Recent Acquisitions

PATMORE, Coventry. Poems. Edward Moxon. 1844. First edition.
iv, 157pp, [3]. With a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Near contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, near contemporary armorial bookplate of Carlingford to FEP, with recent book-label of J. O. Edwards pasted beneath, ink ownership inscription of 'Carlingford 1875' to recto of front blank fly-leaf, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
[HALKETT, John]. Statement respecting The Earl of Selkirk's Settlement upon the red river, in North America; its destruction in 1815 and 1816; and the massacre of govenor semple and his party. With observations upon a recent publication, Entitled "A Narrative of Occurences in the Indian Countires,' &c. John Murray. 1817. First trade edition.
viii, 194, [2], c pp. With a half-title and an engraved folding map of a part of the Hudsons Bay Company's territory. Uncut in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece.Rubbed, a trifle bumped, upper joint split. Short tears to lower margins of leaves S3-4, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 650.00
WESTON, J. Webbe, EYRE, Francis, and SHELDON, William. A letter from J. Webbe Weston, Francis Eyre, and William Sheldon, Esqrs. to the Gentlemen at whose desire they accepted the office of mediators between the Vicars Apostolic and the Gentlemen of the Late Catholic Committee.. Printed By J. P. Coghlan. 1792. First edition.
[2], 26pp. Contemporary paper wrappers, stitched as issued. Wrappers slightly dusty with occasional marks and softened edges.
Price
£ 200.00
[LEEDS MUSIC HALL]. Music-Hall, Albion-Street, Leeds. A subscription concert will take place On wednesday evening, January 5th, 1825, for the benefit of mrs. hopkinson, widow of the late Mr. john hopkinson, Music Master... J. Todd, Printer. 1825. First edition.
12pp. Later drab paper wrappers. A trifle spotted.
Price
£ 250.00
GOETHE, [Johann Wolfgang von]. EASTLAKE, Charles Lock. Goethe's theory of colours; translated from the german: with notes by charles lock eastlake, R.A., F.R.S.. John Murray. 1840. First English edition.
xlviii, 423pp, [1]. With hand-coloured frontispiece and three further plates, two of which also hand-coloured. Original publisher's blindstamped brown cloth, gilt. Slightly rubbed, short splits at head and foot of spine, bumping to corners. Internally clean and crisp, with just occasional spotting. Early ink inscription (?Meryl Nin) to FEP, twentieth-century ink inscription of 'Talbot M. Rogers 1933' to FFEP.
Price
£ 1,500.00
[AUCTION CATALOGUE]. Catalogue des livres composant la bibliotheque De feu M. de genoude...Dont la vente se fera Le Lundi 5 Novembre 1849, et jours suivants, a 6 heures du soir, en son domicile, rue du doyenne, No 12... Pourchet Aine, Librarie. 1849. First edition.
[2], 56pp. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Slightly creased and a little marked, slight chipping to edges, otherwise a crisp copy.
Price
£ 375.00
ZSOLNAY, Samuel de. Dissertatio inauguralis medica Scarlatina... Typis Math. Andr. Schmidt. 1816. First edition.
75pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle spotted. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to foot of title-page.
Price
£ 200.00
[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
[LITURGY - French]. La liturgie, ou formulaire des prieres publiques, Selon 'usage de l'eglise anglicane. Chez J. Nourse & P. Elmsly. 1780. Nouvelle edition [i.e. new edition].
[2], xlix, [1], 438pp, [2]. With a half-title and a table. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing and marking to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary armorial bookplate of Richard Langley to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP.
Price
£ 375.00
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
PLINY, The Younger. C. plinii caecilii secundi epistolarum libri x.. Sumptibus editoris excudebant M. Ritchie & J. Sammells [Typis Edmundi Fry]. 1790.
[4], 484pp, [2]. With a terminal errata leaf. Handsomely bound, in a style reminiscent of, and perhaps executed by, Roger Payne, in contemporary gilt-tooled navy straight-grain morocco, marbled edges. Very light rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Panshanger to FEP, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP, slight loss to upper margins of leaves L3-4, very occasional spotting.
Price
£ 1,250.00
SHARROCK, Robert. Judicia, (seu legum cenurae) de Variis Incontinentiae Speciebus, Adulterio seil. Polygamia & Concubinatu. Fornicatione. Stupro. Raptu. Peccatis contra Naturam. Incestu & gradibus prohibitis... Excudebat H. Hall Academiae Typographus Impensis Thom. Robinson. 1662. First edition.
[16], 112pp. Finely bound in later richly gilt-tooled crushed red morocco, gilt supra-libros to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Very slight marking to extremities. Blue endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of front blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 2,500.00
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
[PEREFIXE DE BEAUMONT, Paul Philippe Hardouin de]. The life of henry the fourth of france, Translated from the French of Perefix, by m. le moine, One of his most Christian Majesty's Gentlemen in Ordinary. Printed by Didot l'aine. 1785.
[8], 456pp, With a half-title. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, ruled in gilt and blind, gilt supra-libros of The Society of Writers to the Signet to both boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Extremities marked, a trifle marked and sunned. Blue paper endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and earlier library shelf-label to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to verso of FFEP, foxed, very occasional ink-spotting, light marginal damp-staining.
Price
£ 950.00
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