Recent Acquisitions

  1. VIRGIL.

    Pub. Virgilii Maronis Bucolicorum eclogae...

    Geneva, Étienne Gamonet, 1610.

    Scarce edition of Virgil's Eclogues,...

    £650

  2. [BOLEYN, Anne, et al.]

    ‘Amori stravaganti per avvertenza d’amici...

    [Italy, early eighteenth-century.]

    A fascinating manuscript compendium...

    £1750

  3. GRANDI, Guido.

    Instituzioni delle sezioni coniche …...

    Venice, Gio. Battista Recurti, 1746.

    Uncommon third edition with numerous...

    £400

  4. DEGUERLE, Jean Nicolas Marie.

    Les amours.

    Paris, Maison and Pigoreau, An V [1797-8].

    An apparently unrecorded collection...

    £385

  5. [WILLIAMS, John.] The History of the Gunpowder-Treason,...

    London, Richard Chiswel, 1678.

    First edition of an anti-popish history...

    £750

  6. CLARK, James.

    A Treatise on the Prevention of Diseases...

    Edinburgh, for the Author, and sold by...

    Two important texts on farriery (second...

    £750

  7. YARRELL, William.

    A History of British Fishes … illustrated...

    London, Samuel Bentley for John van...

    First collected editions, with an autograph...

    £750

  8. ORDINAL.

    ‘Prieres et ceremonies de l’ordination...

    Diocese of Soissons, France, 1766.

    An attractive manuscript ordinal detailing...

    £600

  9. VALENTINE, James (photographer).

    Album of Scottish views, mainly of Stirling...

    c. 1870s.

    A handsome example of a topographical view...

    £600

  10. [UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, OXFORD.]

    Subscription list for repairs to the College...

    [Oxford, n.p., c. 1860].

    A printed appeal from University College,...

    £50

  11. [TRIALS.]

    Authentick Coppie of the Tryal of Scot...

    London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer...

    First edition of this London trial of Scottish...

    £45

  12. [SCOTLAND.]

    Seventeen pamphlets relating mostly to...

    Aberdeen and Edinburgh, 1772-1788.

    An interesting sammelband relating largely...

    £850

  13. [RENNEVILLE, Sophie de?].

    Contes a Aglaé, ou la jeune moraliste.

    Paris, Caillou, c.1820.

    Very uncommon edition, possibly the first,...

    £285

  14. [POPULAR DEVOTION].

    L’heureuse benediction des maisons.

    Vannes, N. De Lamarzelle, [c.1840].

    A wonderful devotional broadside printed...

    £250

  15. [LITURGY].

    Cerimonie piu’ notabili della messa privata;...

    Turin, Gianfranco Mairesse, 1739.

    As far as we are aware unrecorded edition...

    £335

  16. [LAFONT, Joseph de.]

    Hypermnestre, tragedie, mise au theatre...

    Lyon, de l’imprimerie d’Aymé Delaroche...

    Very scarce Lyon edition of the libretto...

    £275

  17. LA SERRIE, François-Joseph de.

    Dithyrambes, ou petites élégies; dédiées...

    Nantes, chez Brun, 1816.

    Very rare first edition of this collection...

    £375

  18. KOCH, Mansuetus.

    Philosophia transnaturalis, sive metaphysica,...

    Augsburg, Maria Magdalena Utzschneiderin,...

    Only edition (complete despite the pagination)...

    £225

  19. HOPE, Sir Thomas, of Craighall.

    Contemporary manuscript of ‘Ane Breiff...

    [Scotland? Mid-seventeenth century?]

    Sir Thomas Hope of Craighall (1573-1646)...

    £3250