Recent Acquisitions

[BIBLE - English, Authorized Version]. The holy bible, containing the old and new testaments... Printed at the Clarendon Press by Samuel Collingwood and Co.. 1823.
Unpaginated. With additional engraved title pages for both the O.T. and N.T., and a further 27 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary blind-stamped black straight-grain morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Manuscript records of births, deaths, marriages etc. of the Trueman family to front blank fly-leaves, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 950.00
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
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. Decii junii juvenalis et a. persii flacci satyrae. Typis J. Brindley. 1744.
[2], 116pp. With an engraved title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
EURIPIDES. Euripidis tragoediae viginti, cum variis lectionibus: ex editione josuae barnes. Typis et sumtu N. Bliss. 1811.
Two volumes bound as one. [2], 297, [2]; [2] 307pp, [1]. Finely bound in contemporary black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 200.00
HORACE. Quinti horatii flacci opera, ad fidem editionis gesnero-zeunianae. Impensis Bliss et Baxter. 1812.
[2], 362pp. Finely bound in contemporary dark green straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[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
[LANGE, Johann Peter]. Democritus ridens. Sive campus recreationum honestarum. Cum exorcismo Melancholiae. Apud Jodocum Jansonium. 1649. First edition.
[4], 260pp. With an additional engraved title. Later gilt-ruled red calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
HOSKYNS, Chandos Wren. The Invisible world. The opening lecture delivered at the Ross Literary Institute, October 1862. Printed by William Prosser. 1862.
23pp, [1]. With the original printed wrappers, stitched as issued. Wrappers slightly marked, light uniform browning, few minor spots to first two leaves. Inscription 'To Lord Northwick with the author's kind regards' to title.
Price
£ 250.00
CELSUS, Aulus Cornelius. Aurelii cor. celsi de re medica libri viii... Apud Joan. Tornaesium, & Gulielmum Gazeium. 1554.
581pp, [25]. Later vellum, contrasting calf lettering- piece. Lightly marked and rubbed, some chipping to lettering-piece. Later manuscript inscription to title page: 'BURGOWERORUM / Basilea missg (?) Seaphalia fui ad Jos. Burg. 1621'.
Price
£ 375.00
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
GAY, [John]. Achilles. An opera. As it is Perform'd at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden... Printed for J. Watts. 1733. First edition.
[6], 68pp, [4]. Without half-title. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in later blind-tooled straight-grain red morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Joints and corners rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate to FEP, title page a trifle dust-soiled, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Excud. R. & A. Foulis. 1761.
83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 450.00
[LYSONS, Daniel]. Instructions for mounted rifle volunteers. By Authority of the secretary of state for war. Printed By George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode. 1860. First edition.
46pp, [2]. With five engraved plates. Sumptuously bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
HULL, Mr [Thomas]. Richard Plantagenet a Legendary Tale, Now first Published. Printed for J. Bell. [1774]. First edition.
[2], iv, 30pp, [2]. Without half-title. With an engraved titlepage and a final advertisement leaf. Twentieth-century blue crushed half-morocco, cloth boards, gilt titling to spine. Very slight fading to spine, else externally fine. Engraved title shaved at head just touching first line, very slightly marked.
Price
£ 150.00
WHITEHEAD, W[illiam]. An hymn to the Nymph of Bristol Spring. Printed for R. Dodsley...And Sold by M. Cooper. 1751. First edition.
37pp, [3]. With a half-title, a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf, and three fine engraved vignettes by Boitard. Recent plain grey paper boards. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp, a very good copy.
Price
£ 75.00
[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