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[HOWARD, John]. An account of the Prisons and Houses of Correction in the western circuit. [London]. Printed by Order of the Society lately instituted for giving Effect to his Majesty's Proclamation against Vice and Immorality, [1789]. First edition. 8vo. [6], xvi, 43pp, [1]. With half-title. Without 7pp appendix titled 'Abstract from the Acts of the 14th and 24th Geo.III', with separate pagination and register. Disbound, with traces of an earlier binding to spine. Title page dusty, slight dampstaining, traces of stab holes, small repair at gutter of one leaf, two leaves detached, contemporary inscription 'JW Sutton Esq.' to title page. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 17648
BLACKSTONE, William. An analysis of the laws of England. Oxford. Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1771. Sixth edition. 8vo. xi, [5], 230pp, [16]. With two engraved folding plates. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, chipping to head of spine. Very occasional early inked annotations to margins. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 24952
[JAMES II]. The Severall Debates Of the House of Commons Pro et Contra. Relating to the Establishment of the Militia, Disbanding the New-Raised Forces And Raising a Supply for his Majestie beginning the Ninth Day of November 1685. And Ending The Twentieth of the same Month, Being the Day of the Prorogac[i]on of the Parliament. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d., c. 1700] Quarto. Manuscript on paper watermarked 'A. J.' under a large royal seal and 'GLC'. Paginated by hand [2], 70pp. Red ruled borders to title page, calligraphic headings throughout. Disbound, marbled paper strip to spine. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19576
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for T. Bensley, for Vernor and Hood, 1799. 8vo. In two volumes. [8], xxxix, 274; [6], 319pp, [1]. With an additional engraved title-page to each volume and a further 21 engraved plates. Handsomely bound by McKinlay of Covent Garden in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, binder's tickets to FFEPs, plates spotted. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 25674
[IMPORTATION]. ECROYD, W. Farrer. The policy of self help. Suggestions towards the consolidation of the empire and the defence of its industries and commerce. London. Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1879. First edition. 8vo. v, 25pp. Stitched, as issued. Central vertical fold. A trifle dust-soiled, scattered foxing, ink-stamp of the Webster Collection to verso of final leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title page: 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24972
GILBART, James William. Lectures sur l'histoire et les principes du commerce chez les ancients. Paris. Guillaumin et Cie, 1856. First French edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xii, 168pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece of the author. Without half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed to extremities, short cracks to joints. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Presented by the author to Miss Henderson Jan. 1. 1857' to blank fly-leaf. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19186