Recent Acquisitions

[SYDNEY HARBOUR TRUST]. The port of sydney N.S.W. official handbook. Published by the Sydney Harbour Trust. 1913. Second edition.
68pp. With three illustrated colour maps, three folding monochrome photographic plates, and numerous monochrome photographic illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, housed in drab paper slipcase. Extremities rubbed and a trifle discoloured. Text-block working loose of binding, occasional short tears to folding plates/maps, with clear tape repairs to verso of one plate. Compliment slip of the Sydney Harbour Trust Commissioners loosely inserted.
Price
£ 125.00
SAUMAREZ, Rear-Admiral [Richard]. An Introductory Key to the hieroglyphic phraseology of the old testament; with numerous emendations, illustrated by An Interpretation of the First Chapters of Genesis through the medium of egyptian symbols, Extracted from Works of the most approved Authors and supported by monumental data. Published by James Lewis, [s.d., c.1858]. Second edition.
vi, 48pp, [12]. Contemporary brown buckram. Rubbed, chipping to spine, a trifle marked and discoloured. Inked ownership inscription and library shelf-marks to FEP, FFEP and Title-page detached, bookplate of the Bath Reference Library to REP.
Price
£ 200.00
THOMSON, William. A practical treatise on the cultivation of the grape vine. William Blackwood and Sons. 1871. Seventh edition.
[2], viii, 102pp. With a half-title, an 8pp terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue, and several engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
SHAKESPEARE, William. The dramatic works of Shakspeare. Allan Bell and Co.. 1837.
In seven volumes. Each play has a separate title and pagination. With 31 engraved plates, and numerous engraved vignettes. Original publisher's gilt-stamped salmon cloth, A.E.G., housed in original publisher's moire cloth slipcase. Spines sunned and discoloured, lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 375.00
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. The collected works of dante gabriel rossetti. Ellis and Elvey. 1890.
In two volumes. xliii, [2], 528; xl, 521pp, [1]. With half-titles. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Decorated endpapers, armorial bookplates of Sir Mervyn Ll. Peel to FEPs, internally clean and crisp. A fine set.
Price
£ 200.00
[JONES, Erasmus]. Luxury, pride and vanity, The bane of the british nation... Printed for J. Roberts, [s.d., 1735]. First edition.
[2], 61pp, [1]. Contemporary half-calf, recently rebacked. Boards rubbed. Lightly browned. Price beneath imprint scratched out.
Price
£ 450.00
[MESTON, William]. The knight of the kirk: or, the Ecclesiastical Adventures of Sir John Presbyter. Printed for M. Smith. 1728. Second edition.
[6], 89pp, [1]. Recent sheep-backed brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Hinges exposed, occasional slight loss to margins, leaves lightly toned, some spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
[NOTARY PUBLIC]. The office of a notary-public, As the same is practised in scotland... Printed for W. Gordon, J. Dickson, and P. Hill. 1792. Fourth edition.
xvi, 391pp, [1]. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, some loss to foot of spine. Slight loss to upper corner of leaf Bb4, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The cenci: a tragedy in five acts. C. and J. Ollier. 1821. Second edition.
[5], viii-xvii, [1], 103pp, [1]. Without half-title. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Later expertly rebacked to style with contemporary spine panel laid-on, a trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, upper hinge reinforced, armorial bookplate of Seward Brice to FEP, inked inscription to recto of blank fly-leaf; ' C & M / from / Maurice Baring / November / 1908'.
Price
£ 500.00
SCHMIER, Benedict. SCHARZ, Oddo. Fundamentum et vertex universi juris canonici, id est, romanus, et summus pontifex, publicae disputationis venerationi tractatu canonico In Alma Archi-Episcopali Universitate Salisburgensi propositus authore et praeside p. benedicto schmier...defendente r. r. f. oddone scharz... Typis Joannis Josephi Mayr. [1716]. First edition.
[16], 305pp, [7]. Contemporary brocade papers wrappers, later paper shelf labels to spine, A.E.G. Extremities marked, some loss to cracked spine. Damp-staining to initial four gatherings, foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
RONKSLEY, William. Syntaxis Liliana Tyronum gratia Singulari Methodo Explicata: or, lily's latin Syntax Open'd and Explain'd in a method More peculiarly adapted to the use of Young Leaners, Than any Thing of that kind yet Extant...Design'd for a Supplement to Hool's Terminations: And may be very serviceable to all that Learn lily's grammar. Printed for Whattoff Boulter, at the Angel, Bible and Crown, in the Poultry. 1707. First edition.
[6], 113pp [i.e 103], 17pp. A-K6, L-2, M1. With two terminal leaves of errata and advertisements. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, stab-stitched. Worn, with loss and old paper remnants to spine and splitting to joints (though boards held by two, of four, stitching cords). Worming to foot, without significant loss of sense. Presentation copy, inscribed 'J. Jessop. ex dono authoris. D XVI 22' to FFEP, blank top corner of which torn away.
Price
£ 2,500.00
[TICKELL, Richard]. Anticipation: Containing the Substance of His M---------y's Most Gracious Speech to both H------s of P----l-----t, on the Opening of the approaching session, together With a full and authentic account of the debate which will take Place in the H----e of C------s, on the Motion for the Address, and the Amendment. With notes. Printed for T. Becket. 1778. Second edition.
vi, [2], 74pp. With a half-title. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Slightest of rubbed to extremities. Very small hole to margin of leaf K4, slight loss to margin of L1, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 75.00
A GENTLEMAN OF THE ROYAL NAVY. Ad------l M------ws's conduct In the late engagement vindicated. Wherein the whole Affair is compendiously stated. The Several Pieces published by Mr. L-----k examined with Candor. And His artifices, and Recriminations, set in a proper light. Printed for M. Cooper. 1745. First edition.
[2], 47pp, [1]. Recent navy buckram-backed blue paper boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities browned and sunned. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
[BIBLE - English, Authorized Version]. The holy bible Containing the old testament and the new. Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former Translations diligently Compared and revised. Printed by John Field. 1657.
[1354]pp. Title printed within an ornamental border, containing the seal of Cambridge University, signed: Rob. Vaughan sculp. The New Testament and the Psalms both have separate title-pages dated 1657, the register is continuous. Later gilt-ruled green morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, some loss to head of spine. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription to Elizabeth Grafton to verso of front blank fly-leaf, very short tear to margin of leaf F3, slight loss to lower corner of leaf Xx8.
Price
£ 1,250.00
VIRGIL. Les georgiques de virgile, traduites en vers francais par de lille. Edition a laquelle on a joint le texte latin, avec les notes et les variantes. Chez Bleuet. [1794].
384pp. Parallel Latin and French text. With a half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and four engraved plates. Bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Lightly rubbed. Inked ownership initials to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
ROGERS, Samuel. Italy. A poem.. Edward Moxon. 1842.
vii, [1], 320pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound by Hayday in richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Francis Ferns to FEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
[CHRISTIANITY]. [Transliterated from the Greek Lessons from the Bible: translated from the English by Marietta S. Ralli.]. S. K. Vlastou. 1874.
[6], 183pp, [1]. With eight engraved plates. Title and imprint transliterated from the Greek. Handsomely bound in contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco. Lightly rubbed. Book-label of Caterina to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
A FARMER. Hints to landlords and tenants in the neighbourhood of doncaster. Published by C. and J. White; and J. Ridgway. 1827. First edition.
[4], 57pp, [3]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Original publisher's drab paper wrappers, later typed lettering-piece to upper panel. Extremities marked and creased, spine a trifle chipped. Lightly dust-soiled.
Price
£ 250.00
[SOCIETY OF PAINTERS IN WATER COLOURS]. [15 catalogues for the annual and winter exhibitions of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, dated between 1868 and 1881]. Clayton and Co., and, from 1874 onwards, Harrison and Sons, 1868-1881.
15 separately issued catalogues. Stitched, as issued; those for the annual exhibition bound in original publisher's printed mauve paper wrappers, those for the winter exhibition issued without wrappers with the exception of the 1880-81. Dust-soiled, lightly creased, a trifle chipped, occasional loss to wrappers. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
[SOCIETY OF PAINTERS IN WATER COLOURS]. Exhibition of the society of painters in water colours. The Fiftieth [Fifty-First, Fifty-Second, Fifty-third]. At the gallery, 5, pall-mall east. Open from Nine till Dusk. Admittance, one shilling...catalogue, sixpence. Printed by Joseph Clayton, 1854-1857.
Four separately issued catalogues. 16pp; 15pp, [3]; 14pp; 15pp, [1]. Stitched, as issued. Dust-soiled, lightly creased, a trifle chipped, occasional ink annotations/pen-trials.
Price
£ 500.00