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BURKE, Edmund. Speech of edmund burke, Esq. member of parliament for the city of bristol, On presenting to the House of Commons (On the 11th of February, 1780) a plan for the better security of the independence of parliament, and the oeconomical reformation of the civil and other establishments. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1780. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1]. With a half-title. ESTC T49639.

[Bound with:] [GEORGE IV]. Anticipation of the speeches intended to be spoken In the house of commons, On friday, May 4, upon the motion of alderman newnham, relative to the affairs of the prince of wales. London. Printed for J. Kearsley, 1787. New edition. [2], 110pp. With a half-title. Not in ESTC. cf. ESTC T18578.

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CULLUM, R. [compiler]. The Addresses, Speeches, squibs, songs, &c. which were circulated during the recent general election of members for the city of exeter, and county of devon; together with those published at the contested election in 1816... Exeter. Printed at the General-Printing-Office, by R. Cullum, 1818. First edition. 12mo. [2], ii, [1], 6-415pp, [1]. Later red half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, armorial bookplate of English barrister Sir Trehawke Herbert Kekewich (1851-1932) and later ticket of Exeter Rare Books to FEP, without FFEP, adhesive residue to gutter of title page, closed tear to gutter of leaf A1, slight loss to margin of leaf E1 (clipping text without ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24090
[STUBBS, W., TALMASH, G.]. The Crown Circuit companion; containing The Practice at the Assizes on the Crown Side, and of the Courts of General and General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, and also of Oyer and Terminer for London and Middlesex... London. Printed for E. and R. Brooke and J. Rider, 1799. Seventh edition. 8vo. ix, [1]. 869pp, [1]. With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, upper joint split. Recent bookplates to FEP and FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11233
[TRINIDAD]. COLLENS, James Henry [compiler]. The trinidad and tobago year book, 1898. With Appendix containing the Civil List. Compiled from Official Records, &c. Trinidad. Printed at the Government Printing Office, 1897. First edition. 8vo. 220, 65pp, [1], xxx, [2]. With a terminal advertisement catalogue. Contemporary red morocco, tooled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Sir Hubert Edward Henry Jerningham to FEP. Presentation copy, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Lady Jerningham / with compliments & New Years' / greetings from the Compiler / 1 Jan. 1898'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23509
ARISTOTLE. The works of Aristotle, the famous philosopher... London. Printed for Miller, Law, and Carter, [s.d., c.1830] New and improved ediiton. 12mo. iv, [1], 310pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep. Rubbed, joints split, some surface loss to lower board. Scattered foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23928
[SHOWER, Bartholomew, Sir]. Cases in parliament Resolved and Adjudged, upon Petitions, and Writs of Error. London. Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1698. First edition. Folio. [12], 224pp, [2]. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, title in manuscript to spine. Rubbed, marked, and scored, joints split, some surface loss to lower corner of upper board, early calf repair to upper corner. Armorial bookplate of Tervoe to FEP, very occasional later pencilled annotations to margins, scattered spotting. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 12232
[ACTS - GEORGE III]. An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, and regulating the streets, lanes, ways, and publick passages and places, within the city of Durham, and borough of Framwelgate, and the suburbs thereof, and streets thereto adjoining; for removing and preventing nuisances, annoyances, encroachments, and obstructions therein; for widening and rendering more commodious several of the said streets, lanes, ways, and publick passages and places; and for regulating and improving the markets within the said city and suburbs.. London. Printed by Charles Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1790. Folio. [2], 1303-1370, [2]. With a final blank leaf. Issued separately with a general title page (as here), and also as part of: Anno Regni Georgii III. Regis Magnæ Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, tricesimo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the eighteenth day of May, Anno Domini 1784...And from thence continued, by several prorogations and adjournments, to the twenty-first day of January, 1790; being ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12371