London: 1725. Second edition. Read More about The Art of Sound Building; Demonstrated in Geometrical Problems: Shewing Geometrical Lines for...
London: John Nutt, 1700. First edition. A tour of London and its amusements by the Grub Street satirist Thomas Brown (1662-1704). Includes chapter on gaming houses (Amusement X). Read More about Amusements Serious and Comical, Calculated for the Meridian of London
London: Country Life Limited, . First edition. Read More about Buckingham Palace: Its Furniture, Decoration & History. With introductory chapters on the...
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1868. First edition. Baron Bunsen was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary of Frederick William IV, to the Court of St. James and a scholar including Semetic and Sanskrit philology. Read More about Memoirs of
London: J. Dodsley, 1770. Second edition, first printing. "a volume might be written on this melancholy subject" Burke analyzes several issues troubling the country, inlcuding the situation in America; he "touches briefly on the effect of the current state of affairs in the colonies and the colonists's growing feeling of..... Read More about Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents ... the Second edition
London: F. and C. Rivington, 1797. First edition. Read More about Three Memorials on French Affairs. Written in the Years 1791, 1792 and 1793
London: J. Dodsley, 1791. "Second edition" [i.e., first edition, second printing]. The second printing, following the first printing of 2,000 copies which quickly sold out. Read More about An Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, in Consequence of Some Late Discussions in Parliament,...
London: J. Dodsley, 1791. First edition. Read More about An Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, in Consequence of Some Late Discussions in Parliament,...
London: Richrad Chiswell, 1705. Fourth Edition Corrected. The first leaf contains a frontispiece engraving: ’The history of the Reformation. Abridged. London printed for Ric: Chiswell’. Read More about The Abridgment of the History of the Reformation of the Church of England. by Gilbert Burnet ......
London: [Vol. I:] printed for Thomas Ward in the Inner-Temple Lane. [Vol. II:] printed for the editor, by Joseph Downing in Bartholomew-Close, and Henry Woodfall in the Strand, 1724; 1734. First edition. With the extra gathering in vol. II signed 4Y in square brackets and paginated 357-360 in square brackets..... Read More about Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time. Vol. I: From the Restoration of King Charles II to the...
London: Printed and Sold by John Baker, 1712. Third edition. “it is one of the Characteristicks of you Whigs to abhor Peace”. A very witty and amusing piece describing the conversation between three gentlemen friends of different political parties, discussing the politics of the day, and whether England should go..... Read More about A Certain Information of a Certain Discourse that happen'd at a Certain Gentlemans House, in a...
London: Printed for T. Becket, Strand; J. Robson, New Bond-Street and G. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, 1773. The Second Edition, Corrected. With advertisement leaf at front and errata on last leaf of Index. Read More about The Present State of Music in France and Italy. Or, The Journal of a Tour through those...
London: Printed for T. Becket, Strand; J. Robson, New Bond-Street and G. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, 1775. Second edition, Corrected. Read More about The Present State of Music in Germany, The Netherlands, and United Provinces. Or, The Journal of...
London: Bickers and Son, nd. New Edition, Revised. Read More about Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay. Edited by Her Niece Charlotte Barrett
London: Published for Henry Colburn, by His Successor Hurst and Blackett, Great Marlborough Street, 1854. A New edition. Read More about Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay. Edited by Her Niece Charlotte Barrett
London: Printed for the Translators, In One Volume, For Private Subscribers Only, 1894. First edition, no. 3 of 4 copies on Japanese vellum. Rare. This verse translation of Catullus was one of the final literary projects of explorer-linguist Sir Richard F. Burton; it took several years for his friend and..... Read More about The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus. Now first completely Englished into Verse and Prose, the...
Westminster [London]: Printed for Machell Stace, 1811. A New Edition, with Additional Wood-Cut Portraits, and a Copious Index. Read More about Admirable Curiosities, Rarities, and Wonders, in England, Scotland, and Ireland, Being an Account...
London: printed for J. Cooke, at the King’s-Arms, in Great-Turnstile, Holborn, 1756. First editiion. The First editon of an anonymous pamphlet defending Admiral Byng who was executed for criminal negligence the following year. Samuel Johnson whose interest in Byng was considerable, reviewed at lweast four pamphlets concerning his case. This..... Read More about A Letter to a Member of Parliament in the Country from his friend Relative to the case of Admiral...
London: 21 April 1854. A surprised Stafford writes: "I have been surprised to receive from you upon two occasions ... papers ... in which my name is inserted among many others as having accepted the office of Vice Presidnt of the British Beneficient Institution ... Until I receive a satisfactory..... Read More about LS regarding the British Beneficient Institution
np: nd. ODNB summarises Cadogan's achievement's thus: "His manner was often boisterous and loud and his dress ostentatious. He also had an unfortunate tendency to teasing levity that could give offence on occasions. However, Cadogan had enough diplomatic skill and courtesy to carry off many delicate and complex missions during..... Read More about Clipped signature
[London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893]. One of 400. One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron with “Reminiscences” by Mrs. Thackeray. Read More about Mrs. Thackeray Ritchie
London: Longman,Orme & Co, 1839. First edition. Read More about The Third Regiment of the Foot, or The Buffs; Formerly designated the Holland Regiment....
Charter-House: 6 May 1794. With the seal. To Dundas telling him of his appointment as a governor of the Charterhouse in the place of the late Earl Camden [Charles Pratt]. Read More about Manuscript letter written in the third person to Mr. Dundas, with Archbishop's seal affixed
London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858. First edition. This is the first publication of Capgrave's Chronicle. He lived from 1393 to 1464, was the prior of Lynn in Norfolk, a Cambridge graduate and prolific author. This chronicle is especially interesting from the accession of Henry III in 1216..... Read More about The Chronicle of England...edited by the Rev. Francis Charles Hingeston...published by the the...
[London: Hutchings & Crowley, 1882]. Read More about Ye Boke of Ye Olde Englishe Fayre holden at Cardyffe June, 1882
Homilow: March 15, 1842. With engraved portrait.The officer in the British Army who commanded the Light Brigade during the Crimean War. He led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava. Read More about ALS