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Historia de las Indias de Nueva-Espana y islas de Tierra Firme, por el padre fray Diego Duran, religioso de la Orden de Predicadores, escritor del siglo XVI (3 volumes)

Duran, Diego (d. 1588?) / Mexico: Imprenta de J. M. Andrade y F. Escalante, ... 1867
3 volumes, La publica con un Atlas de estampas, notas e illustraciones, Jose F. Ramirez, individuo de varias sociedades literarias nacionales y extranjeras, first printed edition, from the mid-sixteenth century manuscript; small folio (leaves 30 cm. tall), Tomo I. Mexico: Imprenta de J. M. Andrade y F. Escalante, 1867, xvi, 535 pp. Tomo II. Mexico: Imprenta de Ignacio Escalante, 1880, 304, [1], [1], 177 (Apendice. Explicacion del codice geroglifico de Mr. Aubin por Alfredo Chavero .., Indice del tomo segundo.), [1], [1] (Al lector), [2] (blank leaf), [1] (index to Apendice) pp. ... Atlas. Mexico: Imprenta de Ignacio Escalante, 1880 (but at least part of the Atlas was issued with the first volume, Sabin 21405 "The entire edition of the first volume, with the exception of a small number of copies, distributed privately by the author, as well as the Atlas, has been confiscated by the Mexican government"), [title leaf], 66 plates (in this copy none of them colored); library markings, matching later half leather rubbed and with peel marks but still sound, title leaves and the appendix age toned, occasional penciling to text and some of the plates, it is believed that many of the plates were damaged in a flooded basement of the publisher and this copy has two that have staining in upper outside corner with image touched but no loss, two others have stains in bottom margin, and a few other have minor and light staining, minor marginalia, overall good. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Mexico, Aztecs, crn

Item #: 698626

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Arquivos do Museu de Historia Natural. (Volumes 3-11)

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Museu de Historia Natural. / Belo Horizonte: Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais 1978
Volume 3 (1978) through Volume 11 (1986/1990), large octavo and illustrated; library markings and some paper wrappers soiled, sound and overall good; many of the articles deal with archaeology. Volumes Included: 9

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: archaeology, antiquities, Brazil, CRN Big Sets

Item #: 705043

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Psyche. Organ of the Cambridge Entomological Club. Vol. I. 1874-1876.

Mann, B. Pickman, ed. / Cambridge: Cambridge Entomological Club, 1877
Volume 1 only, complete in 32 numbers, May 1874 through December 1876, [general title leaf], 248 pp., 1 hand colored map (called Plate C but there were no other plates in this volume), lacks a few of the Psyche Advertiser pages which began with the March 1875 issue; library hand stamps and markings, later cloth frayed at extremities of spine, general light age toning to interior, still a sound copy with the main text complete. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, entomology, DDX

Item #: 707168

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La Aravcana de Don Alonso de Erzilla y Cvniga ... (La Araucana de Don Alonso de Erzilla y Cuniga ...)

Ercilla y Zuniga, Alonso de (1533-1594) / NY: De Vinne Press, printers 1902
facsimile of the Madrid, Pierres Cossin, 1569 edition; [16], 391, [16] pp, original printed paper wrappers, book plate inside the front cover, minor library markings, binding age toned, else very good; not stated but the first of what would become a two part work. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Mapuche poetry, Chile, crn

Item #: 719219

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American State Papers. Documents of the Congress of the United States from the First Session of the Eighteenth Congress to the First Session of the Twentieth Congress. [Class III} on Finance. Volume V.

Dickins, Asubry, & James C. Allen, eds. / Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1859
Class 3, Volume 5 only; narrow folio, ix, [1], 1143, xv (index) pp, ex library, original binding poor and needs replacement, early and late leaves shaken, general age toning, reading copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, economic history, BWK

Item #: 730226

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M. Fabii Quinctiliani, ut ferunt, Declamationes XIX majores, et quae ex CCCLXXXVIII. supersunt CXLV minores. Et Calpurnii Flacci Declamationes ... (Volume 1)

Quintilian. Burman, Pieter, ed. / Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Joannem de Vivie. 1720
Volume 1 only; large quarto, [4] (beginning with title in red and black, 409 pp, early leather sides stamped with coat-of arms and later rebacking but worn with front cover free endpaper and title detached, general age toning with occasional age spotting, good only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: ancient oratory, rhetoric

Item #: 730235

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Claudius Ptolemaeus. Geographia. Strassburg 1513. With an introduction by R. A. Skelton. (Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. A Series of Atlases in Facsimile. Second Series, Volume IV)

Ptolemy (2d Century) / Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1966
elephant folio (leaves 45 cm. tall), xxii, [350] (the facsimile including numerous double page maps, one folding, and one single page and color) pp., small errata slip tipped in at end of introduction; library book plate and call numbers at spine, original cloth has light smudging and irregular patches of fading at margins, interior clean and sound. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: ancient geography, history of cartography, early atlases, HTM West Room

Item #: 742541

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Trabalhos da Sociedade Portuguesa de Antropologia e Etnologia. Volumes 6-9 (issues, see below)

Sociedade Portuguesa de Antropologia e Etnologia. / Lisboa: 1933
Volume 6, Numbers, 1, 2, 4; Volume 7, Numbers 1, 2/3, 4; Volume 8, Numbers 1, 2, 3/4; Volume 9, Numbers 1/2, 3; these issues only; library hand stamps, paper wrappers dark with a few chipped at extremities and one back cover gone; includes but not restricted to material from Portuguese colonies, several articles on anthropological criminology. Volumes Included: 4

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: anthropology, ethnology

Item #: 744383

$50.79

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Winding Plants for Great Depths. (Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. WEleventh Session. Volume 9)

Behr, Hans C. / Lonedon (etc.): E. & F. N. Spon (etc.),
entire volume devoted to this article; in two parts I. 444 pp. II. [iv] pp., 79 folding plates, here bound as one in later half leather; binding lightened at spine, signature of an early owner on front free endpaper, one plate has misfold crases and no longer fits squarly into text block, still overall good; the topic is considered with special reference to gold mining in South Africa. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of technology, mining, HTM

Item #: 751055

$76.14

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Das kleine Davidische psalterspiel der kinder Zions, von alten und neuen auserlesenen Geistes Gesangen, allen wahren Heilsbegierigen sanglingen der weisheit ...

(Psalterspiel) / Germantown, Pennsylvania: Gedruckt bey Michael Billmeyer, 1813
Dritte verbesserte Auflage; 16mo (16 cm. tall), [6] (beginning with title, A3), 572, [22], 55, [1] (Die kleine Harfe, gestimmet von unterschiedlichen lieblichen Liedern oder Lob-Gesangen ... Dritte Auflage., with its own imprint, the two items frequently found together and probably issued that way) pp., words only; only the spine covering and one detached side with the receiving ends of clasps present from a contemporary leather binding but block well sewn, age toned throughout, two interior leaves have tears but no loss, contemporary but very faded genealogical notes on early blanks; these hymns were especially selected for the inspired from an earlier Psalterspiel, a number of German American religious groups felt they fell into that category and a popular work. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: hymns, Inspirationists religion

Item #: 758610

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The Art Journal. New Series. 1902.

H. Virtue & Co. / London: H. Virtue & Co., 1902
small folio, [2], [iv], 392 pp., plate, illustrations in text; libary markings, all the etchings are age toned, the one by Charles Holyroyd dark and broken, later half leather rubbed with spine faded but still sound. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: art magazines

Item #: 780344

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Justus Liebigs Annalen der Chemie (Band 550 – Band 554)

Wieland, Heinrich, ed. / Weinheim (etc.): Verlag Chemie/Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1960
facsimile reprints of Volumes 550 through 554, original published 1942-1943; library hand stamps and some paper wrappers lightly soiled but near very good copies with clean interiors. Volumes Included: 5

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, chemistry

Item #: 780498

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Sammlung eines schweizer Bibliophilen. Dr. Theodor Engelmann, 1851-1931.

(Engelmann, Theodor) / Basel: Henning Oppermann vorm. Rudolf Geering, 1932
first edition; small quarto, 123, [1[ pp., 16 plates; text age toned with margins damp stained, recent cloth rebinding but good only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: private libraries, rare books, illustrated books, CTT

Item #: 797890

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Magnetical and Meteorological Observations made at Washington under orders of the Hon. Secretary of the Navy, dated August 13, 1838, by by Lieutenant J. M. Gilliss, U. S. N.

Gilliss, J. M. / Washington: Gales and Seaton, printers, 1845
first separate edition, inscribed "Honbl. Alexr. Evans with the author's comps."; xxviii, 648 pp., plate (declinometer), folding graphs, largely tabular and covers the period July 1838 to June 1842, the meteorological journal is detailed with twice a day readings on the instruments and remarks on any weather events e.g. at 4:15 on the afternoon of April 26, 1840 lightning stuck the northwest corner of the House of Representatives; library book plate and markings, later half calf rubbed but sound, age staining and age toning to text but not fragile and entirely readable, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: geomagnetism, meteorology, weather, Washington, D. C., NH1

Item #: 807429

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Tentoonstellingen. Eddy Nolf. "Assemblages" Internationaal Cultureel Centrum 17 nov. t/m 17 dec. 1978.

Buynder, E. van, essay. / Antwerpen: Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, 1978
first edition; quarto, text [2], 8 leaves with short essay repeated in Dutch, French and German, 10 loose black and white plates, all in a printed paper folder; library hand stamps and markings, the plates has tip creases, complete and still good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: contemporary art

Item #: 815250

$25.00

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The Japanese Constitution and Politics.

Matsunami, N. (Matsunami, Niichiro, 1868-1945) / Tokyo: Maruzen & Co., 1940
first edition; 577, [2] pp, library book plate and markings, general age toning to text, still a sound, good copy in original cloth. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Japan, constitutional law

Item #: 817628

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Benedicti XIV. Pont. Max. De synodo dioecesana libri octo. (... synodo diocesana libri octo)

(Benedict XIV, Pope, 1675-1758) / Ferrariae: Impensis Jo. Manfre, 1753
quarto (25.5 cm. tall x 17 cm.), [24] (beginning with title, a1) 648 pp, early leather binding dry and worn with front hinge broken, library hand stamp and signature of a previous owner on title, occasional light age staining, overall good but could use re-binding; the conduct of diocesan councils and synods, especially with regard to canon law. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Roman Catholic Church, diocesan councils, Canon law

Item #: 817772

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Northwest African Continental Margin and Adjacent Ocean Floor Off Morocco. Edited by Dennis E. Hayes, Philip D. Rabinowitz, and Karl Hinz. (Ocean Margin Drilling Program, Regional Atlas Series, Atlas 12)

Hayes, Dennis E., et al.. eds, / Woods Hole: Marine Science International 1986
first edition; oblong atlas folio (leaves approximately 88 cm. long), [3] leaves of text including title, [15] (1-14, 14a) plates, most printed in blue, all printed on one side only as issued; library markings, later boards rubbed with a crack at one margin, overall good with original front paper cover retained. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Atlantic Ocean, Morocco, geophysics, geology, DDV West Room

Item #: 841202

$18.81

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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 OFFICE

Item #: 705282

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