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BARON, Robert. Metaphysica generalis... Londini [i.e. London]. Ex Officina J. Redmayne, [1657]. First London edition. 12mo. [12], 479pp, [1]. With two folded leaves of tables. Contemporary calf, contrasting red calf lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, upper joint split. Early inked ownership inscription of James Ellis to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19417
BATEMAN, J[oseph]. A supplement to The General Turnpike Road Act, of 3 GEO. IV. CAP. 126... London. Printed for the Associated Law Booksellers, and sold by A. Maxwell et al., 1823. First edition. 8vo. [2], 126pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and two final advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Lightly marked, head of spine worn, slight splitting to upper joint. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20418
BESANT, Annie. Essays on socialism. London. Robert Forder, 1893. 8vo. [2], 30, 24, 51, [1], 8, 20, 24, 20pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Manuscript annotations to contents leaf, lightly browned. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17788
[BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, Viscount]. Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism: On the Idea of a Patriot King: and on the state of parties, at the Accession of King George the First. London. Printed for A. Millar, 1750. 8vo. vii, [1], 9-199, 300-338pp, [2]. Complete despite erratic pagination. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G.. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, lightly foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 15187
BRANT, Sebastian. Titulorum omnium juris tam civilis, quam canonici expositiones, Sebastiano Brant. I.V. Doctore celeberrimo, Autore. His accessit Modus studendi in utroque iure per loannem Baptistam Caccialupum. Omnia ad vetustorum exemplarium sidem nune ultimum diligentissime repurgata: adiectis insuper ad singulos Titulos suis numeris. Lugduni [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, 1619. 8vo. 469pp, [36]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed and soiled. Ink inscriptions and annotations to recto of FFEP and title, slight loss to top of title with red and green ink marks to margins, all leaves toned and foxed, lower hinge cracked, loss to blank REP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12190
BRISSOT DE WARVILLE, J[acques] P[ierre]. J. P. brissot, deputy of eure and loire, to his constituents, on the situation of the national convention; on the influence of the anarchists, and the evils it has caused; and on the necessity of annihilating that influence in order to save the republic. London. Printed for John Stockdale, 1794. New edition. 8vo. xl, 121pp, [15]. With a 14pp terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue, ESTC calls for 15 terminal advertisement leaves, but other copies appear to be known as here. Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued. Inked ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19000
[BRISTOL GAOL]. [Drop-head title:] Bristol Gaol Bill. Bristol, August 4, 1792. Objections to an act lately obtained for building a new gaol within the city of Bristol, and for other purposes; and reasons for a suspension and repeal thereof, presented to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, by the Delegates from the several Parishes, and from the Castle-Precincts, within the city. [Bristol]. Printed by W. Pine, [1792]. First edition. Folio. Dimensions 335 x 215mm. 9pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched as issued. With docket title printed to verso of final leaf. Three horizontal folds, later stitching to spine, substantial ink-stain to verso of final leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17491
[BRISTOL POLICE]. A comprehensive abstract of the three bristol police, and regulation acts, passed if the Fifth Sessions of the Sixteenth Parliament of great britain, And the twenty-eight Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the IIId. King of Great Britain, &c. &c. Anno Domini, 1788. Bristol. Printed by G. Routh, for Sam. Johnson, [s.d., 1788?] Sole edition. 8vo in 4s. 73pp, [1]. Twentieth-century cloth, gilt. Early printer's waste wrappers bound in; with original stab-stitching holes visible throughout. Small paper flaw to H4, without loss of sense. Ink inscription to verso of wrapper at front. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22064
[BROOME, Ralph]. Letters from simkin the second to his dear brother in wales, For the year 1790; giving a full and circumstantial account of all the most material points...brought before the high court of justice...during the trial of warren hastings... London. Printed for John Stockdale, 1790. First edition. 8vo. [4], 124pp, [4]. With a half-title. Without two of the final advertisement leaves. Uncut in contemporary marbled boards, later rebacked in drab paper. Boards worn and marked. Inked ownership inscription to FEP, naive paper repairs to foot of leaves B3-6 - clipping text, without loss of sense, occasional light dust-soiling. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20446
BURKE, Edmund. Two letters addressed to a member of the present parliament, on the proposals for peace with the regicide directory of france. London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1796. Ninth edition. 8vo. [4], 155, 155*-161*, 156-188pp. With a half-title. Pages 155 and 156 cancelled, with a four leaf insert (p.156*-161*) after p.155 (here pinned in place.) Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued. Short tears to margins of leaves D2 and P4, tears to gutters of Bb1-2 - touching text without loss, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18983
BUXTON, Charles. The ideas of the day on policy. London. John Murray, 1866. First edition. 8vo. vi, 111pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's blind-ruled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, corners bumped. Upper hinge exposed, armorial bookplate of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, hole to FFEP, ink ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, neat repair to lower corner of D1, lightly foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16181
[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
[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