Roger Gaskell Rare Books

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Geology

BOUE, Ami (1794–1881)

Paris:  Veuve Courcier, no date,  1820
Binding: Original pink wrappers, rebacked.
Provenance: Faint library stamp on half-title (illegible); booksellers label 'Librairie des Sciences Générales, H. Bécus' [Paris] dated November 1896 inside wrapper.
£500



BUEE, Adrien-Quentin (1748-1826)

London:  Philosophical Magazine (R. Taylor and Co., printers),  1804
Binding: Stab sewn as issued, in fine condition.
£250



GARNIER, Abdon-Jacques-Frambourg (1785–1865)

Paris:  chez Carilian-Goury, Libraire des Ingéneiurs et de l’Ecole royale des Ponts et Chaussées, et de l’Ecole royale des Mines, quai des Augustins, no. 41. [slip cancel pasted over the imprint: ] de l’Imprimerie de Madame Huzard,  1822
Binding: Contemporary quarter sheep with embossed immitation morocco sides, gilt borders to sides, flat gilt spine with red lettering piece, carmine page edges.
£1,600


Classic work on artesian wells

PETTUS, John, Sir (1613–1690)

London:  printed by H[enry]. L[loyd]. and R[obert]. B[attersby]. For Thomas Basset,  1670
Binding: Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sprinkled sheep, later paper spine label. Abrasions to leather on lower cover, corners worn.
Provenance: Samuel Faiclough of Gonville and Caius college, Cambridge, inscription ‘Samuel ffairclough ejus Liber Cai: et Gon: coll: Cambridge August the 18th 1696’ on free endeaf. Fairclough was admitted to Caius as a sizar, aged 17, in this year; he was the son of John, rector of Kennett, Cambridgeshire and was born there (Venn); J. A. Freilich, sale at Sotheby's, New York, 10 January 2001, lot 430.
£3,500