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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.

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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.

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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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4) Edinburgh High School, Original Engraving
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.

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5) 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.

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6) 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

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7) 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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8) 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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9) 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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10) 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.

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11) The London Quarterly Review. No. CLXXXIX July 1854. American Edition. Vol. XLII. No. I
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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12) 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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13) 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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14) 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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15) Perspectives On The Older Scottish Tongue
Kay, Christian J.; Margaret A. Mackay
Irvington-On-Hudson, New York, U.S.A.: Edinburgh Univ Pr, 2005. Reprint. 8vo. Cloth binding, 256 pp. This book celebrates the rich diversity of the Scots language and the culture it embodies. It marks two important events in Scots language scholarship: the completion of the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST) in 2001 and the publication of its final volumes in 2002. The thirteen chapters which comprise the volume cover many aspects of Scottish life as illuminated by the words used to describe the ... more information

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16) "Physics in the Eighteenth Century" article extracted from Philosophical Magazine [BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ELECTRICITY]
Dingle, Prof. Herbert
Philosophical Magazine, 1948. 8vo. Cloth binding. Bound copy of 18-page article extracted from Philosophical Magazine. Discussion of heat, light, magnetism, electricity, with several pages on Benjamin Franklin's experiments. Fine.. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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17) 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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Society of Friends
London: W. Phillips, 1812. Newly bound in cloth. 8vo. 35 pp. All edges untrimmed. A rare pamphlet describing the early relations between the Society of Friends and native American tribes in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and other areas. The focus is on education. Includes geographical description of the country with the states of New York and Pennsylvania who have been instructed in agriculture by the Committee of the Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia, also a summary of the proceedings of the Committee on Indian Civ ... more information

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19) 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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20) Substance of Mr. Brougham's Speech in the House of Commons, February 4, 1823, upon the War with Spain
Brougham, Henry
London: James Ridgway, 1823. London: Ridgway, 1823. Newly bound in cloth. 8vo. 36 pp. The Spanish Civil War of 1820-1823 was fought in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars. It was a conflict between royalists and liberals with France intervening on the side of the royalists.The rule of Spain's King Ferdinand VII (1784-1833), who refused to accept the liberal constitution of 1812, provoked widespread unrest, particularly in the army. The king sought to reconquer the Spanish colonies in the Americas that ... more information

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