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BARRY, George, Rev.. The history of the Orkney Islands: in which is comprehended an account of their present as well as their ancient state; together with the advantages they possess for several branches of industry, and the means by which they may be improved. Edinburgh. Printed for the Author by D. Willison, 1805. First edition. Quarto. viii, 509pp, [3]. With an engraved folding map and 11 engraved plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, tooled and lettered in gilt. Very minor shelf-wear. Ink library stamp to title page, foxed, occasional offsetting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23297
BASTUS, D. Vicente Joaquin. Curso de declamacion o arte dramatico. Barcelona. Juan Oliveres, 1848. First edition. 8vo. 406pp. Contemporary embroidered (with armorial bearings and initials A.L. to upper board, author's name the lower board, and title to spine, all in silver thread) red silk, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Cream silk endpapers, upper hinge exposed, board held by cords only. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23953
W[RIGHT], J[ames]. A Compendious View Of the late Tumults & Troubles In This kingdom, by way of annals For seven years: viz. From the beginning of the 30th to the End of the 36th Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King Charles II of Blessed Memory. London. Printed by Edw. Jones, 1685. 8vo. [16], 135 [i.e. 134], 137-209pp, [15]. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements. A reissue of the through-paged edition of the same year, with leaves K3-5 (pp. 133-138) cancelled and replaced with cancellans K3-4 (paginated 133, 135, 137-138). Contemporary blind-ruled speckled calf. Rubbed, joints split, loss to head of spine, corners bumped. Later inked ownership inscriptions to title page and head of first page of ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22105
WHITESTONE, James. A reading upon the statute of murder, 10 Hen. VII. chap. xxi. In course of which, The Doctrine "That all are Principals in High Treason," is considered; with some observations on the cases of george robert fitzgerald, Esq. And james foy. Dublin. Printed by William Whitestone, 1787. First edition. 8vo. [2], 172, 36pp. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's powder blue wrappers. Without spine panel, extremities lightly browned, first gathering working loose. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17682
HARTREE, D[ouglas] R[ayner]. Calculating machines: Recent and Prospective Developments and their impact on Mathematical Physics. Cambridge. University Press, 1947. First edition. 8vo. 40pp. With two half-tone plates. Contemporary cloth-backed grey paper boards, title in manuscript to upper board, Original publisher's printed cream wrappers bound in. Extremities rubbed. Blind-stamp of the Hill Reference Library, Saint Paul to title page and p. 9-10, with their ink-stamp to foot of p.40. Book-label of of Erwin Tomash to verso of upper wrapper. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22396
HARRISON, George R.. [Drop-head title:] Improved design of the mechanical interval sorter and its application to the analysis of complex spectra [In The Review of Scientific Instruments with Physics News and Views, Vol. 4, No. 11, New series, November 1933]. Lancaster, PA. American Institute of Physics, 1933. First edition. 8vo. 581-586pp. Contemporary buff wrappers, printed paper lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Erwin Tomash's copy, though not identified as such. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 24008