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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
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
NIXON, Richard. The real war. London. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980. First English edition. 8vo. vii, [3], 341pp, [1]. With tipped-in errata. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black and silver. Without dustwrapper. Spine sunned, else a clean and crisp copy. Armorial bookplate of Lord Carrington to verso of FFEP. Presentation copy, loosely inserted bookplate inscribed: 'Richard Nixon for Lord Carrington'. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 19608
[THE ROLLIAD]. The rolliad, in two parts; probationary odes for the laureatship; and political miscellanies: with criticisms and illustrations. London. Printed for J. Ridgway, 1795. 8vo. xxxii, 396, 154pp. 'Political miscellanies' has separate pagination and register. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title page vignette. With an 'Advertisement to the fourth edition' implying that this is the fourth edition. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, small worm-hole to upper joint. Offsetting to title, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21658
KNAPP, Georg Friedrich. The state theory of money. London. Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1924. First edition in English. 8vo. xviii, 306pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Rubbed, bumped, and sunned, split to head of spine. Browning to endpapers, lightly spotted. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016). More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16751
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
BRANT, Sebastian. Titulorum omnium juris tam civilis, quam canonici expositiones, Sebastiano Brant. I.V. Doctore celeberrimo, Autore. His accessit Modus studendi in utroque iure per loannem Baptistam Caccialupum. Omnia ad vetustorum exemplarium sidem nune ultimum diligentissime repurgata: adiectis insuper ad singulos Titulos suis numeris. Lugduni [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii, 1619. 8vo. 469pp, [36]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed and soiled. Ink inscriptions and annotations to recto of FFEP and title, slight loss to top of title with red and green ink marks to margins, all leaves toned and foxed, lower hinge cracked, loss to blank REP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12190
[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
[YORKSHIRE AUCTION]. To be Sold. In the following Lotts and Subject to such Conditions as will be Produced at the House of Joseph Lodge near the Church in Thornhill, on Monday the 9th of November 1778. between the Hours of four and six in the afternoon of the same day. [s.i., Dewsbury?]. [s.n., Mr Sykes?, 1778] Dimensions 165 x 160mm. Single leaf handbill. Fore- and gutter margin edges uncut. Creased, with some marginal tearing, marking and early manuscript notes to verso. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21439
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
RUSSELL, Bertrand. What is the Soul?. Girard, Kansas. Haldeman-Julius Publications, [1947]. 8vo. 32pp. Original publisher's printed orange paper wrappers. Light rubbing and creasing to extremities. Leaves toned and spotted, occasional pencil markings to margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16880