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SMOLLETT, T[obias]. The expedition of humphry clinker. London. Printed for the Proprietors, by J. F. Dove, 1825. 12mo. x, [1], 12-380pp. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Contemporary green morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21570
SMITH, Stevie. Mother, what is man?. [London]. Jonathan Cape, 1942. First edition. 8vo. 80pp. With numerous line-drawings by the author in the text. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a trifle marked, lightly rubbed, some chipping/loss to edges and head and foot of spine panel. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21471
SLADE, Gurney. Led by lawrence. London. Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd., [s.d., 1934?] 'The Magnet Library' edition. 8vo. 288pp. With an illustrated colour frontispiece. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered and ruled in black, pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed and marked, dustwrapper creased, edgeworm, and soiled, some loss to head and foot of spine panel, paper repairs to verso. Very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21513
SITWELL, Sacheverell. The people's palace. Oxford. B. H. Blackwell, 1918. First edition. 8vo. No. XXII in the "Adventurers All" Series. 52pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece and title page, and three final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's orange-brown wrappers, printed paper lettering-pieces to spine and upper wrapper. Extremities a trifle creased. Internally immaculate. From the library of the Marquess of Crewe, with his inked ownership inscription of 'Crewe' to upper wrapper. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21533
SITWELL, Osbert. Escape with me! An oriental sketch-book. London. Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1939. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 339pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 15 photographic plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper spotted, short tears and chipping to edges, some loss to head of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso of half-title: 'For Peggy, with affection from Osbert. November 1939'. With a ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21469
SITWELL, Osbert. Selected poems old and new. London. Duckworth, [1943]. First edition. 8vo. 163pp, [1]. Original publisher's orange cloth, lettered in red, pictorial dustwrapper. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed and marked. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'For Peggy with affection from Osbert. Nov. 15. 1943'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21470
SHIERCLIFF, E[dward]. The Bristol and Hotwell guide; or, Useful Entertaining Pocket Companion For all Persons residing at, or resorting to Bristol, the Hotwell, or their Vicinities: containing An Historical Account of the ancient and present State of that Opulent City: also, Of the Hotwell from its first Discovery; The Nature, Properties and Effects of its medicinal water...to which is added A Description of Clifton... Bristol. Printed by Bulgin and Rosser for E. Shiercliff et al., 1789. First edition. 8vo. [4], 119pp. With an engraved folding frontispiece. Without the plate of the 'Arabis stricta', as issued (a note in the errata makes clear that it could not be completed in time for publication and would be sent out to purchasers separately). Contemporary gilt-tooled tree-calf, calf lettering-piece. Extremities lightly rubbed and marked, some loss to lettering-piece. Occasional light spotting. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17611
SHERRIFF, R. C.. No leading lady: an autobiography. London. Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1968. First edition. 8vo. 352pp. With a black and white photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, printed dustwrapper. Dustwrapper edgeworn, spine panel a trifle sunned, several paper repairs to verso. Bookplate of J. Hodges to FEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21462
SHENSTONE, William. The works, In verse and prose. London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1777. Fifth edition. 8vo. In three volumes. 332, [4]; vii, 343, [1]; viii, 360pp. With engraved frontispieces to Vols. I and II, an engraved folding map to Vol. II, and two final publisher's advertisement leaves to Vol. I. The title of Vol. III reads: 'The works...Containing letters to particular friends, from the year 1739 to 1763. A new edition'. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting black and green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 12188
SAVILE, George, First Marquess of Halifax. A character of king charles the second: and Political, Moral and Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections. London. Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, 1750. First edition. 8vo. [8], 183pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, some loss to head of spine, slight splitting to joints. Armorial bookplate of John Peyto Verney Ld. Willoughby de Broke to FEP, armorial bookplate of Robert John Verney to recto of FFEP, FFEp working-loose, manuscript shelf references to head of title page, lightly spotted. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21496
[ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS]. A list of contributing members to the society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and commerce. Extended to December 31st, 1818. [London]. [Printed by order of the Society], [1819]. (xl) pp.

[Bound with:] A list of contributing members to the society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and commerce. Extended to December 31st, 1819. [London]. [Printed by order of the Society], [1820]. (xli) pp, [1].

8vo. Recent tan cloth-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting black calf lettering-piece. Very minor shelf-wear. Leaves lightly browned, very occasional coloured pencil highlighting. More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21625
ROSELER, David. Lawrence: prince of mecca. Sydney. Cornstalk Publishing Company, 1927. First edition. 8vo. [8], 227pp, [1]. With a colour portrait frontispiece and a further six black and white illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Lightly rubbed, spine a trifle sunned. Label of the Book Lovers' Library, Melbourne to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21495
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. [London]. George Routledge and Sons, Limited, [s.d., 1883?] 8vo. In two volumes. xxix, [1], 482; [6], 535pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Contemporary decorated paper boards, hand drawn fleur-de-lis motifs in red ink to upper boards, hand-ruled in green, gilt-tooled calf onlays, calf lettering-pieces, all edges red. Lightly dust-soiled. Brocade endpapers, inked ownership inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf of Vol. I, occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21525
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15149