Recent Acquisitions

BRANT, Sebastian. Titulorum omnium juris tam civilis, quam canonici expositiones, Sebastiano Brant. I.V. Doctore celeberrimo, Autore. His accessit Modus studendi in utroque iure per loannem Baptistam Caccialupum. Omnia ad vetustorum exemplarium sidem nune ultimum diligentissime repurgata: adiectis insuper ad singulos Titulos suis numeris. Apud Haeredes Gulielmi Rouillii. 1619.
469pp, [36]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities rubbed and soiled. Ink inscriptions and annotations to recto of FFEP and title, slight loss to top of title with red and green ink marks to margins, all leaves toned and foxed, lower hinge cracked, loss to blank REP.
Price
£ 250.00
TIGHE, Mrs Henry. Psyche, with other poems. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1811. Third edition.
xv, [1], 314pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
HALL-STEVENSON, John. The works...corrected and enlarged. With several original poems, now first printed, and explanatory notes. Printed by J. Nichols. 1795. First edition.
In three volumes. [2], xi, [1], 288; vi, [2], 265, [1]; vii, [1], 287pp, [1]. With half-titles and an engraved frontispiece to Vols. I and II. Contemporary speckled sheep, contrasting black and red morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt. Rubbed, slight chipping to lettering-pieces, some loss to head and foot of spines, corners bumped. Single gathering to Vol. I working loose, occasional light foxing.
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£ 200.00
RAMSAY, Allan. The gentle shepherd: a scot's pastoral comedy. Printed by Geo. Reid and Co.. 1798.
vii, [1], 95pp, [1]. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and one engraved plate. [Bound with;] SCHILLER, Frederick. The robbers. A tragedy. London. Printed [by G. Caw, Edinburgh] for G. G. and J. Robinson; and Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1800. Fourth English edition. xxii, [2], 176pp. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. 8vo. Handsomely bound in contemporary half calf, purple cloth boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Some light rubbing to extremities, spine slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp but for the odd spot of foxing.
Price
£ 125.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 3rd of February, 1948: Published by Authority...The African campaign from El Alamein to Tunis, from 10th August, 1942 to 13th May, 1943. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
839-887pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, very occasional ink-spotting.
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£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, the 9th of July, 1948: Published by Authority...Action against raiders. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
4009-4015pp. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. A duplicate copy, stapled, is loosely inserted.
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£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 25th of May, 1948: Published by Authority...The carrier borne aircraft attack on Kirkenes and Petsamo. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
3169-3177pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 2nd of March, 1948: Published by Authority...The capture of Diego Suarez. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
1589-1616pp. With two plans (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 22nd of June, 1948: Published by Authority...Raid on military and economic objectives in the Lofoten Islands. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
3683-3692pp. With two plans. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, the 15th of October, 1948: Published by Authority...Coastal Force actions. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
5493-5511pp, [1]. With a folding chart. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 13th of January, 1948: Published by Authority...Operations in the Middle East from 1st November 1941 to 15th August 1942. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
309-400pp. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 10th of February, 1948: Published by Authority...The attack on the Tirpitz by midget submarines on 22nd September, 1943. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
993-1008pp. With two plans (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 4th of May, 1948: Published by Authority...Action between British and Italian forces off cape Spartivento on 27th November, 1940. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
2799-2808pp. With two charts (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 95.00
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, 8th October, 1948: Published by Authority...Naval operations in the Aegean between the 7th September, 1943 and 28th November, 1943. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office]. [1948]. First edition.
5371-5379pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 95.00
[WILL AND JEAN]. Scotland's Skaith; or, the history o' Will and Jean: owre true a tale! Together with some additional poems, by the author of The Harp. Printed by Mundell and Son. 1795. Second edition.
Three works bound together. [64]pp. With three engraved plates. [Bound with]; The waes o'war: or, the upshot o'the history o' Will and Jean, Edinburgh, Printed for A. Guthrie, 1796. iv, [1], 6- 32pp. [And]; A town eclogue, Edinburgh, Printed for the Author by Oliver and Co., 1804. [5], 8-33pp; [1]. 8vo. Later blue-green calf over marbled boards, five raised bands, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Spine a trifle sunned, very minor rubbing. One plate poorly trimmed resulting in loss to top of scene depicted, foxed in parts, armorial bookplate of David Murray to FEP with his inscription to verso of blank fly.
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£ 200.00
DENNISTON, Capt. [James]. The battle of craignilder, a very ancient gallovidian ballad; arranged for publication, with an introduction and notes. Published by R. Cadell; & R. Griffin and Co.. 1832. First edition.
xlix, [3], 54-104pp. Unopened in original publisher's green cloth backed plain paper boards, paper title label. Some rubbing and soiling, slight loss to title label. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light foxing.
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£ 150.00
AITON, William. A History of the rencounter at Drumclog, and Battle at Bothwell Bridge, in the month of June, 1679, With an account of what is correct, and what is fictitious in the "Tales of my Landlord," respecting these engagements, and reflections on political subjects. Printed by W. M. Borthwick and Co.. 1821. First edition.
[2], 131pp, [2]. With half-title and an engraved folding frontispiece depicting the field of battle. Disbound, leaves uncut. Ink stain to edge of quires, creasing to leaves throughout, short tear to gutter margin of final leaf repaired with clear tape, occasional spots of foxing.
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£ 100.00
[IRELAND, William Henry]. Stultifera Navis; Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia. The Modern Ship of Fools. Aere Perennius. Printed for William Miller. 1807. First edition.
xxiv, 295pp, [9]. With half-title, a folding hand-coloured engraved frontispiece by John Augustus Atkinson in imitation of Rowlandson, and four terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary speckled calf, black morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed to extremities, slight splitting to joints. Recent bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP, an internally immaculate copy.
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£ 150.00
[AGRICULTURE]. Pursuits of agriculture; a satirical poem, in three cantos. With notes. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale. 1808. First edition.
Three volumes in one, with continuous pagination. 249, [2], 8pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in recent tan cloth-backed plain paper boards. Very minor wear to extremities. Occasional light marginal dust-soiling.
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£ 150.00
[POISONING]. Illustrated and unabridged edition of The Times report of the Trial of William Palmer, for poisoning John Parsons Cook, at Rugeley. From the short-hand notes taken in the central criminal court from day to day.. Ward and Lock. 1856. First Edition.
184pp. Engraved folding frontispiece depicting the trial in progress within court, an engraved title vignette, numerous engraved illustrations both full- and double-page and within text throughout. Original publishers yellow printed paper wraps. Spine rubbed with slight loss to head and foot, soiling to wrap edges. Occasional spots of foxing to text.
Price
£ 150.00