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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 […]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 […]ROWLEY, Charlotte (nee Shipley) A most interesting Autograph letter written at Wadi Medani on the Blue Nile describing some of her experiences there whilst on her Honeymoon. Published Description8vo., 70 lines (approx 400 words), holograph, with integral blank page.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.COWARD, Arthur R. A Manuscript volume of precision engineering drawings for the experimental armour plating on H.M.S. Colossus. Published DescriptionOblong 4to., 46 drawings, mostly pen and ink with colour wash, a few pencil, plus some loose inserts, contemp calf binding, surface wear, paper spine, clasps.
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- TENNYSON, Alfred. A Welcome. (A Poem). Published London, Edward Moxon & Co. DescriptionFirst edition, first issue, 4 pp., light waterstain, as issued.(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.MILTON, John & BURGESS, Thomas Protestant Union. A Treatise of True Religion, heresy, schism, toleration, and what best means may be used against the growth of Popery. By John Milton. To which is prefixed, a Preface on Milton’s religious principles, and unimpeachable sincerity. By Thomas Burgess, D.D. F.R.S. F.A.S. P.R.S.L. Bishop of Salisbury. Published London, […]The Proceedings of the House of Lords, concerning The Scottish Conspiracy, and the Papers Laid before that House, By Her Majesties Command, Relating thereunto. Published London by Charles Bill, and the Execurtix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas’d. DescriptionFirst edition, folio, 67, (1)., fine copy, uncut, stitched as issued.(LESLIE, Charles ) A View of the Times, their Principles and Practices: In the First (Second, Third & Fourth) Volume(s) of the Rehearsals. By Philalethes. Published London, Printed and Sold by the Booksellers DescriptionFirst collected edition, folio, 4 volumes, with title pages to the first three volumes, each with Preface and Index, a total of […]House of Lords. Orders for Wednesday 24th February, 1790 Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side, uncut, as issued, has been folded.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 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 […]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.Palmerston, Lady E. Autograph Letter written to Lady Oliffe. Published(London) Piccadilly DescriptionSmall 8vo, 3 pages, written in one hand on crested notepaper.AIKIN, John. Letters to a Young Lady on a Course of English Poetry. Published New-York, Re-printed for Hopkins and Seymour, for J. Osborn. DescriptionFirst American edition, 12mo., half title, some light foxing, xii, 297 (1) pp., recent old style boards, paper label.PODMORE, Thomas. The Layman’s Apology for returning to Primitive Christianity. Shewing from the Testimonies of Ancient, and the Concessions of Modern Writers, that the Greek, Roman, and English Churches, as well as the Pretended Churches of the Anti-Episcopal Reformation have each, in some degree, departed from the Doctrine and Practice of the Catholick Church. And […]PARNELL, Thomas Poems on Several Occasions. Written by Dr. Thomas Parnell, Late Arch-Deacon of Clogher: and Published by Mr. Pope. Published London for B.Lintot DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (8), 221, (3)pp., bound in 19th Century quarter black straight grain morocco, gilt, marbled paper sides rubbed, corners bumped.(ETTRICK, William) A Fragment of the History of John Bull; with the Birth, Parentage, Education, and Humours of Jack Radical: with incidental remarks upon ancient and modern Radicalism. By Horace Hombergh, Esq. Published London for Thomas Wilkie and sold by Akenhead, Charnley and Finlay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Renney, Sunderland and Andrews, Durham. DescriptionFirst London edition, […]PINDAR, Peter (ie. John Wolcot) The Island of Innocence; A Poetical Epistle to a Friend. By Peter Pindar, Esq. Part the First. (all published) Published London by W. and C.Spilsbury for T.Dean. DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., (2) 17, (1)pp., disbound.HAYTER, Thomas A Sermon Preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propogation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts; at their Anniversary Meeting in the Paris Church of St. Mary-le-Bow, On Friday February 21, 1755 Published London by Edward Owen and sold by A.Millar DescriptionSole edition, 4to., 80pp., early plain blue sugar paper wrappers.BARLOW, William The Eagle and the Body; Described in One Sermon Preached before Queene Elizabeth of precious memorie, in Lent. Anno 1601. By William Barlow Doctor of Diuinitie, now Bishop of Lincolne, Newly called for, and set foorth. Published London Printed for Matthew Lavv DescriptionSole edition, 4to., decorative woodcut border to title, outer margin of […]LE ROY, David. Nouvelles Recherches sur le Vaisseau Long des Anciens, sur Les Voiles Latines, et sur les Moyens de Diminuer les Dangers que courent les Navigateurs; Lues a l’Academie des Belles-Lettres, a la rentree publique de Paques, annee 1786: servant de suite a l’Ouvrage qui a pour titre: Les Navires des Anciens, &c. Published […]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 (?)BUTLER, Alban. A Chronological Index for the Rev. Alban Butler’s Lives of the Saints: containing the Name of the Popes; Roman Emperors; Emperors of the East and West; Kings of England and of France; Martyrs; Holy Fathers, and other Ecclesiastical Writers; Saints of England, Scotland and Ireland, and of other Countries, – who are mentioned […](MAYO, Elizabeth). Lessons on Shells, as Given to Children between the ages of eight and ten, in a Pestalozzian School, at Cheam, Surrey. Published London by R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside. DescriptionFirst edition, small 8vo., half title, 10 lithograph plates each with leaf of explanatory text, xii, (8ll) 222 (2) pp., very good copy bound […](WARD, Edward) The Secret History of the Calves-Head-Club: or, the Republican Inmasqu’d, Wherein is fully shewn The Religion of the CALVES-HEAD Heroes’ in their Anniversary Thanksgiving Songs on the Thirtieth of January, by them called Anthems for the Years 1693, 1694, 1695, 1696, 1697. Now Published, to Demonstrate the Restless, Implacable Spirit of a certain […](WAKE, William) The Missionarie’s Arts Discovered: or, An Account of their Ways of Insinuation, their Artifices and several Methods of which they serve themselves in making Converts. With a Letter to Mr. Pulton, challenging him to make good his Charge of Disloyalty against Protestants. And, An Historical Preface, containing an Account of their introducing the […](AKENSIDE, Mark – Editor) The Museum: or the Literary and Historical Register. Volume the First. Published London Printed for R.Dodsley DescriptionFirst collected edition, 8vo., fine engraved vignette with title, title printed in red and black, (2), 538pp., contemp calf, slightly warped and rubbed, but sound.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 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.Terrae Filius Number 1. To be continued every Thursday. Price Three Pence. Thursday, March 15. Published (colop) London for J.Wilson and J.Fell, Sold by Mr Jackson at Oxford, Messrs Fletcher and Hodson, Cambridge. DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 6pp., has been folded with light dust line across fold, as issued.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.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, […]Methode pour Apprendre a Lire aux enfants, d’une manire simple, naturelle et agr_able. En Trois Parties. PublishedLiege Chez J. A. Latour Description12mo., 3 parts, each with separate title and pagination, the first part with fine series of woodcut Alphabet illustrations 28, 22, (2), 35, (1) pp., disbound The second and third parts, each with separate […]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 […](THISTLETHWAITE, James). Corruption. A Mock Heroic. In Four Cantos. By the author of the Consultation. Published London, DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., printed on poor quality paper with some foxing, last page dusty, some neat marginal repairs, also inner margin of last leaf repaired just cutting into three first lines, ownership stamp on title, (3) vi-vii (1) […](A Contemporary Manuscript List of) ñSpeakers in the Debate on addressing the King on his Speech at Hanover. Dated 13 Novr. 1755î. Published (London) Description4to., single sheet written in one handPHILANTROPOS (pseud) Manuscript headed “To the Community in General By Philantropos” Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, written in one sloping hand, 38 lines, some light dustiness, written one side.An Address To his Majesty, on his late happy escape from Assassination. (with) His Majesty’s Most gracious Answer. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side in double column, central woodcut division ornament, lower right hand corner cut away, laid down on backing sheet.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.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 […]GLASSE, Samuel A Course of Lectures on the Holy Festivals; with Practical Remarks on Each, and Exhortations to a More Devout and Solemn Observance of Them. Published London for F. and C.Rivington, J.Robson and H.Gardner DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., xvi, 508pp., very nice copy in contemp. polished calf.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 […]The History of the Ballantyne Press and its Connection with Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Published Eninburgh, Ballantyne Press DescriptionFolio, half title, frontispiece, gilt decorated title page, illustrations, each page with decorative border, (24)pp., some ex library stamps, original decorated in gilt brown cloth, light wear to spineState Mysteries a Vision of Pall Mall. Published (London) Published by W.N.Jones DescriptionBroadside, long oblong folio, overall 21″ x 8 1/2″, hand coloured etching by Charles Williams, has been folded, printed one side.(Voltaire ?) Epitre a Mademoiselle Clairon. Published (Paris?) DescriptionFirst edition? 12mo., drop title, minor dustiness, 7, (1)pp., disbound.To the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Exeter. We, the undersigned Inhabitants of the City of Exeter and its Vicinity, request that you will call a Public Meeting To take into consideration the present situation of the Country, owing to the Mismanagement of the War with Russia. PublishedExeter Norton, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large folio, printed partly […]A manuscript plane titled ñA Short Tretis of Salt mad(e) from Brine raised by the Sun Pan and Embodyed by Fireî, setting out in detail how to place, set out and make the Pan work, together with economic advice on how to make it work. PublishedNo place Description4to., 7 pages (approx. 2500 words), written in […]A 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.(A Lady) Done from an Original Picture of Titians by C.Corbutt PublishedLondon Printed for Robert Sayer, No. 53 Fleet Street DescriptionSingle sheet, plate area 4 1/2î x 6î with good margins, Mezzotint, with minor dustiness to margins, printed one side as issued.(FLEMING, Robert) The Present Aspect of our Times, And of the Extraordinary Conjunction Of Things therein. In a Rational View and Prospect of the same; As it respects the Publick Hazard and Safety of Britain in this Day. PublishedLondon Printed for Thomas Parkhurst DescriptionSole edition, 4to., title lightly dusty, (2), 29, (1)pp., disbound.The Slap up Swell wot Drives Whenever he Pleases. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, hand coloured engraving, bright copy, laid down on album sheet.“Street Toy Seller” PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.WARD, Valentine. Free and Candid Strictures on Methodism, and Especially its Finances. Containing an Investigation of the Causes of the Frequent Embarrassment of what is called the Contingent Fund, and of the best method of curing and preventing the evil without injuring the work of God, or diminishing the zeal of the Connexion. Together with […]HUGO, Gustav Wilhelm Jahrbucher der Geschichte von America (1492 bis 1829) Published Berlag von Ch Th Groos Description8vo., viii, 160pp., untrimmed copy in original printed wrappers, some light discolouring and fraying of edges of wrappers.(CARTWRIGHT, Christopher) Certamen Religiosum: or a Conference between The late King of England, and the late Lord Marquesse of Worcester, concerning Religion. Together with a Vindication of the Protestant Cause, From the Pretences of the Marquesse his last Papers; which the necessity of the Kings Affaires denyed him Opportunity to Answer. Published Printed for W. […](HUNT, Thomas). The Rights of the Bishops to Judge in Capital Cases in Parliament Cleared. Being a full Answer to Two Books lately published; The first entituled, A Letter from a Gentleman to his Friend, &c. The other, A Discourse of the Peerage and Jurisdiction of the Lords Spiritual in Parliament: Endeavouring to shew the […]The Loyal Man in the Moon. Published London for C.Chapple and J.Johnston DescriptionThird edition, 8vo.,13 fine woodcut illustrations by Isaac Cruickshank (one just clipped at foot by binder),, 28pp., disbound.(DU MOULIN, Pierre – attributed). Tragicum Theatrum Actorum, & Casuum Tragicorum Londini Publice celebratorum, Quibus Hiberniae Proregi, Episcopo Cantuariensi, ac tandem Regi ipsi, Allisque vita adempta, & ad Anglicanam Metamorphosin via est aperta. Published Amsterlodami apud Jodocum Jansonium DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., woodcut device by Jansonium within title, nine engraved plates (one folding) 320 pp., a […]WRIGHT, Robert A Speech Spoken in the House of Commons, By the Reverend Father in God, Robert, L.Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. Being brought to the Barre to answer for himselfe. Published London by R.B. for Richard Lownds DescriptionSole edition, 4to., woodcut ornament within title , (2), 4pp., (without final blank leaf), disbound.CARYL, Joseph The Saints Thankfull Acclamation at Christs Resumption of his Great Power and the Initials of his Kingdome. Delivered in a Sermon at Westminster, before the Honourable House of Commons, upon the day of their solemne Thanksgiving under God, for the great victory given our Armie, under the Command of the Noble Lord Fairfax, […]Official Manuscript Copy of a Letter from the Navy Board to the Lords of the Admiralty respecting the Estimates for the Wear and Tear of Ships both at Sea and in Harbour. Published (London). Navy Office DescriptionFolio, beautifully written in a clerical Copper Plate hand, 13pp., (approx. 2500 words), with integral blank leaf and final […](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 […]The Proceedings against Sir Thomas Armstrong, In His Majesties Court of Kings-Bench, at Westminster, upon an Outlawry for High-Treason, &c. As Also An Account of what passed at his Execution at Tyburn, the 20th of June 1684. Together with the Paper he delivered to the Sherifs of London at the same Time and Place. Published […](SEDAINE, Michel-Jean – attrib) Epitre a Mon Habit. Published (Paris?) DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., drop title, (8)pp., ends trifle dusty, as issued.(ADAMS, William) Pastoral Advice to Young Persons before Confirmation. Published Shrewsbury by J.Eddowes and sold by J.Rivington DescriptionEighth edition, 12mo., 23, (1)pp., disbound.A Northern Ass. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., 9″ x8″, engraved, 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.Call Again To-Morrow Written by C.Dibdin; Composed by Mr. Reeve; and sung by Mr. Smith, with unbound Applause, in the “Magic Minstrel,” at the Aquatic Theatre, Sadlers’ Wells. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., engraved illustration, letter press text beneath, laid down on backing sheet.The Men in the Moon: or, the “Devil to Pay”. With Thirteen Cuts. The Mirror of the Times. Published London printed (for the Author) and sold by Dean and Munday DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 13 fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (24)pp., disbound.Tempora mutantur, et Nos mutamur in illis. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, very good copy printed one side as issued.The Merits and Defects of the Dead by their Ingenious Secretary. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, overall 19″ x 12″, hand-coloured engraving by William Austin, minor usage, printed one side as issued.Patriotism Triumphant, or the Boot put to Flight Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, overall 13î x 9î, engraved, slightly grubby, corners frayed, printed one side as issued.The Claims of the Broad Bottom Published(London) Publish’d according to Act of Parliament DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.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.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.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.A Necessary Warning to the Ministerie of the Kirk of Scotland, From the meeting of the Commissioners Of the General Assembly At Edinburgh 4 Jan. 1643. PublishedEdinburgh Printed by Evan Tyler DescriptionSole edition, 4to., title lightly dusty with couple of light ink stains, (2), 13, (1)pp., preserved in modern marbled paper wrappers, stitched.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.Orpheus and Euridyce. Published(London) by H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured etching , printed one side.Memento Inventions Exhibition, South Kensington, 1885. ñOur Grandmothersî Prints in Ye Olde London Streete. Bartolozzi Prints Republished at Ye. Leadenhall Press. Published(London) Leadenhall Press. DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved in sepia, printed one side as issued.Holman, James. A letter (written by machine) addressed to ‘Dear Fox’ in response to a request for a specimen of his writing. Published n.d. Description4to., one page, 10 lines, tipped onto album sheet.[ANONYMOUS] Manuscript titled Pomposo to Pimposo, A Strange Character! Being A Stricture on his Trimmer Trimmed. Published Description4to, 16 pages, poem of 304 lines, plus footnotes, written in a bold sloping hand, preserved in straight grain dark blue semi-stiff paper wrappers. Light wear.PAUW, M. Corneille de. Recherches Philosophiques sur les Am_ricains, ou M_moires int_ressants pour servir l’Histoire de l’Espece Humaine. Par Mr. de P ***. Avec une Dissertation sur l’Am_rique & les Am_ricains, par Don Pernety. Et la D_fense de l’Auteur des Recherches contre cette Dissertation. Published A Berlin, MDCCLXX Description“Second” edition of Volumes 1 and […]GRANVILLE, John Carteret, Earl of. Whitehall June 23, 1743. This morning, Mr. Parker, one of His Majesty’s Messengers, arrived at the Duke of Newcastle’s Office with the following letter from the Right Honourable the Lord Carteret to His Grace. Published (London) by Edward Owen, DescriptionBroadsheet, folio, paper lightly aged, some inner marginal fraying (no text […]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, […]GENLIS, Stephanie Felicite Sainclair, ou La Victime des Sciences et des Arts, Nouvelle. Published A Londres De l’Imprimerie de Cox, Fils et Baylis pour B.Dulau DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., half title, (4), 131, (3)pp., some light foxing, in original French? dark green tooled cloth, later neat matching reback reusing original leather label.DEFOE, Daniel The True-born Englishman: A Satire. Published London Printed by G.Auld for A Cleugh Description12mo., 34, (2)pp., disbound.A Bad Fit. This is not my hat? – It must be yours, Sir, there’s no other left Published London by Tho. McLean DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine hand coloured aquatint, fine wide margined copy 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.Manuscript titled “An Epitaph on Miss Colleton.” Published No place. Description8vo., single sheet, written one side in a neat hand an 18 line poetical Epitaph.DAVENANT, Charles A Query whether Certain Political Conjectures and Reflections of Dr. Davenant in 1699, be, or be not, applicable to the Present Crisis. Published London for P.Elmsly and J.Debrett Description8vo., light waterstain, vii, (1), 90pp., disboundTax on Post Horses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside. large oblong folio, fine sepia tinted Aquatint illustration by Paul Sandby, printed one side as issue3d.CLARKE, Adam A Dissertation on the Use and Abuse of Tobacco. Wherein the Advantages and Disadvantages Attending the Consumption of that Entertaining Weed, are Particularly Considered. Humbly Addressed to all the Tobacco-Consumers; but especially to those among Religious People. Published New York. Printed and Published by M’Elrath and Bangs DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., 34pp., some light […]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, […]L’Assemblee Nationale,- or – Grand Cooperative Meeting at St. Ann’s Hill. Respectfully Dedicated to the admirers of a “Broad Bottomed Administration” Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Starke after Gilray, light usage, has been folded, neat repair to top margin, printed one side.An Epilogue – to the Way to Get Married. Published London by J.Langham DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching with later light hand colouring, printed one side, stab marks in one margin showing that it has been stitched with other pieces.CATCOTT, A.S. (Editor) The Exercises Performed at A Visitation of the Grammar-School of Bristoll On Thursday the 7th of April, MDCCXXXVII. To which are added, Verses on the Grammar School Spoken at a Former Visitation. Publish’d by A.S.Catcott, Master of the said School. Published Bristol. Printed and sold by Felix Farley, also sold by W.Evans, […]KING, William A Discourse Concerning The Inventions of Men in the Worship of God. By the Right Reverend Dr. William King, Lord Bishop of London-Derry. Published London for William Keblewhite DescriptionFirst London edition, 8vo., (4), 196pp., contemp. calf, with impressed label of a Diocesan Library, some light wear.A Sketch, taken near Fishmonger’s Hall PublishedLondon By S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, etching by Thomas Jones, light early waterstain and slight creasing, printed one side as issued.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.The Country Curate. PublishedLondon Printed for & Sold by Bowles & Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 1/2î x 6î, hand-coloured Mezzotint, good margins, printed one side as issued.ANDREWES, Gerrard & ANDREWES, Gerrard Thomas. Two Autograph Letters, the first written to the ñRev. Mr. Princeî at Magdallen House, the second by his Son written to Miss Prince, both on the subject of support for the Hospital for Fallen Women. Published Description4to., and 8vo., 1 page with integral address leraf, and 3 pages, both […]
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 […]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.Trade Advert. ñCircular. Crosby & Co. Ship Chandlers, and Ship Agents, Callao, Peru.î Published(Callao?) Description4to., printed one side, has been folded with manuscript address, docket on verso, plus Boston post mark.Case of the Petitioners against the Bill, for establishing a Nightly-Watch within the City of Bristol. Published DescriptionFolio, 3 (1)pp, some fraying, splitting along folds, as issued.Illustrations of Sir Andrew Agnews New Act. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, woodcut illustrations divided into quarters, cut close light fraying, printed one side.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.A pamphlet headed only – ‘Sussex’, which lists Sussex residents who have graduated at Oxford Colleges. Published n.p., n.d. Description8vo., drop title, 6 pp., with numerous Mss additions, disbound.WHITING, John. Persecution Expos’d in some Memoirs relating to the sufferings of John Whiting, and many of the others of the People called Quakers, for conscience sake, in the West of England, &c. With Memoirs of many Eminent Friends deceased, and other memorable matters and occurences, concerning the sufferings of the said people; and remakable […]WARNER, Richard. The Humiliation: Crucifixion: & Atonement of our Ever Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. See Isaiah C. 53rd. An Ode for Good Friday, 1854. Published n.p. (Bath?) DescriptionSingle sheet, large folio, overall (11″ x 17″), printed area (7″ x 12″) printed in red , green and black ink, decorative border, on fairly flimsy […]HUNTINGTON, William A Divine Poem on the Shunamite. Addresses to a Friend. Published London; Sold by G.Terry, J.Chalmers, J.Davidson ( & 5 others) DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., leaf with verse preceeding title, 42pp., disbound.SHALES, John A potentially very important Autograph letter from the recently appointed Inspector of Excise Revenue to Charles II’s First Minister, the Earl Of Danby, on the issue of delayed returns into the financial state of the Navy. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, single page written in Secretary hand but signed by Shales, addressed, docketed, some dustiness, […]Addresses, Remonstrances, and Petitions; Commencing the 24th of June, 1769, Presented to the King and Parliament, from the Court of Common Council, and the Livery in Common Hall assembled, with his Majesty’s Answers, Made by the late Mr Alderman Beckford, When Lord Mayor of the City of London. Published (London) Printed by Henry Fenwick DescriptionFirst […]The Morning News. Published (London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionSingle sheet, overall 12″ x 11″, engraved, minor dustiness, minor marginal tear, 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.BENNET, Thomas A Confutation of Quakerism; or a Plain Proof of the Falsehood of what the Principal Quaker Writers (especially Mr. Barclay in his Apology and other Works) do Teach Concerning The Necessity of Immediate Revelation in order to a saving Christian Faith; the Being, Nature, and Operation olf the Pretended Universal Light within; its […]CHILD, Samuel Every Man His Own Brewer. A Practical Treatise, Explaining the Art and Mystery of Brewing Porter, Ale, Twopenny, and Table-Beer; recommending and proving the Ease and Possibility of Every Man’s Brewing his own Beer, in any quantity, From One Peck to a Hundred Quarters of Malt. Calculated to Expose the Deception in Brewing, […]An Intimation of the Deputies of the States General, In a Late Discourse with Mr. Sidney Extraordinary Envoy from His Majesty of Great Britain. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 4pp., disboundManuscript titled “Manipulus Monastico- Benedictinus in usum FF:Novitiorum Monriis. Viti Ligatus. Anno 1733” Published Bavaria Description4to., manuscript , 209 pages, (approx. 37,000 words), written throughout in Latin in the same hand, bound in vellum, some wear to corners and lower portion of spine.Emblems of 1760 & 1780 Published London by Robt Wilkinson DescriptionBroadside, folio, mezzotint, cut close, printed one side as issued.FIELD, William. A Letter addressed to the Inhabitants of Warwick, in Answer to Several Charges of a very Extraordinary Kind, advanced against the Dissenters Assembling at the Chapel, in High-street; By the Rev. Mr. Miller, Vicar of St Nicholas. Birmingham. Printed and Sold by J. Thompson, sold also by J. Johnson 1791 bound with MILLER, […](BULLOCK, C.) A Song in the Comedy call’d Woman’s a Riddle. Set by Willm. Turner. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, engraved music with libretto, printed one side as issued.A Messieurs des Estats. Published (Paris?) Description8vo., drop head title, 8pp., stitched as issued.(HUFFUMBOURGHAUSEN, Baron) The Congress of the Beasts, Under the Meditation of the Goat, for negotiating a Peace between the Fox, the Ass wearing a Lion’s Skin, the Horse, the Tygress, and other Quadrupedes at War. A Farce of Two Acts, now in Rehearsal at a new grand Theatre in Germany. To which is prefix’d a […]Pardon, William Just Publish’d, Spellling New Modelled: or The most natural and easy Way to Spell and Read English. PublishedLondon Printed for R.Baldwin and J.Jefferies DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., partly untrimmed, printed one side as issued.HOWARD, Charles, Duke of Norfolk Autograph letter written to R. Wilson of Lincolns Inn discussing various options for the forthcoming Parliamentary Election of 1806. Published Description4to., single page, holograph, 17 lines (approx. 120 lines) written one side, laid into backing sheet but exposing verso address panel.
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 […]The Devout Family PublishedLondon Printed for Bowles and Carver DescriptionSingle sheet, (plate area) 4 1/2î x 6î, hand coloured Mezzotint, good margins, one edge cut slightly skew, but printed one side as issued.(COLLIER, Jeremy) A Defence of the Absolution given to Sr. William Perkins, at the Place of Execution. April the 3d. With a Farther Vindication thereof, Occasioned by a Paper, Entituled a Declaration of the Sense of the Archbishops and Bishops, &c. Published(London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., drop head title cut slightly short and loose, (2), 14pp., […]The Guard wot looks Arter the Sovereign. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., fine hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.Windmills PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 4 3/4″ x 7 1/2″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.Methodism in 1821; with Recollections of Primitive Methodism. By A Methodist of the Old School Published London Printed by Macdonald and Son for W. Whittemore Description Sole edition, 12mo., 33, (1)pp., disbound.The Goodhurst Garland, In Three Parts. Published DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, printed in four columns, with woodcut divisions, printed one side, one half laid down on stiff board, the other half folded to lay over the laid down half.EVERSHED, Dr. Arthur An interesting Autograph Letter written to Henry Buxton Forman on the subject of Formans flattering review on his writing Dry Points, which has just been published. Evershed continues by commenting on the quality of a few plates and mentions that he has several more which he can show Forman when he visits […]Catalogue of the Books belonging to the Mercantile Library Company of Philadelphia: with a General Index of Authors; and Containing the Constitution, rules and regulations of the Association. Accompanied by a Sketch of its History. Published Philadelphia: Printed for the Company DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., xxii (11) – 182 pp., some occasional light foxing, in original […]Popery in Power! Or, Protestantism and Romanism Contrasted. Published London by H. Elliot; Vikers; and Collins, DescriptionLarge illustrated and partly hand-coloured broadside, part of left-hand margin cropped, just removing the first word of the advertisment that runs along the lower edge.Victoria in Four Acrostics. Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., edged in black, has been folded, printed one side as issued.(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.PLUMTRE, James. A Collection of Songs, Moral, Sentimental, Instructive and Amusing. The Words selected and revised by the Revd. James Plumtre, M.A. Fellow of Clare Hall. The Music adapted and composed by Charles Hague. Mus. Doc. and Professor of Music in the University of Cambridge. Published London sold by Preston. F. & C. Rivington. W.Clarke. […]Three Official Copy Manuscript letters relating to the Provision of Two New Graving Docks to be built at Plymouth Dock for the purpose of speeding up the process of cleaning sloops and ships of 24 and 44 Guns. Published Plymouth Dock./London DescriptionFolio, 3 letters, each written in neat secretary coppper plate hand, three pages, and […]Derby Union Book Society. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 5″, woodcut border, some light usage , printed one side as issued.
FAMILY COMMONPLACE BOOK KEPT BY A PERSON WHO WAS LATER ONE OF THE VICTIMS IN A FAMOUS VICTORIAN DOUBLE MURDERMOORE, George & family A most interesting Manuscript Commonplace book of Poems & Songs Published London DescriptionLarge 4to volume containing 65 pieces, some of several pages, all tipped into a scrapbook with no covers.MONCRIEFF, William Thomas. An interesting Autograph Letter written to the radical publisher William Hone which contains suggestions among other things for his forthcoming publication the “Table Book”. Published (London) – 5 Union Place Description8vo., 3 pages, approx 170 words, entirely holograph, some corrections,simply addressed on final blank leaf “W.Hone Esqr”(EDEN, William) The Substance of a Speech made by Lord Auckland, in the House of Peers. On Tuesday, the 8th Day of January, 1799, On the Third Reading of the “Bill for granting certain Duties upon Income” Published London for J.Wright DescriptionNew edition, 8vo., (2), 36, (4)pp., (without half title,), disbound.BAILEY, John E The Grammar School of Leigh, Co. Lancaster, and its Library: A Lecture delivered to the Members of the Leigh Literary Society, 10thy February, 1879. Reprinted from the “Leigh Chronicle” Published Leigh, Lancashire. Printed and Published at the “Chronicle” Office, Manchetster DescriptionFirst separate publication, 8vo., 30, (2)pp., in original printed wrappers, small library […]
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