General Antiquarian Books and Literature
ROSENTHAL, Harold (editor). Opera Annual, No.5. Special Festivals Number.
John Calder. 1958.
Royal 8vo. Original black cloth; illustrated with photographs; small faded patch on front cover, otherwise a very good copy in dust-jacket which has portions missing from spine and front panel.First edition.
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. Dante and His Circle, with the Italian Poets Preceding him (1100-1200-1300). A Collection of Lyrics Translated in the Original Metres by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. New Edition, with Preface by William M. Rossetti.
Ellis and Elvey. 1892.
8vo. Handsomely bound by Fazakerley in petrol blue morocco, the sides with an elaborate floriate curlicue design surrounding a central oval, similar design to the spine, gilt turn-ins, all…
ROTHSCHILD LIBRARY. A Catalogue of the Collection of Eighteenth-Century Printed Books and Manuscripts Formed by Lord Rothschild.
Royal 8vo. 2 vols.; original beige cloth with red cloth spines; illustrated with 60 plates; a very good set.A reprint of the work originally privately printed in 1954. This catalogue is an…
ROUSSEAU, J.J. The Confessions. Translated from the French by W. Conyngham Mallory.
New York: Brentano's. 1928.
8vo. 2 vols.; contemporary half purple morocco, gilt panelled spines with floral centre tools, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others uncut; 13 plates; a little chip to top edge of…
'one of the essential pivots of any colour plate Library'
ROWLANDSON, Thomas (illus.) and William COMBE (text). The English Dance of Death and The Dance of Life.
Printed by J. Diggens, St Anne's Lane for R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101, Strand, 1815-1817.
Royal 8vo (three volumes). Sometime rebound in arts and crafts style full crushed red morocco gilt by W. Root & Son, boards with double gilt-ruled fillet borders enclosing triple rules…
ROWLANDSON, Thomas. John KING (intro.). Loyal Volunteers of London and Environs Infantry and Cavalry in their respective uniforms.
Hugh Evelyn, 1972.
4to., recently rebound in full dark blue buckrum with a leather contrasting label which is blocked in gilt; ( pp title page, publishers page and introduction by J. R. Y. King) full-colour…