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Encyclopédie Automobile
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Encyclopédie Automobile

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1956
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SATIRICAL LITHOGRAPHS OF EARLY FRENCH CARS Encyclopédie Automobile: La Belle Epoque et Les Pionniers de L'Automoile. Illustrated with 16 original color lithographs by Guy Sabran. Oblong Folio. Original pictorial olive green folding cover; title in a frame representing the entrance to the Parisian metro station. Guimard, Champrosay, Editeur, Paris, 1956. First Edition. Loose illustrations, as issued, inserted in folding cover. A wonderful… Read more about this item
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The Warren Report.
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The Warren Report.

by Gerald Ford et al.

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The Warren Report. Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 8vo. Original cloth. Published by the Associated Press. N.D. First Edition. This copy signed on the title page by Gerald Ford: "Gerald R. Ford / 5th District, Mich. / Jan 1949 – Dec. 1973." Ford was a member of the President's Commission. Edges… Read more about this item
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An Historical Disquisition Concerning the Knowledge Which the Ancients had of India

by William Robertson.

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1791
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William Robertson. An Historical Disquisition Concerning the Knowledge Which the Ancients had of India; and the Progress of Trade with that Country Prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope. With an Appendix Containing Observations on the Civil Policy – the Laws and Judicial Proceedings – the Arts – the Sciences – and… Read more about this item
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A History of British Birds
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A History of British Birds

by Rev. F.O. Morris

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1851-1857
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Illustrated with 358 full-page engraved, hand-colored plates. 4to. Bound in original contemporary publisher's ½-leather-backed cloth, gilt decorations on spine, 5 raised bands, all edges marbled. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1851-1857. First Edition. First Issue. 6 volumes. Only the first edition sets were fully hand colored. In later editions the backgrounds were not colored. Morris's A History of British Birds was… Read more about this item
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The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa in the Year 1805.

by Mungo Park

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1815
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The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa in the Year 1805. Together with other documents, official and private, relating to the same mission. To which is prefixed an account of the life of Mr. Park. Illustrated with folding engraved map with routes hand colored in red and blue by the geographer Major Rennell. 4to. Contemporary ¾-leather-backed marbled… Read more about this item
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Journal of a Route Across India Through Egypt to England.

by Lieutenant Colonel GEORGE AUGUSTUS FREDERICK FITZCLARENCE

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1819
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WITH HAND-COLORED ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS Illustrated with full colored aquatint frontispiece and 11 plates (8 full-page hand colored); 1 large folding engraved map of the seat of war in India with touches of hand coloring; 6 maps and plans, including a map of Egypt with the route through the desert and down the Nile taken by the author to reach Alexandria. 4to.… Read more about this item
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A Dissertation concerning the War of Troy, and the Expedition of the Grecians, as Described by Homer; Shewing that No Such Expedition was ever Undertaken, and that No Such City of Phrygia Existed.
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A Dissertation concerning the War of Troy, and the Expedition of the Grecians, as Described by Homer; Shewing that No Such Expedition was ever Undertaken, and that No Such City of Phrygia Existed.

by Jacob Bryant.

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N.D. [1796]/1798 / 1798
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Jacob Bryant. A Dissertation concerning the War of Troy, and the Expedition of the Grecians, as Described by Homer; Shewing that No Such Expedition was ever Undertaken, and that No Such City of Phrygia Existed. Illustrated with folding map. 4to. Late 18th or early 19th century half-calf over marbled boards, leather label on spine. London N.D. (1796 per ESTC).… Read more about this item
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De sensu rerum et magia, libri quatuor, pars mirabilis occultae philosophiae, ubi demonstratur, mundum esse Dei vivam statuam, beneque cognoscentem. . .
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De sensu rerum et magia, libri quatuor, pars mirabilis occultae philosophiae, ubi demonstratur, mundum esse Dei vivam statuam, beneque cognoscentem. . .

by Tommaso Campanella.

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1620
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Illustrated with engraved title border incorporating a bell, symbolizing Campanella's name; plus a few woodcut headpieces and initials. 4to. 19th- early 20th-century sheep, with blind ruled calf covers (presumably from the original binding) laid down on both boards; spine with raised bands and gilt-lettered black morocco label. Frankfurt: Egenolph Emmel for Gottfried Tampach, 1620. First Edition. Written when Campanella was… Read more about this item
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The English Gardener; or, A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, Enclosing, and Laying-Out, of Kitchen Gardens; on the Making and Managing of Hot-beds and Green-Houses; and on the Propagation and cultivation of all sorts of Kitchen-Garden Plants, and of Fruit-Trees whether of the Garden or the Orchard
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Illustrated; with a full-page fold-out garden plan. Modern pebbled brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. London: Published by A. Cobbett, 1838. An English pamphleteer, farmer and journalist, William Cobbett gained a reputation as a rabble rouser, famed for his political publications aimed at working class readers. He believed that reforming Parliament and abolishing the rotten boroughs would help to… Read more about this item
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De Lunae Atmosphaera Dissertatio.
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De Lunae Atmosphaera Dissertatio.

by Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich.

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1753
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A JESUIT CORRECTS EULER'S THEORY OF LUNAR ATMOSPHERE Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich. De Lunae Atmosphaera Dissertatio. Text in Latin. Illustrated with fold-out engraved plate comprising numerous geometric diagrams bound at the end; large woodcut device on title-page; woodcut baroque decorative head-piece and woodcut initial on page III. Errata on verso of last leaf. Slim 4to. Original Italian flexible carta rustica, later backed… Read more about this item
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Annulorum trium diversi generis instrumentorum.

by Johannes Dryander.

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1537
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Johannes Dryander. Annulorum trium diversi generis instrumentorum. Illustrated with large woodcut of an armillary sphere on title-page and the divisional title to Regiomontanus; verso of title-page with a large woodcut of "Dryander's astronomical rings" suspended from a hand in the clouds; numerous woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text; woodcut printer's device on pi4v and verso of final leaf; several large historiated… Read more about this item
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Practica Sev Methodus Curandi Morbos Internos

by Kaspar Peucer

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1614.
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FIRST EDITION OF PEUCER'S TREATISE ON INTERNAL MEDICINE 16mo. Bound in full mid-17th century vellum. Francofortti, Typis Nicolai Hoffmanni, Sumptibus Ioannis Bernerri, 1614. First Edition. Also included is Peucer's treatise on fever, "Tractatus de Febriburus" together with Gabriele Fontano's "Tetras Gravissimorum Capitis Affectuum" ["Four Very Grave Maladies Affecting the Head"], Printed at Lyons by Barbier in 1647. Caspar Peucer was a… Read more about this item
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Le Vinti Giornate Dell’ Agricoltura et de’ Piaceri Della Villa
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Le Vinti Giornate Dell’ Agricoltura et de’ Piaceri Della Villa

by Agostino Gallo

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1578.
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TREATISE ON AGRICULTURE Illustrated with 19 full-page wood engraved plates of agricultural tools and equipment. Agostino Gallo was a famous agronomist who introduced the cultivation of rice and wheat in Italy. This treatise on agriculture describes in detail various farming practices; the quality of the soils; the cultivation of alfalfa, vine plants, gardens, etc.; and the cows, oxen, sheep, goats, horses, and… Read more about this item
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The Tree. The Nature of Nature.
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The Tree. The Nature of Nature.

by John Fowles

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1995
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Fowles, John. The Tree. The Nature of Nature. Two Essays. The Yolla Bolly Press, Covelo (1995). First Edition. Illustrated with 8 woodcuts by Aaron Johnson. One of 10 copies lettered A to J, signed by Fowles and Johnson; with an extra suite of 8 woodcuts, signed by Johnson, enclosed in linen portfolio.This is copy B. From an edition of 150 copies.… Read more about this item
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The Acts for Tonnage and Poundage, Shipping and Navigation and the Book of Rates together with an Abridgement of all the Statutes now in force relating to the Customs. Several Rules and Discretions for Gauging of Ships, Casks of Wine, and Oyl, and Measuring of Timber  Also The Fees of Officers, Tares of Commodities, Rates of Scavage, Tables for Olys, Linens, Silks, Tobacco, Collated for Public Use
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Early English treatise on maritime laws, namely navigation, shipping, tonnage, customs, and trade, printed in both Roman and black letter fonts. With an early engraved bookplate of Marques of Tweeddale. Also with the signature of Nathaniel Westland, dated 1675. Westland, a prominent merchant from Burlington, New Jersey, was appointed agent for the sale of land by the West New Jersey Society,… Read more about this item
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English and Scottish Wrought Ironwork: A Series of Examples of English Ironwork of the Best Periods,

by Bailey Scott Murphy

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1904
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Illustrated with 68 pages of measured drawings, some full page, and 72 collotype reproductions of photographs. Oversize Folio. Original dark green cloth, blind stamped. B.T. Batsford, London 1904. First Edition. With a list of subscribers. Examples include Drayton House, Oxford University, Cambridge University, Belton House, Traquair House, etc. Some rubbing to covers, head and heel of spine chipped, some slight… Read more about this item
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Les Volcans et Les Tremblements de Terre.
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Les Volcans et Les Tremblements de Terre.

by Arnold Boscowitz

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First Illustrated French Edition
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c. 1865
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Illustrated with 16 colored lithograph plates and 40 black-and-white illustrations of volcanoes, some full page, by Eugene Ciceri. Original publisher's ¼-red crushed morocco, gilt decorated spine, over matching red cloth boards; spine with 4 raised bands and gilt lettering; aeg. Paris: Paul Ducrocq, Libraire Editeur, N. D. ca.1865. First Illustrated French Edition. A comprehensive and well-illustrated study of technical and spectacular… Read more about this item
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A Comparative History of the Increase and Decrease of Mankind in England, and Several Countries Abroad, According to the different Soils, Situations, Business of life, Use of the Non-Naturals, &c. faithfully collected from, and attested by, above Three Hundred Vouchers, and Many of them for a long Course of Years, in two different Periods. To which is added. A Syllabus of the general States of Health, Air, Seasons, and Food for the last Three Hundred Years; And Also a Meteorological Discourse.
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4to. Modern half-calf over marbled boards, red leather label on spine. London: Printed for W. Nicoll and C. Etherington, 1767. First Edition. With a list of subscribers and a fold-out chart measuring rainfall in England for 1755-66. A fascinating set of contemporary statistics and observations on population patterns, cultural movements, food supply and meteorology in England for three hundred years… Read more about this item
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The Contents, Virtues, and Uses of Nevil-Holt Spa-Water
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The Contents, Virtues, and Uses of Nevil-Holt Spa-Water

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1749 / 1762
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The Contents, Virtues, and Uses of Nevil-Holt Spaw-Water, Further Proved, Illustrated, and Explained, from Experiments and Reason. With some Histories of its Signal Effects in Various Diseases. . . Collected by Several Hands. 8vo. Bound in modern blind ruled light calf; black morocco label with gilt letters on the front cover. London: Printed and sold by Mr. Corbett . .… Read more about this item
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Mémoires sur les Hôpitaux de Paris.

by Jacques René Tenon.

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1788
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Illustrated with 15 large folding plates. 4to. Modern ½-leather-backed boards. Paris, Ph.-D. Pierres, 1788. First Edition. In 1785 the French surgeon Jacque René Tenon was required by royal command to make a scientific study of European hospitals. He traveled for 18 months in France, England and Germany, after which he prepared and published his report, which revealed the appalling conditions… Read more about this item
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