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Delft: Nederlandsche Kabelfabriek, 1954. Illustrated throughout by Bernard Van Vlijmen with charming full-page drawings and watercolors of the factory floor (some in color), printed in Rotogravure. Oblong 4to. Spiral bound within a full dark green padded leather binding; board slipcase with matching leather spine. Delft: Nederlandsche Kabelfabriek, 1954. First Edition. Leather covers are crackled but sound, otherwise a fine copy of this unusual book. A beautifully produced history of the famous Dutch electrical cable factory.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1926. 24 color plates, 22 text illustrations and 2 mounted color plates by Frank Brangwyn. Large 8vo, 1/2 white cloth (darkened and a bit worn at ends); uncut edges, t.e.g. London: John Lane, 1926. A very good copy internally fine. One of 125 copies with 2 extra illustrations in color.
Paris: Bureaux de l'Union Medicale, 1870. 52 pages. Tall slim 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards; spine well-worn. Paris: Aux Bureaux de l'Union Medicale, 1870. First Edition. Although Joseph-Ignace Guillotin did not invent the guillotine, he advocated its use as a painless method of execution as opposed to burning alive, quartering, etc.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1969. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs, drawings, and diagrams. 2 volumes. 596 & 694 pages. Short thick 4to, brown cloth, d.w. with light edgewear and tears. New York: Crown Publishers, (1969). Small stamped name on front free endpapers, still a very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.