New York: Advance Publishing Co, 1875. First edition. Rare first edition of this foundational work on poker. It... Read More about The Complete Poker Player
n.p: Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway, n.d. Superb Civil War Railroad Chromolithograph. An absolutely brilliant chromolithograph, printed on heavy coated stock, its clarity of detail putting most examples of this medium to shame. Caption states: “The 'General' was captured at Big Shanty (now Kennesaw), Ga. April 12, 1862, by..... Read More about “The Famous War Engine 'General' of the Western & Atlantic R.R. Now on Permanent Exhibition...
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1936. FIRST EDITION. Read More about The Mesolithic settlement of Northern Europe. A study of the food-gathering peoples of Northern...
West Chester, Pa: Hoopes Bros. & Darlington, 1891; 1902; 1907; 1913; 1923. Three decades of the Hhistory of this wheel manufacturer. With the 1913 catalogue, the firm was advertising not only carriage and wagon wheels, but “automobile wheels”. Read More about Five trade catalogues of carriage and wagon wheels
n.p: 1735. Mythological pantomime with accompanying fireworks staged for the entertainment of the Dauphin. The audience is in the foreground, a dragon is being slain in the midground, and the fireworks are in the background. Read More about Dessein de l'Illumination et deu feu d'Artifice donné a Monseigneur le dauphin a Meudon le 3...
Two notes to Eisenstadt on a single sheet removed from an album. The first is from British physicist John Cockcroft reads: "To Alfred Eisendstaedt, with thanks for the most painless & even pleasent photography I have ever experienced. John Cockroft, November 15th 1951.The second reads: "To Alfred Eisenstaedt / with..... Read More about Autograph note signed, to Alfred Eisenstaedt WITH: Howard Florey ANs to Eisenstaedt
Chrysler's Tex Colbert to Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. Colbert, trained as a lawyer, climbed the ladder at Chrysler, becoming President in 1950 and Chairman in 1960, his tenure marked with colorful controversy leading to executive fistfights and some internal dislocations not evident in his note to Eisenstaedt: “With thanks for a...... Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt, n.p., November 1955
Springfield: Published by G. and C. Merriam, 1833. First edition. Mathematical Boy Genius. Colburn (1804-1839), the “American lightning-calculating boy.” His extraordinary calculating powers became evident when at the age of 6 he could calculate amazing figures. His father took him to various institutions in America and then to Europe showing..... Read More about A Memoir of Zerah Colburn; Written by Himself. Containing an Account of the First discovery of...
New York: Appleton, 1897. Science. Read More about Collection; Including: The Ancient History of the Earth by R. Alleyne Nicholson; Other Worlds tha...
np: [The Carson Harper Co, c. 1904. Read More about Manitou [ Colorado] Its Springs and a Brief Description of Its Many Points of Interest....
London: John Bale, 1936. First edition. Signed by Ashley Montagu. Read More about Variations and Diseases of the Teeth of Animals
Venice: 1800. Seconda edizione Veneta. School geography, based upon earlier geographies printed at Rome by Zempel. The last chapter discusses “Nuovo Scoperte” including short accounts of Cook’s voyages and discoveries in the Antarctic regions.Only one copy recorded in OCLC. Read More about Compendio di Geografia Moderna, accresciuta delle ultime scoperte &c. Ad uso del Collegio...
New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. INSCRIBED. Signed and inscribed on the ffep in 1960 to Charles Brasefield Chairman of the Physics Department of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. "Professor Charles Brasefield, let the request of George Arnold, it is a pleasure to autograph for you this copy of my..... Read More about Atomic Quest. A Personal Narrative
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, . First edition. An attempt to demonstrate that all the language of thought could really become calcuable like mathematics. Read More about Symbolic Logic and Intelligent Machines
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, 1958. First edition. From Son of Thomas Alva Edison's Library. Copy from the library of Theodore M. Edison, youngest son of Thomas Alva. The important principles and general techniques oif processing data at high speeds particularly for business purposes is the content of this..... Read More about High-Speed Data Processing
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, 1954. First edition. From Son of Thomas Alva Edison's Library. Copy from the library of Theodore M. Edison, youngest son of Thomas Alva. The important principles and general techniques oif processing data at high speeds particularly for business purposes is the content of this..... Read More about Analog Methods in Computation and simulation
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, 1959. First edition. Son of Thomas Alva Edison. Copy from the library of Theodore M. Edison, youngest son of Thomas Alva. A broad technical introduction to digital computing systems, especially written for readers with engineering backgrounds and others familiar with electrical circuits and apparatus..... Read More about Digital Computing Systems
Hartford: Published by Cooke and Co, 1831. Read More about Seller Image Conversations on Chemistry: In which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly...
Hartford, (Conn.): Oliver D. Cooke and Sons, 1824. Read More about Conversations on Chemistry; in Which the Elements of That ScienceAre Familiarly Explained and...
Glasgow: Archibald Fullarton & Co, 1835. Third edition. Read More about The Conchologist’s Text-book, Embracing the Arrangements of Lamarck and Linnus, with a Glossary...
London: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd, 1906. First edition. Read More about Tunnel Shields and the Use of Compressed Air in Subqueous Works
Boston: Coral Gables Corp. 185 Devonshire Street, c. 1925. Coral Gables was one of America's first planned communities. Merrick started it, but bad luck led him to his last job as postmaster of Miami where he died in 1942 at 55. Read More about Coral Gables Miami Riviera
New York: 36 Howard-Street. John Reed, Steam Printer, 43 Centre-Street, 1870s. Read More about Cornell & Co.'s Great Gift-Book Sale...100,000 dollars worth of books...to be sold at Lowest...
London: Jacob Ilive, 1746. First edition. Rare Presentation Copy. George Costard (1710-1782) was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, where he became fellow and tutor. One of the earliest writers on the history of astronomy, his “Letter to Martin Folkes” was the first fruit of the research which eventually led to..... Read More about A Letter to Martin Folkes, Esq; President of the Royal Society, Concerning the Rise and Progress...
Hagerstown, Maryland: Crawford, 1893. Read More about The Crawford Manf'g Co., 1893