• NEW SOUTH WALES Its Present State and Future Prospects 1837 1st Ed U304

    NEW SOUTH WALES; ITS PRESENT STATE AND FUTURE PROSPECTS. Subtitle: Being a Statement with Documentary Evidence, submitted in Support of Petitions to His Majesty and Parliament. Date Pub.: 1837 1st edition.
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  • 1837 A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea Thomas Bell Dogs

    Includes a number of breeds of dog, Horses, ferret as well as wild animals.
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  • 1822 The History and Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow and its Ancient Castle

    The History and Antiquities of the Town of Ludlow, and its Ancient Castle; with Lives of the Lord Presidents, and Descriptive and Historical Accounts of Gentlemen's Seats, Villages, &c. A scarce edition of this local interest book on Ludlow.
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  • 1802 2vols Lyrical Ballads with Pastoral and other Poems Wordsworth 2nd and 3rd

    Lyrical Ballads With Pastoral and Other Poems. The first edition of Wordsworth's lyrical ballads was published as one volume. The set was then re-released with a second volume added with the first volume reprinted the same as the first edition.
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  • 1844 Henry Lushington A Great Country's Little Wars Afghanistan First Signed

    A scarce first edition of Lushington's work on the First Anglo-Afghan War. First Edition,Publishers' Original Binding,Signed. Henry Lushington. Many political and public voices criticised the war as rash, and it is famous now for the loss of 4,500 British and Indian soldiers to Afghan tribal fighters.
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  • 1804 Opinion of DOW, Lorenzo's Thoughts by LORENZO DOW

    The first edition of The Opinion of Dow by the eccentric American preacher, Lorenzo Dow. Lorenzo Dow, 1777 – 1834, was an eccentric itinerant American preacher. He was also a successful writer. Dow's enthusiasm sustained him through the incessant labors of more than 30 years, during which he preached in almost all parts of the United States.
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  • 1842 Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education Scarce 1841-42

    Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education With Appendices. A scarce record of the minutes of the Educational Committee meetings from 1841-42. With details of the Glasgow Education Society, elementary education in Aberdeen and Fordyce, and more.
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  • 1819 Life High and Low Scarce Tenth Edition Illustrated Author of The Greeks

    The title page states that the text is embellished with humorous coloured plates. The British Library copy shows the illustrated plates as coloured as well as throughout text. To our copy the plates have not yet been coloured and are also bound following the preface.
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  • 1841 2vols Charles O'Malley the Irish Dragoon edited by Harry Lorrequer First Ed

    Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon. A first edition of this novel by Irish writer Charles Lever. Harry Lorrequer. The character Frank Webber in the novel Charles O'Malley was based on a college friend, Robert Boyle, who later became a clergyman.
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  • 1822 Letters to Julia Henry Luttrell Rhyme Poetry Ode Society Verse

    Henry Luttrell was an English politician and writer of society verse. He was introduced into society by the Duchess of Devonshire, where his popularity grew due to his wit. Letters to Julia. Henry Luttrell.
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  • 1816 The Principles of Population and Production John Weyland First Edition

    The Principles of Population and Production As They Are Affected by the Progress of Society With a View to Moral and Political Consequences. A scarce first edition of this social commentary which was intended as a criticism of Malthus' population theory.
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  • 1847 2v Biographia Literaria or Biographical Sketches of Literary Life Coleridge

    Biographia Literaria or Biographical Sketches of my Literary Life and Opinions. Nelson's Biographia Literaria is an autobiography in discourse. It was originally published in 1817 and was originally intended as a preface to a collected volume of Coleridge's poems.
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  • 1840 John Donaldson Bayldon's Art of Valuing Rents and Farm Rights

    Bayldon's Art of Valuing Rents and Tillages. Containing a frontispiece 'Plan of the Farm', forms of accompt books: weekly accounts of labour, farm ledger forms, rent and wages books and a catalogue of new works' to the end of the book.
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  • 1843 5vols The Poetical Works of John Dryden First Thus Portrait

    He established the heroic couplet as a standard form of English poetry by writing successful satires, religious pieces, fables, epigrams, compliments, prologues, and plays with it; he also introduced the alexandrine and triplet into the form.
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  • 1822 2vol A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages John Joseph Powell Thomas Coventry

    A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages. A Regency work on mortgage law from John Joseph Powell. Rebound in black cloth. Externally, smart, with just a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Ink stamps of Birmingham Law Library to front endpaper and fore-edges.
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  • 1840 The Election George Brittaine Presentation Copy from the Author

    Author's Presentation Copy,Original Binding. A scarce copy of this fictional work, focusing on political issues of the victorian era. The Election. George Brittaine. In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine.
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  • 1806 3vol The Secret History of the Court and Cabinet of St Cloud Napoleon

    The Secret History of the Court and Cabinet of St Cloud In A Series of Letters from A Gentleman at Paris to a Nobleman in London Written During the Months of August, September, and October 1805. A park in Saint-Cloud contains the ruins of the Chateau de Saint-Cloud, built in 1572 and destroyed by fire in 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War.
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  • 1829 24 Vol Walter Scott Waverley Novels Ivanhoe Rob Roy Kenilworth The Pirate

    Incomplete in 24 volumes. Without Volume 14 and 26. Known as the 'Waverley Novels' as they were published 'by the author of Waverley', the first novel of twenty-six. In a cloth binding. Externally, smart with light handling marks.
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  • 1825 Academy for Grown Horsemen and Annals of Horsemanship Geoffry Gambado First

    In paper covered boards. Rebacked, with original paper covered boards and spine laid over and a new imitation spine label attached. Externally, sound with slight rubbing to original paper covered boards as well as heavy handling marks and the odd spot.
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  • 1808 The History of the Holy War By Thomas Fuller Scarce Early Pickering Edition

    An early Pickering edition on the history of the Crusades by Thomas Fuller. The History of the Holy War. Thomas Fuller (1608 – 16 August 1661) was an English churchman and historian. He is now remembered for his writings, particularly his Worthies of England, published after his death.
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  • 1838 2vol Francois Guizot History of the English Revolution Civil War First

    History of the English Revolution. A two volume extensive history of the English Revolution. In cloth bindings. Externally some rubbing and bumping to the head and tails of the spines. Spines faded.
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  • 1816 Sermons on Various Subjects by Daniel de Superville and John Reynolds

    Sermons on Various Important Subjects, Translated From the French of Daniel de Superville. Daneil de Superville; John Reynolds. Daniel de Superville (Saumur, August 1657 - Rotterdam, 9 June 1728) was a Huguenot pastor and theologian who fled France for the Dutch Republic in 1685 and became the minister of the Walloon church in Rotterdam.
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  • 1822 3 Vol The Entail Or The Lairds Of Grippy John Galt FIRST Edition Scarce

    John Galt (2 May 1779 – 11 April 1839) was a Scottish novelist, entrepreneur, and political and social commentator. Born in Irvine, in Ayrshire, Galt was the son of a naval captain. He was a first cousin of Captain Alexander Allan.
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  • 1830 2vol Robert Forby The Vocabulary of East Anglia First Edition

    The Vocabulary of East Anglia. An attempt to record the vulgar tongue of the twin counties Norfolk and Suffolk, as it existed in the eighteenth century and still exists; with proof of its antiquity from etymology and authority'.
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  • 1836 2vol Charles Richardson A New Dictionary Of The English Language

    In 1818 the opening portions of an English lexicon, by Richardson, appeared in the Encyclopædia Metropolitana. In 1834 he issued the prospectus of a New English Dictionary, and the work itself was published by Pickering in parts between January 1835 and the spring of 1837.
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  • 1835 Narrative of the Recent Voyage of Captain Ross Arctic 1st American Ed Map

    Narrative of the Recent Voyage of Captain Ross to the Arctic Regions in the Years 1829-30-31-32-33 and a Notice of Captain BAck's Expedition; with a Preliminary Sketch of Polar Discoveries from the Earliest period to the Year 1827.
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  • 1810 James Caulfield Cromwelliana 1st Edition Of 250 Large Paper Copies

    This copy is one of a limited edition of only 250; these were all large paper copies. A limited edition collection of primary sources on Oliver Cromwell during the civil war period. Cromwelliana; A Chronological Detail Of Events In Which Oliver Cromwell Was Engaged; from The Year 1642 To His Death 1658.
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  • 1836 8vols The Life and Works of William Cowper by T S Grimshawe

    William Cowper (26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. The Life and Works of William Cowper In Eight Volumes. A set of The Life and Works of William Cowper. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry.
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  • 1849 3 Vol James The Second Or The Revolution Of 1688 William Harrison Ainsworth

    William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 – 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. Ebers introduced Ainsworth to literary and dramatic circles, and to his daughter, who became Ainsworth's wife.
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  • 1839 4vol Poetical Works Of Shelley Edited Mrs Shelley First Collected Edition

    The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley with an engraved portrait of Percy Bysshe Shelley to frontispiece to first volume. Edited by his wife Mary Shelley. "This edition of Mrs. Shelley's was supposed, when published, to be definitive.
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  • 1844 AFRICAN SLAVERY Letters of the Late Bishop England to John Forsyth SCARCE

    In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places with some institutional inscriptions to the spine. The front hinge is beginning to work loose. Internally, generally firmly bound with just the front blank slightly strained and heavily foxed throughout with a blind stamped library label to the title page some ink inscriptions to the verso of the title page.
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  • 1847 2vol The Comic History of England Gilbert A Beckett Illustrated John Leech

    Gilbert Abbott à Beckett (1811 – 1856) was an English humorist, and contributor to Punch magazine. He is perhaps best known as the author of Comic History of England, Comic History of Rome, Comic Blackstone, and other comic works.
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  • 1836 3vol Astoria or Enterprise Beyond Rocky Mountains Washington Irving First

    Astoria; Or, Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains. Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle".
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  • 1832 The Poetical Works of Hemans Heber and Pollock Philadelphia Imprint

    The collected poetical works of Reginald Heber, Felicia Hemans and Robert Pollok. Including a Memoir of Heber followed by his poetical works, The Course of Time, A Poem in Ten Books by Pollok and The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans.
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  • 1831 2vols The Dramatic Works of Robert Greene by the Rev. Alexander Dyce

    The Dramatic Works of Robert Greene In Two Volumes. A set of The Dramatic Works of Robert Greene. To which are added his poems. With some account of the author, and notes, by the Rev. Alexander Dyce.
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  • 1813 Journal of a Residence in India Illustrated Plates Maria Graham Second Ed

    Journal of a Residence in India. Maria Graham. Maria Graham wrote many children's books and travel works. She was also an accomplished illustrator. This was Graham's first book. Illustrated throughout, with fifteen engraved plates, some folding.
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  • 1837 English Pleasure Carriages W. B. Adams Illustrated First Edition

    A first edition of W. B Adams' survey of the English pleasure carriage. Colour Plates,First Edition,Illustrated,Original Binding. W. B Adams. Rebacked in a cloth binding with original spine and boards preserved.
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  • 1845 Italy A Poem in Four Cantos by John Edmund Reade Fiction Very Scarce

    Italy: A Poem, in Four Cantos With Notes. A volume of poetry by the little-known novelist and poet John Edmund Reade. John Edmund Reade. It bears a close resemblance to Childe Harold, reproducing even the dying gladiator.
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  • 1830 System World Le MARQUIS de LAPLACE Harte

    Le Marquis de Laplace. The System of the World. Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace (23 March 1749 – 5 March 1827) was a French mathematician and astronomer whose work was pivotal to the development of mathematical astronomy and statistics.
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  • 1847 2Vol Committee of Council of Education Minutes With Appendices Maps

    Minutes of the Committee of Council on Education: With Appendices. A two volume set of the minutes of the council of education 1846. This committee of the council on Education was established in 1839 to promote public education.
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  • 1838 Archibald Swinton Report of the Trial of Cotton Spinners

    A scarce account of this Scottish trial. A notable trial in 19th century labour history following the cotton-spinner strikes in 1837. During the strikes the leaders were arrested and eventually sentenced to eb transported for seven years, athough they eventually only served three years in prison hulks and were then pardoned.
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  • 1818 3v A Bibliographical Account of Principal Works Relating to Eng Topography

    In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with bumping and rubbing to the extremities. Loss to the head and tail of spine. Both hinges to volume I are weak and may fail with further handling.Both hinges to volume II are also weak and may detach with further handling.
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  • 1828 3vol Red Rover James Fenimore Cooper Second Edition

    The Red Rover is a novel by American writer James Fenimore Cooper originally published in Paris on November 27, 1827. The novel follows the activities of the sailor Dick Fid, free black sailor Scipio Africanus and Royal Navy officer James Wilder as they encounter the famous pirate, "The Red Rover".
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  • 1846 The Epistle to the Hebrews Frederick Denison Maurice Lectures

    Frederick Denison Maurice. In a cloth binding. Externally, sound, though with some marks and wear to the extremities. Slight sunning to the rear board. Hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places.
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  • 1842 Cyrus Redding Illustrated Itinerary Of The County Of Lancaster With Plates

    An Illustrated Itinerary of the County of Lancaster. Rebound in cloth binding. Externally very smart indeed, there is some light markings to the boards only. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are generally bright and clean throughout, aside from some spotting to the reverse of the plates and the odd spot throughout.
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  • 1835 2 Vols ARCHITECTURE Historical Essay THOMAS HOPE

    An Historical Essay on Architecture and Illustrations to Hope's Essay on Architecture. In a cloth binding, with gilt reference numbers to the spine. Externally, slightly bumped, with slight soiling.
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  • 1837 Benjamin Winkles French Cathedrals Architecture First Edition Plates

    A first edition of Benjamin Winkles 'French Cathedrals'. French Cathedrals. A thorough and detailed account of notable cathedrals in France. The cathedrals include Amiens, Notre-Dame, Chartres, Beauvais, Evreux and Rouen.
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