Recent Acquisitions

[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
[RATTRAY, Thomas]. Some Particular instructions Concerning the Christian Covenant, and The Mysteries by which it is Transacted and Maintained... Printed by James Bettenham: And sold by George Strahan. 1748. First edition.
[4], xxxi, [1], 166pp. [Bound with a defective work with the drop-head title 'An Essay on the Nature of the Church', presumably the Henry Fielding treatise printed in 1728. 66pp. ESTC T56728]. 8vo. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, loss to head of spine. Hinges exposed, very small marginal hole to N2, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[QUAKERS].. A collection of testimonies concerning Several Ministers of the Gospel Amongst the People called quakers, Deceased: With some of their last Expressions and Exhortations. Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde. 1760. First edition.
[12], 372pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbing and marking to extremities. Contemporary book-label to FEP of 'William Dillworth / Lancaster', recent bookplate to FFEP of 'Robert J. Hayhurst', internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[KING, Peter, Lord]. An enquiry into the constitution, discipline, unity & worship, of the primitive church, that flourish'd within the first three hundred years after Christ. Faithfully collected out of the extant writings of those ages. By an impartial hand. [s.n.]. 1712.
[10], 181pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, gilt armorial device of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards. Spine sunned and rubbed with loss to head and foot, slight surface loss to boards, corners bumped. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and library shelf-marks to FEP, ink annotation to blank fly-leaf, short marginal tear to C2, occasional light browning.
Price
£ 200.00
TASSO, Torquato. FAIRFAX, Edward. Godfrey of builloigne: or the Recovery of jerusalem. Done into English Heroical Verse...Together with the life of the said Godfrey. Printed by J.M. for Ric. Chiswell... 1687. Third edition.
[32], 655pp, [1]. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some cracking to joints, chipping to head of spine and lettering-piece. Small paper flaw to O6 without loss of sense, occasional marking internally, else a clean and crisp unpressed copy. From the Evelyn library, with twentieth-century JE book-label to FEP. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP.
Price
£ 850.00
[GOETHE], ARNIM, Bettina von. Goethe et Bettina correspondance inedite de Goethe et de Mme Bettina d'Arnim. Traduit de l'allemand par Seb. Albin. Au Comptoir des Imprimeurs Unis. 1843. First French editon.
Two volumes bound as one. [2], xvi, 348, [4], 364pp. Recent navy morocco backed mottled boards. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, title-page laid-down due to tearing, loss to bottom corner of p.195-6, second half-title with repaired tear, some minor browning thought overall clean.
Price
£ 100.00
[JAMES II]. Memoirs of the English Affairs, Chiefly Naval, From the Year 1660, to 1673. [s.n.]. 1729. First edition.
xx, 280pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf. Heavily rubbed, some surface loss, joints split, remnant of paper label to upper board, without lettering-piece. Bookplate of Bath Reference Library to FEP, with their occasional embossed stamps, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, small ink numeral to head of title, slight loss to bottom corner of L4.
Price
£ 375.00
HERVEY, James. Meditations and contemplations... Printed for John and James Rivington. 1749. Fifth edition.
In two volumes. xxxii, 285, [1]; xxiii, [1], 287pp, [9]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Rubbed to spines, joints splitting. Internally clean and crisp, ink-stamps of 'S. Keyte' to blank endpapers, ink inscriptions to recto of both FFEPs.
Price
£ 100.00
DYE, Frederick. Hot water supply. A practical treatise upon the fitting of hot water apparatus for domestic and general purposes. E. & F. N. Spon. 1906. Fifth edition.
vi, [2], 80pp. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
GUY, Joseph. Guy's new exercises in English syntax: intended to succeed those usually found in English grammars; and to furnish the senior scholars in ladies and gentlemen's schools... Printed for Baldwin and Cradock. 1837. Second edition.
vi, [2], 142pp, [6]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary navy morocco, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Some loss to top corner of FFEP, with near contemporary ink ownership inscription to recto, occasional ink annotations to text.
Price
£ 75.00
HAWTREY, Stephen. Reminiscences of a French Eton. Printed by Mary S. Rickerby. 1867. Second edition.
[4], 79pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-stamped green buckram. Slight rubbing to extremities. Upper hinge exposed, occasional very light dust-soiling. Presentation copy, inscribed to title; 'R. K. Phillipps / from his sincere / friend / the writer'.
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£ 50.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. A catalogue of a valuable Collection of Prints, Recently Imported from the Continent, consisting of rare british portraits, and historical subjects...which will be sold by auction, by Mr. c. dubois. [s.n.]. [1823].
11pp, [1]. Disbound. Title-page a trifle toned, small hole to text of p.5-6 - without loss of sense, light spotting/creasing.
Price
£ 100.00
RODD, T. & H.. A catalogue of a collection of engraved british portraits...On Sale at t. rodd, Jun. & h. rodd's. Printed by J. Nichols, [s.d., c.1820]. First edition.
[2], 86pp. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Light browning to gutter margins, clear tape repairs to gutters of B-B2 - touching text which remains legible.
Price
£ 150.00
EVANS, Edward. Catalogue of an interesting collection of prints, comprising portraits, views, and miscellaneous subjects; with the names of their respective artists, and enumeration of every circumstance connecting the portraits with the various counties of the united kingdom...Published and sold by edward evans, book and print seller. Printed by J. Nichols and Son, [s.d., c.1830]. First edition.
viii, 71pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Very light damp-staining to gutter margins, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
VERONESE, Paul. Exhibition of paintings in fresco...Brought from the Soranza palace, in the Venetian territory, now on view, at the gallery, Maddox-Street, Hanover-Square, opposite St. George's church. Printed by Thomas Davidson. [1825]. First edition.
15pp, [1]. Recent marbled paper wrappers. A very good copy, with only the slightest of browning to gutter margins of title and final page, and a very small hole to p.11-12.
Price
£ 250.00
[WILSON, Francis J.]. Catalogue of the valuable library of the late francis j.s. wilson, esq., formerly of highbury place, and late of bath; comprising...with many other important english books in all classes; which will be sold by auction, by messrs. s. leigh sotheby & john wilkinson...at their house, 3, wellington st., strand, On Thursday, February 17th, 1853... Printed by C. and J. Adlard. [1853].
30pp. Stitched within original untrimmed wrappers, with title to upper wrapper, lower wrapper removed. Vertical crease.
Price
£ 200.00