Recent Acquisitions

MEMBERS OF THE BATTALION. History and memoir of the 33rd battalion machine gun corps and of the 19th, 98th, 100th and 248th m.g. companies. Printed by Waterlow Brothers & Layton, Limited. 1919. First edition.
Limited edition of 1,600 copies printed for private circulation - of which this is, curiously, number 1661. [14], 119pp. With a frontispiece, 58 coloured and sepia plates, and five maps. Original publisher's grey buckram, lettered in black, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Very slight rubbing/bumping to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, recently dispersed from the Oliver collection, with private library bookplate to FEP, later inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP; 'St. John Ernie / a slight signal of admiration / from Graham Seton Hutchison / 1931 / This volume was published privately under an omnibus authorship / for all ranks to commemorate nights spent under the same sky / G. H.'
Price
£ 200.00
[SYDNEY HARBOUR TRUST]. The port of sydney N.S.W. official handbook. Published by the Sydney Harbour Trust. 1913. Second edition.
68pp. With three illustrated colour maps, three folding monochrome photographic plates, and numerous monochrome photographic illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, housed in drab paper slipcase. Extremities rubbed and a trifle discoloured. Text-block working loose of binding, occasional short tears to folding plates/maps, with clear tape repairs to verso of one plate. Compliment slip of the Sydney Harbour Trust Commissioners loosely inserted.
Price
£ 125.00
SAUMAREZ, Rear-Admiral [Richard]. An Introductory Key to the hieroglyphic phraseology of the old testament; with numerous emendations, illustrated by An Interpretation of the First Chapters of Genesis through the medium of egyptian symbols, Extracted from Works of the most approved Authors and supported by monumental data. Published by James Lewis, [s.d., c.1858]. Second edition.
vi, 48pp, [12]. Contemporary brown buckram. Rubbed, chipping to spine, a trifle marked and discoloured. Inked ownership inscription and library shelf-marks to FEP, FFEP and Title-page detached, bookplate of the Bath Reference Library to REP.
Price
£ 200.00
THOMSON, William. A practical treatise on the cultivation of the grape vine. William Blackwood and Sons. 1871. Seventh edition.
[2], viii, 102pp. With a half-title, an 8pp terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue, and several engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
KNOX, Dr. [Robert]. Fish and fishing in the lone glens of scotland. G. Routledge & Co.. 1854. First edition.
iv, 144pp. With an engraved title-page and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Some marking, loss to head and foot of spine. Lightly spotted.
Price
£ 75.00
SHAKESPEARE, William. The dramatic works of Shakspeare. Allan Bell and Co.. 1837.
In seven volumes. Each play has a separate title and pagination. With 31 engraved plates, and numerous engraved vignettes. Original publisher's gilt-stamped salmon cloth, A.E.G., housed in original publisher's moire cloth slipcase. Spines sunned and discoloured, lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 375.00
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. The collected works of dante gabriel rossetti. Ellis and Elvey. 1890.
In two volumes. xliii, [2], 528; xl, 521pp, [1]. With half-titles. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Decorated endpapers, armorial bookplates of Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel to FEPs, internally clean and crisp. A fine set.
Price
£ 200.00
BEWICK, Thomas. A Supplement to the History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood By T. Bewick.. Printed By Edward Walker....for T. Bewick. 1821. First edition.
Two volumes bound as one, as issued. [2], 46pp, [2]. [2], 43pp, [1]. Original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. A trifle rubbed and marked, slight splitting to lower joint. Later inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 350.00
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The cenci: a tragedy in five acts. C. and J. Ollier. 1821. Second edition.
[5], viii-xvii, [1], 103pp, [1]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Later expertly rebacked to style with contemporary spine panel laid-on, a trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, upper hinge reinforced, armorial bookplate of Seward Brice to FEP, inked inscription to recto of blank fly-leaf; ' C & M / from / Maurice Baring / November / 1908'.
Price
£ 500.00
[TICKELL, Richard]. Anticipation: Containing the Substance of His M---------y's Most Gracious Speech to both H------s of P----l-----t, on the Opening of the approaching session, together With a full and authentic account of the debate which will take Place in the H----e of C------s, on the Motion for the Address, and the Amendment. With notes. Printed for T. Becket. 1778. Second edition.
vi, [2], 74pp. With a half-title. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbed to extremities. Very small hole to margin of leaf K4, slight loss to margin of L1, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 75.00
LESTOCK, [Richard]. Vice-Admal Lestock's recapitulation...containing, His Remarks on the Evidence that have been examined, relating to the late Miscarriage of his Majesty's Fleet off Toulon... Re-printed by and for George Faulkner. 1745.
22pp. Without terminal advertisement leaf. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
A GENTLEMAN OF THE ROYAL NAVY. Ad------l M------ws's conduct In the late engagement vindicated. Wherein the whole Affair is compendiously stated. The Several Pieces published by Mr. L-----k examined with Candor. And His artifices, and Recriminations, set in a proper light. Printed for M. Cooper. 1745. First edition.
[2], 47pp, [1]. Recent navy buckram-backed blue paper boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities browned and sunned. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile, traduites en vers francais par de lille. Edition a laquelle on a joint le texte latin, avec les notes et les variantes. Chez Bleuet. [1794].
384pp. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and four engraved plates. Bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership initials to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
ROGERS, Samuel. Italy. A poem.. Edward Moxon. 1842.
vii, [1], 320pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound by Hayday in richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Francis Ferns to FEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
[CHRISTIANITY]. [Transliterated from the Greek Lessons from the Bible: translated from the English by Marietta S. Ralli.]. S. K. Vlastou. 1874.
[6], 183pp, [1]. With eight engraved plates. Title and imprint transliterated from the Greek. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco. Lightly rubbed. Book-label of Caterina to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
BELSHAM, Thomas. A discourse, occasioned by the death of the right hon. charles james fox, delivered at the unitarian chapel in essex-street, October 12, 1806. Printed by R. Taylor and Co.. 1806. First edition.
[4], 31pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper wrappers, later typed paper lettering-piece to upper panel. A trifle marked. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to upper panel; 'From the Author / to R. R. Milnes Esq.'
Price
£ 200.00
A FARMER. Hints to landlords and tenants in the neighbourhood of doncaster. Published by C. and J. White; and J. Ridgway. 1827. First edition.
[4], 57pp, [3]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's drab paper wrappers, later typed lettering-piece to upper panel. Extremities marked and creased, spine a trifle chipped. Lightly dust-soiled.
Price
£ 250.00
[SOCIETY OF PAINTERS IN WATER COLOURS]. [15 catalogues for the annual and winter exhibitions of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, dated between 1868 and 1881]. Clayton and Co., and, from 1874 onwards, Harrison and Sons, 1868-1881.
15 separately issued catalogues. Stitched, as issued; those for the annual exhibition bound in original publisher's printed mauve paper wrappers, those for the winter exhibition issued without wrappers with the exception of the 1880-81. Dust-soiled, lightly creased, a trifle chipped, occasional loss to wrappers. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
[SOCIETY OF PAINTERS IN WATER COLOURS]. Exhibition of the society of painters in water colours. The Fiftieth [Fifty-First, Fifty-Second, Fifty-third]. At the gallery, 5, pall-mall east. Open from Nine till Dusk. Admittance, one shilling...catalogue, sixpence. Printed by Joseph Clayton, 1854-1857.
Four separately issued catalogues. 16pp; 15pp, [3]; 14pp; 15pp, [1]. Stitched, as issued. Dust-soiled, lightly creased, a trifle chipped, occasional ink annotations/pen-trials.
Price
£ 500.00
[LOCKE, John]. The reasonableness of christianity, As delivered in the Scriptures. To which is added, A Vindication of the same, from Mr. Edwards's Exceptions.. Printed for Awnsham and John Churchil. 1696. Second edition.
[4], 307, [5], 40pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, surface loss to spine, joints split. some loss to margins of leaves Q4 and T4, marking to p.236-237, loss to RFEP.
Price
£ 600.00