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STEWART, Thomas. The rainfall on Table Mountain (Read June 19, 1912). From the Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. Vo. III., Part 1, 1913. [s.n.]. 1913. First offprint edition.
41-46pp. Original publisher's green printed paper wraps. Light dust-soiling to extremities, ink-stamp of the Royal Meteorological Society and pen and coloured pencil annotations to upper wrap. Occasional spot of foxing to margins, ink annotations to text of rainfall tables. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of upper wrap; 'The Royal Meteorological Society, with the authors compliments.'
Price
£ 50.00
STOCKTON, Frank R[ichard]. The Adventures of Captain Horn. Cassell and Company, Limited. 1895. Fourth edition.
[1], viii, 440, 7, [17]. With half-title and a terminal publisher's catalogue. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle marked and rubbed, sunned. Armorial bookplate of 'Llangattock' to FEP, near contemporary ink gift inscription to half-title, very short marginal tear to P7, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
STRACHEY, Lytton. Portraits in miniature and other essays. Chatto & Windus. 1931. First edition.
Limited edition, number 19 of 260 copies signed and numbered by the author. [10], 217pp, [3]. With a half-title. Original publisher's red half-buckram, grey buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. A trifle marked. Book-label to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
STRAUSS, Frederick. Helon's pilgrimage to jerusalem. A picture of judaism, in the century which preceded the advent of our saviour. Printed for J. Mawman. 1824. First edition in English.
In two volumes. [5], x-xxiv, 371, [1]; [4], 396pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled olive green calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. Rubbed and a trifle marked, loss and chipping to lettering-pieces. Marbled endpapers, later armorial bookplates of Henry Birkbeck to both FEPs, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
STROTHER, Edward. Euodia: or, a discourse on causes and cures. In Two Parts. The First, Contains a Short and Easy method, how to discover the Causes of any Disease. The Second, Gives Plain Instructions how to proceed in the Cure of all, but more particularly Complicated Diseases. Printed for Charles Rivington. 1718. Second edition.
[12], 211pp, [17]. Contemporary tooled calf boards, rebacked in recent calf with burgundy calf lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed with loss to upper board. Hinges cracked, bookplate of Frederic Wood Jones to FEP, recent armorial bookplate of Denis Gibbs with motto "Tenax Propositi" to recto of FFEP, loss to head of title leaf touching ruled border, otherwise internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
STRUTT, Joseph. The Test of Guilt; Or Traits of Antient Superstition. A Dramatic Tale.. Printed for Appleyards..... 1808. First?.
vii, [1], 119, [1]. With half title. [Bound with:] The Bumpkins' Disaster; or The Journey to London: Containing the Whimsical Adventures of Ploughshire and Clodpoll; Incidental to which are described, A Consultation of the Fairies; Including also the Legendary History of Waltham Cross. A Collection of Fragments. London. Printed for Appleyards..., 1808. viii, 55pp, [1]. With half-title. Recent half speckled brown calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt.
Price
£ 300.00
STURM, [Christoph Christian]. Reflections on the Wisdom, Power, & Goodness of god. Selected from sturm's reflections. Printed by A. O'Neil. 1821. Second edition.
vii, [8]-180pp. With a woodcut frontispiece, and numerous woodcut vignettes throughout. Original publisher's red morocco-backed drab paper boards. Boards heavily worn, marked, and soiled. Ink inscriptions and pen trials of 'Jeremiah Bard' to FEP, occasional creasing and light spotting.
Price
£ 100.00
SWEET, Robert. Hortus Suburbanus Londinensis: or, a catalogue of plants cultivated in the neighbourhood of London; arranged according to the Linnean system... Printed for James Ridgway. 1818. First edition.
[3], vi-xi, [1], 242pp. Without half-title. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbing to spine with some loss, splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 200.00
SWIFT, [Jonathan]. The right of precedence between Physicians and Civilians Enquir'd into. Printed at Dublin in the Year 1720; and Reprinted at London for J. Roberts. [1720?]. Second edition.
32pp. With a half-title. Recent calf-backed marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to extremities. Near contemporary inked ownership inscription of Isaac Atkinson to head of half-title, contemporary inked ownership inscription of Ed. Chaloner to first page of text, leaves lightly browned, occasional spotting, chipping to margins of final leaf.
Price
£ 250.00
SYKES, W. H., Lieut.-Colonel. Discussion of meteorological observations taken in India, at various heights, embracing those at Dodabetta on the Neelgherry Mountains, at 8640 feet above the level of the sea. From the Philosophical Transactions. - Part II. for 1850. Printed by R. and J. E. Taylor. 1850. First offprint edition.
[3], 298-378pp. With three folding tables and four folding plates as called for. Disbound. Plates detached from text-block, one plates trimmed with slight loss to text, no loss of sense, occasional spots of light foxing and dust-soiling. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title; 'The Meteorological Society from the author.'
Price
£ 75.00
S[hewell]., J[ohn].T[alwin].. A Tribute to the Memory of William Cowper, author of The Task and Other Poems, Occasioned by the perusal of his works, and Hayley's Memoirs of his Life. Printed and Sold by J. Raw; Sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees.... 1808. Second Edition.
[4], 34pp, [2]. With a half-title. Later blue paper wraps.
Price
£ 300.00
S[ULKOWSKI], I. A. M.. An historical account and description of the city of moscow; so justly celebrated for it's antiquity and magnificent building; the religion, customs, and manners of its inhabitants; charitable institutions, learned men, diversions, &c. &c. &c.. Printed for the author, and sold by Underwood and Blacks. 1813. First edition.
16, 25-32, 17-24, 33-47pp, [1]. Partially misbound. Contemporary gilt-tooled marbled calf, A.E.G. Extremities worn, upper joint split. Marbled endpapers, lightly spotted. Inked inscription of 'I. A. M. Sulkowski / Prince of Lissa' to dedication page.
Price
£ 1,250.00
TAILLEFER, Nugent. Rondeaus of the British Auxiliary Forces. Stanley Lucas, Weber & Co.. 1883. Ninth edition.
viii, 24, 24a-24z, 24aa-24xx, 25-168pp, [2] advertisements. Original publisher's red cloth, gilt. Ink staining and some fading to binding. Small split to spine and rubbing to extremities.
Price
£ 75.00
TANSILLO, Luigi. The Nurse, a poem. Translated from the Italian of luigi tansillo. By william roscoe. Printed by J. M'Creery. 1800. Second edition.
31, [1], 89, [3], 34pp. With half-title, and five line illustrations in the text. Parallel Italian and English text. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of 'Robert J. Hayhurst' to FEP, very occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 125.00
TANSILLO, Luigi. The Nurse, a poem. Translated from the Italian of Luigi Tansillo. By William Roscoe. Printed for B. Dornin. 1800. Third edition.
31, [1], 89, [3], 34pp. In three parts; a life of Tansillo, the nurse, and notes - each has separate pagination, the register is continuous. The poem has parallel Italian and English texts. With a half-title. Contemporary calf, morocco lettering-piece, gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Rubbed, joints cracked, some loss to head of spine. Upper hinge cracked, armorial bookplate of Roberti Bourne to FEP.
Price
£ 100.00