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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 214.5 US$ 254.32 | JP 26637]
Keywords: SOCIAL STUDIES POOR BUCKINGHAMSHIRE ASHENDON AYLESBURY BUCKINGHAM BURNHAM COTTESLOE DESBOROUGH STOKE CHIPPING WYCOMBE

 
[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 214.5 US$ 254.32 | JP 26637]
Keywords: POOR COVENTRY WARWICKSHIRE TOPOGRAPHY ANTIQUARIAN

 
[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 220 US$ 260.84 | JP 27320]
Keywords: Royal Family HISTORY ANTIQUARIAN

 
[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 247.5 US$ 293.44 | JP 30735]
Keywords: Mathematics Architecture Cambridge 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 165 US$ 195.63 | JP 20490]
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 71.5 US$ 84.77 | JP 8879]
Keywords: ALPHABET LANGUAGES LINGUISTICS

 
[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 42 US$ 49.56 | JP 5191]
Keywords: POETRY NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE PAMPHLETS

 
[LASSONE (JOSEPH-MARIE-FRANOIS 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 93.5 US$ 110.86 | JP 11611]
Keywords: MEDICINE TENIA MEDICAL PAMPHLETS LONG TAPE WORM

 
[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 137.5 US$ 163.02 | JP 17075]
Keywords: Nottinghamshire Newark British Topography

 
[ANDREE (JOHN)]
An Account of the Tilbury Water. Containing, a narrative of the discovery of the medicinal qualities of this spring, experiments on the water, observations on the experiments, the vertues of the water interspers'd with various cases, the manner of drinking it; and lastly several remarkable cures.
London: Printed for W. Meadows, 1740. Second edition with additions, 8vo (190 x 115 mm), [4], i [i.e. iii]-iv, [7]-40pp., pp. [5-6] misnumbered i and iv, title page a little dusty, recent quarter red morocco, marbled boards, red morocco label lettered in gilt on upper cover. John Andree, (1697/81785), physician, was the co-founder of the London Hospital. "During his life he was best-known as the physician who extolled the medicinal properties of the alterative water derived from a particular well in the village of West Tilbury, Essex. His tract An Account of the Tilbury Water (1737) remained in print for half a century; the water was promoted as a 'true specifick' for diarrhoeas and all kinds of fluxes, and was considered to be 'fitted by nature to absorb and correct the acrimonious contents of the stomach and bowels'."(ODNB). Wellcome on-line, no. 10628708.
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Book number: 36898
GBP 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 148.5 US$ 176.07 | JP 18441]
Keywords: MEDICINE HYDROLOGY TILBURY WATER

 
[?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 35.25 US$ 41.73 | JP 4371]
Keywords: Theology 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 93.5 US$ 110.86 | JP 11611]
Keywords: Politics

 
[SIKES (THOMAS)]
An Address to Lord Teignmouth. President of the British and Foreign Bible Society, occasioned by his address to the clergy of the Church of England. By a country clergyman.
London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington, 1805. First edition, 36pp., disbound. "A country clergyman" is usually identified as Thomas Sikes, Vicar of Guilsborough.
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Book number: 35673
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 39.13 | JP 4098]
Keywords: CHURCH OF ENGLAND BIBLE

 
[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 137.5 US$ 163.02 | JP 17075]
Keywords: MEDICINE HYGIENE HEALTH

 
[CARACCIOLI (LOUIS-ANTOINE, MARQUIS DE)]
Advice from a Lady of Quality to Her Children; in the Last Stage of a Lingering Illness. Translated from the French, by S. Glasse.
London: Printed by John Rivington, Jun. 1779. Second English translation, 2 vols., 12mo (160 x 100 mm), [2], xv, [1], 190; 231, [1]pp., cont. quarter mottled calf, marbled boards, vellum tips, red morocco title labels, lower blank corner of last six leaves ragged otherwise a fine set. A nice set of this spoof courtesy book which was translated by Samuel Glasse from L. A. Carracioli's Les derniers adieux... The first edition of this translation was 1778, with a third edition being published in 1785. Provenance: Ownership signature "Eliza. Brown, Dothill Park, Near Wellington, Salop, Augst 25th 1806"; booklabel of Mr J. P. Brown-Westhead, Lea Castle.
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Book number: 36868
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 214.5 US$ 254.32 | JP 26637]
Keywords: SOCIAL SCIENCES COURTESY BOOK

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