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[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.

8vo. Contemporary ... More >
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21712
[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
LYNN, Surgeon-Major. A short history of wesleyan methodism on the armagh circuit, compiled from valuable and authentic manuscripts, never before published. Belfast. Allen, Son, & Allen, 1885. Second edition. 8vo. 68pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities worn and heavily marked. Upper hinge exposed, foxed, occasional brief inked annotations. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Colonel Stanley with the kindest regards of the Author'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21962
SPOTISWOOD, John. Practical observations Upon divers Titles of the Law of Scotland, Commonly called Hope's Minor Practicks. Written by Sir Thomas Hope of Craighall, sometime Advocate to King Charles I.. With Notes upon divers Parts of the Book, shewing what Alterations have happened in the Law since the first writing of this Treatise...To which is subjoined, An Account of all the Religious Houses that were in Scotland at the Time of the Reformation. Edinburgh. Printed: And Sold by A. Davidson, 1734. First edition. 8vo. viii, 554pp. Recently rebacked calf boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Rubbing and some surface loss to boards. Bookplate of Los Angeles Law library to FEP, browning to all leaves, sporadic spots of foxing throughout, occasional light damp-staining to top margins. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 12256
[SHEBBEARE, John]. A letter to the People of England, on the Present Situation and Conduct of National Affairs. London. Printed for J. Scott, 1755. Second edition. 56pp. ESTC T82120.

[Bound with:] [SHEBBEARE, John]. A second letter to the People of England. On foreign subsidies, subsidiary armies, and Their Consequences to this Nation. London. Printed for J. Scott, 1755. Second edition. 56pp. ESTC T120295.

[And:] An answer to a pamphlet, called A Second letter to the People. In which the subsidiary system is Fairly Stated, and amply Considered. London. Printed for M. ... More >
£ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21710
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
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
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
[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