Recent Acquisitions

  1. [PRISON REFORM.]

    [Edict issued by the Austrian government...

    Milan, 4 September 1771.

    A rare edict legislating in an understudied...

    £400

  2. [DE MONCHESNAY, Losme (attr.).] 

    Les misères des plaideurs. 

    [France, between 1800 and 1830.] 

    First separate, chapbook-form edition...

    £120

  3. [COUSIN D’AVALLON.] 

    Histoire de Toussaint-Louverture, chef...

    Paris, chez Pillot frères, an X – 1802. 

    First edition, uncommon on the market,...

    £950

  4. ALBERTUS de Padua.

    Evangeliorum quadragesimalium opus aureum...

    Venice, Jacob Pentius de Leucho, May 1523.

    First edition, in a contemporary Venetian...

    £2000

  5. TAULER, Johannes, (attr.).

    Exercitia D. Ioannis Thauleri piissima,...

    Nicolao Eschio … Antwerp, Philippus...

    Scarce edition (first 1548) of this...

    £1250

  6. [CHARTONNET, Antoine-François.] 

    Considerations sur les devoirs des personnes...

    Paris, chez Edme Couterot, 1695. 

    Rare first edition of this religious...

    £450

  7. [CAMBRIDGE.] 

    Tract volume of nine scarce works of poetry,...

    London and Cambridge, 1765-1823. 

    Including:

    £1200

  8. [BODONI.] 

    D. Francesco Giacinto Rovero Cavaliere...

    Saluzzo, Giovandomenico Bodoni, [December...

    Very rare survival, apparently unrecorded,...

    £1250

  9. [AQUHORTIES College.]

    Abstract of the Rules and Regulations for...

    [At foot:] Edinburgh: Printed by J. Moir,...

    Broadside rules for the newly established...

    £850

  10. [ANGLO-SOVIET DIPLOMACY.] 

    Papers regarding the Anglo-Soviet Negotiations...

    London, His Majesty’s Stationery Office,...

    A proof copy, complete with typed errata...

    £750

  11. SACCARELLI, Carl’ Antonio.

    Vita della beata Giovanna Francesca Fremiot...

    Rome, Bernabò and Lazzarini, 1751.

    First edition of this abridged biography...

    £250

  12. DUBOURGDIEU, Carolus Valesius (Charles de VALOIS).

    Alexandro VII Divinitatis nutu delecto...

    Rome, Cortellini, 1655.

    Only edition, unrecorded outside Italy,...

    £300

  13. ALMEIDA, Theodoro de.

    Lisboa destruida poema, author o P. Theodoro...

    Lisbon, Antonio Rodrigues Galhardo, 1803.

    First edition of this poem in six cantos,...

    £300

  14. [LAW.]

    Patrui optimi patrono. Theses utriusque...

    [Paris], apud Petrum-Augustinum-Paulus-Du-Mesnil,...

    An unrecorded broadside detailing...

    £550

  15. [MASCHERANA, Girolamo.]

    Concordia tra la società e la religione...

    Milan, Cesare Orena nella stamperia Malatesta,...

    Rare second edition, printed in the...

    £385

  16. GAYOT DE PITAVAL (Conseil).

    Question d’estat: fille reclamée par...

    Paris, Nicolas le Gras, 1716.

    First edition of this account by the...

    £350

  17. DURINI, Angelo.

    Versi latini dell’ eminentissimo Sig....

    [Milan, 1784.]

    First edition, with a parallel Italian...

    £1250

  18. [BEER.]

    Jenaischer allgemeiner Bier-Comment nebst...

    ‘Eschwig, Otter & Kunitz, 183*.’

    An apparently unrecorded humorous handbook...

    £375

  19. BACON, Francis.

    Francisci Baconi, Baronis de Verulamio,...

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

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

    £4500

  20. [SAINTE-HILAIRE, Émile Marco de.]

    Réclamation addressée à S. Ece. Mgr....

    Paris, chez les marchands de nouveautés, 1821.

    Rare first edition of this work on Parisian...

    £850