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EXERCITATIO ANATOMICA DE MOTU CORDIS ET SANGUINIS IN ANIMALIBUS

EXERCITATIO ANATOMICA DE MOTU CORDIS ET SANGUINIS IN ANIMALIBUS

by Harvey, William

1978. Harvey, William. EXERCITATIO ANATOMICA DE MOTU CORDIS ET SANGUINIS IN ANIMALIBUS.Being a Facsimile of the 1628 Francofurti Edition Together with The Keynes English Translation of 1928. Birmingham, AL: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1978. 126pp. 8vo. Full leather stamped in gold, raised bands on the spine, silk moire end pages, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. As new unread leatherbound hardcover
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$36.00
Medicina Statica: Being the Aphorisms of Sanctorius, Translated into English with large Explanations

Medicina Statica: Being the Aphorisms of Sanctorius, Translated into English with large Explanations

by QUINCY, John

London: William Newton, 1718. Leather bound. Very good. lvi, 312 p. 20 cm full leather with blank impressing done in Cambridge style. Includes engraved frontispiece and fold-out diagram page at rear. Spine ends a little chipped and corners worn. Dents in fore-edges. Ink notations front endpapers, frontispiece and title page. Hole in top corner of frontispiece page. Foxing and staining, mainly to first pages, but also pp. 3-31. Remaining pages clear and unmarked. Title continues: "Wherein is given A... Read more
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$400.00
A Journal or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experience and Labour of Love in the Work of the Ministry of that Ancient, Eminent and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George Fox; Who Departed this Life in Great Peace with the Lord, the 13th of the 11th Month, 1690

A Journal or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experience and Labour of Love in the Work of the Ministry of that Ancient, Eminent and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George Fox; Who Departed this Life in Great Peace with the Lord, the 13th of the 11th Month, 1690

by George Fox; Preface by William Penn; Testimonial by Margaret Fox

London: Thomas Northcott, 1694. Book. Good+. Three-Quarter Leather. First Edition First Printing. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Modern three-quarter leather hardcover binding with marbled boards. Good plus condition. Binding is like new. The original title page is missing and is replaced by a handwritten copy from some previous century; mild flaws to pages: stains, foxing, short tears, small chips.48 preface pages are unnumbered. Testimonial i-xviii. Page numbering of the journal pages are incorrect... Read more
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$795.00
The History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Death of George the Second

The History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Death of George the Second

by GOLDSMITH, Oliver

(London): F. C. & J. Rivington, et al, 1815. viii; 422; A few odd marks mainly to the verso of the very attractive marbled endpapers with matching page edges. Contemporary full tan calf, elaborate gilt borders to the covers depicting corn growing, with darker calf inlays forming a very modernistic pattern within a contrasting centre panels, raised bands with contrasting borders and morocco labels on the spine. A SUPERB BINDING. First Thus. Contemporary Full Calf. Fine.. 8vo.. Hardcover.
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£250.00
Sunshine Magazine  Volume 44, January to December 1967

Sunshine Magazine Volume 44, January to December 1967

by Sunshine Magazine

Litchfield, IL: The Sunshine Press, 1967. Very Good tooled leatherbound volume with 12 issues of the magazine . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Cover.
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$20.00
A General History of Birds -- 10 Complete Volumes  -- 193 Color Plates

A General History of Birds -- 10 Complete Volumes -- 193 Color Plates

by Latham, John

London, England: Jacob & Johnson . Good/No Dust Jacket (as published). 1821. Leather. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 10 Complete Volumes. 193 historic hand-colored plates (see images). Illustrations were designed, etched and colored by Latham himself. Included with the 10 volumes is a photo-copy supplied Index that is 3 ring bound and has been nicely assembled and designed to match the Latham set. The 10 volumes show some signs of wear at extremities and foxing throughout. Some... Read more
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$8,999.00
Conjuration de Nicolas Gabrini dit De Rienzi, Tyran de Rome en MCCCXLVII: ouvrage Posthume . . . avec quelques Nouvelles Poësies du même Auteur

Conjuration de Nicolas Gabrini dit De Rienzi, Tyran de Rome en MCCCXLVII: ouvrage Posthume . . . avec quelques Nouvelles Poësies du même Auteur

by Du Cerceau, Père Jean-Antoine

Amsterdam: Aux Depens de la Compagnie, 1734. Hardcover. Very Good -. xxiv, 501, [1] p.; 17 cm. Signatures: *12 A-X12 (12mo). Half polished calf (18th- or early 19th-century) with brown speckled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled leather labels in second and third compartments reading: Oeuvres du P. Du Cerceau; Tom. II. This was probably originally bound as a set with the author's Recueil de Poësies Diverses as volume 1. Gilt-tooled decoration in... Read more
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$118.00
Vi - min flyvemaskine og jeg

Vi - min flyvemaskine og jeg

by Lindbergh, Charles A. (translated by Botved, A. P.)

Denmark: Glyldendalske Boghandel. Good with no dust jacket. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Larger format, half leather bound hardback with gilt titles and spine decoration. Marbled boards and page edges. Spine very worn at ends and has scuff marks. Edges and corners scuffed. Pages age toned. No inscriptions. 168 pages + 33 black and white photos on plates. Text in Danish. .
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£7.50
Dr. Chase's Recipes or Information for Everyone (enlarged and improved)

Dr. Chase's Recipes or Information for Everyone (enlarged and improved)

by R.A. Beal

R.A. Beal, 1874 Foxing to endpapers. Owner's inscription on fly leaf. Leather bound with decorative gilt cover and spine. Exposed stitching at both front and back of book adjacent to fly leaf and at several pages throughout; still a square binding that remains sturdy and intact. Page 350 is loose and ripped across the middle. Additional pictures available upon request.
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$80.00
St. Nicholas Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks

St. Nicholas Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks

by Mary Mapes Dodge

St. Nicholas Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks Vol. XXXII Part I and II (1904-1905 1/4 Leather) L. Frank Baum Queen Zixi of Ix
Volume XXXII, Part I - November 1904 to April 1905
Volume XXXII, Part II - May 1905 to October 1905
Includes the first appearance of "Queen Zixi of Ix; or The Story of the Magic Cloak" in several monthly releases throughout the two volumes that includes numerous illustrations. This release is known as the serialized version and is the first appearance of the story, which Baum... Read more
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$399.99
The Prayer of Jabez : Breaking Through to the Blessed Life

The Prayer of Jabez : Breaking Through to the Blessed Life

by Bruce Wilkinson

Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, The, 2001. Leather Bound. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$6.16
Histoire du Commerce de la France Tome 1 & 2

Histoire du Commerce de la France Tome 1 & 2

by Pigeonneau

Histoire du Commerce de la France Tome 1 & 2 - Pigeonneau (Ex-Library 1885 and 1889 Leather)
Ex Library books. Published in 1885 and 1889 by Librairie Leopold Cerf (Paris); written in French. Half-leather hardcovers with marble boards are worn-through at the corners and hinges. Textblocks have marble top-edges. Wavy textblocks. Ex library books with writing on the spines, stamps on the title pages, content pages, remainder stains on the textblocks near the spine tails, and stickers on the rear free... Read more
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$199.99
Geschichte der Israeliten seit der Zeit der Maccabäer bis auf unsre Tage, nach den Quellen bearbeitet von J. M. Jost; Fünfter Theil [vol. 5]

Geschichte der Israeliten seit der Zeit der Maccabäer bis auf unsre Tage, nach den Quellen bearbeitet von J. M. Jost; Fünfter Theil [vol. 5]

by Jost, Isaak Markus

Berlin: In der Schlesingerschen Buch- und Musikhandlung, 1825. Hardcover. Very Good -. xvi, [4], 367 p.; 20 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between gilt-rolled decoration; red leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title; oval green leather label in fourth compartment with gilt-tooled volume number; and gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments. All page edges yellow. "Berlin, gedruckt bei Louis Quien." Former... Read more
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$46.00
Practical Dope on the .22.

Practical Dope on the .22.

by Ness, F C

Birmingham, Alabama:: Palladium Press, 2004.. Facsimile Edition.. Leather bound . BINDING/CONDITION: dark green bonded leather with gilt text and decoration, raised spine bands, all edges gilt, ribbon place marker; Fine condition.. 8vo (about 9 inches tall) . Indexes. Silk moire endpapers. Description: A few black and white illustrations. Originally published in 1947, this facsimile reprint edition was privately printed for the members of The Firearms Classic Library. New for this edition is an... Read more
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$50.00
Report on the Seal Islands of Alaska

Report on the Seal Islands of Alaska

by Elliott, Henry W[ood]

[Government Publication / National Government Publication], 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Elliott, Henry Wood. Quarto size, 190 pp. Henry Wood Elliott (1846-1930) was an American watercolor painter, author, and environmentalist whose work was mainly focused around Alaska; this "Report", his field notes and observations upon the Seal Island of Alaska, was published eight years before his book "Our Arctic Province: Alaska and the Seal Islands". He worked tirelessly throughout his life to... Read more
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$138.00
Songs of a Parish Priest

Songs of a Parish Priest

by Edwards, Basil

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1892. Leather bound hardcover in very good condition for age. Third edition. Evie James bookplate on the front pastedown. Age related fading and wear to the exterior; a few dents on the rear board. The binding is sound and all text is clear. CM. Hardcover. Very Good. Used.
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£19.00
Bibliotheca Marckiana : continens theologicos, juridicos, politicos, philosophicos, medicos, historiam naturalem, mathematicos, geographicos, chronologicos, historicos, genelaogicos, heraldicos, vita & elogia, oratores, poëtas, grammaticos, philologicos, criticos, epistolographos, antiquarios, symbola, emblemata, insignia, pompas, ceremonias, lexicographos, & bibliothecarios. Quorum omnium publica fiet auctio. In taberna libraria Abrahami de Hondt, bibliopolæ. Ad diem 31 Octobr. & sequent. 1712. In Aula Magna (vulgo) de Grote Zaal van 't Hof

Bibliotheca Marckiana : continens theologicos, juridicos, politicos, philosophicos, medicos, historiam naturalem, mathematicos, geographicos, chronologicos, historicos, genelaogicos, heraldicos, vita & elogia, oratores, poëtas, grammaticos, philologicos, criticos, epistolographos, antiquarios, symbola, emblemata, insignia, pompas, ceremonias, lexicographos, & bibliothecarios. Quorum omnium publica fiet auctio. In taberna libraria Abrahami de Hondt, bibliopolæ. Ad diem 31 Octobr. & sequent. 1712. In Aula Magna (vulgo) de Grote Zaal van 't Hof

by MARCK, Henrikus Adrianus van der

Hague: Abraham de Hondt, 1712. Good+, some scuffingm to covers, hinges are thinning, 5 raised bands with extensive and detailed gilt tooling in the compartments, applied black leather label, whole of spine is worn, band showing at base. Full calf leather, Engraved title-page, printed title-page, (16 pp indexes), 192, 250, 284 pp. Engraved frontispiece of a library by B. Picart, woodcut headpieces. 4.5" x 6.75" red stained page edges. Van der Marck's library was auctioned from 31 October 1712. The... Read more
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$3,250.00
THE TRAVEL OF JAIMIE McPheeters

THE TRAVEL OF JAIMIE McPheeters

This book is like new. Illustrated with plates and has ribbon marker attached. Limited edition.Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1979. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. There are 478 pages. See my other Franklin Library Limited Edition books listed.
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$60.00
The Poetical Works of John Milton

The Poetical Works of John Milton

by John Milton

Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo. Heavily rubbed blind-stamped red leather boards. Sunning to banded spine. No date. Presentation bookplate dated 1868. Marbled endpapers. Gilt edges. Minimal internal wear. . Good. Hardcover.
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£10.00
The London Company of Virginia: A Brief Account of its Transactions in Colonizing Virginia, With Photogravures of the More Prominent Leaders Reproduced From Collection of Historical Portraits at Oakridge, Nelson County, Virginia. Secured for Exhibition at the Jamestown Exposition by Thomas Fortune Ryan

The London Company of Virginia: A Brief Account of its Transactions in Colonizing Virginia, With Photogravures of the More Prominent Leaders Reproduced From Collection of Historical Portraits at Oakridge, Nelson County, Virginia. Secured for Exhibition at the Jamestown Exposition by Thomas Fortune Ryan

by Ellyson, James Taylor and Thomas Fortune Ryan

New York/London: [Publisher not identified]/ The De Vinne Press, 1908. Hardcover. VG (spine totally broken with crude repair, reading copy only, inside pages are very clean). Original three quarters red and white leather boards with stamped gilt lettering and design on front cover, decorative end pages, 21 pages, 23 leaves, 23 leaves of plates; portraits. Introduction by J. Taylor Ellyson. "This copy is one of an edition of three hundred copies printed from type by the De Vinne press. No.... Read more
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$60.00
Works of Virgil, The (Volume 4 only)

Works of Virgil, The (Volume 4 only)

by Virgil (translated by Mr. Dryden)

Printed for J. & F. Rivington et al., 1792. Very good. Fully bound in early full calf with gilt lettered labels to spine. Front joint and hinge cracked but board is held fast by cords. 272pp, plus extensive unpaginated index to rear. . Hard. 12mo. 7 1/10".. Very good. Illus. by Illustrated 4 wonderful engraved plates..
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£30.00
The Impossible Collection of Bentley

The Impossible Collection of Bentley

by Andrew Franke

When Walter Owen Bentley founded his namesake marque in London, over one hundred years ago, neither he nor anyone else could have imagined the impact his vision would have on the automotive and racing industries for decades to come. From 1919 until this very day, Bentley has always strived to follow the creed of its founder: To not only build a fast and good car, but to build the best in its class. From this principle, an automotive treasure trove of engineering supremacy has issued forth from England,... Read more
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€1,947.78
The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church. Etc.

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church. Etc.

by Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge

Oxford: University Press, 1832. 413 pages. Binding has embossed armorial of the Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge to front and rear. Covers worn, with split to spine, lower front corner torn, front endpaper missing, some loss to rear endpaper, inked note to title page, soiling, spotting throughout. Size: 220mm. x 140mm. [662] . Leather Bound. Good. 220mm. x 140mm.. Book.
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£20.00
Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen

Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen

by Cohn, Ferdinand

Ferdinand Cohn's landmark articles setting out sound principles for classifying bacteria
Title: Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen, Volume 1 ( Breslau; J.U. Kern's Verlag; Erster Band; 1875 ). First Edition, 1st printing ( but 2nd printing of Zweites Heft ). Entire volume ( Erstes, Zweites and Drittes Heft ) containing two key articles by Cohn, Ferdinand ( 1828-1898 ) entitled :
1)
Untersuchungen über Bacterien. pp. 127- 224 ( Zweites Heft ), including colour Plate III;
2)
Untersuchungen über... Read more
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£1,100.00
A Handbook for Travellers in Denmark...bound with...Sweden...bound with...Norway [3 Bound Into 1]

A Handbook for Travellers in Denmark...bound with...Sweden...bound with...Norway [3 Bound Into 1]

by Anon

London: John Murray, 1875. Hardback, half-calf, gilt title to spine label. 3 works bound into 1. 114pp; viii, 151pp; xvi, 188pp. WIht folding colour maps. Binding is somewhat rubbed and worn. A little occasional foxing to contents. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. A decent copy. (a0). Hard Cover. Good.
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£100.00