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Ideas of Order by Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955

New York, The Alcestis Press, 1935. First Edition. Soft Cover. Signed. 63 p., 1 leaf; 24 cm. Edelstein A2.a quotes a Stevens letter to Latimer: "The book has just arrived and gives me the greatest possible pleasure. It must have taken no end of time and ...

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$75,000.00


Workes by Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637

London, Printed by Richard Bishop. M. DC. XL [1640]. Hard Cover. Folio: 226, [63]-668 pages, headpieces, initials, marginal notes. (A-S6, T5, G2-G6, H-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Kkk6, Lll4); 29.5 cm. Each part has separate title-page and the above imprint except fo...

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Viaggio negli Stati Uniti dell' America Settentrionale fatto negli anni 1785, 1786, e 1787 by Castiglioni, Luigi, 1757-1832

Milano, Nella Stamperia di Giuseppe Marelli..., 1790. Soft Cover. Two volumes: xii,403; vi, 402 pages, [Signatures: *6, A-2A8, 2B1; pi4 (-pi4), A-2A8, 2B1 (-2B10)], 5 folding maps, 9 plates (3 folding), 3 folding tables; 22 cm. Title continues: Con alcun...

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La Comedia del divino Dante Alighieri da Firenze con la esposizione di Giuseppe Landino Passerini da Cortona. by Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321

In Firenze. Apresso L. S. Olschki, 1911. Hard Cover. 3 p.l., [v]-xl, [1], 524 pages, 1 l.; 43.5 cm. Reproduces 101 facsimiles of woodcuts in the Venice, 1491 edition. A magnificent effort of book production to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Divin...

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$7,500.00


A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England from the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain... by Strutt, Joseph, 1749-1802

London: H. G. Bohn, 1842. Hard Cover. Two volumes: 1 leaf, x, [4], cxvii, 117; vi, 279 p., 143 plates; 30 cm. Title continues: "to the Present Time... To which is Prefixed an Introduction, containing a General Description of the ancient habits in us...

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Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages by Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873. Wright, Thomas, 1810-1877

London: William Pickering, 1843 (Chiswick: C. Whittingham). Hard Cover. Volume One only (of two): 38 color plates; 29 cm. Added title-page: Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries. With descriptions by Tho...

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The Novels and Tales of Henry James (The New York Edition) by James, Henry, 1843-1916

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907-1909. Hard Cover. 24 volumes: 1. Roderick Hudson; 2. The American; 3 & 4. The Portrait of a Lady; 5 & 6. The Princess Casamassima; 7 & 8. The Tragic Muse; 9. The Awkward Age; 10. The Spoils of Poynton, ...

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$5,000.00


Tractatus de Morbis Mulierum... Tractatus pathologicus de morbis veneresi... De Morbis oculorum... Febrium curationes... by Astruc, Jean, 1684-1766. Lazerme, Jacques, 1675-1756

MANUSCRIPT, 18th century; apparently student abstracts from four texts of the Medical School at Montpellier: 1) Astruc, Tractatus de Morbis Mulierum (Garrison-Morton 6019), 1 leaf, 171 pages, 2 blank leaves, two-page index capitum [ends at the heading for...

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A Map of the West-Indies or the Islands of America in the North Sea with ye adjacent countries... by Moll, Herman, 1654?-1732

(London, Moll, between 1708 and 1720]. Framed map, 59 x 101 cm. Title continues: explaining what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland & c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye Galeons and ye Flota... by Herman Moll geographer. ...

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Recueil des Plus Jolies Maisons de Paris et de ses environs. ...Collection of Draughts... Sammlung... by Krafft, J. Ch. (Jean-Charles), 1764-1833

Paris, Impr. de J. L. Scherff, 1809. Hard Cover. [4] p., [1], 96 leaves of plates (4 folded), chiefly illus., plans (engravings); 28 x 38 cm. Krafft was an architect (he was the first to use steel beams in construction) and a keen observer of Paris. This...

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American Medical Botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States... by Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879

Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard, at the Boston Bookstore, no. 1, Cornhill, 1817 [-1820]. The sixty color plates are a landmark of American book illustration. Each volume has the pencil signature of "Benjamin Jones Perry, Montgomery County Mary...

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Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre... by Virchow, Rudolf Ludwig Karl, 1821-1902

Berlin, A. Hirschwald, 1858. First Edition. Hard Cover. xvi, 440 pages, 144 illus.; 23 cm. Title continues: "Zwanzig Vorlesungen gehalten während der Monate Februar, März und April 1858 in Pathologischen Institute zu Berlin, von Rudolf Virchow." GM 229...

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$4,500.00


Dictionnaire Historique et Critique. Cinquième Édition... by Bayle, Pierre, 1642-1706. Chauffepré, Jacques George de, 1702-1740

Amsterdam, Leiden, The Hague, Utrecht, 1740. Hard Cover. Four folio volumes. The editors of Printing and the Mind of Man say, of Bayle and his Dictionnaire (no. 155): "Bayle, a Protestant philosopher, wrote his Historical and Critical Encyclopedia in his ...

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$4,000.00


The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia. Written by Sir Philip Sidney knight. Now the sixt time published... by Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586

London, Printed by W. S. for Simon Waterson, 1627 [i.e. 1628?]. Hard Cover. Folio: [8], 676 [i.e. 576], 541-564, 601-624 p. (signatures A-3B; 2Y-2Z; 3E-3F); 27.5 cm. Title in border (McKerrow 224). Title continues: with some new additions. Also a supplem...

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$3,500.00


A Catalogue of all the Books Printed in the United States, With Their Prices, and Places Where Published Annexed. by Boston Booksellers

Boston, Printed for the Booksellers, Jan. 1804. First Edition. The earliest American booktrade bibliography and an early sales catalog. With the 1980 Houghton Library exhibition catalog which included this. Shaw/ Shoemaker, American Imprints 5987 record...

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$3,000.00


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