Recent Acquisitions

[MASQUERADE]. Selections from the masquerade; A Collection of enigmas, logogriphs, charades, rebuses, queries, and transpositions. Published by Baker & Fletcher. 1826. First edition.
[4], 215pp, [1]. With an engraved title-page. Original publisher's red roan-backed printed paper boards. Rubbed and marked. Upper hinge exposed, without front and rear free-endpapers, small hole to margin of I6, loss to lower corner of K8 - just clipping text, without loss of sense, foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
MCLEOD, W[alter]. The geography of palestine, or The Holy Land, including phoenicia and philistia; with a description of the towns and places in asia minor visited by the apostles... Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1854. Ninth edition.
xii, 105pp, [3]. With half-title, a terminal advertisement leaf, and a hand-coloured engraved map of Palestine bound as frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth. Spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp
Price
£ 50.00
KNOX, Vicesimus. Essays moral and literary. Printed and sold by James Decker. 1800.
In three volumes. [12], 366; [6], 364; [6], 365pp, [1]. Original publisher's vellum-backed cream paper boards, contrasting blue calf lettering-pieces. Extremities lightly marked. Small hole to p.189-190, Vol. I - touching text with slight loss of sense, very occasional light spotting, browning, and marginal chipping.
Price
£ 350.00
YOUNG, John. The duty of relieving the indigent and distressed. A sermon, preached at edinburgh, may 2. 1795. Printed by George Caw, for the author. 1795. First edition.
[2], 32pp. With half title. Recent marbled paper wrappers, new endpapers. Original stab holes visible, with related marginal tear to half-title. Some browning and marking, especially to half-title.
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£ 300.00
FENELON, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-. Extracts from the religious works of Monsr francois salignac de la mothe fenelon, archbishop of cambray. Translated from the original french by miss marshall. Published by J. Hatchard. 1809. First edition.
xvi, 291pp, [1]. With half-title and a list of subscribers. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, occasional spotting, ink gift inscription dated 1814 to head of title-page.
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£ 150.00
PORTAL, Antione. Observations sur la nature et sur le traitement du rachitisme, ou des courbures de la colonne vertebrale, et de celles des extremities superieures et inferieures. Chez Merlin. 1797. First edition.
viii, 388pp. With half-title. Contemporary sheep, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, marbled endpapers. Rubbed, spine discoloured. Half-title browned, leaves lightly toned/spotted. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 200.00
ROUPPE, Louis. De morbis navigantium, liber unus. Accedit observatio de effectu extracti cicutae storkiano in cancro. Apud Theodorum Haak. 1764. First edition.
[8], 338pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed and discoloured, remnants of cloth ties. Upper board held by front endpapers only, bookplate of Luis Bardon, Madrid to FEP, recent bookplate of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995) to recto of FFEP, small hole to leaf X6 - with loss of catch-word on p.331, leaves toned, occasional early ink underlining, manuscript index to RFEP.
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£ 375.00
PEKELHARING, C[ornelis] A[drianus]. WINKLER, C[ornelis]. Beri-beri: researches concerning its nature and cause and the means of its arrest. John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.. [1893]. First edition in English.
xiii, [3], 160pp. With half-title and 12 colour plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of John Yudkin to FEP, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
BALME, [Claude]. Traite historique et pratique du scorbut, chez l'homme et les animaux... Chez L'Auteur et al.. 1819. First edition.
[6], 336pp. With half-title. Recent decorated paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Foxed. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of half-title.
Price
£ 250.00
[LITURGY, English]. The book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the church, according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland: together with the proper lessons for sundays and other holy-days, and a new version of the psalms of david. Printed at the University Press. Sold by E. Gardner and Son, Oxford Bible Warehouse. 1851.
[378]ff. Beautifully bound in contemporary purple velvet, with gilt-metal edging, clasp and upper-board lettering-piece ('Church Services'), with elaborate triple silk ribbon page-marker with gilt metal attachments. A.E.G, housed in a purple morocco envelope slipcase, slightly rubbed, opening ribbon torn away. A fine copy, with contemporary gift inscription to FFEP.
Price
£ 200.00
SMYTH, William Henry. Descriptive Catalogue of a cabinet of roman imperial large-brass medals. James Webb. 1834. First edition.
Large paper copy. xxiii, [2], 352pp. Contemporary red half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, A.E.G. Extremities heavily rubbed. Marbled endpapers, evidence of removal of bookplate to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of FFEP, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 175.00
GURNEY, Joseph John. Essays on the evidences, doctrines, and practical operation of Christianity. Published by J. and A. Arch et al. 1825. First edition.
x, [2], 566pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, a trifle marked, splitting to joints, loss to head and foot of spine, chipping to lettering-piece. Lightly spotted.
Price
£ 75.00
"HISTORICUS" [CADBURY, Richard]. Cocoa: All About It. Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Limited. 1896. Second edition.
[10], 99pp, [1]. With half-title, an illustrated frontispiece, and 22 illustrated plates. Original publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Lightly spotted. With publisher's pamphlet, two chocolatiers advertisements, and a contemporary typed letter on Cadbury's stationery regarding the forwarding of this copy to R. Smallwood of Wrexham - all loosely inserted.
Price
£ 75.00
KNAPP, Arthur W[illiam]. Cocoa and chocolate: Their History from Plantation to Consumer. Chapman and Hall. 1920. First edition.
xii, 210pp, [2]. With half-title, numerous monochrome illustrations in the text. Original publisher's powder blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light rubbed to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle soiled and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
GARDINER, A[lfred] G[eorge]. Life of george cadbury. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1923. First edition.
ix, [5], 324pp. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, and nine photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed dustwrapper. Slight rubbing to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle damp-stained and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[COWPER, William]. The diverting history of john gilpin: showing how he went farther than he intended and came safe home again. Charles Tilt. 1828.
iv, [1], 6-20pp, [4]. With a wood-engraved frontispiece, five wood-engraved plates, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities chipped and marked. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of 'Fanny Thorp' to verso of upper panel, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
TOCQUOT, J. F.. The royal pocket dictionary, french and english, and english and french; containing the signification of words in all their different acceptations; the terms of arts, sciences, and trades. The whole extracted from the best writers french and english... Printed [by T. Curson] for Jos. Johnson et al.. 1808. New edition.
[4], viii, [524]pp. With a French title on the verso of the initial leaf. Contemporary panelled burgundy straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Slight shaving to lower margins of leaves K3-6 and L3-6, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
JOHNSTON, George. A history of british sponges and lithophytes. W. H. Lizars. 1842. First edition.
xii, 264pp. With 25 partially hand-coloured engraved plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and lightly marked, slight surface loss to upper joint and foot of spine.Very occasional spotting, plates foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page: 'George Dunlop from his affc. uncle / the author'.
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£ 200.00
BROWN, [John]. Brown's dictionary of the holy bible...the whole Comprising a Complete and most Entertaining library of scripture knowledge... Printed by M. Angus and Son. 1807.
In two volumes. xxvi, [1], 648; 718pp. Seemingly complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved folding map bound as frontispiece to Vol. I, and five engraved plates. Contemporary diced calf, gilt. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, ink gift inscriptions to front blank endpapers of both volumes; 'Jane Gurney Jun. / from / Jonathan Backhouse Jr. / 10 mo 1811', very occasional marginal chipping, loss to margin of leaf Hh4, Vol. II - not touching text, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANITY]. Evangelical christendom: its state and prospects. A monthly journal established and conducted by members of the british organization in connexion with the evangelical alliance. Partridge and Oakey. 1847. First edition.
In two volumes. x, 394; iv, 392pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to FEPs, contemporary ink ownership inscriptions to both FFEPs, very occasional marginal chipping, foxed.
Price
£ 125.00