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Image for Postcard photograph of General Pancho Villa and his wife Corral Vda. de Villa, Luz (1894-1981).

Postcard photograph of General Pancho Villa and his wife Corral Vda. de Villa, Luz (1894-1981).

By: "Pancho" Villa (1878-1923).

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Image dated 1-1-1914.: 1914

Seller ID: GG01753


Image bears the signature of a photographer, W.H.HO[rne]. Co, El Paso, [no.] 600. Four other persons stand behind the couple, including a young boy. "Photograph shows Pancho Villa and his wife, Luz Corral, greeting a group of photographers." – Library of Congress. Photographic print (postcard), gelatin silver, 13.7 x 8.7 cm. Francisco "Pancho" Villa (born Jose Doroteo Arango Arambula; 5 June 1878 – 20 July 1923) was a Mexican Revolutionary general and one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican Revolution. Walter H. Horne (1883-1921), photographer, took this... View more info

Image for The Principles of Bacteriology: A Practical Manual for Students and Physicians.

The Principles of Bacteriology: A Practical Manual for Students and Physicians.

By: ABBOTT, Alexander Crever (1860-1935).

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Lea Brothers & Co., 1895.: 1895

Seller ID: MMRM1390


8vo. 493, [1], [16] (ads) pp. 98 figs., 17 in color, index. Maroon blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; joints and spine ends repaired with kozo, rear endleaf loose. Waterstained, not affecting text pages 1-166; p. 489 margin chipped. Inked owner signature and pencil notes on front paper, "R. Ronald Dettre, 1899". Good. Third edition, enlarged and thoroughly revised. View more info

Image for Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by a Square.

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by a Square.

By: ABBOTT, Edwin Abbott.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pasadena:, Grant Dahlstrom, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: GG01598


4to. xii, [2], 82, [2] pp. Quarter black silver-stamped cloth, decorative boards. Fine. Includes a letter by George Kinney, co-owner of the Castle Press, to well-known cartographer Neal Harlow. View more info

Image for Dedication of Monuments Erected by the State of Iowa, commemorating the death, suffering and valor of her soldiers on the battlefields of Vicksburg, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Shiloh, and in the Confederate Prison at Andersonville. November Twelfth to Twenty-Sixth, Nineteen Hundred And Six.

Dedication of Monuments Erected by the State of Iowa, commemorating the death, suffering and valor of her soldiers on the battlefields of Vicksburg, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Shiloh, and in the Confederate Prison at Andersonville. November Twelfth to Twenty-Sixth, Nineteen Hundred And Six.

By: ABERNETHY, Alonzo (compiler).

Price: $70.00

Publisher: (Des Moines):, (Emory H. English, State Printer), 1908.: 1908

Seller ID: LLV2331


27 cm. 301 pp. 29 plates, including frontispiece, 4 maps. Half gilt and blind-stamped morocco over tan cloth, deckled edges; extremities worn. Good. View more info

Image for The Philosophical History and memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris: or, . . . . The Whole Translated and Abridged, by John Martyn, F.R.S., and Ephraim Chambers, F.R.S. [5 volumes].

The Philosophical History and memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris: or, . . . . The Whole Translated and Abridged, by John Martyn, F.R.S., and Ephraim Chambers, F.R.S. [5 volumes].

By: Academie Royale des Sciences (France), Paris; MARTYN, John; CHAMBERS, Ephraim (translators).

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for John and Paul Knapton. . . , 1742-53.: 1742

Seller ID: SS13441


5 volumes. 8vo. Vol.1: [4], x, 11-456, [16]; Vol.2: [2], 407, [15], 10; Vol.3: [2], 422, [16]; Vol.4: [2], 410, [14], 11-26; Vol.5: [2], 426, [14] pp. The first 10 pages of the "Addenda" are bound at the end of vol.2, pp.11-26 are bound at the end of vol.4. 44 of 45 engraved plates (mostly folding) [I: 17; II: 6; III: 6; IV: 6; V: 9 [of 10] plates [pl. 10, supplied in facs., see p. 422] TOTAL: 44 + 2 folding tables [vol. I]], tables (some folding), addenda, indexes; 2nd wasp plate (vol. V) with small scrape effecting some of the image. Original speckled calf; rebacked and with later en... View more info

Image for Academie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des Instructions Faciles pour apprendre a les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition, Augmentee, & mise en meilleur ordre.

Academie Universelle Des Jeux, avec des Instructions Faciles pour apprendre a les bien jouer. Nouvelle Edition, Augmentee, & mise en meilleur ordre.

By: Academie Universelle Des Jeux.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, n.p., 1763.: 1763

Seller ID: LLV2074


Two volumes. Sm. 8vo. 176 x129 mm. Collation: [-]2, A-Y8 Z4 (Z4, blank); [-]1, A-R8 S2. Pagination: [4], 358, [2 blank]; [2], 276 pp. Title is an insert. Illustrated woodcut [as chapter-title heading], 1 typographic ornament [vol. II chapter-title heading]; paper flaws in margin [vol. I pp.115-118], light spotting, occasional worming (at gutter), one signature loose. Original plain paper wrappers, completely untrimmed. Very good. This enormously popular collection of games was first published in 1717 and went through numerous editions well into the 19th century. Gaming in the eighteenth centu... View more info

Image for A System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry. Volume II [only].

A System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry. Volume II [only].

By: ACCUM, Fredrick. [showing as spelled on title] [Frederick] [Friedrich Christian Accum] (1769-1838).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for the Author, 1803.: 1803

Seller ID: SS13442


8vo. [iv], xxvii, [1], 360, xxxi, [1] pp. 4 engraved plates of apparatus (Plate II acts as frontispiece, all plates are unnumbered), index. Crudely rebound in quarter calf, marbled paper over old boards. Armorial bookplate of Aske's Boy School, Haberdasher's Livery Company. Ownership signature on title of Jas. Law Jones, "rec'd from Messrs. Rickers staff & Jones – 15 Sept. 1803". Scarce. First edition, vol. II only. With added paper (laid in): A Manual of Analytical Mineralogy. Review. Quarterly Review, 1809. 9 pp. pp. 153-161. "This clearly written and well organized book ... View more info

Image for Old Age in the New Land; The American Experience Since 1790.

Old Age in the New Land; The American Experience Since 1790.

By: ACHENBAUM, W. Andrew (b. 1947).

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979.: 1979

Seller ID: MMRM1391

ISBN: 080182107X


Second printing. 8vo. xii, [2], 237, [1] pp. 18 tables, 8 illus., index. Brown gilt-stamped cloth. Near fine. ISBN: 080182107x View more info

Image for Medicine & Ethnology; Selected essays [by] Erwin Ackerknecht. Edited by H. M. Koelbing and H. H. Walser.

Medicine & Ethnology; Selected essays [by] Erwin Ackerknecht. Edited by H. M. Koelbing and H. H. Walser.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin H. (1906-1988).

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins Press, 1971.: 1971

Seller ID: PW1003

ISBN: 0801813077


8vo. 195, [1] pp. Index. Blue gilt-stamped cloth. Very good. ISBN: 0801813077 Garrison and Morton 6467.2. View more info

Image for Malaria in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1760-1900.

Malaria in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1760-1900.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin H. (1906-1988).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins Press, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: PW1002


Series: Supplements to the Bulletin of the History of Medicine, no. 4. 25.1 cm. viii, 142 pp. figs., 5 folding maps. Original Light blue printed wrappers; wrapper extremities slightly chipped. Good +. Rare. First edition. Ackerknecht's first published work, Malaria in the Upper Mississippi Valley traces the rise of Malaria as a serious health problem in the United States. First Edition. View more info

Image for Therapeutics; From the Primitives to the 20TH Century; with an Appendix: History of Dietetics.

Therapeutics; From the Primitives to the 20TH Century; with an Appendix: History of Dietetics.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin Heinz (1906-1988).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York:, Hafner Press, 1973.: 1973

Seller ID: MMRM1074


8vo. x, 194 pp. Index. Burgundy gilt-stamped cloth. Ownership rubber stamp of Russell C. Maulitz. Near fine. ISBN: 028400607 PROVENANCE: Russell C. Maulitz, M.D. is a distinguished physician, author and medical historian. He has published more than 200 reviews of books dealing with medicine and the history of medicine. View more info

Image for History and Geography of the Most Important Diseases.

History and Geography of the Most Important Diseases.

By: ACKERKNECHT, Erwin Heinz (1906-1988).

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York:, Hafner Publishing Company, 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: MMRM1392


Small 8vo. xiv, 210 pp. 13 maps and charts, index. Gilt-stamped brown cloth. Good plus. First edition. Preface by George Rosen (1910-1977). Ackernecht was a devoted Trotskyist who was forced to flee Germany after Hitler's rise to power. He became renowned in the United States as a historian of medicine, eventually chairing Wisconsin's department on the subject. First Edition. View more info

Image for Our Feathered Families: Game and Water Birds. Being an Anecdotal and Descriptive Account of the feathered game and wild fowl, with their allied species, found in Great Britain. To which is added a Practical Chapter on Doves and Pigeons.

Our Feathered Families: Game and Water Birds. Being an Anecdotal and Descriptive Account of the feathered game and wild fowl, with their allied species, found in Great Britain. To which is added a Practical Chapter on Doves and Pigeons.

By: ADAMS, Henry Gardiner (1811/12-1881).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, James Hogg and Sons, [ca. 1862-74?].: 1862

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GG01204


Printed by Spottiswoode and Co. Small 8vo. 345 pp. Numerous wood-cuts, index. Original full chocolate brown gilt-stamped morocco, a.e. marbled. The covers are stamped: "Honoris Causa; Rottingdean" [Eton?]. Bookplate of A. Carleton Ambler (ca.1960s). Inscribed to "H.A. Powell, Class Prize in ii.B. T.H. Field House July 1874." Fine. View more info

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New York:

By: ADAMS, Mark B. [ed.]. The Wellborn Science. Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1990., Series: Monographs on the History and Philosophy of Biology.:

Seller ID: PW1007

ISBN: 0195053613


8vo. x, [2], 242 pp. Index. Black gilt-stamped cloth. Bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0195053613 "Eugenics is the branch of biology concerned with the improvement of hereditary qualities in humans. It draws scientists into direct contact with social and political policy makers. Yet, eugenic movements which have been mainly implemented by politicians, often differ significantly from the original aims of the scientists. The four contributors to this volume examine the eugenic movements in Germany, France, Brazil, and the Soviet Union. The scientific components of those programmes are considered ... View more info

Image for The Rampaging Herd; a Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry.

The Rampaging Herd; a Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry.

By: ADAMS, Ramon F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oklahoma:, University of Oklahoma, 1959.: 1959

Seller ID: B2322


8vo. xix, 463 pp. Index. Original gilt-stamped green cloth; spine call-number, library pocket removed. Ex-library markings. Very good. View more info

Who Uses a Library of Rare Books.

By: ADAMS, Randolph G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York:, Columbia University Press, 1941.: 1941

Seller ID: GG01069


Second printing. 185 x 125 mm. 20 pp. Original printed wrappers. Near fine. Scarce. Reprinted from English Institute Annual, 1940. View more info

Image for Glomerular Nephritis: diagnosis and treatment.

Glomerular Nephritis: diagnosis and treatment.

By: ADDIS, Thomas (1881-1949).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan, 1948.: 1948

Seller ID: M13571


First American edition. 8vo. xix, 338 pp. 58 figs., bibliog., index. Black cloth, dust-jacket; jacket chipped. Ownership signature of Stanley Marcus, NC Med. School, 1949. First Edition. View more info

Image for On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-renal Capsules.

On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-renal Capsules.

By: ADDISON, Thomas (1793-1860).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Birmingham:, Classics of Medicine Library, 1980.: 1980

Seller ID: MM13280


4to. [x], 43, [2] pp. Color plates. Gilt decorated green leather, raised bands, all edges gilt. Fine. Facsimile of the 1855 edition. "Addison was the first to draw attention to the importance of the adrenals in clinical medicine. . . . It described the conditions, which later became known as 'Addison's disease' and pernicious anemia, which was later renamed 'Addisonian anemia' by Trousseau." [Garrison and Morton 3864]. View more info

Image for A Collection of The Published Writings of the Late Thomas Addison, M.D., Physician to Guy's Hospital. Edited, with introductory Prefaces to Several of the Papers by Dr. Wilks and Dr. Daldy.

A Collection of The Published Writings of the Late Thomas Addison, M.D., Physician to Guy's Hospital. Edited, with introductory Prefaces to Several of the Papers by Dr. Wilks and Dr. Daldy.

By: ADDISON, Thomas (1793-1860).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Birmingham:, Classics of Medicine Library, 1983.: 1983

Seller ID: MM13279


8vo. xxxi, [1], 242, [2] pp. Index. Gilt decorated crimson leather, raised bands, all edges gilt. Fine. Special limited edition reprinting the 1868 edition. Garrison and Morton 2223. View more info

Image for Persian Bazaars [Bazar-ha-ye irani].

Persian Bazaars [Bazar-ha-ye irani].

By: ADL, Kamiran ['Adl Ka?mra?n].

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tehran:, Ketabhaneh'e sekeh, 1992.: 1992

Seller ID: GG01569


Sm. 4to. 169 pp. Illus. Farsi/Persian text. Olive-green silver-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Jacket rubbed. Very good. Handsomely photographic record of scenes from the historic Tehran bazars. View more info