Recent Acquisitions

BERNARD, Richard. The isle of man; or, legal proceedings in manshire against sin. Wherein, by way of continued allegory, the chief Malefactors are detected. And their arraignment and judicial trial. With the spiritual use thereof. Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son. 1834. New edition.
xxvi, 142pp. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, library shelf-mark in correction fluid to spine. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, with their ink inscription to head of title-page and occasional embossed stamps, ink ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional shaving to margins, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
BAYLY, Thomas. Rough sketches of bath, and Other Poems. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1820. Fifth edition.
[2], 127pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities worn, surface loss to cracked spine, chipping to lettering-piece, upper board held by single cord only, lower joint split. Recent bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, half-title very nearly detached, later ink ownership inscription to head of title-page, lightly foxed.
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£ 75.00
HAWKER, Robert. Sermons on the divinity of christ. Printed by and for S. Hazard; and for the author.... 1796. Vol. I, third edition, Vol. II second edition.
In two volumes. [12], 306, [2]; [6], 367pp, [1]. With a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. I. Contemporary calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed, joints split, some surface loss to boards and lettering-pieces. Recent bookplates of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEPs, occasional embossed stamps, recent armorial bookplate of Frederici Shum to FFEP of Vol. I, ink ownership inscriptions to both FFEPs, ink inscription of 'Bath Books' to head of Vol. I title, very occasional spotting.
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£ 150.00
SCHELSTRATE, Emmanuel. De disciplina arcani contra disputationem ernesti tentzelii. Dissertatio apologetica per d. emanuelem a schelstrate... Typis Sac. Congregat. de Propaganda Fide. 1685.
[18], 112, 117-120, 113-116, 121-160, [8]. Leaves P3-4 misbound. [Bound with:] [NICAISE, Claude]. De nummo pantheo hadriani imperatoris, ad illmum spanhemium dissertatio... Lugundi [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Anissonios, Joan. Poseul, & Cl. Rigaud, 1690. [16], 73, 7pp, [6]. With numerous woodcut numismatic illustrations in the text. [And:] USSHER, James. Veterum epistolarum hibernicarum sylloge... Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Ex Officina Lud. Billaine, 1665. [14], 92pp. With half-title. Quarto. Near contemporary speckled vellum, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities discoloured and a trifle marked, slight splitting to joints. Ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly dust-soiled, occasional spotting.
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£ 400.00
[EXPORT TRADE]. Guide to the mechanics of export trade. Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.. [1946].
117pp, [1]. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed.
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£ 50.00
BONNET, George-Edgar. La Politique monetaire anglaise d'apres-gurre. Librairie de la Societe du Recueil Sirey. 1923. First edition.
172pp, [4]. Largely unopened in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Light marking to extremities, upper wrapper panel detached, surface loss to spine, sunned. Leaves toned.
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£ 50.00
FIORENTINO, Giovanni. Il pecorone di ser giovanni fiorentino nel quale si contengono cinquanta novelle antiche Belle d'invenzione e di stile. Presso Riccardo Bancker. 1793.
In two volumes. xxx, [2], 304; 307pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary green calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Light rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Marbled endpapers, contemporary book-labels to FEPs, marginal loss to leaf B6, Vol. II, lightly foxed.
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£ 200.00
[BATACCHI, Domenico Luigi]. Lo zibaldone poemetto burlesco. [s.n.]. 1810.
273pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled paper boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Ink annotation to title-page, occasional trimming to margins, small marginal repair to lower corner of leaf B2, leaves lightly toned.
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£ 100.00
TASSO, Torquato. L'aminta favola boschereccia di torquato tasso. E l'alceo favola pescatoria di antonio ongaro padovano. Tratte da' migliori esemplari emendatissime. Presso Giuseppe Comino. 1722.
xxiv, 187pp, [5]. Contemporary vellum. Extremities a trifle soiled, paper shelf-label to lower spine compartment. Armorial bookplate of St. Andrew Ld. St. John of Bletsoe, very occasional slight marginal chipping.
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£ 150.00
GAIGNY, Jean de. Brevissima et facillima in omnes pauli epistolas scholia, ultra piores editiones, ex antiquissimis Graecorum authoribus, abunde locupletata. Apud Sebastianum Niuellium, sub Ciconiis, via Jacobaea. 1563.
[8], 303 leaves. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine, housed in recent red cloth clamshell box. Extremities discoloured, a trifle marked and rubbed. Pastedowns sprung, contemporary manuscript contents to front blank fly-leaf, paper repair to upper corner of title-page - with lost characters replaced in manuscript, small worm-trails to gutter margins of first five gatherings, very occasional ink underlining.
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£ 375.00
[ROSE, John]. The prisoner: a musical romance, in three acts. First performed by his majesty's company from the theatre-royal, drury-lane, at the king's theatre, hay-market, On Thursday, October 18th. 1792. Printed for C. Lowndes...and sold by H. D. Symonds. [1792]. First edition.
[4], 28pp. Uncut, bound in contemporary printer's waste wrappers (advertising an edition of The new and complete book of martyrs, printed at London by Alex. Hogg c.1790). Loss to spine, slightly chipped and soiled. Internally clean and crisp, but for small integral crease-related tear to title and following three leaves.
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£ 150.00
DIBDIN, [Charles]. Songs, glees, duettos, &c. in rent day, or the yeoman's friend; written and composed by mr. dibdin, and performed at the sans pariel, strand. Printed for the Author, by R. Cantwell. 1808. First edition.
26, [2], 27-31pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Lightly marked.
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£ 150.00
[DUDLEY, Henry Bate]. Airs, duets, trios, glees, chorusses, &c. [i]n the opera of the travellers in switzerland. Printed for J. Debrett. 1794. Tenth edition.
20pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Stitched, as issued. A trifle dusty, else fine.
Price
£ 200.00
[SOCIETY OF FRIENDS]. Five pamphlets In this Volume, viz. 1. Two discourses and a Prayer, delivered at the Quakers' Yearly-Meeting in Bristol 1767, and taken down in Characters by a member of the Church of England 2. The Prayer of Agur illustrated, in a Funeral-discourse at Bristol; and a Sermon preached at French-Hay; taken down by the same hand. 3. A Sermon preached at Leeds, and taken down in Short-hand by James Blakes junior. To which are added, some of the last Sayings of Samuel Fothergill 4. An Epistle from Samuel Fothergill, Jonathan Raine, &c. the Friends who visited the Quarterly and Monthly-meetings of Ireland in 1762. 5. Poems inscribed to the Memory of Abraham Richard Hawkesworth, late Treasurer of the Bristol Infirmary, an one of the people called Quakers. Sold by Robert Jackson, [n.d., c.1775].
[2], 40, 36, 35, [1], 16, 23pp, [1]. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, surface loss to spine, joints split, upper joint held by cords only. Bookplate of Deborah Birkbeck, Settle to FEP, with her ink ownership inscription to head of title-page, leaves lightly toned.
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£ 125.00
[RICHARDSON, John]. An account of the life of that Ancient Servant of Jesus Christ, john richardson, Giving a Relation of many of his Trials and Exercises in his Youth, and his Services in the Work of the Ministry, in England, Ireland, America, &c. Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde. 1757. First edition.
vi, 236pp, [4]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary calf, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some loss to head of spine, splitting to upper joint. Book-label of Henry Birkbeck and faded ink ownership inscription to FEP, loss to FFEP, slight loss to lower corner of leaf H5, very occasional marginal chipping, lightly foxed.
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£ 200.00
[FOTHERGILL, John]. An account of the Life and Travels in the Work of the Ministry, of john fothergill. To which is added, Divers Epistles to Friends in Great Britain and America, on various Occasions. Printed and Sold by Mary Hinde. 1773. Second edition.
v, [1], 338, xxix, [1]pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, without FFEP, lightly foxed.
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£ 100.00
[CHURCHMAN, John]. An account of the gospel labours, and christian experiences of a faithful minister of christ, john churchman... James Philips. 1781. First British edition.
vii, [1], 351pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, some surface loss to spine. Without FFEP, slight marginal loss to leaf Q1, very occasional light spotting and creasing.
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£ 75.00
ANACREON. The odes of anacreon, translated from the greek into english verse, with notes. Printed by John Beart, for B. Crosby and Co. London. 1804. Second edition.
27, [1], 144pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary olive green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later book-label of Ed Grabhorn to FEP, offsetting to title-page, slight damp-staining to rear blank fly-leaf and RFEP.
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£ 75.00
SMITH, Robert. Poems of controversy betwixt Episcopacy and Presbytery: also several poems and merry songs on other subjects. With some funeral elegies on various nobleman and gentlemen. [s.n.] Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1714. [1869].
Limited to 70 copies. viii, vii, [13], 120pp, [4]. With a preliminary publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities marked, lightly rubbed, chipping to lettering-piece. Blank paper label pasted to FEP, light foxing to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 85.00
THIRLWALL, Connop. Primitiae; or, essays and poems on various subjects, Religious, moral and entertaining.. Printed for the Author by T. Plummer. 1809. First Edition.
xiii, [3], 230pp, xvi, [2]. With a lithographed portrait frontispiece and a list of subscriber's. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed and marked, some loss to spine, chipping to lettering-piece. Later armorial bookplate to FEP, foxed, very occasional marginal chipping/tearing.
Price
£ 200.00