Recent Acquisitions

KYNASTON, Lieut. A[ugustus] F[rederick]. Casualties afloat: with practical suggestions for their prevention and remedy. Trelawney Saunders. 1849. First edition.
xi, [1], 185pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, recently rebacked to style, housed in custom cream slipcase. Boards lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[CRAVEN, Keppel Richard]. Italian scenes: a series of interesting delineations of Remarkable Views, and of the most celebrated remains of antiquity... John Walker. 1825. First edition.
[58]pp. With 27 engraved plates. Original publisher's green paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Rubbed, marked, and discoloured, splitting to upper joint, corners bumped, contemporary ownership inscription of Sir Herbert Taylor to upper board. Occasional spotting.
Price
£ 500.00
[SHERER, Moyle]. Sketches of india: written by an officer for fire-side travellers at-home. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1825. Third edition.
iv, 297pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, and sunned, loss to lettering-piece. Contemporary book-label of F. Cunliffe and later armorial bookplate of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to FEP, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
JOBSON, Frederick J[ames]. Australia; with notes by the way, on egypt, ceylon, bombay, and the holy land. Hamilton, Adams, and Co.. 1862. First edition.
xi, [1], 281, [1], 6pp. With half-title, and a chromolithographic frontispiece, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's purple cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Rubbed, spine sunned. Lightly spotted.
Price
£ 50.00
JOBSON, Frederick J[ames]. Australia; with notes by the way, on egypt, ceylon, bombay, and the holy land. Hamilton, Adams, and Co.. 1862. First edition.
xi, [1], 270pp, [2]. With half-title, and a chromolithographic frontispiece. Original publisher's purple cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Rubbed, spine sunned. Hinges exposed, slight loss to FFEP, without RFEP, occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 50.00
BRENDA [i.e. SMITH, Georgina Castle]. Victoria-Bess. The Ups and Downs of a Doll's Life. John F. Shaw and Co.. [1879]. First edition.
161pp, [15]. With numerous line illustrations in the text by T. Pym, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's pictorial green cloth, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Contemporary ownership inscription to head of title-page, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 150.00
[HORNE, Richard Henry]. Memoirs of a London doll, written by herself. Edited by mrs fairstar. Joseph Cundall. 1846. First edition.
[4], 126pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further three engraved plates by Miss Margaret Gillies. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
SAINT-HILAIRE, J[ules] Barthelemy. Le bouddha et sa religion. Didier et Cie.. 1860. First edition.
[4], xxiv, 441pp, [1]. With half-title. Near contemporary half-calf, red buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, upper board heavily sunned. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to FEP, newspaper clipping on the Buddhist way of life extracted from the Pall Mall Gazette 28th December 1871 pasted to rear blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. Recently dispersed from the library of West Horsley Hall.
Price
£ 75.00
[THOMSON, George]. Tria peireteria ankousta sive experimenta admiranda, Cum Odservationibus insolitis medico-chymicis; In quibus Materia Medica, ejusq; Manufactura Philosophica amplius Examinatur, in Tribus Tractatulis Contenta... Impensis Edv. Millingtoni. 1680. First edition.
[16], 174pp. First three words of title transliterated from the Greek. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Recent morocco-backed brown buckram boards, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Frontispiece and title-page laid-down, text toned and spotted.
Price
£ 650.00
LOCKE, John. WYNNE, John. An abridgment of Mr. Locke's Essay concerning Human Understanding. Printed for A. and J. Churchil. 1700. Second edition, corrected and enlarged.
[8], 308pp, [4]. Contemporary panelled calf, recently rebacked to style, recent contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Boards rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Waldegrave Pelham Clay to FEP, minute worm-trail to margins of first half of text-block, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 500.00
[HORNYOLD, John Joseph]. The Decalogue Explain'd, In Thirty-Two discourses on the Ten Commandments. By J- H-, C. A-D. S.. Printed for the Author, and Sold by F. Needham. 1750.
430pp, [2]. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, morocco lettering-piece, metal clasps. Extremities rubbed, splitting to joints, some surface loss to lower board. Later ownership inscriptions to front endpapers, light damp-staining to gutter margins, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
MORRIS, Jan. Journeys. Oxford University Press. 1984. First edition.
viii, 173pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper lightly toned/creased, else fine. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to FFEP.
Price
£ 150.00
MARSHALL, Nathaniel. A defence of our constitution in Church and State: Or, an answer to the Late Charge of the Non-Jurors, Accusing us of heresy and schism; perjury and treason... Printed by H. Parker for William taylor...and Henry Clements. 1717. First edition.
[2], 191pp, [1], li, [3]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary panelled calf. Slight splitting to joints, some loss to head of spine. Contemporary ink ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf; Jo: Dod / Ex dono Rich: Atherton de Bucey Armig: / Oxon: 1719, worming to lower margins of first three and final two gatherings - clipping text occasionally.
Price
£ 150.00
THE EARL [PEMBROKE, George Robert Charles Herbert, Earl of] AND THE DOCTOR [KINGSLEY, George Henry]. South sea bubbles. Richard Bentley and Son. 1872. Fifth edition.
[6], 312pp. [Bound with:] [PEMBROKE, George Robert Charles Herbert, Earl of]. Roots, a plea for tolerance. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1873. First edition in book form. viii, 178pp, [2]. With half-title. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, maroon cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to FEP. With two single leaf autograph letters signed by the Earl of Pembroke, the first tipped-in to recto of the front blank fly-leaf, the second to the recto of the half-title of the second bound work. Recently dispersed from the library of West Horsley Hall.
Price
£ 250.00
[DISRAELI, Benjamin]. Endymion. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1880. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], 331, [1]; [4], 337, [1]; [4], 346pp, [2]. With half-titles, terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. III. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in silver. Marked, a trifle rubbed, spines sunned. Decorated endpapers, armorial bookplates of Crewe Hall to all FEPs, slight splitting to upper hinge of Vol. I, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 150.00
DRINKWATER, John. Rupert Brooke: an essay. Printed for the Author at the Chiswick Press. 1916. First edition.
Limited edition, number 11 of 115 copies printed. 22pp, [2]. With half-title. Title in red and black. Original publisher's blue paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 125.00
WORDSWORTH, William. The prelude, or growth of a poet's mind; an autobiographical poem. Edward Moxon. 1850. First edition.
x, 374pp, [2]. With half-title, 8pp publisher's advertisement catalogue bound to front. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked, spine sunned with wear to head and foot. Upper hinge partially exposed, occasional spotting, manuscript annotations to blank verso of terminal leaf.
Price
£ 200.00
[HOGARTH, William]. [Etched receipt for subscription to 'a Print Representing a March to Finchly in the Year 1746']. [s.n., c.1750].
Etched subscription receipt; unused. Sometime mounted at corners, with removal marks to verso, slightly dusty, else fine.
Price
£ 600.00
CAMPBELL, Thomas. Theodric; a domestic tale; and other poems. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1824. Second edition.
[8], 149pp, [1]. With half-title. Attractively bound in contemporary navy calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later ownership inscription (dated 1888) of Richenda Gurney to recto of front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Lady Anne M. Elliot / from the author.'
Price
£ 375.00
MARKHAM, Gervase. Hungers Prevention: Or, The whole Art of fowling By Water and Land. Containing all the Secrets belonging to that Art, and brought into a true Forme or Method, by which the most Ignorant may know how to take any kind of Fowle, either by Land or Water. Also, exceeding necessary and profitable for all such as travell by Sea, and come into uninhabited places: Especially, all those that have any thing to doe with the New Plantations. Printed for Francis Grove, and are to be sold by Martha Harrison. 1655. Second edition.
[16], 285pp, [1]. An unsophisticated copy in contemporary blind-ruled sheep, later paper/manuscript lettering-piece to spine. Rubbed and a trifle marked, with slight loss to extremities, surfaces. Paste downs spring, with ink inkscription of 'J. Cooke Gaiborough' to verso of upper board.
Price
£ 2,500.00