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Image for Vintage European portrait of Woman. [Photographic Print].

Vintage European portrait of Woman. [Photographic Print].

By: Anonymous

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Europe:, c. 1880.: 1880

Seller ID: NT0626


Albumen print. 13.4 x 9.2 cm. Mat-board. Jewelry accented in red and gold [hand-colored]. Very good. Possibly by Giorgio Sommer. View more info

Image for Caribbean street scene. c. 1890. [Photographic Print].

Caribbean street scene. c. 1890. [Photographic Print].

By: Anonymous.

Price: $131.00

Publisher: Caribbean:, c. 1890.: 1890

Seller ID: NT0484


Albumen print. 23.5 x 18.2 cm. Mat board; board edges worn, print untouched. Very good. Late 19th century multi-ethnic community, with police officer in middle-ground. View more info

Image for The Home Story-book with Beautiful Illustrations.

The Home Story-book with Beautiful Illustrations.

By: [Anonymous; children's book].

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Lindsay & Blakiston, 1857.: 1857

Seller ID: EG1210


8vo. vi, [5]-183, [1] pp. Hand-colored frontis. by T. P. Rossiter, 6 hand-colored plates, engravings; foxed. Mauve blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; extremities worn. Ownership inscriptions of Stephen Stanton Myrick and his grandson of the same name. Very good. Engravings by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (1818-1871) and engraved on wood by Gilbert & Gihon. Selected contents: Boyhood of Sir Humphrey Davy – Lewis More's Experiments – The Old Grey Cat – Christmas in Germany – The Snow Statue – Conversation about the Boabab – The Poor Man and His Dog, etc. (about... View more info

Society of Chemical Industry in Basle. 1884-1934.

By: [Anonymous]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (Zurich:, J. E. Wolfensberger), n.d.:

Seller ID: S4305LV


318 x 247 mm. 4to. 85 pp. Numerous illustrations, 14 plates (12 color). Gilt-stamped red cloth, dust-jacket; jacket lightly worn at extremities. Slip cover. Fine. RARE. View more info

Image for Wonders of the Heavens: The Stars.

Wonders of the Heavens: The Stars.

By: [Anonymous].

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London:, T. Nelson & Sons, [c. 1880-90].: 1880

Seller ID: RW1295


Series: Wonders of the Heavens. Sm. 8vo. vi, [2], [9]-120 pp. Color frontis., chromo-lithographic title vignette, figs. Original green black- and gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed. Ownership rubberstamp of Chas. R. Fleming. Very good. Rare. Contents include: "General View of the Sidereal World," "The Northern Constellations," "The Zodiac," "Variable and Temporary Stars: Stellar Phenomena," "The Distant Universe: Double, Multiple, and Coloured Stars". View more info

Prof. George Davidson.

By: [DAVIDSON, George (1825-1911)] Anonymous.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: [No place] Reprinted from:, Commerical Record, March 28, 1899.: 1899

Seller ID: Z1175


8vo. [6] pp. Self-wraps; bottom hinge starting, front cover slightly stained. Very good. Pioneer Series. Prominent Men of the Past and Present. Their Services to the City and State. Their Honorable Records. "George Davidson (1825–1911) was an English geodesist, astronomer, geographer and engineer in the United States. Born May 9, 1825 in England, [Davidson] came to the U.S. in 1832 with his parents, who settled in Pennsylvania. He began his career with the United States Coast Survey in 1845, as clerk to Superintendent Alexander D. Bache. He was the author of Coast Pilot of Californ... View more info

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Mecanique Generale. Dynamique et statique du point materiel ; II : Mecanique Appliquee :: Des Percussions ; III : Cours de Cinematique

By: [Mechanics, Analytic - Anonymous]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Paris,, 1893[?].: 1893

Seller ID: S13228


[Spine title: Arts & Metiers :: Mecanique I]. Three books in one [possible 2nd volume not known, but implied by the spine title]. 4to. 208; 324; 542 pp. Numerous mathematical diagrams. Facsimile of original handwritten manuscript. Early quarter maroon calf backed red & black marbled boards; extremities rubbed. Occasional minor tears (some repaired), foxing. Ownership signature of Garde. Very good. THE ENTIRE TEXT IS PRINTED IN MANUSCRIPT FACSIMILE. No person or organization shows their name as being responsible for this deeply scholarly and detailed work on all facets of analytical mechanics.... View more info

La science curieuse, ou traite de la chyromance; Recueilly des plus graues Autheurs qui ont traite de cette matiere, & plus exactement recherche qu'il n' a este cy-devant par aucun autre.

By: [Palmistry/Chiromancy][Anonymous].

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Paris:, Francois Clovsier, 1665.: 1665

Seller ID: S10060


Small 4to. [8], 212 pp. 90 plates; a few short worm tracks, not affecting images, waterstained (upper corners). Original full mottled paper boards, leather spine label; label chipped. Bookplate of ExLib Liechtensteinianis. Very good. RARE. FIRST EDITION. This exceptionally rare book on chiromancy or palmistry, sometimes falsely attributed to Joannes Taisnier, is a complete guide to the interpretation of lines and features on the palms, and divination of fortunes from those features. A second edition (essentially a reprint) was issued in 1667. This work draws from authorities in classical lite... View more info