Recent Acquisitions

TENNYSON, C[harles]. Observations on the proceedings respecting the queen, addressed to his constituents. Printed for J. Ridgway & Sons. 1820. Second edition.
[4], 52pp. [Bound with:] TENNYSON, Charles. Speech of Charles Tennyson, Esq. in the House of Commons, May 19, 1828, on Mr. Nicholson Calvert's motion to substitute the hundred of Bassetlaw for the town of Birmingham, in the bill for disfranchising the borough of East Retford. London. Published at the Office of the Mirror of Parliament, 1829. Fourth edition. 41pp, [1]. 8vo. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing, spine a trifle sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Baron Hambro' to FEP, lightly foxed.
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£ 100.00
BRODBECK, Ernst Konrad. Q. D. B. V. disputatio inauguralis medica de rhachitide quam gratia divina assistente ex decreto facultatis medicae praeside D. Alexandro Camerario...eruditorum examini publico submittit Ernestus Conradus Brodbeck... Litteris Schrammianis. [1735]. First edition.
28pp. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Private library shelf-marks in manuscript to head of title, article clipping from a 1954 issue of 'Current Medical Digest' bound-in, a trifle browned. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
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£ 75.00
MURRAY, Lindley. English grammar, adapted to the different classes of learners: with an appendix, containing rules and observations, for assisting the more advanced students to write with perspicuity and accuracy. Printed for T. Tegg and Son et al.. 1838.
328pp. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, else a fine copy. Ink-spotting to first leaf of introduction, unravelling to cord place marker, else clean and crisp.
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£ 100.00
DELISLE DE SALES, Jean-Baptiste-Claude. Paradoxes par un citoyen. Premiere partie. [s.n.]. 1775. First edition.
xii, 13-123, [9], 269-276pp. Uncut in original publisher's plain paper wrappers. Substantial loss to spine, text-block holding firm by cords. Internally clean and crisp, a very good copy.
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£ 100.00
MUSGRAVE, William. De arthritide anomala, sive interna dissertatio... Apud Wetstenios. 1710. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition].
[16], 391pp, [17]. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities a trifle discoloured. bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP, very small hole to text of K3 - without loss of sense, leaves lightly toned/foxed. Formerly of the Radcliffe collections, with their armorial bookplate to FEP.
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£ 500.00
BAKER, Richard. Meditations and disquisitions upon the Lords Prayer. Printed by Anne Griffin, for Anne Bouler. 1637. Second edition, corrected and amended.
[8], 213pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled sheep, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, small worm-hole to foot of spine, naive repair to head, lettering-piece detached and chipped. Hinges exposed, recent bookplate pf 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, browning to gutters of O1-2, marginal worm-trail to latter half of text-block.
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£ 450.00
[ROBINS, Benjamin]. An address to the electors, And other free Subjects of Great Britain; Occasion'd by the Late secession. In which is contain'd A particular Account of all our Negotiations with Spain, and their Treatment of Us, for above Ten Years past. Printed for H. Goreham. 1739. Thid edition.
iv, 63pp, [1]. Uncut and largely unopened, stitched as issued. Pen trial and remnant of paper label to title-page, dust-soiled, light marginal damp-staining to final gathering.
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£ 75.00
STURM, [Christoph Christian]. Reflections on the Wisdom, Power, & Goodness of god. Selected from sturm's reflections. Printed by A. O'Neil. 1821. Second edition.
vii, [8]-180pp. With a woodcut frontispiece, and numerous woodcut vignettes throughout. Original publisher's red morocco-backed drab paper boards. Boards heavily worn, marked, and soiled. Ink inscriptions and pen trials of 'Jeremiah Bard' to FEP, occasional creasing and light spotting.
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£ 100.00
GASSENDI, Pierre. Institutio logica, et philosophiae epicuri syntagma. Ex Officina Johannis Redmayne. 1668. Second London edition.
[12], 118, [14], 288pp. 'Philosophiae epicuri syntagma, Continens Canonicam, Physicam, & Ethicam' has a separated dated title, pagination, and register. A handsome and well preserved copy in contemporary blind-stamped speckled calf, the lightest of rubbing to extremities, some surface loss to upper board. Marking to title-page of first work, tear to text of A9, without loss of sense, horizontal tear through D4 of second work, again without loss of sense, small competent paper repair to bottom margin of L7, very small hole to L10, touching text without loss of sense.
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£ 450.00
[EDINBURGH HUNTERIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY]. This society will resume its Meetings on Wednesday the 10th November 1841. After an Address from the President, an Essay "On the Physiology of the Spinal Cord," will be read by H. Lonsdale, M.D. F.R.C.P.E... [s.n.]. 1841.
Single-sheet handbill. Uncut, with vertical folds, some light creasing to extremities.
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£ 75.00
SCHEFFERUS, Johannes. Israel Erlandi fil de vita et miraculis Sancti Erici Sueciae Regis. Typis Nicolai Wankivii. 1675.
[12], 191pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and slightly marked, paper library shelf-labels to spine and upper board. Without front and rear pastedowns, ink-stamps to blank fly-leaves of the 'Franciscan Library Greyfriars Oxford', small hole and paper repair to FFEP with manuscript annotations to verso alongside the ink-stamp of Leipzig bookseller Oswald Weigel and the contemporary ownership inscription of 'Erico Odhelio' dated 1677, occasional ink underlining and corrections to text, a trifle browned.
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£ 250.00
[WOOD, Henry]. Change for the American notes: in letter from London to New York. By an American lady. Wiley & Putnam. 1843. First edition.
xii, [2], 10-392pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, some marking, slight loss to head and foot of spine. Hinges exposed, bookplate to FEP; 'Ex Libris / W. Miller / Dickensiana',
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£ 75.00
[TRAIL, William]. Elements of algebra. For the use of university students. To which is added an appendix. Printed for W. Creech and C. Elliot. 1789. Third edition.
vii, [1], 261, [3], 50pp. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed with extensive surface loss. Pen and pencil trials, mathematical equations, and ink-stamp in Cyrillic characters to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 125.00
LEVER, Charles. The O'Donoghue; A Tale of Ireland fifty Years Ago.. William Curry, Jun. and Company. 1845. First edition.
xiiii, 410pp, [2]. With half-title and 26 engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, slight shipping to lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, offsetting from foxed plates, slight marginal loss and short tear to one plate.
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£ 50.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. Essays and sketches of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1877. First edition.
vii, [3], 306pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 50.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. The life and letters of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, And Co.. 1877. First edition.
xvii, 565pp, [3]. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title, and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'Marie E. Wrixon / from / George F. Armstrong / September, 1878'.
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£ 100.00
REID, Dr. John. Lectures on human physiology. [s.n., s.d.].
Single-sheet handbill. Horizontal and vertical folds, slight tearing to margins, slightly foxed, marked to verso.
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£ 100.00
STOCKTON, Frank R[ichard]. The Adventures of Captain Horn. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1895. Fourth edition.
[1], viii, 440, 7, [17]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's catalogue. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked and rubbed, sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Llangattock' to FEP, near contemporary ink gift inscription to half-title, very short marginal tear to P7, lightly foxed.
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£ 50.00
GILPIN, William. An essay on prints. Printed for R. Blamire. 1792. Fourth edition.
xiii, [3], 174pp, [2], xi, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, without lettering-piece. Rubbed, upper joint split. Marbled endpapers, evidence of removal of bookplate to FEP, bookplate to FFEP of 'John Harris', lightly foxed in parts.
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£ 100.00
[MAN]. Thoughts on the nature of man, the propagation of creeds, and the formation of human character. Joseph Clayton et al.. 1850. First edition.
83pp, [1]. Disbound. Slightest of dust-soiling to title and terminal leaf, single instance of manuscript correction to text, else clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00