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[MIRABEAU, Victor Riquetti, marquis de]. L'ami des hommes, ou traite de la population. A Avignon. [s.n.], 1756. First duodecimo edition. 12mo. First three parts of six only . 431, [1]; 578, [2]; 577pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf, morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscriptions to all titles, very occasional spotting. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21740
[MUIRKIRK AND CAMBUSLANG ROAD ACTS]. [Three manuscript copies of previously published abstracts of acts relating to the maintenance of highways leading to and from the city of Glasgow]. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d.] Manuscript of paper. [14]pp.

[Bound with:] [ACTS - GEORGE III]. [Drop-head title:] An act for Amending an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty, for making and repairing the Road from the City of Glasgow, in the County off Lanerk, to Muirkirk, in the County of Ayr... [s.l.]. [s.n.], [1791]. 11pp, [1]. Docket title to verso of final leaf ... More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24783
[LORD COMMISSIONERS OF APPEALS IN PRIZE CAUSES]. [Caption title:] Before the Most Noble and Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Appeals in Prize Causes. The rover, reuben carver, Master. An Appeal from Bermuda...Case on Behalf of the Appellant. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. 5pp, [1]. Docket title to verso of final leaf. ESTC T15718.

[Together with:] [LORD COMMISSIONERS OF APPEALS IN PRIZE CAUSES]. Before the Most Noble and Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Appeals in Prize Causes. Schooner rover, reuben carver, Master...On an Appeal from the Vice-Admiralty Court at bermuda. Respondent's case. [London]. [s.n.], [1799]. 4pp. Docket title to verso of final leaf. ESTC T15719.

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£ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 23538
ZIMMERMANN, [Johann von]. Solitude considered with respect to its influence upon the mind and the heart. London. Printed for C. Dilly, 1792. Second edition. 8vo. x, [2], 420pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, early inked ownership inscriptions to head of title - later struck-through. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 18122
SMITH, Adam. JOYCE, Jeremiah [editor]. A complete analysis or abridgement of dr. adam smith's inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. By Jeremiah joyce. Cambridge. Printed by Benjamin Flower: for J. Deighton et al., 1797. First edition. 8vo. [4], 290pp, [2]. With a final publisher's advertisement leaf (not recorded by ESTC). Contemporary dark green calf-backed marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities worn, loss to head of spine. Head of title page shaved (sadly, to remove an early ownership inscription), foxed. More > £ 4,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20001
[MURDER]. Trial and Sentence! A Full and Particular Account of the Trial and Sentence of William Pollock, who is to be Executed at Edinburgh, on Wednesday the 22d March, 1826, for the awful Murder of his Wife, on the 11th November last, at Gifford's Park, and his Body to be given to Dr Munro for Dissection. [Edinburgh]. Printed for, and sold by, James M'Lean....Price One Penny, [1826]. Dimensions 180 x 420 mm. Single leaf broadside. Some creasing, tearing, thinning and repair; all without loss of text. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 24213
[HUGHES, Mary]. [Drop-head title]. The Apprehending and Taking of the Female Robber, mary hughes, alias King, alias Atkinson, alias Evans, in the City of Bath, for Robbing Mrs Whitcomb, at the Boar's Head, Bristol, of Two Hundred Guineas, and a Bank Note value Twenty Pounds. Newcastle. M. Angus & Son, Printers, [s.d., c1800?] Dimensions 194 x 296mm. Single leaf broadside, printed on recto only in two columns. Edges uncut, with some marking, spotting and marginal loss, slight surface loss/tear to verso. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23226
[ACTS - King George III - QUARANTINE]. An act (passed 12th March 1805,) for making further provision for the effectual performance of quarantine; and also An Order in Council, Dated 5th April 1805. London. Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1805. First edition. Quarto. 86pp, [60]. Contemporary blind ruled tan calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some scuffing, joints just starting. Contemporary armorial bookplate (with motto "Vive revicturus") to FEP. Occasional marginal loss, else internally immaculate. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 18928
BURKE, Edmund. Speech of edmund burke, Esq. member of parliament for the city of bristol, On presenting to the House of Commons (On the 11th of February, 1780) a plan for the better security of the independence of parliament, and the oeconomical reformation of the civil and other establishments. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1780. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1]. With a half-title. ESTC T49639.

[Bound with:] [GEORGE IV]. Anticipation of the speeches intended to be spoken In the house of commons, On friday, May 4, upon the motion of alderman newnham, relative to the affairs of the prince of wales. London. Printed for J. Kearsley, 1787. New edition. [2], 110pp. With a half-title. Not in ESTC. cf. ESTC T18578.

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£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 14108
CULLUM, R. [compiler]. The Addresses, Speeches, squibs, songs, &c. which were circulated during the recent general election of members for the city of exeter, and county of devon; together with those published at the contested election in 1816... Exeter. Printed at the General-Printing-Office, by R. Cullum, 1818. First edition. 12mo. [2], ii, [1], 6-415pp, [1]. Later red half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, armorial bookplate of English barrister Sir Trehawke Herbert Kekewich (1851-1932) and later ticket of Exeter Rare Books to FEP, without FFEP, adhesive residue to gutter of title page, closed tear to gutter of leaf A1, slight loss to margin of leaf E1 (clipping text without ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24090
[STUBBS, W., TALMASH, G.]. The Crown Circuit companion; containing The Practice at the Assizes on the Crown Side, and of the Courts of General and General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, and also of Oyer and Terminer for London and Middlesex... London. Printed for E. and R. Brooke and J. Rider, 1799. Seventh edition. 8vo. ix, [1]. 869pp, [1]. With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, upper joint split. Recent bookplates to FEP and FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11233