Recent Acquisitions

KELLY, Sophia. The life of mrs. sherwood, (chiefly autobiographical) with extracts from mr. sherwood's journal during his Imprisonment in France & Residence in India. Darton & Co.. 1854. First edition.
xii, 600pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and an additional engraved title-page. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Frontispiece and engraved title foxed, very occasional marginal spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
CLARKE, Thomas Grey. A memoir of anna maria clarke, wife of the rev. thomas clarke. Harry Woolridge. 1853. First edition.
xii, [2], 482pp. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and several engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, dust-soiling to fore-edge. Upper hinge exposed, contemporary ink ownership inscription to FEP, armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FFEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
MERZ, Heinrich. Eminent women of the german reformation. Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday. 1856. First edition in English.
vi, [2], 159pp, [1]. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece depicting Catherine von Bora. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked, spine sunned, corners bumped. Without FFEP, very occasional marginal chipping, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[WILSON, Lucy Sarah Atkins]. Bible Scenes; or, sunday employment for very young children. First series. History of joseph. Grant and Griffith, Successors to Newbery and Harris, [s.d., c.1850]. First edition.
30pp, [2]. With a coloured lithographic frontispiece, 11 coloured lithographic plates, and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, some marking, spine sunned. Upper hinge exposed, text-block split at frontispiece, near contemporary ink gift inscriptions to FEP and FFEP, light offsetting and foxing.
Price
£ 150.00
GREEN, [John]. Green's Second Book. Darton and Clark. [1845]. First edition.
x, [2], 108pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved title-page, and numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities sunned, with some marking. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
SHIRREFF, Emily. Intellectual education and its influence on the character and happiness of women. Smith, Elder and Co.. 1862. New edition.
xii, 276pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Browning to title-page, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 350.00
[CHRISTIAN VERSES]. Christian verses for the children. Hamilton, Adams and Co.. [1862].
iv, 92pp, [2]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's maroon buckram, stamped in gilt and blind. A trifle rubbed, light ink-staining to boards spine sunned. Ink-spotting to front endpapers, ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
[FRANCISCANS]. Statuta generalia barchinonensia ordinis seraphici s. p. n. francisci, pro cismontana familia: In Capitulo Generali Toletano Anno 1633. a Patribus Nationis Germanicae & Belgicae recognita, & Provinciis dictae Nationis accommodata; a praefato Capitulo Generali, ac Santissimo D. N. Urbano VIII. confirmata. Typis Petri Vande Cappalle. 1717.
[16], 206pp, [2]. Contemporary vellum. Extremities marked and discoloured. Nineteenth-century ownership inscription and blind-stamp to FFEP, very occasional ink annotations, foxed, dust-soiling to endpapers and final gathering, very small hole to gutter margin of C4 - just clipping text, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 250.00
SANDINI, Antonio. Disputationes historicae ad vitas pontificum romanorum. Impensis Jo: Manfre. 1771.
[20], 303pp. With half-title. Contemporary vellum, lettered in gilt to spine. Some discolouration to extremities, spots of soiling. Library blind-stamp to title-page, with ink-stamp to verso, very occasional light dust-soiling to margins.
Price
£ 200.00
[BAKER, Pacificus]. A lenten monitor to christians, in Pious Thoughts, Moral Reflections, and Devout Aspirations, on the gospels, For every Day in lent, from Ash-Wednesday to Easter-Tuesday inclusive. Printed and Sold by J. Marmaduke. 1755. First edition.
xii, 364pp, [2]. With one of two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, ink annotation to title-page, with slightest of loss to margin, leaves a trifle toned, occasional spotting, clear tape repairs to gutter margins of final gathering
Price
£ 300.00
HEIDEGGER, Johann Heinrich. Joh. henrici heideggeri [Hebrew title] Enchiridion biblicum iepomnhmonikon... Apud Jo. Felicem Bielckium. 1723. Fifth edition.
[8], 685pp, [11]. Title in red and black. Contemporary vellum. Extremities discoloured and a trifle bumped. Near contemporary, and late nineteenth-century ownership inscriptions to FFEP, near contemporary inscription to lightly soiled title-page, small marginal hole to leaf O6, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
LE BEAU, [Charles]. The history of the lower empire; beginning from Constantine the Great. Translated from the French of M. Le Beau. Volume the first. Printed for T. Davies. 1770. First edition in English.
Volume I, all published. xxxi, [1], 390pp. With half-title. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards. Without spine panel, rubbed and marked. Paste-downs sprung, short marginal tear to leaf T7, else internally immaculate.
Price
£ 850.00
TERENCE. P. terentii comoediae sex: or, the six comedies of publius terence... For the Use of Schools. Printed for J. Rivington et al.. 1763. Second edition.
[16], 429pp, [3]. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, title in manuscript to spine. Rubbed, early paper label to head compartment of spine. Manuscript private library shelf-marks to verso of FFEP, very occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 300.00
[CORDIER, Mathurin]. STIRLING, John. Corderii Colloquiorum centuria selecta: or a select century of cordery's colloquies...For the Use of Schools. Printed for the Author; and Sold by Thomas Astley. 1736. First edition.
[2], iv, 150pp. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep. Extremities worn, some loss to head of spine, upper board nearly detached. FEP sprung, private library shelf-mark to verso of FFEP, very occasional contemporary manuscript annotations to text, small worm-trail to foot of gatherings D-E - touching text without loss to sense.
Price
£ 450.00
[VIRGIL]. Clavis Virgiliana: or, a vocabulary Of all the words in virgil's Bucolics, Georgics, and Aeneid...For the Use of schools, And the Improvement of those who have made but a small Progress in the Knowledge of the Latin Tongue. Printed for T. Astley. 1742. First edition.
[4], 191pp, [1]. Contemporary blind-tooled sheep. Extremities worn, some surface loss, small holes to spine, boards a trifle bowed. Slight damp-staining to lower margins, occasional short tears/holes to gutter.
Price
£ 450.00
MONTANUS, Paulus. Pauli montani...tractatus novus, de jure tutelarum, et curationum, In quo Universa Tutelaris materia, cum ampliationibus (ut dicitur) limitationibus, quaestionibusq; huic cognatis, nove & plene tam Theorice quam Practice declaratur, & enucleatur.... Apud Henricum de Swaef. 1656.
[22], 585pp, [81]. Title in red and black. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine, vellum ties. Extremities marked and discoloured, some loss to ties. Pastedowns sprung, ink annotation to verso of FFEP, marginal loss to G1 (index), else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[CATHOLIC CHURCH]. Breviarium parisiense...Pars hyemalis. Sumptibus suis ediderunt Bibliopolae Usuum Parisiensium. 1767.
9, [23], 484, cciii, [5], xvi, 12pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and marked. Hinges exposed, slight wear to endpapers, ink ownership inscription to FEP, light water-staining to first gathering - primarily marginal, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 125.00
HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. Border lines of knowledge in some provinces of medical science... Ticknor and Fields. 1862. First edition.
[4], 80pp. Original publisher's brown blind-stamped buckram, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, some loss to head of spine, sunned, slight splitting to upper joint. Near contemporary ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Ed. W. Sawyer / Harvard Medical College / Boston / Mass / Dec. 18th 1870', with his armorial bookplate to FEP, later ink-stamps of 'I. N. Danforth' to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
PERRIN, John. Entertaining and instructive exercises, with the rules of the french syntax. Printed for B. Law. 1797. Eighth edition.
xii, 384pp. Contemporary sheep. Heavily rubbed, spine and joints cracked. Book-label of 'Henry Birkbeck' to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
WANOSTROCHT, N[icolas]. Recueil choisi de traits historiques et de contes moraux: avec la signification des mots en anglois au bas de chaque page. A l'usage des jeunes gens, de l'un et de l'autre sexe, qui veulent apprendre le francois. Chez J. Johnson et al.. 1799. Sixieme edition [i.e. sixth edition].
viii, 292pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary calf. Extremities rubbed, joints cracked, upper board held by cords only. Ink ownership inscription to verso of FFEP; 'Jane Birkbeck / Lynn / 1800', offsetting to title-page, short tear to margin of Q5, occasional ink-spotting to text, marginal marking.
Price
£ 100.00