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[FAULKNER (T. W.)]
Abstract of Returns of Charitable Donations for Poor Persons in the County of Bucks.
Aylesbury: Published by T. W. Faulkner; Woodman, Printer. 1820. 4to, iv, 81, [1, blank]pp., ownership signature of Thomas Field (1884), with printed label of G. H. Wyatt on front paste-down, cont. marbled boards, re-backed and new corner pieces, rubbed, joints cracked, orig. printed label on upper cover. Faulkner published this work to draw to public attention "the 'Abuse' that at the present time, and for many years past, have been existing in the distributions of 'Various Charities'... Some curious returns will surprise the Reader, of 'Large Receipt's' and 'Trifling Expenditure', yet declared the 'Trusts in Debt'; to others irregularly paid or not at all, and to numerous accounts of the annual trivial irregularly to be the produce of Gifts to the Poor, that if correct, would appear rather an 'Insult' than intended as a 'Relief'." (Preface). Copac recording a single copy at the British Library.
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Book number: 32529
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 229.25 US$ 242.06 | JP„ 27141]
Keywords: SOCIAL STUDIES POOR BUCKINGHAMSHIRE ASHENDON AYLESBURY BUCKINGHAM BURNHAM COTTESLOE DESBOROUGH STOKE CHIPPING WYCOMBE

 
[DALRYMPLE (SIR DAVID)], EDITOR.
An Account of the Preservation of King Charles II. after the Battle of Worcester, drawn up by Himself. To which are added, His Letters to several persons. [An Account of His Majesty's escape from Worcester, dictated to Mr. Pepys by the King himself].
Glasgow: Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, and sold by John Balfour bookseller in Edinburgh, 1766. First Glasgow Edition, some light browning at the beginning, viii, 190 pp., contemporary green morocco, spine ruled in gilt, crimson label, a nice copy. Printed from a manuscript in the Pepysian Collection, Magdalen College, Cambridge. The preface is signed by the editor, the jurist and historian Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes. Gaskell, 449.
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Book number: 30909
GBP 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 235 US$ 248.26 | JP„ 27837]
Keywords: Royal Family HISTORY ANTIQUARIAN

 
[SHARP (WILLIAM)]
An Account of a New Method of Treating Fractured Legs. Read before the Royal Society of London. To which is prefixed a Letter on that Subject to James Parsons, M.D., a Member of that respectable Society, dated November 6, 1766.
London, Printed in the Year, 1767. First Edition, folding engraved plate, 16pp., modern marbled wrappers, a nice copy. Blake, p.416.
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Book number: 32260
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 176.25 US$ 186.2 | JP„ 20877]
Keywords: Medicine MEDICAL PAMPHLET An Account of a New Method of Treating Fractured Legs. Read before the Royal Society of London. To which is prefixed a Letter on that Subject to James Parsons, M.D., a Member of that respectable Society, dated November 6, 1766.

 
[EDWARDS (THOMAS)]
An Account of the Trial of the Letter y [upsilon] alias Y.
London: Printed for W. Owen, 1753. First and only edition, vii, [1], 23, [1]pp., with half-title, disbound. 'y' is a transliteration of the Greek character upsilon. Alston, III.243.
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Book number: 33037
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.5 US$ 80.69 | JP„ 9047]
Keywords: ALPHABET LANGUAGES LINGUISTICS

 
[KILNER (JOSEPH) AND GROSE (FRANCIS)]
The Account of Pythagoras's School in Cambridge; as in Mr. Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales, and other Notices.
N.P., [Cambridge], N.D., [1783]. First Edition, folio, small library stamp on blank verso of title and on last leaf, 9 engraved plates (2 folding, including a view of the school by S. and N. Buck), a little offsetting from the plates, printed prayer sheet and a cont. manuscript list of chaplains tipped in at the end, v, [1], 5-56, [4], 59-158 pp., modern half morocco on contemporary marbled boards, uncut, a nice copy with good wide margins. An account of the history and architecture of Merton Hall, thought to be Cambridge's oldest building. ****Pythagoras's School was a mediaeval building in Cambridge owned by Merton College, Oxford, through the endowment of its founder, Walter de Merton. This account was written by a Fellow of Merton College.
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Book number: 31281
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 264.5 US$ 279.3 | JP„ 31316]
Keywords: Mathematics Architecture Cambridge ANTIQUARIAN

 
[HERON (JOHN)]
An Account of the Donations to the Parish of Newark upon Trent, in the County of Nottingham. By a Parishioner.
London: Printed for the Use of the Parishioners, 1748. First Edition, 4to, vii, [1], 80 pp., original wrappers, spine frayed, uncut and unopened, a very nice copy.
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Book number: 34477
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 147 US$ 155.17 | JP„ 17398]
Keywords: Nottinghamshire Newark British Topography

 
[LASSONE (JOSEPH-MARIE-FRANOIS DE)]
An Account of the Tenia [or Long Tape Worm], and Method of Treating it.
London: Printed for J. Wilkie, 1778. Second edition, corrected and considerably enlarged, xxi, [1], 77, [1]pp., with half-title, 3 folding Copper-engraved plates, faint library stamp on title and margin of third plate, disbound. Translation by Samuel Foart Simmons from the earlier Paris edition. Formerly in the library of the Birmingham Medical Institute.
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Book number: 34342
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 100 US$ 105.51 | JP„ 11831]
Keywords: MEDICINE TENIA MEDICAL PAMPHLETS LONG TAPE WORM

 
[ROTHERAM (JOHN)]
Account of the Statue of King Charles II. Formerly on Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, with the Pasquinade, on its removal to the Exchange, and the Reply.
Newcastle: Printed for John Sykes, 1826. First edition, 7 + [1]pp., of ads, engraved vignette to title-page, a further 3 engravings within the text, disbound.
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Book number: 33046
GBP 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 US$ 47.17 | JP„ 5289]
Keywords: POETRY NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE PAMPHLETS

 
[JACKSON (EDWARD)]
An Account of the Many and Great Loans, Benefactions, and Charities, Belonging to the City of Coventry, To which is annexed, a Copy of the Decretal Order of the Court of Chancery. Relating to the Memorable Charity of Sir Thomas White.
Printed for William Ratten, 1733. First Edition, [ii],vi,[1]-174,[4],175-242pp., lacks final errata leaf, recent half calf, leather label.
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Book number: 24952
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 229.25 US$ 242.06 | JP„ 27141]
Keywords: POOR COVENTRY WARWICKSHIRE TOPOGRAPHY ANTIQUARIAN

 
[KEATE (WILLIAM)]
The Address of William Bull [i.e. William Keate], Gent. to William Pool, Esq; Steward of the Manor of Bishop's-Whitelands, in the south part of Great Britain.
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1790. Second Edition, with alterations and additions, no half-title, 48pp., disbound.
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Book number: 35491
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 100 US$ 105.51 | JP„ 11831]
Keywords: Politics

 
[?WARNER (I.)]
An Address to the University of Oxford, occasioned by a Sermon, intitled, The Divine Institution of the Ministry, and the absolute necessity of Church-Government; preached before that University by the Reverend Mr. Joseph Betty, on the 21st of September 1729. By I. W. L.
Printed for J. Roberts, 1730. Second Edition, [2], 73, [1]pp., pamphlet with a marbled paper spine.
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Book number: 30971
GBP 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.75 US$ 39.72 | JP„ 4454]
Keywords: Theology ANTIQUARIAN

 
[TISSOT (SAMUEL AUGUSTE DAVID), TRANSLATED BY J. KIRKPATRICK].
Advice to the People in General, with Regard to their Health: but particularly calculated for those, who are the most unlikely to be provided in time with the best assistance, in acute Diseases, or upon any sudden inward or outward Accident. With A Table of the most cheap, yet effectual Remedies, and the plainest Directions for preparing them readily. Translated from the French Edition of Dr. Tissot's Avis au peuple, &c. Printed at Lyons; with all the Notes in the two former English Editions, and a few additional ones. By J. Kirkpatrick, M.D. With some further additional Notes and Prescriptions, and with the former Appendix.
London: Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, 1771. Fourth edition revised and corrected, xxxii, [4], 620pp., cont. calf, hinges cracked, rubbed.
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Book number: 33188
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 147 US$ 155.17 | JP„ 17398]
Keywords: MEDICINE HYGIENE HEALTH

 
[ALLARDICE (ROBERT BARCLAY)]
Agricultural Tour in the United States and Upper Canada, with miscellaneous notices. By Captain Barclay of Ury.
Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1842. First Edition, half-title, advertisement leaf at end, one quire sprung, xxiii, [1], 181, [1] pp., with the Fasque bookplate, endpaper torn, original cloth, uncut, gilt lettering on spine, a good copy. The author was the celebrated walking captain, a descendant of the Apologist. Sabin, 3368; Lande, 1535; Staton and Tremaine, 2427.
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Book number: 30896
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 205.75 US$ 217.23 | JP„ 24357]
Keywords: Agriculture Americana Canada ANTIQUARIAN

 
[WITHERS (PHILIP)]
Alfred or a Narrative of the daring and illegal measures to suppress a pamphlet intituled Strictures on the Declaration of Horne Tooke, Esq. respecting "Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales," commonly called Mrs. Fitzherbert; proving, on Principles of Law and Common Sense that a certain illustrious Personage is NOT ELIGIBLE to the important TRUST.
London: Printed for the Author, 1789. New Edition, enlarged, 3cm. stain on upper blank margin of F4, a note "to the public" on p.48 is signed "Philip Withers. February, 2d, 1789.", 48 pp., modern marbled wrappers, printed paper label on upper cover. Withers had written a pamphlet, signed "Alfred," exposing the secret marriage of the Prince of Wales to Mrs. Maria Ann Fitzherbert, whom he termed a "Catholic Whore." He followed this with an anonymous pamphlet, "Nemesis, or a Letter to Alfred," in which he continued to attack Mrs. Fitzherbert, charging her with intimacies with the Marquis de Bellois while in Paris. For this work Mrs. Fitzherbert bought charges against Withers for libel, and he was convicted and sentenced to serve twelve months in Newgate Prison.
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Book number: 32274
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 53 US$ 55.86 | JP„ 6263]
Keywords: Law Libel PAMPHLET

 
[BARRETT (EATON STANNARD)]
All the talents; a satirical poem. By Polypus. Dialogue the Fourth.
London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1807. First edition, [2], vii, [8]-41, [1]pp., engraved frontispiece, disbound.
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Book number: 33816
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.75 US$ 62.07 | JP„ 6959]
Keywords: Political satire POLITICS POETRY PAMPHLET

 
[HUDSON (MARIANNE SPENCER)]
Almack's: A Novel.
London: Saunders and Otley, 1826. Second edition, 3 vols., orig. half calf, marbled boards, a little worn and rubbed.
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Book number: 33230
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 53 US$ 55.86 | JP„ 6263]
Keywords: ENGLISH LITERATURE NOVEL FICTION

 
[HUMPHREYS (R.)]
The Amusing Instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth: with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science... adorned with cuts.
London: Printed for F. Newbery, 1777. Second edition, 12mo, [4], 198pp., engraved frontispiece and 7 engraved plates, 3 full-page wood-engraved, 1 illustration within the text, some offsetting from plates, a couple of gatherings standing proud, cont. calf, joints cracked, untitled spine with raised bands outlined in gilt, corners bumped, head and foot of spine chipped. "Philander, a rich gentleman, sick of dissipation and amusement, retires to the country to devote himself to benevolence, taking as his motto "Virtue alone is happiness below." Hen entertains each Monday six young gentlemen—Master Steady, Master Featherbrain, Master Speakwell, etc.—and each Thursday six young ladies—Miss Allgood, Miss Prattle, Miss Haughty, etc. After one of them has told a story or recited a poem, the remainder of the visit is devoted to the study of the sciences in which each pupil speaks his piece in nauseating sententiousness interlarded with piety."—NBL. Provenance: Early ownership signature of Ann & Elizabeth Harrison on front paste-down. Roscoe, J12; NBL 446; First published in 1769, both edition are rare, ESTC locating four copies of the first (L, O; CLU-S/C, CtY-BR) and five of this second edition (L, O, LEu; CaOHM, CLU-S/C).
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Book number: 34463
GBP 375.00 [Appr.: EURO 440.5 US$ 465.5 | JP„ 52194]
Keywords: JUVENILE CHILDREN'S BOOKS SCIENCE FABLES VERSE TALES PROSE

 
[MAXWELL (HENRY)]
Anguis in Herba: or the Fatal Consequences of a Treaty with France. Wherein it is prov'd, That the Principles whereby the French King governs himself, will not allow him to observe any Treaty longer than it is for his Interest to break it. That he has always aim'd at the Union of the Crowns of France and Spain since the Pyrenæan Treaty. That notwithstanding his Pretences to the contrary, such is his Design at this Day. And, that nothing can prevent it but to reduce his Power to such a Degree, as may perfectly break his Measures.
London, Printed in the Year, 1711. First Edition, contemporary name on title, advertisement leaf at end, 50, [2] pp., modern marbled wrappers, printed label on upper cover. Kress, 2750.
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Book number: 30807
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.5 US$ 80.69 | JP„ 9047]
Keywords: Economics France ANTIQUARIAN PAMPHLETS

 
[JACKSON (WILLIAM A.)]
An Annotated List of the Publications of the Reverend Thomas Frognall Dibdin, D.D. Based mainly on those in the Harvard College Library with Notes of others.
Printed for The Houghton Library, Cambridge. 1965. First Edition, small folio, 64, [1]pp., limited to 500 copies, ex-library, portrait and 6 plates, orig. cloth, printed paper labels. 106 items with full descriptions.
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Book number: 35391
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 24.83 | JP„ 2784]
Keywords: AUTHOR BIBLIOGRAPHY

 
[JACKSON (WILLIAM A.)]
An Annotated List of the Publications of the Reverend Thomas Frognall Dibdin, D.D. Based mainly on those in the Harvard College Library with Notes of others.
Printed for The Houghton Library, Cambridge. 1965. First Edition, small folio, 64,[1]pp., limited to 500 copies, portrait and 6 plates, orig. cloth, printed paper labels. 106 items with full descriptions.
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Book number: 21358
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 US$ 43.45 | JP„ 4871]
Keywords: AUTHOR BIBLIOGRAPHY

 
[SYKES (ARTHUR ASHLEY)]
An Answer to the Nonjurors Charge of Schism upon the Church of England.
London: Printed for James Knapton, 1716. First and only edition, 47, [1]pp., disbound.
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Book number: 33091
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 53 US$ 55.86 | JP„ 6263]
Keywords: HISTORY CHURCH OF ENGLAND PAMPHLETS

 
[BRETT (JOHN)]
An Answer to a late Pamphlet, Intituled, A Free and Candid Inquiry, Addressed to the Representatives, &c. of this Kingdom.
Dublin: [N.p.], 1753. First edition, 46, [2] pp., signature of Philip Wolfe on title, disbound, uncut. John Brett was Rector of Moynalty, (Irish: Maigh nEalta), is a village in the north-west of County Meath in Ireland.
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Book number: 33772
GBP 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 129.25 US$ 136.55 | JP„ 15310]
Keywords: Ireland PAMPHLET DUBLIN IMPRINT MOYNALTY COUNTY MEATH

 
[DEFOE (DANIEL)?]
An Answer to the Late K. James's Last Declaration, dated at St. Germains, April 17. S.N. 1693.
London, Printed for Richard Baldwin, 1693. First Edition, 4to, half-title, [4], 40 pp., modern half calf, spine gilt. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Moore). Attribution disputed by Furbank and Owens, Defoe de-attributions. Sometimes also attributed to James Welwood (Wing, W1302). A partial reprinting of and reply to: James II. His Majesties most gracious declaration to all his loving subjects.**** First leaf bears half-title on recto and imprimatur, "This may be printed, June 5. 1693. J. Trenchard.", on verso. Moore, ; Wing, D827C.
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Book number: 30898
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 346.75 US$ 366.19 | JP„ 41059]
Keywords: HISTORY ANTIQUARIAN

 
[SMITH (CHARLES) & HARRIS (WALTER)]
The Antient and Present State of the County of Down, Containing a chorographical description, with the natural and civil history of the same. Illustrated by observations made on the baronies, parishes, towns, villages... &c. With a survey of the new canal; as also a new and correct map of the county...
Dublin: Printed by A. Reilly, for Edward Exshaw, 1744. First edition, xx, 271, [21]pp., with folding engraved map and 4 folding engraved plates, cont. quarter calf, marbled boards, vellum tips, hinges starting, red morocco title label to spine, overall a nice copy in original state. First edition complete with all plates and map (plates often found missing). This was the first Irish county history on a large scale ever written.
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Book number: 34316
GBP 575.00 [Appr.: EURO 675.5 US$ 713.76 | JP„ 80030]
Keywords: IRELAND IRISH TOPOGRAPHY COUNTY DOWN

 
[KITCHMER (WILLIAM)]
Apicius Redivivus. The Cook's Oracle: containing practical receipts. For roasting, boiling, frying... &c, &c, on the most economical plan for private families; also, the art of composing the most simple, and most highly finished broths, gravies, soups, sauces, and flavoring essences: the quantity of each article being accurately stated by weight or measure... The result of actual experiments made in the kitchen of a physician, for the purpose of composing a culinary code for the rational epicure.
Printed for John Hatchard. 1818. Second Edition, large 12mo, revised, lvii,[i],59-592,[8 of music],pp., engraved frontispiece (foxed) of marketing table and eight pages of music titled "Anacreontic Song" at end, recent quarter calf, marbled boards, leather label to spine, uncut. The convivial song concludes (con spirito) 'Let me while I live entwine the joys of friendship, love and wine'. Cagle 798; Bitting, p.262; Oxford, p.146.
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Book number: 24993
GBP 325.00 [Appr.: EURO 382 US$ 403.43 | JP„ 45235]
Keywords: COOKERY GASTRONOMY FOOD WINE DRINK MEDICINE ANTIQUARIAN

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