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SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley. The speech of richard brinsley sheridan, Esq. in the house of commons, (8th December 1802) on the motion for the army establishment for the ensuing year. Printed for John Stockdale. 1802. First edition.
22pp, [2]. With two terminal advertisement leaves. Recent navy morocco-backed blue buckram boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, foxed and dust-soiled throughout.
Price
£ 125.00
SHERWOOD, [Mary Martha]. Dudley castle. William Darton and Son. c.1832. First edition.
108pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title. Original publisher's red roan-backed marbled paper boards, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing to spine. Ink gift inscription to verso of frontispiece, light foxing, a fine copy.
Price
£ 150.00
SHIRREFF, Emily. Intellectual education and its influence on the character and happiness of women. Smith, Elder and Co.. 1862. New edition.
xii, 276pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Browning to title-page, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 350.00
SILVA, Fernando Augusto da. A Se Catedral do Funchal: Breve Noticia Historica e Descritiva. Edicao do author. 1936. First edition.
58pp, [6]. With a half-title and four black and white photographic plates. Bound by Gray of Cambridge in contemporary green cloth-backed plain paper boards incorporating original publisher's printed paper wrappers, lettered in gilt to spine. Boards lightly marked/dust-soiled. Internally clean and crisp. With a tipped-in A.L.S to FFEP. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to recto of front blank fly-leaf.
Price
£ 100.00
SIMON, Sir John [Allsebrook]. The constitution of india. [Ernest Benn]. [1930]. First edition.
26pp, [2]. With half-title. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's drab printed paper wrappers. Extremities a trifle sunned and creased. Internally immaculate, a near fine copy. Publisher's advertisement slip loosely inserted. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of upper panel; 'Crewe / from J. S.'.
Price
£ 250.00
SIXTUS V. Breve Super fructibus pendentibus, et maturatis, et a solo minime separatis, seu nondum exactis usque ad diem apprehensionis possessionis per Beneficiatum spectantibus ad Cameram Apostolicam.. Apud Paulum Bladum Impressorem Cameralem. 1589. First edition.
Single leaf broadside. With small woodcut papal arms and woodcut figures of Sts Peter and Paul within roundels. Some dampstaining or marking, edges untrimmed, four horizontal folds, the central fold reinforced on verso just touching text. Slightly later inscription inked to verso, with title specifying that the bull was addressed to the Kingdom of Naples, few underlinings.
Price
£ 200.00
SIXTUS V. De habitu & Tonsura per Clericos seu Milites beneficia, vel etiam Pensiones obtinentes deferendis. Apud Haeredes Antonij Bladii, Impressores Camerales. 1589.
[4]pp. With small oval woodcuts of St Peter, arms of Sixtus V and St Paul, and woodcut initial, to first leaf. Disbound. Edges uncut, small very light water stain to upper margin, little tearing along centre fold of the bifolium, slight soiling along folds on verso of last, small ink splash to both leaves touching couple of letters. Few words underlined in ink.
Price
£ 200.00
SKINNER, Rev. John. Amusements of Leisure Hours: Or Poetical Pieces, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By the Late Reverend John Skinner; At Longside, Aberdeenshire. To Which is Prefixed, a Sketch of the Author's Life, with Some Remarks on Scottish Poetry. Printed By John Moir...and Sold By Stuart Cheyne...by Alexander Brown. 1809. First edition.
144pp. Original publisher's paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, joints cracked, loss to spine and bumped corners. Ink inscription to title, occasional foxing.
Price
£ 125.00
SKINNER, Rev. John. Amusements of Leisure Hours: Or Poetical Pieces, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By the Late Reverend John Skinner; At Longside, Aberdeenshire. To Which is Prefixed, a Sketch of the Author's Life, with Some Remarks on Scottish Poetry. Printed By John Moir...and Sold By Stuart Cheyne...by Alexander Brown. 1809. First Edition.
164pp. Uncut in original publisher's drab boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Rubbed, with some cracking to joints and a little loss to spine.
Price
£ 150.00
SKURRAY, Rev. Francis. Bidcombe Hill, with Other Rural Poems. Printed for William Miller. 1808. First Edition.
[10], 56, 56*, [3], 57-153pp, [1]. With half-title and four engraved plates. Contemporary green morocco, richly decorated in gilt and blind. A.E.G. Rubbed, with some scuffing to covers. Upper board reattached with buckram.
Price
£ 300.00
SMALL, Rev. James G[rindlay]. The highlands, the scottish martyrs, and other poems. William Whyte and Company. 1843. First edition.
x, [2], 276pp. With an engraved frontispiece, and a further three engraved plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle cocked, lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Recent book-label of J. O. Edwards to FEP, spotting to plates. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP; ' To / The Revd Dr Chalmers / as a slight token / of sincere respect and esteem, / from / The Author / April 29th 1843.'
Price
£ 200.00
SMITH, Adam. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations...The eleventh edition; with notes, supplementary chapters, and a life of dr. smith, By william playfair. 1805. 1805. Eleventh edition.
Three volumes. xl, 515, [1]; viii, 567, [1]; viii, 590pp, [2]. With half-titles to vols. II-III, as issued, and a terminal advertisement leaf to vol. III. Uncut, in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, with printed volume numbers and manuscript title. Later shelf-label/lot-ticket pasted to spine of Vol III. Rubbed, with some loss and neat paper repairs to spines, cracking to joints. Repaired tear to Q4, without loss, small hole to S5, without loss of sense.
Price
£ 950.00
SMITH, Arthur D. Howden. The real colonel house. Hodder and Stoughton. [c.1918]. First edition.
xi, [2], 13-306pp. With half-title, a monochrome photographic frontispiece and five plates. Original red cloth, lettered in black. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. One plate detached, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
SMITH, John. Galic antiquities: consisting of a history of the druids, particularly of those of caledonia; a dissertation on the authenticity of the poems of ossian.... Printed for T. Cadell...and C. Elliot. 1780. First edition.
viii, 352pp. [Bound with:] SMITH, John. Sean dana; le oisian, orran, ulann, &c. Ancient poems of ossian, orran, ullin, &c. Collected in the western highlands and isles... Edinburgh. Printed for Charles Elliot; and for C. Elliot, T. Kay, and Co., 1787. First edition. [4], 174pp. Quarto. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, recently rebacked, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, upper board detached. Foxed, occasional light damp-staining.
Price
£ 200.00
SMITH, Rev. Sydney. Ballot. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1839. Second edition.
46pp, [2], [8] ads. Unbound. Some dust-soiling, occasional foxing.
Price
£ 50.00