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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co, [c. 1903]. Alken, Henry. Reprint. Read More about Memors of John Mytton. [Note on Henry Alken's "Mytton Illustrations" by Joseph Grego
London, Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1897. First edition. Read More about An English Garner Ingathering from Our History and Literature
London: Privately Printed: Professor Edward Arber, F.S.A., 73 Shepard's Bush road, 1903. First edition. Read More about The Term Catalogues, 1668-1709 A.D. A Contemporary Bibliography of English Literature in the...
[New York: December 23, 1958 ]. Van Vechten, Carl. Signed and dated lower right by Armstrong-Jones. Read More about Portrait photograph of Antony Armstrong-Jones, Lord Snowdon
Isle of Wight: 20 December 1588? Sixteenth-century Isle of Wight. This indenture, between David Arrey (?) of Aston in the Isle of Wight and Richard Godfrey of the same isle records the transfer of property.A slightly spidery hand in fading ink renders the top half of this document slightly challenging..... Read More about Manuscript indenture from the reign of Queen Elizabeth between David Arrey (?) and Richard Godfrey
Londini: Pro Francisco Coldocko, 1577. First edition. A rare anticlerical tract by Ascham, whose role in the Protestant Reformation has recently received more scholarly attention. "In his role as royal tutor, he would have been forced to take some position, and his cautious manner to religious reform is expressed here..... Read More about Apologia doctissimi viri Rogeri Aschami, Angli, pro caena dominica, contra missam & eius...
London: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1888. First edition, Number 45 of only 100 copies on Large Paper. Read More about Modern Street Ballads
London: Ward and Downey, 1890. First edition. Read More about Social England Under The Regency
London: Ward & Downey, Limited 12 York Street Covent Garden, 1894. First edition. Read More about Varia
London: 44, Bedford Square, 13 June 1922. Read More about ALS. To Mr Freeman. He has considered the matter talked about and will write the article for 200...
London: Macmillan and Co, 1891. First Edition. Read More about The Last of the Giant Killers or the Exploits of Sir Jack of Danby Dale
Southampton [England]: May 10, 1931. A correspondence from the Governor-General of Australia from 1920-1925.Reading in part: "…when I was a young man first standing for Parliament I came across the following lines which were chalked up on the wall of the building where they prepare the railway engines for the..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "Forster of Lepe" (Sir Henry William Forster) to "Seymour...
London: Dec 19th 1930. 'Unremitting Toil'. A pithy three-point response from one of the preeminent English criminal lawyers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Reading in part: “I have been too much occupied to reply to your letter of the 30th inst before this - My answer to..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "Horace E. Avory" to (Seynour Halpern) in response to Halpern's...
Munich: published by the Academy, nd [ca 1773]. First German Edition. The First English Edition of this work was published in 1772. It contains a great deal on agricultural machinery and makes mention of machinery and practices in America as well as in England and the Continent. Read More about The Advancment of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce: or Descriptions of the Useful Machines and...
Liverpool: Printed for the Author by G.F. Harris' Widow and Brothers, 1816. First edition. Among the earliest books with colored plates of flies. "One of the text books of the fly-fisher." (Westwood & Satchell). Read More about The Fly Fisher's Guide
Ferntower [Scotland]: July 14 1819. A brief letter with instructions to settle two outstanding accounts.Having served with distinction against Napoleon's forces at Seringpatam in 1798, Baird was later instructed to lead an expedition to the Red Sea from India in tandem with forces coming from the Mediterranean. The success of..... Read More about ALS to A. Macdonald
Malta: January 7, 1804. Ball had been more or less constantly involved in Maltese affairs since 1798. At the time of this document he was "the island's civil commissioner and de facto governor from 1803 until his death.... Ball's period of rule witnessed the establishment of a civil service and..... Read More about Treasury document signed remitting £250 to Messrs. George and Edward Noble
London and New York: London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1858-1859]. Early Edition. The Rebellion (or “Mutiny”) of 1857 in India has been the center of much historical controversy. Indian historians remain divided as to the nature of the rebellion; “Some see it as a popular rebellion betrayed by the..... Read More about The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India;...
London: J. M. Richardson ... and J. Ridgeway, 1808. Third edition. A plea for the repeal of a policy of systematic hostility toward American commerce from this financier and statesman who married the eldest daughter of Senator William Bingham of the United States - an alliance to which, according to..... Read More about An Inquiry into the Causes and Consequences of the Orders in Council; an an Examination of the...
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1823. First edition. India Paper Proof Copy. Read More about Welsh Scenery. From Drawings by Captain Batty
Waldorf-Astoria, New York: 6 June 1951. Beaverbrook to Eisie. Canadian-born Beaverbrook (1879-1964) made his fortune from Canadian cement mills. He moved to England and became a Conservative MP the following year. During WWI he was Minister of Information and bought a controlling interest in the Daily Mail. He was raised..... Read More about Typed Letter, Signed (“Beaverbrook”), to Alfred Eisenstaedt, acknowledging a “beautiful...
Basileae [i.e., Basle]: Per Joannem Hervagium, 1563. First collected edition. The Father of English History. This is the first of three continental editions of the works of Bede, the others being from Cologne in 1612 and 1688. Johann Herwage, a printer originally from Strassburg, married the widow of the great..... Read More about Opera Bedae Venerabilis … Omnia in octo tomos distincta prout statim post praefationen suo...
8 January 1778. The letter reads in part: "Having a sufficient number of men at the Division to relieve them, I have to request that your Lordship will be pleased to order such of the Detachment on Board the Thetis as have served upwards of Twelve months to be discharged..... Read More about Letter signed to Vice Admiral Shuldham
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...