All Books

[TYTLER, Alexander Fraser]. Essay on the principles of translation. Printed by Neill & Co.. 1813. Third edition.
xvi, 436pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Extremities rubbed. Slight loss to margin of Aa6, not touching text.
Price
£ 75.00
[VALPY, Richard]. A new latin vocabulary, adapted to the best latin grammars; with tables of numeral letters, english and latin abbreviations, and the value of roman and grecian coins. Printed by A. J. Valpy. 1835. Tenth edition.
viii, 100pp. Contemporary calf. Slight rubbing and soiling to extremities. Ink inscription of 'Edmund Wood (Bournhills) 14 April 1835' to FEP, occasional pencil annotations to text, sporadic dust-soiling.
Price
£ 75.00
[VINCENT, John]. Fowling, A Poem (In Five Books) Descriptive of Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Duck, And Snipe Shooting. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 150pp, [2]. Extra-illustrated with engraved title and 19 engraved plates, folding, from Howitt's British Sports. Exquisitely bound in contemporary green straight-grained morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, with double line and pointille borders enclosing several small tools. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G, attractively gauffered re-using some of the same small tools as used to boards. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester's copy, with his bookplate to FEP. Lot ticket for the Christies sale of Gloucester's library in 2006 loosely inserted.
Price
£ 3,250.00
[VIRGIL], BARRETT, John. Virgil's fourth eclogue, the pollio, chiefly considered as a birthday astrological poem in honour of Augustus. Printed at the "Chronicle" Office. 1868. First edition.
[6], 10pp. With an engraved frontispiece depicting the zodiac. Original publisher's printed tan paper wrappers, later rebacked in tan cloth. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle chipped, bottom corner of upper cover clipped. Paper repairs to bottom corners of front blank fly-leaf, frontispiece, title-page, and final three leaves of text, light marginal dust-soiling throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[VOLTAIRE]. Discorso fatto dal sig. di Voltaire, istoriografo di Francia, In occasione del suo ricevimento nell' accademia Francese, In vece del Presidente Bouhier Il Lunedi 9. Maggio 1746. [s.n.]. [1746].
35pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper boards, red morocco lettering-piece to upper board. Slightest of wear to extremities. Occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
[WALPOLE, Horace]. The Mysterious Mother. A Tragedy. Printed for John Archer, William Jones, and Richard White. 1791.
x, [3], 6-102pp. Nineteenth-century green half-calf over marbled boards. Rubbing to extremities, chipping to lettering-piece. Bookplate of Nelson Matcham (Lord Nelson's nephew) to FEP.
Price
£ 200.00
[WALPOLE, Horatio]. The case of the Hessian forces, in the pay of Great-Britain, impartially and freely examin'd; with some reflections on the present conjuncture of affairs... Printed for R. Francklin. 1731. First edition.
36pp. Disbound. Slight loss to head of title, occasional light browning to margins.
Price
£ 75.00
[WALPOLE, Horatio]. The convention vindicated from the misrepresentations of the enemies of our peace. Sold by J. Roberts. 1739. First edition.
3-29pp, [1]. Without half-title. Disbound. Title-page separated from text-block.
Price
£ 75.00
[WAR OF SPANISH SUCCESSION]. An account of the Earl of Galway's conduct in Spain and Portugal. Printed, and Sold by J. Baker. 1711.
[8], 88pp. [Bound with:] A detection of the Earl of Gallway's Conduct at Almanza... London. Printed for John Morphew, 1711. First edition. 15pp, [1]. 8vo. Recent red cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, small paper flaw to title-page vignette of first work, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[WARD, Charlotte Bickersteth]. Dawn and Sunrise: brief notices of the life and early death of barbara sophia gordon. Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday. 1870. Second edition.
xvi, 144pp. With half-title, and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to lower joint. Later armorial bookplate of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, occasional marginal chipping, foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[WARNER, Richard]. Rebellion in Bath: Or, the Battle of the Upper-Rooms: An Heroico-odico-tragico-comico Poem, In Two Cantos: By the late Peter Paul Pallet. Canto the First.... Printed for G. Wilkie and J. Robinson. 1808. First Edition.
[8], 74pp. With vignette to title. Uncut in recent calf-backed paper boards, with original title label (bearing price of 5s) affixed to upper board.
Price
£ 200.00
[WARNER, Richard]. [Drop-head title] The Diary of a retired country parson. [s.n.]. 1848.
8pp. In original decorated blue paper boards, with gilt title running through upper and lower boards. A.E.G. Slightly rubbed to extremities, else a handsome survival of a delicate production. Recently dispersed from the Bath Reference Library collection, with neat bookplate and manuscript call number to FEP, blind-stamps to text. Presented by the author to Francis Kilvert, with lengthy Latin inscription denoting receipt from the author in 1848 to FFEP, with further slip in the same hand, signed 'F.K' and dated September 1853, tipped to FEP. Small printed label 'The Rev. Francis Kilvert M...' affixed to head of upper board.
Price
£ 500.00
[WARTON, Joseph]. An essay on the genius and writings of Pope. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1782. Fourth edition.
In two volumes. xiii, [1], 415, [1]; [2], 423pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbing to spines, some slight surface loss. Booklabels and shelf marks of John Rutherfurd, Esq; of Edgerston to both FEPs, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[WATSON-TAYLOR, George]. The Old Hag in a Red Cloak. A Romance. Inscribed to the Author of The Grim White Woman. [Printed for the author by Simon Gosnell]. 1801. First Authorised Edition.
16pp. Recent cloth-backed paper boards, gilt.
Price
£ 200.00
[WELLINGTON, Duke of]. Congratulatory addresses recited in the Theatre, Oxford, at the installation of His Grace the Duke of Wellington, chancellor of the University, MDCCCXXXIV. Published by J. Vincent. 1834. First edition.
69pp, [5]. With an engraved frontispiece, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent navy cloth-backed marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece, original publisher's drab paper wrappers bound-in. Very minor wear to extremities. Light foxing to frontispiece, offsetting to title.
Price
£ 75.00