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ELLIS, J.J.: George Washington His Excellency. Colour illus., index; xviii+322pp. orig. green cloth, portrait on front cover, spine gilt, First Folio Society Edition, 2008. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14442] £5


ELLIS, R.: Who's Who in Victorian Britain. Portrait illus., index; xiv+466pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Shepheard-Walwyn, 1997. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14270] £5


FAULKNER, A.H.: The Grand Junction Canal. Colour plates, photographic and other illus., maps and plans, index; x+214pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Rickmansworth, W.H. Walker &Brothers, 1993. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17891] £10


FITZGIBBON, C.: The Blitz. Illus. by HENRY MOORE; XV+272pp. orig. cloth, MacDonald, 1970. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14618] £8


FLANDERS, J.: The Victorian House Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed. Colour and black and white illus., index; lii+476pp. orig. cloth, First Edition, HarperCollins, 2003. Very good copy in d.w. (nick at foot) [ Ref: RGW14640] £8


FOX, GEORGE: Journal of George Fox . . . With Notes Biographical and Historical by Wilson Armistead. 2 vols. Half-titles, index. orig. embossed cloth, spines gilt, slight wear on extremeties, W. &F.G. Cash, 1852. Very good clean copies. [ Ref: RGW13386] £20


FRASER, A.: Mary Queen of Scots. (Intro. by R. Strong) Colour illus., maps, index; xxvi+616pp. orig. cloth gilt, mark on fore-edge, Folio Society Edition, 2004. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14628] £10


GALLICO, PAUL: Love of Seven Dolls. 103pp. orig. cloth-backed pictorial boards, 1st edit., Michael Joseph, 1955. In frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW18643] £10


GARDINER, J. (Ed.) The History Today Who's Who in Britsh History. 870pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 2000. Very good copy in d.w.. [ Ref: RGW14646] £8


GEE, C.H. Methodism in Heptonstall.. Photographic illus.; 24pp; ownership stamps on half title, some markings, tape strengthening central fold. orig. wrappers, faint vertical crease, staples rusted, 1st edit., Epworth Press, 1939. Scarce. [ Ref: RGW16946] £15


GENZ, MARCELLA D.: A History of the Eragny Press 1894-1914. Black and white illus., index; 240pp. folio (285 x 225mm) orig. cloth, 1st edit., British Library, 2004. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17950] £20
*A detailed and scholarly study of the Eragny Press established by Lucien and Esther Pissarro. It contains a descriptive bibliography of Eragny Press books.

GIFFORD, D.: The Golden Age of Radio An Illustrated Companion. Numerous illus. xvi+319pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1985. In d.w. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16440] £15
*Contains over 1600 entries of programmes, entertainers, actors, dance bands, comedy characters, dance bands and catchphrases.

GILBERT, M.: Churchill A Life. 2 vols. Illus., maps, index;. Large 8vo orig. blue and black cloth gilt, First Folio Society, 2004. Fine set in orig. slipcase, (worn and bumped) [ Ref: RGW14724] £20


GILL, F.C.: The Romantic Movement and Methodism A Study of English Romanticism and the Evangelical Revival. Index; 189pp. orig. cloth, Epworth Press, 1954. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14971] £10


GLOVER, R. &MILLES, T.: The Kings of England. (Ed. D. Parker). Introduction by Nigel Ramsay. Colour plates, glossary; xx+371pp. Large 8vo orig. quarter brown leather, patterned boards, spine gilt, First Folio Society Edition, 1995. Fine copy in orig. slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14280] £10
*The text is taken from the 1610 edition.

ADOLPH GOLLNICK [1825-1883] German Composer. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, 1p, in German, 12 Belgravia Place, Pimlico, 1852 concert arrangements, etc. removed from album, [ Ref: RGW12310] £15


GOUGH, GEORGE W.: The Economic Consequences of Socialism. Index; viii+178pp; some spotting. orig. blue cloth, spine gilt, 1st edit., Philip Allan &Co, 1926. Very good copy. William Moorcroft's copy with his bookplate. [ Ref: RGW14918] £24
*This title, part of the Westminster Series, is presumably adapted from Keynes's 'Economic Consequences of Peace'. William Moorcroft (1872-1945), Potter, was born in Burslem. Having studied at the South Kensington School of Art, he returned to the Potteries and worked as a designer for James McIntyre &Co. In 1913 he left to set up his own pottery, which continues to this day. Contains William Moorcroft's distinctive sepia printed bookplate, the design of which is inspired by illuminated initials from medieval manuscripts.

GOWER, LORD RONALD: Joan of Arc. 7 etchings and 3 photo-etchings; x+335pp; some loosening folio cloth gilt, worn and marked, uncut, 1st edit., John C. Nimmo, 1893. Large Paper Edition. [ Ref: RGW19448] £25


GRANT, M.: Nero. Illus., maps, index; xviii+222pp. orig. cloth gilt, Folio Society Edition, 3rd Printing, 1999. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW14378] £5


GRONOW, Captain: Selections from the Reminiscences of Captain Gronow. (Ed. N. Bentley) Illus., index; 271pp. orig. cloth gilt, Folio Society Edition, 1977. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW14566] £8


GROSS, C.: A Bibliography of British Municipal History including Gilds and Parliamentary Representation. xliv+461pp. orig. cloth, small crease at top of spine, 2nd edit., Leicester University Press, reprint of 1897 edit. [1966]. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW521] £10


GROTIUS, HUGO: De Veritate Religionis Christianae. Editio adcuratior, Quam secundum recensuit, notulisque illustravit Joannes Clericus. . . Liber Unicus. Title in red and black with engraved vignete by B. Picart, engraved frontispiece by G. Quineau; xiv+368pp; wormhole at top left corner of inner margin, going through most of the eaves, but not affecting legibility 12mo old calf, spine gilt in compartments with red leather spine label, worn, The Hague, Isaac Vaillant, 1718. W. H. Cartwright's copy with his bookstamp of 1815. [ Ref: RGW12930] £40

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