheet at some time.A Guinea-Pig. PublishedLondon printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/1î x 6î, Mezzotint, good margins, printed one side.POOLE, Matthew. The Nullity of the Romish Faith; or a Blow At the Root of the Romish Church, Being An Examination of that Fundamental Doctrine of the Church of Rome concerning the Churches Infallibility, and of all those several Methods which their most famous and approved Writers have used for the defence thereof. Together with […]BEDDOW, Benjamin A Call to Consideration in Prospect of Eternity. A Sermon preached at Barnsley, On Sunday Evening, March 14th, on Occasion of the Destructive Explosion of Fire-Damp at the Oaks Pit, Ardsley Colliery, on Friday, March 5th 1847. By Benjamin Beddow, Minister of Salem Chapel. With a Narrative of the Event, And a View […](Mr Bird and Miss Snow) Published(London) by H.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, overall plate line 9î x 11î, etched and aquatint illustration, some very light early damping, printed one side as issued.A Child that Could not Tell a Lie. An Anecdote of the late President Washington when a Boy. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., printed one side, laid down on pink sugar paper, which in turn is laid down on an album leaf.Sir John Falstaff in the Buck Basket. Published for John Bowles and Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by C. Grignion after Hayman, printed one side as issued.Detailed day by day Manuscript Medical report of the case of James Chapman who had falled from a second floor window with severe injuries resulting in amputation. Published DescriptionSingle sheet tall slim folio, written both sides in a neat hand, approx 800 words.B.,M.L. Breviaire des Jolies Femmes, ou nouvelles, et poesies Galantes. Trouviers Manuscriptes dans le Porte-Fenille de Madame la Princesse de Lamealle, massacree a l’Hotel de la Force, le 3 Septembre 1792, a l’age de 43 ans. Published A Paris, au Temple du Gout. DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., half title, some foxing, 177 (3) pp., original imitation […]Victoria in Four Acrostics. Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., edged in black, has been folded, printed one side as issued.JOHNS, David. Hanes am Erlidigaeth y Cristionogion yn Madagascar; ynghyd a Diangfa y Ffoedigion i Brydain Fawr. Published Llanelli gan David Ree a John Thomas DescriptionFirst edition in Welsh, 8vo., engraved vignette within title, light stains and thumbing to title, without half title?, 94pp., disbound.Filial Duty, Recommended and Enforced, By a Variety of Instructive and Entertaining Stories, of Children who have been Remarkable for Affection to their Parents. Also Some Striking Instances of Children who have Behaved in an Undutiful and Unnatural Manner to their Parents. The Whole Founded on Historical Facts. Published London for E.Newbery Description12mo., engraved frontispiece, […]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.The Western Prospect of Bears-Den Hall in Co. Surrey. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 10″ x 14″, etched, printed one side as issued.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 […]A Character Published (London) Pub by M.Darly DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., etched illustration by Elizabeth Bridgetta Gulston, printed one side as issued.The First Levee of the New P-*-r-*-t Published (London) by T. Hardy DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, light marginal discolouring, printed one side as issued.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.BAKER, John The Christian House, built by Truth on a Rock. Or, an Antidote to Infidelity. Published London Printed for the Author & Sold by W.Williams. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., fine illustrations by John Baker of Sydenham, single line of text cropped at foot of two leaves, 20pp., disbound.Addams, Transported in the Year, 1763. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., engraved, lower margin neatly reinforced, printed one side as issued.Joseph Beeton Published (Kings) Lynn by R. Williams DescriptionSingle Sheet, small folio, 7″ x 10″, mezzotint, surface rubbed, cut close, printed one side as issued.COBBET, Thomas A Practical Discourse of Prayer. Wherein is handled, The Nature, the Duty, the Qualifications of Prayer; the several sorts of Prayer; viz. Ejaculatory, Publick Private, and Secret Prayer. With the Necessity of, and Ingagements unto Prayer. Together, with sundry Cases of Conscience about it. By Thomas Cobbet, Minister of the Word at Lyn. […]A most interesting and rare early ñCarrier’s Letterî addressed to ñMost Honoured Sireî, written to a ñWm Lanham Jnr, Blacksmithî in an abbreviated form and including news of the ñPeoples Rejoicingî on the day of Thanksgiving for the Suppression of the Jacobite Rebellion. PublishedSpesbury (i.e. Spettisbury) DescriptionTall folio single sheet, written in the same neat […]The Would-Be Dictator General Enforcing his Orders! Published(London) S. W. Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured etching after H. Heath, minor tear to lower left-hand border, the whole laid down on backing sheet.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.An account of the Trial of James Kelly for murder committed at Ranuce in Newfoundland contained in the complete issue of ñThe Proceedings at the Sessions of Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, for the City of London, and County of Middlesex………… Number IV Part II.î PublishedLondon Printed for J.Roberts Description4to., (20pp), numbered 101-120, uncut copy, […]Wichello, Abiell Hampstead, a new Ballad. Set by Mr. Wichello, sung by Mr. Baker. Published(London) Printed for D.Wright, Junr. DescriptionBroadside, folio, libretto with music, minor tear to bottom leaf corner, printed one side.The Adventures of Poor Dragon, An unfortunate and rejected Ranter PublishedNottingham Ordoyno, Printer DescriptionBroadside, 4to., lightly aged, printed one side in double column as issued.The Visor pluckt off from Richard Thompson of Bristol, Clerk, In a Plain and True Character of Him. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title,4pp., has been folded with light dust lines,disbound.GUTHRIE, George James Manuscript report in the form of a letter on the condition of a Mrs. Daniel, whom he is treating. Published Description8vo., single page, (11 lines), holograph, with integral blank leaf laid down on album sheet.Jacob’s Return From London; or, His Ramble To Bath; as written, and deliver?d by Mr. Knight, at the Theatre-Royal, Bath. Published Printed for the BENEFIT of the CASUALTY HOSPITAL, and Sold at the Libraries; at Cye?s Printing Office ; at the Box-Lobby of the Theatre; also to be had in Bristol, of the Booksellers, and […]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, […]History of Paul Jones, the Pirate. Published Newcastle, by W. & T. Fordyce. Description12mo., woodcut portrait vignette within title, 24 pp., disbound.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 […]James II By the King, A Proclamation For Continuing the Collection of the Customs and Subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage. Published London by the Assigns of John Bill deceased and by Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionBroadside, folio, woodcut arms and initial letter, light dustiness, printed one side as issued.(LORET, Jean) Lettre en Vers; a son Altesse Mademoiselle de Longueville. (8 issues from 6th January 1657 – 24th March 1657 inclusive) Published (colop) Paris Chez Charles Chenault DescriptionFolio, 8 issues each of 4 pages, lightly browned, light waterstains, some edges creased, printed in double column, bound in early glossy marbled paper wrappers, some fraying […]Derby Union Book Society. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 5″, woodcut border, some light usage , printed one side as issued.(WOODWARD, George) Ricardos Fate, A Modern Sonnet Published London published May 1, 1807 by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, small folio, 8″ x 10″, by Woodward, engraved text beneath woodcut illustraion, small part hand-coloured, some light damping & dustiness, printed on one side as issued.A Letter to the Right Honourable Viscount Cranborne, Lord- Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the County of Hertford. Published London for J.Almon DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., small shelf mark at foot of some pages, 22 (ie23), (1)pp., disbound.(HYDE, Edward – Earl of Clarendon) Animadversions Upon a Book, Intituled, Fanaticism Fanatically Imputed to the Catholic Church, By Dr. Stillingfleet, And the Imputation Refuted and Retorted by S.C. By a Person of Honour. Published London for R.Royston DescriptionSecond edition, 8vo., (6), 262, (2)pp., contemp. calf, some wearThe North Star Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., 7 1/2″ x 6 1/2″, engraved, has been folded, printed one side.Biblia ad Vetustissima Exemplaria Nunc Recens Castigata: In quibus praeter ea, quae subsequens Praefatio indicat, capita singula Ita versibus distincta sunt, ut numeri prafixi, Lectorem nec remorentur, & loca quaesita tanquam digito demonstrent. Hebraea, Chaldrae, Graeca, et Latina Nominum Virorum, Mulierum, Populorum, Idolorum, Urbiu,, Fluuiorum, Montium, caeterorumque locorum, quae in Bibliis leguntur restituta cum Latina […]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.Fuscus-Eques-Medicus-Rhetor-Dux-atque Poetica. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, 6 3/4″ x 10 1/4″, etched by Powlett, partly hand coloured, printed one side as issued.(EACHARD, John) The Grounds & Occasions of the Contempt of the Clergy and Religion Enquired into. In a Letter written to R.L. Published London by W.Godbid for N.Brooke DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (10), 131, (5)pp., in contemp. calf which is in original condition although the leading joint is broked and spine is very fragile.Caricatures, Derby Election, April, 1859. Published(Derby) Published by Bemrose & Sons. DescriptionOblong folio, 11 full page woodcut cartoons, (artist unknown), in original semi stiff printed wrappers, cloth reinforced spine, some light dustiness and usage.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 […]
PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN IMPORTANT LETTER RELATIVE TO THE PRELIMINARY ARTICLES FOR THE PEACE OF PARIS WHICH ENDED THE SEVEN YEARS (FRENCH/INDIAN) WARERSKINE, Sir Henry A very important and previously unknown long Autograph Letter written to the Prime Minister (Lord Bute) just before the Debate in the House of Commons on Charles Townshend’s intended Speech in which he proposes to defend the forthcoming Treaty of Paris to end the Seven Years (French/Indian) War. Together with a discussion […]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 […]The Man wot Drives the Sovereign Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.Birmingham-Balls 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.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.Grubbe Family Manuscript Programmes for two performances; the first Beauty and the Beast, the second Coz and Boz, to be performed by members of the Grubbe Family at the Theatre Royal, 23 Queens Square. Published DescriptionThree sheets 8vo., written in two hands one side.DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]COURTOIS, – Mr. Essais de Poesie. Published Lyon, d’Aime’ Delaroche DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 45 (1) pp., disbound.The Trial at Full Length, of Major-General Sir Robert Thomas Wilson, Michael Bruce, Esq. and Captain John Hely Hutchinson, before M. Romain de Seze, at the French Court of the Department of the Seine, for aiding and assisting in the escape of General Lavalette. Taken in Short-Hand, by Mr. Nicholson. With an Account of their […]Rumford, Benjamin Thompson , Count von. Count Rumford’s Experimental Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical. Published Dublin by W.Porter and J.Archer DescriptionThird Dublin (First collected Dublin) edition, 8vo., 3 parts each with separate title, but continuous pagination, (6), 112, (4), (113) – 188, (6), 191 – 299, (1)pp., some light paper ageing and foxing, but sound, […]Proceedings of a General Court Martial held at the Horse-Guards, on the 24th and 27th of March, 1792, for the Trial of Capt. Richard Powell, Lieut Christopher Seton, and Lieut John Hall, of the 54th Regiment of Foot; on several Charges preferred againstv them respectively by William Cobbett, Late Serjeant-Major of the said Regiment, Together […]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.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.BACON, Francis. Traethodau Gwladol a Moesol. Gyda Hanes Bywyd yr Awdwr a Nodiadau, Gan Richard Williams, Trallwm. Published Wrexham. gan R.Hughes and Son DescriptionFirst Welsh translation, 12mo., 160pp./, light usage, disbound.THEOBALD, John Every Man his own Physician. Being a complete Collection of efficacious and Approved Remedies, For every Disease incident to the Human Body. With Plain Instructions for their common Use. Necessary to be had in all families, particularly those residing in the country. Published London Printed and sold by W.Griffin, R.Withy and G.Kearsley DescriptionFourth […](SCOTT, Thomas) The Second Part of Vox Populi, or Gondomar appearing in the likeness of Matchiauell in a Spanish Parliament, wherein are discovered his treacherous & subtitle Practices To the ruine as well of England as the Netherlandes Fithfully Translated out of the Spanish Coppie by a well-willer to England and Holland. Published Printed at […]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.Fairburn’s List of all the Members returned to serve in the New Parliament, 1818. Published (London) Printed and Published by John Fairburn Description8vo., drop head title, 8pp., remains of stitching, untrimmed 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.Falstaff & His Prince. Published (London) by W.Holland. DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 7 1/2″ x 8 1/4″, engraved, printed one side as issued.RAYNAL, G.T.F. Revolution de l’Amerique. Published A Londres Chez Lockyer Davis, Holbourn (ie. Paris) Description8vo., half title, floral woodcut ornament within title,xiv, 151, (3)pp., fine copy, disboundDIBDIN, 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.CHARLES II By the King. A Proclamation For a General Fast. PublishedLondon Printed by the Assigns of John Bill, Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, (2 sheets neatly joined as one), partly black letter, woodcut arms and initial letter, printed one side.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.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.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.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 […]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 […]The Disappointment Published DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, an etching signed T.Bob. inv et del (ie. John Collier as Tim Bobbin), one character hand coloured (modern), light usage, printed one side as issued.Manuscript Volume containing Three Parts. I. An Art Manual on the subject of perspective and colour blending based around Chevreul. II. A manuscript on the plays of Shakespeare with a Chronogical Table of Plays and notes on the subject. III A wordbook in the same hand by a practicing poet with various drafts of his […](HONE, William). The Miraculous Host tortured by the Jew, Under the Reign of Philip the Fair in 1290; being one of the Legends which Converted the Daughters and Neice of Douglas Loveday, Esq. under the reign of Louis XVIII in 1821. Published London for William Hone. DescriptionSeventh edition, 8vo., woodcut illustrations in text, 32 pp.,partly […]QUARLES, Francis. Divine Fancies, digested into Epigrams, Meditations, and Observations. Published London, by T.R. for John Williams. DescriptionFifth edition, corrected, 8vo., blank corner of title little frayed (no text affected) (24) 167 (1) pp., 19th Century calf, recent later reback to match.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 […]An Act For the Security of His Highnes the Lord Protector His Person, and Continuance of the Nation in Peace and Safety. Published London by Henry Hills and John Field DescriptionFirst edition, variant, folio, woodcut Commonwealth arms within title page, (2), 10pp., disbound.JANIN de Combe Blanche, Jean Lettre sur L’Antimephitique Published AVienne et se trouve, Chez les Principaux Libraires DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., woodcut ornament within title, small ownership stamp, lightly waterstained, minor wear, 12pp., untrimmed as issued.PARLIAMENT An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons Assembled in Parliament For Keeping of Scandalous persons from the Sacrament of the Lords Supper, the enabling of Congregations for the choice of Elders, And Supplying of Defects in former Ordinances and Directions of Parliament Concerning Church-Government, Published London for Edw. Husband DescriptionFirst edition, first issue, 4to., […]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.GLOVER, George Remarks on the Bishop of Peterborough’s Comparative View of the Churches of England and Rome. Published London for Baldwin, Cradock and Joy DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2), 188pp., disbound.A Charming Manuscript Common-Place Book of Original Lyric Verse containing 87 poems each adorned with charming pen and ink drawings and a few with attractive watercolour all relative to the text. Published No place Description4to., Manuscript written throughout in a neat hand imitating type face, 120 pages with numerous pen and ink drawings, some attractive […]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 Old Soldier remarkable for constant attendance at St. Paul’s, done from an original Painting. Published (London). DescriptionBroadside, 4to., engraving by Charles Moseley, printed one side as issued.“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.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.INGLIS, Sir Robert Oxford. Letter from Sir. R Inglis, Bart. present M.P. to the Right Honble Sir R.Peel, Bart late M.P. for the University of Oxford. Published(Oxford?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine hand coloured lithograph illustration, with Letter Press poem beneath, printed one side as issued.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.Nap in the Country (with) Nap in Town. PublishedLondon. (both) Pubd. by S. Alken No. 3 Dufours Place, Broad Street Soho. DescriptionPair of Broadsides, both small oblong 4to., hand-coloured engravings by Thomas Rowlandson, the former with margins, the latter cut to line border on three sides, both printed one side.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 […]
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 […]A Manuscript Receipt for making Mustard Whey which was deemed useful as an alternative to Wine in the treatment of nervous fevers and in the treatment of Chronic Rheumatism, Palsey, & Dropsey. PublishedNo place Description4to., single leaf, 14 lines written one side in a neat sloping hand.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.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. […]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.(MEUNIER DE QUERION, Anne-Gabriel) Psaphion, ou La Courtisane de Smirne. Fragment Erotique, traduit de Grec de MNASEAS, sur un Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque du Lord B……. Ou l?on a joint Les Hommes de Promethee. Published chez Thomson Description(Second) edition, 8vo., viii, 23, (1), 103, (1), contemp. mottled calf, some rubbing.ROUSSET DE MISSY, Jean. Le Procs entre la Grande-Bretagne et L’Espagne ou Recueil des Traitez, Conventionsm M_moires & autres Pi_ces touchant les Demlez entre ces deux Couronnes. Published A la Haye, chez Pierre Gosse DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., title slightly dusty, one persistent wormhole running through text (not serious), (8) 403 pp., good copy in contemp. […]WOOD, William. Wellbeloved, Charles. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late Rev. W. Wood, F.L.S. And minister of the Protestant Dissenting Chapel, at Mill-Hill, in Leeds. To which are subjoined, an address, delivered at his internment, on Tuesday, April 5; and a Sermon, on occasion of his death, preached on Sunday, April 10, […]TANNER, John Angelus Britannicus: An Ephemeris For the Year of our Redemption, 1692. Being the Bisextile or Leap-Year. Published London by W.H. for the Company of Stationers Description8vo., printed in red and black throughout, some light early damp staining, (48)pp., disbound.(GAILLARD, Gabriel Henri) Poetique Francoise, a L’Usage des Dames. Avec des Examples Published Paris, Chez Nyon, fils DescriptionFirst edition, 2 vols., 8vo., some marginal worming in Volume 2, very fine pair handsomely bound in full contemp. mottled calf, full gilt spine, in fine and bright conditionBROUGHAM, Henry Peter Speech of the Right Honorable Lord Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of England, On the Second Reading of the Reform Bill, delivered in the House of Lords on the Memorable Night of Friday, the 7th October, 1831 Published London. James Cochrane and Co DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., ends trifle dusty, 69, (5)pp., stitched as […]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.The Stations of the Preachers, in the Connexion Established by the late Rev. John Wesley, A.M., as appointed at their Seventy-Ninth Annual Conference, Begun in London, July 31, 1822. Published (colop) London. Printed by T.Cardeux DescriptionTall, folio, 3pp, (page 4 blank), drop head title, has been split across at fold, no text lost, as issued.The March of the Medical Militants to the Siege of Warwick-Lane-Castle in the Year 1767 Published (London) for Robt Sayer and John Smith DescriptionBroadside, large oblong folio, engraved, fine copy 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 Little Old Woman and Her Eggs. Published London Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, some discolouring, and fraying to blank margins, lower blank margin reinforced, printed one side as issued.(HONE, William) A Political Catechism, dedicated Without Permission, To, His Most Serene Highness Omar, Bashaw, Dey, and Governor of the Warlike City and Kingdom of Algiers; The Earl of Liverpool; Lotd Castlereagh, and Co. By an Englishman Published London. Printed and Published by R.Carlile, 183, Fleet Street; and sold by those who are not afraid […]A Sunday Evening. Published (London) J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by Bunbury, nice wide margins, printed one side as issued.British Classics. The Adventurer. Rather a Shy Character. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, 7″ x 10″, hand coloured Aquatint by J.Lisle, fine copy printed one side as issued.TRUMAN, Joseph. The Great Proposition; or, Christ’s Satisfaction and Man’s Justification by it upon his Faith; that is, Belief of, and Obedience to the Gospel. Endeavoured to be made easily intelligible, and to appear rational and well accountable to ordinary Capacities; and so more lovely and amiable. In some Sermons, &c. By Joseph Truman, B.D. […]
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