Recent Acquisitions

BURGES, Mary Anne. The progress of the pilgrim good-intent, in Jacobinical Times. Printed for John Hatchard and Son. 1822. Tenth edition.
xii, 191pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled calf, supralibros in blind to upper board of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Without lettering-piece, rubbing to spine with slight loss to head and foot. Ink ownership inscriptions to FFEP and head of title, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
SCOTT, Job. Journal of the life, travels, and gospel labours, of that faithful servant, and minister of christ, job scott. Re-printed for, and Sold by W. Leicester. 1798.
[2], x, 281pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, gilt. Heavily rubbed, splitting to joints and spine with loss to head and foot. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. From the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with neat ink-stamps to verso of title and margin of p51.
Price
£ 100.00
TURNER, Dawson. Muscologiae hibernicae spicilegium. J. Black. Sumptibus Auctoris. 1804. First edition.
[4], xi, [1], 200pp, xiv, With 16 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. A trifle rubbed, boards a little darkened, neat repair to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of 'Rev. I. G. Spurgeon' to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'A present from the author to I.G. Spurgeon' to head of blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 1,000.00
[AMATORY POETRY]. Amatory poetry; or, the effusions of love: consisting of a new and elegant collection of the most choice and esteemed pieces of sentiment and humour. Printed for E. Barrett. 1824.
xii, 244pp. With engraved frontispiece ('The bower of bliss'). Uncut in original pink printed paper-covered boards. Worn, with extremities, paper covering to spine largely lost/marked.
Price
£ 300.00
[NEALE, Hannah]. Amusement hall; or, an easy introduction to the attainment of useful knowledge. Printed for and Sold by T. Gardiner. 1797. Second edition.
[4], 146pp, [2]. With half-title, a terminal advertisement leaf, and an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary speckled calf, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript, gilt. Rubbed, loss to spine, joints split with lower board held by single cord only, surface loss to boards. Near contemporary manuscript notes to front endpapers, near contemporary ownership inscriptions of M. E. Swann' to head of half-title and title-page, tear to text of B - without loss of sense, occasional light spotting. From the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with neat ink-stamps to verso of title and margin of p51.
Price
£ 150.00
MILTON, John. Protestant union. A treatise of true religion, heresy, schism, toleration, and what best means may be used against the growth of popery...to which is prefixed, a preface on milton's religious principles, and unimpeachable sincerity... F. and C. Rivington. 1826. First edition.
lviii, 56pp. With half-title and one plate - a facsimile of Bishop Barrington's handwriting. In original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Wear and loss to spine, chipping to lettering-piece, some surface loss to boards. Contemporary ink inscription; 'St. John's Book Club / W. J. Spencer', and book-label of the Llandaff Cathedral Library to FEP, with the bookplate of the library to recto of FFEP, small marginal hole to D4, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 100.00
[SIDDONS, Mrs.]. The last night but two of Mrs. Siddons's acting. For the Benefit of Mr. Glassington, Prompter. Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, Thus present Friday, June 26. 1812 willbe acted Shakspeare's Play of Measure for Measure... [s.n.]. [1812].
Single leaf broadside, printed on one side only. Very slight chipping to margins, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
JACOBI, Charles Thomas. The Printer's Vocabulary: a collection of some 2500 technical terms, phrases, abbreviations and other expressions mostly relating to Letterpress Printing... The Chiswick Press. 1888. First edition.
vi, [2], 158pp, [10]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled brown half-morocco, marbled paper boards, T.E.G. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of 'H. W. Fincham' to FEP, internally clean and crisp, a near fine copy.
Price
£ 300.00
IRVING, Washington. Sketch of william roscoe. Printed by Harris and Company. [1853]. First edition.
15pp, [1], iv. Stitched, without original wrappers. Slightest of dust-soiling and marking to title-page and terminal leaf, overall a near fine copy.
Price
£ 150.00
HEATH, [Charles]. Heath's gallery of british Engravings. Volume I. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman. 1836. First edition.
90 engraved plates, each with a page of commentary - with the exception of the final bound plate. With an engraved title-page. Contemporary navy morocco, contrasting tan morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities, with some surface loss to boards. Foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
EHRENREICH, Paul. Die allgemeine Mythologie und ihre ethnologischen Grundlagen. J. C. Hinrich' sche Buchhandlung. 1910. First edition.
vi, [1], 288pp. Contemporary half green cloth, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Light foxing to title, occasional pencil annotations, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
PRINCE, C[harles] Leeson. Observations upon the topography and climate of crowborough hill, sussex. Farncombe & Co.. 1898. Second edition.
[2], 312pp. With an illustrated frontispiece and seven plates. Bound by Barber of Lewes in contemporary half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities a trifle rubbed and soiled. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to FEP of; 'Capt. King / Isfield Place / with the author's kind regards / 2 Oct 1898'.
Price
£ 75.00
[GALT, John]. Annals of the parish; or the chronicle of dalmailing; during the ministry of the rev. micah balwhidder. Written by himself... Printed for William Blackwood...and T. Cadell. 1822. Second edition.
[8], 400pp. With half-title and 12pp terminal publisher's catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's green cloth-backed tan paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed, with some loss to lettering-piece and bumped corners. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
EDDINGTON, A[rthur] S[tanley]. Stellar movements and the structure of the universe. Macmillan and Co.. 1914.
x, 266pp, [2]. With half-title, frontispiece, three plates, and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Bookplate and shelf-labels (with cancel marks) of the John Bright Library, Bootham School, York to front endpapers, frontispiece detached, occasional light browning.
Price
£ 50.00
CLEVELAND, Charles. Exchange tables, showing the value in dollars and cents of any sum of exchange on london, from one penny to five thousand pounds sterling. Commencing at par, and progressing by 1/4 to twelve per cent. Advance. Josiah Loring. 1838. Second edition.
37pp, [6]. Original publisher's half-sheep, marbled boards, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Rubbed, substantial loss to spine. Ink ownership inscription to head of title; 'John Wedgwood Jones, St. (?)Windley / Oct. 22nd 1840', light dust-soiling, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
FIELDING, C[harles] H[enry]. Memories of malling and its valley: with A fauna and flora of Kent. Henry C. H. Oliver. 1893. First edition.
xiv, 291pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, two plates, and a folding map. 6pp booklet listing subscribers loosely inserted. Original publisher's blue buckram, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, loss to head of spine, slightest of splitting to upper joint. Decorated endpapers, light spotting to frontispiece and title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[ROYAL AMPHITHEATRE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE]. Positively the last night but one. For the benefit of Miss Scott Evans. Royal Amphitheatre, Westminster Bridge. Miss Scott Evans most respectfully informers her friends and the public that her benefit is fixed for Thursday, Oct 21st, 1802.....in the course of the evening will be presented A grand and extensive Variety of Entertainments; Particularly, for that Night only, a new ballet, (Composed by Mons. Joubert) called The Miller. Rutter and Barnes, Printers. [1802].
Single leaf broadside, printed on one side only. Somewhat creased.
Price
£ 250.00
[ORNITHOLOGY]. Natural history of birds; containing a familiar survey of the feathered creation, for the amusement and instruction of youth. Printed for John Chappell. c.1820.
40pp. With a hand-coloured woodcut frontispiece and 14 woodcut illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Some marking and slight chipping to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 300.00
[FISHES]. A natural history of fishes. Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Davison. c.1815.
36pp. With 40 woodcut illustrations in the text. Original publisher's paper wrappers with woodcut pictorial decoration. A clean, crisp, near fine copy.
Price
£ 200.00
ALLBUT, J.. Elements of useful knowledge. Printed for the Author by T. Allbut, 1803-1805.
Four parts of ten only, numbered VI, VII, IX, and X respectively. Part VI, from the fourth edition, dated 1803. The three remaining parts are dated 1805, being the seventh edition. With an engraved frontispiece to each part. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities rubbed, creased, and a trifle marked, with some slight chipping. Offsetting from plates, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00