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48 Engraved Portraits After Van Der Werff

By: Werff, Adriaen Van Der

Price: £1,400.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, 1700

Edition: Original Edition


C1700. Contemporary full red leather binding with attractive woven gilt border edge design. 48 full page engraved plates after Adriaan Van Derr Werff [1659-1722] by variuous important engravers of the late seventeenth century including P.A Gunst, G. Valck, Vermeulen, Pitaut, 27x24cms. Pasted to the blank leaf at the beginning is a title-page page engraving from another early work by Van Der Werff 'Histoire D'Angleterre D'Ecosse et D'Irelande' 1723. Subject portraits incl... View more info

A BRIEF DISQUISITION OF THE LAWS OF NATURE According to the Principles and Method Laid Down in the Reverend Dr Cumberland's Latin Treatise on That Subject

By: Tyrrell, James]

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Richard Baldwin, Near the Oxford Arms in Warwick Lane, 1692

Edition: 1st edition, 1st state


iv [blank], ii [Imprimatur leaf before the title-page], xviii Epistle dedicatory to Richard, Lord Bishop of Peterborough, lviii Preface, ii To the Bookseller, xiv Contents, 1-396pp, [x pp blank]. No errata leaf and no adverts at the rear. Original full calf multi-tonal TRIPLE PANELLED BINDING with decorative corners. Inner panels have an attractive tooled border. Spine lacking some pieces but a tight and firm binding. Based upon the Latin text of Rev. Dr Cumberlands Jame... View more info

A CLASSICAL DICTIONARY: containing A Copious Account of all the Prooper Names mentioned in Ancient History with The Values of Coins, Weights and Measures,

By: Lempriere, J.,

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, T.Cadell, in the Strand, 1823

Edition: 12 edition


xxxiii, 847, [1]pp, 13 tables, orig. boards, lacks paper label (fragment left), one section not sewn in, a few neat faded lib. stamps, binding grubby and worn but contents v.g. Dedicated to William Carey, Lord Bishop of Exeter. View more info

A COLLECTION OF HYMNS FOR THE USE OF PEOPLE CALLED METHODISTS with a Supplement

By: Wesley, Rev. John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Mason, 14 City-Road, 1850

Edition: a new edition


NDc1850's. 734pp. Frontis. portrait. Orig. pub. 1779. A new edition with the original preface dated 1779 present. Pub. full calf, rubbed. View more info

A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE Contain'd in the Old and New Testament:in which are inserted the occurrences that happen'd during the space of about four hundred years, from the days of the prophet Malachi to ......Vols 1&2 [of 3]

By: Howel, Laurence

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Eliz. Nutts, 1718

Edition: Third edition corrected


xxiv [ii], 348, index; 310, index. 'adorn'd with above 150 cuts, engraven by J. Sturt.' Lacks Vol. 3 entitled: 'A compleat history of the Holy Gospel.' 150 full-page copper engraving in fine condition. A rare set. View more info

A Conversation on Mines, Etc. Between a Father and Son: To Which Are Added

By: Hopton, William

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Manchester, Abel Heywood and Son, 1865

Edition: Second Edition


174, [ii] pp. Folding plate of instruments [minor fold splits]. Fourth thousand. Originally pub. 1864. Orig. brown cloth with gilt tiles. Embossed brown cloth. View more info

A DICTIONARY OF CHEMISTRY Containing the Theory and Practice of that Science Vol. II only

By: Macquer, Pierre Joseph

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and P. Elmsly et al., 1771

Edition: 1st English Edition


Vol II [of 2] only. 441-880pp. Original full calf with morocco labels, raised bands, worn and chipped to the front board. The dictionary from NIT to the end. 2 engraved plates and a table of chemical symbols as called for. Half-title and tile pages both present.The binders instructions call for 2 plates only at the rear of volume 2. 'With full explanations of the qualities and modes of acting of chemical remedies, and the fundamental principles of the arts, trades, and... View more info

A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significantions by the examples from the best writers to which are perfixed. A History of the Languages and An English Grammar. .

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: £1,450.00

Publisher: London, T.T. & J. Tegg, 73 Cheapside, 1833


2 VOLUMES COMPLETE. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. 1029; 1084pp. Full grain patterned brown calf. gilt titles within raised bands. Simple black embossed borders to the boards. All edges marbled with matching end-papers. SOME RUBBING TO THE EXTREMITIES. A handsome set in early binding with no wear or inscriptions. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS View more info

A DISCOURSE OF EPISCOPACY SACRILEGE BY WAY OF LETTER,

By: Steward, Richard D.D.,

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Thomas Dring, 1683

Edition: 1st edition


36 pp., Small quarto, sewn, no covers. Richard Steward was Clerk of the Closet To King Charles the First. View more info

A FEW WORDS TO THE WORKING CLASSES OF GREAT BRITAIN Particularly applicable to the present state of their affairs and shewing the only means of Bettering their Condition

By: A Labouring Man

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Hicklin and Co., Journal Office, 1833

Edition: 1st Edition


21pp. No inscriptions, wear or marks. A trifle foxed. Very good copy of a rare political tract. 2 copies traced only. 21.5cms. Printed title-page. Dis-bound from a nonce volume View more info

A Journey from Time to Eternity: seriously recommended to all who call themselves Christians

By: Russell, Rev. Hugh

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Nottingham, C. Sutton for the Flying Stationera, 1800

Edition: Original issue


8pp on a sing uncut sheet. Full title-page with lyre and horn block decoration.. Printed on grey wove paper. 'and who desire the salvation of their immortal souls; showing, by scripture truths, the way to attain everlasting life'.A very fine copy of a scarce Chapbook with no 7 in tiny print at the foot of the title-page. Date uncertain but between 1800 and 1812. View more info

A LECTURE delivered on the fourteenth and twenty-second of January, 1833, on the opening of the Sheffield Mechanics' Institution

By: Allin, Rev. Thomas

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Westley and Davis, Westley and Davis ; W. Shuttleworth, Methodist New Connexion Book-Room, 1833

Edition: second Edition


32pp. Printed title-page. Dis-bound from a nonce volume. No inscriptions, wear or marks. Very good copy of a rare political tract. No copies traced. No wrappers. 21.5cms. FULL TITLE: Mechanics' Institutions, and the universal diffusion of general knowledge defended on Christian principles : A LECTURE delivered on the fourteenth and twenty-second of January, 1833, on the opening of the Sheffield Mechanics' Institution View more info

A LECTURE ON THE EVILS OF CHURCH ESTABLISHMENTS AND PARTICULARLY THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND Delivered at Bank Street Chapel, Bolton on Sunday Evening, May 19th 1832

By: Baker, Franklin

Price: £135.00

Publisher: London, Sherwood and Co. Etc, 1832

Edition: 2nd edition


16pp. Printed title-page. Dis-bound copy from a nonce volume. RARE ITEM [Copac 3 copies only]. Baker [1800-1867] was an English Unitarian Ministerat Bank Street Chapel in Bolton for forty years. Author in 1854 of The Rise and Progress of Nonconformity in Bolton: A Historical Sketch of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters View more info

A LETTER FROM ISAAC TOMKINS, Gent. Author of the THOUGHTS UOPN THE ARISTOCRACY FROM PETER JENKINS

By: Jenkins, Peter

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Henry Hooper, 13 Pall Mall East, 1835

Edition: Seventh Edition


16pp. Printed title-page. Dis-bound copy from a nonce volume. The seventh edition with postscript. A rare pamphlet. Peter Jenkins and Isaac Tompkins are both pseudonyms of Henry Brougham. [Henry Brougham Baron Brougham Vaux 1778-1868]. 32cms. View more info

A LETTER TO JOHN WILKINSON ON SOME STATEMENTS Contained in His Letter of Resignation of Membership in the Religious Society of Friends

By: Tuke, Samuel

Price: £285.00

Publisher: London, Darton and Harvey, Gracechurch Street, 1836

Edition: 1st Edition


53pp. Tuke, Samuel, 1784-1857.The rare first edition with 'John' not 'J' in the title-page. A rare item which ran to 4 editions but only 33 copies recorded in WorldCat of all editions. Nice contemporary presentation signature but difficult to decode [not from the author] View more info