Recent Acquisitions

[RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY]. SUMNER, John Bird. Peace the result of christian faith. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850].
31pp, [1]. Original publisher's green printed paper wrappers. [Together with:] ELIZABETH, Charlotte. Protection; or, the candle and the dog. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850]. 32pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers. [And:] The visit to elmwood. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850]. 64pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Stitched into original publisher's orange printed paper wrappers. Apparently unrecorded. [And:] [MOGRIDGE, George]. The corner houses; or, kindness wins: and other tales. London. The Religious Tract Society, [1867]. 93pp, [3]. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers, gilt. [And:] Old humphrey's friendly token. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1850]. 15pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers, gilt, stitched into drab paper protective cover. [And:] Scripture illustrations: for the young. London. The Religious Tract Society, 1832. Second edition. [4], 120pp. With an engraved frontispiece and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's red half-roan, marbled boards, gilt. [And:] The Holy Well. An Irish Story. To which is added, an irish convert's letter. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1874]. 64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] SARGENT, G[eorge] E[tell]. Ethel Ripon; or, Beware of Idle Words. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1874]. iv, [1], 6-64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] [WALTON, O. F., Mrs.]. Little Dot. iv, [1], 6-64pp. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1880]. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's brick-red cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] Rachel Rivers; or, what a child may do. London. The Religious Tract Society, [1875]. 64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, stamped in gilt, black, and blind. [And:] Our lads: Their Ups and Downs. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1866]. iv, [1], 6-160pp. Original publisher's limp navy cloth, near contemporary drab paper dustwrapper. [And:] John Thomson's Nursery; and Other Stories. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1875]. 64pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, near contemporary drab paper dustwrapper. [And:] [COPLEY, Esther]. Uncle Barnaby's budget. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1875]. 96pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece and a 16pp publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blue cloth. [And:] The cottage at the firs. London. The Religious Tract Society, [s.d., c.1875]. 96pp. With an engraved coloured frontispiece and a 16pp publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's green cloth. [And:] [Drop-head title:] Old peter. [London]. [The Religious Tract Society], [s.d., c.1850]. 12pp. Stitched, as issued. Small hole to head of first leaf. [And:] [Drop-head title:] Poor joseph. [London]. [The Religious Tract Society], [s.d., c.1850]. 4pp. Single folded sheet. [And:] [Drop-head title:] God cares for you: a word of comfort for the old and poor. [London]. [The Religious Tract Society], [s.d., c.1850]. 8pp. Stitched into original (?) drab paper wrappers. 32mo, 16mo, and 8vo. Overall in very good condition, some slight chipping to paper wrappers/rubbing to boards. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional very light spotting to some works.
Price
£ 300.00
BERANGER, [Pierre-Jean de]. Oeuvres completes. Perrotin. 1841. Edition Elzevirienne.
[4], 500pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound by Clarke & Bedford in contemporary richly gilt-tooled brown morocco. A trifle rubbed. Morocco bookplate of Robert Samuel Turner to FEP, foxed.
Price
£ 100.00
[FENELON, Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-]. The adventures of telemachus The son of ulysses. Printed for William Churchill. 1719.
Two volumes bound as one. xxxvi, 309, [1]; [2], 264, [3], 468-487pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Title in red and black. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some surface loss to spine. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Mary Sadler to Vol. I title-page, closed tear and paper repair to margin of leaf E1, closed horizontal tear to leaf N10, without loss, lower corner of F1 torn away, Vol. II with loss to a few words on three lines recto and verso, closed tear and paper repair to margin of leaf H3, Vol. II.
Price
£ 650.00
GROSIUS, [Henningus]. Magica de spectris et apparitionibus spiritu De Vaticiniis Divinationibus &c.. Apud Franciscum Hackium. 1656.
[24], 636pp, [34]. With an engraved title-page. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in recent gilt-tooled red morocco. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked inscription to verso of title-page.
Price
£ 1,000.00
BUNTING, Heinrich. Itinerarium totius sacrae Scripturae. Or, The Travels of the Holy Patriarchs, Prophets, Judges, Kings, our Saviour Christ, and his Apostles, as they are related in the Old and New Testaments... Printed by Adam Islip. 1619. First English edition.
[6], 562 [i.e.570]pp, [6]. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities marked and discoloured, remnants of original ties, some loss to upper wrapper, some splitting to hinges where thongs have split. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of upper wrapper contemporary inked inscription of '26 May 1620: Pret' to head of title-page, small hole to fore-edge of leaf G4, short tear to text of leaf Bb1, loss to lower corner of leaf Hh3, otherwise a very fresh, unpressed copy.
Price
£ 1,250.00
TERENCE. Publii terentii afri comoediae sex ad fidem editionis zeunianae accurate recensitae. Harding, triphook, et Lepard. 1825.
[2], 351pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Contemporary bookplate of William Cavendish to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 175.00
TCHIHATCHEV, [Pyotr Aleksandrovich]. Nouvelle phase de la question d'orient. E. Dentu. 1860. First edition.
32pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrapper. Lightly marked/spotted, some chipping to margins
Price
£ 200.00
POLIGNAC, Camille Armand Jules Marie de Prince. L'union americaine apres la guerre. E. Dentu. 1866. First edition.
iv, [1], 6-48pp. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled/spotted, a trifle creased.
Price
£ 250.00
[FONTON, Felix]. Necessite d'une place forte federale pour la defense de la suisse par un ami de ce pays. Librairie Martignier et Chavannes. 1860. First edition.
32pp. Original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities lightly rubbed and dust-soiled. Inked ownership inscription to title.
Price
£ 100.00
LAIDLAW, Walter. [Drop-head title:] Interesting Archaeological Discovery at Old Jedward. [s.n.], [s.d., c.1906].
73-78pp. With three photographic plates. Stapled, as issued, into original publisher's plain paper wrappers. Light spotting to extremities. Presentation copy, inked inscription to upper wrapper; 'To Lord Ralph D. Kerr / from the author / Jedburgh 14 Nov. 1906.'
Price
£ 50.00
BRUEYS, [David-Augustin de]. PALAPRAT, [Jean de]. L'avocat patelin, comedie en trois actes et en prose, Par MM. brueys et palaprat. Representee pour la premiere sois a Paris, par les Comediens Francais, le 4 juin 1706. Chez Mad. George. [1798]. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition].
36pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to title, printed paper slip bearing the imprint of Chez Mad. George pasted over the actual imprint of Chez Fages, slight loss to lower margin of leaf D2, light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
[NAPOLEON]. L'homme du siecle et de la patrie. [De l'Imprimerie de Hocquet], [s.d., c.1815]. First edition.
20pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Horizontal tears to text of final two leaves, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
[BONNAY, Charles-Francois, marquis de]. Le prophete jonas. Juillet 1793 par un emigre. [s.n.]. [1793]. Seconde edition.
[2], 38pp. Uncut, stitched into original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, contemporary inked ownership inscription to upper wrapper; 'Monsieur De la Galailiere / a Moleubeck', likely the Marquis de la Galailiere, state councillor and intendant of justice and finances in Lorraine province.
Price
£ 100.00
[ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques], [STAEL-HOLSTEIN, Anne Louise Germaine de]. Lettres sur les ouvrages et le caractere de j. j. rousseau. [s.n.]. 1789. Derniere edition [i.e. second edition].
[4], 88pp. Uncut, stitched into later marbled paper wrappers. Extremities marked and chipped, wrapper separating from text-block. Contemporary inked annotation and later ink-stamp of crown motif with initials 'H. A.' to title, several lines of p.7 deleted in ink (bled through to p.8-9), lightly spotted.
Price
£ 125.00
BARRUEL, [Augustin]. Lettrer d'un voyageur a l'abbe barruel ou nouveaux documens pour ses memoires, nouvelles decouvertes faites en allemange, anecdotes sur quelques grands personnages de ce pays, chronique de la secte, &c. Se vend chez A. Dulau et Co. et al.. 1800. First edition.
[2], iv, [2], 191pp, [2]. Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers. Extremities lightly spotted, significant loss to spine panel. Short tear to upper margin of leaf L3, some worming to gutter margins throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
MOLIERE [POQUELIN, Jean-Baptiste]. L'etourdi, comedie en cinq actes et en vers, de moliere. Chez les Libraires Au Theatre de Moliere et al., [s.d.]. Nouvelle edition.
96pp. Uncut, stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab plain paper wrappers. Lightly spotted/sunned.
Price
£ 50.00
[PHILIPS, George]. The necessity of a speedy and effectual reform in parliament. Printed by M. Falkner and Co.. [1793]. First edition.
iv, 72pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Uncut in original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled. Very occasional spotting, some creasing.
Price
£ 375.00
DUNCAN, Henry. The young south country weaver; or, a journey to glasgow: a tale for the radicals. Printed for Waugh & Innes. 1821. Second edition.
[2], iv, [3], 10-192pp. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled paper boards. Rubbed, remnants of paper label to spine, head and foot worn. Recent bookplate of David Buchanan Smith to FEP, short closed tear to leaf G1, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
HARPER, Robert Goodloe. Observations on the dispute between the United States and France, addressed. Re-printed by P. Byrne. 1798. Fourth edition.
160pp. Uncut and unopened, stitched into original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers, as issued. Significant loss to wrappers, short tear to lower margin of leaf K4, very occasional spotting.
Price
£ 50.00
PORCUPINE, Peter [i.e. COBBETT, William]. Democratic principles illustrated by example, part the first. Part the second, containing an instructive essay, tracing all the horrors of the french revolution to their real causes; The licentious politics, and infidel philosophy of the present age. Printed for J. Milliken, 1797 [i.e. 1798]. Fifth edition.
[2], 23, [1]; [2], 52pp. With a general title-page and a half-title before part 2; each part has separate title-page dated 1798, separate pagination and register. Uncut and unopened, stitched into original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers, as issued. Some chipping to spine, occasional spotting/dust-soiling.
Price
£ 125.00