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(Pennsylvania.) [PRESTON (Paul)]

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

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

manuscript 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 tit... More

Price: £2,000.00

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Lamure (François-Bourguignon de Bussières de, kn...

[drop head title:] Institutiones physiologica...

Publisher: Montpellier:
Publication date: 1766-67

manuscript in ink on paper, in a single, neat hand, that of J. V. Perreymond, a student, 1 page with a small water splash, possibly lacking a title-page, a couple of stubs before the last leaf of text... More

Price: £2,200.00

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Hutton (Charles)

The Compendious Measurer;

Publisher: Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, and R. Baldwin, and G. and J. Wilkie,
Publication date: 1790

diagrams and woodcut illustrations in the text, a little spotting here and there, fore-margins of 2 leaves soiled, More

Price: £500.00

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Macculloch (John)

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotl...

Publisher: Printed for Archibald Constable [and others],
Publication date: 1819

FIRST EDITION, 2 vols. 8vo (text), and 1 vol. 4to (atlas), half titles, 10 engraved maps and plans, of which 2 folding and 9 hand-coloured geologically, 33 engraved plates of which 2 folding and hand... More

Price: £2,500.00

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(Midwifery.) MALADIES DES FEMMES GROSSES,

Traité des accouchements,

Publisher: No place,
Publication date: [c. 1760]

manuscript in ink on paper, in a single regular, but slightly crabbed hand, with attempts at calligraphic flourishes, with 5 small drawing of instruments on 3 pages, coloured in yellow, the fore-edges... More

Price: £900.00

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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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(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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(Napier.) ERSKINE (David Stewart, Earl of Buchan),...

An Account of the Life, Writings, and Inventi...

Publisher: Perth: Printed by R. Morison, junr. For R. Morison and Son, Booksellers; and sold by G. G. J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, London; and W. Creech, Edinburgh,
Publication date: 1787

FIRST EDITION (see below), Robinson and Creech issue, stipple engraved portrait frontispiece, and 5 engraved plates, occasional minor browning, frontispiece and final plate a little creased, More

Price: £1,250.00

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Rennie (James)

Alphabet of Scientific Angling,

Publisher: William Orr,
Publication date: 1833

FIRST EDITION, woodcut portrait of 'Christopher North in his Sporting Jacket' (with rods, &c) on title, numerous illustrations in the text, More

Price: £500.00

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