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Very Good in Very Good jacket. 25cm, 128pp + 4 leaves front and back advts. Fresh appearance but with dampstaining on top corners (of advts only) but not within text block; sunned on spine and small closed tears on projecting fore-edge of wrapper. First number of this journal of literary opinion from "the sage of Baltimore."
Very Good. 23cm, 140p, orig. publisher's red cloth; title gold-stamped "Hind's Essay" on front cover; light foxing. An historical essay on the Hessian fly, wheat midge, rust, smut and weevils with contemporary references to wheat growing in Canada and New England 1830s and 40s. At the time of writing this essay, Hind was professor of chemistry at Trinity College (University of Toronto) and was awarded first prize by the minister of agriculture Philip VanKoughnet for an essay on the above ...
Good. iv, 5-110 pp., has map "Mercator's Projection, with the Great Circle Shortest Sailing or Air Lines of the River St. Lawrence" but lacks the second map "The Province of Canada and the Lower Colonies." Foxed title, final page and verso of map. Very good cover appearance.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: J. Hartley, Robert Gibson, and Thomas Hodgson, London
Date published: 1702
Description: Good. 20cm, [xvi], 440pp. contemporary calf, only good, rebacked, front board almost detached, some worming on final section. A collection of sixteen documents relating to British affairs of state and including letters from King Charles and King James in their exile, an essay upon the disorders in Scotland, description of Germany by Gascoign, and the ancient method and custom of duelling before the King, etc. read more
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York
Date published: 1966
Description: Good. 23cm, xii, 107p, wraps. Of the series 'Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. ' The present monograph is based on field work done in Barrow, Kaktovik & Wainwright, Alaska from 1958 to 1960. read more
Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford
Date published: 1889
Description: Good. 8vo, 22cm, xiii, 341p, blue cloth, bumped, frayed, owner's stamp, otherwise good. "My purpose in this book has been to collect and piece together all the available information concerning the outward features and surroundings of the old Athenian dramatic performances; in other words, to write a history of the Attic drama from the theatrical, as opposed to the literary, point of view." read more
Edition: 2nd printing
Publisher: University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Date published: 1970
Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 24cm, 120p, brown cloth, vg w/ some spotting on back cover. Dr Robley Dunglison (1798-1869) taught at the University of Virginia during Thomas Jefferson's time and was his friend and physician. In this famous correspondence with his physician is revealed Jefferson's extension of his own civic philosophy to his health: 'As the individual is the guardian of his liberty, so must he guard his own healing power, therapy being part of his nature. ' (editor's note, p 93]. read more
Publisher: Le chanoine J-B-A Allaire, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec
Date published: 1934
Description: As New. Without dj, as issued. 23cm, 598p, demi-chagrin noir, comme neuf. 'L'index renvoie toujours à la dernière biographie et dans celle-ci on trouve tout ce qui concerne le sujet en question, sans être obligé de revoir celles qui l'ont précédée. ' read more
Publisher: Associates of the James Ford Bell Library, Minneapolis
Date published: 1991
Description: Fine. Without dj, as issued. 23cm, vii, 284p, blue leatherette, issue of 750 copies to honor the work of curator John Parker and the Bell Library's mission of collecting the history of European expansion through trade. read more