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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- Some Thoughts upon a Bill for General Naturalization: Addressed to Those of all Denominations who act upon Whig-Principles. Published London DescriptionSole edition, folio, fine woodcut ornament within title, 8pp., light usage, as issued but has been folded.CHARLES II By the King a Proclamation Commanding the immediate Return of all His Majesties Subjects who are in any Foreign Seminaries, and Forbidding Relief to be sent to them. Published London DescriptionBroadside, in two sheets, folio, printed in black letter, one side as issued.A True Copy of the Papers Delivered by Mr. Rob. Chernocke, Mr. Ed. King, Mr. Th. Key, To the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, at Tyburn, the Place of Execution, March 18th 1695/6. Published (colop) London DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed both sides as issued. Wing T2654
CALLING OUT THE MILITIA TO HELP DEFEAT PRINCE CHARLES AT THE FINAL BATTLE OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR - BATTLE OF WORCESTERAn Act Concerning the Militia’s in the respective Counties within this Common-Wealth. Published London DescriptionBroadside, large folio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms, lightly aged, printed one side, untrimmed as issued.WYNDHAM, William A Fine & Extensive Autograph Letter written to an unnamed recipient requesting information about the long delayed and disastrously handled delivery of arms to the Royalist Army in the Vendee region of North West France during the Vendee War. Published London Description4to., 3 pages (approx 380 words), holograph, blank fourth page docketed, has […]CHALLONER, Neville Butler. Manuscript Account of the well known Harpist fulfilling an engagement by a Mr. M. to perform at a weekend party at or near Northampton Published Northampton and London DescriptionFolio, 4pp., written in a very neat legible hand, approx 1200 words, trifle dusty, has been folded.All the Letters, Memorials, and Considerations, Concerning the offered Alliance Of the Kings of England and France, To the High and Mighty Lords, The States of the United Netherlands, According to the several Times when they were delivered: With Considerations on the said Alliance, and also Reflections on the said Considerations. Faithfully Translated from the […]Charles II By the King. A Proclamation For Publishing the Peace between His Majesty and The King of Denmark. Published In the Savoy DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, woodcut arms, lightly aged, printed one side as issued, has been folded.(Bryant, William Cullen) The African Chief. Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, sm 8vo., overall 120 x 145mm, (4 1/2 x 5 1/2), decorative border, double column text, the whole printed in Gold, on semi stiff card which shows evidence on the verso of having been removed from a scrap album.
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- The Order in Council, or November 6, 1832. (Laying an Embargo on Dutch Vessels and their Cargoes,) considered in reference to Cap. 48, and 49 of Magna Charta. Published for the benefit of the relations of the killed and maimed Dutch soldiers at the siege of the Antwerp Citadel. Published London: W. Molineux, DescriptionFirst edition, […]Prospectus of the Formation of a Topographical Society. Published Broadway, Printer, Gilmour (Middle Hill Press) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., printed one side, with an integral blank leaf, as issued.Derby Union Book Society. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 5″, woodcut border, some light usage , printed one side as issued.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.A Northern Ass. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., 9″ x8″, 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.F.,S. Mr. Toland’s Clito Dissected and Fuller’s Plain Proof of the True Mother of the Pretended Prince of Wales. Made out to be no Proof. In Two Letters from a Gentleman in the Country to his Friend in London. Published London. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., peper lightly aged, (8), 32pp., disbound.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 issuedAn Act for the Exportation of several Commodities of the Breed, Growth and Manufacture of this Commonwealth At the Parliament begun at Westminster the 17th day of September, An. Dom. 1656 PublishedLondon Printed by Hen. Hills and John Field DescriptionFirst printing, folio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms, lightly aged, (2), 10pp., disbound.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.The Smuglers PublishedLondon Published by R.Sayer DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 10î x 11î, engraved by V. M. Picot after Barrolet, printed one side as issued.MACARTNEY, George Autograph Letter written to the Bookseller Dodsley? ordering a set of the newly published Hawksworth edition of Dean Swift’s Works. PublishedWhitehall DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., written in a neat sloping hand, holograph, laid down on backing sheet.It is a rule in law (as it now stands) that a Layman can’t prescribe in non decimando (that is) if a Layman has lands which have never paid Tythes within the memory of man, yet he is not therefore discharged, unless he pays some composition or modus in lieu of Tythes. [first paragraph of […]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.BROMLEY, Thomas The Way to the Sabbath of Rest or the Souls Progress in the Work of the New Birth. To which are now added, Two Discourses of the Author, never before Printed, viz. The Journeys of the Children of Israel, as in their Names and Historical Passages, they Comprise the great and gradual Work […]HUTTON, MATTHEW An Interesting Autograph Letter written most likely to Thomas Sprat, Dean of Westminster responding to a request for information from within his own collection on the subject of Registra Zouch. 1343. Published Ayhno Description4to., single sheet written one side in a neat holograph hand, 16 lines.PROCTOR, Bryan Waller (alias Barry Cornwall). Manuscript poem of 8 lines – first line ñSleep On, the world is Vainî. Signed ñB. Cornwallî. Published (London) DescriptionSingle leaf, 12mo., written on headed note paper (from 32 Weymouth Street, Portland Place W), tipped onto remains of album leaf.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.The Freemasons Surpriz’d, or the Secret Discover’d. A True Tale from a Mason’s Lodge in Canterbury. Published London, Printed for Robt. Sayer DescriptionBroadside, engraved, oblong folio, poem printed beneath in triple column, some ageing, laid down on thick card.HILL, Matthew Davenport Speech of M.D.Hill, Esq. M.P., in the House of Commons, on Wednesday, June 12, 1833, on the Dwelling-House Robbery Bill. (Extracted from the Mirrpr of Parliament, Part CCXXXI) Published (colop) London by W.Clowes DescriptionFirst separate publication, sm 8vo., drop head title, 4pp., disbound.A Charming Manuscript Common-Place Book of Original Lyric Verse containing 87 poems each adorned with charming pen and ink drawings and a few with attractive watercolour all relative to the text. Published No place Description4to., Manuscript written throughout in a neat hand imitating type face, 120 pages with numerous pen and ink drawings, some attractive […]PHILLIPS, Edward Theatrum Poetarum Anglicanorum. Containing The Names and Characters of all the English Poets, from the Reign of Henry III to the close of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. By Edward Phillips, the Nephew of Milton. First Published in 1675, and now Enlarged By Additions to Every Article from Subsequent Biographers and Critics. (Volume […]Uain Glory. A Pretty Independent Print. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.ELLIS, John A Defence of the Thirty Nine Articles of the Church of England. Published London. Printed for H. Bonwicke, T. Goodwin, M. Wotton, S. Manship, and B. Tooke DescriptionFirst English translation, 8 vo, (4) 139 (1) pp., light stain along lower margin of most leaves (not intrusive), in contemp. calf.Wood Street Compter. On the east side of Wood Street, stood this Prison pertaining to the Sheriffs of London, built in the Mayorality of Sir Samual Strange Knt. Sir John Smith, & James Edwards Esqr. being then Sheriffs 1670. Published(London) Publish’d Jany 1 1793 by N.Smith DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., engraved, light usage, printed one side […]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.BEVERIDGE, Henry. An interesting and detailed Autograph Letter in which Beveridge sets out the spelling and origin of various North Indian Tribes such as the ñGukkarsî or ñGakkarsî and the ñKhilgeesî or ñGilgeesî. PublishedSquires Mount Hampstead (London) Description8vo., 2 pages, (approx 250 words, holograph, with integral blank leaf, 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.Manuscript Headed ñArthur Henry Hallams Remains. Tennysonî being an early Critique of Romantic Verse. PublishedNo place Description8vo., 8 pages, (approx 1000 words), written in a neat sloping hand, ends trifle dusty.“Begone Dull Care” Idem Graece Redditum 29 Nov. 1834 Published Description8vo., 2 leaves integral, with poem written in English on verso of first leaf and translation into Greek on recto of second leaf untrimmed as issued.Awful Conflagration of the Tower of London. By Fire. Last Night, about 11 o?clock, a dreadful Fire broke out in the Tower of London, destroying all the Armoury and other property to the amount of 800,000. Published J.Tomlinson, Printer. DescriptionBroadside, folio, partly printed in bold blank, printed in double column, laid down on semi-stiff backing […]COLE, Edward William Manuscript Notebook containing a miscellany of poems, notes and letters. Published (Bermondsey?) Description8vo., 40 pp., entirely holograph, bound in limp calf, warped.Taunton Election Extract from a New Farce, Lately come out, and Played with the greatest possible Success, among the Western Potwallers, called ñGaining A Footingî Published (colop) Wilton, H.B.Shillibeer, Printer. Description12mo., drop head title, 8pp., as issued, spine portion reinforced.(STEPHENS, Edward) A Specimen of a Declaration against Debauchery, tendered to the Consideration of his Highnesse the Prince of Orange, And of the Present Convention of the Nation Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., drop head title, light foxing, 4pp., disboundPINNIGER, J.F. Manuscript Volume containing the text of 15 Sermons preached in Wiltshire. Published “Wiltshire” Description8vo., 203 pages, (approx 50,000 words), written throughout in one neat hand, bound in half black morocco, now worn with most of backstrip absent.BURKE, Edmund Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. On Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies. Published London for J.Dodsley DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., some dustiness and light foxing to ends, 112pp., disbound.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.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, […]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.Musical Circulating Library, No. 20 Titchborne Street, Piccadilly, and Bow Church Yard, Cheapside. Published(colop) (London) Harjette and Savill, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., very fine copy, printed one side as issued.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.(WILKES, John) Fine Autograph Letter written to the M.P. John Trevanion on the question of his proposal for membership of the Sublime Society (ie. The Beefsteak Club) of Joseph Jekyll. M.P. for Calne. Published(London). Princes Court DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., 17 lines (approx 190 words) holograph (but not signed), evidence of having been removed from […]The Man wot Drives the Sovereign Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured engraving, laid down on backing sheet.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.A Catalogue of the highly valuable Collection of Prints, the property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. The fifth and last part, containing the Residue of a Series of British Portraits, among which will be found many of the first description, by Blooteling, Loggan, Hollar, White, Smith, W. Faithorne Esq. An Interesting Collection […]WATSON, William An Account of Mr. Benjamin Franklin’s Treatise, lately published, intituled, Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America; by Wm. Watson, F.R.S. (as printed in the Philsophical Transactions of the Royal Society for 1751) Published (London) Description 4to., 8 and a half pages, numbered pp 202-211, lightly aged, disbound.DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]MILLIGAN, James. Printed slip with manuscript note written to J. Wright solicitor stating that if he approves of his poems he (the author) will be glad to supply any number of sets. Published (Carlisle) Description8vo., single sheet, addressed.Manuscript Order issued on behalf of the Duke of York to the Officer Commanding the Lancashire Regiment of Militia to transfer a number of Non Commissioned Officers and Privates from the Battalion of Supplementary Militia to the Regiment and replace them via a Draft. Published Horse Guards DescriptionFolio, 2 pages written in Secretary hand, with […]Union Society Derby. To be kept Two Weeks. Fine on each week exceeding, a penny. – on lending, three pence. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 2 1/2″, woodcut border, some staining, printed one side as issued.Royal Amusement or Nature will Prevail Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward., printed one side as issued.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 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.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.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.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 […]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.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.Robin’s Royal Filters, Sole Office 163, Strand, London, Opposite the New Church. PublishedWoolwich E.Jones, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., partly printed in Black Letter, minor tear to blank top leaf hand corner, printed both sides, as issued, but has been folded.Manuscript Poem titled The awakened Conscience. Painted by W. H. Hunt. 1854.’ Published(London) Description8vo., manuscript poem of seven 8-line verses, written in a neat hand on pale blue note paper (4 pages) folded.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.SHORT Family of Dumfries A Manuscript Commonplace Book kept by a member of the Short Family of Dumfries containing a selection of poems, a Sonnet and a Song, some taken from regular Authors, some from local newspapers, and some seem to be original unpublished. Published Description4to., 45 pages, written in several hands, a few pencil […]List of Representatives in Parliament of the Borough of Plymouth. Collected from the extant Returns and other Authentic Souces; with An Annexed Description of the Character of, and Parties to the Returns, as well as of the Electors at Different Periods. Published (colop) Plymouth DescriptionLarge folio, drop head title, 4pp printed in three columns, as […]BRENTON, James. An autograph letter signed by James Brenton, to an unknown recipient. (Likely though, to be someone, perhaps a solicitor, dealing with his financial affairs) as it requests that Prize money &c that are due to his deceased son should be used to pay off some of his own outstanding debts. Published Halifax, Nova […]LEATHER, George View of the Port of Goole taken in March 1828 (together with) Plan of the Port of Goole, with the Intended Improvements. Published Goole? DescriptionLithograph View and Plan, large folio, 11″ x 14″, printed on good quality paper, has been folded with reinforcement to fold, printed one side.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.Lettera Scritta alla Signora Contessa N.N. da un Signore Inglese circa il metodo d’insegnare La Geografia Tradotta Fedelmente Dall’ Idioma Inglese. Published Lucca per Giuseppe Rocchi DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., (4), III-XV, (1)pp., printed on thick good quality paper, preserved in 19th Century decorative paper wrappers.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.PINDAR, Peter (ie Thomas Wolcot) The Lousiad, an Heroi-Comic Poem. Canto III. By Peter Pindar, Esquire. Published London for J.Evans DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., engraved plate by Thomas Rowlandson ?, (4), 43, (1)pp., disbound.Nos numerus sumus. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, engraved, minor damage to bottom leaf hand corner just affecting some letters in the word “Procaccini”, else good copy laid onto semi stiff album sheet.This Book is the Property of William & John Perry, amd belongs to the Shakespeare Circulating Library, Hight-Street, Stratford-on-Avon : when read, it is earnestly requested it may be returned, for the general Accomodation of the Subscribers. Published Stratford. Perrys, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 12mo., (4″ x 6″), woodcut illustration, woodcut decorative border, fine copy, tipped […](A New Year Handbill advertising a 17th Century French Carter) PublishedNo place (France) DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration with verse beneath, printed one side as issued.Wet Drapery Returning from the Review Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., overall 11î x 8î, hand-coloured engraving, partial crease in centre, printed one side as issued.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.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.WATSON, Rosamund Marriott. The Blind Ghost. (A Poem by Graham R Tomson) Publishedno place DescriptionFolio, two leaves, integral hand written poem of 9 four line verses, holograph, some corrections, written recto only, lower blank portion of second leaf torn away.Home’s Home Published Haines & Son DescriptionBroadsheet, folio, partly hand coloured Mezzotint, some dustiness, surface wear and early cracking, the whole laid down on album sheet.Jacob’s Return From London; or, His Ramble To Bath; as written, and deliver?d by Mr. Knight, at the Theatre-Royal, Bath. Published Printed for the BENEFIT of the CASUALTY HOSPITAL, and Sold at the Libraries; at Cye?s Printing Office ; at the Box-Lobby of the Theatre; also to be had in Bristol, of the Booksellers, and […]Downfal (of) Westminster Bridge or, My Lord in the Suds. A New Ballad. To the Tune of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury. Published n.p. n.d. DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., woodcut ornament, top right hand corner torn away, repaired and with the missing text replaced in pen facsimile, the whole lightly dusty with some creasing, […]MacGILLIVRAY, Saunders & APPLECROSS, Tom (pseud?) An Autograph letter written by Macgillivray & addressed to the Editor of the Satirist in London on the result of the Parliamentary Election for the County of Ross, and enclosing the text of a poem written and issued after the Election by the losing Tory candidate. Published Dingwall Description4to, […]Omnium Gatherum: or, The Political Hodge-Podge. To the Tune of “Mrs Arne, Mrs Arne, It gives me Concern” Published York? DescriptionBroadside, 4to., printed in double column with central woodcut device, untrimmed as issued.TAYLOR, Jeremy A Sermon Preached At the opening of the Parliament of Ireland, May 8. 1661. Before the right Honourable the Lords Justices, and the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons. Published London by J.F. for R. Royston DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (14), 45, (1)pp (without leaf A1 and final advert leaf), disbound.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, […]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.Manuscript titled “A Genuine Receipt to make the true Eau de Luce” Published No place. Description4to., 40 lines (approx 350 words) written black and red in the same hand both sides.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.INGLIS, Sir Robert Oxford. Letter from Sir. R Inglis, Bart. present M.P. to the Right Honble Sir R.Peel, Bart late M.P. for the University of Oxford. Published(Oxford?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine hand coloured lithograph illustration, with Letter Press poem beneath, printed one side as issued.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 […]High Life below Stairs. As it was represented at Cashiobury the seat of the Earl of Essex. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., 11 1/2î x 9 1/2î (plate size), plus good margins, etching by Bretherton after Orde, printed one side as issued.The Cad to the man wot drives the sovereign Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., hand coloured engraving, laid down on album leaf.(Mr Bird and Miss Snow) Published(London) by H.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, small folio, overall plate line 9î x 11î, etched and aquatint illustration, some very light early damping, printed one side as issued.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.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.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.The Loyal Man in the Moon. Published London for C.Chapple and J.Johnston DescriptionThird edition, 8vo.,13 fine woodcut illustrations by Isaac Cruickshank (one just clipped at foot by binder),, 28pp., disbound.WILD, Robert Dr. Wild’s Poem. In Nova Fert Animus, &c. Or, a New Song to an Old Friend from an Old Poet Upon the Hopeful New Parliament. Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, folio, drop head title, 4pp., disbound.A Burlesque on Mr & Mrs Clark – or the Flitch of Bacon London Published Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., 9 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, hand coloured engraving with song beneath in triple column, cut close and printed one side as issued.CAREY, Henry A Ballad by Mr. Carey Published London. Sold only by D. Wright DescriptionSingle sheet, engraved with music, written on one side, laid down on album sheet.THEOPHRASTUS JUNIOR (pseud) A Letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Moira, on the Accusations brought against His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, by Mr. Paull. With Notes Critical and Admonitory. in which The Character and Principles of Mr. Paull and Sir Francis Burdett, are examined, And their origin and tendency briefly elucidated. […]A Bold stroke for a Wife no Chicken Hazard. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving by Heath, cut close to plate line at top edge, printed one side as issued.A Sailor sitting for his Miniature. Published Pubd. Janry (1. 1807 by – scratched out) T.Tegg 111 Cheapside. – London pubd. by P.Roberts DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand-coloured engraving by Woodward, etched by Roberts, printed one side as issued.PARKER, George Mercurius Anglicanus, or the English Mercury: being a Double Ephemeris For the Year of our Lord, 1692. Heliocentrical & Geometrical, Or the Planets places and Aspects referred both to the Sun and Earth; exactly calculated from Astronomia Carolina, For the Meridian of the famous City of London…………. With Monthly Predictions thereon. Published London […]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.The Habit of a Lord Maior of the Honble Citty of London Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, large folio, engraved, printed one side with wide margins, 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 […](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.CLARK, Sir Andrew Autograph letter to B. B. Murray stating that he is unable to accept the invitation to the Chamber of Commerce where he would have given his thanks for the outstanding success of the Bechuanaland Expedition under the command of Sir Charles Warren. PublishedWar Office Description4to., 3 pages (approx 200 words), holograph, with […]SELDEN, John Manuscript invoice issued to James Smart to a half years Sellery for killing Rats and mice Published DescriptionSingle sheet small oblong 4to., written one side.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.A Table of the several Tolls appointed to be taken at the several Turnpike Gates on the Road from Darlington to West-Auckland, from the 30th Day of April, 1808. Published (Darlington) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, printed one side, with figures in five columns, untrimmed as issued.Victoria in Four Acrostics. Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., edged in black, has been folded, printed one side as issued.Reflections on the Letter to Dr. Waterland, and the Defence of it. Published London for J.Watts DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 34pp., disbound.La Loire Frigate: Or, Yeo! Yeo! Published (London) Printed and Sold by J.Jennings. No. 15 Water-lane, Fleet Street DescriptionBroadsheet, tall slim 12mo., fine woodcut illustration of a frigate, printed one side, laid down on still card.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.Manuscript 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.Spencers Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, some light soiling, neat repair, printed one side as issued.The Unfortunate Discovery. Published London Printed for & Sold by Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor early damping, printed one side as issued.PIERCE, Thomas The Sinner Impleaded In his own Court. Wherein are Represented The Great Discouragementgs from Sinning, which the Sinner receiveth from Sin itself. Whereunto is added the Grand Characteristick whereby a Christian is to be known. PublishedLondon Printed for Richard Royston DescriptionSecond edition, (enlarged), 12mo., half title, fine woodcut illustration within title, woodcut illustration, […]The Original Manuscript Minutes of the Meeting under the chair of the Duke of Beaufort for a ñProposed Canal from the City of Bristol to join the Wilts & Bath Canal at or near Foxham in Wiltsî. PublishedBristol? DescriptionFolio, 3 pages written mostly in one hand with numerous crossings out & insertions, docketed.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.SOUTHCOTT, Joahana The Trial of Joanna Southcott, During Seven Days, which commenced on the Fifth, and Ended on the Eleventh, of December, 1804. At the Neckinger House, Bermondsey, near London. PublishedLondon by S. Rouseau, and sold by E. J. Field, also W. Symonds, and The Miss Eveleighs DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., some neat annotations, one leaf […]Pickled Cucumbers PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.WATSON, Rosamund Marriott In the Rain (A poem by Graham R Tomson) Publishedno place DescriptionFolio, single leaf, manuscript poem of 8 verses, holograph, written one side.(WOLCOT, John) Peter and Aesop, A St. Giles Eclogue. Published Printed for Murray and Highley, J.Harding, and V.Griffith by Davis, Wilks and Taylor DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title , vii, (1), 38, (2)pp., disbound.(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.Mss copy of the minutes of a meeting held in the West Riding Constituency of Richard Cobden in which it is resolved to support the efforts of the Financial Reformers, the extension of the electoral franchise, and the support of Richard Cobden both as their M.P. and his reforming objectives. Published Yorkshire, Description4to., 2 1/2 […]WARD, Samuel. The Happinesse of Practice. Published London for John Marriot and John Grismand DescriptionñSecondî edition, 8vo., (8), 24, 27-42, 41-46, (2)pp., disbound.If you’d know who this is, Read. Published (London) Drwn, Etchd & Pub by Dighton, Jun DescriptionSingle sheet, 4 3/4″ x 9 1/2″, hand coloured, has been laid down on album sheet.An Act For making and maintaining a Railway or Tramroad from Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwick to Moreton-in-Marsh in the County of Glocester, with a Branch to Shipston-upon-Stour in the County of Worcester Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 56, (2)pp., docketed, disbound.Love Laughs at Locksmiths. Published London Designed and Pubd. by T.Rowlandson DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, hand coloured etching by Thomas Rowlandson, 3 very small surface scuff marks, lightly aged, printed one side as issued.A Leg of Lamb. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward, some light usage, printed one side as issued.The Laugh – Bubs complements to Ralffo. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issuedCATCOTT, 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, […]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.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.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, […]Stedall’s Patent Scolecothic Ventilator to Cure all Smoky Chimneys caused by Wind, also a Cheap and Efficient Mode of Ventilating all Rooms, Buildings, &c. That Require a Circulation of Air. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, tall slim folio, fine woodcut illustrations, cut close at outer edge, printed one side, has been folded for mailing.HASTINGS, Theophilus (7th Earl of Huntington) Autograph Letter written to Mr. Leneve at the Herald’s Office giving account of his Norman Ancestry, and requesting in return for any information on his ancestral branch at Gessing in Normandy. PublishedDonnington Description4to., single page, 17 lines (approx 200 words), holograph, with integral leaf containing address, docket, Bishop post […]Cherrycomb & Silvertail: A Tragedy in 2 Acts, by A.M. Being A Pager from the Log of the Good Ship Nile Containing the only true account yet published of the Lives, Loves & Adventures of Cherrycomb & Silvertail. London, Routledge Warne & Routledge. SOLD HERE. Published Lavars, Litho DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, printed in colours on […]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.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.A manuscript commonplace book of love poems. Published Cornwall (variously Liskeard, Devonport and Calstock) DescriptionQuarto, 80 pp., written in one legible hand throughout (except possibly for the last couple of pages), bound in quarter black roan morocco over marbled boards, a chunk missing from the backstrip and the boards a little rubbed and worn.MONTGOMERY, James The Stranger and his Friend. Composed for a Ladies Bazaar. Published (Leeds?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., with embossed decorative border, printed on pale blue paper one side, but with integral blank leaf, small tear at corner, as issued.La Rarete de Prague. De Praagsche Rariekiek Published Amsterdam by Jan ‘T Lam naer de Copy van London by T.Cooper DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 17″ x 22″, engraving at top, letterpress beneath printed in four columns, one minor hole in blank margin, has been folded, printed one side as issued.FAULKNER, John A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poetry, Epigrams, Anecdotes, Riddles, &c., some prose pieces and an interesting collection of articles taken and copied from Newspapers and Magazines from the Northern part of England. Published Manchester area? Description8vo., 367 pages written throughout in one neat sloping hand, two thirds of the pages containing the Newspaper […]The City Tonsor Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved, laid down on album sheet, water staining to corner of album sheet only.The Lyon in Love, or the Political Farmer. An Aesopian Tale, Applicable to the present Times. Published (London ) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraving with verse beneath, light usage, printed one side as issued.An Act against Clandestine Running of Uncustomed Goods, and for more Effectual Preventing of Frauds relating to the Customs. Published London by John Baskett, And by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, Deceased. DescriptionFolio, title leaf, plus pp239-258, disbound.WIGAN, Eleazar Eleazar Wigan Writing Mr. At the Hand and Pen on Great Tower Hill. London Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved by John.Sturt after John Closterman, fine copy neatly tipped one edge onto backing sheet.STANHOPE, William (Lord Harrington) Fine autograph letter written to the Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, in which he forwards dispatches received from the Prime Minister’s brother Horatio Walpole in The Hague, and forwards copy of a letter he has written to the French envoy on the important subject of the Peace Treaty for Walpole’s approval or […]“Gilbert our Macaroni from Bow” Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., stipple engraved, with line border, printed one side on thick paper.The Conference. Instructions Given to Sir Robert Ladbroke, Knt. William Beckford, Esq; the Right Hon. Thomas Harley, Esq; and Barlow Trecothick, Esq; REPRESENTATIVES of the City of London: By their Constituents. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved illustration at top, letter press text beneath, has been folded, printed one side as issued, but cut in lower leaf […]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 manuscript bill issued to a Mr. Morgan for meals and other services provided at the West Gate House Inn, Newport, Monmouthshire. PublishedNewport (Monmouthshire) DescriptionSingle sheet, written in one hand, has been folded, some soiling.(Halifax, George Savile) The Ladys New-Years-Gift: or, Advice to a Daughter, under these following Heads: viz. Religion, Husband, House, Family and Children, Behaviour and Conversation, Friendship, Censure, Vanity and Affection, Pride, Diversions. Published Printed for D.Midwinter DescriptionEighth edition exactly corrected, 12mo., engraved portrait, some light usage, (4), 139, (1)pp., handsomely bound in full contemporary panelled […]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.MILNER, Isaac A long and detailed Autograph Letter in which he expands on his chemical experiments where he discovers that it is air and not water that causes oxidation of lead and describes experiments to produce a tincture of sulphur to identify lead in other substances. Published Deanery (Carlisle) Description4to., 4 pages, (approx 500 words), […](RAISSON, H.N.) Cordon Bleu. Nouvelle Cuisiniere Bourgeoise, redigee et mise par ordere alphabetique par Mademoiselle Marguerite. Published Paris, a la Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret. DescriptionNinth edition, augmented, 16mo., woodcut frontispiece, 192 pp., minor spotting, contemporary half calf, light wear.Considerations on a Memorial of the Dutch East-India-Company to the States General. Humbly Offered to Parliament. Published (coliop) (London) Those Considerations are to be had at the Bible and Crown in Lombard Street, DescriptionFolio, drop head title, colophon imprint cropped showing only the top half of the line, 4pp., fine copy, disbound.FRANKLIN, Benjamin A Letter from Dr. Franklyn, F.R.S. to the Astronomer Royal; containing an Observation of the Transit of Mercury over the Sun, November 9th 1769: By John Winthrop, Esq; F.R.S. Hollisian Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Cambridge, New England. Published (London) DescriptionFirst printing, single leaf 4to., printed both sides, page numbered (51-2), […](CHALMERS, George – abridged by Henry Mackenzie) The Life of Thomas Paine. Published (Edinburgh) Description8vo., engraved portrait, drop title, 18pp., disbound.WRIGHT, William Aldis Letter from William Aldis Wright to E. L. Lushington concerning the first publication of Edward Fitzgerald’s correspondence. Published (Trinity College, Cambridge) Description8 vo., 3 pages, holograph, approx. 250 words, complete with original mailed envelope & postmark dated 1889.L’Assemblee Nationale,- or – Grand Cooperative Meeting at St. Ann’s Hill. Respectfully Dedicated to the admirers of a “Broad Bottomed Administration” Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Starke after Gilray, light usage, has been folded, neat repair to top margin, printed one side.Addams, Transported in the Year, 1763. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., engraved, lower margin neatly reinforced, printed one side as issued.A Declaration of the Parliament of England, Of their just Resentment of the Horrid Murther perpetrated on the Body of Isaac Dorislaus, Doctor of the Laws, their Resident at the Hague, on the 12th of May, 1649. Published (colop) London, printed for Edward Husband DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut Commonwealth Arms, fine woodcut initial […]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.Lodgings to Let PublishedLondon by J.L.Marks DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., overall 7î x 8 1/2î, hand coloured engraving, printed one side.
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 […]Birmingham-Balls PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 8″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.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.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.(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., disboundWellesley, Richard Colley. Autograph Letter written to to Lord Liverpool on Parliamentary matters, but particularly pressing for all assistance to be given to Brigadier General Bonham in his Parliamentary career. Published Apsley House, (London) Description4to., 1 1/2 pages, holograph. Richard Colley Wellesley (1760-1842) Governor-general of India and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, elder brother of the […]Radcliffe, John – Editor Bibliotheca Chethamensis: sive Bibliothecae publicae Mancuniensis Ab Humfredo Chetham Armigero fundatae Catalogus exhibens Libros in Varias Classes pro Varietate Argumenti Distributos. Published Mancunii. Excudebat J.Harrop & Henricus Smith DescriptionFirst edition, 3 vols., 8vo., engraved portrait, very fine set, handsomely bound in full early 19th Century polished calf, gilt line border by […]The Ganders addressing the Lion, to have the Elephant remov’d. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, overall 11″ x 15″, engraved hand coloured illustration with poems beneath printed in parallel double column, the whole laid down on backing sheet.Terrae Filius Number 1. To be continued every Thursday. Price Three Pence. Thursday, March 15. Published (colop) London for J.Wilson and J.Fell, Sold by Mr Jackson at Oxford, Messrs Fletcher and Hodson, Cambridge. DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 6pp., has been folded with light dust line across fold, as issued.Making a Sailor a Free Mason Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, etched by Piercy Roberts, printed one side as issued.Lists of the Officers and their Deputies, belonging to the Several Courts in Wesdtminster-Hall, and elsewhere: with the Lists, Accounts, and Tables of Fees claimed by them: Which were presented to the House of Commons, Pursuant to their Order of the 4th Day of March 1730. Published London for Richard Williamson DescriptionFolio, light early waterstains, […]The Men in the Moon: or, the “Devil to Pay”. With Thirteen Cuts. The Mirror of the Times. Published London printed (for the Author) and sold by Dean and Munday DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 13 fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (24)pp., disbound.Non Term Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured Aquatint by Wm. Mason (plate size 6″ x 7″), printed one side as issued.Jarrett’s Improved Embossing Press, as Exhibited at the Crystal Palace, Hyde Park. Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., woodcut illustration, printed one side as issued.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.LANCASTER, Joseph. Publishing by Subscription, By J.Lancaster, A Spelling Book, on a beautiful Type, and New Plan, that 500 Children may be taught To Read from One Book, Instead of 500, as usually required for the same purpose; For the Use of Schools, 5s. Published(London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., fine copy, printed one side as issued.Armenian Cement. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., 22 lines (approx 220 words), written one side in a neat sloping hand.SYMMER,. Andrew Manuscript Report written by the newly appointed King’s Agent for the Turks Islands on the dislocation of Trade caused by the British Government having closed the West Indian ports to French and Spanish shipping. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle leaf, large 4to., 47 lines, (approx 400+ words), written both sides, holograph.ROBERTS, Thomas Facts for the consideration of the Religious and Humane British Public, assembled on the 1st of August to celebrate the Emancipation of the Negro Slaves in the BRITISH WEST-INDIA COLONIES Submitted by the Rev. Thomas Roberts, Baptist Minister, Bristol. Published H.Meyler, Printer DescriptionBroadside, folio, slight marginal splitting at fold, printed one side as […]PRATT, John Jeffreys. (Lord Camden) Autograph Letter address to Bishop requesting information on the state of health of William Pitt the Younger who was at that time on his death bed, and died three days later. Published Description8vo., written both sides, holograph. Signed Camden.WYNDHAM, William A Fine & Extensive Autograph Letter written to an unnamed recipient requesting information about the long delayed and disastrously handled delivery of arms to the Royalist Army in the Vendee region of North West France during the Vendee War. Published London Description4to., 3 pages (approx 380 words), holograph, blank fourth page docketed, has […](SAMBOURNE, S?) The Poetic guide to Clifton, Bristol, and Neighbourhood; with Historical Notes, Legends and Tales. By a visitor of Clifton. Published Bristol: C.T. Jefferies, Printer. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., half title, 56 pp., errata slip, original printed and illustrated blue paper decorated semi-stiff boards, some surface rubbing.DURFEY. Thomas A Song in the last Act of the Modern Prophets written by Mr. Durfey Sung by Mr. Pack. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved music with libretto, lightly dusty, has been folded, cut close, inner margin reinforced where it was at some time bound with other items, printed one side, but with a manuscript […]TOWNSEND, John Estate and Canal Office. Proprietary Shares in the Grand Junction, Leeds and Liverpool, Kennet and Avon, Lower Medway, and all other Canals; in the Imperial and Globe Insurance Offices, the New Commercial and Surry Rail Roads, and in the West India and London Dock Companies, Bought and Sold By Private Contract. Agency Business, […]A most interesting and useful Scrap Book containing several hundred Newspaper Cuttings all related to the subject of Crime between 1828 and 1833 Published London &c. DescriptionLarge 4to., 274 pages of mounted cuttings, possibly missing a couple of leaves at the end, half calf, spine worn, lacks rear board and front board detached.The Siege of St. Quintin. Published (London) by W.N. Jones DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, 20″ x 8 1/2″, hand coloured engraving by Williams, has been folded, printed one side.The Old Man, his Son, & his Ass. Published (London) Printed for T.Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard.. John Bowles & Son at the Black Horse in Cornhill DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving by J.June, light soiling and usage, one neat repair, laid down on backing sheet.The Tables Turn’d. Published London by Thos. McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint illustration Designed and Etched by D.T.Egerton, some light soiling to margins, stab marks where has been bound with other pieces.A Manuscript Note written to the High Sherrif “humbly praying he will have the goodness to remember them as hath been customary at former Assizes”. Published Lincoln Castle DescriptionSingle page, oblong slim 4to., 6 lines written in one neat, legible sloping hand.A Specie of the Butterfly or Lady Bird. is known as a pretty transient insect, that glitters in Showey Gardens, delights to flutter over Young Misses and Sips from a Most Wonderful! Most Charming! Sleeping Beauty ñOh the Fascinating Joys of Loveî. Etchd from Life – behind the Scenes at D.L.Theatre. Published(London) A. Buego 38 […]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 […]An Engraved and Printed Broadside with manuscript title -îThe Address to George 2nd on Death of Frederick Prince of Walesî followed by letterpress sub title – ñHis Majesty’s most Gracious Answer.î Published(London?) Published according to Act of Parliament DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., overall 9 1/2î x 12î, engraved illustration by Dickinson, letter press text beneath, the […]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.
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