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- DOUAREN, Francois De Sacris Ecclesiae Ministeriis ac Beneficiis Libri VIII. in quibus quiucquid ad plenam Juris Pontificii cognitionem necessarium est, breuiter ac dilucide explicatum continenteur. Item, pro Libertate Ecclesiae Gallicae adversus Romanaem aulam DefensioParisiensis curriae, Ludouci XI Gallorum Regi quondam oblata. Authore Francisco Duareno Jureconsulto, & ordinario Juris ciuilis Doctore in ciuitate Biturig. Opus ab […]An Act for the Attainder of several Persons guilty of the Horrid Murther of his late Sacred Majestie King Charles the First. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title, fine woodcut initial letter, (14)pp., numbered 81-93, (1)pp., disbound.At Clifton-House-Key. For Hull and York, The Prudence, Thomas White, Master, Fitted with Eight Carriage Guns, Swivels, Close Quarters, and Men answerable, Is now Loading, and delivereth at Hull, – Takes in Goods for Ashford, Barnsley………………. Published Printed by E(lizabeth) Brooke DescriptionSingle sheet, 71/2? x 5? (19 x 13 cm), small woodcut illustration, lightly dusty, […]The Humble Petition of the Lord Major, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London in Common-Councell assembled. To the Right Honourable the Lords and Commons assembled in High Court of Parliament. With their Answer to the said Petition. Published Printed by Richard Cotes DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., woodcut border to title, 9 (1)pp., disbound.(FORREST, Theodosius) The Roast Beef of Old England. A Cantata. Published DescriptionBroadside, folio, (overall 10 1/2? x 15?) engraving after William Hogarth at top (9 1/2? x 7?) , letter press cantata in triple column separated by woodcut ornament, fine copy, laid down on backing sheet.Proclamation , made to every Man in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, this First Day of August, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Three, and in the Forty-Fourth Year of the Reign of our especially dear Son King George the Third. Published Printed for J. Asperne, Successor […]HAVERGAL, Helena. A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poems & Prose pieces collected and written by the 16 year old daughter of the Rev. Frances Havergal. Published Description4to., written throughout in a very neat hand on 176 pages, written in a quarter roan morocco, cloth sided volume, with some light wear.Awful Conflagration of the Tower of London. By Fire. Last Night, about 11 o?clock, a dreadful Fire broke out in the Tower of London, destroying all the Armoury and other property to the amount of 800,000. Published J.Tomlinson, Printer. DescriptionBroadside, folio, partly printed in bold blank, printed in double column, laid down on semi-stiff backing […]Jacob’s Return From London; or, His Ramble To Bath; as written, and deliver?d by Mr. Knight, at the Theatre-Royal, Bath. Published Printed for the BENEFIT of the CASUALTY HOSPITAL, and Sold at the Libraries; at Cye?s Printing Office ; at the Box-Lobby of the Theatre; also to be had in Bristol, of the Booksellers, and […](MEUNIER DE QUERION, Anne-Gabriel) Psaphion, ou La Courtisane de Smirne. Fragment Erotique, traduit de Grec de MNASEAS, sur un Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque du Lord B……. Ou l?on a joint Les Hommes de Promethee. Published chez Thomson Description(Second) edition, 8vo., viii, 23, (1), 103, (1), contemp. mottled calf, some rubbing.
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- Catalogue of the Books belonging to the Mercantile Library Company of Philadelphia: with a General Index of Authors; and Containing the Constitution, rules and regulations of the Association. Accompanied by a Sketch of its History. Published Philadelphia: Printed for the Company DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., xxii (11) – 182 pp., some occasional light foxing, in original […]Trap ad crucem; or the Papists Watch-word. Being an impartial account of some late informations taken before several of His Majesties Justices of the Peace in and about the City of London. Also a relation of the several fires that of late have hapened in and about the said City. Published for Publick good, and […]HONE, William. Another Article for the Quarterly Review. Published London, for William Hone. DescriptionSecond edition, 8vo., 32 pp., disbound.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.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.Carricatur Published Germany? DescriptionOblong folio, 13″ x 8″,lithograph, drawn by Gabriel Kollmann, some light wear to corners, printed one side as issued.The Review Published London Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles No 69 in St.Pauls Church Yard. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, later hand colouring, printed one side, laid into mount.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.PARRY, John Cofiant am y Diweddar Barchedig John Brown, Gweinidog yr Efengyl yn Scotland. Published Caerlleon gan W.C.Jones DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., some light dustiness and usage, woodcut ornament at foot of last page, 67, (1)pp., disbound.Love Laughs at Locksmiths. Published London Designed and Pubd. by T.Rowlandson DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, hand coloured etching by Thomas Rowlandson, 3 very small surface scuff marks, lightly aged, printed one side as issued.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.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.The Benefit of Neutrality. Published (London) by C.Goodwin DescriptionBroadside, oblong small folio, engraved, hand coloured, cut close with a couple nof marginal tears ( not serious) and light usage, printed one side.Uain Glory. A Pretty Independent Print. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.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.A Form of Prayer and Thanksgiving to Almighty God; To be used In all Churches and Chapels throughout those Parts of the United Kingdom called England Ireland, on Thursday the Thirteenth Day of January 1814, being the Day appointed by Proclamation for a General Thanksgiving to Almighty God. To acknowledge the great Goodness and Mercy […]FLETCHER, John A Second Check to Antinomianism; occasioned by A Late Narrative, In Three Letters, To the Hon. and Rev. Author. By the Vindicator of the Reverend Mr. Wesley’s Minutes. PublishedLondon Printed by W.Strahan and sold by G.Keith, E.Cabe, M.Englefield DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., half title, xi, (1), 109. (1)pp., light usage, disbound.CARLYLE, Thomas An Autograph Letter written by the artist Thomas Carlyle to unnamed suppliers requesting that if not already sent could they add to his order,a Quire of hot pressed paper, a box of colours & slides. PublishedEdinburgh Description4to., single page, holograph 10 lines written one side, docketed and folded for mailing.Uske Farmers’ Club. James Greenfield, Esq. President. The Annual Meeting is fixed to take place On Friday, the 19th of October, 1849. The following Prizes are offered for competition, viz. PublishedUske J.H.Clark, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large folio, 11î x 17î, woodcut illustration, some light ageing and discolouring, laid down on stiff board.LAWSON, John Gleanings and Expositions of Some, and but some of the more difficult places of Scriptures: Perhaps, but The First-Fruits unto a more plentifull Harvest. PublishedLondon Printed by T.R. and E.M. for Nath Webb and Will Grantham DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (8), 72pp., some foxing, in recent marbled paper wrappers.A detailed manuscript invoice issued by Josiah Presser, Coach Builder to Merrs. W. & Thos. Allen for repairs to their Coach. PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, entirely holograph, written one side with docket to verso, has been folded, with remains of post mark.Galerie de Tableaux ou Contes Nouveaux Par un Descendant de Jean Bocace. Pour Servir a l’Education du beau Sexe. PublishedA Tempe (ie. Paris) DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., engraved title, 3 erotic engraved plates by Martinet, 24pp., some usage, disbound.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.The Visor pluckt off from Richard Thompson of Bristol, Clerk, In a Plain and True Character of Him. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title,4pp., has been folded with light dust lines,disbound.GUTHRIE, George James Manuscript report in the form of a letter on the condition of a Mrs. Daniel, whom he is treating. Published Description8vo., single page, (11 lines), holograph, with integral blank leaf laid down on album sheet.Jacob’s Return From London; or, His Ramble To Bath; as written, and deliver?d by Mr. Knight, at the Theatre-Royal, Bath. Published Printed for the BENEFIT of the CASUALTY HOSPITAL, and Sold at the Libraries; at Cye?s Printing Office ; at the Box-Lobby of the Theatre; also to be had in Bristol, of the Booksellers, and […]WATTS, Isaac. The Beauties of the late Rev.d. Dr. Isaac Watts; containing the most striking and admired Passages in the Works of that Justly celebrated divine philosopher, moralist, & poet: Equally calculated for the Communication of Polite & useful knowledge, & the increase of Wisdom and Happiness. To which is added the Life of the […]DAVIES, Myles. Athenae Britannicae: or a Critical History of the Oxford and Cambridge Writers and Writings, with Those of the Dissenters and Romanists, as well as other Authors and Worthies, both Domestick and Foreign, both Ancient and Modern. Together With an Occasional Freedom of Thought, in Criticizing and Comparing the Parallel Qualifications of the most […]The 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.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 labelsMALCOLM, J.P. An Historical Sketch of the Art of Caricaturing. With Graphic Illustrations. Published London for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., engraved plates, iv, 158, (2)pp., 20th Century half red morocco, gilt.The Rival Candidates. Published (London) by W.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved from a drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, hand coloured ( probably later colouring), printed one side as issued.GRESWELL, William Parr. Annals of Parisian Typography. containing An Account of the Earliest Typograhical Establishments of Paris; and Notices and Illustrations of the most remarkable productions of the Parisian Gothic Press: compiled principally to shew its general character; and its perticular influence upon the Early English Press. Published London for Cadell and Davies, Longman and […]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.(KNOX, Vicemous – Translator and Editor) The Complaint of Peace. Translated from the Lastin of Erasmus. Published London. DescriptionFirst edition, this, 8vlo., half title, 78pp., disbound.NICOL, William. Autograph Letter to Mr Booth informing him that a mishap has occurred and that some lithographs have suffered in the hotpress from some adhesive in the ink. The most important affected are 27 (ex 160) copies of the Warkworth Hermit but they are mendable by India Ink by someone who can draw. Published […]Draft Manuscript Notes setting out the order for the Funeral Cortege for Edward Stillingfleet, late Bishop of Worcester. Published (Worcester) DescriptionFolio, single sheet, written in one hand, one side, has been folded.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.(An Irishman) The Queen that Jack Found. With Thirteen Cuts. Published London Printed and Published by Joh n Fairburn DescriptionThird edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (40)pp., disbound.CUST, J. The Speech of the Speaker of the House of Commons On Wednesday, December 2, 1761. Upon Presenting to His Majesty The Bill to enable His Majesty to make Provision for supporting the Royal Dignity of the Queen, in case She shall survive His Majesty; Which then passed the Royal Assent. Published London for […]Manuscript Deposition with Judgement, written in English, taken before Nicholas Fortescue and others on behalf of the Dowager Queen Katherine Parr against Nicholas Upton concerning the boundary of rights to fish the River Yealm in Devon, with consideration of maintenance of a weir, in the parish of Yealmpton in South Devon during the first months […]Musical Circulating Library, No. 20 Titchborne Street, Piccadilly, and Bow Church Yard, Cheapside. Published(colop) (London) Harjette and Savill, Printers. DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., very fine copy, printed one side as issued.The Robin Hood Society Published(London) by W.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., engraved, printed one side as issued.The Heir Apparent in a Disagreeable Reign. re Rain. Published(London) by Duncombe 19 Little Queen St Holburn. DescriptionBroadside, sm 8vo., 7î x 6î, hand coloured engraving by ñJoe Lisleî, printed one side as issued.BUGG, Francis A Second Summons to the City Abel, 2 Sam. 220. To deliver up Sheba, the Son of Bichri, that Man of Belial; by way of Metaphor, Alluding to the Quakers and Geo. Whitehead. And may serve for a Reply to their Answer to my Printed Sheet, stiled, The Quakers Yearly Meeting Impeached, &c. […](DEFOE, Daniel) A New Test of the Church of England’s Loyalty and Church Loyalty Compar’d. Published(London) DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., 32pp., disbound.THOMPSON, Elizabeth. (Lady Butler) A Manuscript Note recording ñThese are chiefly drawings done after joining the School of Art in 1866 & before. Some Alluded to in my Autobiography.î PublishedPlas Newydd, Nr. Ruthin Description8vo., single sheet, holograph, impressed address stamp.I…….m, rather Gapish (and) S…..o, am i! PublishedNo place DescriptionA pair of hand coloured lithograph prints, each 6 1/2î x 5 1/2î, and both laid down on backing sheets.Manuscript Headed ñArthur Henry Hallams Remains. Tennysonî being an early Critique of Romantic Verse. PublishedNo place Description8vo., 8 pages, (approx 1000 words), written in a neat sloping hand, ends trifle dusty.Lockyer & Stone. Cheap Hat, Hosiery and Flannel Warehouse, No. 36 Bridge-Street, Bristol. Published George Routh, Printer, Shannon-Court, Corn Street. DescriptionSingle sheet, small 4to., overall 5 x 7 1/2, printed one side as issued.Grubbe Family Manuscript Programmes for two performances; the first Beauty and the Beast, the second Coz and Boz, to be performed by members of the Grubbe Family at the Theatre Royal, 23 Queens Square. Published DescriptionThree sheets 8vo., written in two hands one side.HAVERGAL, Helena. A Manuscript Commonplace Book of Poems & Prose pieces collected and written by the 16 year old daughter of the Rev. Frances Havergal. Published Description4to., written throughout in a very neat hand on 176 pages, written in a quarter roan morocco, cloth sided volume, with some light wear.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.PARIS, Louis Philippe Albert D’Orleans, comte de. Les Associations Ouvrieres en Angleterre (Trades-Unions). Published Paris, Germer Bailliere. DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., some light foxing, viii, 338 pp., original quarter red cloth.A Peep at the P*v****n; or, boiled mutton with caper sauce, at the Temple of Joss. A Satirical Poem. Published London, for E. Wilson, DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustrations by Isaac Cruikshank, (2) 28 (2) pp., disbound.STUBBE, Henry A Further Justification of the Present War against the United Netherlands. Illustrated with several Sculptures Published London, Printed for Henry Hills and John Starkey DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., 5 engraved plates (2 folding), the frontispiece laid down, small impressed ex library stamps, (24), 80, 79-86, 57-136.pp., 19th Century blind tooled full calf, labels.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.BROUGHAM, Henry Peter Speech of the Right Honorable Lord Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of England, On the Second Reading of the Reform Bill, delivered in the House of Lords on the Memorable Night of Friday, the 7th October, 1831 Published London. James Cochrane and Co DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., ends trifle dusty, 69, (5)pp., stitched as […](SPANG, William) Rerum Nuper in Regno Scotiae Gestarum Historia. Seu verius Commentarius per Irinaeum Philalethen, Eleutherium (Pseudonym) Published Dantisci (Danzig but in fact Amsterdam) DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., light soiling to title page which has some marginal fraying, (14), 576, (14)pp., some light usage but overall sound in contemp. full calf (English ?), rear joint cracked […]
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.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 […]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.CLARKE, Adam A Dissertation on the Use and Abuse of Tobacco. Wherein the Advantages and Disadvantages Attending the Consumption of that Entertaining Weed, are Particularly Considered. Humbly Addressed to all the Tobacco-Consumers; but especially to those among Religious People. Published New York. Printed and Published by M’Elrath and Bangs DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., 34pp., some light […]Lists of the Officers and their Deputies, belonging to the Several Courts in Wesdtminster-Hall, and elsewhere: with the Lists, Accounts, and Tables of Fees claimed by them: Which were presented to the House of Commons, Pursuant to their Order of the 4th Day of March 1730. Published London for Richard Williamson DescriptionFolio, light early waterstains, […]Sketches of the Life of Billy Cobb, and the Death of Tommy Pain. Compiled from Original Documents, obtained in an Original Manner. With Cuts. To which is added, An Expostulatory Epistle to Mr. Hone, the Lunarian. By the Author of the Dorchester Guide. Published London Printed (for the Author) and sold by Dean and Munday […]The Tables Turn’d. Published London by Thos. McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint illustration Designed and Etched by D.T.Egerton, some light soiling to margins, stab marks where has been bound with other pieces.ENOUY, Joseph. The United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, with the adjacent parts of the Continent, from Amsterdam to Paris and Brest; Compiled from a variety of the most authentic materials by Joseph Enouy, Geogr. Published (London) by Samuel Leigh DescriptionLarge folding hand coloured engraved map, engraved by S.I. &G.Neele, preserved within the original […]M.,A. An Account of a Dream at Harwich. In a Letter to a Member of Parliament about the Camisars. Published (London) Description8vo., drop head title, 8pp., disbound.The Pay & Subsistence of his Majesty’s Land Forces on the British & Irish Establishments. Published(London) Printed for John Millan near the Admiralty Office. DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 13î x 15î, engraved by G.Child, has been folded, printed one side as issued.The Highland Visitors. Published(London) Publish’d according to Act of Parliament by J. Dubois at ye Golden Head near Cecil Street in ye Strand Jan. ye 1st 1745-6. DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, overall 17î x 11î, engraved by Van Duivel Kind after Van Guzzel, has been partly folded at some time with partial split along fold, part […]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.WOODWARD, Josiah A Sermon Preached On the 18th of April, 1692. At the Funeral Of the Reverend Dr. Anthony Walker, Late Rector of Fyfield in the County of Essex, Deceased. PublishedLondon Printed for Nathanael Ranew DescriptionSole edition, 4to., black line border tot title, lightly aged, (4), 7-29, (3)pp., recent marbled paper wrappers.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 […]Manuscript – Account of the Fisheries in River Tyne & Names of Proprietors Published(Newcastle?) Description4to; single sheet, written both sides, has been folded.HURD, George Autograph Letter written to Alan Raffin apologising for delay in responding, and enclosing a photograph (not here) PublishedThe Palace, Plymouth. DescriptionSingle sheet, holograph,written in a bold hand, one side.A Catalogue of the highly valuable Collection of Prints, the property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. The fifth and last part, containing the Residue of a Series of British Portraits, among which will be found many of the first description, by Blooteling, Loggan, Hollar, White, Smith, W. Faithorne Esq. An Interesting Collection […]The Disappointment Published DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, an etching signed T.Bob. inv et del (ie. John Collier as Tim Bobbin), one character hand coloured (modern), light usage, printed one side as issued.Manuscript Volume containing Three Parts. I. An Art Manual on the subject of perspective and colour blending based around Chevreul. II. A manuscript on the plays of Shakespeare with a Chronogical Table of Plays and notes on the subject. III A wordbook in the same hand by a practicing poet with various drafts of his […](Defoe, Daniel, or Welwood, James – both attributed) An Answer to the Late K. James’s Last Declaration, dated at St. Germains, April 17. S.N. 1693. Published Edinburgh DescriptionFirst Edinburgh edition, 4to, ends trifle dusty (2) 22 pp., disbound.History of Paul Jones, the Pirate. Published Newcastle, by W. & T. Fordyce. Description12mo., woodcut portrait vignette within title, 24 pp., disbound.MARTAINVILLE, Alphonse Louis D. Grivoisiana, ou recueil facetieux. Published Paris, chez Madame Cavanagh DescriptionThird edition, corrected, 16mo., hand coloured frontispiece, some light foxing, 160 pp., in 19th Century quarter cloth.Brown, of London Brown’s Book of Musical Trifles; containing nearly Two Hundred Popular Airs, easily arranged for Flute, Violin, Flagelot, Accordian, Cornopean, &c. &c. Published London by H.White DescriptionSole edition, sq. 8vo., engraved music, some thumbing and usage throughout, (120)pp., bound in original quarter roan morocco, some wear.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 […]Merlin, Or The British Enchanter Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, woodcut illustration, letter press beneath, tear to two corners (slight loss only- not serious), lightly dusty, printed one side as issued.The Hierarchical Skimington: or a Representation of the Ambitious and Arbitrary Views of a Party. Published (London) Sold by B.Dickenson at Inigo Jones’s Head DescriptionBroadside, engraved oblong folio, couple of short cross tears neatly repaired, printed one side as issued.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.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.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.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.An Holland Smock to be run for, by any Woman born in the County: The best Woman in three Heats. Published London for Robt. Sayer and Jno Smith DescriptionBroadside, oblong forlio, engraved by John Collett, cut close at bottom edge, printed one side as issued.DAVIDSON, W.J.M. Manuscript titled “Notes on Photography”. Published (London?) Description8vo., 93 written pages (approx. 10,500 words) written in one neat hand, bound in contemporary half black roan morocco.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.PAMPHILUS (pseud) A Sketch of a Plan for Reducing the Present High Price of Corn and other Provisions, and for Securing Plenty of Both For the Time to Come. In a Letter to a Member of Parliament. Published London Printed for M.Hingeston DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., half title, table, (4), 27, (1)p., disbound.Damien. Manufacture de Papiers Peints, Veloutes, facon, d’Angleterre & de la Chine, & Papiers nucs imitant les Haute-lisses, du Sieur Damien, Carrefour de Bussy, au coin des rues Dauphine & Mazarine, au grand Balcon de la belle Maison neuve. Published (Paris?) De l’imp. de la V.Thiboust, place de Cambrai. DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., 7″ x […]Canary-Birds Naturaliz’d in Utopia. A Canto. PublishedLondon Printed and Sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster Description8vo., 16pp., lightly used, disboundSTRODE, Sir John Autograph Letter written to ñthe Right Honorable his Majies. Commissioner of his Nameî at Lisbon advising that he has obtained a ship, the ñMarieî owned by Mr. Jacob to carry victuals to Lisbon. PublishedNo place. DescriptionFolio, single page, 7 lines holograph, signed, with integral address leaf with seal and has been folded […]Miss Blandy Now confin’d in Oxford Goal on Suspicion of Poisoning her Father. Published(London?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine uncoloured Mezzoting portrait, F.Wilson Pinxt, T.Ryley Fecit, small cross tear near top, else just lightly used, printed one side as issued.(REEVES, John) Legal Considerations on the Regency, as far as it Regards Ireland. PublishedLondon Printed for John Stockdale DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2), ii, 26, (2)pp., disbound.(COLES, Gilbert) Four Conferences Concerning I. Reading the Holy Scriptures in the Vulgar Tongue. II. Half Communion. III. Worshiping of Images. IV. The Invocation of Saints. PublishedOxford Printed at the Theater and are to be sold by Randal Taylor. Description4to., (4), 168, 179-221, (1)pp., disbound.FLETCHER, John The Reconciliation : or, An Easy Method to unite The Professing People of God, By placing the Doctrines of Grace and Justice in such a light, as to make the candid Arminians Bible-Calvanists, and the candid Calvinists, Bible-Arminians. By John Fletcher, Vicar of Madely, Salop. PublishedLondon Printed by R. Hawes DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., […]BURDETT, Francis An autograph note written to the founder of British Homeopathy with a request to dine together. Published DescriptionHand-written note, holograph, on small piece of paper, laid down on backing sheet.Manuscript volume in three parts commencing with a Dictionary of Medical Terms, followed by a Latin-English Medical Lexicon, and concluding with a section of Abbreviations & Contractions. Published Description8vo., 168 pages including a few blanks, written throughout in the same neat hand, (the final 44 pages loosely inserted at the end), handsomely bound in contemp. […]Manuscript Commonplace Book titled Scrapiana alias Joe Miller & Johnsoniana 1839.1840.1841. Published Description8vo., 104 pages written throughout in the same neat hand, nicely bound in semi-stiff straight grain red morocco, minor rubbing to extremities.(MEUNIER DE QUERION, Anne-Gabriel) Psaphion, ou La Courtisane de Smirne. Fragment Erotique, traduit de Grec de MNASEAS, sur un Manuscrit de la Bibliotheque du Lord B……. Ou l?on a joint Les Hommes de Promethee. Published chez Thomson Description(Second) edition, 8vo., viii, 23, (1), 103, (1), contemp. mottled calf, some rubbing.(DEFOE, Daniel). The True-Born Englishman. A Satyr. The Ninth Edition. With an Explanatory Preface. Published (London) Description4to., trifle dusty, small inner marginal split to title (no loss), last leaf loose with some tears to inner margin (again no text lost), (10) 60 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 […]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., disboundCLADERA, Christoval – Editor Espiritu de los Mejores Diarios Literarios que se publican en Europa. (issues 1 – 78) Published Madrid Manual Gonzalez DescriptionSecond collected edition (revised and corrected ) 4to., engraved plate, contemp. mottled calf, gilt.LAWSON, Thomas A Mite into the Treasury, Being a Word to Artists, especially to Heptatechnists, the Professors of the Seven Liberal Arts, so called, Grammar, Logick, Rhetorick, Music, Arithmetick, Geometry, Astronomy. Shewing what we own herein, being according to God and Godliness, and of God; and what we deny, proceeding from and favouring of those […]JANIN de Combe Blanche, Jean Lettre sur L’Antimephitique Published AVienne et se trouve, Chez les Principaux Libraires DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., woodcut ornament within title, small ownership stamp, lightly waterstained, minor wear, 12pp., untrimmed as issued.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.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.STONHOUSE, James The Religious Education of Children Recommended. Published London for John and Francis Rivington DescriptionThird edition, 12mo., 47, (1)pp., disbound.A Northern Ass. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., 9″ x8″, engraved, printed one side as issued.The North Star Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., 7 1/2″ x 6 1/2″, engraved, 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.Arferion a Defodau Priodas. Yn Mhlith Amryw Genedloedd y Ddaea R. Wedi ei Gyfieithu or’ Saesonaeg. Published Trefriw gan J.Jones DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., woodcut illustration within title, 16pp., disbound.BURKE, Edmund Mr. Burke’s Speech On the 1st December 1783, upon The Question for the Speaker’sLeaving the Chair, In Order for the House to Resolve Itself into a Committee on Mr. Fox’s East India Bill. Published London for J.Dodsley DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., half title, (4), 105, (1)pp., light dustiness to half title, disbound.June 17th, 1786. Sale of Books, Folio, Paper Cases, Maps, Prints, and Letter-Cases, At the Shop late Mr. Haworth’s, Grocer, in St. Mary’s-Gate, Manchester. Published (Manchester) DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., 15cm x 15cm., light stains grinning through, laid down on backing sheet.COBBET, Thomas A Practical Discourse of Prayer. Wherein is handled, The Nature, the Duty, the Qualifications of Prayer; the several sorts of Prayer; viz. Ejaculatory, Publick Private, and Secret Prayer. With the Necessity of, and Ingagements unto Prayer. Together, with sundry Cases of Conscience about it. By Thomas Cobbet, Minister of the Word at Lyn. […]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 Slumbers of Ragotin Interrupted. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etched by J. Bretherton from the drawing by Bunbury, light water stain, and lightly aged, cut slightly skew at foot, printed one side.BUGG, Francis Quakerism Anatomiz’d, by a Charge against the Quakers, with a Challenge to Richard Ashby, one of their Teachers, to come forth in their Vindication. Published(London) -1694 DescriptionSole edition, 4to., drop head title, 8pp., disbound.RUDD, Sayer A Sermon Occasioned by the Death Of the late Mr. Matthew Madden. Preached at Devonshire Square, January the 16th, 1731/32. PublishedLondon Printed for Aaron Ward DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., funerary woodcut border to title, minor waterstains, 56pp., disbound.CASTAMORE (pseud) Conjugium Languens: or, The Natural, Civil, and Religious Mischiefs Arising from Conjugal Infidelity and Impunity. By Castamore. PublishedLondon. Printed for R. Roberts DescriptionSole edition, 4to., small impressed ex library stamp, (2), 28pp (without final blank leaf), lightly dusty at end, disbound.Plenipo and the Devil! or, the Upshot of the Plot. An Infernal Poem. PublishedLondon Printed for J.Johnston DescriptionFourth edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustration within title, 28pp., disbound.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.HALL, Samuel Carter Rhymes in Council. Aphorisms Versified. 185. Published Griffith and Farran DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, leaves ruled throughout in red, (8), 64pp., original decorated grey and brown cloth, gilt.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 (?)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 […]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, […]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.BATES, Ely. Christian Politics. In Four Parts. Published London, by C. Whittingham, DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., xvi, 445 (1) pp., contemporary tree calf, full gilt spine, light wear to extremities, one joint partly cracked, label chipped.The Second Part of the Spectacles; or, Rather a Mulyiplying Glass, fitted for their use, which are not able to see with Spectacles: By the helpe whereof may be discerned many things at a distance, which are hardly to be seen otherwise, and not ordinarily taken notice of. Published London Printed by G.Bishop DescriptionSole edition, […]WILLIAMS, T. Y Cydymaith Teuluaidd, a Chyfarwyddwr I Iechyd …………… (A Companion or Guide to Health) Published Llanidoles gan T.Williams DescriptionSole edition, 12mo., minor waterstains, 48pp., disbound.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.Derby Union Book Society. Published (Derby?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4″ x 5″, woodcut border, some light usage , printed one side as issued.HUNT, Leigh Juvenilia; or, a Collection of Poems. Written between the ages of twelve and sixteen. By J.H.L.Hunt, Late of the Grammar School of Christs’s Hospital. Published London by J.Whiting DescriptionFourth edition, 8vo., engraved portrait, one engraved plate by Bartalozzi, xxiv, 215, (1)pp., disbound.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, […]Tax on Post Horses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside. large oblong folio, fine sepia tinted Aquatint illustration by Paul Sandby, printed one side as issue3d.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.Squire Minikin. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand colored engraving, fine copy printed one side as issued.(HONE, William – attrib) A Political Christmas Carol, Set to Music, To be chaunted or Sung Throughout the United Kingdom and the Dominions Beyond the Seas. By all Persons Thereunto Especially Moved. Published (London) (colop) Printed by W.Hone DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, (8)pp., disbound.The Country singing Clerk on a Sunday Published (London) by M.Darly DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., engraved , printed one side.The Great Egypyian Fortune Teller. Containing The Art of Telling Fortunes by Cards, Dice, Dominoes, Lines in the Hands, &c. &c., Judgements for the 29 Days of the Moon. The Signification of Moles. Directions to Choose a Husband by the Hair. To Know How Soon a Person will be Married. How to tell the Character […]M.,A. An Accout of a Second Dream at Harwich, Supplying all the Omissions and Defects in the First Dream. In a Letter to the same Member of Parliament, about the Camisars. Published London. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., 16pp., disbound.Caricatures, Derby Election, April, 1859. Published(Derby) Published by Bemrose & Sons. DescriptionOblong folio, 11 full page woodcut cartoons, (artist unknown), in original semi stiff printed wrappers, cloth reinforced spine, some light dustiness and usage.HOME, Sir Everard Autograph letter written to Dr. Johnson of Bristol on his election to the Royal Society and saying that some of the Council have proposed an improvement to the names of the leech Glossopora. Also says that he will be glad to see the drawings of the Specimens of Clavicles for his father’s […]WISNER, Benjamin B. Memoirs of the late Mrs Susan Huntington, of Boston, Mass. With an Introductory Essay, and an Original Poem, By James Montgomery. PublishedGlasgow Printed for William Collins (&c) DescriptionFirst Glasgow edition, 8vo., half title, engraved portrait, xxxv, (2), 26-487, (5)pp., untrimmed copy in original quarter red cloth, board sides, paper label, now rubbed […]DURHAM, James. The Dying Man’s Testament to the Church of Scotland; or A Treatise concerning Scandal. Divided into Four Parts. 1. Concering Scandal in the general. 2. Concerning Publick Scandals, or, Scandals as they are the object of Church-censures, and more particularly as they are in practice. 3. Concerning Doctrinal Scandals, or scandalous errors. 4. […]Peter Pindar, Jun (pseud) Three R—-l Bloods; or, A Lame R—–t, A Darling Commander, and a Love-Sick Admiral. A Poem by Peter Pindar, Jun. PublishedLondon Published by E.Wilson DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 27, (1)pp., disbound.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.Manuscript plan of the Naval Battle at Kinburn in the Crimean War. PublishedNo place DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong folio, 13î x 8î, pen and black ink with a few parts in red ink, has been folded.(Staunton, William & Matthew Holbeche Bloxam) Notices of the Churches of Warwickshire. Under the superintendence of the Architectural Committee of the Warwickshire Nat, Hist and Arch Society. Published Henry T Cooke DescriptionFirst edition 2 vols in 1, Roy. 8vo., tinted lithograph plates, with tissue guards, handsomely bound in full dark green morocco, gilt, a.e.g. by […]An album sheet containing a cut out portion of the Auctioneer Mr Christie taken from a print by R.Dighton dated 1794, above a portion of a fictional advert for an Auction of household goods by W. Neversell. Published DescriptionFolio, album leaf on which are laid a sheet containing the hand coloured cut out of Mr. […]BOULTBEE, William An interesting autograph letter written to James Nisbett, merchant of London and Ships Chandler, partly about business and supply of sheep, but with an interesting comment on a conversation he had with a soldier who told him of the cowardice of Spanish soldiers in the Peninsular War. Published DescriptionFolio, 3 pages, 80 lines, […](FOWLER, Edward) An Answer to the Paper delivered by Mr. Ashton at his Execution to Sir Francis Child: Sheriff of London, &c. Together with the Paper it self. Published London for Robert Clavell DescriptionSole edition, 4to., licence leaf, 31 (1) pp., disbound.WOOD, William. Wellbeloved, Charles. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late Rev. W. Wood, F.L.S. And minister of the Protestant Dissenting Chapel, at Mill-Hill, in Leeds. To which are subjoined, an address, delivered at his internment, on Tuesday, April 5; and a Sermon, on occasion of his death, preached on Sunday, April 10, […]CROMPTON, Richard. L’Authoritie et Jurisdiction des Courts de la Maiestie de la Roygne: Nouelment colect & compose, per R.Crompton del milieu Temple Esquire. Apprentice del Ley. Published Londini in aedibus Caroli Yetsweirti DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., title page with woodcut device, cut down with loss only to part of ñAnno Domî at foot of imprint, the […]Taunton Election Extract from a New Farce, Lately come out, and Played with the greatest possible Success, among the Western Potwallers, called ñGaining A Footingî Published (colop) Wilton, H.B.Shillibeer, Printer. Description12mo., drop head title, 8pp., as issued, spine portion reinforced.The Spirit of the Spirit, being a concise Abridgement of that popular and interesting Work, The Spirit of the Book, or Memoirs of Caroline, Princess of Hapsburgh. Published London Printed and Published by W.Mason DescriptionSecond edition, 12mo., woodcut frontispiece, 40pp., disbound.A Bad Fit. This is not my hat? – It must be yours, Sir, there’s no other left Published London by Tho. McLean DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine hand coloured aquatint, fine wide margined copy as issued.The Ladies Amusement or Vocal Harmony. Plate VIII A New Song on Admiral Vernon’s taking Carthagena on the 1st Day of Aprill 1741 Published (London?) DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., copper plate illustration and text beneath, printed in red, as issued, one side untrimmed.The British Seaman. Published London, Printed and Sold by Jennings. DescriptionSingle sheet, slim 12mo., woodcut illustration, 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.An Intimation of the Deputies of the States General, In a Late Discourse with Mr. Sidney Extraordinary Envoy from His Majesty of Great Britain. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 4pp., disbound(CROUCH, Nathaniel) The Unfortunate Court-Favourites of England, Exemplified in Some Remarks upon the Lives, Actions, and Fatal Fall of divers Great Men, who have been Favourites to several English Kings and Queens [& c.] by R. B. Published London, Printed for Nath. Crouch DescriptionFirst edition, 12 mo., title slightly dusty, (4) 181 (5) pp (without […]A Bold stroke for a Wife no Chicken Hazard. Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., hand coloured engraving by Heath, cut close to plate line at top edge, printed one side as issued.BAKER, John The Christian House, built by Truth on a Rock. Or, an Antidote to Infidelity. Published London Printed for the Author & Sold by W.Williams. DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., fine illustrations by John Baker of Sydenham, single line of text cropped at foot of two leaves, 20pp., disbound.The Unfortunate Discovery. Published London Printed for & Sold by Carrington Bowles DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor early damping, printed one side as issued.(MASON, William) The Lyrical Part of the Drama of Caractacus; as altered by the Author, and as spoken and sung at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. The Music by Dr. Arne. Published London for R.Horsfield and J.Dodsley DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., 21, (1)pp., disbound.RAYNAL, G.T.F. Revolution de l’Amerique. Published A Londres Chez Lockyer Davis, Holbourn (ie. Paris) Description8vo., half title, floral woodcut ornament within title,xiv, 151, (3)pp., fine copy, disboundSTANHOPE, 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 […]Manuscript in Italian and Spanish titled ñLe Propositn di Pace che sa la Republica d’Olanda alla Repca. d’Anghilterraî & ñCapitolazioni della Pace fra L’Inghilterra et L’Olandaî PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, 3 pages folio, with integral blank page, written in one neat hand, docketed.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.PRIDEAUX, Humphrey The Original and Right of Tithes, For the Maintenance of the Ministry in a Christian Church, Truly Stated. To which is Annex’d, The Draught of a Bill Prepared to have been Offered to the Parliament, in the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, Ao 1691. For the restraining of Pluralities of Benefices, […]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 […]To All Encouragers of Arts & Sciences This Portrait of the Inimitable Mr. James Moss is with great respect dedicated by his & their Obedient humble Servant H.W.B. Published(London) By J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, sm. 4to., overall 7î x 9î, hand coloured engraving by Bretherton after Bunbury, very nice copy as issued.HARDING, Reginald Tuffley An autograph letter, with guide drawings, on how to construct a bichromate battery for producing electric light. PublishedRugby School Description8vo, 6 pages (approx 450 words), holograph with crude drawings, written on headed notepaper.Manuscript Composition of Four Sacred Texts comprising 3 poems and a Hymn. Published DescriptionFolio, 4 pages, total 83 lines (approx 700 words) written in one neat bold hand.(CARTWRIGHT, Christopher) Certamen Religiosum: or a Conference between The late King of England, and the late Lord Marquesse of Worcester, concerning Religion. Together with a Vindication of the Protestant Cause, From the Pretences of the Marquesse his last Papers; which the necessity of the Kings Affaires denyed him Opportunity to Answer. Published Printed for W. […](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., disboundROGERS, Thomas. Treatise upon sundry matters contained in the Thirty Nine Articles of Religion, which are professed in the Church of England. Published London, by John Legatt Description4to., strip cut from top of title removing the word ‘A’, a few brown marks on title, paper fault to corner of one leaf just affecting end of […]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 […]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.At the Council-Chamber in Whitehall, Monday the 22. of October, 1688 Published (colop) London Printed by Charles Bill, Henry Hills and Thomas Newcomb DescriptionFolio, drop head title, woodcut Royal Arms, small library stamps, some light dustiness, 40pp., partly untrimmed, bound in 19th Century half red roan morocco.Manuscript headed “To wash gloves” Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, oblong 8vo., written in one hand, 12 lines, (105 words), some light dustiness, sheet has been split down centre and neatly repaired with transparent acid free tape.The Morning News. Published (London) by J.Bretherton DescriptionSingle sheet, overall 12″ x 11″, engraved, minor dustiness, minor marginal tear, as issued.PARLIAMENT An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons Assembled in Parliament For Keeping of Scandalous persons from the Sacrament of the Lords Supper, the enabling of Congregations for the choice of Elders, And Supplying of Defects in former Ordinances and Directions of Parliament Concerning Church-Government, Published London for Edw. Husband DescriptionFirst edition, first issue, 4to., […]Royal Amusement or Nature will Prevail Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward., printed one side as issued.(ADAMS, William) Pastoral Advice to Young Persons before Confirmation. Published Shrewsbury by J.Eddowes and sold by J.Rivington DescriptionEighth edition, 12mo., 23, (1)pp., disbound.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 […]The Little Old Woman and Her Eggs. Published London Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, some discolouring, and fraying to blank margins, lower blank margin reinforced, printed one side as issued.Biblia ad Vetustissima Exemplaria Nunc Recens Castigata: In quibus praeter ea, quae subsequens Praefatio indicat, capita singula Ita versibus distincta sunt, ut numeri prafixi, Lectorem nec remorentur, & loca quaesita tanquam digito demonstrent. Hebraea, Chaldrae, Graeca, et Latina Nominum Virorum, Mulierum, Populorum, Idolorum, Urbiu,, Fluuiorum, Montium, caeterorumque locorum, quae in Bibliis leguntur restituta cum Latina […]The Methodist Taylor caught in Adultery. Published London for Roby Sayer DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved by Cabbage, part of lower margin frayed just clipping part of imprint, remainder of sheet in good condition.(CHAMBERLAYNE, Edward) Englands Wants: or several Proposals Probably beneficial for England, Humbly Offered to the Consideration of all Good Patriots in Both Houses of Parliament. By a true lover of his Country. Published London for Jo. Martyn DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., some early waterstains, 43, (1)pp., untrimmed copy in late 19th Century dark blue cloth.Funeral Sermon: Manuscript draft of a sermon to be preached “At Mr. Gould’s Funeral January ye 15th 1704/05”. Published No Place Description4to., 3 1/2 pages (approx 600 words) written in one hand in English, a few corrections, one large sheet folded into 4 pages with integral blanks, slightly dusty.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 New Year Handbill advertising a 17th Century French Carter) PublishedNo place (France) DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration with verse beneath, printed one side as issued.The Great and Glorious Days of Queen Bess. Published(London) H.Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, small oblong 4to., engraved, printed one side.
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