Economics & Politics

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION: American Bar Association visit to England, Scotland and Ireland 1924. Memorial Volume.

Item No. 16245

New York: Pandick Press,1926. Edition de Luxe, No. 40 of 250 copies. Portraits. Large 8vo (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches), pages: 444:55, contemporary three-quarter crushed brown morocco, top edge gilt; some sunning to the spine but overall strong, sound, and attractive. Engraved armorial bookplate of Viscount Finlay on front pastedown.

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CONNELLY, PIERCE: Domestic Emancipation from Roman Rule in England. A Petition to the Honourable House of Commons.

London. T. Hatchard, 1852. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4x 5 1/2 inches), 15-pages. Unbound pamphlet, stitched as ussued. Half-title & title browned. 


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CONYBEARE, C. A. VANSITTART: The Place of Iceland in the History of European Institutions: Being the Lothian Prize Essay, 1877.

Oxford and London: James Parker, 1877. First edition. 8vo (7 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 148-pages with 16-page publisher's catalogue at end. Original brown fine pebble-grained cloth; rubbed, headband chipped. Perhaps the author's own copy as his initials are inscribed in ink on front free endpaper. Ms. notes in ink on verso of front free endpaper. Rare.


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CUNNINGHAM, T: A New Treatise on the Laws concerning Tithes: Containing All the Statutes, Adjudged Cases .... The Third Edition, Corrected and Enlarged; with the addition of Several Cases never before printed.

Item No. 10750

London: by His Majesty's Law Printers for W. Griffin, 1748. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches), later full tan calf with red and black lettering pieces; with the half titles. 304-pages plus unpaginated index. Some marginal staining to prelims. One worm hole affecting upper blank margin of prelims; generally very good. Modern signature on front free endpaper.


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DUPLESSIS, ROBERT S: Transitions to Capitalism in Early Modern Europe. In the New Approaches to European History series.

Cambridge University Press, 1997. First edition. Softback. 8vo (9 x 6 inches),329-pages, original glazed wrappers. Signature on half-title else fine.


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EON DE BEAUMONT, CHARLES GENEVIEVE LOUIS AUGUSTE ANDRE TIMOTHEE D': Mémoires historiques & politiques sur les finances : Par Monsieur D.D.B.

Item No. 17482

Londres : chez Pierre Mortier, libraire, 1773. 2 volumes 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches), pages xcii:163 & 316, contemporary full marbled tan calf. Some light damp-marking to last few pages of volume one, some browning. Spines very dry and chipped, hinges cracked but firm. With the bookplates of James Bonar (1852-1941) Scottish political economist and historian of economic thought. A rare edition. Anon.


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FOSTER, WILLIAM: A Guide to the India Office Records, 1600-1858.

London: for the Idia Office, 1919. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 130-pages, original cloth-backed boards; boards browned and inscribed "Record Dept. (Library Copy)". Paper stripped from front pastedown, else good.


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HILL, S.C: Catalogue of manuscripts in European languages belonging to the Library of the India Office. Volume 2. Part 1:The Orme collection.

Oxford University Press, 1916. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches), 421-pages, original green cloth. Lacking title-page else good. Inscribed by the author to H. Dodwell, thanking him for his assistance. With Dodwell's bookplate on front pastedown.


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HOPE, VALERIE; BIRCH, CLIVE; & TORRY, GILBERT.: The Freedom. The Past and Present of the Livery Guilds and City of London.

Item No. 17024

Buckingham: Barracuda Books, 1982. No. 837 of an unspecified edition. Illustrations. 4to (10 1/2 x 8 inches), 288-pages. Publisher's half dark blue morocco, red cloth boards blocked in gilt, top edge gilt. Red cloth a little marked, leather at head of upper cover abrased otherwise excellent.


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IMPERIAL RECORD DEPARTMENT: List of the Heads of Administration in India and of the India Office in England, corrected up to 1 February 1923.

Calcutta: Government Printing, India. 1923. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 73-pages. Original cloth-backed printed boards; boards dusty, some browning.


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KAMINSKY, ARNOLD PAUL: Policy and Paperwork, the India Office, 1883-1909.

Not published, circa 1975. Unpublished xerox, 4to, 61-pages, plain wrappers. With typescript aerogramme from the author to the grandson of Sir Arthur Godley respecting Sir Arthur's career at the India Office, this dated 1975.


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MITSUI GINKO: The Mitsui Ginko, the Oldest Banking Establishment in Japan. A Handbook for 1897.

Item No. 17773

Tokyo: Mitsui Ginko, 1897. Tinted plates. 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 inches), original printed wrappers; soiled, blank fore-edge of upper wrapper partly defective. 21-page history/introduction in English, the substantial remainder in Japanese.


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O'CONNELL, DANIEL: Discours sur l'Acte du Parlement d'Angleterre, relatif a la suppression de l'Association Catholique d'Irlande, prononce par Mr. O'Connell.

London: Clement, (c. 1825). 8vo, pp.vii:27:(1), disbound.


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PARLIAMENT: Report of the South African Native Affairs Commission, 1903-1905. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty, April, 1905.

Item No. 13310

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1905. Folio (13 x 8 1/2 inches), 97-pages. Original blue printed wrappers, stitched, as issued. Wrappers edge creased and a little torn.


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PHILIPS, SIR CYRIL (Chairman): The Royal Commission on Criminal Procedure. Report Presented to Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, January 1981. Chairman's copy - Finely bound.

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1981. 8vo (10 x 6 inches), 241-pages. Contemporary full crimson morocco, sides gilt ruled enclosing the royal arms in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, original wrappers retained. With typescript leaf bound in at front "For Our Chaiman in Respect and Affection Suaviter in Modo, Fortiter in Re", with the signatures (Christian names only) of 14 members of the commission below in ink. Spine sunned else very good.


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PHILIPS, C. H: The Evolution of India and Pakistan 1858 - 1947. Select Documents. [ Being Vol. 4 in the series "Select Documents on the History of India and Pakistan"].

Item No. 15480

London: Oxford University Press, 1964. First reprint. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches), 786-pages. Original cloth; very good in edge worn dust jacket. Newspaper review of this work stapled to half-title.


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PHILIPS, C.H: The Partition of India 1947. The Twenty-fourth Montague Burton Lecture on International Relations.

Item No. 15478

Leeds University Press, 1967. First edition. Maps. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 36-pages. Original printed wrappers wire-stitched as issued; fine.


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PLUCKNETT, T.F.T: Early English Legal Literature.

Item No. 17894

Cambridge University Press, 1958. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 120-pages. Original cloth; very good in a little edge worn but good price clipped dust jacket.


Cambridge University Press, 1958. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 120-pages. Original cloth; very good in a little edge worn but good price clipped dust jacket.


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PUDSEY, WILLIAM: The Constitution and Laws of England Consider'd.

Item No. 8038

London: for Tim. Goodwin, 1701. First edition. 8vo, pp. (8):311:(1, advertisements), contemporary full calf; binding very rubbed, lacking lettering piece, spine chipped, joints cracked, upper board held on cords. Browning and spotting especially prelims. and at end. Rare.


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SULLIVAN, T.D; A.M; & D. (Editors): Speeches from the Dock: Or, Protests of Irish Patriotism. Containing Introductory Sketches & Biographical Notices.

Item No. 15501

Dublin: M. H. Gill n.d. Not dated but an early edition. Engraved portraits. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 360-pages. Original pictorial wrappers blocked in colours; wire-stitched as issued. Backstrip chipped, lower fore-corner of upper wrapper and prelims creased and slightly chipped, some marginal age-toning.


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