Recent Acquisitions

  1. STANHUF, Michael. 

    De meteoris libri duo, quorum prior tradit...

    Wittenberg, [Johann Krafft for Samuel...

    An attractive sammelband of two scarce...

    £2750

  2. SOLVYNS, François Baltazard. 

    The Costume of Hindostan, elucidated by...

    London, W. Bulmer and Co. for Edward...

    First edition in book form (originally...

    £4500

  3. RICCI, Matteo, and Nicolas TRIGAULT.

    De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas suscepta...

    Augsburg, Christoph Mang, 1615.

    First edition. The ‘most influential...

    £7500

  4. MÜLLER, Gerhard Friedrich. 

    Voyages from Asia to America, for completing...

    London, T. Jefferys, 1764. 

    Second edition (first 1761) of this...

    £6500

  5. GOSSELIN, Charles-Robert. 

    Plan d’éducation, en réponse aux académies...

    Amsterdam, 1785. 

    A most interesting sammelband of three...

    £875

  6. SYKES, Arthur Ashley. 

    The Duty of Love to God, and to our Neighbours. ...

    London, J. Darby & T. Browne for Chelmsford,...

    First and only edition of this sermon...

    £150

  7. [BRISTOL.] 

    The Bristol Contest, being a Collection...

    Bristol, ‘sold by the Printing-Office...

    Extremely rare first edition of this...

    £650

  8. PELLISSON, [Paul]. 

    Histoire de l’Academie Françoise par...

    Amsterdam, Jean Frederic Bernard, 1717. 

    An attractive prize copy of Pellisson’s...

    £150

  9. LEWIS, Wyndham. 

    Doom of Youth …

    London, Chatto & Windus, 1932. 

    First English edition, one of Lewis’s...

    £2000

  10. [DENNIS, John, and George DUCKETT?]

    Pope Alexander’s Supremacy and Infallibility...

    London, J. Roberts, 1729.

    First edition, very scarce in commerce,...

    £3250

  11. FAGNANI, Giovanni Marco. 

    De bello Arriano libri sex. 

    Milan, heirs of Pacifico da Ponte and...

    First and only edition of the sole published...

    £900

  12. [OFFICE OF THE DEAD.] 

    Uffizio de’ morti, ad uso delle confraternite...

    Turin, Bernardino Barberis, 1805. 

    An apparently unrecorded Turin-printed...

    £225

  13. SUETONIUS, and Isaac CASAUBON (editor).

    C. Suetoni Tranquilli De XII. Caesaribus...

    Geneva, Etienne Gamonet, 1605.

    Second edition of Casaubon’s Suetonius....

    £375

  14. GROTIUS, Hugo. 

    De veritate religionis Christianae, editio...

    [Amsterdam, Jan Jansson?] ‘Juxta exemplar...

    A pocket-edition of Grotius’s argument...

    £275

  15. [DODSLEY, Robert, et al.] 

    The Oeconomy of Human Life, in two parts,...

    Newport, J. Mallett, 1783. 

    Rare printing, undertaken in Newport...

    £450

  16. SMITH, Robert. 

    The Universal Directory for taking alive...

    London, printed for the author, 1768. 

    First edition of a guide to catching...

    £500

  17. RIDOLFI, Luca Antonio. 

    Aretefila, dialogo, nel quale da una parte...

    Lyons, Guillaume Rouillé, 1562. 

    Annotated copy, once owned by a music...

    £2800

  18. LEWIS, Wyndham.

    America and Cosmic Man.

    London and Brussels, Nicholas and Watson...

    First edition, second state binding as...

    £200

  19. LEWIS, Wyndham.

    The Revenge for Love.

    London, Cassell & Co. Ltd., [1937].

    First edition, very scarce in the dust-jacket,...

    £1250

  20. MITCHISON, Naomi; Wyndham LEWIS, illustrator.

    Beyond this Limit …

    [London,] Jonathan Cape, [1935].

    First edition. This was Lewis’s only...

    £75