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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
GRAHAM, Thomas. On the influence of the air in determining the crystallization of saline solutions. From the transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Printed by P. Neill. 1828. First offprint edition.
[2], 5pp, [1]. Stitched as issued. Occasional light browning, some slight chipping to leaf margins, ink stamps to title and final blank page of the Plinian Society Edinburgh, a University institution for students with an interest in natural history, of which Charles Darwin was once a member.
Price
£ 75.00
GRAHAM, Thomas. XVII. On the Molecular Mobility of Gases [From the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London, June 1863]. Dulau & Co.. 1863. First offprint edition.
385-405pp, [1]. With engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's tan paper wraps, title in pencil to upper cover. Some soiling to extremities, slight loss and chipping to wrap edges. Occasional spots of dust-soiling.
Price
£ 75.00
GRAHAM, Thomas. XXXVIII. Supplementary Observations on the Diffusion of Liquids [From the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London, June 1850]. [s.n.]. [1850]. First offprint edition.
805-836pp. Disbound. Light browning in places, occasional marginal chipping.
Price
£ 75.00
GRAHAME, James. British Georgics. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. For John Ballantyne and Co.. 1809. First Edition.
[4], viii, 342pp [i.e. 346pp]. With half-title. Uncut in contemporary marbled boards. Recently rebacked in plain paper, later lettering-piece, new endpapers.
Price
£ 125.00
GRAILE, John. Sacra privata In duas Partes distributa: quaram una Tractatum continet de Religiosa Solitudine, Privatis Precibus aliisque Officiis piis, cum Doctrinae Studio conjungendis. Altera Varias id genus Preces, Literatorum (in primis Juniorum) Pietati augendae destinatas. Typis J.L. Impensis autem Gualteri Kettilby. 1699. First edition.
[16], 141, [7], 183pp, [3]. Without terminal blank leaf. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rebacked in later calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with loss to extremities. Some loss and perforation to FFEP, small paper flaws to E3 and G4 with slight loss of text. Ink inscriptions of Hugo Pigot to FEP (dated 1710) and title, with latin motto inscribed to FFEP.
Price
£ 200.00
GRANT, Charles. A Poem on the Restoration of Learning in the East; Which Obtained Mr. Buchanan's Prize.. Printed by R. Watts, at the University Press; and sold by Deighton.... 1805. First Edition.
[6], 29pp, [1]. With half-title. Disbound, with several blank leaves at end. Some damp-staining to final five leaves.
Price
£ 75.00
GRANT, Mrs. Poems on various subjects. Printed for the Author by J. Moir. 1803. First edition.
447pp. With a list of subscribers. Uncut in recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
GREEN, Charles Frederick. Shakspeare's crab tree, with its legend, and a descriptive account, showing its relation to the poet's traditional history... Thomas Hailes Lacy. [1862]. Second edition.
[2], ii, [1], 6-50pp. Complete despite erratic pagination. With an engraved portrait frontispiece nine lithographic plates, and a map. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Extremities rubbed and sunned, some marking. Frontispiece detached, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
GREEN, [John]. Green's Second Book. Darton and Clark. [1845]. First edition.
x, [2], 108pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved title-page, and numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities sunned, with some marking. Lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
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.
Price
£ 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.
Price
£ 325.00