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[GOETHE], ARNIM, Bettina von. Goethe et Bettina correspondance inedite de Goethe et de Mme Bettina d'Arnim. Traduit de l'allemand par Seb. Albin. Au Comptoir des Imprimeurs Unis. 1843. First French editon.
Two volumes bound as one. [2], xvi, 348, [4], 364pp. Recent navy morocco backed mottled boards. Minor wear to extremities. Marbled endpapers, title-page laid-down due to tearing, loss to bottom corner of p.195-6, second half-title with repaired tear, some minor browning thought overall clean.
Price
£ 100.00
[GOLDSMITH, Oliver]. The vicar of wakefield: a tale. Supposed to be written by himself. Printed for J. Davies, T. Smith, N. Taylor, and W. Thomson. 1789.
Two volumes bound as one. 134, [2], 124pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Recent endpapers, later ink ownership inscription to front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting, slight marginal chipping.
Price
£ 200.00
[GOLDSMITH]. Goldsmith. An almanack for the Year of our Lord God, M.DCC.LXXX.III. Being the Third after Bissextile of leap-year. Wherein are contain'd, Necessary Rules, and Useful Tables; With a new Chronology of remarkable Events; also, The proper Days and Hours for transfering Stocks and receiving Dividends; and a List of Holidays kept at the public Offices, &c.. Printed for the Company of Stationers. 1783. First edition.
48pp. Title and gathering A in red and black. Contemporary marbled paper wraps, date in manuscript, A.E.G. Extremities somewhat worn with slight loss to foot of spine. Wraps affixed to blank endpapers by tape at hinges, tape repair to tear at B10, touching text but with no loss of sense, occasional contemporary ink annotations to interleaved blanks throughout.
Price
£ 175.00
[GOOCH, Richard]. Oxford and cambridge nuts to crack: or, quips, quirks, anecdotes, and facetiae of Oxford and Cambridge Scholars. A. H. Baily and Co.. 1835. Second edition.
xii, 270pp. With half-title and six engraved plates. Original publisher's green cloth, tooled in gilt and blind. Binding cocked and a trifle rubbed, some marking to boards, corners bumped. Foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
[GORE, Miss]. [MARCAILHOU, G.]. [Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]. Cowell's Anastatic Press. [c.1860]. First edition.
[8]ff. Drophead title. With eight lithographic plates (one of which photographically lithographed?), each with detailing added in pen and ink, some with additional wash, as issued. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and lightly marked, with tears to spine, some loss at head. Occasional spotting to text and plates. Ink inscription, dated 1889, of 'J.E.P. Fitzgerald', noting that 'This Book belonged to Lady Jane Bourchier' alongside an attribution of authorship, to verso of FFEP.
Price
£ 850.00
[GREEK LANGUAGE]. De graecarum syllabarum Apud Latinos Dimensione libellus Pro Graecae Linguae Imperitis. Apud Dominicum Lovisam. 1719.
51pp. Early nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, ink ownership inscription: 'J. Mitford / 1813' to recto of FFEP, short marginal tear to B1, early ink notation to blank verso of terminal leaf, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
[GREEN FAMILY]. A season in bath: or, Letters from the Green Family, to their friends in the country. First series. David Bogue. 1855. First edition.
viii, 75pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's green printed paper wrappers. Lightly rubbed and marked, some surface loss to spine, splitting to joints. Bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'The Bath Literary Club / from the author / 1886'.
Price
£ 75.00
[GREENE, Graham], MARTIN, Paul.. Victorian Snapshots. Country Life Limited. 1939. First edition.
xv, [1], 52pp. With half-title, a facsimile monochrome photographic frontispiece, and a further 147 facsimile monochrome photographs throughout. Original publisher's purple cloth boards, lettered in white. Without dustwrapper, extremities sunned and a trifle rubbed. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed in pencil to recto of blank fly-leaf by Graham Greene (though sadly unsigned); 'For my very dearest Love / Christmas 1939', with the book label of Vivien Greene to front pastedown.
Price
£ 200.00
[GRUBB, Sarah]. Some Account of the Life and Religious Labours of Sarah Grubb with an Appendix Containing an Account of Ackworth School, Observations on Christian Discipline, and Extracts from Many of Her Letters. Printed for R. Jackson. 1792. First Edition.
iv, [2], 435pp, [1]. Contemporary tan sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, cracking to joints, loss to head of spine. Headband split. Nineteenth-century auction lot number pasted to spine. Inscriptions of several members of the Fryer family to endpapers, earlier bookplate removed. Printing flaw to Q2.
Price
£ 100.00
[GUICHARD, Eleonore]. Memoires De Cecile, Ecrits par elle-meme, Revues par Monsieur De La Place. Tome premier [-second]. Et Se Vend a Francfort En Foire, Chez J. F. Bassompierre & J. Vanden Berghen. 1756.
Two volumes bound as one. xii, 236. 289pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait plate of the eponymous Cecile. Contemporary pink-melange backed marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed to extremities. Loss to FEP and occasionally to margins. Small paper flaw to Q4, affecting text but without any loss, stain to C1-2 slightly obscuring text.
Price
£ 150.00
[HALL, Peter]. Tekmeria metrika. Symptoms of rhyme, original and translated. Printed by Thomas Davison. 1824. First edition.
[4], 69pp, [1]. First two words of title transliterated from the Greek. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled brown morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards, a trifle marked and sunned. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of blank flyleaf; 'W. G. Meredith Esqre. / with the author's best regards'.
Price
£ 250.00
[HARCOURT, Paule de Saint-Aulaire, marquise d']. The duchess of orleans. (helen of mecklenburg-schwerin.) A memoir. W. Jeffs. 1859. First edition in English.
xlii, 192pp, [1], vi. With half-title, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's light blue blind-stamped buckram. Extremities soiled, a trifle rubbed. Contemporary ink ownership inscription to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
[HARDINGE, George]. The Editor, The Booksellers, and The Critic, An Eclogue. From No. XII of a Collection of Papers, Literary and Political, Entitled Chalmeriana.. [s.n.]. 1800.
27pp, [1]. Later paper wrappers, typed title label to upper wrap. Presentation copy, inscribed 'For J. Annesley Esq From the author' to head of title.
Price
£ 250.00
[HARDINGE, George]. The Filial Tribute. Printed By William Bulmer and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
[2], ii, 47pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards. Rubbed, with some loss to spine, extremities. Contemporary ink inscription of J.R. Flowers to FFEP, ink-stamp of the same to head of title.
Price
£ 300.00
[HARPER, William]. Treatise of infallibility, shewing That the Church of Rome's Claim to that high Privilege is without Foundation in Scripture, Antiquity, or Reason. In answer to A Paper on that Subject sent by a Popish Missionary. With some Animadversions on a Book, entituled, The Shortest Way to end Disputes about Religion, and upon that Author's Way of reasoning. Printed for W. Gordon. 1752. First edition.
[2], xviii, 300pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed with surface loss to boards, loss to head of spine, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00