Recent Acquisitions

J. W. P.. A letter To Some divines, Concerning the Question, Whether god since Christ's Ascension, doth any more Reveal himself to Mankind by the means of Divine Apparitions? With an Exact Account of what God hath bestowed upon a Noble Maid, from her Seventh Year, until Now, MDCXCI. Written Originally in High-Dutch, and now set forth in English by the Editor of the laws of paradise, newly Published. Printed, and Sold by John Whitlock. 1695. First edition.
[44], 129pp, [1]. Late nineteenth-century calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary ink annotations to foot of title-page and margin of p.65, errata on terminal page struck-through in ink, some occasional shaving to affecting running-titles, signatures, and catch-words, very occasionally touching text, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 1,250.00
DE LABORDE, Leon. Journey through arabia petraea, to mount sinai, and the excavated city of petra, the edom of the prophecies. John Murray. 1836. First ediiton.
xxviii, 331pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved folding map, and 24 engraved plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt. Extremities sunned and a trifle soiled. Lightly foxed internally.
Price
£ 375.00
BUNYAN, John. The holy war, made by shaddai upon diabolus, For the Regaining of the metropolis of the world; Or, the Losing and taking Again of the Town of Mansoul. Printed by A. Weir. 1777.
276pp. Contemporary straight-grained calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges, upper joint neatly reinforced. Rubbed and a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, foxed and browned throughout.
Price
£ 125.00
JAMES, [Thomas] J[ames]. James improved arithmetical tables. Arithmetical and commercial tables, for the use of schools: to which are added rules for mental arithmetic, Forms of Receipts & Promissory Notes, explanation of latin & french words & phrases. Jarrold and Sons. 1855. Eighth edition.
36pp. Original publisher's yellow printed wrappers. A trifle chipped to spine, slightly creased and a little marked, occasional spotting else internally crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
DONNAY, Maurice. Amants: comedie en cinq actes. Paul Ollendorff. 1897. First edition.
[6], 258pp, [2]. Near contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G., with original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Gladys de Grey to FEP, lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to half-title; 'a Lady Grey / un respectueux hommage / Maurice Donnay / Decembre 1896'.
Price
£ 200.00
BURNET, Gilbert. A discourse of the pastoral care. Printed by R. R. for Ric. Chiswell. 1692.
[16], xxxiv, 252pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Some marginal loss to title-page, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 125.00
PRENTISS, G[eorge] L[ewis]. The life and letters of elizabeth prentiss, author of "stepping heavenward". Hodder and Stoughton. 1884. Fourth thousand.
[2], xiv, 573pp, [1]. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's decorated brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Hinges starting, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 50.00
FRY, Elizabeth. Memoir of the life of elizabeth fry, with extracts from her journal and letters. Charles Gilpin. 1847. First edition.
In two volumes. xii, 495, [5]; viii, 524pp, [6]. With half-titles, and an engraved portrait frontispiece and two terminal advertisement leaves to each volume. Original publisher's light blue blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities marked, some scoring to boards, light rubbing, spines sunned, corners bumped. Hinges exposed, slight loss and tearing to both FFEPs, with ink inscription to FFEP of Vol. I; 'Mary Anne Hammond / 1849', foxing to frontispieces, occasional dust-soiling.
Price
£ 125.00
KELLY, Sophia. The life of mrs. sherwood, (chiefly autobiographical) with extracts from mr. sherwood's journal during his Imprisonment in France & Residence in India. Darton & Co.. 1854. First edition.
xii, 600pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and an additional engraved title-page. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Frontispiece and engraved title foxed, very occasional marginal spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
CLARKE, Thomas Grey. A memoir of anna maria clarke, wife of the rev. thomas clarke. Harry Woolridge. 1853. First edition.
xii, [2], 482pp. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and several engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, dust-soiling to fore-edge. Upper hinge exposed, contemporary ink ownership inscription to FEP, armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FFEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
MERZ, Heinrich. Eminent women of the german reformation. Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday. 1856. First edition in English.
vi, [2], 159pp, [1]. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece depicting Catherine von Bora. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked, spine sunned, corners bumped. Without FFEP, very occasional marginal chipping, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[WILSON, Lucy Sarah Atkins]. Bible Scenes; or, sunday employment for very young children. First series. History of joseph. Grant and Griffith, Successors to Newbery and Harris, [s.d., c.1850]. First edition.
30pp, [2]. With a coloured lithographic frontispiece, 11 coloured lithographic plates, and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, some marking, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, text-block split at frontispiece, near contemporary ink gift inscriptions to FEP and FFEP, light offsetting and foxing.
Price
£ 150.00
GREEN, [John]. Green's Second Book. Darton and Clark. [1845]. First edition.
x, [2], 108pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved title-page, and numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities sunned, with some marking. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
SHIRREFF, Emily. Intellectual education and its influence on the character and happiness of women. Smith, Elder and Co.. 1862. New edition.
xii, 276pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Browning to title-page, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 350.00
[CHRISTIAN VERSES]. Christian verses for the children. Hamilton, Adams and Co.. [1862].
iv, 92pp, [2]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's maroon buckram, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, light ink-staining to boards spine sunned. Ink-spotting to front endpapers, ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[FRANCISCANS]. Statuta generalia barchinonensia ordinis seraphici s. p. n. francisci, pro cismontana familia: In Capitulo Generali Toletano Anno 1633. a Patribus Nationis Germanicae & Belgicae recognita, & Provinciis dictae Nationis accommodata; a praefato Capitulo Generali, ac Santissimo D. N. Urbano VIII. confirmata. Typis Petri Vande Cappalle. 1717.
[16], 206pp, [2]. Contemporary vellum. Extremities marked and discoloured. Nineteenth-century ownership inscription and blind-stamp to FFEP, very occasional ink annotations, foxed, dust-soiling to endpapers and final gathering, very small hole to gutter margin of C4 - just clipping text, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 250.00
SANDINI, Antonio. Disputationes historicae ad vitas pontificum romanorum. Impensis Jo: Manfre. 1771.
[20], 303pp. With half-title. Contemporary vellum, lettered in gilt to spine. Some discolouration to extremities, spots of soiling. Library blind-stamp to title-page, with ink-stamp to verso, very occasional light dust-soiling to margins.
Price
£ 200.00
[BAKER, Pacificus]. A lenten monitor to christians, in Pious Thoughts, Moral Reflections, and Devout Aspirations, on the gospels, For every Day in lent, from Ash-Wednesday to Easter-Tuesday inclusive. Printed and Sold by J. Marmaduke. 1755. First edition.
xii, 364pp, [2]. With one of two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, ink annotation to title-page, with slightest of loss to margin, leaves a trifle toned, occasional spotting, clear tape repairs to gutter margins of final gathering
Price
£ 300.00
HEIDEGGER, Johann Heinrich. Joh. henrici heideggeri [Hebrew title] Enchiridion biblicum iepomnhmonikon... Apud Jo. Felicem Bielckium. 1723. Fifth edition.
[8], 685pp, [11]. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum. Extremities discoloured and a trifle bumped. Near contemporary, and late nineteenth-century ownership inscriptions to FFEP, near contemporary inscription to lightly soiled title-page, small marginal hole to leaf O6, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
LE BEAU, [Charles]. The history of the lower empire; beginning from Constantine the Great. Translated from the French of M. Le Beau. Volume the first. Printed for T. Davies. 1770. First edition in English.
Volume I, all published. xxxi, [1], 390pp. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards. Without spine panel, rubbed and marked. Paste-downs sprung, short marginal tear to leaf T7, else internally immaculate.
Price
£ 850.00