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PRIVATE VISIONS African Art from the Collection of Genevieve McMillan

[ Genevieve McMillan ] [ Boston Athenaeum ] ; Adams, Monni

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Boston: The Boston Athenaeum, 1983. First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. [2], 34 pages. Original red printed wrappers. Minor rubbing to covers. Wraps. An illustrated catalog of the exhibition held at the Boston Athenaeum April 4-29, 1983.

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Massachusetts: Aaron Palmer, 1845. Boards. Good. A circular slide rule. 10 15/16 x 11 inches x 3/8 inch thick constructed of two layers of book board. The upper board with a cutout volvelle in a circular form attached to the rear book board with a metal rivet. Upper board with affixed lithograph to both inner volvelle and outer remainder, showing scales, decorative elements, and imprint information. 1/4 inch gilded leather trim affixed to the edges, and holding the pair of boards together (also likely glued in the area without the volvelle). The rear board also covered with a lithographed sheet, this time a set of instructions and covering most of the leather edge wrapper. Front and rear lithographs lightly lacquered. Scuffed and with uniform minor wear. Leather trim is worn with some loss. The recessed metal 'button' insert usually present in the volvelle for turning is lacking, leaving a 5/16 inch blank cutout which serves the same purpose. The volvelle is warped away from the plane of the ... Read more

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Papers transmitted from India

Trevelyan, C. E. Esq

  • Edition: First Edition
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London: J. Cox, 1830. First Edition. Wrappers. Good. First Edition. 143, [1] pages. Later brown card covers.with hand written label on front panel. 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Original blue/green printed wrappers bound in. Spine panel cracked and showing minor loss to outer cover as well as original wrappers underneath. Clean internally, noting previous owner's name penned at top of title page. Wrappers. OCLC notes: "Papers relating to a charge of corruption against Sir Edward Colebrooke, Resident of Delhie, brought by his assistant, Mr. Trevelyan." Scarce, with only three copies in OCLC/Worldcat as of this listing.

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London: Novello, Ewer and Co, 1900. Cloth. Very Good. [2], v, 162, [2 ads] pages. 8vo. Publisher's original black pebbled cloth (blank). Front endpaper lacking. Paper label of conductor B.J. Lang on front cover and title page. All edges gilt. Cloth. Conductor B.J. Lang's copy. He conducted this work at The Cecilia in Boston March 31, 1892 (copy of program laid in). Manuscript notations sporatically throughout, presumably in his hand. "Ever since its founding in 1876, The Boston Cecilia has enjoyed a history remarkable for its many fine conductors. The great B.J. Lang in his 33 years of leadership established a pattern of introducing new works to Boston audiences alongside standard repertoire. Many of those unknown pieces joined the canon-the Bach Mass in B Minor and Brahms Requiem, to name but two. Among his novel ideas and new pieces now forgotten, Lang had the audacity to program Bach for a Victorian audience whose taste, ironically, found "antique" music decidedly old-fashi ... Read more

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London: Novello, Ewer and Co, 1900. Cloth. Near Fine. [2], v, 162, [2 ads] pages. 8vo. Publisher's original pebbled cloth with copper/gilt title on front cover (spine blank). Signature of Julia Houston West and her address on front pastedown. Stamp of Carl Profer on title page and note written at top "J.H.W. sang the Part of the Piri - first time given in Boston by the Parker Club at Chickering Hall". Otherwise clean internally. Binding sound. Cloth. The copy of Julia Houston West, called by the The New England Magazine, Volume 32 Boston's greatest oratorio singer. The Parker Club was an amateur vocalist association established by James Cutler Dunn Parker in 1864. Parker was also the organist for the Boston Handel and Haydn Society (hymntime dot com). A brochure for the Handel and Haydn Society season of 1898/99 for the Paradise and the Peri laid in (although not apparently Julia West's performance).

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New York: American Book Exchange, 1880. Cloth. Good. [i]-iv, [iii]-iv, [5]-179 pages. Blue cloth. 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Ex-library Hartford Medical Society with their perforated stamp on the title page. A sound reading copy, lightly browned throughout. Cloth. Several editions were published starting in 1871.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: Simpkin and Marshall, 1833. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. 135 pages. 4 x 6 1/2 inches. Leather binding, blindstamped decorations. Wear to corners and head/tail spine panel. A presentation copy inscribed on the front flyleaf "Wm Bignell King from His affectionate Father The Author July 31st, 1833". Bookplate of W James Cutler on the front pastedown, with small stamp of the same name at head of second flyleaf. Some page creasing and general smudges, otherwise a good reading copy. Boards.

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Athol, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: North Village Pub Co / Roger K. Smith, 1992. First Edition. Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. [6], 396 pages. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Publisher's leather binding with gold printing. Dust jacket bright and clean. One of an unknown number of Special Copies, this one for tool dealer and collector Phil Stanley, with special inserted number page and INSCRIBED to Phil BY THE AUTHOR on the half title page. A standard reference (the second in the series) by Smith, essential for anyone collecting or studying this area. Boards. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR.

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Munchen: J. F. Lehmanns, 1922. Hard Cover. Good. An interesting illustrated medical book. With 92 full page photogravures of internal organs and 133 numbered pages. Original paper covered boards, worn at the edges. Thin cloth spine nearly perished with pieces missing at base of the spine. Otherwise sound, a usable copy. Hard Cover.

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The Peek-A-Boo Series : Peek-a-Boo Jack

Preston, Chloe (illustrator)

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New York: Hodder & Stoughton, [ not dated ]. Boards. Fair. Chloe Preston. Chloe Preston. [15] un-numbered pages. Paper covered boards in the shape of a child at top with two different versions of "M.S.Dreadnought" - the front illustration with the toy boat held in hand and complete, the rear with child crying and a broken masted toy boat on the ground. Spine mostly perished. Light soiling, a used copy. Boards. Printed in England and a part of the Peek-A-Boo Series. Imprint is New York, Hodder & Stoughton. The London edition (Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton) is circa 1912.

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The Pennsylvania College Book 1832-1882

Breidenbaugh, E. S. ; Tipton, William H. (photographer)

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Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society for the Alumni Association of Pennsylvania College, 1882. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. William H. Tipton. William H. Tipton. First Edition. x, 475 pages. Plus 17 albumen photographs by Tipton, at least some in a stereoview format. Publisher's blue cloth with black ruling. Minor wear to the cloth and extremities. Previous owner name on front flyleaf. Albumen photographs have nice tonality. Previous owner's name on front flyleaf. Minor silverfish damage to the covers, color-toned to match the binding. Slight fading to the spine panel. Cloth. Published for the Alumni Association of Pennsylvania College. "William H. Tipton (August 5, 1850 - September 20, 1929) was a noted American photographer of the second half of the 19th century, most noted for his extensive early photography of the Gettysburg Battlefield and the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Tipton was born in Gettysburg. He studied photography as the apprentice of Charles and I ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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Chicago: The Rogerson Press, 1897. First Edition. Cloth. Poor. First Edition. [8], [5]-172 pages. Publisher's brown cloth gilt. Small 8vo. Surface of binding with silverfish damage. Several spots with cloth perished. Clean internally. Several plates, including one of Harris in later life. Laid in is a worn pamphlet titled "Automobiles" by [the late] Samuel Harris (with the compliments of the Samuel Harris & Co Machines and Manufacturers Tools and Supplies Chicago, 1911) which notes Harris was a 1st Lieutenant in Co. A, 5th Michigan Cavalry. Cloth. A personal narrative published for the benefit of his children and descendants. Many anecdotes, including of prison life during the War of the Rebellion (perhaps better known to modern readers as the civil war). Scarce in the original edition (also reprinted by Kessinger and others).

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Boston: J. L. Peters, 1869. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. First Edition. [49]-96 pages. Self wrappers. 9 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches. Lightly browned overall. Sunned, with minor creases and tears. Wraps.

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  • Edition: Second Edition
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Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1922. Second Edition. Boards. Good. Second Edition. 304 pages plus ads. Brown paper covered boards. Bookplate of Dr. Siegwart Hermann on front pastedown with his stamp at head of title page. Also sticker of Prof. Dr. phil. Kolkwitz next to his name on title page. A few pages with corner creases. Small tear to spine panel lower portion and number inked on spine. Still a sound copy. Text in German. Mit 12 zum Teil farbigen und 153 Abbildungen im Text. (With 12 partly colored and 153 illustrations in the text.). Boards. "Kolkwitz is known for work with Maximilian Marsson (1845-1909) in the development of the "saprobic system" as a biological determination of water quality and levels of organic waste (pollution) in rivers and streams. Their methodology was a non-chemical analysis that was based on patterns of abundance and distribution of various biological species. They examined the biological patterns of approximately 800 species of water plants and invertebrates in ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: John Churchill, 1856. First Edition. Boards. Very Good. First Edition. viii, 583 pages. 8vo. 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Wear overall to the binding, fundamentally sound. Some issues have stamp of old hospital library. Boards. Contains 12 issues of the Journal and Transactions. Issues include Transactions of the Pharmaceutical Society, plus extracts and original articles of interest to the membership. Ethics issues, criminal poisoning, history of fats, notes on materia medica at the Paris exposition, experiments with deriving ether, electrical apparatus, etc etc appear as topics in a quick flip through the pages. A fascinating read with many pointers to other period sources.

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Pharmaceutisches Centralblatt Für 1841

[ Chemistry and Pharmacy ]

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Leipzig: Leopold Voss, 1841. First Edition. Boards. Very Good. First Edition. [2], [459]-962, [2] pages. Period marbled paper covered boards with red paper spine label (chipped). Zwölfter Jahrgang, zweiter Band, von No. 29 bis No. 59. Marbling is chipping at the edges. A periodical, including issues No 29 (Jul 8, 1841) through No 59 (Dec 25, 1841). Primarily chemistry and pharmaceuticals, started in 1830 as an abstracts journal, searching for an publishing important facts of the time from various journals. It's name was changed to include Chemistry in 1840. Boards.

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London: Lockyer Davis and Charles Reymers, 1756. First Edition. Leather bound. Very Good. First Edition. [2], [799]-1393, [17-indices] pages. 4to. New calf spine with labels over original boards. New endpapers. With 48 folding copper plates. The usuall minor offsetting on the plates, otherwise bright and clean internally. A sound copy. Leather bound. "In 1662, the newly formed 'Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge' was granted a charter to publish by King Charles II and on 6 March 1665, the first issue of Philosophical Transactions was published under the visionary editorship of Henry Oldenburg, who was also the Secretary of the Society. The first volumes of what was the world's first scientific journal were very different from today's journal, but in essence it served the same function; namely to inform the Fellows of the Society and other interested readers of the latest scientific discoveries. As such, Philosophical Transactions established the important prin ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Printing
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Glasguae (Glasgow): Ex Prelo Academico, Typis Andreae Et Joannis M. Duncan, 1822. First Printing. Full calf. Near Fine. First Printing. 8vo. 4 volumes bound in 2. Vol 1: [iii]-xxx, [1 - index capitum], [1-blank], [1]-431 pp ; Vol 2: [6], [1]-320 pages; Vol 3: [12], [ix]-xxxvi, [1]-344 pages. Vol 4: [4], [iii]-vi, [1]-202 pages. Complete. Short closed tear at the base of page 202, volume 4. Modern tan calf with spine in 6 compartments, raised bands with red and black labels and gilt decorations, simple gold borders on front and rear panels, and edge decorations. Presents very nicely on the shelf. Text in Latin. Full calf. The first Glasgow re-issue of the 1739 Jesuits' edition, edited by John Martin Frederick Wright. The first Jesuits' edition was published in Geneva in 1739-1742 and the second in 1760. These so-called Jesuits' editions (so-called because the editors were really Minims) are valued because of their copious commentary, and also because they contain additional works by Bernoully ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1802. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. xxiv, 390, [2] pages plus 14 engraved plates. 8vo. Brown library buckram with library label on spine. Library bookplate and deaccession stamp on front endpapers otherwise clean internally (noting minor foxing throughout). Although marked Volume 1, this was the only volume published. Cloth. Contains various papers including Experiments on Gunpowder, Experiments made with Cannon and some attempts to improve Field Artillery, Experiments on Production of Air from Water, Intensities of Light emitted by Luminous Bodies, Experiments on Coloured Shadows, Conjectures respecting the Principles of the Harmony of Colours, Enquiry concerning Chemical Properties attributed to Light, etc. Thompson was well known for his technological innovation, and he studied gunpowder and illumination throughout his life. (DSB).

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  • Edition: First Edition
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Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1908. First Edition. Cloth. Good. First Edition. VIII, 228 pages. 8vo. Brown buckram binding. Ex-library US Patent Office (withdrawn). Band IX of the Handbuch der Agewandten Physikalischen Chemie. A sound working copy, noting the usual library markings. Text in German. Cloth.

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