Recent Acquisitions

HOLCROFT, Thomas. [MONTOLIEU, Isabelle de.]. Caroline of Lichtfield; A Novel. Translated from the French. By Thomas Holcroft. Printed for G.G.J. And J. Robinson. 1786. Second Edition.
Three volumes. [2], 298; [2], 300; [2], 292pp. Contemporary polished sheep, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt.
Price
£ 350.00
[WALPOLE, Horace]. The Mysterious Mother. A Tragedy. Printed for John Archer, William Jones, and Richard White. 1791.
x, [3], 6-102pp. Nineteenth-century green half-calf over marbled boards. Rubbing to extremities, chipping to lettering-piece. Bookplate of Nelson Matcham (Lord Nelson's nephew) to FEP.
Price
£ 200.00
AYLIES, Mr.. Du Systeme Penitentiare et De Ses Conditions Fondamentales. Librairie de Ch. Gosselin Et Ce.. 1837. First Edition?.
[4], iv, 246pp, [2]. Original publisher's printed yellow paper wraps. A trifle rubbed/marked, slight spotting to text, else a fine copy
Price
£ 200.00
[ANON.]. "TEKELI". Poems on Various Subjects. By Tekeli. In Three Parts. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1809. First Edition.
[2], v-xxvii, [2], 139pp, [1]. Lacking half-title. Recent boards.
Price
£ 175.00
[HENDERSON, George]. Petrarca: A Selection of Sonnets from Various Authors. With an introductory dissertation on the origin and structure of the sonnet.. Printed by and for C. and R. Baldwin. 1803. First Edition.
xl, 192pp. With engraved frontispiece and two further plates after drawings by the editor's brother. Handsomely bound in contemporary red half-morocco over paper boards, spine richly gilt. Spine slightly faded and very slightly rubbed, some spotting to plates, else a fine copy.
Price
£ 275.00
MAXEY, S.. Ruth, A Sacred Eclogue; and Tobit, A Poem. With two select moral tales. Translated from the works, and preceded by the life, of M. de. Florian, member of the academies of France, Madrid, and Florence. Ornamented with engravings. Printed by C. Whittingham...For Vernor and Hood. 1805. First Edition?.
[4], 122pp. With engraved frontispiece and two engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A little rubbed, with small chips to foot of spine, bumping to corners. Frontispiece slightly shaved at fore-edge. Ink inscription of Charlotte Ward, dated 1833, to head of title.
Price
£ 175.00
HERBERT, Hon. Capt. Charles. Translations, Imitations, and other Poems.. Printed for T. Reynolds and Sons...by J. Gold. 1808. First Edition.
viii, 149pp, [3]. With half-title and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary diced calf. Rubbed to extremities, slight cracking to joints. Marbled endpapers
Price
£ 200.00
[DIBDIN, Charles. The Elder].. The Lion and the Water-Wagtail: A Mock Heroic Poem, in three cantos. By Castigator. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones.. 1809. First Edition.
[4], 174pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, rebacked. Boards somewhat rubbed, some light soiling to page edges. Bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP. Ink inscriptions to FEP and title, the latter mostly rubbed away.
Price
£ 175.00
PEARSON, S[usanna]. Poems on Various Subjects. Printed by S. Low....and sold by J. Rivington.... 1800. First Edition.
[iii]-xii, 82pp. Without half-title. Contemporary diced calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers with evidence of bookplate removal. Slightest of rubbing, a little soiling to title. else a fine copy.
Price
£ 1,250.00
COWPER, William. GUION, Mme de la Mothe. Poems Translated from the French of Madame de la Mothe Guion, By the late William Cowper...To which are added Some Original poems of Mr. Cowper, not inserted in his Works.. Printed and Sold by J. Wakefield.... 1801. First Edition.
xii, 131pp, [1]. Uncut in the original publisher's two-tone paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some loss to spine, cracking to joints and fading to boards, else a fine copy. Contemporary gift inscription to FEP.
Price
£ 325.00
WEBB, John. Haverhill, a Descriptive Poem, and Other Poems. Printed for the Author and sold by J. Nunn. 1810. First Edition.
6, [18], 119pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's two tone blue paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Rubbed, with loss to foot of spine and a little cracking to joints. FFEP excised, tear to REP, ink inscription of 'Thomas Iveson Frost...1823' to FEP.
Price
£ 250.00
CAREY, David. Poems, Chiefly Amatory. Printed by Swan and Son...For J. Blacklock...and sold by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1807. First Edition.
vi, [4], vii-xi, [1], 127pp, [1]. With half-title and engraved frontispiece, four leaves of advertisements bound within preliminaries. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's buff paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. Very slight marking to boards, offsetting to title, else a fine unsophisticated copy. Bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP.
Price
£ 225.00
SCHAFFER, Jacob Christian. Apus pisciformis insecti aquatici species noviter detecta brevibusque descripta a Jacobo Christiano Schaeffero... Typis Christ. Gott. Seiffarti Viduae. 1757. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition].
24pp. With an engraved hand-coloured folding plate of anatomical diagrams of numerous specimens. Disbound. All leaves a trifle toned, A2 and A3 detached from text block, short tear to head of title, small paper repair to margin of same, occasional spots of light foxing, pen trial to verso of plate.
Price
£ 200.00
[BIBLE - English, Authorized Version]. The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues: And with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty’s special command. Appointed to be read in churches. Printed by T. Wright and W. Gill. 1772.
[1244], 90pp. Title in red and black. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. Slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, manuscript register of births in the Crichton family to blank front endpapers, two short tears to top margin of S2, just touching text but without loss of sense, else internally clean and crisp, overall a near fine copy.
Price
£ 375.00
BACHELOR, T.. Village Scenes, The Progress of Agriculture, and Other Poems.. From the Parnassian Press; For Vernor and Hood. 1804. First Edition.
[12], 138pp, [2]. With half-title, engraved frontispiece and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary marbled calf, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Worn, with cracking to joints and loss to spine, lacking lettering-piece. Contemporary gift inscription to blank-fly.
Price
£ 150.00
MASTERS, Martin Kedgwin. The Progress of Love. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme...by G. Hazard. 1807. ?.
[2], xiii, [1], 136pp, [4]. With half title, terminal errata and advertisement leaves. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with small chips to head and foot of spine, cracking to upper joint.
Price
£ 300.00
GORDON, John. Poems. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co...sold by John Buchanan.... 1807.
vii, [1], 114pp. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Worn, with loss to extremities and cracking to joints.
Price
£ 150.00
HURDIS, Rev. James. Poems. In three volumes. At the University Press for J. Parker. 1808. Fourth Edition.
[4], xxii, [1], 24-26, [32], [2], 224; [4], 199, [1]; [4], 203pp, [1]. With half-title to each volume. Uncut and occasionally unopened in original publisher's blue paper boards, rebacked with new paper lettering-pieces. Some wear/chipping to joints, marking to spines. Booklabel of John Sparrow to each FEP.
Price
£ 125.00
[SCOTT, Walter]. [HILL, Thomas]. PRY, Peter. Marmion travestied; A Tale of Modern Times. Printed by G. Hazard...for Thomas Tegg. 1809. First Edition.
xix, [1], 56pp, 277pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary black calf, gilt. Rubbed, some browning to text.
Price
£ 200.00
SEWELL, Mary. Poems by Mrs. G. Sewell, Relict of the late Rev. Geo. Sewell, Rector of Byfleet, Surrey. Printed and Sold by R. Wetton and Sons.. 1803. First Edition.
[8], v, [3], xxviii, [4], 265pp, [1]. Contemporary half russia over marbled boards, spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, joints cracked, small chip to head of spine.
Price
£ 200.00