Recent Acquisitions

H[OARE]., W[illiam]. Amusement of Leisure Hours.. [Privately Printed?] By Christiana Rickaby, Peterborough Court, Fleet Street, [1803]. [1803?]. First Edition.
56pp. Stitched within recent marbled paper wraps. Printed on thick, fine paper, lending further weight to the argument that this was privately printed. Inscribed 'with W. Hoare's best respects and compliments' to head of title.
Price
£ 450.00
[GIFFORD, William]. An Heroic Epistle to Mr. Winsor, The Patentee of the Hydro-Carbonic Gas Lights, and Founder of the National Light and Heat Company. Printed for R. Spencer. 1808. First Edition.
[4], 18pp, [2]. With half-title. Uncut, stitched within recent marbled paper wraps.
Price
£ 300.00
HUNTER, Mrs John. The Sports of the Genii. Printed for T. Payne. 1804. First Edition.
[8], 16pp. With half-title, interleaved with 14 engraved plates. Disbound, preserved in later folding paper wraps with paper title label to upper wrap.
Price
£ 325.00
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
WALLIS, Richard. The Happy Village. A Poem. Dedicated to the Honble. & Reverend the Trustees of the Late Lord Crewe.... Printed and Sold By John Paxton. 1802. First Edition.
[2], 20pp. Title page engraved, with large copper-engraved vignette from the workshop of Thomas Bewick. Finely bound in antique style calf-backed marbled boards, vellum tipped corners, gilt. Thomas Davidson's copy, with his ink inscription to FEP and title, bookplate to FEP.
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£ 1,000.00
CANNING,T.. The Wedding and Bedding: Or, John Bull and His Bride Fast Asleep. A Satirical Poem. Containing, An History of the Happy Pair, From Their Infancy to the Present Period. With Reasons for, and Means Used, to Accomplish Their Union.... Printed By Sidney and Evans...for J.S. Jordan.. [1800]. First Edition.
55pp, [1]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's stitched paper wraps. Slightly rubbed, with loss to spine, else a fine unsophisticated copy.
Price
£ 600.00
TEMPLETON, James. Poems. Printed for the Author, By Graisberry and Campbell. 1809. First Edition.
[12], iii-vi, 224pp. With a 9pp list of subscribers. Recent antique-style calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Ink-stamp of Mercantile Library, PA, to title and occasionally to text. A little marginal chipping to prelims.
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£ 200.00
MOLLESON, Alexander. Miscellanies in Prose and Verse. Printed By R. Chapman, For Alexander Molleson. 1806. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, [2], 221pp, [1]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in recent antique-style marbled calf, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, by Philip Dusel. Some marginal chipping and staining at front and rear.
Price
£ 250.00
LLWYD, Richard. Gayton Wake, or Mary Dod; and Her List of Merits. A Poem in Four Parts. Printed By J. Fletcher and Sold in London By E. Williams. 1804. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 62pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, titled in manuscript to spine and head of upper board. Very slightly rubbed, else fine. Presentation copy, inscribed 'From the Author of the Miss Gleggs' at head of title, later ink inscription of E.B. Rollo to FEP.
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£ 350.00
HUDDESFORD, George. The Poems of George Huddesford, M.A. Late Fellow of New College, Oxford. Now First Collected. Including Salmagundi, Topsy-Turvy, Bubble and Squeak, and Crambe Repetita. With Corrections, and Original Additions.. Printed for J. Wright...by W. Bulmer and Co.. 1801. First Collected Edition.
Two volumes in one. viii, 145, [3]; [4], 176pp. With terminal errata leaf to Vol I. Contemporary green morocco, gilt. Rubbed to spine and extremities. Bookplate of Lord Teignmouth to FEP.
Price
£ 100.00
[HARDINGE, George]. The Filial Tribute. Printed By William Bulmer and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
[2], ii, 47pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards. Rubbed, with some loss to spine, extremities. Contemporary ink inscription of J.R. Flowers to FFEP, ink-stamp of the same to head of title.
Price
£ 300.00
BISSET, James.. The Patriotic Clarion, [or Britannia's Call to Glory! Original Songs Written on the Threatened Invasion]. Printed By M. Swinney...for the Author, and May be Had at His Museum. 1803. Second Edition.
vii, [1], 7-34pp. With extra-engraved title page. Blue half-calf, gilt, over buckram boards by Riviere. Uncut, with original yellow wraps bound in. Lightly rubbed to extremities.
Price
£ 200.00
ROBINSON, Thomas Romney. Juvenile Poems By Thomas Romney Robinson; To Which is Prefixed a Short Account of the Author, By A Member of the Belfast Literary Society. Printed By J. Smyth & D. Lyons. 1806. First Edition.
xxxii, [2], vi, ix-xxx, [2], 106pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary diced calf, neatly rebacked with contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers and edges. Lightly rubbed to extremities, else fine.
Price
£ 175.00
MITFORD, Mary Russell. Poems. Printed By A.J. Valpy...Sold By Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1810. First Edition.
[8], 144pp, [16]. With half-title and terminal imprint and advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's grey boards, with early red roan spine overlaid. Slightly rubbed to extremities, chipping to head and foot of spine with small gouge to centre.
Price
£ 350.00
TAILLEFER, Nugent. Rondeaus of the British Auxiliary Forces. Stanley Lucas, Weber & Co.. 1883. Ninth edition.
viii, 24, 24a-24z, 24aa-24xx, 25-168pp, [2] advertisements. Original publisher's red cloth, gilt. Ink staining and some fading to binding. Small split to spine and rubbing to extremities.
Price
£ 75.00
BRODIE, Sir Benjamin C. F.R.S.. Psychological Inquiries : In a Series of Essays, Intaended to Illustrate the Mutual Relations of the Physycal Organization and the Mental Faculties.. Longman, Brown.... 1854. First edition.
viii, 264, 24 (advertisements). Publishers original cloth, gilt. Neatly repaired with new end papers.
Price
£ 50.00
CARLYLE, J.D.. Poems, Suggested Chiefly By Scenes in Asia-Minor, Syria, and Greece, with Prefaces, Extracted from the Author's Journal. Embellished with Two Views of the Source of the Scamander, and the Aqueduct Over the Simos.. Printed By William Bulmer and Co....For John White. 1805. First edition.
[4], xvi, [3[, 149pp (i.e.146pp), with half-title and 2 engravings. Contemporary half calf over boards, gilt. Extremities worn, upper joint splitting and holding by cords only. FFEP detached.
Price
£ 125.00
EHRENSTROM, Mariaane L.K.L.d.. Notices Sur La Litterature et Les Beaux-arts En Suede. De I'Imprimerie d'Eckstein. 1826. First edition.
(6), vi, 157pp, (3), 79pp, (3), 111pp. Original blue paper wrap. Entirely uncut, a fine copy
Price
£ 75.00
SHERIDAN, Charles Francis.. A History of the Late Revolution in Sweden: Containing An Account of the Transactions of the Three Last Diets of That Country; Preceded By a Short Abstract of the Swedish History, So Far as Was Necessary to Lay Open the True Caufes of That Remarkable Eve. Printed By M.Mills. 1778. First Dublin edition.
[4], 443pp. Contemporary sheep with contrasting morocco lettering piece, gilt. Worn with some splitting to spine, occasional staining to text.
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£ 100.00
PHILLIPPART, John. Memoirs &c.&c. Of General Moreau; Illustrated with a Portrait, a Fac Silile of General's Last Letter to Madame Moreau, and a Beautifully Engraved Plan of the Seige of Kehl, and Passage of the Rhine in 1796. A.J.Valpy. 1814. First edition.
viii, 293pp, (3), 2pp. Strongly bound in recent paper boards, retaining a 'Templemore' bookplate to FEP. Engraved portrait frontispiece, a folding facsimile letter and folding engraved map. Contemporary lettering piece affixed to REP.
Price
£ 100.00