Troy, N.Y: Wright, Goodenow & Stockwell, 1808. First American edition (First was printed in Newcastle the preceding year)... Read More about A View of the Nervous Temperament
Rare books including first editions reated to science, medicine, and natural history. Specializing in Anthropology/Sociology, trade catalogues, birds, and botany.
Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, . First Edition. Read More about Recherches Zoologiques dans les Provinces Centrales de l'Inde et dans les regions occidentales de...
Philadelphia: Printed and Published by the Author. William Fry, Printer, 1819. First edition. Read More about A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medecine
n.p: Published by the New Mexico Dept. of Game and Fish …, 1928. First trade edition. Read More about Birds of New Mexico. With contributions by the late Wells Woodbridge Cooke
New York: Automobile Quarterly, Inc, 1962-Summer 1967. Read More about Automobile Quarterly. The Connoisseur's Periodical of Motoring Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow....
Munich: published by the Academy, nd [ca 1773]. First German Edition. The First English Edition of this work was published in 1772. It contains a great deal on agricultural machinery and makes mention of machinery and practices in America as well as in England and the Continent. Read More about The Advancment of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce: or Descriptions of the Useful Machines and...
London: 30th May, [1876?]. Writing of his disappointment that the printer had not yet sent the proof of his Education article and worrying that it might be late. Bain was the author of several books including “Logic” and “Mind and Body” and “Senses and the Intellect.” He founded the periodical..... Read More about ALS to [Edward L.Youmans], the Editor of "Popular Science Monthly."
London: The Bombay Natural History Society, 1908. First Edition, one of 1200 copies. Read More about The Indian Ducks and Their Allies
London: Witherby and Co, 1913. First Edition. Intended as a guide for the sportsman as well as the specialist, the volume forms a scarce companion to Baker’s Indian Ducks and Their Allies. Read More about Indian Pigeons and Doves
Philadelphia: The Edgell Company, 1907. First edition. With a compliments card from S.M. Vauchain laid in. Read More about History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works 1831-1907
London: Thos. de la Rue & Co., Bunhill Row, 1880. First edition. Irsish geologist, son of Robert Ball to whom this book is dedicated. He was part of the Geological Survey of India in 1864 -1881. Read More about Jungle Life in India; or the Journeys and Journals of an Indian Geologist
Cambridge. Mass, U.S.A: Printed for the Museum, April, 1914. Offprint. Read More about Notes on a Collection of Birds from Yunnan. Offprint from Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative...
New York: Office & Warehouse 99 John Street, 1880. Barbed wire was first invented in the late 1860s and became an indispensible tool for homesteaders in the settlement of the west. An early and large promotional piece for one of the better known manufacturers, whose wire was easily recognizable by..... Read More about The Barb Wire Herald ... Iowa Barb Wire Co. Sole Manufacturers of Burnell's Patent Four-Pointed...
[np]: Daniel Moreau Barringer, 1916. First edition. Inscribed to His Son. Flyleaf inscribed by Barringer' to his son Richard on 3 May 1922 on his 13th birthday Daniel Moreau Barringer (1860 - 1929) is best known for being the first person to prove the existence of a meteorite crater on..... Read More about Some Rules of Conduct for my Children and their Children
Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton was an English organic chemist and Nobel Prize laureate for 1969. Read More about Photos. 1. 2 x 2 inches with card with complients card wityh "best wishes 1.10.73." in...
Boston: Wright & Ditson Retail Store: 344 Washington Street (nera Milk Street). Wholesale Store: 95 Pearl Street, 1895. A rare trade catalogue of 19th-century baseball gear, profusely illustrated with wood-engravings of products offered by Wright & Ditson -- including Spalding bats and mitts, catcher's masks, bases, shoes, uniforms and caps..... Read More about Illustrated Catalogue of Base Ball Goods and Uniforms. Wright & Ditson
London: 20 Queen Anne Street, 11 March 1879. Founder of Neurology in England. Asking after Youmans following his accident, noting that he had tried to reach Youmans when he was in England but found that he had left the day before. Writing that he had he no photograph of Clifford..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "H. Carlton Bastian"
Washington: GPO, 1907. First edition. Read More about Birds of California in Relation to the Fruit Business. Part I
New York: William Wood and Company, 1880. Beard's significance in his field derives from his argument for the methodical study of neurosis, his efforts to end social condemnation of its sufferers, and his understanding of the connections between mental illness and social organization. Although some viewed Beard as a charlatan..... Read More about A Practical Treatise on Nervous Exhaustion (Neurasthenia), its Symptoms, Nature, Sequences,...
San Francisco: November 1955. Builder Steve Bechtel to Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. One of the most influential and beloved men in the engineering and construction industry, the man who as head of the family's Bechtel Corporation built the first nuclear plant to produce electricity (a FORTUNE article on him was titled..... Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt
Bristol: J.B. Becket [et. al.], 1773. First edition. "Several Persons in this City, who have lately furnished themselves with Electrical Machines, have repeatedly desired me to give them a few plain Directions for the Use and Management of it — to put them in a Method of adjusting the Apparatus..... Read More about An Essay on Electricity, containing a series of experiments introductory to the study of that...
Berkeley, Calif: Howeel-North, 1958. First edition, Number 505 of the Clear Board Edition, Signed by Both Authors. Read More about Narrow Gauge in the Rockies
[Lower Basildon, Reading, Berk.]: World Pheasant Association, . Special leather-bound edition, Number 19 of 50 copies. Read More about Pheasant Jungles
New York: Published under the Auspices of the New York Zoological Society by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931. Read More about Pheasants, their Lives and Homes
New York: Published under the Auspices of the New York Zoological Society by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1936. First one volume edition. Read More about Pheasants, their Lives and Homes
New York: Published under the Auspices of the New York Zoological Society by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1936. Read More about Pheasants, their Lives and Homes