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SHANKS, Edward. The universal war and the universal state. London. The Dropmore Press, 1946. First edition. Quarto. Limited edition, number 76 of 550 copies. [8], 64pp, [4]. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, printed drab paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, slight chipping to dustwrapper. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Charles Lindsay, with fond but futile hopes for his ultimate education, form Edward Shanks. 9.4.47'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21989
LUKE, Harry, Sir. Cities and men: and autobiography. London. Geoffrey Bles, [1953]. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrappers. Lightly rubbed, some chipping and loss to price-clipped dustwrappers. Internally clean and crisp. Bookplates and inked ownership inscriptions of John Marstan Gamley to endpapers of Vols. I and II and half-title of Vol. III. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21978
LANE-POOLE, Stanley. The life of the right honourable stratford canning... London. Longmans, Green, and Co., 1888. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. With three engraved portraits. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, spines sunned. Foxed. Liberal Party politician and Governor of Victoria, Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey's (1836-1918) copy, with his armorial bookplates to both FEPs. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21982
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
[WELLESLEY, Richard Wellesley, Marquess]. Substance of lord mornington's speech in the house of commons, on tuesday, january 21st 1794, on a motion for an address to his majesty at the commencement of the sessions of parliament. London. Printed for J. Debrett, 1794. First edition. 8vo. [4], 176pp, [8]. With a half-title and four terminal advertisement leaves. Without preliminary errata leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Inked ownership inscription to title-page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18999
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
[TICKELL, Richard]. Anticipation: Containing the Substance of His M---------y's Most Gracious Speech to both H------s of P----l-----t, on the Opening of the approaching session, together With a full and authentic account of the debate which will take Place in the H----e of C------s, on the Motion for the Address, and the Amendment. With notes. London. Printed for T. Becket, 1778. Second edition. 8vo. vi, [2], 74pp. With a half-title. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbed to extremities. Very small hole to margin of leaf K4, slight loss to margin of L1, lightly spotted. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18388
GORE, Montague. Reflections on the present crisis. London. Saunders and Otley, 1839. First edition. 8vo. [4], 47pp, [1]. With half-title. Stitched, as issued. Light dust-soiling to half-title, occasional spots of foxing, a trifle creased. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of half-title; 'with the author's compts.' More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13478
[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
[ROBINS, Benjamin]. An address to the electors, And other free Subjects of Great Britain; Occasion'd by the Late secession. In which is contain'd A particular Account of all our Negotiations with Spain, and their Treatment of Us, for above Ten Years past. London. Printed for H. Goreham, 1739. Thid edition. 8vo. iv, 63pp, [1]. Uncut and largely unopened, stitched as issued. Pen trial and remnant of paper label to title-page, dust-soiled, light marginal damp-staining to final gathering. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14607
SMITH, Arthur D. Howden. The real colonel house. London. Hodder and Stoughton, [c.1918]. First edition. 8vo. xi, [2], 13-306pp. With half-title, a monochrome photographic frontispiece and five plates. Original red cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. One plate detached, lightly foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14516
GANDHI, M[ohandas] K. For pacifists. Ahmedabad. Navajivan Publishing House, [1949]. First edition. 8vo. viii, 106pp. Original publisher's drab wrappers, lettered in red. Extremities rubbed and spotted, chipping to head and foot of spine, joints split. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23217