Care and Training of Orphan and Fatherless Girls. Proceedings of a Conference on the Prospective Work of Carson College for Girls and Charles E. Ellis College. Held at Philadelphia, October 13-14, 1915. ...

Carson College for Orphan Girls and Charles E. Ellis College for Fatherless Girls / Philadelphia: William F. Fell Company, 1915
first edition; xi, [1], 236 pp., frontispiece, plates; library markings, front hinge of original cloth cracked and title leaf becoming detached; the two institutions were just getting underway as the result of large bequests, they were very similar, and had some overlap in eligibility but had different founders; the use of College is a bit misleading in that the both provided only vocational training, up to the age of seventeen for one and eighteen for the other. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Philadelphia, child welfare, vocational training, education, orphans

Item #: 665318

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(Aggelokratia theon, in Greek) or, A Sermon touching Gods government of the World by Angels. Preached before the learned Societie of Artists and Astrolgers, August 8, 1650, In the Church of St. Mary Alder-Mary, London, by Robert Gell, D. D.

Gell, Robert (1595-1665) / London: Printed by John Legatt and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooks, 1650
49 pp.; general age toning with early and late leaves tattered but no loss, light extraction roughness at spine and now partially disbound in self wrappers, complete but good only; Gell was very interested in astrology and had preached before the society at least once before, most of his sermon is on the nature and activities of angels but a few pages are devoted to demonstrating that astrology is not the work of the Devil but a "Science not unworthy of Gods people": Wing G468A. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Angels, Divine Providence, astrology mw8x

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Raccolta di varie favole. Delineate, ed incise in rame da Giorgio Fossati architetto, &c. Recueil de diverses fables. Designees, & gravees par George Fossato architecte, &c. (Volumes 1, 2, 3)

Fossati, Giorgio, illustrator / Venezia/Venise: Carlo Pecora/Charles Pecora 1745
Volumes 1 through 3 only (of 6); first editions; large quarto (plates 25.5 cm. tall), [4 leaves] (beginning with title in Italian only and in a pictorial border), 44 pp., 36 plates in olive green, pictorial headpiece in brown + [4 leaves] (Italian title with vignette, French title with different vignette, list of fables in Italian, list of plates in French), 48 pp., 36 plates, pictorial headpiece, all in black only + [4 leaves] (Italian title with vignette, French title with different vignette, list of fables in Italian, list of plates in French), 76 pp., 36 plates, pictorial headpiece, all in black only; all volumes have text in parallel columns of Italian and French; full vellum over boards darkened and bowed, the volumes must have been once exposed to dampness with occasional slight bleed from the red sprinkled edges far from images and a light overall pucker but no damp staining, an unfortunate attempt has been made at hand coloring many of the plates in Volumes 1 and 3, often only one or two small elements and usually in red e.g. a jacket, fire, the mouth of an animal, etc. but also some plates in multiple pale colors, all are still sound copies and all plates are present for each volume; the volumes came in two different states, single color plates as in the first volume here or black only, complete sets are rare and even single volumes are scarce. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Italian art, engravings, fables mw8x

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Annales of England. Containing the Reignes of Henry the Eighth. Edward the Sixt. Queene Mary. Written in Latin by the Right Honorable and Right Reverend Father in God, Francis Lord Bishop of Hereford. ...

Godwin, Francis (1562-1633). / Printed by A. Islip, and W. Stansby, 1630
Thus Englished, corrected and inlarged with the Author's consent, by Morgan Godwyn.; first edition in English of Rerum Anglicarum Henrico VIII, Edwardo VI, et Maria regnantibus annales (1616), the translator was the author's son; small folio (27.5 cm. tall x 18 cm.), [14] (beginning with general title in ornamental border), [294], 293-342 pp., printer's errors in pagination including 394 for [294] in first count, the sections for Edward VI and Mary have their own pictorial titles and imprints with the decorative elements to match the general tile, but pagination continuous, portrait of Henry VIII at verso of A4, portraits of Edward VI and Mary on versos of their section titles, pages, M2 a cancel as it should be; lacks the first and last leaves (both were blanks), an early full leather binding rubbed and worn with sides detached and spine chipped, Southouse armorial book plate and signature of "Wm. Southouse" on front pastedown; general age toning with general title lightly tattered, scattered small burn marks, short biographical note about Godwin in ink on front binder's blank, very faded pen notes on sub-headings indicating corresponding pages in the Latin edition, late leaves becoming detached; STC 11947. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, British history, kings and rulers, Tudors

Item #: 673631

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New Mexico Historical Review, Volumes 1-78 (1926-2003)

Lansing Bartlett Bloom; Paul A F Walter / University of New Mexico 1926
Volumes 1-78 (1926-2003), bound, library markings, else text clean and bindings tight. Volumes Included: 78

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: crnp

Item #: 679349

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Ueber die Walzenkaliberirung fur die Eisenfabrikation. Von P. Ritt. v. Tunner.

Tunner, Peter von, Ritter / Leipzig: Arthur Felix 1867
first edition; xii, 94, [2] (ads) pp., 10 folding plates, all with multiple figures; library book plate and markings, penciling in early portion of text, later quarter leather rubbed with bottom back joint split, a few plates lightly frayed at exposed margin but no loss and overall a good+ copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of technology, iron, metallurgy, rolling mills, CSG

Item #: 679834

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Boletin Indigenista. (Volumes 3-21)

Instituto Indigenista Interamericano. (Inter-American Indian Institute) / Mexico, D.F.: Instituto Indigenista Interamericano. 1943
Volume 3 (1943) through 21 (1961, last volume before changing to an annual publication); all illustrated, text repeated in Spanish and English face-to-face; library markings and now in 10 later cloth bindings, text of two early volumes browned (wartime paper shortages) but others very good and all sound. Volumes Included: 19

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Indians of the Americas, indigenous peoples, CRN, Big Sets

Item #: 704987

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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Seventh Series. Volumes 1-8

Massachusetts Historical Society / Boston: Published by the Society 1900
Seventh Series, Volumes 1 through 8 only viz. Jefferson Papers; Trumbull Papers, Part III; Trumbull Papers, Part IV; Heath Papers, Part II; Heath Papers, Part III; Bowdoin and Temple Papers, Part II; Diary of Cotton Mather, Part I; and Diary of Cotton Mather, Part II; all small quarto in publisher's black cloth (not matching at spines, as issued); library markings and lighly rubbed,paper labels darkened, near very good. Volumes Included: 8

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Massachusetts, CRN, Big Sets

Item #: 705068

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Massoneria Universale. Supremo Consiglio del 33o ed ultimo grado del Rito Scozzese Antico ed Accettato per l'Italia e sue Dipendenze. Serenissima Gran Loggia Nazionale degli A. L. A. M. ...

Gran Loggia Nazionale per l'Italia e sue Dipendenze. (National Grand Lodge of Italy and Dependences) / Roma: Centro Studi Sociali, 1954
first edition, Italian issue with some documents reproduced in facsimile rather than translation as in the English issue; large quarto (leaves 30 cm. tall), [47] pp.; the paper wrappers darkened and lightly frayed, interior clean; a White Book issued by Grand Master Girolamo Bellavista and Grand Commander Antonio J. Fredirico Farina presenting a collection of material to discredit as irregular their rivals the Grand Orient of Italy (Palazo Giustinianti) and the Piazza del Gesu (the Moroli group). Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Freemasons, Masons, Italy, Scottish Rite Masonry, DDX

Item #: 709446

$38.22

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Quantum Mechanics by Julian Schwinger, Harvard University. Universite de Grenoble Cours professe a L'Ecole d'ete de physique theorique, Les Houches (Haute-Savoie)), France, juillet 1955.

Schwinger, Julian (1918-1994) / Les Houches: Universite de Grenoble, 1955
large quarto, [2], 112 pp., reproduced from typescript as issued, in English only; very good in a card and metal slide binder with the author's name written on spine; one of many editions issued the same year but one of the more uncommon. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, physics, quantum mechanics, Quantum Theory, PPK dtz

Item #: 733677

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Gaetano Scorza. Opere Scelte. Pubblicate a cura dell'Unione Matematica Italiana e col contributo del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.

Scorza, Gaetano (1876-1939) / Roma: Cremonese 1960
3 volumes; quarto, [iv], 512, [1] pp., portrait + [ii], 607, [2] pp. + [ii], 492 pp.; library book plates and markings, text age toned and a few leaves in the second volume crumpled at bottom margin but no loss, good. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, mathematics , RK0

Item #: 775806

$62.32

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U.S. Army Training Center, Infantry. Fort Ord, California, Company D, Third Battalion, First Brigade, (Seventh Infantry Division)

Fort Ord, California. / Visalia: American Yearbook Company, Military Division 1971
souvenir book for the class that completed training on 15 October 1971; large quarto, unpaginated but substantial and includes individual portraits; pictorial embossed cloth chipped at head of spine, else very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States Army, Infantry, training camps

Item #: 786683

$33.97

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Account of the departure which the Most Serene Prince of Wales made from this City of Madrid, on the Ninth of September of the present year of 1623, accompanied by Our Lord the King and by the Infant Charles ...

Huntington, Archer M., ed. / NY: De Vinne Press for Archer M. Huntington, 1902
[16] (introduction, translation), [2], [4] (facsimile) pp.; age toning and speckling but a sound copy in later cloth with original paper sides bound in and inscribed by Huntington. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Charles I, King of England, Spain, foreign relations

Item #: 789639

$66.56

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Handbuch der botanischen Terminologie und Systemkunde. Als zweite nach einem vollig veränderten und erweiterten Plane umgearbeite Ausgabe der Botanischen Kunstsprache in Umrissen.

Bischoff, Gottlieb Wilhelm. / Nurnberg: Johann Leonhard Schrag, 1830
large quarto, xii, 581, [1], 44 pp., 46 plates; library hand stamps and markings, leather spine covering worn and detached, one of board sides also detached but block still well sewn, age toning and occasional age staining, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, botany, botanical nomenclature, CNX

Item #: 807447

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Ars Ceramica. Published by the Wedgwood Society of New York. (Numbers 4 through 16)

Wedgwood Society of New York. / NY: Wedgwood Society of New York 1987
Numbers 4 (1987) through 16 (2000) only, all quarto, each number approximately 50-95 pages and all profusely illustrated, all in softcover; one issue rubbed and with pen notes in one article, others very good+ or better; subjects are not limited to Wedgwood. Volumes Included: 13

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: decorative art, ceramics, WWB

Item #: 835463

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Technik der Thoraxchirurgie. Mit 55 Textfiguren und 18 Mehrfarbigen Tafeln.

Sauerbruch, Ferdinand, & E. D. Schumacher. / Berlin: Julius Springer, 1911
first edition; quarto, [viii], 97, [1], [2] (ads),, 18 color plates, illustrations in text. original cloth; there is no damp staining but the sides slightly bowed and and the text has a very light general pucker, private book plate, good+; two of Germany's top thoracic surgeons at the height of their profession; the development Sauerbruch Chamber revolutionized operations in his field but Schumacher was to die young of tuberculosis and Schumacher was later tainted by his association with the Wehrmacht and SS during the Second World War and died mentally broken. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of medicine, thoracic surgery, MLL

Item #: 853957

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The Philosophy of Animal Magnetism by A Gentleman of Philadelphia (Edgar Allan Poe). With an Essay on Poe by Joseph Jackson.

Poe, Edgar Allan, attributed. / Philadelphia: (privately printed by Patterson & White Co.) 1928
first edition with the essay, limited to 105 copies signed by Jackson on colophon; 112 pp., portrait frontispiece, facsimile of the 1837 title page not included in the pagination; original boards darkened at spine with a spot of fraying at top front joint and the paper labels age toned, the text on good quality paper and largely unopened; Hartman & Canny p. 38 "Authorship of the volume has been attributed to Poe by Joseph Jackson ... The claim has been repudiated.". Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: animal magnetism, American literature, FLB

Item #: 856526

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The Earl of Macclesfield's Speech in the House of Peers On Monday the 18th Day of March 1750. At the Second Reading of the Bill For Regulating the Commencement of the Year, &c

Macclesfield, George Parker, Earl of. / London: printed for Charles Davies, Printer to the Royal Society 1751
first edition (1751): small quarto (21.5 cm. tall), 23 pp.; a brief but fairly involved history of calendars; extraction roughness at margin, upper outside corner has light damp stain throughout with last few leaves nibbled at tips, self wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: 140768681X
Subject/Keywords: calendar reform, calendars, British history, history of science

Item #: 527463

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Collected Experimental Papers. SEVEN VOLUMES

Bridgman, P. W. (Bridgman, Percy Williams, 1882-1961) / Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1964
complete in 7 volumes, Papers 1-199, total of xxviii, 4721 pp.; original cloth (hardcovers), ex library, else text clean & bindings tight. Volumes Included: 7

ISBN: 0674137507
Subject/Keywords: history of science, high pressure physics, rk0 mmc

Item #: 705282

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La Miniatura Italiana in eta Romanica e Gotica. Atti del I Congresso di Storia della Miniatura Italiana, Cortona, 26-28 maggio 1978. (Storia della Miniatura, Studi e Documenti, 5)

Vailati Schoenburg Waldenburg, Grazia, ed. / Firenze: Lei S. Olschki, 1979
first edition; large quarto, xxiv, 621 pp., numerous black and white illustrations in text; light pucker to the pictorial on-lay on front cover of original cloth, book label of Professor Astrik L. Gabriel, his purchase receipt attached to back free endpaper, still a very good+ copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: 882222888X
Subject/Keywords: illumination of books and manuscripts, Romanesque and Gothic miniature painting, Italy, NDZ

Item #: 707139

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