All Books

SMITHERS, Henry. Liverpool, its commerce, statistics, and institutions; with a history of the cotton trade. Printed by Thos. Kaye. 1825. First edition.
[8], viii, 461pp, [1], iii, [1]. With half-title, and two leaves of plates. Extra illustrated with 46 tipped-in engraved plates, several further plates and newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Contemporary [original?] drab paper boards, rebacked and recornered in late nineteenth-century tan calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. A trifle rubbed, some surface loss to boards. Ink ownership inscription to FEP; 'R. R. Made-King / 1894', engraved folding map of the city dated 1829 pasted to FFEP - split along folds into three sections, two of which now loosely inserted, manuscript contents to front blank fly-leaf detailing the insertion of 28 plates from Troughton publication circa 1810 [The History of Liverpool?], repaired tear to half-title, occasional light spotting, browning, and offsetting, foxing to plates.
Price
£ 350.00
SMUTS, J[an] C[hristiaan]. Freedom. Being the Rectorial Address delivered at St. Andrews University on Oct. 17th, 1934. Alexander Maclehose & Co.. 1934. First edition.
36pp. Original publisher's white cloth, lettered in black, with dustwrapper. Slight rubbing and discolouration to extremities, wrapper soiled in places with some loss and tearing at edges. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Lady Jellicoe in friendship & love from J. C. Smuts. Oct. 1934', being Lady Gwendoline Jellicoe, wife of late Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Jellicoe.
Price
£ 150.00
SMYTH, A. W.. The collateral circulation in aneurism. Report of the successful ligation of the innominate, the common carotid, the vertebral, and the internal mammary arteries, in a case of right subclavian aneurism. [s.n.]. 1876. First edition.
25pp, [1]. Disbound. Occasional light spots of dust-soiling, creasing to leaves.
Price
£ 100.00
SOCIETY OF DILETTANTI. Report of the Committee of the Society of Dilettanti, appointed by the Society to superintend the expedition lately sent by them to Greece and Ionia... Printed by order of the Society for the use of the members, by W. Bulmer. 1814. First edition.
[2], 18pp. Parallel columns in Italian and English text. Stitched in original publisher's tan plain paper wrappers, paper label to upper cover reading; 'March, 1816 / A volume containing the unedited Antiquities of Attica will be / published early in May. - 200 Copies only will be taken off for Sale. / Those who are desirous of possessing the Work are requested to apply / to-' Slight marginal damp-staining, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
SOCIETY OF DILETTANTI. Report of the Committee of the Society of Dilettanti, appointed by the Society to superintend the expedition lately sent by them to Greece and Ionia... Printed by order of the Society for the use of the members, by W. Bulmer. 1814. First edition.
[2], 18pp. Parallel columns in Italian and English text. Stitched in original publisher's tan plain paper wrappers, paper label to upper cover reading; 'March, 1816 / A volume containing the unedited Antiquities of Attica will be / published early in May. - 200 Copies only will be taken off for Sale. / Those who are desirous of possessing the Work are requested to apply / to-' Loss to spine, wrappers marked and working loose. Slight marginal browning, some creasing, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 75.00
SOCIETY OF NAVAL GENTLEMEN. Britannia triumphant: or, An Account of the Sea-Fights and Victories of the English Nation, From the earliest Times, down to the Conclusion of the late War...to which is prefixed, A Large Introduction, Containing the History of Navigation... Sold by R. James. 1766. Second edition.
li, [1], 224pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, joints cracked, ink inscription to lower board. Overall internally clean and crisp, later ink inscription to recto of FFEP, marginal ink annotation to title, ink-stamped initials to front blank fly-leaf and top margin of first page of text.
Price
£ 225.00
SOCIETY OF NAVAL GENTLEMEN. Britannia triumphant: or, An Account of the Sea-Fights and Victories of the English Nation, From the earliest Times, down to the Conclusion of the late War...to which is prefixed, A Large Introduction, Containing the History of Navigation... Printed for R. James. 1767.
li, [1], 224pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and five engraved plates. Contemporary sheep, recently rebacked with contemporary spine laid-on, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Extremities worn, surface repairs to boards, some marking. Lightly foxed throughout.
Price
£ 250.00
SOLOMON, S.. An account of that most excellent medicine, The Cordial Balm of Gilead, which is prepared (only) by s. solomon, M.D. Of the University and College of Physicians, and Author of "The Guide to Health," at solomon's-place, liverpool... Printed by J. Fletcher, Foregate-street. [1800?].
8pp. Fore and bottom edges uncut. Without original stitching, a little foxed.
Price
£ 450.00
SOTHEBY, William. A Poetical Epistle to Sir George Beaumont, Bart. On the Encouragement of the British School of Painting.. Printed for John Wright. 1801. First Edition.
37pp, [3]. With half title and final advertisement leaf. Uncut in contemporary marbled wraps. Undoubtedly a family copy, with the ink inscription of 'A. Wright, March 13th 1803', presumably Wright's daughter, to head of half title.
Price
£ 1,250.00
SOTHEBY, William. Saul; A Poem, in Two Parts. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies...by W. Bulmer and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
[8], 190pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Slightly later polished calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers and edges. Slightly rubbed, upper board a little faded and upper joint starting.
Price
£ 150.00
SOTHEBY, William. The Georgics of Virgil Translated. Printed for J. Wright. 1800. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, [2], 229pp, [1]. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and a little chipped to spine, cracking to joints.
Price
£ 150.00
SOUTH, Robert. Musica Incantans, sive poema exprimens musicae vires, Juvenum in Insaniam adigentis, et Musici inde Periculum. Typis W. H. Impensis G. West. 1667. Second edition.
[2], 19pp, [1]. Later vellum backed paper boards. Extremities a trifle worn with some spots of soiling. FFEP an title detached from text-block, light browning in places.
Price
£ 250.00
SOUTHEY, Robert. All for Love; and the Pilgrim to Compostella. John Murray. 1829. First Edition.
[8], 221pp, [3]. With engraved frontispiece, half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Original blue blind-stamped cloth, with printed paper lettering-piece. Slight chip to lettering-piece, a little fading to binding, else a fine copy. Occasional marking to page-edges. Book label of W.C. Kemm to FEP.
Price
£ 50.00
SOWERBY, G[eorge] B[rettingham]. [Extracted from the Linnean Society's journal - zoology, vol. xx.] Descriptions of fourteen new species of shells. [s.n.]. c.1890. First offprint edition.
[1], 396-400pp. With a hand-coloured, engraved plate depicting 20 shell types. Stitched in original publisher's plain pink paper wrappers. Dust-soiling and some creasing to extremities. Final leaf and plate detached, else clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of upper cover; 'From the author / Walter Crouch from G. B. Sowerby / Feb 1890'.
Price
£ 100.00
SPENCE, James. Cases of Tracheotomy in Croup, and for the Removal of Foreign Bodies. Printed By Murray and Gibb. 1858. First edition.
19pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece of two anatomical diagrams. Original publisher's plain tan paper wraps. Dust-soiling to extremities, remnant of postage stamp to lower wrap. All leaves and plate creased down centre, some tearing and loss to top margin of a majority of leaves, and no point touching text.
Price
£ 150.00