Recent Acquisitions

WALKER, William. Idiomatologia Anglo-Latina, sive Dictionarium Idiomaticum anglo-latinum: in quo phrases Tam Latinae quam Anglicanae Linguae... Typis J. Macock, impensis Josephi Clark. 1670. First edition.
[18], 560, 557-563pp, [1]. Printed in double columns in English and Latin. Title page printed on verso facing additional engraved title page. Recent calf-backed tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Very minor rubbing to extremities. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, later inked ownership inscriptions and pen-trials to verso of both titles, occasional light spotting/dust-soiling.
Price
£ 250.00
MINUCIUS FELIX, Marcus. TERTULLIAN. Those two Excellent Monuments of Ancient Learning and Piety, minucius felix's octavius, and tertullian's apology for the Primitive Christians, Render'd into English. Printed for B. Barker. 1708.
[6], xxi, [1], 250pp. In two parts, the second being Tertullian's 'Apology' with a separate title page. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary tree-calf, recently rebacked and recornered partially preserving contemporary spine panel, calf lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Later book-label of Lt. Colonel Dales and recent book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, deleted contemporary inked ownership inscription to title-page, ink-stamps of the S. Caroli Bibliotheca, Bayswater to free endpapers, verso of frontispiece, and title page, lightly browned.
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£ 250.00
[OLD PRETENDER]. Memorials on Both Sides, from the year 1687, To the death of K. James II. With divers Original Papers never before Publish'd, useful for such as desire to be fully inform'd in the True State of the Revolution and the Birth of the Pretender. Printed, and are to be Sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster. 1711. First edition.
[8], 76pp. ESTC T120462. [Bound with:] The several declarations, Together with the several depositions made in council On Monday, the 22d of October, 1688. Concerning The birth of the Prince of Wales. London. Printed and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster, [s.d., 1711?] 40pp. ESTC N22677. [And:] [BURNET, Thomas, Sir]. Some Farther proofs, Whereby it Appears that the pretender is truly James the Third... London. Printed for M. Cooper, 1745. A new edition. [4], 83pp, [1]. ESTC T146664. [And:] A compleat view of the birth of the pretender, as collected From our Histories, State Tracts, and other Authorities...London. Printed and Published by T. Gardner, 1744. First edition. [4], 104pp. ESTC T115121. With a half-title. 8vo. Nineteenth-century richly gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of David Murray to FEP, damp-staining to first bound work, leaves browned, spotted, and lightly dust-soiled throughout, occasional paper repairs to gutters and corners, inked correction to half-title of final bound work, and a single instance of underlining/marginalia.
Price
£ 500.00
BORROW, George. Lavengro; the scholar - the gypsy - the priest. John Murray. 1851. First edition.
In three volumes. xx, 360; xi, [1], 366; xi, [1], 426pp. With half-titles and an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Without the advertisement leaves. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, offsetting to title page of Vol. I, foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
CROSLAND, T[homas] W[illiam] H[odgson]. Pop goes the weasel. Fortune & Merriman. 1924. First edition.
239pp, [1]. With a half-title. Original publisher's purple cloth-backed purple paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and sunned. Pencilled ownership inscription to half-title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
LEWIS, Wyndham. The lion and the fox: the role of the hero in the plays of shakespeare. Grant Richards Ltd.. 1927. First edition.
326pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 75.00
JUNIUS. The letters of junius. Complete in one volume. Printed for J. Bumpus et al.. 1820.
xxxv, [1], 460pp. With an additional engraved title page. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN]. Anglo-egyptian sudan. Sifton, Praed & Co. Ltd.. [1928].
A printed folding colour map mounted on cloth. Edges a trifle rubbed, else fine.
Price
£ 125.00
PAGET, George, Lord. The light cavalry brigade in the crimea. Extracts from the letters and journal of the late gen. lord george paget, k.c.b., during the crimean war. John Murray. 1881. First edition.
xii, 345pp, [1]. With an engraved folding map. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Lightly spotted internally.
Price
£ 150.00
A NON-COMBATANT, [BUSHBY, Henry Jeffreys]. A month in the camp before sebastopol. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1855. First edition.
viii, [2], 125pp, [1]. With a half-title. [Bound with:] RANKEN, W. Bayne. Six months at sebastopol; being selections from the journal and correspondence of the late major george ranken, royal engineers. London. Charles Westerton, 1857. First edition. [8], 156pp. With a half-title. 8vo and 12mo. Bound by Morrell in contemporary red half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Charles Arthur Wynne Finch to FEP, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 200.00
CORNWALLIS, Fiennes. Letters written from the crimea to several members of his family. Privately Printed. 1868.
iv, 122pp, [2]. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Lightly spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
A NON-COMBATANT, [BUSHBY, Henry Jeffreys]. A month in the camp before sebastopol. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1855. First edition.
viii, [2], 125, [3], 24pp. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities lightly rubbed and a trifle marked. Residue of excised bookplate to FEP, later inked ownership inscription pasted to recto of FFEP, lightly spotted. Presentation copy, inscribed to verso of FFEP: ' With the Authors / Compliments'.
Price
£ 250.00
TREVELYAN, Charles E.. On the education of the people of india. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans. 1838. First edition.
vii, [1], 220, 32pp. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, splitting to upper joint, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'The Right Honble. / J. C. Herries M.P. / from the author'.
Price
£ 375.00
SWEDENBORG, Emanuel. A general explication of the ten precepts of the decalogue. Printed by R. Hindmarsh. 1794. First edition.
135pp, [1]. With a final page of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary marbled wrappers. A trifle rubbed and marked. Closed tears to gutter margins of leaves R2-4, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
MACPHAIL, Sir Andrew. Three persons. Louis Carrier & Co.. 1929. Third edition [First North American Printing].
346pp. Original publisher's navy cloth. Lightly rubbed. Bookplate of William Boyman Howell to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To / Jean Cameron Howell / with gratitude / Andrew Macphail'.
Price
£ 100.00
KENNINGTON, Eric. Drawing the R.A.F.: A book of portraits. Oxford University Press. 1942. First edition.
143pp, [1]. With 52 monochrome and colour portrait plates (those in colour tipped-in). Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Occasional spotting. Presented by Sir Ronald Storrs, who provides the introduction; inscribed on recto of FFEP: 'Daisy from Ronald 16 VII 43'. Correction to text of p.30 in Storr's hand.
Price
£ 125.00
ROCKEFELLER, David. Memoirs. The Easton Press. [2002]. First edition.
Limited edition, one of 250 copies printed for, and signed by, the author. [10], 517pp, [1]. Original publisher's gilt-tooled grey calf, A.E.G. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Moire cloth endpapers, Internally immaculate, a fine copy. Armorial bookplate of Lord Carrington to verso of FFEP. Presentation inscription to titlepage: ' For Peter Carington / With admiration and / affection. / David Rockerfeller'.
Price
£ 375.00
HENDERSON, Lieut.-Col. G. F. R.. Stonewall jackson and the american civil war. Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1905. New impression.
In two volumes. xxiii, [5], 447, [1]; [8], 528pp. With half-titles, a monochrome portrait frontispiece, one photographic plate (reproduced from a Daguerreotype), 28 maps in the text, and a further five folding maps. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities marked and damp-stained, lightly rubbed, spines sunned. Armorial bookplates of Lord Carrington to both FEPs, very occasional light spotting/creasing.
Price
£ 125.00
NIETZSCHE, Frederic. Ainsi parlait zarathoustra. Georges Cres et Cie.. 1919.
ix, [1], 448pp, [2]. With a half-title and a portrait frontispiece. Extra-illustrated with an additional hand-painted title page, eight full-page hand-painted original designs in gouache, and two full-page hand-painted original designs for the binding by A. J. Powilewicz. Contemporary vellum, painted decoration in red, green, yellow, blue, and gilt, T.E.G., original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Boards a trifle bowed. Decorative hand-painted endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
REGNIER. Henri de. Moi, Elle et Lui: roman. Mercure de France. 1935.
278pp, [1]. With a half-title. Extra-illustrated with an original hand-drawn coloured pencil frontispiece, an additional manuscript title page, three full-page coloured-pencil illustrations, a manuscript 'table des illustrations', and three full-page hand-painted designs for the binding by A. J. Powilewicz. Contemporary vellum, painted decoration in red, green, and gilt, T.E.G., original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Boards a trifle bowed. Decorative hand-painted endpapers, leaves trimmed, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 650.00