Recent Acquisitions

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.
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£ 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.
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£ 100.00
[LITURGY - French]. La liturgie, ou formulaire des prieres publiques, Selon 'usage de l'eglise anglicane. Chez J. Nourse & P. Elmsly. 1780. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition].
[2], xlix, [1], 438pp, [2]. With a half-title and a table. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplate of Richard Langley to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP.
Price
£ 375.00
PLINY, The Younger. C. plinii caecilii secundi epistolarum libri x.. Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells [Typis Edmundi Fry]. 1790.
[4], 484pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Handsomely bound, in a style reminiscent of, and perhaps executed by, Roger Payne, in contemporary gilt-tooled navy straight-grain morocco, marbled edges. Very light rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Panshanger to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, slight loss to upper margins of leaves L3-4, very occasional spotting.
Price
£ 1,250.00
SHARROCK, Robert. Judicia, (seu legum cenurae) de Variis Incontinentiae Speciebus, Adulterio seil. Polygamia & Concubinatu. Fornicatione. Stupro. Raptu. Peccatis contra Naturam. Incestu & gradibus prohibitis... Excudebat H. Hall Academiae Typographus Impensis Thom. Robinson. 1662. First edition.
[16], 112pp. Finely bound in later richly gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, gilt supra-libros to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Very slight marking to extremities. Blue endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of front blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 2,500.00
TERENCE. Publii terentii afri comoediae sex ad fidem editionis zeunianae accurate recensitae. Harding, triphook, et Lepard. 1825.
[2], 351pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Contemporary bookplate of William Cavendish to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, very occasional light spotting.
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£ 175.00
[PEREFIXE DE BEAUMONT, Paul Philippe Hardouin de]. The life of henry the fourth of france, Translated from the French of Perefix, by m. le moine, One of his most Christian Majesty's Gentlemen in Ordinary. Printed by Didot l'aine. 1785.
[8], 456pp, With a half-title. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, ruled in gilt and blind, gilt supra-libros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities marked, a trifle marked and sunned. Blue paper endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and earlier library shelf-label to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to verso of FFEP, foxed, very occasional ink-spotting, light marginal damp-staining.
Price
£ 950.00
TCHIHATCHEV, [Pyotr Aleksandrovich]. Nouvelle phase de la question d'orient. E. Dentu. 1860. First edition.
32pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrapper. Lightly marked/spotted, some chipping to margins
Price
£ 200.00
POLIGNAC, Camille Armand Jules Marie de Prince. L'union americaine apres la guerre. E. Dentu. 1866. First edition.
iv, [1], 6-48pp. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled/spotted, a trifle creased.
Price
£ 250.00
[FONTON, Felix]. Necessite d'une place forte federale pour la defense de la suisse par un ami de ce pays. Librairie Martignier et Chavannes. 1860. First edition.
32pp. Original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities lightly rubbed and dust-soiled. Inked ownership inscription to title.
Price
£ 100.00
LAIDLAW, Walter. [Drop-head title:] Interesting Archaeological Discovery at Old Jedward. [s.n.], [s.d., c.1906].
73-78pp. With three photographic plates. Stapled, as issued, into original publisher's plain paper wrappers. Light spotting to extremities. Presentation copy, inked inscription to upper wrapper; 'To Lord Ralph D. Kerr / from the author / Jedburgh 14 Nov. 1906.'
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£ 50.00
BRUEYS, [David-Augustin de]. PALAPRAT, [Jean de]. L'avocat patelin, comedie en trois actes et en prose, Par MM. brueys et palaprat. Representee pour la premiere sois a Paris, par les Comediens Francais, le 4 juin 1706. Chez Mad. George. [1798]. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition].
36pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to title, printed paper slip bearing the imprint of Chez Mad. George pasted over the actual imprint of Chez Fages, slight loss to lower margin of leaf D2, light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
[NAPOLEON]. L'homme du siecle et de la patrie. [De l'Imprimerie de Hocquet], [s.d., c.1815]. First edition.
20pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Horizontal tears to text of final two leaves, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
[BONNAY, Charles-Francois, marquis de]. Le prophete jonas. Juillet 1793 par un emigre. [s.n.]. [1793]. Seconde edition.
[2], 38pp. Uncut, stitched into original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, contemporary inked ownership inscription to upper wrapper; 'Monsieur De la Galailiere / a Moleubeck', likely the Marquis de la Galailiere, state councillor and intendant of justice and finances in Lorraine province.
Price
£ 100.00
[ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques], [STAEL-HOLSTEIN, Anne Louise Germaine de]. Lettres sur les ouvrages et le caractere de j. j. rousseau. [s.n.]. 1789. Derniere edition [i.e. second edition].
[4], 88pp. Uncut, stitched into later marbled paper wrappers. Extremities marked and chipped, wrapper separating from text-block. Contemporary inked annotation and later ink-stamp of crown motif with initials 'H. A.' to title, several lines of p.7 deleted in ink (bled through to p.8-9), lightly spotted.
Price
£ 125.00
BARRUEL, [Augustin]. Lettrer d'un voyageur a l'abbe barruel ou nouveaux documens pour ses memoires, nouvelles decouvertes faites en allemange, anecdotes sur quelques grands personnages de ce pays, chronique de la secte, &c. Se vend chez A. Dulau et Co. et al.. 1800. First edition.
[2], iv, [2], 191pp, [2]. Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers. Extremities lightly spotted, significant loss to spine panel. Short tear to upper margin of leaf L3, some worming to gutter margins throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
MOLIERE [POQUELIN, Jean-Baptiste]. L'etourdi, comedie en cinq actes et en vers, de moliere. Chez les Libraires Au Theatre de Moliere et al., [s.d.]. Nouvelle edition.
96pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab plain paper wrappers. Lightly spotted/sunned.
Price
£ 50.00