Recent Acquisitions

HALL, Peter. Fragmenta Liturgica. Documents illustrative of the Liturgy of the Church of England; exhibiting the several emendations of it, and substitutions for it, that have been proposed from time to time, and partially adopted, whether at home or abroad. Printed by Binns and Goodwin. 1848. First edition.
In seven volumes. With half-titles. Later navy half-calf, decorated boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, T.E.G. Vol. VI bound in original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Light rubbing to extremities, surface loss to spine and joints of Vol. IV. Decorated endpapers, bookplates and shelf-marks to FEPs, ink inscriptions to title-pages, and occasional embossed stamps of the Bath Public Reference Library, some loss to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
HALL, Peter. Reliquiae Liturgicae. Documents connected with the Liturgy of the Church of England; exhibiting the substitutes that have been successively proposed for it at home, and the alterations that have been made in the adaptation of it to other churches. Printed by Binns and Goodwin. 1847. First edition.
In five volumes. With half-titles. Later navy half-calf, decorated boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, T.E.G. Light rubbing to extremities. Decorated endpapers, bookplates and shelf-marks to FEP, ink inscriptions to title-pages, and occasional embossed stamps of the Bath Public Reference Library, some loss to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
RUSSELL, Bertrand. What is the Soul?. Haldeman-Julius Publications. [1947].
32pp. Original publisher's printed orange paper wrappers. Light rubbing and creasing to extremities. Leaves toned and spotted, occasional pencil markings to margins.
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£ 50.00
ROBBINS, Lionel. The great depression. Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1934. First edition.
xiv, 238pp, [2]. With half-title. Original publisher's navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. A very good copy. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016).
Price
£ 125.00
CASSEL, G[ustav]. The nature and necessity of interest. Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1903. First edition in English.
xii, 188pp, [4]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's brown buckram, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Endpapers toned, lightly spotted, occasional ink-stamps of the Burnley Co-operative Society Library. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016).
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£ 100.00
DENTON, F[rancis] M[edforth]. Relativity and common sense. At the University Press. 1924. First edition.
xvii, [1], 279pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's olive green cloth, lettered and ruled in black. Very slight rubbing and spotting. A near fine copy. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016).
Price
£ 100.00
WHITEHEAD, A[lfred], N[orth]. An enquiry concerning the principles of natural knowledge. At the University Press. 1919. First edition.
xii, 200pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy blue cloth, gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016).
Price
£ 100.00
[CHRISTIANITY]. Companion to the gospel narrative. Printed by Binns and Goodwin, [s.d., c.1850]. First edition.
xxii, 409pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, gilt, A.E.G. Rubbed. Later bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, with their ink inscription to head of title-page, occasional embossed stamps, recent armorial bookplate of Frederici Shum to front blank fly-leaf, very occasional ink annotations and deletions, some spotting.
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£ 50.00
[SQUIRE, Samuel]. Remarks upon Mr. Carte's Specimen of his General history of england: very proper to be read by all such as are Contributors to that great Work. In a Letter to a Friend. Printed for J. Robinson. 1748. First edition.
viii, [1], 10-62pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Recent red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed, library shelf-mark in correction fluid to spine. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, with their ink inscription and annotations to title-page, occasional embossed stamps, recent armorial bookplate of Frederici Shum to FFEP, light marginal damp-staining, closed tear to text of H3 - without loss, paper repair to head of same, small holes to advertisement leaf, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 100.00
[CHRISTIANITY]. The christian's daily guide to prayer, and the study of the holy scriptures. Binns & Goodwin. 1845. First edition.
viii, 88pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's blind-stamped burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, marking to boards. Later bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
BERNARD, Richard. The isle of man; or, legal proceedings in manshire against sin. Wherein, by way of continued allegory, the chief Malefactors are detected. And their arraignment and judicial trial. With the spiritual use thereof. Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son. 1834. New edition.
xxvi, 142pp. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, library shelf-mark in correction fluid to spine. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, with their ink inscription to head of title-page and occasional embossed stamps, ink ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional shaving to margins, lightly foxed.
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£ 75.00
BAYLY, Thomas. Rough sketches of bath, and Other Poems. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1820. Fifth edition.
[2], 127pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities worn, surface loss to cracked spine, chipping to lettering-piece, upper board held by single cord only, lower joint split. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, half-title very nearly detached, later ink ownership inscription to head of title-page, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
HAWKER, Robert. Sermons on the divinity of christ. Printed by and for S. Hazard; and for the author.... 1796. Vol. I, third edition, Vol. II second edition.
In two volumes. [12], 306, [2]; [6], 367pp, [1]. With a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. I. Contemporary calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, joints split, some surface loss to boards and lettering-pieces. Recent bookplates of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEPs, occasional embossed stamps, recent armorial bookplate of Frederici Shum to FFEP of Vol. I, ink ownership inscriptions to both FFEPs, ink inscription of 'Bath Books' to head of Vol. I title, very occasional spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
SCHELSTRATE, Emmanuel. De disciplina arcani contra disputationem ernesti tentzelii. Dissertatio apologetica per d. emanuelem a schelstrate... Typis Sac. Congregat. de Propaganda Fide. 1685.
[18], 112, 117-120, 113-116, 121-160, [8]. Leaves P3-4 misbound. [Bound with:] [NICAISE, Claude]. De nummo pantheo hadriani imperatoris, ad illmum spanhemium dissertatio... Lugundi [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Anissonios, Joan. Poseul, & Cl. Rigaud, 1690. [16], 73, 7pp, [6]. With numerous woodcut numismatic illustrations in the text. [And:] USSHER, James. Veterum epistolarum hibernicarum sylloge... Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Ex Officina Lud. Billaine, 1665. [14], 92pp. With half-title. Quarto. Near contemporary speckled vellum, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities discoloured and a trifle marked, slight splitting to joints. Ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly dust-soiled, occasional spotting.
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£ 400.00
[EXPORT TRADE]. Guide to the mechanics of export trade. Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.. [1946].
117pp, [1]. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed.
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£ 50.00
BONNET, George-Edgar. La Politique monetaire anglaise d'apres-gurre. Librairie de la Societe du Recueil Sirey. 1923. First edition.
172pp, [4]. Largely unopened in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Light marking to extremities, upper wrapper panel detached, surface loss to spine, sunned. Leaves toned.
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£ 50.00
DE LA MARE, Walter. Seven short stories. Faber and Faber Limited. 1931. First edition.
Limited edition, number 55 of 170 copies on Italian hand-made paper (of which 150 copies made available for sale). Signed by the author and illustrator. 195pp, [1]. With half-title, a coloured woodcut frontispiece, and seven coloured woodcut plates by John Nash. Largely unopened in original publisher's gilt-tooled vellum, T.E.G. Very light discolouration and bumping to extremities. Internally immaculate. Association copy, inscribed in pencil to FFEP; 'Sonja & Gordon / from / Dick & Katta de la Mare / (wedding present) / Oct 27 1945'.
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£ 200.00
FIORENTINO, Giovanni. Il pecorone di ser giovanni fiorentino nel quale si contengono cinquanta novelle antiche Belle d'invenzione e di stile. Presso Riccardo Bancker. 1793.
In two volumes. xxx, [2], 304; 307pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary green calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Light rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Marbled endpapers, contemporary book-labels to FEPs, marginal loss to leaf B6, Vol. II, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
[BATACCHI, Domenico Luigi]. Lo zibaldone poemetto burlesco. [s.n.]. 1810.
273pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled paper boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Ink annotation to title-page, occasional trimming to margins, small marginal repair to lower corner of leaf B2, leaves lightly toned.
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£ 100.00
TASSO, Torquato. L'aminta favola boschereccia di torquato tasso. E l'alceo favola pescatoria di antonio ongaro padovano. Tratte da' migliori esemplari emendatissime. Presso Giuseppe Comino. 1722.
xxiv, 187pp, [5]. Contemporary vellum. Extremities a trifle soiled, paper shelf-label to lower spine compartment. Armorial bookplate of St. Andrew Ld. St. John of Bletsoe, very occasional slight marginal chipping.
Price
£ 150.00