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Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae. Decimo Tertio. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster the Fourteenth Day of January, Anno. Dom. 1734. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Fifteenth Day of November, 1739. An Act for the more effectual securing and encouraging the Trade of His Majesty's British Subjects to America, and for the Encouragement of Seamen to enter into His Majesty's Service. Acts of Parliament.
Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae. Decimo Tertio. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster the Fourteenth Day of January, Anno. Dom. 1734. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Fifteenth Day of November, 1739. An Act for the more effectual securing and encouraging the Trade of His Majesty's British Subjects to America, and for the Encouragement of Seamen to enter into His Majesty's Service.
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].
Item #10314
Price: $150.00
Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae. Tricesimo Primo. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster, the Thirty first Day of May, Anno Dom. 1754. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the First Day of December, 1757, Being the Fifth Session of this Parliament. An Act to continue several laws therein mentioned, for granting a liberty to carry sugars of the growth, produce, or manufacture, of any of His Majesty’s sugar colonies in America, from the said colonies directly into foreign parts, in ships built in Great Britain, and navigated according to law; for the preventing the committing of frauds by bankrupts; for giving further encouragement for the importation of naval stores from the British colonies in America; and for preventing frauds and abuses in the admeasurement of coals in the city and liberty of Westminster and for preventing the stealing or destroying of madder roots.
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].
Item #10319
Price: $125.00
Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae. Vicesimo Nono. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster, the first day of May, Anno Dom. 1754. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Thirteenth Day of November, 1755, being the Third Session of this Present Parliament. An Act for the Better recruiting His Majesty's Forces on the Continent of America; and for the better Regulation of the Army, and preventing of Desertion there. Acts of Parliament.
Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae. Vicesimo Nono. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster, the first day of May, Anno Dom. 1754. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Thirteenth Day of November, 1755, being the Third Session of this Present Parliament. An Act for the Better recruiting His Majesty's Forces on the Continent of America; and for the better Regulation of the Army, and preventing of Desertion there.
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].
Item #10315
Price: $125.00
Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae. Vicesimo Quarto. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster, the Tenth Day of November, Anno Dom. 1747. And from thence continued for several Prorogations the Seventeenth Day of January, 1750. An Act for Encouraging the Making of Pott Ashes and Pearl Ashes in the British Plantations in America. Acts of Parliament.
Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae. Vicesimo Quarto. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster, the Tenth Day of November, Anno Dom. 1747. And from thence continued for several Prorogations the Seventeenth Day of January, 1750. An Act for Encouraging the Making of Pott Ashes and Pearl Ashes in the British Plantations in America.
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].
Item #10316
Price: $125.00
Cobbett's American Political Register. Volume XXX. From January to June , 1816.
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.
Item #10269
Price: $200.00
The Mirror. A Periodical Paper, published at Edinburgh in the years 1779, and 1780. The fifth edition, corrected. [Volume 1 only of 2 volumes].
Dublin: Printed for T. Walker, J. Beatty, R. Burton, P. Byrne, T. Webb, and J. Cash. 1784. [2], 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.
Item #9298
Price: $50.00
A View of the State of the Nation; And of the Measures of the Last Five Years: Suggested by Earl Grey's Speech in the House of the Lords, 13th, 1810. [Bound with] A Brief Answer to A Few Cursory Remarks on the Present State of Parties. By a Near Obse
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.
Item #10123
Price: $150.00