The Gorgonacea of the Siboga Expedition. (IV: The Plexauridae; V: The Isidae; VI: The Gorgonellidae; VII: The Gorgonidae; VIII: The Scleraxonia)

Nutting, C. C. / Leyden: E. J. Brill 1910
Parts 4 through 8 only, issued as Siboga-expeditie Monographie XIII b, folio (slightly shorter than 33 cm.), all parts have plates, text in English only; ex library, all here bound as one with the paper covers for all but the first part retained, good+ in later cloth. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: marine biology, corals, BBW

Item #: 700526


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An Address upon Farm Pests, including Insects, Fungi, and Animalcules, delivered at a meeting of the New Hampshire Board of Agriculture.

Cutting, Hiram A. / Manchester: Printed by John B. Clarke, 1879
first edition; 75 pp., small illustrations in text, printed Compliements slip tipped in; paper wrappers dark with sides becoming detached, general age toning to text, good; mostly on injurious insects. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: agriculture, natural history, economic entomology, DDX

Item #: 703222


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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

Subject/Keywords: history of science, entomology, DDX

Item #: 707168

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No Costumes of Japan, 1573-1829. (assigned title)

Tanaka, Yusaku. / Tokyo?: 1920
issued without a title leaf; quarto, 1 leaf list of dates used in classifying No costumes, 1 leaf showing a scene from a No play, 94 leaves showing costumes with the first 12 in color, all captions are in English (the numbering of the last four plates is irregular but complete as issued); all loose in a paper covered board folder with cloth back, book plate of Helen C. Gunsaulus, an authority on Japanese textiles and a written sticker at spine of folder "No Robes. Hirase Coll."; the folder faded and rubbed, plates very good+. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: No Drama, Noh costumes, Japanese art, textiles, costume, Edo period, CHM

Item #: 709423


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Miniature Lombarde. Codici miniati dall'VIII al XIV secolo. Introduzione di Maria Luisa Gengaro, testo di Luisa Cogliati Arano.

Cogliati Arano, Luisa. / Milano: Casa di Risparmio, 1970
first edition; folio (leaves 35.5 cm. tall), 450, [3] pp., profusely illustrated including many full page color plates included in the pagination; original paper covered board sides with front cover pictorial and glazed, with leather spine covering; binding rubbed at extremities, book label and business card of Professor Astrik L. Gabriel on front endpapers, a very good copy. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: miniature painting, ilumination of manuscripts, Lombardy, Italy, NDZ

Item #: 719137

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The Law of Life. Extract from a Writing Received in the name of the Prophet Joel, at Mt. Lebanon, N. Y., January, 1841.

Green, Calvin, amanuensis. / (Mt. Lebanon): 1901
32mo (8.5 cm. x 14.5 cm. tall), 16 pp., also contains "Appeal to Loyal Workers, Having ears to hear the Message of Christ" by A. G. Hollister; one addition stamped on page 7, one correction stamped on page 13 and two corrections by hand on the same page as usually found and with "Undenominational. Universally Important. Parents should teach their children." hand stamped on front cover; light age toning, good+ in self wrappers; only the first four pages containing revelations from the prophet "...there is not an act of fleshly lust, that does not form immediate connection with some dark spirit ... In this manner human beings take on the burdens of demons and damned souls." Andrews Collection 255 (with cover stamp), MacLean 313 (no mention of cover stamp), Richmond 733 "Hollister edited this work for publication." (no mention of cover stamp). Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Shakers, United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing religion prophetic literature jzx

Item #: 722026

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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

Subject/Keywords: United States, economic history, BWK

Item #: 730226


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Proceedings of the Kamerlingh Onnes Conference on Low Temperature Physics at Leiden on 23-28 June 1958 ... (Physica, Volume 24, Supplement)

Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging. Netherlands Physical Society. (Richard P. Feynman, contributor) / Leiden: 1958
first edition published "under the auspices of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics. organized by the Nederlandse Natuurkundige Vereniging (Netherlands Physical Society) with the support of Netherlands Industries."; 188 pp.; original paper wrappers lightened and signature of a previous owner on front cover, overall very good; includes Excitations in Liquid Helium by R. P. Feynman on pages 18-26. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: history of science, physics, cryochemistry, ZZN

Item #: 736053


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Peru. Tradiciones cuzquenas. Leyendas, biografias y hojas sueltas.

Matto de Turner, Clorinda. / Arequipa: La Bolsa 1884
first edition; small octavo, 252, [4] pp.; paper wrappers darkened with back cover detached, text browned with margin flaking on early and late leaves, reading copy and needsd careful handling. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Peru, Cuzco, legends

Item #: 738347

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A Study of Chiriquian Antiquities. Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 3

George Grant MacCurdy, / New Haven: Yale University Press 1911
first edition; large quarto, xx, 240 pp., 49 plates, some of which are in color including the frontispiece, all have a facing text page not included in the pagination, single page map, illustrations within the text; rebound in maroon buckram (hardcover), book plate to the front paste down, remnants of a book plate to the rear paste down, embossment stamp to the title page, else text clean and binding tight; a study based on the Yale University collections. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Chiriqui, Panama, archaeology, antiquities crn

Item #: 740212


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Men of Toledo. Those Whom You Meet in the Business and Professional Walks of the Commercial Key to the Lakes. 1895.

Cochran, R. H., ed. / (Toledo): no publisher or printer stated, 1895
first edition; large, oblong octavo, 155 pp., well illustrated, the short text is about Todelo in general, pages 33 to 107 are devoted to portraits, two to a page, almost all are simple head and shoulders shots, one of the exceptions is Alphonse Machen in silk top hat, cape, and cane looking a bit overdressed but apparently so well known there is no need to explain what he does, original stiff paper sides with cloth tape spine; back hinge weak and back cover chipped at upper outside tip, still overall very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Toledo, Ohio, VRV

Item #: 750954


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Petitiones de assumptione corporea B.V. Mariae in caelum definienda ad Sanctam Sedem delatae. Propositae secundum ordinem hierarchicum dogmaticum, geographicum, chronologicum ad consensum ecclesiae manifestandum. ...

Hentrich, Wilhelm, & Rudolf Walter de Moos. / Romae:N Typis polyglottis Vaticanis, 1942
A Guilhelmo Hentrich et Rudolfo Gualo de Moos.; first edition; 2 volumes; quarto, xliii, [1], 1061 pp. + xv, [1], 11089, [1] pp., large folding table; ex library in later cloth, the table strengthened with now age toned clear tape at some of the folds and no longer fits quite squarely into text block but complete and entirely readable, portions of text age toned, still an overall good+ set; despite long tradition the Assumption was not made an official part of Catholic doctrine until 1950 and even then, only that it actually occurred leaving some aspects of the event open to theological speculation or the acceptance that they are not known. Volumes Included: 2

Subject/Keywords: Roman Catholic Church, theology, Blessed Virgin Mary, Assumption, BBW

Item #: 758587


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Souvenir. Sixth Biennial Convention of the Grand International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and G. J. A.; Los Angele, Cal., May 11th, 1904.

Martin, R. C., comp. / Los Angeles: Kingsley, Moles & Collins Co.), printers, 1904
oblong quarto, unpaginated but substantial (approximately 190 pages) and illustrated throughout, has some material of special interest to railroad men but mostly on the more general attractions of Southern California for the tourist and very little on the convention itself; color pictorial paper wrappers featuring a standing bear with red sash and bow holding an armload of yellow flowers darkened and badly chipped at spine, back cover and late leaves chipped at bottom margin but no letters on images touched, good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: travel, railroads, Southern California, RTX

Item #: 769071

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The Art Journal. New Series. 1900.

J. S. Virtue & Co. / London: J. S. Virtue & Co., 1900
small folio, [vi], 384 pp., plates, illustrations in text; lacks the etching by David Law, library markings, age toning and spotting to plates, later half leather rubbed. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: art magazines

Item #: 780342


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Festschrift zu der Jubelfeier der 25jahrigen Regierung Seiner Majestat des Königs Wilhelm von Wurttemberg ...

Mohl, Robert von, & August von Sarwey. / Ludwigsburg: Nast, 1841
small octavo, 148 pp.; library markings and later cloth but a sound copy with a bright (probably washed) text. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Wilhelm I, King of Wurttemberg, BBW

Item #: 780462


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Bimillenaire de la ville Paris exposition "Paris". Peintures, gravures, cartes, livres, dessins et photographies illustrant le developpement et l'esprit de Paris Du 15 mars au 30 avril 1951.

France. Ambassade (to the United States). Services culturels. / NY: Services culturels de l'ambassade de France, 1951
first edition; quarto, [viii], 21 pp., 5 plates; the text reproduced from typescript as issued, pictorial papwer wrappers darkened at with fraying along fore edge of back cover, still overall very good for this low budget catalogue. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Paris, France, French art

Item #: 784147


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Illustrations of the Zygaenidae & Bombycidae of North America. Vol. I. Part 1 to 9. July 1872 to Dec. 1873.

Stretch, Richard A. / (San Francisco): 1872
all published, first edition; [2], vii, [1], [iii]-iv (issued in parts, the preliminary material issued with last number, in this copy the index has been incorrectly put before the preface but all present), 242 pp., 10 plates with printed guards, all uncolored (also issued colored); publisher's or early cloth lightened at margins and rubbed at extremities, light general age toning, but a sound, near very good copy. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: entomology, moths, MNH

Item #: 807616

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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

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

Item #: 817772

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Further Correspondence in regard to the relations of The United States with Colombia and Panama; Relations with Colombia and Panama (1906); Relations with Colombia and Panama (1907)

United States. Department of State. / Washington: GPO, printer but not published 1906
3 items, not for public distribution, all together in one later cloth binding and with hand stamps of the United States Department of State Library; all narrow folio, Further Correspondence (Colombian Minister to the Secretary of State October 21, 1905 and The Secretary of States to the Colombian Minister, February 10, 1906) 16 pp., pencil note on retained front paper sides "No longer Confidential" + Strictly Confidential (printed in red). Relations with Colombia and Panama. 12 pp., mostly correspondence from Minister Barrett with the State Department from May 23 to June 19, 1906, pencil note on first page "no longer confidential, advisable deletions indicated", the portion to be deleted is a lengthy Memorandum handed Barlett by the Colombian Foreign Office on May 23, 1906 on how "to avoid the scandal and new shedding of blood on Colombian territory on account of the Panama question" + Relations with Colombia and Panama. 4 pp. a communication from Secretary Elihu Root to the Minister of Panama dated April 24, 1907, pencil note on first page, "not confidential"; there is no indication of who made the pencil, notes; sound and good+. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: United States, Colombia, Panama, foreign relations, JZX

Item #: 865591

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Concordance analytique de La mort le roi Artu (University of Ottawa Medieval Texts and Studies; Publications medievales de l'Universite d'Ottawa, 11)

Kunstmann, Pierre, & Martin Dube. / Ottawa: Editions de l'Universite d'Ottawa, 1982
first edition; 2 volumes, total of vi, [1], 1907, [2] pp., short preliminary remarks in French only, the main text reproduces a computer print-out and in a fairly small and somewhat difficult to read face, there is no analysis or commentary; library hand stamps and original glazed boards faded, a few leaves have corner creases, still a near very good set. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: 2760348113
Subject/Keywords: Arthurian romances, medieval literature, concordances, CTT

Item #: 755615


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