Roger Gaskell Rare Books

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BARBIER, Guillaume, printer

Lyon:  par Guillaume Barbier, imprimeur ordinaire du Roy,  1649
Binding: Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt spine, red sprinkled edges. Corners and spine worn, headcap chipped, top compartment of spine damaged where a shelf label has been removed.
Provenance: Etienne Recamier (1833–1898) with bookplate 'Bibliotheque Lyonnaise 1858–1893 d'Etienne Recamier'. Recamier also had a collection of coins and medals which was sold in 1905. Later bookseller's label 'Librairie Ecclesiastique de Toulouse & Taranne, 33, R. Casette, Paris'.
£600



BREGEAUT, L.-R.

Paris:  Roret (de l'imprimerie de Crapelet),  1827
Binding: Contemporary sheep-backed sprinkled boards, flat gilt spine with black lettering piece, marbled edges. Head and tail of spine worn and upper joint cracked but sound.
Provenance: Signature ‘L. Guillaume’ on pastedown.
£400


Lithography manual.

GUILLIE, Sebastien (1780–1865)

Paris:  imprimé par les aveugles, et se vend à leur bénéfice, à l’Institution, rue Saint-Vicotor, no 68,  1817
Binding: Original glazed pink boards, green morocco lettering piece, gilt bands. A little rubbed.
£1,250



IPENS, J. Henri

Paris:  chez Dauty, Md d'estampes, Palais Royal, Galerie de Nemour,  c. 1820
Binding: Contemporary pastepaper boards. Worn, spine and upper inner hinge strengthened.
£600



ROYLLET, Sébastien (1700–1767)

Paris:  chez Alexis Mesnier, Libraire-Imprimeur, rue Saint Severin, au Soleil d’or, ou en sa Boutique au Palais, Grand Salle, même ensienge,  1731
Binding: Contemporary green stained vellum boards, red page edges. Joints split and corners worn. The plates are mounted on guards, which are partly torn.
£4,500


An attractive folio writing book with woodcut and engraved examples. First edition.

WOOLEN TRADE

London:  sold by J. Roberts,  1741
Binding: Stitched as issued.
£150



WRIFFORD, Allison (c. 1780- 1844)

Boston:  W. Hooker for the author,  1810
Binding: Stab stitched in the original sugar paper wrappers with printed title label on upper cover.
£450


The second original American writing book. First edition.