Recent Acquisitions

BUSBECQ, Ogier Ghiselin van. A. Gislenii Busbequii omnia quae extant. Cum Privilegio. Ex Officina Elzeviriana. 1633. First Elzevir edition.
575 [i.e. 577]pp, [23]. With an engraved title page. Handsomely bound in later gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt initial 'M' to lower spine compartment, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, small wormhole to top compartment of spine. Blue paper endpapers, bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, small hole to upper margin of title.
Price
£ 300.00
MUSGRAVE, William. De arthritide Primigenia & Regulari. Apud T. Payne, B. White, J. Robsob, & P. Elmsly. 1776. 1st Edition.
iv, [16], 195pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, upper board bowed. Contemporary armorial bookplate of Frederick Lambert to FEP, later shelf-label of Garratts Hall Library pasted beneath, small ink-stamps of the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne to verso of title-page and foot of p.51, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
TYNDALL, John. Heat considered as a mode of motion: being a course of twelve lectures delivered at the royal institution of great britain in the season of 1862. Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green. 1863. First edition.
[7], x-xix, [1], 468pp. With a half-title, an engraved folding plate, numerous engraved illustrations in the text, and a terminal 32pp publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Later bookplate of John Waern Hill to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to head of title-page, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
[BERKELEY, George]. Alciphron: or, the Minute Philosopher. In seven dialogues. Containing an Apology for the Christian Religion, against those who are called Free-thinkers. Printed for J. Tonson. 1732. Second edition.
In two volumes. [14], 356; [8], 351pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, recently neatly rebacked to style, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces. Boards rubbed. Very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
JERMENT, George. Early piety, illustrated and recommended in several discourses. Printed by H. L. Galabin. 1793. First edition.
[4], 284pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled paper boards, gilt. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, substantial loss to marbled paper of lower board. Small hole to titlepage - just clipping text, minute worm-trail to leaves from gatherings H onwards - occasionally touching text without loss of sense, light damp-staining to final two gatherings, occasional dust-soiling.
Price
£ 500.00
DARWIN, Charles. The variation of animals and plants under domestication. John Murray. 1888. Second edition, sixth thousand.
In two volumes. xiv, 473, [1]; x, 495, [1], With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. and a 32pp publisher's advertisement catalogue to Vol. II. Very slight rubbing a marking to extremities. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of S. H. Hammond to FEPs, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
[DRYDEN, John]. JUVENAL. PERSIUS. The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis. Translated into english verse. By Mr. dryden, and Several other Eminent Hands. Together with the satires of Aulus Persius Flaccus... Printed for Jacob Tonson. 1693. First edition.
Large paper copy. [4], xxxix [i.e. liii], [3], 315, [1]; [4], 87pp, [1]. With a half-title and a divisional title page for each satire. Contemporary speckled calf, recently rebacked, ruled and lettered in gilt. Boards rubbed. Occasional light spotting to margins.
Price
£ 450.00
[ENGLISH THEATRE]. Timoleon: or, The Revolution. A Tragi-Comedy. Printed by W. Onley, for John Sturton. 1697. First edition.
[8], 80pp. Later half-vellum, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Leaves browned/foxed, later inked annotation to title-page.
Price
£ 450.00
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile. [s.n.]. 1777.
[4], 191pp, [1]. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked inscription to head of title-page, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
NEPOS, Cornelius. Cornelii nepotis excellentium imperatorum vitae. Typis J. Brindley. 1744.
[14], 118pp, [10]. With an engraved title-page and a terminal list of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
JUVENAL. PERSIUS. Decii junii juvenalis et a. persii flacci satyrae. Typis J. Brindley. 1744.
[2], 116pp. With an engraved title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
EURIPIDES. Euripidis tragoediae viginti, cum variis lectionibus: ex editione josuae barnes. Typis et sumtu N. Bliss. 1811.
Two volumes bound as one. [2], 297, [2]; [2] 307pp, [1]. Finely bound in contemporary black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 200.00
HORACE. Quinti horatii flacci opera, ad fidem editionis gesnero-zeunianae. Impensis Bliss et Baxter. 1812.
[2], 362pp. Finely bound in contemporary dark green straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
[BRIENNE, Henri-Auguste de Lomenie, comte de]. Recueil de diverses pieces curieuses pour servir a l'histoire. Jean du Castel. 1664.
297pp. Contemporary red half-morocco, red melange paper boards, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[PIRCKHEIMER, Willibald et al.]. Dissertationum Ludicrarum et Amoenitatum, Scriptores varii. Apud Franciscos Hegerum & Hackium. 1638.
7, [1], 528, [1] 556-567, [5], 531-552pp. Partially misbound. With an engraved title-page. Later gilt-ruled red morocco. Extremities a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of James Whatman to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, leaves lightly browned, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
[LANGE, Johann Peter]. Democritus ridens. Sive campus recreationum honestarum. Cum exorcismo Melancholiae. Apud Jodocum Jansonium. 1649. First edition.
[4], 260pp. With an additional engraved title. Later gilt-ruled red calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
HOSKYNS, Chandos Wren. The Invisible world. The opening lecture delivered at the Ross Literary Institute, October 1862. Printed by William Prosser. 1862.
23pp, [1]. With the original printed wrappers, stitched as issued. Wrappers slightly marked, light uniform browning, few minor spots to first two leaves. Inscription 'To Lord Northwick with the author's kind regards' to title.
Price
£ 250.00
SWIFT, [Jonathan]. The right of precedence between Physicians and Civilians Enquir'd into. Printed at Dublin in the Year 1720; and Reprinted at London for J. Roberts. [1720?]. Second edition.
32pp. With a half-title. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription of Isaac Atkinson to head of half-title, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Ed. Chaloner to first page of text, leaves lightly browned, occasional spotting, chipping to margins of final leaf.
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£ 250.00
GAY, [John]. Achilles. An opera. As it is Perform'd at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden... Printed for J. Watts. 1733. First edition.
[6], 68pp, [4]. Without half-title. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in later blind-tooled straight-grain red morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Joints and corners rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate to FEP, title page a trifle dust-soiled, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
ANACREON. Hai tou Anakreontos odai. Kai ta tes Sapphous, kai ta tou Alkaiou leipsana. Excud. R. & A. Foulis. 1761.
83pp, [1]. With a half-title. Issued both with and without a [70]pp index; the index not present here. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, remnants of silk ties to boards. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription to verso of front blank fly- leaf, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 450.00