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PUCK MAGAZINE

By Various Contibutors

New York: Keppler & Schwarzman. Very Good+. 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume VIII, No. 198, December 22, 1880. Pictorial color covers. Published every Wednesday. Illustrated with cartoons and comments. A clean copy. Pages 256- 273. A few tiny edge tears. ; B/W and color Illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 17 pages .

$40.00

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN (11 ISSUES)

By Various Conttributors

New York. Very Good. 1886 -1887. First Edition. Hardcover. A weekly Journalof ofPractical Information , Arts, Science, Chemistry, Art and Manufacttures. New York Central Railroad, New York City Aqueduct, Harlem River Bridge, Newark NJ. Draw Bridge. A few small edge and fold tears. Many engraved illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$200.00

EXPLORATION OF THE NILE TRIBUTARIES OF ABYSSINIA

By Baker, S. W.

Hartford: O. D. Case & Co.. Very Good. 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. Highly exciting adventures of the author. Clean maroon cloth with gilt title on spine. Very light rubbing Pictorial frontispiece. Front internal hinge has a small tear. ==Engraved Illustrations encluding two maps. ; ENGRAVED iLLUSTRATIONS; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 624 pages .

$10.00

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN (7 ISSUES )

By Various Contibutors

New York: Munn and Co.. Very Good. 1916-1920. First Edition. Softcover. Clean soft covers in color. 1916 -1920. The Weekly Journal of Practical information. Railroads, German Military Railrooads, Trucks Gasoline. Freight Trucks. Tractor Industry, Science, Invention, Mechanics. A few small edge tears.. Many engraved illustrations ; Color Illustrated co; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$125.00

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Very Good. First Edition.

$10.00

PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMES

By Silvia Sunshine

Nashville, Tenn.: Southern Methodist Publishing. Very Good+. 1885. Second Edition. Hardcover. Clean brown cloth with black designs on front cover and gilt title on spine. Pictorial frontispiece. Engraved Illustrations. XXVII Chapters. Text is tight, clean and intact. Pages free of foxing. Florida, Travel; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages .

$175.00

LIFE OF CATHERINE II OF RUSSIA
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LIFE OF CATHERINE II OF RUSSIA

By Castera, Jean-Henri; Rev. W. W. Dakins, translator

London: George Cawthorn, British Library. Good+. 1799. 1st Edition of This Translation. Hardcover. Rebacked in brown calf with gilt lettering over original gilt edged dark brown boards. Illustrated with 3- engraved portraits including frontispiece in vol 1 & 2- engraved portraits in vol 2. [xx, 362pp,1]. [viii, 411pp, bl]. Hinges & text block are tight & intact. Internally clean except for scattered foxing heaviest on first & last few leaves including engraved portraits. Corners rubbed. Dakin's translation was published the year after an anonymous translation printed and published by G. Cawthorn; a second edition enlarged to 3 volumes by W. Tooke was also published in 1798, with a third edition in 1799. Dakins does not allude to or mention these earlier translations. Biography, Russia. ; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 773 pages .

$250.00

CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? (2 VOLUMES)
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CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? (2 VOLUMES)

By Trollope, Anthony

London.: Chapman and Hall. Very Good+. 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Handsome early 20th century binding in 3/4 brown calf over tan/orange boards. Spines have 5 bands: 4 compartments highly decorated with gilt and two labels (red & black) with gilt lettering. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Text tight, clean & intact. Illustrated with 40 wood-engraved plates: vol. I by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") and vol. II by Miss Taylor. Tissue-protected frontispieces. [vi,2, 320pp] & [vi, 2, 320 pp]. Half title in each volume. Very light scattered foxing: mostly on endpapers. Literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 640 pages .

$300.00

LES PSEAUMES DE DAVID, MIS EN RIME FRANÇOISE.
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LES PSEAUMES DE DAVID, MIS EN RIME FRANÇOISE.

By C. M. & T. D. B. (Clement Marot & Theodore De Beze)

Charenton & Paris: Antoine Cellier. Good+. 1675. Hardcover. Contemporary full vellum with armorial emblem embossed on front & rear cover. Near-miniature edition of this psalter. Not paginated (approx 600pp ? ). Illustrated with a few head & tail pieces. Also contains "Les commandemens de Dieu", "Le cantique de Siméon" and "La forme des prières". Title page is somewhat offset; otherwise, text is tight, clean & intact. Front endpaper has a tear & piece missing from edge. Early owner's signatures. Bible, Hymnal. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall .

$275.00

BRAIN MECHANISMS AND INTELLIGENCE
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BRAIN MECHANISMS AND INTELLIGENCE

By Lashley, Karl S.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Very Good. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt decoration & lettering. Text is tight, clean & intact. No foxing. Illustrated with 33 figures throughout text & 11 plates at rear. [vix, 186pp]. Spine ends lightly rubbed. A research classic in physiological psychology. Medical. ; B&W Drawing; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 186 pages .

$75.00

ARBORETUM ET FRUTICETUM BRITANNICUM; OR, THE TREES AND SHRUBS OF BRITAIN,  NATIVE AND FOREIGN, HARDY AND HALF-HARDY PICTORIALLY AND BOTANICALLY  DELINEATED... Complete in 8 Volumes
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ARBORETUM ET FRUTICETUM BRITANNICUM; OR, THE TREES AND SHRUBS OF BRITAIN, NATIVE AND FOREIGN, HARDY AND HALF-HARDY PICTORIALLY AND BOTANICALLY DELINEATED... Complete in 8 Volumes

By Loudon, John Claudius 1783-1843.

London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. Good+. 1844. Second Edition. Hardcover. In original green cloth bindings with gilt lettering on spines. Texts are are tight, clean & intact without foxing. Volumes 1-4: text with many b/w woodcuts throughout. Volumes 5-8: full-page & fold-out plates. Vol I [ccxxx,494pp]; Vol II [x,495-1256pp]; Vol III [vi, 1257-2030pp]; Vol IV [viii, 2031-2694pp]; Vol V [viii, 104pp]; Vol VI[vi, 105-214pp]; Vol VII[vi, 215-309pp]; Vol VIII [vii,310-420pp]. Spine ends rubbed: some with small loss. Spines of plate volumes lightly faded. Spine of vol 8 has a lateral slit. Stamp of "Mohonk Lake Library: on front endpapers & title pages. Botany. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 3114 pages .

$385.00

CLINIQUE DES MALADIES DU SYSTÈME NERVEUX
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CLINIQUE DES MALADIES DU SYSTÈME NERVEUX

By Charcot, J. M. (Jean Martin) , 1825-1893; Georges Guinon; Gilles De La Tourette; Salpêtrière (Hôpital). ; Et Al

Paris: Aux Bureaux Du Progrès Médical / Veuve Babé. Very Good+. 1892-93. First Edition. Hardcover. Modern binding in bright red cloth with gilt lines & lettering. New endpapers. Text is tight, clean & intact. [4, iii, 468pp]. [4, 482pp]. Many Illustrations including woodcuts in black & white; vol #1 with 59 figures + 2 fold-outs & vol #2 with 21 figures + fold-out (small tear on fold). A trace of age toning. Medical. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 950 pages .

$900.00

FOREIGN FINCHES IN CAPTIVITY
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FOREIGN FINCHES IN CAPTIVITY

By Butler. Arthur G.

London: Brumby and Clarke Ltd. Good+. 1899. Second Edition. Hardcover. Original half-cloth and buckram spine with gilt lettering & top edge gilt. Deckle page edges. Illustrated with 60 tissue-protected, vivid chromolithograpic plates by F. W. Frohawk (1861-1946). [6, viii, 317pp, 1]. Text is tight clean & intact: a solid copy. Front spine edges frayed near top & bottom. Spine lightly faded: ends & corners rubbed. Endpapers tanned. Early owner's signature & date. Ornithology, Birds. ; Chromolithographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 317 pages .

$195.00

AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF GEOGRAPHY: COMPRISING A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF THE  EARTH.....  (3 Volumes)
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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF GEOGRAPHY: COMPRISING A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF THE EARTH..... (3 Volumes)

By Murray, Hugh.

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard. Very Good. 1845. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Title cont." .....PHYSICAL, STATISTICAL, CIVIL, AND POLITICAL; EXHIBITING. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF EACH COUNTRY, AND THE INDUSTRY, COMMERCE, POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS, AND CIVIL AND SOCIAL STATE OF ALL NATIONS". Contemporary full tan calf bindings with black labels and gilt lettering. Texts are tight, & intact. [viii, 597pp] [iv, 592pp] [iv, 648pp]. Revised by Thomas G. Bradford." Illustrated by eighty-two maps, and about eleven hundred engravings on wood, together with a new (double-page, colored) map of the United States". Owner's inscription dated 1848 in each volume. Covers have a few small chips & scuffs. Texts small stains and light, scattered foxing: heaviest at front & rear. World Geography/ History. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1837 pages .

$110.00

AMERICAN SCENERY OR, LAND, LAKE, AND RIVER ILLUSTRATIONS OF TRANSATLANTIC  NATURE
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AMERICAN SCENERY OR, LAND, LAKE, AND RIVER ILLUSTRATIONS OF TRANSATLANTIC NATURE

By Willis, Nathaniel Parker [1806-1867].

London: George Virtue. Good. 1840. First Edition. Hardcover. ; Rebacked with brown half calf spine & corners over original decorative tan silk boards that are somewhat soiled. Gilt decoration & lettering on spine. All edges gilt. Interior hinges & text are tight & intact. Vol #1: [2, iv, 140pp]. Vol #2: [2, iv , 106pp]. Illustrated in a series of engraved views of America from drawings produced by Bartlett during four trips taken from 1836 to 1839. Volume I contains 66 plates including a frontis-portrait of the illustrator & engraved title plus a map of the Northeastern United states with his route outlined in red. Volume II contains 52 plates plus an engraved title. A total of 118 tissue-protected plates by Bartlett plus portrait, map and engraved titles (collated). Condition: Board edges & corners rubbed, scattered light foxing throughout. Vol II: dampstain on illustrated title page & a narrow strip on front margin of first 14 plates. Cover starting 3" at top front & 1" at lower rear with covers firmly attached. Americana. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages .

$375.00

L'ART DU MENUISIER EN MEUBLES ET DE L'ÉBÉNISTE
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L'ART DU MENUISIER EN MEUBLES ET DE L'ÉBÉNISTE

By Mellet, François-Noël

Paris: Librairie De Fortic. Good+. 1825. First Edition. Hardcover. Title continues "contenant des notions sur les bois indigènes et exotiques, la description des meubles de toute espèce, la teinture des bois, le placage, la composition et l'application des vernis, la marqueterie, etc....Scarce first edition in contemporary brown half calf over marbled boards with bright gilt lettered black label. [xxxii, 414pp]. Text is intact & square. Illustrated with 15 folding engraved plates with diagrams. Plates are intact without tears. Internal & external hinges are tight. Leaves are clean & bright with light scattered foxing. Trace of the print is visible on opposite side of leaves. Spine head & corners rubbed with small loss . Carpentry. Cabinetmakers and cabinetmaking. Furniture. ; Folding b/w plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 414 pages .

$5000.00

ELEMENTS OF LOGIC COMPRISING THE SUBSTANCE OF THE ARTICLE IN THE  ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA: WITH ADDITIONS &c.
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ELEMENTS OF LOGIC COMPRISING THE SUBSTANCE OF THE ARTICLE IN THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA: WITH ADDITIONS &c.

By Whately, Richard (1787-1863 )

London: J. Mawman. Very Good. 1826. First Edition. Hardcover. Scarce first edition in half tan calf over marbled boards with 5 gilt decorated spine bands & gilt lettered black spine label. Hinges and text are tight, clean & intact. [xxxii, 340pp]. Lightly scuffed edges. Early owner's private library plate. Logic, Philosophy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages .

$150.00

AN ABRIDGMENT OF THE AMERICAN GAZETTEER:
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AN ABRIDGMENT OF THE AMERICAN GAZETTEER:

By Morse, Jedidiah

Boston: Thomas and Andrews. Good. 1798. Abridged Edition. Hardcover. Title continues "EXHIBITING, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER: A COMPENDIOUS ACCOUNT OF STATES, PROVINCES, COUNTIES, CITIES, RIVERS, BAYS, HARBOURS. ON THE AMERICAN CONTINENT, AND ITS APPENDANT ISLANDS; PARTICULARLY THE WEST INDIES" Rebacked with brown leather spine over original label and dark brown leather boards. Frontispiece Is a fold-out map of North America. Map has a tissue mended tear along a fold. Text is intact & solid, but age toned with a few flecks of foxing. Light scuffing on edges. P-279 has 1/2" x1/2" piece missing from front edge. Small dampstain on last 5 leaves. Original owners signatures. Americana. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 388 pages .

$200.00

DE LA PHYSIOLOGIE DU SYSTÈME NERVEUX ET SPÉCIALEMENT DU CERVEAU -  RECHERCHES SUR LES MALADIES NERVEUSES EN GÉNÉRAL.....
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DE LA PHYSIOLOGIE DU SYSTÈME NERVEUX ET SPÉCIALEMENT DU CERVEAU - RECHERCHES SUR LES MALADIES NERVEUSES EN GÉNÉRAL.....

By Georget, Étienne-Jean

Paris: J. B. Baillière. Near Fine. 1821. First Edition. Hardcover. Title cont. ".....ET EN PARTICULIER SUR LE SIÉGE, LA NATURE ET LE TRAITEMENT DE L HYSTÉRIE, DE L'HYPOCHONDRIE, DE L ÉPILEPSIE ET DE L'ASTHME CONVULSIF". Attractive later binding of green calf with gilt decoration & lettering over green marbled boards. Hinges & text tight & intact. Text bright & clean except for very light foxing on first & last 2 leaves only. Bound with new endpapers. Vol 1. [6, 421 pp]. Vol. 2. [4, 432 pp]. Medicine; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 853 pages .

$450.00

THE ROSE GARDEN. IN TWO DIVISIONS
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THE ROSE GARDEN. IN TWO DIVISIONS

By Paul, William (1822-1905)

London: Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper. Very Good. 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition in contemporary dark brown calf over marbled boards with five spine bands and gilt decoration & lettering. Internal, external bindings & text are tight and intact. Leaves are bright & clean with a touch of age toning. ( ([8], ii, [2], 151pp, 177pp, [3] + errata sheet tipped in) ). Illustrated with 15 vibrant colored plates (most tissue protected) and many b/w textual drawings. Light foxing on endpapers. DIVISION 1. EMBRACING THE HISTORY OF THE ROSE, THE FORMATION OF THE ROSARIUM, AND A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE VARIOUS PRACTICES ADOPTED IN THE SUCCESSFUL CULTIVATION OF THIS POPULAR FLOWER: ...DIVISION II. CONTAINING AN ARRANGEMENT, IN NATURAL GROUPS, OF THE MOST ESTEEMED VARIETIES ... WITH FULL DESCRIPTIONS AND REMARKS ON THEIR ORIGIN AND MODE OF CULTURE. This work was immensely popular, reaching a tenth edition by 1903. Gardening, Botany. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 328 pages .

$625.00

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