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Date of the auction: 16.05.2019

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Racine (Louis) Religion, A Poem..., 1754 § Pitt (Christopher) Poems and...

Racine (Louis) Religion, A Poem..., translated by James Elphinston, for W.Strahan, 1754 § Pitt (Christopher) Poems and Translations, contemporary ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper, also tipped-in slip with handwritten bibliographical details, hinges splitting a little, for Bernard

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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Johnsoniana.- The Universal Visiter, and Monthly Memorialist, 1756.

Johnsoniana.- The Universal Visiter, and Monthly Memorialist..., engraved sheet music and lyrics, some pencil markings, a few quires detached, very faint browning, short closed tear, disbound, 8vo, for T.Gardner, 1756. ⁂The first issue only (dated January 1756), containing the essay 'Some Account of

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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Military.- Muller (John) A Treatise of Artillery ... to which is prefixed a...

Military.- Muller (John) A Treatise of Artillery, engraved frontispiece and 28 folding plates, tear to plate 8, plate 27 browned and frayed at edge, occasional damp-staining, occasional marginal worming, lacking front free endpaper, contemporary calf, rubbed, John Millan, 1757;A Treatise containing

Lot #: 117

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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[Conway (Henry Seymour)] The Officer's Answer to the Country Gentleman's...

[Conway (Henry Seymour)] The Officer's Answer to the Country Gentleman's Reply, publisher's advertisement to final f. verso, [Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 4169], for Jacob Robinson, 1758 § A Final Answer to the Country Gentleman; and Officer..., for M.Cooper, 1758 § An Answer, to this

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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Militia.- [Savile (Sir George)] An Argument Concerning the Militia, 1762.

Militia.- [Savile (Sir George)] An Argument Concerning the Militia, 19pp., slightly browned, small stain in margin of last f., stitched as issued, unbound, 4to, n.p., n.d. [1762

Lot #: 119

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 16 May 2019

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[Almon (John)] A Letter to J. Kidgell..., 1763 § Kenrick (William...

[Almon (John)] A Letter to J. Kidgell..., second edition, for J.Williams, 1763 § Kenrick (William) Falstaff's Wedding..., new edition, half-title with both ownership inscription and small central hole, for L.Davis and E. and C.Dilly, 1773 § [Arbuthnot (John)] An Invitation to Peace..., by Mr

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Parliamentary Petition.- Thames Coal Porters.- The Coal-Heavers Case, ?1764.

Parliamentary Petition.- Thames Coal Porters.- The Coal-Heavers Case, bifolium, docket title to verso of last f., folds, a very little browning and soiling, edges uncut, as issued, folio, ?1764. ⁂3 copies traced, in the British Library, the Guildhall Library, and the National Library of Scotland

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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Johnsoniana.- "A Civilian". Free Thoughts on Seduction, Adultery, and...

Johnsoniana.- "A Civilian". Free Thoughts on Seduction, Adultery, and Divorce..., half-title, publisher's advertisement f. at end, even browning and soiling, scattered spotting, 19th-century half speckled calf, rebacked preserving earlier spine, repairs at head and foot, a little worn, 8vo, for

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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Perlin (Étienne) Description des Royaulmes d'Angleterre et d'Ecosse, 1775...

Perlin (Étienne) Description des Royaulmes d'Angleterre et d'Ecosse, 3 engraved plates, 2 folding, 1 tear, repaired, [Bowyer Ledgers 5065], 1775, bound before Herbert (Edward, Baron) The Life of Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury, lacking half-title, 1770, bound before, Walpole (Horace) Historic Doubts

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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Dublin Imprints.- Dent (John) The Candidate; A Farce..., 1783; and 4 others...

Dublin Imprints.- Dent (John) The Candidate; A Farce..., by Robert Rhames and Matthew Doyle, 1783 § [Mulso (Thomas)] Callistus: or, the Man of Fashion..., by John Exshaw, 1769 § [Mounteney (Richard)] "Aeschines the Third". Baron Mountenay's Celebrated Dedication of the Select Orations of

Lot #: 126

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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Ireland.- Dublin Imprint.- O'Dogherty (Sir William) Elements of Modern...

Ireland.- Dublin Imprint.- O'Dogherty (Sir William) Elements of Modern History..., 1787, bound with [Sheridan (Thomas)] A Dissertation on the Causes of the Difficulties, Which Occur, In Learning the English Tongue..., 3pp. advertisements, [Alston, VI, 485], by George Faulkner, 1764, some soiling and

Lot #: 127

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Pitt the Younger.- French Revolutionary War.- Criticisms on the Rolliad...

Pitt the Younger.- French Revolutionary War.- Criticisms on the Rolliad, Part the First, eighth edition, engraved frontispiece and title vignette, lacking advertisement f., 1788, bound with Part the Second, third edition, 1790, and [Rose (George)] "A Barrister". The Trial of George Rose, Esq

Lot #: 128

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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Burke (Edmund) Nouvelles Réflexions sur la Révolution de France, 1791; and...

Burke (Edmund) Nouvelles Réflexions sur la Révolution de France, half-title with publisher's advertisements verso, Paris, 1791; Lettres d'Edmond Burke..., half-title, Paris, Pougin, n.d.; Articles of Charge of High Crimes and Misdemeanors Against Warren Hastings..., second edition, lacking

Lot #: 129

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Economics.- "Amicus Patriae". A Hint to Supply Resources for the War...

Economics.- "Amicus Patriae". A Hint to Supply Resources for the War Without Additional Taxation, first edition, for John Stockdale, 1793 § [Lee (Arthur)] "An Old Member of Parliament". An Appeal to the Justice and Interests of the People of Great Britain..., second edition, half-title, lacking

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Chapbook.- Cheap Repository Tract.- Husbandry Moraliz'd; Or, Pleasant...

Chapbook.- Cheap Repository Tract.- Husbandry Moraliz'd; Or, Pleasant Sunday Reading For a Farmer's Kitchen, Part I only, woodcut illustration to title, scattered browning and soiling, edges crudely cut, a few creases and short closed tears, disbound, 12mo, Bath, by S.Hazard, ?1795. ⁂Not in the BL

Lot #: 131

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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Burke (Edmund) Lettre de Mr. Burke à un Noble Lord..., 1796.

Burke (Edmund) Lettre de Mr. Burke à un Noble Lord..., small pencil and ink inscriptions to title, also embossed stamp, scattered foxing, in 19th-century boards, a little rubbed and stained, ink and pencil inscriptions, [Todd, 65bb], 8vo, 1796. ⁂ESTC lists 5 copies. Provenance: Louis v. Kohl (ex

Lot #: 133

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 16 May 2019

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Ireland.- Dublin Imprints.- O'Connor (Arthur) A Letter to the Electors of...

Ireland.- Dublin Imprints.- O'Connor (Arthur) A Letter to the Electors of Antrim, 1797 § Laws and Ordinances of the Orange Institution of Ireland, title with large woodcut equestrian illustration of WIlliam III, 1828 § [Brooke (Henry)] The Farmer's Six Letters to the Protestants of Ireland, woodcut

Lot #: 134

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Religion.- An Illustration of Agur's Prayer. Prov. xxx. 8, 9., 1797.

Religion.- An Illustration of Agur's Prayer. Prov. xxx. 8, 9., even browning, scattered spotting and soiling, a few small nicks and creases to edges, inner margin with stitching holes and adhesive residue, disbound, 12mo, Edinburgh, by J.Ritchie, for The Society for Publishing Religious Tracts

Lot #: 135

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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US Imprints.- "A Lady, of the State of New-York". Moreland Vale; or the...

US Imprints.- "A Lady, of the State of New-York". Moreland Vale; or the Fair Fugitive, 2ff. publisher's catalogue, a few closed tears and nicks to fore-edges, New-York, by L.Nichols, & Co., for Samuel Campbell, 1801 § Ryley (S.W.) The Itinerant..., vol.I only (of 2) half-title, New-York and Boston

Lot #: 136

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Sterne (Laurence) The Works of ..., 8 vol., Edinburgh, 1803.

Sterne (Laurence) The Works of ..., 8 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece, marginal worming not affecting text (vol. 2), small tear (B9 vol. 2), occasional finger soiling, bookplate (vol. 2), contemporary calf, rubbed, 12mo, Edinburgh, 1803

Lot #: 137

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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Pitt the Younger.- [Courtenay (Thomas Peregrine)] "A More Accurate...

Pitt the Younger.- [Courtenay (Thomas Peregrine)] "A More Accurate Observer". A Plain Answer to the Misrepresentations and Calumnies Contained in the Cursory Remarks of a Near Observer, first edition, for John Stockdale, 1803 § [Currie (James)] "Jasper Wilson". A Letter, Commercial and Political

Lot #: 138

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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[Pemberton (Thomas)] An Attempt to Estimate the Increase of the Number of...

[Pemberton (Thomas)] An Attempt to Estimate the Increase of the Number of Poor During the Interval of 1785 and 1803..., 1811 § Morris (William) The Reward of Labour..., being No.1 of the Hammersmith Socialist Library, [1893] § Carter (William) The Power of Truth..., wood-engraved frontispiece and 3

Lot #: 139

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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Shakespeare (William) The Dramatic Works of ..., 12 vol., for Thomas Tegg...

Shakespeare (William) The Dramatic Works of ..., 12 vol., engraved vignette titles, occasional faint spotting, contemporary straight grain morocco, gilt, a little rubbed, 8vo, for Thomas Tegg, 1812-15

Lot #: 140

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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Provincial Printing.- Pering (Richard) A Brief Enquiry into the Causes of...

Provincial Printing.- Pering (Richard) A Brief Enquiry into the Causes of Premature Decay, in Our Wooden Bulwarks..., half-title, errata f., ink inscription "Holland House | 1812" to half-title, Plymouth-Dock, by L.Congdon, 1812 § Mason (James) A Brief Statement of the Present System of Tythes in

Lot #: 141

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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US Imprints.- Chamberlain (Rev. Thomas) The Minister Preaching his Own...

US Imprints.- Chamberlain (Rev. Thomas) The Minister Preaching his own Funeral Sermon..., Montpelier, Wright & Sibley, 1812 § Webster (Daniel) An Address Delivered at the Laying of the Corner Stone of the Bunker Hill Monument, Boston, Cummings, Hilliard, and Company, 1825 § The Act of Incorporation

Lot #: 142

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Chapbooks.- Cheap Repository Tracts.- Poaching.- [More (Hannah)] Black...

Chapbooks.- Cheap Repository Tracts.- Poaching.- [More (Hannah)] "Z". Black Giles, The Poacher: With Some Account of a Family Who Had Rather Live by Their Wits Than Their Work, [Part I] - Part II, woodcut illustration to title, also woodcut tail-piece, faint browning and soiling, as issued, 8vo, by

Lot #: 144

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 May 2019

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Shakespeare (William) The Works of William Shakspeare ..., 16 vol., 1816.

Shakespeare (William) The Works of William Shakspeare ... to which are added, An Essay on the Chronological Order of His Plays ... and notes by Edmond Malone, 16 vol., 2 engraved portrait frontispieces, previous owner's ink signature to free endpapers, cracked hinges, 2 upper boards becoming loose

Lot #: 145

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 16 May 2019

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Naval.- Military.- Campbell (John) Lives of the British Admirals, 8 vol...

Naval.- Military.- Campbell (John) Lives of the British Admirals, 8 vol., engraved portrait frontispieces, list of subscribers, faint off-setting, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, vols. 1, 2 & 7 rebacked with original spines laid down, vol. 3 & 8 spines beginning to split at extremities

Lot #: 146

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 May 2019

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Hazlitt (William) A View of the English Stage, first edition, 1818...

Hazlitt (William) A View of the English Stage, half title, faint ink annotation to title foot, 1818; Lectures on the English Poets, 1818; Lectures on the English Comic Writers, 1819; Characters of Shakespear's Plays, 1817; Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth, second edition

Lot #: 147

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 May 2019

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Swift (Jonathan) The Works of ..., 19 vol., second edition, Edinburgh, 1824.

Swift (Jonathan) The Works of ..., 19 vol., second edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, occasional faint water-staining, scattered faint spotting, bookplates, contemporary half calf, cracked joints, vol. 12 lacking majority of marbled paper, rubbed and worn, 8vo, Edinburgh, 1824

Lot #: 148

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 16 May 2019