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1.

Bypaths in Arcady : A Books of Love Songs. With illustrations in photogravure from photographs by Lejaren A. Hiller

Lejaren A. Hiller. Chicago: Brothers of the Book 1915. First Edition. 61 pages. 9 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Vellum spine over green papered boards. Minor wear to the boards including small nick to foreedge, and a bit of wear to the corner tips. Bright and clean internally. Surplus stamp... more>
 
Item #23564
Price: $275.00  
2.

Philosophical papers : being a collection of memoirs, dissertations, and experimental investigations relating to various branches of natural philosophy and mechanics, together with letters to several persons on subjects connected with science and useful improvement.

London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies 1802. First Edition. xxiv, 390, [2] pages plus 14 engraved plates. 8vo. Brown library buckram with library label on spine. Library bookplate and deaccession stamp on front endpapers otherwise clean internally (noting minor foxing throughout). Although marked Volume 1, this was the only... more>
 
Item #23575
Price: $500.00  
3.

Der Bergmann in Seinem Berufe. Bilder aus den Freiberger Gruben Mit Magnesiumblitzlicht Aufgenommen

Freiberg i. Sachsen: Craz & Gerlach (Joh. Stettner) [1892]. First Edition. [1], 20 leaves. AEG. Title page followed by 20 photomechanical images of mining, each with captions in German, printed on one side only. 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in gilt and black. Previous owner... more>
Der Bergmann in Seinem Berufe. Bilder aus den Freiberger Gruben Mit Magnesiumblitzlicht Aufgenommen
 
Item #23555
Price: $350.00  
4.

Asynchronized Synchronous Machines

New York: Macmillan 1964. First Edition. xvi, 75 pages. Publisher's red boards with purple, black and white printed dj. A bright clean copy with minor rubbing to the extremities of the dj. Near Fine / Near Fine. Boards.

"An examination of the elementary theory and some applications of Asynchronized... more>
Asynchronized Synchronous Machines
 
Item #23450
Price: $35.00  
5.

Atomic Structure of Minerals

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press 1937. First Edition. xiii, 292, [1] pages. Publisher's blue cloth. 8vo. Previous owner's name and company on front pastedown endpaper, and "FOO!" written opposite. Name also on rear endpaper. Otherwise clean internally. Overall light wear to the extremities of the binding. Spine still readable... more>
Atomic Structure of Minerals
 
Item #23471
Price: $45.00  
6.

Arts et Metiers Graphiques # 38 (November 1933)

Paris: Arts Et Métiers Graphiques 1933. 9 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches. Periodical. Printed wraps. Spine panel paper lacking at top and bottom, a total of about 4 inches. Lower right corner creased throughout. Otherwise minor wear to the extremities. Good. Wraps.

Contains a 3 page article on Brunhoff... more>
 
Item #23565
Price: $95.00  
7.

Handbook of Glass Technology

Banaras (India): Banaras Hindu University 1956. First Edition. [8], 339 pages + 4 pages ads. 8vo. Publisher's tan cloth with black lettering. The third edition, revised. Thinner than normal paper as often the case with Indian publications. Clean, sound copy. Foreward by Charles H. Greene, Chairman, Department of Glass Technolgoy... more>
Handbook of Glass Technology
 
Item #23473
Price: $85.00  
8.

TAKE AIM [65] Manual Vol I.

Beaverton, Oregon: Matrix Publishers, Inc. 1981. xii, 387, [1] pages. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Publisher's printed grey/red and black wrappers. Overall general wear, previous owner's sticker on front wrapper. Generally bright and clean internally. Good. Wraps.

This manual was designed to provide a relatively formal introduction to the... more>
TAKE AIM [65] Manual Vol I.
 
Item #23461
Price: $75.00  
9.

More Men of Mark

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1922. First Edition. 23 pp. of text followed by 33 tipped in photographic portraits, one per leave. 9 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Publishers linen-backed patterned paper boards, paper spine label. A bright clean copy, noting a touch of wear to the extremities (mostly bottom... more>
 
Item #23563
Price: $400.00  
10.

Tesseract: Early Scientific Instruments, Catalogue Forty-Eight [ 48 ]

Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Tesseract 1995. First Edition. 115 items in catalogue (61 of which are antiquarian instruments). Original buff wrappers. 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Staple-bound. Fine. Staplebound.

Tesseract catalogues are great references, and include both pictures and detailed descriptions of early scientific instruments, not often found or pictured elsewhere. more>
 
Item #23580
Price: $15.00  
11.

Modern Plastics Catalog 1941

New York: Breskin Publishing Corporation 1940. First Edition. 476 pages. Embossed cloth covers. 9 x 12 inches. A well worn copy, US Patent Office Duplicate w/stamp on front flyleaf. Good. Boards.

In effect, a tutorial to the state of the industry. Although it does include advertisements from firms who... more>
Modern Plastics Catalog 1941
 
Item #23519
Price: $125.00  
12.

Fabriques de produits de chimie organique de Laire; synthetic perfumes and specialties for perfumery and soaps.

Paris: Imp. Boissart & Courand 1928. First Edition. [2], 114, [1] pages plus illustrations. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth with white stamped lettering. Textblock loose, held just by partial webbing in a few places. Binding generally soiled, corners worn. Clean internally. Good. Cloth.

Page [1] notes various medals and international... more>
Fabriques de produits de chimie organique de Laire; synthetic perfumes and specialties for perfumery and soaps.
 
Item #23453
Price: $150.00  
13.

Stereoroentgenography: Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Baltimore: Dr. Howard A. Kelly [1915]. [1], 83 leaves (versos blank) with interleaved stereocards and text w/illustrations of tuberculosis related medical views. Often found lacking the text, here present (several underlined sentences on a few cards). Enclosed in a cloth portfolio slip with cotton ties and index printed inside front... more>
 
Item #23520
Price: $150.00  
14.

Ink Flings

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company 1901. First Edition. 126, [1] pages. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Oblong. Original red cloth with pasteon decoration and white embossed lettering. Minor wear, a few dings to the pages, overall a nice copy. INSCRIBED by Author Fagnani "If, on the fair, white... more>
Ink Flings
 
Item #23479
Price: $125.00  
15.

A Letter from Mr. Franklin to Mr. Peter Collinson, F. R. S. concerning the Effects of Lightning WITH A Letter of Benjamin Framklin, Esq; to Mr. Peter Collinson, F. R. S. concerning an electrical Kite

[London]: [ C. Davis ] 1751-1752. First Edition. 7 1/4 x 9 /14. We offer 2 extracts from "Philosophical Transactions", Vol. 47. For the Years 1751 and 1752 which include the first printing of Franklin's Kite Experiment which proved that lightning is an electrical discharge. Effects of Lightning is found... more>
 
Item #23507
Price: $4,250.00  
16.

PRIVATE VISIONS African Art from the Collection of Genevieve McMillan

Boston: The Boston Athenaeum 1983. First Edition. [2], 34 pages. Original red printed wrappers. Minor rubbing to covers. Near Fine. Wraps.

An illustrated catalog of the exhibition held at the Boston Athenaeum April 4-29, 1983. more>
PRIVATE VISIONS African Art from the Collection of Genevieve McMillan
 
Item #23440
Price: $30.00  
17.

Stadt Des Schwarz / Eighteeen Photographs of Berlin

John Gossage. Washington DC: Loosestrife Editions 1987. First Edition. [8] pages plus 16 photographs on 8 leaves. Folio ( 13 3/4 x 18 3/8 inches) Publisher's black cloth with original photograph inset on front cover. Original clear acetate cover with a touch of rubbing. Fine / Near Fine. Cloth.

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Item #23571
Price: $650.00  
18.

Reit-, Fahr- und Jagdereignisse aus dem Leben des Grafen Moritz Sándor. Aufgenommen, gemalt und photographisch vervielfältigt von Maler J. G. Prestel welcher den Grafen Sándor während 12 Jahren begleitet und fast sämmtlichen Accidents beigewohnt

Mainz: Victor v. Zabern [ no date ]. First Edition. Oblong 4to. 11 x 7 1/2 inches. Brick red cloth (worn at head/tail of spine) with brass clasp closure at fore-edge. Front hinge tentatively re-attached with tissue. Aeg. Contains 50 albumen photographs of paintings, marked '1a' to '50a', each on... more>
Reit-, Fahr- und Jagdereignisse aus dem Leben des Grafen Moritz Sándor. Aufgenommen, gemalt und photographisch vervielfältigt von Maler J. G. Prestel welcher den Grafen Sándor während 12 Jahren begleitet und fast sämmtlichen Accidents beigewohnt
 
Item #23522
Price: $500.00  
19.

Russian Fairy Tales

[ New York ]: Pantheon 1945. First Edition. 661, [1] pages. Publisher's cloth with the scarce (and thin) dust jacket. Remnants of the slipcase also present (front part of slipcase duplicates front dust jacket illustration, rear is different). Dust jacket is browned and crinkled on the spine panel with minor... more>
Russian Fairy Tales
 
Item #23442
Price: $75.00  
20.

Arnold Palmer A Professional Journey

San Francisco: Collins Publishers 1994. Later printing. 192 pages. 4to (9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches. Original black cloth with photographically illustrated dust jacket. SIGNED by Arnold Palmer with a felt tipped pen on the front flyleaf. Sticker on front cover from The Woodlands, a Palmer Course. Dj curled at... more>
Arnold Palmer A Professional Journey
 
Item #23475
Price: $55.00  
21.

Outlines of Astronomy

Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard 1849. First American Edition. 620, [32 - ads] pages + 6 plates. 8vo. Original publishers dark brown cloth. Blindstamped boards and gilt spine lettering. Ex-library Boston Society of Natural History/Boston Museum of Science, with their bookplate on front pastedown and embossed stamp on title page. Also... more>
Outlines of Astronomy
 
Item #23500
Price: $225.00  
22.

Photographic Views of Picturesque Evanston, State of Illinois.

Chicago: Hesler's Photo Art Gallery 1887. [102] leaves including plates. Bound in green buckram (presumably original wrappers not bound in). Oblong 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Stamp of Garrett Biblical Institute on rear of title page (no longer exists having been subsumed into the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary). Very Good... more>
 
Item #23566
Price: $295.00  
23.

Theory of Probability

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press 1939. First Edition. vi, [2], 380 pages plus errata sheet tipped in at page vi. Publisher's blue cloth, with minor soiling and remnants of green tape at base of spine panel. Previous owner's name on front pastedown endpaper. A sound working copy. Good. Cloth.

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Item #23459
Price: $40.00  
24.

[ cover title ] Trip in Norway in Steam Yacht "Victoria"

Bergen, Norway: F. Beyer [c1885]. First Edition. Oblong 4to. 13 x 9 3/4 inches. 12 full plate albumen photographs mounted on (6) pre-printed boards. Brick red cloth (worn, bowed, minor soiling) stamped with black decorations and title in gilt. F. Beyer's ticket on front pastedown endpaper. "Similar albums to be... more>
 
Item #23521
Price: $500.00  
25.

Hradec Králové, mesto ceských královen, mesto Ulrichovo

Svabinsky, Max ; Sudek, Josef. Hradci Králové: Sporitelna Královéhradecká 1939. 95, [6] pages. 8 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches. Blue cloth boards with vellum (?) spine, thin paper slipcase. Very thin plastic dj protector still present (material has shrunk over time) with several small tape marks on the endpapers both... more>
 
Item #23562
Price: $275.00  


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