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1 ABRAHAM, a Sancta Clara - ALEXANDER, a Latere Christi Abrahamisches Bescheid-Essen soll man wohl nicht vergessen : er hat es hinterlassen, mir gfallt es ueber d. Massen, wer nicht will glauben diss, steckBrillen auf u. liss; so wird er finden, daß es keine gewaermte Speisen, so ndern recht safftige Bißlein
Johann Paul Krauß, Wienn und Brünn, 1737, 
ABRAHAM, a Sancta Clara - ALEXANDER, a Latere Christi. Abrahamisches Bescheid-Essen soll man wohl nicht vergessen : er hat es hinterlassen, mir gfalltes ueber d. Massen, wer nicht will glauben diss, steck Brillen auf u. liss ; so wird er finden, daß es keine gewaermte Speisen, sondern recht safftigeBisslein u. wolgeschmacke Uberwuehrlein, aus d. Zehr-Gaden d. Jenigen, wel cher mit seinen Tractament einiger hierin begriffenen Concepten vor kayserl. Maj. beliebt hat aufziehen doerffen [...]. Wienn und Brünn : Johann Paul Kraß, 1737. Pp (22),1-505,(37). 8vo, brown half calf, brown paper covered boards. Text in Fraktur. Abraham a Sancta Clara (July 2, 1644 – December 1, 1709), Austrian divine and Augistinian monk, was born at Kreenheinstetten, near Messkirch. Repaired with a new spine, a few pages and endpapers mended, original boards overlaid with new paper decorated to match, old 18th c. penned names and inscription, browning to some pages, else a very good, solid copy. 500.00

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2 Acts of Parliament] Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged...
Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, London, 1746, 
[Acts of Parliament]. An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties nowpayable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for cha rging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnishedwith one complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth . [cover adds: A nno Regni Georgii II. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberinae, Decimo Nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the First Day ofDecember, Anno Dom. 1741, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovere ign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Seventeenth Day of October, 1745, being the Fifth Session of this present Parliament]. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett, 1746. Pp. (2)<455-462. Tall 8vo, disbound wraps. An act issued in order to stimulate domestic sail cloth production and usage aboard English ships. P. 461 includes information on sail cloth manufacture and sale in the North American colonies. Occasional light foxing, else vg. 75.00

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Essay on Electricity, explaining The Theory and Practice of that useful Science; and the mode of applying it to Medical Purposes. With an Essay on Magnetism. The Second Edition., ADAMS, George
3 ADAMS, George Essay on Electricity, explaining The Theory and Practice of that useful Science; and the mode of applying it to Medical Purposes. With an Essay on Magnetism. The Second Edition.
1785, 1785 
ADAMS, George. An Essay on Electricity, explaining The Theory and Practice of that useful Science; and the mode of applying it to Medical Purposes. With an Essay on Magnetism. The Second Edition. Corrected and Considerably Enlarged. London: Printed at the Logographic Press for the Author, 1785. 8vo.(9" x 5 3/4"), engraved frontispiece, plates. Pp. [2 leaves], [v] - x, [1] - 476, [8 leaves] (index plus five page catalogue of instruments) followed by 7 p lates (6 folding). Original paper-covered boards.

Contents:
Of Electricity in general; Of the electrical machine, with directions for exciting it;
The properties of electric attraction and repulsion illustrated by experiments with light bodies;
Entertaining experiments by the attraction and repulsion of light bodies, with some remarks on electrical attraction;
Of the electrical sparks;
Of the electrified points;
Of the Leyden phial;
Of the electrical battery, and the lateral explosion of charged jars;
Of the influence of pointed conductors for buildings;
To charge a plate of air;
Of the electrophorus;
Of atmospherical electricity;
Of the diffusion and subdivision of fluids by electricity;
Of the electric light in vacuo;
Of medical electricity;
Miscellaneous experiments and observations;
An essay on magnetism.

George Adams the younger (1750–1795) was an English optician and writer. He was mathematical instrument maker to George III of England, succeeding his father George Adams in the post. He also made globes.
At end of the present edition is a catalogue (with prices) 'of Mathematical and Philosophical Instruments, Made and Sold by George Adams...'

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4 ADDISON, Joseph Sir Roger de Coverley : Papers from The Spectator. With Introduction and Notes.
T.C. Allan & Co., Halifax, N.S., 1898, 
ADDISON, Joseph. Sir Roger de Coverley : Papers from The Spectator. With Introduction and Notes. Halifax, N.S.: T.C. Allan & Co., (1898). Pp (2),[i]-x,[1]-67,(1). Small 8vo, pale blue printed card covers. Sir Roger de Coverley was the name of a character in The Spectator (1711). An English squire ofQueen Anne's reign, Sir Roger exemplified the values of an old country gen tleman, and was portrayed as lovable but somewhat ridiculous ('rather beloved than esteemed', making his Tory politics seem harmless but silly. Contents : Sir Roger; Sir Roger at Home; Sir Roger and Will Wimble; Sir Roger andGhosts; Sir Roger at Church; Sir Roger and the Hunt; Sir Roger and the Wit ches; Sir Roger at the Assizes; Sir Roger and Party Strife; Sir Roger and the Gipsies; Sir Roger in Town; Sir Roger in Westminster Abbey; Sir Roger atthe Play; Sir Roger's Visit to Spring Gardens; Death of Sir Roger. Rubbed and edgeworn, browned and smudged, waterstain to fore-edge, penned and pencilled names, else good. As is. 12.00

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5 ALLAN, Peter John. CHRISTMAS, Henry, ed. Poetical Remains of Peter John Allan, Esq., Late of Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a Short Biographical Notice. First Edition. in original cloth
Smith, Elder, & Co, London, 1853, 
ALLAN, Peter John. The Poetical Remains of Peter John Allan, Esq., Late of Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a Short Biographical Notice. Edited by theRev. Henry Christmas. London : Smith, Elder, & Co., MDCCCLIII [1853]. Firs t Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiv,[1]-171,(1). 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. TPL 5364. "Peter John Allan (June 6, 1825 – October 21, 1848) was a Canadian poet. Peter John Allan was born in York, England, the third son of Dr. Colin Allan and Jane Gibbon. Peter John Allan's father was Chief Medical Officer at Halifax before moving to Fredericton in 1836 upon his retirement. Growing up in Fredericton, Peter John briefly attended King's College but left before completing his degree. He then turned to the study of law. About the same time, he began to publish his compositions in the New Brunswick Reporter and Fredericton Advertiser, a local newspaper published by James Hogg. Allan began to plan the publication of a volume of poetry. He solicited enough subscriptions to underwrite the cost of publication and had completed the manuscript when he died suddenly in 1848 at Fredericton, following a brief illness. His poems were posthumously published in London in the summer of 1853 by his brother, and entitled The Poetical Remainsof Peter John Allan. Influenced by the aesthetic concepts of the Romantic poets and especially by the style and versification of Lord Byron, Allan was able in his most effective poetry to break away from the moralistic attitudes and sentimental tone that had prevailed in locally written verse sincethe end of the 18th century. Allan was excited by the potential of man's i magination, by the range of experience that imagination offered to human consciousness, and by the relationship between the natural world and ideal reality, which only the imagination opened to human awareness. In his best poems, Allan used this intense sensitivity to ideal reality to control the rush of emotion he felt when confronted with the sensual beauty of nature. This control gave an intellectual toughness to his verse that was missing in the verses of contemporary Maritime poets such as Joseph Howe and Mary JaneKatzmann, who approached nature poetry by way of sentimentalism. The new n ote struck by Allan's verse was probably noticed by few. It had an immediate if muted effect on James Hogg's poetry, but it was not until the early verses of Charles G.D. Roberts and Bliss Carman that once again intellectual perception and emotional sensitivity were to be found in so subtle a balance in the poetry of Maritime Canada." - from wikipedia. Spine rebacked, binding repaired, cloth waterstained and soiled, some foxing and soiling to some leaves, gift inscription dated 1858, else very good. 400.00

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6 Almanac Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. 1761 The Tenth Edition.
Printed for T. Jefferys, London, 1760, 
(Almanac). A Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for T. Jefferys, [...], [1760]. Pp (4),[1]-25,(1),1-185,(1). Ill ustrated with 25 pages of Coats of Arms. Small 8vo, full brown calf. Of nautical interest : IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of allthe Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respe ctive Commissions, and the Pay of every Man on board (pp 129-151). Containing, I. Correct Lists of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places under the Government, Family Connections, and Places of residence. II. Lists of the Great Officers of State, Officers of the Household of his Majesty, D. Of York, the Princess Dowager, the Duke, &c. III. Officers belonging to all the public Offices in England, with their Business and Salaries; a copious List of the Army, the Field Officers, with their Pay, and where stationed. IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of all the Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respective Commissions, and the Pay of every Manon board. V. The trading Companies, Hospitals and Charities, with an Accou nt of their first Institutions. Also, The Establishment of Scotland : Peers, Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges, and Commissioners. The Establishment of Ireland : Peers and Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges and Commissioners. With the Arms of all the Peers of Great Britain andIreland, not to be met with in any other Book of this Kind. To which is ad ded, A Map of the Coast and Rivers of France, neatly engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to his Majesty. Heavy wear to calf, covers detached, foxed, LACKING MAP, penned name and numbers, else good only. As is. 100.00

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7 ALYLUIA, Jeanne, Pierre R. BEAUDET, and Jane E. HARRIS BEAUDET, Pierre R. HARRIS, Jane E. History and Archaeology, number 45 Eighteenth-Century Container Glass from the Roma Site, Prince Edward Island[and] Bottle Glass from a Privy at Fort George Military Reserve, Ontario [ and] Glassware Excavated from Fort Anne, Nova Scotia
National Parks and Historic Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Environment Canada, Hull, 1981, ISBN:0660107341 
ALYLUIA, Jeanne, Pierre R. BEAUDET, and Jane E. HARRIS. Eighteenth-Century Container Glass from the Roma Site, Prince Edward Island [and] Bottle Glassfrom a Privy at Fort George Military Reserve, Ontario [and] Glassware Exca vated from Fort Anne, Nova Scotia. (Hull, Quebec): National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Environment Canada, 1981. Pp. (2),[3]-206,(2). Illustrated in black and white. 4to, brown card covers with orange lettering to front and spine. History and Archaeology, number 45. Alyluia's "Eighteenth-Century Container Glass" (pp. 3-82): "The 18th-century container glass from the Roma site has been divided into three main categories: [...] 1. utilitarian blue-green containers of the wood-burning tradition, 2. darkgreen liquor bottles of the French coal-burning tradition and 3. 'black' g lass liquor bottles of the English coal-burning tradition." - from the abstract. Beaudet's "Bottle Glass from a Privy" (pp. 83-122): "Sixty significant bottle glass artifacts were excavated from the large privy constructed in1835 at the rear of the commandant's quarters at Fort George Military Rese rve. They included numerous types of liquor bottles, egg-shaped soft drink bottles, oil and sauce containers, medicine vials and panelled rectangular bottles." - from the abstract. Harris's "Glassware Excavated from Fort Anne" (pp. 123-203): "The archaeological work at Fort Anne, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, from 1962 to 1969 returned approximately 300 identifiable fragments of glassware. These fragments were mainly liquor bottles, but also included food storage bottles, medicine bottles and tableware dating from the late 17th to the early 20th century." - from the abstract. Covers rubbed, spine creasing, else good. 50.00

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8 American Neptune GALLAGHER, Mary A. Y. JOHNSON, Robert Erwin LIAPUNOVA, Roza G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 3, Summer 1997
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 3, Summer 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),200-292. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Charting a New Course for the China Trade: The Late Eighteenth Century American Model (by Mary A. Y. Gallagher, pp 201-218); Aleut Baidarkas (by Roza G. Liapunova. Translated by Jerry Shelest, pp 219-228); “A Sad Tale That Must Be Told”: Madeleine Curtis Mixter's Account of the Loss of the Ville du Havre (by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., pp 229-236); Six Months with the Seventh Fleet (by Robert Erwin Johnson, pp 237-251);Lord Sandwich, Lord Orford, and Whittlesey Mere, 1774 (by H.J.K. Jenkins, pp 253-256); The USS Constitution: A Design Confirmed (by Tyrone G. Martin,pp 257-266); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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9 ANDERSON, J. MOORE, John Spanish Campaign of Sir John Moore. Second Edition
R. J. Leach & Co., London, 1990, ISBN:1873050011 
ANDERSON, J. Spanish Campaign of Sir John Moore. (London : R. J. Leach & Co., 1990). Second Edition. Pp (3),6-58,(2). Folding Map in pouch and anotherin text. 8vo, white card covers, lettered in red, with a blank spine. Firs t published by Hugh Rees Ltd. in 1905. "Lieutenant General Sir John Moore (1761-1809). The son of a Glasgow Doctor. Was commissioned in 1776. Served the American Revolution and became an M.P. in 1784. Introduced the idea of light infantry training in the British Army. Went to Portugal in 1808." (from the back cover). Contents : List of Dates. Campaign from the Convention of Cintra, August 30th, 1808, to the Embarkation, January 18th, 1809. 1. French and Spanish Armies on the Ebro River. 2. Appearance of Napleon and Fallof Madrid. 3. The March on Salamanca. 4. Moore's Four Plans. 5. The "Race to Benevente." 6. Pursuit by Marshal Soult. 7. The Battle of Corunna. 8. Minor Operations. 9. Comments on the Strategy of the Campaign. Very good. 50.00

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10 ANDERSON, M. S. Historians and Eighteenth Century Europe 1715-1789. First Edition in dustjacket
Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979, ISBN:0198225482 
ANDERSON, M. S. Historians and Eighteenth Century Europe 1715-1789. Òxford : Clarendon Press, 1979. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-251,(1). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This book surveys the development, over the last two centuries or more, of historians' ideas and views about the most important issues in the history of eighteenth-century Europe.Some aspects of that history have aroused violent and prolonged controvers y which is still active today. Was the great French Revolution in some way immanent in the structure of the Old Regime in France and thus inevitable? Or was that structure fundamentally healthy and brought down in revolution only by the malice of dissident groups or by mere ill-luck? Was the Enlightenment a great movement of intellectual and therefore ot social and political liberation, or a destructive assault on the bonds which held states and societies together? These questions bit'terly divided contemporary observers: they still divide historians today. The character and achievement of thegreat 'Enlightened Despots' of the period and the origins of the Industria l Revolution in Britain are other controversial issues which bulk iarge in the book. In each case, on the basis of a wide-ranging survey of writing infive languages, the development of historians' thinking is analysed. The i nfluence on that thinking of the social, political and intellectual environment in which individual scholars worked, and the importance of deweloping ideas about the nature and scope of history in general, are stressed." (from the dj). Contents : Preface. I. The Old Regime in France : Early Works: from the Eighteenth Century to the July Monarchy; Romantics and Ideologues: from Michelet to Taine; The Old Historiography at its Zenith; The Last Forty Years: Quantification, Regional Studies, Mentalites. II. The Enlightenment : Traditional Views: an Age of Reason and Freedom or one of merely destructive Criticism?; Voltaire and Rousseau: the Historiography of Two Thinkers; A New Departure or an Outgrowth of the Past ?; The Triumph of the Bourgeois Spirit ?; The Streak of Irrationalism; Widening Views. III. Monarchs andDespots : Thee Idea of Enlightened Despotism; Prussia: Frederick the Great ; Russia: Catherine the Great; The Habsburg Empire: Maria Theresa and Joseph II. IV. Great Britain: Industry and Parliamentary Government : The Origins of the Industrial Revolution; King, Parliament, and Parties: the Problem of the First Years of George III. Conclusion. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years  : 1758 to 1808, Annual Register BURKE, Edmund
11 Annual Register BURKE, Edmund Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years : 1758 to 1808
Dodsley and others, London, 1758, 
Annual Register . Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks / Politics and Literature for the Year. London
The Annual Register (originally subtitled "A View of the History, Politicks and Literature of the Year ... ") is a long-established reference work, written and published each year, which records and analyses the year’s major events, developments and trends throughout the world.
It was first written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke. This collection contains much on the wars and revolutions of the eighteenth century, as well as chronicling development in most spheres of endeavour.
"The Annual Register was created in 1758 by the publishers James and Robert Dodsley. On 24 April 1758 the Dodsley brothers signed a contract with Edmund Burke (1729–97) to write and edit the material for The Annual Register, which was conceived as an annual publication which would review the history, politics and literature of the day.
Born in Ireland, Burke had trained as a lawyer before abandoning this field and turning to writing. He was an up-and-coming member of the intelligentsia and had already written several notable works, published by Dodsley. According to his contract with Dodsley, Burke was paid £100 per annum as editor of The Annual Register. In its original form, The Annual Register comprised a long historical essay on the “History of the Present War” (the Seven Years' War 1756–63), a Chronology, which gave an account of interesting and noteworthy events in Britain over the previous year, and a collection of “State Papers”, a miscellany of primary source material which included official documents, speeches,letters and accounts. In his preface to the 1758 volume Burke noted the difficulties he had faced in writing the history section of the book. Taking the “broken and unconnected materials” and creating from them “one connected narrative” had been, he commented, “a work of more labour than may at first appear”. Nevertheless, his perseverance and skill as an historian meant that by the time of its publication the first volume of The Annual Register contained a unique, contemporaneous account of the war, analysing its origins and development with a perspective not readily available at the time in newspapers or magazines. As a result the book sold widely, with the first volume going through five editions in its first 10 years. Given the conventions of the day, within which journalism was seen as a disreputable profession for a gentleman, Burke was publicly reticent about his connection with The Annual Register. However, his biographers are in agreement that Burke wrote and edited the book single-handedly until 1765 when he entered Parliament. From this time Thomas English was closely involved in writing the book and is regarded by some authorities as having taken over the editorship from Burke in that year. Scholars are divided on the question of Burke’s association with the book thereafter, although many suggest that he continued to contribute to the history section and that he played a significant role in overseeing The Annual Register’s compilation until the 1790s, even though much of the editorial work by this stage was being done by others."

See William B. Todd's A Bibliography of Edmund Burke, (2nd ed., 1982) pp.45-68, for Burke’s involvement with the Annual Register.

1. [...] for the Year 1758.Second Edition, 1761.
2. [...] for the Year 1759. Fifth Edition, 1769.
3. [...] for the Year 1760. Fourth Edition, 1767.
4. [...] for the Year 1761. Third Edition, 1772.
5. [...] for the Year 1762. Second Edition, 1766.

6. [...] for the Year 1763. Third Edition, 1768. Has four folding maps including "New Map of the British Dominions in North America" by Kitchin. The first map showing Canada and Florida as parts of the British Empire.

7. [...] for the Year 1764. First Edition, 1765.
8. [...] for the Year 1765. First Edition, 1766.
9. [...] for the Year 1766. Second Edition, 1772.
10. [...] for the Year 1767. Second Edition, 1772.
11. [...] for the Year 1768. First Edition, 1768.
12. [...] for the Year 1769. First Edition, 1770.
13. [...] for the Year 1770. First Edition, 1771.
14. [...] for the Year 1771. First Edition, 1772.
15. [...] for the Year 1772. Third Edition, 1780.
16. [...] for the Year 1773. Third Edition, 1780.
17. [...] for the Year 1774. Second Edition, 1778.
18. [...] for the Year 1775. Third Edition, 1780.

19. [...] for the Year 1776. First Edition, 1777. Importantly this volume of the Annual Register is a first edition as the American Declaration of Independence appears here on pp.261-270, said to be its earliest printing in book form. It is in a section on State Papers, headed "Reasons assigned by the Continental Congress, for the North-American Colonies and Provinces withdrawing their allegiance to the King of Great-Britain."

20. [...] for the Year 1777. Fifth Edition, 1805.
21. [...] for the Year 1778. Third Edition, 1786.
22. [...] for the Year 1779. Fourth Edition, 1802.
23. [...] for the Year 1780. First Edition, 1781.
24. [...] for the Year 1781. Third Edition, 1800.
25. [...] for the Year 1782. Third Edition, 1800.
26. [...] for the Year 1783. Second Edition, 1800.
27. [...] for the Year 1784 and 1785. Second Edition, 1800.
28. [...] for the Year 1786. First Edition, 1788.
29. [...] for the Year 1787. Second Edition, 1789.
30. [...] for the Year 1788. Second Edition,1790.
31. [...] for the Year 1789. First Edition, 1792.
32. [...] for the Year 1790. ? Edition, .
33. [...] for the Year 1791. First Edition ?, n.d.
34. [...] for the Year 1792. First Edition ?, 1799
35. [...] for the Year 1793. First Edition ?, n.d.
36. [...] for the Year 1794. Second Edition, 1806.
38. [...] for the Year 1796. First Edition, 1800.
39. [...] for the Year 1797. Second Edition, 1807.
40. [...] for the Year 1798. Second Edition, 1 806.
41. [...] for the Year 1799. First Edition, 1801.
42. [...] for the Year 1800. First Edition, 1801.
43. [...] for the Year 1801. First Edition, 1802.
44. [...] for the Year 1802. First Edition, 1803.
45. [...] for the Year 1803. First Edition, 1805.
46. [...] for the Year 1804. First Edition, 1806.
47. [...] for the Year 1805. First Edition, 1807.
48. [...] for the Year 1806. First Edition, 1808.
50. [...] for the Year 1808. First Edition, 1810.

With Index volume for 1758-1780, First Edition, 1783.
All but four are leather bound, some with leather boards, some not. A few have loose boards , one is missing boards, title page and first two pages. Wear to sides of some volumes. Vols 23,31,41 - modern buckram.

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Letter to a Certain Eminent British Sailor [bound with] A Specimen of NakedTruth, Anonymous] VERNON, Edward.
12 Anonymous] VERNON, Edward. Letter to a Certain Eminent British Sailor [bound with] A Specimen of NakedTruth
W. Webb, London, 1746, 
[VERNON, Edward]. A Specimen of Naked Truth , from a British Sailor, a Sincere Well-Wisher to the Honour and Prosperity of the Present Royal Family, and his Country. L: Printed for W. Webb near St. Paul's, (1746). Pp 30. [bound with] [Anonymous]. A Letter to a Certain Eminent British Sailor , Occasion'd by his Specimen of Naked Truth. From a Zealous Assertor of his Merit, and Sincere Well-Wisher to his Person. London : Printed for M. Moore, near St. Paul's, (1746). Pp 32. 8vo, half calf, marbled boards. "Vernon was advanced to admiral in 1745 and appointed to command the North Sea Fleet. He was responsible for stopping supplies from France destined to nourish the attempt of Prince Charles Edward to regain the throne of Britain for the deposed Stuart line of kings. This was his last operational command, as he askedto be relieved when the Admiralty refused to grant him the status of comma nder-in-chief. During the following year his named was removed from the list of flag officers as a result of the publication of a number of anonymous pamphlets highly critical of the Admiralty which, although he denied authorship, were known to have been written by him." -Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, p. 911. Ffep gone, rubbed with slight wear to extremities of calf, eps yellowed, else very good. 1,250.00

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13 ANSON, Lord MASEFIELD, John, intro. Voyage Round the World. no dj.
Dent, 1942, 
ANSON, Lord. A Voyage Round the World in the years 1740-4. [With an introduction by John Masefield]. L: Dent, (1942). Reprint. Pp 384. Small 8vo, green cloth. The Everyman's Library edition of Anson's account of his circumnavigation of attrition during which, despite wild misadventure, he managed tostrike forcefully against the Spanish in the Pacific. Very good. 12.00

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14 APT Bulletin) HARVEY, Mary Mackay STEWART, John BUGGEY, Susan APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 07, Nos. 2, 1975
Association for Preservation Technology APT, Ottawa, 1975, 
(APT Bulletin). APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. VII, No. 2, 1975. (Ottawa : APT, 1975). Pp (1),i-v,1-130. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : Some Personal Observations on the Use of Paint in Early Ontario (by Jeanne Minhinnick); Gardens of Shelbume, Nova Scotia 1785-1820 (by Mary Mackay Harvey, pp 32-73);"A Choice Assortment of Paper Hangings for Sale by the Subscribers" (by Do rothy Duncan); Metal Ceilings in the U.S (by Mary Dierickx); A Case For TheCommemoration of Historic Landscapes and Gardens (by John Stewart and Susa n Buggey); The Peter Wentz House — 18th Century Sponge Tainting in Pennsylvania (by Frank Sagendorph Welsh). Inkstamp, else very good. 30.00

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15 AQUACULTURE) Present Status of Coastal Aquaculture in Countries Bordering the Indian Ocean Ill. Card covers
Marine Biological Association of India, 1980, 
AQUACULTURE). Present Status of Coastal Aquaculture in Countries Bordering the Indian Ocean : Issued on the Occasion of the Symposium On Coastal Aquaculture Held at Cochin From 12th to 18th January 1980. Cochin, India: Marine Biological Association of India, 1980. Pp 120. 4to, illustrated card covers. This is a:"...pre-Symposium publication containing the background information and status of coastal aquaculture in these countries [countries bordering the Western Indian Ocean], so that, it would be of some help for the participants in discussions and exchange of views. In response to our request for material in this connection, we received papers from certain countries. With these papers and material supplemented by the Symposium Secretariate from the information collected from various published soruces in respect of some other countries, this compilation is made." -from the Preface. Separating at spine, fragile but complete, ow very good. 40.00

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16 ASHTON, T.S. Economic Fluctuations in England 1700-1800. Second Printing in dustjacket
At the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1969, 
ASHTON, T.S. and Joseph SYKES. Economic Fluctuations in England 1700-1800. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, (1969). Second Printing. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-199,(1). Index. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The upward course of industry, trade, and finance in the eighteenth century was broken by a number of depressions. Some of these may be attributed to failure of the harvests or misfortunes arising from war, but others were the product of forces of a more strictly economic nature. The chronological account of the oscillations of prosperity and depression offered in this book is based on statistical material and diaries and letters of the period. It has relevance to political as well as social history; and economists may find interest in the demonstration that what was later to be known as the trade cycle has an ancestry longer than some had supposed. The book is an expansion of the Ford Lectures given bv the autiior in 1953." (from the dj). Contents: 1. The Elements. 2. The Influence of the Harvests. 3. War, Trade, and Finance. 4. Building and Construction. 5. Financial Crises. 6. Conclusions. Apendix : Statistical Tables. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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17 ASHTON, T.S. and Joseph SYKES Coal Industry of the Eighteenth Century. Second Edition.
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1964, 
ASHTON, T.S. and Joseph SYKES. The Coal Industry of the Eighteenth Century.Manchester: Manchester University Press, (1964). Second Edition, with mino r revisions and additions to the bibliography. Pp. (4),v-ix,(1),1-268. 8vo,red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Meth ods of Working Coal; 3. The Combat with Water and Fire; 4. Progress in Winding and Drawing; 5. The Scottish Collier-Serf; 6. The Miners' Bond in the North of England; 7. The Collective Contract; 8. Corn Riots; 9. Wages and Conditions of Work; 10. The Effects of Industrial Progress on Labour; 11. Royalties and Wayleaves; 12. The Supply of Coal to London; 13. Combinations inthe Coal Trade; 14. Overseas and Inland Trade. Stamp to flyleaf, else very good. 25.00

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18 Association des Historiens Modernistes des Universités La Femme à L'époque Moderne XVIe - XVIIe siècle. Actes du Colloque de 1984.Bulletin no. 9,
Presses de l'Université de Paris - Sorbonne, Paris, 1988, 
Association des Historiens Modernistes des Universités. La Femme à L'époqueModerne XVIe - XVIIe siècle. Actes du Colloque de 1984. Bulletin no. 9. (P aris : Presses de l'Université de Paris - Sorbonne, 1988). Pp (6),3-105,(3). 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in black. Association des Historiens Modernistes des Universités, Bulletin no. 9. Sommaire : Introduction (par AndréCorvisier). La femme et la formation du couple en France à l'époque modern e (par Jean-Marie Gouesse); La femme et la religion en France, en milieu catholique, au XVIIe siècle (par Jean de Viguerie); La femme et la religion en milieu protestant (par Roger Stauffenegger); Les femmes dans les révoltespopulaires (par Yves-Marie Bercé); La condition féminine dans la France mé ridionale au XVIIIe siècle (par Nicole Castan); La femme et la culture durant les temps modernes (par Suzanne Pillorget); La femme dans l'art françaisdu XVIIe siècle (par Jacques Thuillier); Esquisse d'une géographie féminin e (par Georges Livet). Text in French. Very good. 30.00

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19 Atlantic Society for 18th Century Studies Program for the Atlantic Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference,held at the Université de Moncton, 27-29 April, 1978.
Atlantic Society for 18th Century Studies, Moncton, 1978, 
(Atlantic Society for 18th Century Studies). Program [for the] Atlantic Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies [conference, held at the] Université deMoncton, 27-29 April, 1978. (Moncton : Atlantic Society for 18th Century S tudies, 1978). Pp (20). Slim 8vo, white stapled card covers. Very good. 7.50

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20 BABINEAU, Rene. REED, William B. Acadian Exiles in Pennsylvania.
1984, 
BABINEAU, René, (ed.). The Acadian Exiles in Pennsylvania. Richibouctou, N.B.: René Babineau, 1984. Pp (1),1-46,(1). 8vo, stapled white card covers, black lettering to front cover. Includes William B. Reed's "The Acadian Exiles, or French Neutrals, in Pennsylvania," reprinted from Contributions to American History, (Philadelphia, 1868). Contents: Important Dates in AcadianHistory; Refusal of the French Neutrals to Take an Unqualified Oath of All egiance to George II King of England; Translation of Letter Dated 1763 to the French Ambassador at the Court of St. James in London From the Acadians Deported to Pennsylvania, an English Colony Then; Petition of the Acadians to the King of England Seeking Permission to be Transported to France; Map Showing the Thirteen English Colonies, Including Pennsylvania; Map of Pennsylvania; An 18th Century Map of North America; An 18th Century Map Showing the Boundaries of Acadie; The Acadian Exiles or French Neutrals in Pennsylvania (by William B. Reed -- a reprint from The Publications of teh Historical Society of Pennsylvania, published in 1858); A Relation of the Misfortune of the French Neutrals (by John-Baptiste Galerm, an Acadian in Pennsylvania -- a reprint from the above mentioned publication). Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 12.00

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