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Needham, E. J.
/ Aldershot: Gale & Polden 1936
first edition; quarto, [xiv], 113 pp., frontis., 3 folding maps; original paper covered boards lightly soiled, minor age spotting and speckling, else very good; the author survived the Retreat from Mons, the Battle of Aisne, and the First Battle of Ypres with only a hand wound that sent him home, a well written narrative of his personal experiences with the Old Contemptibles. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: World War I, France, British Army, Northamptonshire Regiment, TTH
Item #: 679969
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Avicultural Society for the Study of Foreign and British Birds in Freedom and Captivity.
/ London: 1930
Fourth Series, volumes 8 and 9, complete volumes, ex library, sound and good+ in later cloth with the softcover bound in at end. Volumes Included: 2
Subject/Keywords: birds, bird behavior ornithology natural history
Item #: 691506
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/ Mexico, D. F.: Diaz de Leon y White 1875
Tomo Primero, 1875. 190 pp. + Tomo Segundo, 1876. 200,  pp; ex library, together in one very badly worn half leather binding with all of the original paper sides at the end, early and late leaves tattered and chipped, no loss of text but working copies only. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: history of medicine, Mexico
Item #: 698532
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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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Beraualt-Bercastel, Antoine Henri de.
/ Milano: Tipografia di Minerva Ticinese, 1838
Volume 1 through 8 only; narrow quarto, now in four bindings, later boards with vellum spines and tips darkened and light general age toning to text but near very good; a translation of a portion of Historia de l'eglise. Volumes Included: 8
Subject/Keywords: Church history, BRL, Big Sets QND
Item #: 705073
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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), the Psyche Advertiser pages which began with the March 1875 issue are all bound at the end along with two lists of Coleoptera for Sale by E. P. Austin of Cambridge; minor library markings, later half leather rubbed but sound, signature of "Henry G. Hubbard / Detroit Mich" (later with the entomological division of the United States Agricultural Department) on front free endpaper and he has added a short pen note to his article in the second issue. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: history of science, entomology, DDX
Item #: 707167
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/ Roma: Institutum Carmelitanum, 1981
review copy for Professor Astrik L. Gabriel with related material inserted, also a 1972 typed and signed letter from the author to Gabriel, looking for an academic position and mentioning that the University Microfilms photocopy of his own dissertation is so expensive he cannot afford to buy a copy; quarto, 608 pp.; paper wrappers very lightly soiled with one tip bent, pen note on half title, overall very good. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: medieval studies, education, Carmelites, NDZ
Item #: 707272
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Parish, Elijah (1762-1825)
/ Newburyport (Massachusetts): Printed and sold by E. W. Allen, 1813
first edition; 24 pp.; age and light damp staining, library markings, now disbound in self wrappers, complete and paper not fragile but reading copy only; pacifist, pro-British, and strongly opposed to the War of 1812; President James Madison, who is certainly no Hezekiah, comes under particular censure "... now your sons must be drafted to bleed on the hill of battles, that he, like Judas, may hold the treasures of the nations, and rank with the nobels of the land",. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: pacifism, War of 1812, James Madison
Item #: 716930
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Ercilla y Zuniga, Alonso de (1533-1594)
/ NY: De Vinne Press, printers 1902
facsimile of the Madrid, Pierres Cossin, 1569 edition; , 391,  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
Subject/Keywords: Mapuche poetry, Chile, crn
Item #: 719219
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/ Paris: 1902
Volumes 7 and 8 only, January-December 1902; small quarto, ,  (the serialization of Brimborion by Jean Rameau is distributed throughout the volume but has its own pagination) pp. + 754,  pp. (serialization of Brimborion continues to the end in an early issue but is now part of the regular pagination), both volumes illustrated throughout; library markings and later cloth, general light age toning, a few leaves have minor repairs but no loss, good+. Volumes Included: 2
Subject/Keywords: French popular magazines, literature
Item #: 730249
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/ NY: Harper & Brothers 1866
complete year; folio, iv, 832 pp., profusely illustrated including full and double page Thomas Nast political cartoons; this copy lacks approximately fifty pages including the first twenty, many leaves repaired or remargined with loss of text and/or image, some others margin chipped or torn, ex library with an early cloth binding rebacked and the leather corners worn, working copy only, sold as is. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: Americana civil war ohh oversize
Item #: 735405
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Harmjanz, Heinrich, & Erich Rohr, eds.
/ Leipzig: Kommissionsverlag, Verlagsbuchhandlung S. Hirzel, 1938
Part 4 only; first edition; narrow atlas folio, title leaf with map list, 21 maps and a color table of map symbols (plate 80) on single fold sheets (approximately 67 cm. tall x 69 cm. long when open), the maps have at least one other color on gray, all loose in a stiff paper portfolio with flaps; library markings including hand stamp on the blank verso of every map, the portfolio cloth taped at corners and some folds, one of the map sheets has a short tear at fore edge, some have soft bend marks at corners, good. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: Germany, ethnology, ethnic folk culture, folklore, customs, BWK West Room
Item #: 735483
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Ptolemy (2d Century)
/ Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1966
elephant folio (leaves 45 cm. tall), xxii,  (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
Subject/Keywords: ancient geography, history of cartography, early atlases, HTM West Room
Item #: 742541
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Scherzer, Karl, Ritter von,
/ Wien: Druck und Verlag von Carl Gerold's Sohn, 1864
Volume 1 of the narrative portion only; x, 600, 32 (Beilagen) pp., frontispiece, folding maps with the route map at the end in color, illustrations in text; later quarter leather very worn with spine covering gone and front cover detached but block sound, general age toning, good. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: around the world voyages
Item #: 777814
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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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Manley Manufacturing Company
/ York, Pennsylvania: The Manley Manufacturing Company 1920
large quarto, 20 pp., illustrated throughout including a thirty ton press, truck wheel dolly, several types of wrecking cranes, air and water stations (supplied only in dark purple), hoist, etc., pictorial paper wrappers soiled with small margin chip and later sewing along spine, overall good+. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: automobile history, garages, car repairs
Item #: 784142
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Dickins, Asbury, & John W. Forney, eds.
/ Washington: Published by Gales & Seaton, 1860
Class 5, Volume 4 only; first edition; narrow folio, viii, 958 pp. a few plates; leather spine and tips rubbed and worn with front joint split, light general age toning to text, good only. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: American military history
Item #: 786601
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/ Paris: Editions Alexis Sinjon, 1930
first edition; folio (plates 32.5 cm. tall), has all 48 plates but lacks the sixteen pages of preliminary material including the title; the original board portfolio with fabric tie darkened and very rubbed along the joints of the cloth back, good+ only; some furniture but mostly architectural elements e.g. doors, stairways, paneling, etc., both traditional and Art Deco. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: woodwork, decorative art, architectural details, interior decoration, PKB
Item #: 849475
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/ London: Printed for A. Millar, and J. Nourse 1748
... III. The Application of Algebra and Geometry to each other, to which is added an Appendix, Concerning the general Properties of Geometrical Lines.; first edition, published two years after the author's death; xiv, 366,  (section title for the Appendix, "De Linearum Geometricarum Proprietatibus generalibus Tractatus. Auctore Coino Mac-Laurin", this section is in Latin only). 64,  (errata/ad for another title by the same author) pp., 12 folding plates with multiple figures; contemporary leather spine with red leather label rubbed and darkened, the sides replaced with calf ones at an early date and show some minor repairs, the front joint split and front cover in danger of becoming detached, all edges sprinkled red, minor private ownership marking on front endpapers, text block well sewn and except for some text offset on to plates and very clean interior, still overall a very good copy. Volumes Included: 1
Subject/Keywords: history of science, mathematics , algebra, geometry, BRT
Item #: 856546
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Germany. Reichsministerium des Innern
/ Berlin 1914
47 volumes, lacking 1928 pt. 1, 1931 pt. 2, 1932 pt. 2, 1933 pt. 2, 1934 pt. 2 1st half (if published), minor ownership markings, else good-very good. Volumes Included: 47
Subject/Keywords: Germany bakery
Item #: 59123
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