Search

Criteria:
  • Category = R
  • SUPERB LITTLE EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO
    The History of the Discovery and Conquest of America. by ROBERTSON, William
    ROBERTSON, William
    The History of the Discovery and Conquest of America.

    Halifax: William Milner, 1844. Full morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A superb gilt embossed binding with gilt panels, boards and titles. All edges gilt. Portrait, engraved title page and 2 folding maps. Ink inscription on free endpaper dated Xmas, 1845.

    View basket More details Price: £300.00
  • FIRST EDITION IN A SPLENDID FULL PALE OLIVE MOROCCO
    Italy, A Poem. by ROGERS, Samuel
    ROGERS, Samuel
    Italy, A Poem.

    London: Cadell, 1830. Full morocco, 8 inches tall. An unusual colour and an unusual design with superb gilt tooling to the spine and boards. All edges gilt. Illustrated throughout with engravings by Joseph Mallord William Turner. Internally very clean which is unusual for this edition which is often badly foxed. A beautiful copy of the first edition.

    View basket More details Price: £300.00
  • CLASSIC HISTORY IN HANDSOME FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Life of Napoleon I. by ROSE, John Holland
    ROSE, John Holland
    The Life of Napoleon I.

    London: George Bell, 1910. 2 volume set, 7.75 inches tall. A handsome crushed morocco by Bumpus with gilt raised bands, 'Napoleonic' centre tools and double fillet boards, Gilt dentelles and all edges. Armorial bookplate. A fine Edwardian set of this well illustrated edition which makes use of 'new materials from the British official records'.

    View basket More details Price: £300.00
  • ELEGANT SET IN FULL REGENCY CALF
    The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds. by REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua
    REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua
    The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds.

    London: Cadell, 1819. 3 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A good looking Regency full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and ornate gilt tooling to the panels. Slight rubbing and a stain on the lower board of the third volume. Portrait.

    View basket More details Price: £300.00
  • HANDSOME 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    The History of Scotland. by ROBERTSON, William
    ROBERTSON, William
    The History of Scotland.

    London: Millar, 1761. 2 volume set, 8.25 inches tall. A strikingly handsome set in full speckled calf. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and unusual dense gilt tooling to the panels. Pink speckled edges. On the title page are the signatures of John Stark and Robertson neatly signed on the top corner. There is some staining on the endpapers and blanks have been neatly removed but the text blocks are clean. there is some loss to the tailcap of volume 2 but no splitting and overall, a most attractive set.

    View basket More details Price: £280.00
  • HANDSOME HALF MOROCCO BY BAYNTUN
    Memoirs of Madame de Remusat. 1802 – 1808. by REMUSAT, M. Paul de
    REMUSAT, M. Paul de
    Memoirs of Madame de Remusat. 1802 – 1808.

    London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1880. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome set with gilt raised bands, 'Napoleonic' gilt centre tools and all edges gilt. The spine is slightly faded to a rich brown. Light foxing, particularly on the preliminaries. An elegant set of these celebrated memoirs of this great French lady of letters.

    View basket More details Price: £260.00
  • FAMOUS BIOGRAPHY IN CLASSIC FULL CALF
    The Life and Pontificate of Leo The Tenth by ROSCOE, William
    ROSCOE, William
    The Life and Pontificate of Leo The Tenth

    London: Bohn, 1846. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A classic mid-Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine extra gilt tooled panels. Illustrated throughout. A particularly nice copy of this revised edition.

    View basket More details Price: £250.00
  • THE LETTERS IN AN UNUSUAL 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Recueil de Lettres. by ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques
    ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques
    Recueil de Lettres.

    Paris: Belin; Caille; Gregoire; Volland, 1793. 7 volumes, 5.75 inches tall. These are the complete letters from a larger set of Rousseau's Works. A curious quarter calf with vellum tips. Bright labels and gilt bands at the head and tail. Extraordinary speckled and stenciled edges. A bright, clean set.

    View basket More details Price: £250.00
  • VERY FINE FULL CALF SET
    Letters of Rachel Lady Russell by RUSSELL, Lady Rachel
    RUSSELL, Lady Rachel
    Letters of Rachel Lady Russell

    London: Longman & Co, 1853. 2 volume set, 7.5 inches tall. A classic full calf set exquisitely bound by STAMPER ( of Frith Street, Soho ).With gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Portraits and engraved title pages. A charming set.

    View basket More details Price: £250.00
  • CLASSIC WORK IN SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Forty-One Years in India. From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief. by ROBERTS, Field-Marshal, Earl of Kandahar
    ROBERTS, Field-Marshal, Earl of Kandahar
    Forty-One Years in India. From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief.

    London: Macmillan, 1914. Full calf, 8 inches tall. A splendid full prize calf by Relfe with gilt raised bands, gilt panels and label. The boards, with a prize gilt block, are framed within a gilt roll. With 41 full page engravings including many folding maps. A pristine late edition of this classic military history.

    View basket More details Price: £225.00
  • RARE ROPS ITEM IN FINE HALF CALF
    La Plume by ROPS, Felicien
    ROPS, Felicien
    La Plume

    Paris, 1896. Half calf, 10 inches tall. With superb gilt tooling on the spine involving vine leaves and a devils head, gilt top edge. This famous special number of La Plume of 15th June 1896 is dedicated to Felicien Rops. It is profusely illustrated throughout. A beautiful copy of this famous edition.

    View basket More details Price: £220.00
  • CLASSIC FULL CALF
    Essays, selected from Contributions to the Edinburgh Review. by ROGERS, Henry
    ROGERS, Henry
    Essays, selected from Contributions to the Edinburgh Review.

    London: Longmans, 1860. 3 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A classic full calf by Hayday. A neat binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt tooled panels. Armorial bookplate.

    View basket More details Price: £220.00
  • FULL MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
    The Complete Encyclopedia of Antiques by RAMSEY, L.G.G.
    RAMSEY, L.G.G.
    The Complete Encyclopedia of Antiques

    New York: Hawthorn Books, 1962. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. Full morocco by Zaehnsdorf. A heavy work of reference luxuriously bound with gilt raised bands, simple gilt panels, wide dentelles and all edges gilt. Armorial bookplates. Illustrated throughout. Pristine condition.

    View basket More details Price: £200.00
  • CLASSIC WORK IN SPLENDID TREE CALF
    The Seven Lamps of Architecture. by RUSKIN, John
    RUSKIN, John
    The Seven Lamps of Architecture.

    London: George Allen & Sons, 1911. Full calf, 7.25 inches tall. A most attractive Edwardian prize tree calf by Hunt with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. The prize gilt block of Wellington College on the upper board and prize bookplate on front paste down. With 14 full page illustrations.

    View basket More details Price: £180.00
  • 120 MOREL & 32 DORE ILLUSTRATIONS IN HALF CALF
    Les Songes Drolatiques by RABELAIS, Francois.
    RABELAIS, Francois.
    Les Songes Drolatiques

    Paris: Librairie Tross, 1870. Half calf, 8 inches tall. A fine half calf binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and elaborate gilt floral tooling to the panels. With the 120 full page illustrations after Jules Morel's 1565 edition called for plus an extra 32 full page illustrations by Dore bound in. With an armorial bookplate and the neat stamp of Bostonian collector Charles S. Dixwell on the reverse of the front free endpaper.

    View basket More details Price: £180.00
  • FINE PRINTING ON HANDMADE PAPER IN HALF MOROCCO
    The Poems by ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel
    ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel
    The Poems

    London: Humpreys, 1912. Half crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A simple but handsome binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands and gilt pallets and top edge. Neat ink owner's name on first blank. Finely printed on hand made paper. Founder member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Rossetti was a great painter and poet.

    View basket More details Price: £160.00
  • RARE ITEM IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    Two Lectures on Some Changes In Social Life and Habits by RAMSAY, E. B.
    RAMSAY, E. B.
    Two Lectures on Some Changes In Social Life and Habits

    Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1857. Superb copy in full pink calf, 7 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, thistle centre tools, dentelles and all edges. Armorial bookplate. With the original rather tatty paper wraps bound in and an owner's inscription dated 1887 on the first blank. A charming copy.

    View basket More details Price: £120.00