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Author Title Price Purchase
(ANDREE, John). AN ACCOUNT OF THE TILBURY WATER. £ 175.00

London. M. Jenour. 1737. pp. (iv), 38, blank leaf. 8vo. Disbound. 1st edition. John Andree was a physician. He is best known for his connection with the London Hospital, originally the London Infirmary. He was the first, and for some time, the only physician. He resigned this office in 1764.

Reference: 7999

 
(YOUNG, Arthur). GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK; drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement. £ 200.00

London. By B. MacMillan for G. Nicol. 1797. pp. 15, 314, Directions to the Binder. Frontis - Map, folded and coloured, 2 plates. 8vo. Original paper boards and spine. The final gatherings have been misbound. The pagination after pp 288 is as follows 295 - 310, 289 - 293 (294 is blank), 311 - 314. The book is completely unopened and just as it came from the Publisher. With the location label from the Library at Easton Neston.

Reference: 7482

 
B.M. (MANDEVILLE, Bernard). FREE THOUGHTS ON RELIGION, THE CHURCH, AND NATIONAL HAPPINESS. £ 750.00

London. T. Jauncy. 1720. pp. (ii), ixx, 364, (xii) of index. 8vo. Modern C18th style calf, new endpapers. 1st edition. A very good copy. ESTC T59022

Reference: 22317

 
BOYS, John. A GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF KENT; with Observations on the Means of its Improvement. Drawn up for The Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement, From the original Report transmitted to the Board; With Additional Remarks of Several Respectable Country Gentlemen and Farmers. £ 200.00

London. G. Nicol. 1796. pp. xiv, (ii), 206, errata leaf. Frontis - map folded & coloured, 2 plates, & 1 table, folded. 8vo. Original paper boards & spine, slightly worn. No half title. With the location label from the Library at Easton Neston. DNB. John Boys (1749 -1824) wrote this book at the request of the Board of Agriculture. He was well known for his breed of South Down sheep. He was one of the commissioners of sewers for East Kent, and did much to promote the drainage of the Finglesham and Eastry Brooks.

Reference: 7625

 
BRODRICK, Tho. A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF THE LATE WAR IN THE NETHERLANDS. Together with an Abstract of the Treaty of Utrecht. £ 400.00

The whole illustrated with 15 Curious Copper Plates; And the Coats of Arms of most of the Nobility, and several other Eminent Persons. London. William Pearson for Thomas Ward. 1713. 2 vols. pp. Advert leaf, (x), 23, (i), xvi, 218; 219 - 448, (xii) of index. 8vo. Vol 1 - Folded frontis; 14 plates as called for. Full calf, hinges and corners rubbed. Some foxing throughout. A good copy. 1st edition. ESTC T114756

Reference: 16392

 
BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord: COLERIDGE, Ernest Hartley & Rowland E. Prothero. (Editors). THE WORKS OF LORD BYRON. £ 80.00

London. John Murray. 1905 - 1930. 13 vols. Frontis's to all vols. 8vo. D/Ws. It is unusual to find the set with wrappers.Vol 1 of the Poetry is 1930 reprint, Vol V & VI 1924, Vol VII 2nd edition 1905, Vol VI of the Letters is 1924 reprint, all other volumes are the 1922 reprint. The D/W of Vol VII of the Poetry is very badly torn and has the residue of selotape marks, and the D/W of Vol IV is missing its top inch, but it is unusual to see this set with D/Ws. Vol VI of the Letters has a badly dampstained back board, this does not affect the text. Loosely inserted in Volume VI of the Poetry is a typed letter signed from John Murray dated 4th March 1955. Poetry - 7 vols edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge. Letters & Journals - 6 vols edited by Rowland E. Prothero. From the library of Alex Bridge with his bookplate Wise Vol 2, p59. Chew p305 & 364.

Reference: 31021d

 
EYRE, Henry. AN ACCOUNT OF THE MINERAL WATERS OF SPA, commonly called the German Spaw: being a Collection of Observations from the most Eminent Authors who have wrote on that Subject. £ 340.00

London. J. Roberts. 1733. pp.xi, 36. Frontis, 3 plates (the frontis & 2 of the plates are folded).12mo. Quarter cloth, contemporary style boards. from the library of Eric Quayle with his bookplate. Henry Eyre is billed as Purveyor for Mineral Waters to Her Majesty.

Reference: 7005

 
GOLBORNE, John. THE REPORT OF JOHN GOLBOURNE, Engineer, concerning The Drainage of the North Level of the Fens, and the Outfal of the Wisbeach River. £ 65.00

N.P. (1769). pp.11. Map, folded. 4to Wrappers.

Reference: 78360

 
GROSE, Francis. MILITARY ANTIQUITIES respecrting A History of the English Army from the Conquest to the Present Time. £ 700.00

London. S. Hooper. 1786 - 1788. 2 vols. pp. iii - vi, 434; 352, 40, 40, vi, (viii), (ii). 2 engraved titles, 2 frontis's, 78 plates, mostly with tissue guards. 4to. Full calf, spines relaid with 2 labels each. Some foxing and off setting of some of the plates. Lacking the printed titles. With the bookseller, Frank Murray of Derby's, ticket and with a bookplate stating 'From the Library of H.R.H. the Late Duke of Cambridge December 1904'. This Duke of Cambridge was the grandson of George III. A good copy. ESTC T83275

Reference: 89966

 
HEBER, reginald. AN HISTORICAL LIST OF HORSE-MATCHES RUN. And of Plates and Prizes Run for in Great Britain and Ireland, in the Year 1760. Vol. X. £ 50.00

Containing, I. The Names of the Owners of the Horses that have Run as above, and the Names and Colours of the Horses also. II. The Winner distinguished of every Match, Plate, Prize, or Stakes. III. The Condition of Running as to weights, Age, etc and the Places in which the loosing Horses have come in. IV. A Table of Weights that Horses are to carry for Give and Take Plates from Twelve to fifteen Hands high. V. An Alphabetical List of Stallions, with the Number and Names of the winning Horses of each Stallion's get, in the Years 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754, 1755, 1756, 1757, 1758, 1759, and 1760. VI. A List of the principal Cock Matches of the present Year, and who were the Winners and Loosers of them etc etc etc. London. For the Author by M. Witts. 1761. pp. xxxiv, (2), 163, (1). 12mo in 6's. Full calf, later spine. Stamped on front free endpaper Beverley Race Co. Ltd. Minor foxing.

Reference: 3489513

 
LANGRISH, Browne. THE MODERN THEORY AND PRACTICE OF PHYSIC. £ 260.00

Wherein The Antecedent Causes of Diseases; The Rise of the most Usual Symptoms incident to them; And the True Methods of Cure; Are Explained according to the Established Laws of Nature, and Those of the Animal Oeconomy. Together with A Chemical Analysis of the Urine, and a Statical Examination of the Blood, in every Stage of each Distemper where Blood could be drawn with safety. London. A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch. 1735. pp. lix, errata, 371, 1of adverts. 8vo. Full contemporary calf, spine repaired with later label. MS notes in ink on p.lix. p. 303 misnumbered 203. Title page stamped under date with previous owers name. Ornaments by Henry Woodfall. 1st edition. A very good copy. ESTC T65048

Reference: 10960

 
MIDDLETON, John. VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF MIDDLESEX; with Observations on the means of its improvement, and several essays on Agriculture in general. Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture. Accompanied by the Remarks of several respectable Gentlemen and Farmers. £ 200.00

London. By B. MacMillan for G. Nicol. 1798. pp. xix, 597. Frontis - map folded & coloured, 1 further map folded, & 1 table folded, several illustrations in the text. 8vo. Original paper boards and spine. Spine worn on lower half. Half title is stuck to front board. The book is complete unopened. With the location label from the Library at Easton Neston.

Reference: 9779

 
SMEATON, john. THE REPORT OF JOHN SMEATON, Engineer, concerning The Drainage of the North Level of the Fens, and The Outfall of the Wisbech River. £ 45.00

N.P. (1768). pp. 24. A Chart, folded. (A chain & scale of the levels along Wisbeach River from Peterborough Bridge down to the Eye at Sea). 4to. Wrapper. Without map.

Reference: 2416798

 
VOLTAIRE (Francois Marie Arouet). LA HENRIADE, en Dix Chants. £ 30.00

Geneve. 1778. pp. (iv), 168. Frontis. 16mo. Full morocco, all edges gilt. A pretty little book published in the year of the author's death. Text is in French.

Reference: 66561

 
WILKES, John. THE SPEECHES OF MR. WILKES in the House of Commons. £ 150.00

(London). 1786. pp. viii, 442. 8vo. Later half calf, cloth boards. Some foxing. Lacking the half title. "This octavo volume is a faithful transcript of the three volumes of the Speeches of Mr. Wilkes, which I formerly printed in duodecimo [1777-78] with the addition of several speeches." - Editor's preface. ESTC T049741

Reference: 23868

 
WILKINSON, Tate. THE WANDERING PATENTEE; or, A History of The Yorkshire Theatres, from 1770 to the Present Time: Interspersed with Anecdotes respecting Most of the Performers in the three Kingdoms, from 1765 to 1795. £ 125.00

To which are added, never published, The Diversions of the Morning, and Footes Trial fora Libel on Peter Paragaph. Written by the late Samuel Foote, Esq. York. For the Author by Wilson, Spence & Mawman. 1795. 4 vols bound in two. pp. 312, 268; 268, 269. 12mo. Full calf, new contemporary style spines, new endpapers. Corners rubbed. All half titles and titles present. In Vol 1 pp 287/288 slightly torn, not affecting text.

Reference: 24547

 
 
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