Recent Acquisitions

KEILL, Joanne. M.D.. Introductio Ad Veram Astronomiam seu Lectiones Astronomicae Habitae in Schola Astronomica Acadamiae Oxoniensis. Impensis Hen. Clements. 1718.
[8], xv, [1], 495pp, [1] Two engraved folding plates of lunar landscape, mathematical diagrams within text throughout. Contemporary tooled full calf boards, re-backed with 20th century calf. Ink inscription 'J. D'arcy' and early private library shelf mark to FFEP. Rubbing to boards with slight loss in places and faint scoring to upper board. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
BROWN, C. R. (Editor). Scottish Annual 1859. A. & C. Black. 1859. First edition.
viii, 412pp. With an illustrated decorative title page and and engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind stamped, pebbled green cloth, richly gilt, A.E.G., yellow tinted endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, with ink inscription of 'Samuel Loverly, With the Editors Complts. Xmas 1858' to recto of FFEP, with further later inscriptions in ink and pencil to same.
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£ 50.00
GREGORY XIV. Breve Smi.D.N.D.Gregorii divina providentia papae decimiquarti. Confirmationis omnium Privilegiorum Summ. Pont. & aliorum Christianorum Principum Ordini, & Congregationi Camaldulen... Apud Paulum Bladum Impressorem Cameralem. 1592. First edition.
[4]ff. Disbound, with various edges uncut. Light dampstaining to fore-edge at head, evidence of a removed wax seal to verso of final leaf. With contemporary nine-line ink inscription to verso of final leaf.
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£ 350.00
GREGORY XIV. Constitutio Smi. D. N. D. Gregorii divina providentia papae xiiii. Super Immunitate Ecclesiarum. Apud Paulum Bladum Impressorem Cameralem. 1591.
[2]ff. With large woodcut vignette to title. Disbound. With both vertical and horizontal creasing. Minute hole to the second leaf, without loss of sense. Extensive ink underlining and a single (shaved) ink annotation.
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£ 200.00
[THOMPSON, Edward]. The temple of venus. A gentle satire on the times. By the Author of the Meretriciad. Part the first. Printed for C. Moran. 1763.
[2], 21pp, [1]. Disbound. Title and terminal leaf detached from text block, each with some marginal loss and tearing, light damp staining throughout.
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£ 100.00
PATERSON, Robert. Observations on corpora lutea. Printed by John Stark. [1840]. Reprinted from the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal No. 142.
In two volumes. 19; 17pp. With a hand-coloured plate to each volume. Stitched as issued, within contrasting tan and blue paper wraps. Some chipping and dog-earring to extremities, else a crisp set.
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£ 150.00
PAGE, William Bousfield. The excision of the os calcis, in incurable disease of that bone, as a substitute for amputation of the foot. With a case. [From Volume XXXIII of the 'Medico-Chirurgical Transactions,' published by the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. C. and J. Adlard. 1850. First edition, thus.
6pp. With an engraved illustration of a foot in the text. Original publisher's tan paper wraps. Some discolouration and soiling to cover. Slight creasing to leaves with the odd spot of foxing.
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£ 100.00
REID, John. Heart...From the Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. Marchant. 1838. First edition, thus.
45pp. With several engraved illustrations in the text. Original brown paper wraps. Without spine, covers soiled and chipped at edges. Light damp-staining to final three leaves, otherwise clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title 'Dr. Henry Lonsdale with the best respects of the Author'.
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£ 125.00
BENNETT, John Hughes. Physiology as a branch of general education and of natural science for students in arts. An address delivered to the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh, November 6, 1868. Edmonston and Douglas. 1869. First edition.
19pp. Disbound. All leaves creased down centre, discolouration to title margins with some foxing.
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£ 75.00
BUCHANAN, George. Clinical surgical report for the year 1870. [s.n]. [1871]. Reprinted from the Glasgow Medical Journal, Vol. 3 No. 2 Feb. 1871.
16pp. Unbound. Occasional spots of foxing, slight dust-soiling to drop-head title, creasing to all leaf corners.
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£ 75.00
GLANDORP, Johann. Notitia familiae caii julii caesaris dictatoris, et caii caesaris octaviani Augusti intelligendae Romanae Historiae perutilis. Authore Joanne Glandorpio Monasteriensi. Apud Hieronymum Drovart. 1634.
[2], 19pp, [1]. [Bound with;] GODEFROY, Jacques. Jac. Gothofredi IC. Orationes politicae tres: puta, I. Ulpianus: Seu, de Maiestate Principis Romani legibus soluta. II. Julianus: Seu, de Arcanis Juliani Imp. artibus, ad profligandum religionem Christianam. III. Achaica: Seu, de causis interitus Reipublicae Achaeorum. [s.i.], [s.n.], 1634. [8], 116pp. [And;] GODEFROY, Jacques. Jacobi Gothofredi IC. Animadversionum juris civilis liber: pro vero nonnullarum Legum Intellectu, & genuina earundem Lectione. Ad Antecessores Bituricenses. [s.i.], Apud Jacobum Chovet, 1628. 8, [4], 96pp, [4]. [And;] GODEFROY, Jacques. Jacobi Gothofredi I.C. Discursus historicus, Ad Legem Quisquis. Cod. ad L. Juliam Majestatis. [s.i.], [s.n.], 1633. [20], 89pp, [5]. [And;] GODEFROY, Jacques. Jac. Gothofredi IC. De imperio maris deque Jure navfragii colligendi [GREEK TITLE] Ex Jure Romano, Ad Legem [GREEK TITLE], seu Legem Deprecatio, 9. Digestis de L. Rhodia de Iactu. [s.i.], [s.n.], 1637. [8], 63pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum. Some discolouration and spots soiling, adhesive repair of splits to lower part and foot of spine, paper library shelf label with numerals in manuscript to foot of spine, corners bumped. Extensive worming to boards at hinges, with evidence of adhesive used as sealant to trails, upper hinge split with board nearly detached from text block, further worm-trails to top margins of final two gatherings of last work, not touching text, occasional ink underlining and markings to text and margins, sporadic dust-soiling, bookplate of the Los Angeles Law Library to FEP.
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£ 300.00
SOUTHEY, Robert. The life of wesley; and the rise and progress of Methodism. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1820. Second edition.
In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 512; [2], 622pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary calf boards, later rebacked to style, gilt. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards.Ink ownership inscription to FFEP of Vol. I, lightly foxed.
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£ 50.00
[HARRIS, John]. Sir Harry Herald's graphical representation of the dignitaries of england; shewing the Costume of different Ranks, from the king to a commoner; with the regalia used at the coronation. Printed for J. Harris and Son. 1820. First edition.
18 leaves illustrated with 17 hand-coloured woodcut engravings. Original publisher's brown printed paper wraps. Extremities soiled and creased, significant loss to spine with wraps having separated, damp-stain to head of both upper and lower covers having worked through to text block. Leaves toned, occasional spots of foxing.
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£ 175.00
[DUNDAS, Henry, Viscount Melville]. A full detail of the speech of Lord Viscount Melville, in the House of Commons, on the 11th June 1805. Printed for Peter Hill. 1805. First edition.
[2], 64pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper title labels to spine and upper board. Neat ink numeral to head of dust-soiled title, occasional light foxing, short marginal tear to B6.
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£ 200.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. A letter to Lord Viscount Melville, on the subject of his motion, respecting troop-ships, and upon the general state of the navy; with an appendix of official and authentic documents. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1810.
56pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper title labels to spine and upper board. Neat ink numeral to head of browned title, final four leaves lightly toned.
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£ 200.00
ROGISSART, Alexandre de. A new grammar of the French tongue. By M. Rogissard. Carefully revised and corrected by Francis Lacombe. Printed for J. Nourse and P. Vaillant. 1768. Seventh English edition.
432pp. Contemporary blind-tooled speckled calf. Heavily rubbed, substantial loss to spine with only remnant remaining, pen trials to upper board, lower board nearly detached. Upper hinge cracked, without FFEP, ink inscription of 'George Derry 1850' and ink annotation to title, pen trials to blank endpapers, occasional ink annotations to text.
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£ 75.00
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND]. Articles agreed upon by the Arch-Bishops and Bishops of both Provinces, and the whole Clergie. In the convocation holden at London, in the yeere 1562. For the avoiding of diuersities of opinions, and for the stablishing of Consent touching true religion. Re-printed by His Majesties Commandement: with his Royall Declaration prefixed therevnto. Printed by Robert Barker. 1633.
[4], 6pp, [22]. With an initial leaf, blank but for signature-mark 'A' within mortised ornament to recto. Disbound. Pen-trials to initial blank, verso of title, and margins throughout, numerous learned ink annotations to text noting variations between this and earlier editions of the Articles.
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£ 200.00
[CHURCH OF ENGLAND]. Constitutions and canons Ecclesiasticall; Treated upon by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Presidents of the Convocations for the respective provinces of Canterbury and York, and the rest of the Bishops and Clergie... Printed By Robert Barker. 1640.
[4], 10pp, [42]. With an initial leaf, blank but for signature-mark 'A' within mortised ornament to recto. Disbound. Initial three leaves detached, ink-spotting and pen-trials throughout.
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£ 100.00
ORTON, Job. A short and plain exposition of The Old Testament, with devotional and practical reflections for the use of families...Published from the author's manuscripts, By robert gentleman.. Printed and sold by J. and W. Eddowes. 1791-90. 1791. Mixed edition.
Six volumes; the first three from the second edition, the second three from the first. Portrait frontispiece to Vol I. Finely bound for Sophia StreatfeIld, with her initials to spines, in contemporary navy straight-grain morocco, gilt, with triple fillet and greek key device in gilt to borders of boards, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces/onlays. Slight rubbing to extremities, else a fine set. Occasional spotting internally. With armorial bookplates to each FEP (captioned 'Data fata sequutus') of the Streatfield family at Chiddingstone.
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£ 1,000.00
SHEPPARD, William. The president of presidents. Or, One General President for Common Assurances by Deeds: Wherein there is an Extract of all the general Learning and Forms of Presidents now extant. Out of which you may be fitted for most Purposes and Cases; and be able to finde the Faults of any Conveyances, and so judge of your Right and Title to your Lands and Goods; here being (upon the matter) the Effect and Quintessence of all Books of this kind. Of Singular use and profit to all men.. Printed by J[ames] C[otrell] for Robert Pawlet. 1677. Second edition.
[8], 364pp, [14]. Title page is a cancel. Contemporary tooled calf, recently rebacked, recornered, and varnished, recent contrasting red morocco lettering piece. Boards rubbed and soiled, title and author in manuscript to fore-edge. Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto 'Dat Cura Quietem' to FEP alongside booksellers stamp of Wildy & Sons Ltd., bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to recto of FFEP, occasional marginal annotations in ink.
Price
£ 250.00