Hardcover. London, Cassell , 1st, 1896, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth covers with gilt title on spine, 488 pages. Frontis. of Lord Randolph Churchill. Ex-library with minimal traces: Bookplate inside front cover, stamp to title page, residue to rear paste-down. Interior bright and clean, top edge gilt.
Hardcover. London, Bradbury & Evans, 1st, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 252 full page engravings of Leech's 19th century political cartoons. 3/4 leather front cover (detached) deletes "Early" from title. Back cover mostly detached, but good internally. Shipping extra for this volume.
Hardcover. London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1st, 1911, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, red cloth with gilt titles, top edge gilt, 456 pages. Preface, editorial notes accompanying each speech from Cromwell, delivered September 17, 1665 to Gladstone, May 7, 1877. Some light foxing to first 12 pages, otherwise clean, no markings.
Hardcover. London, Ward & Downey, 1st, 1885, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 567 pages. Expertly rebound in a plain black buckram with the gilt title on spine. INSCRIBED BY O'CONNOR on the half-title page and dated March 2 1895. O'Connor was a famous Irish politician and journalist. Very clean.
Hardcover. London, Jonathan Cape, 1st, 1925, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth covers. Selection of the writings of Henry William Massingham (1860-1924), an English journalist and editor of The Nation from 1907 to 1923. 368 pages, frontis portrait. Clean, unmarked.
Hardcover. London, Williams & Norgate, 1st, 1911, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, green cloth wit gilt stamping, 338 pages with index. 12 tipped-in illustrations. Autobiography of the Right Hon. Robert Farquharson, Member of Parliament. Previous owner's signature on front fly leaf otherwise clean.
Hardcover. London, Cambridge University Press, 1st, 1989, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 408 pages. Jacobitism, or support for the exiled Stuarts after the revolution of 1688, has become a topic of great interest in recent years. Historians have debated its influence on Parliamentary politics, but none has yet attempted to explore its broader implications in English society. This study offers a wide-ranging analysis of every aspect of Jacobite activity, from pamphlets and newspapers to songs, cartoons, riots, seditious words, clubs, and armed insurrection. Previous owner's inscription on first page, light marginal notes to about 20 pages. In a bright dust jacket.
Hardcover. London, Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1st, 1912, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, red cloth with gilt titles, 351 pages. Preliminary pages with foxing, stamp on title page otherwise good plus. Complete with 27 pages of publisher's ads in rear.
Hardcover. London, A & E Black, 1st, 1926, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, 293 pages. Nevinson (1858-1932) was a journalist and women's rights activist. A nice reading copy of this hard-to-find autobiography. Covers edgeworn but a clean copy.
Hardcover. NY, Arno Press, reprint, 1991, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, dark green cloth with gilt stamping, 220 pages including index. Reproduced in facsimile from the 1882 edition. One of Trollope's scarcer titles, especially in hardcover. No dust jacket issued.
Hardcover. Birmingham AL, The Legal Classics Library, reprint, 1982, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 612 pages, thick 8vo, full tan gilt decorated leather, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece, decorative engraved borders each page. The charters of liberties and confirmations, granted by Henry III. and Edward I.; the original charter of the forests; and various authentic instruments connected with them: explanatory notes on their several privileges; a descriptive account of the principal originals and editions extant, both in print and manuscript; and other illustrations. Originally published in 1829.
Hardcover. London, printed by C. & R. Baldwin for Thomas Payne, 1st, 1808, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, polished brown calf, 253 pages. A clean copy of the First Edition of Samuel Johnson's tract on the Corn Laws written in 1766 for the use of his friend William Gerard Hamilton - an important politician of the period who achieved a brilliant reputation as an orator - despite his nickname of 'Single Speech Hamilton' The volume was edited by Malone, who found the tract among Hamilton's papers and contributed a long preface. 8vo., xlvi, 253, p colophon.; Stipple engraved frontispiece portrait. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover, edgewear/rubbing to calf along gilt ruled border on covers, spine with gilt decoration, red morroco label on spine. Front cover hinge tender, but holding.
Hardcover. London, Chapman & Hall, 1st, 1912, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, red cloth covers with gilt lettering, 325 pages including index. Front endpaper glued to inside cover, Clean copy. Memoirs of a journalist who covered the British Parliament for 45 years.
Hardcover. NY, Harper & Brothers, 1st, 1903, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, green clith with gilt titles on front and spine, 340 pages. Illustrated with several photographs, top edge gilt. Essays on the literary and political figures of the 1860s, including Charles Dickens, W. M. Thackery, Thomas Carlyle, Alfred Tennyson, Richard Owen, Richard Cobden, John Bright, Sir Stafford Northcote, Sir Richard Burton, Lady Burton, J.A. Blake, Sir Patrick O"Brien, Lady Russell, Lord John Russell, Garibaldi, Robert Keeley, John Arthur Roebuck, Lord Clarence Paget, Thorold Rogers, and Goldwin Smith. Justin McCarthy (1830 ? 1912) was an Irish nationalist, a Liberal historian, a novelist and a politician. He was a Member of Parliament from 1879 to 1900 in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and an ardent proponent of Irish Home Rule. He is perhaps best remembered for his five volume work--A History of Our Own Times which covers the Victorian Era from Queen Victoria"s accession to her Diamond Jubilee.
Hardcover. London, Smith Elder & Co., 2nd Ed., 1836, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 3/4 black calf with marbled boards, spine with leather labels, gilt lettering, raised bands. Title page states Second Edition. Previous owner's name in pencil on front fly leaf, otherwise clean. If we used Fine as a condition (we don't), this volume would qualify.
Hardcover. London, Smith Elder & Co., 3rd Ed., 1836, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, brown calf covers with embossed design, black leather spine label with gilt lettering, gilt-decorated raised bands. Title page states Third Edition. Clean, bright copy. If we used Fine as a condition (we don't), this volume would qualify.
Hardcover. London, Longman, Orme, Green & Longmans, 1st, 1841, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, leather bound, two volumes in one: 631 plus 480 pages. All edges gilt, ribbon marker, spine has black calf label with gilt lettering, raised bands with gilt decoration. Both covers with gilt design around edges, elaborate bookplate on inside front cover. A small notation dated 1854 on last page states the publication of the work was discontinued. So never a Volume 2. Covers with light scars, some discoloration to rear board, otherwise a spectacular copy of a very scarce book.
Hardcover. London, Macmillan, 1st, 1892, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcovers. Vol. 1: 586 pages. Vol. 2: 625 pages. Bright blue cloth covers with gilt lettering. An important historical work, including chapters on the Middlesex elections of 1768-69 (the first great platform campaign), the economy agitation, the legal position of the platform, the French Revolution agitation, Roman Catholic Emancipation, the Reform Bill, Chartism, the Anti-Corn Law League, accounts of notable libel and sedition trials, etc. Clean copies with light shelf wear.