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ROSCOE, William. A letter to henry brougham, esq. M.P. now lord brougham and vaux, lord high chancellor, &c. on the subject of reform in the Representation of the People in Parliament. Published by James Ridgway. 1831.
[2], 16pp. Recent calf-backed plain paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Title-page browned with tape repair to loss at head, lightly foxed.
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£ 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.
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£ 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.
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£ 150.00
ROSCOE, William. On the origin and vicissitudes of literature, science and art, and their influence on the present state of society. A discourse, delivered on the opening of the liverpool royal institution, 25th november, 1817. Printed by Harris and Co.. 1817. First edition.
79pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grained green morocco, A.E.G. Some rubbing and slight discolouration to extremities. Marbled endpapers, lightly foxed.
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£ 300.00
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.
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£ 300.00
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. Printed by J. M'Creery, for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1806. Second edition, corrected.
In six volumes. With half-titles and an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf. Slight rubbing, some surface loss to boards. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 450.00
ROSCOE, William. The life of lorenzo de' medici, called the magnificent. Printed for Bronson & Chauncey. 1803. First American edition.
In three volumes. xxxi, [1], 426; [4], 427, [1]; [8], 435pp, [13]. With half-titles and an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I. Contemporary tree-calf, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp, a near fine copy.
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£ 175.00
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.
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£ 100.00
ROSCOE, [Henry Enfield]. John Dalton, and his atomic theory...Delivered in the Hulme Town Hall, Manchester, on Wednesday, November 4th, 1874. H. B. Jackson, Esq., in the chair. (Science Lectures for the People. No. 2 - Sixth Series. - 1874). John Heywood. 1874. First edition.
[3], 16-27pp, [1]. Unbound. Very light dust-soiling in places, overall clean and crisp.
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£ 100.00
ROSE, William Stewart. Amadis De Gaul; A Poem in Three Books; Freely Translated from the First Part of the French Version of Nicolas De Heberay, Sieur Des Essars; with Notes. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1803. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 198pp. Uncut, in original publisher's blue paper-covered boards. Lightly rubbed, with cracking to upper joint and bumping to cornesr. Presentation copy, from the author, inscribed 'With Mr Rose's Compliments' inscribed to verso of FFEP. From the Encombe library of John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon (1751-1838), twice Lord Chancellor of England, with his inscription to title and armorial bookplate to FEP.
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£ 175.00
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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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.
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£ 450.00
RUPPELL, Dr. Eduard. Beschreibung Und Abbildung Von 24 Arten Kurzschwanzigen Krabben, Als Beitrag Zur Naturgeschichte Des Roten Meeres. Gedruckt Und in Commission Bei Heinrich Ludwig Bronner. 1830. First Edition.
28pp. With six lithographic plates. Uncut and unopened, in original publisher's buff wraps. Extremities a trifle chipped. Light spotting to text/plates.
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£ 300.00