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[WARDLE, George]. [An eighteenth-century manuscript daybook]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1769]. Folio. Manuscript on paper. [40] leaves. Contemporary drab paper wrappers. Extremities rubbed and marked. First half of text-block detached from binding, occasional spotting/chipping to margins, two leaves excised, substantial loss to one (blank) leaf. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 13995
[BICKHAM, George]. The General Simple Interest Table. [London]. Thomas Hundeshagen, 1741. 12mo. Single engraved leaf, printed on one side only. Stitched together with 4pp of printed interest tables, seemingly extracted from near contemporary almanacs, and a further four leaves of manuscript tables and notes. Disbound. Lightly browned. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19222
[GREAT BRITAIN. Board of Inland Revenue]. Assessor's Warrant and instructions. [London?]. [s.n.], 1847. Quarto. 30pp. With the tax commissioners' wax seals, a couple of paragraphs in red. In the original stamped blue wrappers. Spine a bit cracked, small repair to lower margin of upper cover, trace of horizontal fold, slight age browning, little marginal spotting and offsetting from seals to a few leaves. Contemporary inscriptions 'Uggeshall' and 'L781' to wrappers, names of appointed assessors and appointing commissioners' signatures in ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20102
WILLIAMS, James. The law of the universities. London. Butterworth & Co., 1910. First edition. 8vo. xviii, 151, [1], 3pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Bookplate of William Rosslyn Tetley to FEP, ticket of Maruzen booksellers to REF. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21241
RUSSELL, Bertrand. Bolshevism: practice and theory. New York. Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. First American edition. 8vo. 192pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in dark blue. A trifle rubbed. Later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21242
[CALLENDER, James Thomson]. The political progress of britain; or an impartial account of the Principal Abuses in the Government of this Country, from the Revolution in 1688. The whole tending to prove the ruinous Consequences of the popular System of War and Conquest. Part first.. London. Printed for T. Kay...and Robertson & Berry...Edinburgh, 1792. 8vo. First part, all published. 80pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled paper boards, gilt supralibros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards. Extremities rubbed, joints split, boards held by cords only. Paper shelf-label pasted to FEP, manuscript contents to recto of FFEP, title page and final leaf dust-soiled, occasional spotting. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 21203
[CALLENDER, James Thomson]. The political progress of britain; or an impartial account of the Principal Abuses in the Government of this Country, from the Revolution in 1688. The whole tending to prove the ruinous Consequences of the popular System of War and Conquest. Part first.. Edinburgh. Printed for Robertson & Berry...and T. Kay...London, 1792. First edition. 8vo. First part, all published. 80pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled paper boards, gilt supralibros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards. Extremities rubbed, joints split, boards held by cords only. Paper shelf-label pasted to FEP, internally clean and crisp. Manuscript letter dated 3rd January 1872 tipped-in to recto of FFEP: 'My dear Sir, I return to you the pamphlet which caused the imprisonment ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18457
[SMITH, Adam]. JOYCE, Jeremiah. A complete analysis, or abridgment of dr. adam smith's inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. Cambridge. Printed by and for B. Flower, 1804. Second edition. 8vo. 324pp. Modern morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt. Slightly rubbed to extremities, occasional marking, else a crisp, unpressed and generously margined copy, displaying several untrimmed fore-edges (and some marginal paper flaws). With occasional neat early underlining of key passages, suggesting a close reading, a handful of single-word manuscript translations into French, early ink-stamps of Wm. McKendrick to early blank preceding title, and following leaf, and later ink ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21202
SMITH, Adam. BLAVET, M. l'Abbe. Theorie des sentimens moraux; traduction nouvelle De l'Anglois de M. Smith, ancien Professeur de Philosophie a Glascow; Avec une Table raisonnee des matieres contenues dans l'Ouvrage. Paris. Chez Valade, 1774-5. First edition of the second French translation. 12mo. In two volumes. lvi, 249, [5]; [4], 329pp, [3]. With half-titles to both volumes, and a terminal publisher's catalogue to Vol I. Contemporary cats-paw calf, spines richly gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. Rubbed to extremities, slight loss at head of spines. Marbled endpapers, occasional feint damp-staining, else a crisp set. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20824
[HOUSE OF LORDS]. Alexander Lord Macdonald, - Appellant. Norman Macleod of Macleod, Esq. - Respondent. The Appellant's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1781]. 15pp, [1].

[Together with:] [HOUSE OF LORDS]. The Right Honourable Alexander Lord M'Donald, of the Kingdom of Ireland, - Appellant. Lieutenant Colonel Normand M'Leod, of Macleod, - Respondent. The Respondent's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1781]. 21pp, [1].

Folio. Disbound, three horizontal folds to each, docket titles to verso of final leaves. A trifle dust-soiled, slight chipping to edges. More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21120
HUME, David. Commentaries on the law of scotland, respecting the description and punishment of crimes. Edinburgh. Printed for Bell & Bradfute...and for E. Balfour, 1797. First edition. In two volumes. [5], x-lxiii, [1], 489, [1]; [4], 618pp. With half titles.

[Together with:] HUME, David. Commentaries on the law of scotland, respecting trial for crimes. Edinburgh. Printed for Bell & Bradfute...and for E. Balfour...by Adam Neill & Co., 1800. First edition. In two volumes. xxvi, [2], 464; [4], 472pp. With half-titles. Loss to lower margin of leaf Ii4, Vol. I.

Quarto. Uniformely bound ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 14835
FAWCETT, Millicent Garrett. Women's suffrage: a short history of a great movement. London. T. C. & E. C. Jack, [1912]. First edition. 8vo. 94pp, [2]. With a half-title and a final leaf of advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, decorated and lettered in black. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Some browning to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp, a fine copy. Two contemporary postcards depicting Fawcett and other members of the women's suffrage movement loosely inserted. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: ' To Irene Hancock with ... More > £ 3,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20194
LOCKE, John. Some Familiar Letters between Mr. locke, and Several of his Friends. London. Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1708. First edition. [4], 540pp.

[Bound uniformly with:] [LOCKE, John]. Mr. Locke's Reply To the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Worcester's Answer to his Second Letter... London. Printed by H.C. for A. and J. Churchill, 1699. First edition. [2], 452pp, [2]. With terminal errata. Marginal loss to X4, some browning to text.

[And:] [LOCKE, John]. Mr. Locke's Reply To the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Worcester's ... More >
£ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 13581
[DIVORCE]. Cases of divorce for Several Causes... London. Printed for E. Curll, 1715. First edition. [8], xlvii, [1], 48, 40, [2], 41-60, [2], 34pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and seven final publisher's advertisement leaves. ESTC T76890.

[Bound after:] ABBOT, George. The case of impotency, As Debated in England, In the Remarble tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of Essex, and the Lady Frances Howard, who, after Eight Years Marriage, commenc'd a Suit against him for Impotency... London. Printed for E. ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20343