London: T. Cautley Newby, Publisher. 30, Welbeck Street, 1873. First edition. Slavery in Brazil. Written in English by... Read More about Palmitos. A Novel
N. P: . Contributor's Copy–Honoring Adenauer. From the library of Henry Cabot Lodge who was one on the contributors to this collection. The magazine “Der Spiegel” produced a special issue to honor Chancelor Adenauer on his retirement. This notebook contains facsimiles of the contributions. The contributors are Harold Macmillan, Dwight..... Read More about Abschied Von Konrad Adenauer. 42 Briefe
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..... Read More about ALS to William Gourlie and Thomas Anderson
1843. Rare - the plate for this print remained private and was never used for a published edition. Read More about “A nun and a small peasant girl” entitled "From a Watercolour Sketch by E. Landseer"
New York: Harper & Row, (1964). First edition. This copy is inscribed by the Author, famous WASP columnist, to his sister Corinne , 'sis", Alsop Chubb, "For darling Corinney with much love and infinite admiration, Joe." Read More about From the Silent Earth. A Report on the Greek Bronze Age
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, . First Edition. Read More about Beyond the Ural Mountains. The Adventures of a Siberian Hunter. Trnslated and Adapted by Michael...
[Buenos Aires: 1948]. Inscribed by Péron to Dentist Stanley Tylman. Inscribed on the mount by Perón in Spanish, on December 23, 1948, to the internationally renowned dentist, Dr. Stanley D. Tylman, "in gratitude for his services to Argentina and the friendliness he has shown me with his exquisite delicacy ....... Read More about Portrait Photograph of Juan Péron in his first term of office as President
n.p. [Bavaria? c. 1779?]. The Morawitzky Family of Bavaria. Handsome and beautifully drawn genealogical tree of this noble Bavarian family, whose members of have served for Bavarian Kings and Electors. Theodor Graf Topor von Morawitzky (1735 -1810), whose descent is given here, had a disinguished career as a public servant..... Read More about Manuscript on vellum of the family tree of “Theodor Heinrich von Morawitzky zu Ruednitz aus dem...
London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 1860. First edition. Read More about Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the Confines...
Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1977. First edition. Inscribed by the Beale, who was ambassador to the US from Australia during the Kennedy administration, "for dear Jane [Engelhard] / with affectionate regards / from Howard Beale / Nov. 24 '77" Read More about This Inch of Time
Vienna: Bey Tendler und von Manstein, 1827. Read More about Alphabetisch-topographisches Postreise-Handbuch für den Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaat, nebst...
[Austria: 1864-1877]. Manuscript Chronicle of Hunting in the Tirol. Manuscript chronicle of hunting in the Jagdbezirk (district) of Gerlos in the Zillertal south west of Kitzebühl in the Austrian Tirol, including discussion of the boundaries and characteristics of the area, historical remarks and a review of the large and small..... Read More about Jagd-Cronik von Gerlos [Cover title.] Autograph Manuscript Hunting Chronicle, Gerlos im...
[Reichenberg, Bohemia: July 1875]. A large and elaborate testimonial from the notables of the Bohemian town of Reichenberg (today Liberec in the Czech Republic) extending formal condolences to Maria Anna of Savoy, consort of Ferdinand I (1793-1875), who was ruler of Austria Hungary from 1835 to 1848. Following his abdication..... Read More about Calligraphic Testimonial to the Dowager Empress of Austria, on the death of Ferdinand, from the...
Frankfurt am Mann: Verlad der jägerischen Buchhandlung, 1790. Third part. War with Turkey. The continuation of the military history of the Russian and Austrian war on Turkey. Read More about Geschichte des gegenwartigen Kriegs zwischen den vereinigten Herren Oesterreichs und Russlands,...
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: George Virtue, 1838. The First Edition. Read More about The Waldenses or Protestant Valleys of Piedmont, Dauphiny, and the Ban de la Roche
London: John W. Parker and Son West Strand & Longmans, Green, 1854 & 1876. Read More about Charicles Illustrations of the Private Life of the Ancient Greeks WITH: Gallus or Roman Scenes of...
Brussels: Editions Pro Temporare, 1939. Number 4 of 5 copies printed on Japon Nacré. One of 5 copies, with original leaf of manuscript. With an original leaf of manuscript by Emile Léon Posschelle for his “Mater Beata” included in this work. Also a card reading “Avec les Remerciements des Editions..... Read More about Les Sculpteurs S. M. la Reine Elisabeth; Madame Robert Haerens; Alfred Courtens. Tome IX....
Mannheim: Kurpfalz Regierungsrath … F. Stamm, 27 April 1784. Law regulating the permissible peals of bells in the territory, the May-Peal, ringing of the bells in thanks after the end of storms, and prohibiting others. Read More about Kurpfalz. Regierungsrath, Mannheim. Ordinance governing Bell-Ringing] Von Gottes Gnaden Wir Carl...
Akron Ohio: The Werner Company, . Massive memorial volume to the great German statesman Otto von Bismarck. Read More about Bismarck-Denkmal für das Deutsche Volk. [And:] Unseres Bismarck Heimgang. Ein Trauertag...
New York: c. 1943]. A fine portrait of Armenian-born Kelekian (1868-1951), one of the most important art/antiquites dealers of the modern era. Known to his peers as the "dean of antiquities", Kelekian's connoisseurship of the ancient art of the Near East opened the eyes of many Americans to a heritage..... Read More about Portrait of Dikran G. Kelekian
London: Chapman and Hall, 1860. New edition. A classic account, parts of which are still being reprinted in sporting anthologies. Read More about Chamois Hunting in the Mountains of Bavaria and in the Tyrol
Hanover: Gebrüder Hahn, 1807. From the Library of Tsar Alexander II. A book in Planck’s multi-volume history of the Papacy, in his Geschichte der christlich-kirchlichen Gesellschafts-Verfassung (published 1803-9), with Imperial Russian provenance, here repurposed into a book safe. Read More about Geschichte des Pabstthums in den abendländischen Kirchen von der Mitte des neunten Jahrhunderts...
c. 1923. STONE & WEBSTER CO. IN BRAZIL. A collection of photos of mostly local scenes, as well as construction projects and employees of Stone & Webster Co., and subsidiary, and Brightman & Co., Inc. Photos include William T. McCaskey and Mayor of Codo on mule; handcars transporting passengers and..... Read More about Photograpas: photograph album of local scenes and construction projects in various towns, in Brazil
Paris: Librairie Renouard, 1928. Second edition. Read More about L'Art Chrétien Son Dévoloppement Iconographique des Origines à Nos Jours
London: The Illustrated London News, 1897. Read More about Her Majesty's Glorious Jubilee 1897