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Catharinus (Ambrosius, Bishop of Gonza) Annotationes in excerpta quaedem de commentariis, Paris, …

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Catharinus (Ambrosius, Bishop of Gonza) Annotationes in excerpta quaedem de commentariis, collation: a-b8 A-Z8 &4, title with woodcut printer's de...

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Plautus. Comoediae viginti, Lyon, Sebastian Gryphius, 1549; and a 17th century edition of …

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Plautus. Comoediae viginti, title with woodcut printer's device, woodcut decorative initials, ruled throughout in red, some worming at start, most...

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Aristotle. Opera quaecunque hactenus extiterunt omnia, edited by Erasmus, Basel, J.Bebel and M. …

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Aristotle. Opera quaecunque hactenus extiterunt omnia, 2 parts in 1 vol., edited by Desiderus Erasmus, text in Greek, prefatory material in Latin ...

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Sigonio (Carlo) De Rep. Atheniensivm Libri IIII. Eivsdem De Athenien. Lacedaemoniorumq(ue) …

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Sigonio (Carlo) De Rep. Atheniensivm Libri IIII. Eivsdem De Athenien. Lacedaemoniorumq(ue) temporibus Liber propediem edetur, italic type, woodcut...

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Heraldry.- Le Feron (Jean) Catalogue des noms, surnoms, faits et vies, des connestables, …

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Heraldry.- Le Feron (Jean) Catalogue des noms, surnoms, faits et vies, des connestables, chanceliers, Grands Maistres, admiraux et mareschaux de F...

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Seneca (Lucius Annaeus) Opera quæ exstant, binding with arms of Cardinal Mazarin, Antwerp, House …

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Seneca (Lucius Annaeus) Opera quæ exstant, fine engraved portrait frontispiece and architectural title with portraits of Pallas, Hercules and othe...

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Caesar (Caius Julius) C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarii Nouis emendationibus illustrati. Eiusdem …

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Caesar (Caius Julius) C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarii Nouis emendationibus illustrati. Eiusdem Librorum, qui Desiderantur, Fragmenta, illustrations,...

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Bible, Dutch.- , Biblia, Dat is: De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boecken …

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Bible, Dutch.- Biblia, Dat is: De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments, double colum...

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Fleury (Claude) Histoire Ecclesiastique, 37 vol. including Index,, 1713.

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NO RESERVE Fleury (Claude) Histoire Ecclesiastique, 37 vol. including Index, engraved vignettes, contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt in compar...

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Thou (Jacques-Auguste de) Histoire Universelle... depuis 1543 jusqu'en 1607, 16 vol., Paris, 1734.

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NO RESERVE Thou (Jacques-Auguste de) Histoire Universelle... depuis 1543 jusqu'en 1607, 16 vol., half-titles, titles in red and black, engraved po...

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Conde (Louis I de Bourbon) Memoires de Conde, ou Recueil pour servir a l'histoire de France, 6 …

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NO RESERVE Condé (Louis I de Bourbon) Memoires de Condé, ou Recueil pour servir a l'histoire de France, 6 vol., vol.1 half-title, titles in red an...

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Aguesseau (Henri-Francois d') Oeuvres, 13 vol., Paris, 1759-89; and another 12 volume set (25)

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NO RESERVE Aguesseau (Henri-Francois d') Oeuvres..., 13 vol., half-titles, engraved title vignettes, engraved and woodcut head-pieces, occasional ...

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Watchmaker on globes.- Machado (Cristobal) Recreaciones geographicas, y nuevo compendio de …

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Watchmaker on globes.- Machado (Cristobal) Recreaciones geographicas, y nuevo compendio de Geographia moderna, first edition, 2 folding engraved p...

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Grand Vocabulaire (Le) Francois, 30 vol., [1767]-74.

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NO RESERVE Grand Vocabulaire (Le) Francois, 30 vol., half-titles, woodcut head-pieces, contemporary patterned calf, spines richly gilt in compartm...

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[Lemerre (Pierre)] Recueil des actes, titres et mémoires concernant les affaires du clergé de …

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NO RESERVE [Lemerre (Pierre)] Recueil des actes, titres et mémoires concernant les affaires du clergé de France, 13 vol., half-titles, woodcut dev...

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Voltaire (François Marie Arouet de) Oeuvres Completes, 70 vol, 1784.

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Voltaire (François Marie Arouet de) Oeuvres Complètes, 70 vol, engraved frontispiece only, handsome 19th century pale calf, gilt, spines richly gi...

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Doré (Gustave).- Michaud (Joseph-François) Histoire des Croisades, 2 vol., Paris, 1877.

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Doré (Gustave).- Michaud (Joseph-François) Histoire des Croisades, 2 vol., 100 plates, occasional faint foxing, original decorative cloth, slight ...

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Vaux (Baron de) Écuyers et Écuyéres. Histoire des Cirques d'Europe (1680-1891), Paris, J. …

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Vaux (Baron de) Écuyers et Écuyéres. Histoire des Cirques d'Europe (1680-1891), illustrations, plates, spotting, original pictorial wrapper bound ...

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René Kieffer binding.- Loti (Pierre) Pêcheur d'Islande, extra-illustrated by Jankawski and in a …

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René Kieffer binding.- Loti (Pierre) Pêcheur d'Islande, extra-illustrated with watercolour illustrations by C.D. de Jankawski, mostly marginal, a ...

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Catalan literature.- Plana Y Dorca (José) Papellones (Sonets que ho semblen y Sonets que no ho …

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Catalan literature.- Plana Y Dorca (José) Papellones (Sonets que ho semblen y Sonets que no ho semblem), number 19 of 70 copies on 'papier de fil'...

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Jean Paul. Die Schönheit des Sterbens in der Blüte des lebens; und ein Traum von einem …

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NO RESERVE Jean Paul. Die Schönheit des Sterbens in der Blüte des Lebens; und ein Traum von einem Schlachtfelde, number 165 of 300 copies, printed...

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Russian newspapers.- , A good group of 6 newspapers, 1919-1920; and 2 others (8)

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NO RESERVE Russian newspapers.- , A good group of 6 newspapers, illustrations, folds, some browning, tears, v.p., 1919-1920; and 2 others (8) ......

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Voltaire & The French Enlightenment.- Besterman (Theodore) Voltaire, first American edition, 1969; …

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NO RESERVE Voltaire & The French Enlightenment.- Besterman (Theodore) Voltaire, first American edition, illustrations, bookseller's label to front...

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Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet de) Les Oeuvres Complètes..., edited by Haydn Mason, Nicholas …

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NO RESERVE Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet de) Les Oeuvres Complètes..., edited by Haydn Mason, Nicholas Cronk & others, (121 vol., of ?138 publis...

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Choirbook leaves, manuscript on vellum, 3 leaves (6pp.), red and blue initials, slightly soiled at …

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NO RESERVE Choirbook leaves, manuscript on vellum, 3 leaves (6pp.), red and blue initials, slightly soiled at edges, some edges a little creased, ...

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Wriothesley (Thomas, fourth Earl of Southampton) Letter signed to Sir Robert Pye, 7th December …

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Wriothesley (Thomas, fourth Earl of Southampton, politician, 1608-67) Letter signed to Sir Robert Pye, 1p. with conjugate blank, folio, Southampto...

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Spain.- Carlos II (King of Spain, 1661-1700) Letter signed "Yo el Rey" to Cardinal Lazzaro …

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Spain.- Carlos II (King of Spain, 1661-1700) Letter signed "Yo el Rey" to Cardinal Lazzaro Pallavicino, in Spanish, 1p. with conjugate blank and p...

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18th century sermon.- De Gols (Gerard) The Spiritual Water, 1719.

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18th century sermon.- De Gols (Gerard, rector of St. Peter's, Sandwich, Kent, fl. 1713-37) The Spiritual Watch: A Sermon, manuscript, title and 22...

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Somerset Sea Wall.- [Report on the repair of the sea wall at Kingston Seymour], manuscript, 1773.

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Somerset Sea Wall.- Kingston Seymour (village between Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare on the North Somerset Levels) [Report on the repair of the se...

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Thetford Bank.- Bank note for Three Pence, engraved note with manuscript insertions, 1792.

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NO RESERVE Thetford Bank.- Bank note for Three Pence, engraved note with manuscript insertions, folds, slightly browned and foxed, 128 x 206mm., 2...

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Egmont (John Perceval, third Earl of, politician, half-brother of Spencer Perceval, 1738-1822) 8 …

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Egmont (John Perceval, third Earl of, politician, half-brother of Spencer Perceval, 1738-1822) 8 Autograph Letters to his sister, Lady Elizabeth P...

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Medical.- H. (M.) [Medical recipe book], manuscript, original straight-grain morocco, [c. 1820].

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Medical.- H. (M.) [Medical recipe book], manuscript, 35pp. including 1p. index, a few small engravings laid down, browned throughout, original str...

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French commonplace book.- Voison (Captain, 18th Regiment of the line, French army) Vade mecum, …

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French commonplace book.- Voison (Captain, 18th Regiment of the line, French army) Vade mecum, manuscript in French, title and 131pp., pen and ink...

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America.- Porter (Joshua, of Kaighnton, New Jersey) Receipt Book, manuscript, title and 66pp., …

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America.- Porter (Joshua, of Kaighnton, New Jersey) Receipt Book, manuscript, title and 66pp. excluding blanks and juvenile scribbling, 14pp. of n...

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Waterloo, Belgium & the Rhine.- Wright (R.) Journal of a Tour to Belgium & the Rhine with my …

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Waterloo, Belgium & the Rhine.- Wright (R.) Journal of a Tour to Belgium & the Rhine with my Father, manuscript, title and 140pp., slightly browne...

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Plymouth, Devon.- [Downing (Elisabeth, of Plymouth) Diary and account book, manuscript, original …

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Plymouth, Devon.- [Downing (Elisabeth, of Plymouth, 1802-67) Diary and account book, manuscript, 254pp., browned, slightly stained, original vellu...

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Royal Navy.- HMS Bombay.- Standbridge (Samuel, butcher on board HMS Bombay, died in the fire, …

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Royal Navy.- HMS Bombay (84-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, destroyed in a fire at the mouth of the River Plate after target p...

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Yonge (Charlotte Mary) Autograph Letter signed to Beatrice Henrietta Heathcote, 27th January , …

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Yonge (Charlotte Mary, novelist, 1823-1901) Autograph Letter signed to Beatrice Henrietta Heathcote, 2½pp., 8vo, Elderfield, [Otterbourne, Hampshi...

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Railways.- Queen Victoria. Letters Patent granted to John Collins Russell of Brixton for …

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Railways.- Victoria (Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1819-1901) Letters Patent granted to John Collins Russell of Brixton for "Improvements in...

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Royalty.- Arthur (Prince [Prince Arthur of Connaught] (1883-1938), governor-general of South …

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Royalty.- Arthur (Prince [Prince Arthur of Connaught] (1883-1938), governor-general of South Africa and grandson of Queen Victoria, 1883-1938).- C...

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Gallipoli.- McDougall (Arthur, DSO, soldier) Autograph Letter signed "Arthur" to his mother, 1915, …

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Gallipoli.- McDougall (Arthur, DSO, soldier) Autograph Letter signed "Arthur" to his mother, 1p., 8vo, Gallipoli, Sunday, 22nd August 1915, descri...

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Thatcher (Margaret).- Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) Margaret Thatcher, signed by the sitter ink …

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δ Thatcher (Margaret).- Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) Margaret Thatcher, 1981Gelatin silver print, mounted to card, signed in black ink by Margare...

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Title and dedicatory leaves.- Wood (William) Nevv Englands prospect· A true, lively, and …

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Title and dedicatory leaves.- Wood (William) Nevv Englands prospect· A true, lively, and experimentall description of that part of America, common...

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Mathematics.- Barrow (Isaac) Euclidis Data succincte demonstrata, first edition, Cambridge, ex. …

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Mathematics.- Barrow (Isaac) Euclidis Data succincte demonstrata, first edition, woodcut diagrams, errata leaf at end, trimmed close at head affec...

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Haines (Joseph) A Satyr against Brandy, first edition, Printed by Jos. Hindmarsh, 1683.

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Haines (Joseph) A Satyr against Brandy, first edition, 2pp., drop-head title, a little soiled and creased at edges, [Wing H197], folio, Printed by...

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Ames (Richard) Sylvia's Revenge, or; A Satyr against Man, first edition, Printed by Joseph …

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Ames (Richard, attributed to) Sylvia's Revenge, or; A Satyr against Man, first edition, longitudinal half-title, advertisement leaf at end, front ...

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Irish Parliament. Acts and Statutes..., black letter, 1692-97.

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NO RESERVE Irish Parliament. Acts and Statutes..., black letter, foxed and browned, some edges frayed and chipped, some damp-staining affecting ma...

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Prior (Matthew) To a Young Gentleman in Love. A Tale, first edition, Printed for J. Tonson, 1702.

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Prior (Matthew) To a Young Gentleman in Love. A Tale, first edition, 2pp., drop-head title, slightly foxed, later marbled wrappers, [Foxon P1088; ...

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Bland (Mr.) The Constellation: Poems, on Several Occasions, first edition, Printed, and Sold by …

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Bland (Mr.) The Constellation: Poems, on Several Occasions, first edition, 40pp., title with woodcut typographic device, disbound, [Foxon p.66; ES...

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Breval (John Durant) Mac-Dermot: or, the Irish Fortune-Hunter, first edition, Printed for E. …

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Breval (John Durant) Mac-Dermot: or, the Irish Fortune-Hunter, first edition, 48pp., disbound, [Foxon B425; ESTC locates 11 copies], 8vo, Printed ...

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Rakes of London.- Glanvill (Abraham) The Rake Reform'd: A Poem, first edition, 1718.

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Rakes of London.- Glanvill (Abraham) The Rake Reform'd: A Poem, first edition, 32pp., half-title, disbound, [Foxon G171], 8vo, 1718.⁂ The first ha...

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Gay (John) An Epistle to the most learned Doctor W--d----d; from a Prude That was unfortunately …

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[Gay (John)] An Epistle to the most learned Doctor W--d----d; from a Prude That was unfortunately Metamorphos'd, first edition, 8pp., later wrappe...

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The Castrato and the Soprano.- Epistle (An) from S-----o, to A-----a R-----n, first edition, …

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The Castrato and the Soprano.- Epistle (An) from S-----o, to A-----a R-----n, first edition, 6pp. (the last blank), disbound, [Foxon E377; ESTC li...

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Cooke (Thomas) The Battle of the Poets. An Heroick Poem, first edition, 1725.

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[Cooke (Thomas)] The Battle of the Poets. An Heroick Poem, first edition, some light scattered spotting and browning, disbound, folio, J.Roberts, ...

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Economics.- [Arbuthnot (John)] Tables of Ancient Coins, Weights and Measures..., first edition, 18 …

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NO RESERVE Economics.- [Arbuthnot (John)] Tables of Ancient Coins, Weights and Measures..., first edition, title in red and black, 18 engraved pla...

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Spain & Gibraltar.- Great Britain's Glory. Or, The Stay-at-Home Fleet: Tune of Packington's Pownd, …

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Spain & Gibraltar.- Great Britain's Glory. Or, The Stay-at-Home Fleet: Tune of Packington's Pownd, first edition, 4pp., woodcut vignette of a ship...

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Prison Reform.- Fraser (Peter) Iniquity Display'd: Or, The Happy Deliverance. A Poem, first …

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Prison Reform.- Fraser (Peter) Iniquity Display'd: Or, The Happy Deliverance. A Poem, first edition, 8pp., disbound, [Foxon F231], folio, Printed ...

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Swiftiana.- Delany (Patrick) The Pheasant and the Lark. A Fable, first edition, Dublin, 1730.

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Swiftiana.- Delany (Patrick) The Pheasant and the Lark. A Fable, first edition, 8pp., perforated library stamp to final leaf (affecting text), dis...

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Notorious adultress.- Campbell (Archibald, 3rd Duke of Argyll) A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of …

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Notorious adultress.- Campbell (Archibald, 3rd Duke of Argyll) A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of the Lady Hilaretta, first edition, 6pp., slightly ...

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Battle of the Sexes.- Address (An) to the Right Worshipful The Batchelors of Great-Briatin, ?first …

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Battle of the Sexes.- Address (An) to the Right Worshipful The Batchelors of Great-Briatin, ?first edition, title soiled, disbound, [Foxon P488-50...

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