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[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
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
[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
ATKYNS, Sir Robert. An enquiry into the power of dispensing with penal statutes. Together with some Animadversions upon A Book writ by Sir Edw. Herbert, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, entituled, A Short Account of the Authorities in Law, upon which judgment was given in Sir Edward Hales's Case. London. Printed for Timothy Goodwin, 1689. First edition. Folio. [2], 58pp, [2]. Without initial advertisement leaf or terminal blank leaf. Stitched in recent tan paper wraps. Minor wear to extremities. Sporadic light foxing and dust-soiling, occasional chipping to margins, marginal loss to final leaf, very small hole to text of final leaf - touching two characters on p.57 and one on p.58 with no loss of sense. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 11242
MALTHUS, T[homas] R[obert]. An essay on the principle of population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions. London. Printed for J. Johnson...by T. Bensley, 1807. Fourth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xvi, 580; [3], vi-vii, [1], 484pp, [60]. Without half-titles. Recent calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Ink-stamps of the Hastings Corporation Reference Library to both titles and recto of leaf A3 of both Vols., ink-stamp of the East Sussex County Library to verso of Vol. I title-page, very occasional slight chipping to margins, damp-staining to initial four gatherings ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18672
[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
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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
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
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