General Antiquarian Books and Literature

ROSENBERG, Harold. The Tradition of the New.

New York: Horizon Press, 1959.

£58

8vo, original cloth-backed boards, in Willem de Kooning dust-jacket; a used copy; provenance: from the library of the art critic Bevis Hillier with occasional manuscript notes in his…

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ROSENTHAL, Harold (editor). Opera Annual, No.5…

ROSENTHAL, Harold (editor). Opera Annual, No.5. Special Festivals Number.

John Calder. 1958.

£18

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.

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ROSENTHAL, Harold (editor). Opera Annual, No.8.

ROSENTHAL, Harold (editor). Opera Annual, No.8.

John Calder. 1962.

£25

Royal 8vo. Original pink cloth; illustrated with photographs; light browning to endpapers, otherwise a very nice copy in the dust-jacket.First edition.

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ROSKILL, Stephen. Admiral of the Fleet. Earl Beatty.

£28

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ROSS, Josephine Beaton in Vogue.

New York. Clarkson N. Potter. 1986.

£125

Square 4to., in original cloth with price-clipped dust wrapper. With 293 illustrations, 32 in colour. Neat small red ink previous owner's stamp, spibne of wrapper slightly sunned…

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ROSS, Michael. The Reluctant King. Joseph Bonaparte King of the two Sicilies and Spain.

Sidgwick & Jackson, 1976.

£30

8vo, original boards, in dust-jacket; jacket a little faded, owner's inscription in pen on front free endpaper, internally fresh.First edition.

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ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. Dante and His Circle…

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.

£298

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…

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ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel. The Collected Works.

Ellis and Elvey, 1888.

£298

8vo (2 volumes). Full crushed morocco for Thacker & Co. of Bombay, spine lettered directly in gilt, turn ins with broken gilt-ruled fillets within wavy gilt border with small floral…

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ROTHSCHILD LIBRARY. A Catalogue of the…

ROTHSCHILD LIBRARY. A Catalogue of the Collection of Eighteenth-Century Printed Books and Manuscripts Formed by Lord Rothschild.

Dawsons. 1969.

£298

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…

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ROTHSCHILD, Miriam. Dear Lord Rothschild.

ROTHSCHILD, Miriam. Dear Lord Rothschild.

Victoria: Hutchinson. 2007.

£68

8vo. Original cloth, blocked in gilt on th spine and the boards, in the dustwrapper; pp. xxiv + 398, illustrated thoughout in colour and b&w; signed and inscribed by Miriam Rothschild to…

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ROUQUET, AndrŽ. The Present State of the Arts…

ROUQUET, AndrŽ. The Present State of the Arts in England.

Cornmarket Press, 1970.

£10

8vo, original boards; very slight foxing to edges but near fine.Facsimile reprint. Rouquet (1701-1758) was a portrait miniature painter in enamels which art he practised in London between…

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ROUSSEAU, J.J. The Confessions. Translated from…

ROUSSEAU, J.J. The Confessions. Translated from the French by W. Conyngham Mallory.

New York: Brentano's. 1928.

£350

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…

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ROWELL, George The Old Vic Theatre - A History

ROWELL, George The Old Vic Theatre - A History

Cambridge University Press 1993

£28

8vo. Original cloth and dustwrapper; fine.First edition.

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ROWLANDSON, Thomas (illus.) and William COMBE…

'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.

£3995

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…

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ROWLANDSON, Thomas. John KING (intro.). Loyal…

ROWLANDSON, Thomas. John KING (intro.). Loyal Volunteers of London and Environs Infantry and Cavalry in their respective uniforms.

Hugh Evelyn, 1972.

£150

4to., recently rebound in full dark blue buckrum with a leather contrasting label which is blocked in gilt; ([4] pp title page, publishers page and introduction by J. R. Y. King) full-colour…

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