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1) 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
2) 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
3) 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
4) 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
5) 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
6) 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
7) 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
8) Observations on the Means of Providing Naval Timber
Eden, Frederick Morton, Bart. (Sir Frederic Eden)
 
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807. First edition. 8vo. New cloth binding, gilt titles. 43 pp. Scarce pamphlet, only two in COPAC, none in LOC. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, "Sir Frederic Eden Bart." on title page. Essay that discusses the scarcity of oak suitable for ships, followed by a discussion of the reformation of the Poor Laws which deserve consideration: specifically, the appropriation of land to be rented by labourers, the organization of friendly societies, and the promotion of educat... more information

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$950.00
9) A Paper on the Treatment of Criminals in Certain States of Germany read in his absence by Lord Brougham at the Second Annual Meeting of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, held at Liverpool in October 1858
Hill, Matthew Davenport; Brougham, Henry Lord
 
Private Press, 1858. First edition, privately printed. 8vo. A Paper on the Treatment of Criminals in Certain States of Germany read in his absence by Lord Brougham at the Second Annual Meeting of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, held at Liverpool in October 1858, together with His Lordship's Interlocutory Observations. President of the Meeting: Lord John Russell. Section on Punishment & Reformation, President of the Section, The Earl of Carlisle. Thursday, October 14th. Intr... more information

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$450.00
10) A Refutation of the Calumnies against The Lord Chancellor [Lord Brougham] Contained in the Last Number of The Quarterly Review in an Article upon the Pamphlet entitled "The Reform Ministry and the Reformed Parliament"
Cooper, Charles Purton
 
London: James Ridgway, 1834. London: Ridgway, 1834. Fourth edition, stated. 8vo. Bound in marble boards, 129 pp. A reprint of the third edition, so stated, Considers the nomination of James Brougham to the Offices of Clerk of the Patents and Registrar of Affidavits; The Chancery Regulation Act of the last session, and its Compensation Clauses; The New Bankruptcy Court, and the Secretary of Bankrupts; The transfer of the Appointment of the Masters in chancery from the Chancellor to the Crown; the Appointment... more information

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$310.00
11) Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius in the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer; Together with cases tried on the circuits. English Common Law Reports v47
Carrington, F. A. and A. V. Kirway
 
Philadelphia: T. & J. W. Johnson, 1854. Philadelphia: Johnson, 1854. 8vo. Cloth binding, 785 pp. Reprint of Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law. Condensed by Hon. Thomas Sergeant and Hon. Thomas McKean Pettit, reprinted in full. containing Cases at Nisi Prius in the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer; together with Cases tried on the Circuits, and in the Central Criminal Court: from Hilary Term, 6 Vict., to Trinity Term, 8 Vict. Before LORD D... more information

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$185.00
12) The Right Honourable Benjamin Disraeli, M.P.: A Critical Biography, Reprinted with Additions from Fraser's Magazine
Francis, George Henry
 
London: John W. Parker & Son, 1852. London: Parker, 1852. 12mo. Decorative dark green silk. pp. 119, 8 catalogue. A scarce laudatory critical political biography of Disraeli. Previous owner name to front endpaper and title. Near fine.. First Edition. Decorative Silk. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$145.00
13) The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1826-1848
Percival, Janet
 
London: The Library of University College London, 1978. 4to. ISSN 0309-3352. Occasional Publications No. 5. 120 pp. Finding aid for the Society of Useful Knowledge papers in the library of the University College London. New.. Trade Paperback. New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$49.00
14) The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1826-1848
Percival, Janet
 
London: The Library of University College London, 1978. 4to. ISSN 0309-3352. Occasional Publications No. 5. 120 pp. Finding aid for the Society of Useful Knowledge papers in the library of the University College London. New.. Trade Paperback. New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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15) The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1826-1848
Percival, Janet
 
London: The Library of University College London, 1978. 4to. ISSN 0309-3352. Occasional Publications No. 5. 120 pp. Finding aid for the Society of Useful Knowledge papers in the library of the University College London. New.. Trade Paperback. New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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16) The Speech of Lord Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of England, Delivered in the House of Lords, Oct. 7, 1831, on the Second Reading of the English Reform Bill; with Earl Grey's Reply to the Opposition; and A List of the Majority and Minority
Brougham, Lord Henry; Grey, Earl
 
London: W. Harding. Fourteenth Edition, corrected and revised by W. Harding, Late Reporter to Hansard's Parliamentary Debates. Genuine Verbatim Edition, stated. Lord Brougham's major legislative contribution, The Representation of the People Act 1832, commonly known as the Reform Act 1832, was an Act of Parliament that introduced wide-ranging changes to the electoral system of the United Kingdom. According to its preamble, the act was designed to "take effectual Measures for correcting divers Abuses th... more information

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$320.00
17) A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the Year 1853
Taylor, Bayard
 
New York: G. P. Putnam, 1855. First Edition. New York: Putnam, 1855. 8vo. Contemporary half calf over marble boards, 6 compartments, leather spine labels, all edges marble, marble end papers. Engraved frontispiece of Taj Mahal and title vignette. Boards rubbed and nicked, small hole to spine leather. Binding/hinges solid. Just about very good condition.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$135.00
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