Recent Acquisitions

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
CULLYER, John. The gentleman & farmer's assistant; containing, first, Tables for Finding the Content of any Piece of Land, from dimensions taken in yards. Second, tables, Shewing the Width required for an Acre, in any Square Piece of Land, From One to Five Hundred Yards in Length. Third, tables, Shewing the Number of Loads that will Manure an Acre of Land, By knowing the Distance of the Heaps. Fourth, a table for measuring thatcher's work, from one to sixty four feet long, And from One to Twenty Five Feet High. Printed for the author, and sold by Stevenson and Matchett... [1798]. Second edition.
xix, [1], 124pp. Contemporary sheep, spine ruled in blind. Worn, with loss to extremities and head/foot of spine, cracking to joints, marking to boards. With various ink inscriptions/pen-trials/private stamps, and the bookplate of Ron Fiske, to front endpapers. Signed by the author at the end of the preface, inked corrections to leaf I2.
Price
£ 250.00
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
[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
[HARLESS, Gottlieb Christoph]. Theophili christoph. harlesii a. a. m. de nominibus graecorum libellus. Sumptibus Vidvae Melchioris. 1763. First edition.
72pp. Nineteenth-century speckled calf, gilt. Very minor rubbing to extremities. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP; 'J. Mitford. 1810. / Gough's Sale', later bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst pasted beneath, light spotting to title-page, else 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.
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£ 350.00
[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
[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
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