n.p: 1933. A lecture at the Milton Academy on the Alumni War Memorial Foundation, May 26, 1932. Inscribed... Read More about Original Typescript of AMERICA IN THE WORLD WAR
[Paris]: Henri Veyrier, . Read More about Belleville: Belleville, Mon Village par Cléwment Lépidis - Historie De Belleville par Emmanuel...
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1952. First edition. Read More about English Books & Readers 1475 to 1557 Being a Study in the History of the Book Trade from...
London: T. J. Wooler, 1818. Second edition with notes and alterations. Bentham's plan for Parliamentary Reform was first written in 1809 but Cobbett's refusal to publish it delayed its appearance until 1817. Bentham maintained that the only solution and remedy for the country's problems was reform of Parliament, including annual..... Read More about Plan of Parliamentary Reform, in the Form of a Catechism, with Reasons for Each ARticle. With an...
London: Printed and Published by R. Carlisle, 1823. First edition, second issue. This was actually preceded by a printing for circulation among friends in the same year. The pamphlet was one a series Bentham published betwee 1815-25 on radical law reform. Read More about Truth versus Ashhurst; or Law as it is, contrasted with what it is said to be. Written in...
London: Vinton & Co., Ltd, [n.d.]. Reprinted by request. Read More about The Late Lord Henry Bentinck on Foxhounds: Goodall's Practice
London: Printed for T. Davies...and T. Cadell, 1771. First edition. This work, by the "Gentleman of the Horse to His Majesty", is a compound of Xenophon's Treatise on Horsemanship and Bourgelats' Elements (1750-53); it contains a dissertation on the Ancient Chariot by T. Pownall; physically a very attractive book. Read More about The History and Art of Horsemanship
London: John Murray, . First Book edition. Read More about Mr Churchill in 1940
Boughton under Bleane: 1598. Sixteenth-Century Kentish History. This indenture from 1598, the 40th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, is between John Bert, a gentleman of Boughton Bleane (now Boughton under Blean, between Faversham and Cantebury) in Kent and Thomas Ruther of Bishopsborne in Kent. The two locations..... Read More about Manuscript indenture from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England between John Bert and Thomas...
Paris: Éditions Duchartre & van Buggenhoudt, 1928. First edition. Read More about Les "Freres de la Coste" Filibustiers & Corsaires
London: The Dropmore Press, 1954. Printed on hand made paper by Oxford University Press, was originally intended for publication by the Roxburghe Club with the patronage of the Earl of Leicester. Complete facsimile of a c. 1325 "Bible En Image" with 235 picture stories were prepared for a 14th Century..... Read More about The Holkam Bible Picture Book. Introduction and Commentary by W.O. Hassall. [Foreword by the Earl...
Madrid: Joaquín de Ibarra, 1767. Ibarra bible. Read More about Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis
[Antwerp: Juliaen vab Montfort, 1662]. First edition. One of the most important references on seventeenth-century arts in the Netherlands. The first part deals with painters who died between 1600 and 1661, the second with artists still active in 1661, the third with sculptors, architects and engravers who were active until..... Read More about Het gulden cabinet vande edele vry schilder const : inhovdende den lof vande vermarste schilders,...
np: 1746. The Disarming Act. This is one of several Acts passed by Parliament following the Rising of Forty-five, seeking not only to disarm the Highlanders but to quell their national spirit, demonstrated here by the ban on the wearing of clan tartans: “…no person within that part of Great..... Read More about A Bill for the more effectual Disarming the Highlands in that part of Great Britain called...
Ayr, Scotland: March 7, 1781. Read More about Billhead of Alexander McWilliam to Miss Kennedy Kirchmichal [Kirchmichael Ayrshire] for black...
Aberdeen: 20, Upperkirkgate, 1832. Read More about Billhead of John Alexander Wilson Bookseller, Stationer & Bookbinder. Bill for £29.9.7 for...
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1834. First edition. Read More about The Angler In Ireland; or An Englishman's Rambles Through Connaught and Munster During The Summer...
London: George Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane, c. 1840s. Later edition. Lovely views of London depicting the British capital at the beginning of Victoria's reign. Read More about National History and Views of London and its Environs: embracing their antiquities, modern...
Paris: Librairie Plon, . Read More about Henriette d’Angleterre et La Cour de Louis XIV
Paris: Didot, 1784. One of 200 copies on papier vélin. One in a series of works of French and Latin literature printed by Didot and originally published in 1681 by the order of Louis XIV for the education of the Dauphin. Boussuet’s history was the last in a long line..... Read More about Discours sur l'Histoire Universelle … Depuis le Commencement du Monde Jusqu’a l’Empire de...
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, 1899. First edition. An attractive example of a modern embroidered binding, on the definitive work on the subject. Read More about English Embroidered Bookbindings
Paris: J.-J. Dubochet et C[i]e, 1839. Read More about Histoire de L'Empereur Napoléon