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THE DAY FIVE THOUSAND FISH DIED IN THE CHARLES RIVER

THE DAY FIVE THOUSAND FISH DIED IN THE CHARLES RIVER

by Spicer, Jack

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Pleasant Valley New York: Kriya Press, 1967. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. Broadside, 16 x 11 inches. Numbered 80 of 100 copies. Light wear at edges. Near fine. One of the first six broadsides printed at the Kriya Press, in the year it was founded at the Sri Ram Ashrama in Pleasant Valley.
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DE IPECACUANHA DISSERTATIO QUAM VENIA EXP. FAC. MED. UPSAL. PRÆSIDE C. P. THUNBERG. . . PRO...
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DE IPECACUANHA DISSERTATIO QUAM VENIA EXP. FAC. MED. UPSAL. PRÆSIDE C. P. THUNBERG. . . PRO GRADU MEDICO CONSCRIPSIT ET PUBLICÆ CENSURÆ OFFERT IMMANUEL BILLBERG. . . PARS PRIOR [and] . . . JOH. OTTO LINDSTRÔMER. . . PARS ALTERA

by Thunberg, Carl Peter; Johan Immanuel Billberg & Johan Otto Lindströmer

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Uppsala: Excudebant Regiae academiae typographi, 1824. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Two volumes: 22;[1],[23]-38 pp. In Latin. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Small marginal tear in second leaf, very minor dust soiling in outer leaves, else fine. Medical dissertations submitted by Johan Immanuel Billberg and Johan Otto Lindströmer at Uppsala University on the topic of ipecacuanha. Johan Immanuel (or Emanuel) Billberg (1799-1845) received his PhD in 1821 and medical doctorate in 1827, following an important botanical collecting expedition to Columbia. The essays, on the botany and pharmaceutical uses of the ipecacuanha plant of Latin America, are addressed to Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828), Professor of Medicine and Natural Philosophy at Uppsala. An important disciple of Carl Linnaeus, Thunberg was particularly distinguished for his botanical collecting expeditions in South Africa and Japan.
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DE SPECTRIS LEMURIBUS ET MAGNIS ATQUE INSOLLITIS FRAGORIBUS, VARIÍSQUE PRAESAGITIONIBUS,...
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DE SPECTRIS LEMURIBUS ET MAGNIS ATQUE INSOLLITIS FRAGORIBUS, VARIÍSQUE PRAESAGITIONIBUS, QUAE PLERUNQUE OBITUM HOMINUM, MAGNAS CLADES, MUTATIONÉSQUE IMPERIORUM, PRAECEDUNT, LIBER UNUS. LUDOVICO LAVATERO TIGURINO AUTORE

by Lavater, Ludwig

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Geneva: Eustache Vignon, 1580. Hardcover. Very good. [16],213 pp. In Latin. 19th-century plain paper-backed marbled boards. 19th-century German booksellers label in front pastedown. Small early inscription, crossed out in early ink, in title page, not affecting text, occasional early underlining and marginal notes. Two-inch vertical crease at head of title leaf, with half-inch closed tear at edge (tear not affecting text), faint dampstaining in first 24 leaves. Very good. Early Latin edition, after the first edition, in German, of 1569 and the first Latin edition of 1570. Known in English as “Of Ghostes and Spirites Walking by Nyght, and of Strange Noyses, Crackes, and Sundry Forewarnings, Whiche Commonly Happen Before the Death of Menne, Great Slaughters, & Alterations of Kyngdomes,” from the 1572 English translation, this book is one of the most important demonological works of the Reformation era and was profoundly influential in Elizabethan literature. The author, Ludwig… Read more
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DE TELLURIBUS IN MUNDO NOSTRO SOLARI, QUAE VOCANTUR PLANETAE: ET DE TELLURIBUS IN COELO...
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DE TELLURIBUS IN MUNDO NOSTRO SOLARI, QUAE VOCANTUR PLANETAE: ET DE TELLURIBUS IN COELO ASTRIFERO: DEQUE ILLARUM INCOLIS; TUM DE SPIRITIBUS & ANGELIS IBI; EX AUDITIS & VISIS

by [Swedenborg, Emanuel]

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London: [John Lewis], 1758. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto. 72 pp. Errata leaf not present, as usual. In Latin. Late 19th-century red morocco, raised bands, gilt spine title, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Mid 19th-century ownership inscription in title page and underlining and extensive marginal notes in English and Latin from the same owner at various points throughout. Some loss to manuscript marginalia from trimming. Minor wear and soiling to binding and occasional soiling and foxing in contents. Very good. First edition, in Latin, of one of Swedenborg's early mystical writings, published anonymously by John Lewis in London in an edition of 1000 copies. This work, later published in English as "Concerning the Earths in our Solar System, which are called Planets; and concerning the Earths in the Starry Heaven; together with an account of their inhabitants, and also of the spirits and angels there..." is an account of Swedenborg's spiritual… Read more
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¡DEATH, BROTHER OF SLEEP; HOLY PRIMAEVAL KING! [caption title]

¡DEATH, BROTHER OF SLEEP; HOLY PRIMAEVAL KING! [caption title]

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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[New York]: Hand set & Printed at Uranian Press by R.O.T. [i.e. Richard O. Tyler], 1960. First Thus. Broadside. Near fine. [ca. 1960]. Broadside, 11 x 8½ inches. Printed in black on salmon paper. Embossed seal of the Uranian Press and rubber stamp of Uranian Tract Society in lower margin. Two horizontal folds, else fine.Fine An early "tract" broadside printed by the Uranian Press and issued in a slightly form in the 1960 DEATH TRACTS broadside portfolio. In the Uranian Press tract style, two lines of text (here, "¡Death, brother of sleep;" and "Holy Primaeval King!") are printed above and below a relief print. The print adds the text, "INJECTED IT INTO HIS VAIN | SEE WHETHER THE SHOTS WILL HELP THE DISEASE," around a fairly inscrutable image. Richard Oviet Tyler (1926-1983) established the Uranian Press in 1958 in the basement of a tenement on the Lower East Side where, by 1960, he had installed four printing presses. Under the Uranian imprint, Tyler, his wife, Dorothea Baer Tyler, and friends… Read more
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THE DEWEY YEARS AT COLUMBIA 1883-1888

THE DEWEY YEARS AT COLUMBIA 1883-1888

by [Dewey, Melvil]; The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

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New York: Book Arts Press, Columbia University, School of Library Service, 1987. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. [4],ii,[2],28 pp., including illustrations. Pictorial wrappers, stapled. Fine. Catalog of an exhibition at the Rotunda, Low Library, Columbia University, December 1987. One of 1000 copies printed by Eastern Press in New Haven, Connecticut.
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A DIRECTORY OF NAMES, PENNANT NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SHIP...

A DIRECTORY OF NAMES, PENNANT NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SHIP MASTERS' ASSOCIATION OF THE GREAT LAKES. . . APRIL, 1907

by [Great Lakes Shipping]

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Toledo: E. G. Ashley, Grand Financial Secretary, 1907. Hardcover. Near fine. 24 pp. including in-text figures and photographic portraits. Printed in red and black. 12mo. Original flexible black cloth, stamped in gilt. 3/4-inch closed tear in front free endpaper, else near fine. In addition to the directory, the volume includes an "early history" of the association, a "list of vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with names and addresses of owners," "other information of a miscellaneous nature of interest in shipping circles in the Great Lakes," and scores of advertisements for marine suppliers in Cleveland, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Milwaukee, and various other Great Lakes cities. Several of the different companies' advertisements contain wood-engraved or photographic views of their buildings, ships, or machinery. Scarce.
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THE DIRTY GOAT

THE DIRTY GOAT

by Szoka, Elzbieta & Joe W. Bratcher III (eds.)

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Austin: Host Publications, 1989. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. Quarto. [4],99 pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Original price sticker on front wrapper, upper outer corner bumped, rear wrapper and a few rear leaves nicked. Overall very good. First issue of the Austin, Texas literary/arts journal, featuring works of critical theory, creative prose, poetry, drama, and visual art by various authors and translators. It includes one piece by Frank O'Hara, "Act and Portrait -- Frank O'Hara Text to an Alfred Leslie Film," followed by images of three paintings by Leslie.
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DRAWINGS [cover title: CRANERIONS OF BOTYA]
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DRAWINGS [cover title: CRANERIONS OF BOTYA]

by Baxter, Glen

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New York: Adventures in Poetry, 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Baxter, Glen. 11 inches tall. [34] leaves, printed recto only. Patterned covers, side-stapled. Signed by Baxter on the title page. Near fine. 32 absurdist drawings, many captioned, by Glen "Colonel" Baxter, British artist and poet associated with the New York School of poets. As an art student in Leeds during the early 1960s, Baxter encountered the writing of Frank O'Hara and developed an interest in New York School poetry and the mimeograph magazines then being introduced to London. After submitting some of his own pieces to ADVENTURES IN POETRY, in 1974 Baxter was invited to the U.S. to read at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery - "I stood at the lectern, dressed in a tweed suit, and began to speak. People burst into spontaneous laughter. I had arrived" (from a 2016 interview in LITERARY HUB). That same year, both Adventures in Poetry and Gotham Book Mart published mimeograph collections of… Read more
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