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The Vicar and Moses.

By: [ALLBUTT, J.]

Price: £380.00

Publisher: Leeds: J. Binns and London: J Wallis, July 2nd 1784.:

Seller ID: 38781


Single sheet, hand coloured illustration over engraved music with melody and words, 385 x 280 mm. A little surface soiling and a couple of ink splashes. This version apparently unrecorded. View more info

Documents and Drawings Illustrative of Blore’s History of Rutland.

By: [BLORE, Thomas]

Price: £2,200.00

Publisher: Manuscript, c. 1840.:

Seller ID: 39487


Folio. 70 leaves. With transcripts of charters relating to Braunston, Exton, North Luffenham and Ridlington; pedigrees of the families of Umbraville, Dawnay, Digley and Ridlington; and other manuscripts, lovely watercolours of seals and coats of arms. Also includes a 2 page ALs from Thomas Blore dated 1807. Contemporary full morocco, joints just starting, head of spine torn. View more info

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The Gas-lighters’ Address To the Inhabitants of Liverpool.

By: [CHURCH, William]

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Liverpool: J. Worrall, printer, 1830.:

Seller ID: 39515


Single sheet, 370 x 255 mm. Woodcuts and decorated border, a little creased. Probably issued on Boxing Day to elicit donations, this flier with verse outlining a gas lighter’s onerous duties [”His labour hard as any galley Turk”] to make safe the city’s inhabitants [”No skulking villains then you need to dread”], is a rare survival. “In consequence of the many imposters [sic] going about last year collecting Christmas Donations... View more info

The Churchill Toby Jug. [List of] Subscribers.

By: [CHURCHILL, Winston S.]

Price: £450.00

Publisher: c. 1947.:

Seller ID: 38136


4to. pp. [20]. The original manuscript subscribers’ book for the Churchill Toby Jug which Lord Mackintosh of Halifax commissioned from Leonard Jarvis in 1947. The jug was produced in an edition of 350 numbered copies. The manuscript consists of neatly drawn cells for the autographs of the recipients, numbered 1 - 260, the balance up to 350 not numbered. Over 50 of these cells contain actual autographs of the subscriber, including Mackintosh of Halifax [2], Electra ... View more info

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The Poor Man’s Petition. [a poem]

By: [COGGES CHARITIES?]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: [Oxford?]: C. Penny, c. 1820:

Seller ID: 39527


Single sheet, 195 x 160 mm. Decorative border and woodcut of well-dressed mother and daughter giving alms to an old man. A little frayed and torn. Cogges is a village close to Witney in Oxfordshire. This would appear to be an appeal for the poor, possibly a ballad to be sold by the poor in the manner of an early ‘Big Issue’. View more info

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A History of Hurstperpoint, by a Native, a Minor.

By: [ELLIS, William Smith]

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Brighton: Phillips, 1837.:

Seller ID: 38336


Small 8vo. pp. iv, 74. Original printed boards, cloth spine torn down most of its length. Copac lists the Guildhall Library and the National Trust only. View more info

Image for Health of Towns. Sewerage and Drainage. To the Committee of Improvement Appointed by the Bristol Town Council. [The following letter, by Dr. Fairbrother, appeared in the Bristol Newspapers of March, 1844, and being equally applicable now that the subject has assumed so much importance, it has been considered desirable to re-print it.]

Health of Towns. Sewerage and Drainage. To the Committee of Improvement Appointed by the Bristol Town Council. [The following letter, by Dr. Fairbrother, appeared in the Bristol Newspapers of March, 1844, and being equally applicable now that the subject has assumed so much importance, it has been considered desirable to re-print it.]

By: [FAIRBROTHER, A.]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: No Publisher, 1845 or later.:

Seller ID: 38535


8vo. pp. 12. Disbound. Originally published in Bristol Newspapers in March 1844, it is likely that this was reprinted at the time of the Report of the General Board of Health for Bristol in 1850. No locations traced. View more info

Image for A General Chart of the Coasts from the River Thames & South Part of Ireland, to the Mediterranean Sea, from materials in the Hydrographical Office Admiralty.

A General Chart of the Coasts from the River Thames & South Part of Ireland, to the Mediterranean Sea, from materials in the Hydrographical Office Admiralty.

By: [HURD, Capt. Thomas]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Capt. Hurd, Hydrographical Office, 1810.:

Seller ID: 39469


1st Edition. Engraved map, 640 x 485 mm. Dissected and mounted on linen. Some very light offsetting. BL and NLW only. View more info

Image for Selections from the Hursley Magazine for the Years 1848 & 1849: with facsimiles of the Original Title Pages and other illustrations.

Selections from the Hursley Magazine for the Years 1848 & 1849: with facsimiles of the Original Title Pages and other illustrations.

By: [HURSLEY PARK] YOUNG, Rev. Peter editor

Price: £3,000.00

Publisher: Hursley Park: privately printed at Hursley Park, 1861.:

Seller ID: 38146


8vo. pp. [14], 145; 11 lithographs [some hand coloured]. Bound in an unusual leaf patterned contemporary sheep binding, lettered in gilt along the spine. A ‘country house’ printing. “This little book has been printed by ladies with Cooper’s Palrour Printing Press; the Illustrations, copied from the originals by the same hands, have been reproduced by the Anastatic process” [by Cowwel’s of Ipswich]. “Only thirty copies have bee... View more info

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The Sparrow.

By: [KENDALL, Edward Augustus]

Price: £600.00

Publisher: E. Newbery, 1798.:

Seller ID: 39557


12mo. pp. xv, 200; frontispiece engraved by J. Scott after Thurston, woodcut to title page. Original green vellum backed boards, the boards faded and worn on the corners, the vellum split along most of the front joint. Internally a little shaken, corner torn from final text leaf with loss of part of the catch-word. Roscoe J208(I). View more info

Image for Mrs Hamilton, by a Niece of the late Miss Austen.

Mrs Hamilton, by a Niece of the late Miss Austen.

By: [LEFROY, Anna Austen]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Elkin Mathews, 1927.:

Seller ID: 39646


1st Edition. Original boards with just a little wear along the rear board’s foredge. Limited edition, number 71 of 510 copies. View more info

Image for A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in the Lockwood Memorial Library of the University of Buffalo. Introduction by Charles D. Abbott, librarian of the Lockwood Memorial Library.

A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in the Lockwood Memorial Library of the University of Buffalo. Introduction by Charles D. Abbott, librarian of the Lockwood Memorial Library.

By: [LOCKWOOD, Thomas B.]

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York: Printed by Richard W. Ellis for the Lockwood Memorial Library, 1935.:

Seller ID: 39628


1st Edition. Limited to 960 copies. Calf backed cloth, Fine in slipcase. Presentation copy inscribed by Abbott, with a letter from him loosely inserted. Contains details of a selection of literature 1st Editions, private press books and fine bindings. View more info

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The Hero in Man.

By: [RUSSELL, George] A.E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Orpheus Press, 1910.:

Seller ID: 39641


2nd Edition. Original wrappers, Very Good. The Orpheus Series No. I. View more info

Image for The Clock House, No. 8, Chelsea Embankment. For Sale by Auction. An Important Freehold Town House.

The Clock House, No. 8, Chelsea Embankment. For Sale by Auction. An Important Freehold Town House.

By: [SHAW, Richard Norman]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Messrs, Chesterton & Sons, 1920.:

Seller ID: 38785


4to. pp. 12; 4 photographs. Wrappers, Very Good. Auction particulars for this important house designed by Richard Norman Shaw and built in 1879. Externally it remains much the same, though with less ivy; internally it has long ago been converted into appartments. View more info

Image for Address to the Mummy at Belzoni’s Exhibition.

Address to the Mummy at Belzoni’s Exhibition.

By: [SMITH, Horace]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: c. 1821.:

Seller ID: 39790


3 page manuscript copy of Horace Smith’s poem, apparently copied by J. Ward in the 1820s. Possibly the only remembered poem by Horace Smith, this celebrated Belzoni’s great exhibitions of the early 1820 where he displayed some of his finest acquisitions from Egypt. View more info

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A View of the Savoy from the River Thames.

By: [VERTUE, George]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries, [1750]:

Seller ID: 38784


Folio print, 315 x 460 mm [plate size]. Small blind stamp on on lower edge on text otherwise a nice clean impression. The original Savoy Palace was destroyed during the Peasants Revolt in 1381. This building, built as a hospital by Henry VII; it later became a military hospital, then a barracks. Partially destroyed by fire in the late 18th century, the remaining buildings were demolished in the 19th century. View more info

Image for Introduction to Sally, by the author of “Elizabeth and Her German Garden.”

Introduction to Sally, by the author of “Elizabeth and Her German Garden.”

By: [von ARNIM, Elizabeth]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: MacMillan, 1926.:

Seller ID: 39626


1st Edition. Near Fine in spotted, torn and chipped dust wrapper. View more info

An Account of the Action Between the Allied Army and That of France, near Tournay, the 11th of May, N.S. 1745. With the Names of the General and Other Officers, and a Number of private Men and Horses, that were killed, wounded and missing in each regiment.

By: [WAR OF THE AUSTRIAN SUCCESSION]

Price: £275.00

Publisher: Whitehall: Published by Authority, May 11, 1745.:

Seller ID: 39738


Small folio. pp. 8. Unbound, a little worn along the edges. The official account of the action which was a prelude to the famous French victory at Fontenoy. View more info