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COLQUHOUN, P[atrick]. A treatise on the police of the metropolis; containing a detail of the various crimes and misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered: and suggesting remedies for their prevention. London. Printed by H. Baldwin and Son, 1800. Sixth edition. 8vo. [16], xvi, 655pp, [31]. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, recently rebacked in tan cloth with recent printed paper lettering-piece. Boards a trifle rubbed and soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Faint ink inscription of 'Nelson' to upper board, by repute from the Matcham family library, Newhouse, Wiltshire - Lord Nelson's sister Catherine having married George Matcham. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12397
KNAPP, Georg Friedrich. The state theory of money. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924. First edition in English. 8vo. xviii, 306pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Rubbed, bumped, and sunned, split to head of spine. Browning to endpapers, lightly spotted. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016). More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16751
ROSCOE, William. Considerations on the causes, objects and consequences of the present war, and on the expediency, or the danger of peace with france. London. Printed By J. M'creery...for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1808. Second edition. 8vo. iv, 135pp, [1]. Recent calf-backed plain paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Title-page a trifle toned, with ownership inscription of W. R. Hay to head, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, faint inscription 'From the author' to head of title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15139
[CUNNINGHAM, Timothy]. The history of our Customs, Aids, Subsides, National Debts, and Cares. From William the Conqueror, To the present Year MDCCLXI. London. Printed for G. Kearsley, 1761. First edition. 8vo. In four parts, each with a separate, title, pagination, and register. [4], 85, [1]; [4], 92; [2], 96; [4], 165pp, [1]. Without half-title to part three. With three folding tables and errata slip tipped-in before title of final part. Contemporary speckled calf, top compartment rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Light rubbing to extremities, spine varnished. Armorial bookplate of David Rochfort to FEP, bookplate of ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12263
HOEY, [Abraham] van. Letters and negociations of m. van hoey, Ambassador from the States-General to his Most Christian Majesty. Containing An exact Representation of the present State of the Court of France... London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1743. First English edition. 8vo. viii, 155pp, [1]. Recent navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, marginal repair to penultimate leaf, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15123
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
[CUNNINGHAM, Timothy]. GENTLEMAN OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE. A new treatise on the law concerning tithes: containing All the Statutes, Adjudged Cases, Resolutions and Judgments relative thereto...Corrected and enlarged, with the addition of several Cases never before printed. London. Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers; For W. Griffin, 1766. Second edition. 8vo. [4], 298pp, [10]. With half-title and terminal blank. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, a little marked. Several eighteenth-century ink inscriptions of John Todd, one of which partially erased without loss of text. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 11733
[ENGLAND AND WALES]. An act for Continuing and Establishing the subsidie of Tunnage and Poundage, and For reviving an Act for the better Packing of Butter, and redress of abuses therein... London. Printed by Henry Hills and John Field, 1657. Folio. [2], 16pp, [2]. With a final blank leaf. In this edition on A1r, last word in first line of text: 'Commons'; first word under initial: 'of'; last word in last full line of text: 'the'. Disbound. A trifle creased. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22450
[YORKSHIRE AUCTION]. To be Sold. In the following Lotts and Subject to such Conditions as will be Produced at the House of Joseph Lodge near the Church in Thornhill, on Monday the 9th of November 1778. between the Hours of four and six in the afternoon of the same day. [s.i., Dewsbury?]. [s.n., Mr Sykes?, 1778] Dimensions 165 x 160mm. Single leaf handbill. Fore- and gutter margin edges uncut. Creased, with some marginal tearing, marking and early manuscript notes to verso. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21439
[HOUSE OF LORDS]. Alexander Lord Macdonald, - Appellant. Norman Macleod of Macleod, Esq. - Respondent. The Appellant's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1781]. 15pp, [1].

[Together with:] [HOUSE OF LORDS]. The Right Honourable Alexander Lord M'Donald, of the Kingdom of Ireland, - Appellant. Lieutenant Colonel Normand M'Leod, of Macleod, - Respondent. The Respondent's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1781]. 21pp, [1].

Folio. Disbound, three horizontal folds to each, docket titles to verso of final leaves. A trifle dust-soiled, slight chipping to edges. More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21120
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
CASTLEREAGH, Robert Stewart, Viscount. Substance of a second speech of the marquis of londonderry...on the subject of the agricultural distress of the country, and the financial and other measures proposed for its relief... London. Printed for John Hatchard and Son, 1822. First edition. 8vo. 78pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Unopened, stitched, as issued. Creased, lightly spotted, dust-soiling to margins. Author's own copy, from the recently dispersed library of Newbattle Abbey - though not identified as such. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18213
[TURNPIKE ACTS]. Anno regni georgii III. regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo tertio. At the Parliament begun at Westminster, the Tenth Day of May, Anno Domini 1768.... London. Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1773. 104pp, [14].

[Bound with:] Anno regni georgii III. regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo Quarto. At the Parliament begun at Westminster, the Tenth Day of May, Anno Domini 1768... London. Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1776. 19pp, [1]. With half-title.

[And:] Anno regni georgii III. regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo sexto. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18113
WILSON, [George]. A Practical Treatise on fines and recoveries: containing The Principles, Cases and Statutes relating to, and a great Variety of Precedents of, Fines and Recoveries. Together with Instructions for Drawing, Entering, and Passing them. London. Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, 1780. Third edition. 8vo. [4], 432pp, [36]. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and marked, slight loss to lower board. Leaf A2 detached, closed tear to text of D6 - without loss. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 16416
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