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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
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The vicar of wakefield. Printed for J. Bumpus. 1816.
[5], viii, 248pp. Contemporary black morocco-backed blind-stamped green cloth boards, spine richly gilt, marbled edges. Slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, tear to leaf F4 - touching text of p.71, without loss of sense - paper repair to verso, not touching text, foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
GOLDSWORTHY, E. F.. Recollections of Taunton by an old tauntonian. Barnicott and Son. 1883. Second edition.
[4], 62pp, [1]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt. Slight soiling and minor rubbing to extremities. Text-block working loose of binding, browning to endpapers, sporadic spots of light foxing, contemporary monochrome portrait photograph to recto of FFEP with the ink inscription (with correction); 'To Henry Davis from [photo] with compliments Jan 19th 1884.'
Price
£ 50.00
GOODMAN, Walter. The Keeleys on the stage and at home. Richard Bentley and Son. 1895. First edition.
xiv, 357pp, [1]. With two portrait engravings from photographs, one as frontispiece and one plate, depicting Mary Anne Keeley and Fanny Stirling respectively, and a further 16 plates of black and white illustrations. Original publisher's green cloth with gilt device and lettering, decorated endpapers. Lightly rubbed, slight loss to foot of spine with spots of soiling in places. Bookplate of R.G.E. Sandback to FEP. Occasional ink annotation to margins. With three ALSs affixed to recto of FFEP addressed to Punch editor F. C. Burnand (1836-1917) from Mary Anne Keeley (1805-1899).
Price
£ 200.00
GORANI, Joseph. Memoires secrets et critiques des cours, des gouvernements, et dens moeurs des principaux etats de l'Italie. Chez Buisson et al.. 1793. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], viii, 495, [1]; [4], 478; [4], 480pp. With half-titles. Recent brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplate, ink shelf marks, and paper slips of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to blank fly-leaves, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
GORDON, General [Charles George]. General gordon's private diary of his exploits in china; amplified by samuel mossman. Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1885. First edition.
xv, [1], 302, 32pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, an engraved plate, and a folding map. Unopened in Original publisher's powder-blue cloth, lettered in black and gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Occasional spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
GORDON, John. Poems. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co...sold by John Buchanan.... 1807.
vii, [1], 114pp. With half-title. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Worn, with loss to extremities and cracking to joints.
Price
£ 150.00
GORDON, Pryse L[ockhart]. Belgium and holland; with a sketch of the revolution in the year 1830. Smith, Elder, & Co,. 1834. First edition.
In two volumes. xii, 271, [1]; iv, 275pp. With a lithographic frontispiece to each volume, and a further four lithographic plates. In original publisher's decorated green cloth boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Extremities a trifle marked and bumped, slight chipping to lettering-pieces. Contemporary armorial bookplates of 'Baron Northwick' to both FEPs, Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to FFEP of Vol. I; 'To the Right Honorable / Lord Northwick / from the author / 1st January 1840 / Cheltenham. / Con / "Gratitudine Amicitzia [sic] / ed Recordanza." / Pryse L. Gordon'.
Price
£ 325.00
GORE, Montague. Reflections on the present crisis. Saunders and Otley. 1839. First edition.
[4], 47pp, [1]. With half-title. Stitched, as issued. Light dust-soiling to half-title, occasional spots of foxing, a trifle creased. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of half-title; 'with the author's compts.'
Price
£ 75.00
GORE, Mrs. [Catherine Grace Frances]. The Rose Fancier's Manual. Henry Colburn, Publisher. [1838]. First edition.
xx, 434pp, [2]. ads. With an additional engraved hand-coloured title. Original publisher;s tan cloth with gilt title. A near fine, largely unopened copy. Very slight wear to head of spine. Upper joint cracked though remaining sound.
Price
£ 150.00
GOUGH, John. A history of the people called quakers. From their first Rise to the present Time. Compiled from Authentic Records, and from the Writings of that People. Printed for Robert Jackson. 1789. First edition.
In four volumes. x, [1], 293, 298-546, [10]; [2], 557, [11]; 536, [10]; 573pp, [7]. Vol. IV dated 1790. Complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, spots of marking, sympathetic surface repair to upper board of Vol. IV. Book-labels of Norfolk Quaker Henry Birkbeck, Jun. to all FEPs, ink ownership inscriptions of Joseph Gurney to head of all title-pages, small marginal hole to leaf Mm1, Vol. I, slight loss to lower corner of leaves O4, Vol. II, B1 and Cc3, Vol. III, and Aa4 of Vol. IV, margin of Cc8, Vol. III trimmed - without loss of sense, foxed throughout, occasional marking.
Price
£ 350.00
GOULBOURN, Edward. The Blueviad. A Satyrical Poem. Printed for J. Maynard...by Barker and Son. 1805. First Edition.
119pp, [1]. Folding engraved frontispiece. Uncut in later roan backed paper boards. Rubbed to extremities, some marking and bumping to boards. Bookplate of Anne and F.G. Renier to FEP, contemporary ink inscription to head of title. A handful of annotations to final leaf, an index of the characters, identifying the true identities of fictional counterparts.
Price
£ 125.00
GOUTER, [George]. The last act in the miraculous story of His Majesty King Charles the Second's escape out of the reach of his tyrannical enemies. J. Russell Smith. 1873. Second edition.
16pp. Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle marked, remnant of adhesive label to upper cover, chipping to wrapper edges with loss to spine. Browning to title and terminal leaf, lightly foxed throughout.
Price
£ 75.00
GRAHAM, Thomas. On phosphuretted hydrogen. From the transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Vol. XIII. Printed by Neill & Company. 1835. First offprint edition.
[2], 19pp, [1]. Original publisher's tan paper wraps. Slight soiling to wraps with some loss and tearing to edges. Text block separated from binding, occasional light dust-soiling. From the library of distinguished British chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society, Franz Sondheimer (1926-1981), with his bookplate to verso of upper cover.
Price
£ 100.00