Recent Acquisitions

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
[WHITEHEAD, William]. Variety. A tale, for married people. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1776. First edition, the printing with the press figures '9' on p.7 and '5' on p.15..
24pp. Disbound. Leaves lightly toned, inked manuscript numeral to head of title-page.
Price
£ 75.00
HORACE, Quintus Flaccus. Quinti horatii flacci opera. Aeneis Tabulis Incidit Johannes Pine, [1733-1737, i.e. 1757].
In two volumes. [30], 264, [2]; [22], 191pp, [15]. Engraved throughout. With a list of subscribers to each volume. Contemporary gilt-ruled green straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 650.00
SHADWELL, Thomas. Psyche: a tragedy, As it is now Acted At Their Majesties Theatre in dorset-garden. Printed by J. M. for H. Herringman. 1690. Second edition.
[8], 54pp, [2]. Later half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Foxed and brown, contemporary inked numerals to head of title-page, occasional shaving to running titles.
Price
£ 500.00
[FOWKE, Martha]. The Platonic Lovers: consisting of Original letters, in prose and verse, That pass'd between an English Lady, and an English Gentleman in France, under the borrow'd Names of Clio and Strephon... Printed for John Wilford...and Richard Chandler. 1732. Third edition.
xxiv, [4], 176pp. Without the additional title-page of the 1729 edition and the two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Title-page washed to remove library stamp, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
[PATMORE, Coventry]. The angel in the house: the betrothal. John W. Parker and Son. 1854. First edition.
viii, 191pp, [1]. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, Some loss to head of spine/lettering-piece. Endpapers toned, lightly spotted. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso fo FFEP: 'From the Author'.
Price
£ 150.00
PATMORE, Coventry. Poems. Edward Moxon. 1844. First edition.
iv, 157pp, [3]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Near contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary armorial bookplate of Carlingford to FEP, with recent book-label of J. O. Edwards pasted beneath, ink ownership inscription of 'Carlingford 1875' to recto of front blank fly-leaf, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
MAYO, Robert. Political sketches of eight years in washington; in four parts, with annotations to each... Published by Fielding Lucas Jr. et al.. 1839. First edition.
The first part, all published. viii, [1], vi-x, [1], 12-216pp. With a folding facsimile. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, chipping and splitting to head and foot of spine. Later bookplates to FEP, stamps, both ink and blind, of the Macalester Library to FEP and recto and verso of title page, foxed throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP: 'Presented to Mr. Russell with the respects of the author. June 25th 1839. Philadelphia'.
Price
£ 200.00
[HALKETT, John]. Statement respecting The Earl of Selkirk's Settlement upon the red river, in North America; its destruction in 1815 and 1816; and the massacre of govenor semple and his party. With observations upon a recent publication, Entitled "A Narrative of Occurences in the Indian Countires,' &c. John Murray. 1817. First trade edition.
viii, 194, [2], c pp. With a half-title and an engraved folding map of a part of the Hudsons Bay Company's territory. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece.Rubbed, a trifle bumped, upper joint split. Short tears to lower margins of leaves S3-4, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 650.00
WESTON, J. Webbe, EYRE, Francis, and SHELDON, William. A letter from J. Webbe Weston, Francis Eyre, and William Sheldon, Esqrs. to the Gentlemen at whose desire they accepted the office of mediators between the Vicars Apostolic and the Gentlemen of the Late Catholic Committee.. Printed By J. P. Coghlan. 1792. First edition.
[2], 26pp. Contemporary paper wrappers, stitched as issued. Wrappers slightly dusty with occasional marks and softened edges.
Price
£ 200.00
[LEEDS MUSIC HALL]. Music-Hall, Albion-Street, Leeds. A subscription concert will take place On wednesday evening, January 5th, 1825, for the benefit of mrs. hopkinson, widow of the late Mr. john hopkinson, Music Master... J. Todd, Printer. 1825. First edition.
12pp. Later drab paper wrappers. A trifle spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
GOETHE, [Johann Wolfgang von]. EASTLAKE, Charles Lock. Goethe's theory of colours; translated from the german: with notes by charles lock eastlake, R.A., F.R.S.. John Murray. 1840. First English edition.
xlviii, 423pp, [1]. With hand-coloured frontispiece and three further plates, two of which also hand-coloured. Original publisher's blindstamped brown cloth, gilt. Slightly rubbed, short splits at head and foot of spine, bumping to corners. Internally clean and crisp, with just occasional spotting. Early ink inscription (?Meryl Nin) to FEP, twentieth-century ink inscription of 'Talbot M. Rogers 1933' to FFEP.
Price
£ 1,500.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. Catalogue des livres composant la bibliotheque De feu M. de genoude...Dont la vente se fera Le Lundi 5 Novembre 1849, et jours suivants, a 6 heures du soir, en son domicile, rue du doyenne, No 12... Pourchet Aine, Librarie. 1849. First edition.
[2], 56pp. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Slightly creased and a little marked, slight chipping to edges, otherwise a crisp copy.
Price
£ 375.00
ZSOLNAY, Samuel de. Dissertatio inauguralis medica Scarlatina... Typis Math. Andr. Schmidt. 1816. First edition.
75pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle spotted. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to foot of title-page.
Price
£ 200.00
HOLLAND, Henry Richard, Lord. Some account of the life and writings of lope felix de vega carpio. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1806. First edition.
viii, 294pp, [2]. With a half-title, an engraved portrait frontispiece, and a final errata leaf. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked, some splitting to upper joint, chipping to lettering-piece. Inked ownership inscription to head of title page, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 150.00
BERANGER, [Pierre-Jean de]. Oeuvres completes. Perrotin. 1841. Edition Elzevirienne.
[4], 500pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound by Clarke & Bedford in contemporary richly gilt-tooled brown morocco. A trifle rubbed. Morocco bookplate of Robert Samuel Turner to FEP, foxed.
Price
£ 100.00