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  • The Second Annual Report of the Catholic Institute of Great Britain: by CATHOLIC INSTITUTE OF GREAT BRITAIN
    CATHOLIC INSTITUTE OF GREAT BRITAIN
    The Second Annual Report of the Catholic Institute of Great Britain: With an Appendix; Containing an Abstract of Cash Account, ending 12th May 1840, List of Auxiliary Branches, List of Publications, Names and Number of Tracts, Particulars of distribution, and Forms of Bequests.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: C. Richards: 1840. A thin volume, not bound up (as issued) Titles and monogram of the institute to the front cover. Sewn. The list of patrons and the committee, led by the Earl of Shrewsbury, includes Lord Clifford as one of the (many) Vice Presidents. The Catholic Institute grew out of the Metropolitan Catholic Tract Society. The organisation was formed "To protect the rights of Conscience of the Poorer classes of Catholics and to promote the interests of Religion and charity." Irish M.P. Daniel O'Connell was also involved in the establishment of the Institute. Led initially by the Hon. Charles Langdale M.P. 26pp.

    Condition: Clean and tidy copy of this work. The pages are almost without mark, and the printing has made a clean, deep impression. Slight darkening to the front cover.

    Book ID: 1301
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  • The Selector or Say's Sunday Reporter by VINT, Mary
    VINT, Mary
    The Selector or Say's Sunday Reporter

    London: Mary Vint, 1810. First Edition. Say's Sunday Reporter was a weekly newspaper published from 1799 until at least 1810. By this issue, it was published by Mary Vint - formerly Mary Say of London. The newspaper includes summaries of military news from the London Gazette, other London news. There was also an account of the capture of Guadaloupe from the London Gazette Extraordinary of March 15th. (this is a lengthy account of two full pages). The Sunday news, included an account of a flag of Truce being delivered from General Buonaparté of France. News of European conflicts was also summarised. News of fires in London, movement of ships etc. An account of Parliamentary Intelligence give summaries of proceedings…

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    London: Mary Vint, 1810. First Edition. Say's Sunday Reporter was a weekly newspaper published from 1799 until at least 1810. By this issue, it was published by Mary Vint - formerly Mary Say of London. The newspaper includes summaries of military news from the London Gazette, other London news. There was also an account of the capture of Guadaloupe from the London Gazette Extraordinary of March 15th. (this is a lengthy account of two full pages). The Sunday news, included an account of a flag of Truce being delivered from General Buonaparté of France. News of European conflicts was also summarised. News of fires in London, movement of ships etc. An account of Parliamentary Intelligence give summaries of proceedings in the House of Lords and the House of Commons. This includes and account of the conduct of ministers. There is also an account of a mutiny in India (which had happened in September 1809). The paper ends with lists of officers to be cour martialled, and lists of deaths and marriages. And of course, an advert for Doctor Harvery's anti venereal pills! A fascinating summary of life in England in 1810. 8 pages. Clean and tidy, with just a tiny amount of nicking to the page edges, and a couple of light foxing spots. Small tax paid stamp to the front cover - not affecting text. In excellent condition for age. Mary Vint / Say is a fascinating character. She married the publisher Charles Green Say, who produced three regular newspapers. When he died in 1775 she continued to publish alone. She later remarried becoming Mary Vint, but continued as a female newspaper proprietor! She was prosecuted for libel several times and in 1781 sentenced to six months in prison for libelling the Russian ambassador. Following libels of William Pitt in 1788, there were debates in parliament and she was prosecuted once more. Despite this, she continued publishing, eventually dying in 1832. 355 by 240mm (14 by 9½ inches).

    . Première édition. Le Say's sunday Reporter était un journal hebdomadaire publié de 1799 à au moins 1810. Dans ce numéro, il était publié par Mary Vint - anciennement Mary Say de Londres. Le journal comprend des résumés des nouvelles militaires de la London Gazette, d'autres nouvelles londoniennes. On y trouve également un compte rendu de la prise de la Guadeloupe, tiré de la London Gazette Extraordinary du 15 mars. (il s'agit d'un long compte rendu de deux pages entières). Les nouvelles du dimanche comprenaient un compte rendu de la remise d'un drapeau de trêve par le général français Buonaparté. Les nouvelles des conflits européens sont également résumées. Des nouvelles des incendies à Londres, des mouvements de navires, etc. Un compte rendu des renseignements parlementaires résume les délibérations de la Chambre des lords et de la Chambre des communes. Cela inclut un compte-rendu de la conduite des ministres. Il y a également un compte rendu d'une mutinerie en Inde (qui s'est produite en septembre 1809). Le journal se termine par des listes d'officiers devant être traduits devant la cour martiale et des listes de décès et de mariages. Et bien sûr, une publicité pour les pilules anti-vénériennes du docteur Harvery ! Un résumé fascinant de la vie en Angleterre en 1810. 8 pages. Propre et bien rangé, avec juste quelques petites entailles sur les bords des pages, et quelques légères rousseurs. Petit timbre fiscal sur la couverture avant - n'affecte pas le texte. En excellent état pour son âge. Mary Vint / Say est un personnage fascinant. Elle a épousé l'éditeur Charles Green Say, qui produisait trois journaux réguliers. Lorsqu'il mourut en 1775, elle continua à publier seule. Elle s'est ensuite remariée, devenant Mary Vint, mais a continué à être une femme propriétaire de journal ! Elle a été poursuivie plusieurs fois pour diffamation et, en 1781, condamnée à six mois de prison pour avoir diffamé l'ambassadeur de Russie. À la suite de diffamations de William Pitt en 1788, des débats ont eu lieu au parlement et elle a été à nouveau poursuivie. Malgré cela, elle continue à publier et meurt en 1832. 355 x 240 mm

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    Book ID: 4288
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  • The Story of the Norman Conquest by MACLISE, Daniel
    MACLISE, Daniel
    The Story of the Norman Conquest

    Art Union of London, 1866. A nice copy of this work, produced on the 800th Anniversary of the Conquest. First Edition. Green cloth with gilt titles and decoration to the front board. There is a little rubbing and marking to the boards, with a touch of edgewear. The front end paper has a little creasing, and there are some small closed tears to the edges. The title and text pages have light foxing to them. The rest of the book has intermittent spotting. The first few leaves have light creasing to them. One introductory leaf with text and explanation to both pages. Followed by 42 leaves, with a full page engraving to the recto only of each leaf. 240 x 510 mm (9½ x 20 inches).

    Book ID: 3325
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  • The War in Korea 1950-1953 by THOMAS, Major R.C.W.
    THOMAS, Major R.C.W.
    The War in Korea 1950-1953 A military study of the war in Korea up to the signing of the Cease Fire

    Aldershot: Gale and Polden Ltd, 1954. First edition in dust wrapper. The wrapper has significant chipping and closed tears, but is still holding together, and is reasonably clean. Held within an archival wrapper. Red cloth boards are clean and tidy, with just a little bumping to the head and tail of the spine. A touch of foxing to the closed page edges. 15 black and white photographs, 5 maps. Complete. 119 pages. 190 by 125mm (7½ by 5 inches).

    . Première édition avec jaquette. La jaquette présente des ébréchures et des déchirures importantes, mais elle tient toujours et est raisonnablement propre. L'ouvrage est conservé dans une pochette d'archivage. Les planches en tissu rouge sont propres et bien rangées, avec…

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    Aldershot: Gale and Polden Ltd, 1954. First edition in dust wrapper. The wrapper has significant chipping and closed tears, but is still holding together, and is reasonably clean. Held within an archival wrapper. Red cloth boards are clean and tidy, with just a little bumping to the head and tail of the spine. A touch of foxing to the closed page edges. 15 black and white photographs, 5 maps. Complete. 119 pages. 190 by 125mm (7½ by 5 inches).

    . Première édition avec jaquette. La jaquette présente des ébréchures et des déchirures importantes, mais elle tient toujours et est raisonnablement propre. L'ouvrage est conservé dans une pochette d'archivage. Les planches en tissu rouge sont propres et bien rangées, avec juste un peu de bosses à la tête et à la queue de la colonne vertébrale. Quelques rousseurs sur les bords des pages fermées. 15 photographies en noir et blanc, 5 cartes. Complet. 119 pages. 190 x 125 mm

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    Book ID: 4252
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  • Very rare periodical, showcasing 19th century men's fashion.
    The West-End Gazette of Gentlemen's Fashions. by The Metropolitan Foremen Tailors' Society.
    The Metropolitan Foremen Tailors' Society.
    The West-End Gazette of Gentlemen's Fashions.

    London: Kent & Co, 1862. A lovely bound copy of the first year of this scarce fashion magazine. 12 issues from July 1862 - June 1863. Each issue is comprised of 4 pages of text accompanied by a folding / double page engraved diagram. These show cutting patterns for gentleman's clothing, (and one has a skeleton with accompanied text). To the rear are 10 full page colour illustrations with attractive hand colouring, showing fashions of the day. These with the mark of the fashion plate printer Louis-Joseph Mariton. In later gilt lettered three quarter leather binding. 270 x 210 mm (10¾ x 8¼ inches).

    The Metropolitan Foremen Tailors' Society was formed in 1850. In 1862 they began the…

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    London: Kent & Co, 1862. A lovely bound copy of the first year of this scarce fashion magazine. 12 issues from July 1862 - June 1863. Each issue is comprised of 4 pages of text accompanied by a folding / double page engraved diagram. These show cutting patterns for gentleman's clothing, (and one has a skeleton with accompanied text). To the rear are 10 full page colour illustrations with attractive hand colouring, showing fashions of the day. These with the mark of the fashion plate printer Louis-Joseph Mariton. In later gilt lettered three quarter leather binding. 270 x 210 mm (10¾ x 8¼ inches).

    The Metropolitan Foremen Tailors' Society was formed in 1850. In 1862 they began the "West-End Gazette"
    to provide patterns and illustrations of the clothing available. This collection of the first year's publication has been bound up - the binder has mistakenly stated "1850" to the spine rather than 1862/3 as should be embossed there.

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    Book ID: 3889
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  • The Wolfe Tone Annual 1939. by O'HIGGINS, Brian
    O'HIGGINS, Brian
    The Wolfe Tone Annual 1939. The Story of Young Ireland and the Years Before 1848.

    Dublin: Brian O'Higgins, 1939. Scarce First edition. Soft cover. The front cover is an indication of the contents. With stories of 1848, but primarily of John Mitchel. Covers age toned. Staples rusting, but binding holding firm. Also contains some fascinating local Dublin advertising of the time. 98 [6] pp. 215 x 140 mm (8½ x 5½ inches).

    Brian O'Higgins was an Irish poet, writer and lifelong Republican (1882-1963). The Wolfe Tone Annual ran for about 30 years from 1932-1962); its purpose to help raise funds for Wolfe Tone commemorations. O'Higgins was one of the founders of Sinn Féin, and used this publication to comment on recent history and current affairs. Censor authorities refused permission to publish the 1944 annual.

    Book ID: 3866
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  • Waffenfabrik katalog. Recueil des principaux catalogues des plus importants fabricants de Militaria Allemand 1920-1945 by CATELLA, Francis
    CATELLA, Francis
    Waffenfabrik katalog. Recueil des principaux catalogues des plus importants fabricants de Militaria Allemand 1920-1945

    Strasbourg: RZM / Catella, 1986. First edition. Collection of the main catalogs of the most important manufacturers of German Militaria 1920-1945 Softback, colour illustrated cover, 279 pp., fully illustrated in black and white. Nice copy with no significant flaws. French and German text. Book based on the period catalogs of the following manufacturers: Lüneburg, Eickhorn, Baumeister, etc. 300 by 210mm (11¾ by 8¼ inches).

    Book ID: 3793
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