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Henry VI (king of England and lord of Ireland, and...

King's Pardon issued to William Bulkeley in E...

Publisher: Westminster: 10th February
Publication date: 1458

manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 212 X 420mm, in a fine Chancery hand, 33 lines, calligraphic initials at head, large remains of Great Seal, white wax seal, loss of right quarter of seal, also loss to ... More

Price: £5,000.00

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Camillo (Giulio)

Due orationi ... al Re Christianissimo.

Publisher: Venice: no printer,
Publication date: 1545

text in italic, guide spaces for initials, More

Price: £800.00

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(Council of Trent.) CANONES & DECRETA

sacrosancti oecumenici, & generalis concilij ...

Publisher: Vallisoleti. Olim (Pintæ) [Valladolid]: Apud Francisc. Ferdinan. a Corduba,
Publication date: 1564

large woodcut pair of coats of arms on title (Papal, and Philip II of Spain), woodcut printer's device at end (before Index), woodcut initials, first 50 pages badly water-stained, diminishing, or occa... More

Price: £2,000.00

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Ive (Paul)

The Practise of Fortification:

Publisher: Printed by Felix Kingston, for Toby Cooke,
Publication date: 1597

Dedication in Roman type, the text in Black Letter, woodcut printer's device on title, woodcut initials (a fine large T to begin the dedication), and 16 engravings in the text, mostly full-page, 3 cro... More

Price: £6,000.00

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Morgan (James Jones, of Abergavenny)

Epistolary Correspondence, Containing Officia...

Publisher: Birmingham: Printed for the Author; by Swinney & Hawkins, Birmingham; and sold by Richardson & Co. London, and all other Booksellers,
Publication date: 1800

FIRST EDITION, 2 parts in 1 vol. (Part 2 has a separate title-page, omitting Richardson - and London - from the imprint), More

Price: £400.00

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Keynes (John Maynard)

The General Theory of Employment, Interest an...

Publisher: Macmillan and Co.,
Publication date: 1936

FIRST EDITION, apart from 3 mild spots on the fore-edges, and a slight dustiness to the top edge, a fine clean copy More

Price: £7,000.00

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(Scotland. Auld Alliance (or League). Mary, Queen ...

No title

Publisher: 18th-century,
Publication date: before 1789

manuscript in a clear legible clerkly hand in ink on paper, watermarked the Garter (but the arms not identified), a quarto bifolium (splitting at the fold), 3 pages of text, More

Price: £750.00

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Jordan (Dorothy [real name Dorothy Phillips])

[caption title:] Nobody coming to marry me.

Publisher: Publish'd by Laurie & Whittle, Augt. 1,
Publication date: 1806

landscape broadside, with large engraving depicting the forlorn maiden standing by a tree outside a cottage door, within which the mother is spinning; the father can be seen hedging in the distance, w... More

Price: £450.00

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(Cape of Good Hope.) Hough (Rev. George)

A Sermon,

Publisher: Cape of Good Hope: Printed at the Government Press,
Publication date: 1825

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Price: £600.00

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(Proto - Baseball: Wicket.) [CHENEY (John)]

[Reward of Merit. Engraving featuring a game ...

Publisher:
Publication date: [c.1821]

engraving depicts a game involving six young men, two reaching high for the ball which is depicted centrally in mid-air, two with broad-ended sticks running in opposite directions, two acting as wicke... More

Price: £3,000.00

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