Xenophon: (Hutchinson, ed.:) Kyrou Anabaseos Biblia Hepta. Oxonii. E. Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1772. 8vo, pp. [ii]. 336. Large printer's device to title-page. A few occasional annotations and inkspots but generally clean within. Contemporary light brown calf, gilt spine with orange morocco label, edges sprinkled red. Scuffed, spine creased with evidence of tape at tail, joints beginning to split, upper board fraying at top corner, a good working copy. Hampshire County Library stamps to title-page verso, library card pocket to front paste-down and security sticker to rear paste-down. In an old hand, faintly, to front paste-down, 'an incorrect book. EH.' Title transliterated from the Greek. Dibdin enumerates three Oxford productions of Hutchinson's edition, the first of 1735, the second of 1745 and this, the third of 1772. He quotes Harwood's judgement of the second edition as 'a very rare book' and this third as 'an incorrect one'. ESTC T138412; Dibdin II (4th edn), 572-3. Ref: 50360
(Xenophon; Hervet, Gentian, trans.; Vansittart, Robert Gilbert, ed.; Fitzherbert, Anthony:) Certain Ancient Tracts Concerning the Management of Landed Property, Reprinted. London: printed for C. Bathurst [...] and J. Newbery, 1767. 8vo., pp.[vi], 82, viii, 120, viii, 100. Some sporadic foxing, including title-page. Contemporary dark brown calf recently rebacked with raised bands and gilt title to spine, hinges repaired. Rubbed, scrape to lower board, corners worn but very good overall. Armorial bookplate of Adam Wooley with the motto 'Honeste Audax' to front paste-down. Daniel and Samuel Lyson's Topographical and Historical Account of Derbyshire (1817) reproduces this coat of arms and thanks Adam Wooley (of the Allen-hill, Matlock branch of the Wolley family) 'to whom we have been indebted for so much valuable assistance'. To the ffep, the inscription of Edwin Eddison of Adel dated 25 Mar. 1861. Eddison was a solicitor and town clerk for Leeds, but also owned a farm in Adel, West Yorkshire. Robert Vansittart's edition of Hervet's translation of Xenophon's 'Treatise of Householde', together with 'The Boke of Husbandry' and 'Surveyinge' by Sir Anthony Fitzherbert. ESTC T138847 Ref: 51820
Zornius, Petrus: Historia Eucharistiae Infantium, ex antiquitatibus ecclesiarum tum occidentalium tum orientalium secundum decem saeculorum seriem et multiplicem varietatem illustrata. Berolini [Berlin], apud Joannem Petrum Schmid 1736. First edition. 8vo., pp. XXXI [v] 619 [xvii] + engraved plate at front (marked to be bound next to p. 316). Engraved vignette to title-page. Light spotting and browning, bound in contemporary vellum boards, edges speckled in red and blue. Title neatly inked on spine (rubbed away), spine label neatly removed. Bookplate (19th-cent.?) of Bristol Education Society Museum, neat shelfmarks in red ink, possibly of the same institution, onfrontpastedown, f.f.e.p. reco, and title. Inscription on title-page: "Jo. Died. Winedeleri. Lipsiae. 1736". Verso of title-page with the same owner's neat bibliographical notes. The history of the custom of infants taking Holy Communion. Peter Zorn (1682-1746) was a teacher of biblical history, eloquence, and Greek. Ref: 21260show full image..