Recent Acquisitions

GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The miscellaneous works of Dr. Goldsmith. Containing all his essays and poems. Printed for W. Osborne, and T. Griffin. 1780.
[2], vi, 225pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-on, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, slight splitting to upper joint. Bookplate of 'J. Griffiths' to FEP alongside remnant of earlier bookplate, near contemporary ownership inscription to head of first leaf of text.
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£ 50.00
[JOYCE, Jeremiah]. Scientific dialogues, intended for the instruction and entertainment of young people: in which the first principles of natural and experimental philosophy are fully explained. Printed for J. Johnson. 1803. Second edition.
In three non-uniform volumes. x, [2], 200; [4], 250; ix, [3], 235pp, [1]. With 12 engraved plates. Contemporary roan backed marbled boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, loss and cracking to spines, without lettering-pieces of volumes II and III. Sporadic foxing, slight loss to bottom corner of G2 of Vol. I and I4 of Vol. II, touching text in latter instance, but with no loss of sense.
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£ 100.00
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.
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£ 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
[SONNETS]. Vestendo l'abito religioso fra l'esemplarissime eremitane di s. francesco di paola del porto di fermo La Saggia, e Generosa Donzella, Signora barbara maggiori fermana. Sonetto: Il Pellegrin, che cerca estraneo lido... Dom. Ant. Bolis. 1767.
Single leaf broadside. [Together with:] Vestendo l'abito religioso fra l'esemplarissime eremitane di s. francesco di paola del porto di fermo La Saggia, e Generosa Donzella, Signora barbara maggiori fermana. Sonetto: Il Pellegrin, che cerca estraneo lido... Fermo. Dom. Ant. Bolis, 1767. Single leaf broadside. Dimensions 330 x 430mm. Lightly creased, some marginal damp-staining/chipping.
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£ 200.00
GREGORY XIII. S. D. N. D. Gregorii Papae XIII constitutio. Qua Concilii Tridentini poenis subiiciuntur Duellum privatim committentes, locum dantes, ac etian suadentes, auxiliantes, & spectantus. Apud Haeredes Antonii Bladii Impressores Camerales. 1583.
Single leaf broadside. Lightly browned, worming to foot - touching text with slight loss of sense, some loss to lower margin.
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£ 300.00
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
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
[CONDER, Josiah]. The Associate Minstrels. Printed by George Ellerton...for Thomas Conder. 1810. First edition.
v, [1], 214pp. With an additional engraved title-page. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Boards a trifle scuffed. Marbled endpapers, very small worm-trail to bottom margin throughout, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 100.00
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
[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
[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