Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, under the orders and at the expense of Her Majesty's Government.

Richardson, James. (St. John, Bayle, ed.) / London: Chapman and Hall, 1853
first edition; 2 volumes, xxviii, 343 pp. + viii, 359 pp., small folding map, orignal brown cloth; both volumes darkened at spine, the first has short splits at tops of joints and the second split at front joint torn across spine with crude taping at head and tail and along inside front hinge, text has light general age toning and a few age spots but overall a very good interior. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Africa, Sahara, Borno State, Nigeria, travel, exploration

Item #: 306903

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Le socialisme devant le vieux monde, ou, Le vivant devant les morts. Suivi de Jesus-Christ devant les conseils de guerre (deuxieme edition augmentee) par Victor Meunier.

Considerant, Victor. / Paris: Librairie Phalansterienne, 1848
Deuxieme tirage (this appears only on the cover of paper wrappers, not on the title); [viii], 264, 21 (ads) pp.; paper wrappers darkened and chipped, typed title taped to spine, text age toned with dark age staining but entirely readable, becoming disbound and good only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Utopian Socialism

Item #: 348599

$48.15

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Le musicisme de Jean Royere.

Pierard, Clovis. / Paris: Auguste Blaizot & Fils, 1937
small quarto, [93] pp., inscribed by author in year of publication to Mrs. Archer Huntington, the subject of Chapter Three; Pierard's card and the prospectus pasted on an early blank; paper wrappers frayed at extremities but overall very good,. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: literature, sculpture

Item #: 414404

$52.07

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Apercu des resultats obtenus de la fabrication des sirops et des conserves de raisins dans le cours des annees 1810 et 1811, ...

Parmentier, Antoine Augustin. (or Parmentier, Antoine-Augustin) / Paris: Imprimerie imperiale, 1812
... pour servir de suite au Traite pub. sur cette matiere; avec une notice historique et chronologique du corps sucrant; par A. A. Parmentier.; first edition, [iv], 452 pp.; library book plate and markings, later quarter leather rubbed and lightened at spine, front hinge cracked after title and blank becoming loose, general age toning with occasional age spotting, overall a sound, good+ copy; Parmentier (eponymous with potato dishes in French food circles) presents the further results of his work on developing a palatable sweet syrup from grapes to replace the cane sugar made scarce by the English blockade. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: sugar, France, raisins, grape products, syrups, history of scince

Item #: 421672

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Annales des Mines, ou Recueil de Memoires sur l'Exploitation de Mines, et sur les Sciences qui s'y Rapportent, etc . Series I: vols. 3-6, 8, 10, 12-13; Series II: vols. 1-8; Series III: vols. 1-20; Series IV: vols. 1-9, 12-20 (1818-1851)

France. Commission des Annales des mines. / Paris 1818
Series I: volumes 3-6, 8, 10, 12-13; Series II: volumes 1-8; Series III: volumes 1-20; Series IV: volumes 1-9, 12-20 [1818-1851] complete volumes, bound, some bindings require repairs or replacement, ex library, however textually clean. Volumes Included: 60

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: geology mining

Item #: 445242

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Zentralblatt fur Bibliothekswesen. vols. 21-73

Schwenke, Paul, editor / Leipzig: Otto Harrasowitz, etc. 1904
volumes 21 to 73, an uninterrupted run, bound, ex library, else text clean & bindings tight. Volumes Included: 55

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: books about books bibliography publishing history bak

Item #: 445307

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Journal of the Royal Horitcultural Society. vols. 36-98 (1901/1902-1973)

W. Wilks, ed. / London: Royal Horitcultural Society 1901
volumes 36 to 98, with the Society's Proceedings included from vol. 74 to 98; an uninterrupted run of thick (and HEAVY) quartos, illustrated, bound, some bindings require external repairs or replacement, overally good, ex library,. Volumes Included: 63

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: botany gardening agriculture flowers aesthetics landscape architecture

Item #: 445425

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L'Onde Electrique: Revue Mensuelle Publiee par la Societe des Amis de la T. S. F. volumes 1-19, 25-62 (1922-1982)

/ Paris: Editions Chiron, etc. 1922
volumes 1-19 (1922-1940) and volumes 25-62 (1945-1982), thicks octavos and large quartos, bound, ex library; well illustrated throughout. Volumes Included: 57

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: electricity public utilities electronics communications engineering urban studies bak walton room

Item #: 445532

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$503.61

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The Mechanic. A Journal of the Useful Arts and Sciences 1834

Claxton, T., et al., eds. / Boston: Published by the Mechanic Fund Association, 1834
all 12 monthly issues, well illustrated with drawings, numerous articles on steam power, early railways, telegraphy & other communications, patents, etc., usual age spotting, else good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: History of Technology History of Science Transportation Communications

Item #: 465080

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Solution du probleme de la population et de la subsistance, soumise a un medecin dans une serie de lettres.

Loudon, Charles. / Paris: Librairie etrangere et orientale de Girard freres, 1842
first edition; [vi] (half title, title, table); 336 pp.; later paper wrappers chipped, half title dark, early leaves have a line of damp staining at fore edge, minor penciling, still a good+ and untrimmed copy; a classic of anti-Malthusianism, influential on the work of Marx and others; Goldsmiths' 32704. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: economics, population, public health, Thomas Malthus, DLD, QMJ

Item #: 471746

$64.20

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The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales, adapted to the new poor-law, franchise, municipal and ecclesiastical arrangements, ... (Parts 1, 3-12)

/ London (etc.): A. Fullarton and Co., 1844
and compiled with a special reference to the lines of railroad and canal communication, as existing in 1840-44. Illustrated by a series of maps forming a complete County-Atlas of England ...; Parts (sometimes called Divisions) 1, 3 through 12 only, lacking Part 3 of the main work and Part 13 the supplement on the census of 1841, it was intended that the parts would form four volumes but the only volume title present is for the first; quarto (slightly taller than 26 cm.), includes 42 engraved maps with a few folding and all the others double page and 2 plates; library markings, now in eleven matching red buckram bindings, general age toning is lighter on maps as they are on better paper, an overall good+ group. Volumes Included: 11

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, atlases, county history, topography

Item #: 473209

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The Queensland Year Book. Nos. 1-41

May, O. M., ed. / Brisbane: Australian Bureau of Statistics 1938
Nos. 1-41 (1938-1982) ,sub-title varies slightly; an uninterrupted run (not issued: 1942-1944), in publisher's cloth or boards, ex library, several bindings require external repairs or replacement, illustrated, overall good+++ PRICE IS FOR THE LOT:. Volumes Included: 5

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Australia Government Finance Geography Economics Education BIG SETS

Item #: 506071

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Bidrag till Kannedom af Finlands Natur och Folk. 1890-1895, 1900, 1903, 1905, 1912

Finska Vetenskaps-Societeten / Helsingfors: Finska Litteratur-sallskapets tryckeri 1890
years 1890-1895, 1900, 1903, 1905, 1912, in twelve bindings, ex library good-very good, PRICE IS FOR THE LOT. Volumes Included: 12

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Finland Baltica Literature Natural History Languages

Item #: 506158

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$141.36

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University of California Chronicle. volumes 1-9, 11, 19, 22-26, 29-30, 32, 34-35

Lehmer, Derrick N., ed. / Berkeley: University of California Press 1898
volumes 1-9, 11, 19, 22-26, 29-30, 32, 34-35, last published, COMPLETE VOLUMES, bound, ex library, title and subtitle varies slightly, minor marginal water stains to several volumes, overall very good: PRICE IS FOR THE LOT:. Volumes Included: 22

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Education History Social Thought Philosophy California Genealogy BIG SETS

Item #: 506341

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$394.09

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Naermest Sydpolen Aaret 1900. Med 6 kort og 266 illustrationer efter fotografier tegninger og malerier af C. E. Borchgrevink, E. Ditlevsen, Otto Sinding og Hilyard Swinstead.

Borchgrevink, Carsten E. / Kobenhavn: Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag, 1905
first edition in Danish; small quarto, [x], 562, [1] pp., plates with some color, color maps with one of them folding, numerous illustrations in text; library hand stamps and other markings, light general age toning, near very good in later cloth; the Southern Cross expedition. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Antarctica, Southern Cross expedition, exploration, natural history, geophysics

Item #: 512448

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$90.87

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Sketches of United States Senators, of the Session of 1837-'8. By "A Looker on Here in Verona"

Holan, J., & Joseph Etter / Washington: William M. Morrison 1839
first edition, 67 pp., contemporary plain cloth, binding spotted, endpapers foxed, else very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: americana politics LY

Item #: 527478

$4.83

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Facts and Suggestions, Biographical, Historical, Financial, and Political, Addressed to the People of the United States.

Green, Duff. / NY: C. S. Westcott & Co.`s Union Printing Office 1866
first edition; vi, 234 pp., text double column, inscribed by Green to "Hon A. J. Rodges" (whose name he has crossed out and replaced with "Hon. G. Peters"); a good deal of the text is devoted to exposing the machinations of The British who have led an anti-slavery conspiracy, supported American monarchists (John Adams, John Quincy Adams, the Boston Federalists, et al.), engaged in various shady enterprises to further their commercial supremacy, etc. etc.; library hand stamp and embossment on t. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: urban studies Americana, conspiracy, economics, wark

Item #: 530456

$82.76

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John Bull's Bible; or Memoirs of the Stewardship and Stewards of John Bull's Manor of Great Albion, from the Earliest Times to the Present ...

Poplicola, Demodocus pseud. / London: George Cowie, 1816
first edition (a second volume was issued the following year but not present here); xv, [1], 342 pp.; old half calf rubbed and worn with back hinge split and hinges broken, fore edge cut short with loss of a few letters and words in printed marginal notes, text age toned but not fragile,. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, humor, satire

Item #: 530521

$82.17

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Medulla Historiae Anglicanae. The Ancient and Present State of England. Being a Compendious History Of All its Monarchs, from the time of Julius Caesar, to this very year. ...

Howell, William, & William Osbaldeston. / London: Printed for Timothy Childe etc., 1712
title continues " ... Written by Dr. Howel; And Continued by an Impartial Hand, rebacked with original leather boards retained, some marginalia and one page chipped at corner with loss of a few words of text, else good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: are, British history

Item #: 530603

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Per Diventare Aviatore. Corso di Aviazione alla portata di tutti. Edizione 1918

Seniga, Attilio / Milano: Biblioteca dell'Automobilista e dell'Aviatore 1918
octavo, 152 pp., illus., boards & cloth backstrip, very-good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: aviation wright brothers rare LY

Item #: 532049

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$136.87

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