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Bradley (Richard)

The Country Housewife and Lady's Director,

Publisher: Printed for Woodman and Lyon,
Publication date: 1728

title printed in red and black, with an engraved frontispiece, first 3 leaves after the frontispiece repaired at foot and inner margin, (not affecting text, ?lacking half-title, some damp-staining, More

Price: £1,500.00

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Sacrobosco (Johannis de)

Libellus de sphaera.

Publisher: [colophon:] Wittemberg: Johann Crato,
Publication date: 1553

woodcut armillary sphere on title, with numerous woodcuts in De sphaera (lacking volvelles), minor repairs to title-page (not affecting text), a little damp-staining, extensive contemporary annotation... More

Price: £3,000.00

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(Fishing. Cornwall.) LECTURES ON FISHES,

Fishing, &c.,

Publisher: Truro: Lake & Lake, Ltd.,
Publication date: 1895

steel-engraved vignette or tailpiece at end of most Lectures, terminal leaves browned (offset from fly-leaves), More

Price: £200.00

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Mersenne (Marin)

Cogitata physico mathematica.

Publisher: Paris: Antoine Bertier,
Publication date: 1644

FIRST EDITION, with numerous woodcut (1 engraved) diagrams, illustrations, and music in text, variable browning (as usual), occasionally heavy, damp-stain to middle third of the volume, mainly confine... More

Price: £6,000.00

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Borelli (Giovanni Alfonso)

De motionibus naturalibus a gravitate pendent...

Publisher: Bologna: Dominici Ferri,
Publication date: 1670

FIRST EDITION, woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text, sliver missing from top margin of the fourth leaf (no loss of text), a bit of damp-staining at the beginning, More

Price: £5,500.00

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Chauliac (Guy de)

Prologue, & chapitre singulier

Publisher: Lyons: Étienne Dolet,
Publication date: 1542

woodcut printer's device on title, larger version on the verso of last leaf, 2 woodcut initials, some definite, but faint, damp-staining, minimal worming in the lower margins of the first 4 gatherings... More

Price: £2,500.00

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Galen

Du Mouvement des Muscles, Livres deux ...

Publisher: Lyons: Étienne Dolet,
Publication date: 1541

woodcut printer's device on title, larger version on the verso of last leaf, historiated woodcut initial for the dedication, criblé initial for each book, tiny repair to fore-margin of A5, not affect... More

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(Pennsylvania.) [PRESTON (Paul)]

[drop head title:] Directions for using the T...

Publisher: [Pennsylvania],
Publication date: c. 1750

manusript in ink on paper, a home-made book, paper watermarked with a fleur-de-lys and the initials L.G. (vaguely similar to Churchill 406, but without the crown), some water-staining, 'using' in titl... More

Price: £2,000.00

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(Darwiniana. Oxford Movement.) ION (pseud.) [HOLYO...

[drop head title:] Our National Church.

Publisher: Manchester: John Heywood, June,
Publication date: 1883

broadside (440 x 570mm), lithograph with colour stones printed on one side, large central colour-printed cartoon, drawn by Francis Carruthers Gould after sketches by the author, text below and in 2 bo... More

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(Geometry. Pestalozzian.) A PREPARATION FOR EUCLID

No title

Publisher: Published by R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside: and sold by L.B. Seeley and Sons,
Publication date: 1831

FIRST EDITION, diagrams in text, a few scattered spots, More

Price: £375.00

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