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[SAVILE, John]. Les reports de Sir John Savile Chevalier, Nadgairis Baron de l'Exchequer, de Divers Special Cases cybien en le Court de common bank, Come l'exchequer En le Temps de Royne Elizabeth... Printed for George Pawlet, and are to be Sold by Robert Vincent. 1688.
[12], 136pp, [16]. With initial licence leaf and a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Very occasional marginal annotations in an early hand, lightly foxed and browned throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[SAYERS, James]. Elijah's Mantle. [s.n.]. [c.1806]. Unauthorised edition.
Broadside, with drop-head title, text printed in two columns. Paper watermarked 1804. Trimmed at edges, not touching text. Pen trials to verso.
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£ 125.00
[SAYERS, James]. Elijah's Mantle: A Poem. Printed for John Joseph Stockdale. 1807. First Authorised Edition.
13pp, [1]. Stitched in recent paper wraps.
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£ 125.00
[SAYERS, James]. The Uti Possidetis. and Status Quo: A Political Satire. London. 1807. First Edition.
20pp. Stitched in recent paper wraps. Sporadic spotting to text.
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£ 125.00
[SCHOOL BOOK]. Farther english examples: or book of cautions in rendering english into latin; with the Signification and Use of certain English Particles... Printed by E. Williams. 1823. New edition.
viii, 159pp, [1]. Contemporary sheep, immaculately preserved in amateur vellum wraps adapted from a legal document, which is now heavily soiled. Ink manuscript inscriptions of 'N. P. & R. M. Wood 1825' to wraps. Occasional dust-soiling and ink spotting.
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£ 75.00
[SCOTT, Walter]. [HILL, Thomas]. PRY, Peter. Marmion travestied; A Tale of Modern Times. Printed by G. Hazard...for Thomas Tegg. 1809. First Edition.
xix, [1], 56pp, 277pp, [1]. With half-title. Contemporary black calf, gilt. Rubbed, some browning to text.
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£ 200.00
[SCOTTISH AGRICULTURE]. A Farmer. A Letter to the Edinburgh Society concerning the method of managing outfield ground.. [s.n.]. 1763. First Edition.
19pp, [1]. Disbound, with original stab stitching holes evident. A2/3 biofolium detached. Marginal tear to title, without loss.
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£ 200.00
[SCROPE, Richard]. The loyal martyr; or, the life of the Most Reverend Father in god, richard scroop, Archbishop of york. Cruelly put to Death by King Henry IV. for adhering to his Rightful Sovereign. With the Articles by him exhibited against the aforesaid intruding king. Printed for T. Payne. 1722. First edition.
40pp. Recent marbled paper boards, black morocco lettering-piece to upper board, with earlier plain paper wrappers bound-in. Ink ownership inscription of 'Henry Richardson' to head of title-page, foxed throughout.
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£ 250.00
[SEVEN YEARS' WAR]. Parallele de la conduite du roi avec celle du roi d'Angleterre, electeur d'Hanovre, relativement aux affaires de l'Empire, & nommement a la rupture de la capitulation de Closter-Seven par les Hanovriens. Chez Marc Michel Rey. 1758. First edition.
[6], 192pp. Nineteenth-century half-calf, plain brown paper boards, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, library shelf-marks in correction fluid to spine. Bookplate and ink shelf-marks of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, ink numeral to verso of title, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 125.00
[SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley]. The last night. New theatre, wickham-market. By the phoenix company of comedians, On Tuesday Evening, December 17th, 1799, Will be presented, A New Tragic Play, (written by R. B. Sheridan, Esq.) call'd, Pizarro...To which will be added, An Admired Entertainment, call'd The Spoil'd Child... Printed by R. Loder. [1799].
Single leaf broadside. Unevenly trimmed, shaving, with loss of a single character to left-hand margin and headline, vertical crease and central horizontal crease, slight chipping to head, several small holes to text with old glassine tape repairs to verso.
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£ 250.00
[SHERLOCK, Thomas]. A letter from the lord bishop of london, to the Clergy and People of London and Westminster; On Occasion of the late earthquakes. Printed by Vertue and Goadby. 1750.
16pp. [Bound with:] TORRIANO, Nathanael. In compendium occidere. Misericordiae genus est. A sermon, Preached at the two adjoining Parishes of Hooe and Ningfield in Sussex...Being the Day appointed by Proclamation as a Day of Solemn Humiliation, Fasting, and Public Thanksgiving to Almighty God: On Account of The various earthquakes, and other amazing Phaenomena that happened in Lisbon... Printed by W. Lee at Lewes in Sussex. [c.1756]. Second edition.viii, 40pp. Slight loss to gutter margin at head of C. ESTC locates copies at only two locations in the British Isles (BL and Oxford), and none elsewhere. [And:] ROMAINE, William. An Alarm to a careless World. A discourse Occasioned by the late earthquakes... London. Printed for J. Worrall, 1755. [2], 3-30, [2], 24pp. With a 28pp sermon following the title-page and preceding the work proper (being without a title-page of its own), identified in manuscript to head of first leaf of text with 'This is Mr. Pickering's sermon'. Short tear, touching text, to A2 of unidentified work. Manuscript notation to head of first text leaf of identified work. [And:] ALLEN, John. The Nature and Danger of despising repeated Reproofs, considered; in a sermon preached...On Occasion of the two late earthquakes. London. Printed for J. Noon, and R. Hett, 1750. [4], 27pp, [1]. With half-title. [And:] ROGERS, John. A sermon Occasioned by the death of the Revd. Mr. William Bentley... London. Printed and Sold by G. Keith, 1751. Second edition. 59pp, [1]. Loss to gutter margin of final leaf, with loss of text and sense. [And:] NEALE, James. Published by Request. The funeral sermon of John Sarney, Husbandman... London. Printed for the Author, and Sold by J. Fuller, [1760]. 31pp, [1]. ESTC locates copies at three locations in the British Isles (BL, Dr. Williams', and Lambeth Palace), and none elsewhere. [And:] PITTS, Joseph. Submission with Praise to God, on the Death of Hopeful Children. A Sermon Preached...By Joseph Pitts, On Occasion of the Death of his only Son... London. Printed for J. Buckland, 1749. [2], vi, [1], 33pp, [5]. With half-title. [And:] [An unidentified, defective work]. 3-32pp. Without title-page. Final leaf heavily dust-soiled. [And:] BRADBURY, Thomas. Jesus christ the Only Mediator between god and Man; In opposition to deism, (which owns no Mediator;) And popery, (which has brought in an Hundred.) London. Printed for J. Oswald...J. Buckland. 1747. [2], 22pp. Shaving to top-edge with loss to first two words of title, running-title, and pagination numerals. [And:] [An unidentified, defective work]. 3-8, 11-56pp. Without title-page and leaf A4 (p.9-10). [And:] FORD, William. A sermon Preached...At the Ordination of Mr. william ford... London. Printed for J. Buckland...,1758. 84pp. Slight shaving to bottom-edge of final gathering with some loss of text and sense. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf, marbled paper boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, surface loss, cracking to spine, soiling to top-edge, corners bumped. Without front and rear free endpapers, light damp-staining and browning throughout, occasional spotting and dust-soiling.
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£ 375.00
[SHIPWRECKS], [HOUSE OF COMMONS]. First report from the select committee on shipwrecks; together with the minutes of evidence, appendix, and index. [James & Luke J. Hansard]. [1843].
xviii, 410, 106, 107-112, 107-193pp, [1]. With 19 engraved plates (four of which hand-coloured, six of which folding), and an engraved folding map. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Bookplates and ink shelf-marks of Bath Reference Library to endpapers, leaves lightly toned, very occasional light spotting.
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£ 950.00
[SHIPWRECK]. A Narrative of the Loss of the Kent East Indiaman, By Fire, in The Bay of Biscay, on the 1st March, 1825. In a Letter to a Friend. By A Passenger. Printed for Waugh and Innes. 1825. Third Edition.
[iiii-v], vi, [7]-113pp, [7]. Contermporary tan calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, by B.Hunt of Birmingham. Very slight rubbing, else a fine copy. John Drinkwater's copy, with his armorial bookplate and tipped in signature to FEP, and the signature of his wife Ellen to title page. Later bookplate of David Reginald Hay-Neave, colonial civil servant, also to FEP.
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£ 325.00
[SHIPWRECK]. A narrative of the loss of the kent east indiaman, by fire, in the bay of biscay, on the 1st march, 1825. In a letter to a friend. By a passenger. Printed for Waugh and Innes. 1826. Fourth edition.
vi, [7]-114pp, [6]. With half-title and three terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's brown paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. A trifle rubbed and marked, slightest of chipping to lettering-piece, upper joint splitting. Ink inscription to FEP; 'Stowe / Congregational Library / one week allowed for / reading', initial gathering working loose of text-block, tears to text of p.9-10 and p.11-12 without loss, slight damp-staining to terminal advertisement leaves.
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£ 150.00
[SIDDONS, Mrs.]. The last night but two of Mrs. Siddons's acting. For the Benefit of Mr. Glassington, Prompter. Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, Thus present Friday, June 26. 1812 willbe acted Shakspeare's Play of Measure for Measure... [s.n.]. [1812].
Single leaf broadside, printed on one side only. Very slight chipping to margins, lightly spotted.
Price
£ 250.00