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A History of British Birds. Six Volume Set., Morris, F. O.
141 Morris, F. O. A History of British Birds. Six Volume Set.
London Groombridge and Sons 1857-60 Hardcover 
In six volumes. xi, 364pp; 360pp; 391pp; 330pp; 315pp; 290pp. Dark red half morocco lettered in gold on the spines, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With 358 colored engravings. Light rubbing to boards, mild edge wear. A nice, clean near fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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The Chronicles of the East India Company Trading to China 1635-1834., Morse, Hosea Ballou
142 Morse, Hosea Ballou The Chronicles of the East India Company Trading to China 1635-1834.
Cambridge / Oxford Harvard University Press / Oxford Clarendon Press 1926-29 First Edition Hardcover 
Five volume set. Review copies with slips and publisher's prospectus laid in. xxi, 305pp; vi, 435pp; vi, 388pp; vi, 427pp; vi, 196pp. Original blue cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in gold on the spines. With nineteen illustrations and five maps. Some minor annotations in pen/pencil in the first volume but still a bright, clean near fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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143 Mowris, J. A. A History of the One Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment, N. Y. Volunteers, (Fourth Oneida,) from the Date of Its Organization, August, 1862, till That of Its Muster Out, June, 1865.
Hartford, CT Case, Lockwood and Company, Printers 1866 First Edition Hardcover 
289pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spine. Spine panel faded, some discoloration to cloth, mild foxing to text block. A solid, very good copy. Sabin 51209.; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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144 Mrs. Bray A Description of the Part of Devonshire Bordering on the Tamar and the Tavy; Its Natural History, Manners, Customs, Superstitions, Scenery, Antiquities, Biography of Eminent Persons, &c. &c.
London John Murray 1836 First Edition Hardcover 
In three volumes. Half calf over marbled boards, edges sprinkled red. With in-text illustrations. Bookplate of James Thorpe on the front pastedown endpapers. A nice, very good+ set with light wear to the extremities and mild rubbing to covers. ; Octavo 
Price: 350.00 USD
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145 Muller, John A Treatise Containing the Practical Part of Fortification. In Four Parts. For the Use of the Royal Academy of Artillery at Woolwich.
London Printed for W. Strahan, J. & F. Rivington, W. Johnston 1776 Third Edition Hardcover 
Third edition, corrected. xxiv, 302pp + [2]pp of publisher's advertisements. Modern brown full calf, spine with raised bands, gold lettering and decorations, inner dentelles in blind. With twenty-eight foldout copper plates. Includes the following parts: I. The theory of walls, arches, and timbers, with several tables of their dimensions. II. The knowledge of the materials, their properties, qualities, and the manner of using them. III. The manner of tracing a fortress on the ground, the making an estimate, and executing the works. IV. The method of building aquatics, as stone bridges, harbours, quays, wharfs, sluices, and aqueducts. Short tear to the lower edge of one of the leaves, professional restoration to one of the plates. A clean and bright near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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The Story of Some French Refugees and Their "Azilum", 1793-1800., Murray, Louise Welles
146 Murray, Louise Welles The Story of Some French Refugees and Their "Azilum", 1793-1800.
Athens, PA Tioga Point Chapter 1917 Second Edition Hardcover 
154pp + index. Cloth backed boards. Includes a foldout plan of the town of Asylum. A fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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147 Musurillo, Herbert The Acts of the Christian Martyrs.
Oxford Oxford 1979 0198268068 / 9780198268062 Hardcover 
Lower corners bruised else a fine copy in near fine dustjacket with a mildly faded spine panel. Introduction, text and translations by Herbert Musurillo. A nice, clean copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Atlas of Herkimer County, New York. From Actual Surveys by and Under the Direction of B. Nichols., Nichols, B.
148 Nichols, B. Atlas of Herkimer County, New York. From Actual Surveys by and Under the Direction of B. Nichols.
New York J. Jay Stranahan & Beach Nichols 1868 First Edition Hardcover 
32pp. Includes state map, table of distances and several hand-colored maps. Fairly heavy wear to covers, some light scattered foxing. A good copy. ; Folio 
Price: 400.00 USD
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149 Nutt, Frederic The Complete Confectioner, or, The Whole Art of Confectionary Made Easy; Containing, Among a Variety of Useful Matter, the Art of Making the Various Kinds of Biscuits, Fruits Preserved in Brandy, Drops, Preserved Sweetmeats (wet), Prawlongs, Dried Fruits, Ice Creams, Cordials, Water Ices, &c &c., as Also the Most Approved Method of Making Cheeses, Puddings, Cakes, &c in 250 Cheap and Fashionable Receipts.
New York Richard Scott 1807 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
Fourth edition, with considerable additions. Recent blue full calf, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. Portrait frontispiece. Mild foxing, an occasional smudge. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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A Residence of Eleven Years in New Holland and the Caroline Islands: Being the Adventures of James F. O'Connell. Edited from His Verbal Narration., O'Connell, James F.
150 O'Connell, James F. A Residence of Eleven Years in New Holland and the Caroline Islands: Being the Adventures of James F. O'Connell. Edited from His Verbal Narration.
Boston Published by B. B. Mussey 1841 Second Edition Hardcover 
265pp. Contemporary full sheepskin with black leather label lettered in gold on the spine. The appendix contains an "imperfect glossary" of the language of the Carolines. Small loss to spine ends, wear to extremities, front board partially split at spine. A good+ copy. ; 12mo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague., Oakes, William
151 Oakes, William Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague.
Boston / Cambridge Little & Brown / George Nichols 1848 First Edition Hardcover 
Rebound in green cloth preserving the original front panel decorations and lettering. With sixteen lithographed plates each with explanatory text. Very mild scattered foxing, light toning to pages. A very good copy. Howes O1. Sabin 56387. ; Folio 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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152 Odell, George C. D. Annals of the New York Stage Complete Fifteen Volume Set.
New York Columbia University Press 1927 First Edition Hardcover 
Maroon cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front panels and lettered in gold on the spines. Illustrated. With the bookplates of theatrical producer Mary K. Frank. Light wear to extremities, spines are very mildly faded. A near fine set. ; Quarto 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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153 Parkinson, Richard General View of the Agriculture of the County of Rutland; with Observations on the Means of Its Improvement, Drawn Up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement.
London Printed for Richard Phillips 1808 First Edition Hardcover 
187pp. Contemporary tree calf, spine lettered in gold. Five inserted plates with engravings. With the bookplate of noted English businessman Ernest Ribley Debenham on the front pastedown endpaper. Wear to extremities, front panel partially split at spine. A good+ copy.; Octavo 
Price: 350.00 USD
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154 Pas, Crispijn van de Hortus Floridus in quo rariorum & minus vulgarium florum Icones ad vivam veramque formam accuratissime delineatae.
Arnhem Ioannem Ianssonium 1614-7 First Edition Hardcover 
Five parts in one volume. Text in Latin. Contemporary full brown calf with five raised bands, gold lettering and gold decorations on the spine, edges stained red, marbled pastedown endpapers. Leaves measure 27 x 17.5 cm. Calf shows some wear but overall in very good condition, the corner of one leaf is torn. The book was professionally restored. There are many differences between copies of this title which differ in number of plates included. Unless otherwise specified the title pages, etc., follow the copy catalogued in Hunt Botanical Catalogue 199. This copy is as follows: BOOK I. VER. i. Title page (blank on verso); ii. Hepatica flore niveo w/ engraved garden on verso; iii. 51 numbered plates - plates #10 and 25 have been excised -- the last description in Latin is numbered 52. BOOK II. AESTAS. i. Title page - Differs slightly from Hunt - with Arnhemi - Ex Officina Ioannis Ianszonij, Anno 1617 (Index Aestivus on verso); ii. Paeonia w/ engraved garden on verso; iii. 20 numbered plates - last leaf is blank on recto. BOOK III. AUTUMNUS. i. Title page (blank on verso); ii. Clematidis altera species w/ engraved garden on verso; iii. 28 plates numbered as follows: number 1 to 11, number 13 to 23, number 12, number 25 (Narcissus marinis), number 24 (Crocus byzantinus), number 25 (Bulbus narcisci marini), Radix cyclamini (marked #13 and 14), Hyacintus germ. (marked d.12 - this is actually part of the Hyems and was bound here incorrectly); iv. Epigramma (blank on verso). BOOK IV. HYEMS. (title page lacking); i.Chamelaea laureola with engraved garden on verso; ii. 12 numbered plates (for plate d.12 see above). BOOK V. ALTERA PARS. i. Title page with Ad Lectorem on verso; ii. Engraved plate Cognoscite Lilia; iii. 61 numbered plates (missing #53) - names of almost all plants inscribed in Latin, French, English and German; Finis Coronat Opus printed on verso of last plate. "Blunt calls this the most celebrated and influential of early florilegia, and one of the finest." Hunt 199. S. Savage The Hortus Floridus of Crispijn vande Pas the Younger, in Trans. of the Bibliog. Soc., N.S., Vol. IV, No. 3, Dec., 1923.; Oblong quarto 
Price: 10250.00 USD
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The Book of Duck Decoys, Their Construction, Management, and History., Payne-Gallwey, Ralph
155 Payne-Gallwey, Ralph The Book of Duck Decoys, Their Construction, Management, and History.
London John Van Voorst 1886 First Edition Hardcover 
x, 214pp + 2pp of advertisements. Original green cloth stamped in gold and black on the front and the spine, and in blind on the back. Frontispiece and several illustrations in b&w and color. Light wear to corners, spine expertly restored in a couple of spots, internally very clean. A very good copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 750.00 USD
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The Common Sense of Drinking, Peabody, Richard R.
156 Peabody, Richard R. The Common Sense of Drinking
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1937 Hardcover 
Later printing. Red cloth stamped in yellow and black on front panel and black on spine panel. Tiny spots to cloth on front panel, spine panel is faded, endpapers and text block mildly toned. A clean very good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 1850.00 USD
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Flashback: The Autobiography of a British Film-maker., Pearson, George
157 Pearson, George Flashback: The Autobiography of a British Film-maker.
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1957 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Red cloth stamped in gold on the cover and the spine, top edge gilt. Signed by George Pearson on the front free endpaper. With numerous photographs. Some mild foxing to the edges. A near fine copy lacking dustjacket. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 250.00 USD
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158 Pemberton, Ebenezer Sermons and Discourses on Several Occasions.
London Printed for J. Batley 1727 First Edition Hardcover 
iv, 310pp. Lacks rear board, extremely heavy wear to front board and spine. A few small stains to the edges but otherwise internally clean. A complete fair copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 175.00 USD
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159 Poe, Edgar Allan Histoires extraordinaires. Traduites par Charles Baudelaire.
Paris A. Quantin 1884 Hardcover 
In two volumes. xxxii, 382pp; xix, 410pp. Contemporary green half morocco over marbled boards, spines with five raised bands, lettered in gold. Engraved frontispieces and several inserted plates. Light edge wear, a few light scuffs to leather. A very good set. ; Octavo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Orpheus Britannicus. A Collection of All the Choicest Songs for One, Two, and Three Voices, Compos'd by Mr. Henry Purcell. Together, with Such Symphonies for Violins or Flutes, as Were by Him Design'd for Any of Them: and a Through-bass to Each Song; Figur'd for the Organ, Harpsichord, or Theorbo-lute., Purcell, Henry
160 Purcell, Henry Orpheus Britannicus. A Collection of All the Choicest Songs for One, Two, and Three Voices, Compos'd by Mr. Henry Purcell. Together, with Such Symphonies for Violins or Flutes, as Were by Him Design'd for Any of Them: and a Through-bass to Each Song; Figur'd for the Organ, Harpsichord, or Theorbo-lute.
London Printed by William Pearson 1702-06 Hardcover 
Two volumes in one. Volume one is the second edition with large additions; volume two is the first edition. 286pp; 176pp (with some pagination errors). Contemporary full paneled calf, spine with six raised bands, gold decorations, and with a new morocco label lettered in gold. Some wear to extremities, names on front free endpaper. A very good copy.; Folio 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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