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MAYO, Robert. Political sketches of eight years in washington; in four parts, with annotations to each... Baltimore. Published by Fielding Lucas Jr. et al., 1839. First edition. 8vo. The first part, all published. viii, [1], vi-x, [1], 12-216pp. With a folding facsimile. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, chipping and splitting to head and foot of spine. Later bookplates to FEP, stamps, both ink and blind, of the Macalester Library to FEP and recto and verso of title page, foxed throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19159
[BROOME, Ralph]. Letters from simkin the second to his dear brother in wales, For the year 1790; giving a full and circumstantial account of all the most material points...brought before the high court of justice...during the trial of warren hastings... London. Printed for John Stockdale, 1790. First edition. 8vo. [4], 124pp, [4]. With a half-title. Without two of the final advertisement leaves. Uncut in contemporary marbled boards, later rebacked in drab paper. Boards worn and marked. Inked ownership inscription to FEP, naive paper repairs to foot of leaves B3-6 - clipping text, without loss of sense, occasional light dust-soiling. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20446
[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
JUNIUS. Junius. Stat nominis umbra. London. Printed for T. Bensley, for Vernor and Hood, 1796 [i.e.1797] 8vo. In two volumes. [8], xl, 325, [1]; [4], 366pp. With an additional engraved title-page to each volume and a further 16 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in nineteenth-century gilt- tooled red half-morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent book-labels of Iain J. A. S. Woolley to both FEPs, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 18345
NIETZSCHE, Frederic. Ainsi parlait zarathoustra. Paris. Georges Cres et Cie., 1919. 12mo. ix, [1], 448pp, [2]. With a half-title and a portrait frontispiece. Extra-illustrated with an additional hand-painted title page, eight full-page hand-painted original designs in gouache, and two full-page hand-painted original designs for the binding by A. J. Powilewicz. Contemporary vellum, painted decoration in red, green, yellow, blue, and gilt, T.E.G., original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Boards a trifle bowed. Decorative hand-painted endpapers, internally ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 20134
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
ROCKEFELLER, David. Memoirs. Norwalk, Connecticut. The Easton Press, [2002]. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 250 copies printed for, and signed by, the author. [10], 517pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-tooled grey calf, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Moire cloth endpapers, Internally immaculate, a fine copy. Armorial bookplate of Lord Carrington to verso of FFEP. Presentation inscription to titlepage: ' For Peter Carington / With admiration and / affection. / David Rockerfeller'. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 20145
WEMYSS, David. Letter to the right honourable the lord high chancellor of great britain, upon the present state of the scotch law of entail. Edinburgh. Printed for Bell & Bradfute, 1822. First edition. 8vo. [4], 46, 2pp. With a half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Half-title and verso of terminal leaf lightly dust-soiled, vertical crease to all leaves. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title; 'Marquis of Lothian / With most respectful compliments / from the Author.' More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 18960
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
[WELLESLEY, Richard Wellesley, Marquess]. Substance of lord mornington's speech in the house of commons, on tuesday, january 21st 1794, on a motion for an address to his majesty at the commencement of the sessions of parliament. London. Printed for J. Debrett, 1794. First edition. 8vo. [4], 176pp, [8]. With a half-title and four terminal advertisement leaves. Without preliminary errata leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Inked ownership inscription to title-page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18999
[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
CASTLEREAGH, Robert Stewart, Viscount. Substance of a second speech of the marquis of londonderry...on the subject of the agricultural distress of the country, and the financial and other measures proposed for its relief... London. Printed for John Hatchard and Son, 1822. First edition. 8vo. 78pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Unopened, stitched, as issued. Creased, lightly spotted, dust-soiling to margins. Author's own copy, from the recently dispersed library of Newbattle Abbey - though not identified as such. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18213
BARRUEL, [Augustin]. Lettrer d'un voyageur a l'abbe barruel ou nouveaux documens pour ses memoires, nouvelles decouvertes faites en allemange, anecdotes sur quelques grands personnages de ce pays, chronique de la secte, &c. [London]. Se vend chez A. Dulau et Co. et al., 1800. First edition. 8vo. [2], iv, [2], 191pp, [2]. Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers. Extremities lightly spotted, significant loss to spine panel. Short tear to upper margin of leaf L3, some worming to gutter margins throughout. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 19025