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[WARDLE, George]. [An eighteenth-century manuscript daybook]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1769]. Folio. Manuscript on paper. [40] leaves. Contemporary drab paper wrappers. Extremities rubbed and marked. First half of text-block detached from binding, occasional spotting/chipping to margins, two leaves excised, substantial loss to one (blank) leaf. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 13995
[ACTS - King George III - QUARANTINE]. An act (passed 12th March 1805,) for making further provision for the effectual performance of quarantine; and also An Order in Council, Dated 5th April 1805. London. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1805. First edition. Quarto. 86pp, [60]. Contemporary blind ruled tan calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some scuffing, joints just starting. Contemporary armorial bookplate (with motto "Vive revicturus") to FEP. Occasional marginal loss, else internally immaculate. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 18928
[LYTTELTON, George Lyttelton, Baron]. Dialogues of the dead. London. Printed for W. Sandby, 1760. Second edition. 8vo. xii, 320pp. Without errata leaf. Contemporary gilt-tooled red straight- grain morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. First front blank fly-leaf working-loose, inked prize inscription of Nelson House school, dated 1811, to recto of second blank fly leaf, some light damp- staining to initial gathering, very occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 19447
[CALLENDER, James Thomson]. The political progress of britain; or an impartial account of the Principal Abuses in the Government of this Country, from the Revolution in 1688. The whole tending to prove the ruinous Consequences of the popular System of War and Conquest. Part first.. London. Printed for T. Kay...and Robertson & Berry...Edinburgh, 1792. 8vo. First part, all published. 80pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled paper boards, gilt supralibros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards. Extremities rubbed, joints split, boards held by cords only. Paper shelf-label pasted to FEP, manuscript contents to recto of FFEP, title page and final leaf dust-soiled, occasional spotting. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 21203
COKE, Sir Edward. TROTMAN, Edward. Haec epitome undecim librorum relationum honoratissimi et docti viri Edvardi Coke Mil. defuncti, quondam capital' justic' placitor' coram ipso Rege tenend', & Regiae Majestati a sanctioribus consiliis, cum venia reverendorum & honoratissimorum judicum praelo commissa fuit: et ho opusculum Edvardus Trotman Armig' Interioris Templi socius, in lege apprenticius, honorabili societati ejusdem hospitii (cujus voto idem editum fuit) merito dedicat, et optat quod hoc compendium non sit alicui lectori dispendium. Londini [i.e. London]. Excus-per assignat. J. More Armigeri, 1640. First edition. 8vo. [10], 579pp, [1]. Without initial leaf (blank but for signature-mark). Contemporary blind- ruled calf. Extremities marked and worn, slight surface loss to lower board, remnant of later paper label to head of spine. Pastedowns sprung, early inked ownership inscription and manuscript shelf references to front endpapers, later inked ownership inscription of ‘Jms. Aspinall’ to title, single manuscript annotation to p.6, occasional spotting. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 16087
CARROLL, William Henry. A copious practical index to the several statutes enacted in the 33d, 35th, 37th, part of the 40th, 43d, 45th, 51st, and 57th years of king george III for the regulation of contested elections in ireland, as far as relate to the elections of members to serve in the imperial parliament for counties and cities only. Dublin. Printed by George Grierson and John Rowe Power, 1818. Second edition. 8vo. 254pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to lettering-piece. Very occasional slight marginal chipping, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17543
[DIVORCE]. Cases of divorce for Several Causes... London. Printed for E. Curll, 1715. First edition. [8], xlvii, [1], 48, 40, [2], 41-60, [2], 34pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and seven final publisher's advertisement leaves. ESTC T76890.

[Bound after:] ABBOT, George. The case of impotency, As Debated in England, In the Remarble tryal, 1613. between Robert Earl of Essex, and the Lady Frances Howard, who, after Eight Years Marriage, commenc'd a Suit against him for Impotency... London. Printed for E. ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20343
[ACTS - GEORGE II]. Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis...tricesimo primo. At the Parliament begun...the thirty first day of May, anno Dom. 1754...And from thence continued by several prorogations to the first day of December, 1757, being the fifth session of this present Parliament. London. Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1757 [i.e. 1758] Folio. 1043pp, [15]. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 12377
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772. First Woodfall edition, second issue.. 12mo. In two volumes. [2], xxxii, vii, [1], 208; [2], 356pp, [38]. Without final blank leaf to index. Engraved title pages. A reissue of Woodfall’s first edition (ESTC T1830) with the addition of a table of contents and an index covering both volumes. Recent half-calf, brown cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G. A trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23114
KENNETT, Basil. BALZAC, Jean-Louis Guez. . Politics In Select discourses of Monsieur balzac. Which he call'd his aristippus, or Wise Scholar. Done into English by Basil Kennett, Fellow of C.C.C. Oxford; now Chaplain in a British Factory abroad. To which are added, An Advertisement of the Translation; and an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. London. Printed by J. Humfreys, for J. Philips, 1709. First edition. 8vo. xlviii, 172pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, splitting to joints with, but with boards remaining firmly attached. The Macclesfield Library copy, with bookplate of 'South Library', Shirburn Castle, to FEP, and the usual blind-stamps to first three leaves, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP. Text-block unpressed, with some browning. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16021
[BRISTOL GAOL]. [Drop-head title:] Bristol Gaol Bill. Bristol, August 4, 1792. Objections to an act lately obtained for building a new gaol within the city of Bristol, and for other purposes; and reasons for a suspension and repeal thereof, presented to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, by the Delegates from the several Parishes, and from the Castle-Precincts, within the city. [Bristol]. Printed by W. Pine, [1792]. First edition. Folio. Dimensions 335 x 215mm. 9pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched as issued. With docket title printed to verso of final leaf. Three horizontal folds, later stitching to spine, substantial ink-stain to verso of final leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17491
[STAFFORDSHIRE AUCTION]. To be sold by auction, By Mr. Shorthouse, At the plough in endon, in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 20th Day of October. Leek. Hilliard...Printer, [s.d., 1794?] Dimensions 430 x 270mm. Single leaf broadside. Folded, with old creasing, some browning, tears and slight loss at folds. A single manuscript correction in ink: 'The Turnpike Road from Newcastle to Leek passes thro' the Village of Endon, and Lot (3 corrected to) 5 adjoins such Road'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20595
[ACTS - England and Wales]. Anno Regni gulielmi et mariae, regis & reginae Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae, sexto... London. Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb deceas'd, Printers to the King and Queens most Excellent Majesties, 1694 [i.e. 1695] Folio. 238, [2], 243-326, [2], 331-346, [2], 351-378, [2], 383-474, [2], 479-515pp, [5]. Complete despite erratic pagination. Title from title page of first statute. Each act has its own general title page; the imprint date is given as 1694 for the first four statutes and the regnal year is given as 'sexto'; the rest of the statutes are dated 1695 and have regnal years 'sexto & ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17775
CHAUNCY, Isaac. The Divine Institution of Congregational Churches, Ministry and Ordinances, [As has bin Professed by those of that Persuasion] Asserted and Proved from the word of god. London. Printed for Nathanael Hiller.., 1697. Sole edition. 12mo. xii, 142pp. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Worn, with loss to spine, splitting to joints (but with boards holding firmly), some marking to boards, damp-staining, some browning and occasional marginal worming to text-block. Early ink inscription ('John Stacy his book') to FFEP, further pencilled inscription to FEP. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15245