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The Historical Charters and Constitutional Documents of the City of London. With an Introduction and Notes by An Antiquary.

By: [BIRCH, Walter de Gray, 1842-1924].

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Whiting & Co:, 1884., 0

Seller ID: 2412

Condition: Fair


Crown 4to., pp xlviii, 338, [2] book notices (some occasional light spotting in the text). Publisher's armorial cloth gilt (worn at extremities, small snag hole in backstrip not affecting title). A reasonable copy. Includes bibliographical references and index. View more info

A Breiffe Narration of The Services Done to Three Noble Ladyes, by Gilbert Blakhal, Preist of the Scots Mission in France, in the Low Countries, and in Scotland. M.DC.XXXI.-M.DC.XLIX.

By: [BLACKHALL, Gilbert].

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Printed for the Spalding Club, Aberdeen:, 1844., 0

Seller ID: 660

Condition: Good


Crown 4to., pp xlii, 224 (a little dusted). Publisher's blind-ruled and gilt buckram (upper hinge cracked but cords holding, worn at head of backstrip). Old small oval library stamps in a few margins, armorial bookplate on front pastedown. 'The work is a valuable addition to the history of the eventful times in which Blackhall lived. It was edited by Mr. John Stuart from the original in the possession of Bishop Kyle, and printed at Aberdeen for the Spalding Club in 18... View more info

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A Collection of Political Tracts.

By: [BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, Viscount, 1678-1751.]

Price: £170.00

Publisher: London: Printed for R. Francklin, in Russel-Street, Covent Garden: 1748., 0

Seller ID: 006551

Condition: Very Good


Small demy 8vo., 20 cms., pp [2] title-leaf, [ii], [ii] contents, 388, [8] index, sprinkled edges. Old full calf, neatly rebacked with gilt rules, scarlet letter-piece, new endpapers. With the armorial bookplate of William Adair Esq. preserved from the old paste-down. A very good copy. British Library copy collates as pp [ii], 388 and other major institutions as [4], 388, [8]. Attributed to Bolingbroke by NUC pre-1956. Not all the pamphlets in this work are regarde... View more info

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A Letter Writ to an Atheistical Acquaintance upon his Turning Papist in his Old Age. By a Person of Honour.

By: [BOYLE, Francis]. Viscount Shannon [1623-1699].

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Printed for John Taylor, at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-Yard:, 1691., 0

Seller ID: 3367

Condition: Very Good


4to., pp [iv], 27, [1] blank, uncut. A little dusted. Half-title leaf with verso list of recently printed books. Title enclosed within simple double-rule border. Preserved in modern grey card covers with title-label. A very good copy. ESTC R38232. WING S2964, noting no copy in America. Not in Library of Congress catalogue. John Taylor, bookseller, flourished 1650-1701. Scarce. View more info

Bradford's History "Of Plimoth Plantation". From the Original Manuscript. With a report of the proceedings incident to the return of the manuscript to Massachusetts.

By: [BRADFORD, William].

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Boston, Wright and Potter Printing Co:, 1901., 0

Seller ID: 1144

Condition: Good


Thick elephant 8vo., pp [lxxviii], 555, [1] blank and with facsimiles of the manuscript and portraits. Publisher's navy blue cloth gilt (rubbed at extremities and a little marked). A very sound copy. 'It is, in point of fact, a history of the Plymouth Colony, chiefly in the form of annals, extending from the inception of the colony down to the year 1647'. View more info

The Doctrinal Formula of Patrick.

By: [BRADLEY, D. R.].

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press for The Journal of Theological Studies:, 1982., 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4941

Condition: Good


Extract from New Series Vol. XXXIII, Part 1, 1982. Demy 8vo., pp [1] blank, 124-133, [1] blank. Stapled in the publisher' printed wrappers. With best wishes Dennis in manuscript on first page and presumably in the hand of the author. View more info

Chronica Jocelini de Brakelonda, De Rebus Gestis Samsonis Abbatis Monasterii Sancti Edmundi. Nunc Primum Typis Mandata Curante Johanne Gage Rokewode.

By: [BRAKELOND, Jocelyn of].

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Camden Society:, 1840., 0

Seller ID: 1734

Condition: Very Good


Foolscap 4to., pp xi, [i] blank, 171, [1] imprint and with a frontispiece of the seal of Abbot Samson (offset to title) and a facsimile document printed in red and black. Corrigenda slip tipped in at b. The society's blind stamped grained cloth gilt. A very good copy. Nichols XIII. 'This chronicle comprehends the annals of the monastery of St. Edmunds from 1173 to 1202 ... The original is part of the Liber Albus of the abbey, now the Harleian MS. 1005'. MILNE C 13. View more info

The Marchants Avizo, 1589.

By: [BROWNE, John], Merchant. Edited by Patrick McGrath, University of Bristol.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Baker Library, Harvard Graduate School, Boston, Massachusetts:, 1957., 0

Seller ID: 3247

Condition: Fair


Imperial 8vo., ppxxvi, [ii] acknowledgements, blank, 64, [2] blank. Saddle stapled in Yapp style wrappers (a little faded), printed title label with decorative border. A sound copy. READ 2961 'An important manual of instructions'. LEVINE 1081. View more info

An Account of the Roman Antiquities preserved in the Museum at Chesters, Northumberland. To which is added a series of chapters describing the excavations made by the late John Clayton, Esquire, F.S.A., at Cilurnum, Procolitia, Borcovicus, and other sites on the Roman wall.

By: [BUDGE, Ernest Alfred Wallis, Sir].

Price: £43.00

Publisher: Gilbert & Rivington:, 1907., 0

Seller ID: 3148

Condition: Good


Second edition, revised. Demy 8vo., pp xvi, 432 and with 100 illustrations and a sketch map of the Roman wall. Publisher's half cloth gilt, printed titling on paper boards (extemities slightly rubbed, some browning). A good tight copy. View more info

Camden's Britannia. Surrey & Sussex.

By: [CAMDEN, William].

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hutchinson:, 1977., 0

Seller ID: 923

Condition: Fine


From the edition of 1789 by Richard Gough. Annotated and edited by Gordon J. Copley. Slim crown 4to., pp [xxxii], 80 and illustrated from old engravings and a double-page map after J. Cary. Cloth gilt in dustjacket (slightly marked). A fine fresh copy. View more info

L'Art de Vérifier les Dates des Faits Historiques, des chartes, des chroniques et autres anciens monumens, depuis la naissance de notre-seigneur, par le moyen d'une table chronologique [etc] ... par un religiuex de la Congrégationde S. Maur.

By: [CLEMENT, Dom François].

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: A Paris, Alexandre Jombert Jeune, rue Dauphine, près du Pont-Neuf: 1783-87., 0

Seller ID: 3947

Condition: Very Good


Third edition, revised, corrected and augmented. Crown folio, 37 cms, pp [iv], xli, [i] table chronologique, qui contient; [2] tables, 850 and similar in volumes II & III. Well margined and clean, fresh text. Fully bound in polished tan calf, gilt fillets on boards, backstrips in seven compartments with gilt ruled and fleurons within. Volume II has been rebacked, old on new, with top compartment re-tooled on newer calf with partially matching tooling. Gilt fillets o... View more info

The Historie and Life of King James the Sext: Being an Account of the Affairs of Scotland, from the year 1566, to the year 1596; with a short continuation to the year 1617.

By: [COLVILLE, Sir John Rupert ?] [Edited by Thomas Thomson, 1768-1852].

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Printed at Edinburgh for the Bannatyne Club: 1825., 1825

Seller ID: 3911

Condition: Very Good


Large post 4to., 26 cms, pp [viii], XXII preliminary notice, 446. Later binders cloth, gilt rules and title to backstrip. A fine copy. Privately printed for the Bannatyne Club (Sir Walter Scott, Bart. President), and according to the Cambridge University Library catalogue this edition was limited to only 202 copies. No. 13 of the club's publications. A tall copy. READ (2nd ed.) 5308 'MS. from marquis of Lothian's library. Authorship unknown, but attributed to Joh... View more info

The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents Concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World [1577-1580] with an Appreciation of the Achievement by Sir Richard Carnac Temple, Bt.

By: [DRAKE, Sir Francis].

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cooper Square, New York: (1926) 1969., 0

Seller ID: 2528

Condition: Very Good


Large royal 8vo., pp lxv, [5] including a facsimile of the original title-page, 235, [9] blank and with 8 other illustrations. Blue cloth, lettered spine (lettering lightly rubbed). A very good copy. View more info

The Journal and Correspondence of William, Lord Auckland. With a Preface and Introduction by the Right Hon. and Right Rev. The Bishop of Bath and Wells.

By: [EDEN, Robert John]. 3rd Baron Auckland.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley: 1861., 0

Seller ID: 1300

Condition: Very Good


Stout demy 8vo., pp xx, 533 with a steel engraved portrait by Joseph Brown after Nathaniel Dance (offset to title a little) and pp viii, 520 with a portrait of Lady Auckland with a child on her lap (slightly offset to title). A few leaves at beginning and end lightly spotted, the majority of the text clean and fresh. Half calf, blind tooled, gilt labels (fore-corners shelf worn), marbled sides. Marbled edges and endpapers (outer one third of lower endpaper in volume 2... View more info

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The Resolution Of This Case Of Conscience, Whether the Church of England's Symbolizing so far as it doth with the Church of Rome, makes it Unlawful to hold Communion with the Church of England?

By: [FOWLER, Edward, 1632-1714].

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Printed by Henry Hills, Jun. for Fincham Gardiner at the White Horse in Ludgate-Street: 1683., 0

Seller ID: 3387

Condition: Good


First edition. 4to., 21cm x 18cm. pp [ii] title & blank, 54. Stab sewn and uncut as issued with deckles remaining. Some age dusting and soiling especially on lower leaf. Nicely preserved in a purpose made card folder with printed title label to upper flap. ESTC R9491. JAMES catalogue, Lampeter 2195. WING F1713. Not in Library of Congress. A contemporary ink inscription on title page attributes the work: By Dr ffowler. Henry Hills, printer, died 1713. A second... View more info

Perimedes, The Blacke-Smith. A golden methode, how to vse the minde in pleasant and profitable exercise [etc]. With an introduction by J. Payne Collier.

By: [GREENE, Robert].

Price: £24.00

Publisher: (Iohn Wolfe, for Edward White: 1588) [Shakespeare Society: 1870]., 0

Seller ID: 740

Condition: Good


Foolscap 4to., pp ii, [ii], 71 uncut and unopened. Publisher's printed wrappers (soiled). Library of Congress 17 - 24464. Originally printed in black letter. Discrete rubber stamp inside lower wrapper - F. S. L. Dupl.?Folger Shakespeare Library. View more info

The New World in the Treasures of an Old European Library. Die Neue Welt in den Schätzen einer alten europäischen Bibliothek.

By: [HAASE, Yorck Alexander & JANTZ, Harold, Ausstellung und Katalog.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Exhibition of the Duke August Library. Herzog August Bibliothek: Wolfenbüttel: 1976., 0

Seller ID: 006020

Condition: Good


Copy 4to., 26 cms, pp 164 and with71 figures. Flush cut in publisher's light card covers (small stain on lower outer cover), printed in full colour. A good copy. View more info

The Catechism Set Forth by Archbishop Hamilton Printed at Saint Andrews-1551 together with The Two-Penny Faith 1559.

By: [HAMILTON, John]. With a Preface by Rev. Professor Mitchell.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Paterson:, 1882., 0

Seller ID: 3830

Condition: Very Good


Demy 8vo., 22 cms, pp [iv], half-title, limitation details, title, blank; xxxii historical notice; xxv 'the catechisme' in black letter, [i] blank; ccix folios of the main text in black letter; [iv] in roman type introduction to A Godly Exhortation; [iv] in black letter. Edges uncut with deckles remaining. Publisher's cloth with original paper letter-piece, decorative endapers (cracked over hinges but joints still firm). First and last leaves browned on outer sides. ... View more info

Descent of the Most Noble Race of Percy, Earls and Dukes of Northumberland; from Public and Private Archives, Chronicles, Manuscript Sources of Evidence, Historians, Dugdale, Edmondson, Collins, and other authorities.

By: [HARTSHORNE, Charles Henry, 1802-1865]

Price: £24.00

Publisher: [London?: for private distribution]: [1857?], 0

Seller ID: 3262

Condition: Good


Folio, 31cm x 25cm, pp [8] (large waterstain to all leaves at bottom gutter area). Original grained cloth with gilt title Descent of Percy and armorial roundel to upper board. Published as part of Illustrations of Alnwick, Prudhoe and Warkworth by C. Jewitt. The pedigrees here printed contain a wealth of detail. View more info

The First and Second Parts of John Hayward's The Life and Raigne of King Henrie IIII. Edited with an introduction by John J.Manning.

By: [HAYWARD, John].

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Royal Historical Society: 1991., 0

Seller ID: 1176

Condition: Fine


Demy 8vo., pp [viii], 264. Publisher's pale cream case lettered in gilt on black panel. A very crisp fine copy. View more info