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MACAULAY, LORD: Lays of Ancient Rome, with Ivry and Armada 168pp. 8vo contemp. full green calf gilt, prize binding for King Edward's School, Bruton, spine gilt with raised bands and red leather spine label, slight wear on extremities, some marking on front cover, New Edition, Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1861. [ Ref: RGW19273] £12


MACDONELL, A.G.: England Their England. (Introduction by Hugo Vickers) Illus. by PETER BROOKES; xvi+186pp. orig. boards, First Folio Society Edition, 1986. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14493] £10


MACGREGOR, JOSEPH. How Blythely the Pipe Thro' Glenlyon was Sounding. A Favorite Song, Sung by Mr Sinclair. Arranged for the Piano Forte by Alexr. Roberston. Engraved title, engraved music and words; 6pp. folio disbound, Edinburgh, Alexr. Robertson, n.d. [?c.1825] [ Ref: RGW17713] £15


MACK, R.E.: Little Bright-Eyes A Picture Book. Illus. including 25 colour-printed full-page plates by LIZZIE MACK &HARRIETT BENNETT; a few illustrations neatly coloured, some small nicks in inner margin at stitching points. orig. cloth-backed printed boards, wear on extremities, Ernest Nister, n.d. [1889] [ Ref: RGW19584] £35


MANSFIELD, KATHERINE: Katherine Mansfield - fifty years after. Adam International Review. Vol. XXXVIII. Nos. 370-5. (Ed. M. Grindea) Photographic illus.; 128pp. orig. wrappers, 1972-3. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW15126] £10
*Includes poems by Mansfield and letters by her to Virginia Woolf and others, as well as essays and recollections.

MUSIC ALBUM OF J. Brown of Belford. containing 43 ballads, songs and excerpts from opera including 'The Romaika' by Thomas Moore; 'Adieu Adieu my Native Shore' by Byron and Music by John Lodge; 'The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers' and 'The Curfew' by Mrs Hemans; 'Beth Gelert' by W. Spencer. Other composers are Beethoven, Donizetti, Mozart, John Parry and Rossini. Engraved music and words, some pieces signed by composer or publisher. Large folio contemp. calf calf, worn, c. 1830s. Ownership signature dated 1856. [ Ref: RGW18049] £100
*Three of the pieces have lithograph vignettes including the 'The Hindo Wife' with music by George Linley, and 'The Mariner's Bride' with the illustration by J. Brandard. Belford is in Northumberland near Alnwick.

MUSIC ALBUM OF LAMBERT LOVEDAY [1760-1840] containing 29 ballads and songs, some Irish and Scottish, including 'In Infancy', 'Thou Soft Flowing Avon', 'Yet Awhile Sweet Sleep Deceive Me' 'Cupid God of Soft Persuasion' by Thomas Arne; 'London Sights' , 'I Lock'd up All My Treasure : a Favorite Song in the Quaker' by C. Dibdin; 'A Rose Tree Full in Bearing', 'The Maid of the Mill', by William Shield; 'This is the House that Jack Built'; 'One Kind Kiss'; 'Widow Sanderson'; 'One Bottle More', 'This Bottle's The Sun of Our Table'; arrangements by John Parry and other works by, C. Dibdin, Linley, Monsigny and Pleyel. Engraved music and words, 104 pages numbered in ink, some waterstaining to a few leaves. folio (13.5 x 10in) contemp. half red morocco gilt, red leather label in gilt with arms of Lambert Loveday, wear on extremities, reback with red cloth, c.1800-1830. [ Ref: RGW18087] £125
*Lambert Loveday was the son of a London apothecary. He was commissioned into the East India Company in 1778 and rose to the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1837. Presumably these songs would have reminded him of home.

MANUSCRIPT AND PRINTED MUSIC. containing over 30 songs and musical pieces including works by Handel, Haydn, and Mozart. Ballads, glees, waltzes and other dances, including 'Aria Freut euch des Lebens, etc'; 'The Tranquil Thatch'; 'The Friar of Orders Gray' ,'Desolate in the Dwelling of Morna' and others by J.W. Callcott; 'Little Taffline', 'Song in the Pirates' and others by S. Storace; and 'When Time Who Steals our Years Away' by Thomas Moore. The printed music consists of 4 pieces published by the Hamburg firm Gunther &Bohme: 'Walze pour Le Piano Forte pour Madame Thornton' by Giocane Giornovichi [1747-1804]; 'Favorit Arie aus dem Intermezzo der Lustige Schuster' by Johann Baprist Ellmenreich [b.1770], Deux Airs de l'Opera L'Amour Filial arranges Pour le Forte-Piano' by Pierre Gaveaux [1761-1825], and, 'Air Enfant cheri des Dames je fus etc De l'Opera Les Visitandines' by Francois Devienne [1759-1803] Music and words, in ink, on ruled staves, in different hands, 106pp; oblong folio contemp. suede backed, marbled boards with vellum tips, a little paper missing from front cover, Early 19th century. [ Ref: RGW18842] £110
*This album which appears to be a compilation from more than one source was evidently bound after the pages had been written on.

MARCET, JANE HALDIMAND: Bertha's Journal While on a Visit to Her Uncle in England. Frontis. 'A Brazilian Forest'; index; 4pp of adverts at end; xii+492pp. 12mo orig. roan-backed marbled boards, spine gilt and embossed, split at head of lower joint, slight wear on extremities, 4th edit., John Murray, 1837. [ Ref: RGW19167] £25
*Bertha Montague is sent from Rio de Janiero to explore England. Her journal lasts for the best part of a year.

MARIN, VISCOUNT: A Favorite Cosaque for the Harp Composed &Dedicated to Miss C. Bouverie. Engraved title and music; 9pp. folio, disbound, James Platts, 83 Berwick Street, n.d. ? c.1805-16. Platts's stamp on title, [ Ref: RGW16834] £15
*Includes Platts's full-page catalogue of harp music. Viscount Marin was a French emigree who returned to France in 1814.

MARMONTEL, JEAN-FRANCOIS : Belisarius. xii+240pp. 8vo contemp. calf gilt, slight splits at head of joints, First Edition in English, P. Vaillant, 1767. Red ink book stamp 'H. Hall' on title, armorial bookplate of John Hall Parlby. ESTC T90758 [ Ref: RGW19052] £75
*A novel based on the life of the Byzantine general Belisarius [500-565].

[MARSH, ANNE]: Emilia Wyndham. 352pp. 8vo contemp. half green calf, spine gilt, slight wear, front hinge broken, Ward &Lock, 1864. [ Ref: RGW17981] £10
*This novel was dedicated to Wordsworth.

MARTIN, WILLIAM: Jack Roden. The Sailor Boy. 3 illus.; 124pp. orig. pictorial cloth, rear cover with gilt stamp of Kingston School, Yeovil, 1st edit., Gall &Inglis, [1889]. Fine copy with prize label on free endpaper dated 1891. [ Ref: RGW12715] £10


MARTINI, J.P.A. Celebrated Overture Henry the Fourth arranged for the Piano Forte. Title and 11pp engraved music. folio disbound, G. Shade, n.d. c.1825. [ Ref: RGW18798] £10


McLEOD, PETER: Original National Melodies of Scotland. Engraved music and words; viii+253pp; a little spotting to a few leaves. folio orig. embossed cloth gilt, front hinge weakening, backstrip torn, wear on corners, a.e.g., London and Glasgow, G. Virtue and A. Crichton, n.d. [1838] [ Ref: RGW17650] £75
*A scarce work dedicated to Queen Victoria.

MEADE, L.T.: Bunch of Cherries. Colour printed frontspiece and other illus. by E. STUART HARDY, adverts at end; 320pp. orig. pictorial cloth, wear on extremities, some bubbling to cloth, 1st edit., Ernest Nister &E.P. Dutton, 1898. [ Ref: RGW16636] £10


MEMBERS OF THE EIGHTH ARMY. Poems from the Desert. With a Foreword by General Montgomery. 46pp. orig. blue cloth, 1st edit., 1944. Very good copy in slightly frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW7244] £10


MEREDITH, GEORGE: Letters of George Meredith. Collected and Edited by his Son. 2 vols. 4 plates; some foxing. orig. green cloth gilt, t.e.g., rest uncut, 1st edit., Constable &Co, 1912. Very good set. William Moorcroft's copy with his bookplate and initials. [ Ref: RGW14927] £40
*Inscribed by Moorcroft to Florence Lovibond., his future wife. William Moorcroft (1872-1945), Potter, was born in Burslem. Having studied at the South Kensington School of Art, he returned to the Potteries and worked as a designer for James McIntyre &Co. In 1913 he left to set up his own pottery, which continues to this day. Contains William Moorcroft's distinctive sepia printed bookplate, the design of which is inspired by illuminated initials from medieval manuscripts.

MILLER, E.: Scripture History, With The Lives of the Most Celebrated Apostles Designed for the Improvement of Youth. 3 vols. in one. Woodcut plates, index; 128+128+146pp; title repaired, some spotting. Square 8vo later leather-backed buckram, spine gilt, T. Kelly, 1819. Ex Norwich Library. [ Ref: RGW19852] £20


MILNE, A.A.: The Ivory Door A Legend in a Prologue &Three Acts. 85pp. orig. cloth, 1st English Edition, Chatto &Windus, 1929. Very good copy . [ Ref: RGW18625] £10


MILTON, JOHN: Milton's Paradise Lost A Poem in Twelve Books with Notes, Etymological, Critical, Classical and Explanatory . . . by John Marchant. 2 vols in one as issued. Engraved frontispiece, folding portrait plate, 12 engraved plates, some signed J. Lightbody, 746pp, continuous pagination. 12mo contemp. calf, spine with raised bands, maroon morocco spine label, upper joint split at head, wormhole at head of lower joint, R. Walker, 1751. A very good copy. ESTC T133928 [ Ref: RGW17005] £120
*A scarce edition which includes 'The Life of Mr. John Milton' by Elijah Fenton. This edition became the subject of a legal case, as the Tonson family claimed only they had the right to print Milton's work.

MITCHELL, ADRIAN: Out Loud. 106pp. orig. wrappers, front cover with cut out bubbles, slight discolouration, crease on front cover, 1st edit., Cape Goliard Press, 1968. [ Ref: RGW13486] £10


MITCHISON, W. (Ed.): Hand-Book of Songs of Scotland, with Music, and Descriptive and Historical Notes. To which is added, A Biographical Sketch of the Life of the late John Wilson. Index; xx+208pp; a little spotting to a few leaves. orig. embossed green cloth gilt, backstrip missing, wear on corners, London and Glasgow, J.J. Griffin &Co and R. Griffin &Co, n.d. [1851] [ Ref: RGW17000] £15
*A notable collection of Scottish songs, containing as you would expect words by Allan Ramsay and Robert Burns.

MOLESWORTH, MRS: Robin Redbreast. A Story for Girls. 6 wood-engraved illus. by ROBERT BARNES, 40pp illustrated catalogue at end; 291pp. orig. pictorial grey cloth gilt, marks on lower cover, some rubbing, W.&R. Chambers, n.d. [c.1894]. Clean copy, with ownership signature dated 1895. [ Ref: RGW12701] £10


MOLESWORTH, MRS: Great-Uncle Hoot-Toot. Illus. by GORDON BROWNE, E.J. WALKER, LIZZIE LAWSON, J. BLIGH &MAYNARD BROWN; 96pp. orig. pictorial cloth gilt, spine faded, wear on extremities, 1st edit., SPCK, [1889]. A clean copy. [ Ref: RGW16638] £15


MOLESWORTH, MRS: Hoodie. Ilus. by LEWIS BAUMER; vi+269pp. orig. blue cloth, wear on extremities, W.&R. Chambers, n.d. [c.1900] [ Ref: RGW16664] £10


MOLESWORTH, MRS: The Oriel Window. 7 illus. by L. LESLIE BROOKE, 2pp adverts; x+182pp. orig. orange cloth, spine gilt, wear on extremities, 1st edit., Macmillan &Co, 1896. [ Ref: RGW16665] £10


MOLESWORTH, MRS: The Carved Lions. 7 illus. by L. LESLIE BROOKE, 2pp adverts; x+194pp. orig. blue cloth, slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Macmillan &Co, 1895. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16666] £15


MONRO, JOHN: The Much admired Air Laura and Lenza, arranged as a Rondo for the Piano Forte with Additional Keys. Engraved title and music; 7pp, folio, disbound, Goulding &Comp., n.d. c.1805. [ Ref: RGW16830] £10


MOORE, THOMAS: Irish Melodies with Symphonies and Accompaniments for the Piano-Forte. 4pp adverts at end; viii+104pp; few leaves loosening. 4to orig. embossed green cloth gilt, by Bone &Son, t.e.g., "Musical Bouquet Office", n.d.[?1859] [ Ref: RGW7496] £25


MOORE, THOMAS: The Meeting of the Waters. From Moore's Selection of Irish Melodies Arranged with Symphonies and Accompaniment by Sir John Stevenson. Engraved title and engraved music and words; 7pp. folio disbound, J. Power, 34, Strand, n.d. [?1827] [ Ref: RGW17709] £20


MOORE, THOMAS: Her Last Words, At Parting, A Ballad, Sung by R. Parry Junr. Engraved title and engraved music and words; 5pp. folio disbound, Cramer, Addison &Beale, n.d. [1835] [ Ref: RGW18834] £20


MOORE, THOMAS: Lalla Rookh, An Oriental Romance. Additional engraved vignette title and 10 engraved plates; viii+397pp. Large 8vo contemp. black morocco, covers decorated with harps, floral motifs and geometrical designs in gilt and blind, by Orrock &Romanes of Ediinburgh, slight wear on extremities, a.e.g., 19th edit., Longman, Orme, Brown, Green &Longmans, 1838. [ Ref: RGW18880] £75
*A fine Victorian binding with the binder's label which states the binder's address at 35 South Bridge. According to the National Library of Scotlland they were at those premises from 1837-41

MOORE, THOMAS: Lalla Rookh, An Oriental Romance. iv+397pp; a little spotting. Large 8vo polished calf gilt, black leather spine label, gilt faded from spine compartments, 3rd edit., Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, &Brown, 1817. [ Ref: RGW19053] £20


MOTION, ANDREW: Goodnestone A Sequence. 20pp. orig. wrappers, very faint discolouration on covers, First Edition, Workshop Press, 1972. Very clean copy of Andrew Motion's first book. [ Ref: RGW13487] £75


MOZART, W.A. Three Waltzes for the Piano Forte Engraved title and music; 3pp folio, disbound, Phipps &Co, 25 Duke Street, n.d., c. 1810, [ Ref: RGW16835] £10


MUSIC ALBUM OF M. RILEY. containing 36 ballads and songs including 'The Watchman', 'My Heart and Lute', 'Wilt thou say Farewell Love' by Thomas Moore, published by J. Power; 'Is there a heart that never Lov'd' and 'The Bewildered Maid, Sung and Composed by Mr Braham; 'Drink to me only with Thine Eyes' by Ben Jonson; and other works by A. Pope, T. Dibdin, H. Bishop, J. Milton and M. Luther. Engraved music and words, some pieces signed by composer or publisher, some old repairs. Large folio contemp. full maroon morocco gilt, by George Sutton, Liverpool, with his ticket, covers with forme in gilt surround by border in blind, 'M. Riley, Warbreck House 1832' on front cover, spine with raised bands, wear on extremities, some scuffing, 1820s and earlier. [ Ref: RGW18048] £100
*Marked on the spine as volume two. Warbreck House is in Orrell Park, Liverpool.

N.,L.: The History of the Gravelyn Family. A Series of Stories for Children and Young People. Wood engraved illus., adverts at end; iv+292pp. 8vo orig embossed maroon cloth gilt, some wear, 1st edit., James Nisbet &Co, 1868. [ Ref: RGW19592] £20
*The large Gravelyn family lived on a large estate in Wiltshire.

NAUMANN, ANTHONY: Now Has My Summer. 45pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Collins, 1968. Fine copy in clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14636] £8


NELSON, M.: Captain Blossom in Civvy Street 185pp. 1st edit., Gordon &Cremonesi, 1978. Very good copy in d.w. (a few marks). [ Ref: RGW14586] £8
*Sub-titled "the picaresque capers of a demobbed man about town".

NISTER PRINTING. Old Friendships Sake. Colour printed illus.; unpaginated. orig. pictorial wrappers, 1st edit., Ernest Nister &E.P. Dutton, n.d. [c.1900] [ Ref: RGW19601] £10


NIZAMI. The Poems of Nizami. Described by Laurence Binyon. Persian MS reproduced on 16 colour plates; 32pp introduction. Large folio orig. linen boards, rubbed on extremities, stain on front cover and spine, The Studio, 1928. [ Ref: RGW19113] £15


ORWELL, GEORGE (Pseud. of Eric Blair): The English People. Britain in Pictures Series. 8 colour plates and 17 black and white illus.; 48pp. orig. green and white boards, bumped on corners and foot of spine, 1st edit., Collins, 1947. Clean copy in d.w. (some wear on edges, small tear near foot of spine) [ Ref: RGW18598] £45


OSBORN, YOTTY: Judy or only a Little Girl Frontis and other full-page wood-engraved illus. by T. PYM, adverts at end; 176pp. 8vo orig red cloth, colour-printed illus. on front cover, New edit., John F. Shaw, n.d. [c.1905]. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW19603] £15


PANORMO, FRANCIS: The Bird Waltz for the Harp or Piano Forte. Engraved title and music; 3pp; tear to first leaf. folio, disbound, 'Sixteenth Edition' Goulding D'Almaine Potter &Co &F.T. Latour, n.d. c.1826-30. [ Ref: RGW16841] £10


'PARLEY, PETER': Peter Parley's Annual for 1879. Colour printed title and 8 colour printed plates and other wood-engraved illus.; 312pp. orig. brown cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, a.e.g., 1st edit., Ben. George, 1879. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16648] £15


'PARLEY, PETER': Peter Parley's Annual for 1886. Colour printed title and 14 colour printed plates and 2 other black and white illus.; 296pp. orig. brown cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, a.e.g., 1st edit., Ben. George, 1886. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16649] £15


PARLEY, PETER: Tales About the Sea, and the Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Frontispiece and other wood-engraved illus., 2 maps; viii+359pp. Square 8vo orig. embossed red cloth, spine gilt, worn on extremities, Grant Richards, 1902. [ Ref: RGW19456] £35
*Peter Parley' was a pseudonym used by more than one writer. This title seems to have been published first in the 1830s.

PARLEY, PETER: Peter Parley's Tales About Kings and Queens. Frontispiece; iv+188pp. 16mo orig. embossed cloth, spine gilt, Published by Richard T. Bowyer, n.d. [1848] [ Ref: RGW19466] £35
*Peter Parley' was a pseudonym used by more than one writer. The British Library catalogue dates this edition to 1848.

'PARLEY, PETER': Peter Parley's Magazine: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People. Wood-engraved illus.; viii+376pp. Square 8vo contemp. half black leather, spine gilt, some wear on marbled paper, 1st edit., Simpkin Marshall and Co, 1843. [ Ref: RGW19481] £20


'PARLEY, PETER': Peter Parley's Magazine: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People. Wood-engraved illus.; viii+368pp. Square 8vo contemp. half black leather, spine gilt, some wear on marbled paper, 1st edit., Simpkin Marshall and Co, 1842. [ Ref: RGW19482] £20


PARNELL, Dr. THOMAS: Poems on Several Occasions. Title in red and black, wood-engraved head-pieces, index; viiii+224pp; a little light staining at head of inner margins of early leaves. 8vo contemp. panelled calf, worn, spine chipped at head, front cover detached, First Edition, Printed for B. Lintot, 1722. [ Ref: RGW17004] £120
*Thomas Parnell [16791718] Irish poet and essayist was a friend of Jonathan Swift and a member of the Scriblerus Club. This edition which came out in 1721 was edited by his friend Alexander Pope, who wrote the dedicatory poem to Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford.

PENROSE, Mrs H.H.: Chubby: A Nuisance A Study of Child-Life. 8 illus. by G. GRENVILLE MANTON; x+204pp; presentation inscription on endpaper. orig. blue cloth gilt, a.e.g., 1st edit., Longmans, Green &Co, 1902. A bright copy. [ Ref: RGW16662] £10


PERIODICAL. The Ladies Pocket Magazine. 2 Parts in one vol. Engraved vignette titles, 35 hand-coloured costume plates only including 6 folding, 12 engraved plates; 488pp. 8vo old leather, worn, upper joint broken, 1st edit., J. Robins, 1840. [ Ref: RGW17976] £65
*The articles are mainly literary including a poem by Thomas Campbell. Some of the fashion plates name the maker or designer.

PERIODICAL. LORD BYRON The Champion. 15 Dec 1816. 4pp (395-398pp) only. folio 1816. [ Ref: RGW18058] £10
*A two column article entitled 'Boswell's Visit' has Boswell and Johnson commenting on Romantic writers including Byron.

PERIODICAL. HOOK, THEODORE, HOOD, THOMAS &AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON (Ed.) The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist. Pts I &2 1838. Pts 2 &3 1840. Pts 1 &3 1841. Pts 1 &3 1843. Pts 1, 2 &3 1844. Parts 1 &2 1845. 13 vols. Some etched plates by Phiz and others, mostly foxed, indexes. large 8vo orig. half blue calf, spines gilt with raised bands, wear on extremities, Henry Colburn, 1838. [ Ref: RGW19416] £250
*A literary magazine with contributions from among others Thomas Campbell, Disraeli, Hood, Jerrold, Marryat, Walter Scott, Thackeray, and Mrs Trollope.

PERRING, MRS: The Adventures of a Penny, Colour-printed frontis., adverts at end; 147pp. 12mo orig. cloth, colour-printed illus. on front cover, worn, George Routledge &Sons, n.d. [1876] [ Ref: RGW19612] £10
*.

PHILLPOTTS, EDEN: Folly and Fresh Air. Half-title, 4pp adverts at end; 294pp. orig. green cloth, slight wear on extremities, 1st edit., Trischler &Co, 1891. [ Ref: RGW20070] £20


PINNA, JOSEPH DE (Composer) 'What Fairy Like Music! A Gondola Song or Duet. Author Mrs Cornwell Baron Wilson. 5pp music; slight staining at head. folio, disbound, Keith, Prowse &Co, n.d., c.1830s. [ Ref: RGW18781] £15
*John Braham is identified as one of the soloists. On the cover is a half-page illustration of a gondola with musicians including two women playing guitar and lute, and a mermaid nearby.

PITT, P. (Ed.): Famous Songs Old and New, Vols I-III ( ?of 4). Music and words. folio orig.blue cloth gilt, some wear on extremities, Amalgamated Press, n.d.n [c.1930] [ Ref: RGW18051] £30


PLAYFORD, JOHN (Ed.): The Musical Companion: In Two Books: The First Book containing Catches and Rounds for Three Voyces: The Second Book containing Dialogues, Glees, Ayres and Songs for Two, Three and Four Voyces. Wood-engraved initials, music and words printed from movable type, title to second part dated 1672; 3-56, [8], 57-116, 113-216pp; first part lacks all before B2, second part lacks last 3 leaves of music and advertisement leaf, tears to pp 61/62, 93/94 and 149/150, a little marking, corners of some leaves dog-eared. oblong 4to old boards, worn, lacking leather, Printed by W.G. for J. Playford, 1673. cf. ESTC R203765 DAY &MURRIE. 'English Song Books, 1651-1702' 36. [ Ref: RGW17825] £400
*An early song book with some parts printed upside down so the person opposite the main reader could see them. This issue includes 'An additional sheet to the book entituled, The Musical Companion', an 8-page section signed A1-4, numbered 1-8, and inserted after page 56, plus an additional 4-page section signed P5-6, numbered 113-116, and inserted after page 112. This edition includes some compositions by John Playford. His shop was the meeting-place of musical enthusiasts including Samuel Pepys who was a customer.

POLK, D.: A Book called Hiraeth Longing for Wales. 10 illus.; 135pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Port Talbot, Alun Books, 1982. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16670] £15


POPE, ALEXANDER: [Works] 3 vols. A collected set. Poetical Works. Published by J.F. Dove, n.d. The Odyssey of Homer, Printed for Scott, Webster &Geary, 1836. The Iliad of Homer. Printed for Scott &Webster, n.d. A little staining or spotting to engraved titles. 12mo uniform contemp. full green morocco gilt, slight wear on extremities, a.e.g. 1830s. Armorial Bookplate of Stephen Glynne Williams. [ Ref: RGW19476] £60
*An attractive set with hand tooled decoration on covers and spine. These would appear to be part of the Dove's Classic Series.

PRATT, CHARLES STUART: Baby's Lullaby Book Mother Songs. Music by G.W. Chadwick. 16 mounted chromolithograph plates after watercolours by W.L. TAYLOR and other illus.; unpaginated; a few leaves marked. 4to (13 x 11in) orig. pictorial silk binding, faded worn and marked, hinges strengthened, some loosening, Boston, L. Prange &Co, n.d. [1888]. [ Ref: RGW19589] £40
*Beautifully produced illustrated book of songs for the months of the year.

PRICHARD, J.V.: My Mother-in-Law; Or A Divorce Wanted. A Comedy in Three Acts. French Parlor Comedies No. 8. 48pp. 8vo orig. pictorial wrappers, Samuel French, ?1876. [ Ref: RGW19851] £10


PSALMS. The Psalms of David in Metre, According to the Version Approved by the Church of Scotland, Appointed to Be Used in Worship. viiii+375pp; a couple of leaves loose. 16mo orig. embossed leather gillt, worn on extremities, a.e.g, William Archer, 1834. [ Ref: RGW19614] £18


RAINBIRD, G. &SEARLE, R.: The Subtle Alchemist. A Book of Wine. Illus. by RONALD SEARLE, index; 206pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Michael Joseph, 1973. Very good copy in clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14541] £8


REDDING, CYRUS: Personal Reminiscences of Eminent Men. 3 vols. 8vo contemp. half brown morocco, worn, joints splitting, 1st edit., Saunders, Otley &Co, 1867. [ Ref: RGW17591] £50
*The thirty-two memoirs include Blanco White, Leigh Hunt, and Lord Cochrane.

REES, N: Brewer's Famous Quotations. Index; xii+568pp. orig. cloth, Weidenfeld &Nicolson, 2006. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15010] £10


RENN, LUDWIG: War. 364pp. orig. linen cloth, Second Printing of English Edition, Martin Secker, 1929. [ Ref: RGW12837] £10
*Famous First World War German novel.

RESTIF DE LA BRETONNE, NICOLAS: Sara. Translated by R.C.M. Frontis.; xvi+270pp. orig. cloth-backed blue boards, John Rodker for Subscribers, 1927. One of 1000 copies printed on Auvergne paper. [ Ref: RGW12791] £10
*A translation of Nicolas Anne Edme Restif de la Bretonne's [1734-1806] "La Derniere Aventure d'un Homme Quarante Cinq Ans".

RHYS, JEAN: Quartet. 186pp. orig. cloth, Andre Deutsch, 1969. Very good copy in clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW19099] £10
*This book was first published in 1928 under the title 'Postures'.

RIEGER, JEAN NEP.: 'Au Clair de la Lune Air Varie Pour le Piano-Forte' 12pp engraved music. folio, disbound, Paris, J. Frey n.d., ?c.1820s. SIGNED BY COMPOSER. [ Ref: RGW18782] £15


ROBERTS, R. ELLIS: Samuel Rogers and His Circle. 16 plates, index; xvi+304pp. orig. red cloth gilt, slight wear, 1st edit., Methuen &Co,1910. [ Ref: RGW17553] £15


ROBINSON, A.. MARY: Emily Bronte. viii+235pp. orig. green cloth, spine gilt, some wear on extremities, t.e.g., rest uncut, 3rd edit., W.H. Allen &Co, 1890. [ Ref: RGW19109] £10


ROBINSON, HENRY CRABB: Henry Crabb Robinson on Books and Their Writers. Edited by Edith Morley. 3 vols. Frontispieces, indexes. orig. cloth, slight wear, 1st edit., J.M. Dent &Sons,1938. Ex Oxford Reference Library copy. [ Ref: RGW17555] £20


RODOLPHE, JEAN JOSEPH: Theorie d'Accompagnement et de Composition, A l'Usage des Eleves de l'Ecole Royale de Musique, Contenant l'Origin des Accords, divisee en Deux Classes, l'Harmonie Naturelle, et l'Harmonie Composee; la Basse Fondamentale de Chaque Accord, et des lecons de pratique. Oeuvre IIme Engraved title, engraved music and words; 111pp; water staining. folio disbound, [? Paris, 1785] [ Ref: RGW17764] £50
*The imprint has been overlaid with a printed label for the Italian music seller of Waltmann at Musico da Camara. Jean Joseph Rodolphe [1730-1812] was a composer, horn player and violinist. He was a teacher in composition at the Ecole Royale de Musique in Paris. He befriended Mozart when he visited the city.

RODWELL, MARY MARTHA: Caroline, Or, The Pleasures of a Birth-Day, In a Series of Amusing and Instructive Tales. 2 ( of ?5) wood-engraved plates, 2pp of adverts at end; viii+142pp. 16mo orig. cloth gilt, a little wear on extremities, 1st edit., Chapman and Hall, 1835. [ Ref: RGW19406] £20


ROLFE, FREDERICK, Baron Corvo: The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole. A Romance of Modern Venice. (Intro. by A.J.A. Symons) x+299pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1934. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW4424] £18


ROPES, MARY E.: Till the Sugar Melts. Colour frontis. and other wood-engraved illus.; 63pp; staples rusted. 8vo orig. brown cloth gilt, some marking, Religious Tract Society, n.d. [c.1895] [ Ref: RGW19587] £10


ROSENMUELLER, ERNST FRIEDRICH CARL: Institutiones ad Fundementa Linguae Arabicae. Accedunt Sententiae et Narrationes Arabicae una cum Glossario Arabico-Latino. Errata leaf; xii+447pp. 8vo 19th century half calf, worn, Leipzig, I. Ambros Barthii, 1818. [ Ref: RGW11390] £75


[ROSSINI, GIOACHINO]: Guglielmo Tell: Opera in quattro atti . . . ridotta per Pianoforte con Canto. Music for piano and voice, words in Italian and German, Leaf 'Personnagi &Catologo dei Pezzi' then 363pp of engraved music; lacking title, now supplied in facsimile, tear and fraying to first few leaves, some foxing. oblong folio, (10 x 14in) buckram backed retaining orig. boards, some wear on corners of boards, Vienna, Artaria e Compagni, n.d. [1830] [ Ref: RGW17808] £100
*Rossini's famous opera with libretto by Etienne de Jouy and Hippolyte Bis was first performed in Paris in 1829. It was performed regularly in Vienna from 1830.

ROUSSEAU, JEAN JACQUES: La Nouvelle Heloise, ou Lettres de Deux Amants, Habitants d'une Petite Ville au Pied des Alpes. 4 vols. Half-titles, 6 engraved plates. 8vo contemp. French mottled calf gilt, spine with green leather spine labels, and urn tool, red leather diamond in middle of front covers, lettered in gilt "A L'Amitie", slight wear on corners, a.e.g., Rouen, P. Dumesnil, L'An 3 [1794-5]. [ Ref: RGW10137] £200
*Scarce well-illustrated provincial printing of the Revolutionary period of Rousseau's novel first published in 1760.

RUNYON, DAMON: Furthermore. (Ed. E.C. Bentley) Illus. by NICOLAS BENTLEY; xvi+317pp. orig. red cloth, 1st edit., 1938 [ Ref: RGW12760] £5


RUNYON, DAMON: More than Somewhat. (Ed. E.C. Bentley) Illus. by NICOLAS BENTLEY; xxii+312pp. orig. orange cloth, some wear, Reprint, 1937. [ Ref: RGW12761] £5


RUSKIN, JOHN: The Seven Lamps of Architecture. 14 tissued etched plates after Ruskin, appendices; xvi+222pp; a little spotting to some plates. folio contemp. full vellum gilt, covers with triple fillet border and corner decorations, bevelled edges, green morocco spine label, gilt decoration on turndowns, a little scuffing to label, t.e.g., rest uncut, New edition, Orpington, G. Allen, 1880. Very good copy. Book label of Elizabeth Coode. [ Ref: RGW14897] £75
*A lovely edition, for which Ruskin wrote a new preface, printed by Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press.

RUSSELL, DOROTHY: Betty's Diary A Tale for Children. Colour-printed frontispiece; 128pp. orig. cloth gilt, wear on extremities, 1st edit., Blackie &Son, [1882]. [ Ref: RGW16663] £10


RUSSELL, GEORGE WILLIAM 'AE': Song and its Fountains. vi+134pp. orig. blue cloth gilt, First Edition, MacMillan &Co, 1932. Very good copy in d.w. (a little creasing at head) [ Ref: RGW18325] £50


RUSSELL, GEORGE WILLIAM 'AE': Song and its Fountains. vi+134pp. orig. blue cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, library number on spine, First Edition, MacMillan &Co, 1932. From School Library with label. [ Ref: RGW18326] £10


RUSSELL, GEORGE WILLIAM 'AE': Vale and Other Poems. viii+56pp. orig. blue cloth gilt, slight wear on extremities, uncut, First Edition, MacMillan &Co, 1931. [ Ref: RGW18327] £10


RUSSELL, GEORGE WILLIAM 'AE': Thoughts for A Convention Memorandum on the State of Ireland. 32pp. orig. printed wrappers, foxed, tear on spine causing small loss, 2nd edit., Dublin, Maunsel &Co, 1917. [ Ref: RGW18333] £10

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