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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
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The traveller, the deserted village, and Other Poems. Printed for John Sharpe...by C. Whttingham. 1819.
166pp. With an additional engraved title-page and five engraved plates by Richard Westall. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Rubbed, some splitting to joints. Inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscription of F. G. Spencer to head of additional engraved title-page, plates foxed.
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
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, 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