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[IMPORTATION]. ECROYD, W. Farrer. The policy of self help. Suggestions towards the consolidation of the empire and the defence of its industries and commerce. London. Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1879. First edition. 8vo. v, 25pp. Stitched, as issued. Central vertical fold. A trifle dust-soiled, scattered foxing, ink-stamp of the Webster Collection to verso of final leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title page: 'With the author's compliments'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24972
GILBART, James William. Lectures sur l'histoire et les principes du commerce chez les ancients. Paris. Guillaumin et Cie, 1856. First French edition. 12mo. [3], vi-xii, 168pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece of the author. Without half-title. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed to extremities, short cracks to joints. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Presented by the author to Miss Henderson Jan. 1. 1857' to blank fly-leaf. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 19186
[LIGHTER-MAN'S ASSISTANT]. The Lighter-Man's assistant, or Coal-Dealer's guide: containing tables Exactly calculated for the ready finding out the true Value of any Quantity of Coals, from 1 to 400 Chaldrons, from 19£ per Score to 40£ per Score, reckoning 21 Chaldrons to the Score, including the Metage-Money... London. Printed for Thomas Bradley, [s.d., c.1765] First edition?. 12mo. [8], 86pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, later rebacked, preserving contemporary spine panel. Extremities rubbed, marked, and bumped. Hinges exposed, pen and pencil trials to front and rear endpapers, title page laid down, occasional spotting. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 21859
[ARGYLL COURTS OF ASSIZE]. [Drop-head title:] List of cases for trial at the inveraray spring circuit, april 1859. [Inveraray?]. [s.l.], [1859]. Single bifolium. Docket-title to verso of second leaf.

[Together with:] [Drop-head title:] List of cases for trial at the inveraray spring circuit, april 1860. [Inveraray?] [s.n.], [1860]. Single bifolium. Docket-title to verso of second leaf.

Foilio. Old horizontal folds. Case details completed in manuscript. More >
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25578
[COURT OF SESSION]. Act of sederunt, 11th july, 1828; for consolidating the enactments contained in certain previous acts, and further improving the forms of process in the court of session, in pursuance of the statute 6th geo. iv. c. 120. Edinburgh. Printed by James Clarke and Company, [1828]. First edition. 8vo. 73, [1], 48pp. Interleaved throughout. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, upper joint starting. From the recently dispersed family estate (by descent) of George Cranstoun, Lord Corehouse (1770-1850), Scottish jurist, satirist and friend of Walter Scott and Lord Monboddo, with his armorial bookplate to FEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25546
[TREASON]. The Grand indictment of high-treason Against the Marquess of Argyle, at the Instance of His Majesties Advocat: exhibited To the parliament of scotland, with An Account of what hath followed since thereupon. [Edinburgh?]. Printed for the Author, 1661. First edition. Folio. 13pp, [1]. Uncut. Stitched, as issued. Chipping and light damp-staining to margins, occasional spotting. Early inked ownership inscription 'Donald Williamson / Culloden by Inverness', and later inscription dated 1898 to title page. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 25305