Recent Acquisitions

SEWELL, W[illiam]. Collegiate reform. A sermon preached before the university of oxford, on the first sunday in advent, 1853. John Henry Parker. 1853. First edition.
[2], 40pp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to head of title; 'From the author' - sadly shaved away in part. [Bound after a defective work; 'A reply to professor Vaughan's strictures...' Oxford. John Henry Parker, 1853.] 8vo. Recent plain paper boards, typed lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities a trifle marked and sunned. Recent ink ownership inscription to FEP, occasional dog-earing, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
BOSE, Johann Andreas. Jo. andreae bosii schediasma de comparanda notitia scriptorum ecclesiasticorum, antehac priuatim traditum, post suasu amicorum recensitum, publicatum ac nunc denuo recusum. Sumpt. Jo. Zach. Nisii. 1686.
[8], 64pp. Recent vellum-backed marbled boards. Slight marking to spine, a trifle rubbed. Vey occasional ink underlining and marginal annotations, lightly spotted, leaves toned.
Price
£ 125.00
HOLMAN, H[erbert]. A handy book for shipowners and masters. G. Wilder & Son. 1891. Second edition.
[4], 155pp, [1]. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in black. A trifle rubbed, some water-damage, ink-spotting and marking to boards, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp,
Price
£ 150.00
RAWLINSON, Robert. Lectures, reports, letters, and papers on sanitary questions. P. S. King. 1876. First edition.
[4], 154pp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Edward Williams / from the author'. [Bound with:] RAWLINSON, Robert. Waterworks. Borough of liverpool. Report on the proposed supply of water to liverpool, from bala lake, in north wales. London. Waterlow & Sons, [1866]. Second edition. 34pp.With a large engraved folding map. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[BANKING]. Remarks of mr. webster, on the removal of the deposites and on the subject of a national bank... Printed by Gales & Seaton. 1834. First edition.
23pp, [1]. Stitched, as issued. A trifle browned and dust-soiled, chipping to edges of title-page, with recent ink shelf-mark to head, vertical crease to centre of all leaves.
Price
£ 125.00
TANSILLO, Luigi. The Nurse, a poem. Translated from the Italian of luigi tansillo. By william roscoe. Printed by J. M'Creery. 1800. Second edition.
31, [1], 89, [3], 34pp. With half-title, and five line illustrations in the text. Parallel Italian and English text. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, very occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 125.00
POTTER, John Philips. The moralist; or, essays on the means of Moral Education. Addressed to parents. Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington...and J. Parker. 1821. First edition.
[3], vi-viii, 166pp, [2]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightest of rubbing and marking to extremities. Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. From the Williams' Library, Cheltenham, with their ink-stamp to FEP.
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£ 100.00
KENNETT, Basil. BALZAC, Jean-Louis Guez. . Politics In Select discourses of Monsieur balzac. Which he call'd his aristippus, or Wise Scholar. Done into English by Basil Kennett, Fellow of C.C.C. Oxford; now Chaplain in a British Factory abroad. To which are added, An Advertisement of the Translation; and an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. Printed by J. Humfreys, for J. Philips. 1709. First edition.
xlviii, 172pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, splitting to joints with, but with boards remaining firmly attached. The Macclesfield Library copy, with bookplate of 'South Library', Shirburn Castle, to FEP, and the usual blind-stamps to first three leaves, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP. Text-block unpressed, with some browning.
Price
£ 450.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. The proceedings at large of the court-martial, on the trial of The Honourable Augustus Keppel...for the admiral, and published by his permission. Printed for J. Alomn. 1779. First edition.
[2], 184, 10pp. [Bound with:] Minutes of the proceedings at a court-martial, Assembled for the trial of Vice-Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser, Bart....Published by order of The Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. London. Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1779. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1]. Folio. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, surface loss to boards, joints split with upper board working loose, slight loss to head and foot of spine. Near contemporary armorial bookplate to FEP of 'Thomas James, Viscount Bulkeley', recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' pasted below, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
SHAKESPEAR, John. A grammar of the hindustani language; to which is added a grammar of the dakhni. WM. H. Allen & Co.. 1855. Sixth edition.
xv, [1], 192pp. With an engraved frontispiece and five engraved plates depicting Hindustani characters. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, some loss to head and foot of spine, substantial loss to lettering-piece. Hinges exposed, recent ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light foxing to plates.
Price
£ 100.00
JAMES I. A counter-blaste to tobacco. (Written by king james I.). E. & G. Goldsmid. 1885.
32pp. Disbound. Lightly foxed, overall clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
BACON, Francis. History Naturall And Experimentall, Of Life and Death. Or Of the Prolongation of Life. Printed by John Haviland for William Lee, and Humphrey Mosley. 1638.
[30], 395 [i.e. 435]pp, [3]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, an additional imprimatur on p.395 [i.e.435], and a terminal blank leaf. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, recently rebacked to style, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards a trifle marked, some wear to corners. Recent plain endpapers, nineteenth-century ownership inscription to verso of title, light damp-staining throughout, single instance of ink underlining and marginal annotation.
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£ 650.00
LOCKER, Edward Hawke. Memoirs of celebrated naval commanders, illustrated by engravings from original pictures in the naval gallery of greenwich hospital. Harding and Lepard. 1832. First edition.
[12], 12, 13, [1], 19, [1], 13, [1], 13, [1], 11, [1], 15, [1], 11, [1], 16, 12, 8, 11, [1], 16, 13, [1], 22, 41, [1], 8, 3, [1], 15, [1], 12pp. With 20 engraved plates. Contemporary navy calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled boards, A.E.G. Some rubbing. Short marginal tear to one leaf, light foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. Subscriber's copy, ownership inscription of 'Vice Admiral / Sir Graham E. Hamond / 1838', with his armorial bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 750.00
ALLEN, Joseph. Memoir of the life and services of admiral sir william hargood... Printed for Private Circulation Only, by Henry S. Richardson. 1841. First edition.
xii, [2], 296pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and two engraved plates. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Slight loss to head of sunned spine, a trifle marked. Armorial bookplate of Sir G. E. Hamond to FEP, alongside the ownership inscription: 'Vice Admiral / Sir Graham E. Hamond', very occasional light spotting.
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£ 600.00
OSLER, Edward. The life of admiral viscount exmouth. Smith, Elder and Co.. 1835. First edition.
xvi, 448pp, [16]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, four lithographic plates, an engraved folding plan, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's green cloth-backed drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, chipping to lettering-piece. Ink ownership inscription and armorial bookplate of 'Rear Admiral Sir Graham Hamond' to FEP, plates foxed, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 450.00
QUARLES, Francis. Emblems divine and moral: together with hieroglyphics of the life of man. Printed and Sold by H. Trapp. 1777.
[2], 289pp, [1]. Without two terminal leaves - translations of Latin mottoes and directions to the binder respectively. With an engraved half-title and a further 96 engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, cracking to spine, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, front blank fly-leaf removed, small hole to engraved half-title, very occasional ink-spotting/marking.
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£ 200.00
QUARLES, Francis. Emblems Divine and Moral; Together with hieroglyphicks of the Life of Man. Printed for D. Midwinter et al.. 1736.
[8], 375pp, [1]. With an engraved half-title and 93 engravings in the text. Bound by Charles Goodall of Leeds in early twentieth-century navy half-calf, buckram boards, tooled in gilt and blind. Rubbing to joints and edges, marking to boards, pen trials to recto and verso of engraved half-title, slight loss to lower corners of C2-3, browned throughout, occasional spots of dust-soiling.
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£ 250.00
QUARLES, Francis. Emblems, Divine and Moral; Together with hieroglyphicks of the Life of Man. Printed for A. Bettesworth et al.. 1723.
[8], 375pp, [1]. With an engraved half-title, and a further 94 engravings in the text. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf. A trifle rubbed and marked, joints split. Hinges exposed, ink ownership inscriptions of 'William H. Davis' to recto of FFEP and head of p.9, small worm-trail to lower margins throughout, light dust-soiling.
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£ 250.00
DREXEL, Jeremias. Recta intentio Omnium humanarum actionum amussis. Formis Cornelii Leysserii. 1628. Editio tertia [i.e. third edition].
[26], 625pp, [1]. With an engraved title-page and two engraved plates. Partially uncut in contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and a trifle rubbed and marked. Nineteenth-century ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light browning to title-page, offsetting from plates, very occasional slight marginal water-staining, lightly foxed.
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£ 200.00
[NAUTICAL ALMANAC]. The nautical almanac and astronomical ephemeris for the year 1816. Published by order of the commissioners of longitude. Printed by T. Bensley...and Sold by John Murray. 1812.
[16], 162pp, [6]. With three terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary git-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. A trifle rubbed and marked, spine worn with loss to head and lettering-piece. Endpapers lightly browned, red printed duty stamp to verso of title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00