All Books

FELL, Dr. John. The life of The most Learned, Reverend and Pious H. Hammond. Printed by J. Flesher. 1662. Second edition.
[2], 252pp, [2]. Contemporary polished calf, blind rules and corner-pieces to boards, flat spine with elaborate gilt devices of flower head tools to spines. Very slight rubbing to extremities, a little surface wear, else fine. Some loss to endpapers, occasional shaving to pagination and small paper flaws.
Price
£ 750.00
FELLOWES, Robert. A picture of christian philosophy. Printed for John White. 1799. Second edition.
xxxi, [1], 264pp. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp but for the occasional spot of dust-soiling, armorial bookplate with motto 'Just' to FEP.
Price
£ 200.00
FENNING, D[aniel].. The young man's Book of Knowledge: being a proper supplement to the young man's companion. In six parts, viz. Part I. Of Knowledge in General...Part II. Theology...Part III. Natural philosophy in general...Part IV. Geography...Part V. Geometry and Astronomy, Navigation, and Plain Sailing...Part VI. Of Music and Vibration... Printed for S. Crowder. 1786. Fourth edition.
xiv, 381pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece and five folding engraved plates. Contemporary (perhaps original? 'Price Three Shillings, bound') gilt-ruled sheep. Rubbed, some with cracking to joints. Front endpapers excised, dog-earring and contemporary ink inscription 'Joshua Aspland ejus liber 1788' to blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 250.00
FENWICK, R.O.. The Goblin Groom; A Tale of Dunse. Printed By Alex. Lawrie & Co....For Alex. Lawrie. 1809. First Edition.
[10], 125pp. With half-title. Contemporary green half-morocco, gilt, over cloth boards. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed to extremities and some bubbling to cloth, else a fine copy. Ink inscription to verso of FFEP 'Mark Burrell to Ld Frederick Fitzclarence' (illegitimate third-eldest son of King William IV). Feb 1838', further inscription neatly removed from title.
Price
£ 100.00
FENZI, Sebastiano. English and italian fugitive verses and translations. Printed by Felix le Monnier. 1861. First edition.
iv, 145pp, [1]. Later buckram-backed marbled paper boards, with original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound-in. Slight rubbing to extremities, spine sunned. Armorial bookplate to FEP of the Crawford Library with the motto 'Bibliotheca Lindesiana', light marginal damp-staining, occasional spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed to upper wrapper; 'To Lord Lindsay / trusting to his / kind indulgence S. Fenzi', head of the wrapper has been trimmed partially removing the date of presentation.
Price
£ 200.00
FERGUSON, James. Plates illustrative of ferguson's lectures on mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, pneumatics, optics, geography, astronomy, and dialing by David Brewster. Printed for Bell & Bradfute et al.. 1806. Second edition, enlarged.
Plate volume only, without separate text volume. 50 engraved plates illustrative scientific instruments and concepts. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked, slight splitting to joints. Occasional light dust-soiling to plates, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
FIELDING, C[harles] H[enry]. Memories of malling and its valley: with A fauna and flora of Kent. Henry C. H. Oliver. 1893. First edition.
xiv, 291pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, two plates, and a folding map. 6pp booklet listing subscribers loosely inserted. Original publisher's blue buckram, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, loss to head of spine, slightest of splitting to upper joint. Decorated endpapers, light spotting to frontispiece and title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
FIELDING, Henry. An inquiry into the causes of the late Increase of Robbers, &c. With some proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil. In which The Present Reigning Vices are impartially exposed; and the Laws that relate to the Provision for the Poor, and to the Punishment of Felons are largely and freely examined. Printed for G. Faulkner. 1751. First Dublin Edition.
xv, [1], 96pp. Recent blue paper wraps. Neat paper reinforcement to gutter of title. Light ink marking to title, occasional very light staining to margins, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 250.00
FIORENTINO, Giovanni. Il pecorone di ser giovanni fiorentino nel quale si contengono cinquanta novelle antiche Belle d'invenzione e di stile. Presso Riccardo Bancker. 1793.
In two volumes. xxx, [2], 304; 307pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary green calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Light rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Marbled endpapers, contemporary book-labels to FEPs, marginal loss to leaf B6, Vol. II, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
FITZGERALD, C[harles] C[ooper] Penrose. From sail to steam: naval recollections, 1878-1905. Edward Arnold. 1916. First edition.
xi, [1], 303, [1], 12pp. With half-title, a terminal publisher's catalogue, a photographic portrait frontispiece and 15 plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing and bumping to extremities. Armorial bookplate of 'Geoffrey Ronald Codrington' to FEP, foxed throughout. An association copy, inscribed to FEP 'J.E.U.P. Fitzgerald / 1916', that is John Uniacke Penrose Fitzgerald, the author's second son.
Price
£ 75.00
FITZGERALD, William Thomas. Nelson's Tomb, A Poem...To Which is Added, An Address to England on Her Nelson's Death. By the Same Author. Printed By W. Bulmer and Co....and Sold By J. Asperne. 1805. First Edition.
18pp. With half-title. Recent paper boards, paper title label to upper board. Marginal paper repairs to gutter and edges throughout, browned. With ink-stamp of the Philadelphia Mercantile Library to title and dedication.
Price
£ 300.00
FITZGERALD, [Charles Cooper] Penrose. Memories to the sea. Edward Arnold. 1913. First edition.
viii, 328, 16pp. With half-title, a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue, a frontispiece and seven plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Armorial bookplate to FEP of 'Geoffrey Ronald Codrington', foxed throughout. An association copy, with the pencil inscription to FEP of 'R.U. Penrose Fitzgerald', being Robert Uniacke Penrose Fitzgerald, perhaps either the author's first son or his brother of the same name.
Price
£ 75.00
FITZHERBERT, Nicholas. Nicolai fizerberti De Antiquitate & Continuatione Catholicae Religionis in Anglia, & de alani cardinalis vita libellus. Ad Sanctissimum d.n. paulum quintum pontificem maximum. Apud Guillelmum Facciottum. 1608.
[8], 100pp, [4]. With terminal colophon and blank. Finely bound in nineteenth-century hard-grained green morocco, gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy, with small marginal tear to C2. From the Milltown Park library, with bookplates to FEP, and neat ink-stamp to blank fly-leaf, further armorial bookplate, with motto 'RYDE THROUGH' of 'The Right Honourable John Lord Belhaven' to verso of title.
Price
£ 950.00
FLATMAN, Thomas. Poems and Songs. Printed by S. and B.G. for Benjamin Took.... 1676. Second edition.
[38], 141pp, [1]. Finely bound in early twentieth-century half blue morocco, gilt, over marbled boards. Slight marking to title; ink inscription of Tho. Mort, with the price he paid later washed out.
Price
£ 450.00
FLECHIER, [Esprit]. The life of the emperour Theodosius the Great. Written originally in French by the famous Abbot Flechier, now Bishop of Nimes, of the French Academy, for the Use of the Dauphin. Printed by F. L. for F. Saunders et al.. 1693. First edition in English.
[10], 358pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss to lower board. Recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 300.00