Recent Acquisitions

  1. PALMERSTON, Henry John Temple, third Viscount.

    Signed undertaking to procure an Assignment...

    22 July 1806.

    Document signed by the young Palmerston,...

    £675

  2. FLORENT DE SALES [pseudonym].

    Vrai systême du monde physique et moral....

    [s.l., but Switzerland], 1797.

    Only edition, rare, of this utopia, the...

    £1350

  3. BEAUHARNOIS, Félicité (pseudonym?).

    Zoraïm, ou les aventures d’un musulman;...

    Paris, chez la cit. Dhotel, libraire,...

    Very rare (only one copy traced) cautionary...

    £750

  4. PARISI, Virginio.

    Ver relatione della solenne entrata dell’Illustriss....

    Rome, Francesco Cavalli, 1634.

    An important miscellany comprising three...

    £950

  5. [SCOTLAND.]

    Seventeen pamphlets relating mostly to...

    Aberdeen and Edinburgh, 1772-1788.

    An interesting sammelband relating largely...

    £750

  6. [CICERO, Marcus Tullius.]

    Commentarii Philippicarum Marci Ciceronis...

    Paris. Thomas Caseus for Jean Petit, [1514].

    Rare edition, attractively printed and...

    £950

  7. [RENNEVILLE, Sophie de (?).]

    Contes a Aglaé, ou la jeune moraliste.

    Paris, Caillou, c.1820.

    Very uncommon edition, possibly the...

    £325

  8. MORRIS, William, E.

    Belfort BAX, and Victor DAVE. The Socialist...

    London, socialist League Office, 1886.

    First and only edition of Morris’s,...

    £650

  9. [FAUVEAU, Felicie de.]

    Il monumento dell’ illustre ed egregia...

    [S.l., s.n., c. 1859.]

    Very rare commemoration, published anonymously,...

    £350

  10. CARD, Henry.

    Literary Recreations …

    London: Printed by W. Wilson … for Longman,...

    First edition of a scarce collection...

    £650

  11. BACON, Francis.

    Francisci Baconi, Baronis de Verulamio,...

    London, Edward Griffin [and John Haviland]...

    First edition, first issue, a copy from...

    £4500

  12. [FAMINE AND CROP FAILURE.]

    [Bill issued for all parishes of Milan...

    Milan, 12 April 1710.

    An apparently unrecorded poignant witness...

    £300

  13. PROSPERUS AQUITANUS (Prosper of Aquitaine).

    Opera.

    Lyon, S. Gryphius, 1539.

    First edition of the collected works...

    £1000

  14. [HOMILETIC.]

    Meditations de la seconde annee.

    [France, c. 1700.]

    Apparently unpublished set of meditations...

    £750

  15. [DEVOTION.]

    Sagre offerte alla passione di nostro Signore...

    Rome, [Zempel], 1773.

    Rare first edition of a devotional work...

    £700

  16. [BIBLE – GREEK NEW TESTAMENT.]

    Της Καινης Διαθηκης Απαντα....

    Londini, Ex Officina, Jacobi Tonson &...

    Interleaved and heavily annotated copy...

    £1600

  17. [HILL, Thomas].

    The cause of truth defended; being a plain...

    London, Simpkin and Marshall; Seeley;...

    Only edition of this account of the case...

    £300

  18. TASSO, Torquato.

    Il Goffredo overo Gierusalemme liberata...

    Rome, Filippo de Rossi, 1657.

    Attractive copy of the 1657 illustrated...

    £400

  19. MARINO, Giambattista.

    La Murtoleide fischiate del cavalier Marino...

    ‘Norinbergh’ [i.e. Venice], Ioseph...

    Rare first edition of the manifesto...

    £900

  20. [KRIŠTOLOVEC, Ivan.]

    Breve notitia della traslatione del corpo...

    Rome, Giorgio Placho, 1702.

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

    £350