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[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
[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
[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
RUSSELL, Bertrand. Bolshevism: practice and theory. New York. Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. First American edition. 8vo. 192pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in dark blue. A trifle rubbed. Later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21242
[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
[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.. Edinburgh. Printed for Robertson & Berry...and T. Kay...London, 1792. First edition. 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, internally clean and crisp. Manuscript letter dated 3rd January 1872 tipped-in to recto of FFEP: 'My dear Sir, I return to you the pamphlet which caused the imprisonment ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18457
SMITH, Adam. BLAVET, M. l'Abbe. Theorie des sentimens moraux; traduction nouvelle De l'Anglois de M. Smith, ancien Professeur de Philosophie a Glascow; Avec une Table raisonnee des matieres contenues dans l'Ouvrage. Paris. Chez Valade, 1774-5. First edition of the second French translation. 12mo. In two volumes. lvi, 249, [5]; [4], 329pp, [3]. With half-titles to both volumes, and a terminal publisher's catalogue to Vol I. Contemporary cats-paw calf, spines richly gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. Rubbed to extremities, slight loss at head of spines. Marbled endpapers, occasional feint damp-staining, else a crisp set. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20824
[HOUSE OF LORDS]. Alexander Lord Macdonald, - Appellant. Norman Macleod of Macleod, Esq. - Respondent. The Appellant's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1781]. 15pp, [1].

[Together with:] [HOUSE OF LORDS]. The Right Honourable Alexander Lord M'Donald, of the Kingdom of Ireland, - Appellant. Lieutenant Colonel Normand M'Leod, of Macleod, - Respondent. The Respondent's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1781]. 21pp, [1].

Folio. Disbound, three horizontal folds to each, docket titles to verso of final leaves. A trifle dust-soiled, slight chipping to edges. More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21120
FAWCETT, Millicent Garrett. Women's suffrage: a short history of a great movement. London. T. C. & E. C. Jack, [1912]. First edition. 8vo. 94pp, [2]. With a half-title and a final leaf of advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, decorated and lettered in black. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Some browning to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp, a fine copy. Two contemporary postcards depicting Fawcett and other members of the women's suffrage movement loosely inserted. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: ' To Irene Hancock with ... More > £ 3,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20194
[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
BESANT, Annie. Essays on socialism. London. Robert Forder, 1893. 8vo. [2], 30, 24, 51, [1], 8, 20, 24, 20pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Manuscript annotations to contents leaf, lightly browned. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 17788
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
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