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Image for Le Bureau Véritas : Registre international de classification de navires &  d'aéronefs. Reglement Aeronautique

Le Bureau Véritas : Registre international de classification de navires & d'aéronefs. Reglement Aeronautique

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, Bereau Verites: 1934

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 1658

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Bereau Verites. Very Good. 1934. Sixth Edition. Cloth. Blue cloth with gilt decor. Bevelled edges. Fading to spine and discoloration of boards. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [xxiii], 479 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for 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

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

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Paris, Allied and Associated Powers: 1935

Seller ID: 2242

Condition: 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; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Ship-Master's Assistant and Owner's Manual [together with] New and Complete Tables of the Net Duties Payable, and Drawbacks Allowed Containing Complete Information, as well to Merchants, Masters of Ships, and Persons employed in the Merchant-Service, as to Officers and others in the Royal Navy, relative to the mercantile and maritime Laws and Customs.

By: N/A

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, David Steel, at the Navigation-Warehouse: 1796

Seller ID: 2532

Condition: Very Good


London: David Steel, at the Navigation-Warehouse. Very Good. 1796. Hardcover. The Seventh Edition, Considerably Improved and Enlarged. Home binding in full calf. (See image). Losses to front fly. Leather burn to fly sheets. 2 engraved plates, including frontispiece. Contains abundant amount of information relevant to merchants and owners of ships. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii; 360; 100 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Embalmers' Aid

By: N/A

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Chicago, Western Publishing House: [1889]

Seller ID: 3625

Condition: Very Good


Chicago: Western Publishing House. Very Good. [1889]. Multi-layered chromolithographic plates on coated stock of Torso, Head, Eye, Ear, Upper & Lower Extremities with inexplicably detailed attention on the Male Genital Organs & 'Female Pelvic Organs.' Wear to corners of locking folder (sans key), else fine, with all movables intact.; Folio; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Supplement to the Encyclopædia, or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature

By: N/A

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson: 1803

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4318

Condition: Good


3 volumes. Illustrated with copperplates. Supplement Vol I: 704p, 26 pl.; Supplement Vol II: 734p, 13 pl. lacking plate 30 and 39; Supplement Vol III: 48p, 566p, iv, 14 pl, lacking plate 40 First Edition. View more info

Image for Encyclopædia, or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature : constructed on a plan by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises or systems, comprehending the history, theory, and practice of each according to the latest discoveries and improvements; and full explanations given of the various detached parts of knowledge, whether relating to natural and artificial objects, or to matters ecclesiastical, civil, military, commercial, &c.; including elucidations of the most important topic relative to religion, morals, manners, and the oeconomy of life : together with a description of all the countries, cities, principal mountains, seas, rivers, &c. throughout the world; a general history, ancient and moder, of the different empires, kingdoms, and states; and an account of the lives of the most eminent persons in every nation from the earliest ages down to the present times; compiled from the writings of the best authors, in several languages; the mo 18 volumes.

Encyclopædia, or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature : constructed on a plan by which the different sciences and arts are digested into the form of distinct treatises or systems, comprehending the history, theory, and practice of each according to the latest discoveries and improvements; and full explanations given of the various detached parts of knowledge, whether relating to natural and artificial objects, or to matters ecclesiastical, civil, military, commercial, &c.; including elucidations of the most important topic relative to religion, morals, manners, and the oeconomy of life : together with a description of all the countries, cities, principal mountains, seas, rivers, &c. throughout the world; a general history, ancient and moder, of the different empires, kingdoms, and states; and an account of the lives of the most eminent persons in every nation from the earliest ages down to the present times; compiled from the writings of the best authors, in several languages; the mo 18 volumes.

By: N/A

Price: $3,800.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson: 1798

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4316

Condition: Very Good


Vol I: 799p, 31 pl. [i]; Vol. II: 799p, 60 pl. Pp 594-600 tear into text without loss; Vol III: 806p, 20pl.; Vol IV. 793p, 26 pl.; Vol V: 807p, 24 pl.; Vol VI: 794p, 22 pl.; Vol VII: 797p, 38 pl. Neatsfoot oil stained pages,; Vol VIII: 800p, 18 pl.; Vol IX: 800p, 31 pl. lacking plate 260; Vol X: 788p, 22 pl.; Vol XI:814p, 19 pl. Several neatsfoot oil stained pages, plate 299 bound in Vol XII on page 78; Vol XII: 799p, 35 pl.; Vol XIII: 799p, 32 pl.Deep neatsfoot oil stains to fore edge, ; Vol XIV: 797p, 16 pl.Initial and last pages with neatsfoot oil stains ; Vol XV: 799p, 41 pl. Several ... View more info

Cours de mathématiques à l'usage des Ecoles Royales Militaires. Méchanique et Hydrodynamique.

By: Abbé Charles Bossut

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Jombert: 1782

Seller ID: 3954


Paris: Chez Jombert. 1782. 463; 106, [i]] pp. 13 folding plates. Recently bound in full tan morocco & housed in morocco-tipped linen slipcase. Title page expertly reinforced; new endpapers; otherwise a fine untrimmed copy.; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Cours de mathématiques à l'usage des Ecoles Royales Militaires.  Aritmétique, Algèbre et Géométrie.

Cours de mathématiques à l'usage des Ecoles Royales Militaires. Aritmétique, Algèbre et Géométrie.

By: Abbé Charles Bossut

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris, Jombert: 1785

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3952

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Jombert. Very Good. 1785. First Edition. xii - 562, [1] pp; 13 folding plates. Heavily deckled edges. Beautifully rebound in ruled full tan morocco & housed in morocco-tipped linen slipcase. Title page expertly reinforced; new endpapers; otherwise a fine untrimmed copy.; Octavo; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

La Libreria di Galileo Galilei

By: Antonio Favaro

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Roma, Tipografia Delle Scienze Matematiche E Fisiche: 1887

Seller ID: 2881

Condition: Very Good


Roma: Tipografia Delle Scienze Matematiche E Fisiche. Very Good. 1887. Wraps. Printed blue wraps with title to front cover and advertisement to rear. Losses to wrapper at spine and rear foredge corner. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 237 x 325 mm; 77 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Florae Berolinensis prodromus secundum systema Linneanum ab illustr. viro  ac eq. C.P. Thunbergio emendatum conscriptus

Florae Berolinensis prodromus secundum systema Linneanum ab illustr. viro ac eq. C.P. Thunbergio emendatum conscriptus

By: Caroli Ludovici Willdenow AKA Karl Ludwig Willdenow

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Berlin, Wilhelmi Viewegii: 1787

Seller ID: 2974

Condition: Very Good


Berlin: Wilhelmi Viewegii. Very Good. 1787. Hardcover. Full vellum with gilt title to green morocco label to spine. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. Seven plates engraved by Happe after drawings by Beyel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 439, [7] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom.

The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom.

By: Charles Darwin

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4345

Condition: Very Good


Half polished calf; marbled boards & endpapers; five raised bands; ruled black morocco label to spine. Three line errata slip facing p.viii. Wear to head of spine & corners (see images), otherwise a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. viii, 482 First Edition. View more info

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

By: Clemms, Heinrich Wilhelm

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Johann Benedict Melzer: 1777

Seller ID: 1224

Condition: Very Good


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. Light unintelligible stamp to title page; loss of one inch of frontispiece.; frontis & 24 folding copper plates; 12mo ; xxviii,452;444 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Annales des Mines, Mémoires sur l'exploitation des mines/Ducets/Tables des  Matieres Et sur les sciences et les arts qui s'y rattachment

Annales des Mines, Mémoires sur l'exploitation des mines/Ducets/Tables des Matieres Et sur les sciences et les arts qui s'y rattachment

By: Dunod, H., E. Pinat, et al

Price: $8,750.00

Publisher: Paris, French Department of Public Works (Ministre des Travaux Publics): 1836-1914

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1252

Condition: Very Good


Paris: French Department of Public Works (Ministre des Travaux Publics). Very Good. 1836-1914. First. Quarter red calf. 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 (188... View more info

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.

By: Edmund Shaftesbury

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Washington D.C, Ralston Universtity Publishing Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2150

Condition: Very Good


Washington D.C: Ralston Universtity Publishing Company. Very Good. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. 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; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Traité des maladies des femmes grosses WITH Observations sur la grossesse  et l'accouchement des femmes WITH Dernieres observations sur les maladies  des femmes grosses et accouchees (3 vols. bound as one)

Traité des maladies des femmes grosses WITH Observations sur la grossesse et l'accouchement des femmes WITH Dernieres observations sur les maladies des femmes grosses et accouchees (3 vols. bound as one)

By: Francois Mauriceau

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Paris, La Compagnie des libraires: 1715 & 1721

Seller ID: 2877

Condition: Very Good


Paris: La Compagnie des libraires. Very Good. 1715 & 1721. Hardcover. 6th edition of volume 1 bound as one with 1st editions of volumes 2 & 3 in full vellum with red page edges. Partial title in manuscript to spine. Previous owner's name excised from top right corner of front free fly. Light occasional foxing. Light intermittent moisture marks.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [x], 556, [xxiv]; [vi], 572, [xii]; 78 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for Le Operazioni del compasso geometrico et militare.

Le Operazioni del compasso geometrico et militare.

By: Galilei, Galileo

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Padua, Frambotto: 1649

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2148

Condition: Very Good


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. Restorations 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. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Theatro del mundo y de el tiempo compuesto por Ioan Paulo Gallucio  Salo[n]ese; traducido de lengua latina en castellana y añadido por Miguel  Perez

Theatro del mundo y de el tiempo compuesto por Ioan Paulo Gallucio Salo[n]ese; traducido de lengua latina en castellana y añadido por Miguel Perez

By: Giovanni Paolo Gallucci

Price: $4,250.00

Publisher: Granada, Sebastian Munoz: c. 1611

Seller ID: 3220

Condition: Fair


Granada: Sebastian Munoz. Fair. c. 1611. Full calf. Full brown calf showing wear all round. Three raised bands to spine. Remnants of label to spine. Gallucci's atlas is the first to make use of Copernicus' catalogue of coordinates, and presents the 48 maps of the Ptolemaic constellations with striking and original constellation figures. Christies. This copy has an additional leaf with four part astronomical dial (for latitude 39) before leaf 100. Also an additional leaf with four part astronomical dial (for latitude 41) before leaf 101, and a two part dial before 102 (for latitude 48)... View more info

Image for Album de Orchidees de l'Europe central et septentrionale

Album de Orchidees de l'Europe central et septentrionale

By: H. Correvon

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Geneve & Paris, Georg & Cie. & O. Doin: 1899

Seller ID: 3103

Condition: Very Good


Geneve & Paris: Georg & Cie. & O. Doin. Very Good. 1899. Spruce colored cloth with gilt title and author to front cover and spine. Wear to head and tail of spine. Wear to hinges and corners. Gutters cracked. 60 plates, 1-59 being attractively colored with plate 60 uncolored and foxed. A clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [xiii], 92, pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Treatises on Brewing by the late James Baverstock, Esq. With notes and an  introduction containing a biographical sketch of the author, and two  papers on specific gravity, including an account of the various  hydrostatical instruments which have been used in the brewery; and on  malting.

Treatises on Brewing by the late James Baverstock, Esq. With notes and an introduction containing a biographical sketch of the author, and two papers on specific gravity, including an account of the various hydrostatical instruments which have been used in the brewery; and on malting.

By: J. H. Baverstock

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, G. & W. B. Whittaker: 1824

Seller ID: 3729

Condition: Very Good


London: G. & W. B. Whittaker. Very Good. 1824. Lacking front cover. First gathering present but detached. Partial title to paper label to spine; losses to spine covering. Previous owner's name inked to blank front fly; previous owners' names inked to top right corner of title page. Foxing throughout. A serviceable copy. ; 8vo ; xxx, [i], 333 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: James Ashton

Price: $1,610.00

Publisher: New York, Wallis & Ashton: 1861

Seller ID: 1592

Condition: Very Good


New York: Wallis & Ashton. Very Good. 1861. An intelligent and liberal explanation of human sexual physiology with 9 surprisingly graphic plates (8 of which are colored, 4 of which are folding) including intricacies of the sexual organs which wouldn't be widely available to the public 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... View more info