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    • PLANTIN PRESS, 1944
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 1. MANN, Thomas Thamar. Los Angeles: Pazifische Presse, 1942. 8vo. [vi], 54, [2] pp. 2. WERFEL, Franz Die wahre Geschichte vom wiederhergestellten Kreuz. Los Angeles: Pazifische Presse, 1942. 8vo. [x], 49, [4] pp. 3. FRANK, Bruno Sechzehntausend Francs. Los Angeles: Pazifische Presse, 1943. 8vo. [viii], 53, [2] pp. 4. FRANK, Leonhard Mathilde. Los Angeles: Pazifische Presse, 1943. 8vo. [vi], 40 pp. 5. NEUMANN, Alfred Giterwerk des Lebens. Los Angeles: Pazifische Presse, 1943. 8vo. [vi], 65 pp. 6. TORBERG, Friedrich Mein is die Rache. Los Angeles: Pazifische Presse, 1943. 8vo. [iv], 62 pp. 7... continua a leggere
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    • BY THE AUTHOR, 1909
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With 22 plates in a portfolio pocket on the inside of the front cover, numerous text illustrations. Original publisher's three-quarter morocco over cloth, spine gilt in compartments, gilt design on front cover, hinges and edges worn; interior excellent. First edition of this catalogue detailing the typesetting for stamps produced in Hawaii, as well as a general history of stamp production in the Islands. Crocker (1861-1912) was a prominent San Franciscan businessman, one of the Committee of Fifty formed after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. He was the founder and director o... continua a leggere
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    • PRINTED BY T.B. FOR J. TAYLOR, 1696
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Third edition in English Contemporary calf, blindstamped decoration on covers, morocco spine label. Other than minor staining on the endleaves, a very nice copy. celebrated and influential seventeenth-century treatise on logic by the Cartesians, Arnauld (1612-1694) and Nicolo (1625-1695). Logic or the art of thinking is better known as the logic of Port-Royal because the authors belonged to the sect of Jansenists who had their home at the convent of Port-Royal. The work deals with concept (idea), judgment, reasoning and method, with an interesting argument against negative numbers, later ac... continua a leggere
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    • HAKLUYT SOCIETY, 1863
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION OF THIS TRANSLATION Complete with 2 maps (1 folding). Blue cloth, gilt spine, gilt vignette on front board, both covers blind-stamped, corners slightly bumped and exterior somewhat rubbed; text is clean and bright. An excellent copy with the bookplate and withdrawn stamp from Exeter City Library on the front paste-down. First edition of this translation of the incredibly popular original Italian edition of 1510 detailing Ludovico di Varthema's extensive travels to Egypt, Syria, Arabia, Persia, India, and Ethiopia. Varthema is most well known for his escapades, among which he b... continua a leggere
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    • AKADEMISCHE VERLAGSGESELLSCHAFT, 1931
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Original printed back wrapper; front wrapper in facsimile (from the copy owned by Princeton University, with Überreicht vom Verfasser printed on top); small stain (from tape?) on bottom corner of first page. Preserved in a full morocco clamshell case. First edition of the first printing of Gödel's Proof, the single most celebrated result in mathematical logic. This paper, On Formally Undecidable Propositions (Incompleteness Theorem) is of legendary rarity. We were only able to locate one copy at Princeton University. Famed mathematician Kurt Gödel proved two extraordinary theo... continua a leggere
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    • PIETRO E GIUSEPPE VALLARDI, 1818
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With 133 hand-colored figures on 12 engraved plates. Contemporary wrappers with the original printed wrappers pasted onto both covers (title, etc., on front and publisher's advertisements on back). First edition of an ancient work; the invention of this puzzle is unrecorded in history. Literally translated as "seven boards of skill," the tangram is a dissection puzzle with seven pieces (five different sized triangles, a square and a rhomboid) in which players recombine the pieces to form various shapes such as animals, letters, numbers, and other objects. Little is known about... continua a leggere
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    • D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1860
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FOURTH ISSUE With 1 folding lithographed plate. Original brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth, spine a bit sunned, otherwise in absolutely excellent condition. First American edition. This, the fourth issue, with the added three quotes, is the first of the American issues where the text has been considerably altered, revised and augmented by the author. In addition it contains the historical sketch, in its earlier and shorter form, as a preface, and a supplement of seven pages at the end. Our copy includes the mispagination on pp. 116-21 as per Freeman. This is one ... continua a leggere
    • ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1969
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION An excellent copy in the original dust jacket, uncut. Signed by the author. continua a leggere
    • STAMPERIA D'ANTON-MARIA ALBIZZINI, 1738
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Title in red and black with a charming engraved title vignette, woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces. Contemporary vellum-backed marbled board; an excellent copy with very wide margins. First edition of one of the first books on the history of spectacles. This is likely the second issue, as the half-title has a date of 1741 and pages xxi-xiv are added which contain the "aggiunta" referred to on the half-title (including both errata and some explanations thereof). Manni (1690-1788) was a great Florentine historian and scholar. The son of a printer and bookseller, he wrote an... continua a leggere
    • HENRY WOODFALL, 1736
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With engraved frontispiece, interpolated leaf [143-144], and leaf containing errata on the recto, publisher's advertisements on the verso. Paneled sprinkled calf in a contemporary style; a large paper copy with very wide margins, a few contemporary annotations. First edition of Newton's treatise on the calculus, a work of great importance and rarity. Ready for publication in 1671, Newton circulated the manuscript among his friends who urged him to establish priority by publishing his own work. He steadfastly refused and prior to his death entrusted it to Henry Pemberton who ne... continua a leggere
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    • HENRICI BINNEMANI, 1575
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Each book with separate title, both within woodcut border, and with full-page heraldic device to verso, second title with printer's device. Lacking the 2 folding plates. Contemporary English calf, re-backed with red morocco spine label; dampstains, some quite heavy, and small marginal tears and worming; upper margins of text cut short, but all headlines intact. Marginalia and text corrections in a contemporary hand. From the library of the eminent Shakespearian scholar Charles Tyler Prouty, with his bookplate. First edition. Neville (1544-1614) was secretary to Matthew Parker,... continua a leggere
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    • MACMILLAN AND CO., 1879
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE Original red publisher's cloth paneled in blind, gilt title on upper cover, slight soiling. An excellent presentation copy inscribed in purple ink, "Mrs. Neate from the Author." Preserved in a modern burgundy cloth box with red morocco sides, gilt lettered. First edition, first issue of this most popular word puzzle, invented by Carroll, that became a parlor craze in its time. "The rules of the puzzle are simple enough. Two words are proposed, of the same length; and the Puzzle consists in linking these together by interposing other words, each of which shall diff... continua a leggere
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    • ANTON KOBERGER, 1479
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Third bible printed by Koberger, complete Double column, 51 lines of Gothic type in Vulgate Latin, some printed marginalia, with versal letters in red & blue and decorative pen initials throughout, interior as if new, quires lettered in modern pencil. Marbled endpapers, a few contemporary annotations, first page now glued to end leaf. Brown calf with two clasps. Magnificent copy. Fifth printed Latin bible by Koberger, though only the fourth with the summary of the gospels by Menardus Monachus, who suggests helpful methods for studying the text. Koberger's first bible was printed in 1475, an... continua a leggere
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    • N.P., 1932
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Approximately 235 pp. on 8 ½ x 11 inch paper, single spaced typed throughout, in a folder. Twenty "lessons" (each 10-12 pages, more or less), plus 2 duplicates, plus a Psychiana Inc. Certificate of Approval issued to John W. McCormick, who has underlined (and crossed out) parts of many of the lessons, as well as annotated portions thereof. The complete twenty-course program for a "New Thought Religion," one of spiritual enlightenment promising health, wealth and happiness through an alternative belief system, with the underlying premise being a rejection of all the major organ... continua a leggere
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    • J. THOREAU & A. MESNIER, 1638
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Complete with approbation, Privilege du Roi, and index with errata on verso. Title printed in red and black. Contemporary original binding of richly gilt morocco, rebacked with the original spine laid down, spine gilt in compartments with raised bands. Presumably decorated with the arms of the family of the Des Cervon, Baron des Arsis, mentioned in the contemporary handwritten inscription in the first blank leaf that reveals that the book was given as an award to a worthy student of the Jesuit boarding school at La Fleche, thanks to the generosity of the Baron. Contemporary ow... continua a leggere
    • AMERICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1880
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Frontispiece portrait (State A) of the author and frontispiece of Titan's Moses (2nd state) with tissue guard present, complete with 5 inserted plates, 28 additional plates and 295 text illustrations. Contemporary cloth, rebacked, title in gilt on spine, worn at extremities. A presentation inscription to Maud Kennedy signed by her Papa in 1881. First edition of Twain's third travel book describing his month-long trip to central and southern Europe in the summer of 1878 with his friend, Reverend Joseph Twitchell (Harris in the book). The main goal of the trip was to walk most o... continua a leggere
    • LIBRAIRIE STOCK, 1931
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With a lovely frontispiece plus 2 full-page illustrations (1 a double-page) and 29 text illustrations by Chagall. Original printed wrappers, uncut. Signed by Chagall on the title page. From the library of the great art collectors and Chagall's friends Gerhard and Marianne Pinkus. First edition, No. 1380 of 1650 total copies printed. A wonderful autobiography (in French) with helpful and enchanting illustrations. The preface is by André Salmon. Chagall's (1887-1985) signature is dated 1975. continua a leggere
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    • THURNHEYSEN, 1713
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With 2 folding charts, 1 folding plate and errata. Contemporary paper over thin boards, marbled paper spine; an excellent uncut copy with wide margins, library stamp on title and some minor browning. First edition of a milestone in the history of mathematics. Although left unfinished, it affords abundant evidence of the ability of one of history's greatest mathematicians. Especially notable is the theorem which "places the theory of probability in a more commanding position than it had hitherto occupied" (Todhunter). Bernouilli here uses the terms a priori and a posteriori to ... continua a leggere
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    • 1945
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    • Note Bibliografiche: The calculations in the first two pages relate to a generalization of the general theory of relativity that Einstein was working on in connection with his unified field theory. In a paper of June 19, 1945, Einstein had proposed a generalization of the mathematical foundations of general relativity. He proposed to generalize the theory such that distances in space would be invariant (unchanging) not only under changes of the frame of reference (as in the original theory) but also invariant under so-called Hermitian transformations. In a follow-up paper of January 24, 1946 (co-written with E.... continua a leggere
    • C. MAESTA, 1550
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    • Note Bibliografiche: SECOND EDITION Title within woodcut border with elaborate woodcut illustrations of various machines and apparatus, numerous text woodcuts as well as elaborate woodcut initials. Eighteenth century vellum backed marbled boards, edges and corners worn; first 8 leaves repaired at upper right corner, some browning, contemporary annotations throughout. Contemporary ownership signature of Giovanni Giulio Bruschi on title (he signs Brusco on the final leaf above the colophon), another signature, Alfonso Ruso (?) with an additional notation partially cut off at the bottom of the title page, and an a... continua a leggere
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