Recent Acquisitions

UEBERWEG, Friedrich. System of logic and history of logical doctrines. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1871. First edition in English.
xx, 590pp. With half-title and 24pp terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's maroon buckram boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, sunned, some spots of marking. Ink ownership inscriptions to FFEP and half-title, Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
CAMOES, Luis de. Poems from the portuguese of luis de camoens: with remarks on his life and writings. Notes, &c. &c. by lord viscount strangford. Printed for J. Carpenter. 1804. Second edition.
[4], 160pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and two terminal leaves of advertisements. Uncut in original publisher's green paper-backed marbled paper boards. Rubbed and faded, slight surface loss to upper board. Lightly foxed, overall an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 75.00
HODGKIN, John. A companion to hodgkin's introduction to writing and grammar; intended To save the Time of Teachers, and to assist Parents in examining the Progress of their Children in these branches of Education. Printed for Harvey and Darton, 1827-8.. Second edition.
In two parts, in two volumes. 23pp, [1]; viii, 70pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's grey paper wrappers. Slightly rubbed at spine, upper joint of the second volume partially torn.
Price
£ 375.00
DYKES, [Oswald]. The Royal Marriage. King lemuels's Lesson of 1. Chastity, 2. Temperance, 3. Charity, 4. Justice, 5. Education, 6. Industry, 7. Frugality, 8. Religion, 9. Marriage, &c. Practically Paraphras'd; with Remarks, Moral and Religious, upon the Virtues and Vices of Wedlock. Printed for the Author; And Sold by P. Mcigham et al.. 1722. First edition.
xxiii, [1], 368pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary speckled calf, later rebacked, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, title-page lightly browned, naive clear tape repairs to worm-trail at upper margins of final three gatherings - clipping running-title at times, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
GORDON, Pryse L[ockhart]. Belgium and holland; with a sketch of the revolution in the year 1830. Smith, Elder, & Co,. 1834. First edition.
In two volumes. xii, 271, [1]; iv, 275pp. With a lithographic frontispiece to each volume, and a further four lithographic plates. In original publisher's decorated green cloth boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities a trifle marked and bumped, slight chipping to lettering-pieces. Contemporary armorial bookplates of 'Baron Northwick' to both FEPs, Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to FFEP of Vol. I; 'To the Right Honorable / Lord Northwick / from the author / 1st January 1840 / Cheltenham. / Con / "Gratitudine Amicitzia [sic] / ed Recordanza." / Pryse L. Gordon'.
Price
£ 325.00
[STEEL, David]. Seamanship; both in theory and practice. Printed and Published for, and at, Steel's Navigation-Warehouse. 1807. Second edition.
viii, 246pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and three engraved folding plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, loss to head of spine. Armorial book plate of Richard Harington to FEP, damp-staining to one folding plate, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 300.00
CARTWRIGHT, Christopher. Certamen Religiosum: or, a conference between The late King of England, and the late Lord Marquesse of Worcester, concerning Religion. Together with a vindication of the protestant cause... Printed for W. Lee...and R. Royston. 1651. First edition.
[14], 366, 84pp. With an engraved frontispiece. With an additional title-page, dated 1652, bound-in. Late nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of 'Richard Harington' to FEP, ink ownership inscription and annotations to FFEP, very small holes to title-page - just clipping text, slight marginal loss to Oo, paper flaws to text of p.300-301 - without loss of sense, some spotting.
Price
£ 450.00
BRENTON, Edward Pelham. The naval history of Great Britain from the year MDCCLXXXIII. to MDCCCXXXVI. Henry Colburn. 1837. A new and greatly improved edition.
In two volumes. [3], vi-xxiv, 640; [4], 728pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and 21 further engraved plates and plans. Contemporary navy morocco-backed blind-stamped burgundy cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to upper joint of Vol. I. Contemporary ink ownership inscriptions to head of both titles, occasional creasing, light spotting.
Price
£ 350.00
[GLASCOCK, William Nugent]. Naval sketch book: or, the service afloat and ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments, and opinions. Printed for Whittaker & Co.. 1834. Second series.
In two volumes. [5], viii, 293, [1]; [4], 288pp. Without half-titles. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, slightest of chipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Richard Harington to both FEPs, slight creasing to leaves of second gathering of Vol. II, some marginal loss to foot of I3-4 of same, sporadic spotting/browning.
Price
£ 200.00
HEATHCOTE, Henry. Treatise on stay-sails for the purpose of intercepting wind between the square-sails of ships and other square-rigged vessels... Published by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1824. First edition.
77, [1]pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and 14 engraved plates. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's plain paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, loss to head of spine, chipping to lettering-piece, ink ownership inscription to upper board. Later armorial bookplate to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 375.00
COSTELLO, Louisa Stuart. Specimens of the Early Poetry of France: from the time of the troubadours and trouveres to the reign of henri quatre. William Pickering. 1835. First ediiton.
x, [2], [xi]-xlix, [1], 298pp. With half-title, a list of subscribers, a hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece, and three hand-coloured lithographic plates copied by the author from illuminated manuscripts in the King's library at Paris and in the British museum. Handsomely bound by J. Larkins in contemporary brown half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Slightest of wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of 'Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel' to FEP, with his ink ownership inscription to verso of FFEP, light offsetting to title, foxing to blank endpapers, overall internally immaculate.
Price
£ 200.00
[WRIGHT, John Martin Frederick]. Alma mater; or, seven years at the university of cambridge. Black, Young, and Young. 1827. First edition.
Two volumes bound as one. vii, [1], 323, [3], 272pp. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Mervyn Ld. Peel / 1882', very occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 200.00
KIPPIS, Andrew. The life of captain james cook. Printed by J. J. Tourneisen. 1788.
Two volumes bound as one. xii, [2], 302, [2]; [4], 326pp. With a publisher's advertisement leaf to the end of Vol. I. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, marbled edges. Slight rubbing to joints, insect damage to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, ink-stamps of the 'Baron de Chapelain' to title-page of Vol. I, very occasional marginal annotations, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 500.00
[GRANT, Anne]. Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the years 1773 and 1807. Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons, from Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme. 1807. Second edition.
Three volumes bound as one. [4], vii-xii, 216; [2], 280; [2], 224pp. Without half-titles. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, spine richly gilt. Slightest rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate to FEP of 'E. H. Greenly', with her ownership inscription to head of all titles, slight marginal loss to K12 of Vol. III, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. A catalogue of the plate, plated articles, wine, Carriage, Horses, Harness, &c. the effects Of the late Dr. Harington, for sale by auction, by I.&W. Fisher, On Wednesday the 29th Day of March, 1854, at the star hotel, oxford. . H. Hall, Printer, Journal Office. [1854].
8pp. Sewn, as issued. Horizontal crease, slightly marked and dog-earred to extremities. With several pencilled notes/prices added in a contemporary hand.
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£ 200.00
CATTANEO, [Giovanni], Conte. The source, the strength, and the true spirit of laws... Printed for Lockyer Davis. 1753. First edition in English.
xvi, 167, [1], 99pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, gilt. Rubbed, upper board detached, lower joint split with board working loose, loss to head and foot of spine. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP of 'James Stonhouse M. D. / of Northhampton 1753', repaired tear to foot of H2, leaves a trifle toned.
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£ 250.00
WATTS, Isaac. Logick: or, the Right Use of reason in the enquiry after truth. With A Variety of rules to guard against Error, in the Affairs of Religion and Human Life, as well as in the Sciences. Printed for J. Buckland et al.. 1768. Fourteenth edition.
x, 365pp, [1]. Recent calf-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of wear to extremities. Margins of fly-leaf and imprimatur leaf repaired, ink manuscript contents and annotations to same and to verso of title-page, bottom corners of E-E2 clipped, slight loss to foot of X8, marginal pen and pencil markings throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
TURNER, Dawson. A synopsis of the british fuci. Sold by J. White...and T. Longman and O. Rees. Printed by F. Bush, Yarmouth. 1802. First edition.
In two volumes. xlvi, 189, [1]; [3], 194-400pp. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, spines darkened. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Rev. I. G. Spurgeon' to FEPs, short marginal tear to p.391-392, lightly browned. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of both titles; 'I. G. Spurgeon from / the author'.
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£ 500.00
CLAUDIO. An antidote to poison: or, a full reply to Mr. Jefferys' Attack upon the Character and Conduct of his royal highness the prince of wales: containing several important particulars Derived from authentic Sources of Information. To which is added a Postscript, with further observations respecting the loan for Mrs. fitzherbert, and the marriage jewels, &c. for the duke of york. Also particulars of Mr. jefferys' recantation. Printed by W. Clowes...for Mathews and Leigh. 1806. Third edition.
[6], 98pp. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Uncut in recent brown buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Lightly foxed, occasional slight marginal dust-soiling.
Price
£ 125.00
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The speech of richard brinsley sheridan, Esq. in the house of commons, (8th December 1802) on the motion for the army establishment for the ensuing year. Printed for John Stockdale. 1802. First edition.
22pp, [2]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent navy morocco-backed blue buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, foxed and dust-soiled throughout.
Price
£ 125.00