London: May 24, 1862. Rare photograph of the London Underground before it opened. "Edgware Road Station" along with... Read More about The First London Underground Trip
Rare books including first editions reated to science, medicine, and natural history. Specializing in Anthropology/Sociology, trade catalogues, birds, and botany.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1922. First edition. Historical accounts of life and travel in India by the noted ornithologist. Wide ranging and well written. Read More about Bygone Days in India
London: W.S. Cairnes for Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1926. First edition. First book on television, signed by Baird. WITH THE FRONTISPIECE PORTRAIT SIGNED BY JOHN LOGIE BAIRD. The first book on television, focusing on the work of the Scottish engineer Baird (1888-1946), who produced the first television image in outline..... Read More about Television. Seeing by Wireless
Boston: Lee & Shepard, Publishers. New York Charles T. Dillingham, 1877. First edition. Printed by the Franklin Press: Rand, Avery, & Co., Boston. A. E. Dolbear (1837-1910) was a physics professor at Tufts College. He was also twice mayor of Bethany, West Virginia. Read More about The Telephone: An Account of the Phenomena of Electricity, Magnetism, and Sound, as involved in...
Boston: Lee & Shepard, Publishers. New York Charles T. Dillingham, nd. Read More about The Telephone: An Account of the Phenomena of Electricity, Magnetism, and Sound, as involved in...
New York: Simon and Schuster, . First Edition. With 1 page review, holgraph in pen by Ashley Montagu laid in. Read More about The Human Animal
London: Printed for J. Norse, 1758. First edition. Dossie was a London apothecary who helped found the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce in 1754. Read More about The Elaboratory laid open, or the Secrets of Modern Chemistry and Pharmacy Revealed: Containing...
Thick 8vo: Baltimore, Published for Operations Research Office. The Johns Hopkins University. Copy 353 of 700. Read More about A Psychological Wafare Casebook
1955. Douglas. Donald Wills Douglas, the second son of an assistant cashier of the National Park Bank, was born in Brooklyn, New York, April 6, 1892, and started his education at Trinity Chapel School in New York City. At the age of 17, Donald Douglas entered the U.S. Naval Academy..... Read More about ANS to Alfred Eisenstaedt Nov. 1955
[London]: The Zoologist, 1894. First edition. The author's second separately published work, an offprint, printed in an edition of "about fifty copies for private distribution". Uncommon. Read More about Contributions to an Avifauna of Baden. [At head of title:] Reprinted from 'The Zoologist' for...
[Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Geest & Portig], 1892. First edition. The first separately published work by Norman Douglas, with his surname misspelled, an offprint limited to “about 50 copies for private distribution” and preceded only by periodical appearances. Written by Norman Douglas following a brief visit to the island of Santorin..... Read More about Zur Fauna Santorins [drop title]. [At head of title:] Separat-Abdruck aus dem »Zoologischen...
Albany, New York: Published by Luther Tucker, June 1846-June 1848. Edwin A. Stevens Copy. Compendium of information about horticulture in America at the midpoint of the nineteenth century, with wood-engraved illustrations touching upon fruit growning, trees, rural cottages, landscape architecture, and more. With a distinguished and interesting provenance: the ownership..... Read More about The Horticulurist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste. Devoted to Horticulture, Landscape...
London: Printed for Sam. Smith & Benj. Walford, 1707. First edition. Read More about Anthropologia Nova; or, a New System of Anatomy Describing the Animal Oeconomy
Harper: Harper & Brothers, No. 82 Cliff-Street. Second edition, with additions and emendations. In 1837, Dr. Draper (1811-1882) took an appointment at New York University; he was elected professor of chemistry and botany the next year. He was a professor and founder of its school of medicine from 1840 to..... Read More about A Treatise on the Forces Which Produce the Organization of Plants. With an Appendix, containing...
[Paris]: . Wulson's treatise on dream interpretation was first published in Le Palais des curieux, Paris, 1646; and later separately under the above title in Paris, 1690. Read More about Traite des songes et des visions nocturnes avec leurs significations. Manuscript in copyist's hand
New York: Pocket Books, 1966. First edition. Studies LSD, rehabilitation, hallucinogens, sedatives, marijuana and heroin and explains the nature of drug addiction and habituation for preventative actions. Read More about Nightmare Drugs
Philadelphia: 1849. A New American from the Last and Improved London Edition. Read More about The Principles and Practice of Modern Surgery...Edited by F.W. Sargent, M.D
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1903. Second edition. "The problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line" Second edition (June 1, 1903) of Du Bois' seminal essay collection marking his break with the accommodationist strategy of Booker T. Washington. "The monumental work was the opening salvo..... Read More about The Souls of Black Folk. Essays and Sketches
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. The Riverside Press, 1920. First edition, deluxe issue. Inscribed "To Anne du Pont Peyton with the writer's love September 1920" Read More about E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company. A History 1802-1902
Cambridge: at the University Press, 1904. First edition. Read More about Studies from the Anthropological Laboratory The Anatomy School Cambridge
Paris: H. L Guérin et L. F. Delatour, 1760. First edition. From the Great French Advocate of the Tree. Important work on the cultivation of trees by this prolific 18th-century polymath and savant (1700-1782), member of the Royal Academy, who published over 100 separate during his prolific lifetime, on a...... Read More about Des Semis et Plantations des Arbres, et de leur culture ; ou méthode pour multiplier et élever...
Paris: Chez H. L. Guerin & L. F. Delatour, 1762. First edition. Read More about Eléments d'Agriculture
Washington, D.C: Published by the Author, 1938. First Edition, one of 2500 copies. Read More about Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries. Their history, makers and uses,...
Northampton: Published by Simeon Butler. J. Metcalf, Printer, 1816. Read More about A System of Universal Geography, for Common Schools