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Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the Years 1873-76 by THOMSON, C. Wyville; MURRAY, Sir John; NARES, George S.; THOMSON, Frank Tourle, et al

Her Majesty's Government, 1882-95. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. The number of copies printed was not large and most copies went to institutional libraries during the 19-year publication period. Many existing sets are incomplete. Fifty 33-c...

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$160,000.00


The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. By His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be Read in Churches by BASKETT, John

Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, for Great Britain; and to the University, 1717. Vinegar Bible", First edition, third issue. Hardcover. Very good. Unpaginated. 52 cm folio volume in 58 cm specially designed ...

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$20,000.00


Album with scenes of Japan by ANONYMOUS

ca. 1880s-90s. Good. Forty 20.5 x 27 cm albumen hand-coloured photographs pasted into 28 x 35 cm laquer album. Each photo has number and short descriptive caption. Front board of album damaged where ivory was pried off. Board coming loose. Front free en...

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$18,000.00


Works of Mr. Alexander Pope as Well as His Translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer by POPE, Alexander

London: Various Publishers, 1715-1741. Leatherbound. Very good. 15 volumes. 20 cm (quarto) full leather bindings with contemporary mottled calf boards. Respined in matching mottled calf. Minor repairs and staining in endpapers. Hinges secure but some ar...

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$15,000.00


Henrici de Bracton De legibus & consuetudinibus Angliæ libri quinq; in varios tractatus distincti, ad diuersorum et vetustissimorum codicum collationem, ingenti cura, nunc prim typis vulgati by BRACTON, Henry de

London: Richard Tottel, 1569. Hardcover. Good +. 16 leaves, 444 [442] leaves, complete. Leaves 173-174 omitted in the numbering, 362 numbered 360, 439 numbered 437. 29 cm. Engraved decorative initials. Bound in half brown leather with brown cloth. Lower...

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$15,000.00


Travels in the Interior of North America by Maximilian, Prince of Wied; LLOYD, H. Evans (trans.)

London: Ackermann and Co, 1843. Hardcover. Very good. x, [2], 520 p. 32 cm. 52 small in-text illustrations, presumably after Karl Bodmer. Large fold-out map at rear with route marked in colour. List of Illustrations and Plates refers to plate volume. Bo...

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$15,000.00


Turisani monaci plusquam commentum in microtegni galieni: Cum questione eiusdem de Ypostasi by TURISANUS (Pietro Torrigiano de' Torrigiani)

Venice: [Boneto Locatello], 1504. Vellum. Very good. Third printed edition after those of Bologna (1489) and Venice (1498). 141 leaves with double columns of 66 lines each in 3 sizes of gothic letters. 32 cm. 18th-century vellum binding with leather spi...

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$12,500.00


The Edinburgh Geographical and Historical Atlas by John Hamilton

Edinburgh: John Hamilton, ca. 1831. Leatherbound. Very good +. 16, 288, 4 p. 49 cm. 68 hand-coloured maps, many fold-out, and one fold-out of Mountain Chains with b&w engraving. Plate 32 missing as stipulated in Contents. Scales differ. Rebound in h...

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$7,500.00


Of The Origin and Progress of Language. Vols. I - VI by [BURNETT, James, Lord Monboddo]

Edinburgh: J. Balfour; J. Bell; Bell & Bradfute, 1774-1792. Vols. I & III are stated Second Editions. Hardcover. Very good. 6 vols.: xi, 678; xi, 588; xli, 8, 463; xxxi, 471; lii, [2], vi, 473 p. 22 cm. Full leather with red and black spine labe...

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$6,000.00


Medical Topography of Upper Canada by DOUGLAS, John

London: Burgess and Hill, 1819. Hardcover. Very good +. 126 p. 22 cm. Bound in full leather with blank and gold impressing and burgundy spine label. Marbled endpapers. Binder's label on rear pastedown. Checkmark in top corner of title page. last pag...

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$6,000.00


Atlas Curieux oder Neuer und Compendieuser Atlas, in welchem ausser den General Land Charten von America, Africa, Asia und Europa, und der in letzterem gelegenen Reichen und Ländern, sehr viele Speciale von besondern Provincien und Territorien by BODENEHR, Gabriel

Augsburg: Verlegt von Gabriel Bodenehr, Jupfersticher in Augsburg, [1704]. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 101 p. incl. title page. 98 p. of maps and 3 tables. 3 fold-outs, 2 of which are tables. Maps 1 & 96 absent (Weltcreys and Polen) and extra map of...

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$6,000.00


A General Atlas, containing Maps illustrating some important periods in Ancient History and distinct Maps of the several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World, by WYLD, James

Edinburgh: Printed for John Thomson & Co. for Baldwin, Craddick & Joy, London, & John Cumming, Dublin, ca. 1819-1825. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very good. xxviii, Plates, 18 p. 38 cm. Frontispiece Mountains table, title page vignette, engra...

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$6,000.00


Canadian Scenery Illustrated. From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett. Vols. I & II by WILLIS, N. P.; BARTLETT, W. H. (illus.)

London: Virtue & Co, nd.. Probable reprint of 1842 first edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 128, 116 p., interspersed with engraved plates. 28 cm. Map frontispiece. 2 title page illustrations. 54 plates in vol. I and 63 in vol. II. Rebound in leather by...

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$6,000.00


Bibliotheque Universelle Des Dames by [PERRIN, Jacques, et al.]

Paris: rue d'Anjou, Serpente St., hotel Serpente, d'Anjou-Dauphine [Jacques Perrin], 1785-1797. Leatherbound. Very good. 148 vols. (of a 156 vol. set). 13 cm full leather bindings with gilt and green labels on spines, gilt trimmed boards. Set co...

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$5,000.00


Lectures on Comparative Anatomy; In Which are Explained The Preparations in The Hunterian Collection by HOME, Sir Everard

London: First 2 books printed by W Bulmer and Co. for G. and W. Nicol. Next 4 Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814; 1823-28. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 6 books: 484; vii p. + 132 engraved plates; xvii, 586; viii p. + 171 plates; viii, 4...

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$4,500.00


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