London: John Baskett, 1739. pp 131-143. 31cm. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliff for Henry Stevens, Son, And Stiles in three quarter burgundy morocco and marbled boards, with gilt filets and with titling in gilt on the spine and two raised bands; top edge gilt. War was declared against Spain on October 23, 1739, and this act enables the naval war against Spain for interfering with American trade, "which has been unjustly interrupted , on pretenses altogether groundless and unwarrantable ...Ships and vessels belonging to British subjects have been seized and confiscated, the sailors have been injuriously imprisoned, and barbarously treated, and the British Colours have insulted in the most ignominious manner...And whereas his Majesty has been obliged to declare War against the King of Spain, his Vessels, and Subjects to revenge the Injuries and obtain ample Satisfaction for the Wrongs done his subjects; now with the carrying on of said war with Vigour..." he calls upon seamen to become "serviceable to His Majesty, and for the effectual securing and extending the Trade of His Majesty's Subjects to America and elsewhere..." A fascinating document from a war that eventually merged with the War of the Austrian Succession. Slight rubbing of edges and toning of paper; otherwise in very good condition. [N51526].
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London: Thomas Baskett, 1758. pp. 958-962. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliff for Henry Stevens, Son, And Stiles in three quarter green morocco and marbled boards with gilt filets and with titling in gilt on the spine; two raised bands; top edge gilt. Extending several acts including the regulation of the trade of sugar, and the importation of lumber from the American colonies. Slight rubbing of spine. In near fine condition. [N54558].
London: Thomas Baskett, 1756. pp582-590. 31cm. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliff for Henry Stevens, Son, And Stiles in three quarter burgundy morocco and marbled boards, with gilt filets, and with titling in gilt on the spine and two raised bands; top edge gilt. An act encouraging the enlistment of indentured servants in North America into His Majesty's army, and enabling the payment of "enlistment money" to their owners during the time of the French and Indian War. In near fine condition. [N53382].
London: Thomas Baskett, 1751. pp. 1107-1111. 31cm. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliff for Henry Stevens, Son, And Stiles in three quarter green morocco and marbled boards with gilt filets and with titling in gilt on the spine; two raised bands; top edge gilt. "Whereas the making of Pott Ashes and Pearl Ashes in the British Plantations in America would be advantageous to the trade of this Nation...the several respective subsidies, customs, impositions, rates and duties now payable on Pott Ashes or Pearl Ashes made in and imported from His Majesty's Colonies in America into any part of Great Britain, shall cease, determine, and be no longer paid." Slight fading of spine and edges, slight rubbing. In near fine condition. [N52508].
New York: H. Cobbett and G.S. Oldfield, 1816. 26 issues [missing no. 6], London and corresponding American issues, stitched. 25cm. Ragged edges. Chipping of front cover, back cover missing; an unsophisticated copy in about very good condition.
Dublin: Printed for T. Walker, J. Beatty, R. Burton, P. Byrne, T. Webb, and J. Cash. 1784. , vi, 288p. 17cm. Bound in contemporary calf, red and black morocco spine labels. Edges rubbed, small stain bottom edge front cover; small paper loss in the top fore edge margin, p269; title page slightly trimmed at the top edge; bookplate of N.W. Worthington on the front cover pastedown. About very good.
London: Printed for J.J. Stockdale, 1811. 180p; 84p. 21cm. Quarter calf and marbled boards. Headcap pulled; missing the spine label; joints are dry; otherwise the interior is very good.