Recent Acquisitions

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
HORNE, Dom Ethelbert. Primitive sun dials or scratch dials. Containing a list of those in Somerset. Barnicott & Pearce, The Wessex Press. 1917. First edition.
xii, 90pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and 16 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in white. Minor wear to extremities. Small hole to A8, touching text without loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
ELLIOT, G[eorge] F[rancis] Scott. Prehistoric man and his story. A sketch of the history of mankind from the earliest times. Seeley, Service & Co. Limited. 1915. First edition.
xvi, 17-398, [2], 16pp. With half-title, publisher's catalogue, a monochrome photographic frontispiece, 23 photographic plates, and numerous line illustrations in the text. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight split to head of spine, corners bumped. Lightly foxed, one plate detached.
Price
£ 75.00
NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Published by the National Museum of Wales. 1946. Third edition.
viii, 121pp, [1]. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and 17 plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed paper card boards. A trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
STAEL-HOLSTEIN, Madame de. Corinna; or, Italy. Printed for A. K. Newman and Co.. 1822.
Four volumes bound as two. [2], 302, [4], 265, [1]; [2], 275, [3], 308pp. Contemporary navy half-calf, navy cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Light rubbing to extremities. Ink ownership inscriptions of 'Philip Ward' to titles, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
DAVIES, William H[enry]. Foliage. Various poems. Elkin Mathews. 1913. First edition.
63pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
CRESSWELL, Walter D'Arcy. Poems (1921-1927). Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd.. 1928. First edition.
[1], 78pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt, plain paper dustwrapper. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, a near fine copy.
Price
£ 50.00
COLMAN, George. Broad grins...comprising, with new additional tales in verse, those formerly published under the title of 'My night-gown and slippers.'. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies. 1802. First edition.
vii, [1], 125pp, [3]. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf, plain paper boards. Rubbed, joints split, dust-soiled. Armorial bookplate to FEP, later ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
WRAXALL, N[athaniel] William. Historical memoirs of his own time. Part the first, from 1772 to 1780. Part the second, from 1781 to 1784. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1815. First edition.
In two volumes. iv, 549, [1]; [4], 583pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, half-title to Vol. II. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Without spine to Vol. I, boards held in place by cords only, some loss to spine of Vol. II, a trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Armorial bookplates of John Rawlinson to FEPs, offsetting to Vol. I title with newspaper clipping pasted to verso, marginal loss to bottom corner of O2 of Vol. I, newspaper clipping tipped-in to O8, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
[MACKY, John]. A journey through England, In familiar letters from a gentleman here, to his friend abroad. Printed for J. Hooke. 1722. Second edition.
[4], xix, [1], 215, 224-327pp, [1], xl. Complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary panelled calf, gilt numeral 'I' to spine. Rubbed, a trifle marked, slight splitting to joints. Ink initials to recto of FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
LORD REDESDALE, [Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford]. Memories. Hutchinson & Co.. 1915. First edition.
In two volumes. [12], 396; [8] 397-816pp. With half-titles, a photographic frontispiece to each volume, and 17 plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, silver devices to uppers boards, lettered in gilt, top edges in blue.Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEPs, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Published by the National Museum of Wales. 1927. Second edition.
iv, 84pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and seven further plates. Original publisher's plain paper wrappers, lettered in black, later paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed and slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
GORANI, Joseph. Memoires secrets et critiques des cours, des gouvernements, et dens moeurs des principaux etats de l'Italie. Chez Buisson et al.. 1793. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], viii, 495, [1]; [4], 478; [4], 480pp. With half-titles. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
DE LA HODE [LA MOTHE]. Histoire des Revolutions de France, ou l'on voit comment cette monarchie s'est formee, & les divers changemens qui y sont arrivez par rapport a son Etendue & a son gouvernement... Chez Pierre Gosse, & Adrien Moetjens. 1738. First edition.
In four volumes. [10], 383, [1]; [2], 576; 370; [2], 520pp. Title-pages in red and black. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
L'ESTOILE, Pierre de. Journal du regne de Henri IV. Roi de France et de Navarre. Chez les Freres Vaillant. 1741. First edition.
In four volumes. [10], 502, [30]; [2], 587, [33]; [2], 552, [38]; [2], 534pp, [34]. Title-pages in red and black. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, neat ink annotation to verso of Vol. I title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
DUCLOS, [Charles Pinot]. Memoires secrets sur les regnes de Louis XIV et de Louis XV. Chez Buisson. 1791. First edition.
In two volumes. [2], xxxii, 484; [2], 571pp, [1]. Recent navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, neat ink annotation to Vol. I title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00