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John Cary Engraver, Map, Chart And Print Seller And Globe Maker 1754-1835
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John Cary Engraver, Map, Chart And Print Seller And Globe Maker 1754-1835

By Fordham, Herbert George Sir 1854-1929.

United States: Martino Publishing, 2001. A bibliography of the works of John Cary, Engraver, Map, Chart and Print Seller and Globe Maker,etc. A facsimilie of the Cambridge University issue of 1925. xxxiv, 139 p. : ill. A nice, tight and clean copy. [ Location: Landing Case ]. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.38

List and index to the proceedings in Star Chamber for the reign of James I (1603-1625), in the Public Record Office, London, class STAC8 [ 3 Volume Set ]
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List and index to the proceedings in Star Chamber for the reign of James I (1603-1625), in the Public Record Office, London, class STAC8 [ 3 Volume Set ]

By Barnes, Thomas Garden.; England. Court of Star Chamber.

Chicago: The Foundation , 1975. This series contains pleadings and proofs in equity heard in the Court of Star Chamber during the reign of James I. Some proceedings from both earlier and later periods are also included. The records in this series preserve evidence of more than 8,200 actions, of which only a tiny proportion were brought directly on behalf of the Crown. Star Chamber under James I was a criminal court. But although the court would not try title, the underlying motive behind about four-fifths of the suits brought between 1603 and 1625 turned on real or personal property. The corollary to this is that the nature of the alleged offences needs to some extent to be set at a discount: allegations of conspiracy and riot, for example, were often designed to bring an essentially civil matter within the court's jurisdiction. Despite this, individual case files contain a wealth of biographical, topographical and social information on a wide range of topics. More than one crime could be, and frequently was, alleged. These included sedition and subversion directed against King, Church or state; offences against religion, including fighting in church, sorcery, and the unlawful exhumation or burial of bodies; malfeasance and malpractice by any sworn officer, by lawyers, and other officials of the courts; wilful contempt of proclamations; fraud, perjury, forgery of documents, including deeds and in testamentary actions; maintenance, champerty, embracery, and conspiracy to indict; contempt of court and of court process; vexatious litigation; and subornation, that is, bribery of an official. Enclosure, with consequent decay of tillage or interruption of common and customary rights; tithe disputes; and unlawful hunting continued to provide Star Chamber matter in this, as in earlier, periods. Violent crimes both real and alleged included riot, rescue and escape, assault, destruction of property, and abduction. Trade offences and economic crimes included deceit, embezzlement, forstalling and engrossing of goods. Records and procedure in Star Chamber under James I were essentially those that had operated since the latter years of Henry VIII.Compiled and edited by Thomas G. Barnes and the staff of the Legal History Project, American Bar Foundation. A firm, clean set. [ Location: BR2 ]. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$98.56

Sir Robert Filmer and English political thought
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Sir Robert Filmer and English political thought

By Daly, James 1932-

Toronto ; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1979. Contribution to Political science. xiv, 212 p. ; 24 cm. Bibliography: p. [199]-208. Includes index. A fine crisp copy. Free of any inscriptions. [ Location: Landing Case ]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/None Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.90

Ayrshire : its history and historic Families [ 2 Volumes ]
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Ayrshire : its history and historic Families [ 2 Volumes ]

By Robertson, William 1848-1924.

Kilmarnock & Ayr : Dunlop & Drennan, "Standard" Office ; Stephen & Pollock, 1908. A neat, clean and square set. In matching red cloth , gilt titles to spines, light rubs to extremities. p.385, p.414, [i]. [ Location: Landing Case ]. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$43.81

The rise and fall of Anne Boleyn : family politics at the court of Henry VIII
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The rise and fall of Anne Boleyn : family politics at the court of Henry VIII

By Warnicke, Retha M. (Retha Marvine) 1939-

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989. A study of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second queen, which looks at a series of long-standing and fundamental convictions about her personality and fate. It analyzes her life within the framework of social and religious values, including family loyalty and honour. Contents: Boleyn Origins; Family Alliances; Henry's Challenge; Papal Response; Anne's Turn; Queen's Patronage; Harem Politics; Sexual Heresy; Royal Legacy. A nice firm, square and tight copy, in a very pleasant complet Jacket. Bibliography: p. 254-311. xi, 326 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., facsims., ports. ; 22 cm. Index. [Location: BR1/1]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.86

A bibliography of Norfolk history.
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A bibliography of Norfolk history.

By Darroch, Elizabeth (ed)

Norwich: University of East Anglia, 1975. 'The Centre of East Anglian Studies is a joint venture between the region and the university, and so, appropriately is the Ketton-Cremer bibliography'. - Preface. xviii,447p, 24cm. Index. Sturdy copy, spine faded. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.14

The art of Beatrix Potter
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The art of Beatrix Potter

By Potter, Beatrix 1866-1943.

London: Frederick Warne & Co, 1972. Revised Edition: With an appreciation by Anne Carroll Moore and notes to each section by Enid and Leslie Linder; direct reproductions of Beatrix Potter's preliminary studies and finished drawings, selected and arranged by L. Linder and W.A. Herring. A beautiful copy, in an equally nice dust jacket. This copy also has the Ornate Slip Box which sets this copy apart. The Beatrix Potter books: pp. 401-406. xxvi, 406 p. : plate, port. ; 24 cm. [ FP1 ]. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$40.52

A guide to Trollope
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A guide to Trollope

By Gerould, James Thayer 1872-; the Trollope Society

London: The Trollope Society by arrangement with Princeton University Press, 1988. Reprint. Originally published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1948. "Major works relating to Trollope": p. xvi-xvii. Copyright renewed by Princeton in 1976, but this issue is 1988. A beautiful unread/unused copy. SERIES: Princeton legacy library. xxv, 256 p. : maps, plans ; 23 cm. [ Location: BR1/4 ] . Hard Cover. Fine+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$8.76

A Bibliography of the Works of Rudyard Kipling (1881 - 1921) [ Limited Edition 122/450 Copies ].
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A Bibliography of the Works of Rudyard Kipling (1881 - 1921) [ Limited Edition 122/450 Copies ].

By Martindell, E. W. (Ernest Walter)

London: Bookman's Journal, 1922. Limited Edition 122/450 Copies: The first substantial bibliography of Kipling. 111 pages. Frontispiece and 9 facsimiles. BOOK: a clean and square copy, only with brown spotting to prelims, includes a letter from E.P. Dutton & Co, which refers to Auction Prices at the time (1925); also paper cutting loosely laid in. A nice copy. [ Location: BR2 / 1 ]. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.86

Index of Printers, Publishers and Booksellers in A.w. Pollard and G. R. Redgrave a Short Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland & Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad 1475-1640
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Index of Printers, Publishers and Booksellers in A.w. Pollard and G. R. Redgrave a Short Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland & Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad 1475-1640

By Morrison, Blake

Charlottesville, Virginia: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1950. Together with typed Addenda and Corrigenda laid in. Bound from the original wrappers. Neatly securing this valuable reference work. Leather edges a bit rubbed. Fine internally. Size: 4to [ Location : Br1 ]. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$13.14