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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.(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.DOWDSWELL, William (Love Manuscript) headed ?A Poetical Enumeration of some pleasing Occurrence which took place at the Village of Cuxham, in the Summer of 1801. Respectfully addressed to Miss Martha Rowden By the Author.? Published DescriptionFolio, 4 pages, written throughout in the same legible hand, the final page used both as continuation of the writing, […]
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- (Ridley, James). The Tales of the Genii: or, The Delightful Lessons of Horam, the Son of Asmar. Faithfully translated from the Persian Manuscript; and Compared with the French and Spanish Editions published at Paris and Madrid. By Sir Charles Morell. Published London, for J. Wilkie DescriptionFirst edition, 2 vols, 8vo., engraved frontispieces (that to Vol […](MAYO, Elizabeth). Lessons on Shells, as Given to Children between the ages of eight and ten, in a Pestalozzian School, at Cheam, Surrey. Published London by R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside. DescriptionFirst edition, small 8vo., half title, 10 lithograph plates each with leaf of explanatory text, xii, (8ll) 222 (2) pp., very good copy bound […]D’URFEY, Thomas New Opera’s, with Comical Stories, and Poems, on Several Occasions, Never before Printed. Being the remaining Pieces, Written by Mr. D’Urfey Published London for William Chetwood DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (10), 88, (4), 89 – 349, 348 – 382pp., few leaves foxed, recent half calf with original label laid on.(ETTRICK, William) A Fragment of the History of John Bull; with the Birth, Parentage, Education, and Humours of Jack Radical: with incidental remarks upon ancient and modern Radicalism. By Horace Hombergh, Esq. Published London for Thomas Wilkie and sold by Akenhead, Charnley and Finlay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Renney, Sunderland and Andrews, Durham. DescriptionFirst London edition, […]Manuscript headed “Observations on the Head of Harbour Moarings in the ordinary of the Navy” Published (London) DescriptionFolio, 2 pages written in a neat Secretary style hand, with integral blank leaf, docketed in a different hand and with numerous manuscript notes on the “Docket” page in another hand, has been folded.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, […]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.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.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 […]FREDERICK WILLIAM, Elector of Brandenborough. A Letter Written by His Highness The Prince Elector of Brandenborough, Unto his most Serene and Illustrious Highnes Richard Lord Protector of the Common-wealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, with the Territories and Dominions thereunto belonging. Denoting their Highness’s joint-interest in the protecting and Defending of the Reformed Protestant Cause; […]CHARACTERS. A BY-the-BY HINT To A pretended FRIEND at COURT. Published London by P.Roberts 28 Middle Row Holburn DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, overall 11″ x 16″ , hand coloured engraving by Woodward, etched by Roberts, letter press text neneath, very good copy, printed one side as issued.COBBETT, William The Life of William Cobbett. By Himself. Intended as an Encouraging Example to All Young Men of Humble Fortune; being a proof of what can be effected By Steady Application and Honest Efforts. Published London by B.M’Millan for T.Purday & Son DescriptionSecond edition, 8vo., (2), 61,m (1)pp., lightly dusty, spine reinforced.Times as they Were!. Times as they Are! Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small 4to., hand coloured engravings by Woodward?, divided into two panels, fine copy, but has been folded, printed one side.The Mysterious Congress. A Letter from Aix la Chappel, detecting The Late Secret Negotiations there; Accounting for the Extraordinary Slowness of the Operations of the Campaign since the Action at Dettingen; and, particularly, for the Resignation of the E–l of S–r. With Many other curious Particulars relating to the present Broils of Europe. By a […]Cobbett,William A Bone to Gnaw, for the Democrats; or, Observations on a Pamphlet, entitled, ñThe Political Progress of Britainî with A Bone to Gnaw, for the Democrats; containing 1st. Observations on a Patriotic Pamphlet. Entituled ñProceedings of the United Irishmenî. 2dly. Democratic Principles Exemplified by Example. 3dly. Democratic Memoires ; or an Account of some […]Manuscript headed ñThe following Acrostic is recommended to be placed under the bust of J–n W—s, Esqr. lately finished by Mr. Dolbyî. PublishedLondon? Description4to., an Acrostic comprising two 4 line verses written one side in a neat, bold hand, with integral blank leaf, the whole has been folded as though for mailing.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.(HARLOWE, Pedaell) A Detection or, Discovery of A Notable Fraud Committed by R.B.. A Seminary Priest of Rome, upon Two of the Articles of the Church of England. In a Booke Imprinted in Anno 1632. Intituled, The Judgement of the the Apostles, and of Those of the first Age, in all points of Doctrine, questioned […]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.The Shaver and the Shavee Published(London) By J.Bretherton DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., overall 9 3/4î x 11î, etching by Bretherton after Bunbury, printed one side as issued.The Original Waits of this Parish. Established in 1804. B.J.C.A. Caution ñPlease to ask for the Licenseî Under Her Majesty's Authority. Published(London) T.Hardy, Printer DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., woodcut coast of arms., printed one side as issued, has been folded.“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.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 […](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.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.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, […](AKENSIDE, Mark – Editor) The Museum: or the Literary and Historical Register. Volume the First. Published London Printed for R.Dodsley DescriptionFirst collected edition, 8vo., fine engraved vignette with title, title printed in red and black, (2), 538pp., contemp calf, slightly warped and rubbed, but sound.STOUGHTON, John Choice Sermons Preached Upon Select Occasions. Viz. The Happiness of Peace. Before K.James at Trinitie College in Cambridge. The Love-sick Spouse : At St. Pauls Cross. The Burning Light: At a Visitation in Christs Church, London. The Magistrates Commission, or, Wisdome justified : Before the Judges. Published London by Richard Hodgkinson for Daniel […]John a Boot’s Asses. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, some ageing, margins frayed and one short cross tear, printed one side as issued.BURBIDGE, John The Slave Trade and Other Poems. Published London. J.J.Jackson DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., minor waterstain, 24pp., in original blind tooled cloth, gilt.(WALLIS, Ralph) Room for the Cobler of Gloucester and his Wife: With Several Cartloads of Abominable Irregular, pitiful stinking Priests: as also A Demonstration of their Calling after the manner of the Church of Rome; but not according to Magna Charta, the Rule of the Gospel. Whereunto is Added, A Parallel Between the Honour of […]Jew purchasing old Clothes. Published Alnwick Printed and Published by W.Davison DescriptionBroadside, oblong 4to., woodcut illustration, crude but early hand colouring, some light usage, printed one side as issued.A Hint to the Ladies – or a Visit from Dr Flannel. Published (London) by T.Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio,hand coloured etching by Isaac Cruickshank after Woodward, printed one side as issued.The Admiralty Inspection; or, Great Men Looking at Little Things. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, fine hand coloured engraving, letter press text beneath, printed in double column, one small nick to left hand margin affecting two words (sense not lost), light waterstains, printed one side.(BULLOCK, C.) A Song in the Comedy call’d Woman’s a Riddle. Set by Willm. Turner. Published (London) DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, engraved music with libretto, printed one side as issued.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.Patriotism Triumphant, or the Boot put to Flight Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, overall 13î x 9î, engraved, slightly grubby, corners frayed, printed one side as issued.The Exciseman. Sung with unbounded Applause by Mr.Bannister, Mr. Dignum, and Mr. Taylor. PublishedLondon Laurie and Whittle DescriptionBroadside, small folio, hand coloured engraving by I.Cruickshank, letter press song beneath, light usage, laid down on stiff board.A Manuscript headed – Notes. Subsequently to the Printing of these Reports it has been discovered that the Statement respecting the Churches would have been more useful as an occasional reference, of the name and location of each place of Worship had been inserted, which was omitted for brevity sake. The following is introduced here […]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.Report from the Committee appointed to Examine the Physicians who have attended His Majesty, During his Illness, Touching the State of His Majesty’s Health. PublishedLondon Printed for J.Stockdale DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 16pp., disboundMACARTNEY, 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.A View in the Justice Room, Guildhall. Published(London) Drawn Etchd & Pubd. by Richd Dighton DescriptionBroadside, square 4to., 8î x 7î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, laid down on album leaf, above an addressed envelope to the subject.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 […]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.CHARLES V, Emperor. Formula Reformationis per Caesaream Maiestatem Statibus Ecclessiasticis in Comitiis Augustanis ad deliberandum proposita, & ab eisdem, ut pact publicae consulerent, & per eam Ecclesiarum, ac Cleri sui utilitati commodius prouiderent, probata & recepta. Published Excudebat Iuo Schoeffer DescriptionFirst edition?, folio, fine woodcut vignette within title, fine woodcut initial letter, (4), 21 leavesm […]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.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 […](LESLIE, Charles ) A View of the Times, their Principles and Practices: In the First (Second, Third & Fourth) Volume(s) of the Rehearsals. By Philalethes. Published London, Printed and Sold by the Booksellers DescriptionFirst collected edition, folio, 4 volumes, with title pages to the first three volumes, each with Preface and Index, a total of […]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.(WALKER, Henry) The Remonstrance of the Commons of England, to the House of Commons Assembled in Parliament. Preferred to them by the hands of the Speaker. Published (London) Description4to., early damp stains to lower portion of leaves, (2), 12pp., (without final blank leaf), disbound.The Political Queen that Jack Loves. Published London. Printed and Published by Roach & Co. DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., 13 fine woodcut illustrations by George Cruickshank, 20, (4)pp, (including final leaf of adverts), disbound.ONDERDONK, Benjamin Treadwell Circular. (A Letter with proposed Prayers written to the “Clergy and Laity of the Diocese of New York” advising & warning that Cholera has “reached the American Shore”.) Published (New York) DescriptionBroadside, small folio, some slight marginal damage to top leaf hand corner with loss of “the C”, paper lightly aged, laid […]HEATH, Charles Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of Ragland Castle, with a Variety of other Particulars, deserving the stranger’s notice, relating to That Much Admired Ruin, and its Neighbourhood. Collected from Original Papers, and Unquestionable Authorities. Published Monmouth. Printed and Sold by Him and by Mr. Murray, London DescriptionEighth edition, […](BATE, George) The Regall Apology:or, the Declaration of the Commons, Feb.11.1647. Canvassed. Wherein Every Objection, and their whole Charge Against His Majesty is cleared, and for the most part, retorted. Published (London) DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (2), 92pp, few minor spots and dustiness, wide margined copy, in later quarter calf, marbled paper sides.CROKE, Sir George An Abridgement Of the Three Volumes of Reports Of the Learned Sr. George Croke Kt. Of such Select Cases as were Adjudged in the Courts of Kings-Bench and Common-Bench, During the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth, King James , and King Charles the First. By William Hughes of Grayes-Inne, Esq. Published London for […]The 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.The Hostages. A Pledge.Tempora mutantur, et Nos mutamur in illis. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, nick in lower margin, minor light usage, printed one side as issued.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.A Sketch, taken near Fishmonger’s Hall PublishedLondon By S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, folio, etching by Thomas Jones, light early waterstain and slight creasing, printed one side as issued.To My Country I My Pen Consign. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved, cut close to line border,printed one side as issued.The Butcher Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, 10î x 14î, engraved by George Bickham the Younger some surface soiling and browning, marginal fraying, the whole laid down on backing sheet.An Exact Representation of the Coronation Dinner in Westminster Hall. Published(London) Printed and Sold by J. Bailey, 116, Chancery Lane. DescriptionBroadside, folio, fine hand coloured woodcut illustration, descriptive text beneath, Etruscan style woodcut border filled in colour was, minor damage to bottom leaf hand corner, the whole laid down on backing sheet.Some Push Along with Four in Hand while Others Drive at Random. Written by J. Pocock, Esq; composed by Mr. C. Smith; and sung, with unbounded Applause, by Mr. Mathews, in the Musical Farce, called ñHit or Miss!î at the Lyceum Theatre, Strand. PublishedLondon by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving after Isaac […]Umbrellas to Mend PublishedLondon by J.T.Smith DescriptionSingle sheet , 8vo., overall 5 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, etching by John Thomas Smith, printed one side.WARD, Valentine. Free and Candid Strictures on Methodism, and Especially its Finances. Containing an Investigation of the Causes of the Frequent Embarrassment of what is called the Contingent Fund, and of the best method of curing and preventing the evil without injuring the work of God, or diminishing the zeal of the Connexion. Together with […](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 […]LOUIS XIV Edit du Roy, Qui revoque la communication de la peine des Galeres en celle du fouet, portee par les Articles XVII & IX du titre dix-sept de lOrdonnance du mois de May 1680 Published Chez Francois Muguet DescriptionFolio, woodcut ornament, 4pp., lightly aged, but sound, uncut as issued.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, […]Palmerston, Lady E. Autograph Letter written to Lady Oliffe. Published(London) Piccadilly DescriptionSmall 8vo, 3 pages, written in one hand on crested notepaper.GRANVILLE, John Carteret, Earl of. Whitehall June 23, 1743. This morning, Mr. Parker, one of His Majesty’s Messengers, arrived at the Duke of Newcastle’s Office with the following letter from the Right Honourable the Lord Carteret to His Grace. Published (London) by Edward Owen, DescriptionBroadsheet, folio, paper lightly aged, some inner marginal fraying (no text […]The Proceedings of the House of Lords, concerning The Scottish Conspiracy, and the Papers Laid before that House, By Her Majesties Command, Relating thereunto. Published London by Charles Bill, and the Execurtix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas’d. DescriptionFirst edition, folio, 67, (1)., fine copy, uncut, stitched as issued.CARYL, Joseph The Saints Thankfull Acclamation at Christs Resumption of his Great Power and the Initials of his Kingdome. Delivered in a Sermon at Westminster, before the Honourable House of Commons, upon the day of their solemne Thanksgiving under God, for the great victory given our Armie, under the Command of the Noble Lord Fairfax, […]SWIFT, Jonathan The Poetical Works, of J.S.D.D.D.S.P.D. consisting of Curious Miscellaneous Pieces, both Humourous and Satyrical. Reprinted from the Second Dublin Edition, with Notes and Additions. Published (Edinburgh ?) Description12mo., Engraved frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, (8), 304pp., contemp. panelled calf, some light wear, but overall sound.A Particular Account of the Dying Behaviour of John Matthews, Who was executed at Oxford, on Monday, August 5, 1822, For a Highway Robbery. Published (Oxford?) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., the whole text cut and pasted onto backing sheet.Terrae Filius Number 1. To be continued every Thursday. Price Three Pence. Thursday, March 15. Published (colop) London for J.Wilson and J.Fell, Sold by Mr Jackson at Oxford, Messrs Fletcher and Hodson, Cambridge. DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 6pp., has been folded with light dust line across fold, as issued.The Unpleasant Rencontre Published London by Thos McLean DescriptionOblong folio, hand coloured Aquatint by D.T.Egerton, some light usage, printed one side as issued.A Northern Ass. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, sm 4to., 9″ x8″, engraved, printed one side as issued.A View of the Telegraph, Cambridge. Published (London) Drawn, Etchd & Pubd by Dighton, Charg. Cross DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured engraving, printed one side as issued.Spencers Published (London) by S.W.Fores DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, some light soiling, neat repair, 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.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 […](HUFFUMBOURGHAUSEN, Baron) The Congress of the Beasts, Under the Meditation of the Goat, for negotiating a Peace between the Fox, the Ass wearing a Lion’s Skin, the Horse, the Tygress, and other Quadrupedes at War. A Farce of Two Acts, now in Rehearsal at a new grand Theatre in Germany. To which is prefix’d a […]BUNYAN, John The Pilgrim’s Progress from this World to that Which is to Come. Abridg’d by John Wesley, M.A. PublishedBristol. Printed by William Pine. Description12mo., light dustiness ti title, 52pp., recent modern plain wrappers.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.The Times, or, 1768 To the Memory of William Allen Barbarously Murdered in St George’s Fields 1768. Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, minor split at top neatly repaired, printed one side as issued.Freehold Estate At Withington in the Parish of Leigh. To be Sold by Auction, by Wright and Son, At the House of Mrs Turner, the Inn in Church Leigh in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 17th Day of November 1803,……… PublishedNo place Witton Printer DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed one side as issued.An interesting Manuscript account of observations made over several days of the same bee returning many times a day to feed on syrup. PublishedNo place Description8vo., 3 pages (approx. 400 words), written in a neat sloping hand, light stain to top left hand corner of first leaf, final blank page.Members of the Whig Club Published(London) by Dighton DescriptionSingle sheet, sm. 4to., overall 6î x 8î, hand coloured etching by Dighton, some light soiling, printed one side, but has been removed from a scrap album.Manuscript verse headed To Mr Mathias with the following translations from Petrarch.' PublishedNo place DescriptionFolio, 5 pages, containing 168 lines of verse, written in one hand, with 3 blank pages, the whole lightly aged, final blank leaf split, the whole has been folded.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.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.LEACH, Thomas. Cases in Crown Law, determined by The Twelve Judges; by the Court of King’s Bench; and by Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer, and General Gaol Delivery; from the Fourth year of George the Second to the Thirty-Second year of George the Third. Published London for T. Cadwell. DescriptionSecond edition, with Corrections and Additions., […]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.(WAKE, William) The Missionarie’s Arts Discovered: or, An Account of their Ways of Insinuation, their Artifices and several Methods of which they serve themselves in making Converts. With a Letter to Mr. Pulton, challenging him to make good his Charge of Disloyalty against Protestants. And, An Historical Preface, containing an Account of their introducing the […]DEFOE, Daniel The True-born Englishman: A Satire. Published London Printed by G.Auld for A Cleugh Description12mo., 34, (2)pp., disbound.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.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.St. Stephens Fair. “O don’t you think it a wonderful Fair.” Published London by Thos Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, printed one side as issued.My Aunt!! Published London by Wm. Holland DescriptionBroadside, large folio, fine hand coloured engraved illustration , text beneath, printed one side as issued.A Parliamentary Debate in Pipes’s Ground. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.Wey Mouth Published (London) by S.E.Fores DescriptionBroadsider, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving, (after Gilray), some light usage, printed one side as issued.PRINCE, Thomas A Sermon Deliver’d at the South-Church in Boston, New-England, August 14, 1746. Being the Day of General Thanksgiving for the Great Deliverance of the British Nations, By the Glorious and Happy Victory near Culloden. Obtained by His Royalk Highness Prince William Duke of Cumberland, April 16, in the same Year. Wherein the Greatness […](Printed card, completed in Manuscript) To the Honourable Committee of. Shipping I beg leave to present Mr.[Mr John Johnston x x x x x ] for the Appointment of Cadet for the [Bombay Infantry] on one of my Nominations…….. Published (London) Cox, Printer DescriptionStiff card, 4 1/2″ x 3″, printed both sides, short cuts, (no […](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.Temperance Placard No. 1. A Thing! That Drinks and Smokes. A Man! Who Thinks and Acts. PublishedLondon William Tweedie DescriptionBroadside, large folio, fine handcoloured woodcut illustration by George Cruickshank, letter press beneath in double column, laid down on backing sheet.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 The Quakers Set in their true Light, In order to give the Nations A Clear Sight Of what they hold concerning Jesus of Nazareth, the Scripture, Water Baptism, the Lords Supper, Magistracy, Ministry, Laws, and Government. Historically Collected Out of their most approved Authors, which are their best Construing books, from the year […]JEBB, Samuel (Editor) Bibliotheca Literaria, Being a Collection of Inscriptions, Medals, Dissertations, &c. T be Continued. Numb. 1. for the Year 1722. PublishedLondon Printed for W. and J. Innys and T.Woodward Description4to., some dustiness to ends, a waterstain, 48pp., uncut, stitched as issued.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.FINDEN, William Manuscript Receipt ñReceivd of Messrs Hurst & Co. 7 as 6 Prints Piper. 2. French Proofs do, Wilkie for Mr Raddon of Sidmouthî. Signed ñW. Findenî Published(London) DescriptionSingle sheet, 6î x 4î, written in a neat sloping hand, holograph.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 […]An Act for an Assessment upon England, at the rate of sixty thousand Pounds by the Moneth, for Three Moneths; from the twenty fifth day of March 1657, to the twenty fourth day of June then next ensuing. Published London, by Hen. Hills and John Field DescriptionFolio, title plus 73 pp., mostly Black Letter, disbound.The Trials of the Felons, &c. Now in the Castle of York, before the Hon. Henry Gould, Knight, and the Hon. Sir Wm. Blackstone, Knight, Two of the Justices of our Lord the King of his Court of Common-Pleas at Westminster. Published Printed for and by C. Etherington DescriptionFolio, (2), 18pp., damp stained with light […]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.A Copy of First, The Letter sent by the Queenes Majestie concerning the the collection of the Recusants Money for the Scottish War, April 17. 1639. Secondly, The Letter sent by Sir Kenneth Digby, and Mr. Mountague, concerning their contribution. Thirdly, The Letter sent by those assembled in London, to every shire. Fourthly, The names […]PHILANTROPOS (pseud) Manuscript headed “To the Community in General By Philantropos” Published No place DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, written in one sloping hand, 38 lines, some light dustiness, written one side.Addresses, Remonstrances, and Petitions; Commencing the 24th of June, 1769, Presented to the King and Parliament, from the Court of Common Council, and the Livery in Common Hall assembled, with his Majesty’s Answers, Made by the late Mr Alderman Beckford, When Lord Mayor of the City of London. Published (London) Printed by Henry Fenwick DescriptionFirst […](REYNOLDS, John) Votivae Angliae: The Desires and Wishes of England. Contained in a Patheticall Discourse, presented to the King on New-yeares Day last. Wherein are unfolded and represented, many strong Reasons, and true and solide Motiues, to perswade his Majestie to drawe his Royall Sword, for the restoring of the Pallatynat, and Electorat, to his […]BARLOW, William The Eagle and the Body; Described in One Sermon Preached before Queene Elizabeth of precious memorie, in Lent. Anno 1601. By William Barlow Doctor of Diuinitie, now Bishop of Lincolne, Newly called for, and set foorth. Published London Printed for Matthew Lavv DescriptionSole edition, 4to., decorative woodcut border to title, outer margin of […]The Report of the Committee of the House of Commons, To Whom It was referred to consider of the Humble Petitions of several Creditors and Proprietors of Principal Mony, Annuities and Shares in the Mine-Adventure of England; With the Resolutions of the House of Commons thereupon. Published London for Jacob Tonson, Timothy Goodwin, Joshua Lintott, […]Love Laughs at Locksmiths. Published London Designed and Pubd. by T.Rowlandson DescriptionSingle sheet, folio, hand coloured etching by Thomas Rowlandson, 3 very small surface scuff marks, lightly aged, printed one side as issued.(DRAKE, Sir William) The Long Parliament Revived: or, An Act for Continuation, and the not Dissolving the Long Parliament (callk’d by King Charles the First, in the year 1640) but by an Act of Parliament. With Undeniable Reasons deduced from the said Act to prove that the Parliament is not yet Dissolved. Also, Mr. William […]Call Again To-Morrow Written by C.Dibdin; Composed by Mr. Reeve; and sung by Mr. Smith, with unbound Applause, in the “Magic Minstrel,” at the Aquatic Theatre, Sadlers’ Wells. Published London by Laurie & Whittle DescriptionBroadside, large 4to., engraved illustration, letter press text beneath, laid down on backing sheet.Nero Vindicated. Published London Printed and Sold by J.Turner DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., fine woodcut illustration attributed to Allen Robert Branston, (16)pp., disbound.COBBETT, William Mr Cobbett’s Taking Leave of His Countrymen. Published (London) Printed by Hay and Turner DescriptionSole edition, 8vo., first and last page lightly browned, (16)pp., printed in double column, later plain wrappers.JONES, Margaret Llythyrau Cymraes. Wild Canaan. Published Liverpool DescriptionFirst edition, small woodcut device with title, 56 pp., disbound.The Confectioner General Setting forth the H—–l Desert Published(London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, etched, very good clean copy 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.The Smuglers PublishedLondon Published by R.Sayer DescriptionBroadside, 4to., overall 10î x 11î, engraved by V. M. Picot after Barrolet, printed one side as issued.VENABLES, W. &. T. London House. PublishedWhitchurch (Shropshire) R.B.Jones, Printer DescriptionBroadside, large folio, 0verall 12/1/2î x 15 1/2î, printed one side, has been folded.Live Haddock PublishedLondon by John Thomas Smith DescriptionSingle sheet, 8vo., overall 5″ x 7 3/4″, etching by John Thomas Smith, light waterstain to top portion, printed one side.
IMPORTANT PETITION TO CORRECT A PERCEIVED INJUSTICE OF A CORRUPTED ELECTION - RESULT OVERTURNED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT.Nottingham Town Election. 1802. November 24, 1802. 1. Petition of Daniel Parker Coke, Esquire. Published (London) Nichols and Son, Printers. Description Folio, drop head title, 4pp., woodcut ornament at end of text on page 4, uncut as issued, but has been folded.TICHBORNE, James Francis A Manuscript containing the Libretto of Eight Hunting or Sporting Songs of Hampshire origin. Published Description4to., 34pp., beautifully written in a neat sloping hand without corrections, in original stiff paper wrappers.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.(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.(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.The Convention between the Crowns of Great Britain and Spain, concluded at the Pardo on the 14th of January 1739. The King of Great Britain’s Full Power. The King of Spain’s Full Power. The two separate articles belonging to the convention. His Britannick Majesty’s Ratification of the Convention. His Catholick Majesty’s Ratification of the Convention. […](A Contemporary Manuscript List of) ñSpeakers in the Debate on addressing the King on his Speech at Hanover. Dated 13 Novr. 1755î. Published (London) Description4to., single sheet written in one handPLUMTRE, James. A Collection of Songs, Moral, Sentimental, Instructive and Amusing. The Words selected and revised by the Revd. James Plumtre, M.A. Fellow of Clare Hall. The Music adapted and composed by Charles Hague. Mus. Doc. and Professor of Music in the University of Cambridge. Published London sold by Preston. F. & C. Rivington. W.Clarke. […](PARKER, Samuel – Editor) Censura Temporum. The Good or Ill Tendencies of Books, Sermons, Pamphlets, &c. Impartially consider’d, In a Dialogue between Eubulus and Sophronius. For the Month of August 1708 Published London for H.Clements Description4to., pages numbered (2), 227 – 254, (2)., some dustiness to ends, and marginal fraying, stitched as issued.Manuscript Document being the Official Return of the costs for the month of September 1600 of the Royal Dockyard at Deptford signed by Greville in his role as Treasurer of the Navy. Published Deptford. DescriptionFolio, single sheet, written one side, but Docketed, has been folded.Manuscript titled “An Epitaph on Miss Colleton.” Published No place. Description8vo., single sheet, written one side in a neat hand an 18 line poetical Epitaph.The Duke of York. A Plain Statement of the Conduct of the Ministry and the Opposition towards His Royal Highness The Duke of York. Published London by B.McMillan sold by T.Egerton, H.D.Symonds DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., (2), 53, (1)pp., few minor spots, disbound.BAILEY, John E The Grammar School of Leigh, Co. Lancaster, and its Library: A Lecture delivered to the Members of the Leigh Literary Society, 10thy February, 1879. Reprinted from the “Leigh Chronicle” Published Leigh, Lancashire. Printed and Published at the “Chronicle” Office, Manchetster DescriptionFirst separate publication, 8vo., 30, (2)pp., in original printed wrappers, small library […]VIS A VIS Published London by Thos, McLean DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured Acquatint “Design’d & Etch’d by D.T.Egerton”, wide margins, printed one side as issued.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.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.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 […]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 […]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 […]MANN, J. S. A small archive of autograph letters written between Social Historian J. S. Mann and his agent G. H. Perres, including 5 holograph & 2 signed typed letters from Mann, 2 retained typed copies from Perres plus a holograph draft by Mann of a ñProvisional Sketch of Schemeî. PublishedBromley, Kent, & London Description10 […]The Coalition: or, an Historical Memorial of the Negotiations for Peace, between His High and Mightiness of C—-M—-t and His Sublime Excelleny of H—Y—S. With the Vouchers. Published by Authority of One of the Contracting Powers. PublishedLondon Printed for J.Hinxman DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, 23, (1)pp., ends trifle dusty, uncut, stitched as issued.There is a Salve for every Sore. PublishedLondon by A.Sharpe DescriptionBroadside, folio, hand coloured lithograph, very lightly used.Venus Attired by the Graces Published(London) by H. Humphrey DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured aquatint by James Gillray.KNOWLES, Herbert Lines Written in the Church-yard of Richmond Yorkshire, October 7th, 1816. (Printed Broadside, with contemp. Manuscript copy) Published(Richmond) DescriptionBroadside, 4to., woodcut border, has been folded with some splits, laid down on album sheet, together manuscript written on 3 pages, plus blank page, written in a neat sloping hand, paper watermarked with ñBritanniaî watermark.(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.Die Veneris 11 Junii. 1647. Ordered by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That all such Officers or Souldiers of the Army, as shall come off and conforme to the Votes sent downe to the Army, shall receive the benefit and advantage of those votes. Published Printed for John Wright DescriptionBroadside, small folio, one […]LAUD,William. Relation of the Conference betweene William Laud, Then, Lrd. Bishop of St. Davids; now Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury: and Mr. Fisher the Jesuite, by the commond of King James of ever Blessed Memorie. With an Answer to such Exceptions as A.C. takes against it. Published London by Richard Badger DescriptionñSecondî edition, folio, Large Paper […]WINDHAM, William. Autograph letter written by order of His Majesty informing Lord Stanley, Colonel of the 2nd Lancashire Militia that the clothing allowance for other ranks will be the same as the previous year according to the Act of Parliament now before Parliament for reducing the number of men to serve in the militia. Published […]GENLIS, Stephanie Felicite Sainclair, ou La Victime des Sciences et des Arts, Nouvelle. Published A Londres De l’Imprimerie de Cox, Fils et Baylis pour B.Dulau DescriptionFirst edition, 12mo., half title, (4), 131, (3)pp., some light foxing, in original French? dark green tooled cloth, later neat matching reback reusing original leather label.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 Piece of Antiquity Painted on the Wall adjoining to the Kitchen of Winchester College, which has been long preserved;&, as oft as occasion requires, is repair’d, wth the following Latin Verses. Published (London?) DescriptionBroadside, folio, 10″ x 15″, engraved with an original hand coloured illustration, text beneath, laid down on blue sugar paper backing […]HARVEY, James A Collection of English Precedents, Relating to the Office of Justice of Peace.Consisting of Summonses, Orders, Warrants, Recognizances, Informations, Examinations, Passes, Settlements, and other Instruments; with References to the Statutes, and other Authorities, on which they are founded. In an Alphabetical Order. The Third edition, with large Additions Published In the Savoy. Printed […]Royal Amusement or Nature will Prevail Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured engraving by Woodward., printed one side as issued.A Tenth Rejected or The Dandyfied Coxcomb in a Bandbox. Published (London) By John Fairburn DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, fine original hand coloured engraving by Charles Williams, fine condition, but laid down on semi still card.L’Ameriquaine. Published (London) De La Cour. exc. Acc. to Act of Parlt in Katherine Street in ye Strand DescriptionSingle sheet, 4to., engraved by R. White (R. White sc), plain line border, some light damage to corner, tipped onto album backing sheet.Emblems of 1760 & 1780 Published London by Robt Wilkinson DescriptionBroadside, folio, mezzotint, cut close, printed one side as issued.The Conference Pour Parler entresien. Hanover Over. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.Uain Glory. A Pretty Independent Print. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, folio, engraved, printed one side as issued.(GOTHER, John) Prayers for Sundays, Holy-Days, and other Festivals from The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, to Lent. Published (London) Description“Second edition”, 12mo., 516pp., contemp. calf, full gilty spiner, some surface wear to spine.CHANNING, William Ellery Remarks on the Slavery Question, In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq. PublishedLondon Charles Fox and Wiley and Putnam DescriptionFirst London edition, 8vo., 79, (1)pp., uncut copy with some chipped fraying in original printed wrappers, rear wrapper loose.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.LANCASTER, Joseph (A rare printed flyer requesting subscriptions for a proposal to establish schools in Villages & County Towns for the education of ten thousand children) – Respected Friends, The King, Queen, and Princesses, lately honored me with an audience at Weymouth, and after many enquiries respecting the mode of Education practised in my Institution, […]At the Court at St. James’s, The 29th Day of January, 1740. Present The King’s most excellent Majesty,……………………………. PublishedLondon Printed by John Baskett DescriptionBroadside, large folio, overall 12î x 15î, woodcut Royal Arms, fine woodcut initial letter, some light soiling, neat marginal repairs, stain into top right hand margin, has been folded with consequent light […](A printed order in parallel Portugese and English issued by the Portugese Government to supply British Troops with Provisions and Forage during the Peninsular War) PublishedLisbon? DescriptionBroadside, folio, printed in parallel Portugese and English, one side as issued.BELL, Marion. Autograph Letter written by the wife of the late Sir Charles Bell to Mr. Elsom who had given her help with the publication of his letters and had written the Preface. Published(London) 47 Albany Street. N.W. Description12mo., 4 pages, holograph, has been folded for mailing.The Index To the First Volumn (sic) of the British Apollo, which contains between two and three thousand Answers to Questions in most Arts and Sciences. Published DescriptionFolio, drop head title, 14pp., (A2 -D1), without final blank leaf, light usage, printed in triple column, disbound.An Act for Discovering, Convicting and Repressing of Popish Recusants. Published London by Henry Hills and John Field DescriptionFirst edition, folio, woodcut Commonwealth Arms with title, (2), 21, (1)pp., disbound.THICKNESSE, Philip A Letter to Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain. Published Printed for the Author, and sold by S.Fores DescriptionSole edition, 4to., (2), 13, (1)pp., disbound.TENNYSON, Alfred. A Welcome. (A Poem). Published London, Edward Moxon & Co. DescriptionFirst edition, first issue, 4 pp., light waterstain, 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.JUNIUS (pseud) A Letter from Junius To His Royal Highness The Prince Regent Published London by W. Horncastle DescriptionSole edition. 8 vo., half title, 22 (2) pp., uncut, stitched as issued.SHALES, John A potentially very important Autograph letter from the recently appointed Inspector of Excise Revenue to Charles II’s First Minister, the Earl Of Danby, on the issue of delayed returns into the financial state of the Navy. Published (London) DescriptionFolio, single page written in Secretary hand but signed by Shales, addressed, docketed, some dustiness, […]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.STINTON, George. A Sermon Preached before the Honourable House of Commons, at St. Margaret’s, Westminster, on Wednesday, February 10, 1779: Being the Day appointed, by His Majesty’s Proclamation, For a General Fast. Published London, Printed for T.Payne and Son, Sold also by J.F. and C.Rivington, J.Dodsley, B.White, T.Cadell and J.Robson DescriptionFirst edition, 4to., half title, […]
FAMILY COMMONPLACE BOOK KEPT BY A PERSON WHO WAS LATER ONE OF THE VICTIMS IN A FAMOUS VICTORIAN DOUBLE MURDERMOORE, George & family A most interesting Manuscript Commonplace book of Poems & Songs Published London DescriptionLarge 4to volume containing 65 pieces, some of several pages, all tipped into a scrapbook with no covers.PRADT, Dominique Dufour de Antidote au Congres de Rastadt, ou Plan d’un Nouvel Equilibre Politique en Europe. Par l’Auteur des Considerations sur la France. Published Londres (ie. Paris) DescriptionFirst edition, 8vo., half title, xxiv, 302, (2)pp., full contemp. French mottled calf, some surface wear and also wear to top of full gilt spine.Making a Sailor a Free Mason Published London by Thomas Tegg DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, hand coloured illustration by Woodward, etched by Piercy Roberts, printed one side as issued.The Irish Stubble Goose, with scarce a Feather left. Published (Dublin) DescriptionBroadside, oblong folio, engraved, light usage, has been folded, printed one side.General Nap turned Methodist Preacher, A New Attempt to Gull the Credulous; Dedicated to Mr. Whitbread. Published (London) DescriptionBroadside, tall folio, hand-coloured engraving by George Cruickshank, letter press text beneath, printed one side as issued.Despair. A Vision. Derry Down and John Bull, A Simile. Being Two Political Parodies on “Darkness”, And a scene from “The Giaour”, by Lord Byron. Together with A Love Letter from John Bull to Liberty. And A Farewell Address from the Same to the Same. Published (London) Printede, for the Author by T.Hamblin and Sold […]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 […]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.William Rhodes. His Book PublishedDerby DescriptionPrinted slip, 3î x 1 1/2î, woodcut border, top and bottom, one side as issued.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 […]
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