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ROYAL INSTITUTION -- WHEWELL, William, Michael…

ROYAL INSTITUTION -- WHEWELL, William, Michael FARADAY, Robert Gordon LATHAM, Charles G.B. DAUBENY, John TYNDALL, James PAGET, and W.B. HODGSON (contributors). Lectures on Education delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.

London: Savill and Edwards for John W. Parker and Son, 1855.

£150

8vo (185 x 123mm). Original green cloth, boards decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt, unopened; pp. [1]-8, [1]-316, [1]-8 (advertisements); binding with slight partial fading…

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ROYAL SOCIETY. Biographical Memoirs of the Fellows…

ROYAL SOCIETY. Biographical Memoirs of the Fellows of the Royal Society 1-60. With The Royal Society Catalogue of Portraits. And The Royal Society its Origins and its Founders - 62 Volumes in Total.

The Royal Society, 1955-2014.

£1,495

Royal 8vo, original blue cloth, most volumes in dust-jackets (volumes 1, 23 and 48 lacking djs); variously illustrated with plates and images to text; very good with signs of ex-libris…

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ROYAL SOCIETY. The Royal Society A Tercentenary Tribute.

Imperial Chemical Industries Limited, 1960.

£18

8vo. Original blue cloth with contrasting white panel on the upper board and gilt letters; illustrated in colour; cloth is somewhat faded, otherwise a very good copy.A brief history of the Royal Society. (HDM)

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ROYALTY. Postcard of the Coronation Procession of 1911.

Rotary Photographic Series. 1911.

£12

270 x 140mm, black and white Giant Card showing King George V and Queen Mary passing through the New Admiralty Arch. A little creased otherwise a very good copy.King George and Queen…

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ROYALTY The Coronation Tattoo Aldershot Official Programme.

Gale and Polden Ltd. 1937.

£12

8vo., original decorative wrappers. Wrappers a little browned otherwise a very good copy.First edition. The tattoo ran from June 10th to June 19th with 8 performances.

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RUBENSTEIN, Arthur. My Young Years.

RUBENSTEIN, Arthur. My Young Years.

Jonathan Cape.1980.

£12

8vo. In original cloth with dustwrapper. In excellent condition.Reissue.

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RUDLAND, Peter. From Scribble to Script.

George Allen & Unwin, 1955.

£28

8vo, original boards, in dust-jacket; illustrated with images and facsimiles of various hands; very good.First edition.

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Rudyard Kipling 'If'

£48

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Rudyard Kipling 'If'

£48

Modern facsimile.

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RULAND, Wilhelm. Legends of the Rhine.  With…

RULAND, Wilhelm. Legends of the Rhine. With illustrations from paintings by celebrated Artists.

Cologne. Hoursch & Bechstedt. [c.1910]

£148

8vo., original decorative cloth, all edges gilt. With illustrations from paintings by celebrated artists. Neat inscription otherwise a fine copy.New English edition.

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RUMBELOW, Donald. The Complete Jack the Ripper.

W.H. Allen, 1987.

£25

8vo, original boards, in dust-jacket; illustrated in black and white; jacket edges a little rumpled but near fine.Reprint of the revised edition. Signed by the author on the title-page.

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RUSHDIE, Salman. The Moor's Last Sigh

RUSHDIE, Salman. The Moor's Last Sigh

Jonathan Cape, 1995.

£30

8vo, original boards, in dust-jacket; a near fine copy.First edition.

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RUSKIN, John. Modern Painters.

RUSKIN, John. Modern Painters.

The Blackfriars Publishing Co., n.d. c 1900.

£98

Small 8vo. Five vols. Publisher's quarter dark blue ribbed cloth gilt, over pale blue watered silk covered boards, top edges gilt; pp. lxxii, 464; pp. xvi, 248; pp. xiv, [4], 372; pp. xii…

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RUSSELL, Bertrand Portraits From Memory

New York, Simon And Schuster, 1956.

£28

First U.S Edition. A collection of Essays by Betrand Russell, analysing and describing the lives of his contemporaries and associates, amongst whom numbered George Bernard Shaw, Joseph…

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RUSSELL, Bertrand The Impact of Science on Society

London, George Allen and Unwin, 1952.

£38

8vo. Original maroon cloth with dust wrapper; pp.140, [4, advertisements]; very good, with past ownership bookplate attached to front paste-down endpaper.First Edition. Based upon lectures…

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