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DARWIN onHow & Why Plants Twine
Darwin, Charles.  The power of movement in plants. London: John Murray, 1880. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). x, 592, 32 (adv.) pp.; illus.
$1700.00

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IMPERFECT.  Well Worth HavingANYWAY.
Darwin, Erasmus.   The Botanic Garden; a poem, in two parts. London: Pr. for J. Johnson, 1791. 4to. I: xii, 214, 126, [2] pp.; [6 of 8] plts. (lacking two of the Portland Vase plates). II: [4], ix, 196 pp. [9 of 10] plts. (lacks the frontispiece).
$650.00
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Hague & Gill BibliographyObserving Eric Gill's Centenary”
Davis, James.  Printed by Hague and Gill a checklist prepared in conjunction with the exhibit A Responsible Workman observing Eric Gill's centenary. [Los Angeles]: Regents of the University of California, © 1982. 8vo. [2], 48, [2] pp.; illus.
$20.00
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I Was Born in the Year 1632 . . . ”
Defoe, Daniel.  The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner.... London: John Stockdale, 1790. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [4], [xi]–389, [1 (blank)] pp.; 7 plts. II: Frontis., v, [1], 456, [24], pp.; 6 plts.
$1500.00
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Crusoe, in Victorian Depiction
Defoe, Daniel.  The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Boston: Lee & Shepard; Concord, NH: E.C. Eastman, 1868. 12mo. 631, [9 (adv.)] pp.; 8 plts. (of 16).
$40.00
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Virtue & Vice (But Mostly Vice)
Defoe, Daniel.  Roxana the fortunate mistress or a history of the life and vast variety of fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, afterwards called the Countess de Wintselheim in Germany being the person known by the name of Lady Roxana in the time of Charles II. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. Folio (29.2 cm, 11.5"). xiv, 256, [2] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Defoe'sLondon, Illustrated
Defoe, Daniel.  A tour thro' London about the year 1725 being letter V and parts of letter VI of 'A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain' containing a description of the city of London, as taking in the city of Westminster, borough of Southwark and parts of Middlesex. London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1929. Folio (39 cm, 15.3"). xxi, [1], 115, [3] pp.; 3 fold. maps, 58 plts.
$400.00
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This isone of 350 copies printed, of which only 300 were for sale.

Binding: Publisher's brown cloth in remarkably convincing (and therefore rather interesting) imitation of a Cambridge calf binding, covers framed and panelled in gilt double fillets with scalloped gilt roll and gilt-stamped corner fleurons. Spine with gilt-stamped leather title and author labels.

Provenance:  Front pastedown with skull and “What Do We Know” bookplate of Dr. Charles W. Burr, the first Chair of Mental Diseases at the University of Pennsylvania.

•  Bound as above, slipcase lacking; joints, extremities, and spine bands rubbed, spine slightly darkened. Pages and plates clean.  (33617)


Days When ALL the Dreams Come True”
De La Mare, Walter, et al.  Number Five Joy Street a medley of prose & verse for boys and girls. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1927. 4to. ix, [1], 220, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$35.00

Brave Enough to Tell?
Deland, Margaret.  The hands of Esau. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1914. 8vo. 85, [1] pp.; 2 plts.
[SOLD]
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Polychromatic Binding16 Plates
De Ligny, François.  Vie de N.S. Jésus-Christ tirée des quatre Évangélistes par de Ligny. Limoges & Paris: Librairie des Bons Livres, 1852. Folio (38.5 cm). ix, [1], 152, 22, [2] pp.; 16 plts.
$600.00
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Les JardinsIllustrated & Charmingly Bound
Delille, Jacques. Les jardins, poëme...nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée. Paris: Chez Levrault (pr. by P. Didot l’aîné), 1801. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). [6], xxxv, [1], 216 pp.; 4 plts.
$250.00


Descartes Illustrated
Descartes, René.  Renati Des Cartes opera philosophica. Francofurti ad Moenum: Sumptibus Friderici Knochii, 1692. 4to. 5 parts in 1 vol. Frontis., [47] ff.; [4] ff., 384 pp.; [16] ff., 168 pp.; [8] ff., 220 pp.; [12] ff., 74 pp., [3] ff.; [18] ff., 188 pp., 7 plts.
[SOLD]
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An Amazing TaleA FamousMEXICAN Artist's Interpretive Illustrations
Diaz del Castillo, Bernal.   The discovery and conquest of Mexico, 1517–1521. Mexico: Pr. by Rafael Loera y Chávez for ... The Limited Editions Club, 1942. Folio (32 cm; 12.75"). xxii, 263, [1] pp.
$300.00
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A Herculean Effort A Beautifully Produced Book
Di Bassi, Pietro Andrea.  The Labors of Hercules. Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1971. 4to (27.9 cm, 11"). 89, [3] pp.
$75.00
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First Edition of a DICKENS CLASSIC, with Phiz Engravings
Dickens, Charles.  Little Dorrit. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1855–57. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). 20 vols. in 19. I: 32 (adv.), 16 (pub. adv.), 32, [32 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. II: 12 (adv.), 33– 64, [18 (adv.) pp.; 2 plts. III: 12 (adv.)., 65–96, [4 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. IV: 12 (adv.), 97–128, [8 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. V: 12 (adv.), 129–160, [4 (adv.)], 16 pp.; 2 plts. VI: 12 (adv.), 192, [20 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. VII: 12 (adv.), 193–224, [12 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. VIII: 12 (adv.), 225–256, [10 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. IX: 12 (adv.), 257–288, [8 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. X: 12 (adv.), 289–320, [10 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XI: 12 (adv.), [321]–352, [14 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XII: 12 (adv.), 353–384, [10 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XIII: 12 (adv.), 14 (pub. adv.), 385–416, [30 (adv.) pp.; 2 plts. XIV: 12 (adv.), 417–448, [20 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XV: 12 (adv.), 449–480, [8 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XVI: 8 (adv.), 481–512, [6 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XVII: 12 (adv.), 513–544, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XVIII: 12 (adv.), 545–576, [6 (adv.)] pp.; 2 plts. XIV & XX: 12 (adv.), 577–625, [1], xiv, [6 (adv.)] pp.; 4 plts.
$3500.00
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The Old Curiosity ShopFirst Book-Form Printing
Dickens, Charles.  Master Humphrey's clock.  London: Chapman & Hall, 1840. 12mo (26.2 cm, 10.3"). 3 vols. I: Frontis., [2], iv, 306 pp.; illus. II: Frontis. (incl. in pagination), vi, 306 pp.; illus. III: Frontis. (incl. in pagination), vi, 426 pp.; illus.
$2500.00
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ABCs around the WORLD Illustrated
Diderot, Denis.  Caractères et alphabets de langues mortes et vivantes (Extracted from the Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers). [Paris: ca. 1750–72]. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). 24 double-p. plts. (of 25).
$500.00
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Early Biography of Palafox
Dinouart, Joseph-Antoine-Toussaint.  Vie du vénérable Dom Jean de Palafox, evêque d'Angélopolis, & ensuite evêque d'Osme, dédiée a Sa Majeté Catholique. Cologne: Nyon, 1767. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). Frontis., iv, lvi, 576 pp.; 3 plts.
$300.00


An Appreciation of GOUDY fromTypophilic WOMEN
Distaff Side.  Goudy gaudeamus: In celebration of the dinner given Frederic W. Goudy on his 74th birthday March eighth 1939. [New York]: Pr. for the Distaff Side, 1939. 12mo (16 cm, 6.25"). Fold. frontis., [approx. 176] pp.; illus.
$250.00
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Thomson's Illustrations Beau Brocade”
Dobson, Austin. The ballad of Beau Brocade and other poems of the XVIIIth century. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1892. 8vo. Frontis., xiii, [3], 89, [3] pp.; 25 plts., illus.
$90.00


From Edinburgh to theNorth Pole
Duchaine, Jean Baptiste.  Les trois frères écossais. Tours: Ad. Mame & Cie., 1863. 12mo (18 cm, 7"). [4], 283, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
$60.00
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New Homes, New Hearts
Duncan, Norman.  The suitable child. New York: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1909. 4to. Frontis., 96 pp.; 4 plts.
$45.00
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CRANBERRIES
Eastwood, B. A complete manual for the cultivation of the cranberry, with a description of the best varieties. New York: C.M. Saxton, Barker, & Co., 1860. 8vo. Engr. t.-p., 120 pp; 9 plts.
$125.00


First (Sole) Edition of the FirstU.S. Aquarium Manual:
A World in Miniature . . . Removed into Our Parlor”
Edwards, Arthur M.  Life beneath the waters; or, the aquarium in America. New York & London: H. Baillière, 1858. 12mo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [4], [ix]–170 pp.; 10 plts.
[SOLD]
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(MORE!) Welsh Fine Press PrintingWelsh Autobiography *IN* Welsh
Edwards, Owen.  Clych atgof penodau yn hanes fy addysg. Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales: Gwas Gregynog [The Gregynog Press], 1933. 8vo (21.9 cm, 8.6"). [10], 95, [3] pp.; illus.
$325.00
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Quintessential Pennsylvania Dutch”A First & “Fancy”
Egelmaan, Charles Frederick, engraver.  Broadside Taufschein, begins: “Im Jahr Christi 1[blank space] dey [blank space]um [blank space] Vhr [blank space] wurde [large blank space] ehelich geboren.... “ and completed by an anonymous scrivener. [Reading, PA: C. F. Egelmann, 1814 and later]. Folio (35 x 25.5 cm; 13.75" x 10.125") [1] p.
$550.00
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One of 75 Printed Hand-Colored Illustrations
Ehrmann, Paul.  Saving graces. New York: Oliphant Press, 1969. 12mo (20.4 cm, 8"). [24] pp.; illus.
$300.00
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Those Controversial Marbles
Ellis, Henry, Sir.  The British Museum. Elgin and Phigaleian marbles. London: Charles Knight, 1833. 12mo. 2 vols. I: [3] ff., Frontis., 249, [1] pp. II: viii, 271pp. (some leaves printed on one side only!).
$125.00
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Important Account ofthe Southwest & the Mexican Border
Emory, William Hemsley.  Notes of a military reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila rivers. Washington: Wendell & Van Benthuysen, 1848. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.1"). 416 pp.; 43 plts. (lacking 1 fold. map).
$750.00
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The Collected Works of Erasmus, IncludingHis Greek New Testament
Erasmus, Desiderius.  Desiderii Erasmi opera omnia in decem tomos distincta. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Pieter van der Aa, 1703–06. Folio extra (39.4 cm, 15.5"). 10 vols. in 11. I: [3] ff., 24, [64] pp., 1226 cols. (i.e., 1240); engr. t.-p., 1 double-pg. engr. plt. and 1 full-pg. engr. plt. II: [6] ff., 1212 cols., [5 4] pp. III(a): [15] ff., 1104 cols.; 18 full-pg. engr. plts. III(b): [2] ff., cols. 1105-944, [92] ff.; 2 full-pg. engr. plts. IV: [3] ff., 758 cols. (i.e., 768); 1 full-pg. engr. plt., 75 single-col. engr. vignettes (3.5" sq.), and 6 double-col. engr. vignettes (4.25" x 7.25"). V: [3] ff., 1360 cols. VI: [29] ff., 1126 cols., [17] pp. VII: [6] ff., 1198 cols., [1] p. VIII: [3] ff., 652 cols. IX: [3] ff., 1248 cols.; 1 fold-out plt., 1 full-pg. plt. X: [2] ff., cols. 1249–860, [64] ff.
$17,500.00
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Establishing the Basics of Electromagnetic Theory
   (& [“BTW”!] the Modern Electrical Industry)
Faraday, Michael.  Experimental researches in electricity. London: Richard & John Edward Taylor; Richard Taylor & William Francis, 1839–55 [i.e., ca. 1880]. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 3 vols. I: viii, 574 pp. (lacking half-title); 8 fold. plts. II: viii, 302 pp. (lacking half-title); 2 fold. plts., 3 plts. III: viii, 588 pp.; 3 fold. plts., 1 plt.
[SOLD]
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With a Montes de Oca Engraving
Not Noted by Medina or Garritz
The Work of a FamousWOMAN Printer
(Fernández de Jauregui, Doña María).  Marín, Miguel Angel.  Vida de San Paphnucio abad en el territorio de Heracléa en la baxa Thebaida y Santa Thais penitente. Mexico: Doña Maria Fern[ande]z de Jauregui, 1810. Small 4to. [2] ff., engraving, 44 pp.
$300.00

First English TranslationDeluxe Binding
Flaubert, Gustave.  November. [London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1934]. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.24"). 215, [3] pp.; illus.
$325.00
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100 Picasso Etchings
S., ed.  Picasso for Vollard. New York: Harry N. Abrams, © 1956. 4to (28.4 cm, 11.2"). XXII, [2] pp.; 100 plts.
$225.00
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Watercolors Abound
France, Anatole. At the sign of the Queen Pédauque. Chicago: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club by The Lakeside Press, 1933. Tall 4to. Frontis., [5], v–xii, 174, [2] pp., [3 (blank)] ff.; 19 plts.
$95.00


Limited EditionMucha Illustrations
France, Anatole.  Clio. Paris: Calman Lévy (pr. by Chamerot & Renouard), 1900. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [4], 188, [4] pp.; col. illus.
$650.00
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ALL the ACTUAL PRINTER'S BLOCKS for the *47* Illustrations
        of Zoeth Skinner Eldredge'sThe Beginnings of San Francisco
Francis, Walter, illus., et al.  For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations. San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.
$4350.00
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Surprising ContentCapuchins in Tibet
Surprising FrontispieceUncalled for, Signed, & Au Sanguine
Francisco, de Ajofrín, fray.   Carta familiar de un sacerdote, respuesta a un colegial amigo suyo, en que le dà cuenta de la admirable conquista espiritual del vasto imperio del gran Thibèt, y la mission que los padres Capuchinos tienen alli, con sus singulares progressos hasta el present. Dase tambien una noticia succinta de la fundacion de esta penitente seraphica familia; de los santos que la ilustran, cardenales, arzobispos; de su observancia, y austeridad, missiones que tiene en todo orbe, provincias, conventos, y religiosos en que se halla propagada, con orras noticias historico-eclesiasticas. Mexico: En la imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1765. Small 4to. Frontis., [2] ff., 48 pp.
$10,500.00
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“The Only Fantasy Illustrator WhoMATCHES Howard's Passion for Barbarians
Frazetta, Frank, illus.  The Wandering Star Robert E. Howard library of classics presents the Ultimate Triumph illustrated by Frazetta. London: Wandering Star, 1999. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). [4] pp.; illus.
$8.00  [That's CORRECT!]
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From Ancient Greece to the Baltic Lands”
Freeman, Edward Augustus.  The historical geography of Europe. London: Longmans, Green, & Co.; New York: Scribner & Welford, 1881. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.9"). 2 vols. I: xlix, [1], 604 pp. II: viii pp.; 29 double-page maps.
$200.00
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More of aDrawing/Painting Album, Really, Than the Writing Album”
That the Cover Promises
(Friendship Illustrated).  Manuscript on paper, in English. “Writing album.” London: John Walker & Co., 1903–20. 4to (20.4 cm, 8.1"). 98 ff. [35 used], illus.
[SOLD]
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Exotic Dishes” fromForeign Lands
Frost, Heloise.  A world of good eating. A collection of old and new recipes from many lands. [Newton, MA?]: Phillips Publishers, Inc., © 1951. 8vo. 128 pp.; illus.
$40.00
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Real Chinese FoodBilingual & In Color
Fu, Pei Mei.  Pei Mei's Chinese cook book. I, II, III. Taiwain: Chinese Cooking Class Ltd., T. & S. Industrial Co., [1969–77]. 4to. 3 vols. I: [2], 265, [1] pp.; 12 col. plts. II: [2], 386 pp.; 46 col. plts. (incl. in pagination). III: [2], 388 pp.; 56 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
$250.00
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