Recent Acquisitions

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'.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 75.00
[DUKE OF GRAFTON]. A first letter to the duke of grafton. Printed for Isaac Fell. 1770. First edition.
[8], 39pp, [1]. With half-title. Disbound. Slightest of spotting, overall a clean and crisp copy.
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£ 75.00
SHIRLEY, [Walter]. A narrative of the Principal circumstances relative to The Rev. Mr. Wesley's Late conference, Held in Bristol, August the 6th, 1771...with the declaration then agreed to By Mr. Wesley, and Fifty-Three of the Preachers in Connexion with him. In a letter to a friend. Printed by W. Gye. 1771. First edition.
24pp. Disbound. Ink-spotting to title-page and terminal leaf, else a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 75.00
BOWLES, John. Remarks on modern female manners, as distinguished by indifference to character, and indecency of dress... Printed for F. and C. Rivington. 1802.
18pp. [Bound after:] BOWLES, John. Thoughts on the late general election. As demonstrative of the progress of Jacobinism. London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1802. [4], 97pp, [1]. With half-title. [And:] [BOWLES, John]. A letter, addressed to the Hon. Charles James Fox, in consequence of his speech in the house of commons, on the character of the late most noble Francis Duke of Bedford... [London]. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, [1802]. Fourth edition. 57pp, [1]. 8vo. Contemporary limp sheep, lettered in gilt. Without spine, boards held in place by binding stubs only, heavily rubbed. Margins of final bound work closely trimmed, occasional light foxing.
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£ 200.00
CRESCIMBENI, Giovanni Mario. Comentarj intorno all' istoria della poesia Italiana ne' quali si ragiona d' ogni genere e specis di quella. Presso T. Becket. 1803. First London edition.
In three volumes. lv, [1], vii, [2], 10-208, [4]; [2], 288, [4]; [2], 270pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled navy morocco, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions to head of all titles, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
AIKEN, J[ohn]. Geographical delineations: or a compendious view of the natural and political state of all parts of the globe. Printed for J. Johnson. 1806. First edition.
In two volumes. viii, [2], 374; iv, 408pp. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, a trifle sunned. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns of 'Seton of Ekolsund', occasional spots of light marking, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 300.00
BARBAULD, Mrs. [Anna Laetitia]. A TUSCAN.. Inni Giovenili della Signora Barbauld. Stampato per N. Hailes. 1829. Second edition.
xii, 132pp. With half-title. Original publisher's brown buckram, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board reading 'Mrs. Barbauld's / Hymns for Children, / in Italian. / Price 2s. 6d.' Spine a trifle worn, light marking to boards, else fine; internally immaculate.
Price
£ 300.00
POWNALL, [Thomas], Governor. Descriptions and explanations of some remains of Roman antiquities dug up in the city of Bath, in the year MDCCXC. With an engraving from drawings made on the spot. Printed by and for R. Crutwell. 1795. First edition.
[2], viii, 29pp, [1]. With an engraved folding plate depicting several fragments of Roman antiquities. Uncut and unopened, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's marbled paper wraps. Extremities faded and chipped, substantial loss to spine. Marginal browning and dust-soiling throughout, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
BOETHIUS. Anicii Manlii Torquati Severini Boethii de consolatione philosophiae libri V. Cum praefatione P. Bertii. Apud Ioannem Blaeu. 1649.
[64], 174pp, [2]. Contemporary vellum. Discoloured and a trifle marked. Title-page lightly dust-soiled, else internally clean and crisp, a near fine copy.
Price
£ 150.00
JEVONS, W[illiam] Stanley. The theory of political economy. Macmillan and Co.. 1879. Second edition.
lxiii, [1], 315, [1], 39pp, [1]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Discolouration to spine, a trifle marked. Recent bookplate to FEP, South Place Religious Society library labels and shelf marks to front endpapers, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 425.00
REECE, Richard. The ladies' medical guide; being a popular treatise on the causes, prevention, & mode of treatment of the diseases to which females are particularly subject. Simpkin and Marshall. 1844. Second edition.
[2], vii, [1], 140pp. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of wear to extremities. Occasional light spotting, a near fine copy.
Price
£ 250.00
THACKERAY, William Makepeace. The works of William Makepeace Thackeray: with biographical introductions by his daughter, Anne Ritchie. Smith, Elder, & Co.. 1904.
In 13 volumes. With half-titles and numerous engraved plates to each volume. Handsomely bound in contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. gilt, marbled edges. Minor wear to extremities, spines slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
[PHIPPS, Constantine Henry]. The English in Italy. Printed for Saunders and Otley. 1825. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], ii, 305, [1]; [2], 323, [1]; [2], 318pp. With half-titles. Contemporary emerald green half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Bookplates to all FEPs with ownership name removed, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
KEMBLE, Frances Anne. Records of later life. Richard Bentley and Son. 1882. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], 288; [4], 295, [1]; [4], 422pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed with some marking, corners bumped. Endpapers lightly marked, ink library stamps to titles of Vols. I and II and blank fly-leaf of Vol. III of the National Anti-vivisection Society, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[LISTER, Thomas Henry]. Granby. A novel. Henry Colburn. 1826. First edition.
In three volumes. [2], 325; [2], 342; [2], 330pp. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to head of Vol. II spine. Neat ink annotation to final page of Vol. II, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
SMITH, Arthur D. Howden. The real colonel house. Hodder and Stoughton. [c.1918]. First edition.
xi, [2], 13-306pp. With half-title, a monochrome photographic frontispiece and five plates. Original red cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. One plate detached, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00