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    • WEEKS, JORDAN AND COMPANY, 1839
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Contemporary boards of patterned cloth, a bit worn, rebacked. Top half of the fly-leaf has been cut away. Despite some browning and foxing, a good copy. continua a leggere
    • THE LAKESIDE PRESS, 1952
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Publisher's original red cloth, author and title in gilt on spine. Ex-libris copy. continua a leggere
    • N.P., 1936
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Numerous photographic illustrations. Pictorial wrappers. In excellent condition. continua a leggere
    • N.A. RANDALL, 1852
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Rebound in half-calf over marbled boards, author and title in gilt on spine; interior foxed due to paper stock. First edition. Reynolds (1788-1865), a former governor of Illinois, focuses on the early history of the territory which ultimately became the state of Illinois. His primary sources were early pioneers still living (Streeter). A comprehensive look into the development of this part of America. Reynolds was governor from 1830-1834. The Black Hawk War occurred during his administration. He called out the militia, and was field commander, often appearing in person on the ... continua a leggere
    • CRAMER, SPEAR & EICHBAUM, 1810
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Full calf, spine label, new endpapers; interior with some discoloration and foxing due to paper stock. First edition. Cuming (1762-1828) was an Irish-born doctor, traveler, and author. In 1806, he purchased land in Ohio which prompted his exploratory trip down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers through Louisana and the Floridas. He wrote about his journey in Sketches of a tour providing an "excellent and extensive observations on pioneer conditions throughout the Ohio and lower Mississippi valleys" (Howes). Additionally, the appendix contains numerous narratives, published for th... continua a leggere
    • JOHN VAN VOORST (1883-1886); GURNEY AND JACKSON (1887-1903); R.H. PORTER (1904-1913); BRITISH ORNITHOLOGISTS' UNION (1914-1932)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITIONS Hundreds of exquisite full-page lithographed plates, many hand-colored, after J.G. Keulemans, J. Wolf, J. Jennens, H. Gronvold and others, text illustrations, distribution maps and tables. The first group of volumes also contain a list of members of the Union and the date of their election. The first six volumes bound in contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, spine in compartments, with the remaining volumes in library cloth, and most have the original printed wrappers bound in where the journal was issued quarterly; interior excellent. Bookplate (withdrawn) of Trinity C... continua a leggere
    • HARPER & BROTHERS, 1924
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING Including duplicated half-title in Volume II and a list of books by Twain at the end. Sepia-toned frontispiece in each volume. Original publisher's cloth with Twain's facsimile signature in gilt on covers, top edge gilt, original light blue dust jackets and slipcase, small tears to dust jackets, slipcase without a spine; interior pages bright and crisp. Presentation copy from Paine signed "For Mr. Earl J. Bonheimer, sincerely Albert Bigelow Paine Nov 12/24." Pasted into Volume I are 3 unused Russian and Romanian postage stamps commemorating Mark Twain from 1960... continua a leggere
    • WELLS AND LILLY, 1825
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Original boards, paper spine label, worn on the bottom of the front board, some staining; uncut with some staining and foxing. Ownership signature on paste-down. Overall a marvelous copy in original condition. First American edition (first printed in Edinburgh the prior year). Russell, an English author, details his travels through Germany and the southern provinces of the Austrian empire. Russell's captivating observations on the Germanic and Austrian peoples are especially important following establishment of the German Confederation. Everything from politics, custo... continua a leggere
    • PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION, 1855
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    • Note Bibliografiche: With frontispiece (detached but present) and 12 plates. Red stamped cloth with gilt title and pictorial on cover and spine, exterior slightly soiled, corners bumped, head of spine frayed. Text is toned, but clean. First American edition. This is one of two parts published, the other being a description of Western Polynesia. A fine history of Christian missions in the eastern South Pacific, about halfway between California and Australia. The work details the historical efforts of missionaries to convert the "savages" and is complete with full-page illustrations of stirring Christian triumph. continua a leggere
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    • CLARNEDON PRESS, 1769
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION With the engraved "Table of Consanguinity" and folding "Table of Descents" in Volume II. Modern half-morocco and cloth boards, spine gilt in 6 compartments, a.e.g. With the bookplate of Louis E. Goodman on the paste-downs. An excellent copy. PMM, 212. FIRST EDITION of the author's great history of English law. Blackstone (1723-70) was the first to make the law accessible to the common person. "Blackstone's great achievement was to popularize the law and the traditions which had influenced its formation. If the English constitution survived the troubles of the next century, it ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: A collection of original offprints in the fields of genetics, heredity, and evolution. From the library of Alfred Henry Sturtevant (1891-1970), renowned American geneticist. All items, unless stated, bear Sturtevant's signature and/or stamp, and many are presentation copies. Included are works by Bateson, Boveri, Calvin Bridges, Julian Huxley, Jacques Loeb, Raymond Pearl, Reginald Punnett, and Edmund Wilson. continua a leggere
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    • I'IMPRIMERIE DE MIGNERET, 1808
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION OF CORVISART'S TRANSLATION FROM THE LATIN Complete with half-title and errata. Uncut in the original wrappers, re-backed with the original spine label. An absolutely fantastic copy, preserved in a slipcase. First edition of Corvisart's classic translation of one of the great medical masterpieces. The results of Auenbrugger's experiments, with the immediate percussion of the chest as a new diagnostic method, were first published in Vienna in 1761. For nearly fifty years this revolutionary technique attracted little attention, until Corvisart (1755-1821), Napoleon's personal phy... continua a leggere
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    • CHEZ LA VEUVE DESAINT, 1783
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH Including half-titles, approbation and privilege du Roi. Volume I with the Greek and French translations on facing pages. Contemporary tree calf, some wear to joints and corners; marbled edges, some light waterstains in first volume. From the library of George Milton Smith with his bookplate.`. First edition. Camus' translation of Aristotle's descriptive zoology from Greek into French is a masterpiece of scholarship. This highly esteemed translation is much sought after for its extensive erudite commentaries and profound enlightenment of comparative anatomy. Divided ... continua a leggere
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    • HARPER & BROTHERS, 1856
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST AMERICAN EDITION With frontispiece and numerous text illustrations. Original publisher's cloth front and back covers with gilt designs over later morocco; frontispiece and title slightly loose, interior very good. First American edition (two impressions were published in London the same year). This work recounts two expeditions of southern Africa undertaken by the author between 1850-1854. Many of the areas he explored were almost unknown in Europe at the time, and his narrative is packed with descriptive imagery and sensational events, from lion attacks and swarms of locusts to local... continua a leggere
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    • GABON, 1829
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Half-calf over boards. Preliminary and last leaves are soiled and foxed, the blank leaves are loose, but text is in good condition. From the library of the Liverpool Medical Institution with bookplates on front paste downs. Second edition, revised, corrected and enlarged. Maladies de poitrine, Maladies de l'encephale, and Maladies de l'abdomen are included. Andral (1797-1876) invented the terms anaemia and hyperaemia; he is well known for analysing the blood fibrin and albumin. n n continua a leggere
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    • GULIELMI PELE, 1646
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Title in red and black, decorative woodcut on dedication, 3 full-page plates and 2 text illustrations. Nineteenth century boards, re-backed; interior is lightly toned throughout, with occasional spots and a small tear in the lower blank margin not affecting text. From the library of A. Gabriel Pouchet, with a stamp on recto of first blank leaf. Generally an excellent copy. First appearance of both treatises together. The present work is essentially the 1645 edition (printed by Nicolaus Redelichuysen) with a cancel title. The first book represents Alpini's best-known and most important medic... continua a leggere
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    • PRINTED FOR JOSEPH JOHNSON, 1772
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Contemporary vellum, beautiful spine label. Aside from some very minor browning, a fine copy with the bookplate of James Martin. The very scarce first edition of Aikin's contribution to eighteenth-century song theory. The book was initially published anonymously, as was a number of Aikin's early literary and political efforts. Aikin (1747-1822) was a physician who practiced successfully for a number of years until a stroke forced his retirement. Thereafter he devoted himself to literature and related pursuits, along with his numerous friends such as Priestley, the naturalist P... continua a leggere
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    • 1700
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 1. Frontal skeleton, signed, 71 x 26 inches 2. Frontal skeleton, unsigned, 73 x 28 inches 3. Rear view skeleton, signed, 69 x 26 inches 4. Rear view skeleton, unsigned, 71 x 28 inches. It is assumed that these scrolls were used to teach anatomy. It was not uncommon to use ecoche (from the Italian meaning "flayed") in the form of drawings or three-dimensional sculptures as teaching tools; they had been created by Leonardo and earlier artists. We have been unable to locate any other copper-engraved scrolls similar to these from this early date. The Countway Library of the History of Medicine ... continua a leggere
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    • R. KNAPLOCK, J. TONSON, G & J. INNYS, 1719
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    • Note Bibliografiche: FIRST EDITION Contemporary full calf, gilt-decorated spine. FIRST EDITION of an extremely popular work in which Allen provides, for a number of diseases, the opinions of various authors, ancient and modern. He specifically deals with certain eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimea. n n continua a leggere
    • JOHN WINDET, 1604
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    • Note Bibliografiche: SECOND EDITION Separate title page for the fifth book. Woodcut devices on titles, headpieces, and initials. Contemporary vellum, preserved in a folding cloth box. Ownership inscription of Edward Pye Chamberlayne dated 1692, 1693 and 1706, perhaps the same Chamberlayne (1661-1727) who spent time in Barbados and married Anne Kedley (1662-1733). They lived at "Nooke's Court," also known as the "new house" in the parish of Dewchurch, Herefordshire, England. There are numerous annotations in his hand on the fly-leaf, including a large manuscript "Edward and Anne." Additional annotations througho... continua a leggere
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