Recent Acquisitions

THOMAS, Lowell. With lawrence in arabia. Hutchinson & Co.. [1925]. First English edition.
xiii, [1], 15-317pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, and 64 further monochrome photographic illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. One photographic plate detached, slightest of foxing.
Price
£ 175.00
KEMBLE, Frances Anne. Records of later life. Richard Bentley and Son. 1882. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], 288; [4], 295, [1]; [4], 422pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed with some marking, corners bumped. Endpapers lightly marked, ink library stamps to titles of Vols. I and II and blank fly-leaf of Vol. III of the National Anti-vivisection Society, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
SMITH, Arthur D. Howden. The real colonel house. Hodder and Stoughton. [c.1918]. First edition.
xi, [2], 13-306pp. With half-title, a monochrome photographic frontispiece and five plates. Original red cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. One plate detached, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
BOWDEN, Samuel. Poems on various subjects; with some essays in prose, letters to correspondents, &c. and a treatise on health. Printed by T. Boddley, for the Author. 1754. First edition.
xxi, [11], 390pp. With a list of subscribers. Later half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of the Bath Guildhall library to FEP, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, armorial bookplate to rear pastedown, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 175.00
HORNE, Dom Ethelbert. Primitive sun dials or scratch dials. Containing a list of those in Somerset. Barnicott & Pearce, The Wessex Press. 1917. First edition.
xii, 90pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and 16 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in white. Minor wear to extremities. Small hole to A8, touching text without loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
ELLIOT, G[eorge] F[rancis] Scott. Prehistoric man and his story. A sketch of the history of mankind from the earliest times. Seeley, Service & Co. Limited. 1915. First edition.
xvi, 17-398, [2], 16pp. With half-title, publisher's catalogue, a monochrome photographic frontispiece, 23 photographic plates, and numerous line illustrations in the text. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight split to head of spine, corners bumped. Lightly foxed, one plate detached.
Price
£ 75.00
NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Published by the National Museum of Wales. 1946. Third edition.
viii, 121pp, [1]. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and 17 plates. Original publisher's cloth-backed printed paper card boards. A trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
STAEL-HOLSTEIN, Madame de. Corinna; or, Italy. Printed for A. K. Newman and Co.. 1822.
Four volumes bound as two. [2], 302, [4], 265, [1]; [2], 275, [3], 308pp. Contemporary navy half-calf, navy cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Light rubbing to extremities. Ink ownership inscriptions of 'Philip Ward' to titles, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
CRESSWELL, Walter D'Arcy. Poems (1921-1927). Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., Ltd.. 1928. First edition.
[1], 78pp. With half-title. Original publisher's navy cloth boards, lettered in gilt, plain paper dustwrapper. Minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, a near fine copy.
Price
£ 50.00
COLMAN, George. Broad grins...comprising, with new additional tales in verse, those formerly published under the title of 'My night-gown and slippers.'. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies. 1802. First edition.
vii, [1], 125pp, [3]. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf, plain paper boards. Rubbed, joints split, dust-soiled. Armorial bookplate to FEP, later ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
WRAXALL, N[athaniel] William. Historical memoirs of his own time. Part the first, from 1772 to 1780. Part the second, from 1781 to 1784. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1815. First edition.
In two volumes. iv, 549, [1]; [4], 583pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, half-title to Vol. II. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Without spine to Vol. I, boards held in place by cords only, some loss to spine of Vol. II, a trifle rubbed and marked, corners bumped. Armorial bookplates of John Rawlinson to FEPs, offsetting to Vol. I title with newspaper clipping pasted to verso, marginal loss to bottom corner of O2 of Vol. I, newspaper clipping tipped-in to O8, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
LORD REDESDALE, [Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford]. Memories. Hutchinson & Co.. 1915. First edition.
In two volumes. [12], 396; [8] 397-816pp. With half-titles, a photographic frontispiece to each volume, and 17 plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, silver devices to uppers boards, lettered in gilt, top edges in blue.Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEPs, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Published by the National Museum of Wales. 1927. Second edition.
iv, 84pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and seven further plates. Original publisher's plain paper wrappers, lettered in black, later paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed and slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
GORANI, Joseph. Memoires secrets et critiques des cours, des gouvernements, et dens moeurs des principaux etats de l'Italie. Chez Buisson et al.. 1793. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], viii, 495, [1]; [4], 478; [4], 480pp. With half-titles. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
DE LA HODE [LA MOTHE]. Histoire des Revolutions de France, ou l'on voit comment cette monarchie s'est formee, & les divers changemens qui y sont arrivez par rapport a son Etendue & a son gouvernement... Chez Pierre Gosse, & Adrien Moetjens. 1738. First edition.
In four volumes. [10], 383, [1]; [2], 576; 370; [2], 520pp. Title-pages in red and black. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00
L'ESTOILE, Pierre de. Journal du regne de Henri IV. Roi de France et de Navarre. Chez les Freres Vaillant. 1741. First edition.
In four volumes. [10], 502, [30]; [2], 587, [33]; [2], 552, [38]; [2], 534pp, [34]. Title-pages in red and black. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, neat ink annotation to verso of Vol. I title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
DUCLOS, [Charles Pinot]. Memoires secrets sur les regnes de Louis XIV et de Louis XV. Chez Buisson. 1791. First edition.
In two volumes. [2], xxxii, 484; [2], 571pp, [1]. Recent navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, neat ink annotation to Vol. I title, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 125.00
[MIEGE, Guy]. The new state of England, Under Our Sovereign Queen Anne... Printed for H. Mortlock, and J. Robinson. 1703. Fifth edition.
[34], 600pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, title and frontispiece a trifle dust-soiled, ownership inscription of 'Thomas Vaughan' in calligraphic hand to head of first leaf of text, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 175.00
[MIEGE, Guy]. The present state of Great Britain. In three parts. The I. Of South II. Of North Britain, III. Of Ireland. Printed for A. Bettesworth et al.. 1728. Sixth edition, corrected.
[8],303,[1], 84, 80, 183, [1], 82, 5pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a folding table. Each part has a separate dated title-page, pagination, and register. Recent black cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[MELMOTH, William, the younger]. The letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1784. Ninth edition.
xii, 452pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, splitting to joints, some loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP, an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 100.00