Recent Acquisitions

[LONDON GAZETTE]. The London Gazette. Published by Authority. From Tuesday March 11. to Saturday March 15. 1739. Edward Owen, 1739, [i.e. 1740].
[4]pp. Uniform age browning, edges untrimmed, some creasing and folding, faded half penny stamp to lower outer blank margin of second leaf, with ink inscription to verso.
Price
£ 75.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. The London Gazette. Published by Authority. From Saturday June 21. to Tuesday June 24. 1740. Edward Owen. 1740.
[4]pp. Slight age browning, edges untrimmed, dusty and slightly marked, couple of stab holes at gutter, one affecting two letters of text, half penny stamp to lower outer blank corner of first leaf. Contemporary inscription on first leaf.
Price
£ 75.00
SCHMIDT, George. Souvenir de America Central. George Schmidt. 1903.
[2], 50 photographic plates. Stitched in original pictorial wrappers, upper wrapper with drawing of Central American landscape. Wrappers slightly faded and creased at margins, very minor toning, expert small repair to outer blank margin of four leaves. Else a clean copy.
Price
£ 250.00
CRESSWELL, Walter D'Arcy. Poems (1921-1927). Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd.. 1928. First edition.
[10], 78pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and bumped, chipping to dustwrapper spine. Inked correction to p.57, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
WALKER, Thomas. The original. Henry Renshaw. 1836. Second edition.
iv, 444pp. Contemporary half-calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled paper boards, morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
BICKLE, Jebus. Lays of Lyonesse. And Other Verses. The Camborne Printing & Stationery Company. 1900. First edition.
200pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, FFEP torn and working-loose, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
TROLLOPE, Anthony. The golden lion of granpere. Tinsley Brothers. 1872. First edition.
[4], 353pp, [1]. With a half-title and a 16pp terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red-brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and worn, joints split, chipping to head and foot of spine. Hinges partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[THORTON, John]. Solid resources for old age; or, the means by which the evening of life may be rendered both profitable and pleasant. Printed for William Baynes and Son. 1824. First edition.
viii, 136pp. Uncut in original publisher's cloth-backed drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, loss to lettering-piece. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
CURWEN, Annie Isabel. Poems. The Barrow Printing Company. 1899. First edition.
284pp. With a portrait frontispiece. Contemporary brown morocco, gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Upper joint partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[PREVOST, Abbe]. The Dean of Coleraine. A moral history, Founded on the memoirs of an Illustrious Family in Ireland. Printed for T. Cooper, 1742-43. First edition in English.
In three volumes. [2], 290; 275, [1]; 287pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Slight loss to upper corners of leaves K8-10 - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
[STERNEANA]. The life and memoirs of Mr. Ephraim Tristram Bates, commonly called Corporal Bates, A broken-hearted Soldier... Printed by Malachi ****, for Edith Bates, Relict of the aforesaid Mr. Bates, and sold by W. Owen. 1756. First edition.
v, [1], 238pp. Without the final advertisement leaf. Later half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt, all edges red. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional ink-spotting, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 450.00
CAMPBELL, Thomas. The pleasures of hope, with other poems. Printed for Mundell, Doig, & Stevenson... 1807. Ninth edition.
[8], 136, 16pp. With four engraved plates, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Contemporary gilt-ruled red morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very slight loss to lower corner of leaf A1, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
MILLS, Charles. The history of chivalry, or, knighthood and its times. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1825. First edition.
In two volumes. xxvi, 409, [1]; vi, 383pp. With an engraved title-page to each volume. Contemporary marbled paper boards, recently rebacked in calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, title-pages foxed, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
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
[ENGLISH THEATRE]. Timoleon: or, The Revolution. A Tragi-Comedy. Printed by W. Onley, for John Sturton. 1697. First edition.
[8], 80pp. Later half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Leaves browned/foxed, later inked annotation to title-page.
Price
£ 450.00
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile. [s.n.]. 1777.
[4], 191pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked inscription to head of title-page, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
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