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Franco (Pierre)

Traité des Hernies:

Publisher: Lyons: Thibauld Payan,
Publication date: 1561

woodcut printer's device on title, with woodcuts in text showing a variety of surgical instruments for the procedures discussed and a series of three full skeletons at the end, occasional light browni... More

Price: £25,000.00

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De Lambre (Jean-Baptiste)

Astronomie théorique et pratique.

Publisher: Paris: Courcier,
Publication date: 1814

FIRST EDITION, with 29 engraved plates distributed through the volumes, occasional browning, More

Price: £1,250.00

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Gilbert (William)

De magnete,

Publisher: Peter Short,
Publication date: 1600

woodcut printer's device (McKerrow 119) on title, large woodcut arms of Gilbert on title verso, one woodcut folding plate, 88 woodcut illustrations and diagrams in text (4 full-page), ornamental woodc... More

Price: £35,000.00

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Diophantus of Alexandria

Arithmeticorum libri sex, et de numeris multa...

Publisher: Toulouse: Bernard Bosc,
Publication date: 1670

FIRST EDITION OF FERMAT'S RECENSION, large engraved vignette on title, several finely engraved headpieces and initials, and a few woodcut diagrams in the text, damp-stain in the inner margin of the fi... More

Price: £35,000.00

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(Cookery.) POMIANE (Edouard de)

La goutte au compte-gouttes ou 47 adaptations...

Publisher: [colophon:] Paris: Paul-Martial,
Publication date: [1935]

FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, with 2 full-page woodcuts, 1 signed L. Danet, and head- and tail-pieces, first 2 leaves formerly adhering slightly to each other at fore-edge, More

Price: £150.00

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Shackleton (Keith)

Tidelines ...

Publisher: Lutterworth Press,
Publication date: 1951

FIRST EDITION, inscribed by Peter Scott and signed by Keith Shackleton, with 16 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations in the text, some full-page, More

Price: £250.00

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Foltzer (Joseph)

Artificial Silk

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.,
Publication date: 1921

with numerous illustrations in the text, within the sequence 2 being folding plates, More

Price: £150.00

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Powell (Bill)

My Wild Goose Chase.

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin,
Publication date: 1954

FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, illustrated with photographs, mostly by John W. Ford, More

Price: £85.00

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[Aitken (Edward Hamilton)]

A Naturalist on the Prowl

Publisher: W. Thacker & Co.,
Publication date: 1894

FIRST EDITION, one or two finger marks, More

Price: £60.00

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Forster (Dora)

Sex Radicalism, as Seen by an Emancipated Wom...

Publisher: Chicago: M. Harman,
Publication date: 1905

FIRST EDITION, a few corrections and amendments to the text (see below), More

Price: £1,500.00

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