Recent Acquisitions

HAMBERGER, George Edward. I. N. I. dissertatio medica inauguralis de scorbuto frigido quam annuente divino numine rectore magnificentissimo serenissimo principe ac domino domino ern. avu. constantino duce saxoniae iuliaci cliviae montium angariae et westphaliae, reliqua sub praesidio georgii erh. hambergeri... Litteris Ritterianis. [c.1721]. First edition.
[6], 30pp. Unbound. Text block secured by marbled paper strip. Light foxing to title, marginal loss to bottom corner of C2.
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£ 75.00
MAC KINNON, Colonel. Origin and services of the coldstream guards. Richard Bentley. 1833. First edition.
In two volumes. xxvii, [1], 448; xx, 552pp. 24pp publisher's catalogue bound to front of volume one. With a half-title to each volume. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed and soiled, spines sunned, splitting to head of spine of volume one, corners bumped. Hinges splitting with upper board of volume two remaining held by cords at title, otherwise internally clean and crisp. Recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEPs alongside the ink inscription of Lord Fitzroy Raglan.
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£ 450.00
KOHL, J. G.. Austria. Vienna, Prague, Hungary, Bohemia, and the Danube; Galicia, Styria, Moravia, Bukovina, and the military frontier. Chapman and Hall. 1843. First edition.
[8], 532pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's brown blind-tooled cloth, gilt. Some rubbing and soiling to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, occasional spots of foxing, recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, with the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to same. Inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Richard Henry Fitzroy Somerset, from his affectionate sister Kathy, December 28th 1843'.
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£ 100.00
WRIGHT, Rev. H. P.. Recollections of a crimean chaplain; and the story of prince daniel and montenegro. Ward and Lock. 1857. Second thousand.
[4], 141pp. Original publisher's printed paper boards, naively rebacked in recent black cloth. Boards soiled with some surface loss, ink inscription to top of upper board, blind-stamp of W. H. Smith & Son to lower board. Occasional foxing. From the library of the Raglan family at Cefntilla Court, with recent armorial bookplate to FEP.
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£ 200.00
HAMLEY, General Sir Edward. The war in the crimea. Selley and Co., Limited. 1891. First edition.
vi, [2], 312pp, [1] ads. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and eight further plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Some slight rubbing to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Cavendish Fitzroy from Edward Hamley' with the addition of a date in pencil below of 'Mar. 5 1891'.
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£ 200.00
ROSS-OF-BLADENSBURG. The coldstream guards in the crimea. A. D. Innes & Co.. 1897. First edition.
xii, 312pp, [8] ads. With half-title. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to extremities, spine sunned, corners bumped. Recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, occasional spots of foxing, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 175.00
KINGSLEY, Rev. Charles. The limits of exact science as applied to history. An Inaugural Lectures, delivered before the university of cambridge. Macmillan and Co.. 1860. First edition.
[6], 72pp, 23pp of advertisements, [1]. Original publisher's printed boards, spine restored. Rubbed, with loss to spine at head, bumping to corners. Presentation copy, inscribed twice: with 'From the author to Elizabeth Stisted, Eversley Augt. 12th 1861' to head of upper board, and 'Miss Stisted with the Rev. Kingsley's kind regards, Eversley aug 12/61' to head of half title.
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£ 250.00
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Last poems. Chapman and Hall. 1862. Second edition.
xi, [1], 142pp, [2]. With a half-title. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. Upper hinge cracked with board working loose, later ink inscription to head of half-title, occasional chipping to top margins.
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£ 75.00
[SCROPE, Richard]. The loyal martyr; or, the life of the Most Reverend Father in god, richard scroop, Archbishop of york. Cruelly put to Death by King Henry IV. for adhering to his Rightful Sovereign. With the Articles by him exhibited against the aforesaid intruding king. Printed for T. Payne. 1722. First edition.
40pp. Recent marbled paper boards, black morocco lettering-piece to upper board, with earlier plain paper wrappers bound-in. Ink ownership inscription of 'Henry Richardson' to head of title-page, foxed throughout.
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£ 250.00
RATHJENS, Carl. Die pilgerfahrt nach mekka von der Weihrauehstrasse zur Olwirtschaft. Robert Molich Verlag. 1948. First edition.
144pp. With a folding map bound at rear and several illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed paper boards. Rubbing to spine with loss to head. boards a trifle browned, corners bumped.
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£ 75.00
TILLOTSON, John. A sermon Preached before the king and queen white-hall, The 17th of october, Being the Day appointed for a Publick Thanksgiving to Almighty God, For the Signal Victory at sea: For the Preservation of His Majesty's Sacred Person, And for His safe Return to His People. By John, Archbishop of Canterbury. Published by Their Majesties Special Command. Printed for Brabazon Aylmer. 1692. First edition.
[4], 36pp. With half-title. Recent green paper boards. Marginal dust-soiling and foxing throughout.
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£ 150.00
JAMIE, William. The Jacobite's son, or Caledonia and the Crimea: a tale founded on real life. Robert Muir & Co.. 1856. Second edition.
[2], viii, 13-168pp. Handsomely bound in later half calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, marbled endpapers and edges. Very minor surface wear to extremities. Bookplate of David Murray to FEP with his ink inscription to verso of FFEP, dust-soiling to leaves throughout.
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£ 75.00
CORBET, Henry. Tales and traits of sporting life. Rogerson and Tuxford. 1864. First edition.
[8], 202pp. With half-title and an extra engraved title with hand-coloured vignette. Lacking frontispiece. Original publisher's black buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Hinges cracked, very short closed tears to gutter margins of additional title and title, leaves toned with occasional foxing.
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£ 75.00
MARTINEAU, James. Views of the world from Halley's comet: a discourse, delivered in Paradise Street Chapel, Liverpool, September 27th, 1835. R. Hunter et al.. 1835. Second edition.
[6], 20pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper lettering piece to upper board. Slight wear to extremities, some discolouration to lettering-piece. Title and final page toned, marginal dust-soiling and light foxing throughout.
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£ 150.00
SHAW, John. Woolton green: a domestic tale; with Other Miscellaneous Poems. Printed by Perry and Metcalfe. 1825. First edition.
xii, [5], 12-192pp. Rough-cut leaves. With two engraved plates bound at front. Contemporary calf over blue paper boards, lettering piece, gilt. Extremities somewhat rubbed, damp-staining to boards, corners bumped. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional marginal dust-soiling.
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£ 175.00
PLATINA, Bartolomeo. B. Platinae Cremonensis Opus, De Vitis ac Gestis Summorum Pontificum ad sixtum IIII. Pont. Max. deductum. Fideliter a litera ad literum denuo impressum, secundum duo Exemplaria, quorum unum suit vivente adhuc auctore, Anno M.CCCC.LXXIX. alterum anno M.D.XXIX. [s.n.]. 1645.
[44], 794pp. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities soiled and a trifle worn. Ink inscription of 'Thom. Matheson 1827' to recto of FFEP, ink annotation to verso, two ink inscriptions to title being 'C.J. Heise.' and 'Sum ex libris Henrici Woltoni. 1651.' respectively, light toning to leaves, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00
[TROWBRIDGE]. Holt. Consecration & re-opening of the church of St. Katharine, by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. Dedication of a memorial window in loving memory of Edith Mackay, for private circulation only. Printed at the "Chronicle" Printing Office. 1894. First edition.
[4], 54pp. With three sepia-tint photographs depicting the exterior and interior of the church, and two further photographs mounted and inserted before the title showing a young lady - presumably Edith Mackay. With an information pamphlet and an order of service for the 1991 centenary loosely inserted. Sumptuously bound in contemporary blind-tooled brown morocco, lettered in gilt to upper board 'Edith Mackay', A.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Lightly foxed, else a fine copy.
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£ 200.00
CLARK, Rev. John. Memoirs of the late Reverend John Clark, written by himself; and at his request, published, with remarks by William Jay. Printed and Sold for the Author by M. Gye et al.. 1810. First edition.
viii, 179pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and one plate. Finely bound by Chivers, although not identified as such, in contemporary navy half morocco, blue cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing to extremities. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing throughout, plate detached.
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£ 100.00
BRITTON, John. Memoirs of the life, writings, and character, of Henry Hatcher, author of "The History of Salisbury," &c.. Printed for J. Britton, to accompany his Auto-biography. 1847. First edition.
vii, [1], 36pp; 7pp, [1] advertisement and subscriber's list for the autobiography of John Britton being prepared for publication. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Bound by Jefferies & Sons in contemporary half calf, cloth boards, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Extremities rubbed with some surface loss. Browning and foxing to blank endpapers, frontispiece, and title, newspaper articles concerning the life of Hatcher tipped-in to FFEPs.
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£ 100.00
BRITTON, John. Memoir of John Aubrey, F. R. S. embracing his auto-biographical sketches, a brief review of his personal and literary merits, and an account of his works; with extracts from his correspondence, anecdotes of some of his contemporaries, and of the times in which he lived. Printed by J. B. Nichols and Son. 1845. First edition.
x, [2], 4, 131pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound by Chivers, although unsigned, in contemporary burgundy half morocco, cloth boards, gilt, A.E.G. Some light rubbing to extremities, spine sunned. Foxed throughout.
Price
£ 250.00