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The history of the royal family, or, A succint account of the marriages and issue of all the kings and queens of England, from the conquest

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Dedication signed: Tho. Walker.
With an advertisement leaf following the preface and an index.
Some copies have a leaf signed E3 extra to the register inserted after pp. 53-54, repeating the page numbers; catchwords are correct for this leaf.

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…

A Concise History of England

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Vols. 1-3 lack imprint date; preface dated Aug. 10, 1775; Imprints in vols. 2-4 read: "Printed by R. Hawes, (no. 40) the Corner of Dorset-Street, Crispin-Street, Spitalfields"; Includes index in v.4

Thomæ de Elmham Vita & gesta Henrici Quinti, Anglorum Regis

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An advertisement for this work was issued by Tho. Hearne: 'Advertisement. Just printed in octavo ...' [1728]--cf. ESTC; Tailpieces, headpieces, initials; Signatures: a-e⁴, f², A-3G⁴, 3H²;
Page 283 incorrectly numbered 183; Title within double line…

An universal history, from the earliest account of time

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Second edition of the "antient part"; 1st edition, 1736-44.
Vols. 1-12, 1747; v. 13-20, 1748; v. 21, 1754; Articles by George Sale, George Psalmanazar, Archibald Bower, George Shelvocke, John Campbell, John Swinton, and others. Cf. Brit. Mus.…