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CLAUDIO. An antidote to poison: or, a full reply to Mr. Jefferys' Attack upon the Character and Conduct of his royal highness the prince of wales: containing several important particulars Derived from authentic Sources of Information. To which is added a Postscript, with further observations respecting the loan for Mrs. fitzherbert, and the marriage jewels, &c. for the duke of york. Also particulars of Mr. jefferys' recantation. London. Printed by W. Clowes...for Mathews and Leigh, 1806. Third edition. 8vo. [6], 98pp. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Uncut in recent brown buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Lightly foxed, occasional slight marginal dust-soiling. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 15191
[ADAIR, Robert, Sir]. A whig's apology for his consistency; in a letter from a member of parliament to his friend in the borough of ****. London. Printed for J. Debrett, 1795. First edition. 8vo. [4], 72, 161-192, 73-160, 193-198pp, [2]. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Several gatherings misbound. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Contemporary inked annotation to title-page, inked inscription to head of p.1, gathering 'G' (p.41-48) detached, lightly spotted/dust-soiled, some creasing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19001
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
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
[ACTS - GEORGE III]. Anno quadragesimo quarto georgii III. regis. Cap. LIV. An Act to consolidate and amend the Provisions of the several Acts relating to Corps of Yeomanry and Volunteers in Great Britain; and to make further Regulations relating thereto. - [5th June 1804]. [Edinburgh]. [William Blackwood and Sons], [1848]. 8vo. 32pp. Stitched, as issued. Central horizontal fold, lightly dust-soiled, inked ownership inscription of Sir John Orde to head of title page. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21537
[EQUITABLE LIFE]. The Deed of Settlement of the Society for Equitable Assurances on Lives and Survivorships, As the same is inrolled in His Majesty's Court of King's Bench at Westminster, in the year 1765; with The Bye-laws and Orders. London. Printed by Taylor and Francis. 1854, [i.e. 1881]., 1881. 8vo. vi, 101, 98*-102*, 102**, 102dag, 102dagdag, 102s, 102ss, [2], 102-132, [1], 140-150. Complete despite a most erratic pagination. A handsome copy in contemporary calf, gilt, with longitudinal contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers and edges. Slightest of wear to extremities, two small ink-blots to upper board. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10951
SPOTISWOOD, John. An introduction To the Knowledge of the Stile of Writs, Simple and Compound, made use of in Scotland; Containing Drirections for Drawing Securities, In Cases which most commonly occur; with Examples; according to the best Modern Practice. Edinburgh. Printed by John Moncur, 1715. Second edition with additions. 8vo in 4s. [24], 408pp, [28]. Contemporary calf. Extremities rubbed with some surface loss and light soiling, corners bumped, without lettering-piece, varnished, as is characteristic of the Los Angeles Law Library. Occasional light browning in places, armorial bookplate of Pringle of Whitebank to FEP, bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to recto of FFEP, paper library shelf label to verso of RFEP, significant loss to blank REP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12257
HUSKISSON, William. Shipping interest. Speech of the Right Hon. W. Huskisson in the house of commons, Monday, the 7th of May, 1827, on General Gascoyne's motion... London. Printed for J. Hatchard & Son, 1827. First edition. 8vo. 93pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in late nineteenth century navy half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Very slightly rubbed to extremities. A trifle dust-soiled, small ink stamp of the Webster Collection to verso of final leaf, overall a fine copy. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14200
[DILLON, Robert Crawford]. The Lord Mayor's visit to Oxford, in the month of July, 1826. Written at the desire of the party, by the Chaplain to the Mayoralty. London. Longman, Rees, Orme, Browne, and Green, 1826. First edition. 8vo. vi, 157pp, [3]. With an engraved frontispiece and one engraved plate. Contemporary black half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, T.E.G. Some rubbing to extremities, particularly to spine. Marbled endpapers, occasional light spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14712
[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
JOHNSON, Samuel. Julian's arts To Undermine and Extirpate christianity. Together With Answers to Constantius the Apostate, and Jovian. London. Printed by J[ohn] D[arby] for the Author, 1689. First edition. 8vo. [8], xv, [1], 214pp, [2]. With a half-title and a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities heavily worn, some surface loss to boards. Pastedowns sprung, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title;' E Libris Joh: Kenton e Coll Magd:', slight loss to lower corner of leaf E5, occasional light marginal dam-staining. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 17077
WEMYSS, David. Letter to the right honourable the lord high chancellor of great britain, upon the present state of the scotch law of entail. Edinburgh. Printed for Bell & Bradfute, 1822. First edition. 8vo. [4], 46, 2pp. With a half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Half-title and verso of terminal leaf lightly dust-soiled, vertical crease to all leaves. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title; 'Marquis of Lothian / With most respectful compliments / from the Author.' More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18960
[GREAT BRITAIN. Board of Inland Revenue]. Assessor's Warrant and instructions. [London?]. [s.n.], 1847. Quarto. 30pp. With the tax commissioners' wax seals, a couple of paragraphs in red. In the original stamped blue wrappers. Spine a bit cracked, small repair to lower margin of upper cover, trace of horizontal fold, slight age browning, little marginal spotting and offsetting from seals to a few leaves. Contemporary inscriptions 'Uggeshall' and 'L781' to wrappers, names of appointed assessors and appointing commissioners' signatures in ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 20102