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[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
A MUNSTER FARMER [O'SULLIVAN, Mortimer]. Captain rock detected: or, the origin and character of the recent disturbances, and the causes, both moral and political, of the present alarming condition of the south and west of ireland, fully and fairly considered and exposed. London. Printed for T. Cadell, 1824. First edition. 12mo. [2], 450pp. Contemporary burgundy half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers foxed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22267
SMITH, Rev. Sydney. Ballot. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1839. Second edition. 8vo. 46pp, [2], [8] ads. Unbound. Some dust-soiling, occasional foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 11029
[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
COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A view of the state of the nation, and of the measures of the last five years... London. Printed for J. J. Stockdale, 1811. viii, 180pp.

[Bound with:] COURTENAY, Thomas Peregrine. A letter to lord grenville on the sinking fund. London. John Murray 1828. viii, 136pp. With a half-title Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title: 'From the Author'.

[And:] [EAST INDIA COMPANY COURT OF DIRECTORS]. Hints respecting the negociation for a renewal of the East-India Company's Exclusive Privileges... London. Printed for Black, Parry and Co., 1812. 21pp, ... More >
£ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 13553
COLQUHOUN, P[atrick]. A treatise on the police of the metropolis; containing a detail of the various crimes and misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered: and suggesting remedies for their prevention. London. Printed by H. Baldwin and Son, 1800. Sixth edition. 8vo. [16], xvi, 655pp, [31]. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, recently rebacked in tan cloth with recent printed paper lettering-piece. Boards a trifle rubbed and soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Faint ink inscription of 'Nelson' to upper board, by repute from the Matcham family library, Newhouse, Wiltshire - Lord Nelson's sister Catherine having married George Matcham. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 12397
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
[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
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
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
[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