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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.
8vo (185 x 123mm). Original green cloth, boards decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt, unopened; pp. -8, -316, -8 (advertisements); binding with slight partial fading…
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.
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…
ROYAL SOCIETY. The Royal Society A Tercentenary Tribute.
Imperial Chemical Industries Limited, 1960.
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)
ROYALTY. Postcard of the Coronation Procession of 1911.
Rotary Photographic Series. 1911.
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…
ROYALTY The Coronation Tattoo Aldershot Official Programme.
Gale and Polden Ltd. 1937.
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.
RUBENSTEIN, Arthur. My Young Years.
8vo. In original cloth with dustwrapper. In excellent condition.Reissue.
RUDLAND, Peter. From Scribble to Script.
George Allen & Unwin, 1955.
8vo, original boards, in dust-jacket; illustrated with images and facsimiles of various hands; very good.First edition.
Rudyard Kipling 'If'
RULAND, Wilhelm. Legends of the Rhine. With illustrations from paintings by celebrated Artists.
Cologne. Hoursch & Bechstedt. [c.1910]
8vo., original decorative cloth, all edges gilt. With illustrations from paintings by celebrated artists. Neat inscription otherwise a fine copy.New English edition.
RUMBELOW, Donald. The Complete Jack the Ripper.
W.H. Allen, 1987.
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.
RUSHDIE, Salman. The Moor's Last Sigh
Jonathan Cape, 1995.
8vo, original boards, in dust-jacket; a near fine copy.First edition.
RUSKIN, John. Modern Painters.
The Blackfriars Publishing Co., n.d. c 1900.
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, , 372; pp. xii…
RUSSELL, Bertrand Portraits From Memory
New York, Simon And Schuster, 1956.
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…
RUSSELL, Bertrand The Impact of Science on Society
London, George Allen and Unwin, 1952.
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…