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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
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.
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£ 400.00
SCHMIER, Benedict. SCHARZ, Oddo. Fundamentum et vertex universi juris canonici, id est, romanus, et summus pontifex, publicae disputationis venerationi tractatu canonico In Alma Archi-Episcopali Universitate Salisburgensi propositus authore et praeside p. benedicto schmier...defendente r. r. f. oddone scharz... Typis Joannis Josephi Mayr. [1716]. First edition.
[16], 305pp, [7]. Contemporary brocade papers wrappers, later paper shelf labels to spine, A.E.G. Extremities marked, some loss to cracked spine. Damp-staining to initial four gatherings, foxed.
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.
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£ 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
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, Sir Walter. Peveril du pic, par sir walter scott; traduit de l'anglais par le traducteur des romans historiques de sir walter scott. A la librarie de Charles Gosselin. 1823. First French edition.
In five volumes. Contemporary half-vellum, green paper boards, manuscript lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed and discoloured. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to recto of all FFEPs, loss to lower corners of two leaves of Vol. I, one of Vols. II and III respectively, and two of Vol. IV - just clipping text in some instances, Vol. V partially misbound, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 150.00
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'
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£ 350.00
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
SEWELL, W[illiam]. Collegiate reform. A sermon preached before the university of oxford, on the first sunday in advent, 1853. John Henry Parker. 1853. First edition.
[2], 40pp. Presentation copy, ink inscription to head of title; 'From the author' - sadly shaved away in part. [Bound after a defective work; 'A reply to professor Vaughan's strictures...' Oxford. John Henry Parker, 1853.] 8vo. Recent plain paper boards, typed lettering-piece, marbled edges. Extremities a trifle marked and sunned. Recent ink ownership inscription to FEP, occasional dog-earing, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
SHADWELL, Charles F. A.. Tables for facilitating the determination of the latitude at sea by the simultaneous altitudes of two stars. Published by R. B. Bate. 1849. First edition.
viii, 48pp, [2]. Orignal publisher's blind-tooled cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed with some soiling, spine sunned. Ink stamp of K. Brounger to recto of FFEP, very light damp-staining to top margins throughout.
Price
£ 175.00
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