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REMBRANDT, DURER, DELLA BELLA, CALLOT, HOLLAR, ROMEYN de HOOGHE and many others.
Dictionnaire des Graveurs anciens et modernes, Depuis l'origine de la Gravure, Par F. Basan, Graveur; Seconde édition
Extra-illustrated, 2 volumes expanded to 4. Important provenance
[Bishop John WILKINS (1614-1672)].
Mathematicall Magick, or, the wonders that may be performed by Mechanical Geometry.
A charming copy of a charming work by “the wisest clergyman I ever knew. He was a lover of mankind, and had a delight in doing good." (G. Burnet)
The Negociator's Magazine: or, the Exchanges Anatomiz’d ... The second edition. By ... Hayes, Accomptant and Writing-Master.
[Emperor JUSTINIAN (c.482-565)]
[Corpus juris civilis. trans. Body of Civil Law: the foundation of Western legal tradition]
Fine typography, uniform contemporary pigskin bindings
Antonio PEREZ (1583-1673)
Ivs Pvblicvm, quo arcana & iura principis exponuntur
fine copy: a 17th-century Spanish jurist comments on Roman law.
Teodoro ARDEMANS (or ARDMANS, c.1661-1726, Achitect & Painter)
[Building ordinances, Madrid, etc] Ordenanzas de Madrid y otras diferentes, que se practican en las ciudades de Toledo, y Sevilla
Spanish legal building regulations.
Benjamin ROBINS (1707-1751).
Mathematical Tracts. Vol. I containing his New Principles of Gunnery ... .Vol. II. ... his Discourse on the Methods of Fluxions
A posthumous work by a cheerleader for Sir Isaac Newton, from the libary of a friend and supporter of Benjamin Franklin
G.[ervaise] M.[ARKHAM] and W.[illiam] L.[AWSON]
A Way to Get Wealth containing Six Principall Vocations
Baron Northwick's copy of this 1668 compendium on Gardening, Bee-Keeping, Angling, Tennis, Horses, Farming, Medicene, etc. - six works for the price of one.
John NEWBERY (publisher)
The News-Readers Pocket-Book: or, a Military Dictionary... And a Naval Dictionary...
To which is added, a Concise Political History of Europe. With the Genealogies and Families of several Emperors, Kings, and Princes, now reigning.
Urbain DUBOIS (1818-1901) & Émile BERNARD (1826-1907)
La Cuisine Classique, études pratiques, raisonnées et démonstratives de l'école Française appliquée au service de la Russie.
French COOKING / CUISINE
Edward KIDDER (1665/6 - 1739)
Kidder's Receipts of Pastry and Cookery, For the Use of his Scholars.
engraved throughout, includes the first recipe for puff pastry
[Samuel PEPYS (1633-1703)]
Memoires relating to the State of the Royal Navy of England, for Ten Years, Determin'd December 1688.
with a related letter and Pepys' portrait bookplate in place of the portrait frontispiece
Benjamin CROSBY and Co. (publishers). – John PHILLIPS.
Crosby's Builders' New Price Book, for 1811, containing a correct account of all the present prices
Jane Austen's first publisher (almost)
RAILROADS & CANALS. – British Parliament, House of Commons (publishers)
Third [...Fourth; ... Fifth] Report from the Select Committee on Railway and Canal Bills
William COBBETT (1763-1835).
Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, [etc.] ... With Economical and Political Observations
extra-illustrated with Cobbett's clipped signature.
Mary Ann Tocker (1778–1853)
[Mary Ann Tocker v. Richard Gurney: a Sammelband containing three of the pamphlets resulting from her trial for libel].
William Cobbett to Mary Ann Tocker "By your eloquence, you have convinced an honest jury, that to utter truth is not a crime..". Mary Ann Tocker (1778–1853) “the…
MALARIA, and its treatment. - Simon MASON (b.1701).
The Nature of an Intermitting Fever and Ague consider'd : wherein is explain'd, the cause of each succeeding symptom
Lassa Francis Lawrence OPPENHEIM (1858 – 1919).
International Law. A Treatise … Vol.I. Peace; […Vol.II. War and Neutrality].
fine set of the first edition of the author's best known work, which continues to be relevant today
[Dr. Arthur BROUGHTON (c.1756 - 1796)] & Carl von Linne , i.e. LINNAEUS.
Enchiridion Botanicum: complectens Characteres Genericos et Specificos Plantarum per Insulas Britannicas sponte nascentium
Manual of Botany: the generic and specific characteristics of plants which will grow in Britain
William HUDSON (1734-1793)
[An English Flora] Flora anglica : exhibens plantas per regnum Angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale
Preface by Benjamin Stillingfleet. First edition of a work which marks the establishment of Linnean principles of botany.