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LES SENTIERS FLEURIS DE LA JEUNESSE recueil de nouvelles

By: Bassanville, Mme. La Comtesse de

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Paris, P. -C. Lehuby: 1880

Seller ID: 39084

Condition: Very Good+


vii, (1), 381, (2) pages; Contents clean and tight in original binding of quarter leather over cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering at spine with raised bands and extensive gilt decoration within the compartments. Eleve de Mme. Campan. 12 lithographic plates by Bavalos. No date, but published around 1870-1880.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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MORAL CULTURE Choice and use of books : Cultivation of memory: from John Stuart Blackie's "Self-Culture"

By: Blackie, John Stuart

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Andrew J. Graham: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41299

Condition: Very Good-


1 p.l., 71 & iv (ads) pages; Publisher's dark brown cloth, front cover lettered in gilt within a framework of rules in blind, pale yellow endpapers. The title page states: "Engraved in the Advanced Corresponding Style of Standard Phonography, with a Key. Following the running title: "Moral Culture" at the head of page one, the text of pp. 1-39 is set throughout in shorthand letters. The system used is essentially Pitman shorthand, first introduced in 1837 by Sir Isaac Pitman, M.P., and improved many times since. Pitman's system uses a phonemic orthography. For this reason, it ... View more info

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FORMAL GARDEN IN ENGLAND

By: Blomfield, Reginald ; F. Inigo Thomas (Illustrator)

Price: $44.96

Publisher: London, MacMillan And Co.: 1901

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 38895

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 250 pages; Early 20th century binding of olive half calf (faded to brown at spine) over green cloth covered boards; gilt lettering and roses within panels on spine, all page edges gilt, light green marbled endpapers. Gilt faded at spine, shallow chipping at head of spine, leather lightly rubbed along edges. Attractive engraved bookplate of Louise Thoron Endicott. Brief inscription on half-title to L.E.dated 1892. Light scattered foxing, otherwise contents clean and tight. Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield (20 December 1856 – 27 December 1942) was a prolific British architect, garde... View more info

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FLORE GENERALE DES ENVIRONS DE PARIS, selon la méthode naturelle - Two Volume Set

By: Chevallier, Francois Fulgis

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Paris, Ferra Librairie-Editeur: 1836

Seller ID: 39080

Condition: Very Good+


Two volumes bound in quarter brown calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt with gilt borders, marbled endpapers, rear corner of volume 2 bumped, lower edge of boards a bit rubbed - an attractive clean, tight set. Descriptions de toutes les plantes agames, cryptogames et phanérogames qui y croissent spontanément, leurs propriétés, leur usage dans la médecine, les arts et l'économie domestique; avec une classification naturelle des agames et des cryptogames, basée sur l'organisation de ces végétaux, accompagné de 20 tableaux iconographiques formant un genera propre à en re... View more info

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NATURE'S OWN GARDENS

By: Clarke, Maud Umfreville

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, New York, J.M. Dent & E.P. Dutton: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41352

Condition: Very Good


280 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding decoratively stamped at spine and front boardin green, white, red, gilt in a repeating floral pattern of blooming flowers and border vines. Minor rubbing at extremeties, some rippling of the cloth on rear boards. Beautifully illustrated with 51 full-page, colour drawings and numerous b&w drawings. Clarke presents her botanical musings for each month of the year. Excerpt: "When each and all of the Nature Gardens are so lovely in their particular way, it is unwise to show partiality; and yet there is something dangerously lik... View more info

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LE CALCUL ANALOGIQUE PAR COURANTS CONTINUS

By: Danloux-Dumesnils, M

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Paris, Dunod: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38856

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


An interesting publication on early French computers and electronic computations. Le Computeur Djinn, Le Computeur OME-P2, La Computeur OME-L2, Calculating Machines, etc. Contents, Chapitres : Avant-propos, Table, xiv, Texte, 257 pages - Le calcul mécanique (Méthodes - Calcul électrique analogique) - Principes du computage électrique (Opérateurs élémentaires - Circuit de calcul) - Organes et précision du computeur (L'amplificateur - La tension fonctionnelle - Les éléments passifs - L'instrument de mesure et d'enregistrement) - Résolution des systèmes algébriques linéaires - S... View more info

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Journal of Researches Into the History & Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle Under the Command of Capt. Fitzroy, R. N. Engravings by Robert Gibbings. Introduction by Gavin de Beer.

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Seller ID: 40932

Condition: Fine


Fine in Near Fine slipcase. Publisher's beige cloth, with titles lettered on the spine and decorative stampings in brown. A fine copy, clean and tight, with no wear or markings of any sort. The publisher's maroon slipcase is also unworn, but has a couple of minor dust spots along the top edge. An excellent copy of one of the nicer Heritage Press productions. View more info

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Instrumenta Graecorum Rustica ex Hesiodo illustrata adprob. ampl. ord. philos. in reg. academ. Upsal. praeside mag. Johanne Flodero ... pro gradu publico examini tradit Salomon Eklin

By: Eklin, Salomon

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Upsaliæ [Uppsala, Sweden], apud Joh. Edman: 1779

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39769

Condition: Very Good-


[2], 20 & [1, engraved plate] pages; Instrumenta Graecorum rustica ex Hesiodo illustrata, adprob. ampl. ord. philos. in reg. academ. Upsal. praeside mag. Johanne Flodero ... pro gradu publico examini tradit Salomon Eklin, stip. reg. Wexionia-Smolandus, in audit. Gustav. maj. d. V. Maji MDCCLXXIX. Horis ante meridiem solitis. Small 4to. A rare dissertation, stiched and sewn as issued, never bound. With the engraved plate depicting Greek farm implements, with a printed legend recording names [in Greek letters] for 11 parts of these tools. Faint circular stain to the front cover, minor scrapp... View more info

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HORTUS REGIUS MONSPELIENSIS, SISTENS PLANTAS TUM INDIGENAS TUM EXOTICAS...

By: Gouan, Antonius

Price: $599.95

Publisher: Lyon, Fratrum De Tournes: 1762

Seller ID: 39024

Condition: Very Good


548, [32] pages; Contemporary calf, rebacked. Illustrated by Engraved 6 plates (1 folded). OCLC: 14931781 This extensive catalogue of the plants in the Montpellier Botanical Garden is the first application of Linnean classification in France. Antoine Gouan (1733 – 1821) was a French naturalist from Montpellier and an early expositor of Linnaean taxonomy in France. In 1752, Gouan received his doctorate under Antoine Magnol and practiced medicine at Saint-Éloi Hospital in Montpellier while continuing to pursue his interest in natural history. In 1762 Gouan published this plant catalo... View more info

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STUDIES IN DEDUCTIVE LOGIC

By: Jevons, W. Stanley

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1880

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39153

Condition: Very Good+


xxviii, 304, (4), 33, (3) pages; Former owner's name neatly on halftitle and on recto (blank back) of frontispiece (A.S. Nash), otherwise clean and tigjt in original brick cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, minor rubbing at extremities. Quite scarce, especially in this condition. Frontispiece of Ancient Logical Diagrams; publisher's catalogues (36pp) at rear dated December, 1879. First edition, first issue of this seminal work on logic. Quite scarce, especially in this condition. William Stanley Jevons was a noted logician, economist and statistician. Jevons' earlier books General M... View more info

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SYSTEME FLORAL

By: Lefebure, Louis-Henri

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Paris, The Author, Et Al.: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39026

Condition: Very Good


Contemporary sheep, rebacked, with old spine laid down. The section of plates has a separate title page dated 1821. Illustrated with lithographic plates, several coloured. OCLC: 457864170 Flore Française, 750 genres 1ère division: Fleurs composées; 2ème division: Fleurs polypétales; 3ème division: Fleurs monopétales; 4ème division: Fleurs périgones. Lefebure was a critic of the Jussiaean taxonomical system, in particular, the lack of stability in the nomenclature system over time. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physi... View more info

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GAME BIRDS, BEASTS AND FISHES Natural History for Sportsmen

By: Parker, Eric

Price: $15.95

Publisher: london, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 38343

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


The Lonsdale Library XX; 255 pages; Clean and tight in original tan cloth binding in price-clipped pictorial dustjacket. OCLC: 34556064 A detailed and extensive survey of many of the British species of interest to sportsmen: deer, game birds, wildfowl and waders, hares, rabbits, otters, wild cats, hedgehogs, rats, foxes, seals, eagles, falcons, hawks, herons, crows, salmon, trout, grayling, charr, pike, perch, etc. Well illustrated. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephem... View more info

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FISHING MOMENTS OF TRUTH [and] HUNTING MOMENTS OF TRUTH [Kermit Roosevelt Jr.'s copy] [Two Volume set in slipcase]

By: Peper, Eric ; and Jim Rikhoff ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt Jr.]

Price: $349.95

Publisher: New York, Winchester Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40658

Condition: Fine


Autograph; xii, (2), 207; xii, (2), 208 pages; A limited edition two volume set in original red slipcase. This is No. 16 of an edition limited to only 750; each of these volumes in Signed on the limitation page by Jim Rikhoff and inscribed to Kim Roosevelt "with whom this editor has shared many a vicarious Moment of Truth (not necessarily fishing) thru the years." Like new in original bindings of burgundy leatherette spines with red boards. Colour frontispiece illustrations and black and white illustrations throughout by Milton C. Weiler. A collection of unique experiences from s... View more info

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LA PRACTIQUE DU JARDINAGE ouvrage rédigé après sa mort sur ses mémoires par M. D*** Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, augmentée, & ornée de figures en tailledouce

By: Schabol, Abbe Roger

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Lyon, Robert & Gaulthier: 1797

Seller ID: 39034

Condition: Very Good


414; 404 pages; Contemporary sheep-backed boards. Illustrated with folding plates. OCLC: 23642232 Tome I: Illustrated with a frontispiece and 9 folding engraved plates. Tome II: 5 folding engraved plates. Contents include: Le pêcher et les autres arbres (4 parties, les 3 premières occupant le 1° volume); Traité de la plaie des arbres; Traité de la culture des Orangers; Traité des choux-fleurs; Traité des cardons d'Espagne; Traité des melons; Traité des couches à champignons; Traité des fraisiers; Traité de la culture de la vigne; Traité de la multiplication des végétaux; Manue... View more info

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ASTRONAUTYKA

By: Subotowicz, Mieczyslaw

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Warzawa, Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39104

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


586 pages; Clean and tight in original binding and very nice dustjacket. An early Polish work on astronautics. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info