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FRY, Elizabeth. Memoir of the life of elizabeth fry, with extracts from her journal and letters. Charles Gilpin. 1847. First edition.
In two volumes. xii, 495, [5]; viii, 524pp, [6]. With half-titles, and an engraved portrait frontispiece and two terminal advertisement leaves to each volume. Original publisher's light blue blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities marked, some scoring to boards, light rubbing, spines sunned, corners bumped. Hinges exposed, slight loss and tearing to both FFEPs, with ink inscription to FFEP of Vol. I; 'Mary Anne Hammond / 1849', foxing to frontispieces, occasional dust-soiling.
Price
£ 125.00
FULLOM, S. W.. The life of general sir howard douglas...from his notes, conversations, and correspondence. John Murray. 1863. First edition.
ix, [1], 431pp, [1], 32pp publisher's catalogue. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-tooled blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight wear and to odd spot of soiling, spine sunned. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing. From the Raglan family library of Cefntilla Court, with the recent armorial bookplate of the estate, and the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to FEP. Presentation copy, with A.L.S. tipped-in to verso of frontispiece, in which the author thanks Lord Raglan for his receiption of the book.
Price
£ 250.00
GAIGNY, Jean de. Brevissima et facillima in omnes pauli epistolas scholia, ultra piores editiones, ex antiquissimis Graecorum authoribus, abunde locupletata. Apud Sebastianum Niuellium, sub Ciconiis, via Jacobaea. 1563.
[8], 303 leaves. Contemporary limp vellum, title in manuscript to spine, housed in recent red cloth clamshell box. Extremities discoloured, a trifle marked and rubbed. Pastedowns sprung, contemporary manuscript contents to front blank fly-leaf, paper repair to upper corner of title-page - with lost characters replaced in manuscript, small worm-trails to gutter margins of first five gatherings, very occasional ink underlining.
Price
£ 375.00
GARDINER, A[lfred] G[eorge]. Life of george cadbury. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1923. First edition.
ix, [5], 324pp. With half-title, a photographic portrait frontispiece, and nine photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed dustwrapper. Slight rubbing to extremities, dustwrapper a trifle damp-stained and chipped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
GASSENDI, Pierre. Institutio logica, et philosophiae epicuri syntagma. Officina Rogeri Danielis. 1660. First London edition.
[12], 100pp. [Bound with:] GASSENDI, Pierre. Philosophiae epicuri syntagma, Continens Canonicam, Physicam, & Ethicam. Londini, [i.e. London]. Ex officina Rogeri Danielis, 1660. [16], 256pp. With blank A1. 12mo. A handsome and well preserved copy in contemporary blind-ruled calf, the lightest of rubbing to extremities, slight mark to upper board. Printer's waste from a theological work (running title 'Loci communes') used as paste downs, since sprung, revealing the early ink inscription of 'Hugo Nanncy' and 'U3' shelf mark to verso of upper board.
Price
£ 750.00
GASSENDI, Pierre. Institutio logica, et philosophiae epicuri syntagma. Ex Officina Johannis Redmayne. 1668. Second London edition.
[12], 118, [14], 288pp. 'Philosophiae epicuri syntagma, Continens Canonicam, Physicam, & Ethicam' has a separated dated title, pagination, and register. A handsome and well preserved copy in contemporary blind-stamped speckled calf, the lightest of rubbing to extremities, some surface loss to upper board. Marking to title-page of first work, tear to text of A9, without loss of sense, horizontal tear through D4 of second work, again without loss of sense, small competent paper repair to bottom margin of L7, very small hole to L10, touching text without loss of sense.
Price
£ 450.00
GEE, Joshua. Considerations sur le commerce et la navigation de la Grande-Bretagne. Chez Antoine Philibert. 1750. Fourth French edition.
24pp, 215pp, [1]. Uncut. Original publisher's cream limp paper boards, title in manuscript to spine. Rubbed with remnants of paper library shelf labels. Light browning in places.
Price
£ 250.00
GIBBS, Frederick Waymouth. Recognition: a chapter from the history of the North American & South American States. Printed by W. M'Dowall. 1863. Second edition.
[2], 46pp. [Bound after:] The foreign enlistment act, London, William Ridgway, 1863. 74pp. [And with:] Once a clergyman, always a clergyman. A letter to the Lord Bishop of London. London, William Ridgway, 1865. 78pp. [And:] Extradition treaties. London, William Ridgway, 1868. 69pp 8vo. Handsomely bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities somewhat rubbed to joints and corners. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate to FEP of Henry A. Bright with the motto Post Tenebras Lucem. All four works are presentation copies, inscribed to Bright at the head of each title.
Price
£ 250.00
GIBSON, F.. The Poetical Remains, with other Detached Pieces of the Late F. Gibson, Esq. F.A.S. Collector of the Customs at Whitby. Printed and sold by R. Rodgers. Sold also by C. Law...London. 1807. First Edition.
[2], xiv, 134pp. With half-title. Modern marbled wraps. Occasional marking, tear without loss to I2.
Price
£ 200.00
GIBSON, T. A. GIBSON, G. M.. Etymological geography; being a classified list of Terms & Epithets of most frequent Occurrence, entering, as postfixes of prefixes, into the composition of geographical names... Adam and Charles Black, and Fraser and Crawford. 1840. Second edition.
xii, 163, [3], 2pp. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's navy roan, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, splitting to upper joint. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
GIFFORD, William. The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Translated into English Verse. With notes and illustrations. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co...For G. and W. Nicol. 1802. First Edition.
[4], lxvii, [1], 486pp, With engraved portrait frontispiece and terminal errata slip. Victorian half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Neatly rebacked, with original spine laid down, rubbed to spine and extremities. Some offsetting to title from frontispiece.
Price
£ 125.00
GILES, James. English parsing; comprising the rules of syntax, exemplified by appropriate lessons under each rule. With an index, containing all the parts of speech in the different lessons unparsed. For the use of schools, private teachers, and elder students. Thomas Allman and Son. 1854. New edition.
viii, [1], 10-120pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine rubbed, some discolouration. Contemporary ink inscription to head of title-page, slight tear to C8 - just clipping text, small hole to text of C10 - with slight loss of sense.
Price
£ 50.00
GILPIN, William. An essay on prints. Printed for R. Blamire. 1792. Fourth edition.
xiii, [3], 174pp, [2], xi, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, without lettering-piece. Rubbed, upper joint split. Marbled endpapers, evidence of removal of bookplate to FEP, bookplate to FFEP of 'John Harris', lightly foxed in parts.
Price
£ 100.00
GILPIN, William. Two essays: one, on the author's mode of executing rough sketches; the other, on the principles on which they are composed. To these are added three plates of figures, by sawrey gilpin, esq. R. A.. Printed for and Sold by T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1804. First edition.
43pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece on salmon paper, and three engraved plates. Uncut in original publisher's plain blue paper wrappers. Chipping, creasing, and light marking to wrappers, loss to spine. Recent bookplate of John Harris to FFEP, offsetting to title-page, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 200.00
GLENIE, James. The history of gunnery, With a New Method of deriving the Theory of Projectiles in Vacuo, from the properties of the Square and Rhombus. Printed for J. Balfour; and T. Cadell, and J. Nourse. 1776. First edition.
viii, 163pp, [1]. With two engraved folding plates. Contemporary sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, some short cracks to joints. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP.
Price
£ 1,500.00