Leech, John. John Leech (1817-1864) was one of the most prolific and successful of the English artists and... Read More about “Drawing from the Round&rdquo
Quebec: Zech & Fils, nd. Read More about L'Imitation de Jesus-Christ. Traduction Nouvelle par l'Abbé F. de Lomennais
Manchester: Richard Johnson, Printer, Brook Strreet, 1894. Read More about A, B, & C's Little Trip: Pleasant Recollections of a Holiday in Holland and Belgium. Narrated...
Brunswick, Maine: Nov., 2, 1858. "Your favor of Nov. 6 I have just rec'd. I regret very much that I have no autograph of the Emperor and have never had any. While in Europe I received some notes from distinguished men but they have long since passed into the hands..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("John S.C. Abbot") to Mr. Edward Brown Houghton
Aberdeen, (Scotland): Printed for the Third Spalding Club, 1929. First edition. Read More about Bibliographica Aberdonensis: Being an Account of Books Relating to or Printed in the Shires of...
11 May, 1802. He was Minister of Justice from 1799 to 1802 under Napoleon. The =quaetion raised in this ketter is "Shall Napoleon be a lifetime Consul?" Read More about Broadside Letter as Minister of Justice "Aux Tribunal de première instance, d'appel et...
London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1814. First edition. Fine Early Copy of Ackermann's Oxford. An early copy. The list of plates in vol. I is the first state (it does not list the portraits of Founders; this copy does not include the Founders). Plate 1, vol.1, is mislabeled “History of Cambridge” and..... Read More about A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings
London: Ackermann, 1816. First Edition, First Issue (paper watermarked 1816). This folio forms part of one of Ackermann’s larger, though not so successful projects, his History of the Colleges. Ford in his book on Ackermann notes that William Combe wrote the text for this, as well as five other schools..... Read More about History of the Merchant Taylors' School
[London] in the Savoy: John Bill and Christopher Barker, 1670. Read More about An Act for advancing the Sale of Fee-Farm Rents, and other Rents … An Act to enable the Kings...
N. P: . Contributor's Copy–Honoring Adenauer. From the library of Henry Cabot Lodge who was one on the contributors to this collection. The magazine “Der Spiegel” produced a special issue to honor Chancelor Adenauer on his retirement. This notebook contains facsimiles of the contributions. The contributors are Harold Macmillan, Dwight..... Read More about Abschied Von Konrad Adenauer. 42 Briefe
London: Methuen, 1898. "The Matablele Rebellion which broke out in March 1896 had spread by June to Mashonaland. While the Matabele Relief under Col. Plumer went into action a force of Mounted Infantry originally sent from Britain to serve in Matabeleland arrived in Mashonaland for a five-month campaign to subdue..... Read More about With the Mounted Infantry and the Mashonaland Field Force 1896
London: Witherby & Co, 1911. First English Edition (both American & English editions published simultaneously). With chapters on - "A River of New Brunswick," "Tuna Fishing in the North Atlantic," "The Edge of the Great Lakes," "New Scotland," and "The Land of Evangeline." "First book seen to spell Nipigon in..... Read More about A Fisherman's Summer in Canada
London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. First edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Court of James the First
London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819. Fourth Edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth
Osborne: 11August 1855. As Secretary for Prince Albert. Phipps, as private secretary to Prince Albert, responds to the invitation of Gourlie and Anderson to attend the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science as the Prince and the Queen will have just “arrived in the Highlands for..... Read More about ALS to William Gourlie and Thomas Anderson
1843. Rare - the plate for this print remained private and was never used for a published edition. Read More about “A nun and a small peasant girl” entitled "From a Watercolour Sketch by E. Landseer"
London: William and John Innys, 1720-24. With preliminaries and titles of both first and second editions. Read More about A Natural History of English Insects Illustrated with a Hundred Copper Plates, Curiously Engraven...
Westminster: St Clement Dane, September 15, 1772. ALEHOUSE LICENSE 1772 IN WESTMINSTER. Alehouse license for The Crooked Bill in the parish of St. Clement Danes. The fee for the one-year license was £. 10 each to the proprietors Ambrose Pennington and John Waite. Read More about Alehouse license for Ambrose Pennington and John Waite of The Crooked Bill
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First Edition. A lighthearted look at sport and camping in the Canadian wilds. Read More about Salmon-Fishing in Canada. By a Resident
London: James Cochrane and Co, 1835. First edition. "War of the Two-Brothers," with a contemporary letter of Admiral Sartorius. First edition of this lively first-hand account of events in Portugal in 1834 during the so-called "War of the Two-Brothers." The author James Alexander is perhaps best known nowadays as having..... Read More about Sketches in Portugal, during the Civil War of 1834 ... with Observations on the Present and...
Paris: Plon, nd. Inscribed. Inscribed "Pour M. Emile Rossignol/ cordialement/ Massu/7.4.73." Read More about Le Torrent et la Digue. Alger du 13 Mai aux Barricades
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1847. Seventh Edition. Read More about History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of...
Hampshire: 27 May 1887. Alison writes explaining that while he is always "most willing to do what I can to assist you", the week he had chosen coincided with H.R.H. and Gerneal Nicholson coming down to inspect the Engineers.Having served at Lucknow (where he lost his left arm), Ashantee, Egypt..... Read More about ALS to Goodenough
London: Published by Thomas McLean, 1823 [but later, plates watermarked 1822-1824]. Alken, Henry. First edition. A fine copy of "Alken's most important work... It must always form the cornerstone of any Alken collection" (Tooley)The plates and text between them offer a thorough survey of the sports practiced in Great Britain..... Read More about The National Sports of Great Britain, with Descriptions in English and French ... Chasse et...
London: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1852. Revised edition. Read More about Battles of the British Navy