London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1636. Third edition. John Gerard was a 16th-century English botanist... Read More
Rare books including first editions reated to science, medicine, and natural history. Specializing in Anthropology/Sociology, trade catalogues, birds, and botany.
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Philadelphia: Printed for the Author, 1814. His intention in this pamphlet is to show that the seat of earthly magnetic power comes from the center of the earth. The author was from Washington, Georgia.
New York: Abercrombie & Fitch 53-55-57 W. 36th Street, 1913. Everything for the Sporting Set: the Printer’s Copy. Copy of printer E.E. Vreeland, whose firm Vreeland Adverising Press printed this sumptuous Sales Catalogue.In 1913, after moving into Reade Street, which was not a convenient shopping location for women, the store.....
[New York: Abercrombie and Fitch, 1910]. The ultimate one-stop camping and expedition outfitters. With notes by Ezra Fitch on “Secrets of the Wilderness” and “Camping Out”, including five varieties (Canoe, Pack-Horse, Tramping, Forest Cruising, and Automobile Camping). The catalogue is abundantly illustrated throughout.
Paris: vd. Together 44 volumes, 4to. Woodcut vignettes, engraved frontispieces in some volumes, numerous engraved plates, some folding. (Vol. I of Table lacking title-page.) The Académie des Sciences was founded in Paris in 1666 by Colbert as an informal gathering of scholars, who met twice-weekly in the King's library. In...
Haddam Neck, CT: 1825-1856. A Connecticut Shoemaker's Account Book 1825-1856. A wonderful look at a craftsman's life in early 19th century Connecticut. Most of Clark's trade came from mending shoes, for which he averaged 40 cents a pair, his steadiest customers being members of the Brainerd family, an old and...
New York: Basic Books, 1958. Second printing. Inscribed to Burgess Meredith. Inscribed to Burgess Meredith.
Londres: Lo Publica R. Ackermann en su Repositorio de Artes Numero 101, Strand. Impreso por J. Moyes, Grenville Street, Londres, 1825 & 1826. These two volumes are all that were done by Ackermann. Volume II has issues 9 & 10 of Tomo II in some copies but not hereat Vol...
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1830. "Neue, unveränderte Ausgabe". Third (revised) edition (first published 1802 and 1817). The Father of Acoustics. Ernst Florens Friedrich Chladni (1756-1827) was a German physicist, amateur musician and instrument maker. Fascinated by the phenomenon of sound, Chladni estimated the speed of sound and is now famous.....
London: Printed by J. Dillon and Co, for, and Sold by, W. and S. Jones, Opticians, 1799. The Fifth edition, with corrections and additions by William Jones, Mathematical Instrument Maker. George Adams, an English optician and writer of the late eighteenth century, published a wide variety of scientific works, including...
Philadelphia: Published by William W. Woodward, 1808. Fifth Edition, with the author’s last improvements.
Cambridge, Mass: June, 1865. Alexander, 1835-1910, American naturalist and industrialist was the son of Louis Agassiz.
Neuchatel: Imprimerie de Henri Wolfrath, 1845. First separate edition.
London: The Mining Magazine, 1912. One of 3000 copies. Inscribed by Hoover to Adolph Lewisohn. The Herbert Hoover translation of the classic work on mining and metalurgy. This copy inscribed by Hoover to mining magnate Adolph Lewisohn, “To Adolph Lewishon [sic] Esq, With compliments of HC Hoover.” Lewisohn (1849-1938) was...
Osborne: 11August 1855. As Secretary for Prince Albert. Phipps, as private secretary to Prince Albert, responds to the invitation of Gourlie and Anderson to attend the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science as the Prince and the Queen will have just “arrived in the Highlands for...
London: William and John Innys, 1720-24. With preliminaries and titles of both first and second editions.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1926. First edition.
[Chicago: Herald-American, ca.1950]. Rare pamphlet outlining the A.A. program. A rare pamphlet from the early years of Alcoholics Anonymous, written by a midwest newspaper reporter and providing a detailed and positive overview of the program.The pamphlet prints in full a series of six articles written by Elgar Brown for the.....
New York: Orange Judd, 41 Park Row, 1865. Nice copy of a standard American work, first issued under this title in 1849 and in print through the end of the nineteenth century.
Philadelphia: E. G. Dorsey, Printer, Library Street, 1838.
Minneapolis, Minn: University of Minnesota, . First edition. With review by Ashley Montagu. With 2 page holograph review by Ashley Montagu laid in.
ca. 1831-1865. 42 original watercolors. An album of highly accomplished amateur watercolors of flowers — including the double oleander, tiger lilly, China rose, viola, poppy, and tulip.It is very faintly possible that this album represents an early showing of art by a Minnesota seedswoman, Emma V. White, who published seed...
New York: The American Automobile Association, November 1, 1907. First edition. First Publication of the AAA. This is the first publication and first year book of AAA.
London: The Tryon Gallery, in association with George Rainbird, 1971. First Edition, No. 354 of 550 numbered copies.
New York: Printed by G. & E. Waite, No. 64, Maiden-Lane, 1804. Anderson, Alexander. First American edition. The first American edition of a classic work, with the cuts re-engraved (usually in reverse) from the original Bewick edition. Dr. Alexander Anderson (1775-1870) was America’s first wood engraver. Pomeroy identifies the fourth...