Recent Acquisitions

CLEVELAND, John. Poems...With Additions, never before Printed. [s.n.], Printed in the Yeare 1654. Eleventh edition.
[4], 107pp, [3], 12pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Without terminal blank. Finely bound in twentieth-century brown morocco, ruled and decorated in blind, lettered to spine in gilt. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slightest of shelf wear to extremities, else a fine copy. Portrait neatly restored to verso, without loss. Early ink inscription of J. Pirie to head of title, recent bookplate of Christopher Rowe to FEP.
Price
£ 500.00
GUTHRY, Henry. Memoirs of Henry Guthry, late Bishop of Dunkel [sic], in Scotland: wherein the conspiracies and rebellion against King Charles I. of blessed memory, to the time of the murther of that monarch, are briefly and faithfully related. Printed for W. B. and sold by J. Nutt. 1702. First edition.
[14], 144, 129-255pp, [1]. With half-title. Complete despite erratic pagination. Handsomely bound in contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed to spine, with slight loss to head and foot and some splitting to joints, slightest of marking to boards. Recent bookplates of Rhiwlas library and Christopher Rowe to FEP and recto of FFEP respectively, earlier ink ownership inscription of 'J. Gaughan' to same, occasional neat pencil annotations to margins, rear paste-down sprung.
Price
£ 150.00
[CAMUS, Jean-Pierre]. Elise, or Innocencie Guilty. A new romance, translated into English by Jo: Jennings, Gent. Printed by T. Newcomb for Humphrey Moseley. 1655. First English edition.
[6], 150pp. Without terminal advertisement leaf. Title in red and black. Recent blind-stamped calf. Very slight rubbing to joints, minor water damage to top corner of upper board. Several leaves closely trimmed to top margin, repairs to head of D1, L4 and M1 and gutter of Q2, with some loss of sense to first line of D1, small hole to text of Q without loss of sense, marginal worm-trail to final three gatherings, very light damp-staining throughout.
Price
£ 650.00
CLEVELAND, John. Poems...With Additions, never before Printed. [s.n.], Printed in the Year, 1654. Tenth edition.
Two parts in one volume. [4], 107, [4], [2], 12pp. With engraved frontispiece portrait. Nineteenth-century tan morocco, spine richly gilt, with diamond lozenge ruling to boards, in the style of Charles Lewis. Unidentified monogram bookplate to FEP. Rubbed, with chipping at head and foot of spine, crack to upper joint (but with board holding firmly). Occasional shaving, without loss of sense, paper adhesion to blank-fly leaf, else a crisp and clean copy.
Price
£ 500.00
COOPER, Samuel. Consolation to the mourner, and instruction both to youth and old age, from the early death of the righteous: in two discourses by Samuel Cooper, D. D. minister of Great Yarmouth. Occasioned by the death of his eldest daughter, (who had only just entered into her twenty-first year) to which is subjoined, an appendix: containing her character, and two elegies on her death. Printed and Sold by Downes and March. 1786. First edition.
[2], x, 3-174pp. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, recent armorial bookplate of 'R. C. Fiske Nth. Walsham' to FEP, very minor damp-staining to margins of latter half of text-block.
Price
£ 250.00
FARQUHAR, [George]. The recruiting officer. A comedy... Printed for John Bell...and C. Etherington. 1776.
84pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Uncut in recent tan paper boards. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
BROWNE, D[aniel] J[ay]. Letters from the Canary Islands. George W. Light. 1834. First edition.
140pp. With a lithographic frontispiece, an engraved map, and two woodcuts in the text. Original publisher's green decorated cloth, recently rebacked to style. A trifle rubbed. Light marginal damp-staining to frontispiece, ink-stamps of the New York Academy of Sciences to title and p.74, else clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'To / The New York Lyceum of Nat. History / with the respects of / D. Jay Browne', with their ink-stamp to head of title.
Price
£ 350.00
EYRE, Edward. The parables of our lord translated into verse, and extended to their practical applications. For the use, more particularly, of young persons. Jarrold and Sons et al.. [1849]. First edition.
viii, [4], 89pp, [1]. With a 6pp publisher's advertisement catalogue, tipped-in errata slip, and an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-tooled green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked. Upper hinge split, recent armorial bookplate of 'R. C. Fiske Nth. Walsham' to FEP.
Price
£ 100.00
BREWER, E[benezer] Cobham. The dictionary of phrase and fable. Cassell, Petter, & Galpin. [c.1872]. Third edition.
In 15 parts. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's orange printed paper wrappers. Some loss, chipping, and spots of marking to all extremities, parts 3 and 5 without upper wrappers, lower wrappers of parts 3, 13, and 15 detached, both wraps of part 10 detached, gatherings of parts 5 and 10 separating. Overall internally clean and crisp but for some light foxing.
Price
£ 375.00
[ARNE, Thomas]. The airs in the jovial crew or merry beggars for the violin, German flute, or guittar [sic]. As performed at the theatre in Covent Garden. Printed for Thompson & Son. c.1760.
[4], 20pp. Engraved throughout. Recent green cloth backed plain paper board, lettered in black. Extremities a trifle sunned. Lightly dust-soiled, slight damp-staining to bottom margins.
Price
£ 350.00
ANTONINUS, Augustus. Antonini Iter Britanniarum commentariis illustratum Thomae Gale, S. T. P. nuper Decani Ebor. Opus posthumum revisit, auxit, edidit R. G. Accessit anonymi Ravennatis Britannae chorographia, Cum Autographo Regis Galliae Mso. & codice Vaticano collata; Adjiciuntur conjecturae plurimae, cum nominibus locorum Anglicis, quotquot iis assignari potuerint. Impensis M. Atkins in Coemeterio D. Pauli. 1709. First edition.
[2], x, viii, 151pp, [17]. With an engraved folding map and two folding plates. Handsomely bound in nineteenth century red morocco, gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, a fine copy.
Price
£ 500.00
SALMON, [Thomas]. The Modern Gazetteer: or, a short view of the several nations of the world. Absolutely necessary for rendering the public news, and other historical occurrences, intelligible and entertaining... Printed for S. and E. Ballard et al.. 1756. Third edition.
[516]pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight cracking to spine with loss at head, some splitting to lower joint. Bookplate of 'Coker Court' to FEP, ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Caroline Helgar. June 31st 1805', pencil inscription to head of title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
VOSS, Johann Heinrich. Mythologische briefe. In Der J. B. Metzler'schen. 1827. Second edition.
Two volumes bound as one. xx, 307, [1], xxii, 386pp. Near contemporary brown half-cloth, green buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, paper library shelf label to upper boards, corners bumped. Foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
[HELPS, Arthur]. Catherine Douglas. A tragedy. William Pickering. 1843. First edition.
148pp. With 16pp publisher's catalogue bound to rear. Original publisher's green cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed, chipping to lettering-piece, spine sunned, some marking to boards. Armorial bookplate to FEP, upper hinge exposed, title foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[COURTILZ DE SANDRAS, Gatien]. The political last testament of Monsieur John Baptist Colbert. Late minister and secretary of state to Lewis XIV. Wherein is an account of all that hath passed under the reign of that king, unto the year 1684...Translated out of the French...By John Augustine Bernard. Printed for Charles Brome. 1695. First edition.
[48], 358pp, [2]. With a terminal blank leaf. Contemporary panelled calf, recently rebacked in tan calf, recent contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt, A.E.G. Boards rubbed. Without front and rear pastedowns, bookplate of Bath Municipal Library to verso of upper board, with their occasional embossed stamps.
Price
£ 250.00
[DUPORT, James]. Threnothriambos. Sive Liber Job Graeco carmine redditus per J.D. Cantabrigiensem, S.T.B. Editio altera, multis in locis ab Autore recognita & emendata. Cui adduntur in sine tres Psalmi. Apud Thomam Buck. 1653.
[16], 203pp, [5]. First word of title transliterated from the Greek. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked by Stoakley of Cambridge, lettered in gilt. Rubbing to boards. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, light marginal damp-staining throughout.
Price
£ 350.00
[GREEK LANGUAGE]. De graecarum syllabarum Apud Latinos Dimensione libellus Pro Graecae Linguae Imperitis. Apud Dominicum Lovisam. 1719.
51pp. Early nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, ink ownership inscription: 'J. Mitford / 1813' to recto of FFEP, short marginal tear to B1, early ink notation to blank verso of terminal leaf, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
MITSCHERLICH, Christoph Wilhelm. Epistola critica in apollodorum ad virum illustrem chr. gottl. heyne: accedunt nonnulla in statium et catullum autore chr. guil. mitscherlichio. Apud Viduam Abr. Vandenhoekii. 1782.
91pp, [1]. Early nineteenth-century gilt-tooled speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing and marking to extremities, Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, ink ownership inscription to blank fly-leaf of 'J. Mitford / 1804', internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
DE SEGRAIS, Jean Regnault. Diverses poesies. Chez Antoine Sommaville. 1659.
[18], 169pp, [1]. Finely bound by Ottmann-Duplanil in nineteenth-century calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt armorial devices to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, bookplates to FEP of 'H.M.' and Robert J. Hayhurst respectively, spots of soiling to text of D5 with loss of a couple of characters to each page, very slight marginal loss to L6 and P4, light damp-staining to final two gatherings.
Price
£ 275.00
[HOLLES, Denzil. The case stated Concerning the judicature of the House of Peers In the Point of appeals. [s.n.]. 1675. First edition.
[2], 84pp, [4]. Small paper flaw to F7, without loss of sense, occasional shaved pagination. [Bound with:] [HOLLES, Denzil]. The Case stated of the jurisdiction of the House of lords in the point of impositions. London. [s.n.], 1676. [2], 114pp. Occasional shaved register details. 8vo. Early eighteenth-century gilt panelled calf, with two morocco title labels and spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers, FEP renewed. A trifle rubbed, some marking, worming to upper board, cracking to joints. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP.
Price
£ 350.00