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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies in Two Volumes. By Bryan Edwards, Esq. of the Island of Jamaica

Edwards, Bryan / Dublin: Luke White 1793
2 volumes, xxiv, 491, [1], 4 (ads) pp., folding map (the other illustrations found in the London edition of the same year were not used for this Dublin edition) + x, [3] (appears to be missing A2 but there is no apparent loss between the last page of the contents and the first page of text)-[460], [2] (section title for Appendix), 461-474, [2] (section title for Tables), 6 tables with the first two leaves and the others folding; contemporary full leather rubbed and with a long scratch across the front cover of second volume, private hand stamp at corner of each front free endpaper, signatures of two early owners on each first blank, Mary Alsop 1795 and Fanny Alsop 1830, general light age toning and age staining, E2 in first volume has a long tear and margin chip but no loss and four duplicate leaves from the end bound in with the preliminary matter, sound set and still near very good. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, colonies, British West Indies, Jamaica mw8x

Item #: 667755

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The State of the Protestants in Ireland Under the late King James' Government; in which Their Carriage towards him is justified, and the absolute Necessity of their endeavouring to be freed from his...

(King, William, Archbishop of Dublin) / London: Printed for Robert Clavell, 1691
...Government and of submitting to their present Majesties is demonstrated; first edition; quarto (21 cm. tall), [14 leaves] (permission, title, contents), 408 (actually 426, there are printer's numbering errors in Bb, Bbb, Fff, and Ggg1), [1] (advertisements); first few leaves tattered with no loss, bottom margin of title repaired with tape from verso and a short tear at fore edge of following page also repaired but again no loss, age toning and age staining with occasional burn dots, paper not fragile and an entirely readable copy in simple modern cloth; Wing K538. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Ireland, Protestants, James II, King of Great Britain and Ireland, Anti-Catholicism mw8x

Item #: 666688

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, a Report of the Secretary of State, in relation to vessels of the United States engaged in the fisheries, seized by the British authorities during the year last past.

United States. Department of State. / Washington: Blair & Rives, printers, 1840
42 pp.; issued as 26th Congress, 1st Session, HD 186; extraction roughness at spine, first leaf holed with a few letters hit but readable; part of the long running dispute over American fishermen operating in Canadian territorial waters, among the reports is a communication that close to 5000 armed American fishermen in the Bay of Fundy "will not long suffer the tyranny of drunken lieutenants in the British Navy",. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Great Britain, Canada, fisheries dispute

Item #: 663728

$57.53

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North British and Mercantile Insurance Company. Centenary, 1809 - 1909.

North British and Mercantile Insurance Company / Edinburgh 1909
small octavo, 75, [1] pp. including full page illustrations; original paper covered boards darkened and rubbed, still sound and good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, Scotland, business history, insurance

Item #: 663685

$81.82

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The Right of Search. Two Speeches by David Urquhart. (January 20 and 27, 1862.) Showing, In What It Consists. How the British Empire Exists by It. That It has been Surrendered Up. With an introduction on Lord Derby's Part Therein.

Urquhart, David. / London: Hardwicke, 1862
the two speechs had been previous printed but here "revised and completed" with appendixes a new introduction added; 113, [1] (ad) pp., general age toning, title chipped at upper outside tip with no letters touched, extraction roughness at spine and now in self wrappers; ratification of the Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law of 16 April 1856 and why it is "suicide", special attention to relations with the United States. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: international law, maritime law, neutrality, Great Britain, United States

Item #: 663652

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting communications from the Plenipotentiaries of the United States, charged with Negotiating Peace with Great Britain ...

Adams, John Quincy, et al., plenipotentiaries. / Washington: A. & G. Way, printers, 1814
showing the Conditions on which alone that Government is willing to Put an End to the War. October 10, 1814. Referred to the committee of Foreign Relations.; 26 pp.; issued as 13th Congress, 3d Session, HD 6; age toning and overall damp pucker, light extraction roughness at spine and now in self wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Great Briatain, foreign relations, War of 1812

Item #: 659489

$33.61

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The Principles of Foreign Exchange as affecting the Preferential Trading with the Colonies proposed by The Right Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, M.P. November, 1903. Second Edition.

Matheson, Ewing. / London/Leeds: Spon/Richard Jackson, 1903
46 pp.; light extraction roughness at spine and soft fold mark at one corner of title, niw in self wrappers; opposes preferential tariffs for the Colonies. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, colonies, tariff, MW8

Item #: 659483

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The Cornwall Family History Society. Numbers 107 (March 2003) through 118 (December 2005).

Cornwall Family History Society. / Truro: The Cornwall Family History Society 2003
these 12 issues only; 36 pages each and illustrated, all but one has a New Members Interests supplement inserted; overall a very good group in softcover. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Cornwall, England, Great Britain, Cornish geneology

Item #: 657462

$40.20

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Handbook for Speakers on the Tariff Question.

Free Trade Union. / London: Free Trade Union, 1903
92, [2] (index) pp.; lacks paper wrappers, light extraction roughness at spine and fore edge lightly tattered, good; arguments in favor of Free Trade. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, Free Trade, MW8

Item #: 653704

$50.48

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The Ignoramus Justices: Being an Answer to the Order of Sessions at Hicks's-Hall, Bearing Date the 13th. of January, 1681 ... (with) Ignoramus Vindicated ...

Kekatihw, Drawde. (i.e. Whitaker, Edward, Drawde Kekatihw backwards with one letter wrong) / London: Printed for Ab. Green, 1681
2 related items; The Ignoramus Justices: Being an Answer to the Order of Sessions at Hicks's-Hall, Bearing Date the 13th. of January, 1681. Wherein it plainly appears, the said order is against the Law. Also a short Account of all the Acts that relate to Protestant Dissenters ... (etc. etc.) London: Printed for Ab. Green, 1681; [title leaf] (A1), 18 pp.; general age toning, margins short with many page numbers removed and top lines of C1 recto and verso almost entirely gone; Wing W 1702 (with) Ignoramus Vindicated, in a Dialogue between Prejudice and Indifference. (caption title) No place: No date (ca. 1681), 12 pp., text age toned, bottom margin short with several lines removed or shaved; both items sewn together with extraction roughness at spine. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: British history, Great Britain, MW8

Item #: 653659

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British Monetary Policy and the Balance of Payments, 1951-1957 (Harvard Economic Studies)

Peter B. Kenen / Harvard University Press 1960
325 pp., hardcover, ex library, else text clean & binding tight. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: 0674082753
Subject/Keywords: bwk history economics Great Britain

Item #: 654010

$14.98

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THE BRITISH TARIFF SYSTEM. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

E B MCGUIRE / Methuen 1951
Revised and Enlarged Second Edition, 365 pp., hardcover, ex library, else text clean & binding tight. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history Great Britain economics tariff bwk

Item #: 654009

$5.73

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Free Trade and Free Empire: Lord Rosebery's Reply to Mr. Chamberlain. A Speech delivered in the Albert Hall, Sheffield, October 13th, 1903 (Liberal League Publications, Number 90)

Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, Earl of. / London: The Liberal League 1903
23, [1] (ads) pp.; light general age toning and light extraction roughness at spine, now in self wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, Free Trade, MW8

Item #: 653567

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The Rival Policies. A Speech delivered by the Right Hon. Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman at Bolton, on October 15th, 1903.

Campbell-Bannerman, Hnery. / London: Liberal Publication Department, 1903
Authorised Edition; 16 pp.; title age toned and light extraction roughness at spine of self wrappers; the policies are Free Trade and Protectionism. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britai, Free Trade, MW8

Item #: 653566

$48.45

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Memoir concerning the Commercial Relations of the United States with England. By Citizen Talleyrand. .. . to which is added An Essay upon the Advantages to be derived from New Colonies in the Existing Circumstances, by the same author.

Talleyrand-Perigord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Benevent. / Boston: Printed by Thomas B. Wait, Sold by W. Wells, 1809
22 pp.; thread tied into self wrappers as issued, light age staining and toning but untrimmed and unopened. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Great Britain, commerce, colonies, MW8

Item #: 647703

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The History of England, During the Reigns of the Royal House of Stuart. ... (with) The History of England, During the Reigns of King William and Queen Mary, Queen Anne, King George I. ...

Oldmixon, John. / London: (see below), 1730
2 items, first editions, large paper copies, 41 cm. tall and 26 cm. wide; two volumes from Oxmixon's series on the History of Britain but each complete for its time period and can be read independently; The History of England, During the Reigns of the Royal House of Stuart. Wherein The Errors of Late Histories are Discover'd and Corrected; with Proper Reflections ... The whole Collected from the most Authentick Memoirs, Manuscript and Printed. By the author of the Critical History of England. London: Printed for John Pemberton (etc.), 1730; xxi (beginning with the title in red and black), [1] (errata), 781 (actually slightly longer, pages 209-216 starred and unstarred, double column), [1], [22] (index, double column) pp. + The History of England, During the Reigns of King William and Queen Mary, Queen Anne, King George I. Being the Sequel of the Reigns of the Stuarts. The Matter has been Collected from many Curious Manuscripts, and the most rare Printed Tracts. ... By Mr. Oldmixon. London: Printed for Thomas Cox (etc.), 1735; viii (beginning with title in red and black), [4] (Subscribers Names) 808 (double column), [26] (twelve leaves of index and a Content of Chapters/errata leaf signed c) pp.; bound in full dark blue morocco by J. Mackenzie as if it were a two volume set, lacy decorative roll borders and an armorial device (incorporating the coronet of an Earl and the motto nil admirari) on each side, spines decorated in compartments with red leather titles, decorative roll on turn ins, all edges gilt; bindings rubbed at edges and more so at joints with front cover of second volume almost detached, second volume also has abrasions and a few peel marks on back cover along with a corner chip at label with loss of one letter; very light age toning to text with occasional light age staining, the last text leaf in second volume has a corner missing but distant from text, one interior leaf has a hand stamp "pray for donor, W. T. Russell" but no library markings and overall an exceptionally clean and bright interior; the author is frequently criticized for his uncompromising Whig viewpoint and the amount of space he devotes to spiteful quarrels with contemporaries in which he was often on the wrong side, crossing Alexander Pope assured him a spot as a literary footnote. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, British history lzx

Item #: 644712

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Bulletins from Britain. Numbers 1 through 111 (1939-1942)

British Library of Information. / NY: British Library of Information, 1939
Whole Numbers 1 through 111, all published (replaced by the British Information Service's "Britain"); the first 13 numbers mimeographed and narrow folio, the others conventionally printed and small quarto, most issues are 8 or 16 pages, this seems to be an exceptionally complete set with the early supplement sheets, the 16 page quarto "War in Pictures" that goes with April 16, 1941 folded in half and inserted loose; ex library and now in 3 later quarter cloth bindings but sound and aside from occasional library hand stamps interiors very good; these are supposedly selections from updates sent to British officials serving abroad but invariably positive and suitable for American newspapers and radio broadcasts. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, World War II, SLT

Item #: 644704

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Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes, 1937

Kelly's Directories Limited. / London: Kelly's Directories Limited, 1937
large, very thick octavo, xxxiii, 1957, [1], 8 pp.; ex library original cloth faded at spine and back joint split, text browned but not fragile, good only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, genealogy

Item #: 644703

$22.73

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B.I.S. Notes for British Officials in the U. S. and others concerned with British affairs.

British Information Services. / NY: British Information Services, 1945
Volume 1 (December 7, 1945-December 31, 1946) complete in 28 numbers, with index, 128 pp. + Volume 2 (January 10, 1947-December 26, 1947), 121 pp. with index; all published; quarto, ex library and now in two later quarter cloth bindings, interiors clean and sound; Jews are not being mistreated in the British Zone, twenty million books were destroyed by war in Great Britain alone, Gauleiter Joseph Grohe has been found and arrested, British ships off the Falklands may be able to supply dehydrated whale meat to Europe, in a special circumstance former Japanese artillery units have been used against Indonesians in Java, British colonies cannot be sold to pay war debts, etc. etc.. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, World War Two iinternational affairs, SLT

Item #: 644694

$55.15

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The English-Speaking World. (Volume 20, Number 6 - Volume 44, Number 4)

English-Speaking Union. / London: English-Speaking Union, 1938
Volume 20, Number 6 (June 1938, first issue after the title change from The Landmark) through Volume 44, Number 4 (July 1962, last published); quarto before Volume 26 and small octavo after, 12 issues a volume at first and later 6 issues a volume in the smaller format (with a few exceptions e.g. Volume 25 is complete in three issues with the first misnumbered as Volume 24, Number 13; Volume 35 is complete in 8 issues and December 1953 not issued); ex library in 13 later quarter or full cloth bondings, most front covers retained but only some back covers, some early issues are called American Edition; an illustrated magazine to promote Anglo-American friendship and mutual support. Volumes Included: 24

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Great Britain, Anglo-American relations, SLT, Big Sets

Item #: 626124

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