18the Century British History


Anne (Queen) Beatrice Curtis Brown, ed. THE LETTERS AND DIPLOMATIC INSTRUCTIONS OF QUEEN ANNE. London: Cassell (1935) 8vo xvi+451 pp. Red buckram, gilt stamped spine. Portrait frontis. Light fading to binding, faint foxing to prelims, names on ffep. Very good in worn but attractive d/w. $ US25.00

Beattie, John M. THE ENGLISH COURT IN THE REIGN OF GEORGE I Cambridge Univ Press, 1967 Roy 8vo xii+306 pp. Red cloth. Name of front free endpaper else fine in like d/w. $ US35.00

Berg, Maxine THE AGE OF MANUFACTURES. Industry, Innovation and Work in Britain. 1700-1820. Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, (1985). 8vo. 378 pp. Illus. Brown boards. Some marking on foredge which penetrates margin on a couple of pages, else about fine in like dustwrapper. $ US35.00

Biddle, Sheila BOLINGBROKE AND HARLEY. London: Allen & Unwin (1975) 8vo vii+307 pp. Red cloth. Ink name on ffep, some light pencil scoring else very good in like d/w. $ US20.00

Brown, Peter THE CHATHAMITES. A Study in the Relationship Between Personalities and Ideas in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century. London: Macmillan, 1967. 8vo xv+516 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits. Burgundy cloth. Ink name on ffep, else near fine in very good d/w - a bit rubbed and age-darkened at spine. $ US25.00

Chenevix Trench, Charles PORTRAIT OF A PATRIOT. A Biography of John Wilkes. Edinbugh: William Blackwood, (1962). 8vo. v + 412 + 7 pp of illus & portrait frontis. Red boards. Ink name on front free endpaper, else very good in well rubbed dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Chidsey, Donald Barr MARLBOROUGH. The Portrait of a Conqueror. London: John Murray (1930). 8vo xvi+308 pp. Portrait frontis. Grey cloth. Good working copy only. $ US15.00

Clarke, M. L. PALEY. Evidences for the Man London: SPCK, 1974 8vo viii+161 pp. Green boards. Corners bumped, ink name on ffep, else about fine in like d/w. $ US17.50

Edwards, Michael M. THE GROWTH OF THE BRITISH COTTON TRADE. 1780-1815. Manchester University (1967) 8vo viii+276 pp. Ink name of ffep, top edge bumped, else about fine in very good d/w. $ US22.50

Faber, Richard BEACONSFIELD AND BOLINGBROKE London: Faber (1961) 8vo 106 pp. Blue cloth. Ink name on ffep else fine in very good d/w. $ US18.50

Fothergill, Brian SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON. Envoy Extraordinary. London: Faber (1969) 8vo 459 pp. Illus from portraits and some paintings and artefacts from Hamilton's collection. Red cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper, a bit used but a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ US25.00

Green, David SARAH, DUCHESS OF MARLBOROUGH London: Collins, 1967 8vo 351 pp. Many illus. Green cloth, pictorial endpapers. Name on ffep else fine in like d/w. $ US25.00

Hall, Reverend Robert THE MISCELLANEOUS WORKS AND REMAINS OF THE REV. ROBERT HALL with a Memoir of His Life by Olinthus Gregory and a Critical Estimate of His Character and Writings by John Foster London: Henry G. Bohn, 1860. Cr 8vo iv+572 pp. Frontis portrait from engraving. Typical Bohn's embossed olive cloth binding. Corners and spine tips worn but a very good, unopened and partially uncut copy. Hall is best known for his "Apology For the Freedom of the Press" (1793) . $ US35.00

Herbert, Lord, ed. PEMBROKE PAPERS (1780-1794) Letters and Diaries of Henry, Tenth Earl of Pembroke and His Circle. London: Cape (1950) 8vo 509 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits and paintings. Blue cloth; gilt device and lettering. Name on front free endpaper else about fine in d/w worn & chipped at edges. $ US30.00

Hickey, William THE PRODIGAL RAKE. Memoirs of William Hickey. Edited by Peter Quennell NY: Dutton, 1962 3rd US printing. 8vo 452 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits and scenes. Brown cloth, ink markings on ffep, else a very good bright copy. Memoirs of an Irishman who made good during reign of George III. $ US17.50

Jackman, Sydney W. MAN OF MERCURY. An Apprectiation of the Mind of Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke. London: Pall Mall Press (1965) 8vo ix+[1]+166 pp. Ink name on ffep, else fine in very good d/w. $ US25.00

Jarrett, Derek BRITAIN 1688-1815. London: Longmans (1966) 2nd printing. 8vo xi+507 pp. With 8 maps. Grey boards. Ink name on ffep; some light pencil marking, else very good in like d/w with wear to extremities. $ US22.50

Jarvis, Rupert C. COLLECTED PAPERS ON THE JACOBITE RISINGS. Volume II. Manchester: The Univ Press (1972) 8vo xvii+342 pp. Maroon cloth. Ink name on ffep, else about fine in very good d/w. $ US30.00

McInnes, Angus ROBERT HARLEY, Puritan Politician. London: Gollancz, 1970 8vo 223 pp. Portrait frontis. Blue cloth. Ink name on ffep else fine in very good d/w. $ US20.00

Reilly, Robin WILLIAM PITT THE YOUNGER. N.Y.: Putnam's (1979) 8vo ix+502 pp. Illus from portraits and caricatures. Brown boards. Minor rubbing at foot of spine else about fine in like dustwrapper. $ US30.00

Robertson, Sir Charles Grant ENGLAND UNDER THE HANOVERIANS. London: Methuen (1948) 15th edn. 8vo xvii+575 pp. Genealogical tables, maps including 3 folding in colour. Red cloth, a little used, ink name on front free endpaper. A good sound copy. $ US20.00

Russell, Jack NELSON AND THE HAMILTONS London: Book Club Assoc. (1969) 8vo 371 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits. Blue boards. Very good in worn d/w. $ US20.00

Selwyn, George GEORGE SELWYN: HIS LETTERS AND HIS LIFE. Edited by E. S. Roscoe and Helen Clergue. London: Fisher Unwin, 1899 8vo xiv+302pp. Frontis portrait and one plate from a Reynolds painting. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine and top board, t.e.g. Ink name on front free endpaper, some browning to endpapers and light foxing to prelims. A good sound bright copy. $ US35.00

Shelton, Walter James ENGLISH HUNGER & INDUSTRIAL DISORDERS. A Study of Social Conflict During the First Decade of George III's Reign. Univ of Toronto (1973) 8vo 226 pp. Frontis portrait, maps and facsimiles. Red cloth. Slight wear to spine tips and corners. A near fine copy in edgworn dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Sichel, Walter BOLINGBROKE AND HIS TIMES. The Sequel. (Period II: March 1715 - December 1751). London: James Nisbet, 1902. 8vo xii+619 pp. Illus from contemporary portrait medallions, engravings and mezzotints. Burgundy cloth, Bolingbroke arms gilt stamped on top board. Ink name on ffep, browning to endpapers, spine sunned,else a very good sound copy. $ US30.00

Speck, W. A. STABILITY AND STRIFE. England, 1714-1760. Cambridge, Ma: Harvard University, 1977. 8vo vii+311pp. 2 maps. Red cloth. Foot of spine worn with rubbing to head else a very good copy. New History of England series. $ US20.00

Trevelyan, George Macaulay ENGLAND UNDER QUEEN ANNE. 3 vols. Blenheim; Ramillies and the Union with Scotland; The Peace and the Protestant Succession. London: Longmans Green, (1948). New imp. 3 vols. 8vo. xii + 477; xiv + 468; xx + 383 pp. Illus. with frontis in each vol; facsimile letter; genealogical tables; maps, 9 folding, 4 in colour. Green cloth. Ink name on ffep's. Extremities rubbed and a few minor bumps. A very good set. $ US65.00

Valentine, Alan LORD NORTH. Norman: Univ of Oklahoma (1967) 2 vols. 8vo xi+568; vii+517 pp. Illus from contemporary portraits. Black cloth. Ink name on ffeps, else fine copies in slipcase. $ US60.00

Ward, W. R. GEORGIAN OXFORD. University Politics in the Eighteenth Century, Oxford: Clarendon Pr., 1958. 8vo. x+296 pp. Blue cloth; spine lettering gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown and small ink name/date on front free endpaper, else a near fine copy. $ US25.00