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“A Mind Extraordinarily Tempted & Tried”
Peel, Lawrence.  A sketch of the life and character of Sir Robert Peel. London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1860. 8vo (19.1 cm, 7.5"). [8], 314 pp.
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Pindaric” Satire . . . Quite a Read!
Pindar, Peter [pseud. of Wolcot, John].  Peter's pension.  A solemn epistle to a sublime personage.... Second edition. London: Pr. for G. Kearsley, 1788. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.5"). [4], 47, [1 (adv.)] pp.

From aSuccessful & Insightful Indian Civil Servant
Prinsep, Henry Thoby.  The India question in 1853. London: William H. Allen & Co., 1853. 8vo (19.6 cm, 7.75"). [2], 111, [1 (blank)] pp.
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Religion Laws & Liberty
Queensberry, James Douglas, Duke of.  The speech of James Duke of Queensberry, &c. His Majesties high commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland, on Tuesday the Twenty One day of May, 1700. [with, as issued] Polwarth, Patrick Hume, Earl of Marchmont. The speech of Patrick Earl of Marchmont, &c. Lord High Chancellor to the Parliament of Scotland, on Tuesday 21. May 1700. Edinburgh: Pr. by the heirs of Andrew Anderson, 1700. Folio (31 cm, 12.1"). 2 ff.
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Oh, C'mon . . . ”
(As He Might Have Put It)
Quincy, Josiah.  [drop-title] Speech of Josiah Quincey [sic], Representative in Congress for the state of Massachusetts, on the joint resolution approving of the conduct of the executive of the United States, in relation to the refusal to receive any farther communication from the British Minister, 28th December, 1809. No place, [1810?]. 12mo. 24 pp.
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Fictitious 17TH-Century DiaryBoth Parts Matching ZAEHNSDORF Bindings
[Rathbone, Hannah Mary].  So much ofthe diary of Lady Willoughby as relates to her domestic history, & to the eventful period of the reign of Charles the First. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1845. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [4], 220 pp. [with the same author's] Some further portions of the diary of Lady Willoughby which do relate to her domestic history and to the events of the latter years of the reign of King Charles the First, the Protectorate and the Restoration. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1848. 12mo. [6], 215, [1] pp.
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Redeemed at DeathNottinghamshire Printed
(Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of).  The repentance and happy death of the celebrated Earl of Rochester. To which is added, some suitable verses on the occurrence, by Dr. Isaac Watts. Nottingham: Printed by Sutton & Son, 1814. 16mo (16 cm, 6.25"). 8 pp.
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Rotheram, John.   An essay on establishments in religion. With remarks on The confessional. Newcastle upon Tyne: Pr. by J. White & T. Saint for Wm. Sanby, 1767. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.4"). [4], 148 pp.
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The First Australian Star Catalogue Devoted to the
Heretofore Unknown Parts of the Heavens”

Rumker, Charles.  Preliminary catalogue of fixed stars intended for a prospectus of a catalogue of the stars of the Southern Hemisphere included within the Tropic of Capricorn now reducing from the observations made in the observatory at Paramatta. Hamburgh: Printed for Perthes & Besser, 1832. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 20, xxv pp.
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An AMERICAN Statesman in London First Series
Rush, Richard.  Memoranda of a residence at the court of London. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). 460 pp.
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An AMERICAN Statesman in London Second Series
Rush, Richard.  Memoranda of a residence at the court of London, comprising incidents official and personal from 1819 to 1825. Including negotiations on the Oregon question, and other unsettled questions between the United States and Great Britain. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). xii, 640 pp.
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In FOLIO: “[A] bare Narrative of matter ofFACT, digested in order of time
Rushworth, John, comp.  Historical collections of private passages of state, weighty matters in law, remarkable proceedings in five parliaments. Beginning the sixteenth year of King James, anno 1618. and ending ... [with the death of King Charles the First, 1648] ... London: Pr. by Tho. Newcomb for George Thomason, 1659–1701. Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). 5 parts in 8 vols. I: Frontis. port., [15] ff., 691, [1 (blank)], 57, [1 (blank)] pp. II: Frontis. port., [5] ff., pp. 1–617, [1 (blank)] p., pp. 717–884 pp., 1 plt. (port., Duke of Hamilton). III: pp. 885–1060, 1085–1196, 1199–1388; appendix pp. 1–315, [1 (blank)] pp.; 1 plt. (port., Earl of Strafforde). IV: Frontis. port., [3] ff., 184 pp., fols. 185–92, pp. 193–400, [16] ff., pp. 385–552, fols. 553–64, pp. 565–788, [6] ff. V: [1] f., 208 pp., pp. 259–410, 459–770, 777–99, 791–975, 974–88, [6] ff. VI: Frontis., [1] f., xvi, 148 pp., pp. 177–352, 361–656, [4] ff.; fold. plt. VIII: Title-leaf, pp. 731–890 (837, 838 repeated), 913–1056, 1059–74, 1097–1431; [1] p., [9 (index)] ff. VIII: Frontis., title-leaf, [4] ff., pp. 1–76, 101–252, 401–786, .
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For Workmen & Laborers” & Including Ruskin'sAttack on Whistler
Ruskin, John.  Fors clavigera. Letters to the workmen and labourers of Great Britain. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). 4 vols. I: 430 pp. II: 459, [1] pp. III: 425, [1] pp. IV: 412 pp.
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A Prince, Accused of Heresy & Lust
Russell, John.  Don Carlos; or, persecution. A tragedy, in five acts. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1822. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). xvi, 119, [1] pp.
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“The Grisly Form ofStar-Chamber Tyranny Stared Me in the Face
Russell, William.  Letters of William Russell, on the doctrine ofconstructive contempt. With a true copy of the original affidavit, upon which the sheriff of the county of Dublin was attached, and an accurate report of the judgment of the King's Bench in that case. Dublin: [s.n.], 1786. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [iii]–xl, 155, [1] pp. (lacking half-title).
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AnInnocent Man ExecutedHis Speech, His “Paper”
Russell, William.  The speech of the late Lord Russel, to the sheriffs: Together with the paper deliver’d by him to them, at the place of execution, on July 21. 1683. [colophon: London: John Darby (by direction of the Lady Russel), 1683]. Folio (30.2 cm, 11.9"). 4 pp.
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“A Voyage to Abyssinia”A GOOD, Lively, & Readable Account
Salt, Henry.  A voyage to Abyssinia, and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810; in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa .... Philadelphia: M. Carey; Boston: Wells & Lilly (pr. by Lydia R. Bailey), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 24, 454 pp.; fold. map., illus.

It WillImmediately RUIN a Multitude of Families”
(Schism Act, 1714).  Broadside.  Begins: “Reasons humbly offer’d to the Right Honourable the peers of Great Britain, in Parliament assembled, against the bill to prevent the growth of schism.... [London, 1714?]. Folio (31.5 cm, 12.4"). [2] pp.

SCHISM “dis-arm'd” Sole Edition
Sergeant, John.  Schism dis-arm'd of the defensive weapons, lent it by Doctor Hammond and the bishop of Derry. Paris: M. Blageart, 1655. 8vo (14 cm, 5.5"). A–Y8(-Y8, blank); [8] ff., 333, [1] pp.
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English Politics American Issues Religious “Merits”
Shebbeare, John. An answer to the queries, contained in a letter to Dr. Shebbeare, printed in the Public Ledger, August 10th. Together with animadversions on two speeches in defence of the printers of a paper, subscribed a South Briton. London: Pr. for S. Hooper & T. Davies, [1774]. 8vo (21 cm; 8.5"). 179, [1 (blank)] pp.

English REFORMATION SatirePrinted in the 19th Century ON VELLUM
[Shepherd, Luke, fl.1548].  [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. Small 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [5] ff.
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The ABOVE on PaperMore Affordably!
[Shepherd, Luke, fl. 1548].   [drop-title] John Bon and mast person. [London]: [colophon: J. Smeeton, Printer], n.d. [1807 or 1808]. 4to (21 cm, 12.25"). [5] ff.
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THIS! TimePay Attention
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley.  A comparative statement of the two bills, for the better government of the British possessions in India, brought into Parliament by Mr. Fox and Mr. Pitt...second edition. London: J. Debrett, 1788. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). 39, [1 (blank)] pp.

& the EXCISEMAN Ends Up in HELL
Sir Neil and Glengyle, the highland chieftains; a tragical ballad.  And the drunken exciseman. Glasgow: Pr. for the booksellers, n.d. (ca. 1848). 12mo. 24 pp.
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Southey, Robert. Vindiciæ ecclesiæ anglicanæ. Letters to Charles Butler, Esq. comprising essays on the Romish religion and vindicating the Book of the Church. London: John Murray, 1826. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). xxvi, 526, [2] pp.
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One of the FirstEnglish Histories IN English
Speed, John.  The historie of Great Britaine under the conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their originals, manners, habits, warres, coines, and seales: with the successions, lives, acts, and issues of the English monarchs from Iulius Caesar, unto the raigne of King Iames, of famous memorie. London: Pr. by John Dawson [and Thomas Cotes] for George Humble, 1632. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.25"). [10] ff., 1042 pp.; 1043–1086 ff., 1087–1237, [85 (index)] pp. (lacking frontis.); illus.
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The Wickedness of Government
Spittlehouse, John.  Certaine queries propounded to the most serious consideration of those persons now in povver. London: Livewell Chapman, 1654. 4to (18 cm, 7.1"). [2], 14 pp.
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Englishmen on theFrench Revolution
      Letters to Dr. Priestley in America”
[Stone, John Hurford, et al.]. Copies of original letters recently written by persons in Paris to Dr. Priestley in America. Taken on board a neutral vessel. Third edition. London: J. Wright, 1798. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.1"). 36 pp.
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A CANADIAN'sFirst & Last Appearance
Sturrock, W.  A military mite to the mountain of literature, or, The rhymes of a red coat. Quebec: Middleton & Dawson, 1858. 12mo (16.5 cm; 6.375"). 40 pp., [2] ff. .
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