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GARNETT, Richard. Poems. London. Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 350 copies printed for England. xii, 172, [4], 15pp, [1]. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Printed limitation statement tipped-in to FFEP. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's tan buckram, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate of Amber Reeves to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21709
GARNETT, Richard. The twilight of the gods and other tales. London. T. Fisher Unwin, 1888. First edition. 8vo. 346, 6, 24pp. A remainder copy with two terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues, the latter dated 1891. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, hinges exposed, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22155
GAY, [John]. Achilles. An opera. As it is Perform'd at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden... London. Printed for J. Watts, 1733. First edition. 8vo. [6], 68pp, [4]. Without half-title. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in later blind-tooled straight-grain red morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Joints and corners rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate to FEP, title page a trifle dust-soiled, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19206
[GILPIN, John]. [COWPER, William - Adaptations]. The life of John Gilpin, taken From divers Manuscripts in the Possession of the Family, and now published, for the first Time, by their Permission, for the Gratification of the Public Curiousity, respecting so extraordinary a Character... Dublin. Printed for Messrs. Burnet, White, Burton, H. Whitestone, Byrne, Cash, M'Donnel, and Marchbank, 1785. First Dublin edition. 12mo. viii, 144pp. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, later sympathetic repairs to upper joint, short split to foot of lower joint. Inscriptions of George Gore, along with other pen-trials, to blank fly-leaves and dedication leaf, some marginal worming at end. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 17573
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The vicar of wakefield. London. Printed for J. Bumpus, 1816. 8vo. [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. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16626
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical Works of oliver goldsmith, m. b. With an account of the life and writings of the author. London. Published by Suttaby, Fox, and Suttaby, 1826. 12mo. xii, [1], 14-72pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary brick-red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light offsetting to title page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20495
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The poems of oliver goldsmith. London. Printed for John Sharpe, 1822. 12mo. 154pp. With an engraved title page and five engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, near contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional light spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20494
GOLDSMITH, [Oliver]. The vicar of wakefield. London. Printed by Sammells and Ritchie, 1792. 8vo. [4], 214pp. With six engraved plates after designs by Thomas Stothard. Contemporary gilt-ruled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription of Elizabeth Walker to recto of front blank fly-leaf, occasional spotting, plates foxed. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21762
[GORE, Miss]. [MARCAILHOU, G.]. [Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]. Ipswich. Cowell's Anastatic Press, [c.1860]. First edition. Oblong folio. [8]ff. Drophead title. With eight lithographic plates (one of which photographically lithographed?), each with detailing added in pen and ink, some with additional wash, as issued. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and lightly marked, with tears to spine, some loss at head. Occasional spotting to text and plates. Ink inscription, dated 1889, of 'J.E.P. Fitzgerald', noting that 'This Book ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 15333
GRANT, Joan. Winged pharaoh. London. Arthur Baker Ltd., 1937. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 382pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Hinges exposed, endpapers browned. Ink-stamp of the Officers Mess Library R.A.F. Catfoss to title page alongside pasted down manuscript receipt recording the sale of the book to Reginald Sims, with inked ownership inscription of Sims to recto of FFEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21234
GRANT, Mrs. Poems on various subjects. Edinburgh. Printed for the Author by J. Moir, 1803. First edition. 8vo. 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. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11594
[GREEN, Charles Edward]. Lives in a lowland parish. Edinburgh and Glasgow. John Menzies & Co., 1906. First edition. 8vo. 118pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green morocco-backed green cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Light rubbed, spine slightly sunned. Small spot of soiling to verso of half-title, lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to blank fly-leaf; To / Mr. J. Hamilton Jameson / with kind regards / from the author's wife.' More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14500
GREENE, Graham. The end of the affair. London. William Heinemann Ltd., 1951. First edition. 8vo. [6], 237pp, [1]. Original publisher's grey boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper toned and spotted, loss to head and foot of spine panel. Inked initials to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17062
[GREEN FAMILY]. A season in bath: or, Letters from the Green Family, to their friends in the country. First series. London. David Bogue, 1855. First edition. 12mo. viii, 75pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's green printed paper wrappers. Lightly rubbed and marked, some surface loss to spine, splitting to joints. Bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'The Bath Literary Club / from the author / 1886'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16883
GROSCLAUDE. Les gaietes de l'annee (deuxieme annee). Paris. Librairie Moderne, 1887. 8vo. [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. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13400
GROSSETESTE, Robert. The Castle of Love: A Poem...Now first printed from Inedited Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century. Brixton Hill. [Printed by C. & J. Adlard] For private circulation only, 1849. Quarto. Limited edition of 100 copies signed by the publisher (ten of which printed on thick paper); this copy is number 66, on thin paper. vii, [1], 80pp. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, short tear to margin of p.51-52, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20792
GURNEY, Joseph John. Sabbatical verses. London. Published by J. and A. Arch, 1837. First edition. 8vo. [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'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 16081
[HALLECK, Fitz-Greene]. Fanny, with other poems. New York. Harper and Brothers, 1839. 12mo. 130pp, [2]. With an engraved title page. Original publisher's blind-ruled brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked. Decorated endpapers, later armorial bookplate (designed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour) of Owen Franklin Aldis to FEP, presentation plate of Yale University Library (dated 1911) to REP, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21770