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SHAKESPEAR, John. A grammar of the hindustani language; to which is added a grammar of the dakhni. WM. H. Allen & Co.. 1855. Sixth edition.
xv, [1], 192pp. With an engraved frontispiece and five engraved plates depicting Hindustani characters. Original publisher's brown cloth, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed and marked, some loss to head and foot of spine, substantial loss to lettering-piece. Hinges exposed, recent ink ownership inscription to FFEP, light foxing to plates.
Price
£ 100.00
SHAW, John. Woolton green: a domestic tale; with Other Miscellaneous Poems. Printed by Perry and Metcalfe. 1825. First edition.
xii, [5], 12-192pp. Rough-cut leaves. With two engraved plates bound at front. Contemporary calf over blue paper boards, lettering piece, gilt. Extremities somewhat rubbed, damp-staining to boards, corners bumped. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional marginal dust-soiling.
Price
£ 175.00
SHAW, W. N. COHEN R. Waley. On the seasonal variation of atmospheric temperatures in the British Isles, and its relation to wind-direction, with a note on the effect of sea temperature on the seasonal variation of air temperature. From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 69. Harrison and Sons. [1901]. First offprint edition.
85pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Very light soiling to extremities, ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society to upper wrap. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of upper wrap; 'With the authors complts.'
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£ 50.00
SHELDRAKE, T[imothy]. A description of the theory and properties of inclined plane wheels, by which power and velocity will be increased, and friction diminished, in any machinery into which they can be introduced; and by this means The Effect of such Machinery will be greatly increased. Printed for Messrs. Egerton...Taylor...and Asperne. 1811. First edition.
[4], iv, 86pp, [3]. With a half-title, and three engraved plates (one folding). With two terminal advertisement leaves (numbered 42-44) bound in from another work, the first of which pasted to the verso of final leaf of text. Later red cloth-backed marbled boards, earlier printed paper lettering-piece to upper board. Extremities rubbed and a trifle soiled, small tear to foot of spine. Without front and rear free-endpapers, offsetting from plates, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
SHEPERD, Rev. Mr. James. Sermons on the Following Subjects; Viz. I. Life from Christ. II. The Physician of Souls. III. The Incarnation of Christ. IV. The Expediency and Necessity of the Sufferings of Christ. V. Reconciliation to God By the Blood of Christ.... Printed for James Buckland. 1748. First Edition.
xii, 176pp, [4]. With two final leaves of advertisements. Contemporary sheep, rubbed and scuffed, with some loss to spine. Bookplate of the Rev. E.S. Bunting, Yelden Rectory to FEP.
Price
£ 175.00
SHEPPARD, William. The president of presidents. Or, One General President for Common Assurances by Deeds: Wherein there is an Extract of all the general Learning and Forms of Presidents now extant. Out of which you may be fitted for most Purposes and Cases; and be able to finde the Faults of any Conveyances, and so judge of your Right and Title to your Lands and Goods; here being (upon the matter) the Effect and Quintessence of all Books of this kind. Of Singular use and profit to all men.. Printed by J[ames] C[otrell] for Robert Pawlet. 1677. Second edition.
[8], 364pp, [14]. Title page is a cancel. Contemporary tooled calf, recently rebacked, recornered, and varnished, recent contrasting red morocco lettering piece. Boards rubbed and soiled, title and author in manuscript to fore-edge. Unidentified armorial bookplate with motto 'Dat Cura Quietem' to FEP alongside booksellers stamp of Wildy & Sons Ltd., bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to recto of FFEP, occasional marginal annotations in ink.
Price
£ 250.00
SHERER, Moyle. The story of a life. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1825. First edition.
In two volumes. [3], vi-xii, 316; [2], 364pp. Without half-titles. Ink deletion of three lines to p.60 of Vol. I and two lines to p.110 of Vol. II. [Bound uniformly with:] SHERER, Moyle. Tales of the wars of our times. London. Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1829. First edition. In two volumes. [3], vi-vii, [1], 364; [2], 369pp, [1]. Without half-titles. Single prefatory leaf of Vol. I nearly detached from text-block, first leaf of Vol II text working loose, wax soiling to text p.323 without loss of sense. 8vo. Handsomely bound by Henry George of Bath in contemporary calf, black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Lightly foxed, occasional spots of marking to margins. Ink ownership inscriptions to blank fly-leaves of both volumes of second work; 'George & Mary Anne / Sherer / Vicarage / Mansfield'.
Price
£ 200.00
SHERIDAN, Charles Francis.. A History of the Late Revolution in Sweden: Containing An Account of the Transactions of the Three Last Diets of That Country; Preceded By a Short Abstract of the Swedish History, So Far as Was Necessary to Lay Open the True Caufes of That Remarkable Eve. Printed By M.Mills. 1778. First Dublin edition.
[4], 443pp. Contemporary sheep with contrasting morocco lettering piece, gilt. Worn with some splitting to spine, occasional staining to text.
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£ 100.00
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. Pizarro; a tragedy, in five acts; as performed at the theatre royal in Drury-Lane: taken from the german drama of kotzebue; and adapted to the english stage. Printed for James Ridgway. 1799. First edition.
[8], 76pp, [4]. Without two terminal advertisement leaves. Final line of Act 4 [p. 64] reads: "No!---thought and memory are my Hell.", a variant edition reads: "No living---thought and memory are my Hell." Recent plain paper wrappers. Slight chipping to spine. Title-page a trifle dust-soiled and working loose, small marginal hole to G3, very light damp-staining to latter half of text-block.
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£ 50.00
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The speech of richard brinsley sheridan, Esq. in the house of commons, (8th December 1802) on the motion for the army establishment for the ensuing year. Printed for John Stockdale. 1802. First edition.
22pp, [2]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent navy morocco-backed blue buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, foxed and dust-soiled throughout.
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£ 125.00
SHERWOOD, [Mary Martha]. Dudley castle. William Darton and Son. c.1832. First edition.
108pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title. Original publisher's red roan-backed marbled paper boards, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to spine. Ink gift inscription to verso of frontispiece, light foxing, a fine copy.
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£ 150.00
SHIRLEY, [Walter]. A narrative of the Principal circumstances relative to The Rev. Mr. Wesley's Late conference, Held in Bristol, August the 6th, 1771...with the declaration then agreed to By Mr. Wesley, and Fifty-Three of the Preachers in Connexion with him. In a letter to a friend. Printed by W. Gye. 1771. First edition.
24pp. Disbound. Ink-spotting to title-page and terminal leaf, else a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 75.00
SHIRREFF, Emily. Intellectual education and its influence on the character and happiness of women. Smith, Elder and Co.. 1862. New edition.
xii, 276pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Browning to title-page, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 350.00
SHIRREFS, Andrew. Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect. Printed for the Author, By D. Willison. 1790. First edition.
xxviii, [2], xv-xxvii, [2], 30-365pp, [1], 41pp, [1]. With half-title, list of subscribers, and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Recent calf backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Occasional browning and foxing throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
SIDNEY, Sir Philip. Aphorisms of sir philip sidney; with remarks by Miss Porter. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1807. First edition.
In two volumes. [4], xv, [2], vi, 222, [2]; vi, 225pp, [1]. With half-titles, and an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Substantial loss to spines, joints split, boards working loose, loss to lower board, a trifle marked. Ink ownership inscriptions to half-titles, loss to final five leaves, primarily marginal but touching text in places with slight loss of sense.
Price
£ 75.00