Recent Acquisitions

ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1820. New edition.
[8], 251pp, [1]. With a half-title, numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to half-title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical Works of oliver goldsmith, m. b. With an account of the life and writings of the author. Published by Suttaby, Fox, and Suttaby. 1826.
xii, [1], 14-72pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary brick-red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light offsetting to title page.
Price
£ 100.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The poems of oliver goldsmith. Printed for John Sharpe. 1822.
154pp. With an engraved title page and five engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
[JENNINGS' LANDSCAPE ANNUAL]. ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in switzerland and italy. Robert Jennings. 1830. First edition.
[8], 278pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates. [Together with:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in italy. London. Published for the proprietors, by Robert Jennings and William Chaplin, 1831. First edition. vi, [2], 271pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates. [And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in italy. London. Jennings and Chaplin, 1832. First edition. [4], ii, [2], 286pp, [10]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates. [And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in italy. London. Jennings and Chaplin, [1832]. First edition. [4], 271pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates. [And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in france. London. Jennings and Chaplin, [1834]. First edition. iv, [2], 280pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates. [And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in spain. Granada. London. Robert Jennings and Co., 1835. First edition. xv, [1], 288pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, 19 engraved plates, and 10 engraved illustrations in the text. [And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in spain. Andalusia. London. Robert Jennings and Co., 1836. First edition. xii, 280pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, 19 engraved plates, and 10 engraved illustrations in the text. [And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in spain...Biscay and the castiles. London. Robert Jennings and Co., 1837. First edition. vi, [2], 294pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 19 engraved plates. [And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in spain and morocco. London. Robert Jennings and Co., 1838. First edition. x, [2], 292pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 19 engraved plates. [And:] HARRISON, W. H. The tourist in portugal. London. Robert Jennings and Co., 1839. First edition. xi, [1], 290pp, [2]. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 16 engraved plates. 8vo. Original publisher's green morocco, stamped in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Extremities lightly rubbed. Upper board of Vol. VIII held by single cord only, occasional spotting/light offsetting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 1,250.00
EDGEWORTH, Maria. Popular tales. Printed for R. Hunter. 1817. Sixth edition.
In three volumes. [4], 330, [2]; [2], 330; [2], 343pp, [1]. With a final leaf of advertisements to Vol. I. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Coker Court to FEPs, some loss to text of leaves I10-K1 of Vol. III - with partial loss of sense, very occasional chipping to margins, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 100.00
SURR, T[homas] S[kinner]. A winter in london; or, sketches of fashion; a novel, in three volumes. Printed for Richard Phillips. 1806. Eighth edition.
In three volumes. vii, [1], 272; [4], 276; [4], 264pp. Without half-title for Vol. I. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Heavily rubbed. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to endpapers, occasional dog-earing, foxed.
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£ 100.00
[BROOME, Ralph]. Letters from simkin the second to his dear brother in wales, For the year 1790; giving a full and circumstantial account of all the most material points...brought before the high court of justice...during the trial of warren hastings... Printed for John Stockdale. 1790. First edition.
[4], 124pp, [4]. With a half-title. Without two of the final advertisement leaves. Uncut in contemporary marbled boards, later rebacked in drab paper. Boards worn and marked. Inked ownership inscription to FEP, naive paper repairs to foot of leaves B3-6 - clipping text, without loss of sense, occasional light dust-soiling.
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£ 250.00
HALL, S[amuel], C[arter]. The book of gems: The poets and artists of great britain. Saunders and Otley, 1836-38. First edition.
In three volumes. xvi, 304; xvi, 304; xvi, 304pp. With half-titles, engraved title pages, six plates of facsimile signatures, and numerous engraved vignettes. Handsomely bound in contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, spines richly gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, foxed throughout.
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£ 250.00
TAUERSCHMIDT, Rev. Edward. Prince albert's Ancestry: a brief historical account of the dukedom and ducal house of saxe-coburg and gotha. Black and Armstrong. 1840. First edition.
xii, 107pp, [1]. With half-title. and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, some scoring to boards. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: ' To William B. Parker with the Author's compliments'.
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£ 125.00
MOORE, Thomas. Poetry of thomas moore. Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1903.
xxxiv, [2], 253pp, [1]. With a half-title and an engraved frontispiece. Partially unopened. Bound by Bayntun in contemporary blue half-morocco, marbled boards, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 125.00
PETER LOVE-LAUGHTER. The new fun-box broke open: or, a diverting selection of droll stories, Queer Adventures, wise sayings, irish bulls, strange whims, and original jests. Printed and sold by Dean and Munday. [1822].
[3], 6-30pp. The pagination would suggest the absence of an initial leaf or frontispiece, or perhaps of the work having been issued in wrappers, with the upper panel included as a part of the text; the paucity of detailed records for the publication make it difficult to substantiate what, if indeed anything, is wanting. Uncut. Stitched, as issued. A trifle dust-soiled, spotted and browned, some slight chipping to margins, occasional creasing.
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£ 175.00
WORTHINGTON, Hugh. A sermon delivered on wednesday the 6th of may, 1789. At the meeting-house in the old jewry, london, to the supporters of a new academical institution among protestant dissenters. Printed by H. Goldney, for T. Cadell...and J. Johnson. 1789. First edition.
69pp, [3]. With a final advertisement leaf. Uncut. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's powder blue wrappers. Extremities lightly creased and dust-soiled, some loss to spine. Internally immaculate.
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£ 100.00
[NEEDHAM, Robert]. A sermon on the duty of forgiveness...together with a short discourse on prayer. Printed for Allin and Ridge, and sold by J. Johnson. 1788. First edition.
vi, 30pp, [2]. With a final publisher's advertisement leaf. Uncut. Stitched, as issued, into original publisher's powder blue wrappers. Very light marking to extremities, else fine.
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£ 200.00
BATEMAN, J[oseph]. A supplement to The General Turnpike Road Act, of 3 GEO. IV. CAP. 126... Printed for the Associated Law Booksellers, and sold by A. Maxwell et al.. 1823. First edition.
[2], 126pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and two final advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Lightly marked, head of spine worn, slight splitting to upper joint. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 125.00
NICHOLSON, William. KIPLING, Rudyard. An Almanac of twelve sports. Published by William Heinemann. 1898. First edition.
12 Lithographs in colour on cartridge paper Original publisher's cloth-backed pictorial paper boards, contemporary (original?) glassine dustwrapper. A trifle marked, short tears to dustwrapper at spine. Endpapers browned, light offsetting, else internally immaculate. A fine copy.
Price
£ 1,450.00
ROWLING, J. K.. Harry potter and the chamber of secrets. Bloomsbury. [1998]. First edition, first impression.
251pp, [5]. Original publisher's pictorial paper boards, pictorial dustwrapper. Head and foot of spine a trifle bumped, slight rubbing, with chipping and short tears to dustwrapper at corners and extremities. Neat inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, a little marked.
Price
£ 625.00
MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1828. Fourteenth edition.
[4], 376pp. With an additional engraved title page and three engraved plates by E. J. Portbury (1795-1885) after designs by Westall. Handsomely bound in contemporary straight-grain black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing and bumping to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional light spotting and browning.
Price
£ 150.00
BEATTIE, James. The minstrel; or, the progress of genius: and other poems. Published by John Sharpe. 1823.
[3], xvi, 176pp. Without half-title. With an additional engraved title page and five engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine a trifle discoloured. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, with pencilled annotation attributing the binding to Charles Lewis, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[SMITH, Horace]. [SMITH, James]. Rejected addresses: or, the new theatrum poetarum. Printed for John Miller. 1813. Twelfth edition.
[3], vi-xiii, [3], 127pp, [1]. Without half-title. Contemporary red morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, inked ownership inscriptions to verso of FFEP and head of title page, some loss to head of leaf F10 (p.115-6) - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
BROWN, John. A concordance to the holy scriptures of the Old and New Testament. Printed for Mathews and Leigh. 1811.
[4], 231pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Light damp-staining to frontispiece, offsetting to title page, short tears to leaves I6 (p.107-8) and P2-3 (p.169-172), foxed.
Price
£ 150.00