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English Literature:Science From ZH BOOKS


The Art of Love [Limited to 500 copies]

By Robie, M.D., W. F.

Ithaca, NY: Rational Life Publishing Co., 1925. Special Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of 500 copies (this copy #139); privately printed for distribution only to members of the recognized professions; 5 1/2 x 8; pp. [12], 3-386; [4]; 3/4 red morocco with cloth over boards; gilt title and decorations to spine; very minor wear to covers; faint discoloration to bottom edge of first several pages only; previous owner's name to first free page; front hinge partly starting; overall very good. "On psychology of love, the art of love, the art of love for the unmarried, and many case studies."


The Ancient Life-History of the Earth

By Nicholson, H. Alleyne

D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1899. Hardcover. Fair. An early paleontological science book with incredible engravings and charts. Condition: Fair/Good- original marbled boards and 3/4 leather spine; 5 raised bands to spine and gilt title and decorations; spine worn; front gutter cracked, but covers attached; pages clean and bright.


The Book of Business [Signed/Inscribed by Author]

By Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora: The Roycrofters, 1913. Soft cover. Good. First edition, 5" x 7 1/4"; pp. [12], 11-161, [7]; original limp full calf; embossed title and decorations; gilt top edge and roughly-cut fore-edge of pages; wear mostly along edges of covers; spine slightly rubbed and faded; portrait frontis; engraved vignettes at beginning of chapters; few small pencil marks at outer margin of several pages; number written in upper corner of first free page; good or better condition. Signed/inscribed by author. He founded the Roycroft artisan community - an exponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Among his best known and most influential works is 'Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great.' His wife and he perished aboard Lucitania, when the ship was sunk by a German submarine in 1915. In his present work he elaborates on his ideas of business as a fine art.


[Statistics]Introduction to Statistical Analysis

By Dixon, W. J. and Massey, F. J.

[Eugene, Or.?] : [s.n.], 1949. Soft cover. Good. First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, [1], 32; illustrated with diagrams and tables; original speckled yellow wraps; an inch-long piece missing from tail of spine resulting in a crease line to lower left corner of cover; a few small creases to corners; some wear along spine edges; pages have some pencil underlining. A fairly uncommon first printing, of which OCLC lists 9 copies in major institutions and libraries. In the preface, the authors mention that "the text is used in this experimental form and the authors will appreciate criticisms and suggestions.


Plain Home Talk About the Human System.Embracing Medical Common Sense Applied to Causes, Prevention, and Cure of Chronic Diseases

By FOOTE, Edward B

New York: Murray Hill Publishing Company, 1889. Hardcover. Fair. Revised edition; original embossed brown cloth over boards; 12mo; pp. i-xxiv, 25-959, [1] publisher's advertisement; 6 chromolithograph color plates, 200 illustrations - full-page and in-line and many woodcut engravings in the text; boards worn and faded; edges of spine and boards rubbed; title page and frontis portrait missing, else text complete; piece missing off upper right corner of preface page and a closed tear; a few penciled-in notes throughout; pages mostly clean. A fascinating early work on the human system, the different organs, diseases and their prevention, and even marriage and "the philosophy of child-making.