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Survey of royal revenue, 1552

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Foliated in pencil; manuscript occupies leaves [6r] through [53r].
Incipit: The certificate of Thomas Lord Darcy of Chiche ...
Dates conjectured by booksellers based on watermark evidence.
Manuscript fair copy of the Royal Revenue Survey,…

The landscape : a didactic poem. In three books. Addressed to Uvedale Price, esq. / by R.P. Knight.

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Illustrations drawn by T. Hearne and etched by B.T. Pouncy. Library's copy lacks half-title; small strip, with insciption of Miss Williams, torn away from upper margin of title-page. Bound with: Hodges, William. Travels in India, during the years…

Memoirs of several ladies of Great Britain

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Originally published in 1752 with title: Memoirs of several ladies of Great Britain. The final four leaves consist of an index. Extra illustrated with 134 portrait leaves (1 folded); 8 blank leaves with manuscript notes; annotations. Prints bear…

The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself.

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Title page vignette of Strawberry Hill in black line border.Dedication signed: Horace Walpole.Originally issued with folded pedigree, which followed the Advertisement, pp.[9-10]; this pedigree was found to contain errors, and was corrected in some…

A Survey of London

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From title page of volume 1: The survey and history brought down to the present time by careful hands. Illustrated with exact maps of the city and suburbs, and all of the wards; and like-wise, of the out-parishes of London and Westminster, and the…

The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury plain, restored

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Printer suggested by colophon to the collection.
Title in red and black within line border; head and tail pieces; initials.
The frontpiece is a portrait of Inigo Jones, from a painting by Van Dyck.
Each of the three parts has special title page…

The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England

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Ordinary paper issue.

With a half-title.

In this edition, l.14 of v.1 titlepage reads: "Counsellor".

The third preliminary leaf in v.1 contains a royal privilege, dated 24 June 1703, for the publication of v.2-3; it is from the same setting…

A Forced Loan Receipt from the Commune d'Anvers

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Part Transcription: "Départment d'[blank]. Commune d'[blank]. Emprunt Forcé de l'an 4. Récépissé. ... Fait à [blank] le [blank] an 4e. [a 6 has been written on top of the 4] de la République française, une et indivisible. [blank] Percepteur de la…