Recent Acquisitions

KELLY, Sophia. The life of mrs. sherwood, (chiefly autobiographical) with extracts from mr. sherwood's journal during his Imprisonment in France & Residence in India. Darton & Co.. 1854. First edition.
xii, 600pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and an additional engraved title-page. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Frontispiece and engraved title foxed, very occasional marginal spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
CLARKE, Thomas Grey. A memoir of anna maria clarke, wife of the rev. thomas clarke. Harry Woolridge. 1853. First edition.
xii, [2], 482pp. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and several engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, dust-soiling to fore-edge. Upper hinge exposed, contemporary ink ownership inscription to FEP, armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FFEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
MERZ, Heinrich. Eminent women of the german reformation. Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday. 1856. First edition in English.
vi, [2], 159pp, [1]. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece depicting Catherine von Bora. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked, spine sunned, corners bumped. Without FFEP, very occasional marginal chipping, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[WILSON, Lucy Sarah Atkins]. Bible Scenes; or, sunday employment for very young children. First series. History of joseph. Grant and Griffith, Successors to Newbery and Harris, [s.d., c.1850]. First edition.
30pp, [2]. With a coloured lithographic frontispiece, 11 coloured lithographic plates, and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, some marking, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, text-block split at frontispiece, near contemporary ink gift inscriptions to FEP and FFEP, light offsetting and foxing.
Price
£ 150.00
GREEN, [John]. Green's Second Book. Darton and Clark. [1845]. First edition.
x, [2], 108pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved title-page, and numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities sunned, with some marking. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
SHIRREFF, Emily. Intellectual education and its influence on the character and happiness of women. Smith, Elder and Co.. 1862. New edition.
xii, 276pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Browning to title-page, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 350.00
PATTERSON, Robert. Introduction to zoology for the use of schools. Simms and M'Intyre. 1866. Thirty-first thousand.
viii, 488pp. Richly illustrated with numerous engravings in the text. Single leaf of contents misbound. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed and bumped. Upper hinge partially exposed, armorial bookplate of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[CHRISTIAN VERSES]. Christian verses for the children. Hamilton, Adams and Co.. [1862].
iv, 92pp, [2]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's maroon buckram, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, light ink-staining to boards spine sunned. Ink-spotting to front endpapers, ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[FRANCISCANS]. Statuta generalia barchinonensia ordinis seraphici s. p. n. francisci, pro cismontana familia: In Capitulo Generali Toletano Anno 1633. a Patribus Nationis Germanicae & Belgicae recognita, & Provinciis dictae Nationis accommodata; a praefato Capitulo Generali, ac Santissimo D. N. Urbano VIII. confirmata. Typis Petri Vande Cappalle. 1717.
[16], 206pp, [2]. Contemporary vellum. Extremities marked and discoloured. Nineteenth-century ownership inscription and blind-stamp to FFEP, very occasional ink annotations, foxed, dust-soiling to endpapers and final gathering, very small hole to gutter margin of C4 - just clipping text, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 250.00
SANDINI, Antonio. Disputationes historicae ad vitas pontificum romanorum. Impensis Jo: Manfre. 1771.
[20], 303pp. With half-title. Contemporary vellum, lettered in gilt to spine. Some discolouration to extremities, spots of soiling. Library blind-stamp to title-page, with ink-stamp to verso, very occasional light dust-soiling to margins.
Price
£ 200.00
ZORN, Peter. Petri Zornii Bibliotheca antiquaria et exegetica in universam scripturam s. Vet. et novi testamenti: Omnium adhue locupletissima, nec in lucem hac ratione edita, nec visa unquam. Doctissimi rarissimique ex hispanis, italis, gallis, anglis, belgis, germanis &c. antiquarii, Quatenus Theologorum usui & Sacri Codicis Lectioni inserviunt, optima side recensentur, emendantur & variis Auctoris observationibus adaugentur. Apud Christoph. Gottl. Nicolai., 1724-25. First edition.
Volume I (12 parts), all published. [38], 288, [7], 290-576, [9], 578-864, [7], 866-1152pp, [56]. With an engraved frontispiece, a single engraved plate, and 13 tipped-in engraved folding plates. Titl in red and black. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and dust-soiled. Leaves lightly toned, very occasional near contemporary ink annotations, spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
JUNIUS, Balduinus. V. P. F. balduini junii ordinis s. francisci regularis observantiae, In Dominicas totius Anni conciones III. Sumptibus Bernardi Gualtheri. 1616. First edition.
In two parts. [16], 377, [13], 371pp, [5]. Contemporary blind-stamped pigskin, metal clasps, title in manuscript to spine.Rubbed and marked, slight scoring to boards. Ink stamp to verso of FFEP, ink ownership inscription to title-page, without title-page to the second part, occasional light dust-soiling/browning, marginal repairs to leaves D2 and O1 - not touching text, very small holes to margins of leaves S3-T4.
Price
£ 250.00
[BAKER, Pacificus]. A lenten monitor to christians, in Pious Thoughts, Moral Reflections, and Devout Aspirations, on the gospels, For every Day in lent, from Ash-Wednesday to Easter-Tuesday inclusive. Printed and Sold by J. Marmaduke. 1755. First edition.
xii, 364pp, [2]. With one of two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, ink annotation to title-page, with slightest of loss to margin, leaves a trifle toned, occasional spotting, clear tape repairs to gutter margins of final gathering
Price
£ 300.00
HEIDEGGER, Johann Heinrich. Joh. henrici heideggeri [Hebrew title] Enchiridion biblicum iepomnhmonikon... Apud Jo. Felicem Bielckium. 1723. Fifth edition.
[8], 685pp, [11]. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum. Extremities discoloured and a trifle bumped. Near contemporary, and late nineteenth-century ownership inscriptions to FFEP, near contemporary inscription to lightly soiled title-page, small marginal hole to leaf O6, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
OPIE, Mrs. [Amelia]. Tales of real life. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1813. First edition.
In three volumes. [2], 322; [2], 294; [2], 297pp, [1]. Contemporary navy half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbing to spines and corners. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
OPIE, Mrs. Simple tales. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1806. First edition.
In four volumes. Contemporary navy half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbing to spines and corners. Horizontal tear to text of G2, Vol. I - without loss of sense, marginal loss to lower corner of O2, Vol. II, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
LE BEAU, [Charles]. The history of the lower empire; beginning from Constantine the Great. Translated from the French of M. Le Beau. Volume the first. Printed for T. Davies. 1770. First edition in English.
Volume I, all published. xxxi, [1], 390pp. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards. Without spine panel, rubbed and marked. Paste-downs sprung, short marginal tear to leaf T7, else internally immaculate.
Price
£ 850.00
FRANKLIN, Dr. Benjamin. STUBER, Dr. Henry. The life of Dr. Benj. Franklin. Written by himself. And continued by Dr. Stuber. Printed by T. Appleby. 1809.
194pp. Twentieth-century brown half morocco, gilt, marbled boards. Slightly marked, else a fine copy. Marbled endpapers. The signature line of the first leaf of each gathering bears, somewhat inexplicably, the words 'vol. I.' - no further volume was published.
Price
£ 350.00
MONTANUS, Paulus. Pauli montani...tractatus novus, de jure tutelarum, et curationum, In quo Universa Tutelaris materia, cum ampliationibus (ut dicitur) limitationibus, quaestionibusq; huic cognatis, nove & plene tam Theorice quam Practice declaratur, & enucleatur.... Apud Henricum de Swaef. 1656.
[22], 585pp, [81]. Title in red and black. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine, vellum ties. Extremities marked and discoloured, some loss to ties. Pastedowns sprung, ink annotation to verso of FFEP, marginal loss to G1 (index), else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. Breviarium parisiense...Pars hyemalis. Sumptibus suis ediderunt Bibliopolae Usuum Parisiensium. 1767.
9, [23], 484, cciii, [5], xvi, 12pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, slight wear to endpapers, ink ownership inscription to FEP, light water-staining to first gathering - primarily marginal, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 125.00