New York: Knopf, 1991. Illustrated with color photographs. slim 4to, blue cloth, dust wrapper. New York: Knopf, 1991. A very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
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London: Batsford, 1966. Color frontispiece with black-and-white drawings and photographs throughout. 174 pages, 4to, green cloth (corners bumped), dust wrapper (worn). London: Batsford, (1966). Very good(-).
Roche: Bausch & Lomb, 1929. Many illustrations. xiii + 318 pages, 8vo, decorative, patterned cloth. Rochester: Bausch & Lomb Optical Co., (1929). Minor dampstaining at top margins of some pages & neat ownership signatures inside front cover and front free endpaper. Overall a very good copy.
Rochester: Bausch & Lomb, 1897. Illustrated. 200 pages, thin 12mo, cloth; spine faded and a bit spotty. Rochester: The Bausch & Lomb Optical Company, 1897. Third edition. A very good copy.
Oxford: Phaidon, 1987. 260 illustrations, including 16 in color. 224 pages, 4to, blue cloth, d.w. London: Phaidon & Christie's Limited, (1987). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
London: Senex, 1723. 26 folding copper engraved plates. Folio, contemporary paneled calf, re-backed in a different shade of brown leather. vii, (1), 264 pages, some browning, heavy on the last 15 pages. Both sides of the rear fly-leaf contain a neat manuscript with diagram in a fine contemporary hand entitled: "Mr Flamsteed's Method of deliniating a Solar Eclipse upon a plain (sic) perpendicular to a Line which Connects the Center of the Sun and Earth & touches Lunar Orbit." London...
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.
London: Batchworth Press, Ltd., 1961. Illustrated (color and b/w). 323 plates. Folio, stamped tan cloth boards, edge-worn and faded mylar-covered wrapper. London: Batchworth Press, Ltd: London, 1961. A very good copy in a good wrapper.
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 (+).
New York: Carl Zeiss, 1927. Interesting illustratations. 109 pages, thin 8vo, blue cloth, a bit edgeworn. New York: Carl Zeiss, 1927. A very good copy.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1950. Illustrated. xxi + 201 pages, 8vo, red cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper edgeworn. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (1950). A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
London: Portman, 1989. 151 photographs and line drawings. 361pp., large 8vo, green cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper rubbed. London: Portman Books, (1989). A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
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 Cardiology, 1987. XXIX + 302pp, 8vo, full gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for The Classics of Cardiology Library, 1987. A Fine Copy. Facsimile of the 1824 First Edition.
Clinton: Hamilton College, 1984. With text by William Salzillo, Michael Edward Shapiro, Frederick R. Selch, H. Nichols B. Clark, and Celia Betsky. Illustrated primarily in b/w. 103pp. Slim square 4to, glossy pictorial wrappers. (Clinton: Hamilton College, 1984). A near fine copy, slightly worn.
Cambridge: University Press, 1950. More than 60 text illustrations, tables, formulas, etc. ix + 138 pages. 8vo, maroon cloth; corners and spine ends a bit bumped, inside front and rear covers and endpapers foxed. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1950. A very good copy.
New York: Harper & Row, 1973. Illustrated. xi + 182pp., 12mo, gilt-lettered decorative boards; spots of light wear on spine ends and corners. New York: Harper & Row, 1973. First Edition. Very Good (+). Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976. 41 black & white plates. 373pp. Wide 8vo, maroon cloth. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (1976). Sixth printing. Sunned spine, still a very good(+) copy.
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.
Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1964. 299 pages, large 8vo, tan cloth with red and tan characters (subtle sunning along edges), dust wrapper in mylar sleeve. Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1964). A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. Illus. 863pp. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. with a few small tears. New York: Harper & Row, (1975). A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1970. 54 black & white plates. xi + 187pp., 8vo, gilt-lettered red cloth. New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1970. A fine copy.
New York: Burt Franklin, 1971. 16 text illustrations. 42pp., small, thin 8vo, cloth. New York: Burt Franklin, 1971. A fine copy GM 6394. Facsimile of the 1892 edition.
London: British Musem, 1980. Frontispiece and other black-and-white illustrations. 247 pages, large 8vo, green cloth dust wrapper. London: British Museum Publications, 1980. Near fine. The British Museum Yearbook 4.
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...