Bibliographical account of nearly fifteen hundred curious and rare books ... relating to the history and topography of Yorkshire

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Page 20 - This modest and unpretending compilation is a pleasant addition to our topographical literature, and gives a good general account of a beautiful part of England comparatively little known. It is handsomely printed with a number of finely executed woodcuts by Mr. Howard Dudley .... No guide to the district exists applicable alike to the will,filled and scantly furnished purse — a defect which the auhor has endeavoured to supply by the present volume.
Page 27 - KING Charles the First no man of blood, but a martyr for his people. Or a sad and impartiall enquiry whether the King or Parliament began the warre...
Page 29 - AUTOBIOGRAPHY of JOSEPH LISTER (a Nonconformist), of Bradford, Yorkshire, with a contemporary account of the Defence of Bradford and Capture of Leeds, by the Parliamentarians, in 1642.
Page 18 - An Accurate Historical Account of all the Orders of Knighthood at present existing in Europe,' a work printed abroad, the author of which was Sir Levet Hanson, an Englishman.
Page 37 - Dom. 1642. A COMPLAINT to the House of Commons, and Resolution taken up by the free Protestant Subjects of the Cities of London and Westminster, and the Countries adjacent.
Page 24 - A Declaration of the Lords and Commons now assembled in Parliament, concerning the Miserable Distractions and Grievances this Kingdom now lieth in, by means of Jesuitical and Wicked Councellors now about His Majestie, 4to, 4s 13 July, 1642 Almost entirely relating to HULL.
Page 29 - A True and Plenary Relation of the Great Defeat Given by My Lord Fairfax Forces unto My Lord Newcastles Forces in Yorkshire (London, 1643), 1-8.
Page 20 - Craven, Yorkshire, its Foundation and Benefactors, Abbots, Possessions, Compotus, and Dissolution, and its existing Remains. Edited by J. Harland.
Page 29 - LIFE OF MR. THOMAS GENT, Printer, of York. Written by himself. 8vo, fine portrait, engraved by Aug. Fox. Cloth, 2s. 6d. (original price 9s.) The Author of this curious, and hitherto was the author as well as printer. The unpublished, piece of Autobiography is well Book requires no encomium to those who known by the several works of which he have read Southey's
Page 18 - To which are prefixed a critical dissertation upon the ancient and present state of those equestrian institutions, and a prefatory discourse on the origin of knighthood in general, the whole interspersed with illustrations and explanatory notes. By an officer of the Chancery of the Equestrian — secular and chapteral order of Saint Joachim.

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