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ROBERTSON, William. Histoire d'Ecosse, durant les regnes de la reine Marie, et du roi Jacques VI... [s.n.]. 1764.
In three volumes. xxviii, 400, [8]; [4], 398, [10]; [4], 489pp, [13]. With half-titles. The imprint is false, likely printed in Paris. Contemporary mottled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt. Rubbed, some loss to head and foot of all spines, slight splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscriptions to blank fly-leaves and title-pages, light damp-staining to Vo. III, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 175.00
ROBINSON, Morris. The Fall of Mortimer; A Tragedy in Five Acts. Printed by William Bulmer and Co....Sold by Faulder and Son. 1806. First Edition.
[4], 70pp. Disbound, some spotting to title. From Allardyce Nicol's theatre collection, without indication of such.
Price
£ 100.00
ROBINSON, Mrs. Mary. Lyrical Tales. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By Biggs and Co. Bristol. 1800. First edition.
[4], 218pp. Without terminal advertisement leaf, without the portrait present in some copies, though also absent from more than one would expect if uniformly issued. Later green calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. A trifle marked, spine lightly sunned. Armorial bookplate of Henry Bonnell to FEP, foxed.
Price
£ 500.00
ROBINSON, Mrs. Mary. Lyrical Tales. Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees...By Biggs and Co. Bristol. 1800. First edition.
[4], 218pp, [2]. With terminal advertisement leaf, without the portrait present in some copies, though also absent from more than one would expect if uniformly issued. Contemporary straight-grained green morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 500.00
ROBINSON, Thomas Romney. Juvenile Poems By Thomas Romney Robinson; To Which is Prefixed a Short Account of the Author, By A Member of the Belfast Literary Society. Printed By J. Smyth & D. Lyons. 1806. First Edition.
xxxii, [2], vi, ix-xxx, [2], 106pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary diced calf, neatly rebacked with contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers and edges. Lightly rubbed to extremities, else fine.
Price
£ 175.00
RODD, T. & H.. A catalogue of a collection of engraved british portraits...On Sale at t. rodd, Jun. & h. rodd's. Printed by J. Nichols, [s.d., c.1820]. First edition.
[2], 86pp. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Light browning to gutter margins, clear tape repairs to gutters of B-B2 - touching text which remains legible.
Price
£ 150.00
ROGERS, Samuel. Italy. A poem.. Edward Moxon. 1842.
vii, [1], 320pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Handsomely bound by Hayday in richly gilt-tooled dark green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Francis Ferns to FEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. Edward Moxon. 1852.
In two volumes. viii, 305, [3]; [2], vii, [1], 327pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary reversed calf, tan morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, and a trifle marked, surface loss to spines, chipping to lettering-pieces. Decorated endpapers, occasional light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to blank fly-leaf of Vol. I; 'To Lord Glenelg / from his affectionate friend / Samuel Rogers / 1853.'
Price
£ 175.00
RONKSLEY, William. Syntaxis Liliana Tyronum gratia Singulari Methodo Explicata: or, lily's latin Syntax Open'd and Explain'd in a method More peculiarly adapted to the use of Young Leaners, Than any Thing of that kind yet Extant...Design'd for a Supplement to Hool's Terminations: And may be very serviceable to all that Learn lily's grammar. Printed for Whattoff Boulter, at the Angel, Bible and Crown, in the Poultry. 1707. First edition.
[6], 113pp [i.e 103], 17pp. A-K6, L-2, M1. With two terminal leaves of errata and advertisements. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, stab-stitched. Worn, with loss and old paper remnants to spine and splitting to joints (though boards held by two, of four, stitching cords). Worming to foot, without significant loss of sense. Presentation copy, inscribed 'J. Jessop. ex dono authoris. D XVI 22' to FFEP, blank top corner of which torn away.
Price
£ 2,500.00
ROOKE, Hayman. PEGGE, Samuel. A narrative of what passed at the revolution house, at whittington, county of derby, in the year 1688. With a perspective view, and plan of that cottage. Printed by Samuel Tupman. [1788]. First edition.
11pp, [1]. With an engraved view and floorplan of 'The Revolution House at Whittington near Chesterfield, Derby-shire'. Stitched within original blue paper wrappers, with later typed lettering-piece to upper wrapper. From the recently dispersed library at West Horsley Place, without any evidence of such within the volume. A little creased, some discolouration to text.
Price
£ 650.00
ROSCOE, Henry. The life of william roscoe. Printed by T. Cadell. 1833. First edition.
In two volumes. xv, [1], 501, [1]; xii, 491pp, [1]. With half-titles and an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Bound by Sotheran's in contemporary burgundy half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Some rubbing to boards, lettering-pieces a trifle chipped. Remnants of private library shelf-labels to FEPs, offsetting to titles, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
ROSCOE, William. Considerations on the causes, objects and consequences of the present war, and on the expediency, or the danger of peace with france. Printed By J. M'creery...for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1808. Second edition.
iv, 135pp, [1]. Recent calf-backed plain paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Title-page a trifle toned, with ownership inscription of W. R. Hay to head, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, faint inscription 'From the author' to head of title.
Price
£ 250.00
ROSCOE, William. Illustrations, historical and critical, of the life of lorenzo de' medici, called the magnificent; with an appendix of original and other documents. Printed for T. Cadell...and W. Blackwood. 1822. First edition.
[12], 223, [1], 168pp. With an engraved frontispiece and three platers, one of which folding. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt supralibros to upper board. A trifle rubbed. Lightly foxed, overall a very good copy.
Price
£ 150.00
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. Henry G. Bohn. 1846. Fifth edition.
In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 300.00
ROSCOE, William. Vita di lorenzo de' medici detto il magnifico. co' Caratteri di Didot presso Niccolo Capurro. 1816. Seconda edizione.
Two volumes bound as one. [8], xxix, [1], 133, [3], lii, 208pp, clxviii. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary sheep-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and marking to spine, with private library shelf-label to foot. Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00