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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
RAMSAY, John. Poems. Stirling and Kenney. 1837. Second edition.
168pp. With an engraved frontispiece of Dundonald Castle, (somewhat naively) engraved in Kilmarnock. Original publisher's pebbled cloth, remains of paper lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed and a little marked.
Price
£ 200.00
RAMSDEN, Henry. A gleaning in gods harvest. Foure Choyce handfuls; The Gate to Happinesse. The Wounded Saviour. The Epicures Caution. The Generation of Sekers. Printed [by John Dawson] for J[ohn] D[awson] and R. M[abb] and are to bee sold by Thomas Slater. 1639. First edition.
[24], 56, 67-231pp, [1]. Without terminal blank leaf. Handsomely bound in eighteenth-century gilt-tooled vellum, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Light discolouration to extremities. Marbled endpapers, occasional small holes to margins, marginal worm-trail to latter half of text-block, very occasional manuscript annotations, spotting.
Price
£ 650.00
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
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. Observations on the Development of the Medusae. [Extracted from the Annals and Magazine of Natural History for January 1848.]. [s.n.]. 1848. First offprint edition.
11pp, [1]. With two engraved plates illustrating various specimens of Medusae. Stitched, as issued, in tan paper wraps. Some soiling to extremities, tearing to wrap edges. All leaves and plates creased down centre.
Price
£ 75.00
RERESBY, Tamworth. A collection of letters, Extracted from the most Celebrated French authors. Viz. The Chevalier de Mere, Boursault, Fontenelle, Balzac, Count Buffy, Voiture, Costar, Boileau. Adorn'd with that Variety of Subjects, as will not serve only for the entertainment of those who have made some advances in the French Language, but also for their Instruction in a polite manner of writing. Made English by Tamworth Reresby, Esq. Printed by T. Howlatt, for J. Graves. 1715. First edition.
[16], 309pp, [10]. With five preliminary contents leaves (Aa-5) bound at end. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rubbed, with some surface loss, short split to upper joint at head of spine. Early ink inscription 'Glynn' to FEP, some browning/marginal staining to text.
Price
£ 450.00
RHODES, Thomas. Poetical miscellanies. Printed for the author by N. Merridew, at the Herald and Advertiser Office, [s.d., c.1810]. First edition.
[10], 160pp. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's boards, paper lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed and marked, occasional marginal damp-staining, small worm-tracks.
Price
£ 325.00
RICHARDSON, Joseph. Literary relics of the late Joseph Richardson...consisting of the comedy of the fugitive, and a few short poems; with a sketch of the life of the author... Printed for J. Ridgway. 1807. First edition.
xiv, [6], 176pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a list of subscribers. Handsomely bound in contemporary morocco backed marbled boards cornered in vellum, gilt. Rubbed, slight chipping to spine. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Subscriber's copy, from the library of the Earl of Guilford, with his armorial bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 125.00
RICKARDS, George K.. The african desert: a prize poem, recited in the theatre, oxford, june 23, mdcccxxx. Printed and Published by J. Vincent. [1830]. First edition.
20pp. Stitched in recent blue paper wrappers. A fine copy
Price
£ 150.00