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SAXBY, S. M.. Foretelling weather, being a description of a newly-discovered lunar weather-system. Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts. 1862. First edition.
21pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Foxing and minor spots of soiling to extremities. Ink-stamps of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper cover and title.
Price
£ 100.00
SCHAFFER, Jacob Christian. Apus pisciformis insecti aquatici species noviter detecta brevibusque descripta a Jacobo Christiano Schaeffero... Typis Christ. Gott. Seiffarti Viduae. 1757. Editio secunda [i.e. second edition].
24pp. With an engraved hand-coloured folding plate of anatomical diagrams of numerous specimens. Disbound. All leaves a trifle toned, A2 and A3 detached from text block, short tear to head of title, small paper repair to margin of same, occasional spots of light foxing, pen trial to verso of plate.
Price
£ 200.00
SCHEFFERUS, Johannes. Israel Erlandi fil de vita et miraculis Sancti Erici Sueciae Regis. Typis Nicolai Wankivii. 1675.
[12], 191pp, [1]. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities discoloured and slightly marked, paper library shelf-labels to spine and upper board. Without front and rear pastedowns, ink-stamps to blank fly-leaves of the 'Franciscan Library Greyfriars Oxford', small hole and paper repair to FFEP with manuscript annotations to verso alongside the ink-stamp of Leipzig bookseller Oswald Weigel and the contemporary ownership inscription of 'Erico Odhelio' dated 1677, occasional ink underlining and corrections to text, a trifle browned.
Price
£ 250.00
SCHELSTRATE, Emmanuel. De disciplina arcani contra disputationem ernesti tentzelii. Dissertatio apologetica per d. emanuelem a schelstrate... Typis Sac. Congregat. de Propaganda Fide. 1685.
[18], 112, 117-120, 113-116, 121-160, [8]. Leaves P3-4 misbound. [Bound with:] [NICAISE, Claude]. De nummo pantheo hadriani imperatoris, ad illmum spanhemium dissertatio... Lugundi [i.e. Leiden]. Apud Anissonios, Joan. Poseul, & Cl. Rigaud, 1690. [16], 73, 7pp, [6]. With numerous woodcut numismatic illustrations in the text. [And:] USSHER, James. Veterum epistolarum hibernicarum sylloge... Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Ex Officina Lud. Billaine, 1665. [14], 92pp. With half-title. Quarto. Near contemporary speckled vellum, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities discoloured and a trifle marked, slight splitting to joints. Ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly dust-soiled, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 400.00
SCHIMMELPENNINCK, Mary Anne. Life of mary anne schimmelpenninck. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts. 1858. First edition.
In two volumes. xi, [1], 345, [1]; ix, [1], 275pp, [1]. With half-titles, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a 32pp publisher advertisement catalogue to Vol. II. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. short marginal tear to head of leaf A3, Vol. II, very occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 250.00
SCHOTT, Gaspar. R. P. Gasparis Schotti, e Soc. Jesu, magia physiognomica, sive Disserttio de notis latentis animi, & suturorum successuum humano corpori a natura impressis... Typis Haeredum Widmanstadii. [1742].
122pp, [6]. Original publisher's speckled paper boards. Rubbed, loss to cracked spine. Very light damp-staining throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
SCHOWART, Anton Wilhelm. Observations historical and genealogical: in which the originals of the emperor, kings, electors, and other the sovereign princes of Europe. With a series of their births, matches, more remarkable actions, and deaths. As also the augmentations, decreasings, and pretences of each family, are drawn down to the year MDCXC... Printed for J. Walthoe. 1693. First English edition.
[16], 480pp. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Bookplate of Bath Municipal Reference Library to recto of FFEP alongside their ink shelf-marks, occasional worming to bottom margins.
Price
£ 125.00
SCHUCK, A.. Taifune an der Sudkuste Japans 20. - 23. und 30. September 1869. Separat-Abdruck aus den Verhandlungen des Vereins fur Naturw. Unterhaltung. Band VI. [s.n.]. 1869. First offprint edition.
20pp. With a folding map. Original publisher's plain tan paper wraps. Foxing to extremities. Creasing to all leaves. Ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society, and title in manuscript, to upper wrap. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of upper wrap; 'For the library of the Meteorological Society London by the author A. Schuck. Hamburg 24 Mai 1887.'
Price
£ 100.00
SCOTT, Job. Journal of the life, travels, and gospel labours, of that faithful servant, and minister of christ, job scott. Re-printed for, and Sold by W. Leicester. 1798.
[2], x, 281pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, gilt. Heavily rubbed, splitting to joints and spine with loss to head and foot. Ink ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp. From the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with neat ink-stamps to verso of title and margin of p51.
Price
£ 100.00
SCOTT, Thomas. Essays on the most important subjects in religion. Printed by D. Jaques. 1794. First edition.
[4], 326pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities rubbed, wear to boards. Later book-label of 'John Roper, Maidenhead' to FEP, pasted above ink ownership inscription 'Wm. Spurnett / Bot at a sale', very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
SCOTT, Walter. Ballads and Lyrical Pieces. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. For Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1806. First Edition.
[8], 180pp. With half-title, but without the advertisements.. Recent paper boards, paper lettering-piece. A fine copy
Price
£ 150.00
SCOTT, Walter. The Lady of the Lake; A Poem. Printed for John Ballantyne and Co.. 1810. First Edition, First Issue.
[10], 290pp, cxxix, [1]. With half-title and engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slightly rubbed, joints cracked. First state, with p.288 reading 'END OF CANTO SIXTH'
Price
£ 350.00
SCRIPTORES HISTORIAE AUGUSTAE. In hoc volumine continentur. Nervae & Traiani, atq; Adriani Caesarum vitae ex Dione, Georgio Merula Interprete... [Venetiis, i.e. Venice]. [1519]. Second Aldine edition.
[8], 422ff, [2]. Seventeenth-century (Scottish?) speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece gilt. A handsome copy, with slightest of wear to joints, spine and some faint cracking to calf of lower board. Internally a remarkably fine, fresh, crisp copy. Seventeenth-century armorial bookplate of John Hay, Marquis of Tweeddale to FEP. With some marginal manuscript notes, in Latin and occasionally shaved, in the hand of Francisci Bologneti whose name is also inscribed to head of title.
Price
£ 2,000.00
SEMPLE, J[ames] G[eorge]. The life of major j. g. semple lisle; containing a faithful narrative of the alternate vicissitudes of splendor and misfortune... Printed for W. Stewart. 1800. Second edition.
xxii, [2], 382pp. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary calf, tooled in gilt and blind. Some rubbing, upper joint split with board held by cords only. Marbled endpapers, shelf-label to FEP, slight offsetting to title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 350.00
SEWELL, Mary. Poems by Mrs. G. Sewell, Relict of the late Rev. Geo. Sewell, Rector of Byfleet, Surrey. Printed and Sold by R. Wetton and Sons.. 1803. First Edition.
[8], v, [3], xxviii, [4], 265pp, [1]. Contemporary half russia over marbled boards, spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, joints cracked, small chip to head of spine.
Price
£ 200.00