Prague: P. Bohmans Erben, 1824. Slim oblong 4to, contemporary calf (leather is well-rubbed with neat repairs to spine; rear endpaper lacking and front flyleaf clipped; light marginal stains on some plates but very little foxing). Prag: P. Bohmans Erben, 1824 "The Essence of Roman War" with incredible vivid illustrations featuring battle scenes, troop formations, naval warfare, war elephants, gladiators, fortifications, weaponry, etc.
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Bogota: Aguilar, 2007. Many Illus. 339pp. Folio, black boards, d.w., corners of boards lightly bumped, otherwise very good. (Bogota): Aguilar, (2007). First Edition History of the newspaper, El Espectador, published first in Medellin and then in Bogota, Colombia. Many of the illustrations are of front pages of the newspaper.
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1982. Profusely illustrated, including many full-page color plates. 420 pages with text in French. Square 4to, pictorial wrappers; light wear at spine ends. (Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1982). First edition. A very good(+) copy. Exhibited at Centre Georges Pompidou & Musee National d'Art Moderne.
New York: Abrams, 1970. Profusely illustrated with photos, 2 folding, and 22 mounted color plates. 232pp. Folio, black cloth, printed mylar d.w. New York: Abrams, 1970. A fine copy in a near fine wrapper. The puppet theatre designed by William Addison Dwiggins, the well-known typographer and writer.
Paris: Germer Bailliere, 1844. 702pp. 8vo, uncut, black cloth. Paris: Germain Balliere, 1844. First Edition. Very good. A well-documented study of the mesmerian movement and the Catholic church. With a long section on the attitude of French medical and scientific community toward mesmerism. "Il est le plus complet..." Caillet 6809.
New York: Stokes, 1937. Photo illustrations. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Stokes, 1937. First Edition. Commentary by three young siblings on their life in Hollywood, interacting with stars such as Clark Gable, Eddie Cantor, Shirley Temple et al. Very good copy in a dust wrapper bearing the original price, but with two large chips and light edge-wear.
Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. in the Months of February, March, April, and May, 1828. xv, 256pp. 8vo, rebound in modern 1/2 gray cloth, uncut, some pages lightly foxed, many pages lightly toned. Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. First Edition. Author was a pastor of the First Church in Beverly, Massachusetts. In 1828, he traveled to Cuba to recuperate from poor health. He arrived in Matanzas, where he stayed for two weeks. After a short visit to Havana, Abbot explored...
Boston: E. Littel & Co., 1848. 5 pages (pp. 565-569) IN: Littell's Living Age, No. 214, 17 June, 1848. Slim 8vo, original pale brown pictorial wrappers; just a bit chipped at edges. Boston: E. Littel & Co., 1848. First Printing. Near fine. Abbott's revision of the article which originally appeared in Joseph and Henry Lord's "A Defence of Dr. Charles T. Jackson's Claims to the Discovery of Etherization." Fulton-Stanton V. 4. Osler 1445n.