Scot, Michael – see under Ackermann, Silke, above; and under Thorndike, Lynn, below

Scott, W. H. ‘Office and Function of the Moon and Her Nodes’ Occult Life Press, Publisher, 2687½ West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif., U. S. A., 1929. Copy A with signature of ‘Joe & Thryza Jones’[1] to front paste-down, together with their address label. Two copies. Copy A: Cloth (light wear to extremities of spine and outer corners of boards). Copy B: Card covers (front cover heavily torn and crudely tape-repaired). Both copies: [15] + [13] + [8] + [15] + [15][2] + [39] + [7] + [8]

Scott, Sir Walter, Bart. ‘Guy Mannering or The Astrologer in Two Volumes – Vol. I – With Introductory Essay and Notes by Andrew Lang’ Estes and Lauriat Publishers, Boston, 1892. Original cloth (light wear to extremities of spine and outer corners of boards) with gilt titling and decorative bordering to front board and spine. (Numerous pages still joined at outer edges: need opening.) [Frontis.] + [2] + [2 leaves] + [pp. v-xxiii] + [pp. xxv-xli] + 7 + [1] + [plate] + [pp. 9-72] + [plate] + [pp. 73-180] + [plate] + [pp. 181-202] + [plate] + [pp. 203-277] + [pp. 279-292]

Scott, Sir Walter, Bart. ‘Guy Mannering or The Astrologer in Two Volumes – Vol. II – With Introductory Essay and Notes by Andrew Lang’ Estes and Lauriat Publishers, Boston, 1892. Original cloth (light wear to extremities of spine and outer corners of boards) with gilt titling and decorative bordering to front board and spine. (Numerous pages still joined at outer edges: need opening.) [Frontis.] + [2] + [2 leaves] + 72 + [plate] + [pp. 73-128] + [plate] + [pp. 129-278] + [plate] + [pp. 279-292] + [plate] + [pp. 293-335] + [pp. 337-341] + [pp. 343-352]

Scott, Walter, ed. ‘Hermetica: the Ancient Greek and Latin Writings which contain Religious or Philosophical Teachings Ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus, edited with English Translation and Notes by Walter Scott  – Volume I: Introduction, Texts and Translation – At the Clarendon Press, Oxford / Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford Publisher to the University, 1924. Cloth. [Frontis.] + [3] + 549 + [Imprimatur]

Scott, Walter, ed. ‘Hermetica: the Ancient Greek and Latin Writings which contain Religious or Philosophical Teachings Ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus, Edited with English Translation and Notes by Walter Scott – Volume II: Notes on the Corpus Hermeticum’ At the Clarendon Press, Oxford / Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford Publisher to the University, 1925. Cloth. (Binding internally slightly cracked between pp. 48-9, pp. 64-5, pp. 112-3, pp. 240-1 and pp. 464-5, but holding beneath.) [1 leaf] + [3] + 482 + [Imprimatur]

Scott, Walter, ed. ‘Hermetica: the Ancient Greek and Latin Writings which contain Religious or Philosophical Teachings Ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus, Edited with English Translation and Notes by Walter Scott – Volume III: Notes on the Latin Asclepius and the Hermetic Excerpts of Stobaeus’ At the Clarendon Press, Oxford / Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford Publisher to the University, 1926. Cloth (light wear to outer corners of boards). [7] + 632

Scott, Walter and Ferguson, A. S., eds. ‘Hermetica: the Ancient Greek and Latin Writings which contain Religious or Philosophical Teachings Ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus , Edited with English Translation and Notes by Walter Scott: Volume IV: Testimonia with Introduction Addenda and Indices by A. S. Ferguson, Regius Professor of Logic in the University of Aberdeen’ At the Clarendon Press, Oxford / Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford Publisher to the University, 1936. Cloth. [5] + [vii-xlix] + [3] + [pp. 4-576]

Sebottendorf – see under Von Sebottendorf below

Sedgwick, John ‘Harmonics of History’ Philosophical Library, Inc., 200 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y., 1985. Cloth (light wear to feet of spine and outer corners of boards) in dj (light wear to extremities of spine and of flap-folds). [1 leaf] + [3] + [pp. vii-xi] + [pp. xiii-xx] + [1 leaf] + 85 + [photograph] + [pp. 87-184] + [illustration] + [pp. 186-199] + [pp. 201-211]

Sedgwick, Philip ‘The Astrology of Deep Space: the Structure and Essence of Galactic Astrology’ Seek-It Publications, Birmingham, Michigan, 1984

Sedgwick, Philip ‘The Astrology of Transcendence: Leaps and Bounds in Geocosmic Study’ Seek-It Publications, Birmingham, Michigan, 1980

Sedgwick, Philip ‘Axioms of Applied Astrology: Investigations in Mundanities’ Stated First Edition Philip Sedgwick, no place specified, 1980. Numbered edition of unspecified size, this being copy No. 22. Large-format binder comprising textured card rear cover and inner margin of front cover only, with clear plastic front cover. Bound by metal clasps threaded through holes punched in inner margins of extended cover flaps underlying covers. Contents printed in typescript on single-sided leaves throughout. [1 leaf] + [1 leaf] + [leaves 1-2] + [1 leaf of charts] + [leaf 3] + 1 leaf of charts] + [leaf 4] + [1 leaf of charts] + [leaves 5-6] + [2 leaves] + [chart] + [leaf 2 (2) ] + [1 leaf of charts] + [leaves 3 (2) – 4 (2) ] + [1 leaf of charts] + [leaf 5 (2) ] + [1 leaf of charts] + [leaves 6 (2) – 9 (2)] + [1 leaf] + [leaves 1 (3) – 6 (3)] + [3 leaves of charts] + [1 leaf of tables]

Sedgwick, Philip ‘Comments on the Comets’ West Bloomfield, MI, 1982. Card covers. Staplebound pamphlet. ii + 2 + [2 pages of tables] + [pp. 3-18] + [2 pages of tables]

Sedgwick, Philip ‘The Sun at the Center: a Primer of Heliocentric Astrology’ Llewellyn Publications, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota, 1990

Seiss, Joseph A., D. D. ‘The Gospel in the Stars; or, Primeval Astronomy’ E. Claxton & Company, No. 930 Market Street, Philadelphia, 1882. Cloth (wear to extremities of spine and lower outer corners of boards; moderate wear to upper outer corners, spine hinges, and parts of bottom edges of boards). [2] + [pp. 3-12] + [1] + [pp. 15-452] + [large 12-panel fold-out pictorial map of the constellations on translucent paper]

Seiss, Joseph A., D. D., LL. D. ‘The Gospel in the Stars; or, Primeval Astronomy’ Fifth Edition – Charles C. Cook, 150 Nassau Street, New York, N.Y., 1910. Cloth (moderate wear to foot of spine; light wear to top of spine and outer corners of boards; spine slanted ). [2] + [pp. 3-509] + [large 10-panel fold-out pictorial map of the constellations (3-inch closed tear to inner margin, crossing part of illustration)] + [pp. 511-522]

Sela, Shlomo ‘[Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies[3], Vol. 32:] Abraham Ibn Ezra and the Rise of Medieval Hebrew Science’ Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, the Netherlands, 2003. Lightly textured paper-covered boards. [4] + [1 leaf] + [pp. vii-ix] + [1 leaf] + 422 + [2 pages of advertisements]

Sela, Shlomo – see also under Ibn Ezra, above

Selawry, A. ‘Sind Gold-Potenz-Wirkungen im Kristalltest nachzuweisen [Sonderdruck aus “Lebendige Erde”, Heft 6 /1969]’ Forschungsring für Biologisch-Dynamische Wirtschaftsweise, Darmstadt Land 3, [1969]. No covers. Staplebound pamphlet. Contents printed on glossy paper throughout. [1 leaf] + [pp. 3-5] + [2 pages of plates] + [pp. 8-10]

Selawry, A. ‘[Sonderdruck aus “Lebendige Erde”, Heft 5 – 1961:] Zur Kristallformensprache der Samenkeimung von Bohne und Hafer’ Forschungsring für Biologisch-Dynamische Wirtschaftsweise, Stuttgart 13, [1961][4]. No covers. Staplebound pamphlet. Contents printed on slightly glossy paper. [1] + [pp. 2-4] + [3 pages of plates] + [pp. 8-12]

Selawry, Alla; Heinze, Hans, eds. ‘Aus der Bildekräfte-Forschung: Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Ehrenfried Pfeiffer’ Schriftenreihe ”Lebendige Erde”, Forschungsring für Biologisch-Dynamische Wirtschaftsweise, Stuttgart, 1959. Original textured card covers. Contents printed on glossy paper throughout. [2] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 5-14] + [pp. 15-18 of plates] + [pp. 19-26] + [pp. 27-30 of plates] + [pp. 31-47] + [pp. 48-9 of plates] + [pp. 50-76]

Selin, Helaine, ed.; Xiaochun, Sun, advisory ed. ‘[Science Across Cultures: the History of Non-Western Science[5], Volume 1:] Astronomy Across Cultures: the History of Non-Western Astronomy[6]’ Kluwer Academic Publishers, 3300 AA Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 2010[7]. Paper-covered boards (light wear to upper outer corner of front board). [4] + [pp. v-vi] + [1 leaf] + [pp. ix-x] + [1 leaf] + [pp. xiii-xxiii] + 125 + [pp. 127-267] + [pp. 269-301] + [pp. 303-369] + [pp. 371-407] + [pp. 409-421] + [pp. 423-473] + [pp. 475-553] + [pp. 555-613] + [pp. 615-665] + [imprimatur]

Sellar, Wanda ‘The Consultation Chart: a Guide to W  hat It Is and How to Use It’ The Wessex Astrologer Ltd., Bournemouth, 2001

Sellar, Wanda ‘Introduction to Decumbiture’ The Wessex Astrologer Ltd., Bournemouth, 2014. Card covers. (6) + 185 pp + [1 page of advertisements]

Sellar, Wanda ‘Introduction to Medical Astrology’ The Wessex Astrologer, 4A Woodside Road, Bournemouth BH5, 2008. Card covers. [2] + [2 leaves] + 223 + [pp. 225-7] + [pp. 231-6] + [1 page of advertisements] + [imprimatur]

Seller, Fabio ‘[4, Incipit[8]:] Scientia Astrorum: La fondazione epistemologica dell’astrologia in Pietro d’Abano’ Giannini Editore, Via Cisterna dell’Olio, Napoli, 2009. Card covers (bookseller’s barcode label adhered to rear cover). [1 leaf] + [2] + [1 leaf] + [pp. vii-viii] + [1 leaf] + [pp. xi-xx] + 83 + [pp. 85-121] + [pp. 123-211] + [pp. 213-258] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 261-275] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 279-281] + [pp. 283-5] + [1 page of advertisements] + [imprimatur]

Seltzer, Henry ‘The Tenth Planet: Revelations from the Astrological Eris’ The Wessex Astrologer Ltd., 4a Woodside Rd., Bournemouth BH5, 2015. Card covers

Selva, H. ‘La Domification ou Construction du Thème Céleste en Astrologie[.] 25 Figures dans le Texte’ Vigot Frères, Éditeurs, 23, rue de l’École de Médecine, Paris, 1917. Cloth. (Paper hinge before title page cracked; lower half of preceding printed leaf is loose from binding but leaf remains attached at upper half. Leaf comprising pp. 15-16 detached but present.) (A few small, mostly red inked underlinings and / or marginal notes and dashes to pp. 33, 35, 36, 119 and 120.) [5] + [pp. 6-104] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 107-133] + [pp. 135-6]

Selva, H. ‘Quelques Considérations sur la Véritable Portée des Prédictions Astrologiques’ Vigot Frères, Éditeurs, 23, Rue de l’École-de-Médecine, Paris, 1918. Paper covers. [5] + [pp. 6-58] + [Imprimatur]

Selva, H. ‘La Théorie des Déterminations Astrologiques de Morin de Villefranche, Conduisant à une Méthode Rationnelle pour l’Interprétation du Thème astrologique’ Librairie Lucien Bodin, 43, Quai des Grands-Augustins, Paris, undated[9]. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, of which this is No. 161. Original publisher’s advertising flyer laid in. Original thin card covers (light wear to extremities and a small part of surface of spine). (Nearly all gatherings of leaves still joined at top edges; need opening. Pp. 89-96 bound in only by lower cords.)  [2] + [Frontis.] + [2 leaves] + 25 + [pp. 27-140] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 143-172] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 175-189] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 193-218] + [2 leaves of figures] + [1] + [Imprimatur]

Selva, H. ‘Traité d’Astrologie Généthliacque’ Librairie Générale des Sciences Occultes Bibliothèque Chacornac, 11, Quai Saint-Michel, 1902[10]. Quarter cloth (rebound thus) (worn at top and lightly at foot of spine) with paper-covered boards (heavy wear to outer corners; general edgewear). (Purple vertical line to part of outer margin of p. 292. Leaves comprising pp. 105-8; 153-6; 157-60; 169-172; 173-6; 185-8; 189-192 still joined at outer edges; need separating.) [Original paper front cover] + [2 leaves] + [pp. 5-9] + [pp. 11-79] + [pp. 81-127] + [pp. 129-243] + [pp. 245-296] + [4] + [original paper rear cover featuring 1 page of advertisements]

Sementovsky-Kurilo, Nicola ‘Astrologische Gesetze [Astrologica[11] Band IV]’ Verlag Max S. Metz AG, Zürich, 1950. Original gilt-stamped cloth in dj (three short tears to top of spine; one to top of rear flap-fold). (Former owner’s private library sticker adhered to ffep.) [4] + [3 leaves] + [pp. 3-24] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 27-94] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 97-120] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 123-6] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 129-139] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 143-163] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 167-174] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 177-204]. [Front and rear dj flaps with advertisements]

Sementowsky-Kurilo, Nicolaus ‘Mensch und Gestirn: Wege, Erfahrung und Richtlinien der Kosmopsychologie – Mit 36 Illustrationen, 40 Horoskopschemen und 19 Gestirntabellen’ Artemis-Verlags AG., Zürich, 1946. Original cloth with gilt print and stamped title label (slightly scuffed) to spine (spine sun-bleached). Charts printed with red and green details. [1 leaf] + [2] + [2 leaves] + [pp. 9-17] + [pp. 19-32] + [plate] + [pp. 33-48] + [plate] + [pp. 49-64] + [plate] + [pp. 65-80] + [plate] + [pp. 81-96] + [plate] + [pp.  97-128] + [plate] + [pp.  129-144] + [plate] + [pp. 145-176] + [plate] + [pp.  177-192] + [plate] + [pp.  193-208] + [plate] + [pp.  209-475] + [pp. 477-551 of tables] + [8 pages of chart blanks]

Sementovsky-Kurilo, Nicola ‘Synthetische Horoskopdeutung [Astrologica[12] Band V]’ Verlag Max S. Metz AG, Zürich, 1950. Original gilt-stamped cloth in dj (light tearing to top of spine; 1.5 cm separation to foot of rear flap-fold; 1 cm tear to bottom edge of front cover; moderate wear to top of rear flap-fold). (Former owner’s private library sticker adhered to ffep.) [4] + [3 leaves] + [pp. 3-45] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 49-297] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 301-350]. [Front and rear dj flaps with advertisements]

Senard, M. ‘Le Zodiaque: Clef de l’Ontologie[,] Appliqué à la Psychologie’ Éditions de la Colonne Vendôme, Rue de l’Université, 57, Paris / F. Roth & Cie, Éditeurs, Pépinet, 5, Lausanne, 1948. Original card covers (slight separation to feet of hinges; front inner paper hinge completely split, with outer spine partially unglued from inner spine). (Previous owner’s inked underlining and marginal lines to part of p. 53. Separation between upper parts of pp. 98-9 and before p. 259; heavy separation between pp. 178-9, but cords holding for now. Leaves comprising pp. 453-6, 533-6 and 541-[544] still joined at top edges; final two leaves still joined at outer edges; need separating.) [1 leaf] + [3] + [pp. ix-xiv] + 34 + [2 pages of plates] + [pp. 35-50] + [2 pages of plates] + [pp. 51-242] + [2 pages of plates] + [pp. 243-258] + [2 pages of plates] + [pp. 259-370] + [2 pages of plates] + [pp. 371-386] + [2 pages of plates] + [pp. 387-517] + [pp. 519-533] + [pp. 535-542] + [Imprimatur]

Senate Committee on Governmental Organization ‘Hearing of Senate Committee on Government Organization on Licensing of Astrologers: Inglewood, Califormia, Wednesday, November 13, 1974[13]’ No publisher stated, no date specified[14]. Pamphlet entitled ‘Senate Bill No. 1280, Introduced by Senator Dills, June 20, 1975’ laid in. Main volume: Large format textured card covers. No spine. Bound by Acco metal clasp threaded through holes punched in inner margins. Contents printed on single-sided leaves in typescript throughout. [1] + [p. i] + 232. Pamphlet: No covers. (Holes punched through inner margins.) 7pp

Sendy, Jean ‘L’Ère du Verseau: Fin de l’Illusion Humaniste’ Éditions Robert Laffont, Paris Vie, 1971

Serapio of Alexandria – see under Antiochus; and Porphyry, above

 

[1] i.e. astrologers J. Allen Jones and Thyrza Escobar

[2] To the lowest third of [p. 13] of this group of unnumbered pages  has been tipped in a typewritten correction by the publisher to the original printed text, which can still be seen beneath

[3] A series of publications edited at this time by David S. Katz (Tel Aviv), together with an advisory board comprising Stuart Cohen, Anthony T. Grafton, Yosef Kaplan and Fergus Millar

[4] An added credit reads: ‘Aus dem “Institut für Kristallisationsforschung Stuttgart-Sonnenberg” ‘

[5] A series of publications collectively edited by Helaine Selin of Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, who is also the lead editor of the present volume

[6] A compendium of 21 studies by different scholars, including E. C. Krupp, David S. P. Dearborn, Sun Xiaochun, Nicholas Campion, and David A. King. Dr. Campion’s contribution is a 39-page essay on babylonian astrology

[7] The printing date of this print-on-demand copy, as shown in the imprimatur; the original publication date is 2000

[8] A collection of texts and studies directed by Fabrizio Lomonaco

[9] COPAC sugggests 1902

[10] Front cover attribution; the inner title page gives instead ‘Chamuel, Éditeur, 5, Rue de Savoie, Paris, 1900’. It would appear possible that this is a 1902 printing or binding by Chacornac of the work first published in 1900 by Chamuel.

[11] A series of publications collectively edited by Heinrich Kündig

[12] A series of publications collectively edited by Heinrich Kündig

[13] A transcript of the hearing, providing an important document of contemporary cultural history during the boom of astrological interest in the United States of the 1970s. Includes sales figures for several astrological periodicals of the day, extensive testimony from astrologers Lois Rodden and Jayj Jacobs (the son of Don “Moby Dick” Jacobs, represented under his real name James), and some from Paul Grell, as well as testimony from other, lesser-known astrologers

[14] Presumed 1975 or late 1974

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