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London: William Godbid, 1672. 185 pages, 12mo, original calf covers (slightly bowed), neatly re-cased. London: William Godbid, 1672. First edition. A very clean tight copy. Small contemporary brown ink notation on the fly-leaf and previous owners name on the publishers note.The Essay marks the beginning of the modern development in knowledge of crystal structure. Wing B3947. Fulton 96. Neville 193.
New York: Marcus & Co., 1936. Title page vignette by Rockwell Kent. Thin small 8vo, gray boards. New York: Marcus & Company, (1936). First Edition. A very good copy with light sunning and spotting to covers. Being the third of a series of little books...which will have to do with the legends, histories, occurrence and fashion of precious stones.
Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1762. Engraved title page and 78 of 79 full-page copper engraved plates. 90pp of text (lightly foxed throughout, more so on text pages; 2pp of text are darkened, probably from a newspaper laid-in). Short 4to. Original marbled boards binding, edges reinforced with cloth, 19th century brown leather spine (well-rubbed with small repairs at joints). Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1762. First edition. Lacks plate 21, but still a very good copy of this scarce book. Brunet IV, 848; Sinkankas.....
London: Nisbet. Frontispiece and 9 other superb mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac, lettered tissue guards. [xii], 151 pages of text. 4to, decorative grey boards backed in gilt-stamped white cloth, lightly worn on corners and extremities of spine, uncut edges, t.e.g. Housed in a grey clam shell box with a leather spine label (a couple bumps to top and bottom edge otherwise a fine slipcase). London: Nisbet & Co., ca. 1920. A very good(+) copy. Limited edition, number 612 of.....
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902. More than 200 black & white illustrations, includes both full page plates and text illustrations. xvi + 738pp., very thick 8vo, green cloth; library plate pasted to inside front cover. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1902. A very good copy.