Recent Acquisitions

RERESBY, Tamworth. A collection of letters, Extracted from the most Celebrated French authors. Viz. The Chevalier de Mere, Boursault, Fontenelle, Balzac, Count Buffy, Voiture, Costar, Boileau. Adorn'd with that Variety of Subjects, as will not serve only for the entertainment of those who have made some advances in the French Language, but also for their Instruction in a polite manner of writing. Made English by Tamworth Reresby, Esq. Printed by T. Howlatt, for J. Graves. 1715. First edition.
[16], 309pp, [10]. With five preliminary contents leaves (Aa-5) bound at end. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rubbed, with some surface loss, short split to upper joint at head of spine. Early ink inscription 'Glynn' to FEP, some browning/marginal staining to text.
Price
£ 450.00
SAMOUELLE, George. A nomenclature of british entomology, or a catalogue of above 4,000 species of the classes crustacea, myriapoda, spiders, mites and insects, alphabetically arranged, and intended as labels for cabinets of british insects, &c. from the entomologist's Useful Compendium. Printed for Thomas Boys. 1819. First separate edition.
[2], 44pp. Printed on one side of leaf only. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of John W. Stewart to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
JOHNSON, Samuel. Julian's arts To Undermine and Extirpate christianity. Together With Answers to Constantius the Apostate, and Jovian. Printed by J[ohn] D[arby] for the Author. 1689. First edition.
[8], xv, [1], 214pp, [2]. With a half-title and a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities heavily worn, some surface loss to boards. Pastedowns sprung, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title;' E Libris Joh: Kenton e Coll Magd:', slight loss to lower corner of leaf E5, occasional light marginal dam-staining.
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£ 150.00
[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...For T. Payne et al.. 1791. First edition.
[6], 151pp, [3]. With an additional engraved title-page and a terminal errata leaf. Early twentieth-century half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Additional engraved title-page foxed, very occasional light spotting.
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£ 100.00
THOMSON, W[illiam] M[cCLure]. The land and the book; or, biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and the scenery of the holy land. T. Nelson and Sons. 1862.
718pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece, 11 engraved coloured plates, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and an engraved folding map of Palestine. Original publisher's brown buckram, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle marked, spine sunned. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, contemporary ownership inscription to FFEP, foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[CHARLES, Elizabeth Rundle]. Wanderings over bible lands and seas. T. Nelson and Sons. 1866. Second edition.
[2], 301pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, an additional title-page with photographic vignette, and an engraved folding map and a illustrated folding panorama of Jerusalem. Original publisher's maroon cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed and marked, heavily sunned. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, contemporary ink gift inscription to FFEP, occasional light spotting.
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£ 50.00
MCLEOD, W[alter]. The geography of palestine, or The Holy Land, including phoenicia and philistia; with a description of the towns and places in asia minor visited by the apostles... Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1854. Ninth edition.
xii, 105pp, [3]. With half-title, a terminal advertisement leaf, and a hand-coloured engraved map of Palestine bound as frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth. Spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp
Price
£ 50.00
YOUNG, John. The duty of relieving the indigent and distressed. A sermon, preached at edinburgh, may 2. 1795. Printed by George Caw, for the author. 1795. First edition.
[2], 32pp. With half title. Recent marbled paper wrappers, new endpapers. Original stab holes visible, with related marginal tear to half-title. Some browning and marking, especially to half-title.
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£ 300.00
FENELON, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-. Extracts from the religious works of Monsr francois salignac de la mothe fenelon, archbishop of cambray. Translated from the original french by miss marshall. Published by J. Hatchard. 1809. First edition.
xvi, 291pp, [1]. With half-title and a list of subscribers. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, occasional spotting, ink gift inscription dated 1814 to head of title-page.
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£ 150.00
PORTAL, Antione. Observations sur la nature et sur le traitement du rachitisme, ou des courbures de la colonne vertebrale, et de celles des extremities superieures et inferieures. Chez Merlin. 1797. First edition.
viii, 388pp. With half-title. Contemporary sheep, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled endpapers. Rubbed, spine discoloured. Half-title browned, leaves lightly toned/spotted. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
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£ 200.00
ROUPPE, Louis. De morbis navigantium, liber unus. Accedit observatio de effectu extracti cicutae storkiano in cancro. Apud Theodorum Haak. 1764. First edition.
[8], 338pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed and discoloured, remnants of cloth ties. Upper board held by front endpapers only, bookplate of Luis Bardon, Madrid to FEP, recent bookplate of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995) to recto of FFEP, small hole to leaf X6 - with loss of catch-word on p.331, leaves toned, occasional early ink underlining, manuscript index to RFEP.
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£ 375.00
PEKELHARING, C[ornelis] A[drianus]. WINKLER, C[ornelis]. Beri-beri: researches concerning its nature and cause and the means of its arrest. John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.. [1893]. First edition in English.
xiii, [3], 160pp. With half-title and 12 colour plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of John Yudkin to FEP, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00
BALME, [Claude]. Traite historique et pratique du scorbut, chez l'homme et les animaux... Chez L'Auteur et al.. 1819. First edition.
[6], 336pp. With half-title. Recent decorated paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Foxed. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of half-title.
Price
£ 250.00
[LITURGY, English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the church, according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland: together with the proper lessons for sundays and other holy-days, and a new version of the psalms of david. Printed at the University Press. Sold by E. Gardner and Son, Oxford Bible Warehouse. 1851.
[378]ff. Beautifully bound in contemporary purple velvet, with gilt-metal edging, clasp and upper-board lettering-piece ('Church Services'), with elaborate triple silk ribbon page-marker with gilt metal attachments. A.E.G, housed in a purple morocco envelope slipcase, slightly rubbed, opening ribbon torn away. A fine copy, with contemporary gift inscription to FFEP.
Price
£ 200.00
KENYON, Robert Lloyd. The gold coins of england, arranged and described: being a sequel to mr. hawkin's silver coins of england, by his grandson. Bernard Quaritch. 1884.
[4], 217pp, [1]. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece and 23 engraved plates. Contemporary roan-backed brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked. Offsetting to title, plates foxed.
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£ 150.00
GURNEY, Joseph John. Essays on the evidences, doctrines, and practical operation of Christianity. Published by J. and A. Arch et al. 1825. First edition.
x, [2], 566pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, a trifle marked, splitting to joints, loss to head and foot of spine, chipping to lettering-piece. Lightly spotted.
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£ 75.00
"HISTORICUS" [CADBURY, Richard]. Cocoa: All About It. Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Limited. 1896. Second edition.
[10], 99pp, [1]. With half-title, an illustrated frontispiece, and 22 illustrated plates. Original publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Lightly spotted. With publisher's pamphlet, two chocolatiers advertisements, and a contemporary typed letter on Cadbury's stationery regarding the forwarding of this copy to R. Smallwood of Wrexham - all loosely inserted.
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£ 75.00
KNAPP, Arthur W[illiam]. Cocoa and chocolate: Their History from Plantation to Consumer. Chapman and Hall. 1920. First edition.
xii, 210pp, [2]. With half-title, numerous monochrome illustrations in the text. Original publisher's powder blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light rubbed to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle soiled and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
GARDINER, A[lfred] G[eorge]. Life of george cadbury. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1923. First edition.
ix, [5], 324pp. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, and nine photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed dustwrapper. Slight rubbing to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle damp-stained and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
[COWPER, William]. The diverting history of john gilpin: showing how he went farther than he intended and came safe home again. Charles Tilt. 1828.
iv, [1], 6-20pp, [4]. With a wood-engraved frontispiece, five wood-engraved plates, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities chipped and marked. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of 'Fanny Thorp' to verso of upper panel, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00