Roger Gaskell Rare Books

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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.

BUEE, Adrien-Quentin (1748-1826)

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

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.

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.