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    • THE JOHN C. WINSTON CO., 1920
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Hand-colored illustrations everywhere. With the original illustrated dustjacket, somewhat worn and stained. A superb copy. This collection includes a great number of additional stories (36 in all) of the cautionary tales in rhyming verse about naughty boys and girls and the fates that befall them when they misbehave. Featured in English translation are nine of Heinrich Hoffmann's classic tales from his original Der Struwwelpeter along with twenty-seven additional poems written and illustrated anonymously in imitation of them. continua a leggere
    • BLACKIE & SON, N.D.
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Printed on the rectos only. Beautifully illustrated, with the original color illustrated front board showing a somewhat up-to-date version of the original slovenly Peter. Includes the title page with all of the colored illustrations, and ten great stories (Shock-headed Peter, Cruel Frederick, Harriet and the Matches (what happened to Pauline?), the Inky Boys, the Man that went out shooting (hilarious), Little Suck-a-Thumb, Augustus who would not have any soup, Fidgety Philip, Johnny Head-in-air, and Flying Robert). continua a leggere
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    • RüTTEN + LOENING, 1969
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Numerous colored illustrations on each page. Original illustrated front board illustrating a "modern" Peter dressed in uniform holding a cracked egg and rotten tomatoes, and standing on a platform with an image of Mao's red book and a uniform. A parody of Hoffman's Der Struwwelpeter pillorying various German political figures of the 1960s, including Walter Ulbricht, Conrad Ahlers and Willy Brandt. The individual stories pillory various members of the "Grossen Coalition," the governing coalition of the two biggest political parties in one parliament of modern Germany. Eckart Hachfeld (1910-1... continua a leggere
    • CARL GEROLD'S SOHN, 1895
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Numerous chromolithographed plates. Original color-illustrated boards with the cover title, "999. Auflage." The phrase "Für brave Kinder von 3- ... en" intentionally erased in small panel on cover. A group of stories imitating Hoffman's Der Struwwelpeter set in ancient Egypt. This was written by two brothers, Fritz and Richard Netolitzky, with illustrations by their sister Magdalene, as a gift for a benefactress of the family. continua a leggere
    • MCLOUGHLIN BROS., 1877
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With 48 colored illustrations. Original publisher's cloth with cover design blocked with black and gilt and an illustrated label of Truant Peter with a fishing pole. Gift inscription on the flyleaf dated Christmas, 1877. Very rare and scarce American publication of cautionary tales, many taken from Heinrich Hoffman's Strewwelpeter. The stories of Heedless Johnny, Truant Peter, Pauline and the matches, Inky boys, Simple John, Cruel Frederick, Flying Robert, Lazy Charlotte, and Envious Minny are tales in verse about naughty children and the fates that befall them when they misbehave. continua a leggere
    • PRINTED AND SOLD BY R. WESTON, 1805
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Woodcut vignette at the hop flanked by mtching typographical ornaments, the whole within a border of fleurons; a bit creased, soiled and slightly rubbed where folded. Printed on paper watermarked "London, 1804.". A charming broadside telling the story of the Biddenden Maids and advertising the charity supplied in their names on Easter Sunday. This amounted to 500 loaves and lumps of cheese to be given to the poor of the parish and special cakes to be distributed among visitors to the village. The cakes were made with plain flour and water and bore an image of the Maids on their surface. The... continua a leggere
    • HOUGHTON MIFLIN, 1962
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST AND ONLY EDITION Illustrated in red and black.Original illustrated cloth binding, original dust jacket (ages 4-8); in excellent condition. First and only (?) edition. "A first trip to the hospital can be a pretty asome experience, especially if you're not very old. But with this gay and sprightly book even the most apprehensive will come to see the hospital as a bustling, friendly place filled with all kinds of things to help them get better soon" (from the dust jacket). Explains what doctors and nurses do, makes giving blood seem like lots of fun, and a hospital stay a general good t... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 64 photographic images in a photo album. A fascinating photograph album containing 64 photographs of winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine. With the exception of 6 missing photographs, images of all those who were awarded the Nobel Prize are present from the first recipient, Emil Adolph von Behring in 1901, to the 1956 recipient, Dickinson W. Richards. Included is the first woman to win the Prize, the American Gerty Theresa Radnitz in 1947. A complete list of images is set forth below. Emil Adolph von Behring Sir Ronald Ross Niels Ryberg Finsen Ivan Petrovich Pavlov Robert Koch Camillo Gol... continua a leggere
    • 1918
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Ruled notebook in a very clear cursive writing, in black ink with beautiful in text illustrations. Contemporary black cloth with burgundy spine, with label on each cover. Highly interesting manuscript containing notes of medical lectures taken by Mary Messerschmidt, a nursing student at the University Pennsylvania during the First World War and when the Army school of nursing was established. Her notebooks contain the transcription of the lectures she attended from October 1916 through February 1919. The subjects cover anatomy and physiology, hygiene and preventive medicine, contagious and ... continua a leggere
    • BEADLE AND COMPANY, 1861
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Original printed wrappers; interior excellent. First printing of this book (type III-HB or IV-DM?) with the cut of the dime and the address changed to 118 William Street in New York on the cover. A fascinating in-depth analysis of various dream subjects is given here, including topics such as angels, apparitions, birds, children, clouds, fire, hunting, murder, stars, voices and walls, among many others. A final part consists of a dictionary listing numerous "themes" and their meaning. This book takes advantage of the strong interest in dream interpretation, and contains a number of "testimo... continua a leggere
    • B. WHITE, 1768
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    • Note Bibliografiche: SECOND EDITION Contemporary calf, spine label; on the paste-down is a printed article featuring a prayer for King George (ordered by Council) to be used "during his Majesty's present indisposition." A manuscript notation on the fly-leaf indicates that the owner acquired this volume from a bookseller at the bridge . . . shortly after the death of Felicia Horne, the widow of Dr. Horne, and that the prayer for the recovery of King George III was probably cut out of a newspaper by Dr. Horne. Second edition, first published the prior year. The fascinating aspect of this work is the discussion of... continua a leggere
    • LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME AND BROWN, 1815
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With 2 folding engraved plates. There are 30 contemporary blank leaves bound in before and after the text. Contemporary calf by the master binder Charles Hering (tiny stamp on the verso of the flyleaf), edges and corners a bit worn; interior excellent. With the hand-tooled gilt arms of Charles Stanhope (1780-1851), 4th Earl of Harrington on both covers (his motto, "A Deo et Rege"), spine gilt. A wonderful copy. First edition of a celebrated medical curiosity of the nineteenth century. The book recounts the case of Thomas Lane of Dorset, a young 16-year-old man whose death was ... continua a leggere
    • SHERWOOD, GILBERT & PIPER, 1845
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    • Note Bibliografiche: SECOND EDITION Contemporary patterned cloth, "On the cure of asthma and consumption" printed on paper and cut out and pasted onto front cover; other than a few minor spots, interior very good. Second edition, expanded from the first printing of 1842. The author clearly intends this work for the layperson, making efforts to explain the differences between various maladies of the chest. With numerous specific case studies, Kittoe details the pathology of diseases of the lungs, the medical problems that may be encountered, and the steps to be taken in order to successfully overcome the ailment... continua a leggere
    • SAM SMITH AND BENJ. WALFORD, 1707
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Contemporary black morocco, a custom binding possibly executed by the "Geometrical Compartment Binder," covers with 2 large panels tooled in gilt, the inner panel decorated with ornamental scrolls and the outer panel with flower tools and corners and decorative flor designs at sides, spine elaborately gold-tooled in 6 compartments. A handsome copy. First edition of the first description of a pulse-watch, invented by the author before watches had hands to record the seconds. Floyer's watch, which ran 60 seconds, was used to count the pulse and to make regular observations on th... continua a leggere
    • JOHN MURRAY, 1830
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    • Note Bibliografiche: SECOND EDITION With advertisement for the author's new book on verso of the second blank, half-title, and 13 tables on climate at the end. Uncut in the original cloth, spine faded; a very good copy inscribed by the author, "to the Honbl. Colonel Grant with the author's best respects.". Second and best edition, corrected and much enlarged (by 70 pages) from the first edition of the previous year, particularly in the accounts of the climate, both in various places in England, and in the Canaries, the Azores, the Bahamas, Bermuda and the West Indies, which were not described or discussed at al... continua a leggere
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