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The Eastern Hunters

NEWALL, J.T.

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1866 1st ed The Eastern Hunter HUNTING in Asia Tigers Illustrated Newall J.T. Newall's 'The Eastern Hunter' is a rare, mid-19th-century account of big game hunting and actual hunting stories. Newall describes hunting adventures from Asia, most of which include tracking and shooting tigers. This first edition book includes impressive full-page engravings of tigers and hunting scenes. Item number: #6744 Price: $399 NEWALL, J.T. The Eastern Hunters London: Tinsley brothers, 1866. First edition. Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages o [xvi], 457p 路 Language: English 路 Binding: Cloth; tight and secure 路 Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 6744Photos available upon request.

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1698 1ed Stillingfleet Ecclesiastical LAW Cases Bond Resignation Anglican ChurchEdward Stillingfleet was a 17th-century British theologian known for his defensive views on Anglicanism. He also published ecclesiastical law treatise entitled 'Cases relating to the duties and rights of Parochial Clergy'. In this work, he describes the responsibilities and church duties of the clergymen, obligations for observing liturgical canons and constitutions, and maintaining ecclesiastical law. This two part first edition includes a discourse on the antiquities of London in which Stillingfleet covers the differences in ecclesiastical law, civil law, and common law.Item number: #5359Price: $499STILLINGFLEET, EdwardEcclesiastical cases relating to the duties and rights of the parochial clergy : stated and resolved according to the principles of conscience and law.London : Printed by J.H. for Henry Mortlock, 1698. First edition.Details: 鈥 Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 partso 'Cases relating to the Duties鈥'飩 [2], ... Read more

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1792 French Revolution National Assembly 8v Antoine Dugour School of Politics Antoine Jeudy Dugour's 'School of Politics' is a collection of speeches, treatises, essays, and discussions present during the French National Assembly of 1789-1792. These works, written and spoken by a variety of figures, focus primarily around the events of the French Revolution. Item number: #6860 Price: $599 DUGOUR, Antoine Jeudy E虂cole de politique, ou collection, par ordre de matie虁res A Paris: chez Gattey ..., [1792]. Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages; 8 volumes o 16 portrait engravings o 4 folding tables 路 Language: French 路 Binding: Leather; tight & secure 路 Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19.5cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 6860Photos available upon request.

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1905 1st Mark Twain Editorial Wild Oats Stories Illustrated Humor Agriculture "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." 鈥 Mark Twain "Editorial Wild Oats", is a collection featuring some of Mark Twain's funniest stories; each being a narrative to various journalistic experiences. These whimsical stories have become quite popular among the many humorous writings of Twain. This short and sweet, delightful read, contains the following contents: 路 My First Literary Venture 路 Journalism in Tennessee 路 Nicodemus Dodge-Printer 路 Mr. Bloke's Item 路 How I edited an Agricultural Paper 路 The Killing of Julius Caesar Localized Item number: #5595 Price: $350 TWAIN, Mark Editorial wild oats, by Mark Twain. New York and London. Harper and Brothers. 1905. 1st edition Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages o 82 o Illustrated with 7 plates 路 References: BAL 3665; 路 Language: English 路 Bindi ... Read more

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1887 1st English ed EGYPT Illustrated Egyptian Middle East Egyptology 2v Ebers George Ebers was a 19th-century German historian known almost exclusively for his accounts of Egypt and Egyptian history. His book, simply known as 'Egypt', helped popularize Egyptian-lore throughout Europe and America. This work is beautifully illustrated with impressive, full-page engravings of Egyptian royalty, architecture, cities, and Arab culture. This rare, first English edition was translated out of the original German by Clara Bell. Item number: #5477 Price: $750 EBERS, Georg Moritz Egypt : descriptive, historical and picturesque London : Cassell & Co., [ca. 1887]. 1st edition Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages o 2 volumes - xxiv, 314 - xxii, 388 路 Language: English 路 Binding: Cloth; tight and secure 路 Size: ~15in X 12in (38cm x 30.5cm) 路 Auction records and price comparisons at $1,500 Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction ... Read more

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1720 Japanese Illustrated Woodblock Morikuni Art Birds Flowers Samurai JAPAN A rare, 18th century set of woodblock prints by the famous artist TachibanMorikuni (1679-1748) of poets, landscapes, scenes and birds bound in the "fukurotoji (variously translated as "bound-pocket," or "pouch" binding)" style (Keio). Morikuni's 'Picture Book of the Plum Tree where the Warbler Dwells' would go on to influence art of birds and flowers for the next 300 years where artists would intentionally copy the work of Morikuni "as a sign of respect for the work of an artist whom the copier held in high regard" (Reader). This rare, 1720 edition of woodblock prints includes 22 double-page illustrations! Item number: #7250 Price: $399 MORIKUNI, Tachibana EhonOushukubai绻湰槎姊呫亪銇汇倱銇娿亞銇椼倕銇忋伆銇 (Picture Book of the Plum Tree where the Warbler Dwells) Japan: Gyokushiken shi, [c. 1720] Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages; o 22 double-page illustrations 路 References: o Ke ... Read more

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1793 1ed OPHTHALMOLOGY Ocular Eye Surgery Portuguese Medicine Lisbon Brazil 'The first Portuguese textbook of ophthalmology'!(Becker) Joaquim Jose de Santa Anna was an 18th-century Portuguese eye surgeon and oculist who published a the most important Portuguese treatise concerning eye health and medicine. 'Elements of Ocular Surgery' was a work which displayed instructional techniques of eye operations as well as medical philosophies of the time. This 1793 first and only edition includes impressive illustrations of surgical instruments and a view of a surgeon operating on his patient. Item number: #5787 Price: $950 SANTA ANNA, Joquim Jose de Elementos de cirurgia ocular offerecidos a sua Alteza Real o Senhor D. Joa虄o Principe do Brazil por Joaquim Jose虂 de Santa Anna, lente oculista do Hospital real de S. Jose虂 desta Corte Lisboa, Na officina de Sima虄o Thaddeo Ferreira, M. DCC. LXXXXIII. [1793]. Details: 路 Collation: complete with all pages o VIII, 279, [1] o Signatures: pi鈦, A-2M鈦 ... Read more

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1685 RARE German Medicine The Good Samaritan Elias Beynon Midwifery Plague Cures A highly rare and desirably 17th-century German health and medicine manual 鈥 'Barmhertziger Samariter' by Elias Beynon. Also known as 'The Good Samaritan', this book is a collection of cures, remedies, and medicines, for all sorts of sicknesses and infirmities to the human body. It also provides valuable lessons and instruction to midwives as well as medical advice to prevent and treat the plague! Item number: #6805 Price: $550 BEYNON, Elias Eliae Beynon des Ju虉ngern ... Barmhertziger Samariter oder, Freund-bru虉derlicher Rath, allerhand Kranckheiten und Gebrechen des menschlichen Leibs ... zu heilen ... Auch einem sehr nutzlichen Unterricht vor die Heb-Ammen in allen zustossenden Fa虉llen. Nebst einem neuen Anhang von der Pest ... Anjetzo aufs neu u虉bersehen und von vielen Druck-Fehlern gereinigt. Sultzbach : Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1685. Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages o [6], 7-330, [12]; [4], 5-10 ... Read more

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1532 1ed Valturio De Re Militari Illustrated WAR Woodcut Artillery Guns Military Roberto Valturio was a 15th-century Italian engineer known solely for his treatise on military history. 'De Re Militari' focuses on all aspects of warfare, but divides the work into main topics 鈥 the qualities and virtues of a good leader, ancient Roman military styles, religious customs and beliefs during war, battlefield tactics and maneuvers, location for encampments, use of scouts and explorers, defensive vs offensive weapons, artillery, naval warfare and types of boats, and even a section on astrology and use of stars to guide through battle. This unbelievable, pristine first edition is filled with 85 incredible woodcut engravings of various types of artillery and siege weapons, trebuchet, ballista, catapults, flags, battering rams, and war tools 鈥 even elaborate, fantastical weapons such as an enormous mobile siege tower designed to look like a dragon! This work was highly influential and oft referenced, as is eviden ... Read more

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1677 1st ed Yarranton England Improvement Economics Dutch Wars London Fires Beer Andrew Yarranton was a 17th-century English engineer who is best remembered for his improvements to English waterways, which eventually made them more navigable to sea goers. His waterway improvements, along with several other notable infrastructural upgrades. However, Yarranton also sought to improve England's economic status regarding the financial war with the Dutch. According to the DNB, this work "was one of the first promoting inland navigation on rivers & canals, amongst other modern economic ideas (including the establishment of a national land registry). It was influential because it gave the economic arguments for such projects rather than the technical aspects of their construction." Item number: #7036 Price: $950 YARRANTON, Andrew England's improvement by sea and land: To out-do the Dutch without fighting, to pay debts without moneys, to set at work all the poor of England with the growth of our own lands. To preve ... Read more

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1653 Enchiridion of Epictetus Greek Latin Stoic Philosophy Cebes Tablet BINDING"What upsets people is not things themselves but their perception about the things." 鈥 Epictetus, EnchiridionA mid-17th-century printing of the famous Enchiridion by Epictetus. The original Greek advice manual focused on the philosophy of daily life 鈥 primarily that one should accept their own fate. The Enchiridion is famous for holding authority in both Christian and Pagan circles, few books can claim such a feat. This 1653 edition features both the original Greek and Latin translations in a beautiful, decorated Moroccan leather binding!Item number: #5397 Price: $599EPICTETUSEpicteti Enchiridion, graece et latine, vna虁 cum notis grammaticis quae nunc primum in lucem prodeunt, cum versione latina accuratius & fidelius examinata in gratiam studiosae iuuentutis.Parisiis. : Apud Sebastianum Cramoisy et Gabrielem Cramoisy., MDCLIII., 1653.Details: Collation: Complete with all pages[4], 67, [1], 63-131, [3], 63, [1]Signatures: A-F ... Read more

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1594 Pistorius Epistolae German Letters on Martin Luther Calvin Huss Reformation Johann Pistorius was a 16th-century historian who published a number of anti-Protestant works each of which demonstrated his knowledge of his despised theological opponents such as Martin Luther. This work, published in 1594, is a collection of Pistorius letters to Joannes Pappus, a fellow German theologian, describing the controversies of the Calvinists and Protestants in the 16th-century.Item number: #5421Price: $599PISTORIUS, JohannEpistolae tres ad D. Ioannem Pappum theologum Lutheranum: prima, excitatoria ... Accesserunt tamquam antidoron parallela noua, parallelis Pappi multo meliora, de Hussij et Lutheri in omnibus controuersiis dissensione ... Authore ... D. Ioanne Pistorio NidanoColoniae : apud Geruinum Calenium & h忙redes Iohannis Quentelij, 1594.Details: Collation: Complete with all pages [12], 326, [1 blank], 68Signatures: *4 2*2 A-2S4; a-h4 i2References: USTC 651699; VD16 P 3042; not in AdamsLanguage: LatinBinding: V ... Read more

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1841 1st ed BONAPARTE OWNED Davidov Partisan War RUSSIAN Napoleonic Wars Denis Davidov was a Russian soldier during the Napoleonic Wars who wrote rather unconventional works many, of which, focused on the military, and aspects of war. According to Russian political historian D.S Mirksy, Davidov's works "contain some of the best military reading in the language". At the end of August 1812, a few days before the Battle of Moscow, Davidov, who at the time was a Colonel of Hussars, obtained permission to harass the lines of French communication. This event was recorded in 'Essai sur la Guerre de Partisans' and describes methods of disrupting enemy communication beginning in the Thirty Years War. Note: Bonaparte family provenance Item number: #5801 Price: $550 DAVIDOV, Denis Vasil'evich Essai sur la guerre de partisans ... Traduit du russe par le comte He虂raclius de Polignac ... Revu et pre虂ce虂de虂 d'une notice biographique sur l'auteur, par le ge虂ne虂ral de Brack Paris : J. Corre虂ard, 1841. First French ... Read more

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1786 1st ed Tressan on Electricity Physics Science Natural Phenomena Volcanos 2v'Essay on Electricity Fluidity' is a work by La Verne Tressan on the origins of electricity and its various effects. This work was written by a General in the French Royal Army. According to the Wheeler Catalogue, this is a "Discursive work in which electricity is connected with the processes of the animal and vegetable worlds as well as with most natural phenomena from lightning and volcanic action to the aurora borealis and zodiacal light."Item number: #5029 Price: $499TRESSAN, Louis-Elizabeth de La VergneEssai sur le fluide e虂lectrique, conside虂re虂 comme agent universel, par feu M. le Cte de Tressan, ...A Paris: chez Buisson, 1786. First edition.Details: Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumesVol. I 鈥 lxxx, 396, [2]Vol. II 鈥 [4], 487, [5]References: Wheeler Gift, 537; Language: FrenchBinding: Leather; tight & secureSize: ~7.5in X 5in (19.5cm x 13cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Custome ... Read more

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1846 1st ed Etching of Whaling Cruise Fishing Africa Browne Melville Moby DickFirst edition of the inspiration for 'Moby Dick'!J Ross Browne was a 19th-century fisherman and whaler who, in 1842, joined an African whaling crew and began writing about his adventures. 'Etchings of a Whaling Cruise' became a widely read book and is known to have been the primary inspiration for Herman Melville's famous novel 'Moby Dick'. Item number: #5183Price: $950BROWNE, J RossEtchings of a whaling cruise with notes of a sojourn on the island of Zanzibar. To which is appended a brief history of the whale fishery ...New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. First American editionDetails: Collation: Complete with all pages: [xiii], 580References: Sabin 8658; Howes B 877Language: English Binding: Leather; tight and secureSize: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! ... Read more

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1664 RARE 1st ed John Barclay Satyricon Gunpowder Plot Jesuit Satire Morisot John Barclay was an early 17th-century Scottish poet and author remembered for works such as 'Argenis' and 'Satyricon'. Many of Barclay's works were satirical in nature, most notably 'Satyricon', which was written over the course of ten years at the start of the 17th-century. The last two parts were given separate titles and were not written as part of the original 'Satyricon'; however, they are now considered to be part of the work. 路 'Satyricon' 鈥 "a comic novel" (Fleming); a severe satire on Jesuits, medical doctors, education, and literature 路 'Apologia Euphomionis pro se' 鈥 a response to Jesuit attacks 路 'Icon Animorum' 鈥 a description of the character and mannerisms of various European nations and cultures o "A masterly description of the manners of several nations of Europe in the beginning of the 18th-century, with remarks moral and philosophical on the various tempers of men." (Lowndes) This 166 ... Read more

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1639 Mathematics & Physics Puzzles FIREWORKS Rockets Ballistics Woodcuts Mydorge'Examen du Livre des Recreations Mathematiques' is a rare and important commentary by Claude Mydorge on Jean Leurechon's 'Recreations'. Leurechon's famous work is a collection of mathematical puzzles and problems that made him famous throughout Europe in the 17th-century. Mydorge contributed his own share of mathematics and physics studies in this work including a section on fireworks and rocketry 鈥 how to make both single and double rockets and various types of explosives! This work, published in 1639, is filled with 74 impressive woodcut illustrations 鈥 geometric puzzles, math problems, and, most desirably, illustrations of fireworks, rockets, and ballistics!Item number: #5515Price: $1500MYDORGE, ClaudeExamen du liure des Recreations mathematiques, & de ses problemes en geometrie, mechanique, optique, & catoptriqueParis : Antoine Robinot, 1639.Details: Collation: Complete with all pages; 3 parts in 1[16], 43074 in-text woodc ... Read more

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1902, 1ed Medieval French ART & Architecture Illustrated 2v Molinier Exposition Emile Molinier was a 19th-century French art historian, who, along with Frantz Marcou, wrote 'Exposition Retrospective', a book covering the origins of French art through 1800. This book focuses primarily on medieval designs of architecture and art featuring impressive views of statues, furniture, pottery, paintings, and more throughout the work. Item number: #7028 Price: $499 MOLINIER, E虂mile Exposition re虂trospective de l'art franc抬ais des origines a虁 1800 Paris: E. L茅vy, [1902]. 1st edition Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages o 2 volumes o Volume 1: [6], [iv], [iv], 140, plates, [3] o Volume 2: [5], [iv], [iv], 49, plates, [3] 路 Language: French 路 Binding: Leather; tight and secure 路 Size: ~15in X 12in (39cm x 30cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full r ... Read more

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1909 TRUE 1st/1st Mark TWAIN Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven Last Book "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."鈥 Mark Twain'Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven' (1909), the last of Twain's books published during his lifetime, was printed in the same red cloth that Harper used for many of Twain's works. This book is Mark Twain's vision of Heaven and the journey in which is required to get there. Even though this book undermines most Christian views of salvation, it still maintained a popular read. Item number: #5038 Price: $399TWAIN, MarkExtract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to HeavenLondon/New York: Harper & Bros., 1909. First edition. 1st printingDetails: Collation: Complete with all pages[3], 120, [1]References: BAL 3511Note on publishing: "October, 1909" on copyright pageLanguage: EnglishBinding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secureSize: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 12.5cm) Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our pri ... Read more

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1904 1st ed Mark Twain Adam's Diary Fall of Man Creation Illustrated Satire "Wheresoever she was, there was Eden." 鈥 Mark Twain, Diaries of Adam and Eve Mark Twain's 'Diaries of Adam and Eve' are first-person memoirs that follow along from the beginning of creation, getting to know each other, and their final days on earth after 'the fall'. 'Adam's Diary', first published in 1904, was Twain's comedic and satirical take on the Book of Genesis. It was filled with illustrations by Strothmann; however, most of them were considered pornographic in nature when it was first published in the United States. Item number: #6529 Price: $350 TWAIN, Mark Extracts from Adam's Diary London & New York: Harper & Bros., 1904. First edition. Details: 路 Collation: Complete with all pages o [5], 89 路 References: BAL 3480 路 Language: English 路 Binding: Cloth; tight and secure 路 Size: ~8in X 5.5in (20cm x 13cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer sat ... Read more

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