A.R. Heath: Dealer of Rare Books & Manuscripts
“I have been dealing in rare books, pamphlets, manuscripts and ephemera since 1963 with particular emphasis on scarce, unusual and important items. We operate from private premises in Clifton, Bristol, and visitors are welcome by appointment only. We aim to provide a professional and efficient service, and if you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact us.”
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- The Trials of the Felons, &c. Now in the Castle of York, before the Hon. Henry Gould, Knight, and the Hon. Sir Wm. Blackstone, Knight, Two of the Justices of our Lord the King of his Court of Common-Pleas at Westminster. Published Printed for and by C. Etherington DescriptionFolio, (2), 18pp., damp stained with light […]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, […]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 […]SHORT Family of Dumfries A Manuscript Commonplace Book kept by a member of the Short Family of Dumfries containing a selection of poems, a Sonnet and a Song, some taken from regular Authors, some from local newspapers, and some seem to be original unpublished. Published Description4to., 45 pages, written in several hands, a few pencil […]EDWARD, Prince of Wales. Autograph Letter written by the Princes Secretary to the Reverent W. Howell Evans in which the Prince allows his name to appear as Patron for the 1892 Rhyl Eisteddfod. Published Description8vo., holograph, 15 lines, written both sides of a single sheet, with mourning black edging.Die Veneris 11 Junii. 1647. Ordered by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That all such Officers or Souldiers of the Army, as shall come off and conforme to the Votes sent downe to the Army, shall receive the benefit and advantage of those votes. Published Printed for John Wright DescriptionBroadside, small folio, one […]LTTLE, Ernest. J .Manuscript titled Address Read to the Members & Friends of The South African College On the Occasion of the Jubilee Celebration 1887. Published DescriptionFolio, 4 1/2 pages, holograph, 147 lines (approx 1400 words), lightly aged with a few tears.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.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.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 […]BOULTBEE, William An interesting autograph letter written to James Nisbett, merchant of London and Ships Chandler, partly about business and supply of sheep, but with an interesting comment on a conversation he had with a soldier who told him of the cowardice of Spanish soldiers in the Peninsular War. Published DescriptionFolio, 3 pages, 80 lines, […]HONE, William A most interesting autograph letter written to Benjamin Seaton at Chatham, giving him advice on whether or not to treat and bind his purchase of a recently printed edition of the Poets. Published Description4to, 4 pages (approx 450 words), holograph, addressed and folded.DOPONT, Joanne Manuscript Volume being the text of a Course of Moral Philosophy (ie. Physics) given at the University of Douai by Professor Joanne Dopont, together with folded in at the rear a Printed Prospectus for the Course to be held on the 7 & 9 June 1780. Published Description 8vo., (568) pp., written throughout […]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 […]
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- 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.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, […]MARTAINVILLE, Alphonse Louis D. Grivoisiana, ou recueil facetieux. Published Paris, chez Madame Cavanagh DescriptionThird edition, corrected, 16mo., hand coloured frontispiece, some light foxing, 160 pp., in 19th Century quarter cloth.Brown, of London Brown’s Book of Musical Trifles; containing nearly Two Hundred Popular Airs, easily arranged for Flute, Violin, Flagelot, Accordian, Cornopean, &c. &c. Published London by H.White DescriptionSole edition, sq. 8vo., engraved music, some thumbing and usage throughout, (120)pp., bound in original quarter roan morocco, some wear.The Cottager’s Daughter: or, the Sorrows of Rosa. A Pathetic Tale. Published London for J.Rose and Ann Lemoine Description12mo., engraved frontispiece, 33, (3)pp., in original yellow paper printed wrappers, stitched as issued.JAMES II To the most Reverend Fathers in God, William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England and Metropolitan, and John Lord Archbishop of York Primate of England and Metropolitan. Published (colop) London by Charles Bill, Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., drop head title, leaf with woodcut Royal Arms preceeding title, […]A Particular Account of the Dying Behaviour of John Matthews, Who was executed at Oxford, on Monday, August 5, 1822, For a Highway Robbery. Published (Oxford?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., the whole text cut and pasted onto backing sheet.PINNIGER, J.F. Manuscript Volume containing the text of 15 Sermons preached in Wiltshire. Published “Wiltshire” Description8vo., 203 pages, (approx 50,000 words), written throughout in one neat hand, bound in half black morocco, now worn with most of backstrip absent.A Frown from the Crown, or the Hydra Destroyed. Published London by John Fairburn DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., woodcut illustration within title by George Cruickshank, 28 (4)pp., disbound.An Act for Reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An Act for dividing and inclosing such of the open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough, in the County of York, as lie within the Eleven Constabulaties thereof; and […]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.VIS A VIS Published London by Thos, McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Acquatint “Design’d & Etch’d by D.T.Egerton”, wide margins, printed one side as issued.PINDAR, Peter (ie Thomas Wolcot) The Lousiad, an Heroi-Comic Poem. Canto III. By Peter Pindar, Esquire. Published London for J.Evans DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., engraved plate by Thomas Rowlandson ?, (4), 43, (1)pp., disbound.The Vision of Justice with a View of the Harmonic Society. Third Sketch. Published (London) by S.Fores DescriptionBroadside, large folio, engraved, has been folded, light wear, printed one side as issued.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.This Book is the Property of William & John Perry, amd belongs to the Shakespeare Circulating Library, Hight-Street, Stratford-on-Avon : when read, it is earnestly requested it may be returned, for the general Accomodation of the Subscribers. Published Stratford. Perrys, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 12mo., (4″ x 6″), woodcut illustration, woodcut decorative border, fine copy, tipped […]Jarrett’s Improved Embossing Press, as Exhibited at the Crystal Palace, Hyde Park. Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., woodcut illustration, printed one side as issued.(A New Year Handbill advertising a 17th Century French Carter) PublishedNo place (France) DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration with verse beneath, printed one side as issued.The Great and Glorious Days of Queen Bess. Published(London) H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side.Flemish Courtship PublishedLondon Printed for R. Sayer DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î,plus margins, Mezzotint, lightly used, printed one side.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.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 […]Robin’s Royal Filters, Sole Office 163, Strand, London, Opposite the New Church. PublishedWoolwich E.Jones, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., partly printed in Black Letter, minor tear to blank top leaf hand corner, printed both sides, as issued, but has been folded.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.(Staunton, William & Matthew Holbeche Bloxam) Notices of the Churches of Warwickshire. Under the superintendence of the Architectural Committee of the Warwickshire Nat, Hist and Arch Society. Published Henry T Cooke DescriptionFirst edition 2 vols in 1, Roy. 8vo., tinted lithograph plates, with tissue guards, handsomely bound in full dark green morocco, gilt, a.e.g. by […]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.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.News sheet – The Rehearsal. Numb. 60. 1. An answer to the Objections of Mr. Lock against the Right of the Primo-geniture drawn from the case of Esau and Jacob. 2. From that of Ishmael and Isaac. 3. From the Sons of the Concubines of Abraham. From Saturday September the 15th to Saturday September the […]CRESHALD, Richard. A Legacy Left to the World by (that able Lawyer) Richard Creshald, Serjant at Law; late one of the Judges of the Court of Common-Pleas. Addressed (in his Life-time) to his foure Sons in Lawes. And may be very usefull for all men to read and practice. Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., last […]An Act for Confirmation of Judicial Proceedings. Published London by John Bill and Christopher Barker DescriptionFirst printing, Folio, woodcut Coat of Arms within title page, (2) 9 (1)pp., disboundWATSON, Richard Observations on Southey’s ñLife of Wesleyî; being a Defence of the Character, Labours, and Opinions of Mr. Wesley, against the Misrepresentations of that Publication. Published London Printed by T.Cordeux Sold by T.Blanchard DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., 228pp., nice copy slightly loose in original cloth, dull with paper labelsMALCOLM, J.P. An Historical Sketch of the Art of Caricaturing. With Graphic Illustrations. Published London for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., engraved plates, iv, 158, (2)pp., 20th Century half red morocco, gilt.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 Freemasons Surpriz’d, or the Secret Discover’d. A True Tale from a Mason’s Lodge in Canterbury. Published London, Printed for Robt. Sayer DescriptionBroadside, engraved, oblong folio, poem printed beneath in triple column, some ageing, laid down on thick card.Boney at Brussels Published London by F.W. Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, overall 16″ x 10″, engraved, later hand colouring, printed one side as issued.The Unpleasant Rencontre Published London by Thos McLean DescriptionOblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint by D.T.Egerton, some light usage, printed one side as issued.HEATH, Charles Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of Ragland Castle, with a Variety of other Particulars, deserving the stranger’s notice, relating to That Much Admired Ruin, and its Neighbourhood. Collected from Original Papers, and Unquestionable Authorities. Published Monmouth. Printed and Sold by Him and by Mr. Murray, London DescriptionEighth edition, […]DENISON, Stephen The Monument or Tombe-stone: or, A Sermon Preached at Laurence Povntnies Church in London, Nouemb. 21. 1619 at the funerall of Mrs Elizabeth Iuxon, the late wife of Mr. Iohn Iuxton. Published London by George Miller DescriptionFifth impression, 4to., some light dustiness and usage, (6), 63, (1)pp., uncut, disbound.Wey Mouth Published (London) by S.E.Fores DescriptionBroadsider, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, (after Gilray), some light usage, printed one side as issued.Bennet the Brave (alias Absolute Courage) taking the Bull by the horns. Published (London) J.L.Marks DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving , has been folded, printed one side.JAMES I His Majesties Speech to Both the Houses of Parliament, in his Highnesse Great Chamber at Whitehall, the day of the Adjourment of the last Session, Which was the last day of March 1607. Published London by Robert Barker DescriptionSole edition, 4to, woodcut ornaments to title, without blank leaves A1 & H2, (60)pp, disbound.Falstaff & His Prince. Published (London) by W.Holland. DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 7 1/2″ x 8 1/4″, engraved, printed one side as issued.BENNETT, James The Star of the West; beung Memoirs of the Life of Risdon Darracott, Minister of the Gospel at Wellington, Somerset, With his Portrait. To which are added, Extracts from his Correspondence, and Mr. Darracott’s Scripture Marks, with Notes by James Bennett, of Romsey, Hants. Published London by Hamilton, Ans sold by Gale and […]MALTBY, Edward Illustrations of the Truth of the Christian Religion. PublishedCambridge Printed by John Burges, and Sold by F. and C. Rivington, (and 7 others) DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2), xvi, 448pp., fine copy, handsomely bound in full polished caslf, gilt border, gilt decorated spine, minor rubbing.Manuscript Poem titled In Memory of J. Ellen Gee of Kew who died in Consequence of being stung in the Eye. PublishedNo Place Description4to., single page, written in one hand, one side, has been folded, some wear at centre of the fold.Lodgings to Let PublishedLondon by J.L.Marks DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., overall 7î x 8 1/2î, hand coloured engraving, printed one side.BUGG, Francis A Second Summons to the City Abel, 2 Sam. 220. To deliver up Sheba, the Son of Bichri, that Man of Belial; by way of Metaphor, Alluding to the Quakers and Geo. Whitehead. And may serve for a Reply to their Answer to my Printed Sheet, stiled, The Quakers Yearly Meeting Impeached, &c. […]The Lord Mayor requests the Honor of your Company to Dinner; at the Mansion House on Monday the 4th of April, at four o’Clock precisely. Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, small oblong 4to., overall 9î x 7î, engraved by Clark and Norris, printed in sepia, some dustiness, light waterstain and light usage, printed one side as issued.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.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.HARDING, Reginald Tuffley An autograph letter, with guide drawings, on how to construct a bichromate battery for producing electric light. PublishedRugby School Description8vo, 6 pages (approx 450 words), holograph with crude drawings, written on headed notepaper.Manuscript 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. […]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.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 […]The Order in Council, or November 6, 1832. (Laying an Embargo on Dutch Vessels and their Cargoes,) considered in reference to Cap. 48, and 49 of Magna Charta. Published for the benefit of the relations of the killed and maimed Dutch soldiers at the siege of the Antwerp Citadel. Published London: W. Molineux, DescriptionFirst edition, […]WINDHAM, William. Autograph letter written by order of His Majesty informing Lord Stanley, Colonel of the 2nd Lancashire Militia that the clothing allowance for other ranks will be the same as the previous year according to the Act of Parliament now before Parliament for reducing the number of men to serve in the militia. Published […]The Second Part of the Spectacles; or, Rather a Mulyiplying Glass, fitted for their use, which are not able to see with Spectacles: By the helpe whereof may be discerned many things at a distance, which are hardly to be seen otherwise, and not ordinarily taken notice of. Published London Printed by G.Bishop DescriptionSole edition, […]Phillips, T. View of the Camp on Bagshot Heath; His Majesty coming up to View the Troops Taken from the Kings Stand. Published London. Pubd as the Act directs by I.F.Tomkins DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, 16″ x 8″,copper engraved view, has been folded, minor waterstain, printed one side as issued.(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 […](REYNOLDS, John) Votivae Angliae: The Desires and Wishes of England. Contained in a Patheticall Discourse, presented to the King on New-yeares Day last. Wherein are unfolded and represented, many strong Reasons, and true and solide Motiues, to perswade his Majestie to drawe his Royall Sword, for the restoring of the Pallatynat, and Electorat, to his […]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.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.(KNOX, Vicemous – Translator and Editor) The Complaint of Peace. Translated from the Lastin of Erasmus. Published London. DescriptionFirst edition, this, 8vlo., half title, 78pp., disbound.Vox Populi: or the Peoples Claim to their Parliaments Sitting, To Redress Grievances, and Provide for the Common Safety; By The known Laws and Constitutions of the Nation: Humbly Recommended to the King and Parliament at their Meeting at Oxford, the 21th of March. Published London for Francis Smith DescriptionSole edition, 4to., blank corner of […]STRATMANN, Francis Henry. A Middle-English Dictionary containing Words used by English Writers from the Twelfth to the Fifteenth Centuries. By Francis Henry Stratmann. A New edition, re-arranged, revised and enlarged by Henry Bradley. Published Oxford at the Clarendon Press Description4to., half title, xxiii, (1), 708pp., some library marks and stamps, bound in 20th Century stout […]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.Manuscript titled “A Genuine Receipt to make the true Eau de Luce” Published No place. Description4to., 40 lines (approx 350 words) written black and red in the same hand both sides.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.A Deep One, — or Boots on a New Principle. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.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, […]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 […]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.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 […]LANCASTER, Joseph. Publishing by Subscription, By J.Lancaster, A Spelling Book, on a beautiful Type, and New Plan, that 500 Children may be taught To Read from One Book, Instead of 500, as usually required for the same purpose; For the Use of Schools, 5s. Published(London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., fine copy, printed one side as issued.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.There is a Salve for every Sore. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, very lightly used.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.WATSON, Rosamund Marriott In the Rain (A poem by Graham R Tomson) Publishedno place DescriptionFolio, single leaf, manuscript poem of 8 verses, holograph, written one side.HALL, Samuel Carter Rhymes in Council. Aphorisms Versified. 185. Published Griffith and Farran DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, leaves ruled throughout in red, (8), 64pp., original decorated grey and brown cloth, gilt.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.COURTOIS, – Mr. Essais de Poesie. Published Lyon, d’Aime’ Delaroche DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 45 (1) pp., disbound.(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.CROMPTON, Richard. L’Authoritie et Jurisdiction des Courts de la Maiestie de la Roygne: Nouelment colect & compose, per R.Crompton del milieu Temple Esquire. Apprentice del Ley. Published Londini in aedibus Caroli Yetsweirti DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., title page with woodcut device, cut down with loss only to part of ñAnno Domî at foot of imprint, the […]Dodd, Dr. William The Whole Proceedings on the King’s Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the City of London; ansd also The Gaol Delivery for the County of Middlesex; Held at Justice Hall in the Old Bailey, on Wednesday the 14th of May 1777, and the following Days. Number V. […]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 […]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 […]Manuscript Document being the Official Return of the costs for the month of September 1600 of the Royal Dockyard at Deptford signed by Greville in his role as Treasurer of the Navy. Published Deptford. DescriptionFolio, single sheet, written one side, but Docketed, has been folded.TAYLOR, Jeremy A Sermon Preached At the opening of the Parliament of Ireland, May 8. 1661. Before the right Honourable the Lords Justices, and the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons. Published London by J.F. for R. Royston DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (14), 45, (1)pp (without leaf A1 and final advert leaf), disbound.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.My Aunt!! Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, large folio, fine hand coloured engraved illustration , text beneath, printed one side as issued.The Siege of St. Quintin. Published (London) by W.N. Jones DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, 20″ x 8 1/2″, hand coloured engraving by Williams, has been folded, printed one side.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.CHARACTERS. A BY-the-BY HINT To A pretended FRIEND at COURT. Published London by P.Roberts 28 Middle Row Holburn DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, overall 11″ x 16″ , hand coloured engraving by Woodward, etched by Roberts, letter press text neneath, very good copy, printed one side as issued.F.,S. Mr. Toland’s Clito Dissected and Fuller’s Plain Proof of the True Mother of the Pretended Prince of Wales. Made out to be no Proof. In Two Letters from a Gentleman in the Country to his Friend in London. Published London. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., peper lightly aged, (8), 32pp., disbound.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.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, […]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.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.“The Discovery” Published(London) (Printed for Carington Bowles) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î, Mezzotint, cut to plate line, missing imprint, nice impression, laid down.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.(HARTCLIFFE, John) A Discourse against Purgatory PublishedLondon Printed for Brabaxon Aylmer DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., lightly used, (2), 37, (1)pp., disbound.(A printed order in parallel Portugese and English issued by the Portugese Government to supply British Troops with Provisions and Forage during the Peninsular War) PublishedLisbon? DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed in parallel Portugese and English, one side as issued.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.(NEVILLE, Henry) News from the New-Exchange: or, the Common-Wealth of Ladies: Drawn to the Life, in their several Characters and Concernments. bound with MORGAN, Joseph. Phoenix Britannicus: Being a Miscellaneous Collection of Scarce and Curious Tracts, Historical, Political, Biographical, Satirical, Critical, Charactistical, &c. Prose and Verse. Only to be found in the Cabinets of the […]The Adieu to the Spring-Gardens. Published Published According to Act of Parliament DescriptionSingle sheet folio, engraved with Music by George Bickham Junior after Gravelot, neatly laid into album sheet, very good copy.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 […]LAUD,William. Relation of the Conference betweene William Laud, Then, Lrd. Bishop of St. Davids; now Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury: and Mr. Fisher the Jesuite, by the commond of King James of ever Blessed Memorie. With an Answer to such Exceptions as A.C. takes against it. Published London by Richard Badger DescriptionñSecondî edition, folio, Large Paper […]JONES, David. A Continuation of the Secret History of Whitehall; from the abdication of the late K. James, in 1688 to the year 1696. Published London, by R. Baldwin, DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (14) (without A1 blank, leaf A3 misnumbered A2), 80, 195, 161-392 very good copy in contemporary calf, recent neat reback.The Dorchester Guide or, a House that Jack Built Published London. Printed and Sold by Dean & Munday, Sold also by Wilson, Richardson, (&c) DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., woodcut illustrations, 35, (1)pp., disbound.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.LAWSON, Thomas A Mite into the Treasury, Being a Word to Artists, especially to Heptatechnists, the Professors of the Seven Liberal Arts, so called, Grammar, Logick, Rhetorick, Music, Arithmetick, Geometry, Astronomy. Shewing what we own herein, being according to God and Godliness, and of God; and what we deny, proceeding from and favouring of those […]Elizabeth Canning At the House of Mother Wells at Enfield Wash Published (London) Published by W.Herbert on London Bridge DescriptionBroadside, folio, 9 1/2″ x 13″, engraved, neatly laid down on backing sheet.HARVEY, James A Collection of English Precedents, Relating to the Office of Justice of Peace.Consisting of Summonses, Orders, Warrants, Recognizances, Informations, Examinations, Passes, Settlements, and other Instruments; with References to the Statutes, and other Authorities, on which they are founded. In an Alphabetical Order. The Third edition, with large Additions Published In the Savoy. Printed […]The Discovery Published (London) T.Bradford DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved by J.Goldar after a drawing by J.Collett, cut close, corners cut across, printed one side as issued.A Brief Account of the Designs which the Papists have had against the Earl of Shaftsbury, occasioned by his commitment, July 2. 1681. Published (colop) (London) Printed for R. Baldwin DescriptionSole edition, folio, drop head title, 4 pp, 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 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 […]Zechmeister, Theophil Joseph von. Bulletin Officiel. Chambry, le 6 Fevrier 1814 Published Chambery? DescriptionBroadside, folio, minor brown stain, printed one side as issued, has been folded.The Admiralty Inspection; or, Great Men Looking at Little Things. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, fine hand coloured engraving, letter press text beneath, printed in double column, one small nick to left hand margin affecting two words (sense not lost), light waterstains, printed one side.CRANWELL, Edward An Index of such English Books Printed before the Year MDC., as are now in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. To which is added, a List of the Plays of Shakespeare, Printed before 1623, in the Capell Collection. Published Cambridge. J. and J.J.Deighton. London. W.Pickering. Description8vo., engraved frontispiece, iv, 68pp., some ex […]This is the House for Cash Built. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, large oblong folio, overall 19″ x 14″, hand coloured etching divided into ten compartments, minor usage, has been folded, printed one side as issuedThe Mysterious Congress. A Letter from Aix la Chappel, detecting The Late Secret Negotiations there; Accounting for the Extraordinary Slowness of the Operations of the Campaign since the Action at Dettingen; and, particularly, for the Resignation of the E–l of S–r. With Many other curious Particulars relating to the present Broils of Europe. By a […]Pergami (or Bergami), Bartolomeo. Memoires de Monsieur Le Bon Pergami Chambellan, chevalier de Malte, chevalier du Saint-Sepulcre, etc. Traduit d’apres le manuscrit italien Par M. ***. PublishedParis Brissot-Thivars. Ponthieu. Leroy. DescriptionFirst French translation, 8vo., lithograph portrait, folding facsimile leaf, (2), 80ppp., disbound.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.Untitled engraved portrait of the Young Pretender, Charles James Stuart after the portrait by Allan Ramsey. PublishedParis Chez Chereau rue St Jacques DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, 0verall 8 1/2″ x 11 1/2″, engraved by Robert Strange (attrib) from the painting by Allan Ramsey, tipped onto backing sheet.The Fighting Boys. Published(London) Printed for Robt. Sayer No 53 in Fleet Street DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î (plate siuze), with good margins, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor light dustiness to margins, printed one side as issued.(HARLOWE, Pedaell) A Detection or, Discovery of A Notable Fraud Committed by R.B.. A Seminary Priest of Rome, upon Two of the Articles of the Church of England. In a Booke Imprinted in Anno 1632. Intituled, The Judgement of the the Apostles, and of Those of the first Age, in all points of Doctrine, questioned […]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.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.WILLIAMS, William Crocodil, Afon yr Aipht, Wedi ei weled ar Fynydd Seion: SEF, CENFIGEN, wedi ei holrhain Trwy’r Byd a’r Eglwys, TAN Gyffelybiaeth Bwyftfil gormefol yr Anialwch, mor afluniaidd a gwenwyynig ei Natur ag un o Fwyftfilod y Pwll, &c. PublishedCaerfyrddin [Carmarthen] gan J. Ross DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo, iv, 92 pp, some light ageing, 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.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.LOCKE, John. De l’Education des Enfans, traduit de l’Anglois de M. Jean Locke, par M. Coste, Membre de la Societ_ Royale de Londres. Nouvelle dition, orn_e du Portrait de l’Auteur, a laquelle on a joint la M_thode observ_e pour l’Education des Enfans de France. Published A Londres, et se trouve a Paris chez Serviere Description8vo., […]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.PROCTOR, Bryan Waller (alias Barry Cornwall). Manuscript poem of 8 lines – first line ñSleep On, the world is Vainî. Signed ñB. Cornwallî. Published (London) DescriptionSingle leaf, 12mo., written on headed note paper (from 32 Weymouth Street, Portland Place W), tipped onto remains of album leaf.The Eye Clear’d; or A Preservative for the Sight. Being a quaint Composition withou Fenell or Eye-bright, to restore the Poreblind, and make the Squint-Eye to looke forthright. With the gratefull acknowledgement of much comfort already received in that kinde by divers, through this, and other Remedies applyed by the Author. Published (London) Printed according […]WILLIAMS, T. Y Cydymaith Teuluaidd, a Chyfarwyddwr I Iechyd …………… (A Companion or Guide to Health) Published Llanidoles gan T.Williams DescriptionSole edition, 12mo., minor waterstains, 48pp., disbound.An Impartial Account of What pass’d most Remarkable in the Last Session of Parliament, Relating to the Case of Dr. Henry Sacheverell. Done on such another Paper and Letter, and may therefore be bound up with the Tryal of the said Doctor. Published (London) for Jacob Tonson DescriptionFirst edition, folio, half title, engraved portrait, (4), […]STINTON, George. A Sermon Preached before the Honourable House of Commons, at St. Margaret’s, Westminster, on Wednesday, February 10, 1779: Being the Day appointed, by His Majesty’s Proclamation, For a General Fast. Published London, Printed for T.Payne and Son, Sold also by J.F. and C.Rivington, J.Dodsley, B.White, T.Cadell and J.Robson DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, […]The Political Queen that Jack Loves. Published London. Printed and Published by Roach & Co. DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 13 fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, 20, (4)pp, (including final leaf of adverts), disbound.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.STONHOUSE, James The Religious Education of Children Recommended. Published London for John and Francis Rivington DescriptionThird edition, 12mo., 47, (1)pp., disbound.NICOL, William. Autograph Letter to Mr Booth informing him that a mishap has occurred and that some lithographs have suffered in the hotpress from some adhesive in the ink. The most important affected are 27 (ex 160) copies of the Warkworth Hermit but they are mendable by India Ink by someone who can draw. Published […]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 […]CROKE, Sir George An Abridgement Of the Three Volumes of Reports Of the Learned Sr. George Croke Kt. Of such Select Cases as were Adjudged in the Courts of Kings-Bench and Common-Bench, During the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth, King James , and King Charles the First. By William Hughes of Grayes-Inne, Esq. Published London for […]The Laugh – Bubs complements to Ralffo. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issuedWILLIAMS, 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.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.Allan & Ferguson, Lithographers, Engravers, Draughtsmen and Stationers. Buchanan Place, 74 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Published(Glasgow) DescriptionBroadside, folio, overall 8 1/2î x 11î, engraved, partly printed in red, lightly used, printed one side as issued.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.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.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.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 […]Higher Street Dartmouth – an original watercolour drawing. Published DescriptionSmall folio, 10î x 13î, original watercolour, some light usage, the whole laid down on stiff backing sheet.When you are an Anvil hold you still. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, slightly thumbed,good margins.Venus Attired by the Graces Published(London) by H. Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured aquatint by James Gillray.PRIOR, Matthew Henry and Emma. A Poem. (Transcribed in Manuscript by Anna Penelope Crownfield). PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, 21 pages, 774 lines (in excess of 7000 words) holograph, ruled, a few corrections, some waterstains and ink stains, has been folded with wear affecting a few words, 3 blank pages at the end, 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.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 (?)JEPHSON, Henry. The Platform: its Rise and Progress. Published London, Macmillan, DescriptionFirst edition, 2 volumes, 8vo., light pencil scoring xx, 586, (2); xiv, 625 (3) pp., original blue cloth, a trifle rubbed at extremities, trivial snag in the cloth of the backstrip of volume 2, still an excellent, bright copy. The standard work, now scarce, […](GRENVILLE, George) The Speech of a Right Honourable Gentleman, on the Motion for Expelling Mr. Wilkes, Friday, February 3, 1769 Published London for J. Almon DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 54, (2)pp.,disbound.A Copy of First, The Letter sent by the Queenes Majestie concerning the the collection of the Recusants Money for the Scottish War, April 17. 1639. Secondly, The Letter sent by Sir Kenneth Digby, and Mr. Mountague, concerning their contribution. Thirdly, The Letter sent by those assembled in London, to every shire. Fourthly, The names […]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.The Spirit of the Spirit, being a concise Abridgement of that popular and interesting Work, The Spirit of the Book, or Memoirs of Caroline, Princess of Hapsburgh. Published London Printed and Published by W.Mason DescriptionSecond edition, 12mo., woodcut frontispiece, 40pp., disbound.The Ladies Advocate; or, An Apology for Matrimony. In Answer to the Batchelor’s Monitor. Published (London) Published According to Act of Parliament by John Osborn DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, fine engraved centrepiece by H.Gravelot, letter press text, last but one line of bottom right text partially lost and most of final line lost, has been […]The Fall Of Spencer Published (London) Published by J. Finney DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, engraved, later hand colouring, 15 verse poem beneath, light usage, printed one side as usual.An Act For making and maintaining a Railway or Tramroad from Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwick to Moreton-in-Marsh in the County of Glocester, with a Branch to Shipston-upon-Stour in the County of Worcester Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 56, (2)pp., docketed, disbound.(REEVES, John) Thoughts on the English Government. Addressed to the Quiet Good Sense of the People of England. In a Series of Letter. Letter the First on the National Character of Englishmen – The Nature of the English Government – The Corruptions caused in both caused by the Introduction of French Principles – The Effects […]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.BOOTH, John. The Withering of the Wicked Man’s Hopes, contrasted with the Ever-Blooming Prospect, of the Saints. In a Sermon. Published Leeds Printed at the Bible Office, for the Author by G.Wilson DescriptionSole edition, 12mo., 22, (2)pp., disbound.English Churchwomen of the Seventeenth Century. Published Derby . Henry Mozley and Sons and James Burns, London DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., xv, (1), 362, (2)pp., original blind stamped cloth, light wearSpencers Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, some light soiling, neat repair, printed one side as issued.COBBETT, William The Life of William Cobbett. By Himself. Intended as an Encouraging Example to All Young Men of Humble Fortune; being a proof of what can be effected By Steady Application and Honest Efforts. Published London by B.M’Millan for T.Purday & Son DescriptionSecond edition, 8vo., (2), 61,m (1)pp., lightly dusty, spine reinforced.Contradiction or a Strange Consolation. Published London at Ackermann’s DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., plate size 10″ x 8″, hand coloured engraving by Cruickshank, minor usage, 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.John of Gant in Love, or Mars on his knees. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.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.A Guinea-Pig. PublishedLondon printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/1î x 6î, Mezzotint, good margins, printed one side.GIBBS, Sir Osborne Autograph Letter written to William Watson of the Merchant Seaman’s Office requesting Information on the means required for the widow of a Whaling Harpoonist to receive Aid from the Merchant Seaman’s Fund. PublishedWeymouth Description8vo., 4 pages, (approx 450 words), written in a neat legible hand, holograph.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, […]Proposals for Opening A Scotch Eating House, or, North Country Ordinary, and Scotch Chocolate House, In the Neighbourhood of St. James. Published(London) by R.Bassam DescriptionBroadside, small folio, some fox marks, one with small hole removing two letters, small piece of pink paper stuck on covering a few words, cut close, with removal of imprint, has […]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.
UNRECORDED BROADSIDE ACCOUNT OF A COAL MINING ACCIDENT AND THE REMARKABLE SAVING OF MINERS AT TWO MILE HILL, KINGSWOOD, BRISTOLA Full and True Account of the Wonderfull Deliverance of Three Men and a Boy, who were 10 Days and 19 Hours in a dark cavern of the Earth, 39 Fathom deep, with the manner of their Preservation and Deliverance out of the Pit. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, some fraying, printed one side in double columns.An album sheet containing a cut out portion of the Auctioneer Mr Christie taken from a print by R.Dighton dated 1794, above a portion of a fictional advert for an Auction of household goods by W. Neversell. Published DescriptionFolio, album leaf on which are laid a sheet containing the hand coloured cut out of Mr. […]BOULTBEE, William An interesting autograph letter written to James Nisbett, merchant of London and Ships Chandler, partly about business and supply of sheep, but with an interesting comment on a conversation he had with a soldier who told him of the cowardice of Spanish soldiers in the Peninsular War. Published DescriptionFolio, 3 pages, 80 lines, […]LANEY, Benjamin. Five Sermons, Preached before His Majesty at Whitehall. Published Severally by Command. And Now Printed together, tending all to give Satisfaction in Certain Points to such who have thereupon endeavoured to unsettle the State and Government of the Church. By the Right Reverend Father in God, B.Lord Bishop of Ely. Published London by […]PUSEY, Edward Bouverie. Remarks on the Prospective and Past Benefits of Cathedral Institutions, in the promotion of sound religious knowledge and of clerical education. Published London, Roake and Varty, DescriptionSecond edition, 8vo., half title, some light foxing to first few leaves, xii, 184 pp., handsomely bound in early half calf, full gilt spine, slight rubbing […]D’URFEY, Thomas New Opera’s, with Comical Stories, and Poems, on Several Occasions, Never before Printed. Being the remaining Pieces, Written by Mr. D’Urfey Published London for William Chetwood DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (10), 88, (4), 89 – 349, 348 – 382pp., few leaves foxed, recent half calf with original label laid on.At the Council-Chamber in Whitehall, Monday the 22. of October, 1688 Published (colop) London Printed by Charles Bill, Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionFolio, drop head title, woodcut Royal Arms, small library stamps, some light dustiness, 40pp., partly untrimmed, bound in 19th Century half red roan morocco.Manuscript headed “To wash gloves” Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., written in one hand, 12 lines, (105 words), some light dustiness, sheet has been split down centre and neatly repaired with transparent acid free tape.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.The British Lion Torn to Pieces by Asses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, smallpart with original hand colouring, laid down on semi stiff card.An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons Assembled in Parliament, For charging and taxing a Monethly rate 0f 300. pounds upon the County of Essex, for the safety and Defence of the said County. And to continue untill the first day of December next, if this unnaturall Warre shall so long continue. Published London for […]The Duke of York. A Plain Statement of the Conduct of the Ministry and the Opposition towards His Royal Highness The Duke of York. Published London by B.McMillan sold by T.Egerton, H.D.Symonds DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2), 53, (1)pp., few minor spots, disbound.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.The Acts of Adonis the Great, King of Bull. Published London Printed and Published by J.Turner DescriptionSixth edition, 8vo., four fine woodcut illustrations attributed to Richard T.Austin, (32)pp., disbound.BUBNA und LITTITZ, Ferdinand von. Bulletin Officiel. Geneve le 28 Mars 1814 Published Geneva? DescriptionBroadside, large folio, woodcut central device, printed one side as issued, has been folded.PRINCE, Thomas A Sermon Deliver’d at the South-Church in Boston, New-England, August 14, 1746. Being the Day of General Thanksgiving for the Great Deliverance of the British Nations, By the Glorious and Happy Victory near Culloden. Obtained by His Royalk Highness Prince William Duke of Cumberland, April 16, in the same Year. Wherein the Greatness […]
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