All Books

GAY, [John]. Fables. Printed for J. Tonson and J. Watts. 1733. Fourth edition.
[14], 194pp. With numerous engraved vignettes. ESTC T13821. [Uniformly bound with:] GAY, [John]. Fables...volume the second. London. Printed for J. and P. Knapton, 1742. [8], 155pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a further 16 plates. ESTC T13829. 8vo. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaves, light spotted/offsetting.
Price
£ 200.00
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, R[ichard] H[enry]. Three years of naval warfare. William Heinemann. [1918]. First edition.
xii, 326pp, [2]. With a half-title and a portrait frontispiece of Admiral John Jellicoe. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, corners a trifle bumped. Marking to REP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
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
GLENNIE, Anna Maria. Arthur granville; or, the gifts of god. Addressed to children. Printed for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1848.
68pp. With a woodcut frontispiece and seven woodcut illustrations in the text. Stitched within original publisher's tan printed paper wraps, woodcut illustration to lower wrap. A trifle dust-soiled, loss to head and foot of spine with some tearing. Light damp-staining to foot of upper wrap and bottom margins of all leaves.
Price
£ 150.00
GOETHE, [Johann Wolfgang von]. EASTLAKE, Charles Lock. Goethe's theory of colours; translated from the german: with notes by charles lock eastlake, R.A., F.R.S.. John Murray. 1840. First English edition.
xlviii, 423pp, [1]. With hand-coloured frontispiece and three further plates, two of which also hand-coloured. Original publisher's blindstamped brown cloth, gilt. Slightly rubbed, short splits at head and foot of spine, bumping to corners. Internally clean and crisp, with just occasional spotting. Early ink inscription (?Meryl Nin) to FEP, twentieth-century ink inscription of 'Talbot M. Rogers 1933' to FFEP.
Price
£ 1,500.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The deserted village, a poem. Printed for W. Griffin. 1772. Seventh edition.
vii, [1], 23pp. With half-title and an engraved title vignette. Stitched as issued. ink annotation to head of half-title giving author's name. Occasional spots of foxing, some marginal loss to final leaf.
Price
£ 100.00
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The miscellaneous works of Dr. Goldsmith. Containing all his essays and poems. Printed for W. Osborne, and T. Griffin. 1780.
[2], vi, 225pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-on, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, slight splitting to upper joint. Bookplate of 'J. Griffiths' to FEP alongside remnant of earlier bookplate, near contemporary ownership inscription to head of first leaf of text.
Price
£ 50.00