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image of A Dissertation Upon the Nerves; Containing an Account, 1. of the Nature of Man. 2 of Nature of Brutes. 3. Of the Nature and Connection of Soul and Body. 4. Of the Threefold Life of Man. 5. Of the Symptoms, Causes and Cure of All Nervous Diseases.

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London: Printed for The Author, 1768. vi; (i); 302; (advert leaf) pages. Neat contemporary signature of Rebbeca Mytton in the upper margin of the title-page. Full contemporary calf neatly rebacked with raised bands and contrasting black morocco label on the spine.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good.. 8vo. Book.
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image of Veterum Romanorum Religio, Castrametatio Disciplina Militaris Ut_Balneae Exantiquis Numismatibus_Lapidibus Demonstrata e Gallico in Latinum Translata

Veterum Romanorum Religio, Castrametatio Disciplina Militaris Ut & Balneae Exantiquis Numismatibus & Lapidibus Demonstrata e Gallico in Latinum Translata

by DU CHOUL, Guilielmo

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Published
1685
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Very Good.
Edition
First Latin Edition
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$786.08

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Amsterdam: Janssonio Waesbergios, 1685. (vi); 278; (xxiv); (ii); 121; (iv) pages. Engraved frontispiece laid-down, title printed in red and black. Large folding engraved table repaired but complete. Numerous copper engravings throughout text including full-page, good impressions, first printing of the plates. Light age browning to several index pages, a few short tears with only loss to margin. Contemporary vellum with… Read more
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image of The Eruption of Krakatoa, And Subsequent Phenomena. Report of Thee  Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society

The Eruption of Krakatoa, And Subsequent Phenomena. Report of Thee Krakatoa Committee of the Royal Society

by SYMONS, G.J ... [edit]

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Published
1888
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Very Good.
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First Edition
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$683.55

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London: Trubner & Co, 1888. xvi; 494; (ii) pages. 43 plates, illustrations in text. some light foxing and creasing of pages, except one double text page which is quite browned where a flower has been pressed between it's pages. Original maroon cloth rebacked with original spine relaid. A sound complete copy of this remarkable survey of a volcano which has… Read more
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A Short Account of the Church and Parish of St. Martin-by-Looe

by TREVALDWYN, B.W.J

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Published
1901
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Good.
Edition
First Edit
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$68.36

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Plymouth: Charles Luke, 1901. 120 pages. Illustrated. Inner hinge pulling. Original green and gilt bevelled cloth light dampstaining. Quite a scarce title.. First Edit. Decorative Cloth. Good.. 8vo.. Book.
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image of Itinerario D'Italia ... Ove Si Deserivono Tutte Le Principali Citta d' Italia

Itinerario D'Italia ... Ove Si Deserivono Tutte Le Principali Citta d' Italia

by SCOTTO, Francesco

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Published
1747
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Very Good.
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$2,734.20

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Roma: Nella Stamperia Del Bernabo, e Lazzarini, 1747. (viii); 479; (xvi) pages. Engraved frontispiece, folding map of Italy, 25 folding town plans. Bookplate. Contemporary calf rebacked with contrasting morocco label. A good sound crisp copy, with early town plans of Trento, Venezia, Padova, Vicenza, Verona, Brescia, Milano, Parma, Bologna, Fiorenza, Lucca, Livorno, Siena, Civita Vecchia, Genova, Mantova, Ferrara, Urbino, Ancona,… Read more
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Practical Observations in Surgery, Illustrated By Cases

by HEY, William

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Published
1810
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Very Good.
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Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged;
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$273.42

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London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1810. xi; (i); 578; (xiv)(index) pages. 16 copper engraved plates. Light damp stain to corner of first few pages. Contemporary full calf neatly rebacked. With the bookplate and signature of Dr. Dudley, Kinnetty, King's Co.. Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged;. Full-Leather. Very Good.. 8vo.. Book.
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image of A Complete History of James MacLean, the Gentleman Highwayman, Who Was Executed at Tyburn, on Wednesday, October 3, 1750, for a Robbery on the Highway

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(London): Printed for Charles Corbett, 1750. TWO SEPARATE WORKS BOUND TOGETHER. c1790. (ii); 65 pages. Missing the frontispiece of James Maclean. Title-page and final page slightly soiled, tear to one margin without any loss of text. Full calf rebacked with contrasting morocco label. With the bookplate of Rt. Hon. Thomas Grenville. "Captain" James MacLaine (occasionally "Maclean", "MacLean", or "Maclane") (1724… Read more
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image of Introductio in Universam Geographiam Tam Veterem Quam Novam Tabulis Geographicis XLV1. Ac Notis Olim Ornata a Johanne Bunone ... Joh. Frid. Hekelii_Joh. Reiskii ...

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Amsterdam: Jan Walters, 1697. (xxii); 565; (lvii)(index) pages. Engraved frontispiece, title-page printed in red & black, 2 tables, one full-page plate, superb double hemisphere of the World showing California as an island (in addition a separate full-page map of North America also showing California as an island) with 42 MAPS. Full calf recently been rebacked with raised bands and morocco… Read more
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

by HUME, David

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Published
1817
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Very Good.
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New Edition
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Edinburgh, et al: Bell & Bradfute, & W. Blackwood, 1817. Two volumes. iv; 544; vi; 507 pages. A.E.G. Interesting binding of contemporary full vellum decorated in gilt with contrasting morocco labels.. New Edition. Vellum. Very Good.. 8vo.. Book.
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Aleck; the Last of the Mutineers; or the History of Pitcairn's Island. With Illustrations.

by FISKE, Nathan Welby

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Published
1848
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Very Good.
Edition
Third Edition
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Boston: Benjamin Perkins, 1848. vi; 162 pages. 8 'crude' woodblock illustrations. Original gilt cloth. Nice condition of this much enlarged ' third edition' of this book for juveniles.. Third Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good.. Smal 8vo.. Book.
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image of Experimental Essays on the Following Subjects : 1. On the Fermentation of Alimentary Mixtures. 2. On the Nature and Properties of Fixed Air. 3. On the Respective Powers, and Manner of Acting, of the Different Kinds of Antiseptics. 4. On the Scurvy ...

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London: A. Millar, 1764. xiii; (v); 267 pages + eratta leaf. 2 folding tables, 4 folding plates. Scattered foxing throughout. Minor worm track to the lower corner of approximately the final third of the work.Contemporary calf rubbed and rebacked. Important work including the author's theories on the causes of scurvy.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good.. 8vo.. Book.
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The Reports ....

by THE SOCIETY FOR BETTERING THE CONDITION AND INCREASING THE COMFORTS OF THE POOR

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Very Good.
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First Collected Edition
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$683.55

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London: Printed for The Society, By W. Bulmer & Co 1798 - 1804. 4 volumes. [volumes 1 - 4]. xxiv; 298; (iv); 368; 4; (iv); 362; (iv); 136; 52; (appendix) pages. Contemporary continental decorative paper covered boards with manuscript spine labels. Kress, B.3739.. First Collected Edition. Boards. Very Good.. 8vo. Book.
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image of A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, Compiled from the Best Authorities and Corrected and Improved from Actual Survey

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Truro: William Lake 1867-72. FOUR VOLUME SET. x; 412; ix; 411; vi; 415; (i); vii; 352; 167; x; (i) pages. 7 plates inc. photographic plate of St Michaels Mount, Pedigrees inc. folding. With the Northbrook bookplate. Original blue bevelled cloth lettered in gilt, volume 3 rebacked with the original spine relaid, volume 4 head cap neatly repaired. Light staining to… Read more
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Charges Delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Barbados and the Leeward Islands ...

by COLERIDGE, William Hart

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Published
1835
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Very Good.
Edition
First edit, thus
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$512.66

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(London): J. G. & F. Rivington, 1835. x; (blank); 324; 145 pages. Two eratta slips. Tables. Frontispiece folding hand coloured map of the Diocese of Barbados, one folding hand coloured map of the Archdeaconry of Barbados, one folding hand coloured map of a Topographical Sketch of the Southern Part of Trinity Parish, one folding hand coloured map of the Archdeaconry… Read more
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image of Account of Certain Hill Castles, Situated Near the Land's End, in Cornwall; in a Communication from William Cotton

Account of Certain Hill Castles, Situated Near the Land's End, in Cornwall; in a Communication from William Cotton

by COTTON, William

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Published
1829
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Good.
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First Edit
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Archaeologia, 1829. pp 300 - 306. 2 engraved plates. Off-print from an academic work in modern paper wrappers.. First Edit. Wrappers. Good.. Folio. Book.
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image of Pitcairn's Island, and the Islanders, in 1850. ... Together with Extracts from His Private Journal, and a Few Hints Upon California; Also, the Reports of All the Commanders of H.M. Ships That Have Touched at the Above Island Since 1800.

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London: Whittaker & Co, 1851. iv; 1 - 260 pages. Portrait lithograph frontispiece of the author, 2 lithograph plates, one full-page illustration in the text. Light scattered foxing mainly towards the rear of the book. Original cloth with printed paper title-label on the spine recased. Hill, 186. " Brodie on his way to the California gold fields from New Zealand,… Read more
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image of A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger, on the Western Coast of South America, in May, 1835. With an Account of the Subsequent Encampment of the Officers and Crew, During a  Period of Seven Weeks, on the South Coast of Chili

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(London): Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1836. (iv); 160 pages. Large folding panoramic lithographic frontispiece, folding map, plate, folding lithograph plate. Bookplate of Edward Joseph Dent. Contemporary half calf neatly rebacked with the original spine relaid. "The Challenger, commanded by Sir Michael Seymour, left Rio de Janeiro and entered the Pacific, headed for Concepion and Valparaiso, Chile. However… Read more
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image of Descrizione Di Roma Moderna Formata Nuovamente Con Le Autorita Del Cardinal Baronio, Alfonso Ciaconio, D'Antonio Bosio, Ottavio Panciroli

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Roma: Michel' Angelo e Pier Vincenzo Rossi, 1697. (vi); 698; (xxxviii) pages. 5 folding plates, many engravings in text. Light staining to upper corner. Contemporary full vellum soiled. Good sound dark impressions of the engravings.. First Edition. Vellum. Good.. 8vo. Book.
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The Confessions of the Countess of Strathmore; Written By Herself. Carefully Copied from the Original, Lodged in Doctor's Commons

by TRIAL ...

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Published
1793
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Very Good
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First edit, thus
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London: Printed for W. Locke, 1793. (iv); (5)-100 pages. Later marbled boards. Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne ( 24 February 1749 - 28 April 1800 ). Known as "The Unhappy Countess", was an 18th-century British heiress, notorious for her licentious lifestyle, who was married at one time to the 9th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.. First edit,… Read more
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" Miscellaneous Drawings "

by JEFFREY COOK, W

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ALBUM, circa 1950s. 8 original watercolour sketches, 6 of which have titles attributing the work to W. Jeffrey Cook, for Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. Various sizes but typically 280 x 190 mm. Highly finished drawing depicting mid-nineteenth century scenes, for instance one titled, " Regent Street Looking North During Demolition of the Colonnade, London. Circa 1840. For Messrs. Raphael… Read more
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