Recent Acquisitions

  1. [HERISSANT, Louis Théodore].

    Le fablier françois, ou élite des meilleurs...

    Paris, Lottin le jeune, 1771.

    First edition, rare, of what has a claim...

    £650

  2. ORDINAL.

    ‘Prieres et ceremonies de l’ordination...

    Diocese of Soissons, France, 1766.

    An attractive manuscript ordinal detailing...

    £600

  3. MARKHAM, Gervase.

    Markhams Maister-Peece, containing all...

    London, John Okes, 1643.

    Sixth edition of the first work on farriery...

    £1450

  4. [CANONS REGULAR OF THE LATERAN.]

    Regula et constitutiones Canonicorum Regularium...

    Rome, apud Paulum Bladum, 1592.

    The most complete edition, rare, of...

    £25000

  5. [ZATTA, Antonio].

    Il filosofo del nord, ovvero Corso di morale...

    Londra [i.e. Venice, Zatta], 1788.

    First edition under this title of this...

    £725

  6. FLORENT DE SALES [pseudonym].

    Vrai systême du monde physique et moral....

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

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

    £1750

  7. [DEATH OF REASON].

    Oracion funebre dicha en las Exêquias...

    Barc[elona], Pedro Gomita. c.1787.

    Barcelona printing, in the same year...

    £215

  8. [COURTESAN].

    Les confessions d’une courtisane devenue...

    Londres et Bruxelles, Le Francq, 1784.

    First edition (another appeared in the...

    £850

  9. CHEVRET, Jean.

    Épitre a l’humanité et a la patrie...

    [Paris?], au temple de la vérité, 1789.

    A good copy of this rare essay on the workings...

    £285

  10. [CAVALLERI, Paolo Agostino].

    Lettera dall’Adriatico del signor Antonio...

    Rome, Giovanni Zempel, 1792.

    First edition, uncommon, of this counter-revolutionary...

    £485

  11. CARON, Jean-Charles-Félix.

    Compendium institutionum philosophiae,...

    Paris, N. M. Tilliard, 1770.

    Very uncommon guide, by the Parisian surgeon...

    £875

  12. CARAVADOSSI, Enrico.

    La moderna filosofia convinta d’inganno...

    Turin, Giammichele Brioio, 1793.

    First and seemingly only edition of this...

    £395

  13. BEAUGRAND, Nicolas, and de l’ESPINEY.

    Le mareschal expert, traictant du naturel...

    Paris, ‘Anthoine Alazert’, 1640.

    Very rare imprint of a popular but discredited...

    £1200

  14. [WILSON, Harriette].

    Clara Gazul, or honi soit qui mal y pense...

    London: Printed for and published by the...

    First edition, privately printed and very...

    £6500

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

    London, Richard Chiswel, 1678.

    First edition of an anti-popish history...

    £750

  16. WEIDNER, Paul.

    Sententiae Hebraicae ad vitae institutionem...

    Vienna, Michael Zimmermann, 1563.

    First edition; very rare. A collection...

    £2600

  17. [WAGNER, Richard.]

    Wagner Festival. Royal Albert Hall, May...

    London: [The Elzevir Press for] Hodge...

    First edition, very rare, an attractive...

    £2500

  18. [THÉROIGNE DE MÉRICOURT, Anne-Josèphe, attributed.]

    Catéchisme libertin, à l’usage des...

    [Paris?], 1791.

    Two very rare satirical works on prostitution...

    £3750

  19. TACITUS, C. Cornelius. (Marcus Zuerius van BOXHORN, editor).

    [Opera] Quæ exstant.

    Amsterdam, Caspar Commelin, 1664.

    Later edition of the complete works of...

    £1250