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. Heavy, extra postage will be requested.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 16245


ANONYMOUS: An Account of the Constitution and Present State of Great Britain, together with a view of its trade, policy and interest respecting other nations, & of the principal curiosities of Great Britain and Ireland. Adorn'd with cuts.

London : J. Newbery [1759]. Engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved title, and seven engraved plates. 12mo (5 5/8 x 3 1/2 inches), pages: iv:291:(1,advertisement), contemporary full unlettered sheep, some rubbing, headband chipped, upper hinge cracked but very firm; internally very clean and free from foxing. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir George Shuckburgh Bart on front pastedown and his signature and date, 1762, on front free endpaper.

£120.00

Enquire Item No. 16626


ANON: National Bank of Egypt 1898 - 1948.

Cairo: for Private Circulation ca. 1948. Portrait & Plates. Tall 8vo, pp. 155:(4), original green grained simulated leather. Endpapers foxed, binding dulled.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 6044


ASPINALL, A: [Cornwallis in Bengal: The Administrative and Judical Reforms of Lord Cornwallis in Bengal, Together with Accounts of the Commercial Expansion of the East India Company, 1786 - 1793, and of the Foundation of Penang, 1786 - 1793].

Manchester University Press, 1931. First edition. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 210-pages, original black cloth; base of spine bumped else good. Imperfect: wants title-page.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 15973


BALLHATCHET, KENNETH (Editor): East India Company Studies. Papers Presented to Professor Sir Cyril Philips.

Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1986. First edition. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 319-pages, original simulated leather gilt; very good. Inscription on front free endpaper.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16194


BENTWICH, NORMAN & HELEN: Mandate Memories 1918 - 1948.

Item No. 14954

London: The Hogarth Press, 1965. First edition. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/3 inches), 231-pages. Original cloth; a very good copy in very clean dustwrapper.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 14954


BRADDICK, MICHAEL J: The Nerves of State. Taxation and the financing of the English state, 1558-1714. In the New Frontiers in History series.

Item No. 16141

Manchester University Press, 1996. Softback. 8vo 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 244-pages, original glazed wrappers. Signature on half-title else fine.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16141


BUTLER, CHARLES: Reminiscences.

London: John Murray, 1822. First edition. 8vo, pp.xi:326, full contemporary diced tan calf, sides ruled in gilt spine gilt within compartments and on wide raised bands with green lettering piece; a handsome copy.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 1371


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.

£60.00

Enquire Item No. 14589


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.

£90.00

Enquire Item No. 10750


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.

£16.00

Enquire Item No. 16148


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.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16197


FURBER, HOLDEN: John Company At Work A Study of European Expansion in India in the Late Eighteenth Century.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948. First edition. Folding map. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 407-pages, original cloth; spine dulled and slightly faded at headband else good in soiled & chipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper.

£28.00

Enquire Item No. 15972


FURBER, HOLDEN (Editor): The Private Record of an Indian Governor-Generalship: The Correspondence of Sir John Shore, Governor-General, with Henry Dundas, President of the Board of Control 1793-1798. Edited with an Introduction and Notes.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1933. First edition. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 206-pages. Original black cloth; front free endpaper removed else good.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 15970


GORDON, LINCOLN: The Public Corporation in Great Britain.

London: Oxford University Press, 1938. First edition. 8vo, pp.viii:(1):351, original black cloth; binding a little marked but a very good copy. Ink stamped on front free endpaper "This book is the property of the North-Eastern Electric Supply Co. " and with their stamp on title.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 10404


HALKETT, GEORGE ROLAND or George Stronach (attributed to): The Diary of the Gladstone Government

Item No. 13245

London: William Blackwood, 1885. Fifty-First Thousand (Revised). Folding frontispiece, plates. Oblong 8vo (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 28-pages, original red pictorial wrappers; some foxing, corners bumped, generally good. Political Satire.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 13245


HALKETT, GEORGE ROLAND or George Stronach (attributed to): The Egyptian Red Book

Item No. 13246

London: William Blackwood, 1885. Fortieth Thousand. Frontispiece, plates. Oblong 8vo (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 32-pages, original red pictorial wrappers; some foxing, corners bumped, generally good. Political Satire.

£21.00

Enquire Item No. 13246


HALKETT, GEORGE ROLAND or George Stronach (attributed to): The Gladstone Almanack 1885.

Item No. 13243

London: William Blackwood, 1885. Fifty-First Thousand (Revised). Folding frontispiece, plates. Oblong 8vo (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), original green pictorial wrappers; generally good. Political Satire.

£16.00

Enquire Item No. 13243


HALKETT, GEORGE ROLAND or George Stronach (attributed to): The Irish Green Book

Item No. 13244

London: William Blackwood, circa 1888. Twentieth Thousand. Plates. Oblong 8vo (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 30-pages, original green pictorial wrappers; very good. Political Satire.

£21.00

Enquire Item No. 13244


HILL, S.C: Catalogue of manuscripts in European languages belonging to the Library of the India Office. vol 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.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 16198


HILL, SAMUEL CHARLES: Catalogue of the Home Miscellaneous Series of the India Office Records.

London: printed by His Majesty's Stationery Office for the India Office, 1927. First edition. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches),682-pages, original black cloth; endpapers foxed. Lacking title-page, first leaf of introduction detached, else good.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 16199


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.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 16196


INDIA OFFICE: Lists of Proceedings, etc. North-Western Provinces and other Minor Administrations. 1834-1899. Preserved in the Record Department of the India Office, London.

Item No. 15536

London: Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1902. Folio (13 x 8 1/2 inches), 126-pages. Original printed blue wrappers; wrappers now browned & torn.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 15536


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.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 11185


KAYE, G.R: Catalogue of manuscripts in the European languages belonging to the Library of the India Office. Minor collections and miscellaneous manuscripts. Section1, Nos. 1-538.

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1937. Thick 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 inches), 1167-pages, original green cloth. Lacks title-page else very good.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 16200


KNIGHTS, MARK: Politics and Opinion in Crisis, 1678-81. In the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series.

Item No 16096

Cambridge University Press, 1994. First edition. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 424-pages, original brown cloth; excellent. Signature on front free endpaper, cut panel of dust jacked loosely inserted at end.

£38.00

Enquire Item No. 16096


LAMB, CHRISTINA: Waiting for Allah.

Item No. 12719

New Delhi: Viking, 1991. Reprint (same year as first). 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 315-pages. Original cloth in edge rubbed dustwrapper; good.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 12719


MALCOLM, JOHN: [Sketch of the Political History of India, from the Introduction of Mr. Pitt's Bill, A.D. 1784, to the Present Date.] Second Edition.

[London: William Miller, 1811]. Imperfect - wanting title-page. 8vo (10 x 5 3/4 inches), 549-pages, later quarter leather, marbled boards; upper cover detached, headband chipped.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 16202


MANN, J. DE L: The Cloth Industry in the West of England from 1640 to 1880.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971. First edition. Tall 8vo, pp.xviii:371, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding headbands bumped and white spotting caused by the surface of the dustwrapper to adhere to cloth; dustwrapper poor with a 3cm tear along edge of spine and all edges chipped, rubbed and creased; internally excellent.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 9171


MEHROTRA, S.R: A History of the Indian National Congress. Volume One 1885-1918.

Item No. 15476

New Delhi: Vikas, 1995 First edition. Frontispiece. 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), 465-pages. Original black cloth; excellent in very good dust jacket.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 15476


NARAIN, V. A: Jonathan Duncan and Varanasi.

Calcutta: K. L. Mukhopadhyay, 1959. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 240-pages, original cloth; very sligtly marked in stained dust jacket.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 15969


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.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 1958


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.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 13310


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.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 16013


PHILIPS, C.H: The East India Company 1784-1834.

Manchester University Press, 1940. First edition. 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 374-pages. Original black cloth; headband worn, short splits to joints, rubbed, corners bumped. Inscribed by the author to his wife.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 15488


PHILIPS, C.H: The East India Company 1784-1834.

Item No. 15487

Manchester University Press 8vo (9 x 5 3/4 inches), 374-pages. Original cloth; headband bruised else very good in slightly edge worn dust jacket.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 15487


PHILIPS, C.H: The East India Company 1784-1834.

Manchester University Press, 1940. First edition. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 374-pages. Original black cloth; corners bumped, overall good. With loosely inserted various autograph letters from P. E. Roberts (Author of The History of British India) to the author regarding this work and a typescript copy of his review of the work for the English Historical Review.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 15971


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.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 15480


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.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 15478


PINCUS, STEVEN C. A: Proyestantism and Patriotism. Ideologies and the making of English foreign policy, 1650-1668. In the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series.

Item No. 16095

Cambridge University Press, 1996. First edition. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 506-pages, original brown cloth; excellent. Signature on front free endpaper, cut panel of dust jacked loosely inserted at end.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 16095


PLATT, JAMES: Platt's Essays. Business, Money, Economy & Life, Morality, Progress. Two volumes.

Item No. 12383

London: Simpkin, Marshall, 1883. Fifth Thousand (vol.1), Fourth Thousand (vol.2). Mounted Woodburytype portraits. Tall 8vo (10 x 6 inches), pages: 528 & 528. Original brown cloth blocked in black and lettered in gilt; headbands bruised else an extremely nice bright and tight copy

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 12383


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.

£125.00

Enquire Item No.8038


SHELLEY, PERCY BYSSHE: A Proposal for Puting Reform to the Vote throughout the Kingdom, by The Hermit of Marlow. Facsimile of the Holograph Manuscript with an Introduction by H. Buxton Forman.

Item No. 1921

London: for the Shelley Society by Reeves and Turner, 1887. 1 of 500 copies. Frontispiece. 4to, original boards uncut; binding dusty and soiled, internally sound. Bookplate. Shelley Society Publications Extra Series No. 5.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 1921


SMITH, ADAM: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. With a life of the author. Also, A view of the doctrine of Smith, compared with that of the French economists ......... from the French of M. Garnier.

Edinburgh : Printed for Stirling and Slade (& others), J. Bumpus, London, 1819. Three volumes 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: ix:lxv:360; vi:512:(1, Appendix): & v:448 plus unpaginated index. Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, spines gilt with black lettering pieces; lacking the calf from the upper compartments of the spines of all three volumes, partial crack to 2 upper joints but firm. Signature on front free endpapers. Foxing to preliminaries and at end. An uncommon edition.

£280.00

Enquire Item No. 16645


STARKEY, DAVID J: Pirates and Privateers: New Perspectives on the War on Trade in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.

University of Exeter Press, 1997. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 268-pages. Original black cloth lettered in gilt. Signature on front free endpaper else excellent. No dust jacket.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 15993


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.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 15501


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