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1 Convention portant reglementation de la navigation aerienne en date du 13 octobre 1919. Convention relating to the regulation of aerial navigation dated 13th October 1919. Convenzione per il regolamento della navigazione aerea in data del 13 ottobre 191
Paris Allied and Associated Powers 1935 Hardcover Very Good 
Original printed wraps, parallel texts in French, English, and Italian printed in 3 columns. Light wear to wraps.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages 
Price: 110.00 USD
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2 Le Bureau Véritas : Registre international de classification de navires & d'aéronefs. Reglement Aeronautique
Paris Bereau Verites 1934 Sixth Edition Cloth Very Good 
Blue cloth with gilt decor. Beveled edges. Fading to spine and discoloration of boards. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [xxiii], 479 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Calle, La, Abbé de Leçons élémentaires d'Astronomie Géométrique et Physique.
Paris Freres Guerin 1766 Full Calf Very Good Illustrated by Nine engraved folding plates. 
Mid nineteenth century amateur calf repair. Front fly, title & boards detached, text block otherwise tightly bound. One-half sq. inch inch loss from title page at lower gutter not effecting text. ; Mid nineteenth century crude calf repair. Front fly, title & boards detached, text block otherwise tightly bound. ; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 Charles Darwin On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection Or The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life
New York D. Appleton & Company 1871 Fifth Edition Hardcover Very Good 
5th edition. This edition contains first usage of the term "survival of the fittest" as part of ch. 4 title. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 447, [viii] pages 
Price: 600.00 USD
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5 Clemms, Heinrich Wilhelm Mathematisches Lehrbuch, oder vollstandiger Auszug aus allen so wohl zur reinen als angewandten Mathematik gehorigen Wissenschaften : nebst einem Anhang oder kurzen Entwurf der Naturgeschichte und Experimentalphysik
Stuttgart Johann Benedict Melzer 1777 Full bleached pig Very Good 
light unintelligible stamp to title page; loss of one inch of frontispiece; lacking clasps ; Two parts in one volume. Gottfr. Eichler's frontis of a female scholar engraved by Jacob Andreas Fridrich. 24 folding plates; blind stamped pigskin binding. Owners' names; one name excised from foot of frontis, lacking clasps. ; frontis & 24 folding copper plates; 12mo ; xxviii,452;444 pages 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Annales des Mines, Mémoires sur l'exploitation des mines/Ducets/Tables des Matieres Et sur les sciences et les arts qui s'y rattachment, Dunod, H., E. Pinat, et al
6 Dunod, H., E. Pinat, et al Annales des Mines, Mémoires sur l'exploitation des mines/Ducets/Tables des Matieres Et sur les sciences et les arts qui s'y rattachment
Paris French Department of Public Works (Ministre des Travaux Publics) 1836-1914 First Quarter red calf Very Good 
Approximately 151 volumes uniformly bound in a very attractive, yet sturdy quarter red calf for J.M.B. (at foot of spine) about 1920. Numerous fold-out plates. All volumes remarkably supple & durable without the expected defects. ; Includes Decrets, Memoires, Indices; 8vo ; Ducrets: Vol. I (1862) - vol. X (1871) Sixieme Serie (complete - 10 )Vol. I (1872) - vol. III (1874), IV, V, VI + VII, VIII + vol. IX (1880), X (1881) Septieme Serie (complete - 10)Vol. I (1882) - vol. VI (1887) + vol. VIII (1889) - vol.X (1891) Huitieme Serie (8 volumes)Vol. I (1892) - vol. X (1901) Neuvieme Serie (complete -- 10)Vol. I (1902) - vol. X (1911) Dixieme Serie (complete -- 10)Vol. I (1912), II (1913), III (1914) Onziemie Serie (3 volumes)Memoires: Vol. I, II (1862) - vol. III, IV (1863) + vol. IX, X (1866) - vol. XI, XII (1867)Vol. XV, XVI (1869) - vol. XVII, XVIII (1870) - vol. XIX (1871) SixiemeSerie (13 volumes)Vol. I, II (1872) + vol. IV, V (1874) - vol. VI (1874), VII(1875) - vol. IX, X (1876) Vol. XI, XII (1877) - vol. XIII, XIV (1878) + vol. XVIII(1880) + vol. XIX, XX (1881) (15 volumes) SeptiemeSerieVol. I (1882) + vol. III, IV (1883) - vol. V, VI (1884) -vol. VII, VIII (1885) + vol. XI (1886) Vol. XII (1887) - vol. XIII, XIV(missing) (1888) + XV, XVI (1889) - vol. XVII, XVIII (1890) - vol. XIX, XX (1891) Huitieme Serie (16 volumes)Vol. I, II (1892) - vol. III, IV (1893) - vol. V, VI (1894) - vol. VII, VIII (1895) Vol. IX, X (1896) Vol.XI, XII (1897) - vol. XIII, XIV (1898) - vol. XV, XVI (1899) Vol. XVII, XVIII (1900) +vol. XIX, XX (1901) (20 volumes - complete) Neuvieme SerieVol. I, II (1902) - Vol. III (1903) + vol. V (1904) vol. VIII (1905), IX , X (1906) + vol. XI (1907), vol. XII (1908), XIII(1908), XIV (1908), XV, XVI (1909) + vol.XVII, XVIII (1910), vol. XIX, XX (1911) (17 volumes) Dixieme SerieVol. I, II (1912), III (1913) Vol. IV (1913) + vol. V (bound to VI) VI (1914, misprinted in book as 1919) (6 volumes) Onzieme SerieMemoires 7th series, Vol II has a duplicate. Tables des Matieres1862 - 18811882 - 19011902 - 1911Please note this set will require substantial additional postage 
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7 Edmund Shaftesbury Book of the Psychic Society. A Study of the Fourteen Unseen Powers that Control Human Life and containing Immortality. A Sceintific Demonstration of Life after Death.
Washington D.C Ralston Universtity Publishing Company 1908 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
A nice clean copy without owners names or other defacements spne printed in gilt with red and silver decor. Corners worn otherwise bright & clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 300.00 USD
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8 Eustachius, Bartolomaeus De Ontleedkundige Plaaten van B.Eustachius, met eene verklaaring [verklaring] derzelve, vervaardigd onder toezicht van A.Bonn. Hoogleraar in de Ontleed- en Heelkunde aan de Doorlugtige School te Amsterdam.
Amsterdam J.B. Elwe 1798 
47 plates on 41 sheets. An untrimmed copy in the original wraps; lacking front wrap and free fly. ; Folio 10x16.5 in; 257x415mm 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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9 Fox, Joseph The Natural History and Diseases of the Human Teeth
London E. Cox & Son 1814 Second Edition, Enlarged Good 
(x),100,179p. 23 engraved plates. 28x23cm, full c. 1940 black buckram; bookplate of Benjamin Ackerman to front pastedown; some prefatory pages document-taped; lacks explanatory text for final plate; otherwise very good.; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 2600.00 USD
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10 Galilei, Galileo Le Operazioni del compasso geometrico et militare.
Padua Frambotto 1649 Third Edition Paper-Covered Boards Very Good Illustrated by Folding Plate 
Untrimmed gatherings bound in early nineteenth century paper covered boards retaining original sewing. One folding plate. Professional restorations to edges of Title & Dedication leaves not affecting text. Resorations to Preface leaf with replacement of four letters on recto and six letters of verso. Do not hesitate to request additional images. ; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 5300.00 USD
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11 Gassendi, Petrus. (Tychonis Brahei & Nicolai Copernici) Tychonis Brahei, equitis dani, Astronomorum Coryphaei, Vita. Accessit Nicolai Copernici, Georgii Peurbachii, & Joannis Regiomontani, astronomorum celebrium, vita.
The Hague 1655 Second (corrected) edition Hardcover Good 
Full sheep with embossed celestial angles. Lacks frontis portrait; light moisture mark pp.131-232 (see final image); chip to head of spine; lacking corner to index page not affecting text; otherwise Very Good. Includes bright engraving of Copernicus as frontis to his vita. Half title in red and black. Painted edges. Contains unpaginated double page plate " tabula ascensionum rectarum" loosely inserted between p. 176-177. Floriated initials; woodcut illustrations. ; Octavo; LX, 373, [11] pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 1830.00 USD
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12 George Hartman The Family Physitian, or a Collection of Choice, Approved & Experienced Remedies for the Cure of almost all diseases incident to Humane Bodies, whether internal or external, useful in families, and very serviceable to country people. containing some hundreds of considerable receipts and secrets of great value, with observations of great cures: together with the true English wine-celler, and the right method of making the English-wines, or Metheglin . In a Rowfant binding.
London Richard Wellington 1696 First Very Good 
"... with a collection of the choicest and safest cosmetick remedies for preserving the beauty and complection of ladies, never before publish’d." Bound in full burgundy morocco about 1910 by the ephemeral Rowfant bindery. Chips to head of spine; light foxing throughout; tear from folding frontispiece of distilling apparatus (not affecting image); otherwise very good.; Duodecimo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 2880.00 USD
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13 J. A. (Jean-Andre) de Luc Recherches sur les modifications de l'atmosphère. Contenant l'histoire critique du baromètre et du thermomètre, un traité sur la construction de ces instrumens, des expériences relatives à leurs usages, et principalement à la mesure des hauteurs, et principalement à la mesure des hauteurs et à la correction des réfractions moyennes. Four volume set.
Paris Duchesne 1784 Nouvelle Hardcover Very Good 
Early to mid-nineteenth century green cloth binding for the Bibliothek des Techn. Militär Comité with their deaccession stamp. A little used, sound, crisp and clean set. xvi, 296, vii, 336, viii, 334, vii, 367 (1) pp. with 7 folded engraved plates.; 8vo 
Price: 700.00 USD
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14 J. Suydam Knox, D.W. Graham, J. E. Owens A Manikin of Superimposed Diagramatic Plates showing thoroughly the Embalmers' Anatomical Guide: Anatomy of the System & paying Particular attention to Blood-Circulation. Designed to Assist in Embalming Operations, Reference & Demonstration. Constructed under the supervision of J. Suydam Knox, M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago, D.W. Graham, M.D., Cook County Hospital & Presbyterian Hospital, J.E. Owens, M.D., Chicago Medical College & St. Luke’s Hospital.
Chicago Western Publishing House [1889] Very Good 
Multi-layered chromolithographic plates on coated stock of Torso, Head, Eye, Ear, Upper & Lower Extremities, Male Genital Organs (in all phases), Female Pelvic Organs. Wear to corners of folder, else fine, with all movables intact. ; Folio 
Price: 2200.00 USD
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15 James Ashton The Book of Nature; containing Information for Young People who think of Getting Married, on the Philosophy of Procreation and Sexual Intercourse; showing how to prevent conception and to avoid child-bearing : also, rules for management during labor and child-birth.
New York Wallis & Ashton 1861 Very Good 
An intelligent and liberal explanation of human sexual physiology with 9 surprisingly graphic plates (8 of which are colored, 4 folding) including intricacies of the sexual organs which wouldn't be publicly available for another hundred years. "The Book of Nature is unparalleled in the accuracy of the information it provides, and is superior even to many treatises written by and for a professional audience on sexual physiology"--Atwater/Hoolihan 164 & S77. This 1861 printing differs from the 1859 edition with a more nubile "unimpregnated female" supplied with a questionable apple replacing her hand-mirror. Enlightened advice on contraception, aphrodisiacs, abortions & "how to avoid child-getting." Blind stamped green cloth with gilt title and gilt cherubic Eros to cover. Moisture markings to gutters (see image) including some loss to fly sheets at gutter. A very early edition of an inexplicitly scarce work.; 12mo 4.25 x 6.5 in; 64 pages 
Price: 1610.00 USD
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16 Jane Goodall In the Shadow of Man
Norwalk Easton Press 2001 Signed Collector's Edition Hardcover As New Signed by Author
Full calf, gilt decor, raised bands, all edges gilt. An as new copy, signed by Jane Goodall; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 250.00 USD
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17 Joel Langelott Sendschreiben an die Hochberühmte naturae curiosos: Von etlichen in der Chymie außgelassenen Stucken, durch welcher Anleytung nicht geringe, bißher aber für unwesentlich gehaltene Geheimnussen wolmeinend eröffnet, dargethan und erwiesen werden
Nuremberg Adam Jonathan Felssecher 1729 Very Good 
AA 3 & 4, BB8,CC3. pp382-406. Recent half-cloth over marbled boards, light browning. 2 plates one of which is folding. 1729 re-issue of 1672 publication. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 26 pages 
Price: 222.00 USD
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Every Man His Own Teacher; or, Lancaster's Theory of Education, Practically displayed; being an Introduction to Arithmetic, writen in thirteen Parts.  To which are annexed thirty-two cards of Lessons to be suspended in the school-room conformably to the Lancaster Plan, John Preston
18 John Preston Every Man His Own Teacher; or, Lancaster's Theory of Education, Practically displayed; being an Introduction to Arithmetic, writen in thirteen Parts. To which are annexed thirty-two cards of Lessons to be suspended in the school-room conformably to the Lancaster Plan
Albany Published for the Author; printed by E & E Hosford 1817 First Edition Hardcover Good 
The whole is calculated for the use of families destitute of a school, for school-masters, and for the amusement of private gentlemen. Lacking rear board & fly; light to moderate foxing.; 8vo ; 520,[ii] pages 
Price: 300.00 USD
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19 Jorge Juan & Gabriel Ciscar Examen Maritimo Teorico Practico, o, Tratado de mecanica aplicado a la construccion, conocimiento y manejo de los navios y demas embarcaciones. Por Don Jorge Juan, Comendador De Aliaga en la orden de san juan, xefe de esquadra de la real armada, capitan de la compania de guardias marinas, de la real sociedad de londres, y de la academia real de Berlin. Edicion Segunda.
Madrid Imprenta Real 1793 2nd Hardcover Very Good 
Full spanish calf; six raised bands; ruled panels with cartouche'd spray; red painted edges; marbled endpapers. Wear to corners, otherwise a supple and attractive copy. Volume 1 of only one published (volume 2 never appeared). Second edition. 14 pull out plates of diagrams at end of book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 626; 14 pages 
Price: 6750.00 USD
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20 Leslie, John. Elements of Geometry, Geometrical Analysis, and Plane Trigonometry.
Edinburgh Ballantyne 1811 Second Improved & Enlarged Ed Half calf Very Good 
xi,500 pp. Half calf lacking spine; otherwise very good. Solid text block. Armorial bookplate of Sir John Francis Davis, front pastedown. Owner's inscription: "Received as a/ present from the/ Author- /JD" front fly.; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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