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A Collection of Old and Rare Books of
CUNNINGHAM (LADY MARGARET).
12099 A Pairt of the Life of Lady Margaret Cuninghame, DAUGHTER OF THE
Reprinted from a MS. of about 1622 and edited by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe.
A very rare Newcastle printed poem.
12101 The Story of Nell Gwyn: AND THE SAYINGS OF CHARLES
12102 The Case of Sodomy, In the Tryal of Mervin Lord Audley, Earl
Thomas Brodway) who was Try'd and Condenmn'd by his Peers on the 25th April, and Beheaded on Tower-Hill, May 14, 1631. With His Articles of Belief, sent in a Letter to his Son, the Letter he writ to his four Sisters and his Speech at the Place of Execution. Likewise the Tryal and Condemnation of Laurence FitzPatrick and Thomas Broadway, who were executed at Tyburn, July 6, with their Dying Speeches. John Morphew, 1708, 8vo, sewn. £1 10s
12103 A Compleat History of the Priests and Nuns WHEREIN IS CONTAIN'D:
I. The adventures of the most principal of them with their method of Courtship.
II. Their Confessions, with the lewd use made of them.
III. The Case of Miss Catherine Cadiere.
IV. A Signal Cheat, transacted by the Dominicans.
V. The Case of Seduction; with account of the Proceedings against the Abbe' de Rues, for Committing Rapes on 133 Maidens.
To which is added ROME'S CUSTOM-HOUSE for SIN
A Table of the several Sums of Money to be paid for Dispensations of all Crimes and Villanies. Richard Adams, 1746. Engraved plates. Svo, calf RARE. £5 15s
12104 The Polite Road to an Estate, or Fornication one great Source of Wealth and Pleasure. J. Cooke, 1759. 8vo, sewn, SCARCE AND CURIOUS. £1 15s
12105 Verses Occasioned by the Judgment passed on John Ward of Hackney, In Westminster-Hall, and in both Houses of Parliament (c. 1720). FOLIO BROADSHEET POEM of 3 pp. text, a curious poem occasioned by the aquittal of Ward, charged with an unnatural offence.
12106 Machiavel's Discourses upon the First Decade of T. Livius. Translated out of the Italian; WITH SOME MARGINALL ANIMADVERSIONS NOTING AND TAXING HIS ERROURS. E. D. Thomas Paine for William Hills, 1636. FIRST EDITION. Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, THE LIFE OF CASTRUCCIO CASTRACANI of Lucca. And the Meanes DUKE VALENTINE us'd to put to death VITELLOZZO VITELLI, Oliverotto of Fermo, Paul and the Duke of Gravina. Translated out of Italian into English, by E. D. With some Animadversions noting and taxing his errours. R. Bishop for Wil Hils, 1640. FIRST EDITION. Together in 1 Vol., 12mo, contemporary morocco. £10 10 This is a rare book; it was not in the Huth or Hoe collections, nor is it mentioned by Lowndes or in the Dictionary of National Biography.