Recent Acquisitions

[LITURGY, English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the church, according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland: together with the proper lessons for sundays and other holy-days, and a new version of the psalms of david. Printed at the University Press. Sold by E. Gardner and Son, Oxford Bible Warehouse. 1851.
[378]ff. Beautifully bound in contemporary purple velvet, with gilt-metal edging, clasp and upper-board lettering-piece ('Church Services'), with elaborate triple silk ribbon page-marker with gilt metal attachments. A.E.G, housed in a purple morocco envelope slipcase, slightly rubbed, opening ribbon torn away. A fine copy, with contemporary gift inscription to FFEP.
Price
£ 200.00
KENYON, Robert Lloyd. The gold coins of england, arranged and described: being a sequel to mr. hawkin's silver coins of england, by his grandson. Bernard Quaritch. 1884.
[4], 217pp, [1]. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece and 23 engraved plates. Contemporary roan-backed brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked. Offsetting to title, plates foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
GURNEY, Joseph John. Essays on the evidences, doctrines, and practical operation of Christianity. Published by J. and A. Arch et al. 1825. First edition.
x, [2], 566pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, a trifle marked, splitting to joints, loss to head and foot of spine, chipping to lettering-piece. Lightly spotted.
Price
£ 75.00
"HISTORICUS" [CADBURY, Richard]. Cocoa: All About It. Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Limited. 1896. Second edition.
[10], 99pp, [1]. With half-title, an illustrated frontispiece, and 22 illustrated plates. Original publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Lightly spotted. With publisher's pamphlet, two chocolatiers advertisements, and a contemporary typed letter on Cadbury's stationery regarding the forwarding of this copy to R. Smallwood of Wrexham - all loosely inserted.
Price
£ 75.00
KNAPP, Arthur W[illiam]. Cocoa and chocolate: Their History from Plantation to Consumer. Chapman and Hall. 1920. First edition.
xii, 210pp, [2]. With half-title, numerous monochrome illustrations in the text. Original publisher's powder blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light rubbed to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle soiled and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
GARDINER, A[lfred] G[eorge]. Life of george cadbury. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1923. First edition.
ix, [5], 324pp. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, and nine photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed dustwrapper. Slight rubbing to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle damp-stained and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[COWPER, William]. The diverting history of john gilpin: showing how he went farther than he intended and came safe home again. Charles Tilt. 1828.
iv, [1], 6-20pp, [4]. With a wood-engraved frontispiece, five wood-engraved plates, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities chipped and marked. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of 'Fanny Thorp' to verso of upper panel, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
JOHNSTON, George. A history of british sponges and lithophytes. W. H. Lizars. 1842. First edition.
xii, 264pp. With 25 partially hand-coloured engraved plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, slight surface loss to upper joint and foot of spine.Very occasional spotting, plates foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page: 'George Dunlop from his affc. uncle / the author'.
Price
£ 200.00
BROWN, [John]. Brown's dictionary of the holy bible...the whole Comprising a Complete and most Entertaining library of scripture knowledge... Printed by M. Angus and Son. 1807.
In two volumes. xxvi, [1], 648; 718pp. Seemingly complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved folding map bound as frontispiece to Vol. I, and five engraved plates. Contemporary diced calf, gilt. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, ink gift inscriptions to front blank endpapers of both volumes; 'Jane Gurney Jun. / from / Jonathan Backhouse Jr. / 10 mo 1811', very occasional marginal chipping, loss to margin of leaf Hh4, Vol. II - not touching text, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANITY]. Evangelical christendom: its state and prospects. A monthly journal established and conducted by members of the british organization in connexion with the evangelical alliance. Partridge and Oakey. 1847. First edition.
In two volumes. x, 394; iv, 392pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to FEPs, contemporary ink ownership inscriptions to both FFEPs, very occasional marginal chipping, foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
JAFFRAY, Alexander. Diary of alexander jaffray...to which are added, particulars of his subsequent life, given in connection with memoirs of the rise, progress, and persecutions, of the people called quakers, in the north of scotland: among whom he became one of the earliest members. Published by Harvey & Darton. 1833. First edition.
xxx, [2], 592pp. Uncut and largely unopened in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight chipping to lettering-piece. Very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 125.00
STRAUSS, Frederick. Helon's pilgrimage to jerusalem. A picture of judaism, in the century which preceded the advent of our saviour. Printed for J. Mawman. 1824. First edition in English.
In two volumes. [5], x-xxiv, 371, [1]; [4], 396pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled olive green calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Rubbed and a trifle marked, loss and chipping to lettering-pieces. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to both FEPs, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
RUTTY, John. A spiritual diary, and soliloquies. Printed and sold by James Phillips. 1796. Second edition.
xix, [1], 421pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary tree-calf, black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to upper joint. Book-label of Henry Birkbeck, Jun. to FEP, very small marginal hole to lower corner of leaf X2, foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
LEIGHTON, [Robert]. The Expository works and other remains of Archbishop Leighton... Printed for David Wilson. 1748.
In two volumes. xxii, 552; iii, [1], 576pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary speckled calf, morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of 'Henry Munro / London 1749' to both FFEPs, ownership inscriptions of Jane Gurney to verso of frontispiece and recto of FFEP of Vol. II, very occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 200.00
A[LLEINE], R[ichard]. Vindiciae Pietatis: or, a vindication of Godliness, In the greatest Strictness and Spirituality of it, From the Imputations of folly and fancy. Together with Several Directions for the Attaining and Maintaining of a Godly Life. [s.n.], Printed in the Year 1663.
[16], 400pp. Page 201 misnumbered 180. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, small sympathetic repair to lower board, slight splitting to joints. Pastedowns sprung and shaved, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP beneath earlier deleted inscription, leaves toned and lightly spotted, very occasional inked corrections/highlighting.
Price
£ 450.00
TURNER, Daniel. Free thoughts on the spirit of free inquiry in religion; with Cautions against the Abuse of it, and Persuasive to Candour, Toleration, and Peace, amongst christians of all denominations. Printed and sold by G. Norton, for the Author. 1793. First edition.
[4], x, 148pp, [2]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, chipping to head of spine, lower joint split. Lightly spotted.
Price
£ 200.00
CROKER, John Wilson. Correspondence between the right hon. j. w. croker and the right hon. lord john russell, on some passgaes of 'moore's diary.'... John Murray. 1854. First edition.
35pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper wrappers. A near fine copy.
Price
£ 50.00
HERDER, Johann Gottfried von. Der Cid nach spanischen Romanzen. Verlag der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung. 1838. First illustrated edition.
[6], 238pp. With an engraved half-title, an additional engraved title-page, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text by Eugen Neureuther. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Rubbed, some surface loss to upper board. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt to FEP, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 125.00
[CROFT, Herbert]. The abbey of kilkhampton; or, monumental records for the year 1980... Printed for G. Kearsly. 1780. Sixth edition.
Two parts bound as one. [4], 82, iv, 83-141pp, [1]. Contemporary half-calf, recently rebacked to style. Rubbed, surface loss to boards. Hinges exposed, slight marginal loss to lower corner of leaf I2, very small hole to margin of L1.
Price
£ 75.00
[GREEN FAMILY]. A season in bath: or, Letters from the Green Family, to their friends in the country. First series. David Bogue. 1855. First edition.
viii, 75pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's green printed paper wrappers. Lightly rubbed and marked, some surface loss to spine, splitting to joints. Bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'The Bath Literary Club / from the author / 1886'.
Price
£ 75.00