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The Other Side of the Question: Or, An Attempt to rescue the Characters of the Two Royal Sisters, Q. Mary and Q. Anne, Out of the Hands of the D------s D-------r of M------------ In which, All the necessary Lights are thrown upon our Court History from the Revolution to the Change of the Ministry in 1710. [etc.]. By the Author of the Court Secret.

By: [RALPH, James] died 1762.

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Printed for F. Cogan, at the Middle-Temple Gate in Fleet Street: 1744., 0

Seller ID: 1667

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Small demy 8vo., pp [iv], 467, [i] blank, sprinkled edges. Old full brown calf archivally restored. Fore-corners and hinges strengthened. Label repositioned as the binder had originally labelled the work upside down. Endapers a little browned, bookplate. A very good and sound copy. Intended as a refutation of Nathaniel Hooke's book An Account of the Conduct of the Dowager Duchess of Marloborougfh, from her First Coming to Court, to the Year 1710 wri... View more info

Inventaires de la Royne Descosse Douairiere de France. Catalogues of the Jewels, Dresses, Furniture, Books and Paintings of Mary Queen of Scots. 1556-1569.

By: [ROBERTSON, Joseph, 1810-1866] editor.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: The Bannatyne Club, Edinburgh: 1863., 0

Seller ID: 3914

Condition: Very Good


Privately printed, being no. 111 for presentation to club members. Large post 4to., 27 cms, pp [iv], cllxviii, 223, [1] blank and with a large fold-out, double leaf, facsimile of the Queen's Testamentary Inventory, smaller facsimiles in text. Uncut, a tall copy. Original grained red cloth skilfully re-backed at some time with original backstrip laid down. Bookplate of David Murray, Edinburgh on upper paste-down. A very good copy of this scarce item. READ (2nd ed.) ... View more info

Rotuli Scotiae in Turri Londinensi et in Domo Capitulari Westmonasteriensi Asservati. Vol. I Temporibus Regum Angliæ Edwardi I. Edwardi II. Edwardi III. Vol. II Temporibus Regum Angliæ Ric. II. Hen. IV. V. VI. Ed. IV. RIC. III. HEN VII. VIII.

By: [Rotuli]. Edited by D. Macpherson, J. Caley, and W. Illingworth; with indexes by T. H. Horne..

Price: £590.00

Publisher: Printed by Command of His Majesty King George III. In Pursuance of an Address of The House of Commons of Great Britain: 1814 & 1819., 0

Seller ID: 3356

Condition: Very Good


Printed at London by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan for the Record Commission. Folio. 46 cms, pp [viii], facsimile leaf with transliteration on opposing leaf in modern script, xxxvi, 983, [1] blank and pp [x] leaf of facsimiles, xxvii, [i] blank, 644. Fully indexed. Original grey boards laced on, paper title labels. Joints tender, upper one of volume 1 almost detached, some chipping and loss to paper on backstrips. Text clean. Scarce in this uncut, as issued, stat... View more info

Rotulorum originalium in curia scaccarii abbreviatio ...Volume I - Temporibus Regum Hen. III Ed. I & Ed. II. Volume II - Tempore Regis Edwardi III. Edited by H. Playford and John Caley.

By: [Rotulorum].

Price: £485.00

Publisher: [London]: Printed by Command of His Majesty King George III. Printed by G. Eyre and A. Strahan [colophon]: 1805 & 1810., 0

Seller ID: 3355

Condition: Very Good


Folio, 45 cms, pp [x], fold-out of facsimiles, 423, [1] blank and pp [4], 484, uncut with deckles remaining (edges dusted and with a few small faults not affecting printed area). Signatures a-c² A-5O² and [a]² A-6F². Bound in recent half brown cloth, brown buckram sides. Black morocco letter-pieces, gilt ruled in panels. GROSS 1992. GROSS / GRAVES 3218 'An abstract of the originals, 20 Hen. III Edw. III. They are extracts from chancery rolls sent to the Excheq... View more info

Mémoires Complets et Authentiques du Duc de Saint-Simon sur le Siècle de Louis XIV et la Régence. Collationnés sur le Manuscrit Original par M. Chéruel et Précédés d'une Notice par M. Sainte-Beuve [1804-1869] de l'Académie Française.

By: [ROUVROY, Louis de Duke de Saint-Simon Vermandois].

Price: £245.00

Publisher: Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie: 1856-1858., 0

Seller ID: 5815

Condition: Good


Demy 8vo., Volume I - pp [ii], lix, [i] blank, introduction, 459; Volume II - pp [ii] half-title leaf, 464 and similar in the other volumes. With fold-out facsimile in volume XX which includes the 'Table Analytique ... ' [index] on pages 109-422. Half brown calf, fore-corners worn, backstrips completely renewed at some time, marbled sides, ruled backstrips with gilt titles over red lettering-pieces, tinted endpapers (lacks lower free endpaper in volume IV). Paper over... View more info

Eyn wolgeordent und nützlich buchlin, wie man Bergwerck suchen un finden sol, von allerley Metall, mit seinen figuren, nach gelegenheyt dess gebirgs artlich angezeygt mit enhangendon Berchnamen den anfahanden bergleuten vast dinstlich.

By: [RÜLEIN VON CALW, Ulrich. [1465--1523].

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Colophon: Getruckt zu Worbs bei Peter Schöfern un volendet am funfften tag Aprill. M. D. XVIII. (1505, 1518)1970., 0

Seller ID: 3279

Condition: Very Good


Facsimile reprint of the second edition by the Bergakademie Freiburg. Small foolscap 8vo., pp [48] and with 13 woodcut illustrations and a drop initial. Linen backed paper boards, untitled as issued. David A. Connolly, A research bibliography ... in De re metallica: the uses of metal in the Middle Ages, Bork, R. O. (editor), item B3,1518. See also Thomas Rodd's notes in the Project Gutenberg eBook of Notes & Queries. The first edition was first published in Augsburg... View more info

The Proceedings of a General Court-Martial Held At the Horse-Guards on Friday the 7th, and continued by several Adjournments to Monday the 24th of March 1760; and of A General Court-Martial held at the Horse-Guards on Tuesday the 25th March, and continued by several Adjournmnets to Saturday the 5th April 1760, upon the Trial of Lord George Sackville.

By: [SACKVILLE, Lord George].

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Published by Authority. London: Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand: 1760., 0

Seller ID: 1281

Condition: Very Good


Copy 8vo., pp 224. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled sides (rubbed and worn at joints), letterpiece gilt. Red sprinkled edges. Armorial booklplate of William Constable, F.R.S., F.A.S. The Royal Society register lists a William Constable [1721-1791] as being a fellow from 1775. 'This Court, upon due Consideration of the whole Matter before them, is of Opinion, That Lord George Sackville is Guilty of having dis-obeyed the Orders of Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick, whom... View more info

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Watford. A Pictorial Record.

By: [SAYELL, Robert].

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Festival of Britain Committe of the Borough of Watford, Watford: 1951., 0

Seller ID: 006495

Condition: Very Good


Large slim 4to., 29 cms., pp xvi, 80 and with a handsome portrait frontispiece of George Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon, a map, and many illustrations in sepaia tone.Flush cut in light card covers (rubbed on spine edges), decorated with the borough arms 'Audentior'. A very good copy. "Very long, having but one street" so Watford was described by Daniel Defoe in his Tour (1724-6). View more info

Registrvm Magni Sigilli Regvm Scotorvm in Archivis Pvblicis Asservatvm. A.D. MCCCVI. - A. D. MCCCCCXXIV.

By: [SCOTLAND].

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Printed by Command of His Majesty King George the Third: 1814., 0

Seller ID: 306

Condition: Fine


Large folio, pp xi, [i] table of engravings, [iv] contents, 256, pp 48 indices Nominum et Locorum. Uncut (some deckles browned and with some light sparse foxing). 5 plates of facsimile documents with their original tissue-guards. Modern binders cloth, gilt spine titling. An uncut, tall and unpressed copy. View more info

Image for A Sermon About the Government of the Thoughts, Preach'd before the King & Queen, At White-Hall, The 4th of March, being the 2d Sunday in Lent, 1693/4.  By the Most Reverend Father in God, John Lord Archbishop of York.  Publish'd by Their Majesties Especial Command.

A Sermon About the Government of the Thoughts, Preach'd before the King & Queen, At White-Hall, The 4th of March, being the 2d Sunday in Lent, 1693/4. By the Most Reverend Father in God, John Lord Archbishop of York. Publish'd by Their Majesties Especial Command.

By: [SHARP, John, 1645-1714].

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Printed by Tho. Warren, for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop's Head in St. Paul's Church-Yard: 1694., 0

Seller ID: 3377

Condition: Good


Third edition. 4to., pp 35, [1] blank. Title within simple double-rule border, half-title. Preserved, sewn and nicely presented in modern grey wrappers with title label on upper cover. ESTC R6923. WING S2982 citing the British Museum and Cambridge copies and only the Huntington Library copy in America. JAMES Cat. 3329. First printed in 1682. See also page 213 in A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Library of St. George's Chapel, Windsor by John Callard. Windsor... View more info

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An Answer to the Request to Protestants To produce Plain Scriptures directly Au-thorizing these Tenets. Licensed, December 16. 1686.

By: [SHERLOCK, William, 1641?-1707].

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Printed for Tho. Basset, at the George, near St. Dunstan's Church, in Fleetstreet: 1687., 0

Seller ID: 3369

Condition: Good


4to., pp [ii] title & blank, 18. Leaf A4 shaved at head with loss of page numbers but without loss of the text. A little age soiled. Sympathetically sewn into modern stiff wrappers, printed title label. The variant issue with 5 line advertisement at foot of last page. ESTC R16978. WING S3264. Not in Library of Congress. View more info

Image for The Doctrine Of The Trinity And Transubstantiation Compared, As To Scripture, Reason, and Tradition, In A New Dialogue between a Protestant and A Papist. The Second Part.  Wherein the Doctrine of the Trinity is shewed to be agreeable to Scripture and Reason, and Transubstan-tiation repugnant to both.

The Doctrine Of The Trinity And Transubstantiation Compared, As To Scripture, Reason, and Tradition, In A New Dialogue between a Protestant and A Papist. The Second Part. Wherein the Doctrine of the Trinity is shewed to be agreeable to Scripture and Reason, and Transubstan-tiation repugnant to both.

By: [STILLINGFLEET, Edward. 1635-1699, Bishop of Worcester].

Price: £47.00

Publisher: Printed for William Rogers at the Sun in Fleet-Street, over against St. Dunstan's Church: 1687., 0

Seller ID: 3384

Condition: Good


4to., 21 cm x 17 cm. pp [iv] blank (dusted), imprimatur, title within ruled border, blank; 43 with errata, [1] books printed for William Rogers (page dusted). Stab sewn and uncut as issued. A tall copy preserved in purpose made card folder with printed title label on upper flap. There is a an old pencil note on the title-page saying the work is By Dr Sherlock but most authorities attribute this sermon to Edward Stillingfleet. ESTC R210512. McALPIN Collection IV 263... View more info

Sculptured Stones of Scotland.

By: [STUART, John. 1813-1877]

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Spalding Club: 1856 and 1867., 0

Seller ID: 3518

Condition: Good


Folio, 37 cms, [vi] half-title and index of the plates (browned and old translucent repair to last leaf just over a small area of text). Volume I - 138 tinted plates and a double-page coloured map showing the localities. Volume II - 5 colour plates, 32 plates in tint and line, pp [3] table of the plates, [1] blank and a further 131 tinted plates. Quarter scarlet grained calf, gilt (rubbed on joints and head and tail of backstrip). Green cloth sides with gilt badge of... View more info

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A Sermon Preached at White-Hall Before the Queen on the Monthly Fast-Day, September 16th 1691. By the Most Reverend Father in God, John Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury.

By: [TILLOTSON, John, 1630-1694].

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1691

Seller ID: 3368

Condition: Good


Printed for Brabazon Aylmer, at the Three Pidgeons over-against the Royal Exchange; and Will. Rogers, at the Sun over-against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street: 1691. 4to., pp [ii] title & blank, 38, [2] list of Tillotson's works & blank. Title within simple double-rule border. Head margin a little tight to letterpres but without any loss, other two margins are generous. Lacking half-title? A little age dusted. Preserved in stiff wrappers, printed title label. ... View more info

Churches in the Neighbourhood of Stamford, visited May 28th, 1879.

By: [TROLLOPE, Edward], Edward, Bishop Suffragan of Nottingham.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Lincoln Diocesan Architectural Society: 1880., 0

Seller ID: 3409

Condition: Very Good


Bound with: Wordsworth, Rev. J. Roman Milestone found [at] Lincoln, with a lithograph. Wordsworth, J. Anglo-Saxon Dedicatory Inscription on the Tower of St. Mary-le-Wigford Church in Lincoln with a full-page lithograph by the author. And with: Rowe, Rev. G. On Encaustic Tiles. With a fold-out coloured lithograph illustrating 20 different designs. Yorkshire Architectural Society. Extract. Demy 8vo., pp 26. Sewn in modern wrappers, antique style, printed paper tit... View more info

The Churches of Great Grimsby and other Parishes, visited by the Society on the 18th and 19th of June, 1878.

By: [TROLLOPE, Edward].

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lincoln Diocesan Architectural Society: 1878., 0

Seller ID: 3428

Condition: Very Good


Together with: Venables, Edmund. The Alien Priory of Ravendale. Demy 8vo., extract, pp 151-178. Sewn in wrappers, old style, with printed title label on upper cover. View more info

Image for Il Rinascimento Significato E Limiti Atti del III Convegno Internazionale Sul Rinascimento.  Firenze - Palazzo Strozzi 25-28 Settembre 1952.

Il Rinascimento Significato E Limiti Atti del III Convegno Internazionale Sul Rinascimento. Firenze - Palazzo Strozzi 25-28 Settembre 1952.

By: [various].

Price: £18.00

Publisher: G. C. Sansoni: Firenze: 1953., 0

Seller ID: 006535

Condition: Very Good


Elephant 8vo., 25.5 cms., pp 209, [1] blank, [1] indice, [1] imprint. Uncut. Publisher's wrappers, titled in red and black. A very good copy. View more info

Image for Miscellany of The Scottish History Society (First Volume).  The Library of James VI., 1573-83.  Documents Illustrating Catholic Policy, 1596-98.  Letters of Sir Thomas Hope, 1627-46.  Civil War Papers, 1648-50.  Lauderdale Correspondence, 1660-77.  Turnbull's Diary, 1657-1704.  Masterton Papers, 1660-1719, Accompt of Expenses in Edinburgh, 1715.  Rebellion Papers, 1715 and 1745.

Miscellany of The Scottish History Society (First Volume). The Library of James VI., 1573-83. Documents Illustrating Catholic Policy, 1596-98. Letters of Sir Thomas Hope, 1627-46. Civil War Papers, 1648-50. Lauderdale Correspondence, 1660-77. Turnbull's Diary, 1657-1704. Masterton Papers, 1660-1719, Accompt of Expenses in Edinburgh, 1715. Rebellion Papers, 1715 and 1745.

By: [various].

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed at the University Press by T. and A. Constable for the Scottish History Society: 1893., 0

Seller ID: 006536

Condition: Very Good


Thick medium 8vo., 23 cms., pp lxxv, [i] blank, 595, [1] blank, [2], [6], [2] blank. Publisher's cloth, titled in gilt, tinted endpapers. A very good copy. Published as volume 15 of the society's publications. View more info

Étude sur la Flagellation a Travers le Monde. Aux points de vue Historique, Médical, Religieux, Domestique et Conjugal avec Un Exposé Documentaire de la Flagellation dans les Écoles Anglaise et les Prisons Militaires.

By: [VILLIOT, Jean de]. Collective pseudonym for Charles Carrington, Hugues Rebell and Hector France.

Price: £74.00

Publisher: Paris, Charles Carrington: 1899., 0

Seller ID: 006081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Thick small royal 8vo., 24 cms., pp xi, [i] blank, 509, [1] blank, uncut with deckles remaining. Title printed in red and black. Old binders cloth rebacked old-on-new at some time, gilt lettered. Later endpapers. This copy has been bound without the suite of 8 plates. Clear acetate jacket. Copy no. 311 of 575 copies on Hollande. View more info

Image for The Interest of Great Britain Steadily pursued.  In Answer to a Pamphlet, entitl'd, The Case of the Hanover Forces impartially and freely examined.  Part I.

The Interest of Great Britain Steadily pursued. In Answer to a Pamphlet, entitl'd, The Case of the Hanover Forces impartially and freely examined. Part I.

By: [WALPOLE, Horatio Walpole Baron, 1678-1757].

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane: 1743., 1743

Seller ID: 006404

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 8vo, in fours, 19.4 cms, pp 63, [1] blank. First page and last page, which is a blank, dusted. A very good and decently margined copy. In relation to this pamphlet see: P. D. Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield and Edmund Waller, Case of the Hanover forces, in the pay of Great Britain, impartially and freely examined. View more info