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[STAFFORDSHIRE AUCTION]. To be sold by auction, By Mr. Shorthouse, At the plough in endon, in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 20th Day of October. Leek. Hilliard...Printer, [s.d., 1794?] Dimensions 430 x 270mm. Single leaf broadside. Folded, with old creasing, some browning, tears and slight loss at folds. A single manuscript correction in ink: 'The Turnpike Road from Newcastle to Leek passes thro' the Village of Endon, and Lot (3 corrected to) 5 adjoins such Road'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20595
SPOTISWOOD, John. Practical observations Upon divers Titles of the Law of Scotland, Commonly called Hope's Minor Practicks. Written by Sir Thomas Hope of Craighall, sometime Advocate to King Charles I.. With Notes upon divers Parts of the Book, shewing what Alterations have happened in the Law since the first writing of this Treatise...To which is subjoined, An Account of all the Religious Houses that were in Scotland at the Time of the Reformation. Edinburgh. Printed: And Sold by A. Davidson, 1734. First edition. 8vo. viii, 554pp. Recently rebacked calf boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Rubbing and some surface loss to boards. Bookplate of Los Angeles Law library to FEP, browning to all leaves, sporadic spots of foxing throughout, occasional light damp-staining to top margins. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 12256
SPOTISWOOD, John. An introduction To the Knowledge of the Stile of Writs, Simple and Compound, made use of in Scotland; Containing Drirections for Drawing Securities, In Cases which most commonly occur; with Examples; according to the best Modern Practice. Edinburgh. Printed by John Moncur, 1715. Second edition with additions. 8vo in 4s. [24], 408pp, [28]. Contemporary calf. Extremities rubbed with some surface loss and light soiling, corners bumped, without lettering-piece, varnished, as is characteristic of the Los Angeles Law Library. Occasional light browning in places, armorial bookplate of Pringle of Whitebank to FEP, bookplate of Los Angeles Law Library to recto of FFEP, paper library shelf label to verso of RFEP, significant loss to blank REP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 12257
SPELMAN, Henry. De sepultura. London. Printed by Robert Young, 1641. Quarto. [2], 38pp. Without final (blank) leaf. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, leaves toned, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22202
SMITH, Rev. Sydney. Ballot. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1839. Second edition. 8vo. 46pp, [2], [8] ads. Unbound. Some dust-soiling, occasional foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 11029
SMITH, Arthur D. Howden. The real colonel house. London. Hodder and Stoughton, [c.1918]. First edition. 8vo. 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. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14516
[SHEBBEARE, John]. A letter to the People of England, on the Present Situation and Conduct of National Affairs. London. Printed for J. Scott, 1755. Second edition. 56pp. ESTC T82120.

[Bound with:] [SHEBBEARE, John]. A second letter to the People of England. On foreign subsidies, subsidiary armies, and Their Consequences to this Nation. London. Printed for J. Scott, 1755. Second edition. 56pp. ESTC T120295.

[And:] An answer to a pamphlet, called A Second letter to the People. In which the subsidiary system is Fairly Stated, and amply Considered. London. Printed for M. ... More >
£ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21710
SHANKS, Edward. The universal war and the universal state. London. The Dropmore Press, 1946. First edition. Quarto. Limited edition, number 76 of 550 copies. [8], 64pp, [4]. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, printed drab paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, slight chipping to dustwrapper. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Charles Lindsay, with fond but futile hopes for his ultimate education, form Edward Shanks. 9.4.47'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21989
SETON, John. Dialectica Joannis setoni cantabrigiensis, annotationibus Petri Carteri, ut clarissimis ita breuissimis explicata. Huic accessit, obartium ingenuarum inter se cognationem, Guilielmi Buclaei Arithmetica. Londini [i.e. London]. Apud Thomam Marsh, 1577. 8vo. [318]pp. With a linen-backed folding table. Handsomely bound in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, small paper repairs to text of initial five gatherings - with some slight loss of sense, very occasional contemporary faded inked annotations and underlining, paper repair to lower corner of terminal leaf, some spotting/browning. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17265
RUSSELL, Bertrand. What is the Soul?. Girard, Kansas. Haldeman-Julius Publications, [1947]. 8vo. 32pp. Original publisher's printed orange paper wrappers. Light rubbing and creasing to extremities. Leaves toned and spotted, occasional pencil markings to margins. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16880
ROSCOE, William. Considerations on the causes, objects and consequences of the present war, and on the expediency, or the danger of peace with france. London. Printed By J. M'creery...for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1808. Second edition. 8vo. iv, 135pp, [1]. Recent calf-backed plain paper boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Title-page a trifle toned, with ownership inscription of W. R. Hay to head, else internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, faint inscription 'From the author' to head of title. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15139
[ROBINS, Benjamin]. An address to the electors, And other free Subjects of Great Britain; Occasion'd by the Late secession. In which is contain'd A particular Account of all our Negotiations with Spain, and their Treatment of Us, for above Ten Years past. London. Printed for H. Goreham, 1739. Thid edition. 8vo. iv, 63pp, [1]. Uncut and largely unopened, stitched as issued. Pen trial and remnant of paper label to title-page, dust-soiled, light marginal damp-staining to final gathering. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14607
PRICE, Richard. Observations on reversionary payments; on schemes for providing annuities for widows, and persons in old age; on the method of calculating the values of assurances on lives; and on the national debt... London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1812. Seventh edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xlviii, 414; [8], 515pp, [1]. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked and recornered, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Boards heavily rubbed. Inked withdrawal stamps of Lincoln's Inn Library to front blank fly-leaves, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22043