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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
[IRELAND]. CARROLL, William Henry. A copious practical index to the several statutes enacted in the 33d, 35th, 37th, part of the 40th, 43d, 45th, 51st, and 57th years of king george III for the regulation of contested elections in ireland, as far as relate to the elections of members to serve in the imperial parliament for counties and cities only. Dublin. Printed by George Grierson and John Rowe Power, 1818. Second edition. 8vo. 254pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to lettering-piece. Very occasional slight marginal chipping, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 17543
[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
[WYNDHAM, William, Sir]. A letter From a Absented Member to a Friend at Westminster, Shewing his reasons for retiring into the Country upon the present Situation of the Affairs of Great Britain. London. Printed for J. Standen, 1739. First edition. 8vo. [2], 5-26pp. Without half-title. Recent two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Minor wear to extremities. Inked ownership inscription and slight loss to head of title, lightly dust-soiled/toned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21654
MILES, W[illiam] A[ugustus]. A letter to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; with a sketch of the prospect before him, appendix, and notes. London. Printed for J. Bell, 1808. First edition. 8vo. xx, [1], 22-264pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, joints cracked, slight loss to head of spine. Occasional foxing, marginal shaving to leaves Y and Kk3, ink ruling to text of p.254 and p.255, paper flaw causing two very small holes to O6, touching text but with no loss of sense. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13239
[MILES, William Augustus]. A letter to the duke of grafton, with notes. To which is annexed a complete exculpation of m. de la fayette from the charges indecently urged against him by Mr. burke, in the house of commons, On the 17th March, 1794. London. Printed for J. Owen, 1794. First edition. 8vo. [2], 95pp, [1]. Without half-title. Disbound. Ink library stamps of the Mercantile Library, Philadelphia to title page and p.53, lightly browned, occasional chipping to margins. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21406
[SHEBBEARE, John]. A letter to the People of England, on the Present Situation and Conduct of National Affairs. London. Printed for J. Scott, 1755. Second edition. 56pp. ESTC T82120.

[Bound with:] [SHEBBEARE, John]. A second letter to the People of England. On foreign subsidies, subsidiary armies, and Their Consequences to this Nation. London. Printed for J. Scott, 1755. Second edition. 56pp. ESTC T120295.

[And:] An answer to a pamphlet, called A Second letter to the People. In which the subsidiary system is Fairly Stated, and amply Considered. London. Printed for M. ... More >
£ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21710