28 items found
Bonaparte, C. N.
Vues pittoresques de l'Amerique dessinés par la Comtesse Charlotte de Survilliers 1824. [Picturesque American Scenes by Charlotte Napoléone Bonaparte].
[Brussels, Stapleaux et Jobard, 1824]. Oblong folio (23.8 x 30.3 cm). Lithographed pictorial title page, printed by Jobard after a drawing by Michel Stapleaux; 12 original - early - lithographs with script captions and signed Charlotte. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title.Read more
Box, H. E.
Typescripts, correspondence and papers.
Various places and publishers, 1923-1953. 4to and 8vo. Over 60 items of various size and shape. Many thousands of pages, numerous illustrations including some original photos. Preserved in two similar cardboard folders with punch holes.Read more
Cadillac. [Large, luxurious Catalogue]
[Detroit], Cadillac, ca. 1925. Oblong folio (41.0 x 56.0 cm). 14 large, chromolithographed plates (25.5 x 38.2 cm) mounted on printed, numbered leaves inside ornamental borders. Printed wrappers with pattern of Cadillac emblems.Read more
Elliot, W. [P.]
The patentee's manual; containing a list of patents granted by the United States for the encouragement of arts & sciences, alphabetically arranged, from 1790 to 1830. [To be continued by supplements.] Also, the laws of Congress for granting patents; with a digest of all decisions which have taken place in the Courts of the United States respecting patents.
Washington, DC, S. A. Elliot, 1830. 8vo (22.6 x 13.6 cm). Title page, xviii, 118, 137-53 pp. Contemporary (original?) blind boards; spine with handwritten label.Read more
Treatise on the venom of the viper; on the American poisons, and on the cherry laurel, and some other vegetable poisons, to which are annexed, observations on the primitive structure of the animal body; different experiments on the reproduction of the nerves; and a description of a new canal of the eye. With ten descriptive plates. Translated from the original French of Felix Fontana, naturalist to His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Toscany, and director of his Cabinet of Natural History, by Joseph Skinner, navy surgeon, and member of the Corporation of Surgeons of London.
London, J. Murray, 1787. Two volumes in two. 8vo (21.1 x 12.1 cm). Half-titles and title pages to both volumes; 861 pp. [Vol. I: xix, 408, xiv; Vol. II: ii-[iv], 395, xxii]; ten folded, engraved plates. Uniform later, period-style polished half calf over marbled boards. Spines with five raised, gilt-bordered bands; compartments with gilt vignettes and red morocco label with gilt title. Edges speckled red.Read more
Gray, A. and I. Sprague
Genera florae Americae Boreali-Orientalis illustrata. The genera of the plants of the United States, illustrated by figures and analyses from nature, by Isaac Sprague. Superintended, and with descriptions, &c. by Asa Gray. Vol. I. Plates 1-100, Vol. II. Plates 101-186. (Complete).
Boston, MA, James Munroe, New York, NY, George P. Putnam, 1848-1849. Two volumes in two. 8vo (23.5 x 15.1 cm). 460 (230; 230) pp.; 186 (100; 86) engraved plates. Original uniform black blind-stamped cloth. Gilt title on the spines. Yellow endpapers.Read more
Gregorio, A., De
Monographie de la faune Éocénique de l'Alabama et surtout de celle de Claiborne de l'étage Parisien (horizon à Venericardia planicosta Lamk.). Avec 46 pl. (contenant 1480 figures de 751 espèces et mutations).
Palermo, Librairie International L. Pedone Lauriel (Charles Clausen), 1890. Folio (33.2 x 24.0 cm). 316 pp.; 46 fine lithographed plates. Original printed boards.Read more
Harris, W. H.
Louisiana products, resources and attractions, with a sketch of the parishes. A hand book of reliable information concerning the State.
New Orleans, LA, W. M. Harris [for the State], 1881. 8vo (23.4 x 14.9 cm). 248 pp., one large, folded coloured map, one lithographed frontispiece portrait. Original pictorial wrappers. In protective transparent cover.Read more
Collection of letters. Including a vivid description of his death by his wife, Beatrice in a letter to a friend.
New York, NY, [Harry Houdini], [United States of America (various places) and Germany], 1925-1927. 19 letters by Harry Houdini, two by his wife Beatrice, and 25 letters and postcards by various Houdini correspondents (dated up to 1929).Read more