Recent Acquisitions

[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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 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
KNAPP, Georg Friedrich. The state theory of money. Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1924. First edition in English.
xviii, 306pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Rubbed, bumped, and sunned, split to head of spine. Browning to endpapers, lightly spotted. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016).
Price
£ 250.00
[FISHER, Anne]. The Pleasing Instructor or Entertaining Moralist consisting of Select Essays, Relations, Visions, and Allegories collected from The most Eminent English Authors to which are prefixed New Thought on Education. Published...by G. G. & J. Robinson. 1785. New edition.
[2], iii, [1], xii, 368pp. With an engraved title-page, and three engraved plates. Recent calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Very small hole to lower corner of title-page, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
PERCY, Henry. Cautions for company and battalion drill. John W. Parker and Son. 1860.
64pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's printed paper drab wrappers. Extremities rubbed, dust-soiled and a trifle creased, illegible ink inscription to upper panel that gives mention to Henry Percy. Very occasional ink marking to margins, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
SOCIETY OF NAVAL GENTLEMEN. Britannia triumphant: or, An Account of the Sea-Fights and Victories of the English Nation, From the earliest Times, down to the Conclusion of the late War...to which is prefixed, A Large Introduction, Containing the History of Navigation... Printed for R. James. 1767.
li, [1], 224pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and five engraved plates. Contemporary sheep, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-on, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, surface repairs to boards, some marking. Lightly foxed throughout.
Price
£ 250.00
[MAGNETISM]. ALENCE, Joachim d'. Curieux traitte de l'aiman. Divisé en deux parties. La prémiére contient les expériences; & la seconde les raisons que l'on en peut rendre. 1712.
[2], 87pp, [9]. With extra-engraved title and 33 engraved plates. Eighteenth-century vellum-backed marbled boards. A little rubbed, plate No. 31 slightly shaved, somewhat toned, bookseller's label of W. Junk, Berlin, indistinct library stamps to verso of title. From the recently dispersed Beltrame collection, without inscription.
Price
£ 375.00
EAMER, John. Colonel sir john eamer's defence on the court martial held on charges preferred against him by captain william ayres, &c. &c. to which are added, the charges at length; together with the sentence, and his majesty's decision thereon. [Nichols and Son]. 1885. First edition.
[4], 84pp. Original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Slight chipping and rubbing, wrappers separating from text-block. Very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 125.00
[SAEL, George]. Mental amusement; or, the Juvenile Moralist: consisting of moral essays, allegories, and tales, interspersed with poetical pieces. Calculated for the use of private families and public schools. Printed for G. Sael...and sold by M. Poole and Son. 1798. Second edition, revised.
viii, 136pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's green calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting paper lettering-piece ('1s 6d'). A trifle rubbed, slight chipping to lettering-piece. Both free endpapers torn away, with later manuscript inscription to verso of frontispiece, leaves F3-F4 protruding from text block, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 1,250.00
ALBERTI DI VILLANUOVA, Francesco . Nuovo dizionario portatile, italiano-francese, compendiato da quello d'alberti... Presso Bossange, Masson e Besson, Librai. 1797.
[4], xxiii, [1], 495pp, [1]. With half-title. [Bound with:] ALBERTI DI VILLANUOVA, Francesco. Nouveau dictionnaire de poche, francois-italien, abrege de celui d'alberti... A Paris. Chez Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1797. 11, [1], xxiii, [1], 432pp. With half-title. 12mo. Contemporary sheep, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Heavily worn. Hinges exposed, loss to half-title, loss to corners of b3 and I1 - touching text in both instances with some loss of sense, light damp-staining to first half of text-block, leaves toned, occasional spotting and marginal chipping.
Price
£ 150.00
HORACE. Q. horati flacci. Opera. Kegan Paul, Trench & Soc.. 1882.
[4], 293pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Title in red and black. Bound by Suttaby of London in contemporary gilt-stamped brown morocco, T.E.G. Spine sunned, a trifle rubbed and marked. Decorated endpapers, recent bookplate of R. J. Dickinson to verso of FFEP, else internally immaculate.
Price
£ 75.00