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1) An Account of Lord Bacon's Novum Organon Scientiarum, Published Under the Superintendence of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Parts I and II, Complete
Brougham, Henry Lord
 
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1828. London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1828. Fourth Edition. 8vo. Two pamphlets constituting Parts I and II of the treatise, complete. Wrappers bound with string. 40, [2], 40, [2] pp. Published anonymously but attributed to Lord Henry Brougham, who also served as Chair of the Society for the Diffusion for Useful Knowledge. Very good.. Early Reprint. Wrappers Bound with String. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pamphlet. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$162.00
2) Albert Lunel. A Novel
Brougham, Henry Lord
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872. First American Edition London, March, 1872, published posthumously. 8vo. Bound in new cloth binding, gilt titles. Written in 1844 but suppressed by the author for private reasons. A memorial to his daughter, who pre-deceased him. 166 pp., double-column format. Flattened fold to corner of title, a few ticks in pencil. Very good in new binding.. First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$260.00
3) Chambers's Papers for the People (11 volumes out of 12)
Chambers, William and Robert
 
Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1850. No edition stated, presumed first. 8vo. 11 of the 12 volumes lacking volume X of the scarce periodical produced by the Chambers brothers 1850-1856. Boards loose or loosening, lacking paper spines. Binding copies. I: THE BONAPARTE FAMILY, THE SEPULCHRES OF ETRURIA, VALERIE DUCLOS, EDUCATION OF THE CITIZEN, THE MYTH, THE SUNKEN ROCK, POPULAR CULTIVATION OF MUSIC, EBENEZER ELLIOTT; II: THE SANITARY MOVEMENT, WASHINGTON AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES, EDMUND ATHERTON, MEM... more information

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$600.00
4) Contributions to the Edinburgh Review in Three Volumes (complete)
Brougham, Henry Lord; Brougham, Henry Peter Baron Brougham and Vaux
 
London and Glasgow: Richard Griffin, 1856. First edition. Half brown morocco over marble boards, all edges marble, matching marble endpapers. In three volumes complete, pp. 7, 507, including index to Volume I; 5, 544, including index to Volume II; and 5, 512, including index to Volume III. Lord Brougham was a tireless reformer responsible for virtually all the freedoms we enjoy today: a scientist, passionate abolitionist, a voice for the laboring man and woman, an advocate for educational and econom... more information

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$1,500.00
5) The Edinburgh Review or Critical Journal: for July, 1834 ... January 1835. Vol. LX
Brougham, Henry Lord and others
 
Edinburgh: Edinburgh Review, 1835. Quarter calf over marble boards. All edges trimmed and decoratively stained/speckled. Heraldic bookplate of Dogmersfield Library with later plate of John E. Howell. 554 pp. Philip Van Artevelde; Letter to the Duke of Wellington on the propriety and legality of creating Peers for life; Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin; Journey to the North of India by Lieut. Arthur Conolly; Corn Law Rhymes by Ebenezer Elliott; Minutes of Evidence before a Select Committee of the ... more information

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$335.00
6) Edinburgh High School, Original Engraving
Anonymous
 
Disbound engraving, oblong 4to. of the High School in Edinburgh from a German source labeled "Die Hohe Schule in Edinburg". Beautiful image of the Greek-inspired architecture, with sun streaming through the clouds. The High School in Edinburgh nurtured many of the finest minds of the Scottish Renaissance and the English reform movement. Near fine.. Disbound. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$55.00
7) The Edinburgh Review or Critical Journal: for April - July, 1835. Vol. LXI
Editors, The Edinburgh Review
 
Edinburgh: Edinburgh Review, 1835. Quarter calf over marble boards. All edges trimmed and decoratively stained/speckled. Heraldic bookplate of Dogmersfield Library with later plate of John E. Howell. 558 pp. James B. Bernard, Theory of the Constitution; Observations on the Motion of Sir Robert Heron respecting the Vacating of Seats in Parliament; Lectures on Intellectual Philosophy by John Young; Thoughts upon the Aristocracy of England by Isaac Tomkins; The Natural Son by Lord Albert Conyngham; Des Cometes... more information

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$335.00
8) First Report from the Select Committee of the House of Lords, Appointed to Consider of The Bill intituled, "An Act to give Primary Jurisdiction to the Masters in Ordinary of the High Court of Chancery in certain Cases;" ...with the Minutes of Evidence
[Brougham and Vaux, Henry, Lord, in the Chair]
 
London: The House of Commons, 1852. First edition. Folio. Newly bound in cloth, gilt titles, 133 pp. Detailed questioning of witnesses on the Act, primarily by Lord Brougham, who was the Chair and present at all the meetings. Included in those questioned was his brother, William Brougham, Esq., Master in Chancery. Hand-numbered pages. Disbound from larger volume. Fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. ... more information

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$90.00
9) The Gentleman's Magazine for August, 1779
The Gentleman's Magazine 1779
 
London: D. Henry, 1779. Disbound magazine, sewn binding. Issue for August, 1779 containing 44 pp. and fold-out engraving of the Royal Academy, Royal and Antiquarian Societies in the Strand. Includes a lengthy summary of the debates in Parliament on the "American war", a list of Frigates and Sloops in the Royal Navy, an account of witches in Scotland, and the Trial of Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser. Old repair to corner of one page, one corner torn no loss of text. Good.. First Edition. Sewn Wrappers.... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$120.00
10) HARPER & BROTHERS' ILLUSTRATED EDUCATIONAL CATALOGUE
Harper & Brothers
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. Rare publisher's education catalogue, c. 1888. No publication date. 16mo. 216 pp. Detailed listing of all the educational titles published by Harper & Brothers. Illustrated with in-text engravings from the different text books. Pedagogical notes, descriptions and prices of the different series, comments from educators. Invaluable for the collector of American children's literature and those interested in tracing the availability of affordable literature from the B... more information

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$85.00
11) Henry Peter Brougham, First Baron Brougham and Vaux to John Watt, son of James Watt, 2 rare manuscript ALS
Brougham, Henry Lord
 
England, 1839. England, 1839. Two rare and important SIGNED MANUSCRIPT letters addressed to John Watt, son of James Watt, at Aston Hall, Birmingham by Lord Brougham at Brougham Castle, 1839. One a query as to who was the first to weigh the water produced by the combination of the two airs. Red seal. The other from London on Arago the French astronomer, Francois Arago and the Watt memorial. Both attended this event in Paris. Each letter one page, folded, dated and signed by Lord Brougham.. Signed. Fine. 12... more information

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$1,100.00
12) The History of the Speculative Society
The Speculative Society
 
Edinburgh: Printed for the Society by T. and A. Constable, 1905. First edition. 4to. Quarter leather over decorative silk, gilt speculative society emblem to front boards, gilt titles, top edge gilt, two sides untrimmed. Large paper edition. 218 pp. including index. Illustrated with 34 plates, protective tissue, mainly engravings of Speculative Society members. The Society in the Eighteenth Century R. L. Stevenson's Description of the Society; The Founders; William Creech; The Early Days, A Case of Dis... more information

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$480.00
13) The History of the High School of Edinburgh
Steven, William, D.D
 
Edinburgh: Maclachlan & Stewart, 1849. First edition. 12mo. Decorative silk binding, arms of the school in gilt to front board, in blind to rear. Gilt titles. With its roots in the 12th century, the school can trace its history in Edinburgh to the 16th century and nurtured many famous men who went on to careers of merit, including Henry, Lord Brougham Lord Chancellor of England, Sir Walter Scott, James Pillans, Viscount Melville, Sir Charles Bell, James Boswell, Thomas Erskine Lord Chancellor of Engl... more information

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$155.00
14) Holmes's Great Metropolis: or, Views and History of London in the Nineteenth Century. Being a grand national exhibition of the British capital with historical and topographical notices of each place
Fearnside, William Gray and Thomas Harrel
 
London: Thomas Holmes Successor to Edward Lacey, 1851. First edition. No publication date, c. 1851. 8vo. Half calf over marble boards, 6 compartments, gilt decoration to spine, all edges gilt, marble endpapers. 50 fine steel engraved plates, including frontispiece and engraved title vignette. 211 pp. Contemporary ownership signature of G. P. Lascaridi, b. 1820 Prusa/Brusa, Asia Minor, d. 5 September, 1889 in Corfu, Greece/Hellenes, a merchant in London, insurance and discount agent, dealer and chapman. Br... more information

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$265.00
15) Letter to the Marquess of Lansdowne, K.G. Lord President of the Council, on the Late Revolution in France
Brougham, Lord Henry
 
London: James Ridgway, 1848. London: Ridgway, 1848. First edition. 8vo. Newly bound in cloth. 165 pp. The February 1848 revolution put an end to the July monarchy 1830-1848, replaced by the Second Republic 1848-1852, while the June Days Uprising gave a lethal blow to the hopes of a "Social and Democratic Republic" "la République sociale et démocratique", or "La Sociale". On December 2, 1851, Louis Napoleon put an end to the Republic by a coup d'ét... more information

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$320.00
16) A Letter to Henry Brougham, Esq. M.P. from A Master of Arts of Queen's College, Oxford, upon the Best Method of Restoring Decayed Grammar Schools
Master of Arts Queens College (Henry Lord Brougham)
 
London, 1818. London, 1818. First edition. 8vo. Newly bound in cloth 25 pp. Small library stamp inside on verso of title. A detailed letter which looks at the history of education and specific proposals for improvements, addressed to Henry Brougham, then member of Parliament. Fine in new cloth binding. Scarce.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$420.00
17) The London Quarterly Review. No. CLXXXIX July 1854. American Edition. Vol. XLII. No. I
Editor
 
New York: Leonard Scott & Co., 1854. American Edition, republication of the London, Edinburgh, North British, and Westminster Quarterly Reviews. No. CCCXXII. 4to. Original green wrappers, 140, iv pp. Advertising for Rowland's Macassar Oil, Rowlands' Kalydor, and Rowlands' Odonto on rear cover. 8 important articles. Reviews of: The House of Commons by Charles R. Dod, Esq. manufactory of statute law, Lord Brougham, Sir Charles Barry, British Constitution, Derby administration, Baron Rothschild, Reform Bi... more information

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$155.00
18) Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honorable Sir James Mackintosh, in 2 volumes (complete)
Mackintosh, Sir James; Mackintosh, Robert James, editor
 
Boston: Little Brown, 1853. Boston: Little Brown, 1853. First American edition from the second London edition. 2 volume set. Dark green silk with blindstamped decoration, gold titles with defined compartments. 499, 525 pp., including index. Mackintosh was a distinguished historian and statesman, also interested in literature and the sciences. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Frontispiece portrait of Mackintosh with protective tissue. The book is a compendium of letters and jou... more information

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$125.00
19) Memoirs of the Right Honourable Henry, Lord Brougham
Harwood, J., Esq
 
London: T. Allman, 1840. London: Allman, 1840. First edition. 24mo. Brown cloth with decoration in blind, Brougham coat-of-arms to front board, gilt decoration to spine. Unusual frontispiece engraving of Lord Brougham and title vignette engraving of Brougham Hall Westmoreland. "...the name of Lord Brougham must be registered to posterity with those illustrious men who have been recognized as among the greatest benefactors, not only to their own country, but to mankind in general". 444 pp. Previous... more information

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$216.00
20) Modern Leaders
McCarthy, Justin
 
New York: Sheldon & Company, 1872. Justin McCarthy, Modern Leaders. New York: Sheldon & Company, 1872. 8vo. Green cloth binding. 243 pp. Sketches of contemporary leaders, including Queen Victoria, Louis Napoleon, Empress Eugenie, the Prince of Wales, the King of Prussia, Victor Emanuel, King of Italy, Louis Adolph Thiers, duke of Cambridge, Brigham Young, English Positivists, English Tories, George Eliot, George Sand, Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton, Archbishop Manning, John Ruskin, Charles Reade, Charle... more information

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$80.00
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