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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…

Annales rerum anglicarum et hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha

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Guilielmo Camdeno authore. Text within line border; initials; head and tail pieces.Running title: Elizabetha Angliae Regina.Includes index. Queen's University copy is missing first 2 blank leaves and final errata leaf.A2 is misprinted A3.B1 is a…

David Persecuted

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Title within ornamental border; text within line border ; head-piece; initial. Engraved frontipiece portrait of Charles I as King David has imprint date of 1648; signed: W. Marshall Sculpsit Signatures: A-G. Leaf G4 missigned Gg4 Running title reads:…

A new and complete history of England, from the first settlement of Brutus, upwards of one thousand years before Julius Caesar, to the year 1793

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Includes a list of subscribers.

The plates are dated from 1791-1794.

Plates marked: "Engraved for Ashburton's History of England ... published by W. & J. Stratford", and dated from 1791-1793.

Frontispiece signed: "Dayes delin: Grainger…

Tuttle's popular history of the Dominion of Canada

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Added t.-p.: An illustrated history of the Dominion, 1535-1876.

Vol.2 has title: The comprehensive history of the Dominion of Canada ... From the confederation of 1867 to the close of 1878. Montreal, Bigney, 1879.

The parochial history and antiquities of Stockton upon Tees

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Includes index.

Errata, page 178.

Title-vignette and tail piece; both by Thomas Bewick, according to Hugo, The Bewick collector, no. 91.

Plates: P.1: A view of the principal street of Stockton in the county of Durham, taken from the end of…

The history of philosophy

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Published in 19 parts.

Pagination is irregular.

'The history of the Chaldaick philosophy' (pts. 14-19) has separate dated title page, with imprint "printed for A. and J. Churchill", and separate pagination.

Includes index.

Portrait of…

Fabyan's chronicle

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Title within woodcut border with printer's initials. Cf. McKerrow & Ferguson, no. 20.

Special title page for volume 2: The seconde volume of Fabyans cronycle conteynyng the cronycles of Englande and of Fraunce, from the begynnyng of the reygne of…

The tragedies, gathered by Ihon Bochas, of all such princes as fell from theyr estates throughe the mutability of fortune since the creacion of Adam, vntil his time

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A verse translation of: Boccaccio, Giovanni. De casibus illustrium virorum.

Publication date conjectured by STC.

The eighth book begins new foliation on 2A1.

The last leaf, usually lacking, bears the title page to "A memorial of suche…