Gift Ideas

  1. MAJER, Andrea. 

    Discorso sulla origine, progressi, e stato...

    Padua, ‘dalla Tipografia e Fonderia...

    First edition of Majer’s treatise...

    £185

  2. STANHUF, Michael. 

    De meteoris libri duo, quorum prior tradit...

    Wittenberg, [Johann Krafft for Samuel...

    An attractive sammelband of two scarce...

    £2750

  3. SIERRA, Nicolás Maria de.

    Otia et lusus Silvii Philomusi: Latina...

    Madrid, Mateo Repullés, 1816.

    First edition of this pseudonymous collection...

    £150

  4. BRATHWAITE, Richard.

    Natures Embassie: or, the Wilde-mans Measures:...

    [London,] Printed for Richard Whittaker. 1621.

    First edition of a substantial collection...

    £13500

  5. [KINGDOM OF THE TWO SICILIES.] 

    Ruoli de’ generali ed uffiziali attivi...

    Napoli, Reale Tipografia Militare, 1855.

    Scarce 1855 edition of this roster of...

    £400

  6. NELSON, John.

    An Extract of John Nelson’s Journal,...

    Bristol, E. Farley & Co., 1767.

    Rare first edition, printed in Bristol,...

    £600

  7. LEWIS, Wyndham.

    The Demon of Progress in the Arts.

    London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1954.

    First edition, inscribed ‘To Geoffrey...

    £650

  8. LEWIS, Wyndham.

    The Childermass … Section 1.

    London, Chatto & Windus, 1928.

    First edition, no. 74 of 225 copies...

    £2500

  9. Aristotle: From Antiquity to the Modern Era.

    Preface by Martin J. Gross. Essays by Benjamin...

    Lewes, D. Giles Ltd for the Martin J....

    Aristotle’s influence towers over western...

    £30

  10. FORSYTH, William.

    A Treatise on the Culture and Management...

    London, Nichols & Son for T.N. Longman...

    First edition, with Forsyth’s promotion...

    £275

  11. RAMSAY, Allan.

    The Gentle Shepherd, a Scotch Pastoral...

    London: Printed for the Author, by T....

    First edition of this parallel-text...

    £600

  12. HALE, Matthew, Sir.

    Contemplations moral and divine, in two Parts.

    London, D. Brown, J. Walthoe, J. Sprint,...

    An early eighteenth-century edition...

    £450

  13. GASPAROLI, Carlo Maria.

    Dialectica sive manuductio ad logicam dictata...

    Antwerp, 1753.

    A handsome manuscript comprising a thorough...

    £4750

  14. MYERS, Robin, Michael HARRIS, and Giles MANDELBROTE (eds).

    Lives in Book History: Changing Contours...

    Leicester, Garendon Press, 2022.

    ‘This volume has grown out of one event...

    £35

  15. HOOKER, Joseph Dalton. 

    Himalayan Journals: Notes of a Naturalist...

    London, John Murray, 1855. 

    Second edition of a classic of Himalayan...

    £300

  16. SWIFT, Jonathan. 

    A Tale of a Tub … to which is added,...

    London, C. Bathurst, 1751. 

    A scarce later edition of Swift’s...

    £175

  17. JUVENAL, Decimus Junius, and Aulus PERSIUS Flaccus. 

    D. Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci...

    Birmingham, John Baskerville, 1761. 

    Baskerville’s celebrated edition of...

    £450

  18. STEPNIAK, Sergey. 

    דאָס אינטערערדישע רוסלאַנד...

    New York, Maks N. Maisel, 1921. 

    Scarce first American edition in Yiddish...

    £150

  19. KOLLÁR, Jan.

    Díla básnická … we dwau djljch [‘A...

    Buda, no publisher, but ‘with the types...

    First collected edition of Jan Kollár’s...

    £1750

  20. WETZELL, Madame.

    Les Matinées de la poupée, ou récréations...

    Paris, J. Langlumé, [1844?].

    First and only edition, very rare, of...

    £450