Recent Acquisitions

  1. XENOPHON.

    De Cyri regis Persarum vita atque disciplina,...

    Paris, Andreas Wechel, 1572.

    First edition of Joachim Camerarius’...

    £875

  2. GONZAGA, Curzio.

    Il Fido amante, poema eroico.

    Mantua, [(colophon:) Giacomo Ruffinello, 1582].

    First edition of an Italian Renaissance...

    £600

  3. ARIOSTO, Ludovico.

    Le Rime … non piu viste, & nuovamente...

    Venice, [Coppa,] 1546.

    First edition of Ludovico Ariosto’s...

    £1000

  4. MARTIAL.

    M. Ualerii Martialis epigrammata. Opera,...

    Cuneo, typis Ioannis Baptistae Benentini, 1705.

    Scarce pocket edition of Martial’s...

    £175

  5. [HUET, Pierre-Daniel.]

    Le grand tresor historique et politique...

    Paris, François Fournier, 1714.

    Later edition of this work on Dutch...

    £100

  6. [ENGHIEN, Louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon, duc d’.]

    Détails sur l’arresration [sic] & la...

    [Paris?, c. 1804?].

    Unrecorded popular broadside recounting...

    £300

  7. [POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY.]

    Collection of 11 treatises.

    Spain, c. 1750.

    A highly interesting manuscript compendium...

    £975

  8. HEXHAM, Henry.

    A Tongue-Combat, lately happening betweene...

    Printed at London [i.e. Holland]. 1623.

    First edition, written in reply to a...

    £1650

  9. [POLEMON, John].

    The second Part of the Booke of Batailles,...

    At London, Printed for Giles Cawood. 1587.

    First edition, scarce. Polemon had...

    £2750

  10. [CICERO, Marcus Tullius.]

    Commentarii Philippicarum Marci Ciceronis...

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

    Rare edition, attractively printed and...

    £950

  11. COMIDAS DE CARBOGNANO, Cosimo.

    Primi principi della gramatica Turca ad...

    Rome, stamperia della Sac. Congr. di Prop....

    The first complete Ottoman Turkish grammar...

    £1500

  12. VARCHI, Benedetto.

    Three signed letters, two of which are...

    Florence, 1535, 1553, [n.d].

    A unique source for Cinquecento Florence...

    £4750

  13. [ANON., possibly a Jesuit author.]

    Tragedia di Santa Caterina detta d’Alessandria...

    [Italy, early seventeenth century.]

    Remarkably interesting early Italian...

    £3750

  14. LALIEU, Paul and Nicolas Joseph BEAUTOUR.

    ‘P[hiloso]phia particularis data sub...

    Douai, France, 1739-1740.

    A fascinating manuscript course of lectures...

    £3750

  15. HESIOD.

    Poemata Hesiodi Ascraei, quae extant, omnia,...

    Basel, ex officina Oporiniana, [1574].

    A handsome copy of Hesiod’s poems,...

    £1400

  16. ALBERTUS de Padua.

    Evangeliorum quadragesimalium opus aureum...

    Venice, Jacob Pentius de Leucho, May 1523.

    First edition, in a contemporary Venetian...

    £2000

  17. [VICES.]

    An Address to the hopeful young Gentry...

    London, Printed by E. C. for G. Walbanke...

    First edition of a very scarce, and...

    £1600

  18. [FANCY DRESS.]

    Photograph album of costumes and accessories.

    Derby, 1920s?

    A delightful album of fancy dress costumes...

    £375

  19. VALENTINELLI, Giuseppe.

    Specimen bibliographicum de Dalmatia et...

    Venice, typis Caecinianis et soc., 1842.

    First edition of this bibliography of...

    £275

  20. [SOUTH OF FRANCE.]

    ‘Routes de Privas à Nîmes 1892’.

    June-July 1892.

    A nice sketchbook, by an anonymous artist,...

    £700