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Cambridge: Magdalene College, 1972. 7 plates in color & in black & white, many text illustrations. 68 pages, slim 4to, brown simulated leather. Cambridge: Magdalene College, 1972. Limited Edition. Fine but for a small previous owners blind stamp on the half-title. Number 21 of 180 signed and numbered copies.
Boston: Buff & Buff, 1938. Illustrated throughout, and with a section at the back with photos of Buff & Buff transits, levels, theodolites, etc. on location, including the George Washington Bridge and the Oakland-Alameda Subway. 141 pages, slim 8vo, pictorial boards.. Boston: Buff & Buff Mfg. Co., 1938. Very good (+).
36 full-page plates in very clean condition. Includes the list of plates, in French, and the lovely allegorical frontispiece for "Chirurgie" section, but no actual title page. Folio, rebound in recent cloth-backed marbled boards. N.P., N.D., circa 1760. Ownership information inside front cover, still in near fine condition -- an uncommon collection of these medical plates. 36 plates from Diderot's 18th century Encyclopedia, depicting interesting medical instruments and various operations from Lithotomy and a rather horrible looking Mastectomy to Craniotomy.....
Birmingham: Classics of Surgery, 1987. Few text illustrated. xv + 154 pages, small 8vo, gilt-decorated black leather, a.e.g.; leather bookplate with limitation number and owner's name inside front cover. Birmingham: The Classics of Surgery Library, (1987). A fine copy. Facsimile of the London: Robert Hardwicke, 1865 edition. With separately printed publisher's notes.
Stipple engraving. Image measures 17" x 13.5". This beautiful stipple engraving of a girl playing a hurdy-gurdy beside a fireplace is modeled on William Hogarth's 1749 painting "The Savoyard Girl." This later print was made in 1798 and published in 1799. For many years, remained the only source of knowledge about Hogarth's painting, which remained in a private collection. The girl depicted is a savoyard, or a wandering street musician common in 18th-century London whose favorite instrument was the hurdy-gurdy.....