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REEVE, Clara. WALPOLE, Horace. The old english baron: a gothic story...And the Castle of Otranto...With a biographical preface. Printed for C. and J. Rivington et al.. 1826.
xvi, 153, [1], 116pp. With an additional engraved title page. Attractively bound in contemporary green calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
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
REGNIER. Henri de. Moi, Elle et Lui: roman. Mercure de France. 1935.
278pp, [1]. With a half-title. Extra-illustrated with an original hand-drawn coloured pencil frontispiece, an additional manuscript title page, three full-page coloured-pencil illustrations, a manuscript 'table des illustrations', and three full-page hand-painted designs for the binding by A. J. Powilewicz. Contemporary vellum, painted decoration in red, green, and gilt, T.E.G., original publisher's printed paper wrappers bound in. Boards a trifle bowed. Decorative hand-painted endpapers, leaves trimmed, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 650.00
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
RICKETTS, Charles. Pages on art. Constable and Company Ltd.. 1913. First edition.
viii, 265pp, [1]. With a half-title and a photogravure portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, tooled in gilt and white, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear to extremities, some chipping to dustwrapper edges. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
RICKETTS, Charles. Unrecorded histories. Martin Secker. 1933. First edition.
Limited edition, one of 950 copies. 138pp, [2]. With a half-title and six full-page silhouette illustrations by the author. Original publisher's decorated tan cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very slight shelf-wear and bumping to boards, dustwrapper chipped and torn at edges, lightly soiled. Internally immaculate.
Price
£ 100.00
RIDER, William. Rider's almanack For the Year of our Lord God MDCCLXXVI. Being bissextile, or leap year: The Sixteenth of the Reign of His present Majesty, george the Third: The Twenty-fifth of the New Style used in Great Britain. And, The First Year of almanacks being restored to Freedom from Tyranny and Dulness. Compiled by the Rev. Mr. Rider, Sur Master of St. Paul's School. Printed for T. Carnan, at Number 65, in St. Paul's Church-yard; and G. Robinson, at Number 25, in Pater-noster-Row. [1775].
[18]ff. Interleaved with blanks (not included in the collation). Leaves unsigned as well as unpaginated. [Bound with:] A companion to the reverend mr. rider's almanack, for mdcclxxvi. Containing A Variety of useful Particulars. Together with a cash-book, on a new plan; More Concise than any yet Published. London. Printed for T. Carnan...., [s.d.]. [17]ff (of 18?). Leaves unsigned as well as unpaginated. With the calendar printed entirely in red ink. Some shaving, with loss, to final lines of the last leaf. 18mo?. Contemporary blind-ruled limp calf wallet-binding, with remains of pink-ribbon tie to flap, marbled pastedown, with pockets at each end.
Price
£ 1,250.00
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
ROBBINS, Lionel. The great depression. Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1934. First edition.
xiv, 238pp, [2]. With half-title. Original publisher's navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. A very good copy. From the library, though not identified as such, of British barrister Patrick Neill, Baron Neill of Bladen (1926-2016).
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