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
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...
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...
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: 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
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
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
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1978. First American edition. Signed by the author on the flyleaf. Read More about Lady Sackville: a Biography
London: J. Almon, opposite Burlington House, in Piccadilly, 1775. First edition. A record of the British Parliamentary debates from November 1774 to May 1775, the critical period preceding the declaration of independence of the American colonies. Included in the second volume are the charters of the North American colonies, including..... Read More about The Parliamentary Register; or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons...
Philadelphia: John Fenno, 1796. First edition, with half-title. Ames's speech was one of the most important regarding Jay's Treaty with England, effectively saving it. Read More about The Speech of Mr. Ames in the House of Representatives of the United States, when in Committee of...
Ashby-De-La-Zouch; (Vols. XXII & XXIII) Ipswich: S.H. Cowell, 1855-1889. “The object of the Society is to delineate remains of Antiquity; e.g. ancient Ecclesiastical, Military, and Domestic Edifices, Sepulchral Monuments, Fonts, Brasses, Stained Glass, Tiles, Armour, Dress, Jewellry, Plate Embroidery, Furniture, Carvings, Illuminstions of ancient MSS, Copies of rare Prints, Portraits..... Read More about Anastatic Drawing Society, for the years 1855-57, and 1860. The Ilam Anastatic Drawing Society,...
London: Rivingtons, Waterloo Place, 1856. Second Edition. Read More about The History of the Church of England in the Colonies and Foreign Dependencies of the British Empire
n.p. [Edinburgh? 1725?]. First edition. Rare and Early British Bibliography. Rare, anonymously published bibliography of approximately 350 works on British history. Attributed by the British Library to James Anderson, writer to the Signet and noted Scottish genealogist and antiquarian. Divided into fifteen sections, it lists works printed between 1480 (Caxton's..... Read More about Libri de Rebus Britannicis, scilicet, Anglicis, Scoticis et Hibernicis
Edinburgh: John Mosman and William Brown, 1728. Public General Acts. 1721. 7 Geo.I.c.7. LAW. The 1728 Edinburgh printing of a 1722 act to promote the manufacture of wool by prohibiting the wearing of printed or dyed cotton or its use in upholstery and window curtains. The penalty for noncompliance was..... Read More about Anno septimo Georgii Regis I. An Act to preserve and encourage the Woollen and Silk Manufactures...
London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1767. Fourth edition. Read More about The New Bath Guide: or, Memoirs of the B-n-r-d Family in a series of Poetical Epistles
[London]: [Printed for R. Baldwin], . Read More about A Brief Account of the designs which the Papists have had against the Earl of Shaftsbury,...
Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood, 1927. First Edition, one of 250 deluxe copies, #206. Read More about My Life and Times By Nimrod (Charles James Apperley) edited with additions by E.D. Cuming
London: Rudolf Ackermann, Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent Street, 1851. Alken, Henry. Third edition, third issue, with both engraved and printed titles dated 1851. Desirable edition, as it is the first to include The "Brief Memoir of Nimrod, by the Author of 'Handley Cross'"[Surtees]. Read More about Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq....by Nimrod. With a Brief Memoir of Nimrod, by...
London: John Murray, 1837. With an “Extract from The Road” for September 1st, 1892, laid in the back containing a notice on the spread of Glanders (some spotting). Read More about The Chace, The Turf, and the Road. By Nimrod