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1610 Generall HISTOIRE of TURKES Richard KNOLLES Second
1610 Generall HISTOIRE of TURKES Richard KNOLLES Second

Price: £6,900.00

  The second edition of this major work in English of Ottoman history, enlarged from the first edition, and rather more sought after and valuable than the first as a result. Though lacking a couple of leaves, the author's...

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1616 Marco Antonio Latin Language Pamphlet Archbishop Spalato Heretic
1616 Marco Antonio Latin Language Pamphlet Archbishop Spalato Heretic

Price: £550.00

A very scarce Seventeenth Century pamphlet, written in Latin.Written by Catholic Archbishop and adjudged heretic Marco Antonio de Dominis, the pamphlet explains the author's departure from his office and his motives for leaving.Although...

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1638 A Display of HERALDRIE John GUILLIM 3rd Edition
1638 A Display of HERALDRIE John GUILLIM 3rd Edition

Price: £435.00

An uncommon third edition of John Guillim's A Display of Heraldrie. Bound in early calf leather. One of the best editions of Guillim. Not the best

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1648 Rerum Britannicarium Libri Septum quibus res in Anglia Scotia Hibernia
1648 Rerum Britannicarium Libri Septum quibus res in Anglia Scotia Hibernia

Price: £425.00

This work details the British history from 1645 to 1646 when the King Charles I was captured. In Latin First edition By the German historian Georg Horn, who also wrote "Arca No" in 1666. Seven books in one volume, complete. Also...

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1655-6 Famous And Memorable Works Of Josephus Antiquities Of Jews And Jewish War
1655-6 Famous And Memorable Works Of Josephus Antiquities Of Jews And Jewish War

Price: £995.00

The Famous and Memorable Works of Josephus, a Man of Much Honour and Learning Among the Jews. Faithfully translated out of the Latin and French by Tho. Lodge, Doctor in Physick. Whereunto are newly added references of the Scriptures...

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1656 History IRON AGE Scarce Parival Harris
1656 History IRON AGE Scarce Parival Harris

Price: £695.00

An extremely scarce seventeenth century work from a French historian, here translated into English, analysing the state of chaos and moral disorder that the world has fallen into during the last hundred or so years...

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1657 An Exact Abridgement of the Records Tower of London Robert Cotton Prynne
1657 An Exact Abridgement of the Records Tower of London Robert Cotton Prynne

Price: £440.00

WIDTH="100%">An Exact Abridgement of the Records in the Tower of LondonFrom the Reign of King Edward the Second, unto King Richard the Third, of all the Parliaments Holden in Each Kings Reign, and the Several Acts in Every Parliament:Together...

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1663 Elenchi Motuum Nuperorum in Anglia George Bate Latin Motions in England
1663 Elenchi Motuum Nuperorum in Anglia George Bate Latin Motions in England

Price: £120.00

This is a scarce edition of this history relating to the English Civil War.With an engraved frontispiece of Charles II and the story of his escape from battle at Worcester.Published in Latin. This is the second volume published by...

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1664 HISTORY Herod the Great BIOGRAPHY Clarke FIRST ED.
1664 HISTORY Herod the Great BIOGRAPHY Clarke FIRST ED.

Price: £1,490.00

A scarce First Edition of Clarke's life of Herod. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. With an engraved frontis. "Taking in also the Story of the Jews during all the time of his Reign, which was...

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1675 Historiae Romanae Regis Marcus Viniciu Serenisssimi Delphini Caius Velleius
1675 Historiae Romanae Regis Marcus Viniciu Serenisssimi Delphini Caius Velleius

Price: £370.00

A nice example of Velleius' Historical work on both Ancient Greece and Rome. Written in Latin. Adorned with decorative head and tail pieces throughout, and a woodcut title vignette. Collated complete with a beautiful...

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1676 The History of the Reigns of Several Monarchs by Various Authors Scarce
1676 The History of the Reigns of Several Monarchs by Various Authors Scarce

Price: £340.00

A scarce copy of this historical work on The History of the Reigns of Henry the Seventh, Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, and Queen Mary.The First Written by the Right Honourable, Francis Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban.The other...

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1677 The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire by Robert Thoroton First Edition Scarce
1677 The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire by Robert Thoroton First Edition Scarce

Price: £650.00

A first edition of this book on The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire by Robert Thoroton.Beautified with Maps, Prospects, and Portraictures.This copy contains the eight pages of coats of arms and twenty-two single page plates, but is...

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1682 The Forfeitures of Londons Charter Impartial Account City Charter
1682 The Forfeitures of Londons Charter Impartial Account City Charter

Price: £500.00

Text is complete. Laid onto archival paper throughout.Together with the means and methods that were used for the recovery of the same, with the causes by which it became forfeited, as likewise the imprisonments, deposing and fining...

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1684 An Historical Account of Church-Government by the Bishop of St Asaph
1684 An Historical Account of Church-Government by the Bishop of St Asaph

Price: £220.00

An early edition of An Historical Account of Church Government as it was in Great Britain and Ireland when they first received the Christian Religion by the Bishop of St Asaph, William Lloyd. William Lloyd (1627 30 August 1717)...

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1691 Instruction Sur L'Histoire de France et Romaine by Claude de Ragois French
1691 Instruction Sur L'Histoire de France et Romaine by Claude de Ragois French

Price: £250.00

A scarce example of Claude Le Ragois' Roman and French history. In French. Third edition. Claude Le Ragois (d. 1683) was a French tutor whose pupils included the Duke of Maine. This work was first published in 1684 and went through...

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1693 Lord Chief Baron ATKYN'S SPEECH to Sir William ASHHURST Mayor of London
1693 Lord Chief Baron ATKYN'S SPEECH to Sir William ASHHURST Mayor of London

Price: £69.99

A scarce transcript of the speech of Lord Chief Baron Atkins to the new Lord Mayor of London, Sir William Ashhurst, expressing his faith in the newly appointed mayor. Sir William Ashhurst or Ashurst (26 April 1647 12...

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1696 De Romana Republica Sive de Re militari & Civili Romanorum Cantelio
1696 De Romana Republica Sive de Re militari & Civili Romanorum Cantelio

Price: £525.00

An early work on the history of the Romans.Printed in Latin.With a folding map, seven folding plates and four full page plates.Petreo Josepho Cantelio (Pierre Joseph Cantel) was a scientist and scholar of the Society of the Jesuits...

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1700 An Introduction to the History of the Principal Kingdoms S Puffendorf
1700 An Introduction to the History of the Principal Kingdoms S Puffendorf

Price: £400.00

One of German Jurist Samuel von Pufendorf's historical works. Collated, completeDirect from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was...

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1700 NAAMAN VINDICATED by Richard Pearso very rare text
1700 NAAMAN VINDICATED by Richard Pearso very rare text

Price: £199.99

Naaman the Syrian is mentioned in the Second Books of Kings chapter 5 in the Tanakh and also mentioned in the New Testament Gospel of Luke 4:27. According to the narrative, he is the commander of the armies of Benhadad II. In the...

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1702 2 vol Le Grand DICTIONAIRE Historique ou Le Me'lange Curieux Louis Moreri
1702 2 vol Le Grand DICTIONAIRE Historique ou Le Me'lange Curieux Louis Moreri

Price: £395.00

A scarce early set of french encyclopedias listing the historical and mythological lives and actions of patriarchs, judges, kings, popes, holy fathers, doctors, and bishops. Ninth edition, with four volumes bound in two, in...

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1702 La Vie du Roy Almanzor Capitaine Aly Abencufian Miguel de Luna Abbasid
1702 La Vie du Roy Almanzor Capitaine Aly Abencufian Miguel de Luna Abbasid

Price: £365.00

Miguel de Luna's biography of Al-Mansur or Abu Ja'far Abdallah ibn Muhammad al-Mansur (95 AH 158 AH (714 AD 775 AD) the second Abbasid Caliph from 136 AH to 158 AH (754 AD 775 AD). In French. Second edition. With an engraving...

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1705-07 4vols The Roman History Laurence Echard Illustrated
1705-07 4vols The Roman History Laurence Echard Illustrated

Price: £650.00

The complete four volume set of Laurence Echard's History of Rome.All four volumes are incredibly scarce, even more so as a set.With the sixth edition of volume I, fourth edition of volume II, and the first editions of volumes III...

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1706 Jullii Caesaris LATIN Works of CAESAR MAPS Anson
1706 Jullii Caesaris LATIN Works of CAESAR MAPS Anson

Price: £335.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine and four engraved foldout maps. This volume bears the bookplate of Thomas Anson, 1st Viscount Anson of Shugborough (1767 1818). He was a British politician and peer. Gaius Julius...

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1708-1713 Eighteenth Century Pamphlets Generally Concerning Henry Sacheverell
1708-1713 Eighteenth Century Pamphlets Generally Concerning Henry Sacheverell

Price: £770.00

A set of very scarce pamphlets, most of which refer to or are written by Henry Sacherverell.Collated as early reprints of Sacherverell's incendiary speeches to the Commons and others, the works here offer a full and comprehensive...

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1711 In Q Horatium Flaccum Richard Bentley Latin Notes Horace 1st
1711 In Q Horatium Flaccum Richard Bentley Latin Notes Horace 1st

Price: £770.00

A very scarce first edition of Bentley's notes on Horace.In Latin. Volume II of II, containing the notes without the translation. Richard Bentley was an English classical scholar, critic and theologian who was master of Trinity...

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1712 Honores Anglicani Titles Of Honour Temporal Nobility English Nation First
1712 Honores Anglicani Titles Of Honour Temporal Nobility English Nation First

Price: £425.00

A scarce copy of Honores Anglicani: Or, Titles of Honour. The Temporal Nobility of the English Nation by Simon Segar. First edition. (Quatenus such) have had, or do now enjoy, viz. Dukes, Marquisses, Earls, and Viscounts, from...

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1717 and 1718 2vol Monumenta Anglicana Inscriptions Monuments 1650-1715 Epitaphs
1717 and 1718 2vol Monumenta Anglicana Inscriptions Monuments 1650-1715 Epitaphs

Price: £250.00

Three sections of the Monumenta Anglicana, professionally rebound in two attractive volumes. The set is comprised of inscriptions from 1650-79, 1680-99 and 1700-1715, seemingly published in reverse chronological order.  The...

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1717 London Almanack for 1718 Very early and very scarce almanack
1717 London Almanack for 1718 Very early and very scarce almanack

Price: £1,800.00

A very scarce miniature almanack from 1717.Very rare and very early.The leaves for January and February are bound upside-down, and it is missing the leaf for July, along with the original folding frontispiece. "According to Bondy the...

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1718 3vol Nouvelle HISTOIRE FRANCE Legendre Monarchie Mort Louis
1718 3vol Nouvelle HISTOIRE FRANCE Legendre Monarchie Mort Louis

Price: £795.00

A scarce copy of this early history of France from the commencement of the monarchy to the death of Louis VIII. First Edition. Featuring a portrait frontispiece and vignette titles. Including illustrated head pieces, tail...

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1718 4vols Les Souverains du Monde by Ferdinand Ludwig Von Bressler V Aschenberg
1718 4vols Les Souverains du Monde by Ferdinand Ludwig Von Bressler V Aschenberg

Price: £550.00

A charming set of Les Souverains du Monde by Ferdinand Ludwig Von Bressler and V. Aschenberg. Complete in four volumes. In the original French. The full title of these volumes translates as: The Rulers of the Worldthis book...

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1718 Bibliotheca Graeca J A Fabricius Scarce Greek Theological Commentary
1718 Bibliotheca Graeca J A Fabricius Scarce Greek Theological Commentary

Price: £350.00

A scarce historical work by J. A. Fabricius, which contains records of the life and history of the Ancient Greeks, taken from rare manuscripts. In Greek and Latin. Third edition. Johann Albert Fabricius (November 11, 1668 April...

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1720 2vol Li Sovrani del Mondo European Genealogical History Italian
1720 2vol Li Sovrani del Mondo European Genealogical History Italian

Price: £300.00

An Italian genealogical work on the Royal lines of the world.Illustrated with numerous vignette engravings. In Italian. 'Opera, che da notitia della Genealogia delle loro Famiglie, dell'ampiezza, e governo de' loro Stati, della loro...

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1720 Gesprache in dem Reiche Derer Todten Richelieu Mazarini Stanhope Heinsio
1720 Gesprache in dem Reiche Derer Todten Richelieu Mazarini Stanhope Heinsio

Price: £795.00

Sixteen issues of this moral German weekly bound in one volume. In German blackletter script. With decorative engraved head and tail pieces. This periodical, by David Fassman, consists of imaginary conversations between deceased...

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1720 Rudiments of Honour the Second Part of the British Compendium Nichols
1720 Rudiments of Honour the Second Part of the British Compendium Nichols

Price: £99.99

An uncommon copy of this profusely illustrated invaluable compendium of nobility. "Wherein is cotain'd a particular account of the present nobility of Scotland, or North Britain; Viz. Their decents, publick transaction, titles..." Featuring sixty...

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1721 Athenae Oxonienses History of Famous Students Oxford Anthony Wood VOl II
1721 Athenae Oxonienses History of Famous Students Oxford Anthony Wood VOl II

Price: £90.00

This is a second edition of this history by Anthony Wood.Volume II only of original two volumes.Being a history between The fifteenth year of King Henry the Seventh A.D. 1500 to the author's death in November 1695.Representing the...

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1723 HISTORY Memoirs of British Antiquities FIRST ED.
1723 HISTORY Memoirs of British Antiquities FIRST ED.

Price: £1,025.00

An extremely scarce First Edition of this anonymously-published history of Britain. Rebacked with the original boards, with gilt lettering. With five plates, including frontis. Collated complete. Includes decorative woodcut head-...

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1724 12 vols Histoire D'Angleterre Illustrated Scarce Thoyras Maps and Geneology
1724 12 vols Histoire D'Angleterre Illustrated Scarce Thoyras Maps and Geneology

Price: £1,900.00

A scarce complete set of Thoyras De Rapin's famous History of England, the only English History available in France in the first half of the 18th century.The work is an account of Britain from the time of the Ancient British down...

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1724 Thomas Salmon Modern History Or, The Present State Of All Nations
1724 Thomas Salmon Modern History Or, The Present State Of All Nations

Price: £230.00

A very scarce eighteenth century political pamphlet.Detailing the situation of the Chinese Empire during the period, the work is an interesting example of contemporary viewpoints towards other countries in the eighteenth century.

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1725 The History of the Revolution Laurence Echard First Edition Civil War
1725 The History of the Revolution Laurence Echard First Edition Civil War

Price: £220.00

A history of the English Civil War, and its effect on seventeenth-century England from Laurence Echard. First edition. In three books (complete in one volume).Laurence Echard (circa 167030) was a British historian. He translated Terence,...

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1727 10vol Histoire D'Angleterre Par Mr De Rapin Thoyras With Portraits And Maps
1727 10vol Histoire D'Angleterre Par Mr De Rapin Thoyras With Portraits And Maps

Price: £1,375.00

A very scarce early complete set of Histoire d'Angleterre by Mr. de Rapin Thoyras. Illustrated with decorative and illustrated head and tail pieces, plates of portraits, tables and maps, some of which foldout [counted,...

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1729 The History of England In English and French by Question and Answer Rapin
1729 The History of England In English and French by Question and Answer Rapin

Price: £260.00

A scarce eighteenth century history work.A history of England, in a question and answer format.Written in both English and French this work discusses the Roman history, the Saxons all the way to Queen Anne.The author uses and cites...

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1731 Vol 1 New Survey England Nathaniel SALMON Vellum
1731 Vol 1 New Survey England Nathaniel SALMON  Vellum

Price: £479.99

A scarce early edition of Salmon's Survey of England Scarce second edition Complete in eleven parts with all title pages. First title page states two volumes though the binder has here bound all the parts together...

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1733 2vol Thoyras Remarques Historiques Et Critiques Sur l'Histoire d'Angleterre
1733 2vol Thoyras Remarques Historiques Et Critiques Sur l'Histoire d'Angleterre

Price: £140.00

A very scarce early edition of Historical and Critical Remarks on the History of England of Mr. Rapin Thoyras by Mr. N. Tindal and Abrege Historical Collection of Public Acts of England Thomas Rymer, for Mr. Rapin Thoyras, with notes...

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1733 The OTTOMAN Empire TURKS by Aaron HILL
1733 The OTTOMAN Empire TURKS by Aaron HILL

Price: £1,120.00

An early edition of this detailed account of Hill's travels as a young man in Constantinople, and areas around the Ottoman Empire, including Ethiopia and Palestine. Unfortunately, bound without the plates, however still a useful...

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1735 10vols Les Vies des Hommes Illustres de Plutarque in French
1735 10vols Les Vies des Hommes Illustres de Plutarque in French

Price: £600.00

A set of Les Vies des Hommes Illustres de Plutarque.Complete in ten volumes.Translated into French, with Historical and Critical Remarks, by Mr. Dacier.New Edition, increased with many Notes and a Tenth Volume.With portraits of...

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1739 A Short Critical Review of the Political Life of Oliver Cromwell John Banks
1739 A Short Critical Review of the Political Life of Oliver Cromwell John Banks

Price: £60.00

A scarce review of the Interregnum, and Oliver Cromwell's political career, from John Banks. First edition. Lacking the engraved frontispiece of Cromwell.Bookplate of one Joseph Maynard to front pastedown.

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1740 2vols MATTHEW PRIOR Works Poems History Leather
1740 2vols MATTHEW PRIOR Works Poems History Leather

Price: £399.99

Two leather bound volumes with gilt titles to the spine. Matthew Prior (July 21, 1664 September 18, 1721) was an English poet and diplomat. When Queen Anne died and the Whigs regained power, Prior was impeached by Robert Walpole...

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1740 History of Charles XII king of Sweden Voltaire Translated Scarce Frontis
1740 History of Charles XII king of Sweden Voltaire Translated Scarce Frontis

Price: £160.00

This is a seventh edition English translation of this history of Charles XII.With a fold out map and a frontispiece of Charles XII.Originally written by Voltaire and later translated in to English. Voltaire was a French enlightenment...

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1740 Roger North Examen or an Enquiry Complete History Charles II First Edition
1740 Roger North Examen or an Enquiry Complete History Charles II First Edition

Price: £250.00

A first edition of this work by Roger North.Uncommon.With an engraved portrait frontispiece of the author by Vertue after Lely.Here in an original binding.Roger North was an English lawyer and biographer best known for his Lives of...

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1741 Memoirs of the Royal Society by Mr Baddam Volume X Scarce
1741 Memoirs of the Royal Society by Mr Baddam Volume X Scarce

Price: £360.00

A scarce copy of Memoirs of the Royal Society Vol. X by Mr. Baddam.Illustrated with a Great Variety of Copper Plates.Giving an Account of the Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Learned and Ingenious in many considerable Parts...

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1741 The Common Law of Kent by Thomas Robinson
1741 The Common Law of Kent by Thomas Robinson

Price: £245.00

An early edition of The Common Law of Kent: or, the Customs of Gabelkind. By Thomas Robinson of Lincoln's Inn. With an appendix concerning Bourough-English.

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1741-45 3 Vols ANNALS of EUROPE by George Gordon
1741-45 3 Vols ANNALS of EUROPE by George Gordon

Price: £445.00

A scarce set of George Gordon's The Annals of Europe for the years 1740 and 1743, and Volume II of 1739. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. Author details taken from COPAC. The Annals...

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1744-1746 8vol The Harleian Miscellany Collection of Pamphlets Harley Selbourne
1744-1746 8vol The Harleian Miscellany Collection of Pamphlets Harley Selbourne

Price: £4,500.00

An attractive and scarce eight volume set of the Harleian Miscellany.The first edition, without the title to introduction by Samuel Johnson.Complete in 8 volumes.Interspersed with historical, political and critical notes with a table...

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1746 The Life of Emporer Julian Illustrated Frontispiece Very Scarce Greenly
1746 The Life of Emporer Julian Illustrated Frontispiece Very Scarce Greenly

Price: £350.00

An English translation of professor La Bletterie's biographical work.Collated, complete.A very scarce work.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley...

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1753 10v The History of Italy From The Year 1490 to 1532 Translated into English
1753 10v The History of Italy From The Year 1490 to 1532 Translated into English

Price: £450.00

The complete ten volumes of this history work.Written by Francesco Guicciardini and translated into English by Austin Parke Goddard.The first editions of this translation.Collated, complete.This work paved the way...

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1754-56 2Vol History of the Antient Parliaments of France Boulainvilliers Map
1754-56 2Vol History of the Antient Parliaments of France Boulainvilliers Map

Price: £325.00

A two volume set of this work by Henri Boulainvilliers.Translated from the original French.With a folding map frontispiece to volume I.Henri de Boulainvilliers was a French nobleman, writer and historian. He is remembered as a historian...

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1757 7Vol A Complete History of England T. Smollett Third Edition
1757 7Vol A Complete History of England T. Smollett Third Edition

Price: £390.00

A uncommon set of this detailed history of England from Scottish poet and author, Tobias George Smollett, being a continuation of Hume's renowned History. Third edition, published the same year as the first. From the descent...

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1758 The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen by Jonathan Swift
1758 The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen by Jonathan Swift

Price: £125.00

A History of the Four Last Years of the Queen by Jonathan Swift.Published from the Last Manuscript Copy, Corrected and Enlarged by the Author's Own Hand.Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist,...

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1758 The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen Swift First Edition
1758 The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen Swift First Edition

Price: £225.00

A first edition of this historical work on the reign of Queen Anne. Swift wrote this work in 1713, but due to his revisions, delays, and rivalries between his publishers, it was not published until after his death from...

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1759 La Nouvelle Paysanne Parvenue ou L'Histoire de Jeannette FIRST
1759 La Nouvelle Paysanne Parvenue ou L'Histoire de Jeannette FIRST

Price: £450.00

A scarce first edition which includes volume one, two and three bound together. From the writer of Histoire De Mademoiselle Cronel Dite Fretillon, Actrice De La Com die De Ro en. Armorial bookplate of Philip Dormer Stanhope,...

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1760 2vols Nobiliare des Pays Bas in French
1760 2vols Nobiliare des Pays Bas in French

Price: £1,090.00

A scarce set of Nobiliare des Pay-Bas et du comte de Bourgogne.Complete in two volumes.In French.The set consists of lists of titles of nobility, chivalry and other marks of honour, granted by the sovereign of the Netherlands, from...

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1760 Compendio Historico Geografico Y Genealogico Soberanos Europa Trincado
1760 Compendio Historico Geografico Y Genealogico Soberanos  Europa Trincado

Price: £220.00

Trincado's important history of the Popes and monarchs of Europe. First edition, second impression. In Spanish. Including an historically significant description of Cortez.

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1761-1829 8vols The History of the Rebellion and The Life of Earl of Clarendon
1761-1829 8vols The History of the Rebellion and The Life of Earl of Clarendon

Price: £450.00

Eight volumes of Edward Hyde's famous account of the Civil War along with his Life. Volume I and II of his Rebellion and Civil War [1829] are complete over the first four volumes of this set. Volume V is the first part...

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1762 2vols The History Of Scotland Reigns of Queen Mary and James VI W Robertson
1762 2vols The History Of Scotland Reigns of Queen Mary and James VI W Robertson

Price: £330.00

Two volumes of William Robertson's The History of Scotland. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was a noted and varied collector....

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1762 Henry Barton A Sermon Preached Before the House of Commons Very Scarce
1762 Henry Barton A Sermon Preached Before the House of Commons Very Scarce

Price: £29.99

A very scarce copy of the sermon delivered by Henry Barton in the House of Commons in 1762.

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1764 Robert Douglas Peerage Scotland Historical Genealogical Account Nobility
1764 Robert Douglas Peerage Scotland Historical Genealogical Account Nobility

Price: £330.00

An uncommon Eighteenth Century geneological volume on Scotland's peerage.Written by Sir Robert Douglas of Glenbervie, 6th Baronet, a notable geneologist, the book traces Scotland's nobility from their origin up until the time of publication....

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1764-1794 13Vol Histoire Ancienne des Egyptiens Des Carthaginois M Rollin
1764-1794 13Vol Histoire Ancienne des Egyptiens Des Carthaginois M Rollin

Price: £500.00

A thirteen volume set of this work on ancient history.Complete in thirteen volumes though volumes five six and eight are taken from an earlier edition.Printed in French.Charles Rollin was a French Historian and educator...

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1767 Great Events from Little Causes by Adrien RICHER
1767 Great Events from Little Causes by Adrien RICHER

Price: £239.99

A scarce copy of the English translation of Great Events from Little Causes. Bound in roan leather with gilt bands. Scarce. Adrienne Rich (1720-1798) was a French historian and biographer.

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1767-71 3vols The History of the Life of King Henry the Second by Lord Lyttelton
1767-71 3vols The History of the Life of King Henry the Second by Lord Lyttelton

Price: £470.00

A set of The History of the Life of King Henry the Second by Lord Lyttelton.Complete in three volumes.Collated complete.To which is prefixed, a History of the Revolution of England From the Death of Edward the Confessor to the Birth...

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1768 2vols The History of the Arts and Sciences of the Antients Charles Rollins
1768 2vols The History of the Arts and Sciences of the Antients Charles Rollins

Price: £58.00

Two volumes of Charles Rollin's History of the Arts and Sciences.Scarce, two volumes only, of the original three volume set. Translated from the French into English.The second edition.  Charles Rollin was a French...

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1768 Copy Of The Poll For Knights Of The Shire For County Of Norfolk March 1768
1768 Copy Of The Poll For Knights Of The Shire For County Of Norfolk March 1768

Price: £140.00

A scarce copy of A Copy of the Poll for the Knights of the Shire for the County of Norfolk. Taken at Norwich, March 23, 1768. Candidates Sir Armine Wodehouse, Bart. 2680, Thomas de Grey, Esq, 2754, Sir Edward Astley, Bart., 2977,...

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1768 Historic Doubts Life and Reign King Richard Third Horace Walpole 2nd ed
1768 Historic Doubts Life and Reign King Richard Third Horace Walpole 2nd ed

Price: £160.00

An important and original take on the historical figure Richard III by author, Horace Walpole. Walpole argues that  Richard is defined by historians in a prejudiced manner. Horace Walpole (1717-1797), 4th Earl of Orford,  was...

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1768 The Peerage of Ireland A Complete View Mr Kimber Pocket Sized Illustrated
1768 The Peerage of Ireland A Complete View Mr Kimber Pocket Sized Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A comprehensive study of the peerage of Ireland.The first edition of Kimber's account of Irish peerage and history.With 24 pages of illustrations indicating family crests of Earls, Viscounts, Archbishops, Bishops and Barons.Bookplate...

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1769 2vols Heinecci Operum Juris Civilis and Antiquitates Romanas Heineccius
1769 2vols Heinecci Operum Juris Civilis and Antiquitates Romanas Heineccius

Price: £210.00

Two early volumes of work by the philosophical jurist Johann Gottlieb Heineccius.Two volumes of what was originally an eleven volume set of Heineccius' works published by Donati Campi. Volumes II and III only.Collation only...

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1769 HISTORY of ENGLAND by Catharine MACAULAY First Ed
1769 HISTORY of ENGLAND by Catharine MACAULAY First Ed

Price: £140.00

Volume iv of Catharine Macaulay's scarce The History of England.Bound in calf with gilt lettering and decoration.First edition.Scarce.Volume 4 only.Collated complete.Catharine Macaulay (1731-1791) was an English historian. She...

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1770 ORATIONS DEMOSTHENES Aeschines Demonstrations Crown Thomas Leland
1770 ORATIONS DEMOSTHENES Aeschines Demonstrations Crown Thomas Leland

Price: £345.00

A wonderful collection of Ancient Greek didactic moral and political speeches, translated in the late eighteenth century. The translator states the original purpose of the orations as being 'to animate a people renowned for...

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1770 The History of Ireland Ferd Warner Dissertation
1770 The History of Ireland  Ferd Warner Dissertation

Price: £230.00

A scarce volume of this history of Ireland.Volume I of intended II though only one volume was eventually published. So this work is complete as publishedFerdinando Warner was a miscellaneous writer and clergyman who was much esteemed...

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1771 2vol Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland John Dalrymple History
1771 2vol Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland John Dalrymple History

Price: £340.00

A history of Britain and Ireland from the late 1600s to early 1700s by Sir John Dalrymple. Second edition. With vignette title page to volume II. Volume II contains three appendices bound together. Variant issue (separately...

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1771 2vols Fugitive Pieces on Various Subjects by Several Authors China
1771 2vols Fugitive Pieces on Various Subjects by Several Authors China

Price: £220.00

A set of Fugitive Pieces, on Various Subjects by Several Authors.Complete in two volumes.The Third Edition.Volume I contains I: Crito: or a Dialogue on Beauty, II: An Account of the Emperor of China's Gardens, near Pekin, III: Defority...

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1771 A New and Universal History of England William Henry Mountague Illustrated
1771 A New and Universal History of England William Henry Mountague Illustrated

Price: £125.00

An early and beautifully illustrated copy of this highly detailed history of England, displaying the patriotic virtues of our illustrious ancestors. Scarce. "Containing a comprehensive and accurate description of all the battles,...

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1772 2 Vol A Tour to London or New Observations on Englans M. Grosley and Nugent
1772 2 Vol A Tour to London or New Observations on Englans M. Grosley and Nugent

Price: £295.00

An early account into the the English style of life, with critical attention to the telling details that revealed for him the English character. First translated edition. Originally written by M. Grosley, member of the Royal Academies...

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1772 An Historical and Critical Account of James I William Harris Second Edition
1772 An Historical and Critical Account of James I William Harris Second Edition

Price: £175.00

William Harris' account of the life and reign of James I of England. Second edition. 'Drawn from original writers and state-papers'. After writing a life of the English Civil War regicide Hugh Peters (1751), Harris published...

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1773 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register Political History America
1773 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register Political History America

Price: £170.00

A scarce Annual register for 1773, containing details of members of Parliament, events of the year, and more. Preceeded by Rider's British Merlin, printed in red and black.

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1775 Hudibras in Three Parts Samuel Butler Written in the Time of the Late Wars
1775 Hudibras in Three Parts Samuel Butler Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Price: £69.99

An eighteenth-century edition of this famous mock-heroic poet by Samuel Butler. Prefaced by a brief biography of the author Hudibras was an extremely popular work with pirate copies and a spurious second part being issued...

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1775 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register Political History
1775 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register Political History

Price: £250.00

A scarce Annual register for 1775, containing details of members of Parliament, events of the year, and more. Preceeded by Rider's British Merlin, printed in red and black.

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1778 2Vol A View of Universal History James Benignus Bossuet & James Elphinston
1778 2Vol A View of Universal History James Benignus Bossuet & James Elphinston

Price: £195.00

A scarce set of these referential works of history from the earliest biblical records, through to the end of Charles the Great's reign. "By James-Benignus Bossuet, Bishop of Meaux, formerly Preceptor to the Dauphin, eldest...

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1778 Andrew Wright Court Hand Restored Second Edition
1778 Andrew Wright Court Hand Restored Second Edition

Price: £145.00

An uncommon copy of Court Hand Restored; or, the Students Assistant in Reading Old Deeds, Charters, &c. With an Appendix containing the ancient names of places in Great Britain and Ireland and also an Alphabetical Table of Ancient...

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1778 The Annual Register for the Year 1777 History Vol 20 First Edition Uncommon
1778 The Annual Register for the Year 1777 History Vol 20 First Edition Uncommon

Price: £495.00

A handsomely bound copy of the 20th volume of this long-established work of reference. First written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke, and produced continuously since that date, the Annual Register records and analyses...

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1778 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register American Political History
1778 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register American Political History

Price: £150.00

A scarce annual register for 1778, containing details of members of Parliament, events of the year, and more. Preceeded by Rider's British Merlin, printed in red and black.

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1779 La Gerusalemme Liberata di Torquato Tasso JERUSALEM Delivered Scarce
1779 La Gerusalemme Liberata di Torquato Tasso JERUSALEM Delivered Scarce

Price: £69.99

A scarce copy of Torquato Tasso's best-known poem, La Gerusalemme Liberata, or Jerusalem Delivered. In the poem, Tasso depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First...

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1779 The Chronology and History of the World John Blair Scarce
1779 The Chronology and History of the World John Blair Scarce

Price: £595.00

A scarce edition of this history of the world from Reverend John Blair. With vignette title page. Includes Fourteen Maps of Ancient and Modern Geography, for the Illustration of the Tables of Chronology and History To Which is...

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1779-1780 3Vol An Universal History Compiled From Original Authors Ancient World
1779-1780 3Vol An Universal History Compiled From Original Authors Ancient World

Price: £40.00

This is a three volume set of this work of universal history.Three volumes of original 18.Volumes include:Volume 5- The Fabulous and Heroic Times; Containing the history of the Ancient Kingdoms of Sicyon, Argos, Attica, Boeotia, Arcadia,...

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1780 2 Vols Historia General de ESPANA Juan de MARIANA
1780 2 Vols Historia General de ESPANA Juan de MARIANA

Price: £1,580.00

The 1780 edition of this famous history of Spain in a rather attractive blindstamped binding and in near fine 

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1780 Tableaux Topographiques, Pittoresques, Physiques, Historiques de la Suisse
1780 Tableaux Topographiques, Pittoresques, Physiques, Historiques de la Suisse

Price: £300.00

A book on paintings topographical, scenic, natural, historical, moral, political and literary of Switzerland.Volume I only of V volumes.This volume contains a Discourse on the Natural History of the Swiss.Bound without the plates.In...

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1781 4vol CAMPBELL Lives of the Admirals and Eminent Seamen naval
1781 4vol CAMPBELL Lives of the Admirals and Eminent Seamen naval

Price: £695.00

A superb and updated version of Dr. Campbell's 1742 naval history, appended with thirty-nine intervening years' worth of information.This is a lovely set, chronicling the lives the British Admirals (and other noteworthy commanders)...

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1781 A Short and Easy Introduction to Heraldry in Two Parts Thomas Wormull Clark
1781 A Short and Easy Introduction to Heraldry in Two Parts Thomas Wormull Clark

Price: £120.00

An eighteenth-century guide to genealogy. Part I contains a dictionary of technical terms, whilst Part II contains the use of arms and armory. Illustrated with numerous engraved plates, depicting different aspects of heraldry....

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1781-88 6vol Edward Gibbon The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Maps Binding
1781-88 6vol Edward Gibbon The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Maps Binding

Price: £6,500.00

An attractive mixed edition set of Gibbon's famous historical work.An attractive and early set, complete with folding maps and in an unusual mottled tree calf binding. Volume I is a 'new edition' of 1782, volumes II and III the...

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1782 Barnards New and Complete History of England Illustrated Edward Barnard
1782 Barnards New and Complete History of England Illustrated Edward Barnard

Price: £650.00

An early and beautifully illustrated copy of this highly detailed history of England. "From the very earliest period of authentic information, and most genuine records of historical evidence, to the end of the present year. Containing a...

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1783 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register American Political History
1783 The Royal Kalendar Complete Annual Register American  Political History

Price: £180.00

A scarce annual register for 1783, containing details of members of Parliament, events of the year, and more. Preceeded by Rider's British Merlin, printed in red and black.

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1784 2vols The Young Ladies and Gentlemens Mythology the Second Edition
1784 2vols The Young Ladies and Gentlemens Mythology the Second Edition

Price: £195.00

A scarce set of books on Mythology by Miss Elizabeth Cacouault de la Mimardiere.In two volumes.In English and French.Digested on an entire new plan.A rather unusual bilingual mythology.

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1784 6vol Gibbon History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire With Maps
1784 6vol Gibbon History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire With Maps

Price: £775.00

 The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbons. Illustrated with three foldout maps, one to front of each of volume I, III and IV and a portrait of Gibbons to frontispiece to volume I. ...

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1784 John Blair The History Of The Rise And Progress Of Geography
1784 John Blair The History Of The Rise And Progress Of Geography

Price: £150.00

A very scarce volume by the noted priest and chronologist John Blair.Orignally published in the 1768 edition of his work The Chronology and History of the World, the dissertation was printed seperately for the first time in this 1784...

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1784 Listes des Titres de Noblesse, Chevalerie at Autres Marques D'Honneur
1784 Listes des Titres de Noblesse, Chevalerie at Autres Marques D'Honneur

Price: £360.00

A volume of the list of titles of the French nobility, between 1659 until 1782.An important work.Preceded by an alphabetical table of names which they have obtained.With a list of cities, towns, villages, &c. in the duchy of Brabant...

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1785 2vol The History of France Nathaniel Wraxall Second Edition
1785 2vol The History of France Nathaniel Wraxall Second Edition

Price: £650.00

An early copy of Wraxall's history of medieval France. Second edition, with very considerable augmentations. In 1775 Wraxall published his Memoirs of the Kings of France of the Race of Valois, to which he appended an account of his...

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1785 3Vols Pierre Longchamps Histoire Impartiale French Language First Edition
1785 3Vols Pierre Longchamps Histoire Impartiale French Language First Edition

Price: £200.00

A three volume first edition set of French language books, detailing the impact of the American Revolution in 'the four parts of the world'.Although described as impartial and relating to the worldwide affects, the books lean somewhat...

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1785 Recueil des Oraisons Funebres Jacques-Benigne Bossuet New Edition
1785 Recueil des Oraisons Funebres Jacques-Benigne Bossuet New Edition

Price: £29.99

An uncommon collection of French funeral orations from Jacques-Benigne Bossuet. New Edition. Complete with a life of the author to the start of the work.

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1787 De Sauvigny French Revolution Pamphlet Agricultural Disease Scourge Gambais
1787 De Sauvigny French Revolution Pamphlet Agricultural Disease Scourge Gambais

Price: £350.00

A very scarce pamphlet from late Eighteenth Century France.Written by Benign Francois Louis Bertier de Sauvigny, a French politician who oversaw many unpopular agricultural reforms before his execution in 1789, the volume details an...

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1787 Mark Noble Memoirs Of The Protectoral-House Of Cromwell Vol. 1 Full Leather
1787 Mark Noble Memoirs Of The Protectoral-House Of Cromwell Vol. 1 Full Leather

Price: £40.00

The first volume of the English clergyman's memoir of Cromwell's family, illustrated, and with fold-out genealogies.This is the first volume of two.Mark Noble was born in Birmingham. He was ordained in 1781, and divided his time among...

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1787 The Elements of Heraldry Mark Anthony Porny Illustrated Uncommon
1787 The Elements of Heraldry Mark Anthony Porny Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £68.00

An uncommon copy of this work on the study and art of heraldry by Mark Anthony Porny. 'Containing the definition, origin, and historical account of that ancient, useful, and entertaining science'.'The Fourth Edition, Corrected'.  Illustrated...

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1788 2v in 1 An Introduction to Heraldry Sixth Ed Illustrated Clark and Wormull
1788 2v in 1 An Introduction to Heraldry Sixth Ed Illustrated Clark and Wormull

Price: £125.00

Clark and Wormull's Introduction to Heraldry with both parts bound as one. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was a noted...

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1788 The Annual Register for the Year 1787 US Constitution First Edition Scarce
1788 The Annual Register for the Year 1787 US Constitution First Edition Scarce

Price: £1,600.00

The much sought after first edition of the 1787 edition of The Annual Register, a long-established work of reference that records and analyses the years major events, developments and trends. This fascinating tome contains...

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1788-1796 7vol The History of Great Britain Romans HenryVIII with Continuation
1788-1796 7vol The History of Great Britain Romans HenryVIII with Continuation

Price: £750.00

All volumes of Robert Henry's History of Great Britain plus James Pettit Andrews' continuation. Two books are bound in each volume. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth...

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1789 Anecdotes Ancient and Modern Observations James Pettit Andrews Uncommon
1789 Anecdotes Ancient and Modern Observations James Pettit Andrews Uncommon

Price: £60.00

An uncommon copy of this work by James Pettit Andrews. James Pettit Andrews (1737-1797) was an English historian and antiquary.This work provides an A-Z of terms from 'Advice' and 'Alchymy' to 'Women' and 'Wonder' and discusses these...

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1789 Histoire Secrete de la Cour de Berline ou Correspondance Volume I Only
1789 Histoire Secrete de la Cour de Berline ou Correspondance Volume I Only

Price: £37.00

A copy of the Secret History of the Court of Berlin by Honore Gabriel De Riquetti Mirabeau.Printed posthumously.Volume I only of II.With a Frontispiece.In the original French.

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1789 Historia Antiqua Or Antient History In Four Parts With Maps Ex Selbourne
1789 Historia Antiqua Or Antient History In Four Parts With Maps Ex Selbourne

Price: £150.00

The 7th edition of this work of ancient history, designed to provide material in English for Latin prose composition school exercises.The work consists of four parts: The History of the Heathen Deities; The Ancient History of Greece;...

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1789 Memoire Sur les Etats Generaux Leurs Droits Louis de Launay Uncommon French
1789 Memoire Sur les Etats Generaux Leurs Droits Louis de Launay Uncommon French

Price: £180.00

An uncommon edition of this work on the Estates-General.In the original French.Louis de Launay, Comte d'Antraigues was a French pamphleteer, diplomat and spy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Originally a firm supporter...

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1789-1798 29 Vols Journal des Debats Issues 1-1092 French History
1789-1798 29 Vols Journal des Debats Issues 1-1092 French History

Price: £1,600.00

A 29 volume original partial set, ranging from 1789-1798, of the French Periodical Journal des dbats.The Journal des dbats (French: Journal of Debates) was a French newspaper, published between 1789 and 1944...

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1790 2vol Gibbons History Of Decline And Fall Of Roman Empire Abridged Scarce
1790 2vol Gibbons History Of Decline And Fall Of Roman Empire Abridged Scarce

Price: £650.00

An uncommon two volume edition of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbons.  Abridged, in two volumes complete. An unusual early abridgment with Gibbon's agreement. The History of the Decline...

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1790 3vol The Peerage of England Scotland and Ireland Engraved Plates Genealogy
1790 3vol The Peerage of England Scotland and Ireland Engraved Plates Genealogy

Price: £290.00

An extensive genealogical history of the nobility of Britain. Illustrated with engraved frontispieces to each volume, and 91 pages of engraved crests. Volume I: The Peerage of England Volume II:The Peerage of Scotland Volume...

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1790 3vols The Bruce or the History of Robert I King of Scotland John Barbour
1790 3vols The Bruce or the History of Robert I King of Scotland John Barbour

Price: £1,100.00

The complete three volumes of John Barbour's The Bruce.The first 'genuine edition', published from a manuscript dated 1489.With notes and a Glossary by J Pinkerton.With a vignette title page to all volumes.With...

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1790 The Constitution of England by J L de Lolme A New Edition
1790 The Constitution of England by J L de Lolme A New Edition

Price: £140.00

A copy of The Constitution of England by J. L. De Lolme, Member of the Council of the Two hundred in the Republic of Geneva.In which it is compared, both with the Republican form of Government, and the other Monarchies in Europe.A...

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1791 Abstract of the Evidence Abolition of the Slave Trade Important Very Scarce
1791 Abstract of the Evidence Abolition of the Slave Trade Important Very Scarce

Price: £1,400.00

A very scarce and important abolitionist work, published sixteen years before Wilberforce's Slave Trade Act of 1807. Included is a list of witnesses, examined by the Select Committee, of numerous occupations, including a slave-ship...

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1791 Alciphronos retoros Epistolai Graece at Latine Bergleri Leontion Menander
1791 Alciphronos retoros Epistolai Graece at Latine Bergleri Leontion Menander

Price: £230.00

A scarce bilingual meditation from one of the most eminent Greek epistolographers, Alciphron.Alciphron was an ancient Greek sophist. Regarding his life or the age in which he lived, there is little information. The author, Stephan...

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1793 2vol The History of the Reign of Philip the Third King of Spain Watson
1793 2vol The History of the Reign of Philip the Third King of Spain Watson

Price: £495.00

The third edition of this eighteenth century historical work.Complete in two volumes.This is the complete work of this history, with the original four books by Robert Watson and the continuation of two books by William Thomson.Watson's...

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1793 4volsin2 The Works of Cornelius Tacitus Essay on the Life Arthur Murphy
1793 4volsin2 The Works of Cornelius Tacitus Essay on the Life Arthur Murphy

Price: £440.00

The four volume set of Arthur Murphy's Works of Cornelius Tacitus.Four volumes bound in two.With three folding map plates of Asia, Italy and Germany. Unfortunately lacking the folding plate to volume I titled 'The Ancient World'.Cornelius...

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1793 A Genuine Narrative of the Proceedings at Paris Johnson Very Scarce
1793 A Genuine Narrative of the Proceedings at Paris Johnson Very Scarce

Price: £1,125.00

A very scarce edition of this historical account of the French Revolution by Mr. Johnson. Title page reads: 'Containg, among other interesting anecdotes, a particular statement of the memorable tenth of August and third of September....

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1793 Dr Goldsmith's Roman History For The Use Of Schools Oliver Goldsmith Illus
1793 Dr Goldsmith's Roman History For The Use Of Schools Oliver Goldsmith Illus

Price: £39.99

A late eighteenth-century copy of this history of ancient Rome, illustrated with plates. New Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and three illustrated plates. 'Abridged by himself, for the use of schools'.

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1793-7 5Vols Daniel Neal The History Of The Puritans Revised by Toulmin Ex Lib
1793-7 5Vols Daniel Neal The History Of The Puritans Revised by Toulmin Ex Lib

Price: £685.00

The edited edition of the most significant and contentious work by the English historian Daniel Neal, complete in five volumes.A veery good set, though in a library binding and priced accordingly.Daniel neal was born in London...

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1794 7vol Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece J J Barthelemy Second Ed
1794 7vol Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece J J Barthelemy Second Ed

Price: £350.00

An early copy of Jean-Jaques Barthelemy's magnum opus, Voyage du jeune Anarcharsis en Grce, or The Travels of Anarchasis in Greece. Second edition. The hero, a young Scythian descended from the famous philosopher Anacharsis,...

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1794 Reign of Louis the Sixteenth Revolution First Edition Illustrated Gifford
1794 Reign of Louis the Sixteenth Revolution First Edition Illustrated Gifford

Price: £79.99

A beautifully illustrated first edition of the tumultuous history of France and its King who inflamed Revolution.Numerous illustrated portrait plates of figures such as Louis Philip, Duke of Orleans, M. Bailly Mayor of Paris...

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1794 The Court and City Register or Complete Annual Calendar for the Year 1794
1794 The Court and City Register or Complete Annual Calendar for the Year 1794

Price: £165.00

A scarce edition of the Court and City Register for the year 1794. Containing, New and Correct Lists of both Houses of the Seventeenth Parliament of Great Britain, which met, for their First Session, in November, 1790. With Many...

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1795 2vol A View of the Causes and Progress of the French Revolution John Moore
1795 2vol A View of the Causes and Progress of the French Revolution John Moore

Price: £950.00

The very scarce first edition of this history of the French Revolution by John Moore. First edition. John Moore (1729-1802) was a physician, writer and Presbyterian minister. In 1795 Moore published A View of the Causes and Progress...

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1795 4vols Memoirs of the Reign of King George III by W Belsham
1795 4vols Memoirs of the Reign of King George III by W Belsham

Price: £255.00

A collection of Memoirs of the Reign of George III by W. Belsham. Complete in four volumes. Second edition. William Belsham (17521827), was a political writer and historian. Keenly interested in politics, Belsham was hostile...

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1795 A Summary View of Heraldry by Thomas Brydson with an Appendix
1795 A Summary View of Heraldry by Thomas Brydson with an Appendix

Price: £69.99

A work of heraldry by Thomas Brydson.With an Appendix respecting such Distinctions of Rank as have place in the British Constitution.With attractive script font to the title-page.

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1795 Porny Elements Of Heraldry Illustrated With Dictionary Of Technical Terms
1795 Porny Elements Of Heraldry Illustrated With Dictionary Of Technical Terms

Price: £120.00

The Elements of Heraldry,  Containing the Definition, Origin, and Historical Account of that Ancient, Useful, and Entertaining Science. The Divers Sorts of Coats-of-Arms in use; with their Essential and Integral Parts Displayed...

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1795 The Elements of Heraldry Illustrated Escutcheons Arms Allegorical Meanings
1795 The Elements of Heraldry Illustrated Escutcheons Arms Allegorical Meanings

Price: £135.00

An illustrated eighteenth-century guide to heraldry.Illustrated with numerous cuts, and twenty-four copper-plates with five hundred examples of escutcheons and arms.Includes the natural history and allegorical signification of...

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1795 The History of Poland Stephen Jones First Edition Fold Out Map Frontis
1795 The History of Poland Stephen Jones First Edition Fold Out Map Frontis

Price: £400.00

A first edition of this history of Poland.Complete with an engraved frontispiece and fold out map of Poland as called for.To which is prefixed an accurate account of the geography and government of that country and the customs and...

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1795-1810 10vol Mitford's History of Greece William Mitford European history
1795-1810 10vol Mitford's History of Greece William Mitford European history

Price: £595.00

A complete set of Mitford's History of Greece. William Mitford (10 February 1744 10 February 1827) was an English historian. Mitford as encouraged by French scholars whom he met in Paris, Avignon and Nice to give himself...

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1796 4 Volumes Rene-Aubert Vertot Histoire des Revolutions History French
1796 4 Volumes Rene-Aubert Vertot Histoire des Revolutions History French

Price: £170.00

Four volumes of Vertot's Histoire des Revolutions. Volume I features a frontispiece of Verot.Vertot (1655 - 1735) was a French historian. In 1690, at the suggestion of Fontenelle and the Abb de Saint-Pierre, he wrote his Histoire...

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1796 The Court and City Register or Complete Annual Calendar for the Year 1796
1796 The Court and City Register or Complete Annual Calendar for the Year 1796

Price: £150.00

A scarce edition of the Court and City Register for the year 1796. Containing, New and Correct Lists of both Houses of the Seventeenth Parliament of Great Britain, which met, for their First Session, in November, 1790. With Many...

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1796 The History of the Poor Laws With Observations by Richard Burn SCARCE
1796 The History of the Poor Laws With Observations by Richard Burn SCARCE

Price: £325.00

A scarce history of the English Poor Laws. First edition. The English Poor Laws were a system of poor relief which existed in England and Wales that developed out of late-medieval and Tudor-era laws before being codified in 158798....

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1796 The Letters of Pliny The Consul Vol1 William Melmoth Ancient Rome
1796 The Letters of Pliny The Consul Vol1 William Melmoth Ancient Rome

Price: £40.00

The ninth edition, revised and corrected. Volume 1 of 2.Pliny the Younger, born Gaius Caecilius (61 - c113) was an author and lawyer of Ancient Rome. Through his many surviving letters, Pliny provides unusually detailed sketches...

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1797-1802 7 Vols Robertson's Works History Scotland America India
1797-1802 7 Vols Robertson's Works History Scotland America India

Price: £270.00

A collection of the Scottish historian Robertson's works, in fine bindings. Works include: 'The History of Scotland' (3 Vols, Fifteenth Edition, 1797), 'The History of America' (3 Vols, Eighth Edition, 1800) and 'India' (Fourth...

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1798 2vol The Annual Register Or A View History Politics And Literature For 1792
1798 2vol The Annual Register Or A View History Politics And Literature For 1792

Price: £140.00

A scarce complete set of The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, of the Year 1792. Part I contains The History of Europe, part II contains Chronicle, State PApers, Characters, Natural History, Useful...

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1801 The Works of Sir William Jones Supplementary Volume I India Interest
1801 The Works of Sir William Jones Supplementary Volume I India Interest

Price: £340.00

A very scarce copy of one of the supplementary 1801 volumes to the valuable six-volume Works of Sir William Jones (1799 - London - Robinson).Something of a polyglot and a polymath, Sir William Jones (1746-1794) was a Welsh officer...

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1802 4 Vol The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V William Robertson
1802 4 Vol The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V William Robertson

Price: £130.00

An early nineteenth century edition of Robertson's reputation-sealing work. "Its comprehensive overview of European history, its engagement with stadial history, and its analysis of the balance of powerall captured in Robertson's...

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1802 Doctor Goldsmiths Roman History Abridged Himself New Edition History
1802 Doctor Goldsmiths Roman History Abridged Himself New Edition History

Price: £95.00

A scarce edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Ancient Rome.Abridged by himself for the use in schools, this volume traces Rome from its kingdom to the Republic. Contains illustrative plate and ink inscription.

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1802 LECTURE on HEADS Stevens ESSAY on SATIRE Illus
1802 LECTURE on HEADS Stevens ESSAY on SATIRE Illus

Price: £120.00

Leather bound copy of this interesting lecture with frontispiece and in text illustrations. Stevens' satiric lecture on heads, fashion, and the whims and foibles of those who have heads was first performed in 1764, and met with...

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1802 The Reports Society For Bettering Condition and Increasing Comforts Poor
1802 The Reports Society For Bettering Condition and Increasing Comforts Poor

Price: £125.00

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1803 10 vol The WORKS William Robertson AMERICA INDIA SCOTLAND CHARLES V
1803 10 vol The WORKS William Robertson AMERICA INDIA SCOTLAND CHARLES V

Price: £290.00

A set of historical books penned by William Robertson, historian and Church of Scotland minister. The History of Scotland was published in two volumes on 1 February in London, and its reception was all that he could wish....

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1803 2vol HISTORY of ENGLAND by Oliver GOLDSMITH
1803 2vol HISTORY of ENGLAND by Oliver GOLDSMITH

Price: £79.99

An early edition of Goldsmith's A History of England. A nice clean copy. Bound in roan leather with gilt lettering. Oliver Goldsmith (1730 or 1728-1774) was an Anglo-Irish writer, poet, and physician known for his novel The Vicar...

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1804 History of Scotland LAING very RARE vol IV
1804 History of Scotland LAING very RARE vol IV

Price: £185.99

Fantastic and very scarce second edition of Laing's work. Volume IV only. Malcolm Laing (1762 - 1818), was a country gentleman in Orkney. He completed Henry's History of Great Britain, and wrote a History of Scotland from the Union...

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1805 2vol The Roman History Oliver Goldsmith New Edition
1805 2vol The Roman History Oliver Goldsmith New Edition

Price: £48.00

Oliver Goldsmith's history of the Roman Empire. New edition, corrected.Including indexes to the rear of each volume. Complete in two volumes.

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1805 3vol Nature & Causes WEALTH of NATIONS Adam SMITH
1805 3vol Nature & Causes WEALTH of NATIONS Adam SMITH

Price: £2,530.00

A nice clean set of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations. Bound in half calf with gilt lettering. Rebound with new endpapers. The first Glasgow edition. Some slight damage to the spine of volume one as pictured which...

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1805 4Vol The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth First Roscoe Borgias Leo X
1805 4Vol The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth First Roscoe Borgias Leo X

Price: £160.00

A scarce first edition four volume set of this work on Leo X.In four volumes as issued.Collated: Lacking frontispiece to volume II but otherwise complete.Including a dissertation on the character of Lucretia Borgia and decorative chapter...

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1805 5vol Memoirs of Maxmilian de Bethune Duke of Sully de L'Ecluse Scarce
1805 5vol Memoirs of Maxmilian de Bethune Duke of Sully de L'Ecluse Scarce

Price: £350.00

A very scarce collection of the memoirs of Maximilien de Bethune.With a folding map to the first volume (collated, complete).To which is annexed the trial of Francis Ravaillac. Maximilien de Bethune, first Duke of Sully (13 December...

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1806 12vols Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England France Spain History
1806 12vols Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England France Spain History

Price: £210.00

The complete 12 volumes of Jean Froissart's Chronicles. Translated into English by Thomas Johnes.The second edition of this translation.Jean Froissart was a medieval court historian from the Low Countries. his best known works are...

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1806 2 vol Wonders World HISTORY MAN Faculties WANLEY
1806 2 vol Wonders World HISTORY MAN Faculties WANLEY

Price: £189.99

An intriguing Georgian work on the mental and physical capabilities of the human body. A 'New Edition, with the Addition of much New and Curious Matter'. 'Displaying the various faculties, capacities, powers and...

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1806 3vol The Secret History of the Court and Cabinet of St Cloud Napoleon
1806 3vol The Secret History of the Court and Cabinet of St Cloud Napoleon

Price: £125.00

A collection of fictional correspondences which supposedly revealed the corruption of Napoleon's court in Saint-Cloud.  Originally published following Napoleon's 'coronation' as Emperor of the French Republic. A park in Saint-Cloud...

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1806 5vol A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England Horace Walpole
1806 5vol A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England Horace Walpole

Price: £320.00

A catalogue of the works of noble and royal authors of Britain, including Elizabeth I, James II, Anne Boleyn and many more. Illustrated throughout with one hundred and forty-nine engraved portraits (collated complete). Written...

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1806 A Select Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions Anecdotes
1806 A Select Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions Anecdotes

Price: £270.00

A collection of epitaphs collected at the beginning of the 19th century.With an engraved frontispiece.Appears to be a regional printing.

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1806 An Epitome of Mythology Thomas Smith Frontispiece
1806 An Epitome of Mythology Thomas Smith Frontispiece

Price: £95.00

A condensed history of mythology by Rev Thomas Smith.With an engraved frontispiece.  With short histories of the spectrum of gods and goddesses of Roman mythology.

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1806 Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain Ireland, Robert BEATSON
1806 Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain Ireland, Robert BEATSON

Price: £99.99

'Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland: or, a complete Register of the Hereditary Honours, Public Offices, and Persons in Office, from the earliest periods to the present time' by Robert Beatson. Written...

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1806-1807 2Vol Public Characters of 1799-1800 and 1806 Illustrated
1806-1807 2Vol Public Characters of 1799-1800 and 1806 Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A collection of these detailed works of reference in continuation of a favourite popular work of the Georgian period. Illustrated with several engraved portrait plates to each volume. Public Characters Of 1806, published 1806,...

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1807 2vol The History Civil and Commercial British Colonies West Indies Edwards
1807 2vol The History Civil and Commercial British Colonies West Indies Edwards

Price: £550.00

A scarce edition of this history of the West Indies by Bryan Edwards. Fourth edition, with considerable additions. Bryan Edwards (May 21, 1743 July 15 or 16, 1800) was an English politician and historian born in Westbury, Wiltshire....

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1807 2vol The HISTORY Of FRANCE Race Of Valois WRAXALL
1807 2vol The HISTORY Of FRANCE Race Of Valois WRAXALL

Price: £170.00

A scarce set of Wraxhall's brilliant history of medieval France. Complete in two volumes. With interesting armorial bookplates of Lilyan Montgomery Leader Williams to front pastedowns. Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall, first baronet...

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1807 6Vol The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars Edward Hyde Clarendon
1807 6Vol The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars Edward Hyde Clarendon

Price: £85.00

A six volume set of this work by Edward Hyde.Three volumes bound as six. Complete in three volumes.In need of a sympathetic rebinding.Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon was an English statesman and historian who was also the maternal...

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1807 R. Duppa A Brief Account of the Subversion of the Papal Government 1798
1807 R. Duppa A Brief Account of the Subversion of the Papal Government 1798

Price: £395.00

A re-bound copy of the third edition of A Brief Account of the Subversion of the Papal Government, 1798.Rather uncommon, if not scarce. Only edition.Richard Duppa (1770 1831) was an English writer and a draughtsman. He also wrote,...

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1807-9 13vol HOLINSHED Grafton Monstrelet CHRONICLES
1807-9 13vol HOLINSHED Grafton Monstrelet CHRONICLES

Price: £5,750.00

  Three scarce complete sets of early nineteenth-century publications of influential Medieval and Early-Modern Era chronicles, uniformly and finely bound. Holinshed's Chronicles, also known as Holinsheds Chronicles...

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1807-9 3vol BARONAGE of ENGLAND by Thomas C. BANKS
1807-9 3vol BARONAGE of ENGLAND by Thomas C. BANKS

Price: £699.99

A scarce set of genealogy books by Thomas C. Banks. First editions. Bound in quarter calf with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine and marbled paper covered boards. With Lord Gwydyr's armorial nameplate on the front pastedowns. Thomas...

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1808 12vol Froissart's Chronicles of England France Spain European History 3rd
1808 12vol Froissart's Chronicles of England France Spain European History 3rd

Price: £1,100.00

The scarce complete set of the third edition of Froissart's famous Chronicles. A good copy in the original binding. Newly translated from the French editions, with variations and additions from many celebrated MSS. The third...

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1808 4vol Scripture Characters by Thomas Robinson History 6th Ed Scarce Full Set
1808 4vol Scripture Characters by Thomas Robinson History 6th Ed Scarce Full Set

Price: £275.00

An attractively bound set of this scriptural history by Thomas Robinson, a celebrated evangelical clergyman. In this compendious work Robinson endeavours to provide a "proper improvement of the inspired history" with a "studied...

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1808 4Vol William Mitford The History of Greece Fine Binding Ancient Classics
1808 4Vol William Mitford The History of Greece Fine Binding Ancient Classics

Price: £290.00

A four volume 1808 set of William Mitford's The History of Greece, all finely bound.  4 volume set, with volume IV being published in 1808. Volume V was published in 1810 so this set was all published at the time. All volumes...

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1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign James the Second Charles Fox 1st
1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign James the Second Charles Fox 1st

Price: £60.00

The first edition of this history by Charles James Fox.With an engraved frontispiece. James the second was King of England and Ireland as James II and king of Scotland as James VII between 1685 and 1688. He was the last Roman Catholic...

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1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the II Charles James Fox
1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the II Charles James Fox

Price: £265.00

An interesting history work by Charles James Fox.The first edition of this work, published posthumously.This work was unfinished at Fox's death in 1806. His original intentions were to carry his history onwards to William III...

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1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second C J Fox
1808 A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second C J Fox

Price: £215.00

A history of the early part of the reign of the Catholic English king James II. First printing for W. Bulmer and Co. Including frontispiece of Fox. With an extensive appendix to the rear, containing correspondence...

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1808 The Beauties of History by L M Stretch Two Volumes Bound as One New Edition
1808 The Beauties of History by L M Stretch Two Volumes Bound as One New Edition

Price: £165.00

A scarce copy of The Beauties of History by L. M. Stretch.Two volumes bound as one.A New Edition.Designed for the Instruction and Entertainment of Youth.

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1808 The History of the Holy War By Thomas Fuller Scarce Early Pickering Edition
1808 The History of the Holy War By Thomas Fuller Scarce Early Pickering Edition

Price: £150.00

An early Pickering edition on the history of the Crusades by Thomas Fuller. Thomas Fuller (1608 16 August 1661) was an English churchman and historian. He is now remembered for his writings, particularly his Worthies of England,...

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1808-09 12vol The Works of William Robertson History of England Scotland India
1808-09 12vol The Works of William Robertson History of England Scotland India

Price: £350.00

The complete historical works of William Robertson, Scottish historian. Containing: The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI (the eighteenth edition, in three volumes) The History of America...

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1808-1809 8Vol Choix des Lettres Edifiantes Ecrites des Missions Etrangeres Anon
1808-1809 8Vol Choix des Lettres Edifiantes Ecrites des Missions Etrangeres Anon

Price: £475.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of letters.Complete in eight volumes.Volumes are:I-III: Missions de la ChineIV: Missions de L'IndeV-VI: Missions du LevantVII-VIII: Missions de L'Amerique.With the bookplate of Sir Edgar MacCulloch...

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1809 4 Vols Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time
1809 4 Vols Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time

Price: £225.00

A complete edition of Burnet's popular historical work in need of a sympathetic binding and priced accordingly. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. Complete in Four Volumes. From the Restoration of King Charles II to the Conclusion...

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1809 9vol The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon History
1809 9vol The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon History

Price: £140.00

A detailed account of the final days of the Roman Empire, and the reasons behind its collapse from eminent historian Edward Gibbon.A new edition.Illustrated with all three folding maps, engraved frontispiece and title pages to...

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1809 TURKISH ROYAL COURT Beauvoisins SCARCE
1809 TURKISH ROYAL COURT Beauvoisins SCARCE

Price: £599.99

A very scarce and important work on the Turkish Royal Court and government of the time. Theoretically the fourth edition augmented, but there seems to be no trace of earlier editions. A lovely association copy, belonging to...

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1810 3 vol Chronicles MONSTRELET French History JOHNES
1810 3 vol Chronicles MONSTRELET French History JOHNES

Price: £252.00

Enguerrand de Monstrelet's chronicles of fifteenth century France, from the Savile Club Library. 'Containing an account of the cruel Civil Wars between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy, of the posession of Paris...

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1810 Danmonii Orientales The Worthies of Devon Most Famous Divines John Prince
1810 Danmonii Orientales The Worthies of Devon Most Famous Divines John Prince

Price: £110.00

A folio edition of John Prince's magnum opus, a biography of the notable figures of Devon. With eleven full page plates, six of portraits and five of coats of arms as well as a portrait frontispiece. Collated, complete.  Prince...

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1811 HISTORY Anecdotes of LONDON by J.P. Malcolm ILLUS*
1811 HISTORY Anecdotes of LONDON by J.P. Malcolm ILLUS*

Price: £125.00

colSpan=2>     Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to the Year 1700   DETAILS A scarce, illustrated edition of the first volume of Malcolm's history of London....

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1812 12vols The Works of William Robertson History
1812 12vols The Works of William Robertson History

Price: £550.00

A set of The Works of William Robertson, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Principal of the University, of Edinburgh, Historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland, and Member of the Royal Academy of History at Madrid.To which is prefixed,...

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1812 2vol Clavis Calendaria Compendious Analysis of Calendar John Brady
1812 2vol Clavis Calendaria Compendious Analysis of Calendar John Brady

Price: £125.00

A history of the Gregorian calendar, and notable events in history. Second edition. Illustrated with Ecclesiastical, Historical, and Classical Anecdotes.Complete in two volumes.

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1812 4 vols The History of Rome and The History of Greece Oliver Goldsmith
1812 4 vols The History of Rome and The History of Greece Oliver Goldsmith

Price: £240.00

Two of Oliver Goldsmith's Historical works in four volumes.Collated, complete.Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley Court, Herefordshire, was a...

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1812 A Complete System of Chronology Universal History Abridged Aspin
1812 A Complete System of Chronology Universal History Abridged Aspin

Price: £325.00

Scarce first edition of Aspin's compendious abridged history of the universe, religious and factual. Two parts bound as one, complete. Part I comprising all the historical facts recorded by sacred and profance writers, from the...

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1812 A Refutation of M M De Montgaillard's Calumnies Against British Policy
1812 A Refutation of M M De Montgaillard's Calumnies Against British Policy

Price: £49.99

An interesting historical work by Sir John Jervis White Jervis.The Jervis-White-Jervis Baronetcy, of Bally Ellis in the County Wexford, was a title in the Baronetage of Ireland. It was created on 6 December 1797 for John Jervis-White-Jervis....

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1812 Alfred Mills Pictures of Grecian History in Miniature Illustrated Scarce
1812 Alfred Mills Pictures of Grecian History in Miniature Illustrated Scarce

Price: £350.00

A very scarce historical work aimed at children from the early nineteenth century. In miniature.Illustrated, with 47 plates throughout. Collated, lacking one plate.Designed by Alfred Mills, who designed several miniature...

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1812 Clavis Calendaria by John Brady Two Volumes Bound as One
1812 Clavis Calendaria by John Brady Two Volumes Bound as One

Price: £140.00

A copy of Clavis Calendaria by John Brady.Two volumes bound as one.John Brady was a clerk and author.Brady was a clerk in the victualling office. The compiler also published an abridgment of the above work, and some extracts from it...

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1812 John Adams A New History of Great Britain Fourth Edition Illustrated
1812 John Adams A New History of Great Britain Fourth Edition Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A pocket sized book on the History of Great Britain.The Fourth EditionLacking two of the six plates called for.'Exhibiting to the minds of youth a variety of instructive and pleasing information, adapted to the capacities of young...

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1812 John Wilmot The Life Of The Rev. John Haugh Bishop Of Oxford
1812 John Wilmot The Life Of The Rev. John Haugh Bishop Of Oxford

Price: £235.00

A very scarce biography of John Hough.An English bishop of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Hough was best known for a confrontation brought about by his election as president of Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was Bishop.Contains...

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1812 Memoirs JOAN D'ARC or Du Lys by Geo Ann Grave
1812 Memoirs JOAN D'ARC or Du Lys by Geo Ann Grave

Price: £345.00

A scarce English translation of Fresnoy's biography of Joan of Arc. Bound in half cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. This edition is held only by the Bodleian and the British Library. Nicolas Lenglet Du Fresnoy, 1674-1755,...

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1812 Pictures of Grecian History In Miniature Alfred Mills Scarce Illustrated
1812 Pictures of Grecian History In Miniature Alfred Mills Scarce Illustrated

Price: £595.00

This is a scarce edition of this miniature featuring illustrations of Grecian history with descriptions. This beautifully illustrated text features engraved plates, each showing a different scene from Grecian history. Plates include...

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1812 Thoughts on Education by Agnes Sophie SEMPLE 1st
1812 Thoughts on Education by Agnes Sophie SEMPLE  1st

Price: £1,930.00

A scarce, first edition of Thoughts on Education by Agnes Sophia Semple. An important work on female education and a very good clean copy in the original binding. Not seen for sale since 1979. Bound in leather with gilt lettering...

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1813 2Vol Observations on Popular Antiquities Customs & Superstitions Brand
1813 2Vol Observations on Popular Antiquities Customs & Superstitions Brand

Price: £325.00

A highly detailed set of large folios which portray the manners, traditions, religious ceremonies and superstitions of Great Britain. First arranged and revised edition by Henry Ellis, keeper of manuscripts in the British Museum. Uniformly...

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1813 Description Routiere et Geographique de L'Empire Francais Vol V Only
1813 Description Routiere et Geographique de L'Empire Francais Vol V Only

Price: £105.00

A book on the Geography of the French Empire by Regis-Jean-Francois, Vaysse de Villiers.Volume V Only.In French.With a fold-out map to the front of the volume.

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