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MUKERJI, Nitya Gopal. Hand-book of Indian Agriculture. Calcutta. [s.n.], 1901. First edition. 8vo. xxv, [1], 894pp. Contemporary half-calf, tooled in gilt and blind, orange cloth boards, marbled edges. Extremities heavily rubbed and marked. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of half-title: 'Presented to the Honble. W. G. Macpherson / with the respectful compliments / of the author'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 31594
MORELAND, W. H. The revenue administration of the united provinces. Allahabad. The Pioneer Press, 1911. First edition. 8vo. [4], xiv, 203pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. Rubbed and marked, numerous minute wormholes. Ink-stamp of Brajmohan Lal Dave to recto of FFEP, pencilled shelf-marks to head of title, worm-track to lower margin of initial six gatherings, scattered spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 31595
HOBSON, John A.. Towards International Government . London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1914. First edition. 8vo. 216pp. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black. Boards marked and bumped to edges and corners, with significant staining to the spine panel. Inner hinge cracking, first gather loosening. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FFEP: 'Gilbert Murray, with the writer's kind regards, 1916.'

With a loosely inserted manuscript note to Gilbert Murray from an Oxford contemporary. More >
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 31850
DAHLBERG, Arthur. When capital goes on strike. New York. Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1938. First edition. 8vo. xxii, 218pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt. Boards a little rubbed, spine faded. Contemporary bookplate of former British prime minister Clement Attlee to front pastedown; loosely inserted is the publisher's subscription postcard. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 31817
EVANS, D. Morier. The commercial crisis, 1847-1848; and facts and figures illustrative of the events of that important period, considered in relation to the three epochs of the railway mania, the food and money panic, and the french revolution. London. Printed and published by Letts, Son, and Steer, 1849. Second edition. 8vo. xi, [5], 155, [1], ci pp, [19]. With nine terminal leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt to spine and upper board. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Inked ownership inscription to head of title page, scattered spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 31757
[YOUNG, Gavin]. An inquiry into the expediency of applying the principles of Colonial Policy to the government of india; and of effecting an essential change in its Landed Tenures, And, consequently, in the character of its inhabitants. London. Printed for J. M. Richardson, 1822. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 382pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary half-roan, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Rubbed, corners bumped. Very occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 21643
[HISÁR]. Gazetteer of the hisár district, 1883-84. Lahore. Printed at the "Arya Press". by Ram Das, 1884. First edition. 8vo. [4], iii, [1], 75, [1], xxiii pp, [1]. Contemporary half-sheep, orange cloth boards, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Rubbed, several minute worm-holes to upper board. Leaves browned, book-label of Allahabad-based advocate Pandit Sundar Lal to FEP, marginal paper repairs to terminal leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 31179
BIRDWOOD, George C. M. The industrial arts of india. [London]. Chapman and Hall, 1880. New edition. 8vo. xvi, 344pp. With 90 engraved plates and a coloured engraved folding map. Original publisher's dark brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed. Hinges exposed, ink stamp of the Birmingham Assay Office to recto of half-title. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 31579
PRADT, [Dominique Georges Frederic] de. Concordat de l'amerique avec rome. Paris. Bechet aine, 1827. First edition. 8vo. [4], xvi, 310, [2], 20pp. With a terminal catalogue of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary green paper boards, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, paper shelf-label to upper board, manuscript shelf-mark to spine, corners bumped. Leaves lightly browned and spotted. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 31759
GODWIN, William. An enquiry concerning political justice, and its influence on general virtue and happiness. London. Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Pater-noster Row, 1793. 8vo. In two volumes. xiii, [23], 411, [1]; [22], 424pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled tree calf. Heavily worn, with chipping and loss to spines, corners, boards detached. Title leaf of Vol. I. detached, and certainly, like that that of Vol. II, originally a cancel. Some staining to text, with the early ink inscription of Walter Young to head of the first page of contents of both volumes. Preserved ... More > £ 3,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 26138
LINDLEY, Captain Augustus F. Adamantia. The Truth about the South African Diamond Fields... London. W. H. & L. Collingridge, 1873. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 423pp, [1]. With a engraved coloured frontispiece, eight engraved plates (two folding), and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed and a trifle cocked, some scoring to head of dulled spine. Hinges exposed, inked ownership inscriptions of Lord Ilchester to recto of FFEP and head of initial leaf of preface, scattered spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 31699
LAIRD, William. The export coal trade of liverpool: a letter to thomas littledale, esq., Chairman of the Liverpool Dock Trust. Liverpool. Printed by Baines and Herbert, 1850. First edition. 8vo. [4], 59pp. With a folding lithographed frontispiece, a further five lithographed plates (four folding), and a large folding lithographed map. Original publisher's pictorial orange paper boards. Heavily rubbed, joints split, head and foot of spine worn, corners exposed. Contemporary inked ownership inscription and recent ink-stamp to recto of FFEP, short tear to folding map, scattered spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 31741
[HOLLOWAY, John William]. An authentic and faithful history of the atrocious murder of celia holloway...including, also, the trial for the murder, and the extraordinary confessions of john william holloway, together with his life, written by himself, and published by his own desire, for the benefit of young people. Brighton. Printed for the proprietors, and sold by W. Nute, 1832. First edition. 8vo. [2], 366pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further five engraved plates. Bound by Hayes of Oxford in later gilt-tooled brown morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Sydney John Robinson toe FEP, frontispiece laid-down, frontispiece and title page browned and softened, thumbed, scattered spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 28237
WHATELY, Richard. Elements of rhetoric. Comprising the substance of the article in the encyclopaedia metropolitana: with additions, &c. London. B. Fellowes, 1836. Fifth edition. 8vo. xvi, 467pp, [1]. Contemporary blind-ruled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black calf lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked. Internally clean and crisp. Later inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31557
MILTON, John. A defence of the People of england, by john milton: In answer to Salmasius's Defence of the King. [s.i.]. [s.n.], 1692. First edition in English. 8vo. [8], xii, [2], 246pp, [2]. With an initial blank leaf and a terminal leaf of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, later rebacked, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Boards worn, corners exposed. Armorial bookplate of Edward Arthur Lee to FEP, photocopies of bookseller's D. Mellor & A. L. Baxte description and receipt of sale, for £400 in 1992 to David Norman Tappenden, tipped-in to FFEP, photocopy of ... More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 30991
[INTERNATIONAL MONETARY CONFERENCE]. International monetary conference held, in compliance with the invitation extended to certain governments of europe by the government of the united states, in pursuance of the second section of the act of congress of february 28, 1878, in paris, in august, 1878, under the auspices of the ministry of foreign affairs of the republic of france. Washington. Government Printing Office, 1879. First edition. 8vo. xiv, [2], 918pp. With a folding chart. Original publisher's red pebbled cloth, stamped in blind, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, spine dulled. Scattered spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 31653