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[WARNER, Richard.] [Dropped head title:] The Diary of a Retired Country Parson.
Chelwood : 1848First and sole edition, privately printed at Chelwood, the north Somerset parish of the antiquary Richard Warner (1763-1857) and produced to a remarkably high early-Victorian standard (see Cotton's Typographical Gazetteer, Second Series, Oxford, 1866). With a fine provenance: ownership inscription (on front free endpaper, in Latin and Greek) of Francis... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 127816
NIXON, Richard. The Real War.
New York : 1980First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the half-title "To Victor Ross with best wishes from Richard Nixon". The recipient Victor Ross (born 1919) was senior executive at Reader's Digest and head of the firm's European division, and a collector of Presidential and Prime Ministerial signatures; he met Nixon on a few occasions. In The... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 137182
London : 1769-74First editions of the last three volumes, bound uniformly with the revised and corrected second editions of the first two volumes. Thornton had announced his intention to translate Plautus into English verse as early as December 1762, publishing specimens in Robert Lloyd's St James's Magazine. Volumes I and II were first published in 1767. To these... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 118913
(GREENLAND COMPANY.) To the Supreme Authority the Parliament of the Common-Wealth of England;
[London : 1651]A printed petition signed by English whalers and fishers around Greenland opposing the monopolistic practices of the Greenland Company, addressed to the parliament of the new Commonwealth. The petitioners, led by Richard Warner, claim that the Greenland Company is both abusing its position and under-utilizing it: "the Greenland Company strive to hinder... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 123971