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GREGORY XIV. Constitutio Smi. D. N. D. Gregorii divina providentia papae xiiii. Super Immunitate Ecclesiarum. Apud Paulum Bladum Impressorem Cameralem. 1591.
[2]ff. With large woodcut vignette to title. Disbound. With both vertical and horizontal creasing. Minute hole to the second leaf, without loss of sense. Extensive ink underlining and a single (shaved) ink annotation.
Price
£ 200.00
GREVILLE, Robert Kaye. Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near edinburgh, arranged according to the linnean system. With a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class cryptogamia... Printed for William Blackwood. 1824. First edition.
lxxxi, [1], 478pp. With four engraved plates. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed. Browning to title, occasional marginal ink annotations, ink notation to RFEP.
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£ 100.00
GRIMAUD, [Jean Charles Marguerite Guillaume de]. Memoire Sur La Nutrition [-Second Memoire Sur La Nutrition. Supplement Au Memoire Francois Sur La Nutrition]. Chez Jean Martel Aine, Imprimeur Ordinaire... 1787-9. 1787. First Edition.
Two volumes. xii, 211, [5]. viii, 155, [1], 118pp, [2]. Uniformly bound in contemporary speckled calf backed boards, spines richly gilt, with contrasting morocco lettering-pieces. A fine set, but for a handful of minute wormholes, with volumes numbers incorrectly transposed. Internally imacculate, but for very occasional marginal paper flaws.
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£ 325.00
GROSCLAUDE. Les gaietes de l'annee (deuxieme annee). Librairie Moderne. 1887.
[4], 310pp, [2]. With numerous illustrations in the text by Caran d'Ache. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, original publisher's illustrated paper wraps bound-in. Minor wear to extremities, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, occasional spots of foxing.
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£ 50.00
GROTIUS, Hugo. Hugo Grotius, his discourses, I. Of God, and his providence. II. Of Christ, his miracles and doctrine. With annotations, and the authors life. An appendix containing his judgement in sundry points controverted. Printed by A. Miller for William Lee. 1652. Second edition corrected.
[22], 96, 73-118pp. Without terminal blank. Text complete despite erratic pagination. 'Appendix. Hugo Grotius his judgement in sundry points controverted' has a separated title dated 1653. [Bound with;] GROTIUS, Hugo. The mourner comforted. An epistle consolatory; written by Hugo Grotius to Monsieur du Maurier the French embassadour at the Hague. Translated on a sad occasion, by C[lement] B[arksdale] London. Printed by A. M[iller] for Edward Lee, 1652. First English edition. [4], 31pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece bound before first work. 12mo. Recent calf-backed decorated paper boards, lettered in gilt. Very minor rubbing to extremities. Shaving to foot of frontispiece with loss of artist's attribution [Thos. Cross sculpsit.], with ink ownership inscription to verso 'Tho: Nicoll / 1657', slight marginal repair to bottom corner of B12, occasional very small ink spots to margins, minor ink deletion to imprint of second work, ink ownership inscription to RFEP 'John Henishall / Cheshire 1788', from the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with private ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51.
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£ 350.00
GUICCIARDINI, Lodovico. [PINKERTON, John?]. Guicciardini's account of the ancient flemish school of painting. Translated from his description of the netherlands, published in italian at antwerp, 1567. With a preface, by the translator. Printed for I. Herbert. 1795. Second English edition.
xv, [1], 36pp. With half-title. Uncut in original paper-backed marbled paper wrappers, with evidence of being disbound from a larger volume, with some loss and stitching to spine. Some browning and spotting internally.
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£ 350.00
GUILLEMARD, F[rancis] H[enry] H[ill]. The life of ferdinand magellan and the first circumnavigation of the globe. 1480-1521. George Philip & Son. 1890.
viii, [4], 353pp, [1]. With half-title, a monochrome portrait frontispiece, eight monochrome plates, 11 coloured maps, and numerous line illustrations in the text. Contemporary prize-binding of gilt-tooled navy calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbing and surface loss to spine, a trifle sunned. Marbled endpapers, prize bookplate of 'St. Paul's Preparatory School' to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
GURNEY, Hudson. Cupid and Psyche: A Mythological Tale, from the Golden Ass of Apuleius. Printed for J. Wright....by W. Bulmer and Co.. 1801. Third Edition.
59pp, [1]. With half title, stipple-engraved frontispiece and one further plate. Uncut in recent paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. A little staining to head, including title and both plates, at start.
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£ 75.00
GURNEY, Joseph John. Hints on the portable evidence of Christianity. John & Arthur Arch et al.. 1832. Second edition.
[3], vi-viii, [1], iv, 183pp, [1]. Contents leaf misbound. Original publisher's cloth, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece to upper board. A trifle rubbed, spots of marking. Foxed, slight loss to RFEP. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'Henry Birkbeck with / the author's kind regards / 6th month 9th / 1834'.
Price
£ 250.00
GURNEY, Joseph John. Sabbatical verses. Published by J. and A. Arch. 1837. First edition.
[6], 58pp, [2]. Partially unopened in original publisher's navy cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, slight loss to lettering-piece. Foxed throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title-page; 'Henry Birkbeck Jun. / with J. J. Guerney's dear love / Grove/8 1837'.
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£ 250.00
GURNEY, Priscilla. Memoir of the life and religious experience of Priscilla Hannah Gurney. [J. Chilcott]. 1841. Second edition.
xxiii, [1], 156pp. With half-title. Original publisher's blind-tooled brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine and board edges heavily sunned, spots of marking, bumped. Lightly foxed, ink spots and ownership inscription to half-title; 'P. N. & R. Edwards / (?) Court / 1855'. Association copy, inscribed in ink the head of half-title; 'John Shipley / from his affect. friend, / J. J. Gurney'.
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£ 250.00
GUTHRY, Henry. Memoirs of Henry Guthry, late Bishop of Dunkel [sic], in Scotland: wherein the conspiracies and rebellion against King Charles I. of blessed memory, to the time of the murther of that monarch, are briefly and faithfully related. Printed for W. B. and sold by J. Nutt. 1702. First edition.
[14], 144, 129-255pp, [1]. With half-title. Complete despite erratic pagination. Handsomely bound in contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed to spine, with slight loss to head and foot and some splitting to joints, slightest of marking to boards. Recent bookplates of Rhiwlas library and Christopher Rowe to FEP and recto of FFEP respectively, earlier ink ownership inscription of 'J. Gaughan' to same, occasional neat pencil annotations to margins, rear paste-down sprung.
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£ 150.00
GUY, Joseph. Guy's new exercises in English syntax: intended to succeed those usually found in English grammars; and to furnish the senior scholars in ladies and gentlemen's schools... Printed for Baldwin and Cradock. 1837. Second edition.
vi, [2], 142pp, [6]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary navy morocco, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Some loss to top corner of FFEP, with near contemporary ink ownership inscription to recto, occasional ink annotations to text.
Price
£ 75.00
HACKETT, Mr.. Poems, Elegiac and Miscellaneous.. Printed for J. Carpenter. 1804. First Edition.
xvi, 184pp. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt. A.E.G. Slightly rubbed to spine and extremities, some staining to leather. Bookplate of Ernest Hamilton Sharp to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Philip Palmer Esq. fro his friend, the Author' to head of title.
Price
£ 200.00
HALACSY, E[ugen] de. Conspectus florae Graecae. Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann. 1901. First edition.
In three volumes. [4], 825, [1]; [2], 612; [2], xxv, [1], 519pp, [1]. Contemporary brown half-cloth, marbled boards. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Upper hinge of Vol. I exposed, recent bookplates to endpapers of 'Norman Douglas Simpson' and 'W. T. Stearn', recent manuscript annotations to rear endpapers. [Together with:] HALACSY, E[ugen] de. Supplementum conspectus florae Graecae. Lipsiae [i.e. Leipzig]. Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann, 1908. [4], 132pp. Largely unopened in original publisher's tan printed paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle worn, lightly foxed, ink stamp to front cover. [And:] HALACSY, E[ugen] de. Supplementum secundum conspectus florae Graecae. Budapestini [i.e. Budapest]. Typis Societatis Pallas, 1912. 105pp, [1]. Original publisher's blue printed paper wrappers. Lightly sunned and foxed, slightly creased.
Price
£ 450.00