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RUSKIN, John. Hortus inclusus. Messages from the wood to the garden, sent in happy days to the sister ladies of the Thwaite, Coniston, by their thankful friend. George Allen. 1887. First edition.
One of 250 large paper copies. 172pp. With half-title. Attractively bound by Zaehnsdorf in contemporary vellum, contrasting green lettering-pieces, gilt, T.E.G., marbled endpapers. A near fine copy with only very minor wear and discolouration to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
RUSKIN, John. Notes by Mr. Ruskin on Samuel Prout and William Hunt, illustrated by a loan collection of drawings exhibited at The Fine Art Society's Galleries, 148 New Bond Street. 1879-80. Printed by Strangeways & Sons. [1879]. First edition.
108pp. Original publisher's printed paper wraps. Spots of browning and soiling to extremities, chipping and some loss to spine, upper wrap separating. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light foxing.
Price
£ 50.00
RUTTY, John. A history of the rise and progress of the people called quakers, in ireland, from the year 1653 to 1700. Printed and Sold by William Phillips. 1811. Fourth edition.
iv, 328pp. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight loss to head of spine, upper joint starting. Book label of 'Henry Birkbeck, Jun.' to FEP, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
RUTTY, William. Treatise of the Urinary Passages, &c. Containing their Description, Power, and Uses; Together with the Principal Distempers that affect them; in particular the stone of the kidneys and bladder. Printed for J. Whiston. 1750. Second edition, corrected.
[8], 72pp. With half-title and four folding copper plates. Recent calf-backed marbled boards with contrasting red lettering-piece, gilt. Very light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
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£ 275.00
RYMER, Thomas. The Tragedies of The Last Age Consider'd and Examin'd by the Practice of the Ancients and by the Common sense of all Ages. In a letter to Fleetwood Shepheard, Esq. Printed for Richard Tonson. 1678. First edition.
[16], 144pp. Recent brown half-morocco, brown buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, repair of closed tear to D1 - touching text without loss of sense, occasional light spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 350.00
SALMON, [Thomas]. The Modern Gazetteer: or, a short view of the several nations of the world. Absolutely necessary for rendering the public news, and other historical occurrences, intelligible and entertaining... Printed for S. and E. Ballard et al.. 1756. Third edition.
[516]pp. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, slight cracking to spine with loss at head, some splitting to lower joint. Bookplate of 'Coker Court' to FEP, ink ownership inscription to recto of FFEP; 'Caroline Helgar. June 31st 1805', pencil inscription to head of title, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
SALMON, [Thomas]. The Modern Gazetteer: or, a short view of the several nations of the world. Absolutely necessary for rendering the public news, and other historical occurrences, intelligible and entertaining... Printed for S. and E. Ballard et al.. 1747. Second edition.
[496]pp. Contemporary calf. Substantial loss to spine, rubbing to boards. Calligraphic ownership inscription of T. Knight to recto of FFEP, lightly browned.
Price
£ 125.00
SAMUEL, Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert. The Second Lucien Wolf Memorial Lecture. Great Britiain and Palestine, Delivered in the Great Hall of University College. The Jewish Historical Society of England.. [1936]. First Edition.
29pp, [3]. Single photographic plate of the platform from which the original speech was delivered. Publisher's wraps within publisher's red cloth, gilt. A near fine copy with only the slighest of wear to extremities. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to the FEP 'With Gustave Tuck's Kind Remembrances, to Frank G. Salisbury Esq. 27 - 1 - 36'.
Price
£ 150.00
SANDERSON, Thomas. Original Poems. Printed by F. Jollie; and Sold by W. Clarke.... 1800. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 238pp. Recent buckram-backed paper boards, paper lettering-piece. Fading to boards. Original stab-stitching holes to gutter margin, blind-stamp of the Wigan Free Library to margin of title, with faint withdrawn stamp to verso, occasional light marking.
Price
£ 175.00
SANDINI, Antonio. Disputationes historicae ad vitas pontificum romanorum. Impensis Jo: Manfre. 1771.
[20], 303pp. With half-title. Contemporary vellum, lettered in gilt to spine. Some discolouration to extremities, spots of soiling. Library blind-stamp to title-page, with ink-stamp to verso, very occasional light dust-soiling to margins.
Price
£ 200.00
SANGAR, J. T.. Victory over Sin and Death! A sermon, preached in the Churches of St. Werburgh and St. James; Bristol, On Sunday, January, 12, 1812, On occasion of the Death of Miss French, Who departed this Life on the 31st, Dec, 1811, In the 26th Year of her Age...Published for the Benefit of a Near Relation of the Deceased. Sold by Longman, Hurst, & Co. et al.. [1812]. First edition.
104pp. With half-title. [Bound after:] BIDDULPH, Thomas T[regenna]. Life a vapour! St. James IV. Being the substance of a sermon...on the death of Mr. John Marker. Bristol. Printed and Sold by W. Bulgin, 1802. Second edition. 33pp, [1]. [And:] BIDDULPH, Thomas T[regenna]. Hezekiah's charge to the congregation of Judah. 2 Chron. xxix. 31. A sermon preached before the Grateful Society, in All Saints'-Church, Bristol, on Thursday, Nov. 13, 1800, being the anniversary of the nativity of the late Edward Colston, Esq. Bristol. Printed and Sold by W. Bulgin, [1800]. First edition. 32pp, [4]. With half-title. [And:] BIDDULPH, Thomas T[regenna]. A message from the tomb; being the substance of a sermon...On the death of George Gieves. Bristol. Printed and Sold by W. Bulgin, 1802. First edition. [4], 36pp. With half-title. 8vo. Later cloth-backed drab paper boards. Extremities rubbed and marked. Upper hinge exposed with board working loose, slight loss to bottom margin of B2 of first work, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
SASSOON, Siegfried. The old century and seven more years. Faber and Faber Limited. 1938. First edition.
293pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary Hatchards binding of green half-calf on green cloth boards, five raised bands, gilt, marbled endpapers. A near fine copy, with little wear to extremities, and a clean and crisp interior.
Price
£ 175.00
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
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