Recent Acquisitions

MUSGRAVE, William. De arthritide Primigenia & Regulari. Apud T. Payne, B. White, J. Robsob, & P. Elmsly. 1776. 1st Edition.
iv, [16], 195pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, upper board bowed. Contemporary armorial bookplate of Frederick Lambert to FEP, later shelf-label of Garratts Hall Library pasted beneath, small ink-stamps of the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne to verso of title-page and foot of p.51, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
DARWIN, Charles. The variation of animals and plants under domestication. John Murray. 1888. Second edition, sixth thousand.
In two volumes. xiv, 473, [1]; x, 495, [1], With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. and a 32pp publisher's advertisement catalogue to Vol. II. Very slight rubbing a marking to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of S. H. Hammond to FEPs, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
NEPOS, Cornelius. Cornelii nepotis excellentium imperatorum vitae. Typis J. Brindley. 1744.
[14], 118pp, [10]. With an engraved title-page and a terminal list of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
[BRIENNE, Henri-Auguste de Lomenie, comte de]. Recueil de diverses pieces curieuses pour servir a l'histoire. Jean du Castel. 1664.
297pp. Contemporary red half-morocco, red melange paper boards, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[PIRCKHEIMER, Willibald et al.]. Dissertationum Ludicrarum et Amoenitatum, Scriptores varii. Apud Franciscos Hegerum & Hackium. 1638.
7, [1], 528, [1] 556-567, [5], 531-552pp. Partially misbound. With an engraved title-page. Later gilt-ruled red morocco. Extremities a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of James Whatman to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, leaves lightly browned, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
[BADESLADE, Thomas]. Chorographia Britanniae. A set of maps of all the counties in england and wales... Printed for and Sold by WH Toms. 1742.
46 maps, five leaves of tables, title-page and dedication leaf, all entirely engraved. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf. Heavily rubbed. Near contemporary inked inscription of 'James Barstow Gray's Inn' to verso of title-page, occasional inked corrections to text, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
SWIFT, [Jonathan]. The right of precedence between Physicians and Civilians Enquir'd into. Printed at Dublin in the Year 1720; and Reprinted at London for J. Roberts. [1720?]. Second edition.
32pp. With a half-title. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription of Isaac Atkinson to head of half-title, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Ed. Chaloner to first page of text, leaves lightly browned, occasional spotting, chipping to margins of final leaf.
Price
£ 250.00
M[ARKHAM], G[ervase]. Country Contentments. Or, the husbandmans recreations: containing the wholsome Experience, in which any ought to Recreate himselfe, after the toyle of more serious businesse... Printed by William Wilson, for George Sawbridge. 1660. Ninth edition.
[4], 92pp, [4]. Later calf-backed green buckram boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Marginal repairs to title-page, near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Thomas Jones to verso of title-page and margins of p.60-61, very occasional ink-spotting, lightly browned/dust-soiled.
Price
£ 375.00
M[ARKHAM], G[ervase]. Cheape and Good husbandry For the well-Ordering of all Beasts, and Fowles, and for the generall Cure of their Diseases. Contayning the Natures, Breeding, Choise, Use, Feeding, and Curing of the diseases of all manner of Cattel, as Horse, Oxe, Cow, Sheepe, Goates, Swine, and tame-Conies... Printed by T[homas] S[nodham] for Roger Jackson. 1623. Third edition.
[22], 179pp, [1]. Without initial blank leaf. Later navy half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Very occasional marginal burns/annotations.
Price
£ 625.00
[HUDDESFORD, George]. Salmagundi; a miscellaneous combination of original poetry: consisting of illusions of fancy; amatory, elegiac, lyrical, epigrammatical, and other palatable ingredients. Printed by T. Bensley. 1791. First edition.
[6], 151pp, [3]. With an additional engraved title-page and a terminal errata leaf.Recent brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed, very occasional contemporary inked manuscript corrections to text.
Price
£ 75.00
SALLUST. C. crispi sallustii belli catilinarii et jugurthine historiae. Excudebant J. & P. Wilson. 1808. First edition.
144pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt supralibros to both boards. Rubbed, some surface loss to spine and lower board. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
[LEEDS MUSIC HALL]. Music-Hall, Albion-Street, Leeds. A subscription concert will take place On wednesday evening, January 5th, 1825, for the benefit of mrs. hopkinson, widow of the late Mr. john hopkinson, Music Master... J. Todd, Printer. 1825. First edition.
12pp. Later drab paper wrappers. A trifle spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
GOETHE, [Johann Wolfgang von]. EASTLAKE, Charles Lock. Goethe's theory of colours; translated from the german: with notes by charles lock eastlake, R.A., F.R.S.. John Murray. 1840. First English edition.
xlviii, 423pp, [1]. With hand-coloured frontispiece and three further plates, two of which also hand-coloured. Original publisher's blindstamped brown cloth, gilt. Slightly rubbed, short splits at head and foot of spine, bumping to corners. Internally clean and crisp, with just occasional spotting. Early ink inscription (?Meryl Nin) to FEP, twentieth-century ink inscription of 'Talbot M. Rogers 1933' to FFEP.
Price
£ 1,500.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. Catalogue des livres composant la bibliotheque De feu M. de genoude...Dont la vente se fera Le Lundi 5 Novembre 1849, et jours suivants, a 6 heures du soir, en son domicile, rue du doyenne, No 12... Pourchet Aine, Librarie. 1849. First edition.
[2], 56pp. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Slightly creased and a little marked, slight chipping to edges, otherwise a crisp copy.
Price
£ 375.00
ZSOLNAY, Samuel de. Dissertatio inauguralis medica Scarlatina... Typis Math. Andr. Schmidt. 1816. First edition.
75pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle spotted. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to foot of title-page.
Price
£ 200.00
[FENELON, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-]. The adventures of telemachus The son of ulysses. Printed for William Churchill. 1719.
Two volumes bound as one. xxxvi, 309, [1]; [2], 264, [3], 468-487pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Title in red and black. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to spine. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Mary Sadler to Vol. I title-page, closed tear and paper repair to margin of leaf E1, closed horizontal tear to leaf N10, without loss, lower corner of F1 torn away, Vol. II with loss to a few words on three lines recto and verso, closed tear and paper repair to margin of leaf H3, Vol. II.
Price
£ 650.00
GROSIUS, [Henningus]. Magica de spectris et apparitionibus spiritu De Vaticiniis Divinationibus &c.. Apud Franciscum Hackium. 1656.
[24], 636pp, [34]. With an engraved title-page. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in recent gilt-tooled red morocco. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked inscription to verso of title-page.
Price
£ 1,000.00
BUNTING, Heinrich. Itinerarium totius sacrae Scripturae. Or, The Travels of the Holy Patriarchs, Prophets, Judges, Kings, our Saviour Christ, and his Apostles, as they are related in the Old and New Testaments... Printed by Adam Islip. 1619. First English edition.
[6], 562 [i.e.570]pp, [6]. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities marked and discoloured, remnants of original ties, some loss to upper wrapper, some splitting to hinges where thongs have split. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of upper wrapper contemporary inked inscription of '26 May 1620: Pret' to head of title-page, small hole to fore-edge of leaf G4, short tear to text of leaf Bb1, loss to lower corner of leaf Hh3, otherwise a very fresh, unpressed copy.
Price
£ 1,250.00
TERENCE. Publii terentii afri comoediae sex ad fidem editionis zeunianae accurate recensitae. Harding, triphook, et Lepard. 1825.
[2], 351pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Contemporary bookplate of William Cavendish to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 175.00
TCHIHATCHEV, [Pyotr Aleksandrovich]. Nouvelle phase de la question d'orient. E. Dentu. 1860. First edition.
32pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrapper. Lightly marked/spotted, some chipping to margins
Price
£ 200.00