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301 805
Sturgis, Matthew
Aubrey Beardsley. A Biography.
Overlook Press.
New York, 1999
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
087951910X

Aubrey Beardsley

8vo. 404 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Grey boards, black cloth spine. Yellow decorative endpapers. Black and white illustrated dustjacket with portrait on front panel. Publishers release slip laid in. By his death in 1898 at the age of 28, Aubrey Beardsley had already become known as "a precocious line artist who redefined the limits of black-and-white art. His erotic, decadent illustrations for Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' and the famous journal 'The Yellow Book' set the tone of his style: by turns shocking, facetious and cruel." For this first full-length biography in over 20 years, Sturgis deploys much new material and previously untapped sources. ISBN 087951910X. #805.

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302 2131
Suriano, Gregory R.
The Pre-Raphaelite Illustrators : The Published Graphic Art of the English Pre-Raphaelites & Their Associates with Critical Biographical Essays & Illustrated Catalogues of the Artists' Engraved Works
Oak Knoll Press
New Castle, DE, U.S.A., 2000
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0712346813

Burton, Collins, Collinson, Deverell, Holiday, Inchbold, Prinsep, Ruskin, Seddon, Smetham, Woolner, Clayton, Crane, DuMaurier, Houghton, Lawson, Morten, Pickersgill, Pinwell, Small, Smallfield, Tenniel, Townsend, Watson

4to. 336 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated throughout. Contents: First Appearances of Important Books in the Artist Catalogues. Preface, Introduction: The Pre-Raphaelites and Published Graphic Art in Victorian England, The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Major Pre-Raphaelites (C), The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Pre-Raphaelite Associates (Burton, Collins, Collinson, Deverell, Holiday, Inchbold, Prinsep, Ruskin, Seddon, Smetham, Woolner]The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations in the Pre-Raphaelite Style (Clayton, Crane, DuMaurier, Houghton, Lawson, Morten, Pickersgill, Pinwell, Small, Smallfield, Tenniel, Townsend, Watson, some occasional Pre-Raphaelite Artists), Selected Bibliography and References, Index. ISBN 0712346813. #2131.

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303 2306
Swan, Claudia
The Clutius Botanical Watercolors. The Flowers and Plants of the Reanaissance.
Harry N. Abrams
New York, 1998
4to - over 12" Tall
No Later Printings Indicated.
Cloth Hardcover
Fine, Fine
0810940957



143 pgs, Fine condition green cloth hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked, as new condition. Full color illustrations throughout. Featuring a deluxe assemly of rare and precious botanical art works painted in Holland in the late sixteenth century by artist(s) unknown, they were collected by pharmacist Theodorus Clutius. Originally designed to be used for reference by both artists and dovtors, they have never before been published in this format or to this extent. Contents: Acknowledgements, A Garden of Images: Theodorus Clutius's Painted Herbarium, Plate List, A Note on the selection. Plates: The PLeasure Garden: Flowering Plants, Trees and Shrubs, Succulents; The Kitchen Garden: Fruits and Fruit-Bearing Trees, Vegetables, Herbs and Spices. In the Wild: Water and Waterside Plants, Grasses. Weeds, Fern, Fuubgi, Mosses and Lichens. Flowers by Elias Verhulst (?). Selected Bibliography. Please note: This book is too large for Flat Rate shipping options. ISBN 0810940957. Book #2306.

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304 2453
Taussig, F.W.
The Tariff History of the United States. A Series of Essays.
G.P. Putnam's Sons
New York and London, 
Small 8vo. 7.75 Inches Tall
No Previous Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




vii. 269 pgs. Very Good condition brown cloth hardcover. This is an original 1888 vintage edition, not a modern reprint, covering the period 1789-1887. Light rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, spine ends frayed, first signature loose but holding, binding otherwise quite sound. Owner inscription on front blank F. Hulse, Aug. 1888, steamship, Shelter Island. Content Sections: Protection to Young Industries as Applied in the United States: I. The argument in general, II. Industrial History of the Colonies and of the United States Before 1808, III. The Cotton Manufacture: First factories, enormous growth, introduction of the power loom, IV. The Woollen Manufacture: First factories, growth between 1808-1815, duties between 1816-1828, post 1868, V. The Iron Manufacture: Condition in the colonies, use of coke, invention of puddling in England, discriminating duty on rolled bar-iron, VI. Concluding Remarks; The Early Protective Movement and the Tariff of 1828; The Tariff 1830-1860; The History of the Existing Tariff 1860-1888: I. The War Tariff, II. The Failure to Reduce the Tariff After the War, III. How Duties Were Raised Above the War Rates: wood and woollens duties, copper and steel manufacture, marble. IV. The Tariff Act of 1883: woollen dress goods and cloths, cottons, iron ore, steel rails, copper, wheat, corn, etc. Appendix-Tables: I. Imports and Duties 1860-1887; II. Duties of 1861, and those of 1864 which were retained without change till 1883; III. Duties raised after the war above the rates of 1864, IV. Revenue from internal taxes and from the tariff, 1860-1883; V. Product, imports and foreigh domestic prices of copper 1875-1886; VI. Product, imports and foreign and domestic prices of steel rails 1871-1887, VII. Changes in duties by the Act of 1883. Index. #2453.

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305 1824
Taylor, Jane
Climbing Plants [Kew Gardening Guides]
Timber Press
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 1992
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Glossy Hardcover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0881922218



124 pgs. Near Fine glossy hardcover in Near Fine matching jacket, clean and unmarked. Small 1/4 inch closed tear to edge of rear cover, else no discernable shelf wear. A volume in the Kew Gardening Guides editied by John Simmons. Illustrated throughout with color photos. Contents: Preface, Foreword, Introduction, Climbing Plants in the Wild, Climbers in the Garden, Care of Climbing Plants, Pests and Diseases, Climbing Plants for Greenhouse and Conservatory, A to Z of Climbing Plants [Species listed and described alphabetically], Climbers for Selected Sites and Qualities, Glossary, Bibliography, Acknowledgements, Index. ISBN 0881922218. #1824.

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306 2335
Tehon, Leo R. And Homer L. Jacobs
A Verticillium Root Disease of American Elm (Bulletin 6)
The Davey Tree Expert Company
Kent, Ohio, 1936
9 Inches x 6 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Pamphlet Bound Softcover
Very Good




32 pgs. Very Good staple bound softcover. Owner name and subject category Ulmus-Diseases on front cover, small chip to upper edge of rear cover, otherwise clean, sound and unmarked. Illustrated with black and white tables, drawings, photographs and charts. Historical overview, symptoms, experimental data, effect of treatments, biibliography. #2335.

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307 2444
Thomas Dixon, Thomas Lamb
Prescription Formula for Eye Wash, Rx [Vintage Ephemera]

New York, 


Paper Ephemera
Very Good




Very Good condition vintage oculist's hand written prescription for an eye wash formula, with pharmacist's envelope in which it had been folded, undated, circa early twentieth century. Oculist is Thomas Dixon, M.D. in the Arbuckle Building, 367 to 373 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY. Pharmacist is Thomas Lamb, 84 Livingston St. Brooklyn NY. #2444.

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308 1900
Thomas, Alan G
Great Books and Book Collectors
G. P. Putnam's Sons
New York, 1975
4to - 9 Inches-12 inches tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Good to Very Good, Near Fine




280pgs. Near Fine maroon cloth hardcover with red and gilt title pieces to spine and front board. Jacket is price-clipped, in Good to Very Good conditions with several moderate tears to front and rear edges of paper, jacket is protected in a clear archival removable cover. Very nicely and generously illustrated throughout with color plates, reproductions and photographs. Chapters: Preface, Manuscripts, Early Printing, Bookbinding, The Bible, Early Books in Hebrew, Herbals and Color-Plate Flower Books, English Books with Coloured Plates, Books on Architecture, The New World, Private Press Books, First Editions, Fakes and Forgeries, Great Book Collectors, Acknowledgments for Illustrations, Index. SBN 74-77298. LLC 399-11367-3#1900.

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309 1708
Thompson, Alan Reynolds
The Anatomy of Drama
University of California Press
Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1942
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good, Very Good




xv.414 pgs. Very Good hardcover in Good dust jacket. Book has minimal shelfwear, contents clean and unmarked. Jacket with edge wear and small chips, general smudging to paper, price intact. Chapters: I. The Drama as a Narrative Medium: the varieties of narrative art, drama and fiction, drama and film; II. The Approach to Dramatic Criticism: the process of criticism, the ideal of pure art, the commercial motive, the reforming instinct; III. The Illusion of Reality: identification and detachment, drames and comedies, a classification of plays according to illusion; IV. The Sources of Dramatic Effect: the essentials of production, conventions, plot, emotion and conflict, surprise, suspense; V. Unity: unity of action, unity of the hero, unity of theme, the Greek and Medieval traditions, unity of feeling: the synthesis of incongrueties; VI. Comedy: historical background, the varieties of comic effect, the nature of comic laughter, the high comedy of Moliere, comedy since Moliere; VII. Melodrama and Tragedy: The Three Eras of Great Tragedy, the drama of thrills, the test of logic and the test of emotion, poetic justice versus admiration; VIII. The Dilemma of Modern Tragedy: honesty versus sublimity, the two roads, Eugene O'Neill, tragedy and faith; IX. The Modern Drame: Ibsen, Chekhov and Naturalism, Strindberg and Expressionism, the scope of modern drama; X. Drama and Poetry: the poetry of action, verse in modern tragedy; Appendix: Towards a Working Library, Index. #1708.

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310 2320
Thoreau, Henry D [Compiled By Arthur G. Volkman]
Thoreau on Man and Nature
Peter Pauper Press
New York, 1960
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hardcover
No Jacket, Very Good+




61 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover, no jacket. Light rubbing to corners, clean, sound and unmarked. Selections from the writings of Thoreau as compiled by Arthur G. Volkman are arranged in sections: 1. Alma Natura, 2. Of Aspiration, 3. Orientation, 4. Generation, 5. Mind Prints, 6. Of Courage, 7. Of Health, 8. Relaxation, 9. Re-Creation, 10. Human Faith, 11. The Great Spirit. #2320.

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311 535
Thurber, James
Thurber on Crime. Stories, Articles, drawings, and reflections on the Evil That Men and Women Do.
Mysterious Press, NY. First Printing November 1991.
New York, 1991
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0892964502

James Thurber

8vo. xii. 208 pgs. Fine hardcover in Very Good + jacket. Edited by Robert Lopresti with a foreword by Donald E. Westlake. The author's ruminations on everyday villainy, some pieces appear for the first time in book form. ISBN 0892964502. #535.

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312 1939
Trites, W.B.
The Gypsy
Frederick A. Stokes
New York, 1928
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Third Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good




173pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover, black cloth spine with unusual red and gilt patterned boards. Gilt to front and spine, spine somewhat faded. Rubbing to boards at edges and corners, binding sound. A wealthy married middle aged painter in Andalusia becomes involved in an ill-fated flirtation with his beautiful gypsy model. #1939.

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313 1796
Tullock, John
Growing Hardy Orchids
Timber Press
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 2005
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0881927155



244 pgs, Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Color photos throughout. Contents: Preface, 1. Native Orchid Conservation: One View, 2. General Principles of Hardy Orchid Cultivation, 3. Propagation of Hardy Orchids, 4. Mycorrhizal Associations of Hardy Orchids, 5. Hardy Orchids Through the Seasons, 6. Bletilla: The Ideal Beginner's Plant, 7. A Catalog of Hardy and Half-Hardy Orchids [103 species], Epilogue, Taxonomy of Hardy Orchid Genera, Orchid Selection Guide, Suppliers and Organizations, Conversion Tables, USDA Hardiness Zone Map, Bibliography, Index. ISBN 0881927155 #1796.

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314 1577
Turgenev, Ivan
Fathers and Sons.
The Modern Library
New York, 1950
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Very Good




xviii.243 pgs. Very Good cloth hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Binding No. 8, clean, sound, tight. Very slight rubbing to edges and corners. Jacket No. 21, price intact (1.95), 388 titles listed on inside, small chips and rubs along edges and corners, two inch closed tear (slit to paper) on front cover. Translated by Constance Garnett. Introduction by Herbert J. Muller. #1577.

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315 1449
Turner, Nancy J. And Szczawinski, A.F.
Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms of North America
Timber Press
Oregon, 1997
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Third Printing.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0881921793



4to. xiv.311 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Contents include an introduction, recognizing poisonous plants and their effects, treatment, types of plant poisons, poisonous mushrooms, poisonous plants of wild areas, algae, fungi, lichens, ferns and fern relatives, conifers, broad-leaved trees and shrubs, poisonous garden and crop plants including garden weeds, poisonous house plants and plant products. Appendices include common fruit, vegetable and beveridge plants containing potentially harmful toxins; wild edible plants with potentially toxic properties, common skin or mechanical irritants, honey poisons, milk poisons, some medicinal herbs of questionable safety. ISBN 0881921793. #1449.

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316 2340
Unknown
Photogravures of Nineteen Pictures in the Louvre
Not Stated
Place Not Indicated., 
5.75 x 8.5 Inches
Not Dated.
Hardcover
Very Good


Hautecoeur

Unpaginated. [circa pre-1906] Very Good condition navy blue cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front cover, boards affixed with vintage 3-hole binding technique. Light rubbing to corners. Clean and unmarked but for gift inscription on front blank dated Dec. 21st, 1906. One plate has a one inch closed marginal tear and crinkled corner, image not affected. Nineteen photogravures from artwork displayed in the Louvre, each attributed to "Ed.Hautecoeur, Photo". Contents: The Virgin and Angels (No.1260) Salle VII by Cimabue; Coronation of the Virgin (No.1290) Salle VII by Fra Angelico; The Nativity (No.1343) Salle VII by Fra Phillippo Lippi; The Virgin, Infant Jesus and St. John (No.1296) Salle VII by Botticelli; The Visitation (No.1321) Salle VII by D. Ghirlandajo; The Virgin of Victory (No.1374) Salle VI by Mantegna; The Virgin of the Rocks (No.1599) Salle VI by da Vinci; St. Michael and the Dragon (No.1502) Salle VII by Raphael; La Belle Jardiniere (No.1496) Salle IV by Raphael; Pastoral Concert (No.1136) Salle IV by Georgione; The Entombment (No.1584) Salle IV by Titian; Wedding Feast of Cana (No.1192) Salle IV by Veronese; Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine (No.1117) Salle IV by Correggio;The Adoratio of the Shepherds (No.1721) Salle I by Ribera; Assembly of Artists (No.1734) Salle VI by Velasquez; The Kitchen of the Angels (No.1716) Salle VI by Murillo. #2340.

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317 581
Valentinetti, Joseph
Glint
St. Martin's Press.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0312130821


Signed by Author
8vo. 196 pgs. Fine in Near Fine jacket. SIGNED and dated 10-20-95 by author on title page. Dustwrapper has slight trace of rubbing at corners. Publishers card laid in. Author's first novel. June 1995 first printing. Mystery and suspense follow the questionable acquisition of a legendary rare coin. ISBN 0312130821. #581.

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318 2350
Valentinetti, Joseph
Glint
St. Martin's Press.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition/First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0312130821


Signed by Author
8vo. 196 pgs. Fine in Near Fine jacket. SIGNED by author on title page. Dustwrapper has slight trace of rubbing along edges and corners. Publishers card laid in. Author's first novel. June 1995 first printing. Mystery and suspense follow the questionable acquisition of a legendary rare coin. ISBN 0312130821. #2350.

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319 502
Van Dyke, Henry.
Music and Other Poems
Charles Scribners Sons
New York and Cleveland, 1905
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Second Edition, Revised and Augmented.
Hard Cover
Good




12mo. viii.116 pgs. Good condition hardcover. Green silk cloth with gilt lettering and decorative to front cover and spine. Spine and edges of cloth are sun-faded, light general shelf wear. Front free endpaper absent, occasional tick marks in margins and creasing to top corners of pages. Copyright page October 1904 with 1905 on title page. Contents: Odes: Music, Peaxe, Victor Hugo, God of the Open Air; Sonnets: Work, Life, Love, The Child in the Garden, Love's Reason, Portrait and Reality, The Wind of Sorrow, Patria; Legends: A Legend of Service, The Vain King; Lyrics: A Mile with Me, Spring in the South, Love's Nearness, Two Schools, A Prayer for Mother's Birthday, Indian Summer, One World, Hide and Seek, Dulcis Memoria, Autumn in the Garden, The Message, Light Between the Trees, Reliance; Greetings and Inscriptions: Katrina's SUn-dial, To James Whitcomb Riley, A Health to Mark Twain, A Rondeau of College Rhymes, The Mocking-bird, The Empty Quatrain, Inscriptions for a Friend's House, The Statue of Sherman by St. Gaudens, The Sun-dial at Wells College. #502.

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320 1951
Van Dyke, Henry.
The Blue Flower
Charles Scribners Sons
New York, 1902
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Very Good


Margaret Armstrong, R.J. Weguelin

299pgs. Very Good harcover, decorative binding signed MA, navy cloth with attractive decoration in gilt and green by Margaret Armstrong on front board and spine. Attractive period bookplate with the poem "If thou art borrowed by a friend..." and gift inscription [to Dr. Jno. S. Niles by his nephew Frank L. Niles) on front endpapers. Faint bookstore/druggist's shop stamp (Carbondale, PA) on bottom corner of rear endpaper. Clean, sound and otherwise unmarked. Publication date: October 1902. A series of nine short stories, iIllustrated with color plate artwork by these artists: R.J. Weguelin, F.V. DuMond, Arthur Heming, Howard Pyle, C.K. Linson. Contents: The Blue Flower, The Source, The Mill, Spy Rock, Wood-Magic, The Other Wise Man, A Handful of Clay, The Lost Word, The First Christmas Tree. #1951.

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321 1329
Van Vleck, Sarita
Growing Wings.
Doubleday & Co.
Garden City, NY, 1963
8vo
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine


Sarita Van Vleck

8vo. 128 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean and unmarked but for a faint erasure trace on front endpaper, minimal shelf wear. Jacket has a few tiny edge tears and smudges. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Illustrated throughout with engaging Thurber-esque drawings by the author. "Growing Wings contains a great deal of surprising information about the habits, instincts and behavior of birds, told in a way that subtly conveys their personality through a charming sense of caricature". Sections: the bird year, spring migration, territory, courtship, mating, nest building, fertilization, the egg, incubation, hatching, altricial young, precocial young, independence, flocking, fall migration, winter. #1329.

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322 2417
Vincent, John H. And James R. Joy
An Outline History of Greece
Chatauqua Press, C.L.S.C. Department
New York, 1888
16mo - 4.5 By 6.75 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




204 pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and black C.L.S.C. medallion to front board. Light rubbing to edges and corners, smudge to cloth at upper left corner near decoration, binding sound, endpapers and text clean throughout. Two small ink marks encircle two letters of author name on title page. Illustrated with maps, charts and vignettes of ancient coins, portraits and icons. Prefatory Note and Introduction are followed by twenty-six historical and biographical chapters: The Land and the People, Earliest Greece: The Heroic Age, Earlier Greece: The Homeric Age, Early Greece: History and Tradition, Greater Greece: The Persian Wars, Athen Leads. Age of Pericles, Athens Leads. The Peloponnesian War, Sparta Leads, Thebes Leads, Macedon Leads. Philip's Conquests, Subject Greece. Rome. Byzantium. Turkey, The Men of Early Times, The Men of Greater Greece, The Men of Later Greece, General Review Outline, Pronunciation of Foreign Words and Names, index. #2417.

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323 2102
Vines, Lois Davis
Valery and Poe. A Literary Legacy
New York University Press
New York and Cleveland, 1992
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Hard Cover
Very Good
0814787711



8vo. xii. 217 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering. Shallow waving to paper around pg. 41 due to a transparent waterspot, else clean and unmarked throughtout. Contents: acknowledgements, abbreviations, introduction, the image of Poe inherited from Baudelaire and Mallarme, Valery's view on influence, Dupin-Teste: the Poe connection, Poe, Valery and modern criticism, poetics and poetry, "On Poe's Eureka", conclusion: unity of effect, Afterword: Poe in France since 1945, Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index, about the author. ISBN 0814787711. #2102.

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324 748
Virgil. (C.W. Brodribb)
Virgil. The Georgics in English Hexameter
D. Appleton and Company. Made and printed in Great Britain.
New York and Cleveland, 1926
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good


Maud Reed-Cooper

86 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Green cloth with rubbing to spine edges and corners. Top edge gilt. Gilt decorative border on front board. Made and printed in Great Britain. The decorations to this edition are from woodblocks cut by Maud Reed-Cooper. The original Latin meter is reproduced in English as nearly as the structural differences in the two languages would permit. Books I-IV: Of Crops and Weather. Of Vines and Trees. Of Horses and Cattle, Of Bees. #748.

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325 340
Von Hillern, Wilhelmine and Safford, M.J.
On the Cross. A Romance of the Passion Play at Oberammergau (1902).
Drexel Biddle.
Philadelphia, 1902
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good




12mo. xiv. 442 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Brown cloth with attractive green, black and gilt decoration on front and spine. Light edge wear and light foxing to endpapers. Illustrated frontis. Text clean and sound throughout. Original unrevised version of this Gospel-based drama, much criticized for its potential anti-Judaic interpretation. #340.

Price: 18.00 USD
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326 2409
W.W. Rouse Ball
A Primer of the History of Mathematics
Macmillan & Co. Ltd
London, 1927
16mo - 4.25 By 6.75 Inches
Sixth Issue
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




149 pgs. Very Good condition light green cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, light general smudging to cloth, binding sound, owner name (Helen M Rice) on front endpaper. Occasional neat checkmarks in margins, text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Text is organized into 346 numerical articles with index at the rear. Contents: I. Introductory; II. Mathematics Under Greek Influence: 1. The Pythagorean, Athenian and Early Schools, 2. Development of (Synthetic) Geometry), 3. The Alexandrian Schools; III. The Mathematics of the Middle Ages: 1. The Rise of Learning in the West, 2. Introduction of Arabian and Greek Works. 3. The Arabic System of Numeration; IV. The Mathematics of the Renaissance: 1. Development of Algebra and Trigonometry, 2. Commencement of the Study of Mechanics; V. The Introduction of Modern Analysis: 1. Analytical Geometry, The Calculus, 2. Application to Mechanics, Gravitation, Etc., 3. Extended Use of Analytical Methods; VI. Mathematics of the Nineteenth Century: 1. Introduction of New Subjects and New Methods, 2. Recent Investigations. Index. #2409.

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327 501
Walpole, Hugh.
Reading. An Essay.
Harper and Brothers
New York, 1927
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
November 1927.
Hard Cover
Very Good




12mo. 89 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Lavender gold-flecked boards with slight sunning of spine. Paper title piece intact. Clean and unmarked within. An essay on reading divided into chapters: Reading for Fun, Reading for Education, Reading for Love #501.

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328 2539
Walsh, John Evangelist
POE The Detective. The Curious Circumstances Behind "The Mystery of the Marie Roget"
Rutgers University Press
New Jersey, 1968
Small 4to., 6.75 X10.25 Inches
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good, Near Fine




154pgs. Near Fined black cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, brown endpapers, in Very Good jacket. Clean and unmarked, binding sound. Jacket with light edge wear consisting of rubbing at edges and corners and a small closed tear to top edge of back panel and slight age toning to paper. The author takes us through the steps, miss-steps and redirects during Poe's literary journey in his attempt to solve the mystery of the disappearance and murder of Marie Roget as first published contemporaneously and serially in Snowden's "Ladies Companion".#2539.

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329 2524
Walsh, John Evangelist
Midnight Dreary. Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe.
Rutgers University Press
New Jersey, 1999
8vo, 9 By 5.75 Inches
Second Printing
Hard Cover in Slipcase
Fine, Fine
0813526051



xvi.199pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Edgar-winning Poe biographer John Walsh examines the last days of Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated with reproductions of correspondence, newspaper articals, photos, portraits, documents, medical records and a map of Baltimore contemporary to Poe's last known whereabouts. Contents: Prologue: The Case Reopened, Enter Poe, Enter the Widow, "We Regret to Learn...", Witness Time, Five Last Days, The Sartain Interval, What Mrs. Smith Knew, Suddenly a Tapping, Epilogue: Exit the Widow, Appendix: The Letters of Elmira Shelton, Notes and Sources, Acknowledgments, Selected Bibliography, Index. ISBN 0813526051.#2524.

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330 2526
Walsh, John Evangelist
Plumes in the Dust. Love Affair of Edgar Allan Poe and Fanny Osgood.
Nelson-Hall
Chicago, 1980
8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches
First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
0882296833



163pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good jacket. Clean and unmarked but for a small faint shadow from a former sticker on front endpaper. Binding tight, light wear to bottom edge of spine. Jacket has slight darkening to paper of spine, no chips or tears. Following the text is a very readable and intriguing notes and sources section. Evidence is presented that Poe indeed fatheredf an ill-fated child with Fanny Oagood while he was married to the ailing Virginia Clemm and she to Sam Osgood, inspiring the poem Ulalume. Sections: Prologue: Region of Sighs, Region of Weir, Epilogue, Appendix A: The Oil Portrait of Poe by S.S. Osgood, Appendix B: "Lulin, or The Diamond Fay" by Frances S. Osgood, Notes, Bibliography, Index. ISBN 0882296833. #2526.

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331 2404
Walter Pater [Lusius Apuleius]
The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. Re-Told By Walter Pater from "The Golden Ass" of Lucius Apuleius.
The Heritage Press, Limited Editions Club
New York, 1951
Small 4to., 6.5 x10 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Near Fine


Edmund Dulac

64 pgs. Near Fine condition cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine, clean, bright, unmarked. Rust colored cloth with matching text block edges. Very slight trace of rubbing to cloth at corners. Without slipcase or hourglass pamphlet. Illustrated frontis and five additional full page color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Special edition by The Limited Editions Club for the George Macy Companys, Inc. Recounts the story as first set down by Lucius Apuleius in his "Transformations" (The Golden Ass), re-told by Walter Pater in his novel "Marius the Epicurean". The Prologue: How Marius Came Upon "The Golden Ass". The Story: The Marriage of Cupid and Psyche. #2404.

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332 1911
Ward, Benjamin R.
Arnold's Essay on Wordsworth with Selections from the Poems of Wordsworth
Ginn and Co.
Boston, 1927
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




viii.192 pgs. Very Good green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, minimal external wear to cloth, owner name on front endpaper.Occasional marginalia in light pencil. Forty nine poems of William Wordsworth are critically studied by Matthew Arnold. Introductory material provides biographical material for both. Included are suggestions for study, discussion of certain types of lyrics and questions on the individual poems. Contents: Life and Writings of William Wordsworth, Selections from the Poems of William Wordsworth, Matthew Arnold, Introduction to the Essay on Wordsworth, Essay on Wordsworth, Notes, Suggestions for Study and Questions. #1911.

Price: 16.00 USD
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333 2183
Warloe, Constance
The Legend of Olivia Cosmos Montevideo.
Atlantic Monthly Press
New York, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, Second Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0871135647


Signed by Author
8vo. 316 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine Jacket with upper corners very slightly rubbed. SIGNED, inscribed and dated by author on title page: "Constance Warloe. June 29, 1994. Nhizoni-Walk in Beauty." First Edition stated on copyright page, with number line 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 . ISBN 0871135647. #2183.

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334 561
Warren, Robert Penn
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimipu "The Real People". A Poem by Robert Penn Warren.
Random House, NY. 1983. First Edition thus.
New York and Cleveland, 1983
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Paperback Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good
0394713567



Softbound pb. xii. 64 pgs. Very Good paperback, with very light shelf wear. Clean and sound. A brief history of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce precedes the poem. ISBN 0394713567. #561.

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335 1311
Watson, E.L. Grant (Editor).
Nature Abounding. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Faber & Faber Limited
London, 1951
8vo

Hard Cover
Very Good


C.F. Tunnicliffe

8vo. 384 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, clean and unmarked. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe. An anthology of nature essays by authors including Thomas Hardy, W.H. Hudson, Fraser Darling, Sir John Lubbock, William Cobbett, J.Mills Whitham, Count Keyserling, J.G. Frazer, Ivan Turgenev, Charles Waterton, Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, Gilbert White, Herodotus, Edward Jesse, George Borrow, Adrian Bell, Frank Buckland, Grant Watson, J.P. Jacobsen, Henri Fabre, Edward Carpenter, Havelock Ellis, R.W. Emerson, Edward Thomas, Richard Jeffries, H.M. Tomlinson, R,M, Lockley, Elliot Howard, Ernest Lewis, Jaques Delamain, Joseph Conrad, J.W. Judd, T.G. Bonney, Frances Pitt. H.S. Jennings, Sar Peladan, Anonymous, Traherne, Sir James Jeans, Lowes Dickinson. Essays of extremely diverse nature and science themes are divided by general subject area into four parts: Earth, Air, Water, Fire and followed by an index of authors. #1311

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336 1669
Wellington, Jill and Edna Mae Holm
Fireworks
Stargate Press, Incorporated
Saginaw, MI, U.S.A., 2003
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0972178309



290 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked, direct from publisher. First book of a new mystery series by a mother-daughter team in which homicide detective Webb Harris gains new investigative insights and intuition with the help of a personable-and purple-spirit guide named Samuel. It's up to Webb to learn how to utilize both his new found guide and his growing understanding of a ubiquitous force called synchronicity to solve the murder of the president of a fireworks empire. ISBN 0972178309. #1669.

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337 1213
Whitman, Sarah Helen
Edgar Poe and His Critics
The Americanist Press
Pennsylvania, 1967
Small 8vo.
Facsimile Edition.
Soft Cover, Stiff Wraps
Very Good

Limited Facsimile Edition


Sm. 8vo. 81 pgs. Very Good condition softcover in stiff wraps as issued. Limited Edition of 200 copies, a facsimile of the 1860 Rudd & Carleton edition. The Americanist Reprint Series. An earnest and thoughtful effortt by Ms. Whitman, a colleague of Poe's, to rectify the notoriously damaging and purportedly inaccurate biography written about Poe by Griswold. Clean and unmarked, with the exception of an inscription on the half title page: "Thomas Michael Kane The Americanists!". #1213.

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338 2328
Whittier, John Greenleaf.
Miriam and Other Poems
Fields, Osgood & Co.
Boston, 1871
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




106 pgs. Very Good green cloth hardcover, beveled boards, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine, brown endpapers. Rubbing to cloth at corners, spine ends frayed, otherwise clean and sound. Illustrated with engravings on frontis and smaller vignettes on title page and at "Miriam". A small pressed fern leaf leaf, still present, leaves a ghostly impression on pgs. 88,89 at the start of the poem "A Spiritual Manifestation". Contents: Dedication verse to A.P. Bernard; Miriam; Miscellaneous Poems: Normbega, Nauhaught the Deacon, In School-Days, Garibaldi, After Election, My Triumph, The Hive at Gettysburg, Howard at Atlanta, To Lydia Maria Child, The Prayer-Seeker; Poems for Public Occasions: A Spiritual Manifestation, "The Laurels", Hymn. #2328.

Price: 46.00 USD
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339 959
Wilcox, Collin
Calculated Risk
Henry Holt and Co.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0805030034



8vo. 245pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First Printing. A Lt. Hastings mystery set in San Francisco. The terrifying spectre of AIDS combines with blackmail and murder. ISBN 0805030034. #959.

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340 2516
Zdenek Deyl, Ed., With F.M. Everaerts, Z. Prusik, P.J. Svendsen
Electrophoresis. A Survey of Techniques and Applications. Part A. Techniques. [Journal of Chromatography Library Vol. 18]
Elsevier
Amsterdam-Oxford-New York, 1979
9.5x6.5 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good
0444417214



xiv. 390 pgs+adv. Very Good condition black cloth hardcover with light wear to cloth at edges and corners, else pristine, tightly bound, unmarked. Sections: 1. Theory of electromigration processes (J. Vacik), 2. Classification of eclectromigration methods (J. Vacik), 3. Evaluation of the results of electrophoretic separations (J. Vacik), 4. Molecular size and shape in electrophoresis (Z. Deyl), 5. Zone electrophoresis (except gel-type techniques and immunoelectrophoresis)(W. Ostrowski), 6. Gel-type techniques (Z. Hrkal), 7. Quantitative immunoelectrophoresis (P.J. Svendsen), 8. Moving boundary electrophoresis in narrow-bore tubes (F.M. Everaerts and J.L. Beckers), 9. Isoelectric focusing (N. Catsimpoolas), 10. Analytical isotachophoresis (J. Vacik and F.M. Everaerts), 11. Continuous flow-through electrophoresis (Z. Prusik), 12. Continuous flow deviation electrophoresis (A. Kolin), 13. Prepearative electrophoresis in gel media (Z. Hrkal), 14. Preparative electrophoresis in columns (P.J. Svendsen), 15. Preparative isoelectric focusing (P. Blanicky), 16. Preparative isotachophoresis (P.J. Svendsen), 17. Preparative isotachophoresis on the micro scale (L. Arlinger). ISBN 0444417214. #2516.

Price: 22.00 USD
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341 256
Zola, Emile
Germinal. Histoire Naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous les second empire.
Charles Scribner's Sons.
New York, 1951
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
First Thus
Cloth
Good to Very Good




12mo. xxx.539 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Red cloth. Corners bumped, light rubbing to spine edge. First Printing Thus, with "A" on copyright page. Pencil erasures and ink squiggle on free front endpaper. A few scattered but unobtrusive underlines and notations in text, otherwise clean and solid overall. Edited by E .M. Grant, with an introduction in English and translatory notes at end. Text is in French. #256

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