Recent Acquisitions

[VOLTAIRE]. Discorso fatto dal sig. di Voltaire, istoriografo di Francia, In occasione del suo ricevimento nell' accademia Francese, In vece del Presidente Bouhier Il Lunedi 9. Maggio 1746. [s.n.]. [1746].
35pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper boards, red morocco lettering-piece to upper board. Slightest of wear to extremities. Occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
[DU LARENS, Henri-Joseph]. Le Compere Mathieu, ou Les Bigarrures de L'Esprit Humain. Chez les Marchands de Nouveautes. 1797.
Four volumes bound as two. [4], 264; [2], ii, 256; ii, 244; [2], 215pp, [1]. With five engraved plates. Nineteenth-century green half-cloth, marbled paper boards. Slightest of wear to extremities. Ink annotations to endpapers, expertly repaired tears to title and first contents leaf of Vol. III, occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 200.00
THOUAR, Pietro. La sposa e la madre. Scelta di Prose e Poesie di scrittori antichi e moderni intorno al matrimonio lettura per le donzelle e donativo di nozze. Felice le Monnier. 1846. Second edition.
viii, 482pp, [1]. With half-title. Unopened in original publisher's printed paper wrappers, publisher's blind-stamp to upper cover. Slightest of rubbing and creasing, a trifle marked. Internally immaculate, a near fine copy.
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£ 150.00
SANGAR, J. T.. Victory over Sin and Death! A sermon, preached in the Churches of St. Werburgh and St. James; Bristol, On Sunday, January, 12, 1812, On occasion of the Death of Miss French, Who departed this Life on the 31st, Dec, 1811, In the 26th Year of her Age...Published for the Benefit of a Near Relation of the Deceased. Sold by Longman, Hurst, & Co. et al.. [1812]. First edition.
104pp. With half-title. [Bound after:] BIDDULPH, Thomas T[regenna]. Life a vapour! St. James IV. Being the substance of a sermon...on the death of Mr. John Marker. Bristol. Printed and Sold by W. Bulgin, 1802. Second edition. 33pp, [1]. [And:] BIDDULPH, Thomas T[regenna]. Hezekiah's charge to the congregation of Judah. 2 Chron. xxix. 31. A sermon preached before the Grateful Society, in All Saints'-Church, Bristol, on Thursday, Nov. 13, 1800, being the anniversary of the nativity of the late Edward Colston, Esq. Bristol. Printed and Sold by W. Bulgin, [1800]. First edition. 32pp, [4]. With half-title. [And:] BIDDULPH, Thomas T[regenna]. A message from the tomb; being the substance of a sermon...On the death of George Gieves. Bristol. Printed and Sold by W. Bulgin, 1802. First edition. [4], 36pp. With half-title. 8vo. Later cloth-backed drab paper boards. Extremities rubbed and marked. Upper hinge exposed with board working loose, slight loss to bottom margin of B2 of first work, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[GILPIN, Joshua]. A monument of parental affection to a dear and only son. Printed by and for F. Houlston and Son. 1811. Fourth edition.
xi, [1], 13-178pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. [Bound with:] GIRDLESTONE, C[harles]. The social conduct of a Christian considered in discourses addressed to an individual. Oxford. Printed by W. Baxter, 1828. Second edition. xi, [1], 148pp. Short tear and some loss to gutter margin of title with leaf separating from text-block. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbing and marking to spine. Ink annotation to FEP, ownership inscription of 'C. Cole' to half-title, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
TENNYSON, C[harles]. Observations on the proceedings respecting the queen, addressed to his constituents. Printed for J. Ridgway & Sons. 1820. Second edition.
[4], 52pp. [Bound with:] TENNYSON, Charles. Speech of Charles Tennyson, Esq. in the House of Commons, May 19, 1828, on Mr. Nicholson Calvert's motion to substitute the hundred of Bassetlaw for the town of Birmingham, in the bill for disfranchising the borough of East Retford. London. Published at the Office of the Mirror of Parliament, 1829. Fourth edition. 41pp, [1]. 8vo. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing, spine a trifle sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Baron Hambro' to FEP, lightly foxed.
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£ 100.00
DELISLE DE SALES, Jean-Baptiste-Claude. Paradoxes par un citoyen. Premiere partie. [s.n.]. 1775. First edition.
xii, 13-123, [9], 269-276pp. Uncut in original publisher's plain paper wrappers. Substantial loss to spine, text-block holding firm by cords. Internally clean and crisp, a very good copy.
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£ 100.00
MUSGRAVE, William. De arthritide anomala, sive interna dissertatio... Apud Wetstenios. 1710. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition].
[16], 391pp, [17]. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities a trifle discoloured. bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP, very small hole to text of K3 - without loss of sense, leaves lightly toned/foxed. Formerly of the Radcliffe collections, with their armorial bookplate to FEP.
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£ 500.00
POMEY, Francois. [TOOKE, Andrew]. The pantheon, Representing the Fabulous Histories of the Heathen gods And most Illustrious heroes in a Short, Plain, and Familiar Method, by Way of dialogue...for the Use of Schools. Printed for Robert Clavel. 1701. Third edition.
[6], 410pp, [6]. With an engraved frontispiece, and 16 further engraved plates (one of which folding). Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed. Slight loss to FEP, with later bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and private library shelf-labels pasted on, short marginal tear to leaf D3, folding plate partially naively coloured, lightly toned.
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£ 300.00
BAKER, Richard. Meditations and disquisitions upon the Lords Prayer. Printed by Anne Griffin, for Anne Bouler. 1637. Second edition, corrected and amended.
[8], 213pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled sheep, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, small worm-hole to foot of spine, naive repair to head, lettering-piece detached and chipped. Hinges exposed, recent bookplate pf 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, browning to gutters of O1-2, marginal worm-trail to latter half of text-block.
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£ 450.00
[ROBINS, Benjamin]. An address to the electors, And other free Subjects of Great Britain; Occasion'd by the Late secession. In which is contain'd A particular Account of all our Negotiations with Spain, and their Treatment of Us, for above Ten Years past. Printed for H. Goreham. 1739. Thid edition.
iv, 63pp, [1]. Uncut and largely unopened, stitched as issued. Pen trial and remnant of paper label to title-page, dust-soiled, light marginal damp-staining to final gathering.
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£ 75.00
STURM, [Christoph Christian]. Reflections on the Wisdom, Power, & Goodness of god. Selected from sturm's reflections. Printed by A. O'Neil. 1821. Second edition.
vii, [8]-180pp. With a woodcut frontispiece, and numerous woodcut vignettes throughout. Original publisher's red morocco-backed drab paper boards. Boards heavily worn, marked, and soiled. Ink inscriptions and pen trials of 'Jeremiah Bard' to FEP, occasional creasing and light spotting.
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£ 100.00
GASSENDI, Pierre. Institutio logica, et philosophiae epicuri syntagma. Ex Officina Johannis Redmayne. 1668. Second London edition.
[12], 118, [14], 288pp. 'Philosophiae epicuri syntagma, Continens Canonicam, Physicam, & Ethicam' has a separated dated title, pagination, and register. A handsome and well preserved copy in contemporary blind-stamped speckled calf, the lightest of rubbing to extremities, some surface loss to upper board. Marking to title-page of first work, tear to text of A9, without loss of sense, horizontal tear through D4 of second work, again without loss of sense, small competent paper repair to bottom margin of L7, very small hole to L10, touching text without loss of sense.
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£ 450.00
[EDINBURGH HUNTERIAN MEDICAL SOCIETY]. This society will resume its Meetings on Wednesday the 10th November 1841. After an Address from the President, an Essay "On the Physiology of the Spinal Cord," will be read by H. Lonsdale, M.D. F.R.C.P.E... [s.n.]. 1841.
Single-sheet handbill. Uncut, with vertical folds, some light creasing to extremities.
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£ 75.00
SCHEFFERUS, Johannes. Israel Erlandi fil de vita et miraculis Sancti Erici Sueciae Regis. Typis Nicolai Wankivii. 1675.
[12], 191pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and slightly marked, paper library shelf-labels to spine and upper board. Without front and rear pastedowns, ink-stamps to blank fly-leaves of the 'Franciscan Library Greyfriars Oxford', small hole and paper repair to FFEP with manuscript annotations to verso alongside the ink-stamp of Leipzig bookseller Oswald Weigel and the contemporary ownership inscription of 'Erico Odhelio' dated 1677, occasional ink underlining and corrections to text, a trifle browned.
Price
£ 250.00
[PIEROZZI, Antonino]. Opera di santo antonino arcivescovo Fiorentino, da lui medesimo composta in volgare, utilissima & necessaria alla instruttione de li Sacerdoti, & di qualunque altra persona, laquale desidera sapere vincere Christianamente, & confessarsi bene de gli suoi peccati. Nuovamente ristampata, & da insiniti errori emendata. Con una breve instruttione. per li Sacerdoti Curati. [s.n.]. 1555.
88 [i.e. 176]pp, [15]. Woodcut vignette to title-page. Later calf-backed marbled boards, red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, loss to lettering-piece, several small worm-holes to joints. Ink ownership inscription, ink-stamp and private library label of Thomas Ottley to FFEP, spotting to title-page, light marginal damp-staining to upper corner of text-block.
Price
£ 450.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. Essays and sketches of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1877. First edition.
vii, [3], 306pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
ARMSTRONG, Edmund J[ohn]. The life and letters of Edmund J. Armstrong. Longmans, Green, And Co.. 1877. First edition.
xvii, 565pp, [3]. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title, and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'Marie E. Wrixon / from / George F. Armstrong / September, 1878'.
Price
£ 100.00
REID, Dr. John. Lectures on human physiology. [s.n., s.d.].
Single-sheet handbill. Horizontal and vertical folds, slight tearing to margins, slightly foxed, marked to verso.
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£ 100.00
STOCKTON, Frank R[ichard]. The Adventures of Captain Horn. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1895. Fourth edition.
[1], viii, 440, 7, [17]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's catalogue. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked and rubbed, sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Llangattock' to FEP, near contemporary ink gift inscription to half-title, very short marginal tear to P7, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00