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Image for A Prisoner of France; the memoirs, diary, and correspondence of Charles Boothby, Captain Royal Engineers, during his last campaign.

A Prisoner of France; the memoirs, diary, and correspondence of Charles Boothby, Captain Royal Engineers, during his last campaign.

By: BOOTHBY, Captain Charles

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black, 1898.:

Seller ID: 39833


1st Edition. 8vo. pp. xi, 282; portrait frontispiece, facsimile of Boothby’s passport. Later half calf. Very Good. View more info

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A Narrative of the Peninsular War.

By: HAY, Major [Andrew] Leith

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: David Lizars, 1831.:

Seller ID: 39830


1st Edition, 2 volumes. Small 8vo. pp. xvi, 314: viii, 298: 22 plates. Contemporary polished calf, rubbed but sound, lacks title label to first volume. Hay was present at many actions from Corunna to the storming of San Sebastian as aide-de-camp to his uncle General Sir James Leith; he was much involved in gathering intelligence. View more info

The Lectures Used by the Manchester Unity of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Sanctioned and Approved by the Bristol A.M.C. June, 1846.

By: INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Printed by P.G. Griffin, [1846].:

Seller ID: 37331


12mo. pp. 64. Contemporary sheep, a little finger marked but Very Good. View more info

Supplement to the Lecture-Book, of the Manchester Unity, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. 1834.

By: INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Cockermouth: Printed by P. Pr. G. M. John Naisbit, C.S., 1845.:

Seller ID: 37332


12mo. pp. 66. Contemporary sheep. A little finger marked otherwise Very Good. View more info

Image for A Genealogical Record of the Families of King and Henham, in the County of Kent. Containing Pedigrees of Cox, Knowles, Hopwood, Thornton, Peckham, Sex, Hicks, Hughes, Alexander, Woodhams, Larkin, Wild, Coveney, Boorman, Gore, Hatch, Vine, Plane, Iden, etc.

A Genealogical Record of the Families of King and Henham, in the County of Kent. Containing Pedigrees of Cox, Knowles, Hopwood, Thornton, Peckham, Sex, Hicks, Hughes, Alexander, Woodhams, Larkin, Wild, Coveney, Boorman, Gore, Hatch, Vine, Plane, Iden, etc.

By: KING, William Louis

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Mitchell and Hughes, 1899.:

Seller ID: 37899


Folio. pp. 39; 2 illustrations, photogravure. Original cloth a little rubbed and spotted with a little wear to the head of the spine. Tipped in is a short ALs from the author addressed to an unnamed contributor to the book and presenting him with a copy. With occasional pencil annotations. Privately printed in an edition of only 40 copies. View more info

Image for Formulare Anglicanum: or, a Collection of Ancient Charters and Instruments of Divers Kinds Taken from Originals Placed Under Several Heads, and Deduced (in a series according to their time) from the Norman Conquest, to the End of the Reign of King Henry the VIII.

Formulare Anglicanum: or, a Collection of Ancient Charters and Instruments of Divers Kinds Taken from Originals Placed Under Several Heads, and Deduced (in a series according to their time) from the Norman Conquest, to the End of the Reign of King Henry the VIII.

By: MADOX, Thomas

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Jacob Tonson, 1702.:

Seller ID: 37234


folio. pp. [10], xxxiv, 441, [11]; 2 folding plates. Full contemporary speckled calf, a little worn on the spine but sound. The rare Large Paper edition, 377 x 230 mm with a penciled note "From the Library of the Marquis of Hastings" View more info

Image for Baronia Anglica. An History of the Land-Honors and Baronies, and of the Tenure in Capite. Verified by Records.

Baronia Anglica. An History of the Land-Honors and Baronies, and of the Tenure in Capite. Verified by Records.

By: MADOX, Thomas

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Francis Gosling, 1741.:

Seller ID: 37235


Folio. pp. 292, [27, index]. Nineteenth century full calf, gilt, rubbed on the spine and lacking the title label otherwise Very Good. View more info

Image for Il Senato Fioentino o sia Notizia de Senatori Fiorentini dal suo principio fino al presente. Seconda edizione ampliata. Al Nobiliss. Sig. Marchese Alamanno Bartolini Salimbeni.

Il Senato Fioentino o sia Notizia de Senatori Fiorentini dal suo principio fino al presente. Seconda edizione ampliata. Al Nobiliss. Sig. Marchese Alamanno Bartolini Salimbeni.

By: MANNI, Dominico Maria

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Firenze: per lo stecchi, e il pagani, 1771.:

Seller ID: 21611


Small 4to. pp. VIII, xliii, 143, [1 printed addenda], [5, manuscript addenda]. Contemporary half Italian (?) vellum a little soiled with 4 pin pricks in the spine, but an excellent clean copy. With engraved title page and engraved armorials throughout. The single sheet printed addenda covers two senators appointed in 1767; the five pages of neat contemporary manuscript cover a further eight senators appointed up to 1782, each with a hand drawn armorial. genealogy ital... View more info

Image for The Annual Report of the Gloucester Diocesan Society for the Education of the Poor...[to] Seventh Annual Report...

The Annual Report of the Gloucester Diocesan Society for the Education of the Poor...[to] Seventh Annual Report...

By: POOR

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Gloucester: Walker and Sons, printers, 1817 - 23.:

Seller ID: 38529


7 parts. 8vo. pp. 16: 14: 15: 15: 14: 15: 12. Disbound. No locations traced. The first 7 annual reports. View more info

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Report of the Proceedings of the Cheltenham Benevolent & Anti-Mendicity Society, During the Year 1829, Being the Third Year of Its Operations; Together with and Appeal on its Behalf.

By: POOR [CLOSE, Rev. F.]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Cheltenham: J.J. Hadley, printer, [1829]:

Seller ID: 38530


8vo. pp. 24. Disbound. In addition to relief to the sick poor [the distribution of coal and nourishment tickets], the society also paid a premium [bounty] of 2s. 6d. to the constables on the commitment of any vagrant to prison whom they have found begging. No locations traced. View more info

Image for Report of the Proceedings of the Cheltenham Benevolent & Anti-Mendicity Society, During the Year 1829, Being the Third Year of Its Operations; Together with and Appeal on its Behalf.

Report of the Proceedings of the Cheltenham Benevolent & Anti-Mendicity Society, During the Year 1829, Being the Third Year of Its Operations; Together with and Appeal on its Behalf.

By: POOR [CLOSE, Rev. F.]

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Cheltenham: J.J. Hadley, printer, [1829]:

Seller ID: 38531


8vo. pp. 24. Disbound, a little browned. In addition to relief to the sick poor [the distribution of coal and nourishment tickets], the society also paid a premium [bounty] of 2s. 6d. to the constables on the commitment of any vagrant to prison whom they have found begging. No locations traced. View more info

Image for History of the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wire-Drawers and of the Origin and Development of the Industry Which the Company Represents.

History of the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wire-Drawers and of the Origin and Development of the Industry Which the Company Represents.

By: STEWART, Horace

Price: £150.00

Publisher: The Leadenhall Press, 1891.:

Seller ID: 38321


4to. pp. xvi, 140; plates and line illustrations. Original decorated cloth, a little worn and front inner joint a little tender. View more info

Image for An Inquiry Into the Present State of the Existing County rate, Addressed to Owners and Occupiers of Lands Within the County of Dorset. Minutes of Evidence Before a Select Committee of the House of Lords, Appointed to Inquire into the Charges on County Rates in England and Wales.

An Inquiry Into the Present State of the Existing County rate, Addressed to Owners and Occupiers of Lands Within the County of Dorset. Minutes of Evidence Before a Select Committee of the House of Lords, Appointed to Inquire into the Charges on County Rates in England and Wales.

By: YEATMAN, Rev. Harry Farr

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Sherborne: T.H. Toll, [1835]:

Seller ID: 37250


8vo. pp. 138. Contemporary sheep. Old repair to the spine otherwise Very Good. Originally published as two separate items in 1828 and 1835, this is the first collected edition. View more info

The Report of a Speech on the Policy of the Existing Corn Laws, in Opposition to the Ministerial Plan of a Fixed Duty on Corn; Delivered at the Town Hall at Dorchester, on the 15th of May, 1841.

By: YEATMAN, Rev. Harry Farr

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Sherborne: T.H. Toll, 1841.:

Seller ID: 37251


8vo. pp. 106. Contemporary sheep, worn on the spine, first gathering loose. View more info

Image for Annals of the Peninsular Campaigns: from MDCCCVIII to MDCCCXIV.

Annals of the Peninsular Campaigns: from MDCCCVIII to MDCCCXIV.

By: [HAMILTON, Captain Thomas]

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1829.:

Seller ID: 39832


1st Edition. 3 volumes in one. 12mo. pp. xi, [1], 388; iv, 366, [1]; v, 450: 14 maps and plans. Contemporary half morocco, a little rubbed; half title a little loose, the author’s name has been written in ink on the title page. View more info

Image for Letters from Portugal and Spain, written during the march of British Troops under Sir John Moore with a map of the route and appropriate engravings.

Letters from Portugal and Spain, written during the march of British Troops under Sir John Moore with a map of the route and appropriate engravings.

By: [PORTER, Sir Robert Ker]

Price: £320.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809.:

Seller ID: 39831


1st Edition. 8vo. pp. xiv, [1], 320, [16, publisher’s catalogue dated December 1808]; folding plan and 6 fine aquatints. Original baords, worn on the corners, new paper spine retaining the original title label. With the ownership signature of Lord Pollington [John Savile, 2nd Earl of Mexborough] View more info

Memoirs of Serjeant Paul Swanston; Being a Narrative of a Soldier's Life, in Barracks, Ships, Camps, Battles, and Captivity on Sea and Land; With Notices of the Most Adventurous of His Comrades, written by himself and now first published.

By: [SOMERVILLE, Alexander]

Price: £180.00

Publisher: B.D. Cousins, [1840]:

Seller ID: 32987


8vo. pp. [6], 434. Contemporary half sheep, front board detached, pages rather browned. Alexander Sommerville (1811 - 1885) was a Scottish journalist and radical who had joined the Royal Scots Greys in 1831. Following their deployment to quell troubles during the Reform Bill he wrote a letter to a newspaper claiming that the army would not draw swords on the citizens. On an alternative pretext he was sentenced to 100 lashes and flogged. Subsequent questions in parliame... View more info