Search results for: 'GEORGE, Henry.'
GEORGE, Henry. Our Land and Land Policy, National and State.
San Francisco : 1871First edition of Henry George's first book, a vigorous remonstrance against indiscriminate land concession to corporate bodies, in which he "outlined the basic idea to which he devoted the rest of his life: that society's 'fundamental mistake is in treating land as private property'. Human labour can create wealth, he argued, only when it is applied... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 136978
TRAGARA PRESS: JAMES, Henry. Lake George to Burlington: Two American Travel Sketches.
Edinburgh : 1981Limited issue, one of four proof copies aside from the edition of 120, inscribed as such by the printer Alan Anderson on the limitation page.
While living with his family in Cambridge, Massachusetts between 1870 and 1872, Henry James wrote six travel sketches of America and Canada for the Nation. Four of them were reprinted in Portraits of Places... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 146007
LINTON, Henry. Chart of Modern History.
London & Liverpool : [c.1860?]A substantial Victorian chart of history, showing the parallel developments in the histories of the Roman Empire, the British Isles, France, Germany, Russia, China, Persia, Constantinople and Christianity, from the birth of Christ to modern times. The estimated date is based on the endpoint of dates on the chart, 1858. No other copies could be traced... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 124825
WOTTON, Sir Henry. A Parallell betweene Robert late Earle of Essex, and George late Duke of Buckingham.
London : 1641First edition. "These notices of Wotton's two chief Patrons are his most valuable contribution to the History of his own Times" (Hannah, p. xvii).
The author and diplomat Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639) entered, in 1594, the service of Robert Devereux (1565-1601), second Earl of Essex, as his agent and secretary, supplying intelligence of affairs... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 140752
WICKSTEED, Philip Henry. An Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution.
London : 1894First edition, first issue of Wicksteed's Essay on the Co-ordination of the Laws of Distribution, with several printed errors (both authorial and of production), corrected by hand at the author's instruction. An excellent association copy, being from the library of the Nobel prize-winning economist George Stigler, possibly given to him by Lionel Robbins,... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 134671
GREY, Albert Henry George, 4th earl. Hubert Hervey, Student and Imperialist.
London : 1899First edition. Attractively produced memorial volume of Hervey who died during the Matabele War in the service of the British South Africa Company of which the author, Earl Grey, "an idealistic imperialist" (ODNB), was lifetime director. Bookplate of Major-General John Ponsonby, Coldstream Guards, who served in Uganda in 1898, and during the Boer War,... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 103872
MOOR, John Henry. Notices of the Indian Archipelago, and Adjacent Countries;
Singapore : 1837First edition of one of the earliest books published in Singapore, comprising of articles first published in the Singapore Chronicle, Singapore's first newspaper, between 1824 and 1834. The proposed second part was never published. This valuable resource includes articles which would now otherwise be lost, as there are no known surviving copies of the... Learn More£28,500.00
Stock Code: 132433
HANGER, George, fourth Baron Coleraine. The Life, Adventures and Opinions of Col. George Hanger. Written by Himself.
London : 1801First edition. Extraordinary autobiography of this "irascible, violent, dissipated, extravagant, and individualistic" character. Educated at Reading School, Eton College, and the University of Göttingen, Hanger entered the army as ensign 1st Foot Guards in 1771 (ODNB). He "retired" in 1776 in a snit having been passed over for promotion, but later... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 89615
MILLER, Henry - ELLIADI, M. N. Crete, Past and Present.
London : 1933First and only edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed, partly in romanized Greek, on the front free endpaper "As a token of regard, M. N. Elliadi" to "Kyrios Henry Miller", and with a later gift inscription, from Miller and Lawrence Durrell (as "Larry") "For Ray & George, with gratitude", dated August 1962.
Although undated, the... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 142908
SLAVERY. Opinions of Henry Brougham, Esq., on Negro Slavery: With Remarks; [bound with:] Correspondence between Mr. George Hibbert and the Society of Friends; [and:] British Colonial Slavery.
London : 1826; [1833; 1833]First edition of all three pamphlets, the copies of the pro-slavery Hibbert family. George Hibbert (1757-1837) was a merchant whose correspondence with the Quakers comprises the second pamphlet, and his son Nathaniel (1794-1865) wrote the "Remarks" on Brougham in the first pamphlet; the third pamphlet was published by the Committee of West India Planters... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 135084
CILLEY, Joseph, Major General. Fully manuscript commission document, signed, appointing Enoch Page a "Captain of the Tenth Company, of the Fourth Regiment of Militia in... Province of New Hampshire".
Nottingham, NH : 1772Exemplary pre-Revolutionary War military document, linking two men with extensive service during the period: Joseph Cilley (1734-1799) and Enoch Page (1742-1832). A highly attractive piece, we have been unable to trace any other documentary material from Cilley on the market.
Cilley was born in Nottingham, New Hampshire, son of Captain Joseph... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 116877