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[ACTS - GEORGE III]. [Drop-head title:] Anno quadragesimo tertio georgii III. regis. Cap. LXXXIX. An Act for providing Relief for the Families of Militia Men in Scotland, when called out into actual Service. [Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan]. [1803].
[1], 910-916pp. Stitched, as issued. Lightly creased, small hole to gutter of first leaf, slight chipping to margins.
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£ 75.00
[ACTS - GEORGE II]. Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the First Day of December, Anno Dom. 1741...And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Seventeenth Day of October, 1745, being the Fifth Session of this present Parliament. Printed by Thomas Baskett. 1745.
[2], 171-172pp. Disbound. A trifle spotted.
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£ 50.00
[ACTS - GEORGE II]. Anno Regni georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo octavo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the First Day of December, Anno Dom. 1741...And thence continued be several Prorogations to the Twenty seventh Day of November, 1744, being the Fourth Session of this present Parliament. Printed by Thomas Baskett. 1745.
[2], 735-743pp, [1]. Disbound. A trifle toned.
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£ 50.00
[ACTS - GEORGE II]. Anno Regni georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, primo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Seventeenth Day of March, Anno Dom. 1714... Printed by John Baskett. 1715.
[2], 315-330pp, [2]. ESTC N53667. [Bound with:] Anno Regni georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, primo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Seventeenth Day of March, Anno Dom. 1714... London. Printed by John Baskett, 1715. [4]pp. ESTC N53670. [And:] Anno Regni georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, primo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Seventeenth Day of March, Anno Dom. 1714... London. Printed by John Baskett, 1715. [4]pp. ESTC N53671. [And:] [Anno Regni georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, primo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Seventeenth Day of March, Anno Dom. 1714...] [London]. [Printed by John Baskett], [1715]. 385-392pp. Without general title-page, seemingly as issued. ESTC N53674. Folio. Recent brown cloth. Manuscript lettering-piece to upper board. A trifle rubbed. Decorated endpapers, lightly toned.
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£ 125.00
[ACTS - GEORGE II]. Anno Regni georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, primo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Seventeenth Day of March, Anno Dom. 1714...And thence continued be several Adjournments to the Ninth Day of January, 1715. in the Second Year of His Majesties Reign. Printed by John Baskett. 1716.
[2], 697-698pp. Recent cloth-backed plain paper boards, typed lettering-piece to upper board. Lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
[ACTS - GEORGE II]. Anno Regni georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, vicesimo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the First Day of December, Anno Dom. 1741... And from thence continued by several Prorogations, to the Eighteenth Day of November 1746, being the Sixth Session of this present Parliament. Printed by Richard Watkins. [1747].
39pp, [1]. Disbound. Title-page detached, inked manuscript pagination to head of all leaves, a trifle dust-soiled.
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£ 50.00
[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 ****. Printed for J. Debrett. 1795. First edition.
[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.
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£ 125.00
[AGRICULTURE]. Pursuits of agriculture; a satirical poem, in three cantos. With notes. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale. 1808. First edition.
Three volumes in one, with continuous pagination. 249, [2], 8pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in recent tan cloth-backed plain paper boards. Very minor wear to extremities. Occasional light marginal dust-soiling.
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£ 150.00
[ALISON, Archibald]. [Lord Clyde's Campaign in India, extracted from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. No. DXVI, October 1858]. William Blackwood and Sons. 1858. First edition.
An extract only, though the article is complete in itself. 479-514pp, [6]. Without initial 47 leaves of issue (p.385-478). Later gilt-tooled red morocco, lettered in gilt to spine, original printed paper wrappers bound-in. A trifle rubbed to spine, lightly foxed internally. Sir Archibald Alison's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP, ownership inscription and annotation to upper wrapper, and occasional ink notes to text.
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£ 150.00
[ALMANACK]. The British Almanack, and universal Scots register, for 1807, being the third after bissextile, or leap year. Containing An Improved Kalendar, and many new lists. Printed by Alex. Chapman & Co.. 1807. First edition.
321pp. Contemporary red morocco, gilt ruling, devices and lettering, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Extremities a trifle rubbed with slight surface soiling. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
[ALMANACK]. The general Almanack of Scotland, and British register, for 1811, being the third after leap year. Containing a correct kalendar, accurate lists of the fairs, fiars, roads, &c. of Scotland; and an abstract of the assessed taxes, stamp duties, &c....and the British army and navy. Printed by and for David Ramsay and Son et al.. 1811. First edition.
324pp. Contemporary red morocco, gilt, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Extremities a trifle rubbed with slight surface soiling. Internally clean and crisp but for the occasional spot of light foxing.
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£ 75.00
[ALNWICK]. Subscriptions for the relief of the Sufferers from Cholera in Alnwick. M. Smith. [1849?].
Single leaf broadside. Very slight marginal marking, two faint vertical and one horizontal fold, verso a bit browned and dusty.
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£ 250.00
[AMATORY POETRY]. Amatory poetry; or, the effusions of love: consisting of a new and elegant collection of the most choice and esteemed pieces of sentiment and humour. Printed for E. Barrett. 1824.
xii, 244pp. With engraved frontispiece ('The bower of bliss'). Uncut in original pink printed paper-covered boards. Worn, with extremities, paper covering to spine largely lost/marked.
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£ 300.00
[AMHURST, Nicholas]. Observations on the conduct of Great-Britain, with Regard to the Negociations and other Transactions Abroad. Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts. 1729. First edition.
61pp. p.[24-25] and [24-27] set out as four tables cataloguing 'Ships taken from his Majesty's Subjects by the Spaniards in the West-Indies, since the Hanov. Treaty, Sep. 3. 1725'. Disbound, with title detached, else a clean copy.
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£ 125.00
[ANON.]. A Satirical Epistle in Verse, addressed to the Poet Laureate on his Carmen Seculare, constaining strictures on modern times and characters. Printed by D.N. Shury...and sold by J. Ginger. 1801. First Edition.
xvi, 46pp. Disbound, largely untrimmed, with original stab holes to gutter margins. Light soiling to title and final leaf, ink-stamps of the Mercantile Library, PA to title and occasionally to text.
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£ 250.00