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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- CHARLES II By the King a Proclamation Commanding the immediate Return of all His Majesties Subjects who are in any Foreign Seminaries, and Forbidding Relief to be sent to them. Published London DescriptionBroadside, in two sheets, folio, printed in black letter, one side as issued.A True Copy of the Papers Delivered by Mr. Rob. Chernocke, Mr. Ed. King, Mr. Th. Key, To the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at Tyburn, the Place of Execution, March 18th 1695/6. Published (colop) London DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed both sides as issued. Wing T2654
CALLING OUT THE MILITIA TO HELP DEFEAT PRINCE CHARLES AT THE FINAL BATTLE OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR - BATTLE OF WORCESTERAn Act Concerning the Militia’s in the respective Counties within this Common-Wealth. Published London DescriptionBroadside, large folio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms, lightly aged, printed one side, untrimmed as issued.Some Thoughts upon a Bill for General Naturalization: Addressed to Those of all Denominations who act upon Whig-Principles. Published London DescriptionSole edition, folio, fine woodcut ornament within title, 8pp., light usage, as issued but has been folded.A Letter from the States-General to the Queen of Great Britain, about the Duke of Ormonds Orders not to Fight; And the Bishop of Bristols Declaration, That the Queen thought Herself disengaged from all Obligations to the Dutch. Published (colop) (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed both sides in double column, part of central divide between columns […]All the Letters, Memorials, and Considerations, Concerning the offered Alliance Of the Kings of England and France, To the High and Mighty Lords, The States of the United Netherlands, According to the several Times when they were delivered: With Considerations on the said Alliance, and also Reflections on the said Considerations. Faithfully Translated from the […]Charles II By the King. A Proclamation For Publishing the Peace between His Majesty and The King of Denmark. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, woodcut arms, lightly aged, printed one side as issued, has been folded.The Declaration of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, In and about the Cities of London and Westminster, Assembled at Guildhall, 11 Dec. 1688. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, large folio, printed one side, has been folded.STANHOPE, Philip Henry, 4th Earl Stanhope. Fine Autograph Letterwritten to the Scottish writer, James Anderson Pedie on the looming Currency Crisis setting out proposals he has made to the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. Published Chevening, near Sevenoaks DescriptionSmall folio, 23 lines (approx 250 words), holograph, written both sides, some marginal fraying, has been folded.(Bryant, William Cullen) The African Chief. Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, sm 8vo., overall 120 x 145mm, (4 1/2 x 5 1/2), decorative border, double column text, the whole printed in Gold, on semi stiff card which shows evidence on the verso of having been removed from a scrap album.
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- COURTOIS, – Mr. Essais de Poesie. Published Lyon, d’Aime’ Delaroche DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 45 (1) pp., disbound.The Trial at Full Length, of Major-General Sir Robert Thomas Wilson, Michael Bruce, Esq. and Captain John Hely Hutchinson, before M. Romain de Seze, at the French Court of the Department of the Seine, for aiding and assisting in the escape of General Lavalette. Taken in Short-Hand, by Mr. Nicholson. With an Account of their […]Sanderson, Robert Judicium Universitatis Oxoniensis, de 1. Solenni Liga & Foedere. 2. Juramento Negativo. 3. Ordinationibus Parlamenti circa Disciplina & Cultum. In plena Convocatione 1. Junii 1647. Communibus Suffragiis (nemine contradicente) promulgatum. Published (London) Prosant apud Ri. Royston DescriptionFirst Latin edition, 12mo., woodcut frontispiece of the University Arms, (20), 90pp., nicely bound in full 18th […]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.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.John a Boot’s Asses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, some ageing, margins frayed and one short cross tear, printed one side as issued.BURBIDGE, John The Slave Trade and Other Poems. Published London. J.J.Jackson DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., minor waterstain, 24pp., in original blind tooled cloth, gilt.(WALLIS, Ralph) Room for the Cobler of Gloucester and his Wife: With Several Cartloads of Abominable Irregular, pitiful stinking Priests: as also A Demonstration of their Calling after the manner of the Church of Rome; but not according to Magna Charta, the Rule of the Gospel. Whereunto is Added, A Parallel Between the Honour of […]Jew purchasing old Clothes. Published Alnwick Printed and Published by W.Davison DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration, crude but early hand colouring, some light usage, printed one side as issued.Wey Mouth Published (London) by S.E.Fores DescriptionBroadsider, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, (after Gilray), some light usage, printed one side as issued.BAKER, John The Christian House, built by Truth on a Rock. Or, an Antidote to Infidelity. Published London Printed for the Author & Sold by W.Williams. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., fine illustrations by John Baker of Sydenham, single line of text cropped at foot of two leaves, 20pp., disbound.“Two Pairs of Portraits”; presented to all the unbiased Electors of Great Britain by John Horne Tooke. Published (London) Published by J.Wright. DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., engraved by J.Gillray, has been folded, printed one side.The Merits and Defects of the Dead by their Ingenious Secretary. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, overall 19″ x 12″, hand-coloured engraving by William Austin, minor usage, printed one side as issued.An Opera Girl of Paris in a Full Dress. PublishedLondon Printed for R.Sawyer & J.Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5î x 7î, drawn by Brandoin, engraved by Caldwell, laid down on semi still backing sheet.Manusucript headed ñA Receipt for Yestî PublishedNo Place DescriptionFolio, manuscript of 28 lines (approx 2500 words) written in one neat sloping hand on one side of a single sheet, has been folded, slight splitting at fold ends.Anticipation. A Black Sheep on the Woolsack. The Baron St. Domingo Chancellor of England in 1850. Published(London) Published by M. Humphrey, St. James St. Printed by G. E. Madeley DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 11î x 15î, hand-coloured lithograph illustration, printed one side as issued.An 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.Some Push Along with Four in Hand while Others Drive at Random. Written by J. Pocock, Esq; composed by Mr. C. Smith; and sung, with unbounded Applause, by Mr. Mathews, in the Musical Farce, called ñHit or Miss!î at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand. PublishedLondon by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving after Isaac […]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.
IMPORTANT PETITION TO CORRECT A PERCEIVED INJUSTICE OF A CORRUPTED ELECTION - RESULT OVERTURNED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT.Nottingham Town Election. 1802. November 24, 1802. 1. Petition of Daniel Parker Coke, Esquire. Published (London) Nichols and Son, Printers. Description Folio, drop head title, 4pp., woodcut ornament at end of text on page 4, uncut as issued, but has been folded.LISTER,- ? Autograph Note addressed to Mr Radcliffe of Messrs Settle & Hatfield No 16 Scotland St. Sheffield giving the formulas for three receipts, one domestic and two medical. Published DescriptionSingle leaf, folio, written one side, addressed with remains of seal to verso, has been folded for mailing.Grubbe Family Manuscript Programmes for two performances; the first Beauty and the Beast, the second Coz and Boz, to be performed by members of the Grubbe Family at the Theatre Royal, 23 Queens Square. Published DescriptionThree sheets 8vo., written in two hands one side.DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […](HONE, William). The Miraculous Host tortured by the Jew, Under the Reign of Philip the Fair in 1290; being one of the Legends which Converted the Daughters and Neice of Douglas Loveday, Esq. under the reign of Louis XVIII in 1821. Published London for William Hone. DescriptionSeventh edition, 8vo., woodcut illustrations in text, 32 pp.,partly […]QUARLES, Francis. Divine Fancies, digested into Epigrams, Meditations, and Observations. Published London, by T.R. for John Williams. DescriptionFifth edition, corrected, 8vo., blank corner of title little frayed (no text affected) (24) 167 (1) pp., 19th Century calf, recent later reback to match.BELSON, John Tradidi Vobis: or the Traditionary Conveyance of Faith Cleer’d, In the Rational Way, Against the Exceptions of a Learned Opponent. By J.B. Esquire. Published London. Printed in the Year DescriptionSole edition, 12mo., (8), 312pp., gathering ñKî (pp 97 – 108) are duplicated nicely bound in full modern calf.MALCOLM, 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.COLLINS, Samuel Increpatio Andreae Eudaemono-Johannis Jesuitae, de infami Parallelo, et renovata assertio,Torturae Torti, Pro Clarissmo Domino atque Antistite Eliensi. Published (Cambridge) Excudebat Cantrellus Legge DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., (14), 442pp., without the first and last leaves, both blank, nice copy newly bound in full old style panelled calf.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.ONDERDONK, Benjamin Treadwell Circular. (A Letter with proposed Prayers written to the “Clergy and Laity of the Diocese of New York” advising & warning that Cholera has “reached the American Shore”.) Published (New York) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, some slight marginal damage to top leaf hand corner with loss of “the C”, paper lightly aged, laid […]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, […](BATE, George) The Regall Apology:or, the Declaration of the Commons, Feb.11.1647. Canvassed. Wherein Every Objection, and their whole Charge Against His Majesty is cleared, and for the most part, retorted. Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (2), 92pp, few minor spots and dustiness, wide margined copy, in later quarter calf, marbled paper sides.General Nap turned Methodist Preacher, A New Attempt to Gull the Credulous; Dedicated to Mr. Whitbread. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, hand-coloured engraving by George Cruickshank, letter press text beneath, printed one side as issued.A Sunday Evening. Published (London) J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by Bunbury, nice wide margins, printed one side as issued.British Classics. The Adventurer. Rather a Shy Character. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, 7″ x 10″, hand coloured Aquatint by J.Lisle, fine copy printed one side as issued.TRUMAN, Joseph. The Great Proposition; or, Christ’s Satisfaction and Man’s Justification by it upon his Faith; that is, Belief of, and Obedience to the Gospel. Endeavoured to be made easily intelligible, and to appear rational and well accountable to ordinary Capacities; and so more lovely and amiable. In some Sermons, &c. By Joseph Truman, B.D. […]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.HUMPHREYS, Sam A sad and reflective autograph letter written to his wife, Anne, by an emigree about to leave the country to find a new life abroad due to the ravages of the cursed ñDrinkî. PublishedLiverpool DescriptionFolio, 1 2/3 pages, 52 lines, written in a bold legible hand, lightly dusty.The Times, or, 1768 To the Memory of William Allen Barbarously Murdered in St George’s Fields 1768. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, minor split at top neatly repaired, printed one side as issued.Freehold Estate At Withington in the Parish of Leigh. To be Sold by Auction, by Wright and Son, At the House of Mrs Turner, the Inn in Church Leigh in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 17th Day of November 1803,……… PublishedNo place Witton Printer DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side as issued.An interesting Manuscript account of observations made over several days of the same bee returning many times a day to feed on syrup. PublishedNo place Description8vo., 3 pages (approx. 400 words), written in a neat sloping hand, light stain to top left hand corner of first leaf, final blank page.Venus Attired by the Graces Published(London) by H. Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured aquatint by James Gillray.KNOWLES, Herbert Lines Written in the Church-yard of Richmond Yorkshire, October 7th, 1816. (Printed Broadside, with contemp. Manuscript copy) Published(Richmond) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., woodcut border, has been folded with some splits, laid down on album sheet, together manuscript written on 3 pages, plus blank page, written in a neat sloping hand, paper watermarked with ñBritanniaî watermark.The Pantheon in Oxford Street. Published Printed for E. Eynon DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint by William Humphrey after Edward Edwards, a good copy neatly reinforced all round to verso, printed one side.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 […]The Declaration of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, In and about the Cities of London and Westminster, Assembled at Guildhall, 11 Dec. 1688. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, large folio, printed one side, has been folded.ROUSSET DE MISSY, Jean. Le Procs entre la Grande-Bretagne et L’Espagne ou Recueil des Traitez, Conventionsm M_moires & autres Pi_ces touchant les Demlez entre ces deux Couronnes. Published A la Haye, chez Pierre Gosse DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., title slightly dusty, one persistent wormhole running through text (not serious), (8) 403 pp., good copy in contemp. […]WOOD, William. Wellbeloved, Charles. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late Rev. W. Wood, F.L.S. And minister of the Protestant Dissenting Chapel, at Mill-Hill, in Leeds. To which are subjoined, an address, delivered at his internment, on Tuesday, April 5; and a Sermon, on occasion of his death, preached on Sunday, April 10, […]The Lost Mutton Found! Or, the R—-l Fly-by-Night; A Poem: being a Despatch Extraordinary from W—R Castle. Published London by John Fairburn DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 24pp., disbound.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.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.A Burlesque on Mr & Mrs Clark – or the Flitch of Bacon London Published Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., 9 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, hand coloured engraving with song beneath in triple column, cut close and printed one side as issued.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.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.A Northern Ass. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., 9″ x8″, engraved, printed one side as issued.A View of the Telegraph, Cambridge. Published (London) Drawn, Etchd & Pubd by Dighton, Charg. Cross DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving, printed one side as issued.Sketches of the Life of Billy Cobb, and the Death of Tommy Pain. Compiled from Original Documents, obtained in an Original Manner. With Cuts. To which is added, An Expostulatory Epistle to Mr. Hone, the Lunarian. By the Author of the Dorchester Guide. Published London Printed (for the Author) and sold by Dean and Munday […]A Noble Commander from South Gloucester. Taken on the Steyne at Brighton. Published (London) by Dighton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured etching, printed one side with light dustiness, removed from a scrap album with evidence of same on blank verso.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 Exact Narrative of the Conflict at Dunkeld Betwixt the Earl of Angus’s Regiment and the Rebels, Collected from several Officers of that Regiment, who were Actors in, or Eye-witnesses to, all that’s here Narrated, in reference to these Actions, Published(colop) Edinburgh Printed according to Order Description4to., drop head title, minor usage, 8pp., as issued.Hand-written receipt headed ñThe Rt. Honble ye Earl of Wigtonî dated Sept. 23rd 1761 and issued to the supposed Earl of Wigton for the hire of ñCoronation Robes, the Sword and Coronettî which he wore to attend the Coronation of King George III. PublishedNo Place DescriptionSmall 4to., written in clerk hand, signed by ñMark Childî, […]Bang-Up—- Random, or Tandem. Some Push Along with Four in Hand while Others Drive at Random. Written by J.Pocock, Esq; composed by Mr.C.Smith, and sung, with unbounded Applause, by Mr. Matthews, in the Musical Farce, called ñHit or Missî at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand. PublishedLondon by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured engraving […]BUGG, Francis The Quakers Set in their true Light, In order to give the Nations A Clear Sight Of what they hold concerning Jesus of Nazareth, the Scripture, Water Baptism, the Lords Supper, Magistracy, Ministry, Laws, and Government. Historically Collected Out of their most approved Authors, which are their best Construing books, from the year […]JEBB, Samuel (Editor) Bibliotheca Literaria, Being a Collection of Inscriptions, Medals, Dissertations, &c. T be Continued. Numb. 1. for the Year 1722. PublishedLondon Printed for W. and J. Innys and T.Woodward Description4to., some dustiness to ends, a waterstain, 48pp., uncut, stitched as issued.(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.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.ARMSTRONG, George Anti-Slavery Meeting at Bristol Published DescriptionBroadsheet, tall slim 12mo.,(two pieces joined together, (overall 7 x 17 1/2) , printed one side.STABLES, William Gordon A collection of six Autograph Letters written mostly to his publisher Hutchinson, four of which are relating to his book The City at the Pole; one to a Mr. Richards about his book on Caravan Life and one to his publisher but not mentioning the book in question. Published Description12mo., 5 letters […](MEUNIER DE QUERION, Anne-Gabriel) Psaphion, ou La Courtisane de Smirne. Fragment Erotique, traduit de Grec de MNASEAS, sur un Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque du Lord B……. Ou l?on a joint Les Hommes de Promethee. Published chez Thomson Description(Second) edition, 8vo., viii, 23, (1), 103, (1), contemp. mottled calf, some rubbing.A Letter from the States-General to the Queen of Great Britain, about the Duke of Ormonds Orders not to Fight; And the Bishop of Bristols Declaration, That the Queen thought Herself disengaged from all Obligations to the Dutch. Published (colop) (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed both sides in double column, part of central divide between columns […]KINGSLEY, Charles The Message of the Church to Labouring Men. A sermon, Preached at St. John’s Church, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square, on Evening of Sunday June the 22nd, 1851. Published London, John W. Parker and Son, DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., text lightly stained, 27 (1) pp., disbound.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 […]Programme of the Grand Jubilee Procession, to take place in Edinburgh on Friday 10th August 1832, in Honour of the Passing of the Reform Bills. Published (Edinburgh) Printed at the North Briton Office Description8vo., drop head title, 3, (1) pp., has been folded, disbound.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 […](STEPHENS, Edward) A Specimen of a Declaration against Debauchery, tendered to the Consideration of his Highnesse the Prince of Orange, And of the Present Convention of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., drop head title, light foxing, 4pp., disboundThe 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.St. Stephens Fair. “O don’t you think it a wonderful Fair.” Published London by Thos Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, printed one side as issued.My Aunt!! Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, large folio, fine hand coloured engraved illustration , text beneath, printed one side as issued.A Parliamentary Debate in Pipes’s Ground. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.Emblems of 1760 & 1780 Published London by Robt Wilkinson DescriptionBroadside, folio, mezzotint, cut close, printed one side as issued.CROMWELL, Oliver An Ordinance for continuing the Excise. Published (colop) London. Printed by Henry Hills DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut Commonwealth Arms, fine initial woodcut letter, 3, (1)pp., printed in Black letter, disbound.Catherine Warman Daughter of John Ross of the North of Scotland, was born May 1648 in the City of Berlin, in the Reigh of King Charles I. Published (London) by J.Jefferys DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 7 1/2″ x9 1/2″, engraved, printed one side as issued.The Loyal Man in the Moon. With Thirteen Cuts. By the Author of the Constitutional House that Jack Built. Published London for C.Chapple. Bookseller to His Majesty, and His Royal Highnesse the Duke of York, and J.Johnston DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustrations by Isaac Cruickshank, 28pp., disbound.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.An official manuscript order issued by the ñCommons Assembled in Parliamentî ordering the names of a number of shipwrights styled delinquents to be appointed by this Ordinance for the use of the navy at Portsmouth. Published(London) DescriptionFolio, manuscript order, written in a neat Secretary hand, 11 lines, with integral blank leaf, docketed, has been folded, […]PULTENEY, William Considerations on the Present State of Public Affairs, and the Means of Raising the Necessary Supplies. PublishedLondon for J.Dodsley and T.Cadell DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2) 52pp., disbound.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.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.“Street Toy Seller” PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.WILKES, John Manuscript of the Will and Testament of John Wilkes of Milland House, Sussex, author of ñEncyclopedia Londinensisî. PublishedNo place DescriptionLarge folio, 12 pages of text, mostly written recto only, Secretary hand, each page signed by Wilkes, some light dustiness, stitched.Manuscript headed Securities in possession of Donaldson & Glenny – assignable. Published DescriptionFolio, single leaf written recto only in a neat secretary hand in both black and red ink, together with integral blank leaf, has been folded.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 (?)An Act for the Attainder of several Persons guilty of the Horrid Murther of his late Sacred Majestie King Charles the First. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut initial letter, (14)pp., numbered 81-93, (1)pp., disbound.BURNET, Gilbert. The Life and Death of Sir Matthew Hale, Kt. Sometime Lord Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings Bench. PublishedLondon, for William Shrowsbery. DescriptionSecond edition’ 8vo., engraved portrait, small tear to blank margin of title, some light usage (14) 128 pp., contemporaray calf, recent reback.DUNDAS, Henry (first Viscount Melville). A Correct Abstract of the Tenth Report, of the Commissioners of Naval Enquiry, to which is annexed Lord Melville’s letter, Mr. Trotter’s Defence, the Commissioners Reply, &c. &c. Published London, by W. Stratford. DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 24 pp., disbound.WATSON, 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 labelsLAWSON, 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 […]CLARK, John Holy Oyle for the Lampes of the Sanctuarie: or, Scripture-Phrases Alphabetically Disposed: For the use and benefit of such as desire to speake the Language of Canaan, more especially the sonnes of the Prophets, who would attaine Elegancie and Sublimity of expressions. Published London Printed by Aug. Matthewes for Rob. Milbourne DescriptionFirst edition, […]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 […]The Report of the Committee of the House of Commons, To Whom It was referred to consider of the Humble Petitions of several Creditors and Proprietors of Principal Mony, Annuities and Shares in the Mine-Adventure of England; With the Resolutions of the House of Commons thereupon. Published London for Jacob Tonson, Timothy Goodwin, Joshua Lintott, […]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.(DRAKE, Sir William) The Long Parliament Revived: or, An Act for Continuation, and the not Dissolving the Long Parliament (callk’d by King Charles the First, in the year 1640) but by an Act of Parliament. With Undeniable Reasons deduced from the said Act to prove that the Parliament is not yet Dissolved. Also, Mr. William […]Nine Tailors making a Man! or Foreign Habits for a Native Prince. Published London by Sidebethem DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank, margins lightly browned, printed one side as issued.Work for the Bellman, or an Hue & Cry after A.B. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, minor damage at three corners and a little at lower edge, the whole laid down on a semi stiff sugar paper backing sheet.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.SLEIDAN, John De Quatuor Summis Imperiis. An Historical Account Of the Four Chief Monarchies or Empire of the World. Viz. I. The Assyrian, or Babylonian. II. The Persian. III. The Grecian. IV. The Roman, continued down to the beginning of the Reigh of the Emperor CHARLES the Fifth. Being a Relation of the most Considerable […]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 […]Albion Iron Foundry An invoice issued by the Albion Iron Foundry issued to a Mr. Elley for goods supplied. PublishedRugeley DescriptionTall folio, engraved heading, completed in manuscript, light waterstains, has been folded.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 […]The Coalition: or, an Historical Memorial of the Negotiations for Peace, between His High and Mightiness of C—-M—-t and His Sublime Excelleny of H—Y—S. With the Vouchers. Published by Authority of One of the Contracting Powers. PublishedLondon Printed for J.Hinxman DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, 23, (1)pp., ends trifle dusty, uncut, stitched as issued.There is a Salve for every Sore. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, very lightly used.Orpheus and Euridyce. Published(London) by H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured etching , printed one side.Manuscript Wine bill issued by the wine dealer -Cornelius Dutch to Hannah Munday for supply of Canary Wine, Olde Hock, Champaine &c. Published(Peckham) DescriptionSmall 4to., single sheet, written in manuscript.A Brace of Blessings. Published S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etching thought to be by Isaac Cruickshank, printed one side as issued.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, […]STANHOPE, Philip Henry, 4th Earl Stanhope. Fine Autograph Letterwritten to the Scottish writer, James Anderson Pedie on the looming Currency Crisis setting out proposals he has made to the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne. Published Chevening, near Sevenoaks DescriptionSmall folio, 23 lines (approx 250 words), holograph, written both sides, some marginal fraying, has been folded.Mss copy of the minutes of a meeting held in the West Riding Constituency of Richard Cobden in which it is resolved to support the efforts of the Financial Reformers, the extension of the electoral franchise, and the support of Richard Cobden both as their M.P. and his reforming objectives. Published Yorkshire, Description4to., 2 1/2 […](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.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., disboundWILLIAMS, 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.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 […]La Rarete de Prague. De Praagsche Rariekiek Published Amsterdam by Jan ‘T Lam naer de Copy van London by T.Cooper DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 17″ x 22″, engraving at top, letterpress beneath printed in four columns, one minor hole in blank margin, has been folded, printed one side as issued.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.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.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 […]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.(HONE, William – attrib) A Political Christmas Carol, Set to Music, To be chaunted or Sung Throughout the United Kingdom and the Dominions Beyond the Seas. By all Persons Thereunto Especially Moved. Published (London) (colop) Printed by W.Hone DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (8)pp., disbound.The European Mourners : or, the Emperor’s Funeral. With Belleille’s Progress to Captivity. Published (London) Bickham Mays Buildings Covent Garden where may be had 30 more different sorts. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved , published by George Bickham Junior, later hand colouring, very good copy printed one side as issued.State 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.CHEESMAN, Abraham The Dove, with an Olive-Branch In its Mouth; or, Gods Mercy to Sinful Man. Delivered in a Sermon at Great St. Helens London, March 15 1662. By AB. CHEESMAN, A Minister Blind from his Child-hood. PublishedLondon. Printed for the Author DescriptionSole edition, 4to., some light soiling, 8pp., disboundOLD BEN (pseud) Brazena. By Old Ben of Cambridge. PublishedLondon Printed for W.Wright. (colop) W.Shackell. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., woodcut illustration within title, ends trifle dusty with some minor spotting, (2), 30pp., disbound.Mrs Figs Card Party Disturbed Published(London) T. Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank after Woodward, cut close on three sides to line border, printed one side.LANCASTER, Joseph (A rare printed flyer requesting subscriptions for a proposal to establish schools in Villages & County Towns for the education of ten thousand children) – Respected Friends, The King, Queen, and Princesses, lately honored me with an audience at Weymouth, and after many enquiries respecting the mode of Education practised in my Institution, […]At the Court at St. James’s, The 29th Day of January, 1740. Present The King’s most excellent Majesty,……………………………. PublishedLondon Printed by John Baskett DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 12î x 15î, woodcut Royal Arms, fine woodcut initial letter, some light soiling, neat marginal repairs, stain into top right hand margin, has been folded with consequent light […]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 […]A North Briton Extraordinary. PublishedLondon Reprinted for W. Nicoll DescriptionFirst London printing, 8vo., some foxing and ageing, 23, (1)pp., disbound.LUFFMAN, John The Ministers. The words by John Luffman. Tune. Ally Croker Published DescriptionBroadside, 8vo., engraved with illustration at top, printed one side.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.(GRAVES, Richard) The Rout: or A Sketch of Modern Life. From An Academic in the Metropolis to His Friend in the Country. Published Printed for J.Dodsley DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., iv, 27, (1)pp., disboundThe Chelsea Monarch: or, Money Rules All. A New Court Ballad. Published London DescriptionFolio, woodcut ornament, 7, (1)pp., trifle dusty, uncut as issued.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 […](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) […]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 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.Omnium Gatherum: or, The Political Hodge-Podge. To the Tune of “Mrs Arne, Mrs Arne, It gives me Concern” Published York? DescriptionBroadside, 4to., printed in double column with central woodcut device, untrimmed as issued.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 […]Royal Amusement or Nature will Prevail Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward., printed one side as issued.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.L’Ameriquaine. Published (London) De La Cour. exc. Acc. to Act of Parlt in Katherine Street in ye Strand DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., engraved by R. White (R. White sc), plain line border, some light damage to corner, tipped onto album backing sheet.A Laudable Partnership or Souls and Bodies cured without loss of Time. Published (London) by S.W.Fores. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, paper watermarked 1794, nice copy, uncloured, printed one side as issued.A Bill To deprive Her Majesty Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of the Title, Prerogatives, Right, Privileges, and Pretensions of Queen Consort of this Realm, and to dissolve the Marriage between His Majesty and the said Queen. Published (colop) (London) Printed by W.Hone DescriptionFolio, drop head title, engraved illustrations at head, 3, (1)pp., printed in double column, […]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.(MITFORD, John) A Peep into W—-r Castle, after the Lost Mutton. A.Poem. Published London for J.Johnston DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 34pp., (without the half title), disbound.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.A substantial Manuscript Journal of almost daily thoughts of a devout Christian covering a 3 year period, together with the first two chapters of a novel titled Glendower’ by the same pen. PublishedNo Place Description4to., manuscript journal of 305 pages (approx. 85,000 words) together with tale Gendower’, 33 pages (approx. 10,000 words) written throughout in […]Lodgings to Let PublishedLondon by J.L.Marks DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., overall 7î x 8 1/2î, hand coloured engraving, 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.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.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.Manuscript headed ñInvoice of Powder Flasks shipped on board of the John Bull for Singapore to and on account of……….î including a letter of instruction addressed to ñMy Dear H.K.î Published(Birmingham?) Description4to., written one side of leaf in one hand, with integral blank leaf, half torn away, has been folded for mailingManuscript Deposition setting out the case against the Defendant, Mary Ross, for her Trespass and causing Wilful Damage to the property of the Plaintiff, Elizabeth Wakefield at her house in Handsworth (West Midlands) Published DescriptionFolio, written both sides of initial leaf (approx 500 words), written in a neat secretary hand, with integral blank leaf.[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.FRIEND, Sir John A True Copy of the Papers delivered by Sir John Freind, and Sir William Parkyns, to the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at Tyburn, the place of execution, April the 3d. 1696. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed both sides, as issued.HONE, William. Hone’s Interesting History of the Memorable Blood Conspiracy, carried on by S. MacDaniel, J. Berry, J. Egan, and J. Salmon, Thief-Takers, and their Trials and Sentences, in 1756, for procuring two boys to commit a robbery, in order to get the reward for their conviction, and obtaining an innocent lad to be executed, […](RAISSON, H.N.) Cordon Bleu. Nouvelle Cuisiniere Bourgeoise, redigee et mise par ordere alphabetique par Mademoiselle Marguerite. Published Paris, a la Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret. DescriptionNinth edition, augmented, 16mo., woodcut frontispiece, 192 pp., minor spotting, contemporary half calf, light wear.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.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 Times,or 1768. Pl.2. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, 10″ x 15″, etched, with verse in triple column beneath, 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.PRADT, Dominique Dufour de Antidote au Congres de Rastadt, ou Plan d’un Nouvel Equilibre Politique en Europe. Par l’Auteur des Considerations sur la France. Published Londres (ie. Paris) DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., half title, xxiv, 302, (2)pp., full contemp. French mottled calf, some surface wear and also wear to top of full gilt spine.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 Irish Stubble Goose, with scarce a Feather left. Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, light usage, has been folded, printed one side.A Dandy put to his last Chemisette or prepairing for a Bond Street lounge. Published (London) by S. W .Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Isaac Cruickshank, cut close, has been removed from a scrap album, printed one side.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.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, […]FLETCHER, John The last Check to Antonomianism. A Polemical Essay on the Twin Doctrines of Christian Imperfection and a Death Purgatory. By the Author of the Checks. Published London by R.Hawes, And Sold at the Foundery, and by J.Buckland. DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., some minor usage, contemp. calf, neatly rebacked to match.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.SUTTON, Robert Manuscript Credentials, written in Latin, to enable Robert Sutton, Second Baron Lexington, visit Denmark on Affairs of SDtate. Published(London?) DescriptionFolio, single leaf, 23 lines written one side in Latin in a legible hand, verso docketed, has been folded.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.(DEFOE, Daniel) A New Test of the Church of England’s Loyalty and Church Loyalty Compar’d. Published(London) DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., 32pp., disbound.When you are an Anvil hold you still. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, slightly thumbed,good margins.Debates on Palmistry From an Original Sketch in Oil by Hogarth, in the Possession of Mr. Saml. Ireland. Etched by Jos. Haynes Pupil to the late Mr. Mortemer. Published(London) Published as the Act directs DescriptionOblong folio, overall 14î x 12î, etching by Joseph Haynes, some light foxing, the whole laid down on stiff card.LOCK, Emily Autograph Letter written on behalf of Princess Christian to Mrs Haly thanking her for sending the lines about her brother which ñmuch interests the Princessî PublishedCumberland Lodge, Windsor Description8vo., 8 lines written in a neat sloping hand, written recto, with integral blank leaf.Sir John Falstaff in the Buck Basket. Published for John Bowles and Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by C. Grignion after Hayman, printed one side as issued.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.(Bryant, William Cullen) The African Chief. Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, sm 8vo., overall 120 x 145mm, (4 1/2 x 5 1/2), decorative border, double column text, the whole printed in Gold, on semi stiff card which shows evidence on the verso of having been removed from a scrap album.(BUTEL-DUMONT, George M.) Histoire et Commerce des Colonies Angloises, dans l’Amerique septentrionale, o l’on trouve l’_tat actuel de leur population, & des d_tails curieux sur la constitution de leur gouvernement, principalement sur celui de la Nouvelle-Angleterre, de la Pensilvanie, de la Caroline, & de la G_orgie. Published Londres, chez Le Breton, desaint, Pissot & Lambert […](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.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.COLEY, Henry Merlinus Anglicus Junior: or the Starry Messenger, For the Year of our Redemption, 1692. Published London by John Heptinstall Description12mo., part printed in red and black, some light waterstains, (48)pp., disbound.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 […]TOWNSEND, John Estate and Canal Office. Proprietary Shares in the Grand Junction, Leeds and Liverpool, Kennet and Avon, Lower Medway, and all other Canals; in the Imperial and Globe Insurance Offices, the New Commercial and Surry Rail Roads, and in the West India and London Dock Companies, Bought and Sold By Private Contract. Agency Business, […]Gedenkwaardige Uitzetting van Louis van Brunswyk (translates as “Memorable Expulsion of Louis Brunswick”) Published Amsterdam? DescriptionBroadside, 4to., engraved with letterpress verse beneath, tipped onto album sheet.(CHALMERS, George – abridged by Henry Mackenzie) The Life of Thomas Paine. Published (Edinburgh) Description8vo., engraved portrait, drop title, 18pp., disbound.PITT, William the Younger & BURROUGHS, William. An interesting Manuscript Note written by William Pitt to the Irish M.P. William Burroughs during the Debate on the Duke of Atholl’s Compensation Bill in 1805 on the question of the Duke’s rights over lost revenues from the Isle of Man, together with William Burroughs’s footnote. Published (London?) […]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.Fairburn’s List of all the Members returned to serve in the New Parliament, 1818. Published (London) Printed and Published by John Fairburn Description8vo., drop head title, 8pp., remains of stitching, untrimmed as issued.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.A Messieurs des Estats. Published (Paris?) Description8vo., drop head title, 8pp., stitched 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, […]
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