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Ideas of Order

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 le...

$75,000.00
Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages

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...

$7,500.00
A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England from the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain...

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: ...

$7,500.00
Workes

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 not...

$7,500.00
La Comedia del divino Dante Alighieri da Firenze con la esposizione di Giuseppe Landino Passerini da Cortona.

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 o...

$7,500.00
Viaggio negli Stati Uniti dell

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, ...

$7,500.00
A Map of the West-Indies or the Islands of America in the North Sea with ye adjacent countries...

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, Fra...

$5,000.00
American Medical Botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States...

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 ...

$5,000.00
Recueil des Plus Jolies Maisons de Paris et de ses environs. ...Collection of Draughts... Sammlung...

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...

$5,000.00
The Novels and Tales of Henry James (The New York Edition)

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 Portr...

$5,000.00
Tractatus de Morbis Mulierum... Tractatus pathologicus de morbis veneresi... De Morbis oculorum... Febrium curationes...

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, Tractatu...

$5,000.00
Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre...

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 Vorlesunge...

$4,500.00
Dictionnaire Historique et Critique. Cinquième Édition...

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...

$4,000.00
The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia. Written by Sir Philip Sidney knight. Now the sixt time published...

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. (si...

$3,500.00
Die Aetiologie der Tuberkulose

Die Aetiologie der Tuberkulose by Koch, Robert, 1843-1910

extract from Berliner Klinische Wochenschrift (vol. 19), Berlin, 1882. First Edition. Soft Cover. Extract, pp. 221-230; 31 cm. ...

$3,250.00



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