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    • MACMILLAN, 1907
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Original blue cloth, title and author in gilt on cover, very small blemish on edge of back cover, otherwise an excellent copy. First edition of London's collection of eight stories. Written during his "Klondike" period, the title story Love of life follows the trek of a prospector across the Canadian tundra. The first printing consisted of 7937 copies. BAL 11904; Sisson & Martens p. 36. Lisez plus
    • J. JOHNSON; J. JACKSON, 1791
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION OF BOTH PARTS Complete with frontispiece in both volumes, errata and 18 engraved plates, including engravings by William Blake. Half calf and contemporary marbled boards; some offsetting from the plates, minor browning, otherwise an excellent copy with some leaves unopened. From the library of William H. Murphy Grimshaw with his bookplate on the paste-down and another ownership signature on the second title. First edition of both parts; the second volume was printed prior to the first. The first volume is a far-reaching survey of science and technology with references to evolu... Lisez plus
    • H.K. LEWIS, 1894
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Original cloth, German library stamp on half- title and title. An excellent, bright copy. First edition, printed in London. This is Osler's second neurological work, dedicated to his friend W.R. Gowers. He here provides an encyclopaedic view of chorea bolstered by his understanding and clinical experience with the varieties of involuntary movement. He played a considerable role in the development of child neurology through this monograph. Of special interest is the appendix containing an analysis of seventy-three fatal cases of chorea minors. Osler (1849-1919) was a clinician,... Lisez plus
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    • JOHN AND ARTHUR ARCH, ET AL., 1807
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION With 15 engraved plates. Full calf, rebacked with the original spine laid down, covers and spine slightly worn; text in excellent condition with only a few light spots on first title. Bookplates of High Legh Library and Arnold Thackray in each volume. First edition. According to the preface, the author's intention was to give a "faithful and sufficiently detailed description of all the important facts hitherto discovered in the sciences of chemistry and mineralogy, enlarging more particularly on those parts which are of particular interest to the manufacturer and practical che... Lisez plus
    • AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1938
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    • Description: First British edition With 3 plates and several text illustrations. Original cloth and dust jacket in very good condition, price clipped; interior very clean. With the bookplate of Arnold Thackray. First British edition. Intended as an explanation of the totality of Einstein's accomplishments for the layperson, the publication of this extraordinarily successful work was also used in an attempt to find Infeld a university position (he eventually ended up in Canada). According to the preface, "the book is a simple chat between you and us. You may find it boring or interesting, dull or excitin... Lisez plus
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    • GRIMM & WIRSUNG, 1520
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    • Description: Printed throughout in Roman letter of various sizes and mostly in double columns. First title page in red and black; heraldic woodcuts on second and third titles, devices, initials and text diagrams throughout. Final leaf, with large woodcut of Saint Catherine on colophon, is in facsimile on contemporary paper. Old vellum, new endpapers; occasional stains and a few wormholes. This edition of Aristotle's scientific and philosophical writings was brought together by Johann Eck (1486-1543) and here first printed in Augsburg by Grimm and Wirsung. This is also the first time the beautiful herald... Lisez plus
    • THO. WOODWARD, 1741
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH With 6 folding engraved plates of laboratory apparatus. Contemporary calf, rebacked; interior excellent. A beautiful copy. First edition in English, greatly enlarged from the first edition printed in Latin in 1739. One of the first of it's kind, this treatise contains the entire art of theoretical and practical assaying. The illustrations and descriptions of instruments and apparatus are considered exceptionally accurate. In addition, Cramer here first describes the use of the blowpipe in smelting small amounts of substances and in analyzing them. Of particular inte... Lisez plus
    • A.S.WATSON, 1921
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE Plates measure 7 ½ x 11 inches. Rubricated initials. Original blue silk cloth with Chinese cyphers, gilt lettering on front cover; silk repair to spine with slight stain in crease and on top edge of cover, still an exceptionally fine copy, complete with the original silk bookmark. From the library of Charles R. Crane, with his business card noting: "Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of America." Crane (1858-1939) was originally appointed minister to China in 1909, but before leaving was recalled to Washington where he was force... Lisez plus
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    • JOHANN HERVAGIUM, 1546
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    • Description: Possibly a contemporary vellum binding, title in ink on spine, certainly a remboitage, with new endpapers; despite some minor staining on the first few leaves, a clean, wide-margined copy, with the ownership signature of Jacques de Baissonrond on the title, and contemporary annotations on the first few leaves of text. A large, wide-margined copy of the 1546 Herwagen edition of Euclid. According to Zeitlinger, it is "the first complete edition of Euclid's works." It contains Theon's explanation of the first thirteen books rendered in Latin by Bartholomaeus of Venice, plus the explanation by ... Lisez plus
    • R. BALDWIN, 1758
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    • Description: FIRST. EXTREMELY RARE With 8 large folding engraved plates. Directions to the binder on lower edge of the last leaf verso. Nicely bound in blue boards; although some of the plates have marginal browning, the actual figures of flowers are bright with excellent impressions, title with small brown spots on the lower margin by the imprint, still an excellent copy. First edition of this extremely rare and little known work on tulips by Hill. He here gives a detailed account of understanding the process of nature, as well as directions on how to double the flowers of many plants, notably choosing... Lisez plus
    • KEGAN PAUL, ETC., 1903
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    • Description: Frontispiece of the Earl of Southampton in colors by Harding after the original painting, decorated throughout with initials and ornaments by Macdougall. Limp vellum, Kelmscott style, gilt lettered, silk bands, top edge gilt; an uncut copy on Arnold's unbleached hand-made paper. Some foxing on rear paste-down and verso of last leaf, otherwise a spectacular copy. Limited edition, ours being Number 9 of 400. Dowden (1843-1914), an Irish poet and authority on Shakespeare, was professor of oratory and English literature at Dublin University. Lisez plus
    • A.S. BARNES & CO, 1881
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Engraved frontispiece portrait, numerous text illustrations (many full-page), including map of the western reserve. Original publisher's cloth, title in gilt on front cover and spine, head and foot a bit worn, a.e.g.; interior in fine condition. Originally published in 1880 under the title, The life of James A. Garfield, this excellent biography of Garfileld is the first edition which includes details of the assassination of the president. According to the publisher's notice, "the life of James A. Garfield to the day of the nomination was prepared by Major J.M. Bundy, editor o... Lisez plus
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    • DEUTICKE, 1905
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Original printed wrappers preserved in a clamshell box.. An excellent copy with the back strip redone. First edition of the work which Freud himself considered second in importance only to his Die Traumdeutung. Freud introduces here his epochal theory of infantile sexuality, which linked the forces motivating the development of body and mind from earliest infancy, a contribution of utmost value. Infantile sexuality was a fact known, Freud said, to every nursemaid, yet the Three essays provoked (and still provokes) considerable controversy in both scientific and popular sectors... Lisez plus
    • JOHN NUTT, 1699
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    • Description: With engraved frontispiece. Full aquamarine morocco, re-backed; contemporary annotations throughout. Third edition. The present work has its roots in Garth's Harveian lecture. As a fellow of the College of Physicians, he advocated a plan to provide dispensaries for the poor, where free advice and prescriptions could be obtained from the best doctors, and would also serve as a protection against the greed of apothecaries. The poem, a record of this first attempt to establish "those out-patient rooms now universal in the large towns of England," describes a mock Homeric battle between Garth a... Lisez plus
    • CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED, 1892
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Original blue cloth, very minor wear to head and foot of spine; interior excellent. Small bookseller's label on front paste-down. First edition, printed in an initial run of 2001 copies. The tale of a modern alchemist who becomes a billionaire and corrupts the community he wants to help. Written while Doyle was on a sojourn in Vienna, in the same year that The adventures of Sherlock Holmes was first published. The creator of the most famous detective in literature, Doyle (1859-1930) produced his first story at the age of six. After completing his medical studies at Edinburgh U... Lisez plus
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    • LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, 1945
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    • Description: Second edition Maroon and black publisher's cloth, gilt lettering and ornaments to top cover and spine, in original green and maroon dust-jacket. Dust-jacket a bit tattered, with some chipping and a few small tears. Presentation inscription to front paste-down, inscriptions to front and rear fly-leaves. Second edition, published the prior year simultaneously in Boston and Toronto. This novel "relates the development into manhood of a sensitive, trusting boy beset from every side with crushing difficulties." It was made into a motion picture in 1946 and starred Charles Coburn, Tom Drake, Hum... Lisez plus
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    • T. CADELL AND WILLIAM CREECH; BELL & BRADFUTE, 1796
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    • Description: FIRST THREE EDITIONS Volume I contains half-title, 1 page publisher's advertisement, separate title for Essay VI, and 3 folding engraved plates; Volume II contains 2 title pages, advertisement from publisher (explaining why there are 2 title pages), separate half-title to Essay VI, and 18 engraved plates; Volume III is complete with the half-title and errata. Contemporary calf, worn; interiors excellent. From the library of Robert H. Elliot, with his bookplates. First three editions, including the very scarce second volume which includes the "Additions" to the six essays contained in the fi... Lisez plus
    • THE BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY, 1903
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION Exquisite full red morocco, gilt decoration on covers and spine. Uncut. Lisez plus
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    • [JOHN MARTYN], MOSES PITT, AND RICHARD CHISWELL, 1679
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION With 7 engraved plates (6 folding). Bound together in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked; some top margins trimmed closely with occasional loss of page number only. First edition of the missing Philosophical collections, printed in a very small edition, and now exceptionally rare. The death of the Royal Society's secretary, Henry Oldenburg, in 1677 interrupted the publication of the Philosophical transactions. These scientific papers, edited by Hooke, were issued to fill the void in the Royal Society publication from the last number of the Philosophical transactions in 1679... Lisez plus
    • F.P. ALLEN, 1833
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    • Description: FIRST EDITION With 3 wood engravings. Original boards; a very good copy with the contemporary signatures of William Wallace, Chas. E. Williams, C. E. Williams, Jr. and A. G. Harrison. Preserved in a clamshell case. First edition of Beaumont's brilliant clinical investigation into the physiology of digestion. Beaumont (1785-1853), a United States Army surgeon, was the first to study the digestion and actions of the stomach in a living person. The patient received a near mortal gunshot wound to his abdomen and chest. He recuperated over a period of many months, sustaining a permanent fistula ... Lisez plus
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