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QUARLES, Francis. Emblems, Divine and Moral; Together with hieroglyphicks of the Life of Man. Printed for A. Bettesworth et al.. 1723.
[8], 375pp, [1]. With an engraved half-title, and a further 94 engravings in the text. Contemporary gilt-ruled speckled calf. A trifle rubbed and marked, joints split. Hinges exposed, ink ownership inscriptions of 'William H. Davis' to recto of FFEP and head of p.9, small worm-trail to lower margins throughout, light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 250.00
QUINTON, John Allan. Heaven's Antidote to The Curse of Labour; or. The Temporal Advantages of the Sabbath, Considered in Relation to the Working Classes. With Six Engraved By George Measom, from Designs By Gilbert. Partridge and Oakey. 1849. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 141pp, [3]. Frontispiece and three further engraved plates, two vignette engravings to text. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, gilt. Some fading to spine.
Price
£ 100.00
RADCLIFFE, Alexander. The ramble: an anti-heroick poem. Together with Some Terrestrail Hymns and Carnal Ejaculations. Printed for the Author, and are to be Sold by Walter Davis. 1682. First edition.
[16], 128pp. With initial blank leaf. Recent brown half-morocco, brown buckram boards, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Minor wear to extremities. Ink ownership inscription of 'R Owen' to title-page, paper repair to margin of D2, light damp-staining and occasional spotting throughout.
Price
£ 500.00
RADCLIFFE, Ann. The italian, or the confessional of the black peninents. A romance. Printed for T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies. 1797. Second edition.
In three volumes. 380; [2], 360; 444pp. Uncut in original publisher's blue paper boards, later rebacked in tan paper. Rubbing to spines, slightest of splitting to joints, wear and substantial surface loss to boards. Later blank endpapers, occasional minor foxing and light water-staining.
Price
£ 375.00
RADCLIFFE, John. Pharmacopoeiae Radcliffeanae Pars Altera: or, the Second and Last part of Dr. Radcliff's Prescriptions, with useful Observations, &c. To which is annex'd, An appendix, Containing a Body of Prescriptions, answering the Intentions requir'd in all Diseases Internal and External, with useful Cautions subjoin'd to each Head, and a complete Index to the Whole. Being a Work of General Use to all Physicians, Apothecaries, and Surgeons. Printed for C. Rivington. 1716. First edition.
[12], 595pp, [15]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, terminal advertisement page, and divisional title for 'An appendix to Dr. Radcliffe's recipe's'. Contemporary panelled calf, gilt. Rubbed, with loss to head and foot of spine and board surfaces, upper joint cracked with lower starting. Hinges cracked, damp-staining throughout text block, small marginal worm trail running from FEP through to gathering L - at no point touching text, ink inscription to recto of FFEP of 'Thos. (?) 1798.'
Price
£ 150.00
RAMSAY, Allan. The gentle shepherd: a scot's pastoral comedy. Printed by Geo. Reid and Co.. 1798.
vii, [1], 95pp, [1]. With half-title, an engraved frontispiece, and one engraved plate. [Bound with;] SCHILLER, Frederick. The robbers. A tragedy. London. Printed [by G. Caw, Edinburgh] for G. G. and J. Robinson; and Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1800. Fourth English edition. xxii, [2], 176pp. With half-title and an engraved frontispiece. 8vo. Handsomely bound in contemporary half calf, purple cloth boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Some light rubbing to extremities, spine slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp but for the odd spot of foxing.
Price
£ 125.00
RAPIN DE THOYRAS, [Paul de]. Dissertation sur les whigs et les torys. Chez Charles le Vier. 1717.
[8], 162pp. Title in red and black. Contemporary calf, gilt. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, joints starting, slight loss to head and foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, light damp-staining and occasional spots of foxing throughout, loss to bottom margin of B2, not affecting text. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small ink-stamps to verso of title and occasionally to margins.
Price
£ 100.00
RATHJENS, Carl. Die pilgerfahrt nach mekka von der Weihrauehstrasse zur Olwirtschaft. Robert Molich Verlag. 1948. First edition.
144pp. With a folding map bound at rear and several illustrations in the text. Original publisher's printed paper boards. Rubbing to spine with loss to head. boards a trifle browned, corners bumped.
Price
£ 75.00
RAVENSCROFT, Edward. The London cuckolds. A comedy... [s.n.]. 1723.
[4], 106pp, [2]. [Bound with;] BUCKINGHAM, George Villiers, Duke of,. The chances: a comedy... [s.i.], [s.n.], [n.d.]. [4], 99-167pp, [1]. [And;] [STEELE, Richard]. The Funeral: or, Grief A-la-mode. A comedy. [s.i.], [s.n.], 1712. [12], 81pp, [2]. [And;] CIBBER, C[olley]. The Careless Husband. A comedy. London, Printed for J. Tonson, 1718, Fifth edition. 94pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece. [And;] CIBBER, C[olley]. Love makes a man: or, The fop's Fortune. A comedy... London, Printed for R. Smith et al., 1716. 84pp. With an engraved frontispiece. [And;] CIBBER, C[olley]. Love's Last Shift; or, The Fool in Fashion. A comedy... London, Printed for R. Smith et al., 1717, Second edition. [12], 83pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt. Heavy rubbed to extremities with some surface loss, joints starting. Armorial bookplate of F. Leman Rogers to FEP, ink annotation listing the volumes contents to recto of FFEP, pen trials to blank endpapers, imprint of final work clipped, slight marginal loss to A11, A12, and B of third work, occasional light damp-staining.
Price
£ 150.00
RAWLINSON, Robert. Lectures, reports, letters, and papers on sanitary questions. P. S. King. 1876. First edition.
[4], 154pp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-page; 'Edward Williams / from the author'. [Bound with:] RAWLINSON, Robert. Waterworks. Borough of liverpool. Report on the proposed supply of water to liverpool, from bala lake, in north wales. London. Waterlow & Sons, [1866]. Second edition. 34pp.With a large engraved folding map. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
REDI, Francesco. Bacco in toscana ditirambo di francesco redi connote brevi scelte dell' autore. Presso T. Becket. 1804.
vii, [1], xliii, [1], 80pp, [4]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original publisher's dark green paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, substantial loss to spine, chipping and soiling to lettering-piece. Recent ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light foxing to endpapers, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title by translator Thomas James Mathias; 'Dall' Editore'.
Price
£ 100.00
REECE, Richard. The ladies' medical guide; being a popular treatise on the causes, prevention, & mode of treatment of the diseases to which females are particularly subject. Simpkin and Marshall. 1844. Second edition.
[2], vii, [1], 140pp. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of wear to extremities. Occasional light spotting, a near fine copy.
Price
£ 250.00
REGNARD, [Jean-Francois]. Oeuvres de M. Regnard. Par La Compagnie. 1758. Nouvelle edition.
In four volumes. Contemporary tan calf, contrasting dark morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, all edges red. Early printed paper labels of 'Des Jardin Bertelin' covering an earlier gilt supralibros 'Maisonneuve' to all upper boards with the exception of Vol. III. Spines rubbed and sunned, some marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, all title-pages trimmed along bottom margin without loss to imprint, short tear to Vol. III Piii - just clipping text, without loss of sense, very occasional light browning and ink-spotting, small holes to rear endpapers of Vol. III, private ink-stamps of 'Maisonneuve' to all terminal leaves.
Price
£ 150.00
REID, Dr. John. Lectures on human physiology. [s.n., s.d.].
Single-sheet handbill. Horizontal and vertical folds, slight tearing to margins, slightly foxed, marked to verso.
Price
£ 100.00
REID, John. Heart...From the Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. Marchant. 1838. First edition, thus.
45pp. With several engraved illustrations in the text. Original brown paper wraps. Without spine, covers soiled and chipped at edges. Light damp-staining to final three leaves, otherwise clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title 'Dr. Henry Lonsdale with the best respects of the Author'.
Price
£ 125.00