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A Collection of Public General Acts of Parliament 1640-1663 (approx 36)

A Collection of Public General Acts of Parliament 1640-1663 (approx 36)

CAROLI. CAROLI II. Calf boards, some blind tooling. New spine, to style, raised bands, gilt title to red morocco label. Internally, bookplate to fpd (Sir Robt. W Vaughan, Nannau), lacks paste downs, new old endpapers, printed in black letter. Approx 36 Acts + 1 unidentified. (Contact Madoc Books for ESTC citation numbers! (8vo, 175*262 mm). Acts include but not limited to: Establishing a Post-Offic; Relief of distressed subjects; 4 subsidies granted by Clergy; 4 entire subsides to HM by the temporalty, printing seditious, treasonable and unlicensed books; bringing those persons to accompty; false packing of butter; preventing of theft and rapine upon the northern borders of england; unnecessary charge of sheriffs; importation of foreign bonelace; better relief of the poor; against exporting of sheep, wooll; establishing an additional revenue upon HM; distribution of threescore thousand pounds; exportation of leathe; repairing of common high-ways; ordering the forces; make leases, grants; granting to HM twelve hundred and threescore thouisand pounds; regulating of corporations; pains, penalties and forfeitures imposed upon the estates and persons; encrasing of shipping and navigation; vesting the arrears of the excise; repeal of a branch of a statute Primo Elizabethae; confirming of three acts; unlawfull coursing, hurting or killing of deer; better government of HM navies, ships of war; providing nescessary carriages; confirming publick acts; all such moneys, goods and other things in HN; sole right of the militia; free and general pardon; further relief of HM armie; repeal of a branch of a statute primo Elizabethae; similar to last; regulating of the Privy council. Star Chamber; speedie provision of money for disbanding the armies. [24], [8], [4] [12 -lacks 2 leaves a1/2], [56], [2], 21-23, 34-35, 26-36, [2]. [4] Tables. 25-28. 13-16. 29-39, [1]. 41-59, [1]. 61-62. 63-67, [1]. 69-71, [1]. 73-75, [1], 77-84. [2], [2] bills. 9-16, 21-27, [1], lacking 17-20. 57(but29)-124. 123-126. [2], 39-64. [2], 117-133, [1]. [12], 137-144, [2]. [2], 149-184. 185-190. [2], 193-206. [2], 305-313. 314-317, [1], [2], 243-262, [2]. [2], 265-270. [2], 331-341, [1]. 342-348. [2], 375-382,[2]. [2], 297-299. 300-301, [1]. [2], 425-438, 435-444, [2], complete. [2], 91-207, [1]. [2], 211-242, [2]. 129-143, [1] complete.
The Vale of Nantgwilt A Submerged Valley

The Vale of Nantgwilt A Submerged Valley

TICKELL R Eustace 1864-1931 VG+, 1894, 1st ed, 14 pls. In the publishers printed, soiled, quarter vellum over bevelled grey cloth, gilt & black ink titles. Spine, no title. Internally, half title, [7], 40 pp, 14 pls (mainly B&W & with guards), including 1 coloured map, & 1 model), 1 title page in red & black, grey floral endpapers, t.e.g, remainder uncut, half title with No 146 hand written below, (I have seen another copy with 352 - indicating copy numbers?), map is of the Birmigham Corporation Water Elan Supply, hinges strenghtened, plates dated 1893. Includes a chapter by Wm M Rossetti on the visit by Percy Bysshe Shelley to Cwm Elan and Nantgwilt. Title continues: Illustrative and descriptive of the Elan and Claerwen Valleys in Radnorshire Shortly to be submerged by the Reservoirs for the Water Supply of Birmingham. The preface states: The Vale of Nantgwilt lies at the junction of the rivers Elan and Claerwen on the borders of Radnor and Brecon. In this neighbourhood upwards of 45,000 acres of land have been acquired by the Corporation of Birmingham under Act of Parliament. Tickell did the original etchings in pen and ink and then copies onto the copper plates in reverse by means of a looking glass and etched in the ordinary way by Mr EJ Burrow of Cheltenham. Rare to find in this condition, complete and with the binding intact! Am presuming that the number 146 under the half title is the issue number and that it was a limited edition, but the edition printed in 1995 states that there were only 200 copies of the 1894 edition! (