[ROSCOE FAMILY]. Poems for youth. By a family circle. Printed for Robinson and Sons. 1820. First edition.
iv, 106pp. Contemporary straight-grained green morocco, gilt, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-down, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, some marking. Recent endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Ink gift inscription to verso of FFEP; 'Sarah Touchet / from Wm. Greg'.
Price
£ 450.00
[ROSCOE, Robert]. Chevy chase, a poem. Founded on The Ancient Ballad. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies...by J. M'Creery. 1813. First edition.
[2], 108pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned, discolouration and marking to boards. Ink annotation providing author's name to drop-head title, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. Newspaper clipping to verso of FFEP announcing the death of Henry Roscoe, pasted beneath manuscript note reading; 'I wish James G. Roscoe to have the / quarto edition of Chevy Chase bound / in green morocco / In memory of Henry Roscoe / March 1836', booklabel and private ink-stamp of James G. Roscoe to to recto of blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 250.00
[ROSCOE, Robert]. Chevy chase, a poem. Founded on The Ancient Ballad. With other poems. Printed for Cadell & Davies et al.. 1820. First octavo edition.
[3], vi-xii, 112pp. Without half-title. Contemporary straight-grained green morocco tooled in gilt and blind, recently rebacked in remnant of contemporary spine laid-on. Boards a trifle rubbed and marked. Recent marbled endpapers, slightest of spotting to title, overall internally clean and crisp. Association copy, inscribed in ink to recto of blank fly-leaf; 'Jane Eliz. Roscoe / from her affct. brother / the author'.
Price
£ 250.00
[ROSCOE, William]. An address from the liverpool society for the Abolition of Slavery, on the safest and most efficacious means of promoting the gradual improvement of the negro slaves in the British West India Islands, preparatory to their becoming free labourers, and on the expected consequences of such change. [J. & G. Smith]. [1824]. First edition.
18pp. Stitched, as issued. Title laid-down due to loss at head and foot and small hole to centre, loss of publisher's name and date to imprint, very small hole to final leaf, just touching text but without loss of sense, light spots of dust-soiling.
Price
£ 350.00
[ROSCOE, William]. An address, delivered before the proprietors of the botanic garden, in liverpool, previous to opening the garden, May 3, 1802. To which are added, the laws of the institution, and a list of the proprietors. Printed by J. M'Creery. 1802. First edition.
60pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal blank leaf. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards. Extremities a trifle marked, armorial bookplates of 'Holland House to upper board and FEP, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 450.00
[ROSCOE, William]. Mount pleasant: a descriptive poem. To which is added, an ode. Printed by W. Eyres, for J. Johnson. 1777. First edition.
49pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent calf-backed plain paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Slightest of loss to margin of E4, very small hole to G3 - not touching text, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
[ROSCOE, William]. [The Butterfly's Ball, featured within The Lady's Monthly Museum Vol. I]. Printed for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1806. First edition.
Comprising six issues from July to December 1806. iv, 288pp, [4]. With 12 engraved plates, six of which hand-coloured. Contemporary calf-tipped marbled boards, recently rebacked, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Some rubbing to boards. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP; 'Sandra Dolby / 2 July 1807', small hole to text of one leaf, light foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
[ROSCOE, William], TANSILLO, Luigi. The nurse, a poem. Translated from the italian of luigi tansillo. Printed by J. M'Creery, for Cadell and Davies. 1798. First edition.
[2], 14, 67, [1], 12pp. With half-title. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Some rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, occasional light marginal spotting, very small hole to margin of p.25-26, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 500.00
[ROSE, G.H.]. Instructions for hussars, and light cavalry acting as such, in time of war. A translation. Printed for T. Egerton, at the Military Library. 1799. First edition.
x, [2], 147pp, [1]. Early nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Slightly rubbed to spine, creasing to joints, bumping to corners, else a crisp copy.
Price
£ 750.00
[ROSE, John]. The prisoner: a musical romance, in three acts. First performed by his majesty's company from the theatre-royal, drury-lane, at the king's theatre, hay-market, On Thursday, October 18th. 1792. Printed for C. Lowndes...and sold by H. D. Symonds. [1792]. First edition.
[4], 28pp. Uncut, bound in contemporary printer's waste wrappers (advertising an edition of The new and complete book of martyrs, printed at London by Alex. Hogg c.1790). Loss to spine, slightly chipped and soiled. Internally clean and crisp, but for small integral crease-related tear to title and following three leaves.
Price
£ 150.00
[ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques], [STAEL-HOLSTEIN, Anne Louise Germaine de]. Lettres sur les ouvrages et le caractere de j. j. rousseau. [s.n.]. 1789. Derniere edition [i.e. second edition].
[4], 88pp. Uncut, stitched into later marbled paper wrappers. Extremities marked and chipped, wrapper separating from text-block. Contemporary inked annotation and later ink-stamp of crown motif with initials 'H. A.' to title, several lines of p.7 deleted in ink (bled through to p.8-9), lightly spotted.
Price
£ 125.00
[ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. List of the fellows, members, and licentiates of the royal college of physicians of Edinburgh. June 30 1868. Printed for Crawford and M'Cabe. 1868. First edition.
88pp. Original publisher's blue printed paper wraps. Light dust-soiling, chipping to foot of spine. Internally clean and crisp but for the odd spot of foxing.
Price
£ 125.00
[ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS]. Pharmacopoeia Collegii Regalis medicorum londinensis. Typis G. Bowyer; Impensis R.Knaplock et al.. 1721. Fourth edition.
[16], 24, 29-154pp, [8]. Text complete despite erratic pagination, errata leaf bound at end, as part of index. Without two terminal advertisement leaves. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary panelled calf. Slight rubbing, joints a little cracked (though holding very firm) with short splits and chipping at head and foot. Armorial bookplate of 'Nath. Cholmley Esq.' to FEP, lightly foxed, otherwise a fresh copy. From the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with neat ink-stamps to verso of title and p.51 margin.
Price
£ 1,250.00
[ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH]. The history and statutes of the royal infirmary of edinburgh. Printed by Balfour and Smellie. 1778.
94pp. With two engraved folding plates depicting the facade of the infirmary, and a plan of the interior respectively. Nineteenth-century green buckram, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, some marking, spine separating, with some loss. Recent ownership inscription and private library shelf-label of Robert Croall to front-endpapers, small hole to title-page - not touching text, occasional dust-soiling, spotting to plates.
Price
£ 375.00
[ROYAL NAVY]. A letter to Lord Viscount Melville, on the subject of his motion, respecting troop-ships, and upon the general state of the navy; with an appendix of official and authentic documents. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1810.
56pp. Recent blue paper boards, printed paper title labels to spine and upper board. Neat ink numeral to head of browned title, final four leaves lightly toned.
Price
£ 200.00