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Image for Bigamy and Polygamy. Review of the Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, Rendered at the October Term, 1878, in the Case of George Reynolds, Plaintiff in Error, vs The United States, Defendant in Error.

Bigamy and Polygamy. Review of the Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, Rendered at the October Term, 1878, in the Case of George Reynolds, Plaintiff in Error, vs The United States, Defendant in Error.

By: An Old Lawyer [Reed, Henry]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2174276

Condition: Good


Some loss along wrapper edges and split along front wrapper edge, two crude repairs on front wrapper, chip from bottom margin corner of last few pages, faint stain along base. Bound into Coverbind protective cover at binding edge. 1878 Soft Cover. 33 pp. Blue printed wrappers. A pro-Mormon review of the ruling from the first freedom of religion case to come before the United States Supreme Court, focusing on the Mormon practices of bigamy and polygamy. George Reynolds, the plaintiff, was secretary to the First Presidency of the LDS Church under Brigham Young. This court case was a response to ... View more info

Image for Clarissimi Iurisconsulti Petri Io Ancharani Regiensis Familiarum Iuris Quaestionum Libri Tres. Hac Postrema Editione Prioribus duobus, qui publice circunferebantur, tertius additur liber, Omnibus tum in vtroque foro versantibus, tum in scholis docentibus apprime necessarij. Cum in indice locorum memorabilium locupletissimo.

Clarissimi Iurisconsulti Petri Io Ancharani Regiensis Familiarum Iuris Quaestionum Libri Tres. Hac Postrema Editione Prioribus duobus, qui publice circunferebantur, tertius additur liber, Omnibus tum in vtroque foro versantibus, tum in scholis docentibus apprime necessarij. Cum in indice locorum memorabilium locupletissimo.

By: Ancharani, Petri Io [Peter of Ancarano]

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Ex Officina Damiani Zenarl: 1580

Seller ID: 2274206

Condition: Very Good


Collated and complete. Rebound in quarter vellum with marbled boards, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules. Minor chip from edge of marbled paper on rear board. 1580 Hard Cover. [xxxviii], 217 ff. A sixteenth century Latin edition of Peter of Ancarano's discussion of jurisprudence and legal precedents as related to domestic law. The author was an Italian jurist (c. 1333-1416). Three books in one volume, this 1580 edition being the first appearance of book three. View more info

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Hans Andersen's Story Book. with a Memoir [Fairy Tales]

By: Andersen, Hans [Christian]; Howitt, Mary

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Allen Brothers: 1869

Seller ID: 2283812

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded, ink name stamp crossed out on title page, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1869 Hard Cover. vi, 9-154, 7-187, [3] pp. Beautiful blind-stamped purple cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Engraved frontispiece, portrait of Andersen from a painting by Carl Hartmann, and several other illustrations in text. A collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, known for The Princess on the Pea, Thumbelina, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, etc. Includes: Memoir of Hans Christian Andersen (by Mary Howitt), A Picture-Book without Pictures; My Boots; Scenes on the Danub... View more info

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Medical Clinic: Diseases of the Chest. Condensed and Translated, with Observations

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Spillan, D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ed. Barrington & Geo. D. Haswell.: 1843

Seller ID: 1999548

Condition: Good


Joints cracked but holding, boards rubbed, front free endpaper absent, ink gift note on title page. 1843 Full-Leather. 408 p. 8vo. Original full calf, black morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on cardiopulmonary disease by the French physician who also wrote the first monography on haematology. View more info

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A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, in Two Volumes

By: Andral, G. [Gabriel]; Townsend, Richard; West, William

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Samuel Wood & Sons: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008666

Condition: Good


First American edition, and the second English translation (preceded by an 1829 Irish imprint). Former library copy, usual marks. Spine labels absent, joints cracked with minor loss from spine head of volume 1, more significant loss from spine of vol. 2, ink owner information on endpapers, lightly foxed. 1832 Full-Leather. viii, 424; xviii,507 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, gilt titles & rules. A treatise on pathological anatomy by the French physician who also wrote the first monography on haematology. Heirs of Hippocrates 1582: Andral asked an Irish physician, Richard Townsend (fl. 1795), to t... View more info

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The Doctor's Experiment: The Adventures and Experiences of One of Dr. Reade's Pupils as Narrated by Himself

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1894

Seller ID: 2202015

Condition: Very Good


Undated, ink gift note on front endpaper dated 1894. Three small light spots on back panel. vii, 360 pp. 7 3/8 x 5 5/8. Original grey cloth, beveled edges, gilt, black & red design, fore-edges gilt, floral endpapers. View more info

Image for My Son's Manual, Comprising A Summary View of the Studies, Acomplishments, and Principles of Conduct, Best Suited for Promoting Respectability and Success in Life

My Son's Manual, Comprising A Summary View of the Studies, Acomplishments, and Principles of Conduct, Best Suited for Promoting Respectability and Success in Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 2290915

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine sunned, pages foxed throughout, ink & pencil marks on endpapers (text unmarked). 1838 Small Hard Cover. vi, [7]-288 pp. 16mo. A book from the early 19th century meant as a guide to lead the boy into manhood. Includes sections on: Classical learning, industry, The Imagination and the Importance of its proper regulation, A good heart necessary to enjoy the beauties of nature, Filial love, Fraternal love, The want of Decision of Character, On Buffoonery in Conversation, etc. View more info

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Captain Wolf and Other Sketches of Animal Biography

By: Anonymous (By the Author of 'Under the Lime-Trees,' 'Aunt Annie's Stories,' Etc., Etc.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Co., Grand Street: 1870

Seller ID: 2200942

Condition: Good


A couple pages loosening but included., pencil name on front endpaper, a few pages lightly foxed. 1870 Hard Cover. viii, 309, [3] pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, embossed black & gold design and gilt titles. Includes twenty-two (22) full-page illustrations (black & white plates) by Emil Bayard & Ernest Griset. A collection of stories featuring animal characters. CONTENTS: Captain Wolf; Guy's Two Homes; Tiny and Furry, or The Life and Times of a Beaver; Fox and His Family; The King of the Poultry-Yard; Robin's Experiences; Mother Rat and Her Little Ones.Keywords: LITERATURE FABLES DECORATIVE BI... View more info

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The United States and Canada, in 1832, 1833, and 1834. in Two Volumes.

By: Arfwedson, C.D.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290421

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Howes A-304, Sabin 1943. Rebound in half leather with new end sheets. Spines a bit faded, front and end matter foxed (including frontispieces), a few other pages lightly foxed. 1834 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 433, [1]; vii, [1], 418, [2] pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispieces of the source of the Hudson River and the first Dutch governor's house in Albany, New York. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold, Complete Edition with Biographical Introduction [Poems of Matthew Arnold]

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. / Norwood Press: 1897

Seller ID: 2290943

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear, ink name and year (1908) on front flyleaf. 1897 Half-Leather. xxvii, [1], 502 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine and corners, green morocco spine label, marbled paper over boards, gilt titles and decorations, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Photographic frontispiece of author. A collection of poetry by British poet Matthew Arnold, with biographical introduction and bibliography preceding text. View more info

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Medical and Surgical Monographs (Dunglison's American Medical Library.)

By: Ashwell, Samuel; Carpenter, William B.; Graves, Robert J.; Henry, William Charles; Hughes, H.M.; Key, Charles Aston; Scoutetten, H.; Stokes, William; Taylor, Alfred S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A. Waldie: 1840

Seller ID: 2026804

Condition: Fair


Former copy of Genesee County Medical Library, only a few marks. Boards rubbed, front joint cracked, pages faintly stained. 1840 Full-Leather. 345 pp. 8vo. Includes six fold-out maps. A collection of medical and surgical monographs by various specialists. Topics included: Asiatic cholera; club foot; the heart; fibrinous concretions of the nervous system; perforations of the stomach; syphilis; typhus fever; incisions of the uterus. View more info

Image for Historia Universale delle imagini miracolose della Gran Madre di Dio riverite in tutte le parti del Mondo: et delle cose maravigliose, operate da Dio Signor Nostro in gratia di lei, & a favore de' divoti suoi. Descritta in XV. Libri.

Historia Universale delle imagini miracolose della Gran Madre di Dio riverite in tutte le parti del Mondo: et delle cose maravigliose, operate da Dio Signor Nostro in gratia di lei, & a favore de' divoti suoi. Descritta in XV. Libri.

By: Astolfi, Don [Gio] Felice

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Appresso li Sessa: 1624

Seller ID: 2296334

Condition: Good


Appears rebound with new endpapers, but definitely not recently. Bottom edge of front board and margins of most pages lightly stained, text intact, tear across title page repaired on reverse, minimal ink marginalia on two pages (appears contemporary, not modern). Laid in is a small slip from Leo S. Olschki, a Florentine publisher, advertising a work on ancient books and artwork. 1624 Hard Cover. [xxxiv], 877, [1] pp. 4to. Collated and complete, Mm4 mislabeled Ll4, Ggg2 mislabeled Hgg2. Yapped vellum binding with handwritten titles on spine. A Catholic religious text focusing on the veneration ... View more info

Image for Avery Architectural Library Catalogue 1895: A Memorial Library of Architecture, Archaeology, and Decorative Art

Avery Architectural Library Catalogue 1895: A Memorial Library of Architecture, Archaeology, and Decorative Art

By: Avery Architectural Library

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Columbia: 1895

Seller ID: 2205247

Condition: Fair


About 20 loose pages, the paper of which seems quite fragile, hinges weak, boards rubbed. 1895 Half-Leather. A list of every book available in the Columbia University Architectural Library from the year 1895. View more info

Image for Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1865.

Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, for the Year 1865.

By: Bailey, Wm. H.; Hyde, Frederick; Robertson, C.A.; Taylor, Charles Fayette; Hough, Franklin B.; Gay, Chas. C.F.; West, Henry S.; Burr, Charles; Eastman, H.N.; Doctor Armsby; Vanderpoel, S.O.; Taylor, Isaac E.; Smith, Wm. Manlius; Ramsay, Cyrus; Richardson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Wendell, Printer.: 1865

Seller ID: 2275125

Condition: Good


Margins stained, some loss along spine edges, front free endpaper removed. 1865 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 375, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of medical papers by various authors, with discussions of: phlegmonoid erysipelas; meningitis; quinine; ligature of the subclavian artery; pneumonia; placenta previa; smallpox and vaccinations; opium; remedial inhalation; the insane poor and asylums; the ophthalmoscope; epithelial cancer; diploteratology; Chautauqua County physicians; Mason F. Cogswell, M.D.; Thomas Goodsell, M.D.; Pelatiah Brooks, M.D.; James Stewart, M.D. Illustrated with color and black-and-wh... View more info

Image for Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions. Illustrated by 190 Engravings.

Connecticut Historical Collections, Containing a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Connecticut, with Geographical Descriptions. Illustrated by 190 Engravings.

By: Barber, John Warner

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Durrie & Peck and J.W. Barber / B.L. Hamlen: 1836

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2278318

Condition: Good


Second edition. Former Princeton University library copy (stamped 'withdrawn' on their bookplate). Professionally rebacked with original backstrip laid down, small owner bookplate on front endpaper (C.H. Burkman, former research librarian at Princeton's Firestone Library), foxed throughout. 1836 Full-Leather. viii, 560 pp. 8vo. Hand-colored fold-out map of Connecticut precedes text, engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and cuts throughout text. This work is commonly credited as the first popular work of local history published in the United States. A historian and engraver, Barber's historie... View more info

Image for 1839 Castellation Engraving Showing Various Historical Fortifications

1839 Castellation Engraving Showing Various Historical Fortifications

By: Barnett, J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. Nichols & Son: 1839

Seller ID: 1665588

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1839 Print. Matted to 10 3/8 x 7 3/4 (mat measures 14 3/4 x 11 3/4). Ten separate fortifications illustrated in 11 images on one sheet, showing the following: ancient Greek castle; Roman castle; British keep (Launceston); Norman keep (Newcastle upon Tyne) - two elevational views (east front and N to S); principal chamber; Bodiam Castle, 14th Century; Queenborough; Hurstmonceaux, 15th Century; Thornbury 16th Century; Scotch Dun. An excellent survey of various styles. View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie’s birthplace, and concerns Gav... View more info

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The Little Minister, in Two Volumes (The Kirriemuir Edition)

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2287165

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil name on front endpaper of each volume. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. xliv, [2], 290, [2]; vi, [4], 326, [2] pp. 8vo. The Kirriemuir Edition, named after the author's birthplace. Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edge, etchings by G.W.H. Ritchie. This edition also features a literary and biographical portrait of J.M. Barrie. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a S... View more info

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The History of Massachusetts, in Three Volumes: The Colonial Period; The Provincial Period; The Commonwealth Period.

By: Barry, John Stetson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philips, Sampson, and Company / Published for the Author and for sale by His Agent, Henry Barry, at No. 20 Washington Street: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006542

Condition: Good


First editions. Vol. I in fair condition with heavy wear to and significant loss from backstrip, front board nearly completely loose. Other two volumes good - front hinge of vol. II loose, front joint split, one gathering in vol. III sprung. With some restoration, this could be an attractive set. 1855 Hard Cover. xii, 516; xii, 514; xii, 468. pp. 8vo. An extensive history of Massachusetts from the time of Christopher Columbus through 1820. The final volume includes an extensive index and a large list of subscribers after the text. Sabin 3687. View more info

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An Elementary Treatise on Hydrodynamics and Sound

By: Basset, A.B. [Alfred Barnard]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Deighton, Bell and Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202215

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Rear hinge starting, minor loss from spine head & foot, pencil owner name on front endpaper. 1890 Hard Cover. x, 187, [1] pp. 48-page publisher catalog bound in following text. A work on acoustics by the mathematician who studied algebraic geometry, electrodynamics, and hydrodynamics. The Basset Force in fluid dynamics takes its name from him. View more info

Image for Il Governo della Cavalleria leggiera: Trattato Che Concerne Anche quanto basta alla Graue per intelligenza de Capitani. Materia per avanti mai trattatta, Ridotta in arte consuoi precetti [The Government of Light Cavalry]

Il Governo della Cavalleria leggiera: Trattato Che Concerne Anche quanto basta alla Graue per intelligenza de Capitani. Materia per avanti mai trattatta, Ridotta in arte consuoi precetti [The Government of Light Cavalry]

By: Basta, Giorgio

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Gieronimo Galler: 1616

Seller ID: 2296327

Condition: Good


Binding appears original, though this may have been trimmed and recased at some point (some engravings have a small margin at the fore edge, others none). Some loss of leather along spine and corners, circular bookplate of Ioannes Mathias on front paste-down, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1616 Full-Leather. 8, [44], 73, [13] pp. 4to. Italian text. A treatise on the use of cavalry by the Italian general and diplomat who fought for the Habsburgs in the Long War. Basta wrote several books on military command, but this is certainly his most important work, still recognized as the foundation... View more info

Image for Baunscheidtismus or The New Curing Method, Improved by Dr. J. Firmenich, to which is added a Treatise on the Eye, its Diseases and Cure.

Baunscheidtismus or The New Curing Method, Improved by Dr. J. Firmenich, to which is added a Treatise on the Eye, its Diseases and Cure.

By: Baunscheidt, Charles; Firmenich, J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J. Firmenich & Co.: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2011432

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Light stain to page edges, bookplate on front endpaper reads 'Library of Allison J. Coover', one section of pages slightly dog-eared. 1862 Hard Cover. xv, 274 pp. 8vo. Black blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Hoolihan 236/237 (describing the German original and the first English translation) together with Baunscheidt's treatise on the eye (Hoolihan 238): [Baunscheidt's] interest in medicine followed a moment of enlightenment described in the 1859 English translation of this treatise... In this treatise Baunscheidt outlines his peculiar theories of life and disease, the i... View more info

Image for Christopher Levett of York, the Pioneer Colonist in Casco Bay. [with] A Voyage into New England, Begun in 1623. and ended in 1624. (The Gorges Society. V.)

Christopher Levett of York, the Pioneer Colonist in Casco Bay. [with] A Voyage into New England, Begun in 1623. and ended in 1624. (The Gorges Society. V.)

By: Baxter, James Phinney; Levett, Christopher

Price: $200.00

Publisher: The Gorges Society: 1893

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1981566

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition (unnumbered). Spine lightly creased with a few faint splits to backstrip, minor loss from spine head and edges. 1893 Trade Paperback. xii, 166 pp. Original wrappers. One of 200 copies. The last book published by The Gorges Society (one of only five publications), combining a biography of one of the earliest Maine colonists with his original 1628 memoirs. These include firsthand accounts of Native Americans, the countryside, and detailed descriptions of how Levett prospered. Not in Howes. Second work included is reprint of the 1628 original - with a facsimile of the title page -... View more info

Image for The Life of George Dashiell Bayard, Late Captain, U.S.A., and Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Killed in the Battle of Independence, Dec. 1862.

The Life of George Dashiell Bayard, Late Captain, U.S.A., and Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Killed in the Battle of Independence, Dec. 1862.

By: Bayard, Samuel J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260977

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges reinforced with cloth tape, minor loss from spine head, boards rubbed, single page in appendix loosening. 1874 Hard Cover. ix, 337 pp. 8vo. A biography of a West Point graduate and career soldier who served as a brigadier general in the American Civil War. Bayard died from an injury sustained from Confederate artillery shrapnel during the Battle of Fredericksburg. This account of his early life, education, and military career was written by his father, who survived him. View more info

Image for The American Practice of Medicine, Revised, Enlarged, and Improved: Being a Practical Exposition of Pathology, Therapeutics, Surgery, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy, on Reformed Principles; Embracing the Mose Useful Portions of the Former Work, with Corrections, Additions, New Remedies, and Improvements; and Exhibiting the Results of the Author's Investigations in Medicine in This Country, and in a Year's Tour in Europe., in Three Volumes.

The American Practice of Medicine, Revised, Enlarged, and Improved: Being a Practical Exposition of Pathology, Therapeutics, Surgery, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy, on Reformed Principles; Embracing the Mose Useful Portions of the Former Work, with Corrections, Additions, New Remedies, and Improvements; and Exhibiting the Results of the Author's Investigations in Medicine in This Country, and in a Year's Tour in Europe., in Three Volumes.

By: Beach, W.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Published by the Author. For Sale by Charles Scribner, 145 Nassau St.: 1852

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2161360

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Appears to include 174 of the 181 plates called for. Professionally rebacked with original backstrips laid down, nearly invisibly, though new endpapers were added which are obviously newer paper stock. Minor damage still evident to spines, front & end matter lightly foxed. 1852 Full-Leather. lviii, 720; vii, 584; 592 pp. 8vo. Full leather, black morocco spine labels, gilt titles & rules. Includes numerous color plates, including a fold-out frontispiece in volume 2. We found no complete sets offered in the trade or at auction. Hoolihan 245: 'The first edition of Beach's three-vo... View more info

Image for Medical and Botanical Dictionary, Giving a Definition of the Terms Used in the Various Branches of Medical Science.

Medical and Botanical Dictionary, Giving a Definition of the Terms Used in the Various Branches of Medical Science.

By: Beach, W. [Wooster]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Baker & Scribner: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2161379

Condition: Good


First edition. Professionally rebacked with new endpapers, though evidence of a previous crude repair attempt remains on front board. Pencil note on flyleaf reads 'Compliments of W.W. Kendall', front & end matter lightly foxed. 1848 Full-Leather. 258 pp. 8vo. An alphabetical guide to various medical terms, including those associated with botanical and other alternative cures. By the author of 'American Practice', 'Physiology', 'Midwifery', etc. Not in Hoolihan. View more info

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Letters to the People on Health and Happiness.

By: Beecher, Catharine E.; [Gleason, Rachel Brooks]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1855

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2012766

Condition: Good


1856 2nd printing. Boards a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine head & foot, hinges just starting, ink name (Henry Hardwicke) on title page. 1855 Hard Cover. vi, 192, [1], 29 pp. 8vo. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Hoolihan 276. In reference to the original edition, Hoolihan states, Beecher expresses anxieties reflective of a nation in the midst of unpredictable economic, social and religious change... Like Sylvester Graham and other health reform authors, Beecher harkens to a simpler and more pure era in American life, when children did not have 'sallow or pale complexions, or look... View more info

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Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N.

By: Beechey, F.W.

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: Carey & Lea: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1958570

Condition: Good


First American edition. No jacket. Boards rubbed with some loss from spine label and light spots to boards, foxed throughout, Oxford bookstore bookplate on front endpaper. 1832 Hard Cover. xi, 493 pp. 8vo. 24-page publisher catalog bound in following text. Originally published in England in 1831. Sabin 4347: Captain Beechey and Sir John Franklin had arrived within fifty leagues of each other, when the latter was compelled by the weather to return. One of the most valuable of modern voyages, containing a most interesting visit to Pitcairn's Island, the coast of California, etc. Howes B-309: Int... View more info

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Atlas of Livingston Co. [County] New York. From Actual Surveys by and under the Direction of F.W. Beers

By: Beers, F.W.; Neuman, Louis E.; Hart, Chas

Price: $500.00

Publisher: F.W. Beers & Co., New York / Gates-Chili News, Incorporated, Rochester: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2177979

Condition: Good


First edition. All maps included. Boards a bit warped, two-panel New York State map stained and repaired along edges, a few maps lightly foxed or smudged with small tears along edges, ink name on front endpaper. 1872 Large Hardcover. Dozens of maps of towns and villages in Livingston County, New York, with a map of the whole state, a table of distances and explanations, and a map of the whole of Livingston County. Engraved by Louis E. Neuman, lithography by Chas Hart. View more info

Image for Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

By: Begy, Joseph A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1889

Seller ID: 2045484

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked - new red cloth over original marbled boards, with new endpapers. Boards rubbed,. 1889 Hard Cover. 258, 1-13, 16 pp. (fourteen pages of terminal ads, paginated incorrectly). A collection of recipes for the creation of various toiletries such as toothpaste, skin cream, tonics for baldness, perfumes and colognes, remedies for burns and other injuries, and household cleaners. Quite scarce - five in OCLC, no auction records. Hoolihan 287. View more info