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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.
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£ 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.'
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£ 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.
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£ 100.00
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
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£ 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
SCOTT, Walter. The lay of the last minstrel, a poem. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme et al.. 1807. Sixth edition.
340pp. With half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grained red morocco, A.E.G. Spine and joints rubbed, corners bumped. Marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscription to blank fly-leaf of 'J. Stuart at Eton / 1808', very occasional spotting, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
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.
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£ 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.
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£ 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.
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£ 200.00
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.
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£ 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.
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£ 100.00
SHAKESPEARE, William. The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Printed by C. Whittingham. 1814.
In seven volumes. Each play has a separate title, pagination, and register. With an half-title to each volume. Engraved frontispiece of Stratford-upon-Avon and one plate depicting a bust of the playwright to Vol I. Wood-cut illustrations to play titles and act headings throughout. Attractively bound in contemporary blind-tooled burgundy morocco, richly gilt, A.E.G.. Light rubbing to extremities. Slight tears to top margin of D3 [Much Ado About Nothing] of Vol II and E3 [Taming of the Shrew] of Vol III, just touching running-title in each instance, F4 of Vol IV detached [King Henry V], shaving to margins of B6 and C6 [Romeo and Juliet] of Vol VII, touching text but with no loss of sense., first gathering of King Henry VI, Part I [Vol IV] bound out of sequence, appearing mid-way through King Henry IV, Part II, gathering D of King Henry VIII [Vol V] also misbound, appearing prior to gathering of C, two leaves of Vol. IV detached, light foxing to blank endpapers.
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£ 950.00
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.
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£ 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.'
Price
£ 50.00