All Books

ROSS-OF-BLADENSBURG. The coldstream guards in the crimea. A. D. Innes & Co.. 1897. First edition.
xii, 312pp, [8] ads. With half-title. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to extremities, spine sunned, corners bumped. Recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, occasional spots of foxing, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 175.00
ROWE, Elizabeth. The Miscellaneous Works, in Prose and Verse...to which are added, Poems on Several Occasions, By Mr. Thomas Rowe. And to the Whole is prefixed, An Account of the Lives and Writings of the authors. Printed for Henry Lintot. 1750. Third edition, corrected.
Two volumes. [10], xcvi, 264pp; [4], 180, 344pp. Contemporary full calf, five raised bands, gilt; with custom slipcase comprising red cloth gate-fold boards housed in red morocco backed marbled paper box with gilt titles, made to resemble a two volume work. Oddly the date on the case is erroneously given as 1756. Slipcase worn at edges. Rubbed, with some loss to both volumes at head and foot of spine, slight surface loss to boards. Early printed book label of M. General Adams to FEP of both volumes, ink inscription of "Catherine Barton 1752" to recto of both FFEPs, loss to bottom edge of B5 of volume two - touching text with some loss of sense.
Price
£ 150.00
ROXBURGH, William. Flora indica; or, descriptions of indian plants. Reprinted literatim from Carey's Edition of 1832. Thacker, Spink and Co. 1874. First edition.
[4], vi, [2], 763pp, [1], lxiv. With half-title. Original publisher's cloth, paper title label to upper board. Slight marking, else a fine and crisp copy. With the bookplate of Berkeley Cole Wilmot Williams to FEP, and his 1890 ink inscription to the head of half title.
Price
£ 150.00
RUDGE, E[dgar]. An introduction to the study of painting, arranged under three heads, viz. geometry, perspective, and Light and Shadow, elucidated by question and answer. Published by Hurst, Chance, and Co.. 1828. First edition.
[4], ii, [4], 85pp. With an engraved frontispiece, 15 engraved folding plates and duplicates of plates VII and XI. Original publisher's yellow paper backed brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities a trifle rubbed and soiled, slight cracking to joints. Occasional light dust-soiling and foxing.
Price
£ 450.00
RUSKIN, John. Hortus inclusus. Messages from the wood to the garden, sent in happy days to the sister ladies of the Thwaite, Coniston, by their thankful friend. George Allen. 1887. First edition.
One of 250 large paper copies. 172pp. With half-title. Attractively bound by Zaehnsdorf in contemporary vellum, contrasting green lettering-pieces, gilt, T.E.G., marbled endpapers. A near fine copy with only very minor wear and discolouration to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
RUSKIN, John. Notes by Mr. Ruskin on Samuel Prout and William Hunt, illustrated by a loan collection of drawings exhibited at The Fine Art Society's Galleries, 148 New Bond Street. 1879-80. Printed by Strangeways & Sons. [1879]. First edition.
108pp. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Spots of browning and soiling to extremities, chipping and some loss to spine, upper wrap separating. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 50.00
RUSSELL, Bertrand. The ABC of relativity. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.. 1925. First edition.
[6], 231pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's blue cloth, gilt. A trifle rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Endpapers toned, recent ink ownership inscription to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
RUSSELL, Bertrand. What is the Soul?. Haldeman-Julius Publications. [1947].
32pp. Original publisher's printed orange paper wrappers. Light rubbing and creasing to extremities. Leaves toned and spotted, occasional pencil markings to margins.
Price
£ 50.00
RUTTY, John. A history of the rise and progress of the people called quakers, in ireland, from the year 1653 to 1700. Printed and Sold by William Phillips. 1811. Fourth edition.
iv, 328pp. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, upper joint starting. Book label of 'Henry Birkbeck, Jun.' to FEP, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
RUTTY, John. A spiritual diary, and soliloquies. Printed and sold by James Phillips. 1796. Second edition.
xix, [1], 421pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary tree-calf, black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to upper joint. Book-label of Henry Birkbeck, Jun. to FEP, very small marginal hole to lower corner of leaf X2, foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
RUTTY, William. Treatise of the Urinary Passages, &c. Containing their Description, Power, and Uses; Together with the Principal Distempers that affect them; in particular the stone of the kidneys and bladder. Printed for J. Whiston. 1750. Second edition, corrected.
[8], 72pp. With half-title and four folding copper plates. Recent calf-backed marbled boards with contrasting red lettering-piece, gilt. Very light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 275.00
RYMER, Thomas. The Tragedies of The Last Age Consider'd and Examin'd by the Practice of the Ancients and by the Common sense of all Ages. In a letter to Fleetwood Shepheard, Esq. Printed for Richard Tonson. 1678. First edition.
[16], 144pp. Recent brown half-morocco, brown buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, repair of closed tear to D1 - touching text without loss of sense, occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 350.00
SAINT-HILAIRE, J[ules] Barthelemy. Le bouddha et sa religion. Didier et Cie.. 1860. First edition.
[4], xxiv, 441pp, [1]. With half-title. Near contemporary half-calf, red buckram boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, upper board heavily sunned. Armorial bookplate of Roberti Comitis de Crewe to FEP, newspaper clipping on the Buddhist way of life extracted from the Pall Mall Gazette 28th December 1871 pasted to rear blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. Recently dispersed from the library of West Horsley Hall.
Price
£ 75.00
SALMON, [Thomas]. The Modern Gazetteer: or, a short view of the several nations of the world. Absolutely necessary for rendering the public news, and other historical occurrences, intelligible and entertaining... Printed for S. and E. Ballard et al.. 1756. Third edition.
[516]pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight cracking to spine with loss at head, some splitting to lower joint. Bookplate of 'Coker Court' to FEP, ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Caroline Helgar. June 31st 1805', pencil inscription to head of title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
SALMON, [Thomas]. The Modern Gazetteer: or, a short view of the several nations of the world. Absolutely necessary for rendering the public news, and other historical occurrences, intelligible and entertaining... Printed for S. and E. Ballard et al.. 1747. Second edition.
[496]pp. Contemporary calf. Substantial loss to spine, rubbing to boards. Calligraphic ownership inscription of T. Knight to recto of FFEP, lightly browned.
Price
£ 125.00