The Library of the late Paul Betts, and other properties including Manuscripts and Photography

27 Mar 2007, starting at 10:30 BST .

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SHELLEY (GEORGE) Natural Writing. In all the hands with variety of ornament

SIDNEY (ALGERNON) Discourses Concerning Goverment

SMITH (ELIZA) The Compleat Housewife: or, Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion... fourteenth edition

SMOLLETT (TOBIAS)] The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. In Which are Included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality, 4 vol.

STAUNTON (GEORGE LEONARD) An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, 3 vol.

STEDMAN (CHARLES) The History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War, 2 vol.

BROWNE (PATRICK) The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica, 3 parts in one vol.

BURKE (EDMUND)] A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

BURNET (GILBERT) History of His Own Time, 2 vol.

BURNEY (CHARLES) A General History of Music, 4 vol.

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