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[ROSCOE, William]. [The Butterfly's Ball, featured within The Lady's Monthly Museum Vol. I]. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1806. First edition.
Comprising six issues from July to December 1806. iv, 288pp, [4]. With 12 engraved plates, six of which hand-coloured. Contemporary calf-tipped marbled boards, recently rebacked, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Some rubbing to boards. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Sandra Dolby / 2 July 1807', small hole to text of one leaf, light foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
[ROSCOE, William], TANSILLO, Luigi. The nurse, a poem. Translated from the italian of luigi tansillo. Printed by J. M'Creery, for Cadell and Davies. 1798. First edition.
[2], 14, 67, [1], 12pp. With half-title. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Some rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, occasional light marginal spotting, very small hole to margin of p.25-26, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
[ROYAL AMPHITHEATRE, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE]. Positively the last night but one. For the benefit of Miss Scott Evans. Royal Amphitheatre, Westminster Bridge. Miss Scott Evans most respectfully informers her friends and the public that her benefit is fixed for Thursday, Oct 21st, 1802.....in the course of the evening will be presented A grand and extensive Variety of Entertainments; Particularly, for that Night only, a new ballet, (Composed by Mons. Joubert) called The Miller. Rutter and Barnes, Printers. [1802].
Single leaf broadside, printed on one side only. Somewhat creased.
Price
£ 250.00
[ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. List of the fellows, members, and licentiates of the royal college of physicians of Edinburgh. June 30 1868. Printed for Crawford and M'Cabe. 1868. First edition.
88pp. Original publisher's blue printed paper wraps. Light dust-soiling, chipping to foot of spine. Internally clean and crisp but for the odd spot of foxing.
Price
£ 125.00
[ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. Pharmacopoeia Collegii Regalis medicorum londinensis. Typis G. Bowyer; Impensis R.Knaplock et al.. 1721. Fourth edition.
[16], 24, 29-154pp, [8]. Text complete despite erratic pagination, errata leaf bound at end, as part of index. Without two terminal advertisement leaves. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf. Slight rubbing, joints a little cracked (though holding very firm) with short splits and chipping at head and foot. Armorial bookplate of 'Nath. Cholmley Esq.' to FEP, lightly foxed, otherwise a fresh copy. From the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with neat ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51 margin.
Price
£ 1,250.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. A letter to Lord Viscount Melville, on the subject of his motion, respecting troop-ships, and upon the general state of the navy; with an appendix of official and authentic documents. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1810.
56pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper title labels to spine and upper board. Neat ink numeral to head of browned title, final four leaves lightly toned.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. A list of the flag officers and other commissioned officers of His Majesty's fleet; with the dates of their respective commissions. Printed by Henry Teape. 1823.
135, [1], 253pp, [1]. Contemporary calf backed marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavy rubbing and cracking to spine, without marbled paper to upper board and loss of majority to lower board. Light damp-staining to preliminaries, several gathering protruding from text-block, spots of dust-soiling, ink deletions to entries of first 10 pages. Ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Captain Macnamara / R.N. / Cooper May 20th 1837 (?)', with his ink mark to his own entry as Commander on p.144.
Price
£ 250.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. A proposal for the Encouragement of Seamen to serve more readily in His Majesty's Navy, for preventing of Desertion, supporting their Wives and Families, and for the easier and quieter Government of His Majesty's Ships. Printed for A. Millar. 1758. First edition.
[3], vi, [1], 8-32pp. Without half-title. Recent plain paper boards. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, marginal pen-trials to p.32, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. Proceedings on the trial of Admiral Keppel, by a Court-Martial, held at Portsmouth, Thursday, Jan. 7, 1779. To which is prefixed, Sir Hugh Palliser's Address to the Public, Published preceding the Trial. Attentively revised and corrected by Gentlemen of the Law and Navy. Printed for the Booksellers. [1779?]. First edition.
iv, 50pp. Recent tan cloth with gilt title to spine. Spots of soiling to boards. Ink stamp (Hastings public library) to recto of title. Early ink numerals to title. Creasing to leaves throughout with occasional short tears at margins - in no place effecting text, small hole to I1 with slight loss of text, loss to corner of final leaf with loss of text though no loss of sense.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. The Royal Navy list or who's who in the Navy... Witherby & Co.. 1915.
lxiii, [1], vii, [1], 312pp. With a 7pp 'War Supplement to the Royal Navy List'. Original publisher's blind-tooled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Sunned, with some marking. Clean and crisp internally but for slight loss to blank FFEP.
Price
£ 175.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Num. 153. November 20. 1683. Printed at the Theater, and are to be sold by Moses Pit. 1683. First edition.
359-398pp. Drop-head title. With two engraved folding plates depicting the anatomy of the Mexican Musk-Hog. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Slight browning, and the occasional spot of foxing to leaves, two instances of ink annotation to the text.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 161. July 20 1684. Printed at the Theater, and are to by sold by Moses Pitt. 1684. First edition.
623-670pp. Drop-head title. With an engraved folding plate depicting a horological mechanism. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Some damp-staining to bottom corner of all leaves, marginal worming in places - just clipping text at final leaf.
Price
£ 200.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 162. Aug. 20 1684.. Printed at the Theater, and to be sold by Moses Pitt. 1684. First edition.
671-710pp. With an engraved folding plate depicting mathematical figures demonstrating principles of Euclidian geometry. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Slight damp-staining to top-edge, sympathetic repair of substantial tear to first leaf - affecting text but with no loss of sense.
Price
£ 175.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 163. Sept. 20. 1684. Printed at the Theater, and to be sold by Moses Pitt. 1684. First edition.
711-734pp. Drop-head title. With an engraved folding plate depicting the structure of a bridge. Lacking second folding plate? Bound in recent blue paper boards. Marginal damp-staining and worming to all leaves.
Price
£ 175.00
[ROYAL SOCIETY]. Philosophical transactions. Numb. 166. Decemb. 20. 1684. [s.n.]. 1684. First edition.
799-834pp. Drop-head title. With two engraved folding plates, one depicting a stone chimney, the other a tabled of tide times. Bound in recent blue paper boards. Some marginal damp-staining throughout with worming to top corner of all leaves and folding table.
Price
£ 200.00