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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
RHODES, Thomas. The Patriot Queen; or, Female Heroism: A Tragedy.. Printed for the Author, by N. Merridew, at the Herald and Advertiser Office. 1808. First Edition.
x, 70pp, [8]. With half title and four terminal leaves listing subscriber's and a page of advertisements. Uncut, stitched as issued. A fine copy.
Price
£ 300.00
RICHARDSON, Jonathan. Two Discourses. I. An Essay on the whole Art of Criticism as it Relates to Painting. Shewing How to Judge I. Of the Godness of a Picture; II. Of the Hand of the Master; and III. Whether 'tis an Original, or a Copy... Printed for W. Churchill. 1719. First Edition.
[16], 153, 174-220pp, 234pp, [2]. With the terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary polished calf, spine richly gilt, matching morocco lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed, with chipping to lettering-piece, upper joint cracking. Internally a fine crisp copy. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Ex Dono Authoris 26. November 1718, J. Warner', with the slightly later ownership inscription of Robert Warner, 1727, both to blank-fly.
Price
£ 1,000.00
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
RICKMAN, Thomas. An attempt to discriminate the styles of architecture in england from the Conquest to the Reformation: with a sketch of the grecian and roman orders; notices of numerous british edifices and some remarks on the architecture of a part of france. Longman, Rees, Orme, Green & Longman. 1835. Fourth edition.
vi, [4], 339pp, [5]. With an engraved frontispiece and 14 engraved plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary navy morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight wear and some soiling to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, overall a fine copy.
Price
£ 75.00
RICKMAN, Thomas.. An Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of Architecture in England from the Conquest to the Reformation: With a Sketch of The Grecian and Roman Orders; Notices of Numerous British Edifices... Longman, Rees, Orme, Green & Longman. 1835. Fourth Edition.
vi, [4], 339pp, [4]. Engraved frontispiece, 14 plates. Half red morocco over marbled boards, spine richly gilt. T.E.G. Slightest of wear to corners, else a fine copy. Slight foxing to edge of text block, original silk marker remains intact but has caused browning to a few leaves. Fore-edge of frontispiece slightly dog-earred, folded over by binder to prevent further wear.
Price
£ 150.00
RITCHIE, Leitch. Travelling sketches on the rhine, and in belgium and holland. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman. 1833. First edition.
iv, [4], 256pp. With an additional engraved title-page, an engraved frontispiece, and 24 engraved plates from drawings by Clarkson Stanfield. Contemporary red morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, lettered in gilt to spine; 'Heath's Picturesque Annual', A.E.G. Extremities a trifle rubbed and discoloured. Lightly foxed internally.
Price
£ 100.00
ROBB, Rev. William. Poems Illustrative of the Genius and Influence of Christianity: To which are subjoined some fugitive pieces...Embellished with a highly finished Engraving of the Ruins of the Cathedral of St. Andrew's, and Chapel of St. Rule.. Printed by John Moir...sold by P. Hill. 1809. First Edition.
264pp, [2]. With engraved frontispiece. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt. A.E.G. Rubbed to spine and extremities. Bookplate of Robert Graham to FEP. Offsetting to title, sporadic browning
Price
£ 125.00
ROBERTSON, William. Histoire d'Ecosse, durant les regnes de la reine Marie, et du roi Jacques VI. Chez Pissot...Prault...Delalain. 1785.
In three volumes. [4], viii, 322; [4], 334; [4], 422pp, [2]. With half-title to each volume. Contemporary glazed paper boards, contrasting red and brown morocco lettering-pieces. Some rubbing to extremities, very slight splitting to joints. Ink-stamps of 'F. Goldenberg' to all FEPs, very minor loss to G2 of Vol. II.
Price
£ 150.00
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, 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
ROGISSART, Alexandre de. A new grammar of the French tongue. By M. Rogissard. Carefully revised and corrected by Francis Lacombe. Printed for J. Nourse and P. Vaillant. 1768. Seventh English edition.
432pp. Contemporary blind-tooled speckled calf. Heavily rubbed, substantial loss to spine with only remnant remaining, pen trials to upper board, lower board nearly detached. Upper hinge cracked, without FFEP, ink inscription of 'George Derry 1850' and ink annotation to title, pen trials to blank endpapers, occasional ink annotations to text.
Price
£ 75.00
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