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1 ALLIBONE, S. Austin; KIRK, John Foster. A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, Living and Deceased, from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century. [with:] A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors by John Foster Kirk.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (1886-98). 1886 
5 volumes. Large 8vo. Indexes. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; extremities rubbed, some volumes water-stained, some hinges cracked, but still strong. Bookplates of the Burndy Library. Very good. A valuable annotated biographical dictionary. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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2 BERCOVICI, Alfred. That Blackguard Burton!
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1962. 1962 
8vo. 284 pp. Green cloth boards, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed, edge worn, else Very good. Novelized biographical account. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton; The Story of Her Life. Told in part by herself and in part by W.H. Wilkins., BURTON, Isabel Lady; W.H. WILKINS.
3 BURTON, Isabel Lady; W.H. WILKINS. The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton; The Story of Her Life. Told in part by herself and in part by W.H. Wilkins.
New York: Dodd Mead, 1897. 1897 
8vo. xv, 374; vii, [3], 375-778 pp. 2 frontispieces, plates, index. Black cloth with four blue ribbed lines, gilt-stamping, incl. Burton’s sig. on covers; joints reinforced with kozo, corners worn. Small address labels (2) and signature of John S. Mayfield, Syracuse University. Good. 
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4 DODGE, Walter Phelps (1869-1931). The Real Sir Richard Burton.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1907. 1907 
Small 8vo. 240 pp. Frontispiece, index. Original black blind and gilt-stamped cloth, t.e.g.; extremities rubbed. Bookplate of Felix O. Matton. Very good. First edition. The author was a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and member of the Sons of the Revolution, the Reform and Wellington Clubs of London. First Edition. 
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5 FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Des Herrn Benjamin Franklins Esq. Briefe von der Electricität. Aus dem Engländischen Ubersetzet Nebst Anmerkungen von J. C. Wilcke.
Leipzig: Gottfried Kiesewetter, 1758. 1758 
8vo. [26], 354 pp. Engraved frontis. , engraved title vignette, engraved initials, engraved head & tail pieces; foxed. Original red leather spine, boards, early ms. on spine; extremities rubbed. Early bookplates of Albert Friedrich May, & Lt. Col. May. Very good. RARE. FIRST GERMAN EDITION. "Franklin's most important scientific publication. " Norman 830 (first English edition). A vital work that represents a historic publication in the literature of electricity. "The most dramatic result of Franklin's researches was the proof that lightning is really an electrical phenomenon. " Printing and the Mind of Man 199 (1st ed. , 1751). There are two known states of the first German edition: with an erratum on p. 354, and without. This copy does not have the erratum. This edition not in BM Readex; Norman; Poggendorff; Brunet; Lowndes. First Edition. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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6 GÜNTHER, Siegmund. Geschichte der Anorganischen Naturwissenschaften im Neunzehnten Jahrhundert.
Berlin: Georg Bondi, 1901. 1901 
Thick 8vo. xix, 984 pp. 16 fine portrait plates, index. Original gilt stamped maroon cloth, gilt spine; spine ends & corners a bit worn, inner hinge cracked. Very good. SCARCE. Includes portraits of Helmholtz, Bessel, Gauss, Faraday, Liebig, Bunsen, etc. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 LOVELL, Mary S. A Rage to Live; a Biography of Richard & Isabel Burton.
New York: W.W. Norton, 1998. 1998 
8vo. xvii, 910 pp. Plates, index. Cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket. Very good. Based on a new discovery of letters written by Isabel Burton (previously thought burned), etc. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 MIELI, Aldo. Gli Scienziati Italiani dallinizio del Medio evo al Nostri Giorni. Repertorio Biobibliografico Diretto da Aldo Mieli, Volume 1 Parte 1 [+ Parte II].
Roma: Dott. Attilio Nardecchia Editore, 1921, 1923. 
2 vols. 285 x 196 mm. 8vo. viii, 234, [2]; [2], 235-464, [1] pp. Fig., index. Original printed wrappers; extremities with some minor discoloration. Very good. Includes the sections on Luca Ghini, Leonardo Fibonacci, Antonio Cocchi, Vannoccio Biringuccio, Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli, Antonio Piccone, Giuseppe Maria Saverio Bertini, Domenico Cotugno, Francesco Acri, Galileo, Evangelista Torricelli, Michele Rosa, Pierandrea Mattioli, Timoteo Bertelli, Vitaliano Donati, etc. 
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9 STISTED, Georgiana M. The True Life of Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton … Written by his niece.
London: H. S. Nichols, 1896. 1896 
Small 8vo. xv, [1], 419, [1] pp. Half-title, frontis. port., bibliographical list; rubber-stamp on title and ffep, lightly foxed. Original turquoise gilt-stamped cloth. Very good. Georgiana Martha Stisted (1846-1903), daughter of Henry William Stisted and Eliza Maria, Burton’s niece. She is the author of the 1897 revisionist biography The True Life of Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton, written as a rebuttal to Isabel Burton’s biography issued in 1893. The Burton family felt her work unfairly represented her singular point of view of her husband; the battle between family and friends or other biographers continued for years. Much more work has been done in studying both Richard and Isabel Burton and thus scholarship has advanced beyond this initial stage. 
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10 TICKNOR, George (1791-1871). Life, Letters, and Journals of George Ticknor. Eighth edition.
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1877. 1877 
2 volumes. 8vo. viii, 524; vi, 533 pp. 2 frontispieces, engraved plate, indexes; photographic frontis. stained. Original mauve blind and gilt-stamped cloth; inner hinges torn, tender, spine ends very worn. Good. One of the plates depicts Ticknor’s personal library room in Boston. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 WRIGHT, Esmond (ed.). Benjamin Franklin: His Life as He Wrote It.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1989). 1989 0674066545 / 9780674066540 
Second printing. Tall 8vo. x, 297 pp. Frontis., illustrations, index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped black spine label. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0674066545 
Price: 4.95 USD
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The Life of Sir Richard F. Burton., WRIGHT, Thomas.
12 WRIGHT, Thomas. The Life of Sir Richard F. Burton.
London: Everett, 1906. 1906 
2 volumes. 8vo. xxix, [2], 32-291, [1]; ix, [4], 14-291, [1], xxv pp. Half-title, 64 plates, index. Some pages mis-numbered. Bound by Zaehnsdorf for Brentano’s, NY, in full maroon calf; some edge wear. Very good. Scarce. Thomas Wright claimed Burton plagiarized his translation of the Arabian Nights from John Payne (1882-84). It is interesting that because both Payne’s and Burton’s editions dealt with sexual imagery and due to strict Victorian obscenity laws, their editions were published under subscription only. “He [Wright] made a comparison of the respective versions of the Nights by Burton and Payne. We know, not only from Richard’s and Isabel’s writings but from the statements of people who met him through the years, that Burton had been collecting manuscripts of the Nights stories and translating them, on and off, for over twenty-five years before he met Payne. So Wright’s claim that Burton had not done his own translation, but had ‘taken from Payne at least three-quarters of his entire work’, is extraordinary.” See Lovell, A Rage to Live, pp. 795-6. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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13 [AGASSIZ] Edward LURIE Louis Agassiz; A life in science
Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1960 hardcover Designed by Adrian Wilson. 8vo. xiv, 449 pp. Illus., index. White cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket. Very good +. 
Chicago:: University of Chicago Press. 1960. hardcover. Designed by Adrian Wilson. 8vo. xiv, 449 pp. Illus., index. White. cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket. Very good +.. 2 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 [BOULTON, Matthew] DICKINSON, H. W. Matthew Boulton.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1937. 1937 
First edition. 8vo. xiv, 218 pp. Frontis., 14 plates, illus., index, errata slip; first & last few leaves lightly foxed. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities rubbed. Very good. First Edition. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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The Life of Captain Sir Richd. F. Burton, F.C.M.G., F.R.G.S. By his wife …, [BURTON, Sir Richard F.] Isabel BURTON.
15 [BURTON, Sir Richard F.] Isabel BURTON. The Life of Captain Sir Richd. F. Burton, F.C.M.G., F.R.G.S. By his wife …
London: Chapman & Hall, 1893. 1893 
2 volumes. Large 8vo. Illustrated with color lithograph, numerous portraits, plates, maps. Original navy blue gilt-stamped cloth with image of a dog over Burton’s grave, etc.; extremities showing a bit of wear, upper joint vol. I cracked and starting, some spotting. Generally Very good. Penzer pp. 308-9. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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16 [DICKENS] John FORSTER. The Life of Charles Dickens. With 500 portraits, facsimiles and other illustrations. Collected, arranged, and annotated by B.W. Matz.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1911. 1911 
2 volumes. Memorial edition. 8vo. xxxiv, 481, [1]; xxvi, 514, [1] pp. 2 frontispieces, numerous plates, index. Original blue blind and gilt-stamped cloth, with Forster's and Dickens' initials in gilt to top boards, t.e.g. Very good. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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17 [EDSALL] AUB, Joseph C. & Ruth K. HAPGOOD. Pioneer of modern medicine. David Linn Edsall of Harvard. Foreword by Paul Dudley White.
[Cambridge]: Harvard Medical Alumni Association, 1970. 1970 
241 x 164 mm. 8vo. xi, 384 pp. 17 photographic figs. on plates, bibliog. of Edsall’s published writings, index. Maroon cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. 
Price: 23.34 USD
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18 [FRANKLIN Benjamin, 1706-1790] HOLLEY, O. L. Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin.
Cincinnati: United States Book and Bible co., 1879. 1879 
8vo. 468, [ads. ] 10 pp. 2 frontis. engravings of Franklin harnessing lightning, engraved plates. Original black stamped decorative brown cloth, gilt spine; spine ends rubbed, small perforated stamp on title. Institutional bookplate & rubber stamp. Ownership rubber stamps (2) of Samuel Grant Oliphant (1864-1936). Very good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 [FREUD] Frank J. SULLOWAY. Freud, Biologist of the Mind; Beyond the Psychoanalytic Legend.
New York: Basic Books, (1979). 1979 0465025595 / 9780465025596 
First edition. 8vo. xxvi, 612 pp. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn, fore-edges soiled. Good +. ISBN: 0465025595 First Edition. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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20 [FREUD] Vincenzo CAPPELLETTI. Freud: Struttura della metapsicologia.
[Roma, Bari]: Editori Laterza, 1973. Signed
Series: Biblioteca di cultura moderna, 746. 8vo. 187. [5] pp. Printed wrappers. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO ROGER HAHN. 
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