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[PRICE, Richard]. Observations on reversionary payments; on Schemes for providing Annuities for Widows, and Persons in Old Age; on The Method of Calculating the Values of Assurances on Lives; and on The national debt... London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1773. Third edition. 8vo. xxxix, [1], 431pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily worn. Later inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21943
[POISONING]. Illustrated and unabridged edition of The Times report of the trial of William Palmer, for poisoning John Parsons Cook, at Rugeley. From the short-hand notes taken in the central criminal court from day to day.. London. Ward and Lock, 1856. First edition. 184pp. Engraved folding frontispiece depicting the trial in progress within court, an engraved title vignette, numerous engraved illustrations both full- and double-page and within text throughout.

[Bound after:] Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer, of Rugeley... London. Ward and Lock, 1856. First edition. 136pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and two facsimile leaves of Palmer's diary.

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£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21712
[POISONING]. Illustrated and unabridged edition of The Times report of the Trial of William Palmer, for poisoning John Parsons Cook, at Rugeley. From the short-hand notes taken in the central criminal court from day to day.. London. Ward and Lock, 1856. First Edition. Quarto. 184pp. Engraved folding frontispiece depicting the trial in progress within court, an engraved title vignette, numerous engraved illustrations both full- and double-page and within text throughout. Original publishers yellow printed paper wraps. Spine rubbed with slight loss to head and foot, soiling to wrap edges. Occasional spots of foxing to text. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12152
PALEY, William. The principles of moral and political philosophy. London. Printed by J. Davis, for R. Faulder, 1787. Fourth edition, corrected. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxiii, [5], 378; [8], 433pp, [1]. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, spines sunned. Later inked ownership inscriptions to FFEPs, lightly foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20633
NIXON, Richard. The real war. London. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980. First English edition. 8vo. vii, [3], 341pp, [1]. With tipped-in errata. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black and silver. Without dustwrapper. Spine sunned, else a clean and crisp copy. Armorial bookplate of Lord Carrington to verso of FFEP. Presentation copy, loosely inserted bookplate inscribed: 'Richard Nixon for Lord Carrington'. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 19608
NIETZSCHE, Frederic. Ainsi parlait zarathoustra. Paris. Georges Cres et Cie., 1919. 12mo. ix, [1], 448pp, [2]. With a half-title and a portrait frontispiece. Extra-illustrated with an additional hand-painted title page, eight full-page hand-painted original designs in gouache, and two full-page hand-painted original designs for the binding by A. J. Powilewicz. Contemporary vellum, painted decoration in red, green, yellow, blue, and gilt, T.E.G., original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Boards a trifle bowed. Decorative hand-painted endpapers, internally ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20134
MONTANUS, Paulus. Pauli montani...tractatus novus, de jure tutelarum, et curationum, In quo Universa Tutelaris materia, cum ampliationibus (ut dicitur) limitationibus, quaestionibusq; huic cognatis, nove & plene tam Theorice quam Practice declaratur, & enucleatur.... Hagae-Comitis [i.e. The Hague]. Apud Henricum de Swaef, 1656. Quarto. [22], 585pp, [81]. Title in red and black. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine, vellum ties. Extremities marked and discoloured, some loss to ties. Pastedowns sprung, ink annotation to verso of FFEP, marginal loss to G1 (index), else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16198
[MILES, William Augustus]. A letter to the duke of grafton, with notes. To which is annexed a complete exculpation of m. de la fayette from the charges indecently urged against him by Mr. burke, in the house of commons, On the 17th March, 1794. London. Printed for J. Owen, 1794. First edition. 8vo. [2], 95pp, [1]. Without half-title. Disbound. Ink library stamps of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia to title page and p.53, lightly browned, occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21406
MILES, W[illiam] A[ugustus]. A letter to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; with a sketch of the prospect before him, appendix, and notes. London. Printed for J. Bell, 1808. First edition. 8vo. xx, [1], 22-264pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, joints cracked, slight loss to head of spine. Occasional foxing, marginal shaving to leaves Y and Kk3, ink ruling to text of p.254 and p.255, paper flaw causing two very small holes to O6, touching text but with no loss of sense. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13239
MAYO, Robert. Political sketches of eight years in washington; in four parts, with annotations to each... Baltimore. Published by Fielding Lucas Jr. et al., 1839. First edition. 8vo. The first part, all published. viii, [1], vi-x, [1], 12-216pp. With a folding facsimile. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, chipping and splitting to head and foot of spine. Later bookplates to FEP, stamps, both ink and blind, of the Macalester Library to FEP and recto and verso of title page, foxed throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19159
MATTHAEUS, Antonius. De judiciis disputationes septendecim... Trajecti ad Rhenum [i.e. Utrecht]. Typis Joannis a Waesberge, 1645. Editio Secunda [i.e. second edition]. 12mo. [16], 380pp. With an additional engraved title. Contemporary vellum with title in gilt to spine. Some minor spots of soiling but overall well preserved. Armorial bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to FEP, tear to bottom edge of FFEP, loss to head of *4, ink annotation to margin of p.39, lightly foxed throughout. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 12254